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Notla Township, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

Leonard Olvey b ca 1809 Wilkes CO, NC d 1890
occupation - farmer
son of Wiseman Olvey & Mary Sale

m (1) 1827 Surry CO, NC TO
Courtney Creekmore b d

m (2) ca 1834 TO
Mary Elizabeth Perdue b d

m (3) before 1880 TO
Ozena Matilda Hampton b 22 Jun 1852 GA d 29 Mar 1936 Cherokee CO, NC buried Notla Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
dau 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

issue: (of his 3rd marriage)
1(F) Sarah A. Olvey b 29 Oct 1880 Cherokee CO, NC d 12 Jan 1971 buried Notla Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 21 Aug 1905 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Luther Melvin Ballew b 16 May 1879 GA d 4 Aug 1970 buried Notla Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

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

Thanks to Edwina Williams, an Olvey researcher, for help on this line!

sources: Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge's research on censuses, death and birth certificates, marriage records, draft cards, social security indexes, burial indexes, obituaries, and tombstone inscriptions


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