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4) John Griffith "Griff" Fleenor:
   born May 1859 Washington Co, VA; 
   died 14 Jun 1943 Washington Co, VA; obituary
   buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
   John married (1) Nancy "Nannie" Cosby Dixon* on 03 Sep 1885 Washington Co, VA;
                    (born Oct 1866 VA; 
                    died 23 Jun 1936 Benhams, Washington, VA; death certificate
                    cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage, chronic nephritis, hypertension; 
                    buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo
                    daughter of Edmond Dixon* and Sarah C Pippin*)

          * note: Nancy Dixon and Eliza Dixon are sisters.  Eliza is found here under Wiley Henritz Fleenor.
                       Edmond and Sarah's complete information can be found here.

   children:
       1) Robert Houston Fleenor - born 06 Aug 1886 Craig's Mill, Washington, VA; 
                   died 01 Dec 1968 Bristol, VA; obituary & funeral notice
                   buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo
                   WWI draft registration card
                   signature:

                  

                   married Esther Withers c. 1914
                                  (born 06 Jul 1893 Washington Co, VA; 
                                  died 19 Sep 1971 Bristol, VA; obituary
                                  buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                  daughter of Edwin C Withers (19 May 1854 VA-17 Dec 1924 Washington Co, VA) and 
                                  Sallie Trimble Wilson (30 Jul 1858 Rockbridge Co, VA-24 Feb 1937 Washington Co, VA);
                                  Edwin and Sallie married 12 Dec 1883 Rockbridge Co, VA; Edwin and Sallie buried

                                  Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA- tombstone photos);

                         * Edwin and Sallie Withers also found below under (3) Garnett Fleenor. 

                   children:
                        1) Margaret Withers Fleenor - born 16 Mar 1926 Washington Co, VA; 
                                  died 16 Mar 1926 Washington Co, VA - tombstone states 1925; death record states 1926;
                                  cause of death: prolonged difficult labor;
                                  buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo
                        2) Marie Willie Fleenor - born 27 Jan 1928 Washington Co, VA; 
                                  died 26 Dec 2004 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                                  buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                  Social Security record;  
                                  married Olaf Garland "Mack" McCroskey Jr* on 12 Nov 1943 Washington Co, VA
                                           (born 28 Jul 1925 Washington Co, VA; birth record;
                                           died 21 Aug 1973 Highpoint, Guilford, NC; obituariesdeath certificate;   
                                           cause of accidental death: head injury with skull fracture due to dump truck bed falling on him;
                                           buried Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford Co, NC; tombstone photo;
                                           news articles regarding Olaf; draft registration;
                                         
 son of Olaf Garland McCroskey* (03 Oct 1900 Washington Co, VA-10 Aug 1997 Bristol, VA) and
                                           Blanche Marie Nunley (16 Feb 1903 Washington Co, VA-15 Feb 1981 possibly Bristol, VA;
                                           daughter of William C Nunley (1877-24 Aug 1968 Washington Co, VA) and Rosa Lee Smith (23 Oct 1883-15 Mar 1924);
                                           William and Rosa married 20 Feb 1902 Washington Co, VA - by W H Kestner;
                                           William and Rosa buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA

                                           Olaf and Blanche buried Mountainview Cemetery, Bristol, VA; tombstone photo;  
                                           Olaf likely married (2) Peggy Sanders or Anderson on 26 Jul 1950 Anderson, Anderson, SC;
                                           divorced 28 Feb 1952 VA; divorce record;
                                           (we strongly believe this is the correct Olaf McCroskey, even though the DOB is off by a bit);
                                           Olaf possibly married (no proof at this time) (2) Inez Anderson and had:
                                                 (1) Phyllis 
                                                 (2) Olaf Garland III (born 23 Apr 1957 Greensboro, Guilford, NC; birth record;
                                                      died 28 Nov 2002 Greensboro, Guilford, NC;
death record;
                                                      buried Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford Co, NC;
tombstone photo;
                                                     
Social Security record; WWII draft card registration;
                                                      married Wanda Lawson
(10 May 1956 Bethel, Pitt, NC-21 Jan 2003 Greensboro, Guilford, NC; obituary;
                                                      buried Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford Co, NC;
tombstone photo;
                                                      daughter of Hugh Lawson and Mary Baldwin)
)
                                                
(3) Michael
                                   marriage record for Marie and Olaf;
                                   Marie and Olaf divorced 15 Jan 1973 VA; divorce certificate;  

                        * Olaf Garland McCroskey Jr is a brother of Erma Evelyn McCroskey, found here under (3) Gene Allen Fleenor.
                        *
 Olaf McCroskey is a brother of Clyde McCroskey, found here under (3) Lucille Cunningham.

                                   children:
                                      1) Clara June McCroskey - living?; 
                                                  Clara married (1) William Robert Widener on 15 Feb 1964 Boone, Watauga, NC (living?)
                                                  marriage record for Clara and William
                                                  divorced 31 May 1988 Washington Co, VA; divorce record;
                                                  no children
                                                  Clara married (2) James Ted Williams (living?)
                                                  children?
                                      2) Phyllis Jane McCroskey - born 14 Nov 1946 VA; birth record;  
                                                  died 20 Apr 1947 VA;
                                                  death certificate; cause of death: milary tuberculosis, malnutrition;
                                                  buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington; tombstone photo 

      2) Jesse Roberts Fleenor - born 22 Nov 1887 Washington Co, VA; photo including Jesse;
                   died 23 Dec 1979 Abingdon, Washington, VA; obituary
                   buried Glenwood- Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                   WWI draft registration card;
                   signature:

                    ;

                   married Annie Simpson Hoss* 01 Dec 1910 Bristol, VA/TN;
                                (born 1882 VA; died 23 Apr 1965 Sullivan Co, TN; 
                                buried Glenwood- Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                                daughter of Samuel Edmond Hoss and Eleanor Ellen Garland*)

                     * Annie Simpson Hoss is a sister of George G Hoss, found here under (2) Sarah Fleenor and
                       Eleanor Lena Hoss, found here under (5) Samuel Houston Fleenor and

                       Hugh Melvin Hoss, found here under (2) Annie Nevada Garrett and
                      
Julia Cornelia Hoss, found here under (3) Lucille Cunningham.
                       Complete information on parentage can be found under George G Hoss.

                   children?

       3) Garnett H Fleenor - born 29 Sep 1890 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died Jan 1984 Abingdon, Washington, VA; obituary
                   buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo
                   married Edwin Conrad "E C" Withers
                                    (born 23 Jun 1891 Wallace, Washington, VA; 
                                    died 1962; 
                                    buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                    WWI and WWII draft registration cards; signature:

                                     ;

                                     son of Edwin C Withers* and Sallie Trimble WIlson*)

                * Edwin and Sallie Withers also found above, under (1) Robert H Fleenor . Their complete information can be found there.

                   children:
                       1) Nellie C Withers - born c. 1914 Washington Co, VA; 
                                died by Jul 2012;
                                married Roy Marshall (living?); children? 
                       2) Dorothy L Withers - born 23 Jan 1920 Washington Co, VA; 
                                died 02 Jul 2012 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                                buried Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Blountville, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
                                married James A Barnes
                                       (born 12 Jul 1918;
                                       died 23 Jan 1998 Blountville, Sullivan, TN; 
                                       buried Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Blountville, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
                                       son of Rev Thomas Elbert Falton Barnes (24 Mar 1882 Sullivan Co, TN-05 Jan 1937 Fordtown, Sullivan, TN) and
                                       Elizabeth "Bettie" Lou Hawk (26 Dec 1881 Sullivan Co, TN-16 Nov 1955 Blountville, Sullivan, TN);
                                       Thomas and Elizabeth buried Wheeler Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
);
                                children:
                                    1) James E Barnes - living?; married Jan ____ (living?); children?
                                    2) Joseph Michael "Mike" Barnes - living; married?; children? 

       4) Mamie L Fleenor - born 10 Aug or 06 Sep 1892 Washington Co, VA; birth record;
                   died 02 Oct 1974 possibly Lockett, Prince Edward, VA; 
                   buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo;
                   married William Henry Price (born 10 Jul 1888 Prince Edward Co, VA;
                                        died Jul 1977 possibly Rice, Prince Edward, VA;
                                        buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo;
                                        WWII draft registration card; signature:

                                         ;

                                         son of Sion Stanley Price (06 Mar 1848 Cumberland Co, VA-1930) and
                                        Susan Ballentine  Ligon (Feb 1848 VA-1919);
                                        Sion and Susan married 22 Feb 1872 Prince Edward Co, VA; Sion and Susan buried
                                        Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo
);
                   children:
                        1) Grace M Price - living?; married?; children?
                        2) Alfred William Price - born 17 Aug 1913 Prince Edward Co, VA; 
                                   died 19 Jan 2006 possibly Blacksburg, Montgomery, VA;  
                                   buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo;
                                   married Evelyn Doyne
                                             (born 1916; died 2002; 
                                             buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo);
                                   children?
                        3) Annie F Price - living?; married?; children?
                        4) William Henry Jr "Billy" Price - born 18 Apr 1928;
                                    died 15 Feb 1995 Farmville, Prince Edward, VA; 
                                    buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice, Prince Edward, VA; tombstone photo;
                                    married?; children? 

       5) Samuel Raymond "Ray" or "Rhea" Fleenor
                   born 07 or 10 Oct 1894, 1895 or 1896 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died 17 Jan 1970 Abingdon, Washington, VA;
                   buried Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA; 
                   WWI draft registration card
                   signature:

                   

                    married Mary Virginia Rasnick c. 1916
                           (born 08 Dec 1902 VA;   
                           died 12 Oct 1985 Abingdon, Washington, VA;
                           buried Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA;
                           daughter of Thomas Alderson Rasnick (Feb 1870 VA-13 Jan 1941 Bristol, VA) and
                           Maggie Alice Hendricks (27 May 1873 Russell Co, VA-31 Aug 1961 Abingdon, Washington, VA);
                           Thomas and Maggie buried Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA)
                   children?
                   

       6) Grace May Fleenor - born Jul 1895 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died 22 Nov 1936 Pulaski Co, VA; death certificate
                   cause of death: cardio-renal disease, hypertension; 
                   buried Valley View Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo
                   married Stewart S Long on 28 Dec 1916 Sullivan Co, TN 
                              (born 1896 VA; died (___); son of 
                              Wesley G Long (born 1851 VA) and Mary C* possibly Cunningham (born 1863 VA))

                       * Wesley and Mary can also be found here under Samuel Houston Fleenor.

                   children:
                        1) Malcolm E Long - born 20 Dec 1917 VA; 
                                 died 23 May 1998 possibly Hillsville, Carroll, VA; 
                                 married?; children?
                        2) Edith Scottie Long - living?; married?; children?  
                        3) Helen Long - living?; married?; children?  

       7) Eugene Henderlite "Gene" Fleenor
                   born 11 Sep 1899 Benhams, Washington, VA; birth certificate;
                   died 25 Dec 1977 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                   buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                   WWI draft registration card; signature:

                   
                   married Margaret C Gibson on 08 Apr 1923 Washington Co, VA; 
                                  (born 15 Feb 1902 Washington Co VA or TN; 
                                  died 18 May 1988 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
                                  buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                                  daughter of J M Gibson and Cara ____)
                   children:
                        1) June Evelyn Fleenor - living?; married ____ Greenwell (living?); children?
                        2) Jerry G "Jay" Fleenor - living?; married Beatrice D ____ (living?); children?

       8) Bertha Kate Fleenor - born 23 Oct 1900 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died 03 Nov 1902 Washington Co, VA; 
                   buried Fleenor Cemetery #18, Washington Co, VA - unmarked

       9) Lawney E Fleenor - born 22 Oct 1902 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died 28 Aug 1904 Washington Co, VA; 
                   buried Fleenor Cemetery #18, Washington Co, VA - unmarked

     10) Roscoe Fleenor - born 29 Jul 1904 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died 09 Oct 1986 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                   buried Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                   married Mary Moore on 22 Jun 1935 Abingdon, Washington, VA
                             (born 21 Dec 1910 Sullivan Co, TN-22 Oct 1987 Bristol, VA;; 
                             daughter of Edgar T Moore (1884-1948) and 
                             Mattie Ballard (1885-1965 - Edgar and Mattie buried 
                             Glenwood-Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photos))
                   children? 

     11) Lucille Eliza Fleenor - born 30 Jan 1907 Washington Co, VA; birth certificate;
                   died 26 Nov 1975 Nashville, Davidson, TN; obituary
                   buried East Lawn Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN - unmarked
                   married Albert C Carter (born 1903 Hawkins Co, TN; 
                              died 21 Aug 1962 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                              cause of death: apparent heart attack;
                              buried East Lawn Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
                              son of Floyd M Carter (26 Jul 1881 VA-May 1969) and Mary Elizabeth ____ (born c. 1877 VA));  
                   children: 
                        1) Jack C Carter - living?; married?; children?

     12) Mary S Fleenor - born 13 Dec 1909 Washington Co, VA; 
                   died Aug 1970 Salem, VA;
                   married R H Crowder (living?); children?

  John married (2) Carrie M Bowman on 08 Sep 1938 Washington Co, VA; 
                 (born 15 Mar 1919 Washington Co, VA; 
                 died 31 Mar 1976 Danville, VA; 
                 death certificate; cause of death: head injury due to being struck by a car;
                 buried Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA;
                 Carrie married (2) Hurley Bouldin Sage on 01 Nov 1946 Washington Co, VA (marriage record);
                 (Hurley: 17 Oct 1919 Washington Co, VA-24 Aug 1998 Martinsville, VA (note that various state records have a variety of birthdates for Hurley);
                 buried Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; son of James Baker Sage (22 Feb 1885 Washington Co, VA-
                 20 Feb 1949 Abingdon, Washington, VA; buried Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA); and
                 Cordia Bowman (May 1888-06 Mar 1962 Sullivan Co, TN)
;
                 Carrie is daughter of Edmond "Barnes" Bowman (1873 - 28 Jan 1941) and 
                 Lula Mae Witt (22 Feb 1882-25 Jun 1958); Barnes and Lula are buried 
                 Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, IN; tombstone photos))
  marriage record for John and Carrie;
  children?