7. Newton Thomas born 20 December 1867 in Bland County married Martha Gullion on 02 February 1893 in Tazewell County. They had children:
7.1. Edna Mae married Andrew Ballard Hancock. He was the son of Marcus Walker and
Mahala Hancock. Edna and Andrew died in 1918 during the influenza epidemic.
7.2. Thompson Effie Rose born December 1893.
7.3. Maude E. born January 1896.
7.4. Edith J. born December 1898.
Samuel W. Williams and wife Maggie conveyed 80 acres to Newton Pauley on April 18, 1901 being part of 100 acres patented
to Allen T. Newberry on December 1, 1857.
On January 29, 1906, Martin Hill and wife Elizabeth conveyed their land to Newton Pauley with the condition that he (Newton) would care for and maintain the Hills in sickness
and health during their natural lives, provide a comfortable home at their dwelling house where Hill now resides—provide
clothing, food, medical attention and a Christian burial. The land was located between Poplar Spring Branch to the east and the Raleigh Grayson Turnpike the west. Note—This land was in and around the area of Carnot—most being on the Raleigh Grayson Turnpike.
Mrs. Martha Pauley was the first Postmaster of Carnot (transcription of original application):
With reference to the proposed establishment of a post office at the point named below, and in order that the office,
if established, may be accurately represented upon the post-route maps, it is requested that you furnish accurately the information
called for below and prepare a sketch according to instructions on opposite side of paper, which should be returned to this
Division as soon as possible.
Fourth Assistant Postmaster General
Proposed post office, Freestone (marked out and written after) Carnot. County: Bland, Virginia
The name proposed for the post office is (blank)
If the town, village, or site of the post office be known by another name other than that of the post office, state
the other name here: Little Creek.
The post office would be situated in the South part of Seddon Township County of Bland, State
The name of the nearest creek is Little Walkers Creek and the post office building will be a distance of 30
yards, on the South side of it.
The name of the nearest office on the same route as this proposed post office is Bland and its distance is 10 miles,
by the traveled road, in a N. direction from the site of the proposed office.
The name of the nearest office on the same route, on the other side, is Wytheville and its distance is 11
miles, in a S. direction from the site of the proposed office.
The name of the nearest office not on the same route as this proposed post office is Longspur and its distance
is 12 miles, by the traveled road in a N. E. direction from the site of the proposed post office.
The post office would be about 1 mile, air-line distance N direction from the nearest point of my county
(Signature of applicant for Postmaster)
Mrs. Martha Pauly
(Date) April 2, 1915
Mrs. Frances B. Corder took over the Carnot Post Office on June 27, 1929.
James Roach born
06 November 1869 in Bland County married Molly Lampert.
John A. born 24 February 1872 in Bland County married Mary J. Shaw.
Nancy Gray born
08 June 1874 in Bland County married Rush Dillow on 29 August 1898 in Bland.
Harvey Blair born
28 June 1876 in Bland County married Julia A. Hancock. She was the daughter
of John Asa Hancock and Barbara
12. Mary J. born May 1879.