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Researching: GRAHAM, ROBINSON, GASKIN, OUTLAW

Researcher: Jaworski Robinson

5 Sept 2007

I am researching the surname Graham from Duplin Co. N.C. and Atkinson, and Coffee Co. Ga. Also the surname Robinson from New Hanover, and Mecklenburg, N.C. and in Atkinson, Coffee, and Lowndes Co. Ga. Gaskin from Atkinson, and Coffee Co. Ga. Outlaw from Duplin, and Lenoir Co. N.C. Thanks for your help.

                                                                                                                               

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 Researching: ANDERSON - No. Carolina

Researcher: Steven E. Miller

29 May 2005

I am searching information on the Anderson family from Granville, NC from 1825-1870. Here is the info that I have: Sandy Anderson (b) 1825, Granville, NC. His mother  is believed to be Files Anderson of the same county. They are listed as mulatto. I believe that they were free because Sandy is listed on the 1830 census as being 5 yrs old and if he were a slave his name wouldn't be listed, only the age of the slave master's slaves. Help

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Researching: DIXON - No. Carolina

Researcher: Betty Dixson Alexander

12 March 2005

I am researching: DIXSON, Anderson - Person Co., Cunningham (NC, 1827) (Wife, Adaline) DIXON, Anderson (NC, 1847) - Buncombe Co., Reems Creek and Black Mt. (Wife, Louisa)
CHILDREN: 
Hezekiah - b. Jan 1881: found in Duplin Co, Kenansville Wife- Mary E. Dixon
Children: Lacy, Edmon, Norwood, Lucie, Martha, Maggie, Elizabeth, Niece: Mary Lamb

OTHER CHILDREN OF Anderson and Louisa-
DIXON, Anna
DIXON, Annamay
DIXON, Branche
DIXON, Cordella
DIXON, Elisa
DIXON, Malcom- my grandfather
DIXON, Nitia
DIXON, Zedas

DIXON, Augustus
Dixon, Herculean???(cannot decipher)
DIXON, Abe Lincoln
DIXON, Laviny (granddaughter)

MALCOM DIXON moved to Kentucky, married Lucy Jane Taylor. In 1910, they are in Wilmore, Jessamine, KY. In 1920, they are in Clover Bottom, Woodford, KY. MALCOM DIXON/DIXSON: July 8, 1871 - March 1, 1920. Buried on a farm at High Bridge, Jessamine, KY

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Researching: EDMONSON  - No. Carolina/New York                                                                              

Researcher: Bob Tyler

07 June 2005

It has been told in my family, that William Edmondson of NC (near Raleigh) was a former slave, freed by and served with the union Army, wound up in Alder Creek, N.Y.,  married Louise Fraker and fathered 14 children one of which was my grandmother. Any research on this name?

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Researching: HAYES/HOLLAND - No. Carolina 

Researcher: Alice Hayes Webley

23 April 2007

I am looking into my fathers lineage and have located the following:  Hubert, Nanie and Albert  HAYES were siblings.

 

Hubert HAYES b. abt. 1878 in Middle Fork, Forsyth, North Carolina in the 1900 Census at age 22 with wife Maggie HAYES age 21.

 

Hubert HAYES b.1881- 1910 Census. Born in North Carolina. Living in Wilmington Ward 5, New Hanover, North Carolina. Listed as age 29 with wife Margaret HAYES also age 29 and daughter Minerva Julia HAYES age 7.

 

Nanie HAYES Smith b. (only mentioned on Albert's WWII Draft Card) d. after 1971. (She attended my father's funeral in 1971)

 

Albert Ross HAYES b. March 24/26, 1888 born in Rockingham, North Carolina d. (WWI draft card lists wife and 3 children in 1917 - 1918). 1920

Census has his age as 38 with birth about 1882. Home in 1920 is Roanoke Kimball Ward, Roanoke (Independent City),Virginia.

 

Wife of Albert Ross - Bertha HOLLAND HAYES (Hayn - 1920 Census) b. April 1880,1881 - listed as 41 in the 1920 Census as 45 in 1930 census d. in the 1940's.

 

Hubert HAYES (1930 census) b. 1897 age 33. Birth place of North Carolina with wife of Maggie age 28 and children Vernon age 7 and Liletha age 4 5/12. Home in 1930 Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina (was alive in 1971 - met him in Roanoke as a teenager).

 

Beginning of my father's generation. Elizabeth, Samuel, John & James were siblings.

 

(Iziah Hayn- 1920 Census, Isace - 1930 Census) also known as John Isaac Hayes b. January 3, 1914 Bluefield W. Virginia. d. March 31, 1971 Detroit, MI

 

Elizabeth HOLLAND HAIRSTON b. Feb 10, 1901, born in North Carolina d. June 3, 1989 Virginia. (question if Elizabeth is a half sister of John & James as she came into the family a HOLLAND like Bertha - see 1920 census)

 

Samuel HAYES also found Samuel Hoyer (1920  Census) b. May 28, 1903 d. December, 1979. (believe adopted and given the name Samuel Washington HAYES)

 

James A Hayn - 1920 Census listed as 1. Died as a child in a fire.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

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Researching: WEST - No. Carolina

Researcher: Alice West Ferguson

19 October 2005

Hello, I am at a brickwall with my g grandfather: Silas West b. 1832, NC, d. Jan 1900 - Apr. 1910, Sampson, NC, Siblings not sure.  married date not available. Winifred "Winnie" Barefoot b. abt. 1845, Johnston County, NC. d. after May 26, 1931, Johnston Co, NC at age 85.

    

According to the 1870 census, he was married to Winnie with 3 children, Westbrook Township, Sampson County, NC.  I have the information on the Barefoot ancestors. I need information on the West ancestors. One reason, I can not find Silas West parents is that he does not have a birth or death certificate or a marriage bond. He died before the birth and death certificates were issues in 1913.

    

Where was he before the 1870 census, I can not find anything. In the census, that I have found he lived in the same block as Lloyd West b, 1800, Sampson County, NC whom I think could be his father. No proof. He was very close to the West family and it does seem that there is a connection there.

 

We have done the WEST DNA Project and matched 12 out of 12 markers with James West, b, 1798, SC.

Alice WEST Ferguson ... W53 WEST DNA Project

Greenbelt, MD