Martha Bishop1,2

F, b. February 26, 1865, d. December 16, 1938
FatherDaniel Bishop1,3,2 b. February 18, 1819, d. May 16, 1889
MotherMary Poff1,3 b. May 23, 1827, d. March, 1890
     Martha Bishop was buried at Smith's Chapel Cemetery, Milton Township, Cass Co., Michigan.4,2 She was born on February 26, 1865 at Michigan.5 As of March 4, 1885,her married name was Follmer. She married Nicholas Follmer on March 4, 1885 at Calvin Township, Cass Co., Michigan.2,6 Martha Bishop died on December 16, 1938 at Cassopolis, Cass Co., Michigan, at age 73.4,2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 84, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan1
1880Dwelling 27, District 69, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan3
1900Dwelling 11, District 95, Milton Township, Cass Co., Michigan5
1910Dwelling 101, District 110, Milton Township, Cass Co., Michigan7
1920Dwelling 101, District 110, Milton Township, Cass Co., Michigan8
1930Dwelling 90, District 12, Milton Township, Cass Co., Michigan9

Family

Nicholas Follmer b. January, 1859, d. December 30, 1932
Marriage*Martha Bishop married Nicholas Follmer on March 4, 1885 at Calvin Township, Cass Co., Michigan.2,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5628] FamilySearch, Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1444] Amelia Castle and Nancy Corwin, Smith's Chapel Cemetery, Cass Co., Michigan.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  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.

Lydia Ann Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. February 15, 1883, d. February 10, 1971
FatherJoseph Costley Conner2,3,5 b. June 19, 1858, d. before June 15, 1900
MotherLydia M. Clower2,6,3,5 b. February 17, 1854
     Lydia Ann Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3,8,5 She was born on February 15, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2,3,5 She married Charles Daniel "Charlie" Vest, son of William F. Vest and Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Conner, on March 20, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,10,3,8,5 As of March 20, 1902,her married name was Vest. Lydia Ann Conner died on February 10, 1971 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 87.7,1,3,8,5 She FLOYD -- Lydia Conner Vest, 87, of Floyd, widow of Charles D. Vest, died Wednesday, February 10, 1971, at the home of her son, Berkley W. Vest, Check. Surviving are two other sons, Howard Vest, Roanoke, Marshall Vest, Shawsville. The funeral was Friday, February 12, 1971, at 1 p.m. at Wood Funeral Chapel with burial in Wilson Cemetery, Check. on February 13, 1971.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 154, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 161, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 62, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 112, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 154, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Family

Charles Daniel "Charlie" Vest b. November 28, 1880, d. April 16, 1958
Marriage*Lydia Ann Conner married Charles Daniel "Charlie" Vest, son of William F. Vest and Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Conner, on March 20, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,10,3,8,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lydia Conner Vest obituary in the Feb 13, 1971 edition.
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Charles D. Vest obituary in the Apr 24, 1958 edition.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Oakley Lee Vest obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  16. [S672] New River Notes - Virginia World War II Deaths, online http://www.ls.net/~newriver/va/wwii.htm
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Andrew Ambrose Gearheart

M, b. October, 1847, d. February 14, 1920
FatherGeorge Washington Gearheart1,2 b. circa 1822
MotherMary "Polly" Wilson1,2 b. circa 1825
     Andrew Ambrose Gearheart was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 He Andrew served in Company B, 42nd Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army, during the Civil War.1 He was born in October, 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Nov 11, 1842.1,3,2 He married Martha Ann Shilling, daughter of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on September 14, 1871 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 Andrew Ambrose Gearheart married Florence Mayle Woodward, daughter of James Henry Woodward and Lydia A. Manning, on May 7, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 Andrew Ambrose Gearheart died on February 14, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 73, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 634, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandson-in-law Coy Shilling7

Occupation

1900Farm laborer3

Family 1

Martha Ann Shilling b. 1843
Marriage*Andrew Ambrose Gearheart married Martha Ann Shilling, daughter of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on September 14, 1871 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Family 2

Florence Mayle Woodward b. September 11, 1866, d. April 13, 1940
Marriage*Andrew Ambrose Gearheart married Florence Mayle Woodward, daughter of James Henry Woodward and Lydia A. Manning, on May 7, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, Fronm the Moore-Gearheart marriage record.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Johnson Henry Gearheart death certificate.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Martha Ann Shilling1

F, b. 1843
FatherJohn K. "King" Shilling1 b. March, 1819
MotherMargaret Smith1
     Martha Ann Shilling was born in 1843 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She married Andrew Ambrose Gearheart, son of George Washington Gearheart and Mary "Polly" Wilson, on September 14, 1871 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 As of September 14, 1871,her married name was Gearheart.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Andrew Ambrose Gearheart b. October, 1847, d. February 14, 1920
Marriage*Martha Ann Shilling married Andrew Ambrose Gearheart, son of George Washington Gearheart and Mary "Polly" Wilson, on September 14, 1871 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Charles Robert Gearheart1,2,3

M, b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
FatherAndrew Ambrose Gearheart1,3 b. October, 1847, d. February 14, 1920
MotherMartha Ann Shilling1,3 b. 1843
     Charles Robert Gearheart was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on May 9, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Mary Elizabeth Poff, daughter of Julia A. Poff, on December 17, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; No father was listed on the marriage record for Mary Poff. Her mother was listed as Julia A. Poff and she was enumerated with her in the 1890 Census.1 Charles Robert Gearheart died on September 28, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 259, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1910Farm laborer5
1920Railroad watchman6

Family

Mary Elizabeth Poff b. circa 1879
Marriage*Charles Robert Gearheart married Mary Elizabeth Poff, daughter of Julia A. Poff, on December 17, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; No father was listed on the marriage record for Mary Poff. Her mother was listed as Julia A. Poff and she was enumerated with her in the 1890 Census.1 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Elizabeth Poff1,2

F, b. circa 1879
MotherJulia A. Poff1 b. circa 1837
     Mary Elizabeth Poff died at West Virginia.3 She was born circa 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Charles Robert Gearheart, son of Andrew Ambrose Gearheart and Martha Ann Shilling, on December 17, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; No father was listed on the marriage record for Mary Poff. Her mother was listed as Julia A. Poff and she was enumerated with her in the 1890 Census.1 As of December 17, 1896,her married name was Gearheart.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 259, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia6

Family

Charles Robert Gearheart b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Poff married Charles Robert Gearheart, son of Andrew Ambrose Gearheart and Martha Ann Shilling, on December 17, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; No father was listed on the marriage record for Mary Poff. Her mother was listed as Julia A. Poff and she was enumerated with her in the 1890 Census.1 
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. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elisha Howell1,2,3

M, b. October 23, 1850, d. March 31, 1937
     Elisha Howell was buried at Howell-Slusher Cemetery, Rt. 768, west of Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on October 23, 1850 at Virginia.1,2,4 He married Mary J. Poff, daughter of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on August 13, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Elisha Howell died on March 31, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.1,2

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 32, District 11, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1900Farmer4

Family

Mary J. Poff b. January 13, 1853, d. December 22, 1900
Marriage*Elisha Howell married Mary J. Poff, daughter of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on August 13, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird1

F, b. June, 1850, d. January 18, 1934
FatherWilliam Bird Jr.1
MotherAsenath Sink1 b. circa 1813
     Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her tombstone reads "Mary Poff age 84."2 She was born in June, 1850 at Virginia.3 She married John Henry Poff, son of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on April 28, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 28, 1871,her married name was Poff. Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird died on January 18, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 276, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 403, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 217, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 166, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 33, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 178, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Robert10

Family

John Henry Poff b. September 8, 1846, d. April 5, 1926
Marriage*Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird married John Henry Poff, son of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on April 28, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S1687] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 1, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1918 - Aug 1, 1919.
  14. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  17. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697

Samuel Jasper Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 7, 1876, d. April 7, 1957
FatherJohn Henry Poff4,5,3 b. September 8, 1846, d. April 5, 1926
MotherMary Magdaline "Polly" Bird4,5,3 b. June, 1850, d. January 18, 1934
     Samuel Jasper Poff was buried at Topeco Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3 He was born on August 7, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Aug 8, 1876.1,5,2,7,3 He married Carolina Matilda Keith, daughter of Greenberry Keith and Timandra N. McPeak, on May 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 Samuel Jasper Poff died on April 7, 1957 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.7,3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 403, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 182, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 171, District 44, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 117, District 90, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 68, District 3, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 62, District 32-3, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12

Family

Carolina Matilda Keith b. September 12, 1869, d. September 2, 1950
Marriage*Samuel Jasper Poff married Carolina Matilda Keith, daughter of Greenberry Keith and Timandra N. McPeak, on May 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  7. [S1231] Floyd County, Virginia Ancestors & Descendants, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=floyd-1&id=I6793
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Milton Ezra Poff1

M, b. September 13, 1925, d. August 18, 2001
FatherEnnis Poff2,3,4,5,6,1 b. December 4, 1902, d. January 15, 1979
MotherAmy Daisy Evelyn Wimmer2,3,4,5,6,1 b. March 18, 1903, d. January 6, 1992
     His Social Security Number was 229-24-4979.7 Milton Ezra Poff was born on September 13, 1925 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7,1 He married Mary Edith Yates on November 9, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,9,1 Milton Ezra Poff died on August 18, 2001 at Virginia at age 75.8 He POFF, Milton E, 75, of Vinton, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, August 18, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired with over 40 years of service with Fuel Oil and Equipment Company. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Mary Edith Poff; son, James M. "Jimmy" Poff and wife Terry, Nashville, Tenn; daughter, Carolyn P. Mazingo and husband Burton, Rocky Mount; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Nelson Poff, and wife Millie, Roanoke; sisters, Lottie Radford and husband Eston, Floyd, Edith Poff Flint, Roanoke, Lillian Oyler and husband Tilton, Roanoke; and a number of nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 4005 Electric Road Roanoke, Va. 24018. A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2001 at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road by the Rev. Tom Oliphant. The family will receive friends following the service. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, (366-0707). on August 21, 2001.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 149, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 13, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Mary Edith Yates b. August 21, 1929, d. September 3, 2015
Marriage*Milton Ezra Poff married Mary Edith Yates on November 9, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,9,1 
Children
  • James Milton "Jimmy" Poff2,8,9
  • Carolyn Maria Poff2,8,1,9

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn Wimmer Poff obituary in the Jan 9, 1992 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ennis Poff obituary in the Jan 25, 1979 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Milton E. Poff obituary in the Aug 21, 2001 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Edith Yates Poff obituary in the Sep 13, 2015 edition.

Carolina Matilda Keith1,2,3,4,5

F, b. September 12, 1869, d. September 2, 1950
FatherGreenberry Keith1,5 b. circa 1816, d. 1897
MotherTimandra N. McPeak1,5 b. circa 1825, d. December 1, 1899
     Carolina Matilda Keith was buried at Topeco Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4,5 She was born on September 12, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 She married Samuel Jasper Poff, son of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on May 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of May 13, 1897,her married name was Poff. Carolina Matilda Keith died on September 2, 1950 at Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.4,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 182, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 171, District 44, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 117, District 90, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 68, District 3, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 62, District 32-3, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

Samuel Jasper Poff b. August 7, 1876, d. April 7, 1957
Marriage*Carolina Matilda Keith married Samuel Jasper Poff, son of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on May 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, From her husband's WWI Draft Registration card.
  3. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  4. [S1231] Floyd County, Virginia Ancestors & Descendants, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=floyd-1&id=I6793
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  13. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Permelia Ellen Bell1,2

F, b. January 29, 1879, d. December 12, 1940
FatherBenjamin Lewis Bell1,2 b. March 17, 1840, d. March 27, 1902
MotherSarah Elizabeth Moran1,2 b. May 6, 1844, d. June 21, 1883
     Permelia Ellen Bell was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on January 29, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She married Riley Martin Poff, son of William Jacob Poff and Mary Elizabeth Rierson, on April 10, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of April 10, 1907,her married name was Poff. Permelia Ellen Bell died on December 12, 1940 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 61.3,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 15, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 86, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 324, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 137, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Riley Martin Poff b. April 19, 1882, d. December 22, 1970
Marriage*Permelia Ellen Bell married Riley Martin Poff, son of William Jacob Poff and Mary Elizabeth Rierson, on April 10, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Charles Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 5, 1806
FatherJacob Conner1 b. February 10, 1781, d. April 26, 1870
MotherBarbara Furrow1 b. February 12, 1785, d. May 14, 1863
     Charles Conner Charles and his family went to Oregon in 1853 on the Oregon Trail.1,6 He was born on December 5, 1806 at Tennessee.1,2,7 He married Mary Ann Cross on October 14, 1830 at Clark Co., Ohio.5

Census Records

1840Sheffield Township, Tippecanoe Co., IndianaThis could be the 1840 enumeration for Charles Conner and his family. The enumeration reads 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, and 1 female 20-308
1850Dwelling 497, Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa2
1860Dwelling 620, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon4
1880Dwelling 27, District 74, Liberty, Linn Co., Oregon3

Occupation

1850Farmer2
1860Laborer4
1880Farmer3

Family

Mary Ann Cross b. circa 1811, d. before June 22, 1880
Marriage*Charles Conner married Mary Ann Cross on October 14, 1830 at Clark Co., Ohio.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S504] Unknown author, Clark County Ohio - Marriage Records Volume 1B.
  6. [S495] Wallowa County Chieftain, From the Mary Elizabeth Hearing obituary in the Jun 6, 1929 edition.
  7. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Joyce S. Givens, 4216 NW Pershall Way, Redmond OR 97756.
  8. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3926] Washington State Archives, Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960.

John Matthew Eanes1

M, b. May 22, 1860, d. March 25, 1942
FatherJoel Scott Eanes1 b. June 17, 1819, d. July 2, 1902
MotherElizabeth L. Taylor1 b. May, 1819, d. 1903
     John Matthew Eanes was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on May 22, 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Rosabell Ann "Rosa" Poff, daughter of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on November 18, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 John Matthew Eanes died on March 25, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.2,3,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 129, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 144, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 35, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 29, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9
1930Farmer10

Family

Rosabell Ann "Rosa" Poff b. June 13, 1865, d. April 19, 1937
Marriage*John Matthew Eanes married Rosabell Ann "Rosa" Poff, daughter of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on November 18, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Harry Lloyd Wimmer1,2

M, b. May 11, 1933, d. August 11, 2004
FatherRev. Frank H. Wimmer3,4,1,5,6 b. July 30, 1914, d. April 7, 2002
MotherHassie Nester3,4,1,5,6 b. November 17, 1912, d. August 18, 2000
     His Social Security Number was 224-34-3478.7 Harry Lloyd Wimmer was born on May 11, 1933 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He married Betty Jane Hedrick on December 16, 1951 at South Carolina.1,8 Harry Lloyd Wimmer died on August 11, 2004 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 71.1,7,2 He Harry Lloyd Wimmer, of Salem, passed away the morning of Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at the age of 71. Harry donated his body to science. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jill Annette Wimmer and his father and mother, Rev. Frank and Hassie Wimmer. Survivors include is wife of 52 years, Betty Hedrick Wimmer; son and daughter-in law, Gary Lynn and Kim Wimmer; grandson, Carson Lloyd Wimmer; son and daughter-in law, Kevin Lloyd and Robin Wimmer; brother and sister-in law, Ronald L. and Louise Wimmer; sister and brother-in law, Helen and Alvin Vest, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 16, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Salem, Va. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Virginia Veterans Care Center, 4550 Shenandoah Avenue, N.W., Roanoke, Va. 24017, or to Good Samaritan Hospice, Inc., 3825 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va. 24018. on August 15, 2004.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 16, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Betty Jane Hedrick b. April 5, 1932, d. January 24, 2017
Marriage*Harry Lloyd Wimmer married Betty Jane Hedrick on December 16, 1951 at South Carolina.1,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harry Lloyd Wimmer obituary in the Aug 15, 2004 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reverend Frank H. Wimmer obituary in the Apr 8, 2002 edition.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ronald Wimmer obituary in the Jul 15, 2005 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Jane Hedrick Wimmer obituary in the Jan 27, 2017 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jill Annette Wimmer obituary in the Dec 25, 1994 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ronald Lee Wimmer

M, b. April 10, 1936, d. July 12, 2005
FatherRev. Frank H. Wimmer1,2,3,4,5 b. July 30, 1914, d. April 7, 2002
MotherHassie Nester1,2,3,4,5 b. November 17, 1912, d. August 18, 2000
     Ronald Lee Wimmer was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on April 10, 1936 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia. He married Shirley Ann Manning, daughter of Ralph Sherman Manning Sr. and Perdine Maude Poff, on August 8, 1956. Ronald Lee Wimmer married Louise LaPrade circa 1985.1,2,3,6,4 Ronald Lee Wimmer died on July 12, 2005 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 69.4 He Ronald Wimmer, 69, of Rocky Mount passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Ronald was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who love him for his wonderful sense of humor and a love of family. He was a founding and Life member of the Bent Mountain Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Frank Wimmer and Hassie Nester Wimmer, a son, Donnie Ray Wimmer, a brother, Harry Wimmer, niece Jill Wimmer and brother-in-law, Alvin Vest. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Louise Wimmer; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Rosie Wimmer of Bent Mountain; stepson, Jeff Booth of Glade Hill; stepdaughter, Tammy Audia of Charlottesville; sister, Helen Vest of Salem; sister-in-law, Betty Wimmer of Salem; brothers-in-law Marvin LaPrade of Rocky Mount, Walter LaPrade of Beaver Creek, Ohio; grandchildren, Heather, Frances, Nathan and Jeremy Wimmer and stepgrandchildren, Chelsey Booth and Madeline Audia. Flowers are appreciated or in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Planned Pethood Clinic, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151, in memory of Ronald Wimmer. The funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, Copper Hill, Va., with the Rev. Greg Fleshman officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening at Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount and one hour before services at the church on Friday. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service. on July 15, 2005.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 16, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Shirley Ann Manning b. June 27, 1937, d. November 15, 2014
Marriage*Ronald Lee Wimmer married Shirley Ann Manning, daughter of Ralph Sherman Manning Sr. and Perdine Maude Poff, on August 8, 1956. 
Children

Family 2

Louise LaPrade
Marriage*Ronald Lee Wimmer married Louise LaPrade circa 1985.1,2,3,6,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reverend Frank H. Wimmer obituary in the Apr 8, 2002 edition.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harry Lloyd Wimmer obituary in the Aug 15, 2004 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ronald Wimmer obituary in the Jul 15, 2005 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvin P. Vest obituary in the Jan 22, 2005 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Randall Wimmer obituary in the Dec 30, 2015 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stitt-Wimmer wedding announcement in the Sep 14, 2008 edition.

Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart1,2

F, b. March, 1870, d. circa 1917
FatherHenry I. Gearheart1,2,3 b. November, 1849, d. circa 1915
MotherSarah C. Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1836, d. 1883
     Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart was born in March, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of April 22, 1897,her married name was Sullivan.1 She married Robert C. Sullivan on April 22, 1897 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart died circa 1917 at Smyth Co., Virginia.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 198, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 168, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 314, District 76, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia6

Family

Robert C. Sullivan b. December 14, 1866, d. February 11, 1929
Marriage*Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart married Robert C. Sullivan on April 22, 1897 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2395] Kincaid Families, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/3484298/person/-1595602888
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Archrissa Ann Gearhart1,2

F, b. circa 1873, d. before 1900
FatherHenry I. Gearheart1 b. November, 1849, d. circa 1915
MotherSarah C. Poff1 b. circa 1836, d. 1883
     Her married name was Henry.2 Archrissa Ann Gearhart married Carl Henry.2 Archrissa Ann Gearhart was born circa 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died before 1900 at Simmons, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 168, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

Carl Henry b. circa 1872, d. circa March, 1900
Marriage*Archrissa Ann Gearhart married Carl Henry.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2395] Kincaid Families, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/3484298/person/-1595602888
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Peter W. Gearhart1

M, b. circa 1875, d. December 21, 1913
FatherHenry I. Gearheart1,2 b. November, 1849, d. circa 1915
MotherSarah C. Poff1,2 b. circa 1836, d. 1883
     Peter W. Gearhart was born circa 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Lula Adams on February 4, 1900 at Vivian, McDowell Co., West Virginia.2 Peter W. Gearhart The trial of Peter Gearhart for shooting Frank Smith some months ago at Mabscott came to a sudden end Wednesday, when Gearhart withdrew his plea of not guilty and asked for the mercy of the court. He was sentenced to two years. on December 20, 1906.3 He died on December 21, 1913 at McAlpin, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; Died of tuberculosis.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 168, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 76, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1910Coal mine laborer5

Family

Lula Adams b. circa 1877, d. June 8, 1913
Marriage*Peter W. Gearhart married Lula Adams on February 4, 1900 at Vivian, McDowell Co., West Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gearhart-Adams marriage record.
  3. [S2063] Raleigh Herald, From the Dec 20, 1906 edition.
  4. [S2395] Kincaid Families, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/3484298/person/-1595602888
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gayhart-Gonzalez marriage record.
  7. [S2397] Nashwauk Cemetery, Itasca Co., MN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=56856085&CRid=82878&

Robert C. Sullivan1,2,3,4

M, b. December 14, 1866, d. February 11, 1929
     Robert C. Sullivan Robert C. Sullivan, 62, well known resident of Bottom Creek since 1917, died Monday night at 8:35 o'clock at the home of a sister Mrs. J. W. Lindsey at Bottom Creek. Mr. Sullivan was stricken with a stroke of apoplexy last friday a week ago which left the entire left side of his body paralyzed. He had been unable to speek a word since his affliction and his condition had been condition had been considered grave for several days. Mr. Sullivan was born at Marion, Virginia, December 14, 1866, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sullivan. He spent most of his life in that section of Virginia, but after his wife died, moved to Bottom Creek where he had since resided with Mrs. Lindsey. The deceased was employed for some time as a night watchman for the coal company at Peerless, but during the past year he had been unemployed. Mr. Sullivan is survived by two sisters and three brothers as follows: Mrs. J. W. Lindsey, Bottom Creek; Mrs. V. E. Kestner, Kimball; G. A. Sullivan, East Radford, Va; Jim Sullivan, Coburn, Va; and N. A. Sullivan of Keystone. The body will be sent to Marion, Va., Wednesday morning, where funeral services will be held in the afternoon. Interment will also take place at Marion.4 He was born on December 14, 1866 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia.2,4 He married Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart, daughter of Henry I. Gearheart and Sarah C. Poff, on April 22, 1897 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 Robert C. Sullivan died on February 11, 1929 at Botton Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 62.2,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 314, District 76, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia3

Occupation

1897Laborer1
1910Coke yard foreman3

Family

Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart b. March, 1870, d. circa 1917
Marriage*Robert C. Sullivan married Mary Odella J. "Della" Gearheart, daughter of Henry I. Gearheart and Sarah C. Poff, on April 22, 1897 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robert C. Sullivan death certificate.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert C. Sullivan obituary in an unknown edition.

Lydia M. West1

F, b. circa 1823
FatherWilliam West1 d. before November 28, 1850
MotherSarah Thrash1 b. April 12, 1802, d. September 5, 1886
     Lydia M. West was born circa 1823 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1064, District 41, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 238, Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 369, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as Lydia M. Vest3

Occupation

1860Farmer2

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Daniel "Dan" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 4, 1814, d. March 6, 1898
FatherJacob Conner3 b. February 10, 1781, d. April 26, 1870
MotherBarbara Furrow3 b. February 12, 1785, d. May 14, 1863
     Daniel "Dan" Conner was buried at Conner Cemetery, Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa.2,3,6 He In 1853 Daniel took charge of a wagon train to Oregon. The trip was so rough that he returned by water. He kept a diary of the trip, describing the conditions along the trail and the hardships they encountered.3 He was born on May 4, 1814 at Clark Co., Ohio.3 He married Jane Cross on June 26, 1834 at Tippecanoe Co., Indiana.5 Daniel "Dan" Conner married Elizabeth Wyant on June 12, 1856 at Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa.3 Daniel "Dan" Conner died on March 6, 1898 at Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa, at age 83.2,3,6

Census Records

1840Perry Township, Tippecanoe Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-30, 1 female under 5, and 2 females 20-307
1850Dwelling 496, Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa8
1860Dwelling 2039, Lancaster Township, Keokuk Co., Iowa1
1870Lancaster Township, Keokuk Co., Iowa4
1880Dwelling 133, District 158, Lancaster Township, Keokuk Co., Iowa9

Occupation

1850Farmer8
1860Farmer1
1870Farmer4
1880Farmer9

Family 1

Jane Cross b. 1814, d. February 14, 1853
Marriage*Daniel "Dan" Conner married Jane Cross on June 26, 1834 at Tippecanoe Co., Indiana.5 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Wyant b. March 30, 1824, d. April 30, 1889
Marriage*Daniel "Dan" Conner married Elizabeth Wyant on June 12, 1856 at Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S324] Works Project Administration, Iowa Cemetery Records.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  6. [S2895] Conner Cemetery, Keokuk Co., IA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S511] Unknown author, Genealogical and Biographical History of Keokuk County, Iowa, From the Samuel Conner biography on pages 29 and 30.
  11. [S511] Unknown author, Genealogical and Biographical History of Keokuk County, Iowa, From the Jacob Conner biography on pages 96 and 97.

Gordon Archie Moses1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 15, 1879, d. 1946
FatherDr. John Henry Moses1,6,7 b. August 15, 1856, d. November 23, 1929
MotherPeredine Hall1,6,7 b. circa September, 1850, d. May 12, 1921
     Gordon Archie Moses was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on July 15, 1879 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,8,6,5 He married Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler, daughter of Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler and Rosa Belle Spangler, on December 5, 1917 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.1,7 Gordon Archie Moses died in 1946.1,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 165, District 54, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 254, District 71, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his uncle Henry Sheppard8
1910Dwelling 138, District 108, Highland Ward, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of M. F. Weaver9
1920Dwelling 46, District 20, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 167, District 1, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 60, District 61-4, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1900Teamster8
1910Railroad bookkeeper9
1920Railroad bookkeeper4
1930Building painter3

Family

Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler b. July 16, 1893, d. May 21, 1971
Marriage*Gordon Archie Moses married Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler, daughter of Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler and Rosa Belle Spangler, on December 5, 1917 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  2. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler1,2

F, b. July 16, 1893, d. May 21, 1971
FatherLeroy Edward "Ed" Spangler1 b. November 4, 1872, d. August 18, 1949
MotherRosa Belle Spangler1 b. 1872, d. 1938
     Her Social Security Number was 230-10-3206.2 Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She was born on July 16, 1893 at Virginia.2,4 She married Gordon Archie Moses, son of Dr. John Henry Moses and Peredine Hall, on December 5, 1917 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.1,5 As of December 5, 1917,her married name was Moses.5 Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler died on May 21, 1971 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 77.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 46, District 20, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 167, District 1, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 60, District 61-4, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Gordon Archie Moses b. July 15, 1879, d. 1946
Marriage*Lola Geneva "Lake" Spangler married Gordon Archie Moses, son of Dr. John Henry Moses and Peredine Hall, on December 5, 1917 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler1,2,3

M, b. November 4, 1872, d. August 18, 1949
FatherCalvin Evans "Dock" Spangler4,3 b. December 7, 1849, d. July 27, 1921
MotherNancy E. "Nannie" Williams4,3 b. November 2, 1852, d. September 3, 1920
     Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler was buried at West View Cemetery, Blacksburg, Virginia. He was born on November 4, 1872 at Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He married Rosa Belle Spangler, daughter of Samuel Spangler and Adaline Sowers, on October 6, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler died on August 18, 1949 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 76.2

Family

Rosa Belle Spangler b. 1872, d. 1938
Marriage*He married Rosa Belle Spangler, daughter of Samuel Spangler and Adaline Sowers, on October 6, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Calvin Evans Spangler obituary in the Aug 4, 1921 edition.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Rosa Belle Spangler1,2,3

F, b. 1872, d. 1938
FatherSamuel Spangler4,1,3 b. 1836, d. May 2, 1901
MotherAdaline Sowers4,1,3 b. March 27, 1838, d. 1909
     Rosa Belle Spangler was born in 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,1 She married Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler, son of Calvin Evans "Dock" Spangler and Nancy E. "Nannie" Williams, on October 6, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Rosa Belle Spangler died in 1938.2

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler b. November 4, 1872, d. August 18, 1949
Marriage*Rosa Belle Spangler married Leroy Edward "Ed" Spangler, son of Calvin Evans "Dock" Spangler and Nancy E. "Nannie" Williams, on October 6, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.