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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.)
Brooks, George Washington
by Golnick, W. Michael, Jr. George Washington Brooks, lawyer and U.S. district court judge, was born in Elizabeth City. His father, William C. Brooks, originally of Gates County, was a prominent merchant and farmer. His mother, [...] (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.)
Burgwin, Hill
by Moore, James Elliott. Nathaniel Hill Burgwin, corporation lawyer, civic leader, and Episcopal layman, was born at the Hermitage, the ancestral home of the Burgwin family in New Hanover County. He was the son of George [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cartwright, Andrew
by Cross, Jerry L. Andrew J. Cartwright, minister and agent of the American Colonization Society, was born in Elizabeth City under circumstances as yet unknown: some contend that he was the son of slave parents and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cobb, Clinton Levering
by Green, C. Sylvester. Clinton Levering Cobb, lawyer, merchant, and congressman, was born in Elizabeth City, the son of Thomas R. and Emily Harrington Cobb. A contemporary described him as having an average education. His [...] (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.)
Davis, Walter Royal
by Graham, Nicholas. Walter Royal Davis Janury 11, 1920 - May 19, 2008 by Nicholas Graham NC Digital Heritage Center, 2011. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. North Carolina [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Ehringhaus, John Christoph Blucher
by Morgan, Thomas S. John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus, legislator, solicitor of the First Judicial District, and governor of North Carolina during the early New Deal, was born in Elizabeth City, the son of Erskine and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ehringhaus, John Christoph Blucher (from Research Branch, NC OA&H)
by Hill, Michael. A fiscal conservative, John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus (1882-1949) balanced the state’s budget during the worst economic crisis since Reconstruction while offering nominal if unenthusiastic support [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Elder, Alfonso
by Reid, G. W. Alfonso Elder, college president, was the son of Lucy Lillian Phinizy and Thomas J. Elder, of Sandersville, Ga., who were also the parents of Blanche and Charles Elder. Alfonso received his early [...] (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.)
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