Henry Richard McFadyen

McFADYEN, Henry Richard. b. Bladen County, near Elizabethtown, North Carolina, 1 February 1877; d. High Point, North Carolina, 22 June 1964. The son of Rev. Archibald McFadyen (1836–1911) and Miriam Eliza McFadyen (née Cromartie; 1844–1907), he was one of eight children. He married Myrtle Louise Angle (1884–1976) in 1907, and they had two children. Henry’s father was a Lieutenant in the North Carolina Cavalry for the Confederate cause in the Civil War, studying for the ministry while a prisoner of war in Ohio after being captured at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. As had his father before him, Henry attended the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) (BA, 1903) and Union Theological...

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