My John P Steffey was born Aug. 1857 to Lysander and Sally Steffey. According to the 1900 census he had been married for 16 years to Martha and living in the Copper Creek District of Russell County, Va. By that time they had 6 children but only 5 surviving.By 1910 Martha is a widow. On that census they had Daisy 1886,Benjamin H 1889, Carry B 1891, John W. W. 1893 and Maude 1897. In the 1910 census Martha is a widow, claiming 2 of her children have died and living with her is John at age 17 and a daughter who must be Carry B who has married a Keith and has one child. In 1920 Martha E Stieffey shows up. She is living with her granddaughter who is a Keith and right next door is Ben Stieffey and his wife Nellie. 1930 census Nellie claims she is widowed (but she's not) and Nellie's mother is living with her at age (looks like 79).She is listed as Salyers or Saylers.