Feb 162015

Sullivan,EmeryCapersIII-1CPL Emery Capers Sullivan III; Birth: Jul. 23, 1947 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Death: Sep. 11, 1967 Bin Duong Province, Vietnam. CPL Emery Capers Sullivan III, Vietnam Veteran native of Charlotte, NC was 20 years old and was not married. It was reported that Emery died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered.

Served with Charlie Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, “Tropic Lightning”. He was awarded The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal. Burial: Sharon Memorial Park Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)




Feb 162015

A new online free course providing an introduction to genealogy and family history is being offered by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University and the State Library of North Carolina. A MOOC is a type of online course in which the learner can proceed at his or her own pace. Taneya Koonce writes more about it at this blog post, and full details of the course can be found at the registration site. The course is limited to 5000 enrollees, so sign up now!!

Nov 052012

The following notice appeared in the Sept. 22, 1846 issue of the Semi-Weekly Raleigh Register.  Mrs. Margaret BLACK was the wife of Capt. William BLACK and was 33 years old when she passed away.

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Nov 052012

In the May 7, 1847 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper, the following notice appeared:

DIED – In Mecklenburg County, on the 12th ult., Margaret M. WALKER, aged 46 years; and on the 19th, Mr. James WALKER, husband of the above, aged 56 years.  Thus within one week has wife and husband – mother and father, been removed from time to eternity, leaving six orphan children to mourn their sad bereavement. 


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