My Earliest known Hampton ancestor:

ASA (“ASEY/ACCIE“) HAMPTON   (parents unknown)

Born approx 1813, in TN[1]

Died between April-October 1849 near Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tennessee.

Buried at _______________________.

Married around 1834, possibly in Wilkes County, NC[2] to:

MARTHA A. LAWS  (parents unknown)

Born Apr 13, 1813 in NC or KY. Her parents were born in NC[3].

Died Feb 17, 1895 in Jonesboro, Washington Co, TN, at the home of her son Wesley Hampton (as per the Jonesborough Herald Tribune, Feb 20, 1895).

She is buried in the cemetery behind Marvin’s Chapel Methodist Church, Boones Creek Rd, 4-5 miles outside of Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee.

Their children:

(additional info. on them in following section)

1.RILEY HAMPTON (b.Dec 1, 1835 in Wilkes Co. NC, d.Apr 7, 1915 in Cherokee Co, NC), 1st m. LAVICIE (MARTHA) HUFF in 1860, 2nd m. SUSAN FERREL in Cherokee Co, NC in 1870.

2.ELLEN HAMPTON (b.Nov 23, 1837 in NC/TN, d.Mar 21, 1907 Washington Co, TN) married on Nov. 14, 1859 to ANDREW JACKSON SLIGER (1835-1906) .

3.WILLIAM FRANKLIN HAMPTON (b.?May[4] 1839 in Washington Co, TN, d.Nov 20, 1909), 1st md. NANCY ANN DYKES, 2nd md MARTHA TAYLOR.

4.MARION FRANCES HAMPTON (b. May 22, 1843 in Washington Co. TN, d.Nov 30, 1922),


5.WESLEY A. HAMPTON (b. July 17, 1847 in Washington Co, TN, d.July 7, 1911).

1st married JERUSA SALTS, 2nd married HANNAH JANE HICKS            

6.GEORGE HAMPTON (b.18??, died before 1850) 

7.JESSE MONROE HAMPTON (b.Jan 1850 in Monroe Co, TN, d.Oct 22, 1914),

1st married MARGARET BRITT, 2nd marriage to JANE ROBBINS



The first reference I have found to ASA HAMPTON is in the Washington Co, TN tax lists:


1839 Dist. #10 ASA HAMPTON

(in 1840, ASA HAMPTON is on Census of Yancey Co, NC, near JOSEPH, WADE, ALFRED, P.S., EZEKIAL, and JOHN HAMPTON)



ASA and MARTHA HAMPTON were in Wilkes Co, NC in 1835, then Washington Co, TN about 1837 through about 1844, when they moved to Monroe Co, TN.  ASA died there about 1849. MARTHA was there in the 1850 Census, as a widow. She moved her family back to Washington Co, TN between 1850-1860.

1850 Census of Monroe Co. TN, Tellico Plains, 14th Civil District (Nov. 14, 1850), p.238:

Martha Hampton-35 (b.NC), Riley-15 (b.TN), Eliza-13 (b.TN), William-10 (b.TN), Marion-8 (b.TN), Wesley-6 (b.TN), Jesse Monroe-9 mos.(b.TN). Real estate value 0.

Between 1850-1860 Martha and children moved to Jonesboro, Washington Co. TN.

1860 Census of Washington Co, TN, 4th Civil District (Coxes Store P.O.), pg 160:

Martha Hampton-40 (b.NC), Riley-22 (b.NC), Franklin-17 (b.NC), Marion-15 (b.NC), Wesley-13 (b.NC), Jesse-10 (b.NC), Rachel-12 (b.NC), James-3 (b.TN). Real estate value $325. WHO DID RACHEL AND JAMES BELONG TO??? 

1870 Census of Washington Co, Johnson City, TN, 4th Dist.:

Martha Hampton-56, Jesse Monroe-19.

1880 Census of Wash. Co, TN, vol 33, E.D. 32, sheet 20, line 9:

Martha Hampton-67 (b.KY, her parents b.NC), Wesley-31, Jesse Monroe-27, H.M.-6-gs, and Rena Bell-4-gd.  Information on census revealed that Jesse was divorced, and Martha and Wesley were widowed.

Washington Co, TN Deed, May 28, 1885 from Jesse Monroe Hampton to Martha Hampton, 8 acres and 2 poles of land to Martha Hampton.

Washington Co, TN Deed, Sept 28, 1885 from John Million to James R.(?) Hampton and Martha Hampton for $100. (Who was James R. Hampton??)

Washington Co, TN Deed, May 23, 1890 from Martha C. Hampton to Thomas C. Matson, 8 acres and 2 poles land  for $120.


Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born Dec. 1, 1835 in Wilkes County, North Carolina

Died April 7, 1915[5] in Cherokee County, NC

1st married to LAVICIE (Martha) HUFF in Washington Co, TN in 1860.

2nd married on Jan 23, 1870 in Cherokee Co, NC to: 

SUSAN FERREL  (daughter of Vinson FERREL and Mary VOYLES)

Born Oct. 1846/47 in Cherokee Co, NC

Died Feb. 14, 1926 in Chattanooga, TN

Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Alton Park, Hamilton Co, TN.



Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born Nov 23, 1838 in TN/NC[6]

Died March 21, 1907 Johnson City, TN.

Buried at Snow Chapel Cemetery, Knob Creek, Washington Co, TN.

Married on Nov 14, 1859 in Washington Co., TN to:


Born c. 1830

Died Jan 15, 1906, (son of Adam and Elizabeth Spradling Sliger).

He was in the 10th TN Cavalry (US) during the Civil War. 

Their children:

1.LILLIE SLIGER (b.Feb 8, 1861 NC/TN-d.Oct 10, 1912 Manassa, Canyon Co, Colorado)

married on Nov 15, 1885 to ISAAC FILMORE HOLTZCLAW (b.Jan 15, 1864-d._________)

2.MARY SLIGER (b.1864 NC) m. ROBERT CLINTON COX in 1883. They were one of the first settlers of the Cedar Grove community in Johnson City, TN.


4.EDWIN SLIGER (b.1869 VA)

5.ADAM SLIGER (b.1871 TN)

6.JOHN SLIGER (b.1873 TN)




1860 Census of Washington Co, TN, p.173, Dist 5, Jonesborough PO, house 618: 

Andrew J. Sliger-21 TN (farm hand), Eliza-21 TN.

1870 Washington Co, Virginia, Goodson Township, Abingdon PO, p. 96: 

Andrew J Sliger-27 (b.TN, laborer), Eliza-27 (b.TN),   Lilly-10 (b.TN), Mary-5 (b.TN), Rutledge-4 (b.TN),    Eddie-1 (b.VA). Personal property valued at $155.

1880 Washington Co, TN, Dist 30 (33-30-22-39), p.22:

Andrew J. Sliger-45, Eliza E.-42, Lillie-20, Mary-16, Rutledge-14, all born in NC, and Edwin-11, born in Va.

1896 Eliza Hampton Sliger-58, was living in Johnson City, TN, as a lodging house keeper,

1900 Washington Co, TN, 5th Civil Dist, (ED 144) p.7:

Andrew J. Sliger-(age not reported). Lived alone. Owned home (farm). Farm laborer. Married 40 years.

1900 Census-can’t find Eliza Ellen Hampton Sliger, although she didn’t die until 1907.


Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born Nov 20, 1839[7] Washington Co, TN.

Died Nov 20, 1909.

Buried at the Union Church of Christ Cemetery, Jonesboro, on Little Cherokee Creek, 6 m. SE of town between Lamar School and Johnson City, Washington Co, TN.

Married 1st on Sept 5, 1861 in Washington Co, TN to NANCY ANN DYKES (b.____, d.Dec 24/27, 1861, d/o William and Anna Dykes)

Married 2nd on  Sept 8, 1865 in Washington Co, TN to MARTHA TAYLOR (b. Oct 1843 TN, d.Sept 19, 1911). Buried in the Jonesboro Union Church of Christ Cemetery.

Their children:

1.NANCY "Nania" HAMPTON (b.May 18, 1868, d.____)

married in 1895 Washington Co, TN to HENRY F. SWANNER. Lived in Washington Co, TN. Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Johnson City, TN.


            -EDITH P. SWANNER (b.1898-d.April 1956) married BEN GREENWAY
            -ETHEL SWANNER

            -SARAH E. SWANNER (b.1901-d.July 31, 1989)

                            married 1st BUD DURHAM, married 2nd GEORGE APPLE.

            -MARY L. SWANNER (b.1903) married BOB HODGE

            -MARTHA E. SWANNER (b.1903-d.March 6, 1989) married GEORGE W. SHIRLEY

            -GEORGE R. SWANNER (b.1909)

            -ROY E. SWANNER?

2.SARAH "Sallia" HAMPTON (b.Aug 1, 1872, d.______) m._______


More information about William Franklin Hampton:

Civil War record:

Nov 5, 1862 - enrolled at Greenville, TN.

Nov 27, 1862 - enlisted for 3 years, Co G 4th TN INF VOLUNTEERS (U.S.)

June 15, 1863 - mustered in at Nashville, TN

Oct 3, 1863 -  was captured by Wheeler's Confederate Cavalry and parolled at McMinnville,TN., (Chattanooga area). Regiment had been captured and men had been scattered to their homes and were ordered to reassemble at Camp Nelson, KY.  While his unit was crossing the Cumberland Mtns, going from Camp Nelson, KY, to Knoxville, TN, in the Winter of 1863 and Spring of 1864, (he was a Teamster at this time), he became afflicted with "chronic diarrhea" (the #1 killer disease during the war), from which he never recovered. Commanded by Cpt. Joseph Chockley. Messed and bunked with Alick James (as per his pension record).

Aug 2, 1865 discharged.

Sept 8, 1865 married Martha Taylor (actual marriage certificate is in pension file at the National Archives, Washington, DC)

1865 Started receiving pension for "disibility" caused by the war; $2 a month until increased in 1881.                                                  

1871 and 1872 lived in Western Tenn., then returned to Washington Co., TN

1880 Census Washington Co, TN:

William Franklin Hampton-38, Martha-40, Nancy-13, Sarah-7

1900 Census Washington Co, TN, 8th Civil Dist., Vol 72, E.D.147:

William Franklin Hampton-61 (b.May 1839), a farmer, Martha-56 (b.Oct 1843), married 34 years, 2 children.

July 27, 1897 - age 58, resided "near Garber", Washington Co, TN

Nov 20, 1909 William Franklin Hampton died. Martha applied for Widow's Pension in TN on  Nov 27, 1909, and received $12 a month until death. In her claim for his pension, statements were given by a George W. Willette, age 68, and his sister Annie Larrance, age 58, that "their Mother practically raised Martha".    

1910 Census of Washington Co, TN: 

Martha Hampton-61, widow, 2 children.

During the years following the war, he repeatedly applied for increases in his pension due to his continuing disability, and the paperwork was extensive! In his Pension File at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., there are numerous statements made by William Franklin Hampton himself, along with friends, employers and relatives, describing his condition and their relationships to him. The following is some of the more interesting information found, mostly dated Feb. and March 1884:

William Franklin himself stated that he currently lived 5 miles south of Jonesboro, and had worked in farming, mining, saw milling and wagoning since the war. Prior to his enlistment he worked for Major Jacob Brown of Chuckey Valley, Washington Co., TN and when asked to name some of the men he enlisted with, he gave these names: "Sam West, dead now, and (Buy?) Ellis and Johnny Price, who have both gone West."  

James L. Price testified that he had lived within a few hundred yards from William for 7 years.

Jacob B. Hartsell (age 33), testified that William had worked for him, farming and milling, and was a neighbor since the close of war, except when William was in West TN in 1871 and 72.

Marion Hampton, farmer, (his brother) his address was Telford, Washington Co., TN. He had messed and bunked with William during the war, and said William had gotten medicine for his illness from Asst. Surgeon Covington at that time.

William A. Moorefield stated they met in service, messed together and slept in the same tent. After the war, they "lived no further than 4 miles apart, and as near as 1 1/2 mile, except when he was in West TN about 1872".

J. A. Febuary, age 39, Postmaster, "Have known him for 20 years. I commanded the Company". (He was mustered in a Sgt. until Oct. 1864 and then was made 1st Lt. of Co. G.)

George W. Sprinkler, age 61, carpenter. "Have known him since 1854", was in the same unit and that the unit "marched from Nashville to McMinnville, then to Knoxville, then to Bulls Gap where they were met by Rebel Forces and fell back to Buell Station." (Oct 1863)

John Boreing, age 44, farmer, neighbor. Was in the same unit, mustered in as Pvt., was in prison the Winter of 1863 until March 21, 1864, and promoted to 2nd Lt. about Oct 1864

John Miller, farmer, states that William had worked for him every year since the war.

David Britt states William had worked for him as carpenter and harvester.


Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born May 22, 1843 in Washington, Co, TN

Died Nov. 30, 1922 Carter Co, TN

Married on Sept 27, 1869 in Washington Co, TN to


Born March 1850 in TN

Died April 16, 1916 (d/o John Salts and Susan Pring)

Both are buried in the old Payne Cemetery near Milligan College, Carter Co, TN.

Their children: (All born in TN)

1.MARTHA ANN HAMPTON (born Apr 3, 1872)

2.MARY ADALADE "Addie" HAMPTON (born Sept 25, 1874), married DAVE BOWMAN (b.Apr 1878).


            -WILLIAM BOWMAN (b.1896)

            -GEORGE B. BOWMAN (b.March 1898)

            -HARRISON BOWMAN (b.1803)

            -BURGESS BOWMAN (b.1909)

3.STUART MONROE HAMPTON (born Jan 15, 1877) married in Washington Co, TN to HATTIE F. CRUM (b.1883). Lived in Johnson City, Washington Co, TN in 1941.


            -MIKE CRUM (b.1901)

            -NELLIE CRUM (b.1903)

            -MADISON HAMPTON (b.1909)

4.HUGH MADISON "Matt" HAMPTON (born June 25, 1879)


More information about Marion Francis Hampton:

Marion Francis Hampton stated to the pension board that he'd had a brother named George that died young. 

The following mostly gleaned from his pension record found at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.: June 6, 1863 -  Marion Hampton had a friend Bill Sliger, who was going to join the Rebel Army, and wanted Marion to go along with him. Bill said he was going to join just so he could get through the Rebel lines and then he was going to join the Yankees. They enlisted at Jonesboro, TN, into Co I, 63rd TN INFANTRY (Confederate).  A few weeks later, Marion realized that they weren't going to leave the unit, that Bill had just tricked him so that he would sign up. Wesley tried to take him home, but they wouldn't let him go. He then starved himself to lose weight and "played sick" intending to get a sick furlough to escape. He was in hospitals in TN and VA at least 8 months  and was then sent home on sick leave, with orders that he would have to rejoin the unit when they came through Jonesboro. He never returned to them. He was later almost denied pension because of his "disloyalty to the U.S." Although he claimed his alleged Confederate service "was not a volunteer service". He later states that his brother-in-law A.J. Sliger was also in the same Regiment.

April 10, 1864 - Marion Hampton enlisted at Strawberry Plains, TN and was mustered in at Loudon, TN, in G Co 4th Tenn Infantry, (U.S.), commanded by J.W. Chockley. Was described as having grey eyes, dark hair, dark skin, 5'7"tall and  was a farmer. Isaac Hodge and Franklin Phillips were  bunk mates. Other comrades were Isaac Hodge, brother William F. Hampton, Sgt. George W. Walters and 2nd Lt. John Boreing.

December 1864 - Contracted disease of the eyes, on the "Faint Rock raid", (near Knoxville,TN), of which he never recovered, his vision worsened with age. Discharged at Nashville on Aug 2, 1865.

In a later statement, he says that he and Harrison Salts were raise together as boys, lived 1/2 mile away, and that he had worked for Harrison until he moved.

1880 Census of Wash. Co TN, 9th Civil Dist., Johnson City:

Marion Hampton-37, Elizabeth-29, Martha-8, Mary Addie-5, Stuart-3, Hugh Madison-11 mos., Susanna Salts-16, niece.

May 5, 1888 - filed for pension in TN. July 30, 1888 - address given was "near Jonesboro."  He stated that he had lived in the counties of Washington and Steele since the war.

Nov 18, 1890 - age 47, Johnson City, Wash. Co, TN

Dec 24, 1897 address was Milligan, TN, (in Carter County)

1900 Census Carter Co, TN, 5th Civil Dist., Vol 5, ED 130, sheet 13, line 24:

Marion Hampton 57, Eliz. 50, Dave Bowman 22, Mary A. Bowman 25, George B.-1, and stepson William Hampton 6, and Hugh M. Hampton 20.

1900 Census Washington Co, TN, 6th Civil Dist.:

Stuart Hampton-22, boarder with George M. Yates.

1910 Census Carter Co, TN, (E.D. 5, sheet 10):

Marion Hampton-67, Elizabeth-59, Willie-16 (gs), Dave Bowman-33, Mary Addie Bowman-33, George-10,   Harrison-7, Burgess-7 mos.

1910 Census Carter Co. TN:

Stewart M. Hampton 30, Hattie F. 27, with Madison 11 mos.,and stepchildren Mike Crum 9, and Nellie 7.

Aug 1, 1913 - In a statement to the Pension Board, Marion stated that he lived near Johnson City, TN with his mother and father in 1850, and that his father died when he was about 6.

Jan 24, 1914  - Marion stated: "I lived in 1850 with my father Asey and mother “(M.H.)” in Tellico Plains in Monroe County with Riley, Elizabeth, Wesley, Franklin, and Jesse."

Apr 2, 1915 - Marion stated he was living with wife, and all kids were living, "as far as I know."

Jun 12, 1918 – Marion was age 73, resident of Milligan College, Carter Co, TN.  Was receiving pension of $20 per month.

1920 Census of Carter Co, TN, Vol 6, E.D. 5, sheet 1, p.87:  

Marion Hampton-76, lived alone.

1920 deed, Marion Hampton deeded land “for love and affection” to WILLIAM R. HAMPTON. WHO WAS THIS???

Nov 30, 1922 - Marion Hampton died. Pension correspondences show that he was nursed on his deathbed by Addie H. Bowman and Willie Hampton. At his death, he owned a small house valued at $200, and had $280 in cash.



Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born July 17, 1847[8] in Washington Co, TN

Died July 7, 1911 in Elk Park, NC (Avery County), NC.

Buried there at Taylor Cemetery next to Taylor Chapel on Buck Mountain.

Married 1st on Dec 24[9], 1865 in Washington Co, TN to JERUSHA SALTS (b.____, d.June 26, 1878 near Telford, TN, d/o John and Susan Salts)

Their children:

1.HARRISON M. HAMPTON (b. March 17, 1873 Telford, TN),

Married in 1896 Washington Co, TN to AMANDA BELL STOUT (b.Jun 1874, d/o A.T. and Lerena Stout, who are buried at Marvin’s Chapel Methodist Church).  See photo of her below.


            -CORA L. HAMPTON (b.Mar 1897), See photo of her below.

                      Grandmother of Marie Kutz.

            -JOHN W. HAMPTON (b.Oct 14, 1898-d.Nov 9, 1898) Buried at Marvin’s Chapel

                      Methodist Church, Jonesboro.

            -EDWARD C. HAMPTON (b.1904) See photo of him below.

2.RENA BELL HAMPTON (b.1876) m. ____________________


*Wesley Hampton 2nd m. on July[10] 26, 1885 by H.D. Guyn, J.P. in Bakersville, NC, (or Elk Park, Avery Co, NC), (witnesses: Isaac M. Hampton and Eliza Sliger) to HANNAH "JANE" HICKS (b.____-d.Jul 18, 1924). Hannah is buried in Monte Vista Cemetery.

Their child:

3.SARA LENA HAMPTON born Aug 28, 1889 in Washington Co, TN, married about 1908 to CHARLES H. CARMICHAEL (b.1890, d. in Orlando, Florida, but buried in TN).  They moved to Orlando, FL.   


            -ANDREW JAMES CARMICHAEL (b.1908)

            -FRED DEWALT CARMICHAEL (b.1911), buried at Snow Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, TN, children:

                        -KEN CARMICHAEL

                        -FRED CARMICHAEL, Jr

                        -ORA LEE CARMICHAEL


More information about Wesley A. Hampton:

Much of the following was gleaned from his Pension File, located at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.

April 12, 1864 - He enlisted in Loudon, TN, in Co K 4th TN CAVALRY (U.S.) (at age 19)

October 1864 -  He was listed on extra duty as wagoneer at Brigade HQ in Decatur, Alabama.  Was described as having dark skin, dark hair, blue eyes, and 5'6" tall.

November 1864 - Injured breast and right leg, by wagon running over him, while regiment was skirmishing and evacuating at Decatur, Ala. On the 1890 Special Census for surviving veterans, he was listed as Corporal?

Feb 2,  1870  - He applied for pension

1870 Census of Washington Co, TN:

Wesley-22, Jerusha-22, living   with John Salts-68, and Susan-68.

1880 Census of Washington Co, TN, vol 33, E.D. 32, sheet 20, line 9:

Martha Hampton-67 (b.KY, her parents b.NC), Wesley-31, Jesse Monroe-27, H.M.-6-gs, and Rena Bell-4-gd.   Showed that Jesse was divorced and that Martha and Wesley were widowed.

Jan 10, 1891 - His address given was Elizabethtown, Carter Co, TN

1900 lived in 15th Civil District in Wash. Co, TN, (Vol 72, e.d.156, sheet 11):

Wesley Hampton 52 (July 1847) a farmer, Hannah J. 35 (Apr.1865), Sarah L. 10 (Aug 1889) 

1900 Census of Washington Co, TN:

Harrison M. Hampton-27 (Mar '73), Amanda B.-25 (Jun '74), Andrew F. Stout-76 (Jul '23), Cora L.-3 (Mar '97). Married 4 years.

1900 (Sept 18) sold land in Jonesboro, TN, 11th Civil Dist., to Amos Rash for $500.

1910 Census of Washington Co. TN, Vol 1, E.D. 203, sheet 4, 102:

Wesley Hampton-62, Jane-46, Charles Carmichel-20, Lena (Hampton) Carmichel-19, and James A.-1 yr 3 mos. Shows Wesley had been married 25 years. Lena had been married 2 years.

1910 Census of Washington Co. TN

Harrison Hampton 36, Amanda 35, Cora 13, Edward 6, married 14 years.

July 7, 1911 - Wesley died at Elk Park, NC. After his death, Jane lived with Lena (Mrs. C.H. Carmichel) and her family for eight years before buying a 4 room house by "putting $150 as a down payment, and paying for the balance in  installments". She purchased it from Monroe Fulkerson who lived in the adjoining lot.

Aug 11, 1911 - In a letter written to the Pension Dept. by Harrison Hampton (Jonesboro,TN) after his fathers death, he states his father was married twice, and that his mother died when he was small. "He lived only a short distance from me, hardly 300 yards". "He married 2nd time around 1885, until last Feb. when she went away", this was regarded as a separation. She went to her fathers (Mr. Hicks) home 1 1/2 miles from Elk Park, NC (Avery Co.). She never returned. His health continued to fail at which time he went to stay with someone(?). He sold property after he left, "she must have signed the deed". "I never saw him after that (June 22, 1911). He died July 7 at Elk Park, NC". Son was confined to bed with a sickness, and was notified by phone of his fathers death. "My father had always wished to be buried here, but they did not send his remains".

1920 Census of Washington Co, TN, Vol 85, E.D. 211, sheet 3, line 98:

Harrison Hampton-46, Amanda-45, Edward C. -16.

July 18, 1924 - Jane died. Lena had cared for her Mother prior to her death and filed for pension after Jane died, to help pay for her expenses, but was denied because Jane owned a house and lot valued at $500, which was left to Lena. Lena stated that they sacrificed to support her mother during her last days, since her husband was a "common laborer". Lena had 2 sons.


Child of Asa and Martha Hampton:


Born Feb 1850, in Monroe County, Tennessee

Died Oct 22, 1914

Buried in Carr Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington County, TN.

1st married MARGARET E. BRITT on Mar 20, 1868. They were divorced before 1880.

2nd married JANE ROBBINS (b.1860 NC) on Feb 27, 1887.

 Click HERE for photo of Jesse and Jane in front of a house. The back only says “Uncle Jess & Aunt Jane”.  Courtesy of Marie Kutz. See more photos below.


1870 Census of Washington Co, TN:

Martha Hampton-56, Jesse Monroe-19.

1871 bought 8 acres and 2 poles of land adjoining Cherokee Co, NC, in the 8th Civil Dist. from J.W. Hartsell.    

1880 Census of Washington Co, TN: 

Martha Hampton-67, Wesley-31, Jesse Monroe-27, Holt M.-gs-6, and Rena Bell-4-gd.

Census stated that Jesse was divorced and Martha and Wesley were widowed.

Washington Co, TN Deed, May 28, 1885 from Jesse Monroe Hampton to Martha Hampton, 8 acres and 2 poles of land.

1900 Census of Carter Co. TN, 6th C.D., Vol 5, E.D. 131, sheet 15, line 47:

Jesse M. Hampton-50 (born Feb 1850), Jane-40 (born in 1860, NC). No children.

1910 Wash Co. TN, Johnson City, E.D. 201, Vol 102, sheet 3:

Jesse Hampton-62, (a laborer), Jane-40(?). Married 25 years, 0 children. Jesse stated that his Mother was born in NC, and his Father in TN.



Can anyone identify anyone in these photo?


GROUP PHOTO #1: This one is marked “Snow Chapel”  and “S--- School” - in the corner written in white pen is “C. H. Bond Johnson City, Tenn.” Per Marie Kutz: "I can identify my Great Grandmother (Amanda Bell Stout Hampton); my Grandmother (Cora L. Hampton) and her brother (Edward C. Hampton).  Amanda & Edward are on the first row.  Edward is the child at the elbow of the man standing in the center.  Amanda is the woman on the other side of Edward (holding his left arm).  Cora is standing to the left of the man in the center.  She is the taller of the two girls near the man's shoulder."  Courtesy of Marie Kutz.



GROUP PHOTO #2 - Neither Group Photo #2 or #3 has any indication on them at all as to where they are from. Please let me know if you ever find out what they actually are. Courtesy of Marie Kutz.



GROUP PHOTO #3 - Neither Group Photo #2 or #3 has any indication on them at all as to where they are from. Please let me know if you ever find out what they actually are. Courtesy of Marie Kutz.



This page created October 8, 2000 by Julie Hampton Ganis - Updated April 9, 2006

[1] -As per children’s answer on census'.

[2] -First child was born in Wilkes Co, NC in 1835.

[3] -As per 1880 Census listing for Martha.

[4]  -Or Nov.  

[5] -Death certificate says Father was Accie Hampton and Mother was Martha Brume(?).

[6] -1850 census says she was born in TN, 1860 says born NC, 1870 census says born TN, 1880 census says born NC. [7] -Date from tombstone inscription.  

[8] -Or 1844.  

[9] -Or Dec 23.

[10] -Or June. 

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