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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-27-2009

70 Years Ago
~ Local Happenings ~
Copeland Cove

Miss Evelyn Bilbrey spent the weekend with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Copeland.

Mrs. Everitt Ferrill visited her son, Aaron Ferrill and Mrs. Ferrill Sunday.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Oren Dishman a daughter named Dorothy Marie.

Misses Pauline and Verda Carmack spent Saturday night with Mrs. Gore.

•J. B. Cooper who was seriously burned more than three months ago was recently carried to the St. Thomas Hospital at Nashville. He is much improved since he was taken there.

•Miss Verna Hooten visited her aunt, Mrs. Willie Hooten who is ill at Cookeville Sunday.

•Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roberson have moved to the farm they recently bought here.

•Mrs. George Wilson is very ill at this writing.

•Mrs. Manda Matthews is improving.

•Mrs. A. Copeland was shopping in Livingston Saturday.

•Mr. and Mrs. Wint Breeding are with Mr. Breeding’s mother, Mrs. Breeding near Rickman.

•The Quarterly conference of the Rickman circuit willbe held here Saturday, May 14.

•There will be a decoration here the fourth Sunday, May 22.

•Mrs. Tom Neal is very ill.

•Mr. and Mrs. Ed West of Livingston have been visiting Mr.and Mrs. Ridley Bilbrey.

•Miss Flossie Bilbrey visited her brothers, Wilburn and Roscoe Bilbrey in Dayton, O., last week.

•Mrs. Burr Qualls visited her sister, Mrs. Carrie Ferguson near Paran last Saturday.

•Mrs. John Matthews of Rickman, recently visited her mother-in-law, Mrs. Mauda Matthews.

•The Rev. an Mrs. Paul Williams and daughter, Mary Ann of Rickman visited Mr. and Mrs. Burr Qualls last Sunday.

•Mrs. O. E. Lea and sons Bradley, Kennedy and Baxter recently visited Mrs. Ben Ledford at Monterey.

•Miss Reba West of near Hilham is visiting Mr.and Mrs. Otho Qualls.

•A cream buying station has been constructed here. Carlie Qualls is the operator of the station. Cream is bought on Tuesday and Friday.

Mrs. John Beaty gives
Birth to triplets

Mr. and Mrs. John Marian Beaty of the Beaty Swamp community of the Eleventh District of Overton County, are the happy parents of triplets, girl babies born early Tuesday morning, May 17. One weighted 7 1/2, one 7 and the other 6 1/2 pounds, totaling 21 pounds. The mother and babies are in fine condition, according to reports 36 hours after their arrival.

The father is 52 years of age and a farmer, and a member of the County Court from his district. The mother whose maiden name was Janie LaPear, is 36 years of age.

They have three other children, Johnie Ray, age 5, Bobby Reul, age 3, and Mary Estelle Beaty age 2 years.

According to the memory of the older people of this county, this is the fourth time triplets have been born in Overton County. Mr. and Mrs. Edward N. Cullom early settlers had one set of twins besides triplets. The twins were boys, Henry C. and Daniel Webster. The former enlisted and served in the Confederate Army and the latter served in the Federal Army. Mr. and Mrs. Sid C. Ward of Hilham were the parents of triplets, and Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Moore of Rickman, were parents ot triplet girls.

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ton, Tennessee 38570
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