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80 Years Ago

Archives 11-29-2000

85 Years Ago


November 25, 1915 to December 1, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. J.A. Goolsby and children have returned from a two week visit with her sister, Mrs. Will Jernigan, at Algood.

Will exchange good single barrel shotgun or .22 rifle for good pigs. Apply at Golden Age for particulars.

T.B. Copeland and little daughter, Leiron, spent Thanksgiving with his parents at Nettle Carrier.

Miss Nina Brown, of Celina, was in town last week enroute to Nashville where she will resume work in school and while here visited Misses Dale.

Miss Nell Gilliland has been the guest of Miss Mary Price Miller.

Tom Garrett, the barber, is having a well drilled at the rear of the building on the square. J.C. Bilbrey has just finished a well at his farm two miles east of town.

Charlie Myers and wife, who recently returned from New Mexico, were here over Sunday visiting his sister, Mrs. M.J. Qualls. They are now at the home of his father, P. Myers, of Windle. His parents were here with them Sunday as was also Mrs. Stephen Myers.

Miss Mattie Brown, of Fox Springs, was in town this week.

Mrs. Sewell Dead On last Monday, Mrs. Sewell, widow of the late Jesse Sewell, died at her home near Oakley. She was 79 years-old. Her body was buried at the Martin graveyard.

Mr. Carl McGee and Mrs. Effie White Farmer were married at Elkton, Ky., Thanksgiving Day.

Harvie Livingston and sister, Miss Meikle, and Misses Sallie and Thelma Cooper and Bennie Eldridge, all of Oak Hill, came up and took Thanksgiving dinner with Miss Carrie Qualls.

Mr. and Mrs. Byrd Anderson, of Gallatin, are here visiting relatives.

Mrs. Moses Miller visited her daughter, Mrs. W.C. Officer, at Monterey recently.

This has been hog killing weather and some fine specimens have been reported. A.L. Dale reports 445 pounds of lard from five hogs.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Jerrigan, of Algood.

W.Y. Bennett and family spent Thanksgiving with homefolks at Cookeville, and Mrs. Bennett went on to Nashville on business.

Mrs. Alex Smith went to Cookeville Monday.




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