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Ernest Frederick Upchurch

Male 1907 - 1954  (46 years)

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  • Name Ernest Frederick Upchurch 
    Born 19 Dec 1907  Cary, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 May 1954  Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 May 1954  First Baptist Church of Yanceyville (Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18120  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico, Descendants of William Walters
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2013 

    Family Laura Elizabeth Moore,   b. 27 Apr 1911, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1991  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 9 May 2012 
    Family ID F6541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ernest Frederick (Fritz) Upchurch, Jr. (1907-1954)

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      He assisted his father and eventually assumed the position
      of lead counsel in the famous 1951 Caswell County trial of
      Matt Ingram. See: href="
      951-1953.html">Matt Ingram Trial.

      For more on the Matt Ingram trial: Berry, Mary Frances,
      "'Reckless Eyeballying': The Matt Ingram Case and the
      Denial of African American Sexual Freedom," The Journal
      of African American History
      , V. P. Franklin, Editor
      (Volume 93, No.2, Spring 2008) at 223-234. To read this
      article go to href="
      08.pdf">Matt Ingram Article (JAAH 2008).

      Nickname may have been "Fritz."

      Name: Upchurch Jr., Ernest Frederick
      City: Yanceyville
      County: Caswell
      State: NC
      Year: 1928
      Class: Law School
      School: Wake Forest University

      1930 US Census
      Name: Frederic Upchurch
      Age: 22
      Estimated birth year: abt 1908
      Relation to head-of-house: Son
      Father's Name: E F Upchurch
      Mother's Name: Mary C Upchurch
      Home in 1930: Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina

      North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
      about Ernest Fredrick Upchurch Jr.
      Name: Ernest Fredrick Upchurch Jr.
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 46
      Birth Date: 19 Dec 1907
      Birth Place: Wake, North Carolina, United States
      Occupation: Lawyer
      Death Date: 3 May 1954
      Death Location: Yanceyville, Caswell
      Attending Physician: Houston L. Gwyn
      Father's Name: E Frderick Upchurch Sr.
      Mother's Name: Mary Stroupe
      Residence: Yanceyville, Yanceyville, North Carolina
      Informant: N. S. Upchurch, Yanceyville, North Carolina


      The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina,
      Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 387-388 (Article #496
      "Alexander "Sandy" Banks Moore and Blanche Lydia Moore" by
      Lois Moore Gardner).

      Heritage of Caswell County (1985) at 540-541 (Article #737).