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Husband: James Merritt Lequire
Born: 14 OCT 1858 in Macon Co, NC (now Swain Co, NC)
Married: 27 OCT 1878 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 22 DEC 1911 in Swain Co, NC
Father: William Nathaniel Lequire
Mother: Susan Jane Thomason
Spouses:
Wife: Fannie Lou Ellender Evans
Born: 09 JUL 1859 in Jackson Co, NC
Died: 04 JUN 1943 in Swain Co, NC
Father: William Evans
Mother: Phoebe Caroline Graham
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Susie Caroline Lequire
Born: 13 JUL 1879 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 10 DEC 1949 in Jackson Co, NC
Spouses: Carson Luther Grant

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02 (M): James William Edwin Lequire
Born: 14 FEB 1885 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 12 FEB 1967 in Canton, Haywood Co, NC
Spouses: Fannie Savannah Ownby
03 (F): Laura Elizabeth Lequire
Born: 02 MAY 1887 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 28 SEP 1968 in Union Co, GA
Spouses: Cicero Roswell Barnes
04 (M): Earl Lequire
Born: 1880/1900
Died: 1880/1900 in Cades Cove, Blount Co, TN
Spouses:
05 (F): Mary Artie Lequire
Born: 04 AUG 1890 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 02 JUN 1956 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: John Fuller
06 (M): Joseph Harlie Lequire
Born: 04 AUG 1890 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 02 FEB 1914 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses:
07 (M): Jacob Elbert Lequire
Born: 17 SEP 1896 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 24 APR 1972 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Bertha Buchanan
08 (M): Roy Melvin Lequire
Born: 07 MAY 1899 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 28 FEB 1972 in Union Co, GA
Spouses: Mamie Sizemore; Flora Kirkland Sizemore
09 (M): Druie Theodore Lequire
Born: 19 MAR 1902 in Swain Co, NC
Died: 18 SEP 1962 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Zenny Hutchens
Additional Information

James Merritt Lequire:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Welch's, Franklin PO # 587/600
William Luquire 25 Farmer $100/200 Rutherford
Susan J. 25 Macon
Margaret 3
James L. 6/12
Susanna Truitt 82 Randolph;


!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co., NC Alarka, Franklin PO # 83/84
Wm H. Lequire 36 Farmer $250/125 NC
Susan J. 36 Keeping House
Margaret 13 at home
James M. 11 at home
Joseph J. 10 at home
William H. 8
Sarah 5
Jacob 3
Susan J. 2/12 b. Apr;


!MARRIAGE:27 Oct 1878 Swain Co, NC James M. LEQUIRE, 20 (1857/58) of Swain and Louelender EVANS, 20 (1857/58) of Swain by J.L. THOMASSON, J.P. at William EVANS' Nantahala Twp. Wit: N. DHART, J.S. GIBBY, W.H. THOMASSON;

!CENSUS:1880 Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 103 James L. LEQUIRE, 20 (1859/60) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!CENSUS:1900 Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 150 James M. LEQUIRE, Oct 1859 born NC, married 21 years (1878/79), father born NC, mother born NC;

NAMED:1907 Buncombe Co, NC Loose Estate Papers: Albert GRAHAM. Petition for
Partition. R.N. BAKER and wife Bell BAKER vs ... Luellin LEAKWIRE and
husband Joseph LEAKWIRE ...;
CENSUS:1910 Swain Co, NC Forney Creek # 106 James M. LEQUIRE, 50 (1859/60) born
NC, married 29 years (1880/81), 1st marriage, father born NC, mother
born NC;
CENSUS:1920;

!TOMBSTONE:Swain Co, NC Lauada Cem "James M. LEQUIRE 10-14-1858 12-22-1911 Louellen LEQUIRE 7-9-1859 6-4-1943";

Fannie Lou Ellender Evans:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 3rd Great Grand Aunt.;

!CENSUS:1860 Jackson Co., NC, Webster PO # 394/394
Wm Evens 46 Farmer $-/175 SC
F. 47 f m NC
D. 20 m
E. 18 f
D. 16 f
V. 14 f
M. 12 f
Jas. 10 m
W. 8 m
M. 5 m
L. 1 f;

!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 23 Fannie EVANS, 10 (1859/60) born NC, Mullato;

!MARRIAGE:27 Oct 1878 Swain Co, NC James M. LEQUIRE, 20 (1857/58) of Swain and Louelender EVANS, 20 (1857/58) of Swain by J.L. THOMASSON, J.P. at William EVANS' Nantahala Twp. Wit: N. DHART, J.S. GIBBY, W.H. THOMASSON;

!CENSUS:1880 Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 103 Fanny L. LEQUIRE, 20 (1859/60) born NC, White, father born SC, mother born NC;

!NAMED:Judson Cemetery, Swain Co, NC moved to Lauada Cemetery. # 107 William EVANS d ?, age 72 (ca 1885), F.L. LEQUIRE, daughter, Judson, NC;

!NAMED:Judson Cemetery, Swain Co, NC moved to Lauada Cemetery. # 106 Phoebe EVANS d 1899, age 81 (1817/18), F.L. LEQUIRE, daughter, Judson, NC;

!CENSUS:1900 Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 150 Fannie L. LEQUIRE, 40,Jul 1859 born NC, White, married 21 years (1878/79), father born SC, mother born NC, 8 children born, 7 still living;

NAMED:1907 Buncombe Co, NC Loose Estate Papers: Albert GRAHAM. Petition for
Partition. R.N. BAKER and wife Bell BAKER vs ... Luellin LEAKWIRE and
husband Joseph LEAKWIRE ...;

!PETITION:1907 Buncombe Co, NC Loose Estate Papers: Albert GRAHAM.
1/7 to Luellin LEAKWIRE, James EVANS, Daniel EVANS, Wexler EVANS, Mary EVANS, Dorthula GRANT, Viola EVANS, Mary BREEDLOVE, Dolph EVANS, John EVANS, Martha DEHART entitled to 1/7 (of 1/2) as children and grand children of Phoebe GRAHAM;

CENSUS:1910 Swain Co, NC Forney Creek # 106 Fannie L. LEQUIRE, 50 (1859/60) born
NC, married 29 years (1880/81), 1st marriage, father born SC, mother
born NC, 9 children born, 8 still living;

!CENSUS:1920 * Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 106/109;

NOTE:Lou is Homer Barnes Grandmother. He told me in a letter dated Nov 30, 1989
that "My Grandma Lequire was the younges child in her family. She told me a lot about her family. She said the GRAHAMS, Phebe's family came from
Holland. I know a lot of GRAHAMS & they are dark. The EVANS came from
Spain & some of them are typical Spaniards...";

!TOMBSTONE:Swain Co, NC Lauada Cem "James M. LEQUIRE 10-14-1858 12-22-1911 Louellen LEQUIRE 7-9-1859 6-4-1943";

(04) Earl Lequire:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1880 x
CENSUS:1900 * Apparently deceased, as mother is listed as having 8 children,
only 7 still living in 1900, so Earl must have died by then, as all
others are accounted for.;

(06) Joseph Harlie Lequire:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1900 Swain Co, NC Nantahala # 150 Joseph H. LEQUIRE, Aug 1889 born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

CENSUS:1910 Swain Co, NC Forney Creek # 106 Joseph H. LEQUIRE, 19 (1890/91) born
NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!DEATH: 2 Feb 1914 Swain Co, NC Death Records pg 115 Harley LEQUIRE, born Aug 4 1890 Swain Co, NC, d 2 Feb 1914. Bur 3 Feb 1914 Judson, NC. F: J. M. LEQUIRE, born NC, M: Lewelly Lequire, b NC. Inf: Medline Lequire;

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