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Cartographers and surveyors
Brazier, Robert H. B.
by Stevenson, George. Robert H. B. Brazier, cartographer and civil engineer, was born of unknown parentage in Great Britain, where he received his professional training under John Rennie (1761–1821), the Scottish civil [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, John Evans
by Johnston, Frontis W. John Evans Brown, land developer, was born in Lewiston, Pa., the son of William John Brown (1803–84). He attended school in Wilmington, Del., and afterward studied medicine and law until ill health [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Farquhard
by Fields, William C. Farquhard Campbell, legislator and soldier, was born in Scotland. Facts concerning his parentage, place of origin, and the exact date of his emigration to North Carolina are not known and are further [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cannon, Newton
by Folmsbee, Stanley. Newton Cannon, military officer, congressman, and governor of Tennessee, was born in Guilford County, the son of Minos and Letitia Thompson Cannon. His father was a revolutionary soldier, and his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carter, John
by Herndon, G. Melvin. John Carter, frontiersman, merchant, surveyor, land speculator, colonel of the militia, and legislator, was born in Cumberland County, Va. There is no known evidence that he was a relative of the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Christmas, William
by Kerr, M. H. D. William Christmas, surveyor, cartographer, legislator, and militia and civil officer during and after the Revolution, was a son of John and Mary Graves Christmas. Despite a statement in his obituary [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Churton, William
by Engstrom, Mary Claire. William Churton, pioneer surveyor and cartographer for the Granville District, colonial official of Childsburgh (Hillsborough) and Orange County, and member for Orange in the colonial legislature, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cooke, William Dewey
by Stevenson, George. William Dewey Cooke, educator of the deaf, editor, publisher, and cartographer, was born in Williston, Vt., to Milo and Harriet Bulkley Cooke. He was educated in Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cotton, James
by Mcbride, Robert M. James Cotton, colonial officeholder and Loyalist, was born in Hamlet Parish, Ipswich, Mass., son of Leonard and Mary Frieze Cotton. He was the grandson of the Reverend Thomas and Bridget Hoar Cotton [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dickins, Samuel
by Holeman, Sarah E. Dickins, Samuel by Sarah E. Holeman, 1986 ca. 1775–22 July 1840 Samuel Dickins, surveyor and congressman, was born in Person County near Roxboro, the son of Robert and Mary Dickins. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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