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  • Subject (Images): Dwarfs
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    • John and Mariah Nail Mertz

    • 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Mocksville native Mariah Elizabeth Nail stood only 36 inches tall and weighed 48 pounds. She traveled throughout the United States and Europe with the circus as one of the world's smallest women. She met her diminutive husband, Major John Mertz,...
    • Spectators at Miss North Carolina Pageant

    • 1949-07-12
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • The man at right is possibly newspaper columnist Billy Arthur. Envelope label: "Miss North Carolina Beauty Contest"
    • John and Mariah Mertz

    • 2009
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Nail, a native of Mocksville, married Mertz in Louisville, Kentucky on August 16, 1883. After traveling for many years with the circus, Mertz reportedly asked Nail if she would like to become engaged and travel together. The clerk of court asked...

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