Chloe Alice Blackwell1,2

F, b. April 29, 1876, d. June 10, 1932
FatherEli Fliger Blackwell2,1 b. March 14, 1844, d. September 25, 1916
MotherSarah Catherine Lawrence1,2 b. September 6, 1846, d. October 27, 1926
     Chloe Alice Blackwell was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,1 She was born on April 29, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,1 She married James Tazwell Martin, son of Isaac Martin and Peradine Graham, on February 15, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of February 15, 1895,her married name was Martin. Chloe Alice Blackwell died on June 10, 1932 at age 56.3,4,1

Family

James Tazwell Martin b. July 27, 1871, d. September 25, 1949
Marriage*She married James Tazwell Martin, son of Isaac Martin and Peradine Graham, on February 15, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Moses Blackwell Jr.1,2

M, b. March 1, 1794, d. March 14, 1863
     Moses Blackwell Jr. was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 1, 1794 at Bedford Co., Virginia. He married Rebekah Walter on August 17, 1836 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. Moses Blackwell Jr. died on March 14, 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.

Family

Rebekah Walter b. November 28, 1813, d. November 6, 1885
Marriage*He married Rebekah Walter on August 17, 1836 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S357] Marguerite Tise, A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church at Floyd Co., Virginia.
  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. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Rebekah Walter

F, b. November 28, 1813, d. November 6, 1885
     Rebekah Walter was buried at Blackwell Cemetery, Moses Blackwell farm, Rt. 612, 1.75 miles from Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on November 28, 1813 at Virginia.1 She married Moses Blackwell Jr. on August 17, 1836 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. As of August 17, 1836,her married name was Blackwell. Rebekah Walter died on November 6, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.1

Family

Moses Blackwell Jr. b. March 1, 1794, d. March 14, 1863
Marriage*She married Moses Blackwell Jr. on August 17, 1836 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S699] Unknown, Blackwell Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S357] Marguerite Tise, A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church at Floyd Co., Virginia.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Jacob Prillaman1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 25, 1828, d. December 9, 1891
FatherAbraham Prillaman1,2 b. February 25, 1793, d. April 16, 1853
MotherElizabeth Packwood1,2 b. May 23, 1791, d. May 6, 1863
     Jacob Prillaman was buried at Prillaman-Reed Cemetery, Head of Pine Branch, near Rt. 610 and Rt. 642, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on September 25, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Martha Gray, daughter of Cary Gray and Rebecca Sowder, on October 2, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Jacob Prillaman died on December 9, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 63; Died of heart dropsey.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 353, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 249, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 456, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1860Farmer6
1870Farmer4
1880Farmer5

Family

Martha Gray b. December 14, 1837, d. December 25, 1905
Marriage*Jacob Prillaman married Martha Gray, daughter of Cary Gray and Rebecca Sowder, on October 2, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1143] David Shank, Prillaman-Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Erwin C. "Valentine" Conner1,2

M, b. January 4, 1858, d. August 26, 1862
FatherJohn O. Conner1,3,2 b. December 8, 1814, d. December 17, 1910
MotherLucinda Poff1,3,2 b. June 10, 1822, d. July 7, 1915
     Erwin C. "Valentine" Conner was born on January 4, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on August 26, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 4; Died of diptheria.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 370, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Cary Manning1,2,3

M, b. circa 1816
FatherWilliam O. Manning/Mannon b. circa 1796, d. after 1870
MotherElizabeth "Bettie" Keith b. circa 1800, d. after 1870
     Cary Manning was born circa 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Mahala Cole, daughter of Unknown Cole, on October 27, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1840Floyd Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male 20-29 and 1 female 20-294
1850Dwelling 89, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 385, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 193, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 176, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farmer5
1870Farmer6
1880Farmer7

Family

Mahala Cole b. circa 1826
Marriage*Cary Manning married Mahala Cole, daughter of Unknown Cole, on October 27, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the N. Valentine Manning death certificate.
  4. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  12. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery Co., VA.
  13. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  14. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mahala Carr death certificate.

Mahala Cole1,2

F, b. circa 1826
FatherUnknown Cole
     Mahala Cole Mahala's father is unknown but he was most likely James, Joseph, or John Cole, sons of Joseph Cole (1746-1842.) She was born circa 1826 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married Cary Manning, son of William O. Manning/Mannon and Elizabeth "Bettie" Keith, on October 27, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 27, 1838,her married name was Manning.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 89, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 385, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 193, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 176, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Cary Manning b. circa 1816
Marriage*Mahala Cole married Cary Manning, son of William O. Manning/Mannon and Elizabeth "Bettie" Keith, on October 27, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the N. Valentine Manning death certificate.
  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. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery Co., VA.
  12. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mahala Carr death certificate.
  14. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

Sylvia Odell Wilson1,2

F, b. October 20, 1916, d. July 5, 2008
FatherZwingle Garfield "Z. G." Wilson1,3,4,2 b. November 17, 1881, d. May, 1965
MotherCynthia Anne Wickham1,3,4,2 b. December 20, 1883
     Sylvia Odell Wilson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on October 20, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner, son of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on December 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6 As of December 26, 1932,her married name was Conner. Sylvia Odell Wilson died on July 5, 2008 at Virginia at age 91.2 She Sylvia Odell Wilson Conner, 91, of Check, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 5, 2008. She was predeceased by her parents, Annie and Garfield Wilson; her husband, Alvis Conner; her son, Berkley G. (B.G.) Conner; two sisters, Elzie Wilson and Blanche Custer; and a brother, Raymond Wilson. Mrs. Conner loved to quilt and made many beautiful ones. She also enjoyed visiting her friends, working in her garden, and growing beautiful flowers. She was a member of Salem (Head of the River) Primitive Baptist Church. She loved her Church, church family and was loved by all. She is survived by a daughter, Rushie Conner and her husband, William (Benny), of Check, Va; a sister, Rushie Violet Smith, of Roanoke, Va; six grandchildren and spouses, William Glenn and Sue Conner, Calvin Ray and Barbara Conner, Leslie Dale and Shawn Conner, Randall B. and Melissa Conner, Donna Reynolds, and Jeffrey and Ginger Conner; 12 greatgrandchildren; three greatgreat-grandchildren; and a very special friend, Frances Conner. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at Salem (Head of the River) Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Larry Hollandsworth and Mr. Don Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, July 7, 2008, after 2 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff and wonderful nurses at Skyline Manor Nursing Home for the excellent care given to her while she was there. A special thanks goes to Frances for her love, support, and special care given to her during her illness and while she was in the nursing home. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, Va. on July 7, 2008.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 52, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 216, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner b. September 20, 1910, d. May 8, 1983
Marriage*Sylvia Odell Wilson married Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner, son of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on December 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sylvia Odell Wilson Conner obituary in the Jul 7, 2008 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Alvis Conner obituary in the May 12, 1983 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Martha Gray1,2,3

F, b. December 14, 1837, d. December 25, 1905
FatherCary Gray1,2,3 b. October 27, 1805, d. May 9, 1890
MotherRebecca Sowder1,2,3 b. circa 1806, d. October 6, 1885
     Martha Gray was buried at Prillaman-Reed Cemetery, Head of Pine Branch, near Rt. 610 and Rt. 642, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on December 14, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,4 She married Jacob Prillaman, son of Abraham Prillaman and Elizabeth Packwood, on October 2, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of October 2, 1856,her married name was Prillaman. Martha Gray died on December 25, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 68.1,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 460, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 353, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 249, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 456, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 83, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law William Lewis Reed9

Family

Jacob Prillaman b. September 25, 1828, d. December 9, 1891
Marriage*Martha Gray married Jacob Prillaman, son of Abraham Prillaman and Elizabeth Packwood, on October 2, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  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. [S1143] David Shank, Prillaman-Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Abraham Prillaman1

M, b. February 25, 1793, d. April 16, 1853
FatherJohn Prillaman1 b. circa 1754, d. circa 1842
MotherName Unknown1 d. before July 30, 1810
     Abraham Prillaman was buried at Jacob Prillaman Cemetery, Rt. 642, 0.5 miles west of Piedmont Church, 0.4 miles from Rt. 602, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on February 25, 1793 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 He married Elizabeth Packwood on December 4, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 Abraham Prillaman died on April 16, 1853 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 60.1

Family

Elizabeth Packwood b. May 23, 1791, d. May 6, 1863
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Packwood on December 4, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Alton Aldine Furrow1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. June 14, 1909, d. July 13, 1961
FatherMinnis Wesley Furrow2,8,1,7 b. November 29, 1874, d. April 13, 1952
MotherLouemma Elizabeth Poff2,8,1,7 b. September 8, 1876, d. May 24, 1963
     Alton Aldine Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.9,7 His Social Security Number was 230-34-1623.10 He was born on June 14, 1909 at Franklin Co., Virginia.11,10,3,4,9,7 He married Millie Gertrude Guilliams on November 12, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,6 Alton Aldine Furrow died on July 13, 1961 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 52.11,4,3,9,7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 30, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 115, District 45, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 96, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 218, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1940Farmer12

Family

Millie Gertrude Guilliams b. July 20, 1913, d. May 31, 2008
Marriage*Alton Aldine Furrow married Millie Gertrude Guilliams on November 12, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  4. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  5. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Millie Guilliams Furrow obituary in the Jun 1, 2008 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Eugene Furrow obituary in the Oct 22, 1999 edition.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Millie Gertrude Guilliams1,2,3,4

F, b. July 20, 1913, d. May 31, 2008
     Millie Gertrude Guilliams was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on July 20, 1913 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,5,6 She married Alton Aldine Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on November 12, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,4 As of November 12, 1934,her married name was Furrow. Millie Gertrude Guilliams died on May 31, 2008 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 94.4,5,7 She Millie Guilliams Furrow, 94, of Callaway, died Saturday, May 31, 2008 at her home. She was born July 20, 1913, a daughter of the late James Henry and Nettie Webb Furrow. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alton Aldine Furrow, three sons, Richard Eugene Furrow, James Andrew Furrow and Jerry Cecil Furrow and five brothers and five sisters. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Linda Furrow, Bill and Shelia Furrow; her grandchildren, Tina Prillaman, Kevin Furrow, Billy and Tia Furrow, Bobby Furrow, Katie McBride, Jeff and Rhonda Furrow, Danyell and Todd Boyd, Karen Furrow, Sylvia Chester, Carmen Furrow, Tony Furrow, Roy and Charlotte Furrow, Mike Furrow; and a very special grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Ricky and Erline Furrow; 20 great-grandchildren, including her special side-kicks, Emily Furrow, Cody Boyd and Crystal Furrow; three great-great-grandchildren; a former daughter-in-law, Regina Furrow; numerous special nieces and nephews, including Edith Jarrett, Sylvia Young, Magdalene Hodges and Rachael Orange. Mrs. Furrow is also survived by her dear family and friends of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where she was a member for a number of years. Funeral services will be conducted from Ebenezer Baptist Church 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2008 with Dr. William R. Shively officiating. Interment will follow in Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday with her family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, 665 South Main Street, Rocky Mount. on June 1, 2008.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 218, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family

Alton Aldine Furrow b. June 14, 1909, d. July 13, 1961
Marriage*Millie Gertrude Guilliams married Alton Aldine Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on November 12, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Eugene Furrow obituary in the Oct 22, 1999 edition.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Millie Guilliams Furrow obituary in the Jun 1, 2008 edition.
  5. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Lura Mable Furrow

F, b. February 4, 1906, d. December 21, 1989
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow1,2,3,4,5 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell1,2,3,4 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Lura Mable Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.6,7 She was born on February 4, 1906 at Virginia.7 She married Ralph Thomas Bernard on December 24, 1930 at Franklin Co., Virginia. As of December 24, 1930,her married name was Bernard. Lura Mable Furrow died on December 21, 1989 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 83.8

Census Records

1910Dwelling 117, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 12, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Family

Ralph Thomas Bernard b. March 9, 1906, d. September 27, 1978
Marriage*Lura Mable Furrow married Ralph Thomas Bernard on December 24, 1930 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  7. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Bernard Tartaglia obituary in the Apr 13, 2003 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Grady Lawrence Bernard obituary in the Apr 12, 2000 edition.

Sherman Alvin Furrow Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. June 11, 1910, d. May 29, 1959
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow1,5,6,2,7,8,4 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell1,5,6,2,7,4 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Sherman Alvin Furrow Sr. was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.9,2,4 He was born on June 11, 1910 at Franklin Co., Virginia.9,1,2,4 He married Eva Olive Wimmer, daughter of Norman Lewis Wimmer and Lola May Pendleton, on October 12, 1932 at Franklin Co., Virginia.9,1,2,10 Sherman Alvin Furrow Sr. died on May 29, 1959 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 48.9,1,2,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 139, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1930Farm laborer8
1940Farmer11

Family

Eva Olive Wimmer b. May 30, 1912, d. December 17, 2005
Marriage*Sherman Alvin Furrow Sr. married Eva Olive Wimmer, daughter of Norman Lewis Wimmer and Lola May Pendleton, on October 12, 1932 at Franklin Co., Virginia.9,1,2,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Percy Kyrus Furrow obituary in the Feb 9, 2012 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  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. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Franklin Delano Furrow obituary in the Jun 28, 2010 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Morgan Williams1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 20, 1862, d. January 15, 1942
FatherRichard Williams6,7,8 b. circa 1829
MotherAlicia Catherine "Melissa" Drummond6,8 b. circa 1838, d. before June 18, 1880
     John Morgan Williams was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.2 He was born on April 20, 1862 at Virginia.6,2 He married Emma Jane Smoot on December 3, 1883 at Allen's Creek, Amherst Co., Virginia.9,10,8 John Morgan Williams died on January 15, 1942 at McLean, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 79.2,8 He John Morgan Williams, 79, whose death occurred Thursday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Cal Johnson, of McLean, will be buried at Spring Hill Cemetery this afternoon after funeral services at 2:30 o'clock at his home in Gladstone. The body was brought from McLean last night. Born April 20, 1862, near Harper's Ferry, Mr. Williams had been a car inspector for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway for 50 years at his retirement eight years ago. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Car Inspectors and of Gladstone Baptist Church. His wife, Mrs. Emma Smoot Williams, died several years ago. Surviving Mr. Williams are three sons, R. W. Williams of Madison Heights, James E. Williams of Lynchburg, and Jack Williams of Gladstone; five daughters, Mrs. W. B. Taylor of Allen's Creek, Mrs. M. F. Guthrie of Richmond, Mrs. S. H. Thomas of Gladstone, Mrs. E. T. Smith of Lynchburg, and Mrs. Johnson of McLean; a brother Cam Williams of Missouri, and a sister, Mrs. T. H. Bryant of Lynchburg. He leaves also 28 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. on January 17, 1942.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 544, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 367, District 111, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 119, District 82, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 54, District 102, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 348, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 130, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1880Farm hand7
1900Railroad caller11
1920Track repairman laborer12
1930Railroad laborer13

Family

Emma Jane Smoot b. May 18, 1864, d. January 1, 1936
Marriage*John Morgan Williams married Emma Jane Smoot on December 3, 1883 at Allen's Creek, Amherst Co., Virginia.9,10,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1055] Mary Ann Williams McCall (granddaughter), "Richard Walter Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 28, 2003.
  2. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the John Morgan Williams obituary in the Jan 17, 1942 edition.
  3. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Nettie Blanche Williams Taylor obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Alice Virginia Thomas obituary in the Aug 22, 1950 edition.
  5. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Ernest Raymond Williams obituary in the Nov 22, 1990 edition.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Emma Jane Williams obituary in the Jan 2, 1936 edition.
  10. [S1071] Carol Harrison, "Williams Family Researcher Carol Harrison," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Richard Walter Williams obituary in the Mar 22, 1945 edition.
  16. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  17. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the John Edward Williams obituary in the Nov 30, 1964 edition.
  18. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  19. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Emma Gertrude Williams Smith obituary in the Oct 1, 1986 edition.
  20. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner1,2,3

F, b. April 6, 1864, d. June 23, 1952
FatherJohn O. Conner1,2,4,5,6 b. December 8, 1814, d. December 17, 1910
MotherLucinda Poff1,2,4,5,6 b. June 10, 1822, d. July 7, 1915
     Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner was buried at Webb-Hale Cemetery, Rt. 748, Turner's Creek Road, right off the road about 0.25 miles from I 40, Franklin Co., Virginia.7 She was born on April 6, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 She married Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale, son of Lewis Peter Hale and Sarah Catherine Sigmon, on August 9, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of August 9, 1882,her married name was Hale. Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner died on June 23, 1952 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 88.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 141, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 382, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 165, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 178, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 199, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia10

Family

Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale b. November 2, 1856, d. April 30, 1929
Marriage*Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner married Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale, son of Lewis Peter Hale and Sarah Catherine Sigmon, on August 9, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S354] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 02, From the will of John O. Conner.
  7. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Alma Iris Furrow1,2,3

F, b. August 11, 1912, d. April 4, 1998
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow4,1,5,6,7,8,2,3 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell4,1,5,6,7,2,3 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Alma Iris Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,9,10 Her Social Security Number was 223-04-1827.11 She was born on August 11, 1912 at Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia.11,1,10,2 She married Melvin Jackson Jones, son of Henry Hairston Jones and Martha Ellen Addie Martin, on December 24, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,12 As of December 24, 1934,her married name was Jones. Alma Iris Furrow died on April 4, 1998 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 85.11,1,10 She JONES, Alma Iris Furrow, 85, of Callaway, died Saturday, April 4, 1998, in Franklin Memorial Hospital. Born on August 11, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Claude K. and Diana Bell Furrow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Jackson Jones. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Calvin St. Clair of Bassett; one son and daughter-in-law, Vernon and Jean Jones of Callaway; grandchildren, Deborah Foley of Martinsville, Taylor and Jan Johnson, and Crystal St. Clair, all of Bassett, Freda and Wayne Scott of Ferrum, and Keith and Angie Jones of Greenville, S.C; great-grandchildren, Amadeus and Darius Foley of Martinsville, Eric and Cory Johnson and Jacob Jackson, all of Bassett, Kristin and Patrick Scott of Ferrum, and Nicholas Jones and Reed Jones of Greenville, S.C; one sister, Lena Custer of Rocky Mount; two brothers and sisters-in-law, B. L. Sr. and Era Furrow, and Pat and Evelyn Furrow, all of Callaway, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 6, 1998, at Lynch Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bud Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Lynch Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, is in charge of arrangements. on April 5, 1998.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 199, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia13

Family

Melvin Jackson Jones b. August 16, 1912, d. January 7, 1997
Marriage*Alma Iris Furrow married Melvin Jackson Jones, son of Henry Hairston Jones and Martha Ellen Addie Martin, on December 24, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,12 
Children
  • Vivian Imogene Jones1,12,13
  • Vernon Layne Jones1,12

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Iris Furrow Jones obituary in the Apr 5, 1998 edition.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Altha Vane Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  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. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  10. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melvin Jackson Jones obituary in the Jan 9, 1997 edition.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Hilda Reba Furrow1,2,3,4,5

F, b. November 17, 1914, d. October 17, 1996
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow1,6,7,8,9,4,5 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell1,6,7,4,5 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Her Social Security Number was 229-50-5866.2 Hilda Reba Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.10 She was born on November 17, 1914 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.2,5 As of September 28, 1940,her married name was Bernard.4 She married Walter Robert "Buck" Bernard on September 28, 1940 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,10,4 Hilda Reba Furrow died on October 17, 1996 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 81.2,10,11 She BERNARD, Reba Furrow, 81, of Callaway, passed away Thursday, October 17, 1996. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. R. "Buck'' Bernard; two brothers, Sherman and Hampton "Babe'' Furrow; one sister, Lura Bernard. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Janet and William Bowles; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and Patricia Bernard, all of Callaway; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Lena Custer, ! Altha Guilliams, Alma and Melvin Jones, all of Callaway; two brothers and sisters-in-law, B. L. ``Bill'' Sr. and Era Furrow, B. W. ``Pat'' and Evelyn Furrow, all of Callaway; sister-in-law and husband, Eva and Hobart Guilliams of Rocky Mount; four grandchildren, Greg and Melissa Bowles, Rhonda Bernard, Brad Bernard, Stacey Bowles, all of Callaway. Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 1996, at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church with Elder W. Lane Carter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from noon to 9 p.m. at the residence, 900 Bethany Road, Callaway. Lynch Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, is in charge of arrangements. on October 18, 1996.10

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 134, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Family

Walter Robert "Buck" Bernard b. November 8, 1913, d. January 24, 1993
Marriage*Hilda Reba Furrow married Walter Robert "Buck" Bernard on September 28, 1940 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,10,4 
Children
  • Janet Elaine Bernard3,10,4
  • Kenneth Leon "Kenny" Bernard3,10

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter R. Bernard obituary in the Jan 26, 1993 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reba Furrow Bernard obituary in the Oct 18, 1996 edition.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow1,2,3

M, b. May 3, 1918, d. April 15, 2005
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow4,5,6,7,8,9,1,3 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell4,5,6,7,8,1,3 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.7 His Social Security Number was 224-46-5788.3 He was born on May 3, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.7,3 He married Era King on May 3, 1945 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.7,10,1 Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow died on April 15, 2005 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 86.7,2,3 He Buren L. (Bill) Furrow, Sr., 86, of Callaway, Va., passed away Friday, April 15, 2005. He was born May 3, 1918 in Franklin County, the son of the late C. K. and Dina Bell Furrow. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman Furrow and Claude (Babe) Furrow; five sisters, Lena Custer, Lura Bernard, Altha Guilliams, Alma Jones and Reba Bernard. Mr. Furrow was a veteran of the US Army serving in World War II and was a longtime member of the American Legion. Bill was a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved working in his garden. He never met a stranger and always had a story to tell. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 59 years, Era King Furrow; one son, B. L. Furrow, Jr. of Callaway and his fiance, Alease Hatcher of Ferrum; and one daughter, Lynda F. Messenger and husband, Henry of Callaway. Papa also had four grandsons, Eric Messenger and wife, Kim of Pflugerville, Texas, Donald Messenger and wife Wendy of Callaway, Steven Furrow and Matthew Furrow of Rocky Mount and one granddaughter, Nicole Taylor and fiance Craig Caron of Moneta. Also surviving is a twin brother, Buford W. (Pat) Furrow and wife, Evelyn of Callaway; special friends, Sonny, Jodie and Lisa Hodges; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to thank all the friends and loved ones for their support during Papa's illness. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations can be made to Callaway Rescue Squad, c/o Jerry Custer, 532 Deyerle Knob Road, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. from Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Lane Carter and Elder Junior Conner officiating. Interment will be at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 17, 2005 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flora Funeral Home, 665 S. Main Street, Rocky Mount, Va. and at other times at the home of Henry and Lynda Messenger, 296 Bethany Road, Callaway, Val. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Home. on April 17, 2005.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 134, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farmer9

Family

Era King b. August 1, 1918, d. June 4, 2013
Marriage*Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow married Era King on May 3, 1945 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.7,10,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Altha Vane Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Iris Furrow Jones obituary in the Apr 5, 1998 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Era King Furrow obituary in the Jun 5, 2013 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Furrow-Giles engagement announcement in the Sep 7, 2008 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren Layne Furrow, Jr. obituary in the Apr 4, 2018 edition.

Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow1,2

M, b. May 3, 1918, d. June 7, 2012
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow3,4,5,6,7,8,2,9 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell3,4,5,6,7,2 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow was buried at Vest Cemetery (also known as Radford Cemetery), on Rt 666, turn left, 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He and Lura Maude Jones were divorced.10 Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow married Evelyn M. Radford, daughter of Luther Lee Radford and Addie Wilmer Smith.1,2 Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow was born on May 3, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Lura Maude Jones, daughter of Henry Hairston Jones and Martha Ellen Addie Martin, on October 10, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia. Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow died on June 7, 2012 at Virginia at age 94.2 He Buford Wayne (Pat) Furrow, 94, of Callaway, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012. He was born May 3, 1918, to the late Claude K. and Peradine Bell Furrow, and was the last of nine siblings. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Radford Furrow. Surviving are his children, Janey (Byron) Snapp, Rose (Jimmy) Hale, Dina (Elliot) Richards and a special nephew, Tommy (Maggie) Furrow. Also surviving are step-children, Barbara (Roger) Wertz, June (Harold) Benge, Glen (Julia) Richards; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; many special nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Furrow was a veteran of World War II and spent his life working in timber and farming. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Lynch Conner Bowman Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Shively and the Rev. Byron Snapp officiating. Interment will follow in the Vest Cemetery, Floyd. The family will receive friends Sunday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to thank friends and loved ones for their encouragement and support through the years. Also we wish to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the VA Medical Center for their wonderful care. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Vest Cemetery, c/o Mrs. Lela Peters, 5531 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd, VA 24091, or Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2536 Six Mile Post Road, Callaway, VA 24067. Arrangements by Lynch Conner Bowman Funeral Home, 140 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. on June 9, 2012.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 134, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Hauler9

Family 1

Evelyn M. Radford b. April 16, 1929, d. February 2, 2006
Marriage*Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow married Evelyn M. Radford, daughter of Luther Lee Radford and Addie Wilmer Smith.1,2 

Family 2

Lura Maude Jones b. April 8, 1917, d. February 27, 1985
Divorce*Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow and Lura Maude Jones were divorced.10 
Marriage* Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow married Lura Maude Jones, daughter of Henry Hairston Jones and Martha Ellen Addie Martin, on October 10, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Children
  • Rose Furrow2
  • Janey Sylvesta Furrow2,11
  • Dina Gayle Furrow12,2,11

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn Radford Furrow obituary in the Feb 3, 2006 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buford Wayne Furrow obituary in the Jun 9, 2012 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Altha Vane Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Iris Furrow Jones obituary in the Apr 5, 1998 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiehe-Richards wedding announcement in the Mar 8, 1998 edition.

Claude Hampton "Babe" Furrow1,2,3

M, b. October 11, 1921, d. March 9, 1981
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow4,5,6,7,1,2 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell4,5,1,2 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     His Social Security Number was 231-14-6837.8 Claude Hampton "Babe" Furrow was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.9,2,3 He was born on October 11, 1921 at Franklin Co., Virginia.8,9,2,3 He married Elsie Elizabeth Sigmon, daughter of Flemon Andrew "Flem" Sigmon and Eula Elizabeth Martin, on July 31, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1 Claude Hampton "Babe" Furrow died on March 9, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.9,2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 134, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Sawmill helper7

Family

Elsie Elizabeth Sigmon b. April 13, 1924, d. December 20, 1985
Marriage*Claude Hampton "Babe" Furrow married Elsie Elizabeth Sigmon, daughter of Flemon Andrew "Flem" Sigmon and Eula Elizabeth Martin, on July 31, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Gene Furrow obituary in the Mar 23, 2005 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Newton Sigmon obituary in the Jun 12, 2007 edition.

Mary Laurice West1

F, b. February 2, 1860, d. October 7, 1952
FatherJohn Thrash West2,3,4,5,1,6 b. May 10, 1825, d. September 27, 1909
MotherMary Margaret Aldredge2,6 b. August 9, 1827, d. September 4, 1862
     Mary Laurice West was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,1 She was born on February 2, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Jacob Rush "Jack" Sowder, son of William Sowder and Mary Ann Thrash, on December 8, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of December 8, 1882,her married name was Sowder. Mary Laurice West died on October 7, 1952 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 92.7,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 410, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 67, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 83, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 166, District 61, Mayo River, Patrick Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 51, District 79, Mayo River, Patrick Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 55, District 122, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 58, District 12, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia12

Family

Jacob Rush "Jack" Sowder b. October 2, 1859, d. September 25, 1935
Marriage*Mary Laurice West married Jacob Rush "Jack" Sowder, son of William Sowder and Mary Ann Thrash, on December 8, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1020] Will of John T West, Sr.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.

Era King1,2,3

F, b. August 1, 1918, d. June 4, 2013
     Era King was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.2 She was born on August 1, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 She married Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow, son of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on May 3, 1945 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of May 3, 1945,her married name was Furrow.3 Era King died on June 4, 2013 at Virginia at age 94.2 She Era King Furrow, 94, of Callaway, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. She was born on August 1, 1918, in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Tom and Dolly King. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Buren L. Furrow Sr. (Wild Bill). She was also preceded in death by sisters, Hattie Cannaday, Pauline Hutchinson, and Alpha Ramsey; and two brothers, Aaron King and Chester A. King. She was a long time employee of Elizabeth Arden. After retirement she and Bill enjoyed their garden and cooking and visiting family and friends. She is survived by one son and his fiance, B.L. Furrow Jr. and Alease Hatcher; one daughter and her husband, Lynda and Henry Messenger. She is also survived by five grandchildren and their spouses, Eric and Kim Messenger, Nicole and Craig Caron, Steven and Lettitia Furrow, Donald and Wendy Messenger and Matthew and Dana Furrow. She has eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her children, she is survived by two sisters and one brother-in-law, Lula and Coy Holley and Mary K. Toler. Also, she is survived by her brother and his wife, Arthur and Tessa King. Mom also had two young men, Sonny and Jody Hodges, that lived with her and daddy, who were very close to her. The family would like to thank all of the friends and family that helped care for Mom over the years. We would especially like to thank Joe and Beverly Rutter, for the love and kindness they showed Mom and her family for past two and a half years. They are truly special to all of us. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Callaway Fire Department, Callaway Rescue Squad or to the Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral Services will be conducted from Lynch Conner- Bowman Funeral Home (town chapel) at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Interment will follow in the Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will be receiving friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Lynch Conner- Bowman Funeral Home and other times at the home of Henry and Lynda Messenger, 296 Bethany Road, Callaway, VA 24067. on June 5, 2013.2

Family

Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow b. May 3, 1918, d. April 15, 2005
Marriage*She married Buren Layne "Bill" Furrow, son of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on May 3, 1945 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Era King Furrow obituary in the Jun 5, 2013 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Furrow-Giles engagement announcement in the Sep 7, 2008 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren Layne Furrow, Jr. obituary in the Apr 4, 2018 edition.

Lura Maude Jones1

F, b. April 8, 1917, d. February 27, 1985
FatherHenry Hairston Jones1,2 b. September 14, 1889, d. August 2, 1928
MotherMartha Ellen Addie Martin1,3,2 b. March 27, 1895, d. February 22, 1973
     Lura Maude Jones and Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow were divorced.2 Her Social Security Number was 225-22-0163.4 Lura Maude Jones was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,2 She was born on April 8, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,5,2 She married Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow, son of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on October 10, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia. As of October 10, 1945,her married name was Furrow. Lura Maude Jones died on February 27, 1985 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 67.5,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 41, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 180, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 118, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940House keeper6

Family

Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow b. May 3, 1918, d. June 7, 2012
Divorce*Lura Maude Jones and Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow were divorced.2 
Marriage* Lura Maude Jones married Buford Wayne "Pat" Furrow, son of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on October 10, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Children
  • Rose Furrow7
  • Janey Sylvesta Furrow7,8
  • Dina Gayle Furrow9,8

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buford Wayne Furrow obituary in the Jun 9, 2012 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiehe-Richards wedding announcement in the Mar 8, 1998 edition.

Melvin Jackson Jones1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 16, 1912, d. January 7, 1997
FatherHenry Hairston Jones3 b. September 14, 1889, d. August 2, 1928
MotherMartha Ellen Addie Martin3,6 b. March 27, 1895, d. February 22, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 226-16-5593.7 Melvin Jackson Jones was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.8,2,4 He was born on August 16, 1912 at Simmons, Mercer Co., West Virginia.8,7,2,4,5 He married Alma Iris Furrow, daughter of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on December 24, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 Melvin Jackson Jones died on January 7, 1997 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 84.7,2,4 He JONES, Melvin Jackson, 84, of Callaway, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 1997, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Born August 16, 1912, he was a son of the late Henry and Addie Martin Jones. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Alma Furrow Jones of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Calvin St. Clair of Bassett; one son and daughter-in-law, Vernon and Jean Jones of Callaway; grandchildren, Deborah Foley of Martinsville, Taylor and Jan Johnson, Crystal St. Clair, all of Bassett, Freda and Wayne Scott of Ferrum, Keith and Angie Jones of Greenville, S.C; great-grandchildren, Amadeus Foley of Martinsville, Eric and Cory Johnson, Jacob Jackson, all of Bassett, Kristin and Patrick Scott of Ferrum, Nicholas Jones of Greenville, S.C; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Casey and Nadine Jones of Rocky Mount, Jim (Buster) and Bert Jones of Ferrum; one sister-in-law, Vilda Jones of Roanoke; one brother-in-law, Sam Pate of Richmond. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, January 10, 1997, at Lynch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bud Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in Pigg River Church Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Lynch Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, is in charge of arrangements. on January 9, 1997.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 41, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 180, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 199, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Farm laborer6
1940Farmer9

Family

Alma Iris Furrow b. August 11, 1912, d. April 4, 1998
Marriage*Melvin Jackson Jones married Alma Iris Furrow, daughter of Claude Kyrus Furrow and Jemina Peradine "Dina" Bell, on December 24, 1934 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Vivian Imogene Jones1,2,9
  • Vernon Layne Jones1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Iris Furrow Jones obituary in the Apr 5, 1998 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melvin Jackson Jones obituary in the Jan 9, 1997 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [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.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale1,2

M, b. November 2, 1856, d. April 30, 1929
FatherLewis Peter Hale1,2 b. December 26, 1818, d. March 8, 1885
MotherSarah Catherine Sigmon1,2 b. December 5, 1818, d. July 28, 1888
     Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale was buried at Webb-Hale Cemetery, Rt. 748, Turner's Creek Road, right off the road about 0.25 miles from I 40, Franklin Co., Virginia.3 He was born on November 2, 1856 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner, daughter of John O. Conner and Lucinda Poff, on August 9, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale died on April 30, 1929 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 72.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 165, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 178, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 199, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1900Farmer4
1910Farmer5
1920Farmer6

Family

Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner b. April 6, 1864, d. June 23, 1952
Marriage*Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hale married Elizena Laurena/Louvenna "Eliza" Conner, daughter of John O. Conner and Lucinda Poff, on August 9, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Strickler DeWitt1

M, b. October 9, 1886, d. February 22, 1966
FatherThomas Keen DeWitt2,3 b. December 31, 1846, d. January 31, 1940
MotherSarah Rosabelle Strickler2,3 b. June 20, 1847, d. July 8, 1924
     James Strickler DeWitt was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on October 9, 1886 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 He married Eunice Elvia Furrow, daughter of Elijah Henry Furrow and Nancy Darthula Conner, on April 7, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 James Strickler DeWitt died on February 22, 1966 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 84, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 75, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 95, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Farmer3
1930General store merchant7
1940Farmer8

Family

Eunice Elvia Furrow b. June 11, 1892, d. June 13, 1993
Marriage*James Strickler DeWitt married Eunice Elvia Furrow, daughter of Elijah Henry Furrow and Nancy Darthula Conner, on April 7, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eunice Furrow DeWitt obituary in the Jun 14, 1993 edition.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.