Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
de Rosset family;
Cemeteries -- North Carolina -- Wilmington;
Fugitive slaves -- North Carolina
Collection mainly consists of genealogical information gathered by Fanny and other relatives for the de Rosset, Green, Williams and other families. The de Rosset genealogy was used to supplement a family "Annals" written by her aunt, Kate de Rosset...
Portrait of Alfred Harding Yopp.
Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973) was born in Wilmington, NC, a direct descendent of Lord William Howard of the "Western Marshes." He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and then moved to Boston, MA...
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 The Federal Prohibition Amendment was repealed in 1933, but North Carolina as a whole did not begin to sell spirits again until 1935.