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Alexander, John
by Parramore, Thomas C. John Alexander, Anglican clergyman, was a native of Northern Ireland. He was educated at the grammar school in Shrewsbury, England, and was received about 1760 into the ministry of the Presbyterian [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barton, Stephen, Jr.
by Parramore, Thomas C. Barton, Stephen, Jr. by Thomas C. Parramore, 1979 1806–10 Mar. 1865 Stephen Barton, Jr., manufacturer and brother of Clara Barton, was born at Oxford, Mass., the son of Stephen and Sarah [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blunt (or Blount), Tom
by Johnson, F. Roy. Tom Blunt (or Blount), a head chief and king of the North Carolina Tuscarora Indians, of obscure parentage, lived in the Upper Towns. During his time these numbered seven and formed one of three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Borland, Solon
by Parramore, Thomas C. Borland, Solon by Thomas C. Parramore, 1979 11 Aug. 1811–31 Jan. 1864 Solon Borland, U.S. senator, diplomat, attorney, physician, Confederate general, and journalist, was born in Nansemond [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, Calvin Scott
by Stephenson, E. Frank, Jr. Calvin Scott Brown, educator, editor, minister, and advisor, was born in Salisbury of black and Scotch-Irish ancestry. His father was Henry Brown, a farmer, and his mother was Flora Brown. Brought up [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, William Hill
by Parramore, Thomas C. William Hill Brown, novelist and poet, was born in Boston, Mass., the son of Gawen Brown, a noted clockmaker, and Elizabeth Hill Adams Brown. At the age of twenty-three, Brown published a novel [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bruner, James Dowden
by Taylor, R. Hargus. James Dowden Bruner, educator and college administrator, was born in Leitchfield, Ky., the son of Isaac Willis and Maggie Ellen Rogers Bruner. The recipient of an early classical education, he was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burkitt, Lemuel
by Johnston, Hugh B., Jr. Lemuel Burkitt, Baptist clergyman, member of the Hillsborough convention of 1788, and author of religious and other works, was born in the neighborhood of Yeopim Baptist Church, a few miles east of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, John
by Parramore, Thomas C. John Campbell, legislator, political leader, and merchant, is believed to have been a native of northern Ireland, possibly from the town of Coleraine. He purchased land in Hertford (then Bertie) [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foote, Eli
by Parramore, T. C. Eli Foote, merchant, was born in Colchester, Conn. the son of Daniel and Margaret Parsons Foote. Educated for the practice of law, Foote was the only Tory in a large family of Whigs during the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forey, Martin Rudolph
by Taylor, R. Hargus. Martin Rudolph Forey, clergyman and educator, was born in Troy, N.Y. In 1840 he matriculated in the preparatory department of Madison University (now Colgate) upon recommendation of the Tabernacle [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foster, Charles Henry
by Parramore, T. C. Charles Henry Foster, lawyer, editor, and politician, was the son of Cony and Caroline Brown Foster of Orono, Maine. After graduating from Bowdoin with first honors in 1855, he read law under Israel [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Garrett, Thomas Miles
by Moore, James Elliott. Thomas Miles Garrett, attorney and Confederate officer, was one of three children of Jesse Garrett and his wife, Cynthia Rayner. His father died relatively young and his mother married Wiley Hayes, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Garvey, Patrick
by Parramore, T. C. Patrick Garvey, merchant and physician, first came to public notice in Philadelphia in 1780. In the course of a heated and extended controversy involving charges against Dr. William Shippen, director [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gatling, James Henry
by Stephenson, E. Frank. James Henry Gatling, inventor, farmer, businessman, and wine maker, was born in Maney's Neck Township, Hertford County, the son of Jordan Gatling, an inventor and farmer, and Mary Barnes Gatling. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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