Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection

Manuscript Collection #493
Jackson, Jesse Lillington
Physical description
0.215 Cubic Feet, 264 items , copies, consisting of cemetery records and lists of Pitt County soldiers.
Preferred Citation
Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection (#493), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Collection [1764,1769, 1775, 1812, 1840, 1901, 1912, 1762-1951] including cemetery records and lists of Pitt County soldiers.

Scope and arrangement

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
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Loaned by Mrs. Elvira Allred

Processing information

Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

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
Cemeteries--North Carolina--Pitt County
Soldiers--North Carolina--Pitt County