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18 results for Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly Vol. II Issue No. 4, November 1995
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31784
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In 1899, Mrs. J. F. Briley went fishing and caught a 24-pound turtle. She tied the turtle with a piece of grape vine and dragged it home. She was the same woman who when young caught a deer and killed it herself.
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31783
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McGowan Family Cemetery; Stokes Cemetery; Samuel Nobles (or Avery) Graveyard; Francis Nobles Graveyard; Nobles Graveyard; Old Tom Nobles Graveyard; Slaughter Graveyard.
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31785
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1795 Pitt County Diary This 1795-96 diary was written by Gen. Samuel Simpson (1765-1830) son of Col. John Simpson and Elizabeth Hardee. It was found in a garret in his later residence at Fort Barnwell, Craven Co., NC and presented to the North Carolina Archives in 1880’s. There are several deaths and marriages mentioned: Jan. 1795—John Moye Esq. died in Greenville; Jan. 28, 1795---George Falconer died; Jan. 28, 1795---Samuel Dudley died; Feb. 1, 1795---Robert Dixon died; July 2, 1795---Polly Moore married to James Brooks; Dec. 17, 1795---Sally Simpson married to Joseph Brickell; Jan. 3, 1796---John Barbers funeral; Jan. 3, 1796---Mrs. Walter Dixon’s funeral preached by Parson Blount.
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31793
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Sanford O’Neal Bible (1858-1967) (Includes Tripp, Crawford); Venters Family Bible (1811-1955) (Includes Buck, Stokes, Adams, Mills); James Willis Family Bible Records (1717-1833) (Includes Delamar, Mitchell, Gwaltney, Travis, Worthington); Warren Tucker Family Bible (1820-1922) (Includes James, Harrington, Tucker, Tull); Joseph Staton Ross Bible Records (1874-1994); William Moore Bible (1790-1923) (Includes Nelson, Hill, Hardee, Brown, Godley, Brooks, Wootten); William Murray Bible (1823-1926) (Includes Harris, O’Neal, Gibbs); Thomas Redmond O’Neal Bible (1849-1980) (Includes Upchurch, Jenette, Morgan, Horne, Nichols, Gregory, Willoughby, Vandiford, Waters, Pollard, Nobles).
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31789
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In Sept. 1899, Will Sermons and two daughters of J. W. Smith, Superintendent of the County Home, were in a wagon being pulled by a mule. The mule suddenly ran away and one buggy wheel went through a ditch. Miss Nannie Smith was thrown out of the buggy and fell in the ditch. Her head caught between the spokes of the wheel, and when the mule pulled the wheel out of the ditch the young lady was pulled out by the neck. She survived the ordeal being badly bruised and skinned by the accident.
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31788
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Two Frizzle family letters from 1849 include several marriages and deaths: Calvin Ruff married a daughter of Isaiah Joyner; Cornelius Kinsaul married a daughter of Isaiah Joyner; Jethrew Murphrey married Miss Mushgrave; Died April 21, Nancy, wife of Richard Warren, died a month after giving birth.
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31791
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In May 1896, Jesse Tyson, who lived four miles from Greenville, NC, suffered greatly and survived a spider bite.
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31790
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In June 1897, the mother of R. L. Nichols, of Beaver Dam township, was injured while getting water at a sweep well.
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31792
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In May 1896, the 10 year old son of Marshal Cox, of Chicod twsp., was hurt badly while driving a log cart.
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31787
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Cornelius Kinsaul died in Greenville, NC on Oct. 15, 1897.
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31797
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In Sept. 1898, Fane Tucker, a negro pauper woman, died aged 117 years of age. She was one year older than her mistress, Mrs. Sara Tucker, who died in 1873, aged ninety-one. Lem Teel, Fane’s brother who is in the poor house, is about 100 years old.
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31800
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Surnames include: Coward, Blount, Turnage, Sutton, Adams, Coulton, Wroughen, Hales, Stokes, Wetherington, Smith, Whitfield, Bryant, Wiggins, Carraway, Mizelle, Moore, Brinkley, Corbitt, Bates, Cobb, Jackson, Daughtidge, Edwards, Wells, Moseley, Little, Meeks, Tyson, House, Whitfield, Carson, House, Edmondson, Baker, Taylor, Harrison, Murphrey, Parker, Aldridge, Sugg, Hill, Caswell, Nichols Briley, Llewellen, Moore, Simpson, Modlin, Roach.
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31799
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Charles B. Schweizer gives a history of the Thomas Gwaltney family from Virginia to North Carolina and descendants that moved to Posey Co., Indiana.
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31796
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In June 1902, Moses and Mary Tyson, who lived four miles from Greenville, NC, celebrated being married fifty-five Years.
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