Location: Polk County NC

Cheraw Indians

Cheraw Tribe: Significance unknown.  Also called: Ani’-Suwa’II, Cherokee name. Saraw, Suali, synonyms even more common than Cheraw. Xuala, Xualla, Spanish and Portuguese forms of the word, the x being intended for sh. Cheraw Connections. The Cheraw are classed on circumstantial grounds in the Siouan linguistic family though no words of their tongue have been preserved. Cheraw Location.-The earliest known location of the Cheraw appears to have been near the head of Saluda River in Pickens and Oconee Counties, S. C., whence they removed at an early date to the present Henderson, Polk, and Rutherford Counties. Cheraw Villages. The names given

Author N. York

1st Class Private, Inf., 122nd Supply Co., 5th Inf.; of Polk County; son of J. S. and Mrs. Mollie York. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Cedartown, Ga. Sent to Camp Gordon, Ga., transferred to Camp Wheeler, Ga. Served here with same company until discharged. Mustered out at Camp Wheeler, Ga., April 18, 1918.

D. W. Moore

Q. M. 2nd Class (Navy). Born in Polk County; son of N. D. Moore and Mrs. N. D. Moore. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Moore. Entered service Jan. 2, 1918, at Rutherfordton, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, then to U. S. S. Kittery, U. S. S. Vixen, U. S. S. Dubuque, U. S. S. Hale. Made one trip across. Was stationed on European waters for 10 months. Mustered out from Receiving Ship at Philadelphia, Pa., April 8, 1920.

Polk 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 Polk County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Beulah Baptist Cemetery Byers Baptist Cemetery Columbus Baptist Cemetery Columbus Presbyterian Cemetery Cooper’s Gap Baptist Cemetery Earle Cemetery Egerton Cemetery Fork Creek Baptist Cemetery Friendship Baptist Cemetery Green Creek Baptist Cemetery Green Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Green Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Jones Cemetery Laughter Family

Gebert, Laura Mrs. – Obituary

Haines, Oregon Laura Gebert, 82, of Haines died June 22, 2002, at her home. Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland. Laura Bell Bennett Gebert was born on Jan. 7, 1920, at Green Creek, Polk County, N.C. She was a daughter of Willard Bennett and Kitty Mae Higgins. At the age of 14, she left North Carolina with her husband, Charles Willis, and they traveled by Model T to Oregon, camping along the way. She lived at La Grande and Pondosa for a short period and then walked with a small baby,