WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 23 Mar 2011
Travis Guilliams + Edy Underwood?                                Joseph Beasley  +  Lucy [  ?  ]
           |?                                                                          |    
Benjamin Guilliams                +                 Sarah Beasley
1798    -     1871                       11 Sep 1822         1805   -    aft 1870   
Cabarrus Co NC    Jackson Co NC                       Haywood Co NC                                  Jackson Co NC    
                 
                                                                  
    |
                
 William B. Guilliams (Martha Lindsey), 1827 - 1870
                       
Lucinda Guilliams (Elijah Childers), 1828 - 1900
                       Agnes Guilliams (Leander Green), 1832 - after 1899
                       
Rhoda Guilliams (William J. Beasley), 1833 - 1917
                       Polly A. Guilliams, 1838 -
                       Eliza Guilliams (David Green?), 1840 - 1927?
                       Cynthia Guilliams, 1842 -
                       Benjamin A. Guilliams, 1844 -
                       Nancy Guilliams (James Sutton?), 1846? - ?

Note on the name: "Guilliams" and "Quilliams" (or "Quiliams") seem to be used almost interchangeably in the
Jackson/Swain county area of North Carolina. The choice of one over the other here is quite arbitrary, and
subject to correction as more sources are examined.
Sources: US Census 1850,Macon Co NC;
US Census 1860, 1870, 1900, Jackson Co NC;
US Census 1830, Haywood Co NC;
NC Marriage Collection;
NC Death Collection, Eliza Green, 1927;
NC Death Certificate, Andrew Sutton, 1922;
Connie Steele, email 26 Feb 2010; Facebook 21 Mar 2011;
Linda White Ward, "Ancestors of Martha Jane Quilliams";
Ancestry.com's Ross family tree; David Kenny Kitts family tree; Messer family tree, Millsaps family tree.