THE ANDALUSIA TIMES FROM ORIGINAL MICROFILM
January 2, 1907
Died: Mr. J. N. Rushton died Christmas night. He came from
Died: The little three year old daughter of Mr. J.P. Stanley died about 4 O’Clock Saturday.
Died: Rev. W. S. Jones informs us that his father-in-law, Mr. Sam Boswell of
cancer and was 86 years old.
Died: Mrs. Cora O’Neal, wife of C.R. O’Neal on the 28th ult.
Died: Miss Sallie Collier was called to
Died: A Babe of Mr. Wash Taylor of Sanford was found dead in bed a few mornings ago.
Died: Jack Richburg died a few days ago.
Born: W.H. Williams has a new baby girl in the house at Route 4.
Born: Jesse Jackson and wife of Shady Hill have a 8 lb. girl.
Married: P. Strickland, stiller for W.W. Varn and Miss Carolina Henderson married Christmas night.
Married: Mr. Thos. Dozier and Miss Maybelle Kilpatrick were married Christmas day.
Married: T.R. Worthy and Mrs. Amanda Edgar of
The 11 year old son of Mr. J.M. Hildreth had his right arm amputated as the result of a gun shot wound.
Dave Taylor has bought a house and lot in
Mr. Sammie Mason of
Miss Lucy Pope and Miss Francis Pope of Chancellor,
January 9, 1907
-Born: a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Claude Turner on Monday last.
-Married: Miss Mattie Lee Strother and Mr. W.A. Moore were married at the home of the brides mother, Mrs. J. L. Strother on Jan. 6th.
-Married: J.C. Hutcherson and Miss Vassie Liles of Red Level were married last Sunday.
-Married: Charles Strickland and Miss Lizzie Garvin of Gantt.
-Married: Mr. Cyrus Tart and Miss Maggie Keffe of
-Died: Bud Watkins, son of W.B. Watkins of Iola, died on the 23rd of December.
-Died; Hezekiah Wise, a citizen of Iola, died December 21st.
-Died: F.S. Bass was injured in a wreck near Pink Tuesday and died. His remains were carried to Union Grove in Ga. He was 23 years old and leaves a wife and 2 children.
K.P. Powell of
Jake Martin who killed Jack Kennedy at Falco on Dec, 24 will be given a preliminary hearing on Jan. 10th.
George Rodenbery has been arrested on the charge at the murder of a white convict who was attempting to escape.
Mr. A. L. Rankin of Andalusia spent Christmas with his parents here- Brewton
Capt. T.A. Broughton of Andalusia was a visitor in
S.H. Gillis returned to
W.D. Taylor is with T.E. Henderson & Co.
Mr. Rome Ward left for
Green B. Nalls, who went to
George Rottenberry was arrested last week for murdering Richard Claison during the summer near
--Land Office- Montgomery, Ala.-Notice is given Nov. 21, 1906 that Ella Mitchell, widow of William W. Mitchell, deceased of Dozier, Ala has filed notice of her intention to make final 5 year proof in support of his claim.
Visitors to Andalusia:
J.E. Weaver of Opp, Mr.
January 16, 1907
-Married: Mr. Willie Gunter of
-Died: Mr. John Rose died Jan. 10th of typhoid fever. His death occurred at Merrill, Miss. Mr. Rose resided at
-Died: Mr. Julius Caton lost his third and last child Saturday.
Spencer H. Collins of
-Died: Rev. H.A. Guinn, a Baptist minister who once lived in
January 16, 1907
Uncle Dred Pagley has been seriously sick.
Mrs. Abe Raley and Mrs. S.F. Barnes of Heath are improving.
Rev. W.F. Martin of laurel Hill, stopped overnight with his daughter Mrs. G.W. Dunson on his way home from Brantley.
Miss Morgana Jones, spent several days with her Uncle R.H. Jones has returned home to Dadeville Ala.
Miss Arvenia Leonard, daughter of Starke Leonard of natural Bridge, Fla., is visiting her cousin, Miss Willie Leonard.
George Mulkey of Heath shot himself in the leg the other day.
R.E. Anderson, who on November 3 killed E.J. Boykin has been indicted for murder –
Mr. Gilmore lost a leg in the saw mills at Luverne.
John Powell has sold his place a few miles south of
Amos Hardy does painting.
Wm. Leonard of McCrae is spending time with his brother, H. H. Leonard near
Mr. Fred Rushton has sold his place to Mrs. J.L. Strothers place, east of town.
Visitors to Andalusia:
January 23, 1907 -
Born: Born on Thursday, a son to Orie Allen.
Died: The wife of Mr. Ed Robinson died a few days ago at
Died: Mr. John diamond, one of
Married: Miss Ella Hart and Mr. Dan Henderson, they reside below
John E. Mancil of Evergreen purchased a home of messrs. J.A. Brown and C.H. Stewart on Oak and 1st Str.
H.A. Lundy killed 16 fat hogs on Sunday.
E.R. parker arrived from Andalusia Tuesday to be at the bed-side of his brother, Dr. E.T. Parker.- Brewton
Dr. Terry and Mr. Payne went bird hunting at
H.V. Haye’s wife and little boy have both been seriously ill in
P.H. Enzor has bought J.W. Mill’s place at
Ben Hart and wife of Beck visited Mason.
T.R. Douglas, Quincy Gillis, Louis Moore, Stacy Gillis, Laurence Moore, Hundley Douglas and Henry Hart have all gone to Atmore where they have employment.
Ben Hill of Brewton was in Mason Sunday.
W.W. Moore of Mason will soon move his family to
Louis Langford and family have moved from Mason to
Miss Bertha Folsom spent Monday in
Mrs. B.H. Lewis is visiting friends in
Jas. L. Stewart bought a fine pair of mules.
Visitors to Andalusia: J.T. Penton of Florala, W.H. Daughtry of
January 30, 1907
Born: Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Shreve have a new daughter.
Married: Miss Ursie Hart and Mr. Arthur McCreary of Brooklyn married at the home of Mr. Rueben Hart of
Married: E.C. Joiner and Miss Bellsia Crowder married at Mr. Joe Crowder’s in
DIED: Dr. E. T. Parker, a physician of Brewton died a few days ago. Mr. E.R. Parker of
Died: Mrs. W.B. Manning, relict of W.B. Manning, deceased, died at her home in Florala a few days ago.
Jacob Benton of Opp passed through Friday night on his way home from
Marshall Kye Smith of Samson killed a prominent citizen. Office Smith is now in jail at
Charley Kilpatrick of Heath visited his brother G.W. Kilpatrick of
D.H. Metheen bought a five residence and lot from B.F. Stuckey in
Mr. J. H. Rose has 2 sick children.
Rev. W.S. Jones has moved to Heath.
J. H. Rose went to
A. L. Larken went to
Miss Maggie Mae Robinson is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.D. Henderson of
Mr. Merriwether of Heath has moved to
John Mancil recently bought property in
W.L. Walling, the clever young Western Union operator in Andalusia, resigned & will be moving to
Clyde Kelley of Slocum, managers of the Morris Lumber Co’s mill, visited
Jim Lord recently shot George and Bill Holmes. The parties resided near the line of Crenshaw and Coffee. The wounded men are in dangerous condition.
Miss McMilliam, who was at one time a teacher in the
A.C. Wilder has moved to
J. E. Savage is building anew place in
Gordan Hunter of
Eugene Grant from the Florala news is in town.
Montgomery, Ala Land office notices:
---December 10, 1906- George W. Johnson, of
---January 9, 1907- Daniel L. Hataway, Of Dozier,
---January 9, 1907- Orsey R. Kersey, Of
---January 7 1907—Wade H. Gunter, of Andalusia, Ala. Witnesses: Andrew L. Jordan, Elzy Walker, Giles C. Gunet, James A. Hutto, all of Andalusia, Ala.
--Decemder 4 1906—John A. Richburg of Andalusia, Ala. Witnesses; William R. Huckaba, John F. sanders, William H. Bass, Alonzo F. Rowell, all of Andalusia, Ala.
February 6, 1907
-BORN: James Bass of Route 4 has a baby boy.
-Born: Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Brooks, a son a few days ago.
-Married: Miss Mattie Lee Carter, daughter of Mr. Yance Carter, near Andalusia, and Mr. Lawson Mancill of
-Married: Green Hutcheson of Loango and Miss Mary Wilkinson of red Level were married on Thursday.
-Married: Johnnie Carter and Miss Lophelia Acree, daughter of D.M. Acree were united in Marriage on Sunday.
-Died: The little child of Will Frazier of red Level was buried at
Chas. D. Henderson of Troy has been appointed president of the railroad commission by Gov. Comer.
Castleberry is the home of the Brawners, W.N. and J.E. Brawner of
Maj. B.H. Lewis and wife visited Dozier and Rose Hill.
Miss Alice Taylor left Friday on a trip to Opp.
C.E. Fellows has moved into his new residence on
Mrs. Emma Furlow visited relatives at
S.G. Seeley, residing at Route 4 sold out and moved to
Cleve bean, who has been spending time in Wing,
Mrs. Taylor of Andulusia was called to Heath Tuesday by the sickness of her mother, Mrs. J.C. Barton.
Mrs. Theoxana Gunter of
Hon. N.B. Powell of Opp., W.W. O’Neal of Heath, N.P. Powell, ESQ., of Opp., J.W. Powell of Opp., Prof. Thomas W. Capps of Heath, Frank Chesser of Feagin, E.A. Brantley of Loango.
February 13, 1907
Died: Uncle Jim Johnston died at his
home near Oakey Streak on Monday of last week, he was about 70 years old &
has a brother in Red level, Jacob Johnston.
Married: Miss Rosa Snowden and Mr. Will Flowers of
Mr. C.W. Snowden.
Married: Homer E. Goolsby to Miss Minnie Lee Howell, her parents are Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Howell.
Died: James Watson, the young son of J.A. Watson and wife, died at the home of his Uncle last week.
The Fiddlers Convention given by The Woodman of The World:
The judges were: Prof. C.F. Capps, Circuit Clerk W.H. Jones and City Marshal J.H. Aplin. The prizes are as followes:
1st- J.W. Youngblood, 2nd Bully Aunstin, 3rd Will Rushton, 4th R.L. Youngblood, 5th J.E. Carter, 6th Will Thames, 7th J.F. Terry, 8th W.A. Hutcheson.
R.S. Whatley went to
John Jay is quite sick.
Lawrence Williams of Red Level has gone to
Mrs. John Cooper of River falls was shopping in
J.E. Childress was in
March 6, 1907
Died: Johnny Mason died by an accidental discharge of his gun.
Died: Mrs. Roper, a widow, died with pneumonia. She leaves several children.
Born: Born to Claud O’Neal and wife, a son.
W.J. Belin is engaged in the turpentine business near
Alroy Mason’s new dwelling at
James Floyd and wife and son Abner of Conecuh River have been quite sick.
N.B. Dixon of Rome, whose barn was destroyed by farm has been rebuilt.
Jim Halford shot his grandfather, Marsh Smith and his Uncle, Clay Smith. Halford was carried to
W.E. Moore of Ponds was in
J. A. Tadlock, a merchant of Heath was in
Buddie Bagley and William Anderson Mock of near this place, attended an entertainment at Mason a few nights ago.
Mrs. Joe Patterson of Heath, spent several days recently with her daughter, mrs. Lee Finkley of
March 20, 1907
Died: Mr. Jess Sasser was found dead in bed at his home.
Died: The wife of Allen Findley of River falls died on Sunday. She was the former Miss Hitson. She leaves a husband and several children. She was laid to rest at
Born: Jackson Stokes of Adellum has a new baby girl.
Born: Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Belin, a son.
Uncle Dred Bagley is in his 86th year.
Judge A.J. Fletcher, 79 years old, came to Andalusia from
Uncle David Barrow is about age 79.
Mrs. Martha Plyes of
J.M. Nall is in his 89th year.
Uncle Johnnie McQueen is at the advanced age of 85.
Miss Lizzie Mock and her brother, William Anderson of
Died: Uncle Jim Johnston died at his
home near Oakey Streak on Monday of last week, he was about 70 years old &
has a brother in Red level, Jacob Johnston.
March 27, 1907
Married: J. L. Hollond and Miss Nora Dunn married Sunday.
Married: D.E. Kilpatrick and Miss Ponds near
Died: Mrs. William Redmon’s 6 month old baby strangled on mile from it’s bottle.
March 27, 1907
Mrs. M.A. Diamond of Beck is spending
the week with her parents at Hick’s Mill.
G.W. Loveless and his son, George started home when a pin which held the shafts in place slipped slipped out. The load of freight scattered promiscuously along the highway. Mr. Loveless had several ribs broken, George had one or more ribs broken and injured severely about the back & hips.
Coleman Thames of River Falls has gone to
Doctor and Mrs. Pennington went fishing Tuesday.
Miss Helen Mahone of Andulusia has been spending a short while with her parents in
J.M. Wyatt of Loango was in the office here Fiday.
Mrs. J.H. Houston is home again after visiting relatives.
April 3, 1907
Died: Last Saturday, the 2 little sons of Mr. James Pagett, living near
Died: W.H. West shot and fatally wounded F.H. Frazier then put the pistol ball through his own brain in
Died: John Davis of Highland Home was bitten by a Moccasin and died.
Vick Murphy of
Miss Ella Stanley and Mrs. King of Opp are visiting friends and relatives in
Charlie cook returned home Thursday from
Jefferson Whitman of Haymon,
Miss Mary E. McIver who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J.M. Robinson for several weeks has returned to Brewton.
April 10, 1907
Born: Dr. and Mrs. J.C. Hill of South Three Notch
Chappell of Opp was killed by a falling tree during a storm Friday afternoon
last. He was a brother-in-law to C.H. Johnston. The body was carried to Riley
burial ground for Interment.
Died: The little six year old son of J.M. Stanford died Friday night.
Died:SEVEN PEOPLE KILLED BY CYCLONE.
7 persons, 5 white and 2 colored were killed by a cyclone that passed through Luverne Friday. The dead are: Kames Knowles, Son of James Knowles, Hugh Farrior and two children, Jule May, Negro. Mrs. Farrior was fatally hurt at Bradleytown, Samuel Brown and the two children were injured. Dan Jordan was seriously hurt.
Died: Mr. Lawrence Lindsey died at his home. He was lying
in bed & struck by lightning yet his wife and child who were also in bed
were unharmed. Mr. Lindsey was a son of Mr. Emanuel Lindsey and a brother to J.M.
Lindsey. His remains were laid to rest in the family burial ground six miles
Died: John C. Lewis, brother to Judge B.H. Lewis of this place died at his home in Denning Texas on the 5th of April. He was 54 years old and a native of
Married: Mr. E.W. Cooper to Miss Gussie Salter. The bride is the youngest daughter of Judge and Mrs. J.L. Salter.
-Will Etheridge, Flagman on the Falco Train, missed his foothold and fell under the wheels, both legs were mangled and amputation was necessary.
-W.L. Howell has moved to Beck.
-Mrs. Arthur Patrick was quite sick.
-Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Mays visited relatives in
S.J. Smith, W.R. White. Beat 2- all owner unknown.
Beat 3- Mrs. Annie T. Black, O.L. Bryan, Henry Kendrick
Beat 4- A.B. Mays Beat 5- J.M. Odom Beat 6 –unknown owners
Beat 9- Dr. W.R. Belcher, O.R. Blue, Nute Johns, Della Paul, Richard Johnson, D.D. Roberts. J.H. Thompkins,
Beat 10- G.W. Bracken, J,M, Carter, Mike Elliott, Joseph H. Givens, S.O. Smith
Beat 12- Mrs. R.F. Fitzhugh of Red Level, Beat 13- F.M. McKinney, Mrs. Richardson, H.J. Wise.
Beat 18- Mrs. F.C. Hays, Mrs. J.T. Soloman Beat 19- D.H. Richardson
May 1, 1907
Married: Arthur Bush and miss Jennie Vines ere married at
Died: A little five month old daughter of John Henry Williams died Monday night & was buried Tuesday.
Died: Wm. Flowers, a wealthy saw mill man of
Died: M. Tucker, a citizen of
S.W. Mahone of
May 8, 1907
Born: Born to Mr. And Mrs. Bibb Stewart, an eleven pound son on Thursday.
Died: Mrs. Chas. Horton died at the family home Sunday morning. She was 28 years old and leaves a husband and a little son about 3 years old. Her remains were carried to
Joe Stanley and W.K. Smith, the men arrested upon warrant sworn out by R.C. Beagle, a detective, charged with having burned the Ackerman family at
Horace Jones and wife of
May 15, 1907
Married: Mr. Claude Harrison of Searcy and Miss Velma Jones of red Level were married on the 5th.
Died: Harvey Brooks, age 19, drowned in
Died: Mrs. Minnie Murphy (nee Easley) died at her home in Daleville Sunday and her remains interred in the cemetery of that place yesterday. She leaves a a husband and one child.
May 1, 1907
Mrs. Burnett left on a visit up the
Richard Penton and Johnnie Miller from Florala were in town Thursday.
Bud Patterson of Loango has a fever.
Kennard Kendall and mother, Mrs. R.J. Kendall of
Mrs. James Taylor has been quite sick for several days.
An alligator was killed in Mr. Worthington’s yard at Mason last week.
Little Spencer Kierce of Andalusia, is spending time with his grandparents, T.C. King and wife- Greenville Advocate
May 22, 1907
Born: J.B. Watson is all smiles, it’s a girl, Mrs. Watson is not doing to well.
Died: Mrs. H.M. Murphy died at the family home in Daleville on Monday the 13th. She was the daughter of Mrs. M. Easley of
Died: The body of Charles Williams, the young man who drowned in
G.W. Mason and Family of Mason have moved back to
J. M. Barnes went to
In Evergreen-The residence of Mrs. Eunice Sampey was burned Friday morning. The fire so alarmed Mrs. Robbins, the aged mother of Mrs. Sampey that she died of fright.
A.C. Wilder has a very sick child.
Lee Smith took a day off last week & went fishing at Gantt.
R.S. Whatley left a few days ago for
Jimmie Smith, son of Joseph Smith narrowly escaped being killed by a falling tree while at work in the woods.
The house occupied by Mrs. Tyne, a widow, was struck by lightning on Tuesday.
Miss Walton who has been spending a few days with her cousin, Mrs. C.E. Fellows is visiting relatives at
June 3, 1907
Born: Mrs. Brown, wife of a farmer living near sandy Creek church in
Born; born to Rev. and Mrs. E.W. Smith of Adellum, a daughter on May 30th.
Born: born to Green Odom and wife of
Born: born to Henry Brewer and wife near
Died: Mrs. James Lowery of
Died: Joseph Cole died at Heath on Thursday he was in his 35th year. He leaves a wife and three small children.
Died: a little six week old babe of mr. and mrs. Bully Austin died Monday and was buried Tuesday.
Died: Ben Thomas died Friday of last week, he was about age 22. He leaves a mother, brother and sister.
Married: Miss Nora Horne and Mr. Allen Sconyers were happily married Sunday at Hagler’s Mill.
Married: S.W. Ridelhoover and Miss Alice McGraw were married at
Married: Mr. Burnett Prestwood and Miss White, one of the teachers of
A cotton bloom was discovered at Sid Barnes place in Heath.
Barney Graves of
Mrs. W.T. Prestwood was called to Florala last week by sickness of her sister, Miss Allie Hart, who died a short while after her arrival.
Jake Martin who was charged with killing young Kennedy at Falco was found Guilty on Tuesday by Jury.
Dr. Sellers and wife of Red Level were called to
Tommie and Bosie of Heath each have a fine crop.
Miss Eva Jernigan visited Mrs. Rainer of
W.R. Teele had a valuable mule to die.
Henry Hussey lost a valuable horse.
Mrs. L.P. Driggers with her little baby, of Andalusia, is spending several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Mixon in
June 10, 1907
Died: The grandchild of Rev. M.J. Barnes, which was buried at
Died: a little child of Arthur Edge and wife of Spring Creek, below
Died: W. B. Carter, near Ponds, a member of the primitive
Mrs. Emma Brinks of
Noah Davis of Falco went to
Died: Mrs. Frank Ward of Feagin, died after undergoing an operation for a tumor that supposed weighed 75 lbs. She lived only 8 hours after the operation. She leaves a husband and little boy.
Died: A son of Van White, residing at
Died: A son of Mr. Jourd Ammonds of
Frank Watts of
THE ANDALUSIA TIMES
July 3, 1907
Died: A little child of Robert Watson of Beck died last Thursday and was buried at
Died: A little child of Jno. I Hart died Monday and was buried Tuesday.
Misses Idell, Minnie and Bessie Adams of Andalusia are the guests of their Aunt, Mrs. J.O. Bryan. Their brother Tom Adams was here last week and returned home.-
G. B. Martin, east of
Mrs. Black of
Cleve Bean went to
S.B. Milligan will leave this week on a trip to
Mrs. Burnett is visiting relatives at
Mrs. Donagher of
Miss Carrie Mallory is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. G. Woodall.
Master Joe Martin left Sunday to visit his parents in
Albert Taylor the son of the ex-tax collector Taylor, who has been in
J.T. Law of
July 10, 1907
Died: The 2 month old babe of Robert Watson died recently in Beck.
Died: Miss Nobie, the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bringhurst, living near Red Level was fatally burned by an explosion of a kerosene lamp.
Deputy Sheriff John Prestwood and Tom Jernigan went over to Chapman & hall’s camp, near Loango Sunday to arrest a negro, the negro opened fire on Jernigan & got away and Mr. Jernigan’s wound is not necessarily fatal.
The saw Mill of G.E. Hicks located about 3 ½ miles below
Mrs. W.E. Dillard is in
Miss Rosa McKenzie of
Mrs. W.J. Hamilton of
Miss Gillis of troy is visiting her cousin Miss Bertha Folsom on
W.T. Wise left Tuesday for an extended visit to Gasden.
Mrs. Mary Russell, after a long visit to her son Mack in
July 17, 1907
Married: Miss Bertha Folsom and Mr. John G. Sessoms were married at the home of the bride’s father on East Three notch Street on Thursday. The bride & groom are from
Died: John W. Weaver and Thomas B. Bolling were killed during an electrical storm near Opp. Their manner of death may never be known.
John Weaver was about 27 years old & the son of James Weaver.
Died: Will Chesser met tragic death Sunday last, under the influence of whiskey, in
Elder S.D. Wiggins and wife of
Mrs. Nancy Herrix, 106 years old, of
Little Miss Leonanie Allena and Venola Woodall are on a visit with their grandparents in
Mr. Wash Harrell of Birmingham, is visiting his mother Mrs. W.R. Turner in Andalusia.
N. Dubois was arrested and jailed fro shooting a negro in Opp.
For sale, 40 Acres valuable farming land. A.Z. Cobb.
Frank Brown of
Mrs. Huggins, an aged lady of Hilton, is visiting her grandson, J.A. Taylor of
We are informed an operation will be preformed on Mrs. J. A. Howell, daughter of Mr. J. A. Howell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Rushton, next Saturday.
July 24, 1907
Married: Miss Mattie T. Guice and Mr. Merrell Shehan of
J.V. Henderson of
Master Hendrix Jeter of
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor of Opp have moved to
Coroner Thomas not being home, Judge Thames of
Mr. E.S. Collier and wife, left Sunday to spend a few days near Opp.
Miss Carrie Montgomery is visiting her sister, Mrs. Wynn.
I will pay the highest price for chickens and eggs. J.A. Taylor.
Mr. Fletcher Hagood came near losing a child to drowning last week.
July 31, 1907
Married: C.W. Horton and Miss Lou Stokes were married Sunday last at River Falls.
Married: A.M. Miller and Miss Josie Welch were married at Loango last Sunday by W.I. Hutchison.
Married: William Smith and Georgia Belle Seale were married by Squire E.A. Brantley at Loango Sunday last, at the home of the bride’s father, Mr. C.C. Seale.
Died: H.T. Babcock of
Died: Killing at Bradley: July 27, 1907 Montgomery Advertiser- News of the killing of Joseph H. Givens at Bradley, 25 miles east of Brewton was received here yesterday. His wife received severe chastisement at the hands of her drunken husband, who was also cruelly mistreating her and pulling her hair. Procuring a shot gun, it is said she deliberately shot and killed Givens. Givens was about 45 years in age.
The jury term of the city of
J.E. Rawls, S.A. Howell, C.O. Lowman, J.M. Bailey, John G. Foshee, J. J. Bell, W. M. Sturtevant, J.N. Short, David Batson, J. J. Lamar, A.T. Powell, R.S. Whatley, J.T. Cockcroft, Wm. Rigdon, A.J. McDaniel, G.W. Mason, S.J. Kolb, J. N. Findley, J.M. Johnson, G.W. Morris, J.S. Boles, W.E. Moore, C.C. Lenhart, J. S. Martin.
Capt. Edward Crenshaw of
Lucien Rye is here on a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Rye.
Saturday Morning J.F. Howard shot George W. Bagley in the Hart & Bagley wood & iron shop. 3 shots were fired by young Howard. Bagley fell to the floor & died instantly.
Young Howard is about 23 years of age, single, while Bagley was about 52 years old and leaves a wife and children.
Willie Folsom of Red Level is ill at the home of his sister, Mrs. John G. Sessoms on
July 31, 1907
August 7, 1907
Died: Mrs. Aba Raley of Heath died last Friday.
Died: Mr. Martin who resided in the Strickland community, died of cancer a few days ago.
Died: Mrs. John Trotman of
August 7, 1907
Miller and Miss Josie Welch were married at the home of the Bride’s father,
Mr. John Welch at Loango, on Thursday, July 25th.
Married: Thos. Everett and Miss Kate Pugh of Andalusia were married last Sunday at
Married: Mr. Less Edwards and Miss Genie Bass of Shady Hill were married last Sunday.
The coroner’s jury decided that Mrs. Joseph Givens was justifiable in the killing of her husband in Brantley a short time ago.
August 17, 1907
H.C. Burson of
August 23, 1907
DIED: Rev. W.P. Howell preached the funeral sermon on Sunday of Miss Nobie Bringhurst of Red Level who was burned to death about a month ago. The services were held at
Married: John Barton and Miss Kate Sheffer were married last Sunday.
The following subscribers were added to our list this week: H.B. Sellers; Opp, J.J. Thames; Laurel Hill, Fla, T.J. Crosby; Teddy Ala., J.H. Dukes and W.J. Clements of Andalusia.
Sheriff Prestwood and Marshal Aplin arrested Rob Cooper on Tuesday last, whom is believed wanted in Union Springs for the shooting of a deputy Sheriff.
AUGUST 30, 1907
Married: W.T. Combs, Jr. of Andalusia and Miss Effie Carmack of
AUGUST 30, 1907
September 6, 1907
Married: Brooks Brown and Miss Lillie Mae Bozeman were married in Gantt last Thursday.
Married: Miss Rosa Carter at Atmore and E.W. Harp of
Married: Miss Ida Benton and Joe Thompson were married in
Married: Miss Ora Vines and C.L. Strong of
Miss Costen of
Mr. Frank Knight is quite sick and at the home of his son-in-law, Mr.
Miss Julia Coleman left today for a visit to Elba, upon her return, she will leave
Sheriff Prestwood arrested Jim Hart in
September 6, 1907
September 13, 1907
Died: Two 7-year old children in
September 20, 1907
Died: A child of Mr. and Mrs. Barron was buried Monday afternoon.
Died: Judge Terry Richardson was found dead in his bed at Luverne Monday morning. He had been suffering from headache & inhaled chloroform for relief. He went to sleep & the bottle over turned on the pillow and he was over come by the fumes.
Died: Georgia Brooks, a young white woman was found dead in the suburbs of
Married: Willie P.
Of interest: City Marshal Aplin is ill with fever.
Mrs. John Gamble of
Teachers License in Covington County announced:
Zack Rogers, Searight; Annie Lloyd, J.T. Grimes, Carrie Daniel, J.S. Greer, Andalusia; Florida Calloway, Brooklyn; M.A. Kirkland, Andalusia; Mae Godwin, Pink; W. W. Meriwether, Andalusia; Kate Sanders, Brooklyn; Maude Stewart, Andalusia.
Mrs. Hayne Boykin of Brewton is visiting her brother Maj. G.B. Frierson and family on
September 27, 1907
Born: A son born to T.A. Patrick and wife on the 18th.
Born: Born to Bob Coleman and wife last week, twins, a boy and a girl.
Died: W.S. Givens died a few days ago at his home in Laurel Hill.
J.W. Barnes is recovering from a fall from a buggy.
The little son of H.J. Law fell and broke his leg last Saturday.
October 4, 1907
Died: Wright Miller died on Saturday last and was buried on Sunday. He leaves a wife and several children.
Died: Sheriff Belser died suddenly at his home in
October 11, 1907
Died: C.H. James died at his home on
Zoa Hogg of Searight and E.R. Merrill of
Mrs. T.A. Simmons of
Charley Smith charged with killing O.L. Lowery is lodged at
Mr. Bullard of
Deputy Marshal Barnes has returned from
Mrs. Harrison from
Herbert Riley leaves next Teusday for
Miss Jennie Brown left yesterday for a visit to her sister, Mrs. Smith in Red Level.
Mrs. S.B. Milligan and Miss Hattie Gresham were visitors at
James Beasley of Red Level subscribed to the Times.
Miss Ammie Jeter left yesterday for her home in
On last Saturday little Margaret Knox celebrated her 4th birthday at her home on
Walter Streetman, formerly of Dozier, had his arm torn off while working in a ginnery in
October 18, 1907
-Born: Clim Bryan and wife of Ponds have a 10 ½ lb. daughter.
-Died: Mrs. Bessie Cooper died instantly at
John Parnell and family, blacksmith, has moved to
J.D. Mcpherson went to
Mrs. Babe Cantaline of Opp, and her son, J.D. Cantaline is a confederate pensioner, between 65-70 years old have never ridden on a train before.
Barnett Solomon is ill with fever in
Foreclosure on Mortgage executed on 17th Februsry 1904 by W.W. Sexton,
November 1, 1907
Died: J.A Dent, a painter, commited suicide at
Grand & Petit Jurors, Fall term, Covington County
Grand Jurors: Henry Elliott, R.W. Watson, C.A. Lambert, J.L. Gantt, Mose Dillard, J.D. Cleary, J.C. Lloyd, T.F. Prestwood, W.B. Gantt, W.H.S. Morrison, Alex Hart, M.M. Cornell, L.C. Graves, J.D. Straughn, Jacob Sims, D.N. Short, J.D. Bulger, S.H. Hutchinson, A.F. Frazier, W.A. Campbell, C. Barnes.
Petit Jurors-1st week-
R.R. Pagett, J.F. Gilmore, J.N. Howard, J.N. Ward, W.J. Johns, J.A. Cleary, Joe Morris, J.J. Etheridge, A.M. Findley, C.T. Childree, W.H. Hart, Reubin Hart, H. Robbins, R.V. Bass, J.A. Vaughn, E.L. Steavens, J.W. Childree, P.D. Bulger, J.A. Colvin, W.J. Cowart, John Kirklin, Tom Lawson, Lee Gunter, C.J. Woodham, C.J. Nelson, G.G. Jackson, A.C. Woodham, J.M. Wishum, M.Z. McLelland, J.N. Spurlin, J.H. Tollison.
Petit Jurors 2nd week
H.C. McLaney, R.F. Jackson, G.B. Goolsby, W.O. Bozeman, E. Sutton, W.H. Vaughn, S.W. Kelley, M.O. Moore, G.A. Hart, O.A. Bryant, W.C. Chandler, M.A. George, E.A. Bowers, Henry King, E. Whidden, John H. Chapman, J.H. Hay, D.J. Liles, B.H. Wyatt, Wiley Raley, T.C. Stallings, H.A. Lundy, G.H. Welsh, S.P. Feagin, V.L. Smyley, J.M. James, J.B. Brown, W.L. Lucus, T.A. Coston, J.J. Josey, A.L. Pierce.
Petit Jurors- 3rd week
J.J. Dubose, N. McIntosh, D.H. Laster, J. J. Mach, E.A.
Straughn, A.F. Miller, C.N. Wiggins, Dave T. Walters, W.R. Teel, A.A. Cross, J.W.
Cobb, T. M. Watkins, A.S. Rawles, J.A. McQueen, D.S. Crawley, E.L. Sasser, J.H.
Wasden, W.R. Bass, A.J. Sims, J.J. McLean, R.B. Martin, Pitt Milner, R.T.
Bryant, W.R. Ramer, H.W. Woodham, J.A. McEachin, W.N. Hughes, J.J. Mitchell.
Of Interest: Mrs. Davis of
November 15, 1907
Born: Mr. and Mrs. Miles of Falco have a new baby girl.
Died: The son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Tadlock of Gantt died.
Died: Carl Smith, Proprietor of a Saloon in Florala was killed by a revolver in the hands of P.T. Mayo.
Married: C.S. Smith and Miss Mollie Ethridge of the Searight neighborhood came to
Stealie Moore of falco is on a visit to her parents near
W.H. Hudson who left in the past is back home again.
Mrs. Wes Harris of
Mrs. Albritton of
Turner Stallings, a cousin of C.T. Stallings arrived here yesterday, and is stopping with W.C. Shreve. Mr. Stallings has been making his home in
Bennie Hart and family of Falco have just returned home from a trip to visit his Father, Reubin Hart.
Mrs. W.O. Lybrand and children of Brantley spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. H.E. Jackson,
The following came up to
November 22, 1907
Died: J.C. Blue of
Died: On the 17th of November, Miss Lala Stanley died at her home on East Three notch
November 22, 1907
Miss Susie Barnes, daughter of Deputy Marshal J.W. Barnes is sick with Typhoid fever at the family home near the high school building.
A little child of John Peacock, living near Beck escaped a horrible death by burning. She got to close to a fire but her father saved her & she only has minor injuries.
Barnett Solomon of Andalusia, who has typhoid fever is in the infirmary in
George Ruborn, son of H.J. Ruborn, of Adellum has been critically ill for two weeks.
Bill Bass killed a large gray eagle, on Persimmon Creek, about 13 miles from
Present were J.M. Robinson, Jr., Judge of Probate; D.I. Straughn, P.J. Gantt, J.N. McLean and J.L. Williams, commissioners, with the following proceedings to wit:
It is ordered that William Gantt be allowed the sum of $12.50 for furnishing coffin for Kidd Gantt, a poor person. It is ordered that C.E. Beck be allowed the sum of $786.50 for part payment building bridge known as NALL bridge on Patsaliga. It is ordered upon consideration of a petition signed by W.O. Searcy & others, praying an election be held on beat 3, to ascertain the running at large of stock in the precinct. It is ordered that M.M. Courtney be allowed the sum of $1.50 for work on stock law fence.
November 29, 1907
Born: Letcher Barden and wife have a new heir at their house last Monday morning. Letcher Barden is out on bond for complicity in a murder in river falls a few years ago, wherein, Mr. Wyrosdick lost his life.
December 6, 1907
Died: The remains of Mr. T.R. Cook, a former citizen of Andalusia, but a resident of
Died: J.J. Walker, tax collector of
Died: Chancery Johnson committed suicide near
Died: J.W. Cowart and family of Gantt were called to
Married: Herbert Godwin of Feagin and Miss Joe Lunsford of Beck were married Saturday.
R.D. Byrne and wife of
A circuit court jury found H.H. Dubose guilty of assault to murder. He was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary.
Walter Sikes was acquitted of the murder at Luverne.
Bankrupt: C.T. Russell Bankrupt, Post office Pink,
December 11, 1907
Died: One of the infant twins of Henry Tell, residing below
Rev. R.A. Foster is here on a visit to his daughter’s, Mrs. Robt. Chapman and Mrs. Lawrence Studstill.
Robert Stephens of
December 11, 1907
December 18, 1907
Died: James T. Douglas died last week at his home in Brewton.
December 18, 1907
Williams and Miss Laura Sims of Searight were married last Sunday.
Married: C. H. Haywood and Miss Jennie B. Jacobs of Brantley were married last Sunday.
Marriage license were issued on Sunday to Miss Beulah Sturgis and J.H. Worley.
Married: J. W. King and Miss Edie Hall at
Married: J.C. Carr and Miss Pearlie M. Guthrie were married last week by Rev. J.A. Hughes at his home.
Married: J.A. Cox and Miss Emily Baker were married by Z. Terry, Justice of the Peace of Red Level.
Married: Miss Kannie Murphee and John Walters were joined in marriage this Wed. at the home of the bride’s mother in
J.H. Holloway was struck by an automobile at
Frank King, a white man wanted in
W.W. Varn is attempting a reconciliation with his wife and stop further prosecution.
A.C. Straughn of Rose Hill, and his brother-in-law, J. N. Cureton of
Mrs. Ethel Raley of Heath is visiting her mother, Mrs. L.C. Cobb of
December 27, 1907
Married: Auburn Barron Henry, formerly of Andalusia, and Miss Mary Marshal Vass of
Married: Johnnie Thomasson of Beck, and Miss Debbie Hilton of
Married: At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howell at Beck, on last Saturday, were H. H. Sanders and Miss Jennie Ethel Bethea The bride is the daughter of G. Bethea of Brooklyn.
Married: Albert Tipton and Miss Lillie Calvin of Melvina ran away and got married Sunday afternoon.
Married: Charley Ammonds and Miss Viola Neal were married at the home of the Bride’s father near
The Covington News
Wednesday January 24, 1900 No. 19
STATE OF ALABAMA, Covington County,
----Gellespie Worley, Deceased, Estate of :------
In Probate Court of said County.
Whereas P. R. Worley, one of the legal heirs of the estate of Gellespie Worley, deceased has filed his application in said
court for a sale of the lands and described therein belonging to the Estate of said decedent, for the purpose of distribution among the several heirs, on the ground that the same cannot be equitably divided without a sale thereof, and the
26th day of February, 1900, has been appointed for the hearing of said petition, it is therefore
ordered by the court that the publication be made in the Covington News, a newspaper published in said Covington County, for three consecutive weeks to the said heirs and and distributes of said Gellespie Worley, deceased
who are to-wit: P. R. Worley, J. G. Worley, D. J. Worley, John Worley, Cany Worley, Caney Worley, Canty and Hollie Worley, also to Henry Worley who is a non-resident of the state and resides somewhere in the state of Texas,
citing all to appear before said court on said 26th day of February, 1900 to contest
the said application if they think proper to do so.
Witness my hand this 16th day of January, 1900. J. M. Robinson, Jr.
Judge of Probate
Covington News Feb. 14, 1900
NOTICE NO. 21105
Land Office at Montgomery, Ala.
January 27th, 1900
---- Notice is hereby given that the following- named settler has filed
notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that
said proof will be made before the Clerk of the Clerk Court at Andalusia, Ala.,
on March 10th, 1900 Viz: Jesse Williams, homestead entry,
No. 28384, for the n hf of nw qr, see 2, tp 5n r15e.
He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and
cultivation of said land. viz: WILLIAM H. BARNES, HIRAM H. HOGG, THOMAS D. INGRAM, JAMES MAY, all of Gartett, Ala. Robert Barber Registar