Toisnot Baptist Church Cemetery

Near 3041 Hwy 43 East
Wilson, North Carolina
Surveyed by Kelden & Carol Riner Everett
c_riner_Everett@yahoo.com
October 2006

This cemetery is located in a part of Wilson County
that was originally part of Edgecombe County.

Toisnot Church was established in 1756. A
meetinghouse 16x28 feet was built here on one acre
given by John Thomas and licensed by the Edgecombe
County Court on Sept. 24, 1759.
Many early members of Toisnot Baptist Church lie near
in unmarked graves. The Thomases continued to bury
here for a century after the church was moved in 1803.
It is also known as the Thomas Graveyard.

Rev. John Thomas, Esq.
Son of John Thomas and Mary Lawrence
Born 1775 Nansemond Co., VA
Died 1788 Edgecombe County
First Pastor, Planter, County Judge

Christenater Roberts
Wife of Rev. John Roberts, Sr.
Born 1712 Nansemond Co., VA
Died 1796 Edgecombe Co., NC

Rev. Jonathan Thomas
Born 1735 Isle of Wight Co., VA
Died 1775 Edgecombe Co., NC
First Moderator of Kehukee Baptist Association

Mary Hilliard
Wife of Rev. Jonathan Thomas
1739 - 1802

Jonathan Thomas, Jr.
Planter
1769-1802

Elizabeth Eason
Wife of Jonathan Thomas, Jr.
Born 1770 Pitt Co., NC
Died 1830 Edgecombe Co., NC

Theophilus Thomas
Son of Rev. John Thomas and Christenater Roberts
Born Mar 8, 1740
Died Sep 10, 1803
Major & Justice of Edgecombe Co.

Mary Rogers
Daughter of Thomas and Mary Rogers
Wife of Maj. Theophilus Thomas
Born Oct 12, 1756 Bertie County
Died Mar 11, 1810 Edgecombe Co.


Ichabod Thomas, Esq.
Son of Theophilus Thomas, Esq. and Mary Rogers
Born Nov 8, 1774
Died Jan 23, 1826 Edgecombe Co.

Rev. John Thomas Rogers
Son of Maj. Theophilus Thomas and Mary Rogers
Born Sep 20, 1787
Died Feb 22, 1826 Edgecombe Co.

Jennie
Wife of Jordan Thomas
1865-1925

William Howell Thomas
Co. A 8 Regt. NC SR Res CSA
Born Apr 28, 1818
Died Apr 3, 1898

Mary Jane
Wife of W. H. Thomas
Born Mar 29, 1837
Died Apr 29, 1905

Hilliard Thomas
Pvt. 1 NC Militia War of 1812
1791-1821

Zilpa Woodard
Wife of Hilliard Thomas
1795-1882

Infant son of Geo. W. and Mary S. Thomas
Born and died Dec 7, 1893

Mary
Wife of Jerry Williams
Died Mar 5, 1920
Age 25 years

Johnny J. W. Thomas
1960-2005

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