In the late 1760's a Micajah Casey is recorded on the Dobbs County tax rolls. The 1790 census placed him in Wayne County. He and his Wife, Sarah ?, raised eight children in that county. Does anyone have any information as to his parents and what state he left before arriving in NC? Any help is appreciated. Bill
I am looking for information on Olivia Howell, she donated the land that Stoney Creek Church is built on. My grandfather, her son,name is Redden Howell, he married Peggy (Fanny) Davis, daughter of Charles Robert Davis and Polly Davis. Olivia Howell is buried at Stoney Creek cemetary. Any information regarding her and her ancestors would be greatly appreciated. I do know that she never married. Thank you for your help.
A Lewis SASSER b. est 1850, worked for John Pate in Wayne Co. 1870 census, married his daughter Emma Pate, I believe in 1880. He m. Matilda Talton in 1893 father William Henry Talton lived in Wayne co NC. Harrison Sasser b.in 1895 m. to Peggy Toler in Wayne Co. Any idea of Lewis' parents or children of Lewis and Emma? Also of Matilda? Thanks, Gail
Looking for Benjamin Ward (m.Piety Thomas) b.1825-30 in Seven Springs. Decendants: William, Gideon, Sidney, Benjamin, Hiram & Luby. Any info. I have a lot of family history, but need to get further back and also tie loose ends at present. Will gladly share. Also, looking for Daughtry, Daly, Denmark of Wayne Co.
LUCAS Seeking any information on any Lucas family of Wayne County. All are descendants of John Lucas of Dobbs and Wayne County. Prpraring a full genealogy of the John Lucas descendants. A publication will be prepared and will be made available at cost to all interested parties. Family now numbers close to 8000. Please contact me if you are a Lucas descendant.
Searching for information on Croom family, specifically Jesse Croom. My g-g-g-grandmother was Zelpha Davis. (born 1795?). Her father was beleived to be Jesse Croom. Thought to be from Wayne County. Trying to locate any information on the Croom family. Thanks.
Nathan Snipes- I am seeking info on Nathan Snipes, my gggf who was born some time around 1830-35, possibly in Johnston Co. He was married twice, once to Polly Pearce, who died in childbirth. They had one child, William. He later married Martha Strickland and had 7 other children, including my ggf, Elija Thomas Snipes. Later moved to Wayne Co. where he died in early 1900's. I am specifically interested in the parents of Nathan Snipes.
I'm trying to trace my Reaves family tree. My oldest known ancestor is James Stephen REAVES Sr. who was born January 10, 1838 in Goldsborough, NC, died July 1, 1910 in Coalgate, Ok. I have no information on his parents, except the family tradition that his father came from Germany and his mother came from Denmak. I would appreciate any information anyone can give me on his parents or his siblings, if any. James Stephen Reaves Sr. married Bille Ried BARN. Their only known child was George Columbus Reaves, born Januray 12,1890; died February 12, 1940, I assume there must have been a male child named James Stephen Reaves Jr., but I have no information on him. At some time my Reaves family moved from NC to Arkansas by way of Oklahoma. Cheryl Reaves White, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
needing information on Walter Marion McCullen, he lived in warsaw/mt. olive area. His father was John William McCullen and mother was Menvill Howell. Walter had a son, Laurence D. McCullen and a daughter Mildred. Any information would be helpful.
Seeking info.on children of Archilus Howell & wife, Elizabeth. Archilus died abt.1811 in Wayne Co.N.C., Earliest rec. is 1782,Wayne Co. Children's names; Abraham (md. Nancy Pate), Needham(md.Betsey Pate), Stephen, John (md. Nancy Boyet), Elizabeth (md, David Pate.She died young leaving two children, Stephen & Charity), Caleb (md Selia Boyt), Henry (md. Theona (or Bethany Pate), Daniel (md. Sally Langston). Need marriage dates for children & names of their children & dates of birth. Need maiden name of Elizabeth Howell, Archilus' wife.Willing to share free info on Caleb Howell ,wife and fam. email@example.com
1807 Henry Dinkins and Polly Price Ancestors?? My family records show Henry Dinkins of Wayne Cty, NC married Polly Price. Henry was born about 1807. A child born in NC was Frederick Dinkins in 1829. The family moved to Indiana about 1834. I have records for the Dinkins in Indiana. Seeking information on Henry Dinkins and Polly Price and their ancestors. The only Dinkins I find in the Wayne County census is James Dinkins. Wonder about a possible link to Henry Dinkins Thanks Rod Dinkins Oceanside, CA
Looking for information on John Colyar & Rhoda Pearson married Dec. 13, 1800. John Colyar born on May 24, 1780 in Perquimans County, NC & Rhoda Pearson born on March 7, 1779 in North Carolina. Any infromation will be helpful.
William Nicholas JORDAN married Hepsy WILLIAMS. Nick's father was Steven Jordan of Wayne Co. My ancestor Sarah Bonner Jordan WILKINS was Nick's eldest child. Are there any Jordan descendants working on this line?
Looking for information on Ralph L. HOWELL, Sr., who is listed on 1790 Wayne Co. census as head of household, no children. Probably recently married. Wife Margaret (1777-1863). My g-g-grandfather Ralph Howell, Jr. was born in Wayne Co. (1813-1847) & died in TN, as did his mother, Margaret. Can't trace any more info about Ralph Sr. Ralph Jr.'s wife, Narcissa BRINT(1815-1897) was born in Wayne Co. and died in TN. If these names fit any info you have, I'd be pleased to share what I have on the TN branch of the Howell family, including 7 generations, some now in CA and various other states.
Seeking anyone who knows of this family that appears in the 1850 Wayne Co NC census. Page 172, North side of the Neuse, dwelling 396 Bryant Penington age 42, no occupation, b. NC Saletha Penington, age 31, b NC Charrity Hatcher, age 35, b. NC Sarah Hatcher, age 5, b. NC My Bryant ancestors came from somewhere in NC and settled before 1835 in Sevier Co. TN. Several coincidences in the above census record spark my interest. First, the fairly unusual name Saletha is also used in my Bryant line. Second, my Bryants married Pennington and Hatchers in TN. I'm wondering if there is any connection. If anyone knows about this family, please email me at MegLinGun@aol.com. Thanks!
I am researching the family of Ezekiel and Elizabeth Watson. Ezekiel was born in Wayne Co. about 1795. Cannot find any info on who his parents were. I have found out that they moved to Stokes Co where their first child Thomas W. was born. They had two more children born in NC James W. and John Watson. Ezekiel moved his family to Newton Co GA around 1837. I have verified this from census and birth records. Their remaining children, Sarah Jane, Mary Ann, Nancy J. and William Jackson were all born in GA. Would appreciate any help that could be given on this one. Thanks
Seeking information on the family of Zeb Vance SNIPES, b. 1887, m. Maude E. Unknown, b. 1892. Both died in Wayne county, NC; I have the following children for them: Grace, James and John Snipes. I would especially like to find out the parants of Zeb and Maude.
I'm seeking information on the family of Phillip David SNIPES, b. 1859, m. Sarah Elizabeth BRASWELL, b. 1861; they had 8 children, most of whom were b. in Wayne county, as was Sarah. Any information on connections are apprciated.
just starting search on family tree please help. grandparents are ottis crumpler and zula may (mae) propst. father is maurice leon crumpler, mother is donna gayle baughman,. have ancestors in north carolina. have been told there is a town called crumpler or crumplersville. please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org thank you Daniel Webster Crumpler
I'm related to Noah Radford b. 1760 in Wayne County, North Carolina. Noah's father's name is William Radford b. unknown in North Carolina or Virginia. Noah's mother's name is Rachel (Maiden Name unknown), presumed born in either North Carolina or Virginia. Noah's wife's name is unknown. A son of Noah's is named John Radford, b. circa 1796 in Wayne County, North Carolina. Do you have any information on these people or would you be willing to help me find information on them? I'll be glad to share any information I have. I've been searching for nearly 32 years and have collected 16,600 names with information.
I am looking for the parents, date of death, middle name of Stephen D. Phillips b. 1818, m. Sarah A. Branch, was believe to move to Goldsboro from Greene County. He was a tailor, a Capt. in the Confederate Army, 27th Regiment, Co. A. He is buried at Willowdale Cemetery. Children: William Peter b. 1847, James Henry b. 1849, Martha Elizabeth b. 1850, Stephen b. 1853, John D. b. 1855, Addie b. 1862, Robert H. b. 1864, Sally V. b. 1866, George P. b. 1868.
I am looking for the parents, date of death, middle name of Sarah A. Branch b. 1828, m. Stephen D. Phillips, lived in Goldsboro. She is buried at Willowdale Cemetery. Children: William Peter b. 1847, James Henry b. 1849, Martha Elizabeth b. 1850, Stephen b. 1853, John D. b. 1855, Addie b. 1862, Robert H. b. 1864, Sally V. b. 1866, George P. b. 1868.
I am looking for information on Calvin Edmundson who's wife name is Adaline. He was born in 1848 or 1849? He died in 1900 and is buried near Eureka, NC in Wayne County. Calvin and Adaline had a son named Walter Hamilton Edmundson who is my grandfather. The graves are located in the Edmundson Family Cemetary. Anyone having information on him or his wife please let me know.
My second great-grandparent was Samuel Musgrove, born 1797 in Wayne County, NC. He married Catherine (Kitty) Moss. They had three children, Margaret, born 1835; Sarah, born 1838 and Samuel, Jr., born July 4, 1839 in Wayne County, NC. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you! Mary Padgett
Looking for for my grandmother's mother & father. Her name was Nannie Davis. She married Ed Rollins in about 1917. She had one twin sister, Annie. Their father left them substantial acreage on New Hope Rd just off Patetown Rd in Goldsboro. Thanks.
I have a Malchus Talton who m. his second wife Linda- Lindey Aycock in Nov 1865 after he came home from civil war. They were m. in Wayne co. NC and there children are James C. b 1867, Zelphia b 1868, Bennet b. 1869 does anyone know of her family Aycock in this county. Thanks Gail
I'am looking for grave sites for the following people on my West line: Cullen West died March 18th, 1891 around Bullhead twp; his wife Nancy -nee Coley West same area about 1909; Cullen West (grandson to both) died between 1906 -1909. Any info. would be most helpful. Thank you T.R.W.
I am looking for a direct link to a Revolutionary War soldier or contributor so I can become a member of the DAR. My family comes from Wayne Co. My name is Anne-Marie (Dee) Hooks Cookson. My father's name was Hersel Hooks of Salem County, NJ. He was a descendant of James Calhoun Hooks of Wayne CO, NC.
Can anyone tell me who John S. Scoggins is, I found him listed in the Spanish-American War rooster as a private for the First NC REgiment Co. G from Goldsboro NC. My Scoggins heritage comes from Cumberland and Moore counties.
My ancestor, John Henry WOOTEN (b ca 1798-d ca1873) of Wayne Co. moved to Anson Co. with his wife Pheriby Newsom about 1830.They had 1 child, Zilpha Wooten (b.between 1820-1825) If you have any information on what might have happened to Zilpha-- if she married, etc., I would appreciate hearing from you.
I have two ancestors: Zachariah Parker born 1791 and his wife Katherine "kitty" Vann who both died in Wayne County NC . I am looking for informatino about their children and their parents. Zachariah died in 1863 and Katherine died in 1869. Any information would be much appreciated. Thanks! Y.S.
Seeking any information on the Burnhams of Wayne Co., N.C. Frederick Burnham was born 1785 in Duplin County,N.C. and died after 1860 in Wayne Co. I believe he was the father of: Elvy b. 1823, Nancy b. 1827, William b. 1830, Isaac R. b. 1831, Jacob H. b. 1833, and Charity b. 1842. There probably were more children. Anything on Frederick or his descendents would be appreciated. Also, Frederick had a newphew William Burnham b. c1794 that lived in the Buck Swamp Dist. of Wayne Co. He was son of John Burnham. He also had a large family. Any info. on any of these Burnhams would be most appreciated. Sincerely, Hank Burnham.
Seeking proof of parents of Margaret Annley HAYES x l. John Jackson COTTEN 2. Lee of Sampson Co. 3. Anderson. Margaret Annley Hayes Cotten LEE ANDERSON born Wayne Co. 1813 died in Florida at age 99. She is desc. of Rev. Reuben Hayes of Wayne Co. (See J.B. Boddie for history of desc. of Peter Hayes of Pagan Point, Va. in 17th century)
Father may have been John HAYES of Wayne; mother, a WILLIAMS. Mary Julia COTTEN x Joseph Robert OVERMAN//Margaret Annly Elvira Jane Overman x James Louis COX, father Bryant Cox; mother, Penelope LOCKHART///Grandparents: Roderick Cox x Elsie Nichols.
Seeking information about Elizabeth Williamson who may have been a spouse of William Wooten in Wayne County near Fremont in 1850's or thereabouts. I have conflicting information. She may have been my great great grandmother. Other information shows my gg grandmother to be Laney Newsom, wife of William Wooten. Thomas Wootten email@example.com
I am looking for information about Noah DIXON (b. 4 Jan 1787 in Beaufort County, NC; d. 14 Jan 1883 in Wayne County, NC) and the family of his son Everette Dixon (b. 18 Mar 1845; d. 13 Mar 1926 in Wayne County, NC). I have some dates for births, weddings, deaths for this family and am willing to share my info. Thanks!
I am looking for info on relatives to Rome "Romulus" Thompson. Rome was born to Harry Thomson and Milly Collins in Johnston County June, 1848. Harry and Milly Collins were married in Johnston County March 2, 1835 and the bondsman was Lewis Thomson. Rome married Ursula Jernigan in Wayne County July 16, 1872. Rome died in Duplin County January 18, 1929.
I am seeking any information on the surname of Fulghum ( or variation of name) in Wayne County, NC. I am especially interested in a Louisa Fulghum aka Dinkins. She may have been an orphan. She was born abt 1850 in the Goldsboro area. She had a male child out-of-wedlock and a Bastardy Bond was ordered in September of 1865 against a William Hemby Bailey. Again, I would like to see any data on the Fulghums of Wayne County, NC.
Would like to share info about John HINES [c.1750-c.1815] of Wayne Co. He married a daughter of John EDENS of Johnston Co. John Hines was the brother of Charles Hines and they were sons of Robert Hines. John Hines removed to New Hanover Co. c.1778 where he died.
I am lookig for more information on these two townships: Piney Grove Township and Newton Grove Township. My Great Grandfather was Julius RAYNER/RAYNOR born about 1876 in Wayne County. I believe he may have been from around these areas. Any help is appreciated. Jeri Raynor Gallus
I'm looking for more info. on Frederick Grantham b. 1779 (s/o Joshua Grantham) and Charity Barfied b. 1777 (d/o Blake Barfield)and their children, Herring b. 1802, Barnabas b. 1806, Alley b. 1810, Whitley b. 1812, Dicy b. 1815, and Bowden Daniel b. 1818. Herring Grantham is my g-g grandfather. His wife's name was Mary/Piercy (?) b. 1811 or 1802. They had the following children before migrating to Pike Co. AL before 1836. Herring's children b. in Wayne Co. NC were Chely b. 1828 and Advinniel b. 1832. His other children b. in AL were Blany b. 1836, Young b. 1839, Hannah b. 1841, Joel b. 1843 (my g-grandfather), James b. 1845, Leonidas b. 1847, and David b. 1850. Any marriage, court, or land records for Herring Grantham would be very helpful in finding Piercy/Mary's maiden name. I think it may have been Bizzell, but I am not sure. Thanks for any and all responses. Please respond directly to my email address. Sue (Grantham) Wilkinson
I am seaching for a Supreme Court Case in Wayne Co. between 1817-1821 that shows a depostion made by Frederick Grantham (son of Joshua). I have an excerpt from that court case that states the following: "Question by Hood: What relation are you to Joel Grantham (son of Thomas)? Answer: We are cousins, our fathers were brothers." Frederick is my g-g-g grandfather. He di. 10 Jan 1839, Feb. Ct. 1839 and left a will that named his children. If anyone can locate this Supreme Court Case in Wayne Co. NC and tell me what it was about, I will certainly appreciate your help. Thank you. Please send all responses to my email address. Sue (Grantham) Wilkinson
I am searching for information on a Norman Martin born 1806 in Wayne County and a Mary (Polly) Dean born 1806 in Wayne County. They later moved to Robeson County, where they were married in 1828. Any information would be appreciated, as I appear to be at a dead end. Also, Margaret Miller posted a query 2/12/1997, looking for information on a Richard Martin, who died in Wayne County pre-1800s. Her email address appears to no longer be valid. If she or anyone else is looking for information on this Richard Martin, I may have what you're looking for.
I am searching for the parents of Joel R. Hines (b. 3/12/1845 - d. 1/20/1912) and his wife Penelope Elizabeth Becton (b. 8/25/1855 - d. 3/3/1900). The couple is buried in an old city cemetery in Goldsboro. Interested in any info on this couple.
I am searching for the descendants of William Peter Phillips b. 1847, James Henry Phillips b. 1849, Stephen Phillips b. 1853, John D. Phillips b. 1855, Sallie Phillips b. 1857, Lou Ada Phillips b. 1862 m. ____ Kuester Robert, Hoke Phillips b. Oct. 1864, Lula V. Phillips b. ca 1868, and George P. Phillips b. 1868 m. Jenny Casey
Who was the town of Grantham, Wayne Co., NC named after? Does anyone have any history on this? My line of Granthams came from Wayne Co. NC, and they came from the Edward Grantham line out of Surry, VA. I descend from Joshua Grantham and Pheriby Herring's son, Frederick Grantham and his wife Charity Barfield.
I am looking for any information on Pierce Brogden and Amy Bread Brogden, parents of Curtis Hooks Brogden. I am needing the names of all the children that Pierce and Amy had. If anyone can help me, I would grately appreciate it.
I am searching for info in ref. to my great-grandfather John W. Lee, born 17 Nov 1870 (Wayne Co.) and his father Thomas R. Lee born 21 Sept 1841 (probably in Sampson Co.) and a CSA veteran. Any info greatly appreciated, esp. possible relation to Gen. Robert E. Lee. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer this beginner!
Seeking information on Joseph Gray EDGERTON, b. abt 1845, and Celia Elizabeth SNIPES, b. abt 1850, m. in Goldsboro, Wayne co., NC on Feb 21, 1867. I need any information on either side; I suspect Celia may have come from Marion, SC.
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