Descendants of Solomon Israel Generation No. 1 1. SOLOMON1 ISRAEL was born Abt. 1707. He married MARY JOHNSTON June 1733 in Long Island, NY. Child of SOLOMON ISRAEL and MARY JOHNSTON is: MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, b. Abt. 1736; d. Abt. 1820. Generation No. 2 MICHAEL2 ISRAEL* (SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born Abt. 1736, and died Abt. 1820. He married SARAH GRAVES. Notes for MICHAEL ISRAEL*: Revolutionary War soldier Children of MICHAEL ISRAEL* and SARAH GRAVES are: MARY ISRAEL, m. EPPERSON. SARAH ISRAEL, m. (1) GILLIAM; m. (2) BELLUE. JOHN ISRAEL. JESSE ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1767, Albemarle County, VA; d. 1806. SOLOMON ISRAEL. CATHERINE ISRAEL, m. EDMUNDSON. MICHAEL ISRAEL. JOHNSTON ISRAEL, b. 1767, Albemarle County, VA; d. Buncombe Co. NC. ISOM ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1780. Generation No. 3 JESSE ISRAEL (MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born Abt. 1767 in Albemarle County, VA, and died 1806. He married MARY JONES, daughter of JOSHUA JONES. Notes for JESSE ISRAEL: Jesse moved with his parents to Wilkes County, NC aabout 1778. It is thought that Jesse Israel was named for an uncle, Jesse Israel, who was killed during the Revolutionary War. While in Wilkes County, NC, Jesse married Mary Jones. Sometime (1795-1797) after the marriage, Jesse along with his brother John and his father-in-law, Joshua Jones, left Wilkes County and went to Buncombe County, NC. The land Jesse bought was on Laurel Branch where it joins the North Fork. Children of JESSE ISRAEL and MARY JONES are: WILLIAM ISRAEL. ELIZABETH ISRAEL. SARAH GRAVES ISRAEL. ELLENDER MEDLEY "NELLIE" ISRAEL. LEWIS ISRAEL. NANCY JONES ISRAEL. MICHAEL ISRAEL (MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL). He married SARAH COFFEY February 26, 1800 in Wilkes Co., NC, daughter of JOHN COFFEY and POLLY. Children of MICHAEL ISRAEL and SARAH COFFEY are: JAMES ISRAEL, b. 1802. MARY ISRAEL, b. 1804. CELIA ISRAEL, b. 1807. ELIZABETH ISRAEL, b. 1805. UNNAMED ISRAEL, b. 1809. JOHN C. ISRAEL, b. 1811. SARAH ISRAEL, b. March 27, 1814; d. November 21, 1898, Buncombe County, NC. UNNAMED ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1815. UNNAMED ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1816. ARMINTA ISRAEL, b. 1819. CAROLINE ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1822. JOHNSTON ISRAEL (MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born 1767 in Albemarle County, VA, and died in Buncombe Co. NC. He married ANNA HISAW, daughter of FREDRICK HIGHSAW. Notes for ANNA HISAW: This letter belongs to Glendora Dowell, Rt. 1, Box 111, Pall Mall, TN38577. It was zeroxed on Feb. 11, 1982. It was found in an old bucket in a house once owned by her grandfather, Henry Hyso. "Averys Creek NC Nov 17 1849 Dear sister with pleasure I write these few lines to you to Let you know that we are well at this time hoping that These few lines may find you well I have not bin to say well in 5 or 4 year I got my foot scolled I never got the fire out My Family is all Living near me at this Time William & Jane lives with us I was glad to hear that you was all well But sorry to lear of so many Deaths I have nothing of Interest to write to you at this Time We have had a very bad Crop Year Corn is scarce for The Time of the Year wheat was no account rye was Good it is a bad time in Religion You wrote that one of the Boys was preaching I would Like to no What denominatine he belongs to we have a Baptis ?? kinds & presbytirians and methadist I want you to write oftein to me and I will do the Same I must Bring my letter to a close Your with respect PS I can not come to see you as I am too Frail to stand the Jorney I would (be) glad to see you I would be Glad if you could to come to see me Johnson Israel Ann Israel To Mary Highsaw" Children of JOHNSTON ISRAEL and ANNA HISAW are: SARAH4 ISRAEL, b. NC. JESSE ISRAEL, b. 1798, NC. JANE ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1800, Henderson County, NC?. JAMES ISRAEL, b. 1802, NC; d. October 10, 1851. ISOM ISRAEL (MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born Abt. 1780. He married JUDGY ALLOWAY STRANGE in Wilks or Albemarle Co, VA. Child of ISOM ISRAEL and JUDGY STRANGE is: ARCHIBALD4 ISRAEL, b. 1805; d. February 22, 1856, Jasper IN. Generation No. 4 JANE ISRAEL (JOHNSTON3, MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born Abt. 1800 in Henderson County, NC?. She married UNKNOWN. Notes for JANE ISRAEL: Jane was never married. According to Dr. Israel, Jane had a long standing relationship with the son of a prominent local businessman and political leader. The son was required to marry "appropriately" and later became governor of NC. He continued to take care of Jane's sons and saw to it that they received excellent educations and remained in positions of respect. So far, there is little proof, just supposition. Children of JANE ISRAEL and UNKNOWN are: JEPHTA MONTRAVILLE5 ISRAEL, b. October 21, 1820, Buncombe Co NC; d. September 09, 1895. PHILLIP JASPER ISRAEL, b. January 24, 1821, Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co., NC; d. January 07, 1889. ARCHIBALD ISRAEL (ISOM3, MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born 1805, and died February 22, 1856 in Jasper IN. He married AMY PARR. Child of ARCHIBALD ISRAEL and AMY PARR is: MARTHA ELVIRA5 ISRAEL, b. September 17, 1849, Johnson Co, IN; d. March 15, 1923, Hammond Lake, IN; m. LESLI C. GRANT, April 09, 1874. Generation No. 5 PHILLIP JASPER ISRAEL (JANE4, JOHNSTON3, MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born January 24, 1821 in Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co., NC, and died January 07, 1889. He married MELINDA BRITT. Children of PHILLIP ISRAEL and MELINDA BRITT are: JAMES ISRAEL. LOUISE A. ISRAEL, b. 1846, NC; d. NC. JEPTHA M. ISRAEL, b. 1849, NC. ERASTUS R. ISRAEL, b. Abt. 1850, NC; m. MARY JERUSHA LANCE. WILLIAM ISRAEL, b. 1851, NC. HARLOW CLERCY ISRAEL, b. December 25, 1851, Avery's Creek, Buncombe Co., SC; d. November 15, 1908; m. FRANK M. KYLE. EDWIN WEXLER ISRAEL, b. 1853, Hendersonville, NC; d. May 18, 1923, Asheville. THOMAS CLINGMAN ISRAEL, b. 1856, Buncombe Co.; d. August 04, 1927. JOHN D. FLETCHER ISRAEL, b. April 02, 1859; m. MARTHA JAMES VERSILLA MCCARSON. MARY J. ISRAEL, b. March 30, 1862; d. April 26, 1935; m. WILLIAM T. BURNETT. SARAH "SALLIE" R. ISRAEL, b. 1864; m. A. L. MELTON. MARTHA ISRAEL, b. December 25, 1864; d. December 31, 1925; m. THOMAS BISHOP. BELL ISRAEL, b. 1867; m. FRANK SUMNER. Generation No. 6 EDWIN WEXLER ISRAEL (PHILLIP JASPER5, JANE4, JOHNSTON3, MICHAEL2 ISRAEL*, SOLOMON1 ISRAEL) was born 1853 in Hendersonville, NC, and died May 18, 1923 in Asheville. He married (1) ALICE MAY GUICE, daughter of GEORGE GUICE and AMANDA RUSSELL. He married (2) MARY S. BURNETT March 13, 1875 in Buncombe. Notes for ALICE MAY GUICE: Dates of birth & death from Dr. Kenneth D. Israel. Children of EDWIN ISRAEL and ALICE GUICE are: EAMIEL ISRAEL, d. April 1979, Asheville, NC; m. JULIA BATES. GEORGE MEYER ISRAEL, b. October 1891, NC; m. HASSIE WHITMIRE. MAMIE ISRAEL, b. October 16, 1892, Hendersonville, Henderson County, NC; d. July 08, 1929, Asheville, NC. EVA OSTELLE ISRAEL, b. March 1895, NC; m. JAMES PENLAND, December 06, 1913, Buncombe Co., NC. ROSA JOSIE ISRAEL, b. June 11, 1895, NC; d. June 03, 1928. ANNIE R. ISRAEL, b. January 1898, NC. JUANITA IDA ISRAEL, b. October 17, 1902, Henderson, NC. Children of EDWIN ISRAEL and MARY BURNETT are: FANNING H. ISRAEL. PAUL H. ISRAEL, b. September 26, 1879, NC; m. DAISY L. JUMP on July 9 1899, Buncombe Co, NC. CLAY OAKLEY ISRAEL, b. November 11, 1883; d. September 25, 1960; m. RACHEL LAVINIA GADDY. Generation No.7 Children of Paul H ISRAEL and DAISY L JUMP: Pauline Helen Israel b Feb 18 1906, Buncombe Co, NC. Married Gaither Berry Banks.