(This article was originally published January 22, 2014. It was updated May 3, 2017.) Nancy MORRIS shows up in the household of Laban MORRIS in 1850 and 1860, and best I can tell from ages on census records, she was living with the family as early as 1830. Many years ago, before I realized how census records […]
The following is a collection of civil action papers from a suit involving John Chapman and Joel Wall, both of Craven County. Unfortunately, I have been unable to find anything else about this case so I’m not sure exactly what it was about other than that Chapman was suing Wall. Witnesses summoned to appear as […]
Who knew Jemima was such a popular name in Craven and Pitt Counties in the 18th century? Turns out it apparently was! While trying to figure out who Jemima Mills Pettit is, and who her children were, I kept coming across entries that claim she died in Craven County in 1816 because a Jemima Mills left […]
According to publicly-accessible family trees at Ancestry.com, a Craven County woman named Jemima MILLS, said to be a daughter of Nasby MILLS and Keziah HUNTER or Keziah WALLACE or Keziah Hunter WALLACE, was born about 1760, then married a Craven County man named Gideon PETTIT. Some trees record this happened sometime around 1812, while others do […]
I have information that Jacob TYRE b.1800 married a Mary (LAST NAME UNKNOWN) b. 1797. Is this fact correct? Also, what was Mary’s maiden name and who were Jacob and Mary’s parents? Please contact Sruallen@hotmail.com if you have any information. (Also please comment below for the benefit of other researchers who might also be researching the TYRE Family.)
I found the following item in page 3 of the estate records for LEWIS WARREN of Craven County (1867). It says: Mr. Lewis Warren Take Notice that I shall move the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Craven County at their term in december next for execution against you for two years in arrear of […]
This query was submitted August 30, 2016: As of the 1850 Beaufort County Census (Chocowinity), his widow “Lucretia Surls” age 50 appears with her children: Son “Mential” (Marshall) 20-21 (my great grandfather) Daughter Jemsesy/Jamesy 18 Daughter – Ellen 15 Boarder/laborer – Robert Whitley 50. Lucretia and her husband show as “Covenant and Litia Searls” on Marshall’s […]
This query was submitted Aug. 30, 2016: Trying to connect Furnifold Dupree b. ca. 1815 Lenoir Co., NC as son of Roderick Dupree, b. ca. 1781-appears in 1810 Census of Wayne Co., NC, then 1830 Census of Lenoir Co., NC-Contentnea Creek area. Furnifold Dupree appears in same area in 1840 Census which should confirm him […]
This query comes from Bettye Nesmith: Does anyone have any information about William Clark who married Chloe Bexley and later moved to Georgia? If you have information, please comment below. Thank you!
Cynthia Powers has this query: I’m trying to get information on Joseph Morris who was born around 1801 and married Nancy? Born around 1812. His father was Aaron Morris. Joseph and Nancy moved to west Tennessee (Round Top) in 1832. If you have any information on this family, please comment below. Thank you!