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TO REV. TILMAN HAMPTON'S PLACE



Buncombe CO, NC,
later Young Cane, Union CO, GA,
later Nottla Township, Cherokee CO, NC,
and last of Clever, Christian CO, MO

Family Group of

Tilman H. Hampton* b 5 Nov 1823 NC d 12 Jul 1913 Christian CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
occupation - preacher and farmer
military service - SGT, Company H, 35th NC Infantry, CSA
photo of Rev. Tilman H. Hampton's tombstone
son of -

m (1) ca 1848 (Buncombe CO?) NC TO
Sarah L. Shoap / Shope* b ca 1829 NC d ca 1861 - 1864 probably in Union CO, GA
[NOTE: There is NO PROOF for Sarah's middle name. Be wary of spurious Ancestry.com trees and Find a Grave.com which is replete with misinformation.]
dau of

m (2) 4 Sep 1865 Union CO, GA by W. G. R. Rogers, MG TO
Rebecca Leona (Cobb) Little (Peter Little's widow) b 27 Sep 1832 Burke CO, NC d 29 Jan 1916 Clever, Lincoln Township, Christian CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Rebecca Hampton's death certificate
dau of Rev. William Alfred & Charlotte (Henson) Cobb of Union CO, GA & later Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC

issue: (#1 - 7 by his 1st marriage)
1(M) James Madison Hampton b 6 Apr 1849 Buncombe CO, NC d per dc 13 Nov 1924 Isabella, Polk CO, TN buried Mt Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Hothouse Community, Cherokee CO, NC
m 25 Dec 1867 Union CO, GA by Rev. William A. Cobb TO
Elizabeth Melissa Brown b 10 Jan 1853 Union CO, GA d 28 Dec 1935 buried Mt Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Hothouse Community, Cherokee CO, NC

2(M) John Henry Hampton** b Oct 1851 Buncombe CO, NC d 21 May 1927 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
Grandpa Hampton's obituary
Grandpa John Henry Hampton's death certificate
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 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
Grandma Hampton's obituary
Grandma Jane Hampton's death certificate

3(F) Ozena Matilda Hampton b 22 Jun 1852 (twin to #4) GA d 29 Mar 1936 Notla, Cherokee CO, NC [per dc] buried Notla Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m before 1880 TO
Leonard Olvey b ca 1809 Wilkes CO, NC d 1890

4(F) Bethena Marilda Hampton b 22 Jun 1852 GA (twin to #3) [per dc b 6 Sep 1852; per tombstone 1854] d 27 May 1932 Clever, Christian CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Aunt Bethena King's death certificate
m TO
C. Lafayette King b 1856 d 1900 buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO

5(F) Martha Hampton b 25 Jan 1856 (twin to #6) GA d 10 Jan 1957 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC buried Reid's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 15 Feb 1874 Cherokee CO, NC by R. Deaver, Mag, TO
Jesse Harbon Reed b ca 1853 d (probably buried at Reid's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery without tombstone)

6(F) Mary Hampton b 25 Jan 1856 (twin to #5) GA d 14 Nov 1939 buried Pleasant Hope Cemetery, Rome, Floyd CO, GA
Aunt Mary Stamey's obituary
m 22 Dec 1875 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Peter Andrew Stamey b 1854 NC d 1942 buried Pleasant Hope Cemetery, Rome, Floyd CO, GA

7(F) Nancy Louvina Hampton b 7 Feb 1859 NC d 12 Feb 1937 Clever, Christain CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Aunt Nancy Little's obituary
Aunt Nancy Little's death certificate
m TO
Daniel "Dan" Little b 27 June 1846 GA d 31 May 1929 Lincoln Township, Christain CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
military service - Pvt, Company K, 12 TN Cav, USA
Daniel Little's death certificate

issue: (#8 - 13 by his 2nd marriage)
8(F) Emma "Emmer" Luvada Hampton b 11 June 1866 [per dc; per tombstone 1867] GA d 5 June 1954 Clever, Christian CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Aunt Emmer Turner's obituary
Aunt Emma Turner's death certificate
m 30 May 1885 Union CO, GA [her surname erroneously listed as Hamilton] (divorced per 1910 & 1920 censuses) TO
Bynam Lee Turner b 7 June 1865 NC d 7 Apr 1943 buried Fires Creek Cemetery, Hayesville, Clay CO, NC

9(M) William L. Hampton b 14 Sep 1868 Union CO, GA d 4 Jul 1967 buried Mountain View Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb CO, GA
(occupation - Methodist minister in Marietta, GA)
Uncle Will Hampton's obituary
m ca 1893 TO
Sarah E. Isabell Low b 1877 d 1964 Mountain View Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb CO, GA

10(M) Joseph "Joe" Wesley Hampton b 3 Mar 1870 Union CO, GA d 14 Nov 1948 Springfield, Greene CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
(occupation - school teacher in Cherokee CO, NC & Christian CO, MO)
Uncle Joe Hampton's obituary
Uncle Joe Hampton's death certificate
m (1) 1899 TO
Martha "Mollie" Little b Jul 1873 GA d after 1900
m (2) 9 Feb 1913 TO
Blanche O. Pritchard b 7 Jul 1882 [per tombstone; per dc 1883] Neosho, MO d 12 Jun 1954 Springfield, Greene CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Blanche O. Hampton's death certificate

11(M) Marshall "Mars" Rufus Hampton b 14 Oct 1872 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC d 23 Jul 1961 Springfield, Greene CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Uncle Mars Hampton's death certificate
m TO (widowed by 1910)
Mollie J. _____ b Jul 1873 d before 1910

12(F) Susan "Susie" Anna Hampton b 3 Jan 1874 NC d 10 Feb 1937 Brookline Township, Greene CO, MO buried Wise Hill Cemetery, Christian CO, MO
Aunt Susie Abbott's obituary
Aunt Susie Abbott's death certificate
m (1) 29 Jan 1905 Union CO, GA by C. H. Curtis, MG TO (but widowed by 1910)
Howard Madison W. Buckner b NC d Sep 1907
m (2) 24 Aug 1923 Marionville, Lawrence CO, MO by Ed Bruck, MG TO
John F. Abbott b d after 1937

13(M) Turley Alfred Hampton b 20 Jan 1879 NC d 28 Nov 1961 Montrose, Mo, CO buried Grandview Cemetery Montrose Co, CO
occupation - hunter of predatory animals for US govt.
m (1) Christian CO, MO? TO (but widowed by 1910 census)
_____ _____ b d by 1910 census
m (2) 23 Apr 1921 Springfield, Greene CO, MO TO
Alma Jane Wolfe b 10 Sep 1900 Springfield, Greene CO, MO d 19 June 1994 Montrose, Montrose Co, CO buried Grandview Cemetery Montrose Co, CO
Aunt Alma Hampton's obituary

[NOTE: According to census records, Rebecca (Cobb) Little had three children by her first marriage. They include Sarah Jane Little b 7 Aug 1857 GA d 31 Mar 1931 m. 15 Aug 1880 Union CO, GA to James B. Rhodes (b 16 Apr 1857 d 21 Apr 1894) both buried Wise Hill Cemetery in Christian CO, MO, and Melvina "Vina" K. Little b ca 1859 GA m. Edwin K. Wolfe, and Julia F. Little b 1860 GA. Tilman, Rebecca, Marshall, Susan, and Turley Hampton moved to Christian CO, MO about 1904 according to information in Margaret (Walker) Freel's history.]

Thanks to the following for help: Ron Wilson, Mary Lee Farmer, Joyce Burkett, Betty Cook, Bill Allen (deceased), Eugene Hampton, Ronald Lamb, former Murphy, NC postmaster, Edwina Williams, Carol Tindall, Jerold White, Randy Hampton, Mabel Phillips and Mary Spurgeon, (the latter two former volunteers for the Christian CO, MO Homepage of TNGenWeb)!

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

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