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Balfour, Andrew
by Raper, Horace W. Andrew Balfour, Revolutionary War leader, officer in the North Carolina militia, and one of Randolph County's first representatives, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Andrew and Margaret Robertson [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blair, Hannah Millikan
by Jordan, Paula S. Hannah Millikan Blair, Quaker revolutionary patriot, was the daughter of William Millikan, first register of deeds of Randolph County, and his wife Jane Roan (or White?). She was born in Chester [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Branson, Levi
by Holloman, Charles R. Levi Branson, educator, Methodist minister, writer, editor, and publisher, was born and reared on a farm in Randolph County about five miles south of Asheboro. He was the second of nine children born [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, George W.
by Wooten, Hubert K. George W. Brown, physician, was born at Brower's Mill, Randolph County, the son of W. Duncan and Mary Elizabeth Guthrie Brown. He attended local public schools and was graduated from Shiloh Academy [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clark, John Washington
by Eagles, Charles W., Clark, David. John Washington Clark, textile manufacturer, businessman, and civic leader, was born in Raleigh to Susan Washington Graham and Walter Clark, chief justice of the state supreme court. At age fourteen [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coltrane, Daniel Branson
by Fox, Charlesanna L. Daniel Branson Coltrane, banker, industrialist, religious and educational leader, and Confederate veteran, was born in Randolph County in a two-room log house near Ebenezer Methodist Church and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Craven, Braxton
by Russell, Mattie U. Braxton Craven, educator, Methodist minister, and Mason, was a native of Randolph County. His mother was Ann Craven and his father, according to the Reverend D. V. York, was Braxton York, a cousin of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crowell, John Franklin
by Russell, Mattie U. John Franklin Crowell, educator, economist, and journalist, was president of Trinity College from 1887 to 1894 and directed its move in 1892 from Randolph County to Durham. He was born in York, Pa., [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, Jerome Carson
by Rutherford, Rocky. EVENT. A rodeo has various types of events: roping, barrel racing, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, etc. Each was referred to as an "event" until the PBR and other bucking bull [...] (from NCpedia.)
Deems, Charles Force
by Keever, Homer M. Charles Force Deems, clergyman, educator, and author, is best known for his connection with the Church of the Strangers in New York City during the late nineteenth century and for his friendship with [...] (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.)
Finch, Thomas Jefferson
by Sink, M. Jewell. Thomas Jefferson Finch, pioneer furniture manufacturer, banker, and farmer, was descended from English settlers who came first to Virginia and then to Person County, N.C. Succeeding generations moved [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Flowers, William Washington
by Russell, Mattie U. William Washington Flowers, business executive, was born at York Collegiate Institute near Taylorsville, the third of eight sons and two daughters of Colonel George Washington Flowers and Sarah Jane [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fox, Michael Leonard
by Fox, Charlesanna L. Michael Leonard Fox, physician, teacher, Lutheran minister, legislator, and farmer, was born in Liberty Township, Randolph County, the eldest son of Christian and Charity Moser Fox. After reading [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Jesse Dickens
by Powell, William S. Jesse Dickens Graves, physician and artist, was born in Granville County, the son of Henry Lewis Graves and his wife, Mary Brown Dickens. He was a student at The University of North Carolina in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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