Updated - 10/31/2009                        @2002-2009 - Sue Ashby

LONDON
Submitted by:
Kathryn London Stirk

Henry Adolphus London (9 Apr 1808-27 Nov 1882) was the second child and oldest son of John London (1747-1816) and Ann Thorney Mauger (1774-1858). Henry was born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. Henry married Sally Margaret Lord (17 Mar 1814-3 Nov 1857) on the 29 Feb 1832 at St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. Sally was the daughter of William Campbell Lord and Eliza Hill of Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina.

Henry and Sally moved to Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina after 1836 for Sally's health. The upcountry was thought to be better for one than the low country!

Henry was a merchant. He had been treasurer of the Cape Fear and Deep River Navigation Co. from 1853-1868.

The London family belonged to St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina. Henry had been a Lay Reader and the Senior Warden. Family story tells about Henry's care for the sick of the parish. He would ride around Chatham County on his white horse taking food to the sick. The 8 younger children were christened, most of them married and most of them are buried at St. Bartholomew's.

Henry and Sally had ten children:

For further information on the London family - contact Kathryn London Stirk (stirkk@juno.com)
File created December 1996


 

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