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Vance, Robert Brank

Robert Brank VANCE, 1828-1899 Congressional Biography: VANCE, Robert Brank, (nephew of Robert Brank Vance [1793-1827] and brother of Zebulon Baird Vance), a Representative from North Carolina; born on Reems Creek, near Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., April 24, 1828; attended the common schools; engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; clerk of the court of pleas and …

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Vance, Col. David

COL. DAVID VANCE submitted by William E. Bryson Col. David Vance was born at or near Winchester, Virginia, about 1745, the oldest son of Samuel Vance and descended on the paternal side from the DeVaux family in Normandy, Vance being a corruption of DeVaux. About 1774 he settled on the Catawba River in Rowan County, …

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Blackstock, Clarence E., Jr.

CLARENCE ERNEST BLACKSTOCK, JR. Clarence E Blackstock Surnames contained in this listing: Alexander, Anderson, Ball, Barnes, Biffle, Blackstock, Brown, Carter, Clouse, Comer/Komer, Craven, Dillard, Dugger, Dyer, Elkins, Gilbert, Hartsoe, Henckel, Hensley, Hickam, Hopper, Horton, Inman, Loudermilk, Mallett, McCurry, McKinney, Piercy, Rafferty, Ray, Sams, Siler, Summers, Turner, Weaver, Webb, Whittington, Wilson, Young 1. Clarence Ernest Blackstock …

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Blackstock, Nehemiah

NEHEMIAH BLACKSTOCK August 30, 1794 – August 6, 1880 submitted by Grace Duckett Greene Born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, Nehemiah came to Buncombe County on July 6, 1814, as a surveyor. It is unclear just when he met and married Hammoleketh Ball who was born in Irdell County, North Carolina. “Leeky” (April 2, 1794 …

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Baird, Julia M.

MISS JULIA M. BAIRD “On the 28th inst., near Asheville, N.C., at the residence of her mother, Miss Julia M. Baird, in the sixteenth year of her age. In the death of this young Lady we have a melancholy illustration of the uncertainty of human life. She left the college on Friday evening in perfect …

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Baird, Israel

ISRAEL BAIRD submitted by George Spears Reynolds, Jr. Israel Baird was born on March 8, 1800 in Asheville, North Carolina, the son of Bedent Baird and Mary Ann Welsh Baird. He owned and operated an 800 acre farm which encompassed the entire Beaver Lake area, two miles north of downtown Asheville. He married Mary Ann Tate …

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Baird, Zebulon

THE ZEBULON BAIRD FAMILY submitted by J. Douglas Robinson and Mary Cook Hyder Zebulon Baird, son of William Baird and Margaret O’Riley was born in NJ in 1764. After the death of his father, he, his sister, and all of his brothers except John, went south with their widowed mother. They settled near Morganton, in …

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Baird, Bedent

BEDENT BAIRD submitted by Mrs. Mary Cook Hyde Bedent Baird descended from the Immigrant John Baird of Aberdeenshire, Scotland who came to Monmouth County, New Jersey after landing at Staten Island on December 18, 1683. John’s second wife and mother of his children was Mary Harmon,d/o Cutliff Harmon.(added material) Three generations later Bedent and his …

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Bailey, Levi & Descendants

LEVI BAILEY AND DESCENDANTS  submitted by Kenneth C. Wilde      Levi Bailey, b. ca 1776 in Virginia, was probably son of William Bailey who on January 23, 1797 in Buncombe Co., NC (Deed Book 4, p. 101) for $100.00 gave Levi Bailey “6 cows and calves, 5-2 year old steers, 7-3 year old Heffers, and 1-3 …

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Anderson Marriages

ANDERSON BUNCOMBE CO., NORTH CAROLINA MARRIAGES ANDERSON, A.G., 22 BRIGGS, VIVIAN, 21 06-08-1912 ANDERSON, A.G. KERR, A.M. 08-31-1860 ANDERSON, A.G., 63 CREASMAN, J.C., 49 03-29-1881 ANDERSON, A.L., 24 FRANKS, LIZZIE, 21 10-13-1894 ANDERSON, ADDIE, 21 HENRY, ANNIE MAY, 22 02-05-1919 ANDERSON, ALBERT, 19 HARWOOD, MARY, 18 07-16-1905 ANDERSON, ANDREW L. JR, 22, IL CHAMBERS, MARTHA, …

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