Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Wilson Burleson
Born: 1804/05 in NC
Married: 1820/1829 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 25 JUL 1876 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Frances Davis
Born: 1806/07 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 04 FEB 1892 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Father: William Davis
Mother: Frances Carpenter
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Charles Burleson
Born: 1829/30 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 1855/1859 in Watauga Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: Caroline E Dean
02 (F): Nancy Burleson
Born: 1829/30 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 21 APR 1875 in MItchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: Jason Hughes
03 (M): William D Burleson
Born: 1834/05 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Mitchell Co, NC
Spouses: Rosanna Huntley
04 (M): Jacob Burleson
Born: 01 DEC 1837 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: AUG 1889 in Mitchell Co, NC
Spouses: Caroline E Dean
05 (F): Amelia Burleson
Born: 1840/01 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 23 AUG 1923 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Benjamin Calloway Aldridge
06 (M): Aaron Burleson
Born: 09 JAN 1843 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 06 SEP 1921 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Nancy Jane Oakes

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07 (F): Malinda Burleson
Born: 09 NOV 1843 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 12 DEC 1920 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Martin Van Buren Daniels

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08 (F): Rachel Louisa Burleson
Born: 17 JAN 1845 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 18 JAN 1923 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Thomas M Cuthbertson

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09 (M): Milton Taylor Burleson
Born: 10 SEP 1848 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 25 JUN 1876 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: Elizabeth Elmira Cuthbertson
10 (M): Robert M Burleson
Born: 20 SEP 1852 in Watauga Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 03 JUL 1894 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: Dorcus Emaline Tolley
Additional Information

Wilson Burleson:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Uncle, by marriage.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTES:B/D & D/D from T/S. Find-a-grave link:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=burleson&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=29&GScnty=1656&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=5366253&df=all&


!CENSUS:1810;


!CENSUS:1820;


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 202
Wilson Burlison age 20-29 (1800/10)
10001-00100001
My analysis (who each person *might* be):
1m 20-29 (1800/1810) = Wilson Burleson (1805)
1m 0-4 (1825/1830) = Charles Burleson (1829) son
1f 50-59 (1770/1780) = Mother?
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) = Frances Davis Burleson (1808) wife*
* Age way off,but it must be her unless she wasn't Wilson's 1st wife.;


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC p. 255*
Wilson Burlison age 30-39 (1800/1810)
210001-101001
My analysis (who each person *might* be):
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = Wilson Burleson (1805)
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = Charles Burleson (1829) son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. William Burleson (c1835) son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. Jacob Burleson (c1838) son
1f 30-39 (1800/1810)) = Frances Davis Burleson (1808) wife
1f 10-14 (1825/1830) = Nancy Burleson (1830) dau
1f 0-4 (1835/1840) = Daughter?
* Next to Charles Burleson (1810/20);


!NAMED-ESTATE:1849 William Davis Graham Co., NC, 35 pp.
From: North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Graham County, from familysearch.org.

- 24 Jul 1849 Know all men by these presents that we
Nancy Burleson
Elisabeth Vance
John Davis
Jacob Davis
Thomas Davis
Margaret Wise
Franky Burleson
Rachel Davis
are held and formally bound unto William Davis administrator with the Will annexed of William Davis deceased in the penal sum of Three thousand dollars to which payment to be made and done we bind ourselves and heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents.
The condition ... last Will was administered to probate at the July Term of Yancey County Court and the above bounded Nancy Burleson and others is the legatees named in the said Will and ... received following titles of property to which they are entitled ... $188.28 in full of our shares in property and cash ...
S: John (X) Vance
S: John (X) Davis
S: Wilson Burleson
S: Nancy (X) Burleson
S: Margaret (X) Wise
Attest: B. Wise, G. W. Davis, Tilman Blalock.

The following is a true account of all the heirs of William Davis deceased, to wit
Wilson Burleson due the Estate $21.75. Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $166.53.;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # ---/509*
Wilson Burleson 45 Farmer $825 NC
Charles 20 Laborer
William 15
Jacob 12
Aaron 7
Milton T.2
Frances 43 f
Emelia 9
Melinda 6
Rachel 4
* Next to William Burleson 38 and Aaron 82;


!CENSUS:1860 Watauga Co., NC Mountain Home District, Cranberry & Childsville PO
# 304/255
Wilson Burleson 51 Farmer $5000/1825 NC
# 305/255
Fanny 48 Wife
Aaron 18
Melinda 17
Rachel 15
Milton 12
Robert 9;


!CENSUS:1870 Mitchell Co., NC Lynville, Yellow Mountain PO # 1/1
Wilson Burleson 60 Farmer $1400/300 NC
Faney 60 Keeping House
Milton T. 21 Farm Laborer
Rachel L. 19 at home
Robert M. 18 Farm Laborer
Jason E. 18 " "
Eliza 25 B House Keeper;


!ESTATE:1876 Mitchell Co., NC Wilson Burleson 58 pp.
p. 1 & 2, 8 Oct 1877
...
Your Petitioner Francis Burleson is the widow of Wilson Burleson deceased who died intestate about the -- day of 1876 leaving him surviving his children:
William D. Burleson
Jacob Burleson
Mildred Calloway wife of Benjamin Calloway
Aaron Burleson
Melinda Daniels wife of Martin Daniels
Rachel Cuthbertson wife of Thomas Cuthbertson
and Robert Burleson.

And his three grandchildren (children of his son Charles Burleson)
Jason E. Burleson
Louisa Green wife of Landon Green
Charles Burleson.

And his ten grandchildren (children of his daughter Nancy Hughs wife of Jason Hughs):
Adelaide Carpenter wife of John Carpenter
Francis Johnson wife of William Johnson
Lydia JOhnson wife of Thomas Johnson
Elisha Hughs
Adults, and
Celia Hughs, Spencer Hughs, Brownlow Hughs, Wilson Hughs, William Hughs and Theodosia Hughs, infants by their guardian Jason Hughs.

And his three grandchildren (children of his deceased son Taylor Burleson):
Burgin Burleson
Aaron Burleson
Melinda Burleson
all infants by their guardian Aaron Burleson.

Who are the only heirs of the said Wilson Burleson and are the petitioners above named.;

Frances Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Aunt.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTES:B/D & D/D from T/S. Find-a-grave link:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=burleson&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=29&GScnty=1656&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=5366304&df=all&


!CENSUS:1810 Burke Co., NC p. 320
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1765)
21001-22011-0-0
My Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1765) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 10-15 (1794/1800) = John Davis (1798) son
2m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Jacob Davis (1801) son
"m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 45+ (bef 1765) Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 26-44 (1765/1784) = Daughter (Betsy, Mary or Sarah)
2f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 1. Nancy Davis (c1795) daughter
"f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 2. Elizabeth Davis (1796) daughter
2f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Margaret Davis (c1804) daughter
"f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Frances Davis (1808) daughter;


!CENSUS:1820 Burke Co., NC p. 61
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1775)
011201-12001-0-0
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1775) = William Davis (1730/40)
2m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 1. John Davis (1798) son
"m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 2. Jacob Davis (1801) son
1m 16-17 (1802/1804) * One of above, though not good match for either.
1m 10-15 (1804/1810) = Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 45+ (bef 1765) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
2f 10-15 (1804/1810) = 1. Margaret Davis (c1804) daughter
"f 10-15 (1804/1810) = 2. Frances Davis (1808) daughter
1f 0-9 (1810/1820) Rachel Davis (1810) daughter;


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 202
Wilson Burlison age 20-29 (1800/10)
10001-00100001
My analysis (who each person *might* be):
1m 20-29 (1800/1810) = Wilson Burleson (1805)
1m 0-4 (1825/1830) = Charles Burleson (1829) son
1f 50-59 (1770/1780) = Mother?
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) = Frances Davis Burleson (1808) wife*
* Age way off,but it must be her unless she wasn't Wilson's 1st wife.;


!NAMED-WILL: 9 May 1836 Yancey Co., NC Book 1, p. 353 William Davis
daughters - Betsy Cantrel, Sally Rowan, heirs of Polly Browning, my children by my 1st wife
wife Frances
five daughters Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, Margaret Wise, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis
my children: Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Margaret Wise, Thomas Davis, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis.


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC p. 255*
Wilson Burlison age 30-39 (1800/1810)
210001-101001
My analysis (who each person *might* be):
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = Wilson Burleson (1805)
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = Charles Burleson (1829) son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. William Burleson (c1835) son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. Jacob Burleson (c1838) son
1f 30-39 (1800/1810)) = Frances Davis Burleson (1808) wife
1f 10-14 (1825/1830) = Nancy Burleson (1830) dau
1f 0-4 (1835/1840) = Daughter?
* Next to Charles Burleson (1810/20);


!NAMED-ESTATE:1849 William Davis Graham Co., NC, 35 pp.
From: North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Graham County, from familysearch.org.

- 24 Jul 1849 Know all men by these presents that we
Nancy Burleson
Elisabeth Vance
John Davis
Jacob Davis
Thomas Davis
Margaret Wise
Franky Burleson
Rachel Davis
are held and formally bound unto William Davis administrator with the Will annexed of William Davis deceased in the penal sum of Three thousand dollars to which payment to be made and done we bind ourselves and heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents.
The condition ... last Will was administered to probate at the July Term of Yancey County Court and the above bounded Nancy Burleson and others is the legatees named in the said Will and ... received following titles of property to which they are entitled ... $188.28 in full of our shares in property and cash ...
S: John (X) Vance
S: John (X) Davis
S: Wilson Burleson
S: Nancy (X) Burleson
S: Margaret (X) Wise
Attest: B. Wise, G. W. Davis, Tilman Blalock.

The following is a true account of all the heirs of William Davis deceased, to wit
Wilson Burleson due the Estate $21.75. Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $166.53.;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # ---/509*
Wilson Burleson 45 Farmer $825 NC
Charles 20 Laborer
William 15
Jacob 12
Aaron 7
Milton T.2
Frances 43 f
Emelia 9
Melinda 6
Rachel 4;


!CENSUS:1860 Watauga Co., NC Mountain Home District, Cranberry & Childsville PO
# 304/255
Wilson Burleson 51 Farmer $5000/1825 NC
# 305/255
Fanny 48 Wife
Aaron 18
Melinda 17
Rachel 15
Milton 12
Robert 9;


!CENSUS:1870 Mitchell Co., NC Lynville, Yellow Mountain PO # 1/1
Wilson Burleson 60 Farmer $1400/300 NC
Faney 60 Keeping House
Milton T. 21 Farm Laborer
Rachel L. 19 at home
Robert M. 18 Farm Laborer
Jason E. 18 " "
Eliza 25 B House Keeper;


!NOTES:Heirs of William Davis named in 1873/1874 Probate Court Records regarding A. D. Childs vs. Estate of Samuel Carpenter regarding land. Heirs named over several documents in summons dated 4 Oct 1873. The summons commanded them all to appear at Mitchell court the 3rd Monday of November Next (1873) to show cause why they did not acknowledge a deed from them to A. D. Childs. The other heirs of Samuel Carpenter were mentioned elsewhere in the same set of records.
From: Estate of Samuel Carpenter, North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Mitchell County, via FamilySearch.org, 26 pp
(anything in [brackets] below are comments by me, and not part of original record)

- 4 Oct 1873 to Sheriff of Mitchell County summons for:
John Wise, Rachel Dellinger, Sarah An Shook, Francis Brewer, Susan Clark, Eliza Mace, Thomas Wise, Newton Wise, Mrs. Francis Burleson, Mrs. Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Thomas Davis
Sheriff complied except as to Franky Brewer and Thomas Davis, not found.;


!NAMED-ESTATE:1876 Mitchell Co., NC Wilson Burleson 58 pp.
p. 1 & 2, 8 Oct 1877
...
Your Petitioner Francis Burleson is the widow of Wilson Burleson deceased who died intestate about the -- day of 1876 leaving him surviving his children:
William D. Burleson
Jacob Burleson
Mildred Calloway wife of Benjamin Calloway
Aaron Burleson
Melinda Daniels wife of Martin Daniels
Rachel Cuthbertson wife of Thomas Cuthbertson
and Robert Burleson.

And his three grandchildren (children of his son Charles Burleson)
Jason E. Burleson
Louisa Green wife of Landon Green
Charles Burleson.

And his ten grandchildren (children of his daughter Nancy Hughs wife of Jason Hughs):
Adelaide Carpenter wife of John Carpenter
Francis Johnson wife of William Johnson
Lydia JOhnson wife of Thomas Johnson
Elisha Hughs
Adults, and
Celia Hughs, Spencer Hughs, Brownlow Hughs, Wilson Hughs, William Hughs and Theodosia Hughs, infants by their guardian Jason Hughs.

And his three grandchildren (children of his deceased son Taylor Burleson):
Burgin Burleson
Aaron Burleson
Melinda Burleson
all infants by their guardian Aaron Burleson.

Who are the only heirs of the said Wilson Burleson and are the petitioners above named.;


!CENSUS:1880 Mitchell Co., NC Linville # 157/157
Robt M. Burlison 27 M Farmer NC-NC-NC
Emilin 21 wife M Keeping House
Blain T. 2 son
Frankie J. 1 dau
Frankie 71 mother Wd
Burgan 9 nephew [Paralysis]
Malinda 4 niece
Ally Tolley 24 servant S Works in home;

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