DEATHS; BEAUFORT COUNTY, NC, 1913-1963



Jun 3 1913; Lula Gurkins
Parents; W. J. Gurkins, Lucy Woolard

Jan 5 1916; Alice Gurkin
Parents; Hymon S. Gurkin, Sidney Respass

Jan 18 1916; Edward Jr. Gurkins
Parents; Edward Gurkins, Mamie Elliot

May 5 1916; Sarah A. Gurkin
Parents; John Waters, Sallie Woolard

Jun 5 1916; Easter Gurkin
Parents; John Waters, Sallie Woolard

Mar 19 1917; William John Gurkin
Parents; William John Gurkin, Dicy Woolard
Twins:
Mar 19 1917; Dicy Gurkin
Parents; William John Gurkin, Dicy Woolard

May 3 1917; Mary J. Gurkins (Bath)
Parents; W. J. Elliott, Phelessia Cutler

Jun 12 1918; Henrietta Gurkin
Parents; Zion Bridgeman, Sidney Jarvis

Nov 13 1920; Jessie Elsworth (Gurkin?)
Parents; Hymon S. Gurkin, Mary L. Bateman

Jul 11 1922; Charlie Gurkin
Parents; Ed Gurkin, Lillie Hodges

Aug 6 1926; Laura Gurkin (Washington)
Parents; Tatem Taylor, Maria Telfair

Dec 3 1926; Harold W. Gurkins (Pantego)
Parents; Claude Gurkins, Adelaide Duke

Oct 20 193?; Melbourne Holmes Gurkins (Pantego)
Parents; W. M. Gurkins, Callie M. Waters

Jun 9 1933; Geneva Agusta Guirkin (Blounts Creek)
Parents; James W. Barrington, Maggie Brock

Jul 21 1933; Fannie Roena Gurkin (Pantego)
Parents; Marcellus Clark, Francis Richards

Apr 19 1934; Sarah Wiley Gurkin(Washington)
Parents; Rufus Gurkin, Sallie Ann Waters

Aug 29 1937; Hoyt Nelson Gurkin (Pinetown)
Parents; Hoyt Nelson Gurkin, Elizaabeth Gurkin

Sep 7 1040; Edward Hoyt Gurkins (Pantego)
Parents; James E. Gurkins, Henrietta Bridgeman

Nov 12 1940; Horace Edward Gurkin
Parents; Rufus Gurkin, Sallie An Waters

Jan 7 1944; Ida A. Gurkin
Parents; Widley (William Wiley) Gurkin, Harriett Daniels

Feb 23 1944; J. H. D. Gurkin
Parents; Widley (William Wiley) Gurkin, Harriet Daniels

Jul 5 1944; Grace Winfield Gurkin (Washington)
Parents; Elmer Winfield, Eva Caraway

Nov 1(6?) 1946; Margaret Ann Gurkins (Bath)
Parents; E. S. Gurkins, Doris Louise Barrington

Feb 16 1947; Otis Gurkin (Washington)
Parents; John Tayloe Gurkin, Nellie Silverthorne

Jul 1 1947; Edwin Staten Gurkins (Bath)
Parents; Hoyt Gurkins, Mary Harris

Jul 5 1947; Luther Jarvis Gurkins (Pinetown)
Parents; William Wiley Gurkins, Harrett Daniels

Aug 30 1947; William John Gurkins (Pinetown)
Parents; Horace Gurkins, Easter Gurkins

Jan 3 1951; Mary Pauline Gurkin (Washington)
Parents; Iris Waters, Drucilla Boyd

Jan 9 1952; Vada Viola Gurkin
Parents; William M. Gurkin, Callie Waters

Nov 12 1953; Agnes Waters Gurkin (Washington)
Parents; Henry Waters, Lucretia Sheppard

Dec 31 1955; William David Gurkin
Parents; David Gurkin, Francis Williams

Nov 7 1957; Thornton Gurkin (Bath)
Parents; Charlie Gurkins, Leta Clayton

Dec 27 1960; Hubert Jarvis Gurkin
Parents; Harlie Timothy Gurkin, Lillian Florence Waters

Oct 10 1963; Lillian Florence Gurkin
Parents; William Waters, Mamie Lathan


GURKIN DEATHS IN WASHINGTON, NC NEWSPAPERS

1816 April 19. Friday edition of American Recorder, Washington, NC, p 3 column 2. "Was drowned on Monday the 8th instant in attempting to cross Pungo River in a canoe which was upset by the violence of the wind, Mr. William Fortescue and two of the Miss Baleys all of Hyde, and a Miss Gyrkin of Roanoke, who was in Hyde on a visit." [Abstracts of Marriages and Deaths of Extant Washington, NC Newspapers, Bft Co Gen Soc, 1991]

1892 Dec 1. Thursday. page 1 col 7 Washington Gazette
Mrs Wyley Gurkin, Long Acre near Fork Swamp, died last week.



DEATHS IN BEAUFORT COUNTY CHURCH MINUTES

1880 Mary Gurkin Died. [From Excerpts from the Shiloh Free Will Baptist Church, Beaufort County, NC 1865-1983, pages unnumbered, Mount Olive College Collection. Abstracted by John H. Oden III, Pinetown, NC]
I believe this is Mary Harrison Gurkin, wife of William Gurkin. They married in 1830.

March 1910. Henryetta V. Jerkins died a member. [From Minutes of Concord Chapel, Beaufort County, 1849-1912, abstracted by Sybble Smithwick of Belhaven, NC]