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Adams, John Hampton
by Williams, Max R. John Hampton Adams, a pioneer in the High Point textile industry, was born on a plantation near Adamsville, Marlboro County, S.C., the son of Jonathan and Mary Jane Newton Adams. Jonathan Adams was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Adams, Spencer Bell
by Steelman, Joseph F. Adams, Spencer Bell by Joseph F. Steelman, 1979 15 Oct. 1860–12 Jan. 1943 Spencer Bell Adams, lawyer, judge, and Republican party leader, was born near Dobson, in Surry County, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Armfield, Wyatt Jackson
by Mcpherson, Holt. Wyatt Jackson Armfield, banker and businessman, was born near High Point on the Armfield family plantation, the son of Richard Beeson Armfield and Annie Chipman Armfield. The family was originally [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Arnett, Alex Mathews
by Hirsch, Jerrold M. Alex Mathews Arnett, historian and teacher, was born near Sylvania, Ga., the fourth son in a family of six children. His father, Hamilton John Arnett, was well known in Sylvania for his work as [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barrino, Fantasia
by Horton, Emily S. Fantasia Barrino 1984- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Chris Daughtry; Bucky Covington; Scotty [...] (from NCpedia.)
Benbow, De Witt Clinton
by Noblin, Stuart. De Witt Clinton Benbow, businessman and philanthropist, was born near Oak Ridge in Guilford County, the youngest of five children of Charles Benbow and Mary Saunders. His earliest ancestor in America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bethea, Neil Graham
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Neil Graham Bethea, Methodist Protestant evangelist and minister, was born in Little River, near Fayetteville, the son of William Cameron and Mary Jane Morris Bethea. At an early age, he moved with [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bethell, William
by Butler, Lindley S. William Bethell, revolutionary soldier and legislator, was born in Virginia and settled in northern Guilford County before the American Revolution. During the war he was a captain in the Guilford [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blackburn, Edmond Spencer
by Steelman, Joseph F. Edmond Spencer Blackburn, lawyer, legislator, congressman, and Republican party leader, was born on a small farm near the upper waters of Meat Camp Creek in Watauga County. He attended a public [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, James Edmund
by Hester, Horace Alexander. Boyd, James Edmund by Horace Alexander Hester, 1979 14 Feb. 1845–21 Aug. 1935 James Edmund Boyd, lawyer and judge, was born in that part of Orange County which is now Alamance County, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brooks, Aubrey Lee
by Robinson, Blackwell P. Aubrey Lee Brooks, lawyer, politician, and author, was born at Bethel Hill near Roxboro, in Person County, of English and Ulster Scot ancestry. His father was Zachary Taylor Brooks, a physician, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brower, John Morehead
by Rodabaugh, K. John Morehead Brower, congressman and state legislator, was born in Greensboro, the son of John W. Brower and his wife. His father was a businessman in Mt. Airy. Brower received his early education [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, Charlotte Hawkins
by Anonymous. Emancipation from slavery in 1865 offered a new and prosperous lifestyle for some African Americans in North Carolina. Some became landowners or politicians; others started their own businesses. Yet [...] (from Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum.)
Byer, Kathryn Stripling
by Alley, Sierra. Byer attended Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, and she also attained her Master of Fine Arts from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she also was poetry instructor. Byer studied [...] (from NCpedia.)
Bynum, William Preston, II
by Bell, John L., Jr. William Preston Bynum, II, jurist, prosecutor, and lawyer, was born in McDowell County but was reared in Stokes County. He was the son of Major Benjamin Franklin Bynum and Charity Henrietta Morris [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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