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Gaston County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1859-1909) By Stewart Dunaway
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Gaston County was form in 1846 from the southern portion of Lincoln County. In order to understand where to search for OLDER records, let’s go back in time. Lincoln was formed in 1779 from... More > Tryon County. Lincoln was reduced in size, when Cleveland County gets part of the western side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed. There are NO preserved Tryon County records in the State Archives (pertaining to road, bridge, mill, ferry, or ordinary records). Therefore, the older records will require searching in Lincoln County. The bridge records include bridge drawings, and a number of iron bridge drawings, and contracts. The road records (1859-1909) are a general collection of late 19th and early 20th century contents. The mill records are two law suits, one dealing with a dam being raised and flooding, the other details dumping of waste (dye) from a textile mill.< Less
The Faith Line By Rebecca Greene
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Long-time youth director at First United Methodist Church in Gastonia, NC, Rebecca Blanton Greene shares how her own faith has grown through her life, and youth of all ages share stories of how her... More > leadership has impacted them.< Less
Broken Stars By Deborah Brooks Langford
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Deborah Jo Brooks-Langford (poet, novelist, writer and literary agent) was born in Gastonia, NC in July 1951, a military brat so-to-speak. She was the oldest of eight children. Her father, Floyd... More > was a soldier in the U.S. Army. His people were from Cherokee Hills, NC of the Cherokee Indians. Her mother’s people originally came from England and lived in Silva, NC. Deborah went to High School in Columbia, SC. She has lived overseas in Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Germany, Spain and Turkey. She now resides in Covington, TN. Deborah has been writing poems all her life. When she was in school she would write instead of listen—and instead, dream of different poems and stories. Her passion is poetry. She loves to write. Writing, poetry and stories are her life.< Less
Broken Stars By Deborah Brooks Langford
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Deborah Jo Brooks-Langford (poet, novelist, writer and literary agent) was born in Gastonia, NC in July 1951, a military brat so-to-speak. She was the oldest of eight children. Her father, Floyd... More > was a soldier in the U.S. Army. His people were from Cherokee Hills, NC of the Cherokee Indians. Her mother’s people originally came from England and lived in Silva, NC. Deborah went to High School in Columbia, SC. She has lived overseas in Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Germany, Spain and Turkey. She now resides in Covington, TN. Deborah has been writing poems all her life. When she was in school she would write instead of listen—and instead, dream of different poems and stories. Her passion is poetry. She loves to write. Writing, poetry and stories are her life.< Less
The Flutter of the Goldleaf, and Other Plays By Olive Tilford Dargan
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Olive Tilford Dargan (January 11, 1869 – January 22, 1968)... More > was a writer and a poet. Her early works revolved around mountain poetry. Her works like: The Cycle's Rim, Lute and Furrow, Highland Annals were inspired from her love of mountains and nature. Later in her career, she published novels that focuses on racism, sexism, and fascism through her feminist visions of political activism and romanticism. Her most notable works were Call Home the Heart and A Stone Came Rolling which were written as part of her Gastonia novels.Olive Tilford Dargan was born in January 11, 1869 on a farm in Grayson County, Kentucky. She moved to the southern Ozarks with her parents around age eleven and started her elementary education. She became a teaching assistant at her school until the time that she graduated. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_Tilford_Dargan< Less
Lords and Lovers and Other Dramas By Olive Tilford Dargan
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Olive Tilford Dargan (January 11, 1869 – January 22, 1968)... More > was a writer and a poet. Her early works revolved around mountain poetry. Her works like: The Cycle's Rim, Lute and Furrow, Highland Annals were inspired from her love of mountains and nature. Later in her career, she published novels that focuses on racism, sexism, and fascism through her feminist visions of political activism and romanticism. Her most notable works were Call Home the Heart and A Stone Came Rolling which were written as part of her Gastonia novels.Olive Tilford Dargan was born in January 11, 1869 on a farm in Grayson County, Kentucky. She moved to the southern Ozarks with her parents around age eleven and started her elementary education. She became a teaching assistant at her school until the time that she graduated. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_Tilford_Dargan< Less