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George Edwin Butler, 1868-1941
The Croatan Indians of Sampson County, North Carolina. Their Origin and Racial Status. A Plea for Separate Schools.
Durham, N.C.: Seeman Printery, 1916.
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[Cover Image]

THE CROATAN NORMAL SCHOOL AT PEMBROKE, N. C.
The first Croatan Indian School established and supported by the State
[Frontispiece Image]

[Title Page Image]

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NEW BETHEL INDIAN SCHOOL
Herrings Township, Sampson Co., N. C.

SHILOH INDIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL
Dismal Township, Sampson County

JONAH MANUEL AND FAMILY
Dismal Township, Sampson County
These children attend Shiloh Indian School

ENOCH MANUEL AND WIFE, SARAH E. MANUEL, DAUGHTER OF
AMOS HARDING--Dismal Township, Sampson County

WILLIAM J. BLEDSOLE AND WIFE, NANCY ANN BLEDSOLE, SISTER
OF ENOCH MANUEL--Dismal Township, Sampson County

LUTHER BLEDSOLE AND CHILDREN AND HENRY BLEDSOLE AND
WIFE, HANAH
Dismal Township, Sampson Co., N. C.
Hannah Bledsole was Hannah Warrick of Robeson County. She has three brothers
now living in Robeson County who have large families of children,
all attending the Indian Schools

HARDY A. BREWINGTON
Sampson County

Boys--Top Row, Left to Right: M. L. Brewington, son of H. A. Brewington; Henry Brewington, son of J. Arthur Brewington; J. H. Brewington, son of H. A. Brewington; Robert Jones, grandson of H. A. Brewington; June Ammons, son of Ella Ammons.
Girls--Bottom Row, Left to Right: Ollie Brewington, daughter of M. L. Brewington; Bessie Jones, daughter of Jno. R. Jones: Essie Goodman, daughter of W. E. Goodman; Bessie Brewington, daughter of W. B. Brewington.
All of Herrings Township, Sampson County

Left to Right: Lee Locklear. Steve Lowrey, French Locklear
French Locklear married the daughter of J. Arthur Brewington, of Sampson County

LEVANDER MANUEL, SON OF ENOCH MANUEL
Dismal Township, Sampson County
Educated at Pembroke Indian Normal
School. Last Teacher of Shiloh Indian
School, Dismal Township,
Sampson County

JUNE BREWINGTON, SON OF J. ARTHUR BREWINGTON, GRANDSON OF HARDY BREWINGTON
Herrings Township, Sampson County

C. D. BREWINGTON
C. D. Brewington, grandson of Raiford Brewington, Herrings Township, Sampson County. He was educated at the Pembroke Normal Indian School and taught in the public schools of Robeson County; also taught at New Bethel Indian School in Herrings Township, Sampson County. He is a teacher and minister, and preaches in the Croatan churches of Sampson and Robeson counties. He married Bessie Chavis of Robeson County, a Croatan.

JONATHAN GOODMAN
The subject of this sketch is now 76 years old and resides in Honeycutts Township, Sampson County. His wife, now dead, was Dorcas Maynor. Their children and grandchildren attend the Indian school in Herrings Township. Jonathan Goodman's father was Timothy Goodman and his mother was Nancy Maynor. The records in the Register of Deeds' office of Sampson County show that Timothy Goodman was a large land owner before the Civil War, and after his death his widow, Nancy Goodman, was assigned dower in this land in Sampson County, according to these records. She was a typical Croatan Indian and showed no traces of negro blood. Jonathan's grandmother was Nancy Revell, and the Revell family are now prominent Croatans in Robeson County.

WILLIAM SIMMONS
Sampson County

BETSY J. SIMMONS
Sampson County

ENOCH MANUEL, JR., AND FAMILY
Dismal Township, Sampson County

HENRY BLEDSOLE AND WIFE, HANNAH, FORMERLY HANNAH
WARRICK, OF ROBESON COUNTY
They now reside in Dismal Township, Sampson County. They are both fair
tyes of Croatan Indians. Henry is the son of William J. Bledsole and
wife whose pictures appear elsewhere in this booklet