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Thursday, June 23, 2016

George Stokely Ensley



George Stokely Ensley was born 3/25/1862 in Alexander, Buncombe County, NC to Samuel Bruce Ensley (DOB 6/19/1829 in Sandy Mush, Madison County, NC; DOD 9/14/1896 in Madison County, NC) and Rachel Pauline Cassada (DOB Abt 1835 in Reems Creek, Weaverville, Buncombe County, NC; DOD Abt 1879 in Madison County, NC). He would be my second great granduncle. He would have been the brother of my direct ancestor, Margaret Alice Ensley Conner. George Ensley was the 4th child of 12 children, 5 girls and 7 boys. He had 3 elder sisters.

1870 U.S. Census of Township #6, Madison County, NC, Roll M593_1147, Pg 425, Image 155, Lines 7-15, Dwelling 67, Family 67, "Samuel Crisly" (sic, should be Samuel Ensley)
Samuel Crisly, 40 yrs old (DOB 1830), M(ale), W(hite), Farm Laborer, $0 Real Estate Value, $100 Personal Estate Value, Born in NC, Cannot read or write
Rachel Crisly, 37 yrs old (DOB 1833), F, W, Keeping House, Born in NC, Cannot read or write
Sarah C. Crisly, 14 yrs old (DOB 1856), F, W, At Home, Born in NC, Cannot read or write
Malissa Crisly, 12 yrs old (DOB 1858), F, W, At Home, Born in NC, Cannot read or write
Alice Crisly, 11 yrs old (DOB 1859), F, W, At Home, Born in NC, Cannot read or write
Elmore Crisly, 9 yrs old (DOB 1861), F, W, At Home, Born in NC
Stokley Crisly, 7 yrs old (DOB 1863), M, W, At Home, Born in NC
Harley Crisly, 5 yrs old (DOB 1865), M, W, At Home, Born in NC
Ernia Crisly, 2 yrs old (DOB 1868), M, W, At Home, Born in NC








He married Jane Keith about 1880 in NC. They had two children:
1) Lola Agusta Ensley (sic) (DOB 4/1881 in Madison County, NC; DOD 1/7/1924 in Hopewell, Prince George County, VA) married Andrew Hezekiah Swicegood (DOB 3/29/1876 in NC; DOD 7/30/1963 in Crewe, Nottoway County, VA).

2) Nora J. Ensley (DOB 4/1890 in Madison County, NC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? .

1880 U.S. Census of Marshall, Madison County, NC, Roll T9_971, Family History Film 1254971. Pg 7.1000. ED 123. Image 0185, Lines 37-48, Dwelling 117, Family 118, "Samul Ensely" (sic, should be Samuel Ensley)
Samul Ensely (sic), W(hite), M(ale), 50 yrs old (DOB 1830), Head, Widowed, Born in NC, Father Born in NC, Mother born in NC
Mully J. Ensely (sic, should be Melissa Jane Ensley), W, F, 33 yrs old (DOB 1847), Daughter, Single, Housekeeper, Cannot read or write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Stockly Ensely (sic, should be Stokely Ensley), W, M, 19 yrs old (DOB 1861), Cannot read or write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Harly Ensely (sic, should be Harley Ensley), W, M, 15 yrs old (DOB 1865), Son, Cannot read or write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Ernest Ensely, W, M, 12 yrs old (DOB 1868), Son, Attends school, Cannot read or write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Arthun Ensely (sic, should be Arthur Ensley), W, M, 11 yrs old (DOB 1869), Son, Attends school, Cannot read or write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Charley Ensely (sic, should be Charles Ensley), W, M, 9 yrs old (DOB 1871), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Flurance Ensely (sic, should be Florence Ensley), W, F, 8 yrs old (DOB 1872), Daughter, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Fonse Ensely (sic, should be Alfonso Ensley), W, M, 6 yrs old (DOB 1874), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Lucsten Ensely (sic), W, M, 4 yrs old (DOB 1876), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Weyle Ensely (sic), W, M, 4 yrs old (DOB 1876), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Elizabeth Club (sic, should be Clark), W, F, 23 yrs old, Bond Servant, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Dwelling 108, Family 119, Jurder Read (sic, should be Jerel Reed), W, M, 23 (DOB 1857) yrs old, Married, Farmer, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Allas Read (sic, should be Margaret Alice Ensley Reed), W, F, 21 yrs old (DOB 1859), Wife, Married, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
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Luretter Read (sic, probably Louester Elmira Ensley) , W, F, 3 yrs old (DOB 1877), Relationship other than family, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Sarah Read (sic, Alice's little sister, Sarah Ensley?), W, F, 2 yrs old (DOB 1878), Relationship other than family, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Elmor Ensely (sic, should be Elmore Ensley), W, M, 20 yrs old (DOB 1860), h***** (illegible relationship), Farmer, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Bell Hunter (sic), W, F, 18 yrs old (DOB 1862), D******** (illegible relationship), Single, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Mcke Conon (sic, should be McCoy Conner) , W, M, 17 yrs old (DOB 1863), h**** (illegible relationship), Single, Farmer, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC (he's living with Jerel and Margaret Alice Ensley Reed, after Jerel dies, Margaret Alice married McCoy Conner)
Wm Read, and family
Cal Clube, (sic) and family
Z. W. Henderson, M, 44 yrs old (DOB 1836), Married, Farmer, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC Anney Henderson, W, F, 34 yrs old (DOB 1846), Wife, Married, Housekeeper, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Jane E. Henderson, W, F, 10 yrs old (DOB 1870), Daughter, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Martha E. Henderson, W, F, 8 yrs old (DOB 1872), Daughter, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Henery R. Henderson (sic), W, M, 6 yrs old (DOB 1874), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Malay S. Henderson, W, F, 4 yrs old (DOB 1876), Daughter, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Sufrana A. Henderson (sic), W, F, 2 yrs old (DOB 1878), Daughter, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Marion T. Henderson, W, M, 1 yrs old (DOB 1879), Son, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
John Marrell, W, M, 26 yrs old (DOB 1854), Works on farm, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
W.W. Conon (sic, is William Washington Conner, McCoy Conner's brother), W, M, 18 yrs old (DOB 1862), Works on farm, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC

Jane Keith Ensley died sometime between the 1880 and the 1900 U.S. Census because in the 1900 census, George Stokely Ensley is listed with his two daughters and as a widower.

1900 U.S. Census of Marshall, Madison County, North Carolina, Roll T623_1205, Pg 2B, ED 73, FHL microfilm: 1241205 , Taken 6/5/1900, Dwelling 34, Lines 84-86, Family 35, "George S. Ensley"
George S. Ensley, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born Mar, 1862, 38 yrs old, Widowed, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Can read and write, Farmer, Rents farm
Lola A. Ensley, Daughter, W, F, Born Apr, 1881, 19 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Can read and write
Nora J. Ensley, Daughter, W, F, Born Apr, 1890, 10 yrs old, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, At school

Stokely Ensley married Eliza Geer about 1907 in Madison County, NC.

1910 U.S. Census of Banard Rd, Marshall, Madison County, NC, Ancestry.com, 4/25/2016, Roll T624_1107, Pg 4A, ED 83, Image 350, FHL microfilm: 1375120,Taken 4/25/1910, Lines 15-16, Dwelling 49, Family 49, "George S. Ensley"
George S. Ensley, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 48 yrs old (DOB would be about 1862), Second Marriage, Married 3 yrs, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Blacksmith with his own shop, Can read and write, Rents home
Eliza J. Ensley, Wife, F, W, 35 yrs old (DOB would be about 1875), First marriage, Married 3 yrs, 2 children with 0 still alive, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Can read and write

George Stokely Ensley and Eliza Geer had 3 children:
1) Palmer George Ensley (DOB 8/31/1910 in Madison County, NC; DOD 12/19/1992 in Buncombe County, NC) married Evelyn Revis (DOB 5/12/1907 in Madison County, NC; DOD 2/17/1992 in Madison County, NC).

2) Baby Girl Ensley (DOB 10/5/1914 in Madison County, NC; DOD 10/13/1914 in Madison County, NC).

3) Viola Ensley (DOB 10/13/1915 in Madison County, NC; DOD 6/16/2006 in ) married Jake Howard Blazer (DOB 6/2/1908 in Madison County, NC; DOD 5/25/1996 in Buncombe County, NC).

1920 U.S. Census of Marshall, Madison County, NC, Ancestry.com, 4/25/2016, Roll T625_1294, Pg 6A, ED 119, Image 884, Lines 36-39, Taken 1/13/1920, Dwelling 103, Family 104, "Stokeley Ensley" (sic, should be Stokely Ensley)
Stokeley Ensley (sic), Head, Owns farm, M(ale), W(hite), 57 yrs old (DOB would be about 1863), Married, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Farmer of general farm
Eliza Ensley, Wife, F, W, 46 yrs old (DOB would be about 1874), Married, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Palmer Ensley, Son, M, W, 9 yrs old (DOB would be about 1911), Attends school, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Viola Ensley, Daughter, F, W, 4 2/12 mos old (DOB would be about 1915), Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC

1930 U.S. Census of Brush Creek Rd, Marshall, Madison County, NC, Ancestry.com, 4/25/2016, Roll 1704, Pg 9A, ED 13, Image 857.0, FHL microfilm: 2341438, Taken 4/26/1930, Lines 27-30, Dwelling 149, Family 149, "Stokley Emley" (sic, it should be Stokely Ensley but Ancestry.com indexed him as Stokley Emley)
Stokley Emley (sic, Head, Owns farm, M(ale), W(hite), 68 yrs old, Married at age 20, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC, Farmer of general farm
Eliza Emley, Wife, F, W, 54 yrs old, Married at age 31, Can read and write, born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Viola Emley, Daughter, F, W, 14 yrs old, Attends school, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Palmer Emley, Son, M, W, 19 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC

1940 U.S. Census of  Madison County, North Carolina; Ancestry.com, 4/25/2016, Roll: T627_2939; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 58-12, Taken 4/11/1940, Family #122, Lines 33-34, "George S. Ensley"
George S. Ensley, Head, Owns farm valued at $400, M(ale), W(hite), 78 yrs old (DOB 1862), Married, Never attended school, Born in NC, Lived in the same place in 1935, Farmer
Eliza J. Ensley, Wife, F, W, 61 yrs old (DOB 1879), Married, Attended school thru 5th grade, Born in NC, Lived in the same place in 1935

NC Death Certificate #230, Registration District #11-06, Certificate #5, Eliza Ensley, DOD 3/30/1942 in French Broad, Buncombe County, NC
Usual Residence: Route #1, Alexander, Buncombe County, NC
Female, White, Married to Stockley Ensley (sic, should be Stokely Ensley) who is 80 yrs old, DOB "exact age not known" in NC, 66 yrs old (DOB 1876)
Occupation: Housewife
Father: Dolph Geer, born in NC
Mother: Not known
Informant: Palmer Stokley (sic) of Route #1, Alexander, NC
DOD 3/30/1942 at 10:30am.
Physician attended deceased from 1/1/1942 to 3/30/1942 and last saw her alive on 3/29/1942.
Cause of death: Carcinoma of Rt Thorax involving lung and stomach
Burial 3/31/1942 at Mt View Cemetery, Alexander, NC
Funeral Director: G.C. Rector Funeral Home in Marshall, NC

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Eliza Geer Ensley
Birth: 1876, North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1942, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Family links: Spouse: George Stokley Ensley (1862 - 1952)
Burial: Flint Hill Cemetery, Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Created by: George Ensley
Record added: Mar 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106724645

NC Death Certificate #12976, Registration District #11-06, Registrar's Certificate #6, George Stokley Ensley, DOD 5/15/1952 at Route 1, Alexander, French Broad Township, Buncombe County, NC
Usual Residence: same
Male, White, Widowed, DOB 3/25/1862 in Buncombe County, NC, 90 yrs old
Occupation: Farmer
Father: Sam Ensley, Mother: Not known
Informant: Mr. Palmer Ensley of Route #1, Alexander, NC
Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage due to appoplexy (sic)
Physician attended deceased from 5/13/1952 to 5/15/1952 and last saw him alive on 5/14/1952. Death occurred at 1:30pm. Dr. W.A. Sams of Marshall, NC
Burial 5/17/1952 at Mountain View Cemetery in Route #2, Alexander, NC
Funeral Director: Bowman-Rector Funeral Home, Marshall, NC

NC Death Indexes, 1908-2004
Name: George S Ensley
Age: 90
Date of Birth: 1862
Date of Death: 15 May 1952
Death State: North Carolina
Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67

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George Stokley Ensley
Birth: Mar. 25, 1862, Madison County, North Carolina, USA
Death: May 15, 1952, Alexander, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Family links:
Parents:
Samuel Bruce Ensley (1829 - 1896)
Rachel Pauline Cassada Ensley (1835 - 1879)
Spouse: Eliza J Geer Ensley (1876 - 1942)
Siblings:
Sarah Catherine Ensley Ward (1855 - 1938)
Melissa Jane Ensley Fore (1857 - 1919)
Arthur V Ensley (1864 - 1937)
James Harley Ensley (1865 - 1956)
William Ernest "Ernie" Ensley (1866 - 1957)
Charles M Ensley (1871 - 1946)
Louester Elmira Ensley Reese (1875 - 1948)
Herbert Alphonso Ensley (1875 - 1949)
Burial: Flint Hill Cemetery, Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Created by: George Ensley
Record added: Mar 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106724489

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