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William Henry "Will" Harvey
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Birth: 1850
Death: 1925

s/o Truelove Harvey, Malinda Smith

h/o Elvira Frady, m. 1872

h/o Lillie Belle Soloman

~Dates are approximate. He was last located in 1920, living with his family in Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina. His last (known) children, twin daughter and son, born in 1922.

William Henry Harvey was born in either 1855, 1847 or 1850 depending on which Census record you choose to believe. He was married twice. First to Elvira Frady with whom he had the following children: George, Etta, Ida, Robert, Keeter, Kelsy, Letha, William and Guy. Elvira died between 1900 and 1904. His second wife, Lillie Belle Solomon, and he had seven more children: Lena, Ellen, Maude, Edward, Edna and twins Ossie and Arthur. Arthur was killed in WWII and is buried overseas.

Daughter, Letha Harvey Stepp (1887-1914) @ Find A Grave Memorial # 75261791

Son, Guy R Harvey (1894-1980) @ Find A Grave Memorial # 92461776

Daughter, Lena Harvey Melton (1904-1969) @ Find A Grave Memorial # 27283730

Daughter, Ossie Beatrice Harvey Dillingham (1922-1995) @ Find A Grave Memorial # 65349341

Son, Arthur James Harvey (1922-1944)

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records:
Name: Arthur J Harvey
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State of Residence: North Carolina
County or City: Rutherford
Enlistment Date: 3 Nov 1942
Enlistment State: South Carolina
Enlistment City: Camp Croft
Grade: Private
Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled occupations in manufacture of knit goods
Marital Status: Married
Height: 68
Weight: 124

World War II Veterans Interred Overseas:
Name: Arthur J Harvey
Inducted From: North Carolina
Rank: Private First Class
Combat Organization: 15th Infantry 3rd Division
Death Date: 26 May 1944
Monument: Sicily & Rome, Italy
Last Known Status: Buried
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Additional Army Awards

1880 Old Fort, McDowell Co., NC
William Harvey, 25, NC, NC, NC, farmer
Elvira, wife, 21, NC, NC, NC
George, son, 8, NC
Etter, dau, 5, NC
Ida, dau, 3, NC
Unnamed male, 1m, NC, born Dec

1900 Morgan, Rutherford Co., NC
William Harvey, June 1847, NC, SC, SC, farmer
Elvira, wife, Feb 1857, mar 28 yrs., 10/8, NC, NC, NC
Robert, son, Jan 1882, 18, NC
Keeter, son, May 1884, 16, NC
Kelsey, son, Jan 1886, 14, NC
Letha, dau, May 1888, 12, NC
William, son, May 1892, 8, NC
Guy, son, Feb 1894, 6, NC

1920 Old Fort, McDowell Co., NC
William Harvey, 70, NC, NC, NC, farmer
Lillie B., wife, 35, NC, NC, NC
Ella M., dau, 9, NC
Maudie, dau, 7, NC
Eddie, son, 4, NC
Ednar, dau, 1, NC

1930 Marion, McDowell Co., NC
Lillie B. Harvey, 42, married, NC, NC, NC, cotton mill
Ellie M., dau, 19, NC, cotton mill
Edward B., son, 16, NC, cotton mill
Edna E., dau, 12, NC
Ossie B., dau, 7, NC
Arthur J., son, 7, NC

Family links: 
  Elvira Frady Harvey (1850 - 1901)
  Lillie Belle Solomon Harvey (1878 - 1966)*
  George Terrell Harvey (1870 - 1929)*
  Mary Etta Harvey Whitesides (1874 - 1931)*
  Robert Hicks Harvey (1880 - 1966)*
  S Keeter Harvey (1883 - 1914)*
  William Jonathan Harvey (1886 - 1966)*
  Letha Harvey Stepp (1887 - 1914)*
  Kelce Bynum Harvey (1888 - 1959)*
  Guy Rastus Harvey (1894 - 1980)*
  Ellen Mae Harvey Arrowood (1910 - 1956)*
  Maude Lee Harvey Beachboard (1912 - 2000)*
  Edward Buford Harvey (1915 - 1968)*
  Edna Virginia Harvey Arrowood (1918 - 1987)*
  Ossie Beatrice Harvey Dillingham (1922 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Camp Ground
Old Fort
McDowell County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: KindredWhispers
Originally Created by: Donna Thomas
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77298612
William Henry Will Harvey
Added by: Donna Thomas
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