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Category Archives: People Listed in Sketches

New information on John London and Sir Robert London

From “Ancestral Records and Portraits” (1910): In 1664 Sir Robert London was knighted by King Charles II, for services to Charles I. His grandson, John London, who died in 1764, married, in 1940, Mary Walliston, who died in 1779. John London, their son, of Albye, Norfolk County, Eng., born 1747, and died 1816m came to […]

Page Links page updated/ Family page created…

I finally added links to each page of the book on Page Links. I’ve also set up a “Family” page, trying to pull names and birth/death dates from “Pictures and Sketches”. For family members that I have more details on I will set up a biography page for them at some point in the future.

Gov. Worth’s circular To the people of North Carolina

Jonathan Worth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jonathan Worth From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Gov. Jonathan Worth Jonathan Worth (18 November 1802 – 5 September 1869) was the governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1865 to 1868, during the early years of Reconstruction. Contents [hide] 1 Early life 2 Civil War Treasurer 3 Governor 4 References […]

William Nash Everett (1864-1928)

from William Nash Everett (1864-1928) — of North Carolina. Born in Rockingham, Richmond County, N.C., December 29, 1864. Member of North Carolina state senate, 1917; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1919; secretary of state of North Carolina, 1923-28; died in office 1928. Died of a heart attack in his room at […]


from: article from the Confederate Veteran dated September, 1930, page 336. IN MEMORIAM – MRS. H.A. LONDON ….MRS. LONDON came from one of the oldest and most celebrated familes of N.C. She was a daughter of JOHN JOSEPH and LUCY WORTH JACKSON, the latter a daughter of Governor JONATHAN WORTH. As BETTIE LOUISE JACKSON, […]