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Moravians
Architecture- Part 2: Architectural Influences and Achievements in Early North Carolina
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bathing
by Powell, William S. Bathing, for most North Carolinians until the twentieth century, was an irregular practice often regarded as unhealthy. William Byrd's "secret history" of the surveying of the dividing line between [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Benzien, Christian Ludwig
by Hiester, Jan. Christian Ludwig Benzien, Moravian minister, was born in Westminster, London, to Christian Thomas Benzien and Anna Maria Neisser. As an infant, he came with his parents to America, where they settled [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bethabara
by Marshall, R. Jackson, III. Bethabara is the site of the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina. Located just north of present-day Winston-Salem, Bethabara, meaning "house of passage," was established on 17 Nov. 1753 by 15 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blum, John Christian
by Hiester, Jan. Blum, John Christian by Jan Hiester, 1979 17 July 1784–18 Nov. 1854 John Christian Blum, printer and editor, was born in the Moravian community of Bethabara to Jacob Blum and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boner, John Henry
by Stockton, Edward L., Jr. John Henry Boner, a southern poet whose technique and themes are suggestive of the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, was born in Salem during the same year in which Poe achieved international fame with the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clewell, John Henry
by Hiester, Jan. John Henry Clewell, Moravian minister and college president, was born in the Moravian community of Salem, the son of John David Clewell, a bookbinder and shoemaker, and Dorothea Matilda Shultz. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clodfelter (Gladfelder), Jesse
by Batson, Whaley W. Jesse Clodfelter (Gladfelder), cabinetmaker, was the first child of Maria Magdalena Walk and John Gladfelder (the spelling was changed later) of the Friedberg community, now a part of Forsyth County. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ettwein, John (Johann)
by Reidinger, Martin. John (Johann) Ettwein, Moravian leader, was born at Freudenstadt in Würtemburg, Germany, the son of Matthias Ettwein (1694–ca. 1755), a local cobbler, and Elizabeth Margaretha Vogler Ettwein (d. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fries, Adelaide Lisetta
by Bair, Anna Withers. Adelaide Lisetta Fries, archivist, historian, author, and genealogist, was born in Salem. Her father, John William Fries, was an industrialist, inventor, church leader, and student who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fries, Francis (Franz) Levin
by Albright, Frank P. Francis (Franz) Levin Fries, cotton manufacturer, was born in Salem, the son of John (Johann) Christian William (Wilhelm) Fries, who had been born in Barby, Germany, 22 Nov. 1775. William was trained [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fries, John William
by Bair, Anna Withers. John William Fries, industrialist, inventor, student, and church leader, was born in Salem, the oldest son of Francis Levin and Lisetta Maria Vogler Fries. In 1840 Francis L. Fries had opened a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
German Settlers
by Baxley, Laura Young. German Settlers by Laura Young Baxley, 2006 See also: Swiss and Palatine Settlers; Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 (from Tar Heel Junior Historian); Settlement of the Piedmont (from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
God's Acre
by Bair, Anna Withers. God's Acre is the name Moravian congregations give their church cemeteries. In this case, "acre" is from the Old High German word for "field"; "der Gottesacker," or God's Field, is where the physical [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graff, Johann Michael
by Hiester, Jan. Graff, Johann Michael by Jan Hiester, 1986 28 Sept. 1714–29 Aug. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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