My fondness for family stories inspired me to find more of their history. The search started at age sixteen with a single question about my grandparents. So many knowledgeable researchers have provided assistance along the way. They generously shared their findings. Some adding to the growing history you see presented on this website. This page acknowledges their many contributions and expresses my gratitude for their collaboration.

Marcella Aldridge
Mary Atwood
Jane Stubbs Bailey
Myron C. Banks
Justine Bell
Billy D. Bland
Bob Boyd
Mildred R. Buck
Jesse B. Caton
Hyatt E. Cayton
Joliene Byrd Clark
Tommy Colbert
John Croom
Vernon J. Daniels
Shirley Dixon Peed Deal
Larry Flowers
Lloyd Goff
William Hatchell
William B. Hill
Barbara Caton Hollowell
Plummer Alston Jones
Belva Peed Mayo
Bill McClurg
Esther Moore
Rita Patterson
Eula Lewis Caton Paul
David Bryon Peed
Ellis Gordon Peed
Will Peters
Sammy Anson Pierce
Jo Prytherch
Barbara Purifoy
Doug Rader
Fran Reyer
Donald E. Roe
Janet Peede Runion
Kristi Quartemus
Kimberly Sadler
Gerry Seymour
Odell Spain
Van Stilley
Bruce Tuten
Ronald N. Walker
Susan Whitley
Jacqualyn Dowty Wright

Beaufort County Genealogical Society
Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society
Martin County Historical Society
Tennessee Genealogical Society