Category: Families

Edwards Family

THE EDWARDS FAMILY Terry Edwards John Edwards was the first Edwards to come to Yancey County. He was born in September, 1750 in Baltimore County, MD. After moving to McAllister Town, PA, he later moved to Bedford Co., VA where he resided until the Revolutionary War. His pension records show that he volunteered and served …

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Stringfield Ancestry, Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’s

Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr. ‘s STRINGFIELD ANCESTRY II. Delia Stringfield married James Brittain b. 1750-55, d. 1832 Buncombe Co., NC. Was wife (Mrs. James Brittain) on 1800 Census for Buncombe County, NC.III. William Brittain b. 6 Aug. 1798, d. 27 May 1867; married Rachel Clayton b. 8 May 1749, d. 24 Oct 1884. Was child …

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Stringfield, James, Sr. & Mary Ann (Ray)

JAMES, SR. & MARY ANN (RAY) STRINGFIELD submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Although James Stringfield had moved to Barren Co, Ky, before the 1800 census of Buncombe Co, we submit these records as proof of the ancestry of the Brittain families of Buncombe and Henderson Counties, NC. The first …

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Brittain, William & Rachael (Brank)

WILLIAM & RACHAEL (BRANK) BRITTAIN Generation 2William Brittain, son of Joseph & Jemina Brittain, was born February 7, 1762 in Orange County, North Carolina [now Rowan County], and died after 1840 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He married Rachael Brank, daughter of Peter Brank. Children of William Brittain and Rachael Brank are: . i. Joseph …

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Brittain, Horatio Nelson & Elizabeth (Morrow)

HORATIO NELSON & ELIZABETH (MORROW) BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Horatio Nelson Brittain, son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield of Buncombe Co, NC, was born, according to the 1850 census of Haywood Co, NC, in 1815 in Buncombe Co. He married in Haywood Co, NC, 6 December 1838 …

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Brittain, Lorenzo Dow & Arminta Russell

LORENZO DOW BRITTAIN & ARMINTA RUSSELL Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Lorenzo Dow Brittain, son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield, was born on 1805 in Buncombe Co, NC, and died December 1832 in Cedar Twp, Boone Co, Missouri. Since Lorenzo died before reaching the age of 30, he did …

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Brittain, William & Rachel (Clayton)

WILLIAM & RACHEL (CLAYTON) BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 William Brittain was born 6 August 1798 in Buncombe Co, NC, and died 27 May 1867. He was a son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield of Buncombe Co. William married about 1819 in Buncombe Co. to Rachel Clayton, born …

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Miller, David II

DAVID MILLER II submitted by Mary Martha (Nieblas) Brown David Miller II (b. ca 1780; d. Aug 22, 1861, per tombstone) was the son of David Miller (1743-1821), a Revolutionary War Veteran who distinguished himself as a courier (or Express rider). This was an important job as only those whose honesty and loyalty were unquestioned …

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Miller, Leonard Hezekiah

ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF LEONARD HEZEKIAH MILLER Synopsis by Carol Raymond and Sarah Burrell Miller Based on Research and Compilations of Frances “Frankie” Alexander Miller for Lorrie, Lance, Caryl and Suzanne I. Samuel R. Miller (b. 1803), from Cocke County, TN, married Mary Susannah “Sooky” Byrd from Yancey County, NC. They built a big log …

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Lanning Bible Records

LANNING BIBLE RECORDS John Lanning was born Feb. 27, 1757 Sarah Lanning was born Munday 7th Dec. 1767 Enor eldest son was born October 8, 1784 Amos was born November 18, 1786 Joseph was born January 4, 1789 Mary was born September 3, 1790

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