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COUNCILMAN, John Manley*
(1881-1965)
BEAL, Oppie Jane*
(1887-1950)
McCAIN, Claude Monroe*
(1892-1974)
HELMS, Della Eugenia*
(1891-1941)
COUNCILMAN, Charlie Manley*
(1905-1966)
McCAIN, Athae Mae*
(1914-1995)

COUNCILMAN, Shirley Frances*
(1934-2020)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. LINDLEY, Robert Haywood*

COUNCILMAN, Shirley Frances* 5541,5927

  • Born: 24 Dec 1934, Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC
  • Marriage (1): LINDLEY, Robert Haywood* on 24 Mar 1956 in Mt. Vernon Springs, Chatham Co, NC 5541
  • Died: 12 May 2020, Baldwin Twp, Chatham Co, NC

   Other names for Shirley were COUNCILMAN, Shirley,280 COUNCILMAN, Shirley F.,5433 COUNCILMAN, Shirley M.,5711 LINDLEY, Shirley 5032 and LINDLEY, Shirley C..4945

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  Birth Notes:

Shirley M [sic] Councilman b 1934 in Union Co, NC, d/o Charles M Councilman (Union Co Index to Vital Statistics at Ancestry.com)

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  Noted events in her life were:

Appearance in Document: NC Birth Index, 1934, Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC. 5711,5927 1934, Councilman, Shirley M., child of Councilman, Chas M., Jackson Twp, recorded in Book 19 page 350.



Census, 2 Apr 1940, Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC. 280,5927
1. McCain, Claude, head of household, owns his farm, valued at $1000, age 48, married, completed 7th grade, born NC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, worked 60 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation farmer at farm, worked on own account, worked 52 weeks in 1939, wages $0 in 1939, received other income
2. McCain, Della, wife, age 48, married, completed 9th grade, born NC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, engaged in home housework, unpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, wages $0 in 1939, received no other income
3. Councilman, Atha Mae, daughter, age 25, married, completed 3 years of high school, born NC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, engaged in home housework, unpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, wages $0 in 1939, received no other income
4. McCain, Edna Boyce, daughter, age 22, single, completed 2 years of college, born NC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, worked 36 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation sales girl at retail dry goods, wage or salary worker, worked 36 weeks in 1939, earned $648 in 1939, no other income
5. Hayes, John M., son-in-law, age 24, maried, completed 3 years of high school, born SC, lived in rural area in Lancaster County, SC, on 1 April 1935, worked 42 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation laborer on road construction, wage or salary worker, worked 42 weeks during 1939, earned $1050 during 1939, no other income
6. Hayes, Irene, daughter, age 20, married, completed 3 years of high school, born NC, lived at same house on 1 Apil 1935, engaged in home housework, nonpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks during 1939, earned $0, no other income
7. Harkey, Maxel, niece, age 21, single, completed 2 years of college, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, engaged in home housework, nonpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $0 in 1939, no other income
8. Harkey, Robert, nephew, age 19, single, completed 7th grade, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, worked 48 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation laborer on farm, worked on own account, worked 52 weeks during 1939, earned $0 in 1939, no other income
9. Councilman, Shirley, granddaughter, age 5, not in school, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935
10. Councilman, Manly, grandson, age 3, born NC
11. Hayes, Richard, grandson, age 0/12, born NC.

Story: State Fair Curtains, 21 Oct 1947. On 21 Oct 1947 Shirley received a letter from the Assistant State 4-H Club Leader thanking her for letting them include her curtains in the 4-H Window Treatment Exhibit at the Fair [presumably the State Fair]. The letter mentions sending her a check, but does not specify the amount.

Appearance in Document, 1950, Bonlee, Chatham Co, NC. 5927 In the 1950 Bonlee High School yearbook, Shirley Councilman is a sophomore. She is on the Girls Basketball Team, the Commercial Class, Cheerleaders, 4-H Club Officer.



Census, 4 May 1950, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 5433
1) Councilman, John M., head, living in house on left, 68, widow, b NC, worked 48 hrs as operator of own grocery store
2) Councilman, Howard L., son, 28, never married, b NC, "other" work, no work last week, not looking for work
3) Councilman, Charlie M., son, 44, married, b NC, worked 40 hrs as office manager for hospital construction
4) Councilman, Athae Mae, daughter-in-law, 35, married, b NC, homemaker
5) Councilman, Shirley F., granddaughter, 15, b NC, "other" work, no work last week, not looking for work
6) Councilman, W. Manley, grandson, 13, b NC
7) Councilman, Larry E., grandson, 8, b NC.

Appearance in Document, 1952, Bonlee, Chatham Co, NC. 5927 In the 1952 "Treasured Leaves" yearbook of Bonlee High School, Shirley Councilman is a senior, and is mentioned in several places. She is Assistant Editor of the Yearbook Staff, and the Yearbook sponsor calls her "the answer to an English teacher's prayer." She is Secretary of the Senior class. The quote by her picture says "A smile that won't come off." It says she was Freshman Class President, Sophomore Class Treasurer, Junior Class Treasurer, on the Student Council as a freshman (in Monroe), in the Band as a Junior and Senior, Monogram Club Secretary as a Senior, Cheerleader as a Sophomore and Junior, played Basketball as a Sophomore, Editor of the school newspaper as a Senior, Vice-President of the 4-H Club as a Sophomore, in the Teen-Age Club all four years, in the Junior Play, and won the American Legion Auxiliary Medal as a Junior. She was voted Most Likely to Suceed, Most Dependable, and Best Sport. She also appears in the photo ofthe Commercial Club. There are 14 members of the Senior Class. There is copy of the yearbook at Woodlin.

Graduation, 1952, Bonlee, Chatham Co, NC. 5927



Story: Peace College, 1954, Raleigh, Wake Co, NC. 5927,5928 Shirley Councilman was President of Phi Theta Kappa, an honorary fraternity to recognize scholarship and leadership among students of junior colleges.



Graduation: Peace College, May 1954, Raleigh, Wake Co, NC. 5927,5928



Education: UNC-Greensboro, 1955, Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC. 5927,5929

Residence, 23 Mar 1956, Mt. Vernon Springs, Chatham Co, NC. 5541,5927

Graduation: Women's College, Jun 1956, Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC. 5927 BA Education. Women's College is now UNC-Greensboro.

Property: Receipt of 20 acres from Charles & Gladys Lindley, 29 Jun 1965, Chatham Co, NC. 5583 Charles and Gladys gave the 20 western-most acres of Woodlin to Bob and Shirley.

Deed made 29 June 1965 between Charles C. Lindley and wife Gladys H. Lindley, parties of the first part, and Robert Haywood Lindley and wife, Shirley C. Lindley, parties of the second part, all of Chatham County, NC. Parties of the first part, for $10 and other good and valuable considerations, sell and convey to said parties of the second part and their heirs and assigns EXCEPTING AND RESERVING UNTO THE PARTIES OF THE FIRST PART ALL MERCHANTABLE TIMBER ON THE PROPERTY HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED FOR AND DURING THE TERMS OF THE NATURAL LIVES OF THE PARTIES OF THE FIRST PART, that certain tract of land in Baldwin Township described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the center of Mann's Chapel Road (N.C. Secondary Road No. 1532) Horner's northeastern corner, and running thence along the center line of said road South 86 deg. 06 min. East 427 feet to a stake, a new corner, thence South 04 deg. 08 min. West 2035.29 feet to a stake in Snipes' northern line, thence along Snipes' line North 87 deg. 32 min. West 427 feet to a stake in Horner's line, thence along Horner's line North 04 deg. 08 min. East 2,045.96 feet to the point of Beginning, containing 20 acres, more or less, and being designated as Lot No. 1 on map entitled "Property of Charles C. Lindley and wife, Gladys H. Lindley" by William G. Joyner, Registered Surveyor, dated April 15, 1965.
Acknowledged on 30 June 1965. Registered 11 Dec 1965.

Residence, May 1966, Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA. 4944

Property: Received 5 acres from Gladys Lindley, 3 Jan 1980, Chatham Co, NC. 5591,5592 Gladys gave Bob and Shirley the 5 western-most remaining acres of Woodlin. She did this in two deeds, one at the end of 1979 and one at the beginning of 1980, presumably to spread the gift across two tax years. As a result of this, Bob and Shirley own 25 acres on the west side of Woodlin.

Deed 20 Dec 1979 between Gladys H. Lindley, party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, party of the second part. Gladys provides Robert and Shirley with one-half undivided interest in property beginning in the center of Manns Chapel Rod, the Northeast corner of the Robert H. Lindley 20 acre parcel, evidenced by an iron stake in the southern margin of said road, 30 feet from the centerline thereof, and running thence South 86 deg. 6 min. East 107 feet to a point, a new corner with Gladys H. Lindley; thence a new line with Gladys H. Lindley, South 4 deg. 8 min. West (passing through an iron stake at 30 feet), 2038.52 feet to a stake in the line of the Snipes property; thence with their line, North 87 deg. 32 min. West 107 feet to a stake, Robert H. Lindley's corner; thence with his line, North 4 deg. 8 min. East 2035.29 feet to the beginning, contaning 5 acres more or less, and being designated as Lot 2-A, according to a survey and plat prepared by William G. Joyner, Surveyor, on Dec 10 1979. Acknowledged 20 Dec 1979. Registered 28 Dec 1979.

Deed 3 Jan 1980 between Gladys H. Lindley, party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, party of the second part. Gladys provides Robert and Shirley with one-half undivided interest in property beginning in the center of Manns Chapel Rod, the Northeast corner of the Robert H. Lindley 20 acre parcel, evidenced by an iron stake in the southern margin of said road, 30 feet from the centerline thereof, and running thence South 86 deg. 6 min. East 107 feet to a point, a new corner with Gladys H. Lindley; thence a new line with Gladys H. Lindley, South 4 deg. 8 min. West (passing through an iron stake at 30 feet), 2038.52 feet to a stake in the line of the Snipes property; thence with their line, North 87 deg. 32 min. West 107 feet to a stake, Robert H. Lindley's corner; thence with his line, North 4 deg. 8 min. East 2035.29 feet to the beginning, contaning 5 acres more or less, and being designated as Lot 2-A, according to a survey and plat prepared by William G. Joyner, Surveyor, on Dec 10 1979. Acknowledged 3 Jan 1980 Registered 4 Jan 1980.

Residence, 9 Oct 1981, Randolph Co, NC. 4945

Appearance in Document: Sale of part of J. M. Councilman Homeplace tract by heirs, 31 Jul 1981, Bonlee, Chatham Co, NC. 4955 Deed entered 31 July 1981 between Odell J. Councilman and wife Anna Councilman, J. O. Councilman and wife Evelyn Heath Councilman, Wilburn C. Councilman and wife Margaret Councilman, Martha Councilman Maness and husband Floyd Maness, Leola Councilman Haught and husband Harold Haught, Lester W. Councilman and wife Vernell S. Councilman, Katie Councilman (widow of Ledford Councilman), Atha Mae Councilman Laine and husband Terry Laine, Manley Councilman and wife Eleanor Holt Councilman, Larry Councilman (widower), Shirley C. Lindley and husband Bobby Lindley, and Helen Councilman (widow of Marvin Councilman), all of Chatham County NC, parties of the first part, to George Allred and wife, Marie Councilman Allred, of 308 East Third Street, Siler City, Chatham County, parties of the second part. Parties of the first part in consideration of $10 and other good and valuable considerations paid to them by parties of the second part ... to sell and convey to said parties of the second part ... land in Bear Creek Township, Chatham County, NC, described as follows: Located and being in the Village of Bonlee, Bear Creek Township, Chatham County, NC, and beginning at an iron stake located on the North margin of Main Street and, and being the Southwest corner of that certain 1.22 acre tract of land known as the J. M. Councilman Homeplace Tract, and running thence with the J. M. Councilman line, North 2 deg. 30 min. East 379 feet to an iron stake in J. M. Councilman's corner and in Lester Councilman's line; thence with Lester Councilman's line, North 88 deg. 30 min. West 30 feet to an iron stake in George Allred's line; thence with George Aldridge and R. L. Pugh line, South 2 deg 30 min. West 379 feet to an iron stake located on the North margin of Main Street; thence with the North margin of Main Street, South 88 deg. 30 min. East 30 feet to an iron stake and being the point and place of beginning, containing .25 acres, orre or less. For chain-of-title see Deed from Jesse Councilman and wife, to J. M. Councilman recorded July 1, 1951, in Deed Book K. U., page 1, Chatham County registry.
The Grantors in this Deed are all the heirs of the late John M. Councilman. John M. Councilman diedtestate on June 12, 1965, and left the following children: Lester W. Councilman, Charlie M. Councilman, M. M. Councilman, Wilburn Councilman, Leola Councilman Haught, Odell Councilman, Ledford Councilman, Marie Councilman Allred, Howard Councilman and Martha C. Maness. Ledford Councilman is now deceased and he left a Will leaving all his property to his widow, Katie Councilman. Charlie Councilman is now deceased, and left his widow, Atha Mae Councilman Lane, who is married to Terry Lane, and 2 children, Larry Councilman (widow) and Shirley C. Councilman Lindley, who is married to Bobby Lindley. J. O. Councilman is also a son of Johm M. Councilman, deceased.
Signed by each of the Grantors.
Acknowledged by J. O. Councilman and wife Evelyn Heath Councilman on 26 August 1981 in Guilford Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Wilburn C. Councilman and wife Margaret Councilman on 1 Sept 1981 in Chesapeake city, VA.
Acknowledged by Floyd Maness and wife Martha C. Maness on 4 Sept 1981 in Durham Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Harold Haught and wife Leola C. Haught on 8 Sept 1981 in Carteret Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Lester W. Councilman and wife Vernell S. Councilman on 12 Sept 1981 in Chatham Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Katie Councilman (widow of Ledford Councilman) on 21 Sept 1981 in Lynchburg, VA.
Acknowledged by Atha Mae Councilman Laine and husband Terry Laine on 29 Sept 1981 in Union Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Manley Councilman and wife Eleanor Hold Councilman on 5 Oct 1981 in Randolph Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Larry Councilman (widower) on 23 Oct 1981 in Forsyth Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Bobby Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley on 9 Oct 1981 in Randolph Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Helen Councilman (widow of Marvin Councilman) on 26 Oct 1981 in Cumberland Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Odell J. Councilman and wife Anna Councilman on 20 Aug 1981 in Mecklenburg Co, NC.
Registered on Nov 18 1981.

Appearance in Document: Sale of part of J. M. Councilman homeplace by heirs, 31 Aug 1981, Bonlee, Chatham Co, NC. 4945 Deed entered 31 Aug 1981 between Odell J. Councilman and wife Ann Councilman, J. O. Councilman and wife Evelyn Heath Councilman, Wilburn C. Councilman and wife Margaret Councilman, Martha Councilman Maness and husband Floyd Maness, Leola Councilman Haught and husband Harold Haught, Lester W. Councilman and wife Vernell S. Councilman, Katie Councilman (widow of Ledford Councilman), Atha Mae Councilman Laine and husband Terry Laine, Manley Councilman and wife Eleanor Holt Councilman, Larry Councilman (widower), Shirley C. Lindley and husband Bobby Lindley, Helen Councilman (widow of Marvin Councilman), and George Allred and wife Marie Councilman Allred, all of Chatham County NC, parties of the first part, to Roy Darrell Moore and wife Kathy Joanne Hayes Moore of Bonlee, Chatham County, NC, parties of the second part. Parties of the first part in consideration of $10 and other good and valuable considerations paid to them by parties of the second part ... to sell and convey to said parties of the second part ... land in Bear Creek Township, Chatham County, NC, described as follows: beginning at an iron stake located on the North margin of Main Street and the East margin of North Mill Street and being at the intersection of said Streets, and running thence with the East margin of North Mill Street, North 2 degrees 30 minutes East 379 feet to an iron stake located in Lester Councilman's line; thence with Lester Councilman's line, South 88 deg. 30 min. East 140 feet to an iron stake located on the West margin of an unnamed Alley; thence with the West margin of the unnamed Alley, South 2 deg. 30 min. West 379 feet to an iron stake located on the North margin of Main Street; thence with the North margin of Main Street, North 88 deg. 30 min. West 140 feet to an iron stake and being the point and place of beginning, and containing 1.22 acres, more or less, and being the homeplace of the late J. J. [sic] Councilman.
For chain-of-title see Deed from Isaac H. Dunlap, to J. M. Councilman dated Apr 2 1920, and recorded on Sept 3 1923 in Deed Book FY, page 469.
The above described property is a portion of the land conveyed to J. M. Councilman by Isaac Dunlap. J. M. Councilman sold a portion of the original tract to his son, Lester Councilman.
The Grantors in this Deed are all the heirs of the late John M. Councilman. John M. Councilman diedtestate on June 12, 1965, and left the following children: Lester W. Councilman, Charlie M. Councilman, M. M. Councilman, Wilburn Councilman, Leola Councilman Haught, Odell Councilman, Ledford Councilman, Marie Councilman Allred, Howard Councilman and Martha C. Maness, and J. O. Councilman. Ledford Councilman is now deceased and he left a Will leaving all his property to his widow, Katie Councilman. Charlie Councilman is now deceased, and left his widow, Atha Mae Councilman Lane, who is married to Terry Lane, and 3 children, Larry Councilman (widower) and Shirley C. Councilman Lindley, who is married to Bobby Lindley, and Manley Councilman, who is married to Eleanor Hold Councilman.
Signed by each of the Grantors.
Acknowledged by J. O. Councilman and wife Evelyn Heath Councilman on 3 Sept 1981 in Guilford Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Wilburn C. Councilman and wife Margaret Councilman on 10 Sept 1981 in Chesapeake city, VA.
Acknowledged by Floyd Maness and wife Martha C. Maness on 15 Sept 1981 in Durham Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Harold Haught and wife Leola C. Haught n 17 Sept 1981 in Carteret Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Lester W. Councilman and wife Vernell S. Councilman, and George Allred and wife Marie Councilman Allred on 18 Sept 1981 in Chatham Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Katie Councilman (widow of Ledford Councilman) on 28 Sept 1981 in Lynchburg, VA.
Acknowledged by Atha Mae Councilman Laine and husband Terry Laine on 2 Oct 1981 in Union Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Manley Councilman and wife Eleanor Hold Councilman on 5 Oct 1981 in Randolph Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Larry Councilman (widower) on 23 Oct 1981 in Forsyth Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Bobby Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley on 9 Oct 1981 in Randolph Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Helen Councilman (widow of Marvin Councilman) on 26 Oct 1981 in Cumberland Co, NC.
Acknowledged by Odell J. Councilman and wife Ann Councilman on 4 Sept 1981 in Mecklenburg Co, NC.
Registered on Feb 23 1982.

Property: Land swap with Clint, 7 Jul 1982, Chatham Co, NC. 5059,5060 Bob and Shirley swapped land with Clint so that he could more easily sell some property. Bob and Shirley gave 10 acres to Clint, the 10 western-most acres of their property. This was the tract upon which the "Brewer house" was located. In return, Bob and Shirley received sole ownership of the remaining 17.7 acres of Woodlin. This was accomplished by having Gladys give Clint sole ownership of the 17.7 acres (instead of givng half to Clint and half to Bob), and then having Clint give the 17.7 acres to Bob and Shirley (so they in effect received Bob's half share, and in return for giving Clint 10 acres of their property they received Clint's half share of the 17.7 acres). So at the end of this set of transactions Bob and Shirley own the remaining 15 acres of their property, plus the 17.7 acres they just acquired, and Clint owns the 10 acres he just received, plus the 5 acres on the eastern side of Woodlin that he previously owned.

Deed entered 7 July 1982 between Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, party of the first part, and C. Clinton Lindley Jr., party of the second part. For $10, party of the first part sells and conveys to party of the second part property in Baldwin Township beginning at a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road, the northeast corner of the Audrey Horner property (book 257, page 236) and running thence with the line of Audrey Horner and J. A. Webster South 4 deg. 8 min. West 2045.96 feet to an iron stake, a corner with Chapel Hill Land Company, thence with their line South 87 deg. 32 min. East 213.50 feet to an iron stake, thence North 4 deg. 8 min. East 2040.62 feet to a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road (said line running through an iron stake in the southern margin of said road), thence with the center line of said Road North 86 deg. 6 min. West 213.50 feet to the beginning containng 10 acres, more or less, according to a survey and plat prepared by William Joyner, Surveyor, dated April 6 1982. Acknowledged 15 July 1982. Registered 20 July 1982.

Deed entered 7 July 1982 between C. Clinton Lindley . Jr., single, party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley, party of the second part. For $10, party of the first part sells and conveys to party of the second part, subject to reservation hereinafter set forth, property in Baldwin Township beginning at a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road, said point being situate South 86 deg. 6 min. East 938.05 feet from the Northeast corner of the Horner property (257-236), and running thence from said Beginning point South 4 deg. 8 min. West 2032.52 feet to an iron stake in the line of the Chapel Hill Land Co. (Book 261-page 275) property, thence with its line, South 87 deg. 32 min. East 93 feet to a stake, thence continuing with Chapel Hill Land Co. line, North 3 deg. 28 min. East 128.97 feet to a stake, thence South 86 deg. 32 min. East 301.96 feet to a stake, thence North 4 deg. 26 min. East 1898.50 feet to a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road, thence with the center of said Road, North 86 deg. 6 min. West 404.05 feet to the beginning, containing 17.71 acres more or less. This conveyance is made subject to the Life Estate of Gladys H. Lindley in and to 1 acre of land including the residence house and outbuildings around said house together with her right of ingress and egress along the existing driveway running from the house to Manns Chapel Road. Acknowledged 7 July 1982. Registered 5 Nov 1982.

Property: Buys 5 acres from Clint Lindley, 3 Jan 1984, Chatham Co, NC. 5063,5064 Clint sold Bob and Shirley the 5 acres he owned on the east side of Woodlin. He did this in two deeds, one at the end of 1983 and one at the beginning of 1984, presumably for tax purposes. As a result of this, Bob and Shirley own about 37 acres as a set of contiguous Woodlin property.

Deed 9 Dec 1983 between Charles Clinton Lindley Jr., party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, party of the second part. Clint provides Bob & Shirley with one-half undivided interest in property beginning in the center of Manns Chapel Road, the northwest corner of the 20 acre Clarles Clinton Lindley, Jr. parcel of land and running thence with his line, South 4 deg. 26 min. West, passing through an iron stake at 30 feet located in the southern margin of said road, 1897.27 feet to a stake in the line of Snipes property; thence with Snipes' line, North 86 deg. 32 min. West 115 feet to a stake, a new corner with Gladys Lindley; thence a new line with Gladys Lindley, North 4 deg. 26 min. East 1898.50 feet to a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road; thence with the center of said road, South 86 deg. 6 min. East 115 feet to the beginning, contaning 5 acres more or less, and being designated as Tract 2-C, according to a survey and plat prepared by William G. Joyner, Surveyor, on Dec 10 1979. Acknowledged 23 Dec 1983. Registered 29 Dec 1983.

Deed 3 Jan 1984 between Charles Clinton Lindley Jr., party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, party of the second part. Clint provides Bob & Shirley with one-half undivided interest in property beginning in the center of Manns Chapel Road, the northwest corner of the 20 acre Clarles Clinton Lindley, Jr. parcel of land and running thence with his line, South 4 deg. 26 min. West, passing through an iron stake at 30 feet located in the southern margin of said road, 1897.27 feet to a stake in the line of Snipes property; thence with Snipes' line, North 86 deg. 32 min. West 115 feet to a stake, a new corner with Gladys Lindley; thence a new line with Gladys Lindley, North 4 deg. 26 min. East 1898.50 feet to a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road; thence with the center of said road, South 86 deg. 6 min. East 115 feet to the beginning, contaning 5 acres more or less, and being designated as Tract 2-C, according to a survey and plat prepared by William G. Joyner, Surveyor, on Dec 10 1979. Acknowledged 27 Jan 1984. Registered 24 Feb 1984.

Property: Receives Quit Claim to 17.71 acres, 12 Feb 1992, Chatham Co, NC. 5065 Gladys issued a Quit Claim Deed on the portion of the Woodlin property where she still had a claim, from when she retained a lifetime claim on an acre around the house.

Quit Claim Deed entered 12 Feb 1992 between Gladys H. Lindley, a widow, and C. Clinton Lindley Jr., single, of Chatham County, party of the first part, and Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, of Randolph County, address 531 W. Kivette, Asheboro, NC, party of the second part. For $10, party of the first part releases to the party of the second part all right, title, claim and interest to property in Baldwin Township beginning at a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road, said point being situate South 86 deg. 6 min. East 938.05 feet from the Northeast corner of the Horner property (257-236), and running thence from said Beginning point South 4 deg. 8 min. West 2032.52 feet to an iron stake in the line of the Chapel Hill Land Co. (Book 261-page 275) property, thence with its line, South 87 deg. 32 min. East 93 feet to a stake, thence continuing with Chapel Hill Land Co. line, North 3 deg. 28 min. East 128.97 feet to a stake, thence South 86 deg. 32 min. East 301.96 feet to a stake, thence North 4 deg. 26 min. East 1898.50 feet to a point in the center of Manns Chapel Road, thence with the center of said Road, North 86 deg. 6 min. West 404.05 feet to the beginning, containing 17.71 acres more or less. Acknowledged 12 Feb 1992. Registered 12 Feb 1992.

Property: Easement to Carolina Power & Light, 26 Jul 1994, Chatham Co, NC. 5924 Right of Way Grant made 26 July 1994 between Robert H. Lindley and wife Shirley C. Lindley, in consideration of one dollar paid by Carolina Power & Light Company, grants the Company privilege and easement to go in and upon the tract of land situated in Baldwin Township, containing 10 acres, more or less, being the land described in deeds recorded in Book 312 page 59 [should be page 57] and Book 429 page 829. Recorded 14 Sept 1994.

Property: Inherited mother's land, 1995, Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC. [Shirley and her brothers inherited their mother's property when she died.]

Property: Sold Providence Road property, 14 Nov 1995, Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC. 5930 [Shirley and her brothers inherited their mother's property when she died. They sold the property via three deeds.]

This deed made 14 Nov 1995 by Shirley C. Lindley and husband Robert H. Lindley to Kenneth E. Poston and wife Carol C. Poston, land in Jackson Twp, Union County, NC, beginning in the centerline of Providence Road South and being the common corner between the lands of Jackie E. Kulp, ... W. T. McCain, ... containing 3.279 acres. 7620 Providence Road South. Three separate deeds have been executed and recorded contemporaneously to include all interest in the property. Property was acquired by Grantor as recorded in Book 267 page 370.

Property: Sold 12.16 acres to Chapel in the Pines, 16 Jan 2008, Chatham Co, NC. 5926 Bob and Shirley combined all the four tracts of Woodlin land that they owned into a single parcel of about 37 acres, then sold the back 12.16 acres of the property to the Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church, for use for a new church location. This left Bob and Shirley with about 25 acres as a single tract of land, including about half an acre of easement along Manns Chapel Road. This is the land that would be inherited by their children.

Deed on 16 Jan 2008 between Robert H. Lindley and spouse Shirley C. Lindley, Grantor, and Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church, Inc., Granteee. Grantor sells and conveys to Grantee a parcel of land being all of Lot 2, Robert H. and Shirley C. Lindley Recombination and Easement Dedication Plat, according to the plat and survey recorded in Plat Slide 2008-399, Chatham County Registry. The property is subject to easements and restrictions of record. Acknowledged 16 Jan 2009. Filed Jan 21 2009.

Appearance in Document: Deed for Pittsboro Presbyterian Church property, 9 Nov 2008, Pittsboro, Chatham Co, NC. 5931 Deed on 9 Nov 2008 between Trustees of Pittsboro Presbyterian Church, Grantor, and Pittsboro Presbyterian Church, Inc., Grantee. The deed transfers ownership of Tract 1, described in Book AL, page 157, and Tract 2, described in Book 427, page 547. Signed by trustees Edna R. Bailey, William H. Browder, and Shirley C. Lindley. Acknowledged 9 Nov 2008. Recorded 19 Nov 2008.

Occupation: Housewife, Teacher, Secretary.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Story. Graduated from Bonlee HS in 1952 as valedictorian. Went to Peace College, Raleigh, NC in Sept 1952, graduated in May 1954, then went to Women's College in Greensboro from Sept 1954 to June 1956, graduating with a BA in Education. Got married during her spring break of her senior year. After graduating she joined Bob in Texas. Taught school at Lock Hill, San Antonio. While Bob was at UNC, she worked for Mr. Farlow (lawyer) as secretary. After Ginna born, taught 5th grade at Pittsboro. When Bob graduated and returned to Air Force, Shirley went to Winston-Salem with the children to live with parents until Bob graduated from Officer Training School. Then she joined him in Harlingen, TX. After Bob retired and began teaching at Randolph Technical College, she began substititue teaching in Aug 1977, then was a teachers aide in Aug 1978, then taught remedial math and reading at Asheboro High School in Sept 1979. In Aug 1985 she began teaching 5th grade. In March 1991 Shirley had a heart valve replaced. She retired from teaching in June 1995. After they moved to Woodlin, she became active in the local garden club and the Pittsboro Presbyterian Church. She was chosen as an Elder of the church in 2000. In July 2012 she had her replacement heart value re-replaced.


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Shirley married Robert Haywood* LINDLEY, son of Charles Clinton* LINDLEY and Virginia Gladys* HAYWOOD, on 24 Mar 1956 in Mt. Vernon Springs, Chatham Co, NC.5541 (Robert Haywood* LINDLEY was born on 18 Jan 1934 in Burlington, Alamance Co, NC 5036,5037,5541 and died on 4 Apr 2017 in Baldwin Twp, Chatham Co, NC.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:



Marriage License, 23 Mar 1956, Chatham Co, NC. 5541 State of North Carolina, Chatham County, Office of Register of Deeds. No. 1595. March 23, 1956. Robert Haywood Lindley having applied to me for a LICENSE for the marriage of Robert Haywood Lindley of Chapel Hill, N.C. Rt.3, aged 22 years, color White, the son of Charles Clinton Lindley and Virginia G. Haywood the father now Living, the mother Living, resident of Chapel Hill, N.C. Rt.3 and Shirley Frances Councilman of Mt. Vernon Spr. N.C., aged 21 years, color White, daughter of Charlie Manley Councilman and Athae Mae McCain the father Living, the mother Living, resident of Mt. Vernon Springs, N.C.

Marriage, 24 Mar 1956, Mt. Vernon Springs, Chatham Co, NC. 5541 I, Rev. K. M. Misenheimer, Presbyterian Minister, united in matrimony Robert Haywood Lindley and Shirley Frances Councilman the parties licensed above on the 24th day of March, 1956, at Mt. Vernon Springs Presbyterian Church in [blank] Township.

Witnesses present at marriage:
Sarah Helen Smith of Sanford, N.C. [a college friend of Shirley's, soloist]
Mary Elizabeth Scott of Clinton, N.C. [played piano at service]
Charles C. Lindley Sr. of Chapel Hill, N.C.

Story. At their wedding, Bob's father Charles was the best man. The church (and most of the people) was decorated with orchids and camelias by Clint. The flowers were given by Harriet Bridges, who had a nursery in the area. (knowledge of Gladys Lindley, Shirley Councilman Lindley, and Robert H Lindley)




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