John Toliver ABSHER

John Toliver ABSHER[1]

Male 1864 - 1934

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  • Name  John Toliver ABSHER 
    Born  24 May 1864  Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Sep 1934  Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  2 Sep 1934  Wilkes County, North Carolina - Taylor Cemeter Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I14808  Schultheis
    Last Modified  17 Jul 2015 

    Father  Levi ABSHER,   b. Bef 1850, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Susan HANDY,   b. Bef 1850, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F16368  Group Sheet

    Family  Charity Elizabeth KILBY,   b. Abt Jan 1871, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1936 
    Married  Abt 1895 
    Children 
     1. Milton McIver ABSHER,   b. Abt Aug 1895, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1979, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hiley Virginia ABSHER,   b. 24 Jul 1897, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1961, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Biner Katherine ABSHER,   b. Abt Feb 1900, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1978
     4. Ethel B. ABSHER,   b. 28 Jul 1903, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bessie Mae ABSHER,   b. Abt 1906, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Arthur Alonzo ABSHER,   b. 25 May 1908, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Fields ABSHER,   b. Aft 1910,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F242  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    ABSHER, John Toliver - Death Certificate
    ABSHER, John Toliver - Death Certificate
    ABSHER, John Toliver - Death Certificate
    ABSHER, John Toliver - Death Certificate

  • Notes 


    • INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
      1900 Wilkes County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 131, Walnut Grove Township
      - Age 33, married to Charity for 5 yrs
      - Born May 1867
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
      - Occupation was farmer, own account
      - Can read, can write, speaks English
      - Owns farm, free of mortgage, farm schedule # 129
      Note: Has grandmother, Mahaly Handy, age 94, living in household
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      1910 Wilkes County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 18, Walnut Grove Township
      - Age 45, married 1st to Thursey E. for 15 yrs
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
      - Speaks English
      - Occupation was laborer, home farm
      - Can read and write
      - Owned farm free of mortgage
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      1920 Wilkes County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 2, Walnut Grover Township
      - Age 55, married to Charity E.
      - Owned free of mortgage
      - Can read and write
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
      - Speaks English
      - Occupation was farmer, general farm, own account
      - Farm schedule # 2
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      1930 Wilkes County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 81, Walnut Grove Township
      - Owns home, value not listed
      - Age 65, married to Charity. Age at first marriage was 25
      - Able to read and write
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
      - Speaks English
      - Occupation was farmer, general farm, own account
      - Not a veteran
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      Death certificate from Wilkes County, North Carolina:
      - Date of death was September 1, 1934
      - Cause of death was apoplexy
      - Residence was Halls Mills, North Carolina
      - Wife was Charity Absher
      - Occupation was farmer
      - Date of birth was May 24, 1865 in Wilkes County, North Carolina
      - Father was Levi Absher, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina
      - Mother was Susan Haney, born in Wilkes County, North Carolina
      - Informant was A. A. Absher, Halls Mills, North Carolina
      - Burial in Taylor Cemetery, September 2, 1934
      - Undertaker was Reins Sturdivant

  • Sources 
    1. [S188] Ashe County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume I, Family History # 371.

    2. [S571] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 [database on-line], Death Certificate of J. T. Absher.
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