Mattie Margaret Miller1,2

F, b. July 25, 1913, d. August 14, 2000
FatherWilliam H. Miller1
MotherSarah Leffel1
     Mattie Margaret Miller was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 230-38-0010.4 She was born on July 25, 1913 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,4 She married Edward Everett Elmore Jr., son of Edward Everett "Eddy" Elmore and Mary Amanda "Mollie" Elmore, on January 13, 1940 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 As of January 13, 1940,her married name was Elmore.2 Mattie Margaret Miller died on August 14, 2000 at Virginia at age 87.3,4 She ELMORE, Margaret Miller, 87, of New Castle, passed away Monday, August 14, 2000. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. on August 16, 2000.3

Family

Edward Everett Elmore Jr. b. July 7, 1914, d. October 30, 1988
Marriage*She married Edward Everett Elmore Jr., son of Edward Everett "Eddy" Elmore and Mary Amanda "Mollie" Elmore, on January 13, 1940 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Miller Elmore obituary in the Aug 16, 2000 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Richard Gene Elmore obituary in the Aug 20, 1996 edition.

Altha Estelle Elmore1,2,3

F, b. September 10, 1909, d. May 16, 1997
FatherEdward Everett "Eddy" Elmore2,4,1,5 b. June 3, 1868, d. September 12, 1953
MotherMary Amanda "Mollie" Elmore2,5 b. November 2, 1875, d. February 21, 1918
     Altha Estelle Elmore was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 228-30-9444.7 She was born on September 10, 1909 at Craig Co., Virginia.7,2,5 She married Andrew Lawrence Miller, son of W. H. Miller and Elizabeth Leffel, on June 9, 1934 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,6,3 As of June 9, 1934,her married name was Miller.3 Altha Estelle Elmore married William Clarence Price, son of John W. Price and Ruth Unknown, on July 17, 1973.6,3 As of July 17, 1973,her married name was Price.3 Altha Estelle Elmore died on May 16, 1997 at Virginia at age 87.7,6 She PRICE, Altha Elmore Miller, 87, of New Castle, died Friday, May 16, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lawrence Miller and Clarence Price. Survivors include a special great-niece and husband, Janice and Robert Fridley; and several other nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke, with Rev. Alvin Radford officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Paitsel Funeral Home. on May 17, 1997.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 157, District 73, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 10, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 52, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Andrew Lawrence Miller
Marriage*Altha Estelle Elmore married Andrew Lawrence Miller, son of W. H. Miller and Elizabeth Leffel, on June 9, 1934 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,6,3 

Family 2

William Clarence Price b. July 17, 1910, d. September 18, 1984
Marriage*Altha Estelle Elmore married William Clarence Price, son of John W. Price and Ruth Unknown, on July 17, 1973.6,3 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Altha Elmore Miller Price obituary in the May 17, 1997 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Phyllis June Welch1,2,3

F, b. June 18, 1935, d. May 21, 2017
FatherRobert Lee Welch4,1,2,5 b. May 30, 1910, d. September 25, 1965
MotherLennie Leunetta Elmore4,1,2,5 b. April 14, 1906, d. April 22, 1990
     Phyllis June Welch Phyllis June Welch Kendall born June 18, 1935 went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, May 21, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of New Castle and remained active until her health prevented her attendance. She is preceded in death by parents; Lennie and Robert Welch, grandson; Isaac Kendall, sisters; Shirley Welch and Barbara Ellington. Survived by loving husband of 64 years, Harry (Bob) Kendall, children; Janice Fridley and husband Robert, Barbara (Tiny) and husband David, Harry (Bo) Kendall and wife Brenda, Frances Kendall and Gary, Kenneth (Kenny) Kendall and Missy, Donna Old and husband Sam, Carol Owens and husband Barry, 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, sister; Opal Horn, brother; Robert Welch and wife Rosie, brother; Harry Welch and wife Brenda, numerous nieces and nephews. Thanks to her caregivers of the last several months, Renee Fridley, Olivia Slusher, Val Vest, Alyssa Klotter, Laura Nelson, and Debbie Caldwell. A special thank you to Dr. Robert Keeley for not giving up on her last fall and allowing the Lord to use him to give us these last few months with mom. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at First Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held 2p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at First Baptist church with Kevin Altizer and Steve Putney officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery.2 She was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 18, 1935 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of September 17, 1952,her married name was Kendall.1 She married Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr. on September 17, 1952.4,1,2 Phyllis June Welch died on May 21, 2017 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 81.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 314, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr. b. April 14, 1933, d. May 28, 2017
Marriage*Phyllis June Welch married Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr. on September 17, 1952.4,1,2 
Children
  • Janice Marie Kendall1,2,6,7
  • Barbara Gail Kendall1,2,6,7
  • Harry Robert "Bo" Kendall Jr.1,2,6,7
  • Frances Arlene Kendall1,2,6,7
  • Kenneth Wayne "Kenny" Kendall1,2,6,7
  • Donna Lynn Kendall1,2,6,7
  • Carol June Kendall1,2,6,7

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Phyllis June Welch Kendall obituary.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leunetta E. Welch obituary in the Apr 24, 1990 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Harry Robert Kendall, Sr. obituary.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr.1,2

M, b. April 14, 1933, d. May 28, 2017
     Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr. Harry Robert Kendall (Bob) Sr. born April 14, 1933 went to join his beloved wife Phyllis of 64 years and his Lord and Savior Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of New Castle and remained active until his health prevented his attendance. He was preceded in death by parents; Floyd and Frances Kendall, stepmother; Alice Kendall, grandson; Isaac Kendall and brother; William (Bill) Kendall. He is survived by children; Janice Fridley and husband Robert, Barbara (Tiny) Fridley and husband David, Harry (Bo) Kendall and wife Brenda, Frances Kendall and Gary, Kenneth (Kenny) Kendall and Missy, Donna Old and husband Sam, Carol Owens and husband Barry, 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, sister; Florene Watts, Nancy Midkiff and husband Junior, brother; Donald Kendall and wife Carolyn, brother; Danny Kendall and wife Betty, sister; Vicky Maxey and husband Eugene, sister; Mary Harris and husband Charles, brother; Jimmy Kendall and wife Debbie, brother; Teddy Kendall, brother Gene Kendall and wife Mary, sister; Ruth Britt and husband Mike, numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at First Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at First Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Altizer officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery.2 He was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 14, 1933 at Virginia.2 He married Phyllis June Welch, daughter of Robert Lee Welch and Lennie Leunetta Elmore, on September 17, 1952.3,1,4 Harry Robert "Bob" Kendall Sr. died on May 28, 2017 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 84.2

Family

Phyllis June Welch b. June 18, 1935, d. May 21, 2017
Marriage*He married Phyllis June Welch, daughter of Robert Lee Welch and Lennie Leunetta Elmore, on September 17, 1952.3,1,4 
Children
  • Janice Marie Kendall1,4,2,5
  • Barbara Gail Kendall1,4,2,5
  • Harry Robert "Bo" Kendall Jr.1,4,2,5
  • Frances Arlene Kendall1,4,2,5
  • Kenneth Wayne "Kenny" Kendall1,4,2,5
  • Donna Lynn Kendall1,4,2,5
  • Carol June Kendall1,4,2,5

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Harry Robert Kendall, Sr. obituary.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leunetta E. Welch obituary in the Apr 24, 1990 edition.
  4. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Phyllis June Welch Kendall obituary.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Virginia Ann Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. July 18, 1858, d. November 1, 1937
FatherAlbert Conner5,6,7,1,3,4 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherEleanor "Ellen" Iddings5,6,1,3,4 b. May 31, 1831, d. October 26, 1865
     Virginia Ann Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,4 She was born on July 18, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,8,3 She married Peter Nathan Collins, son of Thomas Collins and Elizabeth Boothe, on October 18, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of October 18, 1877,her married name was Collins. Virginia Ann Conner died on November 1, 1937 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.8,9,3,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 457, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 145, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 392, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 392, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 141, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1930Dwelling 156, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Noah Conner14

Occupation

1900Farmer12
1910Farmer13

Family

Peter Nathan Collins b. circa 1852, d. before June 11, 1900
Marriage*Virginia Ann Conner married Peter Nathan Collins, son of Thomas Collins and Elizabeth Boothe, on October 18, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, # 27661.

Robert S. Oiler1

M, b. December 28, 1942, d. May 5, 2009
     Robert S. Oiler and Opal Lee Welch were divorced.2 Robert S. Oiler was buried at Crawford Memorial Cemetery, Rt. 605 at Paxton Chapel, Red Brush, Craig Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 232-68-0444.3 He was born on December 28, 1942.3 He married Opal Lee Welch, daughter of Robert Lee Welch and Lennie Leunetta Elmore, on September 16, 1963 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 Robert S. Oiler died on May 5, 2009 at Virginia at age 66.1,3 He Robert S. Oiler, 66, of New Castle, Va., passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold Oiler and Eunice Bush; brother, Lyle Oiler; and stepfather, Lee Bush. He is survived by daughter, Karen Davis and husband, Harry Jr; son, Wayne Oiler and wife, Linda; grandchildren, Danielle Oiler, Shannon Oiler, Steven Oiler, and Daniel Davis; great-grandchild, Nicholas Sparks; brother, Frank Oiler and wife, Iris; sister, Roberta Hackney; brothers, James Oiler and wife, Earlene, Harold Gene Oiler and wife, Donna, Joe Oiler and wife, Linda, and Richard Oiler and wife, Mary; sister, Patsy Gibson and husband, Roger; special friends, John and Jeanette Young and Jim Rutherford; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2009, at Paxton Chapel Church with Pastor Bill Grindstaff officiating. Interment will follow at Crawford Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Paitsel Funeral Home to help with the cost of arrangements. on May 7, 2009.1

Family

Opal Lee Welch
Divorce*He and Opal Lee Welch were divorced.2 
Marriage* Robert S. Oiler married Opal Lee Welch, daughter of Robert Lee Welch and Lennie Leunetta Elmore, on September 16, 1963 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Robert Wayne Oiler1,2
  • Karen Lynn Oiler1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert S. Oiler obituary in the May 7, 2009 edition.
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Malinda Ellen Conner1,2

F, b. October 22, 1865, d. February 15, 1866
FatherAlbert Conner3,1,2 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherEleanor "Ellen" Iddings3,1,2 b. May 31, 1831, d. October 26, 1865
     Malinda Ellen Conner was born on October 22, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She died on February 15, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of whooping cough.1,2

Citations

  1. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html

Richard Gene Elmore1,2,3

M, b. December 4, 1940, d. August 19, 1996
FatherEdward Everett Elmore Jr.1 b. July 7, 1914, d. October 30, 1988
MotherMattie Margaret Miller1,3 b. July 25, 1913, d. August 14, 2000
     His Social Security Number was 231-52-1364.4 Richard Gene Elmore was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 He married Phyllis Unknown.3 Richard Gene Elmore was born on December 4, 1940.1,4 He died on August 19, 1996 at Virginia at age 55; The SSDI has a death date of Aug 18, 1996.4,3 He ELMORE, Richard Gene, 55, of New Castle, died Monday, August 19, 1996. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis S. Elmore; his mother, Margaret Elmore; step-son, Frankie Greenway, both of New Castle; one sister, Arlene Williams, Roanoke. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 21, 1996 11 a.m. at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. on August 20, 1996.3

Family

Phyllis Unknown
Marriage*He married Phyllis Unknown.3 

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Richard Gene Elmore obituary in the Aug 20, 1996 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lois Brown1,2,3

F, b. January 19, 1926, d. May 22, 2010
     Lois Brown was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on January 19, 1926 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 She married William Howard Elmore, son of Howard Earnest Elmore and Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan, on March 6, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 As of March 6, 1951,her married name was Elmore.1 Lois Brown died on May 22, 2010 at Virginia at age 84.2 She Lois B. Elmore, 84, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was born January 19, 1926, a life long resident of Roanoke and a daughter of the late Louise W. Brown and Rucker C. Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Elmore and sister, Jane B. Richardson. Surviving are her brother-in-law, James R. Richardson Sr; niece and husband, Cindy R. and David J. Buckley; nephew, James (Rusty) R. Richardson Jr; great-nieces, Meghan E. Buckley, Leslie R. and husband, Adam Wright; great-nephews, David J. Buckley, Patrick L. Buckley and Peter A. Buckley; greatgreat-nephew, Aiden J. Wright; life long friends, Mary Dane and Ralph Fuller; dedicated special friends, Loni Stoneman and Ricky Birch, and their daughters, Madison and (Ellie); neighborhood friend, Don Vaughn. She graduated from Jefferson Senior High School in 1944. Following graduation she worked for Shenandoah Life Insurance Company, retiring after more than 30 years of service. She was a long time member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Light at Evergreen Burial Park. The Rev. Dr. Louis Strickler will officiate. Burial will follow there in Evergreen. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on May 24, 2010.2

Family

William Howard Elmore b. November 2, 1924, d. June 19, 1979
Marriage*She married William Howard Elmore, son of Howard Earnest Elmore and Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan, on March 6, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lois B. Elmore obituary in the May 24, 2010 edition.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."

James Melvin Walker Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. May 6, 1920, d. January 18, 2006
     His Social Security Number was 227-16-7151.5 James Melvin Walker Sr. was born on May 6, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 He married Kathleen Virginia Elmore, daughter of Howard Earnest Elmore and Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan, on September 26, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,1,2,3 James Melvin Walker Sr. died on January 18, 2006 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 85.5,3 He James Melvin Walker Sr., age 85, of Richmond, passed away on January 18, 2006 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Kathleen Elmore Walker. He is survived by his children, Bonnie W. Payne and husband, Bill, Sue W. Saenz and husband, David, and James M. Walker Jr. and wife, Peggy; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; his sister, Dorothy Felty. Mr. Walker was a WWII Navy veteran, retired part of management from C&P Telephone Company, a member of Masonic Lodge Westhampton #302, The Richmond Volunteer Militia, and one of the founding members of the Cavalier Rifle and Pistol Club. Memorial services will be held at the Bliley Funeral Homes' Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mills Road, Saturday 3 p.m. Fellowship to follow. Interment private. on January 20, 2006.3

Family

Kathleen Virginia Elmore b. January 2, 1921, d. April 12, 2005
Marriage*He married Kathleen Virginia Elmore, daughter of Howard Earnest Elmore and Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan, on September 26, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,1,2,3 
Children
  • Bonnie Lois Walker2,3,4
  • Andrea Sue Walker2,3,4
  • James Melvin Walker Jr.2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  2. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Kathleen Virginia Elmore Walker obituary in the Apr 14, 2005 edition.
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the James Melvin Walker, Sr. obituary in the Jan 20, 2006 edition.
  4. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.

Benjamin Hughes Durvin1,2,3,4

M, b. April 29, 1886, d. June 16, 1962
     Benjamin Hughes Durvin was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 He was born on April 29, 1886 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Sarah Elizabeth Elmore, daughter of Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore and Laura Lee Craft, on May 1, 1925 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6,4 Benjamin Hughes Durvin died on June 16, 1962 at age 76.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 199, District 105-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Railroad shop boilermaker7

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Elmore b. September 8, 1902, d. November 11, 1971
Marriage*Benjamin Hughes Durvin married Sarah Elizabeth Elmore, daughter of Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore and Laura Lee Craft, on May 1, 1925 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Benjamin Hughes Durvin, Jr. obituary.
  5. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  6. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Josephine Roberta Elmore1

F, b. March 17, 1909, d. April 30, 1970
FatherDr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore2,3,4 b. January 17, 1877, d. August 29, 1968
MotherJosephine Campbell Smythe2,3,4 b. circa 1882, d. after 1950
     Josephine Roberta Elmore was born on March 17, 1909 at Virginia.2,5,1 As of August 14, 1932,her married name was Litz.1 She married Conrad Beverly Litz on August 14, 1932.6,1 Josephine Roberta Elmore died on April 30, 1970 at Cocoa Beach, Brevard Co., Florida, at age 61.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 19, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia2
1920Dwelling 30, District 72, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio3
1930Dwelling 48, District 35, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona4

Family

Conrad Beverly Litz b. December 26, 1906, d. April 19, 2007
Marriage*Josephine Roberta Elmore married Conrad Beverly Litz on August 14, 1932.6,1 
Children
  • Joanna Litz1
  • Conrad Beverly Litz Jr.1

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  6. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 28, 1936 edition.

Kathryn Campbell Elmore1

F, b. circa 1906, d. March 23, 1981
FatherDr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore2,3,4,5 b. January 17, 1877, d. August 29, 1968
MotherJosephine Campbell Smythe2,3,4,5 b. circa 1882, d. after 1950
     Her Social Security Number was 527-18-2023.6 Kathryn Campbell Elmore was born circa 1906 at Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Sep 22, 1910 but this is impossible because she was enumerated in the Apr 1910 Census.3,6 As of May 9, 1937,her married name was Horak.1 She married Harold Albert Horak on May 9, 1937.1 Kathryn Campbell Elmore died on March 23, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 19, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1920Dwelling 30, District 72, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio4
1930Dwelling 48, District 35, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona5

Family

Harold Albert Horak b. August 19, 1909, d. August 17, 2002
Marriage*Kathryn Campbell Elmore married Harold Albert Horak on May 9, 1937.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 28, 1936 edition.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harold A. Horak obituary in the Aug 19, 2002 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Harold Horak obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.

Harry Robert Elmore1,2

M, b. January 22, 1904, d. June 14, 1992
FatherDr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore3,4,5,6 b. January 17, 1877, d. August 29, 1968
MotherJosephine Campbell Smythe3,4,5,6 b. circa 1882, d. after 1950
     Harry Robert Elmore was buried at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Avenue, Tuckahoe, Henrico Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-42-1542.7 He was born on January 22, 1904 at Virginia.4,7,2 He married Mary Christain Royall on August 23, 1928.2,1,8 Harry Robert Elmore ELMORES LIKED - MR. and MRS. HARRY R. ELMORE and little daughter, JANIE JO, were delightfully taken by surprise when they returned to Gretna last week to find a multitude of their friends assembled at their home, the house set in order, the pantry filled with provisions and a warm diner smoking on the board. This is Mr. Elmore’s third year as principal of the Gretna Consolidated School, and he was gratified by this remarkable demonstration of affection and esteem in which he and Mrs. Elmore are held by the citizens and patrons of the school. on August 12, 1949.9 He died on June 14, 1992 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 88.7,1 He Harry Robert Elmore, former deputy superintendent of the state Department of Education, died yesterday at his home in Richmond. He was 88. A native of Tazewell, Mr. Elmore joined the department as assistant superintendent in 1960 after serving 17 years as superintendent of schools in Pittsylvania County. He retired in 1971. Previously, Mr. Elmore served as a school principal in Danville and in Pittsylvania County, and was a teacher in Tazewell County. He attended public schools in Roanoke and graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1927 with a bachelor's degree. Mr. Elmore signed a baseball contract with the Detroit Tigers, but decided to pursue a career in public education. From 1930 to 1934, he taught history, government and English at Tazewell High School, where he also was a coach. Mr. Elmore completed a master's degree in 1934 at the University of Virginia. He did additional graduate work at the University of Southern California. Mr. Elmore served as principal of Gretna High School in Pittsylvania County from 1934 to 1937. Survivors include his wife, Mary Christian Royall Elmore; and two daughters, Janie Jo Vansant of Virginia Beach and Kathryn Rice of Richmond. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Reveille United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Westhampton Memorial Park. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Reveille United Methodist Church, 4200 W. Cary St. Road, Richmond, Va. 23221 or to the Tuckahoe Rescue Squad, 1101 Horsepen Road, Richmond, Va. 23229. on June 15, 1992.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 19, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4
1920Dwelling 30, District 72, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio5
1930Dwelling 17, District 11, Jeffersonville, Tazewell Co., VirginiaHarry and his family were enumerated in the household of his father-in-law Powell J. Royall10

Occupation

1930Public school teacher10

Family

Mary Christain Royall b. January 6, 1907, d. May 12, 1999
Marriage*Harry Robert Elmore married Mary Christain Royall on August 23, 1928.2,1,8 
Children
  • Jane Josephine "Janie Jo" Elmore9,10,1,8,2
  • Kathryn Royall Elmore1,8,2

Citations

  1. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Harry Robert Elmore obituary in the Jun 15, 1992 edition.
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 28, 1936 edition.
  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. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Robert Emmett Elmore obituary in the Aug 30, 1968 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Mary Christian Royall Elmore obituary in the May 13, 1999 edition.
  9. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 12, 1949 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Conrad Beverly Litz1,2

M, b. December 26, 1906, d. April 19, 2007
     His Social Security Number was 223-12-5858.3 Conrad Beverly Litz was born on December 26, 1906 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,2 He married Josephine Roberta Elmore, daughter of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on August 14, 1932.4,5 Conrad Beverly Litz died on April 19, 2007 at Cocoa, Brevard Co., Florida, at age 100.3,2 He COCOA - Conrad B. Litz, 100, died Thursday, April 19, 2007 at his home in Cocoa. Conrad was born in Welch, WV. He came to Brevard in 1948 from Tazewell, VA. He served in the Army During the second World War. He attended Washington-Lee Uni versity. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Cocoa. Conrad is survived by his son, Conrad Litz, Jr. of Tazewell, VA; daughter, Joanna Ramsey of Cocoa; grandchildren, Roberta Masse, Leann Watson, Conrad Litz, III; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine. Calling hours are 10 a.m., Thursday, April 26th at First United Methodist Church, Cocoa. Followed by the service at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Tazewell, VA. Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 825 Forrest Ave., Cocoa, FL 32922. Wylie-Baxley in Rockledge is in charge of arrangements. on April 22, 2007.2

Family

Josephine Roberta Elmore b. March 17, 1909, d. April 30, 1970
Marriage*He married Josephine Roberta Elmore, daughter of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on August 14, 1932.4,5 
Children
  • Joanna Litz2,5
  • Conrad Beverly Litz Jr.2,5

Citations

  1. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.
  2. [S1928] Florida Today, From the Conrad B. Litz obituary in the Apr 22, 2007 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 28, 1936 edition.
  5. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."

Charles Lewis Conner1,2,3

M, b. November 26, 1866, d. January 20, 1941
FatherAlbert Conner4,1,5,6,2,3 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherMary Jane Iddings4,1,5,6,2,3 b. December 27, 1844, d. March 26, 1921
     Charles Lewis Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on November 26, 1866 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1865.4,2,3 He married Elizabeth Jane Conner, daughter of Daniel R. Conner and Lydia "Liddie" Poff, on February 17, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 Charles Lewis Conner died on January 20, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 74.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 145, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 444, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 228, District 70, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 197, District 128, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 209, District 121, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 448, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 74, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11

Family

Elizabeth Jane Conner b. October 16, 1871, d. April 18, 1953
Marriage*Charles Lewis Conner married Elizabeth Jane Conner, daughter of Daniel R. Conner and Lydia "Liddie" Poff, on February 17, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  14. [S2720] Roanoke City VA Archives - Fairview Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Harold Albert Horak1,2

M, b. August 19, 1909, d. August 17, 2002
     His Social Security Number was 526-07-9852.3 Harold Albert Horak was born on August 19, 1909 at Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska.4,3 He married Kathryn Campbell Elmore, daughter of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on May 9, 1937.2 Harold Albert Horak died on August 17, 2002 at Virginia at age 92.4,3 He HORAK, Harold A., 92, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2002. He was born August 19, 1909 in Omaha, Neb., son of the late Frank Harold and Minnie McGahey Horak. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn E. Horak; and his brother, Jesse Horak. Mr. Horak retired as Auditor of Colonial American National Bank. He was an avid golfer and a former member of Hidden Valley Country Club. His survivors include his son, Robert H. (Robbie) Horak and his wife, Donna; grandson, Travis R. Horak, all of Roanoke. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at Oakey's South Chapel with the Rev. Carol Johnston officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel and Crematory. on August 19, 2002.4

Family

Kathryn Campbell Elmore b. circa 1906, d. March 23, 1981
Marriage*He married Kathryn Campbell Elmore, daughter of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on May 9, 1937.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Harold Horak obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harold A. Horak obituary in the Aug 19, 2002 edition.

Mary Christain Royall1,2,3

F, b. January 6, 1907, d. May 12, 1999
     Her Social Security Number was 226-72-9298.4 Mary Christain Royall was buried at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Avenue, Tuckahoe, Henrico Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 6, 1907 at Virginia.5,4 As of circa 1927,her married name was Elmore. She married Harry Robert Elmore, son of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on August 23, 1928.3,1,2 Mary Christain Royall died on May 12, 1999 at Virginia at age 92.4,2 She Mary Christian Royall Elmore died May 12, 1999. She was born in Tazewell, Va., the daughter of state Senator and Mrs. John Powell Royall. She was the widow of Harry R. Elmore who served as Pittsylvania County superintendent of schools in Chatham, Va., from 1942-1960 and then as deputy state superintendent in Richmond until his retirement in 1968. Chris was a graduate of Longwood College where she was president of the student body in 1927-28. She studied at Hollins College and at the University of Virginia. She was a member of Reveille United Methodist Church where she was a former lay leader, president of the United Methodist Women, Sunday School teacher and administrative board member. She was a former member of the Tuckahoe Woman's Club, the Garden Club of Virginia and the DAR. She is survived by two daughters, Jo Elmore Vansant and her husband, William G. Vansant Jr., of Virginia Beach and Kathryn Rice and her husband, Kenneth E. Rice, of Charlotte, N.C; two grandsons, Kenneth E. Rice Jr. and his wife, Pamela Ford Rice of Sterling, Va., and Robert C. Rice and his wife, Jill Waring Rice, and their son, Adam, of Richmond; three brothers, W. Archer Royall of Alexandria, E.G. "Dick" Royall of Bluefield, W.Va., and R. Bowen Royall of Tazewell; and one sister, Ellen Royall Story of Suffolk. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Westhampton Memorial Park followed by a memorial service at Reveille United Methodist Church at 11:30 a.m. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the West Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, Richmond. Memorial contributions may be made to Reveille United Methodist Church, 4200 Cary Street Road, Richmond, Va. 23221, or to the American Cancer Society. on May 13, 1999.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 17, District 11, Jeffersonville, Tazewell Co., Virginia5

Family

Harry Robert Elmore b. January 22, 1904, d. June 14, 1992
Marriage*Mary Christain Royall married Harry Robert Elmore, son of Dr. Robert Emmet Marshall Elmore and Josephine Campbell Smythe, on August 23, 1928.3,1,2 
Children
  • Jane Josephine "Janie Jo" Elmore6,5,1,2,3
  • Kathryn Royall Elmore1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Harry Robert Elmore obituary in the Jun 15, 1992 edition.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Mary Christian Royall Elmore obituary in the May 13, 1999 edition.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S397] Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, Tazewell Co., VA, From an article in the Aug 12, 1949 edition.