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John Vainwright Bible Records, 1835-1871, 1987

(Miscellaneous Genealogies #MG0063)

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

Title: John Vainwright Bible Records
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 3.0 items.

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

Accessions Information

June 29, 1987 (unprocessed), 3 items, 9 pages; Birth records (1835-1871, 1987) from the family Bible of John Vainwright [Wainwright], who lived near Galloway Crossroads, Pitt County, North Carolina; also transcriptions of the birth records by Alice Mills Elks. Photocopy holograph entries & Typescript. See inventory attached. 3 items. 9 p. (ca. 0.001 cubic feet) Recd. 6/19/1987. Donor: Mr. Roger Kammerer.

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

John Vainwright Bible Records (#MG0063), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. Roger Kammerer

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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

Birth Records are from: The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Translated out of the Original Greek and with the Form Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. (New York, NY: American Bible Society, 1860) The Bible from which the Vainwright birth records were taken was owned by Mr. William B. Kittrell, of Greenville, NC in 1987.

List of Vainwright [Wainwright] Family Births:
  • William Frost, 4/5/1835
  • W. D. Vainwright, 11/25/1846
  • John Wainwright, 11/23/1838
  • Mary Vainwright, 1/10/1876
  • William Jesse Wainwright, 11/2/1859
  • Annis Luvinia Wainwright, 1/27/1862
  • William Shadrack Wainwright, 1/31/1866
  • Joseph John Daniel Vainwright, 5/9/1868
  • Mack Gwin Daniel Vainwright, 2/13/1871

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

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#MG0063.1
    • Folder a#MG0063.1.a
      • Birth records (1835-1871) from the family Bible of John Vainwright [Wainwright], who lived near Galloway Crossroads, Pitt County, North Carolina. Photocopy holograph entries. 1 item. 4 p.  (item #1)
      • Birth records (1835-1871) from the family Bible of John Vainwright [Wainwright], who lived near Galloway Crossroads, Pitt County, North Carolina; also note that the Bible was owned by Mr. William B. Kittrell, Rte. 3, Box 216-B, Greenville, NC, in 1987. Holograph note; Photocopy holograph entries. 1 item. 5 p. Note: Photocopy Bible pages are duplicates of #MG0063.1.a.1.  (item #2)
      • Transcription (ca. 1987) of John Vainwright [Wainwright] Bible Birth Records, 1835-1871, signed by Alice Mills Elks, Black Jack, Pitt County, North Carolina. Typescript signed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Includes references to articles on John Stanley Dixon Family; Buck Family; & Lewis Mills Family in Chronicles of Pitt County. See also List of Vainwright Family Births below.  (item #3)

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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