Title: Records of Estates, Warren County,North Carolina, 1852 -1868. Estates found in court records, Vol. IV
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Title: Abstracts of Wills, Warren County, North Carolina
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Title: U.S. Federal Census
Title: NORTH CAROLINA DEATH COLLECTION 1908-2004
Title: NORTH CAROLINA DEATH CERTIFICATES
Page: (Transcribed by Deloris Williams)
Title: WARREN COUNTY MARRIAGE REGISTER, 1864-1884
Publication: Microlfilm C.100.63001
Author: North Carolina State Archives
Title: NCGENWEB WARREN COUNTY MARRIAGES 1865-1900
Author: Transcribed by Forrest King
Title: NORTH CAROLINA, MARRIAGE RECORDS, 1741-2011
Text: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
Note: 83) from Warren County, North Carolina. He held other important positions in Warren County during his lifetime, however, many people have confused him with HAWKINS CARTER JR. (1845-1920) son of HAWKINS CARTER & ELIZABETH WIGGINS who also lived in Warren County at the same time. He received an inheritance from his grandfather, MATTHEW HAWKINS, and probably also was the recipient of some of the property of his Aunt NANCY CARTER-GREEN who raised him and his siblings after the early death of his parents. ================================================== According to papers in the NC State Archives submitted with photos of HAWKINS WESLEY CARTER & NANNIE BOYD by Ms. Jerilyn Christine Oglesby Manning , HAWKINS was born March 20, 1842.
PLUMMER CARTER Estate, 1863
State of North Carolina Know all men by these presents that we HENRY GREEN and WOODLEY HAWKINS (of Color) all of Warren County, in the State aforesaid, are held and firmly bound unto the State of North Carolina, in the sum of One Thousand Dollars Current money, to be paid to the said State in trust for the benefit of the Children hereinafter named, committed to the tuition of the said HENRY GREEN to the payment whereof, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, or Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Signed with our hands and Sealed with our seals, this the 24th day of February A.D. 1863. The Condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas, HENRY GREEN the above bounden, is constituted and appointed Guardian to MATTHEW CARTER and HAWKINS CARTER minor orphans of PLUMMER CARTER deceased, now if the said HENRY GREEN shall faithfully execute his said guardianship, and particularly shall well and truly secure and improve all the estate of the said Wards that shall come into his possession for the benefit of the said Wards until they shall arrive at full age, or be sooner thereto required, and shall render a plain and true account of his guardianship, on oath, before the Justice of our Court, in all cases as required by law, and deliver up, pay or possess the said Wards of all such estate or estates as they ought to be possessed of, when lawfully required by the said Wards or to such other persons as shall be lawfully empowered or authorized to receive the same, and the profits arising therefrom- then this obligation is to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, Sealed and Delivered in Presence of WILLIAM A. WHITE HENRY GREEN ("X" his mark) WOODLEY HAWKINS ("X"his mark) Warren County Court, February Term 1863.
This bond is duly executed in open court by all the parties and accepted by THOMAS A. MONTGOMERY, WM. A. BURWELL and JOHN WATSON, Justices on the bench who ordered same to be recorded and filed. Test WM. A. WHITE, C.C.Clk.
BOND HENRY GREEN (of color) Guardian of the minor heirs of PLUMMER CARTER dec'd February Term 1863. Recorded page 3 Book 2 WILLIAM A. WHITE, C.C.Clk. ==========================
HAWKINS W. CARTER was a soldier in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The following info was extracted Confederate Pension Applications: HAWKINS W. CARTER (Warren County). Applicant is a black man constructed breastwords [field trenches] , cooked and fought along side white soldiers. (Source: North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal NCGS News Editor Timothy Kearney, Raleigh, N.C. Black North Carolina Confederate Pensioners By Russell Scott Koonts North Carolina State Archives Pages 343, 344, 345)
============================================== From "History of the American Negro, Virginia Edition, Vol. V* "Caldwell, A[rthur] B[unyan] A.B. Caldwell Publishing Co., Atlanta, 1921 Pgs.460-461:
Such a man is Dr. Allen Marcellus Bowles, a druggist of Richmond. He was born and reared in Richmond. The date of his birth was May 3, 1890. His parents, Edmund and Louisa Bowles, His maternal grandfather was Benjamin Harris. Dr. Bowles was married on Oct 14, 1907, to Miss Helen F. Carter of Warrenton, NC. She is a daughter of Hen. Hawkins Carter, who formerly represented his county in the legislature. Dr. and Mrs. Bowles have two children, Eloise P. and Garnett D. Bowles. These are being given the best educational advantages. As a boy young Bowles attended the public schools of Richmond, after which he did his adademic and preparatory work at VA. Union University. He passed from there to the Leonard School of Pharmacy, from which he was graduated with the Ph. G. degree in 1907. Dr. Bowles found it necessary to make his own way in school, which he did by means of hotel work. During his summer vacations he went North to work. He gives his mother, who is still living (1920), the credit for being the chief inspiration of his boyhood days. After completing his course in 1907, he returned to Richmond and was employed as a pharmacist for three years. At the end of that time he and Dr. Shackleford formed a partnership and launched a drug business under the firm name of Bowles and Shackleford. They have one stone on Church Hill and another on N. First Street. The business is well established an enjoys a good patronage. In politics Dr. Bowles is a Republican and takes some part in the affairs of his party as ever intelligent citizen should. He is a member of the Baptist Church. Among the secret orders, he belongs to the Elks and the Odd Fellows. He is a member of the Independent Club and is identifed with the Richmond, Old Dominion and National Medical Organizations. He was for two years Secy. of the Pharmaceutical Section of the National Association and has been a regular attendant at the National Conventions. Dr. Bowles believes that the future progress of the race depends on co-operation.
================================================================ Deed - State of North Carolina, Warren County.
15th day of April 1926, by HAWKINS W. CARTER and NANIE CARTER, his wife, of Durham County, North Carolina, to BOYD M. REAMS of Warren County, North Carolina. Witnesseth, That said HAWKINS W. CARTER and NANIE CARTER, his wife in consideration of Two Thousand and 00/100 Dollars to them paid by BOYD M. REAMS the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, have bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell and convey to said BOYD M. REAMS, his heirs and assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land in Warren County, State of North Carolina, adjoining the lands of REBECCA BOYD, MARSHALL ALSTON and others and bounded as follows, viz: Beginning at a stone, REBECCA BOYD's corner, on North side of the old Phoebe's Creek Road, North to a Branch, thence down said Branch North, a crooked chopped poplar at Phoebe's Creek, DAVID BOYD's corner, MARSHALL ALSTON's corner, ALSTON WILLIAMS line. HAWKINS W. CARTER ("X" his mark) NANIE CARTER ("X" her mark)
Attest: JOS. R. STONE
State of North Carolina, Durham County JOS. R. STONE, Dpy. C.S.C.
HAWKINS W. CARTER and NANIE CARTER his wife, personally appeared before me this day and acknowledged the due execution of the annexed deed of conveyance; and the said NANIE CARTER, being by me privately examined separate and apart from her said husband, touching her voluntary execution of the same, doth state that she signed the same freely and voluntarily, without fear or compulsion of her husband or any other person, and that she doth still voluntarily assent thereto. Witness my hand and private seal, this 16 day of April A.D. 1926, JOS. R. STONE Dpy C.S.C.
State of North Carolina, Warren County The foregoing certificate of JOS. R. STONE Dpy C.S.C. of Durham County, is adjudged to be correct. Let the instrument, with the certificates, be registered. Witness my hand, this 19 day of April A.D. 1926 JOS. C. POWELL, Dpy. Filed for registration at 9 o'clock A.M. April 19th, 1926 and registered in the office of the Register of Deeds for Warren County April 19, 1926.
S. W. GARDNER, Register of Deeds ==================================== <http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/peoples/peoples.html> DEMOCRATS ELECT SCHOOL COMMITTEEMEN GALORE IN WARREN COUNTY. (Pages 17-18) In 1879 the Board of County Commissioners of Warren county was Democratic, (having one colored Republican upon it who was elected by the Democratic Board of Justices of the Peace appointed by the Legislature) viz: B. D. Williams, R. W. Alston, M. J. Hawkins, (who is still a member and being one of the “overseer appointees”) Samuel Bobbitt and W. A. Boyd (the colored member). At that time each school district had a board of three commissioners, and there were thirty school districts in the county. On February 3d, of that year, their record shows the following named colored men appointed by the Board as School Committeemen, viz: Peter Kearney in No. 27, in place of Albert Hawkins (col.) resigned. Dallas Williams in No. 15, George Eaton in No. 12, Charles Watson in No. 20, and Richard Boyd in No. 17; the other two in each of the districts being white men, and Caesar Crossman (col.), was appointed on a committee in No. 16 to locate and condemn a site. On August 11, 1879, the following named colored men were appointed as school committeemen in the school districts, as named, viz: No. 1, Jack Hicks; No. 2, William Russell; No. 3, W. P. Wright; No. 4, Henry Blanche; No. 5, Jerre R. Wright; No. 6, Buckner Falkner; No. 7, Cyrus Hunt; No. 8, James Plummer; No. 9, Armistead Falkner; No. 10, John Shearin; No. 11, Henry Hardy; No. 12, George Eaton; No. 13, George Vanlandingham; No. 14, Reuben Hawkins; No. 15, Dallas Williams; No. 16, Sprigg Brehon; No. 17, Richard Boyd; No. 18, L. C. Johnson; No. 19, Cambridge Hawkins; No. 20, Charles Watson; No. 21, C. C. Christmas; No. 22, H. W. CARTER and Isaac Alston; No. 23, Ben Powell; No. 24, Alfred Taylor; No. 25, Ben Cheek; No. 26, Joe Southerland; No. 27, Gus Falkner; No. 28, Corbin Boyd; No. 29, James H. Alston; No. 30, Alfred Richardson; the other members being white men. February 2, 1880, H. W. Carter (col.) was appointed a committeeman in No. 22 in place of Thomas Carter (col.) resigned; May 3, 1880, H. H. Plummer (col.) was appointed on a committee to locate site in No. 16; July 5th, Jerre White (col.) was appointed committeeman in place of Haywood Shearin, resigned, in No. 5; November 2d, James H. Alston (col.) was appointed in No. 29 in place of Ben Powell, resigned. Robt. Russell was appointed on the committee to locate site in. No. 2. January 2, 1882, Arthur Williams was appointed in place of Corbin Boyd in No. 25, and such has been the Democratic record in Warren, while similar procedure was going on elsewhere. ===================================================== (From the 1901 Confederate Pension Applications database, part of the NC Digital Collection: http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/home/collections/1901-confederate-pension-applications ) Application of HAWKINS W. CARTER for Confederate Soldiers Pension
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF WARREN }
On this 16 day of May, A.D. 1927, personally appeared before me John D. Newell, C.S.C. in and for the State and County aforesaid, Hawkins W. Carter, age 87 years, and a resident at Warrenton post-office, in said County and State, and who, being duly sworn, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension under the provisions of an act entitled “An act to amend and consolidate the pension laws of the State of North Carolina,“ ratified March 8, 1921: That he is the identical Hawkins W. Carter (Colored), who went with who enlisted in Co. C-46, Reg., N.C. State Troops, as servant on or about [blank] day of [blank], 1861, to serve in the armies of the late Confederate States, and that while in service at [blank] in the State of [blank], on or about [blank] day of [blank], [blank], he received a wound or wounds, etc. [description] First went to Newbern, N.C. throwing up breastworks. Then went with Stephen W. Jones to Goldsboro, N.C., then to Richmond, Va., where we fought 7 days; and then remained in Army until War Ended. Was at battle Wilderness. I waited on white soldiers – cook, baggage and etc. I was not wounded; but am 87 and can not work; any at all.
He further states: That he is, and has been for twelve months immediately preceding this Application for Pension, a bona fide resident of North Carolina; That he holds no office under the United States, or any State or County, from which he is receiving the sum of three hundred dollars as fees or as salary annually; That he is not worth in his own right, or the right of his wife, property at its assessed value for taxation to the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000), nor has he disposed of property of such value by gift or voluntary conveyance since the 11th of March, 1885; That he is not receiving any aid from the State of North Carolina or under any other statue providing for the relief of the maimed and blind soldiers of the State. /s/ Hawkins W. Carter Sworn and subscribed to before me, this 16 day of May, 1927. /s/ John D. Newell.
Also personally appeared before me John W. Allen, Commander John White Camp Old Vetran, who resides at Warrenton, N.C. postoffice, in said County and State, a person whom I know to be respectable and entitled to credit, and being by me duly sworn, says he acquainted with Hawkins W. Carter, the applicant for pension, and has every reason to believe that he is the identical person he represents himself to be, and that the facts set forth in this affidavit are correct to the best of his knowledge and belief, and that he has no interest, direct or indirect, in this claim. /s/ John W. Allen Sworn and subscribed to before me, this 16 day of May, 1927. /s/ John D. Newell
(Approved 16 October 1927)
State of North Carolina Warren County
To the Auditor of the State of North Carolina We certify that we have carefully examined the application of HAWKINS W. CARTER for a pension under the provision of an act entitled "An Act to amend and consolidate the pension laws of the State of North Carolina" ratified March 8, 1921, and the proofs filed in support thereof; that we are satisfied the said HAWKINS W. CARTER is the indentical person who enlisted in Company C, 46 Regiment of NC Troops, on or about the day of 1861 and who was disabled in a manner and to the extent stated in the foregoing certificates of himself and physician in consequence of a wound (no wound) received in battle on or abot the day of 186_. Signed; JOHN D. NEWELL, Clerk Superior Court
Approved: (County Pension Board) JOHN W. ALLEN ch FLETCHER BOBBITT J. H. SHEARIN J. W. HAMILTON J. W. PARKER J. E. LYON
(Filed by Board of Pension of Durham County, NC)
W. H. YOUNG Clerk Superior Court, Durham County Durham, North Carolina 7/21/27
State Pension Board This is a blank filled out and signed by the Clerk of Warren County by applicant for convenience, our bond [has been] examined into it and have approved same for the purpose of having his name placed on the Durham County List, provided the state bond approves his application.
&c W.H. YOUNG, DSC
Note: HAWKINS WESLEY CARTER served as a State Legislator (1874 -1880) and a State Senator (1881-18
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