by M.L. Williams in Silver Spring, Md. (8522 Milford Ave., Silver Spring 20910) .
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Margo Lee Williams.|
|LC Classifications||CS71.L346 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||37|
|LC Control Number||98101591|
The book takes her back four generations to her descendent Miles Lassiter and the land that comes down from him. In the process, one learns some of what life was like for African-Americans in Randolph County in the state of North Carolina. Miles Lassiter was born a slave in North Carolina about He obtained his freedom before and continued to reside in the state. He became a Quaker about and was married to Healy Phillips. They were the parents of seven children. Descendants and relatives live mainly in North Carolina, New York, Virginia and Maryland. Includes index. The Miles Lassiter family (Miles Lassiter, circa ) of Lassiter's Mill, Randolph County, North Carolina by Margo Lee Williams; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Genealogy, African Americans, Family; Places: North Carolina; People: Lassiter family, Miles Lassiter (ca. ). Although antebellum African Americans were sometimes allowed to attend Quaker services, they were almost never admitted to full "meeting" membership, as was Miles Lassiter. His story illuminates the unfolding of the 19th-century color line into the 20th. It reminds us that, while traditional texts recount grand events, true history tells of everyday people who do extraordinary things quietly.
Get this from a library! The Miles Lassiter family of Lassiter Mill, Randolph County, North Carolina: a short family history. [Margo Lee Williams] -- Miles Lassiter was born a slave in North Carolina about He obtained his freedom before and continued to reside in the state. He became a Quaker about and was married to Healy. Miles Lassiter was born a slave in Randolph County, North Carolina, circa He was owned by Ezekiel and Sarah Lassiter. However, Ezekiel died while Miles was still very young and the will stated that Miles should remain in the care of his widow Sarah Lassiter until her death when he should be sold. The book follows the descendants of Charles Darden who was born around The descendants seemed to have stayed in Virginia. Miles Lassiter was born ca. . There is Jethro, Jacob, Josiah, James, Luke, Elijah, Jesse, Jonas, andThomas Lassiter/Lasiter listed in this book. There is a Jacob Lassiter listed in Bertie Co. NC on the tax list for On an entry form to LDS for Jacob Lassiter wife Ann Hooker withinformation of children on Family Group sheet, one source given was aBible Record belonging.
Miles Lassiter (circa ) book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Although antebellum African Americans were sometime 5/5. She found Miles obituary in the Friends Review, which confirmed that he was a slave, but became the manager and overseer for the Widow Lassiter and her family, even owning land himself. His wife Healy purchased him for five cents from the family in February of Miles died on J , English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Miles Lassiter family (Miles Lassiter, circa ) of Lassiter's Mill, Randolph County, North Carolina: a short family history / compiled by Margo Lee Williams. Williams, Margo Lee, In reply to: Re: Lassiter Family Books. 7/08/ Canyou give me any more info on this book?I am descended from Josiah Lassiter and Mary Russell, and Mary had a sister Sarah who married Jeremiah Jordan and a sister Elizabeth who married Henry Hill, so a book about Josiah Lassiter and Sarah Hill really peaks my interest.