Influential colored man dies.

Samuel H. Vick‘s protege, Rev. Turner Grant Williamson, died 91 years ago today.

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The Robesonian, 25 February 1926.

In the 1920 census of Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina: Turner G. Williamson, 51, teacher; wife Annah B., 44; and children Tabitha G.E., 17, Irvin, 13, Margret C., 10, Sallie T., 8, and Samuel R., 5.

Anna B. Williamson died 1 February 1921 in Elizabethtown, Bladen County. Per her death certificate, she was born in 15 February 1875 in Maxton, North Carolina, to Edd McKoy and Sarah McKoy of Roberson County; worked as a teacher; and was married to Rev. T.G. Williamson.

Turner G. Williamson died 3 February 1926 in Elizabethtown, Bladen County. Per his death certificate, he was born about 1871 in Wilson County to Anna B. Williamson [error, Anna was his wife, not mother]; was engaged in preaching and teaching; and was a widower.

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