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Alexander Macauley (died 1766) was an Ireland-born politician, ecclesiastical lawyer, and King's Counsel who authored influential political treatises. His last name may also be found spelled as "MacAulay" or "McAuley" or some other variation… Read More

John Maccubbin was a resident of colonial Salisbury. Around 1763, William Strother and Oliver Wallace were accused of horse stealing, found guilty, and sentenced to death. In an undated petition, Maccubbin joined others from the Salisbury… Read More

John MacDowell (1717-1763) was an ordained Anglican minister who served congregations at St. James Parish, Wilmington (1754-1757) and St. James and St. Philips, Brunswick (1758). In 1758, he assumed the rectorate of St. Philips, and in 1762, he… Read More

Thomas Machen was a local office holder in Bute County, North Carolina. In 1778 he witnessed a marriage bond between William Taburn and Evans. In 1779 the county of Bute was divided into Warren and Franklin Counties. He died in Warren County in… Read More

Francis Macilwean was one of the original trustees of Kinston, NC along with future governor Read More

Charles MacIver [name unclear] 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… Read More

Joseph Jenkins Mackay, Jr. was born on February 11, 1891, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Mackay served as executive secretary to Governor Locke Craig. During World War I, Mackay served as the director of military enrollment for the state of North… Read More

William MacKenzie served as captain of militia troops in New Hanover County around 1755.

Thomas Mackey (d. 1793) was a justice of the peace for Tyrrell County. In 1777 he received the depositions from several Tyrrell County residents who were involved in the Gourd Patch Conspiracy. He also served as a clerk of the court for Tyrrell… Read More

William Mackey was a deputy marshal for Chowan County, North Carolina. In that role, he was responsible for enforcing the court's orders and serving warrants. He died in about 1769.

William Mackey was a resident of colonial North Carolina who operated Mackey's Ferry over the Albemarle Sound. In 1755, he joined other merchants, traders, and planters in petitioning the Board of Trade for relief on trade restrictions.

William Mackie was a resident of colonial Currituck County. In an undated petition, he joined other Currituck County magistrates in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs for relief from the "Emcumbrancys" of having the registers office located… Read More

A. Maclaine as a resident of colonial North Carolina. In a petition, he joined others in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs for aid in controlling an outbreak of disease that was then decimating cattle, threatening both beef and leather… Read More

John Maclaney was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he refused to take an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina.

Angus Dhu MacLean was born on July 12, 1877, in Maxton, North Carolina. MacLean was a lawyer and legislator. He was the law partner of United States Congressman John H. Small, in Washington, North Carolina. MacLean died in Raleigh on September 1… Read More

James Macnatt, Jr., was a resident of colonial Johnston County. In an undated petition, he joined other members of the Johnston County militia in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs to commission new captains for their unit.

James Macnatt, Sr., was a resident of colonial Johnston County. In an undated petition, he joined other members of the Johnston County militia in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs to commission new captains for their unit.

John Macnatt was a resident of colonial Johnston County. In an undated petition, he joined other members of the Johnston County militia in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs to commission new captains for their unit.

Augustus Canfield Macomb was born on October 17, 1854 in Detroit, Michigan. Macomb was a career army officer who served during the Spanish American War and World War I. During World War I, he was for a time commander of Camp Greene outside of… Read More

Francis Atherton Macon was born on March 18, 1872, in North Carolina. Macon, a dentist by training, held the rank of major general and oversaw the pay department of the North Carolina National Guard during the World War I era. He died in… Read More

Nathaniel Macon was born on Shocco Creek in modern Warren County, North Carolina on December 17, 1758. Macon was a militiaman and state legislator (1781-1782, 1784-1785, & 1790) who served in the United States Congress from 1791 until his… Read More

Enslaved near Henry Ould in South Mills, NC - birth about 1828, resident of Lincolnville, Norfolk, Virginia - laborer

Hugh MacRae was born on March 30, 1865, in Carbonton, North Carolina. MacRae was a prominent businessman in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was also influential in the establishment of several immigrant colonies in the eastern part of the state… Read More

Abraham Maer (d. 1783) was a resident of Bertie County. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promising to report any treasonous conspiracies that might threaten North Carolina's independence. Later… Read More

Lawrence Mague was a planter in Chowan Precinct, North Carolina. In 1721 he was part of the grand jury that indicted John Cope, an American Indian man, with burglary and trespassing. He died in Bertie County, North Carolina in about 1740.

Thomas Ferrall Maguire, Jr. was born on March 13, 1895, in Raleigh, North Carolina. During World War I, Maguire was a cashier at the Farmers Bank in Greenville, North Carolina. He died in Raleigh on April 17, 1939.

Nick Major was an American Indian who was a member of the Meherrin nation. Born in about 1651… Read More

Thomas Major (1720-1799) was a well known engraver in Great Britain who worked for various members of the nobility. He engraved four portraits of Earl Granville and later became chief engraver of the seals to the Crown. 

John Malcolm was born in Boston, Massachusetts on 20 May 1723. A mariner and merchant, in 1771 Malcolm was appointed as a customs comptroller at Currituck, North Carolina. As a royal officer, Malcom supported the crown during the War of… Read More

James "Jimmy" Ellis Malone, Jr., was born on June 17, 1895, in Louisburg, North Carolina. During World War I, Malone served as the enrolling clerk for the administration of the draft in North Carolina. In June 1918, he resigned his position as… Read More

Addison Goodloe Mangum was born on January 17, 1867, in Orange County, North Carolina. A lawyer by training, Mangum served in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1907, 1908, and 1919. He was a senior partner of the Gastonia-based law office of… Read More

Alvis Beam Mangum was born on November 24, 1894, in Rougemont, North Carolina. Mangum was a machinist for, and later superintendent of, the Sellers Hosiery Mills in Burlington, North Carolina. He died in Burlington on September 21, 1977.

Cleveland Charles Mangum was born on October 22, 1883, in Durham, North Carolina. Mangum served as chairman and president of the Pilot Cotton Mills Union in Raleigh, North Carolina. He died in Cary, North Carolina on August 25, 1953.

James Wilson Mangum was born on November 30, 1861, in Durham County, North Carolina. Mangum was a farmer and carpenter. He died in Durham on October 25, 1934.

Samuel Newton Mangum was born on March 12, 1901, in Durham County, North Carolina. Mangum 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… Read More

Hillery Manning (d. 1809) 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.… Read More

Charles Manly was born in Chatham County, North Carolina, on May 13, 1795. The son of Revolutionary War veteran Basil Manly, Charles Manly attended Chatham Academy before attending the University of North Carolina. After graduating, he started a… Read More

Clement Manly was born on 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.… Read More

Sarah Carolina Manly (née Henry) was born in North Carolina on November 20, 1825. Manly was a cousin of Margaret Elizabeth Engelhard (née Cotten) and wife of John Haywood Manly. Around 1854 or 1855, she and her family relocated to Houston, Texas… Read More

Uri Manly was born in Massachusetts on December 25, 1806. A lawyer in Clark County, Illinois, he also served as the judge of the county court from 1835 to 1843. A Democrat, he also represented Clark as in the Illinois House from 1834 to 1836 and… Read More

John Mann was a resident of North Carolina local to the area near Roanoke Island and New Inlet on the Outer Banks. He captured… Read More

John Mann 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.

Julian Smith Mann was born in Middletown (Hyde County), North Carolina, on August 15, 1863. Mann was an attorney, a farmer, and a legislator who served as superintendent of state prisons from 1904 to 1916. He died in Raleigh on March 26, 1946.… Read More

Mary Mann and her four children were living in Elkin on the Surry County side of the Yadkin River when a devastating July 1916 flood washed away everything they had. No further information could be found.

Samuel Spencer Mann was born on April 3, 1867, in Hyde County, North Carolina. Mann was a clerk for the Hyde County court, the secretary of the Rivers and Harbors Commission, and a state senator. He died in Hyde County on September 10, 1940.

Benjamin Manning (d. 1784) 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.

James Smith Manning was born on June 11, 1859, in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Manning served as city attorney for Durham (1886-1887), state legislator from Durham County, justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court (1909-1911), and state attorney… Read More