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 Carra <I>Stamey</I> Kissiah

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Carra Stamey Kissiah

  • Birth 13 Dec 1876 Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 17 Apr 1944 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 31586120

She married 1st William Harrison Smith and 2nd to Sam Kissiah.

Carra was born December 13, 1876 and I believe she married William Harrison Smith on March 1, 1891 (date needs confirmation). Children:
- Gus Smith b. Oct. 24, 1896 d. May 7, 1942
- Perry Smith b. April 27, 1899 d. Dec. 21, 1919
- Willie (Female) b. Nov. 13, 1894
- Linda b. Nov. 13, 1894
- Infant b. Nov. 16, 1901
- James Dennis b. May 14, 1903 d. Feb. 19, 1978

Carra's father was E. C. Stamey and mother was Nancy Stamey.

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Coney Smith
United States Census, 1900
Name Coney Smith
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Beaverdam Township Canton town, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
Gender Female
Age 24
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife
Number of Living Children 4
Years Married 9
Birth Date Dec 1876
Birthplace North Carolina
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1891
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother of how many children 4
Household
Harrison W Smith Head M 33 North Carolina
Coney Smith Wife F 24 North Carolina
Willie Smith Daughter F 7 North Carolina
Lesley Smith Daughter F 6 North Carolina
Gussey Smith Son M 4 North Carolina
Perrey Smith Son M 2 North Carolina

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Samuel was the son of Isaac Caldwell Kissiah (b. ca. 1857) and Mary Ann Hartis. Samuel and Mary had at least the following children: Samuel M. Kissiah, Thomas C. Kissiah, Sarah Jane Kissiah Kiser.

Name:Samuel Melton Kissiah
Event Type: Draft Registration
Registration Year Range:1917-1918
Event Place: Spartanburg County no 1, South Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 15 May 1879
Birthplace: , , United States
Nationality: United States
Affiliate Publication Title:World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
Affiliate Publication Number:M1509
GSFilm number:1877681
Digital Folder Number:005152412
Image Number: 01965
Spouse is listed as Corrie Stamey Kissiah, Fairmont, Spartenburg, S.C.

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Samuel Keziah in household of Caldwell Keziah, "United States Census, 1880"

Name: Samuel Keziah
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Providence, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 1
Marital Status: Single
Occupation:
Race (Original):
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Birth Date: 1879
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Name: Caldwell Keziah
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Mother's Name: Mary Keziah
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Page: 507
Page Letter: B
Entry Number: 1275
Affiliate Film Number:T9-0972
GS Film number: 1254972
Digital Folder Number: 004243284
Image Number:00444

Household, Gender, Age, Birthplace

Self Caldwell Keziah M 24 North Carolina, United States
Wife Mary Keziah F 25 North Carolina, United States
Son Thos. Keziah M 3 North Carolina, United States
Son Samuel Keziah M 1 North Carolina, United States

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Samuel Kissiah in household of Corrie Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

Name: Samuel Kissiah
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relationship to Head of Household: Cousin
Residence: Union, Union, South Carolina
Marital Status: Widowed
Race :White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Family Number: 67
Page Number: 4
Household, Gender, Age, Birthplace
SELF Corrie Smith F 32y North Carolina
DAU Willie E Smith F 16y North Carolina
DAU Lulu C Smith F 15y North Carolina
SON Augustus S Smith M 13y North Carolina
SON Perry M Smith M 10y North Carolina
SON James D Smith M 6y North Carolina
COUSIN Samuel Kissiah M 31y North Carolina

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S M Kissiah, "United States Census, 1920"
Name: S M Kissiah
Residence: , Greene, North Carolina
Estimated Birth Year: 1881
Age: 39
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Film Number: 1821297
Digital Folder Number: 4442127
Image Number: 00474
Sheet Number: 27
Household, Gender, Age, Birthplace
SELF S M Kissiah M 39y North Carolina
WIFE Carra Kissiah F 43y North Carolina
SON Guss Kissiah M 24y North Carolina
SON Dan Kissiah M 16y North Carolina
DAU Elsia Kissiah F 5y North Carolina

Dates and names are a little off but close, but I am sure this SM Kissiah is Sam as he is living beside his father IC Kissiah if you look at the actual record.

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Name: Sam M Kissiah
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Upper Hominy, Buncombe, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birthplace: North Carolina
Estimated Birth Year: 1878
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Enumeration District Number: 0063
Family Number: 324
Sheet Number and Letter: 17B
Line Number: 55
NARA Publication: T626, roll 1677
Film Number: 2341411
Digital Folder Number: 4608272
Image Number: 00039

Household, Gender, Age, Birthplace

Head Sam M Kissiah M 52 North Carolina
Wife Cora Kissiah F 53 North Carolina
Daughter Elsie Kissiah F 16 South Carolina
Stepson Wayne Smith M 5 North Carolina
[NOTE: I believe this should say step-grandson, Wayne Smith, the son of James Dinnis Smith would have been age 5 in 1930.]

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name: Carra Kissiah
titles & terms:
event:Death
event date: 17 Apr 1944
event place: Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
birth year: 1877
estimated birth year:
burial date: 18 Apr 1944
burial place: Spartanburg, S. C.
cemetery: New Pisga
funeral home:
residence: Charlotte, Meck., N. C.
street address: 1005 N. Adams
gender: Female
death age: 66
marital status: Married
race: White
occupation: Housewife
birth date: 13 Dec 1877
birthplace: Bumcombe Co., N. C.
father:Elige Stamey
father's titles & terms:
father's place of birth: Bumcombe Co., N. C.
mother: Nancy Muse
mother's titles & terms:
mother's place of birth: N. C.
spouse:Sam Kissiah
spouse's titles & terms:
additional relatives: X
informant:
reference number: v 8A cn 8224
film number:1943242

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According to Sam Kissiah's death certificate, he was married to a Ruby at the time of his death. He had a cousin-in-law Ruby Helms who married an unknown Kissiah on her death certificate. Ruby was the daughter of John Helms and Nealy Broome. Nealy married 2nd to Sam's uncle James Willard Kissiah. Sam's obit confirms that Ruby's children from her 1st marriage are listed as his stepchildren.

Bio by: Lanie


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Carra Stamey Kissiah
December 13, 1876
April 17, 1944
AT REST


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  • Maintained by: Lanie
  • Originally Created by: Wayne
  • Added: 21 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31586120
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carra Stamey Kissiah (13 Dec 1876–17 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31586120, citing First Baptist Church of North Spartanburg Cemetery, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Lanie (contributor 47381115) .