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Genealogy - July, 1991

Issue: July, 1991

[Dear Editor,]
I am seeking information about the children of Theodore Roosevelt (Ted) and Eva Fisher Holley. Ted was born August 29, 1914 in Franklin County and was buried near Wirtz, Virginia. He was killed on February 14, 1942 near Cascade, Virginia when struck by a Danville and Western Railway train. Ted and Eva were married in Franklin County October 3, 1931.

His children included Edward, Edith, Mary Lee, Jack and Rose, and maybe others.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of any of these children contact:

Linda H. Blankenship
Route 1, Box 800
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

P.S. I am seeking information on Johnny Wayne Holley, son of John Roger and Lola Jeanette Lynch Holley. Johnny was born September 1948, I think, and was married in Roanoke, Virginia January 1, 1985. I would like to know of his whereabouts also.

[Dear Editor,]
I'm looking for information about my great-great-grandfather, Nickolos Miller who came from Nothern Germany and settled along the Yadkin River in North Carolina. His wife was Sally Griffith. Their son, Valentine C. Miller and two of his brothers, came to this area, Russell County, VA, in the early 1800's. Valentine married "Tempie" Hale from Franklin County, VA. I'd appreciate any other information from other descendents,

Marguerite Miller Boyd
PO Box 511
Lebanon, Virginia 24266

[Dear Editor,]
I am seeking information on Thomas Cox (Cock) born 1850, that married Matilda Maria. Was Maria her last name? Her father was William Cox. What was his mother's name and who was William's father and brothers?

John Hilton married Obedience Cox (Cock) 11- 24-1757, Goochland Co. Her father John Cox. Which John Cox and what was her mother's name? Who was John Hilton's parents?

I have information and pictures of the Tyre Monroe Cox (born 11-4-1880) Surry Co., NC family, married Martha Ann Settle (born 6-7-1886) Wilkes Co, NC. Her parents were James & Phoebe Russell Settle, who had 9 children. Tyre's parents were John W. Cox and Jane Upchurch Cox. If any relatives are interested in the above information, will be glad to give them pictures, etc.

Thank you,
Edith Cox
1527 Union Valley Road
Riner, Virginia 24149