Duplin County, NC

Posted Queries for June 1997

a#BOYETBOYETm#NASWORTHYNASWORTHY posted by Dr. Carolyn Rockwell on Sunday, June 1, 1997

Lemon NASWORTHY married Clarkey BOYET on 26 December 1832 in Duplin Co., N.C. Lemon's mother was probably an Abigil, with him in Georgia in 1850 census. Lemon probably had a brother, who had a son, Lewis Nasworthy, born circa 1830 in Wayne Co., Georgia. Wish to interact with anyone having knowledge of NASWORTHY or BOYET anywhere, anytime.

a#JERNIGANJERNIGANm#TANNERTANNER posted by Linda Brown on Sunday, June 1, 1997

Seeking wife of SAMUEL TANNER , father of James, John, and Thomas who married three Jernigan sisters, Nancy, Albey, and Aisley, daughters of Stephen Jernigan. Believe Samuel's wife was full blood Cherokee. Possibly Stephen's wife was the Full blood Cherokee. Samuel born 1744,Duplin County.

a#DENMARKDENMARK posted by Elvin Farris on Sunday, June 1, 1997

I am descended from Pollie Ann Denmark, born 02-28-1854 in Wayne Co. NC. She married James Wilson Stroud of Orange Co. NC on 12-03-1878 Pollie (or Mollie) Ann Denmark was daughter of Joseph Dixon Denmark(of Duplin Co. NC) and Patience Lewis on 12-15-1844

a#BOYATT-BOYETTEBOYATT-BOYETTE posted by Vera Boyaaa on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

I am researching the BOYATT family which I first found in Wayne Co KY. Is there a connection between those BOYATTs and the BOYETTEs of Duplin County? Did the BOYETTEs come from England and when did they come? Thanks. Vera Boyatt

a#CHESNUTTCHESNUTT posted by Ed Chesnutt on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Have been unable to trace the parentage of LEMUEL CHESNUTT B:1779 in Sampson/Duplin County., father of THOMAS JEFFERSON CHESNUTT. There were several Chesnutts there in the mid 1700S (JACOB,ARTHUR,JOHN,ALEXANDER,DAVID,JOSHUA) Does anyone have information that can help? Thanks in advance if you do.

a#GRIMESGRIMES posted by Sydney H. Lolley on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

I am working on the families of Felix K. GRIMES, Sr. b ca 1826 Duplin Co. NC and wife Susan HARRISON b 1827 Ala. Felix was the son of John Grimes and Catherine FREDERICK of Duplin Co. Felix had at least 2 brothers: James b 1819 Duplin Co. and John b 1820 Duplin Co. James m Sarah, and John m Julia A. The Duplin County Marriage Bonds show John Grimes m Kitty (Catherine?) Frederick 23 Dec. 1813. Bonds Felix Frederick and witness Wm Dickson. Also Felix Frederick m Catherine Norris 29 July 1777--bonds George Norris, Felix Kenan; witness Rd Clinton. Was Catherine Frederick the daughter of Felix and Catherine Norris? I would like to share data on the descendants of these families.

a#BRITTBRITTa#DOWNINGDOWNINGa#GIDDENSGIDDENSm#TAYLORTAYLOR posted by Jean Cooper on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

I am researching GIDDENS, BRITT, and TAYLOR from North Carolina. John Giddens was born in the mid 1700's and md Sarah Taylor. They had at least 5 children, but I do not know all of their names. I find reference to the fifth child, and that is why I say there\ were at 5. They had a son Mitchell who md Letisha BRITT. From what info I have they had 10 children.The oldest chid was John William GIDDENS. He md Sallie ?.The other names I have are: Sarah Jane, James Thomas, George Lullen, Patience Elizabeth,Henry Clay, David Crockett, Mary Susan, Rustus Westley, Sophia Alice Gerome. From John's md there were 5 children: John Dawson md Annie ?, Monroe C., Lewis W.,Della F.,Sally C. John Dawson only had one child that I could find. Robert Clyde . Robert md Grace DOWNING from Alabama. They had only one child . Robert Jr. That is my husband.

a#EZZELLEZZELLa#GROVESGROVES posted by Wanda Groves Kohlmann on Saturday, June 14, 1997

GROVES James Kelly b.Jan. 10 ,1813 in Duplin NC d 1881 in Duplin Cnty NC in Magnolia cemetery. His father was Joseph Groves Married Susan A EZZELL who was born 1-13-1820. Does anyone have any info on this family?

a#GULLYGULLYa#HOOKSHOOKSm#SLOCUMBSLOCUMB posted by William Ray Wilson on Saturday, June 14, 1997

Mary HOOKS and her husband Ezekiel SLOCUMB were my gggg grandparents. I know practically nothing about Mary except what is printed in Wheelers History of North Carolina. I would like any available information about her. I am descended through her daughter Sally who married Jesse GULLY Sr.

m#WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON posted by William Williamson on Sunday, June 15, 1997

I am looking for a marriage in DUPLIN CO in early 1800 to 1815 of James WILLIAMSON to a Mary-----? I would appreciate any help. .

m#MALLARDMALLARD posted by Jonathan A. MALLARD on Friday, June 20, 1997

The surname I am researching is MALLARD. My ancestor moved from Jones into Duplin in the 1770s. Then his grandson moved to GA in about 1810.

a#COLECOLE posted by Beverly G. Cole on Friday, June 20, 1997

Brosiah (or Brociah) COLE m. Tempie Catherine ANDREWS(my great-grandparents) Both born in Duplin Co. early 19th century. Most of their 12 children born Duplin Co as well. Moved to Onslow Co NC from the Lyman-Pinhook communities mid to late 1800s. Am looking for any info on siblings of Brosiah and Tempie. Will share all info/pics I have of Onslow Coles. Thanks.

m#TURNAGETURNAGE posted by Robert Earl Woodham on Friday, June 20, 1997

Looking for ALL descendants of the TURNAGE family. The TURNAGE's settled in Duplin Co. in the 1780's and spread from here to all over the US: some children of KINCHEN TURNAGE, born here, settled in Seminole Co., Ga. and MS and had large numbers of descendants in those areas. TURNAGE FAMILY ASSOCIATION

a#BRYANBRYANa#FARRIORFARRIOR posted by Dot Bell on Friday, June 20, 1997

I am looking for nfo on James Farrior b abt 1706 died in Duplin Cnty in abt 1770 mar Margaret Bryan d Duplin Cnty 1778. Will Book A Pg 143 & 144 court house Kenansville.

a#HILLHILLm#THOMPSONTHOMPSON posted by David Francis on Friday, June 20, 1997

seeking information on marriage of A.F. HILL and Mary/Martha THOMPSON. They were married before 1892.

a#HOOKSHOOKSm#WILLIAMSWILLIAMS posted by William R. Ormond on Friday, June 20, 1997

My line is Edward J. WILLIAMS (18031-1849) Onslow, m. 1824, Mary HOOKS (1807-1859) Duplin. Edw. J. WILLIAMS was the son of Obed WILLIAMS c.(1768-1810)Onslow & Susan Randall JOHNSTON c.(1783-1828)Onslow. Mary HOOKS was the daughter of Col. David HOOKS c.(1770-1836)Bertie and Susanna DICKSON c.(1790-1856)Duplin. The Williams family was originally from I.O.W. County, VA. as was the Johnston family. Edw. J. WILLIAMS moved to Sumter County, Alabama about 1735 and both he and Mary died there. They were my great-grandparents.

a#EVERSEVERSa#HICKSHICKSm#MILLSMILLS posted by James R. Strickland on Friday, June 20, 1997

MILLS, James, born in NC married Rebecca HICKS. Their children were Sarenna MILLS b abt 1766 in Duplin Co. NC, married John Evers, Jr. Jan 10, 17886 i nDuplin Co.

a#HERRINHERRINm#MCDOWELLMCDOWELL posted by Richard C. McDowell on Friday, June 20, 1997

I have been working on MCDOWELL and HERRIN(G) lines that were supposedly born in Duplin County NC during the late 1700s. I have a John Templeton McDowell b. 07 Jul 1788 in Duplin Co, and Desbermona (Destimony) Herrin(g)b. 1791 in Duplin Co. They were married in 1813 in NC. > >Based on information prepared by Sonny Sykes for the Duplin Co Internet page, I am trying to determine if the McDowells and Herrin(g)s came to Duplin Co with Henry McCulloch as that original group of Scotch-Irish settlers in 1736 from Ulster N. Ireland. > >Do you have any information that can help me with this search? I would appreciate any leads that you might provide.

a#BRADLEYBRADLEYm#TAYLORTAYLOR posted by Laura Roberts Moody on Friday, June 20, 1997

I am researching the BRADLEY and TAYLOR families. My ancestor is Richard BRADLEY, born abt. 1762 (maybe in NC), served in the Continental Line and married Catherine TAYLOR on 24 July 1783 in Duplin County. I would be like to share and correspond with anyone researching this couple.

a#HALLHALL posted by Milton Hall on Friday, June 20, 1997

Seeking info on Pharoah HALL, born c 1782 in Duplin/Sampson Co. Suspect he is related to Armager/Armajor Hall in that area during late 1700's as that unusual name shows up time and again in his descendants. Pharoah migrated through Tenn. in early 1800's to Warren Co. Miss. in mid 1830's. Have extensive info on his descendents in Warren Co. Miss. up to current times.


Researching YOUNG families in Duplin Co by 1750s including in-laws TOTOROW, ALEXANDER, CLEMMER, HOFFMAN... Any marriages, wills would be helpful. Best, Hal McCawley in CA

a#KORNEGYKORNEGYm#WARDWARD posted by Will Randolph on Friday, June 20, 1997

Seeking info on Jacob KORNEGY, d. 1796, and his wife Mary, d.1826. Their dau, Rockelana KORNEGY, married John WARD, August 20, 1782, in Sampson Co NC and had sons, Jesse and James WARD.

m#MALLARDMALLARD posted by Jonathan A. MALLARD on Friday, June 20, 1997

The surname I am researching is MALLARD. My ancestor moved from Jones into Duplin in the 1770s. Then his grandson moved to GA in about 1810.

m#TUCKERTUCKER posted by Wynnette Tucker Welch on Sunday, June 22, 1997

TUCKER-----I am searching for the parents of Hiram TUCKER. Hiram was born ca 1784 in NC and died in 1857 in Pike Co. AL. He married Catherine Hendry, daughter of Alexander and Thankful Cromartie Hendry of Bladen Co. NC. Hiram TUCKER and William TUCKER signed many legal papers in Duplin Co. NC. Could William have been Hiram's father? Was this Hiram Tucker my Hiram TUCKER? William and Hiram also signed a Bill of Sale for three slaves to his father-in-law, Alexander Hendry, about the time of Hiram's marriage to Catherine Hendry. This was done in Sampson Co, NC. Hiram and Catherine had 8 children, Anna Jane, Alexander, James S., Elizabeth M., Charles, Ira J., Hiram Cromartie and Isaac David before they moved to AL ca 1821. They later had 7 more children. Any help in finding the parents of Hiram would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Wynnette Tucker Welch

a#KILPATRICKKILPATRICK posted by Vivian Tyndall on Sunday, June 22, 1997

I would like any information about Amos KILPATRICK, born Abt 1796, and settled in Duplin Co. before 1840. Believed to have come from Ireland. His wife was Mary and the children were Thomas, William, Elizabeth, Mary, and Sarah. Please contact me at 972-867-0972 or write to: 3301 Parkhaven Drive, Plano, TX 75075.

m#ODANIELODANIEL posted by Bill Cooper on Sunday, June 22, 1997

ODANIEL, Alexander ODANIEL, William ODANIEL, Jane Interested in any info on this family.

m#WATSONWATSON posted by Perry Neal Watson on Friday, June 27, 1997

Looking for information on William WATSON, Sr. (died 11 May 1854), William WATSON, Jr. (died 04 Feb,1857), Jane WATSON (died 23 March,1871). Jane may have been the wife of William Sr. or Jr. These names are listed in the family bible of William Sr.'s son Neill Watson who lived in Sampson County, NC.

a#BARFIELDBARFIELDa#CROOMCROOMa#JONESJONESm#SMALLSMALL posted by Bill Hocutt on Saturday, June 28, 1997

I recently received info from the 1860 Census for Greene Cty. Benjamin BARFIELD was probably my great grandfather. Benj BARFIELD 34 M Day Laborer Ellinor BARFIELD 30 F John BARFIELD 14 M Nancy A BARFIELD 10 F (twin?) Henry BARFIELD 10 M (twin?) William BARFIELD 6 M Benj BARFIELD 2 M Benj BARFIELD is probably Sherd Benjamin BARFIELD who was born on Jun 29, 1857 and died on May 14, 1908. Sherd BARFIELD m. Mary Elizabeth Frances CROOM on Aug 29, 1877. M. E. F. BARFIELD b. Jun 23, 1856 d. Aug 12, 1939. Their children were Adam T B BARFIELD b. Jul 21, 1878, Hattie Louise Ora BARFIELD b. Aug 3, 1880, Cleveland Benjamin BARFIELD b. Sep 15, 1884, Annie Frances BARFIELD b. May 6, 1887, Sarah Ann Alice BARFIELD b. Apr 15, 1890, William Troy BARFIELD b. Apr 15, 1890, Paulene Susan BARFIELD b. Dec 10, 1892, William John Paul BARFIELD b. Sep 21, 1896, Claude BARFIELD b. Feb 17, 1900, and Mattie BARFIELD stillborn on Oct 3, 1898.

I have a handwritten note by Claude (BARFIELD) SMALL that the parents of Sherd BARFIELD were Ben BARFIELD and Helen JONES. According to the census, neither Benj nor Ellinor BARFIELD coud read and write. Ellinor/Helen's name could have been written incorrectly, or the handwritten note could have been in error.

a#DEVANEDEVANE posted by Larry Duncan on Saturday, June 28, 1997

Working on all DEVANE families.

a#CANNONCANNONa#HERRINGHERRING posted by Martha Canopy on Sunday, June 29, 1997

I am seeking information about Isaac HERRING (1768-1845)and his wife, Unity CANNON (1770-1846). One source said they were from Duplin County. With the Herring reunion this is quite possible. Any Herrings recognize the connection? Also, anyone know how I can contact James M. Grimwood of Houston, TX, author of 2 books on Herrings.

a#BRANCHBRANCHa#LORRAINELORRAINE posted by Ben Roberts on Monday, June 30, 1997

Hugh Whitfield BRANCH was born in Duplin County in 1813 and his family moved to Tennessee early on. Looking for the names of his parents and grandparents. He married Mary LORRAINE of Alabama and they moved from Tn. to Ms.(1840) and from there to Gonzales, Tx. (1850) Their children were James L., Emma E., Avolneigh G., Mary Hugh, Kate, Reuben, Claude Lorraine. BRANCH

a#EASONEASONm#TYNDALTYNDAL posted by Steven Thomas on Monday, June 30, 1997

EASON, Benjamin Fred Born June,1900 in Greene County to Victora Mooring & Adner McCages Eason. Death date & and location unknown. Married Bessy TYNDAL roughly 1917 in Snow Hill. Moved to Warsaw in 1928, Dissappeared in 1930. Children: Guy Adner, 1918 Benjamin Fred , Jr., 1920 Thomas Edmond, 1921 Helen Lucile, 1927 James Ferrior, 1928

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