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A Tale of Two Families

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Merchants Thomas Stephens Memory and Thomas George Simms met on a train in 1850. Through they years, they developed a friendship. Memory named his son Simms Memory and Simms named his daughter Memory Simms. The two children grew up, fell in love, married, and moved to Whiteville where they lived happily for fifty years. Portraits of the couple are in the home of Emily Memory Peal at Chadbourn.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 48 Issue 8, Jan 1981, p17-18, il