Glenna Gerlean Vest1,2,3

F, b. August 22, 1924, d. July 8, 2000
FatherAndrew Jackson Vest4,2,3 b. October 22, 1893, d. December 21, 1925
MotherBeulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts5,4,1,2,3,6 b. September 23, 1892, d. June 2, 1962
     Glenna Gerlean Vest was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7 Her Social Security Number was 229-24-0097.8 She was born on August 22, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,4,2,3 She married William Versel Austin, son of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on September 18, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3,9 As of September 18, 1946,her married name was Austin. Glenna Gerlean Vest died on July 8, 2000 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.7,8 She AUSTIN, Glenna Vest, 75, of Christiansburg, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2000 in a Roanoke hospital. She is survived by her husband, Versal Austin; one daughter, Deneise Austin-Altizer; a grandson, Alex Altizer, all of Christiansburg; sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Hubert Harman, Check, Grathel Shepherd, Grafton; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Beulah and Sonny Vest, Floyd, Vivian and Fred Austin, Pearisburg, Madie Austin, Pilot, her extended family, Debbie and Andrew Rhea, Anthony Rhea, Anna Lee Lawrence and Roy and Helen Hungate; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2000 at the Horne Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Lane Spiegener and the Rev. Fred Austin, with burial to follow in Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to either the Christiansburg Rescue Squad or the Floyd County Rescue Squad. Friends may call anytime after 12 noon Sunday at the Horne Funeral Service, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service in Christiansburg. on July 9, 2000.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 139, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 137, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

William Versel Austin b. February 18, 1923, d. January 23, 2018
Marriage*Glenna Gerlean Vest married William Versel Austin, son of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on September 18, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3,9 
Child

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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Beulah Yeatts Poff.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenna Vest Austin obituary in the Jul 9, 2000 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Versal Austin obituary in the Jan 25, 2018 edition.
  10. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Alexander Altizer obituary in the Mar 6, 2016 edition.

Andrew Jackson Vest1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 22, 1893, d. December 21, 1925
FatherJohn Armistead Vest2,3,4,6 b. October 29, 1871, d. August 6, 1956
MotherEula Mae Akers3,2,4,6 b. October 29, 1876, d. April 14, 1949
     Andrew Jackson Vest was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 He was born on October 22, 1893 at Pizarro, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4,5,6 He married Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts, daughter of John David Yeatts and Ruth Ellen Ingram, on December 24, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,4 Andrew Jackson Vest died on December 21, 1925 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 32.1,2,4,6

Family

Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts b. September 23, 1892, d. June 2, 1962
Marriage*He married Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts, daughter of John David Yeatts and Ruth Ellen Ingram, on December 24, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Beulah Yeatts Poff.
  8. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts1,2,3

F, b. September 23, 1892, d. June 2, 1962
FatherJohn David Yeatts1,4,5,2,6,7 b. January 9, 1856, d. February 25, 1922
MotherRuth Ellen Ingram4,1,5,2,6,7 b. April 4, 1858, d. December 31, 1935
     Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,1,7 She was born on September 23, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,1,2,7 She married Andrew Jackson Vest, son of John Armistead Vest and Eula Mae Akers, on December 24, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3 As of December 24, 1914,her married name was Vest. Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts married Joseph Johnson Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on July 31, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,10 As of July 31, 1930,her married name was Poff. Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts died on June 2, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 69.8,9,1,3,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 76, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 36, District 49, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 139, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 137, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1930Seamstress11
1940Farm operator12

Family 1

Andrew Jackson Vest b. October 22, 1893, d. December 21, 1925
Marriage*Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts married Andrew Jackson Vest, son of John Armistead Vest and Eula Mae Akers, on December 24, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3 
Children

Family 2

Joseph Johnson Poff b. February 16, 1864, d. January 17, 1933
Marriage*Beulah Ann "Annie" Yeatts married Joseph Johnson Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on July 31, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,10 
Child

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Beulah Yeatts Poff.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S314] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 05.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly1,2,3

F, b. February 3, 1919, d. February 22, 2010
FatherPeter Frazier Epperly2,4 b. December 27, 1878, d. February 23, 1972
MotherFlora Ocie "Flory" Howery2,4 b. July 19, 1880, d. August 31, 1934
     Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on February 3, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 She married Kyle James Yeatts, son of James Cook Yeatts Sr. and Shannie D. Lawrence, on November 4, 1937 at Martinsville, Virginia.6 As of before June 16, 1938,her married name was Yeatts. Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly and Kyle James Yeatts were divorced on November 20, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly married Arnold Moses "Mose" Austin, son of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on July 1, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,7,3 As of July 1, 1955,her married name was Austin. Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly died on February 22, 2010 at Virginia at age 91.3 She Madie Ola Epperly Austin, 91, of Floyd County, Va., passed away on Monday, February 22, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold "Mose" Austin; daughter, Peggy Yeatts Stinson; and son, Larry Yeatts. She is survived by her daughter, Patsy Austin; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Donna Austin; daughter-in-law, Betty Yeatts; son-in-law, Ralph and Dawna Stinson; brother, Herbert Epperly and wife, Allene; sister, Lucille Shelor; grandchildren, Danielle, Jacob, Tyler, and Kayla Austin, Kris and Joshua Bower, Debbie Wimmer and husband, Justin, Danny Yeatts and wife, Donna, Dana Reince and husband, David, Jimmy Conner and wife, Kay, Lisa Sutphin and husband, Jeff, and Brian Stinson and wife, Elizabeth; 14 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Fred L. Austin officiating. Interment to follow in the Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be made by visiting maberryfuneralhome.com on February 24, 2010.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 28, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Kyle James Yeatts b. March 26, 1916, d. July 25, 1986
Marriage*Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly married Kyle James Yeatts, son of James Cook Yeatts Sr. and Shannie D. Lawrence, on November 4, 1937 at Martinsville, Virginia.6 
Divorce* Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly and Kyle James Yeatts were divorced on November 20, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Family 2

Arnold Moses "Mose" Austin b. January 13, 1925, d. December 10, 1997
Marriage*Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly married Arnold Moses "Mose" Austin, son of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on July 1, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,7,3 
Children
  • Patricia Lynn "Patsy" Austin12,7,9,10,3
  • Joseph "Joe" Austin7,9,10,3

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Madie Ola Epperly Austin obituary in the Feb 24, 2010 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Willard Harding Epperly obituary in the Aug 14, 2000 edition.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arnold Moses Austin obituary in the Dec 11, 1997 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Gene Yeatts obituary in the Dec 2, 2009 edition.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Peggy Ann Yeatts obituary in the Apr 29, 1976 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Elizabeth Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. June 15, 1879, d. November 1, 1968
FatherErasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner2,4,5,6 b. January 10, 1851, d. November 7, 1913
MotherLaura Green Smith2,4,5,6 b. September 20, 1853, d. December 18, 1947
     Sarah Elizabeth Conner was buried at White Cemetery (also known as Crockett Cemetery), Rt. 637, near Rt. 11, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,6 She was born on June 15, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her gravestone and death certificate have a birth year of 1880 but according to the 1880 Census she must have been born in 1879.1,2,5,6 She married Posey Seldon Lawrence, son of Darius A. Lawrence and Emma Zetta Hall, on September 6, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 As of September 6, 1899,her married name was Lawrence. Sarah Elizabeth Conner died on November 1, 1968 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 89.1,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 208, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 189, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 161, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 337, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 192, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Family

Posey Seldon Lawrence b. July 2, 1877, d. April 28, 1955
Marriage*Sarah Elizabeth Conner married Posey Seldon Lawrence, son of Darius A. Lawrence and Emma Zetta Hall, on September 6, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S391] Ruth G. Hale & Babe Fowler, White Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.

Peter Frazier Epperly1,2,3,4

M, b. December 27, 1878, d. February 23, 1972
FatherJames H. Epperly2 b. circa 1835, d. November 5, 1888
MotherMary C. Akers2
     Peter Frazier Epperly was buried at Camp Creek Cemetery, Rt. 615 on top of a hill on the left side, 6.5 northeast of Floyd, Camp Creek, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on December 27, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery, daughter of Jonathan Howery and Elizabeth Alice "Eliza" LeSueur, on January 11, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Peter Frazier Epperly died on February 23, 1972 at age 93.1

Family

Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery b. July 19, 1880, d. August 31, 1934
Marriage*He married Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery, daughter of Jonathan Howery and Elizabeth Alice "Eliza" LeSueur, on January 11, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S709] Janice Smyth, Camp Creek Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Willard Harding Epperly obituary in the Aug 14, 2000 edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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.

Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery1

F, b. July 19, 1880, d. August 31, 1934
FatherJonathan Howery2 b. April 19, 1855, d. February 9, 1931
MotherElizabeth Alice "Eliza" LeSueur2 b. November 6, 1861, d. September 9, 1935
     Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery was buried at Camp Creek Cemetery, Rt. 615 on top of a hill on the left side, 6.5 northeast of Floyd, Camp Creek, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on July 19, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Peter Frazier Epperly, son of James H. Epperly and Mary C. Akers, on January 11, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of January 11, 1900,her married name was Epperly. Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery died on August 31, 1934 at age 54.1

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Peter Frazier Epperly b. December 27, 1878, d. February 23, 1972
Marriage*Flora Ocie "Flory" Howery married Peter Frazier Epperly, son of James H. Epperly and Mary C. Akers, on January 11, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S709] Janice Smyth, Camp Creek Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Willard Harding Epperly obituary in the Aug 14, 2000 edition.

William Coolidge Whitlock1,2,3

M, b. October 29, 1924, d. September 12, 1976
FatherDavid Leonard Whitlock4,2,3 b. February 22, 1887, d. December 30, 1964
MotherMary Evelyn "Evie" Rutrough4,2,3 b. March 23, 1885, d. May 4, 1968
     William Coolidge Whitlock was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on October 29, 1924 at Virginia.4,2 He married Beulah Irene Austin, daughter of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on March 2, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,4,3,6 William Coolidge Whitlock died on September 12, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 51.2

Family

Beulah Irene Austin b. May 24, 1927, d. September 22, 2017
Marriage*He married Beulah Irene Austin, daughter of George Moses Austin and Margie Bertie Vest, on March 2, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,4,3,6 
Children
  • Debra Faye Whitlock4,3,6
  • Rev. Daniel William "Danny" Whitlock7,1,6
  • David Alan Whitlock4,6

Citations

  1. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Austin Whitlock Vest obituary in the Sep 23, 2017 edition.
  7. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Edison Roy "Henderson" Light1,2,3,4

M, b. August 29, 1907, d. May 23, 1955
FatherHenry Jacob Light5,6,1,2,3,7 b. June 26, 1878, d. May 22, 1961
MotherTempie Elizabeth Vest5,6,1,2,3,7 b. November 26, 1878, d. November 8, 1958
     Edison Roy "Henderson" Light was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9 He was born on August 29, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1,4 He married Norma Vaught on December 15, 1932 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.10,1,4 Edison Roy "Henderson" Light died on May 23, 1955 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 47.8,9 He Roy Light 47 of the Terry's Fork area, died in a Christiansburg hospital, May 23, 1955. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Norma V Light; one son, Tommy Light, at home; five daughters, Linda & Judy Light, at home; Mrs. Lee Lawrence and Mrs. Freddie Austin, both of Pilot; Mrs. Norman Sowers, Salem; his parents, Mr & Mrs. Henry J. Light, Pilot; three brothers, Doy Light, Pilot; and Harley and Carson Light, both of Salem; three sisters, Miss Clara Light, Miss Louise Light and Mrs. Joe Link all of Pilot; three grandchildren. Funeral was held Wednesday at Havens Chapel. Burial was in the Iddings Cemetery.
on May 26, 1955.9

Census Records

1910Dwelling 150, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 138, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 302, District 25, Town, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother-in-law Archie Vest11
1940Dwelling 72, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1930Coal mine laborer11
1940Coal mine hammer operator12

Family

Norma Vaught b. June 30, 1911, d. September 30, 2000
Marriage*Edison Roy "Henderson" Light married Norma Vaught on December 15, 1932 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.10,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Vaught marriage record.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Fern Light obituary in the Mar 19, 1997 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Edith Light obituary in the Feb 17, 1997 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rheba Light Link obituary in the Nov 21, 2010 edition.
  8. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Roy Light obituary in the May 26, 1955 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norma Light obituary in the Oct 1, 2000 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  17. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Norma Vaught1,2,3

F, b. June 30, 1911, d. September 30, 2000
     Her Social Security Number was 226-50-6089.4 Norma Vaught was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on June 30, 1911 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,4,5,3 She married Edison Roy "Henderson" Light, son of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on December 15, 1932 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,2,3 As of December 15, 1932,her married name was Light.3 Norma Vaught died on September 30, 2000 at Virginia at age 89.4 She LIGHT, Norma, 89, of Pilot, died Saturday, September 30, 2000. She was born on June 30, 1911, to Amon and Mary Vaught in West Virginia. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley. She was an avid reader and loved gardening and her church. Her husband, Roy; two children, Kenneth and Linda Moles; and one grandchild, Michael, preceded her in death. Surviving are her four daughters, Christene (Norman) Sowers of Check, Lorene Lawrence of Pilot, Vivian (Fred) Austin of Pearisburg, Judy (Marshall) NcNeil of Pilot; one son, Tommy (Ann) Light of Blacksburg; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, two stepgreat-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Rheba Link of Check and Mary Vaught of West Virginia. She was a member of the Pilot United Methodist Church. Friends may call anytime after 1:30 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home Sunday, October 1, 2000, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 2, 2000, at Horne Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tom Martin, Dr. Fred Austin, and Rev. Kimball Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Iddings Cemetery in the Terry's Fork section of Floyd County. The family request in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24068 or New River Valley Hospice, 111 West Main St., Christiansburg, Va. 24073. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service in Christiansburg. on October 1, 2000.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 72, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Edison Roy "Henderson" Light b. August 29, 1907, d. May 23, 1955
Marriage*Norma Vaught married Edison Roy "Henderson" Light, son of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on December 15, 1932 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Vaught marriage record.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norma Light obituary in the Oct 1, 2000 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Roy Light obituary in the May 26, 1955 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Florence Epperly1,2

F, b. October 13, 1897, d. March 8, 1991
FatherJohn Henry Epperly3,1 b. January 14, 1858, d. December 17, 1922
MotherNancy Adeline Sowers3,1 b. June 6, 1858, d. March 15, 1922
     Her Social Security Number was 225-92-3581.4 Florence Epperly was buried at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia.5 She was born on October 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 She married Coy Raymond Cole, son of Elder Henry Valentine Cole and Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence, on June 8, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,6 As of June 8, 1921,her married name was Cole. Florence Epperly died on March 8, 1991 at Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 93.4,5,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 4, District 6, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 396, District 10-6, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia8

Family

Coy Raymond Cole b. March 12, 1897, d. December 1, 1984
Marriage*Florence Epperly married Coy Raymond Cole, son of Elder Henry Valentine Cole and Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence, on June 8, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5756] Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Ann Martin1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 20, 1867, d. July 15, 1914
FatherIsaac Martin1,2,4,3,5 b. October 26, 1833, d. April 24, 1911
MotherPeradine Graham1,2,3,4,5 b. September 25, 1839, d. May 12, 1920
     Mary Ann Martin was buried at Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, from Rt. 221, right on Rt. 612, left on Rt. 673, right on Rt. 608. The cemetery is on the left on a hillside, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She was born on March 20, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,4,3,5 She married James Riley Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on December 22, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 As of December 22, 1887,her married name was Lawrence. Mary Ann Martin died on July 15, 1914 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 47.6,4,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 272, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

James Riley Lawrence b. August 16, 1860, d. June 24, 1896
Marriage*Mary Ann Martin married James Riley Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on December 22, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary Ann Lawrence death certificate.
  6. [S219] Updated listing by Edgar Vest Ruth G. Hale & Jimmie Steele, Laurel Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Martin Cemetery).
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Maurice Harvey Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 30, 1916, d. June 8, 1977
FatherAlfred Letcher Conner6,7,1,2,3,4,8,9,10,5 b. June 10, 1892, d. August 7, 1965
MotherEva Florence "Evie" Lawrence6,2,1,3,4,8,9,10,5 b. May 30, 1890, d. September 9, 1959
     His Social Security Number was 237-18-0395.11 Maurice Harvey Conner was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "PFC U.S. Army WWII."11,3,5 He was born on December 30, 1916 at Virginia.11,12,3,4,5 He married Eva Irene Epperly, daughter of Hiley Lee Epperly and Blanche Woodruff Sumner, on August 31, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,13 Maurice Harvey Conner died on June 8, 1977 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 60.12,3,4,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 105, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 22, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 109, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1940Farm helper10

Family

Eva Irene Epperly b. April 18, 1919, d. August 16, 2013
Marriage*Maurice Harvey Conner married Eva Irene Epperly, daughter of Hiley Lee Epperly and Blanche Woodruff Sumner, on August 31, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,13 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evie L. Conner obituary in the Sep 10, 1959 edition.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mowyer Lawrence Conner obituary in the May 14, 2004 edition.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Alfred L. Conner obituary in Aug 12, 1965 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva E. Conner obituary in the Aug 17, 2013 edition.
  14. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Posey Seldon Lawrence1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 2, 1877, d. April 28, 1955
FatherDarius A. Lawrence3,2,6,7,5 b. October 16, 1853, d. March 21, 1918
MotherEmma Zetta Hall2,3,6,7,5 b. December 21, 1855, d. March 14, 1944
     Posey Seldon Lawrence was buried at White Cemetery (also known as Crockett Cemetery), Rt. 637, near Rt. 11, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on July 2, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,5 He married Sarah Elizabeth Conner, daughter of Erasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner and Laura Green Smith, on September 6, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,5 Posey Seldon Lawrence died on April 28, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.1,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 322, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 189, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 161, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 337, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 192, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farm laborer9
1910Arsenic mine day laborer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Conner b. June 15, 1879, d. November 1, 1968
Marriage*Posey Seldon Lawrence married Sarah Elizabeth Conner, daughter of Erasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner and Laura Green Smith, on September 6, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S391] Ruth G. Hale & Babe Fowler, White Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.

Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers1,2,3

M, b. October 8, 1875, d. July 23, 1951
FatherJoseph Dawson Sowers4,2 b. November 3, 1829, d. May 4, 1907
MotherLurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner4,2 b. February 12, 1852, d. May 22, 1928
     Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 He In loving memory of our dear father, Elder Frazier T. Sowers, who passed away, July 23, 1951 making his stay on this earth 75 years 9 months 15 days. He was united in marriage to Miss Flora Ann Martin, Feb. 27, 1898. To this union were born 6 children: Vollie of Pilot; Mrs. J O. Cornner, Pilot; Dossie of Check; Ora and Velvia at home. One son preceded hin in death many years ago. His dear companion preceded hin in death five years three months ago. Oh! how sad and lonely life was for him with out her, as well as us. He tried so hard to take mother's place. Oh! what a comfort he was to us, in every way possible, ready to lend a helping hand. God only knows our aching hearts. He also leaves to mourn brothers and sisters: A.F. and H. D. Sowers, Mrs. J. K. Cole and Mrs. Otho Martin. Funeral services were held at Mountain View Church by several Elders, admist a large congregation of sorowing relative and friends. Interment was in Wilson Cemetery by his dear companion... Broken hearted daughters: Ora and Velvia.6 He was born on October 8, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3 He married Flora Ann Martin, daughter of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Evaline Cole, on February 27, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers died on July 23, 1951 at age 75.5,1,6

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 216, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 33, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 142, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 100, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 81, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11
1940Farmer12

Family

Flora Ann Martin b. July 22, 1872, d. April 27, 1946
Marriage*Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers married Flora Ann Martin, daughter of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Evaline Cole, on February 27, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lurinda Abbiegill Sowers obituary in the Jul 12, 1928 edition.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Frazier T. Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ora Belle Conner obituary in the Sep 20, 2007 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velvie Lenora Sowers Agee obituary in the Apr 27, 2009 edition.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  17. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Eva Irene Epperly1,2

F, b. April 18, 1919, d. August 16, 2013
FatherHiley Lee Epperly1,3,2,4,5,6,7 b. July 17, 1892, d. April 12, 1967
MotherBlanche Woodruff Sumner1,3,2,4,8,5,6,7 b. July 9, 1897, d. July 30, 1977
     Eva Irene Epperly was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 She was born on April 18, 1919 at Virginia.9 She married Maurice Harvey Conner, son of Alfred Letcher Conner and Eva Florence "Evie" Lawrence, on August 31, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,7 As of August 31, 1941,her married name was Conner. Eva Irene Epperly died on August 16, 2013 at Virginia at age 94.7 She Eva E. Conner, 94, of Check, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 16, 2013. She was born of the late Hiley and Blanche Epperly, of Huffville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice H. Conner; and one daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Calvin Bain. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Edwin C. and Norma Jean Conner, Harvey L. and Lessie B. Conner, and Clinton L. and Diann V. Conner; daughters and sons-in-law, Helen C. and Earl Hubbard, Marcia C. and James Turner, and Penny E. Conner; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; five great- great- grandchildren; sister, Margie Beckleheimer; sisters-in-law, Mazie Wimmer and Jewell Pannell; special friends and caretakers, Ann Bower, Rose Rakes, Deidra Webb, and Kelly Mcallistor; and her cat, Tiger.A private graveside service will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Jacksonville Cemetery with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. on August 17, 2013.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 111, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 83, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 142, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Maurice Harvey Conner b. December 30, 1916, d. June 8, 1977
Marriage*Eva Irene Epperly married Maurice Harvey Conner, son of Alfred Letcher Conner and Eva Florence "Evie" Lawrence, on August 31, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Herman Lee Epperly obituary in the Aug 5, 1965 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva E. Conner obituary in the Aug 17, 2013 edition.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Blanche Epperly obituary in the Aug 4, 1977 edition.
  9. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Peggy Jane Conner1,2

F, b. January 6, 1952, d. November 5, 1978
FatherMaurice Harvey Conner1,3,4,5 b. December 30, 1916, d. June 8, 1977
MotherEva Irene Epperly1,3,4,5 b. April 18, 1919, d. August 16, 2013
     Peggy Jane Conner was buried at Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5 Her Social Security Number was 226-74-2678.7 She married Calvin Louis Bain.1,3,4,2,5 Her married name was Bain. Peggy Jane Conner was born on January 6, 1952 at Virginia.7,1,3,5 She died on November 5, 1978 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 26; Died in an auto accident.5

Family

Calvin Louis Bain b. January 13, 1950, d. September 24, 2004
Marriage*She married Calvin Louis Bain.1,3,4,2,5 
Children
  • John Calvin "Johnny" Bain1,3
  • Shirley Marie Bain1,3

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Calvin Louis Bain obituary in the Sep 25, 2004 edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva E. Conner obituary in the Aug 17, 2013 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3756] Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Robert Willis "Bob" Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 21, 1882, d. February 5, 1946
FatherErasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner1,3,6,5 b. January 10, 1851, d. November 7, 1913
MotherLaura Green Smith1,3,6,7,5 b. September 20, 1853, d. December 18, 1947
     Robert Willis "Bob" Conner was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,8,5 He was born on July 21, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4,5 He married Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest, daughter of Charles William "Charlie Will" Vest and Octavia Frances Iddings, on December 26, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,3,5 Robert Willis "Bob" Conner died on February 5, 1946 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 63.2,3,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 216, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 124, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 161, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 90, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 29, District 81-26, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farmer11
1920Farmer7
1930Carpenter12
1940Carpenter13

Family

Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest b. March 7, 1891, d. February 22, 1987
Marriage*Robert Willis "Bob" Conner married Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest, daughter of Charles William "Charlie Will" Vest and Octavia Frances Iddings, on December 26, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S687] Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell, "Family Tree Update (Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 18, 2002, May 30, 2002, Jan 26, 2005, and Dec 22, 2015.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.