Rowan County NC

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.

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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Rowan 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 Rowan County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Baker’s …

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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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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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Abraham Saleeby

Private, 22nd Receiving Depot; from Rowan County, N.C. Entered the service at Salisbury, N.C., July 6, 1918, and sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out of the service at Camp Hancock, Ga., Jan. 13, 1919. Was discharged as member 6th Group, Hdqrs. Co., Q. M. C.

C. A. Peck

Musician, Ammunition Tr., Co. D, 81st Div., Reg. 306 Ammunition Tr. Son of J. J. and Cora Peck, of Rowan County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sent overseas to Liverpool, Eng., Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Argonne Offensive. Landed …

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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 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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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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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.

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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