Slave Narrative of Robert McKinley

Interviewer: Anna Pritchett Person Interviewed: Robert McKinley Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Place of Birth: Stanley County, N.C. Date of Birth: 1849 Place of Residence: 1664 Columbia Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana Occupation: “herb doctor” Federal Writers’ Project of the W.P.A. District #6 Marion County Anna Pritchett 1200 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana FOLKLORE ROBERT MCKINLEY-EX-SLAVE 1664 Columbia Avenue, Indianapolis,



Slave Narrative of Mrs. Phoebe Bost

Interviewer: Frank Smith Person Interviewed: Phoebe Bost Location: Campbell, Ohio Place of Birth: Louisiana Place of Residence: 3461 Wilson Avenue, Campbell, Ohio Youngstown, Ohio. Mrs. Phoebe Bost, was born on a plantation in Louisiana, near New Orleans. She does not know her exact age but says she was told, when given her freedom that she



Biography of Hon. William Alexander Ramsey

HON. WILLIAM ALEXANDER RAMSEY. This able associate  the Shannon County Court, from the Western District, is a native of Stanley County, N. C., born in 1845, and a son of Sanders Taylor and Leah (Light) Ramsey, who were also born in the Old North State, where they lived until 1846, when they removed to Tennessee,



Tom H. Russell

Sergt., Camp Personnel Co.; of Stanley County; son of W. C. and S. F. A. Russell. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Winston-Salem. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier Feb. 14, 1919.



David T. Singleton

Private, Depot Co., Artly., 3rd Army Corps; son of R. D. and Caroline Singleton, of Norwood, Stanley County. Entered service March 19, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 22, 1918. Fought at Chateau-Thierry, Meuse-Argonne, Verdun, Champagne, Mons. Gassed at Argonne September, 1918. Returned to USA Aug. 2, 1919.



Jesse W. Morris

Private, 2nd Trench Mortar Btn., Btry. B, 77th Div.; of Stanley County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Caroline Morris. Entered service June 1, 1916, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. In action 28 days on Lorraine Front. Returned



Thomas A. Hathcock

Major, Med. Corps, 31st Div.; of Stanley County; son of the late T. A. and Sarah Katherine Hathcock. Husband of Estelle (Dunlap) Hathcock. Entered service Aug. 2, 1917, at Norwood. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe; transferred to Camp Wheeler; then Promoted to Capt. May 23, 1918. Major Jan., 1919. On duty at Base Hospital at Camp



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