Desperately seeking information on a Margaret WATERS born in Wayne Co., NC Aug 2, 1908 who married a JUSTICE. Any and all help will be appreciated. I would like to know what her husband's name was and any other information on him. Thanks in advance.
My father, Francis Michaux Hiss, a World War I veteran, died in April 1938 after a long bout with tuberculosis. I never got to know him well but I have been searching for information about his life ever since. Recently I've run across a number of documents that suggest that he may have been born in Wayne County in Mount Olive on 12 December 1895. Since there seems no reason to believe such a statement, I was prone to ignore it; now, however, it appears that this may be true after all. He was the nephew of Flora Long (Mrs. Claude)Summerlin of Mount Olive and also related--I'm still not sure how--to Nicholas Long and his wife, Martha E. Aaron, all also from Mount Olive. Two queries: I know that North Carolina did not start official birth registration until the early years of the 20th century but are there other sources which could be checked in looking for a record of Frank's birth? He and his widowed mother lived in Mount Olive until 1911 (with the exception of several months spent in Virginia at the time of the 1900 census). They subsequently left North Carolina for Richmond, Virginia late in 1911. Since I am now living in central Illinois and can't just pop in to the county at will, any help that anyone can suggest would be very deeply appreciated. Many thanks, Nancy H. Holsinger
Mary Best was living in the 1850 census in Goldsboro with Piety Thomas. Mary was in her 60's or 70's at the time. Any knowledge of who she was and or a connection to Piety Thomas would be appriciated. Also any information about Piety Thomas, who she was, where she came from, birth date, etc. Thanks Kirby Ward email@example.com
My ggg grandfather Wiley PEACOCK (son of Jesse, son of John and Patience) (b abt 1796) was married to Lefa, and they had 10 children. Is there any way to track down Lefa's maiden name and ancestry? I assume marriage was in Wayne Co., but chance it was in Johnston. Would there be any marriage records? Also, his father Jesse (b abt 1747) was married to Elizabeth, and I'm also interested in her maiden name/ancestry, although I'm quite sure that would more likely be Johnston Co.
Searching for information on Eligah Corbett, Jr. (b.Feb. 07, 1860 & d. Dec. 12, 1930). It appears that Eligah died in Lenor Co., and was burried in Wayne Co. (Vincent Cemetery on S.R. 1003). Eligah was married to Louise Woodard (b Apr. 26, 1965 & d. Apr. 15, 1926), she is also burried in Wayne Co. It is beleived that their children were Lalie, James, Alton, Mark, Rhode, Herman, and Lydia Corbett. Mark Corbett married Clair and Lydia Corbett married Long (could be first name of last?). Louise Woodard's father was Henry Woodard. If anyone can help with this line of Corbett's they can e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org George .
Does anyone know the name that goes with these initials? B. L. and A. J. Lucas. Are there any people out there that have any information of Lucian Lucas that married Rebecca "Becky" J. Wiggins March 18, 1886 in Wayne County? Any information will be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Pauline Wiggins Herron.
Am doing genealogy for Frank or Francis Hines and Avy Jane Worrell. They were married in Wayne Co. in 1878 and in 1900 were on the census in Okla. If the names sound familiar, would like to hear from you.
Recently, on a trip from Maryland to Raleigh, I stopped and visited a confederate Cemetery in Spotsylvania Court House, VA. Among the grave stones, one was marked: Philip E. Sasser Co. F 4th NC Inf Do you know if this was a Wayne County Sasser? Thank you
Looking for any informations on ancestors or descendants from the marriage of John Garrett Brown and Carrie Wooten. John was born 13 June 1884. Carrie was born 7 April 1887. They resided in North Carolina. I do not have my grandparents marriage place or date. Any information shared would be greatly appreciated.
Looking for information on the death date for Annie Belle DAWSON (Smith) d. 1993 in Wayne Co., marriage location for her marriage to Carl L. SMITH 18 Aug 1932. Was it Wayne Co.? Looking for the parents of Lula SUTTON b. 8 Jan 1872 Wayne Co. d. 90 Jan 1930 Wayne Co., married Benjamin MOYE 9 Nov 1888 in Wayne Co.
I am looking for information on a Roberson MADDOCKS. The last name could be spelled MATTOCKS, MADDOX, MATTOX or MATTICKS. He is listed in the 1790 census as living in Wayne County. Anyone with any information on this Maddocks I would be very grateful.
I am looking for a death certificate for a "Henry Myers" or "Jim Henry or James Henry Myers"maybe spelled Meyers. He is buried in the Smith Cemetery off Ebenezer Church Road just off Hwy. 70 east. He has a Union soldier head marker but no date of death or birth is given. Head marker reads Henry Myers Company A 2nd Maryland Inf. Date of death could have been between the years of 1914 to 1935 at the very latest. Please help this has been an ongoing mystery now for over 6 months. Why and how did a Union soldier get buried in a family cemetery with a confederate soldier "Isaac Seth Smith". I've got to believe that there has to be some kind of paper trail in Goldsboro for this man. He may have lived with the "Kirby Smith" family whose house is only 1/4 mile from the burial site. I'd like to have this family cemetery listed for the web page of Wayne County. There are over 30 people believed to be buried in this now restored family cemetery. Address 250 Ebenezer Church Road Goldsboro NC 27530 out in a field with 3 Cedar trees in its midst.
Looking for a family cemetery on State Road 1745 about 4 miles south of Route 111. I would appreciate a more definate location with a possible land mark. My g-g-grandparents are buried there. Matthew and Zilphia Smith. Also buried are Lewis and Charlotte Outlaw.
Seeking info on the family and descendants of John SNIPES, b. 1832, Wayne Co., m. Melvina HOWELL, m. abt 1848, children: William m. (1) Betty Louise JOHNSON, b. 1862, (2) Zilphie BARNES, b. 1856; Sarah m. Boaz PENDER, b. 1850, Augustine, m. Geo. BRASWELL, b. 1857; Phillip m. Sarah E. BRASWELL, b. 1861; Virginia m. Levi EDWARDS, b. abt 1845.
Any information on the BEST surname from Greene, Wayne, Duplin, Robeson counties with ties to Harris Best, Coweta County, Georgia would be greatly appreciated. I have almost everything from Harris on up but cannot tie him to anyone from North Carolina.
I am looking information on Bardin Bass. He was born in 1855 and was married to Nancy Kirby on March 3, 1878. I have also seen his name spelled Bardin and Borden. It could have been either James Barden Bass or John Barden Bass. His children were John, Ida, Pearl, Murray, Edward, Fred, and Fanny. I am trying to find who his parents were. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
I'm in search for an Emma Odom Strickland (lin), married Rueben (sp?) Strickland(lin). I believe Emma was born around 1903 she had at least three children Norwood, Joseph and Blanch. I would like for someone to contact me if they know any of the above people. Thank you for your help. Rebecca
I am looking for any information on a William Howell who was married to Dorcas. Their children are John, William, Thomas, Robert, Sally, Exum, Dred, and Betsy. This family was listed in the Abstract of N. Carolina wills-- Jan 1798.
Searching for parents of Burwell B. Bartlett. Born North Carolina between 1800 and 1817. Married Judith Cobb in Oglethorpe County, Ga in 1833. Believe he could be a grandson to Samuel Bartlett listed in 1790 census of Wayne County.
I am looking for descendents of Lodric Amerson listed on the 1860 Wayne county census. The listing reads: Lodric 48, Matilda 33, Herring 13, James 11, Gaston 8, Geor. Anna 2. I believe one of Lodric's sons is the father of Zachery Ruffin Marvin Amerson (aka Jake). Z R M Amerson was born abt 1883 and died in Halifax county Sept 1965. He married Lou Pope 12/10/1913. He and Lou had a daughter Beatrice Inez Amerson born 4/12/1916. Lou died shortly after. He married Odie Bailey. Z R M (Jake's) siblings were Cora, Tom, Verity, and Burtis. If you have any info on the Amerson family please notify me.
Information about GEORGE TYLER RIVENBARK, son of SALLIE ENGLISH, would be much appreciated. His decendants lived in Mount Olive, NC. Do you know if he was in Civil War, where did his ancestors come from? Siblings, father, etc. Thank you.
Searching for information about my GGGGrandfather, John W.SASSER, who married Lucinda Davis HAYWOOD, daughter of Stephen Haywood and Delia Hawkins, about 1820. Their son, Thomas Haywood Sasser married Eliza CREECH, daughter of Eli Creech and Sally DAUGHTRY. Their children were John William (born 1868 in Goldsboro or Kingsley, NC; died in Lake City, SC in 1929; married Angelena JOHNSON, daughter of Daniel Johnson and Elizabeth BROWN.), Matilda who married Tobe HOLT, Minnie who married Joseph STANCIL, Clifton who married Eula AYCOCK, William who married Mary Etta FLEMING, Katrina who married 1. FULLER, 2. RADCLIFF, Thomas, Henry, and Eunice. There is a Philemon "Phil" SASSER who is also part of this family who was attending VMI when the Civil War began; he was 17 at the time and went off to fight. Thanks for any help !
I am looking for info re my great great grandparents who were Ezzell Sutton who married a Miss Jones. Their son, William Sutton and his wife Katherine Eliza a/k/a Kit Eliza, were my great grandparents. I found Ezzell and Miss Jones listed on William's Death Certificate as being his parents. I'd appreciate any information on the Sutton, Jones, Boone lines. Please contact me at email@example.com.
I am looking for a Mary Susan or Rhoda Susan Parker whose fiance was killed the day before they were to be married. He was kicked in the head by a mule. Her father put her on the road after the birth of her son and she never went home again. She went to Duplin County and raised her son there, William Parker. Has anyone heard this story or knows any thing of this story in their family? If so would appreciate hearing from you. Her name may not have been Mary or Rhoda or her fiance may have been a Parker, not her.
I am looking for information on a Robert Chesley DANIEL (b. about 1770 -d. before 1840) who supposedly married a Penelope LANE (1773-1846) about 1800, the daughter of Isham and Lucy Lane of Wayne County, NC. Supposedly they moved to burke County, GA about 1812. Thanks, in advance.
I am looking for any information on my ggrandfather, Barney Collins. His wife's name was Laura and they had a son named Henry born around 1897 or 1900. Laura was living in Asheville NC in or about 1937. Please if you have any info on anyone of these people I would appreciate it.
Share information on John SMITH (b. 1770) Wayne Co., and Elizabeth LANCASTER Smith. Also Stephen (b. May 11, 1793, d. Sep 6, 1834), m. Sarah Ann RHODES. Also James Rhodes Smith (b. Nov 22, 1814, migrated to AL 1836).)
I am trying to find Lewis Conner's parents. Lewis was born in South Carolina Sept. 15, 1781 and married Margaret McClaren who was from Scotland. There is a Thomas and a Lewis Conner who I believe were brothers and fought in the Rev. War under Capt. Samuel Wise in 1775 from South Carolina. Thomas was a member of the First Council of Safety of the Revolutionary War. Thomas was 24 in 1775 and Lewis was 18, same year. I believe there is a connection but can't find it. Thank you for any help you can give me.
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