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Cole, Willard Glover
by Lanier, Jerry. Willard Glover Cole, newspaper editor, was born in Wilkes County, the son of Maria Dumgarner and Thomas H. Cole. He graduated from high school in North Wilkesboro and began his journalistic career at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Council, John Pickett
by Gregg, Jane C. John Pickett Council, manufacturer and sportsman, was the son of Catherine Sykes and Kinchen Kitchen Council of Bladen County. He was the descendant of English settlers in Isle of Wight, Va., who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, Justina
by Nash, Jaquelin Drane. Justina Davis, second wife of Governor Arthur Dobbs and later wife of Abner Nash, who became governor of North Carolina after her death, was born probably in Brunswick. She is thought to have been [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Frinks, Golden
by Spicer, Shirl. With fists raised, members of the audience paid homage to “The Great Agitator” on July 24, 2004, as North Carolina laid to rest one of its greatest unsung heroes of the Civil Rights movement—Golden [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Gault, Francis Beers
by Gault, Charles B. Francis Beers Gault, lumberman, was born in St. Peter, Minn., the oldest child of Zuriel Samuel and Mary Lincoln Lampman Gault. He was a descendant of the Woolseys of Long Island, thought to be the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jacobs, Priscilla Freeman (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Lerch, Patricia B., Jacobs, Priscilla Freeman. Priscilla Freeman Jacobs Related Entries: American Indian Education Longtime Chief of the Waccamaw-Siouan by Dr. Patricia B. Lerch, in collaboration with Priscilla Freeman Jacobs Reprinted [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Jones, Andrew Jackson
by Titchener, William D. Andrew Jackson Jones, legislator, financier, and railroad president, was probably the son of William Jones of Bladen County. In the 1850 census he was recorded as a twenty-four-year-old farmer in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Maxwell, Allen Jay
by Lawson, Dennis R. Allen Jay Maxwell, editor, politician, and state official, was born in Duplin County, the son of Hugh Gillespie and Nancy S. Maready Maxwell. He was a descendant of James Maxwell, Revolutionary War [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McCoy, Millie-Christine
by Macfie, John. McCoy, Millie-Christine By John Macfie, 1991 11 July 1851–8–9 Oct. 1912 See also: Millie-Christine McKoy, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History Millie-Christine McCoy, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McKoy, Millie-Christine
by Umfleet, LeRae. Millie-Christine McKoy by LeRae Umfleet Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History http://www.ncmarkers.com See also: Millie-Christine McCoy, Dictionary of North Carolina [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Moore, Aaron McDuffie
by Weare, Walter B. Aaron McDuffie Moore, black physician, businessman, and humanitarian, was born in Columbus County. His parents belonged to the third generation of Negro-Indian-Caucasian families who had owned land [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, Clifton Leonard
by Trawick, Gary E. Moore, Clifton Leonard by Gary E. Trawick, 1991 28 Sept. 1900–12 July 1966 Clifton Leonard Moore, judge, was born in Pender County, the second of six children of William David and Ida Murray [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Reilly, James
by Steinhauer, Dale R. Reilly, James by Dale R. Steinhauer, 1994 17 Apr. 1823–5 Nov. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spaulding, Asa Timothy
by Powell, William S. Asa Timothy Spaulding, insurance company executive, was born in Columbus County, the son of Armstead and Annie Belle Lowery Spaulding. He attended the National Training School of Howard University, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spaulding, Charles Clinton
by Weare, Walter B. Charles Clinton Spaulding, black businessman and community leader, was born in Columbus County to parents descended from a long-standing community of free Negro landholders in the area. A family oral [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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