Avis Lee "Abe" Spangler1,2,3

M, b. July 16, 1947, d. August 30, 1985
FatherIssac Eldridge Spangler1,2 b. September 6, 1904, d. September 27, 1976
MotherEthel Beatrice Craighead1,2 b. July 3, 1910, d. May 23, 1991
     Avis Lee "Abe" Spangler married Edith Shaetzl.1,2 Avis Lee "Abe" Spangler was buried at William Winfield Spangler Cemetery, 1033 Friendship Road, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He was born on July 16, 1947.1,2 He died on August 30, 1985 at age 38; Died in an industrial accident in the Petersburg-Richmont area while resurfacing a highway at night.1,2

Family

Edith Shaetzl
Marriage*He married Edith Shaetzl.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S8341] William Winfield Spangler Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA, online www.findagrave.com.

Edward Howard Gray Jr.

M, b. before 1785, d. September, 1859
FatherEdward Howard Gray1 b. circa 1744, d. July 14, 1830
MotherMary Frances Hugo b. circa 1749, d. March 21, 1835
     Edward Howard Gray Jr. married Mary Unknown. Edward Howard Gray Jr. was born before 1785 at Pennsylvania.2,3 He died in September, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of palsey, his death was reported by the Overseer of the Poor.4

Census Records

1810Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VirginiaThe family is enumerated with 3 sons under 10 years of age2
1820Blacksburg, VirginiaThe family is enumerated with 3 males under age 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 2 females under 10, and 1 female over 455
1830Blacksburg, VirginiaThe family is enumerated with 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, and 1 female 40-506
1840Franklin Co., VirginiaThe family is enumerated with 1 male 5-10, 1 male 50-60, and 1 female 40-507
1850Dwelling 217, District 15, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of James Simpson, next door to the household of his brother Joseph Gray3

Family

Mary Unknown d. before July 25, 1850
Marriage*Edward Howard Gray Jr. married Mary Unknown
Children

Citations

  1. [S1142] "Research papers of Dr. Amos De Russia Wood,."
  2. [S406] National Archives and Records Administration, 1810 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2818] Jim Gray, "Mary Ann Gray," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 10, 2011.

Zollie Eric Allen Craighead1

M, b. March 7, 1929, d. February 3, 1979
FatherEmmett Bryant1
MotherRoberta Mandie/Minda "Bertie" Craighead1 b. July 13, 1912, d. June 28, 1959
     His Social Security Number was 231-32-6266.2 Zollie Eric Allen Craighead was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, corner of Mt. Pleasant Bvd. SE and Pitzer Road SE, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He was born on March 7, 1929 at Virginia.1,2,3 He married Barbara Ann Leslie on January 31, 1953.1,4,3 Zollie Eric Allen Craighead died on February 3, 1979 at age 49.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 162, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family

Barbara Ann Leslie b. September 5, 1934, d. November 7, 2007
Marriage*Zollie Eric Allen Craighead married Barbara Ann Leslie on January 31, 1953.1,4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S2728] Roanoke Co. VA Archives - Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanoke/cemeteries/
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barbara Ann Leslie Craighead obituary in the Nov 9, 2007 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gregory Allen Craighead obituary in the Aug 31, 2010 edition.

Carl Andrew Pacetti Sr.1,2,3

M, b. June 9, 1935, d. November 26, 1986
FatherLawrence Zernie Pacetti1,2,3,4 b. September 21, 1904, d. March 7, 1972
MotherAugusta Maine "Guster" Craighead1,2,3,4 b. February 26, 1914, d. April 11, 1996
     Carl Andrew Pacetti Sr. was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 His Social Security Number was 230-40-6823.6 He and Mildred Ethelene Reed were divorced.3 Carl Andrew Pacetti Sr. was born on June 9, 1935.6,5 He married Mildred Ethelene Reed, daughter of William Alfred Reed and Sarah Isabelle Nichols, on May 23, 1953 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Carl Andrew Pacetti Sr. died on November 26, 1986 at age 51.5

Family 1

Mildred Ethelene Reed
Divorce*He and Mildred Ethelene Reed were divorced.3 
Marriage* Carl Andrew Pacetti Sr. married Mildred Ethelene Reed, daughter of William Alfred Reed and Sarah Isabelle Nichols, on May 23, 1953 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Pamela Jean Pacetti1,2
  • Diane Pacetti1,2
  • Alfred Wayne Pacetti1,2
  • Patsy Jean Pacetti1,2 b. May 15, 1951, d. February 20, 2011
  • Thomas Andrew "Tommy Pacetti1,2

Family 2

Child
  • Carl Andrew Pacetti Jr.7

Citations

  1. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wanda Patricia Pacetti Crowe obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  5. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

Cary Gray1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 27, 1805, d. May 9, 1890
FatherEdward Howard Gray Jr.6 b. before 1785, d. September, 1859
MotherMary Unknown d. before July 25, 1850
     Cary Gray was buried at Howery-Gray Cemetery, N 37 00.221 W 80 08.453, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on October 27, 1805 at Virginia.1,5 He married Rebecca Sowder, daughter of Jacob Sowder and Anne Prillaman, on January 6, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Cary Gray died on May 9, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.5

Census Records

1830Franklin Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male 20-30 and 2 females 20-304
1840Franklin Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 2 females under 5, 1 female 20-30 and 1 female 30-407
1850Dwelling 460, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 570, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1870Dwelling 249, Blackwater, Franklin Co., VirginiaEnumerated along with his wife Rebecca in the household of his son Harvey1

Occupation

1850Farmer3
1860Farmer8

Family

Rebecca Sowder b. circa 1806, d. October 6, 1885
Marriage*Cary Gray married Rebecca Sowder, daughter of Jacob Sowder and Anne Prillaman, on January 6, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  6. [S1142] "Research papers of Dr. Amos De Russia Wood,."
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.

Henry Terry1,2

M, b. circa 1729, d. circa April, 1784
     Henry Terry married Margaret Unknown.2 Henry Terry was born circa 1729. He left a will on December 8, 1783 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; In his will dated 8 December 1783, Henry leaves to his wife, Margaret, the plantation, all stock and household furniture. This to be given to son, Thomas after her death. To son, Barton, land. To son, Charles, land. To son, Henry, twenty pounds. To daughters, Sarah McLaughlin and Patience Dickerson, all that he had given them at their marriage. Witness: David Terry, Thomas Terry and David Dodson.2 He died circa April, 1784 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1782Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1

Family

Margaret Unknown
Marriage*Henry Terry married Margaret Unknown.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6096] Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Jackson, Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890.
  2. [S6111] Will of Henry Terry.

Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead1,2,3,4

F, b. February 26, 1914, d. April 11, 1996
FatherPeter Everett "Pete" Craighead1,5,6 b. October 14, 1881, d. August 30, 1974
MotherElzora Jane "Ellie" Conner1,5,6 b. August 6, 1887, d. December 1, 1954
     Her Social Security Number was 226-40-4124.7 Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead was buried at Craighead Cemetery, Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9 She was born on February 26, 1914 at Virginia.7,4 As of August 11, 1930,her married name was Pacetti.10 She married Lawrence Zernie Pacetti, son of Earnest Pacetti and Ultie Wilson, on August 11, 1930 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10 Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead died on April 11, 1996 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 82.7,9 She PACETTI, Augusta Craighead, 82, of Floyd, died Thursday, April 11, 1996, in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are three daughters and husbands, Aileen P. Greenwood, Floyd, Wanda and Dietz Crowe, Jane and Reggie Richardson, and Josephine and James Carico, all of Bent Mountain; three sons and wives, Fred and Alice Pacetti, Oliver L. Pacetti, all of Salem, Willard and Sharon Pacetti, Bent Mountain; 31 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dennis Craighead, David Craighead, both of Roanoke, and five sisters, Gertrude Spencer of North Carolina, Ardella Holt, Callaway, Claire Pruitt and Trixie Poff, both of Salem and Stella Freeman, Roanoke. Funeral services wil be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home, with Mr. Fred Thomas and Mr. David B. Attaglia officiating, with interment in the Pete Craighead Cemetery, Copper Hill. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Wood Funeral Home. on April 12, 1996.9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 27, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 3, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Family

Lawrence Zernie Pacetti b. September 21, 1904, d. March 7, 1972
Marriage*Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead married Lawrence Zernie Pacetti, son of Earnest Pacetti and Ultie Wilson, on August 11, 1930 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S861] Paul Craghead, "Peter Everett Craighead," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 23, 2001.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Augusta Craighead Pacetti obit in the Apr 12, 1996 edition.
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wanda Patricia Pacetti Crowe obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lawrence Zernie Pacetti1,2,3

M, b. September 21, 1904, d. March 7, 1972
FatherEarnest Pacetti3
MotherUltie Wilson3
     His Social Security Number was 264-10-5777.4 Lawrence Zernie Pacetti was buried at Craighead Cemetery, Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He was born on September 21, 1904.4 He married Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead, daughter of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on August 11, 1930 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 Lawrence Zernie Pacetti died on March 7, 1972 at age 67.3

Family

Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead b. February 26, 1914, d. April 11, 1996
Marriage*He married Augusta Maine "Guster" Craighead, daughter of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on August 11, 1930 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fred Joseph Pacetti obituary in the Jul 22, 1997 edition.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wanda Patricia Pacetti Crowe obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Wanda Patricia Pacetti1,2,3

F, b. March 19, 1941, d. July 4, 2010
FatherLawrence Zernie Pacetti1,2 b. September 21, 1904, d. March 7, 1972
MotherAugusta Maine "Guster" Craighead1,4,2 b. February 26, 1914, d. April 11, 1996
     Wanda Patricia Pacetti was born on March 19, 1941 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 As of August 25, 1961,her married name was King.5 She married James William King on August 25, 1961 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 Wanda Patricia Pacetti married Howard Dietz Crowe, son of Jake J. Crowe and Albertha L. "Birdie" Radford, on January 15, 1966 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,2 As of January 15, 1966,her married name was Crowe. Wanda Patricia Pacetti died on July 4, 2010 at Virginia at age 69.2 She Wanda Patricia Pacetti Crowe, 69, of Boones Mill, Va., passed away July 4, 2010, surrounded by the love and support of her family and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Augusta Pacetti; husband, Howard Crowe Sr; brothers, Fred, Oliver and Carl Pacetti; and sister, Aileen Pacetti Greenwood. She is survived by brother, Willard Pacetti and wife Sharon; sisters, Gretta Richardson and husband, Reggie, and Josephine Carico and husband, James; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Mark Clingenpeel; son, Howard Crowe Jr; grandchildren, Brittany, Autumn and Cortney Clingenpeel, Dietz Crowe, Jacob and Joshua Nofsinger, and Myah Zeigler; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wanda was a Jehovah Witness associated with the Rocky Mount Congregation. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 11, 2010, at 5 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 5969 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Wirtz, Va. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Kingdom Hall. Wanda's family wishes to give a special thank you to Good Samaritan Hospice for all of their support. Arrangements cared for by Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, Roanoke, Va. on July 6, 2010.2

Family 1

James William King
Marriage*She married James William King on August 25, 1961 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 

Family 2

Howard Dietz Crowe b. July 12, 1933, d. June 25, 1997
Marriage*Wanda Patricia Pacetti married Howard Dietz Crowe, son of Jake J. Crowe and Albertha L. "Birdie" Radford, on January 15, 1966 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,2 
Children
  • Karen Crowe6,2
  • Howard Dietz "Howie" Crowe Jr.4,6,2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wanda Patricia Pacetti Crowe obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Augusta Craighead Pacetti obit in the Apr 12, 1996 edition.
  5. [S185] Unknown author, Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 16.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Dietz Crowe obituary in the Jun 26, 1997 edition.

Ruby Jane Guthrie1

F, b. March 11, 1917, d. December 1, 2002
     Ruby Jane Guthrie married Elbert Lewis Craghead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner.2 Her Social Security Number was 366-42-8827.3 Her married name was Craghead. Ruby Jane Guthrie was born on March 11, 1917 at Georgia.3 She died on December 1, 2002 at Michigan at age 85.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 227, District 41-408, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4

Family

Elbert Lewis Craghead b. September 26, 1915, d. August 12, 1984
Marriage*Ruby Jane Guthrie married Elbert Lewis Craghead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner.2 
Children
  • Doris Jane Craghead2
  • Freda Lois Craighead2
  • Nathan Lewis Craighead2,4
  • Ray Allen Craighead2,4
  • Vernon Dean Craighead2

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Gray1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1802
FatherJoseph Howard Gray Sr.4 b. March, 1779, d. September, 1863
MotherAnna "Annie" Custer b. March 1, 1780, d. January 3, 1850
     William Gray was born circa 1802 at Virginia.5 He married Elizabeth Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Sr. and Lydia "Liddy" Cole, on December 6, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3

Census Records

1830Blacksburg, VirginiaThe enumeration reads 3 males under 5, 1 male 20-30 and 1 female 20-306
1850Dwelling 339, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri5
1860Dwelling 1570, Division 35, Jackson Co., Missouri7
1870Dwelling 646, Range 33, Township 47, Jackson Co., Missouri8
1880Dwelling 133, District 39, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri9

Occupation

1850Farmer5
1860Farmer7
1870Farmer8
1880Farmer9

Family

Elizabeth Thrash b. circa 1808
Marriage*William Gray married Elizabeth Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Sr. and Lydia "Liddy" Cole, on December 6, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  4. [S1095] Unknown, Gray-Cannaday & Joseph Howard Gray Sr. in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Sep 17, 2003, From the abstract of the will of Joseph Howard Gray, Sr.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Hazel Ruth Harris1,2

F, b. June 13, 1927, d. August 19, 2001
FatherFrank Edward Harris1,2
MotherCynthia Alice Burke1,2
     Her Social Security Number was 223-34-7145.3 Hazel Ruth Harris was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4,5 She was born on June 13, 1927 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3,1,2,5 She married David Eutaw "Taw" Craighead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on November 16, 1946 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4,1,6,2 As of November 16, 1946,her married name was Craighead.6 Hazel Ruth Harris died on August 19, 2001 at Virginia at age 74.4,3,5 She HAZEL HARRIS CRAIGHEAD, after a valiant fight against all odds to beat the Lymphoma, she went to be with her Lord and Savior during the early morning hours of Sunday, August 19, 2001. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an active and faithful member of Valley View Wesleyan Church. She was probably best known for her love for her family, her hospitality shown by opening her home to others and her loving care she gave others as she nursed them in their home and in the hospital. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, David Craighead; two daughters, Barbara Hendrick and husband, Albert Dewey Hendrick, Jessica Dyer and husband, Glen Dyer; two grandchildren, Patrick Abbott and Beth Lynskey and husband, James Lynskey; one beloved great-grandson, Adam Lynskey; two sisters, Jean Spangler and Franklin McNett; one brother, James (Pete) Harris and his wife, Patsy; one very devoted cousin, Juanita that was always there when she needed her. May God bless all those that prayed and uplifted her and her family during this time. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at Oakey's North Chapel with the Rev. Barry Lawson and the Rev. Barry Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. on August 20, 2001.4

Family

David Eutaw "Taw" Craighead b. September 13, 1919, d. April 27, 2002
Marriage*She married David Eutaw "Taw" Craighead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on November 16, 1946 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4,1,6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Harris Craighead obituary in the Aug 20, 2001 edition.
  5. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Craighead 50th wedding anniversary announcement in the Nov 17, 1996 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jessica Dyer obituary in the Nov 7, 2008 edition.

Margaret Evelyn Blankenship1,2

F, b. October 3, 1919, d. May 28, 1968
     Her married name was Gibson.1 Her married name was Bailey.1 Margaret Evelyn Blankenship was buried at Culpeper National Cemetery, 305 U.S. Avenue, Culpeper, Culpeper Co., Virginia.3 She married Sampy Bailey.1 Margaret Evelyn Blankenship married Henry Clay Gibson.1,3 Margaret Evelyn Blankenship was born on October 3, 1919 at Jenkinjones, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,3 She married Marshall Levi Craighead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on January 15, 1940 at Bland Co., Virginia.1,4,2 As of January 15, 1940,her married name was Craighead.2 Margaret Evelyn Blankenship died on May 28, 1968 at age 48.3

Census Records

1940District 61-1, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Henry Clay Gibson b. April 23, 1935, d. September 10, 1914
Marriage*Margaret Evelyn Blankenship married Henry Clay Gibson.1,3 

Family 2

Sampy Bailey
Marriage*Margaret Evelyn Blankenship married Sampy Bailey.1 

Family 3

Marshall Levi Craighead b. July 4, 1921, d. March 23, 1945
Marriage*Margaret Evelyn Blankenship married Marshall Levi Craighead, son of Peter Everett "Pete" Craighead and Elzora Jane "Ellie" Conner, on January 15, 1940 at Bland Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Children
  • James Buford "Jimmy" Craighead4
  • Wiley Alexander Craighead5
  • Julie Elizabeth Ellen "Susie" Craighead1,4,2
  • Donna Jane Craighead4,2

Citations

  1. [S743] Evelyn Nash, "Margaret Evelyn Blankenship," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5254] Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.