Johnston County NC

Slave Narrative of Barbara Haywood

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: Barbara Haywood Location: 1111 Mark Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 85 Aunt Barbara’s Love Story An interview with Barbara Haywood, 85 years old. Address 1111 Mark Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. Anything dat I tells you will near ’bout all be ’bout Frank Haywood, my husban’. I wus borned on …

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Robert H. Wells

Sergt., Amb Co. 318, 80th Div., Regt. 305th, San. Tr.; of Johnston Co.; son of H. D. and Mrs. A. J. Wells. Entered service May 10, 1917, at Princeton, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, then to Ft. Oglethorpe, then to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May, 1918. Fought at Somme, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Returned …

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T. G. Strickland

Merchant Marine. Born in Johnston County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Strickland. Husband of Mrs. Rosa Strickland. Entered the service Aug. 2, 1918, at Smithfield, N.C. Was sent to Boston, Mass. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., Dec. 1, 1918.

John E. Sauls

Sergt., 119th Inf., Co. C, 30th Div. Born in Johnston County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Sauls. Husband of Mrs. Agnes Belle Sauls. Entered the service May 1, 1916, at Selma, N.C. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. …

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George Ross Pou

Yeoman 2nd Class (Naval), Co. K. Born in Johnston County Dec. 19, 1894; son of Edward W. and Carrie I. Pou; husband of Lillian Sanders Pou. Entered service Sept. 3, 1917, at Washington, D. C. Transferred to Hoboken. Sailed for France Oct. 3, 1917. Returned to USA March 18, 1918. Attached to Air Service as …

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Kader C. Woodard

Private, F. A., Replacement Co. Born in Johnston County; son of E. and Mrs. Nellie Woodard. Entered service at Selma, N.C., June 26, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Dec. 16, 1918.

Leon C. Raper

Private 1st Class, Q. M. C., 13th Inf. Born in Johnston County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Raper; husband of Mrs. Ida Raper. Entered service Aug. 19, 1914, at Kenly, N.C. Sent to Columbus, Ohio, from there to Paris Island, S. C., from there to Presidio, Cal. Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., March …

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Luther F. O’Neal

Sergt., Base Hospital 65. Born in Johnston County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Louzetta O’Neal. Entered service May 31, 1918, at Selma, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Oversease Sept. 13, 1918. Returned to USA May 21, 1920. Mustered out at Camp Mills, N. J., May 29, 1920.

Adlai S. Oliver

1st Lt., Med. Corps. Born in Johnston County; son of J. W. and Peakie Oliver. Husband of Camille Debnam. Entered service Aug. 7, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Phila. General Hospital. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., as Psychiostrist, then to Newport News. Sailed for France August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. …

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Marion B. Olive

Wagoner, Engineers, Co. C, 56th Regt.; of Johnston County; son of C. B. and Mrs. Delphia Olive. Entered service Oct. 22, 1917, at Benson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Washington Barracks, D. C. Sailed for France March 18, 1918. Promoted to rank of Wagoner. Fought at Meuse-Argonne offensive, Somme offensive. Returned …

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Alfred J. Parker

U. S. Naval Aviator, Naval Aviation Reserve. Born in Johnston County; son of Dr. G. E. Parker and Mrs. Alice Parker. Entered service June 28, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Camp Pensacola, Aviation School. Transferred to Camp Hoboken. Sailed for France October, 1917. Fought at Brest and Ile Tudy. Did observation and patrol work, …

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George E. Parker, Jr.

Machinist Mate (Navy). Born in Johnston County; son of G. E. Parker, Sr. Husband of Pearl Putman. Entered service Sept. 27, 1918, at Smithfield. Sent to Camp Hancock. Transferred to Camp Gulfport, Miss. Mustered out at Camp Gulfport, Miss., Jan. 11, 1919.

Edwin Smith Pou

Ensign, Naval Air Service. Born in Johnston County, Feb. 10, 1898; son of Edw. and Carrie I. Pou. Husband of Margaret Roberts Pou. Entered service Feb. 10, 1916, at Washington, D. C. Sent to Ft. Myers, Va. Transferred to Canada. Then to Mt. Clements, then to Hampton Roads. Sailed for France March 18, 1918. Fought …

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