Mary Leslie Shield Hubbert
- Born: 10 Dec 1874, Roanoke Co., Virginia
- Marriage: Joseph Robert Woods on 15 Nov 1894 in Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.
- Died: 12 Feb 1936, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. at age 61
- Buried: East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA Div 3 / Section 11
Cause of her death was Stomach Cancer.
Another name for Mary was Leslie.
See general notes on her daughter, Beatrice, for 1900, 1910, and 1920 census records with Leslie married to Joseph Woods.
The 1930 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 10 records the widow Leslie H. Woods (55 - VA/VA/VA) living at 9 College Avenue which is located next door to the Roanoke County Jail. She owns her home which is valued at $15,000.
The 1880 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 64, page 604B records Leslie Hubbard (3) living with her mother Emily Hubbard (25) and siblings Mattie (5), Blanche (1), and (not named) (3/12 - March). Emily is living with her parents, Spiral (62) and Susan C. (47) Simmons, and sister Lizzie (17). Spiral is a farmer but is lame. While Emily is listed as married, her husband is not present.
The 1870 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, page 385 records Spiral Simmons (51) and his daughters Emily (18), Eliza (16), Fanny (12), and Lizzy (6). Spiral is rather wealthy with real estate valued at $12,000 and a personal estate valued at $2,000. There is a Frank Hubbard, who could be Emily's future husband, in this same census record on page 357: Frank Hubbard (17) living with his mother Mary Hubbard (51) and siblings George (23), Fanny (20), Susan (20), and Charles (12). Mary Hubbard is a farmer and rather wealthy with real estate valued at $23,000 and a personal estate valued at $2,800.
The 1880 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, District 64, page 598A records the widow Mary Hubbert (61). Also in the household is her son Charles B. Hubbert (21), her son George A. Hubbert (32) and his wife Annie B. Hubbert (27).
The 1870 Federal Census for Roanoke Co., Virginia, Salem P. O., page 734 records Sparrel Simmons (41) with his wife Isabella (36) and children Emily (7), Eliza (5), Fannie (3), and Wise (7/12). Sparrel is a rather wealthy farmer with real estate valued at $12,000 and a personal estate at $22,550. The personal estate valued includes 34 slaves [the ancestry.com data base indexes the name Sparrel Timmons ... he is usually refereed to as Capt. Sparrell Simmons]
Note: The 1900 Federal Census for Salem (East Salem), Roanoke Co., VA, District 76, page 193A records the widow M. A. [Mary] Hubbard (Aug 1819). Also in the household are her son, G. A. [George] Hubbard (July 1849) and daughter-in-law F. B. Hubbard (Jan 1853). Mary has had 5 children of whom 3 are still living. George has been married for 25 years with no children.
The book A Historical Sketch of Michael Keinadt and Margaret Diller, His Wife records on page 50-51: Dr. Arthur Z. Koiner, son of Cyrus, was born February 26, 1855, and reared in Augusta Co., Virginia. He graduated from Roanoke College; ... taught at Richmond [Virginia] Medical College ... he returned [to the Salem area] to join hands with Frances Simmons, of Salem, Virginia, an excellent lady. Continuing his practice, at Richmond, until the village of "Bog Lick" indicated future greatness, he settled there, ... But here [Roanoke/Salem] he sustained the loss of his companion without issue. She was buried in the cemetery in Salem. ... He took a second wife, Miss Lizzie Simmons, a charming girl, daughter of Captain Sparrel Simmons, of Salem, Virginia. From this marriage there is a daughter, Frances Kathrina Susan, a late, but very welcome visitor.
Frances Simmons was probably Lizzie's sister. And Lizzie is not to be confused with Eliza Simmons ...
Eliza was the second wife of Dr. Joseph A. Gale, a prominent physician in Roanoke, VA. They were married on October 5, 1875. A son, Dr. Sparrell Simmons Gale, founded Lewis-Gale Hospital of Roanoke.
Interesting to note that the 1900 Federal Census for Salem, Roanoke Co., VA, District 77 records Lizzie McClung (Nov 1864) married for 5 years to Marshall McClung (May 1864) living on Virginia Avenue [near Burwell & Pennsylvania Avenues]. Also in the household are step daughter [to Marshall], Frances Koiner (Sept 1892), son David S. McClung (March 1896), and mother-in-law Susan C. Simmons (March 1832). Marshall is an attorney. [Susan C. Simmons is the widow of Sparrel Simmons and grand mother of Mary Leslie Shield Hubbert.]
Mary married Joseph Robert Woods, son of William Woods and Sarah Jane Edington, on 15 Nov 1894 in Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. (Joseph Robert Woods was born on 12 Aug 1863 in Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia (Indian Camp Farm), died on 12 Apr 1915 in Salem, Roanoke Co., VA. and was buried in East Hill Cemetery, Salem, VA Div 3 / Section 11.) The cause of his death was He died of mastoiditis.
The marriage certificate at the Roanoke County Court House in Salem, VA records the marriage of 31 year old Joseph R. Woods to 20 year old Leslie Shields Hubbert on November 15, 1894. The Certificate was taken out on Nov. 13, 1894.
Joseph's parents are William & Jane Woods while Leslie's parents are S. Frank & Emma Hubbert (sic).