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    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • John Dillard Bellamy, Jr.

    • Bellamy Mansion Museum; Bellamy, John Dillard Jr, 1854-1942
    • Studio photograph of John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. as a child. John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942) was the sixth child of Dr. John D. and Eliza Harriss Bellamy. He attended Davidson College and received his law degree from the University of...
    • John Bascom & Mary Lilly Mercer

    • Shoe stores; Patents
    • John Bascom Mercer and Mary Lilly Mercer at the photographer's studio. John Bascom Mercer (1855-1913) was a respected shoe merchant in Wilmington, NC. His older brother died at Gettysburg. He invented and patented a metal coin holder. John's...
    • John Golden

    • Golden, John, 1941 ; Folk singers; Storytellers
    • Photograph of John Golden posed in a tree. John Golden (1941- ) is an accomplished local folk singer and story teller who writes many of his own songs to share the history of coastal North Carolina. He was born and raised in south Florida, and...
    • Dr. John Ormand

    • physicians, Ormond family
    • Dr. John William Ormond, Jr., son of John William and Louise Thomas Ormand, was born August 26th, 1930 in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father John and brother Thomas Lane Ormand were also medical doctors. He married Miss Betsy Castelloe and...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; United States. Coast Guard.
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. (1915-2003) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during...
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay

    • Doctors; African Americans
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay in a carriage. Dr. John Walcott Kay (1890-1927) was born in Weldon, NC, and received his medical degree from Shaw University in 1912. He practiced medicine in Wilmington, NC until his death in 1927. He is buried in Mount...
    • Connor Barth

    • Football; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • John T. Hoggard High School 2004 yearbook photograph of Connor Barth. Connor Thomas Barth (1986- ) has been a placekicker for the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers since 2009. He attended John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington, NC, where he had one of...
    • John Decatur Barry

    • Barry, John Decatur, 1833-1867; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Daguerreotype of John D. Barry in uniform. John Decatur Barry (1833-1867) went to the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), and enlisted in Company I of the 18th North Carolina Infantry at the start of...
    • John Wright Butler

    • Federal Paper Board Company; Local history; Genealogy
    • Photograph of John Wright Butler. John Wright Butler (1924-2010) was a lab technician for Federal Paper Board Company, and a local historian and genealogist known for his love of family genealogy. A member of the Old New Hanover Genealogy...
    • John A. Moore

    • Moore, John A.; African American architects
    • Head shot of John A. Moore. John A. Moore (1888-1939) was born in Rock Hill, NC. During his lifetime he worked as an architect, contractor, and carpenter. He worked in DC as an architect in the Supervising Architect's Office in the U.S....
    • St. James Church

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    • Oldest house of worship in Wilmington, built for Episcopal parish established in 1729. First mature example of Gothic Revival style in North Carolina. Chancel altered and south transept added in 1885 from plans of New York architect, Henry C....
    • John Burney, Jr.

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Lawyers; Veterans; World War II
    • John Burney, Jr. questioning Wilmington Police Chief Robert Wadman on the witness stand in an ABC hearing. John Jay Burney, Jr. (1924-2010) was born in Wilmington, NC, at James Walker Hospital. He had a long and distinguished career as an...

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