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Alexander, Annie Lowrie
by Dudley, Harold J. Annie Lowrie Alexander, physician, teacher, and philanthropist, was born near the town of Cornelius in Mecklenburg County of Scotch-Irish ancestry. Her father was Dr. John Brevard Alexander [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Hezekiah
by Preyer, Norris W. Hezekiah Alexander, Revolutionary statesman, was born in Cecil County, Md., of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His grandfather, Joseph Alexander, a tanner, is thought to be one of seven brothers who migrated [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, John Brevard
by Murphy, Eva. John Brevard Alexander, physician, historian, and churchman, was born in Lemley's Township, Mecklenburg County. Of Scotch-Irish ancestry, he was the son of Robert Davidson Alexander, grandson of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Joseph
by Stokes, Durward T. Joseph Alexander, clergyman and educator, born in Cecil County, Md., was the son of Theophilus and Catherine Alexander and grandson of James and Margaret McKnitt Alexander. His mother's maiden name [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Julia McGehee
by Dudley, Harold J. Julia McGehee Alexander, attorney, author, legislator, and historian, was born of Scotch-Irish ancestry at Enderly, her father's plantation, three miles north of Charlotte in Mecklenburg County. Her [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Nathaniel
by Wager, Paul W. Nathaniel Alexander, physician, congressman, and governor, was born in Mecklenburg County, the oldest child of the six children of Moses and Sarah Alexander. Moses Alexander was an influential [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Sydenham Benoni
by Noblin, Stuart. Alexander, Sydenham Benoni by Stuart Noblin, 1979 8 Dec. 1840–14 June 1921 Sydenham Benoni Alexander, agriculturist and legislator, was born at Rosedale, a Mecklenburg County farm ten miles [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, William Julius
by Kirkman, Roger N. William Julius Alexander, speaker of the North Carolina House of Commons, solicitor, and superintendent of the Charlotte branch of the U.S. Mint, was born in Salisbury, the son of William Alexander. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barringer, Rufus Clay
by Krieger, Marvin. Rufus Clay Barringer, Confederate Army officer and legislator, was a descendant of French Huguenots who left France during the early seventeenth century for England and Germany. Barringer's [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Belk, William Henry
by Wyche, Paul B., Jr. William Henry Belk, merchant, was born in Lancaster County, S.C., of English and Scottish ancestry. His father was Abel Nelson Washington Belk, a farmer, who was drowned by Sherman's raiders in 1865 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bell, Jesse Spencer
by Moye, William T. Jesse Spencer Bell, federal judge and state legislator, was a native of Charlotte, the son of James Ardrey and Jessie Mabel Spencer Bell. Having attended Charlotte public schools, he entered Duke [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bernheim, Gotthardt Dellman
by Delp, Robert W. Gotthardt Dellman Bernheim, Lutheran pastor, educator, and author, was born in Iserlohn, Westphalia, East Prussia. His father was John Herman Bernheim, a Jewish convert to Christianity who, following [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, Lemuel
by Keever, Homer M. Lemuel Bingham, newspaper editor, was a native of Pittsfield, Mass. A printer by trade, he was brought to Salisbury in 1820 by Charles F. Fisher to found the Western Carolinian, first successful [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, Peter Marshall
by Campbell, Steven Edward. Peter Marshall Brown, banker, mayor of Charlotte, and trustee of Davidson College, was born in Charlotte, the son of Colonel John L. Brown and Nannie Kerr Brown. Brown grew up amidst wealth, in a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bryant, Henry Edward Cowan ("Red Buck")
by Farnham, Thomas J. Henry Edward Cowan ("Red Buck") Bryant, journalist and political commentator, was born in lower Providence Township, Mecklenburg County, of English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. His father was Henry [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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