Beulah Lillian Barfield

22 May 1909–14 June 1985 (Age 76)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Beulah Lillian

When Beulah Lillian Barfield was born on 22 May 1909, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Henry Barfield, was 35 and her mother, Frances "Fannie" Eliza Moore, was 19. She married Samuel Jacob Joyner on 5 July 1926, in Nashville Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stony Creek Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1985. She died on 14 June 1985, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Samuel Jacob Joyner
Beulah Lillian Barfield
Marriage: 5 July 1926
Lucille Joyner
Mabel Joyner
Edward Lee Joyner
Veta Corinne Joyner
William Randolph Joyner
Samuel Jacob Joyner Jr
Fannie Lillian Joyner
Lula Inez Joyner

Spouse and Children

5 July 1926
Nashville Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States


    Lucille Joyner


    Edward Lee Joyner


    Mabel Joyner


    Veta Corinne Joyner


    William Randolph Joyner


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 9

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, probably from Bardfield in Essex, which is named with an unattested Old English byrde ‘(river) bank’, ‘border’ + feld ‘open land’. The name is still most common in northern Essex. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where barley was cultivated, from Middle English berefeld.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah L Joyner in household of Sam J Joyner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beulah Jayner in household of Samuel Jayner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah L Joyner in household of Sam J Joyner, "United States Census, 1930"

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