To Faye, & Betty,
"Kinfolks of Edgecombe Co., NC 1788-1855", Joseph W. Watson, 1969: EC
DB 17-370, dated 28 July 1821: Elvin Joyner was son of Drewry Joyner, Decd.
DB 17-385, Jesse Orrens & wife, Martha, were heirs of Drewry Joiner,
decd. Aug. 28, 1821.
EC DB 17-378, dated, 15 Nov 1821: Division of the land of Lemuel
Joiner, decd. among the legal representatives, to wit: (1) Elizabeth
Joiner; (2) Stephen Howard and wife, Susannah, one of the heirs; (3)
Elvensan Joiner; (4) Jesse Orrens and wife Patsey, one of the heirs.
Source: Tombstone Records of Early Edgecombe 1730-1850, by Ruth
Williams & Margarette Griffin. 1959:
Isham Gay, son of Dempsey Gay and wife Polly Andre, was born on July
26, 1818, and died on February 20, 1897. On December 19, 1838, he
married Sarah Owens, daughter of Jesse and Martha Owens of near
Hookerton in Greene County. She was born on October 18, 1816.