Forsyth County NC

Bryan W. Woollen

Sergt., Co. F, 105th Engineers, 30th Div. Son of J. W. and Mrs. Emma Woollen, of Forsyth County, and husband of Myrtle Woollen. Entered service June 4, 1916, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Camp Greene, then to Camp Sevier, then Camp Mills, and sailed for France April, 1918. Fought in Belgium and France; wounded at …

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Slave Narrative of Aunt Betty Cofer

Interviewer: Esther S. Pinnix Person Interviewed: Betty Cofer Location: North Carolina Date of Birth: 1856 Age: 81 Negro Folk Lore Of The Piedmont. Sources of Information: Aunt Betty Cofer–ex-slave of Dr. Beverly Jones The ranks of negro ex-slaves are rapidly thinning out, but, scattered here and there among the ante-bellum families of the South, may …

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John H. Carter

Private 1st Class, Co. E, 30th Div., 105th Engineers. Son of C. E. and Alice Carter, of Forsyth County. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Was in all engagements with 105th Engineers. Returned to USA April 18, 1919. Mustered …

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Simeon Lee Saylor

Cook, 308th Motor Supply Tr., Co. 7, 83rd.; of Forsyth County; son of Franklin Edward and Sarah Francis Saylor. Entered service Aug. 5, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Sent to Le Mans Hospital April 18, 1919. Returned to USA …

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Biographical Sketch of Miss Mary K. Rogers

(See Cordery and Daniel) Henry Curtis Rogers, born in 1825. Married Louisa Jane Thompson nee Blackburn, born in 1823. She died November 30, 1883 and he died February 3, 1896. They were the parents of: Mary Kinney; Catherine who married Isaac Newton Strickland; Lucy P. who married William Ridge Rogers; Eugene Overby who married William …

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R. B. Alexander

1st Cl. Private, Coast Artty., Co. 2. Born in Forsyth County, May 21, 1897; son of E. L. and N. F. Alexander. Entered service June 1, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., June 1, 1918. Transferred to Ft. Adams, R. I., June 25, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corp., September, 1918. In …

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James Konatsotis

Corpl., M. P. Co., 11th Div. Born in Forsyth County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Konatsotis. Entered service at Albany, N. Y., July 22, 1918. Was promoted to 2nd Lt. in Greek Army. Fought at Pestor, Lahana, Cikis Pegana. Was wounded in left arm and right shoulder. Was awarded liberty medal and three …

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Luster J. Knight

1st Class Private, Marine Corps, 67th Co., 2nd Regt.; of Forsyth County; son of Baxter and Mrs. Eoka Knight. Husband of Mrs. Verna Knight, Livingston, Montana. Entered service March 3, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Port Royal, S. C. Transferred to St. Michel, Haiti, then to Madame Jain Harb at Cape Haitien, Haiti, June …

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F. S. Orrell

Private, F. A., 22nd Batt., 8th Reg. Born in Forsyth County; son of Mr. G. W. and Mrs. Alice Orrell. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Rich Orrell. Entered service August 28, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Hill, Va. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 9, 1918.

George N. Tucker

Private 1st Class, 6th Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 5th Div.; of Forsyth County; son of J. J. and Mrs. Chloe Emmaline Tucker. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Greenleaf, Ga. Sailed for France April 23, 1918. Fought at Sector of the Lakes (Lac Novr) June 21 to …

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G. P. Meadows

Sergt., Med. Corps, Base Hospital No. 65; of Forsyth County; son of C. H. and Mrs. Hessie Meadows. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga., April 1, 1918. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1918. Sailed for France. Landed in USA July 11, 1919, at Hoboken, N. …

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D. George Seampulos

Private 1st Class, 25th Co. Inf.; of Forsyth County; son of David and Mattie Seampulos. Husband of Ruth McClendon Seampulos. Entered service August 24, 1918, at Hampton, Va. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Transferred to Camp Dix, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 7, 1919.

Slave Narrative of Wade Glenn

Interviewer: Miriam Logan Person Interviewed: Wade Glenn Location: Lebanon, Ohio Date of Birth: October 30th Miriam Logan, Reporter Lebanon, Ohio Warren County, District 21 Story of WADE GLENN from Winston-Salem North Carolina: (doesn’t know his age) “Yes Madam, I were a slave-I’m old enough to have been born into slavery, but I was only a …

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Robah G. Tally

Sergt. Exp. Mechanic, 1st Corps Atty. Park, Co. 3; of Forsyth County; son of R. A. and R. R. Tally. Husband of Lillie Tally. Entered service March 21, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 30, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. Aug. 8, …

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