Iredell County

Captain James Houston’s Muster Roll

Many of these have descendants in Iredell at the present time, and they can refer with veneration to the names of their patriotic ancestors. Captain James Houston died on the 2d of August, 1819, in the 73d year of his age, and is buried in Center Church, graveyard. Captain, James Houston Lieutenant, William Davidson David Evins David Byers Robert Byers, Nat. Ewing, Alexander Work William Creswell William Erwin John Hovis John Thompson John Beard John Poston Robert Poston Paul Cunningham John M. Connell Moses White Angus McCauley Robert Brevard Adam Torrence, Sr. Adam Torrence, Jr. Charles Quigley James Gulick Benjamin […]

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Iredell County, North Carolina Genealogy and History

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Iredell County, North Carolina Biographies

Biographical Sketches of Western North Carolina Illustrating Principally the Revolutionary Period of Mecklenburg, Rowan, Lincoln and Adjoining Counties of Burke, Cabarrus, Cleaveland, Gaston, Iredell, and Wilkes. The biographies have been extracted from this manuscript and presented here as part of our larger biographies collection. As with most historical manuscripts, these biographies should provide a glimpse into the genealogy of the leading men and the occasional women of the western North Carolina area. Biographical Sketch of Captain Alexander Davidson Biography of Rev. James Hall, D. D. Biography of Captain James Houston

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Major William Gill, Captain Andrew Carson and Others

Many interesting events which transpired within the territory of “old Rowan” during the war of the Revolution, have unfortunately been buried from our view by those who have passed away. A few traditions still linger in the memory of the descendants of those who were actors in those scenes relating more particularly to the north-eastern portion of Iredell, and of some of the families who resided there. And although such traditions can only be now presented as detached and fragmentary items of history, yet they are worthy of being preserved and placed on permanent record. The facts given in this

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