Who’s who among the Baptists.

From Williams and Watkins’ Who’s Who Among North Carolina Negro Baptists: With a Brief History of Negro Baptist Organizations (1940):

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Page 68.

Rev. Frank L. Bullock of Enfield married Bertha A. Davis of Wilson. In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Fred M. Davis, 50 [see below], wife Minnie, 39, children Fred Jr., 20, Berthia, 22, Addie, 18, and William B., 16, and mother Judie, 76.

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Page 213.

Rev. Fred M. Davis served multiple stints as pastor of First Baptist Church and presided over the marriages and funerals of many of Wilson’s prominent black families.

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Page 241.

Rev. Nathaniel Horton went to school in Wilson County and pastored at New Bethel and Macedonia Baptist Churches in Wilson County.

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Page 286.

As founder, Rev. Andrew Joshua Jackson put the “Jackson” in Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church.

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Page 294.

Rev. Charles A. Marriott lead the congregation at Williams Chapel Baptist Church in Elm City.

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Page 313-314.

Rev. Marshall Alexander Talley lead Wilson’s First Baptist Church in the 1910s. He moved on to Homestead, Pennsylvania, and then to Indianapolis, where he was elected in 1936 to the Indiana House of Representatives. He died in Indianapolis in 1953.

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Page 379.

Rev. Alfred L.E. Weeks has been discussed here.

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Page 397.

32 comments

      1. I’m enjoying you site.I have a painting/ photograph of Rev.FRED Davis bought at an estate sale several years ago.I’ve hoped the would be someone who love archive it in their church archive, since he pastor ed many churches in Wilson and surrounding areas.

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      2. Wow. I grew up with his great-children –his granddaughter was like a second mother to me in my childhood — and I’m certain that they would LOVE to have it. Please send me details via email at lisayhenderson at gmail dot com. Thank you.

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