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Joseph Young Allison (16 July 1846-1 Dec. 1912)

Joseph Young Allison was born in Concord, N.C., the second of the nine children of Robert Washington Allison (1809-1898), a farmer and merchant, and his wife, Sara Ann Phifer Allison (1816-1889). Joseph joined the Confederate Army in 1864 and served … Continue reading

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Thomas Amis (5 Mar. 1812-5 Sep. 1886)

Thomas Amis was a son of John Dillard Amis (ca. 1785-ca. 1841) of Jackson, Northampton County, North Carolina, and his wife, Elizabeth Bynum (ca. 1793-by 1840). John D. Amis was the son of William Amis, the owner of Mowfield Plantation … Continue reading

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Alexander Archibald Austin (6 Nov. 1814-8 Sep.1848)

Alex. A. Austin was the son of Lt. Col. Alexander Austin (1784-1871), who had fought in the War of 1812, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Burgess (1794-1857). The younger Alexander attended the University of Virginia in sessions 8-9 (1831-1833), and graduated … Continue reading

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Nathan Anderson (4 Jan. 1851-18 May 1914)

Nathan Anderson was born and died in Wilson County, North Carolina. His father was Nathan Anderson (1819-1857) and his mother was Penelope (Jurnigan) Anderson (1819-1869). He attended the University of Virginia in session 48 (1871-1872), and studied chemistry, medicine, physiology … Continue reading

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William Cincinnatus Ashe ([2?] May 1815-17 Dec. 1867)

William C. Ashe was born in Hillsborough, North Carolina, the son of Pasquale Paoli Ashe (1791-1867) of Cape Fear, NC, and his wife, Eliza Jane Shepperd Strudwick (1794-1871) of Hillsborough. William’s father was named after Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli … Continue reading

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