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 mother, Alice's sister, passed away. He was only three years old, and his father was unable to care for him due to extensive business travel. Alice is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
Upper class women--United States--History--19th century
London Family Papers 1880s-1912, Sp. Coll. #1222
New Hanover County Public Library
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library Ms. Berry Dilley in June 2006.
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