New Hanover County NC

Slave Narrative of Lizzie Johnson

Interviewer: Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Lizzie Johnson Location: Biscoe, Arkansas Place of Birth: Holly Springs, Mississippi Age: 65 Federal Writers’ Project of the W.P.A. District #6 Marion County Anna Pritchett 1200 Kentucky Avenue FOLKLORE MRS. LIZZIE JOHNSON 706 North Senate Avenue, Apt. 1 Mrs. Johnson’s father, Arthur Locklear, was born in Wilmington, N.C. in 1822. …

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Robert Strange

Capt., F. A., Btry. A, 6th Div., 78th Regt.; of New Hanover County; son of Robert and Mrs. Elizabeth Stone Strange. Husband of Mrs. Mary Taylor Strange. Entered service May 25, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to 2nd O. R. T. C., Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Logan, Texas, to Camp Douglas, Okla. Sailed …

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George E. Russ

Cook, 115th M. G. Btn., Co. C, 30th Div. Born in New Hanover County, N.C., Jan. 19, 1897; son of J. P. and Fannie Russ. Entered the service at Wilmington, N.C., July, 1917, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all …

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James H. Morse

Sergt., C. A. C., 31st Regt. Born in New Hanover County, N.C., Sept. 18, 1894; son of T. M. and Ida Morse. Entered the service at Wilmington, N.C., July 25, 1917, and sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C., and then transferred to Eustis, Va. Mustered out of the service at Eustis, Va., Dec. 8, 1918.

H. E. Newkirk

Chief Mach. Mate, Naval Aviation; of New Hanover County; son of B. W. and Mrs. Mary K. Newkirk. Entered service Dec. 13, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Pensacola, Fla. Transferred to Great Lakes, Ill., to Hampton Roads, Va. Promoted to Chief Mach. Mate December, 1918. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., May 22, 1919.

W. L. McGowan

Bugler (Navy); of New Hanover County; son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. McGowan. Entered service Dec. 11, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Cherrystone Island, Va. Transferred to Virginia Rifle Range, then to receiving ship at Norfolk, Va. Promoted to Bugler Aug. 10, 1918. On U. S. S. Supply Ship from August, 1918, to …

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R. B. Lewis

1st Lt., Inf., Co. C, Reg. 3 Replacement; of New Hanover County; son of R. B. and Mary Lewis. Husband of Maud Upchurch Lewis. Entered service June 20, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., from there to Camp Gordon, Ga. Promoted to rank of 1st Class …

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H. L. Bell

Private, 56th Pioneer Inf. Co. E; of New Hanover County; son of C. F. and Mrs. Lillie Bell. Husband of Mrs. Flossie Bell. Entered service Aug. 8, 1918, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 16, 1918. In A. of O. 3 months. Returned to …

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New Hanover 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. Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery, which is located in Wilmington, was designed …

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