Free-Issue Death Certificates: ARTIS.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Adam T. Artis. Died 10 Feb 1919, Nahunta, Wayne County. Colored. Married. Born 19 Jul 1831. Farmer. Parents unknown. Buried in Artis graveyard. Informant, Frank Reid.
Richard Artis Sr. Died 12 Feb 1923, Great Swamp, Wayne County. Colored. Married. Farmer. Born 1850 in Wayne County to Solomon Artis and Sar[illegible]. Informant, Richard Artis Jr.
In the 1850 census of Greene County: Adam Artess, 18, Jane, 17, and Charity Artess, 13, in the household of white farmer Silas Bryant. Next door, their mother and siblings: Vicy Artess, 40, Zilphy, 22, Louis, 8, Jonah, 7, Jethro, 5, and Richard, 1. [Sidenote: Adam Toussaint Artis was my great-great-great-grandfather. — LYH]
John Artis. Died 30 Aug 1839, Greene County. Born 1859, Fremont. Widower of Lucy Artis. Son of Alford Artis and Eliza Edmondson. Farmer. Informant, John Eddie Artis.
W.B. Artis. Died 20 Nov 1911, Goldsboro. Resided 510 E. Spruce Street. Colored. Married. Barber. Age about 65. Son of Henderson Artis and unknown mother. Informant, William B. Artis, Jr.
Wealthy Artis. Died 10 Nov 1928, Nahunta, Wayne County. Colored. Widow. Farmer. Born Wilson County to unknown parents. Buried Jones cemetery. Informant, Richard Artis.
In the 1860 census of Nahunta, Wayne County: Asberry, 14, Nancy A., 17, Richard, 11, Welthy, 7, and Simson Artis, 1, in the household of white farmer Burket Barnes.
Susiannah Artis. Died 11 Sept 1931, Nahunta, Wayne County. Widow of Richard Artis Sr. Age 74. Farmer. Born Wilson County to unknown and Nicy Linch of Wilson County. Informant, Richard Artis Jr.
George Artis. Died 26 Jul 1928, Brogden, Wayne County. Colored. Married to Annie Artis. Age unknown. Born Wayne County to Abcent Artis and Mary Eliza Artis.
In the 1860 census of Buck Swamp, Wayne County: Absalom Artis, 32, wife Eliza, 22, children John F., 4, James W., 2, and George W., 3 mos., plus Mary, 35, Henry, 16, and Bunyan Mitchell, 14.
North Carolina Death Certificates; US population schedules.