James Crawford1

M, b. circa 1911
     James Crawford married Evelyn Nadine Wimmer, daughter of William Covey Wimmer and Hannah Agnes Jackson.2,3,1 James Crawford was born circa 1911 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 145, District 119-54, Roanoke, Virginia1

Occupation

1940Draftsman1

Family

Evelyn Nadine Wimmer b. November 25, 1911, d. September 16, 1982
Marriage*James Crawford married Evelyn Nadine Wimmer, daughter of William Covey Wimmer and Hannah Agnes Jackson.2,3,1 

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arthur Lewis Wimmer obitutary in the Oct 11, 2003 edition.
  3. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/

Jehu John Peters1,2,3

M, b. October 22, 1844, d. January 7, 1923
     Jehu John Peters was buried at Kelley Family Cemetery, 389 Kelly Drive, SE, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on October 22, 1844 at Virginia.5,4 He married Mary Jane Peters on December 12, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 Jehu John Peters died on January 7, 1923 at age 78.5,4

Family

Mary Jane Peters b. June 9, 1852, d. April 21, 1920
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Peters on December 12, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  4. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  5. [S1201] Mary Conner Williams, Kelley Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Mary Jane Peters1,2,3,4

F, b. June 9, 1852, d. April 21, 1920
     Mary Jane Peters was buried at Kelley Family Cemetery, 389 Kelly Drive, SE, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on June 9, 1852 at Virginia.3,4 She married Jehu John Peters on December 12, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 As of December 12, 1867,her married name was Peters. Mary Jane Peters died on April 21, 1920 at age 67.3,4

Family

Jehu John Peters b. October 22, 1844, d. January 7, 1923
Marriage*She married Jehu John Peters on December 12, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S1201] Mary Conner Williams, Kelley Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Sallie Whitenack1

F, b. circa 1884
FatherDoctor Thompsom "Thomas" Whitenack1 b. April 12, 1845, d. May 5, 1908
MotherMary Elizabeth Sisson1 b. February 15, 1850, d. June 28, 1926
     Sallie Whitenack was born circa 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married William C. "Will" Vest, son of William Madison Vest and Mary Susan Boone, on April 25, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 25, 1906,her married name was Vest.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

William C. "Will" Vest b. December 27, 1883, d. March 12, 1916
Marriage*Sallie Whitenack married William C. "Will" Vest, son of William Madison Vest and Mary Susan Boone, on April 25, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

William C. "Will" Vest1

M, b. December 27, 1883, d. March 12, 1916
FatherWilliam Madison Vest1 b. December 19, 1854, d. April 5, 1934
MotherMary Susan Boone1 b. January 1, 1850, d. March 26, 1923
     William C. "Will" Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on December 27, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Sallie Whitenack, daughter of Doctor Thompsom "Thomas" Whitenack and Mary Elizabeth Sisson, on April 25, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William C. "Will" Vest died on March 12, 1916 at Virginia at age 32.2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1906Carpenter1

Family

Sallie Whitenack b. circa 1884
Marriage*William C. "Will" Vest married Sallie Whitenack, daughter of Doctor Thompsom "Thomas" Whitenack and Mary Elizabeth Sisson, on April 25, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

John Anthony Okes1,2,3

M, b. July 18, 1881, d. December 28, 1976
FatherWilliam Winfield Scott Oakes1,2,4 b. January 24, 1853, d. June 4, 1939
MotherCatherine Rosabelle Moran1,2,4 b. July 25, 1851, d. June 6, 1935
     His Social Security Number was 236-10-6374.5 John Anthony Okes was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,4 He was born on July 18, 1881 at Peterstown, Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,5,2,3,4 He married Prudence Jane Kelley, daughter of Moses Greer Kelley and Kesiah Catherine Conner, on April 3, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 John Anthony Okes died on December 28, 1976 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 95.2,4 He Funeral services for John Okes, 95, of Blue Jay, will be held a 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Church of God on South Valley Drive with the Rev. Ivan P. Alls in charge. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. He died Tuesday morning in a local hospital of natural causes. Born July 18, 1881, in Peterstown, he was a son of the late William Scott and Catherine Moran Okes. He operated a country store at Dunns in Mercer County and was a school teacher in Mercer and Raleigh counties in the early 1900s. He was a former manager of Blue Jay Lumber Co. and ran a small grocery and confectionery at Beaver from 1939 until the early 1960s. A charter member of the First Church of God on South Valley Drive, he was also a Sunday school teacher. Survivors include one daughter, Pauline at home; two sons, Karl of Daniels and Kermit of Beaver; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His wife, Prudence J. Okes, preceded him in death in 1948. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Calfee Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Clyde McClure, Harold Ward, James D. Robinson, S. L. Ramsey, H.H. Meador and Bud Bennett. on December 29, 1976.5,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 159, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 491, District 8, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1907Teacher1
1920Store manager7
1930General store store manager8

Family

Prudence Jane Kelley b. March 19, 1880, d. March 3, 1948
Marriage*John Anthony Okes married Prudence Jane Kelley, daughter of Moses Greer Kelley and Kesiah Catherine Conner, on April 3, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Prudence J. Okes obituary in the Mar 4, 1948 edition.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Oakes-Truman marriage record.
  10. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.

William Winfield Scott Oakes1,2,3

M, b. January 24, 1853, d. June 4, 1939
FatherWilliam Berle "Burl" Oakes3,4 b. October 15, 1816, d. August 21, 1887
MotherAbigail Oakes3,4 b. October 7, 1822, d. March 12, 1913
     William Winfield Scott Oakes was buried at Oakes Family Cemetery, Dunns, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on January 24, 1853 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Catherine Rosabelle Moran, daughter of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on August 21, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 William Winfield Scott Oakes died on June 4, 1939 at Dunns, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 86.3

Family

Catherine Rosabelle Moran b. July 25, 1851, d. June 6, 1935
Marriage*He married Catherine Rosabelle Moran, daughter of John D. Moran and Martha Jane Cannaday, on August 21, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.

Catherine Rosabelle Moran1,2,3,4

F, b. July 25, 1851, d. June 6, 1935
FatherJohn D. Moran4,3 b. October 12, 1812, d. January, 1883
MotherMartha Jane Cannaday3,4 b. 1811, d. July 21, 1866
     Catherine Rosabelle Moran was born on July 25, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She married William Winfield Scott Oakes, son of William Berle "Burl" Oakes and Abigail Oakes, on August 21, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of August 21, 1873,her married name was Oakes. Catherine Rosabelle Moran died on June 6, 1935 at Dunns, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 83.3

Family

William Winfield Scott Oakes b. January 24, 1853, d. June 4, 1939
Marriage*She married William Winfield Scott Oakes, son of William Berle "Burl" Oakes and Abigail Oakes, on August 21, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.

Karl Jansen Okes1,2

M, b. April 30, 1908, d. July 13, 1983
FatherJohn Anthony Okes1,2,3,4 b. July 18, 1881, d. December 28, 1976
MotherPrudence Jane Kelley1,2,3,4 b. March 19, 1880, d. March 3, 1948
     His Social Security Number was 233-42-1408.5 Karl Jansen Okes was born on April 30, 1908 at Dunns, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,2 He married Virginia Katherine Rawn on September 1, 1939 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.2 Karl Jansen Okes died on July 13, 1983 at Hillsboro, Pocahontas Co., West Virginia, at age 75.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 159, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1

Family

Virginia Katherine Rawn b. January 4, 1919, d. September 4, 2002
Marriage*Karl Jansen Okes married Virginia Katherine Rawn on September 1, 1939 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Sandra Kay Okes2,6
  • Sherry Lynn Okes2,6
  • Duke Wayne Okes2,6
  • Roger Neal Okes2,6

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  3. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Prudence J. Okes obituary in the Mar 4, 1948 edition.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3635] Nancy Okes, "Karl and Virginia Okes Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 25, 2013.

Pauline Okes1,2,3,4

F, b. April 19, 1915, d. March 7, 1996
FatherJohn Anthony Okes1,2,3,5 b. July 18, 1881, d. December 28, 1976
MotherPrudence Jane Kelley1,2,3,5 b. March 19, 1880, d. March 3, 1948
     Her Social Security Number was 234-62-6434.6 Pauline Okes was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on April 19, 1915 at Blue Jay, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 She died on March 7, 1996 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 80.6,2,4 She BEAVER - Pauline Okes, 80, of Beaver died Thursday, March 7, 1996, in a local hospital after a long illness. She was a teacher for Raleigh County School System with 38 years of service, a member of West Virginia Education Association and the Raleigh County Education Association. She was a member, superintendent and Sunday School teacher at the First Church of God, Beckley. Surviving: brother, Kermit Okes of Beaver; several nieces and nephews. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Church of God, Beaver, with the Rev. Vondie L. Cook III and the Rev. Chalmer Abrams officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. on March 9, 1996.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 159, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 491, District 8, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  3. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Prudence J. Okes obituary in the Mar 4, 1948 edition.
  4. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Pauline Okes obituary in the Mar 9, 1996 edition.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Kermit Kelley/Kelly Okes1,2,3,4

M, b. July 7, 1919, d. July 6, 1998
FatherJohn Anthony Okes5,1,2,6,7,3 b. July 18, 1881, d. December 28, 1976
MotherPrudence Jane Kelley5,1,2,6,7,3 b. March 19, 1880, d. March 3, 1948
     His Social Security Number was 232-16-7033.8 Kermit Kelley/Kelly Okes was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 He was born on July 7, 1919 at Blue Jay, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.8,1,2,3,4 He married Edith Truman on October 12, 1943 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,9,3 Kermit Kelley/Kelly Okes died on July 6, 1998 at Beaver, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 78.8,1,10,9 He BEAVER - Kermit K. Okes, 78, of Beaver died July 6, 1998, in a local hospital. He was a retired field supervisor from the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA, was a graduate of Shady Spring High School, attended Morris Harvey College, Charleston. He was a member of Beaver United Methodist Church, the church choir and the Beaver Lions Club and served with the Army's 305th General Hospital Division during World War II. Surviving: wife, Edith T. Okes; sons, Gary D. Okes of Richmond, John R. Okes of Beckley, Thomas D. Okes of Beaver; six grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beaver United Methodist Church with the Rev. Virgil Cook and the Rev. Allen Johnson officiating. Entombment will be in Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum B, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Beaver United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 523, Beaver, WV 25813.
on July 7, 1998.10

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 159, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 491, District 8, Shady Spring, Raleigh Co., West Virginia11

Family

Edith Truman b. March 16, 1920, d. February 15, 2001
Marriage*Kermit Kelley/Kelly Okes married Edith Truman on October 12, 1943 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,9,3 
Children
  • Gary Douglas Okes1,2,9
  • John Randall Okes1,2,9
  • Thomas Dale Okes1,2,9

Citations

  1. [S842] Brian T. Seberle, "William B. Oakes," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 28, 2001.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Oakes-Truman marriage record.
  3. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  4. [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.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Prudence J. Okes obituary in the Mar 4, 1948 edition.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Okes obituary in the Dec 29, 1976 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S7998] Calfee Funeral Home, online www.calfeefuneralhome.com, From the Edith Truman Okes obituary.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kermit K. Okes obuituary in the Jul 7, 1998 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Andrew Lewis Maxey1,2,3,4

M, b. July 27, 1884, d. March 13, 1963
     His Social Security Number was 226-12-3589.5 Andrew Lewis Maxey was born on July 27, 1884 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,5,4 He married Carrie Ella DeWeese, daughter of John William DeWeese and Dotia Levicia Wilson, on October 3, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 Andrew Lewis Maxey died on March 13, 1963 at age 78.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 339, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 219, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 404, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1907Sawyer6
1910Farm laborer2
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer3

Family

Carrie Ella DeWeese b. October, 1879, d. October 13, 1965
Marriage*Andrew Lewis Maxey married Carrie Ella DeWeese, daughter of John William DeWeese and Dotia Levicia Wilson, on October 3, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S1260] Glenna Garnand Garner, Floyd Co., VA Obituary Listing.

Marion Francis Radford1,2

M, b. May 2, 1867, d. December 21, 1932
     Marion Francis Radford was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Nina Elizabeth Thompson.2,3 Marion Francis Radford was born on May 2, 1867.2 He died on December 21, 1932 at age 65.2

Family

Nina Elizabeth Thompson b. March 8, 1870, d. August 3, 1909
Marriage*He married Nina Elizabeth Thompson.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S211] Ruth G. Hale, Radford Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S3597] Taylor Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11118195/person/-206287613

Paul Robert King1,2,3,4

M, b. August 21, 1895, d. March 19, 1971
     Paul Robert King was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on August 21, 1895 at Roanoke, Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Aug 23, 1895.3,4 He married Carrie Poff, daughter of Charles Ballard "Ballard" Poff and Elmira Isabelle Conner, on January 8, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Paul Robert King died on March 19, 1971 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 259, District 50, Big Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 135, District 14, Big Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1913Farmer1
1920Coal mine laborer2
1930Coal mine track man5

Family

Carrie Poff b. April 17, 1893, d. January 1, 1964
Marriage*Paul Robert King married Carrie Poff, daughter of Charles Ballard "Ballard" Poff and Elmira Isabelle Conner, on January 8, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Clinton King obituary in the Mar 5, 2006 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Morgan Mahone King obituary in the Feb 16, 2003 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Elizabeth Blevins obituary in the May 3, 2012 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Unknown Ridinger1

M, d. before 1916
     Unknown Ridinger died before 1916.1 He married Flora Ellen Unknown before 1916.1

Family

Flora Ellen Unknown b. circa 1869
Marriage*Unknown Ridinger married Flora Ellen Unknown before 1916.1 

Citations

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

Larkin A. Underwood1

M, b. circa 1852
     Larkin A. Underwood was buried at Larkin Underwood Cemetery, Rt. 602, below Parkway Church of the Brethren, in a pine grove on the grounds of the old house, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born circa 1852.3 He married Lucinda Catherine McPeak on September 3, 1879.4

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Lucinda Catherine McPeak b. circa 1863
Marriage*Larkin A. Underwood married Lucinda Catherine McPeak on September 3, 1879.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Lucinda Catherine McPeak1

F, b. circa 1863
     Lucinda Catherine McPeak was buried at Larkin Underwood Cemetery, Rt. 602, below Parkway Church of the Brethren, in a pine grove on the grounds of the old house, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born circa 1863.3 She married Larkin A. Underwood on September 3, 1879.4 As of September 3, 1879,her married name was Underwood.

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Larkin A. Underwood b. circa 1852
Marriage*Lucinda Catherine McPeak married Larkin A. Underwood on September 3, 1879.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Archie Lane Collins1,2

M, b. May 5, 1935, d. August 7, 2006
     Archie Lane Collins was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He married Phyllis Ann Yeatts, daughter of Robert Virgil "Bob" Yeatts and Ethel Mattie Radford.1 Archie Lane Collins was born on May 5, 1935 at Ararat, Patrick Co., Virginia.2 He died on August 7, 2006 at Virginia at age 71.2 He Archie Lane Collins, 71, of Salem, Va., went to be with Lord on Monday, August 7, 2006. Archie was born on May 5, 1935, in Ararat, Va. He retired from Valley Rich Dairy where he worked for 44 years after serving in the United States Army from 1958-1960. Mr. Collins is the son of Eli Green Collins and Clarice Brown Collins. He is preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Victor Collins, Mr. Ray Collins, and Mr. Early Collins; and one sister, Miss Elizabeth Collins. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Phyllis Collins of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Angie Swaim and husband Terry Swaim of Germanton, N.C; and two stepsons, Mr. Patrick Stultz and wife, Kristi of Salem, Va., and Mr. Phillip Stultz and wife, Angela of Roanoke, Va. There are three grandchildren, Mrs. Mandy Crouse and husband, Philip Crouse of King, N.C., Carla and Tony Swaim of Germanton, N.C; three stepgrandchildren, Andrew, Zackary, and Sarah Stultz of Salem, Va; and one brother, Mr. Irvin Collins, of Ararat, Va. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, August 10, 2006 at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem, Va., with the Rev. Larry Atkin and the Rev. Dennis Collins officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 10, 2006 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice Charities, 6045 Peters Creek Rd., Roanoke, Va., 24019.
on August 9, 2006.2

Family

Phyllis Ann Yeatts
Marriage*He married Phyllis Ann Yeatts, daughter of Robert Virgil "Bob" Yeatts and Ethel Mattie Radford.1 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shirley Robert Yeatts obitutary in the May 10, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Archie Lane Collins obituary in the Aug 9, 2006 edition.

Michael Rodney Dooley1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 17, 1959, d. April 21, 2012
FatherRodney Thomas Dooley7,8,1,2 b. August 12, 1923, d. June 10, 1990
MotherJanice Geraldine Yeatts7,8,1,2 b. June 28, 1928, d. March 18, 1994
     Michael Rodney Dooley married Sharon Unknown.7,8,6 Michael Rodney Dooley was born on November 17, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4 He married Patricia Leigh Bentley on January 10, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 Michael Rodney Dooley and Patricia Leigh Bentley were divorced on September 16, 1985 at Fairfax Co., Virginia.3 Michael Rodney Dooley died on April 21, 2012 at Oak Hill, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 52.5,6 He MICHAEL R. DOOLEY, age 52, passed peacefully at his home on April 21, 2012 in Oak Hill, Virginia after a brief illness. He is a native of Roanoke, Virginia. Beloved husband of Sharon Dooley, and loving father to their children, John-Michael and Erin. Many friends and family will miss him. on April 24, 2012.6

Family 1

Sharon Unknown
Marriage*He married Sharon Unknown.7,8,6 
Children
  • Erin Dooley6
  • John-Michael Dooley6

Family 2

Patricia Leigh Bentley
Marriage*Michael Rodney Dooley married Patricia Leigh Bentley on January 10, 1981 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* Michael Rodney Dooley and Patricia Leigh Bentley were divorced on September 16, 1985 at Fairfax Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S620] Washington Post, The, From the Michael R. Dooley obituary in the Aug 24, 2012 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Janice Geraldine Dooley obitutary in the Mar 20, 1994 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rodney T. Dooley obitutary in the Jun 11, 1990 edition.

Paul Kenneth Yeatts1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 16, 1947, d. October 2, 2013
MotherJanice Geraldine Yeatts1,6 b. June 28, 1928, d. March 18, 1994
     Paul Kenneth Yeatts was born on May 16, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,4 He married Patsy Agnes Byers on February 7, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Paul Kenneth Yeatts and Patsy Agnes Byers were divorced on April 12, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Paul Kenneth Yeatts married Deborah Hamilton Martin on December 26, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 Paul Kenneth Yeatts died on October 2, 2013 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 66.2,5 He Paul Kenneth Yeatts, 66, of Salem, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Paul was a veteran, having served in the United States Army. He loved his truck and working on old cars, and enjoyed fishing and camping in the woods. But above all, Paul loved his family more than anything. Paul has gone fishing, sipping on a cold beer and waiting for us to join him. Left behind is his heart and wife of 30 years, Deborah Martin Yeatts; his beloved daughter, Kristy Yeatts Burnett; his beloved son Toby Dale Yeatts and wife Kerry; grandsons, Devin and Isaiah Yeatts and precious granddaughter, Ashlee Yeatts; aunts, Phyllis Collins and Christine Cornette; and loving sisters-in-law, Pamela Martin and Bernadette Brennan and husband Mike; and so many others who knew and loved him. At Paul's request no funeral service will be held, but if you would like to honor Paul's life and kindness, we ask that family and friends make a donation to their favorite charity or local SPCA in his name, and remember him always. on October 3, 2013.2

Family 1

Patsy Agnes Byers
Marriage*He married Patsy Agnes Byers on February 7, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Divorce* Paul Kenneth Yeatts and Patsy Agnes Byers were divorced on April 12, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 
Children
  • Toby Dale Yeatts2
  • Kristy Rena Yeatts2

Family 2

Deborah Hamilton Martin
Marriage*Paul Kenneth Yeatts married Deborah Hamilton Martin on December 26, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Janice Geraldine Dooley obitutary in the Mar 20, 1994 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Kenneth Yeatts obituary in the Oct 3, 2013 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  7. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Mary E. Pugh1

F, b. circa 1859
FatherThomas Pugh1
MotherSarah "Sally" Likens1
     Mary E. Pugh was born circa 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Peter Robert Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on April 5, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 5, 1917,her married name was Vest.

Family

Peter Robert Vest b. May 6, 1834, d. April 22, 1917
Marriage*Mary E. Pugh married Peter Robert Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on April 5, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

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

Jesse Branard Jones1,2,3,4

M, b. September 17, 1890, d. June 7, 1956
FatherThomas Henry Jones1,5,3 b. June, 1855
MotherLouisa Eveline "Lou" Shockey1,5,3 b. January 18, 1860, d. 1926
     Jesse Branard Jones was buried at Bandy Cemetery, Bandy Road, Mt. Pleasant, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4 He was born on September 17, 1890 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Sep 26, 1890.1,2,3,4 He married Dorris Ola Collins, daughter of Homer Howard Collins and Ellen Ledora "Ella" Hollins, on February 5, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Jesse Branard Jones died on June 7, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.3,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 219, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 464, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother-in-law S. Goff6
1920Dwelling 32, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 177, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 282, District 81-16, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1910Coal miner6
1919Farmer1
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer8
1940Odd job laborer9

Family

Dorris Ola Collins b. May 13, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
Marriage*Jesse Branard Jones married Dorris Ola Collins, daughter of Homer Howard Collins and Ellen Ledora "Ella" Hollins, on February 5, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5739] Bandy Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Harry Dean Jones obituary.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman A. Jones obituary in the May 2, 2008 edition.

Jesse Vernon Jones1,2,3,4

M, b. March 15, 1920, d. February 14, 1973
FatherJesse Branard Jones1,5,3,4 b. September 17, 1890, d. June 7, 1956
MotherDorris Ola Collins1,5,3,4 b. May 13, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
     Jesse Vernon Jones was buried at Bandy Cemetery, Bandy Road, Mt. Pleasant, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 He was born on March 15, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 He married Ethel R. Payne on November 18, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,4,7 Jesse Vernon Jones died on February 14, 1973 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 177, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 384, District 81-16, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farm laborer6

Family

Ethel R. Payne b. February 8, 1921, d. February 28, 2004
Marriage*Jesse Vernon Jones married Ethel R. Payne on November 18, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,4,7 
Child
  • Clinton Glenwood "C. J." Jones Sr.7

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5739] Bandy Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Harry Dean Jones obituary.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel Payne Jones obituary in the Feb 29, 2004 edition.