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11178Re: [genpcncfir] Fw: [NC-PCFR] Chronicles of Pitt County--Volume II - Forbes

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  • Charles Baldree
    Feb 2, 2004
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      Hi Carol:

      Does your Evans line include a Hollan Evans who married Isaac Baldree on
      11/23/1865, dau. of Caswell Evans? Holland was born 2/18/1830.

      Charles Baldree
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Carol Singh" <csinghworthington@...>
      To: <genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 9:03 AM
      Subject: Re: [genpcncfir] Fw: [NC-PCFR] Chronicles of Pitt County--Volume
      II - Forbes


      > Dear Bob, I worried that you had disappeared off the
      > face of the earth and would become the next "Unsolved
      > Mystery." Thanks for beaming back down. I am related
      > to the Evans families of Greenville through multiple
      > generations and maternal and paternal lines. I'm
      > really excited about your information on the Forbes
      > line and anything you can share about our Evans
      > families. I myself am writing on my grandparents
      > Alfred Worthington and Jenny Secession McGowan and on
      > my Braxton families--my grandparents Dosie Dail and
      > Elijah Braxton; great uncle and stepgrandfather Elias
      > "Goode" or "Goude" Braxton; and my father and mother
      > Clyde Rae Worthington and Elbert Lee Braxton; and my
      > dear uncle Mark Howard Worthington. Anybody who wishes
      > to share, add, edit is welcome to do so, and any of
      > you who grew up and remained in the Pitt County area
      > who knew any of my family personally (as I
      > unfortunately did not, having been transplanted to
      > Virginia while in elementary school)your sharing your
      > personal recollections would be like having my family
      > back. Thank you, Bob, for your generous sharing of
      > your information, and thanks to all our membership for
      > your caring and your assistance in answering my many
      > questions. Later, Carol
      > --- Bob Forbes <bforbes@...> wrote:
      > > Dear Pitt County genpcncfir list members,
      > > I'm forwarding the following msg about my planned
      > > Pitt County Chronicles
      > > Vol.II writeup on Arthur Forbes line. If anyone
      > > else out there is planning
      > > to write about him or his descendants, I'd like to
      > > hear from you.
      > > Thanks,
      > > Bob Forbes
      > > bforbes@...
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Bob Forbes" <bforbes@...>
      > > To: <NC-PCFR-L@...>
      > > Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 9:32 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [NC-PCFR] Chronicles of Pitt
      > > County--Volume II - Forbes
      > >
      > >
      > > > Dear Liz and NC-PCFR members,
      > > >
      > > > Just wanted y'all to know that I'm working on a PC
      > > Chronicles II entry for
      > > > my 3-gr-granddad Rev. War Patriot Arthur Forbes
      > > (~1748 - 1823) and the
      > > > descendants of his 3 sons Arthur (1806-1881) &
      > > Alfred (1806-1847) Forbes
      > > > (twins), and Archibald Forbes (1811-1838). This
      > > Forbes line once owned
      > > most
      > > > of the land on the Falkland Hwy from present-day
      > > B's BBQ westward thru
      > > > Ironwood Country Club property, most of which has
      > > since been split up and
      > > > sold off. It is closely intertwined with the
      > > Evans family of the same
      > > area,
      > > > also descended from an early Greenville family
      > > (Evans Street, etc.).
      > > >
      > > > My Forbes line is separate (at least, the
      > > connection hasn't been found
      > > yet)
      > > > from the well-known line of Robert (1789-1845) &
      > > Gracey Tyson (1796-1875)
      > > > Forbes, whose farm and mill were on the old
      > > Greenville Country Club
      > > property
      > > > and who have numerous descendants, many still
      > > living in Greenville. The
      > > > Robert & Gracey Forbes line is covered fairly well
      > > in the entries for
      > > Alfred
      > > > (different Alfred Forbes from above), Fred J.,
      > > Charles S., and Noah Forbes
      > > in PC
      > > > Chronicles I.
      > > >
      > > > To my knowledge, there has never been much written
      > > about the life and
      > > > descendants of Rev.War Lt. Arthur Forbes
      > > (~1748-1823), but that time is
      > > > due, for he played a strong leadership role in the
      > > early days of Pitt
      > > County
      > > > and Greenville and needs to be recognized. So of
      > > course I'd like to know
      > > (1)
      > > > if anyone else out there is working on this line
      > > for PC Chronicles II and
      > > > (2) if anyone has anything to contribute to my
      > > writeup. If so, email me
      > > at
      > > > bforbes@...
      > > >
      > > > And Liz, wanted you and PCFR officers to know I
      > > finally mailed in my 2004
      > > > dues check with a couple of queries early this
      > > week, the ice storm having
      > > > given me an opportunity to catch up on some bill
      > > paying. Looking forward
      > > to
      > > > the next PCGQ!
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for your great work and Best for 2004,
      > > >
      > > > Robert H. (Bob) Forbes, Jr.
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: "Elizabeth Sparrow" <liz_sparrow@...>
      > > > To: <NC-PCFR-L@...>
      > > > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 4:44 PM
      > > > Subject: [NC-PCFR] Chronicles of Pitt
      > > County--Volume II
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Now that the holidays are over, I am hoping many
      > > of you may be writing
      > > > your family history articles for Volume II of
      > > Chronicles of Pitt County.
      > > > The deadline for receiving articles is March 1,
      > > and we are planning to
      > > > publish the book by the winter of 2004-2005. If
      > > you need information
      > > about
      > > > how to prepare the articles, e-mail me and I'll
      > > send you a brochure
      > > > immediately. You may write as many articles as
      > > you wish, at no cost, but
      > > > there is a $10 charge for each photograph
      > > submitted (optional). The
      > > purpose
      > > > of Volume II is to include family histories and
      > > Pitt County community
      > > > information not included in Volume I, which was
      > > published in 1982 and
      > > > reprinted in 2003.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > If you are planning to submit one or more
      > > articles, please e-mail me so
      > > > that we can have an idea about what is coming.
      > > And don't be shy about
      > > > asking questions.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Many thanks!
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Liz Sparrow
      > > > >
      > > > > Chronicles Committee
      > > > >
      > > > > Pitt County Historical Society
      > > > >
      > > > >
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