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John Elliot Gilreath[1]

Male 1847 - 1914


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  • Born  12 Mar 1847  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  14 Nov 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 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  [3
    • 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  8 Sep 1870  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) A. Gilreath, white male age 57, farmer, $300 real estate, $200 personal estate, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Sarah Gilreath, white female age 50, keeping house, born in NC
      3) John Gilreath, white male age 23, farm hand, born in NC
      4) William Gilreath, white male age 19, farm hand, born in NC
      5) James Gilreath, white male age 17, farm hand, born in NC
      6) David Gilreath, white male age 15, farm hand, born in NC
      7) Martha Gilreath, white female age 11, born in NC
      8) Marcus Gilreath, white male age 5, at home, born in NC
    Census: Federal  11 Jun 1880  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) John E. Gilreath, head, white male age 33, farmer, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Levina Gilreath, wife, white female age 27, keeping house, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) William A. Gilreath, son, white male age 6, born in NC
      4) Gorden Gilreath, son, white male age 4, born in NC
      5) Minnie Gilreath, daughter, white female age 2, born in NC
      6) Nancey E. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 3/12, born Feb in NC
      7) David F. Gilreath, brother, single white male age 22, works on farm, born in NC
    Census: Federal  6 Jun 1900  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
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      1) J[?] Gilreath, head, white male age 53, married 26 years, born Mar 18[?]7 in NC, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Luvina Gilreath, wife, white female age 48, mother of 9, 4 living, born Feb [?2] in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Gaither G. Gilreath, son, white male age 24, born Dec 1875 in NC, farmer, unemployed 4 months
      4) Sarah E. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 18, born Mar 1882 in NC, attended school 3 months
      5) Parmelia J. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 13, born Aug 1886 in NC, attended school 3 months
      6) John F. Gilreath, son, white male age 8, born Dec 1891 in NC, attended school 5 months
    Died  4 Dec 1914  , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I192  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  7 Feb 2006 

    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  Lavina Hendren,   b. 5 Feb 1852, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1912, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1873  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William A. Gilreath,   b. 28 Nov 1873, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1898, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gordon Gaither Gilreath,   b. 15 Dec 1875, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1904
     3. Minnie Gertrude Gilreath,   b. 24 Nov 1877, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1968
     4. Mary Eva Gilreath,   b. 27 Jan 1880, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1950
     5. Sarah Elector Gilreath,   b. 11 Mar 1882, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1969, , , Davidson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sanford A. Gilreath,   b. 8 May 1884, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1886, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Paramelia Jennie Gilreath,   b. 28 Aug 1886, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1959
     8. Mattie E. Gilreath,   b. 18 Oct 1890, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1891, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John Franklin Gilreath,   b. 15 Dec 1891, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1964
    Last Modified  2 Aug 2004 
    Family ID  F116  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1847 - , , 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 - 1873 - , , Wilkes 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 - 6 Jun 1900 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 1914 - , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Vashti, 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. [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.

    3. [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.

    4. [S637] 1870 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), A. Gilreath household, Brushy Mountain Township, dwelling & family 52, page 264; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M593, roll 1165.

    5. [S483] 1880 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), John E. household, Gwaltneys, district 3, dwelling & family 110, page 176C; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T9, roll 951.

    6. [S662] 1900 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), [J?] Gilreath household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 52, page 3B, rol1 T623, roll 1181.