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Architects
Bacon, Henry, Jr.
by Wrenn, Tony P. Henry Bacon, Jr., architect of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., was born in Watseka, Ill., one of seven children of Henry (1822–91) and Elizabeth (1831–1912) Bacon of Massachusetts. Henry [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bauer, Adolphus Gustavus
by Crabtree, Beth. Adolphus Gustavus Bauer, architect, was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, of German parents from Brunswick and Hanover. He graduated from Bethany College, W.Va., in June 1879 and later studied [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bell, William
by Webb, Mena F. William Bell, architect and builder of the U.S. Arsenal at Fayetteville, was born in Aberdour, Fifeshire, Scotland. The names of his parents and details of his early life are unknown; but he married [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Berry, John
by Engstrom, Mary Claire. John Berry, self-taught builder-architect and Orange County politician, was born near Hillsborough, the son of John Berry, Sr., and Rhoda (Rosanna?) (Whitted?) Berry. According to family tradition, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coor, James
by Carraway, Gertrude. James Coor, naval architect, builder, and revolutionary leader, probably was born in England but apparently moved to North Carolina from the Eastern Shore of Maryland to serve as a naval architect at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cosby, Dabney
by Little-Stokes, Ruth. Dabney Cosby, architect and builder, who flourished in Virginia and North Carolina from the 1820s to his death, was born in Virginia. He resided in Raleigh from about 1840 until his death, and he is [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, Alexander Jackson
by Allcott, J. V. Alexander Jackson Davis, American architect, designed a number of buildings in North Carolina between the 1830s and the Civil War, thus bringing the state into the mainstream of Romantic architecture [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ellington, Douglas D.
by Turberg, Edward F. Douglas D. Ellington, architect, was born in Clayton, the eldest of three sons of Jesse and Sallie Williamson Ellington. His father was from Clayton and his mother from Suffolk, Va. Educated at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ellington, Kenneth Raynor
by Stephens, George Myers. Kenneth Raynor Ellington, partner in architectural firm, was born in Clayton, the son of Jesse and Sallie Williamson Ellington. In 1914 he received the LL.B. degree from The University of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Flannagan, Eric Goodyear
by Flannagan, Clara H. Eric Goodyear Flannagan, architect and engineer, was born in Albemarle County, Va., of Irish, Dutch, and English ancestry. His father was Broadus Flannagan, son of Benjamin Collins and Ann Virginia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fremont (née Fish), Sewall Lawrence
by Grant, Dorothy Fremont. Fremont (née Fish), Sewall Lawrence by Dorothy Fremont Grant, 1986 30 Aug. 1816–1 May 1886 Sewall Lawrence Fremont (née Fish), army officer, chief engineer, and superintendent of the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Garibaldi, Angelo
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Angelo Garibaldi, steamboat captain and shipbuilder, was born in Italy of unknown parentage. He is said to have come to Baltimore as a boy with an uncle. On the death of this relative, young [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hawks, John
by Carraway, Gertrude S. John Hawks, architect, contractor and accountant, and the supervising architect (1767–70) of Tryon Palace at New Bern, was born in Lincolnshire, England. Trained under Stiff Leadbeater of Eton, who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hicks, William Jackson
by Rigsbee, John Leonard. William Jackson Hicks, farmer, machinist, carpenter, industrialist, and architect, was born in Spottsylvania County, Va., the son of Martin (1789–1848[?]) and Nancy Pendleton Hicks (d. 1830), [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holt, Jacob W.
by Bishir, Catherine W. Jacob W. Holt, contractor, architect, and builder, the oldest son of David and Elizabeth ("Betsy") McGehee Holt, was born in Prince Edward County, Va. When he was still quite young his mother died [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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