A list of Colored Apprentices that have been indentured in the County Court of Cleveland County since May 1866 Underage children who were not or could not be supported by their parents or were orphans were apprenticed by Freedmen’s Bureau officials to persons who would be responsible for their upbringing and welfare. North Carolina Cleveland
The physician is a man who inspires confidence because he is worthy of it. His humanity is expressed and his interest in his patients is intensified by reason of the concern he has for them, as well as for the experience he may gain that may be for the benefit of future sufferers. A student
Arthur Bourne Smith, Ph. B., B. L. S. The degree following Mr. Smith’s name means Bachelor of Library Science. He is librarian for the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan. That position he has held since 1911 and is a librarian of wide experience and has done much to make the library at Manhattan accessible
Private 1st Class, Engrs., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Cleveland County; son of Eli and Julie Putman. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Shelby, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France April, 1918. Fought at St. Quentin, Meuse-Argonne, Cambrai, Ypres. Gassed at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1919. Sent to
1st Class Private, Co. F, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Cleveland County; son of P. B. and Mrs. Eugenia Poston. Husband of Isabel Poston. Entered service Sept. 8, 1917, at Shelby, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918.
Corpl., Co. I, 28th Inf., 1st Div. Born in Cleveland County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lowery. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., from there was sent to Ft. Ringo, Texas. Sailed for France June 14, 1917. Fought in all battles with 1st Div. Arrived in USA April 12, 1919. Mustered out
Cook, Co. 4, 306th Supply Train; son of J. S. and Mrs. L. Glenn; of Cleveland County. Entered service Nov. 17, 1917, at Shelby, N.C., sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 9, 1918. Returned to USA June, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 9, 1919.
Private, 144th Machine Gun; son of J. D. and Margaret Fulton; of Cleveland County. Husband of Emma Fulton. Entered service July 22, 1918, at Kings Mountain, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Nov. 10, 1918. Returned to USA April 17, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April
Capt., Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Cleveland County. Born May 29, 1879; son of Ben Franklin Dixon and Mrs. Leonora Tracy Dixon. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Asheboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Canal
1st Lt., Inf., Machine Gun Co., 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Cleveland County; son of Ben F. and Mrs. Leonora Tracy Dixon. Husband of Mrs. Marion Homes Dixon. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France May 8, 1918.