Halifax County NC

Harding Ellis Joyner

Yeoman, 3rd Class, Navy Reserves; of Halifax County; son of Rev. F. and Sarah E. Joyner. Entered service June 14, 1918, at Richmond, Va. Training at Hampton Roads, Va. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 14, 1919.

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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G. L. Jurgican

Private, Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 120th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Halifax County, N.C., May 3, 1894; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Jurgican. Entered the service Sept. 8, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France. Fought on the Hindenburg Line and wounded by shrapnel. …

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Rufus Thomason

Private, Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of A. J. and Mrs. A. J. Thomason. Husband of Mrs. Dora (Clay) Thomason. Entered service July 10, 1916, at Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas, Sept. 29, 1916. Sailed for Liverpool and Calais May 29, …

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Thomas G. Bush

Private, 1st class, Engineers, Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of John A. and Mrs. M. L. Bush. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Halifax, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France July 30, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, …

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J. G. Humphreys

Private, 1st Class, Med. Co., B Hospital; of Halifax County; son of James and Osceola Humphreys. Husband of Mrs. Ethel May Humphreys. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Sept. 13, 1919.

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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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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Milton Normon

Corpl., Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Halifax County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Annie P. Normon. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Halifax. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 22, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. December, 1918. Fought at defensive, Alsace-Lorraine, …

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Lucious H. Cullon

Corpl., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Halifax County; son of A. L. and Mrs. Mary Cullon. Entered service March 19, 1918, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transfered to Camp Sevier, going from there to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Feb. 4, 1919. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Somme, …

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George R. Butts

Corpl., 106th Org. Dept.; of Halifax County. Entered service Nov. 9, 1917, at Roanoke Rapids. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Mead, Md. Sailed for France Sept. 5, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Wounded Nov. 11, 1918, shell and machine gun bullet. Returned to USA Dec. 25, 1918. Mustered out at …

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M. T. Morris

Private 1st Class, 318th F. A., Btry. E, 81st Div., 318th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of R. E. and Mrs. Annie Morris. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Sailed for France Aug. 24, 1918. Arrived in USA June 3, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, …

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Edward Tillery

Private, Remount School. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. Tillery. Husband of Mrs. Elaine Bullock Tillery. Entered the service at Scotland Neck, N.C., July 22, 1918. Was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Volunteered for service. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Jan. 29, 1919.

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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Ivey Hedgepeth

Private, Co. K, 120th Regt., 30th Div.; from Halifax County, N.C.; son of A. R. and Katie Hedgepeth. Entered the service at Halifax, N.C., Oct. 2, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France June 6, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, and Bellicourt. Wounded at battle of Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918, by shell …

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Jasper Chance

1st Class Private, Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Meddie Chance. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in France and Belgium. Wounded …

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Edward P. Hyman

Private, 1st Class, M. G. Co. C, 115th Bat., 30th Div. Born in Halifax County, N.C., April 25, 1896; son of E. P. and Bettie Spruill Hyman. Entered the service at Goldsboro, N.C., May 16, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium and the Hindenburg …

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