Hattie Carnell1

F, b. April 11, 1905, d. July 21, 2002
     Her Social Security Number was 224-01-5277.2 Hattie Carnell was buried at Thornspring Methodist Church Cemetery, Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Young.1 Her married name was Brown.1 She married Charles R. Young.1 Hattie Carnell married Nathan David "Hap" Brown.1 Hattie Carnell was born on April 11, 1905.2 She died on July 21, 2002 at Virginia at age 97.2,1 She BROWN, Hattie Young, 97, of Salem, died Sunday, July 21, 2002. She was a house parent at the Virginia Baptist Children's Home and the Lutheran Children's Home in Salem. She was predeceased by her husbands, Charles R. Young and Nathan D. Brown. Surviving family include a son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Charles L. and Macy D. Young of Roanoke; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy Y. and George R. Conner of Richmond; two stepchildren, Ann B. Tuck and husband Don, David W. Brown and wife Dianne; ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the John M. Oakey & Son Salem Funeral Home with the Rev. Everett Kier officiating. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. in Thorn Springs Cemetery, Pulaski County, with her son, Rev. Charles L. Young officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, July 22, 2002 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Rescue Squad. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Salem Funeral Home. on July 22, 2002.1

Family 1

Nathan David "Hap" Brown b. October 6, 1915, d. March 26, 1997
Marriage*She married Nathan David "Hap" Brown.1 

Family 2

Charles R. Young
Marriage*Hattie Carnell married Charles R. Young.1 
Child
  • Judy Rae Young1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hattie Young Brown obituary in the Jul 22, 2002 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ruby Alice Wickham1,2

F, b. October 6, 1913, d. April 18, 2010
FatherChristian Oscar Wickham1,3,4,2 b. November 30, 1877, d. October 17, 1962
MotherMary Alice "Sissie" Poff1,3,2 b. December 9, 1880, d. March 9, 1930
     Ruby Alice Wickham was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on October 6, 1913 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,5 She married Paul Brown Sisson, son of George Leonard Sisson and Audrey Mae Hoback, on June 25, 1933 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,5 As of March 6, 1956,her married name was Sisson.5 Ruby Alice Wickham married George Vance Sisson, son of George Leonard Sisson and Audrey Mae Hoback, on March 6, 1956 at Perry, Houston Co., Georgia.1,2,5 Ruby Alice Wickham died on April 18, 2010 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 96.2 She Ruby Alice Wickham Sisson, 96, of the Alleghany Otey community of Montgomery County, Va., passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at her home. She was born on October 6, 1913, to the late Christian Oscar Wickham and Mary Irena Poff Wickham. She was preceded in death by husbands, Paul B. Sisson and George V. Sisson; sister, Mary Hester Sisson; brothers, Schyler, Banks, Clifton, William, Herman, Irvin, Hersey, and Benjamin Wickham. She is survived by son, Kenneth C. Sisson and his wife, Kathleen A. Sisson; granddaughters, Stephanie L. Sisson and Deborah M. Owen and husband, Terry M. Owen; great granddaughters, Samantha K. Solomon, Abagail R. Owen, and Ava M. Owen; great-grandson, Logan Modoc Owen; several cousins, nieces, and nephews to numerous to count; and friends and neighbors from all over the United States whom she considered part of her own family. The family wishes to thank the members of the Carilion Hospice staff and granddaughter, Stephanie, for her devoted and loving care of her grandmother during the last days of her life. The family will receive friends at the Horne Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Crockett Springs United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Angle and the Rev. Terry Ross officiating. Interment will follow in Piedmont Cemetery, Alleghany Springs. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Piedmont Cemetery Fund, c/o Drema Foster, 3381 Alleghany Springs Road, Shawsville, Va. 24162. Online condolences may be sent by visiting hornefuneralservice.com. The Sisson family is being served by Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg, Va., 540-382-2612. on April 20, 2010.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 236, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 53, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family 1

Paul Brown Sisson b. April 23, 1911, d. April 1, 1942
Marriage*Ruby Alice Wickham married Paul Brown Sisson, son of George Leonard Sisson and Audrey Mae Hoback, on June 25, 1933 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,5 
Child
  • Kenneth C. Sisson2

Family 2

George Vance Sisson b. July 17, 1916, d. April 21, 1984
Marriage*Ruby Alice Wickham married George Vance Sisson, son of George Leonard Sisson and Audrey Mae Hoback, on March 6, 1956 at Perry, Houston Co., Georgia.1,2,5 

Citations

  1. [S37] "Yesterday"...and Today, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~yesterdayandtoday/rwhomepage.html
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Alice Wickham Sisson obituary in the Apr 20, 2010 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2211] Mary Conner Williams, "Descendants of George Willie Sisson."

Leonard Carl Stump Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. October 7, 1948, d. October 12, 1948
FatherLeonard Carl Stump1,2,4 b. June 4, 1927, d. May 3, 2002
MotherMary Ellen Price1,2,4
     Leonard Carl Stump Jr. was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 7, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,4 He died on October 12, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leonard Carl Stump obituary in the May 4, 2002 edition.
  2. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Homer Willie Manning1,2

M, b. circa 1898
FatherRufus Lemon Manning3,4 b. August 17, 1878, d. August 9, 1961
MotherVictoria Brown3,4 b. October 5, 1876, d. May 4, 1945
     Homer Willie Manning was born circa 1898 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,3 He married Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer, daughter of Samuel McDowell Richards and Lucy Ellen Wimmer, on March 10, 1918 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 101, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 81, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 187, District 10, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1920Farmer7
1930Fireman8

Family

Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer b. March 16, 1900, d. February 23, 1990
Marriage*Homer Willie Manning married Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer, daughter of Samuel McDowell Richards and Lucy Ellen Wimmer, on March 10, 1918 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S589] Hagerstown Herald-Mail, From the Malcolm Herbert Manning obituary in the Aug 25, 2004 edition.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Grace Manning Taliaferro obituary in the Apr 29, 2005 edition.
  5. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Jane Manning obituary in the Feb 26, 1990 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 Gordon W. Manning obitutary in the Jul 14, 2000 edition.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Connie Manning Milliron obituary in the Aug 7, 2011 edition.
  12. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  13. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer1,2

F, b. March 16, 1900, d. February 23, 1990
FatherSamuel McDowell Richards2 b. circa 1861
MotherLucy Ellen Wimmer2 b. April 15, 1859, d. January 2, 1914
     Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer was buried at Shilling-Smith Cemetery (Huff Cemetery), Rt. 221 near Floyd Co. line, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 225-72-1957.4 She was born on March 16, 1900 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,2 She married Homer Willie Manning, son of Rufus Lemon Manning and Victoria Brown, on March 10, 1918 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 As of March 10, 1918,her married name was Manning.2 Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer died on February 23, 1990 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 89.3 She Mrs. Viola Jane Manning, age 89, of Bent Mountain and formerly of Route 1, Callaway, died Friday in a Roanoke hospital. Mrs. Manning was preceded in death by her husband, Homer W. Manning, and her son, Alton L. Manning, who was killed during World War II. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Malcolm H. and Violet Manning, Gretna; Gordon W. and Thelma Manning, Roanoke County; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Carmel and LeRoy Crouch, Salem; Connie and Edward Milliron, Rocky Mount; Agnes King, Roanoke; Carol Nichols, Bent Mountain; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 27, 1990, with the Rev. Frank H. Wimmer and the Rev. Gene Craighead officiating. Interment will be in Huff Cemetery. Friends may call at Lotz Roanoke Chapel. on February 26, 1990.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 187, District 10, Roanoke, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 131, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farmer6

Family 1

Homer Willie Manning b. circa 1898
Marriage*Viola Jane "Ollie" Wimmer married Homer Willie Manning, son of Rufus Lemon Manning and Victoria Brown, on March 10, 1918 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Family 2

Son Wray
Child
  • Agnes Jane Wray3,7,6

Citations

  1. [S589] Hagerstown Herald-Mail, From the Malcolm Herbert Manning obituary in the Aug 25, 2004 edition.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Jane Manning obituary in the Feb 26, 1990 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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 Agnes Jane King obituary in the Oct 9, 2011 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gordon W. Manning obitutary in the Jul 14, 2000 edition.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Connie Manning Milliron obituary in the Aug 7, 2011 edition.
  12. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  13. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Samuel Elam Mountcastle1

M, b. circa 1886
     Samuel Elam Mountcastle married Lucy Viola Shaver. Samuel Elam Mountcastle was born circa 1886 at Virginia.2

Family

Lucy Viola Shaver b. circa 1895
Marriage*He married Lucy Viola Shaver
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lucy Viola Shaver1

F, b. circa 1895
     Lucy Viola Shaver married Samuel Elam Mountcastle. Her married name was Mountcastle. Lucy Viola Shaver was born circa 1895 at Virginia.2

Family

Samuel Elam Mountcastle b. circa 1886
Marriage*She married Samuel Elam Mountcastle
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. June 16, 1922, d. June 10, 1998
FatherCharles McKinley Coates Sr.3,5,6,7 b. January 9, 1860, d. December 13, 1940
MotherMonia Ruth "Mona" Poff3,5,6 b. May 5, 1885, d. March 23, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 225-28-2111.8 Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr. was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on June 16, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2,5 He married Vera Lucille Sowers, daughter of Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers and Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran, on December 7, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr. died on June 10, 1998 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 75.8,2 He COATES, Charles M. Jr., 76, of Bumpas and a native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at the McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired employee of RF&P Railroad. Surviving are two daughters, Marilyn C. Richards and Sandra C. Taylor of Richmond; one son, Dale M. Coates of Richmond; a foster daughter, Sylvia Spradlin of Richmond; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother, James R. Coates of Copper Hill, and two sisters, Evie Radford of Copper Hill and Ruby Alverd of Richmond. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Salem Church (Head of the River), Copper Hill, with Elders W. T. Conner and Junior Conner officiating. Interment will be in Restvale Cemetery at Copper Hill. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd . on June 12, 1998.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 121, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 59, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Vera Lucille Sowers b. May 30, 1925, d. October 19, 1985
Marriage*Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr. married Vera Lucille Sowers, daughter of Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers and Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran, on December 7, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 
Children
  • Marilyn Coates2,4
  • Sandra Coates2,4
  • Dale McKinley Coates2,4

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles M. Coates, Jr. obituary in the Jun 12, 1998 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Lucille Sowers Coates.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ruby C. Alvord obituary in the Jan 31, 2013 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Vera Lucille Sowers1

F, b. May 30, 1925, d. October 19, 1985
FatherValentine T. "Vollie" Sowers1,2,3,4,5,6,7 b. June 11, 1899, d. February 15, 1987
MotherGrace Olla "Gracie" Moran1,3,5,6,7 b. November 8, 1901, d. December 1, 1977
     Vera Lucille Sowers was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2 She was born on May 30, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr., son of Charles McKinley Coates Sr. and Monia Ruth "Mona" Poff, on December 7, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of December 7, 1946,her married name was Coates. Vera Lucille Sowers died on October 19, 1985 at age 60.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 295, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 85, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr. b. June 16, 1922, d. June 10, 1998
Marriage*Vera Lucille Sowers married Charles McKinley "Junior" Coates Jr., son of Charles McKinley Coates Sr. and Monia Ruth "Mona" Poff, on December 7, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Marilyn Coates2
  • Sandra Coates2
  • Dale McKinley Coates2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Lucille Sowers Coates.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grace Moran Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Vollie T. Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman Sowers obituary in the Jun 6, 2007 edition.
  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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Mona Jane Poff1,2,3

F, b. February 13, 1885, d. October 22, 1982
FatherAndrew Isaac Poff1 b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
MotherRebecca Poff1,4 b. March, 1849
     Her Social Security Number was 226-70-6849.5 Mona Jane Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,3 She was born on February 13, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4,6,3 She married Joseph Henry Shorter, son of Albert Shorter and Mary Ann King, on December 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of December 2, 1908,her married name was Shorter. Mona Jane Poff died on October 22, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 97.5,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 3, District 1249, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 520, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 195, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

Joseph Henry Shorter b. March 4, 1881, d. April 27, 1951
Marriage*Mona Jane Poff married Joseph Henry Shorter, son of Albert Shorter and Mary Ann King, on December 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, From her husband's WWI Draft Registration card.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [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
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Joseph Henry Shorter1,2,3

M, b. March 4, 1881, d. April 27, 1951
FatherAlbert Shorter1 b. circa 1847
MotherMary Ann King1 b. circa 1849
     Joseph Henry Shorter was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He was born on March 4, 1881 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Mona Jane Poff, daughter of Andrew Isaac Poff and Rebecca Poff, on December 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Joseph Henry Shorter died on April 27, 1951 at age 70.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 3, District 1249, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 520, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 195, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Farmer5
1930Farm laborer6
1940Farmer7

Family

Mona Jane Poff b. February 13, 1885, d. October 22, 1982
Marriage*Joseph Henry Shorter married Mona Jane Poff, daughter of Andrew Isaac Poff and Rebecca Poff, on December 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
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. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Albert Shorter1,2

M, b. circa 1847
     Albert Shorter was born circa 1847 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Mary Ann King, daughter of Jacob O. King and Mary "Polly" Mills, on December 12, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2

Family

Mary Ann King b. circa 1849
Marriage*Albert Shorter married Mary Ann King, daughter of Jacob O. King and Mary "Polly" Mills, on December 12, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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.

Mary Ann King1,2

F, b. circa 1849
FatherJacob O. King1,2 b. circa 1816
MotherMary "Polly" Mills1,2 b. circa 1818, d. before April 13, 1884
     Mary Ann King was born circa 1849 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Albert Shorter on December 12, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of December 12, 1872,her married name was Shorter.

Family

Albert Shorter b. circa 1847
Marriage*Mary Ann King married Albert Shorter on December 12, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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.

Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 14, 1900, d. March 17, 1970
FatherJames Ira "Jim" Nichols1,2,5 b. January 15, 1872, d. December 22, 1936
MotherTeressa Marcella "Teressie" King1,2,5 b. May 15, 1872, d. July 29, 1947
     His Social Security Number was 227-09-0901.6 Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5 He was born on February 14, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jan 9, 1900.1,6,8,5 He married Lucy Mary Maude Poff, daughter of William Riley "Billy" Poff and Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr, on November 20, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,5 Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols died on March 17, 1970 at Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.6,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 123, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 57, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1921Farmer1
1930Farmer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Lucy Mary Maude Poff b. February 21, 1890, d. February 25, 1973
Marriage*Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols married Lucy Mary Maude Poff, daughter of William Riley "Billy" Poff and Virginia Ann "Jennie" Carr, on November 20, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Maude Poff Nichols obituary in the Mar 1, 1973 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arlene Nichols Walters obituary in the Sep 7, 2001 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucille Nichols Shilling obituary in the Sep 30, 2012 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lucille Ann Nichols1,2

F, b. June 29, 1934, d. September 29, 2012
FatherJoseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols1,2,3,4,5 b. February 14, 1900, d. March 17, 1970
MotherLucy Mary Maude Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. February 21, 1890, d. February 25, 1973
     Lucille Ann Nichols was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 She was born on June 29, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 She married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on December 31, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7,2,4,8 As of December 31, 1951,her married name was Shilling. Lucille Ann Nichols and Winford Alton Shilling were divorced before April 15, 1960.2 Lucille Ann Nichols married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 Lucille Ann Nichols married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia; Lucille and Winford divorced and remarried.2 Lucille Ann Nichols died on September 29, 2012 at Virginia at age 78.4,6 She Lucille Nichols Shilling, died Saturday, September 29, 2012. She retired from Shepherd's Auto Supply. Lucille was predeceased by her husband, Winford A. Shilling, and her son, W. A. Shilling, Jr., her parents, Joseph Nichols and Maude Poff Nichols, three sisters, Arlene Walters, Aberdeen Radford and Audrey Murphy. She is survived by her two daughters, Patricia S. White and Jerry Bryant, of Troutville, Peggy L. Shilling and her husband, George Scott, of Rocky Mount; her grandchildren, Keith White and his wife, Sherry, of Stewartsville, Cammie Weeks, of Blue Ridge, Rebecca Stefo and her husband, Genti, of Rocky Mount, George L. Scott III, currently serving in Afghanistan; six great-grandchildren, Stacy Ray White, Kylee White, Cody Newman, Casey Weeks, Peter Stefo and Jacob Stefo. She is also survived by her sister, Pauline Radford; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, October 1, 2012 at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Hurt officiating. Burial will follow in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 982-2221. on September 30, 2012.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 57, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Winford Alton Shilling b. March 19, 1930, d. March 21, 2005
Marriage*Lucille Ann Nichols married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on December 31, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7,2,4,8 
Divorce* Lucille Ann Nichols and Winford Alton Shilling were divorced before April 15, 1960.2 
Marriage Lucille Ann Nichols married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 
Marriage Lucille Ann Nichols married Winford Alton Shilling, son of John William Shilling and Lucy Cammie Mills, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia; Lucille and Winford divorced and remarried.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arlene Nichols Walters obituary in the Sep 7, 2001 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucille Nichols Shilling obituary in the Sep 30, 2012 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford A. Shilling obituary in the Mar 22, 2005 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford Alton Shilling, Jr. obituary in the Jul 16, 2009 edition.

Winford Alton Shilling1,2,3

M, b. March 19, 1930, d. March 21, 2005
FatherJohn William Shilling4,1,2,3 b. September 27, 1892, d. August, 1981
MotherLucy Cammie Mills4,1,2,3 b. March 12, 1889
     Winford Alton Shilling was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 225-44-2597.5 He was born on March 19, 1930 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,2 He married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on December 31, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4,2,6,7 Winford Alton Shilling and Lucille Ann Nichols were divorced before April 15, 1960.2 Winford Alton Shilling married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia; Lucille and Winford divorced and remarried.2 Winford Alton Shilling married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Winford Alton Shilling died on March 21, 2005 at Virginia at age 75.4,5 He Winford A. Shilling, 75, of Vinton, died Monday, March 21, 2005. He was a decorated Korean War Veteran, who was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Bronze Star for valor, and also received the Combat Infantry Badge. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Post #3, the Legion of Valor, and the USA 24th Infantry Division Association. He also was retired from Green Hill Meats. Mr. Shilling was predeceased by his father, John W. Shilling, his mother Cammie Mills Shilling, his brother Emmett S. Shilling, and two sisters, Elsie Hodges and Essie Wray. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Lucille Nichols Shilling; his children, Patricia S. White of Vinton, Peggy L. Shilling and her husband George L. Scott, Jr. of Florida, Winford L. Shilling, Jr. of Vinton; one granddaughter, Cammie Weeks and her husband, Ken of Thaxton; one grandson, Keith White and his wife, Sherry of Stewartsville; four great-grandchildren, Cody, Casey, Stacy Ray, and Kylee; four sisters, Vincie Carter of Salem, Edna Meadows of Vinton, Mildred Ayers, and Virginia Likens both of Roanoke; one brother-in-law, Gordon Wray; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his childhood friend and "adopted" brother, Cleatus Beckner and his wife, Lanie. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at Oakey's Vinton Chapel with the Rev. Irvin W. Sloan officiating. Interment will follow in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 982-2221. on March 22, 2005.4

Family

Lucille Ann Nichols b. June 29, 1934, d. September 29, 2012
Marriage*He married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on December 31, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4,2,6,7 
Divorce* Winford Alton Shilling and Lucille Ann Nichols were divorced before April 15, 1960.2 
Marriage Winford Alton Shilling married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 
Marriage Winford Alton Shilling married Lucille Ann Nichols, daughter of Joseph Fredrick "Joe" Nichols and Lucy Mary Maude Poff, on April 15, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia; Lucille and Winford divorced and remarried.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford A. Shilling obituary in the Mar 22, 2005 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucille Nichols Shilling obituary in the Sep 30, 2012 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford Alton Shilling, Jr. obituary in the Jul 16, 2009 edition.

John William Shilling1,2,3,4

M, b. September 27, 1892, d. August, 1981
FatherWilliam George Peter "Billy K" Shilling2,3 b. November, 1851, d. 1931
MotherMelvina America Gearheart2,3 b. June, 1853, d. 1906
     John William Shilling was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 231-42-4273.5 He was born on September 27, 1892 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,4 He married Lucy Cammie Mills, daughter of Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills and Tabitha Jane Ridgeway, on February 12, 1911 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 John William Shilling died in August, 1981 at age 88; The Shilling book has a death date of Sep 1, 1981.2,5

Family

Lucy Cammie Mills b. March 12, 1889
Marriage*He married Lucy Cammie Mills, daughter of Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills and Tabitha Jane Ridgeway, on February 12, 1911 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford A. Shilling obituary in the Mar 22, 2005 edition.

Lucy Cammie Mills1,2,3

F, b. March 12, 1889
FatherBallard Preston "B.P." Mills2,3 b. December 23, 1850, d. May 21, 1929
MotherTabitha Jane Ridgeway2,3 b. February 2, 1853, d. October 25, 1922
     Her married name was Shilling. Lucy Cammie Mills was born on March 12, 1889 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 She married John William Shilling, son of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on February 12, 1911 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3

Family

John William Shilling b. September 27, 1892, d. August, 1981
Marriage*Lucy Cammie Mills married John William Shilling, son of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on February 12, 1911 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Winford A. Shilling obituary in the Mar 22, 2005 edition.

Gerald Wayne "Red" Wilson1,2,3

M, b. August 15, 1938, d. November 27, 2010
FatherGeorge Washington Wilson1 b. June 8, 1910, d. July 14, 1981
MotherHelen Justine Poff1,4,5,6,7 b. May 2, 1921, d. December 7, 1993
     Gerald Wayne "Red" Wilson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 15, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 He married Elta Justine Hollins, daughter of Oakley Leek Hollins and Melissa Maye/Mae Keaton, on August 30, 1958 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,10,11,12,13,2 Gerald Wayne "Red" Wilson died on November 27, 2010 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 72.2,3 He Gerald Wayne (Red) Wilson, 72, of Copper Hill, Va., passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010. He was better known to his friends and family as "Red". He was a master of concrete finishing and was retired from S. R. Draper Paving Company after 40 years. He loved watching NASCAR racing and was a dedicated Bill Elliott fan. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elta Justine Hollins Wilson; one son, Ronnie Wayne Wilson and daughter-in-law, LauRita V. Wilson, of Copper Hill, Va; two daughters, Lisa Wilson Woodzell, of Hot Springs, Va., Susan Lynn Noblitt and son-in-law, Phil Noblitt, of Black Mountain, N.C; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Andrew Dunn and Torri and Bruce Mills, all of Elliston, Va; a sister-in-law, Sandy Maxey; and a brother-in-law, Irvin Mills, both of Elliston, Va. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, 221 E. Main Street, Floyd, Va. Funeral services will be conducted at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd , Va. on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Marty Moyer and Andrew Dunn officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery in Copper Hill, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bent Mountain and Back Creek Rescue Squads. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. on November 29, 2010.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 118, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Elta Justine Hollins
Marriage*Gerald Wayne "Red" Wilson married Elta Justine Hollins, daughter of Oakley Leek Hollins and Melissa Maye/Mae Keaton, on August 30, 1958 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,10,11,12,13,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gerald Wayne Wilson obituary in the Nov 29, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen J. Maxey obituary in the Dec 8, 1993 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jerry Lynwood Maxey obituary in the Feb 15, 2008 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Torri L. Mills obituary in the Dec 13, 2020 edition.
  8. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Melissa Mae Keaton Hollins obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  11. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Orel B. Hollins obituary in the May 15, 2007 edition.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Astor Carl Hollins, Sr. obituary in the Jul 24, 2008 edition.
  14. [S928] Unknown author, Floyd Co., VA Heritage Book.
  15. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.