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Militias, Colonial
by Towles, Louis P. Militias, Colonial by Louis P. Towles, 2006 Settlers in North Carolina in the 1660s were required to own musket, powder, and shot in order to claim land grants, and as early as 1667 Governor [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, John
by Shelby, Bradford M. John Moore, Loyalist officer, was born in Tryon (now Lincoln) County. His father was Moses Moore, a native of Carlisle, England, who, after migrating to Virginia in 1745 and marrying a Miss Winston [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, Stephen
by Anderson, Jean Bradley. Colonel John Moore chose a mercantile career and moved to New York, where he amassed a fortune in real estate while following his father's lead in public service. He was a member of His Majesty's [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Outfitting an American Revolutionary Soldier
by Durham, J. Lloyd. Outfitting an American Revolutionary Soldier by J. Lloyd Durham Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 1992. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Person, William
by Skinner, Sue Dossett. William Person, county justice, vestryman, commissioner, sheriff, militia officer, and planter, was the son of John Person (ca. 1660–1738) and his wife Mary (ca. 1670–pre-1721), the daughter of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Royal North Carolina Regiment
by Troxler, Carole Watterson. The Royal North Carolina Regiment was the premier provincial corps of Loyalist North Carolinians during the Revolutionary War. Provincial corps were regiments that served with British forces; their [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Scurlock, Mial
by Detrick, R. H. Mial Scurlock, defender of the Alamo, was born in Chatham County, the second oldest of five children of Joseph and Martha Jones Glosglow Scurlock. The other children—in order of birth—were Joseph, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Smith, Samuel
by Stumpf, Vernon O. In May 1761 Samuel Smith married Mary Webb. Described as a local belle of the same parish as he, she was born in 1740 and died in Granville County, N.C., in 1827. After their wedding they went to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Vail, Edward
by Smith, William S., Jr. Edward Vail, colonial official and member of a large and active family, joined his brother John in 1749 in petitioning the Chowan County Court for permission to operate a mill near Sandy Point. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Vassall, John
by Clifton, James M. John Vassall, colonial entrepreneur and chief promoter of the Clarendon County settlement on the Lower Cape Fear in the 1660s, was born in Stepney, Middlesex County, England, the son of William and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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