The People of Five Row

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The People of Five Row

By Kim Mayes, ZSR NPIP Community Outreach Intern| @LearnReynolda

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Fig. 1 Henry and Mamie Miller with granddaughters Nancy Sue and Brenda Miller

In 1940, the residents of Five Row presented Mary Reynolds and Charlie Babcock with a pictorial survey, describing the employees and their families who had made their homes in the little village along Silas Creek since it was built in 1915. This album provides valuable insights not only into who lived where and when, but also to the ways in which they cherished a sense of community.

Archival Image from Five Row at Reynolda

This is a compilation of the people who lived and worked at Five Row throughout the 46 years of its existence between 1915 and circa 1960, when it was demolished to build Silas Creek Parkway.  

Jessie Anthony

Daisy Anthony

Ella Dean Anthony

Clinton Bailey

Minnie Bailey

Benjamin “Ben” Bohannon

Leona Bohannon

Brandon Family

Campbell Family

Minnie Gertrude Dean

Willie “Frank” Eaton

Pauline Eaton

Glenn Family

William Hairston

Irene Hairston

Lee Hamlin

Lillie Davis Hamlin

Charlie Hamlin

Everett Hamlin

Sam Hamlin

Lee Hamlin Jr.

James C. “Jim” Holmes Family

Hopson Family

Howard, Charlie

Rev. Howell family

Carl Kimball

George King

Estella King

James “Jim” E. Lash

Cora Lash

Arlene Lash

James E. “Ed” Lash

Ida Lash

Wayne Lash

Jim Long

Henry Miller

Mamie Miller

Harvey Miller

Ellis Pledger

Flora Pledge

Marvin Scales

Willis Shores

Treva Shores

Marvin Smoot

J.D. Spease

Betty Ruth Warren Spease

Margaret Spease

Mamie Ruth Spease

Luther Stimpson

Mary Lee Stimpson

Herbert Stimpson

Carrie Stimpson

Elizabeth Stimpson

Sam Stimpson

Treva Hazlip Stimpson

Walt Stimpson

Barnie Sullivan

Eugene Van Eaton

Essie Van Eaton

Jim Van Eaton

Joe Van Eaton

William Van Eaton

Pluma Walker

Will Ward

Betty Ward

Thomas “Sonny Boy” Warren

Albert Wharton

Monroe Sr. Wharton

Susie Wharton

James Wharton

Monroe Jr. Wharton

William Wharton

George Wharton

John Sr. Wharton

John Jr. Wharton

Richard Wharton

Joe Wharton

Sam Wooten


Be sure to visit the Five Row online gallery to peruse a comprehensive collection of images from our Archives.

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