I’ve written before on this site (here, here, and here) about the family of my 3rd-great-grandfather Eli J. Cox. The details of his life make it appear (to me, at least) that he may have had a challenging upbringing. Additionally, in spite of searching through every record I could find for every Cox male in […]
I have the complete set of Craven County Court Minutes books by the late Weynette Parks Haun, and while I LOVE them— and I recognize them as an amazing resource — there are some index items that I wish she would have included, for instance, bastardy items. There are plenty of them in the court […]
This article relates to Stephen AVERY (Stephen AVERITT) of Craven and Beaufort Counties, husband of Nancy GARDNER and later Nancy Ada FOY, and father of Nancy, Enoch, Allen, Lewis, Noah, William, Patsy, Julia Ann, Susan, Pollie Ann, and Nancy Augusta AVERY, all of Beaufort County.
This article was originally published August 28, 2016, but I’ve updated it today (May 23, 2017) because I’ve just found new information. I found the following while researching one of my ancestors, Celia AVERY, the wife of John HOLMES. I was looking for all variations of the name since I have seen both spelled many different […]