Letha Winesett

Born 9-Apr-1871 and died 6-Dec-1951
Daughter of Johnson Winesett and Phebe E. Farmer

Married 29-Jan-1892 Joseph Riley Honeycutt
Born 18-May-1870 and Died 22-Nov-1949
Son of Dale Honeycutt and Martha J. Minning

Nothing is known about Letha (Leathy).

Joseph moved from Albermarle, NC, to Woodlawn when about 20 years of age. Joe only had a few years of formal education but he read a lot and was able to meet the requirements as a civil engineer. He worked for the railroads in construction for some thirty years. He then worked for the State Engineering Departments commencing about 1920 and war involved with inspections and supervising bridge construction.

Joe purchased 400 arces of land in the Mt. Zion area and built a house about 1910 which still stands today.

Joe and Letha's children are:
1. William (1893 to 1978) who married Nellie Faddis,
2. Harvey (1894 to 1969) who married Lulu Farmer,
3. James (1897 to 1973) who married Carrie Farmer,
4. Blanche (1902 to 1975) who married Curtis Hawley, and
5. Beulah (1907 to 1987) who married Daniel Jett.

The boys built a hydro-electric facility and suppied electricity to their business and nearby communities in Carroll County. A dam was constructed on Crooked Creek.

A special thanks to the Carroll County Genealogy Club and Carroll County Heritage - Volume I, and its contributors.

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