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Grandma Missouri

Submitted by Vicki Boatwright; Edited and vetted by Kobe M. Brown and Cheri Todd Molter Oral Tradition My great-great-grandmother was Missouri Francis Angel, who was born on September 24, 1844, in Stokes County, North Carolina. Missouri had 3 sisters: Julia, born...

Cephus H. Joyce, man of principle

AUTHOR:  Unknown Born in Stokes County, North Carolina around 1843, Cephus H. Joyce was eager to join the cause and quickly enlisted in Stokes County in Company H of the 22nd NC State Troops on June 1, 1861 as a Private. He quickly became a leader and was elected...

John H. Hopkins

AUTHOR:  Howard J. Sparks, Sr. My great grandfather John H. Hopkins was from Patrick County, Virginia. John was the son of William Hopkins and Sarah/Sallie Snyder Hopkins. Between 1850 and 1860 it is believed the family moved just across the state line into Stokes...

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