Henderson County NC

Cheraw Indians

Cheraw Tribe: Significance unknown.  Also called: Ani’-Suwa’II, Cherokee name. Saraw, Suali, synonyms even more common than Cheraw. Xuala, Xualla, Spanish and Portuguese forms of the word, the x being intended for sh. Cheraw Connections. The Cheraw are classed on circumstantial grounds in the Siouan linguistic family though no words of their tongue have been preserved. …

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Harry F. Williams

1st Class Private, Coast Artly., Btry. D, 61st Regt. Born in Henderson County; the son of J. W. and Annie C. Williams. Entered service July 17, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, transferred to Camp Johnston, from there to Ft. Scriven. Went to France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 8, 1919.

William J. Reese

Mechanic, C. A. C. Co., 7th, A. A. Btry.; of Henderson County; son of Walter and Mrs. Minnie Reese. Entered service May 28, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France May 19, 1918. Promoted to rank of Mechanic May, 1918. Fought at Toul Sector, Somme Sector, St. Mihiel. Returned to …

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James M. Morris

Private 1st Class, 7th Anti-Aircraft Btry., 10th Regt., A. A. Sector; of Henderson County; son of W. A. and A. B. Morris. Entered service May 25, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France June 10, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Verdun, Toul Sector. Gassed at St. …

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Emmett E. Lott

Corpl., 9th Anti-Aircraft Bty. Born in Henderson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Lott. Entered the service June 23, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Caswell and from there to Upton. Sailed for France July 12, 1918. Stationed at Toul Sector and at Paris. Landed in the USA March 7, 1919, …

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Wiltshire Griffith

Captain, Coast Artly.; of Henderson County; the son of the late R. H. and Mary C. Griffith. Husband of Inez W. Griffith. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Hendersonville. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Transferred to Ft. Monroe, from there to Ft. Caswell. Promoted to Capt. Nov. 25, 1917. In 6th Co. Nat’l Guard, N.C. Coast …

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A. V. Edwards

Corpl., C. A. C., Anti-Aircraft, 7th Btry.; of Henderson County; son of W. F. and Martha Edwards. Entered service July, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 19, 1918. Promoted to Corpl., when enlisted. Fought at St. Mihiel, Toul Sector, Argonne. Returned to USA Feb., …

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A. V. Edwards

Corpl., C. A. C., Anti-Aircraft, 7th Btry.; of Henderson County; son of W. F. and Martha Edwards. Entered service July, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 19, 1918. Promoted to Corpl., when enlisted. Fought at St. Mihiel, Toul Sector, Argonne. Returned to USA Feb., …

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Claude L. English

Sergt., Trench Arty., Bty. C, attached to 5th Div., 2nd Btn. Born in Henderson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. English. Entered service at Hendersonville, N.C., July 25, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France June 1, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. 1915. Fought at St. Mihiel Sector, …

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Paul W. English

Corpl., A. A. Arty., 11th A. A. Bty. Born in Henderson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. English. Entered service June 5, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. February, 1918. Returned to USA Dec. …

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Frank Davis

Mechanic, C. A. C., Co. A, 54th Regt.; of Henderson County; son of W. J. and Mrs. Mildred Davis. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France Sept., 1918. Returned to USA March 7, 1919, at Boston, Mass. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 18, 1919.

Henderson 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 Henderson County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Bald …

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