Infant Stump

M, b. January 22, 1912, d. January 22, 1912
FatherWilliam McKinley Stump1 b. May 18, 1867, d. May 3, 1928
MotherMary Frances Collins1 b. December 25, 1874, d. December 5, 1918
     Infant Stump died on January 22, 1912 at Virginia.1 He was born on January 22, 1912 at Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S72] Jim Stump, "Stump, Lovell, Lightner, Ratcliff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 3, 2003.

E. Josephine "Josie" Wiseman1,2

F, b. July, 1869
     E. Josephine "Josie" Wiseman She had 3 children with William.1 She was born in July, 1869 at West Virginia.2 As of October 30, 1892,her married name was Lephew.1 She married William Patterson Lephew on October 30, 1892 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 58, District 94, Red Sulphur, Monroe Co., West Virginia2

Family

William Patterson Lephew b. April 7, 1861, d. July 13, 1947
Marriage*E. Josephine "Josie" Wiseman married William Patterson Lephew on October 30, 1892 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S809] Gloria Unknown (granddaughter), "William Patterson Lephew," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 7, 2002.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Ella Alice Roop1,2

F, b. circa 1891
     Ella Alice Roop Ella had 4 children with William.1 She was born circa 1891 at Giles Co., Virginia.2 As of October 9, 1910,her married name was Lephew.1 She married William Patterson Lephew on October 9, 1910 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1

Family

William Patterson Lephew b. April 7, 1861, d. July 13, 1947
Marriage*Ella Alice Roop married William Patterson Lephew on October 9, 1910 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S809] Gloria Unknown (granddaughter), "William Patterson Lephew," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 7, 2002.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the LaPhew-Roop marriage record.

William Harvey Dobbins1,2,3

M, b. December 10, 1872, d. August 7, 1950
FatherBallard C. Dobbins1 b. December 29, 1842, d. April 6, 1930
MotherSarah Malinda Jones1 b. circa 1849, d. March 15, 1921
     William Harvey Dobbins was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on December 10, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 He married Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, daughter of Peter Nathan Collins and Virginia Ann Conner, on December 6, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,6 William Harvey Dobbins died on August 7, 1950 at age 77.4

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 49, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 179, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1920Farmer2
1930Farmer3

Family

Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins b. January 24, 1883, d. June 8, 1961
Marriage*William Harvey Dobbins married Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, daughter of Peter Nathan Collins and Virginia Ann Conner, on December 6, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Lawrence Dobbins obituary in the Jun 4, 2014 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Mae Bower obituary in the Oct 3, 2014 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Carl Lawrence Dobbins1,2

M, b. June 4, 1918, d. June 3, 2014
FatherWilliam Harvey Dobbins3,4,1,2,5 b. December 10, 1872, d. August 7, 1950
MotherElectra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins3,4,1,2,5 b. January 24, 1883, d. June 8, 1961
     Carl Lawrence Dobbins was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on June 4, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Mae Marie West on November 17, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 Carl Lawrence Dobbins died on June 3, 2014 at Virginia at age 95.2 He Carl Lawrence Dobbins, of Floyd, passed peacefully on June 3, 2014. Carl was born June 4, 1918, the son of Harvey and Lula Dobbins. Carl married Mae M. West in 1937 and they raised two children. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Marie Cartwright; four brothers; and a sister. Today, Carl is celebrating his ninety sixth birthday in heaven. Carl is survived by his wife, Mae M. Dobbins; sister, Iva M. Bower; daughter, Elizabeth Whitlock and son Kyle Dobbins; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on June 5, 2014 at Gardner Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Cannaday and Reverend Hebron Quesenberry officiating . Interment will follow at Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd, Va. Friends may call after 1 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home on June 4, where the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers to Good Samaritan Hospice, NRV; 1160 Moose Dr. NW; Christiansburg, VA 24073. on June 4, 2014.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 49, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 179, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 71, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farmer7

Family

Mae Marie West b. May 5, 1918, d. August 7, 2018
Marriage*Carl Lawrence Dobbins married Mae Marie West on November 17, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 
Children
  • Elizabeth Marie Dobbins8,2,6
  • Kyle Lee Dobbins2,6,9

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Lawrence Dobbins obituary in the Jun 4, 2014 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Mae Bower obituary in the Oct 3, 2014 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mae Marie West Dobbins obituary in the Aug 9, 2018 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mae Marie West1,2

F, b. May 5, 1918, d. August 7, 2018
     Mae Marie West was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on May 5, 1918 at Carroll Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Carl Lawrence Dobbins, son of William Harvey Dobbins and Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, on November 17, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 As of November 17, 1937,her married name was Dobbins. Mae Marie West died on August 7, 2018 at Virginia at age 100.3 She Mae Marie West Dobbins of Floyd, Va., passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Born on May 5, 1918, Mae was 100 years young when she was enfolded into Gods loving arms. Mae is predeceased in death by her parents, Winfield & Fannie West; her husband, Carl L. Dobbins; granddaughter, Marie Cartwright; two brothers & one sister. Mae is survived by her devoted cat, Dream, daughter Elizabeth Whitlock, son, Kyle Dobbins, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren & five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 8, 2018 where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be at Gardner Funeral Home on Thursday August 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Hebron Quesenberry and Pastor Roy Turpin. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family expresses their gratitude to everyone who assisted with Mae's care, for the visits and cards. She so enjoyed the company & receiving her cards. Special thanks to her caregivers from Caregiver Placement Services, LLC & Kindred Hospice. on August 10, 2018.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 71, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Carl Lawrence Dobbins b. June 4, 1918, d. June 3, 2014
Marriage*Mae Marie West married Carl Lawrence Dobbins, son of William Harvey Dobbins and Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, on November 17, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 
Children
  • Elizabeth Marie Dobbins6,4,3
  • Kyle Lee Dobbins4,3,7

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Gilbert Crowder obituary in the Aug 9, 2018 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mae Marie West Dobbins obituary in the Aug 9, 2018 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Lawrence Dobbins obituary in the Jun 4, 2014 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Iva May Dobbins1,2,3

F, b. August 3, 1927, d. September 30, 2014
FatherWilliam Harvey Dobbins1,2,4,3 b. December 10, 1872, d. August 7, 1950
MotherElectra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins1,2,4,3 b. January 24, 1883, d. June 8, 1961
     Iva May Dobbins was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on August 3, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 She married Fred Lewis Bower, son of Lewis Eli Bower and Maude M. Sumpter, on April 19, 1947 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 As of April 19, 1947,her married name was Bower. Iva May Dobbins died on September 30, 2014 at Virginia at age 87.3 She Iva Mae Bower, 87, of Floyd, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Lula Mae Dobbins. She was predeceased by her sister, Ada Basham; and brother, Carl Dobbins. She also was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Fred Lewis Bower. She worked hard all her life, and was a devoted mother. She was known as an excellent cook and she loved her cats. She also enjoyed her neighbors and loved to share old timey ways with them. Left to treasure her memory are her children: Calvin Bower and wife, Mary of Salem, Ginger B. Conner of Virginia Beach, G.G. Bower and fiance, Mary Owens of Floyd. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Jessica Bean and husband, J.C. of Roanoke, David Stump and wife, Lisa of Moneta, Teresa Basham and husband, Dikki of Salem, along with Katrina Conner, Samuel Conner, & Benjamin Conner all of Virginia Beach. She had four great grandchildren, Peyton James McGrady and Delia Rose Bean of Roanoke and Michael and Stephanie Stump of Moneta. Also treasuring her memory is her "very special friend" and companion, Bud Lorleberg of Floyd who brought love and laughter into her life for 14 years. Her children can never thank him enough for caring for their mom. Gardner Funeral Home of Floyd will provide Visitation on Friday, October 3, 2014 where the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Jimmy Cannaday and the Reverend Hebron Quesenberry officiating. Interment will follow at Jacksonville Cemetery. A reception will be provided by the Women's Fellowship at Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren following the service. on October 3, 2014.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 179, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

Fred Lewis Bower b. August 9, 1925, d. August 14, 2000
Marriage*Iva May Dobbins married Fred Lewis Bower, son of Lewis Eli Bower and Maude M. Sumpter, on April 19, 1947 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children
  • G. G. Bower3,6
  • Calvin L. Bower3,6
  • Ginger Elaine Bower6,7,3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Mae Bower obituary in the Oct 3, 2014 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Lawrence Dobbins obituary in the Jun 4, 2014 edition.
  5. [S1972] Comp. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fred L. Bower obituary in the Aug 15, 2000 edition.
  7. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Fred Lewis Bower1,2

M, b. August 9, 1925, d. August 14, 2000
FatherLewis Eli Bower1 b. September 27, 1885, d. June 27, 1962
MotherMaude M. Sumpter1 b. January 29, 1888, d. June 1, 1963
     Fred Lewis Bower was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 229-24-1471.4 He was born on August 9, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 He married Iva May Dobbins, daughter of William Harvey Dobbins and Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, on April 19, 1947 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 Fred Lewis Bower died on August 14, 2000 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.4,3 He BOWER, Fred L., 75, of Floyd, passed away Monday, August 14, 2000, in Veterans Administration Medical Center, Salem. He is survived by his wife, Iva Mae Bower of Floyd; three children and spouses, Calvin L. and Mary Bower of Salem, Ginger B. and Leonard Conner of Virginia Beach, and G. G. and Sandra Bower of Floyd; five grandchildren, Jessica McGrady of Christiansburg, Teresa Stump of Salem, Katrina Conner, Samuel Conner, and Benjamin Conner, all of Virginia Beach; and one brother, Guy Bower of Floyd. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home with the Rev. Layne Board and the Rev. Arnold Naff officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. Friends may call at Gardner Funeral Home Tuesday, where the family will be from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans. on August 15, 2000.3

Family

Iva May Dobbins b. August 3, 1927, d. September 30, 2014
Marriage*He married Iva May Dobbins, daughter of William Harvey Dobbins and Electra Mae/Maye "Lula" Collins, on April 19, 1947 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • G. G. Bower2,3
  • Calvin L. Bower2,3
  • Ginger Elaine Bower3,5,2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Mae Bower obituary in the Oct 3, 2014 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fred L. Bower obituary in the Aug 15, 2000 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lewis Eli Bower1,2,3,4

M, b. September 27, 1885, d. June 27, 1962
     Lewis Eli Bower was buried at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Rt. 677 near intersection with Rt. 617, Laurel Ridge, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 He was born on September 27, 1885 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; His WWII Draft Registration card has a birth date of Sep 27, 1886.1,2,3,4 He married Maude M. Sumpter in 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 Lewis Eli Bower died on June 27, 1962 at age 76.1,2

Family

Maude M. Sumpter b. January 29, 1888, d. June 1, 1963
Marriage*He married Maude M. Sumpter in 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S253] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, St. Matthew Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Maude M. Sumpter1

F, b. January 29, 1888, d. June 1, 1963
     Maude M. Sumpter was buried at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Rt. 677 near intersection with Rt. 617, Laurel Ridge, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on January 29, 1888 at Virginia.1,2 She married Lewis Eli Bower in 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 As of 1911,her married name was Bower. Maude M. Sumpter died on June 1, 1963 at age 75.1,2

Family

Lewis Eli Bower b. September 27, 1885, d. June 27, 1962
Marriage*She married Lewis Eli Bower in 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S253] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, St. Matthew Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William Henry Graham1,2

M, b. December 15, 1877
FatherWilliam Alexander Graham1 b. October 21, 1855, d. January 6, 1886
MotherHenrietta Spangler1 b. October 27, 1861, d. May 25, 1917
     William Henry Graham was born on December 15, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Arletha Gay Collins, daughter of Peter Nathan Collins and Virginia Ann Conner, on January 24, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 124, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 6, District 103, West Whiteland, Chester Co., Pennsylvania6

Occupation

1920Farmer5
1930Farmer6

Family

Arletha Gay Collins b. March, 1888
Marriage*William Henry Graham married Arletha Gay Collins, daughter of Peter Nathan Collins and Virginia Ann Conner, on January 24, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children
  • Ruby V. Graham5,6
  • Isaac Perry Graham5,6
  • Iva C. Graham5,6
  • Sue E. Graham6
  • Lee W. Graham5,6
  • Laura E. Graham6
  • Early H. Graham6
  • Margaret M. Graham6
  • Bessie Graham6
  • Cammie A. Graham6

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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Martha Ellen Stump1

F, b. June 14, 1886, d. April 23, 1980
FatherJames Thomas Stump1 b. October 10, 1863, d. May 31, 1905
MotherNancy Frances Ferris1 b. March 20, 1867, d. December 8, 1949
     Martha Ellen Stump was buried at Charles Benjamin Cooper Cemetery, Rt. 806, 0.4 miles from Rt. 640, Six Mile Post Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 224-92-9617.3 She was born on June 14, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 She married Robert Walter Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on July 7, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 As of July 7, 1905,her married name was Collins. Martha Ellen Stump died on April 23, 1980 at age 93.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 197, District 114, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia6
1920Dwelling 117, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 110, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family

Robert Walter Collins b. December 4, 1881, d. February 25, 1953
Marriage*Martha Ellen Stump married Robert Walter Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on July 7, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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 Edith Collins Young obituary in the Jan 20, 2009 edition.

Alice Mary Walters1,2,3

F, b. May 22, 1868, d. January 1, 1957
FatherJacob B. Walters1,2 b. circa 1804, d. circa 1887
MotherElizabeth Aliff1,2 b. 1837, d. after 1890
     Alice Mary Walters was born on May 22, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 She married Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on January 1, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of January 1, 1891,her married name was Collins. Alice Mary Walters died on January 1, 1957 at age 88.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 126, District 74, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 69, District 128, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 101, District 128, Raleigh Court Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1930Dwelling 366, District 3, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Henry Whitenack7
1940Dwelling 76, District 119-5, Roanoke, Virginia8

Family

Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins b. June 12, 1868
Marriage*Alice Mary Walters married Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on January 1, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S351] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book F, From the Jacob Walters will, page 21.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1360] H. Wade Doyle, "Descendants of Jacob B. Walters."
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lucy B. Collins1,2

F, b. March 22, 1872, d. August 25, 1886
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins2 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner2 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Lucy B. Collins was buried at Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery, Rt. 221, across from Simpson's Store, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on March 22, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on August 25, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 14; Died of flux.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S171] Charles Gray with additions by David Shank in Mar 2004, Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery Transcription.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Lula V. A. Collins1,2,3,4

F, b. February 11, 1908, d. April 25, 1961
FatherIsaac Washington "Ike" Collins2,1 b. February 29, 1880, d. August 16, 1916
MotherHattie B. Hall2,5,1 b. October 18, 1884, d. December 20, 1953
     Lula V. A. Collins was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on February 11, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,3 She married James Robert Cunningham, son of John Cunningham and Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 6, 1923,her married name was Cunningham. As of November 21, 1936,her married name was Farmer.7 Lula V. A. Collins married Guy Edward Farmer on November 21, 1936 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7 Lula V. A. Collins died on April 25, 1961 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 53.3,4 She Riner - Mrs. Lula Collins Farmer, 57, died Thursday in a Christiansburg hospital. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Union Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial in Wilson Cemetery, Floyd County. on April 27, 1961.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 142, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 74, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 7, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 156, District 61-18, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Family 1

James Robert Cunningham b. 1873, d. March 5, 1936
Marriage*Lula V. A. Collins married James Robert Cunningham, son of John Cunningham and Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Guy Edward Farmer b. July 18, 1914, d. June 10, 1998
Marriage*Lula V. A. Collins married Guy Edward Farmer on November 21, 1936 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lula Collins Farmer obituary in the Apr 27, 1961 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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 Susanna Cunningham Smith obituary in the Jan 28, 1999 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Harless Cunningham Smith obituary in the Jan 15, 2000 edition.
  12. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph L. Cunningham obituary in the Jul 23, 2001 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary M. West obituary in the Jun 15, 1999 edition.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Mary F. Collins1,2

F, b. August 29, 1878, d. August 10, 1886
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins2,3 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner2,3 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Mary F. Collins was buried at Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery, Rt. 221, across from Simpson's Store, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on August 29, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Aug 25, 1879.1,3 She died on August 10, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 7; Died of flux.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S171] Charles Gray with additions by David Shank in Mar 2004, Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery Transcription.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Virginia Collins1

F, b. December 6, 1869
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins1 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner1 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Virginia Collins was born on December 6, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She There is a birth record for this child in the Floyd Co. Birth Index but she was not enumerated with her family in the 1870 Census. Obviously because of the birth date of Victoria being so close this child could also be Victoria. on September 20, 1870.2

Citations

  1. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  2. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.

James Robert Cunningham1,2,3

M, b. 1873, d. March 5, 1936
FatherJohn Cunningham1 b. circa 1852
MotherElizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly1,3 b. December, 1856
     James Robert Cunningham was born in 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Lula V. A. Collins, daughter of Isaac Washington "Ike" Collins and Hattie B. Hall, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 James Robert Cunningham died on March 5, 1936 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 7, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Farm laborer4

Family

Lula V. A. Collins b. February 11, 1908, d. April 25, 1961
Marriage*James Robert Cunningham married Lula V. A. Collins, daughter of Isaac Washington "Ike" Collins and Hattie B. Hall, on October 6, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Susanna Cunningham Smith obituary in the Jan 28, 1999 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Harless Cunningham Smith obituary in the Jan 15, 2000 edition.
  7. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph L. Cunningham obituary in the Jul 23, 2001 edition.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

John Cunningham1

M, b. circa 1852
     John Cunningham was born circa 1852 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1 He married Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly, daughter of Jobe/John Epperly and Martha A. Basham, on October 27, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly b. December, 1856
Marriage*John Cunningham married Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly, daughter of Jobe/John Epperly and Martha A. Basham, on October 27, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly1,2

F, b. December, 1856
FatherJobe/John Epperly2,1
MotherMartha A. Basham2 b. circa 1835
     Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly was born in December, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married John Cunningham on October 27, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 27, 1875,her married name was Cunningham.

Family

John Cunningham b. circa 1852
Marriage*Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Epperly married John Cunningham on October 27, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lillie C. Poage

F, b. February, 1881, d. October 8, 1904
     Lillie C. Poage was buried at Lick Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery (also known as Maxey Cemetery), next to Vaughn's Chapel, Lick Ridge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born in February, 1881.1 She married Samuel Lee Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Hancock, on February 27, 1896.1 As of February 27, 1896,her married name was Moran.2 Lillie C. Poage died on October 8, 1904 at age 23.1

Family

Samuel Lee Moran b. February 22, 1877, d. February 28, 1960
Marriage*She married Samuel Lee Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Hancock, on February 27, 1896.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1398] Clyde Maxey, Lick Ridge Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Samuel "Sampson" Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 25, 1889, d. December 16, 1929
FatherWilliam Riley "Rilo" Conner2,1,5 b. May, 1847, d. December 7, 1935
MotherMary Eleanor Martin2,1,5 b. August, 1843, d. before April 25, 1930
     Samuel "Sampson" Conner was born on May 25, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He married Osceola "Ocie" Thompson on April 1, 1917 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5 Samuel "Sampson" Conner died on December 16, 1929 at Montgomery, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 40; Died of a skull fracture in a slate fall at a coal mine.5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 155, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 144, District 94, Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland6

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6

Family

Osceola "Ocie" Thompson b. December 20, 1895, d. August, 1968
Marriage*Samuel "Sampson" Conner married Osceola "Ocie" Thompson on April 1, 1917 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Samuel Conner death certificate.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S170] Cristal Underwood Conner, "Ocie Thompson," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 16, 2003.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Correr, Sr. obituary in the Nov 20, 2003 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Conner obituary in the Jun 7, 2000 edition.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Violet C. Hambrick obituary in the Aug 21, 2006 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle Mae Conner Poff obituary in the Sep 3, 2009 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Osceola "Ocie" Thompson1,2

F, b. December 20, 1895, d. August, 1968
     Her Social Security Number was 225-72-2372.1 Osceola "Ocie" Thompson was born on December 20, 1895 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1 She married Samuel "Sampson" Conner, son of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on April 1, 1917 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2 As of April 1, 1917,her married name was Conner. Osceola "Ocie" Thompson died in August, 1968 at age 72.3,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 144, District 94, Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland5

Family

Samuel "Sampson" Conner b. May 25, 1889, d. December 16, 1929
Marriage*Osceola "Ocie" Thompson married Samuel "Sampson" Conner, son of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on April 1, 1917 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Samuel Conner death certificate.
  3. [S170] Cristal Underwood Conner, "Ocie Thompson," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 16, 2003.
  4. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Correr, Sr. obituary in the Nov 20, 2003 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Conner obituary in the Jun 7, 2000 edition.
  8. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Violet C. Hambrick obituary in the Aug 21, 2006 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle Mae Conner Poff obituary in the Sep 3, 2009 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Shirley Lee Austin1,2,3

M, b. April 20, 1897, d. August 10, 1974
FatherJoseph Henderson Austin1 b. February 8, 1859, d. March 5, 1944
MotherMary Catherine Akers1 b. July 5, 1860, d. May 1, 1901
     His Social Security Number was 224-46-6710.4 Shirley Lee Austin was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2 He was born on April 20, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4,1,3 He married Hester Elizabeth "Hettie" Clower, daughter of Pleasant Green Clower and Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, on August 16, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,8,5,9 Shirley Lee Austin died on August 10, 1974 at Radford, Virginia, at age 77.5,6,2 He FLOYD - Shirley Lee Austin, age 77, died Saturday, August 10, 1974, in a Radford hospital. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Frances Whitlock of Check; Mrs. Iris Clover of Pilot; Mrs. Allene Epperly of Floyd; Mrs. Irene Poff of Roanoke; Mrs. Garnett Ghamo of Malibu, Calif; two sons, Clarence E. Austin of Floyd; Elmon Austin of Pilot; 15 grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 12, 1974 at 2:30 p.m. at Salem Church, Floyd County, with Elder Roy Agee and Elder Julius Bocock officiating. Interment in Wilson Cemetery. on August 15, 1974.2

Family

Hester Elizabeth "Hettie" Clower b. January 11, 1891, d. May 23, 1970
Marriage*He married Hester Elizabeth "Hettie" Clower, daughter of Pleasant Green Clower and Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, on August 16, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,8,5,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Shirley Lee Austin obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Hester Clower Austin.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hester Clower Austin obituary in the May 24, 1970 edition.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.