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Families -- North Carolina -- Cherokee County

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fain Family, Addition # 2

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-41
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of a family Bible and three letters from the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC, written to Dr. C.M. Hitchcock.



NOTE: For more information see Fain Family (MSS 80-21) and FAIN Family, Add. #1 (MSS 80-22).

Harshaw Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-58
Scope and Contents The Harshaw family settled in Cherokee County, NC, in 1838. In that year, three brothers, John, Joshua, and Abram Harshaw located in the county. Most of the materials in the collection concern Abram Harshaw and his son Abram McDowell Harshaw. The Harshaws were businessmen and farmers. Abram and his descendants were reputed to be the largest slave owners in Cherokee County. The collection contains two account books. One book is not identified but probably belonged to...

Jason D. Ledford Family Papers

 File
Identifier: SM 80-10
Content Description The collection contains genealogical material concerning the family of Jason D. Ledford of Cherokee County, NC. The main theme of the collection is Nathaniel C. Browder's attempt to establish that Jason D. Ledford (c. 1800-18??) was the son of Peter Ledford, Sr., of Burke County, NC. Browder assembled his evidence through quotations from Ledford descendants and evidence from official documents.Included in the papers are copies of 1923 correspondence from H.J. Crumley of Benton,...

Louise Bayless Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-09
Scope and Contents The collection contains a history of Fort Butler in Cherokee County, NC, by Louise A. Bayless, and several genealogy items on Cherokee County families. These items include: 1. James P. H. Porter and Jane Owens marriage contract and subsequent dispute, 1842, 1849. 2. Biographical sketch of the Felix family. 3. Biographical sketch of the George Whery Dickey family. 4. Letter, Samuel W. to John W....