HAM COUNTRY

North Carolina Will Abstracts for the HAM surname.

  • Copyright Jan 18, 1999 by David Hamm
  • last modifed: Jan 16, 2005

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    Researching the HAM surname in Virginia and North Carolina.

  • Nov 15, 1863 Joshua HAM of Ashe County, NC dies during the Civil War.
  • HAM, Joshua


  • Ashe County 1863 NC State Pension Records 1901 - NC Archives
  • Ashe County 1877 Ashe County Estate Records 1819 - 1935 microfilm C.006.508.13 - NC Archives

  • 1901 State Pension Records and the Ashe County Estate records are at the NC Archives.

    Joshua HAM's mother Sarah is living with him in the 1850 US Census for Ashe County, NC.

  • Joshua HAM dies of "brain fever" during the Civil War in 1863.
  • Widow Rena HAM files petition for the sale of land from the estate on Nov 5, 1877.
  • Widow Reny HAM files for State Pension on June 28, 1901 in Ashe County, NC.
  • Reny HAM is 71 years old at the time living in Pinckton (Ashe County), NC.

  • Family members are not mentioned in the Civil War Pension files, but are mentioned in the sale of the Estate.
  • Ashe County 1863 NC State Pension Records 1901 - NC Archives

  • Civil War Pension record:
  • Joshua HAM Enlists in Co. L, 58th Regiment of North Carolina State Troops.

  • Joshua dies about Nov 15, 1863 with brain fever while in the service.

  • Signed: Reny "X" HAM

  • Physician: S. E. Pennington

  • H. G. Phipps, Chairman Board of Commissioners. D. M. Graybeal, Commissioner. S. M. Brooks, J.P.


  • Family members are mentioned in the sale of the Estate petition of 1877.
  • Ashe County 1877 Ashe County Estate Records 1819 - 1935 microfilm C.006.508.13 - NC Archives

  • Estate Petition record:

  • Joshua HAM 130 acres adjoining Isaac HAM, Alfred WYATT, Jehu GOSS, and W. R. MILLER.

  • Joshua dies about Nov 15, 1863 with brain fever while in the service.

  • Widow listed as Rena HAM

  • Children:


  • John HAM
  • Wiley HAM
  • Malinda HAM
  • Nancy HAM
  • Alsey HAM
  • Catherine HAM
  • Mary Jane HAM


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