Julia Ann Ridinger1

F, b. September, 1849
     Julia Ann Ridinger was born in September, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married John W. Anderson on March 18, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of March 18, 1869,her married name was Anderson.

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

John W. Anderson b. October, 1847
Marriage*Julia Ann Ridinger married John W. Anderson on March 18, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Helen Justine Poff1,2

F, b. May 2, 1921, d. December 7, 1993
FatherHosea Ezekiel Poff3,4,5,6,1,2 b. March 16, 1880, d. August 16, 1954
MotherMinnie Lynnwood Hall3,4,5,6,1,2 b. January 27, 1882, d. July 30, 1970
     Her Social Security Number was 218-32-5640.7 Helen Justine Poff was born on May 2, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,7,1,2 She married George Washington Wilson, son of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on June 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of June 25, 1935,her married name was Wilson. Helen Justine Poff and George Washington Wilson were divorced on July 28, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9 As of January 29, 1942,her married name was Maxey. Helen Justine Poff married John Lewis "Johnny" Maxey, son of Andrew Lewis Maxey and Carrie Ella DeWeese, on January 29, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,10,1 Helen Justine Poff died on December 7, 1993 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 72.7,10,1 She MAXEY, Helen J., 72, of Elliston, died Tuesday, December 7, 1993. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny L. Maxey. She is survived by two sons, Wayne Wilson, Copper Hill, Jerry Maxey, Elliston; three daughters, Mary Dunn, Jeannette Mills and Torri Maxey, all of Elliston; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Mitchell, Elliston; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Helen J. Maxey, to the Shawsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, Shawsville, Va. 24162. Arrangements by Grant E. Bryant Funeral Home, Elliston.
on December 8, 1993.10

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family 1

George Washington Wilson b. June 8, 1910, d. July 14, 1981
Marriage*Helen Justine Poff married George Washington Wilson, son of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on June 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Helen Justine Poff and George Washington Wilson were divorced on July 28, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9 
Child

Family 2

John Lewis "Johnny" Maxey b. July 22, 1909, d. October 30, 1984
Marriage*Helen Justine Poff married John Lewis "Johnny" Maxey, son of Andrew Lewis Maxey and Carrie Ella DeWeese, on January 29, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,10,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1127] Virginia Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 13.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen J. Maxey obituary in the Dec 8, 1993 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jerry Lynwood Maxey obituary in the Feb 15, 2008 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Torri L. Mills obituary in the Dec 13, 2020 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Hosea Ezekiel Poff1,2

M, b. March 16, 1880, d. August 16, 1954
FatherJacob Henry Poff1,3,2 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff1,3,2 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     Hosea Ezekiel Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 He was born on March 16, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1879.4,1,2 He married Minnie Lynnwood Hall, daughter of William Dennis Hall and Sarah Jane "Sally" Stump, on October 7, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 Hosea Ezekiel Poff died on August 16, 1954 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.4,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 462, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 45, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated with his family in the household of his father Jacob8
1920Dwelling 158, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 64, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1920Farmer9
1930Lumber mill laborer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Minnie Lynnwood Hall b. January 27, 1882, d. July 30, 1970
Marriage*Hosea Ezekiel Poff married Minnie Lynnwood Hall, daughter of William Dennis Hall and Sarah Jane "Sally" Stump, on October 7, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Volena Muriel Stump death certificate.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Minnie Lynnwood Hall1,2

F, b. January 27, 1882, d. July 30, 1970
FatherWilliam Dennis Hall3
MotherSarah Jane "Sally" Stump1,2,3 b. October, 1858, d. March 3, 1935
     Minnie Lynnwood Hall was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on January 27, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Jan 1, 1882.1,4,3 She married Hosea Ezekiel Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on October 7, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of October 7, 1899,her married name was Poff. Minnie Lynnwood Hall died on July 30, 1970 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.4,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 45, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 158, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 64, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Hosea Ezekiel Poff b. March 16, 1880, d. August 16, 1954
Marriage*Minnie Lynnwood Hall married Hosea Ezekiel Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on October 7, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S1262] Glenna Garnand Garner, Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Volena Muriel Stump death certificate.
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Wilbert Ernest DeWeese1,2

M, b. September 8, 1918, d. March 28, 1997
FatherErnest Duskin DeWeese1,3,4 b. November 20, 1883, d. September 17, 1958
MotherMary Ada "Merrily" Blankenship1,3,4 b. August 12, 1885, d. September 12, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 227-18-7600.5 Wilbert Ernest DeWeese was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on September 8, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 He married Aliene Tinsley Wilson, daughter of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on February 14, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 Wilbert Ernest DeWeese died on March 28, 1997 at Virginia at age 78.5,2 He DeWEESE, Wilbert Ernest, 78, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 28, 1997. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Meadow Gold Dairy after 45 years of service. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Aileen Wilson DeWeese; three sisters, Euna Clingenpeel, Ina Whitlock, and Nettie Whitlock all of Roanoke; number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 1997 from Oakey's North Chapel. The Rev. Frank Wimmer and the Rev. Paul Alwine will officiate. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday at Oakey's North Chapel. on March 30, 1997.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 51, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 160, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia4

Family

Aliene Tinsley Wilson b. circa 1920, d. July 26, 2014
Marriage*Wilbert Ernest DeWeese married Aliene Tinsley Wilson, daughter of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on February 14, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbert Ernest DeWeese obitutary in the Mar 30, 1997 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aliene Wilson DeWeese obituary in the Jul 27, 2014 edition.

Robert Washington "Bob" Smith1,2,3,4

M, b. January 13, 1887, d. March 13, 1971
MotherArdella Smith5 b. June 18, 1867, d. February 17, 1951
     Robert Washington "Bob" Smith was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 His Social Security Number was 225-44-3113.6 He was born on January 13, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,5 He married Cassie Lue Blankenship, daughter of Wiley Pleasant Blankenship and Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, on September 20, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4,7 Robert Washington "Bob" Smith died on March 13, 1971 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.1,4 He COPPER HILL -- Robert W. "Bob" Smith, 84, died Saturday, March 13, 1971, at his home. Surviving are his wife, Cassie Blankenship Smith; two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Curren, Clearwater, Fla., Mrs. Ocie Smith, Mims, Fla; seven sons, Sherman Smith, Wilbert Smith, Robert Smith, R. B. Smith, Ray Smith, Copper Hill, Sam Smith, Herbert Smith, Roanoke; three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Shillings, Roanoke, Mrs. Ettie Stump, Bluefield, W. Va., Mrs. Becky Backus, Indiana; three brothers, Jack Smith, N.M. Smith, Copper Hill, Jim Smith, Roanoke. The funeral was Monday, March 15, 1971, at 2 p.m. at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with burial in Restvale Cemetery. Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, handled arrangements. on March 18, 1971.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 88, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Farmer2
1930Farmer3
1940Farmer8

Family

Cassie Lue Blankenship b. May 12, 1894, d. February 25, 1986
Marriage*Robert Washington "Bob" Smith married Cassie Lue Blankenship, daughter of Wiley Pleasant Blankenship and Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, on September 20, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Robert W. Smith obituary in the Mar 18, 1971 edition.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the W. Sherman Smith obituary in the Apr 4, 2005 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samuel E. Smith obituary in the Jan 29, 2006 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Cassie Lue Blankenship1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. May 12, 1894, d. February 25, 1986
FatherWiley Pleasant Blankenship3,5,7 b. November 13, 1863, d. December 6, 1906
MotherKesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner1,3,5,7 b. January 13, 1866, d. February 11, 1924
     Her Social Security Number was 230-94-8615.8 Cassie Lue Blankenship COPPER HILL - Mrs. Cassie Blankenship Smith, age 91, died Tuesday in a Roanoke nursing home. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. W. B. Curran, Clearwater, Fla; Mrs. Richard Smith, Titusville, Fla; seven sons, Sherman Smith, Wilbert Smith, Robert Smith, R. B. Smith, Ray J. Smith, all of Copper Hill; Sam Smith, Herbert Smith, both of Roanoke; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 5 great-greatgrandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Algia Conner, Mrs. Flora Tinsley, both of Roanoke. Funeral will be Thursday 1:00 p.m. at the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Paris Bain, the Rev. Frank Wimmer, and Elder Lane Garter officiating with interment in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd.4 She was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,4,7 She was born on May 12, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,8,3,7 She married Robert Washington "Bob" Smith, son of Ardella Smith, on September 20, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,10,7 As of September 20, 1911,her married name was Smith. Cassie Lue Blankenship died on February 25, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 91.9,4,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 154, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 103, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 79, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 88, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Robert Washington "Bob" Smith b. January 13, 1887, d. March 13, 1971
Marriage*Cassie Lue Blankenship married Robert Washington "Bob" Smith, son of Ardella Smith, on September 20, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,10,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Cassie Blankenship Smith obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Robert W. Smith obituary in the Mar 18, 1971 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the W. Sherman Smith obituary in the Apr 4, 2005 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samuel E. Smith obituary in the Jan 29, 2006 edition.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Isaac William "I.W." Collins1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 11, 1938, d. November 21, 2018
FatherRaynard William "Ray" Collins1,6,7,8,4 b. January 19, 1915, d. December 4, 1979
MotherGertrude Lee Martin1,9,6,7,8,4 b. December 28, 1913, d. June 23, 2015
     Isaac William "I.W." Collins was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on March 11, 1938 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He married Linita Christine Martin on July 26, 1958 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,10,4 Isaac William "I.W." Collins died on November 21, 2018 at Virginia at age 80.4 He Isaac (I.W) William Collins, 80, of Check, Va., went to his eternal home on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. I.W was preceded in death by his parents, Raynard and Gertrude Collins of Riner, Va., and sister, Edna Thompson of Christiansburg, Va. I.W is Survived by his wife of 60 years, Linita Martin Collins, and children, Rodney (Debbie) Collins, Pam (Lane) McAlexander, Robin (Lee) Naff, Barbara (Calvin) Conner, Ralph (Sheila) Collins, and Lisa (Donald) St.Clair, 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jerry Collins, Virginia (Sis) Poff, Frances Shillingberg, Harley Collins, and Elva Jones. I.W was known as a man with an incredible work ethic. He worked hard to take care of his wife and children. I.W was a member of the United States National Guard successfully completing basic training in April of 1958. He made his living as a welder and master mechanic. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and family gatherings. I.W was a member of Stonewall Church of The Brethren where he served as Sunday School Superintendent for a number of years. Brandy, I.W's special 4-legged friend brought him much pleasure the last several years of his life. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Hylton, Pastor Darren Landon, along with children, Rodney and Robin officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson cemetery. Friends may call after five on Saturday November 24, 2018 where the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad and Stonewall Methodist and Brethren Church. on November 24, 2018.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 124, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Linita Christine Martin
Marriage*Isaac William "I.W." Collins married Linita Christine Martin on July 26, 1958 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,10,4 
Children
  • Rodney William Collins3,4
  • Pamela Gayle Collins3,4
  • Robin Jeanette Collins11,4,10
  • Barbara Faye Collins3,4
  • Ralph Lee Collins2,12,4
  • Lisa Christine Collins2,4

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Isaac William Collins obituary in the Nov 24, 2018 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edna C. Thompson obituary in the Jan 3, 1994 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gertrude Martin Collins obituary in the Jun 25, 2015 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. West obituary in the Jun 15, 1999 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  12. [S879] VA Montgomery Co., Register 10, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin1,2

M, b. May 13, 1841, d. June 15, 1929
FatherJames Martin3,2,4 b. February 9, 1797, d. June 22, 1892
MotherRebecca T. Ferguson3,2,4 b. May 19, 1808, d. December 6, 1881
     Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin was buried at James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Rt. 608, about one mile from Rt. 612, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on May 13, 1841 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,4 He married Hannah Bishop, daughter of Joseph Bishop and Hannah Boothe, on October 11, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin died on June 15, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.1,5,6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 174, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 430, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 274, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 24, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 201, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1860Farm laborer2
1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8
1900Farmer10

Family

Hannah Bishop b. July 4, 1845, d. March 29, 1917
Marriage*Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin married Hannah Bishop, daughter of Joseph Bishop and Hannah Boothe, on October 11, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S275] Nancy Bishop (e-mail address), Bishop and Martin Families in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jan 14, 2003.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S695] Unknown, James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Hannah Bishop1

F, b. July 4, 1845, d. March 29, 1917
FatherJoseph Bishop1 b. circa 1798, d. December 20, 1854
MotherHannah Boothe1 b. 1810, d. December 15, 1854
     Hannah Bishop was buried at James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Rt. 608, about one mile from Rt. 612, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on July 4, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin, son of James Martin and Rebecca T. Ferguson, on October 11, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of October 11, 1864,her married name was Martin. Hannah Bishop died on March 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.3,2,4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 274, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 24, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 201, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin b. May 13, 1841, d. June 15, 1929
Marriage*Hannah Bishop married Harvey Sanford "Harry" Martin, son of James Martin and Rebecca T. Ferguson, on October 11, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S695] Unknown, James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S275] Nancy Bishop (e-mail address), Bishop and Martin Families in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jan 14, 2003.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James Martin1,2,3

M, b. February 9, 1797, d. June 22, 1892
FatherMoses Jocephas Martin Sr. b. 1768, d. circa 1829
MotherPhiladelphia "Adelphia" Martin b. February 2, 1775, d. January 30, 1859
     James Martin was buried at James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Rt. 608, about one mile from Rt. 612, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on February 9, 1797 at Virginia.4,2 He married Rebecca T. Ferguson on October 3, 1838 at Patrick Co., Virginia. James Martin died on June 22, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 95.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 174, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 430, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 48, Smith River, Patrick Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 92, District 160, Smith River, Patrick Co., Virginia5
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1850Farmer2
1860Farmer1
1880Farmer5

Family

Rebecca T. Ferguson b. May 19, 1808, d. December 6, 1881
Marriage*James Martin married Rebecca T. Ferguson on October 3, 1838 at Patrick Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S695] Unknown, James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Rebecca T. Ferguson1

F, b. May 19, 1808, d. December 6, 1881
     Rebecca T. Ferguson was buried at James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Rt. 608, about one mile from Rt. 612, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 19, 1808 at Virginia.2,3 She married James Martin, son of Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. and Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, on October 3, 1838 at Patrick Co., Virginia. As of October 3, 1838,her married name was Martin. Rebecca T. Ferguson died on December 6, 1881 at age 73.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 174, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 430, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 48, Smith River, Patrick Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 92, District 160, Smith River, Patrick Co., Virginia1

Family

James Martin b. February 9, 1797, d. June 22, 1892
Marriage*Rebecca T. Ferguson married James Martin, son of Moses Jocephas Martin Sr. and Philadelphia "Adelphia" Martin, on October 3, 1838 at Patrick Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S695] Unknown, James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Ferris1,2,3

M, b. 1854, d. February 1, 1936
FatherValentine Ferris2 b. circa 1820
MotherHannah Underwood2 b. circa 1822
     John Ferris was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Enumerated in the household of his daughter Mary in the 1930 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. He was born in 1854 at Virginia.1,2 He married Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee, daughter of William Thomas McGhee and Martha Ann "Mollie" Gates, on October 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 John Ferris died on February 1, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

Corn mill manager

Family

Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee b. November 12, 1859, d. February 15, 1932
Marriage*John Ferris married Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee, daughter of William Thomas McGhee and Martha Ann "Mollie" Gates, on October 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.

Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee1,2

F, b. November 12, 1859, d. February 15, 1932
FatherWilliam Thomas McGhee3,4,1 b. June, 1834
MotherMartha Ann "Mollie" Gates3,4,1 b. 1832, d. June 10, 1869
     Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee Enumerated in the household of her daughter Mary in the 1930 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. She was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on November 12, 1859 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,3,1 She married John Ferris, son of Valentine Ferris and Hannah Underwood, on October 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 15, 1874,her married name was Ferris. Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee died on February 15, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.5,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

John Ferris b. 1854, d. February 1, 1936
Marriage*Julia/Judia Virginia McGhee married John Ferris, son of Valentine Ferris and Hannah Underwood, on October 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S660] Betty Bartlett (e-mail address), Martha Gates in "Patrick Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Nov 8, 2002.
  4. [S694] Michelle Miller (great-great-grandaughter), "McGhee Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 2, 2005.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.

Charles A. Smith1,2,3

M, b. August 10, 1860, d. before January 2, 1920
FatherJames Washington Smith1 b. October 6, 1826, d. July 13, 1889
MotherEmeline E. Light1 b. 1832, d. after April, 1910
     Charles A. Smith was born on August 10, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Alice Conner, daughter of John Haden Conner and Isabell Ellen Link, on December 24, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,5,6 Charles A. Smith died before January 2, 1920; His wife Alice was enumerated as a widow in the 1920 Census.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 291, District 96, Ward 3, Roanoke, Virginia2
1910Dwelling 170, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1900Policeman2
1910Farmer3

Family

Alice Conner b. April 26, 1868, d. September 28, 1942
Marriage*Charles A. Smith married Alice Conner, daughter of John Haden Conner and Isabell Ellen Link, on December 24, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  5. [S2720] Roanoke City VA Archives - Fairview Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

James Washington Smith

M, b. October 6, 1826, d. July 13, 1889
FatherJabez H. Smith1 b. April 3, 1797, d. 1840
MotherElizabeth Light1 b. February 2, 1803, d. December 25, 1885
     James Washington Smith was buried at Locust Grove Cemetery, Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 6, 1826 at Virginia.2 He married Emeline E. Light, daughter of James R. Light and Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, on February 19, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia. James Washington Smith died on July 13, 1889 at age 62.2

Occupation

Farmer and merchant

Family

Emeline E. Light b. 1832, d. after April, 1910
Marriage*James Washington Smith married Emeline E. Light, daughter of James R. Light and Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, on February 19, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  2. [S283] Edgar L. Vest, Locust Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Emeline E. Light1

F, b. 1832, d. after April, 1910
FatherJames R. Light1 b. 1806, d. February 15, 1880
MotherSarah D. "Sally" Smith1 b. August, 1802
     Emeline E. Light was buried at Locust Grove Cemetery, Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born in 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia. She married James Washington Smith, son of Jabez H. Smith and Elizabeth Light, on February 19, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia. As of February 19, 1851,her married name was Smith. Emeline E. Light died after April, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

James Washington Smith b. October 6, 1826, d. July 13, 1889
Marriage*She married James Washington Smith, son of Jabez H. Smith and Elizabeth Light, on February 19, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  2. [S283] Edgar L. Vest, Locust Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James R. Light

M, b. 1806, d. February 15, 1880
FatherJames L. Light1,2 b. 1769, d. before July 21, 1853
MotherHannah Hathaway2
     James R. Light was born in 1806 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, daughter of Humphrey Smith and Eleanor McElhaney, on September 28, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 James R. Light died on February 15, 1880.

Family

Sarah D. "Sally" Smith b. August, 1802
Marriage*He married Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, daughter of Humphrey Smith and Eleanor McElhaney, on September 28, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm, From the abstract of the will of James Light.
  2. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  3. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Sarah D. "Sally" Smith1

F, b. August, 1802
FatherHumphrey Smith1 b. 1760, d. June, 1845
MotherEleanor McElhaney1 b. circa 1747
     Sarah D. "Sally" Smith was born in August, 1802 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married James R. Light, son of James L. Light and Hannah Hathaway, on September 28, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 As of September 28, 1825,her married name was Light.

Family

James R. Light b. 1806, d. February 15, 1880
Marriage*Sarah D. "Sally" Smith married James R. Light, son of James L. Light and Hannah Hathaway, on September 28, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  2. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Claudine Luther Agee1,2,3

F, b. September 7, 1920, d. December 29, 2011
FatherLuther Thomas Agee1,2,4 b. July 23, 1897, d. February 25, 1920
MotherEthel Ruth Hill5,1,2,6,4 b. October 24, 1894, d. December 6, 1991
     Claudine Luther Agee was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.4 She was born on September 7, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 She married Samuel Garlin Blankenship, son of Giles Ellery Blankenship and Trudy A. Conner, on May 6, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,7,4 As of May 6, 1945,her married name was Blankenship. Claudine Luther Agee died on December 29, 2011 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina, at age 91.4 She Claudine Agee Blankenship, 91, of Winston-Salem, N.C., and formerly of Martinsville, died Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation, Winston- Salem, N.C. She was born September 7, 1920, in Floyd County to the late Luther Thomas Agee and Ethel Ruth Hill Agee Cannaday. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Garlin Blankenship; brothers, Wilson Henry Agee and Obie Keen Agee; and granddaughter, Rebecca Lynn Blankenship. Mrs. Blankenship was a member of the Martinsville Primitive Baptist Church on Rives Road, Martinsville. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, James E. and Jane B. Blankenship, of Martinsville, Herbert R. and Linda A. Blankenship, of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Samuel L. and Betty F. Blankenship, of Charlotte, N.C; grandchildren, Giles E. Blankenship, Kirk M. Blankenship, Mark D. Blankenship, David R. Blankenship, Michael G. Blankenship, James R. Blankenship and Cynthia L. Blankenship; and great-grandchildren, Davis G. Blankenship, Sophie M. Blankenship, Kenneth G. Blankenship, Naomi G. Blankenship, Lydia J. Blankenship, Lexa R. Blankenship and Luke E. Blankenship. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 2, 2012, at Norris Funeral Services Martinsville Chapel, Martinsville, with the Rev. Steve Greer officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services and other times at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, James E. and Jane B. Blankenship, 906 Hunting Ridge Road, Martinsville. The family wants to thank the staff of Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation for the loving care they gave their mom. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , P. O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, website: www.alz.org, or you can call 800-272-3900. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, 1500 Kings Mountain Road, Martinsville, VA 24112, is serving the Blankenship family. on December 31, 2011.4

Family

Samuel Garlin Blankenship b. May 12, 1920, d. July 14, 2005
Marriage*She married Samuel Garlin Blankenship, son of Giles Ellery Blankenship and Trudy A. Conner, on May 6, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,7,4 
Children
  • James Elery Blankenship1,7,4,8
  • Herbert Reese Blankenship1,7,4,8
  • Samuel Lee Blankenship1,7,4,8

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudine Agee Blankenship obituary in the Dec 31, 2011 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel Agee Cannaday obituary in the Dec 8, 1991 edition.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Obie Keen Agee obituary in the Apr 15, 1976 edition.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Samuel Garlin Blankenship obituary in the Jul 26, 2005 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Luther Thomas Agee1,2,3

M, b. July 23, 1897, d. February 25, 1920
     Luther Thomas Agee was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on July 23, 1897 at Franklin Co., Virginia; The Agee book has a birth date of Jul 22, 1897 and his WWI Draft Registration card has a date of Jul 21, 1897.4,1,5,2,6 He married Ethel Ruth Hill, daughter of James Wilson Hill and Octavia J. Radford, on May 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Luther Thomas Agee died on February 25, 1920 at age 22; The Agee book has a death date of Jul 26, 1920.4,1,5

Family

Ethel Ruth Hill b. October 24, 1894, d. December 6, 1991
Marriage*He married Ethel Ruth Hill, daughter of James Wilson Hill and Octavia J. Radford, on May 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudine Agee Blankenship obituary in the Dec 31, 2011 edition.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Ethel Ruth Hill1,2

F, b. October 24, 1894, d. December 6, 1991
FatherJames Wilson Hill3,4 b. November 15, 1859, d. February 15, 1940
MotherOctavia J. Radford3,4 b. March 30, 1861, d. December 30, 1950
     Ethel Ruth Hill was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,7 She was born on October 24, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,5,1,6,3,4 She married Luther Thomas Agee on May 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of May 5, 1914,her married name was Agee. Ethel Ruth Hill married Andrew Luther Cannaday, son of John Andrew Cannaday and Susan M. Thurman, on June 30, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of June 30, 1938,her married name was Cannaday. Ethel Ruth Hill died on December 6, 1991 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 97.5,7,6 She MARTINSVILLE - Ethel Agee Cannaday, 97, formerly of Floyd, died Friday, in a Martinsville hospital. She was preceded in death by two sons, Obie K. Agae and Rev. Wilson Agee. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Claudine and Garland Blankenship of Martinsville; two daughters-in-law, Vivian Agee of Floyd; Mabel Agee of Ridgeway; ten grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren and twenty great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Monday 2:00 p.m. Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, with Elder Hale Terry and Elder Lane Carter officiating with interment in the Moran Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on December 8, 1991.7

Census Records

1940Dwelling 175, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family 1

Luther Thomas Agee b. July 23, 1897, d. February 25, 1920
Marriage*Ethel Ruth Hill married Luther Thomas Agee on May 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Family 2

Andrew Luther Cannaday b. May 7, 1874, d. June 5, 1956
Marriage*Ethel Ruth Hill married Andrew Luther Cannaday, son of John Andrew Cannaday and Susan M. Thurman, on June 30, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudine Agee Blankenship obituary in the Dec 31, 2011 edition.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel Agee Cannaday obituary in the Dec 8, 1991 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Obie Keen Agee obituary in the Apr 15, 1976 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Harry Kenneth Ober1,2

M, b. December 26, 1918, d. May 29, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 220-03-1978.2 Harry Kenneth Ober was born on December 26, 1918 at Freeland, Baltimore Co., Maryland.2 He married Myrtle Marie Hodges, daughter of William Joseph "Will" Hodges and Arista Hester "Risseay" "Hettie" Conner, on January 11, 1941 at Harford Co., Maryland.1 Harry Kenneth Ober and Myrtle Marie Hodges were divorced on October 5, 1959 at Prince William Co., Virginia.1 Harry Kenneth Ober died on May 29, 1990 at age 71.2

Family

Myrtle Marie Hodges b. May 13, 1923, d. July 23, 2001
Marriage*He married Myrtle Marie Hodges, daughter of William Joseph "Will" Hodges and Arista Hester "Risseay" "Hettie" Conner, on January 11, 1941 at Harford Co., Maryland.1 
Divorce* Harry Kenneth Ober and Myrtle Marie Hodges were divorced on October 5, 1959 at Prince William Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie Ober Bell obituary in the Jul 25, 2001 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Isaac Martin Harris1

M, b. October, 1864, d. September 1, 1942
     Isaac Martin Harris was buried at Willis Churches Cemetery (also known as Keith Cemetery), Rt. 221 at Rt. 764, Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Martha Ellen Weddle. Isaac Martin Harris was born in October, 1864.1 He died on September 1, 1942 at age 77.1

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Martha Ellen Weddle b. March 13, 1866, d. September 8, 1965
Marriage*Isaac Martin Harris married Martha Ellen Weddle
Child

Citations

  1. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah H. Poff obituary in the Mar 19, 2001 edition.

Martha Ellen Weddle

F, b. March 13, 1866, d. September 8, 1965
     Martha Ellen Weddle married Isaac Martin Harris. Martha Ellen Weddle was buried at Willis Churches Cemetery (also known as Keith Cemetery), Rt. 221 at Rt. 764, Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Harris. She was born on March 13, 1866.1 She died on September 8, 1965 at age 99.1

Family

Isaac Martin Harris b. October, 1864, d. September 1, 1942
Marriage*She married Isaac Martin Harris
Child

Citations

  1. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah H. Poff obituary in the Mar 19, 2001 edition.

Margaret Ellen Medley1

F, b. November 5, 1906, d. December 12, 1952
     Margaret Ellen Medley was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,1 She was born on November 5, 1906 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 As of circa 1925,her married name was Poff.3 She married John Curtis Poff, son of William Isaac Poff and Stella Florence Reed, circa 1925.4,3,1 Margaret Ellen Medley died on December 12, 1952 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 46.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 379, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 58, District 81-4F, North Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

John Curtis Poff b. December 6, 1902, d. March 2, 1966
Marriage*Margaret Ellen Medley married John Curtis Poff, son of William Isaac Poff and Stella Florence Reed, circa 1925.4,3,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S2722] Roanoke City VA Archives - Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

John Kurtis Rumburg1

M, b. August 14, 1853, d. January 8, 1927
FatherRev. John Wesley Rumburg1 b. January 29, 1829, d. September 10, 1902
MotherMartha Surface1 b. January 10, 1832, d. February 16, 1915
     John Kurtis Rumburg was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on August 14, 1853 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Margaret E. "Maggie" Graham on December 13, 1872.4 John Kurtis Rumburg married Ella Sue Perdue, daughter of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on November 7, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 John Kurtis Rumburg died on January 8, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 73.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 28, District 115, Saltville, Washington Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 68, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1910Minister6
1920Minister7

Family 1

Margaret E. "Maggie" Graham
Marriage*John Kurtis Rumburg married Margaret E. "Maggie" Graham on December 13, 1872.4 
Children

Family 2

Ella Sue Perdue b. January 1, 1884, d. February 4, 1951
Marriage*John Kurtis Rumburg married Ella Sue Perdue, daughter of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on November 7, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Douglas Rumburg death certificate.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjorie Rumburg Richards obituary in the Jun 29, 2013 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Ada Rumburg Bell obituary in the Mar 22, 2012 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

David Hill Board1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. May 4, 1874, d. November 28, 1960
FatherJacob Board9,6,5,8 b. January 31, 1848, d. March 13, 1913
MotherElmira E. Walters9,5,6,8 b. February 26, 1850, d. December 22, 1927
     David Hill Board was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8 He was born on May 4, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6,5,7,8 He married Lucy M. Vest, daughter of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on August 9, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,10 David Hill Board married Ella Sue Perdue, daughter of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on November 8, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 David Hill Board died on November 28, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 86.2,8

Family 1

Lucy M. Vest b. February 5, 1874, d. April 12, 1940
Marriage*He married Lucy M. Vest, daughter of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on August 9, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,10 
Child

Family 2

Ella Sue Perdue b. January 1, 1884, d. February 4, 1951
Marriage*David Hill Board married Ella Sue Perdue, daughter of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on November 8, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ella R. Board obitutary in the Feb 5, 1951 edition.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the 104th birthday announcement for Bertha Alice Board Perdue in an undated edition.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Mrs. Jacob Board obituary in the Jan 12, 1928 edition.
  10. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.