James Edward Whitfield


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James Edward Whitfield

  • Born: 4 Mar 1883, North Carolina
  • Marriage: Mary Elizabeth Wortham circa 1924
  • Died: 23 Nov 1975, Franklinton, Franklin Co., NC at age 92
  • Buried: 25 Nov 1975, Fairview Cemetery. Franklin, NC

bullet   Cause of his death was Myocardial Infarction.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for Franklinton, Franklin Co., North Carolina, District 41, page 57A, dated June 1, 1900, records James E. Whitfield (March 1883) living with his parents John H. (July 1854) and Leah J. (June 1857) and siblings Mary E. (Jan 1881) and Nellie (Aug 1889). John is a carpenter as is his father who is living next door. Interestingly, James will become and carpenter as well.

See general facts for his father-in-law, Benjamin B. Wortham, for 1930 census facts. James continues to live with his parents as recorded by the 1910 and 1920 Federal Census.

bullet  Medical Notes:

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: James Edward Whitfield
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 92
Birth Date: 4 Mar 1883
Birth Place: North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 23 Nov 1975
Death Location: Franklinton, Franklin
Spouse's name: Mary Wortham
Father's Name: J H Whitfield
Mother's Name: Leah Coope
Residence: Franklinton, Franklin, North Carolina


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Carpenter.


James married Mary Elizabeth Wortham, daughter of Benjamin Britt Wortham and Rosa Parkerson Forster, circa 1924. (Mary Elizabeth Wortham was born on 9 Apr 1889 in Vance Co., N.C. and died on 25 Mar 1976 in Louisburg, Franklin Co., NC.)

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