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HUTCHINS, Willie – (d. 1882)

Extracted from the Jones County Items column: Willie HUTCHINS a nephew of Mrs. PARKER about 14 years of age, died in this place last Saturday night, of heart disease. Source: New Berne Weekly Journal , 6 April 1882, page 3. 

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SIMMONS, Amos (d. 1883)

Excerpted from the Jones County Items column: Amos SIMMONS, the little son of Mr. Joseph SIMMONS, was killed on Saturday, the 8th inst., on the road near his home by falling out of a wagon and the wheel passing over him.  He lived but a short time after the accident.  He was buried on Sunday […]

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TAYLOR, Jesse G. (d. 1883)

Mr. Jesse G. TAYLOR, an old citizen of Tuckahoe township, Jones county, died at his home on the 11th inst. Source: New Berne Weekly Journal , 20 December 1883, page 3. 

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DUVAL, Nancy (d. 1883)

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 […]

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FOY, Thos. (d. 1880)

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.

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BROWN, Hardy (d. 1834)

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.

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BROWN, Mary (d. 1819)

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, […]

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WYES, Selby H. (d. 1821)

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 […]

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HOWARD, James (d. 1848)

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.

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COXE, Wimberly (d. 1848)

The following death notice for Wimberly COXE appeared in the April 15, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. He was 23 years old.

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