Slave Narrative of Charity Austin

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Charity Austin Location: 507 South Bloodworth Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: July 27, 1852 Place of Birth: Granville County NC I wus borned in the year 1852, July 27. I wus born in Granville County, sold to a slave speculator at ten years old and carried to



Saponi Indians

Saponi Tribe: Evidently a corruption of Monasiccapano or Monasukapanough, which, as shown by Bushnell, is probably derived in part from a native term “moni seep” signifying “shallow water.” Paanese is a corruption and in no way connected with the word “Pawnee.” Saponi Connections. The Saponi belonged to the Siouan linguistic family, their nearest relations being



James J. Walters

Sergt., Inf., Co. E, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Granville County; son of Conrad and Mrs. Loretta Walters. Entered service April 16, 1917, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 13, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. August, 1917; to Sergt. 1918. Fought at Ypres, Cambrai and St. Quentin.



Robert Kennon Taylor

Private, Inf., Co. E, 6th Div., 54th Regt. Born in Granville County in 1895; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. A. Taylor. Entered service May 10, 1918, at Oxford, N.C. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sent overseas to France July 23, 1918. Fought at Vosges



Henry Lindsey Taylor

Sergt., M. G. Co., 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Granville County in 1896; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. A. Taylor. Entered service April 23, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sent to France. Promoted to rank of Corpl. October, 1917; promoted to



Thaddeus G. Stem

Maj., F. A., 1st Btry., 113th, Regt., 30th Div.; of Granville County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Mary Lee Stem. Husband of Mrs. Hallie M. Stem. Entered service July 1, 1916, at Oxford, Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Promoted



William C. Robards

Sergt., 120th Inf., 30th Div., Co. E. Born in Granville County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Robards. Entered the service at Oxford, N.C., June 22, 1916. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. August, 1917, and to Sergt.



Paul Benona Mayes

Private, Inf., Co. C, 42nd Div., 168th Regt. Born in Granville County Feb. 3, 1896; the son of W. E. and Mrs. Irene Mayes. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 24, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier June, 1918; from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France



William T. Landis

1st Lt., Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Granville County May 11, 1893; son of Charles H. and Mrs. Mariana T. Landis. Entered service July 27, 1917, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 30, 1918. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J., May 1, 1918. Sailed for France June



Brodie Ernest Howard

Private, Inf., Co. Officers, Training School; of Granville County; son of E. K. and Alice Howard. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Gordon, Ga. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., Nov. 25, 1918.



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