Benjamin Lewis Bell

M, b. March 17, 1840, d. March 27, 1902
FatherJohn M. Bell1
MotherAnn/Anna Bird1
     Benjamin Lewis Bell was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "CPL CSA."2 He was born on March 17, 1840 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Sarah Elizabeth Moran, daughter of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on May 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Benjamin Lewis Bell married Mary Jane Allman/Allmond, daughter of James F. Allman/Allmond, on February 25, 1885 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Benjamin Lewis Bell died on March 27, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 62.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

Farmer

Family 1

Sarah Elizabeth Moran b. May 6, 1844, d. June 21, 1883
Marriage*Benjamin Lewis Bell married Sarah Elizabeth Moran, daughter of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on May 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Mary Jane Allman/Allmond b. January 6, 1859, d. December 11, 1938
Marriage*Benjamin Lewis Bell married Mary Jane Allman/Allmond, daughter of James F. Allman/Allmond, on February 25, 1885 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S326] Beverly Merritt, Marriage Records of Franklin Co., Virginia 1876-98.
  2. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Walter Bell death certificate.

Sarah Elizabeth Moran

F, b. May 6, 1844, d. June 21, 1883
FatherJohn D. Moran b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
MotherMartha Jane Cannaday b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
     Sarah Elizabeth Moran was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia. She was born on May 6, 1844 at Patrick Co., Virginia. She married Benjamin Lewis Bell, son of John M. Bell and Ann/Anna Bird, on May 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of May 29, 1865,her married name was Bell. Sarah Elizabeth Moran died on June 21, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 39.

Family

Benjamin Lewis Bell b. March 17, 1840, d. March 27, 1902
Marriage*She married Benjamin Lewis Bell, son of John M. Bell and Ann/Anna Bird, on May 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

John W. Graham

M, b. circa 1803, d. July 30, 1887
FatherWilliam Graham
MotherMary Elkins
     John W. Graham married Barbara Strickler, daughter of Jacob M. Strickler and Mary Kagey/Keage. John W. Graham was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia. He was born circa 1803 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Nancy Boothe, daughter of Daniel Boothe and Sarah McAlexander, on December 10, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 John W. Graham died on July 30, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family 1

Barbara Strickler b. circa 1827, d. December 4, 1887
Marriage*He married Barbara Strickler, daughter of Jacob M. Strickler and Mary Kagey/Keage

Family 2

Nancy Boothe b. February 18, 1811, d. August 2, 1878
Marriage*John W. Graham married Nancy Boothe, daughter of Daniel Boothe and Sarah McAlexander, on December 10, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Eli Fliger Blackwell1,2

M, b. March 14, 1844, d. September 25, 1916
FatherMoses Blackwell Jr.2,1 b. March 1, 1794, d. March 14, 1863
MotherRebekah Walter1,2 b. November 28, 1813, d. November 6, 1885
     Eli Fliger Blackwell was buried at Blackwell Cemetery, Ramon Blackwell farm, Rt. 608, Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 He was born on March 14, 1844 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Sarah Catherine Lawrence, daughter of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on October 12, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Eli Fliger Blackwell died on September 25, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.3,2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Sarah Catherine Lawrence b. September 6, 1846, d. October 27, 1926
Marriage*Eli Fliger Blackwell married Sarah Catherine Lawrence, daughter of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on October 12, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S701] Unknown, "Blackwell Cemetery, Rt. 608, Floyd Co., VA", Ancestral File.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Catherine Lawrence1,2

F, b. September 6, 1846, d. October 27, 1926
FatherJacob R. Lawrence2,1,3 b. May 20, 1816, d. May 25, 1899
MotherNancy Rutrough1,2,3 b. March 16, 1816, d. November 14, 1878
     Sarah Catherine Lawrence was buried at Blackwell Cemetery, Ramon Blackwell farm, Rt. 608, Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 She was born on September 6, 1846 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Eli Fliger Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 12, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of October 12, 1865,her married name was Blackwell. Sarah Catherine Lawrence died on October 27, 1926 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.4,2,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 92, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son James6

Family

Eli Fliger Blackwell b. March 14, 1844, d. September 25, 1916
Marriage*Sarah Catherine Lawrence married Eli Fliger Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 12, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S701] Unknown, "Blackwell Cemetery, Rt. 608, Floyd Co., VA", Ancestral File.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

William Leonard Blackwell1,2

M, b. 1841, d. May 18, 1862
FatherMoses Blackwell Jr.1 b. March 1, 1794, d. March 14, 1863
MotherRebekah Walter1 b. November 28, 1813, d. November 6, 1885
     William Leonard Blackwell 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.3 He Served as a Private in Company A, 63rd Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army. He was born in 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Mary Jane Overstreet, daughter of Lewis Burwell Overstreet and Mary Ann Davis, on October 3, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Leonard Blackwell died on May 18, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia; Died of typhoid fever.2

Family

Mary Jane Overstreet b. November 12, 1835, d. February 18, 1900
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Overstreet, daughter of Lewis Burwell Overstreet and Mary Ann Davis, on October 3, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S770] Rena Worthen, Overstreet in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Mar 13, 2005.
  3. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Mary Jane Overstreet1,2

F, b. November 12, 1835, d. February 18, 1900
FatherLewis Burwell Overstreet2 b. 1792, d. 1863
MotherMary Ann Davis2 b. circa 1802, d. before 1850
     Mary Jane Overstreet was buried at Lawrence Cemetery, in a field off Aglar Drive, near Stonewall Community on Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on November 12, 1835 at Bedford Co., Virginia.3,2 She married William Leonard Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 3, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of October 3, 1861,her married name was Blackwell. Mary Jane Overstreet married Gideon L. "Gid" Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on February 4, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 As of February 4, 1869,her married name was Lawrence. Mary Jane Overstreet died on February 18, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

William Leonard Blackwell b. 1841, d. May 18, 1862
Marriage*Mary Jane Overstreet married William Leonard Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 3, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Family 2

Gideon L. "Gid" Lawrence b. September 10, 1843, d. May 18, 1902
Marriage*Mary Jane Overstreet married Gideon L. "Gid" Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on February 4, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S770] Rena Worthen, Overstreet in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Mar 13, 2005.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S401] Mary C. Williams, Lawrence Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Susan Becklehimer1

F, b. April 21, 1872, d. September 21, 1951
FatherLevi Becklehimer1
MotherElizabeth Smith1
     Susan Becklehimer was born on April 21, 1872 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married William Hosea J. Conner, son of John Floyd Conner and Docia Adeline "Docie" Poff, on December 10, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of December 10, 1932,her married name was Conner. Susan Becklehimer died on September 21, 1951 at age 79.

Census Records

1940Dwelling 7, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Family

William Hosea J. Conner b. February 12, 1869, d. September 15, 1947
Marriage*Susan Becklehimer married William Hosea J. Conner, son of John Floyd Conner and Docia Adeline "Docie" Poff, on December 10, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary "Patsy" Gearheart1,2

F, b. February 6, 1832, d. March 6, 1860
FatherJohn Gearheart1,2 b. 1800, d. before 1860
MotherFrances DeWeese1,2 b. circa 1802
     Mary "Patsy" Gearheart They apparently had no surviving children. She was born on February 6, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Giles E. Blankenship, son of Pleasant Blankenship and Mary Unknown, on January 11, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of January 11, 1855,her married name was Blankenship. Mary "Patsy" Gearheart died on March 6, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 28; Died after suffering from pluersial for 6 days.3,2

Family

Giles E. Blankenship b. 1826
Marriage*She married Giles E. Blankenship, son of Pleasant Blankenship and Mary Unknown, on January 11, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.

Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner1,2,3

F, b. circa 1837, d. before 1890
FatherJohn R. Conner2,4,5 b. circa 1805
MotherDoshia/Docia Wilson2,4,5 b. January 31, 1810, d. March 20, 1890
     Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner was born circa 1837 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married Giles E. Blankenship, son of Pleasant Blankenship and Mary Unknown, on July 24, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 24, 1860,her married name was Blankenship. Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner died before 1890; Not enumerated with her husband in the 1890 Census.6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 231, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 448, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 245, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 380, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

Giles E. Blankenship b. 1826
Marriage*Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner married Giles E. Blankenship, son of Pleasant Blankenship and Mary Unknown, on July 24, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.

Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr1,2,3

F, b. October 8, 1861, d. April 30, 1941
FatherJohn William Carr4,5,1,3 b. April 19, 1832, d. before 1890
MotherJulina A. Conner4,5,1,3 b. 1839, d. January 6, 1906
     Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 She was born on October 8, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 She married William Riley "Billy" Poff, son of Isaac Poff and Ruth Lucy "Ruthie" Gray, on November 16, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of November 16, 1882,her married name was Poff. Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr died on April 30, 1941 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.6,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 186, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 142, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 65, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 18, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 73, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 90, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

William Riley "Billy" Poff b. March 8, 1862, d. November 4, 1945
Marriage*Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr married William Riley "Billy" Poff, son of Isaac Poff and Ruth Lucy "Ruthie" Gray, on November 16, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  15. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  16. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.

John William "Jack" Carr Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 10, 1865, d. March 16, 1906
FatherJohn William Carr1,6,3 b. April 19, 1832, d. before 1890
MotherJulina A. Conner1,6,3 b. 1839, d. January 6, 1906
     John William "Jack" Carr Jr. was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He was born on June 10, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7 He married Mary Catherine Wilson, daughter of Laban D. Wilson and Elzira C. "Eliza" Conner, on November 24, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,8 John William "Jack" Carr Jr. died on March 16, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 40.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 186, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 142, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 226, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1900Farmer5

Family

Mary Catherine Wilson b. April 24, 1868, d. May 23, 1944
Marriage*John William "Jack" Carr Jr. married Mary Catherine Wilson, daughter of Laban D. Wilson and Elzira C. "Eliza" Conner, on November 24, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1260] Glenna Garnand Garner, Floyd Co., VA Obituary Listing.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Louella Craighead death certificate.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Eldridge Isaac Carr death certificate.

Sarah A./M. Carr1,2

F, b. circa 1867
FatherJohn William Carr1,2 b. April 19, 1832, d. before 1890
MotherJulina A. Conner1,2 b. 1839, d. January 6, 1906
     Sarah A./M. Carr was born circa 1867 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 186, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 142, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Zachariah Ellsworth "Z. E." Carr Jr.

M, b. August 15, 1884, d. March 1, 1890
FatherZachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr1,2 b. July 25, 1859, d. September 10, 1931
MotherMahala Catherine Manning1,2 b. February, 1859, d. February 24, 1935
     Zachariah Ellsworth "Z. E." Carr Jr. was born on August 15, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on March 1, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 5; Died of convulsions.1

Citations

  1. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  2. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.

Giles Alexander Conner1

M, b. March 27, 1873, d. December 6, 1932
FatherJohn Floyd Conner2,3,4 b. July 7, 1846, d. December 28, 1925
MotherDocia Adeline "Docie" Poff2,3,4 b. circa 1843, d. July 7, 1925
     Giles Alexander Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 He was born on March 27, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration Card has a birth date of Mar 27, 1874.2,6,7,4 He married Laura L. Martin, daughter of Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin and Hannah Bishop, on December 28, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2,1,4 Giles Alexander Conner died on December 6, 1932 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 59.1,5,6,9,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 313, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 202, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 163, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 143, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1930Dwelling 103, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1900Farmer11
1910Farmer12
1920Farmer13
1930Farmer14

Family

Laura L. Martin b. April 8, 1871, d. January 6, 1950
Marriage*Giles Alexander Conner married Laura L. Martin, daughter of Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin and Hannah Bishop, on December 28, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S275] Nancy Bishop (e-mail address), Bishop and Martin Families in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jan 14, 2003.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  9. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr1,2

F, b. March 29, 1870, d. before January 15, 1920
FatherWilliam Oliver Carr3,4,1,5 b. January 18, 1837
MotherEmeline Conner3,4,1,5 b. May, 1842, d. before April 19, 1910
     Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr was born on March 29, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia; In the birth index she is listed as Elizabeth.4 She married Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith, son of Peter Smith and China Wilson, on December 11, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 11, 1890,her married name was Smith. Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr died before January 15, 1920; Her husband was enumerated as a widower in the 1920 Census.6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 238, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 129, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 295, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia2

Family

Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith b. May 28, 1858, d. June 30, 1939
Marriage*Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr married Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith, son of Peter Smith and China Wilson, on December 11, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S867] Fluor and Tise, 1853-1872 Birth and Death Records, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lawhorn-Smith marriage record.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sanders-Smith marriage record.

Jacob G. Clower Jr.

M, b. circa 1816, d. April 23, 1895
     Jacob G. Clower Jr. was born circa 1816 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Mary Ann Kingrea, daughter of Abraham Kingrea and Sarah "Sally" Sullender, on March 18, 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Jacob G. Clower Jr. died on April 23, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Mary Ann Kingrea b. circa 1821, d. July 25, 1883
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Kingrea, daughter of Abraham Kingrea and Sarah "Sally" Sullender, on March 18, 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S587] Anthony Kent Stephens (e-mail address), Descendants of Abraham Kingrea.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah O. Light death certificate.

Mary Ann Kingrea1

F, b. circa 1821, d. July 25, 1883
FatherAbraham Kingrea1 b. March 18, 1793, d. April 19, 1881
MotherSarah "Sally" Sullender1 b. circa 1802, d. July 16, 1885
     Mary Ann Kingrea was born circa 1821 at Virginia.1 She married Jacob G. Clower Jr. on March 18, 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of March 18, 1841,her married name was Clower. Mary Ann Kingrea died on July 25, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Jacob G. Clower Jr. b. circa 1816, d. April 23, 1895
Marriage*She married Jacob G. Clower Jr. on March 18, 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S587] Anthony Kent Stephens (e-mail address), Descendants of Abraham Kingrea.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah O. Light death certificate.

Joseph A. Clower1,2

M, b. August, 1852, d. May 5, 1921
FatherLewis B. Clower1
MotherMargaret "Peggy" Epperly1 b. January 13, 1828, d. March 8, 1920
     Joseph A. Clower was born in August, 1852 at Virginia.3 He married Letitia "Tishie" Hale, daughter of John Powell Hale and Viola Ann "Viley" Martin, on February 4, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Joseph A. Clower died on May 5, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 68.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 42, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Archie5

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Letitia "Tishie" Hale b. August 5, 1861, d. December 13, 1917
Marriage*Joseph A. Clower married Letitia "Tishie" Hale, daughter of John Powell Hale and Viola Ann "Viley" Martin, on February 4, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Ethel Clower Moran.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Letitia "Tishie" Hale1,2

F, b. August 5, 1861, d. December 13, 1917
FatherJohn Powell Hale1,2 b. June 19, 1827, d. 1862
MotherViola Ann "Viley" Martin1,2 b. August 15, 1834, d. June 9, 1895
     Letitia "Tishie" Hale was born on August 5, 1861 at Virginia.2 She married Joseph A. Clower, son of Lewis B. Clower and Margaret "Peggy" Epperly, on February 4, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of February 4, 1877,her married name was Clower. Letitia "Tishie" Hale died on December 13, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56; The Marion Thomas Hall funeral record have a death date of Jan 17, 1917.2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Joseph A. Clower b. August, 1852, d. May 5, 1921
Marriage*Letitia "Tishie" Hale married Joseph A. Clower, son of Lewis B. Clower and Margaret "Peggy" Epperly, on February 4, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Ethel Clower Moran.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Margaret "Peggy" Epperly

F, b. January 13, 1828, d. March 8, 1920
     Margaret "Peggy" Epperly was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on January 13, 1828.1 She married Lewis B. Clower on November 25, 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of November 25, 1847,her married name was Clower. Margaret "Peggy" Epperly died on March 8, 1920 at age 92.1

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Lewis B. Clower
Marriage*Margaret "Peggy" Epperly married Lewis B. Clower on November 25, 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, 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.

Ocie Laura Radford1,2

F, b. August 30, 1895, d. June 3, 1968
FatherGabriel George Washington Radford1 b. January 25, 1857, d. October 31, 1924
MotherHarriet Ruth Elizabeth "Lizzie" Nolen1 b. October 11, 1874, d. August 5, 1947
     Ocie Laura Radford was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on August 30, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She married James Clyde Light, son of Joseph Owen Light and Sarah Amanda Hale, on April 25, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of April 25, 1915,her married name was Light. Ocie Laura Radford died on June 3, 1968 at age 72.3,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 95, District 99, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 81, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 165, District 24-49, Elkhorn, McDowell Co., West Virginia6

Family

James Clyde Light b. November 11, 1895, d. August 22, 1949
Marriage*Ocie Laura Radford married James Clyde Light, son of Joseph Owen Light and Sarah Amanda Hale, on April 25, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1035] Radford/Hale, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2738134&id=I594148179
  3. [S211] Ruth G. Hale, Radford Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene L. Rogers obituary in the Mar 2, 1961 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Louella S. Martin1

F, b. November 19, 1852, d. April 28, 1878
FatherJames M. Martin1
     Louella S. Martin was born on November 19, 1852 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 She married William Francis Hale, son of John Powell Hale and Viola Ann "Viley" Martin, on February 25, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of February 25, 1869,her married name was Hale. Louella S. Martin died on April 28, 1878 at age 25.

Family

William Francis Hale b. October 1, 1849, d. November 23, 1926
Marriage*She married William Francis Hale, son of John Powell Hale and Viola Ann "Viley" Martin, on February 25, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S49] Jr. Howard G. Spradlin, "Joseph Owen Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 30, 2003.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Pleasant Green Clower1,2,3

M, b. October 7, 1852, d. January 19, 1897
FatherJohn Joshua Clower3,2 b. September 3, 1810, d. September 13, 1889
MotherMartha "Patsy" Pugh2,3 b. March 22, 1816, d. April 16, 1905
     Pleasant Green Clower was born on October 7, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He married Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, daughter of Rev. John H. Spangler and Elizabeth Weddle, on September 12, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Pleasant Green Clower died on January 19, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 44.1,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Spangler b. May 7, 1856, d. March 4, 1913
Marriage*Pleasant Green Clower married Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, daughter of Rev. John H. Spangler and Elizabeth Weddle, on September 12, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner1,2,3

F, b. March 10, 1877, d. September 2, 1938
FatherJohn Floyd Conner2,1,4,3 b. July 7, 1846, d. December 28, 1925
MotherDocia Adeline "Docie" Poff1,2,4,3 b. circa 1843, d. July 7, 1925
     Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner was buried at Bower Cemetery, Rt. 8 near Riner, left on Rt. 602 to Rt. 617, on right side, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 She was born on March 10, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,3 She married Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower, son of Lewis Bower and Nancy Bowman, on July 14, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Samuel was a widower when he married Rosa.2,6,3 As of July 14, 1904,her married name was Bower. Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner died on September 2, 1938 at Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 313, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 204, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 215, District 94, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 390, District 106, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 23, District 4, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Family

Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower b. March 7, 1851, d. June 4, 1942
Marriage*Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner married Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower, son of Lewis Bower and Nancy Bowman, on July 14, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Samuel was a widower when he married Rosa.2,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.