Franklin County Bible Records

Out(t)erbridge-Coffield-Sherrod Family Bible

(transcribed from photocopied records received by North Carolina State Archives in 1903.  Mrs. Stephen Outterbridge of Robersonville, NC owned the Bible at the time the photocopies were made.  The Archives have copies of these Bible pages in two different files, catalogued under MARS ID#’s  400.1.1.1555 and 400.1.1.1554)

Family Record – Miscellaneous

(handwritten - "History of Great Grand-Parents of Other Side")

 

Father’s Father – Archibald Hunter Coffield

Father’s Mother – Priscilla Pope     born in Halifax County, NC     died 1872

They were married in Halifax County, NC on Feb 27, 1834

 Mother’s Father – Joseph William Outerbridge     born Dec 31, 1810 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC

Mother’s Mother – Nancy Bowers     born April 24, 1816 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC     died on Feb 12, 1901 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC

They were married at home near Hamilton, NC in year of 1832 and her father was Lewelling Bowers and her mother was Nancy Joyner.

 

Lewelling Bowers was born in Pitt County, near Granville, NC and Nancy Joyner was born on “Rainbow Farm” near Hamilton, North Carolina, Martin County.

 

His (J.W. Outerbridge) father was Bur Outerbridge, born Feb 21, 1767 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC.  This Bur Outerbridge died Oct 20, 1819, and was the son of William Outerbridge and Catherine Revell, his wife.  This same William Outerbridge was married to Catherine Revell on July 6, 1752, and they came over from England.

 

 Family Record – Births

 Joseph H. Coffield, son of T.H. Coffield and Annie, his wife, was born A.D. Aug 25, 1873

 James A. Coffield, son of T.H. Coffield and Annie, his wife, was born A.D. Aug 1, 1875

 Susan A. Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie, his wife, was born A.D. May 27, 1877

 Nancy Ann Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie, his wife, was born A.D. Feb 4, 1879

 Martha P. Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie, his wife, was born A.D. Feb 16, 1882

 

Family Record – Deaths

 Nancy Outerbridge, daughter of Lewelling Bowers, departed this life Feb 12, 1901

 

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Family Record – Marriages

 Ann Outterbridge and Lemuel Ballard was married May 13, 1813

 Mary Outterbridge, daughter of Bur and Mary Outterbridge, was married December 1815 A.D.

 Maria Outterbridge, daughter of Bur and Drusilla Outterbridge, was married in the year of our lord November the 16th 1825

 William Outterbridge and Catherine Revell were married July the 6th 1752

 Stephen Outterbridge, son of William and Catherine, was born September the 9th 1755

 John, son of ditto was born December the 20th 1759

 Stephen Outterbridge and Winifred Forrest were married February 5th day A.D. 1823

 

Births

 Mary Eliza Outterbridge, daughter of Stephen and Winifred Outterbridge, was born May the 4th A.D. 1835

 Winifred Forrest, daughter of George and Winifred Forrest, was born August the 25th day A.D. 1804

 Nancy Elizabeth Outterbridge, daughter of Stephen and Winifred Outterbridge, was born October the 18th A.D. 1837

 William Outterbridge, son of William and Catherine, was born February 20, 1763

 

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Family Record – Births

 Nancy Outterbridge, daughter of Bur Outterbridge and Mary his wife was bornd October the 4th 1794

 Mary Outterbridge, daughter of Bur Outterbridge and Mary his wife was bornd June the 14th 1797

 Stephen Outterbridge, son of Bur Outterbridge and Mary his wife was bornd April the 26th 1800

 Elizabeth Outterbridge, daughter of Bur Outterbridge and Drusilla his wife bornd February the 16th 1805

 Maria Revel Outterbridge, daughter of Bur Outterbridge and Drusilla his wife was bornd January the 5th 1808

 Joseph William Outterbridge, son of Bur Outterbridge and Drusilla his wife was bornd December the 31st 1810

 Sarah Outterbridge, daughter of Bur Outterbridge and Drusilla his wife was bornd January the 9th 1813

 Bur Outterbridge, son of William and Catherine was bornd February the 21st 1767

 Drusilla Joyner, daughter of Thomas, was bornd June the 24th 1780

 Elizabeth Ballard, daughter of Silas and Mary Ballard was born the 8th of September 1816

 Catharine Outterbridge, daughter of Bur and Drusilla Outterbridge was born June 25th 1817

 

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Family Record – Births

 Elisabeth Ballard, daughter of Silas and Mary Ballard was born September 8th A.D. 1816

 Stephen William Outterbridge, son of Stephen and Winifred Outterbridge was born January 23rd 1825

 George Thomas Outterbridge, son of Stephen and Winifred Outterbridge was born August the 12th 1832 which was the second Sunday in the above mentioned month a little after midnight

 George Burr Forrest, son of Whitney and Maria R. Forrest was born the 28th of September A.D. 1826

 Sarah Drusilla Forrest, daughter of Whitney and Maria R. Forrest was born October the 25th A.D. 1830

 Stephen Andrew Forrest, son of Whitney and Maria R. Forrest was born December the 24th 1832

 

Deaths

 Mary Outterbridge, wife of Bur departed this life September the 24th 1802

 Drusilla, second wife of Bur Outterbridge departed this life February the 16th 1826

 Silas Ballard, husband of Mary Ballard departed this life February the 2nd (day blurred, could be incorrect) 1820

 Elisabeth Ballard, daughter of Silas and Mary departed this life November the 5th 1825 (day & year blurred, could be incorrect)

 Maria R. Forrest, daughter of Bur and Drusilla Outterbridge departed this life December the 30th 1840

 

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Family Record – Deaths

( crossed out) Mary Outterbridge, wife of Bur departed this life September the 24th 1802

 Bur Outterbridge departed this life the 20th of October in the year of our Lord 1819

 Catharine Outterbridge, daughter of Bur and Drewsilla Outterbridge departed this life November the 7th day in the year of our Lord 1819

 George Bur Forrest, son of Whitney (transcription note: initial difficult to read, appears to be “J”) Forrest and (illegible) his wife departed this life October 9th 1834

 Nancy E. Outterbridge, daughter of Stephen Outterbridge and Winifred his wife departed this life September 8th 1844

 Stephen Outterbridge, son of Bur and Mary Outterbridge departed this life May 17th 1848 (year blurred, may be 1878)

 Winnifred J. Outterbridge, daughter of George Forrest and Winnifred his wife departed this life November 11th 1862 A.D.

 

NOTE:  The following pages appear to be from a different Bible

  

Marriages

 John Sherrod and Elizabeth Sherrod his wife was married April 22nd day the year of our Lord 1819

 

Parents’ Record

 

Father

 Stephen Outterbridge, son of Bur and Mary, was born April 26th A.D. 1800

 Aldridge Andrews, son of (very faint writing, cannot read) was born September 9, 1803, died September 18, 1888

 

Mother

 Winifred J. Forrest, daughter of George and Winifred Forrest was born August 25th, 1804

 Harriett A. Roberson, daughter of William and Sallie was born November 14, 1814, died December 22nd, 1892

 

BIRTHS

 Stephen William Outterbridge, son of Stephen and Winifred was born January 23, 1825

 Susan Ann Mary Andrews, daughter of Aldridge and Harriet Andrews was born March 9th 1835 A.D.

 

MARRIAGES

 Stephen W. Outterbridge and Susan Ann Mary Andrews were married March 6th 1851

 

DEATHS

 Stephen Outterbridge, son of Bur and Mary Outterbridge departed this life May 17th, 1848

 Stephen William Outterbridge, son of Stephen and Winifred Outterbridge departed this life January 28, 1915

 Winifred J. Outterbridge, daughter of George and Winifred Forrest departed this life November 11th, 1862

 

FAMILY RECORD
BIRTHS

(Note:  This image is slightly blurred and difficult to read.  I will re-take it at a later date and post any necessary corrections)

 John Sherrod, son of James and Nancy his wife was born December 8 in the date of 1800

 Mary J. Bowers, daughter of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife was born November 25 day in date 1809

 William W. Bowers, son of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife was born November 25th in the date of 1811

 James Bowers, son of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife was born April 1 in the date 1814

 Nancy Bowers, daughter of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife was born April 24 in the date 1816

 Lewcyer(?) Bowers, daughter of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife was born July the 24th day in the date of 1818

 Mary Ann O (?), daughter of Samuel Ballard and Nancy his wife was born October the 29th 182(?)

 

DEATHS

 James Bowers and Sarah Ann Bowers his wife was married September 19 day in the year of our Lord 1839

 William W. Bowers, son of Lewelling Bowers and Nancy his wife departed this life the 2(?)th  day of September A.D. 1881

 

FAMILY RECORD
MARRIAGES

 Lewelling Bowers and Nancy Bowers his wife was married March 3rd day in the year of our Lord 1803

A.H. Coffield and Priscilla Pope were married 27 day February 18(?)4

 Thomas H. Coffield and S.A. Outterbridge were married 10 day of May 1870

 

FAMILY RECORD
BIRTHS

 Joseph H. Coffield, son of T.H. Coffield and Annie his wife was born Aug 25th  A.D. 1873

 James A. Coffield, son of T.H. Coffield and Annie his wife was born Aug 1st A.D. 1875

 Susan A. Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie his wife was born May 27th A.D. 1877

 Nancy Ann Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie his wife was born Feby 4th A.D. 1879

 Martha P. Coffield, daughter of T.H. Coffield and Annie his wife was born Feby 16th A.D. 1882

 

DEATHS

 Nancy Outterbridge, daughter of Lewelling Bowers departed this life Feby 12th 1901

 

FAMILY RECORD
MISCELLANEOUS

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Thomas Hunter Coffield (son of “A.H. Coffield”) fought in the Civil War; and was in Co. H., 17th N.C. Infantry.  Was wounded July 6, 1864, near Petersburg, Va., by his jaw bone being broken.  He was captured near Fort Fisher     in March    1865, and stayed in prison at “Point Look Out,” Md., for about 3 months.

 

FAMILY RECORD
GRAND PARENTS

 Mother’s Father – Thomas Hunter Coffield, died June 11, 1913 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC

Mother’s Mother – Sarah Ann Coffield, born Feb 15, 1845 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC, died May 25, 1928 Greenville, NC

They were married on May 10, 1870 at home near Hamilton, Martin County, NC by Elder C.B. Hassell (Primitive Babtist (sic))

 

PARENTS

 Father – William Richard Guilford Smith, born Dec 3, 1864 in Pitt Co, NC, died May 13, 1960 in Pitt County, Greenville, NC

Mother – Susan (Mittie) Arista Coffield, Sat A.M. May 27, 1877 near Hamilton, Martin County, NC, died Dec 1962 in Pitt Co, Greenville, NC

They were married Wed, Nov 25, 1896 near Hamilton, NC (Martin County) by Elder T.M. Lawrence (Primitive Baptist)

 

CHILDREN

 Loyd Elms Smith - born Sun A.M., 1130 o’clock, Sept 5, 1897 in Greenville, NC; married Sat Nov 6, 1920 to Olive Eloise Ernst at Philadelphia, Pa.; died March 10, 1958

 Annie E. Smith - born Mon A.M., 8 o’clock, Oct 30,1899 in Greenville, NC; married Sun, May 11, 1924 to Charlie Pumfert Garrett  (in) church at Greenville, NC.; died Sat, March 28, 1925

 Pattie Earl Smith - born Tues P.M. 10 o’clock near Hamilton, Martin County., NC; married Tues Dec 29, 1925 to Clyde Alfred Jackson (at) home in Greenville, NC

 Guilford C. Smith - born Oct 25, 1904 in Greenville, NC; married in 1926 to Dovia Burnette in Greenville, NC

 Georgia A. Smith - born Thurs, 7 A.M., Oct 25, 1906 in Greenville, NC; married Thurs Aug 30, 1934 to Julian Clyde Franklin in Winston Salem, NC

 Mittie Coffield Smith – born April 15, 1909 in Greenville, NC; married Friday, March 30, 1934 to Junious Allen Crumpler (at) church in Greenville, NC

 Margaret Lee Smith – born Oct 20, 1911 in Greenville, NC; married Sat Nov 25, 1939 to Robert Van Morris in Greenville, NC

 Laura E. Smith – born Sun, 2 P.M., Nov 2, 1913 in Greenville, NC; married Sun, March 11, 1934 to Charles B. “C.B.” Wilkerson in Asheboro, NC

 Lana Mae Smith – born Sun A.M. 10 o’clock, May 16, 1920 in Greenville, NC