Recently added to the Internet Archive is the 1960 Hill’s Directory for Plymouth, NC. If you are reading this post through email or an RSS feed reader, you may not be able to see the directory embedded in this post. Please visit the Washington County, NCGenWeb site to view.
I cannot speak enough goodwill about the team of DigitalNC.org. I have been such a fan of their online digitization efforts since they started and I’m always finding good treasures there. I’ve used the yearbooks they’ve been digitizing to create the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index and I’ve culled through newspapers abstracting
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
Married There was a pretty home marriage at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Sabra HARRISON, near this town on Wednesday morning last at 6:30 o’clock, the contracting parties being Mr. S.O. LYNN, of Suffolk, Va., and Miss Modie HARRISON, one of Washington county’s most charming young ladies. The
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
Married Inadvertently we failed to note in our last issue the marrige of our esteemed townsman, Mr. E.A. CARTER, which happy event took place at the home of the bride, Miss Leila LAWRENCE, in the city of Raleigh, on Wednesday morning of last week, at 10 o’clock. Mr. CARTER is
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