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NCGS Journal, 2013


Created Date Monday, 18 February 2013
Modified Date Friday, 21 February 2014
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NCGS Journal -- Vol. XXXIX, No. 1 -- February 2013

Created Date Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Modified Date Saturday, 18 January 2014
Filesize 1.96 Megabytes

NCGS Journal -- Vol. XXXIX, No. 2 -- May 2013

Featured on the cover: John Chisholm (1822-1905), a carpenter of Montgomery County, NC, son of Daniel Chisholm and Mary Allred.

Created Date Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Modified Date Saturday, 18 January 2014
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NCGS Journal -- Vol. XXXIX, No. 3 -- August 2013

Featured on the cover: Tombstone of Harriet A. Reeves (c. 1819 - 3 Jan 1847), at the George Reeves Family Cemetery in Orange County, NC.

Harriet's story is in this issue: "Murder Most Domestic - A Case of Sororicide in Orange County"
(Photo by Milton Forsyth, printed courtesy of Allen Dews, webmaster of "Cemetery Census" website.)
Created Date Thursday, 16 January 2014
Modified Date Saturday, 15 February 2014
Filesize 2.39 Megabytes

NCGS Journal -- Vol. XXXIX, No. 4 -- November 2013

Featured on the cover: A photo found in the album of Archie Carter Dalton (1853-1876), a student at the Bingham School and Davidson College. This is believed to be Edwin L. McNabb (b. c 1849), son of Robert and Elizabeth (Thomas) McNabb of Moore and Bladen counties, NC, and husband of Laura Bethune Jones (1858-1951). Mr McNabb was a teacher, lawyer, and inspector of schools at various times. He eventually settled in Gwinnett Co., GA.

(Photo courtesy of the High Point Historical Society, High Point, NC.)

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