Veterans descendant of Rufus Seaberry
Honoring veterans descendant of Rufus Seaberry (b 1815, Mount Olive, Wayne County, North Carolina)
Photos (3) Add Images
Places mentioned on this page
Connected Pages Add Page
Links Add Link
About this page
Anyone can contribute to this page. Please sign in or sign up—it's free.
There are no facts. Add Fact
Learning a trade
23 Aug 1820 | Brogden, Wayne, North Carolina, USA
aged about six (6) years; Rufus Seaberry is under the tutelage of Henry Best. Rufus, in his later years, would become a self-sufficient tenant farmer within the Wayne/Johnston county area.
Many of his great-grandchildren served their country in WWII, Korea, Vietnam and beyond.
Relocates to Boon Hill
4 Mar 1849 | Boon Hill, Johnston, North Carolina, USA
Spring of 1849, Rufus Seaberry relocated his family to Boon HIll in neighboring Johnston county. His family continued their work as tenant farmers and attended peaceable brush arbor church gatherings when possible. Some local area churches permitted people of color to attend from balcony or dis-conjoined or adjacent structures
4 Dec 1859 | Johnston County, North Carolina, USA
On or about the 4th day of December 1859, Rufus' son Willis Seaberry weds Nancy Powell. Nancy Powell, descendant from the ilk of Stephen Powell -- Stephen Powell & his family are enumerated amongst Johnston county residents during the 1st North Carolina US Census [circa 1790] -- Stephen Powell father of Revolutionary War Veteran Stephen Powell, Jr of Johnston County, North Carolina.