Sam Adams

1st Class Private, F. A., 1st Div., 5th Field Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Adams. Entered the service May 25, 1918, at Hillsboro, N. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France in August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse, Argonne, Sedan. Returned to



J. E. Allen

Bugler, Field Artillery, Battery C, 30th Div., 113th Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Allen. Husband of Mrs. Grace Allen. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 27, 1918.



Coleman W. Allison

Sergt., 120th Infantry, Co. H, 30th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Allison. Entered the service at Warrenton, N.C., July 25, 1917. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Voormizelle, Bellicourt,



Claude M. Tolar

1st Lt., Adjt. Gen. Staff. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Tolar. Entered the service at Hillsboro, N.C., May 17, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Logan H. Roots, Ark., and from there to Camp Pike, Ark. Commissioned as 2nd Lt. Aug. 15, 1917, and promoted to rank of 1st



Biography of Hon. Henry Montague Willis

Hon. Henry Montague Willis, San Bernardino, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 21. 1831. His ancestors were among the first English settlers of the colony of Virginia and Maryland prior to the Revolution. His father, Mr. Henry H. Willis, was a captain in the merchant marine, with whom the subject of this memoir made a



Occaneechi Tribe

Occaneechi Indians. A small tribe of the eastern Siouan group formerly residing in south Virginia and northern North Carolina. Their history is closely interwoven with that of the Saponi and Tutelo



Orange County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Orange County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Carrboro



Biography of William M’Kerrall

This well-known subject was born in Orange county, N. C., June 17,1824. At sixteen he received the appointment to West Point Military Academy, and entered same class with Gen. Hancock. He was compelled to leave school, however, on account of ill health, and returned to North Carolina. There he entered Caldwell Institute, John Wilson, D.D.,



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