|John Smith Giles
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. The 1870 census recorded John S. Giles, 37, farmer, living with wife Belle C., 26; William J., 2; and Mary L, 7 months old when the census was recorded on 17 Aug 1870. John was born in Virginia, the others in North Carolina. His real estate was valued at $1425 and personal estate $800. Also in their home is a black cook, Margaret Nelson, 35; and Stoneman Nelson, a black male, 4, both born in North Carolina.
John married Carolyn Isabelle "Belle" Burton on 19 Dec 1866 in , Rockingham, NC.1 (Carolyn Isabelle "Belle" Burton was born in 1847 in , , NC,5 died on 20 Apr 1877 5 and was buried in Advance: Fulton United Methodist Cemetery, Davie, NC, USA 5.)
1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8GK-3XN John S. Giles and Bell C. Burton.
2 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 16179. Mary Lula Giles Beeker. Father John Smith Giles. Mother Carolyn Bell Burton. Informant Glenn B. Beeker.
3 The Dispatch (Lexington, N.C.) (Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina), https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18083972.
4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18083972.
5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18083906.