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Updated September 5, 2000

William Eugene(Gene) Childers
3913 Yorkford Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28269-8950
United States
704 596-4288
Fax: 704 824-4434

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My grandfather was Emerson Eli Alexander Childers, b. Mar 9, 1871 in Alexander County, NC. His father was James Harvey Childers, b Nov 18, 1841 in Alexander County, NC. James' father was Peter Ambrose Childers, b. Mar 22, 1818 in Alexander County, NC. Peter's father was James W. Childers, b. 1776 in SC.
Emerson Eli had 7 children: Robert Eldridge(El) b. Jul 18, 1889
Nancy Elizabeth b. Feb 20, 1893
(My father)-->Walter Augusta b. Jul 15, 1895
Minnie J. b Oct 26, 1897
Harry Lee b. Mar 6, 1900
(Infant) b. Oct 28 1903
Annie Clyde Oct 28, 1903

I am also researching the Henry Jones family from Walton County, GA, the Semones family from the Hillsville, VA area, the Davenport family from the Rockford, NC area, the Tucker family from the Winston Salem, NC area, and the Pitts family also from the Winston Salem, NC area.

I presently have approximately 7,200 names linked in my data base and will be glad to trade info with interested parties. Relatives and friends of any of the above families are welcome to contact me.

My father nicknamed "Gus" married Alma Elizabeth Jones b. Nov 25, 1896 in Walton County, GA. This marriage produced 13 children. Those children are:
Walter Clarence, James Dorsey, Ralph Alexnder, Lillie Christine, Billy Bartow, Herman Brown, Euel Ray, Junior Roe, Bobby, Alma Lou(died at 6 mos.), Barbara Jean, (Infant), William Eugene(Gene)

During the children's younger years the Gus Childers family lived in northern Mecklenburg county, NC in the Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson area.

I am married to the former Helen Louise Davenport from Mt Airy, NC. We have 3 children:
Bryan Scott Childers, b. June 21, 197 (lives in Gafney, SC)
Robin Diane Childers Rathmann, b. Nov 2, 1969 (lives in Greenville, SC.)
John Edward Bryant, b. Nov 2, 1969 (lives in Orlando, Fl)

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