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Rev William Henry Conner

Rev William Henry Conner

Burke County, North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Mar 1887 (aged 59)
Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 79940058 · View Source
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He was the son Of Jacob Conner and Elizabeth Massey Swearingen

Elisha L/T. Conner, 1841 -
Logan H. Conner, 1845 -
Mary Elizabeth Conner, 1848 -
Andrew P. Conner, 1851 -
Jason L. Conner (Elizabeth C. Beck), 1850 - 1900
Charity Palestine Conner (Samuel Leander Beck), 1854 - 1923
James Conner, 1855 -
Franklin "Doc" Conner (Margaret E. York), 1855 - 1948
Matilda A. Conner, 1858 -
Minerva J. Conner (Andrew General Bradley), 1858 - 1924
Nancy Elmina Conner (James Robert Beck), 1862 - 1931
Wiley Evans Conner (Clarinda Alice Beck), 1865 - 1949
John D. Conner, 1868 - after 1979
Margaret J. Conner, 1870 - 1920
Elizabeth Carolyn Conner (Epaphroditis Ulrie Everett), 1874 - 1936

Dock Frankiin Conner
Wiley Evans Conner
Andrew P. Conner
Jason L. Conner
John D. Conner
James Conner
Elisha L/T Conner
Logan H. Conner

Mary Elizabeth Conner
Charity Palestine Conner
Matilda A. Conner
Minerva J. Conner
Nancy Elmina Conner
Margaret J. Conner

John Pinkey Conner

Mary Conner bradly
Sharah Conner
Narcissa Conner

W.H. Conner was pastor of OconaLuftee Baptist Church for a good chunk of the 19th century
Conner was a missionary to the Cherokees in addition to his duties at Ocona Lufta Baptist Church.
William died on March 14, 1887, after he was thrown into the icy waters of Deep Creek, when his wagon overturned.

Notes: In 1850 and 1860, the family was in Tennessee Valley, Macon County, NC.
In July 1870, the family was at Qualla, Jackson Co, NC.
In June 1880, the family was at Ocona Lufty, Swain Co NC.

Jacob Conner is also buried there.
There is 2 baby's uninscribed grave 20 ft from their grave. One is mark with a field stone. The other one is not. There is 2 other unmarked graves James D. S. McMahan and his wife.

Cemetery census was taken in November 1998.
There are 7 graves here not 6 graves

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  • Maintained by: Troy Lee Conner
  • Originally Created by: Mike Gourley
  • Added: 5 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79940058
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William Henry Conner (27 Sep 1827–14 Mar 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79940058, citing W.H. Conner Cemetery, Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Troy Lee Conner (contributor 46947665) .