Samuel Claude Bowen1,2

M, #49951, b. 6 Jan 1916
FatherWilliam Edward Bowen2 b. circa 1882, d. 3 Feb 1928
MotherLetha T. Fridley2 b. 18 Jul 1887, d. 4 Aug 1952
Birth*6 Jan 1916 Samuel was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 6 Jan 1916.3,2 
 He was the son of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley.2 
(Witness) Census11 Feb 1920 Samuel Claude Bowen appeared on the census of 11 Feb 1920 in the household of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Feb 1920Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Edward Bowen, Letha T. Fridley, Worddell Bowen, Edward L. Bowen, Lottie Bowen, Paul P. Bowen, Samuel Claude Bowen and Charles G. Bowen2

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Charles G. Bowen1

M, #49952, b. circa 1917
FatherWilliam Edward Bowen1 b. circa 1882, d. 3 Feb 1928
MotherLetha T. Fridley1 b. 18 Jul 1887, d. 4 Aug 1952
Birth*circa 1917 Charles G. Bowen was born circa 1917 at VA.1 
 He was the son of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census11 Feb 1920 Charles G. Bowen appeared on the census of 11 Feb 1920 in the household of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Feb 1920Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Edward Bowen, Letha T. Fridley, Worddell Bowen, Edward L. Bowen, Lottie Bowen, Paul P. Bowen, Samuel Claude Bowen and Charles G. Bowen1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John H. Bowen1

M, #49953, b. 13 May 1920
FatherWilliam Edward Bowen1 b. circa 1882, d. 3 Feb 1928
MotherLetha T. Fridley1 b. 18 Jul 1887, d. 4 Aug 1952
Birth*13 May 1920 John was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 May 1920.2,1 
 He was the son of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 John H. Bowen appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Letha T. Fridley at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VALetha T. Fridley, John H. Bowen, Mary Raeburn Bowen and Albert Noel Bowen1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Mary Raeburn Bowen1,2

F, #49954, b. 24 Oct 1922
FatherWilliam Edward Bowen2 b. circa 1882, d. 3 Feb 1928
MotherLetha T. Fridley2 b. 18 Jul 1887, d. 4 Aug 1952
Birth*24 Oct 1922 Mary was born at VA on 24 Oct 1922.1,2 
 She was the daughter of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley.2 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 Mary Raeburn Bowen appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Letha T. Fridley at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VALetha T. Fridley, John H. Bowen, Mary Raeburn Bowen and Albert Noel Bowen2

Citations

  1. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Albert Noel Bowen1,2

M, #49955, b. 1 Dec 1924, d. 19 Aug 2002
FatherWilliam Edward Bowen2 b. circa 1882, d. 3 Feb 1928
MotherLetha T. Fridley2 b. 18 Jul 1887, d. 4 Aug 1952
Birth*1 Dec 1924 Albert was born at Blue Spring Run, Alleghany Co, VA, on 1 Dec 1924.1,2 
 He was the son of William Edward Bowen and Letha T. Fridley.2 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 Albert Noel Bowen appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Letha T. Fridley at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Death*19 Aug 2002 Albert died on 19 Aug 2002 at age 77.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VALetha T. Fridley, John H. Bowen, Mary Raeburn Bowen and Albert Noel Bowen2

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Henry Richard Persinger1,2

M, #49956, b. 7 May 1898, d. 25 Jan 1974
Birth*7 May 1898 Henry was born at VA on 7 May 1898.
Son of Bernard & Charlotte (Bennett) Persinger.1,2 
Marriage* He married Mattie Frances Fridley, daughter of Jacob Lewis Fridley and Julia Ann Simmons.2 
Employment*Apr 1940 Henry's occupation: Threader, rayon mill at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1940.2 
Census*10 Apr 1940 He and Mattie Frances Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA, on 10 Apr 1940.2 
Residence*Jan 1974 Henry Richard Persinger resided at 11508 Kttle Run Rd, Nokesville, Prince William Co, VA, in Jan 1974.1 
Death*25 Jan 1974 Henry died on 25 Jan 1974 at Prince William Hosp, Manassas, Prince William Co, VA, at age 75.1 
Burial* His body was interred at Alexandria, VA, at Mt Comfort Cem.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Richard Persinger and Mattie Frances Fridley2

Family

Mattie Frances Fridley b. 14 Oct 1904, d. 1983
Marriage* Henry Richard Persinger married Mattie Frances Fridley, daughter of Jacob Lewis Fridley and Julia Ann Simmons.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Mildred A. Persinger1

F, #49957
FatherHenry Richard Persinger1 b. 7 May 1898, d. 25 Jan 1974
MotherMattie Frances Fridley1 b. 14 Oct 1904, d. 1983
 Mildred A. Persinger is the daughter of Henry Richard Persinger and Mattie Frances Fridley.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Phil R. Persinger1

M, #49958
FatherHenry Richard Persinger1 b. 7 May 1898, d. 25 Jan 1974
MotherMattie Frances Fridley1 b. 14 Oct 1904, d. 1983
 Phil R. Persinger is the son of Henry Richard Persinger and Mattie Frances Fridley.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Julia Ann Paxton1

F, #49995, b. 11 Aug 1913, d. 11 Apr 1989
FatherGeorge Clinton Paxton1 b. 27 Mar 1887, d. 2 Jan 1973
MotherBamma Virginia Fridley1 b. 11 Jul 1891, d. 16 Jan 1978
Birth*11 Aug 1913 Julia was born at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Aug 1913.2,3,1 
 She was the daughter of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Julia Ann Paxton appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 Julia's occupation: Laundress, laundry at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1930.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 She appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*30 Apr 1932 She married Charlie Woodrow Ingle at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 30 Apr 1932.
Charlie Ingle, age 19, single, b. Scott Co, par. J.M. & n/a Ingle; Julia Ann Paxton, age 18, single, b. Jordan Mines, VA, par. G.C. & Banna Paxton.3 
Census*4 Apr 1940 Julia Ann Paxton and Charlie Woodrow Ingle appeared on the census as head of household at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 Apr 1940.1 
(informant) Death1 May 1970 Julia was informant for the death of Charlie Woodrow Ingle at Fairfax Hosp, Falls Church, VA, on 1 May 1970.2 
(informant) Death16 Jan 1978 Julia was informant for the death of Bamma Virginia Fridley at Fairfax Hosp, Falls Church, VA, on 16 Jan 1978.2 
Death*11 Apr 1989 Julia died on 11 Apr 1989 at Harrison Co Hosp, Corydon, Harrison Co, IN, at age 75. Informant was Mrs. Peggy Ladd, 1950 Pfrimmers Chapel Rd, Corydon, IN, daughter.2 
Burial*13 Apr 1989 Her body was interred on 13 Apr 1989 at Alexandria, VA, at Mt Comfort Cem.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Jan 1920Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WVGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1
10 Apr 1930Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VAGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1
4 Apr 1940Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VACharlie Woodrow Ingle and Julia Ann Paxton1

Family

Charlie Woodrow Ingle b. 1 Mar 1913, d. 1 May 1970
Marriage*30 Apr 1932 She married Charlie Woodrow Ingle at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 30 Apr 1932.
Charlie Ingle, age 19, single, b. Scott Co, par. J.M. & n/a Ingle; Julia Ann Paxton, age 18, single, b. Jordan Mines, VA, par. G.C. & Banna Paxton.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.

Grace L. Paxton1

F, #49996, b. circa 1916
FatherGeorge Clinton Paxton1 b. 27 Mar 1887, d. 2 Jan 1973
MotherBamma Virginia Fridley1 b. 11 Jul 1891, d. 16 Jan 1978
Birth*circa 1916 Grace L. Paxton was born circa 1916 at KY.1 
 She was the daughter of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Grace L. Paxton appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 Grace L. Paxton appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Jan 1920Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WVGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1
10 Apr 1930Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VAGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John L. Paxton1

M, #49997, b. circa 1919
FatherGeorge Clinton Paxton1 b. 27 Mar 1887, d. 2 Jan 1973
MotherBamma Virginia Fridley1 b. 11 Jul 1891, d. 16 Jan 1978
Birth*circa 1919 John L. Paxton was born circa 1919 at WV.1 
 He was the son of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 John L. Paxton appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 John L. Paxton appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Jan 1920Mabscott, Raleigh Co, WVGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1
10 Apr 1930Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VAGeorge Clinton Paxton, Bamma Virginia Fridley, Julia Ann Paxton, Grace L. Paxton and John L. Paxton1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

George M. Paxton1

M, #49998
FatherGeorge Clinton Paxton1 b. 27 Mar 1887, d. 2 Jan 1973
MotherBamma Virginia Fridley1 b. 11 Jul 1891, d. 16 Jan 1978
 George M. Paxton is the son of George Clinton Paxton and Bamma Virginia Fridley.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Stella Mae McDaniel1,2,3

F, #49999, b. 1905, d. 17 Oct 1990
Birth*1905 Stella was born at VA in 1905.1,3 
Marriage*circa 1922 She married Walter Thomas Fridley circa 1922.1 
Census10 Apr 1930 Stella Mae McDaniel and Walter Thomas Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, on 10 Apr 1930.1 
Census*24 Apr 1940 Stella Mae McDaniel and Walter Thomas Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, on 24 Apr 1940.1 
(informant) Death7 Sep 1978 Stella was informant for the death of Walter Thomas Fridley at Emmett Mem Hosp, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Sep 1978.4 
Death*17 Oct 1990 Stella died on 17 Oct 1990 at Alleghany Co, VA.5 
Burial* Her body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 Apr 1930Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VAWalter Thomas Fridley, Stella Mae McDaniel, James Thomas Fridley, Emmamae Agnes Fridley and Virginia Margaret P. Fridley1
24 Apr 1940Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VAWalter Thomas Fridley, Stella Mae McDaniel, James Thomas Fridley, Emmamae Agnes Fridley, Virginia Margaret P. Fridley and Jack Lee Fridley1

Family

Walter Thomas Fridley b. 7 Sep 1901, d. 7 Sep 1978
Marriage*circa 1922 She married Walter Thomas Fridley circa 1922.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,, Walter Thomas Fridley.
  3. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: Stella Mae McDaniel Fridley, online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed November 2016.
  4. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  5. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

James Thomas Fridley1,2

M, #50000, b. 5 Mar 1923, d. 16 Jun 1999
James Thomas Fridley and Margie Ora Paxton, Goshen Baptist Church Cem, Goshen, VA
Image credit: Carl Weaver, findagrave.com
FatherWalter Thomas Fridley1 b. 7 Sep 1901, d. 7 Sep 1978
MotherStella Mae McDaniel1 b. 1905, d. 17 Oct 1990
Birth*5 Mar 1923 James was born at Nitro, Kanawha Co, WV, on 5 Mar 1923.3,1,2,4 
 He was the son of Walter Thomas Fridley and Stella Mae McDaniel.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 James Thomas Fridley appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of Walter Thomas Fridley and Stella Mae McDaniel at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census24 Apr 1940 James Thomas Fridley appeared on the census of 24 Apr 1940 in the household of Walter Thomas Fridley and Stella Mae McDaniel at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Mlt induction*28 Jan 1943 He was inducted into the military at Charlottesville, VA, on 28 Jan 1943.5 
Marriage*5 Apr 1947 He married Margie Ora Paxton at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Apr 1947.
James Thomas Fridley, age 24, single, b. Nitro, WV, res. Low Moor, VA, par. Walter Fridley & Stella McDaniel, signalman, railroad; Margie Ora Paxton, age 21, single, b. Goshen, VA, res. Goshen, VA, par. Thurman Paxton & Clara Southern; md by Charles R. Bixler at Covington.2 
Death*16 Jun 1999 James died on 16 Jun 1999 at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 76.
James Thomas "Chink" Fridley, 76, of Goshen died Wednesday June 16, 1999 at Allegheny Regional Hospital in Low Moor. He was born March 5, 1923 in Nitro, W.Va., the son of the late Walter Thomas and Stella Mae McDaniel Fridley.
Mr. Fridley is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margie Paxton Fridley; his devoted children, two daughters and one son, Lorraine Thompson and husband Douglas, Gloria Jean Fridley Robertson and Dennis James Fridley and wife Debbie, all of Goshen; two sisters, Agnes Via of Covington and Margaret Wilmer of Clifton Forge; one brother, Jack L. Fridley of Covington.
He is survived by his grandchildren who he dearly loved, Tammy Stinespring and Denise Strickler, both of Millboro, Quentin Fridley, Katelyn Fridley and Kristen Fridley, all of Goshen, two great-grandchildren, Santana Strickler and Mitchell Stinespring, both of Millboro; two very special friends, Robert "Foxy" Terry and H.D. "Buster" Carter Jr. and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Fridley was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II European Theater. He went to war on Oct. 17, 1941. He worked for C & O Railroad for 43 years. He retired on June 1, 1984. He was a member of the Goshen Methodist Church, past member of the Goshen First Aid and Goshen Fire Department, member of Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1499 of Lexington.
A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at the Craigsville, Sensabaugh & Zimmerman Funeral Home with the Rev. Harley Bender officiating. Interment was in the Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends at the residence of Mr. Fridley in Goshen and at the funeral home from 2-8 p.m. Friday.
Pallbearers were H.B. Smith Jr., John Rohr, Cleatus Newcomb Jr., Glenn Thompson, William E. Edwards, Larry Nycum, Mike Knick and Darrell Sprouse.
Honorary pallbearers were Dolly Jackson Jr., Darrell "J.B." Sprouse, Jackie Jackson, David Pollock, Sam Brown, William Via, Mike Carter, Edward Via, Robert Burke, Ted Seeeney, Robert Putnam, Wayne Kirby, Mike Tennant, Bobby Grogg, John Grey, Billy Minter, Guy Waggie, Mike Hicks, Eddie Ingram and all friends and co-workers of CXS. Memorial contributions may be made to the Goshen Methodist Church or the Goshen Volunteer Rescue Squad.6,4,3 
Burial* His body was interred at Goshen, Rockbridge Co, VA, at Goshen Bapt Church Cem.7 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 Apr 1930Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VAWalter Thomas Fridley, Stella Mae McDaniel, James Thomas Fridley, Emmamae Agnes Fridley and Virginia Margaret P. Fridley1
24 Apr 1940Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VAWalter Thomas Fridley, Stella Mae McDaniel, James Thomas Fridley, Emmamae Agnes Fridley, Virginia Margaret P. Fridley and Jack Lee Fridley1

Family

Margie Ora Paxton b. 28 Oct 1926, d. 29 Oct 2004
Marriage*5 Apr 1947 He married Margie Ora Paxton at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Apr 1947.
James Thomas Fridley, age 24, single, b. Nitro, WV, res. Low Moor, VA, par. Walter Fridley & Stella McDaniel, signalman, railroad; Margie Ora Paxton, age 21, single, b. Goshen, VA, res. Goshen, VA, par. Thurman Paxton & Clara Southern; md by Charles R. Bixler at Covington.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records ncestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, James Thomas 'Chink' Fridley, Monterey (VA) The Recorder, Friday, 25 June 1999.
  5. [S2697] National Archives and Records Administration., U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (online at www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  7. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: James T. 'Chink' Fridley, online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed November 2016.