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1887

The Geneva Record is a new paper just established at Geneva Ala. Source: Marion County Herald, Marion County AL, April 12, 1887 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


1890

A cyclone destroyed considerable property in Geneva County recently.   Source: Marion County Herald, Marion County AL, February 20, 1890 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney

 

The old-fashioned way of having fun hasnít been entirely driven out of the modern boy by the latter-day programme of moral session.  On April 1st the school boys of Geneva locked the teacher out and took the girls with them on an all-day frolic in the woods.  Source: Marion County Herald, Marion County AL, April 10, 1890 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


1891

 

The two story brick jail at Geneva is nearing completion and will be a beauty. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, September 17, 1891 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


 

1893

Mrs. Nancy Crosby, a resident of Geneva, is 85 years old.  She is the mother of eleven children, and has sixty-five grand children, 171 great-grand-children and eighteen great-great-grand children. Her memory is as good as it ever was. She has her second eyesight and last year she cut two teeth.  Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, May 11, 1893 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney

The Geneva Mirror has had a visitor in the person of Master Solomon Ivey, who is four months old and weighs forty pounds. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, May 25, 1893 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


1897

Miss Ida O. Greer has assumed control of the Geneva post office.  Source: Marion County News, Marion County AL, August 19, 1897 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


1908

HACONDA BURNED

The town of Hacona, in Geneva county, was almost burned up, the loss being $60,000.  It is the second fire recently.  The Haconda Drug Company, the Haconda Mercantile Company and the Parker Mercantile Company were the largest losers, with small insurance.  Source: Marion County Republican, Marion County AL, October 14, 1908 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney

 


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