TRAFTON, CHARLES GARDNER – Descendants of

DESCENDANTS OF CHARLES GARDNER TRAFTON

First Generation

1. Charles Gardner TRAFTON. Born on 31 Dec 1760 in Dighton, Massachusetts. Charles Gardner died in Camden County, NC on 2 Sep 1831, he was 70. Buried in Trafton Cemetery on Trafton Road .6 mile north of 343.

On 17 Jul 1791 when Charles Gardner was 30, he first married Lovey MCPHERSON, daughter of Joshua MCPHERSON & Courtney HIXON, in Camden County, NC. Born on 24 Sep 1766 in South Mills, Camden County, NC. Lovey died in Camden County, NC on 1 Apr 1802, she was 35.

They had the following children:

2 i. Courtney (1793-)

3 ii. Joseph Talbot (1796-1843)

4 iii. Benjamin (Twin) (1799-1846)

5 iv. John Wesley (Twin) (1799-)

Charles Gardner second married Mary Trafton.

Second Generation

2. Courtney TRAFTON. Born on 28 Jan 1793 in Camden County, NC.

Courtney married Mr. CHAMBERLIN.

They had the following children:

i. Timothy.

ii. Lovey.

iii. Sarah.

3. Joseph Talbot TRAFTON. Born on 5 Nov 1796 in Camden County, NC. Joseph Talbot died in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1843, he was 46.

On 12 Dec 1818 when Joseph Talbot was 22, he married Elizabeth MIARS. Born on 2 Feb 1801 in Hodges Ferry, Norfolk County, Virginia. Elizabeth died in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1880, she was 78.

They had the following children:

6 i. Walter Jones (1821-)

ii. Fanny B.. Born in 1829 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

iii. Virginia Ann. Born in 1833 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

iv. Sarah. Born in 1835 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

v. Mary Josephine. Born in 1838 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

vi. Benjamin. Born in Portsmouth, Virginia. Benjamin died in 1847.

vii. William T.. Born in 1835 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

4. Benjamin TRAFTON. Born on 8 Feb 1799 in Camden County, NC. Benjamin died in Camden County, NC on 6 Jan 1846, he was 46.

Benjamin married Nancy UPTON. Nancy died bef 1850 in Camden County, NC.

They had the following children:

i. Mary Ann. Born on 31 Aug 1826.

7 ii. Sarah (1829-)

iii. John. Born in 1831 in Camden County, NC.

8 iv. Philip (1837-1886)

v. Mary. Born in 1838 in Camden County, NC.

vi. Joseph. Born in 1842 in Camden County, NC.

5. John Wesley TRAFTON. Born on 8 Feb 1799 in Camden County, NC.

On 22 Oct 1826 when John Wesley was 27, he first married Nancy ETHERIDGE. Born on 17 Aug 1798. Nancy died in Camden County, NC on 18 Aug 1839, she was 41.

They had the following children:

i. George. Born on 11 Jun 1827 in Camden County, NC. George died in Camden County, NC on 20 Feb 1906, he was 78. Buried in Trafton Family Cemetery, Camden County, NC.

ii. Lovey. Born in 1829 in Camden County, NC.

iii. Thomas B.. Born in 1831 in Camden County, NC.

On 20 Sep 1863 when Thomas B. was 32, he married Polly GALLOP.

iv. Horatio. Born on 12 Oct 1834 in Camden County, NC. Horatio died in Camden County, NC on 23 Mar 1864, he was 29. Buried in Trafton Family Cemetery, Camden County, NC.

v. Mary. Born in 1837.

On 29 Jun 1840 when John Wesley was 41, he second married Permelia Banks JARVIS. Permelia Banks died on 16 Apr 1846.

They had the following children:

9 i. John Wesley, Jr. (1841-1918)

10 ii. Elizabeth (1842-)

iii. Pamelia. Born in 1846 in Camden County, NC.

On 15 Aug 1869 when Pamelia was 23, she married Abner W. GRANDY.

Third Generation

6. Walter Jones TRAFTON. Born in 1821 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Walter Jones married Agnes Elizabeth JONES, daughter of Robert JONES.

They had the following children:

i. Rebecca. Born in 1844 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

ii. Annie. Born in 1847 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

iii. Courtney. Born in 1849 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

7. Sarah TRAFTON. Born in 1829 in Camden County, NC.

Sarah married Peter GIBSON. Born in 1820.

They had the following children:

i. Benjamin F.. Born in 1847 in Camden County, NC.

ii. Richard. Born in 1850 in Camden County, NC.

8. Philip TRAFTON. Born in 1837 in Camden County, NC. Philip died in Camden County, NC on 7 Apr 1886, he was 49. Occupation: farmer.

On 5 Feb 1867 when Philip was 30, he married Amelia Marcella GREGORY, daughter of Dempsey GREGORY & Polly Gregory. Born on 13 Sep 1849 in Camden County, NC. Amelia Marcella died on 2 Jun 1923, she was 73.

They had the following children:

i. Mary N. (Mollie). Born on 13 Jan 1869.

On 22 Sep 1889 when Mary N. (Mollie) was 20, she married Horace D. SAWYER, son of F. F. SAWYER & Virginia Sawyer, in Camden County, NC. Born in 1868.

ii. Joseph W.. Born on 4 Jan 1871.

11 iii. Samuel Luther (1873-1939)

iv. John. Born on 7 Jun 1880.

v. Philip C.. Born on 20 Nov 1883.

12 vi. Benjamin J. (1876-)

9. John Wesley, Jr. TRAFTON. Born on 19 Apr 1841 in Camden County, NC. John Wesley, Jr. died in Camden County, NC on 14 Apr 1918, he was 76. Buried in Trafton Family Cemetery, Camden County, NC.

On 6 Feb 1879 when John Wesley, Jr. was 37, he first married Mary Susan BERRY, in Camden County, NC. Born on 31 Dec 1858. Mary Susan died in Camden County, NC on 8 Aug 1898, she was 39.

On 15 Feb 1865 when John Wesley, Jr. was 23, he second married Sarah Jane FORBES, in Camden County, NC. Born on 25 Dec 1846. Sarah Jane died in Camden County, NC on 21 Apr 1878, she was 31.

They had one child:

i. Charles. Born on 20 Jan 1871.

10. Elizabeth TRAFTON. Born in 1842 in Camden County, NC.

Elizabeth married Joseph Sawyer SANDERLIN.

They had one child:

i. Nora Permelia.

Updated 28 August by Ruth Sawyer

10.  Elizabeth “Bettie” TRAFTON. Born 9 December 1842 in Camden County, NC, married Joseph Sawyer SANDERLIN, son of William W. SANDERLIN and Sarah CARTWRIGHT.  He was born 30 October 1831 in Camden Co., NC.

They had three children:

i.  Nora Permelia SANDERLIN, born 30 January 1864 in Camden Co., NC.  On 13 February 1889 Nora Permelia married Olyntheus Gregory PRITCHARD, born on 6 May 1857, son of Isaac Lamb Pritchard and Elizabeth BERRY.

ii.  Lela Mae SANDERLIN, born 11 June 1867 in Camden Co., NC.  On 21 June 1900 Lela Mae married Robert Lee FORBES, born 26 July 1865, son of William Guilford FORBES and Julia JARVIS.

iii.  Joseph Sawyer SANDERLIN, born 12 October 1874 in Camden Co., NC.  Joseph never married and died 22 October 1909 in Camden Co., NC.

On 13 Feb 1889 Nora Permelia married Olyntheus Gregory PRITCHARD, son of Isaac Lamb PRITCHARD & Elizabeth BERRY. Born on 6 May 1857.

Fourth Generation

11. Samuel Luther TRAFTON. Born on 4 May 1873 in Camden County, NC. Samuel Luther died in Camden County, NC on 3 Jun 1939, he was 66. Buried in South Mills, Camden County, NC.

On 12 Jan 1902 when Samuel Luther was 28, he married Fannie Gertrude SAWYER, daughter of John SAWYER & Frances McCOY, in Camden County, NC. Born on 5 Dec 1880. Fannie Gertrude died in Jun 1945, she was 64.

They had the following children:

13 i. Frank Leslie (1909-1982)

ii. Claude V.. Born in 1909.

On 17 Dec 1932 when Claude V. was 23, he married Virginia M. MORRISETTE, daughter of T. F. MORRISETTE & Pearl M. Morrisette, in Camden County, NC. Born in 1911.

iii. John L.. Born in 1906.

12. Benjamin J. TRAFTON. Born on 15 Sep 1876 in Camden County, NC.

On 30 Jan 1897 when Benjamin J. was 20, he married Eliza V. (Tennie) WHITE, daughter of George W. WHITE & Mary V. White, in Camden County, NC. Born in 1878.

They had the following children:

i. Benjamin James, Jr.. Born on 19 Aug 1909 in Camden County, NC. Benjamin James, Jr. died in Pasquotank County, NC on 9 Jun 1977, he was 67. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC. Occupation: automobile salesman.

On 15 Oct 1930 when Benjamin James, Jr. was 21, he first married Hilda ROGERS, daughter of George ROGERS & Sara Rogers, in Camden County, NC. Born in 1909.

Benjamin James, Jr. second married Katie MURDEN, daughter of Richard Henry MURDEN & Millie SNOWDEN. Born on 4 Mar 1913 in Pasquotank County, NC. Katie died in Pasquotank County, NC on 24 Mar 1986, she was 73.

ii. Earl J.. Born in 1902.

iii. Lillian G.. Born in 1905.

Fifth Generation

13. Frank Leslie TRAFTON. Born on 29 Jun 1909 in Camden County, NC. Frank Leslie died in Pasquotank County, NC on 22 Feb 1982, he was 72. Buried in South Mills Cemetery, Camden County, NC. Occupation: farmer.

On 21 Oct 1939 when Frank Leslie was 30, he first married Minnie H. WHITE, in South Mills, Camden County, NC. Born in 1919.

They had one child:

i. Hersey Everett. Born on 21 Mar 1943.

Hersey Everett married Ann Elizabeth Trafton. Born on 8 Aug 1946.

Frank Leslie second married Margie Iola FOREHAND.

They had one child:

i. Frank Leslie, Jr.


Contributed by Bob Stokley


         

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