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    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • Ahrens Store

    • Grocery Stores; Immigrants--Germany
    • Photograph of the store at 620 Market Street, built 1871. On the balcony is Benjamin and Adelheit Ahrens, and on the street is Eduard and Adolph Ahrens. The store functioned as a grocery, saloon, and ice house. Benjamin H. J. Ahrens (1844-1912)...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • Sam and Mary Gresham and son

    • Families--North Carolina
    • Samuel T. Gresham Jr, wife Mary Coore Gresham and son Sam III Samuel Theophilus Gresham Jr (1918-2002) was born in Henderson, North Carolina, and died in Wilmington. Hie wife, Mary Emma Coore Gresham (1918-2002) was born in Raleigh and also died...
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • Millie-Christine McKoy

    • McKoy, Millie-Christine, 1851-1912; African American--History; Conjoined twins; Whiteville, (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Millie-Christine McKoy. Millie-Christine McKoy (1851-1912) was born in the Welches Creek area close to Whiteville, NC. (The twins referred to themselves as "I".) She was born a slave and sold when only one-year-old to a series of...
    • Dr. J.W. Hooper, Sr. and Dr. Heber Johnson

    • Hooper family, Johnson family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952) was born February 17th, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Miss Louise Samllbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., M.D. (Urologist). He was a practicing Physician from 1912-1952. He was on...
    • Dr. George Johnson and Dr. William Dosher

    • Johnson family, Dosher family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897, in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Dr. Ivan Brouse and Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Brouse family, Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Ivan Edwin Brouse (1898-), son of Jacob Edwin and Christina Chalmers Crosbie Brouse was born December 15th, 1898 in New Denver, B.C., Canada. His father was aldo a Medical Doctor. He married Vera Perritt and attended McGill University where he...
    • Bessie & Sophie Xanthos

    • Greek Americans; Oakdale Cemetery
    • Newspaper photograph used in the wedding announcement of sisters Bessie and Sophie Xanthos. "Bessie" Billie D. Xanthos Pappas Frank (1919-2006) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a member of the class of 1936 at New Hanover High School, and...
    • Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar

    • Georgetown (S.C.); International Paper Company.
    • Photograph of Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar, probably in Georgetown, SC. Mary Gertrude "Trudy" Loughlin Bomar (1927-2012) was the only one in her family to be born outside of the state of North Carolina. She was born in Florida, but the family...
    • Dr. H. M. Pickard and Dr. Robert Rodman

    • physicians, Pickard family, Rodman family
    • Dr. Henry Mack Pickard (1912-), son of Eugene and Dora Pickard, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 15th, 1912. He was married to Miss Doris McDonald and attneded the University of Chapel Hill (1935) and McGill University, where he earned...
    • Dr. J. F. Robertson, Jr. and Dr. Charles Powell

    • Robertson family, Powell family, physicians, medicine, hospitals, Cancer hospitals
    • Dr. James Farish, Robertson, Jr. (1888-1975), son of James Farish Robertson, Sr., M.D. and Mary Elizabeth Grattan Robertson, was born in Culpepper, Virginia July 27th, 1888. His first wife was Juliette Howard Albright (1916); his second wife,...
    • Jennifer and Brad Moranz

    • Moranz, Brad, 1952- ; Dance schools; Dancers
    • Photograph of Jennifer and Brad Moranz. Brad Moranz (1952- ) and his wife Jennifer Hammond Moranz (1957- ) ran a dance studio in Wilmington in the 1990s called Danceworks. It was located on Oleander Drive. Brad was born in Texas, and has...
    • Elizabeth and Earl Andrews and sons

    • Rocky Mount (N.C.); Kinston (N.C.)
    • Photo taken at Old Dock, NC, near Whiteville. From left to right: Leon E. Walker, Jr, Elizabeth Andrews, Chris Andrews, Earl C. Andrews, Jim Andrews, Linwood Walker. All the men in the back are the sons of Elizabeth and Chris Andrews. Leon E....
    • Edna Nealey Allen and son Leo Allen, Jr.

    • Columbus County (N.C.); United States. Army; Tabor City (N.C.)
    • Edna and her son Leo, Jr. standing in front of the family home. The house is still standing on Lewis Street in Tabor City, NC. Edna Nealey Allen (1914-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC. She and her husband raised four boys and two girls. Leo...
    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...


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