Biography of G. W. Ozmont

G.W. OZMENT. – This gentleman is a veteran of the Indian wars, a survivor of many a bloody fight in Southern Oregon, and a pioneer of 1852. Born at Greensborough, North Carolina, in 1833, he became an orphan at the age of ten, and at fifteen went to Western Virginia with an uncle, and somewhat



Assassination of John Walter Stephens

The year 1870 is one of the years that will go down in history as one of great social and political significance, and it well marks the culmination and the decline of the Ku Klux organization. Never before, nor perhaps since, was there a time when prejudice and feeling, intermingled with crime, ran so rampant



Biography of Leonard S. Weast

LEONARD S. WEAST. For over forty years this gentleman has been an honored resident of Marion County, Arkansas He was born in Guilford County, N. C., October 26, 1845, a son of Adam and Sophia (Fortune) Weast, who were born and reared in North Carolina and Virginia, respectively. The latter went with her parents to



Keyauwee Indians

Keyauwee Tribe: Meaning unknown. Keyauwee Connections. From the historical affiliations of Keyauwee, they are presumed to have been of the Siouan linguistic family. Keyauwee Location. About the points of meeting of the present Guilford, Davidson, and Randolph Counties. (See also South Carolina.) Keyauwee Villages. No separately named villages are known. Keyauwee History. The Keyauwee do



Rollins, Ara – Obituary

Formerly of Union and Cove 1906-2001 Ara Lee Rollins, 94, of High Point, N.C., and formerly of Union and Cove, died May 9 at her home. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the Cove Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Schlessman of the First Christian Church officiating. Viewing will be from 4



Franklin E. White

Private 1st Class, 317th F. A. Co., Bty. E, 81st Div.; of Guilford Co.; son of R. F. and Mrs. Mollie B. White. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson April 1, 1918. Sailed for Brest, France, Aug. 7, 1918. Was in Signal Corps. Landed in USA June 8,



Charles W. Thompson

Private, Med. Corps, Base Hosp. No. 65; of Guilford County; son of David and Mrs. Margaret Thompson. Entered service April 8, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Fort McPherson. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for Brest, France, Sept. 13, 1918. Returned to USA May 27, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va.,



F. P. Thomas

Private, 323rd Amb. Co., 81st Div., 306th San. Tr. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Thomas. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Greensboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier and from there was sent to Camp Mills. Went to France Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at



Carl William Venable

Sergt., Inf., Supply Co., 13th Inf. Regt.; of Guilford County; son of J. A. and Mrs. Julia Venable. Entered service July 17, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Columbus, Ohio, transferred to El Paso, Texas, transferred to Camp Custer, Mich. Sailed for England July 20, 1918, then to Russia Sept. 4, 1918; to defense of



Earl D. Smith

Private, Inf., Officers’ Training Camp. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Smith. Entered the service at Plattsburg, N. Y., July 16, 1918. Was sent to Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y. Then to Trinity College, Durham, N.C. Acting 1st Sergt. at Trinity College. Mustered out at Trinity College Dec. 11, 1918.



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