Private, Inf., 48th Co. Born in Randolph County, Nov. 28, 1890; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Rush. Entered the service Sept. 26, 1917, at Asheboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga., Sept. 26, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Dec. 18, 1917.
1st Class Private, F. A., Btry. A, 9th Regt. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Connor. Entered the service at High Point, N.C., Aug. 26, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Promoted to rank of Quartermaster Nov. 15, 1918. Was sick with influenza. Remained at Camp Jackson,
Private, 1st Class, 6th Co., 2nd Train Btn., Inf.; son of A. H. and Mrs. M. M. Cranford; of Randolph County. Entered service July, 1918, at Asheboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Served with same company until mustered out of service at Camp Jackson, S. C.,
Wagoner, 119th Inf., Supply Co., 30th Div. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cox. Entered the service at Asheboro, N.C., Oct. 10, 1917. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium; Hindenburg Line.
Cook, Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 120th Reg.; of Randolph County; son of H. C. and Martha Chisholm. Entered service July 27, 1916, at Asheboro. Sent to Camp Stewart, Texas. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France June 8, 1918. Promoted to rank of Cook Jan. 1, 1917. In all actions of the 120th Reg.
Merchant Marine, Boatswain’ Mate; of Randolph County; son of W. M. and Mrs. M. E. Burrows. Entered service Aug. 28, 1918, at Boston. Mass. Mustered out Feb. 5, 1919.
Private, Spruce Division, S. P. D. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Alford. Husband of Mrs. Ollie (R. Sullivan) Alford. Entered the service at Detroit, Mich., July 2, 1918. Was sent to Vancouver Barracks. Served with S. P. D. throughout entire service. Mustered out at Vancouver Barracks, Dec. 10,
Jeremiah C. Cooper, farmer; P. O. Hutton; was born in Franklin Co., N. C., April 25, 1786, being now 93 years of age, hale and hearty; he remained with his parents up to the age of 21, working upon farms in the neighborhood, when he purchased a farm in Randolph Co., N. C., and lived
Henry Bell, farmer; P. O. Hutton; was born in Randolph Co., N. C., in the year 1819; his parents Pierce and Rebecca moved to Preble Co., Ohio., in the year 1820, and after remaining about fifteen years, moved to Rush Co., Ind., where they lived for about fifteen or twenty years; in 1850, they came
David Alan Russell, 61, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 26, 2005, at his mother’s home in Vale after a sudden illness. There will be no funeral. Disposition was by cremation. His cremains will be scattered at the same site as those of his brother, Fuller. Dave was born on Jan. 13, 1944, at