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Posted by: Carolyn L Azbill Date: September 07, 2000 at 15:54:58
In Reply to: Re: RE: WILLIAM ASBILL 11 by Carolyn L Azbill of 499

According to the United States Census of 1790, "Billy's father and his step-mother, Elizabeth Moore, had gone back to Hillsboro District, Randolph County, North Carolina (Billy's mother Malinda died the same year he was born, 1787). The Census states that Billy had one brother and two sisters at that time. This brother was Joseph, son of Elizabeth Moore whom William Asbill, Sr. had married in 1789, therefore the two girls had to be the daughters of Malinda. We have no records of what became of these two sisters. They possibly died young or perhaps grew up and married some of the Kentucky families which the Asbills married into, such as the Becknells, Coyles, Winklers, etc. After 1790 the family moved to Surry County, N. C. We have a record of Lydia Asbill, half-sister of Billy being born in 1804. His uncle John Asbill married Elizabeth Coyle there on January 31, 1788, so we believe that his father's family must have lived either with or near John.

A story was told by his half sister, Lydia, concerning a hunting trip to the Indian Country. (We assume that Billy made many such trips to see his relatives and hunt with them.) Long travel had made him very tired and upon finding a nice bed of leaves which he raked toget


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