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MARTH M. LUTHER & WILLIAM M. REESE, MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Posted by: ROBIN LUTHER (ID *****1506) Date: April 08, 2012 at 09:21:59
In Reply to: HENRY BRITTON LUTHER & NANCY A. HAYES BUNCOMBE & MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA by ROBIN LUTHER of 1396

MARTHA M. LUTHER WAS THE TENTH CHILD BORN TO HENRY BRITTON AND NANCY A. (HAYES) LUTHER. MARTHA WAS BORN IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY, HOMINY CREEK, NORTH CAROLINA ON 14 MAY 1852. SHE MARRIED WILLIAM M. REESE. WILLIAM WAS BORN IN AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA ON 17 NOV 1854. HE WAS THE SON OF SAMUEL JOSEPH AND JULIA ANNE (DEPRIEST) REESE. WILLIAM AND MARTHA HAD TWO CHILDREN LISTED BELOW:

1. EARNEST HOUSTON REESE BORN: 13 APR 1887
2. BONNIE LEE REESE BORN: 30 MAR 1890

ON 5 JUN 1900, THE CENSUS FOR PRECINCT NUMBER 2, FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA LISTED WILLIAM REECE AS AGE 48, BORN: NOV 1851. HIS WIFE MATTIE M. WAS LISTED AS AGE 46, BORN: MAY 1854. THEY HAD TWO CHILDREN: EARNEST H. 13, BORN: APR 1887, AND BONNIE L. 10, BORN: MAR 1890. WILLIAM STATED HE WAS MARRIED, HE HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 16 YEARS, HE OWNED HIS FARMHOUSE FREE OF A MORTGAGE, HE WORKED A FARMER, HE COULD READ AND WRITE, HE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA AND HIS PARENTS WERE BORN IN VIRGINIA. MATTIE STATED SHE WAS MARRIED, SHE HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 16 YEARS, SHE HAD GIVEN BIRTH TO 3 CHILDREN WITH 2 CHILDREN STILL LIVING, SHE HAD NO OCCUPATION, SHE COULD READ AND WRITE, AND SHE WAS BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA AND HER PARENTS WERE BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA.

ON 3 MAY 1910, THE CENSUS FOR FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA LISTED WILLIAM M. REESE AS AGE 57. HIS WIFE MATTIE M. WAS LISTED AS AGE 55. THEY HAD ONE CHILD: BONNIE S. AGE 20. WILLIAM STATED HE WAS MARRIED, THIS WAS HIS FIRST MARRIAGE AND HE HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 26 YEARS, HE OWNED HIS FARMHOUSE FREE OF A MORTGAGE, HE WORKED AS A FARMER OF A GENERAL FARM, HE COULD NOT READ OR WRITE, HE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA AND HIS PARENTS WERE BORN IN VIRGINIA. MATTIE STATED SHE WAS MARRIED, THIS WAS HER FIRST MARRIAGE AND SHE HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 26 YEARS, SHE HAD GIVEN BIRTH TO 3 CHILDREN WITH 2 CHILDREN STILL LIVING, SHE HAD NO OCCUPATION, SHE COULD READ AND WRITE, SHE WAS BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA AND HER PARENTS WERE BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA. BONNIE STATED SHE WAS SINGLE, SHE HAD NO OCCUPATION, SHE COULD READ AND WRITE, SHE WAS BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA AND HER PARENTS WERE BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA.

WILLIAM M. REESE AGE 61, MARRIED, DIED AT HOME IN MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON 19 MAY 1915. BIRTH PLACE: BARKER COUNTY, VIRGINIA. ADDRESS: MACON COUNTY, FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA. EDUCATION: COMMON SCHOOL. OCCUPATION: FARMER. PARENTS: SAMUEL REESE BORN IN VIRGINIA, AND MINNIE DREPRIEST BORN IN VIRGINIA. DOCTOR: NONE. CAUSE OF DEATH: NOT LISTED. UNDERTAKER: NEIGHBORS. BURIAL: 20 MAY 1915 CLARK’S CHAPEL CEMETERY. INFORMANT: E. H. REESE, ROUTE #2 FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA. NORTH CAROLINA DEATH CERTIFICATE, 1909-1975.

MARTHA M. (LUTHER) REESE AGE 66, WIDOWED, DIED IN MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON 13 NOV 1918. BIRTH PLACE: BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. ADDRESS: R. F. D. ROUTE #2 MACON COUNTY, FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA. OCCUPATION: KEEPING HOUSE. BIRTH PLACE: BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. HUSBAND: NOT LISTED. PARENTS: HENRY LUTHER BORN IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA AND NANCY HAYES BORN IN MACON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. DOCTOR: NO PHYSICIAN ATTENDED HER, SIGNED BY DAUGHTER, BONNIE LEATHERWOOD. CAUSE OF DEATH: RHUMATISM AND DYSENTERY, 5 MONTHS. WHERE WAS THE DISEASE CONTACTED: SOUTH CAROLINA. AUTOPSY: NO. UNDERTAKER: FRIENDS. BURIAL: 14 NOV 1918 CLARK’S CHAPEL CEMETERY. INFORMANT: MRS. BONNIE LEATHERWOOD, FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA. NORTH CAROLINA DEATH CERTIFICATE, 1909-1975.


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