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The following death notice for Matilda BROWN, wife of the late Cyrus BROWN, appeared in the January 6, 1910 issue of the Kinston Free Press newspaper. She was an aunt to Dr. R.A. WHITAKER.
Raleigh Register February 18, 1834 DIED – at his residence, in Twiggs county, Ga., Hardy BROWN, a native of Jones county, in this State, in the 39th year of his age. He emigrated to Georgia, about eight years since, carrying with him a character for industry, honesty and patriotism.
DIED, in Jones County, on Sunday the eleventh inst. Mrs. Mary BROWN, the amiable wife of Isaac BROWN, Esq. In the death of this excellent woman, female society has lost one of its brightest ornaments, the neighborhood a dear friend, and her weeping relations are left to mourn their irreparable loss. Possessed of all those amiable qualities, [...]
Died – on the 19th inst., at the seat of Mr. Edwin BECTON, Jones County, the Rev. Selby H. WYES, aged about 43. Mr. WYES was a gracious and useful man. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and freely gave himself up to seek and save perishing sinners. Though not regularly attached [...]
The following death notice appeared in the May 24, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. James HOWARD was a Senator from the Jones and Carteret districts.
The following death notice for Wimberly COXE appeared in the April 15, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. He was 23 years old.
The following death notice for Daniel ANDREWS appeared in the May 13, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.
The following death notice appeared in the May 13, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. John ASKEW was 35 years old.
Old slave darkies a Pension and if such is facts why then we hope that we are in time to meet the benefits of such. Yours respectfully, Geo. Jones junior & Annie Koonce P.O. Tuckahoe Jones Co. NC Received Jan 4, 1898 Source: Correspondence and Case Files of the Bureau of Pensions Pertaining to the Ex-Slave Pension [...]