Location: Pasquotank County NC

Weapemeoc Indians

Weapemeoc Tribe: Meaning unknown, but evidently a place name. Also called: Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Yeopim, a shortened and more usual form. Weapemeoc Connections. The Weapemeoc were almost certainly of the Algonquian linguistic family and related to the Powhatan Indians the north and the Chowan, Machapunga, and Pamlico to the south. Weapemeoc Location. Most of the present Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, and Perquimans Counties, and part of Chowan County north of Albemarle Sound. Weapemeoc Subdivisions. In the same section in later times are given the following tribes which must be regarded as subdivisions of the Weapemeoc: Pasquotank, on Pasquotank River. Perquiman, on Perquimans River. Poteskeet, location uncertain. Yeopim, or Weapemeoc proper, on Yeopim River. Weapemeoc Villages Chepanoc, on Albemarle Sound in Perquimans County. Mascoming, on the north shore of Albemarle Sound, in Chowan County. Metachkwem, location unknown. Pasquenock, perhaps identical with Pasquotank, on the north shore of Albemarle Sound, perhaps in Camden County. Weapemeoc, probably in Pasquotank County. Weapemeoc History. The Weapemeoc first appear in...

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J. W. Ward

1st Class Machinist, Aviation (Naval). Born in Pasquotank County; the son of Johnathan and Mrs. Sarah Ward. Husband of Emma Ward. Entered service Sept. 13, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va., from there to Camp Greene, N.C., Sept. 10, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Class Machinist August, 1918. In charge of transportation at Camp Greene, N.C., from Sept. 10, 1918, to March 15, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., March 15,...

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Roscoe M. Wynn

Corpl., Co. I, 81st Div., 321st Regt.; of Pasquotank County; son of J. T. and Mrs. S. J. Wynn. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mtn. Sector, St. Die. Returned to USA June 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 28,...

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William J. Woodley

Private, Q. M. C.; of Pasquotank County; son of W. J., Sr., and Mrs. Camilla Cook. Husband of Mrs. Katherine Darnell. Entered service May 20, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., transferred to Camp Meiggs, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France July, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 8,...

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Trim W. Wilson

Reg. Sergt. Maj., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 161st Brigade; of Pasquotank County; son of Jas. C. and Mrs. Gertrude Wilson. Entered service Sept. 18, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. October, 1917; to Reg. Sergt. Maj. January, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mtns. Mustered out at Camp Jackson June,...

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Charles F. Raulfes

Private, 115th Trans. Corps. Born in Pasquotank County; son of C. F. W. and Mrs. E. W. Raulfes. Entered service Oct. 4, 1917, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France March 14, 1918. Returned to USA March 21, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Apr. 15,...

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Henry C. Newbold

1st Sergt., 317th M. G. Btn., Co. D, 81st Div., 317th Regt.; of Pasquotank County; son of S. C. and Mrs. Viola Newbold. Husband of Mrs. Ocala Newbold. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France Aug. 19, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Sergt. October, 1918. Fought at Vosges Mtn. defensive, Meuse-Argonne drive. Returned to USA June 19, 1919, Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 3,...

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Cliff M. Harris

Gunners’ Mate, 1st Class, Navy; of Pasquotank County; son of Cliff and Addie Harris. Husband of Dorothy Harris. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Norfolk Va., then to U. S. S. “Messick,” to U. S. S. “Montgomery,” then to St. Helena Training Station to help put 128 S. C. in commission. Went across on her and was in naval battle on taking Austrian Dorazzo. Austrian Sub. Base, near Dorazzo. One year in overseas duty. After Nov. 11th was doing relief duty with Red Cross in Far East. Received medal from Italian Government. Mustered out at Camp Hampton Roads, July 2,...

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Lemuel C. Davis

Cook; of Pasquotank County; son of J. T. and C. Davis. Entered service Feb. 10th, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Attached to recruiting duties. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 11,...

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Emmit J. Copeland

Bugler, Cavalry, M. G. Troop; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Entered service May 7, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Ft. Bliss, Texas. Transferred to Marfa, Texas. Served in Regular Army for two years and ten months, did duty on Mexican border. Re-enlisted for one year after Armistice was signed. Mustered out of U. S. Troops, Marfa, Texas, March 25,...

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William B. Copeland

Private, 1st Class, 317th Artly., Btry. C, 81st Div.; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Husband of Mrs. Hattie Copeland. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Served in N.C. N. G., for three years in Co. I, 2nd Regt., at Edenton, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Aug. 31,...

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Andrew G. Copeland

Private, 1st Class, F. A., Btry. B, 3rd Reg.; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Husband of Mrs. Lula Copeland. Entered service Aug. 27, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 12,...

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M. B. Culpepper, Jr.

Private, U. S. Marine Corps. Born Aug. 4, 1892; son of M. S. and M. W. Culpepper; of Pasquotank County. Entered service May 17, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Sent to Winthrop, Md., July 7, 1917. Transferred to U. S. S., “New Jersey” Sept. 1, 1917, then to Camp Quantico, Va., Feb. 3, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Oct. 14, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Quantico, Va., Aug. 26,...

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Benjamin F. Alexander, Jr.

Private Heavy Artillery, Battery D, 81st Div., 316th Reg.; of Pasquotank County; son of B. F., Sr., and Mrs. Effie E. Alexander. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France August, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20,...

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Stuart A. Alexander

Machinist 2nd Class (Navy); of Pasquotank County; son of B. F. and Mrs. Effie E. Alexander. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N. C. Sent to Hampton Roads, U. S. S. tug 80, then tug 76. Mustered out at Camp St. Helena, Va. Dec. 30,...

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