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!
Recently, more than one television documentary has offered viewing audiences one spin after another about one of America’s favorite historical mysteries–the Lost Colony. Through my work with Coastal Carolina Indian Center, as well as my own roots in the region that go back to the earliest colonists and the Algonquian peoples of the coast, I have always had […]
[Editor’s Note: The following is an article contributed to East Carolina Roots by Anthony Bryan, a descendant of the Bryan family of Vanceboro. You can visit find him here at LinkedIn. If you have an idea about a story, or research that you’d like to contribute, please contact me via this link.] Macon Bryan was murdered […]
I am searching for information on the WILLIAMS family of Calvert County, MD. I just learned that an ancestor, Talbott WILLIAMS (b. abt 1750 in Maryland, d. 1820 Craven County, NC) was born in Maryland, and he was listed in the Assessment of Calvert County in 1783 with the following two pieces of property: Talbott Williams. […]
I would like to correspond with anyone who might have information about the Watsons of Craven, Lenoir and Jones Counties of North Carolina. I’m a descendant of Eli J. COX of Craven/Lenoir County border area, and he had three, possibly four wives over the course of his life. I descend from his last wife, Nancy […]
If you have a query you’d like posted to EastCarolinaRoots, please send it using the Contact form. This one is from Michelle Stubbs. She writes: “Hello, my name is Michelle Stubbs and I believe I may be a descendant of Elisha Henby (son of Thomas Henby and Clarkey Parker). However, I’m not sure. I believe […]