News & Observer, 18 December 1907.
Josephus Daniels‘ News & Observer published this rundown of criminal convictions in Daniels’ hometown, replete with descriptions such as “a little black ‘Teddy nigger,'” “a little black bullet-headed negro,” “a bad little negro,” and “a big ‘taller’ negro.”
- R.G. Wynn
- Albert Ward
- Oliver Brown
- Sylvia Barnes — in the 1900 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: farmer Harry Barnes, 67; wife Sylva, 66; son Harry, 20; daughter-in-law Rena, 17; and granddaughter Henrietta, 14. Silvia Barnes died 8 September 1925 in Wilson township, Wilson County. Per her death certificate, she was 83 years old; married to Harry Barnes; was the daughter of Peter and Rosa Barnes; and worked as a tenant farmer for Billie Sims. Harry Barnes Jr. was informant.
- Willie Moore
- Moses Smith — in the 1900 census of Cross Roads township, Wilson County: day laborer Dudley Smith, 53; wife Mittie, 32; and children Polly, 13, Moses, 6, and Herbert, 4.
- Tom Faison