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www.childers-shepherd.org, 27 Feb 2011
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Casper Calloway "Cape" Martin  +  Nancy Lovada Childers
1852  -    after 1919                                         1854     -      1938
Sevier Co, TN   Swain NC?                                                 Jackson Co NC     Haywood Co NC
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Edward Calloway Childers (Lula Frances Lee), 1879 - 1980
   
Roda Magdalene "Maggie" Childers (George Gaston Griffin), 1885 - 1966

In 1880, Casper C. Martin resided at Qualla, Jackson Co NC, as a single man, age
27. The household included servant Tildy Gipson, 22, and her son William, age 2.
Sources: Stephen Ralph Childers, "Descendants of Humphrey Posey Childers";
US Census, Swain Co NC, 1900, 1910, 1920;
US Census, Jackson Co NC, 1860, 1870, 1880;
NC Death Certificate, Maggie Childers Griffin, 1966;
Ancestry.com's Merritt family tree; Fitz-Simmons family tree;
Peggy Lambert;
NC Birth Index, Theophilus Walter Martin, 1904, Swain Co NC;
NC Death Certificate, Theophelous Walton Martin, 1954;
NC Death Certificate, Addie Wiggins Martin, 1950.
Irene W. Simonds, "Robert Cleveland 'Bob' Wiggins Family,"
HSC, p. 316.
Harrell Martin +  Nancy Hurst                        Elijah Childers + Lucinda Guilliams
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Casper Calloway Martin  +     Addie Emma Wiggins Martin
1852  -    after 1919                1908         1876     -     1950
Sevier Co, TN   Swain Co NC?                                 Swain Co NC         Swain Co NC


Note:  In 1910 and 1920, this household resided at Charleston (now Bryson City),
Swain Co NC, and included Casper Martin's two sons by Ardell Cates.
Harrell Martin +  Nancy Hurst                 Felix Hampton Wiggins + Margaret Jane Cline
Holly Springs Cemetery,
Swain Co NC. Photo by
Gordon FitzSimons.
Harrell Martin +  Nancy Hurst                      Thomas L. Cates + Elizabeth Jane Johnson
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Casper Calloway Martin  +    Ardell Cates
1852  -    after 1919                      1886   -             
Sevier Co, TN   Swain Co NC?                          Swain Co NC         Swain Co NC

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 Theophelous Walton Martin (unknown wife), 1904 - 1954
       Willard Thaddeus Martin (Sarah Elizabeth Woodard), 1906 -
1968   
                         
Harrell Martin +  Nancy Hurst                  Felix Hampton Wiggins + Margaret Jane Cline
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James M. Martin         +        Addie Emma Wiggins
1862   -    aft 1899             1897            1876    -    1950
Jackson Co NC                                                       Swain Co NC         Swain Co NC
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             Laura M. Martin, 1888 - after 1899

Note: Was Addie Wiggins Laura's mother? (If the birth years are correct,
she would have been about twelve when the child was born.) If you can
clarify, please
contact us.