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John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6:
William Milan, Jr.7:

Jesse Hannon Laughter 8

Born 11 Oct 1882
Died 10 June 1957

Married: Lydia Valeria Maffitt
Born: 01 Aug 1880
Died: 18 May 1964

Children of Jesse Hannon Laughter and Lydia Valeria Maffitt are:

  • Callie Belle Laughter, born 14 Oct 1906.
    Married: William Roy Robertson, 24 Oct 1926. He was born 19 April 1905.

  • William Brewster "Bee" Laughter, born 31 Dec 1907. Died 05 Dec 1966.

  • Thelma Leanna Laughter, born 28 July 1909.
    Married: Jack Alexander Rice, Born: 25 Feb 1889. Died: 01 Aug 1970.

  • Jesse Harvey Laughter, born 29 May 1912. He died 21 July 1985.
    Married: Madge Elizabeth Jones, 12 Aug 1936.

  • John Elmer "Doc" Laughter, born 15 May 1914. Died 24 April 1971.
    Married: Caroline Andreasen, 29 Oct 1940. Born 19 Aug 1917. Died 31 Oct 1980.

  • Frances Lucille Laughter, born 26 July 1916.
    Married: Henry Clay Goforth, 19 Feb 1938. He was born 26 Sept 1910.

  • Frederick Hannon "Fred" Laughter, born 02 July 1919.
    Married: Edith Cox, 08 May 1943. She was born 01 Feb 1919.

  • Lydia Eva Laughter, born 16 July 1921. Died Sept 1925.

  • Wade Vernon Laughter, born 19 May 1924.
    Married: Mary Livingston, 18 Nov 1972. She was born 03 April 1925.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Jeremiah7:

Anna Ogreta Laughter 8

Born ?

Married: Arthur Ballard

Children of Anna Ogreta Laughter and Arthur Ballard are:

  • Blaine Ballard
  • Ernest Ballard

    [Note: The Ballards were last known to live in the area of
    Weaverville, Buncombe Co., NC.]

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Jeremiah7:

Lilly Lee Laughter 8

Born: 18 Apr 1889
Died: 05 Nov 1971

Married(1): Henry Staton
Married(2): ? Hoots

Children of Lilly Lee Laughter and Henry Staton are:
  • J.B. Staton
  • Gussie Staton, married ? Jones.
  • Mary Staton, married Glen Rhinehart.
  • Phyllis Staton, married ? Strickland.
Children of Lilly Lee Laughter and ? Hoots are:
  • Pauline Hoots, married ? Edmonds.
  • Betty Hoots, married ? Glover.
  • Roy Hoots
  • Joann Hoots, married ? Whitmire.

    [Note: Most of the children of Lilly Laughter were last known
    to be in the area of Hendersonville, Henderson Co., NC.]

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Jeremiah7:

Henry Zedic Laughter 8  Henry Zedick Laughter

Born: 07 Aug 1892, near Saluda, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 10 May 1956, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Buried: Hillcrest Gardens Cememtery, Gaston Co., North Carolina.

Married: (1)Ida Foster, 1915. She died 1917. (No children.)

Married(2): Mary Roxanna "Roxie" Foster, 22 Feb 1919, Tryon, Polk Co., NC.
Born: 03 May 1902, Lynn, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 10 Jan 1995, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Buried: Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery, Gaston Co., North Carolina.

Children of Henry Zedic Laughter and Mary Roxana "Roxie" Foster are:
  • Edmond Henry Laughter, Born: 02 Dec 1919, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
    Died: 02 Dec 1919, Schoolfield, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

  • Vivian Harvey Laughter, Born: 18 Mar 1922, Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
    Died: 04 Jan 2008, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
    Married: Dorothy Agnes Copeland, 23 Mar 1940, Shiloh, Rutherford Co., NC.

  • Gladys Leola Laughter, Born: 17 Sep 1924, High Point, Guilford Co., NC.
    Died: 14 Apr 2012, Lake City, Columbia Co., Fla.
    Married(1): Silas Johnson, 20 Apr 1946, York Co., SC. (DIV)
    Married(2): "Red" Davis (DIV)
    Married(3): Bill Baker abt 1968.
    Died: abt 2005, Suwannee Co., Florida.

  • J.C. Laughter, Born: 10 Oct 1925, High Point, Guilford Co., NC.
    Died: 13 Jun 1926, Guilford Co., North Carolina.

  • Mary Ailene Laughter, Born: 24 Oct 1926, High Point, Guilford Co., NC.
    Married: Charles Friday, 20 Apr 1946, York, York Co., South Carolina.
    Born: abt 1918, Gaston Co., NC.
    Died: abt 1998, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
    Buried: Gaston Memorial Gardens, Gaston Co., NC.

  • Dorothy Mae Laughter, Born: 06 Jun 1929, High Point, Guilford Co., NC.
    Died: 13 Dec 2005, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC
    Married: Clifford Alton Correll, 27 Mar 1948, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
    Born: Abt 1925, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
    Died: 2006, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.

  • Andy Gay Laughter, Born: 29 Dec 1931, Spindale, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Died: ?, Greer, Greenville Co., South Carolina.
    Married: (1)Barbara Picklesimer, 18 Dec 1954, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
    Married(2): Betty ?, abt 1980, Greer, Greenville Co., South Carolina.

  • Amos Ray Laughter, Born: 29 Dec 1931, Spindale, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Assumed dead abt 1990. Never married.

  • Cora Lea "Coralea" Laughter, Born: 15 Feb 1933, Spindale, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Died: 01 Jul 2013, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina
    Married: Burette Franklin "Doc" Mullis, 18 Aug 1951, Mt. Holly, Gaston Co., NC.

  • Franklin Delano Laughter, Born: 17 Mar 1935, Spindale, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married: Mary Grace Almond, 21 Apr 1957, Concord, Cabarrus Co., NC.
    Died: 25 Nov 2009, Concord, Cabarrus Co., North Carolina.

  • Helen Lorene Laughter, Born: 13 Oct 1937, Gilkey, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Died: 10 Apr 2004, Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.
    Married: James English Foard, 14 Jun 1957, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
    Died: 18 Jan 2006, Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.

  • Agnus Jacqueline Laughter, Born: 09 Oct 1940, Shiloh, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Died: 09 Dec 2008, Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee.
    Married: Yvonne Steen, 1959, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

  • Donald Aubry Laughter, Sr., Born: 05 Jun 1944, Stanley, Gaston County, NC.
    Married: (1)Adell Hayley, 04 May 1964, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC. (Div)
    Married(2): Brenda Corley, 06 Jun 1989, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
Wyley Ellis 5: William Milan 6: Jeremiah 7:

General Dewitt Lawter 8
(General Dewitt Laughter, Dee Laughter, Dee Lawter)
(Son of Jerimiah Laughter but used spelling of Lawter)

Born: 1896, Saluda, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 1975, Saluda, Polk Co., North Carolina.

Married(1): Sally Staton, Polk Co., North Carolina.

Married(2): Belle Raines, Polk Co., North Carolina.

Children of General Dewitt Lawter and Sally Staton are:

  • Evelyn Lawter, (Evelyn Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married: ? Robertson.

  • Ruby Lawter, (Ruby Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married: Earl Fortenberry.

  • James Edward Lawter, (Bud Lawter, James Edward Laughter, Bud Laughter)
    Born: c.1933, Polk Co., North Carolina. Died: c.2000, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Children of General Dewitt Lawter and Belle Raines are:

  • Albert Lawter, (Albert Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.

  • Dwight Lawter, (Dwight Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.

  • James E. Lawter, (James E. Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.

  • Jerry M. Lawter, (Jerry M. Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Died: Aug 2001.

  • Nola B. Lawter, (Nola B. Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Champion.

  • Barbara Lawter, (Barbara Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Clontz.

  • Kathy Lawter, (Kathy Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Atkins.

  • Betty Lawter, (Betty Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Short.

  • Glenda Lawter, (Glenda Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Silvey.

  • Nettie Lou Lawter, (Nettie Lou Laughter) born: Polk Co., NC.
    Married ? Thompson.

    [Note: All of Dewitt Laughter's children were born near Saluda, Polk Co., NC.]

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

John Ernest Baumberger 8

Born: Apr 1888, North Carolina.
Died: 1956, North Carolina.

Married: Lucy Elva Cowan
Born: 1886
Died: 1968

Children of John Ernest Baumberger and Lucy Elva Cowan are:

  • Infant Baumberger, unnamed. Born: 1915. Died: 1915 at birth.

  • John "Jack" Cowan Baumberger, Born: 1916. Died: 1963.
    Married(1): Margaret Virginia "Jinny" Morrow, born 1916.
    Married(2): Marjorie Helen "Butch" Jones, born 1913, died 1957.

  • Robert "Bob" Jules Baumberger, born 1918, died 1967.
    Married: Louise Gloria Ovitt, born 1920, died 1972.

  • Margaret Jean Baumberger, born 1919.
    Married: Kendall Reece "Casey" Jones, born 1918.

  • Harold Eckel Baumberger, Sr., born 1921, died 1986.
    Married: Myrtle Evelyn "Buddie" Walker, born 1922, died 2001.

  • Lina Elizabeth "Betty" Baumberger, born 1924.
    Married(1): John Henry Palmer II, born 1917, died 1943.
    Married(2): James "Jim" Thomas Hudson, Sr., born 1921, died 1989.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

Peter Julius Baumberger, Sr. 8
Julius Pete Baumberger, Sr.

Born: Aug 1891, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 1978

Married(1): Pauline Whitman Born: ?, Died: 1928.
Married(2): Evelyn Margaret Jackson Born: 1901, Died: 1979.

Children of Peter Julius Baumberger, Sr., and Pauline Whitman are:

Child of Peter Jules Baumberger, Sr., and Evelyn Margaret Jackson is:
John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

Elsa Lessie Baumberger 8

Born: Oct 1892, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 1935

Married(1): Lewis "Luke" Cass Houston, Sr.
Married(2): Edward Farrior, born ?, died 1935.

Children of Elsa Lessie Baumberger and Lewis Cass "Luke" Houston, Sr. are:
  • Margaret Elsa Houston, born 1920, died 1998.
    Married: ? Wolfe.

  • Lewis "Lukie" Cass Houston, Jr., born 1922, died 1935.
Child of Elsa Lessie Baumberger and Edward Farrior is:
  • Abraham "Abe" Farrior, born 1927, died 2000.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

Mary Edith Baumberger 8

Born: Feb 1897, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 1989

Married: (1 of 3)Alonzo Pace
Born 1877, Died: 1941.

Child of Mary Edith Baumberger is:
  • Frances Arminta/Armentia Baumberger, born 1921, died 1930.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

Heinrich "Henry" Edmond Baumberger 8
Henry Baumberger

Born: 1902, North Carolina.
Died: 1994

Married: Lois Evelyn Pace
Born: 1915

Children of Heinrich Edmond Baumberger and Lois Evelyn Pace are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan6: Margaret7:

Julia Goelet Baumberger 8

Born: 1906, North Carolina

Married: Horace Alexander "Cotton" Nabers, Sr.

Children of Julia Goelet Baumberger and Horace Alexander Nabers, Sr. are:
  • Barbara Hermoine Nabers, born 1926.
    Married(1): William Bernard "Bill" Kidd, Sr., born 1922 (Div).
    Married(2): James Thomas "Jim" Hudson, Sr., born 1921, died 1989.

  • Horace Alexander "Buddy" Nabers, Jr., born 1928.
    Married: Mary Wetzel.

  • Beverly June Nabers, born 1929.
    Married: Henry "Eric" Eckhardt, born 1926.
    One child: Eric Alexander "Dutch" Eckhardt, born 1957.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
Wyley Ellis 5: William Milan 6: Blyth 7:

Willie B. Lawter 8 Williebee Lawter

Born: 09 Apr 1915, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 21 Jul 1998, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.

Married: Grace Elizabeth Lane, Nov. 1939.
Born: 18 Dec 1922, North Carolina
Died: 13 Dec 2000, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.

Child of Willie B. Lawter and Grace Elizabeth Lane is:

  • Harriet Elizabeth Lawter, born 19 Jun 1940, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
    Married: Everette P. Dillard March 24, 1973, York, South Carolina.
    Born: 03 Jul 1936, Fannin Co. Georgia.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
Wyley Ellis 5: William Milan, Sr. 6:
Andrew Logan 7:

Leona Laughter 8

Born: 14 Dec 1932.

Married: ? Thompson

Children of Leona Laughter are:
  • Lynn Case, born: 25 Apr 1955.

  • Mike Case, born: 19 Dec 1950.
    Married: ?, 21 Dec 1994.

  • Mike Worthington, born: 11 Jun 1953.

  • Doug Worthington, born: 30 Jun 1958.
    Married: Vivian ? .

  • David Worthington, born: 30 May 1959.
    Married: ? ? .

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan, Sr.6:
Andrew Logan7:

Carnell Lee Laughter 8

Born: 19 Mar 1934.

Married: Judy Belcher, 07 Apr 1956.
Born: 04 Jun 1940
Died: 31 May 1999

Children of Carnell Lee Laughter and Judy Belcher are:

  • Doris Laughter, born 22 May 1957.
    Married: Jerry Swann, 29 Aug 1980. Born 28 Jan 1936.

  • Donna Laughter, born 28 Apr 1960.
    Married: Gary Corn, 06 Aug 1982. Born: 06 Feb 1947.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: William Milan, Sr.6:
Andrew Logan7:

Thomas Franklin Laughter 8

Born: 19 Aug 1936.

Married: Marquite ? , 12 Dec ? .
Born: 27 Jan 1947

Children of Thomas Franklin Laughter and Marquite ? are:
  • James Laughter, born: 28 Nov 1965.
    Married: Linda ? , 19 Feb 1989. Born: 12 Nov 1970.


  • Charlie Laughter, born: 29 Jan 1968.
    Married: Donail ? .

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: Samuel L. H.6:
Ida E.7:

Mary Ella Giles 8

Born: 10-12 Oct 18??
Died: Sep 1935, Sevier Co., Tennessee.

Married: Lon Bruce Spurgeon, Sr.
Born: 18 Jun 1887, Sevier Co., Tennessee.
Died: 07 May 1959.

Children of Mary Ella Giles and Lon Bruce Spurgeon, Sr. are:
  • Bob Spurgeon

  • Lon Bruce "Bud" Spurgeon, Jr.
    Married: Janet Vay Extine, 30 Sep 1944. Born: 1928.

  • Herman Spurgeon
  • Edna Spurgeon
  • Rufus Spurgeon, married Sarah ? .
  • Ruby Spurgeon

  • Pearl Emeline Spurgeon, born 10 Sep 1909. Died: 16 May 1979.
    Married(1): Andrew Lewis Extine, born 13 Jul 1905. Died: 16 Nov 1960.
    Married(2): Henry Usher

  • Florence Spurgeon, born in 1914.
    Married: Clifford Extine, born in 1909.

  • Ellis A. Spurgeon, born 14 Apr 1917. Died: 31 May 1983.
    Married: Stella ?, born 06 Apr 1917. Died: 04 May 1993.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Wyley Ellis5: Samuel L. H.6:
James Wiley7:

Mary Alice Laughter 8

Born: 13 Mar 1901
Died: 29 Jan 1975

Married: Henry D. Underwood, 23 Mar 1919, Monroe Co., Tennessee.

Children of Mary Alice Laughter and Henry D. Underwood are:
  • Henry Mack Underwood, born 05 Mar or May 1921. Died: 05 May 1921.
  • Edna Earl Underwood, married: ? Keeler.
  • Willa Gleanese Underwood, married: ? Rosenbaum.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
Wyley Ellis 5: Samuel L. H. 6:
James Wiley 7:

Jimmie Sue Laughter 8

Born: 03 Oct 1922, Monroe Co., Tennessee.
Died: 13 Nov 1992, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Married: Floyd Martin Smith. He married(2): Ethel Rogers

Children of Jimmie Sue Laughter and Floyd Martin Smith are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Elizabeth6:
Jonas William Biddy7:

Ollie Biddy 8

Born: Aug 1899
Died: 16 Dec 1985

Married: Robert Furman Jackson, 12 Aug 1914.
Died: 07 Apr 1967, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Son of William Logan Jackson and Dora Searcy,
and nephew of William N. Dimsdale.

Children of Ollie Biddy and Robert Furman Jackson are:
  • W. Frank Jackson
  • Sally J. Jackson, married: ? Baldwin.
  • Henry Logan Jackson, born: 31 Dec 1917.
  • James Floyd Jackson, born: 30 Jul 1920.

  • Annis Elizabeth Jackson, born: 26 or 29 Nov 1927.
    Married: either Vernon or Fred Bridgeman.

  • Lloyd Jackson, born: 26 Dec 1929.

  • Pantha Maria Jackson, born 04 Apr 1935.
    Married: either Vernon or Fred Bridgeman.

  • John Ray Jackson, born: 25 Dec 1937.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6: John H. 7:

King Lawter 8
Previous info received from siblings of
John H. Laughter used "Laughter" spelling.


Born: 21 Oct 1895
Died: 01 May 1953

Married: Naomi Dimsdale
Born: 13 Jan 1903.
Died: 21 Jan 1993.

Children of King Lawter and Naomi Dimsdale are:
  • Arthur Lawter

  • Pauline Lawter, married: ? Ruff

  • Julia Lawter, married: ? Ruff

  • Helen Juanita Lawter, married: ? Tucker

  • Marie Lawter

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6: John H. 7:

J. Grady Laughter 8

Born: 06 Mar 1902
Died: 01 Apr 1967

Married: Zira (Ada) Laughter Haynes, 02 Aug 1927.
Born: 28 Jan 1913
Died: 05 Jul 1946

Children of J. Grady Laughter and Zira (Ada) Laughter Haynes are:
  • Frances Laughter, Born: abt 1930. Married: ? Hyder.
  • Leona Laughter, Born: abt 1932. Married: ? Bailey.
  • Kathleen "Katie" Laughter, Born: abt 1935. Married: ? Ruff.
  • Charles Laughter, Born: 05 May 1938.
  • Bonnie Laughter, Born: 04 Jul 1940. Died: 05 Aug 1952.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6: John H. 7:

Rola Laughter 8

Born: abt 1905

Married: Unkown.

Children of Rola Laughter are:
  • Jerry Laughter
  • Esther Laughter, married: ? Goode.
  • Chester Laughter
  • Herbert Laughter
  • Vernon Laughter
  • Shirley Laughter, married: ? Bailey.
  • Judy Laughter, married: ? Bailey.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6: John H. 7:

Ola Laughter 8

Born: abt 1905

Married: ? Searcy.

Children of Ola Laughter and ? Searcy are:
  • Mack Searcy
  • Margie Searcy
  • Elsie Searcy

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6: John H. 7:

Gladys Laughter 8

Born: abt 1908

Married: ? Melton.

Children of Gladys Laughter and ? Melton are:
  • Kelly Melton
  • Eugene Melton
  • Willie Melton

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6:
James Andrew "Bird" 7:

Farris L. Lawter 8 (Slim Lawter)
(Fairies Lawter, Fairest Lawter, Fairy Lawter)

Born: 10 Oct 1904, North Carolina.
Died: 30 Apr 1979, North Carolina.

Married: Ida Ruth ?, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Born: 30 Apr 1909, North Carolina.
Died: 27 Apr 1992


Children of Farris L. "Slim" Lawter and Ida Ruth ? are:
  • Wilma Lawter
  • Vanice Lawter
  • Jewell Lawter
  • Roger Lawter
  • Billy Lawter
  • Cecil Lawter
  • Frances Lawter
  • Herman Lawter
  • Betty Jean Lawter, Married: ? Pearce

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6:
James Andrew "Bird" 7:

Margaret Lawter 8


Born:
Died:

Married: ? Williams

Children of Margaret Lawter and ? Williams are:
  • Brenda Williams
  • Mary Lois Williams

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: William C. 6:
James Andrew "Bird" 7:

Bonnie Lawter 8


Born:
Died:

Married: ? Pack

Children of Bonnie Lawter and ? Pack are:
  • Shirley Pack, dtr
  • Janice Pack, dtr
  • Jean Pack, dtr
  • Duron Pack, son

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6: Burchett 7:

Sarah Ila B. Lawter 8

Born: 09 Jul 1885, Lake Lure, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Died: 23 Jan 1974, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Buried: Cane Creek Baptist Ch., Lake Lure, Rutherford Co., NC.

Married: Zachariah "Zack" Simpson Frady, 25 Nov 1904.
Born: 25 Nov 1883
Died: 22 May 1980, Rutherford Co. North Carolina.
Buried: Bill's Creek Baptist Church.

Children of Sarah Ila B. Lawter and Zachariah Simpson Frady are:
  • Annie Bess Frady Born: 23 Oct 1905.
    Married: ? Smith

  • Margaret Cleo Frady, Born: 10 Oct 1907.
    Died: 19 Sep 1987, Chimney Rock, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married: Locke Craig Elliotte, Born: 18 Jul 1902.
    Died: 24 Apr 1945, Chimney Rock, Rutherford Co., NC.

  • Mary Louise Frady
    Born: 02 Feb 1910, Chimney Rock, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married: Elbert Herdon Halford, Born: 28 May 1908

  • Infant Frady Born: 24 Dec 1911. -- Died: 12 Jun 1912.
    Buried: Cane Creek Mission Cemetery, Rutherford Co., NC.

  • Ella "Doll" Blanche Frady
    Born: 19 Jun 1913, Chimney Rock, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married: ? Wilkerson
      One son: Donald Ray Wilkerson, Born: 06 Dec 1933.


  • Luther Simpson Frady, Born: 06 Mar 1916.
    Married: Iver Dalton, Born: 16 Jun 1921. -- Died: 21 Feb 1967.
    Buried: Cane Creek Baptist Church Cemetery,
        Lake Lure, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
      One dtr: Terry Kay Frady, Born: 28 Apr 1949.


  • Thomas Clarence Frady
    Born: 13 Aug 1918, Chimney Rock, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Buried: Montford Cove Baptist Church Cem.
    Discharged from the army, 28 Sep 1945.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: Merritt R. 6: Burchett 7:

Carrie Ola Lawter Carrie Ola Lawter 8 Carrie Ola Laughter
Carrie Laughter, Carrie Lawter

Born: 17 Sep 1887, Lake Lure, Rutherford Co., NC.
Died: 17 Dec 1957, Norfork, Virginia.
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.

Married: Gaither Cornelius Cooke, Sr., 29 Sep 1915, Hickory, Catawba Co., NC.
Born: 18 May 1889, Catawba Co., North Carolina.
Died: 04 Aug 1962, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.
Gaithier Cornelius Cooke, Sr., Gaithier Cooke, Sr.,
Children of Carrie Ola Lawter and Gaither Cornelius Cooke, Sr. are:
  • Gaither Cornelius Cooke, Jr.
    Born: 10 Sep 1916, Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolna.
    Died: 21 Feb 1999, San Antonio, Texas.
    Married: Betty Olivia "Lib" Pipes, 09 Dec 1939, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Born: 16 Oct 1921, Lenoir, Caldwell Co., North Carolina.

  • Gentry Jacob Cooke, Sr.
    Born: 03 Aug 1918, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Died: 08 Feb 1988, New London, Connecticut.
    Married: Florence Rose Ella Tift Page, 29 Dec 1945, New London, CT.
    Born: 04 Nov 1913, CT. Died: 03 Aug 1986, Mystic, Connecticut.

  • Homer Todd Cooke
    Born: 15 Nov 1920, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Died: 28 Nov 1988, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Married: Alma Virginia Ives, South Mills, North Carolina.
    Born: 06 Mar 1922, Norfolk, Virginia.

  • Margaret Lawter Cooke,
    Born: 10 Apr 1924, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Married(1): Otis Alexander Walker, Sr., 04 Feb 1943, Norfolk, VA.
    Born: 21 May 1918, Norfolk, VA. Died: 18 Dec 1978, Norfolk, VA.
    Married(2): John Leroy Luck, Jr., 15 Apr 1988, Norfolk, VA.
    Born: 01 Sep 1916, Norfolk, VA. Died: 16 Dec 1989, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Ruby Ola Cooke
    Born: 26 Jun 1926, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Married: Julius Earl Shoulars, 11 May 1946,
      Park Avenue Baptist Church, Norfolk, Virginia.
    Born: 19 Apr 1925, Rich Square, North Carolina.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: Merritt R. 6:
Burchett 7:

Eula Laughter 8
or May W. Laughter

Born: Dec 1888, Rutherford Co., NC.


Married: Weldon Baxter Harris, Born: abt 1879

Children of Eula (or May W.) Laughter and Weldon Baxter Harris are:
  • Edgar Ralph Harris, Born: abt 1908
    Married: Lula Mae Conner, Born: 17 Oct 1928.

  • Marvis Lester Harris, (dtr) Born: 04 Jan 1912

  • Eunice Blanch Harris, Born: 16 Sep 1913
    Married: Marvin Glenn Dotson, born: abt 1923, died: 16 Aug 1972.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: Merritt R. 6:
Burchett 7:

Merritt Peeler Lawter 8
Variations of First Name: (Merrith, Merit, Merwith)

Born: 14 Feb 1890, Lake Lure, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Died: 15 Jul 1959, Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York City.

Married(1): Hattie Elizabeth Morrison, 02 Jan 1909 at her home.
Born: 1892.
Died: 15 Mar 1957.

Married(2): Marion ?, 1927.
Born: 20 Apr 1896.
Died: 03 Oct 1977, Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York City.

Children of Merritt Peeler Lawter and Hattie Elizabeth Morrison are:
  • Arlena Lawter, born: 27 Jun 1911.
    Died: 04 Feb 2002, Anderson, Indiana.
    Married(1): William Miller, abt. 1927, Salem, New Jersey.
    Married(2): Philip Zeabart, 1934, Anderson, Indiana.
    Married(3): Charles Moore

  • Ruby Lawter, born: 07 Oct 1909,
      High Shoals, Caroleen, Rutherford Co. North Carolina.
    Died: 01 Mar 1999, New Jersey.
    Married: Alvin A. Hartmann, 09 Aug 1936, Staten Island, NYC.
    Born: 18 Jun 1905, Brooklyn, NY. Died: 16 Jun 1981, Lakewood, NJ.

  • Cecil Lawter, born: 14 Jul 1916, Virginia.
    Died: 20 Sep 1940, Staten Island, New York City.

  • Harold Lawter, born: abt. 1919.
    Died: 1921, Salem, New Jersey.


Child of Merritt Peeler Lawter and Marion ?, is:
  • Child, unnamed, born: before 1930, Staten Island NYC.
    Died: At birth.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: Merritt R. 6:
Burchett 7:

Nettie B. Laughter 8

Born: Mar 1895
Died: abt 1943, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Buried: Cane Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Married: Gaither W. Branch

Children of Nettie B. Laughter and Gaither W. Branch are:
  • Homer T. Branch,
    Born: 27 Nov 1927, Died: 03 Jul 1935, Rutherford Co., NC.

  • Merritt P. Branch,
    Born: 07 Jul 1932, Died: 05 Aug 1952, Rutherford Co., NC.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6:
Dorce S.7:

Jason Andy Vess 8 Photo Gallery

Born: 19 Feb 1889
Died: 17 Aug 1970

Married: Lula Ann Searcy, 1910.
Born: 29 Mar 1891, Coopers Gap, North Carolina.
Died: 23 Feb 1975, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
Dtr: of William Franklin Searcy (1848-1904)
      and Ellender Malinda Ruff (1853-1930).

Children of Jason Andy Vess and Lula Ann Searcy are:
  • Loron Webb Vess, Born: 1912. Died: 1916.

  • Ivey Vess, Born: 1914. Died: 2002.

  • Frances Gainer Vess, Born: 23 Feb 1918. Married: Lee ?.

  • Ray Jason Vess, Born: 28 Aug 1921. Died: 2000.
    Married: Margaret Elizabeth Whiteside, Born: 1926.

  • Doris Mildred Vess, Born: 16 Sep 1923. Married: ? Bradley.

  • Billy Poe Vess, Born: 25 Mar 1927. Married: Hazel Searcy.
    She was dtr of Willard Searcy and Eva Burgess.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6:
Dorce S.7:

Zella Arminta Vess 8 Photo Gallery

Born: 1891
Died: 1968

Married: Sam Poston Smith, in 1913.
Born: 1888
Died: 1988

Children of Zella Arminta Vess and Sam Poston Smith are:
  • Opal Smith, Born: 1914.
    Married(1): Unknown. Married(2): Esco Rouse, born: 1929, from KY.


  • George Lewis Smith, Born: 1920. Died: 1953.
    Married: Katherine Offenbacher.
    They had 1 son: George Lewis Smith, Jr., born: 1949.

  • Mary Virginia Smith, Born: 1923. Died: 1928.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6:
Dorce S.7:

Merrell Leroy Vess 8
Roy Vess -- Photo Gallery

Born: 1893
Died: 1954

Married: Alice Blanton, 1916.
Born: 1897
Died: 1970

Children of Merrell Leroy Vess and Alice Blanton are:
  • Troy Vess, Born: 1918. Died: 1989.
    Married(1): Unknown. (2)Naomi ?, had 4 children:
      Anita, Carolyn, Alice, and William Bradford Vess (1942-1942).


  • Zella Vess, married Roland Gordon.

  • Lydia Vess, married C.O. Green.
    Had three daughters, the youngest is Janice Green.

  • Ruth Vess, married Fred Tyler and had 2 daughters:
    The first ?, married Pat Alexander.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6:
Dorce S.7:

Harris Coburn Vess 8 Photo Gallery

Born: 1903
Died: 1978

Married(1): Osteen ? .

Married(2): Ada Hamrick
Born: 1897
Died: 1979

Children of Harris Coburn Vess and Osteen ? are:
  • Barbara Vess, married: ? Ford
  • Geraldine Vess

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: Merritt R.6:
Dorce S.7:

Alice Opal Vess 8 Photo Gallery

Born: 1906
Died: 1957

Married: Waudell Barnett Dodd, 1924.
Born: 1902
Died: 1977
Son of David Drewry Dodd and Sarah Packard.

Children of Alice Opal Vess and Waudell Barnett Dodd are:
  • Lillian Rebecca Dodd, Born: 1925
    Married: John Robert McClure, 1946. Born: 1925.

  • Robert Vess Dodd, Born: 1945.
    Married: Ann Deborah Armstrong, 1971. Born: 1948. -- 2 Sons:
      Justin Robert Dodd, Born: 1976.
      Aaron Lewis Dodd, Born: 1979.

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: John David Martin6:
McKinley "Mac"7:

Jack Donald Lawter 8

Born: 10 Jun 1932, Coulee City, Washington.


Married: Patsy Jean

Child of Jack Donald Lawter and Patsy Jean is:
John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
John Hicks5: John David Martin6:
John Charles7:

James Broadus Lawter 8
aka: Edward Lawter, Jim Lawter, Broadus Lawter

Born: 27 Dec 1929, Greenville, South Carolina.


Married: Maureen Catherine O'Connell
She was born, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York.

Children of James "Edward" Broadus Lawter and Maureen Catherine O'Connell are:
  • Mary Catherine Lawter, Born: 06 Aug 1953, Jacksonville, Florida.
    Died: 01 Nov 1957, in Phillipines.

  • James Charles Patrick Leonard Lawter, Born: 27 Jul 1954, Chincoteague, VA.
    Married: Martha Burns

  • Mary Eileen Theresa Ann Lawter, Born: 06 Jan 1956, West Point, NY.

  • John Joseph Francis Peter Lawter, Born: 11 Oct 1960, Patuxant, MD.
    Married: Aileen Patricia Galligher

  • David Patrick Francis Lawter, Born: 09 Sep 1961, Patuxant, MD.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Wiley 4:
John Hicks 5: Wiley Samuel 6:
George Ellis 7:

Ralph S. Lawter 8

Born: abt 1905, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Died: 29 Sep 1968, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina.

Married: Ethel Lee Bradley
Born: 21 Nov 1909, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 18 Mar 1978, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Daughter of Memory Bradley and Clara Kimbrel.

Children of Ralph S. Lawter and Ethel Lee Bradley are:
  • Eldora Lawter, married: ? Elder.
  • Ray Lawter
  • Ronnie Lawter
  • Malcom Lawter

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Ella Nanney7:

Gayther Nanney 8

Born: 19 Jun 1900, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Died: 09 Jul 1977, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Ruth Mae Reed abt 1924.
Born: 01 May 1907, North Carolina.
Died: 10 Feb 1978, North Carolina.

Children of Gayther Nanney and Ruth Mae Reed are:
  • Robert G. Nanney, DOB: Unk
    Married: Eileen Staton, 13 Jul 1949, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

  • James P. Nanney, born 11 Apr 1926, Henderson Co., NC.
    Died: 28 Jan 1944, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

  • Ailene Nanney

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Ella Nanney7:

Alba Jerod Nanney 8

Born: DOB Unk

Married(1): Ethel Mae Anders, 18 Dec 1924, Henderson Co., NC.
Born: 18 Feb 1906, Henderson Co., NC.
Died: 13 Feb 1960, Hendersonville, Henderson Co., NC.
Married(2): Phyllis (Embler) Brown, 21 Oct 1961, Henderson Co., NC.

Children of Alba Jerod Nanney and Ethel Mae Anders are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Ella Nanney7:

John L. Nanney, Sr 8

Born: 10 Nov 1905, Rutherford Co., North Carolina
Died: 13 Feb 1979

Married: Thelma Barnwell

Child of John L. Nanney, Sr and Thelma Barnwell is:
  • John L. Nanney, Jr., born 02 Jan 1935,
          Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, Texas.
    Died: 14 Nov 1972, Polk Co., North Carolina.
    Married: Nancy Pace abt 1959 in North Carolina.
    Child: Vanessa Elaine Nanney, born 26 Aug 1960, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Died: 18 Jul 1976, Saluda, Polk Co., NC (auto accident).

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Jonathan Virgil Nanney7:

Nora Elizabeth Nanney 8

Born: 07 Apr 1906, North Carolina.
Died: 1961

Married: Norman B. Johnson, Sr., 30 Sep 1923

Children of Nora Elizabeth Nanney and Norman B. Johnson, Sr. are:
  • Doris L. Johnson
  • Norman B. Johnson, Jr
  • Charles V. Johnson

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Jonathan Virgil Nanney7:

Ella Mae Nanney 8

Born: Unk

Married: Thad Lilley, Dec 1929, in North Carolina.

Children of Ella Mae Nanney and Thad Lilley are:
  • Thad S. Lilley
  • George V. Lilley
  • Alice J. Lilley
  • Roger B. Lilley
  • Jerry D. Lilley

John1: Henry2: James3: Wiley4:
Catherine5: Samuel B. Nanney, Jr6:
Jonathan Virgil Nanney7:

Lillie E. Nanney 8

Born: Unk

Married: James A. Conyers, 26 Oct 1935.
Born: abt 1915 Died: 06 Apr 1979

Children of Lillie E. Nanney and James A. Conyers are:
  • Margaret F. Conyers
  • Linda Faye Conyers
  • Becky A. Conyers

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: John 4:
James "Squirrel Tail" 5: Isaiah 6:
Amanda Juno 7:

Andrew Dorton Hill 8

Born: 09 Sep 1886, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 17 Feb 1977, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Marie Charlotte Jones

Children of Andrew Dorton Hill and Marie Charlotte Jones are:
  •   ? Hill

  • Everett Curtis Hill, born 28 Jul 1920, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
    Died: 30 Sep 1991, Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
    Married: Ruby Louise Case.

  • Charlotte Cordelia Hill, Married: Dudley Gallileo Jackson, Jr.

  • Thomas Andrew Hill, Married: Joyce Ann Caldwell

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
James "Squirrel Tail"5: Byrd (Bird)6:
William "Wash"7: Wyoma Laughter Young Scott

Wyoma C. Laughter 8 (Oma Laughter)
Wyoma Laughter Family Photo Gallery
Clyde A. Laughter Family Photo Gallery
Arah Laughter Family Photo Gallery

Born: Dec 1893, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: c.1955 Tommie Young

Married(1): George Tommy Young
Born: 01 Aug 1886
Died: 16 Sep 1964, Arkansas. (Popview Note)
Buried: Swain Cemetary, Swain Ark.
Son of Rev. Park O. Young and Abigail Douglas Tuggle Wyoma and Martin Scott

Married(2): Martin Scott (Full Photo)

Children of Wyoma C. Laughter and Tommy Young are:
  • Herman Young
    Married: Gertie Benegar
    Daughter of Joseph Columbus Benegar and Polly Snow.

  • Virgil Young
    Married: Loetta Benegar
    Daughter of Joseph Columbus Benegar and Polly Snow.

  • Owen Young

  • Claude Young Claude Young, born: ?. Died: in Colorado.
    Married: Bertha "Bertie" ?, (living as of Jul 2003).
    Claude became a Baptist minister, wrote a book, "Man of the Ozarks".


 


John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
James "Squirrel Tail"5: Byrd (Bird)6:
William "Wash"7: Essie Laughter Hoppert

Essie Mae Laughter 8 -- Photo Gallery: (Hoppert family)

Born: 02 Jul 1902, Edneyville, Henderson Co., NC
Died: in 1960s

Married: Married: Carl R. Hoppert
Born: ?
Died: in 1950s

Children of Essie Mae Laughter and Carl R. Hoppert are:
  • Elwanda Hoppert, Born: 07 Jan 1925, Wewoka, Oklahoma
    Married: Edward Kramer in Ft. Smith Arkansas.
    Note: Family moved to El Monte, California in 1949.
  • Steve Harper
  • Albert Stanley Hoppert, Born 1931, Wewoka, Oklahoma.
    aka Steve Harper - Changed his name for professional purposes in 1959.

  • Roy Hoppert, Born: 1935/36, Nail, Arkansas
    Married: Colleen ? - They live in Montana - 1/13/13.

  • Troy Hoppert. Born: 1935/36, Nail, Arkansas. Died: 1980s
    Troy was married and had at least one child, a daughter.
    Note: Roy and Troy are twins.



John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
James "Squirrel Tail"5: Byrd (Bird)6:
William "Wash"7: Arah Louise Skaggs

Arah Louise Laughter 8
Photo Galleries: (Skaggs family)
(Wyoma Laughter Family) -- (Clyde A. Laughter family)

Born: 03 Oct 1912.

Married: John Floyd Skaggs, Sep 1932.
(See PopView note)


Children of Arah Louise Laughter and John Floyd Skaggs are:
  • Roberta Joan Skaggs, Married: J.D. Mahan.

  • Mary Della Skaggs, Died: Infancy.
    Buried: Walnut Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas.

  • John Floyd Skaggs, Jr., Married: Donna ? .
    They have 5 children.

  • Homer Lyle Skaggs, Born: 27 Mar 1941, Deer, Newton Co., Arkansas.
    Married: Sara Alice Hunter, 26 Aug 1966, McAllen, Texas.
    Sara Alice Hunter was born 30 Mar 1941, Columbus, Mississippi.

  • Charlotte Louise Skaggs, Born: 24 Jun 1951, Bentonville, Benton Co., Arkansas.
    Married(1): Ted Allen Barnes
    Married(2): William Randall "Randy" Garrett.
    Randy Garrett was born 14 Nov 1951, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas.

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
James "Squirrel Tail"5: Byrd (Bird)6:
William "Wash"7:

Clyde Anderson Laughter & Edith Scott Clyde Anderson Laughter 8
Photo Galleries:
(Clyde A. Laughter family)
(Wyoma Laughter Family) -- (Arah Laughter Skaggs family)

Born: 16 May 1915, Newton Co., Arkansas.
Died: 17 Jul 1984, Newton Co., Arkansas.

Married: Edith P. Scott, 03 Apr 1937.
Died: 26 Dec 1955, Newton Co., Arkansas.
Daughter of Martin Scott and Martha Pate Scott.

Children of Clyde Anderson Laughter and Edith P. Scott are:
  • James Fred Laughter, Born: 28 Apr 1938. Died: 02 Jun 1993.
    Married: Geneva Sams, 23 Jan 1961. Born: 15 May 1941.

  • Mark Anderson Laughter, Born: 26 Jun 1940. Died: 08 Jul 1999.
    Married: Eunice Sams. Born: Jun. 17, 1943.

  • Arah Kathern Laughter, Born: 17 Oct 1942.
    Married: Hubert Griffin, 29 Nov 1961 in Missouri. Born: 01 Aug 1940.

  • Pansy Earlene Laughter, Born: 26 Mar 1945.
    Married: Benny Smith, 09 Dec 1964. Born: 17 Apr 1943.

  • William "Wash" W. Laughter, Born: 09 May 1947.
    Married: Orvis Sams, 20 Sep 1965. Born: 29 Oct 1946.

  • Sharon Joan Laughter, Born: 03 July 1949.
    Married: Edgar Ray Murrell. Born: 12 Mar 1942.

  • Mary Martha Laughter, Born: 29 Dec 1951. Died: 22 Jul 2004.
    Married(1): Larry Carson, 03 Jul 1970. Born: 03 May 1950.
    Married(2): Henry "Hank" Morrell. Born: 22 Feb 1937.

  • Sarah Jean Laughter, Born: 03 Feb 1953.
    Married(1): James A. Hittson, 28 Feb 1969.
    Born: 23 Oct 1950. Died: 23 Oct 1978.
    Married(2): Mickey J. Hess, 07 Nov 1981.
    Born: 02 Aug 1956. Died: 13 Jan 1985.
    Married(3): James Leach. Born: 28 Sep 1944.

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Columbus Monroe Dalton7:

William Mills Dalton 8

Born: 17 Aug 1884, Reedypatch, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 20 Mar 1959, or 1972

Married: Ola Lanning, 07 Sep 1910.
Born: 10 Feb 1883
Died: 30 May 1972
Daughter of Joseph Lanning and Martha E. Baldwin.

Children of William Mills Dalton and Ola Lanning are:
  • William Edward Dalton, born 27 Mar 1917. Died: 09 Dec 1989.
  • ? Lanning son
  • ? Lanning son

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Rosa Saphira Dalton7:

Martha Adaiah Hill 8

Born: 08 Aug 1880, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 28 May 1954, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.

Married: John Larson, 22 Jul 1898, Montpelier, Idaho.
Born: 06 Jan 1878, Kirkie-Sonnerup, Denmark.
Died: 07 Jul 1942, Gleichen, Alberta, Canada.
Son of Andrew Larsen and Ingar Rasmussen.

Children of Martha Adaiah Hill and John Larson are:
  • John Elmer Larson
      Born: 03 Sep 1899, Montpelier, Idaho.
      Died: 16 Nov 1899

  • Lester Lorenzo Larson
      Born: 23 Jan 1901, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 03 Mar 1901

  • Rose Stella Marene Larson
      Born: 30 Jan 1902, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 10 Mar 1980.
    Married: Paul Ivie, 09 Sep 1917.
      Born: abt 1898, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

  • Genvieve Adaiah Larson
      Born: 20 May 1905, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 05 Mar 1988, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: John Perry Barton, 28 Aug 1924,
      Cardston, Alberta, Canada.
      Born: 05 Feb 1898. Died: 24 Nov 1976.

  • LeRoy Grant Larson
      Born: 22 Dec 1907, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 11 Nov 1967, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Emma Card, 23 Feb 1938, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.
      Born: 22 Jun 1913. Died: 03 Feb 1980.

  • Owen Woodruff Larson
      Born: 01 May 1910, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 06 Jan 1952, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.

  • Bessie Clarinda Larson
      Born: 02 Sep 1912, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 06 Jan 1952, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Laurie Delbert Lee, 04 Nov 1929.
    Bessie Larson and Laurie D. Lee have 2 daughters and 2 sons.

  •   ?  Larson, daughter

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Rosa Saphira Dalton7:

Carson Bynam Hill 8

Born: 31 Oct 1882, Refuge, Madison Co., North Carolina.
Died: 08 Sep 1944, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

Married: Sarah Rebeccah Butterfield, 13 Sep 1902, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
Born: 22 Jul 1882, Herriman, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
Died: 10 Jan 1972
Dtr of: Thomas Jefferson Butterfield & Catherine Emeline Freeman.

Child of Carson Bynam Hill and Sarah Rebeccah Butterfield is:
  • Burdett Hill
      Born: 29 Aug 1902, Herriman, Salt Lake Co., Utah.
    Married: ? Christiansen, dtr of:
      Christian Peter Christiansen and Beatrice Young

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Rosa Saphira Dalton7:

John Shufford Hill 8

Born: 13 Jun 1884, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 23 Jun 1963, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.

Married: Minnie Larsen, 07 Oct 1909, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born: 21 Mar 1888, Dingledale, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
Died: 05 Dec 1979, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
Daughter of Andrew Larsen and Ingar Rasmussen.

Children of John Shufford Hill and Minnie Larsen are:
  • Minnie Maralda Hill
      Born: 09 Oct 1911, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 30 May 1980

  • Marjorie Rose Hill
      Born: 20 Nov 1914, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 19 May 1976

  • Arledge William Hill
      Born: 31 Jul 1920, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 14 Sep 1988, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: ? Price, dtr of: Edwin Hall Price and Hazel Agnes Hammer.

  • Evan Stephen Hill
      Born: 15 Oct 1923, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 10 Apr 1957
    Married: ? Kemper, daughter of Arthur Divall Kemper.
    Evan Stephen & ? Kemper have 2 daughters and 2 sons.

  • Sharlene Hill
      Born: 10 Jan 1932, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 10 Jan 1932, Stirling, Alberta, Canada.


  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill son
  • ? Hill daughter

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Rosa Saphira Dalton7:

Artie Macey Hill 8

Born: 31 Jan 1887, Reedy Patch, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 31 May 1976, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

Married(1): Anthony Moroni Jensen, 04 Apr 1906, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.
Born: 20 Sep 1880, Nephi, Juab Co., Utah.
Died: 09 Dec 1941, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
Son: Anthon Marias Jensen & Antoinette Vihelmine Anderson.
Married(2): John Valgardson, 11 Mar 1953.
Born: abt 1883, Montpelier, Idaho.

Children of Artie Macey Hill and Anthony Moroni Jensen are:
  • Rose Lucille Jensen (cf. Lucille Rose Jensen)
      Born: 26 Feb 1907, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 20 Feb 1991, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Ephraim S. Valgardson, 11 May 1928,
      Sunburst, Tooele County, Utah.
      Born: 21 Jan 1891, Spanish Fork, Utah.
      Died: 26 Oct 1950, Tintic Mine, Eureka, Juab Co., Utah.
      Son of Peter Valgardson and Gudrun Sophia Petursson.

    • Lucille Rose Jensen (cf. Rose Lucille Jensen)
        DOB, DOD, same as Rose Lucille Jensen
      Married: Archie John Valgardson, 27 Aug 1940,
        Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
        Born: 02 Feb 1913, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
        Died: 18 Sep 1978, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

  • Vida Antonette Jensen
      Born: 14 May 1909, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 06 Sep 1981, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Elmer Wilson, 12 Nov 1926, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Born: 17 Jan 1902, Coalville, Summit Co., Utah.
      Died: 10 Apr 1964, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Vida Jensen & Elmer Wilson have 5 sons and 5 daughters.
      Youngest dtr: Brenda Lee Wilson
      Born: 06 Dec 1949. Died: 03 Mar 1995, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

  • Alan Merida Jensen, Sr.
      Born: 05 Oct 1913, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 23 Oct 1948, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Hilda Christine Vedvig, 20 Jan 1934, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
      Born: 19 Jul 1910, Carpo, North Dakota.
      Died: 09 Jan 1937, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Daughter of Andrew Jernial Vedvig and Caroline Bechland.
    Alan & Hilda have 2 daughters and 1 son: -- Alan Jensen, Jr.
      Born: 07 Jan 1937. Died: 08 Jan 1937, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

  • Uriel Anthony Jensen
      Born: 12 Nov 1918, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 20 May 1982, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Matilda Theresa Blasco, 10 Jul 1940.
      Born: 14 Jun 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 29 May 1987, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Uriel & Matilda have 3 sons and 1 daughter

  • Grant Louis Jensen
      Born: 25 Mar 1921, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 26 Sep 1995, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: Helen Laura Blasco, 22 Oct 1941, Lethridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Born: 25 Jul 1923, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 01 Jan 1995, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
    Grant & Helen have 2 daughters and 5 sons

  • Darrell Johnathon Jensen
      Born: 27 Nov 1926, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.
      Died: 21 Aug 1984, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • ? Jensen daughter
  • ? Jensen daughter
  • ? Jensen son
  • ? Jensen daughter

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
Rosa Saphira Dalton7:

Wilford Woodruff Hill 8

Born: 11 May 1892, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
Died: 16 Sep 1967, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

Married: Antoinette Serine Jensen, 15 Nov 1912, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
Born: 10 May 1891, Nephi, Juab Co., Utah.
Died: 23 Oct 1985, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
Dtr of Anthon Marius Jensen & Antoinette Vihelmine Anderson

Children of Wilford Woodruff Hill and Antoinette Serine Jensen are:
  • Kenneth Wilford Hill
      Born: 17 Oct 1915, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 24 Oct 1995, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

  • Archie Jonathan Hill
      Born: 29 Jul 1918, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 14 Jul 1988, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

  • Parley Bynam Hill
      Born: 21 May 1922, Purple Springs, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 23 Oct 1948, Taber, Alberta, Canada.

  • Caldon Marshall Hill
      Born: 18 Oct 1924, Taber, Alberta, Canada.
      Died: 28 Oct 1995, Raymond, Alberta, Canada.
    Married: ? Low, dtr: William Royden Low & Ethel Marie Hansen.
    Caldon & ? Low have 2 dtrs & 4 sons, 1 son is: Keith Elliot Hill,
      Born: 21 May 1960, Raymond, Alberta, Canada. Died: 28 May 1961.

  • Ruth Hill
      Born: 25 Dec 1927, Taber, Alberta Canada.
      Died: 25 Dec 1927.

  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill son
  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Lucinda5: Nancy Caroline Case6:
John Calvin Dalton7:

Lila Clara Dalton 8

Born: 13 Mar 1891, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 02 Feb 1974

Married: William Frank Hill
Born: 18 Mar 1876, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 25 Jan 1948

Children of Lila Clara Dalton and William Frank Hill are:
  • Mary Catherine Hill
      Born: 30 Aug 1906, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
      Died: 01 Nov 1909

  • Ella Mae Hill
      Born: 09 Sep 1914, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
      Died: 09 Feb 1980

  • Norine Hill
      Born: 06 Dec 1918, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
      Died: 04 Nov 1975

  • Myra Pearl Hill
      Born: 08 Jul 1920, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
      Died: 26 Feb 1984

  • John Frank Hill
      Born: 30 Aug 1906, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
      Died: 04 Oct 1945

  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter
  • ? Hill daughter

John1: Henry2: James3: John4:
Allen5: Martha E.6: Eliza Melinda Garren7:

Ida Renalda Wall 8

Born: 05 May 1882, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Samuel David Maxwell, 15 Nov 1900, Liberty, Henderson Co., NC.
Born: 21 Sep 1876, Edneyville, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 27 Mar 1966, Bat Cave, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Son of Lafayette Maxwell and Jane Justus.

Children of Ida Renalda Wall and Samuel David Maxwell are:
  • James Arthur Maxwell, born 01 May 1902, Henderson Co., NC.
    Died: 01 Jun 1962
    Note:
    Ida Renalda Wall and Samuel David Maxwell
    also had a daughter and 9 other sons.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
General Thomas Wilson7:

Tommy Wilson 8

Born: 06 Jul 1912, Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
Died: Feb 1992

Married: Louise Weir

Step-children of Tommy Wilson and children of Louise Weir are:
  • Jack Weir, married: ?.
      One known son: Benny Richard Weir, married: Terri ?


  • Eric Weir, died: 08 Dec 2007 (carcinoma)
Children of Tommy Wilson and Louise Weir are:
  • Nancy Wilson, born 14 Oct 1948.
  • Patti Wilson, born 13 Jan 1951.

  • General Thomas Wilson, born 28 Jan 1954.
    Married(1): Unknown. Married(2): Teresa Canter 1997
    Children of General Thomas Wilson and ? are:
    Dixie Layne Wilson, B: 27 Jul 1981
    Hunter Wilson, B: 02 Jul 1986
  • Infant Wilson, born 28 Jan 1954, died 28 Jan 1954.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

James Rufus Bryant, Sr. 8

Born: 20 Oct 1911, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: ?, McDowell Co., North Carolina.

Married: Ada Minnie Grigg
Born: abt 1916

Children of James Rufus Bryant, Sr. and Ada Minnie Grigg are:
  • James Rufus Bryant, Jr., born 15 Feb 1940, Polk Co., NC.
    Married: Francis Abigail Poteat, 10 Jun 1962, Rutherford Co., NC.

  • Thomas Alfred Bryant, born 4 Apr 1941, North Carolina.
    Married: Edna Mae Surrett.

  • Freida Gail Bryant, born 24 Oct 1942, Spindale, NC.
    Married: John Louis Effler, 09 Jul 1961.

  • William Ronnie Bryant, born 02 Mar 1944, Spindale, NC.

  • Paul Ray Bryant, born 1945, Spindale, NC.
    Died: 1945, Spindale, North Carolina.

  • Brenda Louise Bryant, born 26 Oct 1946.
    Married(1): Richard Lee, in Virginia.
    Married(2): Jerry McGinnis.

  • Doris Ada Bryant, born 26 Oct 1947.
    Married: Charles Bartlett.
    One child: Jon Michael Bartlett, born 08 Oct 1971.

  • Carolyn Bryant, born 03 Apr 1951.
    Married: Ronald McGinnis.

  • General Johnson Bryant, born 13 Aug 1954, McDowell Co., NC.
    Died: 05 May 1972, McDowell Co., NC [auto accident].

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Amanda Eudora Bryant 8

Born: 29 Jan 1913, Polk Co., North Carolina.

Married: Harry Lee Jolly, Sr.

Children of Amanda Eudora Bryant and Harry Lee Jolly, Sr. are:
  • Clara Nell Jolly, born 08 Feb 1932.
    Married: John Roddy

  • Robert Ben Jolly, Sr., born 04 Jul 1933, Polk Co., NC.
    Married: Peggy Chastain, dtr: Leonard Chastain and Lucille McGaauty.

  • James Claude "JC" Jolly, Sr., born 16 Sep 1935, Polk Co., NC.
    Married: Barbara Hill, dtr: Everett Hill and Essie Anglin.

  • Ann Jolly, born 22 May 1937. Married: Gerald Faye Clary, Sr.

  • Willis Alexander Jolly, born 10 Sep 1941.
    Married(1): Anne Sanders. Married(2): Shirley Lee.

  • Harry Lee Jolly, Jr., born 02 Jan 1945.

  • Louise Jolly, born 12 Jun 1947.
    Married: Larry Fann, 24 Dec 1968, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Guynell Othella Bryant 8

Born: 12 Jan 1915, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Died: 12 Nov 1997, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.

Married: Marie Olive Lyles, 23 Apr 1938, Rutherford Co., NC.

Children of Guynell Othella Bryant and Marie Olive Lyles are:
  • Ellen Marie Bryant, born 14 Mar 1939, Polk Co., NC.
    Died: 16 Jun 1996, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Married: Bobby Joe Howell, Sr., 22 Jul 1959.

  • Betty Sue Bryant, born 07 Mar 1940.
    Married: Ray Crawford, 20 Jul 1958.

  • William Jerry Bryant, born 22 Jul 1941, Polk Co., NC.
    Died: 25 Sep 1959, Altavista, Virginia, [auto accident].

  • Kenneth Sherril Bryant, born 09 Feb 1944.
    Married(1): Bonnie Bennett
    Married(2): Susan Phillips
    Married(3): Janis Brasithon

  • Louis Bryant, born 09 Jan 1946, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married: Wanda Cox, 15 Aug 1970.

  • Bobby Bryant, born 08 Aug 1953.
    Married(1): Debbie Shelton.
    Married(2): Paula Gomont, dtr of Dorothy Gomont.
    Married(3): Lynn Radford, dtr of Lionel Radford and Hazel Baynard.

  • Debra Bryant, born 10 Apr 1955.
    Married(1): Unknown.
    Married(2): Tom Andrew, 09 Jan 1982.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Claude Charles Bryant 8

Born: 02 Mar 1920
Served in U.S. Army Air Corp (USAF) in WW II.

Married: Kathleen Thompson

Children of Claude Charles Bryant and Kathleen Thompson are:
  • June Kathleen Bryant, born 31 Oct 1946, Spartanburg, SC.
    Married: Joe Dalton, 01 May 1965, Chesnee, South Carolina.
    Joe Dalton is the son of Ernest Dalton.

  • Larry Charles Bryant, born 28 Dec 1948, Spartanburg, SC.
    Married: Lisa Henderson, 24 Jul 1970.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Margaret Lois Bryant 8

Born: 09 Sep 1921, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.

Married: Dexter Columbus Ezell

Children of Margaret Lois Bryant and Dexter Columbus Ezell are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Paul Ray Bryant 8

Born: 13 Dec 1923, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Died: 28 Feb 1997, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Married: Alvelda Spencer

Children of Paul Ray Bryant and Alvelda Spencer are:
  • David Bryant, born 09 Jun 1947, Rutherford Co., NC.
    Married(1): Jerolyn Kaye Hoover. Married(2): Alene ? .

  • Elaine Bryant, born 28 Jul 1949.
    Married(1): Jerry Powell, Sr.
    Married(2): Cleatus Cash

  • Paul Ray Bryant, born 14 Oct 1955.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Lolly Berry Wilson7:

Edgar Benjamin Bryant 8

Born: 10 Feb 1928, Polk Co., North Carolina.

Married: Floy Mozell Abrams, 03 Apr 1953, Rutherford Co., NC.

Child of Edgar Benjamin Bryant and Floy Mozell Abrams is:
  • Peggy Ann Bryant, born 22 Jul 1961.
    Married(1): Donald Ray Cole
    Married(2): Unknown.
    One child: Travis Blake Early Bryant
    Son of Peggy Ann Bryant and ? ?, born 26 Nov 1997

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Evie Jane Wilson7:

Yates Hicks Barnette 8

Born: 02 Nov 1912
Died: 02 Feb 1990

Married: Mary Holt Willis

Children of Yates Hicks Barnette and Mary Holt Willis are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Evie Jane Wilson7:

Thelma Barnette 8

Born: 20 Jul 1914

Married: George Lee Willard, 01 Apr 1933.

Children of Thelma Barnette and George Lee Willard are:
  • Jesse Boyd Willard, born 10 May 1934.
    Married: Janie Strange, 24 Dec 1955.

  • Annie Ruth Willard, born 15 May 1936.
    Married: Dale Edward Fox, 16 Jan 1952.

  • Richard Larry Willard, born 24 Jun 1941.
    Married: Donna Sain, 28 Jun 1969.

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Evie Jane Wilson7:

Francis Lucille Barnette 8

Born: 29 Jun 1919
Died: 25 Jul 1989

Married(1): Homer Stott
Married(2): Tom Bradly

Children of Francis Lucille Barnette and Homer Stott are:
  • Betty Jean Stott
  • Hoyt Stott
  • J.L. Stott
  • Preston Scott
Child of Francis Lucille Barnette and Tom Bradly is:
  • Nancy Bradly

John1: Henry2: James3: Elizabeth4:
Cynthia Coward5: Alvin L. Wilson6:
Evie Jane Wilson7:

Dorothy Edna Barnette 8

Born: 02 Aug 1923

Married: Hunter Charles Waldrup, 16 Aug 1946.

Children of Dorothy Edna Barnette and Hunter Charles Waldrup are:
John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Baylus Edney6:
James Butler7:

James LaMar Laughter 8

Born: 07 Nov 1895, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
Died: 24 Nov 1983, Ogden, Utah (retired from the railroad).

Married(1): Evelyn Frank, 18 Jul 1919,
Born: abt 1899, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Married(2): Leala Williams, 20 Sep 1923, Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada.
Daughter of Orrin Roland Williams and Alice Elizabeth Murphy.
Born: 15 May 1902, Selina, Sevier Co., Utah.
Died: 13 Feb 1974, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

Children of James LaMar Laughter and Leala Williams are:
  • Shirley Laughter, born 23 Jan 1927, Bear Lake County, ID.
    Died: 24 Jan 1927.

  • Orrin Laughter, born 06 Apr 1931, Brigham, Utah.
    Died: 09 Apr 1931.

  • Mary Elizabeth Laughter, born 03 Dec 1932, Lincoln, ID.
    Died: 06 Dec 1932.

  • James William Laughter, born 01 Jun 1935, Bear Lake Co., ID.
    Died: 05 Jun 1935.

  • ? Laughter

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Baylus Edney6:
James Butler7:

Dora Lee Priscilla Laughter 8

Born: abt 1903, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Married: Nathaniel James Snyder, 11 Oct 1923
Born: 29 Aug 1899, Lincoln, Wyoming.
Died: 29 Apr 1983

Children of Dora Lee Priscilla Laughter and Nathaniel James Snyder are:
  • Priscilla Dean Snyder, born 15 Oct 1928, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
    Died: 02 Dec 1987, Vanderburgh, Indiana.

  • Keith Dewain Snyder, born 16 Jun 1930, Brigham, Utah.
    Died: 03 Sep 1953.

  • Note: Information indicates there may be 7 other children.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Baylus Edney6:
James Butler7:

Harold Leslie Laughter 8

Born: 20 Jan 1906,, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Married: Ruth Rosetta Race, 15 Jun 1927
Born: 16 Feb 1909, Bannock, Idaho.

Children of Harold Leslie Laughter and Ruth Rosetta Race are:
  • Harold Race Laughter, Married: Mary Ellen Crawford

  • Darrell Dean Laughter, born 21 Jan 1931, Sweetwater, Wyoming.
    Died: 31 Jan 1931, Sweetwater, Wyoming.

  • Teron Ray Laughter, Married: Janice Louise Clough.

  • Glyda Eloise Laughter, Married: Barney Ray Gaddo.

  • Mary Violet Laughter

  • Doran Lee Laughter, born 15 Jul 1941, Sweetwater, Wyoming.
    Died: 22 Jul 1941, Sweetwater, Wyoming.

  • Sherie Ann Laughter, Married: David Anderson.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Baylus Edney6:
James Butler7:

Viola Marie Laughter 8

Born: 15 Mar 1909, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Married: William Edward Nield, 24 Feb 1926.

Children of Viola Marie Laughter and William Edward Nield are:
  • Kenneth Nield

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Baylus Edney6:
James Butler7:

Wesley Edney Laughter 8

Born: 04 July 1910, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
Died: 09 Jan 1968, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Married: Ruby Alleman
Born: 03 Oct 1915, Bern, Idaho.
Died: 31 Oct 1990

Children of Wesley Edney Laughter and Ruby Alleman are:
  • Marlene Laughter, Born: 03 Aug, 1936, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., ID.
    Married: Joseph Failoni, 25 Feb 1956, Pocatello, Bannock Co., Idaho,
    He was Born: 08 May 1930.

  • Wesley Reed Laughter, Born: 21 Apr 1940, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., ID.
    Married: Berniece Marilyn Jensen, 29 Jun 1963.
    She was Born: 30 October 1941.

  • Louona Laughter, Born: 08 Aug 1946, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
    Married: (5)Dave Kingsbury, 20 April 1993, Elko, Nevada.

  • Allen John Laughter, Born: 31 May 1952, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
    Married: Lynn Elizabeth Jacobs, 07 July 1972, Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.
    She was born 16 May 1953.

  • Aileen Laughter, Born: 31 May 1952, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
    Married: Allen John Martinez, 09 Nov. 1973, Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.
    He was born 20 Apr. 1954.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Mark Crandall Laughter, Sr. 8

Born: 29 May 1886, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Annie C. Turner

Children of Mark Crandall Laughter, Sr. and Annie C. Turner are:
  • Mark Crandall Laughter, Jr. (Toot Laughter)

  • Mitchell Laughter, born: 1907. Died: 1977.

  • Emma Laughter
    Married: ?, had 2 sons.
    Married: Frank Beddingfield

  • Harry Laughter

  • Joe Laughter

  • John "Dink" Laughter
    Married: Daisy Hollinsworth.
    They have one dtr: Pauline Laughter -- Pauline has one child.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Dixie Laughter 8
Dee Laughter

Born: 1889, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 1959

Married(1): Martha ?, died: 1939.
Married(2): Birtie Jones, after 1939.

Children of Dixie "Dee" Laughter and Martha ? are:
  • Ted Laughter

  • James Laughter

  • Calvin Laughter

  • Earl Laughter, born: 1910. Died: 1941, car wreck.

  • Adeline Laughter. Died: 1975, in car wreck.
    Married: ? Gilbert

  • Addie Laughter, married: ? Justus


Child of Dixie "Dee" Laughter and Birtie Jones is:
  • Pauline Laughter

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Columbus Robert Laughter 8 Columbus Laughter
Lum Laughter, Columbus R. Laughter

Born: 28 Mar 1898, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 01 Nov 1977

Married: Nanney McMinn (Nannie McMinn)
Born: 1900
Died: 1992

Children of Columbus Robert Laughter and Nanney McMinn are:
  • Quay Laughter, died in infancy.
  • John Columbus Laughter, Sr., M: Ruby E. Smith, 4 children.
  • Florence Laughter, M: Fred Thompson, lives in Va., 2 children.
  • Alta Mae Laughter, M: Gerald Fowler, 1 child.
  • Flossie Laughter, M: Bill Nelson, 3 children.
  • Roy "Bush" Laughter, M: Betty Roland, 3 children.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Lloyd Manning Laughter, Sr. 8

Born: ? Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Martha Peahuff

Children of Lloyd Manning Laughter, Sr. and Martha Peahuff are:
  • Lloyd Manning Laughter, Jr.
    Married: ? ?
    • Ted C. Laughter, Sr., died: 1983.
      Married: Peggy Morgan, born, South Carolina.
      2 children: Tammy Laughter and Ted C. Laughter, Jr.


  • Virginia Laughter
    Married: Tom Hamilton. One child: Gail Hamilton.

  • Connie Laughter
    Married: Bill Rhymer

  • Ruby Laughter
    Married: Harold Pruitt

  • Lillie Mae, never married.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Gertrude Elizabeth Laughter 8
Gerite Laughter, Gerite Elizabeth Laughter

Born: ? Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Jesse Davidson

Children of Gertrude Elizabeth Laughter and Jesse Davidson are:
  • Henry Davidson
  • Clyde "Foxy" Davidson
  • James Davidson
  • Judy Davidson
  • Edna Davidson
  • Robert Davidson
  • Ula Mae Davidson

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Vader Laughter 8 (Lavada Laughter)

Born: ? Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Leroy Sexton OR
(Hampton Sexton OR Leroy Hampton Sexton)

Children of Vader Laughter and Leroy Sexton are:
  • George Sexton

  • Fred Sexton

  • Frank Sexton
    Married: Ella ?. 2 children:
      Edward Sexton
      Jenning Sexton


  • Rosa Lee Sexton

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
James Hicks (B: 1810)5: Samuel Carson6:
Baalis Bruce7:

Albert Roscoe Laughter 8 (Rev.) (See PopView notes)

Born: 13 Aug 1907, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 20 Jan 2002, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Arrie Louise Barnwell, 25 Nov 1928.
Born: 23 Jul 1906, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 28 Nov 1975, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Daughter of Major J. Barnwell and Sittles Beddingfield.

Children of Albert Roscoe Laughter and Arrie Louise Barnwell are:
  • Ruth Inez Laughter, born: 1930, Henderson Co., NC.
    Married: Alvin S. Jackson.
    • Walter Jackson, one child
    • Nancy Jackson, married: Bill Danielson. They have 2 sons.


  • Roscoe Baalis Laughter, born: 02 Oct 1932, Henderson Co., NC.
    Married: Glenna Mae "Billie" Williams.

  • Wade Rufus Laughter, born: 30 Mar 1934, Henderson Co., NC.
    Married: Sybil Pruitt

  • Ethel Marie Laughter, married: Richard McKinna
      They have 2 children:
        Steve McKinna
        Shiela McKinna


  • Clifford Major Laughter, married: Pat Champion
      They have one daughter:
        Deborah Laughter

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
John J.5: H.P.6: Thomas Allan7:

Margaret Ellen Laughter 8 (See PopView note)

Born: Unk
Died: Unk

Married: ? Jones
Born: Unk
Died: Unk

Child of Margaret Ellen Laughter and ? Jones is:
  • Joyce H. Jones

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
John J.5: Hampton P.6: Henry Alonzo 7: | NOTE | OBIT |

Elmer Raymond Laughter 8

Born: 18 Feb 1910, Wilcoe, McDowell Co., West Virginia.
Died: 11 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida.

Married: Virginia LeGrand Morrison
Born: 13 Jul 1915, Rockingham, Richmond Co., North Carolina.
Died: 08 Jan 2006, Boonville, Warrick Co., Indiana.
Daughter of John Worthy Morrison Jr. | NOTE |


Children of Elmer Raymond Laughter and Virginia LeGrand Morrison are:
  • Earl Morrison Laughter, Born: 16 Apr 1939, Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.
    Died: 24 Jul 1960, San Jose, Santa Clara Co., California.
    Married: Patricia Keith

  • John Cameron Laughter, Born: 04 Feb 1944, Hamlet, Richmond Co., North Carolina.
    Married: Lee Smitherman

  • Virginia LeGrand Laughter, Born: 11 Jul 1948, Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.
    Married: Mike Page (div)

  • Henry Hambrick Laughter, Born: 30 Jun 1949, Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida.
    Died: 22 Dec 1985, Jacksonville Beach, Duval Co., Florida.
    Married: Nancy Williams

  • James Alexander Laughter, Born: 03 Dec 1952, Jacksonville, Duval Co. Florida.
    Married(1): Rita Johnson (div)
    Married(2): Michele Carley

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
John J.5: Benjamin F.6: Lonnie7:

Robena Laughter 8

Born: 26 Sep 1919, Asheville, Biltmore Estates, Buncombe Co., NC.
Died: 19 Jan 1995, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
Buried: West Cemetery, Weaverville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.

Married: Herman Redmon, 01 Sep 1938, Greenville, South Carolina.
Born: 25 Aug 1918, Beaverdam Valley, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
Son of Joseph Benjamin "Ben" "J.B." Redmon and Ivory Henderson.

Children of Robena Laughter and Herman Redmon are:
  • Rex Herman Redmon, born 13 May 1940, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married: Susan Jane Fox-Hensley, 16 Jan 1965, Buncombe Co., NC.

  • Harold Grant Redmon, born 13 Feb 1944 in Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married: Johnna Lea Riddle, 19 Nov 1965, Asheville, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Born: 05 Jan 1943, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.

  • Mary Inez Redmon, born 26 Sep 1945, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married(1): Otis Moore, 20 Mar 1964, Greenville, SC.
    Married(2): Carl Stevens.

  • Robert Phillip Redmon, born 02 May 1947, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married: Faye Mayhew, 13 Jun 1967, Asheville, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Born: 13 Jun 1949, Gastonia, Gaston Co., North Carolina.

  • Richard Thomas Redmon, born 10 Jan 1950, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married: Minnie Bess Boone, 1976, Gatesville, Gates Co., NC.
    Born: 17 Dec 1950, Sussex Co., Virginia.

  • Pamela Annette Redmon, born 20 Jan 1961 in Buncombe Co., NC.
    Married: Michael Eugene Alexander, 13 Jan 1980, Buncombe Co., NC.
    Born: 13 Jan 1958, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Matthew Arthur 6:
Leona Eliza 7:

Bessie Pearl Bright 8

Born: 1890
Died: y ?

Married: Harry H. Clark, 08 Jun 1912
Born:

Children of Bessie Pearl Bright and Harry H. Clark are:
  • Ruth Clark
  • Irma Clark
  • Wilbur Roy Clark
  • John Robert Clark, Born: 1918, Died: 1980

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: John Patterson6:
Mary Leah7:

Mary Emma Searcy 8
Mary Esma Searcy

Born: 1878
Died: 1960

Married(1): Arthur Lee Hill
Married(2): ? Bradley


Children of Mary Emma (or Esma) Searcy and Arthur Lee Hill are:
  • Henry Judson Hill, Born: 02 Jun 1918.
  • Homer Lee Hill, Born: 07 Aug 1920.
Child of Mary Emma (or Esma) Searcy and ? Bradley is:
  • ? Bradley

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: John Patterson6:
Floyd Rosco Sr.7:

Jesse Leonard Laughter 8

Born: 28 May 1919

Married: Mafa Mabel Arrowood

Children of Jesse Leonard Laughter and Mafa Mabel Arrowood are:
  • Glenda Laughter
  • Dorothy Jane Laughter, Born: 08 Aug 1943.
  • Ralph Denson Laughter, Born: 15 Sep 1946.
  • Shirley Ann Laughter, Born: 09 Dec 1952.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: John Patterson6:
Floyd Rosco Sr.7:

Floyd Rosco Laughter Jr., 8

Born: 1924

Married: Margie Colene McEntire, 12 Aug 1942.
Born: 07 Aug 1926, Rutherford Co., North Carolina.
Dtr of: Rev. Aaron Anders (Doc) McEntire and Mattie S. Morgan

Children of Floyd Rosco Laughter Jr., and Margie Colene McEntire are:
  • Floyd Anders Laughter, Born: 20 Sep 1943, Rutherford Co., NC.
  • Lee Roy Laughter, Born: 02 Feb 1945, Rutherford Co., NC.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Minnie Lawter 8
Minnie Laughter

Born: 14 Apr 1904.
Died: 04 May 1993.
Buried: Gaston Memorial Cemetery, Gastonia, North Carolina.

Married: Leland Huggins.
Born: ?
Died: ?

Children of Minnie Lawter and Leland Huggins are:
  • Evelyn Huggins

  • J.L. Huggins, born: ? . Died: ? .
    Buried: Gaston Memorial Cemetery, Gastonia, NC.

  • Vera Huggins

  • Tommy Huggins

  • Michael Huggins

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Pearl Lawter 8
Pearl Laughter

Born: 20 Sep 1905.
Died: 10 Nov 1961.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Hickory, Catawba Co., NC.

Married: Cela Eckard.
Born: ?
Died: ?
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina.

Children of Pearl Lawter and Cela Eckard are:
  • Jolene Eckard, born: ? . Died: ? .
    Buried: Oxford Baptist Church Cemetery, Conover, Catawba Co., NC.
    Married: ? Huffman

  • Donny Eckard

  • Max Eckard, born: ? Died: ? .
    Buried: Catawba Cemetery, Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina.

  • Gail Eckard

  • Harold Dean Eckard

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Jessie Lawter 8
Jessie Laughter

Born: 23 Aug 1906. Tryon, Polk Co., North Carolina.
Died: 13 Jul 1990.
Buried: Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, North Carolina.

Married: Elbert Lawson Bishop.
Born: Landrum, South Carolina.
Died: 16 Oct 1990.
Buried: Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, North Carolina.

Children of Jessie Lawter and Elbert Lawson Bishop are:
  • Martha Bishop, Born: 19 Jan 1930.
    Married: George W. Wheeler Jr. -- Family came from KY or TN.

  • Bobby Dean Bishop, Born: 03 Oct 1926.
    Married: Ruby Galloway

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Earline Lawter
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Earline Lawter 8
Earline Laughter

Born: 20 Nov 1909, Henderson Co., North Carolina.
Died: 19 Jul 2000.
Buried: Olney Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gastonia, NC.

Married(1): Fred D. Hamrick, 1926-27.
Born: 27 Jul 1905
Died: 02 Feb 1986

Married(2): Wallace Gordon, 1949.

Children of Earline Lawter and Fred D. Hamrick are:
  • Fred Allen Hamrick, born: 31 Aug 1928, Landrum, South Carolina.
    Died: 11 Oct 1985.
    Married: Ruth Olivia "Libby" Grant, 31 May 1953.

  • June Sharlee Hamrick, Born: 20 Jun 1930.
    Died: 19 Aug 2002.
    Married(1): Marcellus Absher. Married(2): Ray Webb

  • Sylvia Ann Hamrick, Born: 02 Jan 1933, Inman, SC.
    Married(1): James Oliver Blanton
    Married(2): Francis Melvin Gaddis, Born: 07 Dec 1936.

  • Gladys Rae Hamrick, Born: 03 Mar 1935, Inman, SC.
    Married: Albert Leon Bess, 13 May 1954.

  • Glenna Rose Hamrick, Born: 03 Mar 1935, Inman, SC.
    Married: Robert Reid McGinnis, 21 Dec 1954.
    Born: 25 Jan 1933.

  • William B. Hamrick
    Married(1): Linda ?
    Married(2): Amee ?
Child of Earline Lawter and Wallace Gordon is:
  • Gerald Wallace "Butch" Gordon

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Rudolph Lawter 8
Rudolph Laughter

Born: 23 May 1911
Died: 17 Sep 1974.
Buried: Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina.

Married(1): Audrey Setzer
Married(2): Stella ?

Children of Rudolph Lawter and Audrey Setzer are:
  • Charles Lawter, Died: ?
  • Jean Lawter
  • Ann Lawter
  • Louise Lawter

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Boyd Lawter 8
Boyd Laughter

Born: ?
Died: 14 Oct 1977.
Buried: Saluda City Cemetary, Saluda, North Carolina.

Married: Ruth Pace

Children of Boyd Lawter and Ruth Pace are:
  • Elizabeth Lawter
    Married: Kenneth "Sonny" Justus

  • Tona Louise Lawter

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Sarah Louise Lawter 8
Sarah Louise Laughter

Born: 10 May 1919, Henderson Co., North Carolina.

Married: Roland Gray Feagan
Born: 05 Apr 1918, Polk Co., North Carolina.
He is son of Oscar Chester Feagan and Mossie Sue Hampton.

Children of Sarah Louise Lawter and Roland Gray Feagan are:
  • James Roland Feagan, Born: 21 Nov 1941, Tryon, Polk Co., NC.
    Died: 04 Jun 1961, automobile accident.

  • Susan Diane Feagan, Born: 05 Sep 1946, Tryon, Polk Co., NC.

  • Janice Kay Feagan, Born: 27 Nov 1947, Tryon, Polk Co., NC.
    Married: David Wallace, 25 Feb 1967.
    One son: John Wallace.

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Letha Nell Lawter 8
Letha Nell Laughter

Born: ?

Married(1): Boyd Stewart
Married(2): Durham Gosnell

Children of Letha Nell Lawter and Boyd Stewart are:
  • Betty Faye Stewart
  • Ray Stewart

John1: Henry2: James3: Samuel4:
Benjamin J.5: Reuben Joshua6:
Gaither Benjamin7: -- (Photo)

Joel Ray Lawter 8
Joel Ray Laughter

Born: ?
Died: ?
Buried: Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, North Carolina.

Married: Ruth ?

Children of Joel Ray Lawter and Ruth ? are:
  • Joel Lawter
  • Wilma Lawter
  • Beverly Lawter

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Samuel 4:
Benjamin J. 5: Reuben Joshua 6:
Margaret Matilda 7:

Kulah Elizabeth Powell 8

Born: 04 Nov 1908, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Died: 22 Dec 1986, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.

Married: Merritt Oscar Sellers (M.O. Sellers).

Children of Kulah Elizabeth Powell and Merritt Oscar Sellers are:
  • Blanche Christine Sellers, Born: 24 Feb 1926. Died: abt 2000.
  • Merrit Oscar Sellers Jr., Born: 01 Jul 1929. Died: Unk.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Samuel 4:
Benjamin J. 5: Reuben Joshua 6:
Margaret Matilda 7:

Grady Earl Powell 8

Born: 05 May 1913
Died: 22 Mar 1985

Married: Eunice Wilson

Children of Grady Earl Powell and Eunice Wilson are:
  • Charles Edward Powell
  • Shirley Powell, married: James Brown. No children

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Samuel 4:
Benjamin J. 5: Reuben Joshua 6:
Margaret Matilda 7:

Sidney Eli Powell 8

Born: 07 Apr 1917
Died: 13 Aug 1978, Oteen Veteran's Hosp., Asheville, NC.
Buried: Greer, South Carolina.

Married: Bernice Cooper
Born: 29 Mar 1914

Children of Sidney Eli Powell and Bernice Cooper are:
  • Donald Sidney Powell, born: 03 Dec 1946.
    Married: Kandy Cone, 19 Aug 1967.
    Born: 18 Jul 1950

  • Sandra Gail Powell, born: 03 Dec 1947.
    Married. Milton Smith. No children.

John 1: Henry 2: James 3: Samuel 4:
Benjamin J. 5: Reuben Joshua 6:
Margaret Matilda 7:

Helen Elizabeth Powell 8

Born: 16 Nov 1919, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Died: 27 Nov 1984, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Buried: Wood Memorial Park, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.

Married: Roy Holder Gillespie. Nickname: Eightball Gillespie
Born: 12 Aug 1916, Central South Carolina.
Died: 22 Jun 1975, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
Buried: Wood Memorial Park, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.

Children of Helen Elizabeth Powell and Roy Holder Gillespie are:
  • Randall Herbert Gillespie, born: 14 Nov 1938, Greer, SC.
    Married(1): Barbara Ellen Wolf, born: 09 Jun 1942.
    Married(2): Clara Keller

  • Barbara Ann Gillespie, born: 03 May 1940.
    Died: 21 Jan 2012.
    Married: Phillip Earl Henderson, born: 15 Jun 1937. Died: Dec 1991.

  • Robert Alonzo Gillespie, born: 03 Nov 1941.
    Married: Elaine Jordan, born: 10 Feb 1948.

  • Nancy Faye Gillespie, born: 02 Nov 1943.
    Married(1): Samuel Lindsay Green, born: 03 Dec 1942. Died: 15 Apr 1964.
    Married(2): Charles Melton Dill

  • Dorothy Irene Gillespie, born: 29 Jul 1945, Greer, Spartanburg Co, SC.
    Married(1): Joseph Vincent Whelan, born: 01 Feb 1942.
    Died: 25 Oct 1969: Killed in action in Laos, SE Asia.
    Married(2): Frank Terrell Starrett Jr. (Terry Starrett).
    Born: 05 Oct 1946, High Point, North Carolina.

  • Frances Elizabeth Gillespie, Born: 16 Jul 1947.
    Married: Jerry Michael Vandervort, born: 03 Jan 1943.

  • John Michael Gillespie, Born: 02 Sep 1948, Greer, Spartanburg Co, SC.
    Died: 02 Sep 1948, Greer, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina.
    Buried: Zoar United Meth Church, Spartanburg Co, South Carolina.

  • Roy Keith Gillespie, Born: 24 Sep 1949, Spartanburg Co, SC.
    Died: 18 Aug 2011 of lung cancer brought on by contact with Agent Orange.
    Note: He was severely wounded in Vietnam in May of 1969.
    No children.

  • Terry Kent Gillespie, Born: 04 Jan 1952.
    Married: Janice Turner, born: 22 Jul 1953.

  • Paul Douglas Gillespie, Born: 03 Feb 1954, Greer, SC.
    Died: 10 Mar 1971, Greer, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
    Buried: Wood Memorial Park, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina.
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