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Bingham, Robert Worth
by Steelman, Bennett L. Robert Worth Bingham, newspaper publisher and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, was born in Mebane, the fourth child of Robert Bingham, headmaster of Bingham School, and his first wife, Delphine [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, William
by Steelman, Bennett L. William Bingham, author and educator, was born in Hillsborough, the fourth child and eldest son of William James Bingham, headmaster of Hillsborough Academy, and his wife, Eliza Alves Norwood. Named [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, James Edmund
by Hester, Horace Alexander. Boyd, James Edmund by Horace Alexander Hester, 1979 14 Feb. 1845–21 Aug. 1935 James Edmund Boyd, lawyer and judge, was born in that part of Orange County which is now Alamance County, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brady, John Everett
by Moore, James Elliott. Brady, John Everett by James Elliott Moore, 1979 22 July 1860–20 Jan. 1941 John Everett Brady, educator and writer, was born in Alamance County, the son of Rufus Archibald Brady and his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caruthers, Eli Washington
by Gass, W. Conard. Eli Washington Caruthers, Presbyterian minister, educator, and historian, was born in Rowan County, near Salisbury. His parents were James and Elizabeth Lawrence Caruthers. The second of seven [...] (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.)
Cook, Staley Albright
by Green, C. Sylvester. Cook, Staley Albright by C. Sylvester Green, 1979 6 Dec. 1895–8 May 1966 Staley Albright Cook, newspaper editor and civic leader of Burlington, was born in southern rural Alamance County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
DeBow, John
by Stokes, Durward T. John DeBow, Presbyterian minister and chaplain in the American Revolution, was born in either Monmouth or Hunterdon County, N.J. He was a descendant of migrants from Amsterdam, Holland, who changed [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dicks, Zacharias
by Newlin, Algie I. Zacharias Dicks, pioneer, itinerant Quaker minister, and abolitionist, was born in Chester County, Pa., the son of Nathan Dicks, Sr., who had moved to Pennsylvania in 1686, and the grandson of Peter [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Eula Louisa
by Newlin, Algie I. Eula Louisa Dixon, leader in agriculture, local industry, school management, and community development, was born at Snow Camp where she lived most of her life. She was the daughter of Thomas Clay and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Hugh Woody
by Green, C. Sylvester. Hugh Woody Dixon, manufacturer and civic leader, was born at Snow Camp, the son of Joseph and Mary Woody Dixon. His father was of the line of Thomas Dixon, an English Quaker, who came to America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Joseph Moore
by Kenner, Mary Bodman. Joseph Moore Dixon, legislator, congressman, U.S. senator, and governor of Montana, was born at Snow Camp, Alamance County, the son of Hugh Woody and Flora A. Murchison Dixon. His father owned an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Simon
by Gust, Frances Osborne. Dixon, Simon by Frances Osborne Gust, 1986 1728–1781 Simon Dixon, quaker pioneer and miller, was born in Lancaster County, Pa. He was the grandson of William Dixon who moved to Pennsylvania [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fitch, William Edwards
by Gillespie, James D. William Edwards Fitch, physician and author, was born in Burlington, the son of William James Fitch, a farmer, and Mary Elizabeth King Fitch. He was a descendant of Thomas Fitch, who came to America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foust, Julius Isaac
by Bowles, Elisabeth. Julius Isaac Foust, teacher, school superintendent, and college president, was born in Graham, the son of Thomas Carby and Mary Robbins Foust. As a boy he worked on his father's farm and attended [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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