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 Obituaries and Death Notices for Chatham County, GA

Mrs. Carrie E. Allen
Mrs. Carrie E. Allen died  Wednesday night Feb. 18 at 9:15 o'clock at her residence 546 E. Gaston after a short illness. She was widely known in social circles and was 26 years old. She came to Savannah in 1913 from Atlanta.  She was buried Friday afternoon Feb. 20 from her residence. She is survived by her husband and four children, Mr. John W. Allen, Geraldine E. John Wesley, Jr., Vernon F. and little Kermitt S.. also her mother, grand mother, and three brothers, Mrs. Anna Grant, Mrs. Carolina Railey. grandmother of Atlanta; Mr. James H. Grant: John Wesley Grant, Arthur A. Grant. The funeral was largely attended.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune

Lottie Lee Beery
Born 3 Nov 1908 Savannah, Georgia
Died 23 May 1998 Savannah, Georgia
[The Colored Tribune News - Submitted by Debbie Personette]

Samuel Harkness Beery
Born 28 Dec 1879 Wilmington, North Carolina B
Died 28 Jan 1935 Savannah, Georgia
[The Colored Tribune News - Submitted by Debbie Personette]

Benjamin Bevill
DIED. In Savannah, on the 20th inst. Benjamin Bevill, aged 20 years. [Macon Weekly Telegraph, March 2, 1841 - submitted by Christina Anthony]

B. F. Burdell Dead
He was Cashier of the Chatham Bank of Savannah
Savannah. Ga. Oct. 2.—Mr. R. F. Burdell, cashier of the Chatham Bank, died this afternoon with brain fever. Mr. Bundell was one of the best known young bank cashiers in the state. In 1877 he was chosen vice-president of the Georgia State Banker's association, and went to Washington on a special committee to secure a sub-treasury for Savannah.
Date: 1897-10-03; Paper: Macon Telegraph

Paul Burke
Mr. Paul Burke, a well-known brick- layer, died  suddenly on last Thursday morning just before starting work on a building in Henry street lane between Habersham and Price streets. The body was removed to Seabrook's undertaking establishment. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union and is survived by a wife.
Date: 1916-12-23; Paper: Savannah Tribune

  Little Harry Butler
Little Harry Robert Butler died February 16th at one thirty p. m. of pneumonla, which followed an attack of Influenza. He was two years and six months old. He was a bright little fellow and the Idol of his home, and is agreat loss to his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph  C.  Butler, of 060 Joachim street.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune

Death of Fleming D. Butts
We are pained to announce to our community the death of Mr. Fleming D. Butts, which occurred early yesterday morning.  Mr. Butts had been afflicted with consumption for several months but was perfectly rational and conscious up to the moment of his death.  He was a night inspector of customs at this port for several years, but was compelled to resign recently, in consequence of his failing health.  He was always open in his demand for the rights of our people, and will be greatly missed by them.  His funeral will take place this afternoon from his residence on Charlton street lane near Lincoln. [The Colored Tribune, Savannah, April 22, 1876 - Submitted by Debbie Personette]

Minda Campbell
The Death of a Noted Colored Woman-
Savannah, Ga., January 20-Minda Campbell, who died here today, aged ninety-four, was the mother of Tom Simms, the fugitive slave, whose trial in Boston in 1850 created great excitement, and resulted in a decision sustaining the validity of the fugitive slave law. Boston men purchased Simm's freedom after he had been returned south.
[January 21, 1886 The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta Georgia - Submitted by Shauna Williams]

Brantley Carter Dead.
Danville, Va. Jan. 21.—Brantley Carter, of the Lynchburg Commercial, who was shot at Chatham on Monday by George Ball, a Danville drummer died at Chatham today Ball, who did the shooting, is in the county jail at Chatham awaiting a preliminary trial, which probably will be held tomorrow or Saturday.
Date: 1904-01-22; Paper: Columbus Daily Enquirer

William Cogle
Mr. William Cogle a well known and highly respected citizen of Savannah died  at his late residence on Thursday night Feb.19th. after a ten days illness of pneumonia. Funeral services were conducted at Savannah Undertaking
parlors after which the body was taken to Augusta where he was buried with Masonic honors from Tabernarle Baptist church. Rev. C. T. Walker, pastor.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune

Mr. Mitchell Dukes, an old citizen of Chatham county, died at Thunderbolt last Sunday, aged seventy-one. Daring the yellow fever epidemic in 1854, Mr. Dukes was one of the most active and faithful of those who remained in Savannah and nursed the sick.
Date: 1874-05-05; Paper: Macon Weekly Telegraph

Mrs. Dukes
Savannah - Funeral services for Mrs. Susie Dukes, 83, of 504 E. Charlton St., who died Saturday in a Savannah hospital after a brief illness, will be held at 3 p.m. today at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Estill, S. C.
A native of Garnett, S. C. she had lived in Savannah about 60 years.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Frances Houston, Sylvania Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Sylvania Funeral Home, Sylvania, Ga.
Date: 1968-08-14; Paper: Augusta Chronicle

Hon, Robert Falligant, judge of the Superior Court of the Chatham circuit, s dead.
Date: 1902-01-16; Paper: Marietta Journal

Catherine Fitts
DIED. At Warsaw, in Gwinnett county, on the 9th inst. Mrs. Catherine Fitts, wife of Wm. H. Fitts, recently of Savannah, Ga. [Macon Weekly Telegraph, March 2, 1841 - submitted by Christina Anthony]

Robert Forsyth - died, Savannah, Ga., April 15, 1885, aged 60½.
[Source: 1843 Chicago City Directory, reprinted in 1896 with death information. Submitted by K. Torp]

Fred Freeman
Mr. Fred Freeman died on Wednesday of last week at his late residence 794 Gwinnett street east. Mr. Freeman has been in bad health for quite a while, but only became worse a few days before his death. The remains were taken to Beaufort county where the funeral took place on Sunday. Several friends from the city attended the funeral. The deceased was well thought of by his friends. [Savannah Tribune, January 2, 1915 - submitted by Christina Anthony]

Mrs. Jacob Gardner

Died in Georgia - Mrs. Jacob Gardner, of Savannah.
[The Daily Constitution, Atlanta Georgia Oct. 22, 1876 - Submitted by Shauna Williams]

Ella Lena Garvin
Born 1 Apr 1883 Grays, South Carolina
Died 30 Oct 1930 Savannah, Georgia
[The Colored Tribune News - Submitted by Debbie Personette]

SAVANNAH LADY DEAD.
Mrs. Beirne Gordon Passed Away at Her Home Yesterday.
Savannah, Ga., April 20—(Special,)-
Mrs. Beirne Gordon died this afternoon after an illness of several months, which, however, grew  dangerous only two weeks ago. For the last few days she had been regarded as better, and the end came very suddenly.
Besides her husband Mrs. Gordon, who was Miss Elisabeth Hazelhurst, of Ellicott City, Md„ before her marriage, is survived by two sons, Beirne, Jr. and Ambrose.
Date: 1905-04-21; Paper: Augusta Chronicle

Reginald A. Gordon
Reginald A. Gordon the son of Mrs. Lillie R. Gordon, formerly of Savannah but who now resides In Philadelphia, died  Feb. 16, in the Naval Hospital of pneumonia, his remains were sent Hawkinsville, Ga., for interment.
He was one a student of G. S. I. C.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune

W. I. Henderson
Mr. W. I. Henderson brother of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henderson of New York City, died Friday Feb. 6th at 2:20 o'clock at his home 1735 Manton St., Philadelphia, Pa. He was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist church and served as an usher four years. He leaves to mourn his death a wife, Mrs. Estella Henderson: son, Mr. Thomas Henderson; one sister Mrs. Victoria Jones of Quitman, Ga., five brothers, Messrs. Peter and Hamp of Bellville, Fla; Robert of New York, City; Rev. T. J. of Millen Ga.; Herman of Brunswick, Ga.; grandmother, Mrs. Peggie Gayfield and uncle, Mr. Fate Sermons of Valdosta; sister in law, Mrs. E. R. Henderson; niece, Miss Roberta; Henderson  of Savannnh. His body was. taken to Eden cemetery for interment.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune

Mr. Jesse Joyce a member of Thomas Grove Baptist church, died Saturday morning, the funeral was from the Church Sunday afternoon. Rev. T. J. Lonon officiating, Interments was in East Side cemetery.
Date: 1919-07-12; Paper: Savannah Tribune

CHATHAM CORONER DEAD OF PARALYTIC STROKE
SAVANNAH, Ga. Jan, Coroner J. G. Kellar was stricken with paralysis today and died late tonight. He was well known in Chatham County politics for many years and twice had been coroner.
Date: 1911-01-27; Paper: Macon Telegraph

Former Augustan Dies in Savannah Mrs. Ida D Thomas Kenny ??, a former Augustan, died yesterday in Savannah, Ga.
Funeral services will be held at the graveside in Magnolia Cemetery Friday at 2 p. m.
Mrs. Kenny is survived by a daughter, Mrs. A. G. Blakeman, of Savannah; two sons. L. C. Hamby of Savannah, and F. W Hamby  of Atlanta, Ga.
Date: 1950-05-25; Paper: Augusta Chronicle

C.C. King, Jr.
Mr. Charlie 0. King Jr., died Tuesday night at his home 2316 Bulloch street after a very short illness. More than three weeks ago he was taken sick but after a few days he seemed to have recovered fully and returned to work. He worked from that time up to mid-day Saturday,  returning home in an apparently healthy condition. Later on in the afternoon he was taken  with a trouble In the head and in his attempt to get into the house from the garden where he was planting he fell several times. He was finally  carried into the house and there lay in a critical condition, until the end came on Tuesday. He was a young man who had many friends and his death was a shock to the circle in which he moved. The funeral will take place  tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock from Palen M. E. church, Burroughs and 35th streets. He was exalted ruler of Weldon Lodge of Elks and a  member of the Evening Call Social Club which organizations will attend the funeral in a body. He is survived by a wife,  Mrs. Edna King; two children, his parents, Mr. and Mrs C. C. King, Sr.; four sisters, Mrs. C. It. Perkins, Mrs. Annie E.  Forte, Miss Celestine King, Miss Mary E. King, and two brothers, Joseph A. and Russell H. King.
Date: 1918-03-30; Paper: Savannah Tribune

Alexander R. Lawton

ANOTHER VETERAN GONE –
 Gen. A. R. LAWTON, of Savannah, Ga. died at Clifton Springs, N. Y. Thursday morning. He had a stroke of paralysis on Friday last, from which he did not rally.
 Gen. ALEXANDER R. LAWTON was born in Beaufort District, South Carolina in 1818.  He entered the West Pont Academy in 1825, having for classmates Generals Halleek, Stevens, Canby and Gilmer.  After graduation he served on frontier duty in the First artillery for eighteen months, when he resigned from the army and studied law, beginning practice at Savannah.
 In 1850 he became president of the Augusta and Savannah railroad.  He was colonel of the First regiment of Georgia Volunteers when, in January 1861, he took possession of Fort Pulaski under state authority.  At the commencement of hostilities in the following April he received a commissioner as brigadier-general in the Confederate army, and he was from that time up to the close of the war in constant military service.
 After the fall of Richmond General Lawton returned to Savannah and reengaged in the practice of law.  Soon after President Cleveland’s inauguration he was tendered the appointment of minister to Russia, but finally requested the president to withdraw his name in consequence of his eligibility to civil office under the federal government being called in question.  This objection having been overruled by the attorney general, he was appointed Minster to Austria in 1885 in the place of Mr. Keiley to whom Austria had objected on the score of religious difficulties.
From Hamilton Appeal - Marion County AL - July 10, 1896 -
Transcribed and submitted by Veneta McKinney



Died In this City, on the 18th Lewis Leon, in the 74th year of his age, and for the last 35 years a resident of this City. His last words were that his whole trust was in God.
South Carolina papers will please copy.
Transcribed by Erica Beatty Augusta Chroncle 11/21/1850

Flora Louisa Long.
Flora Louisa Long, 13-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Long, died at the residence, near Buckhead. Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Funeral will take place Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Buckhead Baptist church, and Interment will be in Greenwood.
The Constitution, Atlanta Ga. Saturday May 30, 1914

The Savannah News furnishes the following information : Thomas H. Lyon, an estimable citizen, died on Sunday morning. He was a member of the Chatham Artillery, and was buried yesterday with military honors.
Date: 1880-05-14; Paper: Macon Weekly Telegraph

Elizabeth Maxwell
After an illness of some duration, Mrs. Elizabeth Maxwell died at her home in West Savannah on Saturday of last week and was buried the following Thursday from the West Savannah Baptist Church. Mrs. Maxwell is survived by a husband, Rev. J. R. Maxwell, two sons, Rev. M. C. Maxwell of Norfolk, Va., and Mr. J. H. Maxwell of Washington, D. C. [Savannah Tribune, January 2, 1915 - submitted by Christina Anthony]

James McKinley
Died in Georgia - James J. McKinley, of Savannah. F.C. McKinley, of Savannah.
[The Daily Constitution, Atlanta Georgia Oct. 20, 1876 - Submitted by Shauna Williams]

John L. Mitchell
Mr. John L. Mitchell a native of Savannah, Ga., but an old resident of Augusta, Ga., died on the 24th, of December after a brief illness and was buried on the 26th from the Union Baptist Church of which he was a member for over 40 years. The services were conducted by Rev. Silas X. Floyd and was largely attended by numerous friends. He is survived by a wife, Mrs. Calypso Ridley Mitchell. He was the oldest brother of Mr. Theodore L. Mitchell, Mrs. Maggie A. Clark and Mr. Frank L. Mitchell of Boston, Mass., and Mr. Wallace L. Mitchell of Wildwood, N. J. [Savannah Tribune, January 2, 1915 - submitted by Christina Anthony]

Galloway Nelson
After an Illness of four months Mr. Galloway Nelson of 541 Orange St.. died on Monday Feb. 10 at 10:30 p. m. He was a native of Marion county, S. C, but coming to Savannah from Augusta had lived here since 1894. He was employed by the M. and M. T. Co. for a number of years. He was confined to bed for sir weeks but bore his illness with patience. He was willing and waiting to die, was faithful until death and wears a crown of life. The funeral was held on Thursday from F. B. B. church. Rev. D. Wright officiating, assisted by Rev. R. Simmons. He was a member of Local Union I. L. A. 1010. He leaves to mourn his death a devoted wife, Mrs. Carrie Lou Nelson ; three daughters, Mrs. Florence Sanders, Mrs. Gertrude Denkins and Mrs. Bertha Bryant of Jacksonville; three sons, Messrs. Arthur A., and John H. Nelson and F. H. Shields of Jacksonville; two brothers, Willis and Evandale  Nelson of Marion, S. C. one sister Mrs. Celia Davis of Marion. S. C.; three grarid children, Walter, and Frank Howard and Carrie Nelson.
Date: 1920-02-28;  Paper: Savannah Tribune


Mrs. Katie Pinckney
Mrs. Katie Pinckney died on last Saturday from a stroke of paralysis at her residence 615 Bolton street, west. She had been ailing for some time but was apparently feeling better on the .day of her death, and was around the house attending to her domestic affairs. She was stricken about 9 o'clock in the morning and the end came at 1:30 in the afternoon. The funeral took place on Monday after-noon from St. Paul C. M. E. church of which she was a diligent member and an untiring worker. T. W Strother Court of Calanthe escorted the remains to the cemetery. The deceased was 43 years old and is survived by a husband, Mr. Frank Pinckney. a daughter. Mrs. Beatrice Pinckney Lorman, and a son Mr. Harold Pinckney.
Date: 1916-12-23; Paper: Savannah Tribune


Cleve Dewitt Polk
Sylvania, Ga. - Funeral services for Cleve Dewitt Polk. 10. of Erin, Tenn.. formerly of Savannah, Ga. who, died Saturday, will be held today at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home, Sylvania. with the Rev. Roy Gaddis officiating. Burial will be in Goloid Church Cemetery.
Date: 1974-03-26; Paper: Augusta Chronicle

Died In Savannah Ga., on the evening of the 14th George B. Reab aged 33 years and 1 month, lately a resident of Jacksonville, Fla.
Augusta Chronicle 9/19/1850 Submitted by Erica Beatty

John Reeves
Mr. John Keeves died at his residence 417 Oglethorpe lane, east after a long illness on Friday morning of last week at 0:45. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs, John Reeves, three brothers and two sisters. 
Date: 1918-03-30; Paper: Savannah Tribune

Sarah R. Rembert
At her residence, near Memphis, on Thursday afternoon, April 13, 1871, in her sixty-eighth year, Mrs. Sarah R. Rembert, relict of James Rembert, and daughter of Colonel Nicholas Long, of Georgia.
Funeral services at the Central Methodist Church, Union Street, this (Saturday) afternoon at 3 o’clock.  Savannah, (GA) papers please copy.    Memphis Daily Appeal – Memphis, Tennessee – April 15, 1871
Transcribed as written by D. Donlon

SAVANNAH DOCTOR DIES SUDDENLY
Dr. Ben F. Sheftall died in Savannah last Friday of acute indigestion, supposed to have been brought on by drinking milk after eating salmon. Dr. Sheftall was the hero of several yellow fever epidemics, having gone through those at Savannah, Jacksonville, Memphis, Vicksburg, Tampa and several others. He was forty-eight years old and leaves a wife and several children.
Source: The Marion County News - (Marion county, AL), July 29, 1897. Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


Infant Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Skipper
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Skipper, died on Monday June 16th, at the residence, 533 Taylor street, east.


When God made known to Ezechias, the young king of Israel, his approaching death, the king sighed from the depth of  his heart saying: "What in the middle of my days, am I to Descend to the gates of death? Is my life to be out like the thread by the weaver whilst I am at the very start?" Thus might have exclaimed young Horace J.  Miller when inexorable death called on him at the young age of 28 years. He was married to his affectionate wife, Miss Bonnie White, teacher of St. Anthony's Catholic school on last September, They were living their days in a truly Christian union, in peace and harmony and earnest work. He was carefully attending to his  business as inspector and had advanced to the position of assistant superintendent of the collectors. His free time he passed usefully and agreeably by painting ensigns, pictures and landscapes, for which he had a singular taste and talent, whilst his affectionate wife did all to make their newly built beautiful home a cozy corner, a "Home sweet home." Both were a true edification by their most regular attending Sunday after Sunday, morning and evening to their religious duties at St. Anthony's Catholic Church and not a little share was due them for the steady growth of that young congregation. The funeral service will take place at St. Anthony's to-morrow Sunday at 4:30 p. m and start there after for Laurel Grove Cemetery. The earnest prayers of all the congregation ascend to heaven to implore eternal peace and light on his immortal soul.
Date: 1913-06-28; Paper: Savannah Tribune

Mrs. Rosa Smith
Mrs. Rosa Smith died in Philadelphia Pa., Thursday March 21st  The body was brought here Monday and buried from St. Philip A. M. E. church, Tuesday at 3:30 p. m. The body was accompanied from Philadelphia by Mrs. P. G. Jones, daughter; Mr. Lindsay Jones, son-in-law, and Mrs. Hattie Perry. The funeral was conducted by Rev. R. Y. Branch, former pastor of the deceased, assisted by Rev. N. Bembry, Dr. G. Alexander, and Rev. R. J.. Williams, pastor of Mother Bethel church, Philadelphia. Mrs. Smith was born in Macon, and came to Savannah when only a girl, and lived here until last summer when she went  to Philadelphia where she remained until her death. She was converted and was a faithful member of St. Philip church until last summer when she joined Mother Bethel at Philadelphia. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. P. G. Jones; son-in-law, Mr. Lindsay Jones; three nieces, Mrs. Minnie Davis, Miss Eula Daris, Miss  Elena Burndridge and a nephew, Abraham Burndrldge and a host of friends.
Date: 1918-03-30; Paper: Savannah Tribune
 
Picturesque Official of Chatham is dead Charles B. Westcott Notable for Blue Law Enforcement
SAVANNAH. Ga. Feb. 13.—One of the most prominent figures about Savannah disappeared when Charles B.
Westcott died yesterday morning, his funeral and burial being conducted this afternoon. He was original in dress, wore his hair in long curls was a genius in invention and fearless as a public official being for four years game and fish warden of Chatham
Some years ago he carried forward a campaign against Sunday fishing, common hereabout, and created a sensation every Sunday. He gathered prima facie evidence with a camera each  Sunday, along the river and at the resorts shooting violators where he found them. One, he flushed, attacked him with a knife and Warden Westcott calmly got his picture advancing upon him with open knife, dropped his camera, knocked him assailant down, and took the prisoner and the negative of the photo, as evidence, to court Monday.
He is survived by his wife, three sons, one daughter and eight, grand-children.
Date: 1921-02-14; Paper: Macon Telegraph


The Columbus Enquirer regrets to learn the death of Mr. Henry Henes, formerly of that city he was a well known barber for many years. he died at Montgomery on ___ night of yellow fever.
The Georgia Press Nov 25 1873

The Columbus Enquirer contridicts its statement of the death, last Tuesday, in Montgomery of yellow fever of Mr. Louis Henes, which statement was printed in this column yesterday. He is said to be recovering.
The Georgia Press Nov 25 1873

FOUND DEAD.
Coroner Eden was called to hold an inquest, on Sunday last, over the body of William H. Hargrove, on the Louisville Road, some ten miles from the city. The body was discovered at an early hour in the morning of that day, lying near the railroad track, with the right leg, just above the ankle, nearly cut off, and having various other wounds. It appeared in evidence before the jury that on Saturday night the deceased was seen sitting on the track awaiting the down train. Before it approached he doubtless fell asleep, and was finally run over and killed.—
Savannah Georgian. Tuesday, July 25, 1854

DIED.
On the morning of the 20th instant, at 3 o'clock Mr. Nuttman B. Cope, aged 34 years, formerly of Savannah.
Macon, Georgia,  Weekly Telegraph Tuesday, July 25, 1854

Army Sgt. Tyrone Lanard Chisholm, 27, Savannah, Georgia, Tal Afar, Iraq
Savannah Morning News, Georgia, 11/16/2005
Sgt. Tyrone L. Chisholm wanted to make sure his two little girls had a merry Christmas. So when he returned from Iraq for a two-week break in September, he announced to his aunt, Evelyn Wilson, that her attic was a "fire hazard" and set about clearing it out. The next day Chisholm came home with more than $200 in gifts. In the attic, he hid a plastic Jeep, Elmo and Winnie the Pooh toys, plus clothes for his daughters, Laionna, 3, and Chi'Kiyah, 2. "He got up there and cleaned that attic for me, but he was really making room for those Christmas gifts," Wilson said. "He was just a good man, and he was a good dad." Chisholm, 27, was killed Friday by a string of roadside bombs that detonated near his M-1 Abrams tank in Tal Afar, Iraq. The city is near the Syrian border, where the U.S. military has launched an attack aimed at tracking down insurgents and stopping the weapons flow from Syria. Chisholm is the second Savannah native to be killed in Iraq since the war began in March of 2003. He was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado, and was on his second deployment to Iraq. The Groves High School graduate joined the Army after traveling overseas to visit his brother, Staff Sergeant Frederick Wilson, who was then posted in Germany. "He was really excited about the Army. He was proud of what he was doing, and he died doing what he wanted to do: serve his country," said Delores Baron, Chisholm's aunt. Whenever Chisholm returned to Savannah, Wilson said he looked forward to eating her home-cooked meals, which he grew up on. Barbecue, okra soup and shrimp casserole were among his favorites. In Lamarville, where Wilson lives, she said Chisholm was considered a role model to the children. "Everybody knew him. Everybody loved him," she said. Chisholm returned to Iraq on October 5 after securing a promise from his family they'd make sure his daughters got their Christmas presents. At the airport, he became emotional and told Wilson he would try to get the Army to assign him to Fort Stewart, so he could be closer to home. "It was the first time I ever saw him cry," she said. "He missed his family."
Savannah Morning News, Georgia, 11/16/2005


Tyrone Lanard Chisholm, 27, serving the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment from Fort Carson, Colorado was killed Friday, November 11, 2005 in Iraq. The Savannah native was the son of Sharon Ann Wilson and Richard Chisholm. He was educated in the public schools of Chatham County and was a 1997 graduate of Robert W. Groves High School. After graduating from High School he enlisted in the United States Army and served until his untimely death. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church (Hudson Hill). Tyrone was preceded in death by his father, grandparents; Willie Mae Wilson, Henry Wilson and Geneva Cato. He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Laionna J. Chisholm and Chi' Kiyah Chisholm both of Savannah, Georgia; mother, Sharon Ann Wilson of Savannah, Georgia; two brothers, Eugene Hagins of Savannah, Georgia and SSgt. Frederick (Ebony) Wilson stationed in Fort Leonardwood, Missouri; sister, Stephanie Reese of McDonald, Georgia; five aunts, Evelyn Wilson, Frances Chisholm, Thomasena Williams, Delores Barron, and Sandra Anthony all of Savannah, Georgia; three nephews; one niece and a host of cousins, other relatives, friends and a special friend, Felicia Brown of Savannah, Georgia. Funeral arrangements will be announced.
Submitted by Desiree Burrell Rodcay


DIED
In Savannah, on the 24th ultimo, at the Pulaski House, Nathaniel L. Sturges, Esquire, of the firm of Sturges & Hunter, of that city, aged 28 years.
Friday, January 14, 1842

In Savannah on the 7th instant, Miss Mary Elizabeth Archer, daughter of the Hon. Branch T. Archer, Secretary of War and of the Navy of Texas.
Friday, January 14, 1842 



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