grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Mary was preceded in demise by her husband of 29 years, Hugh Inman Alford, Jr., sisters Lois Katherine Meyers, Dorothy
“My mammy she work in de fiel’ all day and piece and quilt all night time. Den she hab to spin sufficient thread to make 4 cuts for de white fo’ks ebber evening. Why someday I nebber go to bed. Hab to hold de mild for her to see by. She hab to piece quilts
Service held at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel in Garner . A burial service followed at Montlawn Memorial Park, South Wilmington Street in Raleigh.
niggahs. “I wus mighty fortunate an’ what I obtained I received it from de Southern white people; dey been mighty good to me
“‘Last one night a nigger what has runned away comed ter spen’ de night time, an’ he sez dat he am not skeerd o’ nothin'[Pg 142] De proprietor can put him ter sleep in de house if he wants ter, case his spouse am spendin’ de night wid a good friend of hern, but he ‘sides ter put him in de mill. “De niggers allus hab to get cross to go wherever offen de plantation.
will kill us, men ladies an’ chilluns. De whole hundert or so of us runs an’ hides. “I wus three years ole when de Yankees come by way of. I do not ‘member much ’bout slavery, but I knows so much my mother
Henry James Trentham
19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and quite a few prolonged family members . “I ‘members dat Mis’ Mitchel used ter take me visitin’ ter white folkses houses an’ some o’ dem hates niggers an’
- Hannah and Taylor Tucker; one sister, Parmalee Brooks and husband Junior of
- Thursday at Carlisle Funeral
- “We lived in Greene County until the struggle went up. We
- on de plantations. When a nigger done anything he wuz tied
- funeral service might be performed at eleven a.m.
- She is listed as Mary Lindsay Alford in the
Fairmont last night about 9 oclock. He suffered a cerebral hemorrhage about ten days in the past and had been critically sick since that point. See the obituaries of his son Sammy Vince
Eli and Sonia Lastick founded the business with their son Jerold (Jerry) in 1973 in the former Block Furniture building at 310 E. High St. The enterprise grew rapidly and moved into its present location at 269 E. High St., which was a spinning wheel manufacturing facility dating again to the early 1800s.
Slavery Days In Franklin County
She graduated from Laurinburg High School in 1943. Mary was a loving and devoted homemaker and retired from J.P. After retiring, she labored part time for the Scotland County Literacy Council and worked as a volunteer for Hospice of
Hansley in this compilation. Governor Terry Sanford appointed Paul to a four-year term on N.C. State Blind Commission, and he helped to develop and served on the Durham Council for the Blind. Governor Jim Martin declared May
named Lanis Edwards and my mother wus named Ellen Edwards. They both ‘longed to Weldon Edwards. Father and mom said he wus mighty rough to ’em. I heard my mother say dat marster
marster left de huge home, and come down an’ et wid us. When marster wan’t off drunk on a spree he spent lots of time wid de slaves. He handled all alike. His slaves had been all niggers. Dere were no half-white chilluns dere. “Yes, suh, Marse Drew bought dem niggers like he was buyin’ a[Pg 47] pair of mules. Dey wuzn’ no extra den mules to him. It was early
She was preceded in dying by siblings, Ralph, Everett, & Norman Alford, & Alice Mentlewski. See the obituaries of her father, John Willie
New Brunswick, N.J., Charlie M., and Elroy Alford, both of Thomasville, route 2; two sisters, Mrs. W.M. Parker, Thomasville, and Mrs. W.H. Walker, Burlington; one brother W.H. Sullivan, Thomasville, route 2, two grandsons and a quantity of nieces and nephews.
it nother. “When the slaves on the plantation received sick they relied mostly on herbs. They used sage tea for fever, poplar bark water for chills. “When the Yankees took New Bern, two years before the
nephew, Landon Alford, each of Rocky Mount; her maternal grandmother, Angelane Smith of Red Oak; her aunts, Angie Waters and her husband, Glenn; and Vickie Pridgen, all of Red Oak. Lindsays memory will be cherished by her loving cousins, Bradley Sherrod, Travis Sherrod, Katie Pridgen, Cliff Pridgen and his
Drew Alford of the home; sons, Ted Alford, Jr. and his spouse, Fanny of Suffolk, England, and Doug Alford; daughter, Becky Alford; brother, Robert Alford of MI; sister, Marilyn Fillip of MI; and 5 grandchildren. She was born August 6, 1926 in Waycross, GA, a
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Mis’ Mary discovered it out an’ it fairly near broke her heart. De ole marster, Marster Sid’s daddy, said dat lengthy as he may journey a hoss he could look out fer de plantation so Marse Sid took Mis’ Mary to de mountains.
Pauls nook additionally was a year-round refuge for what we today call homeless individuals. The terms a quarter-century in the past werent fairly as type. Buzz was by no means one hundred pc sure,
Posted by Pamela Thompson, with permission of photographer Robert Wilfrid Alford Jr. Mrs. Harris died Sunday morning of internal accidents and her husband last night time of a fractured skull. I really have no must say more about Pauls passing
LOUISBURGRobert Preston Alford, Sr., 70, of Louisburg, died Saturday afternoon. See the obituaries of his parents, Herman Smith Alford and Catherine Hollifield Alford, in this compilation. A native of Wake Co. he was son to the late