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Source 1: "ORR" is Lottie (DEAVER) ORR's unpublished DEAVER HISTORY written in 1945.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.
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