Surname: Nunn

Slave Narrative of Jerry Hinton

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Jerry Hinton Location: North Carolina Date of Birth: February, 1855 Place of Birth: Wake County, NC 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 My full name is Jerry Hinton. I wus borned in February, 1855. I am not able ter work. I work all I can. I am trying ter do de best I can ter help myself. Yes, just tryin’ ter do sumpin, ain’t able ter work much. I am ruptured, an’ old. My old house looks ’bout old as I do, it’s ’bout to fall down, ain’t able ter fix it up. It needs repairing. I ain’t able ter make no repairs. I wus born on a plantation in Wake County. My master wus Richard Seawell, an’ Missus wus named Adelaide. His plantation wus on Neuse River. He had two plantations, but I wus a little boy, an’ don’t remember how many acres in de plantation or how many slaves. There wus a lot of ’em tho’. I would...

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Manon S. Nunn

Corpl., 118th Inf., Co. E, 30th Div.; of Stokes County; son of T. J. and Mrs. Ruth E. Nunn. Entered service June 5, 1917, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 24, 1918. Wounded at battle of Hindenburg Line Oct. 9, 1918, by machine gun. Sent to British Base Hospital at Birmingham, Eng. Sailed from St. Nazaire, France, March 15th; landed in USA March 27th, Charleston, S. C. Drilled in National Guards at High Point one month and 20 days. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 31,...

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