Rowan County NC

Leroy Bostian

Mechanic, Evacuation Ambulance Co. 10. Son of H. S. and Emma Bostian, of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Green Leaf, Ga., then to Camp Hill, Va. Overseas to Brest, France, August 12, 1918. Fought at St. Meheil and Argonne offensive. Landed …

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J. G. Nail

Sergt., Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Rowan County; son of Mrs. Alice J. Nail, of Rowan County. Entered service May 27, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. February, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, …

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Gentery Weant

Private, Engrs., Co. E, 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Cora Weant. Husband of Mrs. Eva Weant. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., to Camp Mills. Sailed for France; landed July 2, 1918. Voormizelle, …

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Biography of General Griffith Rutherford

General Griffith Rutherford was an Irishman by birth, brave and patriotic, but uncultivated in mind and manners. He resided west of Salisbury, in the Locke settlement, and actively participated in the internal government of the county, associated with such early and distinguished patriots as Moses Winslow, Alexander Osborn, Samuel Young, John Brevard, James Brandon, William …

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Roscoe B. Goodman

1st Class Private, 329th Inf., 331st Div., Co. D. Born in Rowan County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Goodman. Enlisted Jan. 15, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and from there to Camp Sherman, Ohio. Mustered out at Sherman, Ohio, July 5, 1919.

Dewey Ellenburg

Private 1st Class, Co. G, 30th Div., 120th Regt., Inf. Son of J. C. and Mrs. Mary Ellenburg, of Rowan County. Husband of Betty Ellenburg. Enlisted July 4, 1917, at Reidsville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C.; transferred to Camp Mills, I. Sailed May 27, 1918, for overseas, landing in Liverpool, Eng., June 2, …

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George Tichle

1st Class Private, Co. C, 29th Div., 116th Inf.; of Rowan County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Alice G. Tichle. Husband of Mrs. Sallie Tichle. Entered service July 23, 1917, at Danville, Va. Sent to Camp McClellan, Ala. Sailed for Brest, France. Battles July 25th to Sept. 23rd, defensive of Center Sector, Haute, Alsace, …

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John Alexander – Descendants

The Genealogy of the Alexander family, into which Robert Love, commonly known as “Carter Bob”(my Father-F.D. Love) married, having married Sarah Matilda Alexander, May 25th, 1848, Alexanders —- John Alexander, was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, where he married Rachel Davidson (a first cousin of General William Davidson, who in the War of the …

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The Sewee, Santee, Wateree, and Congaree Indians

The Santee and its branches, the Wateree and the Congaree, were held by the Sewee, Santee, Wateree, and Congaree tribes, whose territory extended to the neighborhood of the Waxhaw and Catawba. Nothing is known of their linguistic affinities, but their alliances and final incorporation were with the Catawba. Sewee Indians The Sewee occupied the coast …

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S. H. McCubbins

Sergt., C. A. C., N. G. N.C., 4th Co.; of Rowan County; son of Mrs. J. S. L. McCubbins. Husband of Mrs. Ida May Bostian. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Salisbury. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Transferred to Camp Eustis. Then to Mulberry Island, back to Camp Eustis, to Camp Stuart, Va. Later transferred to …

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Max L. Barker

Major, Inf., 81st Div., 321st Reg.; of Rowan County; son of William R. and Mrs. Mary E. Barker. Husband of Mrs. Nellie (Vanderford) Barker. Entered service N.C. N. G., 4th Inf., Feb. 23, 1897. Served 5 months in Army of Cuban Occupation. Promoted to 2nd Lt. 3rd Inf., N.C. N. G. May 3, 1899. 1st …

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R. L. Eddleman

Private, Med. Dept. Born June 1, 1891; son of H. J. and Laura E. Eddleman; of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., from there to Allentown, Pa. Overseas to France, Sept. 8, 1918. Was stationed at Base Hospital No. 202, Orleans, …

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E. B. Hunt

Private, Med. Corps, Base Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1896; son of Milton and Mary Hunt; of Rowan County. Husband of Mrs. Pearl Hunt. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Feb. 28, 1919.

Memoirs of Nathaniel Folsom

I will here present to the reader the memoirs of Nathaniel Folsom the oldest of the three brothers who cast their lot in their morning” of life among” the Choctaws, and became the fathers of the Folsom House in the Choctaw Nation, as related by himself to the missionary, Rev. Cyrus Byington, June, 1823, and …

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H. C. Agner

Sergt. Engineers, Co. D, attached to 81st, 605th Engineers. Born in Rowan County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Agner. Entered the service May 16, 1918, at Salisbury, N. C. Was sent to Washington Barracks, D. C. Sailed for France Sept. 27, 1918. Landed in U. S. A. Jan. 1, 1919, at Newport News, …

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D. A. Agner

Wagoner, Heavy Artillery, Headquarters Co., 81st Div., 316th Heavy Artillery. Born in Rowan County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Agner. Entered the service at Salisbury, N. C., May 28, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson and from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Overseas to France August 13, 1918. Landed in the U. …

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