William Haney [Brooks]

SUBMITTED BY:  Wayne Haynie (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) William Haney [Brooks] and my 3rd-Great-Grandfather, Charles Haney, were brothers. Their father was James Haney (1794 – 1866). William was born in McDowell County, North Carolina, in 1844. I’ve...

Civil War History

AUTHOR:  Andrew Adams Jr. (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) The following story is based on family oral history: Two of my great-grandfathers were in the Civil War, Hugh Wallin and John Chandler. John was a Confederate soldier who was captured and imprisoned....

Ransom Naylor, A Civil War Soldier

AUTHOR:  Durin Naylor The Year was 1840 when Ransom Naylor was born to Washington and Amy Naylor in the Mingo Township district of Sampson County, North Carolina. Ransom had 9 siblings, 4 brothers and 5 sisters. As a young boy Ransom worked the family farm. By 1850...

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