Henry A. Tarkington Family Bible

Taneya | August 13, 2009 |

Entries from family bible in possession of Dorothy Williams, Camden, NC.

They were given to the Washington County Genealogical Society by Christine Ambrose, Camden, NC.

Submitted by Virginia C. Haire

This certifies that the rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between Henry A. Tarkington of Tyrrell Co. and Rebecca Sawyer of Pasquotank Co. on June 14, 1857 at E. City, N.C. by J. J. Landsell, E. City, N.C.

Witness: Martha Davis, Samuel Davis

MARRIAGES

  • Thomas N. Tarkington and Pauline S. Robinson were married January 18, 1883.
  • G. G. Ferebee and Mary Eliza Tarkington were married January 9, 1884.
  • William H. Tarkington and Dora Meggs were married December 22, 1889.
  • George Williams and Maggie A. Tarkington were married March 5, 1893.

BIRTHS

  • William Henry, son of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, was born January 9, 1859.
  • Thomas Walter, the son of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, was born April 1, 1860.
  • Mary Eliza, the daughter of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, was born March 19, 1863.
  • William Henry, the son of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, was born July 6, 1866.
  • Margaret Ann, the daughter of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, was born December 1, 1868.
  • Rebecca Sawyer, the daughter of Jeremiah Sawyer and Eliza his wife, was born May 5, 1840.

DEATHS

  • William Henry, the son of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, died June 14, 1860.
  • William Henry, the son of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, died May 22, 1894.
  • Mary Eliza, the daughter of Henry Tarkington and Rebecca his wife, died October 30, 1899.
  • G. G. Ferebee died September 23, 1885.
  • Gertrude, the daughter of G. G. Ferebee and Eliza his wife, died September 26, 1880.

BIRTHS

  • Samuel B., son of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born July 6, 1885.
  • Curtis C., son of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born May 1, 1887.
  • Walter T., son of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born July 19,1889.
  • Claudius, son of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born June 30, 1892.
  • Nora, the daughter of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born May 1, 1896.
  • Herman, son of Thomas W. Tarkington and Pauline S. his wife, was born January 10, 1902.
  • Lilly May, the daughter of William H.Tarkington and Dora his wife, was born January 10, 1891.
  • Rebecca B., the daughter of George Williams and Margaret his wife, was born July 12, 1894.
  • George H., the son of George Williams and Margaret his wife, was born January 30, 1898.
  • Gertrude, the daughter of G. G. Ferebee and Mary Eliza his wife, was born November l, 1884.

DEATHS

  • Eliza Sawyer, daughter of Decator Morgan and Sallie Cartwright Morgan his wife, died December 26, 1844.
  • Margaret, daughter of Decator Morgan and Sallie Cartwright Morgan his wife, died November 3, 1876.

BIRTHS

  • Griffith, son of Jeremiah Sawyer and Eliza his wife, was born September 24, 1842.
  • Henry Alexander, son of Joshua Tarkington and Elizabeth Swain Tarkington his wife, was born October 30, 1834.
  • George, son of Isaac Williams and Chloe Badham Williams his wife, was born February 28, 1859.