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Culpepper (Culpeper), John
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. John Culpepper (Culpeper), Baptist clergyman and Federalist congressman, son of Samson Culpepper, was born near Wadesboro in Anson County, in the area later made into Montgomery County. Nothing is [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dry, Marcus Baxter
by Perry, Percival. Dry, Marcus Baxter by Percival Perry, 1986 23 Oct. 1871–27 Jan. 1946 Marcus Baxter Dry, teacher and school administrator, whose career spanned over half a century, was born on a farm in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fowler, Charles Lewis
by Dyer, Thomas G. Charles Lewis Fowler, minister and educator, was born on a farm near Monroe, the son of Thomas Lafayette and Alice Riggins Fowler. Educated at Weddington Academy, Union County, at Furman University [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Houston, David Franklin ("Frank")
by Odom, E. Dale. David Franklin ("Frank") Houston, educator, author, U.S. cabinet official, and business executive, was born in Monroe, Union County, the youngest child of William Henry and Cornelia Anne Stevens [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lawler, Joab
by Terry, George David. Joab Lawler, minister, educator, and politician, was born in Union County. Little is known about his parents except that his father was a small farmer who, shortly after the birth of his son, moved [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Marchant, Frederick (Frank)
by Massengill, Stephen E. Frederick (Frank) Marchant, photographer, was born in Pennsylvania, one of three children of William J. and Henrietta (Hattie) S. Makeley Marchant. His father (b. ca. 1835) and his paternal [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McCain, Hugh White
by Copeland, J. Isaac. Hugh White McCain, physician and surgeon, was born in Waxhaw, the fifth son of William Johnson and Mary Jane Walker McCain. He received his early education in the Waxhaw public schools and studied [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Newsome, Albert Ray
by Pegg, Carl Hamilton. Albert Ray Newsome, historian, archivist, and teacher, was born at Marshville, the son of Richard Clyde and Julia Ross Newsome. Studious from boyhood, he was graduated from The University of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Perry, William Joel
by Perry, Percival. William Joel Perry, physician, planter, businessman, and state senator, was born in Union County, near Ames (now Wingate), the fifth of nine children of William Marion and Martha Moore Perry. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Perry, William Marion
by Perry, Percival. William Marion Perry, Confederate veteran, farmer, millwright, merchant, banker, and a founder of Wingate College and the town of Wingate, was born on Niggerhead Creek, in Union County, the third of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Phillips, Sylvanus
by Dougan, Michael B. Phillips, Sylvanus by Michael B. Dougan, 1994 April 1775–31 Oct. 1830 Sylvanus Phillips, pioneer Arkansas settler and land speculator, was born in Jackson township, Union County. No record [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Schloss, Simeon Archibald
by Wilson, Paul F. Schloss, Simeon Archibald by Paul F. Wilson, 1994   See also: Opera Houses. 10 Oct. 1865–22 Dec. 1913 Simeon Archibald Schloss, predominant figure in theatrical management in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sikes, Enoch Walter
by Woodard, John R. Enoch Walter Sikes, college president, was born in Union County, the son of John C. and Jane Austin Sikes. He attended Wake Forest College, where he played football, was an orator and a debater, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stewart, George Marshall
by Perry, Percival. George Marshall Stewart, farmer, merchant, mill owner, banker, real estate developer, and a founder of Wingate College and of the town of Wingate, was born in New Salem Township, Union County, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Travis, Randy
by Franke, Matthew. Country music star Randy Travis was born Randy Bruce Traywick on May 4, 1959, the second of six children born to Harold and Bobbie Rose Traywick. While he grew up in the town of Marshville, NC, he [...] (from NCpedia.)
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