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Winnsboro: A to Z In My City By Colleen Bailey
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An East Texas city photographed A to Z for young children.
Autobiography and Genealogy of Judge William Ross Robertson (1818-1885) of Winnsboro, South Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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Judge William Ross Robertson I (1818-1885) established his estate, Rural Point (later known as the Robertson-Doty House), in Fairfield County, SC, where his family had settled about 1778. In SC, he... More > practiced law in Winnsboro and served in the House of Representatives. In NC, he was an incorporator of Charlotte's Ada Cotton Mill, and was a director of the Charlotte & SC Railroad and the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad. Provided here is the Judge's complete autobiography.< Less
Railroad Builders: The Dunavant Family of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee (Supplement: The Family of Henry Jackson Dunavant and Louise Wert Dunavant, and Related Families) By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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This is a supplement to "Railroad Builders: The Dunavant Family of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee" (Lulu Press, Inc.). It features the family of an accomplished railroad builder,... More > Henry Jackson Dunavant (1875-1928), along with some related Southern families. (This two-volume work received both a local/state history book award and a family history book award from the NC Society of Historians in 2015.)< Less
The Robertson, Hunt and Johnston Families of North Carolina and South Carolina By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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Judge William Ross Robertson I (1818-1885) established his estate, Rural Point (Robertson-Doty House), in Fairfield Co., SC - where his family had settled about 1778. In SC, he practiced law in... More > Winnsboro and served in the House of Representatives. In NC, he was an incorporator of Charlotte's Ada Cotton Mill, and was a director of the Charlotte & SC RR and the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta RR. His son, Thomas Ross Robertson I (1849-1922) moved to Charlotte where he became Postmaster, a lawyer, and Adjutant General of the NC Nat'l Guard. Thomas wedded Mary Cora Johnston, daughter of William Johnston (1817-1896), two-term Mayor of Charlotte. Their son, William Ross Robertson II (1874-1950) would serve Charlotte as Postmaster and City Commissioner, as well as Adjutant of the NC Nat'l Guard. He married Margaret Louise Hunt, daughter of Dr. Charles Washington Hunt I (1854-1924) of Brevard, NC. This narrative describes the civic contributions of these families to SC and NC over a period exceeding 172 years.< Less