Sarah (?)

F, b. 22 January 1747/48, d. 22 October 1796
     Sarah (?) was born on 22 January 1747/48. She married John Whitford, son of Thomas Whitford and Sarah (?). Her married name was Whitford. Sarah (?) died on 22 October 1796 at age 48.

Family

John Whitford b. 1 Oct 1744, d. 23 Feb 1811
Children

Phillip Marshal Edwards

M, b. 5 March 1927, d. 14 August 1987
     Phillip Marshal Edwards was born on 5 March 1927. He died on 14 August 1987 at age 60.

Richard Whitford

M, b. 12 December 1770, d. 1825
FatherJohn Whitford b. 1 Oct 1744, d. 23 Feb 1811
MotherSarah (?) b. 22 Jan 1747/48, d. 22 Oct 1796
     Richard Whitford was born on 12 December 1770. He married Mrs. Priscilla Willis between June 1790 and March 1791; as Priscilla was appointed administratrix of her husband's, Jesse Willis, estate. By March 1791, Richard Whitford and his wife were administrators of Jesse Willis.1 Richard Whitford married Nancy Whitford on 9 November 1796 at Craven County, North Carolina. Richard Whitford was appointed overseer of the road from Reedy Branch to Brices Creek Bridge in June 1807.2 He married Eleanor Fries on 19 July 1808 at Craven County, North Carolina. Richard Whitford died in 1825.

Family 2

Nancy Whitford d. b 1808
Child

Family 3

Eleanor Fries b. a 1780, d. b 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S2] Clerk of Court, Craven County Court Records, June 1790 and March 1791 Terms of Court.
  2. [S2] Clerk of Court, Craven County Court Records, June 1807 Term.

Eddie Ray Robinson

M, b. 9 January 1900, d. 8 April 1965
     Eddie Ray Robinson was born on 9 January 1900. He married Appie Mynola Arthur, daughter of Ephraim Harvey Arthur and Sarah Catherine Smith, in 1926. Eddie Ray Robinson died on 8 April 1965 at age 65.

Family

Appie Mynola Arthur b. 18 May 1902, d. 24 Apr 1953

Andrew Augustus Purifoy

M, b. 17 July 1925, d. 14 November 1999
FatherRay Agustus Purifoy b. 28 Sep 1893, d. 16 Sep 1966
MotherNora Iredell Daw b. 27 Sep 1904, d. 9 May 1989
     Andrew Augustus Purifoy was born on 17 July 1925. He died on 14 November 1999 at New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, at age 74.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Sun Journal, November 16, 1999, A4.

John Whitford [Jr.]

M, b. 10 July 1773
FatherJohn Whitford b. 1 Oct 1744, d. 23 Feb 1811
MotherSarah (?) b. 22 Jan 1747/48, d. 22 Oct 1796
     John Whitford [Jr.] was born on 10 July 1773. He was accused with Owen Griffin, Willis Whtiford and Martin Whitford that they "Did Maliciously & Wilfully Drownd & Murder a Negro Man of [William Gaskins] property by the Name of Peter on Sunday the 8th day July at the Landing Calld John Whitfords, on Little Swift Creek contrary to the Laws & Dignity of this Country." The document names Willis as the son of Thomas. on 9 July 1792 at Craven County, North Carolina.1 He was personally appeared before John Frink Smith and Francis Lowthorp, Justices of the Peace, and "acknowledged themselves indebted to the State in the Sum of two Hundred Pounds" to appear at the New Bern District Superior Court in September 1792 to stand trial for the murder of Peter, slave of William Gaskins. on 10 July 1792 at Craven County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S30] New Bern District Court Records, NCDAH, Raleigh, N.C., Criminal Papers.