Frances Gilreath1

F, (1851 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Nancy S Ellis1 (1815 - )
     Frances Gilreath was born in 1851 at Virginia, US.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USShe appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, in the household of her parents, William Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis.1

Citations

  1. [S148] 1860 US Census,.

George Gilreath1

M, (Mar 12, 1687 - May 6, 1789)
     George Gilreath married Mary Murray.1 George Gilreath was born on Mar 12, 1687 at Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 He died on May 6, 1789 at North Carolina, US, at age 102.2

Family

Mary Murray (1705 - 1779)
Child

Citations

  1. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Marriages.
  2. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Henry Gilreath

M, (1786 - Jul 23, 1842)
Father*William Gilreath (Apr 28, 1753 - 1835)
Mother*Sarah Jones
     Henry Gilreath was born on Oct 7, 1781 at Wilkes, North Carolina, US.1 He was born in 1786 at Wilkes, North Carolina, US.2 He married Lavina Parks on Nov 16, 1802 at Wilkes, North Carolina, US.3,1 Henry Gilreath died on Jul 23, 1842.1

Family

Lavina Parks (Jul 23, 1785 - )
Child

Citations

  1. [S185] Kenneth H. Gilreath, "Kenneth H. Gilreath email," e-mail to Tony Cox.
  2. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births.
  3. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, North Carolina State Archives. North Carolina County Marriage Indexes.
  4. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, pg 13 Line 41.

Henry S Gilreath1

M, (1853 - Oct 14, 1894)
Photograph by Fairview3
Father*William Gilreath2,3 (1818 - )
Mother*Nancy S Ellis2,3 (1815 - )
     Henry S Gilreath was born in 1853 at Scott, Virginia, US.3 He married Martha Jane Bledsoe, daughter of Winfield Bledsoe and Sallie Gilliam, on Aug 5, 1877 at Scott, Virginia, US, service performed by A L Maniss.1,2,3 Henry S Gilreath died on Oct 14, 1894 at Scott, Virginia, US.

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USHe appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, in the household of his parents, William Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis.4
Cens1880Powell District, Scott, Virginia, USHenry S Gilreath and Martha Jane Bledsoe appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Scott, Virginia, at Powell District, enumerated Jun 11, 1880. Their children Lorenzy and Vermount were listed as living with them.5

Family

Martha Jane Bledsoe (Apr 21, 1858 - Feb 4, 1940)
Children

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, Page 54 Line 43.
  4. [S148] 1860 US Census,.
  5. [S147] 1880 US Census,.

Hiram Gilreath1

M, (Jun 10, 1875 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Margaret Jane Spears1 (1831 - )
     Hiram Gilreath was born on Jun 10, 1875 at Scott, Virginia, US.1

Citations

  1. [S185] Kenneth H. Gilreath, "Kenneth H. Gilreath email," e-mail to Tony Cox.

Leonard Gilreath1

M, (Sep 3, 1913 - Dec 29, 1915)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Leonard Gilreath was born on Sep 3, 1913 at Scott, Virginia, US.1 He died on Dec 29, 1915 at Scott, Virginia, US, at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Lloyd Gilreath1

M, (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Photograph by Fairview3
Father*Henry S Gilreath1 (1853 - Oct 14, 1894)
Mother*Martha Jane Bledsoe1 (Apr 21, 1858 - Feb 4, 1940)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Lloyd Gilreath was born on Sep 15, 1884 at Lee, Virginia, US.1 He married Virginia Carter, daughter of Abraham Carter and Martha J. Anderson, on Mar 16, 1905 at Lee, Virginia, US.1 Lloyd Gilreath son died Leonard Gilreath on Dec 29, 1915 at Scott, Virginia, US.1 Lloyd Gilreath died on Jun 2, 1949 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 64 SURGOINSVILLE – Lloyd Gilreath, 64, died Thursday at 2 a.m. at his home in Surgoinsville following a long illness.

He was a member of the Oak Dale Baptist Church and of the Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his widow and five daughters: Mrs. Margaret Gilreath, Mrs. Taft Blair, Mrs. Margie Rutledge, Mrs. R. H. Armstrong and Mrs. Clay Crawford, all of Surgoinsville; four sons also survive: Paul, Holly and Bob of Surgoinsville and G. E. Gilreath of Church Hill.

The body will remain at Wilson Funeral Home until Saturday afternoon at which time it will be taken to the home in Carters Valley.

The Masonic Lodge will have charge of the services at Oak Dale Cemetery following services at Oak Dale Church Sunday at 2 p.m.

SOURCE:

KINGSPORT NEWS
KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
3 JUN 1949.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1910Wise, Virginia, USLloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Wise, Virginia, enumerated Apr 29, 1910, he was working as a miner and they were living next to her parents. Their children Everette, William and Emily were listed as living with them.2
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USLloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, enumerated Apr 7, 1930, both could read and write. Their children Everette, William, Emily, Margie, Ruth, Charles, Robert, Martha and Margaret were listed as living with them.3
Cens1940Carter Valley Road, Hawkins, Tennessee, USLloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, at Carter Valley Road, enumerated May 3, 1940, they owned thier farm which was valued at $ 1,000. He was reported as unable to work. Their children Charles, Robert, Martha and Margaret were listed as living with them.4

Family

Virginia Carter (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
Children

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S126] 1910 US Census,.
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.
  4. [S146] 1940 US Census,.

Lorenzy Gilreath1

M, (1879 - )
Father*Henry S Gilreath1 (1853 - Oct 14, 1894)
Mother*Martha Jane Bledsoe1 (Apr 21, 1858 - Feb 4, 1940)
     Lorenzy Gilreath was born in 1879 at Virginia, US.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1880Powell District, Scott, Virginia, USHe appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Scott, Virginia, in the household of his parents, Henry S Gilreath and Martha Jane Bledsoe.1

Citations

  1. [S147] 1880 US Census,.

Margaret Lenore Gilreath1

F, (Sep 6, 1927 - Jul 19, 2005)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Margaret Lenore Gilreath was born on Sep 6, 1927 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US.1 Her married name was Wallen.2 She married Ernest Wallen Jr on Jul 21, 1956 at Hawkins, Tennessee, US.2,3 Margaret Lenore Gilreath died on Jul 19, 2005 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 77.2 She was buried at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, her obituary read:

Margaret L. Gilreath Wallen, 77, of 107 Looney's Gap Road, passed away Tuesday (July 19, 2005) at her residence following a brief illness.

Mrs. Wallen was a life long resident of Hawkins County and was a member of Oak Dale Central Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd and Virgie Carter Gilreath, four brothers, Everette Gilreath, Holly Gilreath, Paul Gilreath and Leonard Gilreath, three sisters, Buna Vesta Gilreath, Emily Blair and Margie Rutledge.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest Wallen, Jr., Surgoinsville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna Smith, Key West, Florida; Rhonda and Curt Kendrick, Kimberly and Dwayne Neal, all of Surgoinsville; two grandchildren, Charlena Kendrick and Zion Neal; one brother, Bob Gilreath, Surgoinsville; two sisters, Ruth Armstrong and Martha Crawford, both of Surgoinsville; several neices and nephews.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at the residence.

Services will be conducted Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jerry Anderson and Elder Fred Gilreath officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Dale Cemetery.

To leave an online message or sign the guest registry for the Wallen family, please visit us @ www.johnsonfuneralhome.org.

SOURCE:

JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME
CHURCH HILL, TENNESSEE
20 JUL 2005

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS
KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
20 JUL 2005.2

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.4
Cens1940Carter Valley Road, Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.1

Citations

  1. [S146] 1940 US Census,.
  2. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.
  4. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Margie Gilreath1

F, (Dec 1, 1911 - May 7, 2005)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Margie Gilreath was born on Dec 1, 1911 at Scott, Virginia, US.1 Her married name was Rutledge.1,2 She married William Elmer Rutledge on Dec 17, 1930 at Scott, Virginia, US.1,2 Margie Gilreath died on May 7, 2005 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 93.1 She was buried at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, her obituary read:

Margie Gilreath Rutledge was born December 1, 1911, and went to her heavenly home on May 7, 2005, at the age of 93. She was born in Scott County, Virginia but spent most of her life in Hawkins County. She was a charter member of Oak Dale Central Baptist Church and was a member of Fairview Chapter # 80, Order of Eastern Star. She worked for 25 years in food service at Surgoinsville High School.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gale Rutledge, her parents, Lloyd and Virgie Carter Gilreath, two sisters, Buna Vesta Gilreath and Emily Blair, four brothers, Everette Gilreath, Holly Gilreath, Leonard Gilreath and Paul Gilreath.

She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Leo and Loretta Rutledge, Jonesboro, Indiana, W. E. Rutledge, Surgoinsville; one brother, Bob Gilreath, Surgoinsville; three sisters, Ruth Armstrong, Martha Crawford and Margaret Wallen, all of Surgoinsville; four grandchildren, six step grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, twelve step great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 P. M. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at the residence.

Services will be conducted Tuesday at 8:00 P. M. in the funeral home chapel with Elder Fred Gilreath, Rev. Jerry Anderson and Rev. Ken Christian officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Dale Cemetery.

The family request those desiring may make memorial contributions to the charity of choice.

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Rutledge family.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.3

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Martha Gilreath1

F, (1846 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Nancy S Ellis1 (1815 - )
     Martha Gilreath was born in 1846 at Virginia, US.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USShe appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, in the household of her parents, William Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis.1

Citations

  1. [S148] 1860 US Census,.

Martha Jane Gilreath1

F, (Mar 15, 1921 - Aug 14, 2006)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Her married name was Crawford.2 Martha Jane Gilreath was born on Mar 15, 1921 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US.1,2 She married Henry Clay Crawford.2 Martha Jane Gilreath died on Aug 14, 2006 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 85.2 She was buried at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, her obituary read:
Martha Jane Gilreath Crawford, 85, of Surgoinsville went home to be with Jesus on Monday morning (August 14, 2006) at Indian Path Medical Center.

She was a lifelong resident of Hawkins County. Mrs. Crawford was a longtime member of Oakdale Central Baptist Church in Surgoinsville.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan Clay Crawford of Odenville, Alabama; her parents, Lloyd & Virgie Carter Gilreath; her brothers, Everette Gilreath, Holly Gilreath & Paul Gilreath; her sisters, Emily Blair, Margie Rutledge & Margaret Wallen along with an infant brother & infant sister.

Martha Jane Crawford is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, who never left her side during her illness, Clay Crawford; her two sons, Charles Howard Crawford & his wife, Pam (Rogersville), Glen Crawford & his wife, Cynthia (Surgoinsville); two daughters, Carolyn Anderson & her husband, Rev. Jerry (Church Hill), Linda McLain & her husband, Lester (Fall Branch); her grandsons, Jonathan Crawford & his wife, Angela (Mobile, Alabama), Brian Anderson & his wife, Robin (Mount Carmel), Ethan Crawford; her granddaughters, Melissa Hamilton & her husband, Jamie (Church Hill), Rachel Tipton & her husband, Jimmy (Church Hill), Jennifer McLain (Fall Branch); a great grandson, Matthew Hamilton; a step great grandson, Benjamin Simpson; two great granddaughters, Afton Tipton & Erin Tipton; a step great granddaughter, Madeline Simpson; her brother, Bob Gilreath & her sister, Ruth Armstrong (both of Surgoinsville) along with several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours for Mrs. Crawford will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2006 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill or friends may call anytime at the residence of the daughter, Carolyn Anderson, 301 Gilda Avenue, Church Hill.

A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, August 17, 2006 at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Pat Hammond & Pastor Eddie McAmis officiating.

A graveside service will be conducted at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery on Friday, August 18, 2006 at 10 a.m. Pallbearers will be Brian Anderson, Jonathan Crawford, Jamie Hamilton, Jimmy Tipton, Ethan Crawford & Glen Crawford. Anyone wishing to attend the graveside service is asked to meet at the cemetery by 9:50 on Friday, August 18, 2006.

Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill is serving the Crawford family.2

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.3
Cens1940Carter Valley Road, Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.1

Citations

  1. [S146] 1940 US Census,.
  2. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Mary Gilreath1

F, (1849 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Nancy S Ellis1 (1815 - )
     Mary Gilreath was born in 1849 at Virginia, US.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USShe appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, in the household of her parents, William Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis.1

Citations

  1. [S148] 1860 US Census,.

Rebecca A Gilreath1

F, (1872 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Margaret Jane Spears1 (1831 - )
     Rebecca A Gilreath was born in 1872 at Scott, Virginia, US.1

Citations

  1. [S185] Kenneth H. Gilreath, "Kenneth H. Gilreath email," e-mail to Tony Cox.

Robert Anderson Gilreath1

M, (Jan 20, 1920 - Sep 30, 2008)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Robert Anderson Gilreath was born on Jan 20, 1920 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US.1,2 He died on Sep 30, 2008 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 88.2 He was buried at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, his obituary stated that:
Bob A. Gilreath, 88, of Carter's Valley Road went home to be with the Lord at sunset on Tuesday (September 30, 2008) at his residence following a lengthy illness.

He was a lifelong resident of Hawkins County. He retired from Holliston Mills and was an avid farmer, which was his full-time profession. He was a member of Clay Lodge # 386 F&AM. He attended for many years Oakdale Central Baptist Church and was a member of Cold Springs Freewill Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon along with teaching Sunday School. Bob was a loving husband of 62 years, a loving father, a loving grandfather, a loving great-grandfather and a loving brother.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Williams Gilreath; his sisters, Emily Blair, Margie Rutledge, Martha Crawford, Margaret Wallen and an infant sister; his brothers, Everett Gilreath, Holly Gilreath, Paul Gilreath and Leonard Gilreath.

Bob Gilreath is survived by his daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Priscilla) Smith (Blountville), Mrs. Pat (Rachel) Hammond (Surgoinsville), Mrs. Kyle (Deborah) Falin (Church Hill), his seven grandchildren, Jason Falin, Martha Mowell and her husband, Billy, Jennifer Hammond, Gwen Hammond, Bob Hammond and his wife, Tina, Micah Kegley and her husband, Josh, Jerry Smith and his wife, Melanie; seven great-grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob, Elijah, Joseph, Jessee, Jamie and Anna Bella; a sister, Ruth Armstrong (Surgoinsville); along with several nieces and nephews and his special caregivers.

A visitation was held on Thursday (October 2, 2008) from 5 to 8 p.m. at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill and at the daughters' residences.

A Masonic service was conducted by Clay Lodge # 386 F&AM at 8 p.m. on Thursday (October 2, 2008) in the funeral home chapel.

A funeral service was conducted on Friday (October 3, 2008) at 1 p.m. at Cold Springs Freewill Baptist Church with his Pastor, Jerry Anderson and his sons-in-law, Pat Hammond and Kyle Falin officiating.

A graveside service followed the funeral service at Oak Dale Church Cemetery with Jerry Smith, Bob Hammond, Jason Falin, Joseph Smith, Zachary Hammond, Jessee Almeria serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were his nephews and Homer Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oak Dale Church Cemetery fund, c/o Carolyn Goodson, 562 Stoney Point Road, Surgoinsville, TN 37873.

You may send an online condolence to the family of Bob Gilreath by visiting www.cartertrent.com.

Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill is serving the Gilreath family.

SOURCE:

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW
ROGERSVILLE, TENNESSEE
30 SEP 2008.2

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USHe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of his parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.3
Cens1940Carter Valley Road, Hawkins, Tennessee, USHe appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.1

Citations

  1. [S146] 1940 US Census,.
  2. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Ruth Gilreath1

F, (Apr 16, 1915 - Apr 16, 2010)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Ruth Gilreath was born on Apr 16, 1915 at Lee, Virginia, US.1 Her married name was Armstrong.2 She married Richard H Armstrong on Nov 12, 1932 at Hawkins, Tennessee, US.2 Ruth Gilreath died on Apr 16, 2010 at Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US, at age 95.1 She was buried at New Providence Presbyterian Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US; her obituary read:

Ruth Gilreath Armstrong, 95 of Surgoinsville, got to go home to be with Jesus on her birthday, April 16, 2010 at home with her family and friends. Born in Blackwater, VA she had been a resident of Hawkins County for most of her life. Ruth was a charter member of Oak Dale Baptist Church, where she attended for as long as she was able. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to all. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Armstrong; her parents, Lloyd and Virgie Carter Gilreath; step-daughter, V. Jeanne Smith; four sisters, Emily Blair, Margie Rutledge, Martha Jane Crawford and Margaret Wallen; four brothers, Everett, Holly, Paul and Bob Gilreath.

Ruth is survived by her son, Ralph Armstrong of Surgoinsville; daughters, Ellen Wolfe and husband Cecil Wolfe, Jr. of Hiltons, VA, Mary Jane Pruitt and husband Robert of Surgoinsville; grandchildren, Ricky Smith and wife Tracy of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Luanne Taylor and husband Lee, II of Moore, SC, Jill Armstrong of Valprasio, Ind, Beth Richter and husband Matt of Beaufort, SC, Andi Crawley and husband Chris of Surgoinsville and Mark Pruitt and wife Chenoa of Church Hill; great-grandchildren, Haven, Aliyah and Drew Crawley, Jeremy Burkhart, Jaxon Richter, Rome Pruitt, Walker and Cameron Smith, Lee Taylor, III, Julie Taylor and Kathyrn Means; great-great grandchildren, Cade and Charlie Taylor; sister-in-law, Amy Armstrong Moyer of Knoxville; son-in-law, Bill Smith of Willow Springs, NC; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 1115 Hwy 11W, Church Hill, TN. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dennis Price and Pastor Freddie Freeman officiating. Music will be provided by Rebecca and Rick Griggs.

Burial will follow in New Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Virgil Mauk, J. E. Mauk, Tim Barton, Phillip Barton Tommy Gilreath, Robert Pruitt and Henry Derrick.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Yvonne Eidson who helped care for Mother, to Amedisys Home Health and Amedisys Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Providence Presbyterian Church, Cemetery Fund, C/O Billy Davidson, 993 Carters Valley Rd, Surgoinsville, TN 37873.

Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill is serving the Armstrong family

SOURCE:

CARTER-TRENT FUNERAL HOME
CHURCH HILL, TENNESSEE
17 APR 2010.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USShe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of her parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.3

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Thomas Gilreath1

M, (Mar 3, 1842 - Jun 2, 1902)
Father*William Gilreath1,2 (1818 - )
Mother*Nancy S Ellis1,2 (1815 - )
     Thomas Gilreath was born on Mar 3, 1842 at Iredell, North Carolina, US.1,3,2 He was a farmer.2 He married Sally Fields, daughter of Henry Fields and Rebecca (?), on Jan 25, 1880 at Scott, Virginia, US, Both Thomas and Sally were widowed. L S Rhoten preseided over the ceremony.2 Thomas Gilreath died on Jun 2, 1902 at Scott, Virginia, US, at age 60.3 He was buried after Jun 2, 1902 at New Melody Church Cemetery, Scott, Virginia, US.3

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USHe appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, in the household of his parents, William Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis.1

Family

Sally Fields (1852 - )

Citations

  1. [S148] 1860 US Census,.
  2. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, pg 63 line 6.
  3. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Vermount Gilreath1

M, (Feb 14, 1880 - Sep 25, 1961)
Father*Henry S Gilreath1 (1853 - Oct 14, 1894)
Mother*Martha Jane Bledsoe1 (Apr 21, 1858 - Feb 4, 1940)
     Vermount Gilreath was born on Feb 14, 1880 at Virginia, US.1 He married Martha Bledsoe on Jul 31, 1900 at Scott, Virginia, US. Vermount Gilreath died on Sep 25, 1961 at age 81.

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1880Powell District, Scott, Virginia, USHe appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Scott, Virginia, in the household of his parents, Henry S Gilreath and Martha Jane Bledsoe.1

Family

Martha Bledsoe (1878 - )

Citations

  1. [S147] 1880 US Census,.

William Gilreath1

M, (1818 - )
Father*Henry Gilreath2,3 (1786 - Jul 23, 1842)
Mother*Lavina Parks2,3 (Jul 23, 1785 - )
     William Gilreath married Nancy S Ellis.1 William Gilreath was born in 1809 at Wilkes, North Carolina, US.3 He was born in 1818 at Wilkes, North Carolina, US.4,5 He married Margaret Jane Spears, daughter of Andrew Spears and Mary (?), on Sep 20, 1861 at Scott, Virginia, US, service performed by James P Carter. Both were widowed.2,3

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1860Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, USWilliam Gilreath and Nancy S Ellis appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Estillville District, Scott, Virginia, US, enumerated Sep 24, 1860. Their children Thomas, Elizabeth, Mary, Frances, Henry and Martha were listed as living with them, their farm was valued at $3,000 with personal property worth $1,426. William and Thomas were farming while Nancy and Elizabeth were listed as spinsters.5

Family 1

Nancy S Ellis (1815 - )
Children

Family 2

Margaret Jane Spears (1831 - )
Children

Citations

  1. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  2. [S185] Kenneth H. Gilreath, "Kenneth H. Gilreath email," e-mail to Tony Cox.
  3. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, pg 13 Line 41.
  4. [S147] 1880 US Census,.
  5. [S148] 1860 US Census,.
  6. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, pg 63 line 6.
  7. [S37] Phyllis Lousie Willits (Enhanced & indexed) Peterson, Scott Marriage 2 1854 - 1893, Page 54 Line 43.

William Gilreath

M, (Apr 28, 1753 - 1835)
Father*William Gilreath (1730 - 1794)
Mother*Mary Arrington (1731 - 1788)
     William Gilreath was born on Apr 28, 1753.1 He served as a Captain in the Revolutionary War in the Nort Carolina line.1 He married Sarah Jones on Dec 3, 1779 at Warren, North Carolina, US.2 William Gilreath died in 1835.1 He was buried at Oakwoods Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, US.1

Family

Sarah Jones
Child

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, North Carolina County Marriage Indexes. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.

William Gilreath

M, (1730 - 1794)
Father*George Gilreath1 (Mar 12, 1687 - May 6, 1789)
Mother*Mary Murray1 (1705 - 1779)
     William Gilreath was also known as William "Waggoner" Gilreath.2 He was born in 1730 at Bute, North Carolina, US.1 He married Mary Arrington in 1751 at North Carolina, US.1 William Gilreath died in 1794 at Newberry, South Carolina, US.2 He was buried at Crenshaw-Finch Cemetery, Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, US.2

Family

Mary Arrington (1731 - 1788)
Child

Citations

  1. [S143] Ancestry.com, online http://boards.ancestry.com/, Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Marriages.
  2. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/

William H Gilreath1

M, (1865 - )
Father*William Gilreath1 (1818 - )
Mother*Margaret Jane Spears1 (1831 - )
     William H Gilreath was born in 1865 at Scott, Virginia, US.1

Citations

  1. [S185] Kenneth H. Gilreath, "Kenneth H. Gilreath email," e-mail to Tony Cox.

William Holly Gilreath1

M, (Apr 26, 1908 - Nov 5, 1967)
Father*Lloyd Gilreath1 (Sep 15, 1884 - Jun 2, 1949)
Mother*Virginia Carter1 (Jun 5, 1884 - Jul 2, 1961)
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     William Holly Gilreath was born on Apr 26, 1908 at Virginia, US.1 He married Ola Mary Lafollette on Sep 22, 1934 at Hawkins, Tennessee, US.1 William Holly Gilreath died on Nov 5, 1967 at Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, US, at age 59.1 He was buried at Oakdale Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, US; his obituary stated:
William Holly Gilreath, 59, of Route 1, Surgoinsville, was dead on arrival at Holston Valley Community Hospital Sunday evening following an automobile accident.

He was a member of the Oak Dale Baptist Church, the Clay Masonic Lodge No. 385, the Shriners, the Knoxville Consistory, Scottish Rite, and was an employee of Tennessee Eastman Company for the past 25 years.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ola Gilreath; four daughters, Mrs. Virginia Hammonds, Mrs. Viola Anderson, Miss Dollie Gilreath, and Miss Elizabeth Gilreath, all of Surgoinsville; four sons, Thomas Gilreath of Church Hill, Leonard Gilreath of Beltsville, Md., Kenneth Gilreath of the U. S. Army, and Dana Gilreath of Surgoinsville; five sisters, Mrs. Emma Blair, Mrs. Marie Rutledge, Mrs. Martha Crawford, Mrs. Ruth Armstrong, and Mrs. Margaret Wallen, all of Surgoinsville; three brothers, Everette Gilreath of Church Hill and Paul Gilreath and Bob Gilreath, both of Surgoinsville; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Oak Dale Baptist Church, with Rev. Dana Crawford and Rev. Dewey Ramey officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites at the graveside.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Wilson Funeral Home.

PUBLISHED
KINGSPORT NEWS
KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
7 NOV 1967.1

Census

CensusLocationMemo
Cens1910Wise, Virginia, USHe appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Wise, Virginia, in the household of his parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.2
Cens1930Hawkins, Tennessee, USHe appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Hawkins, Tennessee, in the household of his parents, Lloyd Gilreath and Virginia Carter.3

Citations

  1. [S141] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  2. [S126] 1910 US Census,.
  3. [S155] 1930 US Census,.

Loula Godsey1

F
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     Loula Godsey married James W. Carter, son of Charles M Carter and Mary Wood.1

Citations

  1. [S35] Joseph Lyon M.D. Miller, The Decendants of Captain Thomas Carter, p 240.

Julia Gose1

F
ChartsWilliam Culbertson Descendants
     Julia Gose married Stephen L. Culbertson, son of Charles Culbertson and Nancy Osborne.1

Family

Stephen L. Culbertson (1844 - 1918)

Citations

  1. [S46] Olga Jones & Izora Waters Frizzell Edwards, The "Connection" In East Tennessee, p.219.

Lucinda Gose1

F
ChartsWilliam Culbertson Descendants
     Lucinda Gose married John W. Culbertson, son of Charles Culbertson and Nancy Osborne.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Olga Jones & Izora Waters Frizzell Edwards, The "Connection" In East Tennessee, p.219.

(?) Gravenstine1

M
ChartsWilliam Culbertson Descendants
     (?) Gravenstine married Rebecca Culbertson, daughter of Andrew Culbertson and Jennet Breckenridge.1,2

Family

Rebecca Culbertson (1738 - 1821)

Citations

  1. [S46] Olga Jones & Izora Waters Frizzell Edwards, The "Connection" In East Tennessee, p.216.
  2. [S133] Dickson Website, online http://users.rcn.com/gisela1/williamculbertson.htm

(?) Gray1

F
ChartsWilliam Carter Descendants
William Skipwith Descendants
     (?) Gray married Nelson Carter, son of Joseph Carter and Rittie White.1,2

Citations

  1. [S35] Joseph Lyon M.D. Miller, The Decendants of Captain Thomas Carter, p 255.
  2. [S110] American Genealogical Research Institute, A History of the Carter Family, p. 270.

(?) Gray1

M
ChartsWilliam Culbertson Descendants
     (?) Gray married Sibella Culbertson, daughter of James Culbertson and Mary Kilgore.1

Family

Sibella Culbertson (Aug 10, 1793 - )

Citations

  1. [S46] Olga Jones & Izora Waters Frizzell Edwards, The "Connection" In East Tennessee, p.218.

Charles Wesley Gray1

M
     Charles Wesley Gray married Rosannah Dougherty, daughter of John Dougherty and Patsy Wampler.1

Citations

  1. [S94] William C. Dougherty, Family History of James Dougherty, p 16.