Ray McCutchon Wilhelm Jr.1

M, b. July 8, 1959, d. July 8, 1959
FatherRay McCutcheon Wilhelm1 b. October 9, 1926, d. April 16, 2010
MotherAlice Josephine Crawford1 b. August 12, 1928
     Ray McCutchon Wilhelm Jr. was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 He died on July 8, 1959 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 8, 1959 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

George Wray Robinson1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 10, 1912, d. December 2, 1978
     His Social Security Number was 225-16-3179.6 George Wray Robinson was buried at Riverview Cemetery, 420 Rosser Avenue, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.3,4 He was born on March 10, 1912 at Virginia.2,6,3,4,5 He married Violet Marie Wilhelm, daughter of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, on July 1, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,2,1 George Wray Robinson died on December 2, 1978 at Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 66.3,4

Family

Violet Marie Wilhelm b. February 19, 1918, d. January 18, 1949
Marriage*He married Violet Marie Wilhelm, daughter of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, on July 1, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S6424] Riverview Cemetery, Waynesboro, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [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.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Infant Robinson1

M
FatherGeorge Wray Robinson1 b. March 10, 1912, d. December 2, 1978
MotherViolet Marie Wilhelm1 b. February 19, 1918, d. January 18, 1949
     Infant Robinson was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Wiley Franklin Thomas Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. September 6, 1946, d. December 18, 2019
FatherWiley Franklin Thomas Sr.1,5,2,4 b. February 10, 1920, d. April 28, 2002
MotherVirginia Dare Wilhelm1,5,2,4 b. February 11, 1921, d. May 22, 2006
     Wiley Franklin Thomas Jr. was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 6, 1946 at Richmond, Virginia.3,4 He married Jane Agnes Sowers on July 29, 1972 at Richmond, Virginia.4 Wiley Franklin Thomas Jr. died on December 18, 2019 at Virginia at age 73.2 He Wiley Franklin Thomas Jr., 73, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and worked in the trucking business for many years in the Roanoke area. Wiley was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley Franklin Thomas Sr. and Virginia Wilhelm Thomas. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Jane Thomas; daughter, Allison Waller; son, William Thomas; granddaughters, Baylee and Morgan Rowland; brothers, Don Thomas and Mike Thomas (Lynn); and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Church of the Transfiguration with the Rev. Fr. Stephen McNally officiating. Interment will follow in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. on December 20, 2019.2

Family

Jane Agnes Sowers
Marriage*He married Jane Agnes Sowers on July 29, 1972 at Richmond, Virginia.4 
Children
  • Allison Thomas2
  • William Thomas2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Wilhelm Thomas obituary in the May 24, 2006 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiley Franklin Thomas, Jr. obituary in the Dec 20, 2019 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wiley F. Thomas, Sr. obituary in the Apr 29, 2002 edition.

Milena Doris Trifunacz1

F, b. September 12, 1920, d. September 14, 1997
     Her Social Security Number was 298-14-1932.2 Milena Doris Trifunacz was buried at Seven Pines National Cemetery, 400 East Williamsburg Road, Richmond, Virginia.3,4 Her married name was Wilhelm.3 She married John Paul Wilhelm, son of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan.3 Milena Doris Trifunacz was born on September 12, 1920 at Akron, Summit Co., Ohio.3,2,4,1 She died on September 14, 1997 at Henrico Co., Virginia, at age 77.3,2,4,5

Family

John Paul Wilhelm b. March 29, 1924, d. September 13, 1992
Marriage*She married John Paul Wilhelm, son of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan.3 

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S4635] Seven Pines National Cemetery, Richmiond, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Raymond Herrera1,2,3

M, b. January 23, 1932, d. February 24, 1996
     His Social Security Number was 569-40-3880.4 Raymond Herrera was born on January 23, 1932.4,3 He married Norma Jean Wilhelm, daughter of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, in March, 1961 at Alameda Co., California.1,2 Raymond Herrera died on February 24, 1996 at Alameda Co., California, at age 64.4,3

Family

Norma Jean Wilhelm b. September 11, 1925
Marriage*He married Norma Jean Wilhelm, daughter of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, in March, 1961 at Alameda Co., California.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S4633] Wilhelm - Thomas Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/29844900/person/12217056239
  2. [S1450] Sacramento, California Department of Health Services, California Marriage Index, 1960-1985.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines1,2,3

F, b. September 30, 1930, d. March 26, 1988
     Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,1 She was born on September 30, 1930 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3,1 As of July 14, 1950,her married name was Wilhelm.2 She married Forrest VanLear Wilhelm, son of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, on July 14, 1950 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 Phyllis Erdine/Erdene Gaines died on March 26, 1988 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 57.1

Family

Forrest VanLear Wilhelm b. March 26, 1928, d. September 24, 1981
Marriage*She married Forrest VanLear Wilhelm, son of Chisholm Pearl "Chisem" Wilhelm and Lillian Della "Lilly" Callaghan, on July 14, 1950 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Forrest VanLear Wilhelm Jr.2
  • Wendy Denise Wilhelm2

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [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&

Herbert William Via1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 14, 1919, d. April 5, 1989
FatherCharles Edward Via1,2,5 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,2,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 224-18-6122.2 Herbert William Via was buried at Karnes Family Cemetery, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia; His death certificate has his burial in Sunrise Cemetery.3,5 He and Ivan Earnest Richardson were divorced.5 Herbert William Via was born on October 14, 1919 at Mallow, Alleghany Co., Virginia; His birth record has a birth date of Oct 4, 1919.2,3,7,4,5,6 He married Ivan Earnest Richardson on March 10, 1944 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.8 Herbert William Via died on April 5, 1989 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 69.3,2,7,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1
1940Schofield Barracks, District 2-185, Wahiawa, Honolulu Co., Hawaii Territory9

Occupation

1940U.S. Army soldier9

Family

Ivan Earnest Richardson b. January 27, 1906, d. December 23, 1984
Divorce*Herbert William Via and Ivan Earnest Richardson were divorced.5 
Marriage* Herbert William Via married Ivan Earnest Richardson on March 10, 1944 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.8 

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. [S4638] Karnes Family Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  8. [S4636] Elaine Via's Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13056531/person/-132526766
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Samuel Beal Via1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 5, 1925, d. January 14, 1983
FatherCharles Edward Via1,6,2,7,8 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,6,2,7,8 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 214-20-3578.2 Samuel Beal Via was buried at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Kents Store, Fluvanna Co., Virginia.5 He was born on January 5, 1925 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia.2,3,4 He married Margaret Elizabeth Shepherd on December 3, 1971 at Albemarle Co., Virginia.8,9 Samuel Beal Via died on January 14, 1983 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 58.2,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia6

Family

Margaret Elizabeth Shepherd b. July 9, 1930, d. March 8, 2008
Marriage*Samuel Beal Via married Margaret Elizabeth Shepherd on December 3, 1971 at Albemarle Co., Virginia.8,9 

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [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.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S1772] Daily Progress, The, From the Margaret Lewis Via obituary.

Dorothy M. Via1

F, b. March 19, 1927
FatherCharles Edward Via1,2,3,4 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,2,3,4 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Her married name was Phillips.3 Dorothy M. Via married Unknown Phillips.3,4 Dorothy M. Via was born on March 19, 1927 at Virginia.1,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia2

Family

Unknown Phillips
Marriage*Dorothy M. Via married Unknown Phillips.3,4 

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. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Lucille Marie Smith obituary in the Jun 23, 1999 edition.
  4. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  5. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Mary Josephine Via1,2

F, b. January 21, 1930
FatherCharles Edward Via1,2,3,4 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,2,3,4 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Her married name was Schultz.3 Mary Josephine Via married Unknown Schultz.3,4 Mary Josephine Via was born on January 21, 1930 at Bath Co., Virginia.1,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 43, District 1, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia2

Family

Unknown Schultz
Marriage*Mary Josephine Via married Unknown Schultz.3,4 

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. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Lucille Marie Smith obituary in the Jun 23, 1999 edition.
  4. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  5. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Ralph Warren Via1,2,3,4

M, b. August 26, 1932, d. August, 1981
FatherCharles Edward Via1,3,5 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,3,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Ralph Warren Via was buried at Rattan Cemetery, Rattan, Pushmataha Co., Oklahoma.2 His Social Security Number was 217-28-8332.3 He was born on August 26, 1932 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.3,4 He died in August, 1981.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S10392] Rattan Cemetery, Pushmataha Co., OK, online www.findagrave.com.
  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. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.

Ray Via1,2,3

M, b. May 20, 1934, d. December 23, 1990
FatherCharles Edward Via1,4 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,4 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Ray Via was buried at Karnes Family Cemetery, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 220-28-7305.5 He was born on May 20, 1934 at Bath Co., Virginia.3,5 He died on December 23, 1990 at Maryland at age 56.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4638] Karnes Family Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Betty Lou Via1,2,3,4

F, b. January 27, 1936, d. April 11, 2002
FatherCharles Edward Via1,2,3,5 b. September 18, 1885, d. September 12, 1959
MotherMamie Frances Callaghan1,2,3,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. November 16, 1957
     Betty Lou Via was buried at Corinne Cemetery, Corinne, Pushmataha Co., Oklahoma.6,5 Her Social Security Number was 213-32-7893.2 Her married name was Senger.2 Her married name was Schlaman.2 Her married name was Hobbs.2 She married Unknown Hobbs.2 Betty Lou Via married Unknown Schlaman.2 Betty Lou Via married Unknown Senger.2 Betty Lou Via was born on January 27, 1936 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.6,4,5 As of circa 1970,her married name was Rymel.5 She married Clinton Bailey Rymel Sr. circa 1970.5,2 Betty Lou Via died on April 11, 2002 at Hugo, Choctaw Co., Oklahoma, at age 66.2,6,5 She Betty Rymel was born January 27, 1936 in Hot Springs, Virginia and passed away on April 11, 2002 in Hugo, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years. Mrs. Rymel was a loving parent and enjoyed sewing and flower gardening in her spare time. She is survived by her husband Clinton Bailey Rymel of the home and 10 children: Lorraine Marie Billy of Corrine, Oklahoma; Clinton Bailey Rymel, Jr. of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Kolette Rae Rymel of Sobol, Oklahoma; Karla Kay Rymel of Batavia, Illinois; Hal Edward Rymel of Cartridge, Texas; Steven Wayne Rymel of Hugo, Oklahoma; Paul William Rymel of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Richard LeRoy Rymel of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Teresa Diane Mathis of Hugo, Oklahoma; and Tracie Lee Davis of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She also leaves to cherish her memory 2 sisters: Dorothy Phillips of Maryland and Josephine Shultz of Missouri along with 19 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Charles Edward and Mammie Via; 4 brothers: Sammy, Charles, Ralph and Ray Via and 1 sister: Lucille Smith. Funeral services were held Monday, April 15, 2002at 11:00 a.m. at the Rattan Baptist Church with Reverend Sam Pound officiating. Serving as pallbearers: Charles Rymel, Brian Spencer, Kevin Billy, Chris Davis, Chad Mathis and Brett Anderson. Honorary pallbearers: Christopher Sjurset, Lance Rymel, Matthew Rymel and Steve Sjurset. She was laid to rest at the Corrine Cemetery under the direction of Mills-Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers, Oklahoma. on April 23, 2002.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 25, District 9-3, Cedar Creek, Bath Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Unknown Schlaman
Marriage*Betty Lou Via married Unknown Schlaman.2 

Family 2

Unknown Senger
Marriage*Betty Lou Via married Unknown Senger.2 

Family 3

Unknown Hobbs
Marriage*Betty Lou Via married Unknown Hobbs.2 

Family 4

Clinton Bailey Rymel Sr. b. June 21, 1936, d. December 4, 2010
Marriage*Betty Lou Via married Clinton Bailey Rymel Sr. circa 1970.5,2 
Children
  • Steven Wayne Rymel5
  • Paul William "Billy" Rymel5
  • Richard LeRoy Rymel5
  • Teresa Diane Rymel5
  • Tracie Lee Rymel5

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S10394] Pushmataha County Times, From the Betty Rymel obituary in the Apr 23, 2002 edition.
  6. [S10393] Corinne Cemetery, Pushmataha Co., OK, online www.findagrave.com.

Ivan Earnest Richardson1,2,3

F, b. January 27, 1906, d. December 23, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 229-03-1774.4 Ivan Earnest Richardson was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bath Co., Virginia.1,3 She and Herbert William Via were divorced.3 Ivan Earnest Richardson was born on January 27, 1906 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 As of March 10, 1944,her married name was Via.5 She married Herbert William Via, son of Charles Edward Via and Mamie Frances Callaghan, on March 10, 1944 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.5 Ivan Earnest Richardson died on December 23, 1984 at Monterey, Highland Co., Virginia, at age 78.1,3

Family

Herbert William Via b. October 14, 1919, d. April 5, 1989
Divorce*She and Herbert William Via were divorced.3 
Marriage* Ivan Earnest Richardson married Herbert William Via, son of Charles Edward Via and Mamie Frances Callaghan, on March 10, 1944 at Hot Springs, Bath Co., Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S4637] Mount Hope Cemetery, Bath Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S4636] Elaine Via's Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13056531/person/-132526766

Ira Hayden Snuffer1

M, b. August 11, 1883, d. February, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 232-01-9369.2 Ira Hayden Snuffer was born on August 11, 1883 at Crab Orchard, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married Lala Edith Archer on March 23, 1933 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1 Ira Hayden Snuffer died in February, 1980 at age 96.2

Family

Lala Edith Archer b. December 25, 1904, d. August 8, 1995
Marriage*He married Lala Edith Archer on March 23, 1933 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Snuffer-Callahan marriage record.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Arlesa Dale Hughes1,2

F, b. October 16, 1909, d. December 16, 1992
     Her Social Security Number was 554-26-2355.3 Arlesa Dale Hughes was born on October 16, 1909 at Arizona.2,3 As of February 12, 1953,her married name was Carothers.1 She married Lloyd G. Carothers, son of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, on February 12, 1953 at Alameda Co., California.1 Arlesa Dale Hughes died on December 16, 1992 at Alameda Co., California, at age 83.3,2

Family

Lloyd G. Carothers b. July 1, 1910, d. March 1, 1974
Marriage*She married Lloyd G. Carothers, son of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, on February 12, 1953 at Alameda Co., California.1 

Citations

  1. [S4041] California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records, California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959.
  2. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Evelyn Grace Staats1

F, b. April 22, 1915, d. November 9, 2010
     Evelyn Grace Staats was buried at Vandalia Cemetery, Porterville, Tulare Co., California.1 She was born on April 22, 1915 at Airlie, Polk Co., Oregon.1,2 As of circa 1941,her married name was Carothers.1 She married Elmer A. Carothers, son of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, circa 1941.1 Evelyn Grace Staats died on November 9, 2010 at Tulare Co., California, at age 95.2 She Evelyn G. Staats Carothers was born on the 22nd of April 1915 in Airlie, Oregon. She was a 4th generation descendant of a pioneer Oregon family. After moving to California she met and married Elmer Carothers. They made their home in Terra Bella where they raised their 2 sons Joel and Michael. Evelyn was educated in Oregon and graduated valedictorian from Airlie High School. She pursued further education at Porterville College and Fresno State College. She was the social editor of the weekly newspaper The Terra Bella News. She was the Tulare county branch librarian for the Terra Bella Library until her retirement in 1983. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, a 53 year member of Court Regina Coeli #1521, Catholic Daughters of America, a member of Terra Bella Woman's Improvement Club, Terra Bella Rose Garden Club, Tulare County Historical Society in which she served as a Director for 20 years, member of Alta Mira Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, member of Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers and member of Polk County Oregon Historical Society. Evelyn was an avid genealogist and historical researcher. She was the author of 4 family histories and was working on her 5th. She also carried a wide correspondence with family, friends and fellow researchers. She thoroughly enjoyed gardening, working at crafts and caring for her pets. Everybody fondly knew her as "Granny". She would cook big holiday meals and everyone was welcomed. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 51 ½ years Elmer Carothers in 1992. Evelyn leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons Joel Carothers of Porterville and Michael Carothers of Terra Bella, 10 grandchildren and many great and great- great grandchildren. A Rosary will be held on Monday, November 15 2010 at 6:00 pm at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd chapel. Mass will be on Tuesday, November 16 2010 at 11:00 am at St. Anne's Catholic Church followed by interment at Vandalia Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral and Cremation Service, 195 North Hockett, Porterville. 559-784-6485. on November 13, 2010.1

Family

Elmer A. Carothers b. January 28, 1914, d. September 24, 1992
Marriage*She married Elmer A. Carothers, son of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, circa 1941.1 
Children
  • Joel Carothers1
  • Michael E. Carothers1

Citations

  1. [S1552] Porterville Recorder, From the Evelyn G. Staats Carothers obituary in the Nov 13, 2010 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

John Clarence "Jack" Ward1,2,3

M, b. October 18, 1901, d. November 26, 1950
     John Clarence "Jack" Ward was born on October 18, 1901 at California.2,3 He married Verla Adeline Carothers, daughter of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, on December 18, 1926 at Berkeley, Alameda Co., California.1,4 John Clarence "Jack" Ward died on November 26, 1950 at Alameda Co., California, at age 49.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 409, District 61-82, Oakland, Alameda Co., California2

Occupation

1940Water company helper2

Family

Verla Adeline Carothers b. May 21, 1909, d. August 27, 1962
Marriage*John Clarence "Jack" Ward married Verla Adeline Carothers, daughter of George Garfield Carothers and Nora Grider, on December 18, 1926 at Berkeley, Alameda Co., California.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4640] Sacramento, California California State Archives, California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S4644] Bismarck Tribune, The, From the Robert E. Ward obituary in the Apr 14, 1998 edition.