Craven County NC

New Bern North Carolina City Directories

The following directories represent a large collection of New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina directories covering the years of 1911-1963 (not inclusive). These 10 volumes may provide the researcher with valuable data on their New Bern ancestors such as specific address, occupation, business name. As we can we will supplement this list of ours with additional

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Thomas C. Daniels

1st Lt., Inf., Co. C, 5th Div., 6th Regt.; of Craven County; son of Thomas and Mary Daniels. Husband of Mrs. Josie Smith Daniels. Entered service Aug. 15, 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Feb. 27, 1918. Fought at Chateau-Thierry, St. Die, Naumont. He

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Dewey P. Dixon

Private, 1st Class, Air Service, Btry. B, Casual Detachment; of Craven County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Mary F. Dixon. Entered service June 22, 1916, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed to British Islands April 27, 1917. Entitled to wear war chevron, one gold foreign

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H. E. Gaskin

Private, 1st Class, Artly., Batry. A, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Craven County; son of W. F. and Mrs. Ida Gaskin. Husband of Mrs. Leona Gaskin. Entered service July 25, 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France. Fought at St. Mihiel drive and Argonne Forest. Mustered out at

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Isaac E. Brooks

2nd Lt., Inf., Co Hdqrs., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Craven County; son of S. W. and Fannie C. Brooks. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas; from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Was in all engagements

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Bear River Tribe

Bear River Indians. A tribe mentioned by Lawson (Lawson, North Carolina, 383, 1860) as living in North Carolina in 1701, and having then a single village, Raudauquaquank, with 50 warriors.  According to Hawks (Hawks, History of North Carolina, 1858-59) they lived in Craven County, probably on a branch of the Neuse.

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R. W. Ross

1st Lt., M. G. Co. F, 157th Div., French Regt., 371st Inf. Born in Craven County; son of E. C. and Mrs. Sudie Ross. Husband of Mrs. Maie Ross. Entered service May 15, 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for St. Nazaire, France, April

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Edwin G. Hill

Yeoman 1st Class, U. S. N. R. F.; of Craven County; son of Charles B. and Clare Hill. Entered service May 22, 1918, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C., July 25, 1918. Served in U. S. Naval Clothing Factory, Navy Yard, Charleston, S. C., from July 26, 1918, to June 2, 1919. Transferred

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W. H. Moring

Wagoner, Hdqrs. Troop, 81st Div.; of Craven County; son of W. H. and Mrs. M. Moring. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die, Vosges Mtns.

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R. B. Fulford

Lt., U. S. N. R. F.; of Craven County; son of Walter and Mrs. Florence Fulford. Husband of Mrs. Miriam Fulford. Entered service July 4, 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Transferred to U. S. S. “Alabama,” then to U. S. S. “Wyoming.” Sailed for St. Nazaire, France. Detached from the

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Coree Tribe

Coree Indians. A tribe, possibly Algonquian, formerly occupying the peninsulas of Neuse river, in Carteret and Craven counties, North Carolina. They had been greatly reduced in a war with another tribe before 1696, and were described by Archdale as having been a bloody and barbarous people. Lawson refers to them as Coranine Indians, but in

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