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Rebecca Emmaline Gilreath[1]

Female 1839 - 1931


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  • Born  23 Dec 1839  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  1840  , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male 20-30: Alexander Gilreath Jr.
      female 20-30 yrs [Sarah]
      male under 5 yrs [George Rufus]
      female under 5 yrs [Rebecca E.]
    County Formation  1847 
    Alexander County formed out of lower part of Wilkes 
    Census: Federal  14 Nov 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Alexander Gilreath, male age 36, farmer, born in NC
      2) Sarah Gilreath, female age 33, born in NC
      3) George Gilreath, male age 12, born in NC
      4) Rebecah Gilreath, female age 8, born in NC
      5) Sarah Gilreath, female age 10, born in NC
      6) Johnathan Gilreath, male age 5, born in NC
      7) John Gilreath, male age 3, born in NC
    Census: Federal  4 Jul 1860  , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Alex Gilreath, male age 47, Bapt. Clergyman, $200 real estate, $400 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Sarah Gilreath, female age 45, born in NC
      3) George R. Gilreath, male age 22, farm labor, born in NC
      4) Rebecca Gilreath, female age 20, farm labor, born in NC
      5) Sarah Gilreath, female age 17, farm labor, born in NC
      6) Jonathan Gilreath, male age 15, farm labor, born in NC
      7) John Gilreath, male age 12, born in NC
      8) William Gilreath, male age 9, born in NC
      9) James Gilreath, male age 7, born in NC
      10) Daniel Gilreath, male age 4, born in NC
      11) Martha Gilreath, female age 1, born in NC
    Census: Federal  17 Aug 1870  , Mills River, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Wm H. Woodfin, white male age 26, farmer, $1,000 real estate, $250 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Rebecca Woodfin, white female age 30, keeping house, born in NC
      3) Wm. H. Woodfin, white male age 5, born in NC
      4) Allice Woodfin, white female age 4, born in NC
      5) Sarah Woodfin, white female age 2, born in NC
      6) Mary Woodfin, white female age 8/12, born in Dec in NC
    Census: Federal  11 Jun 1880  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) William H. Woodfin, head, white male age 37, farmer, born in TN, father born in NC, mother born in TN
      2) Rebecca A. Woodfin, wife, white female age 40, born in NC, keeping house, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) William H. Woodfin, son, white male age 15, farming, born in NC, attended school, cannot write
      4) Alace C. Woodfin, daughter, white female age 14, at home, born in NC, attended school, cannot write
      5) Sarah A. Woodfin, daughter, white female age 12, at home, born in NC, attended school, cannot write
      6) Mary A. Woodfin, daughter, white female age 10, at home, born in NC, attended school, cannot write
      7) John F. Woodfin, son, white male age 8, born in NC, attended school
      8) Nicholas A. Woodfin, son, white male age 6, born in NC
      9) Juliet C. Woodfin, daughter, white female age 4, born in NC
      10) Vernon B. Woodfin, son, white male age 4/12, born in Jan in NC
    Census: Federal  7 Jun 1900  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) [name washed out], head, white male age 56, married 36 years, born Sep 1843 in TN, father born in NC, mother born in TN, carpenter, owned farm 54
      2) Rebecca E. [Woodfin], wife, white female age 60, mother of 11, 9 living, born [?] 1839 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Nicholas A. [Woodfin], son, single white male age 24, born Aug 1875 in NC, farmer
      4) Julia C. [Woodfin], daughter, single white female age 22, born Oct 1877 in NC
      5) Vernon B. [Woodfin], son, single white male age 20, born Jan 1880 in NC, farmer, unemployed 7 months, attended school 1 month
      6) Ada L. [Woodfin], daugher, single white female age 13, born Apr 1886 in NC, attended school 3 months
    Census: Federal  7 May 1910  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) William H. Woodfin Sen., head, white male age 66, married 46 years, born in TN, father born in NC, mother born in TN, owns a home
      2) Rebecca E. Woodfin, wife, white female age 69, mother of 11, 7 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Ada L. Woodfin, daughter, single white female age 24, born in NC, hotel waitress
    Census: Federal  7 Jan 1920  Sulpher Springs Road, near Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1) J. H. Woodfin, head, white male age 77, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Rebecca Woodfin, wife, white female age 80, born in NC, parents born in NC
    Census: Federal  7 Apr 1930  , Davidson Township, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 1) George W. McLain, head, white male age 38, married at 29, born in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, sugar farm, WW[I] veteran, owns a farm
      2) Vessie R. McLain, wife, white female age 30, married at 22, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Francis E. McLain, daughter, white female age 6, born in NC
      4) George W. McLain, Jr., son, white male age 4 5/12, born in NC
      5) Gene D. McLain, son, white male age 1 6/12, born in NC
      6) Rebecca E. Woodfin, grandmother, widowed white female age 90, born in NC, parents born in NC
      7) Terry M. Deaton, boarder, single white male age 29, born in NC, parents in NC, farm laborer
    Name  Becky 
    Died  8 Mar 1931  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  4211 Rocky Springs Road, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I188  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  8 Feb 2011 

    Father  Rev. Alexander Gilreath, Jr.,   b. Abt 1814, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 16 Oct 1891 and 1900, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Sarah C. Parlier,   b. Abt 1817, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1883, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  27 Dec 1836  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F141  Group Sheet

    Family  William Henry Woodfin, Sr.,   b. 20 Sep 1843, , Jonesborough, Maury County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1923, , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Nov 1863  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    • Groom: William H Woodfin
      Bride: Rebeca E Gilreath
      Bond Date: 26 Nov 1863
      Bond #: 000168863
      Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1863
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 03 060
      Witness: E B Philips
      Performed By: Wm J Chapel, Minister of the Gospel
    Children 
     1. William Henry Woodfin, Jr.,   b. 20 Sep 1864, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Codelia Woodfin,   b. 11 Apr 1866, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sarah A. Woodfin,   b. Abt 1868, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ellen Woodfin,   b. 5 Dec 1869, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Franklin Woodfin,   b. 16 Nov 1871, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Laura Anne Woodfin,   b. 8 Sep 1873, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Nicholas Alexander Woodfin,   b. 24 Jul 1875, , , Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Julia Catherine Woodfin,   b. 19 Nov 1877, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Vernon Bryon Woodfin,   b. 18 Jan 1880, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Ada Lee Woodfin,   b. 21 Sep 1885, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  18 Aug 2004 
    Family ID  F859  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Dec 1839 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 14 Nov 1850 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Jul 1860 - , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1863 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 17 Aug 1870 - , Mills River, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 11 Jun 1880 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 7 Jun 1900 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 7 May 1910 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 7 Jan 1920 - Sulpher Springs Road, near Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 7 Apr 1930 - , Davidson Township, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1931 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - 4211 Rocky Springs Road, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S268] The Heritage of Alexander County North Carolina, Vol. I, Sara C. Allen, editor, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: The Alexander County Genealogical Society in cooperation with The History Division, Hunter Publishing Company, 1986), page 251 by Helen Windsor Booth.

    2. [S1591] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 373, Gilreath's District, p. 64, Alexander Gilreath Jr. household, accessed 19 Jul 2008., 19 Jul 2008.

    3. [S111] 1850 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Alexander Gilreath household, family 1978, sheet 376A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M432, roll 649.

    4. [S734] 1860 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Alex Gilreath household, Upper Division - Wilkesboro, dwelling 399, family 398, page 54; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M653, roll 918.

    5. [S1500] 1870 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Henderson County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2003), M593, roll 1164, Mills River, p. 320-321, dwelling 205, family 205, Wm. H. Woodfin household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.

    6. [S483] 1880 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William H. Woodfin household, Gwaltneys, district 3, dwelling & family 115, page 177A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T9, roll 951.

    7. [S662] 1900 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), [William Woodfin] household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 60, page 4A, rol1 T623, roll 1181.

    8. [S619] 1910 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William H. Woodfin Sen. household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 264, page 30B, rol1 T624, roll 1095.

    9. [S725] 1920 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), J. H. Woodfin household, Sharpes Township-Precinct 1, district 6, dwelling & family 85, page 5A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 1282.

    10. [S726] 1930 U.S. census, Iredell County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), George W. McLain household, Davidson Township, district 15, dwelling & family 224, page 13A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 1700.

    11. [S18] "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 2958.