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1) Silas Edgar Maness:
   born 02 Aug 1884 Lee Co, VA; photo including Silas;
   died 06 Dec 1965 Sullivan Co, TN; 
   buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN**tombstone photo;
    unknown branch;  
   WWI draft registration card;
   signature:

  

   married Nettie V M Doss on 19 Jul 1906  Lee Co, VA 
                (born 16 Jan 1890 VA; 
                died 4 Oct 1972 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN**- unmarked; 
                daughter of Oscar Stewart Doss* (Nov 1866 likely Fentress Co, TN-1952 St Charles, Lee, VA) and
                Valarie Jane Hughes (May 1866 VA-22 Apr 1947 St Charles, Lee, VA); photo of Oscar and Valarie);
                Oscar and Valarie buried Barnette-Hughes Cemetery, Pocket, Lee, VA; tombstone photo
);

             * Oscar Doss is a brother of Joseph Doss, found here.

    children:
       1) Carrie E Maness - c. 1908 VA; photo including Carrie;  
              died May 1945; 
              buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN**tombstone photo;
              children:
                  1) Fred Ellis Maness - born 16 Apr 1929 TN; photo including Fred
                         03 May 1992 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                         buried Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                         tombstone photo;
                          U.S. Army - Korea;  
                         married Ruth C ____ (living?)
                         children:  
                            1) Steve Kim Maness - living?; married?; 
                                  children: 
                                      1) Travis Alan Maness - living?; married?; children? 
              married ____ Massiclia (born (___); died (___)); children? 

       2) Clyde W Maness - born 08 Jan 1913 St Charles, Lee, VA; 
                 died 24 Jul 1983 Mountain Home, Washington, TN; obituary;
                 buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN**tombstone photo;
                  U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record
                 married unknown; divorced;
                 children?

              ** Note that in the same section and plot (section 6, plot 189) are Silas, Carrie, Clyde and Nettie. 
                        Although likely a child of Silas and Nettie, we cannot place the infant Maness 
                        buried in Section 6, plot 190, space 1 at this time.

2) George Clement "Clemmie" Maness:
   born 25 Jan 1886 Lee Co, VA; photos of Clemmie;
   died 17 Nov 1908 "in coal mines" near Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; death notice;
   buried Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA; tombstone photo;
   married Maggie M Crusenberry* c. 1906 Lee Co, VA
              (
born 19 Oct 1887 Sulpher Springs, Lee, VA;
              died 16 Oct 1954 likely Lee Co, VA;
              buried Pennington Cemetery, Stone Creek, Lee, VA; tombstone photo
              on 06 May 1911 Lee Co, VA, Maggie married (2) Elihue Kirk (22 Nov 1885 Lee Co, VA-
              08 or 15 Apr 1975 Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; buried Lee Memorial Gardens, Woodway, Lee, VA; tombstone photo;
              son of Richard E Kirk (02 Jan 1850 Lee Co, VA-08 Dec 1950; news article regarding Richard) and
              Rebecca Hughes (11 Apr 1856 Lee Co, VA-12 Feb 1924 Lee Co, VA); photos of Richard and Rebecca);
              Richard and Rebecca buried Kirk Cemetery, Pine Grove Ely's Creek, Lee, VA; tombstone photos
)

    *  Maggie Crusenberry is a sister of Mary Jane Crusenberry, found here under (3) William Leslie Carter and
         Lucinda Florence Crusenberry, found here under (1) Emmett Lee Maness (which is where the parents information can also be found).

   children:
        1) Ruba E Maness - born 20 Jan 1907 Lee Co, VA;
               died 15 Oct 1908 Lee Co, VA;
               buried Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA; tombstone photo   

3) Rosa Myrtle Maness:
   born 26 Feb 1892 St Charles, Lee, VA;  photo including Rosa;
   died 13 May 1924 St Charles, Lee, VA;
   buried Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA; tombstone photo;
   married Roy Carson McElroy Bishop on 15 Dec 1909 Lee Co, VA; 
            (born 20 May 1880 Lee Co, VA; photo of Roy's ambulance (he owned a funeral home)
            died 03 Jul 1970 likely Lee Co, VA - no obituary found in Noblesville, IN (SSDI);
            buried Cecil-Frye Cemetery, Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; tombstone photo
            WWI draft registration card;
            signature:

            ;

             son of William George Bishop (02 Feb 1845 TN or VA-16 Jul 1918 Pennington Gap, Lee, VA) and
            Elizabeth Smith "Lizzie" McElroy (27 Mar 1845 Lee Co, VA-15 Jun 1934 Pennington Gap, Lee, VA);
            William and Elizabeth married 16 Jun 1871 Lee Co, VA; William and Elizabeth buried
            Cecil-Fry Cemetery, Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; William's tombstone
)
   children:
       1) Violet A Bishop - living?; photo including Violet
                  married Macel Alan Wolfe on 27 Apr 1929 Claiborne Co, TN
                                (born 03 Oct 1912 Lee Co, VA; 
                                died 31 Oct 1999 Noblesville, Hamilton, IN; obituary;
                                buried Oaklawn Memorial Gardens , Fishers, Hamilton, IN; tombstone photo)
                                son of Buford Benton "B B"  Wolfe (19 Nov 1880 Washington Co, TN-11 Jan 1953 Lee Co, VA; buried 
                                Cecil-Fry Cemetery, Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; tombstone photo)
and
                                Lillie Mae Burgan (12 Apr 1890 Lee Co, VA-26 Apr 1916 Lee Co, VA; buried Burgan Cemetery, Lee Co., VA);
                                Buford married (2) on 27 Apr 1918 Lee Co, VA Blanche L Chandler
                                (1894-23 Feb 1963 Lee Co, VA; buried Cecil-Fry Cemetery, Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; tombstone photo)
);
              children:
                  1) Betty Lou Wolfe - living?; married ____ Smith (living?); children?
                  2) Roy Bennett "Ben" Wolfe - living?; photo including Roy; married?; children?
                  3) Anna Mae Wolfe - living?; married Allen O Wallace (living?); children?

4) John Dillard Maness:
   born 15 Aug 1894 Dryden, Lee, VA; photos;
   died 15 Nov 1968 Mountain Home, Washington, TN; funeral records;
   buried Lee Memorial Gardens, Woodway, Lee, VA; tombstone photo;
    unknown branch - WWI; WWI and WWII draft registration cards;
   signature:

  

   married Pearl A Asbury (born 08 Jul 1895 Lee Co, VA; 
                     died 21 Aug 1979 Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; obituary;
                     buried Lee Memorial Gardens, Woodway, Lee, VA; tombstone photo);
   children:
       1) Gladys J Maness - living?; 
                Gladys married (1) Carl E Lay in likely Lee Co, VA (living?)
                children: 
                    1) Helen Jean Lay - living?;
                             married Thomas Edward "Tom" Dexter
                                         (born 15 Dec 1932 Hunstville, Scott, TN;
                                         died 04 Oct 1996 West Chester, Butler, OH;  
                                         son of Earl Dexter (born c. 1910 TN) and
                                         Elzada Perkins (06 Feb 1912 Huntsville, Scott, TN-28 Feb 1999 Huntsville, Scott, TN))
                             children: 
                                 1) Thomas "Tommy" Edward Jr Dexter - living?;
                                             U.S. Air Force;
                                            married Kelley J Hall on 05 Oct 1985 Butler Co, OH (living?)
                                            children?
                                 2) Pamela Darlene Dexter
                                            born 09 Jan 1959 Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH;
                                            died 16 Dec  2006 West Chester, Butler, OH; 
                                            buried Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH; tombstone photo;
                                            married Mike Chamberlin (living?)
                                            children:
                                                 1) Bryan Chamberlin - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Ally Chamberlin - living?; married?; children?
                    2) Carlena "Carlene" Lay - living?; photo of Carlena;
                             married Randall Barker (living?)
                             children:
                                   1) Roger Barker - living?; married?; children?
                    3) Douglas MacArthur Lay - born 01 Apr 1942 likely Lee Co, VA;
                             died 08 Feb 2007 Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH; obituary;
                             Douglas married (1) Frankie J _____ (living?)
                             divorced 25 Aug 1981 Hamilton Co, OH;
                             children:
                                  1) Tranara Lay - living?; married David Bell (living?)
                                            children:
                                                 1) Madeline Bell - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Maxwell Bell - living?; married?; children?
                                  2) Steven Lay - living?; married Sheri McCray (living?)
                                            children:
                                                 1) Karissa Lay - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Brooke Lay - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 3) Allison Lay - living?; married?; children?
                             Douglas married (2) Linda Joy "Lyn" Klosterman on 30 Sep 1994 Hamilton Co, OH
                                          (living?; Linda married (1) ____ Schaich);  
                             children?                     
                Gladys married (2) David Chambers (born 21 Nov 1921;
                           died 12 Jan 2004 Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH; obituary;
                           buried Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH; tombstone photo;
                            U.S.Army)
                children? 

       2) Ruth Ellen Maness - born 18 Sep 1918 St Charles, Lee, VA; photos of Ruth;
                died 22 Oct 1960 Montgomery, Montgomery, AL; death record;
                married James Abner Spencer
                         (born 28 Oct 1905 Guinea Mills, Buckingham, VA;
                         died 01 Dec 1974 Montgomery, Montgomery, AL; death record;
                         son of William Abner Spencer and Gelia Shepherd;
                         James married (2) Jean Ballard);
                children:
                    1) Jimmie Lee Spencer - born 26 Mar 1943;
                               died 25 Feb 1993 Prattville, Autauga, AL - no obituary found through Autauga-Prattville Public Library;
                               married?; children?
                    2) unknown female Spencer - living?; married?; children?

       3) Earl Edward Maness - born 14 Nov 1922 St Charles, Lee, VA; photos including Earl;
                died 15 Dec 1975 Wilmington, New Hanover, NC; death certificateobituary;  
                cause of death: acute myocardial infarction, myocarditis; 
                buried Wilmington National Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover, NC; tombstone photo
                 U.S. Marine Corps - WWII, Korea, Vietnam;
                Earl married (1) Gerry ____ (living?)
                children:  
                    1) Larry Dale Maness - living?; married?; children? 
                    2) Roy Dan Maness - born 11 Feb 1956; 
                             died 03 Apr 1981 Pennington Gap, Lee, VA; news article regarding Roy's death;
                             cause of death: homicide/multiple gunshot wounds; 
                              unknown branch - Vietnam; 
                             buried Lee Memorial Gardens, Woodway, Lee, VA; tombstone photo
                             married Diane Wolivar (living?)
                             children: 
                                 1) Roy Dan Jr Maness - living?; married?; children? 
                                 2) Stephen Maness - living?; married?; children?  
                    3) John David Maness - living?; married?; children? 
                Earl married (2) Bobbie J Cravey (living?)
                children:
                    4) Kim Darwin Maness - living?; 
                            married unknown; 
                            children: 
                                1) Branden Shane Maness - living?; married?; children? 
                                2) Jeremy Paul Maness - living?; married?; children?   
                                3) Candace Nicole Maness - living?; married?; children? 

       4) Ray Maness - born 22 Sep 1925; 
                died 23 Apr 1926; cause of death: spinal meningitis; 
                buried Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA; tombstone photo

       5) Jean Maness - living?; 
                photos including Jean; 1934-1935 and 1941 school items;  
                Jean married (1) ____ Hatfield (living?); children?
                Jean married (2) ____ White (living?); children?

       6) Carl H Maness - born 15 Sep 1929 Lee Co, VA; 
                died 23 Jun 1980 Mountain Home, Washington, TN; obituary;
                buried Lee Memorial Gardens, Woodway, Lee, VA; tombstone photo
                 U.S. Army; 
                married Rosemary Dominck (living?);