Sarah "Sally" Huff1

F, b. circa 1816
FatherJames Huff2,3,4 b. circa 1795
MotherStacy Litterall2 d. February 3, 1859
     Sarah "Sally" Huff was born circa 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. She married Claiborne L. Manning, son of William O. Manning/Mannon and Elizabeth "Bettie" Keith, on October 4, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of October 4, 1836,her married name was Manning.

Family

Claiborne L. Manning
Marriage*Sarah "Sally" Huff married Claiborne L. Manning, son of William O. Manning/Mannon and Elizabeth "Bettie" Keith, on October 4, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S911] Paul McNeil, "McNeil Genealogy."
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Huff1

M, b. circa 1795
     James Huff was born circa 1795 at Virginia.1 He married Stacy Litterall on May 8, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Family

Stacy Litterall d. February 3, 1859
Marriage*James Huff married Stacy Litterall on May 8, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  3. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697

Kyle Kurtis Conner1,2

M, b. August 19, 1873, d. 1936
FatherNathaniel Osborn/Osburn "Nathan" Conner3 b. July 15, 1845, d. January 17, 1897
MotherMary Jane Walton3 b. July 11, 1846, d. January 10, 1934
     Kyle Kurtis Conner was buried at West Nottingham Cemetery, 1195 Firetower Road, Colora, Cecil Co., Maryland.2 He was born on August 19, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He married Ida Belle Sarver circa 1895.6 Kyle Kurtis Conner died in 1936 at Maryland.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 435, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 29, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 121, District 27, Rising Sun, Cecil Co., Maryland8
1930Dwelling 260, District 13, Election District 6, Cecil Co., Maryland9

Occupation

1910Lumber company foreman6
1920Farmer8
1930Farmer9

Family

Ida Belle Sarver b. 1879, d. 1954
Marriage*Kyle Kurtis Conner married Ida Belle Sarver circa 1895.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S3901] West Nottingham Cemetery, Cecil Co., MD, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Clarence E. Conner death certificate.
  12. [S4302] Logan Banner, The, From the Alvin Woodrow Conner obituary in the Sep 9, 2010 edition.
  13. [S1496] David Reis, "Information on Conner Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 5 and 18, 2007.

Charles A. Manning1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December, 1840, d. September 13, 1916
FatherCary Manning2,6 b. circa 1816
MotherMahala Cole2,6 b. circa 1826
     Charles A. Manning was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Co. I 34 Va. Inf. C.S.A."1,5 He was born in December, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 He married Zilphia Ann Frances "Zilla" Craghead, daughter of William Thomas "Grandpap Billy" Craghead and Susannah Maxey, on June 27, 1861 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,4 Charles A. Manning died on September 13, 1916 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 75.4,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 89, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 43, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 7, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 153, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 307, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated as divorced and living as a boarder in the household of George H. Gearheart9

Occupation

1870Farmer3
1880Farmer8
1900Farmer7

Family

Zilphia Ann Frances "Zilla" Craghead b. June 16, 1843, d. May 27, 1929
Marriage*Charles A. Manning married Zilphia Ann Frances "Zilla" Craghead, daughter of William Thomas "Grandpap Billy" Craghead and Susannah Maxey, on June 27, 1861 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3345] Salem Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.

Zilphia Ann Frances "Zelphan" Craighead1,2,3

F, b. February 27, 1855, d. March 6, 1924
FatherJames Robert "Bob" Craghead4,5,6 b. March 17, 1830, d. April 22, 1915
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Sally" Conner4,5,6 b. January 3, 1835, d. May 4, 1928
     Zilphia Ann Frances "Zelphan" Craighead was buried at Lick Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery (also known as Maxey Cemetery), next to Vaughn's Chapel, Lick Ridge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on February 27, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married William Riley Wilson, son of Daniel Wilson and Elizabeth "Betsy" Sowder, circa 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 As of circa 1875,her married name was Wilson. Zilphia Ann Frances "Zelphan" Craighead died on March 6, 1924 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.7,6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 186, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 273, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 316, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 197, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 100, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 149, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

William Riley Wilson b. June 24, 1846, d. December 24, 1932
Marriage*Zilphia Ann Frances "Zelphan" Craighead married William Riley Wilson, son of Daniel Wilson and Elizabeth "Betsy" Sowder, circa 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1398] Clyde Maxey, Lick Ridge Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  15. [S938] Welcome to my Genealogy Page, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/
  16. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  17. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Mosiah Moses Martin1

M, b. 1826, d. 1909
FatherWilliam Martin2 b. November 12, 1796, d. November 12, 1881
MotherSarah "Sallie" Harris b. August 7, 1798, d. October 14, 1872
     Mosiah Moses Martin was buried at Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, from Rt. 221, right on Rt. 612, left on Rt. 673, right on Rt. 608. The cemetery is on the left on a hillside, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born in 1826 at Patrick Co., Virginia.3 He married Nancy Spangler, daughter of David Palmer Spangler and Sarah "Margaret" Sowers, on December 14, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3 Mosiah Moses Martin died in 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 48, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 263, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 140, District 29, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1860Farmer5
1870Farmer6
1880Farmer7

Family

Nancy Spangler b. 1831, d. September 8, 1894
Marriage*Mosiah Moses Martin married Nancy Spangler, daughter of David Palmer Spangler and Sarah "Margaret" Sowers, on December 14, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S353] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 01, From the will of William Martin.
  3. [S219] Updated listing by Edgar Vest Ruth G. Hale & Jimmie Steele, Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Martin Cemetery).
  4. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, 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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the James Asa Martin obituary in the Jan 19, 1928 edition.
  10. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the D. W. Frizzell Martin death certificate.
  12. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

William Martin1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 12, 1796, d. November 12, 1881
FatherMoses Jocephas Martin Sr.4,6 b. 1768, d. circa 1829
MotherPhiladelphia "Adelphia" Martin4 b. February 2, 1775, d. January 30, 1859
     William Martin was buried at Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, from Rt. 221, right on Rt. 612, left on Rt. 673, right on Rt. 608. The cemetery is on the left on a hillside, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He was born on November 12, 1796 at Franklin Co., Virginia.7 He married Sarah "Sallie" Harris, daughter of Barnes Harris, on June 27, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.8 William Martin married Mary Lampey on October 30, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 William Martin died on November 12, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.7,6 He left a will on November 21, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia; I, William Martin of the County of Floyd, and State of Virginia, being of Sound Mind and disposing Memory, and considering the uncertainty of life and the Certain of Death, do make and constitute this my last Will and Testament to wit:
First, I desire that all my just debts and Furnal [sic] expences be paid out of My Estate -
Secondly, I give to my Beloved Wife Mary, a certain portion of my Farm bounded as followes to wit - (description of metes and bounds) - I allso give her privlege of cutting timber on annex of my land for her own use. I allso geve to my wife Mary, Three Hundred Dollars in Money, and one Horse, and one two-horse Wagon and harness for the same - one Milch Cow and I allso give to my wife Mary two head of sheep and two head of hogs and two Beads and Furniture for the same - one press sideboard, Beaum and Frank. One cooking Stove and and Vessels for the same. Wheels and Reel. One side saddle and Bridle. The above named property and Money is to be hers so long as She Remains my Widow. I give unto Balsora Richards one Dollar.
Thirdly - I give to Delpha Vest, James Martin's heirs, and Moses Martin, Tabitha Graham, Syntha Lawrence, William Martin, Jr and Letica Hale heirs with the Exception of Jeremiah Hale, who is to have One Dollar as his part, the above named parties is to Shear Eaqual in My Estate.
Fourthly - I gave to Tempey Forgerson my Daughter ten Dollars out of my Estate and no more -
Fifthly - I give unto Isaac Martin, my son, One Dollar and no more.
Sixthly - I gave unto Vilaann Hale, my Daughter, Fifty Dollars and no more.
Seventhly - I gave Catharine Simons, my GrandDaughter, Daughter of Letha Simons, Desd, ten Dollars and no more.
Eightly - I give unto Burwell Wimmer, my GranSon, the son of Louise Wimmer, my Daughter One Dollar and no More.
Ninthly - After My Deseace I desire that my Estate Real and personly including dets due and Money on hand and all person propertys what so every owened by me, not heretofore disposed of by me, sold by my executors hereinafter mentioned.
Tenthly - I do hereby appoint my Friends, Noah B. Moore and Moses Martin my son my Executors to carry out my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all others Wills or Testaments hereto before made by me -- in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 31st day of January 1879.

Attest his Harvey D. Wells
William Martin
James D. Moore mark

Proven in Floyd County Circuit Court, November 21, 1881.9

Census Records

1850Dwelling 186, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 53, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 270, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 129, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1850Farmer2
1860Farmer1
1870Farmer3
1880Farmer5

Family 1

Sarah "Sallie" Harris b. August 7, 1798, d. October 14, 1872
Marriage*William Martin married Sarah "Sallie" Harris, daughter of Barnes Harris, on June 27, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.8 
Children

Family 2

Mary Lampey b. circa 1827
Marriage*William Martin married Mary Lampey on October 30, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  7. [S219] Updated listing by Edgar Vest Ruth G. Hale & Jimmie Steele, Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Martin Cemetery).
  8. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [S353] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 01, From the will of William Martin.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah "Sallie" Harris1

F, b. August 7, 1798, d. October 14, 1872
FatherBarnes Harris1
     Sarah "Sallie" Harris was buried at Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, from Rt. 221, right on Rt. 612, left on Rt. 673, right on Rt. 608. The cemetery is on the left on a hillside, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on August 7, 1798 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2,3,1 She married William Martin, son of Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. and Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, on June 27, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.3 As of June 29, 1820,her married name was Martin. Sarah "Sallie" Harris died on October 14, 1872 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74; Died of fever.3,1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 186, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 53, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 270, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

William Martin b. November 12, 1796, d. November 12, 1881
Marriage*Sarah "Sallie" Harris married William Martin, son of Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. and Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, on June 27, 1820 at Patrick Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  2. [S219] Updated listing by Edgar Vest Ruth G. Hale & Jimmie Steele, Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Martin Cemetery).
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Spangler1

F, b. 1831, d. September 8, 1894
FatherDavid Palmer Spangler1 b. September 16, 1801, d. April 22, 1856
MotherSarah "Margaret" Sowers1 b. September 15, 1800, d. July 5, 1835
     Nancy Spangler was buried at Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, from Rt. 221, right on Rt. 612, left on Rt. 673, right on Rt. 608. The cemetery is on the left on a hillside, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born in 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Mosiah Moses Martin, son of William Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Harris, on December 14, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 As of December 14, 1853,her married name was Martin. Nancy Spangler died on September 8, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1860Dwelling 48, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 263, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 140, District 29, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Mosiah Moses Martin b. 1826, d. 1909
Marriage*Nancy Spangler married Mosiah Moses Martin, son of William Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Harris, on December 14, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S219] Updated listing by Edgar Vest Ruth G. Hale & Jimmie Steele, Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Martin Cemetery).
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the James Asa Martin obituary in the Jan 19, 1928 edition.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the D. W. Frizzell Martin death certificate.
  11. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

Wilson Lucas

M, b. November 6, 1794, d. May, 1864
     Wilson Lucas married Mary Catherine Webb. Wilson Lucas was born on November 6, 1794 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He died in May, 1864 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 69.

Family

Mary Catherine Webb b. 1805, d. after 1881
Marriage*He married Mary Catherine Webb
Children

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Joseph Dawson Sowers1

M, b. November 3, 1829, d. May 4, 1907
FatherJohannes H. "John" Sowers2,1,3 b. September 12, 1797, d. December 1, 1876
MotherCatherine Lester2,1,3 b. circa 1802, d. March 5, 1885
     Joseph Dawson Sowers was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on November 3, 1829 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Julia Ann Slusher, daughter of David Slusher and Nancy Cox, on June 28, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Joseph Dawson Sowers married Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner, daughter of Charles H. Turner and Violet Hall, on January 14, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 Joseph Dawson Sowers died on May 4, 1907 at age 77.

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Julia Ann Slusher b. November 22, 1834, d. September 24, 1872
Marriage*Joseph Dawson Sowers married Julia Ann Slusher, daughter of David Slusher and Nancy Cox, on June 28, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Family 2

Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner b. February 12, 1852, d. May 22, 1928
Marriage*Joseph Dawson Sowers married Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner, daughter of Charles H. Turner and Violet Hall, on January 14, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S358] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book E, From the John H. Sowers will, page 451.
  3. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."
  4. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lurinda Abbiegill Sowers obituary in the Jul 12, 1928 edition.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner1

F, b. February 12, 1852, d. May 22, 1928
FatherCharles H. Turner2 b. June 25, 1818, d. May 20, 1857
MotherViolet Hall2 b. May 6, 1817, d. April 8, 1906
     Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She was born on February 12, 1852 at Virginia.1 She married Joseph Dawson Sowers, son of Johannes H. "John" Sowers and Catherine Lester, on January 14, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 As of January 14, 1875,her married name was Sowers. Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner died on May 22, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76; The Marion Thomas Hall funeral records have a death date of May 20, 1928.1,4 She Lurinda Abbiegill Sowers was born Feb. 12, 1852, died May 22, 1928, making her stay on earth 76 years, three months and 22 days. She was the widow of Joseph D. Sowers who preceeded her to the grave about 22 years ago. She leaves seven children tio mourn her sad death, namely Frazier T. Sowers, Archie F. Sowers, Posey I. Sowers and Harlie D. Sowers, Mrs. J. K. Cole, Rufus Burke, Mrs. Other Martin and 33 grandchildren and 22 step-grandchildren and 22 step-greatgrandchildren and most of them attended her burial. She was paralyzed about the 8th of Jan and gradually grew weaker, but would ____ up part of the time until about two weeks before she died and she got too weak to be taken up anymore.
Her funeral was preached by Eld. L. S. Moran and J. H. Cummings and her remains were laid to rest in the Red Oak Grove cemetery...
Written by her sad daughter, Mrs. J. K. Cole on July 12, 1928.1

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Joseph Dawson Sowers b. November 3, 1829, d. May 4, 1907
Marriage*Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner married Joseph Dawson Sowers, son of Johannes H. "John" Sowers and Catherine Lester, on January 14, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lurinda Abbiegill Sowers obituary in the Jul 12, 1928 edition.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lurena J. Conner1

F, b. May 7, 1881, d. October 22, 1898
FatherNathaniel Osborn/Osburn "Nathan" Conner b. July 15, 1845, d. January 17, 1897
MotherMary Jane Walton b. July 11, 1846, d. January 10, 1934
     Lurena J. Conner was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 7, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on October 22, 1898 at age 17.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Howard1

F, b. May 5, 1792, d. December 26, 1862
FatherPeter Howard b. circa 1749, d. May 9, 1827
MotherSarah Strickland b. circa 1761, d. November 23, 1846
     Nancy Howard was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on May 5, 1792 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married Isaac Moore on November 7, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of November 7, 1815,her married name was Moore. Nancy Howard died on December 26, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.3

Family

Isaac Moore b. August 10, 1789, d. May 1, 1875
Marriage*She married Isaac Moore on November 7, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery 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.

Moses Jocephas Martin Sr.1

M, b. 1768, d. circa 1829
FatherJames B. Martin Sr. b. circa 1744/45, d. 1811
MotherNancy Ann Oglesby
     Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. was born in 1768 at Halifax Co., Virginia. He married Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, daughter of William Martin and Delphia Rachel Warren/Walden, on January 17, 1794 at Halifax Co., Virginia.2 Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. died circa 1829 at Patrick Co., Virginia.

Family

Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin b. February 2, 1775, d. January 30, 1859
Marriage*He married Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, daughter of William Martin and Delphia Rachel Warren/Walden, on January 17, 1794 at Halifax Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S697] Martin and Jackson Family Histories, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jo123&id=I26217
  2. [S696] Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia, Virginia Marriages to 1800.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.

Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin

F, b. February 2, 1775, d. January 30, 1859
FatherWilliam Martin b. circa 1749/50, d. 1804
MotherDelphia Rachel Warren/Walden
     Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin was born on February 2, 1775 at Halifax Co., Virginia. She married Moses Jocephas Martin Sr., son of James B. Martin Sr. and Nancy Ann Oglesby, on January 17, 1794 at Halifax Co., Virginia.1 Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin died on January 30, 1859 at Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 83.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 186, Northern District, Patrick Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son William2

Family

Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. b. 1768, d. circa 1829
Marriage*Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin married Moses Jocephas Martin Sr., son of James B. Martin Sr. and Nancy Ann Oglesby, on January 17, 1794 at Halifax Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S696] Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia, Virginia Marriages to 1800.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Peter Howard1

M, b. circa 1749, d. May 9, 1827
     Peter Howard was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Sarah Strickland.1 Peter Howard was born circa 1749.1 He died on May 9, 1827.1

Family

Sarah Strickland b. circa 1761, d. November 23, 1846
Marriage*He married Sarah Strickland.1 
Child

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.

Sarah Strickland1

F, b. circa 1761, d. November 23, 1846
     Sarah Strickland married Peter Howard.1 Sarah Strickland was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her tombstone reads "In the 85 yr."2 Her married name was Howard. She was born circa 1761.1,2 She died on November 23, 1846.1,2

Family

Peter Howard b. circa 1749, d. May 9, 1827
Marriage*She married Peter Howard.1 
Child

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.

John D. Moran1

M, b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
FatherNelson Moran b. circa 1779, d. December 12, 1862
MotherMary Owens b. circa 1783, d. circa 1838
     John D. Moran was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia; The stone has eroded and is no longer legible.2 He was born on October 12, 1812 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2 He married Martha Jane Cannaday, daughter of William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday and Martha "Patsy" Wright, on December 10, 1835 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 John D. Moran died in January, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.2

Family

Martha Jane Cannaday b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
Marriage*He married Martha Jane Cannaday, daughter of William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday and Martha "Patsy" Wright, on December 10, 1835 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.

Nelson Moran1

M, b. circa 1779, d. December 12, 1862
     Nelson Moran was born circa 1779 at Virginia. He married Mary Owens on December 20, 1802 at Amherst Co., Virginia.1 Nelson Moran died on December 12, 1862.

Family

Mary Owens b. circa 1783, d. circa 1838
Marriage*He married Mary Owens on December 20, 1802 at Amherst Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.

Martha Jane Cannaday1,2

F, b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
FatherWilliam A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday b. September 18, 1781, d. July 11, 1874
MotherMartha "Patsy" Wright b. March 15, 1783, d. December 28, 1857
     Martha Jane Cannaday was born in 1811 at Patrick Co., Virginia. She married John D. Moran, son of Nelson Moran and Mary Owens, on December 10, 1835 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2 As of December 10, 1835,her married name was Moran. Martha Jane Cannaday died on July 21, 1866 at Patrick Co., Virginia.

Family

John D. Moran b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
Marriage*She married John D. Moran, son of Nelson Moran and Mary Owens, on December 10, 1835 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Ann Conner1,2,3

F, b. November 29, 1858, d. August 13, 1866
FatherNathan L. Conner1,2,3 b. October 13, 1813, d. April 11, 1880
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" Kelley1,2,3 b. July 1, 1822, d. July 28, 1900
     Sarah Ann Conner was born on November 29, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia. She died on August 13, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 7; Died of flux.2,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 232, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.

William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday1

M, b. September 18, 1781, d. July 11, 1874
FatherJames Cannaday b. 1750, d. February, 1817
MotherElizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes
     William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday was born on September 18, 1781 at Virginia.1,2 He married Martha "Patsy" Wright circa 1808.1 William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday died on July 11, 1874 at Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 92.2

Family

Martha "Patsy" Wright b. March 15, 1783, d. December 28, 1857
Marriage*He married Martha "Patsy" Wright circa 1808.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  2. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Martha "Patsy" Wright1

F, b. March 15, 1783, d. December 28, 1857
     Martha "Patsy" Wright was born on March 15, 1783 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 She married William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday, son of James Cannaday and Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes, circa 1808.1 As of circa 1808,her married name was Cannaday. Martha "Patsy" Wright died on December 28, 1857 at Virginia at age 74.2

Family

William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday b. September 18, 1781, d. July 11, 1874
Marriage*She married William A. "Patrick Billy" Cannaday, son of James Cannaday and Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes, circa 1808.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  2. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

James Fleming Moran

M, b. June 2, 1853, d. February 7, 1918
FatherJohn D. Moran b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
MotherMartha Jane Cannaday b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
     James Fleming Moran was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Enumerated in Franklin Co. Virginia in the 1910 Census. He was born on June 2, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary Elizabeth Walters, daughter of William P. Walters and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 James Fleming Moran died on February 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Mary Elizabeth Walters b. October 2, 1858, d. August 1, 1916
Marriage*James Fleming Moran married Mary Elizabeth Walters, daughter of William P. Walters and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Elizabeth Walters1

F, b. October 2, 1858, d. August 1, 1916
FatherWilliam P. Walters b. circa 1835, d. May 9, 1863
MotherMatilda Elizabeth Simpson b. July 7, 1840, d. January 4, 1925
     Mary Elizabeth Walters was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on October 2, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She married James Fleming Moran, son of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of December 6, 1877,her married name was Moran. Mary Elizabeth Walters died on August 1, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 57.2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

James Fleming Moran b. June 2, 1853, d. February 7, 1918
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Walters married James Fleming Moran, son of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Shannie Ellen Poff1,2,3

F, b. June 8, 1887, d. May 28, 1969
FatherCharles Ballard "Ballard" Poff1,4,3 b. June 30, 1859, d. April 6, 1929
MotherElmira Isabelle Conner1,4,3 b. July 17, 1869, d. August 13, 1949
     Shannie Ellen Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 224-09-0806.5 She was born on June 8, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1889.5,4,3 As of circa 1910,her married name was Wilson.2 She married William Mahone Wilson, son of Isaac D. Wilson and Rebecca F. Brown, circa 1910.6,2,3 Shannie Ellen Poff died on May 28, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.5,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 143, District 31, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 161, District 14, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

William Mahone Wilson b. April 11, 1888, d. August 24, 1961
Marriage*Shannie Ellen Poff married William Mahone Wilson, son of Isaac D. Wilson and Rebecca F. Brown, circa 1910.6,2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From Lula Christian obituary in the Apr 27, 1935 edition.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2720] Roanoke City VA Archives - Fairview Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/