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Elizabeth Moore Collection


Miss Elizabeth Moore, a native of New Bern, has served as Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of Craven County. She and the late Frances Bryan Broadfoot Claypoole published a weekly column,Historical Gleanings, in theNew Bern Mirror.This collection consists of genealogical notes, correspondence relating to genealogical research, newspaper clippings, family trees, brochures, photographs, postcards, Bible records, published family histories, cemetery records, broadsides, and transcriptions of protests from the port of New Bern.

Title

Elizabeth Moore Collection

Collection Number

P. C. 1406.1 - 1406.14

Date(s)

1898 - 1974

Language

English

Physical Description
Cubic feet
ca. 6 1/2
Physical Description
Cubic feet
6.50
Abstract

Miss Elizabeth Moore, a native of New Bern, has served as Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of Craven County. She and the late Frances Bryan Broadfoot Claypoole published a weekly column,  "Historical Gleanings," in the  New Bern Mirror.

This collection consists of genealogical notes, correspondence relating to genealogical research, newspaper clippings, family trees, brochures, photographs, postcards, Bible records, published family histories, cemetery records, broadsides, and transcriptions of protests from the port of New Bern.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Public Services Branch, State Archives of North Carolina.

Creator

Moore, Elizabeth.

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Mary Hollis Barnes, August, 1982

Encoded by Dietra Stanley, December, 2005


Miss Elizabeth Moore, a native of New Bern, has served as Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of Craven County. She and the late Frances Bryan Broadfoot Claypoole published a weekly column,  "Historical Gleanings," in the  New Bern Mirror. Miss Moore is also the author of  Records of Craven County, (Vol. I, c. 1960), which is based on her newspaper columns. She has served as State President of the National League of American Pen Women and is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the North Carolina Society of County and Local Historians, and the State Literary and Historical Association.


Miss Elizabeth Moore, a native of New Bern, has served as Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of Craven County. She and the late Frances Bryan Broadfoot Claypoole published a weekly column,  "Historical Gleanings," in the  New Bern Mirror. Miss Moore is also the author of  Records of Craven County, (Vol. I, c. 1960), which is based on her newspaper columns. She has served as State President of the National League of American Pen Women and is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the North Carolina Society of County and Local Historians, and the State Literary and Historical Association.


[Identification of item], PC 1406, Elizabeth Moore Collection State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.


Original acquisition gift of Miss Elizabeth Moore, New Bern, N.C., September 23, 1968, two broadsides. Additions to collection gift of Miss Elizabeth Moore, New Bern, N.C., March 22, 1976; May 18, 1976; and August 12, 1977.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://www.ncarchives.dcr.state.nc.us.


Most of the material in this collection was compiled as a result of Miss Moore's genealogical research, and has been gleaned from a wide variety of sources. This material is grouped by family and may contain abstracts of deeds, wills, Bible records, cemetery records, as well as printed items such as brochures and family trees. These files also contain correspondence relating to her research and a few postcards and photographs of the New Bern area. The container list at the end of this description gives a detailed listing of the families.

Other items of interest in this collection are two broadsides relating to Negroes in politics (1898), a bicentennial edition of the New Bern  Sun Journal, and a book containing transcriptions of protests from the port of New Bern for September 1838, through July, 1842. It lists some of the protests of shippers regarding lost or damaged goods. They sought to be relieved from responsibility for losses incurred due to severe weather or unusual circumstances.


Most of the material in this collection was compiled as a result of Miss Moore's genealogical research, and has been gleaned from a wide variety of sources. This material is grouped by family and may contain abstracts of deeds, wills, Bible records, cemetery records, as well as printed items such as brochures and family trees. These files also contain correspondence relating to her research and a few postcards and photographs of the New Bern area. The container list at the end of this description gives a detailed listing of the families.

Other items of interest in this collection are two broadsides relating to Negroes in politics (1898), a bicentennial edition of the New Bern  Sun Journal, and a book containing transcriptions of protests from the port of New Bern for September 1838, through July, 1842. It lists some of the protests of shippers regarding lost or damaged goods. They sought to be relieved from responsibility for losses incurred due to severe weather or unusual circumstances.


  • Sun-times (New Bern, N.C.)
  • African Americans--Politics and government.
  • Genealogy.
  • Shipping--North Carolina--New Bern.
  • New Bern (N.C.)

Box: 1406.1  
Politics, Negroes
1898

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 broadsides

18507
Genealogical Material

Franck
Hawks
Mallet
Rice
Scott
Stevenson
Wood
Box: 1406.2  
Airey
Bush
Carruthers
Franck
Guion
Hawks
Kellenberger
Kinsey
Lister
Scope and Content

Includes brochures on Shibden Hall, ancestral home of Listers, Halifax, England.

Rice
Stephens
Box: 1406.3  
Ballard
Boney
Cherry
Davis
Dunbibben
Dunston
Foy
Scope and Content

Includes printed history of Foy family by Henry Foy, Baird, Texas.

Gardner
Holmes
Hyman
James
Jones
Outterbridge
Teachey
Box: 1406.4  
Dudley
Foy
Oliver
Stevenson
Taylor
Port of New Bern, Protests
Sept. 1838 - July, 1842
Scope and Content

Transcriptions by John G. Stanley of protests made before him as notary public of New Bern.

Box: 1406.5  
Dunn
Fontaine
Foy
Mallard
Newspapers
Sun Journal
August 16, 1974
Scope and Content

Newspaper, New Bern, N.C.; Bicentennial Edition

Box: 1406.6  
Allen-Allyn
Beasley
Bigg-Begg
Brewster
Butler
Christophers
Fletcher
Franck
Gardiner
Goodrich
Hall
Isler
Mansfield
Miller
Oldham
Prout
Pyncheon
Smith
Stevenson
Stowe
Sutton
Wetmore-Whitmore
Box: 1406.7  
Allen-Allyn
Biddle
Blount
Brickle
Broadfoot
Christophers
Clapp
Clark
Holmes
Jones
Lillington
Mansfield
Prout
Pyncheon
Simpson
Smith
Swann
Teachey
Wedmore-Whitmore
Whitehead
Witherington
Box: 1406.8  
Cobb
Custis
Daugherty
Kittrell
McKinne
Nunn
Peters
Talbot
Washington
Box: 1406.9  
Beasley
Brown
Caswell
French
Kinsey
Koonce
Gaston
McIlwean-Mackelwean
Nunn
Shepard
Box: 1406.10  
Durand
Keel
Box: 1406.11  
Caswell
Clark
Dewey
Duffy
Ferebee
Hall
Harris
Hollister
Hyman
Jerkins
Keel
McCullers
Moore
Murray
Pigott
Powell
Richardson
Ritchie
Sanders
Simpson
Slover
Taylor
Thomas
Ward
Waters
Whitford
Williams
Wilson-Willson
Wooters
Cemetery Records
Craven County
Jones County
Onslow County
Federal Cemetery, Jacksonville, N.C.
Miscellaneous
Box: 1406.12  
Davis
Denard
Hancock
Horton
Nixon
Potter
Rhodes
Shepard
Wilson-Willson
Box: 1406.13  
Atmore
Borden
Cole
Davis
Dew
Dorsey
Norwood
Oliver
Sitgreaves
Stanton
Stubbs
Taylor
Box: 1406.14  
Beasley
Blackledge
Cowper
Duffield
Fonvielle
Franck
Hodges
Outterbridge
Smith
Wilkes