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JACKSON, Curtis L. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 54, v. 14, p. 176. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. G, 57th N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. House carpenter.

JACKSON, Drury S. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 133. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

JACKSON, Frank Lee. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 364. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1882. School teacher at Belmont; treasurer of Davidson College.

____. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 661-662. [920 N NCC] B. 1882. Principal, Belmont High School, 1907-1909. College executive.

JACKSON, Nelson. "Perserverance", Bobbin & Shuttle, no. 5, 2008 [677.975 Bob NCC], p. 40-41, 57. Reminiscences of African American life as a mill worker in Gastonia by his daughter Brenda Jackson Brown. He worked for Firestone Mill.

JACKSON, Mary Anna Morrison. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.264. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1831, d. 1915. Daughter of Robert Morrison and wife of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson; they married in Lincoln County in 1857. Lived in Lincoln County, wrote Memoirs of her husband, was very active in Confederate reunion activities. [She took Stonewall's horse, Little Sorrel, to many of the reunions. The horse lived in Lincoln County and later at Virginia Military Institute and lived to the remarkable age of 36. See VMI's Stonewall page.]

____. They Married Confederate Officers: The Intimate Story of Anna Morrison, Wife of Stonewall Jackson, and Her Five Sisters, pub. 1997. [929.2 Morrison HER NC]

JACKSON, Robert L. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 120. [770.92 Pho NCC] In Gastonia, 1919-1921.

JACKSON, Solomon L. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 133. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. June 8, 1862. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

JACKSON, Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" see JACKSON, Mary Anna Morrison.

JACKSON, Willie. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 30-31. [920 Sol NCC]

JAMES, A. P. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 159. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Cabinetmaker. May be the same as Augustus P. James, NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 401. [973.7025 M NCC] Maj. M. L. McCorkle's Battn., N. C. Sr. Reserves, lieutenant.

JAMES, Augustus P. see JAMES, A. P.

JAMES, William. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 121. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. ca. 1830, d. ca. 1930. Active as a photographer in Lincoln County in the 1880s-1890s; also a furniture maker.

JANES, James. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 20. [929.375 Y NCC] Married 1852 to Miss Catharine Massey of Gaston County.

JARRETT see also JARRETTE

JARRETT, Benjamin D. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Mechanic.

JARRETT, Eli. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 297, 319. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B and D, 58th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. 1833 in Lincoln County.

JARRETT, G. W. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 136. [362.86 Weg NCC] Gaston County.

JARRETT, George W. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 221. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JARRETT, John R. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JARRETT, Levi. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 297. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 58th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Nov. 8, 1863. B. in Lincoln County.

JARRETT, Mary Sue Pruette. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 665-666. [920 N NCC] B. 1906. A WPA supervisor, Gaston and Cleveland Counties, 1939-1944.

JARRETT, Samuel. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 319. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 21, 1864. Of Lincoln County.

JARRETTE see also JARRETT

JARRETTE, John R. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 237. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

JENKINS [family]. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 92-93. [920 Sol NCC] Siblings: Maggie Jenkins Basham, Mary Jenkins Austin, Lib Jenkins Heavener.

JENKINS, A. D. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Gaston County. Student.

JENKINS, Aaron. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 67. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery. Enlisted in Gaston County.

JENKINS, Aaron. Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: The Southern Claims Commission, pub. 1994, p. 310. [973.745 Mil NCC] Gaston County.

JENKINS, Aaron see also JENKINS, Mary.

JENKINS, Andrew B. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 573. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Aug. 10, 1864. Enlisted in Gaston County.

JENKINS, Andrew Jackson. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 132. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Blacksmith.

JENKINS, Benjamin. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 77. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1860. Of Gaston County. Child of David A. and Lodema.

JENKINS, Berryman. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 162. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Caleb A. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 132. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Dec. 31, 1861. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Carl. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 58-59. [920 Sol NCC]

____. WWII Last Man Club of Gaston County, North Carolina: Stories of the Honor Guard, pub. 2001, p. 117-122. [940.53 Clo NCC]

JENKINS, Christy J. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Daniel R. NC Troops, pub. 1973, v. 4, p. 311-312. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 6th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, David. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 15. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, David. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 573. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, David. A. see also JENKINS, Benjamin and JENKINS, John Franklin.

JENKINS, David A. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Mecklenburg, Gaston and Union Counties, pub. 2001, p. 149-152. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Owner of a runaway slave, Rufus, whom Robert and Samuel Winter were accused of harboring in 1860 in Gaston County court. [Not known if this is the same David A. Jenkins as in the entries below.]

JENKINS, David Aaron. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 379-380. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2] B. 1822, d. 1886. Legislator, state treasurer.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.277. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1822, d. 1886. Legislator, state treasurer.

____. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 276. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1822, d. 1886. State Treasurer, 1868-1877. Father of Laban L. Jenkins (below).

____. Our Kin, p. 502-503 + picture facing p. 512. [929.1 Hof NCC] B. 1822, d. 1886. Married Lodema Holland (also pictured).

JENKINS, E. W. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 132. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Jan. 4, 1862. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Edward. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 67-68. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Eli A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 336. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, George W. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 132. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Aug. 8, 1862. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Haldean. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 57. [920 Sol NCC]

JENKINS, Jacob. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 15-16. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, John Franklin. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 85. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. D. 1861. Child of David A. and Lodema Jenkins.

JENKINS, John L. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 221. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Aug. 21, 1861. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, John T. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 110. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. June 8, 1863. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Joseph. Our Kin, p. 498. [929.1 Hof NCC] D. 1821.

JENKINS, Laban Lineberger. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 276-278 + picture. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1864. Son of David A. Jenkins (above). President: First National Bank of Gastonia, Arlington Cotton Mills, Flint Manufacturing Co., Gray Manufacturing Co.; vice-president: Trenton Cotton Mills and Groves Mills; director: Parkdale Mills and Arrow Mills. Also Gastonia postmaster.

____. Our Kin, p. 501-502 + picture facing p. 496. [929.1 Hof NCC] Established first bank in Gaston County; cotton manufacturer.

____. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 273-274 with picture. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1864, d. 1933. Banker, founder of Gastonia's first bank, Craig & Jenkins in 1877. In 1890 established the First National Bank of Gastonia. Was president of several other banks and a number of cotton mills.

JENKINS, Lodema see JENKINS, Benjamin and JENKINS, John Franklin.

JENKINS, Mary. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 78. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1860. Wife of Aaron Jenkins of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Miller. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 8, 1862. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Rufus M. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 132. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JENKINS, Samuel. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 68. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery. Enlisted in Gaston County.

JENKS, George A. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846. D. 1865? Of Gaston or Lincoln County. Manufacturer.

JENNINGS, John H. NC Troops, pub. 1968, v. 2, p. 399, 417. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F and Co. D, 5th Regt., N. C. Cavalry. Born in Gaston County. See also p. 809 in addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume. D. Mar. 22, 1863.

JETTON, Benedict M. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 214. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 5th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves, captain. Of Lincoln County. Saddler.

JETTON, Charles P. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 133. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Student.

JETTON, George M. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 133. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

JETTON, Taylor Benjamin. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. See also p. 705 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

JETTON, William H. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 54, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. I, 11th N. C. Infantry. D. 3 July 1863. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, ____ [Col.] "Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1859," North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 2, May 1995, p. 116. [929.1 Nor NCC] Death notice for Charlotte Hayes, relict of John Hayes of Lincoln County, died in Charlotte, date not given, but in paper of 8 January 1859. Says she was daughter of Revolutionary soldier Col. Johnson.

JOHNSON, A. R. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 186. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, Charles P. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 54. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Musician.

JOHNSON, Clarence A. [Mrs.] see AVERY, Lillian Walton [Mrs.].
JOHNSON, David. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 68. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, Eli. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Catawba or Lincoln County, enlisted in Lincoln County. See also p. 705 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

JOHNSON, Elwood Wilbur. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 48-49. [920 Sol NCC] D. 1945 in the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.

JOHNSON, Everett. WWII Last Man Club of Gaston County, North Carolina: Stories of the Honor Guard, pub. 2001, p. 123-126. [940.53 Clo NCC]

JOHNSON, H. A. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 121. [770.92 Pho NCC] In Gastonia, 1940-1941.

JOHNSON, Harvey M. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Catawba County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 176. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Apr. 24 or June 8, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

____. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 54-55. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 24 Apr 1863. Wife, Mary; Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, Henry W. Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers, 1840-1870, pub. 1983, p. 93. [929.375 M NCC] D. Nov. 9, 1843, near Lincolnton. Book-binder.

JOHNSON, Hubert Harrison. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 122. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. 1905. In Gastonia, 1928-1940s.

JOHNSON, J. F. Legacy and Legends of Gaston County, pub. 2003, p. 91. [975.6773 Wil NCC] In picture of an 1894 baseball team.

JOHNSON, Jacob. NC Troops, pub. 1968, v. 2, p. 304. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Cavalry. Enlisted in Gaston County.

JOHNSON, James. Legacy and Legends of Gaston County, pub. 2003, p. 41. [975.6773 Wil NCC] Picture of house, built 1782.

JOHNSON, Leonidas. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Born in Lincoln County. Salesman.

JOHNSON, Margaret. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 20. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married 1852 to Wm. B. Floyd.

JOHNSON, Robert. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 91. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. August 25, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSON, Thomas Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 222. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSON, Toon Blair. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 680. [920 N NCC] B. 1903. Manufacturer.

JOHNSON, William H. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 34. [929.375 Y NCC] [Wm. H.] Of Gaston County. Married Miss Zereriah McGill, 1856.

JOHNSTON see also JONSTON

JOHNSTON, ____. The Civil War in North Carolina: Soldiers' and Civilians' Letters and Diaries, v. 1. The Piedmont, pub. 2003, p. 131. [973.7 Civ NC v. 1] Confederate soldier, captain. Of Lincoln. Mentioned in a letter of August 27, 1863 as a prisoner at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

JOHNSTON, A. J. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 222. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, George. Miscellaneous Mill Records for Anson...[etc.], pub. 2010, p. 147-148. [664 Dun NCC] Petition to build a mill, Lincoln County, no date, by William Reynolds. Also mentioned: John Gullick Sr, landowner, and George Johnston.

JOHNSTON, J. M. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 148-149. [973.7456 Dea NCC] Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, James. Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851, pub. 1851, p. 190, p. 230. [975.6 W NCC] Role in events leading to battle at Ramsour's Mill, 1780.

JOHNSTON, James F. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 144; v. 2. p. 28. [973.7025 M NCC] 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, assistant commissary of subsistence; Co. C, 9th Regt. N. C. S. T. (1st Regt. N. C. Cavalry), captain. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSTON, Joseph Forney. Biographical Directory of the American Congress. [Pagination varies with edition -- in alphabetical order.] [R328.73 Bio] B. 1843, d. 1913. Lawyer; governor of Alabama; U. S. senator from Alabama.

____. Dictionary of American Biography, pub.1933, v. 5, p. 146-147. [R920 D] B. 1843, d. 1913. Governor, senator.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.305. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1843, d. 1913. Born in Lincoln County. Lawyer, governor of Alabama, U. S. senator.

____. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, 215. [973.7 Ram NCC] Examined for promotion, 1864.

JOHNSTON, Joseph Miles. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, Leonidas. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 7, p. 155. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, 2nd lieutenant. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSTON, M. F. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 504. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 7, 1863. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, Martha. North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 30, no. 2, May 2004, p. 152. [929.1 Nor NCC] Notice of marriage to Richard Hunley of Alabama from Raleigh Register, 4 Aug. 1847.

JOHNSTON, Robert. [Esq.] Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Quarterly, v. 28. no. 4 (2010), p. 28. [929.1 Old NCC] D. 1854. Of Lincoln County.

JOHNSTON, Robert Daniel. Biographical Dictionary of the Confederacy, pub. 1977, p. 261. [973.713 W NCC] B. 1837, d. 1919. Born in Lincoln County. Confederate general, lawyer, editor of the Charlotte Observer.

____. Confederate Military History, v. 4, North Carolina, pub. 1899, p. 320-321. [973.7 E NCC v. 4]

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.306. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1837, d. 1919. Born in Lincoln County. Confederate general; lawyer; banker.

____. Generals in Gray, pub. 1959, p. 162-163 + picture. [R973.742 W] B. 1837, d. 1919. Confederate general; lawyer; banker.

____. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 236 and p. 143. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, captain; lieutenant colonel of 23rd. Of Lincoln County. Law student.

____. "From Playmates to Generals: Lee's 'Lincoln' Army". The State, v. 56, no. 9 (Feb. 1989), p. 6-9 + picture. [051 S NCC]

____. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, p. 145, 170 [973.7 Ram NCC]

JOHNSTON, Robert Pinkney. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 111-112. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 15, 1862. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, Robert Zenas. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 403-404. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2] B. 1834. Presbyterian minister, Lincoln County educator.

JOHNSTON, Rufus Murray. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 574-577. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2] B. 1825, d. 1869.

JOHNSTON, Rufus Zenas Jr. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.306. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1874, d. 1959. Born in Lincolnton. Naval officer who served from 1895-1930. Won Medal of Honor.

____. Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-1994, pub. 1995, v. 1, p. 393. [R355.1342 Lan] B. 1874, d. 1959. Won Medal of Honor for action at Vera Cruz in 1914; U. S. Navy Rear Admiral. Also awarded the Navy Cross.

JOHNSTON, S. D. NC Troops, pub. 1973, v. 4, p. 361. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 6th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, Samuel. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 237. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, Thomas C. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, W. Adolphus. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Gaston County.

JOHNSTON, William. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 641-643 and portrait. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2] Lawyer, Confederate officer, railroad owner and executive.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p. 310-311. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1817, d. 1896. Born in what is now Gaston County. Lawyer, businessman, plank road and railroad builder. After Civil War spearheaded the rebuilding of railroads from Charlotte to both Columbia and Statesville.

____. Papers of John Willis Ellis, pub. 1964, v. 2, p. 787-8, footnote. [923.275 Ellis NCC] B. 1817, d. 1896. Commissary General of North Carolina Troops.

JOHNSTON, William. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 61-62. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Nancy Grice accused of having Fred, a slave belonging to William Johnston in her house and of being married to him [1825].

JOHNSTON, William H. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 236. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, captain. Of Lincoln County.

____. Papers of William Alexander Graham, pub. 1973, v. 5, p. 396, footnote. Also see index entries. [353.9756 G NCC] Of Lincoln County. Confederate officer, doctor.

JONAS, Andrew. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 186. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

JONAS, Charles Andrew. Biographical Directory of the American Congress. [Pagination varies with edition -- in alphabetical order.] [R328.73 Bio] B. 1876, d. 1955. From Lincolnton; lawyer; legislator; Congressman. Father of Charles Raper Jonas below.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.311-312. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1876, d. 1955. Of Lincoln County. Lawyer, legislator, member of Congress. Early in his career was a teacher in Lincoln County public schools, the first superintendent of graded schools in Mount Holly, and headed a boarding school in Dallas. Editor of Lincoln Times; postmaster at Lincolnton. Prominent Republican and delegate to four national conventions. Active in establishing Kings Mountain Military Park.

____. The State, v. 3, no. 17, Sept. 21, 1935, p. 13. [051 Sta NCC] Note in the "Political" column + picture, p. 15.

JONAS, Charles Raper. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. [Pagination varies with edition -- in alphabetical order.] [R328.73 Bio] B. 1904, d. 1988. From Lincolnton, lawyer, Congressman; son of Charles Andrew Jonas above.

____. Men of Achievement in the Carolinas, pub. 1952, p. 114. [920.7 Joh NCC] B. 1904. Lawyer.

______. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 684. [920 N NCC] B. 1904. Lawyer, member of Congress.

JONAS, Daniel. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 186. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. January 17, 1865. Lincoln County.

JONAS, F. W. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846 in Lincoln County.

JONAS, John Jr. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 299; v. 18, p. 186. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry; Co. K, 4th Regt. N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

JONAS, Philo. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

JONES, Alexander see JONES, Mary H.

JONES, Andrew Barry. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 78-79. [920 Sol NCC] D. 1986. Winner of more than twenty medals including two Silver Stars and a Bronze Star.

JONES, Bess [Dr.] see PUETT, Bess.

JONES, Bobby Frank. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 685. [920 N NCC] B. 1932.

JONES, D. L. [Rev.] Gaston County Historical Bulletin, v. 9, no. 1 (Spring 1963), p. 3. [051 Gas NCC]. Presbyterian minister, Dallas. Married Bess Puett -- see that entry.

JONES, Mary H. Divorces and Separations from Petitions to the North Carolina General Assembly, 1779-1837, pub. 2009, p. 121, 129. [929.3756 McB NCC] Petition to secure property, Lincoln County, 1813. Husband is Alexander.

JONES, Morgan. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 39-42. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1826 against Morgan Jones for stealing the slave Altimore, property of William Graham.

JONES, Reinhart. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 262. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

JONES, William. The Catawba Soldier of the Civil War, pub. 1911, p. 303. [973.7456 Hah NCC] Civil War, Co. I, 49th Regt. Resident of Lincoln County ca. 1911.

JONES, William Sr. "Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Rutherfordton (Rutherford Co., N. C.) Newspapers: 1830-1850." North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 8, no. 4 (1982), p. 219. D. 1832. Age about 75.

JOHNSTON see also JOHNSTON

JONSTON, Joel. Divorces and Separations from Petitions to the North Carolina General Assembly, 1779-1837, pub. 2009, p. 13. [929.3756 McB NCC] of Lincoln County. Petition for divorce from Mary Matox.

JORDAN, Benjamin E. Jr. Leaders in the Textile Industry, pub. 1979, p. 128. [R926.77 L] B. 1926. Textile executive.
JORDAN, Benjamin Everett. Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Nine, 1971-1975, pub. 1994, p. 439-441. [R920 D] B. 1896, d. 1974. U. S. Senator; textile executive.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1988, v. 3, p.331-332. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1896, d. 1974. Textile executive in Gastonia at Myrtle Mill, 1923-1926, and Gray Mills, 1926-1927. U. S. Senator. Served in WW I.

JORDAN, Jord Hampton. History of North Carolina, pub. 1956, v. 3, p. 87. [975.6 L NCC] B. 1905. Director of Southern Paper Industries and other companies.

JOY, John Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 222. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

JUSTICE, John G. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 140. [362.86 Weg NCC] Lincoln County. Captain.

____. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 209. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 33rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, 2nd lieutenant. Of Lincoln County.
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