Those who knew him were greatly shocked on Friday last to hear of the sudden death of Mr. Lonnie CHESSON, of Mackey’s Ferry. Mr. CHESSON was taken with appendicitis and died while undergoing a surgical operation. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 20 Jul 1900
Category Archives: Obituary
In Memoriam Mrs. Priscilla N. AUSBON was born January 24, 184? and died at her home in Plymouth, N.C., March 1, 1900. For many years she was a worthy and consistent member of the M.E. Church, South, being at the time of her death one of the oldest members
Capt. Haywood Davenport Dead The death of Capt. Haywood DAVENPORT on Tuesday morning last sent a thrill of grief throughout this town. He had been in ill health for a year or more, and his seeking relief under the treatment of the best medical men was of little avail. He recently came
Our heartfelt sympathies are with Mr. and Mrs. Thos. BERRY who mourn the death of their 12-year-old daughter Martha, who died suddenly on Saturday night last, having been sick only a few days. The remains were interred in the Baptist church yard Monday morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. F.T. WOOTEN
“Aunt” Adeline JAMES, a well known and highly respected colored woman died at her home in this town on Wednesday last, of paralysis. She was about 65 years of age and had been sick only a few days. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 18 May 1900.
Her many friends learn with sadness of the death of Mrs. Sarah THOMPSON, a well known and most estimable lady of this county. She died at the home of Mr. H.J. WILLIAMS, near Roper, and her remains were brought to this town on Sunday and laid to rest beside her
Sallie Ann CARKEET relict of W.M. KARKEET [sic], was born in Washington county, NC, Nov 3d, 1824, and died Aug. 10th, 1900, in Plymouth, NC, near the place of her birth. Sister CARKEET was the only daughter of Samuel DAVENPORT, who lived to reach the age of maturity. She was