The obituary of Georgianna Forte Artis.

Wilson Daily Times, 15 October 1949.


In the 1910 census of Mary Fort, 38, widow, and children Maggie, 10, Georgiea A., 9, James A., 6, Mamie R., 4, and Minnie B., 1. Mary and Maggie Fort were farm laborers “working out,” i.e. as hired hands.

Nathan Artis, 29, of Pikeville married Georgie Anna Fort, 25, of Goldsboro on 8 January 1929 in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina.

In the 1940 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: laborer Nathan Artis, 39, wife Georgiana, 37, and children Bertha Lee, 17, Virginia, 14, and Minnie Louise, 7.

Georgianna O. Artis died 14 October 1949 in Stantonsburg. Her death certificate reports that she was born 16 June 1903 in Wayne County to James Ford [Forte] and Mary Coley.

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