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    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Bill Head From Hall and Pearsall

    • Hall family, Pearsall family, grocers, wholesalers, fertilizer
    • The Hall and Pearsall Warehouse was located at 711 Nutt St. Oscar Pearsall worked for Edwards and Hall, Wholesale Grocers until 1875 when he became partner and changed the name to Hall & Pearsall. The firm specialized in staples such as rice,...
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • Ahrens Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style commercial building commissioned by Benjamin H.J. Ahrens (1844-1912), native of Germany, grocer, for sons Eduard (1876-1961), and Adolph G. (1882-1953), who operated Ahrens Brothers Wholesale Drug Company here for...
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Marion Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Robert R. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Robert R. Bellamy (1861-1926), owner of wholesale drug business and officer of Delgado Cotton Mills. Originally constructed as a boot and shoe store; later occupied by clothing stores and jewelers....
    • J.W. Brooks Building

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    • Unique over-water warehouse constructed for John Wesley Brooks (1868-1937), wholesale grocer; and wife, Rosa Jenrette (1871-1955), natives of Brunswick County. The family business, Brooks Cash Grocery Company, operated here until 1978.
    • William Pinckney Toon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for William Pinckney Toon (1857-1942), co-owner of Brown & Toon wholesale grocers; and wife Mary Glenn (1864-1920), native of Cooperstown, NY. Among her charitable works was the care of soldiers at...
    • J. C. Shepard, Druggist

    • Market Street, Shepard, Pharmacist, Druggist
    • Not to be confused with Joseph C. Shepard, the Civil War Assistant Surgeon who served as Superintendent of Health (and died in 1903), this receipt, dated Dec. 1, 1905, is for J. C. Shepard, "Wholesale and Retail Druggist."
    • Harper-Hundley House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for John Allan Taylor (1862-1957), wholesale grocer. Purchased in 1905 by Capt. James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), operator of a tow boat business between Wilmington and Southport and part-owner of...
    • Daggett-Taylor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Eliza Whitehead Daggett (1846-1907), widow of William T. Daggett (1832-1893), partner in firm of Hancock & Daggett, paint and oil dealers. Purchased in 1911 by Edgar Taylor (1858-1922), wholesale fish dealer; and...
    • L.W. Davis House

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    • Italianate style house built for Lorenzo Warren Davis (1859-1926), native of Carteret County, NC, president of I.W. Davis & Co., retail and wholesale clothing; and wife, Sarah Catherine Smith (1870-1961). Davis was also one of the developers of...
    • Elizabeth Vollers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Elizabeth Hashagen Vollers (1840-1907), native of Blumenthal, Hannover, Germany; widow of Luhr Vollers (1833-1895), native of Spaden, Haannover, Germany and partner in Vollers & Hashagen,...
    • Evans-Moore House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Allen E. Evans (1833-1882), grocer, barber and leader of the Rose Bud Brass Band; and wife, Charlotte Jackson (1838-1888). Purchased and remodeled in 1918 by E. Clayton Moore (1877-1940), native...

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