The Family History Society

of

Eastern North Carolina

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The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina

was formed in March of 2010

to honor, remember and celebrate

all of the people who have a connection

to Eastern North Carolina.


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Celebrating The Families Of Eastern North Carolina

Those Near and Far, From the Early Times to the Present

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In Celebration of President George Washington’s 284th Birthday

We Share The Following Historical New Bern Photo from 1906

Courtesy of The Miss Janet J. Latham Collection

and

In Celebration of the 225th Anniversary Year

of Pres. Washington’s Visit To North Carolina,

We Congratulate Mr. Warren L. Bingham

on the publication of his new book

“George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour”

which is now available via this link.

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Future Heritage Park!

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Seated L to R:  Judge Romulus Armistead Nunn (1876-1966) as John Adams,

Rebecca A. Street Hollowell (1880-1959) as Abigail Adams,

Dr. William Luther Hand, Sr. (1878-1955) as James Beekman,

Agnes Gates Foy Pollock (1878-1966) as Jane Beekman,

William Hollister Stevenson (1884-1907) as George Washington,

Octavia Winder Hughes Dunn (1884-1974) as Martha Washington,

William Dunn (1882-1955) as the Marquis de Lafayette,

Bettie Dunn Windley (1878-1936) as Sally Foster Otis.

Standing L to R:  George H. Henderson, Jr. (1878-1938) as Patrick Henry,

Mable Young Andrews (1882-1982) as possibly Eleanor Custis (1),

Jesse Stanley Claypoole, Sr. (1881-1945) as Alexander Hamilton (2),

Mary Emma Street Eaton (1882-1970) as Dolley Madison,

John Adolph Nunn (1880-1928) as James Madison,

Annie Elizabeth Foy Vick (1881-1979) as Mrs. Mary King,

Unidentified Gentleman (3 or 4),

Sarah Bolton Congdon Atkinson (1883-1960) as Ann Bingham,

Unidentified Gentleman (3 or 4).

Notes:  (1) The newspaper does not list Mabel Young Andrews.

It does list Miss Adeline Claypoole (1874-1935) as Eleanor Custis.

(2) The newspaper lists Miss Elizabeth Ellis

who was Elizabeth Gavine Ellis Hand (1882-1960) as Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton.

(3) The newspaper lists Mr. F. B. Robards (1884-1960)

who was Francis Benjamin Robards as Richard Caton.

(4) The newspaper lists B. L. Grinstead

who was Benjamin Letcher Grinstead (1884-1960) as Lawrence Lewis.

The gentlemen (3) and (4) could be either one.

Research by The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina • www.ENCFamilies.org • 252.349.0405

Additions and corrections are welcomed. • Transcriptions by DavidAFrench@gmail.com

“George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour”

by Warren L. Bingham

is now available via this link.

“George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour”

by Warren L. Bingham

is now available via this link.

We are excited to partner with

The Craven Community College Foundation and

The CCC’s Liberal Arts & University Transfer Program

To Present

“Living With Jim Crow:  African American Women

and Memories of the Segregated South”

Featuring Historians & Authors, Dr. Anne Valk & Dr. Leslie Brown

And

Mr. Leonard Lanier, NC Department of Cultural Resources

NC Civil War Center Stories Project Specialist


Book Links:  Amazon & Libraries

Event Links:  CCC Foundation •  NCCivilWarCenter.org

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Craven Community College Google Map & Campus Map

We are excited to partner with

The Historic Dryborough Association

and The City of New Bern Department of Parks & Recreation

To Present

The Extraordinary Life of U. S. Congressman George H. White

on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 12 noon

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Past Events

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