Category: Families

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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Lanning, John

JOHN LANNING by Albert S. McLean Born February 27, 1757 at Bordentown, N.J. Enlisted in Rowan County, NC as a substitute for his father, Joseph Lanning, under Capt. Robert Moore, Maj. Jas. Smith, Col. Alex Martin, Gen. Rutherford in North Carolina Continental line and saw service against the Tories, Cherokee and in the Battle of …

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Rhodes, Dora (Brown)

DORA (BROWN) RHODES submitted by Lorelei Lee (Brown) Cox and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Dora Brown (1873-1948), the youngest child of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown, married Lewis Lester Rhodes (1874-1928) on November 16, 1896, in Buncombe County. For many years the family lived on Broad Street; later they moved to Biltmore Avenue. …

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Frady, Creola Ellen (Brown)

CREOLA ELLEN (BROWN) FRADY submitted by Lorelei Lee (Brown) Cox and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Creola Ellen Brown (1870-1922), daughter of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown, married John Ben Frady (1865-1938) on February 13, 1890 in Buncombe County. John was employed by the city of Asheville for 52 years in construction work and …

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Brown, Aris and Sirena “Rena” (Hare)

ARIS AND SIRENA “RENA” (HARE) BROWN submitted by Edith Weldon (Brown) Cauble, Sanford Webster Brown, and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Aris and Rena were married by R.C. Sales in his Asheville home on December 24, 1895. Witnesses were B.C. Brown, M. Presley and Sallie Sales. The newlywed’s first night was spent as guests of Aris’ …

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Brown, B. Cane

B. CANE BROWN submitted by Julian Berkley Ruiz Berkley Cane (Caney) Brown farmed a few acres of what is now the Browntown area of Biltmore Forest. He was the son of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown. On September 23, 1888, he married Lou Emma Ray, the daughter of Sara (Clark) Ray. About 1910 …

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Smith, Rose Anna Jane (Brown)

ROSE ANNA JANE (BROWN) SMITH submitted by Lorelei Lee (Brown) Cox and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Rose Anna Jane Brown (1862-1930) daughter of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown, married John Henry Furches Smith (1856-1939) on December 27, 1885 in Biltmore, Buncombe Co., NC. The couple is buried at Piney Grove, Swannanoa. Rose Anna …

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Brown, James William

JAMES WILLIAM BROWN submitted by Stephanie Jo (Brown) Sunde and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown James William Brown (1859-1926) was the third child (first son) of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown. On September 19, 1883, in Buncombe County, he married Julia Britt (1862-1946). Julia was the daughter of George W. Britt who sold the …

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