Effie Davis Clayton Collection

Manuscript Collection #288

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Effie Davis Clayton Collection
    Creator: Clayton, Effie Davis
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection of Loftin and Carr family genealogies.
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 2 items , Photocopies of typescripts.
  • Description

    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.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. John A. Clayton (Effie Davis Clayton)

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Effie Davis Clayton Collection(#288), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Speas, March 1976

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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