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Posted by: Karen Mazock Date: October 03, 2001 at 17:22:21
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I do not have a Killebrew line, but rather a few printed books of Edgecombe Co. NC records from which I do volunteer look-ups. When records prove relationships, I post them on the appropriate genforum board with the hope they might help another researcher.

Marriages of Early Edgecombe County North Carolina 1733-1868, Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, Dixie Letter Service, Rocky Mount, NC 1958:

p. 89
Killebrew, Churchwell - Maryann Jinkins, 9 Jan 1840, Henry Hyman, bondsman, No. Bell, C.C., witness.

p. 90
Killebrew, Isam - Olive Mitchell, 21 May 1866, m. 24 May 1866 by L. C. Pender; M. F. Grilly, bondsman; Irvin Thigpen, witness.

Killebrew, John J. - Mary Ann Thorne, 19 Oct 1853, m. 21 Oct 1853 by Wright Barnes, J.P.; Henry R. Johnson, bondsman; John Norfleet, witness.

Killebrew, Joshua - Sally Gay, 31 Oct 1835, Gideon Walston, bondsman; Mitchell Hearn, witness.

Killebrew, Samuel - Mary Bullock, 10 Aug 1866, m. 11 Aug 1866 by James F. Jenkins, J.P., William R. Ricks, bondsman, Irvin Thigpen, witness.

p. 261 (Edgecombe County Marriages abstracted from Tarboro Free Press, 1826 - 1845 (On file in North Carolina Room, University of North Carolina Library, Chapel Hill, N.C.)
1840 1/18 (date of newspaper) Churchwell Killebrew to Mary, dau. of S. P. Jenkins, January 7.

1762 Oct. John Skinner of Edgecombe Co. to Robert Killebrew of same, for 75 Virginia money a tract of 50 acres on the north bank of Tar river at the mouth of the Great Branch adjoining Belcher, it being part of a tract conveyed to said Skinner by James Williamson by deed bearing date May 22, 1755. Wit: Alex. Hobby, William Dinkins. Edgecombe Co., NC Deed Book 1, p. 486.

There are several more deeds where Robert bought land or sold land in 1766-1768. In one he is listed as "Robert Killebrew, tailor".

1770 Aug. 6. Robert Killebrew of Edgecombe Co. deed of gift to his children, for love and affection the following property: (1) to son, Caleb, the plantation bought of Thomas White; also, one horse, bridle, and saddle; (2) to son, Joshua, the plantation whereon he then lived and his own horse; (3) to son Buckner, all of his land on the east side of the mill branch, together with the water grist mill standing thereon; (4) to son Gildwell, livestock; (5) to son Robert, livestock; (6) to son, Lawrence, three horses and furniture; (7) to daughter Mary, furniture; (8) to daughter, Elizabeth, furniture; (9) to daughter, Srarah, furniture. Also, to his son, Lawrence, he gave the land that he purchased of John Brown. To his sons, Caleb and Joshua, he gave the remainder of his estate. Wit: Daniel Stringer, Jas. Gray. Edgecombe Co., NC Deed Book D, p. 260.

Bible Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williams and Mawrgarette glenn Griffin, published by Dixie Letter Service, Rocky Mount, N.C. 1958, p. 144:

Killebrew Family Bible
Bradley, Garretson & Company, Printer, Philadelphia, PA, 1874. This Bible is now in possession of Mrs. Chas. Sidney Killebrew of Rocky Mount, North Carolina . [Karen's note - in 1958]
Joshua Killebrew, native of England, was at one time representative from Edgecombe Co. to the State Legislature. His son, George Washington Killebrew, was father of Churchwell B. Killebrew, b. Mar. 8, 1818 and d. Oct 26, 1889.
Dr. Charles Lee Killebrew m. (1) Amelia Dupree, they had two children; he m. (2) Sidney Cherry from Speed.
G. W. Killebrew b. Apr. 15, 1792, d. Mar 3, 1865.
Frances Killebrew, wife of G. W. Killebrew, b. Sept. 2, 1800, d. July 25, 1877.
Churchwell B. Killebrew, s. of G. W. Killebrew, b. Mar 8, 1818.
Mary A. (Jenkins) Killebrew, wife of Churchwell B. killebrew, b. June 15, 1822.
Charles Lee Killebrew, s of Churchwell B. Killebrew, b. June 18, 1846, d. Apr. 1917.
Celia Amanda, wife of Charles Lee Killebrew, b. Jan. 5, 1848, d. Aug 1, 1880.
William H. Killebrew, s. of Charles Lee and Celia Amanda, b. July 22, 1875, d. Nov. 10, 1942.
Mary Amelia Killebrew, dau. of Charles Lee and Celia Amanda Killebrew, b. Feb. 15, 1878, d. Dec. 17, 1936.
Sidney F. Cherry and Charles Lee Killebrew m. Sept. 14, 1881.
Ann Eliza Killebrew, dau. of Charles Lee and sidney F. Killebrew, b. June 4, 1883.
Marcus Lee Killebrew, s. of Charles lee and Sidney F. Killebrew, b. Sept. 10, 1884, d. Apr. 1944.
Margaret Frances Killebrew, dau. of Charles Lee and sidney F. Killebrew, b. Nov. 19, 1886.
Bertha Rebecca, dau. of Chas. Lee and Sidney F. Killebrew, b. Aug 23, 1889, d. Dec. 17, 1894.
Charles Sidney Killebrew, s. of Chas. Lee and Sidney F. Killebrew, b. May 7, 1895, d. Aug 12, 1948.
Chas. Sidney Killebrew and Lillie Mae MacAllister, dau. of Dr. Wm. and Maude MacAllister of Vance Co., m. Mar 7, 1919.
Emma Frances Killebrew, dau. of Chas. Sidney and Lillie Mae Killebrew, b. Jan. 27, 1920.
Charles Sidney Killebrew, Jr., s. of Chas. Sidney and Lillie Mae Killebrew, b. Aug. 29, 1921.
William McAllister Killebrew, s. of Chas. Sidney and Lillie Mae Killebrew, b. Oct 2, 1923.

p. 337 (Roster of Soldiers from edgecome and Nash Counties in the War of 1812):
Killibrew George H. Edgecombe (1), 2nd;
Killibrew, Joshua: Edgecombe (1), 2nd;
Killibrew, Lott: Edgecombe (2), 2nd.
(1) - First Regiment of North Carolina Detached Militia contained a Nash County Company organized in August, 1814.
(2) - The second North Carolina REgiment of Detached Militia contained one Edgecobme County Company detached from the First Edgecombe County Regiment, and one Edgecombe County Company detached from the Second Edgecombe County Regiment, both organized in August, 1814.

p. 44
David William Bulluck Bible
Under births: Jonathan Bulluck, s. of David Bulluck and Frances Killebrew, his wife, was b. 1794.


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