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www.childers-shepherd.org, 10 Jan 2016
Thomas Clingman Childers + Emily S. Dawson            Silas L. Allen + Margaret M. Taylor
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William Perry Childers       +        Watson Allen
    1887 - 1970                                           1885 - 1958
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                 Margaret Emily Childers (Alvin Miller, V. C. Murr), 1911 - 1980
                 Marshall Henry Childers (Martha Israel), 1913 - 1965
                 Howard William Childers (Elsie Mary Miller), 1915 - 2010
                 Grace Frances Childers  (Roy L. Presley), 1919 - 1988
                 James Perry Childers (Lucy Anders), 1921 - 1987     
                              
William Perry Childers, abt
1910. Detail from a
family
photo.
Sources: Stephen Ralph Childers, "Descendants of Humphrey Posey Childers";
World War I Draft Registration;
US Census, 1930, 1940, Haywood County NC;
NC Death Certificate, William Perry Childers, 1970;
NC Death Certificate, Watson Childers, 1958;
Find A Grave Memorial #38620380, via Ancestry.com;
US Social Security Death Index, William H. Childers (born 27 Sep 1915; d  29 Apr 2010)
WWII Draft card, "Howard William Childers" via Ancestry.com;
NC Marriage Record, Howard Childers and Elsie Miller, 18 Dec 1937, via Ancestry.com;
US Social Security Applications and Claims, Grace Frances Childers Presley, via Ancestry.com;
Find A Grave Memorial #75633950 Margaret Childers Miller;
Find A Grave Memorial# 27888302 Grace Frances Childers Presley, via Ancestry.com;
Find A Grave Memorial# 75326615 Lucy Anders Childers, via Ancestry.com;
Summary of Obituary for "Howard W. Childers" in
Cleveland  Daily Banner, via Ancestry.com.
When he registered for the military draft for World War I, Perry Childers listed his occupation as labor
foreman at Champion Fiber Company, Canton, NC. His eyes were brown and his hair was black.

The 1920 Census listed his occupation as foreman in a rail yard.

The 1930 Census listed his occupation as "iron worker" in the paper mill.

William Perry Childers' death certificate listed his occupation as "rigger" in the paper/pulp industry.
(Champion Paper & Fiber Company was the main employer in Canton, NC.)