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Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection

Manuscript Collection #493

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Title: Jesse Lillington Jackson Collection
Creator: Jackson, Jesse Lillington
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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.

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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.

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Mrs. Elvira Allred

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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).

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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