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PEOPLE, PLACES, MARRIAGES, DEATHS, ETC. OF

UNION COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA,

ANSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

and also:

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

STANLY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA

LANCASTER COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA

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1840-1845

 

 

 

 

 

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1840

 

January 24, 1840, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Lydia GRIGGS to William MOORE, January [no date], Anson county.

 

January 31, 1840, WESTERN CAROLINIAN (Salisbury, Rowan Co, NC)

-Married: Thomas TEEL [Teal?] to Miss Annis BAUCOM, January 12, 1840 in Anson county.

 

February 4, 1840, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Shepard LEE of Anson county to Carolina CRUDUP, February [no date], Montgomery county.

 

February 21, 1840, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: James HARRINGTON of Anson county, to Jincey HENRY, Feb. [no date], Richmond county.

 

March 21, 1840 SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE

Pernina RUSHIAN [Rushing] wife of Philip RUSHIAN born Anson Co., N.C.; married there; died Stewart Co., Tenn., Feb. 10, 1849.

Source: GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS THE SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE 1838-1846. By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith.

 

November 17, 1840, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Harriet M. FLURANOY to Rodin STATON, October 11, Anson county.

-Married: Bryan GRIFFIN to Martha ROWLAND, Oct. 30, Anson county.

 

December 4, 1840, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Rev. Edwin GEER of Wadesborough, to Margaret Ann BECKWITH of Raleigh, Dec. 2, Raleigh.

 

1841

 

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 6, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 22nd, Dr. Benjamin INGRAM to Miss Ann J. BENNETT, daughter of the late William BENNETT, Esq.

-Died: On the 24th, at his residence near Morven, Anson County, Mr. Herbert PEARSON, aged 73 years, native of Virginia…..

 

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 20, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: on the 8th, at her residence on the Pee Dee in Anson county, Mrs. Winnifred INGRAM, aged 89, relict of Joseph INGRAM, sen….

 

January 29, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Ann J. BENNETT to Dr. Benjamin INGRAM, January (no date), Anson county.

 

Wednesday, February 24, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county, on the 11th, Mr. Robert M. WALL to Miss Mary LANIER, all of Anson.

 

February 26, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Mary LANIER to Robert M. WALL, Feb. 11, Anson county.

 

Wednesday, April 14, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 3rd, Michael BEARD.

 

April 16, 1841, HIGHLAND MESSENGER (Asheville, Buncombe Co., N.C.)

-Died: Alexander TROY, late solicitor for the fifth judicial district of N.C., March 20, 1841 at Wadesborough.

 

April 23, 1841, WESTERN CAROLINIAN (Salisbury, Rowan Co, NC)

-Died: Michael BEARD, a native and former resident of Salisbury, aged 76, April 4, 1841 at his residence in Anson county.

 

May 7, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Truxton KIRK to Tabitha BILES, May [no date] Stanly county.

-Married: Mary PENNINGTON to Hudson BILES, May [no date] Stanly county. 

 

Wednesday, June 2, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 23rd, Mr. Hugh M. INGRAM of Richmond county, to Miss Nancy M. INGRAM, daughter of Mr. Joshua INGRAM of Anson.

 

Wednesday, June 16, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county, Mr. Willis J. WILLOUGHBY to Miss Eliza BOGGAN.

 

June 18, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Eliza BOGGAN to Willis J. WILLOUGHBY, June [no date], Anson County.

 

July 6, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Mary E. KING to Dr. Wm. P. JENNINGS, July [no date] Wadesborough.

 

Wednesday, July 7, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Wadesboro, Dr. William P. JENNINGS to Miss Mary E. KING, daughter of the late Alexander KING.

 

Wednesday, August 11, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 1st, Tristram T. CARAWAY, son of Archibald CARAWAY, Esq., aged 17 years and 8 months….

 

August 13, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Elizabeth BULLS of Wake county, to Dr. Wm. H. BENNETT, of Anson county, August 12, Smithfield, Johnston county.

 

Wednesday, September 1, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 6th, John Henderson GRACE, son of Mr. James H. GRACE, aged 3 years.

 

Wednesday, October 6, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At his residence in Chambers county, Ala., on the 24th of August, John GRADY, Sen., aged 76 years.  Raised in Wake county, removed to Anson county about 1800, resided there until the latter part of 1837 when he removed to Alabama.

 

October 15, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Allen NEWSOM to Charlotte W. HOWELL, October [no date], Stanly county.

 

Wednesday, October 27, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 21st, Mr. A. S. BEARD, of Davidson county, to Miss Martha HINSON, daughter of John HINSON, Esq., of Anson.

Died: On the 26th, in Stanly county, Rev. George SHANKLE, aged about 90, a revolutionary soldier….

-Died: In Anson county on the 20th, aged 84, Mr. Michael NASH, a revolutionary soldier….

 

October 29, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: A. S. BEARD of Davidson county, to Martha HUISON [HINSON ?], Oct. (no date) in Anson county.

 

November 2, 1841, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Died: Edmond WILLIAMS, Oct. 17, 1841, 50 years, Bell Air [Belair?], Lancaster District.

 

Wednesday, November 3, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Concord on the 25th of September last, aged 32, Mrs. Maria N. COLEMAN, wife of Daniel COLEMAN.

 

Wednesday, December 22, 1841, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Marshall county, Miss., on the 25th, Col. Samuel P. INGRAM of Marshall county, Miss., late of Anson county, NC, to Miss Rebecca SCOTT, daughter of Robert SCOTT of Hardeman county, Tenn.

 

December 31, 1841, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Mary Maria GARDNER to Wm. H. HUNTLEY of Anson county, December (no date), Guilford county.

 

1842

 

January 8, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Catherine Stanly GEER, July [no date], Wadesboro.

 

Wednesday, January 12, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Guilford county on the 21st, Mr. William Henry HUNTLY, of Anson, to Miss Mary Maria GARDNER, daughter of Abel GARDNER of that county.

-Died: At his residence in La Grange, Tenn., on the 12th, V.T. CHEARS, aged 26, formerly of Anson county.

 

Wednesday, January 19, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 13th, Mr. Andrew J. THOMAS to Miss Neomy CAPEL, youngest daughter of Mr. James CAPEL.

-Died: In Anson county, Norman McLEOD, aged over 90, a native of Scotland.

 

January 21, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Neomy CAPEL to Andrew J. THOMAS, January (no date), Anson county.

-Married: Mary Maria GARDNER to Wm. H. HUNTLEY of Anson county, January (no date), Guilford county.

 

January 25, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: V. T. CHEARS of Anson county, Dec. 12, La Grange, Tennessee.

 

Wednesday, January 26, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 20th, Mr. Hezekiah HOUGH, Jr. to Miss Julie E. MARTIN, daughter of Mr. James H. MARTIN, dec’d.

 

Wednesday, March 26, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: On the 16th, at the residence of William P. KENDALL, near Wadesboro, the Rev. Benjamin KENDALL, aged 55.  The deceased had moved from Stanly to live with his son, in whose house he died….

 

Wednesday, March 30, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Richmond county on the 15th, Mr. J. L. WALL of Tindalsville, Anson county, to Miss Caroline E. E. NICHOLSON, only daughter of Sheriff NICHOLSON.

 

Wednesday, April 13, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Wadesboro on the 4th, Mr. Thomas PARKE, father of Dr. PARKE, born 22 February 1761 at the family residence, White Castle, near Silgo, Ireland….

 

Wednesday, May 11, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: Near Lilesville, Anson county, on the 1st, Dr. George M. MENDENHALL of Westville, Miss., to Miss Elizabeth J. THOMAS, daughter of Mr. J[illegible] THOMAS.

 

May 12, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Dr. George M. MENDENHALL of Westville, Mississippi, to Elizabeth J. THOMAS, April [no date], Anson county.

 

Wednesday, June 1, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In the vicinity of Lilesville, Anson county on the 29th, Francis Marion LONG, aged about 10 months, infant of Mastin C. and Ann LONG.

 

Wednesday, June 22, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 9th, Mr. J. P. NELMS to Miss S. J. PARSONS, all of Anson county.

 

June 24, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: J. P. NELMS to Miss S. J. PARSONS, June [no date], Anson county.

 

Wednesday, July 13, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county, on the 5th, Mr. John G. McLENDON of Barbour county, Ala., to Miss Elizabeth McLEOD.

 

Wednesday, July 27, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 5th, John G. McLENDON, formerly of Cheraw, S.C., to Miss Elizabeth McLEOD.

-Married: In Anson county on the 10th, Mr. Edward VICK, Jr., to Miss Martha COATNEY, daughter of Mr. William COATNEY.

 

July 29, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: John G. M’LENDON [McLendon] of Cheraw, S.C. to Elizabeth M’LEOD [McLeod], July [no date], Anson county.

-Married: Martha COATNEY to Edward VICK, Jr., July (no date), Anson county.

 

August 30, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: John McDOWELL of Bladen county, to Miss RANDLE, August [no date] Stanly county.

 

Wednesday, August 31, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Stanly county on the 18th, Mr. John McDOWELL of Bladen to Miss Mary RANDLE.

 

September 9, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Franklin DUMAS of Richmond county to Jane WALL, September (no date), Stanly county.

 

September 23, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Mrs. John L. WALL of Anson county, September [no date], Cumberland county.

 

Wednesday, October 5, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 7th, James PERMENTER, Sen.  Also, on the 15th, Miss Mary INGRAM.  Also, on the 19th, an infant daughter of Mastin C. and Nancy LONG.

-Died: In Anson county on the 20th, Susannah GATHINGS, infant of James J. and Martha W. GATHINGS.

 

October 7, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: John D. WILLIAMS to Caroline LILES, October [no date], Anson county.

 

Wednesday, October 12, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 4th, Mr. John D. WILLIAMS to Miss Caroline LILES, daughter of Mr. Rufus S. LILES.

Died: In Anson county on the 29th, Robert E. CHAMBERS, aged 10, youngest son of Wilson CHAMBERS.

 

Wednesday, October 19, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Richmond county on the 3rd, Mr. John MOORMAN, Sen., aged 73.  Also, on the 6th, aged 68, Mr. John C. MORRISON, Sen.

-Died: In Stanly county on the 10th, Mr. Lindsey F. CAGLE.

 

October 21, 1842, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Robert E. CHAMBERS, October [ no date], Anson county.

-Married: Roland FOREST to Jane A. MOSS, October (no date), Stanly county.

 

Wednesday, October 26, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Stanly county on the 2nd, John M. ALLEN, formerly Sheriff of Montgomery.

 

Wednesday, November 16, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Cabarrus county, Mr. Alexander N. NEELY, aged 34.  Also, Mrs. Elizabeth NEELY, aged 57.

 

Wednesday, November 23, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 17th, Mr. Thomas C. CAPEL to Miss Eliza WINFREE, daughter of G. B. WINFREE.

 

Wednesday, December 21, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: On the 15th, Major Vincent PARSONS to the beautiful and accomplished Miss Sarah BUCHANAN, all of Anson.

 

Wednesday, December 28, 1842, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 22nd, Mr. William SPENCER to Miss N. Jane CURTIS, all of Anson.

 

 

1843

 

Wednesday, February 8, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: on the 12th, Major Mial WALL of Anson to Miss Margaret MacEACHIN.  On the same day, Mr. William GIBSON to Miss Catherine McNEILL, daughter of Mr. Duncan McNEILL.

 

Wednesday, February 22, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 12th, James CHILDS to Miss Lively GADDY.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Marshall county, Miss. On the 23rd of January, Mrs. Mary H. LILES, wife of Mr. James T. LILES, formerly of Anson……

 

Mar 7, 1843, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Married: Col. Absalom SHERRILL of Catawba County and Miss Sarah McALPIN of Anson, Dec. 20, 1842, Anson County.

April 27, 1843, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC)

-Died in Union County, on the 14th of March last, Mr. William HOWARD, in the 79th year of his age. Mr. HOWARD was a soldier in the Revolution.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In the vicinity of Wadesboro on the 23rd, Mr. John S. BIRCH of Chesterfield Dist., to Miss Lucy H. WADDILL of Anson county.

 

Wednesday, April 12, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Stanly county on the 2nd, Mr. George SIDES to Miss Ithamey CAGLE, only daughter of James CAGLE, dec’d.

 

Wednesday, May 10, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 2nd, Mr. Hampton R. WEST to Miss Elizabeth A. MEACHUM, daughter of William S. MEACHUM.

 

May 12, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Elizabeth A. MEACHAM to Hampton R. WEST, May (no date), Anson county.

 

Wednesday, May 17, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At his residence in Anson county on the 8th, Mr. James B. LINDSEY, aged 41, leaving a wife and two small children….

 

May 19, 1843, HIGHLAND MESSENGER (Asheville, Buncombe Co., N.C.)

-Died: W. J. BAILEY, a native of Anson County (no date) in Darlington District, S.C., when thrown from his sulkey and dashed against a tree.


May 23, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: James B. LINDSAY, May [no date] Anson county.

 

Wednesday, June 7, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: On the 25th, in Anson county, aged 55, Mrs. Jemima CHAMBERS, wife of Wilson CHAMBERS.

 

Wednesday, June 28, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 17th, Rev. Archibald HARRIS, aged about 68…..

 

July 18, 1843, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg Co., NC)

-Married: Hugh C. CASKEY and Elenor McATEER on June 29, 1843 in Union County, NC by Rev. S. C. MILLER.

 

Wednesday, July 19, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 2nd, Mr. Stephen COLE of Richmond county, to Miss Polly BROOKS of Anson.

 

July 25, 1843, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC)

-Married in Union County, on the 11th inst., by John BLOUNT, Esq., Mr. Loyd GRAY to Miss Mary, daughter of Winney IVEY.

 

Wednesday, August 9, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 29th, Mrs. Elizabeth ROBINSON, wife of Mr. Thomas ROBINSON.

 

August 22, 1843, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC) (photocopy)

-Married in Anson County, on the 2d instant, Mr. Albert WALLACE of Mecklenburg county, to Miss Lydia KERLOCK [CARELOCK] of Anson County.

-Died in Waxhaw settlement, on the 30th of July last, Viney, aged 19 years, daughter of widow Patsy McCOMMON. Also, on the 3d instant, at 4 o’clock, p.m., John Milton [McCOMMON], aged 27 years, at 9 o’clock, her only daughter, Anne Ephna [McCOMMON], aged 21, and at 11 o’clock, her only surviving child, Wade [McCOMMON], aged 18 years. Thus has a whole family become nearly extinct in one short week...

-Died, on the 6th inst., William S. aged 8 years, and John T. aged 6 years, sons of Wm. and Agniss OWEN of Waxhaw.

-Died, on the 27th July, Mary, aged 7 years, and on the 9th inst, Jane, aged 12 years, daughters of Hugh and Martha McCOMMON of Waxhaw.

 

August 25, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Lydia KERLOCK [Carelock ?] to Albert WALLACE of Mecklenburg county, August (no date), Anson county.

 

August 29, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Anne Ephna McCOMMON, August 3, Waxhaw settlement

-Died: John Milton McCOMMON, August 3, Waxhaw settlement

-Died: Viney McCOMMON, July 30, Waxhaw settlement

-Died: Wade McCOMMON, August 3, Waxhaw settlement

 

September 19, 1843,CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC) (photocopy)

-Married at Goose Creek, Union County, on the 1st instant, by R. E. WILSON, Esq., Mr. Charles MARECHAL, Merchant of Camden, S.C., to Miss Mary BLACKBURN, of Lancaster District, S.C.

-Married near Wadesboro, Anson county, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. A. H. SMITH, Mr. Angus M. LIVINGSTON to Miss Martha D. COVINGTON.

 

Wednesday, September 20, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At his residence in Anson county on the 27th, Mr. Jordan FLAKE, aged near 70.

 

September 26, 1843, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC) (photocopy)

-Died in Union county, (Waxaw Creek) [sic: Waxhaw Creek] on the 9th inst., John M. GODFREY, son of John and Rebecca GODFREY, of cholera infantum, after an illness of a few days, aged 7 months.

-Died in the county [Mecklenburg], on the 16th instant, Jane N., daughter of Nancy and W. ROSS, aged 11 months.

-Married in the vicinity of this place, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. J.M.M. CALDWELL, Mr. Thomas H. BREM, Merchant, formerly of Cabarrus county, but now of Georgia, to Miss Martha A., daughter of Dr. Stephen FOX…

 

Wednesday, October 4, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At her residence in Anson county, Mrs. Edith PRATT.

 

October 6, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Elizabeth WILSON to E. J. STREATHER [Streater?], Spet. 19, Anson county.

-Died: Mrs. Edith PRATT, Sept. [no date] Anson county.

 

Wednesday, October 11, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: Recently in Anson county, Mr. Benjamin S. COX to Miss Frances S. BENNETT.  Also, Mr. Angus M. LIVINGSTON to Miss Martha COVINGTON.  Also, Mr. Emery M. WEST to Miss Sarah L. DOUGLAS.

 

October 17, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Francis S. BENNETT to Benjamin S. COX, Oct. [no date] Anson county.

-Married: Sarah L. DOUGLAS to Emery M. WEST, October (no date), Anson county.

 

October 24, 1843,CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg County, NC) (photocopy)

-Died in Union county, on the 18th instant, William WILSON, Esq., Sheriff of the county. The new county has lost one of its most efficient citizens.

-Died in Cabarrus county, on the 8th instant, after a long and severe illness, Archibald HOUSTON, Esq., at an advanced age.

-Died in the county [Mecklenburg], on the 15th instant, Mr. Joseph Y. WEDDINGTON, in the 23rd year of his age, after an illness of six days.

 

Wednesday, October 25, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 10th, William JOHNSON, aged 85.  He served in the Revolutionary War.

 

October 27, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: William JOHNSON, Oct. 10, Anson county.

 

October 31, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Joseph Y. WEDDINGTON, Oct. [no date], Mecklenburg county.

-Died: William WILSON, Oct. 8, Union county.

 

Wednesday, November 1, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Union county on the 18th, William WILSON, sheriff of that county.

 

Wednesday, November 8, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Salisbury on the 30th, aged 36, Mrs. Jane W. DAVIS, wife of D. A. DAVIS, and daughter of Mr. James WALL of Anson…..

-Died: In Union county on the 19th, Col. C. P. CRAWFORD, aged about 45.


November 10, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Col. C. P. CRAWFORD, November [no date], Union county.

-Died: Mrs. D. A. DAVIS of Anson county, November [no date], Salisbury.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 9th, Mr. William CLAPP to Miss Matilda THOMAS, daughter of Mr. James THOMAS.

-Married: In Anson county on the 26th, Mr. Philip GATHINGS to Miss Elizabeth WHITE, daughter of Col. J. WHITE.

-Died: In Anson county on the 6th, Ephram HUNTER, aged near 66.

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 12th, Arch’d [Archibald] McCURDY, aged 92, a Lieut. in SUMTERS Regiment in the Revolution….

-Died: In Johnston county on the 3rd, at the residence of Mr. B. R. HINNANT, Mr. John C. JONES, son of Samson JONES, formerly of Anson.

 

Wednesday, November 29, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Union county on the 2nd, John McCORKLE, aged 42.

-Died: At Walkersville [what county?] on the 9th, Sarah Ann WILSON, daughter of the late William WILSON, aged 14.

 

December 1, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Ephraim HUNTER, Nov. [no date], Anson county.

-Died: Capt. Samuel WEDDINGTON, November 1, Cabarrus county.

-Married: Wm. CLAPP to Matilda THOMAS, November (no date), Anson county.

-Married: Philip GATHINGS to Elizabeth WHITE, November (no date), Anson county.

 

Wednesday, December 6, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 16th of October, Mrs. Mary FURR, widow of Paul FURR, Sen., aged 80.  Also, on the 1st of Nov., Capt. Samuel WEDDINGTON, aged about 70.  Also, on the 17th, Mr. Isaac BLACKWELDER, aged about 83, a Revolutionary soldier……

 

December 8, 1843, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: John McCORKLE, Dec. 2, Union county.

 

Wednesday, December 27, 1843, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 14th, the Rev. John ROBINSON, D. D. aged about 80.

-Died: Also in Cabarrus county on the 4th, Mrs. Margaret SMITH, relict of Maj. Robert W. SMITH, decd.  And on the 22nd, Mrs. Mary JOHNSTON, aged 68, consort of John JOHNSTON.

 

 

1844

 

January 6, 1844, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Died: Sarah Frances THOMAS, daughter of Rev. James M. and Ann P. THOMAS, Dec. 20, 1843, 1 year, Anson County.

 

Wednesday, January 10, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At his residence in Stanly county on the 27th, Mr. Thomas WADDILL, Sen., aged 73…. [lengthy obituary]

 

Wednesday, January 17, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 6th, Mr. Calvin J. BRASWELL to Miss Mary M. SULLIVAN, daughter of Capt. Isaac H. SULLIVAN.

January 27, 1844, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Died: Elizabeth YANDLE, daughter of William and Elizabeth YANDLE, Jan. 16, 1844, 17 years, Union County.

Wednesday, January 31, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Wadesboro on the 23rd, Mrs. Emily WADDILL, wife of Gen. James M. WADDILL, leaving a husband and four small children…..

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 23rd, Mr. Charles BLACKWELDER, soldier of the Revolution, aged 83.

 

February 2, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Mrs. James M. WADDILL, Jan. 23, Wadesborough.

 

Wednesday, February 7, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 26th, Oriana Tabitha TERRY, only daughter of James L. and Mary J. TERRY, aged 17 mo. and 10 days.

 

Wednesday, March 6, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 28th, at the residence of Col. Thomas WADDILL, Mary Emily, infant of Gen. James M. WADDILL, aged 41 days.

 

March 8, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Mary Emily WADDILL, March [no date], Anson county.

-Married: Mary WILLIAMS to Mr. H. ALLEN, March [no date], Anson county.

-Married: Lurry CASWELL to Sarah ROBERTS, March (no date), Anson county.

 

March 22, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Mary Ann ADAMS to John PRATT, March [no date], Anson county.

 

April 26, 1844, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Married: Miss Jane CHERRY, of Union, age 20, and Mr. John PORTER of Lancaster, age 60, April 11, 1844. By Rev. STOWK. Union Co. [see conflicting info. in abstract below.]

 

April 26, 1844, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg Co., NC)

-Married: Jane CHERRY, age 20 of Union County, NC and John PORTER, age 64 of Lancaster District, SC on April 11, 1844 in Mecklenburg County, NC by Rev. STRICKLIN.

 

June 1844, The Christian Magazine of the South (Winnsboro, SC)

Died near Portersville, Tenn., on the 23rd of November, 1843, Mrs. Margaret McCAIN, in the 87th year of her age.  The deceased had been an exemplary member of the Associate Reformed Church at Tirzah, in Waxhaw, from its first organization, whence she removed in 1839.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 10th, Mr. Bogan D. VAUGHAN to Miss Elizabeth BROOKS, daughter of Mrs. Sarah BROOKS.

-Died: At his residence in Union county on the 4th, James GATHINGS, aged 65…..

 

Wednesday, July 31, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 14th, Mr. Jesse COX, aged 64.  Daughter Jane, aged 14 also died…..

 

Wednesday, August 6, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: On the 22nd, at her residence a few miles south of Wadesborough, Mrs. Elizabeth COX, wife of the late Jesse COX, aged 55.

-Died: Mrs. Ann S. LONG, wife of Mastin C. LONG, and daughter of the above Jesse and Elizabeth COX.  She died only 3 days after her mother…..

 

Wednesday, August 28, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At the residence of his father in Anson county on the 6th, Edward J. PARSONS, aged 17….

 

Sept. 1844, The Christian Magazine of the South (Winnsboro, SC)

(abstract) Died: Lancaster Dist., June 29th, age 23, William P. CRAIG, eldest son of James D. and Elizabeth CRAIG.

 

Wednesday, September 11, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Stanly county on the 18th, Eliza Ellen COCHRAN, daughter of Abram B. and Mary COCHRAN, aged 5 yrs., 4 mos. and 10 days.

-Died: Also in the same county, on the 1st, Abram B. COCHRAN, aged about 40, leaving a wife and one child.

 

Wednesday, September 18, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: at his residence in Union county on the 3rd, Mr. Enoch SIKES.

-Died: At his temporary residence, the parsonage of Pleasant Grove Circuit, in Union county, on the 8th, the Rev. Abel HOYL.

 

September 24, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Enoch SIKES, Sept. 3, Union county.

 

Wednesday, October 2, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At Davidson College, on the 15th, Mr. John BECKHAM, aged 15, son of S. BECKHAM of Lancasterville, S.C……

 

Wednesday, October 16, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 30th, Thomas Alexander, son of Hugh M. and Ann M. INGRAM, aged 1 year and 4 months.

 

Wednesday, October 23, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 17th, Thomas Jefferson WADDILL, the son of Thomas and Eleanor WADDILL, aged 8.

 

Nov. 1844, The Christian Magazine of the South (Winnsboro, SC)

(abstract) Died: Lancaster Dist., Sept. 1, at age 28, James Pringle CRAIG. Left mother and sister.

(abstract) Died: Lancaster Dist., Sept. 20, age 23, Jane Minerva, wife of Capt. J. P. DAVIS, eldest daughter of Col. J. W. and Martha L. HUEY. Had little brother and younger sisters.


November 19, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Anna James HARRIS to Richard PARKER, November (no date), Stanly county.

-Married: Franklin KENDALL to Margaret MOSS, November (no date), Stanly county.

 

Wednesday, November 20, 1844, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Stanly county recently, Mr. Richard PARKER to Miss Ann James HARRIS, daughter of Daniel HARRIS.

-Married: Also in Stanly county recently, Mr. Franklin KENDALL to Miss Margaret MOSS, daughter of Thomas MOSS.

 

November 29, 1844, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Joab M. G. BELK of Lancaster, South Carolina, Oct. 26, Davidson county.

 

1845

 

Wednesday, January 15, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Union county on the 19th, Mr. Sidney RANDLE to Miss GATHINGS, daughter of the late James GATHINGS.

 

January 30, 1845 The Hillsborough Recorder (Hillsboro, Orange County, NC)

-Married: In this county on Thursday the 23rd inst., by Samuel N. TATE, esq., Mr. Robert J. MEBANE, of Wadesborough, to Miss Susan A. GASKILL.

 

January 31, 1845, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Married: Mr. McEwen FINCHER and Miss Mary PHIFER of Union. Jan. 9, 1845. By Daniel WENTZ, Esq.

February 7, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Susan A. GASKILL to Robert J. MEBANE of Wadesborough, February (no date), Orange county.

 

Wednesday, February 12, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 6th, Henry Durant WALL, infant of James WALL.

 

March 1845, CHRISTIAN MAGAZINE OF THE SOUTH (Winnsboro, S.C.)

-Died at his residence in Union County, N.C., on the 25th November, 1844, Andrew McCAIN, in the 80th year of his age. The deceased was a native of the county in which he died.

 

March 7, 1845, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Married: Mr. Leonard HELMS and Miss Abigail MULAIR [MULDER?], Feb. 23, 1845, by William H. SIMPSON, Esq., Monroe, Union County.

 

Wednesday, March 19, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Morven, Anson county on Wednesday, Mr. Robert PARSONS.

April 18, 1845, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Died: Mrs. Jane M. DUNN, March 31, 1845, about 47 years, Union County.

Wednesday, April 23, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: At the residence of Col. Moses SANDERS in Anson on the 20th, Mr. James TICE to Miss Cornelia Ann HANNAH, all of Anson.

 

Wednesday, May 7, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At Mill Grove, Cabarrus county on the 17th, Mrs. Mary A. HARRIS, consort of C. W. HARRIS, aged 34.

 

May 9, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Eliza Ann BENNETT to Dr. C. C. M’CASKELL [McCaskell], April 24, Anson county.

-Married: Eliza KIRBY to John EDWARDS, April 22, Anson county.

 

Wednesday, May 14, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 24th, Dr. C. C. McCaskill to Miss Eliza Ann BENNETT, daughter of James C. BENNETT.  Also, on the 22nd, Mr. John EDWARDS to Miss Eliza KIRBY, daughter of the late Benjamin KIRBY.

-Died: In Union county on the 13th, Mr. Robert HOWIE, aged about 47.

 

Wednesday, May 21, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 8th, Mr. William C. WATKINS to Miss Flora McBRYDE.

-Died: In Cabarrus, on the 5th, Capt. William A. LONG, aged 31.

 

May 27, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Flora M’BRYDE [McBride ?] to William C. WATKINS, May (no date), Anson county.

 

June 3, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Rev. John L. GAY to Anne Eliza PARKE [Parker ?]of Wadesboro, June (no date), Barbour county, Alabama.

 

Wednesday, June 4, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 25th, Mr. Thomas B. HARRINGTON to Miss Louisa BOGGAN, daughter of Mr. John BOGGAN of Montgomery.

-Died: In Anson county on the 16th, aged 87, William GERMAN, soldier of the revolution, native of Queen Mary county, Md….. [lengthy obituary]


June 10, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Louisa BOGGAN to Thos. B. HARRINGTON of Montgomery county, June (no date), Anson county.

 

Wednesday, June 11, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At the residence of her son in Stanly county, Mrs. Mary CRUMP, relict of the late John CRUMP, aged about 100.

 

Wednesday, July 9, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: Near Chesterfield C.H., S.C. on the 25th, Mr. Dickson P. GORDON of Anson county to Miss Zilphy Ann SELLERS, daughter of the late Hardy SELLERS.

-Died: At his residence in Mount Croghan, Chesterfield Dist., S.C., on the 8th, Henry I. KING, formerly of this town.

 

Wednesday, June 25, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Richmond county on the 21st, Dr. A. H. INGRAM of Anson to Miss Caroline T. STEEL of Richmond, youngest daughter of John STEEL.

 

July 4, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Zilphia Ann SELLERS of Chesterfield District, South Carolina, to Gordon P. DICKSON [ Dixon ?]of Anson county, June 25.

 

August 8,1845, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg Co., NC)

-Married: Frances HASTY daughter of Stephen HASTY and Joseph McLAUGHLIN on July 31, 1845 in Union County, NC by Rev. STRICKLING.

 

Wednesday, August 13, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Union county on the 31st, Mr. Joseph McLAUGHLIN to Miss Frances HASTY, daughter of Stephen HASTY.

 

August 18, 1845, THE MECKLENBURG JEFFERSONIAN (Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
-Married: Miss Frances HASTY, daughter of Stephen HASTY, Esq., and Mr. Joseph McLAUGHLIN, July 31, 1845, by Rev. Mr. STRICKLING [STRICKLAND?] in Union County.

 

Sept __, 1845, The Christian Magazine of the South (Winnsboro, SC)

(abstract) Died: At his father’s residence, Lancaster District, SC, June 5th, Robert Freeling [NELSON], age 24. At the same place, on the 10th of June, Alexander Boston [NELSON], age 22, sons of Robert and Jane NELSON. [Members of Tirzah]

 

September 5, 1845, HIGHLAND MESSENGER (Asheville, Buncombe Co., N.C.)

-Died: Miss TYSON, daughter of John TYSON of Anson county, aged 16, suicide by drowning herself in Brown’s Creek, August 15, 1845.

 

Wednesday, September 10, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Cabarrus county on the 28th, Mr. Noah A. MOSES of Anson county to Miss Roena MOTLEY, daughter of Robert MOTLEY of Cabarrus.

 

Wednesday, September 24, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Cabarrus county on the 11th, Mr. Davidson HEARNE of Stanly, to Miss Leah Caroline MELCHOR, daughter of Mr. C. MELCHOR.

 

September 26, 1845, CHARLOTTE JOURNAL (Mecklenburg Co., NC)

-Married: William CLARK and Miram H. LEWIS on September 18, 1845 in Union County, NC by Joseph T. DRAFFIN.

 

September 26, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Moreaux M’RAE [McRae], Sept. 12, Wadesborough.

 

September 30, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Davidson HEARNE of Stanly county, to Leah Caroline MELCHOR, September (no date), Cabarrus county.

 

Wednesday, October 1, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: Near Lilesville, in Anson county, Mr. Benjamin S. COX, leaving a wife and one child.

-Died: In Wadesboro on the 12th, aged 18, Mr. Moreaux McRAE.

 

October 3, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Eleanor WILLOUGHBY of Wadesborough to Thomas W. GOODLAKE of Mecklenburg county, Sept.[ no date] Concord.

-Married: William CLARK to Miriam H. LEWIS, September (no date), Union county.  [note: I don’t see a marriage record for them in Union County, NC].

 

Wednesday, October 15, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 2nd, Mr. Christopher C. STRICKLIN to Miss Susan S. SIBLEY, daughter of Col. E. M. SIBLEY, all of said county.

 

October 24, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Married: Elizabeth GORDON to William M’COMB [McComb] of Mecklenburg county, October (no date), Anson county.

 

Nov. __, 1845, The Christian Magazine of the South (Winnsboro, SC)

(Abstract) Died: Oct.  25, 1844, age 22, at Davidson College, J. Mushatt G. BELK, eldest son of Thomas BELK, Esq. and Lucinda BELK.….. parents members of Shiloh, Lancaster District, SC.

 

Wednesday, November 5, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 18th, Mr. John PHIFER, aged 67.

 

Tuesday, November 18, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Concord on the 2nd, Dr. W. L. HUIE, aged 26 years and 9 mos.

 

Tuesday, November 25, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: At his residence in Union county on the 14th, Nathaniel BEVENS [Bivens], aged 58….

 

Tuesday, December 2, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Cabarrus county on the 7th, Mr. Robert W. COCHRAN, aged 18. Also, on the 8th, Miss Margaret A. COCHRAN, aged 21, and on the 13th, Mr. Robert COCHRAN, aged 57.

 

December 12, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Nathaniel BIVENS of Richardson’s creek, November 14, Union county.

 

Tuesday, December 16, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Married: In Anson county on the 13th, Mr. Nehemiah T. LILES to Miss Lucy Ann STURDIVANT, all of Anson.

 

December 16, 1845, Raleigh Register and NC State Gazette (Wake Co, NC)

-Died: Mrs. Benjamin KIRBY, December [no date] Anson county.

 

Tuesday, December 23, 1845, Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.)

-Died: In Anson county on the 9th, Mrs. Margaret BEARD, widow of the late Michael BEARD aged 82.

 

 

 

 

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