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    • Bill Head From Hall and Pearsall

    • Hall family, Pearsall family, grocers, wholesalers, fertilizer
    • The Hall and Pearsall Warehouse was located at 711 Nutt St. Oscar Pearsall worked for Edwards and Hall, Wholesale Grocers until 1875 when he became partner and changed the name to Hall & Pearsall. The firm specialized in staples such as rice,...
    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Toon House

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    • Italianate style house built for William Pinckney Toon (1858-1942); and wife, Emily Mae Glenn (1864-1920), co-owners of Brown and Toon wholesale grocers. Remained in family until 1983.
    • Ahrens Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style commercial building commissioned by Benjamin H.J. Ahrens (1844-1912), native of Germany, grocer, for sons Eduard (1876-1961), and Adolph G. (1882-1953), who operated Ahrens Brothers Wholesale Drug Company here for...
    • John Hall House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Hall (1879-1983) of Hall & Pearsall, Inc., wholesale grocers and importers; and wife, Ktherine Hoke (1886-1968), native of Lincolnton, NC. House remained in family until 1973. Moved from 6 South Ninth...
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Maria Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Excelsior Shoe Co.

    • receipst, Excelsior Shoe Co., shoes, leather, shoe stores, Fourth Street, Campbell Street
    • Receipt for Excelsior Shoe Co. - "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Boots, Shoes, Leather, and Shoe Findings"
    • Oscar Pearsall

    • Merchants; City council members
    • Portrait of Oscar Pearsall. Oscar Pearsall (1849-1925) was born in Kenansville, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Kenansville and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1869 to take a clerk position. In 1874, Pearsall formed a partnership with B.F....
    • Evans-Moore House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Allen E. Evans (1833-1882), grocer, barber and leader of the Rose Bud Brass Band; and wife, Charlotte Jackson (1838-1888). Purchased and remodeled in 1918 by E. Clayton Moore (1877-1940), native...
    • Atkinson-Stevenson House

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    • Italianate style house built for John Wilder Atkinson (1830-1910), native of Lunenburg County, VA, Confederate veteran, insurance agent and New Hanover County commissioner; and wife Eliza Bland Mayo (1832-1880). Enlarged when purchased in 1895 by...
    • W.I. Gore House

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    • Italianate style house built as residence by William Iredell Gore (1829-1903); and wife, Rachael Litchfield (1833-1914). He was a wholesale grocer, commission merchant and during the Civil War, an officer in the Waccamaw Light Artillery. Saved...
    • Charles W. Worth House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Charles W. Worth (1861-1930), President of The Worth Company, wholesale grocers, Cape Fear Machine Works, and Secretary-treasurer of Wilmington Terminal Warehouses; and wife, Emma Walker (1866-1956), native of...
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...
    • Fonvielle-Currin House

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    • Four-square house with Flemish bond brickwork built for Ernest LeRoy Fonvielle (1883-1973), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad yardmaster; and wife, Wirtae Glasgow (1887-1983). Purchased in 1941 by Garland S. Currin (1902-1963), owner of Currin Wholesale...
    • Henry Louis Vollers

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Bankers; Grocery trade
    • Portrait of Henry Vollers. Henry Louis Vollers (1859-1922) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of German immigrants. Vollers was in the grocery business, a member of the firm of Turrentine, Vollers & Company in 1889. He opened his own wholesale...

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