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WIGGINS, Ella May. American Folksongs of Protest, pub. 1953, p. 244-252. [R784.497 G] Also see p. 133-136 for more on the 1929 Gastonia strike.

____. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1996, v. 6, p. 193-195. [920.0756 Dic NCC] B. ca. March 1900, d. 1929. Textile worker, musician, union leader; killed in the Loray Mill strike.

____. Legacy and Legends of Gaston County, pub. 2003, p.82, 84. [975.6773 Wil NCC]

WIKE see WYKE

WILBURN, H. C. A. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 188. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 4th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

WILFONG, Geo. [George] "Unpublished Letters from North Carolinians to Van Buren."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.)

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

WILKERSON, James Sidney. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 490. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Nov. 17, 1863. Of Lincoln County.

WILKERSON, L. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846. Of Lincoln County.

WILKES, Charles. American National Biography, pub. 1999, v. 23, p. 394-396. [R920.073 Ame] Naval officer, admiral, explorer. [Owned High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County.]

____. Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, pub. 1889, v. 6, p. 508-509. [R920 A] B. 1798, d. 1877. Naval officer, admiral, explorer. [Owned High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County.]

_____. Dictionary of American Biography, pub. 1936, v. 10, p. 216-218. [R920 D] B. 1798, d. 1877. Naval officer, admiral, explorer. [Owned High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County.]

____. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 375 [in sketch of J. Frank], also p. 383. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1798, d. 1877. Admiral, explorer, iron manufacturer at High Shoals ca. late 1860s through early 1870s.

WILKINS, John Allen Sr. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1306. [920 N NCC] B. 1893. Lawyer, judge.

WILKINS, Samuel Austell Jr. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1306-1307. [920 N NCC] B. 1913. Surgeon.

WILKINSON, Jay French. History of North Carolina, pub. 1956, v. 3, p. 216-217. [975.6 L NCC] Born in Lincoln County; president and founder of Etta Paper Box company.

WILKINSON, Yates King Jr. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1308. [920 N NCC] B. 1936. Teacher, principal.

WILLIAMS, A. Marcus. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 164. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Alexander. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 462. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 28, 1862. B. in Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Alma Ansley see THRAIKILL, Alma Ansley Williams.

WILLIAMS, Betty Vaiden Wright. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1309. [920 N NCC] B. 1913. Musician, folklorist.

WILLIAMS, Bill. WWII Last Man Club of Gaston County, North Carolina: Stories of the Honor Guard, pub. 2001, p. 241-244. [940.53 Clo NCC]

WILLIAMS, Charlotte. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 87. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1861, Gaston County.

WILLIAMS, Doctor F. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 462. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. in Lincoln County. "Doctor" is first name.

WILLIAMS, Ed. "Black North Carolina Confederate Pensioners", North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 4, Nov. 1995, p. 352. [929.2 Nor NCC] Gaston County. Servant of Rev. John J. Landrum.

WILLIAMS, George W. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 190. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. December 21,1863. Lincoln County. See also Additional Information and Amendments to the North Carolina Troops, pub. 2010, p. 32. [973.7025 Man NCC]

WILLIAMS, Harry Richard. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1312-1313. [920 N NCC] B. 1918. Dentist.

WILLIAMS, Hartwell Spain. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 303. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Aug. 25, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Hugh. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 87. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 53rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. in Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Isaac C. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 501. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Jacob. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 236. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

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

WILLIAMS, John Richard. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 648. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F, 56th Regt. N. C. Infantry, lieutenant. D. May 20, 1864. B. in Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, John W. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 190. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Osburn. NC Troops, pub. 2011, v. 18, p. 219. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 5th Regt., N. C. Sr. Reserves. B. in Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, Robert. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 303. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, S. H. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 20. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILLIAMS, S. Henry. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 66. [929.375 Y NCC] Married Miss M. J. Hand of Gaston County in 1859.

WILLIAMS, Sallie McBee see McBEE, Sallie.

WILLIAMS, Thomas Franklin. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1317. [920 N NCC] B. 1921. Doctor.

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

WILLIAMS, Westly A. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 57, v. 13, p. 495. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry; Co. F, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

WILLIAMS, William Thomas. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 495. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. May 6, 1864. Of Lincoln County. Millwright.

____. "Deliver Us from this Cruel War": Civil War Letters..., p. 176, 177. [973.7 Hoy NCC] D. abt. May 7, 1864.

WILLIAMSON, James D. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 490. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 27, 1864. Of Lincoln County. Tanner.

WILLIAMSON, Thomas. "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.)

WILLIAMSON, William. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 38. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1856. Of Lincolnton. Lawyer.

WILLIAMSON, William. "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.)

WILLIS, Josiah F. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 244. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILLIS, Martin V. S. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 139. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILLIS, W. J. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

WILLISTON, Thomas Harold. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1319. [920 N NCC] B. 1906. Doctor.

WILLS, Garrett. Our Kin, p. 479. [929.1 Hof NCC] Early settler.

WILLS, John. Our Kin, p. 270, 273, 276-277. [929.1 Hof NCC] Cabinetmaker.

WILSON, Alexander H. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 1, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, Frank J. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 278. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1846 in Gaston County.

WILSON, George A. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON. George Wood. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, pub. 1996, v. 6, p. 227-228. [920.0756 D NCC] B. 1867, d. 1930. Lawyer; mayor of Gastonia 1903-1904.

____. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 6, p. 279-280. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1867. Lawyer, solicitor, 14th Judicial District (Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties).

WILSON, Harold D. Leaders in the Textile Industry, pub. 1979, p. 272. [R926.77 L] B. 1939. Executive, Gaston County Dyeing Machine Co.

WILSON, Harrison S. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 95. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, Isaac. Medicine in North Carolina, pub. 1972, v. 1, p. 182. [610.9756 Med NCC] Of Gaston County; doctor; Justice of the Peace.

WILSON, J. A. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, Jacob K. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 164 and p. 714 of the Addenda of the 2004 edition. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, James Andrew. Associate Reformed Presbyterian Death & Marriage Notices from the Christian Magazine of the South, The Erskine Miscellany, and The Due West Telescope, 1843-1863, pub. 1993, p. 127. [929.375 War NCC] Gaston County, d.1860, age 2. Parents, William and Nancy Wilson.

WILSON, James B. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 115-116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Jerry. "Black North Carolina Confederate Pensioners", North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 4, Nov. 1995, p. 352. [929.1 Nor NCC] Servant of Col. R. N. Wilson.

____. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 115. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, John F. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 225. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, John T. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 523. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Nov. 1, 1862. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Joseph Harvey II. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 288. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1839, d. 1906. Built Wilson & Moore Cotton Mill in 1874, Gaston county's fifth cotton factory. This mill was later known as Wilson's Mill and still later as Spencer Mountain Mill.

WILSON, Joseph J. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 218. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry, 1st lieutenant. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Josiah J. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 115. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Katherine Gordon. Gastonia Gazette, Dec. 7, 1953. Obit. B. 1885. Wife of Ledford C. Wilson.

WILSON, Lafayette. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 164. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 17, 1863. Of Lincoln County. See also Additional Information and Amendments to the North Carolina Troops, pub. 2010, p. 79. [973.7025 Man NCC]

____. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 116-117. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 27 Oct. 1863. Wife, Susan E.; Lincoln County.

WILSON, Leroy L. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 139. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, M. J. [Miss] York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 55. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married 1858 to Capt. W. T. Davis.

WILSON, Maggie Shell (Mrs. William Hill Wilson). History of North Carolina, pub. 1956, v. 3, p. 342-343. [975.6 L NCC] B. 1866. Art teacher; lumber business.

WILSON, Maxwell. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138 and v. 18, p. 188. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry; Co. K, 4th Regt. N. C. Sr, Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, Maxwell. Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: The Southern Claims Commission, pub. 1994, p. 650. [973.745 Mil NCC] Lincoln County.

WILSON, N. B. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 24, 1864. Of Lincoln County.

WILSON, Nancy see WILSON, James Andrew.

WILSON, R. N. [Colonel]. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 90. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married Mary E. Adams in 1862.

WILSON, Robert Newton. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 236, 237. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County. "Robt."

WILSON, Robert Newton. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 103. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry, lieutenant. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Samuel. Associate Reformed Presbyterian Death & Marriage Notices from the Christian Magazine of the South, The Erskine Miscellany, and The Due West Telescope, 1843-1863, pub. 1993, p. 66. [929.375 War NCC] Child died 1857.

WILSON, Samuel M. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 115. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, Sarah B. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 19. [929.375 Y NCC] D. 1851. Of Gaston, wife of Wm. J. Wilson.

WILSON, T. W. The Catawba Soldier of the Civil War, pub. 1911, p. 140-141. [973.7456 Hah NCC] B. 1833 in Lincoln County. Civil War soldier; merchant; surveyor.

WILSON, Thomas. North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster, pub. 1992, p. 236. [973.74 Nor NCC] Gaston County.

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

WILSON, Thomas A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 578. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 3, 1863. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, William see also WILSON, James Andrew.

WILSON, William. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 115. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WILSON, William. "Black North Carolina Confederate Pensioners", North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, v. 21, no. 4, Nov. 1995, p. 352. [929.1 Nor NCC] Gaston County. Servant of Lt. Pinkney Wilson.

WILSON, William A. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 62. [929.375 Y NCC] Married 1859 to Miss Mary E. Linebarger of Gaston County.

WILSON, William Hill. History of North Carolina, pub. 1956, v. 3, p. 342-343 [975.6 L NCC] Doctor; did first blood transfusion in this area while practicing in Gastonia (using a sheep's blood).

WILSON, William J. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 50-55. [301.4493 Byr NCC] In 1828 two slaves, Cyrus and Isaac, were charged with murdering their owner Joshua M. Irby. William J. Wilson is the administrator of Irby's estate. Many names mentioned.

WILSON, William J. see WILSON, Sarah B.

WILSON, William M. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 218. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry 2nd lieutenant. Of Gaston County.

WINGATE see also WINGET

WINGATE, Anderson. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

WINGATE, Angus. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 57, v. 5, p. 20. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry; Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 3, 1863. Lincoln County.

WINGATE, Daniel. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 578. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Mar. 15, 1863. Of Gaston County.

WINGATE, Ephraim B. Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers, 1840-1870, pub. 1983, p. 137. [929.375 M NCC] D. Oct. 28, 1854. Native of Lincoln County; age 21.

WINGATE, Murchison. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 57, v. 5, p. 20. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry; Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

WINGET see also WINGATE

WINGET, Arthur Knox. History of North Carolina, pub. 1956, v. 3, p. 5-6 + picture [Same sketch without the picture is on p. 258-259.] [975.6 L NCC] B. 1882. Chairman of the Board of American and Efird Mills, Inc. Was also associated with the Armstrong group of mills which merged with Textiles Inc. in 1931.

WINTER see also WINTERS

WINTER, John W. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 434. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. d, 14th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Oct. 8, 1862. Born in Gaston County.

WINTER, Robert and Samuel. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Mecklenburg, Gaston and Union Counties, pub. 2001, p. 149-152. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Prosecuted in 1860 for harboring a slave.

WINTERS see also WINTER

WINTERS, John A. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 102. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. in Lincoln County.

WINTERS, John W. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 16, 1864. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

WISE, Absalom. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 180. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Ambrose. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 180. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. Carpenter.

WISE, Andrew N. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 180. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Daniel. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 303. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 27, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Daniel F. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, David Thomas. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 514. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 60th Regt. N. C. Infantry. B. in Lincoln County.

WISE, E. F. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. B. 1847. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Franklin A. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 180. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Franklin M. NC Troops, pub. 1998, v. 14, p. 180-181. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 57th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WISE, Lawson. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 303. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Carriage maker.

WISE, Levi. NC Troops, pub. 1993, v. 13, p. 496. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F, 55th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 14, 1863. B. in Lincoln County.

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

WISE, William F. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 190-191. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

WISE, Zenas. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 95. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WITHERS see also WEATHERS, WETHERS

WITHERS, Elisha. Our Kin, p. 548-548. [929.1 Hof NCC] B. 1762, d. 1840. Revolutionary soldier.

WITHERS, Jerry H. NC Troops, pub. 1973, v. 4, p. 603. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 8th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Enlisted in Gaston County.

WITHERS, John L. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 578. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WITHERS, John R. The Textile Heritage of Gaston County, pub. 2001, p. 288-289. [920 Rag NCC Over] B. 1859, d. 1919. Superintendent of a number of mills; an officer and director of the Flint Manufacturing Company.

WITHERS, Marcus L. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 303. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. E, 34th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WITHERS, Marcus Sidney. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. See also p. 769 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

WITHERS, Miles. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 578. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WITHERS, Samuel. Our Kin, p. 149-150. [929.1 Hof NCC] B. 1791, d. 1855. Married Sallie (Sarah) Rhyne.

WITHERS, Walter C. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 313. [973.7025 M NCC] 29th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WITHERSPOON see WETHERSPOON

WOLFE, Herman. Catholicity in the Carolinas and Georgia: Leaves of Its History, A.D. 1820--A. D. 1878, pub. 1879, p. 479-481. [282.75 O NCC] Benedictine priest, founder of St. Mary of Help [Belmont].

WOLFF, Miles Hoffman. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1329-1330. [920 N NCC] B. 1899. Journalist.

WOLTZ, Albert Edgar. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 5, p. 89-90 + picture. Also v. 4, p. 105 [in sketch of father John Raines Woltz]. [975.6 H NCC] Lawyer, cotton mill executive, dairy farmer.

WOLTZ, Claude Bernard. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1330. [920 N NCC] B. 1890. Lawyer, judge.

WOMAC see also WOMACK

WOMAC, William H. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 116-117. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 15 May 1865. Wife, Margaret; Lincoln County.

WOMACK, Elisha. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 244. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WOMACK, Starling. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 490. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. G, 52nd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County.

WOMACK, William H. NC Troops, pub. 1968, v. 2, p. 451. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 5th Regt. N. C. Cavalry. D. 21 Apr. 1865. Enlisted in Lincoln County.

WOOD, Caleb. NC Troops, pub. 1971, v. 3, p. 191. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 1st Regt. N. C. Infantry. Lincoln County.

WOOD, John H. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 95. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Sept. 1, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

WOOD, Julius Andrew. Men of the Time...A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporaneous South Carolina Leaders, pub. 1902, p. 462. [920.0757 Gar NCC] B. 1854, Lincolnton. Doctor.

WOOD, Perry. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 96. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 19, 1865. Of Lincoln County. See also Additional Information and Amendments to the North Carolina Troops, pub. 2010, p. 55. [973.7025 Man NCC]

WOOD, Thomas L. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 117. [973.7025 M NCC] 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WORKMAN, E. J. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 115. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 8, 1862. Of Gaston County.

WORKMAN, Jacob L. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 244. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Jan. 22, 1865. Of Lincoln County.

WORKMAN, M. Chambers. York, South Carolina, Newspapers Marriage and Death Notices 1823-1865, pub. 1981, p. 66. [929.375 Y NCC] Of Gaston County. Married Miss Nancy J. McColloch, 1859.

WORKMAN, Wiley C. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. May 23, 1864. Of Gaston County.

WORTHEN, Bascum E. see WORTTEN, Bascum E.

WORTMAN, William Andrew. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 220. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. 1855, d. 1921. Photographer, jeweler, watch repairman. Died in Gaston County.

WORTTEN, Bascum E. Photographers in North Carolina...1842-1941, pub. 2004, p. 220. [770.92 Pho NCC] B. ca. 1893. In Gastonia, 1910. Name may be Worthen.

WRAY, James Calvin. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County, enlisted in Lincoln County.

WRENSHALL, Charles C. NC Troops, pub. 1966, v. 1, p. 42. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 1st Regt. N. C. Artillery, lieutenant. Of Lincoln County. Civil engineer.

WRIGHT, Bazil H. Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: The Southern Claims Commission, pub. 1994, p. 659. [973.745 Mil NCC] Lincoln County.

WRIGHT, Bill. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 42. [920 Sol NCC] Won Silver Star.

WRIGHT, Grace Little. [Mrs. James R. Wright] North Carolina Musicians: A Selective Handbook, pub. 1956, p. 53-54. [927.8 N NCC] Composer; supervisor of Public School Music in the Gastonia elementary schools.

____. North Carolina Lives, pub. 1962, p. 1345. [920 N NCC] B. 1904. Musician.

WRIGHT, Guy and Katie. Soldiers' Stories: The Gaston Gazette Remembers Area World War II Veterans, pub. 1995, p. 96-97. [920 Sol NCC]

WRIGHT, Harvey A. NC Troops, pub. 1983, v. 9, p. 578. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 37th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. July 3, 1863. Of Gaston County.

WRIGHT, Henry. NC Troops, pub. 1990, v. 12, p. 138. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. K, 49th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 15, 1862. Of Lincoln County.

WRIGHT, Jasper. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 226. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Aug. 9, 1862. Of Gaston County.

WRIGHT, John. NC Troops, pub. 2009, v. 17, p. 267. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. C, 2nd Regt., N. C. Jr. Reserves. D. during war. Of Gaston County. See also Additional Information and Amendments to the North Carolina Troops, pub. 2010, p. 139. [973.7025 Man NCC]

WRIGHT, John Bryan. History of North Carolina, pub. 1919, v. 4, p. 312 + picture. [975.6 H NCC] B. 1874. Doctor in Lincoln County ca. 1909-1915.

WRIGHT, John J. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 225-226 and Addenda in the 2004 edition p. 715. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 27, 1862. Of Gaston County. Originally listed as J. J.

WRIGHT, Samuel. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 226. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. abt. Jan. 14, 1862. Of Gaston County.

WRIGHT, T. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WRIGHT, Taylor. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 20. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. A, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. See also p. 734 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

WRIGHT, W. H. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 226. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Cleveland County, enlisted in Gaston County.

WRIGHT, William R. NC Troops, pub. 1979, v. 7, p. 226. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. H, 23rd Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County.

WRYFIELD, John R. NC Troops, pub. 1968, v. 5, p. 308. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 13th N. C. D. 14 July 1863. Of Gaston County. See also p. 734 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

WRYFIELD, William. NC Troops, pub. 1968, v. 2, p. 405, 421 and v. 5, p. 308. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. F and Co. D, 5th Regt., N. C. Cavalry and Co. B, 13 th N. C. Born in Gaston County.

WYATT, E. S. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 26, 1862. Of Gaston County.

WYATT, Jacob M. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec 13, 1862. Of Gaston County.

____. Dead or Disabled: The North Carolina Confederate Pensions, 1885 Series, pub. 2010, p. 116-117. [973.7456 Dea NCC] D. 9 Dec 1862. Wife, Malinda; Gaston County.

WYATT, John L. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Dec. 11, 1863. Of Gaston County.

WYATT, Oliver W. NC Troops, pub. 1977, v. 6, p. 116. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. M, 16th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. Sep. 22, 1862. Of Gaston County. See also p. 769 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.

WYATT, Wiley. NC Troops, pub. 1985, v. 10, p. 47. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. D, 38th Regt. N. C. Infantry. D. June 12, 1863. Of Gaston County.

WYATT, Wyley A. NC Troops, pub. 1981, v. 8, p. 139. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. B, 28th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Gaston County. Also served in Navy. See also Additional Information and Amendments to the North Carolina Troops, pub. 2010, p. 81. [973.7025 Man NCC]

WYKE, Jacob. Bone Rattler, v. 7, no. 2, Fall 1990, p. 46-47. [929.1 Bon NCC] Will, 1835, Lincoln County.

WYONT, David. NC Troops, pub. 1975, v. 5, p. 96. [973.7025 M NCC] Co. I, 11th Regt. N. C. Infantry. Of Lincoln County. See also p. 734 in Addenda of the 2004 3rd printing of this volume.
 

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