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William Early Wilmoth

February 20, 1905 - January 7, 1987
This page ties our next direct lineage from Byrd Robert Wilmoth.
William Early Wilmoth, b. February 20, 1905 in Surry County, N.C. and d. January 7, 1987 in Forsyth County, N.C. Married Bessie Isabell Wood, b. May 24, 1909 in Surry County, N.C. and d. February 7, 1978 in Forsyth County, the daughter of Jesse Ruffin Wood and Cindy Jane Hayes on July 5, 1926. They had 9 children:


Elizabeth Elease Wilmoth, b. June 10, 1928 in Forsyth County, N.C. and d. May 8,1996 in Forsyth County, N.C.


William Lee Wilmoth, born in Forsyth County, N.C.  Married Martha Lucille Bullins.


Bobby Ree Wilmoth, born in Forsyth County, N.C.  Married Barbara Jean Jones.


Mary Jane Wilmoth, born in Surry County, N.C.


Jesse James Wilmoth, born in Surry County, N.C.  Married Joyce Theo Dull, the daughter of Ernest Ray Dull and Beulah Mae Speas, on October 1, 1955 in Davidson County, N.C.


Norma Jean Wilmoth, born in Surry County, N.C.  Married Earle Pegram McLaurine, born in Mecklinburg County, N.C., the son of William Monroe McLaurine and Dorothy Virginia Pegram, on June 20, 1966 in Forsyth County, N.C.


Bennie Gray Wilmoth, b. June 11, 1941 in Surry County, N.C. and d. July 23, 2003.  Married Patsy Lee Jones. Married 2nd wife, Carrie Mae Leamon, the daughter of Unknown Leamon and Opal Elizabeth Hodges. Married 3rd wife, Cathie Leene Sanders McCollum, born in Montgomery County, N.C., the daughter of Woodroe Sanders and Girdis Campbell.


Lois Ann Wilmoth, born in Surry County, N.C.  Married Eddie Lee Frank, the son of Harold Frank and Reva McDaniels, on July 2, 1971 in Forsyth County, N.C.  Married 2nd husband, Danny Ray Douthit, born in Forsyth County, N.C., the son of Robert Pfohl Douthit and Christine Missouri Scott, on December 28, 1973 in Forsyth County, N.C. 


Bonnie Lou Wilmoth, born in Surry County, N.C.  Married Bobby Gray Scott, born in Forsyth County, N.C., the son of Fred Estel Scott and Virginia Rebecca Todd, on March 7, 1969 in Mocksville, N.C.


The above name in blue ties to our next direct line in the Wilmoth genealogy.   

The picture below was taken in 1967. From left to right: Elizabeth, William, Bob, Mary, Jim, Norma, Bennie & Lois. Lower center: Bessie, William Early & Bonnie.

"Amazing Grace" was Grandpa Wilmoth's favorite
song.  That is why we chose it to play on his page.