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    • Fred Hintze Collection, 1700-2008

    • Hintz family; Bowden family; Chestnut family; Bordeaux family; Cobb family; DeVane family; Ezzell family; Hendry family; Herring family; Hocutt family; Johnston family; Johnson family; Jordan family; Lamb family; Latta family; Lillington...
    • After retirement from the Lutheran ministry, Fred Hintze worked earnestly on tracing his family history. These 8 boxes are the results of his research. Included are photocopies of family records that date from 1700 to 2008 as well as family group...
    • Andrew Harriss Family History Collection, 747-1998

    • Harris family; Montgomery family; Foy family; Nixon family; Saunders family; Jennings family; Bellamy family; Borden family; Milton family; Howell family; Wright family; Hyde family; Chapin family; Lee family; Ward family
    • The collection consists of genealogical data compiled by Andrew H. Harriss, Jr. over many years. Both his paternal and maternal lineages are included, many of them, early families of the Lower Cape Fear region. The information was taken from 12...
    • Charles F. McKee Collection, 1732-1994

    • McKee, Charles F., -- 1934-2002 -- Correspondence; Alford family; Bowie family; Cain family; Campbell family; Clark family; Cromartie family; Lennon family; Toler family; Brown Marsh Church -- History; Cemeteries -- North Carolina; Military...
    • The collection consists mainly of photocopies of deeds, wills, family Bibles and other genealogical records pertaining to Bladen, Columbus and surrounding counties.
    • Fanny de Rosset Collection, 1682-1970

    • de Rosset family; Green family; Lord family; Williams family; Swann family; Cemeteries -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Fugitive slaves -- North Carolina
    • Collection mainly consists of genealogical information gathered by Fanny and other relatives for the de Rosset, Green, Williams and other families. The de Rosset genealogy was used to supplement a family "Annals" written by her aunt, Kate de Rosset...
    • Owen and Barry Family Papers, 1820-1978

    • Owen family; Barry family; Dixon family; Guion family; Owen, John, III; Barry, John Decatur; Said, Omar ibn; Yellow Fever -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • The collection contains roughly 150 objects, consisting of letters, financial records, legal documents, photographs, newspaper articles, diaries, and family religious books primarily from the Owen and Barry families. Although they range from 1820...
    • Alice B. Moore Sisson Collection

    • Sisson, Alice B. Moore (1919-2004); Sisson, William Eliason (1910-1997); Borden Family; Moore Family; Henderson Familly; Lee Family
    • The collection mainly consists of personal papers of and about Mrs. Sisson, her family and their achievements. She was her family's chronicler. The collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, programs, deeds of property, and biographical...
    • McKoy Family Papers, 1950-1969

    • McCoy family; McKoy, James H., -- 1901-1964 -- Correspondence; Maco Light (Williamston, N.C.) -- History; Plantations -- North Carolina -- History
    • This collection contains the McKoy family’s assemblage of materials related to the history of Wilmington and the surrounding areas and, to a lesser extent, a chronicle of family history and activities. Most of the material, in the form of newspaper...
    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • Fishburn Family Papers, 1897-1976

    • Fishburn family; Postcards -- Montana; World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography; Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Directory; New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company --...
    • This collection contains one box of documents relating to the Fishburn family. There is correspondence from Montana between Bessie and Jacob, records relating to Bessie’s funeral, ledger books, James’s school materials and publications dealing with...
    • Walter Winner, Jr.

    • Carolina Beach (N.C.); Charter boat fishing
    • Newspaper photograph of Walter "Skeets" Winner, Jr. sitting in the captain's chair aboard the "Winner Cruise Queen." Walter "Skeets" Winner, Jr. (1970- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He graduated from John T. Hoggard High School in 1988, and went...
    • Thomas Franklin Boyd Family Papers, 1816-1990

    • Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934; Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934 -- Correspondence; Boyd Hotel (Hamlet, N.C.); Hamlet Opera House; New Hanover High School; Bald Head Island (N.C.) -- History; Business enterprises -- North Carolina. --...
    • The collection can be divided into two main parts, family and business matters. The business folders contain all kinds of paperwork relating to business, such as bankbooks, ledgers, receipts, bills, advertisements, mortgages, bills of sale,...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...
    • Herman Vogels Family

    • Colonists; Florist suppliers; Immigrants
    • Portrait of the Vogels Family. Herman Vogels was an educated Dutch businessman born in the Hague in 1868. He drew the attention of Hugh MacRae and Dr. Frederik van Eeden who were interested in starting a Dutch farm colony near Watha, NC. Vogels...
    • Harriet Hunter Johnson and Catherine Casteen Papers, 19??-2001

    • Johnson, Harriet Hunter, -- 1895-2001 -- Legal documents; Casteen, Catherine Martindale, -- 1906-1984 -- Legal documents; Johnson family; Casteen family; Martindale family; Gardeners -- North Carolina -- Carolina Beach -- History
    • There are documents relating to Catherine Casteen and Harriet Johnson in this collection. The materials were collected from Harriet Johnson’s estate. Some of the documents are from other Johnson family members including Harriet’s mother Rebecca....
    • Karen Y. Davis

    • Funeral homes; Embalming
    • Picture of Karen Y. Davis standing in front of her family's funeral home, in a newspaper article. Karen Y. Davis (1958- ) is a licensed embalmer and funeral director for the Davis Funeral Home. Her father, French I. Davis started the mortuary...
    • Gerdes Family

    • Families
    • Photograph of the Gerdes Family. Back row, left to right: John Henry Gerdes (1890-1978), Katherine Gerdes Ellis (1887-1965), Herman John Gerdes (1893-1978), Christian William Gerdes (1895-1927); Front row, left to right: Henry(1861-1940), Mary...


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