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
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.