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Wilson, Evelyn Mary Elizabeth

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Wilson, Evelyn Mary Elizabeth
February 24, 2007 09:44PM
The Jubilee History and Biographical Sketches of the [Black] Liberty
Association, G. R. Ford. Printed and Published by Times Publishing
Company of Smith's Grove, Ky., 1916. Also taken from Barren's Black
Roots, Vol. 3, Michelle B. Gorin, (C) May 1993. Used by permission.

EVELYN MARY ELIZABETH WILSON, daughter of James and Sallie Wilson was
born at Glasgow Junction, Ky., December 1, 1882. She entered the public
school of Glasgow at the age of 7 and finished said school at the age of
fourteen. Afterwards she attended the Glasgow and State Normal Schools.
When thirteen years of age she professed a hope in Christ and became a
member of the the First Baptist Church of Glasgow. She taught Sunday
School for a number of years in said church and served as assistant
clerk of the church, also as secretary of the Liberty Baptist Sunday
School Convention and of the Third Congressional District Teachers
Association for four years or more. At the age of fifteen she began to
teach school and for the last twenty years in succession, has taught
successfully in the schools of Barren County.
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