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37976
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Grace Santos (1894-1987) was a Gates County native, began as an errand girl in an apparel factory in New York City, rose to become an dressmaking inspector, and finally became a seamstress of much renown.
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37968
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The author gives the family history from Pasquotank County, NC, the Revolutionary War service of Frederick Davis; the family moving to Tennessee carving out a life in the wild woods and ultimate death of Fanny and Frederick.
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37969
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Small article about William Hooper, native of Boston, began his law practice in Wilmington, NC in 1767, started in politics, was chosen a NC delegate to the Continental Congress and became a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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37975
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This a small article about Damarius Symons (b. 1724) dau. of John Symons and Priscilla Tomes Nicholson Kinsey. Damarius had mulatto daughters who were free negroes, one being Rachel Symons, born about 1748, who had several children.
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37973
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List to whom bounty was paid in Capt. A. P. White’s Company, Pasquotank County, NC.
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37972
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List of Clerks of Court and dates of service until 1931.
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37971
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Transcription of the records. Other surnames include: Wilkins, Mayberry.
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37992
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Folk story about Polly Poiner, accused of being a witch, who was killed for casting spells and killing the animals of Absolum Clarke, of Trent Woods (Frisco). Clarke was accused of killing Polly and was hung at Lake Landing Court House, Hyde County, NC. It was said Polly Poiner’s land was haunted.
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37991
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Photograph of Commander Richard E. Byrd being sworn in as an airmail pilot to carry the first trans-Atlantic aerial mail across the Atlantic Ocean.
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37994
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List of burials in sections for part of the cemetery.
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37993
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Births, marriages and deaths taken from ’The Historical & Genealogical Register.
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37988
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Article about John B. Bray, Elizabeth City Manager, 1923
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37995
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List of Chowan County Marriage Bonds 1741-1749.
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37989
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List of early families Connected to the Lamb & Sanderlin Families