Richard Emmett Cheek
& Cora A. Edwards

Richard Emmett Cheek, son of Richard "Dixie" CHEEK & Martha "Patsy" JENNINGS, was born Sept. 1876, in Alleghany Co., NC, and died after 1930 in Oxford, Chester Co., PA. He married his 2nd cousin, Cora A. Edwards, daughter of John EDWARDS & Millie MCGRADY, Sept. 13, 1897, in Alleghany Co., NC. She was born Jan. 1880 in Alleghany Co., NC, and died aft. 1930.

Children of Richard Emmett Cheek & Cora A. Edwards:

  1. Hallie Cheek (f.), b. Sept. 1898, Alleghany Co., NC.
  2. Harley Cheek (m.), b. May 1900, Alleghany Co., NC.
  3. Rex Cheek, b. May 5, 1901, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Nov. 25, 1995, Harford Co., MD.
  4. Letha Cheek (f), b. abt. 1904, Alleghany Co., NC.
  5. Verlie Cheek (f), b. abt. 1906, Alleghany Co., NC.
  6. Willard Cheek, b. June 23, 1908, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Jan. 24, 2001, Chester Co., PA.
  7. Chalsie Bayne Cheek, b. Feb. 13, 1911, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Feb. 1977, Chester Co., PA.
  8. Infant Cheek, b. and d. Nov. 7, 1912, Alleghany Co., NC; bur. Pleasant Home Union Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.

Notes

Sept. 13, 1897.  R. Emmett CHEEK, age 22, son of Richard CHEEK & Martha (Patsy) JENNINGS, m. Cora EDWARDS, age 18, daughter of John EDWARDS & Millie MCGRADY. (G.H. Latham, Alleghany County Marriages (Heritage Books, 1996).)

1900 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Glade Creek Twp., p.134 (HH#97):
RICHARD E. CHEEK, Sept. 1876, age 23, m. 2 yrs, NC NC NC
-- Cora A., wife, Jan. 1881, age 19, m. 2 yrs, 2 children born, 2 living, NC NC NC
-- Hallah M., dau, Sept. 1898, age 1, NC NC NC
-- Harlie D., son, May 1900, NC NC NC
1910 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Glade Creek Twp., p.2 (HH#32):
RICHARD E. CHEEK, 32, m. 12 yrs, NC NC NC, farmer
-- Cora, wife, 30, m. 12 yrs, 6 children/6 living, NC NC NC
-- Hallie, dau, 12, " " "
-- Rex, son, 8, " " "
-- Litha[?], dau, 6, " " "
-- Verlie, dau, 4, " " "
-- Willard, son, 3, " " "
1920 Census, Harford Co., MD, Abingdon Twp., ED#85, p.14 (HH#298):
RICHARD CHEEK, 45, NC NC NC, farmer - general farm
-- Cora, wife, 38, NC NC NC
-- Harlie, son, 19, " " "
-- Rex, son, 18, " " "
-- Letha, dau, 15, " " "
-- Verlie, dau, 13, " " "
-- Willard, son, 11, " " "
-- Bane, son, 9, " " "
1930 Census, Chester Co., PA, Lower Oxford Twp., p.5 (HH#1):
RICHARD CHEEK, 53, m. at age 22, NC NC NC, occupation: carpenter for contractor
-- Cora, wife, 49, m. at age 17, " " "
-- Letha, dau, 25, " " ", laundress
-- Verlie, dau, 23, " " ", laundress
-- Willard, son, 21, " " ", driver for laundry
-- Bane C., son, 18, " " ", carpenter for contractor
EDWARDS, Thelma B., granddau, PA PA NC

Deed Abstracts

Mar. 15, 1899. Richard CHEEK & wife Martha to R.E. CHEEK, 60 acres adj. Allen MOXLEY, Meredith CHEEK, Fanny RECTOR, Mrs. Mary BURNS, & Richard CHEEK, for $400. Signed: Richard CHEEK, Martha (X) CHEEK. Proved Apr. 1, 1899. Reg. May 15, 1899. (Alleghany Co., NC, DB 13:43.)

Dec. 8, 1911. Richard CHEEK & wife Martha, R.L. CHEEK & wife Mallie, R.E. CHEEK & wife Cora, to A.M. EDWARDS, 59 acres adj. R.M. EDWARDS, a road, R.L. CHEEK, MOXLEY, H.C. NICHOLS, Mrs. BURRUS, for $1,749.25. Signed by the grantors. Proved Jan. 6, 1912. Reg. Mar. 12, 1912. (Alleghany Co., NC, DB 26:283.)

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