Beaufort County NC

Beaufort County, North Carolina – Wills 1703-1799

A. 1759 ADAMS, JAMES, Mary (wife), James, Dorothy and Winifred. 1759 ALLEN, TIMOTHY, Rebecca (wife), Ephraim, Martha, Prudence, Salathiel, Jeremiah and Elizabeth. 1760 ADAMS, ANN, Kennedy and John. 1761 ALDERSON, JOHN, Ann (wife), Levi and Simeon. 1765 ABBOTT, WILLIAM, Elizabeth (wife), James and Walter. 1783 ADAMS, JOHN, Ann (wife), Dinah. 1790 ARCHBELL, NATHAN, John, Nathan …

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Machapunga Indians

Machapunga Tribe: Said to mean “bad dust,” or “much dirt,” in the native Algonquian language. Machapunga Connections. The Machapunga belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock. Machapunga Location. In the present Hyde County and probably also in Washington, Tyrrell and Dare Counties, and part of Beaufort. Machapunga Villages. The only village named is Mattamuskeet (probably on …

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J. R. Willand

Private, Hdqrs. Co., Depot Div., 8th Regt. Born in Beaufort County, N.C., July 29, 1896; son of A. and Mrs. Mary D. Willand. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Hill, Va., and back to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at …

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A. G. Willis

Private, Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of E. K. and Mrs. Willis. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Kelly Field, to Camp Richfield, Tex., then to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Dec. 31, 1919.

John R. Selby

Messenger, Express. Born in Beaufort County; son of S. T. and Beulah Selby. Entered service April, 1917, at Washington, N.C., and sent to Raleigh, transferred to Portsmouth, detached service. Notified to join service Nov. 11th at Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Raleigh Dec. 19, 1919.

Frank White Miles

1st Sergt., Inf., M. G. Co., 119th Regt., 30th Div.; from Beaufort County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Miles. Husband of Lillian Miles. Entered service at Goldsboro, N.C., June 7, 1917, and sent to Camp Royster, N.C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted 1st Sergt. October, 1918, and transferred to Development …

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Thad H. Hodges

Corpl., Air Service, 5th and 2nd A. S. M.; of Beaufort County; son of S. C. and Virginia Hodges. Entered service Dec. 13, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for Brest, France, March 26, 1918. Promoted to Corpl., June, …

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W. C. Lupton

Sergt., Medical Ambulance 115, 29th Div., 57th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of W. O. and Mrs. Caroline Lupton. Entered service Aug. 3, 1917. Sent to Camp McClellan Sept. 20, 1917. Sailed to Liverpool, Eng., July 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June 6, 1918; to Sergt. Nov. 19, 1919. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, where he was …

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Jehu Gurgaus

Machinist, Bat. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; son of Mr. John and Mrs. L. Gurgaus; of Beaufort County. Entered service June 29, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Was in all battles with 113th until wounded. Gassed at Argonne Forest Oct. 6, …

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Claud G. Gardner

2d Lt., M. G. Co.; of Beaufort County; son of A. B. and Mrs. Frances Gardner. Husband of Mrs. Juanita O’Brien. Entered service April, 1918, at Washington, N.C. Sent to A. & M. College. Transferred to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Hancock. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Oct. 11, 1918. On Reserve O. T. …

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Loris W. Gardner

Musician, Hdqrs. Co., F. A.; County of Beaufort; son of A. B. and Frances Gardner. Entered service July, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France 1918. Fought at Argonne Forest, St. Mihiel, Toul Sector. Returned to USA March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, March, 1919.

J. C. Gaylord

Fireman, 1st Class, Navy Reserve; of Beaufort County; son of Sam and Mrs. Hallie Gaylord. Husband of Mrs. Sallie (Clay) Gaylord. Entered service June 5, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads June 5, 1917. Promoted to rank of 1st Class Fireman Aug., 1918. On U. S. S. “New Jersey” on convoy duty. Made …

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C. C. Deuke

Corpl., Inf., Co. G, 6th Div., 54th Inf.; of Beaufort County; son of J. C. and Mrs. Fannie Deuke. Entered service May 10, 1918, Washington. Sent to Ft. Scrivens, Ga. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France. Promoted to rank of Corpl. June 6, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Alsace-Lorraine. Returned to USA Hoboken, N. J. …

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Lionel R. Cayton

Corpl., Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 324th Reg.; of Beaufort County; son of A. H. and Mrs. Armenta Cayton. Entered service May 24, 1918, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. August, 1918. Fought at …

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Thomas R. Boyd

Elec., 1st class, Radio, U. S. Nav; of Beaufort County; son of Thomas R. Boyd and Mrs. Beulah Boyd. Entered service Jan. 11, 1918, U. S. Radio School, Cambridge, Ma.. Mustered out at Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 28, 1919.

William G. Black

Chauf., Air Service Hdqrs. Co., 1st Reg.; of Beaufort County; son of F. R. and Mrs. M. L. Black. Husband of Mrs. Pauthea Petty Black. Entered service Dec. 12, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Hancock, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Jan. 8, 1918. Fought at Marne and …

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