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Footnotes for Eureka Manufacturing Company Cottn Mill Report

  1. York, Maurice, “An Economic and Social History of Lincoln County,” from Our Enduring Past: A Survey of 235 Years of Life and Architecture in Lincoln County, North Carolina (Lincolnton: Lincoln County Historic Properties Commission, second printing, 1987), 255, hereinafter cited as York, “An Economic and Social History of Lincoln County”; Private Collections, Michael Schenck Paper, PC 905, Division of Archives and History, Raleigh; Nixon, Alfred, “History of Lincoln County,” North Carolina Booklet, IX (January 1910), 168; Hugh Talmage Lefler and Albery Ray Newsome, North Carolina: The History of A Southern State (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, third edition, 1973), 318.
  2. Brown, Marvin, Our Enduring Past: A Survey of 235 Years of Life and Architecture in Lincoln County, North Carolina (Lincolnton: Lincoln County Historic Properties Commission, second printing, 1987), 46, hereinafter cited as Brown, Our Enduring Past.
  3. Sherrill, William, Annals of Lincoln County, North Carolina (Charlotte: The Observer Printing House, Inc., first edition, 1937), 245.
  4. Brown, Our Enduring Past, 142; George Phifer to Stephen Smith, 7 August 1892, Edward W. Phifer Collection, North Carolina Office of Archives and History.
  5. York, “An Economic and Social History of Lincoln County,” 270-271.
  6. Cauble, Frank, Biography of Daniel E. Rhyne, n.p., 1974, 24-25, hereinafter cited as Cauble, Biography of D.E. Rhyne.
  7. Brown, Our Enduring Past, 46. 
  8. Dellinger, Ann, Daniel Efird Rhyne, n.p., n.d., hereinafter cited as Dellinger, Daniel Efird Rhyne, 8.
  9. Ibid, 9.
  10. Ibid, 10.
  11. Cauble, Biography of D.E. Rhyne, 19.
  12. Ibid, 36.
  13. Ibid, 36-39.
  14. Ibid, 40.
  15. Ibid, 50.
  16. Lincoln Times, February 20, 1933.
  17. Cauble, Biography of D.E. Rhyne, 47.
  18. Ibid, 48.
  19. Ibid.
  20. York, “An Economic and Social History of Lincoln County,” 272.
  21. Ibid, 273.
  22. Lincoln County News, October 10, 1910.
  23. Sanborn Company, “Lincolnton, Oct. 1906” (New York: Sanborn Company, 1906).  In 1906 two dwellings occupied lots 32 and 33 in this block.
  24. Articles of Incorporations, Book 1, Pages 90-93.
  25. Ibid.
  26. Lincoln County News, January 14, 1910.
  27. Ann M. Dellinger, telephone conversation with author, 21 April 2005.
  28. Lincoln County Register of Deeds, Book 90, Page 494.
  29. Articles of Incorporations, Book 1, Pages 107-110.
  30. Lincoln County News, May 24, 1907.
  31. W.W. Motz, a native of Lincolnton, served as a member of the Lincoln County Board of Education for twelve years, and during his chairmanship he built the Lincolnton Graded School.  He served on the Lincolnton City Council for six years, and was the chairman of the water and sewer committee when the city installed these two systems.  Motz’s also owned a wholesale business in plaster, hair, plaster of paris, cement and lime, and manufactured furniture, doors, sashes, blinds, bricks, and building material. 
  32. On December 28, 1907, W.A. Hoke and wife, Mary McBee Hoke, sold lot 30 to W.A. Withers for $600.  Lincoln County Register of Deeds, Book 98, Page 134.  This lot remained in the Withers family until 1955, at which time the heirs of Julia Withers sold the property to Tait Yarn Company.  On April 10, 1917, Julia Withers sold to the Eureka Manufacturing Company for $40 a building located to the west of cotton factory that was formerly operated as a store.
  33. The Wampum Mill Village was located less than one-tenth of a mile southeast of the Eureka Manufacturing Company Cotton Mill.
  34. Lincoln County News, November 11, 1910.
  35. Ibid.
  36. Lincoln County Register of Deeds, Book 105, pg. 425-432, 16 November 1910, 31 December 1910, February 27, 1912.
  37. Lincoln County News, January 3, 1913.
  38. Lincoln County News, September 10, 1925.
  39. Nixon, Joe R., “Industrial and Agricultural Development of Lincoln County,” from The State, July 15, 1944, 19.
  40. Record of Incorporations, Book 3, Pages 99-100.
  41. After moving to Lincolnton, Andrew and Achsah Tait made their home in Crowell Park.  Mrs. Tait  graduated from the University of Georgia with a major in Home Economics and a minor in Art.  She continued her studies in art at Columbia University in New York.  Before moving to Lincolnton she was an Art Supervisor in Brunswick, Georgia.  She specialized in Japanese flower arrangements, and was a charter member of the Charlotte Chapter of Ikebana International which was chartered from Tokyo.  She studied under Miss Mary Takahashi, and was awarded certificates from the Ikenobo School of Japan.  She was the president of the Lincolnton Garden Club when the Lincolnton Garden Club Council was organized, and for ten years was the Chairman of the Memorial Garden at the U.D.C. Hall (former library and Pleasant Retreat Academy) in Lincolnton.  Some of her other activities and memberships in Lincolnton included Work and Garden Club, First Presbyterian Church Extension and Presbyterial and Synodical, and Anna Jackson Book Club.
  42. Lincoln County News, November 8, 1967.
  43. Lincoln County News, April 17, 1950.
  44. John Lineberger, telephone conversation with author, 15 October 2004.
  45. Lincoln County News, February 8, 1965.
  46. Lincoln County Register of Deeds, Book 445, Page 132.
  47. Articles of Incorporations, Book 1, Pages 361-364.
  48. Lincoln County News, December 30, 1966.
  49. John Lineberger, telephone conversation with author, 20 March 2005.

 

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