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Henry Edwin McPherson

Born November 30, 1874, in Alamance County, North Carolina. McPherson provided testimony during an investigation into an attempted July 1920 lynching at Graham, North Carolina.

Henry Ellis

He was the second royal governor of Georgia from 1757 to 1760.

Henry Fane

Henry Fane was born October 16, 1703 and died May 31, 1777. He was appointed one of the chief clerks of the Board of Treasury in 1742 and held the post until July 1764. In 1756 he was appointed a clerk of the Privy Council.

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Henry Forster

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Henry Fox, Baron Holland of Foxley
Henry Groves Connor

Born July 3, 1852, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Connor was a legislator and jurist who served on the North Carolina Supreme Court from 1903 until 1909 when he left to accept an appointment by President William H. Taft to the judgeship of the United States District Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina.

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Henry Harvey Whitehead

Born February 18, 1894, in Chatham County, North Carolina. Whitehead was a farmer in Pittsboro, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was inducted into the service in October of that year and served in the 318th Machine Gun Battalion and 1st C Artillery Park. From September 1918 to August 1919, Whitehead was deployed overseas. He was honorably discharged from the service on August 10, 1919.

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Henry Hunter

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother and Oliver Wallace who were accused of horse stealing and sentenced to death.

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Henry J. Faison

Born January 31, 1857, in Faison, North Carolina. Faison was a farmer in Duplin County, North Carolina.

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Henry Jackson Hunt

Born February 11, 1869, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hunt was a career army officer who served in the Spanish-American War, the Philippines, and in World War I. He retired with the rank of colonel and is interred in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Henry Legge Person
Henry McCulloh
Henry Nicholson

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Henry Osborn

An Admiral in the British Navy, Osborn , who helped restore the British Navy's reputation after some earlier defeats in the Seven Years War.

Henry Pelham
Henry Pinckney McCain

Born January 23, 1861, in Carroll County, Mississippi. McCain was a career army officer who served as, among many other roles, Adjutant General of the United States Army from 1914 to 1918.

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Henry Purefoy Whitehurst

Born December 7, 1887, in New Bern, North Carolina. Whitehurst was an attorney in New Bern.

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Henry Quincy Alexander

Born August 22, 1853, in Statesville, North Carolina. Alexander was a physician, farmer, and state legislator (elected in 1903 and 1905) who served as president of the North Carolina Farmers Union from 1908 to 1919.

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Henry Toomer

Toomer (1738-1799) was name inspector for Wilmington in 1767 and was reappointed in 1768, 1769, 1772, 1773, and 1785. After an unsuccessful run for sheriff in 1774, he was elected to Wilmington Safety Committee. A financier, merchant, and slave owner, he experienced financial success in Wilmington.

Henry Warren Hood, Jr.

Born May 24, 1892, in Southport, North Carolina. Hood was the manager of a dry goods store in Southport, North Carolina, upon the outbreak of World War I. He later served as a member of the Brunswick County Board of Education, an inspector for the State Bureau of Weights and Measures, and the mayor of Southport (1951-1952).

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Henry White

He also signed a petition requesting a Justice of the Peace be assigned to Currituck County after the previous justice was moved out of the county.

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Herbert Clark Hoover

Born August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa. During World War I, Hoover was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to serve as head of the United States Food Administration. He was later the 31st President of the United States, holding the office from 1929 to 1933.

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Hermon Butner

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother and Oliver Wallace who were accused of horse stealing and sentenced to death.

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Hewit Harris

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Hezekiah Spruill Person
Hillary White

He also signed a petition requesting a Justice of the Peace be assigned to Currituck County after the previous justice was moved out of the county.

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Hoey, Clyde Roark

Born December 11, 1877, in Shelby, North Carolina. Hoey was an attorney, a state legislator, Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina (1913-1919), and governor of North Carolina (1937-1941).

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Hollaway, Samuel Beauregard

Born May 15, 1861, in Suffolk, Virginia. Hollaway was a businessman in Enfield who served as secretary of the Halifax County Exemption Board during World War I.

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Homer J. Brown

Commissioner of Concilliation, sent to Tallassee Power Company at Badin, NC, in June 1919

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Homer Peele

Born December 9, 1889, in Williamston, North Carolina. Peele was a teller with the state treasury office when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. Peele was drafted into the service in May 1918 and served with the 808th Aero Squadron until honorably discharged in December 1918.

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Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford

Walpole served in Parliament from 1741 to 1768. He maintained extensive correspondence with British diplomat Horace Mann.

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Horatio Sharpe

Governor of Maryland

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Hough, Emerson

Born June 28, 1857, in Newton, Iowa. Hough was an author who specialized in stories about the American west.

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Howard Clifton Pruitt

Born July 5, 1888, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Pruitt was a farmer when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently drafted into the service in October 1917 and served in the 316th Field Artillery and the 120th Infantry until discharged by an order of the secretary of war in February 1918.

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Howard Wilkins

Howard Wilkins, born in Dunn, North Carolina, on June 23, 1893. Wilkins was a teacher in Harnett County for many years.

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Hoyt Arelius Wiseman

Hoyt Arelius Wiseman, born in Clemmons, North Carolina, on April 17, 1894. Wiseman was a laborer for the Norfolk and Western Railway during World War I. He went on to become a reporter for a newspaper in the Winston-Salem area and still later a real estate agent.

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Hubbard Brown Jordan

Born July 22, 1885, in South Carolina. Jordan was an employee of the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina. In 1919, he gave testimony during an investigation into alleged mistreatment of laborers by Tallassee Power management. He later worked for the Alma Furniture Company in High Point. His first name may have been Herbert, earlier in life, and during the investigation into Tallassee, he was repeatedly misidentified as "H. P. Jourdan."

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Hubert Andrew Garner

Born November 30, 1900, in Durham County, North Carolina. Garner 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 governor to protect three African American men from a lynch mob. Garner also served in the army in World War II.

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Hubert T. Green

Green 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 governor to protect three African American men from a lynch mob. 

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Hugh Donovin

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Hugh Gwyn Chatham

Born in Elkin, North Carolina, on June 9, 1864. Chatham was president of the Chatham Manufacturing Co, manufacturer of wool blankets in Winston-Salem.

Hugh Lawson

He was born in 1697 and died in 1772. He was a pioneer settler of Piedmont North Carolina and had many notable descendants.

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Hugh MacRae

Born March 30, 1865, in Carbonton, North Carolina. MacRae was a prominent businessman in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Hugh Manson Dorsey

Born July 10, 1871, in Fayetteville, Georgia. Dorsey was governor of Georgia from 1917 to 1921.

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Hugh Samuel Johnson

Born August 5, 1882, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Johnson was a military officer who served as deputy provost marshal general under Enoch H. Crowder during World War I.

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Hugh Waddell

Waddell was an American officer during the Seven Years War (a.k.a The French and Indian War). As a colonel, his strategy to divert the Cherokee's attention has been credited with saving Fort Dobbs.

Hunter, Charles Norfleet

Born January 9, 1852, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hunter was the son of an artisan, Osborne Hunter, and an enslaved woman, Mary Hunter. He attended a freedmen's school in Raleigh and completed coursework at Shaw and the University of South Carolina. From 1869 to 1874, he served as an assistant cashier at the Freedmen's Savings and Trust Company's Raleigh branch. He dedicated his working life to the uplift of fellow black citizens, spending many years as a professor or principal for a variety of black schools in North Carolina. He was a prolific contributor of newspaper editorials on the state of race relations in North Carolina and the broader south.

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Hyman, Thomas Gardner

Born April 8, 1870, in New York City, New York. Hyman was the president of the Hyman Supply Co in New Bern. During World War I, he served as chairman of the Craven County Exemption Board.

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Ichabod Camp

Camp was an Anglican missionary in Middleton, Connecticut in 1760. He sought assistance from Governor Dobbs to relocate to North Carolina.

Inscore, Nancy Elizabeth Mathis

Born March 10, 1865, in Yadkin County, North Carolina. Inscore, nee Mathis, married Thomas William Inscore in November 1883.

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