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Sylvia Niven

The Robeson Scribe is a quarterly journal established by the Robeson County Genealogical Society to provide records, and other materials of genealogical and historical interest to members and others seeking information on ancestors who, at one time or another, resided in Robeson County.

All readers are encouraged to submit manuscripts, family Bible records, articles from previously published sources, transcriptions of original records, etc. Sources MUST be cited for each submission, along with submitter's name, postal address and e-mail address, if applicable.

Likewise, all readers (not just Society members) are encouraged to submit queries for publication. Queries must be 75 words or less and must mention at least one Robeson County surname and date . Multiple queries may be submitted, but only one query per submitter will be published in each issue. Queries may be e-mailed to Sylvia Niven or typed and mailed to the Society's postal address: RCGS, Attention: Editor, P.O. Box 2292, Lumberton, NC 28359


Sam West will be publishing a collection of Revolutionary War Pensions soon.
Sam West
In the subject line put  -  War Pensions
He will send you more details.

New Robeson County Book

Anyone interested in contributing their family stories for a Robeson County Book, let me know, sending me an email.

Don't send the story, just let me know your that interest.

Contents of Robeson Scribe, Fall 2013

Alfred Rowland, his Family and Property

Bethesda United Methodist Church Deaths, 1870- 1876

Blake Cemetery, 1940

Collins Gravestone Records, 1961

Davis Cemetery, 1940

Early Bathing Practices as Recounted in 1939

Genealogy Note

Land Gifted to Presbyterian Junior College, 1939

Lumberton City Directory, 1916-1917

McKinnon-McArthur-Kinlaw Plantation

NC Law Governing County Homes, 1904

Pittman/Floyd Bible Record, 1824-1904

Report on NC County Homes, 1922

Report on NC County Home Farms, 1922

Robeson Troops Who Died in World War I

Sale of John C. McCormic’s Land Estate, 1854

Slaves on the Humphrey Plantation, 1834

Some Marriage Notices from Raleigh Newspapers, 1867-1886

Sudden Death for Reverend Roy Tyner, 1939

Thomas Rowland Sentenced at Old Bailey, 1690

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