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Cheslie Kryst (1991 - 2022)

Cheslie Corrinne Kryst (April 28, 1991 – January 30, 2022) was an American television presenter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 2019. As Miss USA, she represented the ...

1/30/2022 1/30/2022

William Wright Barnes (1883 - 1960)

William Wright (W. W.) Barnes, preacher, seminary professor, and Baptist Church historian, was born on February 28, 1883, in Elm City, North Carolina, the youngest son of six children of Wright and Net...

12/27/2021 12/27/2021

Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985), nicknamed "CP3", is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Playing the point guard position, he ...

7/1/2021 7/1/2021

Will D. Campbell MP (1924 - 2013)

Davis Campbell (July 18, 1924 – June 3, 2013) was a Baptist minister, activist, author, and lecturer. Throughout his life, he was a notable white supporter of civil rights in the Southern United States...

10/1/2016 9/3/2020

Luther Lane Enzor (1926 - 2012)

Find a Grave:Luther L. Enzor October 23, 1926 - July 20, 2012 Floyds TownshipLuther L. Enzor, age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, July 20, at his home in the Floyds Community of Horry Cou...

8/25/2020 8/25/2020

. CHARLES BENNETT WILLIAMSON 1940-2008Dr. Charles Bennett Williamson, 68, of Pensacola, has unexpectedly passed away. Ben was born on a tobacco farm in Clarkton, North Carolina. He was a true academici...

8/25/2020 8/25/2020

Temple Murchison, college teacher, economic adviser, and author, was born in Hickory, the son of Claudius Murat and Alice Penelope Temple Murchison. Preparatory education in the Hickory public schools ...

6/1/2020 6/1/2020

Otis McCoy Mull (1880 - 1962)

"Odes McCoy Mull"

(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. In 1795...

6/1/2020 6/1/2020

Ernest Victor Lehto, II (1935 - 2019)

From his memorial: Ernest Lehto, Jr. was born February 16, 1935 in Horry County, SC, to the late Ernest Victor Lehto, Sr. and Hannah Beck Lehto. He spent his early childhood in Mullins, SC, and moved t...

5/7/2019 5/30/2020

Nancy Rebecca Lehto (1938 - 2006)

From Findagrave: Rebecca Long Lehto BIRTH 25 Sep 1938 DEATH 2 Aug 2006 (aged 67) BURIAL Cremated MEMORIAL ID 198746923 · View SourceNancy Long Lehto, wife of Ernest V. Lehto {married November 25, 1951}...

8/18/2019 5/30/2020

Robert Lee Moore (1870 - 1949)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 27 2018, 16:10:21 UTC Lee Moore, teacher, administrator, and Christian layman, was born in Globe Valley, Caldwell County, the son of Jesse Daniel and Mar...

6/27/2018 5/30/2020

Hight C Moore (1871 - 1957)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 27 2018, 14:59:15 UTC C Moore, clergyman, writer, and editorial executive, was born at Globe, Caldwell County, the son of Patterson and Nancy Ann Moore (...

6/27/2018 5/29/2020

Luther Rice Mills (1840 - 1920)

Rice Mills, educator, was the youngest of five children of the Reverend John Garland and Martha Williams Haymes Mills of Halifax County, Va. Ordained to the ministry in 1825, the elder Mills served as ...

5/27/2020 5/27/2020

John Haymes Mills (1831 - 1898)

Haymes Mills, educator and founder of orphanages, was born in Halifax County, Va., the son of John Garland and Martha Williams Haymes Mills. The Mills family descended from Sir John Mills of England. J...

5/27/2020 5/27/2020

Edwin Lee Middleton (1866 - 1928)

Lee Middleton, educator and Sunday school administrator, was born near Warsaw in rural Duplin County, the son of David John and Lucy Jane Nicholson Middleton. The family was English, and the first of t...

5/25/2020 5/25/2020

Isaac Melson Meekins (1875 - 1946)

Melson Meekins, mayor, postmaster, general counsel for Alien Property Custodian, general counsel and manager of Enemy Insurance Companies, and U.S. district court judge, was born at Gum Neck, near Colu...

5/23/2020 5/23/2020

John Charles McNeill (1874 - 1907)

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, Scotland. D...

5/21/2020 5/21/2020

Robert L. McMillan, Jr. was a respected member of the Raleigh community his entire life and of the Wake County Bar for over 62 years. A graduate of Broughton High School and Wake Forest College, McMill...

3/18/2017 5/20/2020

John Archibald McMillan (1879 - 1949)

Archibald McMillan, Baptist minister and editor, was born in Marlboro County, S.C., the son of Archibald Alexander and Mary Amanda Johnson McMillan, both of Scottish ancestry. Within a few weeks after ...

5/20/2020 5/20/2020

Archibald McDowell (1818 - 1881)

McDowell, educator and clergyman, was born in Kershaw District, S.C., the ninth of twelve children of the Reverend Archibald and Mary Drakeford McDowell. His parents are believed to have emigrated from...

5/17/2020 5/17/2020

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 a...

10/16/2018 5/13/2020

John Santford Martin (1886 - 1957)

"Santford Martin"

Sanford Martin, newspaper editor, better known under the pen name Santford Martin, was one of nine children of Asbury Jackson and Victoria Brown Martin. His father was a teacher and later superintenden...

4/2/2012 5/12/2020

Charles Henry Martin (1848 - 1931)

Henry Martin, congressman and Baptist clergyman, was born near Youngsville, Franklin County, the son of William K. and Lucy Temperance Jones Martin. He was the great-grandson of Nathaniel Macon. After ...

4/20/2009 5/11/2020

Willie Person Mangum MP (1827 - 1881)

"William"

Person Mangum, Jr., diplomat and foreign service officer, was born in Wake County, the son of Priestley Hinton and Rebecca Hilliard Sutherland Mangum. He was the brother of Priestley Hinton Mangum, Jr....

9/20/2009 5/10/2020

Priestly Hinton Mangum, Jr. MP (1829 - 1907)

Hinton Mangum, Jr., farmer and agricultural promoter, was born in Wake County, the son of Priestley Hinton and Rebecca Hilliard Sutherland Mangum. He was the brother of Willie P. Mangum, Jr., and the n...

9/20/2009 5/10/2020

Hiram Tyram Hunter (1883 - 1947)

Tyram Hunter, educator and college president, was born at Mars Hill, the son of James Hardy and Martha Carolina Bradley Hunter. After attending elementary and secondary schools in Mars Hill, he was gra...

5/5/2020 5/5/2020

Robert Lee Humber (1898 - 1970)

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, Sr. His...

5/5/2020 5/5/2020

James Dunn Hufham (1834 - 1921)

Dunn Hufham, Baptist clergyman, editor, and historian, was born near Faison, Duplin County, the second of nine children of the Reverend George Washington and Frances Dunn Hufham. His great-grandfather,...

9/13/2019 5/4/2020

Edward Vernon Howell (1872 - 1931)

Vernon Howell, pharmacist, university professor, banker, and founder and dean of The University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, was, according to John Grover Beard, his successor, "the most disti...

5/3/2020 5/3/2020

Robert Powell Holding (1896 - 1957)

Powell Holding, banker, was born in Wake Forest, one of seven children of Minta Royall and Thomas Elford Holding. He attended the local public schools, then entered Wake Forest College in the fall of 1...

4/29/2020 4/29/2020

Lovit Hines (1852 - 1921)

Hines, merchant, the son of James Madison and Nancy Thompson Hines, was born in Wayne County but the next year the family moved to Lenoir Institute, Lenoir County. During the 1870–71 session, he attend...

7/10/2009 4/27/2020

GEDCOM Source ===@R-2142334084@ 1900 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of...

9/13/2019 4/26/2020

Johnson Jay Hayes (1886 - 1970)

Johnson Jay Hayes, federal district court judge, was born in his parents' cabin between Cole and Purlear creeks, near Purlear, in Wilkes County. His father was John Lee Hays, son of Joseph Washington (...

4/22/2020 4/22/2020

Franklin P Hobgood (1847 - 1924)

P Hobgood, teacher and college administrator, was born near Oxford, the eighth of twelve children of James Benton and Elizabeth House Hobgood. His father was a prominent agriculturist and leading citiz...

11/12/2010 4/13/2020

Douglas McKinley Branch (1908 - 1963)

McKinley Branch, Baptist minister and general secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, was born in the Mount Moriah community of Wake County and was the son of Atlas M. and N...

4/4/2020 4/4/2020

Charles Edward Brewer (1866 - 1941)

Edward Brewer, chemist and college president, was born in Wake Forest, the son of John Marchant Brewer, farmer, of Nansemond County, Va., and Ann Eliza Wait Brewer. She was the daughter of Samuel Wait,...

4/2/2020 4/2/2020

John Bruce Brewer (1846 - 1929)

Bruce Brewer, pioneer in the field of higher education for women, was born in Wake Forest, the oldest of ten children born to John Marchant and Ann Eliza Wait Brewer. John Marchant Brewer, a merchant-p...

4/2/2020 4/2/2020

Thomas Henry Briggs (1847 - 1928)

Henry Briggs, merchant, banker, and religious leader, was born in Raleigh, the son of Thomas Henry and Evelina Norwood Briggs. He attended Lovejoy Academy and was graduated from Wake Forest College in ...

4/2/2020 4/2/2020

Willis Grandy Briggs (1875 - 1954)

Grandy Briggs, lawyer, newspaperman, and political leader, was born in Raleigh, the son of Thomas Henry and Sarah Grandy Briggs. He was educated at a school conducted by Charles C. Holden, at the Ralei...

4/2/2020 4/2/2020

Samuel Mitchell Brinson (1870 - 1922)

Mitchell Brinson, educator and congressman, was a native of New Bern. His father was William George Brinson (4 Jan. 1840–8 May 1896), a sergeant in Company K, North Carolina Regiment, Confederate State...

4/1/2020 4/1/2020

Henry Alfred Brown (1846 - 1929)

Alfred Brown, Baptist minister, was born in a log house near Wentworth in Rockingham County. His father was Robert Brown, a schoolteacher and farmer; his mother was Sarah Troth Brown. His grandfather, ...

3/29/2020 3/29/2020

Joseph Shepard Bryan (1894 - 1974)

Shepard Bryan, educator and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, the only son of Robert Kedar Bryan, Jr., and Gertrude Foy Shepard Bryan. He had one sister, Gertrude, who married lawyer Edward M. Toon. His ...

3/27/2020 3/27/2020

Thomas Stephenson, lawyer, banker, author, educator, and farmer, was born at Warren Place near Pendleton, Northampton County, the only child of Susan Anna Fleetwood and James Henry Stephenson. His fore...

7/22/2009 3/15/2020

Edwin Monroe Stanley (1909 - 1971)

Monroe Stanley, lawyer, chief judge of the U.S. Middle District Court, and religious, educational, and civic leader, was born in Kernersville. Of English-German ancestry, he was the youngest son of Joh...

3/14/2020 3/14/2020

Laurence Tucker Stallings MP (1894 - 1968)

Tucker Stallings, U.S. Marine, columnist, playwright, novelist, and chronicler, was born in Macon, Ga., of a southern family known for its long line of Baptist ministers and its Confederate dead. His f...

4/24/2011 3/14/2020

John Barham Spilman (1868 - 1935)

Barham Spilman, business educator and college administrator, was born in Weldon, the son of Bushrod Washington and Helva Roxanna Barham Spilman. His father, a native of Westmoreland County, Va., was a ...

3/13/2020 3/13/2020

Washington Spilman, Baptist clergyman and denominational Sunday school executive, was the fourth of five children born to Bushrod Washington and Helva Roxanna Barham Spilman, of Weldon. Of German ances...

3/13/2020 3/13/2020

Francis Wayland Speight (1896 - 1989)

Wayland Speight, artist and teacher, was born at Sharrock plantation in Bertie County, the son of Thomas Trotman and Margaret Otelia Sharrock Speight. Although he had not completed requirements for hig...

8/14/2019 3/12/2020

Charles Lee Smith, Sr. (1865 - 1951)

Lee Smith, professor, university president, publisher, and bibliophile, was born at his family's country home, Wilton, in Granville County. His father, Louis Turner Smith, had been a Confederate surgeo...

3/8/2020 3/8/2020

Frank Austin Smethurst (1891 - 1941)

Austin Smethurst, newspaper reporter, columnist, and editor, was born in Raleigh, the son of William Sidney and Martha Yearby Smethurst. His paternal grandfather was Sidney Smethurst, of Lancashire, En...

3/7/2020 3/7/2020

Enoch Walter Sikes (1868 - 1941)

DR. ENOCH WALTER SIKES was an American educator. He was born May 19, 1868, on a farm in Union County, North Carolina, the eldest of the seven sons of John Cuthbertson Sikes and Matilda Jane Austin Sike...

4/16/2013 3/2/2020

Henry Thomas Shanks (1896 - 1959)

Thomas Shanks, historian, author, and teacher, was born in Vance County, the son of Henry Taylor and Maude Jenkins Shanks. He was educated at Buies Creek Academy and at Wake Forest College, where he re...

2/27/2020 2/27/2020

Floyd Seawell, Jr. (Chub), attorney, after-dinner speaker, editorial writer, and religious lay leader, was born in Carthage, the son of Herbert Floyd, Sr., and Ella McNeill Seawell. A graduate of Wake ...

2/26/2020 2/26/2020

Ralph James Scott (1905 - 1983)

James Scott, congressman, state legislator, and district attorney, was born on a farm in southeastern Surry County's Shoals Township, the son of Samuel Martin and Daisy Murphy (Cook) Scott. His four br...

2/24/2020 2/24/2020

Hugh Reid Scott (1855 - 1947)

Reid Scott, attorney and banker, was born in rural Rockingham County, the son of William and Rhoda Reid Scott. His father, a planter and merchant, was a member of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Session...

2/24/2020 2/24/2020

John Catre Scarborough (1841 - 1917)

Catre Scarborough, educator and educational administrator, was the eighth of ten children of Daniel and Cynthia Horton Scarborough, whose farm was located about fifteen miles east of Raleigh, Wake Coun...

2/21/2020 2/21/2020

Sampson Satchwell, physician, was born in Beaufort County, the son of James, Sr., and Elizabeth Satchwell. He attended Wake Forest College from 1839 to 1841 and received an M.D. degree from New York Un...

2/20/2020 2/20/2020

Washington Sanderlin, baptist minister and politician, was born in Camden County, the son of Maxcy and Martha Sanderson Sanderlin. He was one of thirteen children. After attending schools in Elizabeth ...

2/20/2020 2/20/2020

Lawrence, Sr., and Fannie Woodall. He grew up in Raleigh, where his father was a prominent businessman. Woodall was graduated from Wake Forest College with a B.A. degree in 1912 and then entered The Un...

2/16/2020 2/16/2020

Patrick Henry Winston (1820 - 1886)

Henry Winston, lawyer and public official, was born in Franklin County, the son of George W. and Anne (Nancy) Fuller Winston. George Winston was a descendant of John Winston, uncle of Sarah Winston Hen...

11/5/2008 2/15/2020

Richard Henry Whitehead (1865 - 1916)

Henry Whitehead, physician, anatomist, and educator, was born in Salisbury, the son of Dr. Marcellus and Virginia Coleman Whitehead. The family had moved in 1845 from Virginia to North Carolina, where ...

2/9/2020 2/9/2020

Edwin Yates Webb (1872 - 1955)

Yates Webb, congressman and federal judge, was born in Shelby, the son of the Reverend George M., a Baptist minister, and Priscilla Jane Blanton Webb. He received an undergraduate degree from Wake Fore...

2/6/2020 2/6/2020

Rufus Washington Weaver (1870 - 1947)

Washington Weaver, clergyman, college president, and author, was born in Greensboro, the son of Preston DeKalb, a farmer and merchant, and Elizabeth Jane Forbis Weaver. He was graduated from Wake Fores...

2/6/2020 2/6/2020

Walter Herbert Weatherspoon, attorney, utility executive, and philanthropist, was born at Nelson to William Hardy and Cynthia Hopson Weatherspoon. The operator of a general merchandise store, his fathe...

2/6/2020 2/6/2020

Christopher Crittenden, university professor, historian, author, and state agency head, was born in Wake Forest, the only child of Charles Christopher and Ethel Taylor Crittenden. His father was a teac...

2/1/2020 2/1/2020

Oscar Creech, Jr. (1916 - 1967)

Creech, Jr., surgeon, researcher, teacher, administrator, was born in Nashville, N.C., the son of Oscar Creech, Sr., Baptist minister, and Martha Gulley Creech. He finished high school in Ahoskie in 19...

2/1/2020 2/1/2020

Oscar Creech, Sr. (1886 - 1974)

, Preacher, graduate of Wake Forest University.

2/1/2020 2/1/2020

Jones Cooke (1786 - 1872)

Jones Cooke, who at one time owned over eighteen hundred acres of land, commanded a company of Franklin County volunteers in the War of 1812 and served for many years as chief justice of the Franklin C...

1/29/2020 1/29/2020

Mather Cooke, state legislator, superior court justice, and North Carolina secretary of state, was born near Louisburg, the second son of Jones Cooke, a planter, and his third wife, Jane Ann Kingsbury....

1/29/2020 1/29/2020

Theron Lamar Caudle (1904 - 1969)

Lamar Caudle, lawyer and assistant attorney general of the United States, was born in Wadesboro, the son of Theron Lamar Caudle, also a lawyer, and Susie Gooch Caudle. He attended Wake Forest College, ...

1/24/2020 1/24/2020

Joseph Wilbur Ross (1900 - 1941)

Joseph Cash, journalist and author, was born in Gaffney, S.C., of Ulster Scot and German ancestry, the oldest of three boys and one girl. His father, John William Cash, managed the company store of Lim...

1/23/2020 1/23/2020

John Lee Carrick (1886 - 1972)

Lee Carrick, clergyman and educator, was born in Davidson County, the son of Christopher Columbus and Nancy Elizabeth Thayer Carrick. His paternal ancestors appear to have migrated to North Carolina fr...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

Irving Edward Carlyle (1896 - 1971)

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 ancestry, ...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

Bethune Carlyle, Jr., physician, was born in Wake Forest, the son of Professor John B. and Dora Virginia Dunn Carlyle. Young Carlyle was graduated from Wake Forest High School and received his A.B. and...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

John Bethune Carlyle (1859 - 1911)

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 immigran...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

John Roland Cantrell (1888 - 1968)

Roland Cantrell, minister, educator, and college president, was born in Spartanburg County, S.C., one of ten children of David L. and Elizabeth Cantrell. He attended the Baptist-supported Boiling Sprin...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

Arthur Carlyle Campbell (1894 - 1977)

President of Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. Carlyle Campbell, teacher and college president, was born in Buies Creek to James Archibald and Cornelia Frances Pearson Campbell. His preparatory educati...

11/28/2010 1/20/2020

Henderson Pritchard, Baptist pastor and college president, was born in Charlotte, the son of Joseph Price and Eliza Hunter Henderson Pritchard. His father was a Baptist minister and a native of Charles...

1/18/2020 1/18/2020

Dr. Hubert McNeil Poteat MP (1886 - 1958)

McNeill Poteat, college professor, musician, author, and Shriner, was born at Wake Forest to William Louis and Emma James Purefoy Poteat. His early education was eclectic, and his principal instructor ...

4/24/2011 1/16/2020

Edwin McNeill Poteat MP (1861 - 1937)

McNeill Poteat, clergyman and educator, was born near Yanceyville in Caswell County, the youngest of three children of James and Julia A. McNeill Poteat. His siblings were William Louis, president of W...

4/24/2011 1/16/2020

Herbert Dale Pegg (1889 - 1974)

Dale Pegg, teacher, farmer, and conservationist, was born on the headwaters of Deep River in Guilford County, the eldest son of Jabez Gardner and Ellen Gray Pegg. As a boy he attended Millwood, a one-r...

1/9/2020 1/9/2020

Herbert Evans Peele (1882 - 1952)

Evans Peele, newspaper editor and publisher and radio executive, was born in rural Halifax County at Crowell's Crossroads, the son of the Reverend Robert Evans and Adelaide Whitehouse Peele. His early ...

1/9/2020 1/9/2020

Willis Richard Cullom (1867 - 1963)

Richard Cullom, clergyman and educator, was born in Halifax County, near Weldon. He was the fifth child and second son of Joseph Joel and Mary E. Johnson Cullom, who ultimately became the parents of fo...

1/8/2020 1/8/2020

Columbus Durham (1844 - 1895)

Durham, Baptist minister and corresponding secretary of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, was born in Rutherford County, the son of Esther Baxter and Micajah Durham and brother of Plato Durh...

5/28/2009 1/4/2020

Marcus Baxter Dry (1871 - 1946)

Baxter Dry, teacher and school administrator, whose career spanned over half a century, was born on a farm in Union County, the eldest of twelve children of Henry and Jane Alice Parker Dry. The family ...

1/1/2020 1/1/2020

William Carey Dowd, Jr. (1893 - 1949)

Carey Dowd, Jr., newspaper publisher and job printing executive, was born in Charlotte, the son of William Carey and Eloise Jordan Butt Dowd. William Carey Dowd, Sr., was first an executive officer of ...

1/1/2020 1/1/2020

Jordan Douglass, clergyman and poet, was born in Cumnock, Lee County, the oldest of nine children of William Campbell and Josephine Tysor Douglass. His father was a successful attorney and his brother,...

1/1/2020 1/1/2020

Charles Bennett Deane (1898 - 1969)

Bennett Deane, lawyer and congressman, was born in Anson County, the youngest son of John Leaird and Florence Boyette Deane. The elder Deane was employed as a tenant farmer in Ansonville Township until...

12/19/2019 12/19/2019

Washington Manly Wingate (1828 - 1879)

Manly Wingate, Baptist minister and college president, was born in Darlington, S.C., the son of William and Isabella Blackwell Wingate. After receiving an A.B. degree from Wake Forest College in 1849, ...

12/12/2019 12/12/2019

Needham Yancey Gulley (1855 - 1945)

Yancey Gulley, founder and dean of the Wake Forest Law School, was born near Clayton in Johnston County, the son of N. G. Gulley, a farmer, and Jaylie Grady Gulley. After spending his early years on hi...

12/12/2019 12/12/2019

George Washington Greene (1852 - 1911)

Washington Greene, Baptist minister, teacher, and missionary to China, was born at Globe. The names of his parents are unknown. In 1865 he was baptized in the Lower Creek Baptist Church, Caldwell Count...

12/10/2019 12/10/2019

Philip Palmer Green (1891 - 1972)

Palmer Green, army medical corps officer and pathologist, was born in Davidson County, the second of six children of Robert S. and Nettie Lopp Green. His education began in a one-teacher public school,...

2/21/2008 12/10/2019

Charles Sylvester Green (1900 - 1980)

Sylvester Green, clergyman, newspaper editor, college president, and executive, was born in Greensburg, Ky., the son of Thomas Madison and Rosealthea Buck Green. The family moved to the Leaksville-Spra...

12/9/2019 12/9/2019

Walter Murchison Gilmore (1869 - 1946)

Murchison Gilmore, clergyman and Baptist publicist, was born on a farm in Lee County, three miles from the town of Sanford, the son of David Chandler and Margaret Frances Murchison Gilmore. He attended...

11/28/2019 11/28/2019

Sidney Clarence Garrison (1887 - 1945)

Clarence Garrison, psychologist, graduate dean, and college president, was born in Lincolnton, the son of Rufus J. and Susie Elizabeth Mooney Garrison. After attending Salem School in Lincolnton and So...

11/24/2019 11/24/2019

Edwin Judson Justice (1867 - 1917)

"Edward Justice"

(or Edward) Judson Justice, lawyer, Democratic party leader, legislator, and special prosecutor, was born in Rutherfordton, one of six children and the oldest son of Margaret L. Smith and Michael Hoke ...

11/22/2019 11/22/2019

Robert Grady Johnson (1895 - 1951)

Grady Johnson, lawyer, legislator, and politician, was born in Burgaw, the son of Joab F. and Myrtie Grady Johnson. He was graduated from Burgaw High School in 1913 and studied law at The University of...

11/18/2019 11/18/2019

Gerald White Johnson (1890 - 1980)

White Johnson, writer and newspaperman, was born in the community of Riverton in Scotland County, the son of Archibald and Flora Caroline McNeill Johnson. He received the A.B. degree from Wake Forest C...

11/16/2019 11/16/2019

James Finch Royster (1880 - 1930)

Finch Royster, university administrator and Kenan Professor of English Philology at The University of North Carolina, was born in Raleigh, the son of Wisconsin Illinois and Mary Willis Finch Royster. T...

11/13/2019 11/13/2019

Hubert Ashley Royster (1871 - 1959)

Ashley Royster, physician, was born in Raleigh, the son of Dr. Wisconsin I. and Mary Finch Royster, granddaughter of Colonel R. B. Creecy, who was editor of the Elizabeth City Economist. Royster attend...

11/13/2019 11/13/2019