Pasquotank County NC

Weapemeoc Tribe

Weapemeoc Indians. An Algonquian (?) tribe met by Raleigh’s colonists in 1584-89, occupying the territory north of Albemarle Island, North Carolina, including probably most of what is now Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, and Perquimans counties. Their chief town, of the same name, seems to have been in Pasquotank County. Other towns apparently in the same jurisdiction …

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Benjamin F. Alexander, Jr.

Private Heavy Artillery, Battery D, 81st Div., 316th Reg.; of Pasquotank County; son of B. F., Sr., and Mrs. Effie E. Alexander. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France August, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.

Trim W. Wilson

Reg. Sergt. Maj., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 161st Brigade; of Pasquotank County; son of Jas. C. and Mrs. Gertrude Wilson. Entered service Sept. 18, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. October, 1917; …

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Andrew G. Copeland

Private, 1st Class, F. A., Btry. B, 3rd Reg.; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Husband of Mrs. Lula Copeland. Entered service Aug. 27, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 12, 1918.

Stuart A. Alexander

Machinist 2nd Class (Navy); of Pasquotank County; son of B. F. and Mrs. Effie E. Alexander. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N. C. Sent to Hampton Roads, U. S. S. tug 80, then tug 76. Mustered out at Camp St. Helena, Va. Dec. 30, 1919.

Lemuel C. Davis

Cook; of Pasquotank County; son of J. T. and C. Davis. Entered service Feb. 10th, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Attached to recruiting duties. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 11, 1918.

J. W. Ward

1st Class Machinist, Aviation (Naval). Born in Pasquotank County; the son of Johnathan and Mrs. Sarah Ward. Husband of Emma Ward. Entered service Sept. 13, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va., from there to Camp Greene, N.C., Sept. 10, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Class Machinist August, 1918. In charge …

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Roscoe M. Wynn

Corpl., Co. I, 81st Div., 321st Regt.; of Pasquotank County; son of J. T. and Mrs. S. J. Wynn. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mtn. Sector, St. Die. Returned …

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Charles F. Raulfes

Private, 115th Trans. Corps. Born in Pasquotank County; son of C. F. W. and Mrs. E. W. Raulfes. Entered service Oct. 4, 1917, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France March 14, 1918. Returned to USA March 21, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Apr. 15, 1919.

Pasquotank 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 Pasquotank County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) …

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Emmit J. Copeland

Bugler, Cavalry, M. G. Troop; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Entered service May 7, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Ft. Bliss, Texas. Transferred to Marfa, Texas. Served in Regular Army for two years and ten months, did duty on Mexican border. Re-enlisted for one year after Armistice was …

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French Genealogy of Fall River Massachusetts

The Fall River French family here considered springs from the early Rehoboth family of the name, and it, as will be observed further on, according to Savage, perhaps from the Dorchester family. John French, the head of the Dorchester family and the immigrant ancestor, was a native of England, born in 1612. He had land granted him at what became Braintree for five heads Feb. 24, 1639-40. He was admitted to the church in the adjoining town of Dorchester, Jan. 27, 1642, and the births of his first two children are recorded in Dorchester. He became a freeman May 29, 1639. He was active and prominent among the early settlers. His son John was born Feb. 28, 1641.

Cliff M. Harris

Gunners’ Mate, 1st Class, Navy; of Pasquotank County; son of Cliff and Addie Harris. Husband of Dorothy Harris. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Norfolk Va., then to U. S. S. “Messick,” to U. S. S. “Montgomery,” then to St. Helena Training Station to help put 128 S. C. in …

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Weapemeoc Indians

Weapemeoc Tribe: Meaning unknown, but evidently a place name. Also called: Yeopim, a shortened and more usual form. Weapemeoc Connections. The Weapemeoc were almost certainly of the Algonquian linguistic family and related to the Powhatan Indians the north and the Chowan, Machapunga, and Pamlico to the south. Weapemeoc Location. Most of the present Currituck, Camden, …

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