EDITORIAL NOTE: The following history appeared in the May 30, 1890 and June 6, 1890 issues of the Roanoke Beacon. “Flipp” column Mr. Editor: You made your notice rather broad about my writing up the history of our county. I will try to give a history of the Churches, Public
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The following Notice of Incorporation for Creswell Academy appeared in the August 16, 1899 issue of the Roanoke Beacon. The individuals incorporating were A.G. WALKER, Alfred ALEXANDER, William H. HARDISON, James L. HASSELL, Johnson W. SPRUILL, Julius L. HOWELL, W.J. MERCER, D. SPRUILL, and Mathias OWENS. The Incorporation notice is
Excerpt from the “Our Creswell Letter” column: We notice an article in your last issue copied from the Washington Gazette, in which the writer in his description of Creswell, seems to give Mr. Alfred ALEXANDER of our town credit for being the prime mover in the building of our Academy. Now, while Mr. ALEXANDER has done
Earnest BOWERS shot Madison BAUN on Saturday evening in the bar-room of C.T. SPRUILL one mile from Creswell. The case was heard by W.J. MERCER, J.P., and in default of $300 bail BOWERS was sent to jail. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 1 Apr 1898, pg. 3
Dr. St. Clair SPRUILL, a native of Plymouth, has been elected Associate Professor of Surgery in Maryland University Medical School, Baltimore. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 8 Jun 1900.
This weekend I was quite fortunate to receive a collection of back issues of the newsletters of the Washington County Genealogical Society! The group includes the first issue in March 1990 – November 1994. Over the next several months I’ll be scanning them to add to the current online collection.
A new resource for the NCGenWeb project is an index of students from North Carolina colleges & universities. Yearbooks are wonderful sources for learning more about your ancestors and their activities during their college years. The NC Yearbook Index is a searchable database of students (mostly graduating seniors) from schools