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James L. Stevenson + R.  [Unknown]                   Samuel Holyfield + Lucinda Bryant      
            |                                                                         |
Robert  Marion Stevenson            +         Priscilla Evans
1847 -  aft 1887                       11 Oct 1874         1849 -  aft 1886      
Haywood Co NC                                                  Haywood Co NC  Haywood Co NC
                    |
  Theodore Stevenson ([unknown wife]), 1874 - 1934
    Harison Stevenson  (Addie [?]) 1876 -  aft 1899
    Meggie Stevenson, 1878 -  ?   
    Mattie Stevenson, 1880 - ?
    Charles G. Stevenson, 1887 - 1923



Note: NC Marriage Records list the marriage of R. M. Stevenson and Presillia Evans on 11 October 1874. The 1880 Census for Haywood
County, NC (14-15 June 1880) lists Marion Stevenson's wife as "Priscilla", and it lists "Anne Holyfield," 11, and "Charles Holyfield," 8, as
Marion's step-children. The Stevenson house was number 86 in that census and the Samuel Holyfield house was number 89. Theodore
Stevenson's NC Death Certificate (1934) lists his mother as "Pallie Hollifield".
James L. Stevenson +  R. [unknown]                 Daniel Leming + Sarah [Unknown]
                      |                                                          |
Robert Marion Stevenson   +    Marybee Martha Leming
1847 -  aft 1872                      1866          1843 -  bef 1874?   
Haywood Co NC         ?
                 |
Rebecca Stevenson, 1866 - ?
Roda Stevenson    1868 -
 Robert L. Stevenson (Mary I [?], Bell [?])   1869 - aft1919
Harriet Stevenson (Jackson), 1871 - 1948
Charlotte Stevenson (Crawford), 1872 - 1948

Note: The death certificate of Harriet Stevenson Jackson states that her parents were Marion Stevenson
and Mary Lemon, but the census records use "Leming".
                            Samuel Holyfield + Lucinda Bryant
      |                                                   |
[Unknown Evans]    +    Priscilla Holyfield
                     
  abt 1866?     1849   -   aft 1886
                                              
     Haywood Co NC           ?

                              |

Martha Evans, 1867 - ?
Mary Anne Evans "Holyfield" (James M. Penland), 1869 - 1940
Charles Holyfield  (Maggie Britt?)  1872 - aft 1919?

Note: In 1870, the Samuel and Jane McClure Holyfield household included Priscilla Evans, 22,
"domestic ser't", Martha Evans, 3, and Mary Evans, 1. (This census did not indicate familial
relationships.) In 1874 Priscilla Evans married R. Marion Stevenson. In 1880, Jane Holyfield, 67,
resided in Crabtree, Haywood Co NC, at house 121 with her grand-daughter Jane, 13. The Marion and
Priscilla  Stevenson family resided at house number 126.

In 1920, a Charles H. Hollifield, age 48, resided in Hamblen County, TN, with wife Maggie and three
children. The census record indicates that his birthplace and those of his father and mother were all
North Carolina. Is this Priscilla's son?
Sources:  NC Death Certificate, Anne S. Penland, 1940;
NC Marriage Record, R. M. Stevenson and Presillia Evans, 1874;
NC Death Certificate, Charlotte Crawford, 1948;
NC Death Certificate, Harriet Stevenson Jackson, 1948;
NC Death Certificate, Theodore Stevenson, 1934;
NC Death Certificate, C. G. Stephenson, 1923;
US Census, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1900, 1920, Haywood Co NC;
US Census, 1850, Greene, TN (Daniel & Sarah Leming);
US Census, 1920, Hamblen County, TN;
Ancestry.com's Bradley family tree; OneWorldTree.