Wordless Wednesday: Mott Hester Sr.
Mott Hester Sr.
This picture is from a book called "Tales of the Atlantic Hotel 1880--1933"
by Virginia Pou Doughton
Mott Hester Sr. was my 2nd great grand uncle and husband to Sidney Bryant Hester. A picture of Sidney you will find on my previous post. Here's the link if you missed it. Another Piece Of The Puzzle
If you have ties to Morehead City and the The Atlantic Hotel that once stood there, Virginia Pou Doughton's book is a wonderful resource. Here is an excerpt that talks a little bit about Mott Hester Sr.
Captain W. L. Kennedy was such an ardent fisherman that he purchased a boat, the India, and hired a permanent captain, Mot Hester. The Hester family had come from Jamesville, North Carolina, to fish in Carteret County a number of years before.