Goldsboro Headlight, 16 August 1900.
I don’t which Winn this is, but I am certain the Aldridge is my great-grandfather’s brother, John J. Aldridge. Here’s his World War I draft registration card, filed 17 years after this article was published:
(I’ve always wondered about the “skull broken about 12 years ago.”) Johnnie Aldridge not only recovered, but lived another 64 years after his horrific injury.
John J. Aldridge (1887-1964), son of John W. and Louvicey Artis Aldridge.