Noah Wyrick’s Civil War Experience

SUBMITTED BY:  Rick Pardue (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) The Wyrick family’s name was at first spelled “Wirick.” [Both spellings appear in historical records.] It’s a German name that was changed over time; German engravings are present on some of the...

William N. Rose Jr.’s Civil War Story

SUBMITTED BY: Cara Barker Hadfield (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) My 3rd great-grandfather was William Nicholas Rose Jr. His great-grandmother was Ms. Lucy Harper and his great-grandfather was Benjamin Rose, of Virginia: They moved to the Falling Creek area...

A Tale of Two Brothers

SUBMITTED BY:  Joseph R. Suggs (Originally posted July 27, 2016; corrections made July 17, 2020) Lewis Osborn Sugg was born September 6, 1845 in Randolf County, and he was the son of Merritt A. Sugg and Tempy Spinks Sugg. The family story maintains that Lewis’s...

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