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Who are they?

1st Generation
John W. Stiles was born about 1817 in NC and died after 1880. He married Delilah who was born about 1818 in NC and also died after 1880. It is reported that John may have been the son of William who was the brother of John Stiles the Revolutionary War soldier. It is also possible that he was the son of William who was the son of the same John Stiles. John W. first appears on the census in Haywood Co. NC in 1840. In 1850 he is in Cherokee Co. NC, in 1860 he was living in Union Co. GA, and by 1870 he was back in Cherokee Co. NC where he remained in 1880. It is believed that he had an older brother named William who lived near him in NC. The 1880 census states that John's father was born in VA. It seems John W. died between 1880 and 1900.
2nd Generation
Mary E. Stiles was born about 1836.

William F. Stiles was born about 1839. He appears on a muster roll for Company B, 23rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry Volunteers, Army of Tennessee. His service record states that he enlisted August 31, 1861, captured at Chancellorsville, VA, May 3, 1863, paroled at City Point, VA, May 23, 1863, wounded in 1864, admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond VA, wounded in left thigh, July 18, 1864, furloughed for 30 days July 28, later record.

Sarah M. Stiles was born about 1841.

John R. Stiles was born about 1843. He appears on a muster roll for Company B, 23rd Regiment, Georgia infantry Volunteers, Army of Tennessee C.S.A. His service record states that he enlisted as a private on August 31, 1861, wounded at Ocean Pond Florida February 20, 1860, absent, wounded, April 30, 1864,... no later record.

Arilla M. Stiles was born about 1844. Arilla appears on the 1850 census listed as female, and is listed as a male named Riley on the 1860 census. Research is ongoing.

Elisha Stiles was born about 1847.

Alfred Corn Stiles was born in March of 1850 in Cherokee Co., NC and died after 1910. He married Mary M. Pack who was born in February of 1854 and died after 1910. Alfred was a farmer. He was in Cherokee Co. NC in 1850, in Union Co. GA in 1860, and back in Cherokee Co. NC in 1870. In 1880 he was in Monroe Co. TN, in 1900 he was back in Union Co. GA, and in 1910 he is living in Cherokee Co. GA. He died between 1910 and 1920, probably in GA. It is believed that he may have been named after Alfred Corn, who was a popular teacher and minister in Cherokee Co. NC during that time. Children

Susan Stiles was born about 1851. Susan is listed as Rachel on the 1860 census and Susaner on the 1870 census. She was married under the name of Susan. She married Lawson Stamey on May 17, 1874 in Cherokee Co., NC.

Delilah C. Stiles was born about 1855.

Loretta P. Stiles was born about 1857.

Nancy Stiles was born about 1860.

3rd Generation
Children of Alfred Corn Stiles and Mary M. Pack

William Stiles was born about 1872.

Elisha Stiles was born about 1875. In 1900 Elisha was living in the community of Ivy Log, Union Co. GA. In 1910 he was in Cherokee Co. GA. and 1920 found him in Ringgold, Catoosa Co. GA. He seems to have always stayed close to his parents. The census records show no children for Elisha and Margaret. There are many different versions of Margaret's name in the records. She may also have been called Margarite. Her age is not consistent in the records either. The 1900 census has her birth year as 1860. It is reported that she was the mother of Elizabeth Patton who married Isaac Stiles.

Sarah E. Stiles was born about 1876.

James Washington Stiles James Washington Stiles was born about 1877 in TN and died February 24, 1929 in Hamilton Co., TN. He married Sarah "Sally" Ann Stratton on August 3, 1897 in Monroe Co. TN. She was born February 29, 1876 in TN and died after March, 1921. OBITUARY (Courtesy of Patty Brock) Children James and Sally
James and Sally
ISAAC B. STILES was born June 11, 1880, and died June 25, 1945 in Dalton, Whitfield Co. GA. He married ELIZABETH B. PATTON. Isaac is living in Ringgold, Catoosa Co. GA in 1920, very near his mother Mary, and his brother Elisha. His occupation is given as laborer. Later in life he became a carpenter. Ike's obituary reads: Isaac B.Stiles born June 11, 1880 and died June 25, 1945. He was 66 yrs old. He is buried West Hill Cemetery, Dalton with his wife, Bettie B. born April 12, 1882 and died Jan. 9, 1951. Survived by 2 sons, Lee and James and daughter, Mrs. Claude Posten. Children

4th Generation
Children of James Stiles and Sally Stratton

Thelma Kansas Stiles was born August 4, 1898 in Tellico Plains, Monroe Co., TN and died February 13, 1944 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN. She married [1] Ancil Allen Lawrence who was born April 17, 1893 in TN and died April 8, 1981 in Rossville, Walker Co., GA. She married [2] Herbert G. Davis. Thelma's death certificate # 3034 states that she died from a cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertension. Her address at the time was 2712 Long St. Chattanooga TN. The certificate has her birth year as 1899. She was buried in Chattanooga Memorial Park on Feburary 17, 1944. OBITUARY

Thelma Kansas Stiles
Worth Stiles Worth Lee Stiles was born about 1901. OBITUARY
Joel A. Stiles was born about 1903 in Tellico Plains, Monroe Co., TN. He died in Atlanta GA. He married Geneva. Joel Stiles
Dooley Family
William, Martell and Rella
Mary Rella Stiles was born November 13, 1905 in Tellico Plains, Monroe Co., TN and died June 24, 1994 in Ft. Oglethorpe, Walker Co., GA. She married about 1924 [1] William G. Dooley. They had one child, Martel Dooley who was born August 2, 1928. She married about 1940 [2] Virgil Wilson. Mary is buried in Lakewood Memory Gardens, Rossville GA. One source says that she also married Ansel Lawrence, her sister's husband and that the marriage was annulled. It does not state whether this occurred before or after his marriage to Thelma. OBITUARY Virgil Wilson
Virgil Wilson
Lyda Stiles Lyda Margaret Stiles was born May 7, 1907 in TN and died April 26, 1985 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN. She married [1] T. D. Ingram. They had three children, Frank, Lester and Boyd Ingram. She married [2] Gordon Joyner. They had two children, Bobbie and Barbara Joyner.
Nettie A. Stiles was born before 1910. She died about aged 2 from polk berry poisoning. Nettie Ann Stiles
Burley Stiles John Burley Stiles was born about 1911 in Tellico Plains, Monroe Co., TN. He died at age 21 of pneumonia.
Aretta May Stiles was born December 12, 1913. She married Grover C. Hall. She was killed in a traffic accident in 1950. OBITUARY
Leroy Percy Stiles was born September 9, 1914 in Tellico Plains, Monroe Co., TN and died September 28, 1996 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH. He married Miona. Leroy was commonly called Percy. His name may have been Percy Leroy Stiles. His death certificate is file # 077985. It states that he was a veteran of the Armed Forces and that he was a welder in a machine shop by trade. The cause of death was cardiorespiratory arrest. He was buried in Mt. Moriah cemetery in Anderson OH. His address at time of death was 4720 Ridge Rd. Cincinnati OH. 1920 census has name as Persey L. - Chris Dooley has his place of birth as Allatoona, Bartow Co., GA. Child Percy Stiles
James Woodrow Stiles was born about 1916 in Loudon, Loudon Co., TN. He died at age 4 of meningitis.
Ruby and William Cummings Ruby Armenda Stiles was born March 3, 1921 in Rome, Floyd Co., GA and died May 6, 1997 in Ft. Oglethorpe, Walker Co., GA. She married William E. Cummings. OBITUARY
Children of Isaac B. Stiles and Elizabeth B. Patton

GORDON STILES was killed in a hunting accident when he was only 18 years old.

LEE STILES, b. May 15, 1903; d. January 1982, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co. TN.

NOLA STILES, b. April 28, 1908; d. January 6, 1996, Dalton, Whitfield Co. GA; m. CLAUDE POSTEN.

JAMES H. STILES, b. November 11, 1909; d. January 2, 1971, Dalton, Whitfield Co. GA. He is buried in West Hill Cemetery, Dalton GA. His tombstone has his year of birth as 1909. SSDI says it was 1904.

5th Generation
Child or Leroy Percy Stiles and Miona

David Stiles.

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