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Barnwell, Lila Ripley
by Brown, Arika. Barnwell, Lila Ripley By Arika Brown, North Carolina State University, 2013 18 April 1863 – 6 March 1961 Lila Ripley [...] (from NCpedia.)
Brown, William Albert Gallatin
by Woodard, John R. William Albert Gallatin Brown, Baptist educator, was born in Blount County, Tenn. His father was Jonathan Brown and his mother Rebecca Bowers Brown. When he was twelve years old, his father moved to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deweese, John Thomas
by Williams, Max R. John Thomas Deweese, Union soldier and North Carolina congressman, was one of the most remarkable men who scrambled to prominence in North Carolina as a result of the Civil War and Reconstruction. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ewart, Hamilton Glover
by Powell, William S. Hamilton Glover Ewart, attorney, congressman, and judge, was born in Columbia, S.C., the son of James Beckett and Mary A. McMahon Ewart. He was valedictorian of his graduating class at the University [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grant, John Gaston
by Green, C. Sylvester. John Gaston Grant, farmer and congressman, was born in Edneyville Township, rural Henderson County, the son of William C. and Elizabeth Grant. He attended local schools for a few months and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hamlin, Courtney Walker
by Evans, Phillip W. Courtney Walker Hamlin, congressman from Missouri, was born in Henderson (now Transylvania) County, probably in present Cathey's Creek Township, the son of Eliakim Smith and Julia Ann Barton Hamlin. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hughes, Nicholas Collin
by London, Lawrence F. Nicholas Collin Hughes, Episcopal clergyman and teacher, was born near Gulph in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pa., the son of John and Hannah Bartholomew Hughes. Descended from early [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Justice, Amos Isaac
by Green, C. Sylvester. Amos Isaac Justice, Baptist clergyman, was born in the Edneyville section of rural Henderson County. No record has been found identifying his parents, although it is known that his family moved to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
King, Carl Howie
by King, William E. King, Carl Howie by William E. King, 1988 25 Jan. 1898–27 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Memminger, Christopher Gustavus
by Bailey, Louise Howe. Christopher Gustavus Memminger, lawyer, statesman, and secretary of the Confederate Treasury, was born in Nayinghen in the Dukedom of Württemberg, Germany, the only child of Christopher Godfrey and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Patton, Sadie Smathers
by Stephens, George Myers. Patton, Sadie Smathers By George Myers Stephens 28 Sept. 1886–2 Jan. 1975 Sadie Smathers Patton, local historian, was born in Henderson County, the daughter of John Wesley and Mary Rickman [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Payton, Boyd Ellsworth
by Brabham, Robin. Boyd Ellsworth Payton, labor organizer and executive, was born in Dobbin, W.Va., the son of James William, a timber contractor, and Mary Sidonna King Payton. As a youth growing up in Garrett County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poole, Charlie Clay
by Rorrer, Clifford Kinney. Charlie Clay Poole, pioneer country music recording artist, banjoist, singer, and entertainer, was born in Randolph County, the son of Philip, whose father was an Irish immigrant, and Betty Johnson [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Redden, Monroe Minor
by Pleasants, Julian M. Monroe Minor Redden, congressman and attorney, was born in Hendersonville, the son of John L. and Julia Trimble Redden. Educated in the public schools of Henderson County, he was graduated from the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rich, Joseph Hampton
by Jones, H. G. Joseph Hampton Rich, editor and promoter, was born in Davie County, the son of Samuel Chase and Betty Carolina McMahan Rich. He was graduated from Wake Forest College in 1898. For a short time he was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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