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MCKENZIE - Died in Georgia - C.C. McKenzie, of Rome. [The Daily Constitution, Atlanta Georgia Oct. 22, 1876]

A.J. Reed
Oldest Floyd Citizen is Dead At Age of 100
Rome Ga., July 12. Floyd County's oldest resident died this week at the age of 100 years. He was A.J. Reed, who lived in the western part of the city and who was born in May 1813. He entered the Confederate army when 18 years of age, and he served through the was in the Eighth Georgia regiment. He had been a citizen of Floyd county since he was 21 years of age, and he was here when the last Indians left the county. He had been in falling health for a long time, but preserved his mental vigor and told many interesting stories of early days in Floyd county.

[Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 13 Jul 1913 - Submitted by Pam Rathbone]


SMITH - Died in Georgia - H.D. Smith, of Rome.
[The Daily Constitution, Atlanta Georgia Oct. 20, 1876]


COL. T. W.  ALEXANDER, NESTOR OF ROME BAR, BREATHES  HIS LAST
1915-1-23- Paper Atlanta Constitution, Georgia
Rome Ga., January 22.—(Special.)—
Colonel Thomas W. Alexander, one of  Rome's oldest and most distinguished citizens, died here this afternoon, aged 88 years. The funeral will take place on Sunday. Colonel Alexander was born in Gwinnett county, moved to Rome in 1832 and had resided here continuously since that time, except during the War between the states, when he was at the head of Company A, of the Third Georgia Infantry. He was the oldest member of the Rome bar, has served in the state legislature and was several times mayor of Rome. He was the only living pastmaster of Cherokee lodge of' Masons. He is survived by a son, Colonel Hooper Alexander, of Atlanta, district attorney for north Georgia; and three daughters, Mrs. Samuel Pegues, of Chicago; Mrs. J. A. Rounsaville and
Mrs. C W. King, of Rome
Submitted by Tam Inman


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