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Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county’s largest slaveholders. Judith Williams Barber endured forty-five years of slavery and garnered respect from both white and black residents. Her story is linked to fr Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county’s largest slaveholders. Judith Williams Barber endured forty-five years of slavery and garnered respect from both white and black residents. Her story is linked to free person of color and noted landowner Henderson Waugh, whose illustrious, slaveholding white father connected the two families—one slave and the other free. Author Larry Griffin takes readers on an emotional journey to separate fact from myth as he chronicles the history of slavery in Wilkes County.


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Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county’s largest slaveholders. Judith Williams Barber endured forty-five years of slavery and garnered respect from both white and black residents. Her story is linked to fr Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county’s largest slaveholders. Judith Williams Barber endured forty-five years of slavery and garnered respect from both white and black residents. Her story is linked to free person of color and noted landowner Henderson Waugh, whose illustrious, slaveholding white father connected the two families—one slave and the other free. Author Larry Griffin takes readers on an emotional journey to separate fact from myth as he chronicles the history of slavery in Wilkes County.

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  1. 5 out of 5

    Virginia

    This should have had a subtitle like "The Barber, Williams, Waugh Families" or "Mammy Judy's Story". At first I wasn't going to buy this book because none of the names in the index were of interest to me. It turns out the index is incomplete. Whole paragraphs are repeated word per word several times. I hope Mr. Griffin writes more books. For example, in the notes he has taken things from a family history of Tyra Glenn Alexander. I would be very interested in that family. Also, I wonder about the This should have had a subtitle like "The Barber, Williams, Waugh Families" or "Mammy Judy's Story". At first I wasn't going to buy this book because none of the names in the index were of interest to me. It turns out the index is incomplete. Whole paragraphs are repeated word per word several times. I hope Mr. Griffin writes more books. For example, in the notes he has taken things from a family history of Tyra Glenn Alexander. I would be very interested in that family. Also, I wonder about the FPOC Barbers.

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