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  • Trish Worthington Cobb
    Marcia, The deadline for submitting articles is March 1, 2004. Trish
    Message 1 of 15 , Jan 14, 2004
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      Marcia,
      The deadline for submitting articles is March 1, 2004.
      Trish

      On Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at 05:05 PM, Marcia McLawhorn wrote:

      > Trish, Sammy, Carol, Jewel and others,
      >
      > I agree. But two weeks doesn't give much time to submit a paper much
      > less coorporate long distance over it. Like it was said previously, I
      > don't necessary want to write something, but I would hate to have
      > nothing in the book for any particular family. Plus, I'm not in a
      > position to verify my info.
      >
      > So how would we get this Co-Op functioning?
      > Marcia McLawhorn
      >
      >
      > Carol Singh <csinghworthington@...> wrote:
      > Dear Trish, A great idea! I'm sure that each of us has
      > information that the others do not. In addition, we
      > would want to avoid repetition and digression, so we
      > could use an editor, couldn't we? Then if something
      > doesn't fit or an error in date creeps in, we will
      > have corrected it before it's out there for the whole
      > world to see. Why don't the two of you decide the who
      > writes on whom and get back to me? Both of you
      > actually know members of our McGowan families while I
      > have my information from Mama and Uncle Mark.
      > Additionally, you'd know if anybody might consider
      > something sensitive or insensitive as the case might
      > be and better left alone. Later, Carol
      > --- Trish Worthington Cobb <turniproots@...>
      > wrote:
      >> Lisa and Carol and anyone else interested,
      >>
      >> We could collaborate on some of these families that
      >> we have in common.
      >> I have not yet started on any articles, but it is
      >> time to start
      >> thinking about it.
      >> Why don't we gather the data we have on specific
      >> families and compare
      >> notes. We can break down the articles into
      >> manageable groups.
      >>
      >> Lisa, did you say you don't have the 1st edition?
      >> If you don't have
      >> it, I will be glad to consult my copy to be sure we
      >> don't repeat
      >> anything already covered.
      >>
      >> I am not sure how much comparison will be done in
      >> the editing process
      >> of the book, so if we collaborate on this before
      >> presenting the
      >> articles, it will avoid some duplication and help
      >> them tremendously.
      >>
      >> Trish
      >>
      >>
      >> On Tuesday, January 13, 2004, at 09:30 PM,
      >> lisascarola wrote:
      >>
      >>> Cousins Carol and Trish,
      >>>
      >>> Are you writing about the McGowans, if you are
      >> which lines?
      >>> I'll be happy to write what isn't accounted for.
      >>> My writing skills aren't the best, but I could
      >> always try.
      >>>
      >>> Lisa
      >>> --- In genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com, Carol Singh
      >>> <csinghworthington@y...> wrote:
      >>>> Dear Liz, Yes! Please send me the brochure: 6519
      >>>> Hanover Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226. If I
      >> get my
      >>>> ducks in a row, I'll write on our Braxton,
      >> McGowan,
      >>>> and Worthington families in time to bring in my
      >> copies
      >>>> if I may. Additionally, I do think it would be a
      >> real
      >>>> service to add the photographs of Mama, Grandpa
      >> Alp,
      >>>> and Uncle Mark. I'll ask Trish who wants to write
      >>>> what. She might well say it would be better for
      >> each
      >>>> of us to contribute what we know. Our writing
      >> will be
      >>>> edited anyway, and I'm sure that submissions will
      >> be
      >>>> supplemented and duplicate information
      >> discarded--no
      >>>> harm done and in the end, readers might gain a
      >> broader
      >>>> and deeper perspective than if only one of us
      >>>> submitted an article. Later, Carol
      >>>> --- Gloria Taylor <glot@n...> wrote:
      >>>>> Thanks John.
      >>>>> Gloria
      >>>>> ----- Original Message -----
      >>>>> From: "John V Lucas Jr" <jlucasjr@c...>
      >>>>> To: <genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com>
      >>>>> Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2004 10:27 AM
      >>>>> Subject: Re: [genpcncfir] Re: Carrol,- slave
      >> names
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>> Dear Cousins,
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> In case any of you are interested, the
      >> following
      >>>>> census year records
      >>>>>> reflect the number of slaves that Giles Nelson,
      >>>>> and his son, Caleb
      >>>>>> Nelson, had.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1800 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Giles Nelson - 1
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1810 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Giles Nelson - 2
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1820 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Caleb Nelson - 1
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1830 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Giles Nelson - 4
      >>>>>> Caleb Nelson - 3
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1840 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Caleb Nelson - 8
      >>>>>> Note: Giles Nelson, age 86, a Revolutionary
      >> War
      >>>>> Pensioner, was living
      >>>>>> with his son, Caleb Nelson, at the time of the
      >>>>> 1840 Census.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1850 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Caleb Nelson - 6
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> 1860 - Pitt Co., NC.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Caleb Nelson - 7
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Cousin John
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> On Saturday, January 10, 2004, at 08:26 PM,
      >> Gloria
      >>>>> Taylor wrote:
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Carroll,
      >>>>>>> I have not run across anything referencing
      >>>>> slaves in the Nimrod Nelson
      >>>>>>> family. There were I believe some slaves
      >>>>> earlier in the Nelson
      >>>>>>> families,
      >>>>>>> but no names were mentioned, as I recall.
      >> There
      >>>>> is said there is an
      >>>>>>> area
      >>>>>>> behind the Nimrod Nelson cemetery where slaves
      >>>>> were said to have been
      >>>>>>> buried, but whether they were of his
      >> generation
      >>>>> or the one before he
      >>>>>>> purchased the land in 1839 (from Alfred
      >> Forbes)
      >>>>> is unknown by me. I am
      >>>>>>> unable to help with this. Perhaps there is
      >> some
      >>>>> else on the list that
      >>>>>>> may
      >>>>>>> know. Seems Caleb and Giles Nelson had a
      >> slave
      >>>>> or two, if my memory
      >>>>>>> serves
      >>>>>>> me correctly, but do not recall names being
      >>>>> given.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Good luck
      >>>>>>> Gloria
      >>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
      >>>>>>> From: "carrol" <cpgoofy16@y...>
      >>>>>>> To: <genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com>
      >>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 6:39 PM
      >>>>>>> Subject:
      >>>>>
      >> Re:_[genpcncfir]_Chronicles_of_Pitt_County-Volume_II
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> Gloria,
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> I was wondering if you have anything in your
      >>>>> search that talks about
      >>>>>>>> maybe
      >>>>>>> if Nimrod or any of the other Nelson's had
      >>>>> slaves. Any mention of
      >>>>>>> those
      >>>>>>> names, example of the surnames they may have
      >>>>> taken, things like that.
      >>>>>>> I
      >>>>>>> have traced the black Laughinghouse side back
      >> to
      >>>>> an Ajax and Ed
      >>>>>>> Laughinghouse, but I am in Colorado and
      >> getting
      >>>>> the information on the
      >>>>>>> sale
      >>>>>>> of some of the slaves or when they were freed
      >> by
      >>>>> the various masters
      >>>>>>> what
      >>>>>>> names the took.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> I have seen several black "farm hands" around
      >>>>> the Nelsons on the
      >>
      > === message truncated ===
      >
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