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Jason Duncan
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#0099, brohard1.jpg, Alleghany, Hardin Brooks and wife Cassia Sparks, Hardin Brooks (1824-1903) and his wife Cassia Sparks (1825-1902). Hardin is the son of Stokes H. Brooks.
#0098, broellamaggie.jpg, Alleghany, Maggie Brooks and Ella Brooks, Maggie Brooks Bennett (born 1889) and sister Ella Brooks Gentry, daughters of John A. Brooks. Sitting, is Mae Irwin.
#0097, broella1.jpg, Alleghany, Ella Brooks, Ella Brooks Gentry (1899-1997), daughter of John A. Brooks.
#0096, brobill2.jpg, Alleghany, Edith Blackburn Brooks Billings and children, Sonny Brooks, Dorothy Brooks, Bill Brooks (born 1930), and Jimmy Brooks with their mother Edith Blackburn Brooks. The picture was taken about 1943.
#0095, brobill1.jpg, Alleghany, Bill Brooks, Bill Brooks (b1930), son of Ransom G. Brooks.
#0094, broandy1.jpg, Alleghany, Andy Brooks, Andy A. Brooks (1896-1990), son of John A. Brooks, during WWI.
#0093, boltlucy.jpg, Virginia, Lucy Templeton Bolt, Lucy Templeton Bolt, first wife of John Wesley Sutphin Jr. (1835-1900).
#0092, blavaud1.jpg, Wilkes, Vaudie Blackburn, Vaudie Blackburn Joines (1903-1966), daughter of John Franklin Blackburn.
#0091, blaunk2.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown Blackburn, Unknown. These two ladies may belong to the Blackburn family of Wilkes Co.
#0090, blaspen2.jpg, Wilkes, Spencer Blackburn family, Spencer Blackburn (1831-1919) with his wife Elvira Wiles, both sitting. Also in the picture are the Darnell family (in doorway), Gilliam family (right), Gentry family (left), Charlie Sebastian family (left), Eli Sebastian family (left), Greenwood family (center), Vallie Sebastian, Luther Sebastian, Mary Ann and James C. Sebastian (right). The picture was taken about 1910.
#0089, blaspen1.jpg, Wilkes, Spencer Blackburn family, Spencer Blackburn (center, near front, 1831-1919), son of Eli Austin Blackburn, Sr. The picture was taken about 1910 at the Sam Sebastian home. Also in the picture are Franklin Richardson, Brady Byrd, Virgie Byrd Wood, and Evy Myers.
#0088, blasis1.jpg, Wilkes, Belva, Ruby, and Edith Blackburn, Belva, Ruby, and Edith Blackburn (born 1908), daughters of John Franklin Blackburn.
#0087, blaroy2.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Blackburn, Roy Blackburn (1905-2001), son of John Franklin Blackburn
#0086, blaroy1.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Blackburn, Roy Blackburn (on left, 1905-2001), son of John Franklin Blackburn. Who is the unknown man on the right?
#0085, blanewt2.jpg, Wilkes, Newt Blackburn, Newton Blackburn (1853-1938), son of Thomas Blackburn.
#0084, blanewt1.jpg, Wilkes, Newt Blackburn and Rachel Buchanan, Thomas Newton (Newt) Blackburn (1852-1938) and his wife Rachel Matilda Buchanan (1859-1916).
#0083, blamedi1.jpg, Wilkes, Media Ann Blackburn Johnson, Media Ann Blackburn Johnson (born 1873), daughter of Doc Blackburn.
#0082, blaland1.jpg, Wilkes, William Landers Blackburn, William Landers Blackburn (born c1882) who was first married to Maggie Cockerham and then to Vallie Ashley. He was likely a son of Doc Blackburn.
#0081, blajonf2.jpg, Wilkes, John Franklin Blackburn and wife Carrie Harris, John Franklin Blackburn (1884-1945) and his wife Carrie Harris (1881-1981), probably with a daughter. The picture was probably taken around 1910.
#0080, blajonf1.jpg, Wilkes, John Franklin Blackburn and wife Carrie Harris, John Franklin Blackburn (1884-1945) and his wife Carrie Harris (1881-1981).
#0079, blajame1.jpg, Wilkes, James Thomas Blackburn, James Thomas Blackburn (1864-1934) and probably his first wife Roxie Ann Dowell. He was the son of Doc Blackburn.
#0078, blafam2.jpg, Wilkes, Newt Blackburn family, On the back of the original picture is written 'Newt Blackburn and family'. At least 26 members of his family are shown. Newt Blackburn is the older man on the left. The others are unknown.
#0077, blafam1.jpg, Wilkes, Blackburn family, L-R: Zela Smith, Roy Blackburn, Lonnie Smith, Ruby B. Smith, Sam Porter, Belva B. Porter, (boy), Vaudie B. Joines, Guy Joines, Edith B. Billings, Carrie H. Blackburn, and Floyd Billings. c1960s.
#0076, blaemal1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Emaline Blackburn and husband Finley Wood, Mary Emaline Blackburn (1859-1928), daughter of Thomas Blackburn, with husband Finley Wood.
#0075, blaelza2.jpg, Wilkes, Elza Van Blackburn, Thomas Elza Van Blackburn (1863-1951), son of Thomas Blackburn, with his wife Tempy Brown and four children.
#0074, blaelza1.jpg, Wilkes, Elza Van Blackburn, Thomas Elza Van Blackburn (1863-1951), son of Thomas Blackburn, with his daughter.
#0073, bladoc2.jpg, Wilkes, Doc Blackburn, William Calloway (Doc) Blackburn (1837-1924), and wife Susannah Brewer.
#0072, bladoc1.jpg, Wilkes, Doc Blackburn, William Calloway (Doc) Blackburn (1837-1924), son of Eli Austin Blackburn, Sr.
#0071, blacolu1.jpg, Wilkes, Columbus Blackburn, Columbus Blackburn and his wife Pearl Wright with their five children. He was a lawyer and moved his family to TN. (I'm not sure, but he may be the son of James T. Blackburn, son of Doc Blackburn.
#0070, blaclem1.jpg, Wilkes, Clementine Brown, Written on the original: 'Clemime Brown her picture'. This may be Mary Clementine (Clemmie) Blackburn (1886-1985), daughter of Newton Blackburn of Wilkes Co, NC. However, it may be someone else. Does anyone know? In 2000, David Stephens (davidjdf@yahoo.com) wrote that she may be his grandmother who married and later divorced Paul Boze Stephens, and who moved to Seattle.
#0069, blacaro1.jpg, Wilkes, Nancy Caroline Blackburn, Nancy Caroline Blackburn Childress (1848-1911), daughter of Eli Austin Blackburn, Sr.
#0068, blaboss1.jpg, Wilkes, Boss Blackburn Family, Dewitt McClinnen (Boss) Blackburn (1889-1968), his wife Claudia Billings, and their family. Boss was the son of Thomas Newton Blackburn, with his family.
#0067, bilunk1.jpg, Alleghany, Possibly Jesse Atwood, Unknown. I believe he is Jesse Atwood (1843-1920), son of Thomas Atwood. This picture was found among others of the Atwood, Billings, and Williams family.
#0066, bilsibs1.jpg, Wilkes, William McKinley Billings Family, This is believed to be the children and second wife of William McKinley Billings. (L-R): John Thomas Billings (1878), Mary E. Bauguess Billings (1863, their stepmother), Claudia Billings Blackburn (1891), [unknown], Carrie Ethel Billings Cothren (1887), [unknown], William Franklin (Bill) Billings (1883), and Charlie Walter Billings (1880).
#0065, bilsamu1.jpg, Alleghany, Samuel Billings and wife Laura Ellen Irwin, Samuel Billings (1872-1908) and his wife Laura Ellen Irwin (1875-1965). He was the son of William Billings.
#0064, billois1.jpg, Alleghany, Lois Billings, Lois Billings (b1936), daughter of Elmer Billings. Taken in July 1939.
#0063, billill1.jpg, Wilkes, Baptism in Traphill (late 1930s), Baptism in Traphill. (L-R): Louis E. Sparks, Vera Billings, Kathleen Crabb, Bernice Crabb, Marvin Billings, Ebert Billings, Lillard Billings (b1926), Robert Billings, and Garvey Billings.
#0062, bilgran1.jpg, Alleghany, Granville Billings Family, The family of Granville Billings (1853-1938). On the back of the original picture was written: 'Mr. Gran Billings, Miss Nan Billings, Miss deller Billings, Miss anice Billings, Miss anice Billings'. Granville's wife is Nancy Bledsoe, older daughter Delia, and twins Eunice and Annice. The twins were born in 1891, so the picture was probably taken about 1900.
#0061, bilfloy1.jpg, Alleghany, Floyd Billings, Floyd Billings (1907-1969) on the left, son of Samuel Billings. The man on the right is unknown.
#0060, bilelmo7.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings (1902-1946), son of Samuel Billings, on the right. The man on the left is unknown.
#0059, bilelmo6.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings (1902-1946), son of Samuel Billings.
#0058, bilelmo5.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings with his daughter Lois (born 1936). This picture was taken in July 1939.
#0057, bilelmo4.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings with his daughter Lois (born 1936). Taken in July 1939.
#0056, bilelmo3.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings (1902-1946) on the right. The lady on the left is unknown. Could she be his first wife Isabel Thomas whom he married in 1924?
#0055, bilelmo1.jpg, Alleghany, Elmer Billings, Elmer Billings (1902-1946), son of Samuel Billings on the left. The man on the right is unknown.
#0054, bilchar1.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Billings and wife Nancy Bauguess, Charlie Billings (b1880, son of William McKinley Billings) with his wife Nancy Bauguess (b1880, dau of John Bauguess).
#0053, bauvaug1.jpg, Wilkes, Vaughn Bauguess, Vaughn Bauguess (b1939), son of John S. Bauguess.
#0052, bausibs6.jpg, Wilkes, Selma, Doris, and Patsy Bauguess, Selma, Doris, and Patsy with their mother Verna Ingool Bauguess in 1986.
#0051, bausibs5.jpg, Wilkes, John S. Bauguess children, Children of John S. Bauguess and Verna Ingool in 1986. (L-R) Zeno, Doris, Charles, Verna, June, Fred, Patsy, Vaughn, Arvin, Selma.
#0050, bausibs4.jpg, Wilkes, Vaughn, Zeno, Bobby, June Bauguess, Vaughn, Zeno, Bobby, and June Bauguess. Sons of John S. Bauguess, in 1947.
#0049, bausibs3.jpg, Wilkes, Mollie, Sherd, and Demmie Bauguess, Children of Matt Bauguess and Julia Pruitt. (L-R): Mollie, Sherd, Demmie. The picture was probably taken in 1923 on Billings Hill Church Rd, in front of their father's house. Notice the pistol in Sherd's coat pocket.
#0048, bausibs2.jpg, Wilkes, John S. Bauguess children, Children of John Sherman Bauguess and Verna Ingool. (Back) Patsy, Clyde, Fred. (Middle) Vaughn, Zeno. (Front) June, Bobby.
#0047, bausibs1.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess children, Children of Matt Bauguess and Julia Pruitt. Back row (L-R): Frank, Mollie, Charlie, Demmie. Front row: Jack, Sally, Trecie. Trecie was born in 1917, so the picture was probably taken about 1922. The picture was taken on Billings Hill Church Rd, in front of their father's house.
#0046, bausher5.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess, Sherd Bauguess (1904-1983) with daughters Audrey and Amelie.
#0045, bausher1.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess, Sherd Bauguess (1904-1983), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0044, bausher3.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess, Sherd Bauguess (1904-1983) with daughters Audrey and Amelie.
#0043, bausher2.jpg, Wilkes, Sherd Bauguess, On the left, Ezra Billings (b1910), son of William F. Billings. On the right, Shirley (Sherd) Bauguess (1904-1983), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0042, bauselm3.jpg, Wilkes, Selma Bauguess, Selma Bauguess Golden (born 1929) with her son Ed and an unknown girl. Selma is the daughter of Matt Bauguess.
#0041, bausall5.jpg, Wilkes, Sally Bauguess, Sally Bauguess (b1911), daughter of Matt Bauguess. Who is the unknown man with her?
#0040, baumoll1.jpg, Wilkes, Mollie and Trecie Bauguess, Mollie Bauguess (b1895) and Trecie Bauguess Myers (b1917) Bauguess, daughters of Matt Bauguess.
#0039, baumatt5.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess and family at Christmas, Christmas of 1956 or 1957. (Back, L-R): Matt Bauguess, ggdau Betty Gay, ggson Kent, dau Bettie, ggson Steve (born 4/1/1954), s-i-l Romas Billings. (Front, L-R): ggdau Gloria, ggdau Sandra, ggdau Kay, ggdau Patricia. From Lillard Billings in November 2006.
#0038, baumatt4.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess, James Madison (Matt) Bauguess, Jr. (1866-1961). His two youngest daughters Trecie and Juanice (b1922) are likely the girls on the porch.
#0037, baumatt3.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess, James Madison (Matt) Bauguess, Jr. (1866-1961).
#0036, baumatt2.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess, James Madison (Matt) Bauguess, Jr. (1866-1961).
#0035, baumatt1.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess, James Madison (Matt) Bauguess, Jr. (1866-1961) at his home.
#0034, baumary1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Bauguess, Mary Bauguess, daughter of Hort Bauguess.
#0033, baujons1.jpg, Wilkes, John S. Bauguess, John Sherman Bauguess (1896-1945), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0032, baujohn1.jpg, Wilkes, John Bauguess and wife Lettie Jane Brooks, John Bauguess (1855-1936) and his wife Lettie Jane Brooks (1860-1956). John was the son of James Madison Bauguess. Lettie was the daughter of John Brooks and Mary Blackburn.
#0031, baujoe2.jpg, Wilkes, Joe Bauguess, Joe G. Bauguess (1873-1938), son of James Madison Bauguess Sr.
#0030, baujoe1.jpg, Wilkes, Joe Bauguess, Joseph Grant (Joe) Bauguess (1874-1938), son of James Madison Bauguess.
#0029, baujim1.jpg, Wilkes, Jim Bauguess, James Marvin (Jim) Bauguess (1925-1955), son of John Sherman Bauguess.
#0028, bauhort1.jpg, Wilkes, Hort Bauguess, Lewis Horton Bauguess (1857-1932), son of James Madison Bauguess.
#0027, baufran2.jpg, Wilkes, Frank Bauguess (b1910), Frank Bauguess (1910-1934), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0026, baufran1.jpg, Wilkes, Ezra Billings, John Billings, Frank Bauguess, L-R: Ezra Billings, John Billings, and Frank Bauguess. Ezra (b1910) was the son of William F. Billings. John Billings (b1906) was the son of Charlie W. Billings. Frank (1910-1934) is a son of Matt Bauguess.
#0025, baufish2.jpg, Wilkes, Fisher Bauguess, Fisher Bauguess (born 1903), son of Matt Bauguess, with his first cousin Myrtle Pruitt Billings (b1910), daughter of Went Pruitt.
#0024, baufish1.jpg, Wilkes, Fisher Bauguess (b1903), Fisher Bauguess (born 1903), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0023, baudemm1.jpg, Wilkes, Demmie Bauguess (b1901), Demmie Bauguess (1901-1963), daughter of Matt Bauguess.
#0022, bauclyd1.jpg, Wilkes, Clyde Bauguess (b1938), Clyde Bauguess (1938-1971), son of John Sherman Bauguess.
#0021, bauchar9.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Bauguess, Maude Pruitt, Alice Pruitt, Maude Pruitt, Charlie Bauguess (1907-1941), and Alice Pruitt. The girls were daughters of Josh Pruitt. Charlie was the son of Matt Bauguess.
#0020, bauchar7.jpg, Wilkes, Charles Bauguess and wife Retha McCann, Charles Bauguess (b1927), son of John S. Bauguess, with his wife Retha McCann.
#0019, bauchar2.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Bauguess (b1907), Charlie Bauguess (1907-1941), son of Matt Bauguess.
#0018, bauchar1.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Bauguess (b1907) and Arvil Pruitt, Charlie Bauguess (left) and his cousin Arvil Pruitt (right). Charlie Bauguess (1907-1941) was the son of Matt Bauguess. Arvil Pruitt (b1907) was the son of Went Pruitt.
#0017, bauburl1.jpg, Wilkes, Burley Bauguess and John Billings, William Burley Bauguess (b1905) is on the left, holding the liquor bottle. He is the son of Joe Bauguess. On the right is John Billings (b1906), son of Charlie W. Billings.
#0016, baubett2.jpg, Wilkes, Bettie Bauguess and husband Romas Billings, Bettie Bauguess (1899-1988) with her husband Romas Billings and son Wallace (born 1923). On the back of the original was written 'The Family Group; Lomax, N. Car.'
#0015, baubett1.jpg, Wilkes, Bettie Bauguess Family, Back row: Bettie Bauguess Billings, Barbara Jean (her daughter), Lillard (her son), and Juanice Bauguess (her sister). Front row: Olan (neighbor), Melna (Bettie's daughter), Doris Bauguess (her niece), and Thelma (her daughter).
#0014, atwunk1.jpg, Alleghany, Unknown Atwood, Unknown. This lady may belong to the Atwood family. The picture was found among pictures of the Atwoods, Billings, and Irwins. This picture was probably taken between 1935 and 1950. My guess is that she was born between around 1880.
#0013, atwthom1.jpg, Alleghany, Thomas Atwood, Sr., Thomas Atwood, Sr. (1802-1899), son of John T. Atwood. He is said to be sitting in his own homemade chair.
#0012, atwmyrt1.jpg, Alleghany, Myrtle Atwood, Myrtle Alice Atwood (1884-1976), daughter of Jesse Atwood.
#0011, atwmack1.jpg, Alleghany, Unknown, Unknown. I tend to think he might be an Irwin, but he could be an Atwood or Williams. This picture was probably taken between 1885 and 1905.
#0010, atwjess1.jpg, Alleghany, Jesse Atwood Family, Jesse J. Atwood (1843-1920), his wife Sallie Sanders (1844-1918), and probably three of their children.
#0009, atwjane1.jpg, Alleghany, Jane Atwood, Jane Atwood (1826-1904), daughter of Thomas Atwood, Sr.
#0008, atwcath1.jpg, Alleghany, Catherine Atwood, Seated (L-R): Catherine Atwood (1837-1927), Tommy Williams (b1903 grandson), Ennis Atwood (b1869 daughter). Standing: Phoebe Williams (b1895 granddaughter) and Shelby Ernest Williams (b1892 grandson). Catherine Atwood is the daughter of Thomas Atwood, Sr. Ennis married Elijah Williams in 1891, but by 1900 they were living in separate houses. This family moved from Alleghany Co to Idaho and Washington state.
#0007, atwanni2.jpg, Alleghany, Annie Lou Atwood Williams and daughter Ada, Annie Lou Atwood Williams (1869-1954) and daughter Ada Williams (1899-1949).
#0006, atwanni1.jpg, Alleghany, Annie Lou Atwood, Annie Lou Atwood (1869-1954), daughter of Jesse J. Atwood.
#0005, atwadin2.jpg, Alleghany, Adina Jane Atwood and husband Daniel Floyd Wagoner, Adina Jane Atwood (1879-1961) with her husband Daniel Floyd Wagoner. She was the daughter of Jesse Atwood.
#0004, atwadin1.jpg, Alleghany, Adina Jane Atwood and husband Daniel Floyd Wagoner, Adina Jane Atwood (1879-1961) with her husband Daniel Floyd Wagoner. She was the daughter of Jesse Atwood.
#0003, andmart1.jpg, Alleghany, Martin Andrews and wife, Martin Andrews (1848-1927) and his wife Catherine Higgins. Martin is the son of James Andrews, Sr.
#0002, andburr1.jpg, Alleghany, Burris Andrews and wife, Burris Andrews (1843-1931) and his wife Lucy Jane Dougherty. He is the son of James Andrews, Sr. The picture was taken about 1925.
#0001, andberr1.jpg, Alleghany, Berry Andrews and wife, Berry Andrews (1822-1895) and his wife Catherine Poole. He is the son of John Andrews, Sr. The picture was taken about 1887.

Jason Duncan
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