Laura Lee Craft1,2,3

F, b. December 19, 1867, d. March 14, 1947
FatherJohn Spencer Craft1,4,5,2 b. March 8, 1825, d. October 11, 1903
MotherSarah "Sally" Elmore1,4,5,2 b. August 17, 1828, d. June 25, 1902
     Laura Lee Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.6 She was born on December 19, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.4 She married Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore, son of Clifton Walker Elmore and Mary Ann Elizabeth Elmore, on July 1, 1895 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 As of July 1, 1895,her married name was Elmore. Laura Lee Craft died on March 14, 1947 at Virginia at age 79.7,8,6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 15, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 159, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 380, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 34, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 209, District 76, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 363, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia12

Family

Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore b. January 17, 1875, d. November 18, 1954
Marriage*Laura Lee Craft married Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore, son of Clifton Walker Elmore and Mary Ann Elizabeth Elmore, on July 1, 1895 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.
  8. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  14. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.

Newell King Bryant1,2

M, b. April 19, 1876, d. January 11, 1958
     Newell King Bryant was buried at Belmont Community Cemetery, Dominion Road, Blacksburg, Virginia.3 He was born on April 19, 1876 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He married Rebecca Ann Eanes, daughter of Charles Scott Eanes and Mary Ellen Poff, on December 26, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Newell King Bryant died on January 11, 1958 at Belmont, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 165, District 101, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 277, District 16, Big Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1920Coal miner5
1930Coal miner6

Family

Rebecca Ann Eanes b. January 21, 1884, d. April 7, 1966
Marriage*Newell King Bryant married Rebecca Ann Eanes, daughter of Charles Scott Eanes and Mary Ellen Poff, on December 26, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
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.
  3. [S577] Margaret Tynan, and Stephen Taylor Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume II.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Georgia Edna Bryant obituary in the Mar 24, 2013 edition.
  8. [S5466] Northern Virginia Daily, From the Beulah Mae Griffith obituary in the Aug 14, 2008 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Dalmus Bryant obituary in the Mar 29, 2012 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S99] Sonny Griffith's Family Tree, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=sonnyg_01&id=I1212

Arra McIva Clower1,2

F, b. December 7, 1893, d. February 23, 1975
FatherJoseph A. Clower1,2 b. August, 1852, d. May 5, 1921
MotherLetitia "Tishie" Hale1,2 b. August 5, 1861, d. December 13, 1917
     Arra McIva Clower was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on December 7, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,1,2 She married Jasper Irvin/Irving Eanes, son of Charles Scott Eanes and Mary Ellen Poff, on November 29, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 As of November 29, 1916,her married name was Eanes. Arra McIva Clower died on February 23, 1975 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.3,4,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 118, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 91, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Jasper Irvin/Irving Eanes b. August 27, 1898, d. January 4, 1972
Marriage*Arra McIva Clower married Jasper Irvin/Irving Eanes, son of Charles Scott Eanes and Mary Ellen Poff, on November 29, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,2 
Children

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. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edna Marie Janney obituary in the Jan 16, 2010 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Nina Victoria Cole1

F, b. September 13, 1912, d. June 12, 2002
FatherJerry Kyle Cole2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
MotherMae Inez Sowers2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
     Nina Victoria Cole was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,10,11 She was born on September 13, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Dorris William Martin, son of Hatcher J. Martin and Cordelia F. "Dillie" Clower, on December 19, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,10,1,12,5 As of December 19, 1934,her married name was Martin. Nina Victoria Cole died on June 12, 2002 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 89.10,1 She CHRISTIANSBURG - Nina Cole Martin, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorris W. Martin, a son, Kenneth Leon Martin, brothers, Archie Cole and Marvin Cole, sisters, Elva Martin, Effie Conner, Hester Hoback and Dorothy Martin. Surviving are: a son, Randel and Janet Martin of Christiansburg; granddaughter, Darlene and Gary Guilliams; grandson, Rodney and Kim Martin, great-grandsons, Sean Bennett, Scott Bennett, Trevor Bennett and Kevin Martin all of Riner; sisters, Carlene Nixon of Salem, sister-in-law, Clarice Cole of Pilot. Funeral service was held Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd with Elder Junior Conner and Reverend Larry Snider officiating. Interment followed in Cole Cemetery. after June 12, 2002.10

Census Records

1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 186, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 75, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family

Dorris William Martin b. August 20, 1907, d. April 23, 1976
Marriage*Nina Victoria Cole married Dorris William Martin, son of Hatcher J. Martin and Cordelia F. "Dillie" Clower, on December 19, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,10,1,12,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S275] Nancy Bishop (e-mail address), Bishop and Martin Families in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jan 14, 2003.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  9. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From an undated Nina Cole Martin obituary.
  11. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorris William Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Leon Martin obituary in the Jul 4, 1992 edition.

Dorris William Martin1

M, b. August 20, 1907, d. April 23, 1976
FatherHatcher J. Martin2,3 b. October 26, 1872, d. 1946
MotherCordelia F. "Dillie" Clower3 b. August, 1876, d. 1963
     Dorris William Martin was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,1 His Social Security Number was 225-01-7486.2 He was born on August 20, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 He married Nina Victoria Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on December 19, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3,1,8 Dorris William Martin died on April 23, 1976 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 68.3,1 He FLOYD - Dorris William Martin, age 68, of Check, died in a Blacksburg hospital Friday. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nina Cole Martin, Check; two sons, Kenneth Leon Martin, Check; Randel Elwood Martin, Christiansburg; 2 grandchildren. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, with Elder Roy Agee and Rev. Archie Naff officiating. Internment in Cole cemetery. on April 29, 1976.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 75, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1934Farmer6
1940Farmer9

Family

Nina Victoria Cole b. September 13, 1912, d. June 12, 2002
Marriage*Dorris William Martin married Nina Victoria Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on December 19, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3,1,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorris William Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S275] Nancy Bishop (e-mail address), Bishop and Martin Families in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Jan 14, 2003.
  4. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From an undated Nina Cole Martin obituary.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Kenneth Leon Martin1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 23, 1937, d. July 3, 1992
FatherDorris William Martin3,5,6 b. August 20, 1907, d. April 23, 1976
MotherNina Victoria Cole2,3,5,6 b. September 13, 1912, d. June 12, 2002
     His Social Security Number was 225-48-7934.7 Kenneth Leon Martin was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on August 23, 1937 at Virginia.7,1,4 He married Treva Mae Wheeling on November 6, 1961 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 Kenneth Leon Martin and Treva Mae Wheeling were divorced on March 1, 1973 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Kenneth Leon Martin died on July 3, 1992 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 54.7,2 He Kenneth Leon Martin, age 54, died Friday in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are his mother, Nina Cole Martin; one brother and sister-in-law, Randel E. and Janet Martin, all of Christiansburg; one niece, Patricia Bennett, Blacksburg; one nephew, Rodney Martin, Christiansburg; three great-nephews, John Sean Bennett, Scott Bennett, Trebor Bennett. Graveside service will be Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at the Cole Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home. on July 4, 1992.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 75, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Treva Mae Wheeling b. October 7, 1937, d. January 25, 2010
Marriage*Kenneth Leon Martin married Treva Mae Wheeling on November 6, 1961 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 
Divorce* Kenneth Leon Martin and Treva Mae Wheeling were divorced on March 1, 1973 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 
Child
  • Larry Oakley Martin9

Citations

  1. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Leon Martin obituary in the Jul 4, 1992 edition.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From an undated Nina Cole Martin obituary.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorris William Martin obituary in an undated 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. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Treva Mae Wheeling Martin obituary in the Jan 26, 2010 edition.

Marvin Lee Cole1,2

M, b. June 25, 1916, d. March 11, 1978
FatherJerry Kyle Cole3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
MotherMae Inez Sowers3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
     Marvin Lee Cole was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Cpl US Army WWII."1,2 He FLOYD - Marvin Lee Cole, age 61, of Pilot, died in a Montgomery hospital Saturday morning. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Clarice Peters Cole, Pilot; one daughter, Mrs. Dyrene C. Keith, Blacksburg; one son, George Kyle Cole, Pilot; six sisters, Mrs. Elva Martin, Mrs. Dorothy Martin, Mrs. Effie Conner, all of Roanoke; Mrs. Hester Hoback, Daleville; Mrs. Nina Martin, Check; Mrs. Carlene Nixon, Floyd; one brother, Archie F. Cole, Check; one grandson, Darren Keith, Blacksburg; Funeral services will be Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Wood Funeral Home with Elder Roy Agee officiating. Internment in Cole Family Cemetery.2 He married Clarice Peters, daughter of George Jackson Peters and Allie Lucy Janney.2,11 Marvin Lee Cole was born on June 25, 1916 at Virginia.1 He died on March 11, 1978 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 61.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 186, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 166, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1940Farm helper10

Family

Clarice Peters b. August 12, 1922, d. November 23, 2014
Marriage*Marvin Lee Cole married Clarice Peters, daughter of George Jackson Peters and Allie Lucy Janney.2,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Marvin Lee Cole obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Kyle Cole obituary in the Apr 2, 2007 edition.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clarice Peters Cole obituary in the Nov 25, 2014 edition.

Dorothy O. Cole1,2

F, b. August 21, 1910, d. December 7, 2001
FatherJerry Kyle Cole3,4,1,5,6 b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
MotherMae Inez Sowers3,4,1,5,6 b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
     Dorothy O. Cole was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 She married Howard Lawrence Martin, son of William Austin Martin and Eliza L. Weaver.7,3,8,1 Her married name was Martin. Dorothy O. Cole was born on August 21, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 She died on December 7, 2001 at age 91.3 She MARTIN, Dorothy Cole, 91, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, December 7, 2001. She was born August 21, 1910, to J. Kyle and Mae Sowers Cole of Floyd County. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Howard L. Martin, sisters, Elva C. Martin, Hester C. Hoback and Effie C. Conner, brothers, Archie F. and Marvin L. Cole. She is survived by her daughters, Jean M. Saunders and Carolyn M. McCorkindale, both of Roanoke; grandchildren, John Howard Saunders of Roanoke, Jane S. Miller of Montvale, Mary Catherine M. O'Leyar of Fairport, N.Y., Matthew Martin McCorkindale of Norfolk; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carlene C. Nixon of Salem and Nina C. Martin of Christiansburg. She was raised in Floyd County, and she and Howard maintained homes in Roanoke and Floyd County. She was a longtime member of the First Church of the Brethren. Those preferring to make memorials, please consider the First Church of the Brethren, 2001 Carroll Avenue, Roanoke, Va. 24017 or the 2 N D Street Elder Care, 1322 2 N D Street, SW, Roanoke, Va. 24016. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel Monday, December 10, 2001, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. David Miller officiating. Interment will follow at the Huffville Cemetery in Floyd County. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. on December 8, 2001.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 91, District 24, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother-in-law Noah E. Martin2

Occupation

1930Rayon mill reeler2

Family

Howard Lawrence Martin b. September 16, 1907, d. March 20, 1999
Marriage*Dorothy O. Cole married Howard Lawrence Martin, son of William Austin Martin and Eliza L. Weaver.7,3,8,1 
Children
  • Glenna Jean Martin3,8
  • Carolyn Jo Martin3,8

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Lawrence Martin obituary in the Mar 23, 1999 edition.

Arthur Franklin "Frank" Hoback1,2

M, b. December 7, 1902, d. December 12, 1983
FatherJacob Shevern "Jake" Hoback3 b. November 6, 1875, d. April 20, 1961
MotherJulie Ann Bower3 b. April 5, 1878, d. June 26, 1944
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-6175.3 Arthur Franklin "Frank" Hoback was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on December 7, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Hester Nellie Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on November 27, 1924 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,4 Arthur Franklin "Frank" Hoback died on December 12, 1983 at Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 81.1,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 58, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 242, District 81-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1930Rayon mill spinner5
1940Rayon mill spinner6

Family

Hester Nellie Cole b. November 10, 1903, d. October 25, 1985
Marriage*Arthur Franklin "Frank" Hoback married Hester Nellie Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on November 27, 1924 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harold N. Hoback obituary in the Dec 2, 1994 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Howard Lawrence Martin1,2

M, b. September 16, 1907, d. March 20, 1999
FatherWilliam Austin Martin2,3,4 b. May 25, 1866, d. October 26, 1948
MotherEliza L. Weaver2,3,4 b. June 22, 1870, d. March 2, 1959
     Howard Lawrence Martin married Dorothy O. Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers.1,5,2,6 His Social Security Number was 225-32-2343.7 Howard Lawrence Martin was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on September 16, 1907 at Virginia.7,1,2 He died on March 20, 1999 at Virginia at age 91.7,1,2 He MARTIN, Howard Lawrence, 91, of Roanoke died Saturday, March 20, 1999. He was born September 16, 1907 to Austin C. and Eliza Weaver Martin in Floyd Co. Mr. Martin dedicated his life to helping others . He retired from the Roanoke City Fire Department as a Captain after 36 years. During his fire fighting career, he was injured on several occasions trying to save victims or help his fellow fire fighters. In 1975, Mr. Martin was honored as Good Neighbor of the year. His neighbors and friends in Roanoke and Floyd will remember him for his unselfish acts of kindness. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Cole Martin; his brother, Harley A. Martin of Pilot; and his daughters, Mrs. James P. "Jean" Saunders and Mrs. Carolyn McCorkindale of Roanoke; four grandchildren, John H. Saunders of Roanoke, Jane S. Miller of Montvale, Mary Catherine M. O'Leyar of Fairport, New York and Matthew M. McCorkindale of Roanoke; five great-grand children. The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the First Church of the Brethren at 2001 Carroll Ave., Roanoke, Va. 24017 or the Roanoke Fire and Emergency Medical Services at 541 Luck Ave., Roanoke, Va. 24016. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 1999 with the Rev. David Miller officiating. Interment will follow at the Huffville United Methodist Church Cemetery in Floyd County. The family will receive visitors Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. on March 23, 1999.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 42, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 95, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Dorothy O. Cole b. August 21, 1910, d. December 7, 2001
Marriage*Howard Lawrence Martin married Dorothy O. Cole, daughter of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers.1,5,2,6 
Children
  • Glenna Jean Martin5,2
  • Carolyn Jo Martin5,2

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Lawrence Martin obituary in the Mar 23, 1999 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Virginia M. "Jennie" Craft1,2

F, b. May 7, 1870, d. May 26, 1890
FatherJohn Spencer Craft1,3,2 b. March 8, 1825, d. October 11, 1903
MotherSarah "Sally" Elmore1,3,2 b. August 17, 1828, d. June 25, 1902
     Virginia M. "Jennie" Craft was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.4 She was born on May 7, 1870 at Craig Co., Virginia.5 She died on May 26, 1890 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 20; Died of fever.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 15, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 159, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  5. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."

Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson1,2

F, b. March 10, 1916, d. November 8, 2002
     Her Social Security Number was 223-01-3530.3 Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4000 Pilots Lane, Richmond, Virginia.2 She was born on March 10, 1916 at Farmville, Prince Edward Co., Virginia.3 She married William Everett "Willie" Woodward, son of James Wesley Letcher Woodward and Tempa T. Patra "Tempy" Conner, after 1931.1,2,4 As of after 1931,her married name was Woodward. As of April 5, 1958,her married name was Lautenslager.5 Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson married Edwin John Lautenslager on April 5, 1958 at Henrico Co., Virginia.5 Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson died on November 8, 2002 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 86.2,3 She Nancy Ferguson Woodward, 86, of Lakewood Manor, widow of William Everett Woodward, died Friday, November 8, 2002. She is survived by two daughters, Melinda Sue Woodward and Shirley Morrison and her husband, James O. Morrison; a sister, Helen Sue Carlton; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; two sisters-in-law, Mary Wallace Ferguson and Margaret C. Woodward. Mrs. Woodward was an active member of North Run Baptist Church and worked part-time as a receptionist at Lakewood Manor after retiring from the Virginia Baptist Board. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Road, where services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the music program of North Run Baptist Church. on November 10, 2002.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 360, District 44-3, Brookland, Henrico Co., Virginia6

Family 1

William Everett "Willie" Woodward b. February 2, 1901, d. May 20, 1951
Marriage*Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson married William Everett "Willie" Woodward, son of James Wesley Letcher Woodward and Tempa T. Patra "Tempy" Conner, after 1931.1,2,4 
Children

Family 2

Edwin John Lautenslager b. circa 1908
Marriage*Nancy Elizabeth Ferguson married Edwin John Lautenslager on April 5, 1958 at Henrico Co., Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Nancy Ferguson Woodward obituary in the Nov 10, 2002 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Haden Mills1,2

M, b. December 4, 1864, d. March 22, 1962
FatherHaden H. "Hade" Williams2 b. 1845, d. 1878
MotherMary M. Mills1,2 b. March 7, 1842, d. June 19, 1918
     William Haden Mills was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on December 4, 1864 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge, daughter of James Peter "Pete" Aldridge and Mary Elizabeth Aldridge, on September 3, 1887 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.1,2 William Haden Mills died on March 22, 1962 at age 97.2

Family

Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge b. September 30, 1869, d. November 10, 1952
Marriage*He married Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge, daughter of James Peter "Pete" Aldridge and Mary Elizabeth Aldridge, on September 3, 1887 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pearl Mills DeWeese obituary in the Jun 24, 2001 edition.

Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge1,2

F, b. September 30, 1869, d. November 10, 1952
FatherJames Peter "Pete" Aldridge1,2 b. December 5, 1844, d. April 19, 1931
MotherMary Elizabeth Aldridge1,2 b. circa 1846, d. September 7, 1928
     Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on September 30, 1869 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William Haden Mills, son of Haden H. "Hade" Williams and Mary M. Mills, on September 3, 1887 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.1,2 As of September 3, 1887,her married name was Mills. Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge died on November 10, 1952 at age 83.2

Family

William Haden Mills b. December 4, 1864, d. March 22, 1962
Marriage*She married William Haden Mills, son of Haden H. "Hade" Williams and Mary M. Mills, on September 3, 1887 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pearl Mills DeWeese obituary in the Jun 24, 2001 edition.

Edmund Nelson DeWeese1

M, b. December 29, 1924, d. April 17, 1934
FatherWilliam Curtis DeWeese2,3,1,4,5 b. June 22, 1901, d. May 12, 1967
MotherSally Ann Mills2,3,1,4,5 b. October 31, 1905, d. October 9, 1990
     Edmund Nelson DeWeese was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He was born on December 29, 1924 at Virginia.2,1 He died on April 17, 1934 at Virginia at age 9.2,1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 25, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sallie Mills DeWeese obituary in the Oct 10, 1990 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Calvin DeWeese obituary in the Mar 5, 2011 edition.

Infant Female Craft

F, b. May 1, 1876, d. May 15, 1876
FatherJohn Spencer Craft1,2 b. March 8, 1825, d. October 11, 1903
MotherSarah "Sally" Elmore1,2 b. August 17, 1828, d. June 25, 1902
     Infant Female Craft was born on May 1, 1876 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on May 15, 1876 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.

Robert Stanley "Bob" Sides1,2

M, b. November 9, 1927, d. September 12, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 028-22-4883.3 Robert Stanley "Bob" Sides was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He married Ruby Fern Hall, daughter of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence.4,1 Robert Stanley "Bob" Sides was born on November 9, 1927.3 He died on September 12, 1990 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 62.1,2 He Mr. Robert Stanley Sides, age 62, of Roanoke County, formerly of Martinsville, died at his home Wednesday, September 12, 1990. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ruby Garven Sides; mother, Florence Sides; a brother, William Sides; sister, Florence Heath of Florida; son, Robert S. Sides, Jr. of South Carolina; daughter, Martha Lathrop of New Jersey; three stepdaughters, Donna G. Finney of Blue Ridge; Vicki G. Trest, Roanoke; and Carole G. Willhide of Chico, Calif; also surviving are eleven precious grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at the John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home, Salem. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Salvation Army or a charity of choice. on September 13, 1990.1

Family

Ruby Fern Hall b. June 9, 1918, d. June 18, 2002
Marriage*He married Ruby Fern Hall, daughter of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence.4,1 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert S. Sides obituary in the Sep 13, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Hall Garven Sides obituary in the Jun 20, 2002 edition.

Cora Manda Poff1,2

F, b. February 28, 1887, d. November 25, 1963
FatherWilliam Riley "Billy" Poff1,3,4,5,2,6,7 b. March 8, 1862, d. November 4, 1945
MotherVirginia Ann "Jennie" Carr1,3,4,5,2,6,7 b. October 8, 1861, d. April 30, 1941
     Cora Manda Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,7 She was born on February 28, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Feb 29, 1888.6,7 She married Leander Albon Holland, son of Robert Bruce Holland and Alice Josephine Bird, on October 22, 1944 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 As of October 22, 1944,her married name was Holland. Cora Manda Poff died on November 25, 1963 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 76.8,7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 65, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 18, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 73, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 90, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Leander Albon Holland b. January 9, 1876, d. December 7, 1954
Marriage*Cora Manda Poff married Leander Albon Holland, son of Robert Bruce Holland and Alice Josephine Bird, on October 22, 1944 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [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
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Zella Luella Miller1

F, b. May 10, 1909, d. February 26, 1984
     Zella Luella Miller was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 Her Social Security Number was 509-05-3357.2 She was born on May 10, 1909 at Grant Co., Oklahoma.1,2,3 As of 1929,her married name was Cole.1 She married Hampton Abraham Cole, son of Bailey Cole and Bertie Lee Blackwell, in 1929.1 Zella Luella Miller died on February 26, 1984 at Los Angeles Co., California, at age 74.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 32, District 25, Spring, Harper Co., Kansas4

Family

Hampton Abraham Cole b. December 6, 1901, d. August 25, 1983
Marriage*Zella Luella Miller married Hampton Abraham Cole, son of Bailey Cole and Bertie Lee Blackwell, in 1929.1 
Child
  • Tresa Cheney5

Citations

  1. [S3215] Ms., online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=emchinchey&id=I910
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S801] Tresa Cheney (daughter), "Hampton Cole," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 19, 2002.