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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...
    • Celia Rivenbark

    • Rivenbark, Celia; Journalists
    • Publicity photo of Celia Rivenbark. Celia Rivenbark (1956- ) is a humor columnist and author of several books. She was born and raised in Duplin County, NC. Her career started when she became a reporter for the Wallace Enterprise, and from there...
    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • Thomas S. Kenan

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Studio photograph of Thomas S. Kenan. Colonel Thomas Stephen Kenan (1838-1911) was a Confederate soldier and later a politician in North Carolina. He was the great-grandson of Revolutionary war general James Kenan, namesake of Kenansville. ...
    • 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...
    • Philander Pearsall House

    • Queen Anne style house built on Sunset Hill for Philander Pearsall (1855-1937), native of Duplin County, wholesale grocer; and wife, Mary Moore Brown (1861-1952), native of West Virginia, civic leader. Purchased in 1944 by Elijah O. Hewlett...
    • Peterson & Rulfs Building

    • Neoclassical Revival style building constructed for Peterson & Rulfs Shoe Company. Williama Canover Peterson (1861-1940), native of Duplin County, and John Frederick Rulfs, Jr. (1869-1953), retired from their shoe business in 1929. Building...
    • 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

    • 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...


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