Susan Wilmeth Hall1,2

F, b. September 21, 1829, d. September 9, 1909
     Susan Wilmeth Hall was buried at Graham Cemetery, Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on September 21, 1829 at Virginia.2 She married Amos Graham, son of Jacob Graham and Elizabeth Radford, on July 15, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of July 15, 1852,her married name was Graham. Susan Wilmeth Hall died on September 9, 1909 at age 79.1,2

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Amos Graham b. March 15, 1826, d. August 30, 1883
Marriage*Susan Wilmeth Hall married Amos Graham, son of Jacob Graham and Elizabeth Radford, on July 15, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1570] Descendants of James Tazewell (Snr.) Radford, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/desc_james_tazewell_radford.html
  2. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams1,2,3

F, b. April 22, 1865, d. July 29, 1949
FatherRichard Williams4,1,3 b. circa 1829
MotherAlicia Catherine "Melissa" Drummond4,1,3 b. circa 1838, d. before June 18, 1880
     Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.1,3 She was born on April 22, 1865 at Nelson Co., Virginia.1,3 As of circa 1888,her married name was Bryant.5 She married Thomas Walker Gilmore Bryant, son of Harrison Bryant and Jane Watkins/Cunningham, circa 1888.5,1 Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams died on July 29, 1949 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 84.1,3 She Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Williams Bryant, wife of the late Thomas W. G. Bryant, died yesterday morning at her home, 801 Cabell Street. She was born April 22, 1865 in Nelson County, the daughter of Richard and Melissa Drummond Williams. She was a member of Centernary Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Thomas H. Bryant of this city, and two daughters, Mrs. G. T. Perdieu of Dillwyn, and Mrs. Thomas E. Malcolm of Madison Heights. She also leaves six grandchildren, and a brother, C. W. Williams of Nevada, Mo. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am today at Centernary Methodist Church with burial at Spring Hill Cemetery. on July 30, 1949.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 544, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 220, District 9, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 152, District 12, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 417, District 3, Ward 1, Lynchburg, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 58, District 9, Lynchburg, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 55, District 111-11, Lynchburg, Virginia9

Family

Thomas Walker Gilmore Bryant b. October 1, 1854, d. August 1, 1926
Marriage*Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams married Thomas Walker Gilmore Bryant, son of Harrison Bryant and Jane Watkins/Cunningham, circa 1888.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Sarah Elizabeth Williams Bryant obituary in the Jul 30, 1949 edition.
  2. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Thomas Harrison Bryant obituary in a Nov, 1957 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Jordan Walter Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. July 7, 1871, d. before April 5, 1930
FatherWilliam Riley "Rilo" Conner2,5,4 b. May, 1847, d. December 7, 1935
MotherMary Eleanor Martin2,5,4 b. August, 1843, d. before April 25, 1930
     Jordan Walter Conner was born on July 7, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 He married Julia Ann Blankenship, daughter of Giles E. Blankenship and Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner, on November 17, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Jordan Walter Conner married Octavia Amanda Lee "Mandy" Beckner circa 1915.1,3,6 Jordan Walter Conner died before April 5, 1930; His wife was enumerated as a widow in the 1930 Census.7

Census Records

1880Dwelling 314, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 240, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 322, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 6, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer6

Family 1

Julia Ann Blankenship b. February 11, 1869, d. January 15, 1914
Marriage*Jordan Walter Conner married Julia Ann Blankenship, daughter of Giles E. Blankenship and Louisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner, on November 17, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Octavia Amanda Lee "Mandy" Beckner b. circa 1883, d. October 21, 1949
Marriage*Jordan Walter Conner married Octavia Amanda Lee "Mandy" Beckner circa 1915.1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Conner Nichols obituary in the Mar 29, 2003 edition.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  12. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Coffee Dickerson1,2,3

M, b. August 9, 1833, d. July 17, 1900
FatherMoses Dickerson Jr.2 b. October 10, 1783, d. March 27, 1874
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" Wickham2 b. circa 1800, d. February 14, 1876
     Coffee Dickerson was buried at Sumpter-Dickerson Cemetery, Little River Road, N 36 56.898 W 80 20.100, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on August 9, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Catherine Graham, daughter of Lawrence Graham and Mary "Polly" Simmons, on January 10, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 Coffee Dickerson died on July 17, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 66.3

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Catherine Graham b. July 9, 1837, d. June 16, 1910
Marriage*Coffee Dickerson married Catherine Graham, daughter of Lawrence Graham and Mary "Polly" Simmons, on January 10, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S394] Genevieve H. Peters, Dickerson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3627] Sumpter-Dickerson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/sumpterdickersoncemetery.pdf
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S3622] Sumpter Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Catherine Graham1

F, b. July 9, 1837, d. June 16, 1910
FatherLawrence Graham2,1 b. February 22, 1804, d. May 27, 1902
MotherMary "Polly" Simmons2,1 b. April 4, 1815, d. January 19, 1897
     Catherine Graham was buried at Dickerson Cemetery (also known as Sumpter Cemetery), on a hill north of Rt. 8, about 5 miles northwest of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on July 9, 1837 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Coffee Dickerson, son of Moses Dickerson Jr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham, on January 10, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of January 10, 1856,her married name was Dickerson. Catherine Graham died on June 16, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.2,1

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Coffee Dickerson b. August 9, 1833, d. July 17, 1900
Marriage*Catherine Graham married Coffee Dickerson, son of Moses Dickerson Jr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham, on January 10, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3622] Sumpter Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery 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.

Moses Dickerson Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. October 10, 1783, d. March 27, 1874
FatherMoses Dickerson b. circa 1746, d. February 23, 1834
MotherJemima Sullivan b. circa 1745/46, d. May 25, 1846
     Moses Dickerson Jr. was buried at Dickerson Cemetery (also known as Sumpter Cemetery), on a hill north of Rt. 8, about 5 miles northwest of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 10, 1783 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Nancy Reed, daughter of Unknown Reed, on September 28, 1802 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 Moses Dickerson Jr. married Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham, daughter of Nathaniel B. Wickham and Diana Unknown, on October 18, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Moses Dickerson Jr. died on March 27, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 90.2

Census Records

1820Blacksburg, Virginia3

Family 1

Nancy Reed
Marriage*Moses Dickerson Jr. married Nancy Reed, daughter of Unknown Reed, on September 28, 1802 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 

Family 2

Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham b. circa 1800, d. February 14, 1876
Marriage*Moses Dickerson Jr. married Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham, daughter of Nathaniel B. Wickham and Diana Unknown, on October 18, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S394] Genevieve H. Peters, Dickerson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Amos Dickerson death certificate.

Moses Dickerson1,2,3

M, b. circa 1746, d. February 23, 1834
     Moses Dickerson was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Age 88 y."1,4,2 He married Jemima Sullivan.1 Moses Dickerson was born circa 1746.1,2 He died on February 23, 1834.1,2

Census Records

1820Blacksburg, Virginia3

Family

Jemima Sullivan b. circa 1745/46, d. May 25, 1846
Marriage*Moses Dickerson married Jemima Sullivan.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S291] Kendra Arthur, J. D. Howery, Donna J. Robertson, and family records Barb Reininger with additional annotation Arthur Unknown, Pine Creek Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Jemima Sullivan1

F, b. circa 1745/46, d. May 25, 1846
     Jemima Sullivan married Moses Dickerson.1 Jemima Sullivan was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her tombstone reads "Age 100."1,2 Her married name was Dickerson. She was born circa 1745/46.1,2 She died on May 25, 1846 at Montgomery (now Floyd) Co., Virginia.1,2

Family

Moses Dickerson b. circa 1746, d. February 23, 1834
Marriage*She married Moses Dickerson.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S291] Kendra Arthur, J. D. Howery, Donna J. Robertson, and family records Barb Reininger with additional annotation Arthur Unknown, Pine Creek Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham1,2

F, b. circa 1800, d. February 14, 1876
FatherNathaniel B. Wickham
MotherDiana Unknown
     Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham married Name Unknown. Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her tombstone reads "Age 75 y."2,3 Her married name was Unknown. She was born circa 1800 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Moses Dickerson Jr., son of Moses Dickerson and Jemima Sullivan, on October 18, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 18, 1831,her married name was Dickerson. Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham died on February 14, 1876.2,3

Family 1

Name Unknown
Marriage*She married Name Unknown
Child

Family 2

Moses Dickerson Jr. b. October 10, 1783, d. March 27, 1874
Marriage*Elizabeth "Betsy" Wickham married Moses Dickerson Jr., son of Moses Dickerson and Jemima Sullivan, on October 18, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S291] Kendra Arthur, J. D. Howery, Donna J. Robertson, and family records Barb Reininger with additional annotation Arthur Unknown, Pine Creek Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Amos Dickerson death certificate.

Robert Lee Barbour1,2,3

M, b. August 23, 1880
     His Social Security Number was 719-03-5833.3 Robert Lee Barbour was born on August 23, 1880 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Mary Kinsey Wickham, daughter of Rev. Samuel Kinzie Wickham and Mary Jane DeWeese, circa 1912.4,5,2,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 234, District 127, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated with his wife in the household of his mother-in-law Mary DeWeese Wickham4
1930Dwelling 145, District 10, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 92, District 81-20, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Machine shop car repairer4
1930Railroad coach repairman5
1940Railroad coach repairman7

Family

Mary Kinsey Wickham b. February 27, 1886, d. October 27, 1972
Marriage*Robert Lee Barbour married Mary Kinsey Wickham, daughter of Rev. Samuel Kinzie Wickham and Mary Jane DeWeese, circa 1912.4,5,2,6 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Daniel Epperly1,2,3

M, b. September 10, 1853, d. January 22, 1936
FatherDaniel F. "Floyd" Epperly4,1,5,6 b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
MotherMalinda A. Poff4,1,5,6 b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
     William Daniel Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 10, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He married Rosa Jane Jennings, daughter of John William Jennings and Hannah Wimmer, on April 29, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 William Daniel Epperly died on January 22, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 170, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 58, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 306, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 275, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 90, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 114, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 85, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1880Farm laborer7
1900Farmer9
1910Lumber mill engineer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12

Family

Rosa Jane Jennings b. May, 1854, d. December 31, 1934
Marriage*William Daniel Epperly married Rosa Jane Jennings, daughter of John William Jennings and Hannah Wimmer, on April 29, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 
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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [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. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Ace Epperly death certificate.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S1696] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 17, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Feb 11, 1933 - Oct 26, 1936.
  17. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  18. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bertha E. Howard death certificate.

Rosa Jane Jennings1,2,3

F, b. May, 1854, d. December 31, 1934
FatherJohn William Jennings1 b. January, 1822, d. April 2, 1889
MotherHannah Wimmer1 b. May, 1831
     Rosa Jane Jennings was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born in May, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 She married William Daniel Epperly, son of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on April 29, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of April 29, 1875,her married name was Epperly. Rosa Jane Jennings died on December 31, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 306, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 275, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 90, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 114, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 85, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

William Daniel Epperly b. September 10, 1853, d. January 22, 1936
Marriage*Rosa Jane Jennings married William Daniel Epperly, son of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on April 29, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Ace Epperly death certificate.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S1696] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 17, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Feb 11, 1933 - Oct 26, 1936.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  16. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bertha E. Howard death certificate.

Daniel Epperly1,2,3

M, b. November 4, 1808, d. after 1880
FatherJacob Epperly/Eberle Jr.1,2,3 b. circa 1762, d. April 9, 1849
MotherCatherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs3 b. circa 1766, d. after 1840
     Daniel Epperly was born on November 4, 1808 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Elizabeth Lawrence, daughter of Jonathan "John" Lawrence and Nancy Peden, on October 6, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Daniel Epperly married Susan E. Akers on November 30, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 Daniel Epperly died after 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family 1

Elizabeth Lawrence b. circa 1809, d. September 5, 1874
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Lawrence, daughter of Jonathan "John" Lawrence and Nancy Peden, on October 6, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Family 2

Susan E. Akers
Marriage*Daniel Epperly married Susan E. Akers on November 30, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John William Conner1,2,3

M, b. September 17, 1873, d. July 19, 1941
FatherWilliam Riley "Rilo" Conner4,5,6 b. May, 1847, d. December 7, 1935
MotherMary Eleanor Martin4,5,6 b. August, 1843, d. before April 25, 1930
     John William Conner was buried at Boones Chapel Church Cemetery, Rt. 652, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on September 17, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Sep 22, 1873.4,1,5,7 He married Leona Catherine Eanes, daughter of Joseph William Graves "Joe" Eanes and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" "Jennie" Craghead, on October 31, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,8 John William Conner died on July 19, 1941 at age 67.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 314, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 203, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 37, Dwelling 88, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 43, Dwelling 139, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 94, Dwelling 17, Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13

Family

Leona Catherine Eanes b. November 13, 1878, d. August 21, 1965
Marriage*John William Conner married Leona Catherine Eanes, daughter of Joseph William Graves "Joe" Eanes and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" "Jennie" Craghead, on October 31, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  3. [S2045] Bee, The, From the Henry E. Conner obituary in the Mar 8, 1951 edition.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr.1

M, b. circa 1762, d. April 9, 1849
     Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 693 and Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He left a will at Floyd Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen, I Jacob Epperly sen. of the County of Floyd and the State of Virginia feeling my body strength fast departing from me; and knowing that it is appointed unto man once to die, and being of sound deposing mind, do make and publish this my last will and Testament, as follows (to wit) First I direct and ____that ____pay burial and funeral shall first be paid out of my estate or effects. (secondly) I bequeath or give to my two sons George and Daniel Ten Dollars each. Thirdly I direct that all the balance of my estate or effects shall be equally divided between balance of my children (to wit) Betsy, Jacob D.C, John, Catharine, Philip, Sally, Polly, and Peggy It is exprefsly understood that, that portion which would go to Jacob if he were alive, is to be given to his children as they become of lawful age. Fourthly and lastly, I appoint my son Philip my lawful Executer, Given under my hand and seal this 9th day of April in the year of the Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty nine Marked and sealed by Jacob Epperly Signed and sealed in the Presence of Thomas Shelor David Sowers John D. Ratliff At a court of quarterly sef sions holden for the County of Floyd at the Court house thereof on the 18th day of June 1849. This last will and Testament of Jacob Epperly deceased was proved by the oath of Thomas 0. Shelor and David Sowers witfnes thereto and was ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Philip Epperly Executor therein named, who made oath thereto and together with Thomas Ge Shelor and Jobs Wells his security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $500. Conditioned as the law directs, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat of said will in due form Teste J. N intfleyer Clerk.2 He was born circa 1762 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.1 He married Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs, daughter of Johann Sowers, on April 5, 1785 at Frederick Co., Maryland.1 Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. died on April 9, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs b. circa 1766, d. after 1840
Marriage*He married Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs, daughter of Johann Sowers, on April 5, 1785 at Frederick Co., Maryland.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  2. [S1367] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book B.
  3. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs1

F, b. circa 1766, d. after 1840
FatherJohann Sowers1
     Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs was born circa 1766 at Frederick Co., Maryland. She married Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. on April 5, 1785 at Frederick Co., Maryland.1 As of April 5, 1785,her married name was Epperly/Eberle. Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs died after 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. b. circa 1762, d. April 9, 1849
Marriage*She married Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. on April 5, 1785 at Frederick Co., Maryland.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Elizabeth Lawrence1,2,3

F, b. circa 1809, d. September 5, 1874
FatherJonathan "John" Lawrence1,2,3 b. circa 1787, d. February 15, 1863
MotherNancy Peden2,3 b. circa 1787, d. July 4, 1855
     Elizabeth Lawrence was born circa 1809 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Daniel Epperly, son of Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. and Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs, on October 6, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of October 6, 1828,her married name was Epperly. Elizabeth Lawrence died on September 5, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Daniel Epperly b. November 4, 1808, d. after 1880
Marriage*She married Daniel Epperly, son of Jacob Epperly/Eberle Jr. and Catherine/Catharina Sowers/Saurs, on October 6, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly1,2,3,4

M, b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
FatherDaniel Epperly1 b. November 4, 1808, d. after 1880
MotherElizabeth Lawrence1 b. circa 1809, d. September 5, 1874
     Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He Served in Company B, 54th Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army.1 He was born on January 16, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Malinda A. Poff, daughter of Jonathon "John" Poff and Ruth Wilson, on September 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly died on August 30, 1910 at Virginia at age 77.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 170, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 58, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 238, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 54, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 350, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1860Miller3
1870Farm laborer4
1880Sawer6
1900Miller7

Family

Malinda A. Poff b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
Marriage*Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly married Malinda A. Poff, daughter of Jonathon "John" Poff and Ruth Wilson, on September 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 
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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  11. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Malinda A. Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
FatherJonathon "John" Poff3 b. circa 1802, d. 1842
MotherRuth Wilson3,5 b. circa 1800
     Malinda A. Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 10, 1835 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly, son of Daniel Epperly and Elizabeth Lawrence, on September 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of September 11, 1851,her married name was Epperly. Malinda A. Poff died on November 14, 1911 at Virginia at age 76.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 170, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 58, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 238, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 54, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 350, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family

Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
Marriage*Malinda A. Poff married Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly, son of Daniel Epperly and Elizabeth Lawrence, on September 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, 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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  11. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Jane Essie Furrow

F, b. June 5, 1884, d. September 14, 1886
FatherElijah Henry Furrow1 b. August 4, 1853, d. May 11, 1930
MotherNancy Darthula Conner1 b. April 2, 1855, d. April 25, 1921
     Jane Essie Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 5, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on September 14, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 2.

Citations

  1. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  2. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.

Thomas Keen DeWitt

M, b. December 31, 1846, d. January 31, 1940
     Thomas Keen DeWitt was buried at Strickler Cemetery, Rt. 221 N. near Little River Bridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Thomas DeWitt belonged to Company B, 4th Virginia Reserve Battalion and later to the 3rd Virginia Regiment, Company B. His great grandfather, Jeremiah DeWitt, was soldier in the Revolution, and his grandfather, James DeWitt, was a soldier in the War of 1812. He was born and raised in the SE part of Franklin Co. near the Henry and Pittsylvania Co. line. Thomas was a well known farmer and Justice of the Peace. Floyd County book, Page 50. Enumerated in the household of his son Camuel in thhe 1930 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. He was born on December 31, 1846 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, daughter of Samuel Strickler and Nancy Ann Helms, on July 13, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Thomas Keen DeWitt died on January 31, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 93.1

Census Records

Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 84, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1920Farmer4

Family

Sarah Rosabelle Strickler b. June 20, 1847, d. July 8, 1924
Marriage*Thomas Keen DeWitt married Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, daughter of Samuel Strickler and Nancy Ann Helms, on July 13, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S200] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Strickler Cemetery.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Noah Lee Conner1,2,3

M, b. May 15, 1875, d. October 28, 1915
FatherWilliam Riley "Rilo" Conner4,1,2,5,6,3 b. May, 1847, d. December 7, 1935
MotherMary Eleanor Martin4,1,2,5,6,3 b. August, 1843, d. before April 25, 1930
     Noah Lee Conner was buried at Lawrence Memorial Cemetery, off Rt. 221 on a hill, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 He was born on May 15, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of May 25, 1875.5,3 He married Grace E. Correll, daughter of Henry L. Correll and Catherine King, on December 31, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Noah Lee Conner married Margaret McCoy on March 28, 1915 at Davy, McDowell Co., West Virginia.6 Noah Lee Conner died on October 28, 1915 at Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 40.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 314, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 287, District 50, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 29, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farm laborer8
1910Blacksmith shop laborer9

Family 1

Grace E. Correll b. February 6, 1879, d. April 30, 1913
Marriage*Noah Lee Conner married Grace E. Correll, daughter of Henry L. Correll and Catherine King, on December 31, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Margaret McCoy b. circa 1892
Marriage*Noah Lee Conner married Margaret McCoy on March 28, 1915 at Davy, McDowell Co., West Virginia.6 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  5. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Conner-McCoy marriage record.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hammocks-Conner marriage record.

Sarah Rosabelle Strickler1

F, b. June 20, 1847, d. July 8, 1924
FatherSamuel Strickler b. September 17, 1820, d. August 21, 1907
MotherNancy Ann Helms b. March 25, 1826, d. September 15, 1894
     Sarah Rosabelle Strickler was buried at Strickler Cemetery, Rt. 221 N. near Little River Bridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 20, 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Thomas Keen DeWitt on July 13, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of July 13, 1869,her married name was DeWitt. Sarah Rosabelle Strickler died on July 8, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 84, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Thomas Keen DeWitt b. December 31, 1846, d. January 31, 1940
Marriage*Sarah Rosabelle Strickler married Thomas Keen DeWitt on July 13, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S200] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Strickler Cemetery.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Johannes "John" Furrer/Furrow

M, b. 1748/49, d. April, 1832
     Johannes "John" Furrer/Furrow was born in 1748/49 at Switzerland. He died in April, 1832 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1810Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S406] National Archives and Records Administration, 1810 United States Federal Census.

George Washington Gearheart1,2

M, b. circa 1822
FatherJohn Gearheart2 b. 1800, d. before 1860
MotherFrances DeWeese2 b. circa 1802
     George Washington Gearheart was born circa 1822 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Mary "Polly" Wilson on December 14, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 George Washington Gearheart Enlisted at the Floyd Co. Courthouse as a private in the "Floyd Co. Guards", Company B, 42nd Infantry, Confederate States Army. He was listed as "sick" in the Ashland Hospital Jan 11, 1862 to May 15, 1862. He was apparently wounded and captured. on May 25, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Mary "Polly" Wilson b. circa 1825
Marriage*George Washington Gearheart married Mary "Polly" Wilson on December 14, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary "Polly" Wilson1

F, b. circa 1825
     Mary "Polly" Wilson was born circa 1825 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She married George Washington Gearheart, son of John Gearheart and Frances DeWeese, on December 14, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of December 14, 1840,her married name was Gearheart.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

George Washington Gearheart b. circa 1822
Marriage*Mary "Polly" Wilson married George Washington Gearheart, son of John Gearheart and Frances DeWeese, on December 14, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  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. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Jacob Graham1,2

M, b. November 21, 1801, d. April 20, 1876
FatherJonathan Graham1 b. before 1775, d. 1827
MotherMary "Polly" Shelor1
     Jacob Graham was buried at Graham Cemetery, Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on November 21, 1801 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Elizabeth Radford, daughter of James Tazewell Radford, on January 23, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,3 Jacob Graham left a will on November 24, 1875; The Last Will and Testament of Jacob Graham
I Jacob Graham of the County of Floyd and state of Virginia make this my Last Will.
I Give Devise and bequeath my estate and property real and personal to my son Amos Graham. By his paying firs my burial, Expenses and just Debts. Second, by paying to my Grandson Jacob T. Hall the sum of three Hundred Dollars $300.
The above named sum of Money payable to Jacob T. Hall is intended to be paid when said Jacob T. Hall arrives at full age (21 years) without interest.
The sum of two Hundred Dollars $200 is intended to be paid within two (2) years after my Death without interest.
In witness whereof I have signed, name sealed and published and Declared this instrument as my Last Will at my residence in the aforesaid County and State.
This the 24 day of November in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and sixty five.
Signed
Jacob Graham (Seal)

The said Jacob Graham at his residence in County and State aforesaid (sic) on the 24th day of November in the year 1875 signed and sealed this instrument and published and Declared the same as and for his Last Will and at his request and in his presence and in the presences of each other have hereunto written our names as subscribed Witnesses.
J. E. Watkins
J. M. Pugh
(illegible) At a County Court held in [and] for the County of Floyd on the 9th day of May 1876.
The last Will and Testament of Jacob Graham was produced in Court and proven by the oaths of J. E. Watkins and J. M. Pugh subscribing Witnesses thereto, and admitted to Probate and ordered to be recorded.
Teste E. P. Elliott Clk.5 He died on April 20, 1876 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 74.3,2

Family

Elizabeth Radford b. June 18, 1803, d. February 15, 1866
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Radford, daughter of James Tazewell Radford, on January 23, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  3. [S1570] Descendants of James Tazewell (Snr.) Radford, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/desc_james_tazewell_radford.html
  4. [S762] Rena Worthen, Jacob Graham in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jul 12, 2002.
  5. [S152] Virginia Floyd Co., Will Book E, Floyd Co., Virginia, The will of Jacob Graham.

Elizabeth Radford1

F, b. June 18, 1803, d. February 15, 1866
FatherJames Tazewell Radford2 b. 1768, d. 1851
     Elizabeth Radford was buried at Graham Cemetery, Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on June 18, 1803 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She married Jacob Graham, son of Jonathan Graham and Mary "Polly" Shelor, on January 23, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 As of January 23, 1823,her married name was Graham. Elizabeth Radford died on February 15, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 62; Died of pneumonia.3

Family

Jacob Graham b. November 21, 1801, d. April 20, 1876
Marriage*She married Jacob Graham, son of Jonathan Graham and Mary "Polly" Shelor, on January 23, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S762] Rena Worthen, Jacob Graham in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jul 12, 2002.
  2. [S1570] Descendants of James Tazewell (Snr.) Radford, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/desc_james_tazewell_radford.html
  3. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html