Beatrice Hubbert Woods
- Born: 22 Jul 1897, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia (Indian Camp Farm)
- Marriage: Dr. William Clyde Jones on 5 Feb 1921 in Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.
- Died: 25 Jan 1965, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. at age 67
- Buried: East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA Div 3 / Section 11
Beatrice Hubbert Woods Jones [Maintained by Frank Greenbaum]
Birth: Jul. 29, 1897 Catawba (Roanoke County), Roanoke County, VA
Death: Jan. 25, 1965 Salem City, VA
Born on "Indian Camp" farm, the Woods' family homestead in Catawba, VA, Beatrice was the second of Joe & Leslie's four children. Her father sold the farm in the early 1900's and moved the family to Salem to open The Woods Hardware Co.
She attended Roanoke Women's College [later Elizabeth College] and graduated in 1912 with First Distinction. She was a charter member of the Poe Literary Society and in 1918, became President of the Elizabeth College Alumnae Association.
Beatrice was originally a patient of Dr. William Clyde Jones, her dentist, and consented to become his wife in 1921. They purchased a home on High Street before 1924 and lived there across from Roanoke College for many years. They had 3 children, all girls, Aminee, Beatrice and Charlotte.
Raised a Lutheran, she later joined the First United Methodist Church in Salem. She was an enthusiastic bridge player, compassionate and charitable and a good cook. She passed away after an operation for a brain tumor.
The 1920 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 126 records Beatrice Woods (13 - VA/VA/VA) living with her widowed mother Leslie H. Woods (45 - VA/VA/VA) and brothers Harry W. (21) and Lynn M. (17) at 34 Chestnut Street. Harry is a helper at a bank.
The 1910 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 135 records Beatrice Woods (13 - VA/VA/VA) living with her parents Joseph R. (46 - VA/VA/VA) and Leslie (35 - VA/VA/VA) Woods and siblings Aminse (14 - VA/VA/VA), Harry (10 - VA/VA/VA), and Lynn (7 - VA/VA/VA) on Chestnut Street. Joseph is a hardware merchant and has been married to Leslie for 15 years. Leslie has had 4 children all of whom are still living.
The 1900 Federal Census for Catawba District, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 72 records Beatress Woods (July 1897 - VA/VA/VA) living with her parents Joseph R. (August 1863 - VA/VA/VA) and Mary L. (Dec 1874 - VA/VA/VA) Woods and siblings Amine (Oct 1895 - VA/VA/VA), and William H. (Aug 1899 - VA/VA/VA). Joseph is a farmer and has been married to Mary Leslie for 5 years. Leslie has had 3 children all of whom are still living. Also in the household is Texas Scott (Oct 1877) as a servant.
Beatrice married Dr. William Clyde Jones, son of William Thomas Breckenridge Jones and Elizabeth Rachael Garrett, on 5 Feb 1921 in Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. (Dr. William Clyde Jones was born on 7 Nov 1885 in Henry Co, VA, died on 13 Mar 1971 in Lexington City, Virginia and was buried in East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA Div 3 / Section 11.)
The marriage license for William C. Jones and Beatrice H. Woods in recorded at the Roanoke Co., VA Courthouse in Salem, VA.
Date of the license and the marriage is February 5, 1921 performed by Rev Lewis S. Rudasill who gave his bond in Warren Co., VA.
They were married in the Methodist Church in Salem.
William was born in Henry Co., VA while Beatrice was born in Salem, VA.
His parents: W. B. & Bettie Jones
Her parents: J. R. [Joseph R. Woods] & Leslie Woods of Salem
William is a Dentist.
Lewis Singleton Rudasill was born in Warren Co., VA near Front Royal on July 14, 1873 and became a Methodist Minister.