Texas Elizabeth Compton1

F, b. circa 1888, d. December 13, 1983
     Texas Elizabeth Compton married Cassa Blanca "Cassie" Moran, son of James Fleming Moran and Mary Elizabeth Walters. Her married name was Moran.1 Texas Elizabeth Compton was born circa 1888.2 She died on December 13, 1983.2

Family

Cassa Blanca "Cassie" Moran b. September 3, 1893
Marriage*She married Cassa Blanca "Cassie" Moran, son of James Fleming Moran and Mary Elizabeth Walters
Child

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Record # 97-43.
  2. [S1640] Jack Spangler, Index of Obituary and Death Notices Appearing in the Floyd Press 1973-1999.

Ella Mae Goode1,2

F, b. November 22, 1893, d. August 19, 1985
     Ella Mae Goode was buried at Woolwine Cemetery, Woolwine, Patrick Co., Virginia.2 Her married name was Conner. She married Samuel Howard Conner.2 Ella Mae Goode was born on November 22, 1893 at Virginia.2 She died on August 19, 1985 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 91.2

Family

Samuel Howard Conner
Marriage*She married Samuel Howard Conner.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Record # 97-09.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S1518] Enterprise, The, From the Geraldine Conner Boyd Mullens obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.

Ruby Bell King1,2,3,4

F, b. October 20, 1930, d. October 20, 2013
FatherPosey Curtis King1,5 b. September 18, 1903, d. December 1, 1995
MotherElizabeth Isabell "Susie" Stuart1,5
     Ruby Bell King was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on October 20, 1930 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4 As of January 28, 1949,her married name was Beckner.6 She married Aubrey Cleaters Beckner on January 28, 1949 at Caswell Co., North Carolina.1,6,5,7,3 Ruby Bell King died on October 20, 2013 at Virginia at age 83.5 She Ruby B. Beckner, 83, of Copper Hill, passed away on her birthday on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Ruby spent her entire life in the Copper Hill community and is fondly remembered as a talented seamstress and quilter and as a wonderful cook. Ruby loved all of her animals, especially raising cattle. She retired from Pannill Knitting when she was 56. She was preceded in death by her parents, Posey and Susie King, and her stepmother, Blanche King, who had helped raise her from an early age. Ruby is survived by her husband of 64 years, Aubrey C. Beckner; two daughters, Shirley Jones and Charlotte Crouch and her husband, David; and a son, Mark Beckner and his wife, Darlene. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Monica, Travis, Rodger, Amanda, Holly, Misty, Rory, Madison, and Grayson; one great-grandson, Zachary; and a sister, Ida Bolt and her husband, Odell. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with Pastor Marty Moyer officiating. Interment will follow in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on October 22, 2013.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 207, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family

Aubrey Cleaters Beckner b. May 15, 1929, d. March 27, 2018
Marriage*Ruby Bell King married Aubrey Cleaters Beckner on January 28, 1949 at Caswell Co., North Carolina.1,6,5,7,3 
Children
  • Shirley Susanne Beckner6,5,7
  • Charlotte Marie Beckner2,6,5,7
  • Mark Edward Beckner6,5,7,9

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Posey Curtis King obituary in the Dec 3, 1995 edition.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby B. Beckner obituary in the Oct 22, 2013 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beckner 50th anniversary announcement in the Feb 14, 1999 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aubrey C. Beckner obituary in the Mar 29, 2018 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Aubrey Cleaters Beckner1,2,3,4

M, b. May 15, 1929, d. March 27, 2018
     Aubrey Cleaters Beckner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on May 15, 1929 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 He married Ruby Bell King, daughter of Posey Curtis King and Elizabeth Isabell "Susie" Stuart, on January 28, 1949 at Caswell Co., North Carolina.1,6,7,3,4 Aubrey Cleaters Beckner died on March 27, 2018 at Virginia at age 88.3 He Aubrey C. (A.B.) Beckner, 88, of Copper Hill, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Ruby King Beckner; his parents, Henry (Ted) Beckner and Ola May Beckner; his brother, Houston; and sisters, Louise and Dorothy. A.B. was a United States Navy Veteran and a 52-year member of Floyd Masonic Lodge #329 A.F. & A.M. He is survived by his children, Shirley Jones, Charlotte Crouch (David), and Mark (Darlene) Beckner; his grandchildren, Monica Puckette, Travis Neighbors, Rodger Conner, Amanda Conner, Holley Beckner, Misty Beckner, Rory Ann Jones, Madison Jones and Grayson Jones; one great-grandchild, Zachary Puckette; his brother, George Beckner; and his sister, Clara Gould. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Wesley Agee officiating. Interment with Military Honors and Masonic Rites will follow in Rest Vale Cemetery, Floyd County. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Ave. on March 29, 2018.3

Family

Ruby Bell King b. October 20, 1930, d. October 20, 2013
Marriage*He married Ruby Bell King, daughter of Posey Curtis King and Elizabeth Isabell "Susie" Stuart, on January 28, 1949 at Caswell Co., North Carolina.1,6,7,3,4 
Children
  • Shirley Susanne Beckner6,7,3
  • Charlotte Marie Beckner2,6,7,3
  • Mark Edward Beckner6,7,3,8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Posey Curtis King obituary in the Dec 3, 1995 edition.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aubrey C. Beckner obituary in the Mar 29, 2018 edition.
  4. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beckner 50th anniversary announcement in the Feb 14, 1999 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby B. Beckner obituary in the Oct 22, 2013 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Betty Kay Osborne1,2

F, b. March 4, 1943, d. April 14, 1975
     Betty Kay Osborne married Reginald Douglas Conner.2 Betty Kay Osborne was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 Her married name was Conner.1 She was born on March 4, 1943 at Blair, Logan Co., West Virginia.2 She died on April 14, 1975 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 32; Comitted suicide by gunshot.2

Family

Reginald Douglas Conner
Marriage*She married Reginald Douglas Conner.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Terry Allen Conner obituary in the Jun 13, 2004 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Dennis Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. February 12, 1895, d. July 15, 1969
FatherWilliam Isaac Poff1,5 b. March 15, 1872, d. December 15, 1931
MotherStella Florence Reed1,5 b. July 12, 1877, d. January 1, 1951
     William Dennis Poff was buried at Barnhardt Cemetery, 1033 Brittle Street, Goodview, Bedford Co., Virginia.6,5 He was born on February 12, 1895 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,6,5 He married Elver Jeanette Johnson on August 4, 1920 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.5,7 William Dennis Poff died on July 15, 1969 at Falls Church, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 74.6,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 123, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 84, District 47, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 609, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 47, District 81-6, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Farm laborer2
1930Railroad company hostler8
1940Steam railway hostler9

Family

Elver Jeanette Johnson b. August 1, 1897, d. July 12, 1971
Marriage*William Dennis Poff married Elver Jeanette Johnson on August 4, 1920 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.5,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alfred L. Poff obituary in the Feb 21, 2000 edition.
  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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S594] Mrs. Pauline Noell, Barnhardt Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA.
  7. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ardith M. Chittum obituary in the May 16, 2008 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elizabeth Girton1,2,3

F, b. 1833
     Elizabeth Girton was born in 1833 at Brown Co., Ohio.1,2 As of September 13, 1855,her married name was Poff.3 She married William P. Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on September 13, 1855 at Clay Co., Indiana.1,2,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 211, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana4
1870Dwelling 618, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana5
1880Dwelling 118, District 140, Council Grove City, Morris Co., Kansas6

Family

William P. Poff b. circa 1833
Marriage*Elizabeth Girton married William P. Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on September 13, 1855 at Clay Co., Indiana.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1310] Melva M. Girton Sloan, "Elizabeth Girton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2006.
  2. [S1303] Reynolds, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1787309&id=I85042841
  3. [S1380] Melva M. (Girton) Sloan, "Descendants of William Girton (1740-1813)."
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2319] Girton Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=85134&GRid=6909721&CRid=85134&

George Thomas Poff1,2,3

M, b. circa December, 1859, d. October 12, 1933
FatherWilliam P. Poff4,5,6 b. circa 1833
MotherElizabeth Girton4,5,6 b. 1833
     George Thomas Poff was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Council Grove, Morris Co., Kansas.7 He was born circa December, 1859 at Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana.4 He married Julia F. Waterbury circa 1881.8 George Thomas Poff and Julia F. Waterbury were divorced before March 14, 1920.2 George Thomas Poff died on October 12, 1933.7

Census Records

1860Dwelling 211, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana4
1870Dwelling 618, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana5
1880Dwelling 118, District 140, Council Grove City, Morris Co., Kansas6
1900Dwelling 62, District 102, Elm Creek, Morris Co., Kansas8
1910Dwelling 100, District 83, Elm Creek, Morris Co., Kansas1
1920Dwelling 203, District 91, Elm Creek, Morris Co., Kansas2
1930Dwelling 90, District 9, Elm Creek, Morris Co., Kansas9

Occupation

1880Laborer6
1900Farmer8
1910Farmer1
1920Farmer2
1930Farmer9

Family

Julia F. Waterbury b. January 16, 1865, d. March 18, 1941
Marriage*George Thomas Poff married Julia F. Waterbury circa 1881.8 
Divorce* George Thomas Poff and Julia F. Waterbury were divorced before March 14, 1920.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1302] WDWright, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2225952&id=I119180152
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S4213] Greenwood Cemetery, Morris Co., KS, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Sophia Elliott1

F, b. 1837, d. January 16, 1892
     Sophia Elliott was buried at Lower Boone Cemetery, Reelsville, Putnam Co., Indiana.2,3 She was born in 1837 at Indiana.4,2,3 As of September 12, 1861,her married name was Poff.1 She married Peter Jackson Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on September 12, 1861 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 Sophia Elliott died on January 16, 1892.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 318, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana4
1880Dwelling 58, District 224, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana5

Family

Peter Jackson Poff b. November 26, 1836, d. September 21, 1921
Marriage*Sophia Elliott married Peter Jackson Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on September 12, 1861 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S404] Grace Cohn & Martha Williams, Lower Boone Cemetery, Clay Co., IN.
  3. [S2292] Lower Boone Cemetery, Putnam Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=401&GRid=20635999&CRid=592086&df=all&
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1380] Melva M. (Girton) Sloan, "Descendants of William Girton (1740-1813)."
  7. [S2319] Girton Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=85134&GRid=6909721&CRid=85134&

Margaret Girton1,2

F, b. December 12, 1844, d. May 8, 1924
     Margaret Girton was buried at Girton Cemetery, left side, about 2 miles north of Rt. 40, Clay Co., Indiana.2,3 She was born on December 12, 1844 at Indiana.4,2 As of November 28, 1900,her married name was Poff.1 She married Peter Jackson Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on November 28, 1900 at Clay Co., Indiana.3 Margaret Girton died on May 8, 1924 at Harmony, Clay Co., Indiana, at age 79.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 103, District 24, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana4
1920Dwelling 22, District 18, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana5

Family

Peter Jackson Poff b. November 26, 1836, d. September 21, 1921
Marriage*Margaret Girton married Peter Jackson Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on November 28, 1900 at Clay Co., Indiana.3 

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S2319] Girton Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=85134&GRid=6909721&CRid=85134&
  3. [S1380] Melva M. (Girton) Sloan, "Descendants of William Girton (1740-1813)."
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

John Henry Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. May, 1862, d. 1932
FatherWilliam P. Poff1,2 b. circa 1833
MotherElizabeth Girton1,2 b. 1833
     John Henry Poff was buried at Lower Boone Cemetery, Reelsville, Putnam Co., Indiana.3,5 He was born in May, 1862 at Indiana.3,6 He married Emma Caroline Pickett circa 1884.6 John Henry Poff died in 1932.3,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 618, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 118, District 140, Council Grove City, Morris Co., Kansas2
1900Dwelling 216, District 34, Liberty Township, Hendricks Co., Indiana6
1910Dwelling 205, District 98, Floyd Township, Putnam Co., Indiana7
1920Dwelling 176, District 118, Center Township, Howard Co., Indiana8
1930Dwelling 75, District 4, Floyd Township, Putnam Co., Indiana9

Occupation

1880Laborer2
1900Section foreman6
1910Farmer7
1920Auto factory laborer8
1930Farmer9

Family

Emma Caroline Pickett b. February, 1863, d. 1934
Marriage*John Henry Poff married Emma Caroline Pickett circa 1884.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S404] Grace Cohn & Martha Williams, Lower Boone Cemetery, Clay Co., IN.
  4. [S1313] Gwen and Scott Boylan, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:185109&id=I11784124
  5. [S2292] Lower Boone Cemetery, Putnam Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=401&GRid=20635999&CRid=592086&df=all&
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S7523] Works Progress Administration, Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920.

Rachel Rosa Poff1,2

F, b. circa 1864
FatherWilliam P. Poff1,2 b. circa 1833
MotherElizabeth Girton1,2 b. 1833
     Rachel Rosa Poff was born circa 1864 at Indiana.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 618, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 118, District 140, Council Grove City, Morris Co., Kansas2

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Jane Hice1,2

F, b. March 24, 1842, d. April 2, 1872
     Sarah Jane Hice was buried at Girton Cemetery, left side, about 2 miles north of Rt. 40, Clay Co., Indiana.2 She was born on March 24, 1842 at Pennsylvania.2 As of January 7, 1862,her married name was Poff.1 She married Henry Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on January 7, 1862 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 Sarah Jane Hice died on April 2, 1872 at Clay Co., Indiana, at age 30.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 370, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana3

Family

Henry Poff b. March, 1839
Marriage*Sarah Jane Hice married Henry Poff, son of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on January 7, 1862 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S2319] Girton Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=85134&GRid=6909721&CRid=85134&
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Samuel P. "Sammy" Poff1,2,3

M, b. January 24, 1869, d. September 28, 1940
FatherHenry Poff1,2 b. March, 1839
MotherSarah Jane Hice1 b. March 24, 1842, d. April 2, 1872
     Samuel P. "Sammy" Poff was buried at Park Grove Cemetery, 1000 W. Houston St., Broken Arrow, Tulsa Co., Oklahoma.4 He was born on January 24, 1869 at Indiana.4 He married Nettie Ida J. Watt circa 1890.5 Samuel P. "Sammy" Poff died on September 28, 1940 at Oklahoma at age 71.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 370, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 53, District 127, Rock Creek, Wabaunsee Co., Kansas2
1900Dwelling 23, District 129, Cherokee Township, Montgomery Co., Kansas5
1910Dwelling 218, District 162, Ward 1, Coffeyville, Montgomery Co., Kansas6
1920Dwelling 70, District 195, Broken Arrow, Tulsa Co., Oklahoma7
1930Dwelling 99, District 5, Broken Arrow, Tulsa Co., Oklahoma3

Occupation

1900Farm laborer5
1910Carpenter6
1920Carpenter7
1930Carpenter3

Family

Nettie Ida J. Watt b. October 19, 1871, d. June 3, 1945
Marriage*Samuel P. "Sammy" Poff married Nettie Ida J. Watt circa 1890.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2317] Park Grove Cemetery, Tulsa Co., OK, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSiman=1&GScid=99200&GRid=10261161&CRid=99200&
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Thomas A. Parsons1,2,3

M, b. April 23, 1847, d. April 11, 1916
     Thomas A. Parsons was buried at Poff Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana.2 He was born on April 23, 1847 at North Carolina.1,2 He married Octavia Poff, daughter of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on March 17, 1867 at Indiana.4,2 Thomas A. Parsons died on April 11, 1916 at age 68.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 101, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 43, District 184, Jackson Township, Parke Co., Indiana5
1900Dwelling 130, District 63, Jackson Township, Parke Co., Indiana6
1910Dwelling 166, District 81, Jackson Township, Parke Co., Indiana3

Occupation

1870Farmer1
1880Farmer5
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer3

Family

Octavia Poff b. March 11, 1852, d. November 23, 1924
Marriage*Thomas A. Parsons married Octavia Poff, daughter of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on March 17, 1867 at Indiana.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2294] Poff Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=41&GScid=86437&GRid=27198853&CRid=86437&
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  8. [S569] Vigo County Marriage Index: 1818 - 1951, online http://www.vigo.lib.in.us/marriage

Sarah Emma Parsons1,2,3

F, b. April, 1868, d. 1944
FatherThomas A. Parsons1,2 b. April 23, 1847, d. April 11, 1916
MotherOctavia Poff1,2 b. March 11, 1852, d. November 23, 1924
     Sarah Emma Parsons was buried at Calcutta Cemetery, Brazil Township, Clay Co., Indiana.4 She was born in April, 1868 at Indiana.5,4 As of circa 1884,her married name was Oard.5 She married Joseph Barton Oard circa 1884.5,4 Sarah Emma Parsons died in 1944 at Indiana.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 101, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 43, District 184, Jackson Township, Parke Co., Indiana2
1880Dwelling 94, District 224, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Samuel Poff2
1900Dwelling 215, District 7, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana5
1910Dwelling 48, District 8, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana6
1920Dwelling 199, District 3, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana7
1930Dwelling 199, District 3, Dick Johnson Township, Clay Co., Indiana3
1940Dwelling 205, District 84-78, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo Co., Indiana8

Family

Joseph Barton Oard b. 1861, d. 1933
Marriage*Sarah Emma Parsons married Joseph Barton Oard circa 1884.5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2697] Calcutta Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Fred Oard obituary in an unknown edition.
  10. [S3485] Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830

Wilford Mercer1

M, b. circa 1836
     Wilford Mercer was born circa 1836 at West Virginia.2 He married Sarah Poff, daughter of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on December 24, 1861 at Clay Co., Indiana.1

Family

Sarah Poff b. March 11, 1844, d. September 2, 1918
Marriage*Wilford Mercer married Sarah Poff, daughter of Samuel Poff and Sarah "Sally" Huff, on December 24, 1861 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Katie Louise Eckels1

F, b. 1877, d. 1945
     Katie Louise Eckels was buried at Roselawn Memorial Park, 7500 North Clinton Road, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana.1 She was born in 1877 at Indiana.2,1 As of August 24, 1902,her married name was Poff.3 She married Henry A. Poff, son of Samuel Wesley Poff and Sarah Elizabeth Myers, on August 24, 1902 at Clay Co., Indiana.3 Katie Louise Eckels died in 1945 at Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 88, District 140, Ward 2, Harrison Township, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana2
1920Dwelling 1, District 159, Harrison Township, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana4
1930Dwelling 539, District 42, Ward 7, Harrison Township, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana5

Family

Henry A. Poff b. 1870, d. January 16, 1947
Marriage*Katie Louise Eckels married Henry A. Poff, son of Samuel Wesley Poff and Sarah Elizabeth Myers, on August 24, 1902 at Clay Co., Indiana.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2295] Roselawn Memorial Park, Vigo Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSmcid=47389293&GRid=62091848&CRid=86628&
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  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. [S2294] Poff Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=41&GScid=86437&GRid=27198853&CRid=86437&

Sarah Ellen Lawson1,2

F, b. November, 1880, d. July 31, 1960
     Sarah Ellen Lawson was born in November, 1880 at Indiana.2 As of August 31, 1899,her married name was Poff.1 She married Flemon Wesley "Flem" Poff, son of Samuel Wesley Poff and Sarah Elizabeth Myers, on August 31, 1899 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 Sarah Ellen Lawson died on July 31, 1960 at Clay Co., Indiana, at age 79.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 481, District 22, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana2
1910Dwelling 122, District 23, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana3
1930Dwelling 505, District 10, Clinton Township, Vermilion Co., Indiana4
1940Dwelling 575, District 83-10, Blanford, Vermilion Co., Indiana5

Family

Flemon Wesley "Flem" Poff b. October 17, 1877, d. July 26, 1949
Marriage*Sarah Ellen Lawson married Flemon Wesley "Flem" Poff, son of Samuel Wesley Poff and Sarah Elizabeth Myers, on August 31, 1899 at Clay Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2294] Poff Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=41&GScid=86437&GRid=27198853&CRid=86437&

Henry B. Mercer1,2,3

M, b. October 20, 1862, d. December 30, 1950
FatherWilford Mercer1 b. circa 1836
MotherSarah Poff1 b. March 11, 1844, d. September 2, 1918
     Henry B. Mercer was buried at Lower Boone Cemetery, Reelsville, Putnam Co., Indiana.3 He was born on October 20, 1862 at Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana.1,4 He married Sarah Margaret Girton on October 21, 1884 at Putnam Co., Indiana.2 Henry B. Mercer died on December 30, 1950 at Clay Co., Indiana, at age 88.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 94, District 224, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather Samuel Poff1
1900Dwelling 485, District 22, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana4
1910Dwelling 110, District 113, Washington Township, Putnam Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 55, District 88, Washington Township, Putnam Co., Indiana6
1930Dwelling 76, District 23, Washington Township, Putnam Co., Indiana7
1940Dwelling 24, District 11-19, Perry, Clay Co., Illinois8
1940Dwelling 90, District 11-27A, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana8

Occupation

1900Farmer4
1910Farmer5
1920Farmer6
1930Farmer7

Family

Sarah Margaret Girton b. April 12, 1866, d. November 21, 1928
Marriage*Henry B. Mercer married Sarah Margaret Girton on October 21, 1884 at Putnam Co., Indiana.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S2292] Lower Boone Cemetery, Putnam Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=401&GRid=20635999&CRid=592086&df=all&
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Inez Poff1,2

F, b. 1905, d. 1916
FatherFlemon Wesley "Flem" Poff1,2 b. October 17, 1877, d. July 26, 1949
MotherSarah Ellen Lawson1,2 b. November, 1880, d. July 31, 1960
     Inez Poff was buried at Poff Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana.1 She was born in 1905 at Indiana.1,2 She died in 1916.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 122, District 23, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana2

Citations

  1. [S2294] Poff Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=41&GScid=86437&GRid=27198853&CRid=86437&
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.