Biography of Robert C. Williams

The subject of this sketch was born in Surry (now Yadkin) county, North Carolina, December 21, 1817. He lived with his father, who was a farmer in moderate circumstances, until nineteen years of age, and than left the farm to engage at school-teaching, and thereby secured the means to complete his education. In June, 1839,



Slave Narrative of Aunt Laura Bell

Interviewer: Mary A. Hicks Person Interviewed: Laura Bell Location: 2 Bragg Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 73 An interview with Laura Bell, 73 years old, of 2 Bragg Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. Being informed that Laura Bell was an old slavery Negro, I went immediately to the little two-room shack with its fallen roof and



Biography of Levi Smith

LEVI SMITH. Among the many agriculturists who have devoted their attention to the occupation of tilling the soil in Howell Township, Howell County, Missouri, Levi Smith is one of the foremost, and he owes the success which has attended his operations in this respect to his own good fighting qualities. He owes his nativity to



Biography of Hon. Steven L. Wiles

HON. STEVEN L. WILES. Mr. Wiles is a prominent citizen of Polk Township, and one whose constancy to the business in hand and whose thrift have added so greatly to the value of the agricultural region. He is a native of North Carolina, was born in Surry County in the year 1831, and is the



Biography of Allen Phillips

ALLEN PHILLIPS. The creditable condition of agricultural life in Boone County, Arkansas, is due to a great extent to the enterprise, energy and intelligence of her worthy tillers of the soil, prominent among whom may be mentioned. Allen Phillips, born in Surry County, N. C., February 12, 1847, a son of A. and Susan (Wilburn)



Biography of James M. Parker

JAMES M. PARKER. – There is no more worthy subject for the pen of the writer than the sturdy, faithful pioneer. Little will ever be said concerning that life compared with the amount that might really be mentioned in praise of this noble class of individuals. We are pleased to announce that the man whose



Biography of Micajah H. Phillips

For over half a century Micajah H. Phillips has made his home in Oklahoma and for many years he was an active factor in the agricultural development of the state, but is now living retired on his farm near Delaware, in Nowata county, having reached the age of seventy-eight years. He was born in Surry



Roy Charles Snow

Private, Inf., M. G., Co. G, 30th Div., 19th Regt. Born in Surry County Jan. 6, 1894; son of Joseph A. Snow and Elizabeth Cora Key Snow. Entered service April, 1917, at Mount Airy, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May, 1917. Killed Oct. 11, 1918.



George Key Snow

Capt., Q. M. C., Co. B, 304th Regt., 310th Service Btn. Born in Surry County May 5, 1891; son of Joseph A. Snow and Cora Elizabeth Key Snow. Husband of Tula Nina Waller. Entered service May 2, 1917, at Mount Airy, N.C., and sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., May 2, 1917. Transferred to Camp Jackson,



H. K. Swanson

Sergt., P. M. G. Born in Surry County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Swanson. Entered the service at Mt. Airy, N.C., Sept. 7, 1917. Was sent to Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Dec. 12, 1919. Served with P. M. G. Dept., N.C. Detachment.



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