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Tuscarora Indians
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.)
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.)
Native American Settlement of NC
by Claggett, Stephen R. First Immigrants: Native American Settlement of North Carolina by Stephen R. Claggett Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 1995. Tar Heel Junior Historian [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
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.)
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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