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$100 Reward for the Return of Jerry

SUBMITTED BY:  Lisa Y. Henderson (edited by Cheri Todd Molter) On February 28, 1863, Edmund Moore of Wilson advertised in the Tarborough Southerner for the return of Jerry, a thirty-year-old man who was formerly enslaved by Howell G. Whitehead of eastern Pitt County,...

William Burton “Burt” Joyner

AUTHOR:  James Marshall Joyner (Click image to enlarge) In 1838, Hilliard and Penninah (spelled “Penina” in some records) Johnston Joyner had a son, William Burton “Burt” Joyner. Burt and his parents resided in the eastern portion of Nash County, which became Wilson...

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