Roger Ormond

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Roger Ormond or Ormand (ca. 1740-December 1775) was an early North Carolinian statesman. He served on the Royal council of North Carolina, in the Lower House and Upper House representing Bath, North Carolina. He was also the Assistant Attorney General of North Carolina during this period. In the American Revolution, he served on the committee of safety in Beaufort County. He was one of the men who read to the citizens of Bath about the battles of Lexington and Concord. He was a member of the Third North Carolina Provincial Congress, which met in Hillsborough on August 20, 1775. He was sent with William Salter, John Patten, John Cowper[disambiguation needed], and Thomas Respress to represent Bath and the Beaufort district. He was appointed a major of militia by the congress as was his brother Wyriott Ormand, he was also an officer in the Beaufort County militia.

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  • Beaufort County two centuries of its history. By Reed C. Wingate Chapter XI, Page 114
  • N.C. Digital History. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill