Category Archives: Obituary

PRIVETT, A.B. – (d. 1889)

A.B. PRIVETT, while crazed with drink, committed suicide in Goldsboro, NC, by taking laudanum.  Prompt medical attention was summoned but could only prolong his life a few hours. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 26 July 1889.  Available online at digitalnc.org

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HOOK, Nancy (Mrs.) – (d. 1835)

DIED — In Wayne county on Wednesday, 16th ult., Mrs. Nancy HOOK, wife of the Rev. Curtis HOOK. Source: North-Carolina standard. (Raleigh, N.C.), 14 Jan. 1836. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042147/1836-01-14/ed-1/seq-3/>

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McKINNEY, Richard (d. 1800)

DIED — In Wayne County, on the 27th ult., Gen. Richard McKINNEY. Source: Raleigh Register and Weekly Advertiser,18 February 1800, pg 3.

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DAVIS, Ariminta – (d. 1852)

The following obituary appeared in the October 6, 1852 issue of the Raleigh Register.  Ariminta was the daughter of Colonel A.F. MOSES and the wife of Dr. A.C. DAIVS.

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CASON, D.H. (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News April 20, 1930 Funeral Service Conducted for D.H. Carson, of Goldsboro Goldsboro, April 19 – D. H. CASON, 37, died at 9:30 o’clock Friday night after several days illness.  Mr. CASON, who moved here with his family … Continue reading

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ADAMS, John (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News April 30, 1930 Wayne Negro Farmer Dies After Run Over by Cart Goldsboro, April 28 – John ADAMS, negro, 49, of near Pikeville this county, died Friday afternoon following an unusual accident which occurred on the morning … Continue reading

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KING, Horace (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News February 26, 1930 Goldsboro Woman Dies Following Second Stroke Goldsboro, Feb. 25 – Mrs. Horace KING, aged about 58, died at her home in the city at 7:30 o’clock Tuesday morning following a stroke of paralysis two … Continue reading

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ALBRITTON, J.A. (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News June 13, 1930 J.A. Albritton, 73, Dies at Home of His Daughter Goldsboro, June 12 – J.A. ALBRITTON, 73, of Calyspo, this county, died Tuesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Paul NUNN, in Mount … Continue reading

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ANDERSON, Sam (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News March 12, 1930 Night Watchman at State Hospital Succumbs at 76 Goldsboro, March 11 – Sam ANDERSON, 76, died at his home near the State hospital at Goldsboro at 9:30 Monday night following an illness of about … Continue reading

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LYNCH, Maggie (d. 1930)

Greensboro Daily News November 23, 1930 Mrs. Maggie Lynch Dies at Her Goldsboro Residence Goldsboro, Nov. 22 — Mrs. Maggie LYNCH, widow of Haywood LYNCH, died at her home in this city at 11:45 o’clock this morning following an illness … Continue reading

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