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    • 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...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 2 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 3 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 1 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Morris-Shepard Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Rhetta Morris (1842-1910), midwife; and husband, Simon Morris (c. 1840-1882), carpenter and member of Love & Charity Benevolent Association. Purchased in 1927 by her daughter-in-law, Theresa Chrissie Topson (1865-1935), native of...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • Lucy M. Giles House

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    • Lucy Murchison Giles (1850-1913) inherited this property in 1867 from her father Joshua Grainger Wright, Jr. In 1896, the lot was divided for two Queen Anne style houses built for rental purposes by her husband, Clayton Giles (1844-1917). The...
    • Mary Jane Langdon House

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    • Italianate style house built for Mary Jane Halsey Langdon (1799-1883), widow of Samuel Langdon (1786-1832), merchant, to replace residence that burned. Inherited by granddaughter Jane Young (1849-1930), and husband, Thomas D. Meares, C.S.A....
    • Elizabeth Fishblate Buck

    • Women dressmakers; Business and Professional Women’s Club (Wilmington, N.C.); Millinery
    • Posed news photograph of Elizabeth Fishblate Buck. Elizabeth Fishblate Buck (1891-1931) was the daughter of S. H. Fishblate, the first Jewish mayor of Wilmington, NC, and Fannie Schaap of Richmond, VA. She married Harry C. Buck in 1915. After...
    • Evans House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Annie C. Evans (1868-1928); and husband, Daniel W. Evans (1864-1899), attorney, barber and Master of New Light Masonic Lodge. Purchased in 1918 by Francis Marion Foy (1855-1930), native of...
    • Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern

    • Historians; Genealogists; Authors
    • Photograph of Leora Hiatt McEachern. Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern (1909-1982) was born in Sampson County, NC. She grew up in High Point, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1951 with her husband. Billie was a significant contributor to the...
    • Manly-Belden House

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    • House built by Frederick Sadgwar for Alexander Manly (1866-1944); and wife, Carrie Sadgwar (1871-1965). Manly, a painter by trade, was editor of the Daily Record, only U.S. daily black newspaper operating in 1897. House sold in 1915 to Julia A....
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

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    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...

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