The death of Minnie Rogers Prince.

Wilson Daily Times, 6 December 1932.


In the 1900 census of Wilson, Wilson County: John Rodgers, 30, day laborer; wife Mary E., 22; sister Minnie, 17; and boarder Sallie Barber, 35.

Turner Utley, 22, of Wilson County, and Mariah Williams, 24, of Wilson County, married 12 September 1901 in Wilson County. J.W. Rogers applied for the license, and Missionary Baptist minister Fred M. Davis performed the ceremony at Rogers’ residence in the presence of Irene Miller, Minnie Rogers and Bettie Davis.

In the 1930 census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania: at 2215 Fitzwater Street, rented at $65/month, private domestic Minnie Rogers, 40; roomer Fred Tyler, 49, longshoremen on wharves; grandchildren Archie Washington, 34, and  Naeisa, 31; and roomer William Tyler, 16. All were born in North Carolina.

Minnie Rodgers Prince died 3 December 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Per her death certificate, she was 40 years old; was born in Wilson, N.C., to Peter Rodgers; was married [earlier that year, in Philadelphia] to Willis Prince; and lived at 710 South 11th Street, Philadelphia. She was buried in Wilson.

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