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Col. Neill Regan (1802 - 1857)

Col. Neill was a planter; member of Regan Methodist Church; member of NC Legislature 1844-46; also member of House of Commons. He was born, married, died, and buried in Robeson County. From Find a ...

10/7/2010 11/7/2020

Maj. Jesse Walton (1732 - 1790)

Jesse Walton, pioneer soldier and settler, was born in Virginia. By the outbreak of the American Revolution, Walton was living in Surry County, North Carolina, along the Virginia border north of Wins...

3/13/2013 10/8/2020

Judge David Campbell MP (1750 - 1812)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A018570 Judge David Campbell, State of Franklin official and early territorial and state judge, was born in A...

7/18/2011 9/3/2020

David Campbell, Revolutionary War captain, State of Franklin supporter, and early Knox County settler and merchant, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1753. His distinguished career began in 17...

11/26/2009 9/3/2020

Colonel Anthony Bledsoe MP (1733 - 1788)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia & North Carolina with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A011213 Anthony Bledsoe, pioneer, surveyor, and early settler of the Cumberland region, ...

6/22/2007 8/29/2020

William Williams Long (1861 - 1934)

Agriculturalist. Long was born in Warrenton, North Carolina, on July 4, 1861, the son of Nicholas M. Long and Sallie Hawkins. Orphaned as a young boy, Long was reared by his grandfather Samuel A. Wil...

8/4/2020 8/4/2020

Wiley Cicero Hamrick (1860 - 1935)

Industrialist, businessman, politician. W. C. Hamrick was born on June 30, 1860, in Cleveland County, North Carolina, the sixth son of Cameron Street Hamrick and Almira Bridges. Between 1877 and 1882...

7/27/2020 7/27/2020

Col. James McQueen (c.1760 - 1824)

1790 Census - Robeson Co. NC James McQueen, p. 49, col. 2, l. 12, 0 slaves 3 males 16-up, b. bef. 1774 3 males 0-16, b. 1774-1790 8 females 1794, 1796 - represented Robeson Co. in the NC Hous...

5/8/2009 6/28/2020

Walter Murphy (1872 - 1946)

Walter (Pete) Murphy, lawyer and state legislator, was born in Salisbury, the son of Andrew, a local merchant, and Helen Long Murphy. He was the grandson of John Murphy, also a Salisbury merchant, an...

3/21/2009 6/2/2020

William Hardy Murfree (1781–1827) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina born in Hertford County, North Carolina on October 2, 1781. He graduated from the ...

10/26/2012 6/1/2020

George Mumford (c.1773 - 1818)

George Mumford, congressman, legislator, farmer, merchant, and dealer in real estate, was originally from the Fayetteville and Cumberland County area. His father, Robinson (or Robeson) Mumford, owned...

6/1/2020 6/1/2020

James Madison Mullen (1845 - 1931)

James Madison Mullen, jurist and legislator, was born in Pasquotank County, the son of James Whedbee and Susan W. Clary Mullen. His niece Emily, the daughter of Antoinette Mullen and George Gilliam, ...

6/1/2020 6/1/2020

Otis McCoy Mull (1880 - 1962)

"Odes McCoy Mull"

Odus (or Otis Mull, Odes) McCoy, lawyer, legislator, and educational leader, was born on a farm in Township Ten, Cleveland County, the son of Housten (or Houston) E. and Margaret Ann Carpenter Mull. ...

6/1/2020 6/1/2020

John James Mott (1834 - 1919)

John James Mott, "Iron Duke" of the Republican party in North Carolina during the last half of the nineteenth century, physician, and hydroelectrical pioneer, was born in Hillsborough, where his fath...

5/31/2020 5/31/2020

Mark Morgan (1837 - 1916)

Mark Morgan, Confederate soldier, industrial pioneer, banker, legislator, and philanthropist, was born on a farm near Lillington, Harnett County, the youngest son of Reese (or Reece) (1804–47) and Ma...

3/16/2018 5/30/2020

James Turner Morehead, Jr., lawyer, legislator, and Confederate officer, was born in Guilford County, the son of James T. and Mary Lindsay Morehead. After attending the private school of Dr. Alexande...

2/6/2020 5/30/2020

James Turner Morehead (1799 - 1875)

James Turner Morehead, lawyer, legislator, and congressman, was born in Rockingham County, the son of John and Obedience Motley Morehead. He attended the Reverend David Caldwell's school in Guilford ...

2/6/2020 5/30/2020

Bartholomew Figures Moore, attorney, was born in Halifax County, the sixth child of James Moore of Virginia and his second wife, Sally Lewis Lowe of Edgecombe County. His father, the son of James and...

6/20/2008 5/29/2020

James Montraville Moody (1858 - 1903)

James Montraville Moody, lawyer and congressman, was born in Cherokee County. He possibly was the son of Henry L. and Elizabeth Moody, who are listed in the 1860 census of Haywood County as the paren...

5/29/2020 5/29/2020

Daniel A. Montgomery was a physician. He was also was elected to the North Carolina state legislature.

5/26/2012 5/29/2020

William Montgomery, physician, state legislator, and congressman, was born near North Buffalo Creek in northeastern Guilford County three miles from Bethel Church. One of four children of Scotch-Iris...

5/26/2012 5/29/2020

Archibald Monk (c.1788 - 1869)

Archibald Monk, political leader and educator, was born on Monk's Branch of Dunhams Creek, Moore County, the oldest of eleven children of James and Catherine Monk, both natives of Scotland. His fathe...

7/21/2019 5/28/2020

Anderson Mitchell (1800 - 1876)

Anderson Mitchell, lawyer, judge, and legislator, was born at the family farm near Milton, Caswell County, the son of David, Jr., and Ann Anderson Mitchell. He attended Bingham School in Orange Count...

5/28/2020 5/28/2020

William Miller (aft.1783 - 1825)

William Miller, governor, legislator, and diplomatic agent, was born in Warren County, the second son of Thomas Miller, Jr., and his first wife, who appears to have been a daughter of Allen Love of B...

5/27/2020 5/27/2020

James Marion Mewborne (1848 - 1924)

James Marion Mewborne, farmer, Farmers' Alliance leader, state senator, and public servant, was born in Vance Township, Lenoir County, the son of Levi and Susan Parrott Mewborne. He became prominent ...

5/25/2020 5/25/2020

William Parker Mercer (1855 - 1919)

William Parker Mercer, physician and state senator, was born on his father's plantation in the Town Creek section of Edgecombe County. He was the only son of John Routh and Susan M. Vick Mercer, who ...

5/24/2020 5/24/2020

Nereus Pegg Mendenhall (1819 - 1893)

Husband of Oriana Roxanna Wilson who he married at Back Creek Monthly Meeting (Friends) on October 29, 1851 in Randolph Co., NC. Son of Richard & Mary (Pegg) Mendenhall. Reference: Find A Grave Mem...

2/24/2017 5/24/2020

Giles Mebane (1809 - 1899)

Giles Mebane, lawyer, farmer, and legislator, was born in Orange (now Alamance) County, near the present town of Mebane, which was named for his family. He was the son of James Mebane, and the grands...

3/25/2015 5/23/2020

James Mebane (1774 - 1857)

James Mebane, legislator, was probably born at Hawfields, Orange County, one of four sons of Alexander, Jr., and Mary Armstrong Mebane. His father and uncles William, James, John, and Robert were act...

3/25/2015 5/23/2020

Maj. J. Turner Morehead (1840 - 1908)

James Turner Morehead, industrial entrepreneur and Confederate officer, was born in Greensboro, the son of John Motley, governor of North Carolina (1841–45), and Ann Eliza Lindsay Morehead. Educated ...

3/19/2013 5/23/2020

Benjamin Franklin Mebane (1823 - 1884)

Benjamin Franklin Mebane, physician and manufacturer of a widely used patent medicine, was born at Mason Hall in the part of Orange County that became Alamance County in 1849, the son of George Allen...

5/23/2020 5/23/2020

William Belvidere Meares (1787 - 1841)

William Belvidere Meares, lawyer, planter, and politician, was born in Spring Garden, New Hanover County, to Jane Meares, a spinster. His father was Henry Hyrne Watters, a prominent planter who ackno...

5/23/2020 5/23/2020

Paul Barringer Means, lawyer, legislator, and university trustee, was born near Concord, the son of Catherine Jane Barringer and General William C. Means, a progressive farmer in Cabarrus County. His...

5/23/2020 5/23/2020

Duncan Kirkland McRae, lawyer, diplomat, and Confederate officer, was born in Fayetteville, the son of John (1793–1880), a local editor and postmaster, and Margaret S. Kirkland McRae (1797–1820). He ...

5/22/2020 5/22/2020

Griffith J. McRee (1820 - 1872)

Griffith John McRee, author of the Life and Correspondence of James Iredell, an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in New Hanover County, the older son of Dr. James Fergus, of Scot...

7/2/2011 5/22/2020

Frank Ramsay McNinch (1873 - 1950)

Frank Ramsay McNinch, attorney and government official, was born in Charlotte, the son of Franklin A. and Sarah Virginia Ramsay McNinch. At age seventeen, after a period of study at Barriers Military...

5/21/2020 5/21/2020

John Charles McNeill (1874 - 1907)

John Charles McNeill, poet, journalist, and lawyer, was born at Ellerslie, his father's farm near Wagram in Richmond (later Scotland) County. His two grandfathers had emigrated from Argyllshire, Scot...

5/21/2020 5/21/2020

Archibald McNeill (c.1796 - 1849)

Archibald McNeill, congressman and militia colonel, was born in Moore County. He represented Moore in the House of Commons in 1808 and 1809 and in the senate in 1811 and 1815. In 1821 he ran for Cong...

5/21/2020 5/21/2020

Col. Archibald Dalrymple (1761 - 1826)

Archibald Dalrymple of Moore County, served in the North Carolina House of Commons in 1801 and the senate in 1807.

4/17/2009 5/21/2020

Harry McMullan, Sr. (1884 - 1955)

Harry McMullan, Sr., attorney general of North Carolina, was born in Edenton, the son of Dr. James Henry and Carolina Tucker McMullan. He attended Edenton Academy and at age seventeen entered The Uni...

5/20/2020 5/20/2020

Hamilton McMillan (1837 - 1916)

Hamilton McMillan, lawyer and author, described as "a full-blooded Scotchman," was born in Cumberland County near Fayetteville, the only child of William and Ann Patterson McMillan. His earliest scho...

5/20/2020 5/20/2020

Lennox Polk McLendon (1890 - 1968)

Lennox Polk McLendon, attorney, was born in Wadesboro, the son of Dr. Walter Jones and Sarah Josephine Polk McLendon. He was a nephew of Colonel Leonidas Polk, also of Anson County, who was the found...

5/20/2020 5/20/2020

James Robert McLean (1823 - 1870)

James Robert McLean, lawyer and Confederate congressman, was born in Enfield of Scottish descent, the son of Levi H. McLean, an educator who was a native of Guilford County, and his wife, Rebecca Hil...

5/20/2020 5/20/2020

Hector MacLean (1920 - 2012)

Hector MacLean of Lumberton, North Carolina died peacefully at his home on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 2012. He was born on September 15, 1920. During his 92 years, Mr. MacLean proudly and unselfishl...

4/8/2015 5/19/2020

Almand Alexander McKoy (1825 - 1885)

Allmand Alexander McKoy, politician and superior court judge, was born in Clinton, the son of Dr. William and Ann Hall McKoy. He was the grandson of Allmand Hall, a Wilmington printer and newspaperma...

5/19/2020 5/19/2020

William Allen Dills (1842 - 1900)

William Allen Dills, a businessman and politician, founded the town of Dillsboro on a portion of his farm that overlooked the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County, North Carolina. In 1889 he represented ...

5/18/2020 5/18/2020

Gertrude McKee (1885 - 1948)

Gertrude Dills McKee, homemaker, clubwoman, and state legislator, was the first woman to serve in the North Carolina Senate. She was the second of three daughters of William Allen and Alice M. Enloe ...

5/18/2020 5/18/2020

James Iver McKay (1792 - 1853)

5/18/2020 5/18/2020

Ralph Waldo McDonald (1903 - 1977)

Ralph Waldo McDonald, educator, legislator, gubernatorial candidate, and president of Bowling Green State University, was born near Shawneetown in Gallatin County, Ill., the son of G. L. and Lillie S...

5/18/2020 5/18/2020

Thomas David Smith McDowell, planter, legislator, and Confederate congressman, was born on his parent's plantation in Bladen County. His father, Dr. Alexander McDowell, was born in Ballydavy, County ...

5/17/2020 5/17/2020

Dr. Joseph McDowell, of Pleasant Gardens MP (1758 - 1795)

"Pleasant Gardens Joe", "Dr. Joseph McDowell"

Joseph McDowell, Revolutionary War officer, the son of "Hunting" John McDowell, was born at his father's newly acquired Pleasant Gardens home in what is now McDowell County. To distinguish him from h...

10/29/2008 5/17/2020

Col. Joseph McDowell, of Quaker Meadows MP (1756 - 1801)

"Quaker Meadows Joe", "Quaker Meadows McDowell"

Joseph McDowell, Revolutionary War officer and U.S. congressman, was born in Winchester, Va., the son of Joseph McDowell, who settled at Quaker Meadows, west of present-day Morganton in Burke County,...

1/5/2009 5/17/2020

Gen. Charles McDowell MP (1743 - 1815)

Charles McDowell, Revolutionary War officer, was born in Winchester, Va., the son of Joseph McDowell, who settled at Quaker Meadows, west of present-day Morganton in Burke County, N.C., and his wife ...

1/5/2009 5/17/2020

Charles Washington McClammy, Confederate officer, congressman, legislator, and farmer, was born at Scotts Hill, a farming community on the New Hanover–Pender County line, the son of Luke S. and Anna ...

5/14/2020 5/14/2020

Vardry Alexander McBee (1818 - 1904)

Vardry Alexander McBee, lawyer, superior court clerk, and promoter of public improvements, was born in Lincolnton of Scottish ancestry. His father was Vardry McBee (1775–1864), a merchant, clerk of t...

2/3/2011 5/14/2020

Rufus Yancey McAden (1833 - 1889)

Rufus Yancey McAden, legislator and financier, was born in Caswell County, a member of a distinguished North Carolina family of Scottish ancestry. His great-grandfather, the Reverend Hugh McAden, was...

5/13/2020 5/13/2020

Benjamin Franklin May (1737 - 1808)

Benjamin May, Revolutionary War officer, landowner, farmer, and saddler, was born in Scotland. Around 1750 he moved to North Carolina and settled on the south side of Contentnea Creek, two miles west...

5/13/2020 5/13/2020

Robert Martin, Jr. (1784 - 1848)

Robert Martin, Jr., state legislator and planter, was the son of Robert and Martha Drennen Martin of Rockingham County. He was the nephew of Alexander Martin, an early governor of North Carolina and ...

5/12/2020 5/12/2020

Thomas Nicholson Mann (1797 - 1824)

Thomas Nicholson Mann, lawyer, legislator, and U.S. agent to Guatemala-designate, was born in Nash County, the son of Allen Mann, a wealthy planter, and his wife, Elizabeth Nicholson. Named for his m...

5/10/2020 5/10/2020

James Maney III (1769 - 1808)

James Maney III represented the county in the General Assembly for two terms in the late eighteenth century.

1/2/2009 5/9/2020

Thomas Maney (1794 - 1864)

Thomas Maney, legislator and judge, was the son of James and Mary Roberts Maney of Hertford County. His own was the fourth generation of Maneys, originally Huguenot refugees of New York, who had live...

4/17/2011 5/9/2020

Peter Mallett, Jr. (1744 - 1805)

Peter Mallett, Jr., merchant and Revolutionary commissary officer, was born in Connecticut of French Huguenot ancestry. His father, Peter Mallett, Sr., the youngest of five children of David Mallett ...

11/2/2008 5/9/2020

Robert Lee Madison (1867 - 1954)

Robert Lee Madison, educator, legislator, and founder of Cullowhee High School, which became Western Carolina University, was born in Staunton, Va., the son of Robert Lewis and Helen Banister Madis...

5/9/2020 5/9/2020

James Cameron MacRae (1838 - 1909)

James Cameron MacRae, jurist, legislator, and educator, was born in Fayetteville, the son of John, the mayor and postmaster of Fayetteville, and Mary Shackleford MacRae, a native of Marion, S.C. He w...

5/8/2020 5/8/2020

Angus Dhu MacLean (1877 - 1937)

Angus Dhu MacLean, lawyer and legislator, the son of John Allan and Mary Virginia Brown MacLean, was born in Maxton in Robeson County, the heart of the Scottish settlement in North Carolina. He atten...

9/3/2015 5/6/2020

Thomas Hunter (c.1735 - c.1784)

Thomas Hunter, Revolutionary patriot, was the son of Isaac Hunter of Northampton County. He first appears in the North Carolina records in 1761, when he purchased a tract of land in Northampton Count...

8/23/2014 5/5/2020

James Hunter (1740 - 1821)

James Hunter, soldier and legislator, was born six miles above Easton, Pa., in the forks of the Delaware River, the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Hunter. His father was a native of County Antrim, Ir...

5/5/2020 5/5/2020

Robert Lee Humber (1898 - 1970)

Robert Lee Humber, lawyer, legislator, business executive, cultural leader, and founder of the Movement for World Federation, was born in Greenville, the son of Lena Clyde Davis and Robert Lee Humber...

5/5/2020 5/5/2020

\ DAR Ancestor #: A058411] Robert Howe (1732 – December 14, 1786) was a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Early life His great-grandfather was James...

3/20/2010 5/3/2020

Charles Anderson (1826 - 1894)

Described as a Planter , Business ,& Davie Ci Politican. An article in the Davie County Heritage book page 117 article 490 ( Anderson Family ) by Rev William Charles Anderson -States Squire Charles...

5/2/2020 5/2/2020

Ashley Horne (1841 - 1913)

Ashley Horne, businessman and farmer, was born at the family estate near Clayton, one of the nine children of Benajah and Elizabeth Tarboro Horne. His father was of Scottish descent and served the ar...

5/1/2020 5/1/2020

Archibald Maclaine (1728 - 1790)

Archibald Maclaine, attorney and Patriot legislator, was born in Banbridge, Ireland, where his father, the Reverend Archibald Maclaine (b. 1695), was a Presbyterian minister. The Reverend Mr. Maclain...

11/16/2014 4/30/2020

Charles Hooks, U.S. Congress MP (1768 - 1843)

A soldier of the American Revolution. Represented North Carolina (1816-1825) in the Congress of the United States. Moved to Alabama in 1826. A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA wi...

10/18/2008 4/30/2020

Gurney Pope Hood (1884 - 1962)

Gurney Pope Hood, banker, legislator, commissioner of banks, and church and fraternal leader, was born in Grantham Township, Wayne County, the son of Solomon Pope and Betsey Rhodes Hood. His ancestor...

4/30/2020 4/30/2020

George Ezekiel Hood (1875 - 1960)

George Ezekiel Hood, lawyer, legislator, mayor, and congressman, was born in Goldsboro, the son of Edward Bass and Edith Finlayson Bridgers Hood. The Hood family had lived in the area since the eight...

9/6/2008 4/30/2020

Alfred Eugene Holton (1852 - 1928)

Alfred Eugene Holton, lawyer and Republican political leader, was one of eight children of Quinton and Harriet Holland Holton. He was born near Jamestown, Guilford County, into a most unusual family ...

4/30/2020 4/30/2020

Martin Hicks Holt (1855 - 1914)

Martin Hicks Holt, educator, lay leader in the North Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Protestant church, and legislator, was the son of John Foust and Louisa J. Williams Holt and a great-n...

4/30/2020 4/30/2020

John Allen Holt (1852 - 1915)

John Allen Holt, educator, lay leader in the Methodist Protestant church, and state senator, was born near Hillsdale, Guilford County, the son of John Foust and Louisa J. Williams Holt. For forty-one...

4/30/2020 4/30/2020

James Eubert Holshouser, Jr. (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2013) was the 68th Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977. He was the first Republican candidate to be elected as governo...

12/13/2014 4/30/2020

Gabriel Holmes was the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1821 to 1824. He was not affiliated with any party; a Representative from North Carolina; born near Clinton, Sampson Coun...

1/2/2009 4/29/2020

Michael Hoke (1810 - 1844)

Michael Hoke, lawyer, politician, and public figure, was the second of eight children born to John and Barbara Quickle Hoke in Lincoln County. The Hoke ancestors had come from the Alsace district of ...

11/29/2010 4/29/2020

James Hinton, Col. MP (c.1750 - 1794)

James Hinton, planter, legislator, Revolutionary soldier, and county official, was born in Johnston (now Wake) County, the second son of Colonel John and Grizelle Kimbrough Hinton. Little is known of...

4/27/2011 4/28/2020

Charles Lewis Hinton (1793 - 1861)

Charles Lewis Hinton, major of militia, planter, legislator, and state treasurer, was born at The Oaks plantation, Wake County, about ten miles east of Raleigh. His father was David Hinton, the young...

4/28/2020 4/28/2020

Richard Hines (1792 - 1851)

Richard Hines, attorney and congressman, was born in the Old Sparta section of Edgecombe County, the son of Jesse Hines and his wife Celia, daughter of Colonel Jonas Johnston. His grandfather Richard...

4/27/2020 4/27/2020

Louis Hilliard (1837 - 1894)

Louis Hilliard, Confederate officer, legislator, and judge, was the son of William Henry and Sallie Dortch Hilliard of "The Meadows" in Nash County. His grandfather, Robert Carter Hilliard (1771–1828...

4/27/2020 4/27/2020

Robert Carter Hilliard (1771 - 1814)

Robert Carter Hilliard (1771–1828), was the brother of Isaac Hilliard; he attended The University of North Carolina in 1799 and represented Nash County in the House of Commons in 1813–15 and in the Sen...

4/27/2020 4/27/2020

Lewis Beard (1755 - 1820)

Lewis Beard, county and state official, was born in Salisbury of German ancestry. His father, John Lewis Beard, was born in Germany but immigrated to Philadelphia as a young man. John Lewis Beard was...

9/1/2008 4/27/2020

Joseph Alston Hill (1800 - 1835)

Joseph Alston Hill, orator and lawyer, was the younger son of William Henry Hill (1767–1808) and his wife Eliza Ashe, the daughter of General John Ashe (1720–81) and Rebecca Moore Ashe, who was the d...

1/2/2020 4/27/2020

William Henry Hill (1767 - 1808)

William Henry Hill, lawyer, legislator, congressman, and planter, the son of William and Margaret Moore Hill, was born at Brunswick town in Brunswick County. He attended schools in Boston, his father...

3/15/2012 4/27/2020

Frederick Jones Hill (1792 - 1861)

Frederick Jones Hill, physician, planter, and legislator, was born at his father's plantation, Fairfields, in New Hanover County. He was the son of Elizabeth Jones and John Hill, an officer in the Co...

4/27/2020 4/27/2020

Jordan Hill (1765 - 1830)

Jordan Hill served three house terms (1787–88, 1790) and five terms in the senate (1799–1805).

10/29/2009 4/26/2020

Green Hill, Esq. MP (1741 - 1826)

"Rev. Green Hill", "Jr."

1766 - Member of Masonic Lodge in Bute County, NC. Bio of Green Hill, Jr. at NCPedia: Green Hill, Jr., pioneer Methodist minister, Revolutionary patriot, planter, and public servant, was born in ...

12/21/2007 4/26/2020

James Jones Hill (1782 - 1828)

James Jones Hill served in the North Carolina house (1805, 1808–9) and in the senate (1812–13, 1817–18).

1/31/2009 4/26/2020

Charles Applewhite Hill (1784 - 1831)

Charles Applewhite Hill, state senator, schoolmaster, minister, textbook writer, and author of the state's first Literary Fund law for the financing of public schools, was born in Franklin County, No...

4/29/2010 4/26/2020

Louis Debonair Henry (1788 - 1846)

Louis Debonair Henry, state legislator, was a native of New Jersey, the son of Michael D. Henry (A.B., Rutgers, 1783); his mother was the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Batchelor Graham of New Bern...

10/10/2014 4/25/2020

Jacob Henry (c.1775 - 1847)

Jacob Henry, legislator, was the son of Joel and Amelia Henry. His birthplace is not known, but by the time of the 1790 census Jacob, then under age sixteen, and his parents were living in Carteret C...

4/24/2020 4/24/2020

William Mayhew Hendren (1871 - 1939)

William Mayhew Hendren, lawyer, was born in New Bern, the son of the Reverend Linville L. Hendren, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and Mary Elizabeth Mayhew Hendren. Through his maternal line he w...

4/24/2020 4/24/2020

Egbert Haywood MP (1730 - 1801)

Egbert Haywood, Revolutionary patriot, was the son of Colonel John Haywood, a surveyor for Earl Granville and treasurer of the northern counties of the province of North Carolina, and Mary Lovett Hay...

12/14/2008 4/22/2020

John Hay (c.1757 - 1809)

John Hay, lawyer and legislator, was born in Belfast, Ireland. In 1779, while still in Ireland, he purchased 2,800 acres of land in Duplin County, formerly the property of royal governor Arthur Dobbs...

4/21/2020 4/21/2020

Francis Lister Hawks (1798 - 1866)

Francis Lister Hawks, clergyman, educator, and historian, was born in New Bern, the second son of Francis (10 Dec. 1769–20 Dec. 1831) and Julia Airay Stephens Hawks (1 Dec. 1773–3 Apr. 1813). He wa...

2/9/2018 4/21/2020