CENTRAL N.C. BOOKS COMPILED BY JAMES VANN COMER (1986-2001)
Order from: James Vann Comer, P.O. Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331-2681.
VITAL STATISTICS- Births, Marriages & Deaths

Moore County Bible Project (Volume I) [1st Printing- March 1987 (100); 2nd Printing- July 1988 (100); 
3rd Printing- March 1999 (25); 62 Pages- Full Name Index (926 entries)  1990], (Volume II) [1st 
Printing- October 1989 (100); 2nd Printing- March 1995 (100); 64 pages- Full Name Index (1,053 entries) 
 1990] & (Volume III) [1st Printing- September 1995 (100); 75 pages- Full Name Index (971 entries) 
 1995]} [Combined Volumes I, II & III into one volume during 2001; JVC Distributed- 31] containing 
187 Family Bibles. Price- $44.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax).


Old Moore County, NC- All of present Moore (1784) & of Lee (1907) *Old Moore County, N.C. Vital Statistics ([1784- 1890 / Part I]: Bastardy Records- County Court Minutes, Marriages & Deaths- 35 newspapers including Presbyterian denomination) 259 pages- Full & Place Name Indexes (4,729 entries) 1999; 1st Printing- Sept. 1999 (112); 2nd Printing- Mar. 2000 (55); 3rd Printing- Sept. 2000 (50); 4th Printing- June 2001 (50); 5th Printing- Dec. 2002 (26); 6th Printing- 2004 (Pre-Orders: 4). Display Copy- 1. Price- $44.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). * NC Society of Historians, Inc.- Willie Parker Peace History Book Award (1999) **Central North Carolina Vital Statistics (Old Moore County, NC [1784-1890 / Part II]: 440 NEW Bastardy Records, Marriages & Deaths- including Baptist & Methodist denomination newspapers; Old Moore County, NC [1891-October 1913] & Central North Carolina Journal series completed) 233 pages- Full Name Index (2,968 entries) 2001; 1st Printing- August 2001 (129). 2nd Printing- Dec. 2002 (34). 3rd Printing- 2004 (Pre-Orders: 6). Display Copy- 1. Price- $44.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). ** NC Society of Historians, Inc.- Willie Parker Peace History Book Award (2001) ** NC Genealogical Society, Inc.- Award For Excellence in Publishing (2001)
Crain's Creek Community / Town of Cameron, Moore County, NC area Gone and Almost Forgotten: Crain's Creek Community (1840- 1892) 118 pages- Full Name Index (803 entries) 1st Printing- May 1986 (25 & 50); 1990; 2nd Printing- July 1991 (50). Display Copy- 1. Price- $29.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). When Things Were Simple in the Town of Cameron, N.C. (Volume I / 1875- 1910) 124 pages- Full Name Index in Volume II (1,276 entries) 1st Printing- June 1987 (130); 2nd Printing- December 1988 (100); 1990; 3rd Printing- October 1996 (25). Display Copy- 1. Price- $29.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). Rogers: Our Common Bond 495 pages- Full Name Index (4,746 entries) & 322 persons in photos 1st Printing- August 1987; 1990. Available Inventory- 125. Price- $44.00 postpaid. When Things Were Simple in the Town of Cameron, N.C. (Volume II / 1910- 1988) 159 pages- Full Name Index (1,276 entries) & 178 photos 1st Printing- Oct. 1988 (100); 2nd Printing- Jan. 1989 (100); 1990; 3rd Printing- July 1991 (50); 4th Printing- October 1995 (25). Display copy- 1. Price- $29.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). Duncan McLeod and Barbara Kelly: Emigrants from Parish of Sleat, Isle of Skye, Scotland to Moore County, NC, USA Circa 1802 and Their Descendants 92 pages- No Index 1994; 1st Printing- July 1994 (200). Available Inventory- 32. Price- $30.00 postpaid.
Buffalo Community / Jonesboro / Sanford, Moore / Lee Counties, NC area ** Jonesboro, Moore County, N.C. (Volume I / 1860- 1907) 169 pages- Full Name Index in Volume II (2,611 entries) 1st Printing- June 1989 (300) 1990. Available Inventory- 12. Price- $34.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). ** Jonesboro, Lee County, N.C. (Volume II / 1908- 1947) 124 pages- Full Name Index (2,611 entries) & 109 photos 1990; 1st Printing- Dec. 1990 (200); 2nd Printing- June 1996 (21); 3rd Printing- February & June 2003 & February & August 2004 (6) & February (6). Available Inventory- 4 and 1 display copy. Price- $34.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). ** NC Society of Historian, Inc.- The History Book Award (1991) *First Baptist Church of Sanford, N.C. (1893- 1993: 100th Anniversary) 95 pages- No Index 1993; 1st Printing- November 1993 (750). Available Inventory- 115. Price- $11.50 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). * NC Society of Historians, Inc.- Religious History Book Award (1994) *The Bountiful Legacy Of A Mother: Buffalo Presbyterian Church, Buffalo Community / Sanford, NC (1797- 1997: 200th Anniversary) 229 pages- Full Name Index (1,506 entries) 1997; 1st Printing- June 1997 (207). Available Inventory- 18. Price- $34.00 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). * NC Society of Historians, Inc.- Ethel Twiford Religious History Book Award (1997)
Central North Carolina area Bladen (1734), Chatham (1771), Cumberland (1754), Harnett (1855), Hoke (1911), Lee (1907), Montgomery (1779), Moore (1784), Orange (1754), Randolph (1779) & Wake (1771) * Central North Carolina Journal (March 1990- December 1994: 5 years). Prices: Per Year - $25.00 postpaid; Individual Issues- $7.50 postpaid (NC Residents add 7% Sales Tax). * NC Society of Historians, Inc.- The Journal Award (1992, 1993 & 1994)
Available Inventory: Central North Carolina Journal (# of Back Issues) Issue- Month & Year (Number of Available Inventory): Contents of Each Back Issue- Each issue contains: Additions, Advertisements, Central N.C. Person, Corrections, Previous and Upcoming Events, General Information, Maps, Memorials, Periodicals Received, Photographs, Publications and Queries. 1990 March 1990 (3): Book Corrections & Additions- Gone and Almost Forgotten: Crain's Creek Community (1840-1892), Chronological Book Update- When Things Were Simple in the Town of Cameron, NC (Volume I / 1875 -1910) & (Volume II / 1910- 1988) Part I. June 1990 (5): 1795 Tax Records (Chatham), 1850's Petition (Harnett), Census Information (1860 & 1890) Harnett, Courthouse Fires- Montgomery (1843 & 1886), Diary of Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon (1884-1886) Part I, Churches (Orange / Chatham). September 1990 (7): Christmas List- 78 Available Books, Lee County Library System (microfilm holdings), Bastardy Records- Moore (1784-1858). December 1990 (5): North Carolina Cemetery Survey, Deed & Plat (Harnett), 1990 Corrections, 1990 Full- Name Index (950 entries). 1991 March 1991 (7): Guide to 22 Central NC Genealogical & Historical Organizations, Three Central NC Publications, 1866 Plank Road Trip (Fayetteville to Randolph County), Diary of Joel J. Lawhon "Shot" (1892-1895) Moore. June 1991 (4): Available County & Railroad Maps, Vital Statistics (1816-1832) Old Moore County- Fayetteville Observer, Diary of Chatham County Sheriff Richard Bray Paschal (January-June 1860) Part I, Business Letterheads- Chatham, Courthouse Fires- Harnett (1892 & 1894), Photograph- Fayetteville, Cumberland County (1908), Chronological Book Update- When Things Were Simple in the Town of Cameron, NC (Volume II / 1910- 1988) Part II. September 1991 (5): Buffalo Community (Lee), Jackson Springs (Moore), Courthouse Fires- Montgomery (1843) Part II, Diary of Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon (1887-1890) Part II, Courthouse Fire- Bladen (1893), Lee County Library System (Genealogy & Local History Rooms). December 1991 (58): Carbonton (Chatham & Moore), Guide to Central N.C. D.A.R. Chapters & S.O.R. Organization, Montgomery County Courthouse Sites (Part I), 1991 Full- Name Index (1,103 entries). 1992 March 1992 (6): Mount Vernon Springs (Chatham), Destroyed Cemeteries (Lee & Moore), Courthouse Fires- Moore (1889) & Harnett (1881), Index of Old Businesses (1991 Issues). June 1992 (22): Montgomery County Courthouse Sites (Part II), Vital Statistics (1833-1842) Old Moore County- Fayetteville Observer, Destroyed Cemeteries (Lee & Moore), Courthouse Fire- Moore- 1889). September 1992 (14): Egypt (Chatham),Central NC Trivia (Part I), Bastardy Records- Moore (1881-1903), Destroyed Cemetery (Moore), Unmarked Graves in Cemeteries (Lee & Moore). December 1992 (3): Central NC Trivia (Part II), Chatham County- Miscellaneous Records, Confusion Concerning Raven Rock, Swann's Station (Lee), 1992 Full- Name Index (1,350 entries). 1993 March 1993 (1): Revolutionary War soldiers- Chatham & Moore, Choeffington (Cumberland) Part I, Harnett County Doctors and 1841 Princeton Student's Letter, Moore County Library (Margaret Olmstead Rounds Historical Room), Wake County Deed Books (Destroyed in 1832 Fire). June 1993 (21): Diary of Chatham County Sheriff Richard Bray Paschal (July-December 1860) Part II, Revolutionary War Soldiers- Cumberland, Choeffington (Cumberland) Part II, Vital Statistics (1843-1849) Old Moore County- Fayetteville Observer, Diary of Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon (1891-1893) Part III, Photograph- Ramseur, Randolph County, Business Letterheads- Wake, Photographic Glimpse- Dewberry Industry. September 1993 (50): Gristmill- Silver Run (Cumberland), Bradley's Store / Kipling (Harnett), Photographs- Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County, 1793 Petition to form Alfordstown (Moore), Photographic Glimpse- Tar, Timber & Turpentine Industry. December 1993 (34): Egypt (Chatham) Part II, Chalmersville (Moore), Photographs- Moncure, Chatham County; Fayetteville, Cumberland County; The Raven Rock, Harnett County; Lee County Courthouse located between Jonesboro & Sanford, Love Joy Community, Montgomery County; Raleigh, Wake County, 1993 Full- Name Index (1,450 entries). 1994 March 1994 (37): Mount Vernon Springs (Chatham), Buffalo Community (Lee), Lemon Springs (Lee), Lemon's Mineral Springs (Lee), Munn's Station (Lee). June 1994 (26): Bradley's Store (Harnett) Part II, Chalybeate Springs (Harnett), Kipling (Harnett) Part II. September 1994 (21): Diary of Chatham County Sheriff Richard Bray Paschal (January-May 1861) Part III, Egypt (Chatham) Update, Buckhorn Falls (Harnett), Diary of Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon (1894-1896) Part IV. December 1994 (44): Choeffington (Cumberland) Part III, C.S.A. Private John Bryant Jones (Cumberland), Neill's Creek (Harnett), Calidonia Sabbath School (Lee), Miscellaneous Items (Central N.C.). NO Full- Name Index (5 year cumulative index planned but 3 family deaths postponed this quarterly journal as well). In The Times (October 2002 - April 2004) I continued my series. Order directly from- Lee County Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc., P.O. Box 3216, Sanford, NC 27331-3216. Central N.C. Locations of Distribution: Save $4 Shipping & Handling!! Comer Genealogical Services, James Vann Comer, 410 Olde Towne Drive, (Hawkins Run development near Intersection of US # 1 [Exit 70], U.S. # 15-501 & Hawkins Avenue [old / Business US # 1]), Sanford, NC 27330-6929. Telephone- (919) 775-5763 (Voice Mail). By appointment only!! *The Country Bookshop, Joan Scott, 140 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines, NC 28387. Telephone- (910) 692-3211. Hours: Monday - Friday (9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.), Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) & Sunday (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.). *Accepts- Master Card & Visa. House in the Horseshoe Visitor Center, Elizabeth M. Faison, 324 Alston House Road, Sanford, NC 27330-8713. Telephone- (910) 947-2051. Winter Hours: Tuesday - Saturday (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.). Closed Sunday and Monday. Summer Hours (Beginning April 1st): Tuesday - Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) & Sunday (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.). *Jimmy Haire Photo Studio, 140 West Main Street, [formerly - Jonesboro] Sanford, NC 27330. Telephone- (919) 776-8048. Tuesday - Friday (9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) & Saturday (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.). Closed on Monday. *Accepts- Master Card & Visa.

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