Rochelle Family Bible
Abstracted by Sloan S. Mason;from xeroxed copies of the ROCHELLE Bible owned
by Mrs. D. FUTRELL of Beaulaville, N.C.
Family records added to Bible at a later date.
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John KNOWLES, son of James KNOWLES & Nancy his wife was born Oct. 11th,
Dicy PIERCE, wife of Amos ROCHELLE (Sr.) was born Feb. 19th, 1796.
Nancy J. ROCHELLE wife of W.C. ROCHELLE was born June 12, 1859?
Benj. T. ROCHELLE, son of W.C. & Nancy ROCHELLE was born March the 9th 1892.
(unable to read next name)
John KNOWLES died April 24th, 1873, aged 98 years, 6 months, & 3 days.
Dicy ROCHELLE, Sr., died Nov. 15th, 1879.
Margaret Elizabeth, daughter of Z.A. & E. A. ROCHELLE died Aug. 5th, A.D.
Benjamin T. ROCHELLE died Aug. 7th, 1896?
Nancy J. wife of W.C. ROCHELLE died March 13th, 1892.
J.T.? ROCHELLE and Rebecca GARVEY were married May 2nd 19-9.
Benjamin H. ROCHELLE was born Jan. 24th 1814.
Eliza A. ROCHELLE was bornd May 19, 1819.
John Thomas ROCHELLE was born Sept. 18th, 1841.
Ada Ann ROCHELLE was born Sept. 1st, 1843.
Zachariah A. ROCHELLE was born May 19th 1847.
Mary Elizabeth ROCHELLE was born March 4th 1854.
Caroline Francis ROCHELLE was born April 21st 1856.
Caroline S. BROWN wife of J.T. ROCHELLE was born Oct. 31st A.D. 1843.
W.C. ROCHELLE was born Jan. 30th 1852.
Ada Ann ROCHELLE died Nov. 22nd 1845.
Zachariah A. ROCHELLE died July 15, 1920.
Mary Elizabeth ROCHELLE died Nov. 2nd 1855.
Caroline S. ROCHELLE wife of J.T. ROCHELLE died Feb. 16th, 1912; age 68
years 3 months and 16 days.
Sarah Elizabeth daughter of John T. and Caroline S. ROCHELLE was born Dec.
25th A.D. 1866.
Rebecca Ann daughter of John T. and Caroline S. ROCHELLE was born July 24th,
Mary Price ROCHELLE was born March 23, A.D. 1871.
Pheobe John ROCHELLE was born July 6th 1873.
Georgia Agnes ROCHELLE was born Oct. 7th 1878.
Amos RICHARDSON son of W.- RICHARDSON & Ady his wife was born June the ---
Nora Lu ROCHELLE was born Jan. 3rd 1908.
Amos ROCHELLE, Senr. Died Oct. 12th 1840.
Amos ROCHELLE, Jr. died Sept. 28th 1838.
Benjamin H. ROCHELLE departed this life July the 14th, 1862.
Elizabeth ROCHELLE departed this life Dec. 21st. 1862.
Benjamin H. ROCHELLE was married to Elizabeth A. KNOWLES Oct. 21st, 1840.
John T. ROCHELLE and Caroline S. BROWN were married on the 8th of Feby. A.D.
Zachariah A. ROCHELLE and E.A. WILSON were married on the 13 of Feb. A.D.
Wm. C. ROCHELLE & Nancy EVANS were married Oct. 15th 1874.
D.A? SANDLIN & Rebecca A. ROCHELLE were married Dec. the 28th 1890.
C.H. COLLINS & Sarah E. ROCHELLE were married April 26th 1891.
Stephen D. BOSTICK and Mary P. ROCHELLE were married May 15th 1892?
John R. BROCK and Phebe J. ROCHELLE were married Oct. 26th, 1902.
J.T. ROCHELLE and Rebecca GARVY were married May the 20th 1919.
Bertha May BROCK was born 2nd Sept. 1904?
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William C. ROCHELLE was born Jan. 30, 1852.
John KNOWLES died April 24th 1873-Aged 93 years 6 months & 13 days.
1885 made from about 1/3 of an acre of land 831/2 gals. Syrup, the land
being planted 4 years in succession in cane.
Signed: J.T. ROCHELLE Aug. 21st 1886.
Lord give one of the waters from the living fountain.
(On next page)
Lots of numbers and figures.
June 21st 1873
Mary Price ROCHELLE was born March 23, 1871.
May 13, 1879
Mary Price WILLIAMS
J.T. ROCHELLE, J.T. ROCHELLE was born Sept. 18th 1841.
This June 8th 1873 written by JTR.
Dicey ROCHELLE died Nov. 15th 1879.
Boney H. ROCHELLE
Boney Harp ROCHELLE
Jno T. ROCHELLE
Book Dec. 3rd 1873.
Book August 8th 1864.
William C. ROACHELLE
July 25th 1872.
Dec. 1st 1869
Dec. 5th 1869.
Dec. 6th 1882.
Aug. 22nd 1888. J.E.FARRIOR
Moved to J.E. FARRIORS Feb. 1885.
Gregory BROWN was born 12 April 1814.
Sarah A. ROUSE wife of G. BROWN was born 25 Oct. 18
Gregory BROWN died Oct. 5th 1876.
Sarah A. BROWN died Aug. 25th 1894.
Lettie J. BROWN was born May 24th A.D. 1842.
Caroline S. BROWN was born Oct. 31st 1843.
Barbara C. BROWN was born Aug. 9th 1845.
Mary A. BROWN was born Dec. 10th 1846.
Rebecca P. BROWN was born Dec. 4th 1848.
Nancy E. BROWN was born April 13th, 1850.
David D. BROWN was born Oct. 29th 1852.
Sarah C. BROWN was born Aug. 9th 1856.
Francis L. BROWN ws born Jan. 23rd 1858.
Emaly? T.? BROWN was born May 30th 1859.
William G. BROWN was born June 27th 1861.
Bettie M. BROWN was born April 25th 1863.
Gregory BROWN and Sarah A. ROUSE were married March 24th A.D. 1840.
Gregory BROWN died Oct. 5th,1876; aged 62 years 6 months & 7 days.
Sarah A. BROWN died Aug. 25th 1894.
Maloy Jackson SALMON son of J.J. & Caroline was born March 11,1880.
KNOWLES FAMILY HISTORY
(included with bible record)
John KNOWLES was born Oct. 11th 1779.
Was baptized in Rock Fish Creek to join Corinth Baptist Church at age 90.
He died April 24th 1873, age 93 years 6 months 18 days.
1st Gen.-KNOWLES grandparents -we have record of are: James KNOWLES and wife
Nancy. Their only child John KNOWLES, born Oct. 11th, 1779, died April 24th
2nd Gen.-John KNOWLES and wife (her name not recorded) Their heirs are:
Phoebe KNOWLES, Annie KNOWLES, Kitty Knowles MERRITT, Elizabeth Knowles
ROCHELLE, Taylor KNOWLES.
3rd Gen.-T. Taylor KNOWLES an wife Ann Eliza KNOWLES.
Their heirs are as follows-Nancy KNOWLES wife of William Albert SANDERSON,
Ellen KNOWLES wife of David WILSON, Martha KNOWLES wife of Henry WILKINS,
Jemima KNOWLES wife of Fess KENNEDY, Columbus KNOWLES and wife Caroline
Pesch KNOWLES, Holloway KNOWLES, Frank KNOWLES and wife Addie BLACKMAN.
4th Gen.-Children of Frank KNOWLES and Addie BLACKBURN (different spelling
here) are as follows: Frankie Taylor, Anna, Livia, Levy, Oney, Raymond,
Raymond married Flossie BENTON sister of Rev. A.L. BENTON, a retired Baptist
minister now living in Guardian Care nursing home Kenansville, N.C.
Raymond and heirs reside in the Rose Hill area.
Raymond an only surviving 1st cousin of Mrs. Lillie Sanderson SELLARS a
sister Mattie SANDERSON. On the KNOWLES side Elizabeth KNOWLES & Benjamin
Hawkins ROCHELLE were married Oct. 21, 1840.
Children of Columbus KNOWLES and Caroline CARROLL:
Ophelia daughter of Columbus KNOWLES married Joshua KENNEDY, son of Fess
KENNEDY and wife Jemima Knowles KENNEDY.
Minnie, daughter of Columbus and Caroline C. KNOWLES married Spurgeon
John KNOWLES married Myra BENTON of Rose Hill.
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