Saturday, December 18, 2010

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Stanley Axsom

Betty was born 7Dec1858, died 14Aug1937. she was born & died in Surry Co NC.
she was buried 15aug1937 in Little Richmond Baptist Church Cemetery.
on 13July1880 at age 21 Betty married Samuel Cornelius Axsom, son of Samuel J Axsom & Phoebe Nicholson in Surry CO NC.
Samuel born on 1Aug1862, died 15July1938 age 75. he was born & died in Surry Co NC.
buried 4Aug1938 in Little Richmond Baptist Church Cemetery.
Samuel was a farmer in the Little Richmond community of Surry Co NC. he & Betty were members of the Little Richmond Baptist Church. on the 1900 census they are living in Marsh Twp. household No.6, and she is listed as "Margery" while the name Mary is taken from their joint tombstone. the census also indicates they had 4 children with all 4 children still living. some lists of this couples children shows a son named Andrew but no proof of this has ever been located.
1900 Surry Co Census Marsh Twp house #7
Samuel born Aug1862 age 37 married 19 years farmer born NC
MArgery (Mary E) wife born April 1860 age 40 married 19 years 4 children born 4 children living born NC
Dora J daughter born Aug1862 age 17 single born NC
William N son born May1886 single age 14 born NC
Delila N daughter born June 1892 single born NC
Martin C son born July 1895 age 4 single born NC

they had the following children:
Dora Idela [sic] 1882-1969
William "Nelvin" 1887-1976
Delilah "Lila" U 1892-
Martin Cornelius "Neal" 1894-1978

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