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Excerpted from the Jones County Items column: Mrs. Nancy DUVAL, relict of Dr. Francis DUVAL and formerly a citizen of Trenton, died on Monday morning, the 10th inst., at the residence of Mr. Samuel GEROCK in Onslow county. Mrs. DUVAL was very old and had been infirm for a number of years. She was a […]
DIED — At his plantation in Jones County, of a fever of the cholic, Thos. FOY, Esq. Source: Raleigh Register and Weekly Advertiser, 25 March 1800, pg 3.
The following death notice for Mrs. Lina FOSCUE appeared in the January 6th, 1910 issue of the Kinston Free Press. She was a sister of Mrs. Joe WOOTEN and Mr. R.A. WOOTEN.
The following death notice for Matilda BROWN, wife of the late Cyrus BROWN, appeared in the January 6, 1910 issue of the Kinston Free Press newspaper. She was an aunt to Dr. R.A. WHITAKER.
Raleigh Register February 18, 1834 DIED – at his residence, in Twiggs county, Ga., Hardy BROWN, a native of Jones county, in this State, in the 39th year of his age. He emigrated to Georgia, about eight years since, carrying with him a character for industry, honesty and patriotism.
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 […]