Patrick County VA

Biographical Sketch of Samuel Crutcher

Samuel Crutcher and his wife, Elizabeth Lee, were natives of Patrick Co., Va. Their children were Elizabeth, Cornelia, Frank, Charles, and Samuel. The latter married Nancy James, of Virginia, and settled in Lincoln Co., Mo., in 1810, from whence he removed to Montgomery County in 1830. Their children were William, John, Sophia, Lucella, and Samuel, …

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Slave Narrative of Aunt Betty Cofer

Interviewer: Esther S. Pinnix Person Interviewed: Betty Cofer Location: North Carolina Date of Birth: 1856 Age: 81 Negro Folk Lore Of The Piedmont. Sources of Information: Aunt Betty Cofer–ex-slave of Dr. Beverly Jones The ranks of negro ex-slaves are rapidly thinning out, but, scattered here and there among the ante-bellum families of the South, may …

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