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1795 Pitt County Diary

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1795 Pitt County Diary This 1795-96 diary was written by Gen. Samuel Simpson (1765-1830) son of Col. John Simpson and Elizabeth Hardee. It was found in a garret in his later residence at Fort Barnwell, Craven Co., NC and presented to the North Carolina Archives in 1880’s. There are several deaths and marriages mentioned: Jan. 1795—John Moye Esq. died in Greenville; Jan. 28, 1795---George Falconer died; Jan. 28, 1795---Samuel Dudley died; Feb. 1, 1795---Robert Dixon died; July 2, 1795---Polly Moore married to James Brooks; Dec. 17, 1795---Sally Simpson married to Joseph Brickell; Jan. 3, 1796---John Barbers funeral; Jan. 3, 1796---Mrs. Walter Dixon’s funeral preached by Parson Blount.