Showing posts with label john stephenson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label john stephenson. Show all posts

26 June 2013

Martha Marie Cannady

Martha Marie Cannady was my second great grandmother. She was born 22 March 1843 to Henry (aka Cannon) and Martha Jane (aka Patsy) Johnson Cannady in Johnston County, North Carolina. She was the fourth of ten children.

Martha's siblings:

William Henry
Sarah Jane
Liza Annie
James Thomas
John Henry
Mary Elizabeth
Frances
Amanda Cathrin
Ruffin Greene

On 22 March 1868, she married John Stephenson. They had seven children:

Selina Valerie
John Ajalon
Louis Golden
Zebulon Vance
Willie Horton
Martha Mariah
Rufus Ira

Martha died on 8 July 1917 in Johnston County, NC. She is buried with her husband in the David Stephenson Family Cemetery.




24 June 2013

John Stephenson (aka Long John Stephenson)

John Stephenson was my second great grandfather. He was born 14 June 1837 in Johnston County, North Carolina to David and Ann Clifton Stephenson. He was the sixth of nine children. John, and all seven of his brothers, served in the Civil War.

John's siblings:

Enoch
Quinton
Kimmons
David
Cornelius
Doctor (aka Dock)
Edith Ann
Israel Omega

On 22 March 1868, John married Martha Marie Cannady (I have seen her surname spelled a variety of different ways including Canady, Kenedy, Kennedy, and Canada). He and Martha had seven children:

Selina Valerie
John Ajalon
Louis Golden
Zebulon Vance
Willie Horton
Martha Mariah (aka Mattie)
Rufus Ira

John died 20 February 1915. He is buried in the David Stephenson Family Cemetery in Johnston County, North Carolina.


21 June 2013

Martha Mariah "Mattie" Stephenson

Martha Mariah Stephenson was born 4 September 1881 to John Stephenson and Martha Marie Cannady Stephenson. She was the sixth of seven children. Her siblings:

Selina Valerie
John Ajalon
Louis Golden
Zebulon Vance
Willie Horton
Rufus Ira

She married James Lonzo Brannan on 6 April 1911 in Johnston County, North Carolina. My records indicate that they had six children:

James Lonzo, Jr.
Wilbur Shelbourne
Walter Thurman
Nancy Arrena (aka Rena)
Martha Adlina (aka Lena)
Vilas Ajilon

*Rena and Lena were twins (born 22 Feb 1921).

Martha Mariah died 10 April 1956 and is buried in Thanksgiving Baptist Church Cemetery in Selma, NC.

19 June 2013

Louis Golden Stephenson

Louis Golden Stephenson was my great grand uncle. He was born 28 March 1873 to John Stephenson and Martha Marie Cannady Stephenson. He was the third of seven children. Louis' siblings:

Selina Valerie
John Ajalon
Zebulon Vance
Willie Horton
Martha Mariah "Mattie"
Rufus Ira

Louis married Annie Lee Stowers on 7 August 1901 in Raleigh, North Carolina. They had three children:

John Whitehurst
Edna Lee
Vergia Lina

Louis passed away on 14 March 1932 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is buried in Montlawn Cemetery in Raleigh.