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70 Years Ago


March 18, 1933 to March 24, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Margaret Koger Barnes, 92, died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Miller, 214 East Main Street, Livingston. She was born in Warren County in 1840 and married Captain Jesse Addison Barnes at age 17. To this union were born 12 children, three of whom survived. Her husband served through the Civil War as a Confederate and was in the fighting regiment commanded by General George G. Dribbrell of Sparta. After the war, he took up the profession of law and became a partner of Colonel Combs of Sparta. He opened a law office in Livingston in 1866 and practiced his profession until his death in February 1914. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Kate B. Bilbrey, wife of John c. Bilbrey, Mrs. Madge B. Perkins, wife of Dillard Perkins, and Mrs. Linnie B. Miller, wife of John A. Miller; twelve grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild also survive her. Burial was in the Cash Cemetery in the family plot.

Amanda Crabtree, of O'Neal, is seriously ill.

Snowball Mullinix has bought half interest of Emmit Winton of the Brown store in Alpine.

Bob Ferrell has built an addition to his store.

Mrs. Houston Bilbrey, of Sulphur, is able to get up.

Elsie Lee Webb is on the sick list.

Ada Daniels spent Monday night with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Roberson.

Harve Warren and Lowery Stockton were in Brotherton Tuesday.

The tornado that came through Paran Tuesday did much damage.

Tennessee is not so well.

Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Smith were in Windle last Friday.

Good seed is the first step in the production of a good crop.

Mrs. Emma Stover, of Ozone, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ellen Stover.

Mrs. Chester Savage visited relatives in Alpine last week.

Hoy Ford is able to get out again.

Clabe Morgan and Roy Robbins, of Vines Ridge, were in Livingston recently.












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