James Albert Rigg1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 17, 1881, d. September 20, 1959
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg1,6 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray1,6 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     James Albert Rigg was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.6 He was born on July 17, 1881 at Cannelton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,6 He married Wyona Lee Smith on June 16, 1909 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.4,5,6 James Albert Rigg married Ruth Edith Pratt in June, 1958.6 James Albert Rigg died on September 20, 1959 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 78.6 He ALDERSON - Funeral services for James Albert Riggs will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Johnson Memorial Methodist Church, Alderson, by the Rev. Paul McCain. Burial will be in the Alderson Cemetery. Riggs, 78, Alderson, died Monday in the University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, after an illness of two weeks. Born July 17, 1881 at Cannelton, Fayette County, he was a son of the late Stephen C. and Mary Gray Riggs. Riggs came to Alderson in 1904 as an employe of the Merchants Grocery Co., and has resided here since that time. He was a member of the Johnson Memorial Methodist Church: a 50-year member and past master of Alderson Lodge No. 70, Ancient Free and Accepted. Masons; a charter and honorary member of the Alderson Rotary Club; one of the organizers of the first Alderson Chamber of Commerce. The deceased was married to the former Wyona Smith, who died in December, 1955. He married Miss Ruth Pratt of Cincinnati, Ohio, in June, 1958. President and one of the founders of the Acme Limestone Co; past president of the National Crush Stone Assn., a member of its executive board for 20 years; and a member of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Fisher, Blacksbung, Va., Mrs. Barbara Pratt, Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Marjorie Crawford, Alderson; brother, Robert, Bim, Boone County; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret England and Mrs. Agnes R. Cook, both of Alderson; and three grandchildren. The body is at the Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson. on September 23, 1959.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 59, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 43, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 73, District 2, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 197, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1900School teacher1
1910Grocery bookkeeper7
1920Grocery bookkeeper8
1930Quarry manager9
1940Limestone quarrry general manager10

Family 1

Wyona Lee Smith b. circa 1884, d. December 29, 1954
Marriage*James Albert Rigg married Wyona Lee Smith on June 16, 1909 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.4,5,6 
Children

Family 2

Ruth Edith Pratt b. November 21, 1900, d. July 10, 1991
Marriage*James Albert Rigg married Ruth Edith Pratt in June, 1958.6 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Smith marriage record.
  5. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Wyona Smith Rigg obituary in the Dec 30, 1954 edition.
  6. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fischer-Rigg marriage record.
  12. [S4034] Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery, Greenbrier Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Crawford-Rigg marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Pratt-Rigg marriage certificate.

Effie Brace Rigg1,2

F, b. November 5, 1883, d. November 11, 1933
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg3,2 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray3,2 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Effie Brace Rigg was born on November 5, 1883 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3,1 As of November 12, 1924,her married name was Smoak.4 She married Oliver Benjamin Smoak on November 12, 1924 at Duval Co., Florida.1 Effie Brace Rigg died on November 11, 1933 at Los Angeles Co., California, at age 50.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia3
1910Dwelling 58, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 134, District 4, Pompano Beach, Broward Co., Florida4

Occupation

1910Public school teacher2

Family

Oliver Benjamin Smoak b. August 11, 1894, d. June 28, 1938
Marriage*Effie Brace Rigg married Oliver Benjamin Smoak on November 12, 1924 at Duval Co., Florida.1 

Citations

  1. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.

Margaret Maggie Rigg1,2

F, b. March 14, 1885, d. October 12, 1975
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg1,3,4 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray1,3,4 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Margaret Maggie Rigg was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 233-72-9007.6 She was born on March 14, 1885 at Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,6,4 As of April 25, 1906,her married name was England.4 She married William Claude England on April 25, 1906 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,4 Margaret Maggie Rigg died on October 12, 1975 at Beard, Pocahontas Co., West Virginia, at age 90.5 She Alderson - Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Rigg England, 90, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Leo Farley in charge. Burial will be in the Alderson Cemetery. Mrs. England died Sunday morning in a Beard hospital after a long illness. Friends may call at Lobban Funeral Home in Alderson from 4-9 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the funeral. on October 14, 1975.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 438, District 17, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 69, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 87, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 13, District 13-5, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia10

Family

William Claude England b. January 12, 1874, d. June 15, 1959
Marriage*Margaret Maggie Rigg married William Claude England on April 25, 1906 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the England-Rigg mariage record.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Margaret Rigg England obituary in the Oct 14, 1975 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the William Claude England obituary in the Jun 16, 1959 edition.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the England-Hamrick marriage certificate.

Leona Susan Rigg1,2,3

F, b. July 21, 1888, d. February 2, 1939
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg1,4,2,5 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray1,4,2,5 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Leona Susan Rigg was born on July 21, 1888 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 As of August 15, 1915,her married name was Neff.3 She married Albert Ulysses Neff on August 15, 1915 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3 Leona Susan Rigg died on February 2, 1939 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 50.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 58, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 382, District 26, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 34, District 30, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7

Family

Albert Ulysses Neff b. March 13, 1885, d. March 16, 1966
Marriage*Leona Susan Rigg married Albert Ulysses Neff on August 15, 1915 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  3. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Leona Rigg Neff death certificate.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Agnes "Nellie" Rigg1,2,3

F, b. January 15, 1892, d. January 9, 1965
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg1,2,4 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray1,2,4 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Nancy Agnes "Nellie" Rigg was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 234-50-6682.6 She was born on January 15, 1892 at West Virginia.6 As of May 25, 1920,her married name was Cooke.3 She married John Gordon Cooke on May 25, 1920 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3 Nancy Agnes "Nellie" Rigg died on January 9, 1965 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 72.5 She COOKE, Mrs. Agnes Rigg, 71 of Alderson, died Saturday a the Greenbrier Valley Hospital after a long illness. She was area reporter for the Beckley Post Herald, was chosen this years Women of theYear in Alderson, taught in the Alderson Elementary School and was a member of the Johnson Memorial Mdhodist Church at Alderson Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Austin Daniel of Atlanta, Ga; John Gordon of JacKsonville, 'Fla. and Steven of Ronceverte; a brother, Robert S. Rigg of Alderson; a sister, Mrs. Margaret England of Alderson. Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Johnson Memorial Methodist Church by the Rev. Ronald Talkington. Burial will be in the Alderson Cemetery. The body will be taken from Lobban Funeral Home in Alderson to the residence of Mrs. Ruth Rigg in Alderson at 1 p.m. today and will be taken to the church an hour before tbe service. on January 10, 1965.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 58, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 43, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother James7
1930Dwelling 69, District 7, Lake Monroe, Seminole Co., Florida8
1940Dwelling 257, District 13-15, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1920School teacher7

Family

John Gordon Cooke b. circa 1880
Marriage*Nancy Agnes "Nellie" Rigg married John Gordon Cooke on May 25, 1920 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nancy Agnes Rigg marriage certificate.
  4. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  5. [S2040] Gazette-Mail, From the Agnes Rigg Cooke obituary in the Jan 10, 1965 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Robert Stephen Rigg1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 27, 1894, d. January 30, 1979
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg1,6,7 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray1,6,7 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Robert Stephen Rigg was buried at Fletcher Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.8 His Social Security Number was 227-03-4749.9 He was born on July 27, 1894 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,3,9 He married Zeulah Ina Dixon on May 24, 1916 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.4 Robert Stephen Rigg and Zeulah Ina Dixon were divorced before April 22, 1940.5,10 Robert Stephen Rigg married Ida Bell Kirby on June 24, 1942 at Chelyan, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Ida was a widow when she married Robert Rigg.5,11 Robert Stephen Rigg died on January 30, 1979 at age 84.9,8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 58, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 119, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia12
1930Dwelling 35, District 30, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia13
1940Dwelling 276, District 13-15, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1920Sawman12
1930Company engineer13
1940Limestone company mechanic10

Family 1

Zeulah Ina Dixon b. March 21, 1894, d. December, 1984
Marriage*Robert Stephen Rigg married Zeulah Ina Dixon on May 24, 1916 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.4 
Divorce* Robert Stephen Rigg and Zeulah Ina Dixon were divorced before April 22, 1940.5,10 
Children

Family 2

Ida Bell Kirby b. July 24, 1899, d. January 30, 1990
Marriage*Robert Stephen Rigg married Ida Bell Kirby on June 24, 1942 at Chelyan, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Ida was a widow when she married Robert Rigg.5,11 
Children
  • Dennis Rigg15
  • Erma Rigg15
  • Ruth Rigg15

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Dixon marriage record.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Alderson marriage record.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  8. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S4036] Fletcher Cemetery, Greenbrier Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy R. Arritt obituary in the Sep 9, 2010 edition.
  15. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Ida Bell Kirby Rigg obituary in the Jan 31, 1990 edition.

Howard Montgomery Rigg1,2,3

M, b. July 18, 1899, d. September 18, 1932
FatherStephen Columbus Rigg4,5,1 b. October 1, 1858, d. February 2, 1947
MotherMary Byron Gray4,5,1 b. January 11, 1861, d. March 1, 1948
     Howard Montgomery Rigg was born on July 18, 1899 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married Beulah Corean Dickson on May 23, 1925 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6,3 Howard Montgomery Rigg died on September 18, 1932 at Snowflake, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 33; Died by suicide.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 224, District 15, Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 58, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 86, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1930Company superintendant7

Family

Beulah Corean Dickson b. August 21, 1899, d. December 3, 1997
Marriage*Howard Montgomery Rigg married Beulah Corean Dickson on May 23, 1925 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Howard Montgomery Rigg death certificate.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Dickson marriage record.
  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. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Beulah Dickson Rigg obituary in the Dec 5, 1997 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Wyona Lee Smith1,2,3,4,5

F, b. circa 1884, d. December 29, 1954
     Wyona Lee Smith was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.5 She was born circa 1884 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.4,5 As of June 16, 1909,her married name was Rigg.4 She married James Albert Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on June 16, 1909 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.4,5,6 Wyona Lee Smith died on December 29, 1954 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3,5 She ALDERSON, Dec. 29 — Mrs. Wyona Smith Rigg, 69, whose ancestry extended back to the first permanent English settlement in America, Jamestown, Va., died at her home in Alderson at 6 a.m today. Death followed a nine-month illness. Born in Alderson, she was the daughter of the late George Alexander Smith. Her mother, Virginia Lee Hancock Smith, still lives in Alderson. She was descended from pioneer settlers in the Greenbrier Valley. Surviving are her husband, James Albert Rigg, president of the Acme Limestone Co. at Fort Springs; three daughters, Mrs. Monroe C. Fischer of Easton, Pa., Mrs. Frank F. Crawford of Alderson and Mrs. James H. Pratt of Peoria, Ill. Also surviving is one grandchild. She was a member of the Johnson Memorial Methodist Church the W.S.C.S. and the Alderson Woman's Club. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Johnson Memorial methodist Church. The Rev. C. W. Ambrose Jr., the Rev. Randolph F. Johnson and the Rev. W. W. Peters will officiate. Burial will be in the Alderson Cemetery. The body was removed to the home this evening from the Lobban Funeral Home and will be taken to the church one hour prior to the rites. Active pallbearers will be E. Ray Roush, E. H. Warren, Howard McVey, Robert Copeland, William T. Simmons, Charles Crawford, Harold Withrow and Joe F. Skaggs. Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service will carry flowers. on December 30, 1954.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 59, District 29, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 43, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 73, District 2, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 197, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia8

Family

James Albert Rigg b. July 17, 1881, d. September 20, 1959
Marriage*Wyona Lee Smith married James Albert Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on June 16, 1909 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.4,5,6 
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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wyona Smith Rigg death certificate.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Smith marriage record.
  5. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Wyona Smith Rigg obituary in the Dec 30, 1954 edition.
  6. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fischer-Rigg marriage record.
  10. [S4034] Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery, Greenbrier Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Crawford-Rigg marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Pratt-Rigg marriage certificate.

Mary Virginia Rigg1,2,3

F, b. July 19, 1910, d. November 23, 1987
FatherJames Albert Rigg1,2,3,4,5 b. July 17, 1881, d. September 20, 1959
MotherWyona Lee Smith1,2,3,4,5 b. circa 1884, d. December 29, 1954
     Her Social Security Number was 217-01-5904.6 Mary Virginia Rigg was born on July 19, 1910 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3,6 As of July 3, 1949,her married name was Fischer.3 She married Monroe Carl Fischer on July 3, 1949 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3 Mary Virginia Rigg died on November 23, 1987 at Clark Co., Nevada, at age 77.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 43, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 73, District 2, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 197, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia5

Family

Monroe Carl Fischer b. February 4, 1914, d. April 6, 1993
Marriage*Mary Virginia Rigg married Monroe Carl Fischer on July 3, 1949 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fischer-Rigg marriage record.
  4. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3924] Office of Vital Statistics Nevada State Health Division, Nevada, Death Index, 1980-2012.

Marjorie Montgomery Rigg1,2,3

F, b. March 22, 1912, d. November 11, 2000
FatherJames Albert Rigg4,5,1,6,7 b. July 17, 1881, d. September 20, 1959
MotherWyona Lee Smith4,5,1,6,7 b. circa 1884, d. December 29, 1954
     Marjorie Montgomery Rigg was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 233-14-5789.8 She was born on March 22, 1912 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.1,8 As of November 9, 1950,her married name was Crawford.1 She married Frank Sammons Crawford on November 9, 1950 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 Marjorie Montgomery Rigg died on November 11, 2000 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 88.3 She ALDERSON - Marjorie Montgomery Rigg Crawford, 88, of Alderson died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, in Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a short illness. She was a homemaker and an executive secretary with Acme Limestone Co. She was a graduate of Martha Washington College, a member of the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, a member of the DAR, Lewisburg Chapter, Alpha Iota Professional Women's Sorority, Alderson Women's Club, hospital auxiliary of the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center and the Triple Deck Bridge Club. Surviving: husband, Frank S. Crawford; sister, Barbara Pratt of Indianapolis, Ind; several nieces and nephews. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, Alderson, with the Rev. Patricia Bentley officiating. Burial will be in Alderson Cemetery, Alderson. on November 13, 2000.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 43, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 73, District 2, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia5
1940Dwelling 197, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1940Stenographer7

Family

Frank Sammons Crawford b. March 28, 1913, d. July 27, 2005
Marriage*Marjorie Montgomery Rigg married Frank Sammons Crawford on November 9, 1950 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Crawford-Rigg marriage record.
  2. [S1926] Mountain Messenger, From the Frank Sammons Crawford obitaury in the Aug 30, 2005 edition.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Marjorie Montgomery Rigg Crawford obituary in the Nov 13, 2000 edition.
  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. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the James Albert Riggs obituary in the Sep 23, 1959 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Zeulah Ina Dixon1

F, b. March 21, 1894, d. December, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 230-60-3565.2 Zeulah Ina Dixon was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 1521 South Carpenter Drive, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 21, 1894 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,2 As of May 24, 1916,her married name was Rigg.1 She married Robert Stephen Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on May 24, 1916 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 Zeulah Ina Dixon and Robert Stephen Rigg were divorced before April 22, 1940.4,5 Zeulah Ina Dixon died in December, 1984 at Virginia at age 90.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 119, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 35, District 30, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 9, District 3-8, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Family

Robert Stephen Rigg b. July 27, 1894, d. January 30, 1979
Marriage*Zeulah Ina Dixon married Robert Stephen Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on May 24, 1916 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 
Divorce* Zeulah Ina Dixon and Robert Stephen Rigg were divorced before April 22, 1940.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Dixon marriage record.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Alderson marriage record.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy R. Arritt obituary in the Sep 9, 2010 edition.

Robert Dixon Rigg1,2

M, b. April 10, 1917, d. November 22, 1967
FatherRobert Stephen Rigg3,1,4 b. July 27, 1894, d. January 30, 1979
MotherZeulah Ina Dixon3,1,5,4 b. March 21, 1894, d. December, 1984
     Robert Dixon Rigg was buried at Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, Beaufort Co., South Carolina.2 He married Phyllis Minnette Bicker.2 Robert Dixon Rigg was born on April 10, 1917 at West Virginia.3,2 He died on November 22, 1967 at age 50.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 119, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 35, District 30, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 9, District 3-8, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Paper mill rewinder5

Family

Phyllis Minnette Bicker b. December 3, 1915, d. May 9, 1983
Marriage*Robert Dixon Rigg married Phyllis Minnette Bicker.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy R. Arritt obituary in the Sep 9, 2010 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Beulah Corean Dickson1,2,3

F, b. August 21, 1899, d. December 3, 1997
     Her Social Security Number was 234-60-5458.4 Beulah Corean Dickson was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on August 21, 1899 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,2 As of May 23, 1925,her married name was Rigg.3 She married Howard Montgomery Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on May 23, 1925 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2,3 Beulah Corean Dickson died on December 3, 1997 at Chesapeake, Virginia, at age 98.4,2 She Beulah Dickson Rigg, 98, of the 600 block of Hopewell Drive, died Dec. 3, 1997, at her residence. Born in Covington, Va., she moved at an early age to Alderson, W.Va. She moved to Chesapeake to reside with her daughter and son-in-law in 1972. She was a member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, Alderson. She was a life member of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 119, Alderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard M. Rigg, and son, Howard M. Rigg Jr. Survivors include a daughter, Katherine G. Sheffer and her husband, Donald of Chesapeake; a son, James E. Rigg and his wife, Joan, of Norfolk; a sister, Lura D. Rigsby, of Chesapeake; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. today at Alderson Cemetery by Edward F. Rigg. Lobban Funeral Home is in charge. on December 5, 1997.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 86, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 211, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia5

Family

Howard Montgomery Rigg b. July 18, 1899, d. September 18, 1932
Marriage*Beulah Corean Dickson married Howard Montgomery Rigg, son of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on May 23, 1925 at Alderson, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Beulah Dickson Rigg obituary in the Dec 5, 1997 edition.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Dickson marriage record.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rigg-Blake marriage record.

Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr.1

M, b. December 21, 1927, d. January, 1986
FatherHoward Montgomery Rigg1,2 b. July 18, 1899, d. September 18, 1932
MotherBeulah Corean Dickson1,2,3 b. August 21, 1899, d. December 3, 1997
     His Social Security Number was 232-34-4873.4 Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr. married Pauline Wickline.5 Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr. married Ella Louise DeBolt.6 Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr. was born on December 21, 1927 at West Virginia.1,4 He died in January, 1986 at age 58.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 86, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 211, District 13-3, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia3

Family 1

Ella Louise DeBolt b. November 29, 1924, d. August 25, 1997
Marriage*Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr. married Ella Louise DeBolt.6 

Family 2

Pauline Wickline b. July 26, 1930, d. March 4, 1970
Marriage*Howard Montgomery Rigg Jr. married Pauline Wickline.5 
Children
  • Howard Montgomery Rigg III5
  • Michael D. Rigg5

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Beulah Dickson Rigg obituary in the Dec 5, 1997 edition.
  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. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Pauline Wickline Rigg obituary in the Mar 6, 1970 edition.
  6. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885

William Claude England1,2,3,4

M, b. January 12, 1874, d. June 15, 1959
     William Claude England was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on January 12, 1874 at Sherando, Augusta Co., Virginia.2,4 He married Margaret Maggie Rigg, daughter of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on April 25, 1906 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4,5 William Claude England died on June 15, 1959 at Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 85.3,4 He Alderson - William Claude England, 85, died at 11 a.m. Monday in a Ronceverte hospital after a long illness. He was a retired school teacher and formerly managed the Eccles Company Store. England formerly lived in Fayette County and had lived in Alderson for the past 40 years, where he was a member of the Johnson Memorial Methodist Church. Born at Sherando, Va., Jan 12, 1874, he was a son of the late William Thornton and Sally Stickelman England. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Rigg England; two children, Thornton of Alderson and Mrs. E. H. Hendrix of Mesa, Ariz; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Johnson Memorial Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul H. McKain. Burial will be in Alderson Cemetery. The body is at Lobban Funeral Home and will be taken to the church one hour before the funeral. Members of the Methodist Men's Club will serve as pallbearers. Ladies of the church will carry flowers. on June 16, 1959.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 438, District 17, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 69, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 87, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 13, District 13-5, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1910Coal mine weigh boss6
1920Grocery wholesaler1
1930Fuel store manager7
1940Grocery clerk8

Family

Margaret Maggie Rigg b. March 14, 1885, d. October 12, 1975
Marriage*William Claude England married Margaret Maggie Rigg, daughter of Stephen Columbus Rigg and Mary Byron Gray, on April 25, 1906 at Powellton, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Claude England death certificate.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the William Claude England obituary in the Jun 16, 1959 edition.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the England-Rigg mariage record.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the England-Hamrick marriage certificate.

Elizabeth Lee England1,2,3

F, b. August 14, 1911, d. May, 1987
FatherWilliam Claude England1,2 b. January 12, 1874, d. June 15, 1959
MotherMargaret Maggie Rigg1,2 b. March 14, 1885, d. October 12, 1975
     Her Social Security Number was 233-22-7038.4 Elizabeth Lee England was born on August 14, 1911 at West Virginia.1,4 As of April 17, 1948,her married name was Hendrix.3 She married Elbert Hayden Hendrix on April 17, 1948 at Maricopa Co., Arizona.3 Elizabeth Lee England died in May, 1987 at Arizona at age 75.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 69, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 87, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 208, District 20-69, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1940Stenographer5

Family

Elbert Hayden Hendrix b. May 8, 1909, d. May 4, 1972
Marriage*Elizabeth Lee England married Elbert Hayden Hendrix on April 17, 1948 at Maricopa Co., Arizona.3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5797] Arizona History and Archives Division, Arizona, County Marriage Records, 1865-1972.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Thornton England Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 6, 1908, d. March 31, 1993
FatherWilliam Claude England1,2,3,4,6 b. January 12, 1874, d. June 15, 1959
MotherMargaret Maggie Rigg1,2,3,4,6 b. March 14, 1885, d. October 12, 1975
     His Social Security Number was 233-10-8747.7 James Thornton England Sr. was buried at Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.8 He was born on July 6, 1908 at Elkridge, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,8 He married Helen Beattie Hamrick on July 3, 1931 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.4,5 James Thornton England Sr. died on March 31, 1993 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, at age 84.7,8 He J. Thornton England, 84, of Alderson died March 31, 1993, at home. He was a born in Elkridge. He was a retired from Acme Limestone Co., Fort Springs, as an electrician. He was a member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, Alderson, a usher and on the board of trustee. He was a member of Alderson Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellows, Shryock Masonic Lodge No. 47 A.F & A.M., Ronceverte, Beni Kedem Temple, Charleston, Greenbrier Valley Shrine Club and American Association of Retired Persons. Surviving: sons, James T. Jr. of Libby, Mont., William D. of Louisa, Ky; daughters, Betty Taggart of Columbus, Ohio, Helen A. Imbrock of Gap Mills; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rich Curtis officiating. Burial will be in Alderson Cemetery, with masonic graveside rites conducted by Shryock Mason Lodge No. 47. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, and one hour prior to services at the church. on April 2, 1993.8

Census Records

1910Dwelling 438, District 17, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 69, District 45, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 87, District 4, Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 264, District 13-15, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1930Clerk2
1940Limestone company superintendent9

Family

Helen Beattie Hamrick b. September 6, 1905, d. January 20, 1993
Marriage*James Thornton England Sr. married Helen Beattie Hamrick on July 3, 1931 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.4,5 
Children
  • Helen Ann England5,8,9
  • James Thornton England Jr.5,8,9
  • William D. England5,8,9
  • Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" England5,8,9

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the England-Hamrick marriage certificate.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Helen H. England obituary in the Jan 22, 1993 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the William Claude England obituary in the Jun 16, 1959 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the J. Thornton England obituary in the Apr 2, 1993 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Dorothy Lee Rigg1,2,3

F, b. November 20, 1920, d. September 7, 2010
FatherRobert Stephen Rigg1,4 b. July 27, 1894, d. January 30, 1979
MotherZeulah Ina Dixon1,2,4 b. March 21, 1894, d. December, 1984
     Dorothy Lee Rigg was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 1521 South Carpenter Drive, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on November 20, 1920 at West Virginia.1,6 As of October 18, 1946,her married name was Arritt.3 She married Kenneth Reid Arritt Sr. on October 18, 1946.3,4 Dorothy Lee Rigg died on September 7, 2010 at Virginia at age 89.6,4 She Dorothy R. Arritt, 89, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010. A daughter of the late Robert and Zeulah Rigg, she was predeceased by her brother, Dixon Rigg. Dorothy was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Kenneth R. Arritt Sr. A longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church, she was active there on numerous committees and taught Sunday School. She loved her dogs and cat. Dorothy was an avid Bridge player through which she made many friends. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kathy Arritt, of Roanoke; daughter and son-in-law, Susan Scott and Dr. Robert Scott, of Asheboro, N.C; four grandchildren, Meredith and Reid Arritt and Mary and Katherine Scott; and special friends, Edna Martin, Lucille McCoy and Betty Price. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to Grace United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 5763, Roanoke, Va. 24012. Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2010, at Oakey's North Chapel. The Rev. E.E. "Dick" Jones will officiate. The interment service will be held at noon on Friday, September 10, 2010, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, Va. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2010, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237. on September 9, 2010.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 35, District 30, Irish Corner, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 9, District 3-8, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia2

Family

Kenneth Reid Arritt Sr. b. January 29, 1920, d. March, 1973
Marriage*Dorothy Lee Rigg married Kenneth Reid Arritt Sr. on October 18, 1946.3,4 
Children
  • Kenneth Reid Arritt Jr.4
  • Susan Arritt4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4035] Stephen Rigg's Tree of Many Branches, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/5267890/person/-1477894885
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy R. Arritt obituary in the Sep 9, 2010 edition.
  5. [S3866] Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Octavia A. Jett1,2,3

F, b. April 17, 1857, d. September 6, 1890
FatherJoseph Thornton Jett1,2 b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
MotherEliza A. Gray1,2 b. March 30, 1836, d. May 28, 1878
     Octavia A. Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on April 17, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 As of October 11, 1871,her married name was Martin.6 She married Samuel M. Martin on October 11, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 Octavia A. Jett died on September 6, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 33.5,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 444, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 460, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 40, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Samuel M. Martin b. April 12, 1844, d. February 10, 1910
Marriage*Octavia A. Jett married Samuel M. Martin on October 11, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

John L. Jett1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
FatherJoseph Thornton Jett1,2 b. December 12, 1835, d. April 17, 1898
MotherEliza A. Gray1,2 b. March 30, 1836, d. May 28, 1878
     John L. Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on June 1, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 He married Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns in 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 John L. Jett died on January 31, 1905 at age 45.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 444, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 460, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 28, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 27, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1880Foundry worker3
1900Farmer5

Family

Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
Marriage*John L. Jett married Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns in 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  9. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  10. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Samuel M. Martin1,2

M, b. April 12, 1844, d. February 10, 1910
     Samuel M. Martin was buried at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 12, 1844 at Campbell Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Octavia A. Jett, daughter of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, on October 11, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Samuel M. Martin died on February 10, 1910 at Virginia at age 65.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 40, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1880Dry goods merchant1

Family

Octavia A. Jett b. April 17, 1857, d. September 6, 1890
Marriage*Samuel M. Martin married Octavia A. Jett, daughter of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, on October 11, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2258] East Hill Cemetery, Salem 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=81&GRid=36099422&CRid=50097&df=all&
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Lucy A. Martin1,2

F, b. March 12, 1873
FatherSamuel M. Martin1,2 b. April 12, 1844, d. February 10, 1910
MotherOctavia A. Jett1,2 b. April 17, 1857, d. September 6, 1890
     Lucy A. Martin was born on March 12, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 40, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3

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.

Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns1

F, b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on September 21, 1859 at Virginia.1,2 As of 1886,her married name was Jett.3 She married John L. Jett, son of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, in 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns died on June 3, 1903 at age 43.1,2

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 27, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

John L. Jett b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
Marriage*Mary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns married John L. Jett, son of Joseph Thornton Jett and Eliza A. Gray, in 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  8. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  9. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Dr. Joseph Cabell Jett1,2,3

M, b. April 7, 1880
FatherJohn L. Jett1,4,5 b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
MotherMary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns1,4,5 b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     Dr. Joseph Cabell Jett was born on April 7, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 He married Ella Florence "Fay" Unknown circa 1903.6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 28, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 27, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 84, District 122, Ward 3, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 106, District 40, Quinnimont, Fayette Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 165, District 32, Quinnimont, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1910General practice doctor6
1920Coal company medical doctor7
1930Physician8

Family

Ella Florence "Fay" Unknown b. circa 1885
Marriage*Dr. Joseph Cabell Jett married Ella Florence "Fay" Unknown circa 1903.6 
Child
  • Charlie Jett6

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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Eliza Gray Jett1

F, b. April 27, 1890, d. May 1, 1901
FatherJohn L. Jett1,2 b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
MotherMary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns1,2 b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     Eliza Gray Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on April 27, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on May 1, 1901 at age 11.1

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 27, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

John L. Jett Jr.1

M, b. June 23, 1900, d. September 11, 1900
FatherJohn L. Jett1 b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
MotherMary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns1 b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     John L. Jett Jr. was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on June 23, 1900.1 He died on September 11, 1900.1

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.

Harry Letcher Jett1,2

M, b. August 21, 1887, d. November 5, 1934
FatherJohn L. Jett3,4 b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
MotherMary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns3,4 b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     Harry Letcher Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on August 21, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Jane Plaine circa 1925.5 Harry Letcher Jett died on November 5, 1934 at age 47.3

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 27, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Electrician7
1920Dwelling 105, District 210, Ward 7, Akron, Summit Co., Ohio7
1930Dwelling 34, District 160, Barberton, Summit Co., Ohio5

Occupation

1930Electrician5

Family

Jane Plaine
Marriage*Harry Letcher Jett married Jane Plaine circa 1925.5 
Child
  • Nancy Lewis Jett5,8

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 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. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.

Zack Dobyns Jett1

M, b. May 19, 1892, d. July 3, 1892
FatherJohn L. Jett1,2 b. June 1, 1859, d. January 31, 1905
MotherMary Virginia "Jennie" Dobyns1,2 b. September 21, 1859, d. June 3, 1903
     Zack Dobyns Jett was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 19, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on July 3, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of whooping cough.1,2

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.