Chatham County NC

Chatham County, North Carolina – Wills 1784-1799

A. 1784 ASHFORD, WILLIAM, John and Sarah. 1786 ALLEN, WILLIAM, Mary (wife), John and Betsy. 1789 ALSTON, WILLIAM, John J., William C., Oroondates, Mary Ann and Ann. 1795 ANDERSON, JAMES, Martha, Jane, Susanna and Mary, Lewis, Lucy; Holcomb and Henrietta, (sisters). B. 1784 BRASWELL, HENRY, Sarah (wife), Cynthia and William. 1784 BROWDER, ABNER, Wife (not …

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Slave Narrative of Sarah Anne Green

Interviewer: Travis Jordan Person Interviewed: Sarah Anne Green Location: Durham County, North Carolina Age: 78 My mammy an’ pappy wuz Anderson an’ Hannah Watson. We fus’ belonged to Marse Billy an’ Mis Roby Watson, but when Marse Billy’s daughter, Mis’ Susie ma’ied young Marse Billy Headen, Ole Marse give her me, an’ my mammy an’ …

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Slave Narrative of Tempie Herndon Durham

Interviewer: Travis Jordan Person Interviewed: Tempie Herndon Durham Location: 1312 Pine St., Durham, North Carolina Age: 103 I was thirty-one years ole when de surrender come. Dat makes me sho nuff ole. Near ’bout a hundred an’ three years done passed over dis here white head of mine. I’se been here, I mean I’se been …

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Gordon L. Siler

Mechanic, Aviator, Div. 883, Aero Squadron. Born in Chatham County, July 3, 1894; son of A. R. and Nannie Siler. Entered service April 7, 1918, at Siler City, N.C. Sent to St. Paul, Minn. Transferred to Camp Ossie, Minn., from there to Montgomery, Ala., Aviator Depot No. 3. Mustered out at Montgomery, Ala., March 29, …

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Walter J. Kanoy

Private, Inf., Co. D, 167th Reg., 42nd Div. Born in Chatham County, N.C., Oct. 12, 1895; son of C. E. and Jane Kanoy and husband of Allie McCauley Kanoy. Entered the service at Troy, N.C., Aug. 9, 1918, and sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. …

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John G. Herndon

Corpl., Co. F, 18th Div., 35th Inf.; of Chatham County; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Herndon, and husband of Lena May Herndon. Entered service May, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Fort Thomas. Transferred to Arizona, then to San Antonio, Texas. Served on Mexican border 16 months. Was in one battle on Mexican …

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Clyde C. Headen

Corpl., Artly., Truck Co. No. 6, 1st Corps Artly. Park. Born in Chatham County, N.C., May 24, 1891; son of I. B. and Sallie Perry Headen. Entered the service at Siler City, N.C., March 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 22, 1918. Promoted …

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J. G. Goldston

Sergt., Batry, 316, Q. M., 27th Div.; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Goldston; of Chatham County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Johnson, Fla., then to Camp Stuart, Va. Overseas to France June 29, 1918. Served six months with the Army of Occupation. Returned …

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John M. Edwards

Private, 1st Class., Inf., Co. L, 31st Div., 124th Regt.; of Chatham County; son of Jno. and Sally Edwards. Entered service July 10, 1917, at Bear Creek. Sent to Camp Wheeler. Mustered out at Camp Wheeler. Dec. 8, 1918.

James Norwood Eubanks

Private, M. G. Btn., 2nd Co. Born in Chatham County Sept. 29, 1895; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Eubanks. Entered the service May 28, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., December, 1918.

Charles C. Davis

Private, Inf., Co. K, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Davis; of Chatham County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Pittsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June …

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