Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tom of Petersburg, Virginia, in 1815

June 30, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 4th page) 100 Dollars Reward Ran away from the subscriber on Sunday last, his Fellow TOM, well known for 5 years past as the Carrier of the City Gazette … Continue reading

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Many Sick in Scotland Neck, NC, in March 1883

March 22, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –We are sorry to learn that Capt. T.C. Hyman, of Palmyra, is sick. –Mr. Baker Bell has two very sick children. –R.H. Smith, Esq., has been confined … Continue reading

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Ben of Beaufort County, NC, probably born about 1790; in 1815

June 30, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page) Ten Dollars Reward. Run-away from the Subscriber on the 11th of April last, my negro BEN, He is about 25 years of age, very black, and stout … Continue reading

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Sisters: Mary Montague and Mrs. James H. Lawrence, NC, 1883

March 15, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Miss Mary Montague, of Wake Forest, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jas. H. Lawrence. _______________ [Mrs. James H. Lawrence has the most genealogically informative gravestone I have … Continue reading

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Harry of Craven County, NC, probably born about 1780; in 1815

June 30, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page) Notice. Taken Up and Committed to jail in Germanton, Hyde county, on the 11th inst. a negro man who says his name is Harry, and that he … Continue reading

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House of Fred Billups Lost in Fire March 11, 1883, Scotland Neck, NC

March 15, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –On last Sunday night, at 9½ o’clock, the alarm of fire was given, and was soon learned to be the house of Fred. Billups, a colored man … Continue reading

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Capt. Green of Rhode Island dies May 27, 1815, in NC

June 2, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page) DIED, on Saturday last in this town, Capt. * Green, of Providence R.I.

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