Wayne County NC

Wayne 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 Wayne County, North Carolina GenWeb Archives) Anderson Cemetery …

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Samuel M. Britt

Reg. Sergt. Major, Inf., Co. Hdqrs., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of W. G. and Barbara Britt. Entered service June, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of R. S. M. July, 1917. Fought at Ypres-Somme …

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George Elliason

Private, 1st class, Inf., Supply Co., 12th Div., 36th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of Nick and Pannageta Elliason. Entered service May 10, 1918, at Bluefield, W. Va. Sent to Ft. Snell, Minn., from there to Devins, Mass., and then to Sherman, O. Mustered out at Sherman, O., May 28, 1919.

Paul B. Smith

1st Class Private, 317th Amb. Co., 305th San. Tr., 80th Div. Born in Wayne County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith. Volunteered for service at Raleigh, N.C., from Fremont, N.C., Sept. 17, 1917. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 1, …

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Henry V. Sasser

Corpl., Field Sig. Corps., Co. 306, Attached to 81st Div.; of Wayne County; son of J. J. and Mrs. Sarah Sasser. Entered service May, 1918, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. April, 1919. Fought at Vosges Mtns., …

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W. G. Smith, Jr.

1st Class Private, Inf., Unassigned. Born in Wayne County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Smith. Entered the service July 31, 1918, at Syracuse, N. Y. Was transferred to Washington, D. C., Sept. 12, 1918, for clerical work, operating division, general staff, U. S. Army. Mustered out at Camp Meiggs, D. C., Dec. …

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Roy Lee Yelverton

1st Class Private, S. S. U.; of Wayne County; son of I. L. and Mrs. M. K. Yelverton. Entered service May 23, 1917, at Washington, D. C. Sent to Allentown, Pa., June 8, 1917. Sailed for France Dec. 25, 1917. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Lys offensive, Escrow. Attached to French Army; was transporting wounded from …

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Jadie Hooks

Wagoner, 119th Amb., 30th Div., 105th Sanitary Train; of Wayne County; son of J. W. and Mrs. V. Hooks. Entered service Sept. 24, 1917, at Fremont, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France June 4, 1918. Fought at Bohain-Premont, Ypres, Cambrai Hill, Bellicourt, …

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Leon J. Simmons

Wagoner, Med. Corps, 317th Amb., 80th Div.; of Wayne County; son of N. D. and Addie Simmons. Entered service Sept. 17, 1917, at Mt. Olive, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Promoted to Wagoner November, 1917. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp …

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Paul B. Edmundson

2nd Lt., Inf., Co. 1, Replacement Training Camp; son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edmundson. Born in Wayne County. Entered the service April 17, 1917, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Benjamin Harrison, and from there to Camp Taylor, then to Gordon, Ga., from there to Ft. McArthur, Tex. Promoted …

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Slave Narrative of Uncle Willis Williams

Interviewer: Genevieve W. Chandler Person Interviewed: Willis Williams Location: Conway, South Carolina “When wuz I born? Born in August. When I wuz born been August. I wuz a man grown pulling boxes, (turpentine boxes) when the shake wuz. I know the very night the shake come——on a Wednesday night. I wuz on door step loosing …

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William G. Hood

Private, 1st Class, 306th Engineers, Co. D, 81st Div.; of Wayne County; son of T. J. and Malinda Hood. Husband of Mrs. Minnie G. Hood. Entered service May 26, 1918, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 11, 1919.

William C. Thomas

1st Sergt., Co. D, 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wayne County; son of Mrs. Susan Thomas. Husband of Mrs. Daisy Thomas. Entered service July 15, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., Camp Stewart, Texas, Camp Royster, Camp Wadsworth, Camp Sevier, Camp Merritt, and sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all …

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B. C. Jurney

Sergt. Major, Depot Brigade 156. Born in Wayne County; son of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jurney. Entered service April 25, 1918, at Mt. Olive, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Major July 18, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., …

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Jasper F. Mitchell

Sergt., Q. M. C.; of Wayne County; son of Thomas H. and Mrs. Ophelia Mitchell. Entered service May 26, 1918, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Johnston, Fla., to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France July 27, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. June, 1919. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. With the Army …

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James C. Crone

1st Sergt., Inf., Co. D, 322nd Regt., 81st Div.; of Wayne County; son of George and Elizabeth Crone. Husband of Bertha Crone. Entered the service at Goldsboro, N.C., Sept. 20, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted …

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J. R. Whitley

Sergt., 30th Div., 105th San. Tr., F. H., 120th Co.; of Wayne County; son of W. R. and Mrs. Elizabeth Whitley. Husband of Mrs. Ruth Sutton Whitley. Entered service Sept. 4, 1917, at Burlington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France …

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