Thomas Clingman Childers + Emily Dawson Lewis B. Sutton + Lucinda Partin
Manes Elijah Childers + Lillie A. Sutton
27 Mar 1877 - 14 Jan 1952 1878 - 1910
Swain Co, NC Richmond, Va Jackson Co NC Jackson Co NC
Mary Elizabeth Childers (A. L. Sain), 1898 - 1942
Etta Childers, 1904 - after 1919
Theadore Childers, 1907 - after 1919
William (Tal?) Childers, 1908 - after 1919
Notes: On 4 June 1900, household #14 at Quallatown, Jackson Co NC included Manes Childers, 24;
Lillie, 21; daughter Mary, 1; sister Minerva Childers, 17; and mother Emily S. Childers, 57. Manes was
farming. Nimrod Childers, 68, was at house #16.
For the 1910 census of Dillsboro, Jackson Co NC (28 - 30 April) Manes Elijah was not present and Lillie
A. Childers was listed as head of the household. The two nearby houses are occupied by Sutton
families: Lewis B. Sutton, age 52, with wife Lucinda, 53, and three sons, Fred L., 16; James, 14; and
Henry M., 10; on one side, and on the other side, Russell Sutton, age 58, with two daughters and three
Thomas Clingman Childers + Emily Dawson James Allen Henderson + Sarah Elizabeth Walker
Manes Elijah Childers + Mary Susie Henderson
27 Mar 1877 - 14 Jan 1952 1916 11 Oct 1880 - 7 Sep 1965
Swain Co, NC Richmond, Va Madison Co, NC Richmond, Va
In the 1920 US Census, "Elijah M. Childers", age 45, resided in Winston-Salem (Ward 4), Forsyth Co,
NC, along with his wife Susie, age 39, two daughters, two sons, and eight boarders, in a rented house.
The children listed are Mary Childers, 22; Etta Childers, 17; Theador Childers, 16, and "Tal" Childers,
It seems that the Childers family was running a boarding house: boarders listed are Estus Parson, 26;
Worth Miller, 22; Thomas Hortsog, 19; James Tive, 20; James Sutton, 24; Henry Sutton, 20; Wilmer
King, 19, and Hubert Hensley, 22.
Sources: US Census 1880, Barkers Creek, Jackson Co NC;
US Census 1900, Quallatown, Jackson Co NC;
US Census, 1910, Dillsboro, Jackson Co, NC
US Census, 1920, Winston-Salem (Ward 4), NC;
US Census, 1930, Richmond (Madison ward), VA;
Stephen Ralph Childers, "Descendants of Humphrey Posey Childers";
Ancestry.com's OneWorldTree; Kilpatrick family tree;
NC Death Certificate, Mrs. Mary E. Childers Sain, 1842;
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014, for Maynus Elijah Childers, via Ancestry.com;
Find A Grave Memorial# 49901214 "Maynus E. and Susie Childers".
Manes Elijah Childers.
Detail from famly photo, abt 1910.
On 8 April 1930, the census of Richmond, Virginia (Madison ward), found Manes E., 53, and Mary S. Childers, 49, residing at 600 Ninth
St. Road, in a rented house valued at $1500. There was no radio. (On this census page of four households, only one recorded a radio.)
Manes was employed as a watchman at a tobacco factory, and Mary was employed as a cutter in a paper mill.
When Manes Elijah died in 1952, his Virginia death certificate listed his occupation, again, as watchman in a tobacco factory. Burial was
in the Maury Cemetery, Richmond, VA.
Maury Cemetery, Richmond VA