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Note Ephraim was probably the son of John Thomas Ammons and Bertha.

1. Ephraim Vance AMMONS born in 1778 in SC. Ephraim married Rhoda Ann HARGRAVE. Rhoda was born in 1782 in Delaware. Ephraim died ABT 1856, Texas and Rhoda died about 1868, Texas.


They had the following children:

+ 2 M i. Jesse AMMONS was born on 17 Sep 1802. He died on 1 Jul 1859.

3 M ii. Thomas AMMONS was born in 1798.

+ 4 M iii. Stephen AMMONS was born on 22 Nov 1806. He died on 8 Dec 1895.

5 F iv. Nancy Ann AMMONS was born on 21 Apr 1809 in NC.

6 M v. Ephraim Vance or Jackson? AMMONS was born on 20 Jun 1816 in Buncombe Co, NC. Ephraim married Unknown.


+ 7 M vi. Allen A AMMONS was born on 28 Sep 1819. He died on 2 Jul 1880.

8 F vii. Evaline AMMONS.

9 F viii. Louise AMMONS.

10 John H Ammons born 21 Oct 1800, SC and married Nancy Kirby.

2. Jesse AMMONS (Ephraim) was born on 17 Sep 1802 in NC or SC. He died on 1 Jul 1859 in Madison Co, NC.

Jesse married Rhoda Elizabeth PEEK daughter of James PEEK and Mary Rigney WEST in 1826 in Madison Co, NC. Rhoda was born in 1804 in Pittsylvania Co, VA. She died in Nov 1870.

They had the following children:

+ 10 M i. Allen AMMONS was born on 19 Sep 1829. He died on 21 Oct 1919.

+ 11 F ii. Judith Emeline AMMONS was born in 1839.

+ 12 F iii. Louisa Elizabeth AMMONS was born in 1833. She died in Jun 1858.

13 F iv. Ephraim Jackson AMMONS was born in 1835 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was christened in Civil War. Ephraim married Nancy E BRANSON on 25 Sep 1859 in Madison Co, NC.

+ 14 M v. Hiram D AMMONS was born on 21 Aug 1837. He died on 21 Jan 1890. Married Elizabeth Holcombe.

15 F vi. Nancy Ann AMMONS was born on 29 Dec 1827 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 1 Aug 1888 in Madison Co, NC. Nancy married John ELMORE on 24 Feb 1852 in Madison Co, NC. John was born on 2 Nov 1825 in Macon Co, NC. He died on 22 Mar 1908 in Macon Co, NC. He was buried in Jennings Cemetery, Macon Co, NC.

16 F vii. Laura C AMMONS was born in 1843 in NC. Listed as "idiotic" on 1870 Census. Living with her mother Rhoda Ammons Marshall, Madison Co, NC.

4. Stephen AMMONS (Ephraim) was born on 22 Nov 1806 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 8 Dec 1895 in East Fork, Madison Co, NC. He was buried in Gabriels Creek Cemetery, Madison County, North Carolina.

Stephen married Lovey SPRINKLE on 27 Nov 1827. Lovey was buried in Gabriel's Creek Church Cemetery, Madison Co, NC.

They had the following children:

+ 17 M i. John AMMONS was born on 4 Jul 1831. He died on 9 Sep 1914. Married Sally Evelyn Jervis10 Oct 1850 Madison Co, NC.

They had the following children:

17A John Judson Ammons born 30 Mar 1866, Mars Hill, Madison Co, NC and died 3 May 1956 Buncombe Co, NC. John married Nancy Adelyn "Addie" Morgan. Nancy died 1948, Buncombe Co, NC.

17B James M Ammons born 1872, NC. James Married Lilly Carter. Lilly died 11 Sept 1926, Henderson Co, NC.

7. Allen A AMMONS (Ephraim) was born on 28 Sep 1819 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 2 Jul 1880 in Macon Co, NC. Buried Cowee Baptist Church, Macon Co, NC.

Allen married Cynthia ROSS on 22 Feb 1840. Cynthia was born in 1819.

They had the following children:

+ 18 M i. Ephraim Jasper AMMONS born in Mar 1852.

+ 14 M v. Hiram D AMMONS born on 21 Aug 1837. He died on 21 Jan 1890. Married Elizabeth Holcombe.

Groom: Hiram D Ammons
Bride: Elisabeth Holcombe
Bond Date: 08 Dec 1859
Bond #: 000078281
Marriage Date: 11 Dec 1859
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 003759
County: Madison
Record #: 01 001
Bondsman: Wm. H. Branson
Witness: L. L. Branson
Performed By: William Rees, Minister of the Gospel


They had the following Children:

14A. John Willis Ammons born 9 Mar 1866 and died 17 Mar 1940, Madison Co, NC.

John Willis Ammons Death Certificate.


24. Zebulon Vance AMMONS (Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born4 in Nov 1861 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 7 Oct 1929 in Spartanburg SC. He was buried in Oct 1929 in Glendale Spartanburg SC.

Zebulon married (1) Leona CLARK daughter of Jonas Allman CLARK and Flora C RAMSEY on 26 Oct 1884 in 3 Township Madison Co, NC. Delona was born5 in 1869 in NC. She died on 15 Jan 1896 in Madison Co, NC.

Zebulon and Delona had the following children:

+ 47 F i. Dora Bell AMMONS was born on 6 Sep 1886. She died on 22 Jun 1939.

Thomas Thurman Ammons born 16 Jul 1888 and died 31 May 1969, Henderson Co, NC.

Thomas Thurman Ammons Death Certificate.


Photo of Lattie and Tom Ammons.


49 M iii. Lattie Wells AMMONS was born on 16 Oct 1890 in Madison Co, North Carolina. He died8 in Apr 1969 in Spartanburg, SC. Lattie married Helena PAINTER. Helena was born on 30 Oct 1924. She died9 on 10 Aug 1996 in Spartanburg, SC.

+ 50 F iv. Minnie Mae AMMONS was born on 28 May 1892. She died on 13 Jul 1976, Henderson Co, NC. Minne Married Odes Pinkney Shackleford 18 June 1916. Odes born 18 May 1897 and died 13 Aug 1964.

They had the following children:

50A Lloyd Vance Shackleford born 18 Sep 1918.

50B Mabel Shackleford born 1917 and died 24 Aug 2005, Spartanburg Co, SC.
Mabel Shackelford Poteat, age 88, of 468 Island Ford Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at her home. She was born in Spartanburg County, and was the daughter of the late Ode and Minnie Mae Amon Shackelford. Mrs. Poteat was retired from Beaumont Mills and was a member of the Beaumont Methodist Church and the Beaver Dam Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Chauncie Caviness Poteat of the home; two daughters, Virle Clary of Charlotte, N.C., and Sharron Wilborn of Marshville, N.C.; a stepdaughter, Elaine P. Gaines of Spartanburg; two stepsons, Chauncie O'Neil Poteat of Spartanburg and Robert Poteat of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; a sister, Lorna Mae Parris of Hendersonville, N.C.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Lloyd Shackelford.

50C Lorna Mae Shackleford.

+ 51 F v. Claudia Beril AMMONS was born on 20 May 1894. She died on 12 Jul 1966. Claudia married Leroy Gosnell son of William Wallace Gosnell and Margaret Elizabeth SAMS born on 19 Nov 1894 in Madison Co, NC. He died1 on 25 Mar 1967 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Senility, generalized arteriosclerosis, Aortic aneurysm. He was buried on 26 Mar 1967 in West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.

+ 52 M vi. Pender Henderson AMMONS was born on 5 Jan 1896. He died on 7 Mar 1934.

Pender's Death Certificate.


Zebulon married (2) Laura Hall GILMER daughter of Thomas GILMER and Nancy REEVES about 1899 in Spartanburg, SC. Laura was born on 15 Dec 1869 in Madison Co, North Carolina. She died on 29 Jul 1944.

They had the following children:

53 M vii. Erskine Gilmer AMMONS was born in 1901. He died on 3 Feb 1987 in Spartanburg Co, SC. Erskine married Ruth THOMAS. Ruth died on 21 Jan 1984 in Spartanburg, SC.

54 F viii. Myrtle AMMONS was born in 1903 in SC.

55 M ix. Frank AMMONS was born in 1907 in SC.

51. Claudia Beril AMMONS (Zebulon Vance, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 20 May 1894 in Marshall, Madison Co, NC. She died3 on 12 Jul 1966 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Acute coronary occulsion. She was buried on 14 Jul 1966 in West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.

52. Pender AMMONS (Zebulon Vance, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 5 Jan 1896 in Madison Co, North Carolina. He died on 7 Mar 1934 in Madison Co, NC. Pender married Jerilee MERRELL daughter of Zeb MERRELL and Lovada LISENBEE on 25 Dec 1920. Jerilee was born5 on 14 Feb 1900 in Madison Co, NC.

They had the following children:

102 F i. Vada Lee AMMONS was born6 on 23 May 1931 in Madison Co, NC. She died7 on 14 Jan 2005 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Bowman-Rector Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC. Vada married Robert Carroll FRISBEE in 1959. Robert was born on 25 May 1933 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Weaverville - Vada Lee Ammons Frisbee, 73, of Indian Lane, Weaverville, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, after being admitted to Mission Hospitals about two weeks ago. A native of Madison County, Mrs. Frisbee was a member of Peek's Chapel Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Pender Ammons and Jerlee Merrel Ammons. Mrs. Frisbee leaves behind her husband of 46 years, Robert C. Frisbee; brothers, Okley Ammons and his wife, Mable, and Hal Ammons and his wife, Bethel; and 16 nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Madison Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. Eb Jenkins. Burial will follow in Bowman-Rector Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Published: 2005-01-15 Asheville, Citizen Times.

+ 103 M ii. Okley Zeb AMMONS was born on 31 Mar 1922.

+ 104 M iii. Hal Donald AMMONS Sr was born on 30 Jan 1924.

57. Alvie Wallin AMMONS (John W, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born8 on 9 Mar 1894 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 3 Aug 1972 in Madison Co, NC. Alvie married Ollie PEEK daughter of Andrew C PEEK and Iora. Ollie was born on 28 Feb 1898 in NC. She died on 22 Jul 1982 in Madison Co, NC.

Alvie Wallin Ammons Death Certificate.

Name: Ollie Peek Ammons
Death Date: 22 Jul 1982
Death County: Madison
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 84
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 28 Feb 1898
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence County: Madison
Residence State: North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Social Security Number:
Autopsy: No
Institution: Nursing and Rest Homes
Attendant: Physician

They had the following children:

105 M i. Dearl Richard AMMONS was born on 14 Mar 1918 in NC. He died on 2 Nov 1990 in Madison Co, NC.

Name: Dearl Richard Ammons
Death Date: 2 Nov 1990
Death County: Madison
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 72
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 14 Mar 1918
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence County: Madison
Residence State: North Carolina
Father: Ammons
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number: 256229458
Autopsy: No
Institution: Home
Attendant: Medical Examiner

Name: Dearl R Ammons
Birth Year: 1918
Race: White, citizen Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State: North Carolina
County or City: Madison
Enlistment Date: 12 Dec 1942
Enlistment State: South Carolina
Enlistment City: Camp Croft
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch
Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private Grade
Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 69
Weight: 142

106 F ii. Edna AMMONS was born in 1920 in NC.

107 F iii. Elwanda AMMONS was born on 8 Mar 1922 in Madison Co, NC.

Name: Elwanda Ammons
Date of Birth: 5 Mar 1922
Birth County: Madison Roll
Number: B_C062_66001
Volume: 9 Page: 649

60. Gerthie Lee AMMONS (James Allen, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born in Dec 1890 in NC. She died9 on 31 Jan 1947 in Buncombe Co, NC. Gerthie married Henry C CODY. Henry was born in 1882 in Tennessee.

Gerthie Lee Ammons Cody Death Certificate.


They had the following children:

108 M i. Glenn Fred CODY was born on 31 May 1908 in NC. He died10 on 25 Feb 1979 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: Glenn Fred Cody
Death Date: 25 Feb 1979
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 70
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 31 May 1908 Birth
Location: North Carolina
Residence County: Buncombe
Residence State: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Divorced
Social Security Number: 237347116
Autopsy: No
Institution: Nursing and Rest Homes
Attendant: Physician

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record
Name: Glenn F Cody
Birth Year: 1908
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State: North Carolina
County or City: Buncombe
Enlistment Date: 13 Mar 1942
Enlistment State: North Carolina
Enlistment City: Fort Bragg
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code:
Branch Immaterial -
Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private Grade
Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman
Marital Status: Divorced, with dependents
Height: 69
Weight: 161

109 F ii. Virgie CODY was born in 1911 in NC. She died11 on 11 May 1979 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: Virgie Cody Shipman
Death Date: 11 May 1979
Death City: Asheville Death
County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 68
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 24 Feb 1911
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence City: Asheville
Residence County: Buncombe
Residence State: North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number:
Autopsy: No
Institution: General Hospital
Attendant: Physician
Source: NC Department of Health. North Carolina Deaths, 1979-82
Virgie married SHIPMAN.

110 F iii. Ovuline CODY was born in 1911 in NC.

111 M iv. James Walter CODY was born12 on 14 Jul 1912 in Madison Co, NC. He died 3 Apr 1973, Buncombe Co, NC.


James' Death Certificate.



112 M v. Earnest CODY was born in 1916 in NC. He died on 11 Nov 1974 in Madison Co, NC.

Name: Earnest Cody
Death Date: 11 Nov 1974
Death County: Madison
Death State: North Carolina
Date Death Recorded: 1964
Death Age: 58
Birth Date: abt. 1916
Residence County: Madison
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Autopsy:
Institution: Home
Attendant: Physician

113 M vi. Andrew McCoy CODY was born on 13 Nov 1919 in Madison Co, NC. He died14 in Dec 1966 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: McCoy Cody
SSN: 237-12-1060
Born: 13 Nov 1919
Died: Dec 1966
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951 )

114 M vii. Charles Edward CODY was born15 on 14 Mar 1925 in Madison Co, NC. He died16 in 1997 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: Charles Edward Cody
Date of Birth: 14 Mar 1925
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth County: Madison
Parent1 Name: Henry Cody
Parent2 Name: Gertha Ammons
Roll Number: B_C062_68001
Volume: 9 Page: 90

61. Alvania AMMONS (James Allen, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born in Aug 1895 in NC. She died17 in 1980 in Buncombe Co, NC. Alvania married Arthur L RAMSEY.

They had the following children:

115 F i. Orla R RAMSEY was born on 30 Mar 1914 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 18 May 2001 in Buncombe Co, NC.

62. John Ralph AMMONS (James Allen, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born in Apr 1896 in NC. He died18 in 1967 in Buncombe Co, NC. John married Sarah INGLE.

They had the following children:

116 M i. Auther Henry AMMONS was born on 16 Mar 1927 in Madison Co, NC. He died19 in 1999 in Buncombe Co, NC.

117 F ii. Fannie Mae AMMONS was born in 1932 in Charlotte Court Hse, VA. She died on 22 Jan 2004 in Madison Co, NC.

Mars Hill - Fannie Mae Ammons, 72, of 16 Pinecrest Road, Mars Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Madison Manor Health Care. She was born in Charlotte Courthouse, Va., and lived most of her life in Madison County. She retired from St. Joseph's Hospital and worked 27 years at American Enka Corp. She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Sarah Ingle Ammons and was also preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, Otto, R.J. and Arther and one sister, Zarilda Peek. She is survived by her daughter, Vanessa Fender and husband, Ragan, of Mars Hill; two sisters, Edna Murray of Weaverville and Esta Lee Metcalf of Mars Hill; two brothers, Wayne Ammons and wife, Brenda, and Roscoe Ammons and wife, Bobbie Jo, and two granddaughters, Kendra Siagle and Nicole Elkins, all of Mars Hill. The funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service, 7626 N.C. 213, Mars Hill. The Revs. Joe Honeycutt, Cline Hensley and Rotha Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow at Little Ivy Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the management and staff of Madison Manor for the love and care shown Fannie Mae during her stay there. Published: 2004-01-24

118 M iii. Edward AMMONS.

119 M iv. Otto AMMONS.

120 M v. R J AMMONS.

121 F vi. Zarilda AMMONS was born on 9 Jul 1916. She died20 on 15 May 2000 in Buncombe Co, NC.

122 F vii. Edna AMMONS. Edna married Guy MURRAY. Guy was born on 9 Feb 1909. He died on 28 Aug 1996 in Buncombe Co, NC.

123 F viii. Esta AMMONS.

+ 124 M ix. Wayne AMMONS.

125 M x. Roscoe AMMONS. Roscoe married Bobbie Jo.

64. Andrew Joe AMMONS (James Allen, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born21 on 28 Feb 1895 in Madison Co, NC. He died22 on 29 Dec 1978 in Buncombe Co, NC. Andrew married Mary INGLE.

They had the following children:

126 M i. Andie AMMONS was born on 12 Oct 1936 in Madison Co, NC.

127 M ii. Clifford AMMONS was born on 7 Jul 1939 in Madison Co, NC.

128 F iii. Edith AMMONS was born on 12 Jul 1941 in Madison Co, NC.

140 M i. James "George" WATKINS was born on 3 Oct 1929 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 8 Aug 2004 in Buncombe Co, NC. James married Pauline MANEY.

James "George" Watkins, 74, of Jupiter Road, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004. Mr. Watkins was born on Oct. 3, 1929, in Buncombe County, where he had lived all of his life. He retired from the License and Theft Division of the NC Department of Motor Vehicles in 1982 after 25 years of service. During his retirement he enjoyed working on his beef cattle farm. George served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and the UN Service Medal. He was a member of Barnardsville United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late George Dewey and Iva Ammons Watkins. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Mary Lou W. Ferrell and Doris W. Pearman. James "George" Watkins, 74, of Jupiter Road, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004. Mr. Watkins was born on Oct. 3, 1929, in Buncombe County, where he had lived all of his life. He retired from the License and Theft Division of the NC Department of Motor Vehicles in 1982 after 25 years of service. During his retirement he enjoyed working on his beef cattle farm. George served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and the UN Service Medal. He was a member of Barnardsville United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late George Dewey and Iva Ammons Watkins. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Mary Lou W. Ferrell and Doris W. Pearman.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Pauline Maney Watkins; sister, Dale W. Allen of Raleigh; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with the Rev. David Warren officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the residence. Flowers are acceptable and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider Barnardsville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 211, Barnardsville, NC 28709.


141 F ii. Mary Lou WATKINS was born on 22 Apr 1923. She died on 16 Apr 1996 in Fulton, GA. Mary married Scott K FERRELL.

142 F iii. Doris WATKINS was born on 2 May 1925. She died in Mar 1971.

143 F iv. Marian Dale WATKINS was born on 19 Oct 1931 in Buncombe Co, NC.

72. Iris AMMONS (James M, John, Stephen, Ephraim) was born on 9 Mar 1899 in NC. She died in Dec 1986 in Madison Co, NC. Iris married BUCKNER.

They had the following children:

144 M i. David Hal BUCKNER was born on 8 Oct 1931 in Madison Co, NC.

74. Theral J AMMONS (James M, John, Stephen, Ephraim) was born in 1904 in NC. He died on 9 Mar 1934 in NC. Theral married Vera BUCKNER.

They had the following children:

145 F i. Betty Louise AMMONS was born on 3 Feb 1928 in Madison Co, NC.

76. Arthur Kermit AMMONS (Jasper Steven, Ephraim Jasper, Allen A, Ephraim) was born on 2 Aug 1911 in Swain Co, NC. He died on 8 Jan 2005 in Spindale, Rutherford Co, NC. He was buried in Centennial United Methodist Church Cemetery. Arthur married Annie Sue FERGUSON daughter of Harrelson FERGUSON and Bessie SMART. Annie was born on 28 Sep 1910 in Rutherford Co, NC. She died on 19 Oct 2006 in Union Mills, Rutherford Co, NC.

Union Mills - Kermit Ammons, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Centennial United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Published: 2005-01-09

Union Mills - Annie Sue Ferguson Ammons, 96, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Published: 2006-10-21 Asheville Citizen Times.

They had the following children:

146 F i. Brenda Ann AMMONS was born in 1948 in Rutherford Co, NC.

147 F ii. Carrie Jane AMMONS.

+ 148 M iii. James Edward AMMONS was born in 1942.

+ 149 M iv. Kermit Wayne AMMONS was born in 1937.

150 M v. Richard Steven AMMONS was born in 1940 in Rutherford Co, NC.

77. Ernest Dwight AMMONS (Jasper Steven, Ephraim Jasper, Allen A, Ephraim) was born on 19 Dec 1923 in Gaston Co, NC. He died on 13 Mar 2005 in Chester Co, SC. Ernest married Susie ALVIA.

ERNEST D. AMMONS CHESTER, S.C. — Ernest Dwight Ammons, 81, of 1444 Minter Road, died March 13, 2005, at Chester Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 19, 1923 in Gastonia, N.C., son of the late Jasper Steven Ammons and Mary Emma (Lowe) Ammons. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Chester Memorial Gardens VISITATION: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Barron Funeral Home He attended Gaston County schools, retired from the tire business and was a member of the Congregation of the Jehovahs Witness. While serving in the U.S. Air Force during WWII, he participated in 33 missions over enemy occupied Continental Europe as Radio Operator Gunner in B-17’s. He was awarded the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters. SURVIVORS: Wife, Susie Avila Ammons; 3 sons, Omar D. Ammons of Lincoln, Neb., Steven R. Ammons of Chester, SC, Sergio Ammons of Gastonia, NC; 1 daughter, Celia Stewart of Lake Wylie, SC; 1 grandson; 1 brother, Dennis “Josh” Ammons of Gastonia, NC; 1 sister, Mary A. Goeble of Gastonia, NC ARRANGEMENTS: Barron Funeral Home, Chester, S.C.

They had the following children:

151 M i. Omar D AMMONS.

152 M ii. Steven R AMMONS.

153 M iii. Serigo AMMONS.

154 F iv. Celia AMMONS.

Sources


1. Social Security Death Index, 248-10-6276.
2. Social Security Death Index, 250-10-6830.
3. Death Certificate, Book 53 Page 1031. Father listed as Zeb Ammons.
4. Death Certificate, Book 54 Page 460.
5. Register of Deeds, Vol 25 Page 103. Parents listed as Zeb Merrell & Lavada Lisenbee.
6. Register of Deeds, Vol 11 Page 6. Parents listed as Fender Ammons & Jerles Merril.
7. Register of Deeds, Book 92 Page 287. Father listed as Pender Ammons.
8. Register of Deeds, Vol 20 Page 1. Parents listed as J W Ammons & Esther Peek.
9. Register of Deeds, Book 34 Page 774. Father listed as James A Ammons.
10. Register of Deeds, Book 66 Page 340. Parent listed as Henry Cody.
11. Register of Deeds, Book 66 Page 788. Parent listed as Henry Cody.
12. Register of Deeds, Vol 19 Page 57. Parents listed as H C Cody & Gerthie Lee Ammons.
13. Register of Deeds, Book 18 Page 1351. Parent listed as Henry Cody.
14. Register of Deeds, Book 53 Page 1362 . Parent listed as Henry Cody.
15. Register of Deeds, Vol 9 Page 90. Parents listed as Henry Cody & Gertha Ammons.
16. Register of Deeds, Book 84 Page 1230. Parent listed as Henry Cody.
17. Register of Deeds, BK 67 Page 581. Father listed as James Ammons.
18. Register of Deeds, Book 54 Page 983. Father listed as Jim Ammons.
19. Register of Deeds, Book 86 Page 2693. Parents listed as John Ralph Ammons & Sarah Ingle.
20. Register of Deeds, BK 87 Page 1004. Parents listed as Ralph Ammons & Sarah Ingle.
21. Register of Deeds, Vol 24 Page 8.Parents listed as Jim Ammons & Julia Clark.
22. Register of Deeds, Book 65 Page 2217. Father listed as Jim Ammons & Julia Clark.
23. Register of Deeds, Vol 25 Page 2. Parents listed as Jas A Ammons & Julia E Clark.
24. Register of Deeds, Book 87 Page 1196. Parents listed as Bacchus Vernon Ammons & Georgia Lee Solesbee.
25. Register of Deeds, BK 69 Page 247. Parent listed as B V Ammons.
26. Register of Deeds, Book 71 Page 1412. Parent listed as Josiah M Sams.
27. Register of Deeds, BK 43 Page 302. Parent listed as Judson J Ammons.



82. Clarence Theodore FLYNN (Nana Mae AMMONS, Jesse Ambrose, Allen, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 21 Jan 1905 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 1 Nov 1973 in Catawba Co, NC. The cause of death was Liver Cancer. He was buried in Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery Catawba Co. NC. Clarence married Zora Lee TREADWAY . Zora was born on 23 Aug 1906. She died on 13 Jul 2003 in Catawba Co, NC.

They had the following children:

+ 155 M i. James William "Bill" FLYNN was born on 20 Jun 1926. He died on 23 Jan 2006.

156 F ii. Barbara Alice FLYNN.

157 M iii. Tommy FLYNN.

158 M iv. Junior FLYNN.

159 M v. Herschel FLYNN.

160 M vi. Walter FLYNN.

161 M vii. Robert FLYNN.

85. William Homer AMMONS (Lonnie Porter, William E, Judith Emeline, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 25 Apr 1937 in Jackson Co, NC. William married Frankie Jean HENSLEY daughter of Frank HENSLEY and Charlotte SHULER. Frankie was born on 3 Nov 1940 in Jackson Co, NC.

They had the following children:

162 M i. Victor Dale AMMONS was born on 26 Jun 1961 in Jackson Co, NC. He died1 on 3 Jun 2005 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Waynesville, NC. Victor married Nichole GREENE.

163 F ii. Teresa Jean AMMONS was born on 7 Apr 1964 in Jackson Co, NC.

86. Margaret Ann AMMONS (Lonnie Porter, William E, Judith Emeline, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 20 Oct 1933 in Jackson Co, NC. She died on 8 Apr 2004 in Jackson Co, NC. Margaret married Charlie William HARRIS . Charlie was born on 28 Dec 1931. He died on 1 Aug 1996 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:
164 M i. Harold Eugene HARRIS was born on 8 Oct 1956 in Jackson Co, NC.

165 M ii. Charles Michael HARRIS was born on 5 Feb 1963 in Jackson Co, NC.

166 M iii. Timothy Neil HARRIS was born on 4 Jul 1966 in Jackson Co, NC. He died on 16 Jan 1982 in Jackson Co, NC.

167 F iv. Sherry Lucinda "Cinda" HARRIS was born on 4 Oct 1968 in Jackson Co, NC.

168 F v. Gail HARRIS.

169 F vi. Sharon Grace HARRIS.

170 M vii. Dennis Ray HARRIS.

90. Troy James ESTEPP (Dora Bell AMMONS, Zebulon Vance, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 27 Sep 1913 in Fountain Inn, Greenville, SC. He died on 7 Jul 1974. Troy married Leona MOORE. Leona died on 5 Jan 2000 in Spartanburg, SC.

They had the following children:

171 F i. Barbara June ESTEPP was born on 4 Dec 1931. She died on 5 Sep 2004 in Spartanburg County, SC.

96. Howard Edward GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Zebulon Vance, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 16 Jan 1919 in Madison Co, NC. He died8 on 16 Sep 2005 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried on 20 Sep 2005 in Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Alexander, Buncombe Co, NC.

97. Herman Wells GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Zebulon Vance, Hiram D, Jesse, Ephraim) was born on 24 Apr 1922 in Madison Co, NC. He died9 on 26 Dec 1981 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Cardiopulmonary arrest, congestive heart failure. He was buried on 29 Dec 1981 in West Memioral Park, Asheville, NC. Herman married Letha Ollie KING daughter of Norvelle Ray KING and Alzura KING. Letha was born on 4 Jun 1919 in NC. She died on 10 May 1981 in Buncombe Co, NC.


Sources


1. Register of Deeds, BK 92 Page 1324. Parent listed as William Homer Ammons.
2. Register of Deeds, Vol 4 Page 264.
3. Death Certificate, 001886.
4. Register of Deeds, Vol 26 Page 83. Parent listed as Pender H Gosnell.
5. Register of Deeds, Vol 29 Page 2175 . Parent listed as Pender Gosnell.
6. Register of Deeds, Vol 35 Page 3017. Parent listed as Pender H Gosnell.
7. Register of Deeds, Vol 38 Page 1350. Parent listed as Pender H Gosnell.
8. Register of Deeds, Book 92 Page 2075.
9. Death Certificate, 2280.
10. Register of Deeds, Vol 43 Page 1434. Parent listed as Herman Welles Gosnell.
11. Register of Deeds, License No. 974132.
12. Register of Deeds, Vol 43 Page 2238. Parent listed as Tony Smith Hollar.
13. Register of Deeds, Vol 45 Page 1905. Parent listed as Herman Wells Gosnell.
14. Register of Deeds, Vol 16 Page 128. Parent listed as L R Gosnell.
15. Register of Deeds, Book 88 Page 579.
16. Register of Deeds, Vol 44 Page 2364. Parent listed as Elvert Marion Roberts.
17. Register of Deeds, Vol 50 Page 1441. Parent listed as Elvert Marion Roberts.
18. Register of Deeds, Vol 17 Page 1359. Parent listed as Lee R Gosnell.
19. Register of Deeds, Vol 24 Page 1089. Parent listed as Gaither Banks.
20. Register of Deeds, Vol 22 Page 1927. Parent listed as Leroy Gosnell.
21. Register of Deeds, Vol 44 Page 1007. Parent listed as Eugene Sumner.
22. Register of Deeds, Vol 19 Page 1147. Parent listed as Lee R Gosnell.
23. Register of Deeds, Vol 45 Page 2525. Parent listed as Vance Corbin Gosnell.
24. Register of Deeds, BK 113 Page 8484.
25. Register of Deeds, Vol 48 Page 1795. Parent listed as Vance Corbin Gosnell.
26. Register of Deeds, Vol 50 Page 969. Parent listed as Vance Corbin Gosnell.
27. Register of Deeds, Vol 52 Page 1344. Parent listed as Vance Corbin Gosnell.
28. Register of Deeds, Licnese No. 974868.
29. Register of Deeds, Vol 51 Page 1328.Joseph Ottis Massey.
30. Register of Deeds, Vol 9 Page 648. Parents are not listed.
31. Register of Deeds, Vol 38 Page 1539 . Parent listed as Okley Zeb Ammons.
32. Register of Deeds, Vol 42 Page 750. Parent listed as Okley Zeb Ammons.
33. Register of Deeds, Vol 50 Page 2556 . Parent listed as Okley Zeb Ammons.
34. Register of Deeds, Vol 11 Page 530. Parent not listed.
35. Register of Deeds, Vol 39 Page 1049. Parent listed as Hal Donald Ammons.
36. Register of Deeds, Book 111 Page 3202.
37. Register of Deeds, Book A-AB Page 5481.
38. Register of Deeds, Vol 41 Page 1381. Parent listed as Hal Donald Ammons.
39. Register of Deeds, Vol 47 Page 2564. Parent listed as Hal Donald Ammons.
40. Register of Deeds, Vol 52 Page 1231. Parent listed as Hal Donald Ammons.


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