The following death notice appeared in the November 4, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. Major William R. LEIGH died at his residence in Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee. He was the son of Roscoe LEIGH, formerly of Newbern.
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DIED – In Newbern, in the 13th year of her age, Miss Caroline M. BLACKLEDGE, daughter of William S. BLACKLEDGE, Esq.
Source: Raleigh Register, 22 Mar 1844.
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The following death notice for George LANE, infant son of Hardy B. LANE, appeared in the July 13, 1841 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.
The following death notice for George STANLEY, infant son of James G. STANLEY Jr., appeared in the May 14, 1841 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.
The following death notice for Charles STEWART appeared in the December 10, 1841 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.
The following death notice for Ann DALRYMPLE appeared in the May 28, 1940 issue of the Raleigh Register. She was the widow of Captain Alexander DALRYMPLE.