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    • Stamp Defiance Chapter NSDAR Collection, 1921-2010

    • Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- History; Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- Registers
    • The Collection contains fourteen binders in chronological order. Each binder includes various materials presenting the accomplishments of the chapter from its founding in 1921 up to present day.
    • 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...
    • Nathan Xanthos

    • Police; Sons of the American Revolution
    • Head shot of Nathan Xanthos used in a newspaper article about his work with crime victim assistance. Nathan Paleologos Xanthos (1922-2005) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. After graduating from Duke University, Xanthos attended graduate...
    • Moore's Creek Battleground, Pender County, NC.

    • Moore's Creek Battlefield, Pender County
    • One of the first battles of the American Revolution was fought at Moore's Creek (near Currie, NC, in Pender County) on February 27-28, 1776. It pitted local Patriots against Highland Scottish Loyalists. Former auditorium at Moore's Creek National...
    • Charlie Soong

    • Missionaries--China--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Industrialists
    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Charlie Soong. Soong (1863?-1918), who was born in China, set sail for Boston, MA, with his uncle in the Spring of 1878. Unsatisfied with his life as a salesman in his uncle's shop, Charlie escaped Boston...
    • Delmas D. Haskett

    • Haskett, Delmas D.; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G
    • Delmas D. Haskett working in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Delmas Dennis Haskett (1911-2002) was a well respected local historian, genealogist and author. Through his 40 volumes of abstracted records, countless...
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
    • James Murray

    • Murray, James, 1713-1781; Colonial leaders; Planter
    • Portrait of James Murray. James Murray (1713-1781) was born in Unthank, Roxburghshire in Scotland. Through an association with Colonial Governor Gabriel Johnston, Murray set sail for North Carolina in 1735, arriving in the Cape Fear area a year...
    • 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...
    • Brown-Lord House

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    • Basement timbers indicate house was here prior to the American Revolution. Robert Wells purchased this property in 1773. John Brown married Annabella Wells and lived here for many years. Property inherited by Columbia Brown Lord in 1857. Remained...
    • Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval

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    • Portrait of Dr. Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval. Dr. Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval (c1755-1821) was born in France and died in Columbus County, NC. He was a French medical doctor who fled the French Revolution to the West Indies, and later to...

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