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Thomas Crawford Papers, 1842-1844

February 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Crawford, Thomas, b. 1817.
Collection number: 5473-z
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Abstract: Thomas Crawford, who was owned by Thomas Mosley of Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Ky., was sold as a slave by Mosley to James Crawford, also of Read more…

Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2055
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Abstract: Papers, 1773-1845, chiefly of Richard Mendenhall of Guilford County, N.C., relating to the Manumission Society of North Carolina and other groups. Papers concern the emanicipation of slaves and emigration of free blacks Read more…

L. C. Glenn papers, 1752-1927.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Glenn, L. C. (Leonidas Chalmers), b. 1871.
Collection number: 3052
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Abstract: Wilson (sometimes Willson), Glenn, and Torrence families lived in Crowders Creek, Gaston County, N.C. (previously Tryon County and Lincoln County) and York County, S.C. The Wilson family of Cumberland County, Pa., included John Wilson Read more…

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Read more…

John McRae papers, 1792-1909, 1966.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: McRae, John, 1793-1880.
Collection number: 477
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Abstract: John McRae was the postmaster in Fayetteville, N.C., in the 1840s and 1850s, and a private farmer and businessman in Mangum, N.C., from his retirement in 1853 to his death Read more…

John McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Sharpe, John McKee.
Collection number: 3592
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Abstract: John McKee Sharpe of Stateville, N.C. Papers of John McKee Sharpe, including his own genealogical correspondence, and correspondence, business papers, etc., of the Sharpe family and Read more…

Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hughes family.
Collection number: 2779
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Abstract: Principal member of the Hughes family of Edgefield, S.C., are Dr. John Hughes (d. 1835) and his son, John H. Hughes (d. 1871), who were both cotton planters; John Hughes’s sister, Read more…

Mitchell King papers, 1801-1876.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: King, Mitchell, 1783-1862.
Collection number: 400
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Abstract: Mitchell King, of Charleston, S.C., and Flat Rock, N.C., was a teacher, lawyer, and judge of the Charleston City Court. He owned property in Charleston, as well as land in Buncombe (later Read more…

James McDowell papers, 1770-1915 (bulk 1820-1850).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: McDowell, James, 1795-1851.
Collection number: 459
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Abstract: James McDowell was born 13 October 1795, son of Col. James McDowell and Sarah Preston. He married Susanna Smith Preston in 1818. McDowell was an unsuccessful candidate for Read more…

John Bayles papers, 1820-1831.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bayles, John, fl. 1820-1831.
Collection number: 5348-z
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Abstract: John Bayles was a resident of Washington County, Tenn., when he decided in 1820 to grant a slave woman named Jenny (also spelled Jeanny or Ginny) her freedom upon his and his wife’s deaths. The collection contains three documents that Read more…