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The estate of Henderson Bagley.

Late in the winter of 1906, Henderson Bagley closed his eyes in death. Born a slave, perhaps in Nash County, he had defied odds to accumulate a sizable estate in western Wilson County. 1,411 more words

Births Deaths Marriages

Top Landing Spots for Vick in His Final Year

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Michael Vick, who is arguably the greatest mobile quarterback to ever play the game, has announced that he will retire after the 2016 NFL season. 243 more words

Sports

One acre, more or less.

This Indenture made and entered into this the 28th day of Sept., A.D. 1877 between R.J. Taylor and wife Sallie A. Taylor of the first part and… 413 more words

Wilson County

Michael Vick Documentary presented by B/R

Bleacher Report produced a 5 part series of former number 1 pick Michael Vick that first debuted on July 11,2016. The series concludes tonight and will detail how Michael Vick is now an advocate for animal rights. 277 more words

Sports

Farmer v. Vick.

After her husband Gray Farmer’s death in July 1893, Argent Farmer went to court to get what she felt was hers. She filed suit against… 313 more words

City Of Wilson

Lincoln legacy.

Lincoln University College and Theological Seminary Biographical Catalog 1918 lists nine Wilson-born African-American men among the school’s former students. Nearly half — John H., William H., … 62 more words

Education

In which grimly bald-faced assertions of privilege are roundly rejected, and children are returned to their family.

Letters from the files of the Goldsboro Field Office of the Freedmen’s Bureau, which had jurisdiction over Wilson County:

Wilson N.C. 4th June 1867

C.C. Compton Major U.S.A. 1,781 more words

Slavery