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Adair, James Robert
by Smith, Maud Thomas. James Robert Adair, author, planter, and Indian trader, eldest son of Thomas Adair, was born in County Antrim, Ireland. With his father and three brothers he came to the colonies in 1730, settling [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carlyle, Frank Ertel
by Smith, Maud Thomas. Carlyle, Frank Ertel by Maud Thomas Smith, 1979 7 Apr. 1897–2 Oct. 1960 See also: Janie Carlyle Hargrave, sister Frank Ertel Carlyle, congressman and lawyer, was the second son and third [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carlyle, Irving Edward
by Stroupe, Henry S. Irving Edward Carlyle, lawyer, legislator, and civic leader, was born in Wake Forest, the son of John Bethune and Dora Dunn Carlyle. John Bethune Carlyle, a native of Robeson County and of Scottish [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carlyle, John Bethune
by Fuqua, L. W. John Bethune Carlyle, college professor, was born at St. Pauls, Robeson County. The Carlyles lived in what is now Robeson County long before the county was established. Saunders Carlyle, a Scottish [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cherry, Annie Moore
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Annie Moore Cherry, educator, daughter of William Rodney and Elizabeth Eleanor Moore Cherry, was born in Martin County but spent most of her early life in Hobgood and Scotland Neck, Halifax County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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.)
Crump, Earl Alexander
by Partin, Harriette Crump. Earl Alexander Crump, North Carolina state highway engineer and personnel director, was a native of Lumberton and the son of Solomon and Nannie Nance Crump. Orphaned by the death of both parents [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Drake, James Perry
by Powell, William S. James Perry Drake, military officer and public official, was born in Robeson County, perhaps the son of Albriton or Silas Drake, the only men of this name recorded in the 1800 census of that county. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hargrave, Janie Carlyle
by Smith, Maud Thomas. Janie Carlyle Hargrave, missionary, educator, philanthropist, and humanitarian, was born in Lumberton, the daughter of William Watts and Lillian Ottelia Vampill Carlyle. Her maternal grandfather was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jenkins, James Lineberry
by Dedmond, Francis B. James Lineberry Jenkins, clergyman, educator, and college president, was born in Stanly County, the son of Lewis and Elizabeth Jenkins. He was graduated from Wake Forest College in 1910 and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Johnson, James
by Fant, H. B. James Johnson, Georgia lawyer, congressman, provisional governor, customs collector, and Superior Court judge, was born in Robeson County, N.C., the son of Peter and Nancy McNeill Johnson, whose [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jones, William Henry
by Jones, H. G. William Henry Jones, educator, was born in Caswell County, the son of Thaddeus Cornelius and Rebecca Jane Roberts Jones. He attended rural schools in Caswell and Rockingham counties and was graduated [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Legett, John
by Troxler, Carole Watterson. John Legett, captain in the Royal North Carolina Regiment, was a founder of the settlement of members of that corps, the South Carolina Royalists, and the King's Carolina Rangers at Country Harbour, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lineberry, Gustavus Ernest
by Taylor, R. Hargus. Lineberry, Gustavus Ernest by R. Hargus Taylor, 1991 12 Jan. 1870–25 Dec. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lowry, Henry Berry
by Evans, William Mckee. Lowry, Henry Berry by William Mckee Evans, 1991 ca. 1846–72? See also:  Henry Berry Lowry, By Jefferson Currie, in the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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