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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 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...
    • 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 Knox

    • waterfront, Ferry, Brunswick County, John Knox
    • Modern Ferry - John Knox, 1918. Named in honor of John Knox, Chairman, Brunswick County Board of Commissioners.
    • 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...
    • Captain John W. Harper

    • Harper, John W., 1856-1917; Steamboats; Ship captains United States
    • Studio photograph of Captain John W. Harper. John W. Harper was born on Masonboro Sound in New Hanover County, NC in 1856, and died in 1917. He was a steamboat captain and owner of the Wilmington & Southport Steamboat Company. His most popular...
    • 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 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....
    • Henry Taylor House

    • Taylor Family; African American families; Taylor, Robert R. (Robert Robinson), 1868-1942.
    • Home of Henry Taylor, with his children and grand-children standing in front. Henry Taylor (see also Henry Taylor) was a free African American man who lived in Wilmington, NC in the 1800s. He was very involved in local civic and religious...
    • 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...
    • General John A. Lejeune

    • Lejeune, John Archer 1867-1942; Camp Lejeune (N.C.); Marines--United States
    • Portrait of General John A. Lejeune. General John Archer Lejeune (1867-1942) was the 13th Commandant of the U.S. Marines, from 1920-1929. He served in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, the Mexican Revolution, the Battle of...

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