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Brittain, Benjamin Stringfield and his wife Celia Vance

BENJAMIN STRINGFIELD BRITTAIN and his wife CELIA VANCE submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer Benjamin Stringfield Brittain, son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield, was born 1793 in Buncombe Co, NC, and died 19 Aug. 1864 in Cherokee Co, NC. He married 20 May 1817, Buncombe Co. to Celia Vance, born 1795, Buncombe Co. and …

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Brittain, Phillip & Sophia Melinda (Lewis)

PHILLIP & SOPHIA MELINDA (LEWIS) BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Phillip Brittain, son of James and Delilah (Stringfield) Brittain, was born 15 July 1787 in what was then Burke Co, NC. (Tombstone recording by Sadie Patton.) No record has been found of his first marriage. He married in Buncombe Co. …

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Brittain, James, Jr.

JAMES BRITTAIN, Jr. James Brittain, Jr., son of James Brittain, Sr. and Delilah Stringfield, was born 8 May 1803, Buncombe Co, NC. His death date and place are not know, yet he was on the 1870 and 1880 census of Greenville Co, SC, and we assume he died there. (His birth date is recorded in …

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Brittain, James Sr. & Delilah (Stringfield)

JAMES, SR. & DELILAH (STRINGFIELD) BRITTAIN submitted by Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 According to the 1880 census of Greenville Co, SC, James Brittain Jr. gave both his parents’ birthplaces as Virginia. James Brittain Sr. was born ca 1750/55 in Va. He died between 26 Jan. 1831 and the 6th of …

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Brittain, Joseph

JOSEPH BRITTAIN Shirley (Brittain) Cawyer, P.O. Box 164, Stephenville, TX 76401 Although Joseph Brittain was dead long before Buncombe County was formed, we submit this sketch as Joseph Brittain was the progenitor of all the Brittain descendants in western North Carolina. According to NSDAR #523976, this Joseph Brittain was born in 1723. We do not …

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Craig, John

JOHN CRAIG submitted by George B. Coggins John Craig and his three brothers, Robert, William and James lived in Augusta County, Virginia at Craigville. His brother Robert went to Greenbriar and established an Inn. His other two brothers raised large families and died prior to 1812. John Craig married Hannah Davis in Augusta County, and …

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Hughey, Michael Weaver

Michael Weaver Hughey Sherrill Hughey, 303 Cumberland Ave., Asheville NC 28801 Surnames contained in this listing: Beekman, Brank, Brittain, Burton, Buytenhusan, Cartwright, Cocke, Davis, deBaune, Demarest, Erwin, Farley, Fontain/Fontaine, Hackley, Hallum, Hughey, Koning, Lucas, McCain, McKean/McKeen, Meet, Miller, Phillips, Pickens, Ramsey, Reynerse, Rice, Roberts, Roper, Runion/Runnion/Runyon, Rychen/Rycken, Ryker, Smock, Stanton, Warren, Wiltsee, Witty, Yates Paternal …

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Hughey Ancestry, Dorothy Hughey

Dorothy Hughey HUGHEY ANCESTRY I. James Hughey (b. ca 1777; d. 1853) married Ellen (_____) (b. 1777) Became Sheriff of Buncombe County, N.C. in 1795. On 1800 census of Buncombe County, NCII. Samuel Hughey (b. 1802; D. 1886) married Margaret Young Brank (b. 1807; d.. 1900). Lived, Buncombe Co., NC III. James Marion Hughey (b. …

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Hughey, James

JAMES HUGHEY Rowan and Buncombe Counties, NC Carolyn J. (Hughey) Lyda, Box 4, 6255 Dayton Pike, Hixson, TN 37343 James Hughey was born about 1777, probably in Rowan Co, NC. He later moved to Buncombe Co. with his wife Ellen _____? who was also born in 1777. According to the land settlement charts in the …

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Foster Ancestry, Joanna Evans Bater’s

Joanna Evans Baxter’s FOSTER ANCESTRY William Foster (Forster) b. 1748 d. 1830 married Elizabeth Heath b. 1753 d. 1827 Lived: Asheville, NC. On 1800 Census for Buncombe Co., NCThomas Foster b. 1774 d. 1858 married Orra Sams b.c. 1780 d. 1857 Lived: Asheville, NC Nancy Foster b. 1797 d. 1862 married James Mitchel Alexander b. …

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