What was the name of Needham Alford's father? Needham's mother, Sarah Unknown Alford, remarried to Gabriel Coley after her husband's death. She left a will 1839 in Wayne Co. Did she have a daughter named Penelope who married Pitman Lofley, son of Daniel Lofley of Wayne Co.?
I am a decendent of Thomas Sasser b. 11/23/1869, in Wayne Co. NC. Married Flora Lee Woodard of Wilson, NC. Moved to Waycross, GA in 1901. Both are buried in Waycross. (His father was Benjamin Sasser, mother Ava/Eva Holland.)(Her mother was Melvina Morris) Any information on this line would be greatly appreciated. Judi434@aol.com
Looking for information on the family of Littleton A. Hunt (c.1832) and his first wife, Elmina (Elmira, Elvina) Horne (c. 1843), married about 1861, had 4 known children: Thomas J. Hunt (c. 1863); Charles Henry Hunt, 1867 (my direct line); Robert Lee Hunt, 1868; Dora F. Hunt (1871). This family later moved to Wilson and Nash County, NC, but I believe that most of the children were born in Wayne County. Interested in hearing from and sharing information with any descendants of this family. Littleton was married a second time in 1874 in Nahunta to Mattie Gardner.
Does anyone have any information on Needham Brown. He was born in Johnston County, and moved to Wayne County in 1850. He was married to Edith Roberts. They had three children. Martha Brown Bass, Simon Brown, and Barney Malcome Brown,(my great-grand father.
I am trying to find information on my grandfather's family. Listed below is all I know at this time. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. The entire family lived in North Carolina, but it is my understanding that they originally came from South Carolina. My gandfather: James Walter Gainey B: 10/17/08 D: 1/27/68 Mother: Florence Victoria Rouse Father: Jesse Issac Gainey Brothers: Jesse & George Sisters: Florence, Percy & Elizabeth. Again, thank you in advance for any assistance.
Are James Bridger and Samuel Bartlett living in 1800 Wayne Co., N. C. related, possibly through marriage of their children? My gggf, Bartlett Bridger, b. 1795 in N.C.; living in Georgia by 1818. Is he son or grandson of James? I am interested in corresponding with descendants of these men.
I am looking for a Matthew and Grace Faircloth who were married in Goldsboro c. 1860-1870. Their daughter Mary was born in Goldsboro on Jan. 21, 1870. She married Nicholas Hollingsworth in Goldsboro on Feb. 20, 1889. Any information regarding Matthew or Grace's maiden name would be greatly appreciated.
Hi, I'm searching for info on TALTON, Andrew Jackson, born ca. 1833 in NC, whose father was William C. Talton, Sr. The information I have shows William C. Talton,Sr. living in Newburn, NC, Johnston County. There was also a William C. Talton, Jr. living in NC. Would love to be able to connect A. J. Talton with William C. Talton. I know that A. J. Talton moved to Morgan County, AL and ran a ferry across the TN River. Thank you so much for any help that can be given.
Looking for information on Thomas W. Davies (12/25/1772 to 3/26/1858) of GA or NC and wife Susannah (1/20/1772 to 8/2/1839) of NC, probably old Johnston county or Wayne county. Lived most of married life in Walton county, GA we believe. Both Thomas and Susannah died in Walton county. Children were John M. F. , Alfred Barker, William H. , Margaret Sidney Mellisa and Charles Cornelius. Alfred Barker married Alice Elizabeth Rosser of Hancock county, GA. Alice Elizabeth Rosser’s parents were William Isaac Rosser (4/14/1779-7/23/1861) and Elizabeth Vinson, (8/28/1785 – 12/23/1847) both born in (then) Johnston or Wayne county and both died in Dekalb county, GA.
Looking for relatives of benajah (born 1806) and susan (last name unknown) cotton. They have a daughter named martha born abt 1841. Would like to know Susan's last name and who benajah's parent were or any information about the Cotton's. Please contact me. thank you
I am attempting to locate information on a (Stanton Cox) and (Issac Cox) (both are buried at Quaker Neck, NC)whom I beleive to be my great great grandfather and ggg grandfather repectively. My eldest relatives have indicated to me that they were residents of Wayne County and Orange County, North Carolina. Stanton Cox's son Thomas Cox later moved to Indiana prior to 1890. I am trying to tie the linkage between Stanton Cox and Thomas Cox. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thomas Cox (my great grandfather),(born in eastern North Carolina)moved to Columbus, Indiana and homesteaded (320 acres)there until 1947 when he died at 89.
I'm looking for the family of John And Edney Hill who lived in Wayne Co. NC in 1850. In the 1840 they were living in Buck Swamp area. Can anyone tell me where this was in 1840 in Wayne Co. NC. Thanks, Donna
I believe I have made a few inroads with my search regarding Louisa Dinkins. Louisa Fulghum Dinkins b. abt 1850 had two children; male(unknown) b. abt. 1865 a Bastardy Bond was issued against a William Hemby Bailey in September 1865 and Dora Lilias Dinkins Peedin, a daughter born in 1874 died in 1940 and married to an Isaac Peedin in 1910; Louisa's parents were Rebecca Fulghum b. 1829 m. Jul 06,1851 and John Dinkins b. 1831. Rebecca's parents were John Fulghum b. 1798 and Sarah Fulghum b. 1798. John Dinkins's parents were George Dinkins b. 1800 and Charlotte Dinkins b. 1810. All lived in Wayne County, NC. Or for the grandparents, Dobbs County. If you know anything about any of the above, I would appreciate a msg.
Looking for anyone who may have information on the Isaac HALL in the following censuses: 1790 WayneCo census: Isaac Hall, 2M over 16, 3M under 16, 4 females 1800 WayneCo census: Isaac Hall, 10101-22001 He is not shown in the 1810 WayneCo census. Any information on this Isaac and his family would be greatly appreciated.
Seeking info. on William Cobb, b. 1730 in Craven County N.C., died 12 Feb 1797 in Wayne County, N.C. He was married to Sarah Stancel, also born in Craven County, N.C. She died in 1799, location unknown. Son was David Cobb. Also, where is Craven County and Wayne County? Thanks!!!
I would like to add this one. Edward House, my cousin, was born about 1908 and died in 1960. To my knowledge, he served well as a teacher at Goldsboro, North Carolina's Dillard High School. He leaves behind a wife Cleo Peeples House; four grown children: Gloria House Hull who died in 1971; Hugh House, Charles House who died in 1998?; and James House, who currently lives in the state of Maryland. Just a hint of the House family.
HELP on Edwin Toler m. Mary Langley Jan 19 1960 in Wayne co NC. born est 1835, TWO differnent spelling on censusEdmond m. to Mae & Edwin m. to Mary but the children are identical. Can find no clues at all.Thanks gail
I'm looking for the families of Rouden W. Coates and his wife Laura A. Hill. They lived around the Brogden Area. They had aleast 8 children, Bertens, Berual, David, Nebraska, Mebras, Venatus, Bessie B., and David A. Can anyone help.
I'm looking for families of John Hill and Edney? They were on the 1850 cencus of Wayne CO. and then on the 1860 Duplin. They must have died by the 1870 cencus. Their children are as follows: John Hill-- born 1790 Edney ? -- born 1801 children Moses J. 1824 md Absilla Howell Ananias 1832 md Emma Emily Ann Williams Lewis H. 1827 md Martha Elizabeth A. born 1837 Adney A. born 1839 Edith Amanda born 1842 Can anyone help on this line.
I'm looking for families of John Hill and Edney ? They were living in Wayne Co.1840 in the Buck Swamp Area, in the 1850 on the SS of the Neuse River,1860 they were living in Duplin Co,and by 1870 they had died. I'm hoping someone can help me. Their record is as follows: John born 1790 in Wayne. Edney born 1801, their children were, Moses J. b.1824 md Absilla Howell Ananias b.1832 md Emma Emily Williams Lewis H. b.1827 md Martha Elizabeth A. b 1837 Adney A. b 1839 Edith Amanda b 1842 Any help would be more than welcome. Thanks Donna
Any info on Benjamin Pike, father of John William Pike (John was born 2/10/1841). John is buried in Raleigh, NC. The cemetary lists his parents as Benjamin Pike and Pollie Langston, both of Wayne County, NC.
i've been searching for a Walter WILLIAMS who m. Nancy BENNETT, Wake Co. 1809 and a fellow researcher advises that there are Walter WILLIAMSes living in Wayne Co. presently. Would any of the latter descend from the former? Any help would be appreciated. Joe Williams
Searching for any information on a Mary Williams born about 1823 in the Indian Springs area. Mary married a Major Benjamin Price born about 1824. Their children were George, Emma, Julia, Mack, Mary, Edith, Rebecca, Jane Hays, and Major Ben. Any information about Mary and here Ancestors would be greatly appreciated. I am willing to share all information I have.
Searching for any information on a Major Benjamin Price born about 1823 in the Indian Springs area. Major married a Mary Williams born about 1824. Also, if anyone has any information on a Anthony Price who married a Mary Holmes. Trying to find a connection between Major Price and Anthony Price(They may have been bothers). I am willing to share any information I have.
I'm searching for any information on a William Mckeel Price b. Abt 1785 who married Barbara Ann Barfeild. They had a child named Jesse Berfeild Price who married a Levicy Dilliard who had a daughter named Zilpha Price who married a George W Kornegay. I will share any information i have if any one has any information on William Mckeel Price i would greatly apricate any help you can offer. Thanks Ray
Ebenezer WHITNEY is listed on the 1790 Wayne Co. census. He was the son of Elnathan Whitney who lived in New England. By 1800, he and his family had moved to Randolph Co. NC. He was married to Jemima POWELL/HALL April 30, 1777, at the Center MM (Quaker), Guilford Co. NC. They had the following children who may have been born in Wayne Co.: Elizabeth b Feb 20, 1780; Ransom b. July 12, 1782; Demsey b. May 5, 1784; Eli b. Sep. 11, 1788; and possibly Ebenezer b. after 1790. I am seeking any information about this family in connection with Wayne Co.
Looking for descendants of James McCandless b.1827, died 1892 who married Susan Scott. Both are buried in Belfast, NC. Also, James McCandless is believed to be scotch-irish but his trail in America only begins in 1863. Please email me at email@example.com if you can help.
Looking for information on Hillard Lewis married to Elizabeth (?) first appearing in the 1850 Census for Wayne County, NC. A grocerkeeper at Neuse Township. Hillard Lewis b. ca 1815 and Elizabeth b. ca. 1813. I have from this point forward..., cannot find where he or she came from however. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
I am looking for Wright Taylor. He married Patience -- dont no her last name. She died in 1877 & Wright some time from 1850 to 1860 -- the census tells that. Also looking for Wright's father & where he is from. This couple has 7 childern: Kinchen b 1833. Mary b 1837. Luceretia 1839 Jesse 1841 William 1845. James 1847 Nancy 1851 Jesse married Caroline (no last name on her).
I am researching a little-known branch of the HOLLAND family tree. My son-in-law is Jerry Robert Holland, Jr. from Lenoir Co., NC. Some of the names in this line are: Nancy Holland b. 12/22/1851, d. 8/31/1892, wife of Dan Davis. Rebecca Holland b. 2/29/1848, d. 10/8/1935, wife of J.G. Haynes. George W. Holland b. 6/22/1857, d. 7/2/1928. Caroline H. Holland b. 8/23/1857, d. 11/27/1939, wife of G.W. Holland. J. Roscoe Holland b. 4/23/24, d. 2/26/45 in WWII. Annie Rachel Holland b. 2/6/1893, d. 5/16/1965, wife of J. Rossi Holland. J. Rossi Holland b. 1/30/1892, d. 2/2/1966. Rachel C. Holland b. 1/18/1902, d. 9/16/1896, wIfe of Earl W. Holland. Earl W. Holland b. 8/20/1902, d. 3/12/1934 Jerry R. Holland, Sr. Lives near Goldsboro, NC. His father was J. Rossi Holland who was killed in WWII. Jerry was raised by J. Roscoe, his grandfather. Any help would be appreciated. There are lots of infant Hollands buried in the cemetary where I got this info.
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