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Charles Garrett Worley

Born September 3, 1882, in Asheville, North Carolina. Worley was a carpenter by training and secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina chapter of the American Federation of Labor from 1918 to 1929.

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Charles Hardy

Governor of Colony of New York from 1755-1757. Officer of the Royal Navy.

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Charles Harris

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

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Charles Henry Holt

Born December 28, 1864, in Johnston County, North Carolina. Holt was postmaster of Princeton, North Carolina.

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Charles Henry Ireland, Sr.

Born March 12, 1859, in Lovingston, Virginia. Ireland was a businessman in Lynchburg before moving to North Carolina in 1882. He was a longtime resident of Greensboro, where he was president and general manager of the Odell Hardware Company, which company he helped to establish in 1884.

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Charles Henry Phillips

Born March 15, 1866, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Phillips was a superintendent for the L. Banks Holt Manufacturing Company in Graham. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in that town.

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Charles Hodgson Turner

Born July 11, 1873, in Brooklyn, New York. Turner was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and the president of the Henderson Ice and Cold Storage Company in Henderson, North Carolina. During World War I, he served as chairman of the Vance County Exemption Board.

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Charles Justin Bailey

Born June 21, 1859, in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Bailey was a West Point graduate and career military officer. During World War I, he served as commander of Camp Jackson in South Carolina from October 1917 to May 1918. In August 1917, Bailey took command of the 81st Division and deployed with them to the front the following November, participating in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.

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Charles Lawrence

He was lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia and a military officer in the British Army.

Charles Lyles

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

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Charles M. Watkins

Born February 1, 1898, in Staunton, Virginia. Watkins was a private in the Durham Machine Gun Company, a national guard unit. In July 1920, he deployed with his company to Alamance County on orders from the governor to protect three African American men from a lynch mob. 

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Charles O'Hagan Laughinghouse

Born February 25, 1871, near Grimesland, North Carolina. Laughinghouse was a physician and medical administrator. During World War I, he served on the Committee of American Physicians and guided the state's mobilization of medical resources in support of the war effort. In 1918, he was drawn to active service in the Medical Reserve Corps of the army and served in Tennessee, Texas, and Oklahoma. Later that same year, he became commander of Base Hospital 85 and deployed to France until his return in March 1919.

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Charles Pinfold

Pinfold (1677-1754) was the Captain General and Governor of Barbados from 1756 to 1766. His administration occurred during the Seven Years War.  After his term, he returned to England.

 

http://viaf.org/viaf/26341897/#Pinfold,_Charles,_1677-1754

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Charles Reed Plott

Born January 18, 1880, in Virginia. Plott was an employee of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad who helped lead a movement to combat profiteering and overinflation of food, clothing, and housing in post-war (World War I) Wilmington.

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Charles Rivers Frazer

Charles Rivers Frazer, born in Auburn, Alabama, on August 3, 1879. Frazer was a graduate of Shaw University and the University of Chicago and in 1910 became Shaw's first black dean, a position he held until 1921.

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Charles Rozzelle Hilton

Born March 28, 1883, in North Carolina. Hilton was a laborer at the Nokomis Cotton Mill in Lexington, North Carolina.

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Charles Samuel Lafayette Alexander Taylor

Born circa 1859 in South Carolina. (As he was born a slave, it's likely Taylor didn't know his birthday or how old he was.) Before the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, Taylor was enslaved in Union County, North Carolina, making shoes for A. A. Laney and Patterson Houston. During the war, the shoe business continued under Confederate government contract, and the shoes Taylor made, from wood and cloth due to a leather shortage, adorned the feet of soldiers fighting for the right to keep him enslaved. Following the war, Taylor attended Quaker schools and eventually opened his own barber shop on East Trade Street in Charlotte.

Taylor was extremely active in the African American community in Charlotte. He served as captain of the African American volunteer fire company called the Neptune Volunteer Fire Company. From May 4, 1885, to May 2, 1887, he was an alderman representing the third ward of the city of Charlotte. In 1887, Taylor organized an all-African American company of the national guard in Charlotte in 1887, for which unit he served as captain. The company was rolled into the Third North Carolina Regiment of Volunteers during the Spanish American War, and Taylor was promoted to lieutenant colonel of the organization.

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Charles Saunders

He was born in 1715 and died December 7, 1775. He served as a Rear Admiral in the British Navy. He kept Townshend's army well supplied during the Seven Years' War.

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Charles Shearin

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

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Charles Spurgeon Vann

Born January 7, 1857, in Hertford County, North Carolina. Vann was an attorney in Edenton, North Carolina.

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Charles Swan

Born January 20, 1848, in Pamlico County, North Carolina.

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Charles Wallace Tatem

Born September 25, 1876, in North Carolina. Tatem was a civil engineer for the Branning Manufacturing Company in Columbia (Tyrrell County), North Carolina, who served as chairman of the Tyrrell County Exemption Board during World War I. He went on to serve seven terms as a state legislator representing Tyrrell County.

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Charles Washington Howard

Born on April 16, 1886, in Durham County, North Carolina. Howard was manager of the La Grange, North Carolina, branch of the tobacco enterprise J. M. Edmunds & Co. In 1927, Howard moved to Greenville, North Carolina, and opened his own tobacco business--Greenville Tobacco Company--which he operated until his death in 1953.

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Charles Whitlock Banner

Born April 29, 1867, in Mt. Airy, North Carolina. Banner was a physician and surgeon who specialized in ear, eye, nose, and throat diseases. During World War I, he served on the Committee of American Physicians and guided the state's mobilization of medical resources in support of the war effort.

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Charles 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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Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont

He was a brother-in-law with George Grenville. In October 1761, he was appointed Secretary of State for the Southern Department in succession to William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham.

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Charlie Hyman

Born in April 1899 in North Carolina. Hyman suffered from an undiagnosed psychological condition which required his admission to the state insane asylum in Raleigh in late 1919. Tragically, Hyman died the next year from the effects of tuberculosis, just seven months after arriving at the institution. He was the son of Robert and Ann Hyman of Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

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Charlie Lacy Elliott

Born in Cumberland County, North Carolina, on April 24, 1899. Though he registered for the draft and was singled out by Gov. Thomas W. Bickett for service during World War I, he doesn't seem to have actually been inducted into the military--he had no service card and the 1930 census has "no" written in the column designating veteran status. Elliott was a minister later in life.

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Cherokee Organization
Chester Albert Hall

Born August 2, 1892, in Cedar Creek, North Carolina. At the outbreak of World War I, Hall was employed as a laborer at the Delson Manufacturing Company in Cedar Creek, North Carolina.

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Chester Floyd Vogler

Born October 14, 1890, in Yadkin County, North Carolina. Vogler was a printer for J. B. Johnston in Mebane when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917.

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Choctaw Organization
Christofer Marz

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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Christopher Brandon

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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Christopher C. Shaw

Born in April 1871 in North Carolina. Shaw served as sheriff of Davidson County, North Carolina, from 1912 to 1916. During World War I, he chairman of the Davidson County Exemption Board.

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Christopher Kilby

Kilby (1705-1771) was the contractor of supplies for the southern American colonies during the French and Indian War.

 

http://viaf.org/viaf/66327008/#Kilby,_Christopher,_1705-1771

Church, Phillip Filo

Born February 13, 1896, in Summit (Wilkes County), North Carolina. Church was a farmer in Summit when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was called to service in May 1918 and sent to Camp Jackson, South Carolina. Afraid of the influenza pandemic and its spread, Church deserted the camp on July 15 and returned home to Wilkes County. He returned to the service the day before the Armistice took effect and died of pneumonia and influenza on January 22, 1919.

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Church, William Nathaniel

Born October 5, 1849, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Church was a baptist minister in the Summit community.

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Church, Winfield Scott

Born March 5, 1879, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. During World War I, Church served with the Quartermaster Corps at Camp Meigs in Washington, D.C., and Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland. He was honorably discharged on September 13, 1918, on account of having dependent relatives.

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Cicero Pilades Albright

Born January 16, 1855, in Graham, North Carolina. Albright was Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for Alamance. In July 1920, he contacted the governor's office to request assistance in putting down a lynch mob.

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Clarence Albert Shore

Born November 26, 1873, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Shore was a physician who served as director of the North Carolina Laboratory of Hygiene in Raleigh from 1908 to 1933.

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Clarence Edward Hix

Born May 7, 1874 in South Carolina. Hix was the superintendent of transportation for the Seaboard Airline Railroad in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Clarence Pharr McNeely, Sr.

Born July 14, 1873, in Iredell County, North Carolina. McNeely was a banker who served as mayor of Mooresville, North Carolina from 1919 to 1929.

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Clark, M. L.

Worked in the office of Alexander Bruce Bielaski, director of the Bureau of Investigation, in August 1918

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Claude William Howard

Born April 24, 1887, in Smith Grove, North Carolina. Howard was a farmer in Advance, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was inducted into the service in December of that year and assigned to the 156 Depot Brigade. He died of "cerebro spinal fever" at Camp Jackson in South Carolina on December 31, 1917.

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Claudius Amyand
Clem William Bradshaw

Born July 23, 1894, in Swepsonville, North Carolina. Bradshaw served two stints in the army during World War I, but health troubles each time necessitated his discharge by surgeon's certificate of disability. In 1920, Foster provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

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Clement Manly

Born February 15, 1853, in New Bern, North Carolina. Manly was an attorney who practiced law with Furnifold M. Simmons in New Bern until relocating to Winston-Salem in 1890 where he practiced with future governor Robert B. Glenn.

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Cleveland Charles Mangum

Born October 22, 1883, in Durham, North Carolina. Mangum served as chairman and president of the Pilot Cotton Mills Union in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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