Isaac Moore1

M, b. August 10, 1789, d. May 1, 1875
     Isaac Moore was buried at Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 682, 0.6 miles north of Rt. 221, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 10, 1789 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Nancy Howard, daughter of Peter Howard and Sarah Strickland, on November 7, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Isaac Moore died on May 1, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.2

Family

Nancy Howard b. May 5, 1792, d. December 26, 1862
Marriage*He married Nancy Howard, daughter of Peter Howard and Sarah Strickland, on November 7, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.

Lewis Burwell Overstreet1

M, b. 1792, d. 1863
     Lewis Burwell Overstreet was born in 1792 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary Ann Davis circa 1825 at Bedford Co., Virginia. Lewis Burwell Overstreet died in 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

Mary Ann Davis b. circa 1802, d. before 1850
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Davis circa 1825 at Bedford Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S770] Rena Worthen, Overstreet in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Mar 13, 2005.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elijah D. Light

M, b. 1799, d. July, 1879
FatherHenry Light b. circa 1771, d. April, 1823
MotherLydia Hathaway
     Elijah D. Light was born in 1799 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Susannah Wilson, daughter of Peter Wilson and Rhoda "Chloe" Hathaway, on February 14, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 Elijah D. Light died in July, 1879 at Fayette Co., West Virginia.1

Census Records

1820Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 283, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumertated in the household of his son Henry4

Occupation

1870Farm laborer4

Family

Susannah Wilson
Marriage*Elijah D. Light married Susannah Wilson, daughter of Peter Wilson and Rhoda "Chloe" Hathaway, on February 14, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S309] Wes McDaniel, Light in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Feb 25, 2004.
  2. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  3. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Smith1

M, b. April, 1799, d. before 1837
     John Smith was born in April, 1799. He married Nancy Lykins, daughter of Jonas Lykins and Lydia Wilson, on December 5, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 John Smith died before 1837.

Family

Nancy Lykins b. November 25, 1801, d. July 7, 1883
Marriage*He married Nancy Lykins, daughter of Jonas Lykins and Lydia Wilson, on December 5, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Lykins1

F, b. November 25, 1801, d. July 7, 1883
FatherJonas Lykins
MotherLydia Wilson
     Nancy Lykins was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 25, 1801 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She married John Smith on December 5, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of December 5, 1825,her married name was Smith. Nancy Lykins died on July 7, 1883 at age 81.2

Family

John Smith b. April, 1799, d. before 1837
Marriage*She married John Smith on December 5, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.

Andrew Jackson Burke1

M, b. March 25, 1890, d. December 16, 1957
FatherGeorge W. Burke2,3 b. circa 1858, d. before 1900
MotherMartha J. Altizer2,3 b. circa 1866
     Andrew Jackson Burke was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He was born on March 25, 1890 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1 He married Ida C. Light, daughter of William Lawson Light and Julina Prudence Conner, on December 22, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3,5 Andrew Jackson Burke died on December 16, 1957 at age 67.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 34, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 73, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Farmer6
1930Farmer7

Family

Ida C. Light b. October 5, 1888, d. October 21, 1976
Marriage*Andrew Jackson Burke married Ida C. Light, daughter of William Lawson Light and Julina Prudence Conner, on December 22, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  4. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah B. Underwood obitutary in the Oct 9, 2003 edition.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha Burk Underwood obituary in the May 27, 2011 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George W. Burke1

M, b. circa 1858, d. before 1900
     George W. Burke was born circa 1858.1 He married Martha J. Altizer on July 10, 1883 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 George W. Burke died before 1900.

Family

Martha J. Altizer b. circa 1866
Marriage*He married Martha J. Altizer on July 10, 1883 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Martha J. Altizer1

F, b. circa 1866
     Martha J. Altizer was born circa 1866.1 She married George W. Burke on July 10, 1883 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of July 10, 1883,her married name was Burke.

Family

George W. Burke b. circa 1858, d. before 1900
Marriage*Martha J. Altizer married George W. Burke on July 10, 1883 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Hannah Catherine Ferguson

F, b. July 7, 1846, d. August 15, 1926
     Hannah Catherine Ferguson was buried at Light Cemetery, Roanoke Co., Virginia. She was born on July 7, 1846 at Roanoke Co., Virginia. She married Elijah Alexander Light, son of Wilson F. Light and Olive Iddings, on June 22, 1871 at Roanoke Co., Virginia. As of June 22, 1871,her married name was Light. Hannah Catherine Ferguson died on August 15, 1926 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 80.

Family

Elijah Alexander Light b. 1852, d. April 13, 1922
Marriage*She married Elijah Alexander Light, son of Wilson F. Light and Olive Iddings, on June 22, 1871 at Roanoke Co., Virginia. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Isaac Poff1,2,3

M, b. April 30, 1814, d. September 1, 1865
FatherHenry Adam Poff Sr.4,1,5 b. February 13, 1792, d. April 26, 1854
MotherSarah Prillaman "Sally" Sowder4,5 b. March 25, 1794, d. October 11, 1854
     James Isaac Poff was buried at Old Sowder Cemetery, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on April 30, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,6,7,5 He married Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, daughter of Edward Howard Gray Jr. and Mary Unknown, on January 19, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,8 James Isaac Poff married Letitia Sumpter, daughter of Richard Sumpter and Catherine "Caty" Sowder, on August 4, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 James Isaac Poff died on September 1, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 51.4,6,7,5

Census Records

1840Floyd Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male 20-29, 1 female under 5, and 2 females 20-29 yo9
1850Dwelling 260, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1860Dwelling 433, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1850Farmer10
1860Farmer11

Family 1

Mary Ann "Polly" Gray b. January 27, 1814, d. February 3, 1853
Marriage*James Isaac Poff married Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, daughter of Edward Howard Gray Jr. and Mary Unknown, on January 19, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,8 
Children

Family 2

Letitia Sumpter b. October 5, 1827, d. March 17, 1865
Marriage*James Isaac Poff married Letitia Sumpter, daughter of Richard Sumpter and Catherine "Caty" Sowder, on August 4, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S352] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book C, From the will of Henry Poff, page 191.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  4. [S17] Sherrie M. Holmes Rudy, Reed, Aube Aster Tree.
  5. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  6. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  7. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  8. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  9. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3622] Sumpter Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, From the William Riley Poff death certificate.
  15. [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
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  17. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, From the Joseph Ennis Poff death certificate.

Sarah Olive Clower1,2,3

F, b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
FatherJacob G. Clower Jr.4,5,1 b. circa 1816, d. April 23, 1895
MotherMary Ann Kingrea4,5,1 b. circa 1821, d. July 25, 1883
     Sarah Olive Clower was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6,7 She was born on October 4, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,1,7 She married James Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on August 23, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 As of August 23, 1877,her married name was Light. Sarah Olive Clower died on June 28, 1934 at East Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 77.6,1,8,7 She Mrs. Sarah O. Light, 78 years old, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Simmons, of Johnstown Road, after an illness of several months. A native of Floyd county, Virginia, she spent the greater part of her life in Mercer county. She had made her home with her daughter here for the past nine years. She was a member of the East Park Baptist church. The following children survive: Mrs. Martha Simmons and F. F. Light, both of Beckley; Mrs. Elizabeth Vest, and M. B. Light, both of Mabscott; E. J. Light, of Hinton; M. G. light, Marie, and three step-sons, H. G. and D. B. Light, both of Marie, and W. M. Light, of Hinton. Funeral services in charge of Foster Undertakers, were incomplete last night. on June 29, 1934.8

Census Records

1880Dwelling 91, District 87, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia9
1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia10
1910Dwelling 23, District 128, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia11
1920Dwelling 88, District 130, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Gustavas Simmons12
1930Dwelling 408, District 17, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her daughter Martha13

Family

James Light b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
Marriage*Sarah Olive Clower married James Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on August 23, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah O. Light death certificate.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the M. B. Light death certificate.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nathaniel Green Light death record.
  4. [S587] Anthony Kent Stephens (e-mail address), Descendants of Abraham Kingrea.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S335] M. Banks, K. Shumate, J. Banks H. Shumate, Cemeteries of Monroe County West Virginia.
  7. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah O. Light obituary in the Jun 29, 1934 edition.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the E. J. Light death certificate.
  15. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  16. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Martha Ann Simmons obituary in the Oct 24, 1957 edition.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Martha Ann Simmons death certificate.

Floyd Francis Light1,2

M, b. February 10, 1883, d. December 28, 1959
FatherJames Light3,4,5 b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
MotherSarah Olive Clower3,6,4 b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
     Floyd Francis Light was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 He was born on February 10, 1883 at Marie, Summers Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married Lydia Clementine "Lettie" Lowe on November 27, 1907 at Summers Co., West Virginia.7,8,9 Floyd Francis Light died on December 28, 1959 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 76.7,2 He Funeral services for Floyd Francis Light, 76, of 408 Stanley St., will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church by Dr. Alvin J. Cook assisted by the Rev. C. E. Walker. Light died at 3:45 Monday at his home after a two year illness. A retired engine carpenter for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, he worked at Hinton for 13 years before coming to Beckley in 1920. He was a member of the veteran C & O Employees Association and Modern Woodman Camp 15175 of Beckley. Born at Marie, on Feb 10, 1883, he served as a deacon of the First Baptist Church for 40 years, and was a deacon emeritus for the past four years. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lydia Light, of Beckley; four daughters, Mrs. Perry O'Dell, of Beckley, Mrs. Charles Bergendahl, Mount Hope, Mrs. James Rothwell, of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Leonard Prater of Dayton, Ohio; one son, Elvyn, of Beckley; one brother, N. G. Light, of Alderson; one sister, Mrs. Arthur Vest of Mabscott, and seven grandchildren. Pallbearers include Paul Hinzman, W. T. Lowe, James Patton, R. S. Taylor, Lyle Christian, Earl Hall, A. L. Cole, and Philip Stover. The body will be taken from the Webb and Neal Funeral Home to the residence at 2 p.m. today. Burila will be in Sunset Memorial Park. on December 29, 1959.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia3
1910Dwelling 245, District 130, Greenbrier, Summers Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 181, District 134, Greenbrier, Summers Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1910Railroad carpenter10
1920Railroad car repairman11

Family

Lydia Clementine "Lettie" Lowe b. September 18, 1880, d. August 27, 1973
Marriage*Floyd Francis Light married Lydia Clementine "Lettie" Lowe on November 27, 1907 at Summers Co., West Virginia.7,8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Floyd Francis Light obituary in the Dec 29, 1959 edition.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Martha Ann Simmons obituary in the Oct 24, 1957 edition.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah O. Light obituary in the Jun 29, 1934 edition.
  7. [S1198] Zadock and Levi Lowe of Monroe County, WV, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bbailey_zlowe&id=I05580
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Lowe marriage record.
  9. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Lydia C. Light obituary in the Aug 28, 1973 edition.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the O'Dell-Light marriage record.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bergendahl-Light marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rothwell-Light marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Light marriage record.

Nathaniel Green "Nathan" Light1,2,3

M, b. May 12, 1891, d. August 3, 1966
FatherJames Light4,2,3,5 b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
MotherSarah Olive Clower4,2,3 b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
     Nathaniel Green "Nathan" Light was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6,7 His Social Security Number was 233-12-7368.8 He was born on May 12, 1891 at Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia.1,8,9,3 He married Virginia Lee "Vergie" Belcher, daughter of James Floyd Belcher and Sarah A. Unknown, on June 28, 1914 at Summers Co., West Virginia.10 Nathaniel Green "Nathan" Light died on August 3, 1966 at Denmar, Pocahontas Co., West Virginia, at age 75.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 23, District 128, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 89, District 130, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West VirginiaNathaniel and his family were enumerated in the household of his father-in-law James Belcher11
1930Dwelling 118, District 1, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia12
1940Dwelling 44, District 45-1, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1920Farm laborer11
1930Construction laborer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Virginia Lee "Vergie" Belcher b. June 9, 1889, d. May 22, 1978
Marriage*Nathaniel Green "Nathan" Light married Virginia Lee "Vergie" Belcher, daughter of James Floyd Belcher and Sarah A. Unknown, on June 28, 1914 at Summers Co., West Virginia.10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nathaniel Green Light death record.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  6. [S335] M. Banks, K. Shumate, J. Banks H. Shumate, Cemeteries of Monroe County West Virginia.
  7. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Belcher marriage record.
  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.
  14. [S798] Register Herald, From the Beulah Z. Cochran obituary in the Aug 4, 2013 edition.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Martin-Light marriage record.

Moses Bird/Byrd Light1,2,3

M, b. May 13, 1878, d. February 15, 1948
FatherJames Light4,5 b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
MotherSarah Olive Clower4,5,6 b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
     Moses Bird/Byrd Light was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5 He was born on May 13, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Cora Lilly on September 18, 1898 at Summers Co., West Virginia.7 Moses Bird/Byrd Light married Alice S. Walker on May 18, 1919 at Summers Co., West Virginia.8 Moses Bird/Byrd Light died on February 15, 1948 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 69.5,3 He M. B. (Moses) Light, of Mabscott, Raleigh county, 70-year-old retired carpenter for the C&O railroad, died Sunday night at the home of a daughter, Mrs. C. H. Bush, 1523 1/2 Seventh Av., Charleston. He was a member of railway's carpenter force for 36 years until his retirement four years ago. He was a native of Floyd county, Virginia, and a member of the First Baptist church of Beckley. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Alice Light; a son, W. K. of the coast guard In Norfolk; two other daughters, Mrs. A. F. Horndoff of Charleston and Mrs. Curtis Weatherman of North Carolina; three brothers, two sisters, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at Cunningham mortuary and funeral arrangements are incomplete. on February 16, 1948.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 91, District 87, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia4
1900Dwelling 99, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 55, District 134, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 285, District 134, Greenbrier, Summers Co., West Virginia11
1930Dwelling 194, District 19, Mabscott, Raleigh Co., West Virginia12
1940Dwelling 255, District 41-33, Mabscott, Raleigh Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Railroad carpenter11
1930Railroad carpenter12
1940Carpenter13

Family 1

Cora Lilly b. May 12, 1876, d. March 3, 1915
Marriage*Moses Bird/Byrd Light married Cora Lilly on September 18, 1898 at Summers Co., West Virginia.7 
Children

Family 2

Alice S. Walker b. circa 1875
Marriage*Moses Bird/Byrd Light married Alice S. Walker on May 18, 1919 at Summers Co., West Virginia.8 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the M. B. Light obituary in the Feb 16, 1948 edition.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the M. B. Light death certificate.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah O. Light obituary in the Jun 29, 1934 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Lilly marriage record.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Walker marriage record.
  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.
  14. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.

Elias Jackson Light1

M, b. June 1, 1879, d. October 16, 1936
FatherJames Light2,3,4 b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
MotherSarah Olive Clower2,3,4,5 b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
     Elias Jackson Light was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Ballengee, Summers Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on June 1, 1879 at Summers Co., West Virginia; The death certificate has a birth date of Jun 1, 1878. This is probably off by one year.3,1 He married Ada M. Hedrick on December 24, 1902 at Summers Co., West Virginia.6,7,8 Elias Jackson Light died on October 16, 1936 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, at age 57.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 91, District 87, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia2
1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 144, District 139, Talcott, Summers Co., West Virginia9
1920Dwelling 185, District 134, Greenbrier, Summers Co., West Virginia10
1930Dwelling 15, District 8, Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1910Farm laborer9
1920Railroad pump repairman10
1930Wholesale grocery laborer11

Family

Ada M. Hedrick b. April 26, 1882, d. December 23, 1970
Marriage*Elias Jackson Light married Ada M. Hedrick on December 24, 1902 at Summers Co., West Virginia.6,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the E. J. Light death certificate.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah O. Light obituary in the Jun 29, 1934 edition.
  6. [S1407] Lipps Family Tree by Vicki L. Goff, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3090927&id=I605133587
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Hedrick marriage record.
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ada Light obituary in the Dec 24, 1970 edition.
  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. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the James Light obituary in the Feb 13, 1973 edition.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Martha Ann Tice

F, b. April 9, 1844, d. January 19, 1877
FatherLebanon Tice1
MotherFrances Jane Webb1
     Martha Ann Tice was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on April 9, 1844 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She married James Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, circa 1861.4 As of circa 1861,her married name was Light. Martha Ann Tice died on January 19, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 32; Died of fever.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 270, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

James Light b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
Marriage*Martha Ann Tice married James Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, circa 1861.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David H. Light death certificate.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David Light death certificate.

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Light1

F, b. August 30, 1880, d. September 12, 1974
FatherJames Light2 b. May 4, 1836, d. January 20, 1923
MotherSarah Olive Clower2,3,4 b. October 4, 1856, d. June 28, 1934
     Her Social Security Number was 233-96-8172.5 Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Light was born on August 30, 1880 at Marie, Summers Co., West Virginia.5 She married Arthur Jackson Vest, son of John Jackson Vest and Martha Caroline Cook, on December 14, 1904 at Summers Co., West Virginia.1,6 As of December 14, 1904,her married name was Vest.1 Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Light died on September 12, 1974 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 94.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 98, District 129, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia2
1910Dwelling 80, District 134, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 133, District 141, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 14, District 15, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia9

Family

Arthur Jackson Vest b. January 28, 1884, d. January 24, 1973
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Light married Arthur Jackson Vest, son of John Jackson Vest and Martha Caroline Cook, on December 14, 1904 at Summers Co., West Virginia.1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Light marriage record.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah O. Light obituary in the Jun 29, 1934 edition.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Walter M. Light obituary in the Sep 23, 1957 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Arthur Jackson Vest obituary in the Jan 25, 1973 edition.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S798] Register Herald, From the Helen Cora Vest Bailey obituary in the Feb 21, 2001 edition.
  11. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Hubert Guy Vest obituary in the Mar 23, 1977 edition.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Phipps marriage record.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Halstead marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Shockley marriage record.

Rebecca Ann "Annie" Link1,2,3,4

F, b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
FatherDavid Link2,1,5 b. March 11, 1818, d. February 19, 1900
MotherAdeline Smith1,2,5 b. October 12, 1822, d. September 26, 1883
     Rebecca Ann "Annie" Link was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6,5,7 She was born on April 22, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She married John Ballard Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on August 23, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 As of August 23, 1873,her married name was Light. Rebecca Ann "Annie" Link died on June 21, 1927 at Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia, at age 72.6,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 195, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 201, District 123, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 121, District 101, Springfield, Monroe Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 56, District 123, Milton Hall, Monroe Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1910Farmer10
1920Farm operator11

Family

John Ballard Light b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
Marriage*Rebecca Ann "Annie" Link married John Ballard Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on August 23, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Julia Ann Poteet death certificate.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lucy A. Slatter death record.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rebecca A. Light death certificate.
  6. [S335] M. Banks, K. Shumate, J. Banks H. Shumate, Cemeteries of Monroe County West Virginia.
  7. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  13. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Miriam Slaven death certificate.
  15. [S921] Larry G. Shuck, Fayette Co. WV Marriages 1832-1853 and 1865-1903.
  16. [S2097] Deanna Light-Probus-Hayden, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12631985/person/-214564780
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lucy A. Slatter death certificate.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lecta Baker death certificate.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Talmadge E. Light death certificate.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David Cicero Light death certificate.
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Bennette marriage record.
  22. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Moseley-Light marriage record.
  23. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

Thomas Harrison Bryant1

M, b. February 4, 1889, d. November 5, 1957
FatherThomas Walker Gilmore Bryant2,3,4,1 b. October 1, 1854, d. August 1, 1926
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams5,2,3,4,1,6 b. April 22, 1865, d. July 29, 1949
     Thomas Harrison Bryant was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.1 He was born on February 4, 1889 at Amherst Co., Virginia.1 He died on November 5, 1957 at Mountain Home, Washington Co., Tennessee, at age 68.1 He Thomas Harrison Bryant, 68, died yesterday at 5:10 pm. at Veterns Mountain Home, Tenn. He lived at 801 Cabell St. Born in Amherst County Feb 4, 1889, he was a son of the late T. W. G. Bryant and Sarah Elizabeth Williams Bryant. He was a member of the Rainbow Division in World War I, and Post 16 the American Legion. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. T. E. Morcum of Lynchburg and Mrs. G. T. Perdieu of Richmond. Funeral services will be held at Diuguid Memorial Chapel at 3 pm, internment will be in Spring Hills Cemetery. Friends of the family are invited to be present. circa November 7, 1957.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 220, District 9, Elon, Amherst Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 417, District 3, Ward 1, Lynchburg, Virginia3
1930Dwelling 58, District 9, Lynchburg, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 55, District 111-11, Lynchburg, Virginia6

Occupation

1920Iron foundry rammer3
1930Shoe repairman5

Citations

  1. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Thomas Harrison Bryant obituary in a Nov, 1957 edition.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1065] The News, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, From the Sarah Elizabeth Williams Bryant obituary in the Jul 30, 1949 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Ira "Button" Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. January 1, 1872, d. May 18, 1941
FatherFleming Henry Poff2,5,4 b. June 7, 1816, d. February 2, 1891
MotherMartha Frances Bird2,6,5,4 b. June 8, 1844, d. September 4, 1928
     William Ira "Button" Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 1, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner, daughter of Albert Conner and Mary Jane Iddings, on March 10, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 William Ira "Button" Poff died on May 18, 1941 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.1,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 469, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 83, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 107, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 115, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 82, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 88, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11
1940Farmer12

Family

Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner b. November 11, 1871, d. June 4, 1950
Marriage*William Ira "Button" Poff married Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner, daughter of Albert Conner and Mary Jane Iddings, on March 10, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S985] Virginia Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Deed Book 48.
  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. [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
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Miriam Vestie Light1,2

F, b. April 25, 1876, d. February 5, 1938
FatherJohn Ballard Light1,3,4 b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
MotherRebecca Ann "Annie" Link1,3,4 b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
     Miriam Vestie Light was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on April 25, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 As of November 13, 1897,her married name was Slaven.2 She married Hargaiss Hoyt Slaven on November 13, 1897 at Union, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2,4 Miriam Vestie Light died on February 5, 1938 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 61.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 195, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 719, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia5
1910Dwelling 10, District 14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 154, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 182, District 9, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1920Milliner7

Family

Hargaiss Hoyt Slaven b. September 9, 1869, d. January 30, 1936
Marriage*Miriam Vestie Light married Hargaiss Hoyt Slaven on November 13, 1897 at Union, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Slaven-Light marriage record.
  3. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Miriam Slaven death certificate.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2097] Deanna Light-Probus-Hayden, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12631985/person/-214564780
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Settle-Slaven marriage record.

Fredrick Jordan Light1,2

M, b. April 26, 1878, d. February 24, 1885
FatherJohn Ballard Light3 b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
MotherRebecca Ann "Annie" Link3 b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
     Fredrick Jordan Light was buried at Link Family Cemetery, on Rt. 653, turn left on Diamond Knob Road and travel about 1.3 miles. In a field about 200 yards to the left, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 26, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on February 24, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 6.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 195, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S220] Mary Conner Williams, Link Cemetery.
  2. [S2097] Deanna Light-Probus-Hayden, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12631985/person/-214564780
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Unknown Light

M, b. August 16, 1879, d. before June 11, 1880
FatherJohn Ballard Light1 b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
MotherRebecca Ann "Annie" Link1 b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
     Unknown Light was born on August 16, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died before June 11, 1880; Not enumerated with the family in the 1880 Census.2

Citations

  1. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Peter Belcher1

M, d. circa 1916
     Peter Belcher married Margaret Gerushia "Rushia" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, circa 1913 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 Peter Belcher died circa 1916.3

Family

Margaret Gerushia "Rushia" Light b. November 16, 1893, d. November 16, 1965
Marriage*He married Margaret Gerushia "Rushia" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, circa 1913 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Laing-Belcher marriage record.
  2. [S1165] John Operchuck, "Gerushia Light and Peter Balach," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 28 and Mar 15, 2006.
  3. [S845] John Operchuck, "Henry Booker Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 13, 2002.

William Lazarus Light1,2

M, b. June 14, 1874, d. January 12, 1884
FatherJohn Ballard Light1,3 b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
MotherRebecca Ann "Annie" Link1,3 b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
     William Lazarus Light was buried at Link Family Cemetery, on Rt. 653, turn left on Diamond Knob Road and travel about 1.3 miles. In a field about 200 yards to the left, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on June 14, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He died on January 12, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 9; Died of diptheria.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 195, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  4. [S220] Mary Conner Williams, Link Cemetery.

John Gideon Light1,2

M, b. November 29, 1884, d. January 18, 1885
FatherJohn Ballard Light3 b. May 16, 1846, d. September 22, 1917
MotherRebecca Ann "Annie" Link3 b. April 22, 1855, d. June 21, 1927
     John Gideon Light was buried at Link Family Cemetery, on Rt. 653, turn left on Diamond Knob Road and travel about 1.3 miles. In a field about 200 yards to the left, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 29, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Dec 20, 1884.1,3 He died on January 18, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S220] Mary Conner Williams, Link Cemetery.
  2. [S2097] Deanna Light-Probus-Hayden, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12631985/person/-214564780
  3. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Eliza Montgomery1,2

F, b. April 10, 1857, d. May 7, 1923
     Eliza Montgomery was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.3,4 She was born on April 10, 1857 at Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Jun 18, 1857.3,2,4 She married Henry Booker Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on February 23, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of February 23, 1871,her married name was Light. Eliza Montgomery married Vernon Stuart Mann on August 27, 1918 at Summers Co., West Virginia.5,6 As of August 27, 1918,her married name was Mann.6 Eliza Montgomery died on May 7, 1923 at Whipple, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 66.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 202, District 22, Craig Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 200, District 123, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 67, District 130, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son James9

Family 1

Henry Booker Light b. October 15, 1848, d. August 16, 1916
Marriage*Eliza Montgomery married Henry Booker Light, son of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on February 23, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Vernon Stuart Mann b. circa 1844
Marriage*Eliza Montgomery married Vernon Stuart Mann on August 27, 1918 at Summers Co., West Virginia.5,6 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Eliza Light death certificate.
  3. [S335] M. Banks, K. Shumate, J. Banks H. Shumate, Cemeteries of Monroe County West Virginia.
  4. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  5. [S845] John Operchuck, "Henry Booker Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 13, 2002.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mann-Light marriage record.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Alice Hughes death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Julius C. Olzer death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ozer-Mowery marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hundley-Light marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John H. Light death certificate.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Yon-Operchuck marriage record.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Edward Light death certificate.