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Erskine, Emma Payne
by Walser, Richard. Emma Payne Erskine, writer, painter, and civic leader, was born in Racine, Wis., the daughter of Alfred and Olive Child Payne. Her father, a native of England, was a portraitist and taught at the Art [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Frerichs, William Charles Anthony
by Williams, Benjamin F. William Charles Anthony Frerichs, painter of landscapes, portraits, and genre works and professor of art and languages, was born in Ghent, Netherlands, the son of Willem Daniel and Helen Eugenia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Goodrich, Frances Louisa
by Pitman, L. L. Frances Louisa Goodrich, artist, teacher, and craftsman, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of the Reverend William Henry and Mary Prichard Goodrich. She spent her early years and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Jesse Dickens
by Powell, William S. Jesse Dickens Graves, physician and artist, was born in Granville County, the son of Henry Lewis Graves and his wife, Mary Brown Dickens. He was a student at The University of North Carolina in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Greer, Isaac ("Ike") Grafield
by Edinger, Lois V. Isaac ("Ike") Grafield Greer, educator and superintendent of Baptist Children's Homes, was born in the Zionville community a few miles from Boone in Watauga County, the fifth of eight children of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gregory, Thomas Laurence Baker
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Thomas Laurence Baker Gregory, portrait painter, was born in Hertford County. The name of his father is unknown, but his grandfather was very likely one Thomas Gregory who married Priscilla Baker, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grist, Franklin Richard
by Powell, William S. Franklin Richard Grist, artist, art critic, and diplomat, was born at Egypt plantation near New Bern, the son of Richard and Elizabeth Heritage Washington Grist. His father was a merchant of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hinton, Mary Hilliard
by Silver, Charles Hinton. Mary Hilliard Hinton, author, artist, genealogist, and historian, was born at Midway Plantation, Wake County, eight miles east of Raleigh. Her father was Major David Hinton, alumnus of The University [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jennett, Norman Ethre
by Jones, H. G. Norman Ethre Jennett, artist, illustrator, cartoonist, and author, was born in the Grantham community of Wayne County, the son of Elijah Stanton and Clarissa King Jennett. The boy was only a year old [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Koch, Frederick Henry
by Selden, Samuel. Frederick Henry Koch, university professor of dramatic art and promoter of the American folk play, was born in Covington, Ky., in a family of nine boys and one girl. His father, August William Koch, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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