Ida Rosa Lee "Rosalie" Holland1,2,3

F, b. February 28, 1879, d. July 15, 1924
FatherJohn D. Holland1 b. June, 1848, d. May 23, 1914
MotherLillie/Lilly Ann Poff1 b. April 5, 1856, d. January 28, 1933
     Ida Rosa Lee "Rosalie" Holland was born on February 28, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1896,her married name was Martin.4,5 She married Matthew Isaac Martin circa 1896.4,5 Ida Rosa Lee "Rosalie" Holland died on July 15, 1924 at Oklahoma at age 45.

Census Records

1880Dwelling 463, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 231, District 144, Prairie Grove Township, Washington Co., Arkansas5
1920Dwelling 79, District 3, Ash Flat, Coal Co., Oklahoma7

Family

Matthew Isaac Martin b. March 2, 1872, d. January 18, 1938
Marriage*Ida Rosa Lee "Rosalie" Holland married Matthew Isaac Martin circa 1896.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S1242] Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
  4. [S1382] Comp. Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Births.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

John Fleming "Flem" Holland1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 13, 1883, d. October 19, 1947
FatherJohn D. Holland6,7,8 b. June, 1848, d. May 23, 1914
MotherLillie/Lilly Ann Poff6,7,8 b. April 5, 1856, d. January 28, 1933
     John Fleming "Flem" Holland was buried at Concord Cemetery, Ink, Polk Co., Arkansas.5 He was born on January 13, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWII Draft Registration card lists a birth date of Jan 13, 1886.6,3,5 He married Essie M. Embry circa 1919.2,9 John Fleming "Flem" Holland died on October 19, 1947 at Ink, Polk Co., Arkansas, at age 64.10,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 307, District 132, Rural Retreat, Wythe Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 85, District 150, Valley, Washington Co., Arkansas8
1930Dwelling 82, District 17, Ouachita, Polk Co., Arkansas2
1940Dwelling 8, District 57-18, Ouachita, Polk Co., Arkansas12

Occupation

1910Farm laborer8
1930Farmer2
1940Farmer12

Family

Essie M. Embry b. July 23, 1890, d. April 5, 1951
Marriage*John Fleming "Flem" Holland married Essie M. Embry circa 1919.2,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S1472] Steve Embry (great-grandson), "Essie Embry," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 29, 2007.
  5. [S5076] Concord Cemetery, Polk Co., AR, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  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. [S2936] Tributes.com, online http://www.tributes.com/, From the Ralph V. Holland obituary.
  10. [S869] Arkansas Department of Health Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Hettie Florence Holland1

F, b. November 3, 1881
FatherJohn D. Holland1,2 b. June, 1848, d. May 23, 1914
MotherLillie/Lilly Ann Poff1,2 b. April 5, 1856, d. January 28, 1933
     Hettie Florence Holland was born on November 3, 1881 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 307, District 132, Rural Retreat, Wythe Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  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.

Lillie Frances Poff1,2

F, b. December 10, 1879, d. October 6, 1955
FatherJacob Henry Poff3,1,4,5 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff1,3,4,5,2 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     Lillie Frances Poff was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,2 She was born on December 10, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Sunset Cemetery listing and death certificate have a birth date of Mar 19, 1878.6,5,2 She married Howard Dillard Lawrence, son of Isaac Benjamin Lawrence and Nancy Board, on May 21, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of May 21, 1892,her married name was Lawrence. Lillie Frances Poff died on October 6, 1955 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 75.6,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 462, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 223, District 100, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 517, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 40, District 10, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 65, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family

Howard Dillard Lawrence b. April 3, 1871, d. August 26, 1938
Marriage*Lillie Frances Poff married Howard Dillard Lawrence, son of Isaac Benjamin Lawrence and Nancy Board, on May 21, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  6. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.

Minnie Ella Poff1,2

F, b. February 11, 1881, d. February 10, 1958
FatherJacob Henry Poff3,1,4,5,2 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff3,1,4,5,6,2 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     Minnie Ella Poff was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.7,2 She married Ziba Daniel King, son of Joseph Robert "Joe Bob" King and Druscilla G. Hendricks.3 Minnie Ella Poff was born on February 11, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1882.5,2 She married Lymond B. "Lyman" King, son of Joseph Robert "Joe Bob" King and Druscilla G. Hendricks, on December 31, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 As of December 31, 1903,her married name was King. Minnie Ella Poff died on February 10, 1958 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.7,2 She Mrs. Ella Poff King 75, of Rt. 5 Roanoke, died Monday morning. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. L. C. Prillaman and Mrs L. W. Janney, Roanoke; four brothers and two sisters; Clayton Poff, Thompsontown, Pa; W. F. Poff, R. L. Poff and A. J. Poff, Check; Mrs. G. W. Hundley, Copper Hill; Mrs. Lindsay Bell, Radford; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral was conducted at Oakey's Wednesday by the Rev. William A. Byers. Interment was in Cedar Lawn. on February 13, 1958.7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 37, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 53, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated with her two children in the household of her uncle William Isaac Poff10
1920Dwelling 153, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 75, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 125, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1930Overall factory seamstress12
1940Farmer6

Family 1

Ziba Daniel King b. November 26, 1892, d. July 31, 1917
Marriage*Minnie Ella Poff married Ziba Daniel King, son of Joseph Robert "Joe Bob" King and Druscilla G. Hendricks.3 

Family 2

Lymond B. "Lyman" King b. February 22, 1882, d. January 8, 1910
Marriage*Minnie Ella Poff married Lymond B. "Lyman" King, son of Joseph Robert "Joe Bob" King and Druscilla G. Hendricks, on December 31, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 
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. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ella Poff King obituary in the Feb 13, 1958 edition.
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Edith Pearl Poff1,2,3

F, b. March 9, 1925, d. November 18, 2008
FatherWilliam Fleming "Willie" Poff1,4,3 b. March 1, 1884, d. September 13, 1970
MotherHoover Jane King1,4,3 b. March 25, 1886, d. January 10, 1957
     Edith Pearl Poff was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 9, 1925 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 As of August 9, 1941,her married name was Thomas.5 She married Herbert Emmett Thomas on August 9, 1941 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,6,2,5 Edith Pearl Poff died on November 18, 2008 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.2 She Edith Pearl Poff Thomas, 83, of Floyd, Va., passed away at her home on Tuesday, November 18, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Emmett Thomas. She is survived by a son, Douglas and Ruth Thomas, of Chilhowie; a daughter, Carole and Robert Spencer, of Blacksburg; two granddaughters, Kristina and Joseph Mueller, of Midlothian, Va., and Diana Thomas, of Ruther Glen, Va; several nieces and nephews; one sister, Augustine Walton, of Silver Springs, Md; one sister-in-law, Hilda Poff, of Copper Hill; and close friends, Isaac Holden, Gail Hoback, and Geoff Goodale. Graveside funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2008, at the Radford Cemetery with the Rev. J.C. Holden officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Floyd Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 257, Floyd, Va. 24091 or to the Radford Cemetery, c/o Robert L. Allen, 4261 Franklin Pike, Floyd, Va. 24091. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home in Floyd, Va. on November 20, 2008.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 104, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 129, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Herbert Emmett Thomas b. July 8, 1918, d. October 21, 1998
Marriage*Edith Pearl Poff married Herbert Emmett Thomas on August 9, 1941 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,6,2,5 
Children
  • Douglas Emmett Thomas1,6,2,5
  • Nina Carole Thomas1,2,5

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Pearl Poff Thomas obituary in the Nov 20, 2008 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Herbert Emmett Thomas obituary in the Oct 22, 1998 edition.

James Ira Poff1,2,3

M, b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
FatherJacob Henry Poff1,4,5,3 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff1,4,5,3 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     James Ira Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on July 25, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5 He married Lucy Gay King, daughter of John Reuben King and Leititia Jane Wright, on September 1, 1907 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,1 James Ira Poff died on June 8, 1924 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 34.1,2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 37, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 96, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farm laborer9
1920Farmer10

Family

Lucy Gay King b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
Marriage*James Ira Poff married Lucy Gay King, daughter of John Reuben King and Leititia Jane Wright, on September 1, 1907 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 25, 1893, d. June 6, 1974
FatherJacob Henry Poff2,3,6,7,8,5 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff2,3,6,7,8,5 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 231-16-2030.9 Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "PVT U.S. Army WWI."10,11,5 He was born on September 25, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Sep 27, 1893 and his death certificate has Sep 23, 1893.9,2,4,8,5 He married Mary Pauline Aldridge, daughter of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Hannah Catherine "Cassie" Hylton, on December 13, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,10,12,3,11,5 Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff died on June 6, 1974 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 80.10,11,5 He CHECK -- Ras L. Poff, age 80, died in a Roanoke hospital Thursday morning, June 6, 1974. He was a retired lumber dealer. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Aldridge Poff, Check; two sons, Ralph Poff, Salem, Joe Poff, Christiansburg; two sisters, Mrs. Flora Hundley, Copper Hill, Mrs. Mary Bell, Christiansburg; one brother, Clayton Poff, Christiansburg; five grandchildren; one great-grandson. Funeral was Saturday, June 8, 1974, at 2:00 p.m. in Copper Hill Methodist Church with the Rev. Henry J. Wuntke and Rev. Frank Wimmer with interment in Restvale Cemetery. on June 13, 1974.11

Census Records

1900Dwelling 37, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 43, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of Hay Mason13
1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1940Dwelling 127, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia15

Occupation

1920Rural route mail carrier13
1930Lumber hauling truck driver14
1940Farmer15

Family

Mary Pauline Aldridge b. October 12, 1899, d. May 14, 1979
Marriage*Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff married Mary Pauline Aldridge, daughter of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Hannah Catherine "Cassie" Hylton, on December 13, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,10,12,3,11,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S158] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 12, Will of Ras Layayette Poff.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ras L. Poff obituary in the Jun 13, 1974 edition.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Aldridge Poff obituary in an undated edition.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Henry Poff, Sr. obituary in the Jan 12, 2018 edition.

Alvin Joshua "Slats" Poff1,2,3

M, b. November 16, 1896, d. March 8, 1971
FatherJacob Henry Poff4,5,6,7,8,3 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff4,5,6,7,8,3 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 231-16-2030.9 Alvin Joshua "Slats" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Va. PVT. Co. H. 161 Inf. WWI."1,2,3 He married Eva Irene Peters, daughter of Samuel Evans Peters and Della Mae Underwood.1,10,2,3 Alvin Joshua "Slats" Poff was born on November 16, 1896 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,11,8,3 He died on March 8, 1971 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.1,2,3 He CHECK -- Alvin J. "Slats" Poff, 74, died Monday, March 8, 1971, at his home in Check. Surviving are his wife, Irene Peters Poff; a daughter, Mrs. Menis Reed, Check; a son, S. Jake Poff, Copper Hill; two sisters, Mrs. Guy Hundley, Copper Hill, Mrs. Mary Bell, Christiansburg; two brothers, Ras Poff, Check, Clayton Poff, Thompsontown, Penn. The funeral was Wednesday, March 10, 1971, at 1 p.m. at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with burial in Restvale Cemetery, Copper Hill. Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, handled arrangements. on March 11, 1971.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 37, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 153, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 106, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 156, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6
1930Lumber hauling contractor7
1940Farmer12

Family

Eva Irene Peters b. July 14, 1910, d. December 7, 2005
Marriage*Alvin Joshua "Slats" Poff married Eva Irene Peters, daughter of Samuel Evans Peters and Della Mae Underwood.1,10,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Alvin J. Poff obituary in the Mar 11, 1971 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene Peters Poff obituary in the Dec 9, 2005 edition.
  11. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Vest-Poff wedding announcement in a local paper.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  16. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Clayton Henry Poff1,2

M, b. February 2, 1898, d. July 4, 1976
FatherJacob Henry Poff3,4,2 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff3,4,2 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     Clayton Henry Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2 He was born on February 2, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2 He married Helen I. Spicher circa 1918.7,8,2 Clayton Henry Poff died on July 4, 1976 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 78.5,6,2 He FLOYD -- Clayton H. Poff, age 78, of Christiansburg, died in a Shawsville Nursing Home Sunday, July 4, 1976. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Mary Poff Bell, Christiansburg; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 6, 1976, at the Copper Hill Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank Wimmer and the Rev. Beverly Smith officiating. Interment in Restvale Cemetery. on July 8, 1976.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 37, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 265, District 99, Ward 10, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania9
1930Dwelling 134, District 6, Duncannon, Perry Co., Pennsylvania7
1940Dwelling 181, District 34-2, Delaware, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania10

Occupation

1920Steam railroad brakeman9
1930Steam railroad brakeman7
1940Railroad brakeman10

Family

Helen I. Spicher
Marriage*Clayton Henry Poff married Helen I. Spicher circa 1918.7,8,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Clayton H. Poff obituary in the Jul 8, 1976 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, From the Fred C. Poff death certificate.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Ellen Poff1,2

F, b. June 29, 1905, d. February 17, 1987
FatherJacob Henry Poff2,3,4,5 b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff2,3,4,5 b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     Her Social Security Number was 225-14-8368.6 Mary Ellen Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5 She was born on June 29, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,2,5 She married Lindsey Alfred Bell, son of Thomas Benjamin "Tom" Bell and Liona Eliza Craighead, on May 4, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 As of May 4, 1922,her married name was Bell. Mary Ellen Poff died on February 17, 1987 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.7,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 94, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 153, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 413, District 8, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 186, District 61-16, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Family

Lindsey Alfred Bell b. October 27, 1898, d. August 7, 1962
Marriage*Mary Ellen Poff married Lindsey Alfred Bell, son of Thomas Benjamin "Tom" Bell and Liona Eliza Craighead, on May 4, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Lewis Bell obituary in the Jul 23, 2004 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Thomas Poff

M, b. October 10, 1907, d. May 26, 1909
FatherJacob Henry Poff b. January 26, 1856, d. December 18, 1930
MotherElizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff b. January 15, 1861, d. March 8, 1952
     John Thomas Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on October 10, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He died on May 26, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1.2

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.

Howard Dillard Lawrence1,2,3

M, b. April 3, 1871, d. August 26, 1938
FatherIsaac Benjamin Lawrence2,1,3 b. September, 1840, d. after April 29, 1910
MotherNancy Board1,2,3 b. February 15, 1849, d. after April 29, 1910
     Howard Dillard Lawrence was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,3 He was born on April 3, 1871 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Lillie Frances Poff, daughter of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on May 21, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Howard Dillard Lawrence died on August 26, 1938 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 67.4,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 223, District 100, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 517, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 40, District 10, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farm laborer6
1920Furniture factory laborer7
1930Furniture factory cabinet maker8

Family

Lillie Frances Poff b. December 10, 1879, d. October 6, 1955
Marriage*Howard Dillard Lawrence married Lillie Frances Poff, daughter of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on May 21, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.

Lena Lovella Lawrence1,2,3,4

F, b. April 2, 1898, d. February 16, 1977
FatherHoward Dillard Lawrence2,5,6,3,4 b. April 3, 1871, d. August 26, 1938
MotherLillie Frances Poff2,5,6,3,4,7 b. December 10, 1879, d. October 6, 1955
     Lena Lovella Lawrence was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 She was born on April 2, 1898 at Virginia.1,4 She died on February 16, 1977 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 78.1,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 223, District 100, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 517, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 40, District 10, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 65, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lymond B. "Lyman" King1,2

M, b. February 22, 1882, d. January 8, 1910
FatherJoseph Robert "Joe Bob" King3,1 b. November 17, 1856, d. June 30, 1945
MotherDruscilla G. Hendricks3,1 b. August 7, 1859, d. April 25, 1942
     Lymond B. "Lyman" King was buried at Riner-Willis Cemetery, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on February 22, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Minnie Ella Poff, daughter of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on December 31, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Lymond B. "Lyman" King died on January 8, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 27.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Minnie Ella Poff b. February 11, 1881, d. February 10, 1958
Marriage*Lymond B. "Lyman" King married Minnie Ella Poff, daughter of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on December 31, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5500] Riner-Willis Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Lucy Gay King1

F, b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
FatherJohn Reuben King1,2 b. September 15, 1858, d. January 17, 1931
MotherLeititia Jane Wright1,2 b. September 16, 1865, d. October 6, 1945
     Lucy Gay King was buried at Franklin Clearview Cemetery, Old Forge Road, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 Her Social Security Number was 225-92-2475.4 She was born on June 11, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 She married James Ira Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on September 1, 1907 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1 Lucy Gay King married William Fleming "Willie" Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on September 16, 1958 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,7,2 As of September 16, 1958,her married name was Poff.2 Lucy Gay King died on March 18, 1989 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 99.1,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 96, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia10

Family 1

James Ira Poff b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
Marriage*Lucy Gay King married James Ira Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on September 1, 1907 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1 
Children

Family 2

William Fleming "Willie" Poff b. March 1, 1884, d. September 13, 1970
Marriage*Lucy Gay King married William Fleming "Willie" Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on September 16, 1958 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,7,2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Gary Elwood Mullins1,2,3

M, b. April 30, 1917, d. September 28, 1981
     Gary Elwood Mullins was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 His Social Security Number was 238-14-0457.4 He was born on April 30, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His gravestone has a birth date of Apr 27, 1917 and her death certificate has a birth date of Apr 29, 1917.4,2,3,5 He married Mary Elizabeth Poff, daughter of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on August 16, 1939 at Danville, Virginia.1,6,3,5 Gary Elwood Mullins died on September 28, 1981 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 64.2,3

Family

Mary Elizabeth Poff b. September 29, 1921, d. June 3, 2004
Marriage*He married Mary Elizabeth Poff, daughter of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on August 16, 1939 at Danville, Virginia.1,6,3,5 
Children
  • Wylene Mullins6,5
  • Carolyn Jeanette Mullins1,6,5
  • Melvin Mullins1,6
  • Margaret Gale/Gail Mullins1,6,5

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [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&
  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.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Poff Mullins obituary in the Jun 5, 2004 edition.

William Pershing Poff1,2,3

M, b. May 2, 1918, d. January 13, 1981
FatherJames Ira Poff1,4,5,3 b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
MotherLucy Gay King1,4,5,3 b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 227-12-3247.6 William Pershing Poff was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.7,3 He was born on May 2, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.6,1,2,3 He married Leona Farmer Young on October 16, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,3 William Pershing Poff died on January 13, 1981 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 62.1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 158, District 45-8, Martinsville, Virginia8

Occupation

1940Furniture factory laborer8

Family

Leona Farmer Young b. January 5, 1920
Marriage*William Pershing Poff married Leona Farmer Young on October 16, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 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. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Beatrice Lura Poff1,2,3

F, b. June 11, 1908, d. April 28, 1982
FatherJames Ira Poff1,4,5,3 b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
MotherLucy Gay King1,4,5,3 b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
     Her Social Security Number was 228-24-8137.6 Beatrice Lura Poff was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.7,3 She was born on June 11, 1908 at Virginia.1,6,7 She married Jesse Carl Foster on October 14, 1928.1,7,3 As of October 14, 1928,her married name was Foster. Beatrice Lura Poff died on April 28, 1982 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 73.1,7,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 96, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 321, District 45-12, Reed Creek, Henry Co., Virginia8

Family

Jesse Carl Foster b. May 13, 1906, d. April 17, 1974
Marriage*Beatrice Lura Poff married Jesse Carl Foster on October 14, 1928.1,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Coy Douglas Foster obituary in the Jul 13, 2001 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3752] Roselawn Burial Park , Martinsville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Esther Mae Poff1,2

F, b. June 30, 1913, d. March 2, 1993
FatherJames Ira Poff1,3 b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
MotherLucy Gay King1,3 b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
     Esther Mae Poff was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, 199 Cemetery Street, Martinsville, Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 225-01-3020.5 She was born on June 30, 1913 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,6 As of September 20, 1930,her married name was Foster.2 She married Franklin Edward "Frank" Foster on September 20, 1930 at Henry Co., Virginia.1,2 Esther Mae Poff and Franklin Edward "Frank" Foster were divorced in October, 1936 at Henry Co., Virginia.7 As of December 15, 1945,her married name was Davis.6 Esther Mae Poff married Ernest Mitchell Davis on December 15, 1945 at Martinsville, Virginia.4,1,8,6 Esther Mae Poff died on March 2, 1993 at Virginia at age 79.1,4 She DAVIS, Esther Poff, 79, of Martinsville, died Tuesday March 2, 1993. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements by McKee Funeral Services. on March 3, 1993.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 182, District 112-4, Martinsville, Virginia9

Occupation

1940Knitting mill worker9

Family 1

Franklin Edward "Frank" Foster b. circa 1908, d. before 1945
Marriage*Esther Mae Poff married Franklin Edward "Frank" Foster on September 20, 1930 at Henry Co., Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* Esther Mae Poff and Franklin Edward "Frank" Foster were divorced in October, 1936 at Henry Co., Virginia.7 

Family 2

Ernest Mitchell Davis b. June 30, 1906, d. July 23, 1981
Marriage*Esther Mae Poff married Ernest Mitchell Davis on December 15, 1945 at Martinsville, Virginia.4,1,8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Esther Poff Davis obituary in the Mar 3, 1993 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Mary Elizabeth Poff1

F, b. September 29, 1921, d. June 3, 2004
FatherJames Ira Poff1 b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
MotherLucy Gay King1 b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
     Her Social Security Number was 230-34-0876.2 Mary Elizabeth Poff was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She was born on September 29, 1921 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,4 She married Gary Elwood Mullins on August 16, 1939 at Danville, Virginia.1,3,5,4 As of August 16, 1939,her married name was Mullins.4 Mary Elizabeth Poff died on June 3, 2004 at Virginia at age 82.3,2 She Mary Poff Mullins, 82, of Rocky Mount died Thursday June 3, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Mullins; a granddaughter, Rhonda Grady; two sisters; and three brothers. Surviving are her children, Wylene Peters of Amelia, Carolyn Hartwick, Sarasota, Fla., Melvin Mullins and Margaret Emery, both of the home; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, from Franklin Memorial Park with Dr. William Shively officiating. Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2536 Six Mile Post Rd., Callaway, Va. 24067. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, S. Main St., Rocky Mount. on June 5, 2004.3

Family

Gary Elwood Mullins b. April 30, 1917, d. September 28, 1981
Marriage*She married Gary Elwood Mullins on August 16, 1939 at Danville, Virginia.1,3,5,4 
Children
  • Wylene Mullins3,4
  • Carolyn Jeanette Mullins1,3,4
  • Melvin Mullins1,3
  • Margaret Gale/Gail Mullins1,3,4

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Poff Mullins obituary in the Jun 5, 2004 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Luyn Horace Poff1,2

M, b. April 2, 1916, d. June 1, 1986
FatherJames Ira Poff3,4,2 b. July 25, 1889, d. June 8, 1924
MotherLucy Gay King3,4,2 b. June 11, 1889, d. March 18, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 231-09-9181.5 Luyn Horace Poff was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.2 He was born on April 2, 1916 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,3,2 He married Marion Louise "Mae" Hill on September 22, 1939 at Martinsville, Virginia.3,1,2,6 Luyn Horace Poff died on June 1, 1986 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 70.3,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 296, District 58, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia4

Family

Marion Louise "Mae" Hill b. March 28, 1919, d. June 1, 2009
Marriage*Luyn Horace Poff married Marion Louise "Mae" Hill on September 22, 1939 at Martinsville, Virginia.3,1,2,6 
Children
  • James Ronald Poff3,1
  • Patricia Ann "Pat" Poff3,1,6
  • Bonnie Joan Poff7,1,6
  • Jerry Douglas Poff7,1

Citations

  1. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Marion Louise Hill Poff obituary in the Jun 3, 2009 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm

Marion Louise "Mae" Hill1

F, b. March 28, 1919, d. June 1, 2009
     Marion Louise "Mae" Hill was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.1 She was born on March 28, 1919 at Berea, Madison Co., Kentucky.1 She married Luyn Horace Poff, son of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on September 22, 1939 at Martinsville, Virginia.2,1,3,4 As of September 22, 1939,her married name was Poff.4 Marion Louise "Mae" Hill died on June 1, 2009 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 90.1 She Marion Louise “Mae” Hill Poff, 89, formerly of Greyson Street, Martinsville, died Monday, June 1, 2009, at the Golden Living Center, where she been a resident for several years. She was born in Berea, Ky., on Sept. 28, 1919, to Colonel and Gertrude Eason Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luyn H. Poff; a sister, Christine Hopkins; three brothers, Johnny, Billy and Hubert Hill; four half-sisters, Nancy Toms, Alice Whitcomb, Oralee Adams and Dora Riley; and two half-brothers, John H. Hill and Wilton Hill. She retired from Tultex in 1981 after 21 years of service, and she was a member of Collinsville Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are two daughters, Pat Poole and Bonnie Brewer, both of Martinsville; two sons, Ronald Poff of Ridgeway and Jerry Poff of Gainesville, Ga; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Dan Woods officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour before the service Thursday and other times at the home of her son, Ronald Poff, 178 Canterbury Lane, Ridgeway. Memorials may be made to Collinsville Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 627, Collinsville, Va. 24078. on June 3, 2009.1

Family

Luyn Horace Poff b. April 2, 1916, d. June 1, 1986
Marriage*She married Luyn Horace Poff, son of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on September 22, 1939 at Martinsville, Virginia.2,1,3,4 
Children
  • James Ronald Poff2,1
  • Patricia Ann "Pat" Poff2,1,4
  • Bonnie Joan Poff5,1,4
  • Jerry Douglas Poff5,1

Citations

  1. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Marion Louise Hill Poff obituary in the Jun 3, 2009 edition.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm

Mary Pauline Aldridge1,2,3

F, b. October 12, 1899, d. May 14, 1979
FatherPinkney B. Aldridge1,3,4 b. February 20, 1852, d. August 9, 1916
MotherHannah Catherine "Cassie" Hylton1,3,5,4 b. November 6, 1869, d. March 2, 1947
     Her Social Security Number was 224-92-7775.6 Mary Pauline Aldridge was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,4 She FLOYD - Mrs. Mary Aldridge Poff, age 79, widow of Ras L. Poff, died in a Salem nursing home Monday, May 14, 1979. Surviving are two sons, Ralph Poff, Salem; Joe Poff, Christiansburg; one brother, Arch Aldridge, Charlotte, N. C; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral was held Wednesday, May 16, 1979, at 2:00 p.m. at Copper Hill Methodist Church, with the Rev. W. W. Shelton and the Rev. Frank Wimmer officiating. Interment in Restvale Cemetery, Copper Hill.2 She was born on October 12, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,1,4 She married Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on December 13, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,7,2,3,9,4 As of December 13, 1921,her married name was Poff. Mary Pauline Aldridge died on May 14, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.7,2,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 127, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff b. September 25, 1893, d. June 6, 1974
Marriage*Mary Pauline Aldridge married Erastus Lafayette "Ras" Poff, son of Jacob Henry Poff and Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" Poff, on December 13, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,7,2,3,9,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Aldridge Poff obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S158] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 12, Will of Ras Layayette Poff.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ras L. Poff obituary in the Jun 13, 1974 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Henry Poff, Sr. obituary in the Jan 12, 2018 edition.