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Brevard, Alexander
by Williams, Max. Alexander Brevard, Revolutionary War officer, planter, and iron entrepreneur, was a native of Iredell County but spent most of his adult life in Lincoln County. The first Brevard ancestor in America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bryant, Henry Edward Cowan ("Red Buck")
by Farnham, Thomas J. Henry Edward Cowan ("Red Buck") Bryant, journalist and political commentator, was born in lower Providence Township, Mecklenburg County, of English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. His father was Henry [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bynum, William Preston
by Bell, John L., Jr. William Preston Bynum, jurist, prosecutor, and lawyer, was born on the plantation of his father, Hampton Bynum, on Town Fork one mile south of Germanton, in Stokes County. Bynum's grandfather was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chronicle, William
by Holloman, Charles R. William Chronicle, a Lincoln County citizen-soldier of the Revolution, one of the heroes slain in the Battle of Kings Mountain, was the only son of William Chronicle, Sr. (ca. 1722–86), of Lincoln [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clark, Thorne McKenzie
by Eagles, Charles W., Clark, David. Thorne McKenzie Clark, textile executive, banker, and community leader, was born in Raleigh to Chief Justice Walter Clark of the state supreme court and Susan Washington Graham. Clark was graduated [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coon, Charles Lee
by Willard, George-Anne. Charles Lee Coon, educator and reformer, was born on a farm four miles west of Lincolnton, the first of nine children of Frances E. Hovis Coon (1842–1907) and David A. Coon (1834–1921). He was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dickson, Joseph
by Green, C. Sylvester. Joseph Dickson, congressman, planter, and military leader, was born in Chester County, Pa., a few miles north of Wilmington, Del. About 1755 he moved with his family to Rowan County, N.C., near [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Eddleman (Adleman, Ettleman), Peter
by Batson, Whaley W. Peter Eddleman (Adleman, Ettleman), cabinetmaker, was born probably in Rowan County of German parentage. His father, Bastian Eddleman, moved to Bucks County, Pa., from Germany in 1750; with his wife, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forney, Daniel Munroe
by Smith, Louise C. Forney, Daniel Munroe by Louise C. Smith, 1986 May 1784–15 Oct. 1847 Daniel Munroe Forney, planter, public official, congressman, and army officer, was born [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forney, John Horace
by Branch, Paul. John Horace Forney, soldier, Confederate officer, civil engineer, and planter, was born in Lincoln County. His father was Jacob Forney and his grandfather was Peter Forney, who served in the partisan [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forney, Peter
by Frech, Laura Page. Peter Forney, planter, Revolutionary War officer, iron manufacturer, legislator, and congressman, was born in Anson (now Lincoln) County. His father, Jacob Forney, was a French Huguenot from Alsace [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forney, William Henry
by Branch, Paul. William Henry Forney, lawyer, congressman, and Confederate soldier, was born in Lincolnton, the son of Jacob and Sabina Swope Hoke Forney and the grandson of General Peter and Nancy Abernathy Forney. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fulenwider, John
by White, Emmett R. John Fulenwider, iron manufacturer, was born in Switzerland and as a young boy came to America with his father and family, who settled in Rowan County. During the American Revolution, he was a Whig [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Garrison, Sidney Clarence
by Copeland, J. Isaac. Garrison, Sidney Clarence by J. Isaac Copeland, 1986 17 Oct. 1887–18 Jan. 1945 Sidney Clarence Garrison, psychologist, graduate dean, and college president, was born in Lincolnton, the son [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graham, James
by Mcfarland, Daniel M. James Graham, congressman, lawyer, and planter, was born in Lincoln County, the fourth child and second son of Joseph (1759–1836) and Isabella Davidson Graham. His paternal grandfather, for whom he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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