Genealogical materials given by Martha Mewborn Marble including Bible records, photographs, notes, legal documents, land records, and clippings concerning families in Greene, Lenoir, Jones, and Pitt counties, North Carolina. Some of the families included are Mewborn, Kilpatrick, Albritton, Pugh, Cannon, Batchelor, Howell, Ormond, Carr, Hardison, Taylor, Sutton, Jackson, Frye, Ham, Hartsfield, Dupree, Faulkner, Rouse, Phillips, Franklin, Joyner, Bryan, Hatch, Cox, McCoy, and Abbott families. Also included are Le-Nea, the first yearbook (1938) for Contentnea High School, Graingers, Lenoir County, North Carolina, autograph books, and a ledger (1888-1892) of Wilbar General Store, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina.
Martha Sue Mewborn was born March 17, 1944, to Ronald Earl (Sam) Mewborn, Jr., and Martha Hardison Mewborn of Kinston, North Carolina. She graduated from Atlantic Christian College and worked as an aide to a Georgia Congressman in Washington, DC. There she married Ramon Arando Marble and they had a daughter Margaret Virginia (Ginny) Marble. When her husband retired, they moved to New Bern circa 2005. Martha Marble was a well-known genealogist in eastern North Carolina and helped many other people with their family history research. She died April 23, 2019, in Newport, NC, and was buried in Kinston, NC, at Westview Cemetery.
April 6, 2020, (unprocessed addition #12), 0.01 cubic feet; Addition includes Bible records for Ronald Earl Mewborn and Susie Phillips Mewborn of Lenoir County, North Carolina. They were the parents of Martha Sue Mewborn Marble. Donated by Dr. Joe P. Sutton for Martha Mewborn Marble estate.
Gift of Martha Mewborn Marble
Gift of Joe P. Sutton
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