Some Bible Records
of
Halifax & Northampton Counties
North Carolina
[pp. 61-70]

 
Benjamin Pope died 15 August 1843

John Thomas Benjamine Pope died 27 May 1855

Thomas Pope died 26 September 1866

Rosey Pope, widow of Jacob Pope departed this life 5 June 1874

JESSE COTTEN POWELL BIBLE
(John McGwigan)

Bible now in possession of Julia Branch Anderson, wife of Alton W. Anderson, Enfield, N. C. 27823

Bible published in 1846 by J. B. Perry, 198 Market Street, Philadelphia, Nafis and Cornish, New York

Jesse Cotten Powell of Halifax County and Emeline Frances Gatlin of Hertford County, North Carolina were married 19 December 1844 at 7 o'clock P. M. by the Rev. Quinton H. Trotman

Oliver Clinton Stallings of Franklin County and Sallie Martha Powell of Halifax County, North Carolina were married 15 December 1872 by the Rev. T. R. Owen

Charles Ashely Young of Wilson and Ella Powell of Halifax County, North Caro´┐Żlina were married 10 September 1879 by Rev. T. R. Owen

Julia Frances Powell, daughter of Jesse C. Powell and Emeline F. Powell, his wife, was born 17 April 1846 at 11 o'clock PM

Mary Virginia Powell, daughter of same, was born 7 May 1851 ("5 years 6 mos 24 days)

Frances Simons Powell, daughter of same was born 23 April 1854 

Sally Martha Powell, daughter of same, was born 16 April 1857 

Jessie Powell, daughter of same, was born 7 June 1859

Jesse C. Powell was born 8 July 1818

Emeline F. Powell was born 16 February 1829

Ella Powell, daughter of Jesse C. and Emeline F. was born 28 October 1861 

Ida Powell, daughter of same was born 12 February 1864

Oliver Clinton Stallings, son of Hilliard Stallings and Emily Stallings, his wife was born 14 March 1845

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Jesse Hilliard Stallings, first-born of Oliver C. Stallings and Sallie M., his wife, was born 28 June 1874

Jesse Hilliard Stallings died 20 August 1875 age 14 months

Dr. Jesse C. Powell died 27 February 1867 in his forty-ninth year 

Julia Frances daughter of Dr. J. C. Powell age 9 months 13 days died 30 January 1847

Mary Virginia daughter of same died 1 December 1957 at father's hone in Hertford County, North Carolina

Mrs. Emeline F. Powell, age 46, wife of late Dr. Jesse C. Powell (no date given)

Miss Jessie Powell died 7 September L' 1877, daughter of Dr. J. C. and Emeline Powell

Mrs. Ella Young, wife of Mr. C. Young, died "Friday of last week" age 25

C. A. Young of Wilson was married to Miss Ella Powell of Halifax 10 September 1879

Mrs. Ashley Young was formerly Miss Ella Powell, daughter of Dr. Jesse Powell. Her sisters were Sally Martha Powell, Julia Frances Powell, Jessie Powell. These were the daughters of Dr. Jesse Powell and his wife, Emile Gatling Powell who originally cane from Hertford County. Dr. Jesse Powell was born and reared in the two-story home west of Dawson. After his marriage to E. G. P. Dr. Jesse Powell moved to a home that had been built for him by his father, Mr. Jesse Powell, for whom Dr. Jesse was named. This home is a two-story house about a mile from the one in which Dr. Jesse Powell was reared. This was called Sunny Side. Mr. Jesse Powell was a licensed minister of the Gospel (Baptist)

JESSE POWELL BIBLE
 (John McGwigan)

Bible now in possession of Mrs. Hulday Branch Herman and was

discovered among the effects of her cousin, Blanche Beavars Whitaker, widow of Stanley Whitaker, Enfield, N. C. 27823

Bible inscribed "To Jesse Powell with the affectionate regards of his grandson, John T. Watson April 1847." Published by Jesper Harding, 57 South Third Street, Philadelphia, 1845

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William G. Lawrence and Galitia Ann Shields were married 20 March 1850 

Mary Imagen Lawrence was born 28 January 1852

Olivia Norfleet Lawrence was born 31 July 1853

Charles Lawrence was born 21 March 1855

Jessee Powell, son of Lewis and Helen Powell, was born 5 December 1772

Nancy, wife of Jesse Powell and daughter of Etheldred Philips and his wife Jinny, was born 31 October 1785

Eaton P. Powell, son of Jesse and Nancy Powell, was born 18 February 1825

Mary Imogene Lawrence, daughter of W. J. and Annie Lawrence was born 28 January 1852

Sarah E. Lawrence, infant daughter of J. T. and Ann R. Lawrence died 2 June 1853

Mary B. Lawrence, daughter of J. Powell and Charity, his wife, died 2 May 1854

W. I. Lawrence, son of T. D. Lawrence, died 21 September 1856 

F. Ann Lawrence wife of W. I. Lawrence died 4 March 1857

The great fresh in Roanoke River was in May 1770 /s/ William Powell

JOHN POWELL BIBLE
 (Maude Fleming)

Bible now in possession of Miss Ursula Marshall, Halifax, N. C.

Title page indicates "Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the University. MDCCXXXIII. Price nine shillings, unbound." Subtitle page indicates "London. Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty. MDCCXXXIII."

Mary Dobson was born in the year of our Lord on the 27 day of March 1709 

Rosamund Powell was bornd 24 January 1772

Solomon Powell the son of John and Mary Powell his wife was born on 28 September 1732

Solomon Powell died the 24 of November 1767 

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Anna Powell was born in the year of our lord on 25 March 1737 

Ptolome Powell was born in the year of our Lord on 11 September 1738 ]

May Powell was born in the year of our lord on 22 December 1740 

William Powell was born in the year of our Lord on 21 March 1742(3) 

Moses Powell was born in the year of our Lord on 21 March 1744(5) 

Nancy Powell was born in the year of our Lord on 21 June 1750 

Mary Powell was born on 8 February 1768

Moses Powell died in October 1749

John Powell Died in 21 November 1785 aged 77 years

Rebacker Powell died in 25 May 1789 aged 34 years

James Powell died the 16 July 1793 aged 15 years

Saliah Powell, daughter of William and Ursilly Powell was Bornd the 12 day of July 1792

John Powell was bornd 10 August 1793

Rebacker Powell was bornd the 1st day of June 1795

Ursilly Powell died the 15th day of November 1807 in the 54th year of her age. Mother of Sarah.

William Powell died the 9th day of September 1814 in the 73rd year of his age.

The names and ages of the children of William and Rebacker Powell (first wife) 

Rosanna Powell was bornd 24 January 1772 

Thomas Powell was bornd 22 November 1778 

Solomon Powell was bornd 15 February 1775 

Nancy Powell was bornd 26 November 1776 

James Powell was bornd 25 January 1778

Mary Powell was bornd 12 June 1780 

Daniel Powell was bornd 30 October 1784 

Betty Powell was bornd 23 December 1786

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George Peebles died 29 February 1832

George Washington Peebles died 19 September 1829

Nancy Peebles died 18 July 1825 

Thomas Powell died 19 September 1776 

The great Gust September 7/8 days.

RICHARD REESE BIBLE 
(Margaret M. Hofmann)

Bible now in the possession of Mrs. Robert E. Vick, 208 East Fourth St., Weldon, N. C. 27890

Bible was purchased before October 1849 and family information was copied into it from an older Bible.

George R. Reese and Elizabeth R. Rogers was married the first day of October 1845

James B. Goode and Elizabeth R. Reese was married 14 February 1856 

George R. Reese was bornd 27 February 1807

Elizabeth R. Reese his wife was born 9 February 1824

Richard Reese was borne the 23 January 1765

Elizabeth C. Reese was borne 12 September 1778

Mary P. Reese was bornd 19 July 1804

Nancy E. Reese was borne 23 September 1809 and departed this life 9 September 1812

Albert Mark Rogers was born 2 June 1843 

Robert Edward Rogers was born 1 February 1846 

Mary (?) May (?) Goode was born 31 March 1857 

Maria H. Goode was born 14 October 1858 

James E. Goode was born 24 June 1860

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John Goode was born 5 March 1862

Elizabeth R. Goode was born 9 February 18 (?) 

James B. Goode was borne 31 July 1833

George R. Reese died 19 June at 3 o'clock A. M. in the year of Lord 1854

Robert E. Rogers died 15 February in the year of our Lord 1860 

James A. Rogers was killed 16 May in the year of our Lord 1864 

Albert M. Rogers was killed 10 October in the year of our Lord 1864 

John E. Rogers died September 1859

Maria M. Rogers died 1 March 1845

Joseph M. S. Rogers died 1 April 1874

Elizabeth R. Goode died 28 December 1877

May Goode died 24 August 1882

James E. Goode died 18 January 1905

John A. Goode died 18 September 1906

JESSE REID BIBLE 
(Maude Fleming)

Bible now in possession of Mrs. Jack B. Whitehead, Halifax, N. C. 27839

Flyleaf indicates "This is Susan's Reid Book." Front flyleaf indicates "Sue Bradley Book Sue Bradley."

Jessie Reid and Martha Evans was married in 1875

Clifton Reid son of Jessie and Martha Reid was born in 24 July 1873

Susan Reid daughter of Jessie and Martha Reid was born on 23 November 1874

Jessie Cary Reid son of Jessie and Martha Reid was born on 20 July 1876

Martha Frances Reid daughter of Jessie and Martha Reid was born in 23 August 1878

Martha Francis the daughter of Jessie Reid was Born in the year of our Lord the 3 of August 1878

Leslie Reid son of Jesse and Martha Reid was born 15 November 1880

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Guilford was born the 8 August 1857 

Henry was born the 3 May 1858

Cese? was born the 15 May 1862 

Clenus was born of September 1865

SAVAGE - STATION BIBLE 
(Margaret Burnette Vaughan)

Bible now in possession of Mrs. Erin Shields Anthony, Hobgood, N. C.

This old Bible is in very poor condition. The front cover and the first three books are missing.

Sherlove was married 12 December 1862 

Hammil E. Savage born 1 September 1826 

Richard A. Savage born 25 June 1826 

Fed L. Savage was born 7 October 1823 

William A. Savage was born 23 August 1838 

Joseph Savage was born 14 March 1841

James Henry Staton was born 12 December 1831 

Emma E. Savage was born 26 April 1836

Henry Louise Staton daughter of the above was born 7 August 1863

Lura Alice Staton daughter of the above was born 1 July 1865

Thomas Mayo Staton son of the above was born 15 August 1867

Robbert Joseph Staton son of the above was born 19 October 1871

Fannie Lee Staton daughter of the above was born 14 October 1876

James Franklin Staton son of the above was born 27 December 1878

W. A. Savage died 14 January 1895 

James H. Staton died 12 January 1886 

Emma E. Staton died 12 August 1901 

Robbert Joseph Staton died 9 July 1907

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Thomas Mayo Staton died 14 October 1911 cut in gin 

James Franklin Staton died 9 October 1913 yellow chill

Lura Alice Staton died 30 January 1923 Stomach trouble and chest trouble died at 3 P. M. in Tarboro Hospital

Mary Louise Staton Whitehead died 3 March 1927 at home 8:30 A. M. dropsy - stomach trouble

Frances Lee Staton Bell died 8 March 1953

FAMILY RECORD OF JOHN H. AND MARY SHAW 
(Birdie B. Dunn)

Book now in possession of Mrs. R. E. Hunt Rt. 1, Box 246, Halifax, N. C. 27839

These records were kept in a Bible story book which was the salesman's sample. The records are on the salesman's order blanks.

Hilda Orine Shaw Born 16 May 1896 at Shaw Grove daughter of john H. and Mary Shaw

Irk demondford Shaw Born 24 January 1898 at Weldon - Son of John H. and Mary Shaw

Little Johnny Shaw Born 24 May 1900 at west Weldon Son of John H. and Mary Shaw

Lettie Marie Shaw Born 14 November 1901 at Old Home Daughter of John H. and Mary Shaw

Mollie Shaw Born 23 November 1875

Lonel Shaw Born 20 June 1904 at Weldon Son of J. H. and Mary Shaw 

Willie Shaw born 26 September 1908 at Weldon Son of J. H. and Mary Shaw
 
Lois Shaw born 27 August 1910 at Weldon Daughter of J. H. and Mary Shaw 

Virginia Weldon Shaw born 1 December 1913 Daughter of J. H. and Mary Shaw

SQUIGGINS BIBLE 
(Margaret M. Hofmann)

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Bible now in possession of Mrs. W. B. Joyner, 401 Elm Street, Weldon, N. C. 27890

Title page missing.

John A. Dockery and Betty A. Squiggins married 29 March 1854

Jabez Weeks Bell and M. L. T. Squiggins was married the 2nd Day of February A. D. 1888

Bayard Hand and Alice L. Whitfield was married the ? of September A. D. 1858

Thos. M. Squiggins and Mary E. Crump was married on the 2nd of December A. D. 1825

T. H. R. Duke and Bettie M. Woodford was married the 14th day of May 1856

Daniel G. Briggs and Mary S. Squiggins was married 29 October 1846

W. J. P. J. Squiggins and Mary J. Whiteham was married the 16th of June 1852

Jas. M. Brickle and Martha A. Squiggins was married the 16th of June 1852

Mary S. B. Squiggins daughter of Thos. M. Squiggins and Mary S. wife was born the 22 October 1826

W. J. P. J. Squiggins was born 28 June 1828 

Elizabeth A. Squiggins was born 8 May 1831 

Martha A. Squiggins was born 26 May 1833 

M. L. T. Squiggins was born 28 March 1835 

T. Allice Whitfield was born 29 March 1842 

Eugenia A. Whitfield was born 27 September 1843 

C. J. T. Whitfield was born 15 February 1848 

William T. Brickle was born the 12 July 1854

Thos M. Squiggins departed this life 11 January 1839 

Martha A. Brickle deaparted this life the 22nd of July 1854

William Thomas Brickell died 4 February 1938 Hospital Roanoke Rapids 

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WILLIAM R. SQUIRE BIBLE 
(Sarah Thrower Hardison)

Bible now in the possession of Mrs. Hazel Coker, Rt. 1, Garysburg, N. C.

The title page of the Bible is missing. William R. Squire was a Northampton County physician and the step grandfather of Wiley Harding Coker.

William R. Squire was born 20 January 1834 

Paul Roger Squire was born 4 November 1860 

Kate Alice Squire was born 1 December 1861 

William Gibson Squire was born 28 July 1866

Wiley Harding Coker was born 2 September 1905 

Raymond Edward Coker was born 5 December 1912

Roland Coker, Jr. was born 7 October 1916 

Ronald Coker was born 7 October 1916 

Sidney Harding died 8 August 1915

Mrs. M. Squire died 22 March 1920

Dr. W. R. Squire died 28 June 1910

OLIVER CLINTON STALLINGS BIBLE
 (John McGwigan)

Bible now in possession of Mrs. Julia Branch Anderson, wife of Alton W. Anderson, Enfield, N. C. 27823

Bible published Bradley, Garretson and Co., 66 North Fourth St., Philadelphia and Copyright 1874.

Certificate of Holy Matrimony between Oliver Clinton Stallings, Franklin Co., N. C. and Sallie Martha Powell, Halifax Co., N. C. Fifteenth day of December 1872 at her mother's residence by Rev. L. R. Owen of Tarboro, N. C.

Jesse Hilliard Stallings, son of Oliver C. Stallings and Sallie M. Stallings, was born the eighteenth day of June 1874

Oliver Powell Stallings, son of same was born eighth day of August 1876

Ernest Eaton Stallings, son of same, was born twenty first day of January 1879

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