Edna V. Gorman1,2

F, b. September 3, 1912, d. March 16, 1991
     Edna V. Gorman married Woodrow Carter Mears, son of Samuel Marion Mears and Allie Cole.1,2 Edna V. Gorman was buried at Bell United Methodist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2 Her married name was Mears. She was born on September 3, 1912.2 She died on March 16, 1991 at age 78.2

Family

Woodrow Carter Mears b. June 13, 1912, d. May 25, 1964
Marriage*She married Woodrow Carter Mears, son of Samuel Marion Mears and Allie Cole.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S20] Katherine Faye Kabot, "John V. Cole," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov, 2002 and Feb, 2003.
  2. [S3293] Bell United Methodist Church Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com

Ephriam Oscar Whitacre1,2

M, b. October 7, 1824, d. circa 1885
     Ephriam Oscar Whitacre was born on October 7, 1824 at Wayne Co., Indiana.2 He married Sarah McKern, daughter of Luke McKern and Hannah Thrash, on November 5, 1846 at Henry Co., Iowa.1,3 Ephriam Oscar Whitacre died circa 1885 at Iowa.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 28, Princeton, Mercer Co., Missouri5
1870Dwelling 41, Chillicothe, Livingston Co., Missouri6
1880Dwelling 230, District 251, Davidson, Randolph Co., Arkansas7

Occupation

1860Miller5
1870Lumberman6
1880Miller7

Family

Sarah McKern b. circa 1826, d. before June, 1878
Marriage*Ephriam Oscar Whitacre married Sarah McKern, daughter of Luke McKern and Hannah Thrash, on November 5, 1846 at Henry Co., Iowa.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7052] Jordan R, et. al.. Dodd, Iowa, Compiled Marriages, 1835-1850.
  2. [S7577] Unknown compiler, U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  3. [S4926] Unknown compiler, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  4. [S7955] Descendants of John Whitacre I, by Dana T. Bostwick, online https://www.genealogy.com/ftm/b/o/s/Dana-T-Bostwick/GENE7-0012.html
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S6383] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1966, online https://s1.sos.mo.gov/Records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/

Nina Wright1,2,3,4

F, b. March 30, 1874, d. August 13, 1958
FatherSamuel C. Wright1,2,5 b. February 12, 1832, d. October 13, 1909
MotherMary Ann Thrash1,2,6,5,7 b. February 16, 1839, d. December 3, 1922
     Nina Wright was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5,4 She was born on March 30, 1874 at North Carolina.2,5 As of August 11, 1902,her married name was Brittain.3 She married Hardy Stringfield Brittain on August 11, 1902 at Martins Creek, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5,3 As of before 1920,her married name was Wrinkle.7 Nina Wright married H. L. Wrinkle before 1920.7 Nina Wright died on August 13, 1958 at Waynesville, Haywood Co., North Carolina, at age 84.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 109, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina1
1900Dwelling 261, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina2
1910Dwelling 35, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6
1920Dwelling 111, District 24, Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee7
1930Dwelling 143, District 9, Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee8

Family 1

Hardy Stringfield Brittain b. July 13, 1858, d. January 24, 1914
Marriage*Nina Wright married Hardy Stringfield Brittain on August 11, 1902 at Martins Creek, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5,3 
Child

Family 2

H. L. Wrinkle
Marriage*Nina Wright married H. L. Wrinkle before 1920.7 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  4. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Nina Brittain death certificate.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Hardy Stringfield Brittain1,2

M, b. July 13, 1858, d. January 24, 1914
     Hardy Stringfield Brittain was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1,3 He was born on July 13, 1858 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1 He married Nina Wright, daughter of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, on August 11, 1902 at Martins Creek, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4,2 Hardy Stringfield Brittain died on January 24, 1914 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 55.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 35, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina5

Occupation

1910Gold miner5

Family

Nina Wright b. March 30, 1874, d. August 13, 1958
Marriage*Hardy Stringfield Brittain married Nina Wright, daughter of Samuel C. Wright and Mary Ann Thrash, on August 11, 1902 at Martins Creek, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Hardy S. Brittain death certificate.
  2. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  3. [S6831] Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Nina Brittain death certificate.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Evelyn Katherine Brittain1,2

F, b. March 15, 1904, d. April 16, 1922
FatherHardy Stringfield Brittain1 b. July 13, 1858, d. January 24, 1914
MotherNina Wright1,3 b. March 30, 1874, d. August 13, 1958
     Evelyn Katherine Brittain married James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill.2,4 Her married name was McGill. Evelyn Katherine Brittain was born on March 15, 1904 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4 She died on April 16, 1922 at Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee, at age 18; Died 10 weeks after a house fire in Blount County Feb 2, 1922.2,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 35, District 39, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina1
1920Dwelling 111, District 24, Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee3

Family

James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill b. November 30, 1894, d. January 18, 1952
Marriage*Evelyn Katherine Brittain married James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill.2,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1667] McGill, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=shc&id=I018
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3367] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1965.

James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill1,2

M, b. November 30, 1894, d. January 18, 1952
     James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill married Evelyn Katherine Brittain, daughter of Hardy Stringfield Brittain and Nina Wright.1,2 James Wesley "J.W." "Jim" McGill was buried at Magnolia Cemetery, Maryville, Blount Co., Tennessee.1,2 He was born on November 30, 1894 at Seymour, Sevier Co., Tennessee.1,2 He died on January 18, 1952 at Alcoa, Blount Co., Tennessee, at age 57.1,2

Family

Evelyn Katherine Brittain b. March 15, 1904, d. April 16, 1922
Marriage*He married Evelyn Katherine Brittain, daughter of Hardy Stringfield Brittain and Nina Wright.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1667] McGill, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=shc&id=I018
  2. [S3367] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1965.

Rachel P. Cole

F, b. 1825, d. 1908
FatherByrd Garland Cole1 b. July 30, 1804, d. October 22, 1896
MotherSarah Gudger1 d. circa 1840
     Rachel P. Cole married Joseph Garland Key.2 Her married name was Key. Rachel P. Cole was born in 1825 at North Carolina.1 She died in 1908 at Walker Co., Alabama.

Family

Joseph Garland Key
Marriage*She married Joseph Garland Key.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  2. [S108] Jefferson Glass, "Cole Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 12, 2003.

Nancy E. Key

F, b. July 24, 1850, d. August 3, 1897
FatherJoseph Garland Key1
MotherRachel P. Cole1 b. 1825, d. 1908
     Nancy E. Key married Joseph Weems. Her married name was Weems. Nancy E. Key was born on July 24, 1850.1 She died on August 3, 1897 at Walker Co., Alabama, at age 47.1

Family

Joseph Weems b. November 27, 1847, d. June 11, 1916
Marriage*She married Joseph Weems

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

John Everett "Johnny" Wright1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 13, 1867, d. September 12, 1930
FatherSamuel C. Wright1,2,3 b. February 12, 1832, d. October 13, 1909
MotherMary Ann Thrash1,2,3 b. February 16, 1839, d. December 3, 1922
     John Everett "Johnny" Wright was buried at Sunset View Cemetery, El Cerrito, Contra Costa Co., California.6 He was born on May 13, 1867 at North Carolina.3 He married Paralee L. Rogers circa 1888.7 John Everett "Johnny" Wright died on September 12, 1930 at Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California, at age 63.5,6 He Richmond, Sept. 13 - Funeral services for John Everett Wright, 62, of 453 Twenty-second street, who died at his home yesterday, will be held at the Wilson & Kratzer funeral chapel at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Interment will be in Sunset View cemetery. Wright, a native of North Carolina, had resided in Richmond for 23 years. He had been employed as a machinist. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Parlee E. Wright; a daughter, Mrs. Abbie Hencken of Richmond; two brothers, LeRoy Wright of Richmond and Lon Wright of North carolina; three sisters, Mrs. A. R. Patton and Mrs. Inez Tilson of North Carolina and Mrs. Neena Britain of Tennesee, and a newphew, Carson Wright, of Richmond. on September 13, 1930.6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 186, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina1
1880Dwelling 109, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina2
1900Dwelling 261, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina3
1910Dwelling 331, District 179, Township 15, Contra Costa Co., California7
1920Dwelling 294, District 38, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California8
1930Dwelling 489, District 45, Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California9

Occupation

1900Railroad engineer3
1910Railroad car repairer7
1920Railroad ship mill man8
1930Railroad wood mechanic9

Family

Paralee L. Rogers b. February 22, 1874, d. March 15, 1964
Marriage*John Everett "Johnny" Wright married Paralee L. Rogers circa 1888.7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Mary A. Thrash Wright death certificate.
  5. [S4043] California Department of Health and Welfare, California, Death Index, 1905-1939.
  6. [S1212] Oakland Tribune, From the John Everett Wright obituary in the Sep 13, 1930 edition.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Inez Wright1,2

F, b. March 30, 1874, d. February 5, 1954
FatherSamuel C. Wright3,4,1 b. February 12, 1832, d. October 13, 1909
MotherMary Ann Thrash3,4,1 b. February 16, 1839, d. December 3, 1922
     Inez Wright was buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 481 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina.1 Her married name was Hughes.1 She married Unknown Hughes.1 Inez Wright was born on March 30, 1874 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.4,1 As of March 22, 1908,her married name was Tilson.2 She married William E. Tilson on March 22, 1908 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5,2 Inez Wright died on February 5, 1954 at Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, at age 79.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 109, District 29, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina3
1900Dwelling 261, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina4
1920Dwelling 200, District 44, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina6
1930Dwelling 86, District 3, Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina7

Family 1

Unknown Hughes
Marriage*Inez Wright married Unknown Hughes.1 

Family 2

William E. Tilson b. May 30, 1863, d. November 15, 1939
Marriage*Inez Wright married William E. Tilson on March 22, 1908 at Cherokee Co., North Carolina.5,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Inez Tilson Hughes death certificate.
  2. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the William E. Tilson death certificate.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

George A. Thrash Jr.1

M, b. circa 1794, d. before December 1, 1829
FatherGeorge A. Thrash Sr.2 b. circa 1766, d. August, 1850
MotherMartha Stubblefield2 b. 1771
     George A. Thrash Jr. was born circa 1794 at Georgia.3 He married Rebecca Unknown on June 30, 1825 at Dallas Co., Alabama.1 George A. Thrash Jr. died before December 1, 1829.2

Family

Rebecca Unknown
Marriage*He married Rebecca Unknown on June 30, 1825 at Dallas Co., Alabama.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html
  2. [S40] Ann Thrash, Thrash Families.
  3. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

Hillery David Thrash1

M, b. circa 1827
FatherDavid Thrash b. 1782, d. 1870
MotherMatilda Pratt
     Hillery David Thrash was born circa 1827 at Monroe Co., Georgia.1

Citations

  1. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html

Amanda Thrash

F, b. October, 1821
FatherIssac T. Thrash1 b. after 1790, d. 1869
MotherNancy Thompson b. 1795, d. 1860
     Amanda Thrash married Thomas Ligon.1 Her married name was Ligon. Amanda Thrash was born in October, 1821 at Georgia.1

Family

Thomas Ligon
Marriage*She married Thomas Ligon.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html

Christopher Columbus Thrash

M, d. circa 1862
FatherIssac T. Thrash1 b. after 1790, d. 1869
MotherNancy Thompson b. 1795, d. 1860
     Christopher Columbus Thrash married Sarah Adams on July 9, 1854 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.1 Christopher Columbus Thrash died circa 1862.1

Family

Sarah Adams
Marriage*He married Sarah Adams on July 9, 1854 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html

Clarissa Gray1,2

F, b. circa 1829, d. June 22, 1862
FatherJoseph Howard "Joe" Gray Jr.1,2,3 b. October 1, 1803, d. August 7, 1870
MotherElizabeth H. Terry1,3 b. February 24, 1805, d. January 5, 1880
     Clarissa Gray was born circa 1829 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr., son of William P. Conner Sr. and Catherine "Katy" Poff, on July 24, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of July 24, 1852,her married name was Conner. Clarissa Gray died on June 22, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of diphtheria.2,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 63, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 375, Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr. b. February 28, 1824, d. January 19, 1906
Marriage*Clarissa Gray married William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr., son of William P. Conner Sr. and Catherine "Katy" Poff, on July 24, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

Isaac T. Thrash

M, b. circa 1830, d. 1900
FatherIssac T. Thrash1 b. after 1790, d. 1869
MotherNancy Thompson b. 1795, d. 1860
     Isaac T. Thrash was born circa 1830 at Georgia.1 He married Dolly Fuller circa 1857.1 Isaac T. Thrash died in 1900 at Georgia.1

Family

Dolly Fuller b. circa 1841
Marriage*He married Dolly Fuller circa 1857.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html

Philetus Cincinatus Thrash1

M, b. circa 1818
FatherIssac T. Thrash2 b. after 1790, d. 1869
MotherNancy Thompson b. 1795, d. 1860
     Philetus Cincinatus Thrash married Kittie Unknown.1 Philetus Cincinatus Thrash was born circa 1818 at Georgia.2 He married Sarah Lasseter on January 3, 1842 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.2

Family 1

Kittie Unknown b. June 9, 1857, d. May 6, 1886
Marriage*Philetus Cincinatus Thrash married Kittie Unknown.1 

Family 2

Sarah Lasseter b. circa 1825, d. circa 1887
Marriage*Philetus Cincinatus Thrash married Sarah Lasseter on January 3, 1842 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3490] Ebenezer Cemetery, Pike Co., AR, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S128] Thrash - An Arkansas Connection, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~xrysta/index.html
  3. [S3493] Salem Cemetery, Pike Co., AR, online http://www.findagrave.com

Garwood Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

M, b. January 27, 1922, d. November 15, 1994
FatherDoctor Huff "Doc" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13 b. July 5, 1894, d. August 18, 1986
MotherGracie Ann Austin1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13 b. July 26, 1899, d. October 25, 1987
     Garwood Conner was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5 His Social Security Number was 235-34-7794.14 He was born on January 27, 1922 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,14,7,11 He married Maxine Loria Brown on November 24, 1951.5,7,10 Garwood Conner died on November 15, 1994 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 72.5,14

Census Records

1930Dwelling 471, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 248, District 28-46, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia13

Family

Maxine Loria Brown b. April 7, 1932, d. April 18, 2008
Marriage*Garwood Conner married Maxine Loria Brown on November 24, 1951.5,7,10 
Children
  • Dennis Garwood Conner5,7,10
  • Rickey Arlie Conner5,7,10
  • Loria Mayda Conner5,7,10

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Roy H. Conner obituary in the Jul 19, 2004 edition.
  2. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Mayda Conner Williams obituary in the Sep 5, 2003 edition.
  3. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Doc Conner obituary in the Aug 19, 1986 edition.
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Gracie Ann Conner obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S946] Carolyn Belcher, "Dock Huff and Gracie Ann Austin Conner."
  6. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Donald R. Conner obituary in the Feb 8, 2008 edition.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Maxine Conner obituary in the Apr 19, 2008 edition.
  11. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  12. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Jackie Lee Conner obituary in the Jan 17, 1947 edition.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.