Cheraw Indians

Cheraw Tribe: Significance unknown.  Also called: Ani’-Suwa’II, Cherokee name. Saraw, Suali, synonyms even more common than Cheraw. Xuala, Xualla, Spanish and Portuguese forms of the word, the x being intended for sh. Cheraw Connections. The Cheraw are classed on circumstantial grounds in the Siouan linguistic family though no words of their tongue have been preserved.



Author N. York

1st Class Private, Inf., 122nd Supply Co., 5th Inf.; of Polk County; son of J. S. and Mrs. Mollie York. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Cedartown, Ga. Sent to Camp Gordon, Ga., transferred to Camp Wheeler, Ga. Served here with same company until discharged. Mustered out at Camp Wheeler, Ga., April 18, 1918.



D. W. Moore

Q. M. 2nd Class (Navy). Born in Polk County; son of N. D. Moore and Mrs. N. D. Moore. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Moore. Entered service Jan. 2, 1918, at Rutherfordton, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, then to U. S. S. Kittery, U. S. S. Vixen, U. S. S. Dubuque, U. S. S. Hale. Made



Polk 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 Polk County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project)



Gebert, Laura Mrs. – Obituary

Haines, Oregon Laura Gebert, 82, of Haines died June 22, 2002, at her home. Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland. Laura Bell Bennett Gebert was born on Jan. 7, 1920, at Green Creek, Polk County, N.C. She was a daughter of Willard Bennett and Kitty Mae



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