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    • Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson

    • Anderson, Edwin Alexander, 1860-1933; Admirals--United States; World War, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson. Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson (1860-1933) was born in Wilmington, NC. He went on to fight in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and was promoted by an Act of Congress for his extraordinary heroism. ...
    • Caterina Jarboro

    • Jarboro, Caterina; Opera; African American women
    • Caterina Jarboro talking to well-wishers during a visit to Wilmington in the early 1980s. Caterina Jarboro (1898-1986) was born Catherine Yarborough in Wilmington, NC. She was baptized at St. Thomas Catholic Church, and attended the church school...
    • Prohibition.

    • Prohibition, Whiskey, Custom House
    • The State of North Carolina began prohibition in 1909, ten years before the nation went dry in 1919. The Federal Prohibition Amendment was repealed in 1933, but North Carolina as a whole did not begin to sell spirits again until 1935. Federal...
    • Neil Marcus Woodcock

    • Atkinson (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; World War II
    • Head shot used in newspaper article on Mr. Neil Marcus Woodcock's death. Neil Marcus Woodcock (1917-1999) was born in Atkinson, Pender County, NC. He was a 1933 graduate of Atkinson High School, and served in World War II for two and a half...
    • John Bright Hill House

    • Tudor style house built for Col. Walker Taylor as wedding present for his daughter, Katherine Grandison Taylor (1901-1991); and finance, Col. John Bright Hill (1897-1984). A native of Warsaw, Duplin County, he was an attorney and veteran of World...
    • Victoria Lofton

    • African American women--North Carolina
    • black and white photograph of Victoria Lofton. Victoria Lofton (nee Williams) (1883-1949) was a very active member of the Wilmington black community. She led the local branch of the United Order of Tents, a mutual aid society for the black...
    • Clark-Ponos House

    • Craftsman style house built for Mark H.P. Clark, dentist; and wife, Sallie W. (1868-1920). Purchased in 1933 by John Angelo Ponos (1891-1960), native of Turkey, proprietor of the New York Cleaners and Hatters; and wife, Anastasia Gardelis...
    • Dr. Charles Graham and Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Graham family, Farthing family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Bolles Graham, was born in Wallace, North Carolina, August 28th, 1907. He married Miss Jean McKoy April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son all...
    • Churchill Cottage

    • Summer beach cottage built for Colin Francis Churchill (1900-1972), native of Siler City, NC, engineer; and wife, Mildred Dorset (1906-1985). Remained in family until 1933. Painted as The Beach Cottage in 1981 by Claude Howell.
    • J.W. Murchison House

    • French eclectic style house built for Joel Williams Murchison (1853-1926), founder of J. W. Murchison Co., wholesale hardware; and wife, Loulie Hay Atkinson (1860-1922). Front and south porches removed c.1933 and entry added. House remains in the...
    • Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Farthing family, physicians, Tasa family, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. John Watts Farthing (19009-1957), son of Logan Elmore (M.D.) and Elizabeth Maude Hackney farthing, was born in Pittsboro, North Carolina, March 3rd, 1909. He married Miss Esther Tasa. He attended the University of North Carolina (1929) and...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elmer Burriss Snipes (1884-1949), native of South Carolina, Independent Ice Company salesman; and wife, Catherine “Kate” Estelle Bell (1884-1941). Purchased in 1933 by Robert Robinson Taylor (1868-1942);...
    • Dr. Tom Green

    • Green family, physicians
    • Dr. Thomas Meares Green (1879-1933), was born March 28th, 1879. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in 1901. He died September 14th, 1933.
    • Sutton-Howey House

    • Built by Martha Moore Sutton (1764-1838), native of Greenwich, England, and widow of Ephriam Sutton, (1768-1819). Devised by Mrs. Sutton in 1838 to her granddaughter Martha Ann Hedrick (sister of Col. John J. Hedrick, C.S.A.), subject to lifetime...
    • Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • physicians, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. John Watts Farthing (1909-1957) was a native of Pittsboro, N.C. who received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1933. He practiced surgery in Wilmington from 1938 to 1956.
    • Dr. W.C. Mebane, Jr.? and Dr. J. B. Lounsbury

    • Mebane family, Lounsbury family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. William Carter Mebane, Jr. (1907-1971), son of Susan Mott and William Carter Mebane, Sr. (M.D., Urologist) was born September 25th, 1907 in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He married Miss Pauline Eckert and attended Duke and UNC. He received his...
    • Robert B. Bell House

    • Cape Cod style house built for Robert Bailey Bell (1899-1981), salesman for International Shoe Company from 1927 to 1966; and wife, Elizabeth Davis (1897-1981). remained in family until 1984.


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