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September 16, 1920

Thursday September 16 1920   Old Setlers Day   I was Surprised just at breakfst this morning   the Mayor of our town Ed C Jones called & wanted me to give the address of welcome to the assembly which honor I declined as it was rather late for me to formulate an address   too short Notice   I would have been proud to do it if I had even a few hours Notice  Huntsberger came in his auto & we went to the park & decorated the speakers stand & I put many small flags on the trees in the park   I came home & drest & at 9-30  197 more words

1898-1923 Leaving The Farm Behind

They only got $7.

Greensboro Daily News, 5 December 1914.

Though described as “a negro” in this account of his robbery, by 1920 Jesse Ayers and his family were accepted as members of the white community.

Wilson County

September 20, 1919

Sat 20  warm too warm  91 at well house at 2-45 pm  I shaved & changd all my clothes  I geathered a bucket full of fine tomatos  mail late again  I went down town at 10-45  recd a card from Dave & left my papers til aftr dinner  I took laundry from Jones boy & pd 37c  1 shirt & 5 collars  Pm Mother went to Ayers & Mrs Rupe called on the porch awhile this eve  I got pork 54c & Bread 15c

1898-1923 Leaving The Farm Behind

Wanton deviltry.

One hundred twenty years ago yesterday …

Wilson Advance, 14 October 1897.

City Of Wilson

Citizens are aiding him.

Wilson Advance, 12 September 1889.

In the 1860 census of Kirby’s district, Wilson County: Jesse Ayres, 7, mulatto, is listed in the household of white farmer Lawrence Moors… 145 more words

Wilson County

Charley Ayers

CHARLEY AYERS: Mr. Charles Ayers died yesterday morning at seven o’clock at the age of twenty-three years, at the home of his mother in Columbus. The remains will be brought to this city on the noon Pan Handle train tomorrow and the funeral will take place from the First Methodist church at two o’clock. 8 more words

Obituary/Death Notice

Horace Charles Ayers

Charles Ayers, of Columbus, a brother of G.M. Ayers of this city, died very suddenly at 3:20 this morning.  The cause of his death was dropsy.  31 more words

Obituary/Death Notice