Wayne County NC

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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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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Robert E. Cook

Wagoner, 317th Co., 305th Sanitary Train, 80th Div. Born in Wayne County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Cook. Husband of Mrs. Pauline Cook. Volunteered for the service Aug. 5, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Lee. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 1,

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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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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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David Daniel

Private, Inf., Supply Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Wayne County; son of J. A. and Mrs. S. A. Daniel. Husband of Mrs. Carrie Sauls Daniel. Entered service Sept. 28, 1917, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought

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Harvey L. Whitley

Corpl., Co. D, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Wayne County; son of W. R. and Mrs. Elizabeth Whitley. Entered service April 23, 1917, at Fremont. Sent to Camp Royster, when on bridge duty at Haw River. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, Camp Sevier, Camp Merritt, then to Boston, Mass. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Fought

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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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Edgar A. Simkins

Major, 2nd N.C. N. G., 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Wayne County; son of John Simkins and Elizabeth Simkins. Husband of Mrs. Sarah Alice Simkins. Entered service March 15, 1905, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Royster, transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted to rank of Sergt.

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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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The Cox family in America

Two volumes of Cox family genealogy combined as one. The first volume contains information about the various early Cox families across America. The second volume deals specifically with the descendants of James and Sarah Cock of Killingworth upon Matinecock, in the township of Oysterbay, Long Island, New York.

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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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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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Woccon Indians

Woccon Tribe: Significance unknown. Woccon Connections. The Woccon belonged to the Siouan linguistic stock, their closest relations being the Catawba. Woccon Location. Between Neuse River and one of its affluents, perhaps about the present Goldsboro, Wayne County. Woccon Villages Tooptatmeer, supposed to have been in Greene County. Yupwauremau, supposed to have been in Greene County.

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Edgar H. Bain

Capt. Infantry, Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of Theo H. and Mrs. Susan E. Bain. Husband of Mrs. Louisa Hobbs Bain. Entered service June, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, and all other

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