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Greenberry Arledge

Also Known As: "Green Berry /Arledge/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Green River Cove, Rutherford Co, NC; living w/brother Isaac in 1840; where in 1850? HOH 1860 Polk Co NC Tryon Twp; HOH 1880 White Oak, Polk Co, NC
Death: Died in Bur. Silver Creek Baptist Church, Polk Co, NC; Estate Papers on file in Henderson Co, NC (Wm Justice, Admin, 1888)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Arledge and Harriett Arledge
Husband of Sarah Holbert and Rebecca E. Waldrop
Father of John Pinckney Arledge; Isaac "Berry" Arledge; Grayson Arledge; Sarah Ann "Sallie" Justice and Mary Ellen Arledge
Brother of Levi Arledge; John Arledge; Clement Arledge; Mary Ann Hill; Angelina Arledge and 3 others

Managed by: Pam Wilson
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About Greenberry Arledge

Greenberry (also known as G.B. or Berry) Arledge was a justice of the peace who was instrumental in the formation of Polk County, NC in 1855. He also served on the school board and was one of the first deacons of Silver Creek Baptist Church.

From the research files of Pam Wilson <wilsonpam@mindspring.com>:

1840 census, Rutherford Co:

(p. 35)

Ben Holbird 0221001//2012001

Ben Edwards

ISAAC ARLEDGE 00002/0000 (Isaac and Greenberry?)

Joshua Camp

Rebecca Young

LEVY ARLEDGE 00001//0001 (Levi 20-30, Cynthia 15-20)

Greenberry Bandy 11001//0001 (next door)

(p 49)

Anson Nelson

Jonathan ARLEDGE 0021001 // 1111101 plus 1 male slave 36-55

Ann Thompson

(p 65) Coleman Bradley

Amos ARLEDGE 0000000001 (age 70-80, alone)

Henry Utley

Greenberry Arledge was one of first four deacons of Silver Creek Baptist Church, Mill Spring, NC, when it was organized on 15 April 1840, along with Jim Jackson, Mart Hamilton, and Samuel McMurray. [Source: "The Story of Silver Creek Baptist Church, 1840-1972," pamphlet prepared for Dedication Service of new church building completed 24 August 1972 and dedicated 8 October 1972]

State NC Polk County. Rec'd of Benjamin HOBERT in Consideration for a negro boy named Harry aged about one year old one hundred and fifty dollars with I inwarrant and defend from all rights titles and claims forever I in warrant to be a slave for life Also sound so far as I now thi 11th of May 1848 ISAAC ALDRGE. Attest G.B. ARLERGE. State of NC Court of Plea & Quarter, Henderson County, March term 1851 the within bill of sale was duly proven in open court by the oath of G. B. ARLERDGE a subscribing witness thereunto. Recorded and ordered to be registered Witness. R. W. Allen CC Registeres 1 April 1851.

Was appointed as Justice of the Peace upon formation of Polk County in March, 1855. Greenberry was instrumental in the formation of Polk County from Rutherford County. He served as a justice of the peace and on the school board when the new county was created.

1860 census, Polk County (newly formed from Rutherford): lists JOHN ARLEDGE (30), CLEM (35), G.B. (33), LEVI (47) and JONATHAN ( with slave schedule)

1860 census lists G B 33, Rebecca 30, Grason 11, Isaac 9, John 8, Sarah 5 and Elin 3.

1870 census, Polk Co, NC lists GREEN B. ARLEDGE (53)

A executor of his father's estate, involved in extended lawsuit with the Littleton Pittillo estate. See http://www.geocities.com/heartland/prairie/8208/Pittillo.html for legal records. Interestingly, he was called G.B. Arledge in all the Polk County records and Berry Arledge in the Henderson County records.


1860 census, Polk County (newly formed from Rutherford): lists JOHN ARLEDGE (30), CLEM (35), G.B. (33), LEVI (47) and JONATHAN ( with slave schedule)

1860 census lists G B 33, Rebecca 30, Grason 11, lsaac 9, John 8, Sarah 5 and E!in 3.

1870 census, Polk Co, NC

More About Greenberry Arledge: Burial: . Silver Creek Baptist Church, Polk Co.,NC.

More About Greenberry Arledge and Sarah Holbert: Marriage: 23 March 1847, Rutherford/Polk Co., NC---J.M. Halbert, None

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Greenberry Arledge's Timeline

1816
December 18, 1816
Green River Cove, Rutherford Co, NC; living w/brother Isaac in 1840; where in 1850? HOH 1860 Polk Co NC Tryon Twp; HOH 1880 White Oak, Polk Co, NC
1848
August 9, 1848
Age 31
HOH 1880 (ages 31, 24, no children), 1900 Polk (White Oak); 1920 Polk Co NC census White Oak twp; 1930 age 82 living with dau Sallie Walker's family
1851
1851
Age 34
[or 29 Dec 1849: IGI gives both] Rutherford Co, NC
1852
June 19, 1852
Age 35
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
1855
December 2, 1855
Age 38
Polk, North Carolina, United States
1857
January 30, 1857
Age 40
Green River Cove, Polk Co, NC
1887
April 28, 1887
Age 70
Bur. Silver Creek Baptist Church, Polk Co, NC; Estate Papers on file in Henderson Co, NC (Wm Justice, Admin, 1888)