Rowan County NC

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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Curtis Van Wyatt

Private, Btry. D. 53rd F. A.; of Rowan County; son of J. E. and Mrs. Janetta Wyatt. Husband of Mrs. Mary Alice Wyatt. Entered service March 6, 1918, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for Brest, France, Aug. 25, 1918. Fought at Verdun Sector, Argonne Forest. Sailed

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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J. C. Austin

Cook, 15th Co., Infantry. Son of J. H. and M. M. Austin. Husband of L. A. Austin, of Rowan County. Entered service June 6, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was mustered out of service at Camp Sevier, S. C., November 30th, 1918.

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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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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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