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
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
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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