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Signature of James L. Dusenbery and several photographs artistically combined.

Hargrave, Jesse

Jesse Hargrave came to Chapel Hill from Davidson County, NC, in 1835 "as a bankrupt" (<xref url="">Vickers 35</xref>). He married William Barbee's daughter Margaret in February 1843. Hargrave became a prominent merchant who also boarded up to a dozen students in his home on Columbia Street between Rosemary and Franklin Streets (<xref url="">Vickers 65</xref>).

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