Halifax County NC

Jamie E. Brown

Private, 1st class, Co. I, 1st Div., 28th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of B. and Sallie Brown. Husband of Mrs. Lula Brown. Entered service April 16, 1917. Enlisted at Raleigh. Sent to Ft. Scrivens, Ga. Transferred to Camp McAllen, Texas, then to Hoboken. Sailed for France June 17, 1917. Fought at Alsace-Lorraine, Cantigny. Wounded …

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Halifax 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 Halifax County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Barnes …

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Russell L. Hale

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of T. F. and Mrs. Laura Hale. Husband of Mrs. Lizzie Hale. Entered service July 19, 1917, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 18, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Martin River, Oct. 18, 1918. …

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Earnest Chance

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. E, 119th Reg., 30th Div.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Mrs. Lillie Darden Chance. Entered the service at Weldon, N.C., Sept. 19, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed …

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Charlie Chance

Private 1st Class, Baty. D, 7th F. A., 1st Div.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Mrs. Lula Chance. Entered the service at Weldon, N.C., Aug. 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 10, 1919.

Walter J. Kee

Private 1st Class, 156th Depot Brig.; of Halifax County; son of A. J. and Sarah Kee. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 18, 1919.

Horace C. Goers

Private, 1st Class, In., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of F. and Sarah Goers. Husband of Mrs. Catherine Smith Goers. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought in all the …

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M. C. Allen

Wagoner, Infantry, Supply Co., 30th Div., 120th Reg. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Allen. Entered the service April 25, 1917, at Rosemary, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France. Fought in all engagements with 120th Regiment. Returned to USA April, 1919, and was mustered …

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Charlie M. Rice

Private 1st Class, Artly., Bat. F, 81st Div., 318th F. A. Born in Halifax County; son of Nelson and Mrs. Edith Bell Rice. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson May 27, 1918. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y., July 23, 1918. Sailed for France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, …

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A. D. Lyerly

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of C. A. and Mrs. Ann Lyerly. Husband of Irene Lyerly. Entered service July 22, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng. Fought at St. Quentin. Wounded by shrapnel at the Battle of St. Quentin. Sent to Base Hospital …

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Hugh B. House

Corpl., Inf., Hdqrs Co., 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Halifax County; son of C. D. and Lula Allen House. Entered service Sept. 4, 1917, at Thelma, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, to Camp Upton, L. I. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mts., St. Die …

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Slave Narrative of Betty Foreman Chessier

Person Interviewed: Betty Foreman Chessier Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: July 11, 1843 Age: 94 I was born July 11, 1843 in Raleigh, N. C. My mother was named Melinda Manley, the slave of Governor Manley of North Carolina, and my father was named Arnold Foreman, slave …

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Samuel N. Moore

Private, Ambulance Corps, Co. 317, 80th Div., 305 Regt., San. Tr.; of Halifax County; son of James G. and Mrs. Ludia Bell Moore. Entered service Sept. 17, 1917, at Scotland Neck. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Argonne Forest, St. Mihiel. Volunteered for service. Mustered out at …

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E. M. Carter

Private, Bty. B, 81st Div., 318th Reg., F. A.; of Halifax County; son of R. W. and H. F. Carter. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France, Aug. 8, 1918. Returned June 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 27, 1919.

B. S. Holdford

Private, 1st Class, F. Artly., Btry. D, 81st Div., 318th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Virginia Holdford. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 22, 1918. Arrived in USA June 11, 1919, at …

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James E. Boyd

Cook, Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Halifax County; son of Oliver and Mrs. Bet Hodges Boyd. Entered service Sept. 4, at Scotland Neck. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Nov. 12, 1918. Fought at Alsace-Lorraine …

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E. Haskell Paige

Corpl., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Inf. Born in Halifax County; the son of T. P. and Mrs. T. P. Paige. Husband of Mrs. Beatrice Paige. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Camp Warrington. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May …

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