"Southern Christian Advocate" (Methodist)
submitted by Alan Anderson
Mar. 22,1867 JAMES NICHOLAS TAYLOR died in Sumter co., Ga., Nov. 5,1866, in the 62nd year of his age. In 1834 he embraced religion and joined the Methodist Church under the ministry of Rev. SAM'L ANTHONY... May 3,1867 Mrs. MARY E. HAWKINS, only child of JNO. and ANN S. FINN, and wife of Col. WILLIS A. HAWKINS, was born in Augusta, Ga., Sept. 17,1832, and died in Americus, Ga., March 26th,1867. She was a gradu- ate of the Wesleyan Female College, although she did not join the Church until after her marriage in 1856...GEO. G.N. McDONNEL. Aug. 16,1867 WILLIAM W. McNEILL died 18 July in the 61st year of his age. J.O.A. COOK. Jan. 24,1868 ALBERT CRAWFORD HORNADY died at the residence of Mr. F.P. GREEN in Schley co., Ga., on 22d October 1867 in the 43d year of his age. When about 18 years old, he joined the M.E. Church, but did not profess religion until he was about 28, at Buena Vista, Ga. In September, 1855, he was married to Miss SALLIE E. GREEN, and soon afterwards settled in Americus where he remained until the beginning of the late war, when the volunteer company to which he belonged (Sumter Light Guards) was sum- moned to the field... Mar. 6,1868 MARTHA JANE SHIELDS, wife of Mr. JOHN SHIELDS of Sumter county, Ga., died in the 36th year of her age. She was the daughter of Gen. SMITH, formerly of Morgan county, Ga., and was married in 1858. S. ANTHONY. Apr. 17,1868 Mrs. MARGARET M. WILSON, wife of E.A. WILSON, and daughter of the late WM. EAKEN of Putnam co., Ga., died in Sumter co., 3d Feb. 1868, in the 32d year of her age. W.A.W. July 24,1868 Sister ANNA E. JONES, wife of GEO. H. JONES, and daughter of A.W. and EXER A. MARTIN, formerly of Americus, Ga., was born Sept. 29th 1837, and died in Gwinnett co., Ga., June 7,1868. J.M. LOWREY. Aug. 14,1868 Mrs. ELIZABETH W. HAWKINS (whose maiden name was BOONE) was born July 13,1794, and died in Americus Ga., July 28,1868, in the 75th year of her age. She was converted in 1812 under the preaching of Rev. HOPE HULL, and married to WILLIS A. HAWKINS, SR., in 1816. S. ANTHONY. Rev. PHILLIP DELL, of Sumter Co., Ga., has been bereaved of two lovely and amiable sons. MAXEY B. DELL was born in 1847. Also JOHN H. DELL, his brother, in the 24th year of his age. S. ANTHONY. Aug. 21,1868 SARAH NORMAN, youngest daughter of WM. B. and M.V. STEWART, was born in Sumter co., Ga., Dec. 5,1863, and died July 23,1868. Sept. 25,1868 WILLIAM H.G., son of PHILIP H. and JANE E. DELANE, was born in Sumter co., Ga., Feb. 1,1851, and died in Macon, Ga., Aug. 17,1868. Dec. 4,1868 Mrs. S.S. GAMBLE, wife of JOHN GAMBLE, daughter of Mr. JAMES RAVENS, of Sumter co., Ga., dec'd., died at the residence of her brother-in-law, Mr. E. JOHNSON, in Terrell co., in the 27th year of her age. Jan. 22,1869 TUDIE, wife of L.A. CALDWELL, of Atlanta, and daughter of SAMUEL and ANTOINETTE PILSBURY of Americus, died at the latter place on Tuesday, Dec. 22nd,1868. In Memorium. Mrs. MARGARET E. FURLOW, wife of Hon. T.M. FURLOW, and daughter of the late Major TARPLEY HOLT, SR., of Bibb County, Georgia, was born in Putnam County, January 4th,1820, was mar- ried November 2d 1839, and died in Americus, Geor- gia, December 22d 1868. Jan. 29,1869 Tribute of Respect to Mrs. MARGARET E. FURLOW from Sunday school of Americus, Ga., who died 22d De- cember 1868. Mar. 19,1869 J.T. MOORE was born in Clarke co., Ga., March 27th 1814, and died in Sumter co., Dec. 11th 1868. Oct. 1,1869 Bro. E.J.M. CALLAWAY was born in Baldwin co., Ga., April 12th 1819 and died in Sumter co., Aug. 22d, 1869. He leaves a large family. J.M. MARSHALL. Nov. 12,1869 ROISER EVANS CHRISTIAN, only child of J.B. and LUCY E. CHRISTIAN, died in the city of Americus, Oct. 26th 1869, aged 4 months and 20 days. Jan. 28,1870 OLIVIA RHYMES SHROPSHIRE, eldest child of Dr. JAMES W. and C.J. SHROPSHIRE, was born October 27th 1860, and died at the residence of her grand- father HENRY DAVENPORT, on 23d December 1869, J.M. MARSHALL. Feb. 25,1870 Died - Near Magnolia Springs, Ga., ADA C. CLARKE, youngest daughter of G.E. and M.E. CLARKE, aged 2 years, 11 months and 8 days. Mar. 4,1870 JAMES STEWART was born in Oglethorpe co., Ga., June 10th 1793, and died in Americus, Ga., Feb. 3d 1870. R.W. DIXON. Mrs. PARTHENIA A. PARIS of Americus, Ga., died at her daughter's Mrs. E.G. HILL, in Terrell co., Ga., on Feb. 3d 1870, in her 79th year. Left a widow in early life with six small children... R.W. DIXON. Mar. 18,1870 Mrs. SALLIE A. PARK, wife of JOHN W. PARK, Esq., of Greenville, Ga., and daughter of Col. ROBERT WHITE, late of Sumter co., died on 26 Jan. 1870, in the 31st year of her age. May 13,1870 Died - In Americus, Ga., April 13th 1870, JOSEPH ASBURY, son of WILLIAM H. and SALLIE SMITH, aged 4 years and 6 months. Nov. 11,1870 EMMA ELIZABETH PLATT, the only child of H.B. and VICTORIA PLATT of Sumter co., Ga., born 16th April and died 18th Oct. 1870. Maj. H.K. DANIEL of Sumter co., Ga., died 9th Sept. 1870, in the 33d year of his age. He was a graduate of the Oglethorpe University of Georgia ... A.A. ROBINSON. Dec. 16,1870 Mrs. ELEANOR KING, wife of the late BENJAMIN KING, was born Nov. 20,1805. Died at Americus, Nov. 19, 1870. M.E.B. May 17,1871 Bro. ASBURY COWLES, well known to many in Georgia and Alabama, died at Americus, Ga., on 8th Febru- ary 1871, in the 73d year of his age. S. ANTHONY. Aug. 16,1871 WARREN S. TYNER, son of S.I. and N.J. TYNER, in Sumter county, Ga., July 27th 1871, aged 11 years, 3 months and 1 day. Feb. 14,1872 Rev. CHURCHWELL ANDERSON CROWELL was born in Meck- lenburg county, North Carolina, September 15th 1806 and died at Magnolia Springs, Sumter county, Georgia, Jan. 16th 1872. He was in charge of cir- cuits in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Geor- gia. Mar. 27,1872 Col. ALEXANDER W. PERSONS of Macon, Georgia, died in Americus, February 21, in the 34th year of his age. He was the last remaining child of an aged father, who survived him. After the late war, in which he served as Colonel, he settled in Macon... He leaves a wife and two children. Aug. 14,1872 REBECCA ANSLEY, wife of Rev. A. ANSLEY and daugh- ter of MOSES and MARY WADE, died July 19th, at her residence in Sumter county, GA., in the 67th year of her age. T.H. STEWART. Nov. 6,1872 Mrs. MATTIE FORT ANTHONY, wife of MARK ANTHONY, son of Rev. BENNET ANTHONY, died in Americus, Ga., Sept. 23d, 1872, aged 31 years. Dec. 11,1872 My wife, Mrs. ELIZA A. BROADFIELD, was born in Morgan county, Ga., June 24th 1814. She was the daughter of Dr. BURKETT DEAN and died at the resi- dence of Dr. WILLIAM W. BARLOW, near Americus, Ga., Oct. 27th 1872. Losing her mother when quite a child, she was taken by her aunt, Mrs. ALLEN, afterwards Mrs. Dr. BROWN, of Milledgeville. She was married to JAMES D. JARRATT and left a widow, and as the widow, married the Rev. ISAAC BORING, of the Georgia Conference last of January 1842, and as the widow of Rev. Dr. BORING was married to the writer in Eatonton, 24th June 1852. J.M. BROADFIELD. Feb. 12,1873 Mrs. MARY ANN RUMNEY died in Americus, Ga., Dec. 18th 1872, aged 48 years. She was raised a Pres- byterian. She leaves a husband and two grown sons. Feb. 26,1873 Mrs. M.L. SLAPPEY died in Sumter county, Ga., on the 10th January 1873, aged 23 years. Christian Index please copy. June 11,1873 Miss ELLA ANN ANSLEY died at her father's resi- dence, Rev. ABEL ANSLEY, in Upson county, Ga., May 12,1873. She was born in Sumter county in 1842. W.H. GRAHAM. July 2,1873 BRYANT DIXON died at the residence of his son, H.H. DIXON, in Macon county, Ga., May 31,1873, in the eighty-ninth year of his age. He was a native of North Carolina and came to Georgia when a small boy. He resided first in Burke county, Georgia, then in Hancock, Putnam, Monroe, Sumter and Macon counties. R.W. DIXON. Sept. 10,1873 JESSE STANFORD died in Americus, Ga., recently, in the 68th year of his age. He was born in Warren county, Ga., but had lived for many years in Sum- ter county. Oct. 15,1873 Tribute of Respect from Americus Quarterly Confer- ence to J. VOLNEY PRICE who died near Americus, Ga., September 12,1873, being fifty-nine years of age. He was born in Burke county, Ga., August 13, 1814. In early life he removed to Houston county. He married Miss SARAH BELL, who with a large num- ber of children, survives him. Mar. 11,1874 CHAS. A. WALKER was born in Jefferson county, GA., July 1st 1833 and died at Marshallville, Macon county, January 4th 1874. He was next to the youngest of thirteen children, and for years pre- vious to his death, the only surviving member of the family. When quite young, his father, HENRY WALKER, removed to Sumter county, where brother WALKER spent most of his life. In January 1860 he married Miss LOU CROCKER. F.A. BRANCH. Mar. 25,1874 HENRY PITMAN was born in Sumter co., Ga., in 1846; lost his father when he was quite a youth; moved to Burke county and married Miss REBECCA BRADLEY in 1867. He died Feb. 27,1874. He lies buried beside his wife, and near by the graves of four brothers and three sisters. W.M. WATTS. Apr. 1,1874 Death of sister ELLA JOHNSON, wife of Z. JOHNSON and daughter of M.E. and S.C. RYLANDER, formerly of Macon, now of Sumter county, Georgia. S. AN- THONY. May 20,1874 Mrs. N.H. BUCHANAN died in Sumter county, Ga., on 9th of April. She was born in Newberry district, S.C., on 29th of March 1805. From thence she came to Georgia when quite young. Oct. 28,1874 BOAZ KITCHENS was born in Warren county, Ga., May 3d 1809; died in Sumter county, Ga. August 3d 1874. P.S. TWITTY. Nov. 25,1874 Mrs. MELISSA LUCRETIA McCRARY was born in Twiggs county, Ga., in 1808, was married to Mr. ISAAC McCRARY in 1829; moved to Sumter county in 1832, died in Americus, October 11th 1874. Mar. 17,1875 Father BURGESS CHEEK died in Sumter county, Ga., February 17th 1875, in the 81st year of his age. He lived many years in Franklin county, Georgia. T.H. STEWART. May 12,1875 Mrs. MARIAH A. BROWN was born in Craven county, N.C., February 27th 1801 and died in Americus, Ga. April 22d 1875. While yet young, she removed to Florida. June 9,1875 Mrs. HESTER EVANS KING, wife of the Hon. Angus M.D. KING, deceased, was born in Jones county, Ga. October 25,1806; married November 25,1823; died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. JOSEPH THOMAS in Sumter county, Ga., March 5th 1875. B.F. BREEDLOVE. Feb. 9,1876 Mrs. MARTHA CRAWFORD was a daughter of Capt. W.T. WILLIAMSON of Milledgeville. She was born at McIntosh Reserve, Coweta county, Ga., January 8, 1836. January 8,1855, she was married to Mr. C.P. CRAWFORD. From 1855 to 1859 she lived in Ameri- cus; from 1859 to 1863 in Lee county; from 1863 to 1871 in Florida, from 1871 to 1876 in Milledge- ville. A.J. JARRELL. Mar. 22,1876 Mrs. MARY REBECCA CLARK, wife of G.E. CLARK and daughter of BURGESS and MILES CHEEK, was born in Henry county, Ga., June 13,1813; and died in Sum- ter county, Ga., December 24,1875. J.R. LITTLE- JOHN. Apr. 26,1876 Mrs. ELIZABETH DREW, whose maiden name was HARRIS wife of JOHN J. DREW, died February 1,1876, in Sumter county, Ga. She had lived thirty-five years, fourteen of which she had passed as Mrs. DREW. W.B. MERRITT. May 2,1876 Mrs. JOSEPHINE JORDAN, wife of HENRY JORDAN, of Sumter county, Ga., died at the residence of her brother-in-law, THOMAS A. GROOVER, in Brooks coun- ty, Ga., March 31,1876, aged thirty five years. H.W. SHARPE. July 4,1876 Mrs. A.L. FINN died at the residence of her son- in-law, Col. WILLIS A. HAWKINS, in Americus, Ga., June 2,1876. She was born in Athens, Ga., Decem- ber 1802. Oct. 24,1876 Mrs. F.S. BELL, whose maiden name was DAVENPORT, died in Sumter co., Ga., July 26th 1876, in the 60th year of her age. She was first married to J.J. HOLLINGSWORTH. Both husbands preceded her many years to the better land. Jan. 9,1877 EMMA E. HUDSON died near Americus, Ga., November 27,1876. She was the daughter of ______ AYCOCK, formerly of Floyd county, Ga., born June 2,1851, and was next to the youngest of ten children. In 1863 her father removed to Sumter county, Ga., and in 1872 EMMA was happily married to J.I. HUDSON. She left two little children. Feb. 6,1877 SUSAN BRAZIL, died January 3,1877, at the resi- dence of Rev. P.L. MIZE, Americus, Ga. She was the daughter of WM. and NANCY BRAZIL, and was in her 18th year. Apr. 3,1877 SUSAN ELIZABETH TAYLOR, wife of EZEKIEL TAYLOR, was born in Sumter county, Ga., December 8,1839; died in Americus, Ga., March 1,1877. She was mar- ried in 1859. May 22,1877 Mrs. ANNA LEWIS MERRITT, daughter of Mrs. M.A. HUNT, was born in Hancock county, Ga., September 4,1834; was married to Capt. T.M. MERRITT, Novem- ber 25,1857; died at her home near Americus, Ga., February 28,1877. June 5,1877 Sister ANNIE C. WILKINSON was born May 1,1852; died May 15,1877. She was the daughter of JAMES N. and ELIZA C. TAYLOR, late of Sumter county, Ga. She leaves a husband and a helpless infant. J.M. POTTER. June 12,1877 Miss REBECCA FRANCES MILLS was born in Sumter county, Ga., December 20,1848; and died in Monti- cello, Ga., April 8,1877. In 1872 she became a member of the Baptist Church. Nov. 20,1877 Mrs. JANE A. MALONE nee HUDSON, was born in Eaton- ton, Ga., June 15th 1819; and died in Macon, Ga., August 11th 1877. She was married in 1838 to Col. CHARLES J. MALONE who preceded her to the grave by a few years. Her remains were taken to Americus. GEO. G.N. MacD. Brother R.A. MURPHY died August 31st 1877 in Sum- ter county, Ga., aged 43 years. Dec. 4,1877 Mrs. NANNIE J. STEWART, nee DIXON, wife of WILLIAM J. STEWART, died November 16,1877, in the 34th year of her age. She was born, reared, married, and died in Sumter county, Ga. R.W. DIXON. Feb. 12,1878 Mrs. ELIZABETH ALBINA GRANBERRY, the wife of J.J. GRANBERRY, of Americus, Ga., died January 16,1878, in her fifty-sixth year. Apr. 9,1878 Mrs. ANNA MALONE CALLAWAY, daughter of D.R. and ELIZA ADAMS, of Eatonton, Georgia, was born Janu- ary 5,1853; married Mr. J.T. CALLAWAY, October 22, 1874; died in Mitchell county, Georgia, January 21,1878. Her mother died when she was but seven- teen days old and she was taken by her aunt, Mrs. C.J. MALONE, of Americus, Ga. E.J. RENTZ. May 28,1878 Mrs. MARY ELIZABETH CANTRELL, daughter of BENJ. and MARTHA E. JOHNSON, was born at Ellijay, Ga., November 22d,1844; died at Americus, Ga., April 12th 1878.