Fife-White-Hawkins-Woodard Bible



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  • Title Fife-White-Hawkins-Woodard Bible 
    Short Title Fife-White-Hawkins-Woodard Bible 
    Source ID S30 
    Text Lenoir County, NC - Bible Records
    File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by
    Shirley Edwards
    FIFE BIBLE
    FIFE-WHITE-HAWKINS-WOODARD
    BIBLE RECORDS
    RECORDED IN
    PICTORIAL BIBLE, WITH OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS
    PUBLISHED 1847
    NEW YORK: J. S. REDFIELD-CLINTON HALL
    The following information was taken from hand written pages in the Bible formerly owned by Elizabeth
    Susan "Bettie" Hawkins Fulcher Woodard Riggs who passed it on to her daughter Luvenia Woodard
    Lupton, who then passed it on to her daughter Inez Lupton Venters.
    This Bible's family history must have been started by Martha A. White for her mother, Sidney Fife White. It
    has been handed down thru the female lines of this family.
    They are as follows:
    1. Alice__?__Fife, born 1785, married Ebenezer (Eben) Fife on Oct 18, 1804, Eben Fife was born
    Jan 19, 1770.
    2. Sidney Fife, born 1810, died 1851 age 41, married Lewis White on Feb 22, 1830.
    3. Martha A. White, born Dec. 24, 1830, died Nov. 16, 1887, married William Hawkins on July 20,
    1850, he died 1860.
    4. Elizabeth Susan Hawkins born, c. 1851, died 1933, married Ben Fulcher in May 1869. He died
    Oct. 1870. She remarried to Tilman F. Woodard on July 23, 1872. He died July 23, 1887, (15
    years later). She remarried to John D. Riggs in July, 1888.
    5. Luvenia Woodard married Eugene S. Lupton on March 13, 1901.
    6. Vivian Inez Lupton married Silas W. Venters on Oct. 19, 1949. (Current Owner of the Bible)
    Please note: Most of this was copied verbatim from the above-mentioned Bible by typists and greatgranddaughters,
    Bettie Richert Monaghan and Shirley Duell Edwards.
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    Ebenezar Fife was born 19th January, A.D. 1770.
    Lewis White, son of Joseph White and Nancy, his wife was born November the 14th, 1804
    Allicia Fife, wife of Ebenezer Fife was born 26th March, 1785
    Hollin Fife, daughter of Eben Fife and Allicia (?), his wife, was born April 13, 1806.
    Oliver Fife, son of Eben Fife and Allise (?), his wife, was born March 1, 1809.
    Sydney Fife, daughter of Eben Fife and Allice his wife, was born August 15, 1810.
    Penny (or Terry) Fife, daughter of EbenFife and Allice his wife was born March 17, 1812
    Holiday H. Fife, son of Eben Fife and Allice, his wife, was born June 14, 1813
    Craven P. Fife, son of Ebenezer Fife and Allice his wife was born January 27, 1815.
    Stephen D. Fife, son of Eben Fife and Allice, his wife was born May 19, 1816.
    Davia (David ?) Fife, son of Eben Fife and Allice, his wife, was born Feb. 1, 1818.
    Spencer Fife, son of Ebenezer Fife and Allice, his wife. was born August 22, 1819.
    Tyler (?) Fife, son of Eben Fife and Allice, his wife, was born July 25, 1821.
    William C.P.Fife, son of Ebenezzer Fife and Allice, his wife, was born April 22, 1824.
    James C.P. Fife, son of Even Fife and Allice, his wife, was born April 27, 1827
    Martha A. White, daughter of Lewis White and Sidney, his wife was born December 24, 1830.
    Elizabeth A. (J.?) White, daughter of Lewis White and Sidney, his wife, was born November 14,
    1833
    Benjamin F. White, son of Lewis White and Sidney, his wife was born July 23, 1835.
    ______________________________
    William F. Witherington, son of Willis Withington (?) and Penny (Terry) his wife was born May 23,
    1832
    Wiltha (?) J. White, daughter of Lewis White and Sydney, his wife, born the 6 the day of September
    1849.
    Amos H. Meeks, son of Benjamin Meeks and Hollin, his wife was born Nov. 10 (or 16-?) 1833.
    Allice E. Meeks, daughter of Benjamin Meeks and Hollin, his wife, was born April 11, 1835.
    Robert G. Fife, son of O. C. Fife and Chloe his wife, was born Dec. 21, 1835.
    Stephen A. Fife, son of O.C.Fife and Chloe, his wife, was born July 4, 1841
    James E. Fife, son of O. C. Fife and Chloe, his wife, was born May 4, 1843
    Martha A. Fife, daughter of O.C. Fife and Chloe, his wife, was born Nov.24, 1836.
    Mary F. Fife, daughter of Holiday H. Fife and Mary, his wife, was born Aug. 26, 1836
    Julia H. Fife, daughter of Holiday H. Fife and Mary, his wife, was born November 19, 1838.
    Josephine Fife, daughter of Holiday H. Fife and Mary, his wife, was born March 1, 1842.
    David F. Thomas son of Abe Thomas and Winifer, his wife was born March 18, 1827
    Rebecka Thomas, daughter of Abe Thomas and Winifer, his wife, was born July 12, 1832.
    Elizabeth Thomas, daughter of Abe Thomas and Winifer, his wife, was born May 15, 1835.
    Mary Q. Fife, daughter of Spencer Fife and Mary, his wife, was born Oct. 22, 1846.
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    Ebenezer Fife and Allice his wife, were married October 18, 1804
    Lewis White and Sidney Fife were married February 22, 1830.
    Willis Witherington and Penny Fife were married April 8, 1830.
    O. C. Fife (Oliver) and Chloe, his wife, were married May 18, 1830.
    Benjamin Meeks and Hollin Fife were married January 5, 1845.
    William Hawkins and May (Mary) Martha A, married July 20, 1850.
    ______________________________
    Deaths:
    Ebenezer Fife, Oct. 4, 1827
    Penny (could be Terry or Pansy) Witherington, Nov.6, 1834
    Hollin Meeks, May 10, 1835
    Tyler Fife, Oct. 22, 1837
    Stephen D. Fife, June 9, 1840
    Nec. B.(? Nancy) White, Dec. 9, 1850
    Sidney White, July 27, 1851
    William Hawkins, 1860
    Martha Hawkins, Nov. 16, 1878
    (NOTE: According to information from Jim Meeks, the Jefferson County, Fla. Census shows many of the
    Fife family in that county in 1850)
    At this point the information changes to another handwriting and starts the Woodard Family Information.
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    The following was written on a blank "Morning Report of the Sick and Wounded" used during the Civil War.
    It was a loose page in the same bible.
    Written by T. F. Woodard on the 9th day of June 1868
    Tilman F. Woodard and Clarkey Alexander was married by F. T. Riggs in the year of our Lord,
    January 30, 1861.
    Mary F. Woodard, daughter of Tilman and Clarkey Woodard was born in the year of our Lord,
    September 6, 1861.
    Nancy F. Woodard, daughter of Tilman and Clarkey Woodard was born in the year of our Lord,
    October the 9, 1864.
    John W. Woodard, son of Tilman and Clarkey Woodard was born, February the 28 in the year of our
    Lord in 1867.
    Frank was born when this was written.
    Footnote: Clarky* Alexander, daughter of _____Alexander and Polly his wife was born October 3,
    1835.
    *this name may be Clarksy or Clarkse _____________________________
    Tilman Farrow Woodard was born December 26, 1838 and departed this life June 23, 1887.
    Tilman Woodard and Clarkey Alexander were married Jan. 30, 1861.
    Of this union was born:
    Mary R. Woodard, Sept 6, 1862
    Nancy T. Woodard, Oct. 9, 1864
    Juo (?) W. Woodard, Feb. 28, 1867
    Frank Thomas Woodard, no date given.
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    Elizabeth Susan Hawkins, daughter of William and Martha Hawkins, married Benjamin Fulcher on
    May 1869. Benjamin departed this life Oct. 1870.
    Elizabeth Susan Fulcher, widow of Benjamin Fulcher, married Tilman F. Woodard on July 23, 1872.
    William Henry Woodard, son of T. F. and Elizabeth Susan Woodard was born March 14, 1875.
    Ida Woodard, daughter of T.F. and Elizabeth or "Bettie" Woodard was born December 20, 1876.
    Martha Woodard, daughter of T. F. and Bettie Woodard, was born July 14, 1878
    William Caho Woodard, son of T.F. and Bettie Woodard, was born Nov. 5, 1880.
    Luvenia Woodard, daughter of T.F. and Bettie Woodard, was born Feb. 17, 1883
    Bettie Ethel Woodard, daughter of T.F. and Bettie Woodard, was born January 29, 1885
    Sinna Woodard, daughter of Tilman and Bettie Woodard, was born Feb. 1887.
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    John D. Riggs and Bettie Woodard were married July, 1888.
    Alfred Pratt Riggs, son of John D. and Bettie Riggs was born May 12, 1889.
    John D. Riggs departed life 1904.
    Elizabeth (or Bettie) Riggs departed life on August 23, 1933.
    Deaths:
    Tilman F. Woodard , June 23, 1887
    Sinna Woodard, daughter of Tilman and Bettie, April 1889
    Ida Woodard Morris, daughter of Tilman and Bettie Woodard, Feb. 8, 1922
    William Henry Woodard, son of Tilman and Bettie Woodard, October 1922
    William Caho Woodard, of T.F and Bettie Woodard, July 5, 1934
    Note: (Killed when truck he was riding in was hit by a train, driver fell asleep.)
    Martha Woodard Lupton, widow of Joseph Robinson Lupton died June 2, 1970
    Luvenia Woodard Lupton, widow of Eugene S. Lupton, died June 19, 1971
    Bettie Woodard Whorton, widow of William H. Whorton, died_____________
    _____________________________
    Marriages:
    Ida Woodard, daughter of T.F. and Bettie Woodard, to John A. Morris, January 1889. Ida departed
    this life in Feb. 1893
    Clinton Kenneth Morris, son of John A. and Ida Morris, born Feb. 7th 1893.
    (Typist note) Clinton Morris was raised by Bettie Hawkins Woodard Riggs. He departed this life
    1957.
    Note: (Lost during Hurricane Camille in Cameron, Louisiana)
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    The following information was written on blank pages added when the Bible was rebound:
    Alfred P. Riggs, son of John D. and Elizabeth Woodard Riggs, born May 12, 1889, Departed this life Nov. 2, 1959.
    Alfred P. Riggs son of John D. and Bettie Woodard Riggs, wed Eliza Hill in July, 1916.
    John D. Riggs, son of Alfred and Eliza Riggs was born 1918.
    Clem B. Riggs, son of Alfred and Eliza Riggs, born_______.
    Alfred Pratt Riggs departed this life Nov. l, 1959* (*contradiction of above info.)
    Eliza Riggs departed this life, 1960.
    Lila Woodard, daughter of John Walter and Caroline Woodard. Sept 26, 1901
    Dorothy Mae Woodard, Nov. 21, 1914
    Annie Woodard, Nov. 21, 1914 (twins)
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    This Bible has the recorded marriages and names of the children of Martha and Joseph R. Lupton, Luvenia and Eugene Lupton, Betty and Will Whorton, William Caho Woodard. Many dates and last names are missing or are not correct. Anyone interested in this may contact Shirley Edwards.
    cousinshirley@suddenlink.net P. O. Box 398, Bridgeton, NC
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    Linked to Elizabeth Susan HAWKINS
    William HAWKINS
    John D RIGGS
    Martha A WHITE
    Tilman Farrow WOODARD