Woodard family portrait.

This remarkable photograph depicts the family of Charles and Winnie Woodard Bynum of Gardners township, Wilson County.

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In the 1880 census of Gardners, Wilson County: Wesley Bynum, 24, wife Sophy, 24, and children Polly, 14, Lonie, 12, Charlie, 9, Bunny, 7, Jack, 5, and Arch, 3.

In the 1880 census of Gardners, Wilson County: Hilliard Woodard, 30, wife Rosetta, 25, and children Winnie, 9, Aaron, 8, Mary E., 6, Cora, 3, and James, 1, and John Taylor, 15, a servant.

On Christmas Eve 1890, Charles Bynum, 20, married Winnie Woodard, 20, in Wilson County at the residence of J.S. Woodard, Primitive Baptist minister. Witnesses were J.P. Uzzell, J.S. Woodard Jr. and Mollie Woodard.

In the 1900 census of Gardners, Wilson County: Charlie Bynum, 28, wife Winnie, 28, and children Mollie, 7, Amey, 6, Mattie, 5, Sophia, 2, and Rose, 11 months.

In the 1910 census of Gardners, Wilson County: farmer Charles Bynum, 38, wife Winnie, 38, and children Mollie, 16, Mattie, 14, Sophia, 12, Rose, 10, Winnie, 8, Lula, 6, Prissy, 4, Ferdie, 3, and Robert S., 1.

In the 1920 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: farmer Charlie Bynum, 48; wife Winnie, 48; children Mattie Ruffin, 22, Winnie, 14, Lula, 16, Percy, 13, Ferdie, 12, Robert, 10, and Essie Bynum, 5; grandchildren W. Berley, 3, and Paul Ruffin, 1; sister-in-law Rebecca Capers, 24; and niece Sallie Oats, 20.

On 13 October 1921, Charlie Bynum died in Rocky Mount, Nash County. His death certificates remarks that he was born 12 July 1871 in Wilson County to West Bynum and Sophia Dunn. He was buried  in Wilson County.

In the 1930 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: Roman Sharp, 34, wife Mattie, 34, and children Willie, 13, Paul, 12, Bramon, 6, Roman Jr., 5, and May C., 2, plus mother-in-law Winnie Bynum, 64, and sister-in-law Essie Bynum, 16.

Winnie Woodard Bynum died 26 August 1943.

Photo courtesy of Ancestry.com member Speedoo251.

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