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Almenter Strong

Female 1878 - 1964


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  • Born  16 Apr 1878  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  03 Jan 1964  New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Agency: Good Shephard Hospital 
    Cause: peritonitis 
    Buried  06 Jan 1964  New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I3751  Main
    Last Modified  18 Dec 2009 

    Father  Taylor Strong,   b. Dec 1846, Greene County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932 
    Mother  Dinah Harper,   b. Mar 1848, Greene County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1868 
    Family ID  F1157  Group Sheet

    Family  Christopher Columbus Gillette,   b. 06 Sep 1871,   d. 18 Apr 1935, Moseley Hall, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1902  [7
    Children 
     1. Blanche M. Gillette,   b. abt. 1903, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dinah M. Gillette,   b. abt. 1906, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1993, Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lancy Gillette,   b. abt. 1908, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Laura A. Gillette,   b. abt. 1909, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Christopher R. Gillette,   b. abt. 1910, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1976, New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Richard A. Gillette,   b. abt. 1913, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Naomi Elizabeth Gillette,   b. 18 Dec 1914,   d. 13 Jul 1971, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 Dec 2009 
    Family ID  F1350  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1880 Census: Taylor & Dinah Strong
    1880 Census: Taylor & Dinah Strong
    Enumeration Date: 24 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 64
    Page: 37
    Location: Olds, Greene County, North Carolina

    #379
    1. Strong, Taylor - Head, age 30
    2. Dinah - wife, age 31
    3. Edwin - son, age 10
    4. Luvenia - daughter, age 9
    5. Abby - daughter, age 6
    6. Henry - son, age 4
    7. Almatter - daughter, age 2
    8. John - son, age 1

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    1900 Census: Taylor & Dina Strong
    1900 Census: Taylor & Dina Strong
    Enumeration Date: 12 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 97
    Sheet: 8B
    Location: Swift Creek, Pitt County, North Carolina

    #151
    1. Strong, Taylor - Head, age 53, born Dec 1846, married 3 years
    2. Dina - wife, age 52, born Mar Mar 1848, married 3 years, mother of 14 kids, 7 still alive
    3. Almeta - daughter, age 21, born Apr 1879
    4. John - son, age 20, born Apr 1880
    5. Mary - daughter, age 14, Dec 1885
    6. Andrew - son, age 3, born Feb 1896

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    Death Certificate: Almenter (Strong) Gilette
    Death Certificate: Almenter (Strong) Gilette
    Father: Taylor Strong
    Mother: Dinah Harper
    Birth: 16 Apr 1884
    Internment: Evergreen Cemetery, New Bern, North Carolina
    1910 Census: Christopher & Armenter (Strong) Gillette
    1910 Census: Christopher & Armenter (Strong) Gillette
    Enumeration Date: 20 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 24
    Sheet: 21A
    Location: Town Creek, Brunswick County, North Carolina

    Note: Family incorrectly enumerated as "Gillis"
    #414
    1. Christopher - mulatto, head, age 28, married 8 years, clergyman @ methodist church
    2. Almeta - wife, age 21, married 8 years, mother of 4 kids w/ all 4 still alive
    3. Blanche - daughter, age 7
    4. Dinah - daughter, age 4
    5. Lancey - son, age 2
    6. Christopher - son, age 11 months

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    1920 Census: Christopher & Almenter (Strong) Gillette
    1920 Census: Christopher & Almenter (Strong) Gillette
    Enumeration Date: 5 Feb 1920
    Enumeration District: 25
    Sheet: 41B
    Location: New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

    #61
    1. Gillett, Christopher - head, age 39, minister @ church
    2. Almetta - wife, age 36
    3. Blanche M. - daughter, age 17
    4. Dinah - daughter, age 13
    5. Laura A. - daughter, age 11
    6. Christopher R. - son, age 10
    7. Richard A. - son, age 7
    8. Naomi - daughter, age 5

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    1930 Census: Christopher & Almenter (Strong) Gillette
    1930 Census: Christopher & Almenter (Strong) Gillette
    Enumeration Date: 22 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 15
    Sheet: 13A
    Location: Moseley Hall, Lenoir County, North Carolina

    #295
    1. Gillette, Christopher - head, age 58, married at age 21, clergyman
    2. Almennter - wife, age 50
    3. Dinah M. - daughter, age 23, married at age 19
    4. Laura A. - daughter, age 22
    5. Richard A. - son, age 18
    6. Naomi E. - daughter, age 14

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    Headstones
    Almenter (Strong) Gillette is buried in Evergreen Cemetery
    Almenter (Strong) Gillette is buried in Evergreen Cemetery

  • Notes  Born:
    • 1880 census has her born in 1879, but she is 2 in 1880 census

  • Sources 
    1. [S127] Craven County, North Carolina Cemeteries: Volume 2 County of Craven, Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society.
      has birth year as 1879

    2. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.
      Has 1884 as birth year but she was already 2 years old in 1880 census.

    3. [S182] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.

    5. [S127] Craven County, North Carolina Cemeteries: Volume 2 County of Craven, Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society.

    6. [S31] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com.

    7. [S237] "Taylor Strong." Message to the author. 17 Dec. 2009. E-mail.