Ella Frances Epperly1,2

F, b. March 29, 1907, d. September, 1983
FatherNoah L. Epperly1,3 b. February 14, 1878, d. May 8, 1919
MotherMaude Thelma Payne1,3,4 b. July 27, 1882, d. March 13, 1924
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-5943.5 Ella Frances Epperly was born on March 29, 1907 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 She married Leonard C. Linkswiler in April, 1928.1,2 As of April, 1928,her married name was Linkswiler. Ella Frances Epperly died in September, 1983 at age 76.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 25, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 120, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family

Leonard C. Linkswiler b. October 24, 1906, d. January, 1957
Marriage*Ella Frances Epperly married Leonard C. Linkswiler in April, 1928.1,2 
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. [S593] Daily Press, From the Lawrence Clifford Linkswiler obituary in the Sep 18, 2011 edition.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Merle Magdalene Epperly1,2

F, b. October 21, 1908, d. September 30, 1988
FatherNoah L. Epperly1,3,2 b. February 14, 1878, d. May 8, 1919
MotherMaude Thelma Payne1,3,4,2 b. July 27, 1882, d. March 13, 1924
     Merle Magdalene Epperly was born on October 21, 1908 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5,2 As of July, 1928,her married name was Craighead.1,6 She married Tannie Chris Craighead, son of Joseph David Stapleton "Stape" Craghead and Matilda Ellen Whitlock, in July, 1928.1,6 Merle Magdalene Epperly died on September 30, 1988 at San Diego Co., California, at age 79.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 25, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 120, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 4, District 285, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey7
1940Dwelling 42, District 25-321, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey8

Occupation

1930Factory secretary7
1940Advertising operator8

Family

Tannie Chris Craighead b. April 25, 1901, d. October 22, 1982
Marriage*Merle Magdalene Epperly married Tannie Chris Craighead, son of Joseph David Stapleton "Stape" Craghead and Matilda Ellen Whitlock, in July, 1928.1,6 

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Helen Eileen Epperly1

F, b. July 8, 1911, d. January 7, 1964
FatherNoah L. Epperly1 b. February 14, 1878, d. May 8, 1919
MotherMaude Thelma Payne1,2 b. July 27, 1882, d. March 13, 1924
     Helen Eileen Epperly was born on July 8, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married Cecil Prince Tarpley on March 11, 1932.1 As of March 11, 1932,her married name was Tarpley. Helen Eileen Epperly died on January 7, 1964 at age 52.

Census Records

1920Dwelling 120, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Rayon Mill Dormitory, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 297, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Rayon mill reeler3

Family

Cecil Prince Tarpley b. circa 1911
Marriage*Helen Eileen Epperly married Cecil Prince Tarpley on March 11, 1932.1 
Children
  • Emory Ned Tarpley Sr.1,4,5
  • Katherine Ann Tarpley1

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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Anna Lois Epperly1,2

F, b. October 23, 1912, d. April 11, 2007
FatherNoah L. Epperly1 b. February 14, 1878, d. May 8, 1919
MotherMaude Thelma Payne1,3 b. July 27, 1882, d. March 13, 1924
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-6442.4 Anna Lois Epperly was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 She was born on October 23, 1912 at Virginia.4 She married Sherman Sherley Carr, son of Valentine T. Carr and Lula Jane King, on December 30, 1933.1,5,2 As of December 30, 1933,her married name was Carr. Anna Lois Epperly died on April 11, 2007 at Virginia at age 94.5,4 She Lois Epperly Carr, 94, of Roanoke, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. She was the widow of Sherman S. Carr and was preceded in death by a son, Richard W. Carr; daughter, Shirley C. Krista; three sisters and a brother. A longtime member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Salem, she served in the choir for 65 years and among her many offices was lay leader. Mrs. Carr was retired as the bookkeeper from Tarpley's, Inc. in Salem. Lois loved to sew and was especially fond of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving are her son-in-law, John P. Krista and wife, Gaynell; grandchildren, Michael C. Krista and wife, Tina of Goodview, Cynthia K. Hayes , Andrew S. Carr and Timothy W. Carr, all of Roanoke; five greatgrandchildren, Tyler, Mikaela and Hannah Krista, Nicole Hayes and Xavier Carr; sister, Gertrude Jennings of Fayetteville, W.Va; numerous nieces and nephews and a brother-in-law, V.T. Carr and wife, Ruth of Abingdon. Memorials may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 845 Hemlock Rd., Salem, Va. 24153. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2007, at Calvary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Emory Tarpley and the Rev. David Boger will officiate. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 982-2100. on April 13, 2007.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 120, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Family

Sherman Sherley Carr b. December 25, 1905, d. July 14, 1958
Marriage*Anna Lois Epperly married Sherman Sherley Carr, son of Valentine T. Carr and Lula Jane King, on December 30, 1933.1,5,2 
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. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lois Epperly Carr obituary in the Apr 13, 2007 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shirley Carr Krista obituary in the May 5, 2001 edition.

Harold Lialie Epperly1,2

M, b. June 1, 1917, d. June 1, 1917
FatherNoah L. Epperly1,2 b. February 14, 1878, d. May 8, 1919
MotherMaude Thelma Payne1,2 b. July 27, 1882, d. March 13, 1924
     Harold Lialie Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on June 1, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on June 1, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2

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. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Jesse Underwood1,2,3

M, b. December 12, 1785, d. May 7, 1850
FatherSamuel Underwood Jr. b. circa 1744/45, d. June 6, 1803
MotherMisniah Cannaday b. circa 1748, d. before 1815
     Jesse Underwood was buried at Jesse Underwood Cemetery, on Silverleaf, Beside woods on Parkway Properties, N 36 55.970 W 80 11.237, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on December 12, 1785.3 He married Ellender Celia Greer on December 19, 1812 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Jesse Underwood died on May 7, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.1,3

Family

Ellender Celia Greer b. circa 1796
Marriage*He married Ellender Celia Greer on December 19, 1812 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S353] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 01, From the will of Jesse Underwood.
  2. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  3. [S3626] Jesse Underwood Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/jesse-underwood-cemetery.htm

Florence Almeda Angle1

F, b. April 6, 1904, d. October 5, 1993
FatherWilliam Lonza "Will" Angle1,2 b. September 25, 1875, d. January 5, 1941
MotherSarah Amanda Naff1,2 b. September 7, 1869, d. February 21, 1941
     Her Social Security Number was 230-16-8967.3 Her married name was Cummings.4 Florence Almeda Angle was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 She married Leslie Cummings.4 Florence Almeda Angle was born on April 6, 1904 at Virginia.3 She married Arthur Ray Epperly, son of Noah L. Epperly and Maude Thelma Payne, on December 19, 1922 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 As of December 19, 1922,her married name was Epperly.2 Florence Almeda Angle died on October 5, 1993 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 89.3,4 She CUMMINGS, Florence A., 89, of Christiansburg, died Tuesday evening, October 5, 1993, in Richfield Nursing Center in Salem. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Cummings and three sons, Sidney Miles, Winston and Wayne Cummings. Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Otto and Irene Epperly, Jimmy Cummings, all of Christiansburg; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Miles, Roanoke; three grandchildren, Francine Helms, Mililani, Hawaii, Kavin Cummings, Abingdon, Va., and Leslie Ciaccia, Damascus, Md; three great-granddaughters, Lindy and Mary Helms and Lindsey Cummings. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday from the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Carl Ratcliffe with interment in Sunset Cemetery. Friends may call anytime Thursday at the funeral home and the family will receive friends there from 7 to 9 Thursday evening. Arrangements are being handled by Richardson-Horne in Christiansburg. on October 7, 1993.4

Family 1

Leslie Cummings
Marriage*She married Leslie Cummings.4 

Family 2

Arthur Ray Epperly b. November 28, 1901, d. September 23, 1924
Marriage*Florence Almeda Angle married Arthur Ray Epperly, son of Noah L. Epperly and Maude Thelma Payne, on December 19, 1922 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Florence A. Cummings obituary in the Oct 7, 1993 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Otto Ray Epperly obituary in the Nov 21, 2013 edition.

William Lonza "Will" Angle1,2,3

M, b. September 25, 1875, d. January 5, 1941
FatherJacob Riley Angle1,2 b. October 10, 1850, d. April 2, 1923
MotherElizabeth Frances Richards1,2 b. December 18, 1845, d. December 20, 1924
     William Lonza "Will" Angle Enumerated in the 1920 and 1930 Montgomery Co. Virginia Census. He was born on September 25, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Sarah Amanda Naff, daughter of Rev. William H. Naff and Mary Jane Lampey, on October 25, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 William Lonza "Will" Angle died on January 5, 1941 at age 65.

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Sarah Amanda Naff b. September 7, 1869, d. February 21, 1941
Marriage*William Lonza "Will" Angle married Sarah Amanda Naff, daughter of Rev. William H. Naff and Mary Jane Lampey, on October 25, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Livie Angle Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  6. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  9. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Sarah Amanda Naff1

F, b. September 7, 1869, d. February 21, 1941
FatherRev. William H. Naff1 b. April 29, 1845, d. October 21, 1918
MotherMary Jane Lampey1 b. July 6, 1849, d. October 15, 1931
     Sarah Amanda Naff was born on September 7, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married William Lonza "Will" Angle, son of Jacob Riley Angle and Elizabeth Frances Richards, on October 25, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 25, 1894,her married name was Angle. Sarah Amanda Naff died on February 21, 1941 at age 71.

Family

William Lonza "Will" Angle b. September 25, 1875, d. January 5, 1941
Marriage*She married William Lonza "Will" Angle, son of Jacob Riley Angle and Elizabeth Frances Richards, on October 25, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Livie Angle Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Otto Ray "Pluto" Epperly1,2,3

M, b. October 17, 1923, d. November 19, 2013
FatherArthur Ray Epperly1,3 b. November 28, 1901, d. September 23, 1924
MotherFlorence Almeda Angle1,4,3 b. April 6, 1904, d. October 5, 1993
     Otto Ray "Pluto" Epperly was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He was born on October 17, 1923 at Virginia.1 He married Irene Mae Willard, daughter of William Wallace "Sloke" Willard and Edna Virginia James, on August 20, 1950.5,1,2 Otto Ray "Pluto" Epperly died on November 19, 2013 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 90.3 He Otto Ray Epperly (Pluto), 90, of Christiansburg, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in Lewis Gale Montgomery Hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Epperly; his mother, Florence Cummings; his half-brothers, Sidney Miles, Winston Cummings, Jimmy Cummings, and Wayne Cummings. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Irene; daughter, Francine Helms (Barry); granddaughters, Linda Acker (Justin) of Socorro, N.M., and Mary Vissani (Daniel) of Christiansburg; great-grandchildren, Penny Acker, Olivia and Simeon Vissani; sister-in-law, Carmen Blevins of Abingdon, Va; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, with Mr. Dennis Curd officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service. on November 21, 2013.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 58, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather William Angle6

Family

Irene Mae Willard
Marriage*Otto Ray "Pluto" Epperly married Irene Mae Willard, daughter of William Wallace "Sloke" Willard and Edna Virginia James, on August 20, 1950.5,1,2 
Child
  • Nellie Francine Epperly1,3

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Raymond Willard obituary in the May 26, 2008 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Otto Ray Epperly obituary in the Nov 21, 2013 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Florence A. Cummings obituary in the Oct 7, 1993 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edna James Willard obituary in the Oct 13, 2000 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

James Raymond Knoppow1

M, b. March 7, 1943, d. August, 2019
FatherBenjamin "Bunny" Knoppow2 b. September 15, 1893, d. February 17, 1966
MotherEllen Bercovich2 b. August 19, 1907, d. November 24, 1973
     James Raymond Knoppow was born on March 7, 1943 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.2 He married Naomi R. Dreyer on November 29, 1968 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 James Raymond Knoppow and Naomi R. Dreyer were divorced in September, 1971 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.3 James Raymond Knoppow died in August, 2019 at Washington at age 76.2

Family

Naomi R. Dreyer
Marriage*He married Naomi R. Dreyer on November 29, 1968 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 
Divorce* James Raymond Knoppow and Naomi R. Dreyer were divorced in September, 1971 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.3 

Citations

  1. [S1450] Sacramento, California Department of Health Services, California Marriage Index, 1960-1985.
  2. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  3. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.

Charles Fleming Jennings1,2

M, b. May 20, 1866, d. September 21, 1945
FatherJohn William Jennings2 b. January, 1822, d. April 2, 1889
MotherHannah Wimmer2 b. May, 1831
     Charles Fleming Jennings was born on May 20, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham, daughter of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on September 9, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,4 Charles Fleming Jennings died on September 21, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 79.3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham b. August 27, 1873, d. March 28, 1943
Marriage*Charles Fleming Jennings married Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham, daughter of Benjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham and Mary "Polly" Sowers, on September 9, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  2. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S2184] Descendants of John (possibly William Sr.) Jennings, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/GENE2-0001.html
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lillie Alma Jennings death certificate.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jackson T. Jennings death certificate.
  8. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  11. [S798] Register Herald, From the Roy Clinton Jennings obituary in the Jul 13, 1991 edition.

Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham1,2

F, b. August 27, 1873, d. March 28, 1943
FatherBenjamin Calvin "Ben" Wickham1,2 b. June 10, 1842, d. September 27, 1915
MotherMary "Polly" Sowers1,2 b. May 3, 1842, d. May 26, 1912
     Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham was born on August 27, 1873 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Charles Fleming Jennings, son of John William Jennings and Hannah Wimmer, on September 9, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2,1 As of September 9, 1894,her married name was Jennings. Lillie Alma "Lelia" Wickham died on March 28, 1943 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 69.1

Family

Charles Fleming Jennings b. May 20, 1866, d. September 21, 1945
Marriage*She married Charles Fleming Jennings, son of John William Jennings and Hannah Wimmer, on September 9, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lillie Alma Jennings death certificate.
  2. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jackson T. Jennings death certificate.
  6. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Roy Clinton Jennings obituary in the Jul 13, 1991 edition.

Ellen Marie Jennings1,2,3

F, b. October 5, 1922, d. January 2, 1994
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings4,5,6,7,1,8,2,3,9 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly4,5,6,7,1,8,2,3,9 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Her Social Security Number was 233-34-2740.10 Ellen Marie Jennings was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, 2701 Washington Blvd., Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.9 She and George William Paynter Jr. were divorced.11 Ellen Marie Jennings was born on October 5, 1922 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.10,1,9 As of August 18, 1943,her married name was Paynter.3 She married George William Paynter Jr. on August 18, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 As of October 8, 1950,her married name was Rahall.11 Ellen Marie Jennings married George Rahall on October 8, 1950 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.12,13,6,11 Ellen Marie Jennings died on January 2, 1994 at Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia, at age 71.9 She HUNTINGTON — Ellen Marie Rahall, 71, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 1994 in a Huntington hospital. Born Oct. 5, 1922, at Cunard, she was the daughter of Mary G. Tarpley Jennings of Cunard and the late Jack Jennings. Mrs. Rahall was a member of the Highlawn Baptist Church in Huntington. Other survivors include her husband, George Rahall; two sisters, Nancy Ashcraft of Fayetteville and Polly Hoffman of Pennsville, N.J; four brothers, Paul Dean Jennings of Beckley, Bill Jennings of Dry Fork, Ted Jennings of Bedford, Va. and J.T. Jennings of Ronceverte; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Frederick and Elizabeth Kyle and family of Huntington and special sister-in-law and brotherin-law, Sally and Jim Tweel of Huntington. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance with Dr. J. David Jicka officiating. Burial will follow. There will be no visitation. on January 3, 1994.9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 322, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia4
1940Dwelling 58, District 10-14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

George William Paynter Jr. b. March 10, 1914, d. December 8, 1963
Divorce*Ellen Marie Jennings and George William Paynter Jr. were divorced.11 
Marriage* Ellen Marie Jennings married George William Paynter Jr. on August 18, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 

Family 2

George Rahall b. July 28, 1915, d. October 14, 2007
Marriage*Ellen Marie Jennings married George Rahall on October 8, 1950 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.12,13,6,11 

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  6. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ellen Marie Rahall obituary in the Jan 3, 1994 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rahall-Jennings marriage record.
  12. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  13. [S1232] Herald-Dispatch, From the George Rahall obituary in the Oct 17, 2007 edition.

Joseph Alvin "Joe" Jennings1,2,3,4

M, b. May 19, 1931, d. January 4, 1933
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings1,5,2,3,4 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly1,5,2,3,4 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Joseph Alvin "Joe" Jennings was born on May 19, 1931 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,3 He died on January 4, 1933 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 1; Died of pneumonia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Joe Alvin Jennings death certificate.
  2. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  3. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  5. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.

Lawrence Jackson Jennings1,2

M, b. April 12, 1924, d. July 25, 1925
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings1,3,4,2,5 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly1,3,4,2,5 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Lawrence Jackson Jennings was born on April 12, 1924 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2 He died on July 25, 1925 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 1; Died from ileocolitis.1

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lawrence Jennings death certificate.
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  4. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.

Polly Jacqueline Jennings1,2

F, b. September 27, 1926, d. June 13, 2020
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings3,4,5,6,1,7,8,9,2 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly3,4,5,6,1,7,8,9,2 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Polly Jacqueline Jennings was buried at Lawnside Cemetery, Woodstown, Salem Co., New Jersey.10,2 She Polly Jacqueline Hoffman (née Jennings) of Pennsville, New Jersey went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the age of 93. Polly passed peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Cunard, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Jack and Mary Jennings. She is predeceased by her husband of forty four years, Cpl. Paul E. , and their first born daughter, as well as many of her brothers and sisters. Polly is survived by her youngest brother, Ted Jennings (Linda) of Virginia, her children Paul J, Jeff (Joyce), and Karen of New Jersey. She was a devoted Grandmal to eight grandchildren, a fun-loving GG to ten great- grandchildren and an adopted grandmother to countless others. Polly was a life-long member of Park Bible Baptist Church in Pennsville and dedicated her life to sharing the Gospel with the world. Family and friends meant everything to her and she was always willing to serve in anyway. She was a home for so many and her door was always open. Her legacy will always live on in the lives of those she’s graced. Polly will be deeply missed! Her family rejoices in the victory of Jesus, knowing that she’s finally Home. Burial will be private at Lawnside Cemetery and a celebration of Polly’s life will be announced at a later date.2 She was born on September 27, 1926 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,2 As of July 2, 1949,her married name was Hoffman.1 She married Paul Eugene Hoffman on July 2, 1949 at Saxton, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 Polly Jacqueline Jennings died on June 13, 2020 at Pennsville, Salem Co., New Jersey, at age 93.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 322, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 58, District 10-14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia6

Family

Paul Eugene Hoffman b. May 16, 1929, d. February 20, 1993
Marriage*Polly Jacqueline Jennings married Paul Eugene Hoffman on July 2, 1949 at Saxton, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 
Children
  • Paul Jackson "Jack" Hoffman11,2
  • Karen Hoffman11,2
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Hoffman11,2

Citations

  1. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  2. [S10852] Ashcraft Funeral Home, online www.ashcraftfuneralhomes.com, From the Polly Jacqueline Jennings Hoffman obituary.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  5. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  8. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  10. [S9161] Lawnside Cemetery, Salem Co., NJ, online www.findagrave.com.
  11. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Billy Ray Jennings1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 20, 1930, d. October 12, 2014
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings6,7,2,8,3,4,5 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly6,7,2,8,3,4,5 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Billy Ray Jennings Billy Ray Jennings, 84, of Cunard, went home to be with his wife in heaven on Sunday, October 12, 2014. He was born on January 20, 1930, he was the son of the late Jack and Mary Jennings. Mr. Jennings was a member of Cunard Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Fayetteville High School was a retired shop chairman with General Motors in Cleveland, OH until he retired in 1982. He was a US Army Staff sergeant veteran during the Korean Conflict. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his four brothers, J. T. and his wife, Freda Jennings and Paul Jennings, Joe Alvin and Lawrence Jennings; sisters, Nancy and her husband Howard Ashcraft and Ellen and her husband George Rahall; brothers-in-law, Paul Hoffman, Edward and Rondie Surface; sister-in-law, Helen Surface; father and mother-in-law, Ray and Jessie Surface. Left to cherish his memory include son: Duane “Butch” Jennings; and daughter, Cynthia and her husband James Tackett; grandson: Billy and his wife Heather Tackett and their children, Tony and Destani; grandson: Chris and his wife Marlene Tackett and their son, James; brother, Ted and his wife Linda Jennings; sister, Polly Hoffman; brother-in-law, Lake Surface and many nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services and burial will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Cunard Cemetery, Cunard.2 He was buried at Cunard Cemetery, Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 He married Lois Parris.9 Billy Ray Jennings was born on January 20, 1930 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 He married Alma Lois Surface on June 23, 1951 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 Billy Ray Jennings died on October 12, 2014 at West Virginia at age 84.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 322, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1940Dwelling 58, District 10-14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Family 1

Lois Parris
Marriage*Billy Ray Jennings married Lois Parris.9 

Family 2

Alma Lois Surface b. January 2, 1932, d. July 23, 2014
Marriage*Billy Ray Jennings married Alma Lois Surface on June 23, 1951 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 
Children
  • Dwayne Lee Jennings Sr.2
  • Cynthia Gail "Cindy" Jennings2

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jennings-Surface marriage record.
  2. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  3. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  4. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Paul Dean Jennings1,2,3,4

M, b. October 3, 1934, d. May 22, 1997
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings5,6,7,2,3,4 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly5,6,7,2,3,4 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Paul Dean Jennings was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on October 3, 1934 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 He died on May 22, 1997 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 62.1 He BECKLEY - Paul Dean Jennings, 62, of Beckley died May 22, 1997, at home after a long illness. He was a disabled factory worker and a Protestant. Surviving: sisters, Polly Hoffman of Pennsville, N.J., Nancy Ashcraft of Gatewood; brothers, J.T. of Ronceverte, Billy R. of Cunard, Ted J. of Bedford, Va; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Mitch Alkaire officiating. There will be no visitation. Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to favorite missionary.
on May 23, 1997.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 58, District 10-14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Paul Dean Jennings obituary in the May 23, 1997.
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  5. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  6. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Pat Jennings1,2,3

F, b. July 25, 1942, d. November 14, 2003
FatherJackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings4,5,6,1,3,7 b. October 12, 1900, d. May 1, 1969
MotherMary Gertrude Epperly4,5,6,1,3,7 b. June 28, 1905, d. April 4, 2010
     Nancy Pat Jennings was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7 Her Social Security Number was 236-62-1773.8 She was born on July 25, 1942 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8,3,7 As of circa 1961,her married name was Raines.9 She married Vance Raines circa 1961 at Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.10,9 As of April 12, 1985,her married name was Ashcraft.2 Nancy Pat Jennings married Howard Goff Ashcraft on April 12, 1985 at Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.5,2,7 Nancy Pat Jennings died on November 14, 2003 at Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 61.8,7 She GATEWOOD — Nancy P. Ashcraft, 61, of Gatewood, went to be with the Lord Friday, November 14, 2003. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Born July 25, 1942 at Cunard, she was the daughter of Mary G. Epperly Jennings and the late Jack T. Jennings. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard G. Ashcraft on August 12, 2003; a sister, Ellen Rahall; a brother, Paul Dean Jennings. Survivors include her mother, Mary G. Jennings; her children, Melissa Workman and husband Frank, Tammy Wright and husband Dean, Vannette Gilbert and her husband, Mike; two stepdaughters, Diane Neubauer and her husband, Cliff and Darlene Monde and her husband, John; a sister, Polly Hoffman; three brothers, J.T. Jennings, Bill Jennings and Ted Jennings; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Ben Gentile officiating. on November 16, 2003.7

Family 1

Vance Raines
Marriage*She married Vance Raines circa 1961 at Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.10,9 
Children
  • Melissa Raines7
  • Tammy Raines7
  • Vanette Raines10,7

Family 2

Howard Goff Ashcraft b. March 13, 1933, d. August 12, 2003
Marriage*Nancy Pat Jennings married Howard Goff Ashcraft on April 12, 1985 at Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.5,2,7 

Citations

  1. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Gertrude Jennings obituary in the Apr 6, 2010 edition.
  2. [S2071] Office of Vital Statistics Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Jackson Theodore Jennings, Jr. obituary.
  5. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  6. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Jack T. Jennings obituary in the May 2, 1969 edition.
  7. [S798] Register Herald, From the Nancy P. Ashcraft obituary in the Nov 16, 2003 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3136] Unknown compiler, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973.
  10. [S2184] Descendants of John (possibly William Sr.) Jennings, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/GENE2-0001.html

Anna "Annie" Knoppow1,2,3

F, b. February 10, 1896, d. December 7, 1990
FatherOsher Zelig "Selig" Knoppow1,2,3,4,5 b. August 6, 1869, d. January 22, 1949
MotherSophia "Sophie" Salutushkin/Zolotushkin1,2,3,4 b. circa 1872, d. October 28, 1922
     Her Social Security Number was 382-20-7179.6 Anna "Annie" Knoppow was born on February 10, 1896 at Pereyaslav, Ukraine.6,7 She married Benjamin David "Ben" Siegel on December 20, 1925 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1,2 As of December 20, 1925,her married name was Siegel. Anna "Annie" Knoppow died on December 7, 1990 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, at age 94.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 146, District 69, Ward 5, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan4
1920Dwelling 76, District 165, Ward 5, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan3
1930Dwelling 25, District 79, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan8
1940Dwelling 50, District 84-273, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan5

Occupation

1920Railroad office stenographer3

Family

Benjamin David "Ben" Siegel b. July 1, 1898, d. September 26, 1972
Marriage*Anna "Annie" Knoppow married Benjamin David "Ben" Siegel on December 20, 1925 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1,2 
Child
  • Benny Siegel5

Citations

  1. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  2. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

George Rahall1,2,3,4

M, b. July 28, 1915, d. October 14, 2007
     George Rahall was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, 2701 Washington Blvd., Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 232-01-3998.5 He was born on July 28, 1915 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.5,1,6,4 He married Ellen Marie Jennings, daughter of Jackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings and Mary Gertrude Epperly, on October 8, 1950 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,1,2,3 George Rahall died on October 14, 2007 at Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia, at age 92.5,1,6 He GEORGE RAHALL, 92, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2007, at the Emogene Dolen Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was born July 28, 1915, in Welch, W.Va., a son of the late Michael and Malakeh Bassett Rahall. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Jennings Rahall; his beloved stepmother, Edna Rahall, who reared him from an early age; his sister, Nahey Rahall Bassett; and his brother, Philip Rahall. He is survived by his sisters, Sally Rahall Tweel of Huntington; and Lorene Rahall David of Omaha, Neb; his brother, Naseeb Rahall of Charleston, W.Va; his mother-in-law, Mary Jennings of Cunard, W.Va; many nieces and nephews; and numerous other family members and friends, especially Fred and Elizabeth Kyle of Huntington, W.Va. George graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, W.Va., and attended Roanoke Business College. He volunteered in 1940 to serve in the United States Air Force and served for three years in the Pacific Arena during World War II. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Beckley, where he went into business for himself. He married Ellen Jennings on October 8, 1950. He and Ellen moved to Huntington in the 1960's, where he once again operated his own business. Thereafter, he was employed at Nick's News and finally retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways. George was a committed Christian who attended Highlawn Baptist Church, where he was an active member and deacon. Later he became a faithful member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church until his death. George was known for his happy disposition and daily Bible reading. George was active in Democratic politics, being a strong supporter of his relative, U.S. Rep. Nick Joe Rahall (D-WV). The family will receive guests in the Parlor at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2007, to be followed by the funeral service in the Chapel of the church at 2 p.m. with Dr. Allen Reasons officiating. George will be interred at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, following the service. George's family extends their sincere appreciation and thanks to hospitalists Drs. Gilkerson and Duncan, for their kind, compassionate care of George during his last hospital stay. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made to the George and Ellen Rahall Endowment Fund at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church or Hospice of Huntington. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.beardmortuary.com. Beard Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.
on October 17, 2007.1

Family

Ellen Marie Jennings b. October 5, 1922, d. January 2, 1994
Marriage*He married Ellen Marie Jennings, daughter of Jackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings and Mary Gertrude Epperly, on October 8, 1950 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1232] Herald-Dispatch, From the George Rahall obituary in the Oct 17, 2007 edition.
  2. [S2185] Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, online http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com, From the Billy Ray Jennings obituary.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rahall-Jennings marriage record.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Paul Eugene Hoffman1

M, b. May 16, 1929, d. February 20, 1993
     Paul Eugene Hoffman was buried at Lawnside Cemetery, Woodstown, Salem Co., New Jersey.2 He was born on May 16, 1929 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Polly Jacqueline Jennings, daughter of Jackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings and Mary Gertrude Epperly, on July 2, 1949 at Saxton, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 Paul Eugene Hoffman died on February 20, 1993 at New Jersey at age 63.2

Family

Polly Jacqueline Jennings b. September 27, 1926, d. June 13, 2020
Marriage*He married Polly Jacqueline Jennings, daughter of Jackson Theodore "Jack" Jennings and Mary Gertrude Epperly, on July 2, 1949 at Saxton, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 
Children
  • Paul Jackson "Jack" Hoffman4,3
  • Karen Hoffman4,3
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Hoffman4,3

Citations

  1. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  2. [S9161] Lawnside Cemetery, Salem Co., NJ, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S10852] Ashcraft Funeral Home, online www.ashcraftfuneralhomes.com, From the Polly Jacqueline Jennings Hoffman obituary.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.