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Patton, Col. John

Family of Col. John PattonCol. John Patton was born on 14 April 1765. According to Sondley, A History of Buncombe Co., he was born in Virginia and married Ann Mallory, settling in Asheville. According to a grave record, he died on 17 March 1834/1, and is buried at Newton Academy Cemetery in Asheville. His wife …

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Patton, James W.

PART II – THE EARLY PATTON FAMILIES OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY In the Heritage of Old Buncombe Co., Vol. I, there is a long article about James Patton of Asheville, whose roots lead back to Tamlacht Parish/or Townland, County Londonderry, Prov. of Ulster, in (now) Northern Ireland. His children were not listed in that article so …

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Patton Families in the 1800 Census

PATTON PATTON PATTON PATTON On the 1800 Census for Old Buncombe County, NC, there were 10 Patton Households, with heads as follows: John Patton Sen., John Patton Jun. George N. Patton; Aaron Patton; Brandon Patton; George Patton; James Patton, Jun. Robert H. Patton; James Patton, Sen.; Joseph Patton; George Patton; Robert Patton; Thomas Patton; William …

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Patton, George and Mary Jane (McDonald) Family

GEORGE AND MARY JANE (McDONALD) PATTON FAMILY submitted by Dr. Helen Patton George Patton was born in Ireland, on May 1, 1769, County of Derry and Parish of Tamlacht, and emigrated to America in 1790. With him were his widowed mother and four brothers and two sisters, all of them brought over under the sponsorship …

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Patton, Robert

ROBERT PATTON submitted by Bruce Whitaker Robert Patton was born in Ireland in 1741, the son of John Patton and his unidentified wife. In 1755 John and two sons, Robert and Elijah, came to America, eventually moving inland to Rowan County, NC. From there they moved into Burke Co., and Robert moved to Swannanoa in …

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Davidson Lineage, Dorothy Roberts’

Dorothy Roberts’ DAVIDSON LINEAGE I. Major William Davidson (b. 1736; d. 1814) married Margaret McConnell (b. 1742; d. 1806). On 1800 census for Buncombe Co., NCII. Samuel Winslow Davidson (b. 1781; d. 1858) married Martha McRee (b. 1781; d. 1849). Lived: Buncombe Co., NC III. James Cruser Davidson (b. 1806; d. 1891) married Sarah S. …

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Davidson Ancestry, Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’s

Lucian Holt Felmet, Jr.’sDAVIDSON ANCESTRY I. William Davidson married (_____). Was on the 1800 Census for Buncombe Co., NC.II. Mary Davidson married Daniel Smith who was listed as wife (Mrs. Daniel Smith) on 1800 Census for Buncombe Co., NC. III. Mary Polly Smith (b. 25 Nov 1795; d. 16 Mar 1872) m. John Hawkins (b. …

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Davidson, Confederate General Henry B.

CONFEDERATE GENERAL HENRY B. DAVIDSONsubmitted by George S. Reynolds Jr., Tallahassee, FL. Henry B. Davidson, a Confederate General who had a flair for the dramatic, took command of a brigade of Gen. Joe Wheeler’s cavalry at Rome, Georgia, in 1864. Davidson requisitioned every yard of red calico from every store in Rome and he and his …

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Davidson, Samuel

SAMUEL DAVIDSON The Swannanoa Valley throws her boundary lines from peak to peak, around coves from which escapes the headwaters of the upper Swannanoa. And these secluded coves, with the beautiful valley, into which their perennial streams converge were, until the close of the American Revolution, a cherished possession of the Cherokee Indians. From the …

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Brittain Buncombe Co., NC Marriages

BRITTAIN BUNCOMBE CO., NC MARRIAGES BRITAIN, EMLYN J, 39 – WASHINGTON-DC LEE, ROSINA M, 31 – WASHINGTON-DC 12-25-1921 BRITTAIN, HARVEY, 26 TIPTON, DELIA, 25 08-21-1931 BRITTAIN, J., 28 – TENNESSEE WALTON, MATTIE ( MRS), 30 11-21-1905 BRITTAIN, J. H., 23 ANDERSON, AVALINE F., 19 12-20-1886 BRITTAIN, J. V., 32 CHEROKEE CO-NC McKOY, MARY A., 30 …

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