The obituary of Charity Parker.

Wilson Daily Times, 1 December 1936.

 

Wilson Daily Times, 2 December 1936.

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In the 1910 census of Wilson, Wilson County: widow Charity Holland, 48, laundress, and children Charlie, 24, barber, Jane, 20, Mazie and Daisy, 18, Lue, 16, and Lillian, 12.

On 26 April 1911, Lucy Hollond, 21, daughter of Ben Holland and Charity Hollond married Frank Battle, 21, son of Harry Battle and Bella Battle, at Charity Hollond’s residence in Wilson. Baptist minister Fred M. Davis performed the ceremony in the presence of Ada Knight, Annie Roberson, and Joe Baker.

On 7 September 1911, Moses Parker, 47, of Wilson, married Charity Holland, 50, of Wilson, in Wilson township. Primitive Baptist minister Jonah Williams performed the ceremony at Charity Holland’s residence in the presence of John Battle, George W. Wood, and John H. Akins.

On 28 October 1914, Arthur Futrell, 23, of Rocky Mount, and Louisa Holland, 21, of Wilson, were married in Wilson. Methodist Episcopal minister B.P. Coward performed the ceremony in the presence of Shedriac Dancy, Moses Parker, and A.D. Dawson Jr.

On 24 December 1914, Mazie Holland, 20, daughter of Benjamin Holland and Charity Holland married Willie Wells, 21, son of C.M. Wells and Cherry Wells, at First Baptist Church in Wilson. Baptist minister Fred M. Davis performed the ceremony in the presence of John T. Battle, J.W. Rogers, and Joe Baker.

Louise Futrell died 12 March 1918 in Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County. Per her death certificate, she was 23 years old; was born in Wilson, N.C., to Benjamin Holland and Charity Jones; was married to Arthur Futrell; had lived in Rocky Mount for three years; and was buried in Wilson.

In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 417 Goldsboro Street, general public drayman Moses Parker, 59, and wife Charity, 64.

In the 1928 Hill’s Wilson, N.C., city directory: Parker Moses (c; Charity) gro 1006 e Nash h 1004 e Nash

In the 1930 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 1004 East Nash Street, owned and valued at $1700, grocery store proprietor Moses Parker, 63; wife Charity, 60; and roomer Elizabeth Simms, 17.

Moses Parker died 23 September 1936 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was 73 years old; was born in Edgecombe County, N.C., to Jason Parker and Annis Parker; was married to Charity Parker; lived at 1004 East Nash Street; and worked as a carpenter.

I have not found Charity Parker’s death certificate.

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