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05 December 2011

Admiralty Case listing Colored Names and Addresses

In The District Court of the United States for the Southern District of Alabama, Mobile, Alabama,
Admiralty Case #2357 Re: James S. Patterson, administrator of Estate of Alvie Jones, A.K.A. Alvin Jones, deceased vs Inland Waterways. 1942 
 Alvin Jones, a Negro, was a longshoreman. While employed by Terminals Inc. unloading a barge slipped, fell overboard and drown in the Mobile River.  In court documents his dependents were listed as; 
Lena Jones widow, and minor children under the age of 14, Arthur Lee, Dorothy Ree, Ethel Mae, Ollie James, Ruth Ola, Theresa, and Shirley. [all last names were Jones]  
 Also in court records are the following Colored names and addresses, some with employment info;
James Williams
653 Walnut Street, Mobile, Ala. 
Employed by Terminals, Inc.
Walter Kennedy
604 Dearborn St. Mobile, Ala.
Employed by Gypsum Plant
Lena Jones
267 Locust St. Mobile, Ala.
Willie Pettiway
505 S. Washington Ave. Mobile, Ala.
Employed by Terminals, Inc.

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