Location: Macon County NC

Dillard Love – Contents of Will (5 Oct 1869)

Contents of the Will of Dillard Love, the son of Robert Love, the elder. Will was made in the County of Macon, North Carolina. Was buried in the Grave Yard of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, near the remains of his wife and his two sons, which two latter died before they reached their full age. The Church Yard is located near the Town of Franklin, North Carolina. He requested his Executors to have erected suitable tomb stones at the four Graves. He gave to John Ingram the major part of his property, which was located in Macon County, North Carolina. The sons deceased were named, John and Samuel. To William and Robert Ingram he gave his lands in the “Greasy Cove” Tennessee. He gave personal property to Mary Allman and Nancy L. Guinn, also to Austin Guinn, a horse, etc. Date of Will October 5th, 1869. Note: The above named, it is reputed that he had some questionable relations with, and for that reason he bequeathed to them his property. No other reason can be assigned, as they were not related to him by reason of the Loves or Dillards or Youngs, his wife’s people. This will was not attacked by any of the Loves. It was allowed to stand, and the property, and what John Ingram, who was a very fine business man, inherited from him, made...

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Myers, Helen Aletha – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Helen Aletha Myers, 90, of La Grande died Friday Aug. 4 at a local care center. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday Aug. 12 at the Fossil Baptist Church. A graveside service and interment will follow at the Fossil Masonic Cemetery. Sweeney Mortuary of Condon is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Myers was born Jan. 8, 1916, to William and Belle Younce Crawford in Franklin, N.C. The family moved to Service Creek, and she graduated from high school in Wheeler County 1934. On June 28, 1938, she married Edgar Mason Myers in Yakima, Wash. They lived in Klamath Falls, then Kinzua where he worked in logging. They later moved to Fossil where they had a ranch. She was honored as Grand Marshall of the Wheeler County Fair Parade in 1990. She enjoyed gardening, embroidery, the outdoors and especially fishing for steelhead. Survivors include three sons and their wives, John and Willie Myers, and Jim and Deannie Myers all of La Grande, and Bob and Linda Myers of Cove; a brother, Bill Crawford of Portland; grandchildren great grandchildren and other relatives. Her husband, two brothers and a sister all died earlier. Memorials may be made to the Fossil Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 467, Fossil 97830. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 12, 2006, Published: August 14,...

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Myers, Porter R. – Obituary

Porter Robert Dewitt Myers, 87, 2365 Fourth St., a longtime Baker resident, died Tuesday, March 31, 1981, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. The Rev. Leora Sharp of the Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Myers was born on July 9, 1893, in Franklin, N.C., to Jasper Tennessee and Maggie Jennie Keyes Myers. His family moved to Oregon about 1903. They lived on a small acreage about a mile east of Mount Hope Cemetery, where his father operated a blacksmith shop. Mr. Myers was engaged in farming early in his life. He also worked at the White Pine Sawmill and at Mount Hope Cemetery. He drove a milk truck for several years for the old creamery on Auburn Ave. He picked up cream and milk in the lower Powder Valley. He also worked as a mechanic for the major garages in Baker and owned a repair shop just before his retirement. He attended Baker schools. He was married to Myrtle Ann Collins of Wallowa on Dec. 17, 1917. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1961. Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Geils Martin of Richland, Virginia Lavelle Martin of Toledo and Nora LaDon Crisp of Pine Tops, N.C.; a son, Robert of Yakima,...

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Macon 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. Macon County Following Cemeteries (hosted at Macon County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Black Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery Briartown Baptist Church Cemetery Buck Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Carson Cemetery Clear Creek Community Cemetery Coweeta Baptist Church Cemetery Dills Family Cemetery Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Flats Baptist Cemetery Fouts Cemetery Franklin Presbyterian Cemetery Gillespie Chapel Cemetery Hickory Knoll Memorial Cemetery Higdonville Baptist Church Cemetery Highlands Memorial Cemetery Horse Cove Cemetery Ledford-Moffitt Cemetery Liberty Memorial Cemetery Longview Baptist Church Cemetery Louisa Chapel Cemetery Maiden’s Chapel UMC Cemetery Miller Cemetery Mount Grove Cemetery Mount Moriah Cemetery Mount Zion Cemetery Mulberry United Methodist Church Cemetery Newman’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Oak Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery Patton Valley Methodist Church Cemetery Piney Grove Baptist Cemetery Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery Prentiss Baptist Church Cemetery Ridge Crest Baptist Church Cemetery Rush Cemetery St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church Cemetery St. John’s Cartoogechaye Episcopal Church Cemetery Salem Cemetery Snow Hill Methodist Church Cemetery True Light Independent Baptist Church Cemetery Union United Methodist Church Cemetery...

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