Minnie L. Cannaday1

F, b. February, 1867, d. May 22, 1903
FatherDr. Asa H. Cannaday1,2 b. April 20, 1836, d. March 13, 1908
MotherDemaris Catherine Graham1 b. January 19, 1842, d. April 23, 1924
     Minnie L. Cannaday was born in February, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She married William Jackson "Jack" Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on August 6, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of August 6, 1885,her married name was Poff. Minnie L. Cannaday died on May 22, 1903 at Baltimore, Maryland, at age 36.2 She Mrs. W. J. Poff, of Roanoke, Va., sister of Dr. C. G. and Dr. A. A. Cannaday, died yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital after two surgical operations. She was the daughter of Dr. Asa H. Cannaday, of Floyd county Virginia. Mrs. Poff leaves a husband and a 9-year-old daughter. on May 23, 1903.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 300, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

William Jackson "Jack" Poff b. December 7, 1865, d. October 5, 1911
Marriage*Minnie L. Cannaday married William Jackson "Jack" Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on August 6, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Mrs. W. J. Poff obituary in the May 23, 1903 edition.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2103] Gastonia Daily Gazette, From the Summey-Gray wedding announcement in the Oct 9, 1939 edition.

Dr. Asa H. Cannaday1,2

M, b. April 20, 1836, d. March 13, 1908
FatherCharles Cannaday2 b. March 15, 1792, d. July 29, 1854
MotherMary Ingram2 b. June 29, 1805, d. July 5, 1853
     Dr. Asa H. Cannaday was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on April 20, 1836 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 He married Demaris Catherine Graham, daughter of Alvin Graham and Sarah Simmons, on April 13, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Dr. Asa H. Cannaday died on March 13, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Demaris Catherine Graham b. January 19, 1842, d. April 23, 1924
Marriage*Dr. Asa H. Cannaday married Demaris Catherine Graham, daughter of Alvin Graham and Sarah Simmons, on April 13, 1858 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. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  6. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Albert Asa Cannaday obituary in the Feb 23, 1934 edition.
  7. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Mrs. W. J. Poff obituary in the May 23, 1903 edition.

Demaris Catherine Graham1,2

F, b. January 19, 1842, d. April 23, 1924
FatherAlvin Graham1 b. April 26, 1810, d. August 17, 1883
MotherSarah Simmons1 b. July 4, 1813, d. June 30, 1849
     Demaris Catherine Graham was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 19, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Dr. Asa H. Cannaday, son of Charles Cannaday and Mary Ingram, on April 13, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 13, 1858,her married name was Cannaday. Demaris Catherine Graham died on April 23, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 338, District 31, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Albert5

Family

Dr. Asa H. Cannaday b. April 20, 1836, d. March 13, 1908
Marriage*Demaris Catherine Graham married Dr. Asa H. Cannaday, son of Charles Cannaday and Mary Ingram, on April 13, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  7. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Albert Asa Cannaday obituary in the Feb 23, 1934 edition.

Charles Cannaday1

M, b. March 15, 1792, d. July 29, 1854
FatherJames Cannaday b. 1750, d. February, 1817
MotherElizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes
     Charles Cannaday was buried at Charles Cannaday Cemetery, Rt. 788, 0.9 miles from Crossroads, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 15, 1792 at Virginia.1 He married Mary Ingram on April 11, 1822.2,1 Charles Cannaday died on July 29, 1854 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 62.1

Family

Mary Ingram b. June 29, 1805, d. July 5, 1853
Marriage*He married Mary Ingram on April 11, 1822.2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Ingram

F, b. June 29, 1805, d. July 5, 1853
     Mary Ingram was buried at Charles Cannaday Cemetery, Rt. 788, 0.9 miles from Crossroads, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 29, 1805 at Virginia.1 She married Charles Cannaday, son of James Cannaday and Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes, on April 11, 1822.2,1 As of April 11, 1822,her married name was Cannaday. Mary Ingram died on July 5, 1853 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 48.1

Family

Charles Cannaday b. March 15, 1792, d. July 29, 1854
Marriage*She married Charles Cannaday, son of James Cannaday and Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes, on April 11, 1822.2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Alvin Graham1,2,3

M, b. April 26, 1810, d. August 17, 1883
FatherJonathan Graham b. before 1775, d. 1827
MotherMary "Polly" Shelor
     Alvin Graham was buried at Hall Cemetery, Rt. 680, 1.4 miles from Rt. 860, 0.5 miles into a corn field, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 26, 1810 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Sarah Simmons, daughter of William O. Simmons and Rhodabelle "Rhoda" Lester, on August 5, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Alvin Graham died on August 17, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 73.2

Family

Sarah Simmons b. July 4, 1813, d. June 30, 1849
Marriage*He married Sarah Simmons, daughter of William O. Simmons and Rhodabelle "Rhoda" Lester, on August 5, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Simmons1,2

F, b. July 4, 1813, d. June 30, 1849
FatherWilliam O. Simmons2 b. February 3, 1788, d. December 28, 1851
MotherRhodabelle "Rhoda" Lester2 b. circa 1793, d. circa 1865
     Sarah Simmons was buried at Simmons Cemetery (also known as Booth Cemetery), near Floyd/Montgomery Co. line off Rt. 8 along Laurel Ridge Mill Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on July 4, 1813.3 She married Alvin Graham, son of Jonathan Graham and Mary "Polly" Shelor, on August 5, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of August 5, 1832,her married name was Graham. Sarah Simmons died on June 30, 1849 at age 35.3

Family

Alvin Graham b. April 26, 1810, d. August 17, 1883
Marriage*She married Alvin Graham, son of Jonathan Graham and Mary "Polly" Shelor, on August 5, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."
  3. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George Beirne Hutchison1,2

M, b. June 10, 1891, d. June, 1973
FatherOscar Jennings Hutchison3,4,5 b. December 31, 1853, d. May 29, 1920
MotherLettie Blanche Britts3,4,5 b. September 18, 1868, d. August 25, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 223-03-0045.6 George Beirne Hutchison was born on June 10, 1891 at Huffman, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6,5,2 He married Mary Eva C. Thomas circa 1917.7,8 George Beirne Hutchison died in June, 1973.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 10, District 12, Simmonsville, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 234, District 100, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 153, District 16, Tanners Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 119, District 111-23, Lynchburg, Virginia9

Occupation

1910Farm laborer4
1930Telephone engineer8
1940Telephone company engineer9

Family

Mary Eva C. Thomas b. June 11, 1894, d. June 17, 1991
Marriage*George Beirne Hutchison married Mary Eva C. Thomas circa 1917.7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S4593] Price Family Tree of Virginia, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10018186/person/24005683353
  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. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Greathouse-Hutchison marriage record.

Lula Alice Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. December 23, 1886, d. March 19, 1973
FatherWilliam Anthony Lemuel Poff5,1,6,3,4 b. March 15, 1858, d. March 22, 1937
MotherCordelia Christine "Della" Wimmer5,1,6,3,4 b. July 30, 1870, d. July 14, 1957
     Lula Alice Poff was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 Her married name was Blount.4 She married Jesse Gordon Blount.4 Lula Alice Poff was born on December 23, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1887.3,4 She married William Jackson "Jack" Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on October 19, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Lula Alice Poff died on March 19, 1973 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 86.4

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 137, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 375, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 374, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 428, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated as a widow living with her parents and her daughter in the 1920 Census6

Family 1

Jesse Gordon Blount b. April 18, 1892, d. March 29, 1964
Marriage*Lula Alice Poff married Jesse Gordon Blount.4 

Family 2

William Jackson "Jack" Poff b. December 7, 1865, d. October 5, 1911
Marriage*Lula Alice Poff married William Jackson "Jack" Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on October 19, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [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
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr.1,2,3

M, b. November 18, 1863, d. February 22, 1934
FatherDr. Asa H. Cannaday2,1,3 b. April 20, 1836, d. March 13, 1908
MotherDemaris Catherine Graham2,1,3 b. January 19, 1842, d. April 23, 1924
     Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr. was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on November 18, 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Jane Delaware "Della" Poff, daughter of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on April 26, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr. married Ruth Eliason in 1906.3 Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr. died on February 22, 1934 at Grove Park, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.2,3 He Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday, of Lindenwood Road, Grove Park, died about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon at a local hospital, following a brief illness. Dr. Cannaday was taken ill Sunday and underwent an operaiton on Tuesday, and his condition rapidly grew worse. Born at Floyd, Dr. Cannaday was the son of Dr. and Mrs. Asa H. Cannaday. His early education was receive in the schools of Floyd co.and later he attended Roanoke college. He acquired his medical training at the University of Virginia and at Bellevue hospital, New York City, graduating from the latter institution in 1938. Dr. Cannaday began his practice in Roanoke, and in 1898, after completing a special course, specialized in diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat. He continued an active practice until stricken. He was at one time president of the Roanoke academy of Medicine, and was a member of the State Medical Society of Virginia and the American Medical Association. Dr. Cannaday was actively interested in municipal affairs and served one term on city council and a like term as city physician. He was a member of the Bayard Commandary, Lakeland Lodge, A. F. and A. M., the Shrine, and St. Mark's Lutheran church. Dr. Cannaday was married in 1889 to Miss Della Poff, of Floyd county. Three years after her death in 1906, he was married to Miss Ruth Eliason. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Claudine Day Cannaday; 7 children, 4 sons, Willard Cannaday, Alvin, Burney, and Paul of Roanoke; and 1 daughter, Mrs. H. O. Nichols, Norfolk, all by his first marriage; Albert A. Jr., and Dwight Eliason Cannaday, by his second marriage to Ruth Eliason. Also surviving are 2 brothers, George and Walter of Floyd Co; and 4 grandsons. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home in Grove Park, with interment in Fairview. Active pallbearers will be: Dr. Ira Hurt, Dr. D. P. Cannaday, Dr. R.I. Mason, Dr. J.E. Topping, Dr. C.E. Cundiff and Dr. G.M. Maxwell. Honorary pallbears will be members of the Roanoke Academy of Medicine. Services will be in charge of Dr. Luther Sieber, and conducted by the Knights Templars. on February 23, 1934.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 47, District 91, Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia4
1910Dwelling 116, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia5
1920Dwelling 338, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 147, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1900Physician specialist4
1910Doctor5
1920Eye doctor6
1930Eye, ear, nose, and throat doctor7

Family 1

Jane Delaware "Della" Poff b. September 10, 1869, d. February 26, 1906
Marriage*Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr. married Jane Delaware "Della" Poff, daughter of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on April 26, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Ruth Eliason
Marriage*Dr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr. married Ruth Eliason in 1906.3 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  3. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Albert Asa Cannaday obituary in the Feb 23, 1934 edition.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Willard Clement Cannaday1,2,3

M, b. April 27, 1890, d. July 7, 1940
FatherDr. Albert Asa Cannaday Sr.4,5,6 b. November 18, 1863, d. February 22, 1934
MotherJane Delaware "Della" Poff4,5 b. September 10, 1869, d. February 26, 1906
     Willard Clement Cannaday married Catheryn Unknown.7 Willard Clement Cannaday was born on April 27, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 He married Tressie M. Hancock circa 1917.4,8 Willard Clement Cannaday and Tressie M. Hancock were divorced before April 10, 1930 at Virginia.8 Willard Clement Cannaday died on July 7, 1940 at age 50.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 47, District 91, Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia5
1910Dwelling 116, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia1
1920Dwelling 131, District 152, Richmond, Virginia3
1940Dwelling 274, District 1-10, Washington, D.C.7

Occupation

1920Optician3
1940Assistant library researcher7

Family 1

Catheryn Unknown b. circa 1889
Marriage*Willard Clement Cannaday married Catheryn Unknown.7 

Family 2

Tressie M. Hancock
Marriage*Willard Clement Cannaday married Tressie M. Hancock circa 1917.4,8 
Divorce* Willard Clement Cannaday and Tressie M. Hancock were divorced before April 10, 1930 at Virginia.8 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Albert Asa Cannaday obituary in the Feb 23, 1934 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Laura T. Greer1,2

F, b. May, 1876
     Laura T. Greer was born in May, 1876 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She married Alfred Fleming Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on May 31, 1894 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 As of May 31, 1894,her married name was Poff.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 139, District 29, Little Creek, Franklin Co., VirginiaEnumerated with her daughter in the household of her father M. T. Greer1

Family

Alfred Fleming Poff b. March 3, 1873, d. April 13, 1906
Marriage*Laura T. Greer married Alfred Fleming Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on May 31, 1894 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [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
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

George Alvin Cannaday1,2,3,4

M, b. July 11, 1869, d. February 13, 1949
FatherDr. Asa H. Cannaday2,5 b. April 20, 1836, d. March 13, 1908
MotherDemaris Catherine Graham2,5 b. January 19, 1842, d. April 23, 1924
     George Alvin Cannaday was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 11, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Minnie Ella Poff, daughter of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on October 4, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 George Alvin Cannaday died on February 13, 1949 at age 79.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 71, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 106, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 178, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 91, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 80, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer4
1930Farm overseer3
1940Farmer10

Family

Minnie Ella Poff b. August 21, 1875, d. April 10, 1956
Marriage*George Alvin Cannaday married Minnie Ella Poff, daughter of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on October 4, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 
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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Albert Asa Cannaday obituary in the Feb 23, 1934 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.

Claudine Cecil Cannaday1,2

F, b. January 6, 1894, d. July 2, 1908
FatherGeorge Alvin Cannaday3 b. July 11, 1869, d. February 13, 1949
MotherMinnie Ella Poff3 b. August 21, 1875, d. April 10, 1956
     Claudine Cecil Cannaday was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on January 6, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on July 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 14.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 71, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

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.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Irene Lena Cannaday1,2,3,4

F, b. September 15, 1896, d. March 27, 1985
FatherGeorge Alvin Cannaday1,2,5,4 b. July 11, 1869, d. February 13, 1949
MotherMinnie Ella Poff1,2,5,4 b. August 21, 1875, d. April 10, 1956
     Irene Lena Cannaday was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.6,4 Her Social Security Number was 231-62-1102.7 She was born on September 15, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1895.1,7,4 As of circa 1916,her married name was Kefauver.2,8 She married Clifton Frank Kefauver circa 1916.2,8,6,4 Irene Lena Cannaday died on March 27, 1985 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 88.6,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 71, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 106, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 50, District 130, Roanoke, Virginia9
1930Dwelling 78, District 34, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 300, District 119-39, Roanoke, Virginia3

Family

Clifton Frank Kefauver b. March 17, 1894, d. August 12, 1978
Marriage*Irene Lena Cannaday married Clifton Frank Kefauver circa 1916.2,8,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 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. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Mary Catherine Cannaday1

F, b. April 1, 1903, d. January 21, 1934
FatherGeorge Alvin Cannaday2,3,4,1 b. July 11, 1869, d. February 13, 1949
MotherMinnie Ella Poff2,3,4,1 b. August 21, 1875, d. April 10, 1956
     Mary Catherine Cannaday was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on April 1, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of circa 1927,her married name was Wells.5 She married Henry Ward Wells circa 1927.3,5,1 Mary Catherine Cannaday died on January 21, 1934 at Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 30.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 106, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 178, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 206, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Henry Ward Wells b. July 17, 1889
Marriage*Mary Catherine Cannaday married Henry Ward Wells circa 1927.3,5,1 

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Roena Victoria Poff1,2,3

F, b. November 6, 1858, d. May 22, 1874
FatherJoseph Andrew Poff4,5,3,6 b. May 11, 1838, d. July 26, 1865
MotherEmily Sumpter4,3 b. June 28, 1837, d. January 25, 1862
     Roena Victoria Poff was buried at Giles W. Huff Cemetery (also known as Sowder-King Cemetery), Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on November 6, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She died on May 22, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 15; Died of dropsy.5,6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 456, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 177, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her uncle William Poff2

Citations

  1. [S217] Glenna G. Garner, Giles W. Huff Cemetery.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  6. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697

Matilda Alice Poff1

F, b. May 19, 1860, d. January 31, 1927
FatherJoseph Andrew Poff1,2,3,4 b. May 11, 1838, d. July 26, 1865
MotherEmily Sumpter1,2,3,4 b. June 28, 1837, d. January 25, 1862
     Matilda Alice Poff was buried at Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery, Rt. 221, across from Simpson's Store, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on May 19, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3,4 She married William Joseph Kropff, son of Robert William Kropff and Mary Ann Gray, on January 29, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of January 29, 1880,her married name was Kropff. Matilda Alice Poff died on January 31, 1927 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 66.5,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 456, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 117, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as an adopted daughter in the household of Richard Sumpter6
1880Dwelling 448, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 78, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 52, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 80, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

William Joseph Kropff b. December 25, 1859, d. January 31, 1927
Marriage*Matilda Alice Poff married William Joseph Kropff, son of Robert William Kropff and Mary Ann Gray, on January 29, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S171] Charles Gray with additions by David Shank in Mar 2004, Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery Transcription.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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.

William Fleming D. Poff1,2,3

M, b. January 19, 1862, d. December 11, 1947
FatherJoseph Andrew Poff4 b. May 11, 1838, d. July 26, 1865
MotherEmily Sumpter4 b. June 28, 1837, d. January 25, 1862
     William Fleming D. Poff was buried at Grayson Cemetery, Grayson, Clinton Co., Missouri.5,6,3 He was born on January 19, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 He married Dora E. Ferguson on May 10, 1883 at Platte Co., Missouri.2 William Fleming D. Poff married Pearl Unknown circa 1899.7 William Fleming D. Poff married Mary E. Siner circa 1923.8 William Fleming D. Poff died on December 11, 1947 at Preston Township, Platte Co., Missouri, at age 85.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 117, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as an adopted son in the household of his uncle Richard Sumpter9
1880Dwelling 348, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather Richard Sumpter1
1900Dwelling 178, District 30, Atchison Township, Clinton Co., Missouri7
1910Dwelling 122, District 30, Atchison Township, Clinton Co., Missouri10
1920Dwelling 71, District 193, Preston Township, Platte Co., Missouri11
1930Dwelling 148, District 17, Preston, Platte Co., Missouri8
1940Dwelling 213, District 81-19, Preston Township, Platte Co., Missouri12

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer8
1940Farmer12

Family 1

Dora E. Ferguson b. February 25, 1867, d. August 30, 1896
Marriage*William Fleming D. Poff married Dora E. Ferguson on May 10, 1883 at Platte Co., Missouri.2 
Children

Family 2

Pearl Unknown b. April, 1879
Marriage*William Fleming D. Poff married Pearl Unknown circa 1899.7 

Family 3

Mary E. Siner b. 1881, d. 1962
Marriage*William Fleming D. Poff married Mary E. Siner circa 1923.8 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1099] Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Dodd, Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900.
  3. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, From the William Fleming Poff death certificate.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State.
  6. [S1421] Jimmie Lou Courtney & Pauline M. Courtney, Clinton Co. MO Cemetery Inscriptions: Vol. I.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Joseph Kropff1,2

M, b. December 25, 1859, d. January 31, 1927
FatherRobert William Kropff1,2 b. May 9, 1824, d. March 3, 1913
MotherMary Ann Gray1,2 b. June 24, 1826, d. July 20, 1898
     William Joseph Kropff was buried at Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery, Rt. 221, across from Simpson's Store, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 He was born on December 25, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Matilda Alice Poff, daughter of Joseph Andrew Poff and Emily Sumpter, on January 29, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 William Joseph Kropff died on January 31, 1927 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 67.3,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 448, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 78, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 52, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 80, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1880Farmer4
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8

Family

Matilda Alice Poff b. May 19, 1860, d. January 31, 1927
Marriage*William Joseph Kropff married Matilda Alice Poff, daughter of Joseph Andrew Poff and Emily Sumpter, on January 29, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

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. [S171] Charles Gray with additions by David Shank in Mar 2004, Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery Transcription.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Dora E. Ferguson1,2

F, b. February 25, 1867, d. August 30, 1896
     Dora E. Ferguson was buried at Grayson Cemetery, Grayson, Clinton Co., Missouri.3,4 She was born on February 25, 1867 at Clinton Co., Missouri.1,3 She married William Fleming D. Poff, son of Joseph Andrew Poff and Emily Sumpter, on May 10, 1883 at Platte Co., Missouri.2 As of May 10, 1883,her married name was Poff.2 Dora E. Ferguson died on August 30, 1896 at Clinton Co., Missouri, at age 29.3,4

Family

William Fleming D. Poff b. January 19, 1862, d. December 11, 1947
Marriage*She married William Fleming D. Poff, son of Joseph Andrew Poff and Emily Sumpter, on May 10, 1883 at Platte Co., Missouri.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State.
  2. [S1099] Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Dodd, Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900.
  3. [S1421] Jimmie Lou Courtney & Pauline M. Courtney, Clinton Co. MO Cemetery Inscriptions: Vol. I.
  4. [S2300] Grayson Cemetery, Clinton Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSiman=1&GScid=29002&GRid=15947060&CRid=29002&
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

John/Johannes Snuffer1

M, b. March 24, 1785, d. circa February, 1851
     John/Johannes Snuffer was born on March 24, 1785 at Berks Co., Pennsylvania. He married Hannah Huff, daughter of John B. Huff Sr. and Mary "Polly" Gearheart, on July 1, 1816 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 John/Johannes Snuffer died circa February, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Hannah Huff b. circa 1795, d. circa December, 1850
Marriage*He married Hannah Huff, daughter of John B. Huff Sr. and Mary "Polly" Gearheart, on July 1, 1816 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S829] James Wood, "Joseph A. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 19, 2002.
  4. [S558] Jordan Dodd, Raleigh County, West Virginia Marriages, 1865-1900.

Hannah Huff1

F, b. circa 1795, d. circa December, 1850
FatherJohn B. Huff Sr. b. February 8, 1763, d. May 10, 1840
MotherMary "Polly" Gearheart d. February 14, 1827
     Hannah Huff was born circa 1795 at Franklin Co., Virginia. She married John/Johannes Snuffer on July 1, 1816 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of July 1, 1816,her married name was Snuffer.1 Hannah Huff died circa December, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

John/Johannes Snuffer b. March 24, 1785, d. circa February, 1851
Marriage*She married John/Johannes Snuffer on July 1, 1816 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S829] James Wood, "Joseph A. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 19, 2002.
  4. [S558] Jordan Dodd, Raleigh County, West Virginia Marriages, 1865-1900.

John B. Huff Sr.1,2

M, b. February 8, 1763, d. May 10, 1840
     John B. Huff Sr. was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Pvt Capt Henderson's VA CoRevolutionary War; b. Berks Co Pa."3,2 He married Mary "Polly" Gearheart.3,1,2 John B. Huff Sr. was born on February 8, 1763 at Berks Co., Pennsylvania.2 He died on May 10, 1840 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 77.2

Family

Mary "Polly" Gearheart d. February 14, 1827
Marriage*He married Mary "Polly" Gearheart.3,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).
  2. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Mary "Polly" Gearheart1,2,3

F, d. February 14, 1827
     Mary "Polly" Gearheart married John B. Huff Sr.1,2,3 Mary "Polly" Gearheart was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 She was born at Berks Co., Pennsylvania.3 Her married name was Huff. She died on February 14, 1827 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1

Family

John B. Huff Sr. b. February 8, 1763, d. May 10, 1840
Marriage*She married John B. Huff Sr.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S3258] 793 18th Street, San Bernadino, CA Earl C. and May (Miller) Frost, DeJarnette and allied families in America (1699-1954).
  3. [S3330] Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Dennis Haden Poff1

M, b. January 22, 1864, d. May 17, 1930
FatherJoseph Andrew Poff2,1,3 b. May 11, 1838, d. July 26, 1865
MotherElizabeth Snuffer2,1,3 b. March 3, 1835, d. October 8, 1919
     Dennis Haden Poff was buried at Sparriel Bailey Cemetery, on a small hill at the left at the end of Willowood Road, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on January 22, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He married Aley May "Annie" Bailey on October 8, 1896 at Fayette Co., West Virginia.4,2 Dennis Haden Poff died on May 17, 1930 at Dry Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 66.4,1,5 He D. H. Poff, a widely known farmer of Dry Hill, near Beckley, was found dead in bed Saturday morning. His death was attributed to a heart ailment. Members of his family said the aged farmer had retired Friday night in apparent good health. Shortly after 5 o'clock his wife, who was in an adjoining room, heard her husband gasp, when she reached his bedside he was dead. Funeral services were to be held Monday afternoon. He is survived by his widow and an adopted daughter, Nettie Poff, 13 years old, a half-sister and a half-brother. on May 19, 1930.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 104, District 131, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 218, District 120, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 233, District 179, Prosperity, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 196, District 22, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1930Farmer9

Family

Aley May "Annie" Bailey b. January, 1871, d. December 1, 1953
Marriage*Dennis Haden Poff married Aley May "Annie" Bailey on October 8, 1896 at Fayette Co., West Virginia.4,2 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dennis Haden Poff death certificate.
  2. [S921] Larry G. Shuck, Fayette Co. WV Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S635] Melissa Duggins and Thomas A. Warden, Sparriel Bailey Cemetery, Beckley, Raleigh Co., WV.
  5. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From D. H. Poff obituary in the May 19, 1930 edition.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.