Son of Riley HAMPTON and Susan FERREL:
WESLEY MONROE HAMPTON
Born Aug 11, 1874 in Notla, Cherokee County, North Carolina
Died March 6, 1940 in Kannapolis, Cabarrus Co, NC
Married in Dec. 14, 1893 in Blairsville, Union Co, Georgia to:
HARRIET PRICE (daughter of James W. PRICE and Louisa A. LINDSEY)
Born Dec 22, 1872 in Notla, Cherokee Co, NC
Died Dec 1, 1963 in Kannapolis, Cabarrus Co, NC
Both are buried in Kannapolis Cemetery, Kannapolis, NC
Their children (more info. on children in next section):
1.JAMES RILEY HAMPTON b. Notla, Cherokee, Co. Nov 26, 1894.
2.FRED FITZU HAMPTON b. Ducktown, Polk Co, TN Apr 18, 1897
3.HOMER WILLIAM HAMPTON b. Ducktown, Polk Co, TN Aug 22, 1898
4.BESSIE HAMPTON b. Madison Co, GA May 7, 1900
5.BAYLAS MONROE HAMPTON b. Sept 30, 1901
6.HIRAM COLUMBUS HAMPTON b. Murphy, Cherokee Co, NC Feb 23, 1903
7.PAUL HAMPTON b. Ellijay, Gilmer Co, GA Apr 22, 1904
8.CLARENCE WALDO HAMPTON b. Ellijay, Gilmer Co, GA Aug 14, 1905
9.FLORENCE HAMPTON b. Porterdale, Newton Co, GA Apr 3, 1907
10.BERTHA HAMPTON b. Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA Feb 16, 1909
More information on WESLEY MONROE HAMPTON:
1880 Census of Cherokee Co, NC:
Riley Hampton-44, Susan-(b.GA) 33, James-8, Wesley M.-5, Martha L.-2, and William H.-1 mo, Mary Ferrel-65 (b.SC).
1900 Census Polk Co, Ducktown Village, TN (54-128-18-90):
Wesley M. Hampton-25 (day laborer-mines), Harriet-27, James R-5, Fred F.-3, William H.-1, Bessie E.-0/12 mos, Baylas M. Henderson-27 (copperminer), Zilphia V. Henderson-24. (states all were born in NC except Baylas, b.TN)
1910 Census of Fulton Co, GA (E.D.129, sheet 20):
Wesley Hampton-36, Harriet-38, James-16, Fred-14, Homer-12, Bessie-10, Bayles-9, Hiram-6, Paul-6, Clarence-4, Florence-3, Bertha-1.
1920 Census of Newton Co, Adair Shoals Dist, GA (Vol 78, E.D. 120, sheet 11, line 23):
Wesley M. Hampton-44, Harriet-46, Fred-22, Bessie-18, Hiram-16, Paul-15, Clarence-14, Florence-13, Bertha-10, and 3 boarders.
They all moved to Kannapolis, NC (Cabarrus Co) about 1922, except Baylas, who remained in Atlanta.
Their address at the time of their deaths was 218 West "H" Street, Kannapolis. They attended Mt Zion Freewill Baptist Church. In 1963, Harriet's obituary said she was the oldest member of the church.
More information about their children:
1. JAMES RILEY HAMPTON (PHOTO)
(b. Nov 26, 1894 in Notla, Cherokee Co, NC, d. July 27, 1979 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married on March 17, 1917 in Griffin, GA to MINNIE LEONA BAUGH (b. Sept 3,1899-
a-RAYMOND HAMPTON married Helen Jones
b-LEONARD HAMPTON married Sarah Howell Ross
c-EVERETT "Bud" HAMPTON married FRANCES LOUISE "Tommie" THOMPSON
d-JAMES RILEY HAMPTON Jr. (PHOTO) married MARTHA ALENE KELLY
e-HERBERT HAMPTON 1st married VELMA PETTIGREW (deceased). 2nd married
f-BETTY LOU HAMPTON married CHARLES W. REECE
2.FRED FITZU HAMPTON (Born April 18, 1897 in Ducktown, Polk Co, TN, died April 9, 1967 in Kannapolis, Cabarrus Co, NC). Married SUDIE JANE BATES in Covington, Newton Co, GA on Dec 24, 1920. (SEE SEPARATE SECTION ON THEM)
3.HOMER WILLIAM HAMPTON
(Born Aug 22, 1898 in Ducktown, Polk Co, TN, died Feb 5, 1979 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married LILLIE MAE JONES (b.Sept 3, 1898 in Lindale, GA, d.Nov 17, 1994
a-DORIS "LORENE" HAMPTON married DAVID ALLEN
b-OPAL ROSEALE HAMPTON
c-MILDRED HARRIET HAMPTON m. __________
d-EVELYN LUVINE HAMPTON m. Elmer Leonard RUSSELL, m.__________KILE.
e-HARVEY LEE HAMPTON
(b. May 7, 1900 in Ducktown, Polk Co, TN, d. Dec 1, 1977 in Kann., NC).
Married CHARLES WEST SCARBORO (b. 1902 in OK, d. Feb 16, 1991 in Toccoa, GA).
a-BERNICE SCARBORO m. ______ CROWE.
b-ALICE KEY SCARBORO
5.BAYLAS MONROE HAMPTON
(Born Sept 30, 1901 in ____________), Died Dec 6, 1951 in Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA).
Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Atlanta, GA.
1st married MARY LEE UNDERWOOD.
2nd married to DORA JOHNSON.
6.HIRAM COLUMBUS HAMPTON
(Born Feb 23, 1903 in Murphy, NC, died Feb 15, 1984 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married in Porterdale, GA to ODESSA MIMS (b.Jan 5, 1905 in Colquitt Co, GA.,
d. March 10, 1985 in Kannapolis, NC, daughter of Remer Young Mims and Mary Lula
Lee). Buried at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, Cabarrus Co, NC.
a-MARY LUCILLE HAMPTON married EARL STAFFORD,
b-REMER WESLEY HAMPTON
c-HUGH CLYDE HAMPTON
(Born April 22, 1904 in Ellijay, GA, died Dec 8, 1965 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married MAGGIE LEE FREEMAN
a-DOROTHY LOUISE HAMPTON married ________ BRADSHAW
b-RUBY LEE HAMPTON married ________ ALLEN
c-SHIRLEY HAMPTON married _____ WILLIAMS
8.CLARENCE WALDO HAMPTON
(Born Aug 14, 1905 in Ellijay, Gilmer Co, GA, died Aug 1981 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married on March 14, 1925 in York, SC to CLYTIE SMART (b. Sept 29, 1905
in Bluefield, WV, d. June 2, 1983 in Kannapolis, NC, daughter of William Smart and
a-NALHYLEE HAMPTON married CLYDE O. MOORE
b-DONNIE "AEROGENE" HAMPTON married CANNON LEE ADAMS
c-CLARENCE WALDO "Bunny" HAMPTON Jr.
(Born April 3, 1907 in Porterdale, Newton Co, GA, died May 17, 1985 in Kannapolis, NC).
Married 1st to REECE CULBERSON
Marred 2nd to WADE COMBS
Married 3rd to WADE COMBS (again!) (b. Nov 23, 1907, d. Jan 29, 1971).
a-JEWEL COMBS married ______ BARNARD.
(Born Feb 16, 1909 in Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA., died May 3, 1994 in Kannapolis, NC).
1st m. ________ OVERCASH.
2nd m. on March 1, 1941 to OSCAR TREXLAR BARNHARDT (d.June 5,1990).
a-HAROLD VERLAN OVERCASH
b-NOLAN ARVINE OVERCASH
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