Joseph Green Light1,2,3

M, b. September 18, 1858, d. August 5, 1947
FatherJohn Wilson Light2 b. 1828, d. 1863
MotherCatherine Rose2 b. 1836
     Joseph Green Light was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on September 18, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Nancy Elizabeth McNeil, daughter of James Ireson McNeil and Lydia Smith, on January 8, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Joseph Green Light died on August 5, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.1,4,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 211, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of Jacob Conner5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Nancy Elizabeth McNeil b. October 6, 1856, d. January 20, 1950
Marriage*Joseph Green Light married Nancy Elizabeth McNeil, daughter of James Ireson McNeil and Lydia Smith, on January 8, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S309] Wes McDaniel, Light in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Feb 25, 2004.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Nancy Elizabeth McNeil1,2

F, b. October 6, 1856, d. January 20, 1950
FatherJames Ireson McNeil1,2 b. May 31, 1822, d. March 9, 1904
MotherLydia Smith1,2 b. December 25, 1827, d. July 7, 1883
     Nancy Elizabeth McNeil was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on October 6, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She married Joseph Green Light, son of John Wilson Light and Catherine Rose, on January 8, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of January 8, 1885,her married name was Light. Nancy Elizabeth McNeil died on January 20, 1950 at age 93.3,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Joseph Green Light b. September 18, 1858, d. August 5, 1947
Marriage*Nancy Elizabeth McNeil married Joseph Green Light, son of John Wilson Light and Catherine Rose, on January 8, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Virginia Adaline Conner1,2

F, b. September 2, 1844, d. May 6, 1876
FatherCostley Conner3,4,5 b. October 10, 1812, d. May 5, 1873
MotherLydia A. Hall3,4,5 b. 1816, d. April 23, 1887
     Virginia Adaline Conner was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 She was born on September 2, 1844 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,2 She married William Washington Maxey, son of James J. Maxey and Jemimah Semones, on May 16, 1867 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 As of May 16, 1867,her married name was Maxey. Virginia Adaline Conner died on May 6, 1876 at Virginia at age 31.6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1069, District 41, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 276, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 272, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

William Washington Maxey b. December 14, 1844, d. November 7, 1914
Marriage*Virginia Adaline Conner married William Washington Maxey, son of James J. Maxey and Jemimah Semones, on May 16, 1867 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an James Causley Maxey obituary in an undated edition.
  2. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Alton B. Cox1,2,3,4

M, b. June 20, 1932, d. September 11, 2014
     Alton B. Cox was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on June 20, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He married Thelma Faye Price, daughter of Herman Joseph Edmund Price and Nellie Ruth Muncy, on May 29, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Alton B. Cox and Thelma Faye Price were divorced on January 27, 1982 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 Alton B. Cox married Sylvia Virginia Aldridge, daughter of William J. Clarence Aldridge and Ida Mainie Gearheart, on November 19, 1991 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 Alton B. Cox died on September 11, 2014 at Virginia at age 82.2 He Alton B. Cox, 82, of Elliston, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 11, 2014.He was a Floyd County native moving from Montgomery County until he resided his final months at Skyline Nursing Home.He was predeceased by his wife, Blanch M. Cox, just 8 months ago. Alton is survived by his step- daughter, Arvenia "Beanie" Howard and her husband Marvin; his sister Joyce Quesenberry and her husband Billy; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends. Friends are welcome to call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Oakey's South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke. A Graveside Service celebrating Alton's life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, September 15, 2014at Rest Vale Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA. on September 13, 2014.2

Family 1

Thelma Faye Price
Marriage*He married Thelma Faye Price, daughter of Herman Joseph Edmund Price and Nellie Ruth Muncy, on May 29, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Alton B. Cox and Thelma Faye Price were divorced on January 27, 1982 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 

Family 2

Sylvia Virginia Aldridge b. June 24, 1925, d. April 22, 1994
Marriage*Alton B. Cox married Sylvia Virginia Aldridge, daughter of William J. Clarence Aldridge and Ida Mainie Gearheart, on November 19, 1991 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sylvia A. King Cox obituary in the Apr 23, 1994 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alton B. Cox obituary in the Sep 13, 2014 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Laura Isabel Wilson1,2

F, b. May 12, 1879, d. August 25, 1947
FatherIsaac D. Wilson2 b. 1850, d. October 22, 1897
MotherRebecca F. Brown2 b. December 13, 1845, d. June 2, 1925
     Laura Isabel Wilson was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 12, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Jeremiah Lee "Jerry" Hale, son of Francis Marion Hale Jr. and Letitia Martin, on November 12, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of November 12, 1914,her married name was Hale. Laura Isabel Wilson died on August 25, 1947 at age 68.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 155, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Family

Jeremiah Lee "Jerry" Hale b. September 27, 1847, d. July 21, 1921
Marriage*Laura Isabel Wilson married Jeremiah Lee "Jerry" Hale, son of Francis Marion Hale Jr. and Letitia Martin, on November 12, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Frank Wilson Hale Jr.1,2,3

M, b. November 7, 1935, d. August 8, 1993
FatherFrank Wilson Hale Sr.4,2,5,3,6,7 b. May 13, 1916, d. June 26, 1991
MotherElsie May Aldridge4,2,1,3,6,7 b. October 4, 1916, d. October 26, 2003
     Frank Wilson Hale Jr. was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on November 7, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Lillie Belle "Linda" Howard on October 3, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Frank Wilson Hale Jr. died on August 8, 1993 at Virginia at age 57.1 He HALE, Frank Wilson Jr., 57, of Roanoke, died Sunday, August 8, 1993. Surviving are his wife, Lillie B. Hale; three sons, Junior R. (Buddy) Hale, Ricky L. Hale, and Randy N. Hale, all of Roanoke; two grandchildren, April M. Hale and Adam R. Hale; his mother, Elsie Mae Aldridge Hale, Roanoke; four brothers, Jerry L. Hale, Gary L. Hale, and Eugene E. Hale, all of Roanoke, Harry P. Hale, Eagle Rock; three sisters, Shirley R. Bowles, Roanoke, Shelby A. Jordan, Fincastle, Linda F. Mitchell, Roanoke. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with the Rev Carter L. Sloan officiating. Friends may call at Lotz Roanoke Chapel 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. on August 10, 1993.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 155, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Family

Lillie Belle "Linda" Howard
Marriage*Frank Wilson Hale Jr. married Lillie Belle "Linda" Howard on October 3, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Junior Ray "Buddy" Hale1
  • Ricky L. Hale1
  • Randy N. Hale1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wilson Hale, Jr., obituary in the Aug 10, 1993 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elsie Aldridge Hale obituary in the Oct 27, 2003 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wilson Hale, Sr., obituary in the Jun 28, 1991 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Loran Hale obituary in the Apr 7, 1992 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ferdinand M. Yates1,2

M, b. 1845
FatherJohn Yeardley Yates1,3,4 b. January 1, 1807, d. February 16, 1882
MotherElizabeth Feline Lipford1,3,4 b. December 1, 1814, d. March 24, 1908
     Ferdinand M. Yates was born in 1845 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 463, Northern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 492, South District, Patrick Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth F. Yates obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

William Wayne "Billy" Hale1

M, b. November 19, 1946, d. January, 1984
FatherFrank Wilson Hale Sr.2,3,4,1 b. May 13, 1916, d. June 26, 1991
MotherElsie May Aldridge2,3,4,1 b. October 4, 1916, d. October 26, 2003
     William Wayne "Billy" Hale was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia. He was born on November 19, 1946. He died in January, 1984 at age 37.

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elsie Aldridge Hale obituary in the Oct 27, 2003 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Loran Hale obituary in the Apr 7, 1992 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wilson Hale, Sr., obituary in the Jun 28, 1991 edition.

Sarah Lynn Hale1

F, b. November 15, 1947, d. May 10, 1965
FatherFrank Wilson Hale Sr.2,1,3,4 b. May 13, 1916, d. June 26, 1991
MotherElsie May Aldridge2,1,3,4 b. October 4, 1916, d. October 26, 2003
     Sarah Lynn Hale was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on November 15, 1947.5 She died on May 10, 1965 at age 17.5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Loran Hale obituary in the Apr 7, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elsie Aldridge Hale obituary in the Oct 27, 2003 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wilson Hale, Sr., obituary in the Jun 28, 1991 edition.
  4. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Richard Loran Hale1

M, b. May 25, 1949, d. April 5, 1992
FatherFrank Wilson Hale Sr.2,1,3,4,5 b. May 13, 1916, d. June 26, 1991
MotherElsie May Aldridge2,3,4,5 b. October 4, 1916, d. October 26, 2003
     Richard Loran Hale was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on May 25, 1949. He married Janet Flowers on November 25, 1967.1 Richard Loran Hale died on April 5, 1992 at age 42.1 He Richard Loran Hale, age 42, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, April 5, 1992. He was an employee of Schwerman, Inc. Mr. Hale was predeceased by a son, Richard L. Hale, Jr; his father, Frank W. Hale; a sister, Sarah Lynn Hale and a brother, William Hale. Surviving are his wife, Janet Flowers Hale; his mother, Elsie Aldridge Hale, Roanoke; a stepdaughter and husband, Janice and Tommy Driscoll, Roanoke; five brothers, Harry Hale, Eagle Rock; Jerry Lee Hale, Eugene Edward Hale, Frank W. Hale, Jr; and Gary Loran Hale, all of Roanoke; three sisters, Shelby Ann Jordan, Daleville; Shirley Bowles and Linda Mitchell, both of Roanoke; two grandchildren, Crystal Nicole Driscoll and Richard Hale Parrish. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 8, 1992 from the Lotz Vinton Chapel. The Rev. G. Wilson Gunn, Jr. will officiate. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Lotz Vinton Chapel. on April 7, 1992.1

Family

Janet Flowers
Marriage*He married Janet Flowers on November 25, 1967.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Loran Hale obituary in the Apr 7, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elsie Aldridge Hale obituary in the Oct 27, 2003 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wilson Hale, Sr., obituary in the Jun 28, 1991 edition.
  4. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Loran Hale, Jr., obituary in the Mar 22, 1991 edition.