Badger Family Bible
These records are from a copy of the original Badger Bible records made
about 1900 by the late Col John Whitford, the Bible then being in the
possession of descendants of Mrs Thomas Badger (Lydia Cogdell). The
Whitford copy is now in the Whitford Collection at the North Carolina State
Department of Archives and History.
Rd Cogdell, 8th July 1724
Ann Cogdell, 1st Sept 1726
Margaret Cogdell, 17th Nov 1728
Hannah Cogdell, 22nd Oct 1730
George Cogdell, 18th Sept 1732
Rachel Cogdell, 8th day May 1734
Mary Cogdell, 7th July 1736
George Cogdell, 22 Nov 1738
Ross Cogdell, 18th Jan'y 1740
Francis Cogdell, 3rd Nov 1744
Abigill Cogdell, 12 Oct 1746
Charles Cogdell, 13th Dec 1748
Sarah Cogdell, 3rd Mch 1751
David Cogdell, 18th June 1753
Richard Cogdell Sr died May 10th on Thursday morning, half past seven
o'clock, aged 62 years, 11 months, 1787.
Ann Stanly, Senior, died 2nd July 1789 on Thursday, aged 35 years, 11
months wanting five days.
This begins with my father Richard Cogdell the eldest child of my
Grandmother. My Grandfather was George Cogdell. He married Margaret Bell.
Ann, born Friday, 7th of September, 2 o'clock in the morning 1753. Baptized
by Mr Reed.
Margaret, born Monday 24th February, 1755, 10 o'clock afternoon.
Phebe, born Friday 8th October, 1756, 4 o'clock in the morning. Baptized by
Michael Smythe and died up Neuse at my fathers.
Richard, born Saturday 9th May, 1758, 12 o'clock at night, baptized by Mr
Reed, Mr Caswell surety.
Sarah, born on Friday 10th January, 1760, 6 o'clock in the morning, and
died on Monday morning 25th inst. Buried in the Churchyard.
Suzannah was born 27th March, 1761, Easter Monday, 11 o'clock at night.
Baptized by Mr Stewart.
Charles was born 27th of April, 1762, Thursday at 2 o'clock, baptized by Mr
Reed, Charles Cogdell surety.
John was born Monday 8th September, 1763 and died the Monday following.
Lydia was born Wednesday 16th January, 1765, 5 o'clock in the morning.
Charles, born Thursday 21st April, 1768, 8 o'clock in the after noon.
By Lydia Cogdell, married July 8th, 1752.
These were the children of Richard & Lydia Cogdell and are entered in this
George E Badger and Mary B Polk were married on the 9th of November, 1826.
Catherine Mallen, daughter of Mary B and George E Badger was born 9th of
August, 1827, between three and four o'clock PM. Baptized by Bishop
Lydia Cogdell, daughter of Mary B and George E Badger was born March 29th,
1829, 10 o'clock on Sunday morning, was baptized by Rev Mr Elliott on
Saturday the 13th of June, 1829, and departed this life on Friday the 19th
of June, 1829.
Death may the bonds of Life unclose,
But can't dissolve my love
Millions of infant souls compose
The family above
Sarah, daughter of G E and Mary B Badger born May 28th, 1833, AM.
Richard Cogdell was born at Beaufort, NC, 8th July, 1724.
Lydia Duncan was born the 27th of March, 1730 in Massachusetts.
John Wright Stanly, son of Dancy and Elizabeth Stanly of Virginia was born
in Charles City County, 18th December, 1742.
Wright Stanly, son of Elizabeth and Dancy Stanly, and brother of John
Wright Stanly was born in Charles City County, Virginia, on the 7th of
Hamilton Stanly Ward died at Newbern, October 1st, 1824.
Rebecca Badger died in Raleigh at Mr Thomas Devereux's, 9th June, 1824, and
buried in Raleigh burying ground.
Let the eternal Lord be praised
The rock on whose defense I rest,
To highest heaven His name be raised
Who me with His Salvation blest.
Departed this life on Sunday the 13th of June at 2 o'clock in the morning
Miss Lydia Allen, aged 17, and on Monday evening following her eldest
sister Frances Julia Allen, aged 19, daughters of Vine and Lydia Allen,
deceased, of Newbern, 1830-Raleigh.
Earth has its due-to Heaven above
Their gentle spirits rise;
And angels chant with songs of love,
Their welcome to the skies.
Departed this life at Newbern, N C on the 11th day of April, 1836, Lydia
Bagder, relict of Thomas Badger, Esq.
James Green was born in the year 1727 in North Carolina.
Thomas Badger, son of Edmond & Lucretia Badger, was born at Windham,
Connecticut on the 27th of June, 1766.
James Cutting was born 2nd of November, 1765 in New York.
Frances Caroline Lawrence was born at Newbern on the 24th day of March, in
the year, 1787, being Saturday.
Vine Allen born 4th October, 1779 in Connecticut.
Thomas Turner October 1748.
Thomas Birming McNean was born 26th June, 1766, and died in December 1786.
The children of Vine and Lydia Foster Allen were born at the times annexed
to their names.
Nancy Stanly, 24th March, 1803
Frances Margaret, 25th September, 1804
James Green, 25th September, 1804
Albert Vine, 23rd October, 1806
Julia Ann, 22 March, 1808
The children of Bela and Susannah Badger were born at the times annexed to
Lucretia Abbey Badger was born 23rd January, 1795.
Hervey Abner Allen, son of Lydia and Vine Allen, born
September, 15th, 1809.
Julia Frances Allen born June 7th, 1811.
Mary Lydia born 20th December, 1812.
Hervey Stanly, son of James G Stanly and Eliz was born 22nd
George born 27th August, 1811.
James born January, 3rd, 1813.
Rebecca Turner, daughter of James and Polly Turner, was born on Wednesday
the 5th of June 1799 in Warrenton, NC.
The children of John Wright Stanly and Ann were born at the times annexed
to their names.
John, Saturday, 9th April, 1774, 4 o'clock in the morning
Ann, Wednesday 8th November, 1775, 10 o'clock in the morning
Lydia, Friday 5th June 1777
Richard Dancy, Wednesday 25th August, AD, 1778
Wright, 29th April 1780
Elizabeth, 23rd July 1781 in Philadelphia
James Green, 2nd July 1783
Margaret Cogdell, 26th Mar, 1787
Thomas Turner, 17th March, 1789
Richard Cogdell and Lydia Duncan were married 8th July, 1752.
John Wright Stanly and Ann Cogdell were married 24th June, 1773.
James Green and Margaret Cogdell were married 21st October, 1777.
Wright Stanly and Susannah Cogdell were married 21st September, 1779.
Richard Cogdell and Nancy Ormond were married in Bath, 1782.
Thomas Badger and Lydia Cogdell were married 6th June, 1793.
John Stanly and Eliza Franks were married...
James S Cutting and Lydia F Green were married 4th February, 1796.
Richard Stanly and Frances Lawrence were married May, 1802.
James Taylor and Ann Stanly were married 1804.
William Ward and Lydia Duncan Stanly were married November, 1807.
John Beckwith and Margaret Stanly were married December, 1807.
Thomas Turner and Margaret Green, widow of James Green, were married 2nd
Vine Allen and Lydia Cutting, widow of James Cutting, were married December
Bela Badger and Susannah Stanly, widow of Wright Stanly, were married
Wednesday 2nd April, 1794.
James Green Stanly and Elizabeth Hervey were married 14th December, 1808.
Elizabeth Ann Badger and Ichabod Wetmore were married January 23rd, 1817 by
Rev Minton Thrift and on Saturday 19th July, left New Berne for
Geo E Badger and Rebecca Turner were married December 24th, being Thursday
Married at the Sand Hills near Fayetteville by the Rev J B Buxton on the
6th of June, 1841, Capt Theophilus Holmes of 7th Regiment US Army, to Laura
Jane Wetmore, daughter of Ichabod and Elizabeth Ann Wetmore.
Married at Fayetteville by the Rev Jarvis Buxton on the 2nd Sept, 1841,
Samuel I Hinsdale of Buffalo, NY to Elizabeth Wetmore, daughter of Ichabod
and Elizabeth Ann Wetmore.
Married at Fayetteville by the Rev Jarvis B Buxton on the 3rd of February,
1842, William G Broadfoot to Frances R Wetmore, daughter of Ichabod and
Elizabeth Ann Wetmore.
The children of Wright Stanly and Susannah his wife, were born on the times
annexed to their names.
Susannah, Tuesday, 1st September, 1782, 4 o'clock in the
Elizabeth Wright, Tuesday 22nd February, 1784, 5 o'clock in
Wright Cogdell, Friday 5th January, 1786
Lydia Duncan, Friday 5th September, 1788
John Wright, Wednesday 13th January, 1791, 11 o'clock in the
The children of James and Margaret Green were born at the times annexed to
Lydia Foster, Thursday 25th November, 1778
John Wright, Friday 8th February, 1781
James Edmondson, Tuesday 28th January, 1782
The children of Thomas Badger and Lydia his wife were born at the times
annexed to their names.
George Edmond, Friday 17th April, 1795
Elizabeth Ann, Thursday 22nd February, 1797
Frances Lucretia, Saturday 4th May, 1799
The children of John and Eliza Stanly were born at the time annexed to
The children of James and Lydia Cutting were born at the times annexed to
Margaret Turner, 19th November, 1796
Leonard Mitchell, 6th March, 1798
The children of Richard and Frances Stanly were born at the times annexed
to their names.
Caroline Catherine, 29th November in the year 1804
Richard Lawrence, 21st April in the year 1808
Both born at New Berne
Frances Stanly, widow of Richard Stanly died January, 1829.
Laura Jane, daughter of Ichabod and Elizabeth Ann Wetmore was born in New
London, Connecticut on the 16th day of October, 1817.
Elizabeth, daughter of Ichabod and Elizabeth Ann Wetmore, born in New
Berne, NC, on Saturday the 6th of March, AD 1819.
Thomas Badger Wetmore was born on the 7th April, 1821 in New Berne.
George Badger, son of Ichabod and Elizabeth Wetmore was born the 18th day
of February, AD 1823 at 2 o'clock in the morning in New Berne.
Frances Rebecca, 4th March, 1825 in Raleigh, daughter of Ichabod and
Elizabeth Wetmore baptized by Bishop Ravenscroft.
Lydia Cogdell, daughter of Ichabod and Elizabeth Wetmore was born 28th
November, 1820 in Raleigh, baptized by the Rev George W Freeman.
William Robards, son of Ichabod and Elizabeth Wetmore was born 8th
November, 1824 in Raleigh, baptized by Rev George W Freeman.
Richard Cogdell Sr, died the 10th May, 1787, aged 63 years.
Ann Stanly, died 2nd July, 1789.
John W Stanly died 1st June, 1789, aged 47 years.
James Green died 17th March, 1784, aged 47 years.
Wright Stanly - 24th January, 1792, aged 40 years, 4 mo 17 days.
Thomas Badger, 10th October, 1799, aged 33 years, 4 mo 4 days.
Thomas Turner, 17 April 1807.
Donum Montford - born 1771
Abram Moody Rupel Allen, born 14th, 1795.
The children of John Wright and Nancy Stanly died at the different times
annexed to their names.
Lydia, 10th November, 1778
Wright, 20th June, 1871
Elizabeth, 23rd July, 1781
The children of James and Margaret Green died at the times annexed to their
John Wright, 2nd July, 1784
James Edmondson, 14th August, 1784
The children of Wright Stanly and Susannah his wife died at the times
annexed to their names.
Susannah, 28th November, 1783
Elizabeth Wright, 26th September, 1785
John Wright, 9th March, 1795
The children of John and Eliza Stanly died at the times annexed to their
The children of James and Lydia Cutting died at the times annexed to their
Margaret, December 27th, 1797
Leonard Mitchell, August 30th, 1798
Nancy Allen died 7th April 1803 aged 15 days, daughter of Vine and Lydia
Frances Margaret Allen, daughter of Vine and Lydia Allen, died 20th
Julia Ann, daughter of Vine and Lydia Allen, died July 20th, 1810.
Harvey Abner died May 12th, 1812.
Lucretia Abbey Badger, daughter of Bela and Susahhan Badger died the 5th
Lydia Cogdell, died the 2nd April, 1806.
Richard Lawrence Stanly departed this life at New Berne October 31, 1822
aged 14 years, 6 months and 10 days.
Our life is ever on the wing,
And death is ever nigh;
The moment when our lives begin,
We all begin to die.
Richard Cogdell, son of Lydia and Richard Cogdell died on the 6th March,
1811, at Baltimore.
Margaret Turner departed this life 17th August, 1812.
Let this vain world engage no more
Behold the gaping tomb;
It bids us seize the present hour;
Tomorrow Death may come.
Oh let us fly, to Jesus fly,
Whose powerful Arm can save;
Then shall our hopes ascend on high
And triump o'er the grave.
Lydia Foster Allen died 20th January, 1813; left four children, the
youngest five months old.
Thomas T Stanly was killed in a duel February 1813, the duel fought in
Virginia. Lewis Henry made his escape to New York, and the body of Thomas
was buried in New Berne burying ground, a promising young man much
lamented, and never to be forgotten. L B.
Susan Foster departed this life January 31st, 1821, aged 59 years, eight
Eliza Ann, daughter of William and Lydia Ward, died in June, aged ten
William Ward departed this life on 19th October, 1821, aged...
James Beckwith, son of John and Margaret Beckwith died at Salisbury October
22nd, 1821, a promising child.
Must friends and kindred droop and die,
And helpers be withdrawn,
While sorrow with a weeping eye,
Counts all our comforts gone ?
Be Thou our comfort, Mighty God,
Our Helper and Our Friend;
Nor leave us in this dangerous road
Till all our trials end.
Frances Lucretia Badger departed this life at Oakville near Warrenton,
October 6th, 1822 at 2 o'clock PM aged 23 years, five months and two days.
Great God, is this our certain doom?
And are we still secure?
Still walking downward to the tomb,
And yet prepared no more?
Frances L Badger's remains are deposited in New Berne burying ground.
Elizabeth Wetmore, daughter of Theophilus and Laura J Holmes was born
Monday the 16th May, 1842, baptized by Mr Everest.
Mary Holmes, daughter of the same, was born December 23rd, 1843 and died
Decembeer 25th, 1843.
Charles Wetmore Broadfoot, son of William G and Frances R Broadfoot was
born Sunday, November 13th, 1843, baptized by Mr Buxton.
George Broadfoot, son of the same, was born 2nd October, 1844.
John Wetmore, son of Samuel I and Elizabeth Hinsdale was born February,
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