Charles Henry Sherman King1

M, b. September 25, 1866, d. December 26, 1949
FatherJoseph D. King1 b. August 9, 1832, d. July 13, 1913
MotherSarah Ann Clingenpeel1 b. June 27, 1837, d. January 20, 1920
     Charles Henry Sherman King was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 25, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Augusta Ella Bartlett, daughter of George Riley Bartlett and Nancy Rachel King, on October 15, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 Charles Henry Sherman King died on December 26, 1949 at age 83.1,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Augusta Ella Bartlett b. March 19, 1868, d. May 29, 1937
Marriage*Charles Henry Sherman King married Augusta Ella Bartlett, daughter of George Riley Bartlett and Nancy Rachel King, on October 15, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Augusta Ella Bartlett1

F, b. March 19, 1868, d. May 29, 1937
FatherGeorge Riley Bartlett2,1 b. September 10, 1845, d. June 24, 1933
MotherNancy Rachel King2,1 b. June 10, 1845, d. March 22, 1913
     Augusta Ella Bartlett was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She was born on March 19, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 She married Charles Henry Sherman King, son of Joseph D. King and Sarah Ann Clingenpeel, on October 15, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 As of October 15, 1891,her married name was King. Augusta Ella Bartlett died on May 29, 1937 at Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 69.3,1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Charles Henry Sherman King b. September 25, 1866, d. December 26, 1949
Marriage*Augusta Ella Bartlett married Charles Henry Sherman King, son of Joseph D. King and Sarah Ann Clingenpeel, on October 15, 1891 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Alfred Benjamin Blankenship1

M, b. circa 1886
     Alfred Benjamin Blankenship was born circa 1886. He married Ocie Ellen DeWeese, daughter of Harvey Dusky DeWeese and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clower, before 1923.1

Family

Ocie Ellen DeWeese b. June, 1892, d. August, 1962
Marriage*Alfred Benjamin Blankenship married Ocie Ellen DeWeese, daughter of Harvey Dusky DeWeese and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clower, before 1923.1 

Citations

  1. [S223] DeWeese Genealogy, online http://www.deweeses.com

John V. Yates1,2

M, b. 1790, d. February 19, 1866
FatherStephen Yates Sr.3,2 b. circa 1748/49, d. 1836
MotherLydia Parsons3,2 b. 1747/48, d. 1805
     John V. Yates was born in 1790 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Nancy Taylor on February 15, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 John V. Yates died on February 19, 1866 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 589, Northern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 468, Northern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1850Farmer4
1860Farmer5

Family

Nancy Taylor b. July 8, 1793, d. circa 1878
Marriage*John V. Yates married Nancy Taylor on February 15, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S1242] Edmund West, Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
  3. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

George Riley Bartlett

M, b. September 10, 1845, d. June 24, 1933
FatherLeroy G. D. Bartlett b. circa 1815
MotherOlive/Olivia King b. circa 1820
     George Riley Bartlett was buried at King Cemetery, Rt. 607, Bottom Creek area, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He Served as a private in Company B, 54th Virginia Regiment during the Civil War and walked home from Georgia when the war ended. Enumerated in the household of his son Thomas in the 1930 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. He was born on September 10, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Nancy Rachel King, daughter of Henry D. King and Sarah Ann Bartlett, on October 5, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 George Riley Bartlett died on June 24, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 87.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 148, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 124, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Nancy Rachel King b. June 10, 1845, d. March 22, 1913
Marriage*George Riley Bartlett married Nancy Rachel King, daughter of Henry D. King and Sarah Ann Bartlett, on October 5, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Rachel King1

F, b. June 10, 1845, d. March 22, 1913
FatherHenry D. King1 b. 1801, d. circa 1850
MotherSarah Ann Bartlett1 b. circa 1808, d. March 2, 1884
     Nancy Rachel King was buried at King Cemetery, Rt. 607, Bottom Creek area, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 10, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married George Riley Bartlett, son of Leroy G. D. Bartlett and Olive/Olivia King, on October 5, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of October 5, 1865,her married name was Bartlett. Nancy Rachel King died on March 22, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 67.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

George Riley Bartlett b. September 10, 1845, d. June 24, 1933
Marriage*Nancy Rachel King married George Riley Bartlett, son of Leroy G. D. Bartlett and Olive/Olivia King, on October 5, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Geneva May Martin1,2

F, b. July 19, 1925, d. March 23, 2002
FatherNoah Edward "Ed" Martin3,4,5,6,7,1 b. April 26, 1894, d. December 21, 1976
MotherElva Edith "Elvie" Cole3,4,5,6,7,1 b. August 22, 1901, d. September 13, 2000
     Geneva May Martin was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.4,8 Her Social Security Number was 231-24-7444.9 She was born on July 19, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,4,8,2 As of February 28, 1947,her married name was Fitzgerald.1 She married Leslie Gordon "Jack" Fitzgerald on February 28, 1947 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4,1,10 Geneva May Martin died on March 23, 2002 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 76.9,4,8 She FITZGERALD, Geneva Martin, 76, of Buchanan, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2002 at her home. She was born and raised in Roanoke, after graduating from William Fleming High School, she attended nursing school at the Jefferson Hospital and worked as a registered nurse at the Veteran's Hospital in Salem. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie (Jack) Fitzgerald and together they owned and operated Jack's IGA Foodliner in Buchanan until their retirement in 1989. She was a member of the Buchanan Presbyterian Church and will be missed by many friends in a town she loved. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Elva C. Martin and Noah E. Martin of Roanoke. She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Fitzgerald of Troutville, a daughter, son-in-law, and a granddaughter, Leslie F. and Dr. Robert Schmidt and Cassie Lynn Schmidt of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, Algie Martin of Pilot and Donald Martin of Troutville; and many other caring relatives. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at 10:00 am in the Buchanan Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Donald W. Chichester and Rev. Timothy Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Mill Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Buchanan Rescue Squad, PO Box 244, Buchanan, VA, the Troutville Rescue Squad, PO Box 609, Troutville, VA 24175, or Buchanan Presbyterian Church, PO Box 517, Buchanan, VA 24066. The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan (254-3000) on March 25, 2002.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 91, District 24, Roanoke, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 43, District 81-4B, North Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Family

Leslie Gordon "Jack" Fitzgerald b. February 26, 1925, d. November 8, 1989
Marriage*Geneva May Martin married Leslie Gordon "Jack" Fitzgerald on February 28, 1947 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4,1,10 
Children
  • Sharon Kay Fitzgerald3,4
  • Leslie Carol Fitzgerald3,4,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elva Cole Martin obituary in the Sep 15, 2000 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geneva Martin Fitzgerald obituary in the Mar 25, 2002 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donald E. Martin obituary in the Feb 18, 2020 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3280] Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Walter Thomas Palmer1,2,3,4

M, b. August 3, 1882, d. September 11, 1930
FatherThomas Henry Palmer5,6,2 b. March, 1856, d. March 20, 1930
MotherMartha Prudence Carr5,6,2 b. 1857, d. March 10, 1931
     Walter Thomas Palmer was buried at Wood-Perdue Cemetery, Rt. 221 South, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on August 3, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Aug 3, 1883.5,2,3,4 He married Effie Esther Wood, daughter of Ferdinand Pellham Wood and Levina Jane Wimmer, on December 3, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Walter Thomas Palmer died on September 11, 1930 at age 48.1,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 151, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 125, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 76, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farm laborer6
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9

Family

Effie Esther Wood b. March 28, 1885, d. October 11, 1928
Marriage*Walter Thomas Palmer married Effie Esther Wood, daughter of Ferdinand Pellham Wood and Levina Jane Wimmer, on December 3, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Thomas Palmer obituary in the May 26, 2013 edition.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Effie Esther Wood1,2,3

F, b. March 28, 1885, d. October 11, 1928
FatherFerdinand Pellham Wood1,2 b. June 28, 1864, d. July 20, 1934
MotherLevina Jane Wimmer1,2 b. October 2, 1867, d. January 14, 1934
     Effie Esther Wood was buried at Wood-Perdue Cemetery, Rt. 221 South, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 She was born on March 28, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2 She married Walter Thomas Palmer, son of Thomas Henry Palmer and Martha Prudence Carr, on December 3, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of December 3, 1903,her married name was Palmer. Effie Esther Wood died on October 11, 1928 at age 43.4,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 125, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 76, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Walter Thomas Palmer b. August 3, 1882, d. September 11, 1930
Marriage*Effie Esther Wood married Walter Thomas Palmer, son of Thomas Henry Palmer and Martha Prudence Carr, on December 3, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Thomas Palmer obituary in the May 26, 2013 edition.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Dr. Walter Wesley Palmer1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 20, 1931, d. December 8, 2003
FatherRobert Pellham Palmer1,2,3,7 b. May 28, 1907, d. April 1, 1988
MotherBeatrice Link1,2,3,7 b. June 17, 1906, d. October 24, 1992
     His Social Security Number was 228-30-8347.8 Dr. Walter Wesley Palmer was buried at West End Cemetery, Wytheville, Wythe Co., Virginia.1,5,6 He was born on June 20, 1931 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,8,5,6 He married Ruth Elizabeth Roberts on June 14, 1961.1,3 Dr. Walter Wesley Palmer died on December 8, 2003 at Wythe Co., Virginia, at age 72.1,8,4,5,6 He Dr. Walter Wesley Palmer, 72, of Wytheville, died December 8, 2003. He was born in southeast Roanoke, a son of Robert Pelham Palmer and Beatrice Link Palmer. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Roberts Palmer; daughter, Elizabeth Leigh Palmer Hadaway and her husband, the Rev. Michael Hadaway, of Richmond; brother Ellis Wayne Palmer and his wife, Peggy, of Chamblissburg; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Cockerham and her husband, Ken, of Collinsville and Ginger Roberts Ballard and her husband, Richard, of Abingdon; and brothers-in-law, Scott Roberts and his wife, Cleta and Charles Roberts and his wife, Anna Ray, all of Rural Retreat. He attended Jamison Elementary and Stonewall Jackson Junior High and was graduated from Jefferson Senior High School in 1950. After serving in a United States Marine Corps rifle company in the Korean War, he earned a bachelor's degree from Roanoke College, a master's from VPI and a doctorate from the University of Virginia. A teacher at Highland Park Elementary School and Jefferson Senior High School, he served as president of the Roanoke City Schoolmasters Club. He was principal of Wakefield Combined School, Wakefield, Va., and Culpeper County High School, later serving as director of instruction for the Harrisonburg school system. From 1968 through 1996, he served at Wytheville Community College in various capacities from professor to dean of instruction and was honored with the title Professor Emeritus in 1997. In 1998, he was the graduation speaker at the request of students, faculty and administration. He also taught graduate school administration courses for U. Va. and VPI and was a past commander of Wytheville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2719. A life member of the Marine Corps League, the V.F.W. and the American Legion, he was a past president of the Wytheville Rotary Club, which honored him with a Paul Harris Fellowship. He served on the board of Wythe United Way and as an usher and member of the board of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Wytheville. Memorials may be made to the Wythe County Rescue Squad or to the charity of your choice. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 11, 2003 at 10 a.m. in the Barnett Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Donald Stansell and Dr. Christopher Pile officiating. Interment will follow in the West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Barnett Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, Va. is in charge of arrangements. on December 10, 2003.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 209, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Ruth Elizabeth Roberts
Marriage*Dr. Walter Wesley Palmer married Ruth Elizabeth Roberts on June 14, 1961.1,3 
Child
  • Elizabeth Leigh Palmer1,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Wesley Palmer obitutary in the Dec 10, 2003 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beatrice Link Palmer obituary in the Oct 25, 1992 edition.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  6. [S3651] West End Cemetery, Wythe Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Donald Preston Palmer1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 1, 1935, d. January 4, 1977
FatherRobert Pellham Palmer1,2,7,4,6 b. May 28, 1907, d. April 1, 1988
MotherBeatrice Link1,2,7,4,6 b. June 17, 1906, d. October 24, 1992
     His Social Security Number was 226-40-0992.8 Donald Preston Palmer was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 He was born on May 1, 1935 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,2,4,5 He married Phyllis Ann Vandergrift on July 12, 1958 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,6 Donald Preston Palmer died on January 4, 1977 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 41.2,3,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 209, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Phyllis Ann Vandergrift
Marriage*Donald Preston Palmer married Phyllis Ann Vandergrift on July 12, 1958 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,6 
Child
  • Kimberly Ann Palmer2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beatrice Link Palmer obituary in the Oct 25, 1992 edition.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ellis Wayne Palmer1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. September 18, 1938, d. January 11, 2013
FatherRobert Pellham Palmer1,2,4,7,8 b. May 28, 1907, d. April 1, 1988
MotherBeatrice Link1,2,3,4,7,8 b. June 17, 1906, d. October 24, 1992
     Ellis Wayne Palmer was buried at Link Family Cemetery, on Rt. 653, turn left on Diamond Knob Road and travel about 1.3 miles. In a field about 200 yards to the left, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on September 18, 1938 at Virginia.4 He married Peggy Ann DeLong on December 23, 1956.4,8 Ellis Wayne Palmer died on January 11, 2013 at Virginia at age 74.6 He Ellis Wayne Palmer, 75, of Vinton, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013. He was a long time member of the Masonic Lodge and the Odd Fellows. He was an honorary life member of the Chamblissburg Rescue Squad and one of the original members of the S & C Volunteer Fire Department. He retired from General Electric after 37 years of service and was the owner of the Big Boys Sports Shop of Chamblissburg. He was predeceased by a son, Barry L. Palmer and brothers, Walter and Donald Palmer. Surviving family includes his wife of 56 years, Peggy D. Palmer; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Cindy Palmer, of Ohio; daughter, Linda Palmer, of Moneta; daughter-in-law, Kathy Ulrich and husband, BJ; grandchildren, Kristen Palmer, Bradley Palmer and Travis Palmer; and many other family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013, at the Beaverdam Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the Link Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 13, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton. on January 13, 2013.6

Census Records

1940Dwelling 209, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Peggy Ann DeLong
Marriage*Ellis Wayne Palmer married Peggy Ann DeLong on December 23, 1956.4,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Wesley Palmer obitutary in the Dec 10, 2003 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beatrice Link Palmer obituary in the Oct 25, 1992 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barry Lynn Palmer obituary in the Jan 17, 1991 edition.
  4. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, from the Ellis Wayne Palmer obituary in the Jan 13, 2013 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Michael Wayne Palmer obituary in the Sep 14, 2016 edition.
  9. [S4718] Lotz Funeral Home Vinton Chapel, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomevinton.com, From the Bradley Wayne Palmer obituary.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.