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1. Epperly, Allen

aka

1. Epperly, Henry

Parents: Jacob & Mary (Howery) Epperly. (src: Chuck of Floyd Co., VA Newslist)

1824 Birth: abt 1824 VA.

I1848 Marriage #1: Allen Epperly m. Elizabeth Blackwell 10-04-1848 Floyd Co., VA by Adam Bland. She d/o Moses Blackwell per bond.

1850 Floyd Co., VA, H301: Henry Epperly, 25 yo w/m farmer, b. Floyd, $50, HOH. (I believe Henry Epperly is the same person as Allen Epperly noted in 1860. Susan E. 22 yo w/f, b. Botetourt. David F. 7/12 w/m, b. VA.

1860 Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H9: Allen Epperly, 36 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $0/30, HOH. Susan E. 30 yo w/f, b. VA. David L. 10 yo w/m, b. VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Allen Epperly, 44 yo w/m farm laborer, b. VA, $0/0, HOH. Susan E. 38 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house. David T. 20 yo w/m, b. VA, farm laborer.

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H46: Allen Epperly, 56 yo w/m farm laborer, b. VA, HOH. Susan E. 50 yo wife, b. VA. Ellen 20 yo w/f, b. VA. James P. 18 yo son, b. VA. Jennie A. 13 yo dau, b. VA. Wm H. 8 yo grandson, b. VA, Allen Epperly HOH.

…+ Epperly, Susan Elizabeth

Parents: Moses & Elizabeth (Williamson) Blackwell.

1828 Birth: abt 1828 VA.

1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Allen aka Henry Epperly.

...2. Epperly, David

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1850 Birth: abt 1850 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860, 1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1872 Marriage #1: David Epperly m. Margaret R. Clark 09-09-1872 at Owen Sumner's, Floyd Co., VA by Owen Sumner. He 21 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Allen & Susan Epperly. She single 19 yo, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Braxton & (blank) Clark.

Margaret R. Clark, d/o Braxton & Margaret (Rogers) Clark. David & Margaret appear to have divorced. [clark]

I1879 Marriage #2: David Epperly m. Ellen Sumner 06-19-1879 at William L. Simmons', Floyd Co., VA by William L. Simmons. He 30 yo divorced w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Allen & Elizabeth Epperly. She 25 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Jesse & Amanda Sumner.

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H148: David 34 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, HOH. Ellen 31 yo wife, b. VA. Leonard 1 yo son, b. VA.

1885 Death: 9-12-1885 Floyd Co., VA. COD: consumption. Age: 39y.

1885 Burial:

……+ Epperly, Julian Ellen

Parents: Jesse & Timandra (Sumpter) Sumner. [sumner]

1849 Birth: abt 1849 VA.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband David Epperly.

1890 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District: Ellen Epperly, 43 yo. James L. 12 yo Jim 9 yo Ellie 6 yo Sarah 4 yo.

……3. Epperly, James Leonard

Parents: year of birth has me wonder who his mother is.

1879 Birth: abt 1879 VA.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with mother as apparent HOH.

……3. Epperly, Jim

Parents: David & 2nd wife Ellen (Sumner) Epperly.

1882 Birth: 6-8-1882 Floyd Co., VA.

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with mother as apparent HOH.

……3. Epperly, Ellie

Parents: David & 2nd wife Ellen (Sumner) Epperly.

1884 Birth: abt 1884 VA.

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with mother as apparent HOH.

……3. Epperly, Sarah

Parents: David & 2nd wife Ellen (Sumner) Epperly.

1886 Birth: abt 1886 VA.

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with mother as apparent HOH.

...2. Epperly, Mary Elizabeth

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1852 Birth: abt 1852 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H9: Mary E. 8 yo w/f, b. VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Mary E. 18 yo w/f, b. VA, without occ.

And possibly….

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge Twp, H76:

…… Simmons, James 59 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,000/2,510, HOH. [simmons]

………… James M. 23 yo w/m, b. VA, $0/100, farm laborer.

………… Marion C. 21 yo w/m, b. VA, farm laborer.

………… Augustus W. 18 yo w/m, b. VA farm laborer, can not write.

………… Rufus H. 16 yo w/m, b. VA, farm laborer, can not write, school.

…… Epperly, Mary E. 17 yo w/f housekeeper, b. VA, can not read or write.

I1872 Marriage #1: Mary Elizabeth Epperly m. Hamilton N. Roop 08-15-1872 Thursday at Owen Sumner's, Floyd Co., VA by Owen Sumner. He 19 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o James & Elizabeth Roop. She single 18 yo, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Allen & Susan Epperly.

Hamilton N. Roop, s/o James & Elizabeth (Carroll?) Roop. [roop]

...2. Epperly, Sarah Martha

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1853 Birth: 8-15-1853 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H9: Sarah M. 6 yo w/f, b. VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Sarah M. 16 yo w/f, b. VA, without occ.

I1873 Marriage #1: Marthy Epperly m. Charles H. Roop 03-17-1873 at Owen Sumner's, Floyd Co., VA by Owen Sumner. He 18 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o James & Elizabeth Roop. She 18 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Allen & Susan Epperly.

Charles H. or M. Roop, s/o James & Elizabeth (Carroll?) Roop. [roop]

...2. Epperly, William M.

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1856 Birth: 5-30-1856 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H9: William M. 4 yo w/m, b. VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: William 14 yo w/m, b. VA, at home.

And possibly:

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H120:

…… Strickler, Mary 70 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house, $1400/400, HOH.

……… Catherine 46 yo w/f, b. VA, without occupation.

…… Epperly, William 13 yo w/m, b. VA, at home.

…… Shanks, Peter A. 30 yo w/m, b. VA, $0/0, farmer.

……… Ida J. 22 yo w/f, b. VA, without occupation.

…… McPeek, Jack 7 yo m/m, b. VA, at home.

...2. Epperly, Barbary Ellen

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1859 Birth: abt 1859 VA.

1860 Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H9: Barbary E. 10/12 w/f, b. VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Ellen 11 yo w/f, b. VA, at home.

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H46:

I1882 Marriage #1: Barbara Ellen Epperly m. Wilson Wade Otey 11-30-1882 at Wm L. Simmons, Floyd Co., VA by Wm L. Simmons. He 22 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Burnett & Dicey Otey. She 21 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Allen & Susan Epperly.

Wilson Wade Otey, s/o William Burwell & Dica (Bolling) Otey. [otey]

...2. Epperly, James Preston

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1860 Birth: 2-22-1860 Floyd Co., VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Preston 9 yo w/m, b. VA, at home.

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H46:

1883 Marriage #1: James m. Virginia Beckelheimer 9-6-1883.

Virginia “Jennie” Beckelheimer, d/o Levi & 3rd wife Elizabeth (Smith) Beckelheimer. [beckelheimer]

1938 Death: 10-28-1938.

1938 Burial: Huffville Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA. (with Virginia, b. 5-16-1867 Montgomery Co., VA, d. 10-16-1953)

...2. Epperly, Virginia Ann “Jennie”

Parents: Allen aka Henry & Susan Elizabeth (Blackwell) Epperly.

1867 Birth: abt 1867 VA.

1870 Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H336: Jennie 4 yo w/f, b. VA, at home.

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H46:

I1887 Marriage #1: Virginia A. Epperly m. Dennis F. Whitlock 01-06-1887 at Amos Dickerson's, Floyd Co., VA by Amos Dickerson. He 29 yo widowed w/m carpenter, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Asa T. & Elizabeth A. Whitlock. She 17 yrs 10 mon single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Allen & Susan E. Epperly.

Dennis Franklin Whitlock, s/o Asa Tate & Elizabeth Belle Ann (Sumpter) Whitlock. [whitlock]

Epperly, William H.

b. abt 1872 VA, s/o (unknown).

1880 Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District, H46:

 

1. Epperly, Christian

Parents: Jacob & Elizabeth (unknown) Eberle/Epperly.

Note: (src: Find A Grave)

Son of Jacob Epperle, Sr. (1735-1811) and Elizabeth Epperle (1737-1802). Married Elizabeth Morricle (1771-1850) on 11-3-1789 in Fredrick Co., Md. 

Children are Maria Epperly Boxall (1790-1852), Salome Epperly (1792-1878), Elizabeth Epperly Cronk (1794-1855), William Epperly, Sr. (1796-1883), Jacob Christian Epperly (1801-1883), Samuel Epperly (1803-xxxx), Margaret Epperly (1805-xxxx), Rhoda Epperly (1808-1903), Matthias Eli Epperly (1810-1886), Joseph Epperly (1812-1890) and Lavina Epperly Simmons (1815-1860). 
Siblings are Christina Epperly (1757-xxxx), George Epperly (1760-1840), Jacob Epperly, Jr. (1762-1849), Anna Elizabeth Epperly Sowers (1764-1857), John Epperly (1765-1824) and Catherina Epperly Vandenburg (1771-xxxx). 

1763 Birth: 7-30-1763 PA or MD.

I1789 Marriage #1: Christian Epperly m. Elizabeth Morgel 11-3-1789 St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Woodsboro, Frederick Co., MD.

1840 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, pg171:

…… Eppery, Christian

………… 1 male 70-79 yo

………… 1 female 60-69 yo

………… 1 female 30-39 yo

………… 1 female 20-29 yo.

………… 4 Total Free White Persons.

………… 1 person engaged in agriculture

1845 Death: 1-9-1845 Floyd Co., VA.

1845 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2008/15/6365718_120053709742.jpg

Stone extremely weathered.

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

…+ Epperly, Elizabeth, widow of Christian Epperly.

Parents: William Morricle.

1771 Birth: 3-17-1771 Maryland.

Note: (src: Find A Grave)

Daughter of William Morricle Sr. (1742-1828) and Harriet Powers Morricle. Married Christian Epperly (1763-1845) on 11-3-1789 in Woodsboro, Frederick Co., Maryland.

Children are Maria Epperly Boxall (1790-1852), Salome Epperly (1792-1878), Elizabeth Epperly Cronk (1794-1855), William Epperly (1796-1883), Jacob Christian Epperly (1801-1883), Samuel Epperly (1803-xxxx), Margaret Epperly (1805-xxxx), Rhoda Epperly (1808-1903), Matthias Eli Epperly (1810-1886), Joseph Epperly (1812-1890) and Lavina Epperly Simmons (1815-1860). 

Siblings are Anna Maria Morricle Epperly (1769-1830), Catherine Morricle Sowers (1773-1854), Margaret Morricle Weddle (1775-1824), William Morricle Jr. (1777-1864), Jacob Morricle (1779-1894) and John Morricle (1781-1864). 

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, H636:

…… Epperly, Eli 39 yo w/m wagon maker, b. Floyd, $600, HOH.

………… Oney 34 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write.

………… Alvin 14 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… C. M. 13 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Wm 11 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Angeline 10 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Margaret 8 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Adeline 7 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Rosabella 4 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Sarah 2 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Jacob 6/12 w/m, b. Floyd.

………… Margaret 44 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write. (Eli’s sister)

………… Elizabeth 75 yo w/f, b. Maryland, can not read or write. (Eli’s mother)

1850 Death: 9-17-1850 Floyd Co., VA.

1850 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA. Age: 79y 6m.

http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2008/15/9109546_120053720672.jpg

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by: JohnF 1/16/2008)

...2. Epperly, Salome “Sally”

Parents: Christian & Elizabeth (Morricle) Epperly.

1792 Birth: 4-02-1792 Frederick Co., Maryland (src: desc) or Floyd Co., VA (src: census)

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H725:

…… Simmons, James 48 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,500/426, HOH.

………… Levina 44 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write. (nee Epperly)

………… Tazewell M. 24 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Jos H. 20 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Gideon W. 15 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Jas M. 13 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Marion C. 11 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Augustus W. 8 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Rufus H. 5 yo w/m, b. VA.

…… Epperly, Sarah 66 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville Twp, H160:

…… Epperly, Eli 60 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,200/400, HOH.

………… Samuel 17 yo w/m, b. VA, on farm.

…… Epperly, Sallie 80 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

………… Margaret 65 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

1878 Death: 1-10-1878 Floyd Co., VA.

Sarah Epperly, 86 yo w/f. Parents: Christian & Elizabeth. COD: unknown..

1878 Burial:

...2. Epperly, Margaret

Parents: Christian & Elizabeth (Morricle) Epperly.

1806 Birth: abt 1806 Floyd Co., VA.

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, H636:

…… Epperly, Eli 39 yo w/m wagon maker, b. Floyd, $600, HOH.

………… Oney 34 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write.

………… Alvin 14 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… C. M. 13 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Wm 11 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Angeline 10 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Margaret 8 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Adeline 7 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Rosabella 4 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Sarah 2 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Jacob 6/12 w/m, b. Floyd.

………… Margaret 44 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write. (Eli’s sister)

………… Elizabeth 75 yo w/f, b. Maryland, can not read or write. (Eli’s mother)

1860:

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville Twp, H160:

…… Epperly, Eli 60 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,200/400, HOH.

………… Samuel 17 yo w/m, b. VA, on farm.

…… Epperly, Sallie 80 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

………… Margaret 65 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

1880:

1890:

1892 Death: 1-25-1892 Floyd Co., VA.

Margaret Epperley, 86y w/f, b. Floyd Co., VA. COD: lagrippe.

1892 Burial:

...2. Epperly, Eli Mathias

My note: He is referred to by some as Mathias Eli Epperly but I’ve only seen him noted as “Eli” in records.

Parents: Christian & Elizabeth (Morricle) Epperly.

1810 Birth: 3-10-1810 Floyd Co., VA.

Note: (src: Find A Grave)

“Son of Christian Epperly (1763-1845) and Elizabeth Morricle Epperly (1771-1850). Married Ona Richards (1814-1862) on 4-8-1835 in Floyd Co., Va. 
Children are Alvin R. Epperly (1836-1850), Christian Marion Epperly (1837-1904), William M. Epperly (1838-1916), Angeline Epperly Phlegar (1840-1897)married Joseph Henry Phlegar (1840-1923), Joseph Milton Epperly (1841-1845), Malinda Eleanor Epperly (1843-1845), Margaret C. Epperly (1844-1862), Parmelia Adeline Epperly (1846-1862), Luanna Rosabelle Epperly (1847-1862), Sarah Amanda Epperly King Williams (1848-1921), Jacob S. Epperly (1850-1864), Samuel Andrew Jackson Epperly (1852-xxxx), James T. Epperly (1854-1862) and George D. Epperly (1856-1862). 
Siblings are Maria Epperly Boxall (1790-1852), Salome Epperly (1792-1878), Elizabeth Epperly Cronk (1794-1855), William Epperly (1796-1883), Jacob Christian Epperly (1801-1883), Samuel Epperly (1803-xxxx), Margaret Epperly (1805-xxxx), Joseph Epperly (1812-1890) and Lavina Epperly Simmons (1815-1860). 
(note: Matthias's children Margaret, Parmelia, Luanna, James and George all died within 5 days of each other alluding to a family tragedy as yet unknown to compiler)”

I1835 Marriage #1: Eli Epperly m. Ona Richards 04-09-1835 Floyd Co., VA by Michael Howry. She d/o William Richards per permission note.

1840 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, pg171:

Epperly Eli

…… 1 female 30 thru 39 yo

………… 1 male & 1 female 20 thru 29 yo

………… 3 males & 1 female under 5 yo.

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, H636:

…… Epperly, Eli 39 yo w/m wagon maker, b. Floyd, $600, HOH.

………… Oney 34 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write.

………… Alvin 14 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… C. M. 13 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Wm 11 yo w/m, b. Floyd, school.

………… Angeline 10 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Margaret 8 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

………… Adeline 7 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Rosabella 4 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Sarah 2 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

………… Jacob 6/12 w/m, b. Floyd.

………… Margaret 44 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write. (Eli’s sister)

………… Elizabeth 75 yo w/f, b. Maryland, can not read or write. (Eli’s mother)

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H263:

…… Epperly, Eli 50 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1500/657, HOH.

………… Ona 54 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

………… Wm M. 21 yo w/m, b. VA, farming.

………… Angeline E.  20 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Margaret 16 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Permelia A. 14 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Luania 13 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Sarah M. 11 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Jacob S. 10 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Saml J. 8 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Jas F. 5 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Geo D. 3 yo w/m, b. VA.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville Twp, H160:

…… Epperly, Eli 60 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,200/400, HOH.

………… Samuel 17 yo w/m, b. VA, on farm.

…… Epperly, Sallie 80 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

………… Margaret 65 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District, H276:

…… Epperly, Samuel 28 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

………… Alice J. 26 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, keeping house.

…… Epperly, Eli 70 yo widowed father, b. VA, parents b. VA, wheel wright.

1886 Death: 8-2-1886 Floyd Co., VA.

1886 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2008/15/9110694_120053974011.jpg

The stone is extremely weathered but somewhat readable in person and when viewed full pixel. The inscription is on the lower section and the most readable parts are: ELI EPPERLY, 1810, 1886

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by: JohnF 1/16/2008)

......+ Epperly, Ona

Parents: William Richards.

1814 Birth: 1-30-1814 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Eli Mathias Epperly.

1862 Death: 2-4-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

......3. Epperly, Alvin R.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1836 Birth: 6-17-1836 Floyd Co., VA.

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1850 Death: 12-4-1850 Floyd Co., VA.

1850 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

Alvin R. Epperly

Stone extremely weathered.

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by: JohnF 1/16/2008)

......3. Epperly, Christian Marion

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1837 Birth: 6-7-1837 Floyd Co., VA.

Note: (src: Find A Grave)

Christian Marion Epperly was the son of Mathias Eli Epperly and Ona Richards. He married Mary Magdeline Phlegar (1842-1927) on Jan. 24, 1860 and they had eight children: Laragill Attoway (married James H. Smith), Christian Dolphus (married Lula Elebell Sowers), Luanna Otilla (married William Alexander Whitlock), Nicenouse Ellabelle (married Jeremiah Kyle Smith), Sarah Netina, Alberta A. (married William Surface), Lottie Gay (married Joseph Strickler), and Nancy Day Epperly (married 2nd cousin Ethan Brethed Epperly, no children, buried in Jacksonville Burial Grounds, Floyd).

Christian was a member of Company A, 54th Virginia Infantry Regiment – CSA

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, with parents.

I1860 Marriage #1: Christian M. Epperly m. Mary M. Phlegar 01-24-1860 Floyd Co., VA by Jno. C. Repass. He 22 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Eli & Ona Epperly. She single 17 yo, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Isaac & Sarah Catherine Phlegar.

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Floyd Court House PO, H592:

…… Phlegar, Sarah C. 49 yo w/f farming, b. VA, $3500/350, HOH. [phlegar]

………… Joseph H. 19 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Harvey D. 16 yo w/m, b. VA.

…… Epperly, Christian M. 22 yo w/m, b. VA, no occupation, $0/0, married in year.

………… Mary M. 18 yo w/f, b. VA, married in year.

…… Phlegar, George F. 13 yo w/m, b. VA.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville Twp, H508:

…… Epperly, Christian M. 33 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $900/250, HOH.

………… Mary M. 28 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house.

………… Laragell A. 9 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Christian D. 7 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Lusanes O. 3 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Nisenies E. 2 yo w/f, b. VA.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District, H273:

…… Epperly, C. M. 43 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

………… Mary M. 38 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Larrigill 19 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Christian D. 16 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, works on farm.

………… Lusannas O. 14 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, at school.

………… Nisena S. B. 12 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, at school.

………… Sarah N. 9 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, at school.

………… Alberta A. 7 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, at school.

………… Lottie 5 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, at school.

………… Nanny D. 3 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Molly 8/12 dau, b. October VA, parents b. VA. 

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District:

…… Epperly, Christian M. 53 yo.

………… Mary M. 48 yo.

………… Christian D. 28 yo.

………… Lou O. 24 yo.

………… Nisena E. 22 yo.

………… Sarah N. 20 yo.

………… Alberta 17 yo.

………… Lottie G. 15 yo.

………… Nannie D. 13 yo.

………… Kittie M. 11 yo.

1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 14, H108:

…… Epperly, Christian M. 62 yo w/m huckster, b. June 1837 VA, parents b. VA, m. 40y, owns farm, HOH.

………… Mary M. 58 yo wife, b. Mar 1842 VA, parents b. VA, m. 40y, 9 ch with 9 living.

………… Nisemone E. 31 yo single dau, b. June 1868 VA, parents b. VA.

………… Sarah N. 28 yo single dau, b. Sept 1871 VA, parents b. VA.

………… Alberta B. 26 yo single dau, b. July 1873 VA, parents b. VA.

………… Lottie G. 24 yo single dau, b. Aug 1875 VA, parents b. VA.

………… Nannie D. 22 yo single dau, b. July 1877 VA, parents b. VA.

………… Kittie M. 20 yo single dau, b. Oct 1879 VA, parents b. VA.

1904 Death: 5-27-1904 at home, Floyd Co., VA.

COD: rheumatism and Bright’s Disease. (src: widow’s pension application)

1904 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2008/17/24028336_120067497858.jpg

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by John F)

.........+ Epperly, Mary Magdaline

Parents: Isaac & Sarah Catherine (Rutherford) Phlegar. [phlegar]

1842 Birth: 3-30-1842 Floyd Co., VA. (src: birth record; death record)

1840 Birth: 3-30-1840. (src: tombstone)

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Christian Marion Epperly but her mother HOH.

1870, 1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Christian Marion Epperly.

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 45, H39:

…… Epperly, Mary M. 68 yo widowed w/f farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, 12 ch with 9 living, owns farm, HOH.

………… Sarah M. 29 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Alberta R. 36 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, home farm laborer.

………… Lottie Gay 34 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, home farm laborer.

………… Nannie D. 32 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, home farm laborer.

1920 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 93, H23:

…… Epperly, Mary M. 77 yo widowed w/f, b. VA, father b. Germany, mother b. VA, owns, HOH.

………… Sarah N. 46 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1927 Death: 4-25-1927 Court House District, Floyd Co., VA.

Mary Magdaline Epperly, 85y 26d, widowed w/f, b. Mar 30, 1842 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: Christian Madison Epperly. Father: Isaac Phlegar, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Sarah Kathern Rutherford, b. not known. Informant: Miss Nettie Epperly. COD: died suddenly – has had organic heart trouble for several years – death had been expect at any time for 4 or 5 years. Burial: Lutheran Church. 

1927 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

.........4. Epperly, Laura Gill Attaway

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1861 Birth: 11-29-1861 Floyd Co., VA.

1870, 1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1881 Marriage #1: Laura G. Epperly m. James Smith 01-13-1881 at Marion Epperly's, Floyd Co., VA by N.A. Whitman. He 22 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Josiah & Amanda Smith. She 20 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Christian M. & Mary W. Epperly.

James Henry Smith, s/o Josiah & Amanda (Richards) Smith. [smith2]

1935 Death: 343 So. Union, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. 

Laura Gill Atway Smith, 74y 8m 2d, widowed w/f, b. Nov 29, 1860 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: James Smith. Father: Marion Epperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Mary Magdelena Phlegar, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: Mrs. Lottie G. Stirickler of Salem, VA. COD: senile dementia. Burial: Salem, VA.

1935 Burial: East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA.

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.........4. Epperly, Christian Dolphus I

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1862 Birth: 8-27-1862 Floyd Co., VA

1870, 1880, 1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1893 Marriage #1: Christian D. Epperly m. Loula E. Sowers 05-24-1893 at William T. Sowers', Floyd Co., VA by C.L. Stradley. He 30 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Christian M. & Mary M. Epperly. She 25 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o William T. & Rosa B. Sowers.

1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River District 18, H42:

…… Epperly, Christopher D. 37 yo w/m farmer, b. Aug 1862 VA, parents b. VA, m. 7y, rents farm, HOH.

………… Lula 32 yo wife, b. Nov 1867 VA, parents b. VA, m. 7y, 1 ch with 1 living.

………… Ressie M. 4 yo dau, b. Sept 1895 VA, parents b. VA.

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River District 49, H254:

…… Epperly, Christian D. 47 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, M1 17y, owns farm, HOH.

………… Lula 42 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, M1 17y, 2 ch with 2 living.

………… Ressie M. 14 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… William G. 4 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1920 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River District 99, H1:

…… Epperly, Christian D. 57 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns, HOH.

………… Lula 51 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Resamine 24 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… William C. 14 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

1930 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, northwest part of Little River District 10, H11:

…… Epperly, Christian D. 67 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, 31 yo when 1st married, owns, HOH.

………… Lula 64 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, 28 yo when 1st married.

………… Ressie M. 33 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… William C. 24 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, building painter.

1938 Burial: 8-11-1938 Little River District, Floyd Co., VA.

Christian Dolphus Epperly, 75y 11m 14d, married w/m farmer, b. Aug 27, 1962 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: Lula E. Epperly. Father: Christian M. Epperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Mary M. Phlegar, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: Mr. W. C. Epperly of Floyd Co., VA. COD: hypertension; chronic myocarditis; cardiac dilatation, acute. Burial: Zion Cem.

1938 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

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……………+ Epperly, Lula Ellabell I

Parents: William Taylor & Rosabell Ann (Gardner) Sowers. [sowers3]

1867 Birth: 11-26-1867 Floyd Co., VA. (src: birth record)

1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Christian Dolphus Epperly.

1940 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River District 32-12, US 221, H123:

…… Epperly, Lula 71 yo widowed w/f farm operator, b. VA, completed G2, resided in Floyd Co., VA 1935, HOH.

…… Sowers, Eva 70 yo single sister, b. VA, completed G4, resided in Floyd Co., VA 1935, housekeeping.

…… Dickerson, Nannie 66 yo widowed sister, b. VA, completed G4, resided in Floyd Co., VA 1935, unable to work.

1946 Death: 5-4-1946 Little River District, Floyd Co., VA.

Mrs. Lula Ellabelle Epperly, 78y 5m 8d, widowed w/f, b. Nov. 26, 1867 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: C. F. Epperly. Father: W. T. Sowers, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Rosie A. Gardner, b. Floyd Co., VA. COD: cancer (sarcoma) liver and stomach. Burial: Zion Cem.

1946 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

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……………5. Epperly, Ressie Maine

Parents: Christian Dolphus & Lula Elabel (Sowers) Epperly.

1895 Birth: 9-3-1895 Floyd Co., VA.

1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1937 Marriage #1: Ressie Maine Epperly m. W. G. Spangler 7-10-1937 Floyd Co., VA. He 60 yo widowed w/m farming, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Samuel Spangler & Adeline Sowers. She 41 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o C. D. Epperly & Lula Elabell Sowers.

Wilburn Glen Spangler, 1877-1962, s/o Spangler Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA. [spangler2]

1985 Death: 2-17-1985 Montgomery County Hospital, Blacksburg, Montgomery Co., VA but of Box 124, Floyd, Floyd Co., VA.

Ressie Epperly Spangler, 89 yo widowed w/f, b. Sept 3, 1895 VA. Spouse: Glenn Spangler. Father: Christian Dolphus Epperly. Mother: Lula Sowers. Informant: William Epperly. COD: perforated hollow viscus. Burial: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Floyd, VA.

1985 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Ressie <i>Epperly</i> Spangler

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by: JohnF 1/16/2008)

……………5. Epperly, William Christian

Parents: Christian Dolphus & Lula Elabel (Sowers) Epperly.

1905 Birth: 11-5-1905 VA.

1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1937 Marriage #1: William Christian Epperly m. Lillie B. Williams 4-17-1937 Stokes Co., NC. He 31 yo s/o C. D. & Lula Epperly. She 32 yo d/o M. B. & C. E. Williams.

1940 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 32-6, Rd 698, H134:

…… Williams, Cora E. 68 yo widowed w/f farm manager, b. VA, completed G7, resided in same house 1935, owns, HOH.

…… Epperly, Lilley 38 yo married dau, b. VA, completed C2, resided in same house 1935, Ford Motor Co. bookkeeper.

……… William 38 yo son in law, b. VA, completed G7, resided in same house 1935, state road dept. patrolman.

1990 Death: 5-30-1990.

1990 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

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………………+ Epperly, Lillie Beatrice

Parents: Mathew Beauregard "Gard" & 2nd wife Cora Emery (Hungate) Williams. [williams]

1905 Birth: 10-24-1905 Floyd Co., VA.

1940 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband William Christian Epperly but her mother HOH.

1992 Death: 8-18-1992.

1992 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Lillie W. Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by: JohnF 1/16/2008)

.........4. Epperly, Lousanna Otilla

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1866 Birth: 8-22-1866 Floyd Co., VA.

1870, 1880, 1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1890 Marriage #1: Lousanous Otilla Epperly m. William Alexander Whitlock 12-30-1890 at the bride's father's, Floyd Co., VA by Rev. C.A. Brown. He 23 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o George W. & Charllotta Whitlock. She 24 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Christian M. & Mary M. Epperly.

William Alexander “Willie” Whitlock, b. 4-19-1868 Floyd Co., VA, s/o George Washington & Charlotte (Blackwell) Whitlock. [whitlock]

1950 Death: 2-11-1950 Roanoke Nursing Home, Roanoke, VA for past 52 days but of Rt 5, Floyd, Floyd Co., VA.

Lou Otilla Whitlock, 83 yo widowed w/f, b. Aug 2, 1866 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: William A. Whitlock. Father: Marion Epperly. Mother: Magolene Phlegar. Informant: Mr. G. Fred Whitlock. COD: senility. Burial: Whitlock Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

1950 Burial: Whitlock Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA with Willie. (no photo)

.........4. Epperly, Nisenous Ellabelle “Senous”

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1868 Birth: 8-7-1868 Floyd Co., VA.

1870, 1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1901 Marriage #1: Nisenous E. Epperly m. J. Kyle Smith 12-11-1901 at the bride's home, Floyd Co., VA by Theo. C. Parker, Minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. He 35 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o J.S. & Amanda Smith. She 33 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o C.M. & Mary Epperly.

Jeremiah Kyle Smith, b. 10-19-1866 Floyd Co., VA, d. 1946, s/o Josiah Smith & Amanda Richards. [smith2]

1949 Death: 8-14-1949 Rt 5, Little River District, Floyd Co., VA.

Nisenous Ellabelle Smith, 81y, widowed w/f, b. June 14, 1868 VA. Spouse: J. Kyle Smith. Father: Marion Epperly. Mother: Mary Magdline Phlegar. Informant: Mrs. Mattie Aldridge. COD: myocarditis; senility. Burial: Zion Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

1949 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, at SR 693 & 615, Floyd Co., VA. (not noted in Find A Grave)

.........4. Epperly, Sarah Netina

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1870 Birth: Aug 1870 Jacksonville Twp, Floyd Co., VA. (src: birth record)

1871 Birth: 9-27-1871 VA. (src: death record)

1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1910, 1920 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with widowed mother.

1930 Residence: Salem, Roanoke Co., VA, Disitrict 10, 330 Main St, H178:

...... Surface, William R. 64 yo w/m street superintendent, b. VA, parents b. VA, 44 yo when 1st married, owns, HOH.

............ Alberta A. 53 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, 33 yo when 1st married.

...... Dobbins, Peter M. 4y 7/12 nephew, b. VA, parents b. VA.

...... Epperly, Sara N. 58 yo single sister, b. VA, parents b. VA.

...... Dobbins, Amelia 31 yo widowed niece, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1940 Residence: Salem, Roanoke Co., VA, Disitrict 10, 330 Main St, H178:

...... Surface, William 76 yo w/m unable to work, b. VA, completed G4, resided in same house 1935, owns, HOH.

............ Berta 66 yo wife, b. VA, completed G6, resided in same house 1935, housework.

...... Epperley, Sarah N. 68 yo single sister in law, b. VA, completed G7, resided in same house 1935, housework.

...... Dobbins, Peter M. 14 yo nephew, b. VA, completed H1, resided in same house 1935, school.

1964 Death: 2-7-1964 Mercy House, rural Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.

Sarah Nettie Epperly, 92 yo never married w/f, b. 9-27-1871 VA. Father: Marion Epperly. Mother: Mary M. Phlegar. Informant: Mrs. C. A. Brubeck. COD: cerebral vascular thrombosis. Burial: Sherwood Burial Park, Salem, VA.

1964 Burial: Sherwood Burial Park, Salem City, VA. (not noted as such in Find A Grave)

.........4. Epperly, Alberta R. “Bertie”

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1873 Birth: 7-14-1873 Floyd Co., VA.

1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

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1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River District 18, H38:

...... Smith, Josiah 70 yo w/m farmer, b. Aug 1829 VA, parents b. VA, m. 47y, owns farm, HOH.

............ Amanda 67 yo wife, b. Feb 1833 VA, parents b. VA, m. 47y, 8 ch with 7 living.

............ Chyle J. 33 yo single son, b. Oct 1866 VA, parents b. VA, farmer.

...... Epperly, Alberta R. 26 yo single w/f servant, b. July 1873 VA, parents b. VA.

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with widowed mother.

Marriage #1: William Riley Surface, 1863-1950, s/o Charles O. & Mary (Trout) Surface.

1943 Death: 4-13-1943 at 318 E. Main St, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.

Alberta Eperly Surface, 69y 8m 29d, married w/f, b. July 14, 1873 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: W. R. Surface. Father: Marion Eperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Magdelene Phlegar, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: W.R. Surface of 318 E. Main St. COD: coronary thrombosis. Burial: East Hill Cem.

1943 Burial: East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA with William. (no photo)

.........4. Epperly, Lottie Gay

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1875 Birth: 9-15-1875 Floyd Co., VA.

1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with widowed mother.

I1914 Marriage #1: Lottie Epperly m. J. R. Bowman 6-30-1914 Floyd Co., VA. He 65 yo widowed w/m, b. Rockingham Co., VA, s/o Samuel & Alcinda Bowman. She 39 yo single w/f, b. Floyd Co., VA, d/o Marion & Mary Epperly.

John Robert Bowman, 1849-1923, s/o Samuel & Alscinda Bethaliza Hadaah Harrison (Houston) Bowman. [no file]

.........4. Epperly, Nancy Day “Nannie”

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1877 Birth: 7-29-1877 Floyd Co., VA

1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with widowed mother.

I1915 Marriage #1: Nannie D. Epperly m. Ethan Brethed Epperly 5-2-1915 Floyd Co., VA. He 46 yo single w/m, b. Floyd Co., VA, s/o Addison & Elizabeth Epperly. She 38 yo single w/f, b. Floyd Co., VA, d/o C. M. & Magdeline Epperly.

Ethan Brethed Epperly, b. 7-12-1868 Floyd Co., VA, d. 6-12-1942, s/o Addison & Elizabeth Alice (Brammer) Epperly.

1928 Death: 12-27-1928 Little River District, Floyd Co., VA.

Nannie Day Epperly, 51y 4m 26d, married w/f, b. July 29, 1879 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: E. B. Epperly. Father: C. M. Epperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Magdalen Phlegor, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: E. B. Epperly of Floyd, VA. COD: cancer of the stomach. Burial: Floyd Cemetery.

1928 Burial: Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Nannie Day <i>Epperly</i> Epperly

Ethan Brethed Epperly

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.........4. Epperly, Kitty Mae

Parents: Christian Marion & Mary Magdaline (Phlegar) Epperly.

1879 Birth: 9-15-1879 Floyd Co., VA. (src: birth record)

1879 Birth: 10-11-1879 Floyd Co., VA. (src: death record)

1880, 1890, 1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1904 Marriage #1: Kittie May Epperly m. Christopher H. C. Bower 3-2-1904 at the residence of the bride, Floyd Co., VA by P. G. Lester, Minister of the Primitive Baptist Church. He 28yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o John & Rachel Ann Bower. She 24 yo single w/f, b Floyd Co., VA, d/o C. M. & Mary M. Epperly.

Christopher H. Callahill “Cal” Bowers, s/o John & Rachel Ann (Black) Bower. [bower1]

1967 Death: 1-1-1967 Snyder Nursing Home, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.

Kitty Mae Bowers, 87 yo widowed w/f, b. Oct 11, 1879 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: C. H. C. Bowers. Father: Marion C. Epperly. Mother: Mary N. Phlegar. Informant: Mr. Lester. COD: bronchopneumonia. Burial: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

1967 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA. (with Christopher, b. 1-2-1875, d. 1962)

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......3. Epperly, William Madison

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1838 Birth: 9-26-1838 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1866 Marriage #1: William Madison Epperly m. Emeline Williams 02-15-1866 Hector William's, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VA by M.A. Davidson. He 27 yo single farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Eli & Ona Epperly. She single 21 yo, b. Botetourt Co., VA & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Hector & Susan Williams.

William & Emeline had 4 children, all who died in infancy.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Little River Twp, H136:

...... Epperly, William M. 30 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $0/200, HOH.

............ Emeline 25 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District, H282:

...... Epperly, William 41 yo w/m wheel wright, b. VA, HOH.

............ Emeline 25 yo wife, b. VA.

1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District:

...... Epperly, William 52 yo.

...... Ernstine 45 yo.

1900 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 14, H107:

…… Epperly, William M. 61 yo widowed w/m wagon maker, b. Sept 1838 VA, parents b. VA, owns farm, HOH.

…… Hendricks, Osceola 27 yo single w/f servant, b. May 1873 VA, parents b. VA. [no file]

I1904 Marriage #2: William M. Epperly m. Mary B. Wright 10-20-1904 Camp Creek, Floyd Co., VA by J. M. Tice, Minister of the Lutheran Church. He 65 yo widowed w/m mechanic, b. Floyd Co., VA, s/o Eli & Ony Epperly. She 45 yo widowed w/f, b. Patrick Co., VA, d/o John B. & Kasiah Hatcher.

Mary Bethena Hatcher, d/o John B. & Keziah (Hubbard) Hatcher. She was 1st married to John M. Wright. [wright]

1910 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Court House District 45, Floyd Town, East Main Str, H3:

...... Epperly, William M. 71 yo w/m wagon maker with own shop, b. VA, parents b. VA, M2 5y, owns house, HOH.

............ Mary B. 50 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, M2 5y, (# of ch not noted).

1916 Death of William Madison Epperly: 11-23-1916 Alum Ridge District, Floyd Co., VA.

William Madison Epperly, 78y 1m 27d, married w/m mechanic, b. Sept 26, 1838 VA. Father: Eli Epperly, b. VA. Mother: Ona Richards, b. VA. Informant: J. H. Hatcher of Camp Creek, VA. COD: heart disease followed with dropsy. Burial: Luthern Church.

1916 Burial of William Madison Epperly: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

William Madison Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

1920 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Alum Ridge District 88, H64:

...... Hatcher, John H. 68 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns, HOH.

............ Fanny Y. 66 yo wife, b. VA, father b. NC, mother b. VA.

...... Epperly, Mary B. 60 yo widowed w/f, b. VA, parents b. VA.

...... Hungate, Hugh L. 25 yo married nephew, b. VA, parents b. VA, farm laborer.

............ Hattie G. 27 yo married niece b. VA, parents b. VA.

1925 Death of Mary Bethena Hatcher Epperly: 10-21-1925 Floyd Co., VA.

Mary Bethena Epperly, 66 yo widowed w/f, b. July 16, 1859 Patrick Co., VA. Father: John B. Hatcher, b. VA. Mother: Kiziah Hubbard, b. VA. Informant: J. H. Hatcher of Camp Creek, VA. COD: high blood pressure. Found dead in bed. Burial: Zion Lutheran Church.

1925 Burial of Mary Bethena Hatcher Epperly: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

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.........+ Epperly, Emeline

Parents: Hector & Susannah (Morricle) Williams. [williams]

1840 Birth: 9-6-1844 Botetourt Co., VA.

1870, 1880, 1890 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband William Madison Epperly.

1895 Death: 9-16-1895 Floyd Co., VA.

Emeline Epperly, 51 yo married w/f, b. Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: W. M. Epperly. Parents: Hector & Susan Williams. COD: heart dropsy.

1895 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

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(src: Find A Grave; broken stone; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

.........4. Epperly, Infant Son

Parents: William Madison & 1st wife Emeline (Williams) Epperly.

1868 Birth: 9-2-1868 Floyd Co., VA.

1868 Death: Sept 1868 Floyd Co., VA.

1868 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

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.........4. Epperly, Infant Daughter

Parents: William Madison & 1st wife Emeline (Williams) Epperly.

1870 Birth: Apr 1870 Floyd Co., VA.

1870 Death: Apr 1870 Floyd Co., VA.

1870 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

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.........4. Epperly, George

Parents: William Madison & 1st wife Emeline (Williams) Epperly.

1874 Birth: 12-3-1874 Floyd Co., VA.

1875 Death: 7-25-1875 Floyd Co., VA.

1875 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, SR 693 & 625, Floyd Co., VA.

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......3. Epperly, Angeline E.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1840 Birth: 2-1-1840 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1861 Marriage #1: Angeline E. Epperly m. Joseph H. Phelgar 04-16-1861 at Eli Epperly's, Floyd Co., VA by Henry Bishop. He 31 yo single, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Isaac & Sarah C. (Rutherford) Phlegar. She single 19 yo, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Eli & Ona Epperly.

1897 Death: 11-12-1897 Floyd Co., VA.

1897 Burial: Church Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA.

Angeline E Phlegar

Joseph Henry Phlegar

Joseph Henry Phlegar

(src: Find A Grave; photos added by Rick DeHart)

......3. Epperly, Margaret C.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1844 Birth: 5-3-1844 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1862 Death: 7-23-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Margaret C. Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

......3. Epperly, Permelia Adeline

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1847 Birth: 3-1-1847 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1862 Death: 8-25-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

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Luanna (Left) & Permelia (Right) share a headstone.

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

......3. Epperly, Luemma Rosabelle

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1847 Birth: 5-17-1847 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1862 Death: 8-27-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

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Luanna (Left) & Permelia (Right) share a headstone.

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF 1/16/2008)

......3. Epperly, Sarah Amanda

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1848 Birth: 7-5-1848 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1866 Marriage #1: Sarah N. Epperly m. George M. D. Willliams 10-04-1866 at Eli Epperly's, Floyd Co., VA by M.A. Davidson. He 22 yo single farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Powhatten & Elizabeth Williams. She single 18 yo, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Eli & Ony Epperly.

George Monroe Dallas Williams, s/o Powhaten "Port" & Elizabeth "Betsy" (Dickerson) Williams. [wiliams] I

1921 Death: 1-15-1921 Celina, Collin Co., TX. COD: pneumonia.

1921 Burial: Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin Co., TX.

Sarah Amanda <i>Epperly</i> Williams

(src: Find A Grave; photos added by Sherry)

George M. D. G.M.D. Williams

George M. D. G.M.D. Williams

......3. Epperly, Jacob S.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1850 Birth: 3-9-1850 Floyd Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1864 Death: 10-4-1864 Floyd Co., VA.

1864 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, at SR 693 & 615, Floyd Co., VA.

......3. Epperly, Samuel Andrew Jackson

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1852 Birth: 5-1-1852 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with widowed father.

1871 Marriage #1: Samuel H. A. Epperly m. Alice Williams 02-23-1871 at Hector Williams', Floyd Co., VA by Jas. _. Obershain. He 18 yo single farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Eli & Oney Epperly. She single 17 yo, b. Botetourt Co., VA & living in Floyd, d/o Hector & Susan Williams.

Samuel & Alice reportedly had 2 children & both d. in infancy.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Jacksonville District, H276:

…… Epperly, Samuel 28 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

………… Alice J. 26 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, keeping house.

…… Epperly, Eli 70 yo widowed father, b. VA, parents b. VA, wheel wright.

1884 Marriage #2: Samuel A. J. Epperly m. 2nd Mary E. Boon 12-02-1884 at Benjamin Boon's, Floyd Co., VA by Jno. D. B____. He 32 yo widowed w/m farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Eli & Ona Epperly. She 25 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Benjamin & Margaret Boon.

Mary Elizabeth Boone, d/o Benjamin Gearhart & Margaret Ann (Fisher) Boone. [boon]

1889 Residence: Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington: 4-1-1889.

…… Epperly, S. A. 37 yo married w/m carpenter, b. Penn.

………… Mary E. 30 yo married w/f, b. VA.

………… Mable 7 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Arthur 5 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Sonie E. 3 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Margaret 2 yo w/f, b. Wash.

1900 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA, Tanners Creek District 39, Resenser Ave, H518:

…… Epperly, Samuel A. 48 yo w/m house carpenter, b. May 1852 VA, parents b. VA, m. 15y, rents house, HOH.

………… Mary E. 41 yo wife, b. Oct 1858 VA, parents b. VA, m. 15y, 4 ch with 3 living.

………… Sonnie E. 14 yo son, b. Nov 1885 VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Onie M. A. 12 yo dau, b. Nov 1887 Washington, parents b. VA, school.

………… George 2 yo son, b. July 1897 VA, parents b. VA.

1910 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA, Tanners Creek District 77, H280:

…… Epperly, Samuel A. 59 yo w/m house carpenter, b. VA, parents b. VA, M2 24y, rents house, HOH.

………… Mary E. 51 yo wife, b. VA, b. VA, parents b. VA, M2 24y, 6 ch with 4 living.

………… Sonnie L. 23 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, house carpenter.

………… Onie M. 22 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, tailoress in shop.

………… George H. 12 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Ellen E. 7 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1920 Residence: Princess Anne District, Seaboard District 201, H91:

…… Epperly, Samuel A. 68 yo w/m farm laborer, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns with mortgage, HOH.

………… Mary E. 60 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… George A. 21 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, machinist.

………… Ella L. 17 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

1924 Death of Samuel Andrew Jackson Epperly: 2-11-1924 Lynnhaven Station, Princess Anne Co., VA.

Samuel Andrew Epperly, 71y 9m 10d, married w/m, b. May 1, 1852 Floyd Co., VA. Retired carpenter. Father: Eli Epperly, b. VA. Mother: Mrs. Ona Phlegar, b. VA. Informant: S. E. Epperly of 206 Marboro Ave. COD: chronic myocarditis. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery.

1924 Burial of Samuel Andrew Jackson Epperly: Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk City, VA.

Plot: ELM IMP, Block 67, Lot 1, Space 1. Unmarked Grave.

1924 Death of Mary Elizabeth Boone Epperly: 3-1-1924 at 206 Marlboro Ave, Chesterfield Heights, Norfolk, VA.

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Epperly, 64y 4m 25d, widowed w/f, b. Oct 5, 1859 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: S. A. Epperly. Father: Benjamine G. Boone, b. VA. Mother: Mrs. Margaret Fisher, b. VA. Informant: Mr. S. E. Epperly of 206 Marlboro Ave. CODL cerebral hemorrhage. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery.

1924 Burial of Mary Elizabeth Boone Epperly: Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk City, VA.

Plot: ELM IMP, Block 67, Lot 1, Space 2. Unmarked Grave.

.........+ Epperly, Alice Jane

Parents: Hector & Susan (Morricle) Williams. [williams]

1853 Birth: 6-18-1853 Botetourt Co., VA.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Samuel Andrew Jackson Epperly.

1883 Death: 8-7-1883 Floyd Co., VA.

Alice J. Epperly, 30 yo married w/f, b. Floyd Co., VA. Parents: P. & S. Williams. COD: heart dropsy.

1883 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, at SR 693 & 615, Floyd Co., VA.

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(src: Find A Grave; photo added by Tracy C.)

.........4. Epperly, Mabel

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 1st wife Alice Jane (Williams) Epperly.

1882 Birth: abt 1882 VA.

1889 Residence: Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington with father & stepmother.

.........4. Epperly, Arthur

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 1st wife Alice Jane (Williams) Epperly.

1883 Birth: abt 1883 VA.

1889 Residence: Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington with father & stepmother.

.........4. Epperly, Sonnie Elbert

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 2nd wife Mary Elizabeth (Boone) Epperly.

1885 Birth: 11-20-1885 Floyd Co., VA.

1889 Residence: Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington with parents.

1900, 1910 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents. (he is noted as single)

1905* Marriage #1: Sonnie E. Epperly m. Mattie C Craig 6-27-1905 Norfolk, VA. He 20 yo single s/m, b. Floyd Co., VA, s/o S. A. & Mary E. Epperly. She 19 yo single w/f, b. Franklin Co., VA, d/o J. R. & Anna L. Craig. *from a transcribed record.

Mattie Clark Craig, 1886-1972, d/o

1920 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA, Tanners Creek District 268, H206: (very faded)

…… Epperly, Sonnie 34 yo w/m (occupation too faded), b. VA, parents b. VA, owns with mortgage, HOH.

………… Mattie 33 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Etta M. 14 dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Margaret 9 dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… William E. 3y 1/12 son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

…… Craig, Tyler M. 25 yo single brother in law, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Laura A. 56 yo married mother in law, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1930 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA, Tanners Creek District)

…… Epperly, Sonnie E. 44 yo w/m marine railway general manager, b. VA, parents b. VA, 19 yo when 1st married, owns, HOH.

………… Mattie C. 43 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, 18 yo when 1st married.

………… Margaret L. 19 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Elbert W. 14 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school. (does read daughter)

1940 Residence: Norfolk City, VA, District 114-147, 2706 Marboro Avenue, H72:

…… Epperly, S. E. 54 yo w/m shipyard manager, b. VA, completed G7, resided in same place 1935, owns, HOH.

………… Mattie C. 53 yo wife, b. VA, completed G5, resided in same place 1935,  housework.

…… Potter, Margaret L. 29 yo married dau, b. VA, completed H4, resided in same place 1935, housework.

………… Gordon O. 4 yo grand son, b. VA, completed G0. (Gordon Marshall Potter, 1935-2000, m. Mary Kathryn Bell 1957.

1947 Death: 3-12-1947 Jefferson Hospital, Roanoke, VA but of Boone Mill, Franklin Co., VA.

Mr. Sonnie Elbert Epperly, 60y 3m 22d, married w/m farmer, b. Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: Mrs. Mattie Craig Epperly. Father: Samuel A. Epperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Mary E. Boone, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: Mr. G. H. Epperly of Norfolk, VA. COD: respiratory failure; broncho pneumonia; cerebral accident. Removal to Norfolk, VA.

1947 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

Sonnie Elbert Epperly

Sonnie Elbert Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by SWF)

............+ Epperly, Mattie Clark

Parents: John Robert & Anna Laura (Doyle) Craig.

1886 Birth: 7-17-1886 Franklin Co., VA.

1920 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with husband Sonnie Elbert Epperly.

1972 Death: 11-15-1972 National Medical Care of Norfolk, VA but of 8806 Commodore Drive, Norfolk, VA.

Mattie C. Craig Epperly, 86 yo widowed w/f, b. July 17, 1886 VA. Spouse: Sonnie E. Epperly. Father: Robert Craig. Mother: Laura Doyle. Informant: William E. Epperly, son. COD: cardiac arrest; metastatic cancer of rectum. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

1972 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

Mattie <i>Craig</i> Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by SWF)

............5. Epperly, Etta Mae

Parents: Sonnie Elbert & Mattie Clark (Craig) Epperly.

1906 Birth: 6-24-1906 Norfolk Co., VA.

1920 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

1927 Marriage #1: Etta Mae Epperly m. Elwood D. Brown 6-25-1927 Norfolk, VA. He 23 yo single w/m, s/o Levi & Elizabeth Brown. She 21 yo single w/f, d/o Sonnie & Mattie Epperly.

Edwood Drewery Brown, 1904-1990, s/o Levi & Elizabeth (Mays) Brown.

1971 Death: 7-16-1971 Lake Taylor City Hospital, Norfolk, VA but of 3837 Robin Hood Rd, Norfolk, VA.

Etta Mae Epperly Brown, 65 yo married w/f, b. June 24, 1906 Norfolk, VA. Spouse: Elwood D. Brown. Father: Sonnie E. Epperly. Mother: Mattie Epperly. Informant: Elwood D. Brown, husband. COD: acute broncho pneumonia; brain damage due to proteus meningitis; neuroma right acoustic nerve. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

1971 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA with Elwood. (no photo)

............5. Epperly, Margaret Lucille

Parents: Sonnie Elbert & Mattie Clark (Craig) Epperly.

1910 Birth: 7-2-1910 VA.

1920 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

1934 Marriage #1: Margaret Lucille Epperly m. Orion Gilbert Potter 9-1-1934 Norfolk, VA. He 24 yo sngle w/m, b. Pittsfield, Mass, s/o Roy Potter & Lillian Clark Potter. She 24 yo single w/f, d/o Lonnie Epperly & Mattie Craig Epperly.

Orion Gilbert Potter, 1910-1999, is buried with his 2nd wife in the Granite Hill Cemetery, Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR.

1944 Divorce: granted to wife Margaret L. Potter from Orion Gilbert Potter. 1 minor child affected.

1975 Death: 4-16-1975 at 119 Marcy St, Apt 3, Norfolk, VA.

Margaret Lucille Epperly Potter, 64 yo divorced w/f, b. July 2, 1910 VA. Father: Sonnie Elbert Epperly. Mother: Mattie Clarke Craig. Informant: Gordon O. Potter, son. COD: coronary insufficiency. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

1975 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

Margaret <i>Epperly</i> Potter

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by SWF)

............5. Epperly, William Elbert

Parents: Sonnie Elbert & Mattie Clark (Craig) Epperly.

1917 Birth: abt 1917 VA.

1920 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

.........4. Epperly, Ona Margaret A.

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 2nd wife Mary Elizabeth (Boone) Epperly.

1887 Birth: 11-11-1887 Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington.

1889 Residence: Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington with parents.

1900, 1910 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

Marriage #1: Joseph Thomas Branch, 1872-1935, s/o Frank W. & Sarah Elizabeth (Wilkerson) Branch.

1922 Death: 10-9-1922 Norfolk Protestant Hospital, Norfolk, VA but of 408 Redgate Ave.

Ona Epperly Branch, 34y 10m 28d, married w/f, b. Nov 11, 1887 Olympia, Wash. Spouse: Joseph T. Branch. Father: Samuel A. Epperly, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Mary E. Boone, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: Joseph T. Branch of 408 Redgate Ave. COD: acute parenchymotous nephritis with uremia; puerperal toxemia; phlebotomy & trouble delivery. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery.

1922 Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk City, VA.

Ona M <i>Epperly</i> Branch

(src: Find A Grave; photos added by SWF)

Joseph T Branch

Joseph T Branch

.........4. Epperly, George Hunter

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 2nd wife Mary Elizabeth (Boone) Epperly.

1897 Birth: 7-7-1897 Norfolk Co., VA.

1900, 1910 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

1920 Residence: Princess Anne District with parents.

1930:

Marriage #1: Bertha Croxton, d/o

1940 Residence: Norfolk City, VA, District 114-134, 203 S. Oliver, H204:

...... Epperly, George H. 42 yo w/m woodwork draftsman, b. VA, completed G7, resided in same place 1935, owns, HOH.

............ Bertha C. 39 yo wife, b. VA, completed H4, resided in same place 1935, department store cashier.

............ Betty A. 9 yo dau, b. VA, completed G3, resided in same place 1935, school.

1952 Death: 9-14-1952 DePaul Hospital, Norfolk Co., VA but of 211 East 40th St, Norfolk, VA.

George Hunter Epperly, 55y 2m 7d, married w/m quarterman – supply depot – air station, b. July 7, 1897 Norfolk, VA. Spouse: Bertha Croxton Epperly. Father: Samuel A. Epperly. Mother: Mary Elizabeth Boone. Informant: Mrs. Bertha C. Epperly of Norfolk, VA. DOD: acute myocardial infaction. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

1952 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

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(src: Find A Grave; photos added by SWF)

............+ Epperly, Bertha Woodley

Parents: Thomas B. & Julia (Mitchell) Croxton.

1900 Birth: 4-9-1900 VA.

1940 Residence: Norfolk City, VA with husband George Hunter Epperly.

Marriage #2: She’ll m. 2nd Hugh E. Goodwin.

1984 Death: 7-6-1984.

1984 Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.

............5. Epperly, Betty Ann

Parents: George Hunter & Bertha (Croxton) Epperly.

1931 Birth: 5-6-1930 Norfolk, VA. (src: delayed birth record)

1940 Residence: Norfolk City, VA with parents.

1956 Marriage #1: Betty Ann Epperly m. David Cheney DeWeese 9-22-1956 Norfolk, VA. He 25 yo single w/m salesman, b. & living in Lima, OH, s/o Theodore Cheney DeWeese & Clara Elizabeth Geiger. She 26 yo single w/f, b. & living in Norfolk, VA, d/o George Hunter Epperly & Bertha Woodley Croxton.

2010 Death: 8-5-2010 Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN.

Bette A. Deweese, 80 yo married w/f, b. May 6, 19030 Norfolk, VA. Spouse: David C. Deweese. Father: George Epperly. Mother: Bertha Epperly. COD: community acquired pneumonia; muscular dystrophy. Cremation: Northern Indiana Crematory, Fort Wayne, UN.

2010 Cremation:

.........4. Epperly, Ella Louise

Parents: Samuel Andrew Jackson & 2nd wife Mary Elizabeth (Boone) Epperly.

1902 Birth: 12-30-1902 Norfolk Co., VA. (src: delayed birth record)

1910 Residence: Norfolk Co., VA with parents.

1920 Residence: Princess Anne District with parents.

1930 Residence: Lynchburg City, District 19, 1422 19th St, H38:

...... Epperly, Ella L. 27 yo single w/f boarder, b. VA, parents b. VA, shoe factory fancy stitcher.

1931 Marriage #1: Ela Louise Epperly m. Delbert G. Moore 4-23-1931 Rockingham Co., NC.

Delbert Gradon Moore, 1907-1938, s/o Jessie & Minnie (Trent) Moore.

Marriage #2: Eddie Morton Almond.

1982 Death: 1-5-1982 Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, VA.

1982 Burial: Fort Hill Memorial Park, Lynchburg, VA. (not noted as such in Find A Grave)

......3. Epperly, James T.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1854 Birth: 6-7-1854 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1862 Death: 8-22-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, at SR 693 & 615, Floyd Co., VA.

......3. Epperly, George D.

Parents: Eli Mathias & Ona (Richards) Epperly.

1854 Birth: 9-7-1856 Floyd Co., VA.

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1862 Death: 8-20-1862 Floyd Co., VA.

1862 Burial: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, at SR 693 & 615, Floyd Co., VA.

 

1. Epperly, Daniel I

Parents: Jacob & Catherine (Sowers) Epperly.

1808 Birth: 11-4-1808 Floyd Co., VA.

I1828 Marriage #1: Daniel Epperley m. Elizabeth Lawrence 10-28-1828 Montgomery Co., VA bond. He s/o Jacob Epperly per bond. She d/o Jacob Lawrence per bond.

1840 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, pg171:

...... Epperly, Daniel

............ 1 male & 1 female 20 thru 29 yo.

............ 1 female 10 thru 14 yo.

............ 2 males 5 thru 9 yo.

............ 1 male & 1 female under 5 yo.

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, H50:

...... Epperly, Daniel 41 yo w/m farmer, b. Floyd, $0, HOH.

............ Elizabeth 41 yo w/f, b. Montgomery, can not read or write.

............ Nancy 21 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write. (she is noted here as an Epperly & also with her husband as a Poff…hmmm)

............ William 19 yo w/m, b. Floyd, can not read or write, laborer.

............ Floyd 17 yo w/m, b. Floyd, laborer.

............ Sarah M. 11 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

............ Elizabeth 9 yo w/f, b. Floyd, school.

............ Polly 7 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

............ Elsabett 4 yo w/f, b. Floyd.

1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Huffsville PO, H180:

...... Epperly, Daniel 51 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $0/65, HOH.

............ Elizabeth 51 yo w/f, b. VA, can not read or write.

............ Sarah A. 21 yo w/f, b. VA.

............ Mary 15 yo w/f, b. VA.

............ Elsabeth13 yo w/f, b. VA, school.

............ Thomas 2 yo w/m, b. VA.

1868 Marriage #2: Daniel Epperly m. Susan E. Akers 11-30-1868 Floyd Co., VA. He 60 yo widowed farmer, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, s/o Jacob & C. Epperly. She single 45 yo, b. unknown & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o Patrick & E. Loven. (Patrick H. & Elizabeth)

Susan may have 1st married an Akers but I have yet to find a record of this marriage. To make this more confusing, she is noted as an Akers but single when she m. Daniel Epperly. I believe she is a d/o Patrick Henry & Elizabeth Ann (unknown) Loving/Loven. Since I haven’t found a marriage record for Patrick & Elizabeth, maybe Elizabeth was an Akers & Susan was her dau.

1870 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Locust Grove Twp, H283:

...... Epperly, Daniel 61 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $0/100, HOH.

............ Susan 47 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house.

............ James K. Polk, 13 yo w/m, b. VA, at home, can not read or write. (he was noted as an Akers in 1860 – see loving/lovin)

............ Mary 9 yo w/f, b. VA, at home.

............ Julia 6 yo w/f, b. VA, at home.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Locust Grove District, H310:

...... Epperly, Daniel 70 yo w/m cooper, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

............ Susan E. 56 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, can not write, keeping house.

............ Eddie W. 2 yo grand son, b. VA.

…+ Epperly, Elizabeth I

Parents: John & Nancy (Peden) Lawrence. (src: family records).

1809 Birth: abt 1809 Montgomery Co., VA.

1850, 1860 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with husband Daniel Epperly.

1864 Death: 9-5-1864 Floyd Co., VA.

Elizabeth Epperly, 74 yo COD: general infumistism(?). Age: 74 yo. Parents: unknown. POB: Prince Edward (src: death record).

1864 Burial:

...2. Epperly, Nancy

Parents: Daniel & 1st wife Elizabeth (Lawrence) Epperly.

1829 Birth: abt 1829 Floyd Co., VA.

I1848 Marriage #1: Nancy Epperly m. Lewis W. Poff 10-19-1848 Floyd Co., VA  by Thomas G. Shelor. He s/o Ruthy Poff per permission note. She a d/o Daniel Epperly per Ruthy Poff's permission note & bond.

Lewis W. Poff, 1828-1862, s/o John & Ruth (Wilson) Poff. [poff2]

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

And

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, H37:

…… Poff, Lewis 21 yo w/m farmer, b. Floyd, HOH.

………… Nancy 21 yo w/f, b. Floyd, can not read or write.

………… W. Taylor 1 yo w/m, b. Floyd.

1905 Death: 2-2-1905 Floyd Co., VA. (src: Find A Grave)

1905 Burial: Vest Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA. (no photo)

...2. Epperly, William I

Parents: Daniel & 1st wife Elizabeth (Lawrence) Epperly.

1831 Birth: 1-31-1831 Floyd Co., VA.

1850 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

I1853 Marriage #1: William Epperly m. Mary Ann Wimmer 10-06-1853 Montgomery Co., VA.

1860 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg PO, H154:

…… Epperly, William 29 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $800/200, HOH.

………… Mary A. 24 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… John 5 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Burwell 3 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Hosea 1 yo w/m, b. VA.

…… Brandon, Thomas 21 yo w/m laborer, b. VA, can not read or write. [no file]

1870 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg PO, H232:

…… Epperly, William 39 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $880/400, HOH.

………… Mary A. 34 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house.

………… John 15 yo w/m, b. VA, school.

………… Elly 5 yo w/f, b. VA.

………… Henry 3 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… Charles 2 yo w/m, b. VA.

………… William 5/12 w/m, b. Jan VA.

1880 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District, H130:

…… Epperly, William 49 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

………… Mary A. 44 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, keeping house.

………… Ella 15 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Henry 13 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Charles 11 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… James 9 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Angeline 6 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Elizabeth 5 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Noah 2 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1900 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District 69, H176:

…… Epperley, William 69 yo w/m landlord, b. Jan 1831 VA, parents b. VA, m. 47y, owns home, HOH.

………… Mary A. 63 yo wife, b. Oct 1936 VA, parents b. VA, m. 47y, 10 ch with 8 living.

………… Noah 22 yo single son, b. Feb 1878 VA, parents b. VA, farm laborer.

…… Rose, Hannah L. 8 yo adopted dau, b. July 1891 VA, parents b. VA, school.

1910 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA Christiansburg District, H27:

…… Epperly, William 79 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, M1 56y, HOH.

………… Mary 76 yo wife, b. VA, M1 56y, 10 ch with 8 living.

…… Rose, Ina(?) 18 yo single w/f, b. VA, parents b. VA, servant. (indexed as Ina but I’m not sure the 1st letter is an “I”)

1920 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA Christiansburg District 114, H119:

…… Epperly, William 88 yo w/m without occupation, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns, HOH.

………… Mary A. 84 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1922 Death: 10-26-1922 Christiansburg District, Montgomery Co., VA.

William Epperly, 91y 9m 13d, married w/m farmer, b. Jan 13, 1831 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: Mary Epperly. Father: Daniel Epperly. Mother: no known. Informant: J. J. Epperly of Christiansburg, VA. COD: principally old age and from history had severe bronchial trouble. No Dr. saw him. Burial: Huffville, VA.

1922 Burial: Huffville Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA.

William Epperly

(src: Find A Grave; photo added by JohnF)

……+ Epperly, Mary Ann I

Parents: Hosea & Christina (Poff) Wimmer. [wimmer_mcva]

1837 Birth: 10-19-1837 Floyd Co., VA.

1860, 1870, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA with husband William Epperly.

1922 Death: 3-8-1925 Christiansburg District, Montgomery Co., VA.

Mary Ann Epperly, 88y 4m 19d, widowed w/f, b. Oct 19, 1836 Floyd Co., VA. Spouse: William Epperly. Father: Hosie Wimmer, b. Floyd Co., VA. Mother: Christina Wimmer, b. Floyd Co., VA. Informant: W. H. Wickham of Christiansburg, VA. COD: senility; cerebral hemorrhage. Burial: Huffville, VA.

1922 Burial: Huffville Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA.

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......3. Epperly, John I

Parents: William & Mary Ann (Wimmer) Epperly. I

1854 Birth: 8-28-1854 Floyd Co., VA.

1860, 1870 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA with parents.

I1876 Marriage #1: John Epperly m. Elizabeth E. Akers 04-06-1876 at George Akers, Floyd Co., VA by N.B. Wickham. He 21 yo single w/m farmer, b. & living in Montgomery Co., VA, s/o William & Mary Ann Epperly. He 18 yo single w/f, b. & living in Floyd Co., VA, d/o George & Nancy Akers.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA, Locust Grove District, H272:

…… Epperly, John 25 yo w/m cabinet maker, b. VA, parents b. VA, HOH.

………… Elizabeth 22 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Lamar 3 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Clarence 2 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Hattie I. 20 day old dau, b. May VA, parents b. VA.

…… Epperly, William T. 22 yo single w/m cousin, b. VA, parents b. VA, wool carder. (possibly William Thomas Epperly, b. 5-15-1859, d. 10-15-1929 with Bettie Hogan Epperly, b. 11-17-1865, d. 12-16-1958. Both buried in the Huffville Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA)

1900 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District 69, H55:

…… Epperly, John 45 yo w/m farmer, b. Aug 1855 VA, parents b. VA, m. 25y, owns farm, HOH.

………… Elizabeth E. 42 yo wife, b. Jan 1858 VA, parent b. VA, m. 25y, 9 ch with 9 living.

………… Hattie I. 20 yo single dau, b. Feb 1880 VA, parents b. VA, servant.

………… Annie E. 18 yo dau, b. April 1885 VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Maury 16 yo son, b. June 1883 VA, parents b. VA, farm laborer.

………… Roscoe 15 yo son, b. Apl 1885 VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Wm P. 13 yo son b. Dec 1886 VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Mary M. 10 yo dau, b. Sep 1889 VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Nancy E. 10 yo dau, b. Sep 1889 VA, parents b. VA, school.

…… Akers, Nancy 68 yo widowed mother-in-law, b. Nov 1831 VA, parents b. VA.

1903 Marriage #2: John Epperly m. Grace E. Rogers 9-17-1903 Giles Co., VA. He 49 yo widowed w/f, b. Montgomery Co., VA, s/o Wm & M. Epperly. She 24 yo single w/f, b Giles Co., VA, d/o Geo W. Rogers.

Grace E. Rogers, b. 8-3-1879 Giles Co., VA, d. 4-3-1932, d/o George Washington & Addie (Worley) Rogers.

1910 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District 99, H292:

...... Epperly, John 55 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, M2 7y, ownd farm, HOH.

………… Grace E. 31 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA, M1 7y, 4 ch with 4 living.

………… Rosco L. 24 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, home farm laborer.

………… William P. 22 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, lumber mill sawyer.

………… Edith L. 5 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Ellis C. 4 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Herman 2 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Morris 3/12 son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1920 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District 114, H65:

...... Epperly, John 64 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns, HOH.

………… Grace E. 40 yo wife, b. VA, parents b. VA.

………… Ellis C. 13 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Edith L. 15 yo dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Cecil H. 11 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… James M. 9 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… G. W. 7 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Sidney E. 5 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1929 Death of John Epperly: 10-22-1929 Christiansburg District, Montgomery Co., VA.

John Epperly, abt 75 yo, b. date not known Montgomery Co., VA. Spouse: Grace Epperly. Father: William Epperly, b. Montgomery Co., VA. Mother: Mary Wimmer, b. Montgomery Co., VA. Informant: A. P. Epperly of Rogers, VA. COD: cardio vascular renal disease. Burial: Christiansburg, VA.

1929 Burial of John Epperly: Sunset Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.

John Palmer Epperly

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1930 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA, Christiansburg District 14, Harless, H88:

...... Epperly, Grace 50 yo widowed w/f farm manager, b. VA, parents b. VA, owns, HOH.

………… Herman 21 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, no occupation.

………… Maurice 20 yo single son, b. VA, parents b. VA, farm laborer.

………… George W. 18 son, b. VA, parents b. VA, farm laborer.

………… Earl 12 yo son, b. VA, parents b. VA, school.

………… Edith 25 yo single dau, b. VA, parents b. VA, no occupation.

...... Alley, Emma 25 yo single w/f boarder, b. VA, parents b. VA, public school teacher.

1932 Death of Grace Rogers Epperly: 4-3-1932

1932 Burial of Grace Rogers Epperly: Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VA.

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.........+ Epperly, Elizabeth Ellen I

Parents: George A. & 2nd wife Nancy (Shank) Akers. [akers_blackburn_elizabeth]

1858 Birth: 1-28-1858 Floyd Co., VA.

1880 Residence: Floyd Co., VA with parents.

1900 Residence: Montgomery Co., VA with husband John Epperly.

1901 Death: 2-16-1901

1901 Burial: Huffville Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., VA. (her sister Malinda is next to her)