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12808
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The question of which member of the family was the last to survive in a shipwreck which took the lives of all five, led to longest and one of the most remarkable legal contests in Florida's history. The steamboat HOME, sunk by a storm off Hatteras on 09 October 1837, claimed the lives of most of her passengers and crew, including Hardy Bryan Croom, his wife, and three children. The litigation stemmed over control of the Croom estate, argued on behalf of Henrietta Smith, maternal grandmother, and Elizabeth Armistead, paternal grandmother.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Sept 1960, p11-12, il
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12810
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Appointed governor on 21 November 1676, by the Lords Proprietors in London, Thomas Eastchurch never held office. Instead of returning to Virginia from England, Eastchurch rendezvoused to St. Nevis in the Caribbean, and sent Thomas Miller in his place. Eventually, Eastchurch decided to return to the colony of Virginia and reclaim his title. In the process of doing so, Eastchurch fell ill and died.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Sept 1960, p17
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Containing excerpts from the diary of Reverend Calvin H. Wiley, D.D., this article offers readers a glimpse into the dangers and discomforts confronting the traveler of the 1870s and 1880s in North Carolina and other southern states.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Sept 1960, p13, 35, il
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