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Family: Robert Diggs Wimberly/Margaret Ann "Peggy" Powell (F1)  [1

m. 08 May 1828


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  • Father | Male
    Robert Diggs Wimberly

    Born  abt. 1803  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  03 Aug 1872  Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  08 May 1828  [2, 3, 4, 5]  Halifax County, North Carolina  [2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Joseph Wimberly | F13 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Diggs | F13 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Margaret Ann "Peggy" Powell

    Born  14 Jan 1810  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Sep 1876  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Willis Powell | F9 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Harrison | F9 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    > Joseph W. Wimberly

    Born  02 Apr 1829  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  08 Dec 1883   
    Buried    Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Martha Lawrence | F2 
    Married  01 Dec 1859  Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    > Mary Louisa Wimberly

    Born  17 Nov 1832   
    Died  15 Nov 1879   
    Buried     
    Spouse  George William Whitfield | F15 
    Married  13 Dec 1849  Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    > Catherine Eliza "Kate" Wimberly

    Born  abt. 1834  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Archibald Hunter Arrington | F3 
    Married  14 Mar 1855  Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    > George Lewis Wimberly

    Born  30 Jul 1836  Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jan 1924  Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  11 Jan 1924  Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frances "Fannie" J. Whitfield | F5 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Female
    M.A. Wimberly

    Born  abt. 1838  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    Robert D. Wimberly

    Born  abt. 1842  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Recollections of a Lifetime, Mary Katherine Killebrew, (Mrs. Clyde Lynch, Franklin, Tenn., 1971), pg. 3.
      States that their eldest daughter married George Whitfield. Search of NC Marriage database found a Mary L. Wimberly marrying George Whitfield.

    2. [S1] North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc.), 1828.
      Provides date and county of marriage.

    3. [S2] Edgecombe County Will Abstracts, 1732-1910, David B. Gammon, (Rocky Mount, N.C), pg. 139.
      Record #642. Provides the fact that they are married.

    4. [S3] Tombstone and Census Records of Early Edgecombe, Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, (Dixie Letter Service), pg. 333.
      Bible record of Harrison Powell gives date of marriage.

    5. [S15] Recollections of a Lifetime, Mary Katherine Killebrew, (Mrs. Clyde Lynch, Franklin, Tenn., 1971), 2.