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    • Mae Blake Graves

    • Graves, Mae Blake; Genealogists; Local history
    • Color photograph of Mae Blake Graves. Mae Blake Graves (1934-2000) was born in Burgaw, NC. For over twenty years she was recognized as an excellent genealogist and records abstractor. The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society presented her with the...
    • Bellevue Cemetery.

    • Bellevue Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery, incorporated in 1872, is located on Princess Place Drive (formerly the Old New Bern Road), west of Burnt Mill Creek, and contains about fifteen acres. The date of the first burial is unknown, but by April of 1878, there appears...
    • Fourth Street - 0 block.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Cemetery, Graves, Fourth Street
    • On the left side is St. James Episcopal Church Graveyard, the site of a 1787 duel between Samuel Swann and John Bradley. Note that the street’s paving material is brick. Southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets. Located on the southwest...
    • Bellevue Cemetery Cleanup

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, cemeteries, graves, fraternal organizations, clubs
    • Eight members of Tau Kappa Epsilion fraternity, using a variety of tools, clean-up Bellevue Cemetery at the Millican plot and the Carrie Russ Mercer (inscribed "in loving memory of our mother, May 14,1891- May 1, 1987) tombstone. Area around graves...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • St. James Episcopal Church Graveyard.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Churches, Cemetery
    • Southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets. Located on the southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets (Block 154), the earliest mention of St. James' Graveyard was in 1781, during the British occupation of Wilmington, although a portion of...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Latimer Family Plot.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Latimer
    • Inscription on back: "Snakes, elephants, devils are on monument on left." Oakdale Cemetery was chartered in 1852, when sixty-five acres were initially acquired. The cemetery was organized in response to a nationwide movement towards large...
    • Freddie Lane Hardee

    • Electricians
    • Freddie Lane Hardee (1945-2013) was an electrician for 42 years in the Cape Fear area with employment including Graves Electric, Watson Electric, Hodges Electric, and Holterchem Chemical Plant. He was married to Katrine Lynn Bullard Hardee and is...
    • National Cemetery.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were first made in this cemetery, located on Market Street at North Twentieth Street, in February, 1867. It contains the remains of those Union soldiers who...
    • National Cemetery - General view.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery borders the Carolina Heights area, an early Wilmington suburb. The rear of a residence appears on the right side of the photograph. The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were...

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