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Samuel Sackett was a resident of colonial America who owned a sloop called Hester in 1761.

Lionel Sackville (1688-1765), 1st Duke of Dorset, was a British politician and nobleman who served as Lord President of the Council (1745-1751) and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1730-1737 & 1750-1755).

John Sale was a resident of Chowan Precinct, North Carolina. In May 1722 he signed a note acknowledging that he owed eleven pounds to John Hoyter, chief of the Chowanoke Indians. Sale died sometime between October 1722 and March 1723, at which… Read More

John Sallis (c. 1717- c. 1759) was a Captain in the Granville County militia. His reputation as a serious drill master annoyed the rank and file. He was also a member of the Commission of Peace.

James Armstrong Salter was born in Wisconsin on April 23, 1874. A prominent architect in Raleigh, Salter served as State Architect of North Carolina from May 1919 to March 1921. Salter died on December 18, 1939.

John Salter was a resident of colonial Johnston County. In an undated petition, he joined others in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs to appoint another justice to serve their section of the county.

Robert Salter (d. 1779) was a soldier and politician from Pitt County. A member of the Pitt County Committee of Safety in 1774, he represented Pitt in the Third Provincial Congress and was a state senator in 1777-8. He served as a Lt. Colonel in… Read More

John Sampson (died 1784) was an Ireland-born planter, colonial administrator, militia officer, and nephew of George Vaughan. He held numerous offices during the course of his career: justice of the peace in New Hanover County (1740), town… Read More

John Robert Sams was born in Union County, Tennessee, on July 15, 1848. Sams was a prominent farmer in Mars Hill (Madison County) who served as a member of the Madison County Board of Education, as farm agent for Polk and Madison counties, and as… Read More

William Marsh Sanders was born on February 13, 1858, near Smithfield, North Carolina. Sanders was a banker, businessman, and farmer who served on the executive board of the state fair, a term as president of the North Carolina Cotton Growers… Read More

Worth Sanders (born ca. 1899) was a Black man accused of participating in the murder of white Wendell (Johnston County) resident… Read More

Richard Sanderson was raised in Currituck Precinct, North Carolina, the son of a member of the North Carolina Council. After a career in the maritime industry, Sanderson became a justice of the North Carolina General Court in 1712 and later held… Read More

Samuel Sandys was a British politician who held several influential offices, including Chancellor of the Exchequer (1742-1743), Speaker of the House of Lords (1756-1757), and First Lord of Trade (1761-1763).

The Saponi are a tribe of American Indians that traditionally lived on lands along the border of the Virginia and North Carolina colonies in the Piedmont region. In response to European encroachment, some Saponi people went north into New York… Read More

Henry Clement Satterfield was born on March 8, 1882, in Person County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Durham, North Carolina, Satterfield was engaged in the lumber industry, eventually working his way up to president of the Cary Lumber… Read More

Charles Saunders (circa 1713-1775) was a British naval officer who, with the rank of rear admiral, commanded the British fleet in the capture of Quebec (1759) during the Seven Years' War.

Florida Call Saunders (née Cotten) was born September 29, 1841. Saunders was the wife of Confederate veteran and suspected Ku Klux Klan leader William L. Saunders. She died in Chapel Hill (Orange County) on July 9, 1865.

Jesse Saunders was born in Virginia on July 22, 1743. A resident of Granville County, North Carolina, from 1775 to 1776 he served as a captain in the Hillsborough District Minutemen and then in 1776 he became a captain in the 6th North Carolina… Read More

William G. Saunders was born in North Carolina circa 1870. Saunders was superintendent of the North Carolina Mutual and Provident Association office in Washington, North Carolina.Read More

William Johnson Saunders was born in North Carolina on January 3, 1835. Saunders was a University of North Carolina graduate, attorney, and Confederate officer. He died in Raleigh (Wake County) on November 16, 1906.

William Laurence Saunders was born in Raleigh in 1835. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he involved himself in editing for the university magazine. During his time at the university he often visited the Cotten… Read More

Britton Savage was a resident of Martin County. In September 1777 he and his brother were… Read More

Frank Adrian Savage was born on September 22, 1895, near Greenville, North Carolina. Savage was the manager of his father's livery stable in Greenville, North Carolina, upon the outbreak of World War I. The Eastern District Exemption Board… Read More

Sterling Savage was a resident of Martin County. In September 1777 he and his brother were… Read More

On 31 August 1771 William Savage gave a deposition in support of John Pugh, a prominent Regulator. Pugh had been tried in a special Court of Oyer and Terminer five months earlier on 11 March 1771 for… Read More

Alfred Moore Scales was born on August 20, 1870, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Scales was a real estate investor and attorney in Greensboro. He died there on January 13, 1940.

Mary "Minnie" Steele Scales (née Lord) was born in Salisbury (Rowan County), North Carolina on January 30, 1840. As a teenager, Scales attended Saint Mary's School in Raleigh and features prominently in the diary of friend and classmate Margaret… Read More

Eli Thomas Scarborough was born on January 29, 1857 in Wake County, North Carolina. Scarborough served in the General Assembly (1909 and 1911 sessions) and on the Wake County Board of Commissioners (1911-1923). He died in Eagle Rock (Wake County… Read More

Robert Schaw (died circa 1786) was a merchant, planter, militia officer, and town commissioner in colonial Wilmington. In an undated petition, he joined others in asking royal governor Arthur Dobbs for aid in controlling an outbreak of disease… Read More

Charles Alexander Scott was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on September 24, 1883. Scott was employed in his father's (Joseph James Scott) house moving business. He died of influenza on November 1, 1918 at… Read More

Charles Alonzo Scott was born on February 8, 1867, in Alamance County, North Carolina. In 1898, Scott founded the National Bank of Alamance, for which institution he served as cashier, vice president, and, later, president. In 1920, he provided… Read More

Donnell Everett Scott was born on March 3, 1887, in Graham, North Carolina. Scott was drafted into federal service from the national guard in August 1917 as a major for service during the First World War. He was subsequently promoted to… Read More

Elizabeth Scott was born in New Hanover County, North Carolina in about 1756. A resident of Wilmington for her whole life, in 1839 she made a sworn affidavit in support of Lucy Brown's widow's pension application. She died in New Hanover County… Read More

George Grant Scott was born on December 2, 1869, in Virginia. Scott was a lead certified public accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina. He served as the director of the Division of Accounts in the State Department of Revenue from 1934 to his… Read More

George Randolph Scott was born on January 23, 1898, in Orange County, Virginia. During World War I, Scott served with the Coast Artillery Corps of the North Carolina National Guard and then Battery B of the 2nd Trench Mortar Battalion. From May… Read More

Grover Cleveland Scott was born on June 3, 1884, in Missouri. Scott was a foreman for the Tallassee Power Company in Badin, North Carolina. During an investigation into maltreatment of Tallassee employees by management in 1919, it was alleged… Read More

Henderson Scott was born in North Carolina on March 13, 1814. A farmer in Alamance County, in July 1870 he was arrested and charged with being a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Scott was transferred Yanceyville, Caswell County for trial, but the… Read More

James Sidney Scott was born in North Carolina on December 8, 1827.  A merchant in Alamance County, in July 1870 he was arrested and charged with being a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Scott was transferred Yanceyville, Caswell County for trial, but… Read More

John Scott was a resident of the district of Edenton. In May 1778 he came before the Edenton District Superior Court, where he was indicted for assault.

John Scott 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, Scott joined others from the Salisbury District in… Read More

John Levi "Jack" Scott, Jr. was born in Graham (Alamance County), North Carolina on April 26, 1859. Scott was a cotton manufacturer and banker who served as a state senator (1913 & 1917) and as the director of the North Carolina School for… Read More

Joseph Scott was a Quaker from Nansemond County, Virginia and resided in Perquimans Precinct, North Carolina by 1672. There he purchased and indentured Sanders, an American Indian man, passing the indenture contract to his wife Mary Scott upon… Read More

Joseph James Scott was born in Oberlin, Ohio, circa 1861. Scott was a man of considerable means and wealth. The Ohio native may have arrived in the Goldsboro area around 1885 when, according to advertisements… Read More

Mary Hudson Scott was a Quaker who resided in Perquimans Precinct by 1680. Though her maiden name is unknown, she married Henry Hudson, who died in 1680. Later in 1683 she married Joseph Scott, who died in 1685. Mary and Joseph hosted a Quaker… Read More

Robert Walter Scott, Sr. was born in Alamance County, North Carolina, on July 24, 1861. A lifelong advocate of agricultural progress, Scott served as a legislator representing Alamance in the General Assembly (1889-1891 and 1903 in the state… Read More

Severn Scott (d. 1797) was a resident of Chowan and later Perquimans 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… Read More

Solomon Hudson Scott was born in Jones County, North Carolina, on April 29, 1854. Scott was a farmer and grocery merchant who served for many years on the board of aldermen in New Bern. He died there on November 18, 1935.