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Robert Bizzell and Katherine Barnhill


Robert Bizzell Barnhill , son of Griffith W. Barnhill and Eliza Jane Henry , was born on 4 Oct 1860 in New Hanover County, NC, died on 17 Oct 1922 in Pender County, NC, at age 62, and was buried in Oct 1922 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

General Notes:
Robert "Bizzel" was born in what was then considered part of New Hanover County. In 1880, the area was changed and became part of Pender County. He remained in Pender County for the remainder of his life.

In 1880 Robert is living at home with his mother Eliza Jane, a widow, and his brother Clarence. His sister, Melissa has married.

1880 Federal Census - Pender County, NC.
Eliza J. Barnhill 45 Widow
C.A. 22 son Cooper
Robert 18 son farmer

1890 Federal Census not available.

1891 Jan. 3rd - Robert and Kate married.

1900 Federal Census Records - Caswell Township, Pender County, NC
Census taken on 14 June, 1900 Enumerator: Eli Larkin
Robert B. Barnhill 39
Katie 31
Eliza Jane 8
Anna 6
Nettie 4
Robert David 2
Willie Don 1
Bessie (Blanche) 1month
Eliza J. Mother, Widow

Robert is a farmer, owns his home and farm, free from mortgage. He can read and write. Katie has attended school and can read and write. Daughter Eliza Jane has been attending school and can read and write. The remaining children are 6 yrs and younger.

Eliza Jane, widow and mother of Robert Bizzell is living in the household. She can read and write. Eliza was the mother of 3 children and 2 of these children are living at this time. Melissa, her daughter, has died.


1910 Federal Census Records - Caswell Township, Pender County, NC
The Census was taken on April 19, 1910.
Robert Barnhill 49
Katie 42
Eliza Jane 18
Anna 16
Nettie 15
Robert David 13
William Don 11
Bessie (Blanche) 9
Alice 8
Jerald 6
Henry B. 2

The record indicates that three more children have been born since the last census in 1900.

Eliza Jane, widow and mother of Robert Bizzell is still living with the family. Eliza was the mother of 3 children and 2 of these children are living at this time. Melissa, her daughter, has died.

Willie Don shown as "William Don" on this census. He was always known as "Willie Don" or just "Don".

Robert's occupation: Farmer, owns his farm, free from mortgage.
Katie is a housewife
Eliza does housework for family
Anna helps out on the farm
Nettie cooks for the family
Robert David works on the farm
William Don goes to school
Blanche goes to school
Alice goes to school
Jerald goes to school


1920 Federal Census Records - Caswell Township, Pender County, NC
Robert Barnhill 59 Farmer
Katie 52
Alice 17
Jerald 15
Henry 12
Inez 8

Census taken Aug. 15, 1920

Robert's mother Eliza Jane Henry Barnhill, who had lived with the family, died three months after the last census was taken in 1910.

Robert owns his farm, free from mortgage.

The older children have married and another daughter has been born since the last census.


North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
Name: Robert B Barnhill
Race: White
Age: 61
Date of Birth: 1861
Date of Death: 17 Oct 1922
Death County: Pender
Death State: North Carolina
Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: Robert Bizzell Barnhill
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 61
Birth Date: 4 Oct 1861
Birth Place: Pender, North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 17 Oct 1922
Death Location: Caswell, Pender
Spouse's Name: Husband of Mrs R B Barnhill
Father's Name: Griffy Barnhill
Mother's Name: Elizer Jane Henry




Robert married Katherine Sherman , daughter of David Sherman and Ann "Eliza" Watson , on 3 Jan 1891. Katherine was born on 28 Oct 1868 in Bladen County, NC, died on 8 Aug 1929 in Pender County, NC, at age 60, and was buried on 9 Aug 1929 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Children from this marriage were:

Infant Barnhill was born in Caswell Township, Pender County, NC, died in Caswell Township, Pender County, NC, and was buried in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Eliza Jane Barnhill was born on 21 Dec 1891 in Pender County, NC, died on 16 Sep 1968 in Pender County, NC, at age 76, and was buried in Sep 1968 in Haw Bluff Church Cem., Kelly, Bladen County, NC.

Anna Barnhill was born on 28 Sep 1893 in Pender County, NC, died on 11 Dec 1980 in Sampson County, NC, at age 87, and was buried in Dec 1980 in Garland Cemetery, Garland, NC.

Nettie L. Barnhill was born on 30 Jan 1893 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 4 Jul 1927 in Topsail Beach, NC, at age 34, and was buried on 6 Jul 1927 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Robert David Barnhill was born on 9 Dec 1896 in Pender County, NC, died on 1 Aug 1948 in Belhaven, Beaufort, NC, at age 51, and was buried in Aug 1948 in Garland, NC.

Willie "Don" Barnhill was born on 4 Oct 1898 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died 8 Feb 1972 (Tuesday) in Pender Mem. Hosp., Burgaw, Pender County, NC, at age 73, and was buried 10 Feb 1972 (Thursday) in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Blanche Barnhill was born on 17 May 1900 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 24 Aug 1951 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, at age 51, and was buried in Aug 1951 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Alice Barnhill was born on 5 Apr 1902 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 3 Oct 1987 in Garland, Sampson County, NC, at age 85, and was buried in Oct 1987 in Garland, Sampson County, NC.

Jerald Robert Barnhill was born on 9 Mar 1905 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 7 Oct 1988 in Pender County, NC, at age 83, and was buried in Oct 1988 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.

Henry Bizzell Barnhill was born on 4 Dec 1907 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 24 Jun 1983 in Vineland, NJ, at age 75, and was buried in Vineland, NJ.

Katie Inez Barnhill was born on 20 Mar 1911 in Atkinson, Pender County, NC, died on 28 Oct 1984 in Cape Fear Mem. Hosp., Wilmington, New Hanover County, NC, at age 73, and was buried in Oct 1984 in Woodcock Cem., Atkinson, Pender County, NC.


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