Monthly Archives: October 2014

From AAHGS presentation on Emsley Lassiter – Conference 2014

Gone West: Emsley Lassiter, a North Carolina Free Man of Color and the Indiana Quaker Migration of the 1830s I.                   Introduction A.                 In 2011, when I published, Miles Lassiter (circa 1777-1850), An Early African American Quaker from Lassiter Mill, Randolph County, North … Continue reading

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AAHGS 2014 Conference

  I have just returned from Pittsburgh where I presented two workshops: one on Emsley Lassiter, oldest son of Miles Lassiter; and the other on Strieby Church, including the Rev. Islay Walden. Also at the Conference were: renowned genealogist Tony … Continue reading

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Strieby Congregational UCC Church, School and Cemetery named Cultural Heritage Site

On 23 September 2014, I appeared before the Randolph County Historical Commission to present and defend the application for Randolph County Cultural Heritage Site designation. Also providing support and comments to the Commission on behalf of the application were Elbert … Continue reading

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