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Rufus Wilton Tetterton

Male 1882 - 1940


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  • Born  29 Mar 1882  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Apr 1940  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  I209  NC Families
    Last Modified  24 Apr 2007 

    Father  Benjamin F. Tetterton,   b. 14 Feb 1854, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1921, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  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 
    Married  04 Feb 1877  Plymouth, Washington County, 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
    Family ID  F66  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah "Sadie" Elizabeth Hollis,   b. 10 Mar 1890, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1956, Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rufus Atwood Tetterton,   b. 21 Oct 1910, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Wildred Elizabeth Tetterton,   b. 11 Dec 1914, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Louise Tetterton,   b. 21 Sep 1916, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Wilton Leon Tetterton,   b. 27 Aug 1918, Washington, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. William Warren Tetterton,   b. 29 May 1921, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ida Lorena Tetterton,   b. 17 Mar 1925, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Joseph Tetterton,   b. abt. 1929, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Annie Laura Tetterton,   b. 24 May 1930, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 Apr 2007 
    Family ID  F70  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    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
    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
    1930 NC Census: Rufus Tetterton
    1930 NC Census: Rufus Tetterton
    Enumeration Date: 15 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 94-5
    Sheet: 13A
    Dwelling #208
    Location: Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina

    1. Rufus - age 49, married at 28
    2. Sadie - wife, age 37
    3. Atwood - son, age 19
    4. Wildred - daughter, age 16
    5. Louise - daughter, 13
    6. Wilton - son, age 12
    7. William - son, age 9
    8. Lorena - daughter, age 6
    9. Joseph G. - son, age 11 months
    WWI Draft Registration Card: Rufus Wilton Tetterton
    WWI Draft Registration Card: Rufus Wilton Tetterton
    Birth Date: 29 Mar 1871 (incorrect)
    Occupation: Farmer
    Wife: Sadie Tetterton
    Medium height, medium build

  • Notes 
    • Middle name provided in son Rufus' birth certificate.

    Buried:
    • Windley Cemetery

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

    2. [S13] WWI Draft Registration Card, (Ancestry.com).
      has birth year as 1871, but is incorrect given 1900 census record and that parents were not married until 1877.

    3. [S7] Washington County Death Index. USGenWeb: Washington County, NC. http://www.ncgenweb.us/washington/WASHDTH.HTM.