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William Tabb was a resident in colonial North Carolina. Around 1763, he joined others in signing a letter of petition to royal governor Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother, who had been accused of horse stealing.

Thomas Tabert 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.

Nelly Evans was a free woman of color who was born in Lunenburg, Virginia in about 1762. In about 1764 she and her family moved to Granville County, North Carolina. On January 1, 1778 she married William Taburn in nearby Bute County, North… Read More

William Taburn was a free man of color born in Northampton County, North Carolina in about 1758. In 1776 he enlisted as a private in the 6th North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line, but he was excused from service after offering his wagon… Read More

William Howard Taft was born on September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Taft was the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913). During World War I, he served as president of the League to Enforce Peace. He died in Washington, D.C., on… Read More

John Talbot (circa 1712-1756) was a British politician who served as a member of the Board of Trade from 1755 until his death in 1756.

Jones Taler was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he refused to take the oath of allegiance to the State of North Carolina.

Tallassee Power Company was an energy company incorporated in 1905. Beginning in October 1931, it was known as Carolina Aluminum Company.

George Wendell Tandy was born on November 27, 1893, in Franklin, Illinois. Tandy served two years with the Illinois national guard but was exempted from the draft during World War I on account of his recent marriage. In late 1919, he joined the… Read More

Kenneth Spencer Tanner was born on May 30, 1890, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tanner was a textile executive connected with Cleghorn Mills, Spencer Mills, Florence Mills, and Parsley & Tanner when he registered for the draft (World War I) in… Read More

Lucy Yarborough Tanner was born in Virginia Kentucky in about 1783. A resident Bath and later Scott County, Kentucky, she married John P. Tanner in 1812. As a surviving daughter of Randolph and Mary Yarborough, she was rightfully eligible to… Read More

Joel Tapley 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.

Near Tapley 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.

Banastre Tarleton was born in Liverpool, England on August 21, 1754. In 1775 he became an officer in a British dragoon unit and sailed to America as part of the British Army. In 1778 he became a lieutenant colonel of a mixed cavalry and infantry… Read More

Robert Tate 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

Samuel McDowell Tate was born in Morganton (Burke County), North Carolina, on September 6th, 1830. Tate was a merchant, soldier, railroad official, and legislator. During the Civil War, Tate was a Major in the Confederate Army. He died in… Read More

Charles Wallace Tatem was born on 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… Read More

James Tauncey was a resident of colonial America who owned a schooner called St. Michael in 1761.

David Thomas Tayloe was born on February 22, 1864, near Townesville, Granville County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Washington, North Carolina, Tayloe was a physician and surgeon who served on the Committee of American Physicians and… Read More

Abram Taylor (d. 1801) was a resident of Bertie County. In 1777 he served as a grand juror in the fall session of the … Read More

Alfred Tennyson Taylor was born on April 2, 1892, in Johnston County, North Carolina. Taylor was state food inspector when the draft for World War I was rolled out. He died in Raleigh on November 21, 1962.

Charles Collins Taylor was born on September 21, 1866, in Winchester, Virginia. Taylor was vice-president of the Security Life and Trust Company of Winston-Salem and the secretary of the Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company of Greensboro. … Read More

Charles Samuel Lafayette Alexander Taylor was born circa 1859 in South Carolina. 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… Read More

Christopher Taylor was born in Bedford County, Virginia in about 1746. In 1768 he married Mary Edwards. In 1776 he joined the Tennessee State Militia as a captain in the Washington County Regiment and served throughout the war on numerous… Read More

David Taylor (d. 1794) was a resident of Chowan County. A slave patroller, Taylor was responsible for policing the movements and behaviors of enslaved people in the area, ensuring that no enslaved people tried to self emancipate themselves or… Read More

Henry Taylor was born in Bedford County, Virginia on December 10, 1771. The son of a Revolutionary War veteran, he resided in Washington County, Tennessee as a farmer. He died in Washington County on October 29, 1856.

Isaac Montrose Taylor was born in New Bern (Craven County) on October 29, 1857. He moved to Morganton (Burke County) in 1884, where he served as an assistant physician for the state mental hospital for seventeen years. He also served as director… Read More

James Frederick Taylor was born in Lenoir County, North Carolina, on September 8, 1864. During World War I, Taylor served as the chairman of the Lenoir County Liberty Loan Campaign and as a speaker for the Four… Read More

John Taylor 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.

John Douglas Taylor was born in Wilmington, New Hanover County on  March 24, 1831. He attended the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1853 before becoming a planter and politician, and he was involved in Eliza Margaret Cotten's social… Read More

Joseph Taylor was a resident of Edenton District. In 1777 James Rawlings swore both Joseph and… Read More

Judge Bynum Taylor was born on June 19, 1894, in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Taylor was a farmer in Watauga County who was drafted into military service during World War I. In February 1918, he was discharged by surgeon's certificate of… Read More

Mary Edwards Taylor was born in Maryland in about 1750. In 1768 she married Christopher Taylor, who later served as a captain in the Washington County Regiment of the Tennessee Militia and led several expeditions against the American Indians in… Read More

Richard Taylor was born in Virginia on January 17, 1753. He served as a Captain in the Granville County Regiment of the North Carolina Militia in 1777. In 1778 he became a captain in the North Carolina New Levies unit under Lt. Colonel Archibald… Read More

Richard Taylor Jr. was a resident of Martin County. In 1778 he signed a bond promising that Daniel… Read More

Richard Taylor Sr. was a resident of Martin County. He claimed that John Lewellen told him he… Read More

Robert Taylor (d. 1790) was a resident of Chowan and later Gates 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

Robert Rives Taylor was born on December 13, 1882, near Emporia, Virginia. Taylor was an insurance agent in Gatesville, North Carolina, who served as chairman of the Gates County Exemption Board during World War I. He was later district manager… Read More

Robert Southerland Taylor was born in Mount Olive, North Carolina, on January 8, 1876. Taylor was a farmer, newspaper publisher, and printer who served as president of the North Carolina Association of the Deaf and as a member of the board of… Read More

Thomas Taylor was a lieutenant colonel in a regiment of Pasquotank County militia in December 1754.

Thomas Taylor was a resident of Chowan Precinct, North Carolina. In 1733 he made an agreement with the Chowanoke Nation in which they allowed him to rent a portion of their land for thirteen years in exchange for 250 pounds of tobacco a year. He… Read More

Thomas Taylor was born in Amelia County, Virginia on September 10, 1743. A resident of Richland County, South Carolina, he served as a colonel in the Camden District Brigade of the South Carolina State Troops from 1780 to 1783. He was captured… Read More

Thomas Taylor was a resident of Pasquotank Precinct, North Carolina. In 1704 the North Carolina Council ordered him, along with several other men, to assist in a land survey for the Yeopim tribe. Any further information about this individual has… Read More

Walker Taylor was born in Marion, South Carolina on October 26, 1864. A longtime resident of Wilmington (New Hanover County), Taylor was a banker, businessman, and onetime U.S. Collector of Customs. Taylor was a leading conspirator in the 1898… Read More

William Taylor was born in Culpeper County, Virginia on December 19, 1737. A resident of Orange and Granville Counties in North Carolina, he served as a lt. col. of the 6th Regiment of the North Carolina State Troops during the American… Read More

William Taylor was born in Ireland around 1806. Taylor was a stonecutter who worked on the construction of the state capitol in Raleigh in the 1830s. While in Raleigh, he married Eliza Earp in February 1838, and the couple later relocated to… Read More

Clarence Wade Teague was born March 27, 1872, in Burlington, North Carolina. Around 1889, Teague moved to Durham, North Carolina, where he was a postmaster, realtor, and clerk for a cotton mill. He died in Durham (Durham County) on June 19, 1934… Read More

Alexander Telfair (1738-1786) was a Scottish merchant who established a successful business in Halifax. A loyalist, when the state of North Carolina required all citizens to take an oath of allegiance to the new state in 1777, Telfair refused and… Read More

John Temple (1732-1798) was a Boston-born colonial administrator who served as surveyor general of customs in the Northern District of America (1761-1767), commissioner of revenue (1767-1774), lieutenant governor of New Hampshire (1761-1774), and… Read More