Catherine Twiggs1

b. 15 February 1799, d. 20 April 1869
Last Edited=15 Jun 2014
3rd great-grandaunt of Joseph Michael Flint
     Catherine Twiggs was born on 15 February 1799 at Rutherford County, North Carolina.2,1 She was the daughter of Timothy Twiggs and Joicy Willis.1

Catherine Twiggs married John H Mashburn on 29 October 1821 Mashburn, John H. Twigs, Caty at Burke County, North Carolina.3

On 30 September 1850 Catherine Twiggs was enumerated in the household of John H Mashburn on the 1850 U. S. census for District 31, Forsyth County, Georgia as Catharine Mashburn, 47 years old, birthplace of North Carolina. Also enumerated in the household were John W Mashburn, Jane K Mashburn, Robert F Mashburn, Joicy Willis and David W Twiggs.4

Catherine Twiggs died on 20 April 1869 at Forsyth County, Georgia, at age 70.2

Catherine Twiggs was buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, FG .2

Children of Catherine Twiggs and John H Mashburn


  1. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors & Old World Roots," RootsWeb WorldConnect ( accessed 15 June 2014), entry for Joicy Willis, WorldConnect Database name is jbturner
  2. Find A Grave, database and images ( ), memorial page for Catherine "Caty" Twiggs Mashburn 1799-1769, Find A Grave Memorial no. 46985462, Creator:J Lowery, Photo Anonymous, citing Ebenezer Cemetery, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia.
  3. Burke County North Carolina Marriage Bonds, Located at:…. Transcribed by W. D. Floyd
  4. 1850 U. S. census, Forsyth County, Georgia, population schedule, District 31, p. 199 (stamped) p. 397 (written), dwelling 751, family 751, J H Mashburn; digital image, ( : accessed 29 Apr 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 69.