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Tuscarora Indian War
Bare Boxing Incident
by Powell, William S. The loose structure of government institutions in colonial North Carolina at times resulted in lapses of decorum that appear outrageous and humorous from a modern perspective. An early example of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blunt (or Blount), Tom
by Johnson, F. Roy. Tom Blunt (or Blount), a head chief and king of the North Carolina Tuscarora Indians, of obscure parentage, lived in the Upper Towns. During his time these numbered seven and formed one of three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graffenried, Christoph, Baron Von
by Dill, A. T. Christoph Graffenried, Baron Von, founder of New Bern and a leader in early Swiss and German colonization of America, was born in his ancestral village of Worb in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Green, Farnifold
by Sparrow, W. Keats. Farnifold Green, planter, colonial militia officer, commissary, and Indian fighter, was born in St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland, Va., the son of Timothy and Anne Farnifold (Farneffold, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Greene County
by Criner, Allyson C. Greene County, located in the Coastal Plain region of east central North Carolina, was formed from Dobbs County (which no longer exists) in 1791. Tuscarora Indians originally inhabited the region, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hyde, Edward
by Paschal, Herbert R., Jr. Edward Hyde, first to hold the office of governor of North Carolina, was probably born at the family estate of Norbury Manor in Cheshire County, England. He inherited the family manors of Norbury and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rainsford, Giles
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Giles Rainsford, Anglican clergyman, was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Mark Rainsford. A pensioner at Trinity College in Dublin on 2 Apr. 1695, he received an A.B. from Trinity in 1699 and an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Settlement of the Coastal Plain
by Watson, Alan D. Settlement of the Coastal Plain, 1650-1775 by Alan D. Watson Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 1995. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Tuscarora Indians
by Parramore, Thomas C., Towles, Louis P., Stevenson, George, Thompson, Harry L. Tuscarora Indians occupied much of the North Carolina inner Coastal Plain at the time of the Roanoke Island colonies in the 1580s. They were considered the most powerful and highly developed tribe in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Urmston, John
by Stevenson, George. John Urmston, Anglican clergyman and schoolmaster, was born in Lancashire, England, the home of his family for centuries. The names of his parents and the college where he received his liberal [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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