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George Washinton Venters, Sr (son of Benjamin Venters and Sarah Ann Smith)451 was born 08 Aug 1811 in Pitt County, North Carolina, and died 07 Jun 1904 in Pitt County, North Carolina. He married Sophia Ann Buck on 30 Aug 1830 in Beaufort County, North Carolina, daughter of Richard Buck and Mary Ann Cannon.

 Includes NotesNotes for George Washinton Venters, Sr:
1850 Buck's District, Pitt County, North Carolina born aug 8 1811, son of benjamin and sarah ann
894/900
Washington Ventris, 39, m, farmer, 1350, b NC
Sophia A, 38, f, b NC
Benj. A., 14, m, b NC
Geo W., 12, m, b NC
Sophia E., 10, f, b NC
Gillany, 8, f, b NC
Jno C., 6, m, b NC
Julia F., 4, f, b NC
Augusta, 2, f, b NC

1860 Swift Creek Township, Pitt County, North Carolina
1386/1350
G. W. Venters, 48, m, farmer, 15200, 5000, b NC
Gillany, 17, f, b NC
J. F., 14, f, b NC
Augusta, 12, f, b NC
Stephen Kite, 60, m, laborer, b NC

1870 Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina
21/21
G. W. Venters, 60, m, w, farmer, b NC
Rachel, 45, f, w, keeping house, b NC, cannot read or write

1880 Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina
Washington VENTRES, Self, Married, male, white, 69, b NC, Farmer, father b NC, mother b NC
Reachel VENTRES, Wife, Married, female, white, 60, b NC, Keep House, father b NC, mother b NC
Rose GRIMES, Other, Single, female, black, 12, b NC, Farm Laborer, father b NC, mother b NC

1900 Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina
226/226
George Venters, head, w, m, Aug 1811, 89, married 60 yrs, b NC, father b NC, mother b NC, Invalid
Rachel, wife, w, f, May 1815, 85, married 60 yrs, 3 children, 3 living, b NC, father b NC, mother b NC
Sallie Greene, daughter, w, f, Apr 1840, 60, widow, 3 children, 2 living, b NC, father b NC, mother b NC, Servant

Transcript of the Venter's family bible:

VENTERS FAMILY BIBLE

(Front and back of the large Bible completely torn off and pages frayed; no publisher or publishing date available. Bible owned by Mrs. Frony Gaskins, 82, Black Jack, N.C., daughter of George Washington Venters and Mary Eliza Stokes; youngest sister of Henry C. Venters. Copied by Mildred deWeir Smith, July, 1961)

MARRIAGES
George W. Venters and Sophia Buck was m. August 30th 1830
Sophia E. Venters an Slade Venters was marid December the 24th 1858
Ed Stoks and Augusta Venters was Marid January the 4, 1866
B.H. Venters and Marthy A. Adams Marid February 28, 1868
Gisland Venters & Blunt Stoks Marid in 1867
George W. Venters and Mary A. Stoks was Marid May 11, 1865
W.A. Venters and Sarah A. Mills was married Dec. 6, 1899
Lover Malisy Venters, Dauter of B.L. (B.F.?) Venters, & Marthey his wife born February the 7, 1868
Magey Virginia Venters born March 29, 1869
Lener (Fener?) Lee Venters Born Febuary 16, 1871

BIRTHS

George Washington Venters Son of Benjamin & Sarah his wife was born AD August the 8th 1811
Sophia A. Buck, daugter of Richard & Ann his wife was born AD March the 5th 1812
Sarah Ann Venters daugter of George & Sophia his wife was born AD April the 24th 1831
Perlina Venters daugter of George and Sophia his wife was born AD February 2nd 1833
Benjamin Frank Venters was born AD November 27th 1835
George Washington Venters was born AD August 1st 1838
Sophia Elizabeth Venters was born AD April 31st 1840
Galana Venters was born AD September 13th 1841
John Caswell Venters was born AD October 24th 1843
Julia Frances Venters was born AD December 4th 1845
Augusta Venters was born AD April 28, 1848

DEATHS

Sophia An Venters wife of G.W. Venters dide Augus the 20 AD 1858
John C. (I??) Venters Sone of G.W. and Sophia Venters was kill the 1 day of January 1855
George W. Venters Died AD March 7th 1903Mary E. Venters Died AD Aug. 16th 1917
John C. Venters Sone of G.W. and Sophia Venters was Kill the First daye of January 1855
Perlina Venters dearter of G.W. an Sophia Venters dide May 1848
George W. Venters Died July 7th 1904
Sarah Ann Baxley died Apr. 1, 1906
W.A. Venters Died Aug. 27, 1955

(THIS BIBLE RECORD was located by The Pitt County Family Researchers and given to Doug Stokes by Mrs. Louise Venters Buck.)

In 1835, George received 800 acres of land in Pitt County from his father, Benjamin. After the death of his wife, Sophia, George married Rachel Gwaltney born 1825 and daughter of Lewis Gwaltney.


More About George Washington Venters:

Census 1: 1850, Living in Buck's District, Pitt County, North Carolina

Census 2: 1860, Living in Swift Creek Township, Pitt County, North Carolina

Census 3: 1870, Living in Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina

Census 4: 1880, Living in Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina

Marriage Notes for George Venters and Sophia Buck:

William Ellison Clerk, NC Marriage Bonds

More About George Venters and Sophia Buck:

Marriage: August 30, 1830, Beaufort County, North Carolina



In 1835, George received 800 acres of land in Pitt County from his father, Benjamin. After the death of his wife, Sophia, George married Rachel Gwaltney born 1825 and daughter of Lewis Gwaltney.

Married Sophia A. Buck about 1858 in Pitt, dau of Richard Buck and Mary Cannon Married 2nd to Rachel Gwaltney, dau of Lewis Gwaltney ??Mary E. Venters on 1 oct 1903 seeking dower as widow of George W. Venters. children:Mary L . Buck, wife of John R. Buck; Nettie E. Savage, wife of C. T. Savage; Victoria Harris, wife o f Frank Harris; Sophronia Gaskins, wife of Furney Gaskins; George W. Venters Jr; H. C. Venter s; W. A. Venters



Below is reference to the marriage bond of G.W. Venters, which is in the ECU MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION. The newspaper reference, included below the bond, obviously had his age wrong.

MARRIAGE BOND IN ECU MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION, WM. FLEMING LITTLE PAPERS, REF. 316.1.

TEXT: STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TO ANY REGULAR MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL, HAVING THE CURE (CARE?) OF SOULS, OR TO ANY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE OF THE COUNTY OF BEAUFORT, GREETING: WHEREAS THE PREREQUISITES OF THE LAW HAVING BEEN COMPLIED WITH--THESE ARE THEREFORE, TO AUTHORIZE AND EMPOWER YOU, TO CELEBRATE THE RITES OF MARRIAGE BETWEEN WASHINGTON VENTERS AND SOHPIA ANN BUCK OF THE SAID COUNTY; AND THEM THE SAID WASHINGTON AND SOPHIA ANN BEING SO JOINED TOGETHER IN HOLY MATRIMONY PRONOUNCE MAN AND WIFE ACCORDING TO THE USAGES OF YOUR CHURCH; AND THIS SHALL BE YOUR SUFFICIENT LICENSE FOR SO DOING. WITNESS WILLIAM ELLISON, CLERK OF THE COURT OF PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE SAID COUNTY, THIS 22ND DAY OF AUGUST 1831 AND THE LV YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF SAID STATE.

WM. ELLISON, CLERK

Note that in the Venters Family Bible, the marriage date is AUG. 30, 1830. The marriage bond is dated 22 AUGUST 1831.


THE DAILY REFLECTOR (Greenville, NC), SATURDAY JULY 9, 1904:

"DIED.

G.W. VENTERS, SR. OF CHICOD TOWNSHIP AGED 96 YEARS DIED THURSDAY NIGHT. HE WAS THE OLDEST MAN IN THE COUNTY."




More About George Washinton Venters, Sr:
Date born 2: 08 Aug 1811, Pitt County, North Carolina.
Census 1: 1850, Living in Buck's District, Pitt County, North Carolina.
Census 2: 1860, Living in Swift Creek Township, Pitt County, North Carolina.
Census 3: 1870, Living in Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina.
Census 4: 1880, Living in Chicod Township, Pitt County, North Carolina.

More About George Washinton Venters, Sr and Sophia Ann Buck:
Marriage: 30 Aug 1830, Beaufort County, North Carolina.

Children of George Washinton Venters, Sr and Sophia Ann Buck are:
  1. +Julia Francis Venters, b. 04 Dec 1845, Pitt County, North Carolina452, d. 30 Aug 1925, Green County, North Carolina452.
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