Many thanks to Joshua Waller for submitting this letterhead from his ancestor’s shop in Kinston. This is letterhead for Bells’s General Repair Shops on 810 East Blount Street. The letter is signed for pension purposes by men of the 27th Company of NC Troops to prove that John W. Burket served. It appears to be dated 1907?
The NCGenWeb has a new database online – the result of a project of the North Carolina Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. You can read more background about the database on the NCGenWeb blog. For those with Lenoir county research interests, you may be interested in the list of burials from Lenoir county specifically here. Happy hunting!
The following obituary appeared in the October 9, 1928 issue of the Kinston Free Press. Carrie was the daughter of Dr. Heritage BLOUNT.
Editorial Note: Carrie was the wife of Marion Green Koonce. See her record at FamilySearch Family Trees.
The following death notice for Mr. S. HOWARD appeared in the August 9, 1851 issue of the Raleigh Register.
The following death notice for John W. COBB appeared in the October 10, 1849 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. Mr. COBB died at the home of his brother-in-law, John H. PEEBLES.
The following death notice appeared in the May 13, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. Mr. Windal DAVIS was 48 years old.
The following obituary appeared in the September 15, 1847 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. Dr. James Augustus WASHINGTON was 45 years old and the son of John WASHINGTON, a native of Kinston.
The following notice appeared in the March 16, 1847 issue of the Raleigh Register on the death of Mrs. Blanney VANN. Mrs. VANN was the wife of A. VANN and was 25 years old. She died in Madison County, Florida.
The following obituary for Col. Blount COLEMAN appeared in the June 1, 1847 issue of the Raleigh Register.