Oklass Peck Baxter1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 27, 1903, d. March 19, 1963
     Oklass Peck Baxter was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia.5,6 He was born on October 27, 1903 at Fordtown, Sullivan Co., Tennessee; His gravestone has a birth date of Oct 28, 1903.3,6 He married Nannie Marie Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley, on July 6, 1944 at Snowville, Pulaski Co., Virginia.7,2,4,6 Oklass Peck Baxter died on March 19, 1963 at Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 59.5,6

Family

Nannie Marie Elmore b. January 15, 1911, d. February 7, 1993
Marriage*He married Nannie Marie Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley, on July 6, 1944 at Snowville, Pulaski Co., Virginia.7,2,4,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S333] The Southwest Times, Pulaski, Virginia, From the Thomas Hampton Elmore obituary in the Sep 12, 1961 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie Elmore Baxter obituary in the Feb 8, 1993 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5722] Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S333] The Southwest Times, Pulaski, Virginia, From the Helen Elmore Richardson obituary in the Jul 23, 2001 edition.

Jesse Talton "Jess" Morgan1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 5, 1891, d. November 5, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 240-52-2101.6 Jesse Talton "Jess" Morgan was buried at Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.4,5 He was born on February 5, 1891 at Mars Hill, Madison Co., North Carolina; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Feb 5, 1890.3,4,6,5 He married Thelma Hyacinth Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley, circa 1923 at Forsyth Co., North Carolina.7,2,4 Jesse Talton "Jess" Morgan died on November 5, 1973 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina, at age 82.8,4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 173, District 48, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina2
1940Dwelling 225, District 34-43, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina9

Occupation

1930Post office clerk2
1940Post office clerk9

Family

Thelma Hyacinth Elmore b. September 1, 1901, d. October 17, 1988
Marriage*Jesse Talton "Jess" Morgan married Thelma Hyacinth Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley, circa 1923 at Forsyth Co., North Carolina.7,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S333] The Southwest Times, Pulaski, Virginia, From the Thomas Hampton Elmore obituary in the Sep 12, 1961 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Jess Talton Morgan death certificate.
  5. [S3596] Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery, Forsyth Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S333] The Southwest Times, Pulaski, Virginia, From the Helen Elmore Richardson obituary in the Jul 23, 2001 edition.
  8. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Edward Landers Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 6, 1899, d. February 21, 1987
     James Edward Landers Sr. was buried at Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.5 His Social Security Number was 237-18-6249.6 He married Thelma Hyacinth Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley.1 James Edward Landers Sr. was born on November 6, 1899 at Revere, Madison Co., North Carolina.2,6,3,4,5 He died on February 21, 1987 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina, at age 87.6,4,5

Family

Thelma Hyacinth Elmore b. September 1, 1901, d. October 17, 1988
Marriage*He married Thelma Hyacinth Elmore, daughter of Thomas Hampton Elmore and Nannie Jane Moseley.1 

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [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.
  3. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  4. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  5. [S3596] Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery, Forsyth Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Cindy Lynn Murphy1,2

F, b. November 29, 1960, d. December 19, 1962
FatherIrvin Darrell Murphy1,2 b. September 2, 1931, d. October 12, 2000
MotherAudrey Evelyn Nichols1,2 b. March 5, 1931, d. January 10, 1977
     Cindy Lynn Murphy was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 29, 1960.2 She died on December 19, 1962 at age 2.2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the I. D. Murphy obituary in the Oct 15, 2000 edition.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Belva A. Pendleton1,2,3,4,5

F, b. April 20, 1890, d. June 20, 1977
     Belva A. Pendleton was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont, Gaston Co., North Carolina.3,5 Her Social Security Number was 244-56-9795.6 She was born on April 20, 1890 at Patrick Co., Virginia.6,2,4,5 As of November 9, 1909,her married name was Rose.4 She married Charles Lacy Rose, son of Monroe Henderson Rose and Hannah Poff, on November 9, 1909 at Patrick Co., Virginia.4 Belva A. Pendleton died on June 20, 1977 at Shelby, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, at age 87.2,3,5 She FT. MILL, S.C. — Mrs. Belva Pendleton Rose, 87, of 3050 Point Clear Dr. died yesterday in a Shelby convalescent center. She was a Belmont, N.C., resident for over 50 years and retired at the age of 73 as a school cafeteria manager in the Belmont schools. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Wilson Benton of Ft. Mill; one sister, Mrs. R.E. Cochran of Eden, N.C; one grandchild and one niece, with whom she made her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Twin Oaks Chapel of Bumgardner's Funeral Home, Belmont, with Dr. Walter N. Long officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. Jack Painter. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 7:30-9. on June 21, 1977.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 359, District 85, Elkhorn, McDowell Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 300, District 39, Belmont, Gaston Co., North Carolina1
1940Dwelling 91, District 36-62A, South Point, Gaston Co., North Carolina8

Family

Charles Lacy Rose b. June 25, 1886, d. January 28, 1943
Marriage*Belva A. Pendleton married Charles Lacy Rose, son of Monroe Henderson Rose and Hannah Poff, on November 9, 1909 at Patrick Co., Virginia.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S2102] Gastonia Gazette, The, From the Belva Pendleton Rose obituary in the Jun 21, 1977 edition.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S10801] Greenwood Cemetery, Gaston Co., NC, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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.

Madeline Virginia Rose1,2

F, b. October 23, 1917, d. January 27, 2007
FatherCharles Lacy Rose1,3,2 b. June 25, 1886, d. January 28, 1943
MotherBelva A. Pendleton1,3,2 b. April 20, 1890, d. June 20, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 241-10-9639.4 Her married name was Benton.5 Madeline Virginia Rose married Wilson Larry Benton.5 Madeline Virginia Rose was born on October 23, 1917 at Vivian, McDowell Co., West Virginia.4,2 She died on January 27, 2007 at Alabama at age 89.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 300, District 39, Belmont, Gaston Co., North Carolina1
1940Dwelling 91, District 36-62A, South Point, Gaston Co., North Carolina3

Occupation

1940Hosery mill worker3

Family

Wilson Larry Benton b. September 16, 1916, d. August 27, 1993
Marriage*Madeline Virginia Rose married Wilson Larry Benton.5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S2102] Gastonia Gazette, The, From the Belva Pendleton Rose obituary in the Jun 21, 1977 edition.

Hattie Ellen McCrickard1,2

F, b. June 14, 1908, d. February 26, 1991
     Hattie Ellen McCrickard was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.1 She was born on June 14, 1908 at Sago, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of December 26, 1925,her married name was Conner.1 She married Opie Roosevelt Conner, son of John William Conner and Leona Catherine Eanes, on December 26, 1925 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Hattie Ellen McCrickard died on February 26, 1991 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 82.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 25, District 11, Martinsville, Virginia4

Family

Opie Roosevelt Conner b. December 24, 1904, d. September 22, 1969
Marriage*Hattie Ellen McCrickard married Opie Roosevelt Conner, son of John William Conner and Leona Catherine Eanes, on December 26, 1925 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Ernest Calvin Conner, Sr. obituary in the Dec 4, 2011 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Thalia Louise Conner1,2

F, b. November 7, 1926, d. June 5, 2003
FatherOpie Roosevelt Conner3,1,4,2 b. December 24, 1904, d. September 22, 1969
MotherHattie Ellen McCrickard3,1,4,2 b. June 14, 1908, d. February 26, 1991
     Thalia Louise Conner was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 228-30-7443.6 She was born on November 7, 1926 at Henry Co., Virginia.1,6 As of March 6, 1947,her married name was Griffin.2 She married William Leslie Griffin on March 6, 1947 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2 Thalia Louise Conner and William Leslie Griffin were divorced on January 13, 1948 at Martinsville, Virginia.7 As of April 6, 1951,her married name was Horsley.1 Thalia Louise Conner married Horace Edward Horsley on April 6, 1951 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,7 Thalia Louise Conner died on June 5, 2003 at Virginia at age 76.1,5,6 She HORSLEY, Thalia Conner, 76, of Martinsville, died June 5, 2003. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 7, 2003 at the Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home.
on June 6, 2003.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 25, District 11, Martinsville, Virginia3

Family 1

William Leslie Griffin
Marriage*Thalia Louise Conner married William Leslie Griffin on March 6, 1947 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* Thalia Louise Conner and William Leslie Griffin were divorced on January 13, 1948 at Martinsville, Virginia.7 

Family 2

Horace Edward Horsley b. November 1, 1924, d. August 10, 2000
Marriage*Thalia Louise Conner married Horace Edward Horsley on April 6, 1951 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,7 
Child
  • Ellen Gail Horsley1

Citations

  1. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Ernest Calvin Conner, Sr. obituary in the Dec 4, 2011 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thalia Conner Horsley obituary in the Jun 6, 2003 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Ernest Calvin Conner Sr.1,2,3

M, b. June 15, 1929, d. December 1, 2011
FatherOpie Roosevelt Conner4,1,2,3 b. December 24, 1904, d. September 22, 1969
MotherHattie Ellen McCrickard4,1,2,3 b. June 14, 1908, d. February 26, 1991
     Ernest Calvin Conner Sr. was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.2 He was born on June 15, 1929 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2 He married Marian Corrine Eller on October 7, 1948 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,5,3 Ernest Calvin Conner Sr. died on December 1, 2011 at South Hill, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia, at age 82.2 He Ernest Calvin Conner Sr., 82, formerly of Ridgeway, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Pine View Assisted Living Facility in South Hill. He was born in Martinsville on June 15, 1929, to Opie R. and Hattie Ellen McCrickard Conner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Conner in 2010; and a sister, Thalia Horsley. He was an Army veteran, and retired from DuPont with more than 34 years of service in the maintenance section. He was a member of Smith Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are two sons, Ernest “Ernie” Conner of South Hill and Ronald Conner of Richmond; one brother, Raymond Conner of Martinsville; sister, Norma Jean Smith of Reidsville, N.C; and three grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Roselawn Burial Park with the Revs. Barry Crumpton and Gerald Pearce officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Martinsville-Henry County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends for one hour before the graveside service at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to River Ridge Chapel, 20 Boardman Road, Bracey, Va. 23919, or Smith Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3978 Horsepasture-Price Road, Ridgeway, Va. 24148. on December 4, 2011.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 25, District 11, Martinsville, Virginia4

Family

Marian Corrine Eller b. February 21, 1931, d. August 5, 2010
Marriage*Ernest Calvin Conner Sr. married Marian Corrine Eller on October 7, 1948 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,5,3 
Children
  • Ernest Calvin "Ernie" Conner Jr.1,5,2
  • Ronald Wayne Conner1,5,2

Citations

  1. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Ernest Calvin Conner, Sr. obituary in the Dec 4, 2011 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Marian Eller Conner obituary in the Aug 8, 2010 edition.

Earnest Howard McGhee1,2,3

M, b. July 19, 1918, d. August 14, 1995
MotherLena Katherine McGhee4,5,6 b. April 23, 1902, d. November, 1986
     His Social Security Number was 234-24-7893.7 Earnest Howard McGhee was born on July 19, 1918 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.8,7,3 He married Virginia Mae Fletcher on December 27, 1941 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.4,5,2,8 Earnest Howard McGhee died on August 14, 1995 at Escambia Co., Florida, at age 77.7,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 18, District 77, Beaver Pond, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 96, District 35, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia9

Family

Virginia Mae Fletcher
Marriage*Earnest Howard McGhee married Virginia Mae Fletcher on December 27, 1941 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.4,5,2,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Richard Delbert McGhee obituary in the Oct 21, 1974 edition.
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  4. [S2217] Barry McGhee, "McGhee and Conner Connection," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 12, 2011.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Charles Earnest McGhee obituary in the Mar 6, 1976 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Pansy R. Harless obituary in the Jun 9, 1993 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the McGhee-Fletcher marriage record.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Ahab H. McGhee1,2,3,4

M, b. 1872, d. March 31, 1932
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee1,2,4 b. June, 1834
MotherElizabeth Conner1,2,4 b. May, 1853, d. December 23, 1932
     Ahab H. McGhee was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5 He was born in 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6 He married Menervia S. "Nervy" Palmer circa 1890.4,7 Ahab H. McGhee and Menervia S. "Nervy" Palmer were divorced before 1910.8 Ahab H. McGhee married Cora Lee Nash on July 19, 1910 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.4,6,9 Ahab H. McGhee died on March 31, 1932 at Narrows, Giles Co., Virginia.2,4,5 He A. H. McGhee, 63, former resident of Princeton, died at 8:20 last night at his home in Narrows, Va., following an illness of three years from heart disease. Mr. McGhee for a number of years was employed as a boilermaker for the Virginian railway. He moved to Narrows about four years ago. Funeral services will be held at Narrows today at 1 o'clock and the body will be taken to Princeton for interment in Oakwood cemetery at 2:30. He was a native of Radford, Va. Mr. McGhee was twice married. He is survived by his second wife and seven children, two by his former marriage and five by his second. He is also survived by his mother, who lives at Saltville, Va., and the following six brothers and one sister: M. McGhee, of Wilcoe; H. W. and J. T. McGhee, of Bluefield; J. W. and A. C. McGhee, of Saltville, Va., and Mrs. Lee Burton, of Bluefield. on April 1, 1932.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 70, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 46, District 89, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 88, District 5, Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1920Railroad boiler maker8
1930Blacksmith3

Family 1

Menervia S. "Nervy" Palmer b. March, 1873
Marriage*Ahab H. McGhee married Menervia S. "Nervy" Palmer circa 1890.4,7 
Divorce* Ahab H. McGhee and Menervia S. "Nervy" Palmer were divorced before 1910.8 
Children

Family 2

Cora Lee Nash b. February 14, 1884, d. May 25, 1953
Marriage*Ahab H. McGhee married Cora Lee Nash on July 19, 1910 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.4,6,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S550] Baker - McGhee Family Tree, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2503628&id=I524826377
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S694] Michelle Miller (great-great-grandaughter), "McGhee Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 2, 2005.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the A. H. McGhee obituary in the Apr 1, 1932 edition.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the McGhee-Nash marriage record.
  7. [S2049] Beckley Raleigh Register, From the Noah W. McGhee obituary in the Jul 20, 1970 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Cora Lee McGhee obituary in the May 26, 1953 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Irene Dunn death certificate.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Marlin Woodrow McGhee obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Moses "Moscow" McGhee1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February, 1876, d. May 11, 1970
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee1,2,3,6 b. June, 1834
MotherElizabeth Conner1,2,3,6 b. May, 1853, d. December 23, 1932
     Moses "Moscow" McGhee was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell Co., Virginia.5 He married Mary Elizabeth Ashworth.5,7 Moses "Moscow" McGhee was born in February, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he listed his birth date as Oct 2, 1872 and his gravestone has a birth date of Apr 11, 1876.2,4,5 He married Mollie Fannie Preal? circa 1894.8 Moses "Moscow" McGhee died on May 11, 1970 at age 94.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 70, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 122, District 66, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 273, District 42, Wilcoe, McDowell Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 534, District 2, Adkin, McDowell Co., West VirginiaEnumerated as Bud McGee10
1940Dwelling 192, District 24-4, Adkin, McDowell Co., West VirginiaEnumerated as Rosco McGee11

Occupation

1910Railroad boiler maker8
1920Railroad shop boiler maker9
1940Assistant railroad foreman10
1940Railroad boiler inspector11

Family 1

Mary Elizabeth Ashworth b. December 3, 1877, d. June 23, 1962
Marriage*Moses "Moscow" McGhee married Mary Elizabeth Ashworth.5,7 

Family 2

Mollie Fannie Preal? b. circa 1879
Marriage*Moses "Moscow" McGhee married Mollie Fannie Preal? circa 1894.8 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S2401] Maple Hill Cemetery, Tazwell Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=wells&GSfn=frank&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1969&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=25331593&CRid=51064&df=all&
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hiawatha W. McGhee obituary in the May 19, 1961 edition.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Mary Elizabeth McGhee obituary in the Jun 24, 1962 edition.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Washington McGhee1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 25, 1877, d. February 5, 1963
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee1,7,2,8,6 b. June, 1834
MotherElizabeth Conner1,7,2,8,9,6 b. May, 1853, d. December 23, 1932
     James Washington McGhee was buried at Elizabeth Cemetery, Saltville, Smyth Co., Virginia.3,5 His Social Security Number was 224-01-7330.10 He married Maudie "Billie" Freeman.6 James Washington McGhee was born on December 25, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card James listed his birth year as 1879 and his WWII card has 1878.7,11,3,10,4,5 He married Mary Frances Palmer on February 1, 1900 at Radford, Virginia.12 James Washington McGhee and Maudie "Billie" Freeman were divorced before April, 1940.13 James Washington McGhee married Pearl Eastridge on September 13, 1944 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia.14,5,6 James Washington McGhee died on February 5, 1963 at Saltville, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 85.3,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 70, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 226, District 130, Ward 7, Portsmouth, Scioto Co., Ohio12
1920Dwelling 71, District 182, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 268, District 10, Broadford, Smyth Co., Virginia15
1940Dwelling 149, District 87-16, Rich Valley, Smyth Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Boilermaker12
1920Railroad boilermaker9
1930Alkali plant day laborer15
1940Chemical company boilermaker13

Family 1

Mary Frances Palmer b. February, 1884
Marriage*James Washington McGhee married Mary Frances Palmer on February 1, 1900 at Radford, Virginia.12 

Family 2

Maudie "Billie" Freeman b. March 4, 1905, d. October 14, 1950
Marriage*James Washington McGhee married Maudie "Billie" Freeman.6 
Divorce* James Washington McGhee and Maudie "Billie" Freeman were divorced before April, 1940.13 
Children

Family 3

Pearl Eastridge b. October 7, 1895, d. July 31, 1963
Marriage*James Washington McGhee married Pearl Eastridge on September 13, 1944 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia.14,5,6 
Child

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. [S3268] Elizabeth Cemetery, Smyth Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hiawatha W. McGhee obituary in the May 19, 1961 edition.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S2142] Wytheville Enterprise, From the George Junior McGhee obituary in the Jun 25, 2011 edition.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.

Arthur Cleveland McGhee1,2

M, b. March 12, 1884, d. November 16, 1968
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee3,4,5,6 b. June, 1834
MotherElizabeth Conner3,4,5 b. May, 1853, d. December 23, 1932
     His Social Security Number was 229-12-5673.7 Arthur Cleveland McGhee was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.8 He married Nora Nichols.1 Arthur Cleveland McGhee was born on March 12, 1884 at Radford, Virginia.1,2,7,8,6 He died on November 16, 1968 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 84.6 He Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Arthur C. McGhee, 74, Princeton, who died about 4 p.m. Saturday in a Princeton hospital. Born at Radford, Va., he was a son of the late William and Bertha Meadows McGhee. (I believe the mother's name is incorrect) Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Ollie M. Burton and a brother, Moscow McGhee, both of Princeton. The body is at Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. on November 17, 1968.6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 534, District 90, Radford, Virginia4
1920Dwelling 193, District 115, Norfolk, Virginia9

Occupation

1920Railroad boiler maker9

Family

Nora Nichols
Marriage*Arthur Cleveland McGhee married Nora Nichols.1 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hiawatha W. McGhee obituary in the May 19, 1961 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Arthur C. McGhee obituary in the Nov 17, 1968 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Morgan Lee McGhee1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. July 14, 1888, d. August 3, 1967
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee1,7,8,6 b. June, 1834
MotherElizabeth Conner1,7,8,6 b. May, 1853, d. December 23, 1932
     Morgan Lee McGhee was buried at Highland Memory Gardens, Rt. 11 between Dublin and Radford, Pulaski Co., Virginia.9,4 His Social Security Number was 230-16-8653.10 He was born on July 14, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,10,4,6 He married Rose Emmaline "Rosie" Mills on June 4, 1906 at Radford, Virginia.11 Morgan Lee McGhee and Rose Emmaline "Rosie" Mills were divorced on April 10, 1950 at Radford, Virginia.5 Morgan Lee McGhee married Beatrice Rankins on August 25, 1950 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.4,6 Morgan Lee McGhee died on August 3, 1967 at Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 79.10,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 534, District 90, Radford, Virginia7
1910Dwelling 252, District 101, Radford, Virginia12
1920Dwelling 58, District 17, Radford, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 244, District 14, Russell, Greenup Co., Kentucky13
1940Dwelling 60, District 117-1, Radford, Virginia14

Occupation

1910Plant engineer12
1920Machinist2
1930Machinist13

Family 1

Rose Emmaline "Rosie" Mills b. September 15, 1893, d. February 3, 1985
Marriage*Morgan Lee McGhee married Rose Emmaline "Rosie" Mills on June 4, 1906 at Radford, Virginia.11 
Divorce* Morgan Lee McGhee and Rose Emmaline "Rosie" Mills were divorced on April 10, 1950 at Radford, Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Beatrice Rankins b. August 12, 1903, d. August 4, 1972
Marriage*Morgan Lee McGhee married Beatrice Rankins on August 25, 1950 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.4,6 

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hiawatha W. McGhee obituary in the May 19, 1961 edition.
  9. [S266] Bobby (e-mail address), Highland Memory Gardens, Pulaski Co., VA.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Lee obituary in the Nov 16, 1999 edition.
  16. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  17. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Lee McGhee obituary in the Nov 16, 1999 edition.
  19. [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.
  20. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  21. [S4303] Mechanicsville Local, From the Dorothy McGhee Walder obituary in the Nov 30, 2011 edition.
  22. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Franklin McGhee obituary in the Apr 11, 2020 edition.