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Walter Bunyon Gilreath, Sr.[1, 2]

Male 1905 - 1966


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  25 Apr 1905  , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  6 May 1910  Wilkesboro & Statesville Road, Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Rufus A. Gilreath, head, white male age 30, married 7 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, general farmer, owns a farm
      2) Roxy M. Gilreath, wife, white female age 30, mother of 4, 4 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) James C Gilreath, son, white male age 6, born in NC
      4) Walter B. Gilreath, son, white male age 3, born in NC
      5) Baxter A. Gilreath, son, white male age 3, born in NC
      6) Emma L. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 1 1/12, born in NC
    Died  5 Oct 1966  , Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: coronary disease 
    Buried  Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I3860  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  28 Jul 2007 

    Father  Rufus Alexander Gilreath,   b. 2 May 1879, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1923, , Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Roxy "Mae" Looper,   b. 11 Aug 1879, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1949, , Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1902  , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1262  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Edith "Marie" Williams,   b. 24 Jun 1914, , , Chesterfield County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1996, , , Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jun 1933  , Pageland, , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Ethel Mae Gilreath,   b. Est 1936,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2005 
    Family ID  F1263  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Hodgin,   d. Abt 1929 
    Married  1926  [1
    Children 
     1. Ruth Lucille Gilreath,   b. 2 Jul 1927,   d. 15 Mar 2000
     2. Living
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2005 
    Family ID  F1533  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1905 - , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 6 May 1910 - Wilkesboro & Statesville Road, Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1933 - , Pageland, , South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: coronary disease - 5 Oct 1966 - , Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Personal Correspondence, e-mail from Kevin Gilreath of Gastonia, North Carolina [Gilreath_Kevin@cityofgastonia.com] to Gail Rich Nestor on 29 Sep 2005.

    2. [S850] Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, grave marker for Walter Bunyon Gilreath, Sr., photographed by Kevin Gilreath, 11 Nov 2005.

    3. [S619] 1910 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Rufus A. Gilreath household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 252, page 30A, rol1 T624, roll 1095.