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1001 He changed the family surname from the vernacular to the Latin form. He is also known as Dr. Theodorus Velius. Dirck Volkertszen Velius
1002 Name on marriage was Harmea. Hermone Ann Vickers
1003 worked to keep the Five Nations loyal to the English Arnoult Cornelison Viele
1004 Charles Gray Viele wrote a column for the local newspaper The Taylorsville Times called "The Viele Column." It provided commentary on current events and other public affair matters.


Ex-Mayor Viele Died Here Last Saturday
Funeral services over the remains of Mr. C. G. Viele, who passed away Saturday morning about 9:00 o'clock, was [sic] conducted from the home Sunday afternoon at 4:30 by Rev. J. H. Carter. The remains were laid to rest in the town cemetery. Mr. Viele was 72 years old, had suffered from heart trouble for some time. During the past week his case became serious and his death was not unexpected to those who knew his condition.

Mr. Viele is survived by his widow, one son, Mr. Murray Viele, of Altoona, Pa., two daughters, Mrs. T. H. Miller and Miss Ada Viele of Taylorsville. Mr. Viele had served several terms as Major of Taylorsville, his last term expired the first of May 1927.

The numerous floral designs were in charge of the members of Mrs. Viele's Sunday School Class, Miss Helen Watt, Elizabeth Kelly, Mary Ayers Payne, Elizabeth Burke, Rachel Watts, Luna Stevenson. The active pallbearers were Messrs. R. L. Chamberlain, T. C. Alspaugh, J. M. Watts, J. D. McGill, M. L. Gwaltney, R. B. Campbell, John Reese, Ross Matheson. The honorary pallbearers were: Messrs. H. D. Lindsay, H. T. Kelly, H. C. Payne, J. A. Miller, C. P. McNeely, of Mooresville and Dr. Asa Thurston.

(The Taylorsville Times newspaper clipping without publication date, but with "died: June 30, 1928" written at the top)

Former Salisburian Dies, Taylorsville

Chas. G. Viele, 72 years old, died at his home at Taylorsville Saturday morning and the funeral took place there Sunday afternoon, the interment being in Taylorsville. Surviving is the widow, a daughter of the late J. J. Bruner of Salisbury; one son, Murray Viele of Altoona, Pa., and two daughters, Mrs. T. H. Miller of Taylorsville, and Miss Ada Viele, a teacher in the North Carolina College for Women at Greensboro.

Mr. Viele resided in Salisbury 35 or more years ago. He was connected with some mining interests in this section and later engaged in newspaper work, being associated with T. K. Bruner in the publication of the Watchman, after the death of its publisher, J. J. Bruner. Mr. Viele married a daughter of J. J. Bruner and 25 or more years ago moved to Taylorsville, of which place he had been mayor a number of times.

("June 30th, 1928 written on newspaper clipping without publication name, probably from Salisbury) 
Charles Gray Viele
1005 In Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, volume 3, page 3753, a brief history of Joseph West states that he was born in 1755, near New Bern, NC. He moved to Sumter District with his father (unnamed) when he was 10-12 years of age. His application for pension was dated 30 Oct 1832, and the death date is given as 18 May 1849. This is also on FHL microfilm #855233, frame 852. Joseph West
1006 Last Will and Testament of John White, Charlotte County, Virginia, Will Book I, pp 141-142, written March 2, 1782, proved November 4, 1782:
...grandson John Madison son of Henry Madison one Negro boy named Bob... to Mary Grigg daughter of James Grigg (my granddaughter) one Negro girl named Mary... to Charles Williamson (my grandson) son of Cutbirth Williamson one Negro girl named Milley... to my beloved son William White one Negro girl named Sarah... my beloved son Mathew White one Negro boy named Saul also one Negro girl named Nancey... my well beloved son Daniel White one Negro boy named Bartlet also one Negro girl named Bett... my beloved daughter Sarah White one Negro woman named Jane also one Negro woman named Hannah... I lend to my beloved wife Mary White during her natural life one Negro man named Dick also one Negro man named Yellow Dick also one Negro wench named Lucy... also the use of my Water Grist beloved son Daniel White the Tract of Land lying on Rough & Cub Creek... to my beloved son Mathew White the tract of Land whereon I now live... my well beloved son William White one tract of Land lying on the north side of Cub Creek also a small tract adjoining... leading to Randolph'S line... the within mentioned Slaves and their Increase namely Dick, Yellow Dick, Aggy and Luce so lent to my beloved wife be divided at her decease between my daughters namely, Martha Madison, Mary Rakestraw, Susanna Williamson, and Sarah White... to my beloved daughter Sarah White one horse and bridle purchased of George Pettus... I do appoint William White, Daniel White, Mathew White and Samuel White to be my whole Executors...
s/John White, wit. William Price, William Price Jr., Thomas North, Russell (X) Brown
Codicil, April 13, 1782: ... to my son Samuel White one Negro wench named Lucy... also a Horse which he may choose... my son Daniel White one Horse taking the next choice...
s/John (X) White, wit. Martin Baker, Mary Baker, Russell (X) Brown...
(Note that he signed the codicil with his mark, perhaps due to disability or illness.)  
John White
1007 Alethia Williams
1008 daughter of George Wood & Deborah _______ Lilly Wood
1009 Charlie's notes say that there was a son called P. J., and that Mary L. Walker died in childbirth, and the son P.J. died in infancy in 1868. James Milton Woollen
1010 Frank's vital data came from the "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947" on Ancestry. Spouse is listed as Josephine Worden. Mother is listed as Elizabeth Grover, born in Sandusky OH. Father is listed as James Worden, born in NY (probably Jones was remembered as or mistaken for James). FHL film # 1653947. Frank Worden
1011 died in infancy Geneva Yates
1012 Buddy attended college but did not graduate. He came back home and ran the old family farm east of Brookneal, in Campbell County, Virginia. He mainly grew tobacco, and he also worked as a tobacco auctioneer during that season of the year. Henry Fredrick Yates
1013 Bradford attended college but he did not graduate. He worked as a detective on the railroads and traveled a lot with his work. Robert Bradford Yates
1014 Stephen Yates (born 1756) was not a son of John Yates (c.1714/5 - 1778) and his wife Elizabeth. Both their wills named their male and female children, and Elizabeth's will was written years after that of John. She listed the same children, so there is no chance of a posthumous child. And Stephen was born years before the death of John. So we must look elsewhere for his parents. Stephen Yates
1015 Source: "Brave Benbow" by William A. Benbow

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