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.
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Effie Davis Clayton Collection(#288), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
- Gift of Mrs. John A. Clayton (Effie Davis Clayton)
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.