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James Benjamin Dulaney, Son of Thomas and Ann Dulaney was born August 16, 1748 in Dublin County, NC

He Married Rachel Murrow, daughter of John and Sarah Murrow, November 10, 1776. They had 9 children.

(1. John) (2. Ann) (3. Thomas)

(4. Benjamin) (5. Sarah) (6. Beverly Allen)

(7. William) (8. Daniel) (9. Helen Newton)

James Benjamin settled in an area now known as Greenville, Al.... In the Sherling Lake area. He was the first minister in the area.

Parson James Benjamin Dulaney expounded the holy scriptures to the colonists of the Methodist persuasion in his primitive style of the limits of the old pioneer cemetery in Greenville. It was part of the Cedar Creek Circuit. James Benjamin SR. died in Butler County, Al. August 27, 1826. (No Grave Was Ever Found).

His 4th child, Benjamin, Jr. was born November 20, 1785, and married Rebecca Hutchinson in Columbia, SC on November 20, 1814. He moved to South Carolina in 1805, and was admitted as a minister by the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church in 1808. In 1812, He was stationed at ST, Mary's Church in Georgia.

When his father died, he moved to Greenville, Al., where he and fellow minister, Samuel Oliver, were leaders in establishing the Methodist Church. He later moved to Wilcox county, Al. in 1829. He also had a church located on what is now Hwy 10 east of Camden.



Benjamin Jr. and wife Rebecca Hutchinson Dulaney had 11 children

(1. Sarah Jane) (2. Thomas H.) (3. Mary Ellen)

(4. Rebecca Ann) (5. Benjamin Franklin) (6. Francis Asberry)

(7. Henry Preston Cook) (8. Amanda Melvina) (9. John Herbert)

(10. Burrell Hutchinson) (11. Elizabeth Abigail)

Benjamin Sr.'s wife, Rachel, moved to Wilcox County ,Al., with her son after Benjamin Sr. died. She is buried in the family cemetery at Martin Hill on hwy 10 east of Camden. Benjamin Jr. died June 18, 1852, and is buried in the family cemetery. His wife Rebecca (born -1799) died June 13, 1867 and is buried in the City Cemetery in Camden, Al. His first child, Sarah Jane, married Samuel D. Crum in 1831, Which caused her father to disinherit her. The fifth child, Benjamin Franklin married Mary Ridgeway. The sixth child, Francis Asberry married Mary Higginbotham in 1855.

The 7th child, Henry Preston Cook married Sarah A, Fortson on September 21, 1851 at Grant Cove, Carthage, Tx. She died January 12, 1854 at the age of 17. She was the daughter of R, R, & H. Fortson, born May 22, 1835, in Greene County, Al. They had 1 daughter, Amanda M. Dulaney, born August 8, 1852 and died August 22, 1852, at the age of 2 weeks.

Henry Preston Cook Dulaney married his second wife, Myra A. Turner, March 28, 1855 at Carthage, Tx. Myra was the daughter of John B. And M. Turner, born August 12, 1840 and died November 9, 1857, at the age of 17. They had 2 children: !. Myra Turner Dulaney, born October 9, 1857 and died July 24, 1858, aged 10 months; 2. Infant daughter, who was still born on January 12,1856.Henry Preston Cook Dulaney married his 3rd wife, Matilda Rebecca Martin on December 22 1865 at Camden, Al. She was born May 1 1842 to Thomas Martin and Jane Haddox, and she died April 18 1947 in Westfield, Harris County, Tx. They had 4 children.

1. Francis Paul born November 7, 1866 Wilcox County Al.

2. Benjamin born January 31, 1866 Wilcox County Al. Died March 2, 1924 Conecuh County Al.

3. Burrell Hutchinson born February 6, 1871 Wilcox County, Al. Died 1943

4. Thomas Henry Preston born June 18, 1874 Carthage, Tx.



Thomas Henry Preston Dulaney, 4th child of Henry Preston Cook Dulaney and Matilda Rebecca Martin, was married to Rubie Jones on December 21, 1898 at Shelter Church by Rev. George W. Jones. They had 4 children.

1. Sladys born October 18, 1899 Wilcox County, Al.

2. Irma Lee born July 11, 1901, Wilcox County, Al.

3. Rebecca Mae born August 18, 1903 Wilcox County,Al.

4. Edward Preston born January 16, 1905 Wilcox County,Al.

Benjamin Dulaney, 2nd son of Henry Preston Cook Dulaney and Matilda Rebecca Martin, married Margie Anna Holcomb on December 11, 1918 in Conecuh, Al.   They had 3 children.

1. Nellie Anna born Jan 29, 1915 Conecuh County,Al.

2. Maggie Elizabeth born May 9, 1916   Died January 9 1917 Conecuh County,Al.

3. Burrell Cook born November 19, 1917

Benjamin Franklin Dulaney, 5th child of Benjamin and Rebecca Hutchson, married Mary Elizabeth Ridgeway on October 14, 1875. Only child we have on record is William Allen, born September 1857 and died October 2, 1934. William Allen married Mary Antoinette Hill on October 14 1875 in Camden, Al. Mary Antoinette Hill was the daughter of Josiah A. Hill and Henrietta Gray. William Allen and Mary A. Hill had 7 children:

1. Marion Franklin born May 12, 1876   Died February 4, 1951

2. William Henry born January 26, 1876   Died March 27, 1957

3. John Elwood born November 16, 1879   Died April 13, 1952

4. Dixie Eugenia born July 17, 1881   Died March 21, 1971

5. Finch Elizabeth born August 22, 1884   Died January 28, 1963

6. James Josiah born February 2, 1888   Died July 16, 1965

7. May Antoinette born May 20, 1889

Benjamin Franklin Dulaney died in a Yankee Prison in Vicksburg, Ms.



The 6th child of William Allen and Mary A. Hill,   James Josiah married Amanda Ella Sawyer on January 11 1911. They had 7 children:

1. Vivian Larue born October 14, 1911

2. Havard Olney born January 3, 1913

3. Merle Audell born April 1, 1916

4. Joseph Wilson born September 28, 1918

5. Alyne born April 30, 1921

6. Elroy Keith born July 25, 1927

7. James Benfred born March 13, 1933

Amanda Ella Sawyer was the daughter of Wiley Sawyer and Sarah Fountian. She was born January 11, 1892 and died January 7, 1960. She is buried in Excel, Al.



Marriages of children of James Josiah and Amanda Ella Sawyer:

1. Vivan Larue married Robert Ishmael Wiggins October 1, 1927

2. Havard Olney married Lizzie Mae Vickery March 28, 1936

3. Merle Audel married Woodrow Wilson Watford July 3, 1937

4. Joseph Wilson married Florence Lynam July 15, 1939

5. Alyne married Alvin Melton February 25, 1950

6. Elroy Keith married Paytie Bell McCrory February 8, 1950

7. James Benfred married Elizabeth Ann Robbins February 9, 1957

Alvin Melton died July 15, 1959

Alyne Dulaney Married Pat Coker November 22, 1962


DEATHS:

Vivian Larue Dulaney Wiggins Died Janurary 09, 1990

Havard Olney Dulaney Died December 10, 1990

Joseph Wilson Dulaney Died May 19, 2000


DIVORCES:

Merle Audelle Dulaney Watford -from-Woodrow Wilson Watford

Elroy Keith Dulaney-from-Paytie Bell McCrory in 1964-----Elroy Keith Dulaney married Emily Caroline Foster March 27, 1965


Children of Vivian Larue Dulaney and Robert Ishmael Wiggins

1. Robbie Ruth born November 4, 1931

2. Charles Edward born February 14, 1942


MARRIAGES:

Robbie Ruth married Roy Bernard Morgan December 2, 1950

Charles Edward married Joyce Ann Brown July 20, 1963


Children of Robbie Ruth and Roy Bernard Morgan:

1. Lynda Bernice born July 15, 1951

2. Tony Eugene born December 6, 1952



Robbie Ruth was divorced-from-Roy Bernard Morgan February 24, 1984



Tony Eugene Morgan married Marjorie Ledbetter July 9, 1971

They had 2 children:

1. Steven Bernard born February 9, 1972

2. Joanne Laura born September 23, 1979

Tony Eugene divorced Margorie Ledbetter in 1983

Tony Eugene married Jacqueline McGee Johnson June 17, ??



Lynda Bernice Morgan married Jimmie Dale Spann November 14, 1976

They had 2 children:

1. Heather Leah born April 11, 1982

2. Tamara Lynn born April 11, 1982



Charles Edward Wiggins and Joyce Brown had 1 child:

1. Susan Angela born October 26, 1980



DEATHS:

Robert Ishmael Wiggins Died April 28, 1975

Roy Bernard Morgan Died June 5, 1989

Robbie Ruth Wiggins Morgan Died May 05,1996


Children of Havard Olney Dulaney and Lizzie Mae Vickery

1. Melvin Orney born 19?? Married Helen Fayne Rooker December 19, 1959

They had 3 children:

1. Scott

2. Howard

3. Shaun




DEATHS:

Melvin Olney Dulaney Died August 02, 1997


Children of Merle Audelle Dulaney and Woodrow Wilson Watford:

1. Wiley Jerry born

2. Wilson born

3. Mickey born

4. Pasty born


Mickey Watford married Mary Ellen Bozeman July 30, 1970 They Have 2 children:

1.James M.Watford Jr. born November 28, 1977

2. Rachel Y. Watford


Children of Joseph Wilson (Jay) Dulaney and Florence Lynam:

1. Sandra born March 13, 1947

2. Lynn Born July 29, 19??


Children of Alyne Dulaney and Alvin Melton:

!. James Donald born

2. Joyce Ann born

3, Dorothy Jean born

4. Carson D. born


Children of Elroy Keith Dulaney and Caroline Foster:

1. Kimi Ann born

2. Tammy born

3. Wendy born


Children of James Benfred Dulaney and Elizabeth Ann Robbins:

1. James Eugene born May 19, 1958

2. Mary Elizabeth born October 18, 1962

3. Joseph Robbins born February 24, 1967





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