Lindley, James. Before 1811. Searching for information regarding James Lindley, left Wayne County about 1811, according to information in 1883 History of Howard County, IN, edited by Charles Blanchard. When he removed from Wayne Co., NC he lived in Richmond, IN area for several years, and in 1847, entered land North of Greentown, Howard Co., IN. James was the father of Tence, Charles, and James Lindley, and daughters were married to John Armantrout and Jacob Elliott. These three know sons and sons-in-law eventually followed James to Howard County, IN. The last residence of James was in Clinton Co., OH, after 1847. Blanchard stated that James Lindley was of a prominent NC family followed the profession of farming. Any information about this family would be most appreciated. Thank you. Judith Harrell Coe, Martinsville, IN.
Seeking any info on Brewer family in Johnston Co NC late 1700's. Jacob Parker Brewer died there 1784, widow Martha. His dau Jane/Jenny mar Francis Evans there 1784. His son David apparently moved to Marion Co SC c1798. Connections to Moses Brewer family of Wayne Co indicated. Also connections to Yelvington/Elvington family of Johnston Co to Marion Co SC. Any info on Johnston Co Brewers would be appreciated.
Searching for information on the Durden/Durdino family of early Dobbs County and of Wayne County. Original settlers were John, Richard and William Durdino. William Durdino's family intermarried with the Hooks, Basses, Hilliards, Daniels and Hollowels. A large part of these families moved to Montgomery Co. Georgia around 1790. They may have originated in Anne Arundel Co. Maryland. Would welcome all replies and any information.
Am seeking information on all Barnhills in Edgecombe and the surrounding counties. I am in the process of updating a book on the Barnhills that I published in 1994 and would like to include as many of the Eastern North Carolina Barnhills that I can locate. You may contact me at A. Virgil Barnhill, Jr., P. O. Box 22621, Knoxville, TN 37933.
I am researching the family of William Hobson (b.1813) who lived in the Wayne Co., N.C. area around 1850. I am descended through his son Lewis Hobson (1838-1923) who moved into Cumberland Co., N.C. and eventually died in the Raeford area of Hoke Co., N.C. which had previously been part of Cumberland Co., N.C. I would really like to learn more about the Hobson family. It is kind of a lost family line in which my family lost contact and I know little about them. I have some information I have researched which I will be glad to share. I would really appreciate any help I could get.
Am gathering records and info on ALL descendants of the SASSER family of America. The vast majority of descendants of this family came from Sassers who settled in Johnston Co. in the mid-1700's and spread from here to GA, AL, TN, IN, MS and throughout the nation.
My 3rd great grandfather was Sanders Pinkney Cox, d. 1882 in Greene Cty., NC. Was son of Micajah Cox Jr. (1784-1837) and Sarah Hollowell of Wayne and grandson of Micajah Cox Sr. and Louise Lancaster of Wayne. Would love to know how name Pickney came into this family. There was/is a crossroads on north side of Neuse by name of Pinkney but can't find out why.
I am searching for any information on John Lee. His daughter Bertie Elizabeth Lee (my great-grandmother) was born on June 18, 1871 in Wayne Co. She married Peter S. Grady on March 6, 1895, also in Wayne Co. She also had a brother named Rufus E. Lee who was born in April 1866. Any information on this family, particularly John Lee's spouse or ancestors, would be very helpful and deeply appreciated!
Searching for info on all descendants of the TURNAGE family. The Turnages settled in Wayne Co. in the 1800's, coming from neighboring Greene Co. This family is descended from George Turnage Jr. who came to NC about 1705 from England. The family has spread from Wayne Co. to all over the country. Turnage Family Association
John Roberts(1721-1769) of Craven county NC. Descendent to John R. Roberts builder of Roberts school house, historical site in Wayne County, NC. John R. Roberts was married to Mary Nancy Ward. John Roberts of Craven County had at least one son, John Roberts who was married to Susan Magness. They had at least one son, Henry Roberts who was married to Nancy Smith, a descendent of William Carrington Smith of England. Other names of interest in the Roberts Tree are: Henry Roberts, Nancy Roberts, Richard Roberts, John William Parker, J. W Ward, Elkanah Fields, Cullen Hardy Talton, Mildred Talton, U. J. Roberts: other surnames include Howell, Wall, Hlubin, King, Kirkman.
I am looking for information regarding the Rentfrow (also Renfrow) family. John lived around 1700. John, Jr., Jacob, and Jacob, Jr. followed in the 1700's. Jesse (or Jessie) lived around 1850, and Arthur was born around 1885. I would appreciate any help with my family. Thank you.
Looking for any info. on Daniel Landmon Howell, born 4/12/1828, possibly in SC. Married Charity Flowers Howell from Wayne Co; children were: Benjamin, b. 1850, Marshall Thaddeus, b. 2/15/1852, Mary Ann, b. 1856 and Martha Lucresy, b. 1859. Daniel was killed in Civil war between May 12 and June 17, 1864. Any information on who Daniels's parent were (possibly a Haywood Howell) or any info. about his siblings would be greatly appreciated.
Seeking information on marriage of Bessie Lou Hill and Paul Edward Braddock. I do not know where the wedding took place. Nor do I know the year. I only have an invitation which states the date as Wednesday, 8 April. My guess is 1896 or possibly 1903. I know Bessie Lou Hill was the daughter of A.F. and Mary, or Martha Thompson Hill. The mother was born in Wayne County, NC. She was a daughter of Josiah and Catherine Lilly Thompson. I have much information on the Thompson family mentioned above, and will be happy to share what I have.
I am looking for any information on the PRICE family of Duplin County. My Grandparents were Ike and Celia Price. My Grandmother was a Price before marring. If you have any information, it would be helpful, because I am just beginning my search. Thanks.
Seeking information/parentage on Lemuel BARTLETT of Greene County, born circa 1810, and wife Cynthia WARD (?), born circa 1815. They had 9 children as of 1850, including my ancestor Jethro Bartlett. Parts of family later moved to Pikeville, Wayne County, NC. Also seeking information/parentage of Spias WARD, born circa 1798, and wife Nancy RADFORD, born circa 1810, both in Greene County. Their daughter, Jane Elizabeth Virginia Ward is my gg grandmother, and married Jethro Bartlett. Will share any information. Thank you in advance for helping me with these lines!
Seeking information of Zilphia ODOM who married William Henry WARRICK. Zilphia d. 6-Aug-1881 and is buried in Wayne Co. Seeking information of parents of William Henry Warrick, son of Job Warrick and Nancy BROWN. He was born in Sampson. Job Warrick d. 16-Dec-1879 in Wayne Co. Have info to share. Thank you.
I am searching for information on John Lee (1750s-1839) who married Elizabeth in Wayne Co., NC in the late 1700s. I'm not sure where in North Carolina he was born. I am trying to find out his parents' names as well as Elizabeth's last name. John supposedly is part of the Lee family of Virginia. I can furnish more information. I would apprectiate any information that may further my research. Thanks, Greg Wainright
HINES, Joshau F. b. 1842 in Wayne Co.NC, married first Mary DAVIS 1844. Married second Nancy COLE OVERMAN 1900, d. 1901-1909. Known children Charity, Anna, Joseph F., Emma, and Silas Hines. Seeking info. on his parents, siblings, and descendants.
Baker family. Ancestors of Rev. Exum F. Baker and Furney Baker. Rev. Baker was tobacco farmer in Wayne Co. or vicinity in 1920-30s. Then he attended Mars Hill College, and went on to be the pastor of New Friendship Baptist in Winston Salem NC.
Looking for info about:SANDERSON, Clifton Kinston about1939 Sanderson, William Sanderson, Daniel Ernest, born May 1916. Their mother was Smith, Flora. Who was their dad????? Sanderson, Daniel was my husband's grandfather Sasser, Michael Edward Is my husband, born in Mt. Olive, 8/53.
William Harris (b. 1820's) of Wayne County, NC. married Margett _______ (b. 1820's) also of Wayne County. I only have information on one son, a J. M. Harris (9-10-1856 to 4-2-1918) born in Wayne County, NC, buried at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Florence Co., SC who married Eliza A. Poston (10-10-1858 to 6-23-1919) of Florence County, SC and is also buried at Salem. I would appreciate any information on the Harris' of Wayne County that will tie into William Harris.
I am looking for information on John J. Whitley born 1715 and died about 1761. I am his fourth great grandson. He had 4 sons, John, Needham, Fereby, Jerusha, and 3 daughters, Delilah, Honor, and Nancy. I can not make a connection but think he or his father entered the country through the Isle of Wright, Va. There are several home pages that persons researching this line might find interesting
I am Glenn Yarbrough. I am researching the Sasser family that moved from Wayne County, NC to Screven Co., GA in the mid 1700s. I would appreciate any info anyone could give me on this family and related lines. Thanks!
Looking for Solomon John Roberts born 1803 in Wayne Co.N.C. Might have moved to Horry S.C. but not sure. Died in 1859, had one son that I know of, his name was William Woodberry Roberts, born 1845, married to Martha Ann Watts of Horry S.C.
I am trying to trace my family history back to England. My grandparents Lloyd Barnes and Matha Betire Holland came from Wayne County. I know that my great grandfather John A. Barnes built a brick two story house near Fremont that still stands. I had always been told that my family originated from Ireland, but as I am now posted in the Midlands (Northamptonshire, England I have found that the surname Barnes orginated in this area. If I could find out anything later on my great grandfathers family I might be able to trace the family to this area. There is a town called Catherine D'Barnes up above Stratford - Upon Avon. Any information that could be found in the next year would be greatly appreciated.
I would like to contact anybody who knows of or has ever heard of an Emma Lea Bryant of Greensboro, born 4/29/1894. She married David Holland of Wayne County, had two little boys and abandoned them. I am her granddaughter.
Seeking information on ancestors of Millard Fillmore SASSER, b 1870 d 1946 m 1891 to Nelia Frances HUNEYCUTT, b 1874 d 1960. Both buried Big Lick Cemetery, Stanly County NC. Father of Millard F. Sasser believed to be Cullen Joseph Sasser, b 1834 Wayne County NC.
I am descended from Pollie Ann Denmark, born 02-28-1854 in Wayne Co. NC. She married James Wilson Stroud of Orange Co. NC on 12-03-1878. Pollie (or Mollie) Ann Denmark was daughter of Joseph Dixon Denmark (of Duplin Co. NC) and Patience Lewis on 12-15-1844.
Looking for parentage of Willis Pipkin, Mar 13,1808, Wayne Co, NC. Married Mary "Polly" Couch? c1828-30. lst child born AL. It is reported that Willis is 1/2 Cherokee. It is further reported that his parents are Lovett Pipkin and Catherine "Kitsey" Duncan. I am attempting to prove or disprove this. Thanks
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