One of the most progressive little towns in North Carolina is Creswell, in Washington county. A few years ago it was a growing forest, and now the hustle of business and the hum of machinery give the pretty little burg much the air of a city. Situated on the Scuppernong
We are pleased to share the news that Washington County area family history & genealogy researcher Terri Fagan Mitchell has published a new book! “It’s In The Genes: The Cymera Rosella Moore Story” documents the life story of Terri’s grandmother. You can order the book online, or use this order
MARRIED — In Edgecombe county, 10th ult., Mr. Thomas PENDER of Plymouth, to Miss Sarah CASTERPHANE. Editorial Note: This bride’s name is likely Sarah CARSTARPHEN. Source: North-Carolina standard. (Raleigh, N.C.), 14 Jan. 1836. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042147/1836-01-14/ed-1/seq-3/>
The following items appeared in the Roanoke Beacon newspaper in the “Beacon Flashes” section. Mr. R.A. KNIGHT of Washington, NC was in the city this week. Mr. T.J. NORMAN spent last Sunday with his family at Edenton. Miss Kate RALPH of Creswell is visiting her sister, Mrs. C.V.W. AUSBON. Miss
The following items appeared in the Roanoke Beacon newspaper in the “Beacon Flashes” section. Mrs. C.A. MOORE and children left on Tuesday last for Ocracoke. Mr. and Mrs. L.L. OWENS returned home from Nag’s Head on Wednesday. Mr. Antone MARRINER, of Mackey’s Ferry, made our office a call while in
The following items appeared in the Roanoke Beacon newspaper in the “Roper Ripples” section. Miss Maye JOHNSTON, of Belhaven, is the guest of Mrs. S.A. BLOUNT. Mrs. A.L. GURKIN has been the guest of Mrs. J.H. CLARK for a few days. Miss Isolind LUCAS has just returned from Kinsey Seminary,
46th REYNOLDS FAMILY REUNION 10:00 AM on Sunday May 19th, 2013 Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Tyrrell County NC This is a reunion of the descendants of William Reynolds Jr. and his sister Matilda Jane Reynolds Spencer, both originally from Chelsea, England. William Reynolds Jr. lived in Tyrrell County and became a Primitive Baptist Preacher, while Matilda Jane Reynolds Spencer lived
Recently added to the Internet Archive is the 1962 Hill’s Directory for Plymouth, NC. If you are reading this post through email or an RSS feed reader, you may not be able to see the directory embedded in this post. Please visit the Washington County, NCGenWeb site to view.
Recently added to the Internet Archive is the 1960 Hill’s Directory for Plymouth, NC. If you are reading this post through email or an RSS feed reader, you may not be able to see the directory embedded in this post. Please visit the Washington County, NCGenWeb site to view.
I cannot speak enough goodwill about the team of DigitalNC.org. I have been such a fan of their online digitization efforts since they started and I’m always finding good treasures there. I’ve used the yearbooks they’ve been digitizing to create the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index and I’ve culled through newspapers abstracting