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Allen, William
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. In November 1681, Allen was a member of the council and ex officio justice of the general court. That he held his council seat by vote of the assembly indicates that he was also a member of the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferebee, Dennis Dozier
by Howard, Mary Ferebee. Ferebee, Dennis Dozier by Mary Ferebee Howard, 1986 9 Nov. 1815–27 Apr. 1884 Dennis Dozier Ferebee, Confederate officer and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holden (Holding), Robert
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. Robert Holden (Holding), Council member, secretary, customs collector, receiver general, and escheator, was identified in January 1678/79 as a "Merchant Lately belonging to Virginia and now bound for [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jarvis, Thomas Jordan
by Parker, June Dunn. Jarvis, Thomas Jordan by June Dunn Parker, 1988 18 Jan. 1836–17 June 1915 See also: Thomas Jordan Jarvis, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History Thomas Jordan Jarvis, teacher, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Knapp, Joseph Palmer
by Stick, David. Joseph Palmer Knapp, publisher, financier, philanthropist, and conservationist, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Phoebe Palmer and Joseph Fairchild Knapp, a founder of the Metropolitan Life [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lamb, Gideon
by Watson, Alan D. Gideon Lamb, soldier, was the seventh and last child of Thomas (31 Jan. 1702–ca. 1761) and Sarah Beckwith Lamb (b. 1 July 1701 in Lyme, Mass.). Thomas married Sarah on 5 Nov. 1723 in Spring-field, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Macknight, Thomas
by Neville, John D. Thomas Macknight, Loyalist planter and public officeholder, was a native of Scotland. Little is known about him except for the years he spent in North Carolina, where he settled in 1757. A landowner [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mearns, William Skipwith
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. William Skipwith Mearns, eccentric, was the son of William Mearns, clerk of court for Chowan County (1748–50) and Currituck County (1757–58), and his wife Dorothy Skipwith, the daughter of Sir [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pendleton, Andrew Lewis
by London, George Elliot. Andrew Lewis Pendleton, physician, druggist, and banker, was born at Nixonton, Pasquotank County, the son of Andrew Lewis and Mary Frances Cartwright Pendleton. Pioneer settlers from Virginia in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pilmore, Joseph (or Pillmore, Pilmoor, Pilmoore)
by Carroll, Grady L. E. Pilmore, Joseph (or Pillmore, Pilmoor, Pilmoore) by Grady L. E. Carroll, 1994 31 Oct. 1739–24 July 1825 Joseph (or Pillmore Pilmore, Pilmoor, clergyman, was born in Tadmouth, Yorkshire, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sawyer, Lemuel
by Walser, Richard. Lemuel Sawyer, writer and politician, was born in Camden County, the youngest of nine children of Lemuel and his first wife, Mary Taylor Sawyer. The elder Sawyer, whose family connections were [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shaw, Henry Marchmore
by Cook, Ellen Taylor. Henry Marchmore Shaw, physician, congressman, and Confederate army officer, was born in Newport, R.I. His parents were John Allen and Betty Marchmore Shaw, both of Scotch-Irish descent. The Shaw [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Starke, Lucien Douglas
by Powell, William S. Lucien Douglas Starke, newspaper editor and Confederate officer, was born at Pleasant Level near Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Va., the son of Colonel Bowling and Eliza G. New Starke. His mother was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Swann, William
by Price, William S., Jr. William Swann, legislator, was the eldest son of powerful Albemarle leader Samuel Swann and his first wife, Sarah Drummond, who had been the widow of North Carolina's early Proprietary governor, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Urmston, John
by Stevenson, George. John Urmston, Anglican clergyman and schoolmaster, was born in Lancashire, England, the home of his family for centuries. The names of his parents and the college where he received his liberal [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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