21.11.07

Generation of Oscar Cecil Cahoon (1911-1969)

CHILDREN OF PAUL DUFFY AND LUCY MAY BELLE CLARK
[Paul Duffy's children with Lucy May Belle Clark include Leamon (b 15 September 1903, d 18 August 1975) and Alice "Belle" (b. 20 September 1906 in Pamlico Co, d 28 September 1997 in New Bern).]

Alice "Belle" married three times: (1) John Paul Jones, (2) Thomas Gale Morgan (b 11 May 1893 in New York City, d 18 February 1942 "lost at sea"), and (3) William Hunt (b 20 March 1917, d 5 October 2003 in Silver Springs, MD).

Alice's second husband, Thomas Gale Morgan, held the rank of Chief Water Tender (a Chief Petty Officer) in the U.S. Navy during World War II; at his time of death, Alice was living on E. Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk, Virginia.

Alice and her third husband, William, adopted a baby girl; Alice divorced William when she learned that the girl was his daughter from an extramarital affair.

Alice's obituary, published 29 September 1997, reads in part, "Alice B. Cahoon Hunt, 91, of 405 Sand Ridge Road, Bridgeton, died at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Wyatt of Virginia, one brother, Paul Cahoon, of South River, 2 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews."

Alice is buried in the same family plot as Charles Leamon, Jr., Edna Hardy Cahoon, Leamon Dallas Cahoon and Florence Pollock.

CHILDREN OF PAUL DUFFY AND MAMIE JANE DIXON
[Paul Duffy's children with Mamie Jane Dixon include Oscar Cecil (b. 10 April 1911 in Merritt, d 8 September 1969 in Aurora, Beaufort Co), Deaver Blanch (b 13 March 1913, d 23 September 1994), Challie A (b 18 September 1914, d 4 April 1990) and Paul Duffy Jr (b 21 November 1920, d 24 October 1998).]

Oscar Cecil (b 10 April 1911 in Merritt, d 8 September 1969 in Aurora, Beaufort Co) married Margaret Louise Jones (b 6 June 1914 in Bridgeton, d 24 June 1997 in New Bern) on 4 March 1935 in Snow Hill, Greene Co. His wedding to Margaret Louise Jones on March 4, 1935, was attended by Margaret's sister and brother-in-law, Hester and Robert Moore, who picked them up from their workplaces in New Bern and drove them to Snow Hill to be married. The couple stayed in the Moore home in New Bern overnight, then told their families the next day that they were married. Their children include Jesse Paul (b 7 February 1936 in Bridgeton, d 1 July 1952 in Broad Creek) and Cecil Lee (b 4 September 1937).

Deaver Blanch (b 13 March 1913, d 23 September 1994) married Robert Earl Mades (b 24 June 1910, d 22 April 1994) on 2 October 1933 in Beaufort, Carteret County. Deaver and Earl had no children.

Challie A (b 18 September 1914, d 4 April 1990) married first Van Martin (b 11 March 1903, d 21 October 1974), then married Otis Mades (b 19 September 1915, d 9 December 2005). Challie and Van Martin had one son, Bobby (28 December 1933, d 17 February 1997).

Paul Duffy Jr. (b 21 November 1920, d 24 October 1998) married Lottie Belle Cannon (b 19 July 1921, d 13 August 2006, daughter of William L Cannon and Susie Dixon). Paul's children with Lottie include Rodney Paul (b 3 August 1942), Ronald Lindsey (b 14 February 1947) and Cecil Anthony (b 6 July 1954).

CHILDREN OF ALICE J CAHOON AND ISAAC WILLOUGHBY SWINDELL
[Alice J's children with Isaac Willoughby Swindell include (unknown first daughter), Lena Mae (b 22 April 1909 in Merritt, d 4 February 1997), and (unknown third daughter).]

Lena Mae (b 22 April 1909 in Merritt, d 4 February 1997) married Dallas Edward Quidley (b 2 December 1908 in Whortonsville, Pamlico Co, d 14 February 1991) on 18 May 1928.

CHILDREN OF LUCY ANN CAHOON AND CLARANCE NATHANIEL TUTTON
[Lucy Ann's children with Clarence Nathaniel Tutton include Vernon McColon (b 23 September 1915 in Pamlico Co, d 7 February 1937 in Pamlico Co), Maggie Edwin (b 18 April 1918 in Merritt, d 15 December 2004 in New Bern), Wilford (15 December 1921, d February 1990 [possibly in New York]), and Calvin C (unknown).]

Maggie Edwin (b 18 April 1918 in Merritt, d 15 December 2004 in New Bern) married John Roland Eubanks (b ~1914, son of Daniel Eubanks and Ada) on 18 July 1936 in Stonewall. They had one son, Vernon (b ~1936).

CHILDREN OF EDWARD YATES CAHOON AND LELA BANKS RAWLS
[Edward Yates's children with Lela Banks Rawls include Alton (unknown), Hosea (unknown), Melvin (unknown), Erbal Whitehurst (b 16 May 1901, d September 1985), Bessie (b 25 January 1903 in Grantsboro, d 2 June 1994), Clara Bell (b 30 April 1905), Weymouth Bommer (b 9 September 1908, d 10 June 1993 in Grantsboro), Harold Gordon (b 30 July 1914, d 24 April 2002 in New Bern), and Donald Wesley (b ~1918).]

Hosea (unknown) married Iren Brown (). Their children include Alfred () and Clara ().

Erbal Whitehurst (b 16 May 1901, d September 1985) married Era Mae Ensley (b 5 January 1906, d 5 January 1993) on 20 February 1926.

Bessie (b 25 January 1903 in Grantsboro, d 2 June 1994) married Jarvis Vendrick Brinson (b 14 April 1898, d 13 February 1988) on 18 May 1919. Their children include Edna (b 15 March 1920, d 3 November 2006), Robert Edward (b 7 February 1922), Ruby Doris (b 26 May 1924, d 1 June 2003 in New Bern), Roy Lawrence (b 12 October 1927), Leland Virgil (b 4 June 1929), George R (b 20 May 1931), Mary Elaine (b 29 January 1934) and Carolyn (b 24 December 1937).

Clara Bell (b 30 April 1905) married first a Hardison, then married Milton W. Lee (b ~1903, son of David Lee and Mary E.) on 10 July 1921 in Bayboro. Their children include Mavis (b ~1923) and Melba (b ~1925).

Weymouth Bommer (b 9 September 1908, d 10 June 1993 in Grantsboro) married Minnie Gaskins (b 19 September 1907 in Beaufort Co, d 5 May 1987). Their children include Edwin Ozell (b 19 July 1928 in Grantsboro), Lennice (b 28 March 1938 in Pamlico Co Township 1, d 11 January 2005 in New Bern) and Alene ().

Harold Gordon (b 30 July 1914, d 24 April 2002 in New Bern) married Eva Cuthrell (b ~1915, d 14 September 2001, daughter of Amos Cuthrell and Alice Martin) on 4 March 1933 in Bayboro. Their children include Marie (), Bobby (), Gene (), and Gordon Halgram (b 23 September 1939).

Donald Wesley (b ~1918) married Zeffy Pearl Jones (b ~1920) on 25 November 1939 in Reelsboro.

[Please email corrections, clarifications or additional information to CarolinaCahoons AT gmail DOT com]

No comments: