Location: Wayne County NC

Henry E. Cox

2nd Lt., Inf., E. Co., 1st Corps, 53rd Pioneers; son of A. G. and G. Y. Cox; of Wayne County. Entered service June 20, 1916, at Mt. Olive, N.C. Sent to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe May 22, 1917, then to Camp Jackson, S. C., Aug. 29, 1917. Sailed for France Aug. 6, 1918. Promoted to 2nd Lt., Aug. 15, 1917. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. On Mexican border six months. Was in Camp Wadsworth six months. Returned to USA May 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 12,...

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James C. Crone

1st Sergt., Inf., Co. D, 322nd Regt., 81st Div.; of Wayne County; son of George and Elizabeth Crone. Husband of Bertha Crone. Entered the service at Goldsboro, N.C., Sept. 20, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to 1st Sergt. Oct. 15, 1918. Fought at St. Die, Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mt. and all other sectors in which the 322nd took part. Returned to USA May, 1919. Mustered out of service at Camp Lee, Va., June 6,...

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Samuel M. Britt

Reg. Sergt. Major, Inf., Co. Hdqrs., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of W. G. and Barbara Britt. Entered service June, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of R. S. M. July, 1917. Fought at Ypres-Somme Front, Cambrai, St. Quentin, Hindenburg Line. Served on Mexican border six months. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 12,...

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Corpl. Claud Blizzard

116th Supply Tr.; son of W. H. and Etter Blizzard, of Wayne County. Husband of Mrs. Laura Blizzard. Entered service Jan. 17, 1914, to May 4, 1917, in N.C. N. G. Sent to Camp Jackson Sept. 26, 1917, then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France March 12, 1918. Was in Motor Transport Service. Returned to USA July 22, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 28,...

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Edgar H. Bain

Capt. Infantry, Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of Theo H. and Mrs. Susan E. Bain. Husband of Mrs. Louisa Hobbs Bain. Entered service June, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, and all other engagements, with the exception of Sept. engagements. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 28,...

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H. Matt Allen

Major, Judge Advocate Genl., 31st and 3rd Divs., Div. Staff. Son of Judge Oliver H. and Sarah C. Allen, of Wayne County. Entered service May 15, 1917, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. (R. O. T. C.) Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., August, 1917. Transferred to Camp Wheeler, December, 1917. Sent over sea to Brest, Oct. 8, 1918. Promoted to Capt., F. A., Aug. 1, 1917. Promoted to Major Judge Advocate, December, 1917, at Meuse-Argonne. Was Captain and Adjutant 113th F. A. from August, 1917, to December, 1917. Overseas with 31st Div. and transferred to 3rd Div. as Div. Judge Advocate. Superior Provost Commander for Kreis of Mogen (Germany) from December, 1918, to June, 1919. Returned to USA July 31, 1919. Mustered out at Washington, D. C., Aug. 3,...

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The Woccon, Sissipahaw, Cape Fear, and Warren-Nuncock Indians

Of the North Carolina tribes bearing the foregoing names almost nothing is known, and of the last two even the proper names have not been recorded. The Woccon were Siouan; the Saxapahaw and Cape Fear Indians presumably were Siouan, as indicated from their associations and alliances with known Siouan tribes, while the Warren-nuncock were probably some people better known under another name, though they cannot be identified. The region between the Yadkin and the Neuse, extending down to the coast, was probably occupied by still other tribes whose very names are forgotten. They were virtually exterminated by smallpox and other diseases long before the colonization of this region in the middle of the eighteenth century, and probably even before the Yamasi war of 1715 disrupted the smaller tribes. About all that is known of the Woccon was recorded by Lawson, who states that about 1710 they lived not more than two leagues from the Tuskarora (who occupied the lower Neuse and its tributaries), and had two villages, Yupwauremau and Tooptatmeer (p. 383), with 120 warriors, which would indicate a population of 500 or 600 souls. This was by far a larger population at that period than any other of the eastern Carolina tribes excepting the Tuskarora. He gives a vocabulary of about 150 words, which shows that their dialect was closely related to that of the Catawba, although the...

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Wayne 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 Wayne County, North Carolina GenWeb Archives) Anderson Cemetery Augustus Cemetery (partial) Belverdere Plantation Cemetery Bethany Church Cemetery Brogden Chapel Church Cemetery James Abraham Capps Family Cemetery Casey Cemetery Casey-Wiggins Cemetery Confederate soldiers who died in & around Wayne County buried in Willowdale Cemetery Cox-Coor Cemetery Daly Family Cemetery Daniels Church Cemetery Davis Cemetery Deans Cemetery Charles Denning Family Cemetery Jessie Denning Family Cemetery Diggs Cemetery Richard Elmore Cemetery Edwards Family Cemetery Eureka Church Cemetery Additions Bennett C. & Mary S. Fields Tombstones Grady-Wooten Cemetery Grady-Wooten Cemetery Harrell Family Cemetery Hill Family Cemetery Howell Family Cemetery Humphrey Family Cemetery Indian Springs Church Cemetery (partial) Jordan’s Chapel Church Cemetery King Family Cemetery King-Hughes...

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