TABLE OF CONTENTS.
- Memoir of the Author.
- North Carolina in the Colonial Period.
- Genealogy of the Blount Family.
- CHAPTER I.--ALAMANCE COUNTY. - Page 1
Regulation Troubles. Oppressions and frauds of the officers of the Crown; causes and consequences. Sketch of Judge Ruffin, compared to Thomas Jefferson. Colonel Thomas M. Holt.
- CHAPTER II.--ANSON COUNTY.
Sympathy with the Regulators, as to unlawful taxation--1768; copy of the oath taken; resolutions that the Sheriffs and Magistrates should be elected by the people, Letter to Governor Martin. Character of James Cotten, a tory. Sketch of Judge Spencer; his singular death. Sketch of Judge Thomas S. Ashe, now one of the Judges of the Supreme Court.
- CHAPTER III.--BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Character of the nobleman for whom it is named; commissioned the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina. Freemasonry in North Carolina; it saves the life of an officer in battle. Jefferson's opinion of Washington. Sketch of the Blounts of Beaufort. Hon. C. C. Cambreling, long a Member of Congress from New York, a native of Beaufort. Sketch of J. J. Guthrie, drowned off Cape Hatteras. Hatteras described by Joseph W. Holden, and in the National Gazette of Philadelphia, in 1792. Sketch of Edward Stanley; a letter of Judge Badger, his relative, as to his course. Sketch of Richard S. Donnell; of Judge Rodman, who agrees with Hooker in his opinion of the law. James Cook, C. S. N. Adventurous life of Charles F. Taylor, a native of this section; participates in the war in Nicaragua; its stirring events, facts never before published; the policy of Marcey an error; sad fate of Walker; tragic death of Herndon, with whom another North Carolinian (John V. Dobbin) was drowned. Central America described. The Minister of the United States is received. Revolution. Walker captures Virgin Bay, Grenada, and puts the Government to flight. Sketch of Walker and his adventurous life. Scenes at the Capital; the U. S. Minister in jeopardy. The General Commander-in-Chief and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs executed by the invading forces. Letters between the General-in-Chief and the American Minister; the last letter of Walker.
- CHAPTER IV.--BERTIE COUNTY. - Page 30
Sketch of Whitmil Hill, a Member of the Provincial and Continental Congresses; of David Stone, Judge of Superior Courts, Governor of the State and U. S. Senator. Genealogy of the family. Sketches of George Outlaw; of Willie Blount, Governor of Tennessee; of David Outlaw; of P. H. Winston; of James W. Clark. Genealogy of the Clark family.
- CHAPTER V.--BLADEN COUNTY. - Page 35
Battle of Elizabethtown, 1791; Cross Creek. Character and services of James and Denny Porterfield. Sketch of John Owen, Governor of the State; of James J. McKay; of Thomas D. McDonald.
- CHAPTER VI.--BRUNSWICK COUNTY - Page 38
Early history and character of its people, opposed to oppression, drove the Royal Governor, [Martin] from the Country, July 10, 1775, seized the Stamp Master and destroyed the stamps sent to him from England; copy of the pledge given by the Stamp Master [William Houston]. Indignation of the people, and letter of Ashe, Lloyd and Lillington, offering to protect the Governor's person. Sketch of General Robert Howe, his character as described by Governor Martin, who denounced him in a royal proclamation; appointed Colonel of the 2d Regiment of North Carolina troops in the Continental establishment; marches to Virginia and drives the Royal Governor, Lord Dunmore, from that Province. Sketch of Cornelius Harnett, his life and services; his character described by Governor Burrington, the Royal Governor; denounced by Governor Martin for the destruction of Fort Johnston. General John A. Lillington's Revolutionary services. The Moore family of Brunswick, Maurice Moore, Roger Moore and Nathaniel Moore, the early settlers of the Cape Fear region. Sketch of Judge Maurice Moore; of General James Moore; of Judge Alfred Moore, his legal character described. Life and services of Benjamin Smith.
- CHAPTER VII.--BUNCOMBE COUNTY. - Page 56
Character and services of Colonel Edward Buncombe, after whom this County is named. Sketch of David L. Swain, his life, services and death; Sketches of Professors Mitchell and Phillips of the University of North Carolina; of Samuel F. Phillips. Sketch of Zebulon B. Vance; extracts from a work on the Vance family, printed at Cork, Ireland, showing the relationship of General Andrew Jackson to the Vances; letter to General Kilpatrick from Governor Z. B. Vance. Sketch of Robert B. Vance; of James L. Henry, late one of the Judges of the Superior Court; of Augustus S. Merrimon, late Judge and U. S. Senator; of Thomas L. Clingman, late U. S. Senator, his life and services; duel with William L. Yancey; of John L. Bailey, late Judge of the Superior Court; of Robert M. Furman; of Thomas D. Johnston.
- CHAPTER VIII.--BURKE COUNTY. - Page 76
Life, character and services of Waightstill Avery. Genealogy of the Averys. The McDowell family; its genealogy and services in the Revolution. The Carson family. Life and services of John Carson, the founder of the family. Sketches of Samuel P. Carson; of Israel Pickens; of David Newland; of Todd R. Caldwell; of James William Wilson.
- CHAPTER IX.--CABARRUS, CALDWELL AND CAMDEN COUNTIES. - Page 95
Life, character and services of Reverend John Robinson, D. D., and of Reverend Hezekiah J. Balch D.D.; copy of the tomb-stone of the latter. The Phifer family, and their genealogy. The Barringer
family, and their genealogy. Sketch of Nathaniel Alexander, a member of Congress and Governor of the State. Sketches of Dr. Charles Harris; Robert S. Young; of Daniel Coleman, of Cabarrus County; of Samuel F. Patterson; of James C. Harper; of Clinton A. Cilley and of George Nathaniel Folk of Caldwell County.
- CHAPTER X.--CARTERET COUNTY. - Page 101
First land sighted by the English, 1584; the lost Colony of Governor White. Indian wars with the Cores and Tuscaroras; John Lawson, the first historian, murdered by them. Fort Hyde. Battle at Beaufort. Sketch of the life and services of Captain Otway Burns.
- CHAPTER XI.--CASWELL COUNTY. - Page 103
Life, character and services of Richard Caswell, the first Governor of the State under the Constitution. Genealogy of the family. Sketches of Bartlett Yancey; of Romulus M. Saunders; of Robert and Marmaduke Williams; of Calvin Graves; of Bedford Brown; of Jacob Thompson, Secretary of Interior in 1857, and Member of Congress from Mississippi; all natives of Caswell County. John Kerr, his sufferings at the hands of political opponents, and his release. The mysterious murder of John W. Stevens; his character.
- CHAPTER XII.--CHATHAM COUNTY. - Page 112
The life and bloody career, in the Revolution, of David Fanning. Sketch of Charles Manly, Governor in 1848; of Abram Rencher; of John Manning.
- CHAPTER XIII.--CHOWAN COUNTY. - Page 116
Governor Eden, (for whom the County-town is named); sketch of him and his alleged intimacy with the noted pirate, Edward Teach commonly called "Black Beard"; the bloody deeds of this marauder; his wicked life and bloody end. The principles and character of the early inhabitants of Chowan. The proceedings of the Committee of Safety in 1775; the names of the members. The Vestry of St. Paul's Church, and the patriotic resolves of the ladies of Edenton. Life, services and character of Samuel Johnston; the opinion of the Royal Governor (Martin) of him, who removed him from the office of Deputy Naval Officer, and Mr. Johnston's reply to the Governor; member of the Provincial Congress in 1775, and of the Continental Congress in 1780; elected Governor in 1787; U. S. Senator in 1789; in 1800 Judge of the Superior Court. A devoted advocate of freemasonry. Genealogy of the Johnston family. The title of the Marquis of Annandale supposed to belong to them. Sketch of Joseph Hewes, signer of the Declaration of Independence; of Hugh Williamson, a member of the Colonial and Continental Congresses; and of the U. S.; author of a history of North Carolina; of Stephen Cabarrus, long Speaker of the House of Commons; of Charles Johnson; of Thomas Benbury. Of James Iredell, appointed Judge of Supreme Court of the U. S. by General Washington; of his son, James Iredell Jr., Speaker of the House in 1817; Judge of the Superior Court 1819; Governor of the State 1821; U. S. Senator in 1827, succeeding Mr. Macon. In the war of 1812, was Captain, with Gavin Hogg as one of his Lieutenants. Sketch of Gavin Hogg. Life and services of Agustus Moore, one of the Judges of the Superior Court; sketch of his son, William A. Moore; of Governor William Allen, of Ohio, member of Congress in 1833; Senator in 1837-49, and Governor of Ohio in 1874, a native of Edenton. An amusing incident connected with the names of General Scott, Dr. Warren, Major Gilliam and others.
- CHAPTER XIV.--CRAVEN COUNTY. - Page 128
Its early history; the Palatines; De Graaffenreidt; Governor Dobbs; Tryon's palace; his clock, John Hawks, architect. "The cause of Boston, the cause of all!" Committee of Safety in 1775 of Chowan County. Names of its members. Sketch of Francois Xavier Martin, a historian of the State; of the Blount family; of Abner Nash, his character as given by Governor Martin; a member of Congress, 1776; first Speaker of the Assembly; Governor in 1779; member of Congress 1781. Life, service and death of Richard Dobbs Spaight. Duels that have been fought in North Carolina. Sketch of John Stanley; of William Gaston; of John R. Donnel; of John Sitgreaves; of John N. Bryan; of Edward Graham; of Francis L. Hawks; of George E Badger; of Matthias E. Manley; of Charles R. Thomas; of Judge Seymour; of William J. Clarke, and his talented wife, Mary Bayard Clarke, and his son William E. Clarke.
- CHAPTER XV.--CUMBERLAND COUNTY. - Page 145
The Scotch heroine, Flora MacDonald, once lived in this County. Sketch of her life and character; of Farquard Campbell, Governor Martin's opinion of him; of William Barry Grove; of John Louis Taylor, late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. Judicial System of the State as it existed from 1798 to 1804. Sketch of Henry Potter, Judge U. S. District Court; of John D. Toomer; of Louis D. Henery: of Robert Strange; of James C. Dobbin; of Warren Winslow; of Duncan K. MacRae; of Mrs. Miller; of Henry W. Hilliard of Georgia, a native of Cumberland; of W. C. Troy.
- CHAPTER XVI.--CURRITUCK COUNTY. - Page 154
Sketch of Henry M. Shaw; of Emerson Etheridge, of Tenn., native of Currituck; of Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor of North Carolina, 1882.
- CHAPTER XVII.--DAVIDSON, DUPLIN, DAVIE, and EDGECOMBE COUNTIES. - Page 155
Sketch of James M. Leach of Davidson; of James Gillaspie; of Thomas and O. Kenan; of Charles Hooks of Duplin Co. Sketch of Henry Irwin, a Revolutionary hero; of Jonas Johnston; of John Haywood; genealogy of the Haywood family. Sketch of Henry T. Clark, Governor of North Carolina. The Battle Family, and their genealogy, including Judge Wm. H. Battle, and his son, Kemp P. Battle. Sketch of Duncan L. Clark, of U. S. Army; of Wm. D. Pender; of R. R. Bridgers; of Charles Price of Davie; of John B. Hussey of Davie.
- CHAPTER XVIII.--FORSYTHE COUNTY. - Page 167
Sketch of Col, Benj. Forsythe; of Joseph Winston; of Israel G. Lash. The History of the Moravians.
- CHAPTER XIX.--FRANKLIN COUNTY. - Page 172
Lynch Law, origin of the term. Services and Sufferings of General Thomas Person; Sketch of Hon. J. J. Davis.
- CHAPTER XX.--GASTON, GATES, AND GRANVILLE COUNTIES. - Page 175
Sketch of Rev. Humphrey Hunter; Major Wm. Chronicle; of Rev. R. H. Morrison of Gaston County; of William Paul Roberts, of Gates; of John Penn of Granville, one of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence; of James and John Williams; of Robert Burton. The Henderson Family--their genealogy. Sketch of Robert B. Gilliam; of A. W. Venable; of M. Hunt, of Robert Potter.
- (11) The last name in Chatham County should be Moreing.
- (12) Chapter XVII, read Duncan L. Clinch, not Clark.
- (13) Chapter XXII, place a semicolon after the name "William Polk."
- (THE FOLLOWING ARE TO TAKE THE PLACE OF THE CHAPTERS MENTIONED.)
- CHAPTERS XXXIII AND XXXIV.--HERTFORD AND HYDE COUNTIES.
The Murfree Family. Sketch of General Thomas Wynns; of the Cotten Family; of Rev. Matthias Brickle; of Dr. Goodwin C. Moore; of John Brown; Sketch of Kenneth Rayner; of Willian N. H. Smith; Tristram Capehart; of Cullen Capehart and of Dr. Wm. Anthony Armistead; of David A. Barnes; of Jesse J. Yeates; of Richard J. Gatling; Gen. Lafayette's visit to North Carolina; The Chowan Female Institute; Insurrection of Slaves; Sketch of David Miller Carter of Hyde County. The Wheeler Family referred to.
- CHAPTERS XXXV & XXXVI.--IREDELL, JOHNSTON, JONES AND LENOIR COUNTIES.
Sketch of Hugh Lawson White; of Wm. Sharpe; of Dr. Charles Caldwell; of David F. Caldwell; of Hon. Joseph P. Caldwell; of Hon. Robert F. Armfield; of Hon. David M. Furches of Iredell. Revolutionary proceedings in Johnston County, in 1768. Sketch of Wm. A. Smith; of Hon. Nathan Bryan of Jones County; of Hardy B. Croom and of Hon. Wm. D. Mosely of Lenoir County.
- CHAPTER XXXVII.--LINCOLN COUNTY.
Sketch of Gen. Joseph Graham.--Genealogy of the Grahams. Sketch of Gov. W. A. Graham. Genealogy of the Brevards. The Huguenots. Sketch of Gen. William Davidson; of Dr. Ephraim Brevard, author of the Declaration of May 20, 1775. The Forney Family; of Michael Hoke and his son Robert F. (Major Genl. C. S. A.); of John F. Hoke; of James Houston; of Dr. Wm. McLean; of Dr. C. L. Hunter; of Gen. Stephen D. Ramseur; of Gen. James P. Henderson; of Bartlett Shipp; Robert H. Burton; Hon. David Shenck.
- Chapter XXXVIII and XXXIX., read McDowell, not McDonald.
- Chapter XLI., write "Henry K. Burgwynn" at end of this paragraph.
- CHAPTER XXI.--GREENE AND GUILFORD COUNTIES. - Page 185
Sketch of Gen. Jesse Speight; of Joseph Dixon. Battle of Guilford Court House, March 15, 1781, between General Greene and Lord Cornwallis. Sketch of Cornwallis; of Col. Tarleton; of Col. Wilson Webster. Cornwallis's letter to his father as to the fall of Webster. Sketch of Dr. David Caldwell; of Alexander Martin; of Newton Cannon, Governor of Tennessee, a native of Guilford; of Governor Moorehead; of George C. Mendenhall; of Judge John M. Dick, and his son, Judge Robt. P. Dick; of John A. Gilmer; of John H. Dilliard; of Rev. Calvin H. Wiley; of James J. Scales; of John H. Staples.
- CHAPTER XXII.--HALIFAX COUNTY. - Page 196
The Jones Family -- its genealogy; John Paul Jones adopts this name. Sketch of Wm. R. Davie, a General of the Revolution; of Hutchins G. Burton; of Andrew Joyner; of John W. Eppes; of William Polk of the Cromwell Family; of John B. Ashe; of Willis Alston; of John Haywood; of John H. Eaton; of J. J. Daniel; of John R. J. Daniel; of Junius Daniel; of John Branch; of Lawrence O'B. Branch; of James Grant; of B. F. Moore.
The chapters are mis-numbered in the original. There are no chapters numbered 23 through 32.
- CHAPTERS XXXIII AND XXXIV.--HERTFORD AND HYDE COUNTIES. - Page 215
The Murfree Family. Sketch of General Thos. Wynns; of the Wheeler Family; of Rev. Matthias Brickle; of Kenneth Rayner; of Godwin C. Moore; of Solon Borland; of Wm. H. H. Smith; of Jesse J. Yeates; of Richard J. Gatlin. The Chowan Female Institute. Sketch of David Miller Carter; of Hugh Lawton White of Tenn.; of the Osborne Family--Adlai Osborne, Spruce McCoy Osborne, Edward Jay Osborne, and Judge James W. Osborne; of David F. Caldwell; of Joseph P. Caldwell; of Professor Caldwell; of D. M. Furches; of Robert F. Armfield.
- CHAPTER XXXV AND XXXVI.--IREDELL; JOHNSTON, JONES AND LENOIR COUNTIES. - Page 223
Revolutionary proceedings in Johnston County, 1768. Sketch of Wm. A. Smith; of Nathan Bryan of Jones County; of Hardy B. Croom; of Wm. D. Mosely.
- CHAPTER XXXVII.--LINCOLN COUNTY. - Page 227
Sketch of Gen. Joseph Graham; Family Genealogy of the Brevards. Huguenots; of General William Davidson; of the Forneys; of Michael, Robert F. and John T. Hoke; of James Graham; of Dr. Wm. McLean; of Dr. C. L. Hunter; of Gen. Stephen D. Ramseur; or Gen. Jas. P. Henderson; of Judge David W. Schenck; of Robert H. Burton.
- CHAPTER XXXVIII AND XXXIX.--MACON AND MARTIN. - Page 251
Sketch of James Lowrie Robinson (Speaker); of Silas McDonald of Macon; of Asa Biggs; of Jos. J. Martin.
- CHAPTER XL.--MECKLENBURG COUNTY. - Page 255
The Polk Family,--its genealogy; The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence; it is denounced by the Royal Governor, Josiah Martin. Sketches of the Members of the Convention; of Abram Alexander; of Hezekiah James Balch; of John Davidson--with genealogy; of Wm Graham; of Robert Irwin; of Wm. Kennon; of David Reese; of Adam Craighead; of Gen. Thomas Polk,--letter of Gen. Greene to General Polk. "Devil Charley." Sketch of Bishop Polk of Andrew Jackson. Bishops furnished by North Carolina to other States. Susan Spratt nee Barnett, a Revolutionary relic. Sketch of Mrs. Susan Hancock; of Judge Sam. Lowrie; of Joseph Wilson; of Wm. J. Alexander; of Greene W. Caldwell; of D. H. Hill; The Osborne family, and a graphic sketch of Judge James W. Osborne, from the pen of D. H. Hill; Judge R. P. Warring.
- CHAPTER XLI.--MOORE AND NEW HANOVER COUNTIES. - Page 297
Sketch of A. McNeil; of Archibald McBryde; of Governor Benjamin Williams; of Dr. George Glasscock, of Moore County. The Ashe Family,--its genealogy. John Baptista Ashe's controversy with the Royal Governor, and is imprisoned by him. Letter of Burrington, showing his own character and
purety. Battle of Briar Creek. Sketch of the Hill family; of Wm. Hooper; of Timothy Bloodworth; of Edward Jones; of Johnson Blakely; of James Ennes; of the Davis family; of the Waddell family; of Owen Holmes; of John Cowan; of Gov. Dudley; of Bishop Atkinson; of Rev. Adam Empie; of Bishop Green; of Wm. B. Meares; of Wm. H. Marsteller; of General Abbot.
- CHAPTER XLII.--NORTHAMPTON AND ORANGE COUNTIES. - Page 321
Sketch of General Allan Jones; of General Matt. W. Ransom; of Edmund Fanning; of Governor Burke, seized by Tories and carried to Wilmington. The Mebanes. Sketch of General Francis Nash; of Judge Frederick Nash; of Judge Murphy; of Judge Norwood; of Dr. Wm. Montgomery; of Willie P. Mangum; of Thomas H. Benton; of Gen. Geo. B. Anderson; Memoirs of Chapel Hill; Sketch of Dr. Charles F. Deems; Hon. Paul C. Cameron; Prof. Hubbard; of Wm. Bingham; of John W. Graham.
- CHAPTER XLIII.--PASQUOTANK, PERQUIMANS AND PERSON COUNTIES. - Page 365
Sketch of John L. Bailey; of Wm B. Shepard; of George W. Brooks; of Gen. James G. Martin; of John Pool; of Pasquotank; of John Harvey; of J. W. Albertson; of William H. Bagley, of Perquimans; of Hustavus A. Williamson; of General Henry Atkinson, U. S. Army; of Richard Atkinson; of Judge E. G. Reade; of John W. Cunningham, of Person County.
- CHAPTER XLIV--PITT AND RANDOLPH COUNTIES. - Page 373
Sketch of Dr. Robert Williams; of General Bryan Grimes, of Pitt; of Jonathen Worth, of Pitt; Colonel Andrew Balfour, his gallant services and tragic end; Herman Husbands, a leader of the Regulators; Hon. John Long, Member of U. S. Congress.
- CHAPTER XLV --RICHMOND AND ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES. - Page 382
Sketch of A. Dockery; of A. H. Dockery; of Governor; Joseph R. Hawley; of Walter Leake Steele, of Richmond; of Thomas Settle Sen.--genealogy of the Settles,--of his son Thomas, now Judge in Florida; of David Settle Reid; of John H. Dilliard; of Hamilton Henderson Chalmers, a Judge of the Supreme Supreme Court of Mississippi.
- CHAPTER XLVI.--ROWAN COUNTY. - Page 395
Documents never before published as to early times in Rowan. Population in 1754; first settlers--their names; Committee of Safety, 1774-76. Sketch of Hugh Montgomery--his decendants. Heroic conduct of Mrs. Steele. Sketch of General John Steele; of John V. Steele, Governor of New Hampshire; of Wm. Kennon; of Griffith Rutherford--his gallant services in the Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Sketch of the Locke family; of Spruce McCoy; of James Martin; of George Mumford; of the Pearsons; of Judge John Stokes; of Charles Fisher, and his son, Colonel Charles F. Fisher, killed at Manasses, Va., and his daughter, Miss C. Fisher, distinguished as an authoress; of Governor John W. Ellis; of Nath. Boyden; of Burton Craige; of Hamilton C. Jones; of of Francis E. Shober; of John L. Henderson.
- CHAPTER XLVII.--RUTHERFORD, SAMPSON, STOKES AND SURRY COUNTIES. - Page 408
Sketch of Judge John Paxton; of Felix Walker, author of the world-wide expression "talking for buncombe;" of Colonel Wm. Graham; of Gen. John G. Bynum, and his brother, Judge Wm. P. Bynum; of Judge John Baxter, of Rutherford; of Gov. Holmes; of Gen. Theo. H. Holmes; of Wm. R. King, Vice President of U.S.; of Col. Benj. Forsythe of Stokes County; of James Martin, his Military services in the Revolution, as deposed to, by himself; of John Martin, of Stokes; of Benjamin Cleaveland, of Surry; Names of the Committee of Safety, of Surry County; Sketch of William Lenoir; of the Williams family; of Jesse Franklin; of Meshach Franklin; of Judge Jesse Franklin Graves.
- CHAPTER XLVIII.--TYRRELL AND WAKE COUNTIES. - Page 421
Edward Buncombe, his Military services and heroic death. The Pettigrews, James and his son Ebenezer, and his gallant grandson J. Johnston Pettigrew; Sketch of Dr. Edward Ransom; of Joseph Gales, first Editor of the Raleigh Register; The Press of North Carolina. Sketch of Joseph Gales of Washington, D. C.; of Weston R. Gales, of Raleigh; of Seaton Gales; of Judge Sewall; of Judge Duncan Cameron; of Edmund B. Freeman; of Dr. Richard H. Lewis. Sketch of William Hill, Sec. of State; of Dr. William G. Hill; of Theophilus Hill; of Mrs. Zimmerman, Poetess; of Andrew Johnson, President of United States; of General Joseph Lane, and of the Lane family; of Governor W. W. Holden; of Bishop Ravenscroft; of Bishop Ives; of Rev. Dr. Richard S. Macon; of Bishop Beckwith; of Octavius Coke; of Randolph A. Shotwell; of Donald W. Bain.
- CHAPTER XLIX.--WARREN COUNTY. - Page 450
Military services of General Jethro Sumner in the Revolution. The Hawkins family, with its genealogy; Sketch of Dr. James G. Brehon; of Nathaniel Macon; of Gov. James Turner; of Daniel Turner; of Wharton J. Green; of Kemp Plummer; of Judge Hall; of Judge Edward Hall; of Judge Blake Baker; of Gov. William Miller; of Weldon N. Edwards; of the Bragg family; State Capitol burned, June, 1831.
- CHAPTER XL.--WATAUGA, WAYNE, AND WILSON COUNTIES. - Page 461
Sketch of Daniel Boone; of John Sevier. The State of Frankland, and its rise, progress, and fall. Sketch of Ezekiel Slocumb; of Col. Thomas Ruffin; of Gov. C. H. Brogden; of Gov. Montford Stokes, and his descendants; of Henry G. Williams, of Wilson; Isaac F. Dortch; of Richard W. Singletary.
- CHAPTER XLII.--NORTHAMPTON AND ORANGE COUNTIES. - Page 321