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  • : Davie County (N.C.)
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    • Thomas McNeely Portrait

    • 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822
    • Davie County Public Library
    • McNeely, a prominent civic leader in early Mocksville, built and owned a steam-powered cotton factory. Bankruptcy of the mill led to his relocation to Philadelphia in 1849. He later returned to Salisbury, North Carolina where he died in 1866.
    • Margaret Gaither McNeely Portrait

    • 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822
    • Davie County Public Library
    • McNeely married Margaret Gaither about the time of his arrival in Mocksville in 1820. They built the large McNeely-Weant House.
    • John & Catharine Holman Portrait

    • 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822
    • Davie County Public Library
    • This image is a photographic copy of a double profile watercolor sketch of John and Catherine Holman; the original watercolor sketch is part of the Collection of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Old Salem Museums and Gardens. John was...
    • Grief Mason

    • 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Grief G. Mason served as overseer of Cooleemee Plantation from 1844 until after the Civil War. A native of Ireland, he had traveled to Germany where he met his wife, then moved to New York and Virginia. Mason proved to be a capable manager.
    • Columbia Lafayette Stuart Hairston (1830-1857)

    • 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Columbia Stuart Hairston (1830-1857), sister to J.E.B. Stuart, and first wife of Peter Wilson Hairston, with her children Samuel and Elizabeth, neither of whom survived childhood.
    • Dr. T.  J. Bryan

    • 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. Taliferro Jay Bryan was elected first lodge master of the Mocksville Masonic Lodge #134 in December 1850.
    • Dr. William Reese Sharpe

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. Sharpe graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and practiced medicine in the Fulton Community for 36 years (1840-1876). The University of North Carolina's Southern Historical Collection holds many of the prominent Dr....
    • John Marshall Clement

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    • Davie County Public Library
    • One of Clement's first teachers in Mocksville was Peter Ney (thought by some to be Napoleon's Marshall Ney). Later in life, Clement recalled the scar across Ney's forehead and the fencing lessons given the students using canes cut from the forest....
    • Thomas Brown

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Brown married Margaret Brinegar (1809-1876), daughter of Joshua and Sarah Brinegar. Brown served as a trustee of the old Joppa Church. He became a Deacon in 1841 and an Elder in 1853. William and Rufus Brown, two sons of Thomas Brown, operated the...
    • Dr. Alfred Wilson Wiseman

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. Alfred Wiseman, the brother of Dr. James Washington Wiseman, studied at the University Medical Center in New York. While an assistant surgeon for the Seventh North Carolina Infantry during the Civil War, Union soldiers captured Dr. Wiseman, who...
    • Margaret Brinegar Brown

    • 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Thomas and Margaret (Brinegar) Brown were married in 1829.
    • Wilson C. Daniel Portrait

    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • Davie County Public Library;
    • Daniel served in the militia and was a Private in Company E of the 42nd Regiment. He was taken prisoner in Salisbury, confined in Louisville, released and returned to farming in Davie County.
    • Albert Alexander Anderson

    • 1862-12
    • Davie County Public Library
    • A. A. Anderson served in the Civil War, witnessing Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. He returned home and married Mary Frances Poindexter with whom he had nine children. He ran a farm and, along with his brothers, operated a mercantile...
    • William Booe March Family Portrait

    • 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870
    • Davie County Public Library
    • March served as sheriff of Davie County (1842-1850) and in the North Carolina House of Representatives (1854-1858) and Senate (1864). He poses here beside granddaughter Luna Rush Williams standing and daughter Mary Frances March Williams seated;...
    • Mary Frances March Williams and Mary Frances Williams

    • 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. Francis Rush Williams married Mary Frances March on May 27, 1862. Dr. Williams died in 1868, leaving his widow with four young children, only two of whom survived childhood. Here, Mary Frances holds granddaughter Mary Frances.
    • Calvin Cowles Sanford

    • 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Calvin Cowles Sanford worked for Brown and Brothers merchants in the mid 1860s until the Browns moved to Winston in 1867, at which time Sanford bought their store.
    • Jane Eccles McGuire Portrait

    • 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. McGuire married Jane E. Eccles, daughter of John W. Eccles of Davie County, in 1859. Of this union were born five children, three dying in infancy, and a daughter, later in life. James Jr., the late husband of Mrs. Hattie McGuire of Mocksville...
    • James McGuire Portrait

    • 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Dr. McGuire held the office of County Physician and County Superintendent of Heath for more than 20 years, represented Davie County in the state House of Representatives for one session, and served as County Treasurer for 16 years from 1882.
    • Rev. William C. Willson

    • 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Willson served as a second lieutenant for Company F, 42nd NC Regiment during the Civil War. After the war, he joined the Methodist Conference at Greensboro in 1867. He pastored a group of churches in Davie County, including First United Methodist...

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