The obituary of Edgar Moore.

Wilson Daily Times, 17 April 1948.


In the 1900 census of Rocky Mount township, Nash County: on Thomas Street, Edmon Moore, 43; wife Zannie, 45; and children

Ron 31 December 1902, Eddie Moore, 21, of Nash County, son of Edward Moore, married Addie Winstead, 18, of Nash County, daughter of Charles and Rhoda Winstead, at Charles Winstead’s house in Nash County.

In the 1910 census of Rocky Mount township, Nash County: farmer Edgar Moore, 28; wife Addie, 24; and children Viola, 6, Pauline, 4, Grover S., 2, and Olivia, 1.

In 1918, Edgar Moore registered for the World War I draft in Nash County. Per his registration card, he was born 15 March 1882; lived at Route 2, Rocky Mount; worked as a farmer for W.D. Carter; and his nearest relative was Addie Moore.

Addie Moore died 9 November 1919 at the state hospital, Fork township, Wayne County, N.C.; was born in 1875; and was married Edgar Moore. She was buried in Elm City, N.C.

In the 1920 census of Taylor township, Wilson County: farmer Edgar Moore, 37, widower, and children Viola, 16, Pauline, 13, Grover, 12, Ameda, 10, Edgar, 9, Zannie, 7, Effner and Hattie, 5, George, 4, John, 2, and Fenner, 10 months.

In the 1930 census of Taylor township, Wilson County: farm laborer Edgar Moore, 48, and children Pauline, 24, Ometia, 21, Edgar, 19, Jannie, 17, Efner, 16, Hettie, 15, Hermond and John, 14, and Fenner, 11.

Edgar Moore died 14 April 1948 at 608 East Nash Street, Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 16 March 1882 in Nash County to Edmon Moore and Zannie Daniel, both of Wilson County; resided at Route 2, Elm City; was separated; was a farmer; and was buried in Williams Chapel cemetery.

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