Cleveland County NC

Cleveland County North Carolina Colored Apprentices

A list of Colored Apprentices that have been indentured in the County Court of Cleveland County since May 1866 Underage children who were not or could not be supported by their parents or were orphans were apprenticed by Freedmen’s Bureau officials to persons who would be responsible for their upbringing and welfare. North Carolina Cleveland …

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Biography of Arthur Bourne Smith Ph. B., B. L. S.

Arthur Bourne Smith, Ph. B., B. L. S. The degree following Mr. Smith’s name means Bachelor of Library Science. He is librarian for the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan. That position he has held since 1911 and is a librarian of wide experience and has done much to make the library at Manhattan accessible …

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Ernest S. Putman

Private 1st Class, Engrs., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Cleveland County; son of Eli and Julie Putman. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Shelby, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France April, 1918. Fought at St. Quentin, Meuse-Argonne, Cambrai, Ypres. Gassed at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1919. Sent to …

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Samuel M. Poston

1st Class Private, Co. F, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Cleveland County; son of P. B. and Mrs. Eugenia Poston. Husband of Isabel Poston. Entered service Sept. 8, 1917, at Shelby, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. …

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John Lowery

Corpl., Co. I, 28th Inf., 1st Div. Born in Cleveland County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lowery. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., from there was sent to Ft. Ringo, Texas. Sailed for France June 14, 1917. Fought in all battles with 1st Div. Arrived in USA April 12, 1919. Mustered out …

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Franklin H. Glenn

Cook, Co. 4, 306th Supply Train; son of J. S. and Mrs. L. Glenn; of Cleveland County. Entered service Nov. 17, 1917, at Shelby, N.C., sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 9, 1918. Returned to USA June, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 9, 1919.

Palmer D. Fulton

Private, 144th Machine Gun; son of J. D. and Margaret Fulton; of Cleveland County. Husband of Emma Fulton. Entered service July 22, 1918, at Kings Mountain, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Nov. 10, 1918. Returned to USA April 17, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April …

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Cleveland County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Cleveland County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Adams …

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