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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-25-2003

70 Years Ago


June 17, 1933 to June 23, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Ada Daniels married Gaskell Warren June 4 at Algood. Mr. Warren, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harve Warren of the Paran Community, graduated from Algood High School in 1931. Miss Daniels is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Daniels, also of the Paran Community. In attendence were Claudie Williams and Miss Vallie Allen.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brown announce the birth of a girl, named Edwina.

10,000 books have been written on the life of Napoleon since his death 112 years ago.

Felix G. Bilbrey, belovedly known as "Uncle Felix," died at his home Monday night after a short illness. He was a Confederate soldier under Capt. Joe Bilbrey in Company F, 8th Tennessee Infantry commanded by Gen. George Dibrell. He also served under Nathan Bedford Forrest, under whom he learned one of the greatest war axioms: "Hitemfirst." He fought in the battles of Nashville, Franklin, Murfrees-boro, Lookout Mountain, and Chica Mauga Park. After the war, Mr. Bilbrey returned to Overton County, where he married Emaline Moredock in 1871. He was married to his second wife, who survives, in 1893. Other survivers include his sons, Sydney and Ridley Bilbrey, of Livingston, and brother A.C. Bilbrey, of Bushnel, FL.

Nathan Lynn spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Hite Copeland.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wheat, on Thursday, June 15, a girl, Nora Jeane.

Roy Masters, of Hilham, was in town last Saturday.

Edd Sullivan has been on the sick list.

Alma Qualls visited friends at T.P.I. Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Phillips are the proud parent of a baby boy.

Carson Harris has returned home from Morristown.

Mrs. Johnnie Poston visited her sister, Mrs. Ras Fleming, Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Peek visited Claudie and Myrtle, one afternoon last week.

John Matthew, who has been seriously ill with a heart dropsy, is able to be out again.

Crops in Allons are badly in need of rain.









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