Category: Families

Henderson, Eliza Jane (Brown)

ELIZA JANE (BROWN) HENDERSON submitted by Stephanie Jo (Brown) Sunde and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Eliza Jane Brown (1857-1930), second child of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown, was a lifelong resident of Asheville. On January 1, 1880, she married James Daniel Henderson (1860-1930) who was also a lifelong Asheville resident. The couple lived …

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Cantrell, Louisa (Brown)

LOUISA (BROWN) CANTRELL submitted by Stephanie Jo (Brown) Sunde and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown Louisa Brown (1856-1940), a native of Buncombe County, was the first born of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown. On June 15, 1873 in Buncombe County, she married Charles “Charlie” Edward Cantrell (1844-1903). The couple is buried at Oak Grove …

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Patton, Matthew, Sr.

Further INFORMATION ON THE EARLY FAMILY OF MATTHEW PATTON SR. (1738-1824) (of Cumberland Co., PA; Mecklenburg and Buncombe Cos, NC and Jefferson County, IN (submitted with our thanks by Mrs. Jerry Ann Stout, 1739 N. Kessler, Wichita, KS 67203) MATTHEW PATTON, SR. (1738-1824) was the son of Matthew and Elizabeth (..) Patton of Peters Township, …

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Crockett, David and Elizabeth (Patton)

DAVID AND ELIZABETH (PATTON) CROCKETT submitted by Bruce Whitaker Elizabeth Patton was born in Swannanoa, Buncombe County, NC, on May 22, 1788, one of the younger children of Robert and Rebecca (..) Patton. She married her first cousin, James Patton, son of her father’s brother Elijah. Elizabeth and James Patton moved to West Tennessee, probably …

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Patton, James

JAMES PATTON submitted by Dr. Helen Patton James Patton was born in the North of Ireland, County of Derry and Parish of Tamlacht, on the 13th day of February, 1756. His father was a farmer by occupation but was in failing health and died when James was 14 years of age. The names of his …

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Patton Cemetery Inscriptions

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS from Aslund’s and Ledbetter’s “Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe Co., NC” Vol. 1: Patton Cemetery, Swannanoa, NC “Magdalene Cunningham Patton d. 1840; age 70 to 80 yrs. George Patton b. 1786; d. 1840 Nancy Patton b. 1792; d. 1860 M. Jane Patton b. July 31, 1841; d. Feb. 14, 1907 Nancy E. Patton b. …

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Patton Family Research Notes

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON THE VARIOUS PATTON FAMILIES OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC From the research of Jonathan B. Butcher, Reg. Genealogist, on behalf of Mr. Jesse D. Patton, Babylon, NY.Aaron Patton was probably born in the 1760’s and lived on Swannanoa. It seems likely that he was the son of Matthew Sr., next to whom he …

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Patton, Matthew [Sr.] and Aaron Families

Matthew [Sr.] and Aaron Patton Families We noted above that George Patton married Nancy, daughter of Aaron Patton. Aaron appears to have been in some way related to Matthew Patton Sr., next to whom he was listed on the 1790 Census. At this time these, as well as Robert Patton, were listed in the 11th …

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Patton, George

George Patton son of Robert was born on 20 Sept. 1786 and died in Swannanoa Twp on 13 April 1840, being buried in the Patton cemetery off Bee Tree Road, Swannanoa. (Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe Co., Vol. I.) He married Nancy Patton, daughter of Aaron and Magdalene (Cunningham) Patton and, under the name of George …

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Patton, Robert

Family of Robert PattonRobert Patton’s family is covered in Heritage of Old Buncombe County, NC, Vol. II. He lived in Swannanoa until 1831, when he moved to Tennessee. To recap, his children:1. Sarah Patton, born ca 1780, mar. William Edmundson. 2. James Patton, born ca 1782, died before his father in Mississippi. 3. Ann Catherine …

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