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Thomas Cicero Earnhardt (b. 12 Feb 1879, d. 06 May 1971)Thomas Cicero Earnhardt (son of Silas Earnhardt and Sallie Kester) was born 12 Feb 1879 in Rowan County, and died 06 May 1971 in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, North Carolina.He married Jessica Inga Trexler.
Notes for Thomas Cicero Earnhardt:
Thomas and Jessica lived in Salisbury, NC out on Bringle Ferry Road.
From the Salisbury Post date 5-6-1971 page 17:
Thomas Cicero Earnhardt, 92, of 130 West Chestnut Street, longtime Salisbury businessman, died at 420pm Thursday at Rowan Memorial Hospital.Born Feb 12, 1879 in Rowan County he was the son of the late Silas and Sallie Kester Earnhardt.He was educated in the Rowan County schools, and began his business career in the grocery business in the Chestnut Hill area in July of 1917, in March 1919 he moved his business to larger quarters at 110 East Crawford Street and in 1937 moved it to even more spacious quarters on South main Street.Mr Earnhardt operated the first combination grocery and meat market in Salisbury and after taking his sons into the business, the named was changed from TC Earnhardt Grocery to Earnhardt's Superette.A member of Coburn Memorial United Methodist Church he was active in church affairs for many years.He was a 50 year member of Andrew Jackson Lodge No 576, AF and AM and the Salisbury Chapter No 20 Royal Arch Masons.His wife Mrs Jessie Daniel Earnhardt died Feb 20, 1969.Survivors include three sons, H Ralph "Jake" Earnhardt, W Paul Earnhardt and Carroll R Earnhardt all of Salisbury; two daughters Mrs EL Rufty and Mrs Roy Johnson of Salisbury, 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.The burial will be in the family cemetery at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
Children of Thomas Cicero Earnhardt and Jessica Inga Trexler are:
- Herbert Ralph Earnhardt.
- T. Vernon Earnhardt, b., Rowan County.
- Evelyn Earnhardt, b., Rowan County.
- Robert Earnhardt, b., Rowan County.
- Female Earnhardt.
- W Paul Earnheart.
- Carroll Earnhardt.