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Benjamin F. Tetterton

Male 1854 - 1921


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  • Born  14 Feb 1854  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Dec 1921  Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried  Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I196  NC Families
    Last Modified  29 May 2012 

    Father  Benjamin Tetterton,   b. 12 Jun 1819, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1882 
    Mother  Mary Jane McNair,   b. abt. 1829, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F73  Group Sheet

    Family  Laura Swain,   b. Jun 1857, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1927, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married  04 Feb 1877  Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Ida Mae Tetterton,   b. 12 Oct 1877, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1886
     2. Maggie C. Tetterton,   b. 12 Oct 1879, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1881
    >3. Rufus Wilton Tetterton,   b. 29 Mar 1882, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1940, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Myrtie Ann Tetterton,   b. 22 Nov 1883, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1965
     5. Nannie Tetterton,   b. Dec 1891, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Histories
    Marriage License: Benjamin F. Tetterton & Laura Swain
    Marriage License: Benjamin F. Tetterton & Laura Swain
    Last Modified  22 Apr 2007 
    Family ID  F66  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1870 NC Census: Ben Tetterton (Head)
    1870 NC Census: Ben Tetterton (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 22 Aug 1870
    Page: 58-59
    Dwelling #9
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Ben - Head, age 50, Farmer, Real estate $1600, Personal estate $400
    2. wife - age 42 (can't read name)
    3. Henry - age 20
    4. John - age 18
    5. Ben - age 17
    6. Mary - age 15
    7. Dely (sp?) - age 11
    8. Frances - age 10, female
    9. William - age 1
    10. Elira (sp?) - age 20
    1880 NC Census: Benjamin F. Tetterton (Head)
    1880 NC Census: Benjamin F. Tetterton (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 7 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 137
    Page: 18
    Dwelling #170
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Benjamin F. Tetterton - age 25, Farmer
    2. Laura - wife, age 21
    3. Ida - daughter, age 2
    4. Maggie - daughter, age 10 months
    5. Mack Ayers - black, age 20, Farm Hand, no relationship
    1900 NC Census: Benj Tetterton (Head)
    1900 NC Census: Benj Tetterton (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 95
    Sheet: 1B
    Dwelling #16
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Benj Tetterton - age 45, b. Feb 1855, married @ 27, Farmer
    2. Laura - age 42, married at 22, mother of 6, 3 still living
    3. Rufus - age 18, born Mar 1882
    4. Myrtie - age 16, born Nov 1883
    5. Nannie - age 8, born Dec 1891
    1910 NC Census: Loma Peal (Head)
    1910 NC Census: Loma Peal (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 26 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 112
    Sheet: 12B
    Dwelling #250
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Loma - age 28, works in Coach Shop, married 7 yrs
    2. Myrtie - age 26
    3. Raymond - son, age 6
    4. Ella - daughter, age 5
    5. Benjamin Tetterton - father-in-law, age 58
    1920 NC Census: Benj Tetterton (Head)
    1920 NC Census: Benj Tetterton (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 30 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 66
    Sheet: 10A
    Dwelling #194
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Benjamin Tetterton Sr. - age 64, works in Veneer mill
    2. Laura - wife, age 63
    3. Rufus - son, age 38
    4. Sarah - son's wife, age 29
    5. Atwood - age 9
    6. Wildred -age 5
    7. Louisa - age 4
    8. Leon - age 1
    1860 NC Census: Benj Tetterton
    1860 NC Census: Benj Tetterton
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jul 1860
    Page: 56
    Location: Mackey's Ferry, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Benj Tetterton - age 35, Farmer, Real Estate $300, Personal Estate $473
    2. Mary L. - age 31
    3. Henry L. -age 10
    4. John W. - age 8
    5. Benjamin F. -age 6
    6. Mary E. - age 4
    7. Frances -age 2
    8. Deborah - age 4 months
    9. Meter - age 21
    Death Certificate: Benjamin Tetterton
    Death Certificate: Benjamin Tetterton
    Father: B F Tetterton, born in England
    Mother: Mary Jane McNair, born in Plymouth
    Informant: Mrs. L.A. Peal

  • Notes  Buried:

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Washington County North Carolina Cemeteries 1769-1997: Volume 1, Plymouth Township, Haskett, Veronica, (Beacon Printing Co., Inc.), pg. 75.

    2. [S54] Death Certificate.
      has 1855 as birth year

    3. [S54] Death Certificate.
      dated 1921

    4. [S1] Washington County North Carolina Cemeteries 1769-1997: Volume 1, Plymouth Township, Haskett, Veronica, (Beacon Printing Co., Inc.), 75.
      Listed with son Benjamin's death info.

    5. [S2] Marriage Licenses of Washington County, NC - 1851-1920. USGenWeb: Washington County, NC. http://www.ncgenweb.us/washington/mr/WASHLIC.HTM.