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John Methious & Nancy Gaskins Midyette

(Photo taken circa late 1920's in Roanoke Rapids, NC)

John Methious Midyette, son of Zachariah Robert Russell Midyette and Clarissa Elizabeth "Clara" Jarvis, was born in Swan Quarter in May 1858 according to the 1900 Hyde Co. census (all other census records indicate 1860). He died in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax Co., N.C. on January 11, 1938. On July 26, 1882 in Swan Quarter he married Nancy Catherine Gaskins. Nancy Catherine was born in Ocracoke on January 28, 1857 to Benjamin W. Gaskins and Eliza Howard and died in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. on January 17, 1934. John Methious and Nancy Catherine Gaskins Midyette are buried in the Roanoke Rapids Cemetery. They had the following 6 children, some of whom spelled their last name with a "g":

(Photo and information kindly submitted by Marilyn Wesner, great-great-granddaughter of John Methoius & Nancy Gaskins Midyette.)

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