Category: Families

Bennett Family Research Report

This post is a Proposal that: William Bennett (abt 1730-1806)was the father of John Bennett (abt 1756-abt 1837)and grandfather of Hardeman Bennett (1775-1849) Based on a study of existing records for Upper South Carolina and Western North Carolina   by Carolyn Bennett Mahaffey Atlanta, Georgia February 2021   Bennett Family Report

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Waldrop Family Research Available

Howard Waldrop has generously shared a link (below) to his family’s research page on the Waldrop family. This is a rootsweb page and there are lots of ads so make sure your ad blocker is turned on!  Please have a look to see if their information can help you: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/621101/I1/michaeli-waldrop/individual

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A Tribute to Buncombe Co., NC, and a Man Named Benjamin Kimsey

            What the heck were Lewis and Clark’s first names? “Those are first names,” I said to no one in particular. Being at the end of my book, “Kimsey Rise: A Family of Farmers”, an historical novel taking place around 1805 at the time of Benjamin’s death in Buncombe County and James, his brother’s death, …

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Clark, Benjamin Mitchell Bible Records

BIBLE RECORDS OF BENJAMIN MITCHELL CLARK Submitted by Zelma Deaver Draper, 3213 Lawnview, Corpus Christi, TX 78404 Benjamin Mitchell Clark, b. Dec. 5, 1825, Haywood Co. N.C.  m. June 16, 1850 to Salina Rhodes Bird by Rev. John M. Wood.  d. April 1, 1893, Meridian, TX. Children: 1.  Salina Bird Clark, b. April 3, 1851, …

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Hawkins Ancestry, Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’s

Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’s HAWKINS ANCESTRY I. Benjamin Hawkins married (___) Chambers and was on the 1800 Census for Buncombe Co., NC II. John Hawkins (b. 27 Jul 1792; d. 6 Feb 1857) married Mary/Polly Smith (b. 25 Nov 1795; d. 16 Mar 1872). John was a child on 1800 Census for Buncombe Co., NC …

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Hawkins, General Williams

THE HAWKINS FAMILY supplemental information on the early Benjamin Hawkins family of Buncombe County, submitted by Dexter ttawkins, R.R. #1, Box 18, Noble, MO 65715 GENERAL WILLIAM HAWKINS (1750-1804)William Hawkins was born in Baltimore County, Maryland, the son of John and Mary (Simpkins) Hawkins, on October 5, 1750, according to the register of St. Thomas …

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Smith, Wanda Elaine

WANDA ELAINE SMITH Surnames contained in this listing:Anders, Bailey, Briggs, Buckner, Burnett, Gilliam, Hensley, Hicks, Lindsay, Marshall, Morris, Shittle, Smith, Walker 1. Wanda Elaine Smith marriedRobertCaldwell. Parents 2. William McKinley Smith Jr. born 6-Mar-1920, Buncombe Co.-NC – Oakley, married 24-Dec-1940, in Buncombe Co.-NC – Oakley, Rubena Elizabeth Bailey, born 28-Aug-1920, Buncombe Co.-NC – Black Mountain. …

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Smith, Samuel and Mary (Jarrett)

SAMUEL and MARY (JARRETT) SMITH submitted by Tom Jarvis, 3420 Stanford Street, Dallas, TX 75225 Samuel Smith appears on the 1800 census of Buncombe County with the following family unit: one male 26-45, one female 16-26, and 2 males 0-10, with no slaves. Samuel Smith was born 29 Aug 1765 in a public inn, in …

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Smith, Daniel & Mary McConnel Davidson

DANIEL & MARY McCONNEL DAVIDSON SMITH DANIEL SMITH b. 1757, d. 1824; married MARY McCONNEL DAVIDSON b. 1760, d. 1853. On 1800 census, Buncombe County, NC. 1. James McConnell Smith 2. Sarah McConnell Smith 3. Mary Polly Smith 1. James McConnell Smith. First child of white parents born in the (now) City of Asheville, NC, …

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Bell, Montgomery & Comfort (Brittain)

MONTGOMERY & COMFORT (BRITTAIN) BELL submitted by G.G. Bell Montgomery Bell was born in Burke (or Rowan) County on September 21, 1787, the son of Thomas and Jane Montgomery Bell. His mother died at his birth, and his father married, secondly, Sarah Eve of Wilkes County. In 1796 Thomas brought his family to Buncombe County. …

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