Location: Ashe County NC

Biography of Maj. Harrison H. Hilton

MAJOR HARRISON H. HILTON. The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is one of the prosperous old-time merchants of Arkansas, and is one of the pioneers of the section in which he resides. He has fought the hard battle of life bravely and well, has bent the force of circumstances to his will, and although he began at the bottom round of the ladder, he has attained an enviable place at the top through sheer force of character. He was born in Ashe County, N. C., in 1826, a son of Christopher and Josephine (Wolf) Hilton, who were born in

Biography of Andrew J. Coffey

ANDREW J. COFFEY. Ozark County, Missouri, is well known for the richness of its soil, and among those industrious farmers who have assisted in making this section the rich agricultural district that it is may be mentioned Andrew J. Coffey, who was born in Ashe County, N. C., in 1833, of which State his parents, Cleveland and Susan (Hayes) Coffey, were also natives. During the early boyhood of Andrew J. Coffey, he was taken by his parents to Hawkins County, Tennessee, and soon after to Granger County, where the mother died some fifty years ago. Mr. Coffey remarried afterward and

Biography of H. R. Dickson

H. R. DICKSON. It seems impossible to think that where are now magnificent fields of corn and thrifty farms, less than half a century ago was a wilderness inhabited by wild animals and savages. Still stranger is it to think that we have in our midst one of those old settlers who spent his best energies in subduing the wilderness and bringing it to the state of perfection apparent to all. H. R. Dickson was born in Ashe County, N. C., July 31, 1824, and was the eldest of twelve children born to the marriage of William and Frances (Cross)

Arnold, Ettie Virginia – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Ettie Virginia Arnold of Enterprise died at the University of Oregon Medical Center in Portland on April 21, 1989. She was born April 20, 1921, at West Jefferson, N. C., the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Lewis. On Aug. 5, 1939 she married Quincy A. Arnold at Mount City, Tenn. The Arnold family moved to Enterprise in 1972. She was a homemaker and a member of the Flat Grove Baptist Church. She loved making quilts, gardening, walking, canning, camping and most of all, attending yard sales. Survivors include her husband, Quincy; two sons, J.R. of Enterprise

Lewis, Gwyn – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Gwyn E. Lewis, 65, died at home in Enterprise May 27, 1999. He was born at West Jefferson, N.C. Sept. 12, 1933, to Jesse and Nele Lewis. He moved to Oregon in 1952. Gwyn married Peggy Trump on May 13, 1953. They were married 46 years in May. Gwyn enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and family outings. Gwyn worked in the woods logging most of his life. He retired from Wallowa County Grain Growers as a gas truck driver. He enjoyed attending the grandchildren’s sports events. He was known as Papa to all the children who came

Arnold, Ettie Virginia – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Ettie Virginia Arnold of Enterprise died at the University of Oregon Medical Center in Portland on April 21, 1989. She was born April 20, 1921, at West Jefferson, N.C., the daughter of Jessie and Nellie Lewis. On Aug. 5, 1939, she married Quincy A. Arnold at Mount City, Tenn. The Arnold family moved to Enterprise in 1972. She was a homemaker and a member of the Flat grove Baptist Church. She loved making quilts, gardening, walking, canning, camping and most of all attending yard sales. Survivors include her husband Quincy; two sons, J.R. of Enterprise and

Arnold, Quincy Albert – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Quincy Albert Arnold Quincy Albert Arnold Sr., 86, died Nov. 9, 2004, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. He was born to Alvin and Cora Arnold in West Jefferson, N.C., in 1918. He married Ettie Virginia Arnold in 1939, who passed away in 1989. They lived in North Carolina before settling in Enterprise. He served in the Army in 1944, and was in construction as a carpenter until retirement. During retirement he loved building furniture, going to yard sales and getting wood for winter. He also enjoyed sitting on his swing and looking at the mountains while telling jokes. Survivors

Charlie C. Watson

1st Class Private, Co. K, 4th Div., 47th Inf. Born Sept. 21, 1893; son of R. and Emma Watson, of Ashe County. Husband of Mrs. Maud Watson. Entered service Dec. 14, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Camp Greene, N.C.; transferred to Camp Mills, N. J. Sent overseas May 23, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry. Gassed at Fismes, France, Aug. 7, 1918. Sent to Base Hospital No. 19, at Vichy, France. Landed in the USA Feb. 14, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C., March 7, 1919.

Adams, Charles M. “Chuck” – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Charles M. “Chuck” Adams, 79, a longtime Baker City resident, died July 29, 2005, at his home. His graveside memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Jack Bynum of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Chuck was born on June 28, 1926, at Todd, N.C., to Wiley Lee and Hollie Wagner Adams. He graduated from high school and entered the U.S. Army serving in World War II. After he was discharged from the service, he married his wife, Charlene, on Sept.

Ashe County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Ashe County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery John Graybeal, Sr. Family Cemetery Joseph Graybeal Cemetery Following Cemeteries (hosted at Interment) Laurance Cemetery Zion Methodist Cemetery