Halifax County NC

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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Louis Hux

Private, 1st Class, Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Inf. Regt.; of Halifax County; son of L. H. and Amy Hux. Husband of Grace Hux. Entered service June 20, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailing for France May 12, 1918. Wounded at the Hindenburg Line Sept. 29th, …

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R. L. Bryant

Corpl., Inf., 81st Div., 322nd Reg., Co. E; of Halifax County; son of J. F. and Mrs. Josephine Bryant. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Jackson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 11, 1918. Fought at Verdun Sector, Meuse-Argonne. Was …

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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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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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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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W. E. Seifert

Sergt., Hdqrs. Co., 6th Trench Artly. Born in Halifax County; the son of G. J. and Mrs. C. A. Seifert. Husband of Mrs. Florence F. Seifert. Entered service July 15, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Clemson College, transferred to Ft. Caswell, from there to Camp Merritt and sailed for Brest, France, Nov. 2, 1918. …

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Lynton B. Reddick

Private, Aviation Corps, 389th Aero Sqdn. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Reddick. Entered service at Charleston, S. C., Dec. 13, 1917. Sent to Hancock, Ga., then to Waco, Texas. Sailed for France July, 1918. Died from double pneumonia at Camp Merritt, Feb. 28, 1919. Buried at Scotland Neck, N.C.

Alvis O. George

1st Class Private, Med. Corps, Hospital Div.; of Halifax County; son of R. W. and Mary A. George. Entered service July 5, 1918, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Hospital Gen. No. 1, New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 28, 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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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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J. L. Price, Jr.

Color Sergt., Inf. Co., Hdqrs. Div. 80th, Regt. 318. Born in Halifax County; son of J. L. and Mrs. Olinza Price; husband of Anna Dornin Price. Entered service Oct. 30, 1917, at Camp Lee, Va. Transferred to Camp at Hoboken, N. J., and sailed for Brest, France, May 30, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. …

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Charlie C. Shell

Private 1st Class, Med., San. Det., 156th Depot Brigade. Born in Halifax County; son of C. E. and Mrs. Cornelia F. Shell. Husband of Mrs. Gertrude R. Shell. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon. Sent to Camp Jackson March 29, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Promoted to Act. Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Sevier …

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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.

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.

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