Viola Nance

Descendants of Viola Nance

Submitted by Earl Shockley

Generation No. 1

1. VIOLA1 NANCE She married FRANK SHOCKLEY.

Child of VIOLA NANCE and FRANK SHOCKLEY is:

2. i. ELLA NANCE2 SHOCKLEY, b. October 14, 1881, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. April 1, 1945, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Generation No. 2

2. ELLA NANCE2 SHOCKLEY (VIOLA1 NANCE) was born October 14, 1881 in Lawrence County, Ohio1, and died April 1, 1945 in Lawrence County, Ohio1. She married (1) LEWIS THACKER, son of GIRARD THACKER and JUDY THACKER. He was born June 9, 1886 in Lawrence County, Ohio2, and died December 17, 1970 in Huntington West Virgina2. She married (2) JOHN WILLIAM SHOCKLEY, son of MARION SHOCKLEY and ALABAMA HOWARD. He was born May 20, 1875 in lawrence County, Ohio3, and died June 27, 1934 in Lawrence County, Ohio4. She married (3) JOHN WILLIAM SHOCKLEY October 1, 1899 in Lawrence County, Ohio5, son of MARION SHOCKLEY and ALABAMA HOWARD. He was born May 20, 1875 in lawrence County, Ohio6, and died June 27, 1934 in Lawrence County, Ohio7.

More About ELLA NANCE SHOCKLEY:

Burial: April 1945, White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio

Fact 11: Changed name to Ruby Thacker When she left John8

Place Of Burial: White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio9

More About LEWIS THACKER:

Occupation: Boilermakers Helper on C&O Railroad Retired.

Place Of Burial: December 19, 1970, Highland Cemetery

More About JOHN WILLIAM SHOCKLEY:

Burial: June 1934, White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio

Cause of Death: Cancer of Sigmoid portion of bowel

Divorced: Had 2 children with another woman, Marion Clifton Shockley & Maggie Shockley10

Education: 1920, Was not able to Read or Write Per 1920 Census11

Fact 11: 12

Occupation: Farmer13

Place Of Burial: White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio14

More About JOHN WILLIAM SHOCKLEY:

Burial: June 1934, White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio

Cause of Death: Cancer of Sigmoid portion of bowel

Divorced: Had 2 children with another woman, Marion Clifton Shockley & Maggie Shockley15

Education: 1920, Was not able to Read or Write Per 1920 Census16

Fact 11: 17

Occupation: Farmer18

Place Of Burial: White/Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio19

More About JOHN SHOCKLEY and ELLA SHOCKLEY:

Marriage: October 1, 1899, Lawrence County, Ohio20

Children of ELLA SHOCKLEY and LEWIS THACKER are:

i. JOHN3 THACKER.

ii. ELSIE THACKER, m. MR BRUMFIELD.

More About ELSIE THACKER:

Fact 11: Went to prison for shooting a man, Tried to rape her

iii. LUCAS THACKER.

3. iv. MAE THACKER.

Children of ELLA SHOCKLEY and JOHN SHOCKLEY are:

v. ALBERT3 SHOCKLEY, b. Lawrence County, Ohio; Stepchild.

vi. EMORY SHOCKLEY, b. Platform Ohio; Stepchild.

More About EMORY SHOCKLEY:

Fact 11: The Baby of family

vii. PEARLIE SHOCKLEY, b. 1900, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. 1904, Lawrence County, Ohio; Stepchild.

More About PEARLIE SHOCKLEY:

Place Of Burial: Shockley Cemetary, Platform Ohio

4. viii. WILLIAM OWEN SHOCKLEY, b. May 9, 1905, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. October 17, 1968, Huntington West Virgina; Stepchild.

5. ix. HATTIE SHOCKLEY, b. 1908, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. 1967, Springfield, Ohio; Stepchild.

x. ERNEST SHOCKLEY, b. 1911, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. Lawrence County, Ohio; Stepchild.

6. xi. DONALD SHOCKLEY, b. July 5, 1912, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 19, 1992, Huntington, West Virgina; Stepchild.

Generation No. 3

3. MAE3 THACKER (ELLA NANCE2 SHOCKLEY, VIOLA1 NANCE) She married CHARLES HARDESTY.

Child of MAE THACKER and CHARLES HARDESTY is:

i. DONALD CARROLL4 HARDSTY.

More About DONALD CARROLL HARDSTY:

Fact 11: Went Crazy, had nervous breakdown

4. WILLIAM OWEN3 SHOCKLEY (ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born May 9, 1905 in Lawrence County, Ohio21, and died October 17, 1968 in Huntington West Virgina21. He married EVA MARIE HARMON.

More About WILLIAM OWEN SHOCKLEY:

Occupation: Huntington Water Corp. Retired

Place Of Burial: October 20, 1968, Woodmere Memorial Park Cemetery

Children of WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and EVA HARMON are:

i. DOROTHY4 SHOCKLEY, m. MR SADLER.

ii. MARY SHOCKLEY, m. MR FOSTER.

iii. RUSSELL SHOCKLEY.

iv. CHARLES SHOCKLEY.

v. JAMES SHOCKLEY.

5. HATTIE3 SHOCKLEY (ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born 1908 in Lawrence County, Ohio, and died 1967 in Springfield, Ohio. She married HENRY SMITH.

Children of HATTIE SHOCKLEY and HENRY SMITH are:

i. JAMES4 SMITH.

ii. FREDA MAE SMITH.

6. DONALD3 SHOCKLEY (ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born July 5, 1912 in Lawrence County, Ohio22, and died March 19, 1992 in Huntington, West Virgina23. He married REV. NAOMI CATHERINE SMITH October 20, 1934 in Huntington, West Virgina24, daughter of HARRISON SMITH and SYRILDA LEEK. She was born September 18, 1918 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky24, and died July 12, 1997 in Huntington West Virgina25.

More About DONALD SHOCKLEY:

Burial: March 23, 1992, Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington West VA

Cause of Death: Natural causes, Died in Cabel Huntington Hospital

College: None

Elem. School: School house in Platform Ohio

Fact 11: Liked McDonalds Big Mac’s with fries & strawberry milkshakes

High School: None

Medical Information: Black hair went full gray, Blue eyes

Middle School: 6th Grade Education

Occupation: Construction Worker

Place Of Burial: March 23, 1992, Huntington West Va, (Spring hill Cemetery)

Religion: Baptist

SNDX#: S-240

SSN#: 234-18-6727

More About REV. NAOMI CATHERINE SMITH:

Burial: July 16, 1997, Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington West VA

Cause of Death: Stroke

College: None

High School: None

Medical Information: Brown hair, Brown eyesDiabetic, Heart trouble

Middle School: Quit School in 7th grade, parents would not buy books or paper

Military service: None

Occupation: House Wife, Preacher

Place Of Burial: July 16, 1997, Spring Hill Cemetary, Huntington West Virgina

Religion: Pentacostal Christian

More About DONALD SHOCKLEY and NAOMI SMITH:

Marriage: October 20, 1934, Huntington, West Virgina26

Children of DONALD SHOCKLEY and NAOMI SMITH are:

7. i. MARGARET4 SHOCKLEY, b. December 8, 1935, Huntington, West Virgina.

8. ii. WILLIAM EARL SHOCKLEY, b. November 6, 1937, Huntington, West Virgina Cabell County.

9. iii. DONALD LEE SHOCKLEY, b. July 29, 1940, Huntington, West Virgina; d. July 28, 1979, Huntington, West Virgina.

10. iv. ELIZABETH ALICE SHOCKLEY, b. March 27, 1944, Huntington, West Virgina.

11. v. JUANITA MAE SHOCKLEY, b. February 3, 1947, Huntington, West Virgina.

12. vi. FAY ELLEN SHOCKLEY, b. September 28, 1949, Huntington, West Va.

13. vii. DAVID HENRY SHOCKLEY, b. March 27, 1958, Huntington, West Virgina.

Generation No. 4

7. MARGARET4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born December 8, 1935 in Huntington, West Virgina. She married RANDAL SCARBERRY. He was born in Guyandot, West Virgina.

Children of MARGARET SHOCKLEY and RANDAL SCARBERRY are:

i. RANDY5 SCARBERRY.

ii. RUTH SCARBERRY, m. DANNY.

iii. PAUL SCARBERRY.

8. WILLIAM EARL4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born November 6, 1937 in Huntington, West Virgina Cabell County. He met (1) GERALDINE WATTS. He married (2) DOROTHY MAE CRUM May 9, 1956 in Huntington, West Virgina, daughter of ANCE CRUM and STELLA MEADE. She was born April 27, 1941 in Wayne County, West Virgina. He married (3) LORENE SHOCKLEY July 18, 1970 in Huntington, West Virgina. She was born February 13, 1940 in Huntington, West Va.

More About WILLIAM EARL SHOCKLEY:

Elem. School: Monroe Elementry School

Medical Information: Black hair, Brown eyes

Middle School: Oly Jr High School, Until 9th grade

Military service: October 5, 1955, U.S. Navy served untill Jan 5, 1961

Occupation: Brick Layer, Security, Maintenance Man

Religion: Baptist

More About DOROTHY MAE CRUM:

College: None

Medical Information: brown hair, hazel eyes

Military service: None

Occupation: House Cleaner, Cashier, Secretary

Religion: Baptist

More About WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and DOROTHY CRUM:

Divorce: April 2, 1968, Huntington, West Virginia27

Marriage: May 9, 1956, Huntington, West Virgina

Marriage Fact: March 22, 1968, Dorothy Filed for Divorce from Earl28

More About WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and LORENE SHOCKLEY:

Marriage: July 18, 1970, Huntington, West Virgina

Child of WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and GERALDINE WATTS is:

14. i. TERESA GALE5 SHOCKLEY, b. September 18, 1959, Louisa, Kentucky.

Children of WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and DOROTHY CRUM are:

ii. WILLIAM EARL SHOCKLEY5 JR, b. October 19, 1957, Portsmouth, Virginia Naval Hospital29; d. October 31, 1957, Portsmouth, Virgina Naval Hospital30.

More About WILLIAM EARL SHOCKLEY JR:

Medical Information: Born with insides exposed

Place Of Burial: Oceana, Virgina ( Military Cemetery)

15. iii. EARL WILLIAM SHOCKLEY, b. May 23, 1959, Huntington, West Virgina Cabell County.

Child of WILLIAM SHOCKLEY and LORENE SHOCKLEY is:

16. iv. EARLENE5 SHOCKLEY, b. December 23, 1970, Huntington West Virgina.

9. DONALD LEE4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born July 29, 1940 in Huntington, West Virgina31, and died July 28, 1979 in Huntington, West Virgina31. He married SHIRLEY MARTHA FAY ASHWORTH CYRUS31 May 23, 1961 in Huntington, West Virgina31, daughter of SAM ASHWORTH and NORA YEAGER. She was born July 29, 1945 in Virginia31.

More About DONALD LEE SHOCKLEY:

Burial: July 1979, Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington West VA

Cause of Death: pneumonia

Medical Information: 39 Years old

Occupation: Construction

Place Of Burial: Huntington, West Va Springhill cemetery, (1927 addition Lot 123 space#2)

SNDX#: S240

SSN#: 233-60-4123

More About SHIRLEY MARTHA FAY ASHWORTH CYRUS:

Raised: Raised by her Aunt Margaret Cyrus

More About DONALD SHOCKLEY and MARTHA CYRUS:

Marriage: May 23, 1961, Huntington, West Virgina31

Children of DONALD SHOCKLEY and MARTHA CYRUS are:

i. CAROLYN VIVIAN5 SHOCKLEY, b. May 24, 1962, Huntington, West Virginia31; m. TRACEY ELLIS31, August 6, 1982, Chesapeake, Ohio31.

More About TRACEY ELLIS and CAROLYN SHOCKLEY:

Marriage: August 6, 1982, Chesapeake, Ohio31

ii. CONNIE ANN SHOCKLEY31, b. May 14, 1965, Huntington, West Virginia31; m. JOE SANCHEZ31, May 6, 1996, California31.

More About CONNIE ANN SHOCKLEY:

Military service: U.S. Airforce

More About JOE SANCHEZ and CONNIE SHOCKLEY:

Marriage: May 6, 1996, California31

10. ELIZABETH ALICE4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born March 27, 1944 in Huntington, West Virgina. She married (1) RAYMOND HAMLIN. He was born in Ohio. She married (2) EVERT CHRISTIAN. He was born in Ohio.

Children of ELIZABETH SHOCKLEY and RAYMOND HAMLIN are:

i. BECKY5 HAMLIN.

ii. CHARLIE HAMLIN.

iii. RAY HAMLIN.

iv. DONNA JEAN HAMLIN.

v. DORENE HAMLIN.

Child of ELIZABETH SHOCKLEY and EVERT CHRISTIAN is:

vi. JERRY5 CHRISTIAN.

11. JUANITA MAE4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born February 3, 1947 in Huntington, West Virgina. She married LEE RAINES. He was born in West Virgina.

Child of JUANITA SHOCKLEY and LEE RAINES is:

i. STEVEN5 RAINES.

12. FAY ELLEN4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born September 28, 1949 in Huntington, West Va. She married HARRY WOODROW HYSELL JR November 29, 1965 in Huntington, West Va, son of HARRY SR and ANNABELLE BRYAN. He was born December 24, 1943 in Akron, Ohio.

More About FAY ELLEN SHOCKLEY:

Medical Information: Black hair, Brown eyes

Occupation: Secretary

Religion: Christian

More About HARRY WOODROW HYSELL JR:

Medical Information: Black Hair, Brown eyes

Occupation: Construction

More About HARRY JR and FAY SHOCKLEY:

Marriage: November 29, 1965, Huntington, West Va

Children of FAY SHOCKLEY and HARRY JR are:

i. HARRY WOODROW HYSELL5 3RD, b. October 21, 1966, Huntington, West Virgina; m. KAREN ADKINS, February 19, 1994, Huntington, West Va.

More About HARRY 3RD and KAREN ADKINS:

Marriage: February 19, 1994, Huntington, West Va

17. ii. CARRIE LYNN HYSELL, b. December 3, 1967, Huntington, West Virginia.

18. iii. APRIL DAWN HYSELL, b. April 1, 1971, Huntington, West Va.

13. DAVID HENRY4 SHOCKLEY (DONALD3, ELLA NANCE2, VIOLA1 NANCE) was born March 27, 1958 in Huntington, West Virgina. He married TERESA LYNN GIBSON April 27, 1979 in Ohio. She was born November 27, 1957.

More About DAVID HENRY SHOCKLEY:

Occupation: B & O Railroad Worker

More About DAVID SHOCKLEY and TERESA GIBSON:

Marriage: April 27, 1979, Ohio

Children of DAVID SHOCKLEY and TERESA GIBSON are:

i. JESSICA RENNE5 SHOCKLEY, b. August 7, 1983.

ii. DANIELLE NICOLE SHOCKLEY, b. February 15, 1986.

 

Endnotes

1. Visit to grave by Earl W. Shockley

2. Obituary

3. Lawrence Co. Birth records

4. Lawrence Co. Ohio Death Records

5. Lawrence Co. Marriage Certificate

6. Lawrence Co. Birth records

7. Lawrence Co. Ohio Death Records

8. Catherine Shockley & William Earl Shockley

9. Visit to grave by Earl Shockley

10. William Earl Shockley

11. 1920 Federal Census.

12. William Earl Shockley

13. 1900 Census & Lawrence County Death Records

14. Visit by Earl Shockley

15. William Earl Shockley

16. 1920 Federal Census.

17. William Earl Shockley

18. 1900 Census & Lawrence County Death Records

19. Visit by Earl Shockley

20. Lawrence Co. Marriage Certificate

21. Obituary

22. Catherine Shockley & Obituaries

23. Visit to Grave by Earl Shockley & Obituaries

24. Catherine Shockley

25. Earl Shockley/Obit

26. Catherine Shockley

27. Divorce Decree

28. Divorce decree

29. Birth Certificate

30. Written on back of Birth Certificate by William Earl Shockley

31. Carolyn Shockley Ellis.

32. Teresa Spurlock

33. Carrie Menshouse