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Boyette, Mike
by Shore, Dee. Dr. Mike Boyette "Solving Modern Problems in Agriculture" by Dee Shore Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2006. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Bridgers, John Luther, Jr.
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. John Luther Bridgers, Jr., attorney, farmer, guardsman, and author, was born in Tarboro at the Grove, the home of his parents, Rebecca Louisa Dicken and Colonel John L. Bridgers. He went to school [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brower, John Morehead
by Rodabaugh, K. John Morehead Brower, congressman and state legislator, was born in Greensboro, the son of John W. Brower and his wife. His father was a businessman in Mt. Airy. Brower received his early education [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, Bedford
by Jones, H. G. Bedford Brown, farmer, legislator, and U.S. senator, was born in what is now Locust Hill Township, Caswell County, the third of eight children of Jethro Brown and Lucy Williamson Brown. He attended [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burges (Burgess), Dempsey
by Johnson, Elmer D. Burges (Burgess), Dempsey by Elmer D. Johnson, 1979 1751–13 Jan. 1800 Dempsey Burges (Burgess), Revolutionary War leader and member of Congress, was born near Shiloh in Pasquotank (later [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Butler, William
by Huhta, James K. William Butler, farmer and insurgent, was probably born in Virginia before 1730 and was likely the son of William and Frances Watson Butler. He was one of at least seven children: brothers Aaron, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cates, Charles Fletcher
by Ingram, Charles M. Charles Fletcher Cates, businessman and agricultural leader, was born near the town of Swepsonville in Alamance County. His ancestors came to America from England and settled in Orange County in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cathcart, William
by Parramore, Thomas C. William Cathcart, physician, was a native of Genoch, Scotland. He was apprenticed in 1726 to a surgeon at Edinburgh, and there is evidence that he also pursued some studies at the University of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colored Farmers' Alliance
by Losse, Helen. The Colored Farmers' Alliance was created when an agricultural depression hit the South around 1870 and farmers began to organize themselves into radical political groups. It paralleled the white [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conner, Andrew Jackson
by Durrill, Wayne K. Andrew Jackson Conner, teacher, county and city school superintendent, newspaper publisher, farmer and businessman, was born at Rich Square, Northampton County, the son of Elijah W. and Barbara [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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