vaccination

Report of vaccinations, pt. 5.

In the winter of 1902, doctors in Wilson County commenced a vaccination campaign to counter the spread of smallpox across North Carolina. Physicians in the county were paid ten cents per resident inoculated and sent in lists of patients to justify their fees. Dr. T.L. Brooks, who operated Brooks & Whitley, Druggists, with W.R. Whitley, practiced in Black Creek and surrounds. In February 1902, the County paid him $13.70 for fees and expenses related to 136 vaccinations.

The following list of African-American patients is abstracted from the roll Dr. Brooks submitted to the County:

Earnest Parker, 17

Fred Dawson, 19

Francis Farmer, 22

Nettie Atkinson, 22

Nellie Atkinson, 19

Julia Fields, 18

Naomy Atkinson, 15

Sallie Jordan, 16

Lucy Atkinson, 14

Jane Jordan, 13

Cresy Whitaker, 12

Charity Fields, 8

Rosa Jordan, 13

Nettie Newsome, 10

Lewis H. Newsome, 7

Alford Jordan, 9

George Jordan, 11

Patsy Whitaker, 19

Mary Jordan, 9

Matthew Whitley, 16

Clara Crumidee, 13

Orangy Barnes, 23

Geo. Dew, 26

Bud Crawford, 26

Frank Tomlin, 30

Bud Tomlin, 18

John Whitley, 56

Richard Whitley, 19

 

Report of vaccinations, no. 4.

In the winter of 1902, doctors in Wilson County commenced a vaccination campaign to counter the spread of smallpox across North Carolina. Physicians in the county were paid ten cents per resident inoculated and sent in lists of patients to justify their fees. Dr. Edwin G. Moore practiced in Elm City and surrounds. On 3 February 1902, the County paid him $52.70 for fees and expenses related to 164 vaccinations (including ten pounds of sulphur used to treat three houses.)

The following list of African-American patients is abstracted from the roll Dr. Moore submitted to the County:

Sidney Harriss, 8 January 1902, age 18

Clarence Drake, 8 January 1902, age 14

Fred Gaston, “, age 12

Ivy Barnes, “, age 15

Nellie Ellis, “, age 17

Blanche Barnes, “, age 12

Haywood Ellis, “, age 13

Martha Ellis, 9 January 1902, age 20

Haywood Ellis, “, age 10

Lily Hall, “, age 18

Cora Gaston, “, age 16

Violet Bullock, “, age 16

Lena Armstrong, “, age 18

Wm. Armstrong, “, age 7

Ricks Whitaker, “, age 14

Ben Whitehead, 10 January 1902, age 19

Jennie Bunn, “, age 16

Ivrah Farmer, “, age 23

Almeta Williams, “, age 14

Mag Bullock, “, age 12

Elmer Gaston, 11 January 1902, age 9

Alma Gaston, “, age 7

Tom Coggins, “, age 16

Mag Armstrong, “, age 14

Etta Kelly, “, age 14

Pearly Mitchell, “, age 11

Viola Kelly, “, age 8

Flossie Gaston, “, age 7

Ada Gaston, “, age 15

Georgia Gaston, “, age 17

Serena Hunter, “, age 12

Julius Mitchell, 13 January 1902, age 10

Nina Gaston, “, age 13

Walter Locus, “, age 11

James Rosser, “, age 9

Maggie Ricks, “, age 16

Mancy Gaston, “, 9

Gus Gaston, “, 7

Malvina Johnson, 14 January 1902, age 16

Arie Williams, “, age 15

Catherine Hall, “, age 6

Anna Belle Hall, 15 January 1902, age 12

Minerva Anderson, 16 January 1902, age 15

James Anderson, “, age 9

Jno. Red Barnes, “, age 18

Redmond Barnes, “, age 66

Kinny Ellis, ” , age 17

Will Barnes, 17 January 1902, age 26

Scilla Parker, “, age 40

Nathan Williams, 18 January 1902, age 60

Alice Williams, “, age 40

Emma Williams, “, age 14

Melvina Whitehead, “, age 42

Wily Bynum, “, age 38

John Ellis Sr., “, age 46

Ed Barnes, “, age 27

Caroline Reid, 20 January 1902, age 21

Farro Sanders, 21 January 1902, age 13

George Sanders, “, age 13

Wily Barnes, 30 January 1902, age 30

Jno. Ellis Jr., “, age 19

Nan Williams, “, age 13

Miscellaneous Records, Wilson County Records, North Carolina State Archives.

Report of vaccinations, no. 3.

In the winter of 1902, doctors in Wilson County commenced a vaccination campaign to counter the spread of smallpox across North Carolina. Physicians in the county were paid ten cents per resident inoculated and sent in lists of patients to justify their fees. Dr. S.H. Crocker practiced in the Stantonsburg area. What follows is a list abstracting all patients he described as “colored.”

Moyton, N.C., _________190_

Jan. 10

Ann Mercer, female, age 60

Henrette Applewhite, female, age 31

Annie         “   , female, age 4

Marvin       “   , male, age 2

Jane Ellis, female, age 60

Henretta Ellis, female, age 18

Jemima   “    , female, age 16

Chery     “      , female, age 15

Norfleet   “     , male, age 10

Hardie     “      , male, age 9

Ed           “       , male, age 8

Kansas     “      , female age 22

Jan 11 1902

Jennett Barnes, female age 6

Amos Ellis, male, age 42

Cherry  “  , female, age 40

Lena     “     , female, age 8

Lizzie   “       , female, age 15

Mack   “        , male, age 6

Sam     “         , male, age 17

James  “        , male, age 9

Dick Hall, male, age 21

George Wynn, male, age 19

Jim Hall, male, age 19

Louis Barnes, male, age 16

Robt Barnes, male, age 13

Fannie McCowen, female, age 21

Elizo Barnes, male, age 18

Ivey     “       , male, age 14

Nora   “        , female, 8

Ed       “       , male, age 10

Mamie  “       , female, age 9

John     “         , male, age 19

Sarah   “          , female, age 42

Jan 12 190_

Emma Artis, female, 15

Hallie Artis, female, 11

Lillie Artis, female, 8

Marcellus Artis, male, 6

Ed Artis, male, 10

Jan 14 1902

Sherard Ellis, male, 29

Henry Falk , male, 35

Willie Ellis, male, 8

Robt     “     , male, 6

Lizzie “        , female, 4

Maggie    ”  , female, 3

John Mayo, male, 38

Jan 18 190_

Emma Sauls, female, 16

1/19 1902

Connie Artis, male, 5

Amond   “     , female, 30

Lucy Batts, female, 8

John Applewhite, male, 22

Henry Burnie, male, 40

1/25 1902

Charlie Ruffin, male, 23

Alma Lucas, female, 20

Ralf     “       , male, 5

Ed       “        , male, 1

Joe     “      , male, 25

Florance  “       , female, 20

Columbus  “      , male, 14

Elvin   “      , male, 1

Hannah Burrus, female, 48

Lillie Applewhite, female, 23

Robt. Farmer, male, 7

Ida       “     , female, age 13

Kattie    “   , female, age 11

Harriette   “  , female, age 9

Jan 28 [illegible] to Date

William Hall, male, age 51

1/31 1902

John Sherrod, male, age 26

Zillie Howard, female, age 9

Mary Jane Lane, female, age 24

Charlie       “      , male, age 6

Leoroy       “        , male, age 4