He married three times: 1) Margaret Virginia DeHart on Feb 22, 1894 in Norfolk, VA. They had seven children. 2) Maude L. Howison on Jun 21, 1919 in Washington DC. They had no children. 3) Iva Jewel Akers [Cutlip] on Feb 1, 1922 in Crawford, Currituck Co., NC. They had two children.
He was buried beside his first wife, Margaret. In August 2005, this headstone was placed on their grave by 24 of their grandchildren and great-grandchildren (and their spouses).