Some of the first settlers/families of Yancey County
[est. 1833] include:
Rickles N. Adkins, John Bailey, Jerry Boons, John
Bradford, Jr., Rev. Samuel D. Byrd, John "Broke-Leg" Edwards,
Edmond Edwards Sr., Thomas M. Garland, John Griffith,
Ezekiah Hampton, James Sr. and Henry "Harry" Hensley, Moses
Honeycutt, Edward and Matthew Hiram Lewis, James McMahon, John "Bee-Log" Randolph
Pate, Jacob Phipps,
Thomas L. Ray,
Roland, Edward Wilson.
Adkins Family of Yancey County
Rickles N. Adkins [1815 -
1905] and Debitha Bryant of the Jacks Creek area, Yancey Co., NC.
Includes family history and vintage photos.
Arrowood Trail Thru the
Martha Jane Arrowood
Charles N. Bailey and Margaret Riddle by
R. Bailey, Sr., PhD
Chief Editor of the
Toe River Valley
by Pamela D. Hudson
Descendants of George William Byrd and Mary
Ann Hudson through son William Kimsey Byrd, Sr. and Elizabeth Williams [buried
William K. Byrd Cemetery] who
settled in the Coxes Creek area of Yancey Co.
Left Photo is Rev. Samuel
Dempsey Byrd b. Feb 28, 1789 - d. May 4, 1865; s/o George William Byrd and
Mary Ann Hudson; wife is Mary "Polly" Briggs. His family lived
in the Jack's Creek area of Yancey Co.
James Byrd and Sabrina Putman by Bob Byrd
Ancestors of William Kimsey Byrd.
Duncans of Yancey County by Mary Ann Duncan
Descendants of John Jackson Edwards, Sr. and Mary Ruth Crabtree
by Terry Edwards
Overview of the descendants of John Jackson
Edwards and Mary Ruth Crabtree
Fender Family by Lawrence Fobes
Hosted by Family Search.org. Online
version. 49 page manuscript about Fender-Peek-Edwards and other
associated family lines of Yancey Co., NC. Submitted to the Brigham
Young University Archives.
Descendants of Anna Melissa Garland
by Bob Carmody
Anna Melissa Garland [b. 1821] married
John Lee Briggs [b. 1816] in Yancey County, but later move over to the
Flag Pond area of Washington [now Unicoi Co.] after 1850.