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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Billie Frank Smith

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159013783/billy-frank-smith. "Billy Frank Smith, age 85, of Yellville, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Twin Lakes Therapy and Living in Flippin, Arkansas.

Mr. Smith was born January 27, 1931 in Mull, Arkansas to the late Benjamin Harrison and Alice Idella (Dillard) Smith. A lifetime resident of the area, he was a member and former elder of Broadway Church of Christ in Yellville. He was a United States Air Force veteran of Korea. Billy Frank and his brother started Smith Brothers Construction which built numerous homes and business facilities in Marion and Baxter Counties. He and his brother also started Farm and Home Realty which later became United Realty; and he started Holiday Boat Company. He enjoyed hanging out with his buddies Larry Evans and Robert Moore. He was later known as Billy “Locksmith”.

Billy Frank is survived by his wife, Wanda (Seawright) of the home;

three daughters: Christie Gilley and her husband, Kenny of Yellville, Arkansas; Tracy Sebald and her husband, Mike, of Flippin, Arkansas; and Nancy Jill Choate and her husband, Glenn, of Searcy, Arkansas;

one brother, Kenneth Ronald Smith of Yellville, Arkansas;

two sisters: Mary Nelson, and Sammie Lane Jefferson, both of Yellville, Arkansas;

ten grandchildren: Lindsey, Stacy, Nickelette, Ben, Amie, Logan, Averie, Skyler, Matthew, and Coleman;

and three great-grandchildren Kennedy, Sway, and Kaylee.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Billy Frank Smith, Jr.; three brothers: Jessie, Benny, Leroy; and two sisters: Evelyn, and Willodean.

Visitation for Mr. Smith will be Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from noon until 2:00 pm at Broadway Church of Christ in Yellville.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Broadway Church of Christ with Brian Jefferson and Scotty Jefferson officiating.

Interment will follow at De Soto Cemetery near Yellville, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Glenn Choate, Mike Sebald, Marshall Hunter, Chris Goodwin, Ben Gilley, Ken Jefferson, and Kenny Gilley.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or De Soto Cemetery Fund." Image.


Wanda Lee Seawright

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186049217/wanda-lee-smith. "Wanda Lee Smith, age 84, of Yellville, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Twin Lakes Therapy and Living in Flippin, Arkansas.

Mrs. Smith was born in Flippin, Arkansas January 4, 1933 to the late A.M. and Della Mae (Wilson) Seawright. A lifelong resident of the area, she had been employed as a paraprofessional with the Adult Education Center. She was a member of Yellville Church of Christ, and she loved to paint, read, and sew, and she loved her family.

Wanda is survived by three daughters: Christie (Kenny) Gilley of Yellville, Arkansas; Tracy (Mike) Sebald of Flippin, Arkansas; Nancy (Glenn) Choate of Searcy, Arkansas; one brother Sammy Seawright of Flippin, Arkansas; one sister Carolyn Treat of Mountain Home, Arkansas; eight grandchildren Lindsey, Stacey, Nickelette, Ben, Amie, Logan, Averie, and Skylar; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Billy “Locksmith” Smith; and an infant son Billy Smith, Jr.

Visitation for Mrs. Smith will be 12:30 – 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Yellville Church of Christ in Yellville, Arkansas.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Yellville Church of Christ in Yellville, Arkansas with Jon Hendrix officiating.

Interment will follow at De Soto Cemetery near Yellville, Arkansas." Image.


Daniel Feeser

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154068520. "Aged 35 Years, 1 Month, & 6 days." Image.


Francis Feeser

1Pennsylvania Department of Heath, Pennsylvania Certificate, Death Certificate # 125244.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183526586. "Single. Son of Daniel Feeser and Caroline Yingling." Image.


Joseph Eugene Poist

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/174158128/joseph-e-poist. "Widower of Goldie Poist; son of James Poist and Lillian Weirick.

Cause of death: Myocarditis." Image.


Goldie May Feeser

1Pennsylvania Department of Heath, Pennsylvania Certificate, Death Cert 90450. Image.


Frances May Poist

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/184869921. "Frances was the daughter of Joseph E. and Goldie May (Feeser) Poist of Hanover, York County, PA." Image.

2United States, GenealogyBank Obituraries, 1980-2014, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVT1-85T1. "York Daily Record (PA) |  30 April 1999
HANOVER - Frances M. Poist, 93, of Homewood at Plum Creek, formerly of 22 E. Middle St., Hanover, died at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday at Homewood.
A Funeral Liturgy will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Grandview Road in Hanover. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Viewing will be 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. The Panebaker Funeral Home, 311 Broadway, Hanover, is in charge of arrangements.

Miss Poist was born Oct. 28, 1905, in Hanover. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Goldie (Feeser) Poist.

Miss Poist and her brother, the late J.E. "Bud" Poist, were co-owners of Poist Studio on Middle Street in Hanover, retiring in 1980. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, its Altar and Rosary Society, and served as treasurer for many years; a member of the Daughters of the American Colonists and Daughters of the American Revolution, where she served as recording secretary, and founder and national president of the Rudy Valle Fan Club for 12 years. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy in McSherrystown.

Miss Poist is survived by nieces and nephews.

Celebrant for the Liturgy will be the Rev. Joseph F. Gotwalt.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 244 Baltimore St., Hanover 17331; or to a favorite charity." Image.


Dr. Bryan Ward Nowlin

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146803076/bryan-ward-nowlin. "8/4/1840: Married Rebecca Ewing Neill @ Farmington, Marshall Co., TN.

Appointments of U. S. Postmasters:
Name: Bryan W. Nowlin
Post Office Location: Mooresville, Marshall Co., TN;
Appointment Date: 20 Jul 1841
Volume #: 14
Volume Year Range: 1842-1858

1850 Federal Census taken 10/12/1850, for Marshall Co., TN:
Bryant W. Nowlin, male, physician, age 29, b. TN;
Rebecca E. Nowlin, female, age 27, b. TN;
James A. Nowlin, male, age 6, b. TN;
Allen L. Nowlin, male, age 11/12, b. TN.

1860 Federal Census taken 7/9/1860, for Belfast, Marshall Co., TN:
B. W. Nowlin, male, physician, age 39, b. TN;
Rebecca Nowlin, female, age 38, b. TN;
James C. Nowlin, male, age 16, b. TN;
Thos L. Nowlin, male, age 8, b. TN;
Milton G. Nowlin, male, age 5, b. TN;
Harriet E. Nowlin, female, age 3, b. TN;
Elisabeth Nowlin, female, age 92, b. VA.

Children of Bryan & Rebecca:
Samuel Jabus Nowlin 1842 – 1843
Dr James Ozro Nowlin 1843 – 1879
Edward Perkins Nowlin 1845 – 1848
Robert "Bobley" Dunlinson Nowlin 1848 – 1848
Allen Leeper Nowlin 1849 – 1855
Thomas Light Nowlin 1852 – 1939
Milton Gross Nowlin 1854 – 1907
Harriet Elizabeth Nowlin 1857 – 1916
Mary Jane Nowlin 1859 – 1860
Rebecca Lavonia Nowlin 1861 – 1950." Image.


Rebecca Ewing Neill

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "____ Neill daughter of Samuel and Jane Neill was born Nov. 15, 1821."

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155496675/rebecca-ewing-nowlin. Image.

3FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146825054. "8/4/1840: Married Rebecca Ewing Neill @ Marshall Co., TN.

1850 Federal Census taken 10/12/1850, for Marshall Co., TN:
Bryant W. Nowlin, male, physician, age 29, b. TN;
Rebecca E. Nowlin, female, age 27, b. TN;
James A. Nowlin, male, age 6, b. TN;
Allen L. Nowlin, male, age 11/12, b. TN.

1860 Federal Census taken 7/9/1860, for Belfast, Marshall Co., TN:
B. W. Nowlin, male, physician, age 39, b. TN;
Rebecca Nowlin, female, age 38, b. TN;
James C. Nowlin, male, age 16, b. TN;
Thos L. Nowlin, male, age 8, b. TN;
Milton G. Nowlin, male, age 5, b. TN;
Harriet E. Nowlin, female, age 3, b. TN;
Elisabeth Nowlin, female, age 92, b. VA.

1870 Federal Census taken 7/22/1870, for Henryville, Lawrence Co., TN:
Asa Carrell, male, age 40, b. TN;
Elizabeth Carrell, female, age 28, b. TN;
Alexander L. Carrell, male, age 11, b. TN;
Otie Blair, female, age 8, b. TN;
Elizabeth P. Voulin, female, age 49, b. VA.

U. S. Mortality Index:
Name: Rebeca E. Nowlin
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Birth Place: Tennessee
Age: 57
Death Date: Mar 1880
Cause of Death: Consumption
Census Place: Marshall Co., TN

Children of Bryan & Rebecca:
Samuel Jabus Nowlin 1842 – 1843
Dr James Ozro Nowlin 1843 – 1879
Edward Perkins Nowlin 1845 – 1848
Robert "Bobley" Dunlinson Nowlin 1848 – 1848
Allen Leeper Nowlin 1849 – 1855
Thomas Light Nowlin 1852 – 1939
Milton Gross Nowlin 1854 – 1907
Harriet Elizabeth Nowlin 1857 – 1916
Mary Jane Nowlin 1859 – 1860
Rebecca Lavonia Nowlin 1861 – 1950." Image.


Margaret Thornton

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51026367/margaret-strother. "Daughter of Francis and Alice (Savage) Thornton, Sr.

Wife of William Strother, III ~ married 1694, King George Co., VA

William (II) and Margaret (Thornton) Strother had 5 children and they were:

1. William Strother V (m. Margaret Watts)
2. Francis Strother (m. Susannah Dabney)
3. Benjamin Strother (m. Mary Mason, married 1st., George Fitzhugh)
4. Anthony Strother (m. 1st., Bethland Storke and 2nd., Mary James)
5. Elizabeth Strother (m. prob. Robert Kay)

"William and Margaret Strother were close friends and neighbors of Augustine Washington, father of Pres. George Washington." Their farms adjoined andafter the death of William Strother, two hundred eighty acres of this homestead with the with it's two-story (8 bedroom) house was sold to Augustine Washington and became a part of "Ferry Farm" and Pres. George Washingon spent some time here when he was young. By 1929 the house was still in good condition.

"The Thornton Family of England and Virginia," From Tyler's Quarterly, by John Nicklin (p. 4)." Image.


William Bernard Wade

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/86841237/william-b_-wade. "William Bernard Wade, 93, Guernsey R.D.2 died at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday (Jan 21, 1970) at Guernsey Memorial Hospital following an illness of one month. A retired farmer, he was born Feb. 22, 1876 in Gilmar County, W.Va. the son of William Daniel and Sarah Elizabeth Craft Wade. He was the last of a family of seven children. He was married June 6, 1920 to the former Annabelle Duff who died March 24, 1964. Mr. Wade leaves two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Leona) Boyd, Guernsey R.D. 2 and Mrs. Charles (Edna) Andrews, Newark R.D. 3; one son, Charles Wade, Melrose Park, Ill. and two grandchildren. One infant son is deceased. Friends may call at Scott-Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Marshall Harper officiating. Burial will be in Flat Ridge Cemetery, Knox Twp.
The Daily Jeffersonian - Cambridge, Ohio Guernsey County Thursday 22 January 1970 Pg. 17." Image.

21900 U.S. Census, FHL 124_1758 pg 7B, 22 Jun 1900. "Wade, Burm ? Head WM Feb 1876 24 M 4 West Virginia Virginia Virginia Farmer Day Loborer
----, Lenorah Wife WF July 1872 27 M 4 3 2 West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
----, Agra Daughter WF Feb 1898 2 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
----, Thelma Daughter WF Oct 1899 7/12 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
----, Romon Brother MW Oct 1886 13 S West Virginia Virginia Virginia Day Laborer
----, Hazel Brother WM May 1887 11 S West Virginia Virginia Virginia Day Laborer."

31910 U.S. Census, T624_1693 pg 13B, 21 May 1910. "Waide, William B. Head MW 34 M1 14 West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia Farmer General Farm
-----, Lenora H. Wife FW 37 M1 14 8 7 West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Agra Daugther FW 12 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Thelma Daughter FW 10 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Bonnie L Daughter FW 9 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Harry N Son MW 7 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Rosa L Daughter FW 4 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, William C. Sopn MW 2 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia
-----, Herbert B. Son MW 1 S West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia."


Anna Belle Duff

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/86841232/anna-b_-wade. "Mrs. Anna Belle Wade, 70 of Cambridge R.D. 1 died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday in a Cambridge hospital after a short illness. She was born in Knox Twp. Guernsey County, March 6, 1894, a daughter of the late Brazilla an Mary Ellen Duff. he attended Flat Ridge Community Church. Mrs. Wade leaves her husband, William B. Wade, whom she married June 6, 1920; two daughters, Mrs. Leona Boyd of Guernsey and Mrs. Edna Andrews of Newark; one son, Charles B. Wade of Melrose Park Ill. one sister, Mrs. Olive Smith of Columbus, and two grandchildren. One son, three sisters and six brothers are deceased. Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home here 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Fletcher Carr will officiate at 1 p.m. services Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Flat Ridge Cemetery, Knox Twp.
The Daily Jeffersonian - Cambridge, Ohio Guernsey County Tuesday 24 March 1964 Pg. 9." Image.


Jesse Clyde Wade

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/86841233/jesse-c.-wade. Image.


Thomas W. Boyd

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25838716/thomas-w-boyd. "Thomas W. Boyd, 77, of 442 Dewey Ave. formerly of 3775 Gray Road, Guernsey, died at 1:30p.m. Tuesday (Jan 10, 1989) at his home. He was born Oct 26, 1911 in Guernsey County, son of the late Kelly and Rosetta Todd Boyd. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist by faith. He was a life member and former chaplain of Cambridge DAV and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. Mr. Boyd leaves his wife Leona Wade Boyd, whom he married Oct. 28, 1939; two sisters, Anna Cornelius of Cambridge Health Care Center and Ruth Harper of Lancaster, Pa.; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Thorn Funeral Home, where services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Flat Ridge Cemetery.
The Daily Jeffersonian - Cambridge, Ohio Guernsey County
Wednesday 11 Jan 1989 pg. 6." Image.


Leona M. Wade

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25838715/leona-m-boyd. "A Graveside service for Leona Boyd of Newark will be held Thursday Feb 16, 2012 at the Flat Ridge Cemetery in Cambridge.
May 12, 1921 – February 14, 2012 Chestnut House, Newark, Ohio

Formerly of Cambridge, Ohio, Guernsey County
Attended Flat Ridge Methodist Church

Preceded in death by parents Wm. & Anna Wade and husband of over 45 years – Thomas W. Boyd. Homemaker.

Surviving relatives – Edna L. Love, sister of Newark; brother Charles B. Wade of DeKalb, Il and nephews Richard Wade of Henderson, NV and Robert Wade of Franklin Park, Il; great niece Jamie Ann (Brent) Becker and great, great nephew Charles Wade Becker, Columbia, MO.

Special Cambridge friends and relatives Mark & Juanita Oliver, Pearl Maurer, Wm. Boyd, Nephew, Judy and Delores Atha nieces of Conesville, OH.

Special "Love" relatives Robert & Cynthia Love, William and Joan Love, John and Annie Love, Gary and Kathleen Love, Sheri and Gary Derr, and Kathy Love." Image.


Charles Bernard Wade

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/177453113/charles-b-wade. Image.


Dorothea P. Mueller

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154291123/dorothea-p-wade. "Daughter of Alfred and Esther (Filskov) Mueller. Beloved wife of Charles Wade; loving mother of Robert (Lilioza), and Richard (Marcia) Wade; dear grandmother of Jamie Ann (Brent) Becker, Randi, and Piotr; great-grandmother of Charles Wade Becker; dear sister of Alfred Mueller and the late Robert Mueller; aunt of many. Retired after many years of nursing. Former co-owner of J.P. Hardware store of Melrose Park. Member of the Ladies Alter Guild of Apostles Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Apostles Lutheran Church Alter Guild appreciated. Visitation Friday, April 17, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium, 9568 Belmont Ave. Franklin Park. Lying in state Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service 11:00 a.m. at Apostles Lutheran Church, 10429 Fullerton Ave. Melrose Park. Interment Irving Park Cemetery." Image.