Gaston & Lincoln Biography Index
These pages list references within some books and magazines in our collection to people associated with Gaston and Lincoln Counties. KEEP CHECKING BACK! We keep adding new entries.
NOTE: The dates and other information given in this index are taken from the entries in the indexed books and are provided merely as a way to identify possible names of interest. Names are given as printed in the source. Check for variants!
The Civil War Project. As part of the sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War, 2011-2015, we have added names of soldiers as found in several sources to this index.
All books with call numbers ending in "NCC" are shelved in our North Carolina collections and are for in library use only. Books with call numbers begining "R" are shelved in the Reference collections and are also non-circulating. If you aren't a local resident, remember that many other libraries also have these books, so check with the libraries in your area.
Our collection contains many "biographical compilations" and "mug books", that is, books of short biographical sketches. For an overview of this type of source, see the following article:
- Tales from the Vault: Mug Books from Common-Place.