Posted Queries for
July 1998

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, 1998

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?

CALLAHAN, 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.

PARKER, PEELE, 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.

HOLLEY, HOLLY posted by Ellis Bateman on Wednesday, July 22, 1998

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. .

COLLINS, GARRISON, 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.

GODWIN, 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

GODWIN, 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.

BOONE, JOHNSON, 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 greatly appreciated.

GARRISS, MERRITT, 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 ).

RIVERA, 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.

BASS, HERRING 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. Thanks .

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.

HERRING, MILLER 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 appreciated.

MATTHEWS posted by Linda M. Coleman on Wednesday, July 22, 1998

Matthis, Lillie, Annah or Anna, Bessie MATTHEWS (same first names) Waymon (Lillie)

BRADSHAW, 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.

ODOM, 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.

HALES, HALL, 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.

PETERSON, REEVES, SMITH 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).

BALL, CARTER, 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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