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RIDDICK, L.M. (Mrs.) – (d. 1900)

The remains of Mrs. L.M. RIDDICK, postmistress of Gatesville, N.C., who died of a surgical shock in a Columbus (Ohio) hospital, arrived in Suffolk last night and were today shipped to Gatesville via Gates station for burial.  Mrs. RIDDICK had something like a tumor and went to Columbus for attention.  The operation killed her.  The… (read more)

WHEDBEE, Joshua – (d. 1900)

Joshua WHEDBEE, a well-known citizen of Gates County, N.C., died suddenly today in Perquimans county, near the town of Hertford.  He was attacked with paralysis or heart trouble and expired suddenly, aged 80 years.  Mr. WHEDBEE was visiting the family of his daughter, Mrs. John David PARKER.  The burial will take place tomorrow near Gatesville,… (read more)

PARKER, Joisah to James PARKER (1786)

Contributed by Raymond Parker Fouts Feb. 10, 1786 Gates Co., NC Deed Book 1; pg. 172 This Indenture made this Tenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred & Eighty Six Between Josiah PARKER Senr. of Gates County and State of North Carolina of the one part and James… (read more)