Duplin Times Herald Kornegay Article from 1930's
Transcribed by Barbara Shore
Notes from Judge Huxford
George Kornegay of Craven Co., NC moved to Duplin County. First of name in America. According to his own statement, he was one of a company of German Palatines who immigrated to America with Baron deGraffenreid 1709-1710. They founded New Bern, NC between 1736 and 1756. For a while he lived near Alum Springs and Kornegay’s Bridge. In 1754-1755 he was in Duplin Foot Militia. He died in Craven Co. Nov 1773 aged about 86. His Wife’s name is unknown. Issue:
Daniel – living in Jones Co., NC 1795
Elijah – living in Wayne Co., 1795; died without issue
John – lived in Jones and Duplin Counties
Jacob – lived in Duplin Co. died 1796. Married Mary Ward 19 Jul 1777 and had: John, Martin (md. Sasama Rogers and Patsy Turnage), Ann Civil (md. Wm. Duncan and ? Flowers); George-lived in Duplin Co; Luke-died w/o issue 1820; Bryan; Abram; Henry; Penelope (md. Nathan Garner); Rebecca (md Jedediah B. Foley); Mary (md. James Carraway, lived in Wayne Co., NC); No name (md. John Ward).
George –lived in Duplin Co. Died 1808. Wife unknown. In old age he married Mr.(sic) Mourning Wiggins of Wayne Co., NC. George’s children by 1st wife were: George; Civil (md. John Kornegay); Daniel of Wayne co., NC; David (md. Zelpha Oliver); Basil (md. Tobitha King, d/William King and Margaret DeVane and sister to William Rufus King, Vice President of U.S. and moved to Dallas Co., Alabama. Basil was Surveyor and Representative of Duplin Co.; Jacob (md. Elizabeth Wiggins) lived in Wayne Co
William lived at Kornegay’s Bridge; died 1812; wife Elizabeth Outlaw, d/o Edward and Patience Whitfield Outlaw. Issue: William; David; Isaac; Catherine Brock and Mrs. Esther Woolen; George Fisher Kornegay; Zelph (md. Edward Outlaw, son of Capt. James Outlaw); Elizabeth (md. Daniel Glesson, Sheriff of Duplin Co, as well as Representative and Senator); Nancy (md. Fredrick Grady and moved to KY)
David of Duplin Co. No record.
Abraham-lived in Jones Co., NC
Mary (md. Edward Cornwallis DeBruhl)
Joseph (md. Nancy Beck, d/o John).