Ayres Hodnett Sr.1,2,3

M, b. 1732, d. August, 1779
     Ayres Hodnett Sr. Ayres and his family lived in the Buckingham/Cumberland Counties area until 1773 when he moved to Pittsylvania County, where he bought 272 acres of land from William King. This land was on Sandy Creek, near Chatham. (This land was described as a "land of Eden" by William Byrd in 1728.) Will of Ayres Hodnett, Pittsylvania Co. Records, Deed Book 5, page 450: Will of Ayres Hodnett, Sr. Made Aug 1, 1779, Recorded Sep 21, 1779 In the Name of God Amen, August first one thousand seven hundred seventy nine, I, Ayres Hodnett, of Pittsylvania County being very sick, but of a sound memory, and calling to mind the mortality of the body that it is appointed for all men once to die, and knowing not whence it may please the Almighty God to call me from time into Eternity do constitute and ordain this is my last Will and Testament, and first of all I give my Soul unto the Almighty God that gave it and my Body to the Earth from whence it was, to be buried in a Christian Like Manner at the discretion of my Executers and what Worldly Goods the Almighty has been pleased to bless me with I do distribute in the following manner. Viz., I will that the land which I sold to Jeremiah White I make him a Right to him and his Heirs in this my will if he pay the money according to our Bargain. Second, I will to my son Benjamin Hodnett, one shilling Sterling to him and his Heirs forever. Third, I will that the Balance of my land Equally be divided between my three sons, John, James, and Daniel, and if my wife should conceive and bring forth a son in nine months after my death be shall come in for an equal part with the other sons, and if a daughter to share with my daughters as I shall hereafter in this will, and their Heirs forever. Fourth, I will to my sons all my Shop and Tools to them and these things forever. Fifth, I will the whole of my Estate of Negroes, Stocks of every kind, and all my household furniture to be equally divided between my children after my wife's decease. Item. I will that my Wife should have her life time in the land, which I will to my sons, and after her death to be divided in the above manner. I appoint Clay Tanner and Benjamin Terry Executors, and my wife Executrix of this my last Will and Testament and I do here unto set my hand and seal, the day of year above written. Ayres Hodnett Signed, sealed and Delivered in the presence of Clay C. Tanner, Ben Terry, George Hardey The above was again presented in Court Jan 19, 1818 to prove heirs of Ayres Hodnett in settling the estate of William McGeehee, brother to Mary McGehee, who was the wife of Ayres Hodnett. Teste - - - Will Tunstall Clk. He was born in 1732 at England.2 He married Mary McGhee, daughter of Edward Thomas McGehee and Elizabeth DeJarnette, on April 19, 1760 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.3,2 Ayres Hodnett Sr. died in August, 1779 at Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3

Family

Mary McGhee b. November 10, 1742, d. circa November 28, 1817
Marriage*He married Mary McGhee, daughter of Edward Thomas McGehee and Elizabeth DeJarnette, on April 19, 1760 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  2. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  3. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).

Mary McGhee1,2,3

F, b. November 10, 1742, d. circa November 28, 1817
FatherEdward Thomas McGehee2 b. circa 1702, d. January, 1771
MotherElizabeth DeJarnette2 b. 1708, d. 1783
     Mary McGhee The 1782 Pittsylvania Co. Census showed Mary Hodnett as head of a household with 9 white souls and 3 black souls. Will of Mary McGehee Hodnett: In the Name of God Amen November 28, 1817, I Mary Hodnett being very sick but of sound memory and calling to mind the mortality of the body that it is appointed for all once to die and knowing not when it may Please the Almighty God to call me unto eternity do Constitute this my Last & Testament and first of all I give my Soul unto the Almighty God that gave my body to the Earth from whence it came to be buried in a Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executor. And what worldly goods the Almighty has been pleased to bless me with I do distribute in the following manner. Item I give and will to my daughter Lucy Davis, wife of Joseph Davis - her lawful heirs of her body forever all my part that is coming from my son James Hodnett's Estate together with what I had on hand at the time I went to live with the said James Hodnett, my son. Given under my hand the day and the year above written. Witness: her Jr. White Mary X Hodnett Jepee Woodson mark At a Court held for Pittsylvania County the 19th day of January 1818 The within Last Will and Testament of Mary Hodnett Dec'd was presented in Court and proved by the Oaths of the two Subscribing Witnepes and ordered to be recorded. And at another Court held for said County the 18th day of May in the Year aforesaid the Same was again presented in Court and Upon the motion of William Davis who made Oath thereto according to the Law and together with Joel Willis and Ayres Hodnett his securities entered into acknowledged their bond in the penalty of $500 conditioned as the Law directs Certificate is granted for obtaining the letters of administration and the Estate of Mary Hodnett with her Said Will annexed in due form. Teste: Will Tunstall C .P.C. She was born on November 10, 1742 at Cumberland Co., Virginia. She married Ayres Hodnett Sr. on April 19, 1760 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.2,3 As of April 19, 1760,her married name was Hodnett. Mary McGhee died circa November 28, 1817 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Family

Ayres Hodnett Sr. b. 1732, d. August, 1779
Marriage*She married Ayres Hodnett Sr. on April 19, 1760 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  2. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).
  3. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

Littleberry "Berry" Vest1,2

M, b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
FatherJohn Vest3 b. circa 1749, d. circa 1834
MotherAgnes Davidson b. circa 1749/50, d. after 1810
     Littleberry "Berry" Vest was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Littleberry Vest signed a petition dated Nov. 11, 1787, favoring the sale of the Glebes with the money to be used for the public good. Also signing was Philip H. Vest. In 1815 he owned 175 acres of land on Runnet Bag. In 1818 he owned land on Otter Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia. He was born on November 28, 1774 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary "Polly" Moore on January 7, 1805 at Campbell Co., Virginia.3 Littleberry "Berry" Vest married Sarah "Sally" James on January 3, 1817 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Littleberry "Berry" Vest died on November 14, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 93.1

Family 1

Mary "Polly" Moore b. circa 1780, d. circa 1816
Marriage*He married Mary "Polly" Moore on January 7, 1805 at Campbell Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Sarah "Sally" James b. April 12, 1802, d. May 18, 1878
Marriage*Littleberry "Berry" Vest married Sarah "Sally" James on January 3, 1817 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  3. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  4. [S1389] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin County, Virginia.
  5. [S276] Nell Hailey, Franklin County Virginia Death Records 1853-1896.
  6. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  7. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  8. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Andrew Jackson Goings1,2,3

M, b. November, 1850, d. 1906
FatherJames W. Going3 b. circa 1820
MotherGabriella B. Sarah Skinner4,3,2 b. 1825, d. 1910
     Andrew Jackson Goings was born in November, 1850 at Amherst Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles on May 9, 1871 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,3 Andrew Jackson Goings died in 1906.5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 115, Amherst Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 485, District 40, Danielsville, Campbell Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 131, District 18, Brookeville, Campbell Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1880Laborer6
1900Locomotive engineer2

Family

Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles b. circa 1846, d. before June 7, 1900
Marriage*Andrew Jackson Goings married Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles on May 9, 1871 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1082] Gowen Research Foundation, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~gowenrf/
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [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
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mary "Polly" Moore

F, b. circa 1780, d. circa 1816
     Mary "Polly" Moore was born circa 1780 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1 She married Littleberry "Berry" Vest, son of John Vest and Agnes Davidson, on January 7, 1805 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1 As of January 7, 1805,her married name was Vest. Mary "Polly" Moore died circa 1816.2

Family

Littleberry "Berry" Vest b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
Marriage*She married Littleberry "Berry" Vest, son of John Vest and Agnes Davidson, on January 7, 1805 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  3. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.

Edward Thomas McGehee1,2,3

M, b. circa 1702, d. January, 1771
FatherThomas MackGhee4 b. circa 1645, d. after July 27, 1724
MotherAnn Bastrop4
     Edward Thomas McGehee Edward was a large land owner and planter. He had 2,830 acres of land in Amelia Co., Virginia in 1746 and 5,788 additional acres in 1748. In the Amelia Co. books his name is spelled "MackGehee". He served in the French and Indian War. He enlisted in Frederick Co., Virginia. Will abstract of Edward McGehee, Cumberland Co., Virginia, Will Book 1, 1749-1792, page 23: Dated April 4, 1770, Pr 28 Jan 1771 son John McGhee - 700 acres of land in Prince Edward Co., adjoining lands of Jacob McGhee dau Mary Hodnett 5 shillings dau Elizabeth Wright - 400 acres of land being part of tract whereon I now live and adjoining land of Thomas Wright Charles Lee and Frances Apperson son-in-law Thomas Wright Half of my grist mill, also half of the land purchased adjoining the mill son Micajah McGhee 700 acres of land in Prince Edward County whereon he now lives son Mumford McGhee 700 acres in Prince Edward Co whereon he now lives son Jacob McGhee 700 acres in Prince Edward County son William McGhee - 700 acres of land in Prince Edward Co son Samuel McGhee - negro boy, 700 acres of land in Prince Edward Co daughter Anna McGhee- 400 acres of land, adjoining the mill wife, Elizabeth - lend her land and plantation whereon I live with 450 acres Ex: wife Elizabeth McGhee and son Mumford & son-in-law Thomas Wright and Henry Mason Wit: Nathan Glenn, James Glenn and Nehemiah Glenn.4 He was born circa 1702 at King William Co., Virginia.4 He married Elizabeth DeJarnette, daughter of Jean "John" DeJarnette and Mary Mumford, on April 4, 1735 at Prince Edward Co., Virginia.1,2,5,4 Edward Thomas McGehee died in January, 1771 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.3,4

Family

Elizabeth DeJarnette b. 1708, d. 1783
Marriage*He married Elizabeth DeJarnette, daughter of Jean "John" DeJarnette and Mary Mumford, on April 4, 1735 at Prince Edward Co., Virginia.1,2,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  2. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1
  3. [S1385] Comp. Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Deaths.
  4. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).
  5. [S1242] Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Individual Records.

Elizabeth DeJarnette1,2,3,4

F, b. 1708, d. 1783
FatherJean "John" DeJarnette3,4 b. circa 1680
MotherMary Mumford3,4 b. 1683, d. 1765
     Elizabeth DeJarnette was born in 1708 at Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia.1 She married Edward Thomas McGehee, son of Thomas MackGhee and Ann Bastrop, on April 4, 1735 at Prince Edward Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 As of April 4, 1735,her married name was McGehee.4 Elizabeth DeJarnette died in 1783.3

Family

Edward Thomas McGehee b. circa 1702, d. January, 1771
Marriage*She married Edward Thomas McGehee, son of Thomas MackGhee and Ann Bastrop, on April 4, 1735 at Prince Edward Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  2. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1
  3. [S1242] Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
  4. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).

Henry L. Vest1,2,3

M, b. June 18, 1834, d. October 22, 1862
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest1,3 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,3 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Henry L. Vest was buried at Winchester, Virginia.3 He was born on June 18, 1834 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, daughter of Sarah "Sally" Hall, on December 19, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Henry L. Vest died on October 22, 1862 at Winchester, Virginia, at age 28; Died of typhoid fever while in the service.3

Family

Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall b. August 2, 1838, d. December 4, 1912
Marriage*He married Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, daughter of Sarah "Sally" Hall, on December 19, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Rebecca J. Conner obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Benjamin M. "Berry" Vest1,2,3

M, b. April 15, 1836, d. February 19, 1918
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest1,2 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Benjamin M. "Berry" Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on April 15, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Harriet E. Swepston, daughter of George Washington Swepston and Mary Unknown, on November 11, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Benjamin M. "Berry" Vest died on February 19, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.2,4,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 123, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1900Farmer6

Family

Harriet E. Swepston b. September 6, 1836, d. August 21, 1882
Marriage*Benjamin M. "Berry" Vest married Harriet E. Swepston, daughter of George Washington Swepston and Mary Unknown, on November 11, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S2859] Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2217445&GRid=60242894&CRid=2217445&
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Charles David Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. April 1, 1838, d. March 2, 1878
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest3,2 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings2,3 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Charles David Vest was buried at Hoback - Rutrough Cemetery, Rt. 221 E. by Rt. 679, 17 miles east of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 1, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Margaret Ellen Hoback, daughter of William P. Hoback and Magdaline Bowman, on September 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,6,2 Charles David Vest died on March 2, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 39; Died of pneumonia.1,2

Family

Margaret Ellen Hoback b. June 3, 1847, d. June 24, 1942
Marriage*He married Margaret Ellen Hoback, daughter of William P. Hoback and Magdaline Bowman, on September 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S700] Unknown, Hoback - Rutrough Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  5. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

John E. Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. February 23, 1840, d. June 6, 1922
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest2,1 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     John E. Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on February 23, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 He married Sarah Lucinda Juanna Hall, daughter of David A. Hall and Abigail Iddings, on September 12, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 John E. Vest died on June 6, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.2,3,4

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Sarah Lucinda Juanna Hall b. September 25, 1851, d. February 29, 1928
Marriage*John E. Vest married Sarah Lucinda Juanna Hall, daughter of David A. Hall and Abigail Iddings, on September 12, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S2859] Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2217445&GRid=60242894&CRid=2217445&
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Juanna Hall Vest obituary in the Mar 22, 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.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Abigail "Abbie" Vest1,2,3,4

F, b. May 2, 1846, d. December 7, 1933
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest5,1,2,3,4 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings5,2,1,3,4 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Abigail "Abbie" Vest was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on May 2, 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She married James Mathias Furrow, son of Adam Furrow and Eliza Elizabeth Poff, on December 13, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 As of December 13, 1868,her married name was Furrow. Abigail "Abbie" Vest died on December 7, 1933 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 87.2,3,4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 31, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 65, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 122, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 179, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 104, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 157, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Abraham Vest12

Occupation

1920Farmer11

Family

James Mathias Furrow b. July 20, 1847, d. June 22, 1918
Marriage*Abigail "Abbie" Vest married James Mathias Furrow, son of Adam Furrow and Eliza Elizabeth Poff, on December 13, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hannah Vest Hall obituary in the Jun 23. 1932 edition.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Thomas Linthicum IV1,2,3,4

M, b. June 1, 1725, d. before September 19, 1796
FatherThomas Linthicum III3,4 b. September 28, 1701, d. December 4, 1766
MotherSarah Burton3,4 b. November 7, 1706
     Thomas Linthicum IV was born on June 1, 1725 at Anne Arundel Co., Maryland.3,4 He married Sarah Bennett on October 13, 1773 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.5,2 Thomas Linthicum IV Dec 10, 1777 - Buys Buys 400 acres from Isaac Crews (Edward Linthicum was a witness on this deed - not sure of relationship) on December 10, 1777 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Buys about 340 acres from Guy Smith on November 7, 1778 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Sells 9_(?) acres to John Tones on September 1, 1779 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Sells 50 acres to Tunstall Quarles on October 9, 1782 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Thomas and Sarah sell about 250 acres to Leonard Thompson on October 14, 1782 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Roger Thompson, John Thompson, Samuel Richardson and Tunstall Quarles are ordered by the court of Fluvanna to travel to Sara since she "Cannot conveniently travel to our County Court to acknowledge the conveyance" (basically to give up her right of dower to the land sell to Leonard Thompson, not sure if she was sick or already in Pittsylvannia Co, Virginia at this time) on November 8, 1782 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He Sarah relinguishes her right of dower to the lands sold to Leonard Thompson. on November 30, 1782. He Linthicums Deed fm Griffith This Indenture made this first day of March in the year of our Lord Seventeen Hundred and ninety six Between William Griffith and Susanna his wife of Pittsylvania County in the State of Virginia of the one part and and Thomas Linthicum Sr of Pittsylvania County in the State of Virginia of the other part withnesseth that the said William Griffith and Susanna his wife for and in consideration of the sum of twenty eight pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Linthicum Sr. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by them the said William Griffith and Susanna his wife, hath bargained and sold and by their presents doth grant bargain and sel unto the said Thomas Linthicum his heirs exectors adminsstrs for ever one certain piece, trac or parcel of land lyng and being in Pittsylvania County in the State of Virginia on the waters of great Cherry Stone Creek containing fifty acres, more or less and bounded as followeth, to wit, beginning at a poppler near the hed of a branch on the southside of the land thence down the branch as it minders to the great Branch, thence up the great branch as it minders ti a corner red oak, thence a southerly course to the beginning--Together with all trees, ways, waters and watercourses, profits, commondities, and appertainences to the same belonging to him the said Thomas Linthicum Senr his heirs, est admisstr to have and to hold the said trac orparcel of land and promisses unto him the said Thomas Linthicum his heirs, exts admissrs and assigns for ever and the said William Griffith and Susanna his wife for themselves and their heirs doth convenant and agree to and with said Thomas Linthicum sr that he the said William Griffeth and Susanna his wife and their heirs the said trac or parcel of land above mentioned with the appertainences unto him the said Thomas Linthicum his heirs excts admssrs and assigns for ever and against the claim or claims of every other person or persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presnts, in witness whereof the said William Griffith and Susanna his wife sets their hands and seals the da and year above mentioned. The Word senior underlined before signed, the work wife anunderlined before signed
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of William Griffith S.S. Test Thos Linthicum, John Bennatt, Rice Linthicum Sussana (her mark) Griffith S.S. on March 1, 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6 He left a will on April 4, 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Linthicum Senr being in perfect health and in good memory, thanks be to God for it do make this my last Will and Testament as followeth Itam my Will is that my hole Estate pesnal and Reale shall be Sold to the best advantage and that all my just dets paid my Will is that if any of my Estate over and above paying my just dets that it be equally divided between Thomas Linthicum miner and William Newten. Thomas Newten, Jane Rigney and Mary Rigney whensoever the said Children come to Lawfull age My Will is that my wife Sarah Linthicum may have possition of my Land and Plantation whereon I now live so long as she be please to stay Theron but if she should remove from the place then my Land Sold as the rest of my Estate and put to the best advantage at the Descrestion of my Executors This confirms to be my last Will and Testament Witness my hand I leave my Son Thomas Linthicum Executor and John Bennatt my (unreadable) before assigned.

Thos Linthicum
Test Thomas Linthicum junr, John Bennatt, Delila Newton

At a Court held for Pittsylvania County the 19th Day of September 1796 The within written last Will and Testament of Thomas Linthicum deceas'd was exibited into Court and proved by the Oaths of two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and Sarah Linthicum Widow & relict of the said Testator came into Court and renounces and disclaims all benefit or advantage of any Legacy or Legacies to her given Devised or bequeathed in and by the said last Will, and thereupon it is Ordered that Edward Hatchet, Richard Johnson, Stephen Yates and David Parsons or any three of them do lay off and asscertain to the said Sarah Linthicum one third part of and in the Estate of the said Testator, and report their proceedings Thereupon here to the Court. And afterwards to wit at a Court held for the said County the 20th Day of February 1797 came Thomas Linthicum one of the Executors Named in the said Will, and On his Motion Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate of the Said Will in due form, he having first Taken the oath by Law prescribed, and with John Adams and Thomas B. Jones his Securities ordered into Bond as the Law directs and acknowledged the same.
Teste WIll. Tunstall CC.1 He died before September 19, 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; his will was probated on this date.1

Census Records

1785Pittsylvania Co., VirginiaThe enumeration showed Thomas Linthicum as head of a household with 4 white souls and owning 1 dwelling and 1 other building

Family

Sarah Bennett d. after September 19, 1796
Marriage*Thomas Linthicum IV married Sarah Bennett on October 13, 1773 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.
  2. [S6084] Elizabeth Petty, indexer Bentley, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850.
  3. [S6085] Unknown compiler, Maryland, Births and Christenings Index, 1662-1911.
  4. [S6086] Matilda P. Badger, Genealogy of the Linthicum and Allied Families.
  5. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  6. [S1523] VA Pittsylvania Co., Pittsylvania Co., VA Deed Book 10.
  7. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html
  8. [S1524] Yates - Linthicum marriage certificate.
  9. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Sarah Bennett1

F, d. after September 19, 1796
     Sarah Bennett married Thomas Linthicum IV, son of Thomas Linthicum III and Sarah Burton, on October 13, 1773 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.2,1 As of October 13, 1773,her married name was Linthicum. Sarah Bennett died after September 19, 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Family

Thomas Linthicum IV b. June 1, 1725, d. before September 19, 1796
Marriage*She married Thomas Linthicum IV, son of Thomas Linthicum III and Sarah Burton, on October 13, 1773 at Cumberland Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6084] Elizabeth Petty, indexer Bentley, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.
  4. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html

Thomas Linthicum Jr.1,2

M, d. 1843
FatherThomas Linthicum IV2 b. June 1, 1725, d. before September 19, 1796
MotherSarah Bennett2 d. after September 19, 1796
     Thomas Linthicum Jr. Thomas Linthicum, Jr. left a noncupative will leaving everything to his wife, Delila. The will was dated January 31, 1843 and proved March 20, 1843. He married Mary Unknown. Thomas Linthicum Jr. Thomas Jr. and his wife Mary goes back to Fluvanna Co., Virginia, and sign a deed selling 100 acres to a Nancy Bashaw. (widow of Spencer Bashaw) on October 6, 1796 at Fluvanna Co., Virginia. He married Delilah Newton on March 27, 1827 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 Thomas Linthicum Jr. died in 1843 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Family 1

Mary Unknown
Marriage*He married Mary Unknown

Family 2

Delilah Newton
Marriage*Thomas Linthicum Jr. married Delilah Newton on March 27, 1827 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.

Martha Jane Vest1,2

F, b. May 9, 1847, d. April 4, 1927
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest2,1 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Martha Jane Vest was buried at Galilee Church Cemetery, from Salem on Rt. 11, left on Rt. 603 across railroad tracks, Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1 She was born on May 9, 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She married James McDaniel on September 13, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of September 13, 1867,her married name was McDaniel. Martha Jane Vest died on April 4, 1927 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 79.3,1

Family

James McDaniel b. August 11, 1847, d. August 6, 1920
Marriage*She married James McDaniel on September 13, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S248] Babe Fowler & Ruth G. Hale, Galilee Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA.

Edward W. Terry1,2

M, b. circa 1825
     Edward W. Terry was born circa 1825 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 He married Jane Ann Giles on January 10, 1848 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1870Dwelling 2540, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1

Occupation

1870Farmer1

Family

Jane Ann Giles b. circa 1825
Marriage*Edward W. Terry married Jane Ann Giles on January 10, 1848 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S3538] Terry Family Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Mollie James Goings1,2

F, b. October 11, 1875, d. February 25, 1948
FatherAndrew Jackson Goings1,3 b. November, 1850, d. 1906
MotherNannie Elizabeth Nuckles1,3 b. circa 1846, d. before June 7, 1900
     Mollie James Goings was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on October 11, 1875 at Campbell Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1874.4,3,2 As of May 24, 1893,her married name was Paxton.5 She married Cyrus Arlington Paxton on May 24, 1893 at Campbell Co., Virginia.3,2 Mollie James Goings died on February 25, 1948 at Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 72.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 485, District 40, Danielsville, Campbell Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 39, District 85, Massies Mill, Nelson Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 343, District 149, Ward 2, Wytheville, Wythe Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 471, District 21, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia8
1930Dwelling 178, District 26, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Charles9
1940Dwelling 133, District 81-7, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Charles10

Family

Cyrus Arlington Paxton b. February 15, 1859, d. August 12, 1925
Marriage*Mollie James Goings married Cyrus Arlington Paxton on May 24, 1893 at Campbell Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S1242] Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  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. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Cyrus Arlington Paxton1,2

M, b. February 15, 1859, d. August 12, 1925
     Cyrus Arlington Paxton was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on February 15, 1859 at Amherst Co., Virginia.2 He married Mollie James Goings, daughter of Andrew Jackson Goings and Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles, on May 24, 1893 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1,2 Cyrus Arlington Paxton died on August 12, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 66.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 39, District 85, Massies Mill, Nelson Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 343, District 149, Ward 2, Wytheville, Wythe Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 471, District 21, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1900Farmer3
1910House carpenter4
1920Carpenter contractor5

Family

Mollie James Goings b. October 11, 1875, d. February 25, 1948
Marriage*Cyrus Arlington Paxton married Mollie James Goings, daughter of Andrew Jackson Goings and Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles, on May 24, 1893 at Campbell Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Jesse Kimble Goings1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 8, 1887, d. September 24, 1965
FatherAndrew Jackson Goings1,6,5 b. November, 1850, d. 1906
MotherNannie Elizabeth Nuckles1,6 b. circa 1846, d. before June 7, 1900
     His Social Security Number was 087-10-3682.3 Jesse Kimble Goings was buried at Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia.5 He and Elda Sarah Greth were divorced.5 Jesse Kimble Goings was born on April 8, 1887 at Lynchburg, Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Apr 9, 1887 and his WWII Draft Registration card has a date of Apr 18, 1888.1,2,3,4,6,5 He married Elda Sarah Greth on May 28, 1930 at Berks Co., Pennsylvania.7 Jesse Kimble Goings died on September 24, 1965 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 78.3,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 131, District 18, Brookeville, Campbell Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 158, District 80, Ward 1, Lynchburg, Virginia8
1920Dwelling 63, District 87, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk, Virginia9

Occupation

1910City state worker8
1920Telephone company linesman9

Family

Elda Sarah Greth b. November 16, 1892, d. October, 1972
Divorce*Jesse Kimble Goings and Elda Sarah Greth were divorced.5 
Marriage* Jesse Kimble Goings married Elda Sarah Greth on May 28, 1930 at Berks Co., Pennsylvania.7 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [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
  7. [S2830] Angstadt- Burkey Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/4365154/person/-1615705743
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Samuel Anderson Vest1,2,3

M, b. April 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1923
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest1,2 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Samuel Anderson Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on April 11, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4,3 He married Delilah Ann Moran, daughter of James Samuel "Jimmy" Moran and Delilah Cannaday, on November 21, 1871 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,2,6 Samuel Anderson Vest died on December 4, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.1,2,7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Delilah Ann Moran b. December 9, 1849, d. November 19, 1914
Marriage*Samuel Anderson Vest married Delilah Ann Moran, daughter of James Samuel "Jimmy" Moran and Delilah Cannaday, on November 21, 1871 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,2,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S2859] Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2217445&GRid=60242894&CRid=2217445&
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Crawford Vest death certificate.

Rev. Ezra Stonewall Bowman1,2

M, b. September 10, 1900, d. June 19, 1995
     Rev. Ezra Stonewall Bowman was buried at Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 25 Wades Gap Road, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 10, 1900 at Virginia.2 He married Emma Pauline King, daughter of Joseph Cephus King and Emma Cora Conner, on December 24, 1941.1,3,2 Rev. Ezra Stonewall Bowman died on June 19, 1995 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 94.2 He BOWMAN, Ezra Stonewall, Rev., 94, of Rt. 1, Callaway, died Monday, June 19, 1995 in a Roanoke hospital. He was born September 10, 1900 and was an Orchardist and retired Minister of the Church of The Brethren in Franklin County and surrounding Counties. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline King Bowman and is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley B. and Clark Jamison Jr; grandchildren, Jena and Trey Jamison; one brother and sister-in-law, Earnest P. and Grace Holt Bowman; and many nieces and nephews throughout the United States. Funeral services will be conducted from Monte Vista Church of The Brethren, 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Robert Jones and Rev. J. Willard Bowman officiating. Interment will follow in Monte Vista Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Tuesday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, 342 South Main Street, Rocky Mount. on June 20, 1995.2

Family

Emma Pauline King b. January 16, 1913, d. October 17, 1991
Marriage*He married Emma Pauline King, daughter of Joseph Cephus King and Emma Cora Conner, on December 24, 1941.1,3,2 
Child
  • Shirley Belle Bowman1,3,2

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ezra Stonewall Bowman obituary in the Jun 20, 1995 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pauline King Bowman obituary in the Oct 18, 1991 edition.