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Solomon ISRAEL
First Generation

1. Solomon ISRAEL was born in 1707. He died in 1795 in Wilkes Co, NC. Solomon married1 Mary JOHNSTON on 29 Jun 1734 in Saint George's Episcopal Church, Nassau, NY.

They had the following children:

+2 M i. Michael ISRAEL born in 1736. He died in 1820.

3 F ii. Eleanor ISRAEL born about 1735 in Hempstead, Nassau, New York. She was christened2 on 8 Jun 1735 in St. George's Esp, Hempstead, NY . She died in 1814. Eleanor married John WOOD about 1759. John was born about 1730.

4 M iii. Jesse ISRAEL born about 1740. He died in Mar 1777.



Sources

1. Book.A registry of marriages performed at St, George's Episcopal Church, Hempstead, Long Island.
2. Book.Baptism from 'Adventures for God: A History of St. George's Episcopal Church, Hempstead, Long Island', by John Sylvanus Haight New York, 1932.
Second Generation

2. Michael ISRAEL (Solomon) was born1 in 1736 in Albemarle Co., Virginia. He died in 1820 in Buncombe Co, NC. A Revolutionary War Soldier. Michael married Sarah GRAVES about 1754 in Albermarle, Virginia. Sarah was born2 in 1738. She died on 11 Sep 1824 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Israel Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, N C.

Michael and Sarah left Albemarle Co, Virginia and bought land in Wilkes Co, North Carolina. When Michael and Sarah were about 60 years old they moved to Buncombe Co, North Carolina to be near some of their children.

These Photos were provided by Jerry R Lee - 4th great-grandson of Michael & Sarah Graves Israel.
Michael & Sarah Graves Israel Gravestone, Averys Creek, Buncombe Co, NC.
Michael Israel
Michael Israel Headstone
Michael and Sarah Israel Signature.


Michael and Sarah had the following children:

+5 M i. Johnson ISRAEL was born in 1767. He died in 1853.

6 F ii. Mary ISRAEL was born in 1755 in Albermarle, Virginia. She died3 on 6 Nov 1843 in Franklin Co, GA. Mary married Thomas EPPERSON on 22 Sep 1782 in Amherst Co, VA.

7 F iii. Sarah "Sallie" ISRAEL died in Missouri. Sarah married (1) BELIEU. Sarah married (2) Epaphroditus GILLIAM on 27 Sep 1784 in Wilkes Co, NC.

8 M iv. John ISRAEL was born in 1765 in Albemarle Co, VA. He died on 21 Sep 1837 in Johnson Co, Indiana. John was born in 1765 in Albemarle Co., VA, and died in 1837. He served in the Revolutionary War. He married Sarah Edmundson, probably the daughter of Robert Edmundson, on 12 May 1795 in Wilkes Co., NC. They apparently left Wilkes Co. about 1797 and moved to Buncombe Co., NC. Although John stated in his pension application that he moved to Butler Co., OH in 1811, it is believed that he actually moved there in late 1808 or early 1809. He probably also lived for a while in Franklin Co, IN. By 1830, they were living in Johnson Co., IN. John married Sarah Edmundson on 12 May 1795 in Wilkes Co, NC.
9 M v. Jesse Israel was born in 1767. He died in 1806.
10 M vi. Solomon ISRAEL was born in 1774 in Albermarle, Virginia. He died4 in 1830 in Cherokee, NC.
11 F vii. Catherine ISRAEL was born about 1775 in Albermarle, Virginia. She died in Gibson, TN. Catherine married Robert EDMUNDSON in 1798 in NC.
+12 M viii. Michael ISRAEL was born in 1778. He died in 1866.
+13 M ix. Isom ISRAEL was born in 1780.



Pleasant Israel was the son of Solomon Israel & Nancy Strange.
14 M x. Pleasant Daniel ISRAEL was born on 16 Mar 1816. He died on 28 Feb 1901, Buncombe Co, NC. He married Sarah Wolfe 15 Jan 1842.

Photo of Pleasant Daniel Israel provided by Jerry Lee GGGgrandson.
Sources

1. LDS, (AFN:D2S8-FC) , .Source Media Type: Book.
2. LDS.
3. LDS, (AFN:MVFT-9R).
4. LDS, (AFN:MVGC-NT).
Third Generation

5. Johnson ISRAEL (Michael, Solomon) was born1 in 1767 in Albemarle Co, VA. He died in 1853 in Buncombe Co, NC. Johnson married Anna HISAW daughter of Fredrick HIGHSAW about 1788 in VA. Anna was born in 1770 in VA. She died after 1849 in Buncombe Co, NC.
This letter belongs to Glendora Dowell, Rt 1, Box 111, Pall Mall, TN 38577. It was zeroxed on Feb 11, 1982. It was found in an old bucket in a house once owned by her grandfather, Henry Hyso.
"Averys Creek NC
Nov 17 1849

Dear sister with pleasure I write these few lines to you to Let you know that we are well at this time hoping that These few lines may find you well I have not bin to say well in 5 or 4 year I got my foot scolled I never got the fire out My family is all Living near me at this Time William and Jane lives with us I was glad to hear that you was all well But sorry to lear of so many Deaths I have nothing of Interest to write to you at this TIme We have had a very bad Crop Year Corn is scarce for The Time of the Year wheat was no account rye was Good it is a bad time in Religion You wrote that one of the Boys was preaching I would Like to no What denominatine he belongs to we have a Baptis kinds & presbytirians and methadist I want you to write oftein to me and I will do the Same I must Bring my letter to a close Your with respect PS I can not come to see you as I am too Frail to stand the Jorney I would (be) glad to see you I would be Glad if you could to come to see me


Johnson Israel
Ann Israel
To Mary Highsaw"

Johnson and Anna had the following children:
+15 F i. Jane ISRAEL was born in 1799. She died after 1880.
16 F ii. Sarah ISRAEL was born in Wilkes Co, NC. She died after 1880 in Buncombe Co, NC.
Sister Jane lived with her in 1880. The census shows her as 92 years old and a widow. That would put her having been born in 1788.
Sarah married Edward STUART. Edward was born in 1782 in NC.
+17 M iii. Jesse ISRAEL was born in 1798.
+18 M iv. James ISRAEL was born in 1802. He died on 10 Oct 1851.
19 M v. William ISRAEL was born in 1804 in NC. Living with his Mother and Father (Letter his Mother wrote to Mary Highsaw)
+20 M vi. Michael H ISRAEL was born in 1811.
21 M vii. Fredrick ISRAEL was born about 1813 in NC. He died on 8 Feb 1846.
22 F viii. Mary ISRAEL was born in 1814 in NC.


9. Jesse ISRAEL (Michael, Solomon) was born in 1767 in Albemarle Co, VA. He died in 1806 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried2 in Israel Estate, which is now on Vanderbuilt property, Buncombe Co, NC.

The Heritage of Old Buncombe County, Volume 1 - 1981, page 239: Jesse Israel and His Family. Jesse Israel, a son of Michael Israel and a grandson of Solomon Israel, was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, abt 1767. He moved with his parents,Michael and Sarah Israel, to Wilkes County, North Carolina, about 1778. It isthought that Jesse Israel was named for an uncle, Jesse Israel, who was killed during the Revolutionary War. While in Wilkes County, North Carolina, Jesse Israel married Mary Jones, a daughter of Joshua Jones. Sometime (1705-1797) after the marriage, Jesse Israel along with his brother John Israel and his father-in-law Joshua Jones left Wilkes County and went to Buncombe County, N.C. Both John and Jesse Israel bought land on the North Fork of Swannanoa River in the late 1790's. There were the first Israels to live in Buncombe Co. N.C. The land Jesse bought was on Laurel Branch where it joins the North Fork. The land may be located today just a few hundred feet downstream from the Burnett Reservoir.The land John Israel bought was several more hundred feet downstream.

Epaphroditus Gilliam and Robert Edmundson, both of whom were brothers-in-law of Jesse and John Israel bought land in the same neighborhool. In 1801 Jesse Israel bought land on the west bank of the French Broad River just below the Warford. According to Sondley in 'A History of Buncombe County', the Warford was about three miles above the mouth of Swannanoa River. Jesse Israel bought other tracts of adjoining land. Today one may locate the land on the Vanderbuilt Estate immediately across the French Broad River from the Biltmore House.


Jesse married Mary JONES daughter of Joshua JONES. Mary died in 1821 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Israel Estate, which is now on Vanderbuilt property, Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:
+23 M i. William T ISRAEL was born in 1796. He died in 1829.
24 F ii. Elizabeth ISRAEL.
25 F iii. Sarah Graves ISRAEL.
26 F iv. Ellender Medley "Nellie" ISRAEL.
27 M v. Lewis ISRAEL.
12. Michael ISRAEL (Michael, Solomon) was born in 1778 in VA. He died3 in 1866 in Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC. Michael married Sarah COFFEY daughter of John COFFEY and Polly on 26 Feb 1800 in Wilkes Co, NC.

They had the following children:
+29 M i. James ISRAEL was born in 1802.
30 F ii. Mary ISRAEL was born in 1804.
31 F iii. Celia ISRAEL was born in 1807.
32 F iv. Elizabeth ISRAEL was born in 1808. Living in brother John C Israel's household in 1880, Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC.


33 M v. John C ISRAEL was born in 1811. Sisters Elizabeth and Arminta living in his household 1880 Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC.
34 F vi. Sarah ISRAEL was born on 27 Mar 1814. She died on 21 Nov 1898 in Buncombe Co, NC.
35 F vii. Arminta ISRAEL was born in 1819. Living in brother John C Israel's household in 1880, Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC.
36 F viii. Caroline ISRAEL was born in 1822.


13. Isom ISRAEL (Michael, Solomon) was born in 1780 in Albermarle, Virginia or Wilkes Co, NC. He died4 in Johnson Co, Indiana. Isom married (1) Judy Alloway STRANGE on 22 Dec 1801 in NC.

They had the following children:
+37 M i. Archibald ISRAEL was born in 1805. He died on 22 Feb 1856.



Isom married (2) Neety PARR on 28 Mar 1823 in Knox Co, TN.

14. Pleasant ISRAEL (Michael, Solomon) was born on 16 Mar 1816 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 28 Feb 1901 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Pleasant married Sarah WOLFE on 15 Jan 1842.

They had the following children:

38 M i. David C ISRAEL was born in 1850


Sources

1. LDS, (AFN: MVGC-1K.
2. LDS, (AFN:FKQS-2J).
3. LDS, (AFN:MVGD-32).
4. LDS, (AFN:5B1S-3R).

Fourth GenerationM


15. Jane ISRAEL (Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1799 in NC. She died after 1880 in Buncombe Co, Avery's Creek, NC. Living with her Mother and Father in 1849. (Letter her Mother wrote to Mary Highsaw) Living with her sister Sarah Israel Stuart at Avery's Creek Buncombe Co, NC in 1880. Jane never married according to Dr. Israel, Jane had a long standing relationship with the son of a prominent local businessman and political leader. The son was required to marry "appropriately" and later became governor of NC. He continued to take care of Jane's sons and saw to it that they received excellent educations and remained in positions of respect. So far, there is little proof, just supposition. *This is the only Governor of NC that lived in Buncombe County, NC during this time frame.* This is totally speculation on my part.David Lowery Swain.

Jane had the following children:
+39 M i. Phillip Jasper ISRAEL was born on 24 Jan 1824. He died on 9 Jan 1889.
+40 M ii. Jephtha Montraville ISRAEL was born on 21 Oct 1820. He died on 9 Sep 1895.

Was a Justice of the Peace. The "senior" was added to Jesse Israel's name when his grandson, Jesse Israel, Jr. was born. Jesse Israel lived on a farm in the Avery's Creek section of Buncombe County, North Carolina. During the Civil War, all five of Jesse Israel's sons served with the Confederate Army. The family suffered greatly. When the 1870 census was taken, both Jesse and Sarah were listed as invalids. At home with them were four unmarried daughters, ranging from age 26 to age40. Jesse Israel died sometime between 1870 and 1880. When the 1880 Census was taken Sarah Israel was listed as a head of household with four unmarried daughters. At that time, Sarah said she was 81 years old, and the census taker wrote down a comment that she was "very sick and blind."


Jesse married Sarah. Sarah was born in 1805.

Jesse and Sarah had the following children:
41 F i. Mary A ISRAEL was born in 1820 in Buncombe Co, NC. Mary married Jackson BALLARD.
+42 F ii. Lucinda ISRAEL was born in 1823.
43 F iii. Rachel ISRAEL was born in 1827 in Buncombe Co, NC.
44 F iv. Jane ISRAEL was born in 1829 in Buncombe Co, NC.
45 M v. Andrew H ISRAEL was born in Mar 1830 in Buncombe Co, NC.
46 M vi. John ISRAEL was born on 30 Jan 1834 in Buncombe Co, NC.
47 M vii. Johnson Hisaw William ISRAEL was born in 1836.
48 F viii. Betsey ISRAEL was born in 1836 in Buncombe Co, NC.
+49 F ix. Harriet M ISRAEL was born in 1843.
50 M x. Edward Manning ISRAEL was born in 1844 in Buncombe Co, NC.
51 F xi. Nancy B ISRAEL was born in 1846 in Buncombe Co, NC.



18. James ISRAEL (Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1802 in NC. He died on 10 Oct 1851. James married Nancy MULLIKIN. Nancy was born about 1801.

They had the following children:
+52 M i. Ben Johnson ISRAEL was born on 27 May 1824. He died on 26 Feb 1883.
53 F ii. Margaret ISRAEL was born in 1827 in NC.
54 F iii. Sarah ISRAEL was born in 1828 in NC.
+55 M iv. Fredrick "Fed" ISRAEL was born on 1 Mar 1830. He died on 25 Jul 1918.
+56 M v. Sameul M ISRAEL was born in Mar 1832. He died on 10 Oct 1912.
57 F vi. Mary "Polly" ISRAEL was born on 20 Jan 1834. She died on 16 Jun 1890. She was buried in Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, Henderson County, North Carolina.
58 M vii. William Augustus ISRAEL was born on 7 Jan 1837 in NC. He died on 24 Jun 1910 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina. William married Matilda Aveline Jones. Matilda was born 3 Aug 1834 and died 24 Feb 1914. Matilda is buried at Green Hills Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC.

William and Matilda's children:

58A. Nolan Israel born 25 Jun 1875, Henderson Co, NC and died 30 Jun 1958, Guilford Co, NC.

Nolan's Death Certificate.



59 F viii. Malinda Eleanor ISRAEL was born in 1840 in NC.



20. Michael H ISRAEL (Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1811 in NC. Michael married Matilda.

They had the following children:
60 F i. Mary Jane ISRAEL was born in 1848. She died after 1880. Mary married Jesse M ISRAEL son of William M B JONES and Lucinda ISRAEL on 22 Aug 1871 in Henderson Co, NC. Jesse was born in 1853. Jesse M Israel and Mary Jane Israel were first cousins.


23. William T ISRAEL (Jesse, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1796 in Wilkes Co, NC. He died in 1829 in Buncombe Co, NC. William T and Rachel Jones Israel were first cousins. William married Rachel JONES. Rachel was born in 1805.

They had the following children:
61 F i. Mary "Polly" Emily ISRAEL.
+62 M ii. Jesse T ISRAEL was born on 2 Jun 1824. He died on 17 Mar 1894. Jesse T Israel's land according to the Plat Book of Buncombe Co, NC 3/1/1895 and 3/1/1891.

63 M iii. Thomas S ISRAEL was born on 10 Sep 1826 in Buncombe Co, NC.


29. James ISRAEL (Michael, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1802.

He had the following children:
+64 M i. Mounterville Marvin ISRAEL.


37. Archibald ISRAEL (Isom, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1805. He died on 22 Feb 1856 in Jasper, IN. Archibald married Amy PARR.
They had the following children:
65 F i. Martha Elvira ISRAEL was born on 17 Sep 1849 in Johnson Co, IN. She died on 15 Mar 1923 in Hammond Lake, IN. Martha married Leslie C GRANT on 9 Apr 1874 in Indiana.



38. David C ISRAEL (Pleasant, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1850 in Henderson Co, NC.

David married Julia SLUDER on 16 Mar 1873 in Buncombe Co, NC. Julia was born on 15 Mar 1849 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:
66 M i. Ralph Webb ISRAEL Sr was born on 30 Nov 1873. He died on 13 Dec 1963.

Ralph's Death Certificate.

Hattie's Death Certificate.


Fifth Generation


39. Phillip Jasper ISRAEL (Jane ISRAEL, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born1 on 24 Jan 1824 in Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 9 Jan 1889. 1880 Census says his occupation was farmer and justice. Phillip married Melinda Ruth BRITT. Melinda was born2 on 26 May 1823 in NC. She died on 25 Jun 1896 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Cemetery in Avery's Creek.

They had the following children:

67 M i. James ISRAEL was born in Buncombe Co, NC. He died Died Young in Buncombe Co, NC.

68 F ii. Louisa A ISRAEL was born in 1846 in NC. She died in 1859 in NC. The cause of death was Typhoid.

69 M iii. Jeptha M ISRAEL was born in 1849 in NC. He died Died Young in Buncombe Co, NC.

70 M iv. Erastus R "Rat" ISRAEL was born in 1850. He died in 1923.

71 M v. William ISRAEL was born in 1851 in NC. He died Died Young in Buncombe Co, NC.

72 F vi. Harlow Clercy ISRAEL was born on 25 Dec 1851. She died on 15 Nov 1908.

73 M vii. Edwin Wexler ISRAEL was born on 8 Jun 1855. He died on 18 Jul 1923.

74 M viii. Thomas Clingman ISRAEL was born in 1856. He died on 4 Aug 1927.

75 M ix. John D Fletcher ISRAEL was born on 2 Apr 1859.

76 F x. Mary J ISRAEL was born on 30 Mar 1862. She died on 26 Apr 1935.

Mary's Death Certificate.


77 F xi. Sarah "Sallie" ISRAEL was born in 1864.

78 F xii. Martha ISRAEL was born on 25 Dec 1864. She died on 31 Dec 1925.

79 F xiii. Bell ISRAEL was born in 1867. Bell married Frank SUMNER.

40. Jephtha Montraville ISRAEL (Jane ISRAEL, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 21 Oct 1820 in Buncombe Co, Avery's Creek, NC. He died on 9 Sep 1895 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina. Jeptha Montraville 59 and Susan Ellen 47 Israel was living in Asheville, Buncombe Co, NC in 1880 with 5 of their children:

Willie 15
Chester 13
Jeptha 11
Ernest 8
Susan E 6
and another person not related, Conrad Skmunks 47 Ger segar maker.
Jephtha married(1)C H BLACKSTOCK on 16 Sep 1851 in NC. C H BLACKSTOCK was born in 1820.
Jephtha married (2) Susan Ellen HASTINGS in 1856 in NC. Susan was born on 9 Nov 1831 in Massachusetts. She died on 26 Aug 1911 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Israel plot, Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina.

They had the following children:
80 M i. George ISRAEL was born in 1860 in Buncombe Co, NC.
81 M ii. Willie R ISRAEL was born in 1865 in VA.
82 M iii. Chester Warren ISRAEL was born in 1867. He died on 10 Feb 1954.
83 M iv. Jeptha Montraville ISRAEL was born in Mar 1869 in VA. He died on 25 Oct 1909 in Washington, DC. He was buried in Israel plot, Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina.
84 M v. Ernest Melvin ISRAEL was born on 21 Mar 1871 in VA. He died on 1 Mar 1946 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Israel plot, Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina. Ernest married Ora Tilden GARVIN. Ora was born on 23 May 1876. She died on 4 Feb 1958 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC.
85 F vi. Sudie Ellen ISRAEL was born in Oct 1874 in VA.


42. Lucinda ISRAEL (Jesse, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1823 in Buncombe Co, NC. Lucinda married William M B JONES on 1 Jan 1856 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:
86 M i. Jesse M ISRAEL was born in 1853. Jesse M Israel and Mary Jane Israel were first cousins. Jesse married Mary Jane ISRAEL daughter of Michael H ISRAEL and Matilda on 22 Aug 1871 in Henderson Co, NC. Mary was born in 1848. She died after 1880.


49. Harriet M ISRAEL (Jesse, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1843 in Buncombe Co, NC.

She had the following children:
87 F i. Savannah Vanner ISRAEL was born in 1878 in Buncombe Co, NC. Lived with their grandmother Sarah Israel in 1880, Avery Creek, Buncombe Co, NC.
88 M ii. Lyman H ISRAEL was born on 15 Mar 1880 in Buncombe Co, NC.


52. Ben Johnson ISRAEL (James, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 27 May 1824 in NC. He died on 26 Feb 1883. Ben married Sarah Ann MAXWELL on 21 Nov 1859. Sarah was born on 21 Jan 1837.

Ben and Sarah had the following children:
+89 M i. Thomas Maxwell ISRAEL was born in May 1870. He died on 23 Aug 1954.


55. Fredrick "Fed" ISRAEL (James, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 1 Mar 1830. He died on 25 Jul 1918 in Henderson Co, NC. He was buried in Hooper's Creek Baptist Church, Henderson County, North Carolina. Fredrick's mother Nancy Mullikin was living with him in 1880, Mills River, Henderson Co, NC. Fredrick married Mary TAYLOR on 22 Aug 1858 in Henderson Co, NC. Mary was born on 9 Jul 1845 in Henderson Co, NC.

Fredrick's Death Certificate.


They had the following children:

90 F i. Thomas ISRAEL was born on 17 Aug 1854 in NC.

91 M ii. Benjamin L ISRAEL was born in Aug 1859 in NC.

92 M iii. John Saluda ISRAEL was born in 1862 in NC.
Working on uncle William Taylors farm. (1880, Henderson Co, NC census, Mills River.

93 M iv. Charles Arnold ISRAEL was born on 27 Nov 1866 in Henderson Co, NC.

94 M v. James Caleb M ISRAEL was born in 1869 in NC.

95 M vi. Henry Ivy ISRAEL was born on 20 Jul 1872 in NC.

96 F vii. Henrietta ISRAEL was born on 20 Jul 1872 in NC.

97 F viii. Lillie ISRAEL was born in 1875 in NC.

98 F ix. Minnie Ellen ISRAEL was born in 1879 in NC.


Minnie's Death Certificate.



56. Sameul M ISRAEL (James, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in Mar 1832. He died on 10 Oct 1912 in Henderson Co, NC. He was buried in Fanning's Chapel Methodist Church, Henderson Co, NC. Sameul and Martha was living at Mills River, Henderson Co, NC in 1880. Sameul married Martha on 16 Oct 1870 in Henderson Co, NC. Martha was born on 17 Jul 1835 in Henderson Co, NC.

They had the following children:
99 F i. Sallie J ISRAEL.
100 F ii. Maggie ISRAEL.
101 M iii. Sankey Wells ISRAEL.


62. Jesse T ISRAEL (William T, Jesse, Michael, Solomon) was born on 2 Jun 1824 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 17 Mar 1894 in NC. Jesse and Lavina were living at Upper Hominy, Buncombe Co, NC in 1880. With three of their children:
Laure 13
Ever 11
Lonzo 9
Jesse married Lavinia Grace YOUNG. Lavinia was born on 11 Sep 1830. She died on 25 Nov 1894.

They had the following children:
102 M i. William Layfatte ISRAEL was born on 18 Jan 1848.
+ 103 M ii. Lemuel Young ISRAEL was born on 5 Jan 1851. He died on 30 Jan 1921.
104 F iii. Mary E ISRAEL was born on 23 Feb 1853. 106 F v. Miriam S ISRAEL was born on 25 Apr 1857.
107 F vi. Sary Ann ISRAEL was born on 6 Jan 1860.
108 F vii. Emily L ISRAEL was born on 17 Feb 1862.
109 F viii. Laura ISRAEL was born on 10 Nov 1866 in Buncombe Co, NC.
110 F ix. Eva Eldo ISRAEL was born on 24 Apr 1869 in Buncombe Co, NC.
111 M x. Russel Alonzo ISRAEL was born on 9 Dec 1871 in Buncombe Co, NC.


64. Mounterville Marvin ISRAEL (James, Michael, Michael, Solomon).

He had the following children:
112 F i. Martha Elvisa ISRAEL.

Martha married GOGGONS.

66A. Ralph Webb ISRAEL Sr (David C, Pleasant, Michael, Solomon) was born on 30 Nov 1873 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 13 Dec 1963 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Newfound Baptist Church, Leicester, North Carolina.

Ralph married Harriette "Hattie" Melissa PARHAM on 18 Sep 1891 in Buncombe Co, NC. Harriette was born on 17 Jan 1876.

Photo of Ralph Webb Israel Sr and Harriette Melissa Parham provided by great grandson Jerry R Lee.

Ralph and Harriette had the following children:

113 M i. Robert Samuel ISRAEL died in 1975.

Robert's Death Certificate.


66B. M ii. Pleasant Daniel ISRAEL was born on 31 Oct 1892. He died in 1988. Married Bessie Penley. Had the following children:

Edna Lois Israel born 1912 and died 28 Oct 2003, Buncombe Co, NC.

Leicester - Edna Lois Sircey, 91, of 2583 New Leicester Highway, Leicester, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Mountain Area Hospice. A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she retired in 1975 from American Enka Corp. after 40 years of service. She was a member of Newfound Baptist Church and the American Enka Pioneer Club.

Mrs. Sircey was the daughter of the late Pleas Dan Israel and Bessie Penley Israel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bill Sircey who died in 1985 and her daughter, Freda H. Riddle and granddaughter, Katie Riddle who both died in 1957.

Surviving are her cousins, Marjorie Robinson and Billy Sluder; niece, Kathy Moore and her husband, Gary; very special friend and caregiver, Marie Rickard.
The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Phillips and Rev. Troy Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Newfound Baptist Church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Floyd Rickard, Wade Allison, Roger Wells, Gordon Revis, David Snelson and John Smith. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Leicester Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 100, Leicester, NC 28748 or Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Published: 2003-10-30 Asheville Citizen Times.

66C. F iii. Annie Bell ISRAEL was born on 18 Sep 1896 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 12 Feb 1967 in Centralia, Lewis, WA.

66D. F iv. Lucy Jane ISRAEL was born on 24 Oct 1898 in Buncombe Co, NC.

66E. F v. Nellie Mae ISRAEL was born on 1 Oct 1900 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 7 Oct 1975 in Buncombe Co, NC.

66F. F vi. Mary Alberta ISRAEL was born on 2 Nov 1902. She died on 15 Jul 1989. On 22 Jul 1921 Mary married Mark Sluder born 6 Sept 1902 and died 27 May 1981, Buncombe Co, NC. Son of JOHN AGUSTUS SLUDER and MARY ELIZABETH "ELIZA" BROWN. Buried Mt View Baptist Church, Near Leicester, Buncombe Co, NC.

Photo of Mark Sluder and Mary Alberta Israel Sluder's 50th Anniversary in 1971 provided by grandson Jerry R Lee.

66G. F vii. Blanche Katherine ISRAEL was born on 1 Mar 1905. She died on 7 May 1991.

66H. F viii. Helen ISRAEL was born on 25 Sep 1907 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 22 Feb 1999 in Henderson Co, NC.

66I. Ralph Webb ISRAEL Jr. born 24 Jan 1909, Buncombe Co, NC. He died 21 Jul 1975, Buncombe Co, NC.

Photo of Mary A, Lucy and Blanche Israel, photo provided by Jerry R Lee - Grandson of Mary A Israel Sluder.

Ralph's Death Certificate.

Blanche's Death Certificate.

Sources

1. 1880 Census.1880 Census Buncombe Co, Avery's Creek.
2. 1880 Census.1880 Census Buncombe Co, NC Avery's Creek.
3. Jerry R Lee- Descendant of Pleasant Daniel Israel.
Sixth Generation


70. Erastus R "Rat" ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1850 in NC. He died in 1923 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Methdist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina .

He was a Minister. Living at Mills River, Henderson Co, NC in 1880.

Erastus married Mary Jerusha LANCE on 24 Dec 1872 in Buncombe Co, NC. Mary was born in Oct 1855.

They had the following children:
114 F i. Ida "Idella" Mae ISRAEL born 28 Feb 1873 and died 12 Jul 1935, High Point, Guilford Co, NC.

Idella's Death Certificate.

115 F ii. Josella ISRAEL was born on 12 Nov 1876. She died on 27 Mar 1948.

116 iii. Curni ISRAEL was born in 1878.

117 F iv. Dovie P ISRAEL was born in Oct 1880.

118 F v. Claudia F ISRAEL born 2 Sep 1883. She died on 13 May 1932, Hoppers Creek, Henderson Co, NC. Claudia married Neal Baldwin.

Claudia's Death Certificate.


119 F vi. Lessie M ISRAEL was born in Oct 1885.

120 F vii. Mary Berth N ISRAEL was born in May 1887.

121 F viii. Eva J ISRAEL was born in Nov 1892.

122 ix. Ossie J ISRAEL was born in Aug 1897.

123 M x. Fitzhugh L ISRAEL was born in 1900.

124 F xi. Della ISRAEL.

72. Harlow Clercy ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 25 Dec 1851 in Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 15 Nov 1908.

Harlow married Frank M KYLE . Frank was born on 22 Sep 1835.

They had the following children:

125 M i. Hardy F KYLE was born on 12 Mar 1879. He died1 in 1929 in Buncombe Co, NC.

126 M ii. Charles Wilburn KYLE was born on 20 Apr 1887. He died on 13 May 1972.

127 iii. T O KYLE died2 in 1940 in Buncombe Co, NC.

73. Edwin Wexler ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 8 Jun 1855 in Hendersonville, NC. He died3 on 18 Jul 1923 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina.

I believe Edwin married Mary S Burnett and his sister Mary J married Mary S Burnett's brother William Burnett.

At one time Edwin was sheriff of Henderson Co, NC. He and second wife were methodist.

Edwin married4 (1) Mary S BURNETT on 13 Mar 1875 in Buncombe Co, NC. Mary was born in 1856.

Edwin and Mary had the following children:

128 M i. Fanning ISRAEL was born in 1876 in NC.
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129 M ii. Paul Henry ISRAEL was born on 26 Sep 1879. He died on 18 Jan 1908. Family Bible states he died 18 Jan 1908.

130 M iii. Clay Oakley ISRAEL was born on 11 Nov 1883. He died on 25 Sep 1960.

Edwin married (2) Alice GUICE daughter of George GUICE and Amanda RUSSELL about 1894. Alice was born in 1858. She died5 on 30 Nov 1921 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

131 M iv. George Meyer ISRAEL was born in Oct 1891.

132 F v. Mamie ISRAEL was born on 16 Oct 1892. She died on 8 Jul 1929.

133 F vi. Eva Ostelle ISRAEL was born in Mar 1895 in NC. She died6 in 1948 in Buncombe Co, NC. Eva married James PENLAND on 6 Dec 1913 in Buncombe Co, NC.

134 F vii. Rosa Josie ISRAEL was born on 11 Jun 1895 in NC. She died7 on 3 Jun 1928 in Buncombe Co, NC. Rosa married Joe SAVAGE.

135 F viii. Annie R ISRAEL was born in Jan 1898 in NC.

136 M ix. Eamiel Wexler ISRAEL was born on 31 Jan 1899 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died in Apr 1979 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Lewis Memorial Park, Asheville, North Carolina .

Land Transaction 1925, Buncombe Co, NC Book 318 Page 517.
Land Transaction Sep 4 1928, Buncombe Co, NC Book 394 Page 41.
Power of Attorney to Richard B Ford, July 12 1978, Buncombe Co, NC Book 1199 Page 173.
SSN 239-03-9426

Eamiel married Julia BATES. Julia was born on 30 Oct 1902. She died8 in Sep 1976 in Buncombe Co, NC.

SSN 239-05-3393
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137 F x. Juanita Ida ISRAEL was born on 17 Oct 1902.

74. Thomas Clingman ISRAEL "Big Tom" (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1856 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 4 Aug 1927 in Henderson Co, NC. 1880 census says his occupation was farmer and artist. Thomas married (1) Mary Magdaline PARKER on 29 Apr 1903 in Buncombe Co, NC. Mary was born on 2 Nov 1868 in Indiana.

They had the following children:
138 F i. Elizabeth Memminger ISRAEL was born on 18 Dec 1903 in Henderson Co, NC. Elizabeth married Benjamin Joseph ISRAEL son of Thomas Maxwell ISRAEL and Ida Lee ALLISON. Benjamin was born on 8 Mar 1907 in Henderson Co, NC. He died on 25 Oct 1977 in Henderson Co, NC. He was buried in Shepherd Memorial Park.

139 M ii. Everett Milligan ISRAEL was born on 3 May 1907 in Henderson Co, NC.



Thomas married (2) Alta C (Altice) GUICE daughter of George GUICE and Amanda RUSSELL on 2 Jan 1882 in Hendersonville, NC. Alta was born in 1860 in NC.

They had the following children:

140 F iii. Nora Mae ISRAEL was born on 16 Nov 1884 in NC.



75. John D Fletcher ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 2 Apr 1859 in Buncombe Co, Avery's Creek, NC.

John married Martha James Versilla MCCARSON on 4 Aug 1876 in Buncombe Co, NC. Martha was born9 on 20 Nov 1863 in NC.

They had the following children:

141 F i. Lillie M ISRAEL was born on 12 Sep 1878 in Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co, NC. Lillie married James T DAVIS on 17 Mar 1895 in Buncombe Co, NC.

76. Mary J ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 30 Mar 1862 in NC. She died10 on 26 Apr 1935 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Methdist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Mary married William T BURNETT on 8 Nov 1883 in Buncombe Co, NC. William was born on 18 Sep 1839 in Burke Co, NC. He died on 18 Dec 1906 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Methdist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina .

They had the following children:

142 F i. Bessie Mae ISRAEL was born on 9 Apr 1879 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 2 Aug 1960.

Was living in the household of her grandfather Phillip Jasper Israel in 1880, Buncombe Co, NC.

Bessie married James Richard JUSTICE about 1899. James was born on 22 Feb 1863 in Haywood Co, NC.

143 M ii. James BURNETT.

144 M iii. Floyd BURNETT.

77. Sarah "Sallie" ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1864. She was buried in Methdist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina .

Sarah married A L MELTON.

They had the following children:

145 F i. Daisy ISRAEL was born in Jul 1893 in Buncombe Co, NC. Daisy married Tom CLAYTON.

78. Martha ISRAEL (Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 25 Dec 1864 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 31 Dec 1925 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Methdist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina .

Martha married Thomas BISHOP on 2 Oct 1886 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:

146 F i. Amelia BISHOP was born in Hot Springs, Madison Co, NC.

147 F ii. Tenny BISHOP.

148 F iii. Jenny BISHOP.

149 M iv. Elmer Liston BISHOP was born on 27 Jan 1895.

150 M v. JohnThomas BISHOP was born on 26 Sep 1897 in Buncombe Co, NC.

151 M vi. Theodore "Ted" BISHOP was born on 25 Nov 1899. He died in 1969.

152 M vii. Mitchell Charles BISHOP was born on 29 Sep 1903.

153 F viii. Mary BISHOP .

82. Chester Warren ISRAEL (Jephtha Montraville, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1867 in VA. He died on 10 Feb 1954.
Chester married Nora C STAMPER on 14 Dec 1898 in Buncombe Co, NC. Nora was born on 10 Nov 1878 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 4 Jun 1966.

They had the following children:

154 M i. Thomas Mcdougal ISRAEL was born in 1900. He died on 18 Apr 1980.

155 M ii. William Louden ISRAEL was born on 27 Dec 1901 in Buncombe Co, NC.

89. Thomas Maxwell ISRAEL (Ben Johnson, James, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in May 1870. He died on 23 Aug 1954. He was buried in Shaw's Campground Methodist Church Cemetery, Henderson County, North Carolina.

Thomas married Ida Lee ALLISON. Ida was born in Dec 1873.

They had the following children:

156 M i. Benjamin Joseph ISRAEL was born on 8 Mar 1907 in Henderson Co, NC. He died on 25 Oct 1977 in Henderson Co, NC. He was buried in Shepherd Memorial Park . Benjamin married Elizabeth Memminger ISRAEL daughter of Thomas Clingman ISRAEL and Mary Magdaline PARKER. Elizabeth was born on 18 Dec 1903 in Henderson Co, NC.

102. William Layfatte ISRAEL (Jesse T, William T, Jesse, Michael, Solomon) was born on 18 Jan 1848. He died on 6 Feb 1914 in Buncombe Co, NC.

William married Rachel Elizabeth HOWELL on 18 Jan 1872.

They had the following children:

157 M i. Zenas Watson ISRAEL was born on 29 Aug 1876. He died on 22 Aug 1956.

103. Lemuel Young ISRAEL (Jesse T, William T, Jesse, Michael, Solomon) was born on 5 Jan 1851. He died on 30 Jan 1921 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in White Rock Baptist Church, South Holimony, Buncombe Co, NC.

Lemuel and Eliza J Israel lived at Upper Hominy, Buncombe Co, NC in 1880 with 3 of their children:

Nora C 3
Nener 1
William T 8m

Lemuel married Eliza Jane WARREN on 23 Jan 1876 in Buncombe Co, NC. Eliza was born in 1853 in NC. She died on 29 Jan 1943 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in White Rock Baptist Church, South Holimony, Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:

158 F i. Cleo ISRAEL was born on 8 Nov 1876 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 3 Aug 1913.

159 F ii. Nina ISRAEL was born on 15 Jul 1878 in Buncombe Co, NC.

160 M iii. William Turner ISRAEL was born on 22 Oct 1879 in Buncombe Co, NC.

161 F iv. Anner E ISRAEL was born in May 1881.

162 M v. Grover C ISRAEL was born on 8 Aug 1884.

163 M vi. Brennus ISRAEL was born on 14 Apr 1888 in Buncombe Co, NC.

164 F vii. Altie ISRAEL was born in Oct 1893 in Buncombe Co, NC.

165 M viii. Jesse Marcell ISRAEL was born on 2 May 1896 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died11 in 1963 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Land Transaction Book 333 Page 399, Buncombe Co, NC. 1926

Jesse married Emma.

113. Robert Samuel ISRAEL (Ralph Webb, David C, Pleasant, Michael, Solomon) died12 in 1975 in Buncombe Co, NC.
Robert married Nellie CARVER.
They had the following children:

166 M i. Robert M ISRAEL died on 3 Jan 2005 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Leicester - Robert M. Israel, 84, of 1799 Bear Creek Road, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, at Mission Hospitals. Mr. Israel was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late Robert Sam and Nellie Carver Israel. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers. He served in the Navy during World War II and was retired after 45 years service with BASF/American Enka. He was a member of West Asheville Baptist Church and the Southern Appalachian Mineral Society. He is survived by his wife, Iris Sue Spivey Israel; two sisters, Reva Angel of Leicester and Sue Miller of Greenville, S.C.; and a brother and sister-in-law ,Gay and Shirley Israel of Leicester. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. James H. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Nephews will be pallbearers.His family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Published: 2005-01-06


167 M ii. Frank R ISRAEL was born on 16 Jun 1922 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 4 Apr 2004 in Kalkaska, Michigan. He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.


Candler - Frank Ray Israel, 81, formerly of Candler, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, in Kalkaska, Mich. Mr. Israel was born June 16, 1922, in Buncombe County to the late Robert Sam and Nellie Carver Israel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Clark Israel, who died July 21, 2000, three brothers and two sisters.He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was retired from B.A.S.F. of Wyandotte, Mich., after 30 years. He was a member of New Morgan Hill Baptist Church in Candler until moving to Kalkaska in August 2000, where he attended the Kalkaska Church of Christ. Surviving are his daughter, Sheila Ann Tweed and her husband, J.C., of Candler; son, David Israel and his wife, Nanette, of Kalkaska; six grandchildren, Lisa Marie Israel, David John Israel, Lyndsay Jean Israel, Frank Oliver Israel, Rachel Massie and Ashley Burgess; six great-grandchildren; and his brothers and sisters, Reva Angel, Robert Israel and his wife, Sue, and Gay Israel and his wife, Shirley, all of Leicester and Sue Miller of Greenville, S.C. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Roy Houston, Hubert Price and Charles Sprinkle officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Memorials may be made to New Morgan Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 370 Case Cove Road, Candler, NC 28715 or Alzheimers Association, 31 College Place, Suite D320, Asheville, NC 28801. Published: 2004-04-08

Frank married Lucille CLARK.

Sources

1. Register of Deeds, Book 16 Page 1537.
2. Register of Deeds, Book 27 Page 1134.
3. Register of Deeds, Book 10 Page 705.
4. Marriage .Marriage of Buncombe Co. 1851-1899 by : Lillian Ledbetter Stump.
5. Register of Deeds, Book 8 Page 332. Father listed as Geo Grice.
6. Register of Deeds, Book 35 Page 1032. Father listed as Wexler Israel.
7. Register of Deeds, Book 15 Page 1370. Father listed as Wexler Israel.
8. Register of Deeds, Book 63 Page 1550. Father listed as Jim Bates.
9. 1880 Census.1880 Buncombe Co, Avery's Creek.
10. Register of Deeds, Book 22 Page 1050. Father listed as Jasper Israel.
11. Register of Deeds, Book 50 Page 887. Father listed as L Y Israel.
12. Register of Deeds, Book 62 Page 924. Parent listed as Ralph W Israel Sr.


115. Josella ISRAEL (Erastus R "Rat", Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 12 Nov 1876. She died on 27 Mar 1948 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Methodist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, North Carolina .

Josella married David Emory BAKER on 26 Mar 1900 in Buncombe Co, NC. David was born on 27 Mar 1872.

They had the following children:

168 F i. Corda Mae BAKER was born on 26 May 1901 in Buncombe Co, NC.

169 F ii. Carice Ida BAKER was born on 12 Mar 1903.

170 M iii. Edgar Allen BAKER was born on 1 Feb 1906.

171 M iv. David Everett BAKER Sr was born on 4 Nov 1907.

172 M v. William Roosovelt BAKER was born on 1 Nov 1909.

173 F vi. Annie Jerusha BAKER was born on 11 Oct 1911.

174 F vii. Bertha Ella BAKER was born on 6 Oct 1913.

118. Claudia F ISRAEL (Erastus R "Rat", Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in Sep 1883. She died on 13 May 1932 in Henderson Co, NC.

Claudia married C Neal BALDWIN on 23 Mar 1908.

They had the following children:

175 M i. Tom BALDWIN. Tom and his wife were killed in a car accident.

176 M ii. Walter BALDWIN .

126. Charles Wilburn KYLE (Harlow Clercy ISRAEL, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 20 Apr 1887 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 13 May 1972 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Methodist Church Cemetery, Avery's Creek, North Carolina.

Charles married Dessie Haseltine LANCE . Dessie was born on 7 Apr 1890.

They had the following children:

177 M i. James Franklin KYLE was born on 14 May 1909. James married (1) Mattie TALLENT on 24 Mar 1935. James married (2) Ethel Harris OWEN on 6 Apr 1937.

178 M ii. Marvin Olive KYLE was born on 6 Oct 1911. Marvin married Lillie GAPERSON on 5 Sep 1936.

179 F iii. Kathleen Clercy KYLE was born on 31 Aug 1913. Kathleen married (1) Henry CREASMAN on 24 Feb 1935. The marriage ended in divorce. Kathleen married (2) W V ELROD on 23 Aug 1946.

180 F iv. Estelle Hattie KYLE was born on 29 Mar 1915.

Estelle married Clyde S LONG on 12 May 1941.

181 F v. Tennie Corrine KYLE was born on 4 Sep 1917. Tennie married (1) Harvey WILSON on 24 Nov 1935. Tennie married (2) Robert TALLENT.

182 F vi. Clara Jane KYLE was born on 31 May 1919.

From the author of "The Children of Israel", by Kenneth Israel: On 18 November 1936, she married Buddy Luther. On 7 November 1941, she married Orville Von Reagon. He is a restaurant owner in Tennessee. Clara has five children and this writer is not sure which husband was the father.

Clara married (1) Buddy LUTHER on 18 Nov 1936.
Clara married (2) Orville VON REAGON.

183 F vii. Lena Evelyn KYLE was born on 11 Sep 1922. Lena married Roy DAVIS on 16 Jul 1936.

184 F viii. Allie Vernezia KYLE was born on 2 Mar 1925. Allie married Earl GAPERSON on 20 Jun 1942.

129. Paul Henry ISRAEL (Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 26 Sep 1879 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 18 Jan 1908 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried at Alexander's Chapel, near Weaverville, North Carolina.

Paul married Daisy Lee JUMP daughter of Zacharias Taylor JUMP and Harriet Elisa on 9 Jul 1899 in Buncombe Co, NC. Daisy was born on 21 Jun 1882. She died1 on 10 Oct 1922 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried2 in Turkey Creek Church, Buncombe Co, NC.

Daisy Jump Israel and Mary Irene Israel, Pauline Helen Israel. Photo provided by Ida Mae Banks Pate, daughter of Gaither and Pauline Israel Banks.


They had the following children:
185 F i. Mary Irene ISRAEL was born on 23 Oct 1903. She died on 26 Apr 1974.

186 F ii. Pauline Helen ISRAEL was born on 18 Feb 1907. She died on 8 Nov 2000.

130. Clay Oakley ISRAEL (Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 11 Nov 1883 in NC. He died3 on 25 Sep 1960 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Henderson County, North Carolina.

Clay married (1) Rachael Lavinia GADDY on 26 Apr 1903 in Buncombe Co, NC. Rachael was born in 1883 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:

187 F i. Jesse Victoria ISRAEL was born on 16 Feb 1904. Jesse married Hugh WILSON.

188 M ii. Clarence William ISRAEL. Clarence married Alma Elizabeth WORLEY.

189 M iii. Ernest ISRAEL.

Clay married (2) Daisy WILLIS daughter of Davis WILLIS on 18 Nov 1931 in Buncombe Co, NC. Daisy died4 in 1974 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Henderson Co, NC.

131. George Meyer ISRAEL (Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in Oct 1891.

George married Hassie WHITMIRE daughter of Edward WHITMIRE on 1 Sep 1921 in Transylvania Co, NC. Hassie died on 3 Dec 1951 in Transylvania Co, NC. She was buried in Whitmire Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina.

They had the following children:
190 F i. Eva Helen ISRAEL was born on 18 Jun 1922 in Transylvania Co, NC. Eva married Fred Allen DUCKETT. Eva died 20 Jan 2006.

Eva Helen Israel Duckett, 83, of Asheville, died on Friday, January 20, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital Campus following an extended illness.

She was born on June 18, 1922 in Rosman, the daughter of George Meyer and Hassie Whitmire Israel. She graduated from Rosman High School in 1939 as salutatorian of her class and was a member of the varsity basketball team. She graduated from Asheville College, formerly Asheville Normal and Teachers College, with a BS degree in elementary education and from the University of Virginia with a masters degree in supervision and administration.

She spent 35 years in public school education and retired as supervisor of elementary education for the Frederick County Virginia Schools. She was a former member and officer of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international organization for Key Women Educators. She was a member of Asheville Normal and Teachers College Alumnae where she served as president and in other offices. She was also a member and officer in music clubs and Quota Clubs in Virginia and North Carolina as well as Colonial Literary Club.

She was married to Fred A. Duckett for 62 happy years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Joyce Duckett Gibson, and her husband, Bob, of Siler City; grandsons, Gregory, of Kauhajoki, Finland; David, and his wife, Melissa, of Waxhaw; Michael, of Hickam AFB Hawaii; and two great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Kathryn Gibson, of Waxhaw. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Albert Meyer Israel.

She has been a member of the First Baptist Church, Asheville, since 1985, where she served as a Sunday School teacher for 20 years, deacon, Jubilee Choir member, and on numerous committees and mission organizations.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Asheville with the Reverend Dr. Guy Sayles, pastor, and staff officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. A committal service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Music Department, First Baptist Church of Asheville, 5 Oak Street, Asheville, N.C. 28801 or to Mountain Area Hospice P. O. Box 5779, Asheville, N.C. 28813. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brigman's Funeral Services in Black Mountain.


Asheville - Fred Allen Duckett, 86, formerly of 11 Wendy Lane, Asheville, NC, died on April 28, 2007, in Siler City, NC following an extended illness.

Mr. Duckett was born on April 10, 1921 in the Bee Tree section of Swannanoa, the 5th child and 2nd son of William Ernest and Amanda Lovin Duckett. He graduated in 1938 from Swannanoa High School as valedictorian of his class. After employment at Beacon Manufacturing Company he volunteered for service in the Army Air Corp. His overseas service was in China-Burma-India with the 14th Air Force. The 14th Air Force was the outgrowth of the Old Flying Tigers under the command of General Claire Chennault. He flew 34 combat missions on B-24 Liberators with the 375th Bomb Squadron, 308th Bomb Group. He and his crew survived one crash and emergency parachute jump over the Himalayas, commonly known as "The Hump". For this service he was awarded, along with several other medals, the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. He is a graduate of Furman University where he ranked 2nd in his class. He entered the Christian Ministry in 1948 and was ordained by the First Baptist Church of Central, S.C. on February 6, 1949. He attended Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and was in the first graduating class at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, where he served as President of the student body. He did additional work at the School of Pastoral Care at NC Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem and the Veterans Administration Chaplains School in St. Louis, MO. After serving pastorates in South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia, he became a Chaplain at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia where he served for 20 years, the last seven as Chief of Chaplains.

Mr. Duckett was married to the former Eva Helen Israel of Rosman, NC, an educator in the public schools for 35 years. They were married for 62 years before her death on January 20, 2006. He has been a member of First Baptist Church of Asheville, NC since 1985, where he served as teacher of the Men's Fellowship Class for 18 years, deacon, a member of the Jubilee Choir and a member of numerous committees. He was former member of Civitan Club and American Legion.

Survivors are a daughter Joyce Duckett Gibson of Siler City and her husband Bob, 3 grandsons, Gregory of Kauhajoki, Finland, David and wife Melissa of Waxhaw, NC and Michael of Owings Mills, MD, 2 great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Kathryn of Waxhaw, sisters Elsie Duckett Elliott of Winston-Salem and Ruby Duckett Edwards of Swannanoa. He was predeceased by his parents, 3 sisters, Pearl Duckett Adams, Hazel Belle Duckett and Helen Duckett Lentz and 2 brothers, W. Paul Duckett and Carl E. Duckett.

The committal service with military honors will be held at the Chapel of the Western NC Veterans Cemetery at Black Mountain at 10:00 a.m. on May 10th with Dr. Guy Sayles and Rev. Edgar Ferrell officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Asheville with Dr. Sayles, Pastor and Rev. Donna Painter presiding. Visitation for family and friends will follow the service.

Memorials may be made to World Hunger or Faith You Can See, First Baptist Church, 5 Oak Plaza, Asheville, NC.


191 M ii. Albert Meyer ISRAEL was born on 4 Dec 1924. He died on 11 Jul 2004.

132. Mamie ISRAEL (Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 16 Oct 1892 in Hendersonville, Henderson Co, NC. She died5 on 8 Jul 1929 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was poison.
Mamie married Charles Henry HUDSON son of Elliot HUDSON and Hester BURNETTE on 26 Oct 1913 in Henderson Co, NC.

They had the following children:

192 M i. Henry Edward "Bud" HUDSON was born on 6 Oct 1915. He died on 11 Apr 1991.

137. Juanita Ida ISRAEL (Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 17 Oct 1902 in Henderson Co, NC.

Juanita married (1) Thomas CHRISTENBERRY.

Juanita married (2) George Lee CHANDLER on 21 Oct 1921 in Buncombe Co, NC. George was born 1903, the son of Isaac Newton Chandler and died 15 Sept 1951, Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:

193 F i. Alice CHANDLER. Alice married George SMITH.

154. Thomas Mcdougal ISRAEL (Chester Warren, Jephtha Montraville, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1900 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 18 Apr 1980 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Thomas married Evelyn HOLLAND.

They had the following children:

194 M i. Thomas McDougal ISRAEL II was born in 1939. He died on 20 Jun 2005.

195 M ii. Donald Warren ISRAEL.

196 F iii. Margaret ISRAEL .

157. Zenas Watson ISRAEL (William Layfatte, Jesse T, William T, Jesse, Michael, Solomon) was born on 29 Aug 1876. He died6 on 22 Aug 1956 in Buncombe Co, NC.
Zenas married Zora Elona GREEN. Zora died7 in 1960 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Zenas and Zora had the following children:

197 M i. Jerry J ISRAEL. Jerry married Anna LIZAK. Anna was born on 19 Oct 1919 in Czechoslovakia. She died on 24 Aug 2005 in Titusville, FL.

Titusville, Fla. - Anna L. Israel, a loving wife and mother of Titusville, Fla., and Asheville, N.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005. Anna was born in Czechoslovakia and came to America on the Queen Mary at the age of 15. She is survived by her devoted husband, Jerry, of 61 years; son, Robert-Gregory (Norma) of Orlando, Fla.; daughter, Elona (Jim) Henry of West Palm Beach, Fla.; sister, Mary Behling of Mt. Joy, Pa.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Local services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of St. Francis, 1250-B Grumman Place, Titusville, FL 32780. Published: 2005-08-27

Candler - Services celebrating the life of Anna Lizak Israel of Titusville, Fla., and Candler, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church in Candler. After a brief memorial service in the sanctuary, the celebration will continue in Sue Wren Howell Fellowship Hall of the church. Born on Oct. 19, 1919, in Czechoslovakia, she died Aug. 24, 2005, in Titusville. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Israel; son, Gregory Robert Israel and his wife, Norma; daughter, Elona Israel Henry and her husband, James Henry; sister, Mary Behling; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery, 25A Heather Way, Candler, NC 28715. Published: 2005-09-16


Sources

1. Register of Deeds, Book 9 Page 1235.Buncombe Co, NC.
2. Death Certificate.
3. Register of Deeds, Book 47 Page 744. Father listed as Wexler Israel.
4. Register of Deeds, Book 61 Page 1780, 26 May 2005.
5. Register of Deeds, Book 16 Page 519. Father listed as E W Israel.
6. Register of Deeds, Book 43 Page 931. Parent listed as William Israel.
7. Register of Deeds, Book 47 Page 1473. Parent listed as Jerry W Green.


185. Mary Irene ISRAEL (Paul H, Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 23 Oct 1903 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died1 on 26 Apr 1974 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Carcinoma, breast. She was buried on 28 Apr 1974 in Pleasant Grove Union Church Cemetery, Buncombe County, North Carolina .

Mary married Julius Marion PARKER son of David PARKER on 24 Jun 1923 in Buncombe Co, NC. Julius was born on 25 Feb 1896. He died2 in Apr 1975 in Buncombe Co, NC.

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Julius and Mary had the following children:

198 F i. Almeta PARKER.

199 F ii. Marion PARKER.

200 M iii. Robert C PARKER.

201 M iv. Raymond Israel PARKER died3 in 1973 in Buncombe Co, NC.

186. Pauline Helen ISRAEL (Paul H, Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 18 Feb 1907 in NC. She died on 8 Nov 2000 in Winston-Salem, NC. She was buried on 11 Nov 2000 in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.

Pauline Helen Israel Baby Photo. Photo was provided by Ida Mae Banks Pate, daughter of Gaither and Pauline Israel Banks.

Before Pauline passed away one of her daughters had her write something about her life. We have a copy. Pauline was my husband's maternal Grandmother. Pauline stated that her Daddy(Paul Henry Israel) died when she was 11 months old. She also stated that her Daddy was a railroad man.

Obit
Banks
Pauline I Banks, formely of Asheville, died Nov 8, 2000, in Winston-Salem. Mrs Banks has resided in Walkertown since 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaither Banks, son, Jr Banks and daughter Wanda Edwards of Erwin, Tenn. Survivors include sons, Donald Banks of Walkertown and Larry Banks of Thomasville; daughters, Ida Mae Pate of Kernersville, Ava Lee Spangler of Walkertown, Shirley Gosnell of Hickory and Gail Gray of Dayton, Tenn, 25 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 2000, at Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville conducted by George W Gray. The family will receive frinds Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hanes-Lineberry Pierce Chapel in Kernersville and other times at 1294 Micol Lane, Kernerville.

Obituary, The Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times: Walkertown - Pauline Israel Banks, formerly of Asheville, died November 8, 2000 in Winston-Salem. Mrs. Banks had resided in Walkertown since 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaither Banks; son Junior Banks; and daughter Wanda Edwards of Erwin, Tennessee. Survivors include sons Donald Banks of Walkertown and Larry Banks of Thomasville; daughters Ida Mae Pate of Kernersville, Alva Lee Spangler of Walkertown, Shirley Gosnell of Hickory and Gail Gray of Dayton, Tennessee; 25 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. The graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Green Hills Cemetery in Asheville conducted by George W. Gray. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hanes-Lineberry Pierce Chapel in Kernersville, and other times at 1294 Micol Lane, Kernersville.

Pauline married Gaither Berry BANKS son of Goldman Bryson BANKS and Harriet Eliza MAYNOR in 1924 in NC. Gaither was born on 10 Feb 1892 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 13 Feb 1971 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried on 16 Feb 1971 in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.

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Gaither was married twice. Have not found record of either marriage. 05/2005. Possible child was born to first marriage. No proof. Story told by daughter Shirley. She does not know details.

Birth date from Social Security Death Index. Listed as Berry Banks. 1900 census Buncombe Co., NC. ED 148, p 3. Big Ivy Twp. Gaither Banks, WM 8, b. Feb 1892, b. NC, parents b. NC. Living w/parents.

1910 census Buncombe Co., NC. ED 10, p 14. Asheville. 449 Pearsons Dr. Gayther Banks, WM 18, machinist, casket factory, b. NC, parents b. NC. Living w/parents.

1920 census Buncombe Co., NC. ED 14, p 6. Asheville. 430 Pearson Dr. Gaither B. Banks, WM 26, divorced, lumber dresser, furniture factory, b. NC, parents b. NC. Living w/mother.

Social Security Death Index indicates card issued in North Carolina and living in vicinity of Hickory, NC in year of death.

Gaither was married to his first wife between 1910 and 1920. Myrtle D Banks b. 1912 d 1914 Father G B Banks book 1 page 550. Was this a child of Gaither's by his first marriage?


Photo of Pauline Helen Israel Banks and her children. I believe this was her 90th birthday.

Gaither and Pauline had the following children that are deceased (They had 8 children, 3 sons and 5 daughters):

202 M i. Junior Gaither BANKS was born on 25 Sep 1925. He died on 27 Aug 1995.

204 F iii. Wandia Larue BANKS was born on 6 Nov 1927. She died on 6 Jul 1990.


191. Albert Meyer ISRAEL (George Meyer, Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 4 Dec 1924 in Transylvania Co, NC. He died on 11 Jul 2004 in Transylvania Co, NC. He was buried in G.W. Whitmire Cemetery, Brevard, Transylvania Co, NC.

Name: Albert M. Israel
SSN: 244-24-7214
Last Residence: 28772 Rosman, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States of America
Born: 4 Dec 1924
Died: 11 Jul 2004
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951 )


Brevard - Albert Meyer Israel, 79, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 11, 2004. He was the son of the late George Meyer and Hassie Whitmire Israel. He was a lifelong resident of Transylvania County, a World War II veteran and retired in 1987 from Ecusta after 38 years of service. He was a very supportive member of Zion Baptist Church in Rosman and served in various roles during his lifetime. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ila Stophel Israel and his three children, Chester and wife, Sandra Israel, of East Fork, Kent Israel of Rosman and Anita and husband, Michael Bezera, of Raleigh; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Brittany, Justin, Jessica and Olivia Israel; and sister, Eva and husband, Fred Duckett, of Asheville.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in the G.W. Whitmire Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Brevard American Legion and VFW. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home. Published: 2004-07-13 Citizen Times, Asheville, NC.


Note*** Mrs Ila Stophel Israel promised to send more data on the Israel family in 2006 but hasn't as of 1/14/2007. Basicaly she wanted me to remove Albert's information so she promised to send information so I would.

Albert married Ila STOPHEL in 1952.

They had the following children:

210 M i. Chester ISRAEL.

211 M ii. Kent ISRAEL.

212 F iii. Anita ISRAEL. Anita married Michael BEZERA.

192. Henry Edward "Bud" HUDSON (Mamie ISRAEL, Edwin Wexler, Phillip Jasper, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born on 6 Oct 1915 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 11 Apr 1991 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Henry married (1) Molly ALBRITTON daughter of Charlie ALBRITTON and Essie DOUTHIT on 4 May 1940 in Hopkinsville, KY.

They had the following children:

213 M i. Charlie Albritton HUDSON was born on 18 Oct 1943.

214 F ii. Nan Boyd HUDSON was born on 31 Jul 1951 in Hopkinsville, KY. Nan married (1) Gil SEIFER in Carefree, AZ. Nan married (2) Newell WOODWARD on 14 Sep 1974 in Hopkinsville, KY.

Henry married (2) Jean Schneider Stewart HENNARD in 1977.

194. Thomas McDougal ISRAEL II (Thomas Mcdougal, Chester Warren, Jephtha Montraville, Jane, Johnson, Michael, Solomon) was born in 1939 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died4 on 20 Jun 2005 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Asheville - Thomas McDougall Israel II, 66, of Asheville, died Monday, June 20, 2005, in a local hospital. A native of Asheville, he was the son of Thomas McDougall and Evelyn Holland Israel. A graduate of Clemson University, he was an active, supportive alumnus. Tom worked with wood products throughout his life, traveling extensively in that industry. During the last 25 years he was an account executive with Borden Chemicals. In the last year-and-a-half, he endeavored to have a fun, productive retirement. Tom was an avid fly fisherman, often fishing local trout streams and ventured to the waters of Canada, Alaska, Colorado, Montana and Yellowstone with his two sons. His love of the outdoors led him to volunteer as a ranger at Mount Mitchell. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church where he served as depositor and usher. He was also a member of the Country Club of Asheville, where he loved to spend time playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Mary Krause Israel; two sons, Thomas McDougall Israel III and his wife, Whitney Coleman Israel, and William Frederic Israel and his wife, Ashley Witt Israel, of Asheville; brother, Donald Warren Israel of Mars Hill; brother-in-law, William Shephard Krause of Asheville; sister, Margaret Israel Mills of Kernersville; and two grandsons, Hayden William Israel and Thomas Alpheus Israel, soon to be born. The family feels truly blessed by the love and spiritual support of the clergy, friends, and the incredible staff of the Neuro-Trama Center at Mission Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Grace Episcopal Church with the Rev. William Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends at their home following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, 871 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804. Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave., is in charge of arrangements. Published: 2005-06-23

Thomas married Mary KRAUSE.

They had the following children:

215 M i. Thomas McDougal ISRAEL III. Thomas married Whitney COLEMAN.

216 M ii. William Frederic ISRAEL . William married5 Ashley Michelle WITT in 2004 in Buncombe Co, NC.


Sources

1. Register of Deeds, Book 61 Page 673.
2. Register of Deeds, Book 62 Page 714.
3. Register of Deeds, Book 60 Page 95, 22 Apr 2005.
4. Register of Deeds, Book 92 Page 1392. Parent listed as Thomas McDougall.
5. Register of Deeds, Book 137 Page 616.
6. SSDIndex.
1880 Census Israel

Ancestor chart showing relationship to my husband.
Solomon Israel
Michael Israel
Johnson Israel
Jane Israel (never married)
Phillip Jasper Israel
Edwin Wexler Israel
Paul Israel
Pauline Helen Israel
Living Banks
my husband

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