GRAYSON
COUNTY
KENTUCKY

Hartford-Herald News...1901



The following information was pulled from the HARTFORD/HERALD NEWSPAPER on microfilm for the year 1901.††† Items found: births, deaths and marriages plus sorted notes of interest.††† My special thanks to the great lady in Texas, who loaned me this tape for this project, the total information found is pure gold.

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JANUARY 2, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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RICHARD BIVENS, formerly of BRECKINRIDGE CO., KY was stabbed in the neck and killed in WARRENSBURG, MACON CO., ILL. on DECEMBER 22, 1900, by MERRIL WAKEFIELD.It is felt Wakefield was from Ohio Co. but not proven yet.

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MRS. NANCY WRIGHT died at her home on the 22nd and was buried in the Adaburg burying grounds, she leaves a daughter.

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MISS BELLE FOREMAN ofADABURG, died on the 18th of spinal trouble, and was buried in the Adaburg graveyard.She leaves her father, 4 brothers and 1 sister.

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MR. J. A. GREER married MISS ANN MASSIE on the 20th at the home of the brideís mother.

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Infant child of GEORGE LEE died and was buried in SUNNYDALE on the 31st.

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JANUARY 9, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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DR. R. I. LANGFORD died on the 1st near SELECT, KY.

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Son born to G. W. TOMBS on the 7th

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Little NEWILWILSON the 4 year old son ofE. V. WILSONofPRENTISS, died of croup on the 6th.

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MISS REBECCA LEE, daughter ofMR. MRS. THOMAS LEE of near SANDERFUR CROSSING, died of typhoid feverat her fatherís home on the 8th.She was buried in the BETHEL CEM.This is the 3rd member of the family to die of this illnesssince August.

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MISS SOPHIA DAVIDSON ofBEAVER DAM married MR. Wm R. FOWLKES ofLAUNDERDALE, MISS. at that place on DECEMBER 30th.

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JANUARY 16, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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JANUARY 23, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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JANUARY 30, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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QUEEN VICTORIA ofENGLAND died on the 23rd.

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MR. CHARLES HOMES married MISS MARY WINFREE in EVANSVILLE, IND. on the 28th.

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MRS. ELIZABETH ASHCRAFT, widow ofWm ASHCRAFT, DIED AT THE COUNTY HOUSE on the 25th and buried there.

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MRS. ROCK, wife ofJOHN L. ROCK ofHORTON, died on the 24th and was buried in the HOPEWELL GRAVEYARD.

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FEBRUARY 6, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Daughter born toCLARK IGLEHEART on 29th.

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Mr. T. B. TAYLOR attended the burial of his sister-in-lawMRS. HENRY TAYLOR at Liberty on the 29th

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MR. JAS. S. TRUNNELL married MRS. MILDRED CALLOWAY on the 20th in UTICA, KY at the home of the brideís aunt, MRS. ANNE LASHBROOK.

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CLARA FULKERSON, daughter ofBUCK FULKERSON of Ceralvo, in the Equality Cem. on the 31st.

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Little Lee, infant son of Thomas Allen of near Ceralvo, died on the 29th of whooping cough.

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MRS. TAYLOR, wife of FILMORE TAYLOR near Cromwell, died on the 31st and was buried in the family graveyard Friday.

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IVAN, the young son of MRS. C. S. TAYLOR near Cromwell, who was accidentally shot about 10 days ago is still in critical condition and not expected to live.

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MRS. ANGELINE HERREL died at her home in Cromwell, on the 2nd.She leaves 3 sons, all grown and heads of families.

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MR. SAM HOWARD died at his home in GREENBRIAR, DAVIESS CO., KY on the 31st and was buried in the family graveyard.He was 92 years old.

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DR. WILL KING, who was stricken with paralysis several weeks ago, died at his motherís home near PARADISE. He was buried at the HOPEWELL CEM.Services were conducted by the MASONIC and KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.

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CHARLES HICKS ofCALHOUN was found frozen to death lying on the roadway two miles from WEST LOUISVILLE.. He had been drinking.

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MR. WILLIAM WOODWARD of near McHENRY died on the 31st in his 82nd year of age.

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HENRY TAYLOR, who was killed by the DEPUTY SHERIFF and some guards in HOPKINS CO. last week, was buried in CENTRAL CITY.

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Estate of J. D. RICHMOND probated

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GUY BURDETTE, the 18 year old son of BEN BURDETTE who lives about half a mile from Utica, was found dead in his bed on the 30th.On the day before, he had been wrestling with Jim Ray, when they both fell, with Guy hitting his head on a stick of wood.The boys were just playing around, in good humor.When Guy got up, he complained of feeling dizzy and walked home and went to bed.

NOTE; In the FEB. 13th issue of this paper, the story changed, in that while wrestling , Jim Ray hit Guy with a TOBBACO STICK, knocking him out for a time period, he has been charged with the death.

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FEBRUARY 13, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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BRO. RICHARD H. BENNETT was born MARCH 8, 1856 and died in peace JANUARY 31, 1901.

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MR. L. L. COIL married MISS MARCELLA EDGE of Adaburg in HARTFORD on the 11th

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MR. WILLIAM BALDWIN of BEAVER DAM, died on the 12th and was buried in the GOSHEN CEM.He leaves a wife and four sons.

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MRS. MELVINA REYNOLDS an aged and well known resident of REYNOLDS, OHIO CO., KY died on the 7th.She was over 60 years old.She was the mother ofMR. C. E. MORRISON, our town Marshal.

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Died at the home of MR. SAM GAINS in FORDSVILLE, ofgrippe on the 6th, MRS. MARTHA JOHNSON, aunt of MR. GAINS.She was buried in the Fordsville Cem.She had lived with the family of MR. A. L. MORTON of Hartford in the years 1889 to 1898.

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Died at his home in HARTFORD, MR. E. L. HERRING on the 6th. He was buried in MT. CARMEL CEM. in BUFORD.He leaves his wife and two daughters, and his brother.His wife was M. F. HERRING

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FEBRUARY 20, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MRS. NANNIE F. CARPENTER, of DANVILLEwas found dead in bed, at the home ofMRS. WILLIAM GEORGE, whom she was visiting in LANCASTER.

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Infant child ofJ. J. WILSON died on the 13th of pneumonia.

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Son born to ORION LEACHon the 14th

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Son born to S. B. GENTRY of near RENDER on the 18th.

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MR. ROBERT MARKS, has left for CROWLEY, LOUUIIANA to make his new home.

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MISS ELLA B. HERRING has been appointed administrator of the estate ofher father E. L. HERRING, deceased.

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The building of a Electric railroad in HARTFORD is coming along.

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MR. ELVIS STEVENS and MISS OLLIE CRABTREE, and MR. BURGESS LEE and MISS NATTIE CRABTREE eloped from McHENRY and went to ROCKPORT, IND to marryon the 18th.The young gentlemen were from Horton.The ladies were visiting McHenry.

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FEBRUARY 27, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Sister IDA B. CARSON was born DECEMBER 5, 1869 and died FEBRUARY 22, 1901.†† She married Wm Q. PARKS on October 8, 1883.She was a faithful Christian, a devoted wife and loving tender mother.She brought up two sons and a daughter of her own, plus she took the motherless babe, a niece of her husband and nursed and cared for her as tenderly and lovingly as she did her own.

NOTE; All other records show that the marriage date should have been October 9, 1881, not 1883 at shown above.

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Son born to ALONZO FRANCE on the 7th.

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MR. JEROME WILLET married MISS BELLE BROWN of NARROWS on the 21st.

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MRS. MARY ANN PORTER of near town, died on the 21st of pneumonia.Her remains were buried in the Milton Taylor Cem. .Her son Van, died on the 19th and was buried there on the 20th.

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MR. GEORGE W. BOND married MISS KATIE McDANIEL ofOLATON on the 26th.

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MR. R. P. BROWN, of ROCKPORT, Ohio Co., Ky, died on the 20th of pneumonia, leaving his wife and t children.

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Prof. and Mrs. L. W. GODSEY saw two of their children die this week, RUBY age 8 months died on the 17th of measles, DEWEY age 3 years died on 20th of the same illness. They were buried in the PLEASANT GROVE GRAVEYARD.This leaves but one child for the parents to hold.

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MRS ANNA SHEPPARD died at her home near Prentiss on the 25th of consumption.

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IVAN TAYLOR son of MR. C. S. TAYLOR of CROMWELL, died at his home on the 25th.He was buried in the family cem.

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ESQ. J. W. TURNER, age 50 died at his home near Buford onthe 14th.He was buried in the Mr. Carmel graveyard.He leaves his wife and 3 sons.

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MR. J. W. BREY of WHITESVILLE died on the 26th of pneumonia at the age of 69 years of age.He was born in Grayson Co., Ky, but moved to Daviess Co. at a young age.He leaves 6 children.

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MARCH 6, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. LYMAN DAUGHERTY ofthe Friendship area died last week of pneumonia.

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MR. JOHN DAUGHERTY died at the home of his brother-in-law, SAM BROWN at Pincheoco on the 3rd of pneumonia.He was buriedin the Greenbrier Cem. in Butler Co., Ky.

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MRS. TINA PORTER, died at her home near Hartford on the 28th of pneumonia.She was buried in the Milton Taylor Cem.This is the 3rd and last member of the family that has died in the past three weeks.

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MRS. SARAH PARK, died at her home in OLATON of the grippe on the 3rd, she was buried in the family cem.

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MARCH 13, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. J. J. FULKERSON, died at his home near Echols, Ky on MARCH 3rd and was buriedat POND RUN CHURCH on the 3rd.There was a large crowd of friends and relatives in attendance at his funeral. Johnny was a good boy.....†† G. H. L.

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MR. HENRY ILER of Beda, will marry MISS MARSHA WEBB near town, today, her parents are MR. MRS. T. E. WEBB.After the marriage, the couple will leave for TOLOMA, ILL. where they will make their home..

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MR. NORBERT E. COOK married MISS CHARLIE ROSS SANDERS both of OWENSBORO, on the 7th.

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On March the 7th,FORREST and NOBLE MILLER, ages 14 and 10, living in Cromwell, Ky, the sons ofJOE MILLER, fearing that mad dogs were about, took the shotgun with them, while chopping wood.After some time had passedForrestwanted to show his brother how he would aim the gun if the dogs showed up, and in the process pointed the gun at his brother, the gun went off, killing his brother.

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MR. FRANK GRAY married MISS ANNIE JONES on the 10th.

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R. PERRY BROWN, died on FEBRUARY 19, 1901 and buried in the COOL SPRINGS CEM.

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MARCH 20, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MISS FRANCIS TICHENOR, daughter ofJ. D. and ELLEN TICHENOR died on FEBRUARY 15, 1901 of the grippe. Leaving her mother and three brothers.

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Quite a tragic killing occurred at the home of MR. JO MILLER, on HALLíS CREEK, at SULPHUR SPRINGS on the 18th.Some trouble had come up between a son of Millerís and a young Capitola Davis or Cap Davis as he is called and Davis in company ofJ. G. DAFFRON, called at the Miller home to adjust matters.Davis being a farm hand, who had been working for Mr. Thomas Duke in the Quality neighborhood.

Young Miller was not home, but his father, the old gentleman mentioned above, became engaged in a warm altercation with the visiting boys.Hot words passed between the trio when Cap Davis raiseda shot-gun and fired at old man Miller, the full load entering his body and killing him instantly.Davis claims that he shot in self-defense.The quarrel, it is understood, was the result of family trouble of longstanding.

Cap Davis came to town yesterday and gave himself up to the authorities and was placed in charge of townMarshal, C. E. MORRISON, who will guard him until his examining trial, which is set for tomorrow.

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MR. FRANCIS WHITE died on March 9thof pneumonia at his home near Ceralvo and was buried on the 10th.His mother MRS. LYDIA WHITE died the 13th of pneumonia.funeral services were conducted at the schoolhouse on the following day by Rev. Shugart.

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The little five-month old child of MR. and MRS. JOHN KEMBLY, died on the 10th at Ceralvo and was buried here.

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CROMWELL NEWS;MR. FLOYD MORRIS married MISS MYRTLE BROWN on the 17th at the home of the brides father MR. JOHN BROWN of PINCHOECO.

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MARCH 27, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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The four year old son ofCLINT CROWE, a farmer who lives two miles from Utica, fell into a pot of boiling water on the 21st, and was burned so badly he died later that day.

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Son born to S. T. CHICK .

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BEAVER DAM NEWS;MR. H. C. LEACH who has been ill for some time is able to be out again.

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SMALLHOUSE NEWS;

Little MABLE, daughter ofORLANDO COX, died in a house fire at her grandfathersMr. F. M. ALLEN on the 21st.Her mother had died only two months ago.She was born on JANUARY 6th.

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Son born to HENRY HOOVER on the 18th

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MR. D. G. YOUNGof BEAVER DAM married MISS EVA HINES ofROCKPORT on the 16th in JEFFERSONVILLE.

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MR. J. W. CARTER married MISS LAURA MONTGOMERY at the WALTONíS CREEK CHURCH on the 24th.

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MR. MRS. A. C. TAYLOR will go to ENSOR, DAVIESS CO., KY for the marriage of MRS. TAYLORíS sister MISS MARY LEWIS to MR. JAMES BAILEYwhich will occur today.

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MR. ALVA JOHNSON died at his parentís home in FORDSVILLE on the 19th.

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APRIL 3, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Little child of MR. MRS. LEVY VOILS died on the 1st and was buried at the SCHROADER graveyard.

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MR. THOMAS C. JAMES, an old and respected citizen of PINCHECO, died on the 1st.He leaves seven children, his wife having died some time ago.

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MR. JOHN ANDERSON of McHENRY died on the 30th and was buried in the McHenry cemetery.

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MR. FOREST WHITAKER married MISS GERTRUDE BENNETT near MAXWELL on the 31st.

NOTE; In another item, the bride is called MISS TRUDE BENNETT.

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Today, at EVANSVILLE, IND.Mr. A. B. RILEY cashier of the BANK OF LIVERMORE will be married to MISS SUSIE JOHNSON.MR. RILEY is the eldest son ofMR. J. C. RILEY, cashier of the BANK OF HARTFORD.MISS JOHNSON is the daughter of MR. D. L. JOHNSON of LIVERMORE.

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Son born to W. F. SCHAPMIRE on the 29th.

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MR. E. D. RENDER and family have moved to TEXAS.

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MR. C. M. NALL, a depot agent at McHenry married MISS MINNIE PATTERSON, daughter ofDR. B. N. PATTERSON of McHENRY today.

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MR. MRS R. R. CUNDIFF went to OWENSBORO yesterday to visit their daughters MRS. GARRETT and MRS. WHALEN.

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MR. LUTHER FIELDEN married MISS SALLIE HENRY on the 31st.

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Daughter born to R. BELL on the 27th.

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BRO. JOHN B. RALPH came into this world nearly 77 years ago and died in peace at his home in Ohio County, Ky on MARCH 21, 1901.He professed religion and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church South when a young man.He lived an acceptable member until death.Bro. Ralph was a good citizen and anobliging neighbor, a devoted husband, a loving father and an humble Christian.He was twice married and the father of six sons and two daughters. One of his sons preceded him to the better world.Brother Ralph has served his generation and the writer held appropriate religious services over his remains after which he body was buried on his home farm.We hope to meet him in heaven.

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The Owensboro Messenger says news has reached it of the death of ALONZO C. HOCKER in the PHILIPPINES, he was a CORPORAL in the SIXTEENTH INFANTRY, who was killed on MARCH 9th at SAN LOUIS ISABEL.He enlisted at Evansville, Ind. in MARCH 1899.He was the son of HENRY D. HOCKER, who now lives in PHILPOT, this county.He was a brother of PROF. J. B. HOCKER and MR. RICHARD HOCKER of this city.

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ALVYE JOHNSON died at the home of his parents near FORDSVILLE on MARCH 19, 1901 of consumption.

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APRIL 10, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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CERALVO NEWS; APRIL 8TH;

Died at her home here MARCH 20, 1901, MRS. FRANCIS E., wife of MR. Wm BLACKBURN.She leaves a husband and three children, a mother, father, three sisters and two brothers and a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss.After funeral services which were conducted by Rev. Shugart, her remains were interred at the burying ground at this place in the presence of a large concourse of friends and relatives.She was about 33 years of age and professed faith in Christ several years ago.She had many friends who loved he, but God saw fit to take her to that bright region where sickness and death are felt no more.

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MRS. FRANK DENNIS died MARCH 31 of consumption at her home near Ceralvo and was buried at NELSON CREEK on the following day.She was 25 years of age.She professed faith in Christ before her death and spoke of the bright hopes she had for heaven.She leaves a husband and one little girl, three sisters and one brother and many others to mourn her loss.

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Infant child ofMR. MRS. ANDY ROWAN, living near SHINKLE CHAPEL area died on the 7th and was buried at MT. HERMON CEM. the next day.

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MRS. CAROINE DAHL, mother of the well known fur dealer, PHILLIP DAHL died at his home on the 6th in OWENSBORO in her 82nd year of age.

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MISS BEULAH COOTS died on the 4th in her home in BEAVER DAM of pneumonia.

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MR. W. T. ASHBY one of OHIO COUNTYíS best citizens, died at his home near ROCKPORT on the 2nd of the grippe.He was buried in the West Providence Cem.

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MR. MARION ST. CLAIR died on the 3rd at his home near Olaton and buried in the Salem cem. on the 4th.

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On MARCH 27, 1901 MRS. MISSOURI LEE, wife ofMR. DAVID LEE died at their home, she was 51 years old. and died of pneumonia.

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MRS. MINNIE B. CRABTREE, wife ofMR. ED. CRABTREE was born on OCTOBER 22, 1871, married ED. CRABTREE on MAR 30, 1898 and died on MARCH 28, 1901.

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APRIL 17, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Son born to H. C. POWERS of NARROWS on the 15th.

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COL. JOHN PETER SMITH, a former resident of Hartford and a very prominent citizen of FORT WORTH, TEXAS died at his home in that city on the 11th.

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STEVEN R. WILLIAMS has died on MARCH 6, 1901.

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APRIL 24, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MRS. ELIZA G. SWAIN died on the 19th at Prentiss, Ky.Wife of ALLEN SWAIN, who died 23 years ago, she was called AUNT LIDA.

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Son born to R. D. WALKER on the 19th

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MAY 1, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Son born to MR. JOHN J. McHENRY of LOUISVILLE on the 25th, HENRY D. McHENRY.

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W. W. PARK eloped with MISS PEARL DODSON on the 26th,this being their second try... this time they were not stopped as her parents were out of town.

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MR. IKE SELBERT eloped with MISS ANTHA MAPLES to ROCKPORT, IND the first of last week, they have returned and set up housekeeping in Hartford.She is 16 years old and he is 19.

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At RUMSEY, McLEAN CO. KY on the 29th, MR. DAVID BURTON shot and killed his wife in front of her fatherís home,( MR. JOHN STORY) then shot and killed himself.They had been married but a few months, yet did not get along, she had returned to her fatherís home, Mr. Burton when there asking her to return to him, she refused and he shot her, then shot himself. He was 35 years old and she was 23.

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Work is coming along on building a Electric Railroad between HARTFORD and Beaver Dam.

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WILLIAM MORTON WILLIAMS has died.

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MAY 8, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. VAN DAY, of near HORSE BRANCH, OHIO CO, KY was hit and killed by a train near his home on the 6th.

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MR. J. P. COLEMAN and wife visited MRS. COLEMANS, sister MRS. LOYD HOCKER of COOL SPRINGS on the 5th

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MAY 15, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MAY 22, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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JUDGE R. R. WEDDING married MRS. DEBORRAH C. PETTYat the brideís home in OWENSBORO on the 19th.MRS PETTY was the widow ofJAMES PETTY ofJonesboro, Ark. and the daughter ofMR. J. R. COPPAGE ofOhio Co,. Ky. and sister to MR. J. R. COPPAGE of OHIO CO. and MR. W. H. COPPAGE, the jailer in Leitchfield, Grayson Co., Ky.

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Son born to JOHN A. SMITH on the 27th

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Son born to THOAMS H. HAMILTON on the 24th

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At the old homestead, two and one-half miles north of ROCKPORT, KY., six of his brothers and sisters and nine of his eleven living children met on the 10th of May 1901 to celebrate the 65th birthday of REV. D. J. K. MADDOX and also the birthday of his oldest sister, MRS. MARY B. ROWE.There were present at this reunion 34 people of the immediate family.Although one of his sisters MRS. ELEANOR A. TAYLOR, whose home is in Texas and two of his brothersJ. B. andW. N. MADDOXcould not attend, all who were present spent together a most delightful and happy day.

This is indeed a remarkable family, of the three sons and seven daughters of JOHN MADDOX, only two daughters have passed away, the oldest is 81, the youngest is 60, the average age is 70.

REV. D. J. K. MADDOX has been actively engaged in the ministry for nearly 45 years, and West Providence church of which he is a member, has in that time sent out 8 preachers from the Maddox family, 7 of whom are still living and two others of the same name have been licensed by other churches.†††††††

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MAY 29, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Infant child ofBEN GRAVES died on the 26th

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Daughter born to CHARLES P. TURNER on the 26th†† 9 pounds

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MISS MITTIE HOOVER, daughter of LIGE HOOVER of near HORTON died on MAY 2, 1901 of consumption.

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JUNE 5, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. ED WADE died at his home on the 25th of rheumatism and was buried in the ADABURG CEM.

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MAY GORMAN, daughter of JOHN andRACHEL GORMAN, died on APRIL 23rd, 1901 at the age of 23 years.

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JUNE 12, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Daughter born to E. P. NEAL on the 8th†††††† 14 pounds.

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MRS. MARTHA HALL of SANDERFURíS CROSSING died on the 9th and was buried in the BETHEL CEM.

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JUNE 19, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Little GUY ROARK, son ofTHOMAS ROARK of McHENRY, KY. died on the 12th during surgery. at Hartford, Ky. at age 10 years.He was buried in he FISHER CEM. near McHENRY, KY.

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JUNE 26, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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SMALLHOUSE NEWS;

at the home of her father, ALVA CALLOWAY, OPAL CALLOWAY,died on JUNE 5th her age was 15 months.

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It is planned that on JULY 2, 1901, MISS BESSIE FITZHUGH NAVE of OWENSBORO, the daughter of MR. MRS. JOHN H. NAVE who formally lived in BEAVER DAM, will marry MR. CALRENCE WOODWARD HUDSONofDIETZ, WYOMING.

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It was noted by this writer that a number of people had gotten sick or died in the paper from PARIS GREEN, did a search on the net to find out what this was..... it is ARSENIC.

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JULY 3, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Daughter born to JOHN MILLER of McHENRY on the 30th.......

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MR. J. P. HARL of near BARRETTíS FERRY, KY was given a grand surprise dinner for his 65th birthday on the 30th.In another news item he is called JACK HARL.

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A little child ofLONNIE PETTYdied on the 28th and was buried in the PLEASENT GROVE CEM.

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Little child of ERNEST TRUMAN died on the 28th of flux and was buried in the FORDSVILLE CEM.

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The 5 month old child of IKE FORDdied on the 30th of brain fever.Itís mother died a few months ago, it had been given toMR. MRS JOHN NIX to raise.

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JULY 10, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MISS LYDA TICHENOR died at her home near POINT PLEASANT on the 4th of the flux.She was buried in the family graveyard near ROSSíS RIPPLE.

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Infant child ofPEN FULKERSON ofCERALVO, KY died on the 7th and was buried there.

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MISS RUTH MORRIS ofCENTRAL CITY visited MISSES PEARL and JESSIE NORRIS last week.

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Daughter born toR. T. COLLINS ofHARTFORD on the 4th.

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MR. A. M. MASON ofGREENVILLE married MISSELIZABETH GRIGSBY of AIRDRIE on the 4th

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MR. DOWEL ST. CLAIR ofOLATON died of old ageon the 6TH and was buried in the family burial grounds at PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH in GRAYSON CO.†† He would have been 77 years old on the 19th of this month.He married MISS RUTH PEMBERTON on AUGUST 11, 1845, they had 11 children of which.His wife and 6 children survive him.

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On the 7th, in OWENSBORO, KY.there was a family reuniongiven at the home of MR. J. H. BOZARTH, the DEPUTY SHERIFF of OWENSBORO.Among those present were his 75 year aunt, MRS. SUSAN SHARP,his 74 year aunt, MRS. ETHEL JONES,his 74 year old aunt, MRS. SUSAN SUTTON and his 69 year old uncleSIDNEY BOZARTH.All these people live in DAVIESS and OHIO CO.KY.

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JULY 17, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MRS. FRANCIS STEWART, widow of the late WILLIAM STEWART, died at the home of her sonR. B. STEWART ofCROMWELL.

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MR. WILLIAM G. MARTIN, aged 78, one of DAVIESS COUNTYS eldest and most widely known farmers died of paralysis on the 14th at his home in HABIT.

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MR. W. H. DOOLEY age 55, died at his home near Hartford from a stroke, on the 14th and was buried in the MT. HERMON CEM.†† He leaves his wife and six children to mourn him.

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MR. ALLISON NALLEY of near LIVERMORE, died on the 12th at the home ofhis son MR. FINLEY NALLEY.He was born JANUARY 30, 1825.Two son survive him, FINLEY and H. TAYOR NALLEY.He was buried in the Buck Creek cem.

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MISS CLARA BARNES, the beautiful young daughter of MR. JOHN T. BARNES met an untimely death on the 12th.The OWENSBORO MESSENGER reports she had hold of her brothers arm, while stepping from an excursion barge, when suddenly the warfboat receded a slight distance and in an instant she fell through the opening into the river.She was 18 years old.

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JULY 24, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Infant son of JOHN LEE ADDINGTON died on the 8th and was buried in the Equality Cem.

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MRS. G. W. TOMES died at her home on Washington St. in Hartford on the 20th of typhoid fever.She leaves her husband and two children to mourn her. She was buried in the Sunnydale Cem.

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JULY 31, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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CROMWELL, KY.

At the home of the late JAMES WILLIAM SHIELDS,one mile north-east of Cromwell, the following family members held a one day reunion on the 28th.MR. DICK WISE and his wife and granddaughter of BLACK ROCK, ARK.,MR. RICHARD SHIELDS and family of COOL SPRINGS, KY., MR. BIRCH SHIELDS and wife ofSELECT.BETTIE SHIELDS, WARREN SHIELDS and family, THOMAS TAYLOR and family, OZIAS TAYLOR and family Cromwell, Ky.This is the first time the family has been together for a number of years and probably they will never meet again as they have become widely scattered.†† MR. A. D. TAYLOR took a group picture in the forenoon of the family.

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MR. BARNETT HUDSON of Buford died of old age on the 23rd and was buried in the MT. CARNEL CEM.

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MR. ROBERT A. BIBB, a conductor for the VIRGINIA / SOUTHWESTERN RAILROAD whose home is BRISTOL, TENN. fell between the cars at BLUFF CITY, TENN on the 25th and was crushed to death.He was the sister of MRS. McDOWELL FAIR of HARTFORD and was 45 years old.He leaves a wife and four children.

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AUGUST 7, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. SAM SHEFFIELD,CENTERTOWN died of consumption on the 31st and was buried in the PROVIDENCE CEM.

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MR. MRS. A. C. TAYLOR returned on the 4th from ESSOR where they had attended the burial of MRS. TAYLORíS sister MRS. J L. BURKHEAD.

NOTE; Same paper this was found;

Mrs. Carrie Burkhead, wife ofMR. J. L. BURKHEAD, died at her home in PUEBLO, COLORADA, on the 31st.The remains were brought to Ensor, Daviess county and buried in the family burying grounds Saturday morning.Mrs. Burkhead, who had been in failing health for the past few years was taken by her husband, on the advise of her physician to Pueblo last April in hopes of her ultimate recovery.she improved for awhile but afterward took worse and died as above stated.Mrs. Burkhead was a sister of MRS. A. C. TAYLOR of HARTFORD.

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MISS KATIE STEWART daughter ofPROF. WILLISGREEN STEWART died at her home in MANDA on the 31st and was buried in the MT. PLEASANT CEM.

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A little five month old child of MR. MRS. R. W. RAGLANDofROSINE, died on the 30thof cholera and was buried in the ROSINE CEM.

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AUGUST 14, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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TAYLORVILLE, KY, AUGUST 8TH

A scene that reminded he older citizens of slavery days was witnessed to-day when Auctioneer Crabb stood on the Court House steps and sold Sy Lewis, colored, to the highest bidder.A large crowd was present, but no one seemed anxiousto bid on the darky, probably because it was uncertain whether one could get any real benefit from the negro if he bought him.††He was finally knocked down to Arch Hays, a young farmer near town at $2.00.Lewis was sold into servitude for period of nine months upon being convicted at the last term of court of vagrancy.

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While Ben Daugherty was working in a well near Prentiss, he was overcome by foul air, and when an attempt was made to draw him out, the rope broke when he almost reached the top.He fell a distance of thirty feet and when he was taken out, life was extinct.He was 22 years and leaves a family.

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Son was born and died a few minutes later on the 10th to PROF. ROSS.

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Son born to JAMES PHELPS, another Democrat for OHIO COUNTY.

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TIM AUSTIN, FRED W. DANIEL and WILLIAM DALTON havejoined the ARMY.

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AUGUST 21, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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DR. Z. H. SHULTZ married MISS RACHEL SANDERFUR at the brideís home in HARTFORD on the 15th., she is the daughter of MR. MRS. J. P. SHADERFUR.They will make their home in PLEASANT RIDGE, KY.

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MRS. KATIE DUNCAN, wife ofW. G. DUNCAN, died at her home at GREENVILLE, KY. on the 18th. of heart problems. She was buried in the CAVE HILL CEM. in LOUISVILLE, KY.

Among those who attended the service; DR. BOHANNON, MR. MRS. O. C. ROLL, D. S. DUNCAN, MRS. F. L. FELIX and son DOUGLAS FELIX, MISS ANNA RICHARDSON, MRS. C. W. TAYLOR.

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AUGUST 28, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. D. W. EADS of the OWENSBORO area, died on the 24th of heart problems. He was born JUNE 4 1835 in MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY.He married MISS NANCY E. TURNER on JUNE 20, 1858 and they had six children,FRANK M. of CLOVERPORT, KY, Wm Z. , JUNISU J. , MRS MINNIE WILSON, MRS. JULIA LAMB and MISS BESSIE. of Owensboro.He was the youngest son of BARNET and ELIZABETH EADS, of their children only ROBERT of GREENVILLE, JOE of MADISONVILLE, KY andGREEN EADS of LONELLA, TEXAS are alive.

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MRS. JOE DAHL ofSETTLE, WASHINGTONhas sent a telegram that her husband lost his life in the sinking of the steamer ISLANDERlast week.They had been in the area for some three yeas, having left OWENSBORO 9 years ago..†† He was the brother ofMR. PHILLIP DAHL of OWENSBORO.

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HENDERSON, KY... MR. JACOB SIGLER, a farmer was killed by his mule running away, throwing him out of his vehicle, his head hitting a stone.

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MR. S. P. TAYLOR of BEAVER DAM married MISS EMM AUSTIN on the 25th in Calhoun, Ky at the home ofMR. JO EVANS.

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MISS AMBIE FORD diedat the home of her brother in WOODBINE, VA. on the 24th of typhoid fever.Her remains were buried in the Fordsville cem. on the 26th.She is the sister ofDR. E. W. FORD of HARTFORD.She was one of†† OHIO CO.íS sweetest, and most lovable young ladies an visited Hartford often, she will be deeply missed.

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MR. G. T. CARY of CALHOUN died on the 26th of consumption.He was a prominent Lawyer for Western Kentucky.He was buried there on the 27th.

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SEPTEMBER 4, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. CHARLES TICHENOR ofHEFLIN and MISS PEARL HOLBROOK of BUFORD eloped toROCKPORT, IND and married on the 28th. and returned on the 29th.

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MRS. LUCY IGLEHEART, of near PALO died on the 31st of consumption and was buried in the family cem.

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SEPTEMBER 11, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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THE REV. D. J. K. MADDOX and his wife have filed for divorce.

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PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY was shoton September 6th.

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MR. L. R. BALES, died at his home ten miles north of HARTFORD of appendicitis, leaving a wife and one child.

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SEPTEMBER 18, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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PRESIDENT McKINLEY is DEAD.

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MR. GEORGE L. KLEIN has returned to his home in QUINCY, ILL with his mother who will be visiting him for a extended time.

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MR. H. O. SCHROADER the well known photographer will bring his floating studio on the 1ST.

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Died in BEAVER DAM on the 12th, MRS. ELIZABETH A. BOSWELL, wife ofHENRY BOSWELL who died 23 years ago.She was buried in the Liberty cem. She was 73 years old.She left 4 boys and 2 girls.

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MR. W. T. LEA, age 77 died the 12th two and one-half mile west of Owensboro.She leave his wife, age 66 with five children.The children are; TOM J. LEA, the former tax collector of Owensboro, but now in Seattle, Wash.,H. D. LEA of BRITISH COLUMBIA,MRS.W. G. HARDWICK ofHARTFORD,MRS. B. F. ELDER and MRS. Wm HOLLAND who live on the farm with their father.

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JOHN LAWTON KLEIN, age 22, died on the 19th at the home ofhis mother in HARTFORD of typhoid fever.For eight years he had worked for the Herald.He was buried in the Oakwood cem. beside his sisterwho preceded him only a year ago of thesame disease.

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SEPTEMBER 25, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. JAMES R. WHITE, died on the 20th. On January 6th he would have been95 years old.He leaves his wife and four children, they are; JAMESWHITE, MRS. ELIZA LERSHER, MRS. MARY HERRELL and MRS.SARAH DUNN.

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MR. F. P. AMBROSE married MISS ESTELLA MAY MANKER on the 23rd in HARTFORD.

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MR. WAYNE RENDER has moved to NORMAN, OKLAHOMAto make his new home.

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MR. ORIN LEACH and family will leave Hartfordthis week for OKMULGEE, INDIAN TERRITORY, where he will engage in the Livery business with his brother.

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ADABURG, KY.the funeral of MR. NATE HOOVER was preached on the 22nd

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Infant child of MR. ISHAM LANDRUM ofSMALLHOUSE, KY died on the 21st of brain fever and was buriedin the Equality Cem.

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OCTOBER 2, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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ORVAL, the little son ofTHOMAS CROWDER died on the 26th of croup and was buried at MT. PLEASANT CEM.

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Daughter born toM. T. WESTMORELAND on the 22nd

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OCTOBER 9, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MISS ANNIE CONDICT ofCENTERTOWN, died on the 2nd of typhoid fever and buried at EQUALITY CEM.

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ANNIE MAY CONDIT, who died at the home of her parents in CENTERTOWN, KY. OCTOBER 2, 1901 of typhoid fever was the daughter ofJ. W. and SARAH CONDICT, and was 13 years 5 months 5 days old.

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CHARLES GRADY, age 60 took a ounce of laudanum yesterday and died from it today.He lived in Owensboro.

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OCTOBER 16, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Infant child of WILLIAM DEAN ofHINES MILL died on the 14th

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OCTOBER 23, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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Son born to WILLIE TICHENOR ofMATANZAS, KY on the 15th.

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MRS. QUINTON BALLARD died at her home near HORTON on the 13th. and buried in the MILTON TAYLOR CEM. on the 14th.

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REV. A. B. MILLER and his wife, former citizens ofOHIO CO. KY., died recently in LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS.Their deaths were only three days apart.Typhoid fever was the cause of their deaths.Rev. Miller was an uncle ofJUDGEJ. P. MILLER, and his wife was a MISS WILSON, a descendent ofthe WINCLIFFES and a cousin of GOVERNOR BECKHAM.Rev. Miller interred the ministry at 18 and is about 68 years old at the time of his death.†† His wife never knew that he died.She had worn herself out nursing him and after she took sick her case was so hopeless that it was deemed best not to inform her of her husbandís death.

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JUDGE JOHN P. MORTON died at his home in HARTFORD on the 16th and was buried in the OAKWOOD CEM.

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OCTOBER 30, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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At the home of MR. MAT ALLEN ofnearSMALLHOUSE, on the 3rd, his grandson MAT KING, age 18 died.MAT KING was the son ofJAMES KING of near HALLS CREEK, OHIO CO. KY

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MR. WARREN ROARK died at his home near McHenryon the 23rd and was buried in WALTONíS CREEK CEM.

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NOVEMBER 6, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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NOVEMBER 13, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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J. A. KISSINGER, son ofS. F. KISSINGER of FORDSVILLE, shot and killed himself in SAN ANTONIA, TEXAS on OCTOBER 29, 1901.From the letter he wrote to his parents, it is reported he was depressed over the death of his wife, Bella in MAY 1901 in MEXICO.He was buried in SAN ANTONIA.

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MRS. DR. ELIZA MORRIS,ofRUSH SPRINGS I. T. is the guest of MR. W. B. MILLER and family.

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MR. J. E. COLE formerly of OHIO CO.KY. and now in DAVIESS CO. KY. married MISS ELIZABETH TOWNSLEY, of DAVIESS CO. on the 7th in HARTFORD.

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PROF. S. C. STEVENS formerly of OHIO CO. now of LEXINGTON, KY married MISS LOUISA HUMPHREYinMIDDLESBURG, KY. last week.

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NOVEMBER 20, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. BUD ALLEN married MISS SALLIE CUMMINGS in HARTFORD on the 14th.

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MR. THOMAS JOLLY, a well known farmer of BRECKENRIDGE CO. and brother to ATTORNEY GEORGE W. JOLLY died on the 18th from being kicked by a mule. Mr. Jolly wasa 40 year old single man.

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SAM BAIRD, of MATANZAS, KY. who had been hauling logs for MR. J. D. BELL, died on the 18th of typhoid fever.

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NOVEMBER 27, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MRS. CORA PATON WILSON, wife ofE.VINCE WILSON ofPRENTISS, died on the 13th of blood poisoning.She was buried in the Liberty cem.She leaves her husband and one child to mourn her. She was the daughter ofMR. G. W. PATTON, who now lives in TEXAS.

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MR. R. H. ROBERTSON and MISS ELLA HENDRIE, daughter ofJOHN HENDRIC will marry today in ROCKPORT, KY.

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MR. GEORGE C. RHOADS of CENTERTOWN died on the 13th of typhoid fever and buried in WEST PROVIDENCE CEM.†† He leaves his wife and one child to mourn him.

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MRS. MALINDA TYRO, one of OHIO COUNTYíS old and respected citizens, died at the home of her son DR. PENDLETON TYRO near HARTFORD, the first part of last week.

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DECEMBER 11, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MRS. JEFF BELL of BUFORD died on the 4th.She leaves her husband and 10 children.She was buried in the MT. CARMEL CEM.

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DECEMBER 18, 1901 WEDNESDAY

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MR. HOWARD GRAY marriedMISS FANNIE THOMASON were married on the 11th atSEVEN GUMS, UNION CO. KY. They are visiting MR. MRS. D. L. MILLER near HARTFORD, MRS. MILLER is the sister of MRS. GRAY.

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