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1880 Fairview Census, Part Three

All listed below were born in North Carolina unless otherwise noted by a state’s postal abbreviation in parentheses. An “m” or “f” following an age denotes male or female. Families or individuals who were Black are noted with an asterisk (*).

95. Vest (Vess), Jasper, 35; Mary, 31 (SC); Margaret, 13; Theodore, 11; Cibba, 9; Robert, 6; Eliza, 4; Henry, 2; Mary E., 11 months old; Dempsy Sumner, 75.

96. Lankford, Columbus, 43; Rachel Harper, 38 (born In Fairview); Mary E., 11; Rhoda A., 10; James, 7; Susan, 5; Nathan, 1.

97. Vehorn, Henry, 21; Eliza, 20; William, 6 months old.

98. Bass, George, 32; Nancy, 28; John, 8; Susan, 4; Alice, 3; Rutledge, 9 months; Margaret Casey (pronounced Keezy), 84.

99. Whitaker, Henry, 69; Margaret Jerusha Harper Whitaker, 73 (daughter of Lot Harper).

100. Williams, Mary (Whitaker); Samuel, 25; Rhoda, 21; Julia, 19; John, 17; Sherman, 16; Sidney, 13, Lola Whitt, 11.

101. Sherrell, John; Margaret, 20; Mary E., 3; Norah, 4 months.

102. Garren, Jesse, 51; Mariam, 48; William, 17.

103. Garren, Eli, 26; Lucilla (Williams), 24.

104. Frady, James, 61; Nancy (Clements), 40.

105. Wright, Robert, 38; Nancy (Hedrick), 35; R. Henry, 18; Rose, 16; John, 13, George, 11; Merritt, 8; Lillia, 6; Josephine, 1; George, 70, and Mary, 65 (parents of Robert).

106. Pinkerton, James, 69; Nancy (Garren), 73; Hannah Pinkerton Clements (daughter), 30; David, 19 (nephew); Mary, 24 (niece).

107. Reece, Leonard, 30; Malinda, 40; Kimsey, 21; Callaway, 18; James, 17; Freeman, 16; Sherman, 14; Addie, 11.

108. Bass, James, 26; Emiline, 24; Amanda, 8; Rebecca, 6.

109. Thompson*, Samuel, 34 (SC); Mariah, 28; Wallace, 8; Samuel, 6; Emma, 2.

110. Shitle, Ekey, 38; Elizabeth, 34; Alonzo, 14; Hettogion, 11; Jeremiah, 9; Dovie, 6; Martin, 4; Amanda, 2.

111. Weaver, William, 33; Eliza, 43; Thomas, 16; Clitus, 13; Robert, 12; Pinkney, 9.

112. Wheeling, James, 48; Mary, 50; May, 70 (mother of James, born in SC), King Elison, 18 (farm hand); Lafayette Nesbitt, 34; Christina Nesbitt, 34; Eliza, 11; Benjamin, 9; Hannah, 7; Elizabeth, 1.

113. Denton, John, 36; Emma, 23;
William, 2.

114. Reed, Francis, 21; Matilda (McBrayer), 23.

115. McBrayer Elizabeth Fortune, 67; Mary, 34; Lucy, 29; Fletcher, 24.

116. Wright, Frank, 51; Malinda (Plemmons), 49; Sarah J., 21; William, 20; Erwin, 16; Susan, 12; Ruben, 9; Erwin, 16; Thomas Trantham, 17 (nephew).

117. Wright, John, 26; Nancy (Redmon), 28; Robert, 6; Riley, 4; Isabella; Newton, 2 months old.

118. Simmons, M.f, 48.

119. Ingle, James, 21; Lou, 21.

120. Treadway, Edward, 27; Demia Ingle, 25; Emma, 9; Willie J., 7; David, 5; Martha, 4; Nancy, 2; Walter, 4 months.

121. Jarrett, Otto, 19; Martha, 18.

122. Miller, Joseph, 56; Eliza C., 23, Jesse, 29; Thomas, 27; Marcus, 20; Charlotte, 16; Harriett, 17. William, 15.

123. McDowell*, Cainey, 38; Rachel, 37; Salina, 16; Anna, 14.

124. Jenkins, Henry, 38; Amanda (Whitaker), 38; Augustus (Gus), 15; Rebecca, 8; Sarah (Whitaker) Jenkins, 80 (mother of Henry).

125. Condrey*, Clayborn, 38; Rachel, 37; Salina, 16; Anna, 14.

126. Pinkerton, Alfred, 46; Martha (Edmundson), 45; James, 19; John, 12; Dollie Whitlock, 17 (servant).

127. Whitaker, Jesse, 33; Martha (Garren, born in GA), 30; Elizabeth, 13, William, 4; Samuel, 1.

128. McDonnel, Eliza 56; Harvey, 19.

129. Good, James, 35 (SC); Mary (Pinkerton); Martha, 4; Hannah, 1.

130. Robertson*, Alfred, 50; Safronia, 40; James, 15; Mary, 9; William, 7.

131. Guffey, Thomas, 39; Margaret Chatham Guffey, 33; John, 10; Samuel, 7; Laura, 4.

132. Chatham, Lou (Lucretia), 59; Benjamin, 20.

133. Melton, William, 24. Dovey, 22; Charles, 6 months old; John Melton, 20 (brother of William).

134. Hunford, James 48; Elizabeth, 35; Edward, 18; Robert, 13, Minnie, 10; Thomas, 8; Henry, 5; Carl, 2.

135. Lynch, George, 29; Myra, 30; James, 3; Julia Whitsides*, 9 (servant); Manerva David, 16 (cook); George Toms* 22; (laborer).

136. Ownsby, Dicy Garren, 40; Minyard, 19; Marion, 17.

Bruce Whitaker documents Fairview-area genealogy. To get in touch with him, contact the Crier at [email protected] or 828-771-6983 (call/text).