Searching for info on Gulielmus Smith, b.c.1735 and d. 10 March 1814 in Warren County, NC. Was a land owner in Wayne. Also need info on Jehu Faulkner, b. 20 Jan. 1820 and d. 1 May 1901. He is buried in the Person Cemetery in Wayne.
Searching for information on Hardy Rose. Hardy was probably a resident of Wayne Co. in mid-1800s. Hardy had children Archie Rose, Haywood, Pauline, Lucy, and Minnie Ruth who married Ed Howell. Siblings of Hardy Rose would be Nannie (Nan or Ann), Bushion, and John Wright. I would love to find the parents and ancestors of Hardy. Any and all information greatly appreciated.
I am looking for descendants of Harry Thomson and Millie Collins who were married in 1835 in Johnston County, N.C. Also, James Tadlock who married Sarah Thompson in Johnston or Wayne County. Rome Thompson married Ersula Jernigan in Wayne County. He is Harry's son. Rome is my greatgrandfather. Don't know who Millie's parents were. Any information on these people would be appreciated. Would be glad to share information that I have. Thanks Mary
Does anyone know the names of the children of Thomas Wright Rose from Johnston Co., N.C. Thomas born circa 1825 in Johnston Co. and found in the 1860 Wayne co., N.C. census. Thomas married Mary (Polly) Allen 12 July 1847. Siblings of Thomas were Benjamin Bryan Rose, William Nicholas Rose, George Pinckney Rose, and Lucy Elizabeth Rose. All help appreciated.
Does anyone have information on a family living in Wayne Co NC in 1860. Their names were John H Crawford,28 yrs old, student dentist. In 1850 I find him in Johnston Co and he is listed as a grocer. His wife was Patience Crawford, 28 yrs old. Her maiden name was Stevens and I am pretty sure that Jacob Stevens was her father. They had two children John W. Crawford 3yrs and Charles Crawford 10 months. I think John H. Crawford died during the Civil War. I have no idea what happened to Patience after about 1864 when I find her name on some land deeds. I think their son John W. Crawford was my great grandfather and he and his brother Charles were brought to GA between 1865 and 1870. Patience probable died during this time period. Any help that anyone can give me will be so much appreciated. I have been trying to find where my great grandfather came from for a long time.
Jacob Lamb (1725-1795) NC Jacob Lamb's will (Wayne Co, NC) probated in 1795 mentions a grandson John Lamb. Does anyone know the father of John Lamb? Who did John marry? Did he stay in Wayne Co? Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Is there a cemetery in or near Goldsboro where Confederate casualties were buried. I am looking for the burial place of Bennett LONG, a private in Co. K, 15th NC Regiment who died in a Goldsboro hospital April 6, 1862 of disease after only 10 months of service.
I am looking for William Dawson who had a daughter named Lucy (Luce) who married a Lane. She died sometime around 1803. Had a daughter named Mildred, Milly, Molly Lane who married Jesse Ginn around 1823/24.
John Exum DAVIS, Margaret SAULS, Thel BECTON, Charles DAVIS, Elizabeth NEWSOME (married a Davis in 1787), Gov. C. H. BROGDEN (I know he didn't marry and had no children). I am interested in parents and brothers and/or sisters.
Searching for any descendants of Booth, Lewis, William, George, Pierce Mozingo. They were b. abt 1745-1760. Especially would like to know the names of Booth Mozingo's four sons: William, Lewis, and George Mozingo migrated to Darlington Co, SC; their sister Sarah Mozingo, b. 1748, migrated to Marion County, SC. Also descendants of George HINSON too. Thanks, Gayle
It appears that my Rhoda Kinsey Gilbert (w of Martin Gilbert b 1791 NC) is the sister of Louis Kinsey, Upson County, GA in 1850 census with the latter's mother in law. Can anyone give me Louis and Rhoda's parents. I have suspected that grandparent was Absolum Kinsey. Will share what I can. W. Ray Walker email@example.com
I am looking for information on a Dr. Louie Smith and his wife who lived in Wayne County ca. 1899-1915 North Carolina and practiced medicine in Wayne County and Goldsboro. He and his wife adopted a daughter Anita whose mother was Lousia Strickland and her father could have been Dr. Rand of Smithfield, Johnston County, NC. At the time she went to live with Dr. Louie Smith she was living with her mother and Elijah Lee Lynch of Boonhill Township, Johnston County, NC. near Princeton or Rosewood. Any information I could recieve would be of great help to my family research. She was a half-sister of my mother. Thank you for reading my query. I am, Westa Talton Morris
Does anyone know where I could find church records 1750-1850 regarding births, marriages and deaths of Wayne County residents? I am particularly trying to find the marriage record of a Drusellah/Drusilla STEVENS/STEPHENS to a COOPER ca.
1805-1810. She was the daughter of John and Mary Stevens/Stephens, and had a son William S. Cooper born 1810, based
upon her fathers will and his Family Bible Records.
I realize the couple could have been wed in churches or by pastors in the area from which Sampson Co. was made or the
The marriage could have been performed by one of the Rev. Coopers, Fleet or William, or by Rev. Edward Brown, as it
appears that the Mr. Cooper in question was related to the Rev. Coopers and Miss Stevens/Stephens was related to Rev. Brown.
I am looking for Richard H. (Herron?) Hart, born about 1788 in Wayne Co., NC., who married Aseneth/Areena/Asentha Coonce/Koonce on March 7, 1808 in Davidson County, TN. He died in 1860 in Marshall County, MS. Any information you would have on him or his family would be greatly appreciated... firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!!.
Searching for information on the parents of William POPE and his wife, Delphia _____. William was born about 1814 and died in 1869. Delphia was born about 1814 and also died in 1869. According to estate papers, they appear to have died within a month or so of each other. They had eight children: Zilphia, b. abt 1837 James b. abt 1840, d. 24 Aug 1861 Benjamin b. abt 1843 Simon b. abt 1844 Matthew b. abt 1847 Jesse b. abt 1850 Levy b. abt 1854 Delphia b. abt 1859 The family lived in what is now the Nahunta area. Matthew married Eliza Cuddington. Any help would be appreciated. Will be happy to share information. I descend from James.
Looking for information on my family history and ancestry. Know anyhting about these people-do tell. Sallie Bell, Vivian Bell, John T. Price, Leon E. Bell, William "David" Bell, Thomas E. Bell, Davis L. Bell (known also as David), Minnie Farrior m. Davis Bell, Sallie Farrior -Minnie Farrior's older sister some may have her written as Sarah Farrior. Know anything about the history of these people and their children or siblings or parents not mentioned let me know. Where are my cousins I used to see?
I recently found an article on Rootsweb from the Mount Olive Tribune by Claude Moore entitled "The Stephen MILLER Family." I am interested in finding out more information about this family because I believe my ancestors were slaves on the old Miller plantation in Duplin County. Also seeking information on the JONES and MCKEEVOR/MCKIEVER/MCIVER families of Duplin and Wayne counties.
Looking for any information concerning the BELL family of Wayne Co.,NC from the 1700s to early 1800s. Looking especially for information concerning William and Elizabeth Bell - their son, John Bell (who married Leah DAWSON) - and their grandchildren William Bell, Lindsey Bell, Patience Bell (married William BRITT), Rebecca Bell (married Henry NIXON), and Clarkie Bell (married Williamson Vaughn LEWIS). Please email me if you have any information concerning these Bells.
Seeking information on Burrell Aycock, son of Simon Aycock of Wayne County. I believe his full name may have been Simon Burrell Aycock, named after his father of the same name. Born 1783, migrated to Louisiana and married Anne Pauline Gautreaux. Looking for information on father, mother and grandparents. Thanks.
PLEASE HELP! We are trying to find any information out about my Great Great Grandmother, Martha Susan Thompson. All that we know for sure is that she was born January 4, 1849 (there is a 2 year difference on her headstone) and she died June 12, 1930 here in Augusta, GA at her son John Thompson's house while visiting. According to her obit, she had lived her entire life in NC and was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church. We are not sure if Thompson is her married name or her maiden name. We cannot find a marriage licence, but according to oral family history, her first husband was killed in the Civil War. We do know that most of her children were born after the war. Her husband was supposed to be from NC. Her children are: Stephen Hayes Thompson, born 11/29/1866 in Moore Co., NC; Parker Thompson, born 9/21/1873 in Seven Springs, Wayne Co., NC; Callie Donnie Thompson (Phillips), born 7/20/1876 in Wayne Co., NC; Andrew Johnson Thompson, born 8-20-1878 in Wayne Co., NC; John William Thompson, born 1/1/1883 in Wayne Co., NC. I am sorry that I do not have more info to share so ya'll could get a better picture. My email is Suenann1@home.com Thank you, Susan Black Davis
I am looking for family info for Benjamin Lawrence Corbett born about 1854. He married Nancy Ann Miranda Walston. Thanks. They had 4 children listed in the 1880 census; Emma, Pennina, William, and Alice.
I am looking for the parents of a J.D. Britt,born around 1815 in Wayne County. He is sometimes listed in Census record as Jodie Britt. He married a Pearcy Britt. In the 1850 census of Wayne county, North Carolina with his wife and children, including my gg grandfather, Julius Britt. I would like to know who J.D.'s parents are and what the JD might stand for.
I am interested in learning more about the Crow family of Wayne County.Sylvia Crow was born in 1798 and later married Luke Whitfield Sutton. Want to know who Sylvia's Parents are. Siblings may have included Matilda, Moses and Theophilus. Please E-mail me with any info.
John H. Craddock born in 1826 in Sampson County,NC. He may be the son of Rebecca or Serena Craddock.Would like to know who his father is? It might be Thomas Hinton Craddock but I'm not sure? He married Sarah Anne Sutton.
I am looking for information about John Bryant Howell b. 1861 in Stoney Creek, Wayne County, NC. He was married in about 1886. We don't have his wife's name, but know that he was married because one of his brother's (James Henry Howell & Patience Smith) children came to live with John Bryant and wife. J.B. Howell's father is Exum Howell; mother is Martha Davis. His brothers are: James Henry & Jordon E. His sisters are: Penelope & Louise (Loisa). The only information i have is on the parents and James Henry Howell. If any one has any information on this family, I would love to share. Thanks. Debbie
I am looking for information on Offie Clarence Evans and Betty Lou Easen. They were born about 1860 and lived in Wayne County NC. They had a son (only know about 1 child) named Clarence Offie Evans b. 1880 in Wayne County, NC who married Martha Lyn Howell b. 1883 in Stoney Creek, Wayne, NC. Clarence & Martha had 6 children: John Henry, Mary, Raymond LeRoy, Oscar, Clarence, and Nora. I would appreciate any information on this family. I have bunches of Howell information to share. Thanks.
I am searching for my African American Ancestors....KORNEGAY, OUTLAW, OLIVER, BOWDEN, ROBERTS, EASON. I started my search for my lost and forgotten after the death of my grandmother, Maude Kornegay Bowden Hunt. Her parents were Gilbert Kornegay and Martha Outlaw Kornegay both born in the 1870's. Gilbert's parents were Elix Kornegay and Mariah Roberts Kornegay. Martha's parents were Wiley Eason and Harriet Outlaw. Harriet's parents were David Outlaw and Miranda X. My grandmother married Currie Bowden whose parents were Hattie Oliver Bowden and Ferdenand Bowden. My family, according to census records, lived in and around Wayne and Duplin Counties in NC since the 1800's. I'm looking for any information regarding these surnames.
I am looking for decendents of Jeff(erson) Hawkins a Goldsboro blacksmith that died in 1913. He was born in Warren County. His wife was named Mattie Hawkins and they were living on Greenleaf Street or Road at the time of his death. Some of their children were named Theodore, Amanda, McKinley, John A, Mattie and Penny M. I am reseaching his step-father Adam Williams who was a Blacksmith in Warren County. I am interested in what happened to sisters that were named Mary and Ella.
I am looking for information on Gardner and Francis Phillips Webb from Wayne County, NC. I think they had five children: Ben, Mettie, Annie, Lou, Nettie and Mollie. Gardner's second wife was named Winnie. These children would have been born sometime in the 1800's.
Looking for a Jemima Jones m. to a Howell in later 1700's. I am guessing at the date. Her parents are Theophilus Jones and Sarah Toler. Dau. Grace Jones also m. Nehiamiah Toler son of Thomas Toler, Sr. I am looking for information on these Toler's & Howell's also.
I am seeking the parents of William Enoch Jordan who may have born and raised in Wayne County. He was born abt. 1803 in NC, and died aft. 1870 in Covington County, Alabama. He married JEMIMAH ?? abt. 1828 in NC.
Looking for parents of Darling Chase b.Wayne Co.NC abt. 1788/1795. Have a record signed by Mattie Carraway from LDS files stating he was born about 1795. Any info would be appreciated. After Dec 26,00 reach me at email@example.com Thanks
I am seeking information concerning Micaja(h) (b. 1816) and Christian (Edgerton) Pike and their family. Their home was near Pikeville in the 1850s and 60s. Two of their sons, Mark E. and William, 20 and 18 in 1860, are buried in Nahunta Cemetery. Their youngest daughter, Christian P., married Edwin Gray Talton.
HOLLAND: Willis B Holland b. 1818 Wake County NC married Lucinda Barbee. David Henry Holland 1777-1849 Wake County NC married Mabel Bridges (parents of Willis). Richard Holland married Mary Edwards in Wake Co (parents of David). David and Mabel's other children are Alsey, Lucinthia(Lucyntha), Bennett (Lucyntha married Green Beckwith 1824 in Wake Co.). Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you know anything about these people. Thanks and God Bless
Joab And Zilpha JINNETTE are great-great grandparents of my husband, Tom Coley. We have a family Bible that has their names and the name of their daughter. Any information that anyone has concerning this family will be appreciated. Thanks.
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