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John Stricklin 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.

Samson Stricklin 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.

William Stronach was born in Elginshire, Scotland on November 3, 1803. Stronach was a stonemason who immigrated to Raleigh in the early 1830s in order to work on the construction of the capitol building. He later opened his own marble yard. He… Read More

William Strother was a resident of colonial Salisbury. Around 1763, he and another man were accused of horse stealing, found guilty, and sentenced to death. A group of men from that district sent a petition to royal governor Arthur Dobbs asking… Read More

Elizabeth Stroud had a claim submitted on her behalf by Joshua Stroud for a horse that was taken from her at Hillsborough the day the militia marched through town on May 8th 1771. 

Isaac Virgil Stroud was born in North Carolina on August 1, 1862. Stroud was a farmer in Broad River Township, McDowell County. He died in Marion (McDowell County) on July 1, 1939.

James Adrian Stroud was born in McDowell County, North Carolina, on April 14, 1885. Stroud was a farmer who worked for the state highway commission and for Becker County Sand and Gravel Co. He died near Old Fort (McDowell County) on December 19,… Read More

Joshua Stroud was a resident of Orange County, North Carolina by 1755. In 1773 he helped his relative Elizabeth Stroud file a claim with the North Carolina colonial government for a horse that the militia had taken during the War of Regulation on… Read More

William Floyd Stroud was born in McDowell County, North Carolina, on March 12, 1894. Stroud served as a private in the U.S. Army during World War I, serving overseas from May 1918 to April 1919. He was a lifelong resident of Broad River township… Read More

John Strozier was born in Wilkes County, Georgia on September 11, 1780. A resident of Morgan County, Georgia, he died sometime before 1830.

Margaret "Peggy" Dozier Strozier was born in North Carolina on September 1, 1740. In October 1758 she married Peter Strozier in Rowan County, North Carolina. The couple had at least seven children together. Prior to the American Revolution, the… Read More

Peter Stozier may have been born in Germany as Johan Peter Ströher in about 1740. If that was the case, he would have arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the Patience on September 9, 1751 as a Palatine immigrant along with his… Read More

William Strozier was born in Wilkes County, Georgia on July 30, 1783. The son of a Revolutionary War veteran, he was a farmer in Georgia. He died in Chambers County, Alabama in about January 1863.

William Cannady Strudwick was born on April 19, 1883 in North Carolina. Strudwick was a prominent Black doctor in Durham, North Carolina., where he was affiliated with the Peoples Drug Store Inc. He died in Durham on January 2, 1932.

George Washington Stuart was born on December 5, 1875, in Montgomery County, North Carolina. Stuart was deputy sheriff and later sheriff of Montgomery County. He died in Varina (Wake County) on April 12, 1957.

John Stuart (1718-1779) was a Scotland-born officer in the British army who served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the colonial government from 1762 to 1779.

Thomas Stubbs Sr. (d. 1795) was a farmer in Tyrrell County. In 1777 he tried to dissuade his neighbor… Read More

William M. Sudduth was born in Kentucky on January 13, 1792. A farmer, he also served as the clerk of the Bath County, Kentucky court, in which role he helped process pension claims. He died in Sharpsburg, Bath County on July 30, 1859.

Jonas Sumerlin 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.

Lisha Sumerlin 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.

Elisha Mitchell Summerell was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, on January 24, 1858. Summerell was a physician who lived in Mill Bridge, Rowan County. He died in Statesville (Iredell County) on January 28, 1934. Summerell was a grandson of … Read More

James North Howard Summerell was born in Salisbury (Rowan County), North Carolina, on August 31, 1854. Summerell was a Presbyterian minister who served various communities in North Carolina, including Tarboro, New Bern, Rocky Mount, and Wilson,… Read More

Dempsey Sumner was a legislator and resident of colonial Chowan County. He represented Chowan County in the colonial Assembly (1744-1745 and 1757-1759) and served as a justice of the peace. In 1755, Sumner joined other merchants, traders, and… Read More

James Sumner was a justice of the peace in Chowan County. In 1777 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… Read More

Jethro Sumner (d. 1834) 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

Luke Sumner (d. 1780) served as the chairman of the Chowan County Committee of Safety and as a justice of the peace. In 1778 he collected oaths from Chowan county residents, asking them to swear their allegiance to the State of North Carolina and… Read More

Luke Sumner Jr. was a resident of Chowan County. In 1778 he did not take an oath of allegiance to the State of North Carolina contrary to a law issued by the… Read More

Thomas Sumter was born in Hanover County, Virginia on August 14, 1734. A Virginia militia officer, he originally saw service in the French and Indian War. After that conflict he moved to South Carolina, where he established a plantation. He then… Read More

William Ashley Sunday, known more popularly as Billy Sunday, was born November 19, 1862, in Iowa. He was a professional baseball player who later gained a popular following as a conservative evangelist. During World War I, he was pro-war. He died… Read More

The Susquehannock, or "People of the Muddy River" are an Iroquoian nation that traditionally resided along the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. By the 1670s, the Susquehannock had moved south into Maryland, where they established themselves at… Read More

John Suter, Jr., was born in North Carolina on November 17, 1879. In New Bern, Suter worked as a salesman and eventually as a furniture merchant. In 1914, he signed a petition demonstrating his support of W. W. Lawrence being appointed… Read More

Daniel Sutherland (d. 1792) was a merchant in Tarborough who provided Bartlet Moreland Davidson… Read More

John Sutton (d. 1789) 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.

Joseph Sutton, Jr., was a planter and a captain of militia in colonial Perquimans County.

Thomas Sutton (d. 1779) was a resident of Bertie County. In 1777 he served as a juror in the fall session of the … Read More

William Sutton was born on September 15, 1858 in Bladen County, North Carolina. Sutton was a minister in the A.M.E. Zion Church, serving in the communities of Henderson, Hookerton, Goldsboro, New Bern, and Wilmington, among others. He died in New… Read More

Thomas Swafford 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, Swafford joined others from the Salisbury… Read More

David Lowry Swain was born in Buncombe County, North Carolina on January 4, 1801. A member of the Whig party, he served as the Governor of North Carolina from 1832 to 1835. He later became the president of the University of North Carolina, a… Read More

Job Swain 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 Swain (d. 1792) 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 Edward Swain was born in Democrat (Buncombe County), North Carolina on September 26, 1876. Swain was a lawyer who served as attorney for Buncombe County (1912-1914), as solicitor of the state's 19th judicial district (1914-1918 & 1922-… Read More

Letchworth Swain (d. 1792) 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.

Charles Swan was born on January 20, 1848, in Pamlico County, North Carolina. Swan was a farmer. He died in Maribel (Pamlico County) on November 21, 1918.

Seth Muse Swan was born on January 31, 1888, in Maribel, North Carolina. Swan was a clerk in the Stonewall community of Pamlico County when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. Swan was subsequently inducted into the service in… Read More

William Joseph Swan was born on February 26, 1877, in Pamlico County, North Carolina. Swan was the president of the Bank of Pamlico and chairman of the War Savings Stamp campaign in the Stonewall community during World War I. He died in Stonewall… Read More

F. L. Swann worked in the U.S. Pension Office during 1844 and 1845 as a temporary clerk. Any further information about this individual has not been located.

John Swann (1707-1761) was a colonial administrator, politician, militia officer, planter, and local officeholder in Wilmington. He served as a member of the North Carolina Council from 1751 until his death in 1761. His brother was Samuel Swann,… Read More

Samuel Swann was born in Surry County, Virginia on May 11, 1653. Swann held several local offices in Virginia before becoming a member of the North Carolina Council and the surveyor general of the colony in March 1694. Swann moved to Perquimans… Read More

Samuel Swann (1704-1774) was a surveyor and leading North Carolina politician during the mid-1700s. In the General Assembly, he represented the Perquimans District (1725-1739) and Onslow County (1739-1762) and served as Speaker of the Assembly (… Read More