WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 7 Aug 2013
Jacob Conner  + Elizabeth M. Swearingen             John Garland Gibson + Sarah "Sally" Messer
     |                                                                      |
William Henry Conner                      +               Rachel Gibson
1827  -    1887                        1847         1827     -     1885
Burke Co NC   Swain Co NC                                              Jackson Co NC    Swain Co NC

                                                         
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                         Elisha L/T. Conner, 1841 -        
                         Logan H. Conner, 1845 -
                         Mary Elizabeth Conner, 1848 -
                         Andrew P. Conner, 1851 -
                         Jason L. Conner (Elizabeth C. Beck), 1850 - 1900
                         
Charity Palestine Conner (Samuel Leander Beck), 1854 - 1923
                         James Conner, 1855 -
                         Franklin "Doc" Conner (Margaret E. York), 1855 - 1948
                         Matilda A. Conner, 1858 -
                         Minerva J. Conner (Andrew General Bradley), 1858 - 1924
                         Nancy Elmina Conner (James Robert Beck), 1862 - 1931
                         Wiley Evans Conner (Clarinda Alice Beck), 1865 - 1949
                         John D. Conner, 1868 - after 1979
                         Margaret J. Conner, 1870 - 1920
                         Elizabeth Carolyn Conner (Epaphroditis Ulrie Everett), 1874 - 1936
Sources: US Census, Macon County NC, 1850;
     US Census, Qualla, Jackson Co, NC, 1870
     US Census, Knox County, TN, 1880;
     US Census, Ocona Lufty, Swain Co, NC, 1880;
 NC Death Certificate, Elizabeth C. Beck Conner, 1909;
 Tennessee Death Records, D. F. Conner, 1855 - 1948;
 Tennessee Death Records, W. E. Conner, 1865 - 1949;
Ancestry.com's Barnes family tree, Conner family tree; Bradley 012012v1 family tree;
         FindAGrave.com, Memorial# 79940058;
   Florence Cope Bush,
Ocona Lufta Baptist Pioneer Church of the Smokies, 1836-1939.
Notes: In 1850 and 1860, the family was in Tennessee Valley, Macon County, NC.
In July 1870, the family was at Qualla, Jackson Co, NC.
In June 1880, the family was at Ocona Lufty, Swain Co NC.


W. H. Conner Cemetery, Cherokee,
Swain Co NC. Photo by Mike
Gourley via FindaGrave.com.