Mary Reamey Few (1885-1971) —
also known as Mary Reamey Thomas; Mrs. W. P.
of Durham, Durham
Born in Martinsville,
Republican. Member of Republican
National Committee from North Carolina, 1944-54; delegate to
Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1948,
French Huguenot and English
ancestry. Member, American
Association of University Women; Daughters of the
American Revolution; Colonial
Died in Durham, Durham
County, N.C., January
12, 1971 (age about 85
Interment at Maplewood
Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) —
also known as Albion W. Tourgee —
of Greensboro, Guilford
County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake
County, N.C.; Denver,
Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua
Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula
County, Ohio, May 2,
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper
to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875;
superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S.
Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author;
U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905.
French Huguenot and Swiss
Died, of acute
uremia, due to an infected
wound, in Bordeaux, France,
21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19
ashes interred at Mayville
Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.