HAM COUNTRY

North Carolina Will Abstracts for the HAM surname.

  • Copyright Jan 16, 1999 by David Hamm
  • revised Apr 04, 2008
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    Researching the HAM surname in Virginia and North Carolina.

  • After 1860 William HAM, Jr. dies in Ashe County, NC.
  • HAM, William Jr. b. CIRCA 1785, Died AFT 1860 in Ashe Co., NC.


  • Ashe County AFT 1860 Ashe Co. Court Records? pg ?? NC Archives
  • I have not located the estate papers, but a family group sheet can be constructed from newspaper articles appearing in the Ashe County Skyline Post circa 1988 by Lola Meyers, with help from Thomas Hamm of Indianna. Also some information contributed by Ruby Coleman Genealogy Works
  • (Not all children are listed here):
  • Wife Catherine ELDRIDGE b. ABT 1790 (last name ELDRIDGE a guess from US Census returns).
  • Sons:

  • John HAM b. ABT 1809
  • Eli HAM b. 1818          married Celia BRINEGAR
  • Jacob HAM b. 1827    (adopted?) married 1)  Eliza BRINEGAR
  • Daughters:

  • Lucinda HAM   b. ABT 1816 married in 1841 William PRICE
  • <daughter>       b. ABT 1824
  • <daughter>       b. ABT  1826
  • Ollie HAM        married George PRICE
  • Elizabeth HAM  b. ABT 1820   m.  BEF 1844 Gideon WEAVER d. BEF 1858
  • Phoebe HAM    b. 1827 - d. 1910  married in 1858 Gideon WEAVER
  • Belinda HAM    b. ABT 1830


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