Ransom

The entire upper story was a mass of flames.

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Wilson Daily Times, 24 March 1911.

In the 1900 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: liquor dealer Grant Foster, 32, wife Maggie, a teacher, 27; and stepson Hugh T. Ransom, 3.

In the 1910 census of Town of Wilson, Wilson township, Wilson County, at 438 Spring Street: widow Maggie J. Foster, 40, and son Hugh R. Foster, 12, plus lodgers Annie Johnson, 25, a teacher, and Harris Biggs, 21, a cook.