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COUNCILMAN, William Henry
(1827-1900)
COMPTON, Winnie Staley
(1831-1891)
COUNCILMAN, James Monroe
(1867-1941)

 

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BOWMAN, Marsha Louise

COUNCILMAN, James Monroe

  • Born: Oct 1867, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
  • Marriage: BOWMAN, Marsha Louise about 1887
  • Died: 22 Jul 1941, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
  • Buried: Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1880, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. James M Councilman is 12, at school, living with parents. (Alamance Co, Village of Alamance Cotton Mill, Coble Twp, ED 11, Sheet 7, line 35)

2. Census, 1900, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Jas M Councilman is age 32, b Oct 1867 in NC, miller, can read and write, rents his home. He is married for 13 years to Martha (age 32, b Feb 1868, 6 children, 5 living, cannot read or write). Living with them are daughter Cora E (age 10, b Feb 1889), daughter Carrie V (age 9, b Jan 1891), daughter Donnie P (age 4, b Nov 1895), son Harvey E (age 2, b Dec 1897), father Henry (age 73, b Apr 1897, widower, cannot read or write), and sister Bettie A (age 38, b Jul 1861, single). (Alamance Co, ED 2, Coble Twp, sheet 9, line 36, dwelling 157)

3. Census, 1910, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. James M Councilman, age 42. Wife Marsha L, age 42. They are married 22 years, 9 children, 8 living. With them are dau Cora E, 20, dau Carrie V, 18, dau Donnie P, 14, son Harvey E, 12, son Arthur G, 10, dau Precious P, 7, son Clarence E, 6, dau Valley D, 2, and sister Bettie A, 45. James is a Cloth Baler at Cotton Mill. Cora, Carrie, Donnie, and Bettie work at Cotton Mill. Bettie is single. They live on Alamance Road. (Alamance Co, ED 3, home 99)

4. Census, 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. James M Councilman is 52, a cotton mill bookkeeper with a mortgaged home, living with wife Martha (52), daughter Ethel (29, weaver at cotton mill, single), son Harvey (22, works at cotton mill, single), son Arthur (19, works at cotton mill, single), daughter Precious (16, works at cotton mill), son Clarence (14), daughter Dolley (11), and sister Bettie A (58, weaver at cotton mill, single). Also with them is sister-in-law Pearl Bowman (7). (Alamance Co, Coble Twp, ED 3, sheet 4, line 64)

5. Appearance in Document, Cir 1937, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Settlement of the estate of Betsy (Bettie) Ann Councilman in Alamance Co Records of Settlement, Vol 7, p72, mentions brother J M Councilman.

6. Probate, 19 Aug 1941, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. The settlement of the estate of James Monroe Councilman in Alamance Co Records of Settlement, Vol 7, p423, mentions heirs Ethel C May, Harvey E Councilman, Vallie C Clapp, A G Councilman, C E Councilman, Donnie C Overman, Carrie C Cheek, and Precious Councilman. C E Councilman is appointed administrator on 19 Aug 1941. Settlement completed 9 Sept 1942.

7. Occupation: Cloth Baler at Cotton Mill, Miller, Bookkeeper.


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James married Marsha Louise BOWMAN about 1887. (Marsha Louise BOWMAN was born on 4 Feb 1868 in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States, died on 29 Aug 1938 in Coble Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina.)




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