Person Sheet

Name Neal Carson Whetsel
Birth 12 Feb 1896, Mount Carmel, (Sullivan Co.) Tennessee
Death 25 Mar 1970, Morristown, (Hamblen Co.) Tennessee
Occupation Carson was a clerk in a store, and later a farmer.
Religion United Methodist
Father Conard William Whetsel (1868-1950)
Mother Nannie (Nancy) Catherine DAVIS (1868-1930)
1 Sally Myrtle HICKAM
Birth 2 Feb 1900, Hiltons (Scott Co.) Virginia
Death 18 Aug 1985, Morristown, (Hamblen Co.) Tennessee
Occupation Myrtle taught school as a young woman, and worked for Borden Mills.
Education Graduate of 2 yr. program at Radford College.
Religion United Methodist
Father Ewel Hickam (1858-1919)
Mother Martha Derting (1862-1939)
Marriage 23 Mar 1932, Kinsport (Sullivan Co.) Tennessee
Children (Living)
Martha Lou (1937-1985)
Notes for Neal Carson Whetsel
Neal Carson was conscriped into the Army, during WWI, and was sent to Ft. Stewart, Ga. He spent about a year in training, and was scheduled to go to France. Due to the influenze epidemic of 1918, he became sick and did not ship out with his unit. Carson stayed at Ft. Stewart until the Armistice, in Nov., 1918.

Carson moved to Hamblen County, Tn., with his father and 3 brothers. He worked, for a time, at Quillen's Store, in Bulls Gap. After his marriage to Myrtle Hickam, he bought land, and became a farmer and agriculturist. He raised his family in Hamblen Co., and provided a home for his father, Conard William Whetsel, for many years, until Conard's death. For pictures and images relating to Neal Carson Whetsel, Sr., and Myrtle Hickam go to:
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