Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Andrew Boone Location: Wake County, North Carolina. Harris Farm. Age: 90 years Occupation: Worked in show business I been living in dese backer barns fifteen years. I built this little shelter to cook under. Dey cut me off the WPA cause dey said I wus too ole to work.
Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Henry Anthony Location: Biscoe, Arkansas Age: 84 “I was born at Jackson, North Carolina. My master and mistress named Betsy and Jason Williams but my pa’s name was Anthony. My young master was a orderly seargent. He took me wid him to return some mules and wagons. He showed
Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. G, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Northampton County; son of E. C. and Mrs. Nettie Whitehead. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Rich Square, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., Oct. 18, 1917. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., and Calais, France, May 29, 1918.
1st Class Private, 422nd Supply Tr. Born in Northampton County; son of W. R. and Mrs. F. Z. Wheeler. Entered service March 22, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Johnston, then to Camp Upton. Went to France Aug. 10, 1918. Returned to USA July 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee Aug.
1st Lt., Med. Corps, 80th Div.; of Northampton County; son of W. J. and Mrs. Eugene Vaughan. Husband of Mrs. Martha Connell Vaughan. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Rich Square, N.C. Sent to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France Aug. 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. Jan. 8, 1918. Fought at
2nd Class Seaman (Navy). Born in Northampton County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Stephenson. Entered the service Aug. 8, 1918, at Seaboard, N.C. Was sent to Great Lakes, Ill., and from there to St. Helena, Va. On duty at St. Helena, Va. Mustered out at St. Helena, Va., March 2, 1919.
Capt., 3rd Div., 38th Inf., M. G. Co. Born in Northampton County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Suiter. Entered the service at Rocky Mount, N.C., Aug. 27, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and from there to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 31, 1918. Promoted
Capt., Med. Corps, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Northampton County; son of J. L. and Mrs. Virginia F. Brittle Suiter. Husband of Mrs. Nancy Joyner Suiter. Entered service Sept. 17, 1917, at Jackson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. Sept.
Sergt., Engrs., Co. D. Born in Northampton County, N.C., Jan., 1896; son of W. E. and Nellie B. Roane. Husband of Francis Benthal Roane. Entered service at Rich Square, N.C., April 25, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France, Sept. 13, 1918. Promoted to Segrt. June 1, 1919. Returned to the USA
1st Lt., A. R. C. Born in Northampton County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Outland. Entered the service May 23, 1918, at New York. Sailed for France June 3, 1918. Was promoted from Top Sergt. to 2nd Lt. and from 2nd Lt. to 1st Lt. Received the French Croix de Guerre. Was