Location: Orange County NC

Eno Indians

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Eno Tribe: Significance unknown, but Speck suggests i’nare, “to dislike,” whence “mean,” “comptemptible”; yeni’nare, “People disliked,”  Haynokes, synonym form Yardley (1645) Eno Connections. The Eno were probably of the Siouan linguistic stock, though, on account of certain peculiarities attributed to them, Mooney (1895) casts some doubt upon this. Their nearest relatives were the Shakori. Eno Location. On Eno River in the present Orange and Durham Counties. (See also South Carolina.) Eno Villages. The only village name recorded, distinct from that of the tribe, is Adshusheer, a town which they shared with the Shakori. It is located by Mooney (1928) near the present Hillsboro. Lawson (1860) speaks in one place as if it were a tribe but as there is no other mention of it, it is more likely that it was simply the name of the town which the Eno and Shakori occupied. Eno History. The Eno are first mentioned by Governor Yeardley of Virginia, who was told that they had valiantly resisted the northward advance of the Spaniards. From this it appears possible that they had formerly lived upon the Enoree River in South Carolina, which lay on the main trail from St. Helena to the Cheraw country at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. Lederer (1912) mentions them in 1671 and Lawson (1860) in...

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Dozy H. Sykes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private, Co. I, 106th Inf., 27th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Sykes. Entered the service at Hillsboro, N.C., Aug. 5, 1918. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and from there to Newport News, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 4,...

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Joe A. Terrell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 1st Class Private, 11th Cavalry. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Terrell. Husband of Mrs. Mary Mae Terrell. Entered the service Dec. 5, 1912, at Columbus, Ohio. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and from there to Camp Stuart, Va. Served as Troop Instructor. Mustered out at Camp Stuart, Va., Dec. 18, 1918. Served in Colorado during the 1914 coal...

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Bun Terrell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private, 120th Inf., Co. I, 30th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Terrell. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at the Hindenburg Drive Sept. 29th. Returned to USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 18,...

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Claude C. Woods

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. I, 107th Regt., 27th Div.; of Orange County; son of W. D. and Mrs. Nettie Woods. Entered service Aug. 5, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 3,...

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Herbert G. Riley

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Blacksmith 1st Class, Naval A. S.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Riley. Husband of Mrs. Mary Riley. Entered service Dec. 10, 1917, at Hillsboro. Sent to Bay Shore, L. I. Sailed for France Feb. 5, 1918, on French ship “La Touraine.” Was in France and Italy in Naval Air Service. Returned to USA Dec. 16, 1918. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 30,...

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Owen S. Robertson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 2nd Lt., Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of C. H. and Mrs. P. C. Robertson. Husband of Mrs. S. G. Robertson. Entered service May 13, 1917, at Hillsboro. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Ft. Monroe, Va., to Camp Sevier, Greenville. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until wounded at battle near Mazinghien Oct. 18th by M. G. bullet. Sent to General Hospital, Brest. Returned to USA December, 1918. Mustered out at Ft. McPherson, Ga., March 1,...

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J. L. Roberts

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Sergt., Heavy Artly., Btry. E, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. R. and Mrs. Mary Roberts. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 4, 1918. Returned to USA June 8, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20,...

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A. C. Pickard

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Reg. Sgt. Maj., A. G. D. Born in Orange County, Oct. 11, 1887; son of J. F. and Mrs. Cora Pickard. Entered service March 22, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Promoted to Sgt., 1918, Sgt. Maj., 1918, and Reg. Sgt. Maj., 1919. Mustered out Camp Sevier, S. C., April 2,...

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Walter L. Pickard

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 1st Class Private, Ordnance Dept. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Pickard. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Pickard. Entered the service June 20, 1916, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Served throughout entire period of war with Ordnance Dept. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., April 18, 1919. Served on Mexican border six...

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James W. Neville

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Wagoner, Supply Tr., Supply Co., 2nd Div., 12th Regt., F. A.; of Orange County; son of C. A. and Mrs. Sarah Neville. Husband of Mrs. Bessie Brown Neville. Entered service April 2, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Boston, Mass., then to Ft. Myers, Va. Sailed for France Feb. 16, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Mt. Blanc Ridge, Argonne Forest. Landed in USA Aug. 6, 1919, New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 13,...

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Fred Arnold McNerr

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 2nd Lt., F. A. R. C. Artillery, 17th Tr., Battery F, A. C. O. T. S., Camp Taylor. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McNeer. Entered the service May 26, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson and from there to Camp Taylor. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Dec. 18, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Taylor, Dec. 18,...

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Troy S. Herndon

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Herndon. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank as Private 1st Class August, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25,...

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Willie T. King

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private, 321st Inf., Co. H, 81st Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. King. Entered the service May 25, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France July 29, 1918. Fought at Verdun. Returned to USA June 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25,...

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R. D. Herndon

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Corporal, Artillery, Reg. 6, F. A. R. D.; of Orange County; son of S. L. and Cora Herndon. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Corporal September, 1918. Was Battery Clerk four months. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 7,...

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