Sarah Ellen Gearheart1,2

F, b. May 10, 1897, d. September 4, 1988
FatherWilliam Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart3,4 b. April 25, 1862, d. November 9, 1956
MotherVirginia Isabell Conner3,4 b. April 25, 1868, d. July 13, 1919
     Sarah Ellen Gearheart was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 Her Social Security Number was 224-92-1245.6 She was born on May 10, 1897 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,6,5 She married William Lewis "Willie" Wimmer Sr., son of Thomas Jefferson Wimmer and Annie Maggie Garrett, on May 15, 1919 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 As of May 15, 1919,her married name was Wimmer. Sarah Ellen Gearheart died on September 4, 1988 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 91; The SSDI has a death date of Sep 5, 1988.3,2,6,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 45, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 486, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 10, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 175, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Family

William Lewis "Willie" Wimmer Sr. b. February 2, 1895, d. August 30, 1973
Marriage*Sarah Ellen Gearheart married William Lewis "Willie" Wimmer Sr., son of Thomas Jefferson Wimmer and Annie Maggie Garrett, on May 15, 1919 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S945] Pamela Wimmer Digges, "Conner Family Tree (Sarah E. Gearheart)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 8 and Aug 27, 2005.
  2. [S1718] Pam Digges, "William Lewis Wimmer and Sarah Ellen Gearheart," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 7, 2008.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2258] East Hill Cemetery, Salem VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=36099422&CRid=50097&df=all&
  11. [S2751] City of Salem VA Archives - East Hill Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lorraine Wimmer Richardson Bowles obituary in the Dec 17, 2012 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice1,2,3,4

M, b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
     Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice was buried at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on August 22, 1881 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Pearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart, daughter of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on August 27, 1903 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice died on March 10, 1926 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 44.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 82, District 30, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1910Farm laborer3
1920Tannery grinder5

Family

Pearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
Marriage*Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice married Pearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart, daughter of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on August 27, 1903 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Lonnie Annie Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. circa 1901, d. March 14, 1940
FatherWilliam Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart1,4,2,5 b. April 25, 1862, d. November 9, 1956
MotherVirginia Isabell Conner1,4 b. April 25, 1868, d. July 13, 1919
     Lonnie Annie Gearheart was buried at Vass Cemetery (also known as Cirtsville Cemetery), Cirtsville, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,5 She was born circa 1901 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She married George Frank Roop on September 13, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5 As of September 13, 1920,her married name was Roop. Lonnie Annie Gearheart died on March 14, 1940 at Cirtsville, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,5 She CIRTSVILLE — Funeral services for Mrs. Lonnie Roop, 40, who died at the residence early yesterday morning after an illness of five days, will be conducted at the Cirtsville Methodist church Sunday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Cirtsville cemetery. Death was attributed to acute myocarditis. Born at Salem, Virginia, she was the daughter of W. A. Gayhart, who survives her. She was a member of the Cirtsville Methodist church. Other survivors are the widower, G. F. Roop, of Cirtsville; five brothers, Morris Gayhart, of Roanoke, Virginia; Clint Gayhart, of Salem, Virginia; Clifton Gayhart, of Kanawha City, Virginia; Charley Gayhart and Gib Gayhart, both of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Althick, Mrs. Effie Mills, Roanoke, Virginia; and Mrs. Dorothy Gibson, of Salem; and the following children: Adline Roop, June Roop and Bill Roop, all of Cirtsville; and Phil Roop, of Brufton, Ind. on March 15, 1940.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 80, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

George Frank Roop b. September 4, 1895, d. July 30, 1963
Marriage*Lonnie Annie Gearheart married George Frank Roop on September 13, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lonnie Roop death certificate.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Presnell-Roop marriage record.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Lonnie Roop obituary in the Mar 15, 1940 edition.
  6. [S873] Carol McKay, "Roops," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 29 and Apr 2, 2002.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roop-Carter marriage record.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Frank Roop obituary in the Aug 1, 1963 edition.

Dorothy Leah Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. March 13, 1905, d. July 31, 1970
FatherWilliam Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart1,2,3 b. April 25, 1862, d. November 9, 1956
MotherVirginia Isabell Conner1,3 b. April 25, 1868, d. July 13, 1919
     Dorothy Leah Gearheart was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on March 13, 1905 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She married Robert Lee Gibson on February 22, 1922 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 As of February 22, 1922,her married name was Gibson. Dorothy Leah Gearheart died on July 31, 1970 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 65.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 80, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 266, District 81-18, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Family

Robert Lee Gibson b. July 24, 1899, d. December 9, 1982
Marriage*Dorothy Leah Gearheart married Robert Lee Gibson on February 22, 1922 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Charlie Herbert Gearheart1,2

M, b. July 24, 1899, d. September 12, 1972
FatherWilliam Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart3,4 b. April 25, 1862, d. November 9, 1956
MotherVirginia Isabell Conner3,4 b. April 25, 1868, d. July 13, 1919
     Charlie Herbert Gearheart was born on July 24, 1899 at Virginia.1,2 He married Violet F. Unknown circa 1923.5 Charlie Herbert Gearheart died on September 12, 1972 at Broward Co., Florida, at age 73.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 45, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 173, District 44, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother-in-law Joseph Mills6
1930Dwelling 517, District 149, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio5
1940Dwelling 52, District 25-12B, Clinton, Franklin Co., Ohio7

Occupation

1920N. & W. railroad brakeman6
1930Railroad conductor5
1940Railroad brakeman7

Family

Violet F. Unknown b. November 22, 1903, d. January 9, 2003
Marriage*Charlie Herbert Gearheart married Violet F. Unknown circa 1923.5 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

George Frank Roop1,2,3,4

M, b. September 4, 1895, d. July 30, 1963
     His Social Security Number was 236-09-2132.5 George Frank Roop was buried at Davis Cemetery, Mount Tabor, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,3,4 He was born on September 4, 1895 at Radford, Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Sep 10, 1895 and his WWI Draft Card has Sep 10, 1896.1,5,6,3,4 He married Lonnie Annie Gearheart, daughter of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on September 13, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,8 George Frank Roop died on July 30, 1963 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 67.3,6,4 He Funeral services for Frank Roop, 67, of Harper and Detroit, Mich., formerly of Cirtsville, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cirtsville Methodist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Milling of ficiating. Burial will folow in the Davis Addition to the Mount Tabor Cemetery. He died at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in a local hospital. Born in Radford, Va., Sept. 4, 1895, he was a son of the late Creed and Maggie Martin Roop. A resident of Detroit for 20 years, he had lived at Cirtsville before moving there. He was employed as a stream engineer and before moving to Detroit was employed at the Eccles mine. He was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Roop of Harper; two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Mary Virginia) Presnell and Mrs. Roy (Idleane) Mitchem, both of Takoma Park, Md; two sons, Philip of Christiansburg, Va., and George of Baltimore, Md; a stepson, George Manolis of Reseda, Calif; three half-brothers, Logan, Tom and Dave Roop, all of Radford; 14 grandchildren; and a greatgrandchild. Pallbearers will be Nelson, Robert, Archie and Randoph Mitchem, Kelly Godbey and Edward Sweeney. on August 1, 1963.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 12, District 41-37A, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1940Coal miner9

Family

Lonnie Annie Gearheart b. circa 1901, d. March 14, 1940
Marriage*George Frank Roop married Lonnie Annie Gearheart, daughter of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on September 13, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  3. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Frank Roop obituary in the Aug 1, 1963 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the George Frank Roop death certificate.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5208] Davis Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  8. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Lonnie Roop obituary in the Mar 15, 1940 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S873] Carol McKay, "Roops," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 29 and Apr 2, 2002.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roop-Carter marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Presnell-Roop marriage record.

Gibon Andrew Gearhart1,2,3

M, b. August 16, 1894, d. March 30, 1953
FatherWilliam Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart4,5 b. April 25, 1862, d. November 9, 1956
MotherVirginia Isabell Conner4,5 b. April 25, 1868, d. July 13, 1919
     Gibon Andrew Gearhart was buried at Eastlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio.3 He married Evelyn F. Scott.4,6 Gibon Andrew Gearhart was born on August 16, 1894 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He died on March 30, 1953 at Ohio at age 58.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 45, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 114, District 138, ward 7, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio7
1930Dwelling 280, District 150, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio6
1940Dwelling 400, District 73-57, Portsmouth, Scioto Co., Ohio8

Occupation

1920Steam railroad brakeman7
1930Steam railroad conductor6
1940Railroad brakeman8

Family

Evelyn F. Scott b. 1896, d. 1984
Marriage*Gibon Andrew Gearhart married Evelyn F. Scott.4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S3309] Eastlawn Cemetery, Franklin Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Daniel B. Link1

M, b. 1867, d. July 1, 1890
FatherDavid Link1 b. March 11, 1818, d. February 19, 1900
MotherAdeline Smith1 b. October 12, 1822, d. September 26, 1883
     Daniel B. Link was born in 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia. He died on July 1, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Deid of flux.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, b. January 20, 1934, d. November 1, 1974
FatherWilliam Franklin "Bill" "Willie" Long1,3,4,6 b. May 1, 1895, d. April 15, 1969
MotherMary Gladys "Gladys" Conner1,2,3,4,6 b. March 29, 1900, d. February 2, 1977
     Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 She was born on January 20, 1934 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,3,5 She married Harry Milburn Jacobs Jr. on June 23, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,6 As of June 23, 1954,her married name was Jacobs.6 Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long and Harry Milburn Jacobs Jr. were divorced on April 13, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long married Daniel Elmore "Danny" Gryder Sr. on April 11, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,6 As of April 11, 1963,her married name was Gryder.6 Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long died on November 1, 1974 at Durham, Durham Co., North Carolina, at age 40.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 12, District 119-12, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family 1

Harry Milburn Jacobs Jr. b. July 23, 1928, d. May 29, 2016
Marriage*Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long married Harry Milburn Jacobs Jr. on June 23, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,6 
Divorce* Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long and Harry Milburn Jacobs Jr. were divorced on April 13, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 
Children
  • Mary Page Jacobs9,2,6
  • William Franklin "Lin" Jacobs9,2,6

Family 2

Daniel Elmore "Danny" Gryder Sr.
Marriage*Mary Trevaleah "Trevaleah" Long married Daniel Elmore "Danny" Gryder Sr. on April 11, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,6 
Children
  • Daniel Elmore "Danny" Gryder Jr.2,6
  • Marya Trevaleah "Treva" Gryder2

Citations

  1. [S317] "Personal knowledge of Gladys M. Conner Schaffer,."
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information.
  3. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Mary Trevaleah Gryder death certificate.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S602] "Personal knowledge of Jane E. Conner,."
  9. [S597] Elle Ritter (ex-wife), "William Franklin Jacobs," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 25, 2002.

Eula Mae Gearheart1,2

F, b. June 14, 1915, d. March 7, 1992
FatherGeorge Washington "Gus" Gearheart3,4,2 b. July 1, 1894, d. July 18, 1979
MotherLouella Elizabeth Conner3,2 b. July 13, 1894, d. February 16, 1924
     Her Social Security Number was 303-30-9714.5 Eula Mae Gearheart was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She and Paul Christian Wray were divorced.2 Eula Mae Gearheart married Sidney A. "Dewey" Hackney.2 Eula Mae Gearheart and Sidney A. "Dewey" Hackney were divorced.2 Her married name was Hackney. Eula Mae Gearheart was born on June 14, 1915 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,2 As of May 18, 1933,her married name was Wray.6 She married Paul Christian Wray on May 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.7,2,6 Eula Mae Gearheart died on March 7, 1992 at Virginia at age 76.5,1 She Eula Mae Gearheart Hackney, age 76, of Roanoke, died Saturday. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles P. and Shirley Wray, Troutville; Thomas D. and Frances Hackney, Roanoke; her daughters and son-in-law, Mary Lee and Johnny Liakos, Roanoke; Shirley M. Hackney, Roanoke; her brothers, Adam Dewey Gearheart and George Gearheart; her grandchildren, Dale W. Wray, Bruce D. Wray, Timothy S. Hackney, Virginia L. Liakos, Laura M. Liakos; and a great-grandson, Matthew B. Wray. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon Tuesday at the Lots Roanoke Chapel by the Rev. Timothy Wright with burial in the Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton. The friends may call at the Lots Funeral Home, Roanoke. on March 9, 1992.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 66, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 2, District 25, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family 1

Sidney A. "Dewey" Hackney
Divorce*Eula Mae Gearheart and Sidney A. "Dewey" Hackney were divorced.2 
Marriage* Eula Mae Gearheart married Sidney A. "Dewey" Hackney.2 
Children
  • Thomas Dewey Hackney1,7,2
  • Shirley Mae Hackney1,7,8,2

Family 2

Paul Christian Wray
Divorce*Eula Mae Gearheart and Paul Christian Wray were divorced.2 
Marriage* Eula Mae Gearheart married Paul Christian Wray on May 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.7,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eula Mae Gearheart Hackney obituary in the Mar 9, 1992 edition.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Lee Liakos obituary in the Mar 9, 2003 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Jones Hackney obituary in the Feb 22, 1997 edition.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Beulah Irene Gearheart1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. June 30, 1919, d. January 3, 1985
FatherGeorge Washington "Gus" Gearheart1,2,3,5,6 b. July 1, 1894, d. July 18, 1979
MotherLouella Elizabeth Conner3,5,6 b. July 13, 1894, d. February 16, 1924
     Beulah Irene Gearheart was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,7,6 She was born on June 30, 1919 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4,6 As of December 14, 1941,her married name was Chittum.5 She married Russell Edward Chittum on December 14, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,7,5,6 Beulah Irene Gearheart died on January 3, 1985 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.3,4,6 She Mrs. Beulah Irene Chittum, age 65, of 308 Poplar Street, Vinton, died Thursday morning in a local hospital. Mrs. Chittum was a member of Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Russell E. Chittum; two daughters, Mrs. Clinton (Frances) Myers, Vinton, Mrs. Riley (Mary) Furrow, Boones Mill; two granddaughters, Miss Lisa Myers, Miss Patricia Myers, both of Vinton; brother, Dewey Gearheart; sister, Mrs. Eula Wray, both of Roanoke. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. The Rev. Edward M. Ridout and Dr. Richard H. Forrester will officiate. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on January 5, 1985.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 66, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 2, District 25, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

Russell Edward Chittum b. January 7, 1922, d. July 29, 1992
Marriage*Beulah Irene Gearheart married Russell Edward Chittum on December 14, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,7,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [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&
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Irene Chittum obituary in the Jan 5, 1985 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Russell Edward Chittum obituary in the Jul 30, 1992 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances C. Myers Scott obituary in the Sep 27, 2002 edition.

Mary V. Gearheart1

F, b. circa March, 1918, d. circa 1935
FatherGeorge Washington "Gus" Gearheart1,2,3 b. July 1, 1894, d. July 18, 1979
MotherLouella Elizabeth Conner1,3 b. July 13, 1894, d. February 16, 1924
     Mary V. Gearheart was buried at Puckett Cemetery, off Rt. 221 on a small dirt road between the old Copper Hill post office and H. C. Link & Son Pump Business, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born circa March, 1918 at Virginia.1 She died circa 1935.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 66, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 2, District 25, Roanoke, Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Adam Dewey Gearheart1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 12, 1921, d. July 13, 1995
FatherGeorge Washington "Gus" Gearheart1,3,5 b. July 1, 1894, d. July 18, 1979
MotherLouella Elizabeth Conner3,5 b. July 13, 1894, d. February 16, 1924
     His Social Security Number was 226-12-1193.6 Adam Dewey Gearheart was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 He was born on November 12, 1921 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,6,5 He married Ruth Evelyn Perdue on June 29, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 Adam Dewey Gearheart died on July 13, 1995 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.4,6 He GEARHEART, Adam Dewey, 73, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, July 13, 1995, at the VA Hospital. He was retired from Burlington Industries with 43 years service. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Gearheart; daughters and son-in-law, Lynn Johnson, Peggy & Mike Chitwood, Brenda Gray; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Martha Gearheart; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Pastor Ken Studer officiating. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday at Oakey's North Chapel. on July 14, 1995.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 2, District 25, Roanoke, Virginia1

Family

Ruth Evelyn Perdue
Marriage*Adam Dewey Gearheart married Ruth Evelyn Perdue on June 29, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 
Children
  • Lynn Gearheart3
  • Brenda Gearheart3,4
  • Peggy Gearheart3,4
  • Steven Dewey Gearheart7,3,4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eula Mae Gearheart Hackney obituary in the Mar 9, 1992 edition.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Adam Dewy Gearheart obituary in the Jul 14, 1995 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the McLean-Gearheart wedding announcement in the Nov 4, 2004 edition.

S. J. "Lavinia" Unknown1

F, b. August 30, 1867, d. September 20, 1949
     S. J. "Lavinia" Unknown was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She Enumerated in the household of her Son-in-law John Proffit in the 1920 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. She married Thomas Mills. S. J. "Lavinia" Unknown was born on August 30, 1867 at Virginia.2 She died on September 20, 1949 at age 82.2

Family

Thomas Mills
Marriage*She married Thomas Mills
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Russell Edward Chittum1,2

M, b. January 7, 1922, d. July 29, 1992
     His Social Security Number was 223-12-1480.3 Russell Edward Chittum was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 7, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 He married Beulah Irene Gearheart, daughter of George Washington "Gus" Gearheart and Louella Elizabeth Conner, on December 14, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,5,2,6 Russell Edward Chittum died on July 29, 1992 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.3,1 He Russell Edward Chittum, age 70 of Vinton, died Wednesday at his home as a result of an accident. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Chittum. He was a retired wallpaper contractor, a member of Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church and an army veteran of World War II. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 3, Vice Commander and member of VFW Post 1264, the Loyal Order of Moose, Vinton Lodge # 1121 and the Legion. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Frances C. Myers, Roanoke; Mary C. and Riley W. Furrow, Boones Mill; two granddaughters and their husbands, Lisa M. and Jeffrey D. Jones, Patty M. and Paul L. Rucker; a great-granddaughter, Megan Ann Jones, all of Roanoke; three brothers, James Lynwood Chittum, Boones Mill; Harry L. Chittum, Roanoke; Alvin J. Chittum, Montvale; a devoted friend, Elvah Smith, Vinton. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Vinton Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 1992 with the Rev. J. Michael Palmer officiating. Burial with military honors by VFW Post 1264 will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel where the family will receive friends 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday. on July 30, 1992.1

Family

Beulah Irene Gearheart b. June 30, 1919, d. January 3, 1985
Marriage*He married Beulah Irene Gearheart, daughter of George Washington "Gus" Gearheart and Louella Elizabeth Conner, on December 14, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,5,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Russell Edward Chittum obituary in the Jul 30, 1992 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Irene Chittum obituary in the Jan 5, 1985 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances C. Myers Scott obituary in the Sep 27, 2002 edition.

Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. May 17, 1870, d. October 19, 1964
FatherJoseph Landon "Landon" Conner1,2,3,5,6 b. March 23, 1849, d. January 31, 1932
MotherMary Catherine "Kitty" Oakes1,2,3,5,6 b. September 1, 1848, d. February 3, 1922
     Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner was buried at Whitlow Family Cemetery, Charity Road about 4 miles NE of Woolwine, Patrick Co., Virginia.3 She and William Mancie White were divorced.4 Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner was born on May 17, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 She married Silas Edward Stump, son of Elijah G. Stump and Martha J. Smith, on July 10, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of July 10, 1890,her married name was Stump. Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner married William Mancie White on October 19, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of October 19, 1904,her married name was White. Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner died on October 19, 1964 at Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 94.3,4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 233, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 220, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 159, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Silas Edward Stump b. October 3, 1871, d. July 15, 1903
Marriage*Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner married Silas Edward Stump, son of Elijah G. Stump and Martha J. Smith, on July 10, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

William Mancie White b. circa 1858
Divorce*Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner and William Mancie White were divorced.4 
Marriage* Lucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner married William Mancie White on October 19, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S1150] Patricia and Cecilia Palin Sewell, Relatives of World War I Veterans.
  12. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Margaret McKinley Bales1,2

F, b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Mary Margaret McKinley Bales was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,1 Her Social Security Number was 223-37-3654.4 She was born on January 13, 1896 at Smyth Co., Virginia.4,1 She married John Clinton Gearheart, son of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on October 29, 1917 at Giles Co., Virginia.3,1,5 As of October 29, 1917,her married name was Gearheart. Mary Margaret McKinley Bales died on January 10, 1994 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 97.4,3 She GEARHEART, Mary M., 97, of Richfield Nursing Center, Salem, formerly of Roanoke died Monday, January 10, 1994. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Gearheart, Sr., two daughters, Charlotte M. Gearheart and Mary G. Cuff. She is survived by six sons and daughters-in-law, John C. and Madeline Gearheart, Jr., Floyd, Charles W. ("Bill") and Dorothy Gearheart, Catawba, Robert W. and Haruko Gearheart, Winchester, Vernon E. ("Gene") and Carole Gearheart, Ashford, Conn., James N. and Emma Gearheart, Ocoee, Fla., Jackie L. Gearheart, Roanoke; three daughters and sons-in-law, Helen G. and Howard Guthrie, Salem, Margie G. and Carl Wyse, Archbald, Oh., Betty G. Shockley, Salem; 39 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 13, 1994, 2 p.m. at Lotz Salem Chapel, with the Rev. Paul E. Alwine officiating. Interment at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel. on January 12, 1994.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 72, District 179, Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee6
1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Family

John Clinton Gearheart b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
Marriage*Mary Margaret McKinley Bales married John Clinton Gearheart, son of William Harvey "Buzz" Gearheart and Virginia Isabell Conner, on October 29, 1917 at Giles Co., Virginia.3,1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S2258] East Hill Cemetery, Salem VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=36099422&CRid=50097&df=all&
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  12. [S5203] Short Funeral Home, online http://www.shortfuneralhome.com/, From the Margie K. Wyse obituary.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Helen Virginia Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. September 4, 1918, d. October 21, 2020
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart4,2,5,6,7,8 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales9,10,2,5,6,7,8 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Helen Virginia Gearheart was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on September 4, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 She married Howard Montague Guthrie on August 18, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3 As of August 18, 1939,her married name was Guthrie. Helen Virginia Gearheart died on October 21, 2020 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 102.3 She Helen Virginia Gearheart Guthrie, 102, of Salem, Virginia departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Helen was a lifelong resident of Salem. She retired from General Electric and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Howard M. Guthrie; daughter, Joyce Pearson; son, Howard L. Guthrie; grandchildren, Tammy Roberts, Austin Harris and Timothy Martin. Surviving are her daughters, Judy Ellison, Pam (Mike) Poe; son, Rodney (Vickie) Guthrie; son-in-law, Stan Pearson; daughter-in-law, Jeannie Guthrie; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 3 p.m. in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke. on October 23, 2020.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 72, District 179, Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee5
1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 194, District 81-18, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1940Overall factory seamstress11

Family

Howard Montague Guthrie b. January 16, 1919, d. May 21, 1995
Marriage*Helen Virginia Gearheart married Howard Montague Guthrie on August 18, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Montague Guthrie obituary in the May 23, 1995 edition.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Virginia Gearheart Guthrie obituary in the Oct 23, 2020 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  8. [S5203] Short Funeral Home, online http://www.shortfuneralhome.com/, From the Margie K. Wyse obituary.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S9765] Harris Mountain Funeral Home, online www.harrismountainfuneralhome.com, From the Howard L. Guthrie obituary.
  13. [S3358] Hickory Daily Record, From the Joyce Pearson obituary in the Nov 19, 2016 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Clinton Gearhart Jr.1

M, b. February 26, 1920, d. November 14, 2015
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart2,1,3,4,5,6 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales2,7,1,3,4,5,6 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     John Clinton Gearhart Jr. was buried at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 409 Ridgeview Road NW, off Rt. 8 N, Floyd Co., Virginia.8 He was born on February 26, 1920 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1 He married Madeline Memmitt on March 24, 1940 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,1 John Clinton Gearhart Jr. died on November 14, 2015 at Virginia at age 95.8 He John C. Gearhart, Jr., 95 of Floyd, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Magadeline Gearhart.John served in the United States Army in the 1st Calvary Division as a Rifleman. He was a faithful member at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, as well as an avid hunter, fisherman and musician. He enjoyed playing several instruments and attended the Friday Night Jamboree .He is survived by daughters, Maxine Kelly (Robert), Kathy Kidwell (David); sons, Earl Gearhart (Betty Jo), Johnny Gearhart (Sharon), Gary Gearhart (Christine); grandchildren, April Cochran, Doug Gearhart(Kena), Troy Gearhart, Maggie Gearhart, Carrie Hackett (Curtis), Kim Jackson (Mathew), Tracie Geiger(Bobby), Joel Benson (Beatrice); close friend, Ruth Weeks; brother, Gene Gearhart; sisters, Betty Jo Stockley, Helen Guthrie; several great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces; and nephews.Funeral Service will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren with Pastor Marvin Wade, the Rev. Richard Thomas and Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow at Beaver Creek Cemetery with Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post # 127. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Maberry Funeral Home. on November 14, 2015.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Overall factory worker5

Family

Madeline Memmitt b. October 19, 1922, d. February 12, 2005
Marriage*John Clinton Gearhart Jr. married Madeline Memmitt on March 24, 1940 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,1 
Children
  • Kathy Gearhart9,8
  • Earl Gearhart9,8
  • Johnny Gearhart9,8
  • Gary Gearhart9,8
  • Charlotte Maxine Gearhart9,10,8

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5203] Short Funeral Home, online http://www.shortfuneralhome.com/, From the Margie K. Wyse obituary.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John C. Gearhart, Jr. in the Nov 14, 2015 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Madeline M. Gearheart obituary in the Feb 13, 2005 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart1,2

F, b. January 7, 1922, d. August 12, 2013
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart3,4,5,1,6,2,7 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales3,8,4,5,1,6,2,7 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart Margie K. Wyse, age 91 years, of Wauseon, passed away Monday afternoon, August 12, 2013, at Genesis Healthcare Bryan Center. She was born January 7, 1922 at Roanoke, VA, the daughter of John and Mary (Bales) Gearheart. She married Herbert Lyon in 1942 and he preceded her in death in 1948. She then married Carl Wyse on August 14, 1954 and he preceded her in death on September 25, 1997. She was a homemaker and worked in sales, and enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the Pettisville Missionary Church. She is survived by seven children, Rita (Alex) Johnson of Wauseon, Ralph Lyon of Florida, Richard Wyse of Wauseon, Delores (Dennis) Lorentz of Bryan, Charles Wyse, and Bonnie (Craig) Grisier both of Wauseon, and David (Linda) Wyse of Wausau, WI; 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Jr. and Gene Gearheart; two sisters, Betty Jo Shockley and Helen Guthrie. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sons, Albert and infant son, Joseph; grandson, Michael Lyon; four brothers, Bill, Jack, Bob, and Jimmy Gearheart; and one sister, Teenie Cuff. Services will be held on Friday at 11 AM at Short Funeral Home in Archbold with Pastor Daniel Douglass officiating. Interment will follow in the Pettisville Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 9-11 AM on Friday. The family suggests that memorials be given to Pettisville Missionary Church.7 She was buried at Pettisville Cemetery, Pettisville, Fulton Co., Ohio.7 She was born on January 7, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,9,10,7 She married Hubert Haskell Lyon on October 3, 1941 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2,7 As of October 3, 1941,her married name was Lyon. As of August 14, 1954,her married name was Wyse.2 Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart married Carl Wyse on August 14, 1954 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2,7 Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart died on August 12, 2013 at Bryan, Williams Co., Ohio, at age 91.7,10

Census Records

1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Hubert Haskell Lyon b. circa 1919, d. 1948
Marriage*Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart married Hubert Haskell Lyon on October 3, 1941 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2,7 
Children
  • Rita Lyon7
  • Ralph Lyon7

Family 2

Carl Wyse b. May 21, 1911, d. September 25, 1997
Marriage*Margaret Kolmer "Margie" Gearheart married Carl Wyse on August 14, 1954 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2,7 
Children
  • Richard Wyse7
  • Delores Wyse7
  • Charles Wyse7
  • Bonnie Wyse7
  • David Wyse7

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5203] Short Funeral Home, online http://www.shortfuneralhome.com/, From the Margie K. Wyse obituary.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  9. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Charles William "Bill" Gearheart1,2,3

M, b. October 13, 1923, d. January 30, 1997
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart4,5,6,7,8,3 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales4,9,5,6,7,8,3 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     His Social Security Number was 223-28-0500.10 Charles William "Bill" Gearheart was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on October 13, 1923 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.10,3 He married Dorothy Louise Duncan, daughter of Lewis Madison Duncan and Minnie Jane Manning, on July 2, 1942 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.11,1,5,3 Charles William "Bill" Gearheart died on January 30, 1997 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.1,2 He GEARHEART, Charles William, ("Bill"), 73, of Craig County, and formerly of Salem, died Thursday, January 30, 1997. He was employed by John H. Hampshire, Inc. for many years and retired as president of Acoustical Services, Inc. Mr. Gearheart was a lifetime member of the Salem Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris fellow. He was also a member of the New Hope Union Church and of the Upper Craig's Creek Volunteer Fire Department, both in Craig County. He raised black Angus cattle and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mr. Gearheart is survived by his wife, Dorothy Duncan Gearheart; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Bobby Robertson, Ann and Jimmy Harrell; grandsons and wives, Craig and Kim Robertson, David and Debra Robertson; granddaughter, Jennifer Robertson; great-grandchildren, Michael, David, Amber, Karly, and Cody Robertson, all of Craig County. He is also survived by brothers, John of Floyd, Robert of Winchester, Gene of Massachusetts, Jimmy of Florida, Jack of Roanoke; sisters, Margie Wyse of Ohio, Helen Guthrie and Betty Shockley, both of Salem; many other family members and friends. Funeral services will be held at Lotz Salem Chapel at 12 noon on Saturday with the Rev. R.C. Wagner officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the UCC Volunteer Fire Department, Rt. 1 Box 566-C, Catawba, VA 24070. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday at Lotz Salem Chapel. on January 31, 1997.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Family

Dorothy Louise Duncan b. October 2, 1922, d. July 16, 2000
Marriage*Charles William "Bill" Gearheart married Dorothy Louise Duncan, daughter of Lewis Madison Duncan and Minnie Jane Manning, on July 2, 1942 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.11,1,5,3 
Children
  • Dorothy Ann Gearheart11,1,3
  • Barbara Jean Gearheart11,1,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles William Gearheart obituary in the Jan 31, 1997 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Duncan Gearheart obituary in the Jul 18, 2000 edition.

Charlotte Maxine Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. November 21, 1927, d. November 17, 1928
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart4,1,5,2,3 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales4,1,5,2,3 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Charlotte Maxine Gearheart was buried at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on November 21, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She died on November 17, 1928 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S2258] East Hill Cemetery, Salem VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=36099422&CRid=50097&df=all&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.

Robert Woodrow "Bob" Gearheart Sr.1,2

M, b. August 3, 1928, d. April 16, 1999
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart3,4,5,6 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales3,7,4,5,6 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Robert Woodrow "Bob" Gearheart Sr. married Haruko Seo.8,9 His Social Security Number was 231-24-9067.10 Robert Woodrow "Bob" Gearheart Sr. was buried at Shenandoah Memorial Park, 1270 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, Virginia.8 He was born on August 3, 1928 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.10,2,8 He died on April 16, 1999 at Winchester, Virginia, at age 70.10,11,8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 307, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Haruko Seo b. April 1, 1927, d. January 15, 2007
Marriage*Robert Woodrow "Bob" Gearheart Sr. married Haruko Seo.8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  8. [S2329] Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=gearheart&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=19830935&CRid=641506&df=all&
  9. [S5204] Shenandoah Valley Now, online http://www.shenvalleynow.com/, From the Linda Elaine Everhart obituary.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S1418] Winchester Star, From Heather Marie Gearheart obituary in the Feb 28, 2005 edition.

James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart1,2,3,4

M, b. February 22, 1934, d. October 11, 2010
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart5,2,3,6,4 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales5,7,2,3,6,4 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart was buried at Winter Garden Cemetery, Winter Garden, Orange Co., Florida.3 He was born on February 22, 1934 at Wabun, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,8,4 He married Dorothy Mae Underwood on April 27, 1956 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart and Dorothy Mae Underwood were divorced on April 2, 1979 at Roanoke, Virginia.9 James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart married Emma Sue Pinson on January 16, 1986 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart died on October 11, 2010 at Orange Co., Florida, at age 76.3 He James Nathan (Jim) Gearheart, 76, of Orlando, Fla., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 11, 2010. Jim was born in Wavun, Va., the son of John C. and Mary (Bales) Gearheart Sr. He was employed as a driver for Hennis Freight Lines and a mechanic for Bay Hill Country Club. Jim was a member of Powers Drive Baptist Church and music technician for the church, AARP and Teamsters Local #171. He is predeceased by his wife, Emma Sue Gearheart; and siblings, Jack, Mary, Robert, Charlotte and William Gearheart. He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter, Darlene Gearheart Wade, of Brooklyn, N.Y; sons, Nathan Scott Gearheart, of Roanoke, Va., and Todd A. Gearheart and granddaughter, Torea Gearheart, of Nokomis, Fla; stepchildren, Katherine Sue Lavoie, of Ocoee, Fla., Belinda Hinkle Crabtree, of Winter Garden, Fla., and John Richard Hinkle, of Ocoee; brother, Vernon Eugene Gearheart, of Ashford, Conn; sisters, Margaret Wyse, of Archbold, Ohio, Helen Guthrie and Betty Jo Shockley, both of Salem, Va; brother, John C. Gearheart Jr., of Floyd, Va; five stepgrandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, from 10 until 11 a.m. at Powers Drive Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with Pastor Gerald Hicks officiating. Interment will be held at Winter Garden Cemetery. In addition to flowers, the family is accepting donations to The American Heart Association . Professional services provided by Dobbs Funeral Home, www.dobbsfuneralhome.com 407-578-7720.
on October 17, 2010.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Dorothy Mae Underwood
Marriage*James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart married Dorothy Mae Underwood on April 27, 1956 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart and Dorothy Mae Underwood were divorced on April 2, 1979 at Roanoke, Virginia.9 
Children

Family 2

Emma Sue Pinson b. October 1, 1939, d. June 8, 2003
Marriage*James Nathan "Jimmy" "Jim" Gearheart married Emma Sue Pinson on January 16, 1986 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles William Gearheart obituary in the Jan 31, 1997 edition.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  8. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  10. [S5768] Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, Roanoke, online http://www.familychoicefunerals.com/, From the Nathan Scott Gearheart obituary.

Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart1,2

F, b. April 5, 1931, d. August 24, 1993
FatherJohn Clinton Gearheart3,2,4,5,6 b. August 10, 1889, d. September 3, 1967
MotherMary Margaret McKinley Bales3,1,2,4,5,6 b. January 13, 1896, d. January 10, 1994
     Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart married Unknown Cuff.7 Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 227-34-4976.8 Her married name was Harmon.1 She married Unknown Harmon.1 Her married name was Cuff.7 Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart was born on April 5, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8 She died on August 24, 1993 at Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina, at age 62.8,1 She CUFF, Mary Gearheart, ("Teeny"), 61, of Charleston, S.C., and formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, August 24, 1993, at her home. She was preceded in death by a son, Randolph Michael Harmon. Surviving is one son, Dwight E. Harmon, Charleston, S.C; three daughters, Sharon D. Harmon, Florida, Karen L. Anders, California, Rene Ackerman, Charleston, S.C; her mother, Mary Margaret Gearheart, Salem; six brothers, John C. Gearheart Jr., Floyd, Bill Gearheart, Craig County, Robert Gearheart, Winchester, James N. Gearheart, Florida, Jackie Gearheart, Roanoke, Gene Gearheart, Massachusetts; three sisters, Helen Guthrie, Betty Shockley, both of Salem, Margie Wise, Ohio; a special niece and nephew, Maxine and Robert Kelley, Charleston, S.C; nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 27, 1993, noon, Lotz Salem Chapel, with the Rev. Dee Flory officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of Charleston Inc., 3896 Leads Ave., North Charleston, S.C. 29405. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel after 2 p.m. Thursday. on August 26, 1993.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 18, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Unknown Cuff
Marriage*Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart married Unknown Cuff.7 

Family 2

Unknown Harmon
Marriage*Mary Ernestine "Teeny" Gearheart married Unknown Harmon.1 
Children
  • Randolph Michael Harmon1
  • Dwight E. Harmon1
  • Sharon D. Harmon1
  • Karen L. Harmon1
  • Rene Harmon1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Gearheart Cuff obituary in the Aug 26, 1993 edition.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart obutuary in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Nathan Gearheart obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5203] Short Funeral Home, online http://www.shortfuneralhome.com/, From the Margie K. Wyse obituary.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. Gearheart in the Jan 12, 1994 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Eliza Catherine Conner1

F, b. October 9, 1872, d. before June 12, 1880
FatherJoseph Landon "Landon" Conner1 b. March 23, 1849, d. January 31, 1932
MotherMary Catherine "Kitty" Oakes1 b. September 1, 1848, d. February 3, 1922
     Eliza Catherine Conner was born on October 9, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died before June 12, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Not enumerated with her family in the 1880 census.2

Citations

  1. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.