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Bryan, Joseph Shepard
by Willard, George-Anne. Joseph Shepard Bryan, educator and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, the only son of Robert Kedar Bryan, Jr., and Gertrude Foy Shepard Bryan. He had one sister, Gertrude, who married lawyer Edward M. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Arthur Carlyle
by Powell, William S. Campbell, Arthur Carlyle by William S. Powell, 1979 28 Nov. 1894–27 July 1977 See also: James Archibald Campbell, father; and Leslie Hartwell Campbell, brother. Arthur Carlyle Campbell, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, James
by Mackenzie, James. James Campbell, Presbyterian minister, was born at Campbelltown, Kintyre, Scotland, and emigrated to Pennsylvania in about 1730. He was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of New Castle in 1735 and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, James Archibald
by Pearce, J. Winston. James Archibald Campbell, educator and Baptist minister, was born in Harnett County, between the towns of Angier and Fuquay. He was the only surviving child of Archibald Neill Campbell and Huma [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Leslie Hartwell
by Gass, W. Conard. Leslie Hartwell Campbell, educator, was born at Buies Creek. He was the oldest of the three children, two boys and one girl, of James Archibald Campbell, founder of Campbell College, and Cornelia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colton, Simeon
by Fox, Charlesanna L. Although he was an ordained minister, Colton devoted most of his life not to the ministry but to education. He was principal of the Monson and Amherst academies in Massachusetts before he moved to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Godwin, Hannibal Lafayette
by Powell, William S. Hannibal Lafayette Godwin, congressman, was born on a farm near Dunn, the son of Archibald Bryant and Rebecca Eliza Reeves Godwin. He was educated in local schools, attended Trinity College, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Godwin, Howard Gibson
by Green, C. Sylvester. Godwin, Howard Gibson by C. Sylvester Green, 1986 8 Nov. 1902–25 Feb. 1976 Howard Gibson Godwin, lawyer and jurist, was born near Dunn in rural Harnett County, the son of Leander A. and Ella [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Green, Paul Eliot
by Powell, William S. Paul Eliot Green, dramatist, author, and teacher, was born in Harnett County, the son of William Archibald and Betty Lorine Byrd Green. He grew up on his father's farm engaging in the labors and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Harris, Hunter Lee
by Walser, Richard. Hunter Lee Harris, geologist and poet, was born at Sassafras Fork (Stem) in Granville County, son of Adam Clarke and Martha Hunter Harris and the youngest of six. He had two sisters and three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lee, William Carey
by Johnston, W. Lee. Lee, William Carey by W. Lee Johnston, 1991 12 Mar. 1895–25 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
MacNeill, Janet Smith (Jennie Bahn)
by Smith, Nancy V. Janet Smith MacNeill (Jennie Bahn), subject of North Carolina legend, was born in Scotland, the daughter of John, a lowland Scot, and Margaret Gilchrist Smith. The Smiths migrated to the colonies [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McKay, Neill
by Ross, Sue Fields. Neill McKay, Presbyterian minister, was born at Flint Hill on the Upper Cape Fear River in Cumberland (now Harnett) County. His mother, Flora McNeill (1785–1868), was the great-grand-daughter of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morgan, Mark
by Glover, Erma Williams. Mark Morgan, Confederate soldier, industrial pioneer, banker, legislator, and philanthropist, was born on a farm near Lillington, Harnett County, the youngest son of Reese (or Reece) (1804–47) and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morgan, Perry
by Green, C. Sylvester. Perry Morgan, Baptist youth leader, was born in Meadow Township of Johnston County, the son of William James and Negelena Barefoot Morgan. They had sixteen children (eight daughters and eight [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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