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Location: Haywood County NC

Thomas Guy Massie

1st Class Private, Marine Corps, Co. 74, 2nd Div., 6th Regt.; of Haywood County; son of Thomas Newton and Maggie Massie. Entered service Dec. 13, 1917, at Waynesville, N.C. Sent to Paris Island, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va. Sailed for France March 13, 1918. Was in all battles with his company. Nov. 26, 1918, to July 18, 1919, was with Army of Occupation. Returned to USA Aug. 4, 1919. Mustered out at Quantico, Va., Aug. 13,...

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John McD. Michal, Jr.

Corporal, Sig. Corps, Co. A, 30th Div., 105th F. S. Brn.; of Haywood County; son of J. McD. Michal and Mary Michal. Entered service July 19, 1917, at Sylva, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France May, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl March, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Zyer. Wounded at Ypres. Sent to Gen. Hospital No. 13, Base No. 37, American Hospital, Liverpool, St. Mary’s. Returned to USA Dec. 24, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 15,...

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Medford C. Mease

1st Lt., Q. M. C., Construction Div. Born in Haywood County; son of J. H. and Hester L. Mease. Entered service Dec. 19, 1914, at Canton. Sent to Camp Lee, Va., June 23, 1917. Transferred to Baltimore, Md., then to Washington. Transferred to special naval duties June, 1916, and from there to Camp Lee, Va., in charge of material for construction. Mustered out at Washington Oct. 25,...

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L. B. Holtzclaw

Sergt., 9th Amb. Train, Co. B, 9th Div.; son of Mr. J. D. and Mrs. Lula Holtzclaw; of Haywood County. Entered service July 24, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp McClellan. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, Feb., 17,...

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James H. Howell

Major, Inf., 30th Div., 118th Regt. Born in Haywood County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Howell. Husband of Mrs. Pearl P. (Marshall) Howell. Entered service at Waynesville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 7, 1918. Was commissioned Major June 19, 1916. Fought at Somme Offensive and Defensive, Ypres, Bellicourt. Received shell wound while going into battle Oct. 5, 1918. Was sent to hospital in France. Was then sent to U. S. General Hospital No. 2, at Biltmore, N.C. From there mustered out April 9, 1919. During the year of 1907 Major Howell served four months on the Mexican...

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Charles M. Jarrett

Master Engineer, Junior Grade Army Transport Service, Water Co. Born in Haywood County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Jarrett. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Oct. 28, 1918. Returned to USA Sept. 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, Sept. 29,...

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Sam H. Jones

Private, 1st Class, Machine Gun Co., Btry. D, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Haywood County; son of W. H. and Cenie Jones. Entered service July 4, 1917, at Waynesville. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 10, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Canal Sector. Gassed at Canal Sector, Sept. 3, 1918. Sent to Hospital Boulogne then to English Hospital “Dublin.” Returned to USA Feb., 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee., Va., Feb.,...

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Dockie E. Fowler

Private, F. A. R. D., Supply Co., 81st Div., 8th Regt. Born in Haywood County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Fowler. Entered the service June 25, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Base Hospital at Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, Nov. 27,...

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Albert B. Curtis

Sergt., Q. M. C.; of Haywood County; son of J. M. and Laura S. Curtis. Entered service Aug. 31, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Sent to Camp Greene. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Oct. 16, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Sept. 30th, With National Guard on Mexican Border Oct., 1916, to March, 1917. Returned to USA March 24, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 19,...

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Hugh Abel

Sergt. Machine Gun Btry. D, 30th Div., 114th Reg.; of Haywood County; son of J. F. and Mary Abel. Entered service July 25th, 1917, at Waynesville. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 11th, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. March, 1917; Sergt. March, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Quentin, Bellicourt, and all other engagements of his company. Returned to U. S. A. March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April,...

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Jamie E. Toy

1st Class Private, Co. G, 81st Div., 323rd Inf. Regt.; of Haywood County; son of Van and Bettie Toy. Husband of Mrs. Lillian Fay Toy. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Waynesville. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Verdun, St. Die. Returned to USA June 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 28,...

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Wright, Emma Louella Edd Mrs. – Obituary

Emma Louella Wright, 91, of La Grande, a former Baker City resident, died June 15, 2005, at a La Grande care center. A graveside service and celebration of her life will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Abbey View Memorial Park in Brier, Wash. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel in La Grande. Emma Louella Wright was born on Nov. 21, 1913, at Glasgo, Mont. She was the oldest of eight children born to Pete and Minnie Hill Edd. The family moved to Williston, N.D., where she was raised and educated. Emma married Leland Stroud at Williston, N.D. They later divorced and Emma moved to Seattle, Wash. In 1945 she married Henry Benter in Seattle, where they lived until 1947 when they moved to Oregon. They lived at Springfield, Mayville and Baker City. They were Baker City residents from 1954 to 1961. They next moved to La Grande where they remained until Henry’s death in 1965 when she moved to Seattle to be near her sisters. She married Bill Wright in 1978 at Olympia, Wash., and lived at Bremerton, Wash., until her husband’s retirement from the shipyards. They moved to Canton, N.C. Bill died in 1986. Emma remained at Canton until 1993 when she returned to La Grande. She was an excellent gardener and could grow anything. She was a wonderful seamstress and loved to sew....

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Haywood County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Haywood County, USGenWeb Archives) Allison Cemetery Allison-Howell Cemetery Boyd Cemetery Buchanan Cemetery Caldwell Cemetery Carver Cemetery Dellwood Cemetery Fines Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery Fines Creek Methodist Cemetery Fines Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery Garrett Cemetery Greenhill Cemetery Henry Family Cemetery Hyatt Creek Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery Inman Chapel Union Church Cemetery Lake Logan Cemetery Lewis-Moody Cemetery Maple Grove Cemetery Matt Cemetery Messer Cemetery Mt. Zion Cemetery Parks Cemetery Plott Family Cemetery Rice-Owens Cemetery Rocky Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Part 1 Part 2 Hiram Rogers Cemetery Round Hill Cemetery Sutton Caldwell Cemetery Thad Rogers Cemetery  ...

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