Archive for Obituary
DIED — At Newbern, on the evening of the 27th ult., Mrs. BLOUNT, the amiable consort of Wilson BLOUNT, Esq., of that town.
Source: Raleigh Register and Weekly Advertiser, 3 June 1800, pg 3.
DIED, on the 14th inst. Mr. Lovis JONES of this town, long a member of the Methodist Society. He bore the trials of the long illness of which he died, with a resignation and patience truly characteristic of the distinguished excellence of his mind, and of the principles of christian piety, and of respectful submission to the will of a beneficent and merciful Providence. He was an amiable man in society; a good life has been his preparation for death; let us hope he is now enjoying peace and happiness, for he who is good will obtain grace from the lord, he who is merciful will find mercy; while gracious warmth and liberality of soul deserve to be cherished, the recollection of his worth will never be effaced from the hearts of his friends. He has bequeathed a considerable sum of money to religious and charitable uses.
Source: Carolina Federal Republican, 20 September 1817
DIED - At Slocumb’s creek, in this county, on the 25th ult., Benjamin, son of Amos ROWE, Esq., in the 8th year of his age.
Source: Newbern Sentinel, 2 Sep 1820, pg. 3.
DIED — In this town, on Monday night last, at twelve o’clock, Mrs. Mary PARKER, aged 65; and on Tuesday morning, at five o’clock, her husband, Mr. Green PARKER, aged 76. They lived together as man and wife 42 years, died within five hours of each other, and were both buried in the same coffin.
Source: New Bern Sentinel, 27 Apr 1822, pg. 3
DIED – In Newbern, in the 13th year of her age, Miss Caroline M. BLACKLEDGE, daughter of William S. BLACKLEDGE, Esq.
Source: Raleigh Register, 22 Mar 1844.