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Blunt (or Blount), Tom
by Johnson, F. Roy. Tom Blunt (or Blount), a head chief and king of the North Carolina Tuscarora Indians, of obscure parentage, lived in the Upper Towns. During his time these numbered seven and formed one of three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Connor, Henry Groves
by Wallace, Carolyn A. Henry Groves Connor, judge, was born in Wilmington, where his parents, David and Mary Catherine Groves Connor, had moved from their native Florida. In 1855, David Connor, a carpenter described as a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cotten, Sallie Swepson Sims Southall
by Copeland, Elizabeth H. Cotten, Sallie Swepson Sims Southall By Elizabeth H. Copeland, 1979 13 June 1846–4 May 1929 Sallie Swepson Sims Southhall Cotten, writer and Woman's Club and civic leader, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Charles Cleaves
by Eagles, Charles W. Charles Cleaves Daniels, editor, lawyer, and government official, was born on Ocracoke Island where his mother had fled after Union troops wrecked the Daniels hometown of Washington. His father, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Josephus
by Watson, Richard L. Josephus Daniels, newspaper editor, secretary of the navy, and ambassador to Mexico, was born in Washington, N.C., the fourth of five children of Josephus and Mary Cleaves Seabrook Daniels. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Douglass, John Jordan
by Green, C. Sylvester. John Jordan Douglass, clergyman and poet, was born in Cumnock, Lee County, the oldest of nine children of William Campbell and Josephine Tysor Douglass. His father was a successful attorney and his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gold, Daisy
by Walser, Richard. Daisy "Mabel" Hendley Gold, journalist and writer, was born in Iredell County, the daughter of Alvis Francis and Celeste Rimmer Norris Hendley. By her father's first marriage, she was a half sister [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gold, Pleasant Daniel
by Cotten, Alice R. Pleasant Daniel Gold, Primitive Baptist leader and publisher, was born in Rutherford County, now Cleveland County, to Milton and Martha Fortune Gold. His grandfather, Daniel Gold, had moved to North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grady, Paul Davis
by Powell, William S. Paul Davis Grady, businessman and legislator, was born in Seven Springs, Wayne County, the son of James Calhoun and Ella Smith Outlaw Grady. He attended Tennessee Military Institute and Wake Forest [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hadley, Thomas Jefferson, IV
by Hubbard, Thomas. Hadley, Thomas Jefferson, IV by Thomas Hubbard, North Carolina State University, 2013 July 9, 1838-August 3, 1917 Thomas Jefferson Hadley IV, captain, banker, and businessman, was born in Wayne [...] (from NCpedia.)
Hill, Theophilus
by Johnston, Hugh Buckner. Theophilus Hill, interstate merchant and planter, was a son of the wealthy Abraham and Judith Hinton[?] Hill of Chowan County. By the end of 1761 he had established himself near Contentnea Creek in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Horn, Alexander Grice
by Johnston, Hugh Buckner. Alexander Grice Horn, "one of the greatest news editors of his day" and secretary of the first Secession Convention at Montgomery, Ala., was a native of Wilson (then Edgecombe) County. His parents, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Howard, George, Jr.
by Howard, Mary Ferebee. George Howard, Jr., lawyer and judge, was born in Tarboro, the son of George and Alice Thurston Clark Howard. His father, a native of Howard County, Md., moved to Halifax in 1824 and founded, edited, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Joyner, Edmund Noah
by Malone, E. T., Jr. Edmund Noah Joyner, Episcopal priest, missionary, soldier, poet, and newspaper editor, was born in the Marlboro community near Farmville in Pitt County, the son of Dr. Noah and Emily Adelaide [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morris, Naomi Elizabeth
by Powell, William S. Naomi Elizabeth Morris, lawyer and judge, the daughter of Edward Eugene and Blanche Beatrix Boyce Morris, was born in Spring Hope but the family moved to Wilson when she was a year old. She was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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