Lawrence County Genealogy Trails

 

Death Notices Via Newspapers

 

 

Source: Lexington Herald (23 Aug. 1896) transcribed by FoFG MZ
LOUISA, 
Ky., Aug. 22. – At Zelda, this county, John Lett killed Brack Hensley by cutting him in the abdomen. While drunk Hensley went into the store where Lett works and raised a row, finally assaulting him. Lett then used his knife and Hinsley died in eight minutes. Both were married and considered good citizens.

 

 



Source: 
Lexington Herald (7 July 1909) transcribed by FoFG MZ
LOUISA, 
Ky., July 6. – The wife of County Clerk Mont Holt died at this place of consumption. Her age was thirty-two. Three small children survive.

 

 

 

Source: Lexington Herald (19 Jan. 1903) transcribed by FoFG MZ
LOUISA, 
Ky., Jan. 18. – Judge James E. Stewart, aged seventy, died at his home here from a stroke of paralysis sustained some time ago. He was one of the most prominent lawyers in Eastern Kentucky and was Criminal Judge of this district during the troublous time with the regulators in 1878. He had also been Commonwealth’s Attorney of the district previous to that.

 

 

 

Source: Lexington Herald (7 May 1901) transcribed by FoFG MZ
LOUISA, 
Ky., May 6. – Mathies Clevenger, a Baptist preacher living near Blaine, this county, died very suddenly.

 

 

 

Big Sandy newspaper, Lawrence Co. KY. April 29, 1921.  [Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney]
MRS CARTER DIES. Mrs. Kire Carter died at Akron, O., Friday of last week. Her husband is a son of Marion Carter, of Irad, this county. She was a native of Louisville and her body was taken there for burial.

 

 

Big Sandy newspaper, Lawrence Co. KY. April 29, 1921.  [Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney]

A RICHARDSON CITIZEN DIES OF HEART DISEASE. The funeral of Mr. Hite Warnick was held on Tuesday at his home at Richardson. His death occurred suddenly and unexpectedly last Sunday morning. Heart disease was the trouble. He died after some exertion in driving hogs out of the field. His age was 58 years, and he leaves a family. He was one of the best citizens of that community, and his death brings deep sorrow to all who knew him.

 

 

Big Sandy newspaper, Lawrence Co. KY. April 29, 1921.  [Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney]

GARFIELD ADAMS DIES IN ASHLAND HOSPITAL. Garfield Adams, age 41, died in an Ashland hospital Wednesday morning, following an operation for gall stones. His system was thoroughly poisoned before reaching the hospital. The body was taken to the home at Overda, this county, by was of Webbville, and the burial took place Thursday. Mr. Adams leaves a wife and twelve children. He was a brother of County Court Clerk D. B. Adams, and was an excellent citiaen. He will be sincerely mourned by his neighbors and friends. For quite a long time he had suffered from the trouble that finally caused his death.

 

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