Edgar Allen Harmon1

M, b. September 2, 1888, d. November 8, 1965
     Edgar Allen Harmon was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 2, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Mary Clementine Slusher on October 3, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Edgar Allen Harmon died on November 8, 1965 at age 77.2

Family

Mary Clementine Slusher b. February 7, 1890, d. November 19, 1984
Marriage*He married Mary Clementine Slusher on October 3, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frederick Maurice Harmon obituary in the Oct 14, 2015 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Ewell Harmon obituary in the Feb 22, 2019 edition.

Mary Clementine Slusher

F, b. February 7, 1890, d. November 19, 1984
     Mary Clementine Slusher was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on February 7, 1890.1 She married Edgar Allen Harmon on October 3, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of October 3, 1909,her married name was Harmon. Mary Clementine Slusher died on November 19, 1984 at age 94.1

Family

Edgar Allen Harmon b. September 2, 1888, d. November 8, 1965
Marriage*She married Edgar Allen Harmon on October 3, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frederick Maurice Harmon obituary in the Oct 14, 2015 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Ewell Harmon obituary in the Feb 22, 2019 edition.

Ethel Wade1

F, b. August 25, 1913, d. December 31, 1992
     Ethel Wade was buried at Cobles Lutheran Cemetery, 5200 Coble Church Road, Julian, Guilford Co., North Carolina.2 Her Social Security Number was 239-09-0623.3 She married Benton Shelton Blackard, son of Peter Riley "Riley" Blackard and Amanda Lee "Mandy" Yeattes.4 Her married name was Blackard. Ethel Wade was born on August 25, 1913 at High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina.3,1,2 She died on December 31, 1992 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 79.3,2

Family

Benton Shelton Blackard b. April 6, 1915, d. February 22, 1991
Marriage*She married Benton Shelton Blackard, son of Peter Riley "Riley" Blackard and Amanda Lee "Mandy" Yeattes.4 

Citations

  1. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  2. [S7878] Cobles Lutheran Cemetery, Guilford Co., NC, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.

John Morgan Nichols1,2

M, b. October 5, 1900, d. July 6, 1968
FatherGeorge Haden Nichols2 b. November 28, 1869, d. December 22, 1949
MotherMary Ellen Green2 b. 1867, d. May 6, 1955
     John Morgan Nichols was buried at Adney Gap Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on October 5, 1900 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Oct 5, 1899.1,2,3 He married Mattie Lee Wray on February 17, 1919 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 John Morgan Nichols died on July 6, 1968 at age 67.1,2

Family

Mattie Lee Wray b. November 27, 1904, d. August 6, 1969
Marriage*He married Mattie Lee Wray on February 17, 1919 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Nichols obituary in the Aug 5, 2017 edition.

Patterson DeWeese1,2,3

M, b. circa April 11, 1828, d. November 24, 1906
FatherPeter DeWeese1,3 b. July 24, 1791, d. September 23, 1868
MotherEsther Poff1,3 b. 1795, d. July 6, 1864
     Patterson DeWeese was born circa April 11, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,2 He married Sarah C. Gray, daughter of John William Gray and Mary C. Wertz, on January 5, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 Patterson DeWeese married Mary Ann Webb on December 20, 1871 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,3 Patterson DeWeese died on November 24, 1906 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 401, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7
1870Farmer7
1880Dwelling 6, District 132, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8
1900Dwelling 208, District 122, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Peter9

Occupation

1880Farmer8

Family 1

Sarah C. Gray b. November 1, 1833, d. August 16, 1870
Marriage*Patterson DeWeese married Sarah C. Gray, daughter of John William Gray and Mary C. Wertz, on January 5, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children

Family 2

Mary Ann Webb b. February, 1837, d. January 16, 1908
Marriage*Patterson DeWeese married Mary Ann Webb on December 20, 1871 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S922] Pauline Haga, Raleigh Co., WV Marriage Records 1871-1890.
  2. [S923] Pauline Haga, Raleigh Co., WV Death Records 1896-1914.
  3. [S1597] Ronald Ray Turner, Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911.
  4. [S144] Descendants of Wilhelm Wurtz, online http://www.geocities.com/virts1/
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S146] Jim of Okmulgee's, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:461991&id=I23
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S223] DeWeese Genealogy, online http://www.deweeses.com
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Frances Bryson death certificate.
  12. [S2890] West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1417341
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ruhama Ann Gunter death certificate.
  14. [S1145] Descendants of John Gunter, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/u/n/Emer-Gunter-SAINT-LOUIS/GENE9-0005.html#CHILD14
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Peter DeWeese death certificate.

Mattie Lee Wray1

F, b. November 27, 1904, d. August 6, 1969
     Mattie Lee Wray was buried at Adney Gap Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on November 27, 1904 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 She married John Morgan Nichols, son of George Haden Nichols and Mary Ellen Green, on February 17, 1919 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of February 17, 1919,her married name was Nichols. Mattie Lee Wray died on August 6, 1969 at age 64.2,1

Family

John Morgan Nichols b. October 5, 1900, d. July 6, 1968
Marriage*She married John Morgan Nichols, son of George Haden Nichols and Mary Ellen Green, on February 17, 1919 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  3. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Nichols obituary in the Aug 5, 2017 edition.

Infant Conner

F, b. November 25, 1937, d. November 25, 1937
FatherCharles Tiras Conner1,2 b. January 22, 1908, d. March 24, 2002
MotherIrene Janney1,2 b. July 25, 1910, d. December 11, 1971
     Infant Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on November 25, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 25, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.

Mary J. Price1

F, b. circa 1878, d. August 1, 1896
FatherJames W. Price1 b. circa 1850
MotherMary Robert Puckett1 b. July 25, 1854, d. November 25, 1913
     Mary J. Price was born circa 1878 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She married Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff, son of Fleming Henry Poff and Mary Peradine Conner, on February 2, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of February 2, 1893,her married name was Poff. Mary J. Price died on August 1, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of heart trouble.3,2

Family

Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
Marriage*She married Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff, son of Fleming Henry Poff and Mary Peradine Conner, on February 2, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Posey G. Poff1,2,3

M, b. January 11, 1899, d. April 26, 1989
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff4,1,5,6,2 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree1,6,2 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 218-12-8123.7 Posey G. Poff was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 He and Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett were divorced.8 Posey G. Poff was born on January 11, 1899 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,9,2 He married Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett on September 8, 1918.10 Posey G. Poff married Prudence Rachel Prillaman on July 2, 1960 at Franklin Co., Virginia.8,2,11 Posey G. Poff died on April 26, 1989 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 90.7,10,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 80, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 298, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 30, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 270, District 16-41, Election District 12, Montgomery Co., Maryland13

Occupation

1930Farm laborer12
1940Farm manager13

Family 1

Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett b. June 30, 1897, d. June 11, 1973
Divorce*Posey G. Poff and Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett were divorced.8 
Marriage* Posey G. Poff married Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett on September 8, 1918.10 
Children

Family 2

Prudence Rachel Prillaman b. February 3, 1922, d. July 6, 2002
Marriage*Posey G. Poff married Prudence Rachel Prillaman on July 2, 1960 at Franklin Co., Virginia.8,2,11 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2770] Franklin Memorial Park, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=mullins&GSiman=1&GScid=50284&GRid=42079366&CRid=50284&
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Slick Poff obituary in the Jun 18, 1955 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rachel Prillaman Poff Bowles obituary in the Jul 8, 2002 edition.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Carlton Hurt Poff obituary in the Aug 1, 1996 edition.
  15. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Marie Evelyn Carroll obituary in the Apr 19, 2000 edition.
  16. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Dorothy Poff obituary in the Dec 13, 1943 edition.
  17. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Hazel Poff Thompson Leedy obituary in the Feb 21, 2012 edition.
  18. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Clayton Wilbur Poff obituary in the Aug 31, 2020 edition.
  19. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  20. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Geneva P. Greene obituary in the Jul 20, 2015 edition.

Hiram Poff1,2,3

M, b. March 23, 1902, d. June 26, 1921
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff1,2,3,4 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree1,2,3,4 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     Hiram Poff was born on March 23, 1902 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,4 He died on June 26, 1921 at Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 19; Comitted suicide while drunk.5,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 298, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm

Velma E. Poff1

F, b. August 9, 1904, d. November 21, 1997
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff2,3,4,5 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree2,3,4,5 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-4060.6 Velma E. Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on August 9, 1904 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,6 As of circa 1922,her married name was Graham.2 She married Stacy Arron Graham circa 1922.2 As of November 22, 1948,her married name was Hylton.7 Velma E. Poff married Carl Amos Hylton on November 22, 1948 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2,7 Velma E. Poff and Carl Amos Hylton were divorced on October 21, 1975 at Bedford Co., Virginia.7 Velma E. Poff died on November 21, 1997 at Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, at age 93.2,6 She HYLTON, Velma Poff Graham, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Roanoke, Va., died Friday, November 21, 1997, at her home. Mrs. Hylton was born on Bent Mountain, Va., a daughter of the late Samuel and Burchie Tyree Poff. She was a former member of Rosalind Hills Baptist Church in Roanoke, and was a member of Calvary Church in Charlotte. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Aaron Graham, and is survived by her daughter, Lorine Kleim of Charlotte; her sons, Kenneth Graham of Charlotte and Basil Graham of Goodview, Va; her sisters, Almeda Bohon and Perdine Manning, both of Bent Mountain, and Ada Holiday of Nashville, Tenn; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Monday, November 24, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Tom Stocks officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, N.C., 28226, or Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 East 7th Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28204. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. on November 23, 1997.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 298, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 109, District 41-9, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Family 1

Stacy Arron Graham b. April 5, 1905, d. March 29, 1941
Marriage*Velma E. Poff married Stacy Arron Graham circa 1922.2 
Children

Family 2

Carl Amos Hylton b. April 19, 1900, d. January 7, 1983
Marriage*Velma E. Poff married Carl Amos Hylton on November 22, 1948 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2,7 
Divorce* Velma E. Poff and Carl Amos Hylton were divorced on October 21, 1975 at Bedford Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velma Poff Graham Hylton obituary in the Nov 23, 1997 edition.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Basil Ray Graham obituary in the Sep 15, 2015 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Graham-Preston marriage record.
  11. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Amos Arron Graham obituary in the Nov 5, 1993 edition.
  12. [S1399] Charlotte Observer, From the Kenneth Bedford Graham obituiary in the Apr 3, 2005 edition.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Graham-Wagner marriage record.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Henry Marvin Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 24, 1909, d. February 18, 1972
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff4,5,6,7,8,3 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree4,5,6,8,3 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 225-12-8266.9 Henry Marvin Poff was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on August 24, 1909 at Roanoke Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Oct 22, 1906.9,3 He married Sadie Carmel King, daughter of Benjamin Harrison "Has" King and Mary Virginia Shaver, on July 17, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,10 Henry Marvin Poff died on February 18, 1972 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 62.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 298, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 164, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1930Farm laborer6
1940Farmer11

Family

Sadie Carmel King b. January 7, 1914, d. May 4, 1963
Marriage*Henry Marvin Poff married Sadie Carmel King, daughter of Benjamin Harrison "Has" King and Mary Virginia Shaver, on July 17, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,10 
Children
  • John Wayne Poff Sr.1,11
  • Joyce Juliette Poff1,11,10

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Slick Poff obituary in the Jun 18, 1955 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Almeda Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. January 27, 1909, d. November 17, 2009
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff1,5,6,2,3,4,7 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree1,5,6,2,3,4,7 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     Almeda Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 She was born on January 27, 1909 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,4 She married Clyde Geter Bohon on April 1, 1939 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,4,9,10 As of April 1, 1939,her married name was Bohon.10 Almeda Poff died on November 17, 2009 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 100.4 She Almeda Poff Bohon, of Roanoke, Va., went to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. She was born on January 27, 1909, on Bent Mountain and lived there for 95 years before moving in Elm Park Estates and Loyalton Assisted Living in Roanoke. She was the oldest living member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. She was one of 11 children born to Samuel and Burchie Poff. She married Clyde Bohon in 1939 and together they managed a successful store and fuel oil business. Although they had no children, they had many special nieces and nephews. At her 100th birthday celebration in January, all agreed that Almeda was the glue that held the family together. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; two sisters; seven brothers; and several much loved nieces and nephews. Surviving to cherish her memory are a sister, Perdine Manning, of Bent Mountain; and sisters-in-law, Lela Poff, of Salem, Va., and Marie Roberts, of Salem, Va; along with numerous dear nephews and nieces. Faithful caretakers include nephew, Basil Graham (Evelyn); her long-time friend and "sister," Ruby Stone; and "granddaughter," Dana DeWitt. Almeda will long be remembered by her family, friends and neighbors for her work ethic and sharp mind. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, November 20, 2009, at Oakey's South Chapel with Pastor Paris Bain and Pastor Maurice Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 19, 2009, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. For those who desire, contributions may be made to General Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, Va. 24017 or Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, 8836 Floyd Hwy. North, Copper Hill, Va. 24079 or Bent Mountain Rescue Squad, 9606 Bent Mountain Road, Drawer B, Bent Mountain, Va. 24059. on November 19, 2009.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 298, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Clyde Geter Bohon b. June 26, 1903, d. September 27, 1974
Marriage*Almeda Poff married Clyde Geter Bohon on April 1, 1939 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,4,9,10 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velma Poff Graham Hylton obituary in the Nov 23, 1997 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ada Poff Holiday obituary in the Dec 9, 2007 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almeda Poff Bohon obituary in the Nov 19, 2009 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  8. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ada Susan Poff1,2

F, b. August 15, 1911, d. December 8, 2007
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff3,4,1,5,6 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree3,4,1,5,6 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     Ada Susan Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 She was born on August 15, 1911 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,5 As of November 18, 1933,her married name was Holliday.2 She married Albert Nicholson Holliday on November 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,2 Ada Susan Poff died on December 8, 2007 at Tennessee at age 96.5 She Ada Poff Holiday, 96, of Old Hickory, Tenn., went to be with the Lord, Saturday, December 8, 2007. She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Nichelson Holliday. Mrs. Holliday was born in Bent Mountain, Va., on August 15, 1911, to the late Samuel Slick and Berchie Tyree Poff. She was a charter member of Bethany Christian Church and worked as an inspector at the Roanoke Box Company. Survivors include her daughter, Judith Holliday Alverides; son-in-law, Louis Nicholas Alverides; granddaughters, Teresa (Tracy) Alverides, Dana Alverides Sowell; grandson, Gregory Alverides and wife, Jana; great-grandson, Louis Alverides, greatgranddaughters, Chelsea Alverides, Samantha Sowell, Sabrina Sowell; sisters, Almeda Poff Bohon and Perdine Poff Manning and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oakey's South Chapel. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday. on December 9, 2007.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family

Albert Nicholson Holliday b. September 18, 1900, d. August 8, 1989
Marriage*Ada Susan Poff married Albert Nicholson Holliday on November 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,2 
Child
  • Judith Donna "Judy" Holliday8,5,9

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velma Poff Graham Hylton obituary in the Nov 23, 1997 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ada Poff Holiday obituary in the Dec 9, 2007 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  7. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Brown-Alverides wedding announcement in the Jun 2, 1996 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. August 13, 1913, d. April 6, 1997
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff5,6,7,8,9,4 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree5,6,8,9,4 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 229-50-8982.10 Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,11 He was born on August 13, 1913 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.10,11,4 He married Berchie May Holt, daughter of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on September 28, 1950 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,12,4 Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff died on April 6, 1997 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 83.10,1 He POFF, Samuel Lewis, 83, of Bent Mountain, died Sunday, April 6, 1997. Mr. Poff was preceded in death by his wife, Berchie Bohon Poff. He is survived by four sisters, Velma Graham of Charlotte, N.C., Almeda Bohon of Bent Mountain, Ada Holliday of Nashville, Tenn., and Perdine Manning of Bent Mountain. Three stepdaughters and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Church, Copper Hill, "Head of the River," with Elder Hale Terry and Elder Lane Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Head of the River Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Monday at Maberry Funeral Home in Floyd. on April 7, 1997.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 165, District 85-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farmer9

Family

Berchie May Holt b. November 5, 1896, d. February 22, 1981
Marriage*Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff married Berchie May Holt, daughter of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on September 28, 1950 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,12,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samuel Lewis Poff obituary in the Apr 7, 1997 edition.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Slick Poff obituary in the Jun 18, 1955 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William DeWeese1,2

M, b. January 9, 1831, d. December 20, 1912
FatherPeter DeWeese3 b. July 24, 1791, d. September 23, 1868
MotherEsther Poff3 b. 1795, d. July 6, 1864
     William DeWeese was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 693 and Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on January 9, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He married Emily Mary Gray, daughter of Joseph Howard "Joe" Gray Jr. and Elizabeth H. Terry, on December 9, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia; William Deweese and Emily Mary Gray were married by Thomas G. Shelon on the 9th of December, 1852. The date of November 17, 1852 is the date of another document "OATH", given by William stating he was over the age of 21 years.5 William DeWeese died on December 20, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 251, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 442, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 64, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 34, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 148, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 76, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1850Laborer3
1860Farmer6
1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8
1900Miller1
1910Farm laborer2

Family

Emily Mary Gray b. April, 1829
Marriage*William DeWeese married Emily Mary Gray, daughter of Joseph Howard "Joe" Gray Jr. and Elizabeth H. Terry, on December 9, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia; William Deweese and Emily Mary Gray were married by Thomas G. Shelon on the 9th of December, 1852. The date of November 17, 1852 is the date of another document "OATH", given by William stating he was over the age of 21 years.5 
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. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the William DeWeese death certificate.
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William Jackson "Willie" Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. August 1, 1914, d. June 10, 1968
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff5,2,1,6,7,4 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree5,2,1,7,4 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 227-09-3434.8 William Jackson "Willie" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,4 He was born on August 1, 1914 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,4 He married Virginia Ethel Manning, daughter of Everett Eugene Manning and Lillian Mae "Lillie" Wilson, on October 3, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,4 William Jackson "Willie" Poff died on June 10, 1968 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 53.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 84, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1940Landscaping laborer11

Family

Virginia Ethel Manning b. October 31, 1921, d. April 15, 2002
Marriage*William Jackson "Willie" Poff married Virginia Ethel Manning, daughter of Everett Eugene Manning and Lillian Mae "Lillie" Wilson, on October 3, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,4 
Children
  • Glenna May Poff12,10,11
  • William Eugene "Gene" Poff10,13
  • Sylvia Lenera Poff10,13
  • Peggy Ann Poff10,13
  • Donna Faye Poff10,12

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Slick Poff obituary in the Jun 18, 1955 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Manning Poff obituary in the Apr 16, 2002 edition.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Perdine Maude Poff1,2

F, b. November 5, 1916, d. February 1, 2012
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff3,4,5,6,2,7 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree3,4,5,6,2,7 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     Perdine Maude Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.7 She was born on November 5, 1916 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,8,9 As of September 25, 1935,her married name was Manning.8 She married Ralph Sherman Manning Sr., son of Posey Curtis Manning and Frances America Wimmer, on September 25, 1935 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,8 Perdine Maude Poff and Ralph Sherman Manning Sr. were divorced on December 15, 1953 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8 Perdine Maude Poff died on February 1, 2012 at Virginia at age 95.7,9 She Perdine Poff Manning, 95, of Roanoke County, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Perdine was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel S. and Berchie Tyree Poff; her brothers, Merriman, Hiram, Posey, Harvey, Henry, Jack and Samuel (Gee) Poff; her sisters, Velma Graham, Ada Holliday, and Almeda Bohon; and her grandson, Donnie Wimmer. She is survived by her daughters, Shirley M. Wimmer, of Bent Mountain; Geraldine Faye Hicks and husband, William, of Blue Ridge; her son, Ralph S. Manning Jr. and wife, Donna, of Moneta; her grandchildren, Randy Wimmer and wife, Rosy, Melanie Manning DeLong and husband, Richard, William Hicks and wife, Connie, Patsy Dodd and husband, Larry; eight great- grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Lelia Poff, of Salem. A Service celebrating her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Oakey's South Chapel, with Pastor Mike Anderson and Willie Green officiating. Interment in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2012, at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on February 3, 2012.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 96, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

Ralph Sherman Manning Sr. b. April 6, 1914, d. August 17, 1992
Marriage*Perdine Maude Poff married Ralph Sherman Manning Sr., son of Posey Curtis Manning and Frances America Wimmer, on September 25, 1935 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,8 
Divorce* Perdine Maude Poff and Ralph Sherman Manning Sr. were divorced on December 15, 1953 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almeda Poff Bohon obituary in the Nov 19, 2009 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velma Poff Graham Hylton obituary in the Nov 23, 1997 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ada Poff Holiday obituary in the Dec 9, 2007 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stitt-Wimmer wedding announcement in the Sep 14, 2008 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shirley Ann Wimmer obituary in the Nov 17, 2014 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Albert Harvey Poff Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. July 10, 1919, d. May 31, 1966
FatherSamuel Slick "Sam" Poff3,2,7,8,9,10,11,6 b. March 21, 1871, d. June 17, 1955
MotherBirchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree2,3,7,8,10,11,6 b. November 25, 1878, d. May 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 241-12-8810.12 Albert Harvey Poff Sr. was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Va. PFC U.S. Army WWII BSM."1,2,6 He was born on July 10, 1919 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.12,2,6 He married Lela Mae "Bitts" DeWeese, daughter of George Cabell DeWeese and Ellen Dove "Dovie" Gearheart, on May 6, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,5 Albert Harvey Poff Sr. died on May 31, 1966 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 46.2,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 58, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 50, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 165, District 85-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1940Road worker11

Family

Lela Mae "Bitts" DeWeese b. March 15, 1932, d. July 16, 2013
Marriage*Albert Harvey Poff Sr. married Lela Mae "Bitts" DeWeese, daughter of George Cabell DeWeese and Ellen Dove "Dovie" Gearheart, on May 6, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,5 
Children
  • Albert Harvey Poff Jr.2,5,13
  • John Alton Poff2,5
  • Shelby Elaine Poff2,5,13
  • Charlotte Lynn Poff2,5
  • Michael David Poff2,5,13

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lela DeWeese Poff obituary in the Jul 17, 2013 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Slick Poff obituary in the Jun 18, 1955 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perdine Poff Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 2012 edition.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett1,2,3,4

F, b. June 30, 1897, d. June 11, 1973
     Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett and Posey G. Poff were divorced.5 Her Social Security Number was 215-18-1145.6 Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett was buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, Mount Airy, Carroll Co., Maryland.7 Her married name was Turner.7 She married Jesse E. Turner.7 Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett was born on June 30, 1897 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,4,6 She married Posey G. Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on September 8, 1918.1 As of September 8, 1918,her married name was Poff. Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett died on June 11, 1973 at Maryland at age 75.7,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 30, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 270, District 16-41, Election District 12, Montgomery Co., Maryland9

Occupation

1940Canning factory worker9

Family 1

Jesse E. Turner
Marriage*Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett married Jesse E. Turner.7 

Family 2

Posey G. Poff b. January 11, 1899, d. April 26, 1989
Divorce*Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett and Posey G. Poff were divorced.5 
Marriage* Peginora Era "Pegie" Puckett married Posey G. Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on September 8, 1918.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Carlton Hurt Poff obituary in the Aug 1, 1996 edition.
  3. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Hazel Poff Thompson Leedy obituary in the Feb 21, 2012 edition.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S10349] Pine Grove Cemetery, Carroll Co., MD, online www.findagrave.com.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Marie Evelyn Carroll obituary in the Apr 19, 2000 edition.
  11. [S2180] Frederick News-Post, From the Dorothy Poff obituary in the Dec 13, 1943 edition.
  12. [S2181] Carroll County Times, From the Clayton Wilbur Poff obituary in the Aug 31, 2020 edition.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Geneva P. Greene obituary in the Jul 20, 2015 edition.

Stacy Arron Graham1,2,3,4

M, b. April 5, 1905, d. March 29, 1941
     His Social Security Number was 234-10-8577.5 Stacy Arron Graham was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,3 He was born on April 5, 1905 at Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.2,5 He married Velma E. Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, circa 1922.1 Stacy Arron Graham died on March 29, 1941 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 35.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 109, District 41-9, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1940Electrician6

Family

Velma E. Poff b. August 9, 1904, d. November 21, 1997
Marriage*Stacy Arron Graham married Velma E. Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, circa 1922.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velma Poff Graham Hylton obituary in the Nov 23, 1997 edition.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S2590] Sunset Memorial Park, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=wallace&GSfn=victoria&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=69824791&CRid=80051&df=all&
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Amos Arron Graham obituary in the Nov 5, 1993 edition.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Stacy Aaron Graham death certificate.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Basil Ray Graham obituary in the Sep 15, 2015 edition.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Graham-Preston marriage record.
  9. [S1399] Charlotte Observer, From the Kenneth Bedford Graham obituiary in the Apr 3, 2005 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Graham-Wagner marriage record.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Sadie Carmel King1,2

F, b. January 7, 1914, d. May 4, 1963
FatherBenjamin Harrison "Has" King1,3,2 b. August 16, 1889, d. November 8, 1974
MotherMary Virginia Shaver1,3,2 b. November, 1891
     Sadie Carmel King was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on January 7, 1914 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 She married Henry Marvin Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on July 17, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 As of July 17, 1937,her married name was Poff.4 Sadie Carmel King died on May 4, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 49.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 164, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Family

Henry Marvin Poff b. August 24, 1909, d. February 18, 1972
Marriage*Sadie Carmel King married Henry Marvin Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on July 17, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • John Wayne Poff Sr.1,3
  • Joyce Juliette Poff1,3,4

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Benjamin Harrison "Has" King1,2

M, b. August 16, 1889, d. November 8, 1974
FatherThomas Jack King1 b. 1836, d. March 23, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Burch1 b. February 27, 1852, d. March 20, 1917
     Benjamin Harrison "Has" King was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 227-50-2092.3 He Enumerated in Roanoke Co. Virginia in the 1920 and 1930 Census. He was born on August 16, 1889 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Mary Virginia Shaver, daughter of Rev. Daniel Harvey "Dan" Shaver and Cordelia Wimmer, on December 27, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Benjamin Harrison "Has" King died on November 8, 1974 at age 85.1

Occupation

Farmer and orchard owner1

Family

Mary Virginia Shaver b. November, 1891
Marriage*Benjamin Harrison "Has" King married Mary Virginia Shaver, daughter of Rev. Daniel Harvey "Dan" Shaver and Cordelia Wimmer, on December 27, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mary Virginia Shaver1

F, b. November, 1891
FatherRev. Daniel Harvey "Dan" Shaver1 b. July 25, 1860, d. November 27, 1949
MotherCordelia Wimmer1 b. April 28, 1861, d. April 24, 1912
     Mary Virginia Shaver was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born in November, 1891 at Virginia. She married Benjamin Harrison "Has" King, son of Thomas Jack King and Martha Ann Burch, on December 27, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of December 27, 1911,her married name was King.

Family

Benjamin Harrison "Has" King b. August 16, 1889, d. November 8, 1974
Marriage*Mary Virginia Shaver married Benjamin Harrison "Has" King, son of Thomas Jack King and Martha Ann Burch, on December 27, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Thompson1

F, b. August 3, 1939, d. October 13, 2011
     Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Thompson was born on August 3, 1939 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 She married John Wayne Poff Sr., son of Henry Marvin Poff and Sadie Carmel King, on August 7, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,2 As of August 7, 1959,her married name was Poff.2 Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Thompson and John Wayne Poff Sr. were divorced on April 15, 1981 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Thompson died on October 13, 2011 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.1,5,3 She Elizabeth T. (Libby) Poff, 72, of Roanoke, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 13, 2011, at her home. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Melanie Poff, of Charlotte, N.C; daughters and son-in-laws, Medrith and Hal Woody, of Roanoke, Va., Michelle and Joe Merritt, of Gray, Tenn; six wonderful grandchildren whom she adored, Erica Feazelle, Tyler Woody, Kaitlyn and Trey Poff, and Makayla and Jett Merritt; and an expected great-grandson, Christopher Chance Feazelle. She is also survived by her sister, Doris Caldwell and a host of nieces and nephews. Libby was a member of North Roanoke Baptist Church. She loved Gaither music and blessed many with her talents of singing and playing the piano. She also had a passion for the elderly and spent many years working and caring for others. Most recently, you would find Libby with her smiling face at the gates of the Salem Red Sox. She was known for her wonderful home-cooked meals which were enjoyed by all who knew her. Libby will be forever loved and missed by her family and friends. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held Sunday, October 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Darryl Crim officiating. Visitors will be received by the family an hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, Libby requested that donations be made to the Crohn's Foundation, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016 or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation , P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. on October 15, 2011.1

Family

John Wayne Poff Sr.
Marriage*She married John Wayne Poff Sr., son of Henry Marvin Poff and Sadie Carmel King, on August 7, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,2 
Divorce* Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Thompson and John Wayne Poff Sr. were divorced on April 15, 1981 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Michelle Carmel Poff4,1
  • John Wayne Poff Jr.4,1
  • Medrith Ann Poff4,1,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elizabeth T. Poff obitutary in the Oct 15, 2011 edition.
  2. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Larkin DeWeese1,2,3

M, b. circa 1816, d. April 17, 1895
FatherPeter DeWeese3 b. July 24, 1791, d. September 23, 1868
MotherEsther Poff3 b. 1795, d. July 6, 1864
     Larkin DeWeese was born circa 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Mary Ann "Polly" Walters, daughter of William Curtis Walters Sr. and Mary "Polly" Martin, on September 28, 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 Larkin DeWeese married Mary Ann Light, daughter of John Wilson Light and Catherine Rose, on March 10, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Larkin DeWeese died on April 17, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6

Census Records

1840Floyd Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male 20-29 and 1 female 20-297
1850Dwelling 237, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1860Dwelling 357, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1870Dwelling 292, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1880Dwelling 91, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1850Farmer8
1860Farmer9
1870Farmer10
1880Farmer11

Family 1

Mary Ann "Polly" Walters b. circa 1815, d. January 18, 1882
Marriage*Larkin DeWeese married Mary Ann "Polly" Walters, daughter of William Curtis Walters Sr. and Mary "Polly" Martin, on September 28, 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 
Child

Family 2

Mary Ann Light b. 1862
Marriage*Larkin DeWeese married Mary Ann Light, daughter of John Wilson Light and Catherine Rose, on March 10, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S637] "Doyle - The Herbert Wade Doyle, Jr. Family,."
  2. [S737] Floyd Co., VA Wills at USGenWeb, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/floyd/wills/, From the will of William Walters.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Clyde Geter Bohon1,2,3

M, b. June 26, 1903, d. September 27, 1974
     Clyde Geter Bohon was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 719-07-6202.4 He was born on June 26, 1903 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Almeda Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on April 1, 1939 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5 Clyde Geter Bohon died on September 27, 1974 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 71.3

Family

Almeda Poff b. January 27, 1909, d. November 17, 2009
Marriage*He married Almeda Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on April 1, 1939 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5 

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almeda Poff Bohon obituary in the Nov 19, 2009 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Albert Nicholson Holliday1,2

M, b. September 18, 1900, d. August 8, 1989
     Albert Nicholson Holliday was born on September 18, 1900 at Jamesville, Martin Co., North Carolina.3 He married Ada Susan Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on November 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 Albert Nicholson Holliday died on August 8, 1989 at age 88.

Family

Ada Susan Poff b. August 15, 1911, d. December 8, 2007
Marriage*He married Ada Susan Poff, daughter of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on November 18, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 
Child
  • Judith Donna "Judy" Holliday4,2,5

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ada Poff Holiday obituary in the Dec 9, 2007 edition.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Brown-Alverides wedding announcement in the Jun 2, 1996 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Berchie May Holt1,2,3,4

F, b. November 5, 1896, d. February 22, 1981
FatherHaden Peter Holt1,2,3,5,4 b. May 3, 1876, d. March, 1936
MotherAda Mestra Shilling1,2,3,5,4 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 22, 1967
     Her married name was Bohon.4 Berchie May Holt was buried at Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery, Adney Gap, corner of Franklin Co., Floyd Co., and Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,1,2,3,5 Her Social Security Number was 231-62-4779.7 She married Unknown Bohon.4 Berchie May Holt was born on November 5, 1896 at Franklin Co., Virginia.7,8,6,3,5 As of April 5, 1917,her married name was Wimmer.9 She married George Isaac Wimmer, son of William Isaac Wimmer and Adeline W. "Adelia" Mills, on April 5, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Berchie May Holt married Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on September 28, 1950 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.10,1,2,5,4 As of September 28, 1950,her married name was Poff.4 Berchie May Holt died on February 22, 1981 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 84.6,1,3,5

Family 1

Unknown Bohon
Marriage*She married Unknown Bohon.4 

Family 2

George Isaac Wimmer b. May 1, 1898, d. December 6, 1927
Marriage*Berchie May Holt married George Isaac Wimmer, son of William Isaac Wimmer and Adeline W. "Adelia" Mills, on April 5, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 

Family 3

Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff b. August 13, 1913, d. April 6, 1997
Marriage*Berchie May Holt married Samuel Lewis "Gee" Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Birchie Henry "Burchie" Tyree, on September 28, 1950 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.10,1,2,5,4 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S203] Kathie Trent Kingery, Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery.
  9. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samuel Lewis Poff obituary in the Apr 7, 1997 edition.