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Block 89, 1840-1916, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 89, the parameters being S. Third Street, Church Street, S. Fourth Street, and Castle Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, indentures, and tax documents. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include James Dickson, Samuel Laydan, Thurston, Mumbo Livingston, Polly Livingston, Gore, Bremer, Du Brutz Cutlar, John A. Taylor, B. F. King, B. F. Hall, Joseph J. Laughlin, George H. Burnett, George G. Barker, E. C. Bettincourt, W. A. Jordan, W. B. McKoy, W. A. Reach, John A. Taylor, Mary A. Thurston, Maggie N. Owens, C. B. Moses, R. A. Risley, John M. Bremer, George N. Bremer, Jas Wilson, Connor, Windham, J. D. Howell, R. R. Bellamy, A. E. Farmington, Somersett, Herbert J. McCartney, John T. Howe, Mary W. Howe, Rebecca J. Howe, Alfred P. Howe, Isabella Howe, Jas. Anderson, P. K. Dickinson, Jas. Shaclefoot, Adam E. Wright, Wm. A. Wright, Jas. T. Miller, Henry R. Savage, John Dawson, Z. Lattimer, Ann Martin, Ann Burgwin, Simon Brgwin, Rhody Burgwin, Iver McMillan, Sallie E. Willis, M. McKoy, Alford Jordan, Wm Vaslot, Walker Taylor, Lewis Martin, Mary Ann Martin, Joshua Potts, Vallers, Hart, O. G. Parsley, Barker, John Martin, Isabella Martin, Nancy Martin, Rhody Martin, Betsey Martin, and Hettie Martin. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1840, 1888, 1901, and 1916, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1840-1916, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Access to some materials in this collection has been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History at for information on access to this collection.


From the Collection: 24 Containers (Contains 18 bankers boxes, 2 document boxes, 1 oversize box, and 3 oversize folders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English