Mezorah "Zorah" Fleenor

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1) Mezorah "Zorah" Fleenor: 
   born c. 1839 Washington Co, VA; guardian bond
   died 07 Mar 1870 Kinderhook, Washington, VA; death record
   cause of death: consumption;
   married Joseph H Barker* on 03 Mar 1863 Washington Co, VA - by William C Barker
           (born 1820 Washington Co, VA; news articles regarding Joseph;
           died 10 Mar 1874 Washington Co, VA; cause of death: typhoid fever; 
           son of Sherwood Millard Barker Sr*(c. 1799 Washington Co, VA-24 May 1854 Washington Co, VA;
           cause of death: "fever"; War of 1812, 2nd Battalion, 105th Regiment)
and 
           Rachel Lark (c. 1805 VA-c. 1870 Washington Co, VA)
           on 23 Dec 1841 Washington Co, VA - by Willis Ingle, Joseph married (1)
           Isabella Horn* (c. 1825 VA-possibly 07 Apr 1862 Washington Co, VA); 
           on c. Mar-Sep 1870 Washington Co, VA Joseph married (3) Mary Virginia Gumm 
           (born 1847 Scott or Washington Co, VA;
           daughter of Jacob Gumm (born c. 1814 VA) and Nancy Ann possibly Linder (born c. 1822 VA)
)

         * Joseph H Barker and Isabella Horn are also the parents of Rachel E Barker, found here under (1) James Lee Pippin.
        * Sherwood Barker is a brother of Jemima Barker, found here under (1) Catherine Fleenor.

   children:
       1) Jesse Berry Barker - born 28 Feb 1864 Washington Co, VA; 
              guardian bond listing for Jesse
              died 16 Feb 1914 Kinderhook, Washington, VA; death certificate;
              cause of death: Lagrippe with cardiac weakness;
              buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;
              census records for Jesse;
              Jesse married (1) Martha Virginia "Jennie" Sproles on 22 Feb 1895 Washington Co, VA - by T H Petty;
                       (born 22 May 1873 Washington Co, VA; 
                       died 10 Oct 1904 Washington Co, VA; 
                       buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
                       daughter of James L Sproles (06 Oct 1843-07 Jan 1905; son of Malinda ____) and 
                       Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Gobble (12 Jun 1845-26 Jun 1907; daughter of 
                       William M Gobble (16 May 1798 VA-10 Feb 1884 likely Washington Co, VA; buried                 
                       Abraham Gobble Cemetery, Washington Co, VA)
and Nancy Horn (c. 1804 VA-likely between 1870-1880 VA);
                       James and Mollie married 12 Oct 1865 Washington Co, VA; James and Mary buried  
                       Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA - tombstone photo;
                       William and Nancy married 31 Mar possibly 1825 Washington Co., VA - Robert M Shankland);  
              children: 1905 guardian bond listing for children 1-61914 guardian bond listing for children 1-6;    
                  1) Albion Spencer Barker
                          born 21 Dec 1895 Mendota, Washington, VA; 
                          died 06 Jan 1955 Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; obituary
                          buried Old Town Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo
                          WWI draft registration card; signature:

                          

                           married Alice Rosie M____ (born 15 Jan 1903 VA;
                                   died 30 Mar 1976 possibly Haynesville, Claiborne, LA;
                                   buried Old Town Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo);   
                          children:
                              1) Harold Eugene Barker - living?; married?; children?

                  2) Mamie Winoah "Mae" Barker - born 27 Mar 1897 Washington Co, VA; 
                          died 05 May 1993 Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; obituary;
                          buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                          married William B Milton Kaylor in 1915 Washington Co, VA
                                     (born 08 Nov 1892 Washington Co, VA; 
                                     died Jan 1972 possibly Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; 
                                     buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                                     WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                     

                                      son of John B Kaylor (15 Mar 1852 Washington Co, VA-09 Oct 1943 Claiborne Co, LA;
                                     buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA)
and
                                     Martha Washington Stephens (17 May 1854 Washington Co, VA-
                                     06 Sep 1937 Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; death record
                                     buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA - tombstone photo);
                                     John and Martha married 13 Jul 1878 Washington Co, VA
)

                          children: 
                              1) Charles Ruben Kaylor - born 02 May 1916 VA;
                                       died 22 March 1918 Kinderhook Dist, Washington, VA; 
                                       death certificate; cause of death: bronchial pneumonia;
                                       buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
                              2) Ralph H Kaylor - born 19 Dec 1917 VA; 
                                       died 02 Feb 1939 Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA; death record; obituary;
                                       buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                                       never married
                              3) Robert Thurman "Jack" Kaylor - born 08 Apr 1919 VA;
                                       died 24 Feb 2005 Bristol, VA; obituary - includes photo;
                                       buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;
                                       U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record;
                                       married Sarah Kate Sproles on 08 Aug 1945 Bristol, VA
                                                (
born c. 1923 Mendota, Washington, VA;
                                                died 14 Oct 2016 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary - includes photo
                                                buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; 
                                                daughter of Clinton William or Wood Sproles (07 May 1886 Washington Co, VA-
                                                24 Dec 1973 Mendota, Washington, VA; death certificate; WWII draft registration card;
                                                buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA)
and
                                                Rebecca Alice Moore (born c. 1887 VA); Clinton and Rebecca married 28 Dec 1909 Washington Co, VA);
                                       marriage record for Robert and Sarah;
                                       children:
                                           1) Alice Mae Kaylor - living?;
                                                    married James Edward Cunningham on 04 Aug 1965 Washington Co, VA (living?);
                                                    marriage record for Alice and James;  
                                                    children:
                                                        1) Kay Cunningham - living?; married?; children? 
                                           2) Shirley Ann Kaylor - living?;
                                                    married Daxtral Gene"Dack" Pippin on 15 Sep 1972 Washington Co, VA (living?);

                                                *  Shirley Ann Kaylor can also be found here, under (4) Audrey Ellen McCroskey.

                                                     children?
                              4) Dorothy Lillian Kaylor - born 25 Apr 1921 TX;
                                       died 26 Dec 2013 Homer, Claiborne, LA; obituary
                                       buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                                       married?; children? 
                              5) Rex Byron Kaylor - born 06 Aug 1922 VA possibly Big Stone Gap, Wise, VA; 
                                       died 07 Jul 1975 possibly Magnolia, Columbia, AR; 
                                       buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                                       U.S. Army Air Force - WWII; enlistment record;  
                                       married?;
                                       children:  
                                            1) Richard Byron Kaylor - living?; married?; children? 
                              6) Joy Nadine Kaylor - living?;
                                          married Kenneth Edward Johnson
                                                  (born 24 Feb 1923;
                                                  died 26 Apr 1999 possibly Haynes, Claiborne, LA;   
                                                  buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photo;
                                                  U.S. Army Air Forces - WWII);
                                          children? 
                              7) Guy Raymond "Runt" Kaylor - born 08 Apr 1926 LA; photo of Guy
                                       died 22 May 2006 possibly Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; obituary - includes photo;
                                       buried Shady Grove Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photos;
                                       U.S. Army - WWII; 
                                       married Dorothy J "Sug"____ on 02 Nov 1946 (living?);
                                       children:
                                           1) Garland Raymond Kaylor - living?; married Karen S _____ (living?);
                                                     children:             
                                                          1) Deborah M Kaylor - living?; married Brian Garrigia (living?);
                                                                   children?
                                                          2) Gary Kaylor - living?; married Missy ______ (living?); children?
                                                          3) William B "Pete" Kaylor - living?;
                                                                   married Jennifer _____ (living?); children?
                                           2) Diane Kaylor - living?; married Dennis Moore (living?);
                                                     children:             
                                                          1) Casey Moore - living?; married?; children?
                              8) Ruth Kaylor - living?; married Henry B Glasscock Jr (living?); children?
                              9) Danah M Kaylor - living?;
                                       married Rufus C Whaley on 23 Feb (?) 1947
                                                (born 13 Nov 1923; died 28 Feb 1986 Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA;
                                                buried Mimosa-Pines South Cemetery, Carlyss, Calcasieu, LA; tombstone photo;
                                                U.S. Army - WWII);
                                       children?

                 3) Benjamin Franklin Barker - born 15 Apr 1898 Mendota, Washington, VA; birth certificate;
                          died 28 Apr 1967 Dallas, Dallas, TX;
                          death certificate; cause of death: Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia;
                          buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, TX;
                          census records for Benjamin; draft registration card; signature:

                          
                          married Ada Frances Martin on 23 Jul 1938 Miller Co, AR
                                       (born 28 Sep 1922 Upshur Co, TX;
                                       died 08 Jun 1977 Tyler, Smith, TX;
                                       buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, TX;
                                       daughter of Floyd F Martin (18 Feb 1886-26 Jun 1958) and
                                       Minnie O Murray (13 Apr 1889-24 Jan 1949); Floyd and Minnie buried
                                       Liberty Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, TX; tombstone photo
);
                          children:
                              1) Mildred Barker - living?; married?; children?
                              2) Virginia Barker - living?; married?; children?
                              3) Ben Barker - living?; married?; children?
                              4) Jo Ann Barker - living?; married?; children?
                              5) Lynn Rex Barker - living?; married?; children?
                              6) Carolyn Frances Barker - living?; married?; children?

                  4) Mary Kate Barker - born 08 Apr 1900 Washington Co, VA; 
                          died 05 Nov 1981 Haynesville, Claiborne, LA;  
                          buried Old Town Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photos;
                          census records for Mary;
                          married John B Shepherd c. 1923 likely Washington Co, VA
                                     (born 23 May 1895 Washington Co, VA; 
                                     died 15 Sep 1984 Haynesville, Claiborne, LA;  
                                     buried Old Town Cemetery, Haynesville, Claiborne, LA; tombstone photos;
                                     son of Thomas H Shepherd (died 1920-1930 Washington Co, VA) and 
                                     Mary Nona “Mollie” Fleenor (05 Jul 1868 Washington Co, VA-05 Mar 1935 Zenobia, Washington, VA;
                                     death certificate; buried Fleenor Cemetery #8, Washington Co, VA - unmarked
);
                         
children:
                              1) Audra Shepherd - living?; married?; children?
                              2) Elmer Shepherd - living?; married?; children?
                              3) Sara Shepherd - living?; married?; children?
                              4) Nellie Shepherd - living?; married?; children?
                              5) Jemmie Sheperd - living?; married?; children?
                              6) Joy Shepherd - living?; married?; children?

                  5) Alta Fay Barker - born 07 Mar 1903 Bristol, VA; 
                          died 20 Apr 1986 Henderson, Rusk, TX; obituary;
                          buried Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk, TX; tombstone photo;
                          census records for Alta;
                          married Donald O McCarty (born 02 Oct 1900  Lawrence Co, IL;  
                                  died 27 Apr 1997 Shreveport, Caddo, LA;
                                  buried Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk, TX; tombstone photo;
                                  son of Charles Edwin McCarty (22 Dec 1874 Lawrenceville, Lawrence, IL-02 Jul 1953) and
                                  Sallie Organ (11 Sep 1880 Lawrenceville, Lawrence, IL-13 Feb 1951 St Francisville, Lawrence, IL);
                                  Charles and Sallie married July 1898 Lawrence Co, IL;
                                  Charles and Sallie buried Pollard Cemetery, Lawrence Co, IL - tombstone photo
);
                          children:
                                1) Juanita McCarty - born 12 Dec 1925 possibly Ouachita Co, AR;
                                           died 08 Dec 1994 Shreveport, Caddo, LA; obituary - includes photo;
                                           cause of death: cancer;
                                           buried Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo, LA; tombstone photo;
                                           married Donald Edward Boogaerts
                                                           (born 09 Nov 1926 Alexandria, Rapides, LA;
                                                           died 11 Sep 2007 possibly Shreveport, Caddo, LA; obituary;
                                                           buried Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo, LA; tombstone photo;
                                                           U.S. Navy - WWII;
                                                           son of Thomas Francis Boogaerts (07 Jul 1895 Alexandria, Rapides, LA-
                                                           27 Mar 1978 possibly Alexandria, Rapides, LA)
and
                                                           Della Babin (10 Sep 1894-02 Sep 1939); Thomas and Della married c. 1920;
                                                           Thomas and Della buried Rapides Cemetery, Pineville, Rapides, LA - tombstone photos
);
                                           children:
                                                1) John Thomas Boogaerts - living?;
                                                          married Janet Pynes (living?)
                                                          children:
                                                              1) Leslie Lauren Boogaerts - living?; married?; children? 
                                                              2) Donald Bradley "Brad" Boogaerts - living?;
                                                                         married Erica E LaGrange (living?); children?
                                                2) Robert Don Boogaerts - living?;
                                                         married Judith "Judy" Lane (living?);
                                                         children:
                                                             1) Laura E Boogaerts - living?; married Matthew Edwin Greene (living?);
                                                             2) Rachel Marie Boogaerts - living?; married"; children?
                                                3) Larry E Boogaerts - living?; married?; children?
                                2) Betty Lee McCarty - born 1932 AR;
                                            died possibly 18 Dec 1987 Smith Co, TX;
                                            buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, TX; 
                                            married Dominick K Leon
                                                      (born 26 May 1927 Powhatan, Natchitoches Parish, LA;
                                                      died 23 Nov 2011 Tyler, Smith, TX; obituary - includes photo;
                                                      buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, TX; 
                                                      Dominick married (2) Joyce D Watts on 15 Oct 1988 Smith Co, TX;
                                                      divorced 08 Jan 1991 Smith Co, TX);
                                            children:
                                                1) Donavan David Leon - living?; married?; children?
                                                2) Jennie Sue Leon - living?; married Delbert Vaught (living?); children?
                                                3) Nancy Kaye Leon - living?; married Rusty Hutson (living?); children?
                                                4) Lisa Ann Leon - living?; married Robert H Lewis on 02 Dec 2000 Smith Co, TX (living?);
                                                           marriage record for Lisa and Robert;
                                                           children?
                                                5) Angela Christi Leon - living?; married?; children?

                  6) Eliza Nannie Jane Barker - born 09 Jan 1904 Mendota, Washington, VA; 
                          died 18 Sep 1985 Bristol, VA; obituary;
                          buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;  
                          death certificate; cause of death: acute myocardial failure due to hypertensive arteriosclerotic heart disease;
                          census records for Eliza;
                          married Marshall Thomas Stroup on possibly 31 Oct 1922 Danville, VA
                                       (born 18 Aug 1901 Meadowville, Washington, VA; 
                                       died 19 Apr 1954 possibly Bristol, VA;
                                       buried Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery,
                                       Green Spring, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;
                                       son of James Edward Stroup (29 Feb 1878 VA-29 Nov 1956 Marion, Smyth, VA; death record) and
                                       Lula Virginia "Jennie" Fern (04 Mar 1879 Washington Co, VA-02 Oct 1951; death record); James and Lula buried 
                                       Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery, Green Spring, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
);
                          children: 
                              1) Raymond Marshall Stroup - born 10 Jun 1923 Danville, Pittsylvania, VA; 
                                       died 29 Nov 1996 Norristown, Montgomery, PA; 
                                       Marshall married (1) Valentine Marie Shirsh Feb 1946 possibly Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA
                                                      (born 14 Feb 1924 PA;
                                                      died 11 Jan 1949 Bristol, VA;
                                                      death certificate; cause of death: postpartum hemorrhage;
                                                      buried unknown cemetery, Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA)
                                       children:
                                            1) unknown Stroup - living?; married?; children? 
                                            2) unknown Stroup - living?; married?; children? 
                                            3) unknown Stroup - living?; married?; children?  
                                       Marshall married (2) Laura J ____ in 1952
                                                  (born 06 Nov 1923 Bluefield, Mercer, WV; 
                                                  died Jun 1985 Norristown, Montgomery, PA);
                                       children:      
                                            4) Alice E Stroup - living?; married Frank Napolitano (living?);
                                                     children:
                                                          1) Alison Marie Napolitano - living?; married?; children?
                                            5) Michael R Stroup - living?; married?; children? 
                                            6) unknown Stroup - living?; married?; children?  
                              2) Roland Worth Stroup - born 26 Feb 1926 Tunstall, Pittsylvania, VA;
                                       died 26 Feb 1926 Tunstall, Pittsylvania, VA;
                                       death certificate; cause of death: strangled on mucous of lungs;
                                       buried unknown cemetery, Schoolfield, Pittsylvania, Virginia;                                         
                              3) Rudolph Donnell Stroup - born 04 Mar 1927 Danville, Pittsylvania, VA; 
                                       died 01 Dec 1970 possibly Norristown, Montgomery, PA;
                                       buried George Washington Memorial Cemetery, Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery, PA;
                                       U.S. Navy - WWII; service records;
                                       married Patricia Helen "Pat"  Markland
                                                    (born 09 Jan 1934 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA;
                                                    died 28 Dec 2013 possibly Bristol, VA; 
                                                    obituary - includes photo; cause of death: cancer);
                                       children:
                                            1) Sandra Faye Stroup - living?;
                                                       married Danny Lee Brewer* on 05 Aug 1978 Washington Co, VA (living?);
                                                       marriage record for Sandra and Danny;
 
                                                       * Danny Lee Brewer can also be found here under (3) Charlie Brewer.

                                                        children:
                                                            1) Josh Brewer - living?; married?; children?                  
 
                                            2) Donna Patricia Stroup - living?;
                                                       Donna married (1) Jerry Franklin Doss on 28 Jun 1986 Washington Co, VA (living?);
                                                       marriage record for Donna and Jerry;
                                                       children:
                                                            1) Cory Doss - living?; married?; children?
                                                            2) Savannah Doss - living?;
                                                       Donna married (2) ____ Kemberling (living?); children?   
                                            3) Tammy Marie Stroup - living?;
                                                       married Jeffrey Allan Taylor on 06 Aug 1988 Washington Co, VA (living?);
                                                       marriage record for Tammy and Jeffrey
                                                       children:
                                                            1) Jessica Taylor - living?; married?; children?
                                                            2) Ashley Taylor - living?; married?; children?
                                            4) David Stroup - living?; married?; children?
                              4) Richard Fane "Rich" Stroup - born 02 Nov 1928 Pittsylvania Co, VA; 
                                       died 11 Jun 1998 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                                       buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;
                                       Richard married (1) Frances Louise Malcolm 
                                                 (born 04 Apr 1936 Bristol, VA;
                                                 died 28 Aug 2014 TN; obituary;
                                                 buried Sugar Grove Cemetery,Washington County, VA;
                                                 Frances married (2) Densel Leslie Milem on 29 Jul 1963 Arlington, VA (marriage record)
                                                 (Densel: 12 Apr 1924 Saxon, Raleigh, WV-24 Jan 2000 likely Glen Daniel, Raleigh, WV;
                                                 buried Milem Family Cemetery, Saxon, Raleigh, WV); divorced 09 Aug 1988 Washington County, VA
);    
                                       divorced;
                                       children:     
                                            1) Evelyn Elizabeth Stroup* - born 23 Feb 1954;
                                                        died 25 Sep 2011 Bristol, VA; obituary;
                                                        buried Sugar Grove Cemetery, Washington Co, VA;
                                                        married David Eugene Booher*

                                                * Evelyn and David's complete line can be found here, under (8) Lillian Esther Clark.

                                             2) Donna Mae Stroup - living?; married?; children?  
                                        Richard married (2) Carolyn "Carol" ____ (living?)
                                            3) Tina Stroup - living?; married Mike Campbell (living?); children?    
                                            4) Nancy Stroup - living?; married Don Strohm (living?); children?
                                            5) Danielle "Nellie" Stroup - living?; married ____ Knight (living?); children?   
                                            6) Christi Stroup - living?; married Patrick Chase (living?); children?                                               
                              5) Romie Nickles or Nicholas "Bo" Stroup - born 09 Oct 1931 Washington Co, VA; birth record
                                       died 18 Nov 2015 Johnson City, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                                       (to be buried) Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, Washington, VA; 
                                       U.S. Air Force - Korea;
                                       married Eula Coleen Pippin
                                                     (born 15 Jul 1932 Benhams, Washington, WA;
                                                     died 14 Nov 1976 Sullivan Co, TN;
                                                     Social Security record;
                                                     daughter of Claude Vernon Pippin* (22 Apr 1898 Washington Co, VA-03 Oct 1992 Sullivan Co, TN) and
                                                     Annie P Brumett (08 Jul 1911 Washington Co, VA-22 Feb 1999 Sullivan Co, TN));

                                                  * Claude Vernon Pippin is a brother of Oscar Martin Pippin, found here under (1) Mary Lena Hoss.

                                        children:
                                             1) Sonya Stroup - born 30 Nov 1960;
                                                        died 30 Nov 1960; 
                                                        buried Riverview Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA
                                             2) Terry Lynn Stroup - born 04 Jun 1962 Bristol, Sullivan, TN;
                                                        died 07 Sep 2003 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                                                        buried Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, Washington, VA;
                                                        Social Security record;
                                                        married Teresa Joyce Henderson on 25 Nov 1994 Washington Co, VA (living?);
                                                        marriage record for Terry and Teresa;
                                                        divorced 17 Sep 1996 Washington Co, VA; divorce record;
                                                        children?
                                             3) Shelia or Sheila Denise Stroup - born 10 May 1966 TN;
                                                        died 22 Sep 1999 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                                                        buried Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, Washington, VA; 
                                                        Shelia/Sheila married (1) Joe Edward Vestal Jr on 21 Jun 1984 Washington Co, VA
                                                                  (living?; Joe married (2) Mitzie Collette Moretz Plummer on 20 Mar 1996 Bristol, VA);
                                                        marriage record for Shelia and Joe;
                                                        divorced 21 Mar 1990 Bristol, VA;
                                                        children?
                                                        Shelia/Sheila married (2) William Alex Lovelace on 12 Apr 1991 Bristol, VA
                                                                          (living?; William married (1) Mary ____);
                                                        marriage record for Sheila and William
                                                        children:
                                                             1) Alex Nicholas Lovelace - living?;
                                                                        married Brittney Marie Winkler on 06 Feb 2013 Scott Co, VA (living?);
                                                                        marriage record for Alex and Brittney;
                                                                        children?
                              6) Gloria Edith "Chic" Stroup - born 11 Nov 1933 Mendota, Washington, VA; birth record;
                                       died 23 Jun 2011 New London, New London, CT; obituary;
                                       buried Avery-Stoddard Cemetery, Ledyard, New London, CT; tombstone photo;
                                       married Travis Doyle Epes Sr on 05 Nov 1955
                                               (born 07 Jul 1934 Roanoke, VA;
                                               died 25 Oct 2007 Ledyard, New London, CT;
                                               buried Avery-Stoddard Cemetery, Ledyard, New London, CT; tombstone photo;
                                               son of Dr Travis Fletcher Epes (13 Sep 1887 Gatewood, Dinwiddie, VA-08 Oct 1945 Roanoke, VA) and
                                               Katherine Frances Woolridge (27 Feb 1893 VA-Mar 1984 Roanoke, VA));
                                       children:
                                           1) Travis Doyle Jr Epes - living?;
                                                     married Donna J Chichester on 09 Jul 1983 Ledyard, New London, CT (living?);
                                                     children?  
                                           2) John Epes - living?; married?; children? 
                                           3) Chery A "Cherrie" Epes - living?;
                                                     Chery married (1) Micha A Oneil on 16 Jul 1977 Norwich, New London, CT (living?);
                                                     children?  
                                                     Chery married (2) Dan Phillips (living?); children?   
                                           4) Janet Lee Epes - born 15 Oct 1957 Norfolk, VA;
                                                     died 30 Mar 2002 Moosup, Windham, CT; 
                                                     buried Avery-Stoddard Cemetery, Ledyard, New London, CT; tombstone photo;
                                                     married Robert D Nelson on 28 Jun 1980 Norwich, New London, CT (living?);
                                                     children?   
                                           5) Dennis O'Connor Epes - born 11 Sep 1964 Roanoke, VA; 
                                                     died 12 Nov 2008 East Hampton, Middlesex, CT; obituary;  
                                                     buried Avery-Stoddard Cemetery, Ledyard, New London, CT; tombstone photo;
                                                     married Lorie A Smith on 17 Sep 1988 Ledyard, New London, CT (living?);
                                                     children:
                                                          1) Carinna Epes - living?; married?; children? 
                                                          2) Krystle Epes - living?; married?; children?
                              7) Jessee James "Chub" Stroup - born 03 Apr 1935 Washington Co, VA; birth record;
                                       died 06 Nov 2010 Bristol, Sullivan, TN; obituary;
                                       buried Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                       married Betty Heligene Vickers on 27 Feb 1957 (living?);
                                       children:
                                           1) Belinda Kay Stroup - living?; married?; children?
                                           2) Timmy James Stroup - living?; married?; children?
                                           3) Michele Rene "Sissy" Stroup - born 30 Sep 1959;
                                                    died 21 Nov 2002; 
                                                    buried Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                                    married ____ Nocella (living?); children? 
                              8) Wanda Faye Stroup (twin) - born 17 Feb 1941 Mendota, Washington, VA; birth record;
                                       died 25 Nov 2002 Abingdon, Washington, VA; obituary
                                       buried Hendricks Cemetery, Washington Co, VA; tombstone photo;
                                       Wanda married (1) Robert O'Dell Martin on 23 Mar 1960 Elkton, Cecil, MD (living?)
                                       divorced 23 Jul 1982 Washington Co, VA; divorce certificate;
                                       children:
                                           1) Robert D Martin - living?; married?; children? 
                                           2) Jeffrey K Martin - living?; married?; children? 
                                           3) Jason D Martin - living?; married Jennifer _____ (living?); children? 
                                           4) Page Martin - living?; married?; children?  
                                       Wanda married (2) Thomas Wayne Litton
                                                      (born 19 Feb 1932 Washington Co, VA;
                                                      died 15 Jun 1996 Abingdon, Washington, VA;
                                                      buried Litton Cemetery, Washington Co, VA);
                                       children? 
                              9) Wanita Mae Stroup (twin) - born 17 Feb 1941 Mendota, Washington, VA; birth record;
                                        note that we cannot find a reference to Wanita after this birth record

              Jesse married (2) Eliza Ann Vanhook* on 11 Aug 1905 Washington Co, VA;  
                          (born 22 Mar 1869 Mendota, Washington, VA;  photo including Eliza;
                          died 29 May 1958 Bristol, VA; 
                          death certificate: cause of death: Apoplexy;
                          buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
                          daughter of Charles Lafayette Vanhook and Elizabeth Kaylor);  

                           * Eliza Vanhook and her parents can also be found here under (8) Elizabeth Kaylor.
                             Complete information can be found on Charles and Elizabeth on that page.

              children:
                  7) unknown Barker - born 1906 - 1910 Washington Co, VA; 
                           died 1906 - 1910 Washington Co, VA

                  8) Rachel Elizabeth "Lizzie" Barker
                           born 20 Jan 1908 Washington Co, VA; 
                           died 18 Jun 1986 Bristol, VA; 
                           death certificate; cause of death: acute cardiac failure;
                           buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
                           census records for Rachel;
                           never married 

                  9) Edmond Hallie Barker - born 26 Jul 1910 Mendota, Washington, VA; birth record;
                           died 04 Dec 1986 Bristol, VA; obituary;
                           death certificate; cause of death: myocardial infarction;
                           buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo
                           unknown branch - WWII; enlistment record; census records for Edmond;
                           married Virginia Lucile Wooten
                                    (born 16 Jan 1923 Washington Co, VA; 
                                    died 07 Oct 2001 Bristol, VA; obituary;
                                    buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA; tombstone photo;
                                    daughter of Harvey Marshall Wooten (12 Nov 1891 or 22 Nov 1893 Zenobia, Washington, VA-
                                    likely  26 Jul 1975 Sullivan Co, TN; WWI draft registration card)
and
                                    Mary Maria Moore (03 Jun 1899 Washington Co, VA-20 Sep 1932 West View, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN;
                                    death record; buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Mendota, Washington, VA)
; ;
                                    Virginia married (2) Luther Campbell Marrs (27 Aug 1910 Mendota, Washington, VA-
                                    27 Dec 1997 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
);
                           children: 
                                1) Diane Barker - living?; married?; children?