Edward McCoy Whisnant

ID# 12705, b. 25 January 1925, d. 23 September 2009
Father*William Sidney Whisenant Jr. b. 22 Jun 1896, d. 23 Nov 1959
Mother*Mamie Elizabeth Secrest b. 8 Apr 1903, d. 30 May 1990
Birth*Edward McCoy Whisnant was born on 25 January 1925 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC.1 
Death*He died on 23 September 2009 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 84.2,3 
Burial*He was buried in Burke Memorial Park Cem., Drexel, Burke Co., NC, 35.738333,-81.632778

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 5
1940Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 15, attending school, complete 1 year of high school.
Obituary*
Name Variation Edward McCoy Whisnant was also known as Whisenant.4 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 8 December 1944 in SC U. S. Army enlistment. 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 26 November 1946. 
Residence* In 1983 Edward lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family

Dorothy Irene Haskins
Children
  • Janice Carol Whisnant
  • Susan Renee Whisnant

Citations

  1. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  2. [S428] Obituary.
  3. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  4. [S418] PublicData.com, online http://PublicData.com

Levi Whisnant

ID# 12708, b. 8 November 1931, d. 18 October 2005
Father*George Toy Whisenant b. 24 Nov 1905, d. 18 Dec 1966
Mother*Reldy Mary Ann Mull b. 16 Feb 1908, d. 20 Aug 1987
Birth*Levi Whisnant was born on 8 November 1931 in Union Co., SC.1,2 
Death*He died on 18 October 2005 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 73.1,2 
Burial*He was buried in Calvary Assem. Ch. Cem., Burke Co., NC.3 
Obituary*
Name Variation Levi Whisnant was also known as Whisenant.4 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 in Quaker Meadow, Burke Co., NC, age 8, attending school. 
Residence* In 2002 Levi lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family

Martha Jane Powell
Children

Citations

  1. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  2. [S28] Tombstone.
  3. [S428] Obituary.
  4. [S418] PublicData.com, online http://PublicData.com

Earl Eugene Whisnant

ID# 12711, b. 18 January 1926, d. 4 March 2013
Father*Louis Winfield Whisenant b. 1 Mar 1886, d. 21 Apr 1941
Mother*Ollie Lee Orders b. 28 Aug 1884, d. 10 Jun 1969
Birth*Earl Eugene Whisnant was born on 18 January 1926 in Burke Co., NC.1,2 
Marriage*He married Willie Mae Berry circa 1946. 
Death*Earl Eugene Whisnant died on 4 March 2013 in Stantonsburg, Wilson Co., NC, at age 87.3,2 
Burial*He was buried in Maplewood Cem., Wilson Co., NC.3 

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 4 yrs., 2 months
1940Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 14, attending school, and has completed 7th. grade.
Obituary*
Residence* In 2008 Earl lived in Wilson, Wilson Co., NC

Family

Willie Mae Berry b. 17 December 1929, d. 11 June 2010
Marriage*He married Willie Mae Berry circa 1946. 
Children
  • Linda Mae Whisnant
  • Earlene Whisnant+ b. 12 Nov 1949
  • Phyllis Ann Whisnant
  • Rhonda Sue Whisnant
  • Earl Eugene Whisnant Jr.
  • Richard Lee Whisnant

Citations

  1. [S143] Letter, Robert Alexander Whisenant to Raymond C. Whisnant, 1995.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  3. [S428] Obituary.

Willie Mae Berry

ID# 12712, b. 17 December 1929, d. 11 June 2010
Birth*Willie Mae Berry was born on 17 December 1929.1 
Marriage*She married Earl Eugene Whisnant, son of Louis Winfield Whisenant and Ollie Lee Orders, circa 1946. 
Death*Willie Mae Berry died on 11 June 2010 in Wilson, Wilson Co., NC, at age 80.2,1 
Burial*She was buried in Maplewood Cem., Wilson Co., NC
Obituary*

Family

Earl Eugene Whisnant b. 18 January 1926, d. 4 March 2013
Children
  • Linda Mae Whisnant
  • Earlene Whisnant+ b. 12 Nov 1949
  • Phyllis Ann Whisnant
  • Rhonda Sue Whisnant
  • Earl Eugene Whisnant Jr.
  • Richard Lee Whisnant

Citations

  1. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  2. [S428] Obituary.

Vernon Henry Whisenant

ID# 12714, b. 26 July 1926, d. 28 August 2013
Father*Robert John Whisenant Jr. b. 21 Apr 1894, d. 11 May 1938
Mother*Abbey Alton Clay b. 16 Aug 1891, d. 8 Dec 1970
Birth*Vernon Henry Whisenant was born on 26 July 1926 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC.1,2 
Death*He died on 28 August 2013 in Burke Co., NC, at age 87.2 

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Quaker Meadow, Burke Co., NCage 3
1940Quaker Meadow, Burke Co., NCage 13, attending school, completed 5th. grade.
Drexel, Burke Co., NC
Obituary*
Residence* In 2002 Vernon lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family

Laura Ellen Lingerfelt
Child
  • Nina Jean Whisenant

Citations

  1. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  2. [S428] Obituary.

Levi Whisnant Jr.

ID# 12717, b. 9 June 1953, d. 12 March 2014
Levi & Ronda Whisnant
(Obituary Photo)
Father*Levi Whisnant b. 8 Nov 1931, d. 18 Oct 2005
Mother*Martha Jane Powell
Birth*Levi Whisnant Jr. was born on 9 June 1953 in Burke Co., NC.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Ronda Sherry Whisenant, daughter of Charles Julian Whisenant and Ada Nadean Miller
Death*Levi Whisnant Jr. died on 12 March 2014 in Burke Co., NC, at age 60.3,4 
Burial*He was buried in Calvary Assem. Ch. Cem., Burke Co., NC
Obituary*
Residence* In 2009 Levi lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family 1

Vivian Marie Lakey
Children

Family 2

Ronda Sherry Whisenant b. 4 November 1957, d. 12 March 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Unknown compiler, Various County Birth Record Books.
  2. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  3. [S428] Obituary.
  4. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi

Doris Marie Lambe

ID# 12723, b. 20 November 1926, d. 11 September 2009
Birth*Doris Marie Lambe was born on 20 November 1926 in Davidson Co., NC.1,2 
Death*She died on 11 September 2009 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 82.1,2 
Burial*She was buried in Burke Memorial Park Cem., Drexel, Burke Co., NC, 35.738333,-81.632778
Obituary*

Family

Billy Rhyne Whisnant
Children

Citations

  1. [S428] Obituary.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi

Michael Rhyne Whisnant

ID# 12724, b. 3 February 1955, d. 3 November 2005
Father*Billy Rhyne Whisnant
Mother*Doris Marie Lambe b. 20 Nov 1926, d. 11 Sep 2009
Birth*Michael Rhyne Whisnant was born on 3 February 1955 in Burke Co., NC.1,2 
Death*He died on 3 November 2005 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 50.1 
Burial*He was buried in Burke Memorial Park Cem., Drexel, Burke Co., NC, 35.738333,-81.632778
Obituary*
Residence* In 1992 Michael lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family

Ruth Lynne Harvey
Child
  • Brandi Michelle Whisnant

Citations

  1. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  2. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.

Mary Martha Whisenant

ID# 12725, b. 29 September 1912, d. 15 January 2005
Father*John Dickson Whisenant b. 16 Jun 1890, d. 7 Jun 1966
Mother*Martha Ida Baughman b. 30 Jun 1894, d. 1 Jul 1962
Birth*Mary Martha Whisenant was born on 29 September 1912 in Burke Co., NC.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*She married James Taylor Smith
Death*Mary Martha Whisenant died on 15 January 2005 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 92.2,4 
Burial*She was buried in Forest Hill Cem., Morganton, Burke Co., NC, 35.751944,-81.674444

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1920Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 7
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 17, single, living at home
1940Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 27, md. [e.d. 12-14, sheet 11B]
Obituary*
Residence* In 1996 Mary lived in Morganton, Burke Co., NC

Family

James Taylor Smith b. 23 September 1913, d. 3 February 2009
Marriage*She married James Taylor Smith
Children
  • Martha Jane Smith3
  • Linda Lee Smith3

Citations

  1. [S12] Unknown compiler, Various County Birth Record Books.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  3. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  4. [S28] Tombstone.

Ruth Georgia Vines

ID# 12732, b. 10 August 1930, d. 25 March 1995
Birth*Ruth Georgia Vines was born on 10 August 1930 in Caldwell Co., NC.1 
Marriage*She married Rex Whisnant, son of Ervin Theodore Whisnant and Era Ellen Gosnell
Death*Ruth Georgia Vines died on 25 March 1995 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 64; married.1 
Burial*She was buried in St. Mary's Eps. Ch. Cem., Burke Co., NC
Obituary*

Family

Rex Whisnant b. 17 January 1929, d. 30 December 1995
Children
  • Michael Allen Whisnant
  • Audrey Elaine Whisnant

Citations

  1. [S11] Misc. Death Certificate Index.

Loretta Ann Wiseman

ID# 12741, b. 6 April 1939, d. 4 April 1998
Birth*Loretta Ann Wiseman was born on 6 April 1939 in Avery Co., NC
Marriage*She married Joseph Lloyd Whisenant, son of Lloyd Carl Whisenant and Susan Mabel Miller
Death*Loretta Ann Wiseman died on 4 April 1998 in Hickory, Catawba Co., NC, at age 58. 
Burial*She was buried in Burke Memorial Park Cem., Drexel, Burke Co., NC, 35.738333,-81.632778
Obituary* 

Family

Joseph Lloyd Whisenant b. 28 September 1935, d. 22 November 2012
Children
  • Agness Elaine Whisnant
  • Carl Linville Whisnant
  • Barry Alan Whisnant