Beaufort County, North Carolina – Wills 1703-1799

A. 1759 ADAMS, JAMES, Mary (wife), James, Dorothy and Winifred. 1759 ALLEN, TIMOTHY, Rebecca (wife), Ephraim, Martha, Prudence, Salathiel, Jeremiah and Elizabeth. 1760 ADAMS, ANN, Kennedy and John. 1761 ALDERSON, JOHN, Ann (wife), Levi and Simeon. 1765 ABBOTT, WILLIAM, Elizabeth (wife), James and Walter. 1783 ADAMS, JOHN, Ann (wife), Dinah. 1790 ARCHBELL, NATHAN, John, Nathan



Slave Narrative of Uncle David Blount

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: David Blount Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Days On The Plantation As told by Uncle David Blount, formerly of Beaufort County, who did not know his age. “De Marster” he refers to was Major Wm. A. Blount, who owned plantations in several parts of North Carolina. Yes mam, de days



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



J. R. Willand

Private, Hdqrs. Co., Depot Div., 8th Regt. Born in Beaufort County, N.C., July 29, 1896; son of A. and Mrs. Mary D. Willand. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Hill, Va., and back to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at



A. G. Willis

Private, Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of E. K. and Mrs. Willis. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Kelly Field, to Camp Richfield, Tex., then to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Dec. 31, 1919.



John R. Selby

Messenger, Express. Born in Beaufort County; son of S. T. and Beulah Selby. Entered service April, 1917, at Washington, N.C., and sent to Raleigh, transferred to Portsmouth, detached service. Notified to join service Nov. 11th at Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Raleigh Dec. 19, 1919.



Charles E. O’Donovan

Chief Yeoman, Navy. Born in Beaufort County; the son of J. J. and C. A. O’Donovan. Entered the service Oct., 1914, at Seattle, Wash. Sent to U. S. S. “Huntington,” then to hospital ship “Mercy.” Made 14 trips overseas. His ship was given credit for sinking a submarine and unofficial credit for another. Mustered out



Edward James Mitchell

Mechanic, Trench Artly., Btry. B; of Beaufort County; son of N. E. and Frances Mitchell. Entered service June 14, 1918, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Clemson College, S. C. Transferred to Ft. Moultrie, S. C., from there to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France Nov. 9, 1918. Returned to USA Jan. 14, 1919, at Newport



Frank White Miles

1st Sergt., Inf., M. G. Co., 119th Regt., 30th Div.; from Beaufort County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Miles. Husband of Lillian Miles. Entered service at Goldsboro, N.C., June 7, 1917, and sent to Camp Royster, N.C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted 1st Sergt. October, 1918, and transferred to Development



Thad H. Hodges

Corpl., Air Service, 5th and 2nd A. S. M.; of Beaufort County; son of S. C. and Virginia Hodges. Entered service Dec. 13, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for Brest, France, March 26, 1918. Promoted to Corpl., June,



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