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Weapemeoc Indians

Weapemeoc Tribe: Meaning unknown, but evidently a place name. Also called: Yeopim, a shortened and more usual form. Weapemeoc Connections. The Weapemeoc were almost certainly of the Algonquian linguistic family and related to the Powhatan Indians the north and the...

Daniel A. Tillett

Machinist, Navy, 2nd Div.; of Perquimans County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Lethria Tillett. Husband of Mrs. Alice Godfrey Tillett. Entered the service Dec. 6, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Sent to Cherrystone Island, transferred to League Island. Sailed for France Nov. 10, 1918....

Julian E. Winslow

2nd Lt., Air Service, of Perquimans County; son of Dr. C. C. and Mrs. Mattie L. Winslow. Entered service Jan. 5, 1918, at Hertford, N.C. Set to Atlanta, Ga., transferred to Arcadia, Fla., then to Houston, Tex. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. July 15, 1918. Mustered out at...

Hillary G. Winslow

1st Lt., M. G. Btn., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 161st Brigade,; of Perquimans County; son of Watson and Mrs. Ellen G. Winslow. Husband of Mrs. Emma Pemberton Winslow. Entered service May 13, 1917, at Chapel Hill. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Jackson,...

Vivian N. Darden

Supply Sergt., F. Artly., Baty. F, 316th Regt., 81st Div. Born in Perquimans County, N.C., May 31, 1892; son of Jacob W. and Martha Essie Darden. Entered the service at Hertford, N.C., Sept. 20, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp...

Benjamin C. Berry

2nd Lt. Infantry, 18th Co., Central O. T. S.; of Perquimans County; son of B. A. and Mrs. Annie B. Berry. Husband of Blanche Moore Berry. Entered service May 15, 1918, at Hertford. Sent to A. and E. College at Raleigh, May 15, 1918. Transferred to Camp Gordon....

Weapemeoc Tribe

Weapemeoc Indians. An Algonquian (?) tribe met by Raleigh’s colonists in 1584-89, occupying the territory north of Albemarle Island, North Carolina, including probably most of what is now Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, and Perquimans counties. Their chief town,...

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