Studio shots, no. 223: Walter Harris.

Walter Harris (1917-1936).


In the 1930 census of Bailey township, Nash County: Martha Harris, 32, widow, farmer, and children James W., 14, Walter, 12, Mary, 10, Rosa, 8, and Leroy, 7.

On 21 November 1932, Walter Harris, 15, of Nash County, N.C., married Maggie Cotton, 16, of Old Fields township, in Old Fields township, Wilson County.

Walter Harris died 28 September 1936 at Mercy Hospital, Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was 19 years old; was born in Wilson County to William Harris and Martha Newsome; was married to Maggie Harris; worked in farming. Martha Cotton of Bailey, N.C., was informant; he was buried in Nash County.

Photograph courtesy of user Neshele Godfrey. Detail shown here.

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