Descendants of

Benjamin Richard Markham

Page One

Generation No. 1

1.  Benjamin Richard8 Markham  (Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born May 02, 1835 in Bedford County, Virginia, and died March 16, 1914 in Lowry  (Bedford County)  Virginia.  He married Jane Calpurnia Lee November 05, 1868 in Bedford County, Virginia, daughter of Thomas Lee and Frances S. J. Hardy.  She was born November 19, 1848 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, and died April 14, 1938 in Bedford County, Virginia.  

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B. R. Markham

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Jane Calpurnia Lee

                

Children of Benjamin Markham and Jane C. Lee are:

+    2         i.  May Belle9 Markham, born December 15, 1869 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died October 23, 1917 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

+    3        ii.  Lillian Lee Markham, born December 24, 1872 in Bedford County, Virginia; died Abt. 1950 in Lakeland, Florida.

+    4       iii.  Willie Calpurnia Markham, born April 23, 1875 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died October 31, 1945 in McAllen,  Hidalgo, Texas.

+    5       iv.  James Richard Markham, born July 22, 1879 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died July 01, 1956 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

+    6        v.  Ellie Watts Markham, born October 22, 1882 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died May 03, 1970 in Orlando, Florida.

+    7       vi.  Walter Allen Markham, Sr., born September 05, 1885 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died June 02, 1949 in Farming Accident,  (Lowry Virginia).

      8      vii.  George Jones Markham, born February 1889 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died March 17, 1967 in Bedford, Virginia.  He married Mary Simpson Stratton July 20, 1920 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Generation No. 2

 2.  May Belle9 Markham (Benjamin Richard8, Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born December 15, 1869 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, and died October 23, 1917 in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She married Clarence Walton Leslie, Sr.  June 26, 1895 in Lowry, Bedford, VA, son of David Leslie and Elizabeth Lemon.  He was born August 06, 1869 in Charlimont, Botetourt County, VA, and died June 22, 1957 in Roanoke, VA.

Children of May Belle Markham and Clarence Leslie are:

+    9         i.  Ruth Drucilla10 Leslie, born September 03, 1896 in Lowry, Bedford County, Virginia; died February 22, 1920 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

      10      ii.  Richard Alexander Leslie, born February 28, 1898 in Lowry, Bedford, Virginia; died October 01, 1936 in Connecticut?.

      11     iii.  Mable Markham Leslie, born July 27, 1900 in Lowry, Bedford, Virginia; died October 18, 1962 in Roanoke, Virginia.  She married Charles William Abshire; born in Roanoke, Virginia.

+    12     iv.  Clarence Walton Leslie, Jr., born October 06, 1902 in Lowry, Bedford, Virginia; died November 22, 1978 in South Boston, Halifax, Virginia.

+    13      v.  Janie Belle Leslie, born June 06, 1904 in Lowry, Bedford, Virginia; died September 15, 1981 in Florida.

      14     vi.  Lucille Virginia Leslie, born March 30, 1907 in Lowry, Bedford, Virginia.  She married Garrett Edwin Van Meter; born in Baltimore, Maryland.

       15    vii.  Ellie Louise Leslie, born January 19, 1910 in Lowry, Bedford Co., VA; died August 08, 1990 in Bedford, Virginia.   She married Armand Harvey Rollins July 06, 1930; born Abt. 1910.

 

  3.  Lillian Lee9 Markham (Benjamin Richard8, Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born December 24, 1872 in Bedford County, Virginia, and died Abt. 1950 in Lakeland, Florida.  She married Edward Theobold October 22, 1896 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, son of Lewis Theobold and Sarah.  He was born in Michigan.

Children of Lillian Markham and Edward Theobold are:

      16       i.  Vivian Irene10 Theobold, born August 28, 1899 in Bedford County,  Virginia; died January 08, 1906 in Bedford County,  Virginia.

      17      ii.  Richard Edward Theobold, born April 16, 1903 in Bedford County,  Virginia; died April 08, 1904 in Bedford County,  Virginia.

      18     iii.  Benjamin Theobold, born Abt. 1905  in Bedford County, Virginia; died aft. 1967 Lakeland, Florida

      19     iv.  Violet Theobold, born Abt. 1908 in Bedford County, Virginia; died aft. 1967 Lakeland, Florida

4.  Willie Calpernia9 Markham (Benjamin Richard8, Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born April 23, 1875 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, and died October 31, 1945 in McAllen,  Hidalgo, Texas.  She married (1) Vest.    She married (2) John James Johnson April 26, 1910 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, son of Jason Johnson and Mary Cottrell.  He was born February 08, 1873 in Bedford County,  Virginia, and died January 20, 1919 in Bedford County,  Virginia.

Child of Willie Markham and John Johnson is:

+    20       i.  Frances Marie10 Johnson, born February 02, 1911 in Bedford County, Virginia.

 

5.  James Richard9 Markham (Benjamin Richard8, Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born July 22, 1879 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, and died July 01, 1956 in Lynchburg, Virginia.  He married Perla Vernon Shakespeare, daughter of Benjamin Shakespeare and Mary Vernon.  She was born April 19, 1882 in Delaware, and died June 24, 1974 in Virginia.

Children of James Markham and Perla Shakespeare are:

      21       i.  Richard10 Markham.

+    22      ii.  Kenneth S. Markham, born October 22, 1913 in Bedford County,  Virginia; died April 11, 1981 in Homestead, Florida.

 

 6.  Ellie Watts9 Markham (Benjamin Richard8, Jesse E.7, Nathaniel E.6, John5, Arthur4, Arthur3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born October 22, 1882 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, and died May 03, 1970 in Orlando, Florida.  She married William Francis Theobold, Sr. in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, son of Lewis Theobold and Sarah.  He was born in Michigan, and died June 06, 1934 in Orlando, Florida.

    Children of Ellie Markham and William Theobold are:

+    23       i.  William Francis10 Theobold, Jr., born September 09, 1907 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia.

+    24      ii.  Virginia Francis Theobold, born September 15, 1911 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia; died September 1969 in Florida.

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