Mary Katherine Brown1

F, b. circa 1908
     Mary Katherine Brown was born circa 1908 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 As of January 10, 1931,her married name was Callahan.1 She married Fowler Burton Callahan, son of Henry Madison "Mat" Callahan and Amanda Virginia "Mandy" Elmore, on January 10, 1931 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1

Family

Fowler Burton Callahan b. August 24, 1903, d. January 31, 1940
Marriage*Mary Katherine Brown married Fowler Burton Callahan, son of Henry Madison "Mat" Callahan and Amanda Virginia "Mandy" Elmore, on January 10, 1931 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 

Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. February 12, 1922, d. May 16, 1999
FatherWamer Jackson Callahan1,3,4,6 b. February 27, 1897, d. November 12, 1940
MotherLutie Vaughan Lewis1,3,4,6 b. August 28, 1897, d. March 31, 1983
     Her Social Security Number was 231-18-6174.6 Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan was born on February 12, 1922 at Stony Creek, Sussex Co., Virginia.4,5,6 As of January 16, 1944,her married name was Mentzer.4 She married Joseph Thomas Mentzer on January 16, 1944 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,4 Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan and Joseph Thomas Mentzer were divorced on June 5, 1952 at Petersburg, Virginia.7 As of January 25, 1953,her married name was McCoull. Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan married Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV on January 25, 1953 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,3,4 Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan died on May 16, 1999 at Virginia at age 77.6 She Jacquelynne C. McCoull, a retired Teletype setter, wife of Charles L. McCoull IV. on May 18, 1999.8

Census Records

1940Dwelling 63, District 114-104, Norfolk, Virginia1

Family 1

Joseph Thomas Mentzer b. circa 1919
Marriage*Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan married Joseph Thomas Mentzer on January 16, 1944 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,4 
Divorce* Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan and Joseph Thomas Mentzer were divorced on June 5, 1952 at Petersburg, Virginia.7 
Child
  • Joseph Thomas Mentzer Jr.2,3,4

Family 2

Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV b. August 28, 1921, d. August 4, 2010
Marriage*Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan married Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV on January 25, 1953 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,3,4 
Children
  • Renee L. McCoull3,2
  • Charles Louis "Chip" McCoull V3

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Charles Logan McCoull IV obituary in the Aug 7, 2010 edition.
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Wamer J. Callahan, Jr. obituary in the Mar 8, 2009 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Jacquelynne C. McCoull obituary in the May 18, 1999 edition.

Wamer Jackson Callahan Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. February 12, 1924, d. March 5, 2009
FatherWamer Jackson Callahan1,2,4 b. February 27, 1897, d. November 12, 1940
MotherLutie Vaughan Lewis1,2,4 b. August 28, 1897, d. March 31, 1983
     Wamer Jackson Callahan Jr. was buried at Christ & Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, Petersburg, Virginia.2 He was born on February 12, 1924 at Virginia.1,2 He married Elizabeth Landon "Betty" Hinton on October 8, 1960 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,4 Wamer Jackson Callahan Jr. died on March 5, 2009 at Colonial Heights, Virginia, at age 85.2,3 He CALLAHAN, Wamer J. Jr., passed away March 5, 2009 at his home in Colonial Heights after a lengthy illness. Buddy, as he was known to everyone, was born February 12, 1924 to the late Wamer J. and Lutie Lewis Callahan. Mr. Callahan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard a minesweeper in the Pacific. After the war, he received his BA and MFA degrees at Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William & Mary. He was a teacher in the Colonial Heights School System, a founder of Swift Creek Mill Playhouse, where he was a Director of the Theatre for 24 years until his retirement due to health reasons in 1989. He was also an active member of Christ & Grace Episcopal Church in Petersburg and served on the vestry. Mr. Callahan was also predeceased by his sister, Jacquelynne C. McCoull, and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Hinton Callahan; his mother-in-law, Martha Lanier Hinton; a brother-in-law, Charles L. McCoull IV; a nephew, Joseph Thomas Mentzer; a niece, Renee L. McCoull, all of Colonial Heights; a nephew, Charles L. McCoull V and wife, Janice, of Chester; four grandnephews, Chan and Chris Mentzer, Chad and Ryan McCoull. A service celebrating his life will be held on Monday, March 9, 1 p.m. at Christ & Grace Episcopal Church with Rev. David Teschner and Rev. Dr. Boston Lackey officiating. Following the memorial service, the family will greet friends in the Parish Hall and interment will follow in the Church Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Christ & Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, Va. 23805 or to your local SPCA. The family is being served by the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service. on March 8, 2009.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 63, District 114-104, Norfolk, Virginia1

Family

Elizabeth Landon "Betty" Hinton
Marriage*Wamer Jackson Callahan Jr. married Elizabeth Landon "Betty" Hinton on October 8, 1960 at Petersburg, Virginia.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Wamer J. Callahan, Jr. obituary in the Mar 8, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV1,2

M, b. August 28, 1921, d. August 4, 2010
     Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV was buried at Blanford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.1 He was born on August 28, 1921 at Richmond, Virginia.2 He married Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan, daughter of Wamer Jackson Callahan and Lutie Vaughan Lewis, on January 25, 1953 at Petersburg, Virginia.1,3,2 Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV died on August 4, 2010 at Virginia at age 88.1 He Charles Logan "Chuck" McCoull IV, 88, of Colonial Heights passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles L. McCoull III and Carolyn Coates McCoull; wife, Jacquelynne C. McCoull, and brother, Gibson Coates McCoull. He is survived by his children, Renee McCoull, Charles L. "Chip" McCoull V and wife, Janice, and Joseph Thomas Mentzer Jr; grandchildren, Chad McCoull, Ryan McCoull, T. Channing Mentzer and Christopher S. Mentzer; and a sister-in-law, Elizabeth H. Callahan. Following his graduation from Granby High School, Mr. McCoull served in World War II with fighter squadron VMTB-134 of the United States Marine Corps. After the war he followed his love of theatre and appeared in numerous productions including many at Swift Creek Mill Playhouse where he worked for over 30 years. Mr. McCoull was a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild as well. He was a retired teacher with Dinwiddie County Schools and a member of St. Michaels' Episcopal Church where he loved singing in the church choir. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at the Petersburg chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. A service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Interment will be in Blandford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the SPCA of Petersburg & Colonial Heights, 201 Temple Avenue, Suite E., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 or the USO. on August 7, 2010.1

Family

Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan b. February 12, 1922, d. May 16, 1999
Marriage*He married Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan, daughter of Wamer Jackson Callahan and Lutie Vaughan Lewis, on January 25, 1953 at Petersburg, Virginia.1,3,2 
Children
  • Renee L. McCoull3,1
  • Charles Louis "Chip" McCoull V3

Citations

  1. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Charles Logan McCoull IV obituary in the Aug 7, 2010 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Wamer J. Callahan, Jr. obituary in the Mar 8, 2009 edition.

Joseph Thomas Mentzer1,2,3

M, b. circa 1919
     Joseph Thomas Mentzer was born circa 1919 at Monongahela, Washington Co., Pennsylvania.2 He married Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan, daughter of Wamer Jackson Callahan and Lutie Vaughan Lewis, on January 16, 1944 at Petersburg, Virginia.1,2 Joseph Thomas Mentzer and Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan were divorced on June 5, 1952 at Petersburg, Virginia.3

Family

Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan b. February 12, 1922, d. May 16, 1999
Marriage*Joseph Thomas Mentzer married Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan, daughter of Wamer Jackson Callahan and Lutie Vaughan Lewis, on January 16, 1944 at Petersburg, Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* Joseph Thomas Mentzer and Jacquelynne Vaughan Callahan were divorced on June 5, 1952 at Petersburg, Virginia.3 
Child
  • Joseph Thomas Mentzer Jr.1,4,2

Citations

  1. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Charles Logan McCoull IV obituary in the Aug 7, 2010 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  4. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Wamer J. Callahan, Jr. obituary in the Mar 8, 2009 edition.

Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
     Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 He was born on January 11, 1892 at Rockbridge Co., Virginia.2 He married Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, daughter of Beale Callaghan and Sarah Margaret Elmore, circa 1913.1,6,4,7,8 Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm died in 1965 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1920Shop machinist9
1930Railroad shop machinist6
1940Railroad shop machinist helper10

Family

Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
Marriage*Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm married Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, daughter of Beale Callaghan and Sarah Margaret Elmore, circa 1913.1,6,4,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4631] The Callaghans of Alleghany Co Va, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1748551/person/-1895776352?ssrc=
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S2824] Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=goings&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=77648271&CRid=49946&df=all&
  4. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  5. [S593] Daily Press, From the Ray McCutcheon Wilhelm obituary in the Apr 17, 2010 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1772] Daily Progress, The, From the J. W. Wilhelm obituary in the Jun 19, 2004 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S9202] Bennett Funeral Homes, online www.bennettfuneralhomes.com, From the Ruby Wilhelm Carroll obituary.
  15. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Forrest VanLear Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 26, 1928, d. September 24, 1981
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,7,8,9,10,3,5,6 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,7,8,9,10,3,5,6 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 223-30-7175.11 Forrest VanLear Wilhelm was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,5 He was born on March 26, 1928 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.11,12,3,4,5 He married Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines on July 14, 1950 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6 Forrest VanLear Wilhelm died on September 24, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 53.11,12,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Family

Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines b. September 30, 1930, d. March 26, 1988
Marriage*Forrest VanLear Wilhelm married Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines on July 14, 1950 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children
  • Forrest VanLear Wilhelm Jr.6
  • Wendy Denise Wilhelm6

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2540] Alleghany Memorial Park, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=vint&GSby=1903&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=8178370&CRid=49217&df=all&
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  9. [S593] Daily Press, From the Ray McCutcheon Wilhelm obituary in the Apr 17, 2010 edition.
  10. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Charles Edward Via1,2,3

M, b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
     Charles Edward Via was buried at Sunrise Cemetery, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 He was born on September 18, 1885 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Mamie Frances Callaghan, daughter of Beale Callaghan and Sarah Margaret Elmore, on December 27, 1917 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6 Charles Edward Via died on September 12, 1959 at Lucketts, Loudoun Co., Virginia, at age 73.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Blacksmith iron worker7
1940Farm laborer8

Family

Mamie Frances Callaghan b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
Marriage*Charles Edward Via married Mamie Frances Callaghan, daughter of Beale Callaghan and Sarah Margaret Elmore, on December 27, 1917 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children

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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S396] Betty and Shelly Dudley, Sunrise Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA.
  5. [S4631] The Callaghans of Alleghany Co Va, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1748551/person/-1895776352?ssrc=
  6. [S4636] Elaine Via's Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13056531/person/-132526766
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Lucille Marie Smith obituary in the Jun 23, 1999 edition.
  11. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lucille Marie Via1,2,3

F, b. June 11, 1921, d. June 21, 1999
FatherCharles Edward Via1,4,2,3,5 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,4,2,3,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Lucille Marie Via was buried at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick Co., Maryland.6 Her Social Security Number was 212-20-1398.2 Her married name was Smith.3 She married Donald Francis Smith.3 Lucille Marie Via was born on June 11, 1921 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3,6 She died on June 21, 1999 at Middletown, Frederick Co., Maryland, at age 78.2,3,6 She Mrs. Lucille Marie Smith, 78, of 3231 Bidle Road, Middletown, died Monday, June 21, at her home. She was the wife of Donald F. Smith. Born June 11, 1921, in Low Moor, Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles Edward and Mamie Frances Callaghan Via. Mrs. Smith was a member of Frederick Church of the Nazarene. Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, Donald D. Smith of Middletown, John Charles Smith of Barnesville, and Susan Jill LaLone of Frederick; 14 grandchildren; and three sisters, Dorothy Phillips of Keedysville, Josephine Schultz of St. Joseph, Mo., and Betty Lou Romel of Oklahoma. Graveside funeral services will be private in Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown. on June 23, 1999.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia4

Family

Donald Francis Smith b. October 17, 1917, d. November 10, 2007
Marriage*Lucille Marie Via married Donald Francis Smith.3 
Children
  • John Charles Smith3
  • Susan Jill Smith3
  • Donald D. Smith+3,7 b. February 26, 1944, d. October 17, 2013

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. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Lucille Marie Smith obituary in the Jun 23, 1999 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  6. [S10391] Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Frederick Co., MD, online www.findagrave.com.
  7. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Donald D. Smith obituary in the Oct 20, 2013 edition.

Charles Edward Via Jr.1,2

M, b. April 6, 1928, d. January 4, 1974
FatherCharles Edward Via3,4,2,5 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan3,4,2,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 212-24-4865.6 Charles Edward Via Jr. was buried at Karnes Family Cemetery, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.7 He was born on April 6, 1928 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,7,8,1,2 He died on January 4, 1974 at Winchester, Virginia, at age 45; His gravestone and the SSDI have a death date of Jan 5, 1974.6,7,8,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S4638] Karnes Family Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Louise Helen Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5

F, b. November 23, 1916, d. July 4, 2010
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,2,6,3,5,7 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,2,6,5,7 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     Louise Helen Wilhelm was buried at Crowley Cemetery, Rayville, Ray Co., Missouri.3,8 She was born on November 23, 1916 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3,8,4 As of May 10, 1940,her married name was Rayburn.3 She married Porter Huston Rayburn Jr. on May 10, 1940 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,10,5 Louise Helen Wilhelm died on July 4, 2010 at Richmond, Ray Co., Missouri, at age 93.9,3,8 She Louise Wilhelm Rayburn, 93, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at her home. Louise was born Nov. 23, 1916 in Clifton Forge, Va., the daughter of Chisem Pearl and Lilly Della (Calahan) Wilhelm. She married Porter Huston Rayburn Jr., a native son of Clifton Forge, on May 10, 1940; he preceded her in death June 19, 2007. In 1945, Mrs. Rayburn and her husband Porter left Clifton Forge, Va., for Toledo, Ohio, where they remained for a number of years before re-locating to Kansas City North. Upon Mr. Rayburn’s retirement in 1973, they moved to their weekend farm in Richmond. In the Kansas City area, Louise was well known for her love of poodles and highly respected as a poodle groomer. Moreover, she was very resourceful in finding new homes for poodles whose owners passed away or could no longer care for them. After moving to Richmond and retiring from the grooming business, she soon developed a keen interest in quilting and doll crafting. Survivors include: her only child, daughter Suzette Louise Rayburn Wells, and son-in-law Dick, Richmond; four sisters, Ruby Carroll, Richmond, Va., Aurelia Seward, Waverly, Va., Norma Mathis, Burbank, Calif., and Marion Golden, Charlottesville, Va; one brother and sister-in-law, Preston Alvin Wilhelm and wife, Jenny, Ashland, Va; sister-in-law, Juanita Rayburn Pyle, Aztec, N.M; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, her twin brother, LaRue and other brothers, Edsel, John, Forrest, Ray, J.W., Boyd, and sisters Violet, Virginia, Betty, and Hazel preceded her in death. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Key to the Sea Poodle Club, 2124 Bridlewood, Toledo, Ohio 43614. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2 p.m, Saturday, July 17, at Crowley Cemetery in Richmond, followed by graveside services at 2 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of McGilley Antioch Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. on July 6, 2010.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Ribbon factory waever6

Family

Porter Huston Rayburn Jr. b. May 19, 1920, d. June 19, 2007
Marriage*Louise Helen Wilhelm married Porter Huston Rayburn Jr. on May 10, 1940 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,10,5 
Child
  • Suzette Louise Rayburn3,10

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. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  8. [S10389] Crowley Cemetery, Ray Co., MO, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Porter Huston Rayburn Jr. obituary in the Jun 21, 2007 edition.

LaRue Homer Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 23, 1916, d. June 28, 1990
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,2,3,7,5,8 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,2,3,7,5,8 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 382-10-5787.9 LaRue Homer Wilhelm was born on November 23, 1916 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,9,5,6,10 He died on June 28, 1990 at Bloomfield, Oakland Co., Michigan, at age 73.9,4,10

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 28, District 84-1490, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan11

Occupation

1940Tire builder11

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. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  4. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [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.
  7. [S593] Daily Press, From the Ray McCutcheon Wilhelm obituary in the Apr 17, 2010 edition.
  8. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Violet Marie Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. February 19, 1918, d. January 18, 1949
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,2,7,8,4,6,9 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,2,7,8,4,6,9 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     Violet Marie Wilhelm was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on February 19, 1918 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1919.3,4,5,6 As of July 1, 1937,her married name was Robinson.6 She married George Wray Robinson on July 1, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,6,3 Violet Marie Wilhelm died on January 18, 1949 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 30.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2

Family

George Wray Robinson b. March 10, 1912, d. December 2, 1978
Marriage*Violet Marie Wilhelm married George Wray Robinson on July 1, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,6,3 
Child

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. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  8. [S593] Daily Press, From the Ray McCutcheon Wilhelm obituary in the Apr 17, 2010 edition.
  9. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.

Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm1,2,3,4,5

F, b. August 15, 1919, d. January 2, 2016
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,2,6,7,4,5,8 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,2,6,7,4,5,8 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm CARROLL, Ruby Wilhelm "Mammy," of Richmond, Va., died on January 2, 2016, at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by husband, Candy Carroll; parents, Chisem Pearl and Lilly Callahan Wilhelm; and 13 siblings. Ruby is survived by daughter, Carol Ann Earehart; granddaughters, Christi Earehart and Carrie Worrell; great-grandchildren, Kathryn Hall, Allen-Michael McCaleb and Ashlyn McCaleb; sisters, Aurelia Seward, Millie Golden; and brother, Preston "Doc" Wilhelm. Ruby was born August 15, 1919 in Clifton Forge, Va. After moving to Richmond, she worked for Royal Globe Insurance Company.5 She was born on August 15, 1919 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,5 As of May 3, 1942,her married name was Robertson.4 She married Claude Swanson Robertson Jr. on May 3, 1942 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm and Claude Swanson Robertson Jr. were divorced on August 2, 1951 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9 As of December 26, 1951,her married name was Carroll.4 Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm married Richard Easton Carroll on December 26, 1951 at Richmond, Virginia.4,10 Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm died on January 2, 2016 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 96.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Claude Swanson Robertson Jr. b. December 3, 1921, d. November 27, 1995
Marriage*Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm married Claude Swanson Robertson Jr. on May 3, 1942 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm and Claude Swanson Robertson Jr. were divorced on August 2, 1951 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9 
Child
  • Carol Ann Robertson5,4

Family 2

Richard Easton Carroll b. January 18, 1914, d. November 20, 1965
Marriage*Ruby Marguerite Wilhelm married Richard Easton Carroll on December 26, 1951 at Richmond, Virginia.4,10 

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S9202] Bennett Funeral Homes, online www.bennettfuneralhomes.com, From the Ruby Wilhelm Carroll obituary.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  8. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Virginia Dare Wilhelm1,2,3,4

F, b. February 11, 1921, d. May 22, 2006
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,5,6,7,8 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,5,6,7,8 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     Virginia Dare Wilhelm was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.9 She was born on February 11, 1921 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.10,9,4 As of July 9, 1943,her married name was Thomas.3 She married Wiley Franklin Thomas Sr. on July 9, 1943 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,11,3 Virginia Dare Wilhelm died on May 22, 2006 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 85.10,9 She Virginia Wilhelm Thomas, 85 of Roanoke, passed away Monday, May 23, 2006. A native of Clifton Forge, she was an area resident for the past 47 years. She was retired from the Wilson Trucking Company as a clerk after 11 years of service. She was a member of Huntington Court United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley F. Thomas, Sr. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Wiley F., Jr., and Jane Thomas of Roanoke, Donald W. Thomas of Roanoke, Michael W. and Lynn Thomas of Alpharetta, Ga; grandchildren, Allison Rowland, William Thomas, Chelsea Thomas, and Lauren Thomas; great-grand children, Baylee Rowland, Morgan Rowland; brothers, Ray M. Wilhelm of Seaford, Va., Preston A. Wilhelm of Ashland, Va; sisters, Louise Rayburn, Kansas City, Missouri, Ruby Carroll, Richmond, Va., Aurelia Seward of Waverly, Va., Norma Mathis, Burbank, Calif., Hazel Castevens, Richmond, Marion Lou Golden, Charlottesville, Va. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2006 at 12 n at Oakeys North Chapel with the Rev. George Stewart officiating with interment to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 24, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakeys North Chapel, 362-1237. on May 24, 2006.9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Family

Wiley Franklin Thomas Sr. b. February 10, 1920, d. April 28, 2002
Marriage*Virginia Dare Wilhelm married Wiley Franklin Thomas Sr. on July 9, 1943 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,11,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4633] Wilhelm - Thomas Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/29844900/person/12217056239
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  7. [S593] Daily Press, From the Ray McCutcheon Wilhelm obituary in the Apr 17, 2010 edition.
  8. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Wilhelm Thomas obituary in the May 24, 2006 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiley F. Thomas, Sr. obituary in the Apr 29, 2002 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiley Franklin Thomas, Jr. obituary in the Dec 20, 2019 edition.

Aurelia Claudine Wilhelm1,2,3,4

F, b. October 16, 1922, d. October 10, 2016
FatherChisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm1,5,6,7,2,4 b. January 11, 1892, d. 1965
MotherLillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan1,5,6,7,2,4 b. November 11, 1894, d. April 19, 1976
     Aurelia Claudine Wilhelm Aurelia Wilhelm Seward, age 93, widow of Arthur Kyle Seward, Sr., passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at Waverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born August 16, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Chisholm Pearl Wilhelm and Lillie Callaghan Wilhelm. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, LaRue Wilhelm, Forrest Wilhelm, Edsel Wilhelm, Boyd Wilhelm, John Wilhelm, J.W. Wilhelm, and Ray Wilhelm and her sisters, Violet W. Robinson, Betty W. Lally, Louise W. Rayburn, Ruby W. Carroll, Virginia W. Thomas, Norma W. Mathis, and Hazel W. Casstevens. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Arthur K. Seward, Jr. Peggy and Richard W, Seward Angie Epps, both of Waverly; her brother, Preston A. Wilhelm, Sr. of Richmond; her sister, Marion W. Golden of Charlottesville and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel from 7 to 8:30 pm. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Waverly Cemetery with Rev. Ray Rowland officiating.2 She was buried at Waverly Cemetery, 248-252 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, Sussex Co., Virginia.8,2 She was born on October 16, 1922 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia; Her obituary has a birth date of Aug 16, 1922.2,3,4 As of June 4, 1949,her married name was Seward.4 She married Arthur Kyle Seward on June 4, 1949 at Richmond, Virginia.2,4 Aurelia Claudine Wilhelm died on October 10, 2016 at Waverly, Virginia, at age 93.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 32, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 63, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Family

Arthur Kyle Seward b. November 1, 1922, d. December 20, 2001
Marriage*Aurelia Claudine Wilhelm married Arthur Kyle Seward on June 4, 1949 at Richmond, Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • Arthur Kyle Seward Jr.9,2,4
  • Richard Wayne Seward9,2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S10390] R.W. Baker Funeral Home, online rwbakerfh.com, From the Aurelia Wilhelm Seward obituary.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S4632] Richmond Daily News, From the Louise Wilhelm Rayburn obituary in the Jul 6, 2010 edition.
  7. [S9202] Bennett Funeral Homes, online www.bennettfuneralhomes.com, From the Ruby Wilhelm Carroll obituary.
  8. [S4634] Waverly Cemetery, Sussex Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Arthur Kyle Seward obituary in the Dec 22, 2001 edition.