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    • Alice Heron London

    • Studio portrait of Alice Heron London. Alice Heron London (1814-1881) was born in Wilmington, NC, and married Platt Ketchum Dickinson in 1845. They had no children, but Alice and her husband raised her nephew, Pembroke Jones, as their own when his...
    • Angela Deaver and daughters

    • School technology coordinators; Beauty contests; Festivals
    • From left to right: Christine, Angela, and Jamie Deaver at the 2002 North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Pageant, which was held at Thalian Hall in Wilmington, NC. Jamie won the title that night, and her mother, Angela, and younger sister,...
    • Bananas.

    • Bananas, Market Street, Florist, Moore
    • Will Moore holds a bunch of bananas from a local tree. The greenhouse (at left) at 1501 Market Street was owned by Will’s sister Lucy B. Moore, who operated a Wilmington florist.
    • Charlotte and Mary Fennell

    • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
    • Photograph of Charlotte and Mary Fennell. Charlotte Fennell Wylie (1889-1918) and her sister Mary (Mamie) J. Fennell (1897-1970) lived at 807 Market Street in Wilmington. They were neighbors with the Metts family, and gave James I. Metts the album...
    • Darby-McDonald House

    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills elementary...
    • Darby-Munson House

    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills Elementary...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • 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'...
    • Frances Weller

    • Television news anchors; Television stations
    • Head shot of Frances Weller. Frances Rosalie Weller (1959- ) is a popular television co-anchor on WECT. She has worked at WECT since 1982. She was born in Wilmington, NC, and attended Alderman Elementary, Roland Grise Middle School, and Hoggard...
    • Gause-Burr House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Mary Alice Gause Young (1846-1918); and sister; Anna Caroline Gause (1848-1917). Inherited in 1940, by Ann Bacot Cumming Burr (1900-1994),wife of Frederick S. Burr, II (1898-1989), salesman for Tide Water Power...
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

    • 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...
    • John Wright Butler

    • Federal Paper Board Company; Local history; Genealogy
    • Photograph of John Wright Butler. John Wright Butler (1924-2010) was a lab technician for Federal Paper Board Company, and a local historian and genealogist known for his love of family genealogy. A member of the Old New Hanover Genealogy...
    • Katherine Moore

    • City councils; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Katherine Bell Moore at her office. Katherine Bell Moore (1941- ) was elected to the Wilmington, NC City Council from 1991 to 2005. She also served as Mayor Pro-Tem during that time. She lost her re-election bid after that and has since moved...
    • Margaret Weller and Willie Stargell

    • Counseling
    • Margaret Weller and new husband Willie Stargell exit St. Paul's Episcopal Church after their wedding. Margaret Elizabeth Weller (1959- ) is a Wilmington, NC native. She is the twin sister of WECT-TV Co-Anchor Frances Weller, and the younger...
    • Mitchell-Anderson House

    • Oldest surviving structure in Wilmington, Georgian style house built for Edward Mitchell (c. 1744), native of Charleston, SC, carpenter and planter. Purchased in 1828 by Thomas F. Davis (1778-1846), clerk of New Hanover County Court. Inherited in...


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