Author Archives: Taneya
DIED, in Jones County, on Sunday the eleventh inst. Mrs. Mary BROWN, the amiable wife of Isaac BROWN, Esq. In the death of this excellent woman, female society has lost one of its brightest ornaments, the neighborhood a dear friend, and her weeping relations are left to mourn their irreparable loss. Possessed of all those amiable qualities, [...]
Died – on the 19th inst., at the seat of Mr. Edwin BECTON, Jones County, the Rev. Selby H. WYES, aged about 43. Mr. WYES was a gracious and useful man. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and freely gave himself up to seek and save perishing sinners. Though not regularly attached [...]
The following death notice appeared in the May 24, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. James HOWARD was a Senator from the Jones and Carteret districts.
The following death notice for Wimberly COXE appeared in the April 15, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. He was 23 years old.
The following death notice for Daniel ANDREWS appeared in the May 13, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.
The following death notice appeared in the May 13, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. John ASKEW was 35 years old.
Old slave darkies a Pension and if such is facts why then we hope that we are in time to meet the benefits of such. Yours respectfully, Geo. Jones junior & Annie Koonce P.O. Tuckahoe Jones Co. NC Received Jan 4, 1898 Source: Correspondence and Case Files of the Bureau of Pensions Pertaining to the Ex-Slave Pension [...]
In the 1930′s and 1940′s, the workers of the Works Progress Administration (now called the Works Projects Administration) set out to record burial information for cemeteries across the state. These records have now been added online by the NC State Archives and State Library of NC. The survey includes listings for the following cemeteries. Do [...]
Philyaw Cemetery (as listed on numerous death certificates), is now called the “Jones Family Cemetery”. It is located on NC Highway 41 in Comfort, NC; Behind brick house with circle drive; Three giant oak in midst of cemetery. Surveyed by Brenda Craft Hardy and Lynda Lewis Frisch - June 2011 Bishop, Barney W. b. Sep., 1827 [...]