SAMPSON County, NC
Posted Queries for
BRADY posted by Edna
Clack on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Does anyone have any info on the John BRADY listed in the 1790 Census? Would
like to hear from any BRADY researchers.
FANN, KELLY posted
by Helen Ennis Williams on Tuesday, July 21,
Seeking any infomation on John C. FANN who came to Sampson Co. in the early
part of 1800's,may have came from Orange Co.He married Bythenia KELLY who
lived south of Clinton.They settled down in Honeycutt's Township just a few
miles from Piney Green,and raised a family of several girls and seven boys.It
appears that the family of John FANN and Bythenia KELLY are English and
Irish,KELLY being Irish.Any info. greatly appreciated.
GANEY posted by Jim
Strickland on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Jacob & Stephen GANEY are listed on the 1790 Census of Sampson County.
I am trying to find information on an Issac GANEY b abt 1805 in NC died in
Appling or Liberty County, GA. Married Elenor ?? Are these Ganey's related?
CALLIHAN posted by
Dorlyne Lyons on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Am searching for parents of my ggrandfather, William CALLIHAN, b1793 in Sampson
Co.,NC. Have no first names available. Spelling back then could have been
CALLAHAN. Thanks for any help.
WEST posted by Fran
Powell on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Would like to correspond with anyone researching WEST families of Sampson
Co. from its creation to about 1850.
SEGARS posted by Debbie
Segars on Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Need info on the family of John SEGARS. He is listed in the 1790 census,
Fayette District. 1-1-4-0-0. I believe he may be an ancestor of my SC Segars.
SESSUM posted by
Charlotte Siegfried on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Need connection of John PARKER, d. ca 1806 Sampson Co and married Rachel
SESSUM, and Robert PEELE family.
SPELL posted by Amy
Spell on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am researching the surname SPELL.....Willing to share information.
posted by Ellis Bateman on Wednesday, July 22,
HOLLEY/HOLLY, John. Looking for information on the HOLLEYs of Sampson Co.,
NC in the late 1700's & early 1800's. Specifically, John HOLLEY (b. ABT
1792, NC; m. Nancy *Unknown, b. ABT 1796, NC). John was in Sampson Co., NC
in 1820, DeKalb Co., GA in 1830, Pike Co., GA in 1840, & settled in Coosa
Co., ALA in 1850 with 11 children. .
MERRITT posted by
yelvettm on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Garrison MERRITT, believed to have been born in Sampson Co, NC, m. Rebecca
COLLINS. He served in Civil War as "Gar" MERRITT. I'm looking for his parents.
Mother's first name was Sarah. Thanks for any leads.
THORNTON posted by
Larry Hopkins on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
GODWIN anyone know any info on Carolina GODWIN name listed in court papers
1912 with THORNTONs from Sampson Co. and Johnston Co.l
THORNTON posted by
Larry Hopkins on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
THORNTON's Looking for relations of Benjamin Thornton born est 1800 his on
Samuel Thornton was born in 1825, married to Hestoer Raynorest 1850's. Have
names of Thornton's in court records but cannot connect them to each other
. Petition filed, someting about land but no other info. against Averett
THORNTON . Bill,( Sally sister of Samuel),A G THORNTON and a Carolina GODWIN.
Frank THORNTON. This was mentiond in 1912 in other court papers of Samuel
Thornton died 1912. Any information on Carolina GODWIN or Penny THORNTON
? Thank you.
REGISTER posted by
Lisa on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Im looking for any info on the REGISTER line, Rebecca E BOONE, Alphonso BOONE
and Alice JOHNSON.
HALL posted by John
Hall on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am looking for information on John Bunyan HALL, B. about 1850, death unknown
but after 1910. Married to Mary A. (maiden unknown) B. about 1857. Children
were William Leonard HALL, Alderson Duck HALL (my great-grandfather), Franklin
B. HALL, Donie E. HALL(female), and several other unknowns. The 1880 census
has them residing in Little Coharie in Sampson County. Any info would be
SINGLETON posted by
Ann R. Davis on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Would like to find other descendants of following family or graves for some
of these in Sampson Co: Everett Powell, b. ca. 1815, d. ca 1875 in Sampson
Co., marr. Mary Ann Stokes (probably nee Fortner) in Duplin County, moved
to Sampson Co. ca. 1850. Children: 1. Sara Ann, b. 1843, 2. David SINGLETON,
b. 1845, married Eliza J. Turner, 3. Benjamin Francis b. ca 1847 Duplin Co.
marr. Sophronia M. Turner, 4. Mary C. b. ca. 1850 Sampson Co., marr. Robert
H. MERRITT, 5. Eliza Ann b. ca. 1856 Sampson Co. and our ancestor: 6. John
Everett POWELl b. 1852 in Sampson Co. marr. Nancy Ventrice GARRISS (b. 1854)
moved to Fitzgerald, GA.
HESTER posted by Jim
Hester on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Looking for sons/daughters of Stephen B. HESTER, Sr., born c 1783 and father
of Stephen B. HESTER, Jr. born c1810 in Laurens County, Ga. Stephen Sr. is
son of Jasper HESTER of Bladen County, NC.
KING, VANN posted
by BPearce on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I'm looking for varification that William VANN Sr Married A Mary KING (Sister
of Vice President William Rufus KING) It seems everywhere I look Marys name
is not mentioned with siblings of William Rufus King. Also I'm looking for
the Parents fo WIlliam VANN (Willam VANN is my gggggrandfather ).
TOWNSHEND posted by Linda Hindman on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am looking for a family named RIVERA who lived in Sampson County probably
in 1840-1880. Sarah Lopez RIVERA married William L.S. TOWNSHEND from Wilmington
on Jun 14, 1853. Her mother, Mary RIVERA lived in Clinton, Sampson County.
posted by AKILEY on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Am trying to locate any info on Ammie Robert ( or Robertson) BASS (dob 7-2-1890.
Married to Annie Belle HERRING ( dob 8-4-1891 and dod 6-10-1984.This is my
grandfather. Family has info on grandmother but no research done on him.
CULBREATH posted by
Edward K. Culbreath on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Looking for information on the CULBREATH line of Sampson County. This would
include Alexander, Archibald, Cornelius, Daniel And Neil. Searching for father
of my G-G Grandfather Archibald CULBREATH, b. 1816.
posted by Cam Miller on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am trying to locate information concerning the family of my ggggrandmother
Nancy (Ann) HERRING born Sampson Co., NC abt.1775/died Marion Co., SC: after
1850. She married was listed as "Ann" married to William MILLER on the 1850
Census of Marion, Co., SC at that time she was 80 years old and he was 95.
I have not been able to find either of their parents. Any help would be greatly
MATTHEWS posted by
Linda M. Coleman on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Matthis, Lillie, Annah or Anna, Bessie MATTHEWS (same first names) Waymon
CARTER posted by Wanda
Greathouse on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Seeking parents of Isaac CARTER and Dorcas BRADSHAW. They married 22 Jan
1818 Sampson Co NC. He served in war of 1812 from there. They removed to
Henderson Co Tn in the 1830's.
STRICKLAND posted by
Fred Odom on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
STRICKLAND...seeking family of Holly STRICKLAND (b. cir 1765). His daughter,
Sophia Strickland m. Riley ODOM cir 1820 in Sampson County. Have extensive
information on this marriage...but not on parents/siblings of Riley ODOM
nor on STRICKLAND family.
MAYNARD posted by John
D. Hall on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am looking for information on "Alderson HALL" married to "Susan Everitt
HALL". Approximate Births and Deaths would be late 1800's to mid 1900's.
Alderson had a brother, "Frank HALL". Aldersons children were William Denning
HALL, Ernie HALL, Charlie HALL, Frank HALL, Ida HALL Beasley, Chellie Hall
HALES, Lettie Hall MAYNARD.
posted by Ron Lewis on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I would like to connect with anyone who is working on the family of Tryon
SMITH (born about 1798). He had a son named Richard Fennel SMITH who married
Margaret REEVES of Philip and Jane Melvin REEVES. Richard SMITH had a son
named Alexander SMITH (1862-1923) who married Melissa PETERSON of Aaron and
Martha Ann Johnson PETERSON. One of their ten children was Claudia Irene
SMITH, my grandmother (1908-1997).
ROGERS posted by Jim
Moore on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
ROGERS, BALL- Searching for parents & siblings of Ernest Preston ROGERS
d. bf. 1961 & wife, Bonnie Mae BALL, d. bf. 1963. Mrs. BALL died in
Washington, D.C. The ROGERS lived in Turkey, NC. Their children were Evelyn,
Byron, Randall, Burress, & Natalie. Natalie married a CARTER and settled
in Grant, AL after her husband's navy career. Would like to hear from relatives
or anyone having knowledge of this family.
MARLEY posted by Emily
Darlington on Wednesday, July 22, 1998
I am looking for a lost cemetary in what used to be considered Tomahawk.
It was the MARLEY Cemetary, started around 100 yrs. ago. The last person
to be burried there may have been 50 yrs. ago. There is no public info on
this place and any help you may have would be greatly appreciated as there
are homes being built around that area on black river and we do not want
someone to build a home on top of our ancestors.
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