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    • Dr. William White Harriss

    • Physicians; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Ship brokers
    • Portrait of Dr. William White Harriss. William White Harriss (1824-1901) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and the medical department of the...
    • Major William Nehemiah Harriss

    • North Carolina. Clerk of Superior Court (New Hanover County); City council members
    • Portrait of Major William Nehemiah Harriss. William Nehemiah Harriss (1865-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the private schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. Harriss served as Clerk of the New Hanover County...
    • Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr.

    • Cashman, Diane Cobb, 1938-; Lower Cape Fear Historical Society; Harriss, Andrews, Jr., 1898-1998
    • Photograph of Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr. at a "Cape Fear Adventure" Christmas party. Diane Cobb Cashman (1938- ) is a prolific local author and researcher. She was a former president and longtime archivist for the Lower Cape Fear...
    • Mary Wilcox Montgomery Bolles Harriss

    • Upper class women
    • Studio portrait of Mary Wilcox Montgomery Bolles Harriss. Mary Bolles Harriss (1875-1967) was born in Smithville (now Southport), NC. She was the wife of Andrew Howell Harriss, MD, and the mother of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. She is buried in...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss MD

    • Doctors; World War one, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Andrew Howell Harriss MD. Andrew Howell Harriss MD (1872-1956) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the husband of Mary Bolles Harriss, and the father of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. He served in WWI, reaching the rank of Lieutant...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Meares Harriss, Jr.

    • Insurance agents; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Environmentalists
    • Portrait of Meares Harriss, Jr. Meares Harriss, Jr. (1915-1997) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Woodbury Forest, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and the Boeing Air School. Harriss worked as a life insurance underwriter and...
    • Frank Green Harriss

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Insurance agents; Real estate development
    • Portrait of Frank Green Harriss. Frank Green Harriss (1883-1953) was born in Wilmington, NC, the grandson of Thomas Davis Meares and Jane Moore Iredell Meares. He was educated in Wilmington Public Schools and received private tutoring from...
    • Dr. Andrew Harriss

    • Harriss family, physicians, Obstetricians, Oakdale Cemetery
    • Dr. Andrew Howell Harriss, son of George Harriss and Julia Ophelia Sanders Harriss, was born March 7th, 1872 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Mary Montgomery Wilcox Bolles October 14th, 1896. His grandfather, William James Harris was...
    • Katharine G. Harriss House

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    • Shingle style house built for Mrs. Katharine Grady Meares Harriss (1853-1925), widow of George Nehemiah Harriss (1851-1907), and children. Inherited by daughter Esther (Essie) Exum Harriss (1893-1992).
    • George Harriss

    • Judge advocates; City council members; North Carolina. Home Guard
    • Portrait of George Harriss. George Harris (1863-1934) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the private schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. For a period of 17 years, Harriss worked for his father's ship broking business....
    • Meares Harriss House

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    • Prairie style house built for Meares Harriss, Sr. (1884-1941); and wife, Fanny Hines Johnson (1878-1931). He was owner of Harriss Typewriting & Advertising Co., real estate broker and charter member of the Wilmington Rotary Club. Second wife, Laura...
    • Harriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Andrew Howell Harriss (1872-1956), physician and surgeon; and wife, Mary Bolles (1875-1967), native of Southport, NC. Dr. Harriss served in the Spanish American and First World Wars. Two-story porch added in...
    • Harriss Newman

    • Lawyers
    • Portrait of Harriss Newman. Harriss Newman (1898-1954) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in public schools and attended Cape Fear Academy. Newman went to Trinity College for his Bachelor's degree and the University of North Carolina...
    • Dr. John D. Bellamy

    • Bellamy family, Harriss family, physicians, Bellamy Mansion
    • Dr. John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896) was born in All Saints Parish, SC, and married Mary Priscilla Jennings Harriss in 1839. He studied medicine with Dr. William James Harriss, and, at Jefferson Medical College where he received his M.D. (1839)....
    • Andrew Harriss Family History Collection, 747-1998

    • Harris family; Montgomery family; Foy family; Nixon family; Saunders family; Jennings family; Bellamy family; Borden family; Milton family; Howell family; Wright family; Hyde family; Chapin family; Lee family; Ward family
    • The collection consists of genealogical data compiled by Andrew H. Harriss, Jr. over many years. Both his paternal and maternal lineages are included, many of them, early families of the Lower Cape Fear region. The information was taken from 12...
    • Brink-Goodman House

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    • One of a pair of Italianate style houses built as rental property for Colonel Edwin R. Brink (1832-1922), native of New York and Postmaster of Wilmington from 1867 to 1885. Owned as rental property by William Goodman family from 1895 to 1944. Saved...
    • Dr. John D. Bellamy

    • Bellamy Family, physicians
    • Dr. John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896) was born in All Saints Parish, SC, and married Mary Priscilla Jennings Harriss in 1839. He studied medicine with Dr. William James Harriss and at Jefferson Medical College receiving his M.D. in 1839. The Bellamy...
    • Williams-MacMillan House

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    • Property acquired in 1842 by NC State Grant to John Williams (1779-1855); bequeathed to his grandson, William Arthur Williams (1850-1917), timber inspector and Clerk for the County Board of Commissioners; and wife, Jane Iredell Meares (1855-1935),...
    • Helen Willetts Donations, 1880s-1997

    • Harris family -- Correspondence; Carolina Yacht Club -- History; St. John's Museum of Art -- History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Pamphlets -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • This collection contains some family documents from the Harriss family including receipts and correspondence. The rest of the collection includes local Wilmington history pamphlets, booklets and miscellaneous items.

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