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Re: William H. Deaver
Posted by: Joan DEAVER Date: January 26, 2002 at 10:56:47
In Reply to: Re: William H. Deaver by Joe D. Deaver of 935

Hi Nadia!
William Henry Deaver is my husband's great grandfather.
       1. William Henry Deaver, born 1846 in Madison Co., NC (a family Bible shows the bd to be June 10, 1847); died June 13, 1915 in East Spencer, NC. He was the son of John Deaver & Mary Phillips. He married Mary Leah Green June 27, 1872 in Green's Grove, Rutherford Co., NC. She was born June 22, 1855 in Bostic, Rutherford Co., NC, & died October 26, 1924 in Hendersonville, Henderson Co., NC. She was the daughter of Judge Joseph William Green & Catherine Harrill.

Burial: National Cem. Salisbury, NC
Elected: Magistrate, Buncombe Co. NC. Source ORR
Military service 1: CSA, Co. B, 2nd Reg., NC Vol. M. I. per Mary Leah's Widow Pension # Wid 800174
Military service 2: July 07, 1862, Age 16, Enlisted D Co. 29th Inf Reg. NC
Occupation 1: Produced 1 of Asheville's 1st newspapers THE JOURNAL: Source ORR
Occupation 2: Chief North State Detective Agy, US Govt. 40 yrs. Source ORR History
Public Service: On committee to locate Asheville's 1st Courthse: ORR
Source 1: "ORR" is Lottie (DEAVER) ORR's unpublished DEAVER HISTORY written in 1945.
Source 2: [1846-June 13, 1915] WARD & BIDDIX, HERITAGE OF OLD BUNCOMBE, p 150 & ORR

More About Mary Leah Green:
Burial: Blk F, R. 18, Oakdale Cem., Hendersonville, NC
Education: Old Salem College, Salem, NC: ORR
Residence: July 1915, W/dau. Mrs John B. ORR (Lottie), East Spencer, Rowan, NC
Source 1: [June 22, 1855-Oct. 26, 1924] per HERITAGE OF OLD BUNCOMBE, p 150
Source 2: Name from Dr. Margaret Green, MGreen1261@aol.com
Widow's Pension: July 08, 1915, Husb. in CSA. Filed for Widow's Pension.

Joan Deaver


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