My great grandfather Felix A. VANZANT is pictured on the left. Robert DILLON is on the right. My grandparents were John W. CARTER and Vesta Lee VANZANT.
An excerpt from Anthony’s file, The Ancestors of Joseph V. Carter;
Felix Asbury Vanzant, son of Felix Vanzant and Irene Money, was born
in 1861 in North Carolina and died in 1935 in Scott Co VA, at age 74.
Felix married Laura L. Herron in 1891.
Children from this marriage were:
- Vesta Lee Vanzant (born on 23 Jul 1895 Scott Co VA – died on 10 Dec 1930 in Kingsport Sullivan Co, TN)
- Minnie E. Vanzant was born in 1898 and died on 18 Dec 1975 in Kingsport TN, at age 77.
- Hugh Patton Vanzant was born on 2 Apr 1900 and died on 24 Aug 1948, at age 48.
- George Carl Vanzant was born on 14 Aug 1902 and died on 7 Aug 1960, at age 57.
- Dora Etta Vanzant was born in Jul 1892 and died on 9 Aug 1957, at age 65.
- Dewey Vanzant was born on 21 Apr 1900 and died on 13 Jan 1901.
- Willie O. Vanzant was born on 19 Feb 1894 and died in Apr 1894.
Felix next married Nancy A. Wolfe.
Felix next married Alice B. Dishner Wolfe.
Submitted by Anthony Carter
My great-aunt Jalie Head was married to General Lloyd Vanzant His father was John Vanzant who married Mary Jane Williams. My brother-in-law is a descendant of Peter Carter who married Judith Norris. Just a connection to the Vanzants and Carters. Sue