Dobbs County, NC

Posted Queries for November 1998 thru January 1999

EDWARDS, GARVEY, HOUSTON, JACKSON, KENNEDY, MERCER, QUINN, RHODES, TURNER posted by Keith Whaley on Thursday, November 5, 1998

I'm looking for someone who has knowledge of Ezekiel Whaley of the 1790 Census that may be related to the Samuel Whaley, Sr. family of Duplin County. There are four households mentioned on the Duplin Census of 1790: James, William, Samuel, and Francis Whaley. Samuel Whaley,Sr. has 4 sons: Samuel Jr., James, Kinsey, and Daniel. I have information on the first 3 sons.

ADAMS, GOODEN, GOODING, IVEY posted by Mary L. Stiny on Thursday, November 19, 1998

ADAMS,John b 1725 Southampton, VA married to

JARMAN posted by Cynthia Dean on Wednesday, December 2, 1998

JARMAN. Seeking info on William, Thomas and Joseph JARMAN listed in the 1790 Census of Dobbs Co. NC.

HOOKER posted by Kyle VanLandingham on Sunday, December 13, 1998

I am interested in the HOOKER family, specifically descendants of Wiliam Hooker III of Dobbs Co. Thanks.

CREECH, LEWIS, ROBINSON posted by Marsil Creech on Monday, December 21, 1998

I am researching the surname CREECH in Dobbs Co NC. Benjamin CREECH and wife Mary Lewis had a number of children including a JOHN CREECH b, ca 1755 that is said to have married an ELIZABETH ROBINSON. Also reported that they had at least 3 sons, JOhn b. ca 1775, Elijah b. ca 1779 and Jonathan b. ca 1784. These three sons can be found in the Harlan Co KY and Lee Co VA areas by 1799.JOhn b. ca 1775 died in Harlan Co KY in 1850; Elijah b. ca 1779 died in Lee Co VA 1854; Jonathan died in Lee Co VA 1852. I am looking for a marriage of JOHN CREECH to ELIZABETH ROBINSON or to anyone ca. 1775 in Dobbs Co. Some researchers are using a deed as proof of this marriage.All that exists of this deed is the index-JOHN CREECH to ELIZABETH CREECH. Need all theh help I can get on this. Marsil Creech 506 S. Mississippi, Roswell, NM 88201

OATES, WYATT posted by Jacob L. Bateman III on Tuesday, December 22, 1998

I am seeking information on the family of James OATES d.b.25/Dec/1757 in Dobbs County North Carolina. He married Mary Ann WYATT 1782 in Dobbs County. His will was probated 4/Feb/1816 in Sampson County. If there is anyone doing research on this family please contact me.

CLAYTON, OATES, WIATT posted by Jacob L. Bateman III on Tuesday, December 22, 1998

I am seeking information on James OATES d.b.1724 Albemarle Precinct Perquimans County North Carolina his parents were Joseph OATES and Elizabeth WIATT also of Perquimans County. James married Sarah Clayton and lived in Dobbs County. My ancestor was their second son and third child out of six children. He too was named James d.b.25/Dec/1757 m: Mary Ann Wyatt 1782 d.d. 22/Mar/1815 will was probated 4/Feb/1816. His father James died 17666 in Dobbs County. If there is anyone doing research on this family please contact me.

ALLEN, CREEL, MOZINGO posted by Gayle Williams Licari on Friday, January 15, 1999

Searching for any information about Sarah MOZINGO dau o f John and Ann ___________Mozingo and her connections with a James CREEL. Sarah was b. 27 January 1748 probably in Dobbs/Greene/Lenoir County, NC she eventually migrated to Marion County, SC. In bible records she named her children: Sabre Mozingo and James Creel. She later married Henry ALLEN. Is anyone working on the CREEL or MOZINGO genealogy who may know more than I do of when Sarah left NC for SC. Gayle

GRIMSLEY posted by Jim Young on Wednesday, January 20, 1999

In the Johnston/Dobbs/Lenoir Counties Grantor Index - Book 7 - Old Dobbs County - April 1765 - April 1769, Page 479, Sherwood GRIMSLEY buys land from James JONES.

Sherrod GRIMSLEY is listed as paying taxes for one male in 1769 in Dobbs Co., NC.

I'm researching the "Sherod "GRIMSLEY" family listed in the Marshal Co., AL census and would be interested in exploring a possible connection to Sherwood/Sherrod GRIMSLEY in Dobbs Co., NC.

Census: 1850 Marshall Co., AL, 23rd Subdivision, Page # 234
Sherod....... 34 M NC Wagon Maker
Sarah......... 27 F NC
James........ 4 M TN
Rufus......... 3 M AL
John...........12 M NC
Elizabeth.... 11 F NC

LASSITER, WIGGINS posted by Cecile Ellison on Tuesday, January 26, 1999

I am looking for information on the WIGGINS branch of my geneological research. My mothers surname is Wiggins. I have gone back to James Wiggins b 10/5/1773 and Suzanna LASSITER 12/31/1785 from Dobbs/Lenoir County, North Carolina and I now see bits and pieces I can't yet put together. If you have any information, anything would be greatly appreciated. This is just the most interesting thing I have ever done. It's history, but its personal history. Thank you so much in advance of anything you might have to add to my collection.

MEARES posted by William K. Meares on Tuesday, January 26, 1999

Looking for information on Mark MEARES of Old Dobbs County. He shows up on the 1769 tax list. If you have any informatin please contact me.

STRADLEY posted by Lee Stradley on Wednesday, January 27, 1999

STRADLEY , Nimrod, listed in the 1779 census for Dobbs co, looking for informaton on any other STRADLEY in the area.

CENTERFITTS, HANKS, SENTEFIT, SENTERFILL, SENTERFIT, SENTERFITT, VINING posted by Marilyn Senterfitt on Wednesday, January 27, 1999

SENTERFITT, CENTERFITTS, SENTERFIT, SENTEFIT, SENTERFILL...many spellings! Possibly Henry for first name. Has family connections in Dobbs County in 1763-74 that we know of. Also HANKS and VINING surnames. Thanks so much,

HOLMES posted by Linda Holmes White on Wednesday, January 27, 1999

I am looking for information on HOLMES, Charles

STANLEY, STEWART posted by Larry Stanley on Sunday, January 31, 1999

Seeking information about the family and ancestry of John Stanley and his wife Sara Sallie Stewart. They had at least one son, Sands Stanley, who resided in Cheraws Dist. (later Darlington Co.), SC.

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