Studio shots, no. 126: Julia Pearl Simms Epps.

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Julia Simms Epps (1914-1981).

In the 1930 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: John Simms, 63, wife Milindy, 54, and children Jenette, 23, Rosetta, 20, Johnnie, 18, Paul, 16, Julia, 13, and Mary, 12.

Charlie Epps, 21, of Edgecombe County, son of Silas and Flossie Epps, married Julia Pearlie Simms, 20, of Edgecombe County, daughter of John and Malinda Simms, on 11 February 1936 in Tarboro, Edgecombe County.

In the 1940 census of Toisnot township, Wilson County: laborer Charlie Epps, 26; wife Julia, 27; and son Charlie Jr., 4.

In 1940, Charlie Epps registered for the World War II draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 7 May 1914 in Edgecombe County; resided on Route 1, Elm City, Wilson County; his contact was wife Julia Pearl Epps; and his employer was John L. Griffin, Route 1.

Julia Epps Simms died 20 September 1981 in Baldwin, New York.

Photo courtesy of user brianandrewbonner.


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