Ruth Emma Coates1,2,3

F, #29621, b. 10 Jul 1915, d. 1995
FatherCharles McKinley Coates2 b. 22 Jan 1856, d. 14 Dec 1940
MotherMona Ruth Poff2 b. 5 May 1885, d. 23 Mar 1977
Birth*10 Jul 1915 Ruth was born at Locust Grove Dist, Floyd Co, VA, on 10 Jul 1915.4 
 She was the daughter of Charles McKinley Coates and Mona Ruth Poff.2 
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Ruth Emma Coates appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of Charles McKinley Coates and Mona Ruth Poff at Locust Grove Dist, Floyd Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census14 Apr 1930 Ruth Emma Coates appeared on the census of 14 Apr 1930 in the household of Charles McKinley Coates and Mona Ruth Poff at Locust Grove Dist, Floyd Co, VA.1 
Marriage*2 Jan 1937 She married Allen William Janney at Floyd, Floyd Co, VA, on 2 Jan 1937.
Allen Janney, age 24, single, b. Floyd Co, VA, res. Copper Hill, VA, par. C.W. Janney & Mary Agee, farming; Emma Coates, age 21, single, b. Floyd Co, VA, res. Copper Hill, VA, par. C.M. Coates & Monie Poff; md by Geo W. Woodward at Floyd.2 
Census*3 May 1940 Ruth Emma Coates and Allen William Janney appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 May 1940.1 
Residence*16 Oct 1940 Allen William Janney and Ruth Emma Coates resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Oct 1940.5 
Marriage She married Wilbur Henry Epperly.2 
Marriage*8 Jul 1969 She married Wilbur Henry Epperly at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Jul 1969.
Wilbur Henry Epperly, age 48, single, 1st marriage, b. 14 June 1921, WV, res. Rt 2, Fayetteville, WV, par. Lee Ludden Epperly & Elsie Jane Perry; Emma Ruth Coates, age 50, single, 1st marriage, b. 10 July 1918, VA, res. Rt 2, Fayetteville, par. Mac Henry Coates & Mona Ruth Poff; md by J.C. Murphy at Clifton Forge.2 
Residence*9 Oct 1976 Ruth Emma Coates resided at Rt 2, Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Oct 1976.3 
Death*1995 She died in 1995..6 
Burial* She was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV.6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Jan 1920Locust Grove Dist, Floyd Co, VACharles McKinley Coates, Mona Ruth Poff, Ruth Emma Coates, Clarice A. Coates and Ruby G. Coates1
14 Apr 1930Locust Grove Dist, Floyd Co, VACharles McKinley Coates, Mona Ruth Poff, Ruth Emma Coates, Clarice A. Coates, Ruby G. Coates, Junior Lee Coates, Eva May Coates and James R. Coates1
3 May 1940Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WVAllen William Janney and Ruth Emma Coates1

Partners and Children

Marriage*2 Jan 1937 She married Allen William Janney at Floyd, Floyd Co, VA, on 2 Jan 1937.
Allen Janney, age 24, single, b. Floyd Co, VA, res. Copper Hill, VA, par. C.W. Janney & Mary Agee, farming; Emma Coates, age 21, single, b. Floyd Co, VA, res. Copper Hill, VA, par. C.M. Coates & Monie Poff; md by Geo W. Woodward at Floyd.2 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage She married Wilbur Henry Epperly.2 
Marriage*8 Jul 1969 She married Wilbur Henry Epperly at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Jul 1969.
Wilbur Henry Epperly, age 48, single, 1st marriage, b. 14 June 1921, WV, res. Rt 2, Fayetteville, WV, par. Lee Ludden Epperly & Elsie Jane Perry; Emma Ruth Coates, age 50, single, 1st marriage, b. 10 July 1918, VA, res. Rt 2, Fayetteville, par. Mac Henry Coates & Mona Ruth Poff; md by J.C. Murphy at Clifton Forge.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Wilbur H. Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976, and Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976.
  4. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  5. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S2734] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. VI, Huse Memorial Park (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.
  7. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  8. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Bonnie Epperly1

F, #29622
FatherWilbur Henry Epperly1 b. 14 Jun 1921, d. 9 Oct 1976
MotherRuth Emma Coates1 b. 10 Jul 1915, d. 1995
 Bonnie Epperly is the daughter of Wilbur Henry Epperly and Ruth Emma Coates.1 
Marriage* Bonnie Epperly married (?) Scarberry.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Wilbur H. Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976, and Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976.

George Lee Epperly1,2

M, #29624
FatherWilbur Henry Epperly1 b. 14 Jun 1921, d. 9 Oct 1976
MotherRuth Emma Coates1 b. 10 Jul 1915, d. 1995
 George Lee Epperly is the son of Wilbur Henry Epperly and Ruth Emma Coates.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Wilbur H. Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976, and Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Thomas Henry Epperly1,2,3

M, #29625
FatherWilbur Henry Epperly1 b. 14 Jun 1921, d. 9 Oct 1976
MotherRuth Emma Coates1 b. 10 Jul 1915, d. 1995
 Thomas Henry Epperly is the son of Wilbur Henry Epperly and Ruth Emma Coates.1 
Marriage* Thomas Henry Epperly married Priscilla Ann Sundquist.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Wilbur H. Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976, and Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Thomas Michael Epperly, online at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95277416/…, accessed March 2020.
  3. [S2778] Intelius.com.

Robert David Epperly1,2

M, #29626
FatherWilbur Henry Epperly2 b. 14 Jun 1921, d. 9 Oct 1976
MotherRuth Emma Coates2 b. 10 Jul 1915, d. 1995
 Robert David Epperly is the son of Wilbur Henry Epperly and Ruth Emma Coates.2 
Marriage*16 Jul 1984 He married Orpha Sue Stapleton at Giles Co, VA, on 16 Jul 1984.
Robert David Epperly, age 29, divorced, 2nd marriage, prev marriage ended August 1981, b. 17 Nov 1953, WV, res. 143 First St, Fayetteville, WV, par. Wilbur Henry Epperly & Emma Ruth Coats; Orpha Sue Neff nee Stapleton, age 24, divorced, 2nd marriage, prev marriage ended August 1981, b. 13 October 1959, OH, res. Oak Hill, WV, par. Clarence Stapleton & Shirley Ann Dunn; md by Raymond S. Kelley.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Wilbur H. Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976, and Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, Sunday, 10 Oct 1976.