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    • Benjamin Franklin Hall

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Duplin County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Hall. Benjamin Franklin Hall (1842-1934) was born in Duplin County, NC. He fought in the Civil War with the Company A, 43rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment, known as the Duplin Rifles. After the war he taught...
    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • Leon Ersel Broadhurst

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Engineers
    • Portrait of Leon Ersel Broadhurst. Leon Ersel Broadhurst (1910-1971) was born in Duplin County, NC. Broadhurst attended Calypso High School and became a professional auctioneer at the Calypso Produce Market. He worked as an engineer for the...
    • James Ozborn Carr

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; United States. Attorney (North Carolina : Eastern District)
    • Portrait of James Ozborn Carr. James Ozborn Carr (1869-1949) was born in Kenansville, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Duplin County, NC and attended the University of North Carolina for both his Bachelor's and Law degrees. In 1898,...
    • Luther and Minnie Bradshaw

    • Duplin County (N.C.)
    • Wedding picture of Luther and Minnie A. Bradshaw. Luther Bradshaw (1868-1931) married Minnie A. Bradshaw (1868-1953) in 1891. According to the 1900 Federal Census, Luther worked in a crate factory. They are buried in the Magnolia Town Cemetery...
    • Melva Boney Carr Pearsall

    • Duplin County (N.C.); Upper class women; National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina
    • Photograph of Miss Melva Boney Carr at Queens College, age 13-14. Melva Boney Carr Pearsall (1892-1990) was born in Rose Hill, Duplin County, NC. She is the child of Charles Carr and his wife Annie Boney. She taught in Charlotte, NC for several...
    • John Bright Hill

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Bright Hill. John Bright Hill (1897-1984) was born in Duplin County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, receiving both a Bachelor's and a Law degree. Hill started to practice law in Wilmington, NC in...
    • Dr. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, Gallagher family, physicians, Medicine, Wilmington, North Carolina Azalea Festival, Wilmington Housing Authority
    • Dr. William Houston Moore (1880-1948), was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. He married Miss Ida Galla(g?)her of Danville, Pa in 1911. He attended the University of North Carolina and received his M.D. from Jefferson College (1910). He was a...
    • Dr. W. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, physicians, Gallagher family, Medicine, Wilmington Housing Authority, New Hanover County Medical Society, North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • Dr. William Houston Moore (1880-1948), was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. He married Miss Ida Galla(g?)her of Danville, PA in 1911. He attended the University of North Carolina and received his M.D. from Jefferson College (1910). He was a...
    • Robeson House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Edward Wilkinson, telegraph operator for Western Union. Purchased in 1925 by Cad Alexander Robeson (1891-1965), native of Pender County, car inspector for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and...
    • James Laurence Sprunt

    • Sprunt, James, 1846-1924; Blockade; Cotton trade; Local history
    • Portrait of James Sprunt. James Sprunt (1846-1924) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His family moved to Duplin County, NC in 1852, and then two years later to Wilmington, NC. During the Civil War, Sprunt was involved in blockade running from...
    • NCRPC0871

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of U.S.S. Duplin on Oct. 17, 1944. Miss Mary Jennette, of Faison, NC, was the sponsor. She won a contest in selling war bonds. Pictured with her are her attendants and W.S. McMahon of the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • Windley House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Jerome Windley (1875-1957), native of Beaufort County, auditor for Standard Cement Construction Co.; and wife, Lucille Fredrick (1881-1969), native of Duplin County. In 1968, purchased by Ashley Conner Mills...
    • John Bright Hill House

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    • 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...
    • Capt. Joseph Price House

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    • Late Greek Revival style house built for Joseph W. Price (1835-1895), native of Duplin County; and wife, Lassie Jones (1846-1934). He served in the Pacific as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service. During the Civil War he commanded the...
    • Edward Dickson Pearsall

    • Pearsall, Edward Dickson, 1848-1913; Reporters and reporting; National Rural Letter Carriers' Association
    • Edward Dickson Pearsall was born in 1848 in Kenansville township, Duplin County, NC. He was educated at the Bingham School for Boys and attended Trinity College. During the later years of the Civil War, he was a member of the home guard. Pearsall...

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