Effie Davis Clayton Collection

Manuscript Collection #288

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Title: Effie Davis Clayton Collection
Creator: Clayton, Effie Davis
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection of Loftin and Carr family genealogies.
Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 2 items , Photocopies of typescripts.

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Accessions Information

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.

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

Effie Davis Clayton Collection(#288), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

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

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Speas, March 1976

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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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.

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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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