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Armfield, Joseph Franklin
by Keever, Homer M. Armfield, Joseph Franklin by Homer M. Keever, 1979 24 Jan. 1862–10 Oct. 1910 Joseph Franklin Armfield, colonel of a regiment of North Carolina troops in the Spanish-American War and later [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brevard, Alexander
by Williams, Max. Alexander Brevard, Revolutionary War officer, planter, and iron entrepreneur, was a native of Iredell County but spent most of his adult life in Lincoln County. The first Brevard ancestor in America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brevard, John, II
by Davidson, Chalmers G. John Brevard, II, colonial official and patriot, was the son of John Brevard, first of the Brevards in the colonies. According to his grandson, Alexander, the first John Brevard "is supposed to have [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brevard, Joseph
by Williams, Max. Joseph Brevard, Revolutionary War soldier, jurist, and congressman, was a native of Iredell County and a long-time resident of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. A younger brother of Alexander Brevard, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell, David Franklin
by Brawley, James S. David Franklin Caldwell, lawyer, legislator, and judge, was born of Scotch-Irish ancestry in the eastern section of Iredell County. He was the son of Andrew Caldwell, an early settler of this region [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell, Joseph Pearson
by Kever, Homer M. Joseph Pearson Caldwell, newspaper editor, was born in Statesville just two weeks before the death of his father, the elder Joseph Pearson Caldwell, former state legislator from Iredell County and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cathey, George Leonidas
by Jones, H. G. George Leonidas Cathey, school teacher and soldier, was born in Danville, Va., the son of William A. and Jennie Lessly Cathey, who took him at an early age to Iredell County, North Carolina, where [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deems, Charles Force
by Keever, Homer M. Charles Force Deems, clergyman, educator, and author, is best known for his connection with the Church of the Strangers in New York City during the late nineteenth century and for his friendship with [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dula, Thomas C. ("Tom Dooley")
by Mitchell, Thornton W. Dula, Thomas C. ("Tom Dooley") by Thornton W. Mitchell, 1986 See also: Ballad of Tom Dooley; Folk Music- Part 1: Introduction 20 June 1844–1 May 1868 Thomas C. ("Tom Dooley") Dula, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foard, John Frederick
by Hood, Davyd Foard. Foard, John Frederick by Davyd Foard Hood, 1986 12 Apr. 1827–11 May 1909 See also: Foard, Osborne Giles (from the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography) John Frederick Foard, physician, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foard, Osborne Giles
by Foard, John Hanby, Jr. Osborne Giles Foard, planter, state legislator, contractor, local official, and religious lay leader, was born in the fork of the Yadkin and South Yadkin rivers in what is now southern Davie County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Furches, David Moffatt
by Crow, Jeffrey J. David Moffatt Furches, lawyer, jurist, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, was born in Davie County, the son of Stephen Lewis Furches, a justice of the peace and farmer, and Polly [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gaither, Basil
by Gaither, Kent. Basil Gaither, Rowan County senator, was born in Anne Arundel County, Md., the son of Edward and Eleanor White Gaither, both Maryland natives. He was directly descended from John Gater, a German [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gaither, Burgess Sidney
by Gatton, T. Harry. Burgess Sidney Gaither, lawyer, solicitor, speaker of the North Carolina Senate, member of the Confederate States Congress, and superintendent of the U.S. Mint at Charlotte, was born on Rocky Creek [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gay, James
by Walser, Richard. James Gay, farmer, soldier, and poet, was born in Ulster, Ireland, of Devon forebears. In lieu of a formal education, he avidly read history and the Scottish poems of Allan Ramsay. At age sixteen he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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