James Wesley Hampton

TO BOB HAMPTON'S PLACE

Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN

Family Group of

James Wesley (nicknamed "Bob") Hampton** b 13 Mar 1879 Cherokee CO, NC d 3 Dec 1960 McMinn CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
occupation - owner and operator of sawmill; also farmer
photo of Bob Hampton standing on his front porch at Liberty Hill
photo of Bob and Merky Hampton's home and farm at Liberty Hill
photo of Bob and Merky Hampton's tombstone
son of Rev. John Henry Hampton*** & Phoeba Jane Roberts*** of Beaverdam Township, Cherokee CO, NC

m (1) 18 Apr 1900 Cherokee CO, NC by W. R. B. Bell, JP, TO
America "Merky" Sevilla Davis** b 14 Oct 1882 Cherokee CO, NC d 15 Aug 1932 Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
Bob and Merky Hampton family photo
photo of Merky Hampton standing on her porch at Liberty Hill
"Across the Unakas Hitched to Buck and Baldy" by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
"The Night the Stars All Fell" by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
dau of Rev. George Washington "Wash" Davis*** & Mary Ann McDonald*** of Beaverdam Township, Cherokee CO, NC

m (2) 29 Jan 1939 McMinn CO, TN by Joe Taylor, JP, TO
Minnie Crockett b ca 1889 TN (lived at Etowah and Niota, McMinn CO, TN) d TX?

issue: [all by America (Davis) Hampton; no issue of his 2nd marriage]
1(F) Ella Azilee Hampton* b 26 Mar 1901 Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC d 17 Mar 1973 Ft Oglethorpe, Catoosa CO, GA buried Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
photo of Azilee (Hampton) Cline
m (1) 19 May 1918 Monroe CO, TN by Rev. W. J. Cannon bd J. S. Roberts TO
Joseph Oliver Cline* b 22 Jul 1900 Monroe CO, TN d 21 Mar 1927 Knoxville, Knox CO, TN buried Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
Joseph Oliver Cline, Sr.

m (2) 12 July 1930 McMinn CO, TN TO but divorced ca 1931
Horace Buckner b 15 Feb 1900 Englewood, McMinn CO, TN d 21 Feb 1973 buried Cochran Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn CO, TN

2(F) Mary Jane Hampton b 28 Jul 1903 Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC d 3 Dec 1946 buried Cochran Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn CO, TN
m (1) 1 July 1921 McMinn CO, TN TO but later divorced
John R. Adams b 24 Sep 1901 TN d 1 Aug 1977 buried Lewis B. Adams Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN
m (2) TO
William "Bill" J. Pangle b 1897 d 1961 buried Mars Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN

3(M) Homer George Hampton b 26 May 1906 Monroe CO, TN d 3 Feb 1991 Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN
m 16 Mar 1927 McMinn CO, TN by Rev. Thomas Harris TO
Lula Sue Stiles b 14 Nov 1909 Englewood, McMinn CO, TN d 2 Jan 2004 Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN

4(F) Polly Magusta "Gussie" Hampton b 28 Dec 1908 Monroe CO, TN d 21 Jun 1994 Cleveland, Bradley CO, TN buried Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Manchester, Coffee CO, TN
photo of Aunt Gussie & Uncle Edward Ervin
m 29 May 1929 McMinn CO, TN TO
Edward C. Ervin b 8 Jun 1910 TN d 24 Jun 1982 buried Rose Hill Memory Gardens, Manchester, Coffee CO, TN
photo of Uncle Edward Ervin in military uniform

5(F) Vista "Vistie" Lucille Hampton b 6 Feb 1912 [6 Jan per bc] Mt Vernon Monroe CO, TN d 12 Dec 1996 buried Mt Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Wildwood Rd, Maryville, Blount CO, TN
m 6 Oct 1934 Monroe CO, TN TO
Edward "Ed" Pangle b 1 Jul 1914 TN d 5 Dec 1987 Huntsville, Madison CO, AL buried Mt Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Wildwood Rd, Maryville, Blount CO, TN
Nonaburg School photo of Uncle Ed

6(F) Blanche Hampton b 10 Jul 1914 McMinn CO, TN d 23 Feb 1986 Knoxville, Knox CO, TN buried Mars Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN
m 21 July 1934 McMinn CO, TN by S. N. Land, JP, TO
Lowell Kingston Armstrong b 9 Apr 1914 TN d 5 Dec 1982 buried Mars Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, McMinn CO,TN

7(M) Dewey Cliffton "Cliff" Hampton b 31 Jan 1917 McMinn CO, TN d 10 Nov 1981 Wichita, Sedgwick CO, KS buried Sherwood Memory Gardens, Alcoa, Blount CO, TN
m 10 Feb 1940 Monroe CO, TN TO
Frances Lee Miller b 25 Jul 1921 Niota, McMinn CO, TN d 6 Feb 2002 Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN buried Sherwood Memory Gardens, Alcoa, Blount CO, TN

8(F) Nell Lee Hampton b 4 Nov 1920 McMinn CO, TN d 9 Aug 1995 Cleveland, Bradley CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
m (1) 25 Jan 1939 McMinn CO, TN TO but divorced
Lowell Curtis Axley, Sr. b 11 May 1917 [per SS; 1919 per tombstone] McMinn CO, TN d 27 June 2001 Mt Harmony, McMinn CO, TN, US Marines WW II, buried Mt Harmony Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN
m (2) 1945 TO
Lilburn "Lib" Joe Stover b 12 May 1913 TN d 18 Aug 2003 Cleveland, Bradley CO, TN buried Hampton Family Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN

9(F) Zettie Rose Hampton b 26 Apr 1922 McMinn CO, TN d infancy buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN

10(M) Raulston Virgil "R. V." Hampton b 28 Aug 1923 McMinn CO, TN d 25 Jun 1940 Athens, McMinn CO, TN of accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound while hunting, buried Hampton Family Cemetery, Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN
photo of Uncle R. V.
m never

11(F) Rena "Reenie" Ellen Hampton b 24 Apr 1927 McMinn CO, TN d 15 June 1998 Charleston, Charleston CO, SC
photo of Aunt Reenie Ellen
photo of Aunt Reenie Ellen, her two sons, and husband
m (1) TO
Lloyd Matthews (divorced)
m (2) TO
Charles Newman (divorced)
m (3) TO
Sam Odle (divorced)
m (4) TO
Jim Joyner b d

*grandparents &
**great-grandparents &
*** great-great-grandparents of Sandra N. Ratledge

I will forever be thankful for and appreciative of Mama who helped with gathering this information and carefully preserved precious photos. Others who helped were Mamaw Cline (Azilee Hampton Cline), Aunt Billie Brite, Aunt Pattie Lingerfelt, Aunt Gussie Ervin, and Mary Lee Farmer. Also, thanks to second Cousin Anissa Ingram for info on her grandparents, Vistie and Ed Pangle above!

This site is dedicated to the memory of my mother Beulah Cline Nipper, a beautiful product of the Knobs.

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