Biography of Joseph Knight

JOSEPH A. KNIGHT. – A capable and enterprising citizen of Union county who has labored for the advancement of the county for many years, displaying both ability and integrity in these efforts as in all his career, the subject of this article is deserving of representation in ths volume, and it is with pleasure that



Biography of Jacob Thompson

North Carolina has contributed much to the history of other States. Many of our promising youths have gone to add their lives and talents to increasing the honor rolls of other sections of the Union. Upon all such she looks with pride and pleasure. But she is not willing that all the honor coming from



Slave Narrative of William Williams

Interviewer: Chas. McCullough Person Interviewed: William Williams Location: Canton, Ohio Place of Birth: Caswell County, North Carolina Date of Birth: April 14, 1857 Place of ResidenceL 1227 Rex Ave. S.E. Canton, Ohio Ex-Slaves Stark County, District 5 Aug 13, 1937 WILLIAM WILLIAMS, Ex-Slave Interview with William Williams, 1227 Rex Ave. S.E. Canton, O. “I was



Caswell County, North Carolina – Wills 1777-1799

A. 1784 March. ALLEN, ROBERT, Hannah (wife); Josiah Allen (grandson). 1784 September. ATKINSON, ROBERT, Ransom, Patsy, Mary and Jane. 1788 July. ANTHONY, JOHN, Ursula (wife); Jonathan, Elijah, John, William, Joseph, Elizabeth (children); Nancy Stone, Sarah Boney and Jane Carder (daughters). B. 1777 June. BARNETT, ROBERT, Sarah (wife); Robert and Andrew. 1777 June. BUMPAS, SAMUEL, Mary



Biography of John M. Mason

John M. Mason, a well-known farmer of the Fifteenth District, was born October 22, 1819, in North Carolina, and came to Smith (now Dekalb) County in 1827. He was the seventh of thirteen children born to Wiley and Nancy (Bensy) Mason. The father was born January 31, 1785, in Virginia. He served in the war



Biography of Joseph M. Shelton

JOSEPH M. SHELTON. – “Present misfortune is our future weal,” wrote the old homilist; and in human experience it has been well enough proved that in adversity is the power of a man’s character developed. Joseph M. Shelton, the subject of this sketch, had lived in comfort and prosperity on the family plantation in Caswell



J. A. Newman

Sergt., M. G. Co., 49th, 5th Group; of Caswell County; son of R. I. and Mrs. D. G. Newman. Entered servcie July 24, 1918, at Yanceyville, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Returned to USA account of evident ability as Machine Gun Instructor. Was recommended as hand to hand combat and qualified for such position.



Caswell 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 Caswell County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Anderson-Harrison-Slade-Wilkerson



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