Benjaman Frank Jones

M, b. 18 February 1878, d. 1969
     Benjaman Frank Jones was born on 18 February 1878 in Isle of Wright County, Virginia. He married Sarah Edmonia Bagwell, daughter of George Hamilton Bagwell and Rose Dix Twyford, on 2 March 1902 at Isle of Wright County, Virginia. Benjaman Frank Jones died in 1969 in Craddockville, Accomack County, Virginia.

George McDonald Bagwell

M, b. 6 June 1880, d. 9 December 1884
     George McDonald Bagwell was born on 6 June 1880. He was the son of George Hamilton Bagwell and Rose Dix Twyford. George McDonald Bagwell died on 9 December 1884 at age 4.

Faith Anderson Bagwell

F, b. 25 February 1884
     Faith Anderson Bagwell was born on 25 February 1884 in Virginia. She was the daughter of George Hamilton Bagwell and Rose Dix Twyford.

Elizabeth M. Bagwell

F, b. 12 March 1834, d. 2 July 1922
     Elizabeth M. Bagwell was born on 12 March 1834 in Accomack County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise. As of 12 December 1855,her married name was Leathebury. Elizabeth M. Bagwell married Edward R. Leathebury on 12 December 1855. Elizabeth M. Bagwell died on 2 July 1922 in Accomack County, Virginia, at age 88.

Edward R. Leathebury

M, b. 29 January 1825, d. 1 March 1913
     Edward R. Leathebury was born on 29 January 1825 in Northampton, Accomack County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth M. Bagwell, daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise, on 12 December 1855. Edward R. Leathebury died on 1 March 1913 in Onancock, Accomack County, Virginia, at age 88.

Sarah Wise Bagwell

F, b. 1830, d. 1899
     Sarah Wise Bagwell was born in 1830 in Accomack County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise. As of after 1848,her married name was Joynes. Sarah Wise Bagwell married Thomas Robinson Joynes Jr. after 1848. Sarah Wise Bagwell died in 1899. She was buried at Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annnapolis, Ann Arundel County, Maryland.

Thomas Poulson Bagwell

M, b. 15 April 1843, d. 1892
     Thomas Poulson Bagwell was born on 15 April 1843 in Accomack County, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise. Thomas Poulson Bagwell died in 1892. He was buried at Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annnapolis, Ann Arundel County, Maryland.

Margaret Susan Bagwell

F, b. January 1845, d. May 1932
     Margaret Susan Bagwell was born in January 1845 in Accomack County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise. As of 1876,her married name was Gordon. Margaret Susan Bagwell married Reverend William Baker Gordon Sr. in 1876. Margaret Susan Bagwell died in May 1932 at age 87. She was buried at Quaker Cemetery, Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina.

Anna Douglas Bagwell

F, b. 22 September 1847, d. 20 February 1921
     Anna Douglas Bagwell was born on 22 September 1847 in Accomack County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise. As of 18 November 1869,her married name was Handy. Anna Douglas Bagwell married Doctor Dennis Claude Handy on 18 November 1869 at Accomack County, Virginia. Anna Douglas Bagwell died on 20 February 1921 in Annapolis, Maryland, at age 73. She was buried at Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annnapolis, Ann Arundel County, Maryland.

Doctor Dennis Claude Handy

M, b. 10 April 1840, d. 5 May 1889
     Doctor Dennis Claude Handy was born on 10 April 1840 in Snow Hill, Worchester County, Maryland. He married Anna Douglas Bagwell, daughter of Thomas Poulson Bagwell and Sarah Hamilton Wise, on 18 November 1869 at Accomack County, Virginia. Doctor Dennis Claude Handy died on 5 May 1889 in Accomack County, Virginia, at age 49. He was buried at Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annnapolis, Ann Arundel County, Maryland.

Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell

M, b. 10 July 1917, d. 3 January 2005
     Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell was born on 10 July 1917 in Henderson County, North Carolina. He was the son of John Littleton Bagwell and Ellen L. Garren. He served as a Staff Sergent in the US Army during World War II. Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell married Nell Robinson circa 1950. Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell died on 3 January 2005 in Buncombe County, North Carolina, at age 87 Mahlon H. "Cotton" Bagwell, 87, of 6 Oakwood Drive, Weaverville, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2005.

He was born July 10, 1917, in Henderson County and was a resident of Buncombe County since 1957. He was next to the last child of 12 children born to the late John Bagwell and Ellen Garren Bagwell. He attended Western Carolina University and Wofford College. He played baseball at Spartanburg-Methodist College and Wofford College. He enjoyed his professional baseball career with the Raleigh Capitals, the Richmond Colts and Mooresville. After returning from World War II, he returned to pro ball for a brief time, including mill ball with the Berkley Spinners, before his teaching/coaching career. He was a retired school teacher and coach at Erwin High School and coached many youth teams throughout the years. As a tribute to him, the baseball field at Erwin bears his name.

Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Nell Robinson Bagwell; sons, Kelly Bagwell and his wife, Stephanie, of Canton and Ken Bagwell and his wife, Libby, of Weaverville; a brother, Wood Bagwell of Asheville; and grandchildren, Josh, Drew, Bethany, Deanna and Veronica.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Woodland Hills Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Billy Cline officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park, Weaverville, with full military graveside rites conducted by Mars Hill VFW Post No. 5483.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Avenue, Weaverville, where the body will remain until placed in the church one hour prior to the services.
He was buried at West Memorial Park, Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Children of Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell and Nell Robinson

Nell Robinson

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     Nell Robinson married Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell, son of John Littleton Bagwell and Ellen L. Garren, circa 1950.

Kelly Bagwell

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     Kelly Bagwell is the son of Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell and Nell Robinson.

Ken Bagwell

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     Ken Bagwell is the son of Mahlon Harry "Cotton" Bagwell Bagwell and Nell Robinson.

Mary Louise Baldwin

F, b. 7 March 1908, d. 18 August 1997
     Mary Louise Baldwin was born on 7 March 1908 in Henderson County, North Carolina. As of 18 December 1934,her married name was Bagwell. She married John Kern Bagwell, son of John Littleton Bagwell and Ellen L. Garren, on 18 December 1934. Mary Louise Baldwin died on 18 August 1997 in Fletcher, Henderson County, North Carolina, at age 89.

Children of Mary Louise Baldwin and John Kern Bagwell

Lula Belle Bagwell

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     Lula Belle Bagwell is the daughter of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey. Lula Belle Bagwell married Eugene B. Hager on 24 August 1951 at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Robert Edward Bagwell

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     Robert Edward Bagwell is the son of William Clay Bagwell and Leona S. Singleton. Robert Edward Bagwell married Mary Ann (?) after 1950.

Marvin Ray Bagwell

M, b. 6 September 1930, d. 13 February 2019
     Marvin Ray Bagwell was born on 6 September 1930. He was the son of Walter Fate Bagwell and Lessie Mildred Middleton. Marvin Ray Bagwell married Loretta Glover circa 1960. Marvin Ray Bagwell died on 13 February 2019 at age 88
Marvin "Ray" Bagwell, 88, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at his mountain home with his wife and daughter by his side.

He was the son of the late Walter and Lessie Middleton Bagwell.

He lived a full and great life. He served in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot, and was a commercial pilot for Delta Airlines. He traveled all over the United States and the world.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Loretta Glover Bagwell; one daughter, Nancy Penley, and husband, Billy, of Pisgah Forest; one grandson, Trenton Penley; and one sister, Opal Sayles.

While this is a very difficult time, we are also glad and rejoicing that he has gone to be with his Lord and is no longer in any pain.

Child of Marvin Ray Bagwell and Loretta Glover

Lillie Mae Bagwell

F, b. 24 February 1925, d. 2 January 2012
     Lillie Mae Bagwell was born on 24 February 1925 in Henderson County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey. Lillie Mae Bagwell died on 2 January 2012 in Buncombe County, North Carolina, at age 86
ASHEVILLE - A service honoring the life of Miss Lillie Bagwell who passed away on Monday, January 2, will be held in a private gathering of friends and family in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dellinger of the Asheville community on Friday, January 6. Both Lillie Mae, and her brother, Dan, were residents of the Mitchell Homes in Asheville, where Dan is currently a resident. Miss Bagwell was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom S. Bagwell of the Fairview community in Buncombe County.

Miss Bagwell was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church, and a graduate of Fairview High School, class of 1944. Employment included the S & W Cafeteria, Mt. Maker's Jewelry and Gift Shop, and the Gerber Mfg. Company, all located in or near the Asheville area.

She is survived by a brother, Rev. Jack Bagwell and his wife, Gloria, of Asheville; a sister, the late Mrs. Eldeva Merrell and husband, the late Rev. Norman Merrell, of Braselton, Ga., Mr. Dan Bagwell of Mitchell homes in Asheville; a sister, Mrs. Ramona Mercer and her husband, Dr. Russell Mercer, of Metter, Ga; a sister, Mrs. Lou Hager and the late Rev. Eugene B. Hager, of Statesville; and a sister, Mrs. Bertha Dellinger and husband, Dr. Jim Dellinger, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 5, 2012.

Reverend Jack Raymond Bagwell

M, b. 19 December 1916, d. 1 January 2020
     Reverend Jack Raymond Bagwell was born on 19 December 1916 in Fletcher, Henderson County, North Carolina. He was the son of Thomas Stanhope Bagwell and Grace Naomi Spivey. Reverend Jack Raymond Bagwell married Gloria Griffin circa 1946. Reverend Jack Raymond Bagwell died on 1 January 2020 in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, at age 103
Jack R. Bagwell passed away on Jan. 1, 2020 after celebrating his 103rd birthday surrounded by family and friends. Jack was born in Fletcher in 1916 and grew up in Fairview, NC. He graduated from Fairview High School, attended Brevard College and graduated from Wake Forest University and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky). Jack pastored churches in WNC- Starnes Cove and Mt. Carmel Baptist and First Baptist in High Shoals, N.C. In 1955, Jack went to work for the NC Baptist Convention in the Sunday School Dept. and then became the Church Building Planning Director in Raleigh (1961-1965). The family then moved to Nashville, Tenn. where Jack worked as a Church Architecture Consultant for the Baptist Sunday School Board (1965-1982). Jack returned to North Carolina after retiring to live on Lake Norman in Mooresville, NC and later returned home to the place he loved, Asheville. Jack’s beloved wife, Gloria Griffin, died in May of 2019 after 73 years of marriage. Jack’s father, Tom Bagwell and mother, Grace Spivey, of Fairview are deceased. Jack’s surviving sisters are Lou Hager and Bertha Dellinger. His brother Dan and sisters Eldeva Merrill, Lillie Mae Bagwell, Ramona Mercer and daughter, Linda Dawn Bagwell are deceased. Jack is survived by daughters Beth Bagwell Pappas and Anna Bagwell Arnold, grandson, Jake Arnold, granddaughter Jeana Arnold Bush and great granddaughters Olivia and Lucy Bush. The family expresses their gratitude to the staff and residents of Brooks-Howell Home for the excellent care and love given to Jack. The memorial service for Jack will be held in the Chapel at First Baptist Church Asheville on Saturday, Jan. 11th at 11am (5 Oak Street).
He was cremated.

Children of Reverend Jack Raymond Bagwell and Gloria Griffin

Leonard John Bagwell

M, b. 28 October 1907, d. 24 September 1972
     Leonard John Bagwell was also known as John Leonard Bagwell. He was born on 28 October 1907 in Pelham, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. He was the son of Willis Marion Bagwell and Lottie May Smith. Leonard John Bagwell married Jessie Lou Moody before 1928. Leonard John Bagwell died on 24 September 1972 in King's Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, at age 64. He was buried at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City, Gaston County, North Carolina.

Child of Leonard John Bagwell and Jessie Lou Moody

Claude Thomas Bagwell

M, b. 16 August 1899, d. 18 February 1965
     Claude Thomas Bagwell was born on 16 August 1899 in Pelham, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Willis Marion Bagwell and Minnie Jones. Claude Thomas Bagwell married Pearl Virginia Waters after 1920. Claude Thomas Bagwell died on 18 February 1965 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, at age 65.2 He was buried at Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.2

Citations

  1. [S5015] Annie Louise Hodge Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  2. [S5016] Claude Thomas Bagwell Grave Stone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi

Ida Bell Bagwell

F, b. February 1892, d. 8 February 1939
     Ida Bell Bagwell was born in February 1892 in Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of Willis Marion Bagwell and Lottie May Smith. As of before 1910,her married name was Grubbs. Ida Bell Bagwell married Frank Snyder Grubbs before 1910. Ida Bell Bagwell died on 8 February 1939 in South Carolina. She was buried at Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Hattie Bagwell

F, b. March 1890, d. 28 July 1930
     Hattie Bagwell was born in March 1890 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Willis Marion Bagwell and Lottie May Smith. As of before 1910,her married name was Mahaffey. Hattie Bagwell married Henry Seaborn Mahaffey before 1910. Hattie Bagwell died on 28 July 1930 in South Carolina at age 40. She was buried at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina.

Lillie Mae Bagwell

F, b. 25 May 1886, d. 24 October 1982
     Lillie Mae Bagwell was born on 25 May 1886 in Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of Willis Marion Bagwell and Lottie May Smith. Lillie Mae Bagwell died on 24 October 1982 in Greenville County, South Carolina, at age 96.

Mary Magdalene Bagwell

F, b. 27 January 1917, d. 16 March 2001
     Mary Magdalene Bagwell was born on 27 January 1917 in Pelham, Greenville County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Willis Marion Bagwell and Minnie Jones. As of after 1935,her married name was Mercer. Mary Magdalene Bagwell married Reverend Foy C. Mercer after 1935. Mary Magdalene Bagwell died on 16 March 2001 in Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, at age 84. She was buried at Hillcrest Gardens, Mount Holly, Gaston County, North Carolina.

William Dexter Kirby

M, b. 10 November 1873, d. 13 July 1901
     William Dexter Kirby was born on 10 November 1873. He married Nora Carrie Bagwell, daughter of Alford Bagwell and Mattie Bolding, after 1887. William Dexter Kirby died on 13 July 1901 at age 27. He was buried at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina.

Dora Lee Bagwell

F, b. circa 1894, d. 22 September 1967
     Dora Lee Bagwell was born circa 1894 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Milton Young Bagwell and Harriet E. Wood. As of after 1910,her married name was Leopard. Dora Lee Bagwell married Edgar E Leopard after 1910. Dora Lee Bagwell died on 22 September 1967. She was buried at Clear Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Simpsonville, Greenville County, South Carolina.

Vinie Bagwell

F, b. July 1882, d. 1 January 1962
     Vinie Bagwell was born in July 1882 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Milton Young Bagwell and Harriet E. Wood. As of after 1895,her married name was King. Vinie Bagwell married Thomas B. King after 1895. Vinie Bagwell died on 1 January 1962 in South Carolina at age 79. She was buried at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina.

Janie Bagwell

F, b. November 1880
     Janie Bagwell was born in November 1880 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Milton Young Bagwell and Harriet E. Wood. As of after 1900,her married name was Darnell. Janie Bagwell married William M. Darnell after 1900.