Annie Frances Ferris1,2

F, b. August 9, 1898, d. October 7, 1987
FatherWilliam Henry "Willie" Ferris3,2,1,4 b. March 16, 1877, d. February 22, 1951
MotherMary Jane Poff3,2,1,4 b. June 23, 1881, d. January 20, 1968
     Her Social Security Number was 229-14-4675.5 Annie Frances Ferris was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 She was born on August 9, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1,4 She married Troy J. Conner, son of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on November 24, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,4 As of November 24, 1921,her married name was Conner. Annie Frances Ferris died on October 7, 1987 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 89.6,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 109, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 119, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 44, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 123, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Troy J. Conner b. September 10, 1895, d. March 8, 1970
Marriage*Annie Frances Ferris married Troy J. Conner, son of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on November 24, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet forTroy Conner.
  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. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

William Edsel Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 28, 1926, d. November 14, 1978
FatherTroy J. Conner6,2,3,7,8,5 b. September 10, 1895, d. March 8, 1970
MotherAnnie Frances Ferris6,2,3,7,8,5 b. August 9, 1898, d. October 7, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 226-28-3191.9 William Edsel Conner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Tech 5 U.S. Army WWII."1,5 He was born on June 28, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,2,3,5 He married Frances Mae Barnes, daughter of John Robert Barnes and Willie H. Kelley, on January 24, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3,5 William Edsel Conner died on November 14, 1978 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 52.1,3,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 44, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 123, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Frances Mae Barnes
Marriage*William Edsel Conner married Frances Mae Barnes, daughter of John Robert Barnes and Willie H. Kelley, on January 24, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet forTroy Conner.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Larry Conner obituary in the Mar 18, 2020 edition.
  11. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Robert Anthony Yates1,2,3

M, b. February 16, 1902, d. December 31, 1966
FatherFlurnoy Gustavus Yates4,5,1,2 b. December 19, 1864, d. June 26, 1949
MotherLaura Greene Bower4,5,1,2 b. October 16, 1866, d. June 27, 1948
     Robert Anthony Yates was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,7 He was born on February 16, 1902 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 He married Stella Goldbirth Blackwell on June 22, 1925.1,8,6,7 Robert Anthony Yates died on December 31, 1966 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.6,7 He Robert Yates, 66, Roanoke, Va., formerly of Sophia, died at 11 a.m. Saturday in a Roanoke hospital following an apparent heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Stella Blackwell Yates; four brothers, Clinton, Spokane, Wash., William, Check, Va., Abner, and Leonard, both of Roanoke; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Agee, Bluestone and Mrs. Ethel Radford and Mrs. Ovella Young, both of Roanoke; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Johnson, Warren, Ohio and Mrs. Norma Mann, Elyria, Ohio; a son, Waldon, Monroe, Mich. Funeral services will be held Tuesday in Roanoke. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley. The Williams Funeral Home in Sophia is in charge of local arrangements. on January 1, 1967.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 47, District 19, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 65, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 639, District 11, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 108, District 41-20, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10
1950Dwelling 47, District 41-32, Sophia, Raleigh Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1920Farm laborer5
1930Coal miner9
1940Coal company tipple foreman10
1950Coal miner11

Family

Stella Goldbirth Blackwell b. February 23, 1908, d. August 7, 1998
Marriage*Robert Anthony Yates married Stella Goldbirth Blackwell on June 22, 1925.1,8,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [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.
  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. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Robert Yates obituary in the Jan 1, 1967 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stella Blackwell Yates obituary in the Aug 8, 1998 edition.
  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. [S11679] Unknown author, 1950 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robert Glenville Yates death certificate.
  13. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Robert G. Yates obituary in the Apr 18, 1947 edition.
  14. [S12159] Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, online www.jerniganwarren.com, From the Doris Yates Johnson obituary.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mann-Yates marriage record.

William Vance Poff1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. June 9, 1898, d. August 24, 1977
FatherSamuel Johnson "Sam" Poff8,9,3,4,10,7 b. July 2, 1876, d. October 7, 1956
MotherAngeline Rosabell Conner8,9,3,4,10,7 b. June 6, 1878, d. February 11, 1952
     William Vance Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.11,6,7 His Social Security Number was 223-50-1154.12 He was born on June 9, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.12,11,4,5,7 He married Paradine Conner, daughter of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on October 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,10,6,7 William Vance Poff died on August 24, 1977 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.11,13,6,7 He COPPER HILL -- William Vance Poff, age 79, died Wednesday, August 24, 1977, at his home. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Paradine Conner Poff; one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Conner; one sister, Mrs. India Mountcastle, all of Copper Hill; one grandson. Funeral was held Friday, August 26, 1977, at 3:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, with Elder Roy Agee officiating. Interment was in Restvale Cemetery. on September 1, 1977.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 107, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 90, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaWilliam and his wife were enumerated in the household of his father Samuel3
1930Dwelling 100, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 86, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1920Farmer3
1930Farmer2
1940Farmer14

Family

Paradine Conner b. November 18, 1897, d. January 29, 1991
Marriage*William Vance Poff married Paradine Conner, daughter of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on October 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,10,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the William Vance Poff obituary in the Sep 1, 1977 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Juanita Poff Conner obituary in the Apr 21, 2020 edition.
  17. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm

Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner1,2

F, b. March 9, 1903, d. May 18, 1962
FatherJames Preston Conner1,3,4,5,6,2 b. March 22, 1864, d. February 17, 1949
MotherFlora Palace/Palestine Holt3,1,4,5,6,2 b. July 14, 1873, d. June 9, 1953
     Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; She also has a gravestone in Restvale Cemetery with her husband Joseph Maynard Akers.7,2 She was born on March 9, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2 She married Joseph Maynard Akers, son of DeMorse B. "Demoss" Akers and Landonia F. Cannaday, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of June 2, 1959,her married name was Akers. Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner died on May 18, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 121, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 152, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 113, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 124, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Joseph Maynard Akers b. April 13, 1908, d. December 4, 1991
Marriage*Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner married Joseph Maynard Akers, son of DeMorse B. "Demoss" Akers and Landonia F. Cannaday, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Joseph Maynard Akers1

M, b. April 13, 1908, d. December 4, 1991
FatherDeMorse B. "Demoss" Akers2,3,4,5,6 b. August 29, 1854, d. September 28, 1946
MotherLandonia F. Cannaday2,3,4,5,6 b. March 29, 1874, d. December 9, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 225-48-2762.7 Joseph Maynard Akers was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 13, 1908 at Virginia.7,8 He married Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner, daughter of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 Joseph Maynard Akers died on December 4, 1991 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 83.7,8,1 He FLOYD - Joseph Maynard Akers, 83, died Wednesday in a Rocky Mount nursing home. Surviving is a special friend, Michael Carr, Floyd; seven nieces, Alice Hogan, Lucille Carr, both of Roanoke; Reba Hale and Dorothy, both of Martinsville; Betty Estelle and Nancy George, both of Fieldale; Mary C. Prillaman, Callaway; ten nephews, James Martin, Roanoke; Billy Hale, Martinsville; Joseph Brammer, Fieldale; Paul Brammer, Ala; Manfred Cannaday, Callaway; Newton Cannaday, Portsmouth; W. H. (Bill) Cannaday, Rocky Mount; G. B. James, Md; Ralph James and Curtis James, both of Roanoke; a brother-in-law, Tiras Conner, Copper Hill. Funeral will be Saturday 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Spradlin officiating with interment in the Restvale Cemetery, Copper Hill. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on December 5, 1991.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 266, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 151, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 167, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 161, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farmer6

Family

Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner b. March 9, 1903, d. May 18, 1962
Marriage*Joseph Maynard Akers married Dedith Lizzie Bell Conner, daughter of James Preston Conner and Flora Palace/Palestine Holt, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Maynard Akers obituary in the Dec 5, 1991 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner1,2,3

M, b. September 20, 1910, d. May 8, 1983
FatherJames Preston Conner1,4,5,3 b. March 22, 1864, d. February 17, 1949
MotherFlora Palace/Palestine Holt1,4,5,3 b. July 14, 1873, d. June 9, 1953
     His Social Security Number was 230-16-6199.6 Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,3 He was born on September 20, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,3 He married Sylvia Odell Wilson, daughter of Zwingle Garfield "Z. G." Wilson and Cynthia Anne Wickham, on December 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,2,3 Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner died on May 8, 1983 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.2,3 He COPPER HILL -- Mr. Alvis Conner, age 72, died in a Roanoke hospital Sunday, May 8, 1983. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sylvia Wilson Conner, Copper Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Benny Conner, Check; one sister, Mrs. Paradine Poff; one brother, Tiras Conner, both of Copper Hill; six grandchildren. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 10, at Salem Church, Copper Hill, with Elder Roy Agee officiating. Interment in Restvale Cemetery. Wood Funeral Home handled arrangements. on May 12, 1983.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 152, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 113, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farmer9

Family

Sylvia Odell Wilson b. October 20, 1916, d. July 5, 2008
Marriage*Oneda Conrad "Alvis" "Alvie" Conner married Sylvia Odell Wilson, daughter of Zwingle Garfield "Z. G." Wilson and Cynthia Anne Wickham, on December 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Alvis Conner obituary in the May 12, 1983 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sylvia Odell Wilson Conner obituary in the Jul 7, 2008 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  14. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Geraldine J. "Girlie" Conner1,2,3

F, b. August 13, 1891, d. January 18, 1977
FatherCharles Otey Conner4,1,5,3 b. January 11, 1862, d. January 30, 1912
MotherSarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner4,1,5,6,7,3 b. July 9, 1866, d. May 13, 1936
     Her Social Security Number was 227-76-5847.8 Geraldine J. "Girlie" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on August 13, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3 She died on January 18, 1977 at Montvale, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 85.9,2,3 She COPPER HILL -- Miss Girlie Jane Conner, age 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 1977, in the Montvale Nursing Home. Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Veda Bowles, Roanoke, Mrs. Ileda Mills, Copper Hill; two nephews, Wilson Conner, Roanoke, Edsel Glenn Conner, Salem; one great-niece, Mrs. Margaret Jones, Roanoke; two great-nephews, Charles Conner, Troutville, Clifton Conner, Roanoke. Funeral was held Thursday, Jan. 20, 1977, at 1:00 p.m. at the Salem Church, with Elder Roy Agee officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. on January 27, 1977.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 287, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 92, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 160, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 107, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 167, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Girlie Jane Conner obituary in the Jan 27, 1977 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Fred Lee "Freddie" Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. August 26, 1896, d. September 23, 1954
FatherCharles Otey Conner5,2,3,4 b. January 11, 1862, d. January 30, 1912
MotherSarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner5,2,3,6,4 b. July 9, 1866, d. May 13, 1936
     Fred Lee "Freddie" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on August 26, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1895.7,5,8,1,4 He died on September 23, 1954 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 58.7,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 287, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 92, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 160, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Southwestern State Hospital, Marion, Smyth Co., VirginiaHis brother Leonard Jackson "Jack" Conner was also an inmate9
1940Dwelling 167, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6
1940Farmer10

Citations

  1. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Leonard Jackson "Jack" Conner1,2

M, b. December 5, 1897, d. July 7, 1954
FatherCharles Otey Conner3,4,5,2 b. January 11, 1862, d. January 30, 1912
MotherSarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner3,4,5,6,2 b. July 9, 1866, d. May 13, 1936
     Leonard Jackson "Jack" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 He was born on December 5, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,1,2 He died on July 7, 1954 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56; Hung himself.7,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 287, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 92, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 160, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Southwestern State Hospital, Marion, Smyth Co., VirginiaHis brother Fred Conner was also an inmate8
1940Dwelling 167, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6
1940Farmer9

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Haden/Hayden Furrow1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 27, 1850, d. February 10, 1920
FatherAdam Furrow1,6,7 b. September 27, 1815, d. September 22, 1865
MotherEliza Elizabeth Poff1,6,7,8 b. January 11, 1819, d. November 18, 1883
     William Haden/Hayden Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9 He was born on January 27, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Elizabeth Charlotte "Betsy" Poff, daughter of Anthony Poff and Sarah "Sally" Wilson, on March 24, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Haden/Hayden Furrow married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Martin on September 8, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10 William Haden/Hayden Furrow died on February 10, 1920 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 70.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 225, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1860Dwelling 455, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1870Dwelling 172, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 386, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 29, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 111, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 90, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1870Farmer8
1880Farmer11
1900Dry goods merchant3
1910Farmer12
1920Farmer4

Family 1

Elizabeth Charlotte "Betsy" Poff b. March 5, 1850, d. April 15, 1912
Marriage*William Haden/Hayden Furrow married Elizabeth Charlotte "Betsy" Poff, daughter of Anthony Poff and Sarah "Sally" Wilson, on March 24, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Martin b. circa 1875
Marriage*William Haden/Hayden Furrow married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Martin on September 8, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S980] Dennis Sheppard, "Furrow Family Info," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 23, Sep 14, and Oct 9, 2005.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the William A. Furrow obituary in the May 15, 1953 edition.
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S2730] Roanoke Co. VA Archives - Unknown Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanoke/cemeteries/
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  16. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  17. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  18. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  20. [S1701] Evelyn M. Wells and Virginia Butt, Records of Death - Book 22, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jul 4, 1944 - Dec 18, 1948.
  21. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Trudy A. Conner1,2,3

F, b. July 12, 1890, d. September 14, 1965
FatherWilliam Haden "Little Billy P." Conner4,1 b. August 2, 1863, d. April 5, 1926
MotherSarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner4,1 b. January 12, 1863, d. January 6, 1947
     Trudy A. Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on July 12, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,7 She married Giles Ellery Blankenship, son of Wiley Pleasant Blankenship and Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, on October 28, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 28, 1908,her married name was Blankenship. Trudy A. Conner died on September 14, 1965 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 75.5,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 119, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 102, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 128, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 41, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Giles Ellery Blankenship b. June 24, 1888, d. June 29, 1949
Marriage*Trudy A. Conner married Giles Ellery Blankenship, son of Wiley Pleasant Blankenship and Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, on October 28, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

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. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Chloe King Carr.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Trudy Conner Blankenship.
  7. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rlee Blankenship Houchins obituary in the May 12, 2005 edition.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Garlin Blankenship obituary in the Jul 26, 2005 edition.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  17. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  18. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Addnia Jane "Addie" Foley1,2,3,4

F, b. January 8, 1880, d. April 6, 1985
     Her Social Security Number was 235-72-9154.5 Addnia Jane "Addie" Foley was buried at Memory Lawn Memorial Park, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona.3 She was born on January 8, 1880 at McDowell Co., West Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Mar 7, 1880.2,3,5 She married Rev. Ernest Wilton Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on August 10, 1904 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.2 As of August 10, 1904,her married name was Conner.2 Addnia Jane "Addie" Foley died on April 6, 1985 at Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona, at age 105.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 116, District 140, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 150, District 9, Jefferson, Lincoln Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 71, District 8, Jefferson, Lincoln Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 49, District 22-8, Jefferson, Lincoln Co., West Virginia9

Family

Rev. Ernest Wilton Conner b. May 25, 1882, d. July 23, 1969
Marriage*Addnia Jane "Addie" Foley married Rev. Ernest Wilton Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on August 10, 1904 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1107] Ancestry DM Neely-Reip, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2316668&id=I907
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Conner-Foley marriage record.
  3. [S2000] Peter C. Conner-Estrada, "Ernest Wilton Conner."
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Woodrow W. Conner obituary in the Apr 28, 2011 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S1414] Arizona Republic, From the Ernest W. Conner obituary in the Jul 25, 1969 edition.
  11. [S864] Pam Unknown, "Thrash/Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 19, 2001.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Conner-Price marriage record.

Hazel Webster Simpson1,2,3

F, b. December 5, 1911
FatherRalph Calvin Simpson1,2,3 b. April 27, 1888, d. May 15, 1959
MotherMabel Clara Deeds1,2,3 b. 1891, d. 1974
     Hazel Webster Simpson was born on December 5, 1911 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 As of circa 1927,her married name was Sparks.4 She married Clyde Harrison Sparks circa 1927.4 Hazel Webster Simpson and Clyde Harrison Sparks were divorced before July, 1941.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 43, District 30, Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky4
1940Dwelling 12, District 10-21, Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky6

Family

Clyde Harrison Sparks b. September 24, 1907, d. January 31, 1978
Marriage*Hazel Webster Simpson married Clyde Harrison Sparks circa 1927.4 
Divorce* Hazel Webster Simpson and Clyde Harrison Sparks were divorced before July, 1941.5 

Citations

  1. [S105] Carie Dixon, "Hancock Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 16, 2003.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ursel (Charles Michael) Dixon Jr.1,2,3

M, b. May 15, 1914, d. January 22, 1960
     Ursel (Charles Michael) Dixon Jr. was buried at Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum, 3801 13th Street, Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky.2,3 He Ursel changed his name to Charles Michael Dixon.1 He married Theresa V. Simpson, daughter of Ralph Calvin Simpson and Mabel Clara Deeds.1,4 Ursel (Charles Michael) Dixon Jr. was born on May 15, 1914 at Jenkins, Letcher Co., Kentucky.3 He died on January 22, 1960 at Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky, at age 45.5,3

Family

Theresa V. Simpson b. August 24, 1915, d. May 13, 1976
Marriage*He married Theresa V. Simpson, daughter of Ralph Calvin Simpson and Mabel Clara Deeds.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S105] Carie Dixon, "Hancock Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 16, 2003.
  2. [S4663] Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum, Boyd Co., KY, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S1590] Entucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1964.
  4. [S1325] Daily Independent, The, From the Thomas E. Dixon obituary in the Aug 9, 2016 edition.
  5. [S1324] Health Data Branch, Divisision of Epidemiology and Health Planning Commonwealth of Kentucky, Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Susie Mae Pigg1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. March 28, 1908, d. November 27, 1995
FatherElihu Levi Pigg1,2,3,4,7 b. February 9, 1878, d. January 9, 1943
MotherLena Gillenwater1,2,4 b. July 1, 1889, d. November 9, 1919
     Susie Mae Pigg was buried at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8 Her Social Security Number was 232-38-0032.9 She and Richard William Motley were divorced. Susie Mae Pigg was born on March 28, 1908 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,8,9 As of February 16, 1927,her married name was Tilley.5 She married John A. Tilley on February 16, 1927 at Princewick, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5 As of November 26, 1932,her married name was Motley.10 Susie Mae Pigg married Richard William Motley on November 26, 1932 at Princewick, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,10 As of 1948,her married name was Burgess.11 Susie Mae Pigg married Chetty Lee Burgess in 1948.11 As of 1961,her married name was Aldrich.7 Susie Mae Pigg married Walter Eugene Aldrich in 1961.7 Susie Mae Pigg died on November 27, 1995 at Maryland at age 87.8,9

Census Records

1910Dwelling 246, District 143, Thomas, Mercer Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 155, District 102, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 689, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia12
1940Dwelling 312, District 41-40B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia13

Family 1

John A. Tilley b. October 29, 1895, d. April 7, 1967
Marriage*Susie Mae Pigg married John A. Tilley on February 16, 1927 at Princewick, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Richard William Motley b. September 9, 1900, d. January 6, 1974
Divorce*Susie Mae Pigg and Richard William Motley were divorced. 
Marriage* Susie Mae Pigg married Richard William Motley on November 26, 1932 at Princewick, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,10 
Children

Family 3

Chetty Lee Burgess b. December 20, 1902
Marriage*Susie Mae Pigg married Chetty Lee Burgess in 1948.11 

Family 4

Walter Eugene Aldrich b. December 25, 1896, d. October, 1970
Marriage*Susie Mae Pigg married Walter Eugene Aldrich in 1961.7 

Citations

  1. [S107] Richard Motley, "Pigg Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 11, 2003.
  2. [S611] Richard Motley (greatgrandson of Elihu Pigg & Lena Gillenwater), Pigg, and Motley Gillenwater in "Gillenwalter(s) / Pigg," listserve message Jul 15, 2003.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tilley-Pigg marriage record.
  6. [S1749] Dayton Daily News, From the Arlie Richard Motley obituary in the Feb 6, 2015 edition.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Talmadge C. Pigg obituary in the Jun 4, 1974 edition.
  8. [S8184] Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Fayette Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Motley-Tilley marriage record.
  11. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Cletis Pigg obituary in the Jan 19, 1959 edition.
  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. [S1323] Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ball-Tilley marriage record.
  18. [S1571] Corpus Chrsti Caller-Times, From the Louise E. Douglas obituary in the Feb 3, 2018 edition.
  19. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  20. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Adkins-Motley marriage record.
  22. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the infant Motley death certificate.