Lester Earl Sweeney1,2,3,4

M, b. November 25, 1910, d. February 21, 1970
FatherDock Frederick/Floyd Sweeney1,2,5,6 b. August 13, 1876, d. May 28, 1972
MotherNancy Mary "Nannie" Strickler1,2,5,6 b. March 27, 1879, d. January 1, 1954
     His Social Security Number was 224-24-1442.7 Lester Earl Sweeney was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,4 He was born on November 25, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 He married Bivie Pauline Peters, daughter of Charles Arthur Peters and Arizona A. Turner, on December 6, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Lester Earl Sweeney and Bivie Pauline Peters were divorced before September 1, 1945.1 Lester Earl Sweeney married Annie Marie Blackwell on September 1, 1945 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1 Lester Earl Sweeney died on February 21, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.4 He Lester Earl Sweeney Sr., 59, Roanoke, died Saturday at his home. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Marvin R. Sutphin, Christiansburg. Funeral services were today at Oakey's Funeral Chapel, Roanoke, with burial in Sherwood. on February 23, 1970.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 13, Division 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 76, District 6, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 94, District 32-1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farmer9
1945Power plant worker1

Family 1

Bivie Pauline Peters b. April 26, 1913, d. February 3, 1996
Marriage*Lester Earl Sweeney married Bivie Pauline Peters, daughter of Charles Arthur Peters and Arizona A. Turner, on December 6, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Divorce* Lester Earl Sweeney and Bivie Pauline Peters were divorced before September 1, 1945.1 
Children

Family 2

Annie Marie Blackwell
Marriage*Lester Earl Sweeney married Annie Marie Blackwell on September 1, 1945 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Lester Earl Sweeney, Sr. obituary in the Feb 23, 1970 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lester Earl Sweeney, Jr. obituary in the Sep 29, 2016 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dobbins 50th anniversary announcement in the Aug 11, 2002 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nina Pearl Hanley1

F, b. September 7, 1895, d. January 3, 1985
     Nina Pearl Hanley was buried at Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on September 7, 1895 at Kansas.2,1 As of August 5, 1917,her married name was Wimmer. She married Letcher Hayden Wimmer, son of Hosea Allen Wimmer and Martha Agnes Weaver, on August 5, 1917 at Anthony, Harper Co., Kansas.2,3 Nina Pearl Hanley died on January 3, 1985 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia, at age 89.2,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 23, District 83, Spring, Harper Co., Kansas4
1930Dwelling 56, District 25, Spring, Harper Co., Kansas5
1940Dwelling 189, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Letcher Hayden Wimmer b. July 18, 1899, d. October 12, 1967
Marriage*Nina Pearl Hanley married Letcher Hayden Wimmer, son of Hosea Allen Wimmer and Martha Agnes Weaver, on August 5, 1917 at Anthony, Harper Co., Kansas.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S2254] Birchlawn Burial Park, Giles Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=41&GRid=39865763&CRid=49465&df=all&
  3. [S854] Patricia Harrington, "Wimmer Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 22 and Feb 10, 2002.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Letcher Wimmer obituary in the Aug 12, 2000 edition.
  8. [S722] Anderson Independent-Mail, Anderson, SC, From the Howard Allan Wimmer obituary in Dec 19, 2000 edition.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elizabeth Prillaman1

F, b. April 18, 1834
     Elizabeth Prillaman was born on April 18, 1834.1 She married Fleming W. Lester, son of Abner A. Lester and Rachel West, on November 28, 1861.1 As of November 28, 1861,her married name was Lester.1

Family

Fleming W. Lester b. 1812, d. November 1, 1885
Marriage*Elizabeth Prillaman married Fleming W. Lester, son of Abner A. Lester and Rachel West, on November 28, 1861.1 

Citations

  1. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."

Sarah McKern1

F, b. circa 1826, d. before June, 1878
FatherLuke McKern b. circa 1785, d. September 26, 1847
MotherHannah Thrash b. 1790, d. circa 1872
     Sarah McKern was born circa 1826 at Indiana.2 As of November 5, 1846,her married name was Whitacre.1 She married Ephriam Oscar Whitacre on November 5, 1846 at Henry Co., Iowa.1,3 Sarah McKern died before June, 1878; Her husband Ephriam remarried on Jun 1, 1878 to Fannie A. Dennis in Ripley Co., Missouri.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 28, Princeton, Mercer Co., Missouri5
1870Dwelling 41, Chillicothe, Livingston Co., Missouri6

Family

Ephriam Oscar Whitacre b. October 7, 1824, d. circa 1885
Marriage*Sarah McKern married Ephriam Oscar Whitacre on November 5, 1846 at Henry Co., Iowa.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7052] Jordan R, et. al.. Dodd, Iowa, Compiled Marriages, 1835-1850.
  2. [S1765] Relatives of Franklin Richard and Sheila Adams, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=radams38&id=I4855
  3. [S4926] Unknown compiler, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  4. [S1628] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S6383] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1966, online https://s1.sos.mo.gov/Records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/

William Thomas "Tom" Graham1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 17, 1879, d. April 24, 1957
FatherJohn Hamilton "Ham" Graham3,7,5,6 b. January, 1853
MotherMary Dida Hall3,7,5,6 b. August 29, 1855, d. April 18, 1947
     William Thomas "Tom" Graham was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,6 He was born on June 17, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,4,6 He married Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on February 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 William Thomas "Tom" Graham died on April 24, 1957 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.8,9,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 72, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 93, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 114, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 30, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 175, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farm laborer5
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13

Family

Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff b. April 30, 1879, d. October 14, 1962
Marriage*William Thomas "Tom" Graham married Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on February 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Lonnie Graham obituary in the Nov 1, 2003 edition.
  2. [S774] Kathryn L. Sowder, "Archie Graham Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 2002 and Jul 2002.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff1,2,3

F, b. April 30, 1879, d. October 14, 1962
FatherJohn Henry Poff2,4,5,6 b. September 8, 1846, d. April 5, 1926
MotherMary Magdaline "Polly" Bird2,4,5,6 b. June, 1850, d. January 18, 1934
     Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,6 She was born on April 30, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,8,6 She married William Thomas "Tom" Graham, son of John Hamilton "Ham" Graham and Mary Dida Hall, on February 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 As of February 4, 1904,her married name was Graham. Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff died on October 14, 1962 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.7,8,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 403, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 217, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 114, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 30, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 175, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 60, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family

William Thomas "Tom" Graham b. June 17, 1879, d. April 24, 1957
Marriage*Nancy Jane "Nannie" Poff married William Thomas "Tom" Graham, son of John Hamilton "Ham" Graham and Mary Dida Hall, on February 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Lonnie Graham obituary in the Nov 1, 2003 edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S774] Kathryn L. Sowder, "Archie Graham Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 2002 and Jul 2002.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Nancy Poff Graham.
  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.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Floyd Radford1,2

M, b. April 16, 1881
     Floyd Radford married Nettie C. Woolwine, daughter of James Woolwine and Rebecca Wirt.3 Floyd Radford was born on April 16, 1881 at Virginia.2

Family

Nettie C. Woolwine b. March 28, 1888, d. November 30, 1964
Marriage*He married Nettie C. Woolwine, daughter of James Woolwine and Rebecca Wirt.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S848] Jennifer Sowder (granddaughter), "Blanche Ethel Radford," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 22, 2002.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1035] Radford/Hale, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2738134&id=I594148179

Nettie C. Woolwine1,2,3,4

F, b. March 28, 1888, d. November 30, 1964
FatherJames Woolwine b. 1864, d. October 30, 1896
MotherRebecca Wirt4 b. January 30, 1865, d. July 6, 1928
     Nettie C. Woolwine married Floyd Radford.3 Nettie C. Woolwine was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Radford. She was born on March 28, 1888 at Virginia.1 She died on November 30, 1964 at age 76.1

Family

Floyd Radford b. April 16, 1881
Marriage*She married Floyd Radford.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S848] Jennifer Sowder (granddaughter), "Blanche Ethel Radford," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 22, 2002.
  3. [S1035] Radford/Hale, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2738134&id=I594148179
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

John P. Epperly1,2,3,4

M, b. August 28, 1854, d. October 22, 1929
FatherWilliam Epperly2,1,5,6,3,4 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,2,5,6,3,4 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     John P. Epperly was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,2 He was born on August 28, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Lawrence book has a birth date of Aug 18, 1854.7,2,1 He married Elizabeth Ellen Akers, daughter of George A. Akers and Nancy Shank, on April 6, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 John P. Epperly married Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers, daughter of George Washington Rogers and Adeline Worley, on September 17, 1903 at Giles Co., Virginia.2,8,4,3 John P. Epperly died on October 22, 1929 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 75.7,2,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 154, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 232, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 272, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 55, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 292, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 65, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1880Cabinet maker9
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12

Family 1

Elizabeth Ellen Akers b. January 28, 1858, d. January 16, 1901
Marriage*John P. Epperly married Elizabeth Ellen Akers, daughter of George A. Akers and Nancy Shank, on April 6, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Family 2

Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers b. August 3, 1879, d. April 3, 1932
Marriage*John P. Epperly married Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers, daughter of George Washington Rogers and Adeline Worley, on September 17, 1903 at Giles Co., Virginia.2,8,4,3 
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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1013] Fitzgerald, Wright, Williams, Buchanan, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3141076&id=I03699
  14. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  16. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S929] Yvonne V. Linehan (great-granddaughter of Hiram Walters), "Smith, Penner, and Martin Line."
  18. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  19. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Wilson Epperly obituary in the Jul 15, 2005 edition.
  20. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Burwell Epperly1,2,3

M, b. July, 1856, d. October 29, 1862
FatherWilliam Epperly2,3 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer2,3 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Burwell Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born in July, 1856 at Floyd or Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He died on October 29, 1862 at Virginia at age 6.1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 154, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Hosea Epperly1,2,3

M, b. February 15, 1859, d. November 1, 1868
FatherWilliam Epperly2,3 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer2,3 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Hosea Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on February 15, 1859 at Floyd or Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,2 He died on November 1, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 9.1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 154, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Mary A. "Ella" Epperly1,2,3

F, b. February 4, 1865, d. November 7, 1929
FatherWilliam Epperly1,2,4 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,2,4 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Mary A. "Ella" Epperly was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1 She was born on February 4, 1865 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; The Lawrence book has a birth date of Feb 11, 1865.5,1 She married William Homer Wickham, son of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on April 28, 1887 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,3 As of April 28, 1887,her married name was Wickham. Mary A. "Ella" Epperly died on November 7, 1929 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 64.5,1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 232, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 164, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 13, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 27, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 339, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

William Homer Wickham b. July 19, 1867, d. June 3, 1944
Marriage*Mary A. "Ella" Epperly married William Homer Wickham, son of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on April 28, 1887 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  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.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.

Henry Thomas "Tommy" Epperly1,2

M, b. August 13, 1866, d. August 13, 1927
FatherWilliam Epperly1,2,3,4 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,2,3,4 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Henry Thomas "Tommy" Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on August 13, 1866 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,6,5 He married Viola M. Hall, daughter of Byrd Hall and Susan Elizabeth Munsey, on May 27, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,6,5 Henry Thomas "Tommy" Epperly died on August 13, 1927 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 61.6,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 232, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 178, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 22, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 117, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9

Family

Viola M. Hall b. September 21, 1868, d. January 26, 1962
Marriage*Henry Thomas "Tommy" Epperly married Viola M. Hall, daughter of Byrd Hall and Susan Elizabeth Munsey, on May 27, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery 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. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Viola Epperly 93rd birthday article in the Sep 27, 1961 edition.
  11. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Peter R. Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. October, 1827
FatherWilliam R. "Billy Strong" Conner1,2 b. April 9, 1801, d. February, 1866
MotherMary Elizabeth "Betsy" Poff1 b. circa 1801, d. December 30, 1888
     Peter R. Conner was born in October, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Mary P. Martin, daughter of Mitchel Martin, on March 8, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 126, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 458, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 147, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 470, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 28, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1850Blacksmith3
1860Blacksmith4
1870Blacksmith5
1880Blacksmith6
1900Farmer9

Family

Mary P. Martin b. March, 1823, d. March 3, 1917
Marriage*Peter R. Conner married Mary P. Martin, daughter of Mitchel Martin, on March 8, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm, From the will of William R. Conner.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project, From his mother's death record.
  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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Luke McKern Jr.

M, b. June 11, 1827, d. November 17, 1904
FatherLuke McKern b. circa 1785, d. September 26, 1847
MotherHannah Thrash1 b. 1790, d. circa 1872
     Luke McKern Jr. was buried at Fernwood Cemetery, Newberg, Yamhill Co., Oregon.2 He was born on June 11, 1827 at Orange Co., Indiana.2 He married Malinda Parrish on December 9, 1850 at Yamhill Co., Oregon Territory.2 Luke McKern Jr. married Mary Ann Parrott on November 15, 1873.2 Luke McKern Jr. died on November 17, 1904 at Yamhill Co., Oregon, at age 77.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1297, Tippecanoe Township, Henry Co., Iowa1
1860Dwelling 4156, Chehalem Center, Yamhill Co., Oregon4

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farmer4

Family 1

Malinda Parrish b. 1833, d. 1862
Marriage*Luke McKern Jr. married Malinda Parrish on December 9, 1850 at Yamhill Co., Oregon Territory.2 
Children

Family 2

Mary Ann Parrott b. January 12, 1841, d. March 8, 1927
Marriage*Luke McKern Jr. married Mary Ann Parrott on November 15, 1873.2 

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S6685] Early Oregonian Search, online https://secure.sos.state.or.us/prs/personProfileSearch.do?earlyOregonian=true&searchReset=true
  3. [S442] Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Oregon Death Index, 1898-2008.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Charles E. Epperly1,2

M, b. May 18, 1868, d. February 23, 1942
FatherWilliam Epperly3,4,5,1,2 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer3,4,5,1,2 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Charles E. Epperly was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,7 He was born on May 18, 1868 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,2,7 He married Harriet E. "Hattie" Payne, daughter of Lewis P. Payne and Ann E. Smith, on February 11, 1890 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3,8,1,2 Charles E. Epperly died on February 23, 1942 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 73.6,7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 232, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 177, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 26, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 116, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 18, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 12, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Harriet E. "Hattie" Payne b. January 19, 1871, d. October 2, 1950
Marriage*Charles E. Epperly married Harriet E. "Hattie" Payne, daughter of Lewis P. Payne and Ann E. Smith, on February 11, 1890 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3,8,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery 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. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  7. [S5899] Sunset Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  8. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S3248] Salt Lake City, Utah FamilySearch, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947.

William Epperly1,2

M, b. January, 1870, d. before 1909
FatherWilliam Epperly1,2 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,2 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     William Epperly was born in January, 1870 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Amy Virginia Akers, daughter of Anderson B. Akers and Virginia Ann Boothe, on November 8, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Epperly died before 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1870Dwelling 232, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 211, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Family

Amy Virginia Akers b. May, 1872
Marriage*William Epperly married Amy Virginia Akers, daughter of Anderson B. Akers and Virginia Ann Boothe, on November 8, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James J. Epperly1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 1, 1871, d. August 10, 1938
FatherWilliam Epperly2,6,5 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer2,6,5 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     James J. Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on February 1, 1871 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He married Martha A. "Mattie" Stewart on July 19, 1892 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,5 James J. Epperly died on August 10, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 67.1,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 181, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 55, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 141, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 85, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1910Dry goods retail merchant8
1920Miller4
1930Canning factory worker9

Family

Martha A. "Mattie" Stewart b. January 28, 1871, d. July 11, 1940
Marriage*James J. Epperly married Martha A. "Mattie" Stewart on July 19, 1892 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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.
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mulkey-Epperly marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Epperly-Lilly marriage record.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Angeline "Annie" Epperly1,2,3,4

F, b. October 7, 1873, d. January 28, 1951
FatherWilliam Epperly1,2,4 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,2,4 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Angeline "Annie" Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on October 7, 1873 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 As of December 24, 1895,her married name was Wickham.3 She married John Tildan Wickham, son of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on December 24, 1895 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,4 Angeline "Annie" Epperly died on January 28, 1951 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 77.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 165, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 15, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 104, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 24, District 48, Lower Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 8, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Family

John Tildan Wickham b. August 4, 1876, d. December 22, 1933
Marriage*Angeline "Annie" Epperly married John Tildan Wickham, son of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on December 24, 1895 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly1,2

F, b. April 18, 1875, d. December 25, 1955
FatherWilliam Epperly1,3,2 b. January 13, 1831, d. October 26, 1922
MotherMary Ann Wimmer1,3,2 b. October 18, 1837, d. March 8, 1925
     Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2 She was born on April 18, 1875 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 She married James Elmer Payne on March 30, 1892 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 As of March 30, 1892,her married name was Payne. Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly died on December 25, 1955 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 80.4,1,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 132, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 163, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 24, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 105, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 24, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 8, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Family

James Elmer Payne b. November 26, 1869, d. May 10, 1954
Marriage*Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly married James Elmer Payne on March 30, 1892 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elizabeth Ellen Akers1,2,3

F, b. January 28, 1858, d. January 16, 1901
FatherGeorge A. Akers3,2 b. November 2, 1816, d. June 21, 1881
MotherNancy Shank2,3 b. November 25, 1832
     Elizabeth Ellen Akers was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 28, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She married John P. Epperly, son of William Epperly and Mary Ann Wimmer, on April 6, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 As of April 6, 1876,her married name was Epperly. Elizabeth Ellen Akers died on January 16, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 42.

Census Records

1880Dwelling 272, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 55, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family

John P. Epperly b. August 28, 1854, d. October 22, 1929
Marriage*Elizabeth Ellen Akers married John P. Epperly, son of William Epperly and Mary Ann Wimmer, on April 6, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S929] Yvonne V. Linehan (great-granddaughter of Hiram Walters), "Smith, Penner, and Martin Line."
  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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  7. [S1013] Fitzgerald, Wright, Williams, Buchanan, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3141076&id=I03699
  8. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  10. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

George A. Akers

M, b. November 2, 1816, d. June 21, 1881
     George A. Akers was born on November 2, 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Elizabeth Jewell, daughter of William M. Jewell and Mary Hall, on June 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 George A. Akers married Nancy Shank in 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 George A. Akers died on June 21, 1881 at age 64.

Family 1

Elizabeth Jewell b. October 3, 1830, d. February 11, 1854
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Jewell, daughter of William M. Jewell and Mary Hall, on June 11, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Family 2

Nancy Shank b. November 25, 1832
Marriage*George A. Akers married Nancy Shank in 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Nancy Shank1

F, b. November 25, 1832
     Nancy Shank was born on November 25, 1832 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. She married George A. Akers in 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of 1855,her married name was Akers.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 55, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VirginiaNancy was enumerated in the household of her son-in-law John Epperly2

Family

George A. Akers b. November 2, 1816, d. June 21, 1881
Marriage*Nancy Shank married George A. Akers in 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers1,2,3

F, b. August 3, 1879, d. April 3, 1932
FatherGeorge Washington Rogers1,2,3
MotherAdeline Worley1,3
     Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on August 3, 1879 at Giles Co., Virginia.4,2 She married John P. Epperly, son of William Epperly and Mary Ann Wimmer, on September 17, 1903 at Giles Co., Virginia.1,5,2,3 As of September 17, 1903,her married name was Epperly.2 Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers died on April 3, 1932 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.4,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 292, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 65, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 88, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Farm manager8

Family

John P. Epperly b. August 28, 1854, d. October 22, 1929
Marriage*Grace Earnest "Gracie" Rogers married John P. Epperly, son of William Epperly and Mary Ann Wimmer, on September 17, 1903 at Giles Co., Virginia.1,5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  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. [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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Wilson Epperly obituary in the Jul 15, 2005 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Isaac McKern1

M, b. circa 1831, d. February 6, 1868
FatherLuke McKern b. circa 1785, d. September 26, 1847
MotherHannah Thrash2 b. 1790, d. circa 1872
     Isaac McKern was born circa 1831 at Orange Co., Indiana.3 He married Mary "Polly" Barton on December 8, 1853 at Henry Co., Iowa.1 Isaac McKern died on February 6, 1868 at Washington Co., Oregon.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1297, Tippecanoe Township, Henry Co., Iowa2

Occupation

1850Farmer2

Family

Mary "Polly" Barton b. circa 1835
Marriage*Isaac McKern married Mary "Polly" Barton on December 8, 1853 at Henry Co., Iowa.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4926] Unknown compiler, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1766] Charles Edwin Hunger's Genealogy, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hungerce&id=I12571
  4. [S6685] Early Oregonian Search, online https://secure.sos.state.or.us/prs/personProfileSearch.do?earlyOregonian=true&searchReset=true
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2577] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923
  7. [S3540] Washington State Archives, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.
  8. [S6684] Unknown compiler, Idaho, Select Deaths and Burials, 1907-1965.

Lamar Epperly1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 4, 1877, d. September 23, 1959
FatherJohn P. Epperly1,2,4 b. August 28, 1854, d. October 22, 1929
MotherElizabeth Ellen Akers1,2,4 b. January 28, 1858, d. January 16, 1901
     Lamar Epperly was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on June 4, 1877 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5 He married Nora Bartee St. Clair on November 25, 1902 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2,7 Lamar Epperly died on September 23, 1959 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 82.1,2,6 He BLUEFIELD — Lamar Epperly, 82, of Bluefield, president of Princess Dorothy Coal Co., died in a hospital here Wednesday night. Born in Floyd County, Va., he also had been affiliated with the Smokeless Fuel Co. and the Winding Gulf Collieries. His widow and a daughter survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday at, Christiansburg, Va. on September 24, 1959.6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 272, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 310, District 79, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 94, District 195, Wytheville, Wythe Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

President of Princess Dorothy Coal Company2
1910Coal mine superintendent8
1920Coal mine operator9
1930Coal company manager10

Family

Nora Bartee St. Clair b. July 2, 1886
Marriage*Lamar Epperly married Nora Bartee St. Clair on November 25, 1902 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2,7 
Child

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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Lamar Epperly obituary in the Sep 24, 1959 edition.
  7. [S1027] J.H. Garner Genealogy Database, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=labron0&id=I18511
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Alice Aylett Epperly Cornett death record.

Clarence Epperly1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. January 13, 1879, d. June 5, 1972
FatherJohn P. Epperly1,2,6 b. August 28, 1854, d. October 22, 1929
MotherElizabeth Ellen Akers1,2,6 b. January 28, 1858, d. January 16, 1901
     His Social Security Number was 449-20-0753.8 Clarence Epperly was buried at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, 7301 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas.7 He was born on January 13, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,8,5,7 He married Jessie Hall in 1903 at Tazewell Co., Virginia.1 Clarence Epperly died on June 5, 1972 at Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, at age 93.1,2,8,9,7

Census Records

1880Dwelling 272, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 429, District 91, Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant Co., Texas10
1920Dwelling 212, District 91, Polytechnic, Tarrant Co., Texas4
1930Dwelling 398, District 77, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas3

Occupation

1910Carpenter contractor10
1920House carpenter4
1930Carpenter general contractor3

Family

Jessie Hall b. February 20, 1884, d. March 2, 1978
Marriage*Clarence Epperly married Jessie Hall in 1903 at Tazewell Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S1013] Fitzgerald, Wright, Williams, Buchanan, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3141076&id=I03699
  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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3276] Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tarrant Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S585] Texas Department of Health. State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.