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John Hood
Born 1775? Pittsylvania Co. VA
Died 1846 Burke Co. NC
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Isabella Kincaid

m. 1800?
Lincoln Co. NC
b. 1770?
Tryon Co. NC
d. 1855?
John Kincaid

b. Dec 31, 1801
NC
d. Feb 22, 1878
Raleigh, Rush Co. IN
Archibald

b. Apr 4, 1803

d. Apr 1, 1877
Robert (twin?)

b. 1803


James

b. Oct 9, 1804

d. Oct 9, 1894
Catherine

b. Oct 15, 1807
Burke Co. NC
d. Sep 28, 1902
Little Mulberry, Caldwell Co. NC
David

b. Mar 27, 1810
Caldwell Co. NC
d. May 20, 1892
Andrew Washington

b. Sep 17, 1811
Caldwell Co. NC
d. Jul 9, 1907
Glidden, Carroll Co. IA
John was a farmer. He bought 66 1/2 acres from Thomas Day on Aug 31, 1802, on White's Mill Creek in Chesterfield (which was originally named Hoodville), Lower Creek Twp, Burke Co. NC. See History of Chesterfield.
Photo of Tombstone of son Archibald Hood, who is buried with his wife Barbara in Littlejohn United Methodist Church Cemetery in Caldwell Co. NC.
Son John married Mahala Hood (1804-1877), daughter of Richard Hood (1767-1860), of Warrior Creek in Wilkes Co. NC in 1826.
Son Robert married in 1830 and had a son Alexander Hood who in 1856 married Mary Holloway, daughter of George Holloway, son of George Holloway (1766-1851).
Son James married Eudocia Bristol in 1834 and son David married Emeline Elizabeth Bristol in 1837, both daughters of Benedict Bristol. David later moved to Burke Co., buying part of Benedict's old farm on Bristol's Creek.
A daughter of son James, Clara Hood (1852-1927) married widower George Washington Holloway (1838-1918) the son of Robert Holloway. Clara is buried in Bellview Cemetery in Lenoir, Caldwell Co. NC.
Photo of Tombstone of son David Hood, who is buried in Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, NC.
Youngest son Andrew Washington Hood sold the Hood property prior to 1860 and moved west to Indiana and then Iowa. He married Nancy Caroline Tuttle (1822-1910), daughter of Andrew Hull Tuttle and Elizabeth McCall, daughter of Robert McCall.
By 1870, sons James and David Hood had founded Hood's Chapel and daughter Catherine Holloway's family attended services there, not far from the their previous church, Mt. Olivet.
Sources:
Elmore, Nell James, "Chesterfield", The Heritage of Burke County 1981, The Burke County Historical Society, Morganton, NC, 1981.
McGimsey, Margaret E., "John Hood", entry no. 355, The Heritage of Burke County 1981, The Burke County Historical Society, Morganton, NC, 1981.
Tombstone of David Hood, Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery, Chesterfield, Burke Co. NC.
Tombstones, Littlejohn Methodist Church Cemetery, Caldwell Co., NC.
WPA pre-1914 graves index, NC Archives.