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    • Canady House and Store

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    • Built for David R. Canady (1832-1921), retail grocer; and wife, Henrietta (1839-1921). Use as residence and store or saloon continued until after 1915. In 1909, bought by Robert H. Brady (1859-1936), builder and contractor, as rental property....
    • John C. Williams House

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    • Bungalow built as rental property by Tide Water Power Company. Purchased in 1944 by John Cleon Williams (1905-1979), co-founder and owner of Williams Cleaners, native of Columbus County; and wife, Saleima Floyd (1907-1998), native of Robeson...
    • King-Williams House

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    • Bungalow built by Tide Water Power Company for F. Lacy King (1889-1947), Vice President-Operations for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife Lillian Taylor (1890-1990), native of Virginia. Purchased in 1944 by John Cleon Williams, co-founder and...
    • Scott-Nall House

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    • Bungalow built for James H. Scott (1883-1974), painter; and wife, Annie C. (1889-1983). From 1944 to 1974 residence of Alberta Blanchard Nall (1881-1974), widow of John P. Nall (1887-1944), foreman with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in...
    • Charlie Waddell

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    • Charlie Waddell, possible photo for star news article on running for school board. Charlie Roy Waddell (1923-2012) was an active community volunteer and educator in New Hanover County for many years. He graduated from Williston High School in...
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Piner-McFarlane Building

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    • Commercial structure built along automobile row for Thomas Deveraux Piner, Sr. (1888-1969) as tire vulcanizing plant. From 1922 accommodated automotive garage, sales, and supplies. Purchased in 1944 by George McFarlane, Sr. (1895-1989), who...
    • Williams-Agostini Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Hosea Williams (b. 1816), cooper; and wife, Margaret Stephens (b. 1816), natives of Onslow County. Purchased in 1857 by William Cookman (1812-1862), native of Ireland and gunsmith with W.H. Marks and Company. Inherited by his wife...
    • Goldstein-King House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Joseph Goldstein (1843-1928), native of Lithuania, clothing merchant; and wife, Lena Kabaka (1862-1950), native of Russia. Purchased in 1944 by Lucy Miles King (1884-1966); widow of Lott King...
    • Simmons-Horne House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Ralph Lane Simmons (1900-1984), clerk with the American Railway Express Company; and wife, Meda Walton (1903-1986). Purchased in 1944 by Rufus T. Horne, Sr. (1894-1969), carpenter and building contractor; and...
    • McLaughlin-Richard House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert McLaughlin (1885-1942), mortician and owner of McLaughlin Funeral Home. Purchased in 1944 by George L. Richard (1895-1975), shipyard worker and small business operator; and wife, Millie Bryant (1907-1994),...
    • Dr. Ed Wells

    • Wells family, physicians, Plastic Surgeons
    • Dr. Edwin Julius Wells, Jr. (1923-), son of Edwin Julius, Sr. and Mamie Highsmith Wells, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, September 1st, 1923. He married Miss Louise Warner and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1944) and The University of...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn

    • Marshburn family, Patrick family, physicians
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Jr. (1924-), son of Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, November 25th, 1924. He married Miss Lula Patrick and attended Wake Forest (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • Dr. Ernest Bulluck

    • Bulluck family, physicians, Heyer family, Surgeons
    • Dr. Ernest Sutherland Bulluck (1888-1944), son of David William and Marie Sutherland Braswell Bulluck, was born July 26th, 1888, in Whitakers, South Carolina. He married Miss Mary Bell Heyer. His father, David William Bulluck and son, Matthew Heyer...
    • Dr. Frank Reynolds

    • Reynolds family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Frank Russell Reynolds (1920-), son of Benjamin Bradford and Katharine Russell Reynolds, was born June 15th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1941) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D....
    • Dr. Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • Eaton family, Burnett family, physicians, General Practioners, civil rights, integration
    • Dr. Hubert Arthur Eaton, Jr., son of Chester A. Eaton, M.D., and Estelle A. Eaton, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He married Celeste Burnette, daughter of Foster F. Burnett, M.D. and they had a son, Hubert A. Eaton, Jr. M.D. He attended...

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