Wilson Daily Times, 30 November 1944.
In the 1900 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: farmer Littleton Ellis, 73; wife Judy, 55; and children Lucy, 21, Littleton, 18, Sarah, 16, Maggie, 14, Nettie, 12, and Minnie, 10.
In the 1910 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: on Wiggins Mill Road, farmer Littleton Ellis, 27; his mother Judie, 62; and sisters Lucy, 30, Sarah, 24, Maggie, 23, and Lettie [Nettie], 21.
On 31 March 1912, Tim Duncan, 24, of Wilson, son of Tim Duncan and Delia Ann [no maiden name given], married Nettie Ellis, 24, of Wilson, daughter of Julia Ellis, at the Ellis home in Wilson. Missionary Baptist minister William Baker performed the ceremony.
In the 1920 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: Nettie Dunican, 31, “farmerette.” [Is this the same woman? She is described as single.]
In the 1930 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: farmer Timilton Dunican, 43; wife Nettie, 36; and sons Paul, 17, and Connie, 14.
In the 1940 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: on Route 2 Highway 301, owned and valued at $800, Timothy Dunican, 53, farmer; wife Nettie, 50; and son Connie, 23, farm laborer.
In 1942, Sonnie Ellis registered for the World War II draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 9 January 1903 in Wilson; lived at Route 2, Wilson; his contact was Nettie Dunican; and was engaged in farming.
Nettie Dunican died 28 November 1944 in Wilson. Per her death certificate, she was born 10 June 1896 in Wilson County to Littleton Ellis and Julia Barnes; worked in farming; was married to Timothy Dunican; and was buried in Bryant Ellis cemetery.