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Abington, Thomas
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. Abington, Thomas by Mattie Erma E. Parker, 1979   See also: John Hecklefield d. November or December 1707 Thomas Abington, attorney and colonial official of North Carolina, took [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, Thomas
by Price, William S., Jr. Thomas Boyd, colonial officer, first appeared in the records of North Carolina in the summer of 1697. He frequently acted as an attorney before the general court in the early eighteenth century, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burges (Burgess), Dempsey
by Johnson, Elmer D. Burges (Burgess), Dempsey by Elmer D. Johnson, 1979 1751–13 Jan. 1800 Dempsey Burges (Burgess), Revolutionary War leader and member of Congress, was born near Shiloh in Pasquotank (later [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crawford (Crafford), William
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. William Crawford (Crafford), council member and leader in Culpeper's Rebellion, came to the North Carolina colony, then called Albemarle, in his mid-twenties. A contemporary document calls him a New [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Elliott, Aaron Marshall
by Sheppard, Juanita Ann. Aaron Marshall Elliott, philologist, was the son of Aaron Elliott and Rhoda Mendenhall Elliott. He was born near Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, and lived there until 1847, when his family moved [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Elliott, Gilbert
by Elliott, Robert G. Gilbert Elliott, Confederate officer and builder of the Confederate ram, Albemarle, lawyer, and law directory publisher, was born in Elizabeth City, the third child of Gilbert Elliott (20 May 1813–20 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gregory, Isaac
by Powell, William S. Gregory, Isaac by William S. Powell, 1986 ca. 1737–April 1800 Isaac Gregory, Revolutionary officer and public official, was born in Pasquotank County, the son of William and Judith Morgan [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Griffin, Charles
by Paschal, Herbert R. Charles Griffin, first known schoolteacher in North Carolina, Brafferton Professor at Virginia's College of William and Mary, and a pioneer in the education of the southern Indian, was born probably [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hawkins (Hawkings), John
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. John Hawkins (Hawkings), Council member, Assembly member, and justice of the General Court and of the Pasquotank Precinct Court, emigrated from England to North Carolina before November 1682. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holden (Holding), Robert
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. Robert Holden (Holding), Council member, secretary, customs collector, receiver general, and escheator, was identified in January 1678/79 as a "Merchant Lately belonging to Virginia and now bound for [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hunt, John
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. John Hunt, Council member and justice, was in the North Carolina colony by 1664. He lived for about a year in the home of George Catchmaid in Perquimans Precinct, but later settled in Pasquotank [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jarvis, Thomas Jordan
by Parker, June Dunn. Jarvis, Thomas Jordan by June Dunn Parker, 1988 18 Jan. 1836–17 June 1915 See also: Thomas Jordan Jarvis, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History Thomas Jordan Jarvis, teacher, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jenings (or Jennings), William
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. William Jenings (or Jennings), Council member, leader in Culpeper's Rebellion, and member of the "Rebel Assembly," is thought to have been the William Jenings to whom Virginia authorities granted 350 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lamb, Gideon
by Watson, Alan D. Gideon Lamb, soldier, was the seventh and last child of Thomas (31 Jan. 1702–ca. 1761) and Sarah Beckwith Lamb (b. 1 July 1701 in Lyme, Mass.). Thomas married Sarah on 5 Nov. 1723 in Spring-field, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lamb, Wilson Gray, Jr.
by Davis, Curtis Carroll. Lamb, Wilson Gray, Jr. by Curtis Carroll Davis, 1991 17 Nov. 1842–22 Feb. 1922 Wilson Gray Lamb, Jr., political leader, merchant, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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