Saint Alphonsus P.T.A. plans Christmas events.

Wilson Daily Times, 13 December 1945.


  • Gail Peacock — Winifred Gail Peacock (1939), daughter of Levi H. and Eloise Reaves Peacock
  • James Robinson — probably, James Thomas Robinson (1939), son of William H. and Anna Hines Robinson
  • Kirkland Green
  • Josephine Collins — Josephine Gwendolyn Collins (1939-1982), daughter of Ike and Lula Brown Collins.
  • James Taylor 
  • Wendell Hines — Carl Wendell Hines Jr. (1940), son of Carl W. and Ruth J. Hines.

The Barnes sisters write Santa.

Wilson Daily Times, 17 December 1930.

Four years later, Mary Barnes’ younger sister wrote Santa:

Wilson Daily Times, 22 December 1934.


In the 1940 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 1020 [Wainwright], William Barnes, 58, cotton mill engineer; wife Julia, 55; children Evylene, 25, beautician in beauty parlor, Mary, 19, and William, 17, shoeshine boy in shoe shop; and “adopted daughter” Nebraska, 11.