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Matthew Kennedy Bennett

M, b. 1827
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     Matthew Kennedy Bennett was born in 1827.

Samuel Bennett

M, b. 1829
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     Samuel Bennett was born in 1829.

Nancy Bennett

F, b. 1832
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     Nancy Bennett was born in 1832.

Lishy Bennett

F, b. 1834
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     Lishy Bennett was born in 1834.

Drucilla Bennett

F, b. 1838
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     Drucilla Bennett was born in 1838. She married Willis Calloway on 17 April 1859 at Beaufort County, North Carolina.1

Family

Willis Calloway
Child

Citations

  1. [S20] Beaufort County Marriage Records.

David Lawrence Toler

M, b. 1 October 1921, d. 21 September 1996
FatherJoshua Allen Toler b. 20 Oct 1873, d. 6 Jan 1943
MotherMary Martha Whitford b. 18 Nov 1881, d. 27 Dec 1958
     David Lawrence Toler was born on 1 October 1921. He married Bernice Stilley, daughter of Joshua Ivan Stilley and Penny Gray Toler, on 27 October 1945 at New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina. David Lawrence Toler married Joyce Lavern Gray Jones on 16 May 1981 at Craven County, North Carolina.1 David Lawrence Toler died on 21 September 1996 at age 74. He was buried in September 1996 at High Bridge Cemetery, Caton, Craven County, North Carolina.

Family

Bernice Stilley b. 23 May 1926, d. 18 Jul 1974
Children
  • David Lawrence Toler Jr.
  • Edward Morgan Toler
  • Danny Marshal Toler b. 23 Dec 1950, d. 9 Feb 2010
  • Gary Stilley Toler
  • William Jeffery Toler

Citations

  1. [S8] , Craven County Marriage Records Craven County Register of Deeds.

David R. Bennett

M, b. 1840
FatherJesse R. Bennett b. c 1798
MotherDrucilla Dowty b. c 1803, d. a 1860
     David R. Bennett was born in 1840.

Noah Miller

M, b. circa 1802, d. circa 1855
FatherJohn Miller b. s 1772, d. 1839
MotherElizabeth Arthur
     Noah Miller was born circa 1802. He married Priscilla Cratch, daughter of Richard Cratch and Ann (?), on 13 September 1823. Noah Miller married Sarah Haskell on 21 December 1837. Noah Miller died circa 1855.

Family 1

Priscilla Cratch d. b Dec 1837
Child

Family 2

Sarah Haskell
Children

Priscilla Cratch

F, d. before December 1837
FatherRichard Cratch d. c Mar 1811
MotherAnn (?) d. c 1822
     Priscilla Cratch was born. She married Noah Miller, son of John Miller and Elizabeth Arthur, on 13 September 1823. Priscilla Cratch died before December 1837.

Family

Noah Miller b. c 1802, d. c 1855
Child

James Griffin

M, b. 7 March 1804, d. 18 September 1856
FatherJosiah Griffin d. b 1823
MotherMartha "Patsey" Whitehead
     James Griffin was born on 7 March 1804 at Pitt County, North Carolina.1 He was baptized on 22 February 1823 at Red Banks Church, Pitt County, North Carolina, by Elder Amariah Biggs.1 He was licensed to preach on 11 February 1827 at Red Banks Church, Pitt County, North Carolina.1
He married Rebecca Ann Smith, daughter of Lewis Smith, on 15 March 1827 at Pitt County, North Carolina.1 James Griffin married Margaret Ann Whitehead on 28 December 1841.1
James "was also the instrument in the hand of the Lord to assist in constituting of the church" at Milton, Craven County, North Carolina, on 18 January 1851.1 In January 1852, James "purchased a tract of swamp land" on Bay River, Craven County, North Carolina and moved there with his family in April 1852.1 He left a will on 11 October 1854 at Craven County, North Carolina.2 He helped to constitute the church at South Creek, Beaufort County, North Carolina, in March 1855.1 He died on 18 September 1856 at Bay River, Craven County, North Carolina, at age 52.1 His estate was probated in March 1859 at Craven County, North Carolina.2

Family 1

Rebecca Ann Smith b. c 1805, d. 15 Oct 1840
Children

Citations

  1. [S89] Minutes, Contentnea PB Assoc.
  2. [S7] Craven County Original Wills North Carolina Division of Archives and History.

Joshua Lawrence Griffin

M, b. circa 1847
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherMargaret Ann Whitehead
     Joshua Lawrence Griffin was born circa 1847 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census. He married Rachel B. Aldridge on 9 May 1874 at Beaufort County, North Carolina.1

Family

Rachel B. Aldridge
Children

Citations

  1. [S20] Beaufort County Marriage Records.

Sophronia Martha Ann Griffin

F, b. circa 1830
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherRebecca Ann Smith b. c 1805, d. 15 Oct 1840
     Sophronia Martha Ann Griffin married Lewis Hudson. Sophronia Martha Ann Griffin was born circa 1830 according to the 1870 Craven County Census.

Family

Lewis Hudson b. c 1820
Children

James Lewis Griffin

M, b. circa 1835, d. October 1855
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherRebecca Ann Smith b. c 1805, d. 15 Oct 1840
     James Lewis Griffin was born circa 1835 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census. He died in October 1855 at Bay River, Craven County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S89] Minutes, Contentnea PB Assoc.

Harriet Elizabeth Griffin

F, b. circa 1828
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherRebecca Ann Smith b. c 1805, d. 15 Oct 1840
     Harriet Elizabeth Griffin was born circa 1828 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County, Griffin's District, Census. She married Allen Mills circa 1849.

Family

Allen Mills b. c 1825
Children

Mary Perlina Griffin

F, b. 24 December 1836, d. 25 July 1899
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherRebecca Ann Smith b. c 1805, d. 15 Oct 1840
     Mary Perlina Griffin was born on 24 December 1836.1 She was born circa 1837 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census. She married Lewis Dixon on 11 January 1854 at Craven County, North Carolina.2 Mary Perlina Griffin died on 25 July 1899 at age 62.1 She was buried at Vanceboro Cemetery, Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina.

Family

Lewis Dixon b. 14 Feb 1831, d. 24 Oct 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S91] Eula P. Beauchamp and others Craven County Cemeteries, p. 90.
  2. [S8] , Craven County Marriage Records Craven County Register of Deeds.

John Matthew Griffin

M, b. circa 1842
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherMargaret Ann Whitehead
     John Matthew Griffin was born circa 1842 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census. He married Julietta F. Jarvis Watson on 21 January 1868 at South Creek, Beaufort County, North Carolina.1 John Matthew Griffin married Dora Pedrick on 28 February 1886 at Beaufort County, North Carolina.1 John Matthew Griffin married Jennie Paul on 22 December 1890 at Pitt County, North Carolina.

Family 2

Dora Pedrick d. 19 Feb 1887
Child

Family 3

Jennie Paul b. Oct 1862, d. bt 1910 - 1920

Citations

  1. [S20] Beaufort County Marriage Records.

Cecil Emmerson Toler

M, b. 28 October 1924, d. 19 May 2008
FatherJoshua Allen Toler b. 20 Oct 1873, d. 6 Jan 1943
MotherMary Martha Whitford b. 18 Nov 1881, d. 27 Dec 1958
     Cecil Emmerson Toler was born on 28 October 1924. He married Lillian Robertha Knox, daughter of John Bryan Knox and Christine Caton, on 6 November 1948. Cecil Emmerson Toler and Lillian Robertha Knox were divorced on 17 August 1981 at Cumberland County, North Carolina.1 Cecil Emmerson Toler died on 19 May 2008 at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, at age 83.2

Family

Lillian Robertha Knox
Children
  • Francis Knox Toler
  • Glenn Emmerson Toler
  • Allen Gregory Toler
  • Tina Andrea Toler b. 19 Sep 1970, d. 19 Sep 1970
  • Tara Janel Toler

Citations

  1. [S132] North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, 2008.
  2. [S13] Sun Journal, May 21, 2008, p. D2.

Josiah Stanly Griffin

M, b. circa 1844
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherMargaret Ann Whitehead
     Josiah Stanly Griffin was born circa 1844 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census.

Jesse Lanier Griffin

M, b. circa 1846
FatherJames Griffin b. 7 Mar 1804, d. 18 Sep 1856
MotherMargaret Ann Whitehead
     Jesse Lanier Griffin was born circa 1846 at Pitt County, North Carolina, according to the 1850 Pitt County Census.

Joseph M. Simpkins

M, b. 25 July 1867, d. 17 May 1937
FatherEphraim Simpkins b. c 1834, d. c 1905
MotherBarzilla Franks b. 12 Sep 1845, d. 17 Feb 1921
     Joseph M. Simpkins was born on 25 July 1867. He died on 17 May 1937 at age 69.

Jesse N. Simpkins

M, b. 1868
FatherEphraim Simpkins b. c 1834, d. c 1905
MotherBarzilla Franks b. 12 Sep 1845, d. 17 Feb 1921
     Jesse N. Simpkins was born in 1868.

Graham Simpkins

M
FatherEphraim Simpkins b. c 1834, d. c 1905
MotherBarzilla Franks b. 12 Sep 1845, d. 17 Feb 1921

Siddy Fulcher

F
     Siddy Fulcher married Ephraim Simpkins, son of Melvin Simpkins and Nora Tingle, on 11 April 1859 at Craven County, North Carolina.1

Family

Ephraim Simpkins b. c 1834, d. c 1905
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] , Craven County Marriage Records Craven County Register of Deeds.

Andrew H. Franks

M, b. circa 1780, d. 15 October 1872
     Andrew H. Franks was born circa 1771 aged based on pension application claiming Andrew was 100 years old.1 He was born circa 1780 at Spain based on the 1850 Census for Craven County. Andrew is listed as Andrew FRANKLIN. He began military service on 10 November 1814 as a private in Capt. Minor HUNTINGTON'S Company of North Carolina Militia.1 He ended military service on 21 March 1815.1 He and Martha "Patsy" Dixon obtained a marriage bond on 13 November 1829. Andrew H. Franks married Martha "Patsy" Dixon on 1 December 1829.1 Andrew H. Franks died on 15 October 1872 at Township #1, Craven County, North Carolina.1

Family

Martha "Patsy" Dixon b. c 1806
Children

Citations

  1. [S145] Andrew Franks, War of 1812 Pension file, 23585.

Martha "Patsy" Dixon

F, b. circa 1806
     Martha "Patsy" Dixon was born circa 1806 based on age of 72 on pension application dated 1878.1 She and Andrew H. Franks obtained a marriage bond on 13 November 1829. Martha "Patsy" Dixon married Andrew H. Franks on 1 December 1829.1

Family

Andrew H. Franks b. c 1780, d. 15 Oct 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S145] Andrew Franks, War of 1812 Pension file, 23585.

Joseph Franks

M, b. circa 1832
FatherAndrew H. Franks b. c 1780, d. 15 Oct 1872
MotherMartha "Patsy" Dixon b. c 1806
     Joseph Franks was born circa 1832.

Martin Van Buren Franks

M, b. circa 1837
FatherAndrew H. Franks b. c 1780, d. 15 Oct 1872
MotherMartha "Patsy" Dixon b. c 1806
     Martin Van Buren Franks was born circa 1837.

Joshua Ivan Stilley

M, b. 25 August 1885, d. 7 May 1975
FatherWilliam Joyner Stilley b. 9 Nov 1846, d. 30 Nov 1935
MotherElizabeth Taylor Dunn b. 29 Dec 1847, d. 26 Aug 1909
Joshua I. and Penny Toler Stilley
     Joshua Ivan Stilley was born on 25 August 1885. He married Penny Gray Toler, daughter of William Pitt Toler and Almira Ramon Jones, on 27 December 1911. Joshua Ivan Stilley died on 7 May 1975 at age 89.

Family

Penny Gray Toler b. 21 Mar 1891, d. 23 Oct 1975
Children

Andrew Franks

M, b. circa 1844
FatherAndrew H. Franks b. c 1780, d. 15 Oct 1872
MotherMartha "Patsy" Dixon b. c 1806
     Andrew Franks was born circa 1844.

Stephen Franks

M, b. circa 1848
FatherAndrew H. Franks b. c 1780, d. 15 Oct 1872
MotherMartha "Patsy" Dixon b. c 1806
     Stephen Franks was born circa 1848. As of 1860, Stephen Franks was also known as Andrew Franks.