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for The Researcher Vol. 14 Issue 2, Fall-Winter 1998
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Charles Clawson, born in Sweden, and Mary O'Donovan, born in Ireland, met and married in Beaufort, NC in the late 19th-century. They raised a family of six and started a prosperous business, Clawson's Grocery and Bakery. The business closed in 1934, and the building passed through several owners. The building was purchased in the late 1970s and opened as Clawson's Restaurant, one of Carteret County's most popular eating establishments.
Confederate spy Emeline Jamison Pigott was the most famous of the seven Pigott sisters, who were born in Carteret County between 1828 and 1842. Pitts reconstructs some of the family's history to show contributions made by the other sisters to Carteret County's heritage.