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Jason Duncan
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#1777, blalen1.jpg, Wilkes, Len and Rhoda Blackburn, Lenville Newton (Len) Blackburn (1891-1972) and his wife Rhoda Jane Blackburn at their 50th anniversary in 1961. He was the son of Newt Blackburn (b1853).
#1776, baurich2.jpg, Wilkes, Richard (Dickie) Bauguess (b1822), Richard (Dickie) Bauguess (1822-1919) was the son of Emanuel Bauguess and Milly Sparks. Here he is pictured with his daughter Sarah (b1847) and her husband Rev. William M. Brooks (b1849), son of Larkin Brooks. The children are: Joe Thomas, John T. (b1889), Joe, Caroline, Millie (b1880), and Amanda O. (b1891). They lived in Ashe Co.
#1775, bauwmhe2.jpg, Wilkes, William Henry Bauguess (b1856), William Henry Bauguess (1856-1931) was born in Kansas and died in Seattle. He was the son of Bryant B. Bauguess (b1823), and grandson of Henry Bauguess (b1784).
#1774, bauwmhe1.jpg, Wilkes, William Henry Bauguess (b1856), William Henry Bauguess (1856-1931) was born in Kansas and died in Seattle. He was the son of Bryant B. Bauguess (b1823), and grandson of Henry Bauguess (b1784). He can barely be seen among these huge west coast trees.
#1773, baubrya3.jpg, Wilkes, Bryant B. Bauguess (b1823), Bryant B. Bauguess (1823-1913) was born in Wilkes Co to Henry Bauguess (b1784) and Lydia Sparks. He moved to Indiana where he married in 1848, and eventually moved west to Sultan, WA, in the early 1900s.
#1772, baubrya2.jpg, Wilkes, Bryant B. Bauguess (b1823), Bryant B. Bauguess (1823-1913) was born in Wilkes Co to Henry Bauguess (b1784) and Lydia Sparks. He moved to Indiana where he married in 1848, and eventually moved west to Sultan, WA, in the early 1900s.
#1771, shejohn1.jpg, Wilkes, Family of John William Shew, The family of John William Shew (1875-1919) and his wife Nancy Emily Glass. The children are: Willard M. (1907), Prichard E. (1902), Lona (1911), Cordia Mazoma (1899 in back), Lessie Ann (1913), George A. (1904), and Eva S. (1909). Taken about 1915.
#1770, baujohnhome1.jpg, Wilkes, John Bauguess Chimney, The chimney of John Bauguess (1855-1936) on Bauguess Mill Rd. John ran the mill on Sparks creek which was located down the hill from his home.
#1769, baumatthome5.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess Barn, The barn of Matt Bauguess which was probably last used in the 1950s. Billings Hill Church Rd.
#1768, baumatthome4.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess Barn, Inside the barn of Matt Bauguess which was probably last used in the 1950s. Billings Hill Church Rd.
#1766, baumatthome2.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess Homeplace, Matt Bauguess' home was in the foreground, followed by a small creek, and then the barn in the background. Looking south along Billings Hill Church Rd in 1994.
#1765, baumatthome1.jpg, Wilkes, Matt Bauguess Homeplace, Matt Bauguess' home was located on the near side of the road. His old barn is in the foreground. Looking north along Billings Hill Church Rd in 1994.
#1764, queunk3.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Probably friends of Gracie Duncan (b1902). Possibly Duncan, Quesenberry, or Phillips.
#1763, philarm3.jpg, Virginia, Larmie Phillips (b1898) and her mother Florence, Probably Larmie Phillips (b1898) and her mother Florence with two younger unknown girls. See #0497.
#1762, queunk2.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Probably friends of Gracie Duncan (b1902) who lived along Deepwater Creek. Possibly Quesenberry.
#1761, queunk1.jpg, Virginia, Unknown Quesenberry?, Unknown. Probably related to Lillie Quesenberry Duncan (b1874), wife of Robert L. Duncan.
#1760, dunmabe3.jpg, Wilkes, Mabel Duncan (b1930), Mabel Duncan (1930-1952), daughter of Perry Duncan and Maude Casey at their home in Traphill.
#1759, dunlouise1.jpg, Wilkes, Louise Duncan (b1926), Louise Duncan was the first child of Perry Duncan and Maude Casey. She was born in September 1926 and died 1/7/1943 of Tuberculosis.
#1758, finhend1.jpg, Virginia, Henderson Fine, Henderson Fine married Nancy Duncan in 1913 in Pulaski Co. Sometime in the 1920s he disappeared and was never heard from again. Perhaps he was killed while working on the railroad or by high voltage power lines. In 1920 he was an electrician at the Dupont plant in Prince George Co.
#1757, simsusa1.jpg, Virginia, Isaac Warren Duncan and Susan Ellen Simpkins, Isaac Warren Duncan (1875-1957) and his wife Susan Ellen Simpkins (1872-1952). He was the son of Blanch W. Duncan. She was the daughter of Joshua Simpkins and Rachel Duncan.
#1756, ingruth1.jpg, Wilkes, Fred Evans and Ruth Ingool, Fred Evans and his wife Ruth Ingool (1920-2004). She was the daughter of Denver Ingool.
#1755, semmali1.jpg, Virginia, Clarence Akers and wife Malinda Semones, Clarence Akers and his wife Malinda Semones. He was her second husband. She was first married to John Henry Duncan, III.
#1754, irwthom1.jpg, Alleghany, Thomas S. Irwin and wife Lucinda Caudill, Thomas Squire Irwin (1818-1894) and his wife Lucinda Caudill (1833-1917). He was the son of Elijah Irwin. Their grandson Walter Monroe Irwin was an Alleghany Sheriff in the 1930s.
#1753, woounk03.jpg, Wilkes, James Marshall Wood (b1899), James Marshall Wood (b1899), son of Finley Wood and Emaline Blackburn. Notice all the bottles on the front porch. Probably taken in the late 1930s or 1940s.
#1752, woounk02.jpg, Wilkes, Wood Lumber Yard, Unknown. This was taken at the saw mill of Richard Cornelius Wood (b1884) during the 1930s. On the back was written 'Here Bill are the 3 musketeers. I knew you would like to have them. -Stella'. Who are Bill and Stella? Stella Sebastian Wood was the daughter in law of Richard C. Wood.
#1751, woounk01.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown Wood, Unknown. He may be a cousin of Willard Wood (b1906), son of Richard Cornelius Wood. Notice he is holding a cigarette. This picture was probably taken in the late 1930s.
#1750, wooneil1.jpg, Wilkes, Richard Cornelius Wood (b1884), Richard Cornelius Wood (1884-1952) is driving this team of mules. The two young men behind him were identified as 'Newt and Marshall'. They may be Richard's brothers Granville and Marshall. Exactly who they are is unknown. They were sons of Finley Wood and Emaline Blackburn.
#1749, harjohn6.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris Jr, John Wesley Harris Jr (b1893) is on the left.
#1748, harjohn5.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris Jr, John Wesley Harris Jr (b1893).
#1747, harjohn4.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris Jr, John Wesley Harris Jr (b1893) is on the left.
#1746, harjohn3.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris Jr and wife Vavie Bauguess, John Wesley Harris Jr (b1893) and his second wife Vavie Bauguess with their children.
#1745, harmark1.jpg, Wilkes, Mark Harris (b1898), Mark Harris (b1898) in 1964. He was the son of John Wesley Harris Sr.
#1744, poplawr1.jpg, Wilkes, Lawrence Poplin and wife Janie Harris, Charlie Lawrence Poplin (1911-1992) and his wife Janie Harris with their daughter Annie Lee (b1933).
#1743, popthom1.jpg, Wilkes, W. Thomas Poplin and wife Eula Cockerham, W. Thomas Poplin (b1888) and his wife Eula A. Cockerham (b1890) with their son Lawrence.
#1742, harjohn2.jpg, Wilkes, John Wesley Harris Jr and wife Levia McCann, John Wesley Harris Jr (b1893) and his first wife Levia McCann with their daughter Janie.
#1741, cemjohnbau1.jpg, Wilkes, Headstone of John Bauguess, Cem. John Bauguess Cemetery across from Stoney Ridge Baptist Church. John Bauguess was the son of William Bauguess. He married his second wife Martha E. Bauguess in 1885. Picture taken in 2004.
#1740, cemmarthaelizbau1.jpg, Wilkes, Headstone of Martha Elizabeth Bauguess, Cem. John Bauguess Cemetery across from Stoney Ridge Baptist Church. Martha Elizabeth Bauguess married John Bauguess in 1885. Picture taken in 2004.
#1739, brolett2.jpg, Wilkes, Lettie Jane Brooks Bauguess, Lettie Jane Brooks Bauguess (1860-1956) and her daughter Nannie Bauguess Billings (1880-1952). Lettie's husband was John Bauguess.
#1738, brolett1.jpg, Wilkes, Lettie Jane Brooks Bauguess, Lettie Jane Brooks Bauguess (1860-1956) and her daughter Nannie Bauguess Billings (1880-1952). Lettie's husband was John Bauguess.
#1737, mcbtyre1.jpg, Wilkes, Tyre McBride (b1933), Tyre McBride (b1933), son of Joseph W. McBride. He married Ola Rheo Billings.
#1736, broarle1.jpg, Wilkes, Arlene Brooks and Lottie Bauguess, Arlene Brooks (b1941) and Lottie Bauguess. Arlene is the daughter of Amos Brooks. Is Lottie the daughter of Burley Bauguess and born in 1931? The NC license plate on the car has a 1949 date on it.
#1735, broclau1.jpg, Wilkes, Claude Brooks (b1916), Claude Brooks (b1916), son of Avery Brooks.
#1734, broarvi4.jpg, Wilkes, Arvil Brooks and Robert Billings, Arvil Brooks (b1926) and his uncle Robert C. Billings (b1925). Arvil is the son of Avery Brooks. Robert is the son of Charlie W. Billings.
#1733, broarvi3.jpg, Wilkes, Arvil Brooks (b1926) and Connie Brooks (b1918), Arvil Brooks (b1926) and his aunt Connie Brooks (b1918), They were the son and sister of Avery Brooks.
#1732, broarvi2.jpg, Wilkes, Arvil Brooks (b1926), Arvil Brooks (b1926), son of Avery Brooks.
#1731, broarvi1.jpg, Wilkes, Arvil Brooks (b1926), Arvil Brooks (b1926), son of Avery Brooks.
#1730, durluth1.jpg, Wilkes, Luther Durham and wife Gertrude Waddell, Luther Durham (b1888) and his wife Gertrude Waddell (b1888). He was the son of Hugh Durham. She was the daughter of John Oliver Waddell.
#1729, broverd2.jpg, Wilkes, Nora Brooks Ellis, Amos Shepherd, and Verdie Brooks Shepherd., Nora Brooks Ellis (b1901), Amos Shepherd (b1897), and Verdie Brooks Shepherd (b1898).
#1728, broverd1.jpg, Wilkes, Amos Shepherd and his wife Verdie Brooks, Amos Shepherd (1897-1977) and his wife Verdie Brooks (1898-1989). He was the son of William Shepherd. She was the daughter of Avery Brooks.
#1727, broamos2.jpg, Wilkes, Amos Brooks, Jim Jolly, and John Billings, Amos Brooks (b1903), son of Avery Brooks. Jim Jolly. John Billings (b1906), son of Charlie W. Billings. Each of them is prominently holding a cigarette in one hand. In the other, Amos and Jim seem to be holding a knife. John is holding a liquor bottle.
#1726, broaver2.jpg, Wilkes, John Avery Brooks Family c1928, John Avery Brooks with his wife and children. Front: Claude, Avery, Mary Waddell Brooks, Nerce (b1920), Connie, and Nora. Back: Vaude, Verde, Amos, Lettie Billings Brooks, and Hallie.
#1725, baunann1.jpg, Wilkes, Nannie Bauguess Billings (b1880), Nannie Bauguess Billings (1880-1952) with her grandchildren Arlene Brooks (b1941) and Garnis Brooks (b1936).
#1724, brokids1.jpg, Wilkes, Brooks Children 1944, Children and grandchildren of either Amos Brooks or his sister Verdie Brooks Shepherd. Clyde Benge, Ivan Shepherd (b1939), Wayne Benge (b1942), Mable Shepherd (b1942), Arlene Brooks (b1941), Garvey Shepherd, Garnis Brooks (b1936), Wallace Shepherd, Alvin Benge, Christine Benge (b1938), and John Benge (b1939).
#1723, bilkids1.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie W. Billings Grandchildren 1936, Charlie W. Billings Grandchildren 1936. Front: Edna, Ola Rheo (b1935), Melna, [unknown], Ethelene, Barbara Jean. Middle: Donald, Harlis, Claytus, Gladys, Dorothy, Elmer. Back: Hurley, Arvie, Arkie, Lillard, Thelma.
#1722, bilchar4.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie W. Billings Family, Charlie Billings Family. Front: Romas Billings, Nannie Bauguess Billings, Lora Billings (b1920), and Charlie W. Billings. Back: Reece Billings, Epel Billings, John Billings, Lettie Billings Brooks, Dewitt Billings, and Ira Billings. See picture #1721.
#1721, bilchar3.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie W. Billings Family, Charlie Billings Family. Front: Bette Bauguess Billings holding son Wallace, Dewitt Billings (b1914), Nannie Bauguess Billings holding daughter Lora (b1920), Ira Billings, and Charlie W. Billings. Back: Claudia Billings Blackburn, Epel Billings Cothren, Reece Billings, Texie Richardson, John Billings, [unknown, Myrtle?], Amos Brooks, Lettie Billings Brooks, Romas Billings. See picture #1722.
#1720, bilepel2.jpg, Wilkes, Epel Billings Cothren (b1910), Epel Billings Cothren (1910-1979) was the daughter of Charlie Walter Billings and Nancy Bauguess. She married Jim Cothren.
#1719, cotjim1.jpg, Wilkes, Jim Cothren (b1908), James Odell 'Jim' Cothren (1908-1976) was the son of Grant Cothren and Nealie Bauguess. He married Epel Billings.
#1718, bilchar2.jpg, Wilkes, Charlie Walter Billings (b1880), Charlie Walter Billings (1880-1969) was the son of William McKinley Billings and Mary Byrd.
#1717, billett2.jpg, Wilkes, Lettie Billings Brooks (b1908), Lettie Billings Brooks (b1908) was the daughter of Charlie Walter Billings.
#1716, shecora1.jpg, Wilkes, Cora Shepherd Benge (b1917), Cora Shepherd Benge (b1917) was the daughter of Amos Shepherd and Verdie Brooks.
#1715, broaver1.jpg, Wilkes, Avery Brooks and Mary Waddell, John Avery Brooks (1876-1929) and his wife Mary L. Waddell. They were married in 1898. He was the son of Eliza Brooks and John Shepherd. She was the daughter of John Oliver Waddell.
#1714, pleasanthillschool1930.jpg, Wilkes, Pleasant Hill School 1930, School class photo. Pleasant Hill School, 2nd and 3rd grade class in 1930. Those in the picture include Burcham, Blackburn, Alexander, Couch, Welborn, Transou, Lester, Collins, Wall, Wood, Rogers, Darnell, Shores, Howell, Pettyjohn, Money, and Day.
#1713, ingzill2.jpg, Wilkes, Zillery Ingool and Family, Zillery Ingool (b1912) with his wife Eula and their children. Zillery was the son of Blanch Ingool.
#1712, ingcarr3.jpg, Wilkes, Flerida and Carrie Ingool Settle, Flerida Settle and his wife Carrie Ingool (b1884) with four of their children.
#1711, setfler2.jpg, Wilkes, Flerida Settle (b1884), Flerida Settle (b1884), son of Henry Settle. He married Carrie Ingool.
#1710, setfler1.jpg, Wilkes, Flerida Settle (b1884), Flerida Settle (b1884), son of Henry Settle. He married Carrie Ingool.
#1709, ingcarr2.jpg, Wilkes, Carrie Ingool Settle Family, The family of Carrie Ingool Settle (b1884) and her husband Flerida Settle. Carrie is in the front on the right.
#1708, bakjoe1.jpg, Virginia, Joseph S. Baker and Family, Isaac Quesenberry (on horse), Joseph S. Baker (in chair), Laura Turman Quesenberry, Isaac Mac Baker, and Florence Baker Stilwell. Joseph is the father of Isaac Mac. Laura is the second wife of Isaac Mac. Florence married Tom Stilwell and is the daughter of Isaac Mac. The chimney was still standing as of 2010 on Windsong Rd in Carroll Co.
#1707, billett1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Lettie Billings Brooks (b1908) and Family, Front: Jerry Brooks, Roger Brooks, and Maude Prevette. Back: Lettie Billings Brooks, Lucy Bauguess Prevette (dau of Burley), Claudia Billings Blackburn, Geraldine Brooks Rhodes, and Gladys Brooks Wood.
#1706, broamos1.jpg, Wilkes, Amos Brooks and wife Lettie Billings, Amos Brooks (b1903) and his wife Mary Lettie Billings (b1908). They are standing in front of the Bauguess Mill which was first run by John Bauguess and later by his son Pearly Bauguess. The picture was taken in 1925.
#1705, bakfran1.jpg, Virginia, Frances Virginia Baker Stilwell (1870-1953)., Frances Virginia Baker Stilwell (1870-1953). This picture was taken about 1917.
#1704, stijame1.jpg, Virginia, James Roosevelt Stilwell, James Roosevelt Stilwell, son of James Creed Stilwell and Fannie Baker (b1870) in Carroll Co.
#1703, holelizcem1.jpg, Virginia, Headstone of Elizabeth Holtzclaw Duncan, Cem. Elizabeth Holtzclaw Duncan was born about 1740 and died on 10/17/1818. Only the bottom portion of her headstone is still intact at Sumpter Cemetery in Floyd Co. Taken in 2011.
#1702, suttaze1.jpg, Virginia, Tazewell D. Sutphin (1826-1879), Tazewell D. Sutphin (b1826) was the son of Owen Sutphin (b1796).
#1701, sutbarb1.jpg, Virginia, Barbara Sutphin Goad (1847-1935), Barbara Sutphin (b1847) married Randolph Goad. She was the daughter of John Wesley Sutphin Sr.
#1700, atwwill3.jpg, Alleghany, William Thomas Atwood, William Thomas Atwood with his second wife Cora Gribbons and their son Otha Atwood. William Thomas was the son of George W. Atwood (b1834).

Jason Duncan
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