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Dargan, Edmund Spann (or Strother)
by Holeman, Sarah E. Edmund Spann (or Strother) Dargan, jurist, was born in Montgomery County, near Wadesboro. His father was a Baptist minister of Irish descent. His mother, a Miss Lilly before her marriage, was the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deberry, Edmund
by Mcfarland, Daniel M. Edmund Deberry, planter, businessman, and congressman, was born near Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County. The birthdate is disputed although his tombstone indicates 1781. He was descended from French [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dockery, Thomas Pleasant
by Branch, Paul. Thomas Pleasant Dockery, planter, civil engineer, and Confederate officer, was born probably in Montgomery County, the son of Colonel John Dockery and Ann Mask, presumably the daughter of Pleasant M. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Efird, Ireneus Polycarp
by Cauble, Frank P. Ireneus Polycarp Efird, farmer, schoolmaster, and textile manufacturer, was born in Montgomery County. A descendant of pioneer Jacob Efird who came to North Carolina from Pennsylvania abut 1783, he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Faduma, Orishatukeh
by Deveneaux, Gustav H. K. Orishatukeh Faduma, teacher and minister, was born in Guyana, South America (formerly British Guiana), to John and Omolofi Faduma, freed African slaves from Yorubaland (now in southwestern Nigeria, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Page, Robert Newton
by Magruder, Nathaniel F. Robert Newton Page, businessman and congressman, was born in Wake County at what was then commonly known as Page's, or Page's Station, but which is today the city of Cary. His father, Allison Francis [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poole, David Scott
by Cotten, Alice R. David Scott Poole, newspaperman, legislator, and teacher, was born in Montgomery County, the oldest of eight children of William R. and Mary Eliza Ray Poole. He was educated at Jackson Springs [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ross, Reuben
by Flannagan, Clara Hamlett Robertson, Ross, Danforth. Reuben Ross, pioneer Baptist minister in the Cumberland settlements in Tennessee and Kentucky, was born in Martin County a few miles east of Williamston, the ninth of ten children of William and Mary [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stanback, Thomas Melville
by Powell, William S. Thomas Melville Stanback, pharmacist, was born in Byhalia, Miss., the son of Charles and Della Ingram Stanback. His parents had moved from Richmond County, N.C., a few years before his birth and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Worth, John Milton
by Gass, W. Conard. John Milton Worth, physician, businessman, and politician, was born near Center (Friends) Meetinghouse, Guilford County, the son of David and Abigail Gardner Worth. He was a descendant of John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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