The Lowry Family

Of

Bedford County, Va.

Presented by Thomas A. Markham

Page Nine

    212.  William Albert Thornhill II (William Albert7, Luther Rice6, Lucinda Abigail5 Lowry, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born June 30, 1910.  He married Eleanor Stone July 17, 1937.    

Child of William Thornhill and Eleanor Stone is:

       252      i.    William Albert Thornhill III, born September 1940.

 

    213.  Helen Winifred Thornhill (William Albert7, Luther Rice6, Lucinda Abigail5 Lowry, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born April 18, 1913.  She married Donald Banks Benedict July 1935.    

Child of Helen Thornhill and Donald Benedict is:

       253      i.    David Banks Benedict, born September 1939.

 

    244.  Walter Allen Markham, Jr. (Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born January 29, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and died May 30, 1995 in Okeechobee, Florida.  He married (1) Mary Tom Ashley March 10, 1934 in Charlotte, North Carolina, daughter of Charles Ashley and Tryphosia Tingen.  She was born April 01, 1910 in Timberlake, North Carolina, and died June 02, 1952 in Richmond, Virginia.  He married (2) Alice Margaret Armstrong March 1953 in Miami, Florida.    

Children of Walter Markham and Mary Ashley are:

+     254      i.    Thomas Allen Markham, Sr., born January 28, 1935 in Princeton (Dade County), Florida.

+     255     ii.    Charles Raymond Markham, born November 10, 1936 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia.

+     256    iii.    Martha Ann Markham, born January 29, 1940 in Okeechobee, Florida.

+     257    iv.    Mary Jane Markham, born March 09, 1950 in Miami, Florida.   

Children of  Alice Armstrong are:

       258             i.    Edward Bowns, Stepchild.

       259            ii.    Christine Bowns, Stepchild.

 

 

    245.  Roscoe Lowry Markham (Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born January 25, 1913 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia, and died April 11, 1969 in Okeechobee County, Florida.  He married Christine Pearson October 15, 1941 in Ft. Valley, Georgia.  She was born in Ft. Valley, Georgia.    

Children of Roscoe Markham and Christine Pearson are:

       260     i.    Lee Anita Markham, born October 30, 1942.

       261     ii.    Roscoe Lowry Markham, Jr., born February 14, 1946.

       262    iii.    George Willard Markham, born March 22, 1950.

    246.  Elizabeth Markham (Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born March 25, 1924 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia.  She married (1) Carey Sossamon Fowler February 08, 1947 in Valdosta, Georgia.  He was born June 17, 1922 in Bahama, North Carolina, and died in Bedford, Virginia.  She married (2) Charles Green October 21, 1988 in Bedford, Virginia. 

Children of Elizabeth Markham and Carey Fowler are:

       263      i.    Walter Wayne Fowler, born November 11,       1947.

       264      ii.    John Russell Fowler, born October 10, 1952.

       265     iii.    Lee Allen Fowler, born July 21, 1954.

 266     iv.    Larry Gene Fowler, born October 16, 1958.

 

Generation No. 9

    254.  Thomas Allen Markham, Sr. (Walter Allen8, Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born January 28, 1935 in Princeton (Dade County), Florida.  He married Linda Lou Boyer November 17, 1956 in Bedford, Virginia.  She was born February 08, 1937 in Galax, Virginia.

Children of Thomas Markham and Linda Boyer are:

+     267      i.    Thomas Allen Markham, Jr., born July 24, 1957 in Bedford County Hospital.

+     268     ii.    Richard Boyer Markham, born November 26, 1958 in Lee Memorial Hospital Ft. Myers, FL.

+     269    iii.    Mary Lucille Markham, born July 24, 1957 in Bedford County Hospital.

+     270    iv.    Margaret Ellen Markham, born March 30, 1961 in Lee Memorial Hospital Ft. Myers, FL.

 

    255.  Charles Raymond Markham (Walter Allen8, Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born November 10, 1936 in Lowry (Bedford County) Virginia.  He married Betty Ray Lazenby September 11, 1957 in Chesterfield, South Carolina, Baptist Church.  She was born June 19, 1936 in Bedford County.

Children of Charles Markham and Betty Lazenby are:

+     271      i.    Jane Ashley Markham, born December 10, 1958 in Ft. Myers, Florida.

+     272     ii.    Tracie Bland Markham, born December 24, 1960 in Ft. Myers, Florida.

+     273    iii.    Kim Michelle Markham, born February 21, 1966 in Ft. Myers, Florida.

 

    256.  Martha Ann Markham (Walter Allen8, Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born January 29, 1940 in Okeechobee, Florida.  She married Marshal Conrad Pitts, Jr. October 29, 1960 in Okeechobee, Florida.  He was born March 09, 1940 in Ft. Pierce, Florida.

Children of Martha Markham and Marshal Pitts are:

       274      i.    Susan Dawn Pitts, born September 05, 1960.

       275     ii.    Marshal Conrad Pitts III, born August 06, 1964.

       276    iii.    Markham Coy Pitts, born July 20, 1967.

 

    257.  Mary Jane Markham (Walter Allen8, Bessie Lillian7 Lowry, Junius D.6, Charles Burr5, William4, John3, William Burr2, John1) was born March 09, 1950 in Miami, Florida.  She married (1) Anthony Axt, Jr. Abt. 1968 in Okeechobee, Florida.    She married (2) Jon Rucks.    

Children of Mary Markham and Anthony Axt are:

+     277      i.    Anthony Lyde Axt, Jr., born January 18, 1969 in Mont Clair, N. J..

+     278     ii.    Ashley Lynn Axt, born April 28, 1971 in Mont Clair, N. J..