Shirley Jean Collier1

F, b. August 24, 1936, d. July 25, 1978
FatherJames Collier1
MotherPauline Vida DeWeese1 b. April 23, 1918, d. October 13, 1995
     Shirley Jean Collier was born on August 24, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on July 25, 1978 at age 41.1

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore1,2,3,4

M, b. January 17, 1875, d. November 18, 1954
FatherClifton Walker Elmore5,1,6,3 b. April 11, 1845, d. April 21, 1940
MotherMary Ann Elizabeth Elmore5,1,3 b. April 28, 1843, d. August 7, 1925
     Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.4,7 He was born on January 17, 1875 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Laura Lee Craft, daughter of John Spencer Craft and Sarah "Sally" Elmore, on July 1, 1895 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore died on November 18, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 79.8,4,7

Census Records

1880Dwelling 136, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
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

Occupation

1900Assistant postmaster9
1910House painter10
1920Freight depot clerk11

Family

Laura Lee Craft b. December 19, 1867, d. March 14, 1947
Marriage*Ott Jackson "Ottie" Elmore married Laura Lee Craft, daughter of John Spencer Craft and Sarah "Sally" Elmore, on July 1, 1895 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S2095] New Castle Record, From the Mary E. Elmore obituary in the Aug 15, 1925 edition.
  4. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clifton Walker Elmore obituary in the Aug 22, 1940 edition.
  7. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  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.

Annie Muriel DeWitt1,2,3,4,5

F, b. June 10, 1904, d. December 6, 1998
FatherSamuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt2,3,4,5 b. October 8, 1875, d. August 13, 1958
MotherMaggie Florence Vest2,3,4,5 b. July 2, 1876, d. February 22, 1975
     Annie Muriel DeWitt 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.1,6,2 Her Social Security Number was 229-60-7315.7 She was born on June 10, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2,6,4,5 She married Valentine Thrash Strickler, son of Samuel Homer Strickler and Harriett Elizabeth Conner, on March 11, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1,2,6,5,9 As of March 11, 1947,her married name was Strickler. As of October 30, 1962,her married name was Murray.10 Annie Muriel DeWitt married Charles Lafayette Murray on October 30, 1962 at Bluefield, Tazewell Co., Virginia.10 Annie Muriel DeWitt died on December 6, 1998 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 94.7,2 She MURRAY, Muriel Dewitt Strickler, 94, of Check passed away Sunday, December 6, 1998 at the Lewis Gale Medical Center. Born June 10, 1904 she was the daughter of the late Samuel Zachariah and Maggie Vest DeWitt. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by both her husbands, V.T. Strickler and Charles L. Murray, five brothers and two sisters. She is survived by two sisters, Daisy D. Thomas of Floyd and Kate P. DeWitt of Copper Hill. Several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews. She had lived in Tazewell County for about forty years before retiring to Floyd County in 1982 and had just recently become a resident of Skyline Manor Nursing Home in Floyd. A graveside service will be conducted by Rev. Lester Kennedy at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 1998, at the Stonewall Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad, Floyd County Fire Department both of Floyd, Va. 24091, or to a charity of your choice. on December 8, 1998.2

Family 1

Valentine Thrash Strickler b. July 13, 1883, d. December 18, 1958
Marriage*She married Valentine Thrash Strickler, son of Samuel Homer Strickler and Harriett Elizabeth Conner, on March 11, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1,2,6,5,9 

Family 2

Charles Lafayette Murray
Marriage*Annie Muriel DeWitt married Charles Lafayette Murray on October 30, 1962 at Bluefield, Tazewell Co., Virginia.10 

Citations

  1. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel DeWitt Strickler Murry obitutary in the Dec 8, 1998 edition.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Maggie Vest DeWitt obituary in the Feb 27, 1975 edition.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, from the Valentine Thrash Strickler death certificate.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt1,2,3,4

M, b. October 8, 1875, d. August 13, 1958
FatherThomas Keen DeWitt5 b. December 31, 1846, d. January 31, 1940
MotherSarah Rosabelle Strickler5 b. June 20, 1847, d. July 8, 1924
     Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt 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 October 8, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,4 He married Maggie Florence Vest, daughter of Charles David Vest and Margaret Ellen Hoback, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,6,2,3 Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt died on August 13, 1958 at age 82.1,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Maggie Florence Vest b. July 2, 1876, d. February 22, 1975
Marriage*Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt married Maggie Florence Vest, daughter of Charles David Vest and Margaret Ellen Hoback, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,6,2,3 
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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Maggie Vest DeWitt obituary in the Feb 27, 1975 edition.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel DeWitt Strickler Murry obitutary in the Dec 8, 1998 edition.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Maggie Florence Vest1,2

F, b. July 2, 1876, d. February 22, 1975
FatherCharles David Vest1,2 b. April 1, 1838, d. March 2, 1878
MotherMargaret Ellen Hoback1,2 b. June 3, 1847, d. June 24, 1942
     Maggie Florence Vest 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.3,4,5 She was born on July 2, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,1,2 She married Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt, son of Thomas Keen DeWitt and Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4,5,2 As of December 21, 1899,her married name was DeWitt. Maggie Florence Vest died on February 22, 1975 at Virginia at age 98.3,4,5 She Mrs. Maggie Vest DeWitt age 98, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 1975. She was the widow of S. Zack DeWitt. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Muriel Murray, North Tazwell; Mrs Fannie Hall, Stanton; Mrs Daisy Thomas, Floyd; Miss Kate Dewitt, Copper Hill; Mrs. Virvinia Dare Wyrick, Pocahontas; three sons, Charles K. DeWitt and Roscoe W. DeWitt, both of Copper Hill; Lewis C. Dewitt, Stanton; also 10 grandchildren and 12 great grand children. Funeral services were Monday Feb. 24, 1975 at 3 pm at Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Wimmer and The Rev. Archie Naff officiating with interment in the Stonewall Church Cemetery. on February 27, 1975.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt b. October 8, 1875, d. August 13, 1958
Marriage*Maggie Florence Vest married Samuel Zachariah "S. Z." DeWitt, son of Thomas Keen DeWitt and Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4,5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Maggie Vest DeWitt obituary in the Feb 27, 1975 edition.
  5. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel DeWitt Strickler Murry obitutary in the Dec 8, 1998 edition.
  8. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Pauline Audrey Akers1,2

F, b. February 20, 1902, d. July 21, 1940
FatherJefferson Davis "Jeff" Akers1,3,4,5 b. March 13, 1862, d. August 13, 1937
MotherDella May/Mae Cannaday1,3,4,5 b. April 1, 1872, d. November 5, 1944
     Pauline Audrey Akers 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.1,2,6 She was born on February 20, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Wallace Carroll King, son of Peter Morris King and Sarah Cynthia Vest, on June 1, 1922 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,6,3 As of June 1, 1922,her married name was King. Pauline Audrey Akers died on July 21, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 38.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 66, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 17, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 1, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 135, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Wallace Carroll King b. June 23, 1900, d. July 9, 1991
Marriage*Pauline Audrey Akers married Wallace Carroll King, son of Peter Morris King and Sarah Cynthia Vest, on June 1, 1922 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wallace Carroll King obituary in the Jul 10, 1991 edition.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Audrey Mae King Brown obituary in the Mar 5, 2015 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Gwinn King Radford Angle obituary in the May 14, 2021 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Ann King Peters obituary in the Jan 10, 2009 edition.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Cassie Ann Walton1,2,3

F, b. November 19, 1901, d. August 17, 1964
FatherLewis Napolean Walton1,4,5,3 b. January 16, 1870, d. December 30, 1937
MotherMelvina Elizabeth Poff1,4,5,3 b. August 24, 1868, d. December 20, 1937
     Cassie Ann Walton was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She was born on November 19, 1901 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Lewis Arthur Austin Sr., son of William Thomas "Bill" Austin and Lucy Olivia Byrd, on November 20, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,3 As of November 20, 1932,her married name was Austin. Cassie Ann Walton died on August 17, 1964 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 62.1,2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 142, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 202, District 45, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 94, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother Alfred7

Occupation

1920Overall factory garment worker5

Family

Lewis Arthur Austin Sr. b. June 6, 1896, d. February 17, 1966
Marriage*Cassie Ann Walton married Lewis Arthur Austin Sr., son of William Thomas "Bill" Austin and Lucy Olivia Byrd, on November 20, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S968] Robert A. Austin, "Robert Austin Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 18, 2002.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lewis Arthur Austin Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 6, 1896, d. February 17, 1966
FatherWilliam Thomas "Bill" Austin3,5 b. April 24, 1858, d. October 31, 1938
MotherLucy Olivia Byrd3,5 b. November 28, 1855, d. June 9, 1939
     Lewis Arthur Austin Sr. was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on June 6, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 He married Cassie Ann Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on November 20, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 Lewis Arthur Austin Sr. died on February 17, 1966 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 69.1,5

Family

Cassie Ann Walton b. November 19, 1901, d. August 17, 1964
Marriage*He married Cassie Ann Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on November 20, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  3. [S968] Robert A. Austin, "Robert Austin Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 18, 2002.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ruth Mary Walton1

F, b. April 14, 1896, d. July 6, 1983
FatherLewis Napolean Walton1,2,3,4,5 b. January 16, 1870, d. December 30, 1937
MotherMelvina Elizabeth Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. August 24, 1868, d. December 20, 1937
     Ruth Mary Walton was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 Her Social Security Number was 577-07-6226.6 She was born on April 14, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,5 As of May 27, 1939,her married name was Tubman.7 She married Dr. James Richard Tubman on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,5,7 Ruth Mary Walton died on July 6, 1983 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 87.1,8,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 99, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 142, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 202, District 45, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 7, District 1-392, Washington, D.C.9

Occupation

1920Office stenographer4

Family

Dr. James Richard Tubman b. March 31, 1867, d. February 17, 1947
Marriage*Ruth Mary Walton married Dr. James Richard Tubman on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,5,7 

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Dr. James Richard Tubman1,2,3,4

M, b. March 31, 1867, d. February 17, 1947
     Dr. James Richard Tubman was buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C..4 He was born on March 31, 1867 at Alexandria Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Ruth Mary Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6 Dr. James Richard Tubman died on February 17, 1947 at age 79.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 7, District 1-392, Washington, D.C.2

Occupation

1940Physician2

Family

Ruth Mary Walton b. April 14, 1896, d. July 6, 1983
Marriage*Dr. James Richard Tubman married Ruth Mary Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4320] 1865-1896 Bureau of Vital Statistics - Birth Register for Alexandria County, Alexandria County, Virginia Births, 1865-96.
  4. [S4321] Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C., online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lizzie Lou Brizendine1,2

F, b. October 20, 1899, d. February 3, 1972
FatherOttie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine3,2,4,5 b. May 4, 1875, d. January 13, 1948
MotherMary Susan Craft3,2,4 b. June 20, 1882, d. February 18, 1931
     Lizzie Lou Brizendine was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6 She was born on October 20, 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Oney Raymond Brizendine, son of Lee A. "Andy" Brizendine and Sallie M. "May" Welch, on April 28, 1920 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,5 Lizzie Lou Brizendine died on February 3, 1972 at age 72.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 53, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 35, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 243, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 351, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Oney Raymond Brizendine b. September 3, 1898, d. August 16, 1979
Marriage*Lizzie Lou Brizendine married Oney Raymond Brizendine, son of Lee A. "Andy" Brizendine and Sallie M. "May" Welch, on April 28, 1920 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Jean Brizendine Helems obituary.
  9. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Bertha Alice Board1

F, b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
FatherDavid Hill Board1,2,3 b. May 4, 1874, d. November 28, 1960
MotherLucy M. Vest1,2,3 b. February 5, 1874, d. April 12, 1940
     Her Social Security Number was 226-92-8557.4 Bertha Alice Board was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on July 22, 1895 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,2 She married Albert Taw Perdue, son of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,1,3,6 As of February 11, 1915,her married name was Perdue. Bertha Alice Board died on August 29, 2001 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 106.3,4 She ROANOKE - Bertha A. Board Perdue was welcomed into her eternal home on August 29, 2001 at the age of 106. Born in Check on July 22, 1895, she was the oldest and last surviving of eight children born to David H. and Lucy (Vest) Board. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years, Albert Taw and two sons, Alvin V. Perdue and Ernest C. Perdue. She is survived by: one daughter, Louise P. Ragland of Richmond; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ellis E. and Helen Perdue of Roanoke, Carl L. and Mavis Perdue of Sandston; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren. In addition, a very devoted and caring friend, Shirley Brookman. A devoted Christian, she was a member of Ninth Street Church of the Brethren for more than 70 years. Funeral service was conducted at 11:00 a.m., September 1, 2001 at Ninth Street Church of the Brethren with Reverend Patrick Starkey and Mr. Leslie "Deke" Viar officiating. Special music was provided by Mrs. Katherine Basham. Internment was in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Ninth Street Church of the Brethren, 1103 Ninth Street, Roanoke, VA 24013. on September 6, 2001.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia9

Family

Albert Taw Perdue b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
Marriage*Bertha Alice Board married Albert Taw Perdue, son of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the 104th birthday announcement for Bertha Alice Board Perdue in an undated edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia I. Perdue obituary in the Jul 22, 1996 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  13. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellis Edward Perdue obituary in the Jul 5, 2007 edition.

Alvis Vernon Perdue1

M, b. January 16, 1916, d. March 28, 1992
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue2,3,4,5,6 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board2,1,7,3,4,5,6 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 230-09-8977.8 Alvis Vernon Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He married Frances Anderson.9 Alvis Vernon Perdue married Unknown Davidson.9 Alvis Vernon Perdue married Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown.1,7 Alvis Vernon Perdue was born on January 16, 1916 at Virginia.8 He died on March 28, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 76.8,1 He Alvis Vernon Perdue, age 76 of Roanoke, died Saturday in a Salem hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Imogene Perdue; two sons and three daughters; his mother, Bertha A. Perdue of Roanoke; two brothers, Ellis E. Perdue of Roanoke; Louis C. Perdue of Richmond; one sister, Mrs. Louise P. Ragland of Richmond; six grandchildren. Graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Gene M. Hagenberger, Jr. officiating. on March 30, 1992.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia10

Occupation

1940Salesman10

Family 1

Unknown Davidson
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Unknown Davidson.9 
Children
  • Patricia "Patty" Perdue9,7,11
  • Deborah "Debbie" Perdue9,7,11
  • Alfred D. Perdue9,7,11

Family 2

Frances Anderson
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Frances Anderson.9 
Child
  • Frederick V. "Freddie" Perdue9,7,11

Family 3

Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown b. September 3, 1927, d. July 20, 1996
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown.1,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia I. Perdue obituary in the Jul 22, 1996 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sandra Joyce Staley Ferguson obituary in the Dec 10, 2013 edition.

Ernest Clifton Perdue1

M, b. September 27, 1921, d. June 10, 1990
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue2,3,4,5 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board2,1,3,4,5 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 231-14-7861.6 Ernest Clifton Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He married Dorothy Zimmerman.7 Ernest Clifton Perdue was born on September 27, 1921 at Virginia.6 He died on June 10, 1990 at Virginia at age 68.6,1 He Ernest Clifton Perdue, age 68, of Roanoke passed away Sunday, June 10, 1990. Mr. Perdue was a Veteran of World War II, having served as a Sergeant in the U. S. Air Force. He retired from Grand Piano Furniture Company. He also was a member of Woodmen of the World. Surviving are four daughters and two sons-in-law, Jean E. Tomlinson; Linda M. and Floyd B. Stanley, of Roanoke; Karen L. and F. Joseph Copenhaver, Jr., of Marion and Wanda G. Elkins, Roanoke, his mother, Bertha A. Perdue, Roanoke; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvis V. and Jean Perdue, Ellis E. and Helen K. Perdue, all of Salem; Carl L. and Mavis Perdue, Sandston; one sister, Louise P. Ragland, Richmond; also, twenty grand and great-grandchildren and a host of friends and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted from Lotz, Roanoke Chapel, 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 1990 with Rev. Gene M. Hagenberger, Jr. and Rev. Graham Sowers, officiating. Interment in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at Lotz, Roanoke Chapel 12:00 noon thru 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. on June 12, 1990.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia5

Family

Dorothy Zimmerman
Marriage*Ernest Clifton Perdue married Dorothy Zimmerman.7 
Children
  • Karen L. Perdue1,7
  • Wanda G. Perdue1,7
  • Jean E. Perdue1
  • Linda M. Perdue1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

Ellis Edward Perdue1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 4, 1918, d. July 3, 2007
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue1,2,3,6,4,5,7,8 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board1,2,3,6,4,5,7,8 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     Ellis Edward Perdue was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He married Helen Smith/Kerr.3,5 Ellis Edward Perdue married Martha Beasley.3 Ellis Edward Perdue married Ruth Bales.3 Ellis Edward Perdue was born on July 4, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,5 He died on July 3, 2007 at Virginia at age 88.5 He Ellis Edward Perdue, 88 of Roanoke beloved husband of Helen Kerr Perdue, who has lovingly cared for him for many years during a long illness, passed away Tuesday July 3, 2007. He was a loving and caring husband and daddy who is leaving in his own words, "the most wonderful wife in the world". He is also survived by his precious daughters, Robin Perdue Huntley Haas of Roanoke, Brenda Joyce Carter Ferguson and her husband Gene of Chester Gap, Va; and one son Johnny Carter of Florida. He will miss his sweetheart and precious granddaughter, Alison Huntley, daughter of Robin and several other beautiful grand and great grandchildren from Brenda and Johnny. He also leaves a step daughter, Constance L. Smith, daughter of Helen who resides in California and a stepson, James Edwin Smith, son of Helen and his wife Henedine of Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Perdue has a brother, Carl Perdue of Richmond; sister, Louise Ragland, also of Richmond and numerous nephews and nieces. Mr. Perdue was admired by his friends and especially his family for his determination to fight a disease which gave him excruciating pain every day. His attitude taught us that tomorrow is another day and that we should never give up hope. A gentle, kind, sweet man, Ellis was born July 4, 1918 in Roanoke to Taw (deceased) and Bertha Perdue (deceased). He always said that "everyone celebrated his birthday". He was educated in Jefferson Senior High School leaving in the year 1936. He worked for Mick or Mack groceries for several years then began a distinguished and successful career with Woodmen of the World (WOW) Life Insurance Society. During his years with WOW, he was one of the top salesmen in Virginia and for numerous years, one of the top salesmen in the country. He received many honors and awards with the company and retired in July of 1985. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the 127 Division, in Counter Intelligence (America Division) under Gen. Douglas McArthur and severely injured when making the assault on Leyte Bay, Philippines earning the Purple Hearth, The Meritorious Wreath Award and Combat Infantry Medal with Three Stars, also he won the Philippine Service Ribbon with Bronze Service Star and World War II Victory Medal. Ellis was a member of several Fraternal Organizations to include, a 32 Degree Mason, member of Lakeland Lodge # 190 AF&AM, Roanoke: Scottish Rite Bodies, Kazim Temple, Roanoke, serving with the "Chanters" and a member of Carrie Lee Chapter, # 108 serving as Worthy Patron three times. He was a member of AARP, American Legion, Jefferson High School Retiree's Club, Harmonica Club, Past Airplane Club as a pilot and numerous dance clubs such as 300 Club Secretary Cotillion. He and Helen have had so many wonderful friends at Christ Lutheran Church, Roanoke where he became a member in 1961: in the Masonic Order, and all organizations they have been a part of, friends he will miss so very much. He wants to thank everyone for their love, kindness and friendship during his life and their support during his illness. He will be missed by many and will be carried with extreme love and gratitude for all he gave, in the hearts of his family forever. Funeral services will be at Christ Lutheran Church 2 p.m. Saturday July 7, 2007 with Pastor David Skole officiating. Interment with Masonic Services by Lakeland Lodge # 190 AF&AM will be in Evergreen Burial Park. An Eastern Star Service will be at 7 p.m. Friday July 6, 2007 at Oakey's South Chapel were the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Cripple Children's Home care of The Kazim Temple 628 Campbell Ave. Roanoke, Va. 24016 or The Christ Lutheran Church in Roanoke. on July 5, 2007.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia3

Occupation

1940Grocery clerk3

Family 1

Helen Smith/Kerr
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Helen Smith/Kerr.3,5 

Family 2

Ruth Bales
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Ruth Bales.3 
Children
  • Brenda Joyce Perdue3,5
  • Johnny Perdue3,5

Family 3

Martha Beasley
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Martha Beasley.3 
Child
  • Robin Perdue3,5

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  3. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellis Edward Perdue obituary in the Jul 5, 2007 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Howard Earnest Elmore1,2,3

M, b. December 25, 1898, d. August 7, 1965
FatherOtt Jackson "Ottie" Elmore4,5,1 b. January 17, 1875, d. November 18, 1954
MotherLaura Lee Craft4,5,1 b. December 19, 1867, d. March 14, 1947
     Howard Earnest Elmore was buried at Mount Union Cemetery, intersection of Daleville Road & Blacksburg Road, Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1 He was born on December 25, 1898 at Alleghany Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he lists his birth date as Dec 25, 1899.6,1,2,3 He married Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan on June 18, 1919 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1,7,3 Howard Earnest Elmore died on August 7, 1965 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 66.6,1,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 380, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 34, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 164, District 75, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 220, District 119-18, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1920C. & O. Railroad freight depot worker8
1940Silk mill spinner9

Family

Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan b. November 18, 1898, d. May 5, 1983
Marriage*Howard Earnest Elmore married Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan on June 18, 1919 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S255] Judy S. Fink, Mt. Union Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA.
  7. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.
  12. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Kathleen Virginia Elmore Walker obituary in the Apr 14, 2005 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown1,2,3

F, b. September 6, 1933, d. May 12, 1953
     Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown was buried at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Shady Grove, Bedford Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on September 6, 1933 at Bedford Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She married Marshall Everette Nichols, son of Richard Ira "Rich" Nichols and Ollie Mae Wimmer, on June 16, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 As of June 16, 1951,her married name was Nichols.2 Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown died on May 12, 1953 at Thaxton, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 19.4,3

Family

Marshall Everette Nichols b. January 14, 1932, d. December 5, 2001
Marriage*She married Marshall Everette Nichols, son of Richard Ira "Rich" Nichols and Ollie Mae Wimmer, on June 16, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child
  • Thomas E. Nichols1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marshall Everette Nichols obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S4047] Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

William B. Underwood Sr.1

M, b. January 5, 1785, d. June 16, 1859
FatherSamuel Underwood Jr. b. circa 1744/45, d. June 6, 1803
MotherMisniah Cannaday b. circa 1748, d. before 1815
     William B. Underwood Sr. was born on January 5, 1785 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Celia A. "Sealey" Manning on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 William B. Underwood Sr. died on June 16, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.

Family

Celia A. "Sealey" Manning b. circa 1782, d. after 1850
Marriage*He married Celia A. "Sealey" Manning on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.