|Color Codes separate generations. Numbers show generations.|
|First Generation 1 – BLACK – (Sons/daughters of Isaac)||Sixth Generation 6 – BROWN|
|Second Generation 2 – RED||Seventh Generation 7 – GREY|
|Third Generation 3 – GREEN||Eighth Generation 8 – PURPLE|
|Fourth Generation 4 – ORANGE||Ninth Generation 9 – Olive|
|Fifth Generation 5 – BLUE||Tenth Generation 10 – PINK|
Eddie Willie Gregory 6 (21 October 1901-26 September 1959), the fifth child of Edward and Annie Gregory, was born in Greenwood, S.C. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army, having joined in January 1941. He was stationed for basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. until August 1942. He married Minnie Burns, daughter of T. Walker and Mary M. Styles Burns, on December 25, 1941. He was stationed in Iceland for more than a year, then served in England and Northern Ireland. In August 1944, he was flown to Moore General Hospital in North Carolina where he received an Honorable Discharge on September 15, 1944, having suffered a heart attack on the eve of the invasion of Normandy. At the time of his death, he lived on Fairfield Road in Greenville. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Greenville, S.C. He and Minnie had one son: Eddie Floyd Gregory. Minnie died in December 1996.
Violet Gregory 6 (11 November 1904-15 May 1990), the sixth child of Edward Merriman Gregory and Annie, was born in Spartanburg, S.C. She lived in Greenville until her marriage to Ferdinand August Hemple of Avoca, Minnesota on September 16, 1953 at Buncombe Street Methodist Church in Greenville, S.C. They lived in Florida in the Winter Haven area from the time of their marriage until Ferd’s death. Violet continued to live there and in Greenville for a time before she returned to Florida where she died May 15, 1990 in Auburndale, Florida. She is buried in Springwood Cemetery in the family plot. She had no children.
Johnnie Mack Gregory 6 (2 February 1907-5 July 1992), was born in Greenwood S.C. He lived in Greenville and married Charlotte Eaton. They resided in Greenville. Charlotte is buried at Graceland Cemetery in Greenville, S.C. and Johnnie is buried in the family plot in Springwood Cemetery. They were the parents of three children: Annie Louise, Johnnie Mack Jr. and Phillip.
Annie Louise Gregory 7 (8 January 1946) was born in Greenville, S.C., married Gerald Abbott. They reside in Greer, S.C. They own a cleaning service in the Greenville Area. They have five children: Michael, Greg, Diane, Rebecca, and Denise. All are married and have children.
Johnnie Mack Gregory, Jr. 7 (1 January 1947) was born in Greenville, S.C. He was married to Dale Kay of Anderson County, S.C., daughter of Marvin, Jr. and Mary Guthrie Kay, on January 1, 1981. Mack was previously married to Ann Gregory Lowell. He lives in Greenville, S.C. and is owner of Mack Pest Control Company. His two children are Nancy Caroline and Amanda Michelle. Mack has a grandson, Tyler, who resides with him and his wife, Dale, in Greenville, S.C.
James Columbus Gregory 6 (7 May 1909-7 February 1993), the eighth child of Edward Merriman Gregory and Annie, was born in Greenwood, S.C. He graduated in 1933 from Parker High School, where he was the quarterback and Captain of the football team. He belonged to a National Sports Fraternity where his broad jump record in track held for many years. He started his career in the laundry and dry cleaning business after being in charge of concessions at Dunean Mill. He operated a laundry and cleaners at Greenville Army Air Base during World War II. Later, he moved his business to 518 Rhett Street in Greenville and it became the Carolina Bon Ton. This business was sold in 1953 when he went into another business, Gregory Center, an industrial park, trailer park and housing rental on White Horse Road. He married Annie Ruth Smith, the daughter of William Thomas and Illa Tennesse Fleming Smith on January 5, 1935. Annie Ruth Smith was born on 15 July 1916, in Woodruff, SC. He and Ruth resided in Greenville, S.C. on White Horse Road until his death, where she continued to live until her death. Ruth Smith Gregory died on 29 October 2000. James is buried in Springwood Cemetery in the family plot. He and Ruth have two children: Alva Louise and James Columbus Jr.
Alva Louise Gregory 7 (27 June 1936) Alva graduated from Greenville High School and Furinan University. On April 8, 1961, she married John Waddington, Jr.(20 October 1935), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, son of John and Edith Anness Waddington of Yonkers, N.Y. The wedding was held in Greenville, S.C. Alva worked for the South Carolina Department of Vocational Rehabilitation in Greenville, S.C. until the birth of their first child. In later years, she was executive secretary for J.C. Penney Financial Services in Plano, Texas until 1987 when they moved back to Greenville, S.C. where they presently reside. Jack graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y. and from N.C. State University. He has worked for J.P. Stevens his entire career and was Marketing Director of JPS Glass Fabrics in Slater, S.C. Jack is now retired. They have two children: Susan Lynn and John Scott.
Susan Lynn Waddington 8 (22 April 1963) was born in Greenville, S.C. Susan graduated from Plano Senior High School, Plano, TX and from Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX, and holds a Masters Degree from the University of Dallas. She manied Gary Wade Beckmann, son of Donald and Laverne Beckmann of Plano, TX on May 24, 1986 in Plano, Texas. Susan works in the Corporate Office for Raytheon and Gary works for MCI World Communications. They reside in Sachse, TX. They have a son, John Kyle Beckman, born 17 April 2000, in Dallas, TX.
John Scott Waddington 8 (2 May 1966) was born in Greenville, S.C. Scott graduated from Plano Senior High School in Plano, TX and from Western State College in Gunnison, CO. He presently lives in Greenville, S.C., where he works in the family business. He married Nida Olipani in April 1998 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Nida had two children from a previous marriage: Darkly Olipani Robins and Gail Olipani Robins. They are the proud parents of a daughter, Shyanna Kaleikaumaka Waddington, born 23 January 2000, in Kona, Hawaii.
James Columbus Gregory, Jr. 7 , (9 September 1938-15 November 1995) was the second child of James and Annie, He was born September 9, 1938 in Greenville, S.C. Jim graduated from Greenville High School and attended North Greenville Junior College. He served in the U.S. Army 318th Field Artillery with active duty in 1957-1958. On January 6, 1963, he married Loraine Murdock, daughter of William Henry, Jr. and Madie Melvina Johnson Murdock, in Rock Hill, S.C. Loraine is a graduate of the Greenville General Hospital of Nursing. Jim and Loraine lived in Rock Hill, S.C. for many years. Jim has been in the sign business and real estate in Rock Hill and managed Gregory Center in Greenville, S.C. until his death in Rock Hill, S.C. on November 15, 1995. Loraine works as a nurse for a State Agency. They have two children: Jamie DeAnne and James Columbus III.
Jamie DeAnne Gregory 8 (25 February 1964) was born in Rock Hill, S.C. She is a graduate of Northwestern High School in Rock Hill and Clemson University in Clemson, S.C., where she holds undergraduate and Masters degrees. On October 20, 1990, she married Donald Charles Eagerton of Summerton, S.C.. Donald completed a fellowship at Bowman Grey Medical School in Internal Medecine and completed a fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina in Endocrinology. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. They live in Myrtle Beach, Sc where Donald is an Endocrinologist. They have three children: Thomas James; Matthew David; Rebecca Susanne.
James Columbus Gregory, III 8 (20 September 1974), was born in Rock Hill, S.C. Jay graduated from Northwestern High School in Rock Hill in 1993 and from Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, S.C. in August 1995.
Paul Gregory 8 (14 February 1911-13 August 1965), the ninth child of Edward Merriman and Annie, was born in Spartanburg, S.C. His first wife was Ruby Cunningham. He later married Grace Pitts, sister of Novie Lee Pitts, Eugene Frank Gregory’s wife. He lived in Slater, S.C. for many years until his death. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery in Greenville, S.C. Grace died in Marietta, S.C. on January 30, 1976. Paul and Ruby had two children: Marvin Eugene and Carl. Paul and Grace had five children: Bobbie Jean, Annie Louise, Geneive, Grace Marie, Paul Edward (Billy).
Marvin Eugene Gregory 7 (18 April 1931), was born in Greenville, S.C. He served in the armed forces from which he retired and married Ann -?- Gregory, born June 25, 1935 of Germany. They presently live in Greenville County and Myrtle Beach, S.C. They have one daughter, Tammy.
Tammy Gregory 8 (21 April 1959) was born in Alabama. She was married to Chester Harold Miller of Greenville, S.C. on March 1, 1986. Tammy and Chester have one daughter, Alyussa LeAnn, born January 17, 1988.
Bobbie Jean Gregory 7 (21 January 1939), was born in Florida. She married James Dennis Garrett on December 23, 1954 in Travelers Rest, S.C. Dennis is the son of Arthur Graham and Mary Beatrice Capps Garrett of Marietta, S.C. They resided in Slater, S.C. Bobbie Jean is a beautician and has had her own business for many years. James Dennis died in December 1997. They had four children: Steven Dennis, Deborah Jean, Mickie Lynn, Allen Todd.
Steven Dennis Garrett 8 (18 January 1956) was born in Greenville, S.C. He was married to Elizabeth A. -?- on March 20,1982 in Greenville, S.C. They are the parents of three children, Jason, born October 26, 1982; Meghan, born January 4, 1984; and Justin, born April 15, 1987.
Deborah Jean Garrett 8 (26 May 1957) was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Dale Stegall of Easley, S.C. on September 2, 1976. She works at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. They have two children, Kelley, born July 3, 1977; and Rusty, born December 11, 1980.
Mickie Lynn Garrett 8 (9 March 1962) was born in Greenville, S.C. Mickie is married to Barry Spencer. She works at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina as box office manager and assistant to the theatre. Mickie Their child: Dylan Spencer.
Annie Louise Gregory 7 (19 March 1941) was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Emmanuel Whitted, who died a short time later. Annie was then married to Wayne D. Masters, born on October 7, 1945, son of Columbus and Frances Masters of Greenville, S.C. on June 12, 1969 in Greenville, S.C. Annie and Emmanuel had one daughter: Gwen Ann. Annie and Wayne are the parents of a daughter: Teressa Lynn, born November 11, 1970.
Gwen Ann Whitted 8 (3 August 1963) was born in Greenville, S.C. She married Joseph Wesley Galloway of Marietta, S.C. on February 17, 1984. They have two children: Ashely Nicole bom March 30, 1989 and Joseph Wesley Galloway, Jr., born December 12. 1991.
Geneive Gregory 7 (28 February 1943), Paul’s fifth child, was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Harry James Cline of Greenville, S.C. on September 2, 1960. The son of Paul and Mary Cline, he was born August 30, 1943. They are the parents of four children: Anthony James, Jackie Darlene, Pamela Denise, Michelle Lee.
Jackie Darlene Cline 8 (18 September 1964) was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Richard Michael Williams on June 3, 1981. They are the parents of two children: Amanda Darlene, born July 22, 1989; and Sherry Lynne, born March 15, 1992.
Grace Marie Gregory7 (12 December 1948), the sixth child of Paul, was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Edward Moody from whom she was divorced. On january 12, 1970, she married Joe Simmons (8 May 1940) of Greenville, S.C., the son of William B. and Mary Simmons. Marie and Edward had one daughter, Janice. Marie and Joe are the parents of two daughters: Laura and Rebecca.
Janice Moody 8 (18 June 1966) was born in Greenville, S.C. She was married to Earnest Kelley on March 29, 1983. They are the parents of two children: Shanda, born on April 2, 1984 and Kendall, born March 3, 1986. They are now divorced.
Paul Edward (Billy) Gregory7 (12 April 1945-6 July 1949), Paul Gregory’s seventh child, was born in Greenville, S.C. He died as a result of an accident. He is buried in Graceland Cemetery in Greenville, S.C.
Wallace Gregory 6 (15 February 1913-18 November 1985), the tenth child of Edward and Annie, was born in Spartanburg, S.C. on . He graduated from Parker High School in Greenville, S.C. and the Chiropractic College of Los Angeles. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years during World War II. On December 21, 1940 in Long Beach, CA, he married Marion Lindquist (8 May 1920) of Webster, South Dakota, daughter of Edward and Hima Lindquist. He was the owner of A-1 Aluminum Awning Manufacturing, Inc. in Long Beach, CA. He made his home with Marion in Westminster, CA until his death. She continues to live there. He is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress, California. They had two children: Nancy Lea and Sandra Ann.
Nancy Lea Gregory 7 (8 February 1944) was born in Hawthorne, CA. Nancy was married to Donald Arthur Bush (7 August 1943) on February 23, 1964 in Bixby Knolls, CA. The son of Arthur C. and Dorthy Mashburn Bush. They make their home in California. They are the parents of twin sons: Michael Arthur and Mark Gregory.
Mark Gregory Bush 8 (9 October 1966) was born in Long Beach, California. Mark married Kathryn Marie McCullough on 1 June 1996. They live in Flower Mound, Texas. They have two children: a daughter, Ashlyn Marie (17 June 2000), born in Dallas, Texas; a son, Lucas Gregory Bush was (12 May 2003), born in Dallas, TX. Mark is a stay-at-home father and Kathryn is a dental hygienist in Dallas.
Sandra Ann Gregory 7 (19 August 1948) was born in Inglewood, CA. She was married to Randolph Eugene Otto in Long Beach CA. Born in San Diego, CA, he was the son of Eugene Alfred and Rozelia L. Kingland Otto. Randy died in Long Beach, CA on January 28, 1991. Their twin sons are Jason Randolph and Garett Randolph. Sandra Ann married Ronald Stele on 15 June 1998.
Annie Louise Gregory6 (27 August 1918), the eleventh child of Edward and Annie, was born in Greenville, S.C. She was a graduate of Parker High School and lived in Greenville. On August 22, 1953 she married Doyle O’Neal Mathews of Mariana, Florida. The wedding took place in Hartwell, Georgia, and their home was made in Haines City, Florida. Many summers were spent in Hendersonville, N.C. She presently resides in Haines City, Florida, having lived there for forty years. She had no children.
Kennett Gregory 6 (April 7, 1920), the twelfth child of Edward and Annie, was born in Greenville, S.C. She was a graduate of Parker High School. She was married to Myron Walter (Jake) Floyd (20 April 1922) of Gainesville, Georgia on December 9, 1942. He is the son of Ferdinand McCurry and Cora Carolyn Cooper Floyd. The wedding was in Greenville, S.C. Jake had a career in textiles. He worked and retired from Burlington Industries. He was a plant manager in Asheville, N.C. and the Poe Mill in Greenville, S.C. From 1974 until 1988 when he retired, he was Vice-President of Manufacturing for Little Manufacturing in Wadesboro, N.C. Jake served in World War II in the European Theater, Mechanized Cavalry. He served in England, in the Bavarian Alps with the Seventh Army, Company C under General George Patton. They have lived in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. They presently reside in Wadesboro, North Carolina. They have one daughter, Shirley Gale.
Shirley Gale Floyd 7 (23 July 1947) was born in Greenville, S.C. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has served as a stewardess for American Airlines since 1970. She was married to Donald McGraw in Malibu, CA on June 20, 1980. He is the son of Oscar William and Margaret Shebert McGraw and was born in Dallas, TX. They presently reside in Raleigh, N.C. and have one daughter: Ashley Louise, born September 9, 1982 in Santa Monica, CA. NOTE: Addition to Julia E. Gregory and her descendants was provided by Colton Keasler.
Julia Elizabeth Gregory 5 (6 May 1870-24 September 1951), the seventh child of Isaac Simpson and Mary Ann, married James Young Keasler (18 May 1869- 11 December 1927). She was easily identifiable from Edward’s obituary. The remaining sisters noted in the obituary were Mrs. W.T. Knight and Mrs. W.T. Genobles. Julia and James had six children: Myrtle D.; Fred Willie; Mamie; James Wilbur; Nellie Ruth; Ralph . Julia and James are buried at Rosemont Cemetery in Union, SC.
Fred Willie Keasler 6 (12 September 1897-8 February 1969), the second child of James and Julia Gregory Keasler, married Daisy Perry (15 October 1904-1985). They had six children: Hazel Irene; Catherine Evelyn; William Boyd; Rubye Lucille; James Fredrick; June Ellen.
James Fredrick Keasler 7 (23 January 1932), the fifth child of Fred and Daisy Perry Keasler, married Hazel Camille Starling. James and Camille had three children: Kathryn Camille; James ‘Rick’ Fredrick Jr.; Colton Eugene.
Colton Eugene Keasler. 8 (8 January 1965), the third child of James and Camille Keasler, married Marinell Elaine Smith. Colton and Marinell had three children: Colton Garrett (18 August 1995); Natalie Elaine (26 February 1998); Blake Westhaven (15 August 2000).
Hampton Bennah Gregory 5 (2 August 1871- ?), was the eighth child of Isaac Simpson and Mary Ann. He was three years old at the 1880 census. He was identified as “Benner” in brother Edward’s death notice.
William Singleton Gregory 4 (1838), second son of Edward M. and Rhoda Comer Gregory, was the second husband of Eveline Lee (15 November 1831-6 October 1879), daughter of Michael Byrd and Mary Willard Lee. William and Eveline were married in November, 1857.
Elizabeth Hoyle Rucker 4 (in her Genealogy of William Lee I of England and of Virginia, and his Descendants) says Eveline married Sol Layne. Eveline’s family did not approve of Mr. Layne, so her oldest brother had the marriage annulled. Eveline’s cause of death, cited in the 1880 Mortality Census, was obstructed bowels.
William pursued a career as a newspaperman and printer in Union, South Carolina while rearing a family of six children. William did not appear on the 1870 and 1880 census of Union County, but he did show up in the Greenville, South Carolina City Directory in 1880. He is listed as a printer who was employed with the Baptist Courier. He disappears after the 1883-84 Directory.
In 1880, William and Eveline’s children are in the home of Berry W. Lee, Eveline’s oldest brother. They were: States Rights; William E.; Michael Lee; Robert Earl; Minnie E.; and Carrie V.
States Rights Gregory 5 (14 July 1859-19 December 1945), was the firt child of William and Elizabeth Gregory. On 27 May 1883, he married Anna Rosalie West (2 August 1866, Union Co., SC- 20 December 1945, Union., SC), the daughter of William Carson and Amanda Elizabeth Hyatt West. They are buried at Bogansville Methodist Church, Union Co., SC. Their children were: Walter Elmore; Evelyn Elizabeth, 5 August 1888; Mamie Lois, 29 June 1890; David Clyde, 16 April 1892; Leila Melissa, 22 February 1884; William Marvin, 6 November 1900-9 August 1931; and Hoyle Wilson, 6 September 1912.
Walter Elmore Gregory 6 (13 August 1885-24 April 1958) was the first child of States Rights and Anna Gregory. On 6 January 1907, he married Kate Atlantic West (8 December 1884-31 January 1939), the daughter of John Wesley and Florence E. White West. They are buried at Bogansville Church, Union County, South Carolina as well as their infant son. Their union produced the following children, all born in Glenn Springs, Spartanburg Co., SC: Walter Dupre; an infant son, (5 May 1910-7 May 1910); Kate Eloise; Wesley Wright; Mary Lucille; and Edith Elsie.
Kate Eloise Gregory 7 (4 October 1911), the third child of Walter and Kate Gregory, married on 27 April 1940, in Organgeburg, SC, Asa Lloyd Johns. Asa Lloyd Johns (26 October 1917-6 May 1987), was the son of Julius Walker and Ida Howards Johns. He was born in Union, SC and died in Glenn Springs, SC and is buried in Boganville Methodist Church, Union Co., SC. Kate resides in Spartanburg, SC. Their union produced on child: Frieda Kathryn Johns.
Frieda Kathryn Johns 8 (18 July 1952-19 September 1987), the only child of Asa Lloyd and Kate Gregory Johns, married in January 1974, in Glenn Springs, SC, Peter R. Krenn. Frieda graduated from Winthrop University and worked as an executive secretary for Piedmont Natural Gas in Charlotte, NC, prior to her death. Peter resided in Rock Hill, SC in 1994 where they had lived. She is buried at Bogansville Methodist Church, Union Co., SC. Their union produced on child: Erik P. Krenn.
Wesley Wright Gregory 7 (16 August 1915-11 October 1994), the fourth child of Walter and Kate Gregory, married on 25 October 1941, in Greer, SC, Mildred Wilson. Wes Gregory retired from Dan River Mills in Greenville, SC, having previously worked with Riegel Textiles and LaFrance Industries. He was an accountant with Wometco and taught accounting and business management at Tri County Technical College, Anderson Co., SC at the time of his death in Anderson, SC. He was past president of A.M.S. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Greenville, SC. Wesley and Mildred had one child: Wesley Wright Jr. who lived in Lexington, KY in 1995.
Mary Lucile Gregory 7 (5 June 1918), the fifth child of Walter and Kate Gregory, married William Calvin White, on 14 June 1941, in Glenn Springs, SC. William Calvin White (23 September 1919), is the son of Reuben Augustus and Esther All White of Glenn Springs, SC. They reside in Spartanburg, SC. They have no children.
The following information on the Evelyn Elizabeth Gregory was supplied by Anna Mary Posey Lancaster of Pauline, SC and by Anna E. Brewington of Taylors, SC.
Evelyn Elizabeth Gregory 6 (5 August 1888-9 July 1979), the second child of States Rights and Anna, married on 25 December 1909, William Ottis Posey (1 January 1887-7 November 1970), the son of William Thomas and Mary Emily Mayes Posey. They are buried at the West Springs Baptist Church, Union Co, SC. Their children: Ettie Elizabeth; William Ottis Jr.; Ralph Eugene (16 October 1916-6 January 1919, Edgefield, SC); Anna Mary; Helen Louise.
Ettie Elizabeth Posey 7 (19 May 1912), the first child of Ottis and Evelyn Posey, was born in Pauline SC. She married on 2 February 1933, in Spartanburg, SC, Clifford Russell Lawson (22 February 1909), the son of Henry Lafayette and Minnie West Lawson of Union County, SC. They reside in Pauline, SC, and have no issue.
William Ottis Posey, Jr. 7 (30 October 1913-23 March 1985), the second child of Ottis and Evelyn Posey, married on 12 September 1948, in Glenn Springs, SC, Edna White (5 March 1917), the daughter of John Calvin and Cora Gossett White of Spartanburg, SC. William Ottis died in Glenn Springs, SC. They had no children.
Anna Mary Posey 7 (17 November 1918), the fourth child of Ottis and Evelyn Posey, was born in Edgefield, SC. She married on 3 November 1946, in Clinton, SC, George Martin Lancaster (1 April 1920), the son of Jesse Right and Rhoda Gowan Lancaster of Jonesville, Union Co., SC. They reside in Pauline, SC and have no children.
Helen Louise Posey 7 (10 December 1920), the fifth child of Ottis and Evelyn Posey, was born in Edgefield, SC. She married on 24 June 1939, in Lyman, SC, Marvin Leo Brewington (28 June 1917-9 April 1997), the son of Irving and Chloe O’Shields Brewington of Clinton, SC. Helen was a home maker for 25 years and then went to work for Carolina Cash, in Spartanburg, SC. as manager of the Uniform Dept. where she retired after 27 years in 1991. Marvin worked in sales with armour Co. for several years prior to opening and operating a car maintenance/ repair business in Cross Anchor, SC for 55 years until shortly before his death in Cross Anchor, SC. Helen resides in the Cross Anchor area of Spartanburg County, SC. Their union produced three children: Marvin Charles; Anna Elizabeth; Linda Gleaneace.
Marvin Charles (Charles) Brewington 8 (14 July 1940), the first child of Marvin and Helen Brewington, was born in Spartanburg, SC. He married on 4 June 1965, in Boiling Springs, SC, Harriette Alcoary Cantrell (5 February 1942), the daughter of Louis Dean and Elizabeth Cassandra Alcoary Cantrell. Charles attended Maxton Junior College on a basketball scholarship and transferred to Clemson College. He served in the Army at Fort Sill, OK and overseas in Okinawa. He owns Carolina Tooling in Spartanburg, SC. Harriette graduated from Furman University, Greenville, SC. with a BA in Music. She is the former choral director for Woodruff High School and schools in Laurens County, SC. Currently she is employed by the Greenwood SC School District and will retire in 2001. They reside in Laurens, SC. They have two children, both born in Spartanburg, SC: Ashlon Anna; Brandon Charles.
Ashlon Anna Brewington 9 (6 August 1968), the first child of Marvin and Harriette Brewington, married on 5 April 1995, in Laurens, SC, Clifford Moorhead Adair (26 October 1960), the son of John Thomas Adair and Joan Sease Adair Young. Ashlon graduated from Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC with a BA in Elementaty Special Education and is currently working on her Masters. She taught special education in the Newberry County, SC School District, and is currently a special education teacher in Greenwood, SC. school district at the elementary school level. Cliff is self employed in residential and commercial landscaping. They reside in Clinton, SC. They have one child: Cassandra Sease (27 September 1997), born in Greenwood, SC.
Brandon Charles Brewington 9 (11 July 1970), the second child of Marvin and Harriette Brewington, married on 15 October 1994, in Greenwood, SC, Ann Edith Jefferys (24 July 1970), the daughter of Harvey Eugene and Martha Scott Smith Jefferys. Brandon graduated from Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC and is currently working on his Masters. Ann graduated from Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC. She previously sold insurance. They reside in Clinton, SC. They have two children, both born in Greenville, SC: Charles (Chase) Jefferys (10 October 1996); Branden Anna (8 November 1998).
Anna Elizabeth Brewington 8 (29 April 1945), the second child of Marvin and Helen Brewington, is not married and resides in Taylor, SC. She attended Cecil Business College, Spartanburg, SC, and graduated in 1965. She graduated from the Ringling School of Art and Interior Design, Sarasota, FL with a BFA in Interior Design in 1976. After various jobs she is currently employed as Directo of Data Operations with designonline.com, an Internet company in Greenville, SC. She furnished the information of the Marvin and Helen Brewington family.
Linda Gleneace Brewington 8 (3 May 1947), the third child of Marvin and Helen Brewington, married on 7 November 1980 in Laurens, SC, as Linda’s second husband, James Tilman Morse (28 August 1939), the son of Tilman and Ruby Hawkins Morse of Clinton, SC. Linda was previously married to James Larry Patterson. Linda is employed with the First Baptist Church, in Laurens, SC, and Jim works in Human Relations at the Torrington Co. also in Laurens, SC. They reside in Clinton, SC. Linda and James Larry Paterson had one child: William Chadwick Patterson.
William Chadwick Patterson 9 (18 December 1973), the son of James Patterson and Linda Brewington Patterson Morse, was born in Greenville, SC. He married on 19 August 1995, in Laurens, SC, Tonya Denise Holmes (19 October 1975), the daughter of Tommy and Katherine Inez Cole Holmes of Greenwood, SC. They reside in Clinton, SC. They have one child: Alexander Blake (13 September 1999), born in Greenville, SC.
Mamie Lois Gregory 6 (29 June 1890-?), the third child of States Rights and Anna Gregory, married Albert Franklin Miller (1885-?) in 1918. Their children: Albert Franklin Jr.; Robert Lee, 1923; and Maynard, 1925. Robert and Maynard reside in Pauline, SC.
Albert Franklin Miller, Jr. 7 (26 January 1921), the first child of Albert Franklin and Mamie Miller, was born in Pauline, Spartanburg Co., SC. He married on 17 July 1949, in Woodruff, SC, Margaret Elizabeth Touchberry (3 March 1924), the daughter of Tillman John and Lillian Anilla Barnett Touchberry of Woodruff, SC. Franklin Miller retired after 43 years from Carolina Cash as a saleman in Spartanburg, SC. Franklin attended Cecil’s Business College in S[atanburg, and served in WW II. Margaret was a graduate of Limestone College, in Gaffney, SC, with a BA in French and in Piano (1945). She received a MAT degree from Converse College, Spartanburg, SC with a concentration on English. Margaret Miller retired in 1987 from teaching High School French and English at Woodruff High School, after 42 years. They moved to Seneca, SC in 1988 to be near their son and where they still reside. They have a son: John Franklin.
John Franklin Miller, MD 9 (1 July 1953), the only child of Franklin and Margaret Miller, was born in Spartanburg, SC. He married on 3 April 1982, in Greenville, SC, Valeri Faith Horton (22 January 1957), the daughter of Leo and Barbara June Callahan Horton. John graduated from Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, with a BS in Biology in 1975. He received his MD in 1975 from MUSC, Charleston, SC. He is a prominent family physician in Seneca, SC and active in a local Baptist Church. Valeri received the RN degree in 1979 from GarnerWebb College, Boiling Springs, SC and is a nurse in Seneca, SC where they reside in 1999. They have two children, both born in Seneca, SC: Joshu Franklin (14 July 1985); Jennifer Faith (18 November 1988).
David Clyde Gregory 6 (16 April 1892), fourth child of States Rights and Anna, married Fairy Howell in 1925. He was a minister and termed an entertaining talker. Fairy Gregory was residing in Charlotte, SC in 1997. The couple had no children.
Leila Melissa Gregory 6 (22 February 1884) was the fifth child of States Rights and Anna. She married Guy David Davis (1890) in 1913. Their children: Margaret, August 1914; Guynell, April 1916; Mabel, May 1918; Joseph, July 1920; Sarah Ruth; Thelma, September 1925; Bernard, November 1928; Kenneth, April 1931; and Marvin, June 1934.
Sarah Ruth Davis 7 (29 September 1922), the fifth child of Guy and Leila Davis, married Woodrow Wilson Davis of western NC. They reside in West Columbia, SC in 1999. Sarah and Wilson had four children: Woodrow Wilson Jr.; Stanley Wayne; Roger Earl; Melissa Ruth.
Roger Earl Davis 8 (30 September 1945), the third child of Woodrow and Sarah Ruth Davis married Linda Kay Shealy (5 February 1945). They reside in Columbia, SC. They had two children: Julie Elizabeth; Roger Scott.
Julie Elizabeth Davis 9 (6 March 1972), the first child of Roger and Linda Davis, married David Lee Pearce (6 August 1971). Julie was raised in South Carolina, but has been in Birmingham, Alabama since she moved there after graduating from Lenoir-Rhyne College (Hickory, N.C.) in 1994. She graduated from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law (Birmingham) in 1997, and has been practicing law with a Birmingham medium-sized firm since then. They do not have any children, but she and her husband, Lee, have a chocolate labrador retriever, Bailey.
William Marvin Gregory 6 (6 November 1900-9 August 1911), the sixth child of States Rights and Anna Gregory, married in 1925, Sallie Permilia Harris (13 December 1900), the daughter of James Monroe and Martha Jane Hembree Harris. William was originally buried at Bogansville Methodist Church, Union CO, SC, but was later reburied at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, in Spartanburg, SC. Sallie Gregory resided in Roebuck, SC until her death. She died at the age of 98 on 27 October 2000, in Spartanburg, SC. Sallie is also buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC. They had two children: Bobbie Jean; William Marvin Jr.
William Curtis Gregory 8 (15 February 1956), the son of Marvin Gregory, was born in Spartanburg, SC. He married on 27 December 1976, in Spartanburg, SC, Theresa Lynn Christopher (27 June 1976), the daughter of Herbert Paul and Betty Delores Belcher Christopher of Spartanburg. They reside in Spartanburg, SC in 1999. The couple has three children: William Curtis Jr. (25 March 1978, Nellis AFB, NV); Christina Charity (20 October 1979, Las Vegas, NV); Daniel Michael (5 January 1982, Fayetteville, NC).
Bobbie Jean Gregory 7 (16 June 1931), the second child of William and Sallie Gregory, was born in Glenn Springs, SC. She married on 26 September 1951, in Spartanburg County, SC, Harvey William Kirkland (12 December 1930), the son of W.N. and Floroy Haynes Kirkland of Spartanburg County, SC. Bobbie Jean attended Winthrop University. They reside in Roebuck, SC. They have three children, all born in Spartanburg County, SC: Harvey Michael; William Craig; Mark Collier.
William Craig Kirkland 8 (18 May 1955), the second child of Harvey and Bobbie Jean Kirkland, married on 23 August 1980, in Spartanburg, SC, Jennifer Lynn Ruchala (21 December 1959), the daughter of James Henry Dieas and Nancy Patricia Lauramore Ruchala of Jacksonville, FL. Craig attended USC-Spartanburg and Spartanburg Tech. He works in the wholesale plumbing business founded by his grandfather, W.N. Kirkland. They reside in Moore, SC. William and Jennifer have 4 children, all born in Spartanburg, SC: Matthew Craig (2 June 1981); Michelle Lynn (18 April 1982); Stephan William (12 February 1987); Bradley Michael (1 February 1989-7 July 1989). Bradley Michael died in Spartanburg, SC and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
The information on the Hoyle Wilson family was supplied by Stephen Mark Hunter of Blacksburg, VA.
Hoyle Wilson Gregory 6 (6 September 1912-6 December 2001), the seventh child of States Rights and Anna Gregory, married in August 1938, Esther Temma Smith (15 June 1914), the daughter of Fairey King and Cansada Isabella Lawson Smith of Glenn Springs, SC. Wilson worked for Ecusta Paper Co. in Pisgah Forest, NC, now the P.H. Glatfelter Co. where he was a papermaker. They resided in Brevard, NC in 1999. Hoyle is buried in Bogansville UMC, in Union County, SC. They had two children: Sybil Elizabeth; and Larry Wilson.
Sybil Elizabeth Gregory 7 (15 August 1939-20 January 1998), the first child of Hoyle Wilson and Esther Gregory, married on 14 June 1958, in Brevard, NC, Stephen Morgan Hunter (28 June 1936), the son of James Lee and Selma Sara Morgan Hunter. Sybil attended Berea Collegem Berea, KY. Stephen Hunter studied Agriculture at Berea College and worked for Dow Chemical Co., an agricultural chemical company until his retirement. She is buried at Pisgah Gardens Cemetery, Pisgah Forest, NC. Stephen resided in Brevard in 1999. They had two children: Stephen Mark; Morgan.
Stephen Mark Hunter 8 (14 May 1960), the first child of Stephen and Sybil Hunter, was born in Brevard, NC. He married on 9 June 1984, in Dublin, VA, Paige Wynne Holt (10 November 1963), the daughter of Rev. Henry Jett Jr. , a Methodist minister, and Doris Jean Cochran Holt of Abington, Washington Co., VA. Mark graduated from Clemson with a BA in Chemistry – Chemical Engineering. Mark received his MBA at Virginia Tech in 1987 where he works as a systems analyst. Paige is completing her PhD in Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech (1999) and works as an environmental engineer for a consulting firm in Roanoke, VA. They reside in Blacksburg, VA. They have no children.
Morgan Hunter 8 (22 January 1968), the second child of Stephen and Sybil Hunter, was born in Charlotte, NC and is adopted. She married Shawn Puckett. Morgan works in the computer software industry in Kansas City, MO, where they reside. Morgan has a child from a first marriage: Fiona Hunter (28 July 1994, Kansas City, MO).
Larry Wilson Gregory 7 (21 July 1947), the second child of Hoyle Wilson and Esther Gregory was born in Spartanburg, SC. He works as a papermaker at the P. H. Glatfelter Co, in Pisgah Forest, NC and lives in Brevard, NC. He is single.
Michael Lee Gregory 5 (26 August 1866-8 February 1941), was the third child of William Singleton and Eveline Gregory. He married twice. His first wife was Texie Anna Nix (?-17 July 1913). They were the parents of two children: Florechelle, 2 April 1891 – 1 November 1891; and an unnamed infant, 15 February 1893.
On 3 June 1914, he married Katherine Rebecca Williams (27 November 1880-20 January 1967). They had no children.
The Gregorys resided at 10 Hampton Avenue and were members of Buncombe Street Methodist Church. Michael was a prominent Greenville realtor at the time of his death.
Minnie E. (Mary) Gregory 5 (January 1870) fifth child of William Singleton and Eveline, married (Thomas) William Alonzo Quinn. They were the parents of four sons and one daughter. Their children: William Boyce, 1883-December 1943; Frederick McBride, 1885; Ralph, ca. 1887; Frances Joyce, 1889-1916; and Miriam Lee, 1902-1908.
Carrie V. Gregory 5 (June 1871), the youngest child of William Singleton and Eveline Lee Gregory, did not marry. She was living with her brother, States Rights, in 1900. She is said to have lost her health in her teenage years and eventually became mentally ill. She died at the South Carolina Mental Hospital in Columbia.