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Gaston & Lincoln Biography Index

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GABRIEL, Abraham. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 8-13. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Trial of a slave, Ben, property of Abraham Gabriel, for robbery of an ironhouse in 1835. (Numerous witnesses were summoned for this case.)

GABRIEL, Charles Alvin. Who Was Who in America, v. 15 (2002-2004), p. 85. [R920 Who v. 15] B. 1928, d. 2003. Born in Lincolnton. U. S. Air Force officer, 1950-1986. General; chief of staff USAF, 1982-1986.

GAITHER, Ann. North Carolina, v. 54, no. 5, (May 1996), p. 14, 16 with picture. [051 We NCC] "Wheeler Dealers". CEO of J. H. Heafner Company, Lincolnton, founded by her grandfather in 1935 and now one of the country's largest wholesale tire dealers. Also member N. C. Board of Transportation.

GALES, Jacob A. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 487. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. 1839. Of Lincoln County.

____. "Deliver Us from This Cruel War", p. 52. [973.7 Hoy NCC] Mentioned as sick.

GALLAGHER, Edward Felix. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 469. [920 N NCC] B. 1913. Publisher, author.

GALLOWAY, Jonathan Caldwell. Centennial History of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1803-1903, pub. 1905, p. 124-125 + picture. [285.1 L NCC] B. 1851. Minister. A sketch of his father, Jonathan Galloway, (1810-1879) is on p. 122-123.

GALVIN, Maurice. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 53. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GAMBLE, A. J. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 108. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

GAMBLE, Franklin W. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 130. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 2, 1862. Of Gaston County.

GAMBLE, John W. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 259. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Gaston County. Same as Gumble, J. W.?

GAMBLE, Robert F. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 108. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

GAMBLE, W. A. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 130. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 27, 1862. Of Gaston County.

GANT, A. Jackson. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Gaston County. Laborer.

GANT, Harrison G. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 483. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GANT, O. Jefferson. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 483. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 23, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

GANT, Sherrod. Longrifles of North Carolina, pub. 1968, p. 154. [R683.4 B NC] In Lincoln County, 1838.

____. Gunsmiths of the Carolinas, 1660-1870, pub. 1994, p. 32. [683.4 Whi NCC] Of Lincoln county in 1838.

GARDNER, David. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 502. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 3, 1863. Of Gaston County.

GARDNER, Samuel S. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 502. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

GARRETT, G. W. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 108. [362.86 Weg NCC] Gaston County.

GARRISON, David Allen. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 309-310. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1865. Physician, active in public health causes, president of Gaston County Sanitarium.

GARRISON, Ephraim. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 53, v. 12, p. 494. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. H, 52nd N. C. Infantry. D. 27 Oct. 1862. Of Lincoln County.

GARRISON, Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 494. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GARRISON, Mary E. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 34. [929.375 Y NCC] Married Hugh F. Ewing of Gaston County, 1856.

GARRISON, Sidney. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 494. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Mar. 16, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

GARRISON, Sidney Clarence. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1986, v. 2, p. 279-280. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1887, d. 1945. Born in Lincolnton. Teacher, Lincoln County Superintendent of Education until 1914. Became psychologist and president of Peabody College. Served in WW I.

GARRISON, William Barnette Jr. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 477. [920 N NCC] B. 1930. Builder, realtor.

GARRISON, William Earnest. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 477. [920 N NCC] B. 1982. Realtor, contractor, state senator.

GARVIN, Catherine Holland. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 67. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1859. Native of Gaston County. Father, J. Holland; first husband, Dr. John Ratchford; second husband, W. W. Garvin.

GARVIN, W. W. see GARVIN, Catherine Holland.

GASKINS see also GASTON.

GASTON, Francis. Our Kin, p. 540. [929.1 Hof NCC] Early settler. Aka Gascoigne, Gaskins.

GASTON, James A. NC Troops, pub. 1985, v. 10, p. 282. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 42nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Jan. 30, 1865. Enlisted in Gaston County.

GASTON, Larkin B. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 572, 470. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Teacher.

GASTON, Robert H. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. D. May 16, 1865. Of Gaston County.

____. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 36-37. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 16 May 1865. Wife Isabella. Gaston County.

GASTON, Ross Marcius. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 130. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.
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GASTON, William Joseph. B. 1778, d. 1844. Note that Gaston never visited the area which became a county named in his honor. Legislator; judge.

____. American National Biography, pub. 1999, v. 8, p. 783-784. [R920.073 Ame]

____. Biographical Directory of the American Congress. [Pagination varies with edition -- in alphabetical order.] [R328.73 Bio]

____. Catholicity in the Carolinas and Georgia: Leaves of Its History, A.D. 1820--A. D. 1878, pub. 1879, p. 418-420. [282.75 O NCC]

____. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 106. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2]

____. Dictionary of American Biography, pub. 1932, v. 4, p. 180-181. [R920 D]

____. Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851, pub. 1851, p. 114-119. [975.6 W NCC]

____. National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, pub. 1835, v. 2, p. 309-318 with picture. [R920.073 L]

____. Ninety Bits of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1946, p. 26-28. [920 Ham NCC]

____. North Carolina Authors: A Selective Handbook, pub. 1952, p.43-44. [810.9756 Nor NCC] B. 1778, d. 1844. Author of the words of the song "The Old North State", the official state song since 1926. Judge, orator.

____. North Carolina Poems, pub. 1912, p. 46-47. [811.08 Bro NCC] Short biographical sketch and text of "the Old North State."

____. North Carolina Portrait Index, 1700-1860, pub. 1963, p. 94. [R704.942 Nat N.C.]

____. The South in the Building of the Nation, pub. 1909, v. 11, p. 390. [R975 S]

____. Tar Heel Catholics, pub. 2003. [282 Pow NCC] See index. This book contains many references to Gaston, regarded as one of the founders of Catholicism in this state. He was largely responsible for the removal from the state constitution of a clause banning Catholics from holding office.

____. "William Gaston, the Borough Controversy, and North Carolina's Changing Political Culture in the 1835 Constitutional Convention," North Carolina Historical Review, v. 88, no. 4, Oct. 2011, p. 399-424.
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GATENS, John. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 53, v. 12, p. 480-481. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. G, 52nd N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GATES, John L. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 260. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

GATES, Marcus William. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 583. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Papermaker.

GATES, William [Sr.] Eswau Huppeday, v. 5, no. 2 (May 1985), p. 118. [929.1 Esw NCC] D. May 1907, age 92, Confederate soldier.

GATES, William M. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 7, p. 157. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GATTIS, Charles L. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 238. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln or Orange County.

GAULT, Albert R. R. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 88. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GAULT, James. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 88. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 16, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

GAULT, Joseph N. NC Troops, pub. 1987, v. 11, p. 232. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 46th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Born in Lincoln County. Detailed to medical laboratory near Lincolnton.

GEORGE, John J. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 99-100 + picture. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1866. Teacher; businessman, president of Vivian Cotton Mills (Cherryville) and executive in other textile companies.

GEORGE, John Jacob. Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers: North Carolina and Tennessee Synods, 1773-1965, pub. 1966, p. 74. [284.1 L NCC] B. 1866, d. 1932. Also "engaged in business in Cherryville".

GERMAN, John H. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 120. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln or Catawba County.

GETTYS, Lawson A. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 346-347. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1866. Owner of Carolina Monazite Company, mining monazite in Cleveland, Lincoln and Burke Counties.

GEYER, Raymond. A Century of Inspiration and Growth: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, pub. 2003, p. 25 with picture. [282 Cen NCC] Pastor of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Gastonia,from 1983-1989.

GHEEN, W. Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 175. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 13, 1862. Of Lincoln County. Cabinetmaker.

GIBBON, John H. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 36-37. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 20 Oct. 1864. Wife, Patsy M; Gaston County.

GIBSON, George. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 494. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

GIBSON, Jesse J. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 96. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. ca. 1888. In Lincolnton ca. 1935.

GILBERT, Alfred. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 175. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Mar. 25, 1865. Of Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Alfred Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 38-39. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 21 Feb 1865. Wife, Catherine; Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Daniel R. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 297. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GILBERT, J. Frank. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 88. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 23, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Jonathan Taylor. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 96. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. 1884, d. 1970. Operated Gilbert Studio in Gastonia ca. 1910-1915 and businesses in many other places.

GILBERT, Marcus. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 88. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sept. 17, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Marcus. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 38-39. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 1 Apr 1863. Wife, Catherine A.; Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Philip V. NC Troops, pub. 1987, v. 11, p. 232. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 46th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Born in Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Robert. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 238 and Addenda in 2004 edition, p. 683. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

GILBERT, Robert. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 110. [362.86 Weg NCC] Lincoln County.

____. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 140-141 [973.7456 Dea NCC] Lincoln County.

GINGLES, Ralph C. Jr. Gaston Gazette, 29 April 1995, b. 3B. Appointed district court judge. [Name pronounced Jingles.]

____. Decisions of the United States Supreme Court, 1985-86 Term, p. 387-391. [R348.734 Dec] Lacy H. Thornburg, et al., Appellants v Ralph Gingles et al. Landmark case on voting rights -- summary.

GINKS, Oliver. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 240. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County. 
 

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