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Samuel L Secrest

Samuel L Secrest

Michelle Secrest (View posts)
Posted: 1026798640000
Classification: Query
I am the granddaughter of Samuel Secrest born 4-13-18. Is anyone else related to him or have any information on him?

Re: Samuel L Secrest

larry beane (View posts)
Posted: 1028868356000
Classification: Query
Surnames: secrest, berry, russ, eller
Where was he from, and was this 1918 or 1818?

Here is the Secrests I have.


1. Jacob Lee SECREST was born in Jun 1842.
He was married to Delania "Lena" or "Lerma" MOODY. Delania "Lena" or "Lerma" MOODY was born in May 1842 in Burke County, NC. She was born about 1852 in Tennessee??. She died on 24 Jul 1925 in Burke County, NC. She was also known as Lenna. Children of Jacob Lee SECREST and Delania "Lena" or "Lerma" MOODY were:

+2 i. Samuel "Sam" SECREST.
+3 ii. General Lee SECREST.
+4 iii. Lena ? SECREST.
+5 iv. Martha Anne "Mattie" SECREST.
6 v. SECREST was born on 9 Dec 1875. She died on 30 Jul 1960.


2. Samuel "Sam" SECREST was born about 1879 in NC. He appeared on the census.
Sam was married to Rosie, Rosa, or Rosa Lee RUSS 1 Feb 1902, p.63 in Burke County, NC. Rosie, Rosa, or Rosa Lee RUSS died in 1902 in Child Bed Fever. Children of Samuel "Sam" SECREST and Rosie, Rosa, or Rosa Lee RUSS were:

+7 i. Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY.

He was married to Ella (Census wife 1910??) BOLLICK on 3 Jan 1906 in Burke County, NC. Children of Samuel "Sam" SECREST and Ella (Census wife 1910??) BOLLICK were:

9 ii. Leslie SECREST was born in 1907.
10 iii. Burl SECREST was born in 1909.
11 iv. may SECREST.
+12 v. eva SECREST.
13 vi. "doc" Garrison SECREST.
Samuel "Sam" SECREST may have been married to 3-4 more times.

3. General Lee SECREST was born in 1875. He died in 1960. He was married to Adelaide "Addie" BERRY before 1902.

4. Lena ? SECREST died on 4 Jun 1862. She was born on 13 Dec 1862. She was married to Martin Bascom BERRY before 1886. Martin Bascom BERRY was born on 7 Jan 1856. He died on 14 Dec 1937.

5. Martha Anne "Mattie" SECREST was born on 25 Jun 1865 in Burke County, NC. She died on 20 Jan 1943 in Burke County, NC. She was adopted in Martha adopted sister's L. R. Berry after Rosa died at LRs birth.

She was married to William Pinkney BERRY before 1902. William Pinkney BERRY was born on 15 Oct 1863. He died on 6 Sep 1941. He was adopted. Children of Martha Anne "Mattie" SECREST and William Pinkney BERRY were:

+14 i. Lula Adollas BERRY.
15 ii. Infant BERRY was born in 1893.
+7 iii. Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY. adopted


7. Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY was born on 20 May 1902. He was born in 1904 in Burke County, NC. He died on 26 Sep 1982. He was adopted. He was adopted in Samuel Secrests gave Lawrence to William and Martha Anne Berry after Rosa's Death. He was described as Photo about 1929-1930.

He was married to Minnie Hester ELLER. Minnie Hester ELLER was born in 1904. She died about Aug 1935. Children of Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY and Minnie Hester ELLER were:

+16 i. LIVING.
17 ii. living BERRY.
18 iii. nonliving BERRY.

He was married to Myrtle HUFFMAN in 1935 in Cherokee County, SC. Myrtle HUFFMAN was born in 1916 in Catawba County, NC. She died in 1966 in Catawba County, NC or NC Baptist Hospital. She was also known as Known to Larry as Grandma Berry and indeed was a Grandma by Marriage. Children of Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY and Myrtle HUFFMAN were:

19 i. living BERRY.
20 ii. living BERRY.
21 iii. living BERRY.
22 iv. living BERRY.

He was married to Eula about 1966. Eula resided Snead, Tn.. Lawrence Roosevelt BERRY and Eula had no known children.

12. eva SECREST.

Eva SECREST married late about 35 yo
Children were:

23 i. wayne SECREST.
24 ii. junior SECREST.
25 iii. girl SECREST was born

14. Lula Adollas BERRY.

She was married to SMITH. Lula Adollas BERRY and SMITH had no known children.
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