Sledge, Hubert Mont


Mr. Hubert Mont Sledge, an old resident of Tarboro died at his home on Albemarle Avenue at 6 o’clock yesterday evening.  He is survived by his wife, Francis Sledge.  The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at his residence, the Rev. Euclid McWhorter officiating.  The interment followed at the Greenwood Cemetery.

Transcription from the newspaper, The Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolina, 14 November 1911, found on the website, Chronicling America (, accessed 14 March 2021.   

Speight, John F.


The Rev. John F. Speight, of Edgecombe county, died at his residence on Thursday last, after a few days illness of congestion of the lungs, aged about fifty years.  His death will be deeply felt by his Church and his County.  He was Chairman of the County Court of Edgecombe.

Transcription from the newspaper, Semi-Weekly Standard, Raleigh, North Carolina, 7 July 1860, found on the website, Chronicling America (, accessed 15 February 2021.   

Sugg, Margaret


DIED, In this county, on Sunday last, aged about 63 years, Mrs. Margaret Sugg, widow of the late Reddin Sugg, leaving a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn their loss.

Transcription from the newspaper, Tarboro Press, Tarboro, North Carolina, 24 August 1850, found on the website, Chronicling America (, accessed 12 February 2021.   

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