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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.)
Efird, John Solomon Melanchthon
by Cauble, Frank P. John Solomon Melanchthon Efird, textile executive, was born on a farm near Albemarle. A son of Ireneus and Mary Catherine Treece Efird, he was christened John Solomon Melanchthon but later dropped [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gaddy, Charles Winfred
by Gaddy, David Winfred. Charles Winfred Gaddy, textile pioneer, churchman, and civic leader, was born in Anson County, the second son in a family of eight. His father, George Washington Gaddy (1853–1912), was a tenant [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hambley, Egbert Barry Cornwall
by Glass, Brent D. Egbert Barry Cornwall Hambley, mining engineer and industrialist, was born in Penzance, Cornwall, England, the son of James and Ellen Read Hambley. His father was a civil engineer who had explored [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Harrell, William Bernard
by Walser, Richard. William Bernard Harrell, songwriter, physician, and preacher, wrote the seven quatrains of "Ho! for Carolina!" which at one time rivaled William Gaston's "The Old North State" as a North Carolina [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jenkins, James Lineberry
by Dedmond, Francis B. James Lineberry Jenkins, clergyman, educator, and college president, was born in Stanly County, the son of Lewis and Elizabeth Jenkins. He was graduated from Wake Forest College in 1910 and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Macknight, Thomas
by Neville, John D. Thomas Macknight, Loyalist planter and public officeholder, was a native of Scotland. Little is known about him except for the years he spent in North Carolina, where he settled in 1757. A landowner [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Marks, Sallie Belle
by Powell, William S. Marks, Sallie Belle By William S. Powell, 1991 21 May 1891–11 Nov. 1968 Sallie Belle Marks, first woman professor at The University of North Carolina, was born in Albemarle, the daughter of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Martin, Charles Henry
by Powell, William S. Charles Henry Martin, congressman and Baptist clergyman, was born near Youngsville, Franklin County, the son of William K. and Lucy Temperance Jones Martin. He was the great-grandson of Nathaniel [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Palmer, Paul
by Stevenson, George. Paul Palmer, general Baptist clergyman and a founding father of Baptists in the upper South, is traditionally said to have been a native of Maryland, to have been baptized in Delaware, ordained in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pearce, Thomas
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. Thomas Pearce, council member, served on the Council of the North Carolina colony (then called Albemarle) as of 26 Apr. 1672, when he and other Council members signed a letter to the Lords [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peele, Herbert Evans
by Green, C. Sylvester. Herbert Evans Peele, newspaper editor and publisher and radio executive, was born in rural Halifax County at Crowell's Crossroads, the son of the Reverend Robert Evans and Adelaide Whitehouse Peele. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pendleton, Andrew Lewis
by London, George Elliot. Andrew Lewis Pendleton, physician, druggist, and banker, was born at Nixonton, Pasquotank County, the son of Andrew Lewis and Mary Frances Cartwright Pendleton. Pioneer settlers from Virginia in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peyton, Benjamin
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Benjamin Peyton, colonial official and legislator, was born in Gloucester County, Va., the son of Robert Peyton. His grandfather, Robert Peyton, who settled in Virginia prior to 1680, was the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pickler, Kellie
by Horton, Emily S. Kellie Pickler 1986- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Chris Daughtry; Bucky Covington; Scotty McCreery; Anoop [...] (from NCpedia.)
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