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Clemuel Arrowood and Descendants


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.0
MARCUM Project Version 997
January 17, 2000

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Arrowood, Ball, Burnette, DeBruhl, Elkins, Shepherd


First Generation

1. Clemuel1 Arrowood, son of James Arrowood and Elizabeth Britton, (#1634) was born in North Carolina circa 1816. See his father's family for more information.

He married Mary Allen.(1) (Mary Allen is #1635.) Mary was born circa 1819 in North Carolina. Mary(2) was the daughter of Adniram Allen and (Mrs. Ad Allen) Coon|Koon.

He was the administrator of James Arrowood's estate at the spring term of court in 1845 in Yancey Co, NC.(3) 30 July 1850 in the Census of 1850, Clemuel was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(4) 7 June 1860 in the Census of 1860, Clemuel was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(5) 19 June 1880 Clemuel was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(6)

Clemuel Arrowood and Mary Allen had the following children:

Second Generation

2. Elizabeth2 Arrowood (Clemuel1) (#1655) was born in maybe, Yancey Co, NC circa 1841.

She married Thomas Elkins 28 Dec 1854 in Yancey Co, NC.(8) (Thomas Elkins is #1654.) Thomas was born circa 1832 in North Carolina. Thomas was the son of Alanson Elkins and Nancy (Elkins). 25 Oct 1850 Thomas was listed as a member of Alanson Elkins's household in the Census of 1850 in Yancey Co, NC.(9) 7 June 1860 in the Census of 1860, Thomas was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(10) 4 Aug 1870 in the Census of 1870, Thomas was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(11) 21 June 1880 Thomas was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(12)

Elizabeth Arrowood and Thomas Elkins had the following children:

9. Clarissa L.2 Arrowood (Clemuel1) (#1663) was born in Yancey Co, NC March 12, 1853. Clarissa died November 7, 1915 at 62 years of age. Clarissa was buried in Piney Mt.Church, Ivy Twp, Buncombe Co, NC.(18)

She married Mitchell Wilson Shepherd February 26, 1873. (Mitchell Wilson Shepherd is #1662.) Mitchell was born 7 Jan 1856 in North Carolina. Mitchell(19) was the son of Granderson Shepherd and Serena Wilson. Mitchell died 25 May 1925 at 69 years of age. 11 June 1880 Mitchell was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(20) 7 June 1900 Mitchell was listed in the 1900 Census as a head of household in Buncombe Co, NC.(21)

Clarissa L. Arrowood and Mitchell Wilson Shepherd had the following children:

11. James Garrett2 Arrowood (Clemuel1) (#1666) was born in Yancey Co, NC January 12, 1860. James died April 7, 1925 at 65 years of age.

He married Amanda Banks Shepherd. (Amanda Banks Shepherd is #1667.) Amanda was born circa 1860.

13 June 1900 James was listed in the 1900 Census as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(22)

James Garrett Arrowood and Amanda Banks Shepherd had the following children:

Third Generation

14. Julia A.3 Elkins (Elizabeth2 Arrowood, Clemuel1) (#3949) was born in Buncombe Co, NC circa 1856.

She married Marion Nelson Ball 18 Sept 1874 in Yancey Co, NC. (Marion Nelson Ball is #3950.) 21 June 1880 Marion was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(25)

Julia A. Elkins and Marion Nelson Ball had the following children:

23. Lillie Lou Burgie3 Shepherd (Clarissa L.2 Arrowood, Clemuel1) (#4905) birth date unknown.

She married John Coleman Burnette 26 Feb 1899 in Buncombe Co, NC. (John Coleman Burnette is #4904.) John was born circa 1878. (Additional notes for John Coleman Burnette(26)) John died 25 Feb 1937 at 58 years of age.

Lillie Lou Burgie Shepherd and John Coleman Burnette had the following child:

Fourth Generation

41. Mary Evelyn4 Burnette (Lillie Lou Burgie3 Shepherd, Clarissa L.2 Arrowood, Clemuel1) (#4903) was born 29 April 1913. Mary died Feb 1979 at 65 years of age.

She married Brank DeBruhl. (Brank DeBruhl is #4900.) Brank was born 2 May 1912 in North Carolina. Brank was the son of Edward Simpson DeBruhl and Belle Zora Arrowood. Brank died 12 June 1993 at 81 years of age.

Mary Evelyn Burnette and Brank DeBruhl had the following child:

Fifth Generation

42. Ellis Wesley5 DeBruhl (Mary Evelyn4 Burnette, Lillie Lou Burgie3 Shepherd, Clarissa L.2 Arrowood, Clemuel1) (#2976) (living status unknown).

Ellis Wesley DeBruhl had the following child:


Notes and References


1. JoAnn Shepherd, P.O. Box 351, Christmas, FL 32709, Families of Yancey Co, NC, V.6 #1 Mar. 1989, p.3-4 (hereafter cited as Shepherd, Families of Yancey 6/1:3).
2. Some information about this family was provided by Allen family researcher Carol Allen (carallen@mail.bcpl.lib.md.us).
3. Sandra Allen Fender (fender@hci.net) email to Shirley Borden, cited 4/6/98 in email to Ralph D. Clark, 16 Oct 1997, Admin of James Arrowood's estate. "In Spring 1845, in Yancey County, North Carolina, the Pleas and Quarters Court ordered Clemuel Arrowood to be appointed administrator of the estate of James Arrowood, deceased". (hereafter cited as Fender, 10/16/97, Admin of James Arrowood's estate).
4. Clemuel Arrowood, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.386A L.16, Clemuel Arrowood 34 Farmer; Mary 31; Eliza 9, Sarah A. 8, Lucinda J. 7, Rachel R. 5, Nancy 3, Margaret E. 1; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.386A L.16, Yancey Co. NC).
5. Clem Arrowood, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap P.O.), P.751 L.31, Clem Arrowood 46 b.NC Farmer RE$300 PE$200; Mary 42 b.NC col.13; Lucinda 17, Rachel R. 15, Nancy 13, Margaret E. 10, Adniram 9, all col.12; Clarissa S.7, Biddey 4f, James Y. 4/12, all ch. b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.751 L.31, Yancey Co. NC).
6. Clemuel Arrowood, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 S.34 L.36 H.300 F.302, Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 S.34 L.36, Yancey Co. NC). Arrowood Clemuel 64 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Mary wife 63 b.NC f,m.b.SC Keeping House col.22,23; James C son 20, William B son 18, both boys b.NC f,m.b.NC Laborer col.23
7. Shepherd, Families of Yancey 6/1:3.
8. Harold Robinson, comp., Yancey County Marriages 1850 - 1920 (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4319/marriages.htm), Thomas ELKINS - Elizabeth ARROWWOOD, 28 Dec 1854 by Leander Ray (hereafter cited as Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages).
9. Alanson or Manson Elkins, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.454A L.2 H.775 F.1021, NA Film Series M-432, Roll 649, National Archives, Washington, DC: Alanson (indexed Manson) Elkins 48 b.NC Farmer RE$500; John 23, Martin 20 col.11, Thomas 18, first 3 boys Laborer, Albert 15 col.11; Nancy 52 b.NC; Elizabeth 21, Clarissa 12 col.11, all ch. b.NC; John 74 b.VA (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.454A L.2, Yancey Co. NC).
10. Thomas Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap P.O.), P.752(376B) L.1 H/F.91, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC: Thomas Elkins 28 Farmer RE$500 PE$300 col.13; Eliza 19; Lovada 4f, Julia 3, Nancy M 11/12; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.752(376B) L.1, Yancey Co. NC).
11. Thomas Elkins, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp, Bald Creek P.O.), P.775B L.21 H/F.117, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Thomas 37 Farmer RE$225 PE$125 col.19; Eliza 30 Keeping house; Lovada 15f, Julia A 14, both girls col.15, [16,17 marked and crossed through], Lorina 11f, first 3 girls "at home", Cornelia 7, Willard G 5, Leona 1; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.775B L.21, Yancey Co. NC).
12. Thomas Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.34 L.45 H.302 F.304, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Thomas 47 Farmer col.22,23; Eliza wife 41 Keeping house col.22,23; Luvady dau 24 At home, Mary L dau 18 col.21,23, Rachel C dau 16 col.21,23, Willard B son 13 col.21,23, [P.35 L.1] Leona L dau 11 col.21,22,23, Lillie M dau 8, Effa S dau 4, Thomas M son 2; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.34 L.45, Yancey Co. NC).
13. Carol Allen (carallen@mail.bcpl.lib.md.us) email to Ralph D. Clark, 15 Jan 1998, Arrowoods of Yancey Co., N.C.. Family of Elizabeth Arrowood and Thomas Elkins. (hereafter cited as Allen, 1/15/98, Arrowoods of Yancey Co. NC).
14. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Barnet BLANKENSHIP 20 - Lodina ELKINS 22, 16 Feb 1880 by W A Honeycutt; witnesses: Col BLANKENSHIP, D A Randolph.
15. James R. Blankenship, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.32 L.9 H.276 F.278, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Blankenship James R 45 Farmer col.15=stiff knee, col.20; Nancy wife 40 Keeping house col.23; Davis B son 18 Laborer, Phinata dau 17, Lucreacy J dau 14, first 3 ch. col.21, James P son 12, George M 11, both boys "at home" col.21,23, Rachel R dau 8 col.21, Miram M dau 4; William B son 21 Farmer col.10,12; Lodemy M daughter in law 23 Keeping house col.10,12; Randolph David A boarder 24 Farmer col.21; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.32 L.9, Yancey Co. NC).
16. Ibid.
17. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Henry WHIT 25 - Cornelia ELKINS 16, 6 Mar 1881 by E S Silver; witnesses: A M Elkins, N N Silvers.
18. Margaret W. Haile, Ivy Township Cemeteries, Buncombe County, North Carolina, (Big Ivy Historical Society, 1985), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, 975.688 V3h, p.8, gives dates, names husband and father (hereafter cited as Haile, Ivy Twp Cemeteries).
19. Information about Mitchell Shepherd and his parents received by email from his great great grandson, Bruce DeBruhl (BDEB1@aol.com).
20. Mitchell W. Shepherd, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp.), ED.232 S.18 L.20 H/F.156, Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 S.18 L.20, Yancey Co. NC). Shepherd Mitchell W Farmer; Clerrissa wife 24 Keeping House col.22,23; Margaret J dau 4, Lillie L dau 2, Biddy dau 4/12 col.7=Jan; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC
21. Mitchell W. Shepherd, 1900 US Census, Buncombe Co. NC (12th Twp. - Ivy), ED.149 S.3 L.24 H/F.43, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.149 S.3 L.24, Buncombe Co. NC). Shepherd Mitchell W Jan 1856-44 m.28 Farmer 0-YYYOFF 43; Clarisa L wife Mar 1854-46 m.28 9/6 YNY; Zebulin son May 1882-18 sgl Farm laborer 5YYY, Mollie S dau Jan 1884-16 YYY, Walter son Apr 1886-14 Farm laborer 0NNY, Fred son July 1887-12 Farm laborer YYY, Bascombe J son Aug 1891-8; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC
22. Garett Arwood, 1900 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Prices Creek Twp), ED.127 S.6B L.80 H&F.114, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 1225, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arwood Garett Jan 1860-40 m.18 Farmer NNY OFF 114; Amanda wife Feb 1866-34 m.18 7/6 YYY; Robert son Aug 1887-12 Farm laborer 1YYY, Lattimer son March 1889-11 Farm laborer 0,1YNY, Clarisie dau May 1891-9, Burgin son June 1894-5, Orah dau Feb 1896-4, Eria dau Juli 1898-1; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.127 S.6B L.80, Yancey Co. NC).
23. John Sr Arrowood descendant table, 14 March 1997 Robert L. Arwood, B1Digger@aol.com. Only has names and birth/death years. No places nor sources mentioned (hereafter cited as Robert L. Arwood, 3/14/97, Descendants of John Sr Arrowood).
24. Ibid.
25. Marion N. Ball, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.34 L.8 H.294 F.296, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Ball Marion N 30 Farmer col.22,23; Julia A wife 23 Keeping house; Stanley C son 3, Lillie dau 2; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.34 L.8, Yancey Co. NC).
26. Bruce DeBruhl (BDEB1@aol.com) email to Ralph D. Clark, 20 May 1997, Lillie Lou Burgie Shepherd. Names and dates for subject's husband and their daughter's family. (hereafter cited as B. DeBruhl, 5/20/97, Lillie Lou Burgie Shepherd).


Index

Allen

Allen, Mary (marriage to Clemuel Arrowood) (i1635), b.1819-

Arrowood

Arrowood, Adniram (i1660), b.1851-
Arrowood, Biddy (i1665), b.1856-
Arrowood, Charles Burgin (i5603), b.1894-d.1974
Arrowood, Clarisie (i5602), b.1891-
Arrowood, Clarissa L. (i1663), b.1853-d.1915
Arrowood, Clemuel (i1634), b.1816-
Arrowood, Elizabeth (i1655), b.1841-
Arrowood, Eva (i5606), b.1898-
Arrowood, Francis (i5607), b.1900-d.1972
Arrowood, James Garrett (i1666), b.1860-d.1925
Arrowood, Lattimer (i5601), b.1889-
Arrowood, Lucinda J. (i1657), b.1843-
Arrowood, Margaret E. (i1669), b.1849-
Arrowood, Nancy L. (i1661), b.1847-
Arrowood, Ora (i5605), b.1896-
Arrowood, Rachel R. (i1659), b.1845-
Arrowood, Sarah Ann (i1653), b.1842-
Arrowood, William B. (i1668), b.1862-
Arrowood, William Robert (i5600), b.1887-
Arrowood, Zella (i5609) (living status unknown)

Austin

Austin, James (marriage to Sarah Ann Arrowood) (i878), b.1842-

Ball

Ball, Cora (marriage to Charles Burgin Arrowood) (i5604) (living status unknown)
Ball, Lillie V. (i3976), b.1878-
Ball, Marion Nelson (marriage to Julia A. Elkins) (i3950)
Ball, Stanley C. (i3975), b.1877-

Banks

Banks, Amanda, Shepherd (marriage to James Garrett Arrowood) (i1667), b.1860-

Blankenship

Blankenship, William Barnett (marriage to Lodina Elkins) (i3954), b.1859-

Burnette

Burnette, John Coleman (marriage to Lillie Lou Burgie Shepherd) (i4904), b.1878-d.1937
Burnette, Mary Evelyn (i4903), b.1913-d.1979

DeBruhl

DeBruhl, Brank (marriage to Mary Evelyn Burnette) (i4900), b.1912-d.1993
DeBruhl, Bruce Edward (i2977) (still alive)
DeBruhl, Ellis Wesley (i2976) (living status unknown)

Elkins

Elkins, Effa S. (i3960), b.1876-
Elkins, Julia A. (i3949), b.1856-
Elkins, Leona L. (i3959), b.1869-
Elkins, Lillie M. (i3970), b.1872-
Elkins, Lodina (i3953), b.1859-
Elkins, Lovada (i3947), b.1855-
Elkins, Nancy Mary (i3952), b.1859-
Elkins, Rachel Cornelia (i3955), b.1863-
Elkins, Thomas (marriage to Elizabeth Arrowood) (i1654), b.1832-
Elkins, Thomas Murray (i3961), b.1878-
Elkins, Willard G. (i3957), b.1865-

Riddle

Riddle, Sam (marriage to Rachel R. Arrowood) (i1658), b.1845-

Robinson

Robinson, Will (marriage to Biddy Arrowood) (i1664), b.1855-

Shepherd

Shepherd, Bascombe J. (i4915), b.1891-
Shepherd, Biddy (i4910), b.1880-
Shepherd, Fred (i4914), b.1887-
Shepherd, Lillie Lou Burgie (i4905)
Shepherd, Margaret J. (i4909), b.1876-
Shepherd, Mitchell Wilson (marriage to Clarissa L. Arrowood) (i1662), b.1856-d.1925
Shepherd, Mollie S. (i4912), b.1884-
Shepherd, Walter (i4913), b.1886-
Shepherd, Zebulon (i4911), b.1882-

Towe

Towe, Margie (marriage to Francis Arrowood) (i5608), d.1972

Wheeler

Wheeler, Julia Alice (marriage to Willard G. Elkins) (i3958)

Whit

Whit, Henry (marriage to Rachel Cornelia Elkins) (i3956), b.1856-

Wyatt

Wyatt, C. W. (marriage to Lovada Elkins) (i3948)
Wyatt, C. W. (marriage to Lucinda J. Arrowood) (i1656), b.1840-

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