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Eliot, John G. ("Ghost")
by Powell, William S. John G. ("Ghost") Eliot, teacher, was the son of George Eliot of Ellerslie on Lower Little River, Cumberland County. The father was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in 1747, educated at the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Farmer, Foy Elisabeth Johnson
by Johnson, Mary Lynch. Foy Elisabeth Johnson Farmer, teacher and missionary, was born in Riverton, Scotland County, which was her father's birthplace. She was the second child and the eldest daughter of Livingston Johnson, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gill, Edwin Maurice
by Powell, William S. Edwin Maurice Gill, lawyer and public official, was born in Laurinburg, the son of Thomas Jeffries and Mamie North Gill. After attending local schools, he entered Trinity College in 1922 but left in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hawley, Joseph Roswell
by Nicolson, John. Joseph Roswell Hawley, attorney, editor, Union general, congressman, and senator, was born in Stewartsville, Richmond (later Scotland) County, the son of Mary McLeod and the Reverend Francis Hawley. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
James, Hinton
by James, Anita Bryant. Hinton James, businessman and congressman, was born in Richmond (now Scotland) County, the son of Alexander Long and Mary Patterson James. He was the great-grandson of Hinton James, the first student [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Johnson, Archibald
by Johnson, Gerald W. Archibald Johnson, editor, was born in what is now Spring Hill Township, Scotland County, the son of Duncan and Catherine Livingston Johnson, both of whom were of Highland Scots ancestry. He was six [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Johnson, Gerald White
by Mitchell, Memory F. Gerald White Johnson, writer and newspaperman, was born in the community of Riverton in Scotland County, the son of Archibald and Flora Caroline McNeill Johnson. He received the A.B. degree from Wake [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Johnson, Wingate Memory
by Jackson, Catherine Johnson. Wingate Memory Johnson, physician, writer, medical educator, and editor, was born in Riverton, a Scotland County community that was settled by his Scottish forebears. His father, Livingston Johnson, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lytch, James
by Bullock, Walter Richard, Jr. James Lytch, inventor, was the son of Archibald and Flora McEachin Lytch. His mother was the daughter of John McEachin (b. 1740) and his wife Mary Currie (b. 1750). John McEachin emigrated from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McFarland (or McFarlane, McFarlan), Duncan
by Mcfarland, Daniel M. Duncan McFarland (or McFarlane, McFarlan), promoter, contractor, merchant, and politician, was born sometime before the American Revolution in the Laurel Hill community of Anson (later Richmond and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McLean, David Alexander
by McIntyre, Pattie B. McLean, David Alexander by Pattie B. Mcintyre, 1991 13 May 1918–16 July 1980 David [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McMillan, Alexander
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Alexander McMillan, lawyer and legislator, was born in Richmond (now Scotland) County. Because there are no known records of his birth and there were numerous families with the same given and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McNeill, John Charles
by Walser, Richard. John Charles McNeill, poet, journalist, and lawyer, was born at Ellerslie, his father's farm near Wagram in Richmond (later Scotland) County. His two grandfathers had emigrated from Argyllshire, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morgan, Mark
by Glover, Erma Williams. Mark Morgan, Confederate soldier, industrial pioneer, banker, legislator, and philanthropist, was born on a farm near Lillington, Harnett County, the youngest son of Reese (or Reece) (1804–47) and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Norton, John William Roy
by Green, C. Sylvester. Norton, John William Roy by C. Sylvester Green, 1991 11 July 1898–18 Mar. 1974 John William Roy Norton, public health administrator, was born in rural [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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