Washington County NC

Machapunga Indians

Machapunga Tribe: Said to mean “bad dust,” or “much dirt,” in the native Algonquian language. Machapunga Connections. The Machapunga belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock. Machapunga Location. In the present Hyde County and probably also in Washington, Tyrrell and Dare Counties, and part of Beaufort. Machapunga Villages. The only village named is Mattamuskeet (probably on …

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Moye W. Spruill

Corpl., F. A., Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt., F. A. Born in Washington County; son of James A. and Mrs. Nancy K. Spruill. Entered service July, 1917, at Plymouth, N.C. Sent to Camp at Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt and sailed for France June 6, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne, Woevre …

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F. M. Sexton

2nd Class Mate (Navy), 6th Marines; of Washington County; son of W. C. and Mrs. Deborah Sexton. Entered service Aug. 8, 1917. Sent to Naval Hospital Aug. 8, 1917. Transferred to League Island. Sailed for Brest. Promoted to rank of 2nd Class Mate. Returned to USA, Hoboken, N. J., July 9, 1918. Mustered out at …

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Lindsey Swindell

Corpl., Inf., Co. B, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Washington County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Delphia Swindell. Entered service May 3, 1917, at Greenville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. October, 1917. Fought at Ypres, Somme Front, Bellicourt, Busigny. …

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J. E. Swain

Private, Q. M. C., Co. 3. Born in Washington County, N.C., Feb. 27, 1898; son of C. F. and Mrs. Lucria Swain. Husband of Mary Swain. Entered the service Dec. 10, 1917, and sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and then transferred to Camp Meiggs. Mustered out of the service at Camp No. 22, Rich Col, …

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John J. Rodgers

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. L, 81st Div., 321st Regt. Born in Washington County; son of T. W. and Mrs. Agnes Rodgers. Husband of Mrs. Bernice Rodgers. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Plymouth, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 20, …

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Cicero Jones, Jr.

Quartermaster, 3rd Class, Navy. Born in Washington County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Jones, Sr. Husband of Mrs. Nannie Walker Jones. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Was sent to Hampton Roads, Va. Was on U. S. S. “McNeal.” Transferred to Portsmouth Naval Hospital, then to U. S. S. “Cape …

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Harry S. Gurganus

Cook, Med. Corps, 115th Ambulance Co., 29th Div., 104th Sanitary Train; of Washington County; son of C. W. and Mrs. Josephine Gurganus. Entered service July 27, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Sent to Camp McClellan, Ala. Sailed for France July 16, 1918. Fought at Alsace Front, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Verdun. Returned to USA May 22, 1919, at …

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Clarence E. Ayers

1st Class Private, Q. M. C., Corporal American Headquarters in France; of Washington County; son of E. W. and N. A. Ayres. Entered service August 1, 1918, at Plymouth, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Meiggs, Washington, D. C., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France Sept. 23, 1918. Returned to …

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A. N. Alexander

Corporal Supply Train, 306th Co., 81st Div.; of Washington County; son of A. and Mrs. Rennie Valiginia Alexander. Entered service May 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die. Received Victory Medal with two stars. Returned to U. S. A., Newport …

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Clarence S. Ausbon

Sergt., Battery B, Field Artillery, 30th Div., 113th Regt. of Washington County; son of C. V. W. and Sadie L. Ausbon. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 17, 1917. Overseas to France June 6, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne, Woevre, Thiancourt. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 30, 1919.

Washington 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 Washington County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Absalom …

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