McDowell County NC

Historical Sketch: Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church by Mr. Clifford Knupp (1996)

Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church Historical Sketch by Mr. Clifford Knupp Organized in 1913 with Rev. G. A. Pegram as the first pastor with twenty-seven charter members.  The church used the facilities of the MT. Hebron Collegiate Bible Institute.  These facilities were used into the 1920’s until a new structure was built on adjoining property.  The […]

Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church Historical Review

Crooked Creek Community in Old Fort, North Carolina The year was 1895, when Cherry Springs Baptist Church moved to the site opposite the current Crooked Creek Fire Department.  On this current site, stood the Cherry Springs Community Building across from Bethel Methodist Church.  Because of this move the people of Mt. Hebron Community could not […]

New Resource added to Resource & Links Page

As researchers we are always looking for information of possible resources. Well I have posted a link on the Resources and Links page to the McDowell County Public Library. The Library has a wealth of information for genealogy researchers. The Marion branch is the main library and houses the Abe Simmons Genealogy and North Carolina […]

Edwards, Oberia “Obie” Seay Read (2008)

Obituary of Oberia “Obie” Seay Read Edwards ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Oberia “Obie” Seay Read Edwards, 84, of Asheville, passed away Friday, November 7, 2008 at Four Seasons Hospice in Flat Rock, NC.  She was born in Haywood County to the late Hayes Seay and Gertrude Mull Seay.  Oberia was raised in Bryson City, […]