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Aaron/Irion Family, Stokes County, NC

There are Loose Estate Papers in the NC Archives for: Peter Arant, (1757) and Peter Orront, (1790). Dates indicate the earliest paper in file. Jacob, John and William Aaron are listed on the 1759 Tax List for Rowan County, NC. In the 1820 Federal Census, Rockingham Co., NC Elizabeth Irion is Head of Household with the following persons: 1 male, up to to 10; 1 male, 16; 1 male 16-20; 1 female, 16; 1 female 26; 1 female, 45+. Peter and John Irion/Iron are listed in the 1840 Stokes County census. Both are head of household.

According to the 1850 Federal Census, Stokes Co., NC, Peter D. Irion/Aaron was born in Virginia about 1814. Peter first married Elizabeth Fulton/Fultin in 1835. In 1840, Peter married Malinda White who was born in North Carolina about 1820. Peter died before 1870. In 1880 Malinda Aron is living with her daughter and son-in-law, Andrew and Martha Jane Holt. They lived in the Peters Creek District of Stokes County, NC, known as Aaron's Corner.

First Generation:

Children of Peter D. Irion/Aaron and Elizabeth Fulton:
Sarah Aaron (1839-aft. 1870) m. William Alexander Martin (1835-1924), s/o of William C. Martin and Sarah

Children of Peter D. Irion/Aaron and Malinda White:
John W. Aaron (1843-1929) m. Mary Jane New (abt. 1844-aft. 1880), d/o John F. and Mary New
Walter Raleigh Aaron (1848-aft. 1880) m. Henrietta New (1853-aft. 1880), d/o James Powell New and Nancy J. Shelton
Mary Aaron (abt. 1851) m. William Rily Francis
Martha Jane Aaron (1855-aft. 1870) m. Andrew Jackson Holt (abt. 1849-aft. 1880), s/o Jackson Holt and Milly Lawson

According to the 1850 Federal Census, Stokes Co., NC, John F. New was born in NC about 1815. He was a miller by trade. His wife Mary, also born in NC, about 1824. Mary New is living next door to John and Mary Jane Aaron in 1880.

James Powell New, a carpenter by trade, also lived in the Peters Creek Townhship of Stokes County, NC. He and his family are found in the 1850 Federal Census. His wife, Nancy J. was born in North Carolina about 1824. James Powell New was born in Virginia about 1813. Nancy Shelton, age 74, is also living with James Powell New and his family in 1850.

In 1865, B. A. Overby was bondsman for the marriage of John Aaron and Mary J. New in Stokes County, NC. In 1866, John Aaron was the Bondsman for the marriage of Martha A. New and Burwell Overby.

Second Generation

Children of Sarah Aaron and William Alexander Martin
John A. Martin (abt. 1861) m. 1) Emma Alice Joyce; 2) Nannie Allred
William J. Martin
Savannah Texas Martin (abt. 1866) m. William Thomas Collins
Augustus Martin (abt. 1869) m. Huetokah Marshbank
Joseph Gideon Martin m. Vila A. Overby
James Dillard Martin m. Ada Barnard
George Wesley Martin m. Bettie Webb
Robert F. Martin
Walter A. Martin m. Flora Hutchins
Alice Virginia Martin m. Sandy A. Beasley


Children of John W. Aaron and Mary Jane New
Columbus M. Aaron (1865-1934) m. 1) Mary Doshia Bateman (abt. 1868-bef. 1908), d/o A. J. and Sallie Bateman; 2) Lucy Smith (1881-aft. 1930)
Gaston Monroe Aaron (abt. 1869-1941) m. Mary Jane Deatherage (?-bef. 1920)
John Foster Aaron (abt. 1868) m. Lucy Ann Puckett
Robert Aaron m. Nannie Deatherage
William R. Aaron (abt. 1874) m. Martha F. Hall, (?-1950) d/o Bill Hall and Betsy Snyder
Susan Ada Aaron (abt. 1876) m. Unknown Martin
Willie Ann Aaron (1887-1972) (did not marry)
Mary Emma Aaron (1883-after. 1920) m. Daniel Frank Wright (1882-aft. 1920)


Children of Walter Raleigh Aaron and Henrietta New
Meggs Aaron (abt. 1873) m. Mary Augusta Lovill
Anna Aaron (abt. 1876)
Lulla Aaron m. Willie Palmer
Grover Aaron
Brooke Aaron


Children of Mary Aaron and William Rily Francis
Sarah Francis m. John Lawrence
Laura Francis m. Jim Francis
Joe Francis m. Vesties (?)
Robert Francis m. Mary Isabel Hill
Dillard Francis m. Mildred Unknown


Children of Martha Jane Aaron and Andrew Jackson Holt
Drew Holt (?-1938)
Christopher C. Holt (?-1956)
Edd Holt m Betty Boyles (?-1965)

Third Generation

Children of Robert Francis and Mary Isabel Hill
Mabil Francis m. Bruno Shelton


Children of Gaston Monroe Aaron and Mary Jane Deatherage
Moyer Garfield Aaron, Sr. (1892-1971) m. 1) Cleo Mrytle Adams (1903-1985); 2) Mary Ellen Carden
Charles Gaston Aaron (1894-1980) m. Ida Coon (1900-1934), d/o Thomas Coon and Frances Pardue
Lillie Vesta Aaron (abt. 1898-1989) m. Raleigh Elwood Chilton
Trudy Lou Aaron (?-1977) m. William Jay Clodfelter
Minne Chester Aaron (?-1988) m. Rufus Cook (?-1953)
William (Willy) Hula Aaron (1902-1970) m. Grace White (1907-1989), d/o George White and Mary L. Duggins
John Beady Aaron
Nannie Judy Aaron (abt. 1910) m. Winfred R. Key (?-1971)


Children of Columbus M. Aaron and 1) Mary Doshia Bateman
William C. Aaron (1888-1952) m. Anna Collins (1899-1975), d/o Drew M. Collins and Emmaline Branch
John Aaron (1907) m. Emma Thomas
Lizzie Aaron m. Frank Ball


Children of Columbus M. Aaron and Lucy Smith
Effie Lillian Aaron (1908-2001) m. Milton/Milliard H. Lankford (1894-1949), s/o J. and Harriett (Hattie) Lankford (abt. 1862-1946)
David Aaron (1913-1960) m. Edith U. Bullins
Anna Lucille Aaron (1917-1998) (did not marry)
Early Columbus Aaron (1919-2005) m. Frances Tate (1919-1996), d/o John Roger Tate and Martha Lela Coe

By 1917 Columbus M. Aaron and his son William C. are living in Winston Salem, NC with their respective families. Columbus is at 814 E. Fifth St. and William is living at 734 1/2 Highland Ave.


Children of Edd Holt and Betty Boyles
Daisy Holt m. Sam Simmons


Children of Meggs Aaron and Mary Augusta Lovill
Jean Herman Aaron m. Pattie Garner
Lilly Effie Aaron m. James Cox
Mancy Marion Aaron m. Carrie Susan Lynn
Walter Raleigh Aaron
John Elza Aaron m. Edith Vest
Herbert F. Aaron, Sr. m. Annie Rebecca Perkinson
Fred Lee Aaron
Gladys Marie Aaron m. Louis Edgar Bowers
Alyce Louise Aaron m. Sidney Williams; 2) Richard Johnson
Virginia Elizabeth Aaron m. 1) Robert N. Pigg; 2) John Alexander Morrison
Ersel Aaron m. Neal Ernest Spivey
Mary Leona Aaron

This page updated September 6, 2004 and December 12, 2007

, 2001-2007
Faye Jarvis Moran and Elizabeth H. Harris,


Personal communications with Earlie Columbus Aaron, Forsyth Co, NC
Personal communications with Frank Aaron
1820 Federal Census, Rockingham County, NC
1840 Federal Census, Stokes County, NC
1850 Federal Census, Stokes County, NC
1860 Federal Census, Stokes County, NC
1870 Federal Census, Stokes County, NC
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Forsyth County, NC Marriage Records, updated March 9, 2004
Forsyth County, NC Death Records
VA Marriage Records

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