Rowan County NC

E. M. Marcho

Sergt., Engrs., Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of James Marcho and Mary E. Marcho. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Cherbourg, France, Aug. 21, 1918 Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne offensive and Verdun. Sailed from St. …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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G. B. Weaver

Private 1st Class, Co. C, 81st Div., 306th F Signal; of Rowan County; son of W. A. and Mrs. S. A. Weaver. Husband of Mrs. Nealie L. Weaver. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, L. I., N. …

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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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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.

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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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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John R. Rickard

Corpl., Co. G, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Son of J. A. and Lillie B. Rickard, of Rowan County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson; transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C.; overseas to Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, between Ypres and Cambrai Hill, Bellicourt, France. Wounded …

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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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