Nora Carroll Harrell
- Born: 7 Sep 1894, St. Johns Township, Hertford Co., N.C.
- Marriage: Raleigh Doughtie circa 1912 in North Carolina
- Died: 26 Aug 1946, Hertford Co., N. C. at age 51
- Buried: Murfreesboro, Hertford Co, NC
The 1900 Federal Census for St. Johns Township, Hertford Co., North Carolina, District 54, page 257A, dated June 9, 1900 records Norah Harrell (Sept 1894) living with her parents Elisha W. (Sept 1849 - NC/NC/NC) and Mary E. (Sept 1849 - NC/NC/NC) Harrell and siblings Elisa (Sept 1883), Jack (Aug 1886), Spurgen (Sept 1883), and Sada (Aug 1888). Elisha and Mary have been married for 23 years and have had 6 children all of whom are still living.
Note: Elijah Winston Harrell and Mary Ellen Burden.
The 1910 Federal Census for Mitchells Township, Bertie Co., North Carolina, District 5, page 76A, dated April 23, 1910 records Nora Harrell (15) living with her parents Elijah W. (60 - NC/NC/NC) and Mary E. (58 - NC/NC/NC) Harrell and siblings Ellis (27) and Jack (13). Elijah and Mary have been married for 33 years and have had 7 children of whom 6 are still living. Also in the household is brother-in-law George H. Burden (46).
The 1920 Federal Census for Roxobel Township, Bertie Co., North Carolina, District 6, page 120A, dated January 29, 1920 records E. W. (69 - NC/NC/NC) and Mary (65 - NC/NC/NC) Harrell and the widowed daughter, Janie Minton (39), son Ellis Harrell (35) and Janie's children Ruth Minton (6) and Fred Minton (2 4/12).
The 1930 Federal Census for Roxobel Township, Bertie Co., North Carolina, District 12, page 125B, dated April 17, 1930 records the widow Ellen Harrell (80) living with her son Ellis Harrell (50) and her widowed daughter, Janie Minton (52). Also in the household are Janie's children Ruth Minton (16) and Fred Minton (14).
The WWII Draft Card for James Dewey Doughtie dated May 1, 1946 in Hertford Co., NC records his date of birth as January 14, 1915. The person who will always know his address is his mother, Mrs. Nora Doughtie of Murfreesboro, Hertford Co., NC.
The WWII Draft Card for Oliver Lee Doughtie dated February 16, 1942 in Hertford Co., NC records his date of birth as November 16, 1920. The person who will always know his address is his mother, Mrs. Nora Doughtie of Murfreesboro, Hertford Co., NC.
North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000 from transcriptions:
William Edward Doughtie Birth 1911 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Jr Nora Harrell
Mittie May Doughtie Birth 28 Mar 1914 Bertie Raleigh D Doughtie Nora Harrell
James Dewey Doughtie Birth 14 Jan 1916 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Nora Harrell
John Pershing Doughtie Birth 1917 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Jr Nora Harrell
Bernice Marie Doughtie Birth 1918 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Nora Harrell
Olivia [Oliver] Lee Doughtie Birth 1920 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Jr Nora Harrell
Eura [Edna] Carrol Doughtie Birth 1922 BertieRaleigh Doughtie Jr Norah Harrell
"un named" Doughtie Birth 1924 Bertie Raleigh Doughtie Jr Nora Harrell born June 15, 1924 - died June 16, 1924 (premature birth)
There is a NC Death Certificate for:
Mary Louise Doughtie born April 10, 1914 - died July 10, 1914
Obituary for Edna Doughtie Lewter - January 02, 2004
MURFREESBORO -- Edna Doughtie Lewter, 81, died on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern, N.C., surrounded by family and friends.
She was born in Bertie County to the late Raleigh and Nora Doughtie of Murfreesboro and was the widow of John Lewter.
She was preceded in death by her sister Bernice and her brothers Edward, Dewey [James Dewey Doughtie], J.P., and Oliver (Preacher), and a step-son, Carlton Lewter.
She is survived by three daughters: Penny G. Lewter, of Raleigh, N.C., Pam L. Francis and husband Ron, of New Bern, N.C., Gail Lewter of Nashville, N.C.; one son, Steve Lewter and wife Diane, of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren: Kenny Lewter, Le High, Florida, Brad Lewter, Raleigh, N.C., Corey and Kevin Woodard, Nashville, N.C., Ronda Francis, New Bern, N.C. She is also survived by a stepdaughter, Lynn L. Warren and husband Bob, Murfreesboro, N.C., Terry Lewter Warren and husband, Murfreesboro, N.C., John M. Sheets, Phoenix, Airzona, step great-grandchildren, and step great-great-grandchildren. "Aunt Edna" is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Murfreesboro Baptist Church, and a charter member of Murfreesboro Lioness Club. After years of working in the public she operated a "home" day care until her retirement in 1984.
A funeral service will be held at Murfreesboro Baptist Church, 11 a.m. Saturday, January 3, 2004, with Rev. Ken Compton officiating, burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, N.C. The family will receive friends at Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, N.C. from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, January 2, 2004.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, The Lioness Club of Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro Baptist Church or Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund, New Bern, N.C.
Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, N.C. is serving the Lewter Family.
Nora married Raleigh Doughtie, son of James Raleigh Doughtie and Ella Acree, circa 1912 in North Carolina. (Raleigh Doughtie was born on 16 Jul 1889 in Bertie Co., N.C, died on 23 Oct 1948 in Murfreesboro, Hertford Co, NC and was buried on 24 Oct 1948 in Riverside Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Hertford Co., NC.) The cause of his death was Cerebral Apoplexy.