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Battle, Samuel Westray
by Lewis, Margaret B. Battle, Samuel Westray by Margaret B. Lewis, 1979 4 Aug. 1854–29 Apr. 1927 Samuel Westray Battle, surgeon in the U.S. Navy, was born in Nash County and died in Raleigh. His father was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beckwith, John
by Carraway, Gertrude S., Brawley, James S. John Beckwith, physician and surgeon, was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the son of Elizabeth Dart and John Beckwith, a Revolutionary War veteran of New York. The younger Beckwith was admitted to the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bell, Lemuel Nelson
by Baker, James Thomas. Lemuel Nelson Bell, doctor and Presbyterian layman, the youngest child of James H. and Ruth McCue Bell, both of Scotch-Irish descent, was born in the house of the superintendent of the Longdale [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blalock, Nelson Gales
by Green, C. Sylvester. Nelson Gales Blalock, physician, was born in rural Mitchell County. It is reported that his preparatory and subsequent college education were pursued in his home county, although the specific [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Frederick
by Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. Frederick Blount, physician, the oldest son of James and Ann Hall Blount, was born at Mulberry Hill Plantation, Edenton. He is not to be confused with his uncle, Frederick Blount. His maternal [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bonn, Johann Jacob
by Mosley, Laura M. Johann Jacob Bonn, physician, justice of the peace, sheriff, and clerk of court, was born in Skippack, Pa., to Mennonite parents. When Jacob was thirteen they each joined the Moravian church and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brehon, James Gloster
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. James Gloster Brehon, Revolutionary War surgeon, was born in Ireland and there received a liberal education. On arriving in America, he first settled in Maryland. In the records of Maryland's [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brickell, John
by Parramore, Thomas C. John Brickell, early eighteenth-century naturalist and physician, was a native of Ireland. Virtually nothing is known of him before his appearance in North Carolina in 1729. His Natural History of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brinkley, John Romulus (Afterward Changed to Richard)
by Powell, William S. John Romulus (Afterward Changed to Richard) Brinkley, medical maverick, was born in the community of Beta near Sylva, Jackson County, apparently the illegitimate son of Dr. John Richard Brinkley and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brodnax, Edward Travis
by Butler, Lindley S. Edward Travis Brodnax, physician and state legislator, was born in Brunswick County, Va., the son of William Edward Brodnax, a leading planter and horseman of Brunswick County, and Sally Jones [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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