Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection

Manuscript Collection #493

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection
    Creator: Jackson, Jesse Lillington
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection [1764,1769, 1775, 1812, 1840, 1901, 1912, 1762-1951] including cemetery records and lists of Pitt County soldiers.
    Extent: 0.215 Cubic feet, 264 items , copies, consisting of cemetery records and lists of Pitt County soldiers.
  • Description

    This collection consists primarily of tombstone inscriptions from Pitt County cemeteries and numerous lists of Pitt County soldiers from various wars. Included are soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I. Also included are lists of taxable people in Pitt County in 1764, 1769, and 1775, as well as a list of early names found in Pitt County deeds. There are also pension lists for Pitt County Revolutionary War veterans (1840), Civil War veterans (1913), and Confederate widows (1901, 1912). Also contained is a list of the members of the General Assembly of North Carolina from Pitt County (1762-1951).

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    October 16, 1984, 200 pages, copies; Pitt County graveyard records and lists of Pitt County, N.C., soldiers who fought in various wars. Loaned for copying by Mrs. Elvira Allred, Pitt County Register of Deeds, Greenville, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mrs. Elvira Allred

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection (#493), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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