Fourth Generation Inclusive

Historical Documents of Genealogical Interest to Researchers of North Carolina's Free People of Color

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Drowned in the river.

A CORONER’S INQUEST

Was held yesterday, by JOHN C. WOOD, Esq., Coroner, over the body of a free colored boy named THOMAS ALLEN, who was drowned on Thursday, whilst bathing in the river. The verdict of the jury was “accidental drowning.”

The Tri-Weekly Commercial (Wilmington), 5 August 1848.

Where are they now? No. 4.

K.H. was born in the mid-1960s in Wilson NC.  He is descended from:

(1) Vicey Artis Williams [1810-ca1868, Greene/Wayne] via Adam T. Artis [1831-1919, Greene/Wayne] via Noah Artis [1856-1952, Wayne/Wilson County]

(2) Chaney Jones [1795-1873, Nash County] via Lucinda Jones Artis [1834-1859, Nash County]

(3) Christopher Mozingo [1800-ca1855, Sampson County] via Wiley Mozingo [1832-??, Sampson/Cumberland/Wayne County]

(4) Sarah Allen [??-??, Cumberland County] via Agnes Allen [1840-??, Cumberland/Wayne County]