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 Virgie Opal Walker & Samuel Graham Newbern

Virgie Opal Walker, daughter of Clarence Eugene & Sarah Nevada (Burton) Walker, was born in Currituck Co. on May 17, 1908.  Virgie married Samuel Graham Newbern on July 3, 1924.  Virgie died in Camden Co., NC on Jan. 9, 1935 from an automobile accident.  Samuel, son of Nicholas Cutthroat Newbern & Lillie Mae Dutcher [see the Dutcher Family Bible], was born in Jarvisburg, NC on Oct. 28, 1899 and died in Jarvisburg on Dec. 18, 1948 of a heart attack [see death certificate].  Virgie & Samuel had 4 children:
  1) Maxine Virginia Newbern (1926-1999)
  2) Kenneth Raynor Newbern (1927-1986)
  3) living female Newbern
  4) living male Newbern (legally changed name to Walker)
Samuel Graham Newbern - circa 1924 Virgie Opal (Walker) Newbern - circa 1924

Left to right: Ruth Forbes, Samuel G. Newbern, Virgie (Walker) Newbern

Left to right: Virgie (Walker) Newbern, Samuel G. Newbern, Ruth (Foster) Forbes, Dewey W. Forbes.  Ruth & Dewey are buried in the Owens-Berry Cemetery in Jarvisburg.

Samuel G. & Virgie (Walker) Newbern

Virgie (Walker) Newbern as a flapper complete with a bobbed hairdo, short skirt, and hose rolled down below the knees!

Maxine Virginia Newbern was born  in Currituck Co. on Jan. 27, 1926 and died in Chesapeake, Va. in June 1999.  She married Charles Walter "Charlie" Jones, Sr.  Maxine & Charlie are buried in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens in Chesapeake, Va. [see their tombstone].  Maxine & Charlie lived and worked in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Va. but returned to Currituck County to live after his retirement from Virginia Power. Charles Walter Jones, Sr., son of Walter C. & Rebecca Jones, was born in Currituck Co. on Sept. 26, 1922 and died in Currituck Co. on Dec. 23, 1987.

Kenneth Raynor "Kenny Boy" Newbern was born in Currituck Co. on Dec. 23, 1927 and died in Currituck Co. on June 14, 1986 [see his obituary].  Kenneth retired from the North Carolina Transportation Department. He lived in Currituck County all his life. He loved his cars and took great care of them. Here he is pictured with what was probably his first car, a 1936 Ford.