McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Rufus Henry Shepherd

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 13 Jun 1900;
Page 161B; Image 18 of 24; Family #173/180.
Listed as Henry R. Shepperd; age 13; born in Jan 1887 in NC; in household of father, William M.
Shepherd.
2. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; north Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 4 May 1910;
Page 135B; Image 16 of 18; Family #145/147.
Listed as Henry R. Shepherd; age 23; born in NC; single; laborer in steam tannery; in household of
father; William M. Shepherd.
3. Wilkes Co, NC; WW I Draft Registration Card #1136; 4 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rufus Henry Shepherd; age 30; born 24 Jan 1887 at North Wilkesvoro, NC; machinist for Mecoclows
Mill Co, N. Wlikesboro, NC; married; dependent wife and two children; tall with medium build, brown
eyes and black hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 197B; Image 36 of 48; Family 346/352.
Listed as Rufus Sheppard; age 32; born in NC; married; miller in corn mill; head of household
5. Wilkes Co, Death Certificate # 25684; NC Archives via Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rufus Henry Shepherd; age 75; born 24 Jan 1887 in Wilkes Co, NC; married; husband of Bessie P.
Shepherd; carpenter and lumber business; living on Sparta Rd; son of William M. and Nancy (Wadell)
Shepherd; died 24 Aug 1962 in Wilkes General Hospital, North Wilkesboro, NC; from a cerebral
thrombosis due to chronic nephritius and arteriosclerosis; buried 26 Aug 1962 in Mountlawn
Memorial Park, Wilkes Co, NC; informant, Clate Duncan, N. Wilkesboro, NC (this was his son-in-law).


Bertie Elizabeth Jennings

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; taken 8 Jun 1900; Page 126B; Image 12 of 38;
Family #116/117.
Listed as Bertie Jennings; age 12; born in May 1888 in NC; single; in household of father, Leander
M. Jennings.
2. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 197B; Image 36 of 48; Family 346/352.
Listed as Bertie Sheppard; age 31; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Rufus Shepherd.
3. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bertie Shepherd
[Bertie Jennings]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 38
Birth Date: 30 Jun 1889
Birth Place: Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 20 Jan 1928
Death Place: North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, USA
Father: L M Jennings
Mother: Victoria Elldge
Spouse: R H Shepherd"


Unnamed Shepherd

1. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 197B; Image 36 of 48; Family 346/352.
Listed as Unnamed female Sheppard; age 3; born in NC; in household of father, Rufus Shepherd.


Rufus Henry Shepherd

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 13 Jun 1900;
Page 161B; Image 18 of 24; Family #173/180.
Listed as Henry R. Shepperd; age 13; born in Jan 1887 in NC; in household of father, William M.
Shepherd.
2. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; north Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 4 May 1910;
Page 135B; Image 16 of 18; Family #145/147.
Listed as Henry R. Shepherd; age 23; born in NC; single; laborer in steam tannery; in household of
father; William M. Shepherd.
3. Wilkes Co, NC; WW I Draft Registration Card #1136; 4 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rufus Henry Shepherd; age 30; born 24 Jan 1887 at North Wilkesvoro, NC; machinist for Mecoclows
Mill Co, N. Wlikesboro, NC; married; dependent wife and two children; tall with medium build, brown
eyes and black hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 197B; Image 36 of 48; Family 346/352.
Listed as Rufus Sheppard; age 32; born in NC; married; miller in corn mill; head of household
5. Wilkes Co, Death Certificate # 25684; NC Archives via Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rufus Henry Shepherd; age 75; born 24 Jan 1887 in Wilkes Co, NC; married; husband of Bessie P.
Shepherd; carpenter and lumber business; living on Sparta Rd; son of William M. and Nancy (Wadell)
Shepherd; died 24 Aug 1962 in Wilkes General Hospital, North Wilkesboro, NC; from a cerebral
thrombosis due to chronic nephritius and arteriosclerosis; buried 26 Aug 1962 in Mountlawn
Memorial Park, Wilkes Co, NC; informant, Clate Duncan, N. Wilkesboro, NC (this was his son-in-law).


James Clate Duncan Sr

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site; Volume 2, Page 974.
James Clate Duncan; born 7 Feb 1909; son of Chapman D. and Carrie (Smithey) Duncan.
2. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Clate Duncan; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.
3. 1930 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; Roaring River; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page
228B; Image 22 of 40; Family #199/204.
Listed as Clate J. Duncan; age 21; born in NC; married at 21; team driver for state highway; in
household of mother, Carrie B. Duncan, with wife.
4. US WW II Draft Cards Young Men, 1898-1929; Card # 734; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Clate Duncan; age 31; born 7 Feb 1909 at Moravian Falls, NC; living at RFD 1, N. Wilkesboro,
Wilkes Co, NC; person who will always know address, Mrs. Grace Pauline Duncan, RFD 1, N.
Wilkesboro, NC; employed by P.W. Eleshman, Wilkes Hosiery Mill, N. Wilkesboro, NC; 5' 6 " tall;
160 lbs; hazel eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
5. NC Death Collection, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Clate Duncan, Sr; age 74; born 7 Feb 1909; married; SS #238-01-6471; died 3 Mar 1983
in Wilkes General Hospital, N. Wilkesboro, NC; burial in state.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Duncan; born 7 Feb 1909; died in Mar 1983; last residence, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co, NC;
SS # 238-01-6471; card issued in NC before 1951.


Grace Pauline Shepherd

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; Vol 37; Page 140; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Grace Pauline Shepherd; born 28 Oct 1911 in Wilkes Co, NC to Rufus Henry and Bertie (Jennings)
Shepherd.
2. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 197B; Image 36 of 48; Family 346/352.
Listed as Grace Sheppard; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Rufus Shepherd.
3. 1930 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; Roaring River; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page
228B; Image 22 of 40; Family #199/204.
Listed as Grace B. Duncan; age 18; born in NC; married at 18; in household of mother-in-law, Carrie
B. Duncan, with husband.
4. NC Death Collection, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Grace Pauline Duncan; age 87; born 28 Oct 1911 in Wilkes Co, NC; widow; father's last name,
Shepherd; died 2 Dec 1998 at her residence in Wilkes Co, NC; from cerebral degeneration,
Alzheimer's disease; burial in state.


Dianna

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Edwards Township; taken on 17 May 1910; Page 271A; Image 27 of
29; Family #249/250.
Listed as Diana Johnson; age 63; born in NC; widow; in household of son-in-law, William H.
Shepherd.


Chapman D. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Chapman D. Duncan; age 47; born in NC; married twice; last time for 17 yrs; farmer; head
of household.


Carrie B. Smithey

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Carrie B. Duncan; age 41; born in NC; married for 17 yrs; 8 children, 7 living; in household
of husband, Chapman D. Duncan.
2. 1930 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; Roaring River; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page
228B; Image 22 of 40; Family #199/204.
Listed as Carrie B. Duncan; age 62; widow; married at 23; farmer; head of household.


Charles C Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Charlie C. Duncan; age 17; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Corda B. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Corda B. Duncan; age 16; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Luther E. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Luther E. Duncan; age 12; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Ora G. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Ora G. Duncan; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Lula A. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Lula A. Duncan; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Millard Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Millard Duncan; age 6; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.


Tate C. Duncan

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Moravian Falls Township; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 72B; Image 22
of 24; Family #219/219.
Listed as Tate Duncan; age 4; born in NC; in household of father, Chapman D. Duncan.
2. 1930 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; Roaring River; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page
228B; Image 22 of 40; Family #199/204.
Listed as Tate C. Duncan; age 23; born in NC; single; in household of mother, Carrie B. Duncan.


Lila Tate Duncan

1. Wilkes Co, NC; Death Certificate #30685; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lila Tate (Duncan) Billings; age 27; born 1 Jun 1934 in Wilkes Co, NC; married; wife of Chy Franklin
Billings; living on Peden St, N. Wilkesboro, NC; daughter of Clate and Grace (Shepherd) Duncan, Sr;
died 7 Oct 1961 in the Wilkes General Hospital, N. Wilkesboro, NC from cerebrovascular accident,
due to postpartum hemorrhage, primary uterine inertia, L.B. (Live Birth) 7 Oct 1961, 40 weeks;
congestive heart failure, afibrinogenemia; buried 9 Oct 1961 in Mountlawn Memorial Park, N.
Wilkesboro, NC; informant, Chy Franklin Billings, N. Wilkesboro, NC


Betty Lou Kennerly

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; Wilkes Co, NC Vol 17; Page 533; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Betty Lou Kennerly; born in 1931 in Wilkes Co, NC; father, John Thurman Kennerly.


Elizabeth Gail Duncan

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site; Volume 34-A; Page 571.
Elizabeth Gail Duncan; born in 1947 in Wilkes Co, NC; father, J. Clate Duncan.