Elizabeth G. McCall
Born 1802/6 Franklin Co VA
Died 1863 NC

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Benedict Bristol

m. Feb 10, 1827
b. Aug 24, 1781
Cheshire CT
d. Apr 16, 1868
Morganton NC

b. 1828?
Orah (Orrie)

b. 1828
d. Nov 16, 1829
John McCall

b. 1830
d. Nov 19, 1867
Donna Maria

b. Apr 8, 1833
d. Oct 25, 1925
Morganton NC
Robert Benedict

b. Nov 3, 1834
d. Mar 16, 1923
William H.

b. Dec 3, 1836
Burke Co. NC
d. Jan 5, 1939
Austin TX
Victoria Ann

b. Feb 25, 1839
near Morganton NC
d. July 19, 1919
Susan Loduska

b. 1840
d. TX?
Elam Birdsey

b. 1843
Killed Dec 15, 1862
Battle of Whitehall NC
Emma L.

b. 1844
Lambert Augustus

b. Jan 31, 1846
Burke Co. NC
d. Jul 3, 1929
Louisa Henrietta

b. Nov 21, 1849

d. Jan 5, 1943
Morganton NC
Laura A.

b. Apr 25, 1852
d. Nov 23, 1935
Elizabeth's aunt Jane (Jennie) McCall was Benedict Bristol's first wife.
Elizabeth and Benedict had four sons in the CSA: John, William (a Captain), Elam (killed at Whitehall), and Lambert, who ran away from home to join the Confederacy at age 14. Lambert was elected Captain at the age of sixteen, the youngest in the Confederacy. Lambert fought at Gettysburg for the famous Bethel regiment as a captain at the age of 17 years and 5 months. He died exactly sixty-six years after the final day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Son John McCall Bristol married Ann Elvira Johnson on Apr 30 1863 after he was discharged Mar 22, 1863 from the Confederate arny due to lung disease. Her youngest brother, Stanhope Augustus Johnson, became the second husband of the widowed Victoria Ann, John's younger sister, in 1868.
Son William H. ("Billy") married Jemima Elvira Johnson, 1840-1908, who is buried at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Collin Co. TX, an old cemetery in North Texas where many Civil War veterans are buried. Photo of grave marker.
Son William H. ("Billy") moved to Texas and lived to be 102 years old. At the age of 95, Billy visited his nephew in Rutherford College NC, and his great nephew, John Leith Holloway, in Asheville NC. He so impressed John Leith Holloway, Jr., only five when he met his great, great uncle, that he wrote an 8th Grade Paper about him for a class in 1942.
Daughter Emma L. Bristol married Robert Sudderth, a son of Martha Eveline Kincaid, eldest child of William Winfield Kincaid.
Bristol-Kincaid Cemetery, near Morganton, Burke Co. NC.
Bristol, Warren Edwin, comp., Bristol Genealogy, The Bristol Family Association, Inc., 1967.
Holloway, George N., "Benedict Bristol", in The Heritage of Burke County 1981, The Burke County Historical Society, Morganton, NC, 1981, no. 123.
Holloway, John Leith Jr., "The Most Unforgettable Character I've Met", Woodrow Wilson High School, 8th Grade Paper, Washington DC, Feb 26, 1942.
Phifer, Edward William Jr., BURKE: The History of a North Carolina County 1777-1926, Morganton, NC, 1977, pp. 209-210.