NOAH WESTBERRY, JR, CSA

(NOAH2, MOSES1) was born 1837 in Wayne Co, Georgia, and died December 04, 1863 in Appling Co, Georgia. He married MARY LOUISA STRICKLAND, daughter of ALLEN STRICKLAND and ELEANOR CHAPMAN. ELEANOR was the daughter of FRANCIS JOHN CHAPMAN and MARY LEIGH. She was born 1837 in Georgia, and died September 17, 1921 in Glynn Co, Georgia.
Notes for NOAH WESTBERRY, JR, CSA:
1860 Census, Appling Co, Georgia.
Noah Westberry, 23; Louisa, 21; Ellen, 5; Moses, 4; Elizabeth, 1.
Noah was killed in a domestic dispute over a dog.
Notes for MARY LOUISA STRICKLAND:
Mary is living with her father, Allen Strickland, in the 1870 census of Wayne Co, Georgia.
1880 Census, Glynn Co, Georgia.
Mary Westberry, 39; Kate, 19-(Keziah); Lulla, 16-(Mary L.); Masora, 13; Georgia, 11; Raetchal, 6.
Buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Glynn Co, Georgia.

Children of NOAH WESTBERRY and MARY STRICKLAND are:
i. ELEANOR WESTBERRY, b. 1855.
ii. MOSES WESTBERRY, b. 1856.
iii. ELIZABETH WESTBERRY, b. 1859.
2. iv. KEZIAH WESTBERRY, b. February 24, 1861, Glynn Co, Georgia; d. September 14, 1947, Wayne Co, Georgia.
v. MARY L. WESTBERRY, b. 1864.
Generation No. 2
2. KEZIAH WESTBERRY (NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born February 24, 1861 in Glynn Co, Georgia, and died September 14, 1947 in Wayne Co, Georgia. She married JOSHUA H. HARPER March 15, 1882 in Glynn Co, Georgia, son of JOSHUA HARPER and ELIZA KNIGHT. He was born August 26, 1860, and died September 23, 1942 in Wayne Co, Georgia.
Notes for KEZIAH WESTBERRY:
*The Jesup Sentinel, Thursday, September 18, 1947.
Mrs. Kate Westberry Harper Succumbs - Mrs. Kate Westberry Harper, 86, wife of Joshua H. Harper, died Sunday a.m. at her home, after an extended illness. Mrs. Harper was born in Brunswick, February 24, 1861, and lived there until she married, moving to Wayne County. She was a member of Little Creek Baptist Church, where she took a very active part until failing health deprived her of these privileges. She lived a useful and active life which should be as an example for her oncoming generation. She was preceded by her husband in death on September 23, 1942. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 o’clock at Little Creek Baptist Church with Rev. E. L. Little officiating, assisted by Rev. D. E. Little and Rev. C. N. Mills. Burial was in the church cemetery with Rinehart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers were Eugene Harper, Stetson Bennett, H. C. Harper, Raybon Bennett, T. B. Harper and Clyde Harper. Honorary pallbearers were George Harper, L. Harper, H. G. Smith, T. E. Dekle, Lewis Rooks, A. J. Hopkins, Henry Horton and John D. Harper. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Nora Rogers, Miami, Fla.; Mrs. Maude Bennett, Little Creek; Mrs. Iva Bennett, Brunswick; six sons, James H. Harper, Harry Harper, Eddie Harper, Ernest Harper, Virgil Harper and Ben Harper, all of Little Creek, thirty-nine grandchildren, sixty-five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. John Webster of Fernandina, Fla.
Notes for JOSHUA H. HARPER:
*1920 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia, January 14.
Harper, J. H., 59, Farmer; Kate, Wife, 59; Vergil, Son, 26, Single; (Living on Little Creek Road)
*1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, Josh H., 67 (Married at 20), Farmer; Kate, Wife, 66 (Married at 19); Virgil, Son, 25, Single; Christine, Granddaughter, 9.
(Living next door to Stetson Bennett)
The Jesup Sentinel, Thursday, September 24, 1942.
Joshua H. Harper Dies Wednesday. Joshua H. Harper, 82, popular and lifelong citizen of Wayne County, passed away at the family residence at Little Creek, late Wednesday afternoon after an extended illness. Mr. Harper engaged in farming ever since young manhood, and resided within a short distance of where he lived all of his life. He was a lifelong member of Little Creek Baptist Church, being quite active in all affairs of this church. He was married to Katie Westberry of Glynn County, March 15, 1882. Survivors include, besides his widow, nine children, six sons and three daughters. The six sons are James H. Harper, Harry Harper, Eddie Harper, Virgil Harper, Ernest Harper and Ben Harper, all of Wayne County; the three daughters, Mrs. Richard Bennett, Wayne County, Mrs. Nora Rogers, Miami, Fla., Mrs. L. F. Bennett, Brunswick; thirty-seven grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren; one brother, James D. Harper, Orlando, Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Anderson, Hortense, Mrs. Sallie Richardson, Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. Liza Love, Savannah, besides a large number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from Little Creek Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at three o'clock. Rev. E. L. Little and Rev. W. B. Feagins will officiate, and interment will be in the church cemetery. Wayne Funeral Home will be in charge.
Children of KEZIAH WESTBERRY and JOSHUA HARPER are:
i. IVA HARPER, m. UNKNOWN BENNETT.
ii. MAUDE HARPER, m. UNKNOWN BENNETT.
iii. NORA HARPER, m. UNKNOWN ROGERS.
3. iv. JAMES H. HARPER, b. December 13, 1882; d. October 13, 1960.
4. v. HARRY HARPER, b. September 10, 1885; d. June 05, 1969.
vi. EDDIE HARPER, b. February 14, 1889; m. NORA; b. Abt. 1902.
Notes for EDDIE HARPER:
*1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, Eddie, 41 (Married at 28); Nora, Wife, 28 (Married at 17), Clicle, Son, 9.
Buried at Little Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery, Wayne Co, Ga.
vii. VIRGIL HENRY HARPER, b. April 22, 1893; d. April 25, 1974.
5. viii. ERNEST H. HARPER, b. April 21, 1895; d. November 09, 1968.
6. ix. BEN HARPER, b. March 13, 1899.
Generation No. 3
3. JAMES H. HARPER (KEZIAH4 WESTBERRY, NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born December 13, 1882, and died October 13, 1960. He married LILLIE H.. She was born January 23, 1889, and died August 31, 1968.
Notes for JAMES H. HARPER:
1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, James H., 50 (Married at 27), Farmer; Lilla, Wife, 42 (Married at 19); Eugene, Son, 20, Single; Margaret, Dau., 11; Willora, Dau., 6. (Living on Little Creek Road)
Buried at Little Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery, Wayne Co, Ga.
Notes for LILLIE H.:
Buried at Little Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery, Wayne Co, Ga.

Children of JAMES HARPER and LILLIE are:
i. EUGENE HARPER, b. Abt. 1910.
ii. MARGARET HARPER, b. Abt. 1911.
iii. WILLORA HARPER, b. Abt. 1914.
4. HARRY HARPER (KEZIAH4 WESTBERRY, NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born September 10, 1885, and died June 05, 1969. He married KATE. She was born December 29, 1891, and died July 10, 1983.
Notes for HARRY HARPER:
*1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, Harry, 44 (Married at 22); Kate, Wife, 38 (Married at 16), Jessie, Son, 21, Single; Harry A., Son, 12; Dortha, Dau., 8; Cothern, Dau., 5; Gladys, Dau., 2.
Buried at Little Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery, Wayne Co, Ga.
Notes for KATE:
Buried at Little Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery, Wayne Co, Ga.

Children of HARRY HARPER and KATE are:
i. JESSE HARPER, b. Abt. 1909.
ii. HARRY A. HARPER, b. Abt. 1918.
iii. DORTHA HARPER, b. Abt. 1922.
iv. COTHERN HARPER, b. Abt. 1925.
v. GLADYS HARPER, b. Abt. 1928.
5. ERNEST H. HARPER (KEZIAH4 WESTBERRY, NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born April 21, 1895, and died November 09, 1968. He married IDA RAY DRURY. She was born September 25, 1892, and died June 17, 1928.
Notes for ERNEST H. HARPER:
*1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, Earnest, 34, Widow; Iona, Dau., 13; Ernie, Dau., 12; Claudine, Dau., 9.

Children of ERNEST HARPER and IDA DRURY are:
7. i. ERNIE RAY HARPER, b. July 11, 1917; d. July 10, 1984, Wayne Co, Georgia.
ii. IONA HARPER, b. Abt. 1918.
iii. CLAUDINE HARPER, b. Abt. 1921.
6. BEN HARPER (KEZIAH4 WESTBERRY, NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born March 13, 1899. He married DORIS. She was born Abt. 1902.
Notes for BEN HARPER:
*1920 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia, January 14.
Harper, Ben, 22, Farmer; Doris, Wife, 18; Sheads, Son, 1 2/12; Eddie, Brother, 31, Married.
*1930 Census, Gardi, Wayne County, Georgia.
Harper, Ben, 31 (Married at 17), Dora, Wife (Married at 16), Theodore, Son, 12; Loretta, Dau., 10.

Children of BEN HARPER and DORIS are:
i. THEODORE HARPER, b. Abt. 1918.
ii. LORETTA HARPER, b. Abt. 1920.
Generation No. 4
7. ERNIE RAY HARPER (ERNEST H.5, KEZIAH4 WESTBERRY, NOAH3, NOAH2, MOSES1) was born July 11, 1917, and died July 10, 1984 in Wayne Co, Georgia. She married NOAH VERDON WESTBERRY, son of CARLOS WESTBERRY and DELLIE WILSON. He was born April 06, 1931, and died June 07, 1998 in Wayne Co, Georgia.
Notes for ERNIE RAY HARPER:
Waycross Journal-Herald, Thursday, July 12, 1984:
MRS. WESTBERRY
JESUP--Mrs. Ernie Ray Westberry, 66, mother of Mrs. Linda Strickland of Waycross, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup after a long illness.
Funeral is today at 4 p.m. at Little Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup.
She is also survived by her husband, Verdon Westberry, Jesup; a son, John Silva, Twin City; two sisters, Mrs. Ione Carter and Mrs. Claudine Crosby, both of Jesup; four grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Notes for NOAH VERDON WESTBERRY:
JESUP - Verdon Westberry, 67, died June 7.
He was born in Wayne County and was a retired employee of Walker LP Gas and Concrete Co. He was the widower of Ernie Westberry.
SURVIVORS: a daughter and son-in-law, Linda S. and Jimmy Strickland of Waycross; a son, John Silva of Ludowici; his mother, Dellie W. Westberry of Jesup; a sister, Aline Vaughn of Jesup; three brothers, Thomas and Avery Westberry, both of Jesup, and Lonnie Westberry of Odum; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Children of ERNIE HARPER and NOAH WESTBERRY are:
i. LINDA S. WESTBERRY, m. JIMMY STRICKLAND.
ii. JOHN SILVA WESTBERRY.


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