Service of Memory for Ada Daniel Williams.

Ada Daniel Williams died in Washington, D.C., and was returned to Wilson for burial. (The typist was one key off when typing her middle name for the funeral program.)


In the 1910 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: on Tarboro Road, widow Venus Farmer, 60; children Jamarmah, 38, Rhodie, 28, John D., 22, and Flora Farmer, 13; son Zecal McCaw, 34; and [granddaughter] Ader D. Farmer, 4.

Jerry Williams, 34, of Wilson, son of John and Mary Williams of Edgecombe County, N.C., married Rhoda Farmer, 20, daughter of Daniel and Venus Farmer, at the bride’s sister’s house in Toisnot township, Wilson County. Frank Savage, Ned Barnes, and Jonas Bynum witnessed.

In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 217 Manchester, wood cutter Jerry Williams, 42; wife Rhoda, 38, laundress; and daughter Ada, 14, nurse.

In the 1930 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 211 Manchester, owned and valued at $800, laundress Rhoda Williams, 49, widow; daughter Ada, 24, cook; and grandchildren Aline, 5, and Inza, 3.

Rhoda Williamson died 19 August 1931 in Wilson. Per her death certificate, she was 46 years old; was born in Wilson County to Daniel Farmer of Virginia and Venus Woodard of North Carolina; was a widow; lived at 211 Manchester; and was buried in Wilson [most likely, Vick Cemetery.] Ada Williams was informant.

In the 1940 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 211 Manchester, owned and valued at $800, tobacco factory laborer Ada Williams, 34, and daughters Allean, 14, and Inza, 13.

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