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



Slave Narrative of William George Hinton

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: William George Hinton Location: North Carolina Date of Birth: August 28th, 1859 Place of Birth: Wake County NC Star Street, R. F. D. #2, Box 171 I was born in Wake County in de year 1859, August 28th. I ‘members seeing de Yankees, it seems like a dream. One



Mercer C. Parrot

Lt., Med. Corps, in the Navy. Entered service in the 5th Naval District; the son of George F. and Julia F. Parrott, of Lenoir County. Husband of Corinne Hancock Parrott. Resident of Kinston, N.C., going from there to Norfolk, Va., Nov. 17, 1917. Commissioned Lt. Jr. grade August, 1917; Lt. Sr. grade July 1, 1918.



P. W. West

Seaman 2nd Class (Navy); of Lenoir County; son of Horace and Mrs. Hattie West. Entered service May 31, 1918, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. On U. S. S. Southport, Hospital Ambulance, Nov. 15, 1918, to July, 1919. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., Aug. 5, 1919.



J. O. H. Taylor

1st Lt., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Lenoir County; son of J. W. and Mrs. E. J. Taylor. Husband of Mrs. Leone Taylor. Entered service in 1916 at Kinston, N.C. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. 1910; 1st Lt. 1913. Has been in N.C. N. G. about ten years. Was on Mexican



Jasper O. Temple

Corpl., Amb. Corps, 317th Co., 80th Div., 305th San. Tr.; of Lenoir County; son of R. H. and Mrs. Hattie Temple. Husband of Mrs. Ella Mallard Temple. Entered service Sept. 17, 1917. Sent to Camp Lee, Va., transferred to Lambert’s Pt. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. Mustered out



Roger N. Sutton

1st Sergt., Air Service, 486th Squad; of Lenoir County; son of A. J. and Mrs. Fanny C. Sutton. Husband of Mrs. Carolina Brock Sutton. Entered service Oct. 14, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, transferred to Kelly Field, then to Morrison, Va. Sailed for France March, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl., Dec.



George Everett Rhodes

Sergt., Aviation, 1st Co., 4th Regt. Born in Lenoir County; son of R. E. L. and Mrs. Etta Rhodes. Entered service Jan. 5, 1916, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France July, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. July, 1918. Enlisted in N.C. N. G. Served on Mexican



Richard Lewis Rhodes

Band Corpl., 119th Inf., Hdqurs. Co., 30th Div. Born in Lenoir County; son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Rhodes. Entered service Jan. 29, 1916, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., then to the Mexican Border. Transferred to Camp Royster and Camp Sevier, 1917-1918. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Gassed at



Joseph Dixon Rountree

Private 1st Class, Co. C, 1st Div., 28th Reg. Born in Lenoir County, Aug. 20, 1898; son of Joseph H. and Elizabeth Dixon Rountree. Entered service April 19, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Savannah, Ga. Transferred to Texas. Fought at Cantigny and wounded there May 30, 1918. Died May 31, 1918. Buried in French



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