Gorman Euel Harrell1,2,3

M, b. July 15, 1927, d. December 6, 2010
     Gorman Euel Harrell Mr. Gorman Euel Harrell, age 83 of Meadows of Dan, passed away Monday, December 6, 2010 at his home. He was born in Carroll County on July 15, 1927 to the late Jesse and Alva Stanley Harrell. In addition to his parents, Mr. Harrell was preceded in death by a son, Keith Samuel Harrell; an uncle and aunt, Dorsie and Clara Stanley Harrell, and a sister, Norma Cassell. He was a member of Meadows of Dan Baptist Church, and had been a farmer. Mr. Harrell is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet Poff Harrell of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Ronnie Thomas of Meadows of Dan, Susan and Mike Hill of Stuart, Sharon and David Kimble of Laurel Fork, and Terri Anne and Jeff Hylton of Lawsonville, North Carolina; one son and daughter-in-law, Lester Gorman and Anita Harrell of Patrick Springs; ten grandchildren, Amy Harrell, Heidi Foster and husband, Chad, Kristina Delp and husband, David, Jennifer Johnson and husband, Billy, Heather Hill, Seth Harrell, Bremen Harrell, Amber Harrell, Lillian Harrell and Carl Hylton; four great-grandchildren, Trey Delp, Kayleigh Johnson, William Delp and MaKinleigh Johnson; six brothers and sisters, Armand Harrell and wife, Ruby of Ridgeway, Evelie Agee of Meadows of Dan, Reva Sue Lucas and husband, Charles, of Galax, Velda Agee and husband Coan of Keysville, Mahlon Harrell and wife, Carol Ann, of Meadows of Dan, and Bill Harrell and wife, Jerri, of Martinsville; one brother-in-law, Donnie Cassell of Meadows of Dan; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Harrell will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Meadows of Dan Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Shockley and Rev. Coan Agee officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Meadows of Dan Baptist Church. If desired, memorials may be made to Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Fellowship Hall Building Fund, 2511 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan, Virginia 24120. Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is in charge of the arrangements.3 He was buried at Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery, 2511 Jeb Highway, Meadows of Dan, Patrick Co., Virginia.3 He was born on July 15, 1927 at Carroll Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Eula Janet Poff, daughter of Brieman Lester "Bremen" Poff and Edna Marie Hylton, on August 2, 1958 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Gorman Euel Harrell died on December 6, 2010 at Meadows of Dan, Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 83.4,3

Occupation

1958Restaurant operator1

Family

Eula Janet Poff
Marriage*Gorman Euel Harrell married Eula Janet Poff, daughter of Brieman Lester "Bremen" Poff and Edna Marie Hylton, on August 2, 1958 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S4284] Maberry Funeral Home, Inc., online http://www.maberryfuneralhome.com, From the Edna Marie Hylton Poff obituary.
  3. [S3456] Moody Funeral Services, online http://www.moodyfuneralservices.com, From the Gorman Euel Harrell obituary.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Joseph Y. Jett1,2

M, b. circa 1864, d. before June 2, 1900
FatherJoseph Thornton Jett3,1,2 b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
MotherEliza A. Gray1,2 b. March 30, 1836, d. May 28, 1878
     Joseph Y. Jett was born circa 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Olive E. Evans, daughter of Edward H. "Edwin" Evans and Margaret J. "Mary" Unknown, on December 26, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Joseph Y. Jett died before June 2, 1900; His wife Olive was enumerated as a widow in the 1900 Census.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 460, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 23, District 28, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1888Merchant1

Family

Olive E. Evans b. circa 1864
Marriage*Joseph Y. Jett married Olive E. Evans, daughter of Edward H. "Edwin" Evans and Margaret J. "Mary" Unknown, on December 26, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Cleopatra Albertine "Pattie" Jett1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. October 10, 1867, d. June 26, 1939
FatherJoseph Thornton Jett7,2,3,5 b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
MotherEliza A. Gray2,3,5 b. March 30, 1836, d. May 28, 1878
     Cleopatra Albertine "Pattie" Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,4,5 She was born on October 10, 1867 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,5 She married Henry Jahile Ridinger, son of Amos Ridinger and Margaret Graham, on April 29, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,5 As of April 29, 1891,her married name was Ridinger. Cleopatra Albertine "Pattie" Jett died on June 26, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 71.8,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 460, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 23, District 28, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 83, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 94, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 33, District 91, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 71, District 5, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Henry Jahile Ridinger b. October 14, 1859, d. March 22, 1941
Marriage*Cleopatra Albertine "Pattie" Jett married Henry Jahile Ridinger, son of Amos Ridinger and Margaret Graham, on April 29, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1624] Floyd Co., VA Obit Index, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/obit_index.html, From the Henry J. Ridinger obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Ridinger Tolbert obituary in the Jun 27, 2002 edition.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Claude S. Ridinger death certificate.

Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett1,2,3

F, b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
FatherJoseph Thornton Jett4,1,2 b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
MotherEliza A. Gray1,2 b. March 30, 1836, d. May 28, 1878
     Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born in February, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 She married Claude Purcell Stephens, son of Andrew Stephens and Maria Unknown, on December 24, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 As of December 24, 1879,her married name was Stephens. Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett died on March 6, 1936 at age 75.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 460, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 23, District 28, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 60, District 32, Highland Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Claude Purcell Stephens b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
Marriage*Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett married Claude Purcell Stephens, son of Andrew Stephens and Maria Unknown, on December 24, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Claude Purcell Stephens1,2,3

M, b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
FatherAndrew Stephens3 b. August 14, 1823, d. October 6, 1889
MotherMaria Unknown3 d. January 7, 1867
     Claude Purcell Stephens was born in December, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 He married Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett, daughter of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, on December 24, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Claude Purcell Stephens died on May 5, 1908 at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 52.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 23, District 28, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1879Salesman3
1880Merchant1
1900Saddler4

Family

Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
Marriage*Claude Purcell Stephens married Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett, daughter of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, on December 24, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3630] Jacksonville Burial Ground, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Pendleton1,2

F, b. March 30, 1853, d. April 4, 1889
     Elizabeth "Lizzie" Pendleton was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on March 30, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She married Joseph Thornton Jett on August 26, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of August 26, 1880,her married name was Jett. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Pendleton died on April 4, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 36.3,4

Family

Joseph Thornton Jett b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
Marriage*She married Joseph Thornton Jett on August 26, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.

Purcell G. Stephens1,2

M, b. October, 1880
FatherClaude Purcell Stephens1 b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett1 b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
     Purcell G. Stephens was born in October, 1880 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1900Day laborer2

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Harry Lenwood/Lynwood Stephens1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 29, 1882
FatherClaude Purcell Stephens1,5 b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett1,5 b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
     His Social Security Number was 233-09-5810.6 Harry Lenwood/Lynwood Stephens was born on October 29, 1882 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4,5,6 He married Mary Dickerson circa 1908.7

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 141, District 122, Ward 2, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 126, District 76, Ward 1, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 249, District 35, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 140, District 28-3, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1900Teamster2
1910Daily paper printer7
1920Newspaper circulation manager8
1930Newspaper printer9
1940Telegraph office printer10

Family

Mary Dickerson b. September 10, 1879
Marriage*Harry Lenwood/Lynwood Stephens married Mary Dickerson circa 1908.7 
Children
  • Harry Lenwood Stephens Jr.7,8
  • Frances Stephens8,9,10

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  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.

Clyde Annie Stephens1,2,3,4

F, b. August 31, 1887, d. June 11, 1949
FatherClaude Purcell Stephens1,3,4 b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett1,5,3,4 b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
     Clyde Annie Stephens was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on August 31, 1887 at Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has an impossible birth year of 1886.3,4 As of circa 1908,her married name was Thompson.6 She married Frederick J. "Fred" Thompson circa 1908.3,6 Clyde Annie Stephens died on June 11, 1949 at Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 171, District 113, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia6
1920Dwelling 60, District 32, Highland Ward 2, Roanoke, VirginiaAnnie was enumerated as a widow with her daughter in the household of her mother Annie5
1930Dwelling 42, District 566, Manhattan, New York Co., New York7
1940Dwelling 141, District 41-1157, New York, Queens Co., New York8

Occupation

1920Private family nurse5
1930Nurse7
1940Doctors office technician8

Family

Frederick J. "Fred" Thompson b. circa 1877, d. before January 5, 1920
Marriage*Clyde Annie Stephens married Frederick J. "Fred" Thompson circa 1908.3,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Joseph Randolph Stephens1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 11, 1886, d. June 3, 1960
FatherClaude Purcell Stephens1,3 b. December, 1855, d. May 5, 1908
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Jett1,3 b. February, 1861, d. March 6, 1936
     Joseph Randolph Stephens was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 His Social Security Number was 719-03-7430.5 He was born on May 11, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7,3,4,5,6 He married Cora Gertrude Hale circa 1912.8,3 Joseph Randolph Stephens died on June 3, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 74.3,4,5

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 9, District 13, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 277, District 34, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 68, District 119-39, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1930Construction electrical worker8
1940Railroad signal helper9

Family

Cora Gertrude Hale b. December 6, 1878, d. January 14, 1980
Marriage*Joseph Randolph Stephens married Cora Gertrude Hale circa 1912.8,3 

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Elmer Albert Keith1,2,3

M, b. circa 1930, d. July 4, 2012
FatherKerry Albert Keith1,4 b. October 13, 1906, d. March 17, 1991
MotherBula L. King1,4 b. June 16, 1911, d. September 1, 1999
     Elmer Albert Keith was buried at Topeco Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born circa 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Delphina Faye Alderman, daughter of Benjamin Cury Alderman and Mary Ann Poff, on August 26, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 Elmer Albert Keith died on July 4, 2012 at Virginia.3 He Elmer Albert Keith, 82, of Floyd, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Mr. Keith was preceded in death by his wife, Delphina Keith; and one brother, Mike Keith. He is survived by three children and spouse, Howard Keith, Larry and Susan Keith, and Lisa Keith; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sisters and brother, Iva Tolbert, Edna Weddle, Shirley Duncan, Peggy Bishop and James Keith. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Ralph Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Topeco Cemetery with Military Rites by VFW #7854 and American Legion #127. Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2012, where the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Arrangements by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. on July 6, 2012.3

Occupation

1950Farmer1

Family

Delphina Faye Alderman b. October 24, 1932, d. December 8, 2005
Marriage*Elmer Albert Keith married Delphina Faye Alderman, daughter of Benjamin Cury Alderman and Mary Ann Poff, on August 26, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children
  • Howard Keith5,3
  • Lisa Keith5,3
  • Larry Douglas Keith5,2,3

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 69-75.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elmer Albert Keith obituary in the Jul 6, 2012 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kerry Albert Keith obituary in the Mar 19, 1991 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delphina Faye Keith obituary in the Dec 10, 2005 edition.

Alma Lee Jones1

F, b. circa 1898
FatherJacob B. Lawrence1
MotherAlice Jones2,3
     Alma Lee Jones was born circa 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,5,3 She married George Kyle Anderson in 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 As of 1922,her married name was Anderson. As of September 7, 1929,her married name was Kingrea.1 Alma Lee Jones married Hosea Lewis Kingrea, son of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Kingrea and Martha Annie Dickerson, on September 7, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Alma was widowed and previously married to a Mr. Anderson.1 Alma Lee Jones married Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Link, son of David Wesley Link and Lucy Mary Conner, on January 12, 1967 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,6 As of January 12, 1967,her married name was Link.

Census Records

1930Dwelling 144, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 28, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family 1

George Kyle Anderson
Marriage*Alma Lee Jones married George Kyle Anderson in 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Hosea Lewis Kingrea b. August 24, 1885, d. 1949
Marriage*Alma Lee Jones married Hosea Lewis Kingrea, son of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Kingrea and Martha Annie Dickerson, on September 7, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Alma was widowed and previously married to a Mr. Anderson.1 
Children

Family 3

Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Link b. April 20, 1904, d. December 9, 1978
Marriage*Alma Lee Jones married Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Link, son of David Wesley Link and Lucy Mary Conner, on January 12, 1967 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,6 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S713] Teresa Davis, "Conner-Link Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 1922.
  3. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Ted Roosevelt Link.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hosea Ray Kingrea obituary in the Aug 24, 1992 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Howard Kingrea obituary in the Nov 13, 2013 edition.

Nancy E. King1,2

F, b. circa 1840
FatherJacob O. King1,2 b. circa 1816
MotherMary "Polly" Mills2,1 b. circa 1818, d. before April 13, 1884
     Nancy E. King was born circa 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Hosea Kingrea, son of Abraham Kingrea and Sarah "Sally" Sullender, on March 18, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of March 18, 1866,her married name was Kingrea.

Census Records

1870Dwelling 204, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 33, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Hosea Kingrea b. circa 1832, d. October 20, 1894
Marriage*Nancy E. King married Hosea Kingrea, son of Abraham Kingrea and Sarah "Sally" Sullender, on March 18, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Ella Virginia Light1,2,3,4

F, b. February 26, 1901, d. January 4, 1994
FatherJohn Van Buren Light1,2,3 b. August 9, 1873, d. November 13, 1937
MotherSusan June "Susie" Conner1,2,3 b. April 14, 1877, d. January 19, 1954
     Ella Virginia Light was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 224-09-1350.5 She was born on February 26, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 As of August 18, 1929,her married name was Hoal.6 She married Alfred Hoal on August 18, 1929 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.6 Ella Virginia Light and Alfred Hoal were divorced on December 10, 1937 at Virginia.6 As of June 17, 1938,her married name was Sawyers.3 Ella Virginia Light married Cloyd Neal Sawyers on June 17, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 Ella Virginia Light died on January 4, 1994 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 92.7,4,5 She SAWYERS, Ella Light, 92, of Roanoke, died Tuesday, January 4, 1994. She was the widow of Cloyd M. Sawyers and was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. Surviving are a daughter, Louise M. Dunn; two grandchildren, Mickey Cooper and Patricia Kroeker, all of California; several great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Mary Richards, Rocky Mount and Lucy Busick, Arkansas; a stepdaughter-in-law, Mary Sawyers, Roanoke. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 3 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Troy B. Webb officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on January 5, 1994.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 158, District 123, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia2
1920Dwelling 61, District 41, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 461, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 141, District 119-12, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1930Laundry washer8

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Alfred Hoal b. circa 1908
Marriage*Ella Virginia Light married Alfred Hoal on August 18, 1929 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.6 
Divorce* Ella Virginia Light and Alfred Hoal were divorced on December 10, 1937 at Virginia.6 

Family 3

Cloyd Neal Sawyers b. June 22, 1886, d. July 16, 1961
Marriage*Ella Virginia Light married Cloyd Neal Sawyers on June 17, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ella Light Sawyers obituary in the Jan 5, 1994 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. October 14, 1906, d. October 23, 1986
FatherJohn Van Buren Light1,3 b. August 9, 1873, d. November 13, 1937
MotherSusan June "Susie" Conner1,3 b. April 14, 1877, d. January 19, 1954
     Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr. was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.5,4 His Social Security Number was 226-01-0943.6 He married Viola May Clark.7,4,8 Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr. was born on October 14, 1906 at Virginia.1,6,4 He died on October 23, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 80.6,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 158, District 123, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1920Dwelling 61, District 41, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 92, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 82, District 119-13, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1930Gas filling station manager7
1940Auto parts salesman8

Family

Viola May Clark b. June 12, 1909, d. June 8, 1995
Marriage*Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr. married Viola May Clark.7,4,8 
Child
  • Clarence Oakey "Chuck" Light Jr.2,8,9

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Clark Light obituary in the Jun 10, 1995 edition.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Alfred Hoal1

M, b. circa 1908
     Alfred Hoal was born circa 1908 at Virginia.1 He married Ella Virginia Light, daughter of John Van Buren Light and Susan June "Susie" Conner, on August 18, 1929 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 Alfred Hoal and Ella Virginia Light were divorced on December 10, 1937 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 461, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia1

Occupation

1930Laundry washer1

Family

Ella Virginia Light b. February 26, 1901, d. January 4, 1994
Marriage*Alfred Hoal married Ella Virginia Light, daughter of John Van Buren Light and Susan June "Susie" Conner, on August 18, 1929 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 
Divorce* Alfred Hoal and Ella Virginia Light were divorced on December 10, 1937 at Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Viola May Clark1

F, b. June 12, 1909, d. June 8, 1995
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-2667.2 Viola May Clark was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 She married Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr., son of John Van Buren Light and Susan June "Susie" Conner.1,5,6 Her married name was Light. Viola May Clark was born on June 12, 1909 at Virginia.1,2 She died on June 8, 1995 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.3 She LIGHT, Viola Clark, 85, of Roanoke, died Thursday, June 8, 1995, at Richfield Nursing Center. She was the widow of Clarence O. "Hickey" Light Sr., and a member of First Baptist Church. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, C. O. "Chuck" and Sadie L. Light, Fairfax; grandchildren, Clarence O. Light III., Springfield, Deanne F. Light, Clifton. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 12, 1995, with the Rev. Allie J. McNider officiating. Interment will follow in Fair View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. on June 10, 1995.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 82, District 119-13, Roanoke, Virginia6

Family

Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr. b. October 14, 1906, d. October 23, 1986
Marriage*Viola May Clark married Clarence Oakey "Hickey" Light Sr., son of John Van Buren Light and Susan June "Susie" Conner.1,5,6 
Child
  • Clarence Oakey "Chuck" Light Jr.3,6,7

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Clark Light obituary in the Jun 10, 1995 edition.
  4. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Fannie Hazel Light1,2

F, b. March 30, 1924, d. March 28, 2005
FatherIsaac Albert Light1,3,4,5,6 b. April 28, 1897, d. February 8, 1971
MotherLuemma Mae Ferris1,3,4,5,6 b. May 14, 1896, d. June 5, 1981
     Her Social Security Number was 224-20-0854.7 Fannie Hazel Light was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 30, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 As of March 27, 1946,her married name was Spradlin.2 She married Wilson Lafayette Spradlin on March 27, 1946 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 As of circa 2000,her married name was Hamil.8 Fannie Hazel Light married Basil Arthur Hamil circa 2000.8 Fannie Hazel Light died on March 28, 2005 at Virginia at age 80.3,7 She Fannie Light Spradlin Hamil, 80, of Blacksburg, formerly Fannie Light Spradlin of Salem, went to her home with Jesus Monday, March 28, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Albert and Luemma Mae Light and her husband of 49 years, Wilson L. Spradlin. Survivors include her son, Jim L. Spradlin and wife, Thelma of Christiansburg; her daughter, Nancy Huffman and husband, Barry of Christiansburg; brothers, Archie Light of Christiansburg; Ray Light of Salem; sister, Bonnie Hinkley of Christiansburg; grandchildren, Lisa H. Altizer of Christiansburg, Jeffrey Huffman of Christiansburg; Jimmie Spradlin, Jr. of Pennsylvania, Jammie Spradlin, Joshua Spradlin of Roanoke, Eddie Osborn, Janice Wade Meeks, Melissa Nedoszytko; and 14 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday evening at the Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Cambria Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Jerry Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. The Hamil Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by visiting hornefuneralservice.com. on March 31, 2005.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 30, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 7, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Wilson Lafayette Spradlin b. May 11, 1918, d. July 2, 1992
Marriage*Fannie Hazel Light married Wilson Lafayette Spradlin on March 27, 1946 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Family 2

Basil Arthur Hamil b. January 12, 1917, d. June 2, 2002
Marriage*Fannie Hazel Light married Basil Arthur Hamil circa 2000.8 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fannie Light Spradlin Hamil obituary in the Mar 31, 2005 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie L. Hinkley obituary in the Oct 7, 2011 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Archie Howard Light obituary in the Nov 19, 2014 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Basil Arthur Hamil obituary in the Jun 5, 2002 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilson Lafayette Spradlin obituary in the Jul 3, 1992 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jimmie Lee Spradlin obituiary in the May 20, 2009 edition.

Chester L. Light1,2,3,4

M, b. September 5, 1925, d. January 24, 1945
FatherIsaac Albert Light1,5,6,7 b. April 28, 1897, d. February 8, 1971
MotherLuemma Mae Ferris1,4,5,6,7 b. May 14, 1896, d. June 5, 1981
     Chester L. Light was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "VA Pfc 7 Armd Inf Bn WWII."3 He married Capitola Ratcliff.8 Chester L. Light was born on September 5, 1925 at Virginia.1,3 He died on January 24, 1945 at age 19.2,3 He In Loving Memory of Chester L. LIGHT In remembrance of our brother, Chester L. Light, who was killed in action 59 years ago on this date. Pvt. Light entered the military in March 1944 and was sent overseas in November of that same year where he served in the 3rd Infantry Division of the Army. He was killed serving his country in World War II on January 24, 1945. He was resident of Christiansburg, Va. The many years since his death has not lessened the loss felt by his family which includes two sisters, Fannie Spradlin Hamil of Blacksburg and Bonnie Hinkley of Christiansburg, and two brothers, Archie Light of Christiansburg and Ray Light of Salem. on January 24, 2004.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 30, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 7, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Capitola Ratcliff b. September 3, 1928, d. May 21, 1976
Marriage*Chester L. Light married Capitola Ratcliff.8 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Chester L. Light memorium in the Jan 24, 2004 edition.
  3. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  4. [S672] New River Notes - Virginia World War II Deaths, online http://www.ls.net/~newriver/va/wwii.htm
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie L. Hinkley obituary in the Oct 7, 2011 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Archie Howard Light obituary in the Nov 19, 2014 edition.
  8. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

Archie Howard Light1,2,3

M, b. January 30, 1928, d. November 17, 2014
FatherIsaac Albert Light1,4,2,5,6,3 b. April 28, 1897, d. February 8, 1971
MotherLuemma Mae Ferris1,4,2,5,6,3 b. May 14, 1896, d. June 5, 1981
     Archie Howard Light was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He married Joyce Unknown.5,7,3 Archie Howard Light was born on January 30, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8 He married Capitola Ratcliff on February 9, 1946 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,2 Archie Howard Light died on November 17, 2014 at Virginia at age 86.3 He Archie Howard Light, 86, of Christiansburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 17, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Leumma Ferris Light; his first wife, Capitola Light; son, Billy Light; sisters, Fannie Spradlin and Bonnie Hinkley; and brother, Chester Light. Archie is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Light; children, Joyce Harris and husband, Winfred, David Light and wife, Terry, and James Farley and wife, Joyce; step-son, Jackie Akers and wife, Ellen; grandchildren, Teresa Patrick and husband, Mark, Randy Harris and wife, Roberta, Kenny Light and wife, Michelle, and Justin Farley and wife, Deb; step-granddaughter, Tracy Barley and husband, Jason; great-grandchildren, Ashley and Stephen Patrick, Madison, Katelyn, and Riley Farley; step-great-grandchildren, Camden Mielnicki, Kane Whitlock, and Brooke Whitlock; brother, Ray Light and wife, Frances, of Salem; as well as nieces and nephews. Archie was a faithful member of Open Door Baptist Church for over 30 years. He loved the Lord, his animals, and playing his accordion. Archie always had a smile on his face and was a wonderful, kind and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at Open Door Baptist Church, 3995 Roanoke Road, Christiansburg, with Pastor Michael J. Johnston and Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg. on November 19, 2014.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 30, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 7, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Joyce Unknown
Marriage*Archie Howard Light married Joyce Unknown.5,7,3 

Family 2

Capitola Ratcliff b. September 3, 1928, d. May 21, 1976
Marriage*Archie Howard Light married Capitola Ratcliff on February 9, 1946 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Archie Howard Light obituary in the Nov 19, 2014 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fannie Light Spradlin Hamil obituary in the Mar 31, 2005 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie L. Hinkley obituary in the Oct 7, 2011 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Billy Howard Light obituary in the Jan 19, 2012 edition.
  8. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  9. [S972] Terry Light, "Chester Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 12, 2005.