Dobbs County, NC

Posted Queries for August thru October 1998

ALBERSON, ALBERTSON posted by Carol Bayley on Saturday, August 1, 1998

Who was Elizabeth ALBERSON mother of Solomon ALBERSON? She is listed in Pitt county deed book as living in Dobbs County.

MERCER, PRICE, VICK posted by Joe N. Cannon, Jr. on Monday, August 17, 1998

I am looking for further info re Isaiah VICK, b 13 Nov 1785, NC, m Lydia PRICE in Attala County MS abt 1820, moved on to TX abt 1840, died abt 1870 in Trinity, Walker County, TX. I believe his father was Jacob VICK and his brother was Stephen VICK, who married Susannah MERCER. According to one source, Stephen was born 11 Nov 1786 in Dobbs County and died in Muhlenberg County, KY. Any help would be appreciated.

BULLOCK, HARPER, TURNER posted by James Harper on Monday, August 24, 1998

Lenior Co.>>>Drewary HARPER, born in N.C. in 1811, Wife: Hepsey TURNER, B-1812, had eighe(8) children, went to Pulaski Co. KY around 1844, my 2nd great grandfather(son of Drewary) Silas Harper, B-1837 in Lenoir Co,N.C. Wife: Elizabeth BULLOCK, B-1844 in Kentucky. Looking for mother and father of Drewary, have no info on them. Thanks

GRADY, TAYLOR posted by Paul Taylor on Wednesday, August 26, 1998

Looking for Rev. Lemuel TAYLOR married to Elizabeth GRADY in Duplin or Wayne Counties Lemuel TAYLOR was said to be a Baptist minister and circuit preacher in the Seven Springs, Mt Oive and Faison areas around 1900-1920s. He could have been born anytime from 1850-1870.

RAYNOR, THORNTON posted by Gail Hopkins on Sunday, August 30, 1998

Samuel I THORNTON married Hester RAYNOR her father Frank RAYNOR, Dobbs Co NC lived in Dobbs Co NC Thanks

VANCE, VOSS posted by Tim Vance on Friday, October 2, 1998

I am looking for Ephraim VOSS (VANCE) that was in Dobbs county in 1790, in the Newburn district. He should be on the 1790 Census for Dobbs Co. I believe this Ephraim VOSS, (VANCE) came to Dobbs county from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. There should have been 9 people in his household on the 1790 census, he was the head of the house. Any information about Ephraim VOSS (VANCE) would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

AVANT, AVENT, COX posted by Jack Cox on Monday, October 12, 1998

Looking for any information on the ancestors/descendants of Moses COX, b.1756 in Duplin Co, NC. Served in the Revolutionary War, enlisting in Dobbs Co, NC. Moved to Chatham Co, NC after the war. Married Martha AVANT | Martha AVENT in Chatham Co, NC about 1786. Martha was born in Onslow Co, NC about 1767/1768. Moses and his family eventually moved to Washington Co, GA. Thank you. Jack Cox

BIZZELL posted by Anna Lee Hudson on Thursday, October 15, 1998

Bizzell, especially EnoS BIZZELL, reported in family history to have served in the Continental Army.

ANDERSON, CREECH, GRADDY, GRANT, HINSON, MOZINGO, ROBINSON, WARD posted by Gayle Williams Licari on Sunday, October 25, 1998

Seeking information on John and Anne MOZINGO who arrived in Edgecombe County in 1744 and later purchased land in 1755 in Old Johnston County, Old Dobbs County, Lenoir County, NC They were originally from Richmond/Westmoreland Counties in Virginia. Their children were: Pierce Mozingo (Rev. War. Patriot) who married Sarah >>>>>> we think GRADDY. He died in 1819 she in 1842. Constable Richard HINSON was the executor of her estate. Boothe Mozingo who married Celia/Selah Parrot Waters, George (who went to SC) William who went to SC and daughter Louise Mozingo who married Benjamin CREECH in 1771 wishing to correspond with others who are searching these families. (other allied families: GRANT, WARD, ROBINSON, ANDERSON, HINSON)

BENNETT, QUIMBY posted by Joy Q. Stearns on Tuesday, October 27, 1998

BENNETT, QUIMBY. Seeking info on Bennetts who appeared on following Dobbs County, NC tax lists: Hamed, 1769; John, 1769; Joseph, 1779; Thomas and William, 1769. Were William Bennett in Bertie Co. in 1750's, Stephen Bennett in Bertie Co. in 1769 and Elizabeth Bennett in Wayne in 1786 related to the Dobbs Co. Bennetts. Is there a relationship between the Bennett and Jonas Quimby family of Dobbs and later Wayne Co.? 4578 Lenora Dr., Gardendale, AL 35071.

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