Some Bible Records
of
Halifax & Northampton Counties
North Carolina
[pp. 71-80]

 
Ruth Gatling Stallings, daughter of same was born seventh day of November 1880  

Hugh Hopkins Stallings, son of the same was born the ninth day of August 1883

Ella Nora Stallings, was born thirtieth day of January 1887

Carl Clinton Stallings, was born the thirty first day of October 1890 

Jessie Emeline Stallings was born twenty-third day of September 1894

Jesse Hilliard Stallings, son of Oliver C. Stallings and Sallie M. Stallings

died the twentieth of August 1875 at 4 1/2 P.M. aged 14 months

Hugh Hopkins Stallings, son of the same, died the twenty sixth day of August at 1 1/2 P.M., 1885, Aged 2 years and seventeen days

Jessie Emeline Stallings, daughter of the same, died twenty-ninth day of September 1899, aged 5 yrs., 6 days.

Carl Clinton Stallings, died at his home in Enfield the thirty-first of December 1923, age 33 years 2 months old, leaving his widow, Rebecca Johnson Stallings and one son Carlton 42 K. S. (sic)

Our mother S. M. Powell Stallings died at Sunny Side in the evening of Saturday May 6, 1911 age 54 years 20 days.

Our father, Dr. Oliver Clinton Stallings, died at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Frank and Ruth Branch, Enfield, N. C. 14 May 1914 69 years 2 months. The kindness and most christian parents.

BENNETT EDWARD STEPHENSON BIBLE 
(Sarah Thrower Hardison)

Bible is now in the possession of Mr. Turner Taylor Stephenson, Elmwood, Garysburg, N. C.

Written in the Bible was this note by Mr. Turner Stephenson, "This Bible was my Grandfather's bible given to me by Aunt Lena Stephenson (Mrs. J. D. Waller) in 1940." This bible was published in 1872.

Cola C. Edwards was born 15 April 1884 and died 17 June 1885 age 14 months one day

Amos Stephenson was born 4 July 1796 and died 1862

Bennett E. Stephenson, son of Amos and Martha Stephenson, was born 27 December 1822

Cassandra, daughter of Green and Nancy Hill, was born 31 March 1821 

Bennett E. Stephenson married Cassandra Hill 8 May 1846

Cassandra Stephenson died 25 March 1897

Bennett Edward Stephenson died 14 June 1902

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Andrew Jackson Stephenson was born 28 April 1860. Died 13 December 1936

GEORGE W. STEPHENSON BIBLE
(Josephine Maddrey House)

Bible now in possession of Mrs. Josephine Maddrey House, Scotland Neck, N. C. 27874

Bible published and sold by H. Riley and J. V. Seaman, 221 Broadway, New York, 1824.

Wyatt Brantley and Elizabeth (Warden?) was married 22 June 1819 

Wyatt Brantley and Mrs. Sally Kee was married 20 March 1829 

William Brantley and Ann E. Rollins was married 23 December 1841

John W. Stephenson and Martha Ann Kee was married 27 August 1835

George W. Stephenson son of John W. Stephenson and Martha his wife was born 18 June A. D. 1836

James H. Stephenson son of John W. Stephenson and Martha his wife was born 5 March A. D. 1838

Sarah E. Stephenson daughter of John W. Stephenson and Martha his wife was horn 2 April A. D. 1839

Mary A. R. Stephenson daughter of John W. Stephenson and Martha his wife was born 27 May A. D. 1841

Wyatt Brantley was born 4 November 1795

Elizabeth Brantley Wyatt wife was born 4 August 1800

William Brantley son of Wyatt and Elizabeth his wife was born 17 March 1820

John J. Brantley son of Wyatt and. Elizabeth his wife was horn 29 November 1822

Henry D. Brantley son of Wyatt and Elizabeth his wife was born 7 March 1826

Elizabeth Rebecca Stanbeck daughter of Wyatt Brantley and Elizabeth his wife was born 11 November 1828

Ann E. Rollins was born 22 October 1824 

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William G. B. Kee was born 13 March 1818 Sally Kee was born 30 October 1785

Richard T. Stpehenson son of John W. and Martha his wife was born 29 June 1842

Roena F. Stephenson daughter of John W. and Martha, his wife was born 30 August 1844

John W. Stephenson son of William Stephenson and Martha his wife was born 13 April 1813

Martha Ann Stephenson daughter of George Kee and Tabitha his wife was horn 19 December 1817

Cassandra was born 21 March 1830 

Anthony was born 31 October 1832 

Joseph was born 21 October 1825 Carter was born 1 April. 1838 

Arthur was born 3 April 1840 Thomas was born 13 January 1841 

Sam was born 7 January 1842 Joel ?? was born August 1843

James Edward Kee was born 19 August 1816

Elizabeth wife of Wyatt Brantley died 30 November 1828

Wyatt Brantley departed this life Sunday 18 September 1842

JOHN J. STEPHENSON BIBLE 
(Sarah Thrower Hardison)

Bible now in possession of Mr. Turner Taylor Stephenson, Elmwood, Garysburg, N. C.

A note in the Bible states "Presented to Blanche Stephenson from Mama." Blanche Stephenson (Mrs. Dan. Cornell of Richmond, Va.) is a sister of Mr. Turner T. Stpehenson.

John J. Stephenson of near Garysburg was married to Lena M. Taylor of near Seaboard at the bride's home on 17 November 1886, Rev. T. J. Bayton, officiating.

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Mother and Father of L. M. Stephenson: Turner S. Taylor was born 21 August 1838. Died 15 December 1890. Mary A. Taylor was born 22 February 1845. Died 3 October 1889

Edwin Waldemar Jones married Mollie Millar Stephenson at the bride's home 27 February 1912 by Dr. W. B. North

Almond Buxton Gay married Eula May Stephenson 10 May 1911

John William Price married Nina Beatrice Stephenson 5 December 1916 by Rev. E. H. Davis

John William Riddle married Ina Claire Stephenson 24 Der 1919 

Turner Taylor Stephenson married Virginia Adaline Taylor 13 May 1923 

Paul Dwight Stephenson married Lucy Lenora Squire 7 July 1926 

Dan Terry Connell married Eunice Blanche Stephenson 17 June 1936

John James, son of Bennett E. and Cassandra Stephenson, was born 2 June 1863

Lena. Mary, daughter of Turner S. and Mary Ann Taylor, was born 11 November 1868

Children of John J. and Lena M. Taylor Stephenson 

Mollie Millar Stephenson was born 20 February 1888 

Ivan Hill Stephenson was born 27 January 1890 

Eula May Stephenson was born 27 December 1891 

Ina Claire Stephenson was born 13 June 1894 

Nina Beatrice Stephenson was born 28 June 1896 

Turner Taylor Stephenson was born 19 June 1898 

Paul Dwight Stephenson was born 29 October 1900 

Henry Lewis Stephenson was born 10 May 1904

Eunice Blanche Stephenson was born 8 September 1907 

Turner S. Taylor was horned 21 July 1808 

Lucy R. Taylor was horned 16 January 1817 

Eliza A. Taylor was horned 11 January 1830 

Dempsey R. Taylor was borned 18 November 1831 (?)

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Martha Taylor was horned 6 February 1833 

J. F. Taylor was horned 3 July 1835

Betty B. Taylor was horned 11 November 1836 

Turner S. Taylor was borned 21 August 1838 

Henry E. Taylor was horned 23 December 1841 

John W. Taylor was horned 1 January 1842 or 1845 

Jennie Taylor was borned 26 March 1846 

Lucius S. Taylor was horned 26 February 1848 

Lucy T. Taylor was horned 2 July 1852 

Ivan Hill Stephenson died 27 May 1892 

John J. Stephenson died 11 August 1910

Henry Lewis Stephenson, D. D. S., died 17 May 1935

Lena Mary Taylor Stephenson died 6 November 1944

Paul D. Stephenson died. 6 October 1951 age 51 

Eula Mae Stephenson Gay died 11 November 1964 

Nina Beatrice Price died 1 September 1971

ROENA MILNER STEPHENSON BIBLE
(Josephine Maddrey House)

Bible now in the possession of Mrs. Josephine Maddrey House, Scotland Neck, N. C.

Title page is missing.

Richard T. Stephenson married Carrie W. Crocker 21 December 1865 

James T. Crocker married Fannie A. Hunter 8 December 1869 

H. L. Stephenson married Anna F. Davis 12 September 1900 

John Richard Stephenson married Anna Seiburt 18 May 1900 

Robert Edward Stephenson married Daisy Kelly 15 September 1907

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Carrie Elizabeth Stephenson married Cornelius Rhodes Parker 20 March 1900

Fannie Crocker Stephenson married Joseph Hughes 21 December 1904

Grover Thomas Stephenson married Miriam Gary 26 December 1915

Roena Milner Stephenson married Joseph Thomas Maddrey 11 December 1884 

William M. Crocker was born 21 January 1807 

Caroline William Crocker was born 19 March 1845 

Jas Thaddeus Crocker was born 27 November 1845 

Soretta Milner Crocker was born 24 February 1847 

Roena Milner Stephenson was born 18 November 1866 

Grover Thomas Stephenson was born 5 October 1884 

Martha William Stephenson was born 3 January 1869 

James Thaddeus Stephenson was born 21 September 1870

John Richard Stephenson son of Richard T. and Caroline was born 13 December 1873

Henry Luther Stephenson son of Richard T. and Caroline was born 13 December 1875

Robert Edward Stephenson son of R. T. and Carrie was born 8 May 1878

Carrie Elizabeth Stephenson, daughter of R. T. and Carrie was born 8 July 1880 

Fannie Stephenson daughter of R. T. and Caroline was born 29 March 1882

Ages of Negroes

Nicholas son of Nancy was born August 1854 

Adaline daughter of Nancy was born _______

John son of Nancy was born 13 June 1859

Mary daughter of Nancy was born 10 April 1861 

Alonso son of Patience was born 10 May 1856 

James son of Patience was born 10 August 1860 

Elizabeth Jones Kee was born 9 July 1869 

Lelia Ann Kee was born 3 November 1870 

Janes Edward Kee was born 25 July 1872 

William Edgar Kee was born 3 July 1874

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Norman V. Kee was born 18 June 1876

Mattie W. Kee was born 16 June 1878

Richard W. Kee was born 7 August 1882 

Joseph Jarvis Kee was born 25 December 1885 

Mary M. Kee was born 31 May 1887

William M. Crocker died 23 March 1868 

James T. Stephenson died 16 February 1871 

Mrs. Carrie W. Stephenson died 9 October 1900 

Fannie C. Hughes died 13 July 1916

Wayland Hughes died 11 August 1914

Richard Thadeus Stephenson died 3 June 1923

Henry Luther Stephenson son of R. T. died 8 November 1928

William Purnell Stephenson son of Henry Luther and Ann died 24 August 1941

Anna Davis Stephenson daughter of B. F. Davis died 20 January 1944

WILLIAM STEPHENSON BIBLE
(Sarah Thrower Hardison)

Bible is now in the possession of Mrs. T. W. Mumford (Dianne Daniel) Pleasant Hill, N. C.

The title page indicates this Bible was published in 1847. 

James was born 12 July 1851

Caroline was born 1 April 1854

Charles (?) was born 20 September 1856

Mary was born 16 July 1859

Jane was born 30 January 1862 (sic)

Anthony was horn 19 April 1862 (sic)

Whittie Lee Stephenson was born 29 August 1874

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Virginia F. Stephenson was born 8 April 1852

Atlas (?) J. Stephenson was born 10 December 185(?) 

Bennet E. Stephenson was born 2 (?) December 1822 

Cassandra Stephenson was born 31 March 1821 

Derastus M. Stephenson was born 26 January 1847 

William H. G. Stephenson was born 1 September 1848 

Tomas J. Stephenson was born 4 October 1850

Derastus M. Stephenson married Alice L. Magee 6 November 1872 at 3 o'clock by the Rev. M. I. P. Lee

WILLIAM HENRY STEPHENSON BIBLE
(Sarah Thrower Hardison)

Bible is now in the possession of Mr. M. B. Stephenson, Garysburg, N. C.

The title page indicates that this Bible Was published in 1872. 

W. H. Stephenson married M. A. Coker 20 October 1870

Mattie T. Stephenson married C. H. Pate 1897

Jennie Belle Stephenson married Dempsey Taylor 1898

Georgeannah F. Coker married C. L. Stephenson

Laurie J. Coker married J. H. Wall

Belle Coker married R. V. Maddry

W. H. G. Stephenson was borned 1 September 1848

M. A. Stephenson was bornd 3 December 1852

Matty Stephenson was bornd 26 September 1872

Ida Stephenson was born 14 May 1874

Jinnie Bell Stephenson was born 29 July 1877

Mary Adaline Opelia Coker was born 3 December 1852

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Nancy E. V. Coker was born 24 August 1855 

Georgeannah F. Coker was born 24 April 1857 

Emily C. Coker was born 8 April 1859 

Susan J. Coker was born 24 December 1860 

Maggie D. Coker was born 6 April 1863 

Herbert Stephenson was born 31 July 1890

Lillian Antoinette Stephenson was born 18 June 1892 

Butler Stephenson was born 15 August 1895 

Ida. Stephenson died 26 January 1886

SYKES -- COOKE BIBLE
(Margaret Burnette Vaughan)

Bible now in the possession of Mrs. Ettie Vaughan, Enfield, N. C. 27823

The title page of this Bible is missing.

Milton Sykes was married to Mary L. Cooke 25 March 1884 

Milton Sykes Jr. was married to Hattie Sexton 26 April 1908 

Ettie Sykes was married to Frank Vaughan 23 September 1917 

Thomas May Sykes was married to Dollie Melton 17 November 1912 

Conway B. Sykes was married to Mamie Forrest ______1917 

Milton Sykes was born 3 October 1832

Milton Sykes was born 3 April 1885

Mary L. Sykes was born 14 September 1886

Cary C. Sykes was born 17 October 1888

Thomas M. Sykes was born 12 September 1890

Conway Sykes was born 8 February 1893

Ettie Sykes was born 4 August 1895

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Ellis Levy Sykes was born 17 September 1897 

Mollie Sykes was born 13 Janary 1857 

Milton Sykes died 3 May 1907

Mrs. Mary Louise Sykes died 5 November 1930 

Mary L. Sykes died 9 September 1947

Conway B. Sykes died 7 January 1958

Cary C. Sykes died 19 December 1960

Thomas M. Sykes died 18 November 1965

LILLA TAYLOR BIBLE 
(John W. McGwigan)

Bible now in the possession of Lilla Taylor Lewis, widow of Harry G. Lewis, R. F. D. 2, Enfield, N. C. 27823

Alice Lilla Taylor, daughter of John and Lillian Taylor, was born 8 November 1899

John Levy Taylor, son of John and Lillian Taylor was born 7 June 1897 E. K. Taylor, Son of John and Lillian Taylor was born 30 May 1899

Jesse Raymond Taylor, son of John and Lillian Taylor was born 14 October 1900

Amil Gray Taylor, daughter of John and Lillian Taylor was born 5 October 1904

Lessie May Taylor, daughter of John and Lillian Taylor was born 8 May 1909

Shelby Alton Taylor, son of John and Lillian Taylor was born 17 August 1911

J. D. Taylor, son of John and Lillian Taylor was born 20 October 1914 Edith Taylor, daughter of John and Lillian Taylor was born 16 July 1918

John Clifton Taylor was born 9 February 1871 and died 3 February 1921 Age 49 years, 11 months 24 days old

Darling Edith Taylor was born 16 July 1918 and died 30 September 1927 Age 9 years, 2 months and 14 days

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