William Rutherford “Black Billy” Dills

Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 20 Jan 1895 (aged 75–76)
Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Nantahala Township, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Unmarked grave
Memorial ID 140602968 · View Source
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Son of Thomas Dills & Elizabeth “Betty” Martin.

First married Mary Ann McGaha on March 24, 1842 in Macon County, NC.
George C Dills
Francis McGaughey Dills
Abigail Dills
Margaret Dills
William W Dills
Martha E Dills
John Dills
Mary Dills
Thomas C Dills

In about 1871 he wed Nancy Wadkins

Their children:
Georgia Ann Wadkins/Dills (stepdaughter, born in Towns County, GA)
Adeline "Lina" Dills
Alice "Allie" Dills
Mary Elizabeth Dills

He lived on Wesser Creek, Nantahala Township, Swain County, NC. Land records include a 200 acre tract purchased from William DeHart in 1875.

NOTE: Descendants know he is buried on Wesser Creek but it may be on private land rather than in the cemetery. Martha Lindsay could not find his grave here. His wife is buried here and he may be buried in the cemetery near her.

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  • Added: 28 Dec 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 140602968
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Rutherford “Black Billy” Dills (1819–20 Jan 1895), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140602968, citing Wesser Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Nantahala Township, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Links (contributor 48049872) .