Luther Deese (1854 - 1939)

public profile

1

Matches

0 1 0
Adds more complete burial place.

View Luther Deese's complete profile:

  • See if you are related to Luther Deese
  • Request to view Luther Deese's family tree

Share

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
Last Updated:

About Luther Deese

Find a Grave

Birth: Feb., 1854 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Nov. 23, 1939 Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Luther was the eldest son of Silas and Julia Lowry Deese. His first marriage was to Mary Brayboy. He married Fannie about 1880 according to the 1900 Federal Census.

The following was taken from the Nov. 27, 1939 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

LARGE CROWD ATTENDS RITES FOR LUTHER DEES, INDIAN

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Harpers Ferry church for Luther Dees, Indian, about 65 to 70 years of age. Rev. T. M. Sweatt conducted the final rites, attended by a large crowd. Dees died Thursday following several weeks illness.

He is survived by his wife and several children. Pallbearers were Tommie Cummings, Lonnie Owens, William V. Hunt, Leslie Jacobs, Clifton Hunt, Carson Locklear. Flowerbearers: Armenda Brooks, Julie Mae Jacobs, Odessa Lowry, Lorine Hunt, Cletia Oxendine, Mercell Locklear, Earlene Lowry, Dovie Cummings, Ina Locklear.

  • **NOTE: His birth date was taken from the 1870 and 1900 Federal Censuses. His death date and burial information were taken from his NC death certificate.

Family links:

Parents:
  • Silas Deese (1823 - 1889)
  • Julia Deese (1832 - 1898)
Children:
  • Julia Mae Deese (1880 - 1931)*

Burial: Harpers Ferry Church Cemetery Robeson County North Carolina, USA

view all

Luther Deese's Timeline

1854
February, 1854
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1880
1880
Age 25
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1880
Age 25
1939
November 23, 1939
Age 85
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
????
????
Robeson, North Carolina, USA