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Sterling Edwards (1907 - 1978)

Alvin Sterling Edwards served in World War II in the South Pacific, where he contracted Malaria. While in service, Sterling was shot and wounded by a fellow U.S. Army soldier, who resented him being ...

5/24/2012 12/9/2015

Earl Hersey Edwards (1913 - 1996)

During WWII, Earl Hersey Edwards served in the South Pacific, at a U.S. airbase, repairing fighter planes. ~Loretta Alexandra, niece.

5/24/2012 12/9/2015

Vernon Pipkin (1918 - 1945)

While serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, PFC Vernon Pipkin contracted pneumonia, the result of exposure in the water-logged trenches on one of the battlefields in Europe. He died in the V.A. Hospita...

5/24/2012 12/8/2015

Patrick William Butler Pole-Carew Born on 25 August 1913. Son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Reginald Pole-Carew and Lady Beatrice Frances Elizabeth Butler. Married, firstly , Sonia Quilter, daughter of Sir W...

11/30/2015 11/30/2015

Johnnie Lee Aaron (1923 - 1989)

S1 U.S. Navy World War II

11/23/2015 11/23/2015

Parren James Mitchell, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., April 29, 1922; attended Baltimore public schools; A.B., Morgan State College, 1950; M.A., University of Maryland, Colle...

10/14/2015 10/14/2015

Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)


Doris "Dorie" Miller (October 12, 1919 – November 24, 1943) was a Messman Third Class in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He ...

7/10/2015 10/1/2015

Edward William Brooke, III, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1919; attended the public schools of Washington, D.C.; graduated from Howard University, Washington, D....

8/31/2015 8/31/2015

Marion H. Woodard (1920 - 2001)

Updated from Find A Grave Memorial via Constance 'Connie' Woodard by SmartCopy : Jun 30 2015, 17:22:16 UTC Residence: (1930 — Age: 10) Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, USA Updated from Ancestry...

6/29/2015 6/30/2015

Capt. August Martin MP (1919 - 1968)

"The Biafran Hero"

Capt. August “Augie” Harvey Martin (1919-1968). The first African-American to captain a U.S.-scheduled commercial air carrier. He died on a mercy mission to Biafra whilst attempting to la...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

Steven Imes, Sr. (1921 - 1992)

Military details Military branch: US ARMY Rank: CPL Wars: World War II notes Steven Imes in the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: Steven Imes Birth Year: 19...

4/28/2015 4/28/2015

LeRoy Pryor, Jr. (1915 - 1968)

"Buck Carter"

From Find A Grave Memorial# 73610296 Pvt. U.S. Army WWII Veteran- Mr. Pryor died at St. Francis Hospital on 9-27-1968. He is the son of Mr. LeRoy & Mrs. Marie {Carter} Pryor Sr. of Peoria, ...

4/7/2015 4/7/2015

World War ll Veteran, US Navy

10/6/2014 10/6/2014

Last residence: Charleston, West Virginia 25312, USA SSN issuing state: Maryland Updated from MyHeritage Match by SmartCopy : Oct 1 2014, 22:51:05 UTC

9/30/2014 10/6/2014

Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

2/6/2014 2/6/2014

12/11/2013 12/11/2013

5/12/2010 1/31/2012

Fred L Rawlings (c.1912 - d.)

5/12/2010 1/31/2012

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in angloph...

1/6/2011 9/22/2011

Willa Beatrice Brown was born on January 22, 1906 in Glasgow, KY. A pioneering aviator, she earned her pilot’s license in 1937, making her the first African-American woman to be licensed to fl...

9/21/2011 9/21/2011

Wilmeth Sidat-Singh MP (1918 - 1943)

Wilmeth Sidat-Singh (February 13, 1918 in Washington DC - May 9, 1943 Lake Huron) was an African-American basketball and football player who was subject to segregation in college and professional spo...

8/31/2011 8/31/2011

Grace Nail Johnson MP (1885 - 1976)

"Grand Dame of Harlem"

Grace Nail Johnson is best known as the wife of poet, essayist, and civil rights activist James Weldon Johnson. She was, however, a powerful and influential advocate for social change in her own right....

7/27/2011 7/28/2011

Paul Leroy Robeson MP (1898 - 1976)

Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an African-American concert singer (bass-baritone), recording artist, athlete and actor who became noted for his political radicalism ...

4/14/2011 6/2/2011

Links "Jamaica Farewell" (original version on Youtube) - Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - A Site of Sites Harry Belafonte at Wikipedia Harry Belafonte AKA Harold George Belafonte at nndb B...

4/17/2008 4/25/2011

Ossie Davis MP (1917 - 2005)

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. During World War II, Davis spent four years in t...

3/11/2011 4/25/2011