Orange County NC

Slave Narrative of “Aunt” Nina Scott

Interviewer: F. S. DuPre Person Interviewed: Nina Scott Date of Interview: May 17, 1937 Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina “Aunt” Nina Scot sat on her front porch. She was drinking some liquid from a bottle which she said would help her trouble. Being short of breath, she was not able to talk very much. She said

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Julius H. Glenn

Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of J. A. and Mrs. A. L. Glenn. Husband of Mrs. Eppie Glenn. Entered service June 27, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Ypres and all

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H. O. Bivins

Corp., Air Service Mechanic. Co. 16th, 2nd Reg., Air Service; of Orange County; son of J. A. and Mrs. S. E. Bivins. Husband of Mrs. Alda Bivins. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France

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Sam Adams

1st Class Private, F. A., 1st Div., 5th Field Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Adams. Entered the service May 25, 1918, at Hillsboro, N. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France in August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse, Argonne, Sedan. Returned to

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Joe A. Terrell

1st Class Private, 11th Cavalry. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Terrell. Husband of Mrs. Mary Mae Terrell. Entered the service Dec. 5, 1912, at Columbus, Ohio. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and from there to Camp Stuart, Va. Served as Troop Instructor. Mustered out at Camp Stuart,

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O. L. Crabtree

Master Engineer, Junior Grade, 7th Eng. Train, 7th U. S. Engineers. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Crabtree. Husband of Mrs. Marie Crabtree. Entered the service at Hillsboro, N.C., June 7, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Leavenworth, Kans. From there was sent to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for

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Eno Indians

Eno Tribe: Significance unknown, but Speck suggests i’nare, “to dislike,” whence “mean,” “comptemptible”; yeni’nare, “People disliked,”  Haynokes, synonym form Yardley (1645) Eno Connections. The Eno were probably of the Siouan linguistic stock, though, on account of certain peculiarities attributed to them, Mooney (1895) casts some doubt upon this. Their nearest relatives were the Shakori. Eno

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Orange 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 Orange County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Carrboro

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C. E. Gooch

Private, Med. Dept. Inf., 7th Div., 65th Reg.; of Orange County; son of G. E. and Amelia Gooch. Volunteered May 7, 1917, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. Sailed for France Aug. 24, 1918. On Mexican border from June 10, 1916, to June 13, 1917. Returned

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Occaneechi Indians

Occaneechi Tribe: Meaning unknown. The Botshenins, or Patshenins, a band associated with the Saponi and Tutelo in Ontario, were perhaps identical with this tribe. Occaneechi Connections. The Occaneechi belonged to the Siouan linguistic stock; their closest connections were probably the Tutelo and Saponi. Occaneechi Location. On the middle and largest island in Roanoke River, just

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Slave Narrative of Mary Anngady

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Mary Anngady Location: 1110 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 80 (Princess Quango Hennadonah Perceriah) 1110 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina. I was eighteen years old in 1875 but I wanted to get married so I gave my age as nineteen. I wish I could recall some of the

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