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Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of
William C. Hampton b 31 Mar 1852 Buncombe CO, NC d 20 Nov 1936 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - operated a little country store at Unaka & first postmaster of Unaka P. O., originated 28 Aug 1890
son of Turley Hampton & Sabrina Parker of Harshaw Plantation, Cherokee CO, NC

m ca 1874 TO

Eliza C. Blackwell b 6 May 1844 NC d 24 Dec 1909 Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
dau of

1(M) John Fulton Hampton b 1875 Cherokee CO, NC d 26 Dec 1960 buried Zena Cemetery, Grove, Delaware CO, OK
[NOTE: He moved to Grove, Delaware CO, OK ca 1903 and set up a business called J. F. Hampton & Sons General Merchandise.]
m 29 Nov 1894 Cherokee CO, NC by Alex Traylor, Mag, TO
Susie F. Dacus b d 1963 buried Zena Cemetery, Grove, Delaware CO, OK

2(M) Robert Luther Hampton b 15 Dec 1877 [1878 per draft] Cherokee CO, NC d 4 Mar 1920 Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC
Robert Luther Hampton's WW I draft card [Spanish-American War vet]
Robert Luther Hampton's death certificate
m 19 Oct 1902 Cherokee CO, NC by D. M. Matheson, Mag, TO
Hattie Matheson b 7 Apr 1883 Dalton, Whitfield CO, GA d 14 Feb 1979 Newton, Catawba CO, NC
photo of Hattie (Matheson) Hampton

3(M) James Jasper Pearl Hampton b 2 May 1882 Cherokee CO, NC d
Jasper Pearl Hampton's WW I draft card
[NOTE: He was a merchant in Douglas, Coffee CO, GA for some time.]
m TO
Bertha Foust b d

[Were there other children not listed above?]

Many, many thanks to Cousin June Herman for help with this line!

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