McDowell County NC

Biography of Alonzo D. Haight

Alonzo D. Haight, who is one of the earlier settlers of Riverside, has been identified with the growth of the colony since April, 1876. At that time he purchased a Government claim for forty acres of land located on Palm avenue, about two and a half miles south of Riverside, and commenced its improvement. Later …

Biography of Alonzo D. Haight Read More »

J. W. Streetman, Jr.

Private, Guard Co. Born in McDowell County; the son of J. W. Streetman, Sr., and Mrs. Catherine Mary Streetman. Entered service Sept. 11, 1918, at Marion, N.C., and sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Mustered out at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., Jan. 25, 1919.

William McFalls

Private Co. C, 30th Div., 115th M. G.; of McDowell County; son of S. M. and Mrs. Sarah McFalls; husband of Mrs. Inias McFalls. Entered service Aug. 14, 1916, at Old Fort. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 9, 1918. Was in all engagements …

William McFalls Read More »

Slave Narrative of Robert Falls

Interviewer: Della Yoe Person Interviewed: Robert Falls Location: Knoxville, Tennessee Place of Birth: Claiborne County, North Carolina Date of Birth: December 14, 1840 Place of Residence: 608 South Broadway, Knoxville, Tennessee Robert Falls was born on December 14, 1840, in the rambling one-story shack that accomodated the fifteen slaves of his Old Marster, [HW: Harry] …

Slave Narrative of Robert Falls Read More »

McDowell 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 McDowell County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Chapel …

McDowell County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top