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Re: Russell - Wade families
Posted by: John Fox (ID *****1791) Date: January 22, 2006 at 20:44:54
In Reply to: Re: Russell - Wade families by Jessica Lewis of 637

Hello Jessica,

Below is what I have on the your family:

1 James Bartley "Tobe" WRENN
Birth:       7 August 1861
Death:       1930
Father:       James L. WRENN (1827-1897)
Mother:       Harriette CARVER (1848-)

The marriage license states that they were married at the home of Mrs.
Dickerson, Mother of the bride in Roxboro,NC by J.J.Brooks, Justice of the
peace. Witnesses were Stephen Clayton, John Ragan and Lewis Tatum. (Lewis
Tatum married her sister, Elizabeth Faney (?) Dickerson.) J. D. Clayton
applied for the license.

Spouse:       Delilah Jane "Jeannie" DICKERSON
Birth:       16 June 1861, Person County, North Carolina
Death:       18 February 1932
Father:       James L. DICKERSON (1819-1874)
Mother:       Mary Ann WRENN (1831-1887)
Marr:       1 November 1882, Person County, North Carolina

Children:       Emma J. (1883-1969)
       Charles Albert (1886-1951)
       Sarah "Addie" (Twin) (1889-1956)
       Susan Ann "Annie" (Twin) (1889-)
       Mary Frances "Fannie" (1892-)
       James Oscar (1894-1962)
       Sidney Thomas (1897-)
       Millie Evie (1899-)
       Mabel (1902-1986)

1.1 Emma J. WRENN
Birth:       29 August 1883
Death:       16 January 1969

Spouse:       William Jones "Billie" HUFF
Birth:       15 May 1883, Person County, North Carolina
Death:       4 November 1922, Person County, North Carolina.
Father:       Lucious Daniel HUFF (1851-)
Mother:       Elizabeth GENTRY (1856-)
Marr:       Person County, North Carolina

1.2 Charles Albert WRENN
Birth:       17 August 1886
Death:       29 August 1951
Burial:       Mill Creek Cemetery

1.3 Sarah "Addie" WRENN
Birth:       27 September 1889
Death:       5 December 1956
Burial:       Mill Creek Cemetery

1.4 Susan Ann "Annie" WRENN
Birth:       27 September 1889

1.5 Mary Frances "Fannie" WRENN
Birth:       April 1892

1.6 James Oscar WRENN
Birth:       22 April 1894
Death:       21 April 1962
Burial:       Mill Creek Cemetery

Spouse:       Bettie Pearl DICKERSON
Birth:       27 July 1902
Death:       1 December 1954
Father:       Henry Davis DICKERSON (1867-1947)
Mother:       Eliza Katie SNOW
Marr:       19 August 1917, Person County, North Carolina

Children:       James Arthur (1919-)
       Effie Maude (1922-)
       John Wallace (1925-1994)
       Katie Elizabeth (1931-)
       Alice Cornelia (1934-)

1.7a Sidney Thomas WRENN*
Birth:       January 1897

Spouse:       Maggie Dee CARVER
Father:       Reel Calvin CARVER
Mother:       Mary Jane "Jennie" BROOKS
Marr:       18 July 1909

Children:       Evelyn Inez (1910-)
       Vance Thomas (1911-)
       Sidney Thomas (1914-1918)

Other spouses:       Pearl WRENN

1.7b Sidney Thomas WRENN* (See above)

Spouse:       Pearl WRENN
Father:       William Warren, Jr. WRENN (1868-1934)
Mother:       Minnie M. PLEASANT (1874-1923)
Marr:       18 February 1917

Children:       Frances

Other spouses:       Maggie Dee CARVER

1.8 Millie Evie WRENN
Birth:       October 1899

Spouse:       William Robert WADE
Father:       Benjamin Cornelius "Neal" WADE (1836-1915)
Mother:       Nancy Margaret "Nannie" GENTRY (1857-1898)

1.9 Mabel WRENN
Birth:       24 November 1902
Death:       16 August 1986
Burial:       Mill Creek Cemetery

Spouse:       Arthur Cornelius WADE
Birth:       27 June 1898
Death:       14 November 1977
Father:       Benjamin Cornelius "Neal" WADE (1836-1915)
Mother:       Nancy Margaret "Nannie" GENTRY (1857-1898)

I would really like to know more about your line, as that may provide more clues on the family at large. I do feel that all of these early Wrenns were from a common ancestor. I have the Wrenn/Renn lineage from my great-grandmother, Mary Jane Wrenn who was wife to Nathan Fox.

Best regards,

John Fox
Winston Salem, NC

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