Biography of Bartholomew Figures Moore

Bartholomew Figures Moore was born near Fishing Creek, Halifax County, N. C., January 29, 1801. The first seventeen years of his life were spent on his father’s farm. In 1818 he entered the State University and was graduated from that institution in 1820. From 1820-23 he prepared himself for the practice of law, which he



Genealogy of George Allen Family of Halifax NC

Q149 GEORGE ALLEN: b. in Halifax, N. C. in 1745 and d. in 1836. His father was a native of England. The date of his arrival in America is not known. George fought in the Revolutionary War under General Nathaniel Green and was in the battle of Eutaw Springs, S. C. He m. Susannah Rievis,



Slave Narrative of Betty Foreman Chessier

Person Interviewed: Betty Foreman Chessier Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: July 11, 1843 Age: 94 I was born July 11, 1843 in Raleigh, N. C. My mother was named Melinda Manley, the slave of Governor Manley of North Carolina, and my father was named Arnold Foreman, slave



Biography of Sidney Thorne Able

(Sketch written by Judge Nelson E. Lurton, Commissioner of the United States Court, at Shanghai, China, who served in Mr. Able’s law office as his assistant from 1912 to 1916.) It is so unusual to find read merit displayed in a man until he has been put through some of the trying experiences of life



George N. Taylor

Sgt., F. A., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 113th Reg. Born in Halifax County, June 7, 1890; son of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Taylor. Entered service July 24, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sent to Liverpool, Eng. From there to France, June



Rufus Thomason

Private, Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of A. J. and Mrs. A. J. Thomason. Husband of Mrs. Dora (Clay) Thomason. Entered service July 10, 1916, at Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas, Sept. 29, 1916. Sailed for Liverpool and Calais May 29,



J. L. Tillery

2nd Lt., Inf., Co. F, 87th Div., 346th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of J. M. and Mrs. Lellia Lawrence Tillery. Husband of Mrs. Georgette Brand Tillery. Volunteered for service July 18, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Pike, Ark., to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France Aug.



Edward Tillery

Private, Remount School. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. Tillery. Husband of Mrs. Elaine Bullock Tillery. Entered the service at Scotland Neck, N.C., July 22, 1918. Was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Volunteered for service. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Jan. 29, 1919.



Herbert Graham Rowe

2nd Class Q. M., Navy, U. S. S. Iowa. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Rowe. Entered the service Aug. 14, 1918, at Operating Base, Norfolk, Va. Sailed for overseas service on U. S. S. Wilhelmina. Made four trips across. One to St. Nazaire, two to Brest, and one



Carolyn W. Rowe

Chief Yeoman, F, N. O. T. S. Born in Halifax County Sept. 6, 1898; the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Rowe. Entered the service at Norfolk, Va., from Weldon, N.C., March 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of Chief Yeoman July 30, 1919. Served in Norfolk with the N. O. T. S. during entire



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