Bonnie Vest1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, b. April 6, 1908, d. February 27, 2000
FatherAlbert Washington Vest9,2,1,3,4,10,7,8,11 b. December 7, 1887, d. January 29, 1973
MotherWilda R. McNeil9,12,2,1,3,4,6,10,7,8,11 b. February 7, 1891, d. October 5, 1981
     Bonnie Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,13 Her Social Security Number was 229-62-8834.14 She was born on April 6, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.14,1,13,3 She married Roscoe William Willis, son of George Washington Willis and Maggie May "Madgie" Conner, on June 15, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5,11 As of June 15, 1926,her married name was Willis. Bonnie Vest died on February 27, 2000 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 91.14,2,13 She WILLIS, Bonnie Vest, 91, of Christiansburg and formerly of Floyd County, died Sunday, February 27, 2000 in Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was a member of the Merrimac Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe W. Willis; her parents, Albert and Wilda Vest; two brothers, Truman Vest and Gerald Vest. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, William Howard and Erma Willis of Shawsville, Harvey Houston and Jean Willis of Roanoke; one daughter, Betty W. Anders of Christiansburg. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Ruby and Clinton Foster of Shawsville, Iva Sowder; brothers and sisters-in-law, Hampton and Louise Vest, all of Check; brother and sister-in-law, Gratton and Marie Ann Vest of Salem. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the fourth floor nurses and doctors at Montgomery Regional Hospital for the care given. The funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Horne Funeral Home Chapel in Christiansburg. Burial will follow in the Wilson Cemetery in Floyd County. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service in Christiansburg. on February 29, 2000.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 119, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 2, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia15
1940Dwelling 66, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia16

Family

Roscoe William Willis b. November 29, 1903, d. February 1, 1989
Marriage*Bonnie Vest married Roscoe William Willis, son of George Washington Willis and Maggie May "Madgie" Conner, on June 15, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie Vest Willis obituary in the Feb 27, 2000 edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert W. Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roscoe William Willis obituary in an undated edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Wilda McNeil Vest obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gratton W. Vest obituary in the Oct 4, 2007 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Albert W. Vest.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charlie Hampton Vest obituary in the Aug 25, 2016 edition.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Wilda McNeil Vest.
  13. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  14. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Howard Willis obituary in the Oct 25, 2001 edition.
  18. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  19. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Houston Willis obituary in the Aug 13, 2013 edition.

Roscoe William Willis1,2,3

M, b. November 29, 1903, d. February 1, 1989
FatherGeorge Washington Willis4,5,2,1 b. December 23, 1879, d. August 2, 1958
MotherMaggie May "Madgie" Conner4,5,2,1 b. May 18, 1882, d. November 12, 1944
     Roscoe William Willis was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 His Social Security Number was 225-44-4686.7 He CHECK - Roscoe William Willis, age 85, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1989 at his home. He was a retired merchant. Survivors are: his wife, Bonnie Vest Willis, Check; two sons and daughters-in-law, William Howard and Erma Willis, Shawsville, Harvey Houston and Jean Willis, Roanoke; one daughter and son-in-law, Betty Jean and Frank Anders, Christiansburg; three brothers, Earnest Willis, Check, Clifton Willis, Oliver Lee Willis, both of Richmond; one sister, Inez Clower, Check; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 1989 at Salem Church (Head of the River) with Elder Lane Carter and Elder Hale Terry officiating. Burial was in the Wilson Cemetery. Maberry Funeral Home handled arrangements.3 He was born on November 29, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,6 He married Bonnie Vest, daughter of Albert Washington Vest and Wilda R. McNeil, on June 15, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,1,3,9 Roscoe William Willis died on February 1, 1989 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.7,6,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 130, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 51, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 57, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaRoscoe and his wife were enumerated in the household of Ham McNeil10
1940Dwelling 66, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1930Retail grocery merchant10
1940Merchant11

Family

Bonnie Vest b. April 6, 1908, d. February 27, 2000
Marriage*Roscoe William Willis married Bonnie Vest, daughter of Albert Washington Vest and Wilda R. McNeil, on June 15, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,1,3,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roscoe William Willis obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie Vest Willis obituary in the Feb 27, 2000 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charlie Hampton Vest obituary in the Aug 25, 2016 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Howard Willis obituary in the Oct 25, 2001 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Houston Willis obituary in the Aug 13, 2013 edition.

George Washington Willis1,2

M, b. December 23, 1879, d. August 2, 1958
FatherRobert S. "Bob" Willis3,1
MotherSarah K. Helms3,1
     George Washington Willis was buried at Family cemetery on the old Tom Riner farm, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on December 23, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,4 He married Maggie May "Madgie" Conner, daughter of William Mitchell Conner and Sarah A. "Amanda" Poff, on December 25, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 George Washington Willis married Lenora Amanda Aldridge, daughter of William H. Aldredge and Sarah Elizabeth Conner, on October 10, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,5 George Washington Willis died on August 2, 1958 at Virginia at age 78.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 130, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 51, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 60, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 65, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8
1930Farmer9
1930Farmer9
1940Farmer10
1945Farmer3

Family 1

Maggie May "Madgie" Conner b. May 18, 1882, d. November 12, 1944
Marriage*George Washington Willis married Maggie May "Madgie" Conner, daughter of William Mitchell Conner and Sarah A. "Amanda" Poff, on December 25, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Family 2

Lenora Amanda Aldridge b. April 1, 1880, d. October 21, 1977
Marriage*George Washington Willis married Lenora Amanda Aldridge, daughter of William H. Aldredge and Sarah Elizabeth Conner, on October 10, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,5 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Maggie May "Madgie" Conner1,2,3

F, b. May 18, 1882, d. November 12, 1944
FatherWilliam Mitchell Conner1,4,2,3 b. November 6, 1854, d. August 18, 1931
MotherSarah A. "Amanda" Poff1,4,2,3 b. May, 1848
     Maggie May "Madgie" Conner was buried at Family cemetery on the old Tom Riner farm, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 She was born on May 18, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She married George Washington Willis, son of Robert S. "Bob" Willis and Sarah K. Helms, on December 25, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 As of December 25, 1902,her married name was Willis. Maggie May "Madgie" Conner died on November 12, 1944 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 62; Died in a truck and train collision along with Valentine T. Carr (He died several weeks later as a result of the crash.)3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 251, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 130, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 51, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 60, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 65, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

George Washington Willis b. December 23, 1879, d. August 2, 1958
Marriage*Maggie May "Madgie" Conner married George Washington Willis, son of Robert S. "Bob" Willis and Sarah K. Helms, on December 25, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Benjamin F. Davee1

M, b. circa 1808, d. circa 1885
     Benjamin F. Davee was born circa 1808 at Ohio.1 He married Amanda Shorde on November 21, 1827 at Morgan Co., Indiana.1 Benjamin F. Davee died circa 1885 at Jasper Co., Illinois.1

Family

Amanda Shorde b. October 9, 1809, d. January 12, 1856
Marriage*He married Amanda Shorde on November 21, 1827 at Morgan Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  2. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.

Amanda Shorde1

F, b. October 9, 1809, d. January 12, 1856
     Amanda Shorde was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.2 She was born on October 9, 1809 at Kentucky.2 She married Benjamin F. Davee on November 21, 1827 at Morgan Co., Indiana.1 As of November 21, 1827,her married name was Davee. Amanda Shorde died on January 12, 1856 at Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois, at age 46.2

Family

Benjamin F. Davee b. circa 1808, d. circa 1885
Marriage*She married Benjamin F. Davee on November 21, 1827 at Morgan Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  2. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.

Caroline Poff1,2

F, b. circa 1839, d. before June 24, 1870
FatherJames Isaac Poff1,2 b. April 30, 1814, d. September 1, 1865
MotherMary Ann "Polly" Gray1,2 b. January 27, 1814, d. February 3, 1853
     Caroline Poff was born circa 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William Simmons Graham, son of Lawrence Graham and Mary "Polly" Simmons, on December 11, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 11, 1856,her married name was Graham. Caroline Poff died before June 24, 1870; William and Mary's children were enumerated as wards in the household of their grandparents, Lawrence and Mary Graham.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 260, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 728, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

William Simmons Graham b. November 25, 1831, d. before June 24, 1870
Marriage*Caroline Poff married William Simmons Graham, son of Lawrence Graham and Mary "Polly" Simmons, on December 11, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/

Martha Ann Jane "Mattie" Davee1,2

F, b. January 14, 1850, d. February 9, 1883
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee3,4,1,5 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner3,4,1,5 b. October 3, 1827
     Martha Ann Jane "Mattie" Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.4,6 She was born on January 14, 1850 at Indiana.3,4,1 She married Dr. John Warren Goodwin on March 27, 1869 at Cumberland Co., Illinois.3,4,1,7 As of March 27, 1869,her married name was Goodwin. Martha Ann Jane "Mattie" Davee died on February 9, 1883 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 33.3,4,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois5
1870Dwelling 71, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois8
1880Dwelling 19, District 63, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois2

Family

Dr. John Warren Goodwin b. August 22, 1844, d. January 27, 1905
Marriage*Martha Ann Jane "Mattie" Davee married Dr. John Warren Goodwin on March 27, 1869 at Cumberland Co., Illinois.3,4,1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S756] Bill and Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Daniel Conner Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  7. [S2642] Goodwin Goodin, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/16388488/person/419013117
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Daniel S. Davee1,2,3,4

M, b. December 26, 1851, d. 1929
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee5,6,7 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner5,6,7 b. October 3, 1827
     Daniel S. Davee was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado.4 He was born on December 26, 1851 at Illinois.5 He married Sophia Tulewiler on February 3, 1870.5,4 Daniel S. Davee died in 1929 at El Paso Co., Colorado.5,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois7
1870Dwelling 65, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois8
1880Dwelling 228, District 133, Effingham, Effingham Co., Illinois9
1900Dwelling 131, District 105, Springfield Ward 7, Sangamon Co., Illinois10
1910Dwelling 102, District 64, Morgan Township, Coles Co., Illinois1
1920Dwelling 177, District 81, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., ColoradoDaniel and his wife Sophia were enumerated in the household of their daughter Estrella3

Occupation

1870Farm laborer8
1880Railroad worker9
1900Laborer10
1910Odd job laborer1
1920Laborer3

Family

Sophia Tulewiler b. January 3, 1851, d. November, 1940
Marriage*Daniel S. Davee married Sophia Tulewiler on February 3, 1870.5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2365] Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso Co., CO, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=titsworth&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=7&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=23211050&CRid=57264&df=all&
  5. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  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.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Isaac Benjamin Davee1

M, b. January 10, 1854, d. September 15, 1881
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee2,1,3,4 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner2,1,3,4 b. October 3, 1827
     Isaac Benjamin Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.5,1 He was born on January 10, 1854 at Illinois.2,5,1 He died on September 15, 1881 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 27.2,5,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois3
1870Dwelling 68, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois4
1880Dwelling 228, District 133, Effingham, Effingham Co., Illinois6

Occupation

1870Livery stable worker4
1880Railroad worker6

Citations

  1. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  2. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

William Thomas Davee1,2

M, b. October 26, 1856, d. October 15, 1884
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee3,2,4,5 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner3,2,4,5,6 b. October 3, 1827
     William Thomas Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.1,2 He was born on October 26, 1856 at Illinois.1 He died on October 15, 1884 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 27.3,1,2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois4
1870Dwelling 68, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois5
1880Dwelling 9, District 63, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois6

Occupation

1880Railroad worker6

Citations

  1. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  2. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Amanda V. "Manda" Davee1,2

F, b. April 30, 1859, d. August 23, 1862
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee3,1,2,4 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner3,1,2,4 b. October 3, 1827
     Amanda V. "Manda" Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.1,2 She was born on April 30, 1859 at Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois.5 She died on August 23, 1862 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 3.1,2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois4

Citations

  1. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  2. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S756] Bill and Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Daniel Conner Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.

Sarah E. Davee1,2,3

F, b. November 16, 1863, d. January 24, 1884
FatherZachariah W. "Zach" Davee4,1,2,3 b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
MotherElizabeth Conner4,1,2,3,5 b. October 3, 1827
     Sarah E. Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.1,2 She was born on November 16, 1863 at Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois.4,1,2 She died on January 24, 1884 at age 20.4,1,2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 68, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois3
1880Dwelling 9, District 63, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois5

Citations

  1. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  2. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Sophia Tulewiler1

F, b. January 3, 1851, d. November, 1940
     Sophia Tulewiler was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado.1 She was born on January 3, 1851 at Cumberland Co., Illinois.2,1 She married Daniel S. Davee, son of Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee and Elizabeth Conner, on February 3, 1870.2,1 As of February 3, 1870,her married name was Davee. Sophia Tulewiler died in November, 1940 at El Paso Co., Colorado, at age 89.2,1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 65, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois3
1880Dwelling 228, District 133, Effingham, Effingham Co., Illinois4
1900Dwelling 131, District 105, Springfield Ward 7, Sangamon Co., Illinois5
1910Dwelling 102, District 64, Morgan Township, Coles Co., Illinois6
1920Dwelling 177, District 81, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado7
1930Dwelling 69, District 13, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado8

Family

Daniel S. Davee b. December 26, 1851, d. 1929
Marriage*Sophia Tulewiler married Daniel S. Davee, son of Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee and Elizabeth Conner, on February 3, 1870.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2365] Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso Co., CO, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=titsworth&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=7&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=23211050&CRid=57264&df=all&
  2. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  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.
  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.

William Howard Willis1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. February 7, 1927, d. October 23, 2001
FatherRoscoe William Willis8,1,2,3,4,9,5 b. November 29, 1903, d. February 1, 1989
MotherBonnie Vest8,1,2,3,4,9,5 b. April 6, 1908, d. February 27, 2000
     His Social Security Number was 228-30-8113.10 William Howard Willis was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on February 7, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,2,3,5,6 He married Erma Jean Underwood, daughter of George Leonard Underwood and Fanny Atkinson, on November 18, 1949 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,11,3,12,5 William Howard Willis died on October 23, 2001 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 74.10,2,7 He WILLIS, WILLIAM HOWARD, 74, of Shawsville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2001. He was born on February 7, 1927, son of the late Roscoe and Bonnie Vest Willis. He was the mail carrier in Shawsville for 38 years and loved to make people laugh. He will be remembered by his many friends along his route for his jokes and picking, how he would throw back his head and laugh, clap his hands and drive away, leaving a ray of sunshine along with the mail. He was also a faithful deacon and Sunday school teacher at Sowders Chapel Baptist Church for many years. Everyone who had the privilege of knowing him loved him, he was a kind, loving considerate and faithful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Erma Underwood Willis; his three children and spouses; Randy and Brenda Willis, Cheryll and Scott Seitz, Debbie and David Watson; his nine grandchildren, Courtney and Tony Williams, Chip Garland, John, John and Jacob Willis, Nic, Lindsay, Ashley and Michael Watson; and his great-granddaughter due in January 2002; brother, Houston and Jean Willis; sister, Betty Anders; uncles, Gratton and Marie Ann Vest, Hampton and Louise Vest; aunts, Ruby and Clint Foster, and Iva Sowder; and many nieces and nephews are also surviving. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2001 at Horne Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2001 at Sowders Chapel Baptist Church in Shawsville with Rev. Jim Sutphin, Rev. Willie Yates and Rev. Ben Whitaker officiating. Burial will follow in Piedmont Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the CCU and the entire staff at Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he spent his last 11 days, their kindness and caring for him and the family will never be forgotten. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg. on October 25, 2001.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 57, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 66, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Erma Jean Underwood b. April 21, 1932, d. August 30, 2002
Marriage*William Howard Willis married Erma Jean Underwood, daughter of George Leonard Underwood and Fanny Atkinson, on November 18, 1949 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,11,3,12,5 
Children
  • Randall Duane "Randy" Willis2,11,3,5
  • Melinda Cheryl Willis2,11,3
  • Debra Elaine "Debbie" Willis2,11,3,5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie Vest Willis obituary in the Feb 27, 2000 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Howard Willis obituary in the Oct 25, 2001 edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roscoe William Willis obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Erma Jean Underwood Willis obituary in the Sep 2, 2002 edition.
  12. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Harvey Houston Willis1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 22, 1938, d. August 11, 2013
FatherRoscoe William Willis2,1,6,3,4,7,5 b. November 29, 1903, d. February 1, 1989
MotherBonnie Vest2,1,6,3,4,7,5 b. April 6, 1908, d. February 27, 2000
     Harvey Houston Willis was buried at Vest Cemetery (also known as Radford Cemetery), on Rt 666, turn left, 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on May 22, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Wanda Jean Peters, daughter of William Hobart Peters and Clara Artokie Nichols, on June 29, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 Harvey Houston Willis died on August 11, 2013 at Virginia at age 75.5 He Harvey Houston Willis, 75, of Moneta, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean Peters Willis; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Greg Cooper; son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Brenda Willis; grandchildren, Seth Cooper, Aaron Cooper, Chelsea Vaughn and husband, Miles; sister, Betty Jean Linkous. He is also survived by his brothers[in-law] and sisters-in-law; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Bonnie Willis; and his infant daughter, Rhonda Carroll Willis. Houston was born and raised in Floyd County, moved to Roanoke in the early 1960s, and retired from Lawrence Transportation after 40 years of service. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at Oakey's North Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Naff officiating. A graveside service will be held at the Vest Cemetery in Floyd County beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Oakey's North Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Alzheimer's Association. on August 13, 2013.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 66, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1957Grocery store clerk2

Family

Wanda Jean Peters
Marriage*Harvey Houston Willis married Wanda Jean Peters, daughter of William Hobart Peters and Clara Artokie Nichols, on June 29, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie Vest Willis obituary in the Feb 27, 2000 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roscoe William Willis obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Houston Willis obituary in the Aug 13, 2013 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Howard Willis obituary in the Oct 25, 2001 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Rhonda Carol Willis obituary in an unknown edition.

Amanda "Manda" Poff1,2,3

F, b. circa 1846, d. August 3, 1889
FatherJames Isaac Poff1,2,3 b. April 30, 1814, d. September 1, 1865
MotherMary Ann "Polly" Gray2 b. January 27, 1814, d. February 3, 1853
     Amanda "Manda" Poff was born circa 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Joseph V. Carr, son of Henry Wiltz Carr and Mary "Polly" DeWeese, on November 1, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of November 1, 1866,her married name was Carr. Amanda "Manda" Poff died on August 3, 1889 at Frenchville (now Oakdale), Mercer Co., West Virginia.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 260, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 433, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 70, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 88, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Joseph V. Carr b. February 27, 1845
Marriage*Amanda "Manda" Poff married Joseph V. Carr, son of Henry Wiltz Carr and Mary "Polly" DeWeese, on November 1, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Amanda Carr death record.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Irene Vivian Yates1,2,3

F, b. April 23, 1912, d. March 24, 1972
FatherSharon Berkley Yates1,4,5,6,2,7,8 b. March 27, 1886, d. April 9, 1930
MotherHettie Lee King1,4,5,9,6,2,7,10,8,11 b. April 22, 1891, d. August 26, 1978
     Her Social Security Number was 224-16-0641.12 Irene Vivian Yates was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 She Irene Vest Bandy, 59, of Severn, Md., formerly of Salem, died Friday in a Washington, D.C. hospital. She was the widow of Douglas S. Bandy. Surviving are two sons, Earl S. Vest, Roanoke; Louis Raye Vest, Waldorf, Md; her mother, Mrs. Hettie Yates, Floyd, a sister, Mrs. Ruth Howlett, Raonoke; a brother, James Irving Yates, Floyd.10 She was born on April 23, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,12,2,3 She married Harley Connard Vest, son of James Nathan Vest and Stella Nancy Whitenack, on July 16, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,7 As of July 16, 1930,her married name was Vest. Irene Vivian Yates married Douglas Sherwood Bandy on May 12, 1946.1,2,10 As of May 12, 1946,her married name was Bandy. Irene Vivian Yates died on March 24, 1972 at Washington, D.C., at age 59.1,2,10,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 143, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 15, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 62, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1940Shirt factory needle machine operator13

Family 1

Harley Connard Vest b. March 23, 1909, d. May 14, 1935
Marriage*Irene Vivian Yates married Harley Connard Vest, son of James Nathan Vest and Stella Nancy Whitenack, on July 16, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,7 
Children

Family 2

Douglas Sherwood Bandy b. January 23, 1914, d. March 3, 1971
Marriage*Irene Vivian Yates married Douglas Sherwood Bandy on May 12, 1946.1,2,10 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [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&
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hettie King Yates obituary in the Aug 30, 1978 edition.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Irving Yates obituary in the Oct 23, 2008 edition.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Irene Vest Bandy obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lewis Raye Vest obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James Irving Yates1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July 6, 1919, d. October 22, 2008
FatherSharon Berkley Yates1,8,2,3,5 b. March 27, 1886, d. April 9, 1930
MotherHettie Lee King1,8,9,2,3,4,5,10 b. April 22, 1891, d. August 26, 1978
     James Irving Yates was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on July 6, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Virginia Blanche Dobbins, daughter of James Cabell Dobbins and Mary Katherine/Catherine Lawrence, on May 30, 1945 at Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1,11,3,12,5,6 James Irving Yates died on October 22, 2008 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 89.5,7 He James Irving Yates, of Christiansburg, Va., passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. He was a native of Floyd County, and was born the son of the late Sharon and Hettie Yates. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Irene Bandy and Ruth Howlett. Mr. Yates was a graduate of Bridgewater College, and taught business administration for 31 years. He worked in 4-H leadership for 50 years. His passion in life was weaving blankets and rugs which he shared with many people. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Dobbins Yates; one son, Jamey I. Yates II; niece and spouse, Margaret and Lawrence Lester; nephews and spouse, Robert Howlett, and Earl and Mamie Vest; caregivers who were blessed by him, Robin Miller, Mandy Barnes, Faye Kirtner, and Cindy Miller; and his extended family, Virginia and Oakey Bowman. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2008, at Stonewall Cemetery with the Reverend J.C. Holden and the Reverend Elbert Lee Naff officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice for all of their assistance. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, Va. on October 23, 2008.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 143, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 15, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 3, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

Virginia Blanche Dobbins b. January 6, 1920, d. October 1, 2010
Marriage*James Irving Yates married Virginia Blanche Dobbins, daughter of James Cabell Dobbins and Mary Katherine/Catherine Lawrence, on May 30, 1945 at Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1,11,3,12,5,6 
Child
  • James Irving "Jamey" Yates II1,13,2,11,5,6

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hettie King Yates obituary in the Aug 30, 1978 edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Irene Vest Bandy obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Irving Yates obituary in the Oct 23, 2008 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Dobbins Yates obituary in the Oct 3, 2010 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Lee Dobbins Light obituary in the Apr 13, 2007 edition.
  13. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William Riley Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 1, 1851, d. February 26, 1938
FatherJames Isaac Poff1,2,6,5 b. April 30, 1814, d. September 1, 1865
MotherMary Ann "Polly" Gray1,2,5 b. January 27, 1814, d. February 3, 1853
     William Riley Poff was buried at Grayson Cemetery, Grayson, Clinton Co., Missouri.7,5,8 He was born on October 1, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,7,5,8 He married Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver, daughter of George Peter Kefauver and Julia Ann Stewart, on December 16, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 William Riley Poff married Ella Florence Furrow, daughter of Elijah Henry Furrow and Nancy Darthula Conner, on June 26, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10 William Riley Poff died on February 26, 1938 at Platte, Clay Co., Missouri, at age 86.7,5,8

Census Records

1860Dwelling 433, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 81, District 28, Smithville, Clay Co., Missouri4
1910Dwelling 219, District 27, Platte, Clay Co., Missouri11
1920Dwelling 352, District 30, Platte, Clay Co., Missouri12
1930Dwelling 82, District 24, Platte, Clay Co., Missouri13

Occupation

1900Farmer4
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13

Family 1

Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver b. June 5, 1854, d. February 19, 1909
Marriage*William Riley Poff married Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver, daughter of George Peter Kefauver and Julia Ann Stewart, on December 16, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Ella Florence Furrow b. February 20, 1876, d. March 5, 1952
Marriage*William Riley Poff married Ella Florence Furrow, daughter of Elijah Henry Furrow and Nancy Darthula Conner, on June 26, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, From the William Riley Poff death certificate.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1421] Jimmie Lou Courtney & Pauline M. Courtney, Clinton Co. MO Cemetery Inscriptions: Vol. I.
  8. [S2300] Grayson Cemetery, Clinton Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSiman=1&GScid=29002&GRid=15947060&CRid=29002&
  9. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S6547] Unknown compiler, Missouri, Birth Records, 1847-1910.
  15. [S6383] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1966, online https://s1.sos.mo.gov/Records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/

Rebecca Poff1,2,3

F, b. March, 1849
FatherJames Isaac Poff1,2,3 b. April 30, 1814, d. September 1, 1865
MotherMary Ann "Polly" Gray1,2 b. January 27, 1814, d. February 3, 1853
     Rebecca Poff was born in March, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 She married Andrew Isaac Poff, son of Anthony Poff and Sarah "Sally" Wilson, on December 28, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 260, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 433, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 168, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 373, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 79, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Earnest4

Family

Andrew Isaac Poff b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
Marriage*Rebecca Poff married Andrew Isaac Poff, son of Anthony Poff and Sarah "Sally" Wilson, on December 28, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [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

Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles1,2,3

F, b. circa 1846, d. before June 7, 1900
     Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles was born circa 1846 at Lynchburg, Virginia.4,3 She married Andrew Jackson Goings, son of James W. Going and Gabriella B. Sarah Skinner, on May 9, 1871 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,3 As of May 9, 1871,her married name was Goings. Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles died before June 7, 1900; Her husband Andrew was enumerated as a widow in the 1900 Census.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 485, District 40, Danielsville, Campbell Co., Virginia4

Family

Andrew Jackson Goings b. November, 1850, d. 1906
Marriage*Nannie Elizabeth Nuckles married Andrew Jackson Goings, son of James W. Going and Gabriella B. Sarah Skinner, 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. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [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
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Elijah G. Stump1

M, b. May, 1840, d. after January 2, 1930
     Elijah G. Stump was born in May, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Martha J. Smith circa 1860 at Virginia. Elijah G. Stump died after January 2, 1930 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 1, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son George1

Family

Martha J. Smith b. November, 1842, d. before January 2, 1920
Marriage*Elijah G. Stump married Martha J. Smith circa 1860 at Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S1697] W. W. Gardner and Evelyn M. Wells, Records of Death - Book 18, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1935 - Jul 31, 1941.
  7. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

Martha J. Smith

F, b. November, 1842, d. before January 2, 1920
     Martha J. Smith was born in November, 1842 at Virginia.1 She married Elijah G. Stump circa 1860 at Virginia. As of circa 1860,her married name was Stump. Martha J. Smith died before January 2, 1920 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; Her husband Elijah was enumerated as a widower in the 1920 Census.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Elijah G. Stump b. May, 1840, d. after January 2, 1930
Marriage*Martha J. Smith married Elijah G. Stump circa 1860 at Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  7. [S1697] W. W. Gardner and Evelyn M. Wells, Records of Death - Book 18, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1935 - Jul 31, 1941.

Shannon Skinner1

M, b. circa 1830
FatherTaliferroTaliafero L. Skinner1 b. circa 1804, d. 1869
MotherElizabeth Nuckles b. circa 1805, d. before August 8, 1850
     Shannon Skinner was born circa 1830 at Kentucky.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 335, Louisville District 1, Jefferson Co., Kentucky1

Occupation

1850Saddler1

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

James Noah Vest1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

M, b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
FatherFloyd Vest11,1,2,5,6,9,12 b. April 4, 1853, d. October 28, 1937
MotherMary Jane Angle11,2,1,5,6,9,12 b. October 26, 1854, d. April 23, 1939
     James Noah Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.13,6,9 He was born on July 24, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The funeral home records have a birth adte of Jul 24, 1874.13,2,1,6,7,9,12 He married Lottie Ellen Light, daughter of Elijah Byrd Light and Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Lawrence, on February 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,14,13,9 James Noah Vest married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on October 18, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5,9 James Noah Vest died on April 22, 1954 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 76; The funeral home rtecords hav a death date of Apr 12, 1954.13,6,12

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia15
1900Dwelling 224, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia16
1910Dwelling 143, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia17
1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia18
1940Dwelling 61, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia19

Occupation

1900Farm laborer16
1910Farmer17
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer18
1940Farmer19

Family 1

Lottie Ellen Light b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
Marriage*James Noah Vest married Lottie Ellen Light, daughter of Elijah Byrd Light and Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Lawrence, on February 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,14,13,9 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer b. July 11, 1890, d. April 13, 1978
Marriage*James Noah Vest married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on October 18, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5,9 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  12. [S1704] Virginia B. Pendleton, Records of Death - Book 25, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 28, 1951 - Dec 17, 1956.
  13. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  14. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  15. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  18. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  19. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  20. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  21. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Naomi Vest Akers obituary in the Jul 20, 2008 edition.
  22. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lottie Ellen Light1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
FatherElijah Byrd Light3,2,5 b. December 31, 1854, d. October 15, 1935
MotherElizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Lawrence2,3,5 b. April 29, 1842, d. February 3, 1922
     Lottie Ellen Light was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 She was born on May 31, 1882 at Virginia.6,2 She married James Noah Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on February 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,6,5 As of February 22, 1900,her married name was Vest. Lottie Ellen Light died on March 27, 1940 at Mattox Mountain, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 57.6,2,8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 143, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 61, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family

James Noah Vest b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
Marriage*Lottie Ellen Light married James Noah Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on February 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  5. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  8. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Naomi Vest Akers obituary in the Jul 20, 2008 edition.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.