Wilson Daily Times, 21 July 1949.
In the 1910 census of Faison, Duplin County, N.C.: William Carr, 41; wife Dora, 41; and children William P., 17, Jesse, 16, Cicero, 15, Willie M., 13, Eliza, 11, and Vance C., 6.
In the 1920 census of Faison, Duplin County, N.C.: William Carr, 50; wife Dora, 49; and children Sam, 23, and Calvin, 17.
On 5 December 1925, Calvin Carr, 23, son of William and Dora Carr, married Lena Blount, 19, daughter of Aaron and Millie Blount, in Wayne County, N.C.
In the 1928 Hill’s Wilson, N.C., city directory: Carr Calvin (c; Lena) lab h 421 Stantonsburg
In the 1930 Hill’s Wilson, N.C., city directory: Carr Calvin (c; Lena) janitor h 421 Stantonsburg
In the 1930 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 419 Stantonsburg, bank janitor Calvin Carr, 27; wife Lena, 23, private cook; and sister-in-law Ina Blount, 25.
In the 1940 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 104 South Vick, Calvin Carr, 36, “messenger man” for National Bank, and wife Lena, 34, private housekeeper.
In 1942, Vance Calvin Carr registered for the World War II draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 5 September 1902 in Duplin County, N.C.; his contact was Lena Carr; and he worked for National Bank of Wilson.
In the 1950 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 309 Stantonsburg, Calvin Carr, 47, National Bank porter; wife Lena, 42; and daughter Joyce A., 7.
Calvin Carr died 8 January 1956 at Mercy Hospital, Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 5 September 1901 in Duplin County, N.C., to William Carr and Dora Brock; was married to Lena Carr; lived at 309 Stantonsburg Street; and worked as a janitor.
Clipping courtesy of J. Robert Boykin III.