Category Archives: 1861 Conv. Leaders

Brown, Bedford

BROWN, Bedford [1792 – 6 Dec 1870] – CASWELL COUNTY – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION.– Did not fight. Survived the War; Value of Real Property in 1860: $20,000; [listed as a … Continue reading

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Craige, Burton

CRAIGE, Francis Burton [13 Mar 1811 – 30 Dec 1875] – ROWAN COUNTY – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION. Did not Fight. Survive the War; Value of Real Property in 1860: $55,500 … Continue reading

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Biggs, Asa

BIGGS, Asa [4 Feb 1811 – 6 Mar 1878] – MARTIN COUNTY – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION.– Confederate District Judge. Did not fight. Survived the War; Value of Real Property in … Continue reading

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Edwards, Weldon N.

EDWARDS, Weldon Nathaniel [1788 – 18 Dec 1873] – WARREN COUNTY – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION. Did not Fight. Survived the War; In 1850, the Value of his Real Estate is … Continue reading

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Graham, William A.

GRAHAM, William Alexander [5 Sept 1805 – 11 Aug 1875] – ORANGE COUNTY – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION. A member of the Orange County Cavalry, Company K, 2nd North Carolina Cavalry, … Continue reading

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Badger, George E.

BADGER, George Edmund [17 Apr 1795 – 11 May 1866] – WAKE COUNTY – RELIGION: EPISCOPAL – DECISION MAKER at the Seven Hour Session on 20 May 1861 SECESSION CONVENTION. Did not fight. Survived the War; Value of Real Property … Continue reading

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Ruffin, Thomas

RUFFIN, Thomas [17 Nov 1787 – 15 Jan 1870] – ALAMANCE COUNTY. Did not Fight. Survived the War. VOTES [20 May 1861]: SECESSION: Yes; CONV. PRESIDENT: Edwards; JOIN CONFEDERACY: Yes; CONVENTION ORDINANCE JOINING THE CONFEDERACY BE SUBMITTED TO ALL NORTH … Continue reading

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