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Amis, Thomas
by Agan, Kelly, Starnes, Sam. Amis, Thomas By Sam Starnes, North Carolina State University, 2013; with contributions by Kelly Agan, NCpedia Staff 1 January 1744- 4 December 1797 Thomas Amis (pronounced “Amy”), merchant and [...] (from .)
Bennehan, Richard
by Sanders, Charles Richard. Richard Bennehan, merchant, planter, builder, and pioneer in the tobacco industry and in education, was born near Warsaw, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Va. The fifth of seven children, he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, John Gray
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. John Gray Blount, merchant and landowner, was born in Bertie County, the son of Jacob Blount and Barbara Gray. An important figure in the business and political life of North Carolina, he was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Thomas
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. Thomas Blount, landowner, merchant, congressman, and revolutionary soldier, was born in Craven County, the fourth son of Jacob Blount and Barbara Gray. His father was a prominent landowner, planter, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bourne, Henry Clay
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr., Long, Mrs. Willie J., Jr. Henry Clay Bourne, soldier, farmer, merchant, and public official, was born near Portroyal, Tenn., the son of Catherine White Wimberley and Milton Bourne. His mother was a native of Robertson County, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, George Dillard
by Carter, Robert Wray, Jr. George Dillard Boyd, legislator, merchant, and plantation and mill owner, was born in Rockingham County. He was a son of Andrew Boyd, by whose will he inherited part interest in a gristmill and farm [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brower, John Morehead
by Rodabaugh, K. John Morehead Brower, congressman and state legislator, was born in Greensboro, the son of John W. Brower and his wife. His father was a businessman in Mt. Airy. Brower received his early education [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burgwyn, John Fanning
by Moore, James Elliott. John Fanning Burgwyn, planter and merchant, was born at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England. He was the oldest child of Cape Fear merchant and planter John Burgwin, who had emigrated from Wales to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, John
by Parramore, Thomas C. John Campbell, legislator, political leader, and merchant, is believed to have been a native of northern Ireland, possibly from the town of Coleraine. He purchased land in Hertford (then Bertie) [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Samuel
by Troxler, Carole Watterson. Campbell, Samuel by Carole Watterson Troxler, 1979 d. ca. 1790 Samuel Campbell, Loyalist militia colonel, was a native of North Carolina and a Wilmington merchant in partnership with Robert [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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