The popular (and peripatetic) Ed Mitchell.

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Wilson Mirror, 18 January 1888.

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Wilson Mirror, 7 May 1890.

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Wilson Mirror, 30 July 1890.

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Wilson Mirror, 25 February 1891.

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Wilson Mirror, 20 May 1891.

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Wilson Advance, 27 August 1891.

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Wilson Advance, 14 January 1892.

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Wilson Advance, 13 April 1893.

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Democratic Banner (Dunn, N.C.), 31 December 1902.

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Wilson Daily Times, 21 October 1910.

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In the 1880 census of Wilson, Wilson County: on Spring Street, washerwoman Susan Mitchell, 47, with children Lucy, 19, and Louiza, 15, both house servants, Eddy, 12, and Joseph, 9. On 18 October 1880, Lucy Mitchell, 19, married Mashal Powell, 18, at Susan Mitchell’s house. Witnesses were Small Blunt, Mary Blunt and Susan Mitchell.

In the 1900 census of Wilson, Wilson County: widow Susiana Mitchel, 65, a “grannie,” and son Edd, 33, a barber. [A granny-woman was a midwife.]

In the 1910 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Susan Mitchell, 75, lived alone in a rented house on the N&S Railroad. In the 1910 census of Averasboro, Harnett County: on Wilmington & Magnolia Road, barber Edward Mitchell, 44, wife Allice M., 24, and daughter Loucile D., 6 months.

Edward Mitchell died 5 February 1918 in Dunn, Harnett County, North Carolina. Per his death certificate, he was born in Wilson to Ed and Susan Mitchell, was married, and worked as a barber. He was buried in Dunn.

In the 1920 census of Averasboro, Harnett County: at 311 Magnolia Avenue, widow Alice Mitchell, 33, with daughters Glydis, 10, and Doris, 9.

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