Photo of Riley and Jane Baucom .
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. . Willison Riley Baucom (Feb 6, 1844-Jan 14, 1925) married on Aug 9, 1863 in Union County, North Carolina to Louvinia Jane Rushing (May 8, 1844-Feb 28, 1922). They lived in Goose Creek Township and are buried at Crooked Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He served in Company I, 48th NC Infantry during the Civil War. He was the son of Willison 'Willis' Baucom. Also see photo of his sister Lucy Baucom who married Dudley Daniel Diggs.
Obituary published January 16, 1925 in THE MONROE JOURNAL:
-W. Riley BAUCOM, an old Confederate soldier, died at the home of his son-in-law, A.L. MEDLIN, in Goose Creek township, near Unionville, Wednesday morning about one o’clock. He was 80 years old last February. His wife died about 3 years ago and he is survived by two sons and eight daughters. The sons are John and Will BAUCOM, of Goose Creek township, the daughters being Mrs. Hampton MULLIS, Mrs. Jack HAIGLER, Mrs. A.L. MEDLIN, Mrs. James TOMBERLIN, Mrs. Jake SIMPSON of Cabarrus county; Mrs. John SUTTON, Mrs. Gus KIKER, Mrs. Brady POPLIN, of Cabarrus. Mr. BAUCOM was a splendid old citizen, but in his old age had become almost blind and had been in a helpless condition for several years. The body was interred in Goose Creek church cemetery.
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Ann Medlin Price
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