The obituary of Edgar Mitchell.

Wilson Daily Times, 26 May 1950. 


In the 1910 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: on Tillman’s Road, Allen Mitchell, 54; wife Eliza, 44; and children Frank, 20, James, 16, Junius, 13, Allen, 11, Floyd, 9, Earnest, 7, Pearlie, 5, Edgar, 3, and Madie, 2.

On 25 December 1925, Edgar Mitchell, 22, of Greene County, son of Allen and Eliza Mitchell, married Gertrude Joyner, 19, of Greene County, daughter of Walter and Clora Joyner, in Speights Bridge township, Greene County, North Carolina.

In the 1930 census of Speights Bridge township, Greene County: farmer Edgar L. Mitchell, 26; wife Gertrude, 25; and son Edgar, 3; boarders Thomas Wood, 23, and Edward McKinley, 21; and Ethel Pope, 20.

In the 1940 census of Wilson, Wilson County: on New Bern Street, fertilizer plant laborer Edgar Mitchell, 31; wife Gertrude, 27, tobacco factory laborer; and son Edgar L., 13.

In 1940, Edgar Mitchell registered for the World War II draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 15 October 1906 in Wilson; lived on Hadley Street, Wilson; his contact was wife Gertrude Joyner Mitchell; and he worked for Contentnea Fertilizer Company.

Edgar Mitchell died 24 May 1950 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 11 September 1905 in Wilson County to Allen Mitchell and Eliza Williams; was married; lived at 1009 Stantonsburg Street; worked as an oil mill laborer; and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery. Pearl Barnes, 1013 Woodard Avenue, was informant.

Wilson Daily Times, 31 May 1950.

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