EDITORIAL NOTE: The following history appeared in the May 30, 1890 and June 6, 1890 issues of the Roanoke Beacon. “Flipp” column Mr. Editor: You made your notice rather broad about my writing up the history of our county. I will try to give a history of the Churches, Public
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,
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
MARRIED — At the residence of Mr. J.W. BLOUNT near Mackey’s Ferry, yesterday afternoon at 3:15 o’clock, Mr. Warren W. WHITE of this place to Miss Lizzie LONG, of Mackey’s Ferry. Rev. C.W. ROBINSON performed the ceremony in his usual solemn but grand style. Immediately after the marriage the happy couple left for this town where they
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
When I started researching my family history in Plymouth, the resources available from the Washington County Genealogical Society were absolutely invaluable. In particular, all the work and effort that went into their compilation of county-wide cemetery burials was such a great help in learning where my family members were buried,
A Novel Marriage To Take Place at the State Fair On Tuesday, Oct. 15th, Mr. William M. BATEMAN, a native and resident of this county, and Miss Josephine KNOWLS, also of this county, will be joined in the holy bonds of matrimony at the State Fair in Raleigh. Mr.
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