The Case of the State Vs. Will

One of the most remarkable cases ever tried in the North Carolina courts was the case of The State vs. Will. It was the most important case on the subject of slavery and fixed a slave’s right to defend himself against the cruel and unjust punishment of a master. It was decided at the December



Grimes Cemetery, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Grimes Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Bud Parker Road Cemetery, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Bud Parker Road Cemetery in either Edgecombe or Pitt County, North Carolina.



United Methodist Church Cemetery, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the United Methodist Church Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Grimes Farm Cemetery, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Grimes Farm Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Thigpen Cemetery, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Thigpen Cemetery in either Edgecombe or Pitt County, North Carolina.



Moore Cemetery, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Moore Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Mathews Cemetery, Edgecomb County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Mathews Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Unknown Cemetery, Conotoe, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of an Unknown Cemetery in Conotoe, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



Dawson Cemetery, West Conetoe, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Dawson Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.



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