Slave Narrative of Mary Anderson

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Mary Anderson Location: 17 Poole Road, R.F.D. #2, Raleigh, North Carolina Place of Birth: Wake County NC Date of Birth: May 10, 1851 Age: 86 My name is Mary Anderson. I was born on a plantation near Franklinton, Wake County, N. C. May 10, 1851. I was a slave



Slave Narrative of Ida Adkins

Interviewer: Travis Jordan Person Interviewed: Ida Adkins Location: Durham, North Carolina Age: 79 Ex-slave 79 years. [TR note: Numerous hand written notations and additions in the following interview (i.e. wuz to was; er to a; adding t to the contractions.) Made changes where obvious without comment. Additions and comments were left as notation, in order



Slave Narrative of Mattie Curtis

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: Mattie Curtis Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Location of Birth: Orange County NC Age: 98 Occupation: Sewing Before And After The War An interview with Mattie Curtis, 98 years old, of Raleigh, North Carolina, Route # 4. I wus borned on de plantation of Mr. John Hayes in Orange County



Slave Narrative of Frank Freeman

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Frank Freeman Location: 216 Tuppers Lane, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: December 14, 1857 Place of Birth: Wake County NC Age: 76 I was born near Rolesville in Wake County Christmas Eve, 24 of December 1857. I am 76 years old. My name is Frank Freeman and my



Slave Narrative of Charles W. Dickens

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Charles W. Dickens Location: Raleigh, North Carolina (1115 East Lenoir Street) My name is Charles W. Dickens. I lives at 1115 East Lenoir Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake County. I wuz born August 16, 1861, de year de war started. My mother wuz named Ferebee Dickens. My father wuz



Shakori Indians

Shakori Tribe: A native name but its significance unknown, though perhaps the same as Sugari, “stingy or spoiled people,” or “of the river whose-water-cannot-be drunk.” Also called: Cacores, a misprint. Shakori Connections. The Shakori belonged to the Siouan linguistic family, their closest connections being evidently with the southern division of the Siouan tribes of the



Abram Rencher Winston

Lt. Col., Med. Corps, 30th Div. Born in Franklin County, 1878; son of R. N. and Charlotte Winston. Husband of Mrs. Fannie Winston. Entered the service at Franklinton July 27, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Overseas to France May 8, 1918. Promoted to rank of Lt. Col. April 15, 1919; to rank of



Robert R. Speed

2nd Lt., M. G. Co., 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Franklin County June 27, 1896; son of J. W. Speed and Maggie Speed. Entered service Sept. 27, 1916, at Franklinton. Sent to Camp Stewart Oct. 2, 1916, transferred from there to Camp Sevier Aug. 1st, transferred to Camp Leon Springs Jan. 1, 1918. Sailed



John D. Morris

Sergt., Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Franklin County June 19, 1895; son of J. D. and Mrs. Lizzie Morris. Entered service June 3, 1915. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., July, 1917. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. 1916, Sergt. 1917. Fought at Ypres. Wounded at Ypres by



L. Leonadus Preddy

Private 1st Class, F. A., Bty. B, 30th Div., 113th Reg. Born in Franklin County; son of Robert and Mrs. Ettie Preddy. Entered service April 25, 1918, at Franklinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France May 25,



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