Myrtle Viola Riley

Female 1896 - 1954


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  • Born  24 Mar 1896  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  7 Apr 1954  Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I102  Virts
    Last Modified  6 Aug 2015 

    Father  Thomas William Riley,   b. 7 Apr 1868, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1937, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rose May McGaha,   b. 18 Sep 1873, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1941, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jan 1892 
    Family ID  F6311  Group Sheet

    Family  Elbert Franklin Virts,   b. 2 Jun 1888, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1977, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1910  Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Irene Rose Virts,   b. 14 Apr 1914, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1988, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Leslie Virts,   b. 7 Jan 1916, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1974, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ernest Franklin Virts,   b. 16 Aug 1919, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1984, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Leroy Thomas Virts,   b. 2 Nov 1921, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1981, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Josephine Virts,   b. 12 Jan 1924, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 2009, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Charles Clifford Virts,   b. 29 Apr 1928, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 2013, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F16  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Elbert Franklin Virts, Myrtle Viola Riley, Catherine Josephine Virts, Charles Clifford Virts and Irene Rose Virts Coffman
    Elbert Franklin Virts, Myrtle Viola Riley, Catherine Josephine Virts, Charles Clifford Virts and Irene Rose Virts Coffman
    left to right: 1st row - Catherine Josephine Virts, Irene Rose Virts, 2nd row - Elbert Franklin Virts, Myrtle Viola Riley Virts, 3rd row - Charles Clifford Virts

    Elbert Franklin Virts was born June 2, 1888 in Loudoun County Virginia to James Marion and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts. He married Myrtle Viola Riley on December 21, 1910. She was born March 2, 1896 in Loudoun County Virginia and died April 7, 1954 in Lovettsville, Virginia. Both are buried in Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery in Lovettsville Virginia.

    Their children from above picture: Charles Clifford Virts, Irene Rose Virts, was born April 14, 1914 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died March 14, 1988 in Leesburg, Virginia. She married Monroe E. Coffman was born October 26, 1910 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died January 23, 1996 in Leesburg, Virginia. Both are buried in Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery in Lovettsville Virginia. Catherine Josephine Virts was born January 12, 1924 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died July 20, 2009 in Leesburg, Virginia. She is buried in Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery in Lovettsville Virginia

    Headstones
    Elbert Franklin Virts (1888-1977) and Myrtle Viola Riley (1896-1954) Headstone
    Elbert Franklin Virts (1888-1977) and Myrtle Viola Riley (1896-1954) Headstone

    Albums
    Elbert Franklin Virts and Myrtle Viola Riley
    Elbert Franklin Virts and Myrtle Viola Riley (5)

  • Notes 
    • Frederick Post, April 10, 1954

      Mrs. Myrtle Viola Virts, 58, wife of Elbert F. Virts, Lovettsville, Va., died Wednesday night in Loudoun County, Va., Hospital, after a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rose McGaha Riley. Surviving besides her husband are the following children, Mrs. Iren Coffman, Leesburg, Va.; John Virts, Lovettsville; Ernest Virts, Purcellville; LeRoy T. Virts. Hillsboro, C. Virts serving in Japan and Catherine Virts, at home. Also surviving are three sisters Mrs. Rebbie Cooper, Brunswick, Mrs. Bessie Fillingame, Falls Church; Mrs. Lizzie Frye, Lovettsville; four brothers; Raymond Riley, Purcellville; Melvin Riley, Lovettsville, Clifford Riley, Cooksville, and Louis Riley, Parker, Kansas. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Lovettsville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1852] Virginia Death Certificate No. 1954009025.

    2. [S269] Frederick County Maryland Marriage Records.