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Descendants of John Vann

This Vann family ties through the marriages of Peggy Margaret Vann to Samuel Boone and Katherine Vann to Zachariah Parker.

Generation No.5

13. SARAH ELIZABETH7 HOWARD (JUNIUS ADDISON6, SARAH JANE5 PARKER, KATHERINE4 VANN, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born March 02, 1888 in Manchester, NC, and died August 08, 1972 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York.. She married CARL LIONEL MERITT August 12, 1919 in Manchester,North Carolina, son of BRYANT MERITT and EVA ROSENKRANS. He was born May 20, 1888 in Allegahany,New York, and died September 17, 1979 in Tonawanda,Eire,New York.

Notes for SARAH ELIZABETH HOWARD:

Sarah's family was very involved wit the Seventh Day baptist church and she came to New Yor k to attend school-she decided to go to Genesseeo to get teacher;s training. She also worke d for a time at the Kellog Sanitorium in Michigan as a secretary. She loved to travel. She met Carl while attending school in New York. Sarah had auburn hair and hazel eyes.- she was called Sarah "Betsey"- loved music.

Notes for CARL LIONEL MERITT:

Carl graduated from Alfred University 1913

started teaching Industrial Arts eva/erie? PA Sept 1913

" " " " Tonawanda, NY Oct 1917

Went into service for World War I Feb 25 1918 Discharged from armed forces in 1919 He was the principle of the Tonawanda Junior high school, involved in Boy Scouts and the Lio ns Club. He also was the Clerk of Sessions at the presbytarian Church When youger Carl had very blonde hair that went black!and blue eyes.

Children of SARAH HOWARD and CARL MERITT are:

28. i. LIVING8 MERITT.

ii. LIVING MERITT.

29. iii. MARGARET MERITT, b. December 08, 1923, Tonawanda, Erie, New York; d. 1990.

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14. JULIUS SYLVESTER7 SUTTON (CATHERINE ELIZA6 BOONE, MARGARET5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born May 18, 1875, and died June 25, 1935 in Magnolia Twp, Duplin County, NC. He married MARTHA OZELLA BYRD July 24, 1895 in Cedar Hill Plantation, Sampson County, NC, daughter of BENJAMIN BYRD and REBEKA CAISON. She was born January 01, 1875, and died December 19, 1957 in Goldsboro,Wayne County, NC.

Children of JULIUS SUTTON and MARTHA BYRD are:

i. LIVING8 SUTTON.

ii. MYRTIE SUTTON, b. July 25, 1893; m. FRANK HOMER CHESTNUTT.

iii. WILLIAM FRANKLIN SUTTON, b. June 13, 1896.

30. iv. ELIZA CATHERINE SUTTON, b. August 29, 1906, Duplin County,NC; d. May 19, 1977, Magnolia Twp, Duplin County, NC.

31. v. GLADYS RACHEL SUTTON, b. July 03, 1909, Magnolia Twp, Duplin County, NC; d. June 08, 1991, Bloomfield Hills,Oakland County,Mi..

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15. GEORGE ERNEST7 FRYAR (MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born September 17, 1885, and died August 09, 1956. He married EVA MAE FRYAR, daughter of STUART FRYAR and SARAH SUTTON.

Children of GEORGE FRYAR and EVA FRYAR are:

32. i. CHARLES8 FRYAR, b. Sampson County ,NC.

ii. ALSTON FRYAR.

iii. HERBERT FRYAR.

iv. GLADYS FRYAR, m. STANTON.

v. IRENE FRYAR, m. BROCK.

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16. MAGGIE MAY7 FRYAR (MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born February 24, 1887 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died June 18, 1971 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC. She married JOHN WRIGHT CARTER March 26, 1911 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, son of ISHAM CARTER and SALLIE VANN. He was born May 02, 1891 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died February 15, 1959 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

Children of MAGGIE FRYAR and JOHN CARTER are:

33. i. ALBERT SLOAN8 CARTER, b. December 25, 1910, Sampson County ,NC; d. June 17, 1968.

ii. CLARA JAMES CARTER, b. September 03, 1913, Sampson County ,NC; d. November 15, 1914, Sampson County ,NC.

34. iii. JESSIE EARL CARTER, b. May 15, 1915, Sampson County ,NC; d. 1998, Sampson County ,NC.

35. iv. JOHN EDWARD CARTER, b. April 24, 1917, Sampson County ,NC; d. December 16, 1961, Sampson County ,NC.

36. v. BURNICE FRANKLIN CARTER, b. Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

37. vi. JOSEPH THERON CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC.

38. vii. MATILDA ALEENE CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC.

39. viii. OLETA JOYCE CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC.

ix. BEATRICE J CARTER, b. October 02, 1928, Sampson County ,NC; d. June 24, 1940, Sampson County ,NC.

40. x. ISHAM GRAHAM CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC.

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17. OSCAR E7 FRYAR (MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born August 29, 1891. He married (1) DORA JOHNSON CARTER. He married (2) SALLIE WELLS.

Child of OSCAR FRYAR and SALLIE WELLS is:

i. DAUGHTER8 FRYAR.

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18. RALPH EDWARD7 FRYAR (MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born February 05, 1894, and died August 21, 1981. He married NAOMI PETERSON.

Children of RALPH FRYAR and NAOMI PETERSON are:

i. CALVIN8 FRYAR.

ii. RALPH EDWARD FRYAR,JR.

iii. EDNA FRYAR.

iv. KATIE FRYAR.

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19. MAMIE E7 FRYAR (MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born September 18, 1902, and died 1998. She married LEONDAS MATTHIS.

Children of MAMIE FRYAR and LEONDAS MATTHIS are:

i. BOBBY8 MATTHIS.

ii. TOM MATTHIS.

iii. ANNIE LAURA MATTHIS, m. LEON CANNADY.

iv. JANIE LEE MATTHIS, m. JAMES KERSEY.

v. DORIS MATTHIS, m. ODELL SANDERS.

vi. MARIE MATTHIS, m. JOE WALTERS,JR.

vii. LIZZIE MATTHIS, m. WILBERT DUDLEY.

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20. HENRY LOU7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born Bef. 1910 in Sampson County ,NC, and died in Wake County, NC. He married LENA CARR HOUSE May 12, 1922 in Memphis, Tenn. She was born January 02, 1902 in Wake County, NC, and died October 06, 1978 in Wake County, NC.

Children of HENRY CARTER and LENA HOUSE are:

41. i. OREE CRANFORD8 CARTER, b. March 30, 1924; d. March 11, 1974.

42. ii. HENRY LOU CARTER, JR

43. iii. JOYCE CARTER

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21. OZZIE LEE7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born May 16, 1889 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died October 04, 1974 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC. He married NELLIE THOMAS FRYAR September 29, 1910, daughter of JEFF FRYAR and ARBELLA CARTER. She was born May 05, 1890 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died July 30, 1980 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

Notes for NELLIE THOMAS FRYAR:

All information on Nellie, her parents and grandparents, and her descendants were taken from " The Carter Family History" compiled by Mitchell "Pete" and Peggy Carter of Clinton,NC.

Children of OZZIE CARTER and NELLIE FRYAR are:

i. PEARL LEE8 CARTER, b. October 17, 1911; d. January 14, 1929.

44. ii. WALTER WINSLOW CARTER, b. May 15, 1913; d. August 24, 1982.

45. iii. ELBERT THOMAS CARTER

46. iv. SALLIE BELLE CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC.

47. v. WILBERT BURTICE CARTER, b. October 15, 1919, Sampson County ,NC; d. December 07, 1970, Sampson County ,NC.

vi. ELIZABETH NELL CARTER, b. May 09, 1921; d. August 14, 1973; m. EVERETTE LLOYD NORRIS.

48. vii. MATT HAYWOOD CARTER, b. October 03, 1923; d. July 24, 1993.

viii. OZZIE LEE CARTER, JR, b. June 13, 1925; d. July 28, 1928.

49. ix. JOHN MCCOY CARTER, b. April 26, 1927; d. October 24, 1970.

x. PATTY LOIS CARTER, b. May 14, 1929; d. May 30, 1929.

50. xi. GEORGE WASHINGTON CARTER

xii. JAMES TYSON CARTER, b. October 13, 1932; d. October 13, 1932.

xiii. ELSIE GREY CARTER, b. November 16, 1933; d. November 18, 1933.

51. xiv. EUNICE THOMASINE CARTER

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22. JOHN WRIGHT7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born May 02, 1891 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died February 15, 1959 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC. He married MAGGIE MAY FRYAR March 26, 1911 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, daughter of HEZEKIAH FRYAR and MARTHA BONEY. She was born February 24, 1887 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC, and died June 18, 1971 in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

Children are listed above under (16) Maggie May Fryar.

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23. OSCAR MOODY7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born February 18, 1893, and died September 22, 1940. He married EMMA F JORDAN, daughter of WESLEY JORDAN. She was born November 13, 1897, and died March 31, 1972.

Children of OSCAR CARTER and EMMA JORDAN are:

52. i. HERMAN DEWEY8 CARTER.

53. ii. RAEFORD HUBERT CARTER, b. October 10, 1919; d. December 14, 1980.

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24. LENA MAE7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born February 26, 1900. She married BERNICE JORDAN, son of WESLEY JORDAN.

Children of LENA CARTER and BERNICE JORDAN are:

i. BABY GIRL8 JORDAN, b. March 31, 1925; d. March 31, 1925.

54. ii. SAMUEL JORDAN, b. September 12, 1928; d. August 1963, Virginia.

iii. CLARENCE JORDAN, b. August 05, 1931; d. February 19, 1934.

iv. C B JORDAN, b. August 15, 1933; d. February 02, 1935.

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25. ROMIE J7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1). He married GRAZELLE COPELAND.

Children of ROMIE CARTER and GRAZELLE COPELAND are:

55. i. JAMES E8 CARTER.

ii. WILLIAM L CARTER

iii. REBA CARTER.

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26. ISHAM KENNETH7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born August 30, 1905, and died June 12, 1967. He married MAE BELLE JORDAN, daughter of WESLEY JORDAN. She was born May 15, 1904, and died April 17, 1976.

Children of ISHAM CARTER and MAE JORDAN are:

56. i. ISHAM KENNETH8 CARTER, JR, b. Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

57. ii. HARMON H CARTER, b. November 27, 1930, Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC; d. February 01, 1965.

58. iii. RUBEN WESLEY CARTER.

iv. HELEN Y CARTER, b. September 03, 1926, Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC; d. February 17, 1939.

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27. EDGAR EARL7 CARTER (SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born January 14, 1909 in Sampson County ,NC, and died April 10, 1994 in Raleigh,NC. He married MURIEL COCH. She died 1992.

Notes for EDGAR EARL CARTER:

A veteran of WWII, he served as a Lt. i.g. in the US Navy. He started several companies in Raleigh. He was the founder of the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County.

Children of EDGAR CARTER and MURIEL COCH are:

59. i. BARRY W8 CARTER.

ii. VAN CARTER.

iii. DAVID W CARTER.

Generation No. 6

28. LIVING8 MERITT (SARAH ELIZABETH7 HOWARD, JUNIUS ADDISON6, SARAH JANE5 PARKER, KATHERINE4 VANN, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) She married ROBERT TRUE RAMSELL, son of JAMES RAMSELL and KATHRYN ROSENKRANS. He was born January 19, 1922 in Bolivar, Alleghany, New York, and died June 1986 in North Tonawanda, Niagara, New York..

Notes for ROBERT TRUE RAMSELL:

Robert entered the service in 1942. Trained in Airplane Mechanics School Goldsboro, N.C. Jan 1943

Detroit ,MI May 1943

at the end of this training ,he was made P.F.C.

Private 1942

PFC May 1943

Sargent 1944

Staff Sargent in Dacia ,India 1945

1. Kurmitola, India

2. Dacia, India

3. Tesgon

1 year total in these places

Spent two months in Shanghai, China. Discharged Jan 19, 1946 from Fort Dix, N.J.. One of hi s jobs overseas was flying with air transport command as aerial engineer between India & Chin a over the Himilayan Mountains

Children of LIVING MERITT and ROBERT RAMSELL are:

i. LIVING9 RAMSELL, m. LIVING EBY.

ii. LIVING RAMSELL, m. LIVING GRAVEL.

iii. LIVING RAMSELL, m. (1) LIVING CHEVERS; m. (2) LIVING CLARK.

iv. LIVING RAMSELL, m. LIVING KIEDROWSKI.

v. LIVING RAMSELL, m. LIVING WELCH.

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29. MARGARET8 MERITT (SARAH ELIZABETH7 HOWARD, JUNIUS ADDISON6, SARAH JANE5 PARKER, KATHERINE4 VANN, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born December 08, 1923 in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, and died 1990. She married LIVING ROBINSON.

Children of MARGARET MERITT and LIVING ROBINSON are:

i. LIVING9 ROBINSON.

ii. LIVING ROBINSON.

iii. LIVING ROBINSON.

iv. LIVING ROBINSON.

v. LIVING ROBINSON.

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30. ELIZA CATHERINE8 SUTTON (JULIUS SYLVESTER7, CATHERINE ELIZA6 BOONE, MARGARET5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born August 29, 1906 in Duplin County,NC, and died May 19, 1977 in Magnolia Twp, Duplin County, NC. She married L CULBRETH.

Children of ELIZA SUTTON and L CULBRETH are:

i. LIVING9 CULBRETH.

ii. LIVING CULBRETH.

iii. LIVING CULBRETH.

iv. LIVING CULBRETH.

v. LIVING CULBRETH.

vi. LIVING CULBRETH.

vii. LIVING CULBRETH.

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31. GLADYS RACHEL8 SUTTON (JULIUS SYLVESTER7, CATHERINE ELIZA6 BOONE, MARGARET5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born July 03, 1909 in Magnolia Twp, Duplin County, NC, and died June 08, 1991 in Bloomfield Hills,Oakland County,Mi.. She married JD JEFFERSON DAVIS PETERSON March 03, 1939 in Goldsboro,Wayne County,NC, son of CHRISTOPHER PETERSON and HELENE TATUM. He was born September 12, 1912 in Parkersburg,Bladen County,NC, and died January 26, 1969 in Goldsboro,Wayne County, NC.

Child of GLADYS SUTTON and JEFFERSON PETERSON is:

i. LIVING9 PETERSON.

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32. CHARLES8 FRYAR (GEORGE ERNEST7, MARTHA JAMES6 BONEY, ELIZABETH5 VANN, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born in Sampson County ,NC. He married CARRIE BELLE CALLIHAN. She was born in Garland,Sampson County,NC.

Children of CHARLES FRYAR and CARRIE CALLIHAN are:

i. JACKIE ELWOOD9 FRYAR

ii. LOUISE CARROL FRYAR

iii. ERNEST MICHEAL FRYAR

iv. HAROLD ALAN FRYAR

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33. ALBERT SLOAN8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born December 25, 1910 in Sampson County ,NC, and died June 17, 1968. He married BECKIE HUDSON May 25, 1934. She was born August 27, 1906, and died March 15, 1981.

Children of ALBERT CARTER and BECKIE HUDSON are:

i. ALBERT GLENN9 CARTER m. (1) JOYCE FAIRCLOTH; m. (2) NELLIE SAVAGE.

ii. EUGENE CARTER, b. December 08, 1942; d. March 22, 1976.

iii. MINNIE ELIZABETH CARTER m. BOBBY SEHENARTS.

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34. JESSIE EARL8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born May 15, 1915 in Sampson County ,NC, and died 1998 in Sampson County ,NC. She married CHANCEY JAMES JONES January 05, 1936. He was born March 21, 1915, and died March 26, 1999.

Children of JESSIE CARTER and CHANCEY JONES are:

i. FLOYD LEE9 JONES m. DOROTHY WILSON, October 17, 1959; b. February 02, 1941; d. 1998.

ii. EUNICE DELORES JONES m. GENE AUSTIN PETERSON.

iii. ANNIE ENOLA JONES, m. (1) JAKE HOLLAND; m. (2) CECIL SESSOMS.

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35. JOHN EDWARD8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born April 24, 1917 in Sampson County ,NC, and died December 16, 1961 in Sampson County ,NC. He married (1) MABLE FRANCIS TODD. She was born in Mecklenburg County,NC. He married (2) BERTHA POPE September 27, 1951.

Children of JOHN CARTER and MABLE TODD are:

i. JACK9 CARTER, m. CAROLYN HANEY.

ii. NANCY ELIZABETH CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC; m. JOHNNY NELMS.

Children of JOHN CARTER and BERTHA POPE are:

iii. GLORIA DELOIS9 CARTER m. HOWARD LEE ROYAL, February 18, 1972; b. Sampson County,NC.

iv. MELVIN GRADY CARTER, m. (1) BETTY VANN; m. (2) ANGELA GUYTON, September 07, 1980.

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36. BURNICE FRANKLIN8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born in Lisbon Twshp,Sampson County,NC. He married THELMA BOYETTE January 09, 1949 in Dillon,SC, daughter of JIMMY BOYETTE and ETHEL JACKSON. She was born in Halls Twshp,Sampson County,NC.

Children of BURNICE CARTER and THELMA BOYETTE are:

i. THELMA TERESA9 CARTER, m. MARK TRANSOU; b. Carrboro,NC.

ii. CAROLYN ANN CARTER, b. Sampson County ,NC; m. JOSEPH MURRAY, December 19, 1975, Sampson County,NC.

iii. DONALD FRANKLIN CARTER, b. Sampson County Memorial Hospital, Clinton,NC; m. KATHY JEAN YEARGAN, May 13, 1978, Wral Gardens,Raleigh,NC,b. Mary Elizabeth Hospital,Raleigh,NC.

iv. JIMMY WRIGHT CARTER, b. Sampson County,NC; m. CYNTHIA BROWN, August 08, 1981.

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37. JOSEPH THERON8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born in Sampson County ,NC. He married MARY MAGDELINE KING June 06, 1945. She was born in Sampson County ,NC.

Children of JOSEPH CARTER and MARY KING are:

i. JAMES MITCHELL9 CARTER

ii. GLENDA FAYE CARTER m. RONALD LEE YEAGER.

iii. DENNIS CARTER

iv. JOSEPH THERON CARTER, JR

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38. MATILDA ALEENE8 CARTER (JOHN WRIGHT7, SALLIE MATILDA6 VANN, VALENTINE5, ENOCH4, JOHN3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born in Sampson County ,NC. She married ODELL STEPHEN MATTHIS October 27, 1945.

Children of MATILDA CARTER and ODELL MATTHIS are:

i. ODELL MCDANIEL9 MATTHIS, b. Sampson County ,NC; m. DIANE FISHER.

ii. DONNIE MAE MATTHIS, b. Sampson County ,NC; m. CLEM PARSONS, June 12, 1972.

iii. RONNIE STEPHEN MATTHIS, m. JAN HARPER, June 12, 1976.

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