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    • Page-Ward House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Oscar Page (1870-1953), native of Warsaw, NC; and wife, Bertha Ida Barber (1872-1951). He owned the Greenfield Milling Company. Purchased in 1940 by Marsden Bruce Ward, Jr. (1896-1977), marine...
    • Martha Munds House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Martha De L’Aigle Munds (1859-1913), native of Augusta, GA and widow of James Dickson Munds (1855-1893), druggist. It is one of the few remaining houses in Wilmington with a side porch in the garden entrance.
    • Chasten House

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    • Federal style hall-and-parlor house with double piazzas moved to this location and rear shed porch added c. 1850. One-story building added to east side c. 1870. By 1883, residence of Rufus H. Chasten (1862-1897), turpentine inspector and weigher;...
    • J. Lowell White House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Joseph Lowell White (1880-1947), native of Burlington, Iowa, Superintendent of Transportation, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Ola Rogers, native of Texas. Purchased in 1957 by William Osler Humphrey...
    • Sutton-Howey House

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    • Built by Martha Moore Sutton (1764-1838), native of Greenwich, England, and widow of Ephriam Sutton, (1768-1819). Devised by Mrs. Sutton in 1838 to her granddaughter Martha Ann Hedrick (sister of Col. John J. Hedrick, C.S.A.), subject to lifetime...
    • Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Jethro Ballard (1802-1853), merchant and steam saw mill owner; and wife, Martha P. Nolan (b. 1816). Purchased in 1851 by Samuel R. Potter (1811-1856), planter; and wife, Marion Babcock (1825-1885), who added...
    • Maunder House

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    • Italianate style house built for John Maunder (1825-1897), native of New York, marble yard owner, city alderman; and wife, Martha Orrell (1837-1927). Purchased in 1918 by Robert Stedman McKeithan (1884-1955), fertilizer salesman; and wife Luola...
    • Dr. Elbert Anderson

    • Anderson family, Sykes family, Roberts family, Stovacs family, physicians
    • Dr. Elbert Carl Anderson (1911-), son of John and Maggie Sykes Anderson, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, April 28th, 1911. He married Miss Mildred Roberts (deceased) and married his second wife, Miss Martha Stovacs. He received his M.D....
    • Martha Hand

    • Burgaw (N.C.); Centenarians; Pender (N.C.)
    • Martha Hand, seated, with her oldest daughter, Effie Pugh. Martha Cox Hand (ca.1890-2002) lived in three centuries, and her life spanned four generations. She lived in the town of Burgaw, Pender County, NC, and outlived 11 of her 12 children. ...
    • Dino De Laurentiis, Martha Schumacher, and Frank Capra

    • Capra, Frank, 1934-2007; De Laurentiis, Dino; Motion picture industry
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of De Laurentiis (left), Schumacher (standing), and Capra (right). Frank Capra, Jr. (1934-2007), the son of a legendary Hollywood director, became a movie producer and president of EUE Screen Gems Studios in...
    • Thomas Edward Beall, Jr.

    • Festivals; Pirates
    • Photograph of Thomas Edward Beall, Jr., possibly dressed for Feast of the Pirates, a local festival that was celebrated for three days in August, 1927-1929. Thomas Edward Beall, Jr. (1892-1942) was the son of Thomas Edward and Martha Byrd...
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    • Fishing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by W. Kendall Dorsey which captures Capt. Eddy Haneman deep sea fishing in the boat ""Martha Ellen,"" off Wrightsville Beach.
    • Dr. Joe Knox

    • Knox family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Clyde Knox (1897-), son of Joseph John and Minnie Drew Knox, was born in Brunsick County, North Carolina, October 9th, 1897. He married Martha Cox, and received his education from Trinity College (1920) and from The University of...
    • Martha Blount Simpson

    • North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission
    • Head shot of Martha Blount Simpson. Martha Blount Simpson (1943- ) was appointed to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission by Governor Jim Martin in 1988. She was not re-appointed in 1992 due to the fact that her family owned a tree farm...
    • NCRPC01869

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS John Merrick, on July 11, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Martha M. Donnell, the daughter of John Merrick, was the sponsor. According to William Reaves' "Strength Through Struggle," the ship...
    • Martha Patterson Kidder

    • Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.); Junior League of Wilmington; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina;
    • Black and white head shot used in Ms. Kidder's online obituary. Martha Patterson Kidder (1919-2013) was born in Richmond, VA, and passed away in Wilmington, NC. She voluntered with many community groups in Wilmington, particularly the Junior...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 3 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 1 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 2 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...

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