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Babcock, Charles Henry
by Green, C. Sylvester. Charles Henry Babcock, investment banker and counselor and philanthropist, was born the son of Charles Henry and Ella Park Babcock in Lafayette, Ind. Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Backhouse, John
by Littleton, Tucker Reed. John Backhouse, legislator, planter, mariner, and salt maker, first appeared in Carteret County records about 1758. That same year, he became a justice of the peace for Carteret County. In four deeds [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bahnson, Agnew Hunter
by Wooten, Hubert K. Agnew Hunter Bahnson, textile manufacturer, was born in Salem, the son of Dr. Henry Theodore and Emma Fries Bahnson. His grandfather, George Frederic Bahnson, moved to Salem in 1849 from Lancaster, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bahnson, Frederic Fries
by Wooten, Hubert K. Frederic Fries Bahnson, engineer and manufacturer, was born in Salem, the son of Dr. Henry Theodore and Emma Fries Bahnson. He was educated at the Salem Boys' School and was graduated from The [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Baily, Dykeman Waldron
by Walser, Richard. Dykeman Waldron Baily, sportsman, businessman, and novelist, was born in Mt. Kisco, N. Y. His father was Elbert Todd Baily, local politician and son of Benjamin Baily, personal attorney to Cornelius [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barringer, Paul
by Keating, Mary Richmond. Paul Barringer, businessman, member of the North Carolina House of Commons and Senate, and brigadier general in the War of 1812, was born at the family homeplace, Poplar Grove, in southeastern [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barton, Stephen, Jr.
by Parramore, Thomas C. Barton, Stephen, Jr. by Thomas C. Parramore, 1979 1806–10 Mar. 1865 Stephen Barton, Jr., manufacturer and brother of Clara Barton, was born at Oxford, Mass., the son of Stephen and Sarah [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle, James Smith
by Battle, Elizabeth D. James Smith Battle, planter, judge, and manufacturer, was born at Cool Spring Plantation, Edgecombe County, the son of Penelope Langley Edwards and Jacob Battle. He entered The University of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle, Joel
by Sims, Anastatia. Joel Battle, planter, merchant, militia colonel, and cotton manufacturer, was one of the three children of William Butler and Charity Horn Battle. He was one of the founders of the Rocky Mount Mills [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle, Kemp Plummer
by Gass, W. Conard. Kemp Plummer Battle, lawyer, railroad president, university president, educator, and historian, was born at Louisburg. He was the fourth child and third son of William Horn Battle, a distinguished [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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