The grim angel of death has again visited us, filling our hearts with sadness and bearing to her eternal rest one of our dear friends, Mrs. Ellen PADGETT, who died on Wednesday, May 18th after a few hours illness. The deceased was a sister of Mr. W.F. MORRIS of this place,
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A Child Drowned obituary for Jesse CLIFTON, the little six-year-old son of Capt. Thomas CLIFTON, keeper of the Roanoke Light. Roanoke Beacon newspaper – May 9, 1890. Available at digitalnc.org.
IN MEMORIAM – We today find it our solemn duty to chronicle the death of another of Washington county’s most beloved and prosperous citizens. In making his way from earth to heaven, the guardian angel that had been watching by the bedside of our dear friend for several weeks, thought
At his home on Long Ridge of pneumonia, Monday, March 17, 1890, Mr. Snowden DAVENPORT, age 65 years. The deceased leaves a wife and three children to mourn his loss. From his earliest days Mr. DAVENPORT has been a member of the Baptist church and has lived the life of
DIED — At Plymouth, on the 7th inst., Mr. Robert ARMISTEAD, a respectable merchant of that place. Source: Raleigh Register and North Carolina Weekly Advertiser, 11 November 1806
C. W. Walker was borned in Currituck county, N. C., January 29th, 1847, and died at his home in Plymouth, N. C., August 21st, 1889, aged 42 years 6 months and 22 days. In the year 1880 he was happily married to Miss Annie Layton, of Bridgeville, Del, who with
The following death notice appeared in the February 12, 1848 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. Mrs. Mary M. DAVENPORT was the wife of Doctrine P. DAVENPORT.
Gone to His Reward After a lingering illness, from a complication of diseases, Capt. John M. BEASLEY, a well and favorably known citizen of this town, died on Saturday afternoon last, aged about 74 years. The deceased had been married three times, and leaves a widow and several children, by
A Sad Death Our community was greatly shocked on Wednesday evening when it learned that Mr. W.A. ALEXANDER was dead. Mr. ALEXANDER went to his mill on Wednesday morning in seemingly usual health. About 11 o’clock it was thought he had fainted and the physicians of the town were
Died — at her home in this town on Tuesday night last, Mrs. J.H. GAYLORD. Mrs. GAYLORD was taken ill only a few days ago, with typhoid fever, and grew rapidly worse until death ended her sufferings. She leaves a husband, sister and brothers, besides seven children, two of whom