On 10 December 1940, Separise P. Artis registered Artis Barber Shop, 537 East Nash Street, and Columbus E. Artis and wife Ada D. Artis registered C.E. Artis Funeral Home, 571 East Nash Street, as businesses in Wilson County. (S.P. and C.E. were not close kin, if at all.)


On 4 December 1940, Cutt Davis and James Mack registered Baltimore Shoe Repair Shop.


On 20 April 1937, Prince Cunningham registered Palace of Sweets, 510 East Nash Street.


On 19 December 1940, Isaac A. Shade registered Shade’s Pharmacy, 527 East Nash Street.


  • Cutt Davis —  Cutt Davis died 9 August 1952 in Wilson. Per his death certificate: he was born 28 September 1888 in South Carolina to Berry Davis; worked as a shoemaker; resided at 803 East Nash Street; and was buried at Rest Haven. Informant was Thomas F. Davis of Washington, D.C.
  • Prince Cunningham — on 14 December 1923, Prince Cunningham, 21, of Wilson, son of Sam Cunningham and Annie Bell of Fayetteville, married Annie Bell Ellis, 18, of Wilson, daughter of Jas. and Annie Ellis, in Wilson. J.E. Brown, Primitive Baptist minister, performed the ceremony. In the 1930 census of Wilson, Wilson County: taxi driver Prince Cunningham, 28, and wife Annie, 25, lived at 219 Reid Street. On 20 January 1947, Prince Cunningham, 41, son of Samuel Cunningham and Anniebelle Brooks Cunningham of Red Springs, North Carolina, married Lucy Gray Pittman, 24, daughter of Aaron Pittman and Lucy Graham Pittman, in Wilson. Prince Cunningham died 22 January 1968 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 7 February 1903 to Samuel Cunningham and Annie Bell Brooks; was divorced; worked as a barber at Carolina Barber Shop; resided at 714-B South Pender Street; and was buried in Rest Haven cemetery. Gertrude Cummins of New York, New York, was informant.

Record of Partnerships, Wilson County Register of Deeds Office, Wilson.


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