Julia Perry to Teach in Cobton, NC, 1882

September 28, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2nd page, 2nd column)

Miss Julia Perry left last Tuesday for Cobton, to take charge of a school near that place.


[According to this web site, Cobton was the name associated with a U.S. Post Office from June 15, 1872, to June 10, 1888, in Craven County, North Carolina. The first postmaster was Richard G. Cobb. The name was changed to Ft. Barnwell.]


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2 Responses to Julia Perry to Teach in Cobton, NC, 1882

  1. Anonymous says:

    I was raised in Ft. Barnwell. I just found out a few weeks ago that it was originally Cobton, NC.

    • Finder of Stories says:

      There are so many interesting pieces of information to discover when I start looking back into these people and their stories!

      Thank you for your comment. I love reading about a personal connection to one of these places.

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