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101 According to county records, Eli and Mary were married by Alfred Beckley. According to Eli's Civil War Pension application, they had been married by Rev. Matthew Ellison. Family: Eli Fipps / Mary Ann Daniel (F7746)
102 According to Gove W. Cozart, Gove D. Cannaday was shot and killed by J. W. "Bill" Saunders. Cannaday, Governor Watts "Gove" (I25865)
103 According to his War of 1812 Pension Application, Joseph and Nancy Walkup were married on 8 March 1808. Family: Joseph Walkup, Sr. / Nancy A. Price (F8673)
104 According to newspaper accounts, James William McClung, Jr. committed suicide at the grave of his father, James William McClung, Sr., in Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg, WV. McClung, James William Jr. (I30913)
105 According to Sandra (Acord) Whiting, Jack Cozart was shot by his brother, Arthur "Ott" Cozart. Cozart, Andrew Jackson "Jack" (I25671)
106 According to the Cavendish Papers, Andrew S. Cavendish was murdered by Home Guards. Cavendish, Andrew S. (I28175)
107 According to the Civil War Pension Application filed by his father, James W. Blagg (Application #338870, Certificate #243254), Abraham Blagg died of wounds received at the Battle of Opequon near Winchester, VA on 19 Sep 1864. He died 2 or 3 days later. Blagg, Abraham (I18933)
108 Adopted by Danny and Bette June Mapes. Mapes, Brenda Jean King (I24881)
109 Adopted by Danny and Bette June Mapes. Mapes, William Earl King (I24886)
110 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Sasha LaShea (I39774)
111 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Dwight Neil (I39755)
112 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Charles Gregory (I39756)
113 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Gwendolyn Dawn (I39757)
114 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, John Lewis (I39758)
115 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Lisa Ann (I39759)
116 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Counts, Donna Lea (I39760)
117 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Blagg, Megan Rene (I12011)
118 Adopted by grandparents.
Hawkins, David (I18498)
119 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Efaw, Myrna Lynn (I12555)
120 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Jacobs, Vicky Lynn (I7634)
121 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Forest, Robert David (I12433)
122 Adopted child of James and Ida Walkup. Possibly the child of Mabel A. Walkup (daughter of James and Ida Walkup).
Walkup, Annie M. (I20250)
123 Adopted daughter of Bernard W. and Eva R. McClung. McClung, Anna Helen (Yates) (I29803)
124 Adopted daughter of Bernard W. and Eva R. McClung. McClung, Ava L. (Yates) (I32321)
125 Adopted James Phipps, wife's nephew.
Lewis, William G. (I21961)
126 AIS Mortality Index 1870 Nicholas Co., WV, Source Medium: Book
Source (S6)
127 Akron Beacon Journal, 7 February 2002

Francis J. Laston, 76, of Canton, died Monday, Feb. 4, at Aultman Hospital, after a long illness. He was born in Akron, and had lived in the Canton area 52 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of East Central Ohio Pilot's Association, St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, and had worked on the editorial staff of the Canton Repository for most of his career. Preceded in death by father, Richard Laston; mother, Ruby Musselwhite; first wife, Geraldine... 
Laston, Francis J. "Frank" (I36187)
128 Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, 30 December 1999

Roger Dale Muncy, 74, died Dec. 29, 1999, at the Hospice Care Center. Born in Akron, he was a life resident of the area, served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, and was retired from Ohio Edison. Private family service will take place TODAY with interment at East Liberty Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Care Center in his name. 
Muncy, Roger Dale (I33457)
129 Albert W. Shawver is found living in the household of his uncle, James A. Crane, Jr., in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO in 1910. Shawver, Albert Whitley (I12849)
130 Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM, Online Edition, 16 July 2003

GREER -- Alta A. Greer, longtime Albuquerque resident, passed away July 10, 2003 Alta was born in Rainelle, West Virginia January 27, 1924 to Charles P. and Jessie (McCutcheon) Martin. She retired from AT&T as a telephone operator/supervisor. She is survived by Toby A. Greer, her husband of 26 years. Also surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Lynn Buzzard of Butte, Montana; stepson, Rob Greer of San Antonio, Texas; stepdaughter, Janice Boschee of Washington state; grandchildren, Harlen, Wendy and Joey Buzzard of Texas and Jeremy Buzzard of Butte, Montana; brother, Harry Martin and wife, Alice of Tucson, Arizona; and many nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to an open house to be held at the home of Toby Greer 821 Muriel, NE on Saturday, July 19, 2003 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Interment will be at the End of the Trail Cemetery near Rainelle, West Virginia. 
Martin, Alta A. (I35999)
131 Alderman, John Perry, Carroll/Grayson Marriages (1987, Alderman Books), Source Medium: Book
Source (S46)
132 Allen, Emily, Deaths in Court Records of Montgomery Co., VA 1853-1871 (1977), Source Medium: Book
Source (S60)
133 Amarillo Daily News/Amarillo Globe Times, Amarillo, TX, Online Edition, 18 Jan 2007

Lena Jennie Phipps Estess

PUEBLO, Colo. - Lena Jennie Phipps Estess, 102, formerly of Amarillo, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007.

Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors Bell Avenue Chapel, 5400 S. Bell St., in Amarillo.

Mrs. Estess was born Sept. 9, 1904, in Hereford, Texas, to William F and Laura Phipps. She married Morris Lee Estess Sr. in 1925.

Survivors include a son, Morris L. Estess Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Joyce E. Greer of Austin, Texas, and Janet Clementi of Pueblo; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to the American Heart Association, 6605 W. Interstate 40, Suite A-6, Amarillo, TX 79106. 
Phipps, Lena Virginia "Jennie" (I33540)
134 Amarillo Globe-News, Online Edition, 26 June 2001

Betty Blair Johnson, 67, of Amarillo, died Sunday, June 24, 2001.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia St., with the Rev. Robert Field officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Amarillo. She was a 1952 graduate of Amarillo High School.

She married James Johnson on Jan. 28, 1953, in Amarillo.

Mrs. Johnson was retired from Bob Blair Transport Inc., having worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She was a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi, and held all offices in the chapter. She was the corresponding secretary for City Council of B.S.P.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Kim Livingston of San Marcos and Gemma Mitchell of Amarillo; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Juvenile Diabetes Association, 2201 Civic Circle, Suite No. 514, Amarillo, TX 79109; and American Cancer Society, 3915 S. Bell St., Amarillo, TX 79109. 
Blair, Betty Ruth (I33548)
135 Amarillo Globe-News, Online Edition, Amarillo, TX, 22 February 2004

LUBBOCK - Raymond William Estess, 70, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Trinity Church Chapel. Arrangements are by Agape Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Estess owned and operated the Coronado Inn in Amarillo for several years.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Yarnell of Lubbock; and a granddaughter, Taylor Yarnell of Lubbock. 
Estess, Raymond William (I33552)
136 American Battle Monuments Commission, WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings (Online Database), Source Medium: Electronic
Source (S1078)
137 American Indian according to 1870 Wyoming Co., WV Census.
Hoppers, Evaline Jane (I16263)
138 Amigone Funeral Home, Inc.

Frank L. Akers

April 1, 1926 - May 23, 2012
Born in Fayetville, WV
Resided in (T) Tonawanda, NY

May 23, 2012 survived by his longtime caregiver and companion Adeline Wawrzyniec and the Wawrzyniec family. Frank retired in 1986 from General Motors and was a Navy Veteran. Services will be held privately. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. (716) 836-6500. Share condolences at 
Akers, Frank Lee (I48125)
139 Ancestry World Tree (Online Database), Source Medium: Electronic
Source (S14)
140 Anderson Independent, Anderson, SC, Online Edition, 10 January 2000

Violet Sue Patterson Guyton, 54, of Route 3, Farrah Road, died Jan. 8, 2000, at her home.

Survivors: husband, Brooks Guyton; sons, Ricky Bittinger of Leesville and David Wayne Bittinger of Trinity, Ala.; daughters, Sandra McCary of Chappells and Valerie Jones of Saluda; brothers, Sandy, Willard, Jessie, Carey, Marion, Orval, and Charles Patterson; sisters, Maretta Bryant, and Nora Frances Hughes; and grandchildren. Predeceased: parents, Frederick and Meda Hinson Patterson.

Service: 2:30 p.m. today at Ramey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Faith Temple Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

Memorials: HospiceCare of the Piedmont, Greenwood, SC 29646. 
Patterson, Violet Sue (I36553)
141 Andrew Gahr, the legitimate son of master Johann Gahr, linenweaver and member of the committee of twelve at Frankenhofen, and Eva the legitimate single daughter of Georg Seidelmann, linenweaver and farmer at Illenschwang. Family: Andreas Gaar, Sr. / Eva Seidelmann (F775)
142 Anna Elisabeth apparently died after giving birth or during the birth of daughter Anna Elisabeth in 1748 because records show a son being born to John and Agnesa Waggoner in 1751. Fleisher, Agnesa (I14281)
143 Another source lists name as Nancy Roads.
Rowles, Nancy (I3249)
144 Appears as Lemuel Wyatt in the 1850 Braxton Co., VA census, age 1, son of Almira Wyatt (age 38). His marriage record lists his parents' names as James and Almira Squires.

Appears as Lemuel Wyatt in the 1860 Braxton Co., VA census, age 10, living with Elizabeth Squires, widow of Elijah H. Squires, Sr.
Squires, Lemuel L. (I30663)
145 Appointed school commissioner of Fayette Co. in 1845.


The following list was compiled by Judge Winton A. White and presented to the Beckley Post-Herald newspaper in 1950. The list was published in the 1850 Centennial Edition of the Beckley Post-Herald on 26 Aug. 1950. It is now available in either the "Smith-Riffe" microfilm collection at the Raleigh County Public Library in Beckley, or from the Beckley Register-Herald Archives also located in Beckley, WV.

Judge Riffe was an excellent historian, however, there are known errors in this work, so please check all information against primary sources.

1820 - 1830

FIPPS (Phipps), Fielding - A native of Monroe, he was a son-in-law of the Rev. James Ellison and settled on Sand Lick in 1829, where he was a large landholder and a leading citizen. He was a member of the Fayette County Court at the time of his death in 1849. His son, Eli, was a Confederate soldier.


History of West Virginia and the People
Chapter XXIX
Big Sandy River Region

Raleigh County--Raleigh was formed from territory formerly belonging to Fayette county, by act of assembly, January 23, 1850, and derives its name in commemoration of Sir Walter Raleigh. The act made Beckleyville the county seat; it was incorporated in 1850. The first court convened in the village school house in March, 1850. The county contains 680 square miles. Its seat of justice is now known as Beckley. The county's population in 1910 was 25,683. Among the band of pioneers who settled in what is now Raleigh county are now recalled these: Vincent Philips, Samuel Pack, Samuel Richmond, Henry Hill, Joseph Carper, Sparriel Bailey, Booker Bailey, Joshua Roles, Daniel Shumate, Sr., Cyrus Snuffer, Owen Snuffer, James Bryson, John T. Starrett, Wilson Abbott, Lemuel Jarrell, Jacob Harper, John Stover and Fielding Fipps.


1830 Logan Co., VA Census

Fielding Fipps M: 2 (0-5) 1 (20-30)
F: 1 (15-20)


1840 Fayette Co., VA Census

Fielding Fipps M: 2 (0-5) 2 (5-10) 1 (10-15) 1 (30-40) 1 (70-80)
F: 1 (0-5) 2 (5-10) 1 (20-30)
Fipps, Fielding (I21794)
146 Appraisors were John Burnside, William Law, Jr., and William Carder, Jr. His widow, Rebecca Plant, was listed as administratix. Plant, Samuel (I1097)
147 Arrived in America 25 Sep 1732 on the ship "Judith."
Gaar, Andreas Sr. (I1570)
148 Arthur W. Crane belonged to the Chicago Union Printers Home No. 16, admitted in May 1917 at age 52. He vacated in August 1917 at age 53 to go to work.

The Typographical Journal, Volume 67, p. 507
International Typographical Union, 1925

Arthur W. Crane died at the age of 59 years on September 4, 1925. He was an old and well-known member of No. 16 and enjoyed the reputation of being an all-around athlete. He was a ball player of some renown and for some time was the amateur champion middle-weight boxer. He was also physical director of the Milwaukee Athletic Club. In the early days he worked on the Chicago Time, but at the time of his death he was a member of the Tribune chapel.

Chicago Daily Tribune, 5 Sep 1925


CRANE - Arthur W. Crane, beloved husband of Bella Crane and brother of Virginia A. Hanke. Funeral Saturday, Sept. 5, at 2 o'clock from chapel, 226 W. Randolph st., to Rosehill. 
Crane, Arthur Winston (I27509)
149 Ashe Mountain Times, West Jefferson, NC, Online Edition, 16 Mar 2015

Mrs. Goldie Marie McKinney Phipps, 84, of West Jefferson, passed away Thursday night, March 12, 2015, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Coffey officiating.

Mrs. Phipps was born in Fayette County, W.Va. on Oct. 11, 1930, to the late Luke Carnel and Daisy Etta Graham McKinney. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting and watching the deer and birds. She also had a large collection of birds. Goldie was a loving mother and grandmother; she will be missed by all.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl William Phipps; two brothers, Thomas Ray McKinney and Edward McKinney; and a sister, Bessie Mae Patrick.

Mrs. Phipps is survived by four sons, Carl Phipps, Jr. and wife, Carol, of Del., Charles Lee Phipps, of Elkton, Md., Carnel Phipps, of West Jefferson and David Phipps and wife, Twilla, of Hickory; three daughters, Janie Phillips (caregiver) and husband, Rick, of West Jefferson, Daisy McCarter and husband, Roger, of Del., and Lottie Coldiron, of West Jefferson; twelve grandchildren; twenty two great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, c/o Janie Phillips, 3575 Nettle Knob Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

You may give the family your condolences at our website

Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.
McKinney, Goldie Marie (I49110)
150 Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, Friday, 12 Sep 1963, p.3, "Deaths And Funerals"

Joseph Troitino Jr.

Joseph Troitino Jr., 30, of Fairfax, Va., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Troitino Sr. of 180 Marlborough Rd died Tuesday afternoon in a Washington, D.C., hospital after a short illness. The body will be brought to Asheville for services and burial. Arrangements will be announced later. Surviving in addition to the parents are the widow, the former Miss Reid Stratton, and three daughters, all of the home; a brother, Tom Troitino of Beckley, W. Va., and a sister, Miss Bonnie Troitino of Asheville. 
Troitino, Joseph Maria Jr. (I47761)

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