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Re: Elizabeth Stepp / Hezekiah Drake, Hendersonville, NC.
Posted by: Rita Ficht (ID *****0762) Date: May 31, 2010 at 07:17:03
In Reply to: Re: Elizabeth Stepp / Hezekiah Drake, Hendersonville, NC. by CHERYL PUJADAS of 978

Elizabeth and Shadrack Lewallen moved from NC to Huntsville, Scott county, TN about 1856. Her sister, Jane, was living with them at that time. Apparently she died , along with Elizabeth and Shadrack in a smallpox epidemic around 1861-2. The sisters were brought up on charges of stealing corn, and Elizabeth was also arrested and accused of running a " bawdy house". These two are named as children of James ( born about 1784) in settling the estate of their grandfather, James,ll as their father was dead by then. Kathy Summers did have this on her Henderson county website as I submitted the lawsuit myself. I haven't checked lately to see if it's still there. I know she was having trouble with it sometime back.
I am trying to find another sister, Leah, who married Tonsil/Touensil Stepp. They seem to have vanished into thin air. If you ever see anything about them, please let me know.

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