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Andrew Marshall Basinger was born July 8, 1870, in Rowan County, North Carolina. Basinger was president of the Cotton States Wagon Company in Charlotte, North Carolina, and later worked as the state representative for the C. D. Frank Co., a… Read More

Cader Bass (d. 1791) was a resident of Bertie County. In 1777 he served as a grand juror in the fall session of the … Read More

Jacob Bass (d. 1810) 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.

Lucius Virginius Bassett was born on March 2, 1861, in Tarboro, North Carolina. Bassett was an attorney who served as state senator from Edgecombe and Halifax Counties from 1909 to 1913. During World War I, he served as chairman of the Edgecombe… Read More

Richard Batchlear was born in Virginia in about 1674. A resident of colonial North Carolina by 1697, in 1704 he and several other colonists near present-day Bath submitted a petition against the Mattamuskeet. Geneaological records suggest this… Read More

James Bate (d. 1787) 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. Later in… Read More

John Bateman (d. 1802) 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.

Nehemiah Bateman (d. 1785) 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 Bateman (d. 1780) 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.

Kemp Plummer Battle was born in Louisburg (Franklin County), North Carolina, on December 19, 1831. Battle was an attorney, professor, and public servant who served as a trustee for (1862-1868 & 1874-1919) and president of (1876-1891) the… Read More

Richard Henry Battle was born in Louisburg (Franklin County), North Carolina, on December 3, 1835. Battle was an attorney, public servant, and Confederate veteran who served as a trustee for the University of North Carolina (1879-1912), as… Read More

Samuel Westray Battle was born in Nash County, North Carolina, on August 4, 1854. Battle was a physician in the United States Navy (1875-1884), director of the Clarence Barker Memorial Hospital in Biltmore (Buncombe County), and Surgeon General… Read More

Thomas Hall Battle was born on August 2, 1860 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Battle was a prominent businessman and public servant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He served as president of Rocky Mount Mills, solicitor of Edgecombe County (1882-1885… Read More

Harry Lee Baucom was born on October 4, 1891, in Wake County, North Carolina. Baucom was a car salesman for A. S. Morgan in Raleigh when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He died in Wilmington (New Hanover County) on… Read More

Walter Raleigh Bauguess was born on May 25, 1888, in Weasel, North Carolina. Bauguess was an attorney in Jefferson, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was active in the Republican Party. Bauguess died… Read More

John Vance Bauguss was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, on December 10, 1861. Bauguss spent most of his life in North Wilkesboro (Wilkes County), where he worked as a police officer and as an agent for the Bureau of Internal Revenue. During… Read More

Brumer Bawtor was a resident of Rowan County who signed a petition to Arthur Dobbs in 1762 requesting that he appoint a justice of the peace for Rowan County.

The Bay River Indians were an American Indian tribe that resided near the present-day city of Bayboro in Pamlico County, North Carolina. Although their settlement was along the Bay River, colonists sometimes called them Bear River Indians,… Read More

Hezekiah Bayles was born in Washington County, Tennessee on January 27, 1793. A farmer and lawyer, he served as a justice of the peace for Washington County. He died in Ray County, Missouri in May 1854.

Ambrose Cox Bayley was a resident of colonial Craven County where he served as clerk for the Superior Court of the District of New Bern.

Jacob Bayley (1726-1815) was an officer for the British during the Seven Years War. He later served as a brigadier general for the Continental Army during the American Revolution. His last name is also sometimes spelled as "Bailie."

James Bazmore (d. 1804) 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.

Jesse Bazmore (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.

John Bazmore (d. 1790) 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.

Thomas Bazmore 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 Bazmore 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.

Chauncey Delos Beadle was born in Ontario, Canada, on August 5, 1866. Beadle was a botanist and landscape architect who worked on the Biltmore Estate from 1890 until his retirement in 1950. During the latter part of his career there, he served as… Read More

William Paisley Beall was born on September 20, 1850, in Lenoir, North Carolina. Beall was a physician and longtime resident of Greensboro. During World War I, he served on the state's western district exemption board. Beall died in Greensboro on… Read More

Philip Bearcroft (1697-1761) was a British clergyman who served as secretary to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts beginning in 1739.

John Lewis Beard 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, Beard joined others from the Salisbury District… Read More

Charles Beasley was one of the leading men of the Chowanoke Indian nation from at least 1733… Read More

Elizabeth Blount was born in Chowan County, North Carolina in about 1740. The daughter of a wealthy planter, she married John Baptist Beasley in about 1766. By 1769 when she is mentioned in her mother's will, Elizabeth Beasley already had two… Read More

Ezekiel Beasley was a resident of Craven County, North Carolina sometime after 1745. After is father's death in about 1759, Ezekiel inherited the family's plantation on Rattlesnake Creek. He served in the North Carolina militia during the War of… Read More

Fearnaught Beasley was born in about 1725 and was a resident of Craven County, North Carolina by 1745. After her husband Simon died in about 1759, Fearnaught raised the couple's several small children independently. In 1771 her son… Read More

John Beasley (c1724-1801) was a resident of Chowan County who was in charge of one the the administrative districts within the county. In 1778 he signed an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina and promised to report any… Read More

John Baptist Beasley (d. c1790) was a resident of Chowan County. In the fall of 1777 after a vacancy on the bench, he became the judge for the Edenton District Court of Oyer and Terminer, where he oversaw the trials of… Read More

Joseph Ophelius Beasley was born on July 20, 1868, in Hopkins County, Texas. Beasley was a farmer in Louisburg, North Carolina. He died in Louisburg on November 9, 1943.

Mary Elizabeth Beasley (née Jones) was born on February 6, 1871, in Granville County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Louisburg, North Carolina, Beasley was the wife of Joseph Ophelius Beasley. She died in Louisburg on September 24, 1957… Read More

Thomas Beasley (d. 1785) was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he refused to sign an oath swearing his allegiance to the State of North Carolina. In 1781 however he supported the cause of independence and received compensation from the state… Read More

William S. Beasley was a third-year trade class student at North Carolina A & T in 1917-1918. School bulletins list his home residence as Baltimore, Maryland in 1916-1917, as Warwick, Virginia in 1917-1918… Read More

James M. Beaty was born in 1858 in South Carolina. Beaty was the editor of the Smithfield Herald. He died in Smithfield (Johnston County) on October 9, 1922.

John Beck was born in Missouri in about 1849. A resident of Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois prior to ???, Beck worked as a butcher. He died ?????.

William Thomas Beebe was born on January 17, 1878, in Washington, North Carolina. Beebe attended Paine College but graduated from Howard University with a medical degree in 1906. In Washington, Beebe owned and… Read More

Harold Smith Beers was born on December 31, 1881, in New York. Beers was superintendent of the electrical department at the Tallassee Power Company plant in Badin, North Carolina. He later worked for Alcoa in Tennessee. Beers died in Alcoa,… Read More