James Waskey Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 30, 1888, d. May 24, 1922
FatherWilliam Haden "Little Billy P." Conner3,4,5,6 b. August 2, 1863, d. April 5, 1926
MotherSarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner3,4,5,6 b. January 12, 1863, d. January 6, 1947
     James Waskey Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5,6 He was born on January 30, 1888 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,5,6 He married Lydia Louella "Etta" Conner, daughter of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on September 23, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 James Waskey Conner died on May 24, 1922 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 34; Comitted suicide with a shotgun.7,5,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 119, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 185, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 256, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1910Farmer11
1920Farmer2

Family

Lydia Louella "Etta" Conner b. November 8, 1885, d. February 7, 1952
Marriage*James Waskey Conner married Lydia Louella "Etta" Conner, daughter of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on September 23, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  9. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy1,2,3,4

M, b. June 8, 1883, d. January 6, 1949
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy5,6,3 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy5,6,3 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy was buried at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia.3,4 He was born on June 8, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 He married Hattie Carey Lewis on December 27, 1907 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.7,8,3 Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy died on January 6, 1949 at Danville, Virginia, at age 65.7,3,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 80, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 85, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 108, District 15, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 397, District 72-25, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1910Farmer9
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11
1940Contractor12

Family

Hattie Carey Lewis b. March 14, 1886, d. January 15, 1970
Marriage*Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy married Hattie Carey Lewis on December 27, 1907 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.7,8,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5175] Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Millard Filmore Hardy obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Hattie Lewis Hardy obituary in the Jan 16, 1970 edition.
  8. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Byar Hardy1,2

F, b. March 25, 1884, d. May 9, 1980
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy1,3,4,5 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy1,3,4,5 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     Mary Byar Hardy was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 25, 1884 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; The Solomon Hardy report has a birth date of May 25, 1885.2,6 She married Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson on December 27, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6 As of December 27, 1906,her married name was Johnson.6 Mary Byar Hardy died on May 9, 1980 at Danville, Virginia, at age 96.2,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 95, Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 84, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 55, District 14, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 140, District 72-22, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10

Family

Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson b. December 11, 1877, d. August 27, 1929
Marriage*Mary Byar Hardy married Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson on December 27, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Millard Filmore Hardy obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S3532] Danville Bee, From the Jacob Bernard Hardy obituary in the Nov 8, 1969 edition.
  5. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Samuel Lee Hardy obituary in the Jun 1, 1967 edition.
  6. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  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. [S3531] Danville Register, From the C. S. Johnson obituary in the Aug 30, 1929 edition.
  12. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Jacob Bernard Hardy1,2,3

M, b. March 18, 1887, d. November 7, 1969
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy4,5,2,6 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy4,5,2,6 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     His Social Security Number was 224-10-5848.7 Jacob Bernard Hardy was buried at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia.2,8,3 He was born on March 18, 1887 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; His obituary and death certificate have a birth date of Mar 18, 1888.1,7,2,9,8,3 He married Emma Lou Lewis on November 27, 1912 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2,9,8,3 Jacob Bernard Hardy died on November 7, 1969 at Danville, Virginia, at age 82.2,8,3 He Final rites for Jacob Bernard Hardy will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Wrenn-Yeatts Chapel, with interment to be in Highland Burial Park. Mr. Hardy died yesterday in Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for three weeks. He was born in Pittsylvania County March 18, 1888, a son of the late Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth Hardy Hardy. He was a retired farmer and painting contractor, and was a member of Claiborne Street Primitive Baptist Church. Most of his life was spent in Pittsylvania County and for the last 12 years he made his home at Glenwood. He was married to the late Emma Lewis Hardy. Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Henry Lumsden of Mineral; three sons, William Bernard and Samuel Howard Hardy, both of Glenwood, and Clifton Hardy of Danville; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Hodnett of South Boston and Mrs. Mary B. Johnson of Keeling; six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. The body is at the funeral home where the family will receive friends this evening from 7:30 to 9 o'clock. At other hours they will be at the residence on Starling Ave., Glenwood. on November 8, 1969.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 80, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Charlie Hardy10
1920Dwelling 83, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 21, District 13, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 9, District 106-17, Danville, Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Painting contractor13

Family

Emma Lou Lewis b. June 7, 1888, d. March 20, 1965
Marriage*Jacob Bernard Hardy married Emma Lou Lewis on November 27, 1912 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2,9,8,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S3532] Danville Bee, From the Jacob Bernard Hardy obituary in the Nov 8, 1969 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Millard Filmore Hardy obituary in an unknown edition.
  6. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Samuel Lee Hardy obituary in the Jun 1, 1967 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5175] Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  9. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Thomas Hardy1

M, b. April 8, 1889, d. March 14, 1918
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy2,3 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy2,3 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     William Thomas Hardy was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4 He was born on April 8, 1889 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,4 He died on March 14, 1918 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, at age 28.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 88, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1910Farm laborer3

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Teddy Wade Hardy

M, b. October 23, 1892, d. May 10, 1894
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     Teddy Wade Hardy was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 He was born on October 23, 1892 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 He died on May 10, 1894 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Samuel Lee Hardy1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. April 12, 1896, d. May 31, 1967
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy8,9,10,2,4,6,7 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy8,9,10,2,4,6,7 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     His Social Security Number was 223-03-0771.11 Samuel Lee Hardy was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,4,6 He was born on April 12, 1896 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,11,3,4,6 He married Gertrude Emma Knight on June 26, 1922.4,5,6 Samuel Lee Hardy married Annie Marie Knight on July 20, 1963 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.7 Samuel Lee Hardy died on May 31, 1967 at Highland Springs, Henrico Co., Virginia, at age 71.11,3,4,6 He Samuel Lee Hardy died Wedesday at 7:00 a.m. at the Trimmer Rest Home at Highand Springs, Va. He had been in declining health for the past 2 1/2 years. Mr. Hardy was a native of Keeling born April 12, 1896. He was a son of the late M. F. Hardy and Elizabeth H. Hardy. Most of his life was spent in feeling where he was engaged in farming before retiring. He first married Miss Gertrude Knight who died April 26, 1961. He later married Mrs. Marie Knight Breeden who survives. Mr. Hardy was of the Baptist Faith and a veteran of World War One. In addition to his wife he is survived by one son, Harold T. Hardy of Rt. No. 1 Sandston, Va; One step-son and one-stepdaughter, Robert Breeden and Mrs. Lillian Taylor, both of Richmond; one brother and two sisters, Jacob B. Hardy, Glenwood; Mrs. Byar Johnson, Keeling and Mrs. J. W. Hodnett of South Boston. Five grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 4 p.m. from the Wrenn-Yeatts Chapel and interment will be in the Hardy family cemetery at Keeling. The body will remain at the funeral home prior to the services and the family will be at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Byar Johnson at Keeling. on June 1, 1967.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 88, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 82, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10

Family 1

Gertrude Emma Knight b. June 22, 1905, d. April 26, 1961
Marriage*Samuel Lee Hardy married Gertrude Emma Knight on June 26, 1922.4,5,6 
Child

Family 2

Annie Marie Knight b. circa 1901
Marriage*Samuel Lee Hardy married Annie Marie Knight on July 20, 1963 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Millard Filmore Hardy obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Samuel Lee Hardy obituary in the Jun 1, 1967 edition.
  5. [S3560] Nelsen Funeral Home, online http://www.nelsencares.com/, From the Harold Thomas Hardy, Sr. obituary.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ada Gladys Hardy1,2,3

F, b. September 14, 1902, d. August 20, 1999
FatherMillard Filmore Hardy4,5,6,7,3 b. March 8, 1856, d. April 10, 1946
MotherElizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy4,5,6,7,3 b. September 28, 1857, d. May 20, 1948
     Her Social Security Number was 230-16-3905.8 Ada Gladys Hardy was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 She was born on September 14, 1902 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.8,1 She married Joseph Wesley Hodnett on November 6, 1921 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,9,3 As of November 6, 1921,her married name was Hodnett.3 Ada Gladys Hardy died on August 20, 1999 at Henrico Co., Virginia, at age 96.8,1,9 She South Boston - Mrs. Gladys Hardy Hodnett, 96, widow of Joseph Wesley Hodnett Sr. on August 21, 1999.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 88, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 82, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 229, District 42-36, South Boston, Halifax Co., Virginia10

Family

Joseph Wesley Hodnett b. November 2, 1889, d. October 27, 1964
Marriage*Ada Gladys Hardy married Joseph Wesley Hodnett on November 6, 1921 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,9,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Gladys Hardy Hodnett obituary in the Aug 21, 1999 edition.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Millard Filmore Hardy obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S3532] Danville Bee, From the Jacob Bernard Hardy obituary in the Nov 8, 1969 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Juanita H. Chandler obituary in the Mar 5, 2014 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Nettie Ann Lewis1,2,3,4,5

F, b. September 3, 1883, d. September 2, 1983
     Nettie Ann Lewis was buried at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 227-92-0301.6 She was born on September 3, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Feb 3, 1883.6,4,5 She married James Washington "Wash" Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 26, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,7 As of December 26, 1906,her married name was Hardy. Nettie Ann Lewis died on September 2, 1983 at Danville, Virginia, at age 99.6,4,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 80, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 94, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 216, District 16, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 23, District 72-24, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11

Family

James Washington "Wash" Hardy b. September 12, 1881, d. January 22, 1966
Marriage*Nettie Ann Lewis married James Washington "Wash" Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 26, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1738] Danville Register & Bee, From the William M. Hardy obituary in the Sep 2, 2005 edition.
  2. [S1738] Danville Register & Bee, From the Ethel Hardy Slaughter obituary in the Nov 13, 2007 edition.
  3. [S3531] Danville Register, From the James Washington Hardy obituary in the Jan 23, 1966 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5175] Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Hattie Carey Lewis1,2,3

F, b. March 14, 1886, d. January 15, 1970
     Hattie Carey Lewis was buried at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia.4,3 She was born on March 14, 1886 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 27, 1907 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,5 As of December 27, 1907,her married name was Hardy. Hattie Carey Lewis died on January 15, 1970 at Danville, Virginia, at age 83.1,3 She Mrs. Hattie Lewis Hardy, 83, of Rt. 3, in the Glenwood Community was pronounced dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital Thursday at 8:10 p.m. She had been in poor health for several years and was taken seriously ill Thursday morning. Mrs. Hardy was born March 14, 1886 in Keeling Va., a daughter of the late William B. Lewis and Lucy Ann Owen Lewis. Her entire life was spent in the Kentuck and Keeling area of Pittsylvania County. She was a member of Old Mill Primitive Baptist Church, and was married to Charlie M. Hardy who died in 1949. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Wiles of Rt. 2, Ringgold, Mrs. Lenwood McCormick and Mrs. Polly Jeffress, both of Danville, and Mrs. Elsie Glass of Lynchburg, one son, Matthew Hardy of Danville; two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Hardy of Ringgold and Mrs. Gertrude Lewis of Danville; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body is at Swicegood Funeral Home pending completion of funeral arrangements, and the family is at the residence, Corner of Thrush St. and Old Halifax Raod near Glenwood school. on January 16, 1970.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 80, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 85, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 108, District 15, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8

Family

Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy b. June 8, 1883, d. January 6, 1949
Marriage*Hattie Carey Lewis married Charles McCajah "Charlie" Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 27, 1907 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Hattie Lewis Hardy obituary in the Jan 16, 1970 edition.
  2. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  3. [S5175] Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Hattie Lewis Hardy obituary in the Jan 19, 1970 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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.

Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson1,2

M, b. December 11, 1877, d. August 27, 1929
     Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 He was born on December 11, 1877 at Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He married Mary Byar Hardy, daughter of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 27, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson died on August 27, 1929 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, at age 51.3,2 He C. S. Johnson, age 51, of Keeling, died at his home. Mr. Johnson was a well known merchant of that place and was also engaged in the housemowing business. Beside his widow he is survived by three children: Irene, Shelby and Mary Alice Johnson and two sisters Mrs. J. R. Martin of Roanoke, Virginia, and Mrs. A. A. Sherrill of Northfield, Ohio. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral was conducted from the graveside near the home on Wednesday evening at four o'clock by Rev. E. L. Hard Castle, assisted by Dr. S. T. A. Kent. The pall bearers were: J. W., C. M., and J. B. Hardy, Charlie Ragsdale, Jim Martin and Josie Hodnett. The flowers were borne by his nieces, Mrs. L. B. Wiles, Mrs. Linwood Alderson, Misses Elsie Ratcliff, Hallie Martin, Mary Martin, Mildred Hardy, Annie Laura DeMott and Annie Hardy. on August 30, 1929.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 144, District 95, Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 84, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1910Town policeman5
1920General mechanic6

Family

Mary Byar Hardy b. March 25, 1884, d. May 9, 1980
Marriage*Charles Shelby "Charlie" Johnson married Mary Byar Hardy, daughter of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on December 27, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  3. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S3531] Danville Register, From the C. S. Johnson obituary in the Aug 30, 1929 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Laura Byar Walton1,2,3

F, b. December 2, 1877, d. October 16, 1937
FatherJames Wellington Walton Jr.1,3,4 b. December 14, 1847, d. July 22, 1934
MotherElvira Susan Conner1,3,4 b. November 28, 1853, d. February 17, 1883
     Laura Byar Walton was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 She was born on December 2, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3 She married James Mearmon Conner, son of Albert Conner and Mary Jane Iddings, on November 7, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,3 As of November 7, 1895,her married name was Conner. Laura Byar Walton died on October 16, 1937 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 59.5,3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 367, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 69, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 110, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 92, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 240, District 25, Roanoke, Virginia10

Occupation

1920Farmer9

Family

James Mearmon Conner b. September 16, 1874, d. March 4, 1917
Marriage*Laura Byar Walton married James Mearmon Conner, son of Albert Conner and Mary Jane Iddings, on November 7, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sue Conner Weddle Jenkins obituary in the Dec 13, 2001 edition.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary Conner death certificate.

Emma Lou Lewis1,2,3

F, b. June 7, 1888, d. March 20, 1965
     Emma Lou Lewis was buried at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia.2,3 Her Social Security Number was 225-03-8974.4 She was born on June 7, 1888 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She married Jacob Bernard Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on November 27, 1912 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,5,2,3 As of November 27, 1912,her married name was Hardy.5 Emma Lou Lewis died on March 20, 1965 at Danville, Virginia, at age 76.4,6,2,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 83, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 21, District 13, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 9, District 106-17, Danville, Virginia9

Occupation

1940Overall fatory operator9

Family

Jacob Bernard Hardy b. March 18, 1887, d. November 7, 1969
Marriage*Emma Lou Lewis married Jacob Bernard Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on November 27, 1912 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3532] Danville Bee, From the Jacob Bernard Hardy obituary in the Nov 8, 1969 edition.
  2. [S5175] Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  6. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Jacob Bernard Hardy obituary in the Nov 8, 1969 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Gertrude Emma Knight1,2,3

F, b. June 22, 1905, d. April 26, 1961
     Gertrude Emma Knight was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on June 22, 1905 at Richmond, Virginia.4,3 She married Samuel Lee Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on June 26, 1922.1,2,3 As of June 26, 1922,her married name was Hardy. Gertrude Emma Knight died on April 26, 1961 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 55.4,1,3

Family

Samuel Lee Hardy b. April 12, 1896, d. May 31, 1967
Marriage*She married Samuel Lee Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on June 26, 1922.1,2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Samuel Lee Hardy obituary in the Jun 1, 1967 edition.
  2. [S3560] Nelsen Funeral Home, online http://www.nelsencares.com/, From the Harold Thomas Hardy, Sr. obituary.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Annie Marie Knight1,2

F, b. circa 1901
     Annie Marie Knight was born circa 1901 at Richmond, Virginia.2 She married Samuel Lee Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on July 20, 1963 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 As of July 20, 1963,her married name was Hardy.2

Family

Samuel Lee Hardy b. April 12, 1896, d. May 31, 1967
Marriage*Annie Marie Knight married Samuel Lee Hardy, son of Millard Filmore Hardy and Elizabeth James "Lizzie" 'Bet" Hardy, on July 20, 1963 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Samuel Lee Hardy obituary in the Jun 1, 1967 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lenora A. "Nora" Vest1,2,3

F, b. September 4, 1872, d. June 29, 1929
FatherJohn E. Vest4,2,1,3 b. February 23, 1840, d. June 6, 1922
MotherSarah Lucinda Juanna Hall4,1,2,3 b. September 25, 1851, d. February 29, 1928
     Lenora A. "Nora" Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on September 4, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,3 She married James William "Jim" Conner, son of John Aaron Conner and Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest, on January 19, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,1,3 As of January 19, 1902,her married name was Conner. Lenora A. "Nora" Vest died on June 29, 1929 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56; Her death certificate has a death date of Jun 30, 1929.1,7,5,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 30, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 107, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

James William "Jim" Conner b. March 31, 1868, d. September 28, 1928
Marriage*Lenora A. "Nora" Vest married James William "Jim" Conner, son of John Aaron Conner and Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest, on January 19, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,1,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Juanna Hall Vest obituary in the Mar 22, 1928 edition.
  5. [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&
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Louisa E. "Louise" Going1,2,3,4

F, b. 1846, d. September 24, 1877
FatherJames W. Going1,4 b. circa 1820
MotherGabriella B. Sarah Skinner1,2,4 b. 1825, d. 1910
     Louisa E. "Louise" Going was born in 1846 at Amherst Co., Virginia.5,4 As of June 25, 1861,her married name was Bowles.5 She married William Edward Bowles on June 25, 1861 at Amherst Co., Virginia.3,6,5,4 Louisa E. "Louise" Going died on September 24, 1877 at Amherst Co., Virginia.5,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 779, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 115, Amherst Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 322, Temperance, Amherst Co., Virginia6

Family

William Edward Bowles b. January 10, 1835, d. January 2, 1913
Marriage*Louisa E. "Louise" Going married William Edward Bowles on June 25, 1861 at Amherst Co., Virginia.3,6,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1084] Irma Williams Schaffer, "Personal Papers of Irma Williams Schaffer."
  4. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697
  5. [S2200] Reed-1, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/18546168/person/733020715?ssrc=
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1874] Christine Beaumont, "More family history (Bowles)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 4, 2009.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [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

Alma Bell Hall1

F, b. December 13, 1886, d. February 28, 1912
FatherJohn Ballard Hall1,2 b. July 2, 1857, d. October 6, 1931
MotherNancy Mary Walthall1,2 b. October 25, 1855, d. January 23, 1938
     Alma Bell Hall married Stafford Rowe Austin.3,1 Alma Bell Hall was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 Her married name was Austin. She was born on December 13, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She died on February 28, 1912 at Virginia at age 25.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 116, District 77, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Stafford Rowe Austin b. December 16, 1883, d. August 23, 1921
Marriage*Alma Bell Hall married Stafford Rowe Austin.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S858] Tami St. Clair, "Gordon Fletcher Hall," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 25, 2001.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles1,2,3,4

F, b. March 17, 1883, d. March 31, 1981
FatherJacob Henry Bowles3,2 b. August, 1855, d. 1940
MotherSarah Christina Wilson2,3 b. May, 1855, d. 1940
     Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 Her Social Security Number was 228-70-6832.6 She was born on March 17, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5,3,2 She married Jasper Conner, son of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on November 19, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4,7 As of November 19, 1903,her married name was Conner. Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles died on March 31, 1981 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee, at age 98.5,4 She FLOYD -- Mrs. Elizabeth A. (Betty) Bowles Conner, age 98, died Tuesday, March 31, 1981, at the home of her daughter, Georgianna Link, Bristol, Tennessee. She was the widow of Jasper Conner. Also surviving are nine other daughters, Miss Virginia Conner, Mrs. Velva Harris, both of Roanoke, Mrs. Golda Bartlett, Mrs. Iva Morgan, Mrs. Mabel Poff, Mrs. Dexter Sowers, Mrs. Bonnie Conner, all of Copper Hill, Mrs. Pauline Rakes, Mrs. Hazel Ferris, both of Floyd; two sons, Lee Conner, Woodrow Conner, both of Baltimore, Maryland; brother, Isaac Bowles, Roanoke; 45 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral was Friday, April 3, 1981, at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Church, Copper Hill, with Elders Ray Agee and Leonard Brammer officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. on April 9, 1981.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 38, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 171, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 169, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 36, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Jasper Conner b. October 20, 1879, d. October 11, 1957
Marriage*Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles married Jasper Conner, son of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on November 19, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth A. Bowles Conner obituary in the Apr 9, 1981 edition.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel C. Ferris obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Lillian Morgan obituary in the Aug 14, 2004 edition.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velva Carmen Davis obituary in the Sep 18, 2008 edition.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dexter Marie Conner Sowers obituary in the Jan 17, 2011 edition.
  19. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Georgianna Bell Conner Link obituary in the Aug 27, 2015 edition.

John Paul Conner1,2,3

M, b. April 23, 1917, d. December 4, 1918
FatherCharles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner1,3 b. February 10, 1881, d. April 17, 1967
MotherMary A. Imogene Sisson1,3 b. September 23, 1887, d. December 16, 1969
     John Paul Conner was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on April 23, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of May 4, 1918.4,1,3 He died on December 4, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1.1,2

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.

John Henry Curtis Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. February 17, 1898, d. October 22, 1964
FatherWilliam Haden "Little Billy P." Conner1,5,3,6,7 b. August 2, 1863, d. April 5, 1926
MotherSarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner1,5,3,6,7 b. January 12, 1863, d. January 6, 1947
     John Henry Curtis Conner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,7 He was born on February 17, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,4,7 He married Clytie Ocie Bell, daughter of James William "Bill" Bell and Lizena C. Hollins, on December 7, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7 John Henry Curtis Conner died on October 22, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 66.8,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 119, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 183, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 256, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 142, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 28, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1920Farmer2
1930House painter9
1940Farmer10

Family

Clytie Ocie Bell b. March 12, 1904, d. September 15, 1976
Marriage*John Henry Curtis Conner married Clytie Ocie Bell, daughter of James William "Bill" Bell and Lizena C. Hollins, on December 7, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7 
Child
  • Jo Ann Conner11

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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Amanda Elizabeth Conner obituary in the Jan 9, 1947 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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.

John Cledys Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. December 27, 1909, d. October 6, 1981
FatherJoseph Flemon Valentine "Joe" Conner5,6,7,8,1,2,9,4 b. May 11, 1871, d. February 12, 1963
MotherSarah Melvina "Cuzzie" Conner5,6,7,8,1,2,9,4 b. June 10, 1872, d. March 12, 1950
     John Cledys Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.10,11,4 His Social Security Number was 229-01-6684.12 He was born on December 27, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.12,10,1,11,2,4 He married Willie Oliver Sisson, daughter of Adolphus D. Sisson and Joanna P. "Annie" Conner, on June 22, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 John Cledys Conner died on October 6, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 71.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 150, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 86, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 60, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Farm laborer8
1940Road laborer9

Family

Willie Oliver Sisson b. April 21, 1915, d. January 16, 1968
Marriage*John Cledys Conner married Willie Oliver Sisson, daughter of Adolphus D. Sisson and Joanna P. "Annie" Conner, on June 22, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Pearl Conner Sowers obituary in the Oct 14, 2014 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Melvina Conner obituary in the Mar 16, 1950 edition.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  11. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth M. Conner obituary in the Mar 17, 2001 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Posey Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 9, 1892, d. February 14, 1962
FatherAdam Henry Conner6,7,2,3,5 b. June 13, 1869, d. March 1, 1950
MotherMary Ann Conner6,7,2,3,5 b. June 22, 1869, d. February 4, 1959
     John Posey Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3 He was born on September 9, 1892 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Sep 9, 1892.8,3,9,5 He married Ada Marie Nichols, daughter of James Ira "Jim" Nichols and Teressa Marcella "Teressie" King, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,10,5 John Posey Conner died on February 14, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 69.8,3,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 131, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 50, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 2, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 1, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1910Farm laborer7
1930Farmer11
1940Parkway maintenance laborer12

Family

Ada Marie Nichols b. January 7, 1903, d. May 11, 1973
Marriage*John Posey Conner married Ada Marie Nichols, daughter of James Ira "Jim" Nichols and Teressa Marcella "Teressie" King, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,10,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ada Nichols Conner obituary in the May 17, 1973 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Everette Conner obituary in the Nov 4, 1996 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Eugene Conner obituary in the Jul 30, 1996 edition.

Ada Marie Nichols1,2

F, b. January 7, 1903, d. May 11, 1973
FatherJames Ira "Jim" Nichols1,2,3 b. January 15, 1872, d. December 22, 1936
MotherTeressa Marcella "Teressie" King1,2,3 b. May 15, 1872, d. July 29, 1947
     Ada Marie Nichols was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She was born on January 7, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 She married John Posey Conner, son of Adam Henry Conner and Mary Ann Conner, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,3 As of October 6, 1923,her married name was Conner. Ada Marie Nichols died on May 11, 1973 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.4,2,5,3 She COPPER HILL -- Mrs. Ada Nichols Conner, age 70, died at her home Friday, May 11, 1973. She was the widow of J. Posey Conner. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Fressie Conner and Mrs. Mary Louise Nichols, both of Copper Hill; three sons, Henry Lewis Conner, Salem, James Edward Conner, Copper Hill, Albert Eugene Conner, Boones Mill; one sister, Mrs. Willard Wood, Copper Hill; four brothers, Banks Nichols, Boones Mill, Richard Nichols, Copper Hill, Dock Nichols, Vinton, Robert Nichols, Salem; also nine grandchildren. Funeral was Sunday, May 13, 1973 at 2 p.m. at Salem Church. on May 17, 1973.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 2, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 1, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

John Posey Conner b. September 9, 1892, d. February 14, 1962
Marriage*Ada Marie Nichols married John Posey Conner, son of Adam Henry Conner and Mary Ann Conner, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ada Nichols Conner obituary in the May 17, 1973 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Everette Conner obituary in the Nov 4, 1996 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Eugene Conner obituary in the Jul 30, 1996 edition.

John Edward Atkinson1

M, b. August, 1861
     John Edward Atkinson was born in August, 1861 at Surry Co., North Carolina.2,1 He married Louella "Ella" Yates, daughter of George Washington "Big" Yates and Mary Jane Yates, on December 16, 1896 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2,3 John Edward Atkinson and Louella "Ella" Yates were divorced before January 19, 1920.3,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 4, District 59, Dan River, Patrick Co., Virginia1

Occupation

1900Farmer1

Family

Louella "Ella" Yates b. April 28, 1875, d. November 2, 1961
Marriage*John Edward Atkinson married Louella "Ella" Yates, daughter of George Washington "Big" Yates and Mary Jane Yates, on December 16, 1896 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2,3 
Divorce* John Edward Atkinson and Louella "Ella" Yates were divorced before January 19, 1920.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S603] Jordan R, et. al Dodd, Virginia Marriages 1851-1929.
  3. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Clytie Ocie Bell1,2,3,4

F, b. March 12, 1904, d. September 15, 1976
FatherJames William "Bill" Bell1 b. November 9, 1869, d. December 12, 1909
MotherLizena C. Hollins1,4 b. January 18, 1875, d. May 31, 1952
     Her Social Security Number was 231-30-9296.5 Clytie Ocie Bell was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 She was born on March 12, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1,4 She married John Henry Curtis Conner, son of William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner and Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner, on December 7, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of December 7, 1919,her married name was Conner. Clytie Ocie Bell died on September 15, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.6,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 256, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 142, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 28, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

John Henry Curtis Conner b. February 17, 1898, d. October 22, 1964
Marriage*Clytie Ocie Bell married John Henry Curtis Conner, son of William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner and Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner, on December 7, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Child
  • Jo Ann Conner8

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Willie Oliver Sisson1,2

F, b. April 21, 1915, d. January 16, 1968
FatherAdolphus D. Sisson1,2,3,4,5,6 b. May 29, 1875, d. June 18, 1948
MotherJoanna P. "Annie" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6 b. March 3, 1875, d. November 15, 1956
     Willie Oliver Sisson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,2,6 She was born on April 21, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,8,2,6 She married John Cledys Conner, son of Joseph Flemon Valentine "Joe" Conner and Sarah Melvina "Cuzzie" Conner, on June 22, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,6 As of June 22, 1940,her married name was Conner. Willie Oliver Sisson died on January 16, 1968 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.7,8,2,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 67, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 9, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 41, District 32-55, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

John Cledys Conner b. December 27, 1909, d. October 6, 1981
Marriage*Willie Oliver Sisson married John Cledys Conner, son of Joseph Flemon Valentine "Joe" Conner and Sarah Melvina "Cuzzie" Conner, on June 22, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Pearl Conner Sowers obituary in the Oct 14, 2014 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth M. Conner obituary in the Mar 17, 2001 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Infant Female Twin Yates1

F, b. October 4, 1875, d. October 4, 1875
FatherRichard Davis "Little" Yates1 b. June 25, 1840, d. August 17, 1910
MotherMary Ann Taylor1 b. November 30, 1839, d. November 25, 1888
     Infant Female Twin Yates died on October 4, 1875 at South Mayo, Patrick Co., Virginia.1 She was born on October 4, 1875 at South Mayo, Patrick Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S530] 146 Fairystone Park Hwy Stuart, VA 24171-3314 (540)930-3128 Eunice B. Kirkman, Patrick County Virginia Death Records, 1870-1896.

Infant Female Twin Yates1

F, b. October 4, 1875, d. October 4, 1875
FatherRichard Davis "Little" Yates1 b. June 25, 1840, d. August 17, 1910
MotherMary Ann Taylor1 b. November 30, 1839, d. November 25, 1888
     Infant Female Twin Yates died on October 4, 1875 at South Mayo, Patrick Co., Virginia.1 She was born on October 4, 1875 at South Mayo, Patrick Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S530] 146 Fairystone Park Hwy Stuart, VA 24171-3314 (540)930-3128 Eunice B. Kirkman, Patrick County Virginia Death Records, 1870-1896.