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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-16-2001

70 Years Ago



May 16, 1931 to May 22, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Sam Moody, J.B. Moody, Virgie Murphy, and Charlie Thompson of the 2nd district were in Livingston Monday on business.

Capt. A.L. Dale had a very severe heart attack Monday evening, but after a few hours, revived and is getting along very nicely.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Lacy have been visiting her sister, Mrs. Peek, at Monroe.

Miss Odell Clark spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Clark.

Mrs. Roy B. Oakley and children were in Cookeville Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Dee Cravens are in Knoxville this week.

Cato Taylor was in McMinn-ville Thursday on business.

Miss Lilly Dale, who has been teaching in North Carolina, is here to visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Dale at the Dale Hotel.

Mr. and Mrs. Mose Fisk spent the week-end with Mrs. Fisk's parents in Celina.

Elbert McCormick, who has been sick for several months, has not been so well for the past few days.

Buys Wedding Certificate After Thirty-Five Years
Even after thirty-five years, somebody might question the legality of marriage. Or perhaps fire would destroy county records and so A.H. Pitman is taking no chances. He bought a license to wed Ella May Bilbrey on October 25, 1886, when R.L. Mitchell was County Court Clerk. They were married at Olga, which no longer exists. Mr. Pitman came in Monday and bought a marriage certificate from W.H. Boswell, and had the county seal put on it and paid a dollar to get it.

A.J. Mofield added $5,000 of stock in the dry goods dept. of his store.

Mrs. Guston Swallows was in Livingston shopping Friday.

Don't forget the cleaning of the cemetery in Okolona next Sunday.

Mrs. Lum Beasley was in town Friday.

Italy and Carlie Bilbrey have been visiting their mother, Mrs. J.P. Bilbrey.

V.S. Little of Monroe visited his daughter, Mrs. W.H. Boswell, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ab Nickens of Crawford were in Livingston shopping Saturday.




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