Studio shots, no. 141: Alex Creech.

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Alex “Boy” Creech (1909-1980).

In the 1920 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: on New Wilson and Raleigh Road, farmer Right Creech, 48; wife Sallie, 37; and children Willie, 19, James O., 17, Maomie, 18, Luther, 14, Lillie May, 11, Alex, 9, Elizabeth, 8, Beulah, 6, Gertrude, 3, and David, 1.

In the 1930 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: farmer Wright Creech, 56; wife Sallie A., 47; and children Lillie M., 22, Elex, 20, Elizabeth, 18, Gertrude, 13, David, 11, Sallie, 8, Genava, 6, Addie L., 3.

On 7 April 1934, Alex Creech, 24, of Wilson, son of Wright and Sallie Creech, married Anna Ham, 22, of Lucama, son of Louis and Nelie Ham, at the courthouse in Smithfield, Johnston County. Luther Creech applied for the license.

Thanks to Edith Jones Garnett for sharing this photo of her uncle.

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