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Deceased
COUNCILMAN, Jacob
(1829-1900)
HOLT, Margaret Catherine
(1825-1911)
COUNCILMAN, Henry C.
(1848-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
HORNADAY, Sarah

COUNCILMAN, Henry C.

  • Born: 12 Oct 1848, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
  • Marriage: HORNADAY, Sarah about 1865
  • Died: 3 Jul 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
  • Buried: Rock Creek Methodist Church Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance County, North Carolina
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1850, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry Counsilane [in some indexes as Cowsilam] (3), living with parents. (Alamance Co, home 649)

2. Census, 1860, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. H Councilman is 11, male, living with parents. (Alamance Co, Graham Post Office, p105)

3. Census, 1870, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry Councilman [maybe this one], age 21, farmer. Living with Sarah (23). (Alamance Co, Patterson Twp, p127)

4. Census, 1880, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry Counsleman is 30, laborer, born NC, parents born NC, with wife Sarah (34, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC). (Alamance Co, Patterson Twp, NC, p28B)

5. Census, 1900, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry Councilman is age 52, born Oct 1847 in NC, farmer, can read and write, owns his mortgaged farm. He is married for 34 years to Sallie (age 56, b May 1844, cannot read or write, number of children not recorded). (Alamance Co, ED 1, Patterson Twp, sheet 5, line 41, dwelling 95)

6. Census, 1910, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry Counselman, age 60. Wife Salley, age 60. Henry is farmer. (Alamance Co, ED 1, home 69)

7. Census, 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Henry C Councilman is 71, widowed, a farmer and general store merchant who owns his farm. The only person living with him is his housekeeper, Caroline Hornaday (62, single, housekeeper). (Alamance Co, Patterson Twp, ED 1, sheet 1, line 97)

8. Will, 1 Feb 1915, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Will of H C Councilman, Alamance Co Will book 6, p55, says Caroline Hornaday is caring for him, and if she continues to do that she gets the 4 acres that he bought from her that were part of the C J Noah tract. A S Pickett and A L McPherson dispose of remaining property and are executors. Dated 1 Feb 1915, proved 12 July 1920. [This and the census entries imply Henry and wife had no children]

9. Probate, 12 Jul 1920, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Will of H C Councilman, Alamance Co Will book 6, p55, dated 1 Feb 1915, proved 12 July 1920.

10. Occupation: Farmer, merchant.


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Henry married Sarah HORNADAY about 1865. (Sarah HORNADAY was born on 10 May 1845 in North Carolina, United States, died on 15 Dec 1911 in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Rock Creek Methodist Church Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance County, North Carolina.)




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