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Martha Elizabeth McNair[1, 2]

Female 1920 - 2016


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  • Born  29 Feb 1920  Plymouth, Washington, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  22 January 2016  Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  28 January 2016  Princeville, Edgecombe, North Carolina United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I165  Main
    Last Modified  4 Jun 2016 

    Father  Andrew D. McNair,   b. 05 May 1866, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1930, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Bennie Slade,   b. Apr 1884, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1935, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 June 1914  Edgecombe, Washington, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate: Andrew McNair & Bennie Slade
    Marriage Certificate: Andrew McNair & Bennie Slade
    Family ID  F51  Group Sheet

    Family  Elijah Braswell,   b. 28 Jan 1915,   d. 11 Oct 1992, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. K. Baskakeren, Sr.
    >2. B.E. Braswell
    Last Modified  22 Jul 2008 
    Family ID  F53  Group Sheet

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Documents
    1930 Census: Bennie McNair (Head)
    1930 Census: Bennie McNair (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 9 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 10
    Location: Township 3, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
    Sheet: 6A

    Bennie - Head, age 46, widowed, rents land
    William A. - Daughter, age 14
    Robert H. - Son, age 11
    Martha - Daughter, age 10
    Rosie A - Daughter, age 9
    Lossie - Daughter, age 7

    Family lives next door to Bennie's brother, Lonzo, and family.

    Link to full image.

    Headstones
    Elijah & Martha Braswell are buried in Dancy Cemetery
    Elijah & Martha Braswell are buried in Dancy Cemetery

    Histories
    Birth Certificate - Martha Elizabeth McNair
    Birth Certificate - Martha Elizabeth McNair
    Delivered by Louisa McNair. Bennie has had 9 children, 3 still living (including this birth)

  • Notes 
    • Was living in Boston when brother Lawrence died (1977)
    • After her father died, went to live with her mother's brother and was raised by his family.
    • Got married when she was 21, then they moved to Boston. Lived there fot 22 years. Moved back to NC in 1985. Husband died in 1992. Made yearly trips back to Boston.

    Buried:
    • Funeral arrangements by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral Home in Durham, NC

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] 1930 NC Census: Edgecombe County (Twp 3).

    2. [S332] FamilySearch Family Tree.
      For more info see: https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor§ion=details&person=LLWM-W14