Location: Jackson County NC

Letter from Dillard Lafayette Love to Franklin D. Love

A letter from Dillard Lafayette Love, son of John Bell Love. Sulva, N.C. Feb. 23rd, 1903. Frank D. Love, Esqr., My dear Cousin: Your letter of the 17th, inst., is before me, I wish I knew more of our Ancestor to write you, but I fear that we have neglected too long to gather the fragments, however, I will give you what I know. Robert Love, of Augusta Co., VA was the son of Samuel Love, and was born in that county. His Mother’s maiden name was Dorcas Bell. He married Mary Dillard the daughter of General Thomas Dillard, of Pittsylvania Co., VA, and settled in Washington Co. N.C., now Tennessee, near Jonesboro, Tenn. He moved to Buncombe Co., N.C., and represented the County in the State Senate from 1793 to 1795, and his brother, Thomas Love, who also married a sister of his wife, represented the County of Buncombe, N.C., 1800 to 1806. His application for a pension (next page) shows that he fought in the battle of King’s Mountain. He was in the Sevier and Tipton war over the State of Franklin-see “Ramsey’s History of Tennessee”, and “The Heroes of King’s Mountain” speaks of him. I have no data as Uncle James R. Love, the youngest son, had all of his papers, and Maj. W. W. Stringfield, who married his youngest daughter got his home burned and...

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Sutton, Daniel Huston – Obituary

A former Walla Walla resident, Daniel H. Sutton, 85, of Port Orchard, died at his home there Wednesday [April 27, 1971]. Born Sept. 1, 1884 in Whittier, NC, Sutton came to the northwest in 1906. He was a self-employed painter and carpenter before his retirement and had lived in Baker, Ore. before coming to Walla Walla in 1955. He moved to Port Orchard in 1967. Sutton is survived by two sons, Theodore Sutton of Adams, NY and David Sutton of Walla Walla; six daughters, Mrs. Orville (June) Ott and Mrs. E. A. (Jeanne) Robanske, both of Walla Walla, Mrs. Percy (Dessie) Weyer of Port Orchard, Mrs. Bill (Velva) Johnson of Pendleton, Mrs. E. E. (Dorothy) Postlewait of Portland and Mrs. Neil (Kathleen) Rohrbaugh of Pemberton, NJ; a brother Ewart Sutton of Spartanburg, SC; 30 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. His wife, Bina and another son, Daniel, preceded him in death. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at the Colonial Chapel with Rev. Frost Hatch of the Pendleton First Church of God officiating. Vault interment will follow in Blue Mt. Memorial Gardens. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lenore Bruce Arrington

Private, 28th Co., 20th Div., Engineers, Forest Reg. Son of T. P. and Artie Arrington, of Jackson County. Husband of Mrs. Bell Arrington. Entered service Feb. 5, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Sent to American University at Washington, D. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Returned to USA July 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 17,...

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Jackson 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. Wilmont Community Cemetery (hosted at Jackson County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Wolf Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery (hosted at Interment)...

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