Lacey Sidney Bower1

M, b. July 11, 1903, d. September, 1985
FatherGeorge Washington Bower2,3,1 b. March 8, 1860, d. October 6, 1928
MotherMary Ellen Gray2,3,4,5,1 b. June 18, 1868, d. November 26, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 234-10-7215.6 Lacey Sidney Bower was born on July 11, 1903 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,1 He married Garnet Pearl Maxey on May 2, 1929 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7 Lacey Sidney Bower died in September, 1985 at Maryland at age 82.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 723, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 282, District 176, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 330, District 15, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaLacy and his family were enumerated in the household of his mother Mary Gray4
1940Dwelling 46, District 41-29, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1930Civil engineer surveyor4
1940Bakery company bread wrapper5

Family

Garnet Pearl Maxey
Marriage*Lacey Sidney Bower married Garnet Pearl Maxey on May 2, 1929 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Maxey marriage record.

Lessie Mae Parker1,2

F, b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Lessie Mae Parker was buried at Bowers Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 236-80-5806.3 She was born on June 6, 1889 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4 As of July 24, 1905,her married name was Bower.4 She married Luther Bower, son of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on July 24, 1905 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 Lessie Mae Parker died on February 2, 1969 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 79.1,2 She Mrs. Lessie Mae Bower, 77, of Coal City, died at 11 p.m. Friday in a local hospital following a short illness. Survivors include three sons, Virgil, Glen Redden, Pa., James C., Coal City and Charlotle C., Huntington; three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Donohue, Pluto, Mrs. Cora Holt, Coal City and Mrs. Stella Radliffe, Spencer; four sisters, Mrs. Effie Parker and Mrs. Myrtle Stanley, both of Coal City, Lude Aliff, Alderson and Mrs. Annie Harvey, Morgantown; 26 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monady in the Coal City Community Church with the Rev. Grayson C. Lilly in charge. Burial will be in the Old Bower Cemetery at Coal City. Pallbearers will be Robert Hungate, Woodrow Hilton, Jack Thomas, Johnny Thompson, Delano Thompson and Johnny Thomas. The body will be taken to the church from the Williams Funeral Home in MacArthur one hour prior to the services. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today. on February 3, 1969.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 722, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5
1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1920Vegetable farmer6
1930Farmer7

Family

Luther Bower b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
Marriage*Lessie Mae Parker married Luther Bower, son of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on July 24, 1905 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lessie Mae Bower death record.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1597] Ronald Ray Turner, Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Howerton marriage record.
  9. [S3223] Morning Call, From the Virgil Harrison Bower obituary in the Jul 27, 1994 edition.
  10. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jessie Jefferson Bower death certificate.
  12. [S798] Register Herald, From the Stella Ratliff obituary in the Jan 15, 1997 edition.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Holt-Bower marriage record.

Ethel Bower1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 18, 1906, d. February 20, 1987
FatherLuther Bower1 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker1,2,4 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Ethel Bower was buried at Donahoe Cemetery, Madams Creek, Summers Co., West Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 232-72-6896.7 She was born on May 18, 1906 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,7,6 As of August 24, 1927,her married name was Donohue.3 She married Pearl Spergeon Donohoe on August 24, 1927 at Abney, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 Ethel Bower died on February 20, 1987 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, at age 80.7,8,6,5 She HINTON - Mrs. Ethel Bower Donohoe, 80, of Hinton, died Feb. 20, 1987, in Summers County Hospital after a long illness. She was a 60-year resident of Hinton. Surviving: sons, Moody and Mayo, both of Hinton, Mason of Laurel, Del; daughters, Mrs. Glenna Mize of Keene, N.H. and Mrs. Garnet Ballard of Hinton; brother, Virgil Bower of Fort Lauderdale, Fla; sister, Mrs. Cora Holt of Coal City; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Ronald Meadows Funeral Home, Hinton, is in charge of arrangements. on February 22, 1987.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 722, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 234, District 14, Jumping Branch, Summers Co., West Virginia9

Family

Pearl Spergeon Donohoe b. May 21, 1892, d. December 31, 1984
Marriage*Ethel Bower married Pearl Spergeon Donohoe on August 24, 1927 at Abney, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Donohoe-Bower marriage record.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Ethel Bower Donohoe obituary in the Feb 22, 1987 edition.
  6. [S8471] Donohoe Cemetery, Summers Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1899] Sanford and related lines, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=cmsanfo&id=I21014
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S798] Register Herald, From the Glenna J. Mize obituary in the Apr 9, 2015 edition.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Garnet F. Ballard obituary.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Moody Donohoe obituary.
  13. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mayo S. Donohoe obituary in the Aug 30, 2015 edition.

Virgil Harrison Bower1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 1, 1907, d. July 25, 1994
FatherLuther Bower6,7,5 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker6,1,8,7,9,5 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 235-10-2304.10 Virgil Harrison Bower was buried at Philadelphia Memorial Park, 124 Phoenixville Pike, Frazer, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.3 He was born on June 1, 1907 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,10,4 He married Gracie A. Howerton on July 5, 1930 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.7,11,2,5 Virgil Harrison Bower died on July 25, 1994 at Milford Township, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, at age 87.10,5 He Virgil Harrison Bower, 87, of Perkasie died Monday in LifeQuest Nursing Center, Milford Township. He was the husband of Gracie A. (Howerton) Bower. He was a carpenter in the Philadelphia area for 20 years until retiring in 1972. Previously, he was a coal miner in Coal City, W.Va., for 29 years until retiring in 1952. Born in Coal City, he was a son of the late Luther and Lessie May (Parker) Bower. Survivors: Wife; daughter, Peggy A. Gerlach of Perkasie; sons, Virgil Junior of Cieburae, Texas, Eugene Lewis of Sedalia, Mo., and Roger Leon of Chester Heights, Delaware County; sisters, Cora Holt and Stella Ratcliff, both of Coal City; 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. on July 27, 1994.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 722, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1930Coal mine brakeman8

Family

Gracie A. Howerton b. May 13, 1909, d. March 19, 1997
Marriage*Virgil Harrison Bower married Gracie A. Howerton on July 5, 1930 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.7,11,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8728] News Herald, From the Gracie A. Bower obituary in the Mar 26, 1997 edition.
  3. [S8729] Philadelphia Memorial Park, Chester Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  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. [S3223] Morning Call, From the Virgil Harrison Bower obituary in the Jul 27, 1994 edition.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Howerton marriage record.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S1900] Cleburne Times-Review, From the Virgil J. Bower obituary in the Mar 13, 2004 edition.
  12. [S8730] Rea Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service, online reafuneralservice.com, From the Eugene Lewis Bower obituary.

James Clyde "Jimmie" Bower1,2,3,4

M, b. October 27, 1908, d. November 5, 1984
FatherLuther Bower5 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker5,6,7,8 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     James Clyde "Jimmie" Bower was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 235-05-1180.9 He was born on October 27, 1908 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; The draft card has a birth year of 1909.9,1,3 He married Lela J. Lilly on September 1, 1932 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,10 James Clyde "Jimmie" Bower died on November 5, 1984 at West Virginia at age 76.9,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 722, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5
1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 189, District 41-40B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2

Occupation

1930Coal mine track layer7
1940Coal miner2

Family

Lela J. Lilly b. February 19, 1914, d. March 21, 1999
Marriage*James Clyde "Jimmie" Bower married Lela J. Lilly on September 1, 1932 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2590] Sunset Memorial Park, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=wallace&GSfn=victoria&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=69824791&CRid=80051&df=all&
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Lilly marriage record.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lela J. Lilly Bower obituary in the Mar 23, 1999 edition.
  11. [S798] Register Herald, From the Von Bower obituary in the May 13, 2003 edition.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Mays marriage record.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thomas-Bower marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Keen-Bower marriage record.

Grover Porter Bower1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 27, 1910, d. December 24, 1944
FatherLuther Bower1,3 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker1,2,3 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Grover Porter Bower was buried at American Legion Cemetery, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,6 He was born on November 27, 1910 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4,5,6 He died on December 24, 1944 at age 34.4,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  4. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  5. [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.
  6. [S3764] American Legion Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Jessie Jefferson Bower1,2

M, b. February 2, 1912, d. September 4, 1923
FatherLuther Bower1,2 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker1,2 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Jessie Jefferson Bower was buried at Bowers Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on February 2, 1912 at West Virginia.2 He died on September 4, 1923 at Aleney, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 11; Died of dysentery.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jessie Jefferson Bower death certificate.
  3. [S4379] Bower Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Charlotte Cratton Bower1,2

M, b. November 22, 1913, d. September 11, 1974
FatherLuther Bower3 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker3,4,5 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 236-09-1660.6 Charlotte Cratton Bower was buried at St. John's Cemetery, Follansbee, Brooke Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on November 22, 1913 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,2 He died on September 11, 1974 at Weirton, Hancock Co., West Virginia, at age 60.1 He FOLLANSBEE - Charlotte Cratton Bower, 60, died Wednesday in Weirton General Hospital. Mr. Bower was a retired coal miner. Surviving are two brothers, Virgil and James, both of Coal City. W Va., and a sister. Mrs. Ethel Donohue of Pluto, W.Va. Friends may call at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, 2-4 and 7-9 today. Services will be held in the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. Burial in St. Johns Cemetery. on September 12, 1974.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S1401] Weirton Daily Times, From the Charlotte Cratton Bower obituary in the Sep 12, 1974 edition.
  2. [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.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Stella Bower1,2

F, b. October 22, 1916, d. January 8, 1997
FatherLuther Bower1,3,4 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker1,2,5,3,4 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Stella Bower was buried at Bowers Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,4 Her Social Security Number was 234-06-6523.7 She was born on October 22, 1916 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; The SSDI has a birth year of 1917.8,7,6,4 As of November 16, 1935,her married name was Ratliff.8 She married Arthur Clarence Ratliff on November 16, 1935 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.8,4 Stella Bower died on January 8, 1997 at Point Pleasant, Mason Co., West Virginia, at age 80.7,6,4 She LAKIN - Stella Ratliff, 80, formerly of Coal City, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1997, in a Point Pleasant hospital following a long illness. Born Oct. 22, 1916, at Coal City, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Lessie Mae Parker Bower. Mrs. Ratliff was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Ratliff; and a sister, Cora Bower Holt. Survivors include three sons, Clarence E. Ratliff of Cordele, Ga., Dannie J. Ratliff of Pitts, Ga., and Darlow D. Ratliff of Tonopah, Nev; a daughter, Joyce A. Farley of Loraine, Ohio; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside rites will be 2 p.m. today at Bowers Cemetery, Coal City, with the Rev. Bill Reed officiating. Burial will follow. on January 15, 1997.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 194, District 41-40B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9

Family

Arthur Clarence Ratliff b. April 14, 1911, d. October 27, 1979
Marriage*Stella Bower married Arthur Clarence Ratliff on November 16, 1935 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.8,4 
Children
  • Joyce A. Ratliff4
  • Clarence E. Ratliff9,4
  • Danny J. "Dannie" Ratliff9,4
  • Darlow D. Ratliff4

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3223] Morning Call, From the Virgil Harrison Bower obituary in the Jul 27, 1994 edition.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Stella Ratliff obituary in the Jan 15, 1997 edition.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  6. [S6800] Bowers Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ratliff-Bower marriage record.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Cora Bower1,2,3,4

F, b. November 21, 1919, d. February 22, 1996
FatherLuther Bower1,5,6,7 b. April, 1884, d. before January 19, 1920
MotherLessie Mae Parker1,2,3,5,6,7 b. June 6, 1889, d. February 2, 1969
     Cora Bower was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5250 Robert Centre Byrd Drive, Prosperity, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 233-08-7491.8 She was born on November 21, 1919 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.8,5 As of September 11, 1937,her married name was Holt.5 She married Rev. Major Allen Holt on September 11, 1937 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,9 Cora Bower died on February 22, 1996 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 76.8,4 She COAL CITY - Cora Bower Holt, 76, of Coal City died Feb. 22, 1996, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness. She was a homemaker and of the Freewill Baptist faith. Surviving: sons, David A. of Columbus, Ohio, Delbert R. of Dublin, Va; daughters, Doris E. Thompson of Coal City, Frieda Smith of McVeigh, Ky; sister, Stella Ratliff of Huntington; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, with Pastor Bill Reed and Pastor Buck Tyree officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. on February 24, 1996.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 16, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 701, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 192, District 41-40B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10

Family

Rev. Major Allen Holt b. January 2, 1916, d. October 17, 1994
Marriage*Cora Bower married Rev. Major Allen Holt on September 11, 1937 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,9 
Children
  • Frieda Mae Holt4,9
  • David Allen Holt10,4,9
  • Doris Edna Holt10,4,9
  • Delbert Ray Holt4,9,11

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S798] Register Herald, From the Lessie Mae Bower obituary in the Feb 3, 1969 edition.
  4. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Cora Bower Holt obituary in the Feb 24, 1996 edition.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Holt-Bower marriage record.
  6. [S3223] Morning Call, From the Virgil Harrison Bower obituary in the Jul 27, 1994 edition.
  7. [S798] Register Herald, From the Stella Ratliff obituary in the Jan 15, 1997 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Major Allen Holt obituary in the Oct 19, 1994 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Vena Oxley1,2,3,4,5

F, b. December 1, 1891, d. August 4, 1941
     Vena Oxley was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, 2701 Washington Blvd., Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.5 She was born on December 1, 1891 at Putnam Co., West Virginia.2,3,4 As of September 18, 1912,her married name was Bower.4 She married Giles Martin Bower, son of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on September 18, 1912 at Putnam Co., West Virginia.1,4 Vena Oxley died on August 4, 1941 at Griffithsville, Cabell Co., West Virginia, at age 49.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 203, District 39, Ward 7, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 620, District 24, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 137, District 6-42, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia8

Family

Giles Martin Bower b. December 28, 1891, d. February 27, 1936
Marriage*Vena Oxley married Giles Martin Bower, son of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on September 18, 1912 at Putnam Co., West Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Giles M. Bower death certificate.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vena Oxley Bower death record.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Oxley marriage record.
  5. [S4115] Woodmere Memorial Park, Cabell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Helen Hinerman obituary in the Jan 5, 2004 edition.

Mary Helen Bower1,2

F, b. September 21, 1914, d. December 24, 2003
FatherGiles Martin Bower1,2,3 b. December 28, 1891, d. February 27, 1936
MotherVena Oxley1,2,3 b. December 1, 1891, d. August 4, 1941
     Mary Helen Bower was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.2 Her Social Security Number was 233-58-2390.4 Her married name was Hinerman.2 She married Kenneth Norris Hinerman.2 Mary Helen Bower and Kenneth Norris Hinerman were divorced.5 Mary Helen Bower was born on September 21, 1914 at West Virginia.1,2,4 She died on December 24, 2003 at Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee, at age 89.2,4 She MARY HELEN HINERMAN, 89, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, December 24, 2003, at Hillcrest Nursing South, Knoxville. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Monday, December 29, 2003, at Woodmere Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Keith Creasy officiating. Burial will be in the cemetery. She was born September 21, 1914, to the late Jiles and Vena Oxley Bower. She was retired from the Fort Worth Osteopathic Hospital as an admissions supervisor and was a Baptist by faith. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert B. and Jo Hinerman of Knoxville, Tenn., Kenneth B. and Audrie Hinerman of Rockville, Md; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be expressed at www.beardfuneralhome.com. Beard Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.
on January 5, 2004.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 203, District 39, Ward 7, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 620, District 24, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 225, District 6-59, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia6

Family

Kenneth Norris Hinerman b. December 3, 1914, d. May 25, 1994
Divorce*Mary Helen Bower and Kenneth Norris Hinerman were divorced.5 
Marriage* Mary Helen Bower married Kenneth Norris Hinerman.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Mary Helen Hinerman obituary in the Jan 5, 2004 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S6392] Tampa Bay Times, From the Kenneth Norris Hinerman obituary in the May 27, 1994 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Dolphus Bower1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 22, 1919, d. August 8, 1988
FatherGiles Martin Bower1,3 b. December 28, 1891, d. February 27, 1936
MotherVena Oxley1,3,6 b. December 1, 1891, d. August 4, 1941
     His Social Security Number was 236-28-4345.7 James Dolphus Bower was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, 2701 Washington Blvd., Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on October 22, 1919 at Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.2,7 He married Virginia Ruth Hill on October 28, 1941 at Madison, Roane Co., West Virginia.2 James Dolphus Bower died on August 8, 1988 at Tarrant Co., Texas, at age 68.7,8

Census Records

1920Dwelling 203, District 39, Ward 7, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 620, District 24, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 137, District 6-42, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia6

Family

Virginia Ruth Hill b. 1920, d. 1986
Marriage*James Dolphus Bower married Virginia Ruth Hill on October 28, 1941 at Madison, Roane Co., West Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bower-Hill marriage record.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4115] Woodmere Memorial Park, Cabell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S585] Texas Department of Health. State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.

Luther Lacy Lilly1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July 29, 1889, d. August 1, 1965
     Luther Lacy Lilly was buried at Coal City Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,7 He was born on July 29, 1889 at Ellison, Summers Co., West Virginia; His gravestone has a birth year of 1887.1,6,7 He married Luda Ellen Bower, daughter of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on September 9, 1912 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4,8 Luther Lacy Lilly died on August 1, 1965 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 76.5,7 He Luther Lacy Lilly, 78, of Coal City, died in a local nursing home at 4 a.m. Sunday after a long illness. Lilly was born July 29, 1889, at Pipestem, Summers County, a son of the late Overton and Virginia Lilly. He was a member of the Coal City Primitive Baptist Church and was a retired teacher and postmaster at Coal City. Survivors include a son, Varney of Gretna, La; three daughters, Mrs. Nora Duncan of Coal City, Mrs. Janet Gray of Beckley and Mrs. Garnet O'Donnell of Orlando, Fla; two sisters, Mrs. Mattie Phlegar of Princeton and Mrs. Lottie Brammer of Beckley; a brother, Lawrence Lilly of Beaver; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Coal City Community Church by the Rev. Ira Toler. Burial will follow in the Coal City Community Church. The body is at the Keyser-Bryant Funeral Home, where friends may call after 4 p.m. today. It will be removed to the church one hour prior to services. Pallbearers will be Posie Stanley, John Davis Jr., O'Dell Herron, Orlan Lilly, Clay Duncan and Zeb Duncan. Members of the Dogwood Garden Club will serve as flowerbearers. on August 2, 1965.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 15, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 546, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 146, District 40-41B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1920Vegetable farmer9
1930Rural public school worker2
1940Postmaster10

Family

Luda Ellen Bower b. September 12, 1895, d. September 9, 1953
Marriage*Luther Lacy Lilly married Luda Ellen Bower, daughter of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on September 9, 1912 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Luda Bower Lilly death certificate.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lilly-Bower marriage record.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Luther Lacy Lilly death record.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luther Lacy Lilly obituary in the Aug 2, 1965 edition.
  7. [S3435] Coal City Community Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luda B. Lilly obituary in the Sep 11, 1953 edition.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thelma Hodges death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lilly-Lilly marriage record.
  13. [S798] Register Herald, From the Varney E. Lilly obituary in the Sep 2, 1973 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Duncan-Lilly marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the O'Donnell-Lilly marriage record.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gray-Lilly marriage record.

Thelma Lilly1,2

F, b. September 4, 1913, d. March 23, 1933
FatherLuther Lacy Lilly1,3 b. July 29, 1889, d. August 1, 1965
MotherLuda Ellen Bower1,3 b. September 12, 1895, d. September 9, 1953
     Thelma Lilly was buried at Coal City Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on September 4, 1913 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 As of March 6, 1929,her married name was Hodges.2 She married Charles Reed "Charley" Hodges Jr. on March 6, 1929 at Summers Co., West Virginia.2,3 Thelma Lilly died on March 23, 1933 at Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 19.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 15, District 167, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1

Family

Charles Reed "Charley" Hodges Jr. b. December 18, 1910, d. November 17, 1988
Marriage*Thelma Lilly married Charles Reed "Charley" Hodges Jr. on March 6, 1929 at Summers Co., West Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hodges-Lilly marriage record.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thelma Hodges death certificate.

Varney Elmo Lilly1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 23, 1920, d. August 31, 1973
FatherLuther Lacy Lilly1,3,6,8,7,5 b. July 29, 1889, d. August 1, 1965
MotherLuda Ellen Bower1,3,6,7,5 b. September 12, 1895, d. September 9, 1953
     His Social Security Number was 234-22-0903.2 Varney Elmo Lilly and Myrtle Frances Lilly were divorced.5 Varney Elmo Lilly was born on March 23, 1920 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; His obituary has a birth date of Mar 14, 1920.2,4,3,5 He married Myrtle Frances Lilly on June 19, 1942 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 Varney Elmo Lilly died on August 31, 1973 at New Orleans, Louisiana, at age 53.2,5 He Varney E. Lilly, 53, New Orleans, La., formerly of Beckley, died Friday evening in a New Orleans hospital following a long illness. He was employed by the Consolidated Bus Lines as a driver before moving. Born March 14, 1920, at Coal City, he was a son of the late Lacy and Luda Lilly. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Ethel Ellen) Lucido, New Orleans; three sisters, Mrs. Jack (Janet) Gray, and Mrs. Dale (Garnet) Lilly, Beckley, and Mrs. Clarence (Norvena) Duncnn, Coal City, and two grandchildren. on September 2, 1973.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 546, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 146, District 40-41B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1940Grocery salesman7

Family

Myrtle Frances Lilly b. April 4, 1923, d. October 12, 1998
Divorce*Varney Elmo Lilly and Myrtle Frances Lilly were divorced.5 
Marriage* Varney Elmo Lilly married Myrtle Frances Lilly on June 19, 1942 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 
Child
  • Ethel Ellen Lilly5

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lilly-Lilly marriage record.
  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. [S798] Register Herald, From the Varney E. Lilly obituary in the Sep 2, 1973 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luda B. Lilly obituary in the Sep 11, 1953 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luther Lacy Lilly obituary in the Aug 2, 1965 edition.

Nora Vena Lilly1,2

F, b. August 14, 1924, d. February 25, 1998
FatherLuther Lacy Lilly1,2,3,4,5,6 b. July 29, 1889, d. August 1, 1965
MotherLuda Ellen Bower1,2,3,5,6 b. September 12, 1895, d. September 9, 1953
     Nora Vena Lilly was buried at Coal City Cemetery, Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,8 Her Social Security Number was 233-38-7572.9 She was born on August 14, 1924 at Winding Gulf, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,9,8 As of August 29, 1945,her married name was Duncan.2 She married Clarence Lee Duncan on August 29, 1945 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,10 Nora Vena Lilly died on February 25, 1998 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 73.9,7 She BECKLEY - Nora Vena Duncan, 73, of Beckley, formerly of Coal City, died Feb. 25, 1998, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Coal City Community Church, where she originated the Food Pantry and held several offices, lastly that of treasurer. Surviving: son, Jerry Wayne Duncan of Beckley; eight grandchildren, including Lee Pack, Jay Duncan and Kim Frye, all of Beckley, Gretchen Bratcher and Sarah Duncan, both of Coal City; eight great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Coal City Community Church with the Rev. Tommy Wallace, the Rev. Grayson Lilly and the Rev. Lewis Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Coal City Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Prosperity, and one hour prior to service at the church.
on February 27, 1998.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 546, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 146, District 40-41B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5

Family

Clarence Lee Duncan b. June 30, 1918, d. November 10, 1995
Marriage*Nora Vena Lilly married Clarence Lee Duncan on August 29, 1945 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,10 
Child
  • Jerry Wayne Duncan7,10

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Duncan-Lilly marriage record.
  3. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luda B. Lilly obituary in the Sep 11, 1953 edition.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Luther Lacy Lilly obituary in the Aug 2, 1965 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S798] Register Herald, From the Varney E. Lilly obituary in the Sep 2, 1973 edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Nora Vena Duncan obituary in the Feb 27, 1998 edition.
  8. [S3435] Coal City Community Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Clarence Lee Duncan obituary in the Nov 11, 1995 edition.

Mack Lee Canaday1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
     Mack Lee Canaday was buried at Canaday Cemetery, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,6 He was born on January 26, 1872 at Lester, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Jan 26, 1877.8,9,7,6 He married Martha Bumon Gray, daughter of Giles C. Gray and Ruth Jane "Rutha" "Ruthey" Evans, on September 14, 1892 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,4,10,3 Mack Lee Canaday married Minnie Elizabeth Bower, daughter of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on June 13, 1923 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,11 Mack Lee Canaday died on December 18, 1942 at Coal City, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 70.7,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 115, District 122, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8
1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia12
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia13
1930Dwelling 698, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia14
1940Dwelling 191, District 41-40B, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia15

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1910Farmer12
1920Farmer13
1930Farmer14

Family 1

Martha Bumon Gray b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
Marriage*Mack Lee Canaday married Martha Bumon Gray, daughter of Giles C. Gray and Ruth Jane "Rutha" "Ruthey" Evans, on September 14, 1892 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,4,10,3 
Children

Family 2

Minnie Elizabeth Bower b. March 1, 1883, d. October 15, 1965
Marriage*Mack Lee Canaday married Minnie Elizabeth Bower, daughter of George Washington Bower and Mary Ellen Gray, on June 13, 1923 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,11 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Oley Giles Canaday death certificate.
  2. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman death certificate.
  4. [S1597] Ronald Ray Turner, Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman obituary in the May 14, 1953 edition.
  6. [S2907] Canaday Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=77941&GRid=49434035&CRid=77941&
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mack L. Canaday death certificate.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, From the WWI Draft Registration card of his son Fred.
  10. [S558] Jordan Dodd, Raleigh County, West Virginia Marriages, 1865-1900.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Farley marriage record.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fred M. Canaday death certificate.
  17. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 21, 1958 edition.
  18. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Alice Mae Cole obituary.
  19. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  20. [S2011] Tankersley Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11912843/person/-368841729?ssrc=
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Hendricks marriage record.

Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 31, 1897, d. August 20, 1958
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,3,4,6,7,8 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,3,4,6,7,8 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday was buried at Canaday Cemetery, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7,9 He was born on March 31, 1897 at Crab Orchard, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,7,8,10 He married Rosa Jane Snuffer in August, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.11,5 Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday married Damie Alice Webb on February 16, 1925 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.12,10 Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday died on August 20, 1958 at Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia, at age 61.7,8,10 He Three Crab Orchard men, King Gearhart, and Fred and Stephen Canaday, rode to work together as usual Wednesday morning. Also as usual, they entered the Deerfield mine of the Pocahontas Fuel Co. together. Shortly after they entered the mine at about 8 a.m., Gearhart suffered a broken leg when a coal mine car turned over on him. Gearhart, a joy operator, was taken to Beckley Memorial Hospital. Shortly after Gearhart was injured, Fred Canaday, 61, became ill inside the mine and was brought from the mine. Canaday died while en route to the office of a Mullens doctor in a Robertson and Foglesong Funeral Home ambulance. Canaday was taken to the Wyoming General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Born March 31, 1897, at Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Mac and Martha Gray Canaday. Survivors other than his brother Stephen include his widow, Damey of near Spencer; three sons, Paul and Fred, both of Dunbar, and Donald of Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Jay Hollyfield of Dunbar and Miss Lake Canaday of Spencer; two brothers, Wilson of Akron, Ohio, and Charley, with the Air Force in Tokyo; two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Bowman of Roanoke, and Mrs. May Cole of Coal City. The body is at the Robertson and Foglesong Funeral Home in Mullens. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. on August 21, 1958.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 115, District 122, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 453, District 163, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 6, District 26, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia13
1940Dwelling 281, District 55-108, Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia14

Occupation

1920Road grader4
1920Farm laborer4
1930Farm laborer13
1940Coal miner14

Family 1

Rosa Jane Snuffer b. October 23, 1907, d. January 2, 1969
Marriage*Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday married Rosa Jane Snuffer in August, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.11,5 
Child

Family 2

Damie Alice Webb b. August 28, 1906, d. September 7, 1992
Marriage*Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday married Damie Alice Webb on February 16, 1925 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.12,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Snuffer marriage record.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman obituary in the May 14, 1953 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fred M. Canaday death certificate.
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 21, 1958 edition.
  9. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 22, 1958 edition.
  10. [S2907] Canaday Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=77941&GRid=49434035&CRid=77941&
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Arbutus Norma Canaday death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Webb marriage record.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S7432] Seaver Funeral Service, Inc., online www.seaverfuneralservice.com, From the Fred Moody Canaday, Jr. obituary.
  17. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Velma Mae Hollyfield obituary in the Mar 1, 2013 edition.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kasey-Canaday marriage record.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wood-Canaday marriage record.

William Lee Canaday1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 4, 1898, d. March 21, 1974
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,3,4 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,3,4 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 701-01-8706.7 William Lee Canaday was buried at Canaday Cemetery, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,6 He was born on December 4, 1898 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,7,8,6 He died on March 21, 1974 at San Luis Obispo Co., California, at age 75.8,6 He Canaday, William Lee; age 75. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wade Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Canaday Cemetery, at Glen View. on March 25, 1974.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 115, District 122, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman obituary in the May 14, 1953 edition.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the William Lee Canaday obituary in the Mar 25, 1974 edition.
  6. [S2907] Canaday Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=77941&GRid=49434035&CRid=77941&
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.

Oley Giles Canaday1,2,3

M, b. March 10, 1900, d. December 23, 1925
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,2,4,5 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,2,4,5 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Oley Giles Canaday was buried at Canaday Cemetery, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6 He was born on March 10, 1900 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,3,6 He died on December 23, 1925 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 25; His gravestone has a death date of Dec 22, 1925.2,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 115, District 122, Trap Hill, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Oley Giles Canaday death certificate.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S2907] Canaday Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=77941&GRid=49434035&CRid=77941&

Rev. George Preston Canaday1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. February 18, 1902, d. December 26, 1954
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,2 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,2 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Rev. George Preston Canaday was buried at Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens East, Hollywood, Broward Co., Florida.4,5,7 He married Ruby Etta Copeland.5 Rev. George Preston Canaday was born on February 18, 1902 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,6,7 He died on December 26, 1954 at West Hollywood, Broward Co., Florida, at age 52.3,4,5,7 He Hollywood - Funeral services for the Rev. George P. Canaday, 52, who died yesterday at his residence, 5804 Dawson St., West Hollywood, will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Alan Wright's Hollywood Chapel. The Rev. Bayard Lee will officiate and burial will be in Hollywod Memorial Gardens. Rev. Canaday was a minister of the West Hollywood Church of Christ. A World War II veteran, he moved here five years ago from Lester, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; one son, Paul; two daughters, Viola, Nashville, Tenn., and Mrs. Helen Bailey, West Hollywood; five brothers, William, California; Fred and Steve, West Virginia; Charles and Wilson, Ohio, and two sisters, Mrs. nacie Bowman and Mrs. May Cole, West Virginia. on December 27, 1954.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1

Family

Ruby Etta Copeland b. March 20, 1910, d. August 4, 1990
Marriage*Rev. George Preston Canaday married Ruby Etta Copeland.5 
Children
  • Paul Canaday5
  • Viola Canaday5
  • Helen Canaday5

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman obituary in the May 14, 1953 edition.
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  4. [S7726] Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens East, Broward Co., FL, online www.findagrave.com/.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the George P. Canaday obituary.
  6. [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.
  7. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

Nacie Aria Canaday1,2

F, b. December 9, 1903, d. August 2, 1995
FatherMack Lee Canaday3,4,5,6 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray3,4,5,6 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Nacie Aria Canaday was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,7 Her Social Security Number was 225-16-4158.8 She was born on December 9, 1903 at West Virginia.3,8 As of circa 1926,her married name was Bowman.9 She married Harry Oscar Bowman circa 1926.1,9,6 Nacie Aria Canaday died on August 2, 1995 at Virginia Beach, Virginia, at age 91.8,1 She BOWMAN, Nacie Canaday, 91, of Roanoke, died Wednesday, August 2, 1995, in Va. Beach. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry O. Bowman and is survived by her daughter, Frances B. Eaton, Va. Beach; three grandchildren, Lee Ann Eaton, Alpharetta, Ga., Hugh Mitchell Eaton III, Nashville, Tenn., Steven B. Eaton and wife Barbara, Dumphries; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Lotz Roanoke Chapel by the Rev. Alton Washington with burial in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Lotz Roanoke Chapel. on August 3, 1995.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 142, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia9
1940Dwelling 64, District 119-50, Roanoke, Virginia10

Family

Harry Oscar Bowman b. August 19, 1905, d. December 15, 1982
Marriage*Nacie Aria Canaday married Harry Oscar Bowman circa 1926.1,9,6 
Child
  • Frances Arlene Bowman1,10,11

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nacie Canaday Bowman obituary in the Aug 3, 1995 edition.
  2. [S2011] Tankersley Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11912843/person/-368841729?ssrc=
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 21, 1958 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Alice Mae Cole obituary.
  7. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 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&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ekah James Canaday1,2,3

M, b. November 20, 1905
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,2,4 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,2,4 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Ekah James Canaday was born on November 20, 1905 at Lester, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2011] Tankersley Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11912843/person/-368841729?ssrc=
  4. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.

Stephen Reed Canaday1,2,3,4

M, b. December 12, 1907, d. February 3, 1982
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,2,5,6,7 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,2,5,6,7 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 236-07-6208.8 Stephen Reed Canaday was buried at Canaday Cemetery, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on December 12, 1907 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.8,3,4 He married Frances Merle Worley, daughter of Ira Thomas Worley and Roxie Carley Covey, on January 25, 1933 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,9,10 Stephen Reed Canaday died on February 3, 1982 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 74.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 232, District 41-39, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1940Coal miner11

Family

Frances Merle Worley b. September 18, 1913, d. April 24, 1982
Marriage*Stephen Reed Canaday married Frances Merle Worley, daughter of Ira Thomas Worley and Roxie Carley Covey, on January 25, 1933 at Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,9,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Worley marriage record.
  4. [S2907] Canaday Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=77941&GRid=49434035&CRid=77941&
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Atha Elizabeth Pittman obituary in the May 14, 1953 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 21, 1958 edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Alice Mae Cole obituary.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ernest Ray Worley obituary in the Mar 24, 1970 edition.
  10. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Pauline Rebecca Sublett obituary in the Mar 9, 1976 edition.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S798] Register Herald, From the Martha Ann Stump obituary in the Oct 24, 2006 edition.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Meadows marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wood-Canaday marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bobby Ray Canaday death certificate.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gray-Canaday marriage record.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Stump-Canaday marriage record.

Alice Mae Canaday1,2,3,4

F, b. November 6, 1909, d. August 20, 1977
FatherMack Lee Canaday1,2,5,6 b. January 26, 1872, d. December 18, 1942
MotherMartha Bumon Gray1,2,5,6 b. August 24, 1873, d. June 21, 1922
     Alice Mae Canaday was buried at Cole Family Cemetery, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,6 She Mrs. Alice Mae Cole, 67, of Coal City died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in a local hospital after a long illness. Born November 6, 1909 at Glen View, she was a daughter of the late Mac Lee and Martha Gray Canaday. A resident of Raleigh County for the past 50 years she was a member of the Coal City Community Church and the Ladies Bible Class of the Church and a member of the Coal City Homemakers Club. She is survived by her husband Lonnie Calvin Cole of Coal City, two daughters, Mrs. Jaris (Dorothy) Tankersley, Coal City, Mrs. William (Ruth) Maloney of Fayetteville, NC, two brothers, Steve of Glen White, and Wilson Canaday of Columbus, OH, one sister, Mrs. H.O. (Nacie) Bowman of Roanoke, VA, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Coal City Community Church with the Revs. Edwin Farley and Herman Hayes officiating. Burial will be in the Cole Family Cemetery at Coal City. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.6 She was born on November 6, 1909 at Glen View, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6 As of November 24, 1926,her married name was Cole.3 She married Lonnie Calvin Cole on November 24, 1926 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,6,4,7 Alice Mae Canaday died on August 20, 1977 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 67.8,6,7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 812, District 177, Pemberton, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 601, District 169, Glen White, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 634, District 12, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaEnumerated as Maggie Cole9

Family

Lonnie Calvin Cole b. November 3, 1898, d. March 4, 1978
Marriage*Alice Mae Canaday married Lonnie Calvin Cole on November 24, 1926 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,6,4,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Cole-Canaday marriage record.
  4. [S8199] Cole Family Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Fred Canaday obituary in the Aug 21, 1958 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Alice Mae Cole obituary.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lonnie Calvin Cole obituary.
  8. [S2011] Tankersley Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11912843/person/-368841729?ssrc=
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tankersley-Cole marriage record.
  11. [S798] Register Herald, From the Dorothy Marie Cole Tankersley obituary in the Sep 11, 2016 edition.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Maloney-Cole marriage record.

Rosa Jane Snuffer1,2,3

F, b. October 23, 1907, d. January 2, 1969
     Rosa Jane Snuffer was buried at Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery, Wyandotte, Wayne Co., Michigan.4 She was born on October 23, 1907 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,4 As of August, 1921,her married name was Canaday.2 She married Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday, son of Mack Lee Canaday and Martha Bumon Gray, in August, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 As of July 31, 1943,her married name was Hahn.5 Rosa Jane Snuffer married Russell Hahn on July 31, 1943 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan.5 Rosa Jane Snuffer died on January 2, 1969 at Michigan at age 61.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 171, District 84-244, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan6

Family 1

Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday b. March 31, 1897, d. August 20, 1958
Marriage*Rosa Jane Snuffer married Frederick Moody "Fred" Canaday, son of Mack Lee Canaday and Martha Bumon Gray, in August, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 
Child

Family 2

Russell Hahn
Marriage*Rosa Jane Snuffer married Russell Hahn on July 31, 1943 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan.5 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Arbutus Norma Canaday death certificate.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Canaday-Snuffer marriage record.
  3. [S2010] Broyles Family 1596-2008, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=broyles2008&id=I47601
  4. [S3302] Michigan Memorial Park, Wayne Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Arbutus Norma Canaday1

F, b. May 22, 1923, d. May 30, 1923
FatherFrederick Moody "Fred" Canaday1 b. March 31, 1897, d. August 20, 1958
MotherRosa Jane Snuffer1 b. October 23, 1907, d. January 2, 1969
     Arbutus Norma Canaday was born on May 22, 1923 at Eccles, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1 She died on May 30, 1923 at Eccles, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Arbutus Norma Canaday death certificate.