Blackwelder, Goldie Victoria

Attended 1905-1906
Listed as a Junior in the school catalog

Birth: 28 Apr 1889, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Death: 3 Oct 1976, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Reuben Victor Blackwelder (1862-1954)
Pauline H. Groner Blackwelder (1869-1949)

Daisy Lucille Blackwelder Brown (18911986)
Eula Elizabeth Blackwelder (18951905)
Charles Reuben Blackwelder (19001987)
Julius Hiller Blackwelder (19021903)
Ralph Norfleet Blackwelder (19042000)
Lester Hall Blackwelder (19071995)
Pauline Marie Blackwelder Watts (19091965)

Spouse: Walter Brown Dorton (1878-19490
Married: 6 Sep 1906, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Clarence Edward Dorton (19081965)
Eula Elizabeth Dorton Haywood (19101992)
Robert Gerald Dorton (19111975)
Annie Pauline Dorton Earnhardt (19131998)
Helen Anderson Dorton Brown (19151994)
Walter Brown Dorton (19181969)
Mildred Inez Dorton White (19191998)
Mary Marshall Dorton Pettigrew (19222008)
Billie Marie Dorton
Joe Harvey Dorton (19271991)
Dorothy Jane Dorton
Betty Dorton Plyler (19322015)
Ira Eugene Dorton (19342003)

Burial: Bogers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Source:, #125804275.


Concord Daily Tribune (Concord, NC), 7 Sep 1906, p.1.

Miss Goldie Blackwelder and Mr. Walter Dorton Married Yesterday Afternoon

Mr. Walter E. [sic] Dorton and Miss Goldie Blackwelder drove to Mt. Pleasant yesterday afternoon and were married, the ceremony being performed by Rev. H. A. McCullough, pastor of the Lutheran church. The marriage was a surprise having been planned by he young couple with a view of avoiding a wedding. The bride is a very pretty and attractive young lady, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Victor Blackwelder. She was a student of Mont Amoena last year and was expected to return this session. Mr. Dorton is a salesman for the wholesale house of Glenn & Carroll Co. and is a Cabarrus reared young man of splendid parts and highly esteemed.


Kannapolis Daily Independent (Kannapolis, NC), 4 Oct 1976, p.14.

Mrs. Dorton

CONCORD – Mrs. Goldie Blackwelder Dorton, 87, of 210 Union St., died Sunday at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital following several years of declining health.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central United Methodist Church, of which she was a member. The Rev. Harold E. Wright, the Rev. John A Magnuson Jr., and the Rev. Jack Harris will officiate. Interment will follow in Boger’s Chapel Church Cemetery.

The body will remain at Wilkinson’s Funeral Home until taken to the church at the funeral hour. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. today and the remainder of the time will be at the residence.

Memorials may be sent to the building fund of Central United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Dorton had spent her life in Concord. She was the daughter of the late R. V. Blackwelder and Mrs. Pauline Groner Blackwelder, and was a retired employe of Belk’s Dept. Store. She attended Mt. Amoena Seminary in Mt. Pleasant. Her husband, W. B. Dorton Sr., died in 1949.

Surviving are eight daughters, Mrs. Neil Haywood, Mrs. Bill Earnhardt, Mrs. Jane Wood, all of Concord, Mrs. Gordon Brown of Roxboro, Mrs. Jim White of High Point, Mrs Joe Pettigrew of Monroe, Mrs. Ernest Plyler Jr. of Granite Quarry, and Mrs. Harold Graham of Miami, Fla; two sons, Ira “Buddy” Dorton of Concord and Joe Dorton of Florance, Jy.; one sister, Mrs. Charlie Brown of Charlotte; three brothers, Charlie Blackwelder, Ralph and Lester Blackwelder, both of Concord; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; on great-great-grandchild.