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Slave Narrative of Margrett Nickerson

Interviewer: Rachel A. Austin Person Interviewed: Margrett Nickerson Location: Jacksonville, Florida Age: 89-90 In her own vernacular, Margrett Nickerson was “born to William A. Carr, on his plantation near Jackson, Leon County, many years ago.” When questioned concerning her life on this plantation, she continues: “Now honey, it’s been so long ago, I don’ ‘meber …

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Walter C. May

Mess Sergt., Motor Transport Corps, unassigned; of Davidson County; son of W. S. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rathrock May. Entered service May 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., Jessup, Ga., to Camp Hollabird, Md. Served with Motor Transport Corps throughout. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 7, 1919.

William B. May

Corpl, F. A., Btry A, 8th Regt.; of Davidson County; son of W. S. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rathrock May. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Hill, Newport News, Va. Promoted to Corpl. Oct. 27, 1918. Boarded transport U. S. S. Tenandorse to sail for France Nov. …

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

Biography of Isaac E. May

ISAAC E. MAY. A successful business man and public spirited citizen, Mr. May has been identified by residence with Madison County practically all his life. He began his career as a worker for others, and by industry and ability became master of his own circumstances, and since leaving the office of County clerk a few …

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Floyd County Kentucky: List of Slave Owners

This list is as remembered by the oldest citizens, and one T.J. “Uncle” Jeff Sizemore, 94 years old Civil War Veteran and citizen of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, dictated then to the writer in just this order. The List of People who owned Slaves in Floyd County include: Sophia Lane, Lanesville. Jim Lane, Lanesville Gilbert Higgins, Wilson’s …

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