Martin Whitford

M, b. 22 June 1775, d. 16 December 1814
FatherJohn Whitford b. 1 Oct 1744, d. 23 Feb 1811
MotherSarah (?) b. 22 Jan 1747/48, d. 22 Oct 1796
     Martin Whitford married Mary Clark, daughter of Lardner Clark and Elizabeth (?). Martin Whitford was born on 22 June 1775. He was accused with Owen Griffin and Willis Whitford and John 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 He died on 16 December 1814 at age 39.

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Mary Clark b. 24 Mar 1785, d. 23 Dec 1814
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Citations

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

Eula Maude Ballenger

F, b. 2 January 1905, d. 20 November 1986
     Eula Maude Ballenger was born on 2 January 1905. She married Harvey Arthur, son of Ephraim Harvey Arthur and Sarah Catherine Smith, on 28 June 1932. Eula Maude Ballenger died on 20 November 1986 at New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, at age 81.

Family

Harvey Arthur b. 7 Mar 1905, d. 2 Feb 1979

Laurie Lee Kite

M, b. 5 August 1939, d. 14 June 1991
     Laurie Lee Kite was born on 5 August 1939. He died on 14 June 1991 at age 51.

Noah Edward Gaskins

M, b. 1 November 1870, d. 4 April 1950
     Noah Edward Gaskins was born on 1 November 1870. He married Eudora Annette Smith, daughter of Redding W. Smith and Sarah Catherine Willis. Noah Edward Gaskins died on 4 April 1950 at age 79.

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Eudora Annette Smith b. 24 Dec 1878, d. 24 Dec 1965
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Noah Victor Gaskins

M, b. 29 April 1906, d. 13 September 1955
FatherNoah Edward Gaskins b. 1 Nov 1870, d. 4 Apr 1950
MotherEudora Annette Smith b. 24 Dec 1878, d. 24 Dec 1965
     Noah Victor Gaskins was born on 29 April 1906. He died on 13 September 1955 at age 49.

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Pherabee Ree Gaskins

F, b. 18 May 1901, d. 28 January 1988
FatherNoah Edward Gaskins b. 1 Nov 1870, d. 4 Apr 1950
MotherEudora Annette Smith b. 24 Dec 1878, d. 24 Dec 1965
     Pherabee Ree Gaskins was born on 18 May 1901 at Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina. Her married name was Bland. She married Raleigh Hudnell Bland. Pherabee Ree Gaskins died on 28 January 1988 at age 86.

Family

Raleigh Hudnell Bland b. 12 Jan 1902, d. 28 Aug 1962

Mary Whitford

F, b. 5 August 1777
FatherJohn Whitford b. 1 Oct 1744, d. 23 Feb 1811
MotherSarah (?) b. 22 Jan 1747/48, d. 22 Oct 1796
     Mary Whitford was born on 5 August 1777.

Betty Vic Gaskins

F, b. 17 April 1940, d. 22 May 2005
FatherNoah Victor Gaskins b. 29 Apr 1906, d. 13 Sep 1955
     Betty Vic Gaskins was born on 17 April 1940. Her married name was Stewart. Her married name was Travis. She died on 22 May 2005 at age 65.

Raleigh Hudnell Bland

M, b. 12 January 1902, d. 28 August 1962
     Raleigh Hudnell Bland was born on 12 January 1902. He married Pherabee Ree Gaskins, daughter of Noah Edward Gaskins and Eudora Annette Smith. Raleigh Hudnell Bland died on 28 August 1962 at age 60.

Family

Pherabee Ree Gaskins b. 18 May 1901, d. 28 Jan 1988

Mary "Polly" James Clark

F, b. 1800, d. 1884
     Mary "Polly" James Clark Died, at the residence of her son, Col. J.D. Whitford, Mrs. Mary Whitford, at the mature age of 83 years, 6 months, and 17 days. (New Bern Weekly Journal, 3 July 1884.) She was born in 1800. She married Hardy Whitford, son of David Whitford and Nancy Stilley, on 24 December 1820 at Craven County, North Carolina. Mary "Polly" James Clark died in 1884.

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Hardy Whitford b. 1793, d. 28 May 1841
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