Lloyd Wilson Smith1,2,3

M, #51403, b. 3 Nov 1935, d. 15 Apr 1990
FatherWillie Gilmer Smith2 b. 9 May 1910, d. 28 Nov 1971
MotherMartha Madeline Burdette2 b. 18 Apr 1906, d. 5 Dec 1999
Birth*3 Nov 1935 Lloyd was born at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Nov 1935.1,2 
 He was the son of Willie Gilmer Smith and Martha Madeline Burdette.2 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1940 Lloyd Wilson Smith appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1940 in the household of Willie Gilmer Smith and Martha Madeline Burdette at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Marriage*1 May 1954 He married Clara Mae Wolfe at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 1 May 1954.
Lloyd Wilson Smith, age 18, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Covington, par. W.G. Smith & Martha Anne Burdette, manager, pool room, Main St Billiard Parlor; Clara Mae Wolfe, age 18, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Covington, par. B.R. Wolfe & Annie Mae Bess; md by Wm C. Smith at Covington.3 
Death*15 Apr 1990 Lloyd died on 15 Apr 1990 at age 54.1 
Burial* His body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1940Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAWillie Gilmer Smith, Martha Madeline Burdette, Leon Raeburn Smith, Lois Jean Smith, Lloyd Wilson Smith, Muriel Louise Smith and Shirlene Alice Smith2

Family

Clara Mae Wolfe b. 22 Jan 1936, d. 28 Apr 2015

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. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), Lloyd Wilson Smith, online at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed March 2017.

Annie May Blankenship1

F, #51419, b. 8 Apr 1919, d. 3 Jan 1989
Birth*8 Apr 1919 Annie was born at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Apr 1919.2,3,1 
Marriage*8 Aug 1936 She married Seldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe at Fincastle, Botetourt Co, VA, on 8 Aug 1936.
Seldon Richard Wolfe, age 25, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Oriskany, Botetourt Co, VA, par. Jacob H. Wolfe & Virgie A. Fridley, laborer; Annie May Blankenship, age 21, single, b. Botetourt Co, res. Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co, par. Jack Blankenship & Minnie Tucker; md by A.B. Sites at Fincastle.1 
Census*26 Apr 1940 Annie May Blankenship and Seldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 26 Apr 1940.4 
Death*3 Jan 1989 Annie died on 3 Jan 1989 at Alleghany Co, VA, at age 69.5 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Apr 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VASeldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe, Annie May Blankenship and Robert Silas Wolfe4

Family

Seldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe b. 10 Dec 1910, d. 9 Mar 2004
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. [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.
  3. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 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.

Karen Arlene Wolfe1,2

F, #51420
FatherSeldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe2 b. 10 Dec 1910, d. 9 Mar 2004
MotherAnnie May Blankenship2 b. 8 Apr 1919, d. 3 Jan 1989
 Karen Arlene Wolfe is the daughter of Seldon Richard 'Pat' Wolfe and Annie May Blankenship.2 
Marriage*23 May 1959 She married Wannie Eugene Paxton at Alleghany Co, VA, on 23 May 1959.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 21, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. F.S. Paxton & Beulah Bess, B. Dept, Industrial Rayon; Karen Arlene Wolfe, age 19, single, b. Alleghany CO, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. S.R. Wolfe & Annie Blankenship, T. Dept, Industrial Rayon; md by Lade D. Timis.3 
Divorce*20 Oct 1976 Karen was divorced from Wannie Eugene Paxton at Prince George Co, VA, on 20 Oct 1976.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, b. 12 Feb 1938, Alleghany Co, VA, age 38, 1st marriage, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, VA; Karen Wolfe, b. 21 July 1939, Alleghany Co, VA, age 37, 1st marriage, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T-121, Prince George, VA; 2 children under 18.4 
Marriage*26 Nov 1976 She married Cole McDonald Danley III at Hopewell, VA, on 26 Nov 1976.
Cole McDonald Danley III, age 32, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 16 May 1944, FL, res. Apt 1011 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA, par. Cole Danley & Pearl Branway; Karen Arlene Paxton, age 36, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 21 July 1939, VA, res. Rt 3, Box 41T121, Prince George, VA, par. Seldon R. Wolfe & Annie Blankenship; md by F.W. Evans at Hopewell.3 

Family 1

Wannie Eugene Paxton b. 12 Feb 1938, d. 6 Apr 1982

Family 2

Cole McDonald Danley III

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.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. [S2765] Divorces, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Wannie Eugene Paxton1

M, #51421, b. 12 Feb 1938, d. 6 Apr 1982
FatherFloyd Steven Paxton1 b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
MotherBeulah Gladys Bess1 b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
Birth*12 Feb 1938 Wannie was born at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 12 Feb 1938.2,3,1 
 He was the son of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess.1 
(Witness) Census2 May 1940 Wannie Eugene Paxton appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 in the household of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.4 
Marriage*23 May 1959 He married Karen Arlene Wolfe at Alleghany Co, VA, on 23 May 1959.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 21, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. F.S. Paxton & Beulah Bess, B. Dept, Industrial Rayon; Karen Arlene Wolfe, age 19, single, b. Alleghany CO, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. S.R. Wolfe & Annie Blankenship, T. Dept, Industrial Rayon; md by Lade D. Timis.1 
Divorce*20 Oct 1976 Wannie was divorced from Karen Arlene Wolfe at Prince George Co, VA, on 20 Oct 1976.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, b. 12 Feb 1938, Alleghany Co, VA, age 38, 1st marriage, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, VA; Karen Wolfe, b. 21 July 1939, Alleghany Co, VA, age 37, 1st marriage, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T-121, Prince George, VA; 2 children under 18.3 
Marriage*11 Jul 1977 He married Barbara Ellen Hayes at Prince George, Prince George Co, VA, on 11 Jul 1977.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 39, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 12 Feb 1938, VA, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, Prince George Co, VA, par. Floyd Paxton & Buleah Bess; Barbara Ellen Pendleton nee Hayes, age 37, divorced, 3rd marriage, b. 1 August 1939, VA, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T464, Prince George, VA, par. Benjamin Edward Hayes, Jr & Lucy Hagopin; md by P.H. Tomlinson at Prince George.1 
Death*6 Apr 1982 Wannie died on 6 Apr 1982 at John Randolph Hosp, Hopewell, VA, at age 44. Informant was Mrs Wannie Eugene Paxton (Barbara Hayes Paxton).5,2 
Burial* His body was interred at Prince George Co, VA, at Merchants Hope Mem Gardens.5 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAFloyd Steven Paxton, Beulah Gladys Bess, Henry Lee Paxton, William Lewis Paxton and Wannie Eugene Paxton4

Family 1

Karen Arlene Wolfe
Marriage*23 May 1959 He married Karen Arlene Wolfe at Alleghany Co, VA, on 23 May 1959.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 21, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. F.S. Paxton & Beulah Bess, B. Dept, Industrial Rayon; Karen Arlene Wolfe, age 19, single, b. Alleghany CO, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. S.R. Wolfe & Annie Blankenship, T. Dept, Industrial Rayon; md by Lade D. Timis.1 
Divorce*20 Oct 1976 Wannie was divorced from Karen Arlene Wolfe at Prince George Co, VA, on 20 Oct 1976.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, b. 12 Feb 1938, Alleghany Co, VA, age 38, 1st marriage, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, VA; Karen Wolfe, b. 21 July 1939, Alleghany Co, VA, age 37, 1st marriage, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T-121, Prince George, VA; 2 children under 18.3 

Family 2

Barbara Ellen Hayes
Marriage*11 Jul 1977 He married Barbara Ellen Hayes at Prince George, Prince George Co, VA, on 11 Jul 1977.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 39, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 12 Feb 1938, VA, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, Prince George Co, VA, par. Floyd Paxton & Buleah Bess; Barbara Ellen Pendleton nee Hayes, age 37, divorced, 3rd marriage, b. 1 August 1939, VA, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T464, Prince George, VA, par. Benjamin Edward Hayes, Jr & Lucy Hagopin; md by P.H. Tomlinson at Prince George.1 

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. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2765] Divorces, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.

Cole McDonald Danley III1

M, #51422
Marriage*26 Nov 1976 He married Karen Arlene Wolfe at Hopewell, VA, on 26 Nov 1976.
Cole McDonald Danley III, age 32, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 16 May 1944, FL, res. Apt 1011 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA, par. Cole Danley & Pearl Branway; Karen Arlene Paxton, age 36, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 21 July 1939, VA, res. Rt 3, Box 41T121, Prince George, VA, par. Seldon R. Wolfe & Annie Blankenship; md by F.W. Evans at Hopewell.1 

Family

Karen Arlene Wolfe

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Carolyn Sue McCauley1

F, #51423
Marriage*21 May 1966 She married Seldon Richard Wolfe Jr at Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 May 1966.
Seldon RIchard Wolfe, Jr, age 22, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 4, Covington, par. S.R. Wolfe Sr & Annie Blankenship, shipping department, Hercules; Carolyn Sue McCauley, age 21, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 2, Hot Springs, VA, par. William McCauley & Irene Armentrout, telephone operator, Clifton-Forge Waynesboro Telephone Co; md by G. Sexton Buchanan at Fallling Spring, Alleghany Co.1 
Divorce*3 Sep 1987 Carolyn was divorced from Seldon Richard Wolfe Jr at Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Sep 1987.
Seldon Richard Wolfe, Jr, b. 12 December 1943, VA, age 44, 1st marriage, res. 530 W. Jackson St, Covington, VA; Carolyn Sue McCauley, b. 23 Jan 1945, VA, age 42, 1st marriage, res. 530 W. Jackson St, Covington; no children.2 

Family

Seldon Richard Wolfe Jr

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. [S2765] Divorces, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Floyd Steven Paxton1,2

M, #51424, b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
Birth*2 Feb 1891 Floyd was born at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 Feb 1891.3,1,4 
Marriage*19 Sep 1915 He married Virginia Agnes Simmons at Craig Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1915.
Floyd Steven Paxton, age 24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Lee & Jennetta Paxton; Virginia A. Simmons, age 18, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Amos G. & Victoria Simmons.4 
(informant) Death2 Jul 1927 Floyd was informant for the death of Virginia Agnes Simmons at C&O Hospital, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 Jul 1927.5 
Marriage* Floyd Steven Paxton married Beulah Gladys Bess, daughter of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: laborer in May 1940 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Road construction.1 
Census*2 May 1940 Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 May 1940. Also enumerated in this household was Dewey Paxton, stepson, age 16, b. VA. Was this a son of Floyd's from his first marriages? (i.e. step-son to Beulah, who was informant in the census).1 
Death*26 Apr 1958 Floyd died on 26 Apr 1958 at Alleghany Co, VA, at age 67. Died from injuries incurred when the car in which he was a front seat passenger ran off the road and overturned.5,3 
Burial*29 Apr 1958 His body was interred on 29 Apr 1958 at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, at Lone Star Cem.5 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAFloyd Steven Paxton, Beulah Gladys Bess, Henry Lee Paxton, William Lewis Paxton and Wannie Eugene Paxton1

Family 1

Virginia Agnes Simmons b. 25 Apr 1898, d. 2 Jul 1927
Marriage*19 Sep 1915 He married Virginia Agnes Simmons at Craig Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1915.
Floyd Steven Paxton, age 24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Lee & Jennetta Paxton; Virginia A. Simmons, age 18, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Amos G. & Victoria Simmons.4 

Family 2

Beulah Gladys Bess b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
Marriage* Floyd Steven Paxton married Beulah Gladys Bess, daughter of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler.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,, Beulah Bess Paxton.
  3. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  5. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  6. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Mary A. Paxton1

F, #51425
FatherFloyd Steven Paxton1 b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
MotherBeulah Gladys Bess1 b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
 Mary A. Paxton is the daughter of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess.1 

Citations

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

Henry Lee Paxton1,2

M, #51426, b. 20 Jul 1931, d. 6 Feb 1992
FatherFloyd Steven Paxton2 b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
MotherBeulah Gladys Bess2 b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
Birth*20 Jul 1931 Henry was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Jul 1931.1,2 
 He was the son of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess.2 
(Witness) Census2 May 1940 Henry Lee Paxton appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 in the household of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Death*6 Feb 1992 Henry died on 6 Feb 1992 at Alleghany Co, VA, at age 60.3,1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAFloyd Steven Paxton, Beulah Gladys Bess, Henry Lee Paxton, William Lewis Paxton and Wannie Eugene Paxton2

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. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

William Lewis Paxton1,2

M, #51427, b. 26 Mar 1932, d. 12 Sep 1999
FatherFloyd Steven Paxton1 b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
MotherBeulah Gladys Bess1 b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
Birth*26 Mar 1932 William was born at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 26 Mar 1932.2,1 
 He was the son of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess.1 
(Witness) Census2 May 1940 William Lewis Paxton appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 in the household of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Death*12 Sep 1999 William died on 12 Sep 1999 at Alleghany Co, VA, at age 67.3,2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAFloyd Steven Paxton, Beulah Gladys Bess, Henry Lee Paxton, William Lewis Paxton and Wannie Eugene Paxton1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Ray Paxton1

M, #51428
FatherFloyd Steven Paxton1 b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958
MotherBeulah Gladys Bess1 b. 2 Jan 1907, d. 5 Nov 1987
 Ray Paxton is the son of Floyd Steven Paxton and Beulah Gladys Bess.1 

Citations

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

Barbara Ellen Hayes1

F, #51429
Marriage*11 Jul 1977 She married Wannie Eugene Paxton at Prince George, Prince George Co, VA, on 11 Jul 1977.
Wannie Eugene Paxton, age 39, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 12 Feb 1938, VA, res. 102 Kay St, Hopewell, Prince George Co, VA, par. Floyd Paxton & Buleah Bess; Barbara Ellen Pendleton nee Hayes, age 37, divorced, 3rd marriage, b. 1 August 1939, VA, res. Rt 3, Box 41-T464, Prince George, VA, par. Benjamin Edward Hayes, Jr & Lucy Hagopin; md by P.H. Tomlinson at Prince George.1 

Family

Wannie Eugene Paxton b. 12 Feb 1938, d. 6 Apr 1982

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Virginia Agnes Simmons1,2

F, #51430, b. 25 Apr 1898, d. 2 Jul 1927
Birth*25 Apr 1898 Virginia was born at Craig Co, VA, on 25 Apr 1898.2,1 
Marriage*19 Sep 1915 She married Floyd Steven Paxton at Craig Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1915.
Floyd Steven Paxton, age 24, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Lee & Jennetta Paxton; Virginia A. Simmons, age 18, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Amos G. & Victoria Simmons.1 
Death*2 Jul 1927 Virginia died on 2 Jul 1927 at C&O Hospital, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 29.2 
Burial*4 Jul 1927 Her body was interred on 4 Jul 1927 at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Family

Floyd Steven Paxton b. 2 Feb 1891, d. 26 Apr 1958

Citations

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

Orpah Tolley Tucker1,2

F, #51431, b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 24 Jan 1997
Birth*19 Mar 1912 Orpah was born at VA on 19 Mar 1912.1,2 
Marriage* She married Melvin Stanley Bess, son of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler.2 
Census*2 May 1940 Orpah Tolley Tucker and Melvin Stanley Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 2 May 1940.2 
Death*24 Jan 1997 Orpah died on 24 Jan 1997 at age 84.1 
Burial* Her body was interred at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, at Lone Star Cem.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAMelvin Stanley Bess and Orpah Tolley Tucker2

Family

Melvin Stanley Bess b. 22 May 1914, d. 27 Mar 2003
Children

Citations

  1. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: Orpah Tolley Tucker Bess, online at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed March 2017.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Thelma M. Bess1

F, #51432
FatherMelvin Stanley Bess1 b. 22 May 1914, d. 27 Mar 2003
MotherOrpah Tolley Tucker1 b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 24 Jan 1997
 Thelma M. Bess is the daughter of Melvin Stanley Bess and Orpah Tolley Tucker.1 

Citations

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

Ryland S. Bess1

M, #51433
FatherMelvin Stanley Bess1 b. 22 May 1914, d. 27 Mar 2003
MotherOrpah Tolley Tucker1 b. 19 Mar 1912, d. 24 Jan 1997
 Ryland S. Bess is the son of Melvin Stanley Bess and Orpah Tolley Tucker.1 

Citations

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

Lucy Mae Jones1

F, #51434, b. circa 1919
Birth*circa 1919 Lucy Mae Jones was born circa 1919 at Augusta Co, VA.1 
Marriage*3 Jul 1936 She married Floyd Preston Bess at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Jul 1936.
Floyd Preston Bess, age 20, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Jordan Mines, par. Henry E. & Mary Bess, papermaker; Lucy Mae Jones, age 17, single, b. Augusta Co, VA, res. Covington, par. n/a & n/a Jones; md by H.S. Coffey at Covington.1 
(Witness) Census2 May 1940 Lucy Mae Jones appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 in the household of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Eakin Bess, Mary Jane Hepler, Floyd Preston Bess, Lewis Layman Bess, Mary Alpharetta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Lucy Mae Jones2

Family

Floyd Preston Bess b. 24 Apr 1916, d. 22 May 2003
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. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Albert L. Bess1

M, #51435
FatherFloyd Preston Bess1 b. 24 Apr 1916, d. 22 May 2003
MotherLucy Mae Jones1 b. circa 1919
 Albert L. Bess is the son of Floyd Preston Bess and Lucy Mae Jones.1 

Citations

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

Ruth R. Bess1

F, #51436
FatherFloyd Preston Bess1 b. 24 Apr 1916, d. 22 May 2003
MotherLucy Mae Jones1 b. circa 1919
 Ruth R. Bess is the daughter of Floyd Preston Bess and Lucy Mae Jones.1 

Citations

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

Estel Byron Tucker1,2,3

M, #51437, b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
Birth*28 Jan 1888 Estel was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 28 Jan 1888.1,2 
Employment*Jun 1917 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1917 at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 He registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Alleghany Co, VA. Claimed wife and 3 children under 12 as dependents.1 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 He resided at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1917.1 
Marriage*circa 1921 He married Ella Alberta Bess circa 1921.4,3 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.4 
Census*21 Apr 1930 Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Apr 1930.4 
EmploymentMay 1940 Occupation: truck driver in May 1940 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Pulp wood.4 
Census1 May 1940 Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 1 May 1940.4 
Death*4 Feb 1964 Estel died on 4 Feb 1964 at Alleghany Mem Hosp, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 76.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA, at Lone Star Cem.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Apr 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker4
1 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker4

Family

Ella Alberta Bess b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
Marriage*circa 1921 He married Ella Alberta Bess circa 1921.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Joseph Eaken Tucker1

M, #51438, b. circa 1922
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
Birth*circa 1922 Joseph Eaken Tucker was born circa 1922 at Jordan Mines, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
 He was the son of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 
(Witness) Census21 Apr 1930 Joseph Eaken Tucker appeared on the census of 21 Apr 1930 in the household of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: driver in May 1940 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Private family.2 
(Witness) Census1 May 1940 Joseph Eaken Tucker appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 in the household of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census2 May 1940 Joseph Eaken Tucker appeared on the census of 2 May 1940 in the household of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Apr 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker2
1 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker2
2 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Eakin Bess, Mary Jane Hepler, Floyd Preston Bess, Lewis Layman Bess, Mary Alpharetta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Lucy Mae Jones2

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

Helen A. Tucker1

F, #51439, b. circa 1924
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
Birth*circa 1924 Helen A. Tucker was born circa 1924 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 
(Witness) Census21 Apr 1930 Helen A. Tucker appeared on the census of 21 Apr 1930 in the household of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census1 May 1940 Helen A. Tucker appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 in the household of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Apr 1930Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker1
1 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAEstel Byron Tucker, Ella Alberta Bess, Joseph Eaken Tucker and Helen A. Tucker1

Citations

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

Cyrus C. Tucker1

M, #51440
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
 Cyrus C. Tucker is the son of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 

Citations

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

Samantha E. Tucker1

F, #51441
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
 Samantha E. Tucker is the daughter of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 

Citations

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

Clara E. Tucker1

F, #51442
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
 Clara E. Tucker is the daughter of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 

Citations

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

Myrtle Tucker1

F, #51443
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
 Myrtle Tucker is the daughter of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 

Citations

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

Leonard Tucker1

M, #51444
FatherEstel Byron Tucker1 b. 28 Jan 1888, d. 4 Feb 1964
MotherElla Alberta Bess1 b. 20 Aug 1902, d. 8 Dec 1992
 Leonard Tucker is the son of Estel Byron Tucker and Ella Alberta Bess.1 

Citations

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

John Ray Pierce Sr1

M, #51445, b. 22 Apr 1904, d. 19 Mar 1981
Birth*22 Apr 1904 John was born at Culpeper, Culpeper Co, VA, on 22 Apr 1904.2,3 
Marriage* He married Lena Juanita Bess.1,3 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1940 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Tenant farmer.3 
Census*22 Apr 1940 John Ray Pierce Sr and Lena Juanita Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Apr 1940.3 
Death*19 Mar 1981 John died on 19 Mar 1981 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 76.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
22 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Ray Pierce Sr and Lena Juanita Bess3

Family

Lena Juanita Bess b. 30 Dec 1910, d. 29 May 1994
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. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Harry F. Wright1

M, #51446, b. circa 1912
Birth*circa 1912 Harry F. Wright was born circa 1912 at VA.1 
Marriage* He married Ida Florence Bess, daughter of Henry Eakin Bess and Mary Jane Hepler.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: laborer in May 1940 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Road construction.1 
Census*3 May 1940 Harry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 May 1940.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 May 1940Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHarry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess1

Family

Ida Florence Bess b. 12 Mar 1918, d. 23 Apr 1994
Children

Citations

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

Carl Leo Wright1

M, #51447
FatherHarry F. Wright1 b. circa 1912
MotherIda Florence Bess1 b. 12 Mar 1918, d. 23 Apr 1994
 Carl Leo Wright is the son of Harry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess.1 

Citations

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

Nellie Gray Wright1

F, #51448
FatherHarry F. Wright1 b. circa 1912
MotherIda Florence Bess1 b. 12 Mar 1918, d. 23 Apr 1994
 Nellie Gray Wright is the daughter of Harry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess.1 

Citations

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

Mildred Wright1

F, #51449
FatherHarry F. Wright1 b. circa 1912
MotherIda Florence Bess1 b. 12 Mar 1918, d. 23 Apr 1994
 Mildred Wright is the daughter of Harry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess.1 

Citations

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

David Wright1

M, #51450
FatherHarry F. Wright1 b. circa 1912
MotherIda Florence Bess1 b. 12 Mar 1918, d. 23 Apr 1994
 David Wright is the son of Harry F. Wright and Ida Florence Bess.1 

Citations

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