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Johnston, Thomas Dillard

Congressional biography:JOHNSTON, Thomas Dillard, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Waynesville, Haywood County, N.C., April 1, 1840; attended the common schools and Col. Stephen Lee’s Preparatory School, Asheville, N.C.; entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1858, but left in the spring of 1859 on account of failing health; studied law; …

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Johnson, James and Ann Cole

JAMES AND ANN COLE JOHNSON submitted by Dorothy Mitchell Leeder James Johnson was born in Limerick, Ireland, 16 January 1761. At about age 7 or 8, he came to America with his family and settled in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Little is known of parents or siblings, though family tradition holds that his father’s name was …

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Brown Buncombe NC Marriages

  BROWN BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC MARRIAGES   BROWN, A., 27 HARE, S.R., 23 12-24-1895 BROWN, A. A., 31 COWARD, F.E., 25 – JACKSON CO-NC 12-24-1912 BROWN, A. D., 32 WRIGHT, RUTH, 25 10-04-1919 BROWN, A. E., 42 STINES, LILLIE, 19 07-28-1886 BROWN, A. F., 38 PRESTWOOD, LAURA S., 25 12-15-1873 BROWN, A. J., 26 – …

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Brown, John

John BROWN — 1772-1845 John BROWN, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Kishacoquillas Valley, near Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., August 12, 1772; attended the common schools; moved to Lewistown, Pa., in 1800; engaged in the gristmill and sawmill business; member of the State house of representatives 1809 – 1813; elected to the Seventeenth and Eighteenth …

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Brown Cemetery Listings

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS: Please note that the entries are by couples. Also, where Information is in quotes, it was extracted from Aslund’s Cemetery Inscriptions. CEMETERY LISTING Newton Academy, Asheville, NC New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Skyland, NC “Burton Brown b. Apr. 18, 1882 d. Mar. 14, 1908″ “Mary Spain Brown w/o Burton Brown b. Mar. 24, …

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Brown Obituaries

OBITUARIES: “Mrs. Mary Brown Died At Home Of Daughter Mrs. Mary Brown, widow of Burton Brown, died early Friday morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. L.L. Rhodes, 111 Broad Street. Four years ago, Mrs. Brown received a broken hip and she never recovered from this injury. She was 91 years old and is …

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Brown, Roxanne “Rocky” Rowena

Roxanne “Rocky” Rowena Brown Submitted by: Mary Martha (Nieblas) Brown, 32619 – 46th Court SW, Federal Way, WA 98023-1903 WEBPAGE 1. Roxanne “Rocky” Rowena BROWN (b. 7 Feb 1961, Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY) Surnames contained in this listing: Abbott, Bojorquez, Boyd, Brown, Burnett, Clontz, Corbett, Creasman, de la Cruz, Davis/Davies, Dorsch, Farnham, Furshy, Gragg, Gregg, …

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Brown, William Burton

WILLIAM BURTON BROWN submitted by: Sanford Webster Brown, Edith Weldon (Brown) Cauble, and Mary Martha (Nieblas) Brown William Burton “Boss” Brown was born April 3, 1832, Buncombe Co., NC, and died March 14, 1903, Buncombe Co., NC. Burton, a confederate Civil War veteran served in the 66th Regiment North Carolina Infantry (State Troops). He enlisted …

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Brown, Nathaniel “Nathan”

NATHANIEL “NATHAN” BROWN submitted by Mary Martha (Nieblas) Brown Between 1835 and 1840, Nathaniel “Nathan” Brown (c1805-1886) married Elisabeth “Betsey” _____ (maiden name not yet known). Betsey (c1810-c1886) already had a child when she married Nathan. (That child became known as William Burton Brown.)It is believed that Nathan had several siblings, but their names are …

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Clingman, Brigadier General Thomas Lanier

  Brigadier General Thomas Lanier Clingman Thomas Lanier Clingman was born in the county of Yadken, then Surry County, July 27, 1812, the son of Jacob Clingman and Jane Pointdexter(1), and named for Dr. Thomas Lanier, his half uncle.His early education was conducted by private instructors. He joined the sophomore class at the University, and …

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