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RABB, John. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 218. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 5th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. B. in Lincoln County.

RABB, William. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 135. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Farmer or blacksmith.

RABY, Ralph "Jake". WWII Last Man Club of Gaston County, North Carolina: Stories of the Honor Guard, pub. 2001, p. 162-166. [940.53 Clo NCC]

RAFFIELD, Franklin A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 588. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RAGAN, George Washington. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1994, v. 5, p 163. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1846, d. 1936. Textile manufacturer, banker. One of the organizers of Gastonia's first cotton mill. His later mills were the Trenton and the Arlington. Confederate soldier.

____. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846 in Lincoln County.

____. Prominent People of North Carolina, pub. 1906, p. 84-85. [920 P NCC] B. 1846. Manufacturer, Trenton Cotton Mill, Arlington Mill; mayor of Gastonia.

____. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 279-281 + picture. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1846, d. 1936. One of the partners in Gastonia's first cotton mill, involved in the founding of Gastonia's First National Bank, had interests in many other mills including Trenton, Arlington and Ragan Mills. Mayor of Gastonia, 1897-1898.

RAGAN, Jasper. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 77. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married Elmina Pierce in 1860.

RAGAN, Jasper. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 1862. Of Gaston County.

RAGAN, Robert F. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 24, 1863. Of Gaston County.

RAGLAND, William Rufus. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAHN, Sheppard Seneca. Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers: North Carolina and Tennessee Synods, 1773-1965, pub. 1966, p. 165-166. [284.1 L NCC] B. 1845, d. 1911.

RAMSAUR see also RAMSEUR, RAMSOUR, RAMSUR

RAMSAUR, Leander Marcus. Confederate Colonels, pub. 2008, p. 316. [973.7 All NCC] B. 1829, d. 1881. Born in Lincoln Co., but grew up in Mississippi.

RAMSAUR, Melvina Thompson see RAMSOUR, Malvina Thompson.

RAMSAUR, William Sidney. Burke Journal, v. 10, no. 2 (June 1992), p. 8. [929.1 Jou NCC] B. 1828, d. 1915. Born in Lincoln County.

RAMSAY see also RAMSEY

RAMSAY, Joseph T. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 223 and p. 703 in Addenda to the 2004 edition. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RAMSEUR see also RAMSAUR, RAMSOUR, RAMSOURER, RAMSUR.

RAMSEUR, ____. The Civil War in North Carolina: Soldiers' and Civilians' Letters and Diaries, v. 1. The Piedmont, pub. 2003, p. 131, 147. [973.7 Civ NC v. 1] Confederate soldier, lieutenant. Of Lincoln. Mentioned in letters of August 27, 1863 and January 28, 1864 as a prisoner at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

RAMSEUR, Alfred A. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55, v. 9, p. 131. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. A, 33rd N. C. Infantry. D. 3 July 1863. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, Charles R. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265, 235. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, David P. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 395. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. , 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. 14th Regt., N. C. Infantry, surgeon. Of Lincoln County.

____. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010 [973.7 Ram NCC] See entries in index.

RAMSEUR, Donald Earl Sr. Gaston Gazette, 18 Nov 2002, p. 4B. Obituary. B. 1919, d. 2002. Lawyer, judge, civic leader, World War II veteran. "First black person appointed to the local bench."

____. Gastonia Gazette, 21 Feb 1955, p. 10F. "Ramseur First Negro Lawyer for Gastonia." Also first African-American local judge (see above). World War II veteran.

RAMSEUR, E. G. "Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1859," North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 2, May 1995, p. 130. [929.1 Nor NCC] Of Lincolnton, married to Miss Lizzie M. Burgin, 16 June.

RAMSEUR, Fred M. Jr. Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers: North Carolina and Tennessee Synods, 1773-1965, pub. 1966, p. 166. [284.1 L NCC] B. 1925.

RAMSEUR, H. Milton. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161 and p. 703 in the Addenda of the 2004 edition. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, Henry E. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, John F. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, John M. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, Lucy. "Christian Manhood and Respectability: David Schenck and the Making of a Confederate Identity." North Carolina Historical Review, v. 82, no. 1 (Jan. 2005), p. 70. [051 Nor NCC] D. 1859. Wife of Jacob Ramseur and mother-in-law of David Schenck.

RAMSEUR, Lucy M. "Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1859," North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 2, May 1995, p. 136. [929.1 Nor NCC] Death notice, in Lincolnton, 74, wife of J. H. Ramseur.

RAMSEUR, Oliver A. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55, v. 5, p. 85. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. I, 11th N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, Sallie Wilfong. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p.36. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1841.

____. "Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1859," North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 2, May 1995, p. 131. [929.1 Nor NCC] Married in Lincolnton to David Schenck of Dallas on 25 August.

RAMSEUR, Stephen Dodson. Biographical Dictionary of the Confederacy, pub. 1977, p. 362. [973.713 W NCC] B. 1837, d. 20 October 1864. Of Lincoln County. Confederate general.

____. The Civil War in North Carolina: Soldiers' and Civilians' Letters and Diaries, v. 1. The Piedmont, pub. 2003, p. 102, 112, 115-116, 129-130, 140, 166-167, 178-180, 183. Picture, p. 115, 179. [973.7 Civ NC v. 1] From Lincoln County, Confederate general. Married Ellen Richmond.

____. Confederate Military History, v. 4, North Carolina, pub. 1899, p. 341-343 [973.7 E NCC v. 4] B. 1837, d.1864.

____. Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the Nineteenth Century..., pub. 1892, v. 2, p. 326-327. [920.9756 Cyc NCC v.2] B. 1837, d. 1864. Confederate general.

_____. Dictionary of American Biography, pub. 1935, v. 8, p. 341. [R920 D] B. 1837, d. 1864. Confederate general.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1994, v. 5, p. 170. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1837, d. 1864. Born Lincolnton. Confederate general.

_____. Generals in Gray, pub. 1959, p. 251-252 + picture. [R973.742 W] B. 1837, d. 1864.

_____. Lives of Distinguished North Carolinians, pub. 1898, p. 456-494 + picture. [920 Pee NCC] B. 1837, d. 1864.

____. "Christian Manhood and Respectability: David Schenck and the Making of a Confederate Identity." North Carolina Historical Review, v. 82, no. 1 (Jan. 2005), p. 66-68 + picture. [051 Nor NCC]

____. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 41. [973.7025 M NCC] 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery.

____. The South in the Building of the Nation, pub. 1909, v. 12, p. 323-324. [R975 S]

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

RAMSEUR, Theodore J. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. I, 11th N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. See also p. 719 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of v. 5.

RAMSEUR, Thomas. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEUR, Walter G. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 55, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. I, 11th N. C. Infantry. D. 27 October 1863. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY see also RAMSAY

RAMSEY, C. A. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 11, p. 48. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery. D. Nov. 1, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, Charles McKinley. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1016. [920 N NCC] B. 1900. College professor of economics.

RAMSEY, E. D. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 178. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, Jacob. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 163. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Gaston County.

RAMSEY, John. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 28. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 1st Regt., N.C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, John. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 56. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, R. Nelson. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 1, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, S. J. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 178. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Jan. 25, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, William. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 56, v. 14, p. 178. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. G, 57th N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSEY, William H. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RAMSOUR see also RAMSAUR, RAMSEUR, RAMSOURER, RAMSUR

RAMSOUR, Caesar. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, p. 213. [973.7 Ram NCC] In 1870 census; former slave of the Richmond family. Aka Cesar.

RAMSOUR, Edward G. NC Troops, pub. 1985, v. 10, p. 45. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 38th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, J. A. "Unpublished Letters from North Carolinians to Van Buren." North Carolina Historical Review, v. 15, 1938, p. 137-138. [051 Nor NCC] One of 13 signers of a letter dated Sept. 7, 1840, Lincolnton, inviting the President to a commemorative celebration of the Battle of Kings Mountain. (The President did not attend.)

RAMSOUR, Jacob. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 29-30. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Accusation of assault by Jacob Ramsour, John Michel, Martin Zimmerman, and George Shuford on Charles, a slave belonging to Christian Arney, in 1827.

____. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 34-39. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Burglary case in 1825 against Joseph Wier [aka Wear] and his slave man June for breaking into the store of Jacob Ramsour in Lincolnton. Other names: Henry A. Langford and Henry Cansler.

RAMSOUR, John. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, John Thomas. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 460. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. 1841. D. Jan. 5, 1863. Of Gaston County.

RAMSOUR, Malvina Thompson. "Women's Work: Pioneers of North Carolina Photography", Our State, vol. 67, no. 12 (May 2000), p. 101. [051 Our NCC] B. 1818, d. 1890. Early amateur photographer; of "Woodside" plantation in Lincoln County.

____. (Entered as RAMSAUR, Melvina Thompson.) Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 21, 166-167 + picture. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. ca. 1818, d. 1890. In Lincoln County, 1850s.

RAMSOUR, Martin. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 1, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, Mid. S. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Apr. 29, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, Peter. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, Peter S. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 276. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, Pinkney W. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAMSOUR, T. J. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 194. [362.86 Weg NCC] Lincoln County.

RAMSOURER see also RAMSAUR, RAMSEUR, RAMSOUR, RAMSUR

RAMSOURER, Henry C. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 241. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County.

RAMSOURER, Henry F. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 239. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County.

RAMSUR see also RAMSAUR, RAMSEUR, RAMSOUR, RAMSOURER

RAMSUR, D. W. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 187. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

RANDALL, William George. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1994, v. 5, p. 171-172. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1860, d. 1905. Artist. As a teenager taught school in Lowesville, Lincoln County in the 1870s.

RANDLEMAN see also RENDLEMAN

RANDLEMAN, Jno. M. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 241. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County.

RANDLEMAN, Pinkney L. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 242. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RANDLEMAN, Samuel H. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 491. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry, lieutenant. Of Lincoln County.

RANKIN, Alexander. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 167. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. ca. 1843. In Lincolnton, 1870.

RANKIN, Alexander N. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 24, 1862. Of Gaston County. Includes medical testimony about unusual wound.

RANKIN, Blair Leroy. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 26, 1862. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, Cephas S. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Sep. 1, 1862. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, Cephus L. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 237. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

RANKIN, Dallas. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, Ephraim L. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 16, 1864. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, Ephraim Leroy. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 240. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County.

RANKIN, Hugh D. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, John Calvin. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 302-303. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1853, d. 1928. Partner with William Thomas Love; in 1899 purchased Spencer Mountain Mills; partner in Rex Spinning Company (1915) and Ranlo Manufacturing Company (1916). Ranlo is a combination of his surname and that of his partner. Operated Lowell Cotton Mills, the first industry in Lowell.

RANKIN, John D. M. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 30, 1862. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, John N. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 242. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 25, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

RANKIN, Joseph J. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 20, 1861. Of Gaston County. See also p. 756 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

RANKIN, N. A. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 86-87. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 30 June 1862. Wife, Rebecca C.; Gaston County.

RANKIN, Olin. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 50-51. [920 Sol NCC] Also his brothers Charles and Harold.

RANKIN, Olive R. [Mrs.]. Gastonia Gazette, Oct. 19, 1973, obituary.

RANKIN, Robert. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 163. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Gaston County. Merchant.

RANKIN, Rufus Grady. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 82-83 + picture. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1891. Head, Pinkney Cotton Mills.

RANKIN, Rufus Pinkney. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 82-83. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1862, d. 1910. Founder, Ozark Mills; banker.

____. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 303 + picture. [920 Rag NCC Over]p. B. 1862, d. 1910. Associated with Ozarks Mills (fifth in Gastonia); with Chronicle Mill in Belmont; first president of Citizens National Bank of Gastonia. Uncle of Wiley Theodore Rankin.

RANKIN, Wade D. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

____. Reminiscences of the Civil War, pub. 1930, p. 7. [973.7 Coo NCC] Probably the W. D. Rankin mentioned.

RANKIN, Wallace A. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 103. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49thth Regt. N. C. Infantry, 1st lieutenant. D. June 23, 1864. Of Gaston County. Mentioned numerous times in Letters of a Gaston Ranger, pub. 1991 [973.781 Lin NCC].

RANKIN, Wiley Theodore. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 304 + picture. [920 Rag NCC Over]p. B. 1867, d. 1929. In insurance and mill business; built Osceola Mills and Hanover Thread Mills; was mayor of Gastonia during the Loray strike; held other civic positions. Newphew of Rufus Pinkney Rankin.

RANKIN, William. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 65-67. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Inquiry into the 1831 drowning of Edmond, an escaped slave on the property of Enos Sherrill. Other Sherrills mentioned: Hosea, Austen, Lewis, David, Mason, Eli. Edmond was formerly owned by William Rankin.

RANKIN, William. Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851, pub. 1851, p. 159. [975.6 W NCC] Revolutionary soldier.

____. Legacy and Legends of Gaston County, pub. 2003, p. 38. [975.6773 Wil NCC] Believed to have been " the last Revolutionary soldier to die in Gaston County". Has picture of his house.

RANKIN, William G. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RANKIN, William R. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 236. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

RANKIN, William Rufus. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 239. [973.74 Nor NCC] Lincoln County. "Wm."

RANKIN, William Rufus. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 135 and p. 112; v. 9, p. 469 and 566. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 8th Regt. N. C. Infantry; 28th Regt., sergeant major; 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry, major; Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry, captain. Of Gaston County.

RASH, Melville. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 161. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln or Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, Ezekiel C. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 18. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Jan 21, 1863. Of Gaston County. See also p. 720 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume which supplies his first name.

RATCHFORD, J. H. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 135. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 20, 1862. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, John [Dr.] see GARVIN, Catherine Holland.

RATCHFORD, John A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 575-576. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, John F. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 576. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, John G. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 135. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Aug. 30, 1864. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, M. R. [Miss]. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 69. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married A. F. W. Dixon in 1859.

RATCHFORD, Moses. NC Troops, pub. 1985, v. 10, p. 37. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 38th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Apr. 9, 1863. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, Robert Martin NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 218 and p. 703 in Addenda in the 2004 edition; v. 10, p. 37. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, 1st lieutenant; Co. C. 38th Regt. N> C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, W. A. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 17, 1862. Of Gaston County.

RATCHFORD, W. W. [Rev.]. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. . [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married Mary C. Smith in 1860.

RATTBURY [?], Alexander. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 237. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County. Transcriber's ? on surname.

RAUCH, Marshall Arthur. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1021. [920 N NCC] B. 1923. President of Pyramid Textiles; Gastonia City Commission; Mayor Pro Tem.

RAWLMAN, J. D. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 178. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

RAY, Ralph. Gaston & Lincoln Sketches, pub. 2006, p. 85-93. [975.67 Ran NCC] B. 1920, d. 1952. Artist, especially known for his bird illustrations.

RAY, Robert R. [Rankin] History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 6, p. 240 + picture. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1852. Treasurer and general manager of McAden Mills; also director of the First National Bank of Gastonia, of the Gastonia Insurance and Realty Co., of the Woodlawn Manufacturing Co., and of the Bank of Belmont; legislator.

____. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 281-282 + picture. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1852, d. 1941. State senator in 1917; instrumental in the establishment of the N. C. Orthopedic Hospital of which he was a trustee. Founder and first president in 1907 of the Gaston County Textile Manufacturers Association which later became the Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association and later the American Yarn Spinners Association.

REAGAN, James L. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 487-488. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REAGAN, John A. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 242. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. 1862. Of Lincoln County.

REECE, Aaron. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 338. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 58th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 13-14, 1864. B. in Lincoln County.

REED see also REID

REED, David. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 301. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

REED, James H. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 488. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

REED, John. Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: The Southern Claims Commission, pub. 1994, p. 494. [973.745 Mil NCC] Also identified as REEP. Lincoln County.

REED, Thomas L. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 488. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REEL, Daniel R. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 498. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 2, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Daniel. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 187. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, George. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 135-136. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Jesse. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 301. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, John see also REED, John.

REEP, Jonas. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 242-243. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Lawson. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 458, 352. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 8th Batt., N. C. Jr. Reserves' Co. E, 3d Regt., N. C. Jr, Reserves. B. 1846 in Lincoln County.

REEP, Obed. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 243. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Feb. 2, 1864. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Peter. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 162. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 3, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Philip A. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

REEP, Thomas. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 1864. Of Lincoln County.

REEVES, William. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 189. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

REGAN, H. C. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

REICHERT, Melchior. A Century of Inspiration and Growth: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, pub. 2003, p. 10-14 + pictures p. 11 and 13. [282 Cen NCC] D. 1940. Catholic priest; first pastor of St. Michael's, the first Catholic Church in Gastonia.

REID see also REED

REID, James W. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 160. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves, lieutenant. Of Gaston County.

REID, R. H. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 223. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 3, 1863. Of Gaston County.

REID, Rufus. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 378 [in sketch of Frank Brown]. [975.6 H NCC] D. 1853. Legislator from Iredell County.

REID, W. Harrison. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 265. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. D. Jan. 21, 1865. Of Gaston County.

REIN see also RHYNE

REINHARDT see also RIENHARDT, RINEHARDT

REINHARDT, Ambrose Alexander. Two Centuries of Potters: A Catawba Valley Tradition, pub. 1999, p. 58. [738.309756 Two NCC] B. 1831, d. 1914.

REINHARDT, Charles. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 29, 1864. Of Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, Charles. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 86-87. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 2 June 1864. Wife, Susan; Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, Daniel E. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 301. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, Daniel M. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 236. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, 2nd lieutenant. D. Sep. 17, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, Jacob. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 59. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Contract in 1829 for Martin C. Phifer to hire the services of York, a blacksmith, from Jacob Reinhardt.

REINHARDT, James L. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 1861. Of Gaston County.

REINHARDT, James W. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 56. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. D. 14 July 1861. Of Lincoln County. Also in General Robert F. Hoke, p. 35. [923.573 Hoke Bar NC]

REINHARDT, John Franklin. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 2, p. 33, v. 3, p. 56. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry; Co. C, 1st Regt. N. C. Cavalry. Of Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, R. S. Prominent People of North Carolina, pub. 1906, p. 102. [920 P NCC] In 1890 in Lincoln County, president of the Elm Grove Cotton Mills and the Piedmont Cotton Mills.

REINHARDT, Robert B. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 93. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

REINHARDT, W. P. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 113. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 22, 1862. Of Gaston County. See also p. 756 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

REINHARDT, W. P. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 86-87. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 1 May 1862. Wife, Frances; Gaston County.

REINHARDT, Wallace M. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 51-52. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

____. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, p.129. [973.7 Ram NCC] Mentioned as in Lincoln County.

RENDLEMAN see also RANDLEMAN

RENDLEMAN, John M. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 498-499. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Overseer. Apparently same as John M. Rendleman, NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 172, lieutenant. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Overseer.

RENFRO, Julia Scruggs. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1033. [920 N NCC] B. 1917. Librarian.

RETTGER, Gerard. A Century of Inspiration and Growth: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, pub. 2003, p. 14 + picture. [282 Cen NCC] Pastor of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Gastonia,from 1932-1934.

REVEL see also REVELS

REVEL, Seely Ann. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 100. [929.375 Y NCC] Married, 1864, in Gaston County to John W. Parker.

REVELS see also REVEL

REVELS, Hiram Rhoades. American National Biography, pub. 1999, v. 18, p. 367-369. [R920.073 Ame]. First black U. S. senator; served from Mississippi.

____. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. [R973.3 Uni] Pagination varies with edition; entries in alphabetical order.

____. Dictionary of American Biography, pub 1935, v. 8, p.513. [R920 D] B. 1822, d. 1901. Methodist minister; member of Congress; educator. Lived in Lincolnton for a short time in the 1840s; was a barber.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1994, v. 5, p. 201. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1822, d. 1901. First African-American U. S. senator. Lived in Lincolnton for several years where he worked as a barber. Minister.

REYNOLDS, Bill. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 80-81. [920 Sol NCC] D. 1945. Winner of the Distinguished Service Cross; hero of the book and movie, "The Bridge at Remagen".

REYNOLDS, Caleb. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 576. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

REYNOLDS, Christopher. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 189. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

REYNOLDS, Jacob A. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 162 and p. 703 in the Addenda of the 2004 edition. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 31, 1862. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

REYNOLDS, Lawson. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 223 and p. 704 in Addenda to 2004 edition. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

REYNOLDS, Lawson. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 164-165. [973.7456 Dea NCC] Gaston County.

REYNOLDS, Lawson. Phantom Pain: North Carolina's Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, pub. 2004, p. 196. [362.86 Weg NCC] Gaston County.

REYNOLDS, Matthew. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 301. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

REYNOLDS, Nathan. The Civil War in North Carolina: Soldiers' and Civilians' Letters and Diaries, v. 1. The Piedmont, pub. 2003. P.67. [973.7 Civ NC v. 1] Confederate soldier, 37th N. C., reported wounded, August 1862.

REYNOLDS, Nathan A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 576. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

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

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