Biography of William H. Branson

Very few American families can trace their ancestry beyond three or four generations. This is due to the lack of a historical spirit among the early settlers of a country. They make no records, and only vague traditions carry their histories down to other generations. When the Branson family came to America cannot be accurately



Slave Narrative of Martha Allen

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: Martha Allen Location: 1318 South Person Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Place of Birth: Craven County NC Age: 78 Ex-Slave Story An interview with Martha Allen, 78, of 1318 South Person Street, Raleigh. I wuz borned in Craven County seventy eight years ago. My pappa wuz named Andrew Bryant an’



Slave Narrative of Bill Crump

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: Bill Crump Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 82 I reckon dat I wus borned in Davidson County on de plantation of Mr. Whitman Smith, my mammy’s marster. My daddy wus named Tom an’ he ‘longed ter Mr. Ben Murry fust an’ later ter Mr. Jimmy Crump. Daddy wus named



Trinity College Historical Society Papers

The following sketches represents for the most part work done by the students in the upper classes of Trinity College. It has not been thought wise to be to stringent in reforming the style of these pieces, but pains have been taken to ensure the reliability of the facts presented. The work of collecting them was begun with some hesitation, but it is now an assured fact that they will appear regularly in the future. They are the outgrowth of the devotion of young men to the neglected field of Southern history.



Keyauwee Indians

Keyauwee Tribe: Meaning unknown. Keyauwee Connections. From the historical affiliations of Keyauwee, they are presumed to have been of the Siouan linguistic family. Keyauwee Location. About the points of meeting of the present Guilford, Davidson, and Randolph Counties. (See also South Carolina.) Keyauwee Villages. No separately named villages are known. Keyauwee History. The Keyauwee do



Biography of Charles L. Heitman

The influence of culture and broad professional and worldly experience upon a new community is visible in Idaho as the result of the work and the example of high-minded men like Charles L. Heitman of Rathdrum, Kootenai county, a lawyer who does honor to the law, to the courts, to himself and to the people



Joseph H. Redding, Jr.

Private, Inf., Co. H, 81st Div., 323rd Regt., Inf.; of Randolph County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Ellen Redding. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Ashboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France. Landed at Liverpool Aug. 11, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 14,



Wayman A. Ridge

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. I, 322nd Regt., 81st Div. Born in Randolph County July 28, 1892; son of J. A. and Orie Ridge. Entered service at Ashboro, N.C., May 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 11,



Bryson N. Richardson

Private, Engrs., Co. F, 147th Regt.; of Randolph County; son of William R. and Mrs. Ella Richardson. Entered service August 27, 1918, at Carthage, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Mustered out at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind., Dec. 11, 1918.



A. R. Pierce

Cook, Med. Dept. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Pierce. Entered the service Dec. 10, 1917, at Asheboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France July 14, 1918. Was under shell fire at Meuse-Argonne Front. Returned to



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