|Posted By:||michael helton|
|Subject:||Newland vs. Graham 1836,Macon Co. Daniel Helton voter|
|Post Date:||September 28, 2010 at 07:46:00|
|Forum:||Macon County, NC Genealogy Forum|
24th Congress 1st session, House of Representatives
Contested Election Newland vs. Graham
That the late election for a member of the House of Representatives of the US for the 12th Congressional district of the state of NC on the 13th day of August past.
The notice was served on the sitting member on the second day of OCt. Last, by the petitoner, that he intended to contest his election on the ground that illegal and unqualified votes had been given for him and that legal and qualified votes offered for the petitoner had been rejected.
Valley River Election Precinct. for Macon County I found my ancestor Daniel Helton voting along with 66 others. If anyone has information or knowledge of this precinct and the situation of the voting I would like to know about it.
For families sake here are other names that voted in that precinct.
Edley Pritchet, Thomas Plemmons, H Buates, Hugh McCray,
Jacob Stuart, John M Stoval, John Mason, B Clark, G.F. Morris, John Hannah, Joseph Early, Abner Moore, Daniel Helton, Thomas Hair, Thomas Balan, Philip Philips, Jesse McClure, Wm.Roberts, James Plemmons, Singleton Ray, James Cochram, John Griffett, Thomas Barnett, John Hughhs, D. Weeks, Thomas Brown, John Early jr. Jorial Barnett, James Whittaker, Spencer Shearer, Jacob Loudermilk, Allen Shearer, Wm. Crawford, George M Lovingood, George Hampton, Abraham Moore, Alexander Morrison, Andrew Colvart, Joseph McMillion, B Chambers, James Whittaker, Lewis Thomasson, Jonathan Parker, John Earley, West Leopard, Jacob Roper, Stephen Whitaker, Wm. Moore, John Hall, Wm. Berry, J. D. Welsh, James Hartness, Jesse Smith, H. Lovingood, H. Robinson, Abner Moore, Allen Elis, Wm. F. McKee, John Chambers, J.P. Colvert, Thomas C. Tatharo, John Panther, Leonard Panther, Joel McCrarey.
Any Help appreciated.