Joseph David Looney1,2,3

M, b. August 31, 1872, d. June 27, 1950
FatherJoseph Bartley Looney3 b. November 4, 1844, d. May 15, 1906
MotherAnna "Annie" Jones3 b. June 14, 1849, d. November 19, 1926
     Joseph David Looney was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on August 31, 1872 at Ohio; Joseph later listed his place of birth as Virginia.1,2 He married Dolly Rose Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on January 5, 1898 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 Joseph David Looney died on June 27, 1950 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 77.1,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 25, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 171, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 34, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 39, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 112, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1900Farmer4
1910Farmer5
1920Farmer6
1930Farm laborer7
1940Farmer8

Family

Dolly Rose Craft b. August 12, 1876, d. May 16, 1944
Marriage*Joseph David Looney married Dolly Rose Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on January 5, 1898 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Abel Edward Crowder1

M, b. circa 1785, d. circa 1843
     Abel Edward Crowder was born circa 1785 at Virginia.1 He married Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker on December 21, 1810 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 Abel Edward Crowder died circa 1843 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1

Family

Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker b. circa 1787, d. 1859
Marriage*He married Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker on December 21, 1810 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S359] Patricia Crowder Yaw, First Crowders in America.

Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker1

F, b. circa 1787, d. 1859
     Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker was born circa 1787 at Virginia.1 She married Abel Edward Crowder on December 21, 1810 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 As of December 21, 1810,her married name was Crowder. Mary "Polly" Shewmaker/Shoemaker died in 1859 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Family

Abel Edward Crowder b. circa 1785, d. circa 1843
Marriage*She married Abel Edward Crowder on December 21, 1810 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S359] Patricia Crowder Yaw, First Crowders in America.

William James Conner1

M, b. April 17, 1861, d. January 5, 1936
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner2,3,4,5 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff2,3,4,5 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     William James Conner was buried at New Gray Cemetery, 2724 Western Avenue, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.5 He was born on April 17, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He married Martha Abigail Walters, daughter of Soloman Walters and Mary Emeline Reed, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 William James Conner married Miriam S. Druscilla "Mary" "Dru" Walters, daughter of Hiram Walters and Druzilla C. Booth, on April 11, 1895 at Anderson Co., Tennessee.5,6 William James Conner In the 1910 Census William stated he was married three times. His unknown second wife was probably the mother of his second daughter Vilena. on April 20, 1910.7 He died on January 5, 1936 at Civil District 3, Campbell Co., Tennessee, at age 74.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 143, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 69, District 9, Civil District 8, Anderson Co., Tennessee8
1910Dwelling 27, District 123, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee7
1920Dwelling 204, District 131, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee9
1930Dwelling 153, District 82, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee10

Occupation

1880Farm laborer3
1900Farmer8
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer9

Family 1

Martha Abigail Walters b. April 29, 1866
Marriage*William James Conner married Martha Abigail Walters, daughter of Soloman Walters and Mary Emeline Reed, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Family 2

Miriam S. Druscilla "Mary" "Dru" Walters b. April 4, 1864, d. October 9, 1931
Marriage*William James Conner married Miriam S. Druscilla "Mary" "Dru" Walters, daughter of Hiram Walters and Druzilla C. Booth, on April 11, 1895 at Anderson Co., Tennessee.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S727] My Family (William James Conner), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=1774031&id=I212
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S3367] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1965.
  6. [S1678] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  12. [S11689] Journal and Tribune, The, From the Lee-Conner marriage announcement in the Dec 28, 1910 edition.
  13. [S3440] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records, 1869–1909.
  14. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.

Joseph Bartley Looney

M, b. November 4, 1844, d. May 15, 1906
     Joseph Bartley Looney was buried at Caldwell Cemetery, across Rt. 632 from Craig Healing Springs Christian Church, past a large field, in a wooded area on a hill, John's Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 4, 1844 at Virginia. He married Anna "Annie" Jones in April, 1865.1 Joseph Bartley Looney died on May 15, 1906 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 61.1

Family

Anna "Annie" Jones b. June 14, 1849, d. November 19, 1926
Marriage*He married Anna "Annie" Jones in April, 1865.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S258] Charles W. & Ruth G. Hale, Caldwell Cemetery, John's Creek, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Anna "Annie" Jones1

F, b. June 14, 1849, d. November 19, 1926
     Anna "Annie" Jones was buried at Caldwell Cemetery, across Rt. 632 from Craig Healing Springs Christian Church, past a large field, in a wooded area on a hill, John's Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 14, 1849 at Patriot, Gallia Co., Ohio.1 She married Joseph Bartley Looney in April, 1865.1 As of April, 1865,her married name was Looney. Anna "Annie" Jones died on November 19, 1926 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 77.1

Family

Joseph Bartley Looney b. November 4, 1844, d. May 15, 1906
Marriage*She married Joseph Bartley Looney in April, 1865.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S258] Charles W. & Ruth G. Hale, Caldwell Cemetery, John's Creek, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Oscar Miller Martin1,2,3

M, b. December 3, 1877, d. June 27, 1912
FatherThomas Benton Martin4,3 b. June 15, 1847, d. February 14, 1935
MotherMary Jane Elmore4,3 b. April 12, 1845, d. August 15, 1925
     Oscar Miller Martin was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on December 3, 1877 at Giles Co., Virginia.6,1,2 He married Emma Harriet Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on December 24, 1905 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 Oscar Miller Martin died on June 27, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 34; Shot to death by Harvey Looney during an arrest.6,1,5 He Oscar M. Martin dead. Popular town sergeant succumbs after ten day battle for life, June 27th, at 3:30 a.m. Oscar M. Martin, town sergeant of New Castle, died at Jefferson Hospital, Roanoke at half past three o'clock Thursday morning, June 27th after lingering since Sunday night, June 16th. Contrary to the opinion of physicians his numerous friends still hoped that through some way his life would be spared basing their hope on his perfect health and magnificent physique. During the weary hours the faithful watch of a father, brother and sister never faltered and the best of medical attention and nursing was his. He never regained his speech fron the shock and only at times showed a trace of consciousness. The remains arrived here from Roanoke on Thursday evening and funeral services will be held at the Christian Church at 2 o'clock this (Friday) afternoon by the Rev. P. M. Snodgrass, of Paint Bank, assisted by Rev. A. M. Fox. Interment will be made in West View Cemetery. Harvey D. Looney his assailant is still at the Clifton Forge Hospital shot through the abdomen supposed to be self-inflicted or accidental. He is recovering slowly and will probably be brought here and placed in jail in a week or ten days. on June 29, 1912.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 177, District 31, Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 30, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1910Lumber salesman7

Family

Emma Harriet Craft b. January 16, 1879, d. January 17, 1939
Marriage*Oscar Miller Martin married Emma Harriet Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on December 24, 1905 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S11575] Unknown compiler, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Registers, 1853-1935.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Oscar M. Martin murder story.
  6. [S384] Glenna G. Garner, Unknown Cemeteries of Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Crowder1

M, b. circa 1789
     James Crowder was born circa 1789 at Virginia.1 He married Elizabeth Tucker on December 12, 1810 at Mecklenburg Co., Virginia.1

Family

Elizabeth Tucker
Marriage*James Crowder married Elizabeth Tucker on December 12, 1810 at Mecklenburg Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S359] Patricia Crowder Yaw, First Crowders in America.

Edna Hattie Paitsel1,2

F, b. November 12, 1884, d. September 15, 1970
FatherDaniel Paitsel1,2
MotherMattie Ann Jones1
     Edna Hattie Paitsel was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.3,2 Her Social Security Number was 230-10-0973.4 She was born on November 12, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,1 She married Irving Zedrick Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on November 18, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 As of November 18, 1902,her married name was Craft. Edna Hattie Paitsel died on September 15, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 85.4,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 23, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 100, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 301, District 7, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 268, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Family

Irving Zedrick Craft b. June 17, 1878, d. February 15, 1935
Marriage*Edna Hattie Paitsel married Irving Zedrick Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on November 18, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S365] Ruth G. Hale, Crossroads Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  11. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. January 12, 1863, d. January 6, 1947
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner7,8,1,6 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff7,8,1,6 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,5,6 She was born on January 12, 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 She married William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner, son of William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr. and Elmira J. Furrow, on November 20, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner died on January 6, 1947 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.5,6 She Amanda Elizabeth Conner, age 84, widow of William H. Conner died Jan. 6th in the home of her son, Noah Conner of Copper Hill. Funeral services were held Jan 7th at Old Salem Church followed by interment in the church burial ground. Survivors are the following children: Noah and Wm. Ira Conner, Mrs. G. E. Blankenship, Mrs. Cora Vest and Curtis Conner of Copper Hill; Mrs. G. A. Hundley of Roanoke. on January 9, 1947.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 143, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 119, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 183, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 103, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 155, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1930Farmer13

Family

William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner b. August 2, 1863, d. April 5, 1926
Marriage*Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner married William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner, son of William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr. and Elmira J. Furrow, on November 20, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Amanda Elizabeth Conner obituary in the Jan 9, 1947 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.
  16. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Susie Frances Davis1,2

F, b. June 18, 1885, d. April 19, 1954
FatherW. Thomas Davis1
MotherFannie Belle Unknown1
     Susie Frances Davis was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 18, 1885 at Virginia.2 She married Edward Blaine Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on December 21, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 As of December 21, 1912,her married name was Craft. Susie Frances Davis died on April 19, 1954 at age 68.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 282, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1930Dwelling 419, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Edward Blaine Craft b. August 19, 1884, d. November 10, 1967
Marriage*Susie Frances Davis married Edward Blaine Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on December 21, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Nealie Hazel Elmore1

F, b. July 25, 1893, d. May 17, 1958
FatherAdam Chester "Jeff" Elmore2,1,3,4 b. March 14, 1862, d. August 10, 1932
MotherVirginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond2,1,3,4 b. February 1, 1865, d. 1945
     Nealie Hazel Elmore was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,6 She was born on July 25, 1893 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,5 She married Glenwood Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on September 23, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 As of September 23, 1914,her married name was Craft. Nealie Hazel Elmore died on May 17, 1958 at age 64.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 103, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 26, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 85, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 45, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 32, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Family

Glenwood Craft b. May 21, 1889, d. August 6, 1970
Marriage*Nealie Hazel Elmore married Glenwood Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on September 23, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  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. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Ruth Craft Reynolds obituary in the May 19, 2007 edition.
  11. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Ottie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine1,2

M, b. May 4, 1875, d. January 13, 1948
FatherAlbert Brizendine1 b. June 10, 1848, d. October 26, 1936
MotherMartha Ann Paxton1 b. April 28, 1848, d. September 12, 1926
     Ottie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 He was born on May 4, 1875 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Mary Susan Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on December 16, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 Ottie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine died on January 13, 1948 at age 72.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 53, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 35, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 242, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 351, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1910Carpenter4
1920Carpenter5
1930Carpenter6

Family

Mary Susan Craft b. June 20, 1882, d. February 18, 1931
Marriage*Ottie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine married Mary Susan Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on December 16, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.

Clara J. Elmore1

F, b. February 4, 1886, d. 1901
FatherAdam Chester "Jeff" Elmore2,3 b. March 14, 1862, d. August 10, 1932
MotherVirginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond2,3 b. February 1, 1865, d. 1945
     Clara J. Elmore was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.1 She was born on February 4, 1886 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 She died in 1901 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 103, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Eula Dare Brizendine1,2,3

F, b. February 26, 1888, d. June 30, 1930
FatherAlbert Brizendine2,3 b. June 10, 1848, d. October 26, 1936
MotherMartha Ann Paxton2 b. April 28, 1848, d. September 12, 1926
     Eula Dare Brizendine was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 She New Castle - Mrs. Eula Dare (Brizendine) Craft, wife of Peyton Craft, died on June 30,1930, after a long illness. She was born February 26,1888 and was married on June 16,1907. She is survived by her husband, and the following children; Luther, Pauline, Louella, and Addie, her father, Albert Brizendine, three brothers, E. R., O. T., and C. W. Brizendine and two sisters, Mrs. H. L. Craft of Pence Springs W.Va. and Mrs. C. V. Myers of town also survive. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John E. Grasty on last Tuesday. The family of the deceased wishes to express it's thanks for the acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy from friends and neighbors in their sad bereavement.3 She was born on February 26, 1888 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,4,3 She married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on June 16, 1907 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,3 As of June 16, 1907,her married name was Craft. Eula Dare Brizendine died on June 30, 1930 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 42.1,4,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 89, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 9, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 198, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Family

George Peyton Craft b. April 12, 1886, d. April 26, 1954
Marriage*Eula Dare Brizendine married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on June 16, 1907 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Eula Dare Brizendine Craft obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Julina Prudence Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. March 10, 1865, d. June 21, 1935
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner5,6,2,4 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff5,6,2,4 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     Julina Prudence Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8 She was born on March 10, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,8,4 She married William Lawson Light, son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on November 18, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 As of November 18, 1885,her married name was Light. Julina Prudence Conner died on June 21, 1935 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 143, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 246, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 145, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 41, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 30, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Isaac Albert Light1

Occupation

1920Farm manager11

Family

William Lawson Light b. January 5, 1865, d. December 13, 1918
Marriage*Julina Prudence Conner married William Lawson Light, son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on November 18, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  15. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate.
  16. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm

Albert Brizendine1,2,3,4

M, b. June 10, 1848, d. October 26, 1936
FatherLaybourn Brizendine3,2 b. circa 1824, d. October 14, 1861
MotherElizabeth Eans2,3 b. circa 1823
     Albert Brizendine was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on June 10, 1848 at Virginia.1 He married Martha Ann Paxton on May 13, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 Albert Brizendine died on October 26, 1936 at age 88.1

Family

Martha Ann Paxton b. April 28, 1848, d. September 12, 1926
Marriage*He married Martha Ann Paxton on May 13, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S957] Doris Boahn, "Laybourn Brizendine," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 15, 2005.
  3. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  4. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  5. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Eula Dare Brizendine Craft obituary in an unknown newspaper.

Martha Ann Paxton1,2

F, b. April 28, 1848, d. September 12, 1926
     Martha Ann Paxton was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 She was born on April 28, 1848 at Virginia.1 She married Albert Brizendine, son of Laybourn Brizendine and Elizabeth Eans, on May 13, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 As of May 13, 1867,her married name was Brizendine. Martha Ann Paxton died on September 12, 1926 at age 78.1

Family

Albert Brizendine b. June 10, 1848, d. October 26, 1936
Marriage*She married Albert Brizendine, son of Laybourn Brizendine and Elizabeth Eans, on May 13, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  3. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.

Florence Myrtle Etzler1,2

F, b. September 21, 1906, d. May 25, 1940
     Florence Myrtle Etzler was buried at Mount Union Cemetery, intersection of Daleville Road & Blacksburg Road, Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on September 21, 1906 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 She married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on November 1, 1938 at Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,2 As of November 1, 1938,her married name was Craft. Florence Myrtle Etzler died on May 25, 1940 at age 33; Comitted suicide.3,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 336, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4

Family

George Peyton Craft b. April 12, 1886, d. April 26, 1954
Marriage*Florence Myrtle Etzler married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on November 1, 1938 at Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S2276] Mount Union Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=conner&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=65387696&CRid=1975164&df=all&
  3. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mattie Emma "Jo" Switzer1,2

F, b. July 17, 1899, d. October 1, 1986
FatherJohn Switzer1
     Mattie Emma "Jo" Switzer was buried at Crowder Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3,2 Her married name was DeVinney.3 She married Unknown DeVinney.3 Mattie Emma "Jo" Switzer was born on July 17, 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 She married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on March 4, 1942 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of March 4, 1942,her married name was Craft. Mattie Emma "Jo" Switzer died on October 1, 1986 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 87.3,2 She New Castle - Mattie "Jo" Switzer Craft, age 87, died Wednesday in a Salem hospital. She is survived by four sons, Earl DeVinney, New Castle; Roy DeVinney, Kissmett, Florida; James DeVinney, Leesburg, Georgia; Gilbert DeVinney, New Castle; one daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Adeline) Mayo, New Castle; one brother, Frank Switzer, two sisters, Grace Wright, and Betty Caldwell all of New Castle; two step-daughters, Addie Austin, and Louella Dodd, both of New Castle; 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren. Funeral will be Friday 2:00 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Crowder Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Craig County Rescue Squad or Volunteer Fire Department. on October 2, 1986.2

Family 1

Unknown DeVinney
Marriage*She married Unknown DeVinney.3 

Family 2

George Peyton Craft b. April 12, 1886, d. April 26, 1954
Marriage*Mattie Emma "Jo" Switzer married George Peyton Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on March 4, 1942 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mattie Switzer Craft obituary in the Oct 2, 1986 edition.
  3. [S367] Ruth G. Hale, Crowder Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.

Walter Mason Elmore1,2,3

M, b. January 1, 1888, d. February 13, 1971
FatherAdam Chester "Jeff" Elmore4,5,6 b. March 14, 1862, d. August 10, 1932
MotherVirginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond4,5,6 b. February 1, 1865, d. 1945
     Walter Mason Elmore was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 229-24-6560.7 He was born on January 1, 1888 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 He married Mary Jane Champ circa 1911.8,9 Walter Mason Elmore died on February 13, 1971 at age 83.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 103, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 26, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 141, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 72, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 86, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1910Farmer6
1920Timber laborer10
1930Farm laborer8
1940Farmer11

Family

Mary Jane Champ b. December 22, 1891, d. March 8, 1955
Marriage*Walter Mason Elmore married Mary Jane Champ circa 1911.8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S368] Ruth G. Hale, Drummond - Elmore Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Phyllis Dare Eden obituary in the Jun 4, 2006 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Dewey Elmore obituary in the Jun 6, 1991 edition.

William Lawson Light1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 5, 1865, d. December 13, 1918
FatherHenry Washington Light1,6,3,4 b. October 29, 1826, d. February 4, 1904
MotherNancy Cole1,6,3,4 b. June 3, 1821, d. November 26, 1896
     William Lawson Light was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,4 He was born on January 5, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,8,4 He married Julina Prudence Conner, daughter of Samuel S. "Slick" Conner and Martha Ann Poff, on November 18, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9 William Lawson Light died on December 13, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 53; Paul Craghead's listing and the marion Thomas Hall funeral records have a death date of Dec 18, 1918 and his death certificate has a date of Dec 13, 1917.7,8,4,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 283, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 30, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 246, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 145, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farmer11
1910Farmer12

Family

Julina Prudence Conner b. March 10, 1865, d. June 21, 1935
Marriage*William Lawson Light married Julina Prudence Conner, daughter of Samuel S. "Slick" Conner and Martha Ann Poff, on November 18, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate.
  5. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

James Thomas Stump

M, b. October 10, 1863, d. May 31, 1905
     James Thomas Stump was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on October 10, 1863 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Nancy Frances Ferris, daughter of William R. Ferris and Julia Ann Stump, circa 1881 at Virginia. James Thomas Stump died on May 31, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 41.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Nancy Frances Ferris b. March 20, 1867, d. December 8, 1949
Marriage*James Thomas Stump married Nancy Frances Ferris, daughter of William R. Ferris and Julia Ann Stump, circa 1881 at Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Price Pleasant Milton1,2,3

M, b. May 16, 1882, d. July 15, 1959
FatherAndrew Jackson Milton4 b. March 17, 1852, d. September 30, 1919
MotherSophia Eugenia Price4 b. September 16, 1855, d. May 24, 1932
     Price Pleasant Milton was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on May 16, 1882 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Emma Maude Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on April 22, 1909 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.4,1 Price Pleasant Milton died on July 15, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 188, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 133, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 78, District 16, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 168, District 119-24, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1910Car machinist5
1920Dynamo engineer6
1930Silk mill engineer7
1940Rayon mill machine tender8

Family

Emma Maude Craft b. October 11, 1887, d. November 6, 1962
Marriage*Price Pleasant Milton married Emma Maude Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on April 22, 1909 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S365] Ruth G. Hale, Crossroads Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S4445] Crossroads Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Maude Elmore1,2

F, b. November 11, 1899, d. June 1, 1970
FatherAdam Chester "Jeff" Elmore3,4,5,1,2 b. March 14, 1862, d. August 10, 1932
MotherVirginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond3,4,5,1,2 b. February 1, 1865, d. 1945
     Maude Elmore was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.6,2 Her Social Security Number was 229-54-3417.6 She was born on November 11, 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia.6,1 She married James Russell Simmons on October 15, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,7,2 As of October 15, 1924,her married name was Simmons. Maude Elmore died on June 1, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 70.6,2 She NEW CASTLE- Maude Elmore Simmons, 80, widow of Russell Simmons. Funeral, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Crossroads Church. Survivors include a son, Ray Simmons, Roanoke; a sister, Mrs. T. J. Hutchins, Roanoke. on June 3, 1970.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 103, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 26, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 142, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 126, District 10-15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Family

James Russell Simmons b. 1904, d. October 30, 1937
Marriage*Maude Elmore married James Russell Simmons on October 15, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maude Elmore Simmons obituary in the Jun 3, 1970 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Hazel Wagener Craft1

F, b. October 30, 1915, d. August 3, 2008
FatherGlenwood Craft2,1,3,4,5 b. May 21, 1889, d. August 6, 1970
MotherNealie Hazel Elmore2,1,3,4,5 b. July 25, 1893, d. May 17, 1958
     Hazel Wagener Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.6 She was born on October 30, 1915 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,7 She married Henry Lewis "Jim" Hatfield on April 2, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 As of April 2, 1938,her married name was Hatfield. Hazel Wagener Craft died on August 3, 2008 at Virginia at age 92.6,7 She Hazel Craft Hatfield, 92, of New Castle, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2008. She was an employee of Paitsel Funeral Home for 32 years and was a life member of New Castle Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Hatfield, and sister Ruth Reynolds. She is survived by her daughter, Carol and husband, Bill Zaionczkowski; grandchildren, Kim Blankenship, Jeff Blankenship and Bobby Blankenship; and special friend, Robin Wright. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at the New Castle Christian Church with Dr. Ernie Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at West View Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2008. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Craig County Recreation and Conservation Association, P.O. Box 317, New Castle, Va. 24127. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle, www.paitselfh.com. on August 5, 2008.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 85, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 45, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 32, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4

Family

Henry Lewis "Jim" Hatfield b. July 15, 1905, d. May 8, 1973
Marriage*Hazel Wagener Craft married Henry Lewis "Jim" Hatfield on April 2, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Ruth Craft Reynolds obituary in the May 19, 2007 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Craft Hatfield obituary in the Aug 5, 2008 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."

Ruth Marie Craft1,2,3

F, b. November 5, 1920, d. May 18, 2007
FatherGlenwood Craft4,1,5,3 b. May 21, 1889, d. August 6, 1970
MotherNealie Hazel Elmore4,1,5,3 b. July 25, 1893, d. May 17, 1958
     Ruth Marie Craft was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.3 She was born on November 5, 1920 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,6 She married William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr., son of William Henry Reynolds and Jessie Ruble, on December 22, 1945 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3,7 As of December 22, 1945,her married name was Reynolds. Ruth Marie Craft died on May 18, 2007 at Chesapeake, Virginia, at age 86.6,3 She NORFOLK - Ruth Craft Reynolds, 86, formerly of the 8000 block of Meadow Creek Road, passed away May 18, 2007, in Chesapeake General Hospital. Born in New Castle, Va., she was the daughter of the late Glenwood and Nealie Craft. She was predeceased by her husband, William H. Reynolds Jr. and her daughter-in-law, Karen W. Reynolds. She was a member of Azalea Gardens Baptist Church, Norfolk. Survivors include her son, William H. Reynolds III of Chesapeake; a grandson, William H. "Will" Reynolds IV; a sister, Hazel Hatfield of New Castle, Va; a cousin, Carol Zaionczkowski of Richmond; as well as one niece and two nephews. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. The Rev. Charles L. Moseley will officiate. The viewing will begin Sunday with the family receiving friends from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake. on May 19, 2007.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 32, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr. b. July 29, 1921, d. April 28, 2003
Marriage*Ruth Marie Craft married William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr., son of William Henry Reynolds and Jessie Ruble, on December 22, 1945 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3,7 
Child
  • William Henry Reynolds III3,7

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  3. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Ruth Craft Reynolds obituary in the May 19, 2007 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the William Henry Reynolds, Jr., obituary in the Apr 30, 2003 edition.

William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr.1,2

M, b. July 29, 1921, d. April 28, 2003
FatherWilliam Henry Reynolds1
MotherJessie Ruble1
     His Social Security Number was 234-20-1927.3 William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr. was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.2 He was born on July 29, 1921 at Lignite, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Ruth Marie Craft, daughter of Glenwood Craft and Nealie Hazel Elmore, on December 22, 1945 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4,2 William Henry "Billy" Reynolds Jr. died on April 28, 2003 at Virginia at age 81.2,3 He William Henry ''Billy'' Reynolds Jr., 81, of the 8000 block of Meadow Creek Road, passed away April 28, 2003 in a local hospital. A native of Oriskany, Va., Mr. Reynolds was a retired chief petty officer with the U.S. Navy with 22 years of service. He also retired from civil service as a fuel inspector at Naval Air Station, Norfolk. He was a member of Azalea Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Craft Reynolds; a son William H. ''Billy'' Reynolds III and his wife Karen of Chesapeake. He is also survived by his grandson William H. ''Will'' Reynolds IV of Chesapeake and a brother George Earl Reynolds of Elbert, West Va. A funeral will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. Dr. L. Hugh Litchfield. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 8 p.m. on April 30, 2003.2

Family

Ruth Marie Craft b. November 5, 1920, d. May 18, 2007
Marriage*He married Ruth Marie Craft, daughter of Glenwood Craft and Nealie Hazel Elmore, on December 22, 1945 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Child
  • William Henry Reynolds III4,2

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the William Henry Reynolds, Jr., obituary in the Apr 30, 2003 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Ruth Craft Reynolds obituary in the May 19, 2007 edition.

Josie Isabell Kayser1

F, b. February 6, 1881, d. November 21, 1957
FatherJoseph A. Kayser1
MotherMaggie E. Unknown1
     Josie Isabell Kayser was buried at McCartney Cemetery, Rt. 615, near Jefferson National Forest, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born on February 6, 1881 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft, son of Benjamin Newton "Ben" Craft and Sarah Jane Drummond, on January 1, 1903 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of January 1, 1903,her married name was Craft. Josie Isabell Kayser died on November 21, 1957 at age 76.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 104, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 88, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 104, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 219, District 41-40A, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5

Family

Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft b. October 31, 1880, d. June 27, 1937
Marriage*Josie Isabell Kayser married Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft, son of Benjamin Newton "Ben" Craft and Sarah Jane Drummond, on January 1, 1903 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S376] Ruth G. Hale, McCartney Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.