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Richard Fagan was a resident of Tyrrell and later Washington Counties. In 1777 he along with his brothers and… Read More

Stephen Fagan (c1755-1813) was a resident of Tyrrell and later Martin Counties. In 1777 he and his brothers swore three oaths of secrecy before… Read More

William Fagan was a resident of Tyrrell County. In 1777 he and his brothers swore three oaths of secrecy before … Read More

Reuben Fairchild (d. 1779) was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten North Carolina's independence.

Robert Winslow Faires was born in North Carolina in about 1825. A resident of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, he worked at various times as a gold miner and a farmer. In 1851 he married Susannah Amanda Plummer and the couple had at least nine… Read More

Susannah Amanda Plummer Faires was born in North Carolina in 1832. A resident of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, she married Robert Winslow Faires in 1851 and the couple had at least nine children together. In 1855 she signed an affidavit in… Read More

Annie Haywood Bryan Faison (née Badger) was born in North Carolina on April 4, 1841. Faison was twice a widow during the course of her adult life. Her first husband was Dr. William S. Bryan (1832-1869), and her second husband was Paul F. Faison (… Read More

Henry J. Faison was born on January 31, 1857, in Faison, North Carolina. Faison was a farmer in Duplin County, North Carolina. He died in Faison on August 19, 1944.

Samson Lane Faison was born on November 29, 1860, in Faison, North Carolina. Faison was a West Point graduate and career military officer who commanded the 60th Infantry Brigade of the 30th Division during World War I. He died in Baltimore,… Read More

William Williams Faison was born on August 16, 1854, in Sampson County, North Carolina. Faison was a physician who served as superintendent of the North Carolina Asylum for the Colored Insane in Goldsboro from 1906 to his death on October 22,… Read More

Thomas Falkner was a resident of colonial North Carolina and became the Secretary and Clerk of the Crown for that colony in 1761.

James Fallaw was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten North Carolina's independence.

William Fallaw was a resident of Bertie County. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten North Carolina's independence.

William Stuart Fallis was born in North Carolina on December 17, 1868. Fallis was a lifelong civil engineer who dedicated his career to the building of the road system in North Carolina, working his way up from county engineer to a six-year stint… Read More

Francis Fane (circa 1698-1757) was a British politician who served as counsel to the Board of Trade from 1725 to 1746. As counsel, he interpreted policy and colonial law and weighed the interests of the colonial assemblies with those of the crown… Read More

Henry Fane (1703-1777) was a British politician who served as chief clerk of the Treasury (1742-1757) and clerk to the Privy Council (1756-1764).

Winter Fargie was a resident of colonial America who owned the sloop Dove in 1761.

Zene Walter Faries was born on August 3, 1868, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Faries, whose name was often misspelled as "Ferris" or "Farris," was a police officer in Lincoln and Stanly Counties. He died in Lincolnton on July 1, 1938.

William Farris (circa 1705-circa 1757) was a merchant and local officeholder in colonial Wilmington. He served as town representative in the Assembly from 1739 to 1745. In 1755, he served as foreman of a "Grand Inquest for the Counties of New… Read More

Thomas Farmer was born in about 1750. He served as a lieutenant colonel of the Orange County Regiment of the North Carolina Militia from 1780 to 1783. In 1782 and 1783 he also represented Hillsborough in the North Carolina Assembly. He may have… Read More

Matthias Farnan (b. c1749) was arrested and jailed in New Bern for robbery some time in 1777. On September 11, 1777, he escaped out of prison wearing a dark jacket and a straw hat. There was a reward of $5 offered for his capture, but any further… Read More

Richard Farr was a resident of colonial North Carolina. In 1755, he joined other merchants, traders, and planters in petitioning the Board of Trade for relief on trade restrictions.

Thomas Farrel was a resident of colonial Anson County. In an undated petition, he joined other Anson County residents in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs to organize a patrol to defend against attacks by members of the Catawba, Cherokee, Seneca… Read More

Joseph James Farriss was born on September 28, 1865, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Farriss was a newspaperman and civic leader in High Point who served as postmaster, chairman of the local chapter of the Red Cross, and president of the Chamber of… Read More

Logan Elmore Farthing was born on June 5, 1879, in Boone, North Carolina. He was a physician who lived in Chatham County and later Wilmington, North Carolina. He died at the latter place on March 31, 1938.

Morris Ritner Faulkner was born on June 19, 1872, in Pennsylvania. Faulkner was a physician in the Vineland, New Jersey, community for several years. During World War I, he served as regimental surgeon for the 317th Field Artillery. He died in… Read More

Francis Fauquier (circa 1703-1768) was a British colonial administrator who served as lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1758 until his death in 1768 under two absentee royal governors: John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun, and Sir Jeffery… Read More

Mary Franklin Fearrington (née Pass) was born on March 16, 1862, in Sampson County, North Carolina. In 1889, she married Dr. Joseph Peyton Fearrington. She died in Winston-Salem on December 16, 1940.

Walter Columbus Feimster was born on August 31, 1866, in Iredell County, North Carolina. Feimster was an attorney in Newton, North Carolina. He died there on July 3, 1942.

Noah Felton (d. c1814) was a resident of Chowan and later Gates County. In 1778 he refused to take an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina, but he continued to live in the state after the war.

Shadrack Felton (d. 1800) was a resident of Chowan and later Gates County. In 1778 he was recorded as still needing to be summoned to either take or refuse an oath pledging allegiance to the State of North Carolina. Whatever his decision, he… Read More

William Felton (d. 1817) was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 after initially refusing, he ultimately signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten… Read More

Rufus Calvin Felts was born in Elkin (Surry County), North Carolina, on December 17, 1893. Felts was a farmer and later a powerhouse electrician in Elkin. During the July 1916 flood, Felts lost his entire crop. He died in Virginia Beach, Virginia… Read More

During Arthur Dobb's royal gubernatorial administration, Richard Fenner (died 1766) served as deputy clerk of council, deputy secretary, and deputy register of the Court of Chancery. 

William Walter Fentress was born on October 1, 1892 in Norfolk, Virginia. A firefighter by trade, Fentress was active in the Columbian Union. He died in Virginia Beach on March 7, 1970.

James Ferebee (d. 1789) was a resident of Currituck County. In 1778 he was listed on a witness list as being able to provide testimony against… Read More

Miles Whitehurst Ferebee was born on June 27, 1878, in Camden County, North Carolina. Ferebee was a farmer and automobile dealer who served as the register of Deeds for Camden County (1910-1916) and as a state legislator representing Camden… Read More

Samuel William Ferebee was born on April 13, 1859, in Pamlico County, North Carolina. Ferebee was a farmer and merchant in Pamlico, and later Craven, County. He died in New Bern (Craven County) on September 10, 1944.

James Ferguson was a longtime colonial merchant who volunteered for the British Army. He served under the command of Major General Jeffery Amherst.

Patrick Ferguson was born in Scotland on June 4, 1744. A British army officer, he lead the Loyalist Militia during the Battle of King's Mountain in 1780 and when he refused to surrender, he was shot by Patriot Militiamen on October 7, 1780.

Thomas Ferguson was born in Scotland in about 1750. A resident of Wilkes County, North Carolina he served as a lieutenant under Captain Moses Guest in the Wilkes County Regiment of the North Carolina Militia in 1780. He died in Wilkes County on… Read More

Adam Fergusson was born in North Carolina in 1796. A farmer and lawyer in Smith County, Tennessee, he acted as a pension agent for Lydia Ray in her successful attempt to secure a Revolutionary War widow's pension. He died in Smith County in 1862… Read More

Patrick Fergusson was born in Scotland in about 1791. A lawyer and farmer he served as a justice of the peace in Smith County, Tennessee. By 1850 he moved to Macon County, Tennessee and he died sometime after 1853.

William Preston Few was born in Greenville County, South Carolina on December 29, 1867. Few was an educator who served as president of Trinity College (now Duke University) from 1910 to 1940. He died in Durham (Durham County) on October 16, 1940… Read More

William Filgo (d. 1831) was a resident of Bertie County. In 1777 he served as a grand juror in the fall session of the … Read More

William Cake Filgo was a resident of Bertie County. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten North Carolina's independence.

George Ransom Finch was born on October 13, 1865, in Wilson County, North Carolina. Finch was a farmer in the Bailey community of Nash County, North Carolina. He died in Wilson (Wilson County) on July 31, 1944.

Thomas Jefferson Finch was born on December 1, 1864, in Randolph County, North Carolina. Finch was a bank president and proprietor of the Thomasville Chair Company. During World War I, he served as a member of the state's western district… Read More

Robert Findlater was born in Aberdeen, Scotland around 1808. A longtime resident of Raleigh, Findlater was a businessman and stonecutter who worked on the construction of the state capitol in the 1830s. He was discovered deceased at his home… Read More

Luther Augustus Fink was born on April 13, 1879, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Fink served in the military during the Spanish American War and again in the Philippine Islands in 1903. Following the… Read More