Georgie Louise Downey1,2

F, b. October 24, 1916, d. March 4, 1978
     Georgie Louise Downey married Seaton E. "Charles" Craft, son of Charles Lafayette Craft and Belle Elizabeth Callahan.1 Georgie Louise Downey was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.2 Her married name was Craft. She was born on October 24, 1916 at Iron Gate, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on March 4, 1978 at age 61.2

Family

Seaton E. "Charles" Craft b. September 26, 1902, d. September 28, 1986
Marriage*She married Seaton E. "Charles" Craft, son of Charles Lafayette Craft and Belle Elizabeth Callahan.1 

Citations

  1. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  2. [S4457] Central Advent Christian Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Susan Miller Niday1,2,3

F, b. May 17, 1880, d. February 5, 1956
FatherJohn Alexander Niday2,1 b. October 16, 1828, d. 1904
MotherNancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley1,2 b. July 12, 1842, d. after April 21, 1908
     Susan Miller Niday was buried at Walnut Grove Union Church Cemetery, 6867 Pike Road, Montvale, Bedford Co., Virginia.3 She was born on May 17, 1880 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,3 She married Walter Monroe Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on June 24, 1900 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 As of June 24, 1900,her married name was Craft. Susan Miller Niday died on February 5, 1956 at Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 75.1,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 160, District 57, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 105, District 62, Lisbon, Bedford Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 11, District 12, Lisbon, Bedford Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 189, District 10-16, Lisbon, Bedford Co., Virginia7

Family

Walter Monroe Craft b. March 7, 1871, d. December 1, 1940
Marriage*Susan Miller Niday married Walter Monroe Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on June 24, 1900 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S840] Jack Nida, "Niday Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 13 and Oct 16, 2001.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S4441] Walnut Grove Union Church Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  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. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the James Alexander Craft death certificate.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beatrice Craft Chilton obituary in the Mar 4, 1996 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie Craft Forgie obituary in the Jul 30, 1998 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha Craft Holland obituary in the Feb 21, 2005 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Estelle Craft Hackworth obituary in the May 25, 2012 edition.

Mary Catharine "Kate" Williams1,2

F, b. April 22, 1865
FatherRichard Williams3,4,2 b. circa 1829
MotherAlicia Catherine "Melissa" Drummond3 b. circa 1838, d. before June 18, 1880
     Mary Catharine "Kate" Williams was born on April 22, 1865 at Nelson Co., Virginia.1,2 As of July 19, 1893,her married name was Wright.2 She married John Early Wright on July 19, 1893 at Lynchburg, Virginia.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 544, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 367, District 111, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 431, District 9, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia5

Family

John Early Wright b. August 24, 1844, d. January 22, 1905
Marriage*Mary Catharine "Kate" Williams married John Early Wright on July 19, 1893 at Lynchburg, Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1071] Carol Harrison, "Williams Family Researcher Carol Harrison," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Matilda Peredine Conner1,2,3

F, b. October 13, 1859, d. January 26, 1943
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner4,1,5,6,7,2,3 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff4,1,5,6,7,2,3 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     Matilda Peredine Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her tombstone has no death date.3 She was born on October 13, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3 She married John Henry Prillaman, son of Jacob Prillaman and Martha Gray, on November 10, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of November 10, 1881,her married name was Prillaman. Matilda Peredine Conner married William Benford Gray, son of James R. Gray and Ann Eliza Kelley, on November 13, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 As of November 13, 1934,her married name was Gray. Matilda Peredine Conner died on January 26, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 459, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 143, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 123, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 53, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 78, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 143, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 21, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Family 1

John Henry Prillaman b. August 19, 1859, d. April 20, 1932
Marriage*Matilda Peredine Conner married John Henry Prillaman, son of Jacob Prillaman and Martha Gray, on November 10, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Family 2

William Benford Gray b. October 8, 1857, d. December 3, 1941
Marriage*Matilda Peredine Conner married William Benford Gray, son of James R. Gray and Ann Eliza Kelley, on November 13, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 

Citations

  1. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, 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. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S1143] David Shank, Prillaman-Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

John Alexander Niday1,2,3

M, b. October 16, 1828, d. 1904
     John Alexander Niday married Mary Ann Taylor.3 John Alexander Niday was born on October 16, 1828 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley on July 26, 1866 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 John Alexander Niday died in 1904 at Simmonsville, Craig Co., Virginia.2

Family 1

Mary Ann Taylor b. circa 1830, d. February 2, 1866
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Taylor.3 

Family 2

Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley b. July 12, 1842, d. after April 21, 1908
Marriage*John Alexander Niday married Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley on July 26, 1866 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  2. [S819] Carol Doty, "Niday," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 23, 2003.
  3. [S840] Jack Nida, "Niday Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 13 and Oct 16, 2001.
  4. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.

Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley1,2

F, b. July 12, 1842, d. after April 21, 1908
     Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley was born on July 12, 1842 at Giles Co., Virginia.1,3 She married John Alexander Niday on July 26, 1866 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of July 26, 1866,her married name was Niday. Nancy Evaline "Evaline" Bradley died after April 21, 1908 at Craig Co., Virginia.

Family

John Alexander Niday b. October 16, 1828, d. 1904
Marriage*She married John Alexander Niday on July 26, 1866 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  2. [S819] Carol Doty, "Niday," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 23, 2003.
  3. [S840] Jack Nida, "Niday Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 13 and Oct 16, 2001.
  4. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.

Lovie Roy Craft1,2,3

F, b. July 29, 1883, d. December 23, 1944
FatherBenjamin Newton "Ben" Craft1,3 b. August 9, 1846, d. February 1, 1924
MotherSarah Jane Drummond1,3 b. circa 1844, d. January 15, 1920
     Lovie Roy Craft was buried at Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on July 29, 1883 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Edgar Fulton Craft, son of Hugh Nicholas J. Craft and Mary James Wright, on December 28, 1904 at Craig Co., Virginia.5,3 Lovie Roy Craft Mrs. Lovie Roy Craft died of a heart attack this morning at 4 o'clock in her home in Nettleton addition. She was born July 29, 1883, at Barbours Creek, Virginia, the daughter of Sarah Drummond and Benjamin Newton Craft and was 61 years, four months, and 24 days old at the time of her death. She would have been married 40 years had she lived until December 26th. Mrs. Craft affiliated herself with the Christian church in her early childhood and had been a regular attendant of the Nettleton church since it was organized 18 years ago. She was a loving mother as well as a good neighbor and will be missed greatly by those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband, E.F. Craft, who has operated a photographer's studio for the past 35 years. Also the following seven living children survive: Mrs. R. V. Long, Covington; Mrs. E. K. Fuller, Columbus, Ohio; Mrs. Walter Whiteside, Mrs. Russell McCoy, Mrs. Opal Davis, Clifton Forge; Lt. Raymond Craft, stationed with the Army Air Corps in China, and Adolphus Craft, U.S.N. stationed in the states. Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Jennie Elmore, of New Castle. One child died fifteen years ago. The funeral will be held from her residence in Nettleton addition, with the Rev. F. W. Long, assisted by Rev. J. W. Gardner, conducting the services. The interment will be in the Sharon church cemetery, but the hour and date are not yet known. on December 23, 1944.3 She died on December 23, 1944 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 105, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 182, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 178, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 424, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 307, District 3-4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia9

Family

Edgar Fulton Craft b. October 22, 1879, d. November 25, 1946
Marriage*Lovie Roy Craft married Edgar Fulton Craft, son of Hugh Nicholas J. Craft and Mary James Wright, on December 28, 1904 at Craig Co., Virginia.5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Opal C. Brown obituary in the Mar 16, 2005 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lovie Roy Craft obituary in the Dec 23, 1944 edition.
  4. [S2324] Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=elmore&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=121&GRid=37505184&CRid=2207541&df=all&
  5. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  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. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Roy Craft obituary in the Jun 12, 1929 edition.

Edgar Fulton Craft1,2,3

M, b. October 22, 1879, d. November 25, 1946
FatherHugh Nicholas J. Craft1 b. October 4, 1852
MotherMary James Wright1 b. January 17, 1857
     Edgar Fulton Craft was buried at Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 He was born on October 22, 1879 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Lovie Roy Craft, daughter of Benjamin Newton "Ben" Craft and Sarah Jane Drummond, on December 28, 1904 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,5 Edgar Fulton Craft died on November 25, 1946 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 67.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 182, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 178, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 424, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 307, District 3-4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1910Photographer6
1920Photographer7
1930Photographer8
1940Photographer9

Family

Lovie Roy Craft b. July 29, 1883, d. December 23, 1944
Marriage*Edgar Fulton Craft married Lovie Roy Craft, daughter of Benjamin Newton "Ben" Craft and Sarah Jane Drummond, on December 28, 1904 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S106] Eva Talbert, "Hugh Nicholas Craft," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 18, 2003.
  2. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Opal C. Brown obituary in the Mar 16, 2005 edition.
  3. [S2324] Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=elmore&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=121&GRid=37505184&CRid=2207541&df=all&
  4. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lovie Roy Craft obituary in the Dec 23, 1944 edition.
  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. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Roy Craft obituary in the Jun 12, 1929 edition.

Hugh Nicholas J. Craft1

M, b. October 4, 1852
     Hugh Nicholas J. Craft was born on October 4, 1852 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary James Wright on March 13, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.2

Family

Mary James Wright b. January 17, 1857
Marriage*Hugh Nicholas J. Craft married Mary James Wright on March 13, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S106] Eva Talbert, "Hugh Nicholas Craft," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 18, 2003.
  2. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.

Mary James Wright1

F, b. January 17, 1857
     Mary James Wright was born on January 17, 1857 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married Hugh Nicholas J. Craft on March 13, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 As of March 13, 1878,her married name was Craft.

Family

Hugh Nicholas J. Craft b. October 4, 1852
Marriage*Mary James Wright married Hugh Nicholas J. Craft on March 13, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S106] Eva Talbert, "Hugh Nicholas Craft," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 18, 2003.
  2. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.

Edward Jennings Britts1

M, b. May 25, 1865, d. 1943
MotherJanetta Almeda "Nettie" Britts2,3,4 b. circa 1841, d. before June 1, 1900
     Edward Jennings Britts was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on May 25, 1865 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 He married Martha Ellen "Mattie" Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on December 1, 1897 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,1 Edward Jennings Britts died in 1943 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 24, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 167, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 157, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 100, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 7, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 120, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 183, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1900Teamster6
1910Farm laborer7
1920Railroad section laborer8
1930Farm lanorer9
1940State road builder10

Family

Martha Ellen "Mattie" Craft b. April 23, 1874, d. August 6, 1937
Marriage*Edward Jennings Britts married Martha Ellen "Mattie" Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on December 1, 1897 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  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. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  5. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.

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, 1862, d. January 5, 1936
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner2,3,4 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff2,3,4 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, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 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, circa 1895.6,7,5 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 Knox Co., Tennessee, at age 73.

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., Tennessee6
1910Dwelling 27, District 123, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee7
1920Dwelling 204, District 131, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee8
1930Dwelling 153, District 82, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee9

Occupation

1880Farm laborer3
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8

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, circa 1895.6,7,5 
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. [S815] Gly Cole, "Walters (Miriam S. Druscilla Walters)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 16, 2003.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  11. [S3440] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records, 1869–1909.

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

M, b. December 3, 1877, d. June 27, 1912
     Oscar Miller Martin was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on December 3, 1877 at Giles Co., Virginia.4,1,2 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.4,1,3 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, 1912.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 30, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1910Lumber salesman5

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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Oscar M. Martin murder story.
  4. [S384] Glenna G. Garner, Unknown Cemeteries of Craig Co., VA.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [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, 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.