Margie Mobe Martin1

F, b. July 10, 1914, d. April 9, 1974
FatherHatcher J. Martin2 b. October 26, 1872, d. 1946
MotherCordelia F. "Dillie" Clower2 b. August, 1876, d. 1963
     Margie Mobe Martin was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on July 10, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She married Elder James Leroy "Roy" Agee, son of Floyd Sephas Agee Sr. and Sarah Catherine "Kitty" Moran, on December 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 As of December 25, 1935,her married name was Agee. Margie Mobe Martin died on April 9, 1974 at age 59.3,1

Family

Elder James Leroy "Roy" Agee b. May 19, 1913, d. August 6, 1984
Marriage*She married Elder James Leroy "Roy" Agee, son of Floyd Sephas Agee Sr. and Sarah Catherine "Kitty" Moran, on December 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,1 
Children
  • Donald Lee Agee1
  • Larry James Agee1

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Norman Lewis Wimmer1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 25, 1886, d. December 15, 1960
     Norman Lewis Wimmer was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3,6 He was born on August 25, 1886 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia; His WWII Draft Registation card has a date of Aug 25, 1885.4,5,6 He married Lola May Pendleton, daughter of Eli Pendleton and Olive C. Cooper, on December 10, 1908 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 Norman Lewis Wimmer married Mildred Olive Pendleton, daughter of Eli Pendleton and Olive C. Cooper, on December 29, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.6 Norman Lewis Wimmer died on December 15, 1960 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 74.2,3,6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 232, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 165, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 165, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 178, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8
1930Farmer9
1940Farmer10

Family 1

Lola May Pendleton b. May 30, 1886, d. October 12, 1918
Marriage*Norman Lewis Wimmer married Lola May Pendleton, daughter of Eli Pendleton and Olive C. Cooper, on December 10, 1908 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Family 2

Mildred Olive Pendleton b. May 29, 1896, d. September 8, 1974
Marriage*Norman Lewis Wimmer married Mildred Olive Pendleton, daughter of Eli Pendleton and Olive C. Cooper, on December 29, 1918 at Franklin Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  12. [S1520] Winston-Salem Journal, From the Kazie Lee Smiley obituary in the May 21, 2005.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dewey C. Wimmer obituary in the Jun 4, 2003.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dewey C. Wimmer obituary in the Jun 4, 2003 edition.
  17. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  18. [S1520] Winston-Salem Journal, From the Kazie Lee Smiley obituary in the May 31, 2005 edition.

Franklin Delano Furrow1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 24, 1935, d. June 26, 2010
FatherSherman Alvin Furrow Sr.1,2,7,3,8,9 b. June 11, 1910, d. May 29, 1959
MotherEva Olive Wimmer1,2,7,3,8,9 b. May 30, 1912, d. December 17, 2005
     Franklin Delano Furrow was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,6 He married Dalphia Bell Campbell.7 Franklin Delano Furrow was born on November 24, 1935 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2,4,10,6 He died on June 26, 2010 at Redwood, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 74.3,5,10,6 He Franklin Delano Furrow, 74, of Redwood, Va. died Saturday, June 26, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Eva Furrow; brother, Sherman Furrow, Jr; brothers-in -law, Paul Thurman and Paul Waldrop. Franklin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. There was nothing more important to him than his family. He was a member of the Redwood United Methodist Church and a proud veteran, having served as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division of the Army. Left to cherish his memory and share his everlasting love is his wife of 53 years, Dalphia C. Furrow; sons and wives, Greg and Jannie Furrow, of Ferrum, Rodney and Sandy Furrow, of Roanoke. He is also survived by brothers and wives, Percy and Belvie Furrow, of Rocky Mount, Wayne and Poppy Furrow, of Charlottesville; sisters and husbands, Clara and Richard Eanes, of Rocky Mount and Lois and Shirley Campbell, of Redwood and twin sister, Francis Waldrop, of Ft. Bragg; sisters-in-law, Margaret Thurman and Linda Waybright; grandchildren, Ryan Furrow, Courtney Perdue, Chelsea Furrow, Storm Furrow and Jake Furrow; great-grandchildren, Justin Lutz and Taylor Furrow. Franklin also leaves behind many wonderful nieces, nephews, friends, church family, too numerous to mention, that were very dear to his heart. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Redwood United Methodist Church, 3001 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Funeral services will be conducted from Redwood United Methodist Church 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010 with the Rev. Bradley S. Dulaney officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park with military honors presented by American Legion Post 6. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2010 with his family receiving friends 6 to 8 p.m. at Flora Funeral & Cremation Service, Rocky Mount, 540-483-3835 and other times at their home. on June 28, 2010.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 139, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Family

Dalphia Bell Campbell
Marriage*Franklin Delano Furrow married Dalphia Bell Campbell.7 
Children
  • Rodney Lee Furrow3,11
  • Gregory Scott "Greg" Furrow3,11

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Franklin Delano Furrow obituary in the Jun 28, 2010 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S2770] Franklin Memorial Park, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=mullins&GSiman=1&GScid=50284&GRid=42079366&CRid=50284&
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Percy Kyrus Furrow obituary in the Feb 9, 2012 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Percy Kyrus Furrow1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 7, 1942, d. February 7, 2012
FatherSherman Alvin Furrow Sr.1,2,6,7,3,4 b. June 11, 1910, d. May 29, 1959
MotherEva Olive Wimmer1,2,6,7,3,4 b. May 30, 1912, d. December 17, 2005
     Percy Kyrus Furrow was buried at Hall Family Cemetery, Ferrum, Franklin Co., Virginia.3 He was born on March 7, 1942 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,8 He married Belvie Hall on June 6, 1964 at Franklin Co., Virginia.9,3,4 Percy Kyrus Furrow died on February 7, 2012 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 69.3,8,5 He Percy Kyrus Furrow, 69, of Rocky Mount, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Percy was born on March 7, 1942, to the late Sherman Alvin Furrow and Eva Wimmer Furrow Guilliams. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 46 years, Belvie Hall Furrow; and two brothers, Franklin "Bud" Furrow and Sherman Alvin Furrow Jr. Percy lived his life for the Lord and worked hard for his family. He had one son, Michael Shannon (Chelsea Boyd) Furrow; and two daughters, Wanda Gail Shively and Marcella Renee Ledbetter. There was no doubt he loved his grandchildren, Joseph Washburn, Amanda (Joey) Smith, Tiffany Furrow, Joshua "Bo" Ledbetter, Antoinette "Toine" Shively, Brandon Furrow, Quintin Shively, and Michaela Furrow; one very special great-grandchild, Brayden Smith. Percy had sisters who he cherished, Clara (Richard) Eanes, Frances "Sis" Waldrop, Lois (Shirley) Campbell; one brother, Wayne (Poppy) Furrow; also a very special pet "Lucy". Percy was a hard working man who served his community as a mechanic. He had a heart of gold, and a voice of steel. He was a long time member of Furnace Creek Baptist Church, where his church family became his own. Funeral Services will be conducted from Furnace Creek Baptist Church 11 a.m. Saturday, February 11, 2012, with the Rev. Mike Lawhorn and the Rev. Ronald Coleman officiating. He will be laid to rest with his loving wife in the Hall Family Cemetery in Ferrum. A fellowship meal will be served at the church for family and friends following the burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Furnace Creek Baptist Church, 975 Scuffling Hill Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. His family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2012, at Furnace Creek Baptist Church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount. on February 9, 2012.3

Family

Belvie Hall b. June 6, 1947, d. November 4, 2010
Marriage*He married Belvie Hall on June 6, 1964 at Franklin Co., Virginia.9,3,4 
Children
  • Michael Shannon Furrow9,3,4
  • Wanda Gail Furrow9,3
  • Marcella Renee Furrow9,3,4

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Percy Kyrus Furrow obituary in the Feb 9, 2012 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Franklin Delano Furrow obituary in the Jun 28, 2010 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Belvie Hall Furrow obituary in the Nov 6, 2010 edition.

Sherman Alvin Furrow Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 17, 1945, d. October 8, 1968
FatherSherman Alvin Furrow Sr.1,2,6,7,3 b. June 11, 1910, d. May 29, 1959
MotherEva Olive Wimmer1,2,6,7,3 b. May 30, 1912, d. December 17, 2005
     Sherman Alvin Furrow Jr. was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Va SP4 US Army Vietnam BSH-PH."8,1,2 He was born on August 17, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia.8,1,2,4,5 He died on October 8, 1968 at South Vietnam at age 23.8,1,2,5

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Percy Kyrus Furrow obituary in the Feb 9, 2012 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S4355] National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From Franklin Delano Furrow obituary in the Jun 28, 2010 edition.
  8. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Hobert Edward Guilliams1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. March 6, 1908, d. May 4, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 231-14-6805.9 Hobert Edward Guilliams was buried at Daleville Cemetery, Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.2,6 He married Beulah Theory Pendleton, daughter of Ida Lee Pendleton.4 Hobert Edward Guilliams was born on March 6, 1908 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,9,3,5,8 He married Eva Olive Wimmer, daughter of Norman Lewis Wimmer and Lola May Pendleton, on August 24, 1973 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3,10,5 Hobert Edward Guilliams died on May 4, 2001 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 93.9,2,4 He GUILLIAMS, Hobert Edward, 93, of Rocky Mount, died Friday May 4, 2001. He was preceded in death by his first wife Beulah Pendleton Guilliams and was a member of Furnace Creek Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Eva Furrow Guilliams of the home; his son & daughter-in-law, Edward "Obrene" & Dorothy Guilliams of La Pleta, Md; three grandchildren, Buster Guilliams, Daniel Guilliams, Manford Brock; three great-grandchildren, David Brock, Chris Johnson, Alex Guilliams; six step-children, Clara & Richard Eanes of Rocky Mount, Frances & Paul Waldrop of Fayetteville, NC, Franklin & Daphine Furrow of Redwood, Lois & Shirley Campbell of Redwood, Percy & Belvie Furrow of Rocky Mount, Wayne & Poppy Furrow of Charlottesville, a number of step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Stella Guilliams; four brothers, Cliff Guilliams of Garden City, Lewis Guilliams of Roanoke, Macy Guilliams of Manchester, Md, Geno Guilliams of Radcliff, KY; a sister-in-law, Betsy Guilliams of Rocky Mount. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday from Furnace Creek Baptist Church with Rev. David Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Daleville Cemetery, Daleville, VA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Flora Funeral Service, S. Main St., Rocky Mount. on May 6, 2001.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 20, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 102, District 12-5, Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1930Farm laborer11
1940Dairy laborer12

Family 1

Beulah Theory Pendleton b. November 1, 1908, d. August 19, 1972
Marriage*Hobert Edward Guilliams married Beulah Theory Pendleton, daughter of Ida Lee Pendleton.4 
Child
  • Edward O'Brien Guilliams12

Family 2

Eva Olive Wimmer b. May 30, 1912, d. December 17, 2005
Marriage*Hobert Edward Guilliams married Eva Olive Wimmer, daughter of Norman Lewis Wimmer and Lola May Pendleton, on August 24, 1973 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3,10,5 

Citations

  1. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hobert Edward Guilliams obituary in the May 6, 2001 edition.
  3. [S988] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert and Betty White Wimmer, Jacob Mark Wimmer Antecedents and Descendants.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3860] Daleville Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Dec 19, 2005.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary M. Mills1,2

F, b. March 7, 1842, d. June 19, 1918
FatherLarkin Preston Mills2 b. circa 1815, d. before 1870
MotherHannah Wimmer2 b. circa 1818
     Mary M. Mills was buried at Shilling-Smith Cemetery (Huff Cemetery), Rt. 221 near Floyd Co. line, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 7, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She died on June 19, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.2

Family

Haden H. "Hade" Williams b. 1845, d. 1878
Child

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.

Walter Staples Mills1,2,3,4

M, b. August 20, 1888, d. December 5, 1929
FatherWilliam Haden Mills5,2,3 b. December 4, 1864, d. March 22, 1962
MotherEliza Louis/Louise Aldridge2,5,3 b. September 30, 1869, d. November 10, 1952
     Walter Staples 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 August 20, 1888 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Aug 26, 1888.1,2,5,3,4 He married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on November 6, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 Walter Staples Mills died on December 5, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 41.1,3

Family

Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer b. July 11, 1890, d. April 13, 1978
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on November 6, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mills Conner obituary in the Nov 11, 2013 edition.

Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer1,2

F, b. July 11, 1890, d. April 13, 1978
FatherNoah Preston Wimmer3,4,1,5,6,2 b. October 14, 1859, d. April 26, 1928
MotherMartha Magdaline Neff3,1,4,5,6,2 b. January 23, 1861, d. August 3, 1938
     Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2 She was born on July 11, 1890 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,6,5,4,2 She married Walter Staples Mills, son of William Haden Mills and Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge, on November 6, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 As of November 6, 1910,her married name was Mills. Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married Daniel Washington Bowles, son of Jacob Henry Bowles and Sarah Christina Wilson, on August 28, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 As of August 28, 1932,her married name was Bowles. Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married James Noah Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on October 18, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,2,8 As of October 18, 1941,her married name was Vest. Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams, son of William Winfield "Bill" Williams and Uwalker "Babe" Mills, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,2 As of June 2, 1959,her married name was Williams. Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer died on April 13, 1978 at age 87.7,2

Family 1

Walter Staples Mills b. August 20, 1888, d. December 5, 1929
Marriage*She married Walter Staples Mills, son of William Haden Mills and Eliza Louis/Louise Aldridge, on November 6, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 
Child

Family 2

Daniel Washington Bowles b. August 24, 1879, d. April 26, 1936
Marriage*Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married Daniel Washington Bowles, son of Jacob Henry Bowles and Sarah Christina Wilson, on August 28, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 

Family 3

James Noah Vest b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
Marriage*Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married James Noah Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on October 18, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,2,8 

Family 4

Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams b. August 17, 1901, d. January 19, 1987
Marriage*Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer married Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams, son of William Winfield "Bill" Williams and Uwalker "Babe" Mills, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,2 

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. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mills Conner obituary in the Nov 11, 2013 edition.

Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 17, 1901, d. January 19, 1987
FatherWilliam Winfield "Bill" Williams1,2,3,4,5 b. August 5, 1872, d. January 2, 1945
MotherUwalker "Babe" Mills2,1,3,4,5 b. June 1, 1870, d. July 1, 1953
     Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5 He was born on August 17, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 He married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5 Oswald Lester "Boy" Williams died on January 19, 1987 at age 85.6

Family

Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer b. July 11, 1890, d. April 13, 1978
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Cynthia "Eliza" Wimmer, daughter of Noah Preston Wimmer and Martha Magdaline Neff, on June 2, 1959 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

William Winfield "Bill" Williams1,2,3,4

M, b. August 5, 1872, d. January 2, 1945
FatherHaden H. "Hade" Williams1,2,3,4 b. 1845, d. 1878
MotherLucy E. Holt1,2,3,4 b. July 8, 1845, d. 1920
     William Winfield "Bill" Williams was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3,4 He was born on August 5, 1872 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3,4 He married Uwalker "Babe" Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Sarah Frances Gearheart, on July 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 William Winfield "Bill" Williams died on January 2, 1945 at age 72.5,1,3,4

Family

Uwalker "Babe" Mills b. June 1, 1870, d. July 1, 1953
Marriage*He married Uwalker "Babe" Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Sarah Frances Gearheart, on July 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Uwalker "Babe" Mills1,2,3,4

F, b. June 1, 1870, d. July 1, 1953
FatherAnderson Mills1,2,3,4 b. July 4, 1816, d. March 15, 1888
MotherSarah Frances Gearheart1,2,3,4 b. 1838, d. August 16, 1915
     Uwalker "Babe" Mills was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,3,4 She was born on June 1, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 She married Claiborne Harvey Wimmer, son of James Madison Wimmer and Sophia Brown, on October 21, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 As of October 21, 1888,her married name was Wimmer. Uwalker "Babe" Mills married William Winfield "Bill" Williams, son of Haden H. "Hade" Williams and Lucy E. Holt, on July 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 As of July 19, 1894,her married name was Williams. Uwalker "Babe" Mills died on July 1, 1953 at age 83.2,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Claiborne Harvey Wimmer b. August 1, 1868, d. November 27, 1890
Marriage*Uwalker "Babe" Mills married Claiborne Harvey Wimmer, son of James Madison Wimmer and Sophia Brown, on October 21, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Child

Family 2

William Winfield "Bill" Williams b. August 5, 1872, d. January 2, 1945
Marriage*Uwalker "Babe" Mills married William Winfield "Bill" Williams, son of Haden H. "Hade" Williams and Lucy E. Holt, on July 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Claiborne Harvey Wimmer1,2,3,4

M, b. August 1, 1868, d. November 27, 1890
FatherJames Madison Wimmer1,2,3,4 b. February 14, 1836, d. June 14, 1906
MotherSophia Brown1,2,3,4 b. circa 1840
     Claiborne Harvey Wimmer was born on August 1, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 He married Uwalker "Babe" Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Sarah Frances Gearheart, on October 21, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Claiborne Harvey Wimmer died on November 27, 1890 at age 22.2,3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Uwalker "Babe" Mills b. June 1, 1870, d. July 1, 1953
Marriage*Claiborne Harvey Wimmer married Uwalker "Babe" Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Sarah Frances Gearheart, on October 21, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 12, 1943, d. January 20, 2019
FatherJames Edward "Ed" Conner Sr.6,1,2,7,3,8 b. February 23, 1919, d. November 19, 2003
MotherRuby Irene Mills6,1,2,7,3,8 b. February 21, 1922, d. November 9, 2013
     James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. James E. Conner, Jr., 75, of Riner, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Conner, Sr. and wife Ruby. Growing up in Floyd County James attended Check High School. After graduation he worked at Kroger in Salem for 33 years. Following a brief retirement from Kroger, James went back to work as a valet at Carilion in the New River Valley for five years. James was a loyal and passionate fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Vikings, Virginia Cavaliers athletics, and Jeff Gordon racing. In his spare time James enjoyed gardening, canning food, and going on 4-wheeling trips to West Virginia with his friends. James is survived by his wife of 17 years, Linda Hoosier; daughter, Cindy Conner; son, Jeff Conner; stepchildren, Sharon Wright, Stephen Wiley, and Suzanne Wiley; grandchildren, Allen and Adam Conner, Amber Dalton, Dustin McClure, Matthew and Bethany LaPrade, Shelley and Shane Wright, and Claire and Emma Wiley; great-grandchildren, Brayden and Mila LaPrade, and Camden Conner; and long-time friends, Doug Westmoreland, Brenda Horne, and Jimmy, Sarah, Landon, and Ava Marrs. A funeral service will be held at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019 with Pastor Dan Johnson officiating.3 He was born on July 12, 1943 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5 He married Ramona Ann Cook on April 22, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. and Ramona Ann Cook were divorced on June 7, 1985 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. married Linda Elaine Hoosier on July 29, 2001 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.3,4 James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. died on January 20, 2019 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.3

Family 1

Ramona Ann Cook b. December 4, 1948, d. June 27, 2021
Marriage*He married Ramona Ann Cook on April 22, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 
Divorce* James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. and Ramona Ann Cook were divorced on June 7, 1985 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 
Children
  • Jeffrey Allen "Jeff" Conner10,3,9,4
  • Cynthia Leigh "Cindy" Conner10,3,9,4

Family 2

Linda Elaine Hoosier
Marriage*James Edward "Jimmy" Conner Jr. married Linda Elaine Hoosier on July 29, 2001 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Correr, Sr. obituary in the Nov 20, 2003 edition.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the James E. Conner, Jr. obituary.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mills Conner obituary in the Nov 11, 2013 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Eloise Conner Turman obituary in the Oct 23, 2020 edition.
  9. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Ramona Ann Conner obituary.
  10. [S798] Register Herald, From the Junior Lee Moles obituary in the Jan 27, 2006 edition.

Iva Eloise Conner1,2

F, b. September 23, 1939, d. October 21, 2020
FatherJames Edward "Ed" Conner Sr.3,4,1,5,2 b. February 23, 1919, d. November 19, 2003
MotherRuby Irene Mills3,4,1,5,2 b. February 21, 1922, d. November 9, 2013
     Iva Eloise Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on September 23, 1939 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married Richard Lee Young, son of Roy Lee Young and Cecil Gertrude Nichols, on September 21, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of September 21, 1956,her married name was Young. Iva Eloise Conner and Richard Lee Young were divorced on March 29, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.6 As of June 21, 1961,her married name was Turman.7 Iva Eloise Conner married Franklin D. "D" Turman on June 21, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,8,7,2 Iva Eloise Conner died on October 21, 2020 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.2 She Iva Eloise Conner Turman, 81, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. She was born on September 23, 1939, in Check, Virginia. Iva was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin (D.) Turman; her parents, James E. and Ruby Conner; and her brother, Jimmy Conner. Our mother had the best sense of humor and loved to make you laugh. She loved her family, was our rock, and was the best mother to us all, grandma and great grandma. She was a hard-working one-of-a-kind lady whose entire family will cherish all the wonderful memories she created. She is survived by her children, Becky Graham, Ricky Turman (Vicky), Deana Fralin (Wayne), Sandra Painter (Jesse), and DeWayne Turman (Mindy); her grandchildren, Billy Graham, Michael, Vince, Zach and Chris Turman, Lindsay, Ashley and Daniel Setchel, Cody Turman, Hannah Bowles, Greg and Graci Fralin, and JD Turman, who she had a special bond with; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Bruce Conner (Kathy), and Kenneth Conner (Robin), and many special nieces, nephews, and extended family. The family sends a very special thank you to Mindy Scheinder, who Mom loved like a daughter and took special care of her when she needed it most. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at Oakey's South Chapel. The Graveside Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Copper Hill Cemetery in Copper Hill, Va. on October 23, 2020.2

Family 1

Richard Lee Young b. July 27, 1939, d. July 8, 1997
Marriage*She married Richard Lee Young, son of Roy Lee Young and Cecil Gertrude Nichols, on September 21, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Iva Eloise Conner and Richard Lee Young were divorced on March 29, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.6 
Child

Family 2

Franklin D. "D" Turman b. March 8, 1937, d. November 25, 2004
Marriage*Iva Eloise Conner married Franklin D. "D" Turman on June 21, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,8,7,2 
Children
  • Becky Turman8,2
  • Ricky Turman8,2
  • Richard Lee Turman7
  • Deana Annette Turman8,7,2
  • Sandra Dee Turman8,7,2
  • Joseph Dewayne Turman8,2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Eloise Conner Turman obituary in the Oct 23, 2020 edition.
  3. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Correr, Sr. obituary in the Nov 20, 2003 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mills Conner obituary in the Nov 11, 2013 edition.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Franklin D. Turman obituary in the Nov 27, 2004 edition.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Elizabeth Ann Martin1,2

F, b. April, 1820, d. before November 24, 1904
     Elizabeth Ann Martin was born in April, 1820 at Virginia.3 As of before March 20, 1848,her married name was McGee.4 She married Unknown McGee before March 20, 1848.4 Elizabeth Ann Martin married Jacob R. Conner, son of William R. "Billy Strong" Conner and Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Poff, on March 20, 1848 at Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia); Ann's maiden name was probably Martin. On her marriage certificate she lists her father as Michael Martin of Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 As of March 20, 1848,her married name was Conner. Elizabeth Ann Martin died before November 24, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her husband Jacob remarried in Nov of 1904 so Elizabeth must have died before this date.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 222, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1860Dwelling 623, Giles Co., Virginia7
1870Dwelling 150, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 363, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 24, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family 1

Unknown McGee
Marriage*Elizabeth Ann Martin married Unknown McGee before March 20, 1848.4 

Family 2

Jacob R. Conner b. October, 1825, d. March 9, 1912
Marriage*Elizabeth Ann Martin married Jacob R. Conner, son of William R. "Billy Strong" Conner and Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Poff, on March 20, 1848 at Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia); Ann's maiden name was probably Martin. On her marriage certificate she lists her father as Michael Martin of Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Dessie Mae Conner1

F, b. January 2, 1911, d. March 4, 1996
FatherGuy Ezra Conner2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 b. February 8, 1889, d. September 14, 1980
MotherNellie Frances Poff2,3,4,7,9,10 b. July 6, 1891, d. October 15, 1953
     Her Social Security Number was 223-84-9667.11 Dessie Mae Conner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.12,1 She was born on January 2, 1911 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.11,12 She died on March 4, 1996 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.11,12,1 She CONNER, Dessie Mae, 85, formerly of Copper Hill, died Monday night, March 4, 1996, in a Salem nursing home. Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Aldene C. and Thomas Nichols of Roanoke; a brother and sister-in-law, Alvin E. and Attaway Conner of Bent Mountain; several nieces and nephews; her stepmother, Ora S. Conner of Check, and three sisters-in-law, Juanita P. Conner, Bonnie R. Conner and Nadine Archer. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Salem Church ( head of the river), with Elder W. T. Conner and Elder Larry Hollandsworth officiating. Interment will be in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. on March 6, 1996.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 88, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 97, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 87, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dessie Mae Conner obituary in the Mar 6, 1996 edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Arnie Conner Dowdy obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Guy E. Conner obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Guy Ezra Conner.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Cleoplas E. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Aldene Conner Nichols obituary in the Feb 28, 2009 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Calla Ann "Callie" Poff1

F, b. July 25, 1869, d. May 5, 1934
FatherMarshall S. Poff2,3,4,5 b. September 13, 1850, d. December 22, 1927
MotherNancy Jane Alley2,3,6,7,4,5 b. February 16, 1838, d. 1913
     Calla Ann "Callie" Poff was buried at Harman Cemetery (also known as Poff Family Cemetery or Pineview Cemetery), just off Rt. 114, Vicker, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She was born on July 25, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her gravestone has a birth date of Aug 2, 1869.2,3,1,4 She married R. D. Weese on April 8, 1889 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.3 As of April 8, 1889,her married name was Weese. As of June 19, 1902,her married name was Heslep.1,5 Calla Ann "Callie" Poff married James B. Heslep on June 19, 1902 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 Calla Ann "Callie" Poff died on May 5, 1934 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 64.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 34, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 342, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 223, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 358, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Family 1

R. D. Weese b. circa 1870
Marriage*Calla Ann "Callie" Poff married R. D. Weese on April 8, 1889 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.3 

Family 2

James B. Heslep b. circa 1867
Marriage*Calla Ann "Callie" Poff married James B. Heslep on June 19, 1902 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 

Citations

  1. [S942] Phobe Jane Sturdivant Poff, "Poff Surname," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 20, 2005 and Feb 5, 2006.
  2. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  3. [S960] VA Pulaski Co., Pulaski Co., VA Marriages, Book 7.
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1694] W. W. Gardner, Records of Death - Book 15, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1930 - Oct 18, 1935.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

George M. Hart1

M, b. circa 1865
     George M. Hart died at bef 1/12/1920; His wife Estrella was enumerated as a widow in the 1920 Census.2 He was born circa 1865 at Illinois.1 He married Estrella M. Davee, daughter of Daniel S. Davee and Sophia Tulewiler, circa 1900.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 280, District 136, Ward 6, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana1

Occupation

1910Potter1

Family

Estrella M. Davee b. June 7, 1875, d. June, 1964
Marriage*George M. Hart married Estrella M. Davee, daughter of Daniel S. Davee and Sophia Tulewiler, circa 1900.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

James William Alvah Sowder Jr.1,2

M, b. January 11, 1927, d. December 6, 2006
FatherJames William Alvah Sowder Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6 b. March 28, 1888, d. January 8, 1983
MotherEmma Blanche Mitchell1,2,3,4,5,6 b. November 15, 1899, d. June 1, 1990
     James William Alvah Sowder Jr. was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on January 11, 1927 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 He married Coretta Olivia "Rita" Garraghty on June 20, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,6 James William Alvah Sowder Jr. died on December 6, 2006 at Blue Ridge, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 79.3 He James Alvah Sowder, 79, of Blue Ridge, formerly of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 6, 2006, from his home. He was born in Roanoke, January 11, 1927, son of the late James A. Sowder, Sr. and Emma Mitchell Sowder. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James Gary Sowder; two sisters, Geneva Seaman and Martha Ann Sowder. Jim served in the US Navy during World War II as an Aviation Machinist. He was an advertising Salesman for Reuben H. Donnelly Company, for many years. He was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Coretta (Rita) Sowder; daughter, Donna de Simone and her husband, Mick of Blue Ridge; two grandsons, Matthew de Simone of Roanoke and Patrick de Simone of Blue Ridge; sister, Dolores Johnson and her husband Carl of Douglasville, Ga; a number of nieces and nephews; lifetime friend, Algie Martin of Floyd. Funeral Service will be held at the graveside, 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2006, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Chapel Mausoleum. The Revs. Donna Hopkins Britt and Timothy E. Martin to officiate. Those wishing to make memorials please consider Calvary Baptist Church, 608 Campbell Ave. SW, Roanoke, Va. 24016. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Oakey's North Chapel. on December 7, 2006.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 377, District 33, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 198, District 81-4C, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Coretta Olivia "Rita" Garraghty
Marriage*James William Alvah Sowder Jr. married Coretta Olivia "Rita" Garraghty on June 20, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Emma Mitchell Sowder obituary in the Jun 3, 1990 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Alvah Sowder obitaury in the Dec 7, 2006 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Martha A. Sowder obitaury in the May 12, 2003 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Gary Sowder obitaury in the Oct 19, 1993 edition.

Geneva Mitchell Sowder1,2,3,4,5

F, b. April 14, 1924, d. March 9, 1995
FatherJames William Alvah Sowder Sr.1,2,6,7,4,8,5 b. March 28, 1888, d. January 8, 1983
MotherEmma Blanche Mitchell1,2,6,7,4,8,5 b. November 15, 1899, d. June 1, 1990
     Geneva Mitchell Sowder was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 226-26-5258.9 She married Richard F. Seaman.2,3 Her married name was Seaman. Geneva Mitchell Sowder was born on April 14, 1924 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,4 As of February 27, 1945,her married name was Jones.5 She married Jacob Newton Jones Jr. on February 27, 1945 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Geneva Mitchell Sowder died on March 9, 1995 at age 70.9,3 She SEAMAN, Geneva M., of Roanoke, died Thursday, March 9, 1995. Surviving are her husband, Richard F. Seaman; son and daughter-in-law, James T. and Gabrielle Jones, Buena Vista; four grandchildren, Josie Turcotte, Coral Springs, Fla., Jason Lloyd, Tampa, Fla., Jeannine C. Lloyd, Tampa, Fla., Jeremy W. Jones, Buena Vista; two great-grandchildren; one brother, James A. Sowder, Roanoke; two sisters, Martha Ann Sowder, Roanoke, Shirley D. Johnson, Altanta, Ga. Services will be at Oakey's North Chapel, 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 1995. The Rev. David Kirk will officiate. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel after 2 p.m. Friday, where the family will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. on March 10, 1995.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 377, District 33, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 198, District 81-4C, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Richard F. Seaman
Marriage*Geneva Mitchell Sowder married Richard F. Seaman.2,3 

Family 2

Jacob Newton Jones Jr. b. November 5, 1923, d. September 20, 2011
Marriage*Geneva Mitchell Sowder married Jacob Newton Jones Jr. on February 27, 1945 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 
Child
  • James Thomas Jones5,3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Emma Mitchell Sowder obituary in the Jun 3, 1990 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geneva M. Seaman obitaury in the Mar 10, 1995 edition.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Alvah Sowder obitaury in the Dec 7, 2006 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Martha A. Sowder obitaury in the May 12, 2003 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.