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TO REV. JOHN HENRY HAMPTON'S PLACE



Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

John Henry Hampton** b Oct 1851 Buncombe CO, NC d 21 May 1927 Grandview, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - Baptist preacher and farmer
photo # 1 and 2 of John Henry & Phoeba Jane (Roberts) Hampton
photo # 3 of John Henry & Phoeba Jane (Roberts) Hampton
John Henry Hampton's obituary
Rev. John H. Hampton, first preacher of Mt Nebo Baptist Church, Cherokee CO, NC
Grandpa Hampton's Solitary Walk from Grandview, NC to Liberty Hill in McMinn County, TN by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
son of Rev. Tilman H. & Sarah L. (Shope/Shoap) Hampton*** of Young Cane, Union CO, GA, then Nottla Township, Cherokee CO, NC, and later of Christian CO, MO

m 13 Apr 1873 Cherokee CO, NC, at Reason Roberts', with T. H. Hampton, Ozena Hampton, and Susan E. Roberts as witnesses, solemnized by William A. Cobb, MG, TO

Phoeba Jane Roberts** b Nov 1846 Cherokee CO, NC d 1 May 1929 Grandview, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
photo of Phoeba Jane (Roberts) Hampton in old age
Phoeba Jane Hampton's obituary
Grandma Hampton's Visit to Liberty Hill by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
dau of Reason Roberts*** & Mary M. "Polly" Allen*** of Beaverdam Township, Cherokee CO, NC

issue:
1(M) William "Bill" H. Hampton b 15 Mar 1874 Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC d 6 May 1957 Athens, McMinn CO, TN
photo of Uncle Bill Hampton
m 26 Dec 1897 Cherokee CO, NC at George Dockery's home, by W. R. B. Bell, JP, wit: N. Bryson, George Dockery, & ___ Dockery, TO
Nancy Jane Woody b 10 May 1878 NC d 5 Aug 1964 Athens, McMinn CO, TN

2(F) Mary S. Melissa "Lis" Hampton b 12 Apr 1871 (per tombstone; per 1880 census 1875) Cherokee CO, NC d 14 Sep 1940 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 2 May 1894 Cherokee CO, NC TO
John Baylias/Bayless Brannon b Feb 1871 Cherokee CO, NC d Monroe CO, TN buried Conasauga Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN

3(M) James Wesley "Bob" Hampton* b 13 Mar 1879 Cherokee CO, NC d 3 Dec 1960 McMinn CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
m (1) 18 Apr 1900 Cherokee CO, NC by W. R. B. Bell, JP, TO
America "Merky" Sevilla Davis* b 14 Oct 1882 Cherokee CO, NC d 15 Aug 1932 Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
Bob and Merky Hampton family photo
m (2) 29 Jan 1939 McMinn CO, TN by Joe Taylor, JP TO
Minnie Crocker b ca 1889 TN (lived at Etowah & Niota, McMinn CO, TN) d TX?

4(F) Sarah Ann Hampton b 15 Sep 1880 [per tombstone 1876] Cherokee CO, NC d 11 Dec 1980 buried Flat Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijay, Gilmer CO, GA
photo of Aunt Sarah Ann (Hampton) Allen
m 15 Apr 1898 Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC TO
William Webster "Web" Allen b15 Jul 1875 Cherokee CO, NC d 22 Feb 1958 buried Flat Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijay, Gilmer CO, GA

5(M) Frank D. Hampton b Mar 1881 Cherokee CO, NC d 1964 buried South Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN
photo of Uncle Frank Hampton
m (1) 14 Feb 1904 Cherokee CO, NC by E. A. Deweese, MG, TO
Rachel Ella "Eller" Davis b 28 May 1885 d 15 Jun 1921 [per tombstone; per dc 1918] buried Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
photo of Uncle Frank & Aunt Eller with her twin brother
m (2) 17 June 1919 Monroe CO, TN TO
Mrs. Nellie Arzada "Zedie" (Cole) Payne (widow of Duke Payne) b 1 Jan 1898 Monroe CO, TN d 29 Apr 1989 Englewood, McMinn CO, TN buried South Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN

6(F) Frances Arabella Martha Miranda Lucinda Clementine Spaude Hampton b 15 Nov 1884 Cherokee CO, NC d 17 Apr 1963 TN
photo of Aunt Spaude & Bud Graves
photo of Spaude with her children
photo of Spaude (Hampton) Graves in later years
m 27 Dec 1903 by USG Phillips, JP Cherokee CO, NC TO
General Harrison "Bud" Graves b 15 Apr 1881 Cherokee CO, NC d 9 Apr 1941 Tellico Plains, Monroe CO, TN

7(F) Lelia "Leeler" Mae Hampton b 15 May 1885 Cherokee CO, NC d 20 Oct 1968 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (1) 11 Feb 1903 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Robert Ervin Allen b 1881 NC d 1951 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (2) 7 Apr 1959 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Claude Garrett b 15 Mar 1885 d 17 Jul 1970 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

8(F) Westener Roena "Een" or "Teen" Hampton b Apr 1890 NC d 26 May 1985 buried Faines Cemetery, Calhoun, Gordon CO, GA
photo Alf & Roena (Hampton) Cook & two children
m 26 May 1906 Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC TO
Marcus Alfred "Alf" Cook b Feb 1885 d buried Faines Cemetery, Calhoun, Gordon CO, GA

Appreciation is due the following: Aunt Gussie (Hampton) Ervin (deceased), Mary Lee Farmer, Bill Allen (deceased), Joyce (Hampton) Burkett, Crissy (Graves) Hamby, Rose (Everhart) Taylor, and most of all my mother, Beulah (Cline) Nipper, without whose help this never would have begun!

*** great-great-great-grandparents &
** great-great-grandparents &
* great-grandparents of Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

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