Failed to work on the streets.

List of Colored Citizens failing to work on Streets 

Richard Lindsey                 Absent on Rail Road

Laurince Smith                  Absent from Town

David Johnston                  Brick Yard

David Simms                      Absent without excuse

James Wiggins                   Brick Yard

Ellick Apaten                      Gone to Laurinburg

Austin Bynum                    Absent without excuse

James Battle                        Gone to New Bern

Henry Barnes

Sol Barnes                            Gone

Williard Bryan                     Brick yd

Mack Joyner                         Gone

David Johnston                   Gone

Abram Hart                          Gone

Emanuel Adams                  Gone from town

Geo Farmer                           Out of town

Ellick Barnes                        Absent with excuse

Wm. Mayo                             Same

Mose Farmer                        Absent with excuse


  • In the 1870 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Richd. Lindsey, 33, carpenter; Olive, 34, domestic servant; and children Austin, 14, Richd., 4, and Henry, 2; plus Mary Cotton, 15, domestice servant. In the 1880 census of Wilson, Wilson County: on Pettigrew Street, Richard Lindsey, 51, mechanic; Olive, 42, midwife; and sons Richard, 14, Henry, 11, and Austin, 23, a drayman.
  • In the 1860 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Dave Simms, 25, mulatto, day laborer, is listed in the household of white merchant W.D. Rountree.
  • In the 1880 census of Saratoga township, Wilson County: Austine Bynum, 45, wife Mary, 35, children Allen, 14, Denice, 19, and Marina, 1, in the household of white farmer Benjamin Pittman.

This list, dated 1866, appears Minutes of City Council, Volume 1, 1850-1885, transcribed in a bound volume shelved at Wilson County Public Library, Wilson.


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