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Husband: Joseph Trantham
Born: 25 JUL 1789
Married: in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 01 MAY 1850 in Buncombe Co, NC
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Mary Whitaker
Born: 14 JUL 1793 in Rowan Co, NC (now Davidson Co, NC)
Died: 12 AUG 1884 in Buncombe Co, NC
Father: Joshua Whitaker
Mother: Nancy Childers
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Elizabeth Trantham
Born: in Buncombe Co, NC
Died:
Spouses: Edwards
02 (F): Belinda Trantham
Born: in Buncombe Co, NC
Died:
Spouses: Suttles
03 (F): Minerva Trantham
Born:
Died:
Spouses: Wallace
04 (M): Jeptha Trantham
Born: 1824/05 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: after 1880 in Madison Co, NC
Spouses: Mary Wright; Salina Wright; Sarah Ann
05 (F): Mary Trantham
Born: 1822 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 1844 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses: James M Grant
06 (M): Joshua Trantham
Born: 1826/07 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: after 1850 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses:
07 (M): Riley Trantham
Born: in Buncombe Co, NC
Died:
Spouses:
08 (F): Margaret Trantham
Born: 1828/09 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: after 1850 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses:
09 (M): James Trantham
Born: 06 OCT 1834 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 16 AUG 1921 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses: Hannah Minerva Wright; Rhoda Rickman; Sarah J Wright; Candis A Lanning

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10 (M): Thomas Trantham
Born: 1834/05 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: after 1850 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses:
11 (M): David Trantham
Born: 1836/07 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: after 1850 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses:
Additional Information

Joseph Trantham:

Notes:

!WILL: From A Lot of Bunkum, Vol. X, # 3, pp. 89-26 and 89-27, also online at <http://www.obcgs.com/wills-3.html>
"p. 142. 10 Feb. 1850. I, Joseph Trantham, being far advance in life and resting under sore & heavy afflications[sic] but of a perfect mind & memory. First I give to my beloved wife Mary Tranthan all that tract of land whereon I now live during her natural life as far up as the fork of the creek, I also give her my sorrel mare, two milk cows, my stock of sheep, all my hogs, my farming tools also my house hold & kitchen furniture. I desire & will that all my just debts to be paid. I give to my dtr. Elizabeth Edwards 50 acres of land lying at the head of Flat Broad. I give to my dtr. Belinda Suttles 50 acres being the middle 50 acres of my mountain land. I give to my dtr. Minerva Wallace the remaining 50 acres of my mountain tract. I give to my son Joshua Trantham 50 acres joining William Whitaker line & near the salt log. I give to my three youngest sons to wit: James, Thomas & David all the remaining mountain land to be equally divided among them according to valuation, also the place where I now live after the death of my wife Mary also my small bored rifle gun and to my son Jepthey I give the young horse he took away with him. I also give to my son Riley & daughter Margaret $30 each also $15 to my two grandchildren Joshua & Amy Grant. The above sums of money to be raised from the sale of my brown mare, two cows & my rifle gun.
I appoint Eldad Reed & Joshua Grant as my executors.
Wit; Jacob Reed, jurret, John X Right, jurret & Andrew Grant..
Signed Joseph X Tranthan..
Proved in open court by the oath of Jacob Reed, John Right this July term 1850. R.B. Vance, clk..."

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