Free-Issue Death Certificates: ARMWOOD
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Penny Armwood. Died 27 Apr 1925, Little Coharie township, Sampson County. Resided 4 miles south of Roseboro. Widow of Henry Armwood. Black. Born 1 Sep 1829 in Sampson County to Richard Armwood and Mary Faircloth, both of North Carolina. Buried W.R. McKenzie Col. Cem. Informant, James Armwood.
Penny’s husband Henry appears as a 16 year-old in the household of John and Susan Armwood in the 1850 census of the Northern Division of Sampson County.
Martha Armwood. Died 7 May 1927, Faison, Duplin County. Colored. Widow of William Armwood. Born 16 May 1831 to Jim Simmons and Winnie Medley, both of NC. Buried in Sampson County. Informant, Everett Armwood, Faison.
Eleven year-old Martha Simmons appears in her parents James and Winney Simmons’ household in the 1850 census of Northern Division of Sampson County.
Kilbey Armwood. Died 2 Feb 1855, Faison, Duplin County. Colored. Widower. Farmer. Born 5 Feb 1855 in Sampson County to William Armwood and Martha Brewington. Buried family cemetery in Faison. Informant, Almond Armwood, Faison.
William (26) and Martha Armwood (21) appear in the 1860 census of Turkey township, Sampson County with children, including Mary Ann (1).
William Armwood. Died 23 Oct 1926, Faison, Duplin County. Colored. Age 97 years, 6 months, 7 days. Married to Martha Armwood. Farmer. Born in Sampson County to Major Armwood and Liza Armwood. Buried in Duplin County. Informant, Wilsy Armwood, Faison.
In the 1850 census of the Northern Division of Sampson County: Major (53), Eliza (42) and William Armwood (14).
Polly Ann Simmons. Died 5 July 1940 at Duke Hospital, Durham. Resided in Clinton, Sampson County. Indian. Widow of Cisroe Williams Simmons. Born 1 May 1856 in Sampson County to William Armwood and Mattie Simmons. Informant, E.J. Simmons, Clinton.