James Fleming Moran

M, b. June 2, 1853, d. February 7, 1918
FatherJohn D. Moran b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
MotherMartha Jane Cannaday b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
     James Fleming Moran was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Enumerated in Franklin Co. Virginia in the 1910 Census. He was born on June 2, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary Elizabeth Walters, daughter of William P. Walters and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 James Fleming Moran died on February 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Mary Elizabeth Walters b. October 2, 1858, d. August 1, 1916
Marriage*James Fleming Moran married Mary Elizabeth Walters, daughter of William P. Walters and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Elizabeth Walters1

F, b. October 2, 1858, d. August 1, 1916
FatherWilliam P. Walters b. circa 1835, d. May 9, 1863
MotherMatilda Elizabeth Simpson b. July 7, 1840, d. January 4, 1925
     Mary Elizabeth Walters was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on October 2, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She married James Fleming Moran, son of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of December 6, 1877,her married name was Moran. Mary Elizabeth Walters died on August 1, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 57.2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

James Fleming Moran b. June 2, 1853, d. February 7, 1918
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Walters married James Fleming Moran, son of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on December 6, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Shannie Ellen Poff1,2,3

F, b. June 8, 1887, d. May 28, 1969
FatherCharles Ballard "Ballard" Poff1,4,3 b. June 30, 1859, d. April 6, 1929
MotherElmira Isabelle Conner1,4,3 b. July 17, 1869, d. August 13, 1949
     Shannie Ellen Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 224-09-0806.5 She was born on June 8, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1889.5,4,3 As of circa 1910,her married name was Wilson.2 She married William Mahone Wilson, son of Isaac D. Wilson and Rebecca F. Brown, circa 1910.6,2,3 Shannie Ellen Poff died on May 28, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.5,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 143, District 31, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 161, District 14, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

William Mahone Wilson b. April 11, 1888, d. August 24, 1961
Marriage*Shannie Ellen Poff married William Mahone Wilson, son of Isaac D. Wilson and Rebecca F. Brown, circa 1910.6,2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From Lula Christian obituary in the Apr 27, 1935 edition.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2720] Roanoke City VA Archives - Fairview Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/

Alma Victoria Poff1,2

F, b. March 5, 1879, d. January 9, 1955
FatherPeter Albert Poff3,4,1,2,5 b. 1852, d. 1915
MotherSarah Jane Stump3,4,1,2,5 b. May 15, 1845, d. March 4, 1932
     Alma Victoria Poff was buried at Wheeler Cemetery, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on March 5, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Mar 5, 1878.2,5 She married Charles Will Vest, son of Jacob H. Vest and Mary Jane Shockey, on November 15, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 As of November 15, 1894,her married name was Vest. Alma Victoria Poff died on January 9, 1955 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 75.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 139, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 305, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 28, District 206, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1920Dwelling 47, District 99, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia10
1930Dwelling 71, District 33, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia11
1940Dwelling 88, District 28-49, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia12

Family

Charles Will Vest b. February 6, 1870, d. January 27, 1956
Marriage*Alma Victoria Poff married Charles Will Vest, son of Jacob H. Vest and Mary Jane Shockey, on November 15, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Alma Victoria Vest death certificate.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [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
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Roy Vest obituary in the Nov 9, 1956 edition.
  14. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Raymond Lincoln Vest obituary in the Feb 23, 1976 edition.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roy Clifton Vest death certificate.
  16. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  17. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  18. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Elliott B. Vest obituary in the Feb 2, 1997 edition.

William Pugh1

M, b. 1785, d. May 9, 1859
     William Pugh was born in 1785 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Susannah Wingate on March 8, 1821 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 William Pugh died on May 9, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Susannah Wingate
Marriage*He married Susannah Wingate on March 8, 1821 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George Benjamin Conner1,2

M, b. February 6, 1861, d. March 30, 1942
FatherNathan L. Conner1,3,4 b. October 13, 1813, d. April 11, 1880
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" Kelley1,3,5,4 b. July 1, 1822, d. July 28, 1900
     George Benjamin Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,8,4 He was born on February 6, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,8,1,4 He married Ellen Iddings, daughter of Adeline Jackson, on July 8, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 George Benjamin Conner married Wilmuth Jane "Sis" Martin, daughter of John W. Martin and Cynthia Martha F. Martin, on October 31, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 George Benjamin Conner died on March 30, 1942 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.6,7,8,4 He George B. Conner, 81, of Check, died Monday at his home after a lingering illness. Services were held yeaterday at 3 p.m. at his home, with burial in Wilson cemetery. He is survived by his widow and 14 children, including Clarence and Posey Conner, of Pulaski, and Carl, of Galax, formerly of Pulaski. on April 1, 1942.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 372, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 372, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 126, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 175, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 71, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 21, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 32, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1880Farm laborer5
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13
1940Farmer14

Family 1

Ellen Iddings b. June 16, 1863, d. August 7, 1894
Marriage*George Benjamin Conner married Ellen Iddings, daughter of Adeline Jackson, on July 8, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Family 2

Wilmuth Jane "Sis" Martin b. April 6, 1872, d. April 29, 1946
Marriage*George Benjamin Conner married Wilmuth Jane "Sis" Martin, daughter of John W. Martin and Cynthia Martha F. Martin, on October 31, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S333] The Southwest Times, Pulaski, Virginia, From the George B. Conner obituary in the Apr 1, 1942 edition.
  8. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  18. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Posey Hubert Conner obituary in the Jun 28, 1959 edition.
  19. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  20. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  21. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  22. [S675] VA City of Radford, City of Radford, VA Marriages Book 2.
  23. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  24. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vergie C. Stanley Jamison obituary in the Aug 15, 1998 edition.

John Lester I1

M, b. January 11, 1751/52, d. January 29, 1825
     John Lester I was buried at Lester Family Cemetery, south of Riner, off Rt. 8 on Rt. 602, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He John served in the military in Sep 1777 in Montgomery Co., Virginia. as a Private in Captain Daniel Trigg's Company of Montgomery County Militia. He also fought in the Battle of Point Pleasant in October of 1774.1 He was born on January 11, 1751/52 at Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.1 He married Catherine Plickenstalver circa 1775 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 John Lester I died on January 29, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 73.1

Census Records

1820Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Family

Catherine Plickenstalver b. 1759, d. September 15, 1833
Marriage*John Lester I married Catherine Plickenstalver circa 1775 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."
  2. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.

Catherine Plickenstalver1

F, b. 1759, d. September 15, 1833
     Catherine Plickenstalver was buried at Lester Family Cemetery, south of Riner, off Rt. 8 on Rt. 602, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She was born in 1759 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married John Lester I circa 1775 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 As of circa 1775,her married name was Lester. Catherine Plickenstalver died on September 15, 1833 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Family

John Lester I b. January 11, 1751/52, d. January 29, 1825
Marriage*She married John Lester I circa 1775 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."

Myrtle Odell Wilson1

F, b. April 16, 1910, d. January 20, 1990
FatherOliver Blaine Wilson1,2 b. April 14, 1890, d. 1961
MotherLula Virginia Manning1,2 b. October 10, 1889, d. 1964
     Her Social Security Number was 215-34-7582.3 Myrtle Odell Wilson was born on April 16, 1910 at Virginia.1,3,2 She married James Eldridge "Elzy" Rierson, son of James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. and Martha A. "Woodie" Walton, on August 11, 1924.1 As of August 11, 1924,her married name was Rierson. Myrtle Odell Wilson died on January 20, 1990 at Colora, Cecil Co., Maryland, at age 79.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 64, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 25, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 326, District 8-15, Election District 6, Cecil Co., Maryland5

Family

James Eldridge "Elzy" Rierson b. November 15, 1899, d. September 29, 1986
Marriage*Myrtle Odell Wilson married James Eldridge "Elzy" Rierson, son of James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. and Martha A. "Woodie" Walton, on August 11, 1924.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S84] Rick & Toni Clawson, "Rierson Family Info," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 9, 2003.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S914] Cecil Whig, From the James W. Rierson, Sr. obituary in the May 13, 2013 edition.

Anna Elizabeth Spangler1

F, b. circa 1764, d. November, 1857
     Anna Elizabeth Spangler was born circa 1764.1 She married George Sowers circa 1780.1 As of circa 1784,her married name was Sowers. Anna Elizabeth Spangler died in November, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

George Sowers b. 1750, d. March 18, 1834
Marriage*She married George Sowers circa 1780.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S763] Jack Spangler, Noffsinger, and others Spangler in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Feb 5, 2003.
  2. [S357] Marguerite Tise, A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church at Floyd Co., Virginia.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Johannes "John" Rutrough1,2

M, b. 1756, d. December 12, 1824
     Johannes "John" Rutrough was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 693 and Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "PVT 8 Bn Pennsylvania Militia Revolutionary War."1 He was born in 1756 at Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Mary Anne Cronk on January 23, 1775 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 Johannes "John" Rutrough died on December 12, 1824 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2

Family

Mary Anne Cronk b. May 10, 1755, d. January 28, 1839
Marriage*He married Mary Anne Cronk on January 23, 1775 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S1011] Arlene Fultz, "Rutrough - Cronk," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 24, 2005.

Nathaniel R. Wickham

M, b. circa 1802, d. February 28, 1867
FatherNathaniel B. Wickham
MotherDiana Unknown
     Nathaniel R. Wickham was born circa 1802. He married Mary B. "Polly" Shortt on January 25, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia. Nathaniel R. Wickham died on February 28, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Mary B. "Polly" Shortt b. circa 1808, d. March 9, 1895
Marriage*He married Mary B. "Polly" Shortt on January 25, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Child

Citations

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

Mary B. "Polly" Shortt

F, b. circa 1808, d. March 9, 1895
     Mary B. "Polly" Shortt was born circa 1808. She married Nathaniel R. Wickham, son of Nathaniel B. Wickham and Diana Unknown, on January 25, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia. As of January 25, 1829,her married name was Wickham. Mary B. "Polly" Shortt died on March 9, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Nathaniel R. Wickham b. circa 1802, d. February 28, 1867
Marriage*She married Nathaniel R. Wickham, son of Nathaniel B. Wickham and Diana Unknown, on January 25, 1829 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Child

Citations

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

Ellen Iddings1

F, b. June 16, 1863, d. August 7, 1894
MotherAdeline Jackson2
     Ellen Iddings Ellen listed Anderson and Elizabeth Iddings as her parents on her marriage record however the John Spangler papers and the word of Gut Ezra Conner (per Mary Conner William) show Ellen to be their step-granddaughter. Ellen is the "Ellen Jackson/Iddings" listed in the Census of the Anderson Iddings household along with Adeline Jackson a domestic servant, b. abt 1833, Virginia 1870 Floyd Co. Virginia Census Adeline Jackson, 37 yo domestic servant, with Anderson Iddings family. Ellen Jackson, 7 yo, at home, with Anderson Iddings family. 1880 Floyd Co. Virginia Census Adeline Jackson, 40 yo servant/housekeeper, with Anderson Iddings family. Ellen Iiddings, 17 yo daughter 1890 Floyd Co. Virginia Census Adeline Jackson, 44 yo, alone or with family of different surname.2 She was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 She was born on June 16, 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She married George Benjamin Conner, son of Nathan L. Conner and Elizabeth "Eliza" Kelley, on July 8, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of July 8, 1880,her married name was Conner. Ellen Iddings died on August 7, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 31; Died of lanugetis.3,4,5,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

George Benjamin Conner b. February 6, 1861, d. March 30, 1942
Marriage*Ellen Iddings married George Benjamin Conner, son of Nathan L. Conner and Elizabeth "Eliza" Kelley, on July 8, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  12. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Posey Hubert Conner obituary in the Jun 28, 1959 edition.

Lewis R. Shank1

M, b. circa 1823
     Lewis R. Shank was born circa 1823 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 He married Sarah "Sally" Smith on September 3, 1843 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Lewis R. Shank married Nancy G. Walton on March 1, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family 1

Sarah "Sally" Smith b. circa 1825, d. August 7, 1865
Marriage*Lewis R. Shank married Sarah "Sally" Smith on September 3, 1843 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Nancy G. Walton b. circa 1813
Marriage*Lewis R. Shank married Nancy G. Walton on March 1, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  4. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1700] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 21, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 17, 1944 - Oct 2, 1948.

Sarah "Sally" Smith

F, b. circa 1825, d. August 7, 1865
     Sarah "Sally" Smith Died of typhoid fever. She was born circa 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. She married Lewis R. Shank on September 3, 1843 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of September 3, 1843,her married name was Shank. Sarah "Sally" Smith died on August 7, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Lewis R. Shank b. circa 1823
Marriage*She married Lewis R. Shank on September 3, 1843 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  4. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Allan Simpson1

M, b. 1757, d. March 19, 1820
     Allan Simpson was born in 1757 at New Jersey. He married Susannah Boyle on March 12, 1781 at Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey.1 Allan Simpson died on March 19, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Family

Susannah Boyle d. May 22, 1827
Marriage*He married Susannah Boyle on March 12, 1781 at Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Susannah Boyle1

F, d. May 22, 1827
     Susannah Boyle married Allan Simpson on March 12, 1781 at Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey.1 As of March 12, 1781,her married name was Simpson.1 Susannah Boyle died on May 22, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Family

Allan Simpson b. 1757, d. March 19, 1820
Marriage*She married Allan Simpson on March 12, 1781 at Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Samuel Coon

M, d. before August 21, 1850
     Samuel Coon married Lydia Garst. Samuel Coon died before August 21, 1850; His wife Lydia was living with her children in the household of Samuel Mason in Roanoke, VA.1

Family

Lydia Garst
Marriage*He married Lydia Garst
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 3, 1881, d. March 4, 1963
FatherGeorge Benjamin Conner2,1,3,5 b. February 6, 1861, d. March 30, 1942
MotherEllen Iddings1,2,3,5 b. June 16, 1863, d. August 7, 1894
     Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4,5 She was born on May 3, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,1,7,3,5 She married Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner, son of Samuel S. "Slick" Conner and Martha Ann Poff, on September 30, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner married Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on April 17, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner died on March 4, 1963 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.6,4,5 She FLOYD — Mrs. Pearl Annie Conner, 81, died at the home of her foster son, Roy Gearhart, Copper Hill. Survivors include two half—brothers Carl and Clarence Conner both of Radford. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Church, Floyd County, by Elder B. O. Thompson and J. O. Conner. Burial, will be in the church cemetery. on March 5, 1963.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 35, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 16, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 93, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 141, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 26, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family 1

Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner b. April 1, 1873, d. January 1, 1953
Marriage*Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner married Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner, son of Samuel S. "Slick" Conner and Martha Ann Poff, on September 30, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 

Family 2

Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner b. April 22, 1880, d. February 15, 1961
Marriage*Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner married Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on April 17, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Pearl Annie Conner obituary in the Mar 5, 1963 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S103] Raymond Iddings, The Iddings & Their Forbears.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Alice Bryant1,2,3,4

F, b. July 18, 1891, d. January 20, 1919
FatherThomas Walker Gilmore Bryant1,2,4 b. October 1, 1854, d. August 1, 1926
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams1,2,4 b. April 22, 1865, d. July 29, 1949
     Mary Alice Bryant was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.3 She was born on July 18, 1891 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,3,4 As of April 11, 1918,her married name was Mills.4 She married Eugene DeWitt Mills on April 11, 1918 at Lynchburg, Virginia.3,4 Mary Alice Bryant died on January 20, 1919 at Virginia at age 27.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 220, District 9, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 152, District 12, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia2

Family

Eugene DeWitt Mills b. May 29, 1894, d. April 22, 1930
Marriage*Mary Alice Bryant married Eugene DeWitt Mills on April 11, 1918 at Lynchburg, Virginia.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3452] Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. November 4, 1892, d. March 20, 1957
FatherCharles Otey Conner2,1,3,4 b. January 11, 1862, d. January 30, 1912
MotherSarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner1,2,3,4 b. July 9, 1866, d. May 13, 1936
     Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on November 4, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 She married Albert Conner, son of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on April 13, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner died on March 20, 1957 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.5,1,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 287, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 93, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 100, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 165, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 29, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Albert Conner b. August 30, 1888, d. March 31, 1947
Marriage*Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner married Albert Conner, son of Samuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner and Sarah Jane Smith, on April 13, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Veda Blye Conner Bowles obituary in the Jun 21, 2004 edition.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

Waller Cleveland Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

M, b. October 23, 1884, d. September 24, 1947
FatherGeorge Benjamin Conner1,8,12,11 b. February 6, 1861, d. March 30, 1942
MotherEllen Iddings1,8,11 b. June 16, 1863, d. August 7, 1894
     Waller Cleveland Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.13,11 He was born on October 23, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card Waller listed his birth date as Oct 23, 1883.2,6,8,9,11 He married Arminda Ellen "Minnie" Poff, daughter of William Isaac "Ike" Poff and Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, on April 17, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,11 Waller Cleveland Conner died on September 24, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 62.2,11

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1900Dwelling 126, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 6, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 115, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 79, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 2, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia15

Occupation

1910Farmer3
1920Farmer4
1930Farmer5
1940Farmer15

Family

Arminda Ellen "Minnie" Poff b. August 7, 1885, d. November 29, 1945
Marriage*Waller Cleveland Conner married Arminda Ellen "Minnie" Poff, daughter of William Isaac "Ike" Poff and Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, on April 17, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S103] Raymond Iddings, The Iddings & Their Forbears.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  14. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bonnie C. Goff obituary in the Feb 9, 2006 edition.
  17. [S713] Teresa Davis, "Conner-Link Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 1922.
  18. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  20. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  21. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Frank Ervin Craighead1

M, b. May 16, 1899, d. May 26, 1985
FatherJohn Sidney Harrison Craighead2,1 b. March 12, 1873, d. October 6, 1947
MotherLorena Ellen Brown2,1 b. September 15, 1878, d. January 28, 1927
     His Social Security Number was 227-60-6976.3 Frank Ervin Craighead was buried at Craighead Cemetery, Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on May 16, 1899 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Mae Virginia Lena Dexter Hall, daughter of Paris S. Hall and M. Susanna "Sook" Craighead, on November 27, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 Frank Ervin Craighead died on May 26, 1985 at age 86.4

Family

Mae Virginia Lena Dexter Hall b. January 23, 1902, d. March 5, 1987
Marriage*He married Mae Virginia Lena Dexter Hall, daughter of Paris S. Hall and M. Susanna "Sook" Craighead, on November 27, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4108] Craighead Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hettie Craighead Poff obituary in the Jul 20, 2004 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Cecil Craighead obituary in the Jul 14, 2005 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Ann Craighead Janney Bayse obituary in the Sep 20, 2018 edition.

Mary Catherine Smith1

F, b. circa 1867
FatherWilliam Riley Smith2,1 b. December 25, 1845, d. October 30, 1924
MotherEllen Elizabeth Conner2,1 b. July, 1850, d. February 17, 1937
     Mary Catherine Smith was born circa 1867 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 294, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 92, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.