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Reward for Esther & Jack

Reward for Esther & Jack

Advertisement submitted by Nicholle Young; Summary written by Cheri Todd Molter In January 1835, Esther and her husband, Jack, ran away from their latest enslaver, Herold Blackmore of Duplin County. Esther was “about 30 years old…and of an Indian complection [sic],...

Jordan Bennett

AUTHOR:  Charles Brown My wife’s great grandfather, Jordan Bennett, was from Duplin County, North Carolina. He is listed in Family Search as being a member of the 8th US Colored Heavy Artillery. He enlisted on Jun 25, 1864 at Paducah, KY as Corporal; he was 20...

Isaac Deal, Confederate soldier

Isaac Deal, Confederate soldier Isaac Deal, the son of William Deal and Malinda (Linda) Pickett, was born on June 12, 1840 in Duplin County, where he resided as a farmer. Isaac married Hannah Susan Henderson in New Hanover County on Sept. 16, 1860. On July 8, 1862, at...

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