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23358
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Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd is well known for his six major expeditions into the Polar regions, but little is known about the several Pitt Countians that served under him on these treks. Only two names are known, Ross B. Hill and Lt. A.M. Tripp, who were both part of “Operation Highjump” in 1946-47.
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33001
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June 10, 1741, John Forbes, of Bath County to John Wilson, of Bath County; Apr. 5, 1768, Samuel Truss and wife, Mary to John Kennedy…Mary Truss, dau. of John Forbes; July 1, 1779, Grant to Joseph Forbes in Pitt County; Nov. 22, 1785, Joseph Forbes to Arthur Forbes….Joseph Forbes, son of John Forbes; Nov. 22, 1785, John Vines to Joseph Forbes; Sept. 1, 1795, Nathaniel Moore to Joseph Forbes; June 20, 1805, Benjamin Barrow to grandson, Amos Wilson; Dec. 20, 1806, Henry, Forbes, John Forbes, Arthur Forbes, Jr., William Forbes, Benjamin Forbes to Joseph Bynum; Jan. 13, 1810, Robert Sanders and Benjamin Forbes Agreement; Mar. 27, 1810, Benjamin Deberry to Joseph Bynum and John Forbes; May 7, 1810, Benjamin Forbes and Betsy Forbes to John Jones, Jr…..Benjamin Forbes, son of Clement and Betsy Forbes.
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33019
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Died on June 18, 1925, Mrs. Jackie McGowan; leaves daughter, Mrs. Alfred Worthington.
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31747
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Various articles on J. B. Smith, A. A. Smith, Theophilus Barnhill, J. R. Barnhill, Mrs. Charles McGlohorn; Green B. Letchworth, Mrs. Allen Crawford, J. H. P. Bryan, W. I. Whitehurst, Ben Frank Crawford, George Crawford, David L. Crawford, Calvin Crawford, G. T. Tyson, Biggs Cox, Joel Harrington, Jutry Jenny Hart, Barrom Hart, Philip Smith, Reading White, William Norville, Willie Belcher, Benjamin Phillips, William R. Dupree, Nasby R. Mills, Odell, Mills, Emerson Mills, Mills, Romia A. Mills, John Cherry, Dempsey Eason, Sherwood H. Broom, Henry Brewer, Bell, J. N. Bell, Burt Paramore, Dick Peebles. One article talks of the Cox family with all “Z” names.
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31752
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Article about N. L. Gray being badly wounded by his son, “Bud” Gray in 1908.
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31761
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Mrs. Turner Pollard, an elderly lady, visited Greenville for the first time since the Civil War to purchase her burial dress.
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31763
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Robert S. Quinerly moved over the Neuse River to Ft. Barnwell to take charge of a farm he purchased there.
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31766
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E. L. McGowan of St. Stephens, SC, a native of Pitt Co., is home visiting in Jan. 1889.
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31770
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Various death notices of Pitt Countians taken from selected newspapers on microfilm in the NC Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. Foreman Adams 1895; Ritter Adams 1895; Mrs. Catherine Albritton 1888; Mrs. Louisa Allen 1882; Mrs. Mary Ann Andrews 1884; Benjamin Bell 1839; Mrs. Lydia Bell 1834; James Blow 1836; R. Blow 1881; Benjamin Briley 1853; Benjamin Briley 1889; Shadrach Cannon 1815; T. R. Cherry 1890; Howell Cobb 1815; Abram Cox 1897; Thomas R. Crawford 1871; John Elks 1900; Urias Elks 1852; Amos Evans 1888; Calvin Evans 1883; Ivy Fleming 1890; Ivey Foreman 1832; Joseph Gainer 1882; James Galloway 1895; Major William Gay 1900; John Harrington 1882; Eli Howell 1831; Mrs. Fannie Jackson 1890; Bythel James 1902; Mrs. Brittannia Jenkins 1845; Cornelius Kinsaul 1897; Mrs. Selphia Kinsaul 1888; John Laughinghouse 1831; Rev. Nathaniel Lockhart 1836; Thomas McLawhorn 1882; Miss Elizabeth Nelson 1910; Nathaniel Nobles 1868; Richard Powell 1826; Samuel Ralston 1829; Willis Randolph 1834; Edmund Ricks 1836; Polly Ann Rogers 1897; Mrs. Nancy Rollins 1885; William Alfred Ross 1897; Gen. Samuel Simpson 1836; Joab Smith 1878; Mrs. Noah Speir 1892; Mrs. Jannett Stewart 1852; Mrs. Louisa Taft 1886; Caleb Tripp 1893; Mrs. Caleb Tripp 1908; William Tugwell 1882; Rebecca Warren 1890; James Whitehurst 1897; Shade Wooten 1891; Harriet Yellowley 1890.
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31771
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Matthew Hart, aged 77 in 1903, was a veteran of the Civil War and engaged in 17 battles. He tied a red string around his arm after each battle and after he was captured the Yankees honored him for his gallantry.
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31767
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Three sisters, Miss Chrissie Carson, Miss Bedie Carson and Mrs. Theophilus Carson die at Mrs. M. A. James home in Bethel township in 1896.
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31775
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In July 1884, C. C. Kirkman, the bee raiser, came to Greenville, NC with one pound blocks of honey, which he had taken from his patent hives.
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31768
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T. M. G. Ross of Chicod township died in Aug. 1896. He was a Confederate soldier who lost one of his arms on the battlefield.
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31772
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In 1889, Rev. R. W. Stancill of Troy, NY, a native of Pitt County, was brought his family South to spend a few weeks with relatives.
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