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A photo of Lula Watson with her story
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Lula Watson
Sep 25, 1874 - March 1979
Siler City, North Carolina
A photo of My Paternal Grandmother, May Rae (Ledford) Wigington "Granny". Not sure. I think it was part of a family picture before she was married.
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Mae Ray (Ledford) Wigington
May 3, 1893 - Oct 30, 1963
A photo of Benjamin Alexander Newkirk
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Benjamin Alexander Newkirk
Nov 5, 1907 - Nov 9, 1964
A photo of Benjamin Alexander Newkirk
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Benjamin Alexander Newkirk
Nov 5, 1907 - Nov 9, 1964
A photo of INEZ WHITE HOLT McDaniel Burlington NC Alamance County
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Inez Kiser (White) Holt
Apr 8, 1932 - August 1998
A photo from the wedding of Shra Feldman and Eugene Buyer: L to R: Lena Kline, William Kline and Ann Cosloy
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Annie Cosloy
Jun 5, 1892 - March 1975
Little Falls, NJ
A photo of Carol (Feldman) Goldberg at her sister's wedding. L to R: Shera (Feldman) Buyer, Carol (Feldman) Goldberg, Eugene Robert Buyer
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Carol (Feldman) Goldberg
Born: Jan 16, 1941
A photo of the Eugene and Shera Buyer wedding. L to R: Shera Buyer (Feldman), Ann Cosloy, Eugene R Buyer
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Annie Cosloy
Jun 5, 1892 - March 1975
Little Falls, NJ
A photo of Eugene R Buyer and Shera H Feldman's Wedding L to R: Jacob Feldman, Ida Feldman, Shera Buyer (Feldman), Eugene Buyer, Eva Buyer, and Max Buyer
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A photo of Charles J. Holt taken in NC.
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A photo of Col. Henry Christenberry Leonard 1822-1891 and Eliza Jane Tharpe 1829-1897. This image recently released to the Leonard Family at large. In possession of Liles family, previously in custody of Sudie Leonard, Mary Lou Leonard, and Maud Leonard West. No record found of Henry's military record but "Col." is on his grave marker, in courthouse documents, and in most genealogical records.
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A photo of Charles Hardening of North Carolina
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A photo of James A. Kearse of North Carolina
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A photo of Nessie Wescott. Nessie was born 1880 in Brunswick, North Carolina, the daughter of Robert Melvin Wescott and Olivia Jane Leonard. Nessie married 1st Herbert Leonard Fowler and 2nd Max Hayman. Nessie died in 1963 in Los Angeles. Nessie is the 1st cousin of Myrtie (Leonard) Carter, also on Ancient Faces.
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Nessie Wescott
1880 - 1963
A photo of Myrtie Leonard 1882-1964, daughter of H. Luther Leonard and Alice Wescott. Myrtie married Levi James Carter in 1903.
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James was only 5 months old when he sadly perished from complications of surgery due to locked bowels on January 9, 1942.
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James Harold Smith
Aug 3, 1941 - Jan 9, 1942
A photo of Brady E. Lynn with Eva Odell Lynn baby is George W Lynn
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A photo of Alfred Alexander Lingerfelt
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A photo of Ralph Lynn and Ray Lynn
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A photo of Edna Cook? This is one of the first pictures of my grandparents... It was made before they got married.
Its is my grandmothers (Edna Cook) second grade school picture.She grew up in the Appalachian mountains of western North Carolina. (2nd grade school circa 1932)
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A photo of Martha Elvira Gaston (Jones): Born 1840. Passed away on 18 Mar 1920 in Buncombe County, North Carolina.
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Martha Elvira (Jones) Gaston
1840 - Mar 18, 1920
A photo of Louis D. Shelton. Found photo posted in Vintage Photos Lost & Found group on FB. Louis D. Shelton, North Carolina. Contact group to obtain photo or see photo of back. Found in High Point, NC. WWI WWII?? "M" on dark armband... Military Police?
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A photo of Nancy Caroline Cobb, c. 1850s, 1860s, or 1870s.
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A photo of Herschel Springfield Harkins and Family in Buncombe County, North Carolina 1897 Starting back row left: Pearl Gaston Harkins Thomas Joshua Harkins Georgia Agnes Harkins Ralph Waldo Harkins Harry Herschel Harkins Herschel Springfield Harkins Sarah "Jane" Elizabeth Jones Harkins Taken in Buncombe County, North Carolina in 1897.
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A photo of Hillard Prevard Moore, born 1910 in Crab Orchard Township, NC , now Charlotte, NC . He died April 1963. Military photo taken in mid 1940's
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Hillard Prevard Moore
1910 - April 1963
A photo of my beloved father, Lawrence Andrew Moore , born 1906. Died 1972 - another one of the handsome and dapper Moore brothers. Not sure when photo was taken . It was in Charlotte, North Carolina
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A photo of Alice Lee Winters Godbey and husband Ernest M. Godbey
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Alice Lee (Winters) Godbey
Died: October 1999
Mocksville, NC, United States
Tin type portrait of young boy about age 5. Probably taken in the 1860's.
This is a Tin type photo of an unknown man (James Jackson Hooper?) with dark hair and beard wearing jacket, vest, tie, and watch chain.
This 3' x 2' painting of an unknown man was in my aunts home. Can anyone identify him? Possible last names are: Gilbert, Jackson, Pender, Mercer or McBryde
This 3' x 2' painting of an unknown woman was in my aunts home. Can anyone identify her? Possible last names are: Gilbert, Jackson, Pender, Mercer or McBryde
A photo of (far right), Emmett McGraw, his wife name unknown in center, very back, peering over others Chap Keith, couple on left unknown. Winston-Salem, NC friends
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A photo of the first Dennyville Baptist Church, Wilkes County, NC, with its male members outside.
A photo of (from left front), Pete Johnson, Wellborn, (back row), Lottie Johnson, Maggie Johnson, Chariot Wellborn, John Henry Stanley. Stone Mountain outing, NC
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A photo of the grave of Matthew and Lula Johnson, North Carolina
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Matthew Johnson
May 5, 1880 - Jun 17, 1953
A photo of Iris Johnson
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Iris Emma Lou (Johnson) Cheek
Jun 6, 1912 - Apr 11, 2001
A photo of Charlie Blackburn and wife Myrtle, Wilkes County, NC
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