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Helton Family

First and Second Generations

Peter Helton was born in 1686 and married Hannah Hawkins in 1717, daugher of James and Mary Hawkins. Peter died in 1757 in Orange County, NC. Their children are:

Peter Helton II (1720-1802, Orange County, NC) m. Susannah
James Helton (1726-1796, Guilford County, NC) m. Mary
Abraham Helton m. Mary
8 unnamed daughters

Third Generation

Children of Peter Helton II and Susannah
Peter Helton III (1748-1853) m. Lavinia
Abraham Helton (1760-1819, Bedford, TN) m. Mary
Unknown Helton (female)
Rachel Helton m. Alexander McCray in Orange Co, NC, 1796
William Helton
James Helton m. Mrs. Hannah Early

Fourth Generation

Children of Abraham Helton and Mary
Jesse Helton (1783, NC-1860) m. Elizabeth Helton
Abraham Helton (c1784-1840) m. Rebecca Vestal (?-1784),
d/o James Vestal who died in 1793)
John Helton m. Elizabeth Wilson (Kisiah?)
James Helton (1790-?) m. Sarah Tennison (1795-?)
Peter Helton (1791-1848) m. Sarah Elizabeth Courtney
William Helton (1795-1820) m. Nancy

Fifth Generation:

Children of Peter Helton and Sarah Elizabeth Courtney
Mary D. Helton (1813-1890) m. Augustus Iron
William Henry Helton (1815-1864) m. Sarah/Nancy Jane Yearwood Shipp (1818-?),
d/o L. D. Shipp
Abraham N. Helton (1818-bef. 1900) m. Rebecca L. Williams (1820-?)
James Helton (1819-?) m. Hannah Tennison (1795-?),
2) Susan Ann Johnson
Josuha D. Helton (1820-?) m. Nancy Williams
Nancy Jane Helton (1821-?) m. Abraham Brandon
Susannah Helton (1823-1903) m. James E. Daniels
Arenia Helton (1827-?) m. James H. Whitmore
Peter Anderson Helton (1830-?) m. Mary Mariah Arnett
Elizabeth Helton (1826-?) m. Willis Sanford

Sixth Generation:

Children of William Henry Helton and Sarah Yearwood Shipp
Martha Helton (1840-1919)
Sarah Elizabeth Helton (1842-?)
Eliza Belefied Helton (1844-1913)
Andrew Peter Helton (1845-1910) m. 1) Nancy Liza Jamison, (1847-?)
d/o Thomas Allen Jamison and Caroline Fulk, 2) Margaret Burnett
Margaret J. Helton (1847-?)
Mary E. Helton (1848-1932)


Children of Josuha D. Helton and Nancy Williams
Alexander P. Helton
Newton J. Helton
Sarah Helton
Jane Helton
Nancy Helton
Tennie Helton
Robert Helton
Henry "Allen" Helton
John Helton (1847-1915)
Joseph Marion Helton (1856-1923) m. 1) Tennessee "Tennie" Billingsley (1860-bef. 1900), 2) Ella Nipper (after 1900)


Children of Abraham Helton and Rebecca Williams
Sarah Elizabeth Helton (1841)
William N. Helton (1843)
Samuel Helton (1845)
John Helton (1847-1915)
Sophronia Helton (1849)
Thomas Helton (1851)
James H. Helton (1852-1853)
Joshua Burton Helton (b. 1855)
George B. Helton (1856-1857)
Mary Caroline Helton (1858-1918)
James B. Helton (1860)
Benjamin Helton (1862)
Joseph Helton (1866)

Phyllis Phillips is looking for information on William N. Helton (born 1843), especially marriage data. Phyllis's e-mail address is:

Seventh Generation:

Children of Joseph Marion Helton and Tennessee "Tennie" Billingsley
Alfred Helton
Florence Helton (1880)
Emma Helton (ca.1885-1910) m. James Edmond Helton
Pearl Helton (ca. 1885-1962)
Anderson Helton (1886-1954, OK)
William "Willie" Helton (1888)
Joseph David Helton (1893)
John Alvin Helton (1896) m. Maggie Like(s),
d/o Nancy Carolina Helton and George Like(s)
Tom Helton (1898) m. Eva

Do you know of these Heltons?

Andrew Hilton was born in 1757, Charles County MD and was living there at the time of his enlistment in the Rev. War. After the war, he moved and lived in Rowan Co NC for 17 years. He then moved to Warren County, KY, then to Washington Co, KY and later to Monroe County, IL where he applied for his pension in 1833.

Abraham Helton (1784-1840) m. in 1801 in Surry CO NC, Rebecca Vestal (?-1784), d/o of James Vestal who d. in 1793.

Sarah (?) Tennisson (c1794-?) m. James Helton (Resided in Rutherford Co, TN)

Nancy Jane Helton (b. 1821) m. Abraham Brandon

One of our previous unknowns was Andrew J. Sheets (1844-1872) m. Mary E. Helton (married in 1865). Mary Eliza was the daughter of Lemuel G. Hilton and Pauline Tucker of Davie County NC.

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