Location: Between Needmore and Sutherland, between Powell River and road leading up said river and just south of the Monroe Huff place on the west side of said road.
Date: About 1840.
Description: Arch Ison owned the place from
the time of his settlement until his death, it now belongs to the Coal
Company located near that place.
Source of Information: Noah Salyer, J. E.
Lipps, N. J. Steele and Court Records.
Edmond Ison Home
Location: On north side of the road leading up Bear Branch on the site of the present Ted Brummitt house.
Owners: Land patented to Edmond Ison by the State in 1853. Has always been in possession of the family and is now owned by Ted Brummett, grandson of the said Ison.
Description: Two story log, about 24 x 36 feet. Two rooms on each floor. Chimney in the middle, floored with whipsawed plank. Clapboard of hand riven boards. These were later replaced by panel doors. The two first floor rooms had one window each and a stairway leading up from the porch to the east room above. Two doors opening onto the second story porch and no windows in each of two upper rooms. This house was torn down in the fall of 1936.
History: Ed Ison was a son of Archibald and
Margaret Hunsucker Ison, and married first to Catherine, a daughter of
William and Elizabeth Robinett, July 1, 1868, at the age of 28 years. He
married second a widow, Mima Mullins, the daughter of Frank Sturgill, September
5, 1893. He was a farmer and also a carpenter by trade. To this union were
born children: Arch, married Emma, a daughter of William and Susannah Hamilton
Huff; William killed in the Dorchester mines; Malissa; Polly Ann married
Dale Burton; Elizabeth; Lizzie
Source of Information: Noah Salyer, N. J. Steele, Frank Gardner, Court Records.
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