Surname: Gresham

Captain Stewart, G. M. D. No. 655, Lagrange District

Captain Stewart, G. M. D. No. 655, Lagrange District Adams, Absalom Adams, James M. Allums, Britton Amoss, James Barnes, William Bays, John R. Bays, Moses Bays, Nathaniel Boman, Isham Boman, Larkin Boman, Levi Boman, Robert Boman, William Brooks, Isaac R. Brooks, John Brooks, William Burson, Isaac C. Butler, Whitaker Cardwell, William Collum, James Crawley, Bird Crawley, Turner Culberson, David H. Culberson, James H. Culberson, Jeremiah C. Curry, James Daniel, James L. Daniel, William B. Day, Stephen Dennis, Peter Dickson, Thomas Dunn, Barney Ethredge, Bryant Ethridge, Zachariah Funderburk, Washington Furgison, Burrell Gibson, Churchill Gibson, William Glenn, James Gresham, Davis E. Grizzle,

Slave Narrative of Harriett Gresham

Interviewer: Pearl Randolph Person Interviewed: Harriett Gresham Location: Jacksonville, Florida Age: 98 Occupation: Field Worker Born on December 6, 1838, Harriett Gresham can recall quite clearly the major events of her life as a slave, also the Civil War as it affected the slaves of Charleston and Barnwell, South Carolina. She was one of a group of mulattoes belonging to Edmond Bellinger, a wealthy plantation owner of Barnwell. With her mother, the plantation seamstress and her father, a driver, she lived in the “big house” quarters, and was known as a “house nigger.” She played with the children of her

Biographical Sketch of Harry Ernest Gresham

Gresham, Harry Ernest; born, Sheffield, Eng., 1865; son of L. S. and Emily (Hooten) Gresham; educated in commercial and private schools, Sheffield; married; two sons and one daughter, went to work in cutlery factory at 134 years of age; learned the practical making of pocket cutlery; at 19, was manager of W. Nealthy & Son, pocket knife dept.; came to America in 1886; three years member First York and Lancaster Light Infantry; sergeant, four years; trustee Village of Lakewood; private sec’y to J. H. Wade since 1892; British Vice Consul since 1909; Past Grand, Tyrian Lodge, I. 0. 0. F.;