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Annals of Lincoln Co., NC

ANNALS OF

LINCOLN COUNTY

NORTH CAROLINA

CONTAINING INTERESTING AND AUTHENTIC FACTS OF LINCOLNCOUNTY HISTORY THROUGH THE YEARS 1749 TO 1937

BY

WILLIAM L. SHERRILL

A Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

1937

This is a 551 page book including a 24 page index.

Chapter I. First Pioneers to Country West of the Catawba

Chapter II. 1759 to 1774

Chapter III. 1775 to 1779

Chapter IV. 1779 to 1780

Chapter V. The Battle of Ramsour's Mill

Chapter VI. 1780 to 1781

Chapter VII. 1782 to 1800

Chapter VIII. 1801 to 1811

Chapter X. 1820 to 1829

Chapter XI. 1830 to 1839

Chapter XII. 1840 to 1849

Chapter XIII. 1850 to 1859

Chapter XIV. 1860 to 1869

Chapter XV. 1870 to 1879

Chapter XVI. 1880 to 1889

Chapter XVII. 1890 to 1899

Chapter XVIII. 1900 to 1909

Chapter XIX. 1910 to 1919

Chapter XX. 1920 to 1929

Chapter XXI. 1930 to 1936

Chapter XXII. Something about the Colored Folks

Chapter XXIII. Industrial Growth in Lincoln County

1. Iron Manufacture

2. Cotton Manufacture

3. Pottery

4. Paper Mills

5. Tanneries

6. Furniture

7. Workers in Iron

8. Coach. Makers

9. Corn and Flour Mills

10. Miscellaneous

Chapter XXIV. The Progress of Education

Chapter XXV. Newspapers, Authors, Physicians, Lawyers

Newspapers

Authors

Physicians

Lawyers

Chapter XXVI. The Church in Lincoln County

Emanuel's Church

Daniel's Church

Salem Church

St. Matthew's Church

The Episcopal Church

The Presbyterian Church

The Baptist Church

The Methodist Church

Appendix-Officials of Lincoln County

Office Holders from Lincoln County

Index: Abbott, Abernethey, Abernethy, Acer, Adair, Adams, Aderholdt, Aiken, Akers, Albert, Alderman, Alexander, Alexanders, Allan, Allen, Alley, Allison, Allston, Allyn, Alston, Ambrose, Ames, Anderson, Andrew, Andrews, Anthony, Arends, Armistead, Armstrong, Arndt, Arney, Arrowood, Asbury, Ashe, Asherbraner, Ashley, Atkinson, Austin, Auton, Avant, Avery, Aycock, Babcock, Babington, Badger, Badham, Bagby, Baggett, Bagley, Bagwell, Bailey, Baird, Baites, Baker, Ballard, Ballinger, Bancroft, Bandy, Bangle, Banister, Banks, Barber, Barclay, Barineau, Barker, Barkley, Barkleys, Barlow, Barnes, Barnett, Barnhardt, Barr, Barrett, Barringer, Barry, Bartlett, Baskerville, Bass, Baxter, Beal, Beam, Bean, Beard, Beatey, Beattie, Beatty, Beaver, Bedford, Beeman, Beggs, Bell, Bellenger, Bellicourt, Benbow, Bennett, Bently, Benton, Bergner, Bernheim, Berry, Bess, Best, Betts, Beulow, Bevens, Bickett, Biggerstaff, Bikle, Bingham, Bird, Bisaner, Bissell, Bivens, Bivins, Black, Blackburn, Blackburns, Blackmer, Blackwelder, Blackwood, Blair, Blalock, Bland, Blanton, Bloom, Blount, Bluford, Blythe, Bobo, Boger, Bolick, Bolinger, Bollinger, Bolton, Bomar, Bone, Bonner, Bookout, Boone, Booth, Boring, Bost, Botzs, Bowen, Bowman, Boyd, Boyden, Boylan, Boyles, Brackett, Bradburn, Bradford, Bradley, Bradshaw, Branch, Brandon, Branson, Bratton, Brem, Brevard, Brevards, Bridges, Brim, Brittain, Britton, Broadfoot, Brookhead, Brooks, Brotherton, Brower, Brown, Browne, Brownlow, Bruce, Brumby, Bruton, Bryan, Bryant, Buchanan, Bullock, Bulwinkle, Bumgarner, Burch, Burganer, Burgin, Burke, Burkhead, Burns, Burton, Burtons, Burwell, Busbee, Butler, Butler,, Butt, Butts, Buxton, Byerly, Byers, Bynum, Byrd, Cade, Calder, Caldwell, Calhoun, Calhouns, Call, Callahan, Calloway, Calvert, Cameron, Camp, Campbell, Cancelor, Canipe, Cannon, Cansler, Canthurs, Canton, Cappon, Carpenter, Carpenters, Carpinter, Carr, Carroll, Carruth, Carson, Carswell, Carter, Caruth, Case, Cash, Cashion, Cashwell, Casper, Castles, Cates, Cathey, Cauble, Center, Cephas, Chapman, Chase, Cherry, Cheshire, Chester, Childers, Childs, Chittim, Chittin, Choate, Christian, Christopher, Chronicle, Chronister, Churchill, Clanton, Clap, Clapp, Clark, Clarke, Clarkson, Clary, Claxton, Clay, Claywell, Cleaveland, Clendenin, Cleveland, Click, Clime, Cline, Clodfelter, Cloniger, Cloninger, Close, Cloyd, Club, Cobb, Coble, Cobun, Coburn, Cochrane, Cody, Coke, Cole, Coleman, Collins, Compton, Conley, Connally, Connelly, Conner, Connor, Conrad, Cook, Coon, Cope, Cornelius, Cornwallis, Cornwell, Corpening, Corriher, Costner, Cotesworth, Coulter, Council, Courtney, Courts, Covington, Cowan, Cowles, Cox, Coxe, Cozart, Craft, Craig, Craige, Cram, Cranford, Craven, Crawford, Crawley, Creasemore, Creasmore, Crenshaw, Crider, Crites, Crockett, Cromer, Cronakle, Cronland, Crook, Crooks, Crosby, Crouse, Crowder, Crowell, Crowson, Culp, Curtis, Cushing, Dailey, Dale, Dales, Dallas, Dalley, Dameron, Damon, Daniel, Dargan, Darling, Daugherty, Davenpaugh, Davenport, Davidson, Davis, Day, Deal, Deaton, DeBerry, Decatur, Deihl, Deitz, DeLane, Dellinger, Dennis, Denny, Derr, Derrs, Detter, Devenny, Devepaugh, Dewey, Dews, Dewstoe, Dial, Dick, Dickey, Dickson, Digh, Dillard, Dillin, Dishop, Dixon, Dobson, Dockery, Dodge, Dodson, Doggett, Donnell, Dorsey, Dow, Dowd, D'Oyley, Draper, Drum, DuBose, Duckworth, Duke, Dullard, Dunavant, Duncan, Durant, Durham, Dusenberry, Dye, Dyson, Eaker, Earhardt, Earls, Earney, Earwood, Easterday, Ebaugh, Eccles, Echols, Eddleman, Eddman, Edgar, Edgin, Edison, Edleman, Edney, Edwards, Ekerd, Elder, Ellington, Elliott, Elliottt, Ellis, Elmore, Elms, England, Ensley, Epperson, Epps, Errowood, Erson, Ervin, Erwin, Espey, Eudy, Eury, Evans, Everhardt, Ewart, Ewing, Fadz, Fair, Fairley, Falls, Fanning, Farewell, Faries, Farr, Farrar, Farrer, Faulkner, Feimster, Ferguson, Ferrier, Fesperman, Few, Fey, Finch, Finger, Fingers, Finley, Fisher, Fite, Fitzsimmons, Flack, Fleeman, Fleming, Flemming, Fletcher, Floyd, Foard, Foil, Folk, Forbes, Ford, Forney, Forneys, Fortenberry, Foster, Fox, Franklin, Franks, Frazier, Freeman, Freet, French, Frey, Frick, Frida, Friday, Fritchey, Froneberger, Fry, Frye, Fulbright, Fulenwider, Fulenwiders, Fuller, Funderburk, Furches, Furr, Gabriel, Gabriel,, Gaither, Gales, Galloway, Gamble, Gamewell, Ganny, Gant, GANTZLER, Ganzler, Garden, Gardner, Garfield, Garland, Garner, Garrison, Gassaway, Gaston, Gates, Gatewood, Gathon, Gattis, Gault, Gaultney, Gay, Geisler, Geitner, Gentle, George, German, Gheen, Gibson, Gilbert, Gilland, Gillespie, Gilliam, Gilliland, Gilmer, Gilmore, Givens, Gladden, Glass, Glen, Glenn, Glover, Godfrey, Godwin, Goforth, Goins, Goode, Goodman, Goodson, Goodwin, Gordon, Gower, Graber, Grady, Graham, Grahams, Grainger, Grant, Gray, Green, Greene, Greenwood, Gregory, Grice, Grier, Griffin, Grigg, Grimes, Grissom, Grist, Grose, Groves, Gruson, Gryder, Guerry, Guess, Guignard, Guion, Gullet, Gullett, Gullick, Guntlessey, Gurley, Guthrie, Guy, Gwaltney, Gwin, Gwyn, Hafer, Hafner, Hager, Hagers, Hagood, Hahn, Haines, Hake, Hale, Hall, Hallman, Halloway, Hambright, Hamby, Hamell, Hamilton, Hammerskold, Hampton, Hams, Hancock, Hand, Handsell, Hank, Hanks, Hannah, Hannon, Hansell, Happoldt, Harbison, Harden, Hardin, Harding, Hargrove, Harmon, Harness, Harrell, Harrill, Harrington, Harris, Harrison, Harry, Hart, Hartman, Hartsell, Hartsog, Hartzoag, Hartzoke, Harvell, Harwell, Haselip, Haskell, Hass, Hasselbarger, Hastings, Hauk, Hauny, Hauss, Havner, Hawk, Hawkditch, Hawkins, Hayes, Haynes, Hazlitt, Heafner, Hearn, Heavener, Heavner, Hedrick, Heedick, Hefner, Heim, Helderman, Heller, Helm, Helms, Helper, Helton, Henderson, Henkel, Henkle, Henry, Hepp, Herman, Herndon, Heron, Herring, Hesson, Hewitt, Hickle, Hicks, Hickson, Hildebrand, Hill, Hillman, Hilton, Hine, Hines, Hinkle, Hinson, Hiram, Hire, Hiss, Hite, Hobbs, Hobson, Hoffman, Hofner, Hogan, Hogg, Hoke, Hokes, Holbrook, Holbrooks, Holcomb, Holden, Holdsclaw, Holland, Holler, Holly, Holman, Holmes, Holsclaw, Holt, Holton, Homer, Hood, Hooper, Hoover, Hope, Hopkins, Hopper, Hord, Horn, Horton, Houk, Houser, Houston, Hovis, Howard, Howe, Howell, Hoyle, Hoyles, Hubbard, Hudson, Huff, Huffman, Huffstetler, Huffstettler, Huggins, Hughes, Huitt, Hull, Hullett, Hunley, Hunt, Hunter, Huske, Huskey, Huskins, Husky, Huss, Husslatter, Hutchins, Hutchison, Hyman, Ingle, Ingold, Ingram, Iredell, Irwin, Isaac, Ivey, Ivy, Jackson, Jacobs, James, Jamison, Jarrett, Jarvis, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jenks, Jerry, Jethro, Jetton, Johnson, Johnston, Jonas, Jones, Jordan, Joyner, Jugnot, Justice, Kagle, Kale, Kanceller, Kanipe, Karbender, Kaylor, Keenan, Keener, Keever, Keller, Kellermyer, Kelly, Kemp, Kenan, Kendrick, Kennedy, Kennon, Keogh, Kerkindall, Kerr, Kibler, Kidd, Kiddoe, Kidney, Kids, Kiger, Kilgo, Killian, Kincaid, Kinder, King, Kings, Kirby, Kirk, Kirkpatrick, Kirksey, Kiser, Kistler, Kitchin, Kizer, Knox, Knup, Koon, Koons, Kuhn, Kurkendall, Kuykendal, Kuykendall, Kyson, Laboon, Lacey, Lackey, Lacy, Lafferty, Lambeth, Lambkin, Lamkin, Lander, Landreth, Lane, Laney, Langdon, Langford, Lantz, Larkin, Latham, Lattimore, Lawing, Lawson, Lay, Leatherman, Ledford, Lee, Leecraft, Leeper, Lefy, Lehman, Lemley, Lemons, Lenhardt, Lentz, Leonard, Leonhardt, Leonhart, Leopold, Lester, Levant, Lewis, Lilly, Lindsay, Lindsly, Lineberger, Lines, Lingerfelt, Lingles, Link, Linkhorn, Linney, Lipe, Litaker, Little, Littles, Lloyd, Locke, Lockee, Lockman, Loftin, Lofton, Logan, Lohr, Long, Lore, Loretz, Love, Low, Lowe, Lowes, Lowrance, Luckey, Luckeys, Lucky, Lusk, Luther, Lutz, Lyerly, Lyman, Lynch, Lynn, Lyons, Lytle, Mace, Mackness, Macon, Maddry, Magness, Mahaffey, Mahanas, Mahoon, Mallard, Mangum, Marden, Marsh, Marshal, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Massey, Massie, Master, Masters, Matheny, Mathias, Matthews, Mattocks, Matton, Mauney, Mauny, Mauser, Maxwell, Mayer, Mayhew, Maynardie, Mays, Maze, McAfee, McAlister, McAllister, McAlpine, McArver, McAver, McBee, McCall, McCarthy, McCarty, McCarver, McCaslin, McCaul, McClure, McCombs, McConnell, McCorkle, McCoy, McCullock, McCulloh, McCullough, McCutchan, McCutcheon, McDaniel, McDavid, McDougle, McDowell, McDuffie, McElwaine, McEntire, McEwen, McFadden, McFee, McGee, McGill, McGilvary, McGinnis, McIntire, McIntosh, McIntyre, McIver, McKee, McKendree, McKenny, McKenzie, McKezick, McKinley, McKinney, McKissick, McLain, McLarty, McLean, McLurd, McMann, McMillan, McMinn, McMullen, McNairy, McNeely, McNeill, McPhail, McPherson, McRea, McRee, McSalls, Means, Meares, Mebane, Melchor, Mellon, Mendenhall, Merner, Merrimon, Merritt, Michael, Michal, Middlekauf, Middlekauff, Mikell, Millegan, Miller, Milligan, Mills, Millsaps, Milton, Minter, Mitchell, Mitchem, Mitchum, M'Lean, Modlin, Monday, Montague, Montford, Montgomery, Mood, Moody, Mooney, Moony, Moore, Moorman, Morehead, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Morrow, Morton, Moseley, Moser, Mosteller, Mott, Motz, Mouser, Mull, Mullen, Mullinax, Munday, Mundy, Murchison, Murphey, Murphy, Murray, Murrell, Mushat, Mushatt, Mustain, Mustian, Myers, Nance, Nantz, Napoleon, Nardike, Nash, Navey, Naylor, Neagle, Neal, Needham, Neel, Neisler, Nelson, Neville, Newland, Newman, Newsom, Newton, Ney, Nichols, Nicholson, Nicols, Nisbet, Nixon, Nixons, Noble, Noland, Noles, Norman, North, Nowlin, Nuckles, Nussman, Nuttall, Oates, Oats, Ochiltree, Odell, Oglesby, Olds, Oliver, Olmstead, Olmsted, Orman, Osborne, Overman, Owen, Owens, Oxford, Pack, Padgett, Page, Paine, Palmer, Pardue, Paris, Parker, Parks, Pasour, Pasour,, Pate, Patrick, Patterson, Payne, Paysour, Pearis, Pearl, Pearson, Peed, Peeler, Pegram, Pence, Pender, Pendergrass, Pendleton, Perkins, Perry, Peterson, Petrie, Pettus, Pew, Pharr, Phifer, Phillips, Pickens, Pinckney, Plonk, Plunk, Plyler, Polk, Pollock, Pool, Poole, Poovey, Porter, Postelle, Potter, Potts, Powell, Presley, Pressly, Preston, Price, Prince, Pritchard, Pritchett, Proctor, Propst, Propts, Puckett, Puett, Putnam, Quickel, Quin, Quinn, Rabb, Rabey, Ragan, Raglan, Raleigh, Ramsaur, Ramsay, Ramseur, Ramsey, Ramsour, Randall, Randleman, Randolph, Rankin, Ransom, Rash, Raugh, Ravenscroft, Ray, Raynal, Redwine, Reed, Reedy, Reel, Reep, Rees, Regan, Reid, Reilly, Reinhardt, Reinhardts, Rendleman, Renn, Retzhough,, Revels, Reymer, Reynolds, Rhodes, Rhyne, Ricaud, Rice, Richards, Richardson, Richmond, Riddick, Ridenhour, Riggs, Riley, Rimmer, Rimmy, Rinck, Rink, Ritchie, Ritzhaupt, Roach, Roads, Roberts, Robertson, Robeson, Robey, Robinson, Robinsons, Robison, Rockford, Roderick, Rodes, Rodgers, Rodrick, Rogers, Rollins, Roney, Roof, Roosevelt, Roper, Roseman, Rosernan, Ross, Rothrock, Rouche, Round, Rowan, Rowe, Rowel, Royster, Rozzell, Rozzelle, Rucker, Ruddock, Rudisill, Rudy, Ruffin, Rufus, Ruker, Runnels, Runyan, Rush, Rusk, Russell, Rutherford, Rutledge, Ryan, Ryburn, Sadler, Sain, Saine, Salder, Salyer, Same, Sanders, Sandifer, Sane, Sattonfield, Saunders, Scarboro, Schaffer, Schartz, Schenck, Schmidt, Schoffner, Scholl, Schrum, Scoggins, Scott, Scronce, Scruggs, Seagle, Self, Seller, Senter, Sergeant, Setzer, Sevier, Seymour, Shafer, Shannon, Shannonhouse, Sharpe, Shaw, Shelby, Sheldon, Shell, Shellem, Shelton, Sheridan, Sherill, Sherrill, Sherrills, Shine, Shinn, Shipp, Shitle, Sholtz, Shook, Short, Shoup, Shrum, Shrums, Shuford, Sides, Sidney, Sifford, Sigman, Sigmon, Simmons, Simons, Simonton, Simpson, Sims, Singleton, Sipe, Skelly, Slade, Slagle, Slate, Slaughter, Slicer, Slinkard, Sloan, Smarr, Smith, Smoyer, Smyer, Smyre, Sneed, Snow, Snyder, Sohn, Sorber, Soule, Sowers, Sox, Spaight, Spain, Sparrow, Speagle, Speck, Speight, Spencer, Spratt, Spruling, Spurling, St. John, Stacy, Stamey, Stanford, Starrett, Staton, Staudenmyer, Stauffer, Steele, Steelman, Stephenson, Sterne, Stevens, Stewart, Stirewalt, Stochinger, Stokes, Stone, Stotler, Stough, Stowe, Strange, Stribling, Stroup, Stroupe, Stubbs, Suggs, Sullivan, Sully, Summerow, Summerows, Summers, Summey, Summit, Summitt, Sumner, Suttle, Suttlemyre, Sutton, Swain, Swartz, Swope, Tagart, Taggart, Taker, Talent, Tallent, Tarleton, Tate, Taylor, Teague, Teem, Templeton, Tench, Terrell, Tevepaugh, Tharp, Thomas, Thomason, Thompson, Thorne, Thurston, Tiddy, Tillman, Tingen, Tipton, Titman, Tobey, Tompkins, Torrence, Totherow, Townsend, Toy, Triplett, Tripp, Trout, Troutman, Truesdale, Tryon, Tucker, Turbyfill, Turbyfill,, Turner, Turpin, Twitty, Tygart, Upton, Valentine, Van Dresser, Van Wyck, Vance, Vanhom, Vanzant, Vardry, Vaughn, Venable, Vickers, Von Preuschen, Voormezelle, Wacaser, Wacaster, Waddell, Wade, Wagner, Wagoner, Wahab, Walke, Walker, Walkup, Wallace, Walsh, Ward, Ware, Warlick, Washam, Washington, Wasson, Waters, Waterson, Watson, Watterson, Watts, Wayne, Waynick, Wear, Weatherly, Weathers, Weaver, Webb, Weber, Webster, Wehunt, Weidner, Welborn, Welch, Weldon, Welker, Wells, Wesley, West, Wetherly, Wetmore, Wharton, Wheeler, Whisenhunt, Whisnant, Whit, White, Whitener, Whiteside, Whitesides, Whitney, Whitsett, Wier, Wightman, Wiley, Wilfong, Wilkes, Wilkey, Wilkinson, Willetts, William, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wills, Wilson, Wingard, Wingate, Winn, Winson, Winstead, Winston, Wise, Wiseman, Wiswall, Withers, Witherspoon, Wittenberg, Wolfe, Woltz, Womack, Womble, Wood, Woodcock, Woodford, Wooley, Woolley, Work, Workman, Wray, Wrenshall, Wright, Wyant, Wyantt, Wyatt, Wyckoff, Wycoff, Wykoff, Yancey, Yarborough, Yates, Yeates, Yoder, York, Young, Yount, Ypres, Yundt, Zimmerman, Zimtbaum,