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Jason H. Helms

Musician, Navy. Born in Union County; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. A. Helms. Entered service June 27, 1917, at Monroe, N.C. Sent to Norfolk, Va., and then transferred to U. S. S. “Minnesota,” then to U. S. S. “Utah.” On convoy and patrol duty off...

Joseph A. Helms

Ensign, Navy. Born in Union County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. A. Helms. Entered service at Monroe June 1, 1917. Was sent to Brooklyn and from there to Norfolk, Va. Was sent to Engineering School in New York. Promoted to rank of Ensign July, 1919. Mustered out in...

Bryson Blake Belk

Sergt. Air Service Co., 80th Squadron; of Union County; son of S. E. and Mary Belk. Entered service Aug. 2, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., then to Kelly Field, Texas. Transferred to Long Island, N. Y. Sailed for France Dec. 25, 1918, 3rd Aviation...

Waxhaw Tribe

Waxhaw Indians. A small tribe that lived in the 17th century in what is now Lancaster County, South Carolina, and Union and Mecklenburg Counties, North Carolina. They were connected with the neighboring Sugeree, and both were apparently related to the Catawba, and...
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