Mary Ann Thrash1,2,3,4

F, b. February 16, 1839, d. December 3, 1922
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.1,5,6 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz1,5,6 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     Mary Ann Thrash was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.2,3 She was born on February 16, 1839 at Hominy Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2,3 As of January 19, 1860,her married name was Wright.4 She married Samuel C. Wright on January 19, 1860 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2,7,8,6,3,4 Mary Ann Thrash died on December 3, 1922 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 83.2,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 397, Buncombe Co., North Carolina5
1860Dwelling 450, Division 37, Haywood Co., North Carolina9
1870Dwelling 186, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina10
1880Dwelling 109, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina11
1900Dwelling 261, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina12
1910Dwelling 35, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North CarolinaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Hardy Brittain13
1920Dwelling 111, District 24, Maryville, Blount Co., TennesseeEnumerated in the household of her daughter Nina14

Family

Samuel C. Wright b. February 12, 1832, d. October 13, 1909
Marriage*Mary Ann Thrash married Samuel C. Wright on January 19, 1860 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2,7,8,6,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S851] Unknown, "Thrash/McGill," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 29, 2001.
  2. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Mary A. Thrash Wright death certificate.
  3. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Inez Tilson Hughes death certificate.
  8. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Nina Brittain death certificate.
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

William McKendre Thrash1

M, b. June 27, 1841, d. September 27, 1842
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.1 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz1 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     William McKendre Thrash was born on June 27, 1841 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1 He died on September 27, 1842 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."

John Milton Thrash1,2,3

M, b. April 29, 1844, d. August 22, 1930
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.4,5,2 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz4,5,2 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     John Milton Thrash was buried at Gillespie Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina.3 He was born on April 29, 1844 at North Carolina.6,1 He married Sarah J. Luther circa 1865.6,7,8,2,3 John Milton Thrash married Mollie Jane Maxwell on September 20, 1904 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.9,2,10 John Milton Thrash died on August 22, 1930 at Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina, at age 86.1,2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 397, Buncombe Co., North Carolina4
1860Dwelling 491, Buncombe Co., North Carolina5
1870Dwelling 126, Sulphur Springs, Buncombe Co., North Carolina11
1880Dwelling 226, District 28, Upper Hominy, Buncombe Co., North Carolina12
1900Dwelling 19, District 111, Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina6
1910Dwelling 153, District 155, Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina13
1920Dwelling 17, District 185, Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina14
1930Dwelling 54, District 3, Brevard, Transylvania Co., North Carolina15

Occupation

1870Farmer11
1880Merchant12
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer13
1920Farmer14
1930Farmer15

Family 1

Sarah J. Luther b. February 2, 1842, d. October 10, 1900
Marriage*John Milton Thrash married Sarah J. Luther circa 1865.6,7,8,2,3 
Children

Family 2

Mollie Jane Maxwell b. September 9, 1860, d. July 23, 1930
Marriage*John Milton Thrash married Mollie Jane Maxwell on September 20, 1904 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.9,2,10 

Citations

  1. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the John Milton Thrash death certificate.
  2. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  3. [S6980] Gillespie Evergreen Cemetery, Transylvania Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Thaddues Walter Thrash death certificate.
  8. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Carolyn Thrash Dorsett death certificate.
  9. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Mollie Jane Thrash death certificate.
  10. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  11. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S6978] Luther Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Laura Lucinda Thrash1,2,3

F, b. March 20, 1846, d. May 31, 1928
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.4,5,2,6 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz4,5,2,6 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     Laura Lucinda Thrash was buried at Riverside Cemetery, 53 Birch Street, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.7 She was born on March 20, 1846 at Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2,6,7 As of August 1, 1867,her married name was Green.1 She married Jesse Marion Green on August 1, 1867 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,2,8,6,9 Laura Lucinda Thrash died on May 31, 1928 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 82.2,6,7

Census Records

1850Dwelling 397, Buncombe Co., North Carolina4
1860Dwelling 491, Buncombe Co., North Carolina5
1870Dwelling 185, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina10
1880Dwelling 108, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina11
1900Dwelling 63, District 141, Ward 4, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina12
1910Dwelling 135, District 16, Ward 4, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina13
1920Dwelling 235, District 11, Ward 3, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina14

Occupation

1910Boarding house keeper13

Family

Jesse Marion Green b. April 22, 1840, d. September 29, 1906
Marriage*Laura Lucinda Thrash married Jesse Marion Green on August 1, 1867 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,2,8,6,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1650] Jesse Morgan (1785) and Mary "Polly" Grant (c1793) of Rutherford and Buncombe Co, NC, online http://www.martygrant.com/gen/grant/grantnc/grant-mary-morgan-rutherford.htm
  2. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Laura Lucinda Green death certificate.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Ottis L. Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  7. [S3836] Riverside Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Ottis Lucius Green death certificate.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jesse M. Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nathaniel Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  16. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Gay Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  17. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grover C. Green obituary in an unknown edition.

James Lee Thrash1,2,3,4

M, b. December 13, 1848, d. March 7, 1895
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.2,5,4 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz5,2,4 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     James Lee Thrash was buried at Granbury City Cemetery, Granbury, Hood Co., Texas.6 He was born on December 13, 1848 at North Carolina.4,6 He married Lavada Morgan on August 31, 1869 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,6 James Lee Thrash died on March 7, 1895 at Hood Co., Texas, at age 46.6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 397, Buncombe Co., North Carolina2
1860Dwelling 491, Buncombe Co., North Carolina5
1870Dwelling 130, Sulphur Springs, Buncombe Co., North Carolina7
1880Dwelling 31, District 27, Lower Hominy, Buncombe Co., North Carolina3

Occupation

1870Farmer7
1880Farmer3

Family

Lavada Morgan b. November 29, 1847, d. December 4, 1892
Marriage*James Lee Thrash married Lavada Morgan on August 31, 1869 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,6 

Citations

  1. [S1650] Jesse Morgan (1785) and Mary "Polly" Grant (c1793) of Rutherford and Buncombe Co, NC, online http://www.martygrant.com/gen/grant/grantnc/grant-mary-morgan-rutherford.htm
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6664] Granbury Cemetery, Hood Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

David Valentine Thrash1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 1, 1851, d. October 14, 1923
FatherJohn G. Thrash Jr.7,8,4,5 b. November 3, 1800, d. January 7, 1871
MotherLucinda Yountz7,8,4,5 b. September 20, 1814, d. December 26, 1903
     David Valentine Thrash David V. Thrash, one of the most kindly, genial hotel men that ever lived in Lewis county, and who had a host of friends among the pioneers of this section, died at Pe Ell Sunday morning, October 14, following a spell of continued ill health. The funeral, under Masonic auspices, was held in Pe Ell, Monday, October 15, at the Methodist church, Rev. Andrew Monroe delivering the address. Deceased was 72 yeare of age, and had lived in Lewis county since l889, when he located at Winlock. He was a native of Asheville, N.C., where he was born March 1, 1851. From Winlock Mr. Thrash moved to Pe Ell, where he lived until 1903. Later he resided in Beliingham and at Aberdean for some years. ln 1913 Mr. and Mrs. Thrash returned to Pe Ell. The death of Mrs. Thrash,two years ago affected the husband deeply. Dave's old-time friends and acquaintances will regret to hear or his death.9 He was born on March 1, 1851 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.3,4,9 He married Laura Haseltine Clark on September 13, 1871 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.10,4,6 David Valentine Thrash died on October 14, 1923 at Pe Ell, Lewis Co., Washington, at age 72.5,9

Census Records

1860Dwelling 491, Buncombe Co., North Carolina7
1870Dwelling 129, Sulphur Springs, Buncombe Co., North Carolina8
1880Dwelling 30, District 27, Lower Hominy, Buncombe Co., North Carolina1
1910Dwelling 107, District 322, Ward 2, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington10
1920Dwelling 186, District 152, Pe Ell, Lewis Co., Washington2

Occupation

1870Farm laborer8
1880Farmer1
1910Saloon propriator10
1920Hotel propriator2

Family

Laura Haseltine Clark b. March 8, 1853, d. October 4, 1921
Marriage*David Valentine Thrash married Laura Haseltine Clark on September 13, 1871 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.10,4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1654] Meares-Butler Blackburn-Pickel Rhinehart-Nelson Jones-Medford of SC/NC/TN, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrbj&id=I47638
  4. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  5. [S2577] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923
  6. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the David V. Thrash obituary in an unknown edition.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3926] Washington State Archives, Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960.
  12. [S3540] Washington State Archives, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.

Margaret Adeline Jones1,2

F, b. August 19, 1834, d. October 25, 1912
     Margaret Adeline Jones was buried at Granbury City Cemetery, Granbury, Hood Co., Texas.2 She was born on August 19, 1834 at Hominy Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.3,1 She married Patrick Henry Thrash, son of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on December 31, 1854.4,2 As of December 31, 1854,her married name was Thrash.1 Margaret Adeline Jones died on October 25, 1912 at Prairie Creek, Hood Co., Texas, at age 78.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 213, District 89, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina5
1870Dwelling 409, Hood Co., Texas6
1880Dwelling 2, District 141, Granbury, Hood Co., Texas7
1900Dwelling 92, District 94, Justice Precinct 3, Hood Co., TexasEnumerated in the household of her son Robert3
1910Dwelling 81, District 36, Justice Precinct 3, Hood Co., Texas8

Family

Patrick Henry Thrash b. April 5, 1832, d. April 25, 1921
Marriage*Margaret Adeline Jones married Patrick Henry Thrash, son of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on December 31, 1854.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1658] Climbing Judy's Family Tree, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=judylynn&id=I5599
  2. [S6994] Granbury News, The, From the Margaret Adeline Thrash death notice in the Oct 31, 1912 edition.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Samuel C. Wright1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. February 12, 1832, d. October 13, 1909
     Samuel C. Wright was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5 He was born on February 12, 1832 at North Carolina.3,5 He married Mary Ann Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on January 19, 1860 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.4,7,8,9,5,6 Samuel C. Wright died on October 13, 1909 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 77.5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 450, Division 37, Haywood Co., North Carolina10
1870Dwelling 186, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina1
1880Dwelling 109, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina2
1900Dwelling 261, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina3

Occupation

1860Millwright10
1870Farmer1
1880Farmer2
1900Farmer3

Family

Mary Ann Thrash b. February 16, 1839, d. December 3, 1922
Marriage*Samuel C. Wright married Mary Ann Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on January 19, 1860 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.4,7,8,9,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Mary A. Thrash Wright death certificate.
  5. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Inez Tilson Hughes death certificate.
  8. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Nina Brittain death certificate.
  9. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  10. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Jesse Marion Green1,2,3,4

M, b. April 22, 1840, d. September 29, 1906
     Jesse Marion Green was buried at Riverside Cemetery, 53 Birch Street, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.4,5 He Judge Jesse Marion Green - Judge Jesse M. Green, one of the best known citizens of Asheville and Buncombe County, died Saturday (September 29, 1906) morning at 2:35 o’clock at his home in Asheville. Judge Green was 66 years of age at the time of his death and had been in failing health for some months but devoted more care to his wife than to his own health. For many years he had been a prominent and highly honored citizen of Asheville and constituted one of the substantial and conservative classes of citizenship. He served Buncombe County faithfully as Judge of the inferior court a number of years ago. His death was heard with sincere regret by many people. Judge Green served with honor in the Confederate Army the entire duration of the civil war, enlisting in the Zeb Vance Rough and Ready Guards. He was married forty years ago to Miss Laura Thrash and the widow and four sons survive him, Dr. Nat Green, Gay Green, Ottis L. Green and Grover Green, all prominent citizens of Asheville. The funeral was at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 1906 at the home of Judge Green. The funeral services were conducted by the Masonic Order and Rev. J.A. Cook of Haywood Street Methodist. Interment was at Riverside.4 He was born on April 22, 1840 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,6,5 He married Laura Lucinda Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on August 1, 1867 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,2,7,8,4 Jesse Marion Green died on September 29, 1906 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 66.1,4,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 185, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina9
1880Dwelling 108, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina10
1900Carpenter6
1900Dwelling 63, District 141, Ward 4, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina6

Occupation

1870Farmer9
1880Farmer10

Family

Laura Lucinda Thrash b. March 20, 1846, d. May 31, 1928
Marriage*Jesse Marion Green married Laura Lucinda Thrash, daughter of John G. Thrash Jr. and Lucinda Yountz, on August 1, 1867 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1,2,7,8,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1650] Jesse Morgan (1785) and Mary "Polly" Grant (c1793) of Rutherford and Buncombe Co, NC, online http://www.martygrant.com/gen/grant/grantnc/grant-mary-morgan-rutherford.htm
  2. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Laura Lucinda Green death certificate.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Ottis L. Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jesse M. Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S3836] Riverside Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Ottis Lucius Green death certificate.
  8. [S6422] Information transcribed be Augustus B. Thrash from family bible and additional info from an unknown g-g-dranddaughter of his, "John Thash Family."
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nathaniel Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Gay Green obituary in an unknown edition.
  13. [S2093] Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C. General Records Department of State, U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.
  14. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grover C. Green obituary in an unknown edition.

Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. February 2, 1855, d. March 28, 1924
FatherAlbert Conner5,6,7,1,3,4 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherEleanor "Ellen" Iddings5,6,1,3,4 b. May 31, 1831, d. October 26, 1865
     Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; The tombstone incorrectly reads Feb. 2, 1857.8,4 She was born on February 2, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1856.5,1,9,4 She married William Isaac "Ike" Poff, son of Joshua Wilson Poff and Lydia Rachel Jackson, on October 29, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 29, 1874,her married name was Poff. Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner died on March 28, 1924 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.9,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 457, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 145, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 359, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 70, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 53, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 91, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family

William Isaac "Ike" Poff b. September 14, 1854, d. May 8, 1922
Marriage*Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner married William Isaac "Ike" Poff, son of Joshua Wilson Poff and Lydia Rachel Jackson, on October 29, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  9. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [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

Robert James "Bobby" Conner1,2,3

M, b. October 4, 1934, d. October 3, 1961
FatherCharles Tiras Conner4,1,5,3 b. January 22, 1908, d. March 24, 2002
MotherIrene Janney4,1,5,3 b. July 25, 1910, d. December 11, 1971
     Robert James "Bobby" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He was born on October 4, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Oct 4, 1933.6,1,3 He married Peggy Ann Yeatts, daughter of Kyle James Yeatts and Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly, on September 4, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3 Robert James "Bobby" Conner died on October 3, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 26.6,1,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 122, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Peggy Ann Yeatts b. June 16, 1938, d. April 17, 1976
Marriage*Robert James "Bobby" Conner married Peggy Ann Yeatts, daughter of Kyle James Yeatts and Madie Ola "Mada" Epperly, on September 4, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3 
Children
  • James Anthony Conner1
  • Lisa Anne Conner1,8

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Tiras Conner obituary in the Mar 25, 2002 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr.1,2,3

M, b. August 2, 1876, d. September 18, 1954
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder4,5,6,7,8,3 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock4,5,6,7,8 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr. was buried at Waverly Cemetery, 248-252 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, Sussex Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on August 2, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,7,2 He married Sallie Bessie McCampbell on November 16, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr. died on September 18, 1954 at Petersburg, Virginia, at age 78.3 He Clifton Sowder, 73, of Rt. 1, Waverly, a pedestrian, died early Saturday of injuries received Friday when struck by an automobile on U.S. 460 near Waverly. on September 20, 1954.10

Census Records

1880Dwelling 126, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 109, District 134, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 416, District 119, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia13
1930Dwelling 167, District 14, Roanoke, Virginia14
1940Dwelling 151, District 88-20, Jerusalem, Southampton Co., Virginia15

Occupation

1900Farm laborer6
1910U.S. mail rural carrier12
1920Post office clerk13
1940Grocery salesman15

Family

Sallie Bessie McCampbell b. September 27, 1881, d. February 27, 1960
Marriage*Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr. married Sallie Bessie McCampbell on November 16, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S3948] BillionGraves, online http://billiongraves.com/
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  9. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  10. [S2045] Bee, The, From the Clifton Sowder death story in the Sep 20, 1954 edition.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Clifton Hampton Sowder, Jr. obituary in the Oct 31, 1967 edition.
  17. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.

Julia B. "Blanch" Sowder1

F, b. September 21, 1878, d. June 4, 1880
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder2,1 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock2,1 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Julia B. "Blanch" Sowder was buried at Giles W. Huff Cemetery (also known as Sowder-King Cemetery), Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on September 21, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She died on June 4, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1.2,3,1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 126, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  3. [S217] Glenna G. Garner, Giles W. Huff Cemetery.

John Willie/Will Sowder1,2,3

M, b. April 14, 1880, d. January 22, 1966
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder4,5,6,2,7,3 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock4,5,6,2,7,3 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     John Willie/Will Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.8,3 He was born on April 14, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,8,3 He married Clara Elizabeth Gray, daughter of John Wilson Gray and Mary Matilda Graham, on September 18, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 John Willie/Will Sowder died on January 22, 1966 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 85.8,3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 126, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 164, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Eugene10
1920Dwelling 322, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 544, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 59, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farm laborer6
1910R. F. D. mail carrier10
1920Farmer11
1930Dairy farm operator12
1940Dairy farm operator13

Family

Clara Elizabeth Gray b. February 29, 1888, d. April 4, 1971
Marriage*John Willie/Will Sowder married Clara Elizabeth Gray, daughter of John Wilson Gray and Mary Matilda Graham, on September 18, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  8. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Maude Hancock Sowder1,2,3,4,5

F, b. October 31, 1881, d. December 22, 1964
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder6,2,1,7,5 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock6,1,2,7,5 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Maude Hancock Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,4,5 She was born on October 31, 1881 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,3,4,5 She married George Milton Aldridge, son of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Lucy Siner, on December 10, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,3,4,5 As of December 10, 1902,her married name was Aldridge. Maude Hancock Sowder died on December 22, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.6,3,4,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 97, District 134, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 52, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia10
1930Dwelling 248, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia11
1940Dwelling 268, District 119-44, Roanoke, Virginia12

Family

George Milton Aldridge b. January 31, 1881, d. April 30, 1956
Marriage*Maude Hancock Sowder married George Milton Aldridge, son of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Lucy Siner, on December 10, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,3,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bettie Aldridge Cassell obituary in the Oct 5, 1997 edition.

Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 5, 1883, d. February 9, 1948
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder6,1,7,8,5 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock6,1,7,8,5 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.9,10,5 He was born on August 5, 1883 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,3,4,9,10,5 He married Ora Curtis Poff, daughter of Joseph Johnson Poff and Miriam Ella Kropff, on December 28, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,10,11 Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder married Iva Ella Cannaday, daughter of Tazewell Howard Cannaday and Julia Ann Foster, on November 26, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,5 Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder died on February 9, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.9,10,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 164, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1920Dwelling 539, District 116, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia14
1930Dwelling 783, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia15
1940Dwelling 241, District 81-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia16

Occupation

1910Farmer13
1920Post office clerk14
1930Postal clerk15
1940Post office worker16

Family 1

Ora Curtis Poff b. November 6, 1884, d. March 25, 1922
Marriage*Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder married Ora Curtis Poff, daughter of Joseph Johnson Poff and Miriam Ella Kropff, on December 28, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,10,11 
Children

Family 2

Iva Ella Cannaday b. August 17, 1901, d. August 26, 1992
Marriage*Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder married Iva Ella Cannaday, daughter of Tazewell Howard Cannaday and Julia Ann Foster, on November 26, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,5 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  9. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  10. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ora C. Sowder obituary in the Mar 27, 1922 edition.
  12. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary "Mamie" Sowder1,2,3,4

F, b. October 30, 1885, d. August 3, 1962
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder2,1,3,5 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock2,1,3,5 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Mary "Mamie" Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 She was born on October 30, 1885 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6,4 She married Carl Donald Beckner on September 22, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 As of September 22, 1910,her married name was Beckner. Mary "Mamie" Sowder died on August 3, 1962 at San Diego, San Diego Co., California, at age 76.2,6,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 149, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 175, District 129, Roanoke, Virginia8
1930Dwelling 3, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia9
1940Dwelling 139, District 1-231, Washington, D.C.10

Family

Carl Donald Beckner b. September 22, 1888, d. October 7, 1922
Marriage*Mary "Mamie" Sowder married Carl Donald Beckner on September 22, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  6. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  12. [S3235] Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  13. [S1952] Palm Beach Post, The, From the John L. Beckner obituary in the Apr 5, 2013 edition.

Celeste Kate Sowder1,2,3,4

F, b. July 17, 1888, d. March 26, 1968
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder5,2,1,6,4 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock5,1,2,6,4 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Celeste Kate Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.7,3 She was born on July 17, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1887.1,7,3,4 She married Charles Philip Aldridge, son of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Lucy Siner, on December 25, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 As of December 25, 1907,her married name was Aldridge. Celeste Kate Sowder died on March 26, 1968 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 79.7,3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 113, District 110, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia9
1920Dwelling 541, District 116, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 51, District 32, Roanoke, Virginia11

Family

Charles Philip Aldridge b. January 12, 1884, d. March 12, 1968
Marriage*Celeste Kate Sowder married Charles Philip Aldridge, son of Pinkney B. Aldridge and Lucy Siner, on December 25, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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.

Samuel Morgan Sowder1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 18, 1889, d. April 22, 1955
FatherAugustus Thrash Sowder1,6,7,5 b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
MotherEliza Jane Hancock1,6,7,5 b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
     Samuel Morgan Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4,5 He was born on December 18, 1889 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5 He married Blanche Arthur on July 11, 1914 at Prince Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8 Samuel Morgan Sowder died on April 22, 1955 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 65.4,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 220, District 23, Logan, Logan Co., West Virginia10
1930Dwelling 174, District 7, Logan, Logan Co., West Virginia11
1940Dwelling 404, District 23-15, Logan, Logan Co., West Virginia12

Occupation

1920Office bookkeeper10
1930Automobile company manager11
1940Bookkeeper12

Family

Blanche Arthur b. circa 1893
Marriage*Samuel Morgan Sowder married Blanche Arthur on July 11, 1914 at Prince Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8 

Citations

  1. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sowder-Arthur marriage record.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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.

William Isaac "Ike" Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 14, 1854, d. May 8, 1922
FatherJoshua Wilson Poff1,6,7,5 b. June 4, 1830, d. January 28, 1900
MotherLydia Rachel Jackson1,6,7,5 b. October 14, 1836, d. February 27, 1913
     William Isaac "Ike" Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on September 14, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,9,5 He married Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, daughter of Albert Conner and Eleanor "Ellen" Iddings, on October 29, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Isaac "Ike" Poff died on May 8, 1922 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 67.8,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 457, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1870Dwelling 173, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 359, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 70, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 53, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 91, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1880Farmer2
1900Farmer3
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12

Family

Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner b. February 2, 1855, d. March 28, 1924
Marriage*William Isaac "Ike" Poff married Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, daughter of Albert Conner and Eleanor "Ellen" Iddings, on October 29, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [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
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sallie Bessie McCampbell1,2

F, b. September 27, 1881, d. February 27, 1960
     Sallie Bessie McCampbell was buried at Waverly Cemetery, 248-252 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, Sussex Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on September 27, 1881 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr., son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on November 16, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 As of November 16, 1904,her married name was Sowder. Sallie Bessie McCampbell died on February 27, 1960 at Newport News, Virginia, at age 78.1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 109, District 134, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 416, District 119, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 167, District 14, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 151, District 88-20, Jerusalem, Southampton Co., Virginia7

Family

Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr. b. August 2, 1876, d. September 18, 1954
Marriage*Sallie Bessie McCampbell married Clifton Hampton Sowder Sr., son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on November 16, 1904 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3948] BillionGraves, online http://billiongraves.com/
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Clifton Hampton Sowder, Jr. obituary in the Oct 31, 1967 edition.

Clara Elizabeth Gray1,2,3,4,5

F, b. February 29, 1888, d. April 4, 1971
FatherJohn Wilson Gray1,2,3,5 b. July 11, 1859, d. March 20, 1943
MotherMary Matilda Graham1,2,3,5 b. May 13, 1862, d. April 27, 1924
     Her Social Security Number was 225-72-1669.6 Clara Elizabeth Gray was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.7,5 She was born on February 29, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6,7,5 She married John Willie/Will Sowder, son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on September 18, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of September 18, 1912,her married name was Sowder. Clara Elizabeth Gray died on April 4, 1971 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 83.7,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 4, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 120, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 322, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 544, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 59, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

John Willie/Will Sowder b. April 14, 1880, d. January 22, 1966
Marriage*Clara Elizabeth Gray married John Willie/Will Sowder, son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on September 18, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  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. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George Milton Aldridge1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. January 31, 1881, d. April 30, 1956
FatherPinkney B. Aldridge8,2,3,7 b. February 20, 1852, d. August 9, 1916
MotherLucy Siner8,3,2,7 b. May 19, 1856, d. December 23, 1889
     George Milton Aldridge was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5,7 He was born on January 31, 1881 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2,4,5,6 He married Maude Hancock Sowder, daughter of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on December 10, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,5,6,7 George Milton Aldridge died on April 30, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.8,5,6,7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 97, District 134, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 52, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia11
1930Dwelling 248, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 268, District 119-44, Roanoke, Virginia13

Occupation

1910Hardware salesman10
1930Feed superintendent12
1940Wholesale flour and feed general manager13

Family

Maude Hancock Sowder b. October 31, 1881, d. December 22, 1964
Marriage*George Milton Aldridge married Maude Hancock Sowder, daughter of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on December 10, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,5,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bettie Aldridge Cassell obituary in the Oct 5, 1997 edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  6. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

William Robert Sowder1,2,3

M, b. January 6, 1906, d. February 4, 1962
FatherEugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder4,5,6,3 b. August 5, 1883, d. February 9, 1948
MotherOra Curtis Poff4,5,6,3 b. November 6, 1884, d. March 25, 1922
     William Robert Sowder was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 He was born on January 6, 1906 at Virginia.2,3 He died on February 4, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 56.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 164, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 539, District 116, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 280, District 119-43, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1940Post office clerk7

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ora C. Sowder obituary in the Mar 20, 1922 edition.
  2. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ora C. Sowder obituary in the Mar 27, 1922 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Iva Ella Cannaday1,2

F, b. August 17, 1901, d. August 26, 1992
FatherTazewell Howard Cannaday b. September 10, 1852, d. December 24, 1933
MotherJulia Ann Foster2,1 b. December 10, 1863, d. December 28, 1939
     Iva Ella Cannaday was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 Her Social Security Number was 225-48-4744.5 She was born on August 17, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,5 She married Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder, son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on November 26, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6,7 As of November 26, 1926,her married name was Sowder. Iva Ella Cannaday married Delma Green Feazell on November 22, 1952 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.8 As of November 22, 1952,her married name was Feazell.8 Iva Ella Cannaday died on August 26, 1992 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 91.3,4,5,7 She FEAZELL, IVA C. Iva Cannaday Sowder Feazell, age 91, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 1992. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Floyd United Methodist Church. Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Virginia Altizer, Floyd; James and Patricia Altizer, Floyd; Jay Altizer, Carson Altizer, Blacksburg; Connie and Anthony Smith, Charleston, S. C; Julia and Jimmy Dorman, Haymarket, Va; Lara Dorman, Wilmington, N. C; Harry Frank Cannaday, and Bob Cannaday, Illinois. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday at the Floyd United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leonard Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. Friends may call at the Maberry Funeral Home after 2:00 p.m. Thursday where the family will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Floyd United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. on August 27, 1992.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 783, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 241, District 81-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family 1

Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder b. August 5, 1883, d. February 9, 1948
Marriage*Iva Ella Cannaday married Eugene Augustus "Gene" Sowder, son of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on November 26, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6,7 

Family 2

Delma Green Feazell
Marriage*Iva Ella Cannaday married Delma Green Feazell on November 22, 1952 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.8 

Citations

  1. [S58] Frieda Clark Cannaday, The Cannaday Family of Virginia and West Virginia.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Cannaday Sowder Feazell obituary in the Aug 27, 1992 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Carl Donald Beckner1,2,3,4

M, b. September 22, 1888, d. October 7, 1922
     Carl Donald Beckner was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on September 22, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,4 He married Mary "Mamie" Sowder, daughter of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on September 22, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Carl Donald Beckner died on October 7, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 34.3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 175, District 129, Roanoke, Virginia2

Occupation

1920Rural mail carrier2

Family

Mary "Mamie" Sowder b. October 30, 1885, d. August 3, 1962
Marriage*Carl Donald Beckner married Mary "Mamie" Sowder, daughter of Augustus Thrash Sowder and Eliza Jane Hancock, on September 22, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S3235] Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S1952] Palm Beach Post, The, From the John L. Beckner obituary in the Apr 5, 2013 edition.