Lillian Biggs1

F, #19451
Marriage* Lillian Biggs married Connie Caldwell Fridley, son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.1 

Family

Connie Caldwell Fridley b. 21 Feb 1922, d. 18 Jun 2002
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Debbie Fridley1

F, #19452
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley b. 21 Feb 1922, d. 18 Jun 2002
MotherLillian Biggs
 Debbie Fridley is the daughter of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Lillian Biggs

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Gary W. Fridley1

M, #19453
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley1 b. 21 Feb 1922, d. 18 Jun 2002
MotherLillian Biggs1
 Gary W. Fridley is the son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Lillian Biggs.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Lorenzo Z. Fridley1

M, #19454
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley1 b. 21 Feb 1922, d. 18 Jun 2002
MotherLillian Biggs1
 Lorenzo Z. Fridley is the son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Lillian Biggs.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Melvin C. Fridley1,2

M, #19455
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley2 b. 11 Sep 1889, d. 29 Feb 1960
MotherDreuy M. Bayne2 b. 28 Feb 1900, d. 7 Jul 1983
 Melvin C. Fridley is the son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Harold E. Fridley1,2

M, #19456
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley1 b. 11 Sep 1889, d. 29 Feb 1960
MotherDreuy M. Bayne1 b. 28 Feb 1900, d. 7 Jul 1983
 Harold E. Fridley is the son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Glenna J. Fridley1,2

F, #19457
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley2 b. 11 Sep 1889, d. 29 Feb 1960
MotherDreuy M. Bayne2 b. 28 Feb 1900, d. 7 Jul 1983
 Glenna J. Fridley is the daughter of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Shirley M. Fridley1,2

F, #19458
FatherConnie Caldwell Fridley2 b. 11 Sep 1889, d. 29 Feb 1960
MotherDreuy M. Bayne2 b. 28 Feb 1900, d. 7 Jul 1983
 Shirley M. Fridley is the daughter of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Connie Caldwell Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Alice Mildred Perkins1,2

F, #19459
Marriage* Alice Mildred Perkins married Clinton C. Fridley, son of Connie Caldwell Fridley and Dreuy M. Bayne.1 

Family

Clinton C. Fridley b. 3 Jul 1929, d. 3 Nov 1997
Child

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Jammie Curt Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.
  2. [S211] Email Loren Fridley, e-mail address, 12 Sept 2006.

Linda Fridley1

F, #19460
FatherClinton C. Fridley1 b. 3 Jul 1929, d. 3 Nov 1997
MotherAlice Mildred Perkins1
 Linda Fridley is the daughter of Clinton C. Fridley and Alice Mildred Perkins.1 

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Jammie Curt Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Jammie Curt Fridley1

M, #19461, b. 22 Apr 1978, d. 9 Jun 2001
MotherLinda Fridley1
Birth*22 Apr 1978 Jammie Curt Fridley was born on 22 Apr 1978 at Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
 He was the son of Linda Fridley.1 
Death*9 Jun 2001 Jammie died on 9 Jun 2001 at age 23. Ammie Curt Fridley, June 09, 2001. Jammie Curt Fridley, age 23, of 2652 Hayden Loop Road, died Saturday, June 9, 2001 as result of injuries received from an automobile accident. He was born in Greenbrier County, West Virginia on April 22, 1978. He attended Bath County High School where he was active in track. He graduated from Parry McClure High School, Buena Vista, Virginia. He enjoyed hunting and music. He was employed by DANA Inc. of Buena Vista, Virginia. He is survived by his mother Linda Fridley Stinnett and stepfather Joe Stinnett, both of Eagle Rock. A sister, Jessica Lynette Fridley of Staunton; a half-sister, Cherie Stinnett of Roanoke; Robert Shelton of Roanoke; paternal grandparents, Robert and Norma Shelton of Staunton; maternal grandmother, Alice Mildred Fridley of Eagle Rock. Also surviving are a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Clinton C. Fridley. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 12, 2001 from the Nicely Funeral Home Chapel, Clifton Forge, with the Rev. Robert Sherrard officiating. Interment to follow in Eagle Rock Cemetery, Eagle Rock, Virginia. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Nicely Funeral Home and anytime at the residence, 2652 Hayden Loop Road, Eagle Rock. Active Pallbearers will be Wesley Fridley, Danny Fridley, Jeff Humphreys, Bobby Hippert, Patrick Fridley, Doug Mills, Kevin Fridley and Randall Fridley. (http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl?command=displayobit&instance=109).1 
Burial*12 Jun 2001 His body was interred on 12 Jun 2001 at Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co, VA, at Eagle Rock Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Jammie Curt Fridley, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Luvina Jackson1,2

F, #19462, b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1880 Luvina Jackson was born circa 1880 at VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1897 She married Henry Oliver Fridley circa 1897.2 
Census13 Jul 1900 Luvina Jackson and Henry Oliver Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Jul 1900.2 
Census11 May 1910 Luvina Jackson and Henry Oliver Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 May 1910.2 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson resided at RFD, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.3 
Census31 Jan 1920 She and Henry Oliver Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 31 Jan 1920.2 
Census*7 Apr 1930 Luvina Jackson and Henry Oliver Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Apr 1930.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
13 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson and Georgia E. Fridley2
11 May 1910Covington, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley and Henry Fridley2
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley2
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley2

Family

Henry Oliver Fridley b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
Marriage*circa 1897 She married Henry Oliver Fridley circa 1897.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com), Henry Oliver Fridley.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.

Wilbur P. Fridley1

M, #19463, b. 2 Mar 1901, d. Feb 1977
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*2 Mar 1901 Wilbur was born at VA on 2 Mar 1901.1,2 
 He was the son of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census11 May 1910 Wilbur P. Fridley appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Wilbur P. Fridley appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 Wilbur P. Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Death*Feb 1977 Wilbur died in Feb 1977 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 75.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 May 1910Covington, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley and Henry Fridley1
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Jane Luvina Fridley1

F, #19464, b. circa 1911
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1911 Jane Luvina Fridley was born circa 1911 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Jane Luvina Fridley appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 Jane Luvina Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Citations

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

Sarah A. Fridley1

F, #19465, b. circa 1913
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1913 Sarah A. Fridley was born circa 1913 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Sarah A. Fridley appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 Sarah A. Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Citations

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

James T. Fridley1

M, #19466, b. circa 1916
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1916 James T. Fridley was born circa 1916 at VA.1 
 He was the son of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 James T. Fridley appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 James T. Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Citations

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

Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1

M, #19467, b. circa 1918, d. 1955
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1918 Nathaniel Oliver Fridley was born circa 1918 at VA.1 
 He was the son of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Nathaniel Oliver Fridley appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 Nathaniel Oliver Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage* Nathaniel Oliver Fridley married Lillie Oyler.2 
Death*1955 Nathaniel died in 1955.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jan 1920Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Georgia E. Fridley, Wilbur P. Fridley, Viola G. Fridley, Betty F. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley and Nathaniel Oliver Fridley1
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Family

Lillie Oyler b. 7 Feb 1917, d. 8 Jun 2002
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Mary Katherine Fridley1

F, #19468, b. circa 1923
FatherHenry Oliver Fridley1 b. 30 Jan 1876, d. 22 Nov 1960
MotherLuvina Jackson1 b. circa 1880
Birth*circa 1923 Mary Katherine Fridley was born circa 1923 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 Mary Katherine Fridley appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson at Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 Apr 1930Clifton Dist, Alleghany Co, VAHenry Oliver Fridley, Luvina Jackson, Wilbur P. Fridley, Jane Luvina Fridley, Sarah A. Fridley, James T. Fridley, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Mary Katherine Fridley1

Citations

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

Lillie Oyler1

F, #19469, b. 7 Feb 1917, d. 8 Jun 2002
Birth*7 Feb 1917 Lillie Oyler was born on 7 Feb 1917 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage* She married Nathaniel Oliver Fridley, son of Henry Oliver Fridley and Luvina Jackson.1 
Death*8 Jun 2002 Lillie Oyler died on 8 Jun 2002 at Liberty House Nursing Home, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 85. Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002. Lillie Oyler Fridley, age 85, of the Liberty House Nursing Home, Clifton Forge and formerly of Low Moor died Saturday, June 8, 2002 at the Alleghany Regional Hospital. She was born in Low Moor, Virginia on February 7, 1917 a daughter of the late William Henry and Beatrice Dawe Oyler. Mrs. Fridley was a Homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church of Covington. She is survived by one daughter, Evelyne Mae Parkins of Shawsville, VA; one son, Nathaniel Wayne Fridley of Low Moor, VA; one sister, Virginia M. Oyler of Low Moor, VA; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Oliver Fridley in 1955; one sister, Hettie Rovena Kitt and three brothers, William Berkley Oyler, Archie M. Oyler and Kenneth E. Oyler. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 11, 2002 from the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Nicely Funeral Home. (http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl?command=displayobit&instance=189).1 
Burial*11 Jun 2002 Her body was interred on 11 Jun 2002 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.1 

Family

Nathaniel Oliver Fridley b. circa 1918, d. 1955
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Evelyn Mae Fridley1

F, #19470
FatherNathaniel Oliver Fridley1 b. circa 1918, d. 1955
MotherLillie Oyler1 b. 7 Feb 1917, d. 8 Jun 2002
 Evelyn Mae Fridley is the daughter of Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Lillie Oyler.1 
Marriage* Evelyn Mae Fridley married (?) Parkins.1 

Family

(?) Parkins

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Nathaniel Wayne Fridley1

M, #19471
FatherNathaniel Oliver Fridley1 b. circa 1918, d. 1955
MotherLillie Oyler1 b. 7 Feb 1917, d. 8 Jun 2002
 Nathaniel Wayne Fridley is the son of Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Lillie Oyler.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

(?) Parkins1

M, #19472
Marriage* (?) Parkins married Evelyn Mae Fridley, daughter of Nathaniel Oliver Fridley and Lillie Oyler.1 

Family

Evelyn Mae Fridley

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lillie Oyler Fridley, June 08, 2002, http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, accessed Dec 2005.

Minerva Ann Smith1,2

F, #19473, b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
FatherTilman Crockett Smith1 b. Jan 1852, d. before 1910
MotherNancy Ann Fridley1 b. circa 1857, d. 16 Dec 1945
Birth*20 Dec 1880 Minerva was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Dec 1880.3,4,1,5 
 She was the daughter of Tilman Crockett Smith and Nancy Ann Fridley.1 
Marriage*17 Dec 1895 She married Alexander Lafayette Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 17 Dec 1895.
Alexander L. Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Minerva A. Smith, age 15, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. F.C. & Nancy Smith.4,5 
Num Child*11 Jul 1900 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess had 2 children, with 2 living at the time of the census in 1900.5 
Census11 Jul 1900 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 11 Jul 1900.5 
Census*15 Apr 1910 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 15 Apr 1910.5 
Num Child15 Apr 1910 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess had 6 children, with 5 living at the time of the census in 1910.5 
Census5 Mar 1920 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Mar 1920. Also enumerated in this household was Mary A. Smith, mother-in-law, age 69, widowed, b. VA.5 
Census16 Apr 1930 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1930.5 
Census13 Apr 1940 Minerva Ann Smith and Alexander Lafayette Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940. Also enumerated in this household were Ben A. Bess, son, age 36, single, b. VA; Frances G. Eskin, granddaughter, age 11, b. VA; Cecil R. Eskin, grandson, age 11, b. VA, and Sam B. Eskin, grandson, age 8, b. VA.5 
Death*9 Aug 1983 Minerva died on 9 Aug 1983 at 517 N Alleghany Ave, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 102.3 
Burial* Her body was interred at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.3,2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess and Nannie Bell Bess5
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess5
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess5
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess5
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess5

Family

Alexander Lafayette Bess b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
Marriage*17 Dec 1895 She married Alexander Lafayette Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 17 Dec 1895.
Alexander L. Bess, age 23, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. Alex & Frances Bess; Minerva A. Smith, age 15, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. F.C. & Nancy Smith.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S211] Email Ronny, e-mail address, January 07, 2003.
  2. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone.
  3. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at 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. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Thomas Cecil Bess1,2

M, #19474, b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 4 Apr 1977
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess1 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith1 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*4 Jan 1897 Thomas was born at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 4 Jan 1897.3,4,1,5 
 He was the son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.1 
(Witness) Census11 Jul 1900 Thomas Cecil Bess appeared on the census of 11 Jul 1900 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1910 Thomas Cecil Bess appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1910 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Employment5 Jun 1918 Occupation: farm laborer on 5 Jun 1918 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1918 Thomas Cecil Bess registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1918 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Residence*5 Jun 1918 He resided at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1918.2 
EmploymentMar 1920 Thomas's occupation: Paper maker for WV Paper Co at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, in Mar 1920.1 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 He appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1922 Thomas Cecil Bess married Hattie Mae Kimbrough circa 1922.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Paper mill.1 
Census16 Apr 1930 Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1930.1 
EmploymentApr 1940 Thomas's occupation: Utility man, private house at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1940.1 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: gardener in Apr 1940 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Private house.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 He appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Census*13 Apr 1940 Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940.1 
EmploymentApr 1942 Thomas's occupation: W.A. Luke at Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1942.3 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA, on 27 Apr 1942.3 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Alleghany Co, VA. Named A.L. Bess [father], PO Covington, as person who would know his address.3 
(informant) Death16 Dec 1945 Thomas was informant for the death of Nancy Ann Fridley at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Dec 1945.6,7 
ResidenceApr 1977 Thomas Cecil Bess resided at 1329 S. Lyman Ave, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1977.4 
Death*4 Apr 1977 Thomas died on 4 Apr 1977 at Emmett Mem Hosp, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 80.6,5 
Burial* His body was interred at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.6 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jul 1900Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess and Nannie Bell Bess1
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess1
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley1
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
13 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Melvin Berkley Bess1

Family

Hattie Mae Kimbrough b. 6 Oct 1901, d. 9 Jul 1979
Marriage*circa 1922 Thomas Cecil Bess married Hattie Mae Kimbrough circa 1922.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,, Thomas Cecil Bess.
  5. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  7. [S232] Funeral home notice R. M. Loving Funeral home, funeral bill, from Beth Fridley, July 1999..

Annie Mae Bess1,2

F, #19475, b. 28 Feb 1901, d. 19 Apr 1973
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess1 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith1 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*28 Feb 1901 Annie was born at VA on 28 Feb 1901.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1910 Annie Mae Bess appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1910 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 Annie Mae Bess appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1928 Annie Mae Bess married Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe circa 1928.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Annie Mae Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Annie Mae Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Census*13 Apr 1940 Annie Mae Bess and Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe appeared on the census as head of household at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940.1 
Residence*Apr 1973 Annie Mae Bess resided at 401 Rockbridge St, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1973.2 
Death*19 Apr 1973 Annie died on 19 Apr 1973 at Emmett Mem Hosp, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 72.2 
Burial* Her body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess1
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess1
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
13 Apr 1940Westwood, Alleghany Co, VABennie Davis Roy Wolfe, Annie Mae Bess, Clara Mae Wolfe, Ada Frances Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley1

Family

Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe b. 8 Apr 1908, d. 7 Feb 1977
Marriage*circa 1928 Annie Mae Bess married Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe circa 1928.1 
Children

Citations

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

Betty Florence Bess1,2

F, #19476, b. 18 Apr 1903, d. 22 Dec 2000
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess2 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith2 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*18 Apr 1903 Betty was born at VA on 18 Apr 1903.3,2 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.2 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1910 Betty Florence Bess appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1910 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 Betty Florence Bess appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Betty Florence Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Betty Florence Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Death*22 Dec 2000 Betty died on 22 Dec 2000 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 97.1 
Burial* Her body was interred at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess2
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess2
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess2
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess2

Citations

  1. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone.

Minnie A. Bess1

F, #19477, b. circa 1907
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess1 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith1 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*circa 1907 Minnie A. Bess was born circa 1907 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1910 Minnie A. Bess appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1910 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 Minnie A. Bess appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Minnie A. Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess1
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1

Citations

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

Ada Frances Bess1,2

F, #19478, b. 20 May 1909, d. 21 Jul 1992
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess1 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith1 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*20 May 1909 Ada was born at VA on 20 May 1909. Age 11/12 in 1910 census.3,1 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1910 Ada Frances Bess appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1910 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 Ada Frances Bess appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Ada Frances Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Ada Frances Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Ada Frances Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe and Annie Mae Bess at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 Dec 1941 She married Joseph Fletcher Selleck at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Dec 1941. Joseph Fletcher Selech, age 26, single, b. Hematite, VA, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Charlie Sellich & Mamie Damron, hauler; Ada Frances Bess, age 31, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Lafayette Bess & Mervine Smith; md by John E. Guill at Covington.2 
Death*21 Jul 1992 Ada died on 21 Jul 1992 at Alleghany Co, VA, at age 83.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1910Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess1
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess1
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess1
13 Apr 1940Westwood, Alleghany Co, VABennie Davis Roy Wolfe, Annie Mae Bess, Clara Mae Wolfe, Ada Frances Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley1

Family

Joseph Fletcher Selleck b. circa 1915
Marriage*8 Dec 1941 She married Joseph Fletcher Selleck at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Dec 1941. Joseph Fletcher Selech, age 26, single, b. Hematite, VA, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Charlie Sellich & Mamie Damron, hauler; Ada Frances Bess, age 31, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Lafayette Bess & Mervine Smith; md by John E. Guill at Covington.2 
Child

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. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  5. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), no photo of stone; unverified.

Dorothy Lee Bess1,2,3

F, #19479, b. 23 Mar 1913, d. Aug 1981
FatherAlexander Lafayette Bess1 b. 18 Apr 1872, d. 31 Jan 1959
MotherMinerva Ann Smith1 b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 9 Aug 1983
Birth*23 Mar 1913 Dorothy was born at VA on 23 Mar 1913.4,1 
 She was the daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith.1 
(Witness) Census5 Mar 1920 Dorothy Lee Bess appeared on the census of 5 Mar 1920 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Dorothy Lee Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage She married Gallie Lee Tingler.1 
Census24 Apr 1940 Dorothy Lee Bess and Gallie Lee Tingler appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Apr 1940.1 
Divorce1963 Dorothy was divorced from Gallie Lee Tingler at Raleigh Co, WV, in 1963. Gallie filed for divorce on 24 July 1963 in Raleigh Co. noting that Dorothy Lee Tingler was a non-resident of the State of West Virginia. It is assumed the divorce was granted as Gallie was married to Rosa Clara Kemlock the following year, even though Rosa appears to have been the mother of a number of Gallie's children prior to his divorce from Dorothy.3 
Death*Aug 1981 Dorothy died in Aug 1981 at age 68. Last residence: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 Mar 1920Covington, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Dorothy Lee Bess, Calvin Campbell Bess, Emmett Cecil Bess and Alline Bess1
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Dorothy Lee Bess, Ada Frances Bess, Betty Florence Bess and Annie Mae Bess1
24 Apr 1940Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVGallie Lee Tingler, Dorothy Lee Bess, William Gallie Tingler, Robert Lafayette Tingler, Paul Albert Tingler and Jack Lee Tingler1

Family

Gallie Lee Tingler b. 19 Oct 1902, d. 19 Jan 1968
Marriage She married Gallie Lee Tingler.1 
Divorce1963 Dorothy was divorced from Gallie Lee Tingler at Raleigh Co, WV, in 1963. Gallie filed for divorce on 24 July 1963 in Raleigh Co. noting that Dorothy Lee Tingler was a non-resident of the State of West Virginia. It is assumed the divorce was granted as Gallie was married to Rosa Clara Kemlock the following year, even though Rosa appears to have been the mother of a number of Gallie's children prior to his divorce from Dorothy.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S2719] "Circuit Court of Raleigh Co, WV, Gallie Lee Tingler, Plaintiff v Dorothy Lee Tingler, Defendant," Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 9 August 1963.
  4. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Freddie Lee Tingler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 18 July 1973.

Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe1,2,3

M, #19480, b. 8 Apr 1908, d. 7 Feb 1977
Birth*8 Apr 1908 Bennie was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Apr 1908. Son of John William & Harriet Dovie (Humphries) Wolfe.4,3,2 
Marriage*circa 1928 He married Annie Mae Bess, daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith, circa 1928.2 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1940 at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA. Road construction.2 
Census*13 Apr 1940 Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe and Annie Mae Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Westwood, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940.2 
(informant) Death19 Apr 1973 Bennie was informant for the death of Annie Mae Bess at Emmett Mem Hosp, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 Apr 1973.3 
Residence*Feb 1977 Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe resided at 401 Rockbridge St, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, in Feb 1977.3 
Death*7 Feb 1977 Bennie died on 7 Feb 1977 at Emmett Mem Hosp, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 68.3 
Burial* His body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
13 Apr 1940Westwood, Alleghany Co, VABennie Davis Roy Wolfe, Annie Mae Bess, Clara Mae Wolfe, Ada Frances Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley2

Family

Annie Mae Bess b. 28 Feb 1901, d. 19 Apr 1973
Marriage*circa 1928 Bennie Davis Roy Wolfe married Annie Mae Bess, daughter of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith, circa 1928.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,, Annie Mae Bess Wolfe.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  4. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Hattie Mae Kimbrough1,2,3

F, #19481, b. 6 Oct 1901, d. 9 Jul 1979
Birth*6 Oct 1901 Hattie was born at VA on 6 Oct 1901.4,2 
Marriage*circa 1922 She married Thomas Cecil Bess, son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith, circa 1922.2 
Census*16 Apr 1930 Hattie Mae Kimbrough and Thomas Cecil Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1930.2 
Employment*Apr 1940 Hattie's occupation: Reeler, rayon mill at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, in Apr 1940.2 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 She appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith at Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Census13 Apr 1940 Hattie Mae Kimbrough and Thomas Cecil Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 13 Apr 1940.2 
Death*9 Jul 1979 Hattie died on 9 Jul 1979 at Manning Conv Home, Portsmouth, VA, at age 77.4 
Burial* Her body was interred at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley2
13 Apr 1940Rayon Terrace, Alleghany Co, VAAlexander Lafayette Bess, Minerva Ann Smith, Thomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Annie Mae Bess, Betty Florence Bess, Minnie A. Bess and Ada Frances Bess2
13 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Melvin Berkley Bess2

Family

Thomas Cecil Bess b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 4 Apr 1977
Marriage*circa 1922 Hattie Mae Kimbrough married Thomas Cecil Bess, son of Alexander Lafayette Bess and Minerva Ann Smith, circa 1922.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,, Thomas Cecil Bess.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S211] Email Ronnie Howard, e-mail address, January 07, 2003.
  4. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.

Pearl H. Bess1

F, #19482, b. circa 1923
FatherThomas Cecil Bess1 b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 4 Apr 1977
MotherHattie Mae Kimbrough1 b. 6 Oct 1901, d. 9 Jul 1979
Birth*circa 1923 Pearl was born at VA circa 1923.1 
 She was the daughter of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Pearl H. Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Pearl H. Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage* Pearl H. Bess married (?) Howard.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley1
13 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Melvin Berkley Bess1

Family

(?) Howard

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Melvin Berkley Bess, legacy.com reprint from Staunton (VA) News Virginian, online at http://www.legacy.com/Obituaries.asp, accessed June 2015.

Margaret Louise Bess1,2,3

F, #19483, b. 27 Sep 1925, d. 27 Jun 1995
FatherThomas Cecil Bess2 b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 4 Apr 1977
MotherHattie Mae Kimbrough2 b. 6 Oct 1901, d. 9 Jul 1979
Birth*27 Sep 1925 Margaret was born at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 27 Sep 1925.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough.2 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Margaret Louise Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Margaret Louise Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.2 
Marriage*24 May 1947 She married Carl Calvin Robison at Alleghany Co, VA, on 24 May 1947. Carl Calvin Robison, age 21, single, b. Clarksburg, res. Akron, OH, par. John Robison & Lelia Connley, rubber layer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber; Louise Margaret Bess, age 21, single, b. Covington, VA, res. Covington, par. Cecil Bess & Hattie Kimbrough, waitress, Green Mill Lunch; md by Ray R. McCulloch.3 
Death*27 Jun 1995 Margaret died on 27 Jun 1995 at Guernsey Co, OH, at age 69.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley2
13 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Melvin Berkley Bess2

Family

Carl Calvin Robison

Citations

  1. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
  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.

Cecil Earl Bess1

M, #19484, b. 6 Apr 1929, d. 24 Jan 1960
FatherThomas Cecil Bess1 b. 4 Jan 1897, d. 4 Apr 1977
MotherHattie Mae Kimbrough1 b. 6 Oct 1901, d. 9 Jul 1979
Birth*6 Apr 1929 Cecil was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 6 Apr 1929.2,1,3 
 He was the son of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Cecil Earl Bess appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census13 Apr 1940 Cecil Earl Bess appeared on the census of 13 Apr 1940 in the household of Thomas Cecil Bess and Hattie Mae Kimbrough at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 Sep 1948 He married Shirley Jean Wolfe at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Sep 1948. Cecil Earl Bess, age 19, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Thomas C. Bess & Hettie Kimbro, gardener, Luke's; Shirley Jean Wolfe, age 17, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 6, Covington, par. D.O. Wollfe & Evvie Mae Terry; md by J. Guy Saunders at Covington.3 
Residence*Jan 1960 Cecil Earl Bess resided at 117 Maryland Ave, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, in Jan 1960.2 
Death*24 Jan 1960 Cecil died on 24 Jan 1960 at Alleghany Mem Hosp, Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 30.2 
Burial*27 Jan 1960 His body was interred on 27 Jan 1960 at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, at Cedar Hill Cem.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1930Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Nancy Ann Fridley1
13 Apr 1940Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAThomas Cecil Bess, Hattie Mae Kimbrough, Pearl H. Bess, Margaret Louise Bess, Cecil Earl Bess and Melvin Berkley Bess1

Family

Shirley Jean Wolfe
Marriage*25 Sep 1948 He married Shirley Jean Wolfe at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Sep 1948. Cecil Earl Bess, age 19, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 1, Covington, par. Thomas C. Bess & Hettie Kimbro, gardener, Luke's; Shirley Jean Wolfe, age 17, single, b. Alleghany Co, res. Rt 6, Covington, par. D.O. Wollfe & Evvie Mae Terry; md by J. Guy Saunders at Covington.3 

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