Mary Blondine Lawrence1,2

F, b. October 29, 1922, d. October 17, 1999
FatherHubert Lee Lawrence1,2,3,4,5,6,7 b. April 4, 1895, d. April 19, 1970
MotherBernie Link1,2,3,4,5,6,7 b. August 1, 1899, d. February 14, 1981
     Her Social Security Number was 231-24-1660.8 Mary Blondine Lawrence was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on October 29, 1922 at Virginia.8,3 She married Lewis H. Clower, son of Dallas Brainard Clower and Minnie M. Conner, on May 11, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of May 11, 1940,her married name was Clower. Mary Blondine Lawrence died on October 17, 1999 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 76.8,2 She CLOWER, Blondine Lawrence, 76, departed this life on Sunday, October 17,1999 at her home in Pilot. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, James and Betty Clower, Shawsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Opal and Donald Gearhart, Copper Hill; two grandsons, Wayne Clower, Salisbury, Md., Randell and Anne Gearhart, Floyd; two granddaughters, Angie and Doug Vest, Check, Dana Clower, Shawsville; three small great-grandsons, Brandon and Wyatt Gearhart, Matthew Vest; and four sisters, Clara Conner, Check, Estelle Janney, Pilot, Erma Jean and Wilford Vest, Check, Glenna and Clyde Nichols, Bent Mountain. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Clower, parents, Hubert and Bernie Lawrence and brothers, Lee and Ray Lawrence. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Huffville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lane Spigener and the Rev. Dale Bowman officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call Monday at Gardner Funeral Home, where the family will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Flowers would be appreciated or you may make memorial contributions to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825 Electric Rd., Roanoke, Va. of Floyd Co. Rescue Squad. Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd (540-745-2007) is in charge of arrangements. on October 18, 1999.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 53, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 68, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Lewis H. Clower b. November 18, 1916, d. October 25, 1959
Marriage*Mary Blondine Lawrence married Lewis H. Clower, son of Dallas Brainard Clower and Minnie M. Conner, on May 11, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Blondine Lawrence Clower obituary in the Oct 18, 1999 edition.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Annabel Conner obituary in the Apr 20, 2010 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Estelle Lawrence Janney obituary in the Sep 26, 2013 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Lewis Clower obituary in the Nov 21, 2006 edition.

Elbert Winston Wimmer1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 23, 1923, d. June 30, 2007
FatherEdgar Hamilton Wimmer6,7,1,8,9,10,11,12,13 b. July 22, 1893, d. October 14, 1985
MotherLela Charlotte "Claudie" Ridinger6,7,1,8,9,10,11,12,13 b. January 9, 1896, d. February 17, 1963
     Elbert Winston Wimmer was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 He was born on September 23, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,3,5 He married Garnett Irene McNiel, daughter of James Herbert McNiel and Lura N. Richards, on October 24, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,14,10,2,5 Elbert Winston Wimmer died on June 30, 2007 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.2,4,5 He Elbert Winston Wimmer, 83, of Pilot, Va. passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. Wimmer was a lifelong farmer in the Huffville Community of Floyd County. He was a WW II Army Veteran, having served in the China, Burma-India Operations. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene McNeil Wimmer, a son J. E. Wimmer, sister, Marie Wimmer and brothers, Lamer, Harless and Wesley Wimmer. His surviving family includes his daughter, Margaret Gearhart and her husband Larry; son, Cline Wimmer and wife Diane; grandchildren, Melissa Collins and husband Neil, Chad Gearhart, Stacy Mann and husband James, Jennifer Wimmer; great-grandchildren, Torri Bower and Evan Mann; stepgrandchildren, B. J. Chafin and wife Connie, Matthew Chafin; stepgreatgrandchildren, Drew Chafin and Caileigh Chafin; sisters, Daphne McNeil, Lois Epperly and Dorothy Meredith and husband Lewis, brother, Ray Wimmer and wife, Marie June. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Huffville United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Huffville Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Stan Clower, 1246 Huffville Road, Pilot, VA 24138. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Monday, July 2 2007, at the Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg, VA. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the Huffville United Methodist Church, Floyd County, conducted by Pastor Dan Walker, Rev. Richard H. Horne and Pastor Leon Alley. Interment will follow in the Huffville Cemetery. The Wimmer family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, VA, 382-2612. On line condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com. on July 2, 2007.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 59, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 44, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Garnett Irene McNiel b. December 27, 1922, d. March 11, 2003
Marriage*Elbert Winston Wimmer married Garnett Irene McNiel, daughter of James Herbert McNiel and Lura N. Richards, on October 24, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,14,10,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elbert Winston Wimmer obituary in the Jul 2, 2007 edition.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harless Edwin Wimmer obituary in the Jun 13, 2001 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Wesley Wimmer obituary in the Dec 6, 1997 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie Alice Wimmer obituary in the Jul 19, 1996 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lela Claude Wimmer obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvin Ray Wimmer obituary in the Apr 24, 2014 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Garnett Irene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 12, 2003 edition.
  15. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James Light1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
FatherJohn Jackson Light2,3,4 b. October, 1808, d. November, 1884
MotherMary Sandra "Polly" Conner2,3,4 b. 1808, d. 1884
     James Light was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,6 He was born on May 4, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Martha Ann Tice, daughter of Lebanon Tice and Frances Jane Webb, circa 1861.7 James Light married Sarah Olive Clower, daughter of Jacob G. Clower Jr. and Mary Ann Kingrea, on August 23, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 James Light died on January 20, 1923 at Spencer, Roane Co., West Virginia, at age 86.1,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 80, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 210, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 270, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 91, District 87, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia8
1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 23, District 128, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 88, District 130, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Gustavas Simmons11

Occupation

1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8
1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10

Family 1

Martha Ann Tice b. April 9, 1844, d. January 19, 1877
Marriage*James Light married Martha Ann Tice, daughter of Lebanon Tice and Frances Jane Webb, circa 1861.7 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Olive Clower b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
Marriage*James Light married Sarah Olive Clower, daughter of Jacob G. Clower Jr. and Mary Ann Kingrea, on August 23, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S335] M. Banks, K. Shumate, J. Banks H. Shumate, Cemeteries of Monroe County West Virginia.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James Light death certificate.
  6. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David H. Light death certificate.
  13. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Lawrence marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David Light death certificate.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the M. B. Light death certificate.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the E. J. Light death certificate.
  18. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Martha Ann Simmons obituary in the Oct 24, 1957 edition.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Martha Ann Simmons death certificate.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nathaniel Green Light death record.

Garnett Irene McNiel1,2,3,4,5

F, b. December 27, 1922, d. March 11, 2003
FatherJames Herbert McNiel1,6,3,5 b. September 30, 1891, d. April 26, 1937
MotherLura N. Richards1,6,3,5 b. November 24, 1895, d. September 27, 1963
     Garnett Irene McNiel was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 Her Social Security Number was 223-24-1389.8 She was born on December 27, 1922 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,6,3,4,5,7 She married Elbert Winston Wimmer, son of Edgar Hamilton Wimmer and Lela Charlotte "Claudie" Ridinger, on October 24, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6,9,7 As of October 24, 1942,her married name was Wimmer. Garnett Irene McNiel died on March 11, 2003 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.2,8,10,7 She WIMMER, Garnett Irene, 80, of Pilot went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 11, 2003. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph McNeil and son, J. E. Surviving are her loving husband of 60 years, Winston Wimmer, daughter, Margaret W. Gearhart and husband, Larry of Greenville, SC, son, Cline Wimmer and wife, Diane of Pilot; grandchildren, Melissa Gearhart, Chad Gearhart, Jennifer Wimmer, and Stacy Mann and James, great-grandchild, Torri Bower. Stepgrandchildren, B. J. and wife Connie Chafin, Matthew Chafin, stepgreat-grandchild, Drew Chafin. She was a member of the Huffville United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Huffville United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Walker and Pastor Elbert Lee Naff officiating. Interment will follow in the Huffville Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Horne Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad, Station 3 at Locust Grove, P. O. Box 33, Floyd, VA 24091. The Wimmer family is being served by Horne Funeral & Cremation Service, Christiansburg. (382-2612) on March 12, 2003.2

Family

Elbert Winston Wimmer b. September 23, 1923, d. June 30, 2007
Marriage*She married Elbert Winston Wimmer, son of Edgar Hamilton Wimmer and Lela Charlotte "Claudie" Ridinger, on October 24, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6,9,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Garnett Irene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 12, 2003 edition.
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elbert Winston Wimmer obituary in the Jul 2, 2007 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ira Clinton Price1,2,3

M, b. May 9, 1911, d. October 28, 1968
     Ira Clinton Price was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 229-01-9363.5 He was born on May 9, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5 He married Nannie Eileen Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on July 2, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Ira Clinton Price died on October 28, 1968 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 57.2,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 525, District 87-10, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Clothing presser6

Family

Nannie Eileen Gearheart b. October 1, 1917, d. September 26, 1968
Marriage*Ira Clinton Price married Nannie Eileen Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on July 2, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Alvis Cleophus Carr1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 26, 1912, d. September 12, 1954
FatherValentine T. Carr7,1,2,4,6 b. April 21, 1882, d. December 30, 1944
MotherLula Jane King7,1,2,4,6 b. November 6, 1890, d. April 14, 1946
     Alvis Cleophus Carr was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6 He was born on November 26, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,6 He married Nannie Evelene Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on June 1, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,8,6 Alvis Cleophus Carr died on September 12, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 41.5,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 20, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 62, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 159, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Farm laborer1
1940Farmer9

Family

Nannie Evelene Gearheart b. February 2, 1920, d. September 22, 2005
Marriage*Alvis Cleophus Carr married Nannie Evelene Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on June 1, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eveline Gearhart Carr Short obituary in the Sep 25, 2005 edition.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Iless Carr Gisiner obituary in the Apr 27, 2019 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Weeks-Hodges wedding announcement in the Aug 4, 1996 edition.

Valentine T. Carr1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 21, 1882, d. December 30, 1944
FatherZachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr6,2 b. July 25, 1859, d. September 10, 1931
MotherMahala Catherine Manning6,2 b. February, 1859, d. February 24, 1935
     Valentine T. Carr was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He was born on April 21, 1882 at Virginia; On his WWI and WWII Draft Registration cards he lists his birth date as Apr 22, 1882.7,4,8 He married Lula Jane King, daughter of Thomas P. King and Laura Ann Board, on December 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,1,7 Valentine T. Carr died on December 30, 1944 at Virginia at age 62; Died as a result of a truck and train collision that also killed Madgie Conner Willis. The accident happened on Nov 6, 1944 near the Roanoke-Montgomery County line. Carr was driving back toward U.S. 11 after stopping to buy some straw. Both were hospitalized in Roanoke with severe head and other injuries.7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 106, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 51, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 20, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 62, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 122, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1910Farmer3
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Truck driver5

Family

Lula Jane King b. November 6, 1890, d. April 14, 1946
Marriage*Valentine T. Carr married Lula Jane King, daughter of Thomas P. King and Laura Ann Board, on December 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  16. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Lula Jane King1

F, b. November 6, 1890, d. April 14, 1946
FatherThomas P. King2,1 b. April, 1868, d. January 28, 1906
MotherLaura Ann Board2,1 b. August 31, 1866, d. February 1, 1944
     Lula Jane King was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on November 6, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 She married Valentine T. Carr, son of Zachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr and Mahala Catherine Manning, on December 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3 As of December 4, 1904,her married name was Carr. Lula Jane King died on April 14, 1946 at age 55.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 51, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 20, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 62, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 122, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Valentine T. Carr b. April 21, 1882, d. December 30, 1944
Marriage*Lula Jane King married Valentine T. Carr, son of Zachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr and Mahala Catherine Manning, on December 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  12. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

John Thrasher Short1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. August 30, 1919, d. October 20, 1978
     John Thrasher Short was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,7 He was born on August 30, 1919 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6,7 He married Nannie Evelene Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on December 29, 1961 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6 John Thrasher Short died on October 20, 1978 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.6,7

Family

Nannie Evelene Gearheart b. February 2, 1920, d. September 22, 2005
Marriage*He married Nannie Evelene Gearheart, daughter of James Melvin Gearheart and Victoria "Torie" Vest, on December 29, 1961 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eveline Gearhart Carr Short obituary in the Sep 25, 2005 edition.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Iless Carr Gisiner obituary in the Apr 27, 2019 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&

Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow1,2,3

M, b. May 12, 1930, d. November 6, 1992
FatherAbraham "Abe" Knoppow1,3,4 b. June 10, 1898, d. May 6, 1991
MotherElizabeth "Lizzie" Galperen1,3,4 b. December 25, 1901, d. October 20, 1988
     Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow was buried at Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, Los Angeles Co., California.5 His Social Security Number was 370-26-8898.6 He was born on May 12, 1930 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.6,3 He married Gay Frances Wellington, daughter of Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington and Rose J. "Rosie" Knopp, on March 6, 1954 at Bel Air, Los Angeles Co., California.5,7 Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow died on November 6, 1992 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, at age 62.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 117, District 44-544A, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan4

Occupation

Pharmecutical representative, store owner, and pool builder

Family

Gay Frances Wellington b. January 27, 1933, d. July 2, 2003
Marriage*Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow married Gay Frances Wellington, daughter of Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington and Rose J. "Rosie" Knopp, on March 6, 1954 at Bel Air, Los Angeles Co., California.5,7 
Children
  • Debra Ruth Knoppow5
  • Lisa Ann Knoppow5

Citations

  1. [S513] Los Angeles Times, From the Abraham Knoppow obituary in the May 8, 1991 edition.
  2. [S714] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Department, Georgia Deaths, 1919-98.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S316] "Personal knowledge of author Scott A. Schaffer,."
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S4041] California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records, California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959.

Ruth Margaret Yates1,2,3

F, b. February 22, 1917, d. January 18, 1985
FatherSharon Berkley Yates1,4,5,2,6,7,3 b. March 27, 1886, d. April 9, 1930
MotherHettie Lee King1,4,8,5,2,6,9,7,3 b. April 22, 1891, d. August 26, 1978
     Her Social Security Number was 227-12-2486.10 Ruth Margaret Yates was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.11,12,2,3 She was born on February 22, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,2 She married Clyde Lewis Howlett, son of Lewis Howlett and Susie Quesenberg, on March 13, 1939.1,5,2,13,6 As of March 13, 1939,her married name was Howlett. Ruth Margaret Yates died on January 18, 1985 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 67.1,11,12,2,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 143, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 15, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 62, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1940Beautician14

Family

Clyde Lewis Howlett b. September 1, 1916, d. January 23, 1995
Marriage*Ruth Margaret Yates married Clyde Lewis Howlett, son of Lewis Howlett and Susie Quesenberg, on March 13, 1939.1,5,2,13,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hettie King Yates obituary in the Aug 30, 1978 edition.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Irving Yates obituary in the Oct 23, 2008 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Irene Vest Bandy obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  12. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clyde L. Howlett obituary in the Jan 25, 1995 edition.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S402] Mary Conner Williams, Yates Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Samuel Green Conner1,2,3

M, b. July, 1855, d. December 12, 1932
FatherWilliam Nathan Conner1,4,3,5 b. February 2, 1837, d. October 9, 1911
MotherCynthia/Corintha Virginia "Jane" "Jennie" Otey1 b. circa 1838, d. December 3, 1858
     Samuel Green Conner was buried at Ballard Cemetery, Union, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6 He was born in July, 1855 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Jul 18, 1851.1,7,4 He married Martha Abygail Oyler, daughter of Lewis Oyler, on April 9, 1874 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 Samuel Green Conner died on December 12, 1932 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, at age 77.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 188, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 213, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 190, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 244, District 123, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 592, District 177, Mabscott, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 156, District 18, New Garden, Russell Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1880Farm laborer8
1900Farmer7
1910Odd job laborer9

Family

Martha Abygail Oyler b. October, 1856
Marriage*Samuel Green Conner married Martha Abygail Oyler, daughter of Lewis Oyler, on April 9, 1874 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Samuel G. Conner death certificate.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3550] Ballard Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mann-Conner marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Laura Mann death certificate.
  13. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Luvenia Conner Thompson death register record.

Henry W. Hall1

M, b. April 3, 1827, d. December 14, 1917
     Henry W. Hall was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 3, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Rhoda Adline Stewart on November 6, 1850 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Henry W. Hall died on December 14, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 90.1,2

Family

Rhoda Adline Stewart b. February 28, 1834, d. November 10, 1917
Marriage*He married Rhoda Adline Stewart on November 6, 1850 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S1476] Helen M. Gray Rynd, "Descendants of Henry W. Hall."
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Rhoda Adline Stewart1,2

F, b. February 28, 1834, d. November 10, 1917
     Rhoda Adline Stewart was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on February 28, 1834 at Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1831.3,4,2 She married Henry W. Hall on November 6, 1850 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 As of November 6, 1850,her married name was Hall. Rhoda Adline Stewart died on November 10, 1917 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 83.3,4,2

Family

Henry W. Hall b. April 3, 1827, d. December 14, 1917
Marriage*She married Henry W. Hall on November 6, 1850 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1476] Helen M. Gray Rynd, "Descendants of Henry W. Hall."
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Reuben Harrison King1,2

M, b. February 18, 1840, d. February 18, 1914
FatherHenry D. King1,2 b. 1801, d. circa 1850
MotherSarah Ann Bartlett1,2 b. circa 1808, d. March 2, 1884
     Reuben Harrison King was buried at King Cemetery, Rt. 607, Bottom Creek area, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He Served in the 42nd Virginia Infantry with the Confererate States Army during the Civil War.1 He was born on February 18, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His birthdate is also sometimes listed as Aug. 16, 1840.1,4,3,2 He married Martha E. Ridgeway on August 17, 1865 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Reuben Harrison King married Lucy Ellen King, daughter of William Henry King and Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Conner, on January 6, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 Reuben Harrison King died on February 18, 1914 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 74.1,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 209, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 338, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1900Farmer7

Family 1

Martha E. Ridgeway b. circa 1841, d. November 4, 1888
Marriage*Reuben Harrison King married Martha E. Ridgeway on August 17, 1865 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Lucy Ellen King b. March 27, 1879, d. May 1, 1953
Marriage*Reuben Harrison King married Lucy Ellen King, daughter of William Henry King and Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Conner, on January 6, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Martha E. Ridgeway1

F, b. circa 1841, d. November 4, 1888
     Martha E. Ridgeway was buried at Huff Cemetery, Rt. 221 near Floyd/Roanoke Co. line and Mt. Olive Church, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born circa 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia. She married Reuben Harrison King, son of Henry D. King and Sarah Ann Bartlett, on August 17, 1865 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of August 17, 1865,her married name was King. Martha E. Ridgeway died on November 4, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of epilepsey.

Family

Reuben Harrison King b. February 18, 1840, d. February 18, 1914
Marriage*She married Reuben Harrison King, son of Henry D. King and Sarah Ann Bartlett, on August 17, 1865 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Maleta Aldene Link1,2

F, b. May 1, 1924, d. March 11, 2014
FatherHenry Clay Link3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,2,11 b. February 28, 1903, d. November 18, 1980
MotherMamie Ann Vest3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,2,11 b. April 18, 1905, d. August 13, 1998
     Maleta Aldene Link was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 1, 1924 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,12,13,14,5,8,2 She married Delbert Keen Walters, son of George Martin Walters and Ella Maye Hall, on September 3, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,15,13,5,6,7,8,2 As of September 3, 1942,her married name was Walters. Maleta Aldene Link died on March 11, 2014 at Virginia at age 89.2 She Maleta Adlene Link Walters, 89, of Floyd, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was a member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren where she was a lifetime deaconess and retired Postmaster in Check. She was born in McDowell County, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Henry Clay and Mamie Vest Link. She loved school and was valedictorian of her high school class. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delbert Keen Walters; and brother, H. C. (Trick) Link. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Jean Walters of Radford, Tommy and Linda Walters of Floyd, and Bobby and JoAnn Walters of Hardy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Fred Nichols of Troutville, Etta Mae and Herman Hall of Mechanicsville, Catherine Vest of Floyd, and Pauline Reed of Check; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank several people for their loving care of Mrs. Walters: the kind and loving staff at Skyline Manor, Carolyn McPeak for all the dedication given to our mother, neighbor Hubert Harman for all of his visits, and to all the friends for all their love and prayers. A Graveside service will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Wilson Cemetery in Check with Rev. Marty Moyer and Rev. Roy Turpin officiating. Following the service, the family will gather at the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren to fellowship with friends and neighbors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, 8838 Floyd Highway North, Copperhill, VA 24079. The Walters family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. on March 13, 2014.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

Delbert Keen Walters b. August 7, 1913, d. November 28, 1996
Marriage*Maleta Aldene Link married Delbert Keen Walters, son of George Martin Walters and Ella Maye Hall, on September 3, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,15,13,5,6,7,8,2 
Children
  • Bobby Keen Walters3,15,5,8,2
  • Thomas Kendell "Tommy" Walters Sr.1,15,5,8,2
  • Steven Kimberly Walters1,15,5,8,2

Citations

  1. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maleta Adlene Link Walters obituary in the Mar 13, 2014 edition.
  3. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mamie Vest Link obituary in the Aug 14, 1998 edition.
  5. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Henry Link obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Henry Link.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Catherine Link Vest obituary in the Nov 6, 2014 edition.
  12. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  13. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  14. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delbert Keen Walters obituary in the Nov 30, 1996 edition.

Waskey Burrell Link1,2,3

M, b. November 1, 1930, d. September 11, 1931
FatherHenry Clay Link4,2,3 b. February 28, 1903, d. November 18, 1980
MotherMamie Ann Vest4,3 b. April 18, 1905, d. August 13, 1998
     Waskey Burrell Link was buried at Link Family Cemetery, on Rt. 653, turn left on Diamond Knob Road and travel about 1.3 miles. In a field about 200 yards to the left, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 1, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 He died on September 11, 1931 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3

Citations

  1. [S220] Mary Conner Williams, Link Cemetery.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Delbert Keen Walters1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 7, 1913, d. November 28, 1996
FatherGeorge Martin Walters1,6,4,7 b. February 2, 1882, d. March 12, 1963
MotherElla Maye Hall1,6,4,7 b. 1882, d. September 23, 1950
     Delbert Keen Walters was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia; He also has a stone in Restvale Cemetery.3,8,9,10,4 He was born on August 7, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,8,9,10,4,7 He married Roxie Maye Vest, daughter of Jessie David Vest and Etta "Ettie" Vest, on April 11, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 Delbert Keen Walters married Maleta Aldene Link, daughter of Henry Clay Link and Mamie Ann Vest, on September 3, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,11,3,9,4,12,13,7,5 Delbert Keen Walters died on November 28, 1996 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.3,8,9,10,4 He WALTERS, Delbert Keen, 83, of Check, died at his home on Thursday, November 28, 1996. Surviving are his wife, Maleta Link Walters of Check; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and JoAnn Walters of Hardy, Thomas and Linda Walters of Floyd, and Steven and Lisa Walters of Fincastle; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one stepgreat-grandchild, and a sister, Loraine Radford of Floyd. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd, with the Rev. Dale Bowman, Mr. Rockey Williams and Mr. B. P. Simpson officiating. Interment will be in the Wilson Cemetery. on November 30, 1996.3

Occupation

1931Saw mill worker1
1942Farmer6

Family 1

Roxie Maye Vest b. February 24, 1913, d. December 16, 1941
Marriage*Delbert Keen Walters married Roxie Maye Vest, daughter of Jessie David Vest and Etta "Ettie" Vest, on April 11, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 

Family 2

Maleta Aldene Link b. May 1, 1924, d. March 11, 2014
Marriage*Delbert Keen Walters married Maleta Aldene Link, daughter of Henry Clay Link and Mamie Ann Vest, on September 3, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,11,3,9,4,12,13,7,5 
Children
  • Bobby Keen Walters6,3,4,7,5
  • Thomas Kendell "Tommy" Walters Sr.2,3,4,7,5
  • Steven Kimberly Walters2,3,4,7,5

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delbert Keen Walters obituary in the Nov 30, 1996 edition.
  4. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maleta Adlene Link Walters obituary in the Mar 13, 2014 edition.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mamie Vest Link obituary in the Aug 14, 1998 edition.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Henry Link obituary in an undated edition.
  13. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Henry Link.