Effie Davis Clayton Collection

1936, 1939, undated
Manuscript Collection #288
Clayton, Effie Davis
Physical description
0.044 Cubic Feet, 2 items , Photocopies of typescripts.
Preferred Citation
Effie Davis Clayton Collection(#288), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Collection of Loftin and Carr family genealogies.

Scope and arrangement

This collection contains genealogical histories of the Loftin and Carr families of North Carolina and neighboring states.

The Loftin genealogical history was compiled by Mrs. Gertrude Bagley Creasy. It gives information on the background of the Loftin name and genealogy of the family from Leonard Loftin's arrival about 1688 in Chowan County, N.C. to twentieth century families living throughout the South. Other connected families included are: Rountree, Cox, La Roque, Sutton, Miller, Parker and Becton.

The History of the Car family of Duplin County, N.C. was compiled by Jacob Wesley Carr and James Ozborn Carr. It traces the descendants of Joseph Carr of Ireland, who settled in Duplin County around 1748, to twentieth century families living in the area. Connected families mentioned are: Garrison, Turner, Southerland, Newton, Boney, and Pearsall.

Administrative information
Custodial History

July 30, 1975, 2 items. Genealogical histories of Loftin family and the Carr family. Gift of Mrs. John A. Clayton (Effie Davis Clayton), 105 West Daniels Street, Kinston, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. John A. Clayton (Effie Davis Clayton)

Processing information

Processed by D. Speas, March 1976

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Family Names
Carr family
Loftin family
Chowan County (N.C.)--Genealogy
Duplin County (N.C.)--Genealogy