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Wesley Columbus Mauney (1849 -1939) and wife Naomi Wellmon Mauney (1856-1939)
Wesley Columbus Mauney (1849-1939) and wife Naomi Amelia Wellmon Mauney (1856-1939).

Roberts, Borders, Mauney, Howell, Briggs, and Related Families Reunion

This project documents the histories of a network of families of Cleveland County and Gaston County, North Carolina. In addition to genealogical records and family stories, the memoirs of Reverend John Wesley Roberts (1862-1951), titled From Slavery to Freedom, are included. Videotape from the 1991 reunion of the families provides documentation of the recent past. The project is dedicated to the memory of Sarah Stowe Williamson, who prepared A Chronicle of the Wellmon, Mauney, Dixon Family, also included.

Originally submitted by: Melvin L. Watt, Representative (12th District).

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The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.

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