I’m not related to any member of this family.
1940 is the last available census at this time.
Census takers were hired for their ability to write or print and not necessarily spell correctly.
North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975
about William R Mcdaniels
Name: William R Mcdaniels
Birth Date: 6 Feb 1880
Birth Place: North Carolina
Death Date: 8 Feb 1962
Death Location: Micro, Johnston
Spouse's Name: Anna Pearce Mcdaniels
Father's Name: Willis Mcdaniels
Mother's name: Caroline Rains
Residence: Micro, Johnston, North Carolina
Need 1st names + DOB's + birthplaces for Willis & Caroline.
You wrote - "(his last night in whatever form it really was) or Nancy "Caroline" Rains". WHAT do you mean by "his last night"????
Where [city/state] did Nancy "Caroline" [Rains] McDaniel/Daniel/Daniels die in 1904?????
She should appear in the 1900 census.