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Blount, Jacob
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. Jacob Blount, planter, landholder, and revolutionary soldier, was born in Beaufort County, son of Thomas Blount and Ann Elizabeth Reading. His father was a landowner and planter. In 1748, Jacob [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, John Gray
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. John Gray Blount, merchant and landowner, was born in Bertie County, the son of Jacob Blount and Barbara Gray. An important figure in the business and political life of North Carolina, he was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Nathaniel
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. Nathaniel Blount, Anglican clergyman, was born in Beaufort County, the third of five sons of Reading Blount. Reared in a family of some means and influence in Eastern Carolina, Blount received [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Thomas
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. Thomas Blount, landowner, merchant, congressman, and revolutionary soldier, was born in Craven County, the fourth son of Jacob Blount and Barbara Gray. His father was a prominent landowner, planter, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, William Augustus
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. William Augustus Blount, landowner and soldier, was born in Washington, Beaufort County, the son of John Gray Blount and Mary Harvey. His father's possessions numbered hundreds of thousands of acres, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bonner, Herbert Covington
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Herbert Covington Bonner, congressman, was born in Washington, Beaufort County, the son of Hannah Selby Hare and Macon Herbert Bonner, both of families that had resided in the coastal area since [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Branch, William Augustus Blount
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. William Augustus Blount Branch, Confederate soldier, planter, and congressman, was born in Tallahassee, Fla., the son of General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, C.S.A., and Nancy Haywood Blount. His father, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buxton, Jarvis
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Jarvis Buxton, Episcopal clergyman and educator, was born near Washington, N.C., the son of the Reverend Jarvis Barry Buxton, also an Episcopal minister. A few years later his father became rector of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buxton, Ralph Potts
by Parker, David P. Ralph Potts Buxton, superior court judge, mayor, constitutional convention member, and gubernatorial candidate, was born in Washington, N.C., in 1826, the son of the Reverend Jarvis Buxton, Sr., and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cambreleng, Churchill Caldom
by Chestnut, Paul I. Churchill Caldom Cambreleng, congressman and diplomat, was born in Washington, Beaufort County. Little is known of his family except that one brother became an attorney in New York and another a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carawan, George Washington
by Shuman, Elizabeth L. Carawan, George Washington by Elizabeth L. Shuman, North Carolina State University, 2013 1800- Nov. 30, [...] (from NCpedia.)
Clark, Henry Selby
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Henry Selby Clark, congressman, legislator, and lawyer, was born at the family home near Leechville, Beaufort County, the son of Henry Clark and his wife, whose family name was Selby. The Clark [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cordon, Norman
by Green, C. Sylvester. Norman Cordon, operatic singer and music educator, son of Norman Cheshire and Betty Houghton Cordon, was born in Washington, N.C., but moved with his family to Charlotte early in his life. There he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coutanche, Michael
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Michael Coutanche, colonial official, was a native of the island of Jersey. On 5 Mar. 1739, as Captain Michael Coutanche of "Boston, in New England, Mariner," he bought lots 24 and 25 in Bath Town. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Josephus
by Case, Steven. A man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind . . . he will need only six feet [...] (from NCpedia.)
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