Amanda Jane <I>West</I> Upton

Amanda Jane West Upton

Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 28 Dec 1901 (aged 77)
Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 51331568 · View Source
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Amanda Jane West was the daughter of John West and Elizabeth "Betsy" Upton.

Amanda married Joseph Crawford Upton on 19 Feb 1847 in the Tennessee Valley of Macon County, NC. Their marriage was performed by J.K. Gray, Clerk.

The Alarka Community was a portion of Macon County at that time and later became a part of Swain County when it was formed in 1871. The current day "Jackson Line" Community of Swain County was the old boundary line between Jackson and Macon Counties. Jackson County was formed in 1851.

Joseph and Amanda had 9-children:

1) Mary Elizabeth Upton
2) Samantha Jane Upton
3) Phoebe Lavada Upton - never married
4) Roxanna "Roxie" Upton
5) Amanda C Upton
6) Dulcena S Upton
7) Candas R Upton
8) Jesse Harrison Upton
9) Sarah E Upton

At Joseph's death, Amanda lived with her daughter Phoebe Lavada Upton; who was never married.

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  • Created by: Trails of History
  • Added: 19 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51331568
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Jane West Upton (Aug 1824–28 Dec 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51331568, citing Cochran Cemetery, Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Trails of History (contributor 47272808) .