CABARRUS GOLDEN NUGGET
JOURNAL OF THE CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY
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   1993 FALL
EDITOR’S PAGE    1
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY FORMED         2
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP DUES        2
OFFICERS 1993 - 1994        2
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE         3
BEST WISHES TO        4
EUGENIA WHITE LORE         4
PROGRAMS!         4
PROJECTS         5
CARRIGAN LETTER         5
THE CONCORD HOSPITAL        6
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS        9
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS IN ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING        15

    1994 MARCH
EDITORS PAGE     1
BIBLE RECORD OF WILLIAM HENRY ARCHIBALD AND AGNES “NANCY" SPEARS ARCHIBALD     2
BOST MILL AS A PICNIC AREA     4
CABARRUS COUNTY FAMILIES: A REFERENCE     6
MINUTES, COURT OF PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS, CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C     8
ESTATE OF WILLIAM BOST (1914-1891)    9
CABARRUS COUNTY POSTAL SYSTEM 1792-1833     14
TOWNSHIPS, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (MAP)    16
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA     17
QUERIES     22

    1994 JUNE
CABARRUS COUNTY RECORDS FROM AFAR: DESCENDANTS OF CALEB PHIFER    28
DEATH OF CHARLES J. HARRIS OF POPLAR TENT    29
ROY HAMPTON PARK, 1910-1993     30
TOWNSHIP 1, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (MAP)    32
THE I890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA    33
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY COMMEMORATIVE JOURNAL    41
QUERIES     42

    1994 SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S PAGE.     43
MEET  TIM AUTEN, EDITOR     44
MEET FRANCES TALLENT, ASSISTANT EDITOR    45
RECIPES FROM GRANNY'S KITCHEN     46
OL’ TIMEY KITCHEN UTENSILS,    47
JOHN GILLON, A HERO OF THE REVOLUTION     48
PROJECT: CABARRUS COUNTY PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS     49
CABARRUS COUNTY SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR     50
1855 CURE FOR A RATTLESNAKE BITE     52
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY JOURNAL DEADLINE EXTENDED52
CABARRUS CITIZENS ESCORT GENERAL LAFAYETTE     53
THE NEISLERS IN CABARRUS COUNTY     55
BUILDINGS OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, CONCORD, NC     59
QUERIES     62

    1994 DECEMBER
EDITOR'S PAGE     63
MEET KATHRYN L. BRIDGES, LOCAL HISTORY LIBRARIAN    64
GENEALOGICAL MEMORIES     65
SOME BOST WILLS AND GUARDIANSHIPS 66CABARRUS COUNTY BIBLE RECORDS     69
PROHIBITION IN CABARRUS COUNTY     72
1995 CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP DUES     75
CIVIL WAR ITEMS    76
CABARRUS MEN WHO DIED AT POINT LOOKOUT PRISON CAMP    77
EARLY CABARRUS COUNTY SETTLERS AND THEIR CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS     79
ANSWERS TO THE "OL' TIMEY KITCHEN UTENSILS" QUIZ.    81
CABARRUS COUNTY SOLDIERS IN THE WAR OF 1812 AND THE MEXICAN WAR    82

    1995 MARCH
EDITOR’S NOTES     1
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     2
GIFT MEMBERSHIPS4MEET CATHY TALLENT     6
INCORPORATION, BY-LAWS CHANGES AND NEW OFFICERS     7
MEET BERNARD WILLIAM,(BILL ) CRUSE JR., ASSISTANT EDITOR    8
FROM THE PRESIDENT     10
ROBERT KILPATRICK OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA     10
MARY STRUBE AND VIRGIL THOMAS: A LOVE STORY     11
RECIPES FROM GRANNY'S KITCHEN     13
THE NEISLERS IN CABARRUS COUNTY     14
HESSIANS IN CABARRUS COUNTY 1818    10
CABARRUS COUNTY, NC CENSUS     22
TOWNSHIP 2 CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, (MAP)     27
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA     28
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS 1902 - 1908     37
QUERIES     41

    1995 JUNE
EDITOR'S NOTES     44
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     46
MEET LARRY HAYER.    48
MEET HELEN ARTHUR     49
DEAR UNCLE, LETTER FROM SARAH R. A. CARRIGAN TO WILLIAM ADAMS CARRIGAN     50
CHARLES A. DAYVAULT, CONFEDERATE SOLDIER     53
THE DAYWALT BROTHERS, BY MILDRED FLINCHUM    58
MY BARRINGER, BOGER, OVERSHINE, CRESS, MILLER, FISHER AND LENTZ FAMILIES,     60
"NEW CEMETERY"    62
VAN HATLEY     63
MAY DAY     64
CONCORD--THE BEGINNING     65
CABARRUS MEN WHO SERVED IN THE CIVIL WAR     68
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEMBERS PUBLISH 7418    10
CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, CENSUS    76
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS, 1902-1908    83

    1995 SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S NOTES.    91
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     93
GENEALOGICAL CHARTS NEEDED THESE CABARRUS COUNTY FAMILIES    96
MECKLENBURG, CABARRUS, OR UNION?.     97
BRINDLE/HUMPHREY CABARRUS KIN     98
MEET JEANNE GOIN HAGEN.    101
MEET THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    102
CABARRUS COUNTY WORD SEARCH     103
JOHN SWINK AND JAMES NAPOLEON BROWN.    105
CABARRUS, A GOLDEN COUNTY: 1799-1850     108
FIRST ANNUAL CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY FAMILY -DAY.     112
TOWNSHIP 3, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (MAP).    113
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, TOWNSHIP 3    114
ALABAMA’S OLDEST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.    124
RELATIONSHIP CHART.    130
QUERIES     131

   1995 DECEMBER
EDITOR'S PAGE.    133
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     134
MEET MARIE MORRISON     136
MEET ALICE STEELE-ROBINSON    137
MEET THE REVEREND HAROLD O. ROBINSON     138
JOHN HAGLER'S LAND     139
PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON VISITS.    140
RECIPES FROM GRANNY'S KITCHEN    .144
DEAR COUSIN: LETTER FROM W. F. CARRIGAN TO A. H. CARRIGAN     145
REMEMBRANCES OF ELIZABETH RAYNELLE LUKE MORLEY.    149
ANSWERS TO SIGNATURE QUIZ.     153
EXECUTIVE SECRETARIES OF THE WOMEN'S HOME AND OVERSEAS MISSIONARY SOCIETY     154
WILLIAM ALEXANDER PALMER    155
ANTECEDENTS AND DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER "ALEX" PALMER     156
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY OFFICERS FOR 1996     159
TOWNSHIP 4, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (MAP)     160
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL, TOWNSHIP 4     161

    1996 MARCH
EDITOR’S PAGE    1
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     2
MEET JOHN BLAIR HAGLER, STAFF WRITER     5
"FROZEN TO DEATH ,” OBITUARY OF DR. CHARLES W. HARRIS    6
MEET BETTY L. KRIMMINGER, STAFF WRITER     7
WILLIAM RUSSELL 1741-1824     8
HAMILTON - WALLACE BIBLE RECORD    9
TWO ADAM MONROE FURRS OF CABARRUS COUNTY    11
REMEMBRANCES OF ELIZABETH RAYNELL LUKE MORLEY PART 2     12
JOHN MILTON ODELL AND TEXTILE DEVELOPMENT    14
CONCORD BICENTENNIAL EVENTS CALENDAR, APRIL 1996    18
GRINS AND GIGGLES:     19
CABARRUS COUNTY'S NATIVE AMERICANS    20
1810CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS.    22
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS 1902-1908,    38
QUERIES 33 CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY -1996MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FORM    35
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY GIFT MEMBERSHIPS     36

    1996 JUNE
EDITOR’S PAGE .    37
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     38
JAMES HAMILTON REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER     37
MORE HAMILTON FAMILY RECORDS    41
MEET JOHN MISENHEIMER     42
MATHIER AGE AND SOME OF HIS ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS     45
CONCORD BICENTENNIAL SOUVENIRS    46
LOOKING BACK     47
FUN AND RECREATION IN HISTORIC CABARRUS     48
JOURNAL BACK ISSUES    50
MY GRANNY, CATHERINE JANE JOHNSON CLINE HAYER     51
BROTHER WILLIAM: LETTER FROM JAMES AND ELIZABETH CARRIGAN     53
GRINS AND GIGGLES, OR ONE OF OUR BEST TRIPS     59
BETHLEHEM METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY    60
EARLY CABARRUS COUNTY POST OFFICES    60
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT    68
TOWNSHIP 5,CABARRUS COUNTY (MAP).     69
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL TOWNSHIP 5     70
KITH AND KIN     78
QUERIES     80

1996 SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER EDITOR'S PAGE     82
READERS RESPOND    83
READERS ASK     84
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     85
MEET CARL MOOSE    87
SERENDIPITY     88
MEET MARY LENTZ    89
UNCLE REECE & THE COFFIN CAPER     90
THE CONCORD HALLOWEEN OF 1938     91
A PECULIAR LIGHT ACTING PECULIARLY    93
KITH & KIN     94
POOR HOUSE INHABITANTS     95
GRANNY'S KITCHEN    96
THOMAS J. SHINN PAPERS.    97
W. F. CARRIGAN LETTER     104
JOHN BARBA     106
1810 CABARRUS COUNTY CENSUS     111
LEAH DRY'S PETITION     113
QUERIES     115

    1996 DECEMBER
EDITORS PAGE    117
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY BOARD AND OFFICERS, 1997     118
CONGRATULATIONS    119
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     120
HERITAGE BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT    121
LIBRARY SCHEDULE FOR HOLIDAYS     123
READERS RESPOND    124
MEET MARCELINE SLOOP    125
THE CASE OF MRS. CLARK    126
KITH & KIN     127
RICHARD MORRISON KING, M D.    129
THOMAS J. SHINN LETTERS, PART 2    131
OUR GENEALOGICAL TRIP TO THE TWILIGHT ZONE     136
LETTERS FROM JAMES A. WALLACE    138
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES YEARS ALLOWANCE    141
1810 CABARRUS COUNTY, NC, CENSUS     142
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS, 1902-1908    146
GUARDIAN DECREES     148
CABARRUS RANGERS, CO. F, 9TH REGIMENT, 1ST NC CAVALRY     149
CATALOGUE OF OFFICERS AND STUDENTS OF NC COLLEGE, MT. PLEASANT, NC, 1894 1895    153
QUERIES     158
MEMBERSHIP FORMS    161
HERITAGE BOOK ORDER FORM    162
FAMILY DAY FORM     162

    1997 MARCH
EDITOR’S PAGE     1
PAST PRESIDENT'S PAGE    2
PUBLICATIONS UPDATE     3
PRESENT PRESIDENT'S PAGE     4
READERS RESPOND    5
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     6
MEET IRA DAYVAULT    7
REMEMBERING “LUM” HARTSELL     8
INTERESTING THINGS FOUND IN GENEALOGY RESEARCH     13
THOMAS FRANKLIN HOPKINS    15
THE WONDERFUL PERFORMING TOADS FROM TEXAS    19
THOMAS J. SHINN PAPERS, PART III    20
KITH AND KIN     26
GERMAN PATRIOTS DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION    27
QUERIES     37

    JUNE 1997
EDITOR'S PAGE     39
TWELVE THINGS WE LEARNED    41
OLD STAGECOACH ROAD.    42
CABARRUS BLACK BOYS INCIDENT    44
ISRAEL CARRIGAN LETTER.    46
CABARRUS COUNTY CASUALTIES --- WORLD WAR I     48
WILLIAM THOMAS NATURALIZATION     49
FIRST USE OF X-RAY AS SURGICAL AID IN CABARRUS COUNTY     50
REV. WILLEFORD AND MR. RAT     52
EARLY COMMUNITY GROWTH: FLOWE'S STORE AND GEORGEVILLE.    54
CABARRUS COUNTY'S LAST SLAVE BY.     61
OLD PHIFER INN (ILLUSTRATION)     62
GERMAN PATRIOTS DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (PART 2)     63
QUERIES     71

    SEPTEMBER 1997
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    73
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     75
KITH & KIN     77
1792 INHABITANTS OF CABARRUS COUNTY    78
HAGLER TRIP TO CABARRUS COUNTY.    82
MECKLENBURG DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE     85
HAMILTON PAPERS     86
OLD HARRIS AND MCCLURE CEMETERIES     96
LOCKED IN THE COURT HOUSE    100
MOANING MINE GHOST OF BOST'S MILL     102
YEAR'S ALLOWANCE OF MARY ANN PLYLER     107
G. I. MEMORIAL HOUSE     108
1890 TAX SCROLL, TOWNSHIP 6.    111
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORM    118
QUERIES     119

    DECEMBER1997
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    120
N. C. SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARD WINNERS (PHOTO)     122
1998 CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY OFFICERS (PHOTO)    122
PRESIDENT'S PAGE    123
LONGING FOR SCOTLAND     124
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     125
MEMBERS PUBLISH     127
CARRIE JANE HINSON HARTSELL     129
ARKANSAS PEOPLE WITH NC CONNECTIONS    134
1900 CABARRUS COUNTY OBITUARIES    136
CABARRUS COUNTY MURAL    137
DIRT TRACK RACING IN CABARRUS COUNTY    138
1816: THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER    139
CABARRUS COUNTY CHRISTMAS 100 YEARS AGO     148
BROWN AND BROTHER LIVERY STABLE    149
GRINS AND GIGGLES     152
OLD CONCORD HOTELS    153
KITH AND KIN     154
QUERIES     155

    1998 MARCH
EDITOR'S PAGE.    1
FOR YOUR INFORMATION    .2
HERITAGE BOOK FORM.    5
MEMBERSHIP FORMS    6
LIBRARY SCHEDULE    7
MEET THE HONORABLE CLARENCE E. HORTON, JR..     8
KITH AND KIN     10
HANDLELESS CUPS & SAUCERS ARE RARE & COLLECTABLE    11
JOHN OSBORNE DIARY     12
GRINS AND GIGGLES: NO MARRIAGE, NO JOKE!.    13
THE TRAGIC ROMANCE OF MARY KLUTTZ.    14
WILLIAM B. HARRISON STORE.    17
TORNADO!     20
BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY     22
CALVARY PRAISE AND WORSHIP CENTER CEMETERY    .23
SOME CABARRUS COUNTY MARRIAGE BONDS BEFORE 1800     24
GARMAN/GORMAN    26
FINES AND PENALTIES, IN CASH OR LASHES    27
THE GOOD OLE DAYS    27
TOWNSHIP 7 MAP    28
1890 TAX SCROLL. CABARRUS COUNTY, NC     29
QUERIES. BY LARRY W. HAYER.    34
INDEX    37

   1998 JUNE
    COMMEMORATIVE EDITION
PART 1: SOCIETY HISTORY
EDITOR'S PAGE.    44
HOW THE CABARRUS BICENTENNIAL INSPIRED THE CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY.    45
MESSAGE FROM OUR FIRST PRESIDENT    .45
MESSAGE FROM OUR CURRENT PRESIDENT.     46
CHARTER MEMBERS     47
RHINELANDERS.     49
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, MAY 11, 1993 - JUNE 8, 1998    50
SPECIAL MEMBERS.     52
PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, MAY 11, 1993 - JUNE 9, 1998.    53
WADE CARMICHAEL (PHOTO).     56
SOCIETY AND MEMBER PUBLICATIONS.     57
CABARRUS COUNTY: A BICENTENNIAL PERSPECTIVE     58
GIBSON MILL (PHOTO)     61
MAKING NEW FRIENDS. A SERENDIPITOUS REWARD OF GENEALOGY.    62
A NOTCH DOWN.    62
SPRING HILL FARM (PHOTO).    63
SPRING HILL FARM    64
INFORMATION.     64
PART II: GENEALOGY
FAMILY HISTORIES AND PERSONAL STORIES.    65
LEWIS GRIZZARD.    65
JOHN AND CATHERINE BARBEE.    65
EURY-MCEACHERN-CONNER.     67
BARRIER --- CRESS --- CLINE.     67
ROBERT KILPATRICK OF FAIRFIELD CO., SC.    68
RIMER FAMILY HISTORY.     69
JOHANN PHILIP GRUSS.    71
DOROTHY PECK PETHEL DEARMON,.     72
JACOB DAYVAULT.    74
MY CABARRUS ROOTS.     75
CABARRUS COUNTY HAGLERS.     77
LARRY AND GAY HAYER.    79
THE STORY OF A HOUSE AND SOME OF ITS PEOPLE.    80
GOODSON HOME (PHOTO).    82
WILLIAM SPEARS AND THE OLD SPEARS GRAVEYARD.    81
THE JOHANN JACOB & ANNA MEISENHEIMER FAMILY    83
THE PIONEER MORRISONS OF CABARRUS CO.    85
REV. JOHN ROBINSON, D.D.     86
THE STORMY LIFE OF SAMUEL SUTHER.    88
MARGARET SISK TARLTON.     91
DANIEL MONROE LINKER.    92
DEJOURNETTE AND OTHER CABARRUS ANCESTRY     93
SHEILA WEAVER'S ROOTS     94
THE PHILLIPS FAMILY OF CABARRUS CO.    95
A PRAYER FOR GENEALOGISTS     97
INDEX    98

    1998 SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S PAGE     104
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     105
MEMBERSHIP FORM    106
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORM    107
CABARRUS COUNTY HERITAGE, VOL I ORDER FORM.    107
VICE PRESIDENT'S PAGE     108
POPLAR TENT GROCERY    109
POPLAR TENT GROCERY (PHOTO).    110
COLLECTING HATPINS AND HATPIN HOLDERS.    111
HATPINS AND HOLDERS (ILLUSTRATIONS).     112
CABARRUS COUNTY GOLD SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION    113
REED GOLD MINE INFORMATION.     118
JOHN DANIEL SUTHER TRIBUTE     119
KITH & KIN     120
“CHARLOTTE DEMOCRAT” ABSTRACTS FROM 1890.    121
MISCELLANEOUS NEWSPAPERS MENTIONING CABARRUS COUNTY    123
UNION STREET LOOKING SOUTH, CA 1890 (PHOTO).     124
SYMBOLISM IN THE CARVINGS     125
GRINS & GIGGLES: HERE LIES [FILL IN YOUR NAME]     126
RIMER FAMILY HISTORY    127
CYRUS CAMPBELL, THE IMMIGRANT, PART 1     130
CABARRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE (PHOTO)    134
ENJOYING GENEALOGY     134
GARMON MARRIAGE BONDS     135
GEORGE AND JANE GANNON    136
QUERIES    137
INDEX    139

  1998 DECEMBER
EDITOR'S PAGE     146
NC SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARD WINNERS (PHOTO).    146
NC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY AWARD WINNERS (PHOTO)    147
FOR YOUR INFORMATION.     146
HERITAGE BOOK ORDER FORM 1    48
1850 CABARRUS COUNTY CENSUS ORDER FORM1    49
CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS OF CABARRUS COUNTY ORDER FORM.     149
MILLER INDEX ORDER FORM     149
MEMBERSHIP FORM.     150
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORMS.     151
JOHANN JACOB MEISENHEIMER MEMORIAL INFORMATION    152
"PREVIEW OF COMING ATTRACTIONS"     152
VICE PRESIDENT'S PAGE     153
NORA BROOKS, "MILDRED LEE" (PHOTO)     153
CANNON LIBRARY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE     154
BOOK REVIEWS    155
WALTER FAMILY CEMETERY     157
WALTER CEMETERY MAP.    158
MINIATURE LAMPS    159
MINIATURE LAMP (ILLUSTRATIONS)    160
“A GOOD LADY DEAD" THE OBITUARY OF ANGELINE HARRISON MCAFEE FETZER.     161
MISCELLANEOUS CRISCO NOTES, BY FRANCES.    161
CARRIKER HOUSE (PHOTO)    166
DANIEL RIMER, 1889    167
JAMES BLACKMON AND THE BATTLE OF THE CRATER    169
ROBERT FRANKLIN HENDERSON     170
HARVEY CASWELL MCALLISTER     170
BOGER - HARTSELL FARM HISTORIC LISTING 1    71
HARTSELL FAMILY RECEIVING THE PLAQUE (PHOTO)    171
HISTORIC HARTSELL BARN (PHOTO)    172
GRINS & GIGGLES: THYRA ROBERTS CLEANER    174
CYRUS CAMPBELL, THE IMMIGRANT, PART II     175
QUERIES    182
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS CAKE     184
INDEX    185

    1999 MARCH
EDITOR'S PAGE.1
STEPHEN CABARRUS (TEXT AND PICTURE) 2
FOR YOUR INFORMATION      3
VICE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE     5
MEMBERSHIP FORM    5
READERS RESPOND    6
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORMS     6
GOLD STRIKE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION    7
FORMS    8
SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS AND ORDER BOOK REVIEWS    9
ASBURY CHURCH CEMETERY     10
ASBURY CHURCH CEMETERY MAP     10
DER RHINELANDERS    11
EARLY GERMAN SETTLERS    11
PREVIEW OF COMING ATTRACTIONS     13
INK WELLS AND INK STANDS     14
GENEALOGY PUZZLES     15
EUDY SCHOOL     17
EUDY SCHOOL (PHOTO)    19
JACOB HENRY EPHRAIM CRUSE     20
"USING FOR," BY FRAN TALLENT    23
SOME DESCENDANTS OF ADAM HEFLEY     23
KELLERE & R CHURCH CEMETERY LISTING     25
ITEMS FROM THE CONCORD TIMES    26
WILLIAM WEDDINGTON AND DESCENDANTS    27
OLD WEDDINGTON INN (PHOTO)     28
CONCORD'S WATER SYSTEM: FROM NATURAL SPRINGS TO ARTIFICIAL RESERVOIRS     31
SOME DESCENDANTS OF' JACOB A. CRISCO    35
THADDEUS WILKINSON HOME (PHOTO)     39
THE THADDEUS WILKINSON HOMEPLACE    40
THADDEUS WILKINSON HOME (PHOTO)     42
ELMIRA PRISON     42
QUERIES     46
INDEX     47

  1999  JUNE
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    55
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE    55
LINDA FESPERMAN D A R AWARD     56
BOOK REVIEWS    57
MAP     58
GRAY FAMILY CEMETERY AND DO YOU REMEMBER THE "GOOD OLD DAYS?" WASHDAY!    60
REMEMBERING THE EARTHQUAKE OF 1886     61
ZION WESLEY INSTITUTE, BY REV. HAROLD O. ROBINSON    62
GRINS & GIGGLES     65
JOHN SHARPE HARTSELL --- SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN     66
A HEAVEN FOR MULES?     67
DER RHINELANDERS    68
ISRAEL PICKENS     69
PREVIEW OF COMING ATTRACTIONS    71
DEATH OF EDMOND LIPE     72
BARNHARDT --- CARRIKER LETTERS    74
CARRIKER/KARRIKER/KERCHER/KARCHER    75
IRWIN --- PURVIANCE CONNECTIONS AND THE MYSTERY OF THE RUNAWAY TEAM OF ROBERT IRWIN     76
DESCRIPTIONS OF ENUMERATION DISTRICTS, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA,1910 AND 1920     78
CHALMERS L. SIMS BUTCHER SHOP RECORDS, PART 1     81
QUERIES     85
INDEX     86

   1999 SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    91
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE    92
NEWSLETTER INFORMATION, CONTRIBUTORS, E-MAIL ADDRESS     92
BOOK REVIEWS    93
READERS RESPOND    94
MISCELLANEOUS FINK/FINCK FACTS     94
CORN SHUCKING TIME, BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES    96
HIMMEL FUTTER (HEAVENLY FOOD) GERMAN POTATO SOUP    97
CONCORD DISTRICT (A. M. E. ZION CHURCH) ORGANIZED    98
ZION HILL A. M. E. CHURCH, CONCORD, NC (PHOTO)     99
SAMPLERS     100
DER RHINELANDERS    101
ST. JOHN'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN, BY JOHN A.SUTHER     101
"BILL" CRUSE ON EARLY LUTHERAN CHURCHES IN CABARRUS COUNTY    104
"DER HERR'S BATENER" (THE LORD'S PRAYER), LUTHERAN GERMAN    105
WINECOFF HOTEL FIRE     106
WINECOFF/WEINKAUFF/WEINKAUPT/ WEINKAUPT    108
WINECOFF CONESTOGA WAGON (PHOTOS)    110
OBITUARIES, BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES     111
MR. LITTLE'S HAUNTED HOUSE    112
THREE FATHERS AND A SON, BY DAN A. BOONE     115
MISCELLANEOUS BOHN/BOON/BOONE HISTORY    117
DANIEL BOONE (PORTRAIT)    118
1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NC     120
QUERIES     125
INDEX     127

 1999 DECEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    135
NC SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARDS     136-137
PHOTOS OF AWARD WINNERS    137
GEORGE F. HAHN    137
CANNON MEMORIAL LIBRARY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE    138
Y2K, TURN OF THE CENTURY FACTS     139
MEMBERSHIPS    139
BOOK REVIEWS     140-141
HARD JUSTICE    141
JOHANN JACOB MEISENHEIMER MEMORIAL DEDICATION    142-143
PHOTO OF WADE CARMICHAEL AND JOHN MISENHEIMER     142
PHOTO OF LOCKE'S MILITIA HONOR GUARD     143
THE GREAT FLOOD OF 1916.    144-145
PERSIMMON PUDDING RECIPE     145
COLLECTING OLD SLEDS TO WELCOME THE WINTER SEASON    146
EXCELLENT ROAD WORK AND THE PUBLIC BUILDING     147
THE ART OF MONEY: THE LIFE OF DR. SELMA BURKE..     148-149
THE GOLD MINES OF CONCORD    150-154
THE HISTORY OF THE HOLLY TREE    154
EARNHARDTS    154
CIVIL WAR DEATHS - ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH     155
DER RHINELANDERS    156
REV. ADOLPH NUSSMANN    156-157
WHO WERE THE PARENTS OF THADDEUS S. WILKINSON? OR A LESSON IN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH    158-160
DR. PAUL D. BARRINGER QUOTE    160
HOW TO MAKE BLACK INK     161
KITH & KIN     161
THE 1912 ROCKY RIVER PRESBYTERIAN HOME-COMING    162-167
PHOTO OF THE ROCKY RIVER HOME COMING    163
PHOTO OF THE ELBER ALLEN MORRISON FAMILY    167
QUERIES     168
SPECIAL NOTICE--HELP TO PUBLISH     168
"PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS"     168
INDEX     168-174

    2000 MARCH
EDITOR'S PAGE.1LETTERS.    2
DER RHINE LANDERS.    2
1908 CONFEDERATE VETERAN'S GATHERING BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER    3
BOOK REVIEWS BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     4
DOCUMENT, DOCUMENT, DOCUMENT BY LARRY HAYER.    5
THE U.S. CENSUS BY THYRA ROBERTS.     5
SAVE 2000 CENSUS INFORMATION.     6
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CHURCH LETTERS FROM SCOTLAND BY JANET MORRISON.     6
OBITUARY OF CHARLES FREDERICK FISHER BY KATHRYN BRIDGES.    8
VETERAN'S REUNION BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     8
1811 PETITION BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     8
UNION, GERMAN REFORMED AND LUTHERAN CHURCHES BY BERNARD W. CRUSE JR.    10
WHAT CONCORD HAD IN 1888 BY PATRICIA B. BECK.     15
CABARRUS COUNTY MAGISTRATES OF 1889 BY PATRICIA B. BECK.     16
KITH AND KIN BY LARRY HAYER.     16
BATTLE OF FORT HARRISON, VA. BY DAVID SUTHER.    21
CABARRUS CEMETERIES BY GARY W. HORTON    32
SMITHS AND WALLACES BY IVY BAEBLER    36
FAMILY REUNIONS    37
QUERIES.    27
MARY ELLA HALL, KANNAPOLIS, NC BY NORRIS DEARMON    38
FOOD FOR THOUGHT BY MARIE MORRISON    30
THE CABARRUS PHALANX BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES    32
INDEX    .35

  2000 JUNE
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     43
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.     44
PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE    . 45
COMMENDATION: HANK UTLEY.     46
BOOK REVIEW BY MILDRED H. FLINCHUM.     47
READERS RESPOND.     47
CONCORD'S LOST CEMETERY BY FRAN TALLENT.     48
THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR BY FRAN TALLENT.     50
BETSY PHIFER BLACKWELDER BY FRAN TALLENT.    51
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE?.     52
GEORGE MICHAEL HEILIG --- REVOLUTIONARY HERO BY LINDA M. FESPERMAN.     53
CRUSE REUNION SPEECH BY BERNARD W. "BILL" CRUSE.     56
SOME ADVICE ON GENEALOGY BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.    58
LEATHERBRITCHES BEANS.     61
CONCORD, THE BEGINNING BY TIM W. AUTEN.     62
ILLUSTRATION, FIRST CABARRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE.    64
ORIGINAL LAY-OUT OF THE TOWN OF CONCORD, OWNERS OF LOTS.    65
CONSTRUCTION OF THE FOURTH SANCTUARY OF ROCKY RIVER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BY JANET MORRISON.    66
DER RHINELANDERS.     70
GERMAN METHOD OF NAMING BABIES.    70
SIGNATURES OF 1811 PETITION.     71
1900 FEDERAL CENSUS BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.    75
GRINS & GIGGLES: GROWING UP FAST IN LINWOOD BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     76
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER.     77
1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     78
MAP TOWNSHIP #8.     83
INDEX.    84

  2000  SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     87
READERS RESPOND.     88
HAUNTED HOUSE BY FRANCES W.TALLENT    .89
‘POSSUM HUNTING BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    90
CRAZY QUILTS BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.     92
EXAMPLES OF CRAZY QUILTS.     94
DER RHINE LANDERS.    95
OBITUARY OF NANNIE MISENHEIMER BY ROBERT "BOB" M. MCALLISTER.     95
SHILOH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY BY GARY W. HORTON.    96
CAPTAIN DANIEL LITTLE BY DR. RANDY D. STEELE.    103
WILL OF DANIEL LITTLE.    108
LETTER FROM NELSON SLOUGH.    109
ROCKY RIVER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES BY JANET S. MORRISON.     110
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS 1902 - 1908 BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     114
JOHN MELCHOR'S PETITION BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     119
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     151
GILWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CEMETERY BY GARY W. HORTON.     152
OBITUARY OF DR. CHARLES A. MISENHEIMER
BY ROBERT M. "BOB" MCALLISTER.    154
PHOTOS OF HEILIG HOUSE.    155,156
HENRY HEILIG HOUSE AS SEEN BY MARY ALICE TIMMONS BY LINDA M. FESPERMAN.    156
OLD TIME LINGERIE BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    157
SOUTHERN GINGERBREAD BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    157
HARRISBURG A. K. A. QUERY'S QUARTER BY TIM W. AUTEN.     158
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY OFFICERS 2001 (PHOTO).     160
WHO WAS MAJOR HENRY SMITH'S WIFE? BY DON R. SMITH.     161
QUERIES.     152,167
INDEX --- VOLUME 8, NUMBER 4.    168
INDEX --- VOLUME 8, NUMBER 3.    179

    2001 MARCH
EDITOR'S MESSAGE     1
ANNIVERSARY MEETING    1
DALE EARNHARDT BY FRAN TALLENT    2
BOOK REVIEW BY FRAN TALLENT    3
JENKINS FAMILY CEMETERY, MAP GARY W. HORTON     4
GRINS & GIGGLES BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER     6
MISENHEIMER SPRINGS BY BETTY L. KRIMMINGER.     7
LOOKING UNDER THE DOUBLE TABLECLOTH BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES    8
SHERIFF’S SALE BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES    .9
DER RHINELANDERS    12
EARLY BEHRINGER/BARRINGER SETTLERS BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER     12
JOHN BLACKWELDER AND ELISABETHA MAUSHARDT BY MARK ARSIAN    14
DAGUERREOTYPES, PHOTOS BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS    16
CABARRUS COUNTY REGISTRATION LISTS 1902-1908 BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES    18
ROCKY RIVER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 250TH ANNIVERSARY BY JANET MORRISON     22
WARREN CLAY COLEMAN, PHOTO BY FRAN TALLENT     23
MEMBERSHIP FORM     24
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORM    25
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER    36
INDEX     27

 2001  JUNE
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    33
LET PATRIOTISM ARISE BY FRAN TALLENT    34
DR. DANIEL GREENLEE CALDWELL AUCTION, PHOTO BY FRAN TALLENT 35
REMEMBERING JUNE APPLES LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES    36
NEW CEMETERY BOOK INFORMATION BY LARRY W.HAVER.    37
WHITE HALL: A MULTI-PURPOSE INSTITUTION BY TIM W. AUTEN    38
MECKLENBURG JUSTICES, DECEMBER 1771 BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER     39
THREE CARRIGAN LETTERS BY SHEILA B. WEAVER     40
THE ODD WAY DAD AND I MET BY SHEILA B. WEAVER     43
DER RHINELANDERS    45
"TORY" HAGER BY RICHARD GRONER    .45
JOHN HAGLER'S WILL BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     45
SOMETIMES TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION BY R. G. 'HANK" UTLEY.     49
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY, PHOTOS     49
FAMILY HISTORY: EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERIES BY DOROTHY D.ROGERS    52
WHO WAS ZORAYDO DE MARQUIS? BY BETTY JO MCDOWELL GARRET    54
UPDATE ON THADDEUS WILKINSON HOME BY MILDRED H. FLINCHUM.     60
LIST OF LETTERS REMAINING IN THE POST OFFICE, JANUARY 1, 1826 BY KATHRYN L.BRIDGES.     60
DO YOU REMEMBER RATIONING? BY THYRA A. ROBERTS..    61
THE SOUND OF TAPS STILL BRING TEARS TO MY EYES BY NORRIS A.DEARMON.     62
VETERAN'S HONOR GUARD.    66
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAVER...     66
HELP THE ARCHIVES! BY KATHY PETRUCELLI.    68
INDEX.    69

  2001  SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     73
READERS RESPOND.     75
THE OLD STONE HOUSE: A MONUMENT TO AMERICANS
BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS AND FRAN TALLENT.     76
GEN. DAVIDSON'S WALLET BY FRAN TALLENT.     87
WILLIAM ALEXANDER SMITH: THE MAN WHO KILLED MY GREAT-GRANDDADDY, HENRY C. UTLEY BY R. G. HANK!' UTLEY    88
FAMILY HEALTH TREE BY FRAN TALLENT     93
HOG KILLING TIME BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES    94
TERRORISTS ATTACKS BY FRAN TALLENT.    97
DER RHINELANDERS    98
PETITION AGAINST GOVERNOR DOBB'S TAXES BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER     98
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS L902-L908 BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     100
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER.     102
INDEX     105

  2001  DECEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    111
READERS RESPOND    114
MY FIRST AUTOMOBILE RIDE     115
BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2001, PHOTOS     116
THE HISTORY OF COLD SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH,
PHOTOS BY BARBARA A. BOST AND JAMES E. WEDDINGTON     118
THE FAMILY OF ROBERT AND MARTHA COCHRAN BY MARY T. COCHRAN    124
MCNINCH AND UTLEY, STONECUTTERS BY R. G. "HANK" UTLEY     127
SAM HATLEY, AMERICAN HERO BY FRANCES W. TALLENT    128
MURPHY'S LAW FOR GENEALOGISTS    132
1939 NC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAP OF AREA BY JAMES E. WEDDINGTON    133
RHINELANDERS     133
“ELIZABETH MCKINLEY”    134
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER.     135
INDEX     140

  2002  MARCH
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     1
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     2
READERS RESPOND    3
MEET LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES BY FRAN TALLENT.     4
EVER MET A HOBO FACE TO FACE? BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     6
SOME DIFFERENCES IN EARLY CABARRUS SETTLERS AND OUR PEOPLE TODAY BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.     8
CONGRESSIONAL BIOGRAPHIES WEB SITE BY LARRY W.HAYER    9
MEMBERSHIP FORM.     9
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORMS.    10
MEMORIES GROWING UP WITH MY EXTENDED FAMILY R.G. "HANK" UTLEY     11
DAVIS & BARRINGER: FLIGHT OF THE CONFEDERATE PRESIDENT BY TIM W.AUTEN.    12
GRINS & GIGGLES.    17
FAMILY BIBLE OF M. LOU & I. FRANK PATTERSON BY BARBARA ELLIS PATTERSON.    18
ANDREW JACKSON TAYLOR, SR.: CABARRUS COUNTY FARMER, FATHER AND CSA SOLDIER BY JOHN E.MISENHEIMER     20.
AGE OF CONSENT BY LARRY W. HAYER     23
THE 1890 TAX SCROLL, CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.    24
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER    31
HAYER-CLAYTON GENEALOGIES.    34
INDEX.    36

  2002  JUNE
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     43
MEMORIAL: HEINTZ, RANSON, FLINCHUM.     43
FOR YOUR INFORMATION.    44
READERS RESPOND.     45
WHIRLWINDS BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     45
WILL & DAISY MURR AND MORRIS KING PORTER BY R. G. "HANK" UTLEY.     46
COLLECTING PEWTER BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.    47
NEWSPAPERS REPORT PATTERSON FAMILY REUNIONS BY BARBARA ELLIS PATTERSON.    50
AMZI MCNINCH, MARBLE MERCHANT BY MARY H.LENTZ.     52
ITEMS FROM THE CONCORD REGISTER BY JULIE HAMPTON GANIS.    56
KING HAGLER: WHERE DID HE GET THAT NAME? BY TRAVIS JACKSON HAGLER.    59
OLD WEDDINGTON INN BY JAMES E. WEDDINGTON AND FRAN TALLENT.     63
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER.     68
INDEX.    73

  2002  SEPTEMBER
SURNAMES LIST.    78
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     103
BILL CRUSE WINS AWARD.     106
HAGLER CORRECTION.    106
NEW MEMBERS, SURNAMES ADDITIONS.    107
THE RHINELANDERS.     107
CONCORD, NC: MAGISTRATES, INTENDENTS AND MAYORS BY KATHRYN L BRIDGES.     108
NGS STANDARDS FOR SHARING INFORMATION BY KATHRYN L BRIDGES.     110
AIRPLANE! BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    111
EARLY CABARRUS GRIST MILLS BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    112
OLD GRISTMILLS BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.     114
1759 CHEROKEE UPRISING WEST OF THE CATAWBA RIVER BY CAROLE CRISMON COOK.    116
CHEROKEE UPRISING BY TIM W. AUTEN.     117
CABARRUS LADIES' WAR EFFORT BY LARRY W. HAYER.     119
STOP THE RUNAWAY! BY MARY ANN COLE.     120
HENRY G. RITZ OBITUARY BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     121
THE MYSTERY OF W. A. PORTER'S GRAVE BY R G. "HANK"UTLEY.    122
OLD PHIFER CEMETERY BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER.     124
BATTLE OF MOORE'S CREEK BRIDGE AND THE MECKLENBURG COUNTY PARTICIPATION BY JOHN E.MISENHEIMER     126
W. W. FLOWE PARK AND DR. DAVID FLOW BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     130
OLD CAMPGROUND CEMETERY BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    131
SPOOKY LIGHTS AND MYSTERIOUS CREATURES: NORTH CAROLINA TALES FOR HALLOWEEN BY TIM W. AUTEN     137
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER.     146
INDEX.    148

  2002 DECEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     155
MEMBERSHIP FORM.     157
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORM.     158
PRESIDENT'S PAGE.     159
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S TRADITIONS OF LONG AGO
BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    160
REMEMBERING OLD CHRISTMAS BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     161
CHRISTMAS PAST BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.     162
POINSETTIAS BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    163
GEORGE M. PATTERSON.     165
DER RHINELANDERS.     166
THE LUDWICKS OF DUTCHMAN LAND BY GEORGE A. SUTHER     166
LT. COL. JOHN PHIFER AND THE JOHN PHIFER CHAPTER, SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER, JR.     168
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS 1902 - 1908 BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     170
KANNAPOLIS BEGINNING BY LARRY W.HAYER.    178
ICE STORM BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     179
CHANGE OF NAME OR ADDRESS FORM.    179
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER    180
SCRIPTURE CAKE BY FRANCES W. TALLENT     183
GRISTMILLS ON CLEAR CREEK BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     184
GRINS AND GIGGLES BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     187
RECOLLECTIONS OF ADDIE HAWKINS FRANKLIN BY SHEILA B. WEAVER.    188
MEMORIES OF SINGING WITH MOTHER BY ADDIE HAWKINS FRANKLIN.191
MY DAD WAS IN VIETNAM, TOO BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER, JR..    192
INDEX.    203

    2003 MARCH
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     1
GAMES.     3
LOCH NORMAN HIGHLAND NATIONAL TARTAN DAY.    3
DER RHINELANDERS.     4
CORRECTION-THE OLD PHIFER CEMETERY.    4
WORLD WAR I AND THE FLU EPIDEMIC BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.    5
PATRIOT SERVICE OF LT COL JOHN PHIFER BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER.    6
CHARTER, LT. COL. JOHN PHIFER CHAPTER, SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.    7
MY DAD WAS IN VIETNAM, TOO (PART 11) BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER.     8
HONORABLE DISCHARGE, JOHN E. MISENHEIMER, SR.     9
ETCHED VERSUS ENGRAVED GLASS BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    10
KEYSTONE KOPS IN OKEMAH, OKLAHOMA BY ED BAKER.    11
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ON THE DEATH OF ELLA MAE WILLIAMS BAKER (DOWNING).    14
SAINT VALENTINE'S LOVE NOTE STARTED IT ALL BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    16
WILL W. FETZER OBITUARY BY JULIE HAMPTON GANIS.    18
CANNON, MCLARTY AND DODSON GRISTMILLS BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     19
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON ELLA BAKER.     20
KRIMMINGER RECOLLECTIONS BY JAN ROBINSON.     22
CABARRUS COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS 1902 - 1908 BY KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.     23
QUERIES.    32

  2003  JUNE
TEN YEAR COMMEMORATIVE: PART I
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    39
PRESIDENT'S PAGE.     40
KATHRYN L. BRIDGES.    41
FOR YOUR INFORMATION.    42
READERS RESPOND.     43
IN MEMORIAM.     44
HISTORY SECTION BY FRAN TALLENT, EDITOR:
MAP OF EARLY CABARRUS COUNTY.     44
EARLY CABARRUS COUNTY.    45
CABARRUS COUNTY'S FIRST SETTLERS.    46
JOHN ROGERS, FIRST SETTLER.    48
CONCORD -THE BEGINNING.     51
EARLY INDUSTRY IN CABARRUS COUNTY.    52
FEATURES:
LOOKING FOR RANDOLPH SCOTT, BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     54
PIRATES OF NORTH CAROLINA, BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    56
WHY I FELL IN LOVE WITH OLD THINGS, THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    58
A LOT OF BULL! BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     59
EVER HEAR OF A KEROSENE REFRIGERATOR? BY JAMES E. WEDDINGTON.    63
A COSTLY PRACTICAL JOKE, BY JULIE HAMPTON GANIS.    66
FAMILY HISTORY SECTION:        
CAPT. WILLIAM "BLACK BILLY" ALEXANDER, BY EZRA MCLAURIN ALEXANDER.    60
COME, COME, COME TO THE CHURCH, BY EDWARD L. BAKER.     64
PHOTO OF SHILOH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.    65
THE CARIKER/KARCHER FAMILY, BY SARAH H. KELLY.     67
HAGLERS FROM SWITZERLAND TO NC TO GENEVA COUNTY, AL, BY SARAH H. KELLY.    68
THE BRIDGES OF HAGLER'S FORD, BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.     70
PHOTOS OF HAGLER'S FORD BRIDGES.     71
PHOTO OF CABARRUS COUNTY CONFEDERATE VETERANS.     73
HAGLER -HELMS FAMILY FROM CABARRUS COUNTY, BY SARAH H. KELLY.     74
PHOTOS OF REV. MOSES WAYLAND HELMS, CHILDREN OF JACKSON HAGLER.     74
A SOUTHERN FAMILY LEGACY-JOE AND BESSIE HAMILTON, BY THYRA A. ROBERTS    76
GENEALOGY OF GEORGE MILLER & JOHN FRANKLIN MILLER, BY LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES.     78
TIME LINE OF JONATHAN MISENHEIMER & DAUGHTER, MARY ANN, BY JEAN W. GAYLE.    80
HENRY PROPST: THE FIRST PROPST IN CABARRUS COUNTY, BY VIOLET WILCOX.    81
MARTIN ROSS FAMILY, BY SARAH H. KELLY.    84
OLD MAP OF HAGLER LAND.     85
CABARRUS COUNTY HAGLERS, BY TRAVIS JACKSON "JACK" HAGLER.    86
SKETCH OF "JACK" HAGLER.    90
OBITUARIES:
SHIRLEY BARNHARDT STRICKLAND.     90
"JOHNNY" MISENHEIMER.    91
INDEX.    91

  2003  SEPTEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     103
PHOTO OF FRAN TALLENT AND LOWERY BEGAY, POWWOW 2003.    103
LETTER FROM KATHRYN BRIDGES.    105
IN MEMORIAM-BOB MCALLISTER AND MARCELINE SLOOP.    106
PASS IT ON BY LARRY E. WEAVER.    107
DID YOU KNOW? BY SHEILA B. WEAVER.    107
GOLD STAMP MILLS BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    108
ROCKY RIVER ROLLER MILL BY
FRANCES W. TALLENT.     111
HOWELL'S SCHOOL - 1925, PHOTO BY BETH MAXWELL.     112
RULES FOR A CAROLINA COUNTRY SCHOOL, 1848 BY THYRA A.ROBERTS.    113
BARBECUE! BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    114
MARTHA WASHINGTON INN, PHOTO
LARRY W. HAYER.     115
THE POLITICAL GRAVEYARD BY LARRY W. HAYER.     116
THANKSGIVING BY THYRA A. ROBERTS.    118
WHO WERE THE INDIANS AT THE PLYMOUTH THANKSGIVING?
BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     119
SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE BY THYRA A. ROBERTS     120
CONCORD'S HOTELS TIM W. AUTEN. 124 PHOTO OF THE NORMANDY HOTEL.     125
PHOTO OF THE ST. CLOUD HOTEL.     128
PHOTO OF HOTEL CONCORD BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    131
QUERIES BY LARRY W. HAYER    133
THE SHORT, SAD LIFE OF JACOB BAKER BY EDWARD L. BAKER.     134
BAKER FAMILY FACT SHEETS BY EDWARD L.BAKER.     135
"GENE" BARRINGER BY FRANCES W. TALLENT     139
THE TRAGIC LIVES OF MARTHA HATLEY BARRINGER AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS BY FRANCES W. TALLENT     140
FOODS FOR TRAVELING-RAISIN-WALNUT PIE.     145
WHO WAS JACOB DAWALT?
BY MARVIN IRA DAYVAULT.     146
IF YOU KNEW SUSIE OR MISTAKES THE CENSUS TAKERS MADE!
BY EDWARD L. BAKER    148
WINTER FOODS AND DRINK-MULLED APPLE CIDER, BRUNSWICK STEW.    150
GRINS & GIGGLES BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.    151.
MARTIN LUTHER LITTLE AND MARY JANE HOUGH
BY JAMES H.MAXWELL     152
MEMORIES OF WILLIAM B. SAFRIT.     153
JACOB FREDERICK LENTZ-A GERMAN FAMILY IN CABARRUS COUNTY
BY CAROLE C. HODGES.    154
THE WEAVERS AND THE WALTERS BY LARRY E. WEAVER.     156
WRIGHT BROTHERS INVENTION OF [POWERED]
FLIGHT BY FRANCES W. TALLENT.     157
CHILDHOOD MEMORIES OF GROWING UP WITH GRANDPARENTS...
BY SHEILA B. WEAVER.     158
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     161
INDEX.    161

  2003  DECEMBER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE.     170
JOURNAL GUIDELINES.     171
FOR YOUR INFORMATION.    172
MEMBERSHIP FORM.     173
GIFT MEMBERSHIP FORM.     174
THE HEART TAKES WING BY LOISE PINKTON FRITZ.     173
HOWELL'S SCHOOL BY BETH AND JIM MAXWELL.     175
NEW PUBLICATIONS.    176
CORRECTIONS.    177
THOUGHTS OF CHRISTMAS THEN AND NOW BY THYRA ARRINGTON ROBERTS.    178
IN MEMORIAM - MARY LENTZ.     182
READERS RESPOND.     183
BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM LEE DAVIDSON AND FIRST MAJOR JOHN DAVIDSON BY JOHN E. MISENHEIMER JR.    184
ANOTHER HAGLER ARTICLE: PAUL HAGLER AND OTHERS BY JOHN BLAIR HAGLER.    190
GRINS AND GIGGLES: MIRROR BY CARL FREEMAN
SPECIAL POEM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, SENT BY BILL CRUSE.     193
SILVERHILL COMMUNITY'S GOLDEN HISTORY.     194
KATHRYN L. BRIDGES AND LAURA LAWING SMITH
QUERIES.    198
INDEX.    198
MEMBERSHIP/SURNAMES LIST.    202

    2004 SPRING
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    1
FOR YOUR INFORMATION    2
IN MEMORIAM.     4
USES OF THE OLE' WASH POT    6
TIM W. AUTEN EARLY DEEDS OF CABARRUS COUNTY    8
SHEILA B. WEAVER THE PLIGHT OF WOMEN IN THE YESTERYEAR.     17
FRANCES W. TALLENT GRINS AND GIGGLES     18
MARVIN IRA DAYVAULT
QUERIES.     21
LARRY W. HAYER
INDEX     22

    2004 SUMMER
EDITOR'S MESSAGE     31
IN MEMORIAM: MARY COCHRANE AND MARGARET BOST     32
FOR YOUR INFORMATION     33
NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES     36
TEXTILE INDUSTRY HISTORY PRESERVATION    37
EARLY KANNAPOLIS PHOTO     37
MEMBERS PUBLISH: MOOSE/MUSSGENUG/MUSSGENUNG     38
GEORGE H. MOOSE, CARL T. MOOSE LINAGE AND PEDIGREE CHART OF PAUL HOUSTON SMITH     41
CATHERINE AGNEW SMITH
EARLY KANNAPOLIS PHOTO     45
ROMANCE OF LONG CREEK     46
LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES
QUERIES.     45
LARRY W. HAYER
PHOTO BOOKER T. BROOKS     89
MY SEARCH FOR JENNY BROOKS     49
BOOKER T. BROOKS
THE BRIEF AND TRAGIC LIFE OF MARTHA JANE HAGLER MCPHERSON     52
ANNA HAGLER MELVIN
INDEX     61

  2004  AUTUMN
EDITOR'S MESSAGE     69
PUBLICATIONS     70
IN MEMORIAM: CARRIE FOIL MARTIN AND RUTH ADAMS CASHION    72
ROMANCE OF LONG CREEK, PART II     73
LONNIE CRUSE HOLMES
CRUSE REUNION ADDRESS     74
BERNARD W. "BILL" CRUSE
PHIFER FAMILY CEMETERY - SEARCHING FOR THE OWNERS     79
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER, JR.
SOME HARTSELL ANCESTORS, PART I.     84
MILDRED HARTSELL FLINCHUM
HELEN C. ARTHUR-CORNETT (PHOTO)     87
ANN HATLEY EFIRD     88
FRANCES W. TALLENT
QUERIES     99
LARRY W. HAYER
INDEX    100

  2004  WINTER
EDITOR'S PAGE    107
DER RHINELANDERS    108
MEMORIAM: JOHN SHARPE HARTSELL    110
MEMBERSHIP FORMS    111-112
CITIZEN PATRIOTS    113
MOUNT PLEASANT, NC    114-115
BEN CALLAHAN
GENEALOGY HUMOR.    116-117
CAROLYN BURNS OWENS
HISTORY OF LOCAL TEXTILE INDUSTRY    118-130
NORRIS A. DEARMON
TOOLS OF THE WEAVERS IN TEXTILES    131-133
NORRIS A. DEARMON
INDEX.    135-136
ILLUSTRATIONS
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARDS SERVICE    108
BEN CALLAHAN    115
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, MOUNT PLEASANT, NC    115
UNION STREET, CONCORD, NC, 1900    118
CHARLES A. CANNON, C. G. HILL, JAMES W. CANNON    120
MILL HOUSES, WEST AVENUE, KANNAPOLIS, NC    120
CANNON LOGO.    121
CHARLES A. CANNON, ALFRED L. BROWN    121
CANNON BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 1965    122
EARLY CANNON MEMORIAL YMCA    124
FOURTH CANNON MEMORIAL YMCA, 1949    124
EARLY PHOTO OF KANNAPOLIS, NC    125
PANORAMIC VIEW OF EARLY KANNAPOLIS AND CANNON MILLS    126-127
CANNON BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 1973    128
1926 JULY 4TH PARADE, MAIN STREET, KANNAPOLIS, NC    130
WEAVERS' TOOLS    131
MCIVER SCHOOL, KANNAPOLIS, NC    134

    2005 SPRING
EDITOR̓S MESSAGE    1
IN MEMORIAM: MARY RUTH CANNON SPENCER    2
READERS RESPOND    3
JOHN BLAIR HAGLER
MARGARET MCCURDY GUYTON    4
ELLEN SLOAN HINSON
OLD SADDLE BAG MAP    5
JOHN BLAIR HAGLER
PAUL WALTER, SR. - REVOLUTIONARY WAR MINUTE MAN    8
GARY DOUGLAS WALTER
JOHANN JACOB MEISENHEIMER (MISENHEIMER)    10
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER, JR.
KITH & KIN    12
COMPANY E, 2ND NORTH CAROLINA JUNIOR RESERVES IN THE CIVIL WAR    13-18
JOHN BLAIR HAGLER
1850-1880 CENSUS RECORDS OF SOME JUNIOR RESERVES    19
FRANCES W. TALLENT
MEMORIAL TO THE 360 CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS WHO DIED AT BENTONVIHE (PHOTO)    29
SOUTHWIDE COTTON MILL REUNION AND CONVENTION    29
THE GEORGEVILLE ACADEMY    30
TIM W. AUTEN

    2005 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    39
FRANCES W. TALLENT
LOVE BLOOMED IN THE OLD LOCKE MILL    40
FRAN TALLENT
QUERIES    41
MISENHEIMER LADIES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION    42
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER JR
ATTENTION - MEMBERS OF GERMAN DESCENT    45
THE BATTLES OF COWPENS AND COWAN’S FORD    46
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER JR.
ANDREW JACKSON    54
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER JR.
GRINS & GIGGLES    55
THE MECKLENBURG DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE    56
JOHN E. MISENHEIMER JR.
PUBLICATIONS    57
CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION    57
PETREA - WINECOFF FAMILY    58
SHEILA B. WEAVER
BARKLEY GENEALOGY    60
LAURA ANN HOSKINS SHELTON    62
JOHN BLAIR HAGLER
INDEX    64

   2005 AUTUMN
EDITOR'S MESSAGE    69
QUERIES     72
IN MEMORIAM - THOMAS HERRON WINGATE     74
CABARRUS COUNTY IS FORMED IN 1792    75
BRITISH ACTIVITIES NEAR CABARRUS DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR     76
HESSIANS DO CABARRUS     77
MISENHEIMER MEN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION     78
MARY BREVARD DAVIDSON AND OTHERS AFTER THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION     82
KELLER FAMILY OF ROWAN COUNTY AND KANNAPOLIS, NC    85
ROCK HILL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 1880 - 2005     86
CHIEF WILMA P. MANKILLER - PRINCIPAL CHIEF OF THE CHEROKEE RATION     89
MY SOUTHERN ANCESTORS WHO LIVED DURING THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES    90
INDEX    103

 2005 WINTER
EDITOR’S MESSAGE    109
HAGLER AND HELMS OF CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA    110
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS PRESENTS AWARDS    110
STARNES FAMILY HISTORY    111
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS    118
FIRST CABARRUS SETTLERS    121
CABARRUS COUNTY AMERICAN RED CROSS    123
CRUSE COLLECTION AT NORTH CAROLINA SYNOD    124
PETHEL TOWN -THE FIRST KANNAPOLIS SUBURB    125
THE STAR OF BADIN    125
DR. JAMES EDWARD SMOOT    126
CONCORD PREACHER NOMINATED FOR THE U.S. PRESIDENT    127
THE OLD NORTH STATE    128
WILLIAM F.A. PROPST    128
SAVE MONEY!    139
INDEX    140

 2006 SPRING
EDITOR’S PAGE    1
JOHNSON’S STORE    1
PETITION 372    3
ROCKY RIVER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FURNITURE    7
FROM THE CARRIGAN LETTERS COLLECTION    7
LIFE MEMBERS    8
DESEGREGATION COMES TO KANNAPOLIS CITY SCHOOLS    9
LIVER MUSH    10
MY DADDY'S RAZOR STRAP    10
THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC OF 1918    11
RECORDING VITAL STATISTICS IN CABARRUS COUNTY    14
NEED A DAR LOOKUP?     15
FAMILY REUNIONS CALENDAR    15
DOWNLOADABLE GENEALOGY CHARTS AND FORMS    15
WINECOFF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS    16
INTRODUCTION TO THE GRANVILLE ENTRY PAPERS,    18
THE JUNG FAMILY OF KANNAPOLIS    19
IN MEMORIAM    20
MAPLE HILL    20
REMEMBER THE NUMBER 8870    21
QUERIES    21
INDEX    23

  2006  SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    31
EARLY CANNON MILLS CARPENTERS    32
EARLY GRAY FAMILIES OF CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA    34
THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC OF 1918    37
A SUGGESTION FOR THE TIMES    41
PAY OF VOLUNTEERS    41
WATERPROOF CLOTH FOR SOLDIER’S OVERCOATS    42
THE COLLEGE OF ARMS    42
CARRIGAN LETTERS    43
SOME HARTSELL ANCESTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA    46
INDEX    50

  2006  AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    55
CABARRUS COUNTY TIMELINE    56
CIVIL WAR STORY    56
NEW MEMBERS    61
CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA CEMETERY LIST    62
1933 KANNAPOLIS FIRE DEPARTMENT REEL TEAM    65
HIGH HOUSE    66
FAMILY REUNIONS    67
JOHN WARREN CARRIGAN LETTERS    68
NEW CABARRUS RELATED BOOKS    69
THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC OF 1918    70
INDEX    80

  2006 WINTER
EDITOR’S PAGE    100
LETTERS    100
MINUTES OF MEETINGS    101
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARDS DAY    103
MORE WOMEN    104
MAPLE HILL    104
1931 ODELL SCHOOL SOPHOMORE CLASS    106
CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL BARRINGER    108
THE OLDEST CITIZEN DEAD    123
WILL OF JAMES CARRIGAN    123
QUERIES    124
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    125
INDEX    126

  2007  SPRING
EDITOR’S PAGE    1
KANNAPOLIS TIMELINE    2
THIS AND THAT GENEALOGY TIPS ON NAMING PATTERNS    4
HEADSTONE SYMBOLS    11
FAMILY REUNIONS    15
QUERIES    17
SOCIETY MEETINGS MINUTES    19
HAGLER LETTERS    20
NEW BOOKS FROM THE SOCIETY    24
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM     24
INDEX    25
   2007 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    29
SOCIETY MEETINGS MINUTES    29
UPCOMING MEETINGS    30
KANNAPOLIS TIMELINE - CONTINUED    31
HAGLER LETTERS    40
SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT PUBLISHING YOUR GENEALOGY DATA    43
PRESIDENTIAL RELATIONS    44
ISENHOUR REUNION    46
1899 GOODNIGHT REUNION    47
BARNHARDT/BERNHARDT STORY    48
QUERIES    49
INDEX    50

  2007  AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    57
UPCOMING MEETINGS    57
MARK HOUSE WILL    57
1895 DEWEESE SCHOOL    58
INTRODUCTION TO THE GRANVILLE ENTRY PAPERS, WARRANTS AND PLATS OF SURVEY    62
OPEN LIBRARY PROJECT ANNOUNCED    63
DIRECT LINE OF DESCENT FROM CHRISTOPH FISCHER TO JAMES E. FISHER    64
THE LEWIS FISHER FAMILY OF CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA    64
HISTORY OF TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH    76
QUERIES    80
REUNION NOTICE    80
INDEX    81

   2007 WINTER
EDITOR’S PAGE    100
LETTERS    100
MINUTES OF MEETINGS    101
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS AWARDS DAY    103
MORE WOMEN    104
MAPLE HILL    104
1931 ODELL SCHOOL SOPHOMORE CLASS    106
CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL BARRINGER    108
THE OLDEST CITIZEN DEAD    123
WILL OF JAMES CARRIGAN    123
QUERIES    124
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    125
INDEX    126

 2008   SPRING
EDITORS PAGE    4
NEW BOOKS    4
KEKULE SYSTEM    4
A MINUTEMAN IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION    8
TWO OLD KANNAPOLIS FAMILIES    9
ANCESTORS OF WARNER RICKARD RODGERS, SR    10
THE GREAT TRAIN WRECK OF 1897    17
GRAVE SIGHTS OF CABARRUS COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA    19
COAT OF ARMS    20
WILL OF JOHN PAUL BARRINGER    21
SOME DAYS BEFORE YESTERDAY    23
MINUTES OF MEETINGS    29
QUERIES    31
FAMILY REUNIONS    31
INDEX    32

  2008 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    1
KANNAPOLIS TIMELINE    2
THIS AND THAT GENEALOGY TIPS ON NAMING PATTERNS    4
HEADSTONE SYMBOLS    11
FAMILY REUNIONS    15
QUERIES    17
SOCIETY MEETINGS MINUTES    19
HAGLER LETTERS    20
NEW BOOKS FROM THE SOCIETY    24
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM     24
INDEX    25

   2008 AUTUMN
EDITORS PAGE     81
GENEALOGY RESOURCES, BY STATE     81
WE PAY TRIBUTE     81
KANNAPOLIS BASEBALL     92
1909 -1910 CABARRUS COUNTY DEATH RECORD INDEX     93
MINUTES OF THE CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY     98
1800 PETITION TO THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY     101
FAMILY REUNION ANNOUNCEMENTS     106
PART OF NC-49 WAS US-29     107
IN MEMORIAM     108
GRAVE SIGHTS OF CABARRUS COUNTY ALPHABETICAL LIST     110
INDEX     111

  2008 WINTER
EDITORS PAGE    120
WILLING TO SHARE    120
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GENEALOGY    121
PICTURES FROM NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS MEETING    121
NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF HISTORIANS PRESENTS AWARDS    122
JOHN MISENHEIMER AWARD INFORMATION    123
MARY CATHERINE CARRIGAN TO ALFRED HOLT CARRIGAN    123
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MINUTES    124
OLD NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS    125
PAUL BARRINGER'S WILL    127
WE PAY TRIBUTE - FINAL    128
INDEX    147

  2009 SPRING
EDITOR’S PAGE    4
WILLING TO SHARE    4
USE OF DIGITAL CAMERA FOR GENEALOGY    5
A HAGLER CEMETERY    6
THE PIONEER, "HENRICH VESPERMANN"    7
ANOTHER CARRIGAN LETTER    8
1946 AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL    11
YARBOROUGH, CARIKER, HARRIS AND HAGLER FAMILIES    12
CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING MINUTES    15
QUERIES    22
UPCOMING EVENTS    22
LESTER VASTINE FISHER II OBITUARY    23
INDEX    24
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION-PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    27

   2009 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    4
WILLING TO SHARE    5
FREE DOWNLOADABLE GENEALOGY CHARTS AND FORMS    6
BILL CRUSE GETS AWARD    6
COLLABORATIVE PROJECT DIGITIZES STATE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS    7
THE CAROLINA LEAGUE 1936 - 1938    8
HIGHLIGHTS OF EASTER MONDAY IN NORTH CAROLINA    9
WILLIAM MALCOM CRUSE AND MT. OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH    11
CIVIL WAR LETTERS    14
        HUSBAND'S LETTER    14
        WIFE’S LETTER    14
MYSTERY PICTURE    15
WHAT IS "SECOND COUSIN ONCE REMOVED?"    15
NICKS FAMILY    17
HISTORY OF GILWOOD CHURCH    21
ANCESTRY OF ETHEL CHESTER    23
MINUTES OF MEETINGS    27
QUERY    27
INDEX    29

  2009 AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    4
HOW NOT TO PRESERVE INFORMATION ON PAPER    4
TRACKING DOWN RELATIVES    5
ONLINE RECORDS    6
GERMAN NAMING CUSTOMS    7
A HAGLER STORY    11
CIVIL WAR LETTERS    13
ODE FINK: A REAL US ARMY SOLDIER DURING WORLD WAR I    16
ALEXANDER HILL FAMILY OF CABARRUS COUNTY    25
LUNDA ADELINE ETTA HILL YATES    28
INDEX    30

 2009  WINTER
EDITOR’S PAGE    4
A CLINE FAMILY FROM CABARRUS    5
1918 LETTER    9
FAMILY AND BIBLE RECORDS ONLINE UPDATE    13
BIBLE OF WILLIAM LUTHER HAHN AND JANE SOPHIA BARRIER HAHN    13
BIBLE OF LUTHER RITCHIE AND SARAH ANN COX RITCHIE    15
AN 1869 CARRIGAN LETTER    16
THREE MEXICAN WAR VETERANS OF CABARRUS    17
2009 CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEMBERS    18
INDEX    21

    2010 SPRING
EDITOR’S PAGE    4
CANNON MILLS AND CHILD LABOR    5
WHY ISN'T IT FREE?    7
A MODEL T ADVENTURE    10
ANCESTRY MAGAZINE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE - FREE    13
CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, PLATS AND MAPS    13
COMING OF AGE    15
TINY TAFEL    16
FAMILY TRUNK MYSTERY SOLVED    18
THE SPRING HOUSE    19
FROM OUR READERS    20
ANOTHER HELPFUL WEBSITE    21
QUERIES    21
JULIA EDITH BARRIER MCGLAMERY    21
INDEX    31

    2010 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    40
WHO IS THE FATHER OF MARGARET SCOTT    41
NORA BELLE SAFRIT MILLER    43
NORTH CAROLINA MAPS ONLINE    74
A SHELTON STORY    75
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ABOUT JOHANNES BAST    79
CONCORD, TEXAS    80
QUERY    80
OBITUARIES    81
THREE MEXICAN WAR VETS    82
INDEX    83

    2010 AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    96
ALABAMA VISITORS    96
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT    96
1894 CARRIGAN LETTER    97
WHIGS AND TORIES OF BYGONE DAYS    107
NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY RECORDS ONLINE PROJECT    108
UTLEY, TEXAS    108
OBITUARY    109
IMPROVED ORDER OF HEPTASOPHS    111
SHERIFF’S SALE    116
MEETING MINUTES    117
OLD NEWSPAPER NOTICE    118
INDEX    119
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    123

    2010 WINTER
EDITOR’S PAGE    129
MY GREAT GRANDFATHER, HENRY UTLEY    130
ANCESTORS OF ARCHIE LEE BARNHARDT    133
COMMENTARY    149
WILL OF JOHN REED    150
QUERIES    152
INDEX    154
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    167

    2011 SPRING

EDITOR’S PAGE    4
1940 US FEDERAL CENSUS RELEASE    4
PENSION APPLICATION OF PETER MEISSENHEIMER     5
AN IMPERFECT SCIENCE    8
SAR MARKER DEDICATION CEREMONY    9
HISTORIC CABARRUS AND THE CONCORD MUSEUM    13
SHERWOOD POSEY ROWLAND    14
MORE DESCENDANTS OF HENRY UTLEY    15
GERMAN PATRIOTS FROM MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA    16
GERMAN PATRIOTS LISTED    20
HESSIAN SOLDIERS RESIDENT IN CABARRUS COUNTY AFTER THE REVOLUTION    22
THE FAMILIES OF PHILLIP HAGLER AND HENRY LONG    24
ANCESTORS OF CHARLES RICHARDSON CLAYTON    27
A LONG WAIT ENDS    30
MEETING MINUTES    31
QUERIES -LETTERS    33
FRANCISCO RESEARCHER NEWSLETTER BEING DIGITIZED IN PDF FORMAT    34
INDEX    35
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    40

    2011 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    44
ONE BIG PHOENICIAN FAMILY?    45
IT’S A MATTER OF LIFE    47
COURT OF PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS    48
CEMETERY BOOK IN PROGRESS    51
SCOTTISH SURNAMES    59
A GIFT    63
PRINTABLE FAMILY TREES    66
THE EASY WAY TO ADD MAPS TO YOUR FAMILY HISTORY PROJECTS    67
OBITUARY    67
FOY AND GERTRUDE HINSON HISTORY ROOM    69
LETTERS    70
MINUTES OF MEETINGS    70
INDEX    73
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    79

    2011 AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    84
FOY & GERTRUDE HINSON    85
WINECOFF SCHOOL 1934    87
1890S SCHOOL    88
CLINE SCHOOL    89
ANCESTORS OF ETHEL FISHER CLAYTON    90
CABARRUS COUNTY GRAVE SIGHTS BOOKS    105
UP DATES FOR WEST CONCORD CEMETERY    106
LETTERS    107
MINUTES     107
MIDWAY METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH MEMBERSHIP ROLL-1933    108
INDEX    110
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    116

    2011 WINTER
EDITOR’S PAGE    120
CABARRUS COUNTY P & QS JANUARY 1838    121
BARRIER SCHOOL AGAIN    123
LETTERS    123
ANCESTORS OF JOHN ALLISON SUTHER    125
    PARENTS     125
    GRANDPARENTS     125
    GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     125
    GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     127
    3RD GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     128
    4TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     131
    5TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     132
    6TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     134
    7TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     134
    8TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     135
    9TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     135
    10TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS     135

    2012 SPRING
 CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP    136
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    146
2012 EDITOR’S PAGE    4
CIVIL WAR LETTER    5
CONNECTIONS    5
LOST GRAVEYARDS    7
AN OLD FIELD SCHOOL    10
ANCESTRY OF HENRY OBEDIAH SLOOP    12
A NATIONAL TREASURE    19
NORTH CAROLINA  NEWSPAPER LOCATOR    20
MINUTES OF THE CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY    20
LETTERS    25
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    32

        2012 SUMMER
EDITOR’S PAGE    36
THE PHIFER GRAVEYARD    37
JEFFERSON DAVIS MARKER    38
THAT’S MY STORY    40
ANCESTRY OF MOSES WILSON BEAVER    47
        Parents     47
        Grandparents     48
        Great-Grandparents     49
        Great-Great-Grandparents     50
        3rd Great-Grandparents     50
        4th Great-Grandparents     51
    5th Great-Grandparents     51
HURDLES THAT A GENEALOGIST MUST OVERCOME    52
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    60
INDEX    61


    2012 AUTUMN
EDITOR’S PAGE    68
    PROVING ANCESTRY    69
    NEW SITE FOR HISTORY ROOM    70
    THAT’S MY STORY    71
    IT’S ANNUAL SMITH FAMILY REUNION TIME    82
    BANKING SUMMARY    82
    HURDLES THAT A GENEALOGIST MUST OVERCOME    83
    CABARRUS COUNTY COURT OF PLEAS & QUARTER SESSION    91
    ANOTHER CARRIGAN LETTER    92
    INDEX    93
    MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    96

    2012 WINTER
    EDITOR’S PAGE    100
    GENETIC GENEALOGY    101
    ONLINE NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE    103
    THAT’S MY STORY    104
    ONLINE SEARCHABLE DEATH INDEXES & RECORDS    114
    HOW IS “YE” PRONOUNCED?    115
    THE MYTH OF FAMILY COATS OF ARMS    116
    2012 MEMBERSHIP LIST    121
    INDEX    125
    MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION – PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    128

                    2013 SPRING

    EDITOR’S PAGE    36
   A NEW BOOK IN THE MAKING PART II    37
    CABARRUS COUNTY COURT OF PLEAS & QUARTER SESSIONS, JULY SESSION 1847    37
    INDEXING EDGEWOOD, 1940    39
    ANCESTORS OF VIOLET RUTH PUCKETT WILCOX    42
    THAT’S MY STORY AND I’M STICKING TO IT!    48
    COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS    57
    INDEX    58
    MEMBERSHIP/COA/PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    64

                    2013 SUMMER
    EDITOR’S PAGE    36
    A NEW BOOK IN THE MAKING PART II    37
    CABARRUS COUNTY COURT OF PLEAS & QUARTER SESSIONS, JULY SESSION 1847    37
    INDEXING EDGEWOOD, 1940    39
    ANCESTORS OF VIOLET RUTH PUCKETT WILCOX    42
    THAT’S MY STORY AND I’M STICKING TO IT!    48
    COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS    57
    INDEX    58
    MEMBERSHIP/COA/PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    64

2013 AUTUMN
    EDITOR’S PAGE    68
    NEW BOOKS IN THE MAKING PART III    69
    AN ANCESTRAL HOME    70
    THAT’S MY STORY AND I’M STICKING TO IT!    70
    CABARRUS COUNTY COURT OF PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS    74
    OLD LETTERS    81
    WENTZ FAMILY HISTORY    83
    MINUTES OF THE CABARRUS GENEALOGY SOCIETY    86
    COMMENTS FROM OUR READERS    88
    INDEX    89
    MEMBERSHIP/COA/PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    96


2013 WINTER
    EDITOR’S PAGE    100
    NEW BOOKS IN THE MAKING PART III    101
    AN ANCESTRAL HOME - FREINSHEIM, GERMANY    101
    1843 CABARRUS COUNTY PLEAS & QUARTER SESSIONS ABSTRACT    102
    BOOK REVIEW    105
    A GENEALOGIST’S DREAM COME TRUE    106
    2013 CGS MEMBERSHIP    117
    UPCOMING MEETINGS    123
    INDEX    124
    MEMBERSHIP/COA/PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM    127

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