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The Migration Project is compiled information from members of the Dobbs, Greene, and Lenoir County ROOTS L Lists. Additional corrections and additions are welcome and can be sent to Martha Mewborn Marble Changes will be made to the individual state files as warranted.


FLOWERS - Albert Sr.4 Flowers (William3, Simon2, John1, born abt 1785 Wayne Co.,
NC., died July 1852 Barbour Co., AL. Married Rebecca (Flowers) Flowers, born
abt. 1793 in NC, died in AL.


KORNEGAY - Bibb Co, Ala and then to Texas


Susan Russell Beckham Caldwell, wife of Henry Allen Caldwell, b. May 10, 1812, Jones Co., GA d. Dec 27, 1901, Coffee Co., AL
Henry Allen Caldwell, b. Sept 25, 1804 Lenoir Co, NC, d. Mar 6, 1861 Coffee Co., AL
Thomas Jefferson Caldwell, Feb 5, 1836 d July 13, 1860
Charles James Caldwell, July 14, 1846 d May 19, 1884


WILLIAM WITHERINGTON (various spellings) - William Witherington - Born l0 Feb l74l d 2 Sept l819 in Tattnall Co, GA.
wife: Elizabeth Lewis born Sept 3, 17(?)1. The date is illegible in the prayer book. Daughter of Zelphra and Louise Lewis. Have her date also - She was born 03 September 1745 in Craven Co, NC, and died Aft. 1773.
William probably had a brother Cleverly who remained in Lenoir County and Robert.
i. Lewis4 Witherington, born June 26, 1766
ii. Janey Witherington, born March 02, 1769 She married Peter DuBoise .
Lewis and Jane were the only ones listed in the Prayer Book
iii. Peter Witherington, born 1770 in NC died October 1852, Lowndes Co (now Lanier), Georgia. He married Jane Wilkinson.
iv Elizabeth Witherington (m. Ezekial Norwood) - no proof?
v William WITHERINGTON Jr. was born on 11 Apr 1773 Darlington
Districk, SC or Dobbs Co, NC d. 25 April 1837, Conecuh Co, AL.
md Sarah "Sally" STANLEY 13 February 1794, daughter of SANDS STANLEY
and ZILPHIA EDWARDS. She was born 22 March 1777 in Dobbs Co, NC, and died 01
June 1845 in Conecuh Co, AL.
(NOTE: My thanks to Jean Witherington for straightening out this line from the original information)


TAYLOR, CAULEY, DAVIS - Lenoir/Duplin to Covington County - descendants of William and Catherine Davis Taylor - children James, Winifred who md Bartholmew Cauley also from Lenoir/Duplin, Windol, and Elizabeth Taylor - all in Covington Co Ca 1820 or so


KORNEGAY - My family of Kornegays came fron Craven, Lenior, Jones and probably more surrounding counties. It was George Walter Kornegay born 1820. He moved to
Dale Co.,Al. and later Houston Co.
YEOMAN - The Yeoman family found on the GenWeb site for Dale County was originally from the Eagle Swamp area of Lenoir County. They first moved to SC and then on to Dale County
FIELDS - BARTHOLOMEW FIELDS was thought to be a son of Brittle Fields of Dobbs County, but it is not proven. He first went to Darlington Co., SC and then on to Dale Co, Alabama where he died. His Rev. War Pension application states his mother was a Cotton and he was born in Dobbs Co.
PHILLIPS/HARDY/SWILLIVANT - John and Rhoda Phillips Hardy moved from Lenoir Co, to Jasper County, Georgia and then to Henry County, Ala. Rhoda was the daughter of James and Margaret Swillivant of Lenoir County. John may have been the son of John and Mary Phillips Hardy of the Eagle Swamp area of Lenoir County. Bible Records for James and Margaret were originally located in Henry Co, but have since been burned.
KILPATRICK - Lenoir/Greene Co to Darlington and Sumter Co, SC - John Kilpatrick son of Easley Sr; possible his brother, Easley, Jr also went; John had a son, Easley who remained in Darlington and probably a number of other children, including Warre who moved to Henry County, Ala. Various lines have not been connected with proof


KENNEDY and WESTBROOK families - Lenoir to Franklin Co -


LASSITER/HERRING/WIGGINS/UZZELL - Thomas Uzzell Lassiter(1802-1863) in Lenoir appears to be the one in 1830 Morgan Co. AL census listed between James Wiggins and Joseph Herring.(and later died in New Orleans, LA)
Jacob Lassiter born ca 1791 in Morgan Co in 1830 but not listed in 1840
Isom Lassiter appears to be the one born ca 1796 in Lenoir on the 1840 census of Morgan Co. AL. and later went to MS I am told. He married Zilpha Westbrook (dau. of Suanna Uzzell and Burwell Westbrook according to a Westbrook Journal)
James Wiggins(1772-1849) married Susanna Lassiter (1785-1861) about 1804 in
Lenoir and moved to Morgan Co. AL about 1825.
Joseph Herring (1795-1861) married Anna (1805-1877) the oldest daughter of above James Wiggins and Susanna Lassiter and moved with them.
All the Lassiters mentioned above are children of Stephen Lassiter and Nancy Uzzell.
James Wiggins is son of Gershom Wiggins (1738-1820's) and Sarah Herring
(1750-1820's). Joseph Herring is son of Benjamin Herring and wife Ann of Greene Co.  


CROOM/DESMOND - Lenoir to Greene and Lawerence Counties - Croom - Isaac; Matilda Croom and her husband Lewis Desmond who was also from Lenoir Co.


Thomas Hood and wife, Clarissa (Clarice) Arendell moved to Perry County, Alabama, in 1834, after selling land that Clarissa had inherited from her father, William Arendell, to her brother-in-law, Jacob Parott. Thomas died, age 81, in 1857; in Dallas County, Alabama; Clarice was still living in 1850, age 70 in the federal census of that year. The Hood family had moved to Lenoir County from Dinwiddie County, Virginia, about 1794.


HANKS /GATLIN/ROACH - I just recently found out that Joshua Hanks sister Nancy married Bryan Roach. The Roach family was also from Wayne Co. moved with them into TN. Nancy and Bryan married in Davidson CO. TN and then they were found living near my Hanks family in Hopkins CO. KY.. Bryan's parents were Wm. Roach and Bridget Bryan according to my source, Don Crader. We are stumped with 2 Lazarus Gatlin's in the area at the same time. We don't know which is hers and which is mine. Mine went to Davidson CO.TN same as the Hanks. John Hanks moved into the Dobbs Co area and dc 1793 - had a son Mott whose son Nathan md Elizabeth Hood and moved to Pickens Co, Ala; John Hanks II died in Hopkins or Christian Co, Ky and some of his children stayed in Ky and some went into Illinois;


ORMOND/SUGG - Children of Fletcher and Frances Sugg Ormond of Greene Co to Sumter Co, Ala when their parents died
LOFTIN/RHEM/BECTON - Frederick Becton Loftin was was the son of Joseph Loftin and Mary Becton and was a Baptist Minister married Elizabeth Rhem, daughter of William Rhem and (Elizabeth Brock perhaps??) - he and his wife and family moved to Sumter Co. Alabama. His daughter Hannah Penelope lived there and in Miss. for awhile, then returned to NC.
(This information was provided to various Loftin Researchers by the g daughter of Frederick Loftin Becton)



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