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Carteret (Cartrett, Cartwright), Peter
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. Peter Carteret (Cartrett, Cartwright), governor, secretary, and council member in North Carolina, was the son of Helier de Carteret and Rachella Cloche Carteret of Saint Peter's Parish, Isle of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cartwright, Andrew
by Cross, Jerry L. Andrew J. Cartwright, minister and agent of the American Colonization Society, was born in Elizabeth City under circumstances as yet unknown: some contend that he was the son of slave parents and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dare, Ananias
by . Ananias Dare, was one of twelve "Assistants" in the government of the Citie of Ralegh in Virginia and a member of the "Lost Colony" of 1587 that arrived at Roanoke Island in July. He was described in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dare, Eleanor White
by . Dare, Eleanor White b. 1569 See also: Ananais Dare, husband. Eleanor White Dare, a member of the "Lost Colony" of 1587, was the daughter of Governor John White of that colony. Her name appears [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dare, Virginia
by Powell, William S. Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America, was the daughter of Ananias and Eleanor White Dare and granddaughter of Governor John White. Born on Roanoke Island, she was christened on 24 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Drinkwater, Alpheus Walton
by Brown, Aycock. Alpheus Walton Drinkwater, U.S. Coast Guard communications officer, was born near Oregon Inlet on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the son of Edward and Josephine Etheridge Drinkwater. He was one [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Etheridge, Robert Bruce
by Stick, David. Etheridge, Robert Bruce by David Stick, 1986 31 July 1878–19 Oct. 1964 Robert Bruce Etheridge, legislator, government official, political leader, educator, and banker, was born at Mother [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey
by Mitchell, Thornton W. Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, physicist and inventor, was born in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada, the son of the Reverend Elisha Joseph and Clementina Trenholme Fessenden. When Fessenden was nine, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Griffith, Andy
by Cusic, Don. Andy Griffith by Don Cusic, Professor of Music, Belmont University, 2010 Reprinted with permission from the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, 2010. Updated by the Government & Heritage [...] (from North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.)
MacNeill, Ben Dixon
by Stick, David. Ben Dixon MacNeill, author and journalist, was born on a farm four miles from Laurinburg, the third child of Scottish parents. His father, Angus Benjamin MacNeill, cultivated a small farm but was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Manteo
by Quinn, David B. Manteo, leading Carolina Algonquian Indian, was a member of the ruling family of the Croatoan subtribe of the coastal Algonquian group. His mother (or adopted mother) appears to have been the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Meekins, Daniel Victor
by Stick, David. Daniel Victor Meekins, newspaper editor and publisher, sheriff, postmaster, and county official, was born at Sunnyside on the northern end of Roanoke Island, the son of Daniel and Rowena Homer [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Midgett, Erasmus S. "Rasmus"
by Roy, Haley. Midgett, Erasmus S. "Rasmus" By Haley Roy, North Carolina State University, 2013 December 23, 1851-1926 Erasmus "Rasmus" S. Midgett was a surfman in the United States Life-Saving Service of [...] (from NCpedia.)
Midgett, John Allen, Jr.
by Wechter, Nell Wise. Midgett, John Allen, Jr. by Nell Wise Wechter, 1991 25 Aug. 1876–9 Feb. 1938 See also: Mirlo Rescue John Allen Midgett, Jr., [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Midgett, Levene Westcott
by Wechter, Nell Wise. Levene Westcott Midgett, chief boatswain's mate, U.S. Coast Guard, was born at Chicamacomico (now Rodanthe) of English ancestry. His father was Joseph Midgett, a member of the old U.S. Life-Saving [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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