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18 results for Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly Vol. VII Issue No. 2, May 2000
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32087
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Biography of Zeno Lester Edwards, b. Sept. 27, 1890 in Pitt Co., son of Thomas Jefferson Edwards and Jack Ann Gaskins. It gives his ancestry; Biography of John Robert Jenkins, Jr., b. Apr. 27, 1912 in Pitt Co., son of John Robert Jenkins and Lucy Manning. It gives his ancestry; Biography of James Walter Keel, b. Nov. 1, 1875 in Pitt Co., son of Theophilus Keel and Artemisia Page. It gives his ancestry; Biography of Lafayette Worthington, b. Mar. 6, 1869 in Pitt Co., son of Isaac Worthington and Pennie Byrd. It gives his ancestry; Biography of Rippon W. Ward, b. 1870 in Pitt Co., son of Fernando Ward and Julia P. Moore.
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32085
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Richard Evans was a legislator and laid out the lots on his plantation that became the present day Greenville, NC. He married ____Cotanche, only child of Michael Cotanche. Richard Evans’ estate records deal with town lots, his grist and saw mill on Hardee’s Run, debts, and hiring of slaves.
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32084
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The following biographies were taken from Goodspeed’s Histories of Tennessee Counties. Martin Moore, b. Apr. 11, 1819 in Pitt Co., son of William Moore; md. Frances Forrest. William B. Moore, b. Sept. 15, 1835 in Haywood Co., TN, son of Alfred Moore and Elizabeth Phillips, of NC; md. Eliza J. Hudson.
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32086
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Thomas Jenkins (b. 1754) moved from Pitt County, NC in 1790 to Edgecombe Co., NC. Mentions John Bryan, of Pitt County, (alive in 1833) served in Revolution with him.
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32089
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This petition to the NC General Assembly from 1795 was to annex part of northern Pitt County to Martin County. There is a long list of residents from that area.
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32090
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Thomas Blount died intestate in Beaufort County, NC and his sons petitioned for division of estate in 1794 being named Mitchael Blount, Thomas Blount and a minor son not named in the petition.
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32083
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Inquest on William Hattaway, 1772; Inquest on Ann Hardee, 1773; Inquest on Cherry Whichard, 1774; Inquest on John Conaway, 1774; Inquest on James Jones, 1774; Inquest on Samuel Colhoon, 1775.
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32088
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In Nov. 1887, William Nelson, of Bethel, NC, and a girl of only thirteen, ran-away and got married.
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32091
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The case deals with the estate of Shadrach A. Cannon, of Pitt County, who died on July 2, 1815, leaving his wife, Sarah Cannon and his only child, Mary Cannon. William Pugh was named administrator of his valuable estate and refuses to give an accounting or divide the estate. The widow, Sally Cannon, married James Hanrahan. This interesting case gives numerous genealogical connections between the Cannon, Allen, Pugh, Patrick, Burney, Murphy, Kennedy family. There are depositions from 1831 from Joseph W. Worthington, Sharick P. Allen, Rachel Pugh, Polly Kennedy, Simon Burney, Zilpha Blount, John H. Burney, Bryan Kilpatrick, Lewis Burney, Isaac Joyner, John F. Smith, Hardie Smith, Jacob Blount, Frederick Johnson, Pamela Johnson, John C. Patrick, William Murphy, Allen Patrick, Guilford Murphy, William Wooten, Council Wooten, Allen Chance, Frederick Johnson.
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32092
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On Dec. 20, 1938, Charlie Nelson, age 27, son of C. A. Nelson of Pitt County, and a passenger in his car, Lennie Whittington, 40, of Fuquay Springs, were killed in an automobile-truck crash near Live Oak, FL. Other passengers in the car, Elmo Lee Nelson and Brown Nelson, brothers of Charlie, were badly hurt as well as Thomas Grey, of Pactolus, another passenger in the car. The Nelson boys were making arrangements for the family to move to a farm they purchased in Valdosta, GA.
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32093
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This article written in 1940 by Mrs. Josie Joyner McArthur (1864-1958) wife of Charles William McArthur, and daughter of Calvin Joyner and Mary Ballard. This article is a wonderful historical record of relationships and location of houses from near Ballard’s Cross Roads to Farmville, NC. Surnames include: Belcher, Smith, McArthur, Ballard, Joyner, Anderson, Easton, Lang, Moye, Turnage, Carr, Dupree, Flanagan, Moore, Flanagan, Williams.
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32098
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James T. Williams Bible (1794-1881) (includes Harper); Arthur Forbes Bible (1768-1838) (includes Shannon, Moore); George Meeks Bible (1814-1932) (includes Pippen, Carson); Latham-Laughinghouse Bible (1835-1926) (includes Hawks, Richardson, Schorb, Leary, Worthington, Rowland, Blount, Harris); Speight Bible (1811-1972) (includes Nobles, Gardner, Tripp, Spruill, Sumrell, Kittrell, Whitfield, McGlohon, Dorendo, Tyson); Bailey-Carson Bible (1827-1918).
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32094
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Died in Charlotte, NC, Mar. 1, 1872, Mrs. Jane C. Ward, aged 76, widow of Dr. Francis Ward and daughter of John and Penelope Stuart. John Stuart came from Scotland and settled at Daly’s Hill on the Roanoke River, Martin County, NC. He served in the Provincial Congress at Hillsboro in Aug. 1775 and later represented Martin County in both houses of Legislature.
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32095
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Will of Sarah Cannon, 1733; Will of Benjamin Browne, 1821 (includes Wallace, Rives, Anderson, Williams); Will of Clary Collins, 1840 (includes Sutton, Willoughby, Nichols); Will of Nancy Cannon, 1859 (includes Tripp, Witherington, Cox); Will of Joseph Teel, 1862 (includes Williams).
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32096
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This article about Jonas Dilda, b. 1857, was written in 1950 by Mrs. Robert McArthur . In 1950, Jonas Dilda was celebrating his 93rd birthday. The article also gives a history of the Dilda School.
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