Genealogical Data for Henderson County, NC


Jonathan Merrill twin [Parents] was born on 26 May 1801 in , Buncombe Co., NC. He died on 13 May 1874. He married Harriet L. (Mary-Polly) Murray.

Harriet L. (Mary-Polly) Murray [Parents] was born on 5 Nov 1807 in , Buncombe Co., NC. She died on 26 Jul 1898. She married Jonathan Merrill twin.

They had the following children:

  M i Isabel Emaline Merrill
  M ii Samuel A. Merrill

Thomas Allison was born in 1810. He married Eliza [ALLISON].

Eliza [ALLISON] was born in 1820. She married Thomas Allison.


Solomon Whitaker [Parents] was born on 27 Apr 1822 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He died on 30 Nov 1895 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He married Laodicia "Dicie" Owenby about 1840.

Other marriages:
Anders, Louisa Catherine
Gray, Elmina T.

Laodicia "Dicie" Owenby [Parents] was born on 7 Nov 1823 in Broad River, Rutherford Co., NC. She died on 26 Jul 1874 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She married Solomon Whitaker about 1840.

They had the following children:

  M i Rufus L. Whitaker was born on 3 Jan 1843. He died on 17 Jan 1864 in Chattanooga, P.O.W., TN, U.S.A..
  M ii Thomas M. Whitaker was born on 2 Jun 1845 in , Rutherford Co., NC. He died on 7 Jan 1864 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  F iii Sarah Mahaley Whitaker
  M iv Julius LaFayette Whitaker
  F v Margaret N. Whitaker
  F vi Mary E. Whitaker was born on 3 Jun 1856 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She died on 4 Jun 1858 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Meth Episc South, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  F vii Martha Salome Whitaker was born on 28 Aug 1859 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She died on 17 Aug 1874 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M viii Zebulon Vance Whitaker was born in 1861 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M ix Sidney Johnson Whitaker
  F x Lucille J. Whitaker

Madison N. Owenby [Parents] was born on 25 Oct 1801 in , Rutherford Co., NC. He died on 27 Nov 1868 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Ownby-Moore, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He married Nancy Morgan before 1828.

Other marriages:
Clements, Mary Elizabeth

Nancy Morgan died about 1843. She married Madison N. Owenby before 1828.

They had the following children:

  F i Jane Owenby
  F ii Sarah Mirah Owenby
  F iii Laodicia "Dicie" Owenby
  F iv Arminta Marentha Owenby
  M v Robert H. Owenby
  M vi Morgan Owenby was born on 30 Nov 1828. He died on 20 Apr 1858 in McDowell Co., NC. He was buried in Mills River Presby., Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M vii James Calloway Owenby
  F viii Ruth Owenby
  M ix E. Minyard Owenby
  M x James Sims Owenby
  F xi Sarah Ann Owenby was born after 1838 in NC.
  F xii Elizabeth [Murphy] Owenby was born about 1841 in NC.
  F xiii Adaline [Hunter] Owenby was born about 1843.

John E. Carland was born in 1860 in Banks, , GA. He married Lucille J. Whitaker on 20 Feb 1881 in Solomon Whitaker, Henderson Co., NC.

Lucille J. Whitaker [Parents] was born on 11 Apr 1865 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She married John E. Carland on 20 Feb 1881 in Solomon Whitaker, Henderson Co., NC.


Sidney Johnson Whitaker [Parents] was born on 21 Aug 1862 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He died on 29 Dec 1943 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He married Ruth Naomi Fields on 15 Jan 1881 in J.H.Southerlin's, Henderson Co., NC.

Ruth Naomi Fields [Parents] was born on 11 Jan 1863 in , , MA/MA/Nova Scot. She died on 6 Apr 1945/1946 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She married Sidney Johnson Whitaker on 15 Jan 1881 in J.H.Southerlin's, Henderson Co., NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Bertha N. Whitaker
  M ii Frederick Edwin Whitaker was born on 30 Aug 1883 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/MA. He died on 14 Mar 1974. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M iii Otis Monroe Whitaker
  F iv Hattie L. Whitaker
  F v Nettie N. Whitaker was born in Jan 1889 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/MA.
  M vi Rudyard Kipling Whitaker
  M vii Thomas E. Whitaker twin
  M viii William M. Whitaker twin was born on 1 Aug 1892 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/MA. He died on 20 Apr 1969. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M ix Edgar Carl Whitaker
  F x Bettie Whitaker
  M xi George Sheldon Whitaker was born on 4 Feb 1898 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/MA.
  M xii Mack Whitaker was born in Jan 1900 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/MA.
  F xiii Irene Whitaker
  F xiv Winnie Sue Whitaker
  F xv Ora Lee Whitaker

Solomon Whitaker [Parents] was born on 27 Apr 1822 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He died on 30 Nov 1895 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He married Louisa Catherine Anders on 10 Dec 1874 in , Transylvania Co., NC.

Other marriages:
Owenby, Laodicia "Dicie"
Gray, Elmina T.

Louisa Catherine Anders [Parents] was born on 10 Oct 1847 in , , SC. She died on 10 Nov 1883 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She married Solomon Whitaker on 10 Dec 1874 in , Transylvania Co., NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Julia Elizabeth Whitaker
  F ii Fannie L. Whitaker was born on 27 Jun 1878 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  F iii Celia C. Whitaker
  M iv Michael A. (Mitchell) Whitaker was born on 25 Jun 1883 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He died on 19 Jun 1900.

Solomon Whitaker [Parents] was born on 27 Apr 1822 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He died on 30 Nov 1895 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He was buried in Whitaker, Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. He married Elmina T. Gray on 24 Apr 1884 in , NOT Henderson, NC.

Other marriages:
Owenby, Laodicia "Dicie"
Anders, Louisa Catherine

Elmina T. Gray [Parents] was born in 1854/1860. She died in 1899 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She married Solomon Whitaker on 24 Apr 1884 in , NOT Henderson, NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Theany Hazel Selena Whitaker
  M ii Calvin E. Whitaker was born on 10 Sep 1890 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  F iii Minnie L. Whitaker was born on 10 May 1891 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She died on 20/30 Dec 1907. She was buried in Fruitland, Clear Creek Twp., Henderson Co., NC.
  M iv King S. Whitaker was born on 23 Jun 1893 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC.

Julius G. Barton [Parents] was born on 30 Aug 1883 in , Transylvania Co., NC. He died on 27 Mar 1953. He was buried in Catheys Cr Bapt, Catheys Cr. Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. He married Theany Hazel Selena Whitaker on 4 Mar 1906 in Brevard, Transylvania Co., NC.

Theany Hazel Selena Whitaker [Parents] was born on 24 Mar 1885 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC. She died on 20 May 1951. She was buried in Catheys Cr Bapt, Catheys Cr. Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. She married Julius G. Barton on 4 Mar 1906 in Brevard, Transylvania Co., NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Leona W. Barton was born on 8 Jan 1907. She died on 7 Feb 1907. She was buried in Cathey's Creek Bapt., Catheys Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC.
  F ii Mae Barton was born on 30 Apr 1909. She died on 23 Jan 1927 in Cathy's Cr Bapt, Cathy's Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. She was buried in Cathey's Creek Bapt., Catheys Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC.
  F iii Pauline Mariah Barton was born on 2 Jul 1910 in Cathey's Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. She died on 27 Sep 1917 in Cathey's Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. She was buried in Cathey's Creek Bapt., Catheys Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC.
  M iv Fred Garfield Barton
  F v Dicie Barton
  M vi Clarence William Barton was born on 30 Jul 1919. He died on 12 Apr 1921 in Cathey's Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC. He was buried in Cathey's Creek Bapt., Catheys Creek Twp., Transylvania Co., NC.
  F vii Reba Barton
  M viii Charles Howard Barton
  M ix Roy Barton

William Harrison Rhodes [Parents] was born on 8 Mar 1864/1870 in , , NC/NC/NC. He died on 9 Aug 1940 in , Transylvania Co., NC. He was buried in Bent Creek Bapt., Sandy Bottoms, Bent Creek, Buncombe Co., NC. He married Celia C. Whitaker on 10 Feb 1918 in Blantyre, Transylvania Co., NC.

Other marriages:
Moore, Jane
Parris, Orie Leigh
Raxter, Ila Mae

Celia C. Whitaker [Parents] was born on 23 Dec 1880 in Mills River Twp., Henderson Co., NC/NC/NC. She died on 7 Nov 1927 in Transylvania Co., NC. She was buried in Bent Creek Bapt., Sandy Bottoms, Bent Creek, Buncombe Co., NC. She married William Harrison Rhodes on 10 Feb 1918 in Blantyre, Transylvania Co., NC.

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