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B. P. Coward

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

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Banks, Charles Edward

Born July 6, 1854, in Portland, Maine. During World War I, he was a senior surgeon for the United States Public Health Service and the chief medical adviser for the War Risk Insurance Bureau.

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Barbara Beddingfield
Barbee, Stella L. Kilpatrick

Born February 10, 1881, in Kinston, North Carolina. Barbee, nee Kilpatrick was a graduate of the Rex Hospital School of Nursing in Raleigh who advocated publicly for the enrollment efforts of the American Red Cross. She married Claude Barclay Barbee in 1909.

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Barnett, William

Born June 23, 1840, in England. Barnett served as the postmaster at Pineview, North Carolina, until his death in 1921.

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Bartley Brown

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Bascom Barrie Blackwelder

Born July 4, 1884, in North Carolina. Blackwelder was a veteran of World War I, an attorney, and an executive at a yarn mill in Hickory, North Carolina.

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Bassett, Lucius Virginius

Born March 2, 1861, in Tarboro, North Carolina. Bassett was an attorney who served as state senator from Edgecombe and Halifax Counties from 1909 to 1913. During World War I, he served as chairman of the Edgecombe County Exemption Board.

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Baucom, Harry Lee

Born October 4, 1891, in Wake County, North Carolina. Baucom was a car salesman for A. S. Morgan in Raleigh when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. 

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Bauguess, Walter Raleigh

Born May 25, 1888, in Weasel, North Carolina. Bauguess was an attorney in Jefferson, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was active in the Republican Party.

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Beaty, James M.

Born in 1858 in South Carolina. Beaty was the editor of the Smithfield Herald.

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Benjamin A. Blocker

A resident of Columbia, SC, who served as secretary of a committee that submitted anti-lynching resolutions to Gov Bickett in nov 1918

Benjamin Call

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Benjamin Franklin Long

Born March 19, 1852, near Graham, North Carolina. Long was judge of the Superior Court of North Carolina from 1903 to 1922.

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Benjamin Franklin Shelton

Born October 26, 1856, in North Carolina. Shelton was a member of the State Prison Board during the administration of Gov. Thomas W. Bickett and later served as a state senator.

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Benjamin Hardison

Captain

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Benjamin Harrison Hogans

Benjamin Harrison Hogans, born on June 15, 1865, in Orange County, North Carolina. Hogans was a kind of renaissance man. He began professionally as a teacher in Goldsboro but later segued into the mercantile business and trucking. In 1902, he became an employee of the United States Postal Service, which position he held many years.

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Benjamin Harvey Person
Benjamin Kinsey Hays

Born July 7, 1870, in Oxford, North Carolina. Hays was a physician who served on the Committee of American Physicians and guided the state's mobilization of medical resources during World War I. He was drawn into active service with the Medical Corps in May 1918 and served principally at the general hospital at Oteen outside of Asheville, North Carolina, until his honorable discharge in August 1919.

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Benjamin Morrison

He signed an affidavit in New Hanover County concerning Spanish prisoners on March 13, 1748. He also signed an undated petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of the Tanners and Merchants in North Carolina.

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Benjamin Nicholson

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Benjamin Palmer

5th Captain

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Benjamin Person

He signed an undated letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother, possibly around 1763.

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Benjamin Rice Lacy, Sr.

Born June 19, 1854, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Lacy served as state treasurer from 1901 until his death in 1929.

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Benjamin Simmonds

He signed a petition with other men from Johnston County to Arthur Dobbs requesting the governor appoint new captains for the company in Johnston County.

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Benjamin Stead

A merchant in colonial Charles Town, South Carolina, he later was an import-export trader in London's Carolinas trades. He also was a London factor (broker) for the wealthy South Carolina planter, Peter Manigualt.  Stead's daughter, Mary, married Charles Coates Pinckney, a leading American revolutionary from South Carolina.

Benjamin Tilman Wylie

Born April 2, 1891, in York County, South Carolina. Wylie was a textile worker for the Marion Manufacturing Company in Marion, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He served with Company K of the 321st Infantry and was deployed overseas with this unit from July 1918 to June 1919. He was honorably discharged on June 28, 1919.

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Benjamin Trollinger Elder

Born January 31, 1871, in Alamance County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Burlington, Elder was an agent for the Life Insurance Company of Virginia.

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Benjamin Wesley Kilgore

Born March 27, 1867, in Lafayette County, Mississippi. Kilgore served as state chemist (1899-1919), director of the state agricultural experiment state (1901-1907 & 1912-1925), director of the state agricultural extension service (1914-1925), and dean of agriculture for North Carolina State University (1923-1925), among many various other positions.

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Benjamin Wilkerson

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Benjamin Williams

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Benjamin Wynns

He was a state assemblyman, militia colonel, and planter, and was born in Chowan Precinct.

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Bennett, Ernest Archie

Born May 25, 1895, in Wentworth, North Carolina. Bennett was a clerk for the City Grocery Co. in Madison, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in July 1918 and served various medical detachments until honorably discharged in November 1919. He was deployed overseas from September 1918 to October 1919.

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Benning Wentworth

He served as Governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to 1769.

Bernard F. Roeder
Berry O'Kelly

Born circa 1861 in Orange County, North Carolina. O'Kelly was a prominent Wake County entrepreneur, business leader, philanthropist, and educational advocate, who championed the uplift of African American citizens through the building of schools, political campaigning, and civic leadership.

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Bertha Mae Rice Boone

Born August 23, 1893, in North Carolina. Under the name Berter Rice, she gave testimony via affidavit during an investigation into alleged abuse of laborers by the management of the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina. At that time, she was a cook in the home of Louis Nachman.

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Bessie Bookrum Badham

Bessie Bookrum Badham, born in Chowan County, North Carolina, on July 8, 1898.

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Beth Beddingfield
Beulah Verl Clapp Thompson

Born November 8, 1901, in Guilford County, North Carolina. She married John Osbon Thompson in 1937. In 1920, she provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. She was a longtime resident of Graham, North Carolina, at which place she worked in a textile mill for many years.

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Beverly Sampson Royster

Born in Granville County, North Carolina, on January 17, 1865. Royster, a lawyer by training and profession, was a long-time member of the North Carolina National Guard, joining the service in 1886. Working his way up the ranks, he was twice appointed Adjutant General. His first stint lasted from June 1916 to August 1917 under the governorships of Locke Craig and Thomas Bickett. Upon the resignation of Lawrence W. Young, Bickett turned again to Royster to fill the position, and he served this second assignment as Adjutant General from September 1918 to June 1920.

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Bickett, Fannie Neal Yarborough

Born October 11, 1870, in Rose Hill, North Carolina. An attorney by training, Bickett (nee Yarborough) was a social worker, reformer, and civil servant who served as First Lady of the State of North Carolina from 1917 to 1921 during the administration of her husband, Gov. Thomas W. Bickett.

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Bickett, Thomas Walter

Born February 28, 1869, in Monroe, North Carolina. Bickett served as a state legislator (1907-1909), attorney general (1909-1916), and governor of the state of North Carolina (1917-1921).

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Bickett, William Yarborough

Born August 30, 1899, in Franklin County, North Carolina. The son of Gov. Thomas W. Bickett, Bickett served as his father's executive secretary in 1920, the last year of his father's administration. A lawyer by training, he was a superior court judge from 1954 to 1973.

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Bielaski, Alexander Bruce

Born April 2, 1883, in Montgomery County, Maryland. Bielaski was a career civil servant with the Department of Justice. He served as chief of the Bureau of Investigation--the predecessor agency of the modern day FBI--from April 1912 to February 1919.

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Bowley, Albert Jesse

Born November 24, 1875, in California. Bowley as a career military officer who held command of Camp Bragg (later Fort Bragg) from 1921-1928.

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Boyd Ruffin Trollinger

Born May 4, 1887, in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, Trollinger provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Graham. At the time, Trollinger was the night-time police officer for the town.

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Braswell, John David

Born May 27, 1873 (listed also as 1876), in Mitchell County, North Carolina. Braswell held several public offices, including sheriff, auditor, and register of deeds for Avery County and state senator representing Avery, Mitchell, Madison, and Yancey Counties.

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