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  • Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Siler City, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina. The Rocky River Friends Meeting was established by Quakers in the Rocky River area near Siler City in 1753. It was an organized worship service that took place on Wednesdays. The first meetings were probably held in a log cabin until a better building was built. Before 1753, services w...

  • Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Staley, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Staley, Randolph County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Selah Christian Church Cemetery, Wayne County, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Selah Christian Church Cemetery, Wayne County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Orange County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Orange County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1752 and was named for the infant William V of Orange, whose mother Anne, daughter of King George II of Great Britain, was then regent of the Dutch Republic. Adjacent Counties Durham County Person County Chatham County Alamance County Caswell ...

  • Chatham County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Chatham County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History Some of the first European settlers of what would become the county were English Quakers, who settled along the Haw and Eno rivers. The county was formed in 1771 from Orange County. It had been named in 1758 for William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who served as British Prime ...

  • Johnston County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnston County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1746 and was named for Gabriel Johnston, Governor of North Carolina from 1734 to 1752. Adjacent Counties * Harnett County * Wake County * Sampson County * Nash County * Wayne County * Wilson County Towns *Archer Lodge*Benson

  • Wayne County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, North Carolina. Official Website Wayne County was established during the American Revolutionary War on November 2, 1779, from the western part of Dobbs County. It was named for "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a general in the war. Adjacent Counties Greene County Wilson County Lenoir County Duplin County Sampson C...

  • Columbus County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbus County, North Carolina. History The third largest county in North Carolina was formed in 1808 in the early federal period from parts of Bladen and Brunswick counties. Named for Christopher Columbus, the county was formed by an Act of the General Assembly because of the difficulties of the inhabitants getting to a county seat ...

  • North Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from North Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Robeson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Robeson County, North Carolina. History The county was formed in 1787 from part of Bladen County. It was named in honor of Col. Thomas Robeson of Tar Heel, a hero of the Revolutionary War. Colonial Era Early written sources specific to the territory of Robeson County region are few for the post-contact period of European coloni...

  • Edgecombe County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1741 from Bertie County. It was named for Richard Edgcumbe, a Member of Parliament from 1701 to 1742 and a lord of the treasury, who became 1st Baron Edgcumbe in 1742.Edgecombe County was historically home to the Tuscarora Indians. Although most migrated nor...

  • North Carolina with Counties, Towns and Communities Project.

    This project is for those who were born,lived, and died I the State of North Carolina.For accurate information about the history of North Carolina and South Carolina, go to carolana.com .

  • Tyrrell County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tyrrell County, North Carolina. The county was created in 1729 as Tyrrell Precinct and gained county status in 1739. It was named for Sir John Tyrrell, one of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina. Adjacent Counties Perquimans County Pasquotank County Camden County Currituck County Dare County Hyde County Washington Co...

  • Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Wallace, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Wallace, Duplin County, North Carolina. Find a Grave Mailing Address Rockfish Presbyterian Church 6270 South NC Highway 41 Wallace, NC 28466 910-285-3147

  • Alamance County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Alamance County, North Carolina .= Official Website = History Alamance County was named after Great Alamance Creek, site of the Battle of Alamance (May 16, 1771), a pre-Revolutionary War battle in which militia under the command of Governor William Tryon crushed the Regulator movement . Great Alamance Creek, and in turn Little Alaman...

  • Wake County, North Carolina, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wake County, NC.

  • Battle of Plymouth (April 17-20, 1864), US Civil War

    In a combined operation with the ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, Confederate forces under Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hoke, attacked the Federal garrison at Plymouth, North Carolina, on April 17. On April 19, the ram appeared in the river, sinking the USS Southfield, damaging the USS Miami, and driving off the other Union Navy ships supporting the Plymouth garrison. Confederate forces captured Fort Comfort...

  • Duplin County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Duplin County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1750 from New Hanover County. It was named for Thomas Hay, Viscount Dupplin (later 9th Earl of Kinnoull), as he was known when he served on the Board of Trade and Plantations in England in the 1740s.In 1784 the western part of Duplin County became Sampson Count...

  • Sampson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sampson County, North Carolina. Official Website Sampson County was established in April 1784 and was named for Col. John Sampson, a member of the North Carolina House of Commons. Early inhabitants of the area included the Coharie Indians, followed by English, Welsh, and Scottish settlers. Adjacent Counties Johnston County ...

  • Cumberland County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1754 from Bladen County. It was named for Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765), captain-general of the British army and victorious commander at the Battle of Culloden.In 1771 parts of Cumberland County, Johnston County, and Orange County ...

  • Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in the Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The cemetery is located at the corner of Cemetery Street and East Salem Avenue. Notable Interments Brig. Gen. William Robertson Boggs (1829-1911) - Confederate Richard Thurmond Chatham (1896-1957) - US Congress Cornelia "Nina" Glenn (Deaderick) (1854-1926) - First Lady of North Carolina Robert B...

  • Moravians of North Carolina

    Moravians of North Carolina * The people in this project consist of German Moravians that settled in the Wachovia area of North Carolina, including Bethania and Salem.* These people tended to keep meticulous records and are some of the most well-documented of our ancestors.* Because they were a part of a very close, sometimes bureaucratic society, it is fascinating to see how each acted as a pi...

  • Tryon Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden, Tryon, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Tryon Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden, Tryon, Polk County, North Carolina. Located on Harmon Field Road, across from Tryon Middle School. Next to Church on the west side. The sections are all marked with bronze plaques. Find a Grave

  • Richmond County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived, or died in Richmond County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1779. It was named for Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox who was an Englishman and a member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom who sided with the colonists in America during the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Montgomery Cou...

  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.Winston-Salem is the county seat of Forsyth County. city of Winston-Salem is a product of the merging of the two neighboring towns of Winston and Salem in 1913. Salem The origin of the town of Salem dates to January 1753, when Bishop August Gottlieb Spangenberg, on behalf of the Moravian Church, selected ...

  • Yadkin County, North Carolina, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Yadkin County, NC.

  • Forsyth County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Forsyth County, North Carolina.The county was formed in 1849 and was named for Colonel Benjamin Forsyth, who was killed in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties * Davidson County * Guilford County * Davie County * Yadkin County * Stokes County * Rockingham County * Surry County

  • Stokes County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stokes County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1789. It was named for John Stokes, an American Revolutionary War captain severely wounded when British Colonel Banastre Tarleton's cavalry practically destroyed Col. Abraham Buford's Virginia regiment in the Waxhaws region in 1780. After the war, Captain Stok...

  • Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. The cemetery is located on 2301 Ramsey Street and is also known as Lafayette Memorial Cemetery . Official Website Find a Grave

  • Shady Grove UMC Cemetery, Providence, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Shady Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Providence, Caswell County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Pitt County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pitt County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1760, though the legislative act that created it did not become effective until January 1, 1761. It was named for William Pitt the Elder, who was then Secretary of State for the Southern Department and Leader of the House of Commons. William Pitt was an English ...

  • Caswell County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Caswell County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History Caswell County was formed from a northern portion of Orange County in 1777. The newly formed county was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780. Leasburg was the first county seat. In 1792, roughly the eastern half of Caswell County became Pers...

  • Transylvania County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Transylvania County, North Carolina. Official Website The North Carolina General Assembly apportioned Transylvania County on February 15, 1861 and was named by representative Joseph P. Jordan. Beginning in the early 20th century, with Joseph Silverstein's tannery in what was renamed as Rosman in 1905, a manufacturing economy bega...

  • Buncombe County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buncombe County, North Carolina. History Buncombe County was organized in the home of Col. William Davidson, who was a cousin of William Lee Davidson and the county's first state senator.The first meeting of the county government took place in April 1792 in Col. Davidson's barn on the present-day Biltmore Estate. At first, deeds had t...

  • Jackson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, North Carolina.= Official Website =This area was part of Cherokee Nation homelands at the time of European encounter. While most Cherokee were forced out of the area through succeeding treaties for land cessions, followed by removal to Indian Territory in the late 1830s, hundreds of Cherokee stayed in Western North Car...

  • Duke University

    Wikipedia =Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James B. Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, ...

  • Nash County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nash County, North Carolina.= Official Website =Nash County was formed in 1777 and was named for American Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Nash, who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Germantown that year. Adjacent Counties * Franklin County * Wake County * Halifax County * Edgecombe County * Wilson County * Warren County

  • Bertie County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bertie County, North Carolina. History The county was formed as Bertie Precinct in 1722 from the part of Chowan Precinct of Albemarle County lying west of the Chowan River. It was named for James Bertie, his brother Henry Bertie, or perhaps both, each having been one of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina.In 1729 parts of Bertie Precinc...

  • Northampton County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Northampton County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1741 and was named for James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton. Adjacent Counties * Hertford County * Bertie County * Halifax County * Warren County * Greensville County, Virg. * Southampton County, Virg. * Brunswick County, Virg.

  • Thomas Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Thomas Cemetery, Transylvania County, North Carolina. Find a Grave Transylvania Times orig. September 25, 2011 - updated December 6, 2021.

  • Halifax County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Halifax County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History Originally the area was home to Tuscarora Indians and then it was settled in the early 18th century by English colonists migrating south from Virginia and also from New Jersey.According to Preservation North Carolina, “Halifax County, designated in 1759, is one of the oldest...

  • Anson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Anson County, North Carolina .= Official Website = History The county was formed in 1750 from Bladen County . It was named for George Anson , Baron Anson, a British admiral, who circumnavigated the globe from 1740 to 1744, and later became First Lord of the Admiralty. Anson purchased land in the state.Like its parent county Bladen , A...

  • Old Fort City Cemetery, Old Fort, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Old Fort City Cemetery, Old Fort, McDowell County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • McDowell County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McDowell County, North Carolina.= Official Website =Both the historic Cherokee and Catawba Indians were Native American peoples known to live in what is now McDowell County, and they had been there long before any Europeans. These Native Americans were living in this section for centuries before the Spanish Juan Pardo's 1566 expeditio...

  • Henderson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henderson County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1838 and was named for Leonard Henderson, Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court from 1829 to 1833. There is no evidence Henderson ever passed through the area. Adjacent Counties * Buncombe County * Rutherford County * Haywood County * Transylvani...

  • Wilmington, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wilmington, North Carolina.Wilmington is the county seat of New Hanover County. It extends into Pender County and is named after Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Prime Minister

  • New Hanover County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in New Hanover County, North Carolina.= Official Website =Located in the Low Country or Tidewater of North Carolina, the county was formed in 1729 as New Hanover Precinct of Bath County. Some of the closing battles of the American Civil War took place in this county, including the Second Battle of Fort Fisher (the last major coastal stro...

  • Tabernacle UMC Cemetery, Pleasant Garden, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Garden, Guilford County, North Carolina. From NC GenWeb : The Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church has owned and operated a cemetery since the early 1800’s. Our cemetery is located at the intersection of Pleasant Garden Road and Sheraton Park Road in Pleasant Garden across the road in a southeastern d...

  • Charlotte, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Charlotte, North Carolina.= Official Website =Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont Plateau region of the US. History The Catawba Native Americans were the first known historic tribe to settle Mecklenburg County (in the Charlotte area) and were first recorded around 1567 in Spanish records. By 1759 half th...

  • Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.= Official Website =Mecklenburg County, located in the Piedmont section of the state, was formed in 1762. It was named in commemoration of the marriage of King George III to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was allegedly signed on May 20, 1775; if the do...

  • Swain County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Swain County, North Carolina. Official Website Established in 1871, the county is named for David L. Swain, governor of North Carolina from 1832 to 1835. 29 percent of the population today are the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the only federally recognized tribe in the state. Adjacent Counties Sevier County, Tenn. Hay...

  • Surry County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Surry County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1771 as part of the British Province of North Carolina. It was named for the county of Surrey in England, birthplace of William Tryon, Governor of North Carolina from 1765 to 1771. Surry County is apparently home to the fictitious community of Mayberry from "...

  • Stanly County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Stanly County, North Carolina. Official Website Stanly County was formed in 1841 just west of the Pee Dee River. It was named for John Stanly of New Bern (1774–1834), who served several terms in the North Carolina House of Commons and two terms (1801–1803, 1809–1811) in the United States House of Representatives. Adjacent Counti...

  • Cabarrus County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History The county was formed on December 29, 1792 from Mecklenburg County. Located in the Piedmont, it was named after Stephen Cabarrus of Chowan County, speaker of the North Carolina House of Commons.Catawba Indians were the primary inhabitants of the area until beginning about ...

  • Rowan County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rowan County, North Carolina. Official Website History The first Europeans to enter what is now Rowan County were members of the Spanish expedition of Juan Pardo in 1567. They established a fort and a mission in the native village of Guatari, believed to be located near the Yadkin River and inhabited by the Wateree. At the time,...

  • Rutherford County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1779 and was named for Griffith Rutherford, leader of an expedition against the Cherokee in 1776 and a general in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties McDowell County Burke County Cleveland County Cherokee County, SC Spartanburg...

  • Union County, North Carolina, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, NC.

  • Cleveland County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cleveland County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1841 from parts of Lincoln and Rutherford counties. It was named for Benjamin Cleveland, a colonel in the American Revolutionary War, who took part in the Battle of King's Mountain. From 1841 to 1887 "Cleaveland" was the spelling used; the present spelling w...

  • Melancthon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Liberty, North Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Melancthon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Liberty, Randolph County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Randolph County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Randolph County, North Carolina. Official Website Some of the first European settlers in this area of the Piedmont and what would become the county were English Quakers, who settled along the Haw, Deep, and Eno rivers. The county was formed in 1779 from Guilford County. It was named for Peyton Randolph, first president of the Cont...

  • Haywood County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Haywood County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History Haywood county was officially separated from Buncombe County through a bill introduced by General Thomas Love that became law on Dec 23 1808. The new county of Haywood became official in Mar 1808. By the time Haywood county was separated from Buncombe, more than 300 families...

  • Yancey County, North Carolina, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Yancey County, NC.

  • Granville County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Granville County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History The county was formed by English colonists in 1746 and was named for John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, who as heir to one of the eight original Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina, claimed one eighth of the land granted in the charter of 1665. The claim was estab...

  • State of North Carolina

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . = North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 9th most populous of the U.S. states. The state is divided into 100 counties. The capi...

  • Brunswick County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Brunswick County, North Carolina. It is not to be confused with the town of Brunswick in Columbus County .= Official Website = Overview The county was formed in 1764 from parts of Bladen County and New Hanover County. It was named for the colonial port of Brunswick Town (now in ruins) which itself was named for Duchy of Brunswick-Lüne...

  • Mary Love Cemetery, Hamlet, North Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Mary Love Cemetery, Hamlet, Richmond County, North Carolina. Find a Grave NC GenWeb

  • New Hollywood Cemetery, Lumberton, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in New Hollywood Cemetery, Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina. New Hollywood Cemetery is a large cemetery in East Lumberton on Hollywood Drive. New Hollywood was created by DW Biggs in 1940 from land purchased from Mansfield Mills. New Hollywood is not part of the original Hollywood Cemetery which has its own history. The cemetery is currently owned by t...

  • Meadowbrook Cemetery, Lumberton, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Meadowbrook Cemetery, Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina. Notable Interments Frank Ertel Carlyle (1897-1960) - US Congress Angus Wilton McLean (1870-1935) - Governor of North Carolina Alfred Rowland (1844-1898) - US Congress Taft "Taffy" Wright (1911-1981) - MLB Player Links Find a Grave A Walk Through Meadowbrook Cemetery's Past...

  • Scotland County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Scotland County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was founded in 1899. The county name documents the strong historic and cultural influence from the early settlers from Scotland. Adjacent Counties Hoke County Robeson County Marlboro County, SC Richmond County Moore County Cities, Towns, Townships & Com...

  • Philippi Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Raeford, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Philippi Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Raeford, Hoke County, North Carolina. "From history notes of C.B. Johnson, Sr. we find that Mr. Patrick Pulaski DeKalls Johnson and Mary Monroe Johnson were leaders in the founding of Philippi Presbyterian Church. According to the wish of Allen McCaskill, uncle of C.B. Johnson, four acres of land were given to white peo...

  • Raeford Cemetery, Raeford, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Raeford Cemetery, Hoke County, North Carolina. Notable Interments Eliza Jane Pratt (1901-1981) - US Congress Links Find a Grave NC GenWeb

  • Barnes Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Barnes families, from earliest origins to near modern times. How to Participate Send a request to collaborate on this project and I'll add you as a collaborator. If the profile is a public profile you have edit rights to, then navigate to the profile and under "More Actions" choose "Add to project" or...

  • Hoke County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hoke County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1911 and was named for Robert F. Hoke, a Confederate general in the American Civil War. Adjacent Counties * Cumberland County * Robeson County * Moore County * Scotland County Cities, Townships & Communities *Allendale*Antioch*Ashley Heights*Blue Springs*Bowmore*...

  • North Carolina A&T State University

    Wikipedia =North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (also known as North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina A&T, N.C. A&T, or simply A&T) is a public, coeducational, historically black, research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. It is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, one of the Oldest public universities i...

  • North Carolina Central University

    Wikipedia =North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is a public historically black university in the University of North Carolina system, located in Durham, North Carolina, offering programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, professional and doctoral levels. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • North Carolina State University

    Wikipedia =North Carolina State University, is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. the university is part of the University of North Carolina system and is a Morrill Land-Grant University, the only NC member of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, and a member of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Progr...

  • Northeastern University

    From the Wikipedia article on Northeastern University .Northeastern University (NU or NEU) is a private, research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. It is categorized as a RU/H Research University (high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to doctoral degrees...

  • Mars Hill University

    Wikipedia =Mars Hill University is a private, coed, liberal arts university. The university is located in the town of Mars Hill, North Carolina, United States, 15 miles (24 km) north of Asheville. From 1859 to 2013 the school was called Mars Hill College; in August 2013 it officially changed its name to Mars Hill University. Notable Alumni

  • Fayetteville State University

    Wikipedia =Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a historically black, regional university in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. FSU is part of the University of North Carolina System and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • High Point University

    Wikipedia =High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina, U.S., affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded as High Point College in 1924, it became High Point University in October 1991. HPU offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors. High Point University was ranked No. 1 among all regional colleges...

  • Education in North Carolina

    This subportal is part of the State of North Carolina Portal and the Education in the United States Portal . = == Welcome to the Education in North Carolina subportal! ==This subportal is part of the Education in the United States portal, which is in turn part of Geni's umbrella portal for all education-related projects. We hope this categorization makes things easier for you to find!If you hav...

  • Elizabeth City State University

    Wikipedia =Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is a public, historically black college located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in the United States. ECSU enrolls nearly 2,500 students in 37 baccalaureate programs and three masters degree programs, a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, as well as a member-institution of the University of North Carolina system. Notable Alumni

  • Elon University

    Wikipedia =Elon University is a private, independent, nonprofit, non-sectarian, coeducational liberal arts university with a historic 636-acre campus in Elon, North Carolina, USA. The university also operates the School of Law, which occupies the 84,000 sq ft former public library building in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded as Elon College in 1889, it became Elon University on June 1, 2001....

  • Gardner–Webb University

    Gardner Name Study Gardner–Webb University on WikipediaGardner–Webb University (also known as Gardner–Webb, GWU, or GW) is a private, four-year university located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, United States, 50 miles (80 km) west of Charlotte. Founded as Boiling Springs High School in 1905 as a Baptist institution, it is currently the youngest North Carolina Baptist university. Notable al...

  • Greensboro College

    Wikipedia =Greensboro College is a four-year, independent, coeducational liberal-arts college, also offering four master's degrees, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It was founded in 1838 by Rev. Peter Doub. The college enrolls about 1,000 students from 32 states, the District of Columbia and 29 nations. Notable Alumni

  • Guilford College

    Wikipedia = Guilford College , founded in 1837 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is a small Liberal arts college in Greensboro, North Carolina. Guilford has both traditional students and students who attend its Center for Continuing Education (CCE). Guilford is widely known for its unique program offerings, including such majors as Peace and Conflict Studies and Communit...

  • East Carolina University

    Wikipedia =East Carolina University is a public, doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina, United States. Named East Carolina University by statute and commonly known as ECU or East Carolina, the university is the third-largest in North Carolina.Founded on March 8, 1907 as a teacher training school, East Carolina has grown from 43 acres (17 ha) to almost 1,600 acres (647 ha) t...

  • Davidson College

    Wikipedia =Davidson College=Davidson College is a private liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina. The college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars. In the past decade, Davidson has consistently been ranked among the best liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Forbes ranked Davidson 22nd overall in their "America's Top Colleges" list in 2014, and 1st among southe...

  • Catawba College

    Wikipedia =Catawba College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA. Founded in 1851 by the North Carolina Classis of the Reformed Church in Newton, the college adopted its name from its county of origin, Catawba County, before moving to its current home of Salisbury in 1925.Today, Catawba College still holds loose ties with the successor to the Reforme...

  • Campbell University

    Wikipedia =Campbell University is a coeducational, private university in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its main campus is located in the community of Buies Creek; its law school moved from Buies Creek to a new campus in the state capital of Raleigh in 2009. Campbell has an approximately equal number of male and female students. It is a university of the liberal arts and sciences, offering b...

  • Appalachian State University

    Wikipedia =Appalachian State University (also referred to as Appalachian, App State, App, ASU) is a comprehensive (Master's L), public, coeducational university located in Boone, North Carolina, United States.Appalachian State was founded as a teacher's college in 1899 by brothers B.B. and D.D. Dougherty. It expanded to include other programs in 1967, and joined the University of North Carolina...

  • Barton College

    Wikipedia =Barton College is a private liberal arts college located in Wilson, North Carolina. Barton College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the NC Association of Colleges and Universities; the NC Department of Public; the NC Board of Nursing; and the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association.

  • Belmont Abbey College

    Wikipedia =Belmont Abbey College is a private liberal-arts Catholic college located in Belmont, North Carolina, USA, about 15 miles (24 km) west of Uptown Charlotte. It was founded in 1876 by the Benedictine monks of Belmont Abbey. The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and the Order of Saint Benedict. It is endorsed by The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. Notable A...

  • Spring Monthly Meeting Cemetery, Snow Camp, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Spring Monthly Meeting Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance County, North Carolina. The cemetery is also known as Old Spring Friends Burial Grounds . Find a Grave

  • Scottish Ancestor - Emigrant to the American Colonies, Canada and Jamaica

    Highlanders and Lowlanders The Scots are not to be confused with the Scotch-Irish, who were Ulster Irish and emigrated from Ireland Scotch-Irish Americans and not in not this Project - We are tracing our ancestors who were born in Scotland and emigrated directly from Scotland to the American Colonies, Canada, and Jamaica. Large-scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s after ...

  • Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina

    This is for people who were born, lived, and died in Murphy,Cherokee County ,North Carolina

  • Moore County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Moore County, North Carolina.= Official Website =In the historic period that included European encounter, tribes included Algonquian speakers in the coastal area, with Siouan-speaking tribes in the border and Piedmont, and the Iroquoian-speaking Cherokee in the western mountains.This area was settled by Highland Scots and descendants,...

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