Some Bible Records
of
Halifax & Northampton Counties
North Carolina
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Lillian Cooke Taylor was born 9 (sic) March and died 7 November 1951

L. M. T. 1929 (sic) (A marriage)

L. M. VICK BIBLE
(John W. McGwigan)

Bible now in the possession of Mary Etta Weaver Vick, widow of the late James Arthur Vick of Enfield, N. C.

Published by Standard Publishing Co., Philadelphia and Copyright 1884 

L. W. Vick and Ollief Jane James were married 13 November 1878

James A. Vick and Mary Etta Weaver were married 7 January 1914

L. W. Vick was born 7 May 1859

Olief Jane James was born 14 February 1855 

Mary Ellen Vick was born 10 October 1879 

William Ellishe Vick was born 24 August 1882 

Liddy An Lousindy was born 12 April 1885 

James Arthur Lousindy was born 18 April 1888 

Mary Etta Weaver was born 13 November 1891 

James Wilson Vick was born 13 November 1914 

Mary Ellin Vick was born 24 January 1918 

Mary Ellin Vick died 15 November 1880

L. W. Vick died 31 May 1923

Mrs. L. W. Vick died 2 September 1930 

William Ellishe Vick died 30 November 1936

FAMILY RECORD OF H. J. WEAVER

The record is now in possession of Mrs. J. Arthur Vick of Enfield, N. C.

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The record which is found in a volume entitled Apples Of Gold In Pictures Of Silver from which the fly leaf is missing; so, no publication date or name of publisher is evident.

Personal Record: Mr. H. J. Weaver, March 23  __ 80 

William Henry Bullock was born 23 November 1906 

Vernon Le Lewis was Borned 16 September 1909

Margrit Bullock was Borned 27 September 1912

Robert Jr. Weaver was Borned 18 April 1913

Dorothy Leigh Martin was borned 13 October 1914 

James Wilson Vick was born 13 November 1914

Mary Ellen Vick was born 24 January 1918 "one cold day',

H. O. Weaver and Victoria Parker were married 23 April 1913 

Betty Lee Watkins was born 22 July 1925

Vernon Lee Lewis was born 16 September 1909

Norman A. Watkins was born 1 August 1915

Virginia C. Watkins was born 8 August 1918

Betty Lee Watkins was born 22 July 1925

Norman C. Watkins was born 24 February 1885

Annie W. Lewis and N. C. Watkins were married 27 May 1914 

G. C. Martin and Lula C. Weaver were married 23 November 1913 

J. A, Vick and Mary E. Weaver were married 7 January 1914 

J. Alton Etheridge and Vernon L. Lewis were married 24 December 1932 

0llie Mae Short and William E. Weaver were married 24 December 1932

H. J. Weaver and William Ann Porter were married 5 September 1878 

J. L. Bulluck and Lena V. Weaver were married 29 November 1905 

J. R. Lewis and Annie Weaver were married 15 February 1908

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Benjamin Franklin Weaver, son of H. J. and William Ann Weaver, was born 28 June 1879

Robert Fletcher Weaver, son of same, was born 12 August 1881 Henry Otis Weaver, son of the same, was born 20 May 1886

Lena Viola Weaver, daughter of the same, was born 17 September 1887 

Annie Oneta Weaver, daughter of the same, was born 5 August 1889 

Mary Etta Weaver, daughter of the same, was born 13 November 1891

Leela Cutchin Weaver, daughter of the same, was born 10 March 1894 

J. R. Lewis, husband of Annie O. Weaver, died 5 October 1913 

Mrs. William Porter Weaver died 19 January 1926

Mr. H. J. Weaver died 8 December 1946

James W. Vick died 25 December 1944 (In Germany)( With the American forces in World War II - Ed.)

Henry Otis Weaver died 5 December 1957

Children of Charles Garney Martin and Lula Weaver Martin:

Dorothy Leigh Martin was born 13 October 1914 

Joseph Weaver Martin was born 17 October 1916 

William Wallace Martin was born 23 August 1920 

Mary Onita Wallace, was born 20 November 1922 

Billy Jefferson Martin was born 25 November 1927 

George Edward Martin was born 25 October 1929 

Vivian Dale Martin was born 10 March 1932

William Edward Weaver, son of H. J. and William Ann Weaver was born 6 March 1902

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WHITAKER BIBLE
(John W. McGwigan)

Benjamin Franklin Whitaker and Ann Olivia Whitaker were married 14 October A. D. 1852

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James Fletcher Whitaker and Addie Borseau Parham were married 22 March A. D. 1894 son of the above

Annie Nay Whitaker and C. E. McGwigan were married 14 June A. D. 1898 (sic)

Walter Benjamin (sic) Whitaker and Miss Julia Naives were married 14 June A. D. 1901

Louis Henry Whitaker married Miss Donna Heiptinstall (sic)

James Fletcher Whitaker married his second wife Mrs. Anna Henderson (sic)

Ruby C. Whitaker married Sam Peirson 10 October 19 (sic)

Benjamin Franklin Whitaker son of L. H. B. Whitaker and Elizabeth Hunter was born 3 July A. D. 1824

Ann Olivia Whitaker daughter of Wilson C. Whitaker and Agnes Olivia Hannon was born 4 April A. D. 1835

Olivia Hannon Whitaker daughter of B. F. and Ann Olivia Whitaker was born 12 January A. D. 1854

Minnie Franklin Whitaker daughter of the same was born 13 April A. D. 1856

Louis Henry Whitaker son of the same was born 5 May A. D. 1858 

James Fletcher Whitaker son of the same was born 15 March A. D. 1860 

Gertrude Whitaker daughter of the same was born 28 September A. D. 1863 

Benjamin Franklin Whitaker son of the same was born 26 September A. D. 1865 

Annie May Whitaker daughter of the same was born 23 December A. D. 1867 

Franklin Howard Whitaker son of the same was born 5 February A. D. 1870 

Walter Benjamin Whitaker son of the same was born. 2 May A: D. 1871 

Bessie Hunter Whitaker daughter of the same was born 26 February A. D. 1875 

Arthur Leonard Whitaker son of the same was born 8 October A. D. 1876 

Ruby Cary Whitaker daughter of the same was born 16 March A. D. 1878

William Franklin Whitaker son of J. F. and Addle B. Whitaker was borne 26 March A. D. 1895

Ann Olivia Whitaker daughter of same was born 26 September A. D. 1897

Rosemary Stephens Whitaker daughter of Walter Benjamin and Julia Whitaker was born 20 November A. D. 1902

John Whitfield son of Annie May and C. E. Megan was born 6 June A. D.1903

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Elizabeth Hunter daughter of Annie May and C. E. McGwigan was born 20 November A. D. 1905

Ruby Franklin daughter of Annie May and C. E. McGwigan was born 12 February A. D. 1908

Wilson Cary Whitaker (son of Jno. Whitaker and Christian Benton) died on 22 February A. D. 1851 aged 61 years 2 months and 22 days

Lewis Henry Branch Whitaker (son of Eli B. Whitaker and Martha Branch, grandson of Jno. Whitaker and Christian Benton died on 9 June A. D. 1865 aged 69 years 5 months and 18 days

Gertrude Whitaker daughter of Benj F and Ann Olivia Whitaker died 3 June A. D. 1867

Benjamin Franklin Whitaker son of the same died on 24 June A. D. 1867

Bessie Hunter Whitaker daughter of the same died on 19 July A. D. 1875

Arthur Leonard Whitaker son of B. F. and A. O. Whitaker passed from Earth to Heaven 31 October A. D. 1878

Agnes O. Whitaker wife of W. C. Whitaker and daughter of John and Ann A. Hannon, died the 19 March A. D. 1883 aged 80 yrs. 5 months and 18 days

Benjamin F. Whitaker son of L. H. B. Whitaker and Elizabeth Hunter died 24 February A. D. 1890 aged 65 years 7 months and 21 days

Ann Olivia Whitaker daughter of Wilson C. and Agnes Olivia Whitaker died 14 August A. D. 1897 aged 62 years 4 months and 10 days

WHITFIELD BIBLE 
(John W. McGwigan)

Bible now in possession of Sam K. Pierce, Jr. 1641 Oakhurst Ave., Winter Park, Florida 32789

At London Bridge, Prince Anne County, Virginia by Rev. Robt. B. Thomason, 9 May 1837 John G. Whitfield and Sarah Eugenia De Corms were married

At Enfield, N. C. by Rev. J. G. Whitfield father of the Bride, on the 22 November 1865 Allen Grist and Anna Holladay Whitfield were married.

At Enfield by Rev. J. G. Whitfield, father of the Bride, Charles Henry Riddick and Mary Fanny Riddick on 26 June 1866

At the Oaks, Edgecombe County, N. Ca. by Rev. Geo. A. T. Whitaker on the Jany 1856 J. G. Whitfield and Martha Crowell Coffield were married

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Nansemond Co., Va. John Godwin Whitfield, son of Henry Whitfield and Holladay Godwin his wife, was born I September 1810

Sarah Eugenia Daughter of Lewis De Cormis and Sarah Ann Burroughs his wife was born in Norfolk Feby. 1810

Children Born to John Godwin Whitfield and Sarah Eugenia his wife 

Anna Holladay was born in Lynchburg 3 July 1839

Mary Fanny was born at Northwest Isle of Wight Co., 21 July 1841 

An unnamed and still born Son was born in Smithfield July 1843

Sarah Eugenia and Roberta Twins at Northwest were born on 16 March 1845

Evelyn Woodhouse was born at Northwest 21 July 1847

Roberta was born at Northwest on 21 September 1848

Bettie Walker was born in Smithfield 30 October 1849

Children Born to J. G. Whitfield and Martha C. his wife

Sallie Coffield was born at the Oaks 22 December 1856, Edgecombe Co, N. C. 

Samuel Godwin was born at Enfield 11 September 1858

WHITFIELD BIBLE
(Margaret M. Hofmann)

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

Title page of this Bible is missing.

John A. Dockiry and Betty A. Squiggins were married 29 March 1854 

Jabez Weeks Bell and Mr. L. T. Squiggins were married 2 February 1858 

Bayassi Hand and Alice Whitfield were married September 1858 

Thos. M. Squiggins and Mary E. Corriup were married 2 December 1825 

T. H. Duke and Bettie M. Woodford were married 10 May 1856 

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

Mr. P. J. Squiggins and Mary (?) were married 16 June 1852

Jas. M. Brickle _______ Squiggins were married 16 June 1852

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Mary S. B. Squiggins, daughter of Thomas M. Squiggins and Mary his wife, was born 22 October 1826

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

Elizabeth A. Squiggins was born 8 May 1831 

Martha A. Squiggins was born 26 May 1833 

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

T. Alice Whitfield was born 29 March 1842 

Eugenia A. Whitfield was born 27 September 1843 

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

William T. Brickle was born 12 July 1854 

Thomas M. Squiggins died 11 January 1839 Martha A. Brickle died 22 July 1854

William Thomas Brickle died 4 February 1938 at hospital in Roanoke Rapids, N. C.

LAFAYETTE WILLIAM BIBLE
(John W. McGwigan)

Bible now in the possession of Willie B. Williams, Rt. 3, Box 419, Enfield, N. C. 27823.

Nowhere in the Bible was found any date of publication, name of publisher or place of publication.

The matrimonial certificate omits the name of the principals, but Mr. Willie B. Williams states that the date recorded is the date of the marriage of his parents, Lafayette Williams and Dillia Burnette, both of Goose Nest Township, Martin County, N. C. -- now Oak City.

"What God had joined together, let not man put asunder."

This certifies that the rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between of

And ____________ of ___________ On Dec. 6, 1884 at ___________________

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By Whit Hill (Sig)

Witness: Samuel Williams Witness: Billy K. Williams

Marriages of the children of Lafayette and Dillia Williams:

Roxie was married to Johnnie D. Burnett, 17 January 1906

John was married to Blanche Wilson 8 January 1919

The children of Lafayette and Dillia Williams: 

Roxana Jane was born 19 November 1887 

Cordelis Kerney was born 18 June 1889

Luke E. was born 1 March 1891 (Practiced medicine in Kansas City, Mo. died 1965)

Johnnie E. was born 26 March 1893 

Lafayette was born 18 December 1894 Alexander was born 29 July 1896

Willie was born 27 January 1898 (This is Willie B. Williams who says the B. stands for Burnette, his mother's maiden name.)

Claude was born 10 December 1900

Lizzie C. was born 25 June 1905

The Children of Lafayette and Dillia Williams: 

Lafayette died 5 February 1977 (sic)

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