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Bennett, Hugh Hammond
by Eagles, Charles W. Hugh Hammond Bennett, soil conservationist, was born near Wadesboro to William Osborne and Rosa May Hammond. His father had farmed a plantation of about fifteen hundred acres from the time of the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bennett, Risden Tyler
by Medley, Mary L. Bennett, Risden Tyler by Mary L. Medley, 1979 18 June 1840–21 July 1913 Risden Tyler Bennett, Confederate colonel, congressman, and superior court judge, was born in Anson County, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boggan, Patrick
by Robson, Harriet H. Patrick Boggan, Regulator and revolutionary patriot, was born at Castle Finn, County Donegal, Ireland, according to tradition. He was the son of Sir Walter Boggan. He was probably in his early [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brevard, John, II
by Davidson, Chalmers G. John Brevard, II, colonial official and patriot, was the son of John Brevard, first of the Brevards in the colonies. According to his grandson, Alexander, the first John Brevard "is supposed to have [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bryan, Morgan
by Bryan, John K., Jr. By the time of his 1719 marriage to Martha Strode, Bryan owned land in Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pa. Shortly after his marriage, he moved farther west in the county and may then have begun [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bryan, Samuel
by Bryan, John K., Jr. Bryan, Samuel by John K. Bryan, Jr., 1979 ca. 1726–98 Samuel Bryan, Yadkin River pioneer and Loyalist officer, was born in what is now Lancaster County, Pa., to Morgan Bryan and his wife, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bryan, William
by Bryan, John K., Jr. William Bryan, early Yadkin River settler and Kentucky pioneer, was born in the vicinity of Winchester, Va., the fifth son of Morgan and Martha Strode Bryan. His father had helped settle a large [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caudle, Theron Lamar
by Stroupe, Henry S. Theron Lamar Caudle, lawyer and assistant attorney general of the United States, was born in Wadesboro, the son of Theron Lamar Caudle, also a lawyer, and Susie Gooch Caudle. He attended Wake Forest [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cobb, Lucy Maria
by Patterson, Daniel W. Lucy Maria Cobb, folklore collector, teacher, and author, was born in Lilesville. She was a sister of Collier Cobb and a daughter of Martha Louisa Cobb and Needham Bryan Cobb, a Baptist preacher. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cole, Stephen William
by Rea, Kathleen M. Cole, Stephen William by Kathleen M. Rea, 1979 1 Jan. 1813–19 Sept. 1889 Stephen William Cole, planter and banker, son of William Terry and Judith Moseley Leake Cole, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cotton, James
by Mcbride, Robert M. James Cotton, colonial officeholder and Loyalist, was born in Hamlet Parish, Ipswich, Mass., son of Leonard and Mary Frieze Cotton. He was the grandson of the Reverend Thomas and Bridget Hoar Cotton [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Culpepper (Culpeper), John
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. John Culpepper (Culpeper), Baptist clergyman and Federalist congressman, son of Samson Culpepper, was born near Wadesboro in Anson County, in the area later made into Montgomery County. Nothing is [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, Thomas Frederick
by Bass, Anna Jeanette. Thomas Frederick Davis, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and later bishop of South Carolina, was born in New Hanover County near Wilmington, the son of Thomas F. and Sarah Isabella Eagles Davis. His father [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deane, Charles Bennett
by Taylor, R. Hargus. Charles Bennett Deane, lawyer and congressman, was born in Anson County, the youngest son of John Leaird and Florence Boyette Deane. The elder Deane was employed as a tenant farmer in Ansonville [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Edgeworth, Richard
by MacDonald, Edgar E. Richard Edgeworth, mechanical engineer and planter, was born in Oxfordshire, England, at Black Bourton, the ancestral estate of his Hungerford grandmother. He was the oldest son of Richard Lovell [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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