More Gems…

….from the little typewriter case!

One of these days, when I grow up, I will win the lottery and buy whatever equipment I want to photograph, scan or whatever all this stuff AND make it look professional!

Is it too early to leave sticky-notes for Santa? lol

There are 10 obits and/or funeral memoriums in this gallery. They seem to mostly come from Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Alexander and Lawing – 1812 thru 1894

May I present… one set of my 3rd great-grandparents?

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Name: Cyrus W. Alexander
Sex: M

Birth: 2 Dec 1812 – Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Death: 2 Feb 1894
Burial: Feb 1894 – MT Mitchell Umc Cemetery, Cabarrus County, North
Carolina

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Spouses and Children
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1. Nancy C. Lawing (22 Dec 1820 – 24 Jul 1889)
Marriage: 23 Jun 1835 – Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Children:
1. Mary Ann J. Alexander (1836-1887)
2. James T. Alexander (Abt 1839- )
3. Margaret J. Alexander (Abt 1841- )
4. Malinda C. Alexander (1843-1894)
5. John M. Alexander (Abt 1846- )
6. Charles W. Alexander (1848-1919)
7. David D. Alexander (1851-1914)
8. Georgia Cannon Alexander (1854-1928)
9. Cyrus Fink Alexander (1858-1934)
10. Jennie Right Alexander (1861-1934)
11. William Jackson Alexander (1865-1935)

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Name: Nancy C. Lawing
Sex: F
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Individual Information
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Birth: 22 Dec 1820 – Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Death: 24 Jul 1889
Burial: Jul 1889 – MT Mitchell Umc Cemetery, Cabarrus County, North
Carolina

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Spouses and Children
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1. Cyrus W. Alexander (2 Dec 1812 – 2 Feb 1894)
Marriage: 23 Jun 1835 – Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Children:
1. Mary Ann J. Alexander (1836-1887)
2. James T. Alexander (Abt 1839- )
3. Margaret J. Alexander (Abt 1841- )
4. Malinda C. Alexander (1843-1894)
5. John M. Alexander (Abt 1846- )
6. Charles W. Alexander (1848-1919)
7. David D. Alexander (1851-1914)
8. Georgia Cannon Alexander (1854-1928)
9. Cyrus Fink Alexander (1858-1934)
10. Jennie Right Alexander (1861-1934)
11. William Jackson Alexander (1865-1935)

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Notes
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FamilySearch.org
LDS/Church of Latter Day Saints

“North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1964,” Cyrus W Alexander (1894)

name: Cyrus W Alexander
probate estate file name: Cyrus W Alexander
event: Probate
probate estate place: Cabarrus, North Carolina
event year: 1894
number of names with file: 1
film number: 1685677
digital folder number: 004763312
first digital image number: 01258
last digital image number: 01273
number of images: 16
.
Source Citation
“North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1964,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VH6X-6PG : accessed 16 April 2012), Cyrus W Alexander
(1894).
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http://www.ncgenweb.us/cabarrus/CoAndCityOfficials.htm

Cabarrus County Commissioners
1869 – Daniel S Caldwell, John Hileman, Joseph Young, Daniel Coleman, Cyrus
W Alexander.
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LIST OF DELEGATES BY CONFERENCES ELECTED TO THE GENERAL CONFERENCE OF 1872.
Digitized by tine Internet Archive in 2009
http://www.archive.org/details/journalofgeneral07metli

JOURNAL – GENERAL CONFERENCE
HELD IN BROOKLYN, N. Y.,
EDITED BY
W. L. HARRIS AND G. W. WOODRUFF, Secretaries.
http://www.archive.org/stream/journalofgeneral07meth/journalofgeneral07meth_d
jvu.txt
.
45. North Carolina. \emdash Ministers : William G. Matton. Reserve .
Matthew Alston.

Laymen: John A. Haskins. Reserves: Cyrus W. Alexander,
Albion W. Tourgee.
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1880 United States Federal Census
…ancestry.com ©2010; NARA Roll #955; Family History Film #1254955; Page 464D; Image #0198; LDS ©1999…
Township #5/Misenheimers, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Supervisors District #3, Enumeration District #35
Enumerated on 29 June 1880 by Charles F. Walter
Dwelling #198, Family #214
Sheet/Page 20D, Lines 46 – 50

All white, all born in NC including parents

46 Alexander, Cyrus W., male, 67 yrs old, head, married, farmer
47 ~ Nancy C., female, 59 yrs old, wife, married, keeping house
48 ~ Cyrus F., male, 21 yrs old, son, single, works on farm
49 ~ William F., male, 15 yrs old, single, works on farm
50 ~ Atwell, Nancy, female, 18 yrs old, ‘hired’, single, helps in house
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1870 Cabarrus Co., NC Census
Betty Krimminger, James L. Wilson
Copyright 1990
Call # NC/CAB.3/1870/KRI
…ancestry.com ©2009, Year: 1870; Census Place: Township 5, Cabarrus County, North Carolina; NARA Roll #M593_1126; Page 516A; Image #431; Family History Library
Film #552625…
Sheet/Page 9, Lines 10 – 16
All white, all born in NC
Dwelling # 64, Family # 64
Value of Real Estate: $656; Value of Personal Estate: $400

10 Alexander, Cyrus, 58 yrs old, male, farmer
11 ~ Nancey, 51 yrs old, female, keeping house
12 ~ David, 19 yrs old, male, farm hand
13 ~ Georgia, 16 yrs old, female, at home
14 ~ Cyrus F., 11 yrs old, male, at school
15 ~ Jenny, 9 yrs old, female, at school
16 ~ Wm., 5 yrs old, male, at home
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Eighth Census, Mt. Pleasant Post Office, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, 1860
Betty L. Krimminger, James R. Wilson
page 160, Enumeration Date 6 July 1860
…ancestry.com ©2009, NARA Roll #M653_890, Page 61, Image #123, Family History Library Film #803890…
Page 63, Lines 27 – 33
Dwelling # 468, Family # 468
Color/Race and Place of Birth (unless NC is implied?) not stated.
Value of Real Estate: $1000; Value of Personal Estate: $155

27 Alexander, C.W., 47 yrs old, male, miller
28 ~ Nancy C., 39 yrs old, female
29 ~ John M., 14 yrs old, male, attending school
30 ~ Charles W., 11 yrs old, male, attending school
31 ~ David D., 8 yrs old, male, attending school
32 ~ Georgia C., 6 yrs old, female, attending school
33 ~ Cyrus F., 1 yr old, male
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Seventh United States Federal Census 1850
No township stated, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Betty L. Krimminger, James L. Wilson
Copyright 1985
Call # NC/CAB.3/1850/KRI
[Also:
…ancestry.com ©2009; Year: 1850; Census Place: , Cabarrus, North Carolina; Roll: M432_622; Page: 439A; Image: 505; Record Group 29….]
No Township stated.
Page 439A, Lines 33 – 40
Enumeration Date: 14 Sept 1850 by B. C. Cook
Dwelling # 577, Family # 577
Color/Race and Value of Real Estate Owned not stated.

33 Alexander, Cyrus W., 35 yrs old, male, farmer & miller, born in Mecklenburg Co
34 ~ Nancy C., 29 yrs old, female, born in Mecklenburg Co
35 ~ Mary A., 14 yrs old, female, born in Georgia, attending school
36 ~ James T., 11 yrs old, male, born in Georgia, attending school
37 ~ Margaret J., 9 yrs old, female, born in Cabarrus Co, attending school
38 ~ Malinda C., 6 yrs old, female, born in Cabarrus Co, attending school
39 ~ John M., 4 yrs old, male, born in Cabarrus Co, attending school
40 ~ Charles W., 2 yrs old, male, born in Cabarrus Co
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James Cline, Property Transactions – 1839 thru 1895

Property Transactions Referencing and/or Regarding James Cline and Family

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10 March 1836 – 29 April 1895

10 Mar 1836 Book 13, page 61 Henry Cline lets James Cline (all of Cabarrus County, NC) have 128 acres on waters of Coldwater Creek for $200. Wit: Jacob Holdaman and Jno. Holtaman. Prvd by Kiah P. Harris on 4 April 1837.

19 Feb 1839 Book 14, page 166 – 167 James Cline of Cabarrus County, NC — no wife signs — lets Jacob Right of Cabarrus County, NC have 76 acres next Jacob Hileman on the waters of Cold Water Creek and on both sides of the great Road leading from Salisbury to Concord for $200. Witnessed by Alexander Patterson and proved by Martin Shive in April 1839.

26 Jun 1855 Book 19,
page 550-551 James Cline of Cabarrus County, NC –no wife signs– lets John Heilman, Joseph Cook, John L. Shinn, Thomas Heilman, Allison File and Robbison File, officers of the German Reformed Church known as Mount Gilead have one acre 1/4 and half a quarter (1.375) for $8.75. Right of School House Spring adjoining James Cline on west side of the new Salisbury Road and the meeting house lot. Wit: Jacob Heilaman, Alfred Blackwelder. Prvd by: J. W.Scott, clk on 16 Aug 1855.

25 Sept 1863 Book 68
page 463 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Adam Cline of Rowan Co. N. C., have 66 acres next J. L. Graeber, the old line, Elizabeth Smith & Peter A. Rumple, for $500.00, witnessed & proved by John L. Shinn on Dec. 30 1885.

10 Feb 1869 Book 44,
page 286 William A. Rouck (as assignee of the bankrupt, Samuel A. Sloan) lets Dr. F. N. Luckey — all of Rowan Co. N. C. — have 171 acres on School House Branch next —-Harrison (formerly —Owens) & —-Cowan, for $520.00, witnessed by John F. Freeze & acknowledged on April 26 1869

20 Feb 1873 Book 69,
page 239 John L. Rusher & wife Betty of Rowan Co. N.C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 177 1/2 acres on Crane Creek next John Fisher, formerly Philip Yost & a pond, for $1600.00, acknowledged on Feb. 25 1873.

25 Feb 1875 Book 67,
page 134 John S. Henderson & John G. Fleming (as executors of deceased Francis N. Luckey) lets James Cline –all of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 171 acres next —Krider, Schoolhouse Branch, creek, —Harrison, (formerly —Owen’s) & —Cowan, for $525.00, witnessed & proved by H. N. Woodson on March 13 1886.

01 April 1876 Book 52,
page 403 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Esther C. Bruce of Rowan Co. N.C., have 103 acres (being part of tract bought of John Rusher) next George W. Rusher, Matthew P. Cline, Salina Rusher, John Bost, heirs of John Rendleman, & G. W. Bruce, for $600.00, witnessed by Solomon Fisher & Matthew P. Cline & proved by the latter on June 16 1876.

01 April 1876 Book 52,
page 405 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. _______–lets Matthew P. Cline of Rowan Co. N.C., have 71 acres next Sally Fisher, Salina Rusher, Esther C. Bruce, George W. Bruce, heirs of John Rendleman, John Rusher & John Yost; also 7 acres (being part of the above which was bought of said Rusher), for $1000.00, witnessed by Solomon Fisher & J. W. Bruce & proved by the latter on June 16 1876.

15 June 1876 Book 52 page 407 Matthew P. Cline & wife Mary or “Molly” mortgage above to Luke Blackmer for $200.00, but it is marked satisfied.

25 Nov 1878 Book 55 page 231 William A. Rice & wife Catharine of Rowan Co. N.C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 32 1/4 acres on the waters of Buffalo Creek next Mrs. Linn, Buffalo Road, D. J. Crowell, lot #1 & —Correll, for $329.00, unless they repay him, witnessed by T. J. Haughton & acknowledged on the same day.

01 May 1879 Book 56 page 109 Catharine Barger, J. J. Basinger & wife Leah T. of Rowan Co. N.C., let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 55 acres next M. J. Barger, Obadiah Eller & A. W. Kluttz, for $225.00, witnessed by A. W. Kluttz & acknowledged on _______ (This is the eastern part of our plantation).

08 Dec 1879 Book 56 page 510 Catherine Eve Ann cline lets Tobias Kesler — both of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 19 acres next Jeremiah Graeber, Moses Stirewalt & others, for $95.00.

19 Dec 1879 Book 56 page 516 Jacob A. Smith Sr. & wife Leah of Rowan Co. N. C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 150 acres “known as the Red House place” next Mary Shinn, P. A. Sloop & Dr. M. A. J. Roseman, for $200.00, unless they repay the money, witnessed by P. S. Sloop & acknowledged on the same day.

05 March 1880 Book 57 page 281 Frances Sides lets James Cline (both of —) have her half interest in 110 acres next Michael Bostian, for $1.00, witnessed by J. M. Long & C. A. Basinger & proved by the latter on March 23 1880. (One quarter of this tract descended to her as an heir of Philip Caster while the other quarter had descended to P.A. Caster who was another of said Philip Caster).

18 Mar 1880 Book 34, page 157-158 James Cline and wife Margaret of Cabarrus County, NC let H. A. Wensel have 32 acres for $417. Lying on waters of Cold Water, adj John Hbook and A. J. Benson. Wit: D. D. Alexander and C. F. Alexander. Prvd by: Jas. C. Gibson, clk (oral) on 8 Mar 1881.

08 March 1881 Book 59 page 392 Matthew P. Cline & wife Mary S. let Alice B. Brantley (all of Rowan Co. N. C.) have 66 acres next Salina Rusher & Esther C. Bruce, for $600.00, witnessed by C. N. McKenzie & acknowledged.

31 Aug 1881 Book 59 page 395 John P. Brantley & wife Alice B. let Luke Blackmer have above & James Cline let Matthew P. Cline have it who let her have it — see deed of trust.

29 Oct 1881 Book 60 page 54 Eve C. Cline lets Tobias Kesler (both of Rowan Co. N.C.) have 35 acres next Moses Eddleman, Moses Stirewalt, Jeremiah Graeber & others, for $1.00, witnessed by J. M. Horah & acknowledged on the same day. (Catharine Stirewalt let her have this).

09 Mar 1883 Book 36, page 541-544 James Cline and wife Margaret of Cabarrus County, NC let Caleb P. Cline of Cabarrus County, NC have 198 acres for $1300 and natural love and affection. Adj lands of John F. Fink and E. P. Deal. Witnessed and proved by: Rufus Cline, JP on same day.

14 Feb 1885 Book 65 page 62 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Margaret S. Suther of Rowan Co. N.C., have 171 acres on Schoolhouse Branch next —Harrison (formerly —Owens), for $1500.00, witnessed by J. L. Sifford & acknowledged on the same day.

12 Sept 1885 Book 72 page 302 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets the heirs of E. G. Sherrel (who are Lois W. Gant, Henry, Andy, Margery & Amanda Sherrill of Rowan Co. N.C.), have his life interest in 69 1/2 acres next Elizabeth Roseman, John Frick & others, for ______ witnessed & proved by John Shuping on Jan. 7 1889.

14 Sept 1891 Book 74 page 68 Margaret S. Suther lets Louisa I? Lyerly–both of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 171 acres on Schoolhouse Branch next the creek, —Harrison (formerly —Owens) but excepts the 100 acres which had been conveyed to D.A. Suther leaving 71 acres, for $325.00, witnessed by J. W. Mauney & acknowleged on Sept. 18 1891. (Refer to books 65 page 62, 44 page 286, 67 page 134).

17 Jan 1893 Book 77 page 147 J. W. Cline & wife Lou I.?, Rufus Cline & wife Georgia C., R. F. Cline & wife Anna of Cabarrus Co. N.C., let William Bostian of Rowan Co. N.C., have 30 1/4 acres (being lot #1 in the estate of deceased Jacob Deal who willed it to them), on & Crossing Cold Water Creek, next William Bostian & Levi Correll, for $425.00, witnessed by C. M. B. Goodnight & acknowledged in Cabarrus Co. on March 14 1893.

29 April 1895 Book 87 page 242 J. M. Harrison & wife F. H. let F. L. Correll & wife Alice J. (all of Rowan Co. N.C.) have 100 acres in Steele Township near the north bank of Back Creek on Schoolhouse Branch, for $600.00, witnessed by J. K. Graham & acknowledged on May 6 1895. (This is part of the land which James Cline let W. S. Suther have — see Book 65 page 62).

These were copied from the Rowan Public Library (the Edith M. Clark History Room) before 2000 but I’m not sure exactly what date.

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