Orange County NC

Troy S. Herndon

Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Herndon. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank as Private 1st …

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R. D. Herndon

Corporal, Artillery, Reg. 6, F. A. R. D.; of Orange County; son of S. L. and Cora Herndon. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Corporal September, 1918. Was Battery Clerk four months. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 7, 1918.

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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J. E. Allen

Bugler, Field Artillery, Battery C, 30th Div., 113th Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Allen. Husband of Mrs. Grace Allen. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. …

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James W. Neville

Wagoner, Supply Tr., Supply Co., 2nd Div., 12th Regt., F. A.; of Orange County; son of C. A. and Mrs. Sarah Neville. Husband of Mrs. Bessie Brown Neville. Entered service April 2, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Boston, Mass., then to Ft. Myers, Va. Sailed for France Feb. 16, …

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Bun Terrell

Private, 120th Inf., Co. I, 30th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Terrell. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at the Hindenburg Drive Sept. 29th. Returned to …

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Biography of Hon. Henry Montague Willis

Hon. Henry Montague Willis, San Bernardino, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 21. 1831. His ancestors were among the first English settlers of the colony of Virginia and Maryland prior to the Revolution. His father, Mr. Henry H. Willis, was a captain in the merchant marine, with whom the subject of this memoir made a …

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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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Slave Narrative of Anderson Whitted

Interviewer: Emily Hobson Person Interviewed: Anderson Whitted Location: Rockville, Indiana Place of Birth: Orange County, North Carolina Age: 88 Special Assignment Emily Hobson Dist. #3 Parke County INTERVIEW WITH ANDERSON WHITTED, COLORED EX-SLAVE, OF ROCKVILLE, INDIANA Mr. Whitted will be 89 years old next month October 1937. He was born in Orange County, North Carolina. …

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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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Satterfield and allied families of Person county, North Carolina and surrounding counties

This manuscript starts with John Satterfield who resided in Orange County, North Carolina and then concentrates on his descendants who resided in Person and the surrounding counties of North Carolina. Allied families include: Yarbrough, Carter, Bigger, Cary, Winstead, Cozart, Bumpass, Sargent, Gold, Carney, Walker and Davey families.

Paul Carr

1st Class Private, 120th Inf., Co. I, 30th Div. Born in Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carr. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 16, 1918. Fought in the Hindenburg drive and …

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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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Dozy H. Sykes

Private, Co. I, 106th Inf., 27th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Sykes. Entered the service at Hillsboro, N.C., Aug. 5, 1918. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and from there to Newport News, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 6, 1919. …

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Alex Dixon

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. M. and Mrs. Maggie Dixon. Husband of Mrs. Lee Dixon. Entered service April 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Ypres. …

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