William STANLEY landed in NC in the Spring of 1780 from England. He settled in Johnston Co. by the 1790 census. Wife is unknown, but fathered at least 3 sons, James, George, and; Dave. James married Sarah? BRADBERRY, daughter of James Bradberry of Wayne Co. They were wed ca 1805 and lived in Johnston Co. where my gggranpa, James Bradberry Stanley, was born June 27, 1809. Some time around 1820 they all moved to Henry and Pike Co. AL. From there they migrated to Trinity Co. TX in 1855. Any information on these families would be appreciated. Thanks. Joe Walker
Seeking information on my great grandfather Josiah THORNTON (1859-1927). He was a teacher and a Disciple of Christ (Christian) minister Johnston and Sampson counties. One of his brothers was Reverend Green R. Richardson, who moved to Wayne County. I would also like to correspond with Thornton descendants fron Johnston County, especially with roots in Meadow Township.
Would like to find the parents of Jonathan ROGERS, Sr. b. abt 1764 in Wayne County, NC d. Oct 10, 1793 m. est. 1783-1792 Elizabeth DANIEL b. Nov. 07, 1768 d. Jul 12, 1847 the parents of 1.Jonathan ROGERS, Jr. b. Feb 13,1793 Wayne County, NC d. Jan 09, 1871 in Arkansas m. March 12, 1812 in Wayne County, NC Sarah ROUNDTREE d. Oct 17, 1794 Wayne County, NC d. Jan 18, 1864 in Arkansas
Looking for the descendants of Raeford Benton. Per the Wayne County 1850 Census, Raeford was from Sampson County and married Nancy ?. Their children were Furiny (Age 20 Female), James (Age 19 Male), Charity (Age 16 Female), Urica (Age 15), Joseph (Age 13 Male), William (Age 11 Male), Rachel (Age 9 Female), and Nancy (age 8 Female). In the 1860 Wayne County Census, Raeford and Nancy had another child Polly (Age 1 Female). It is believed that Nancy married a Grant and Polly married a Morzingo. Please help...
Need any information on Issac MORRIS family in Wayne County about 1785-1800. Issac Morris, s of Zach Morris and Anne WILLIAMS, m Millicent BUNDY, d Demsey Bundy in Wayne County about 1788. The family was Quaker and had thirteen children. Children were Zachariah, Demsey, Nathan, Jeremiah, David, Zadok, John, Issac, James, Nancy, Sarah and two other females. The family moved to Grayson County, VA about 1800. Will gladly exchange information.
I am searching for information on the families of my 6-G grandparents, Francis and Mary ROUNDTREE. Francis left a will in Johnston County, NC in 1748. His son, Cader Roundtree, was my 5-G grandfather. Cader married Penelope RENFROW, who was b. ca 1774 in NC. I found Cader in the 1790 census of Beaufort Co, NC; 1800 and 1810 census of Wayne Co, NC. By 1820 the family had moved down into Morgan Co, Georgia, where Cader died in August of 1821. Any information you may have concerning ROUNDTREE families of North Carolina would be appreciated. Thanks! Chuck Ritchey
I am looking for the ancestors of Edmund Coor, my great grandfather, who was born about 1811 in North Carolina according to the 1880 census and family tradition. He died about January 17, 1895, in Wayne County. He married first Anna Mariah COX, daughter of Levi Cox, prior to 1838, and they had eight children. Anna Mariah Cox Coor died between the 1880 census and January 4, 1882, when Edmund Coor remarried (he was 69 or 70 years old at the time!) to Adrianna Hooks. They had five children, including my grandmother, Annie Eugenia Coor, who married Milford Aycock. They are buried in the Aycock cemetery in northwestern Wayne County.
Searching for info and records on all descendants of the SASSER family. This family first settled in adjoining Johnston Co. and moved into Wayne Co. by the 1770's. The family spread from here to almost every state in the nation with the largest concentrations still in NC and other concentrations in GA, FL, AL, KY, AR, TX, MS, LA, and TN. Former US Senator James R. Sasser is a descendant of this family and also the Wayne Co. Sheriff.
I am researching GIDDENS, BRITT, and TAYLOR from North Carolina. John Giddens was born in the mid 1700's and md Sarah Taylor. They had at least 5 children, but I do not know all of their names. I find reference to the fifth child, and that is why I say there were at 5. They had a son Mitchell who md Letisha Britt. From what info I have they had 10 children. The oldest chid was John William Giddens. He md Sallie ?. The other names I have are Sarah Jane, James Thomas, George Lullen, Patience Elizabeth, Henry Clay, David Crockett, Mary Susan, Rustus Westley, Sophia Alice Gerome. From John's md there were 5 children- John Dawson Md Annie ?, Monroe C., Lewis W., Della F., Sally C. John Dawson only had one child that I could find. Robert Clyde. Robert md Grace Downing from Alabama. They had only one child. Robert Jr. That is my husband.
I am trying to find anything I can on the name Tomberlin, Tumberling, Or Tumberlin. The last I heard is the Tomberlins came to America from England in 1669 . The first were John and William Tomberlin, John married and had 4 children, John, Moses, William, and Thomas. Thomas lived in Wayne Co., NC from 1754 to 1841. Well this is as far back as I can get. My Great-Great Grandfather is Thomas Tomberlin (m) to Elizabeth Ellen Ritchie, so I believe the first ones are connected to me also. Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated User830617@aol.com
Seeking parents of Issac BOYETT found in 1820 census, Bladen Co. I believe he may be the son of Jacob Boyett of Wayne/Dobbs Co. He married Margaret SINGLETARY, daughter of Joseph E. Singletary Jr., who migrated to Leon Co., Fl., then to Thomas Co., Ga. Issac Boyett and Margaret Singltary settled in Decatur Co., Ga. about 1830. I would also like to find the marriage record for Issac Boyett and Margaret Singletary.
My grandmother's brothers left Wayne County, NC in the late 1890's. They were John born in 1870, Robert born in 1875 and Wyatt born in 1877; their parents were John and Viney Sauls PATE. They returned the year my grandmother Classie was born but was never seen or heard from again. If you have any information on them or their descendants, please email me. Thanks
Are you a Tindle (Tyndal, Tindal, etc), or do you know someone who is researching this family name? I am trying to find out about one of my wife's ancestors, Bryant Tindle (b1808), who came from Greene County and may have been born in Lenoir County. I would like to get in touch with anyone who has done research on the early history of the family in that area. If you know anyone who fits the bill, could you please let me know their name. Thank you.
Looking for information on William Watson, Sr. (died 11 May 1854), William Watson, Jr. (died 04 Feb,1857), Jane Watson (died 23 March,1871). Jane may have been the wife of William Sr. or Jr. These names are listed in the family Bible of William Sr.'s son Neill Watson who lived in Sampson County, NC.
How can I find out if my Great Grandfather fought at the Battel of Benntonville? Although his home was in Wake County, my gradparents moved and lived outside of Selma, North Carolina on Buffalo Road. My great grandfather was John A. Barnes and my grandfather was Lloyd Mayberry Barnes married to Bertie HOLLAND. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Any information on George LANE of the Mt Olive area. G. Lane died in the 1950s I think. Any information on the parents of Ina PEARSALL of Mt. Olive. I. Pearsall died in 1985. Any information about the parents of Robert Lee KORNEGAY of the Mt. Olive area. R. L. Kornegay died 8-22-19. Any information on the CASEY line from the Casey's Chapel area.
Looking for information on Winnie HOLLOMAN who married William ANDERSON. They were living in Dudley, Wayne Co., NC in 1860. Winnie Holloman age 20, was listed in the 1850 Wayne Co. NC Census with Harrell Holloman, age 32, Abner Holloman, age 45, Nathan Holloman, age 18, and Harris Holloman, age 2. I would appreciate any information.
would like information on the HODGES/HODGE family of Wayne County around 1800 . The father is Clarence Sr. Mother??? The children's names are Clarence Jr., Richard, Alex, George, Mattie, Clarence Jr. married Hattie NEWSOME. Their children's names are Hattie, Minnie Bell, Willie, Estelle and Clarence III.
I am searching for any information on my grandmother; Mildred Jane Boone b. 05 Sep 1896 in Wallace,NC, d.07 Mar 1948 in Sumter,SC. Her parents, Thomas Martin Boone b.23 Dec 1873 cty unknown, NC, d.02 Oct 1928 in Sumter, SC and Mary McLeod b.16 Oct 1869 cty unknown, N.C., d.25 May1927 in Sumter, SC.
Greatgrandmother Mcleod(Mary) was the fourth child of George Washington McLeod and Louisa Anderson McLeod. George was the sixth child of Norman Mcleod Jr and Elizabeth Adair Mcleod (of Cades,SC) and he was one of four sons of Norman Mcleod of Scotland from the Isle of Skye and beleived settled in Robinson County, NC (spelling?) and married Jeannet Morrison of Wayne Cty, NC. This information was taken from a book my grandmother had listed notes in and she did not list many dates . Please help!
I have researched my family line and have infered that the area in Duplin County known as Bowdens is associated with it. Can you direct me to more information as to where this family group originated or any information on it? Thank you, David Bowden This is my family line Myself David Bryant Bowden born 6/20/56 Raleigh N.C. Daniel Elwood Bowden Jr. born 11/24/28 Mt. Olive N.C. Josphine Norwood Bowden Daniel Elwood Bowden 4/16/1896 Brogden Township Wayne Co. N.C. Mary Davis/ Father James Davis Benjamin Nicholas Bowden 1/12/1869- 7/24/1933 Sarah Bowden John Baker Bowden Born 7/21/1826. Living with Needham Whitfield 1850 Wife Barbara A Herring Married June 27 1854 Children; Winey A., Sarah M, Betsie J, Polly, John N, Jessie B, Benjamin John Baker Married Mary Jones 11 May 1876 Duplin Co. One child William Mother of John Baker Bowden, Elizabeth Born around 1800
Trying to find information on my g grandmother and her family. Her name was Sarah Jane Wyatt. Her father was a baptist preacher. Information on the name WYATT will be most useful, also on Jimmy D. BARNES. He married Sarah. Sarah also married a TART, don't know his first name. Also my grandmother Rosa Lee Barnes who married Jimmy Paul LONG. Any information on these names would be most useful.
Interested in exchanging information with other members of the EDWARDS family. John Edwards d 1810, David Edwards d 1839, Barnabas Edwards b 1806, William Edwards b 1825/26. John Edwards left a Will in 1810, but wife was not named, who was she? David EdwardS left a will also. He and his wife Lydia were divorced. What was her maiden name? Barnabas EdwardS and wife Catherine left for Madison Co, TN. What was Catherine's maiden name? Any info on this family or other Wayne County Edwards would be appreciated. Also researching HOBSON and ROBERTS families.
Looking for any information about William REAVES/REEVES. He was in Dobbs County around 1778, in Wayne County by about 1786. Who were his parents? Who was his wife? Also looking for info about his son Lovett. Lovett's brothers included John and Adam.
Searching for information regarding my gg-grandparents, William Richard GAY and Matilda ROGERS. They were in Wilson County in the 1860 census. In 1870 Matilda was in Wayne County with her son, John William Gay. William Richard Gay died in the Civil War. I need information on both William and Matilda's parents, siblings etc. I have thus far been able to find nothing prior to 1860 on them.
I am searching for the ancestors of Frederick Jordan and Winneford Avent Jordan. They lived and owned land in Northampton County in 1758. They moved to Wayne County, North Carolina between 1758 and 1761 and owned land there and raised a large family. Their children's names were Aven, Pryor, Penelope (Penny), Dicey, Frederick, Jr, Eliazbeth, Matthew, Clarkey, Vicey, Charles, and Amey. I am a descendant of the Matthew line. I would like information on the children also. Thanks
I am looking for any and all information of the Jinnette family . If you have any information on a Joab Jinnette and Zilpha Jinnett it would be appreachated. According to the 6/7/1860 census they were liveing in Wayne Co. in the Pickville district
I am researching Jethro BARNES who left a will in Wayne Co., NC in 1816. Could anyone provide me with a copy of it? It was in Book RD 3/382. I am specifically interested in all family relationships and residences of heirs.
searching for McLeod. Norman McLeod b. approx. 1787 Isle of Skye -Scotland moved to North Carolina (Robeson or Bladen county) married Jeannet Morison of Wayne Cty had four sons ; Roderick, James, Daniel and Norman Jr. Norman Mcleod Jr b. approx 1813 county unknown married Elizabeth Adair of Cades ,SC. They had six children, Robert, Anne, Jimmy, Harriett, Jacob, Norman and George Washington McLeod b. approx 1843 married Louisa Anderson. They had eight children. One Mary McLeod, b.16 Oct1869, d. 25 MaY 1927 Sumter, SC married Thomas Martin Boone; b. 23 dec 1873, d. 2 oct 1928 Sumter,SC. Thomas was believed to be born in North Carolina, county unknown. Please help!
I am looking for the wife of JOHN HOWELL. John Howell was born in Wayne County NC 1753. He died 1840 in Wayne Co., NC. I have seen deed records for a John Howell and his wife Isabell. Does anyone know this Isabell? Was she Isabell Jernigan? What is her last name?
We are seeking information on Haddie Floyd b. 1861 in Northern Georgia in what we believe to have been part of the Cherokee Tertority at one time. We know nothing of her parents. She died after 1934 as our mother was born in 1934 the year Haddie Floyds' husband Braunt Johns died. Haddie lived with our Grandparents for a time. No one remembers when she died and her grave is unmarked. Haddie Floyd told our mother that she was full blooded Cherokee Indian. She spoke funny but English; stating she had been taught in White mans school. She also stated that the white man had given her family the name of Floyd because they could not say the Cherokee name. We had a painting done of Haddie and Braunt that was made from a very small photo that Haddie carried inside a locket that was handed down through the family. To our knowledge Braunt always lived around Nahunta Georgia area, but we have no idea where they were married. We would guess higher up into Georgia. We have no knowledge of either of their parents names. We do Know that their oldest child, our Great GrandFather was born in Wayne County, GA. in 1889. Any and all help or leads welcomed!
I'm looking for STANLEY information from NC. In the 1820 census it shows three Samuel STANLEYS. Two from Guilford County and one from Sampson Co. I'm leaning toward Sampson County. In wayne County, right next to Sampson County, there lists a Major Stanley. In the index of wills of Wayne County, it lists a will for Major Stanley. Does anyone out there have access to the will book that maybe could make a copy for me? I think Samuel could be Major's son because Samuel named his firstborn Major. Samuel married a Zilphia with last name unknown. They had five children in NC before moving to Hardeman County, Tenn, between 1827 and 1830. They were in the census of Hardeman County, Tenn., in 1830. Their children were Major Hamilton, Kizzie Ann, Margaret Ann, Hillery Harriel, and William Avender. If anyone can help me with this family I would be grateful.
I would like to know the reference for the first marriage of Quaker, Richard Cox. He is said to have married (1) Elizabeth Applewhite by 1750. Who were her parents? Their only child, Micajah Cox, was born in 1751.
WIGGS, Windsor. Son of Isbel Wiggs born Wayne Co. NC 1793. Father believed to be Thomas Wiggs. Married Sarah Barefoot (born March 10, 1799 in Wilson Co. NC) in 1816 in NC. Children: Willa Marie, Felix G., Morris, Blake, Raiford, William Henderson, Windsor, Sarah, James, Martha Matilda, and Anna Jane. Windsor and Sarah in Spartansburg, Randolph Co. Indiana.
Seeking information on Arthur DAVIS, farmer, b. about 1820 died prior to January, 1882. Evidently he was married twice, first to Rebecca WOODARD?, with children Samuel, John, Burrell, Nancy Ann and Sally Jane. His second marriage was to Amanda ____, in January 1857. They had one daughter that I have found, my gg-grandmother, Edith Elizabeth Davis. Arthur was in the 1850 census in Wayne County with Rebecca, the two oldest boys and a Darkis Woodard, who may be Rebecca's sister (the ages are close). In 1860, the census records show him with Amanda and all six children, including Edith, who was 3 monts old. Also in the household was a Mary Virginia, age 21. Amanda was 37 at the time of the census. Who is Mary Virginia and how does she fit into this household? Was she the daughter of Amanda by a previous marriage? A sister to Amanda? (there's that 16 year age gap). What was Amanda's maiden name? Who were Arthur's and/or Amanda's parents? Evidently these folks were in Wayne County forever. Is anyone else working on this line?
I'm researching the family of Godfrey STANSELL, b. 1799 NC, and Penelope BARDEN, b. 1809 NC. Penelope is the daughter of Arthur Barden, d. Sep 1843 in Wayne Co. My connection to this family is through their son, William B. Stansell, b. abt 1838 NC. William enlisted in Wayne Co. in the NC Infantry 25 Jun 1862. He later married Penelope "Nellie" WOOD, b. abt 1856 probably in Cumberland Co. William and Nellie had moved to Berrien Co., GA by the time of the 1880 census, but their third child, 'Belle,' was born in NC just a few months before.
Searching for parents of James HINSON/HENSON.Listed in 1800 census. Possible brother or son Elijah Hinson. In Wayne County census 1790 along with Elijah Hinson, Possible children of James Hinson are Abraham, Byran, James and Jesse.
Samuel STANLEY possibly from Wayne or Sampson County, married a Zilphia with last name unknown. I'm looking for the parents of Samuel Stanley and Zilphia's family. Their children were Major, Kizziah, Margaret, Hillery, and William. The children were all born in North Carolina before moving to Hardeman Co Tennessee in the late 1820's. Hint: Samuel named his first born son, Major Hamilton. I know that there was a Major Stanley in Wayne county in 1810 and 1820. Could there be a connection? Does anyone out there know Major Stanley's children? I know he had a will because I seen an index of wills from that county but haven't sent off for it yet. If anyone has any information on this family, please contact me. Thanks
William LANCASTER moved from Rich Square, Northampton County, to Dobbs County in 1772. At that time he was married to Ann OUTLAND, his second wife, by whom he had seven or eight children. This was a Quaker family. By his first wife, Sarah SANDERS, William had five children, one of whom was my ancestor William Sanders Lancaster, born in 1760 in Northampton County, who moved from Wayne County to Georgia around 1787 and settled eventually in Pulaski County, GA, around 1807. I am trying to find the name of the wife of William Sanders Lancaster. In some published sources his wife is said to have been Sarah TURMAN, but this has been shown to be incorrect. It seems that Sarah Turman was married to a different William Lancaster.
I am seeking information on the John GURLEY family. John died April 1794 in Johnston Co. NC. Wife Elizabeth Edwards(?). Children Robert, Joel, William, Edward, Lewis, Lazarus Jeremian, George, John. His will was executed 4-6-1794 and proved in 1795 Johnston Co. NC will book #1, page 88; also in Raleigh 56,091 p 7. Any information on ancestors or decendants will be greatly appreciated.
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