Obituaries and Death Notices
Anderson, Levi B. was born in N C, 1 Oct 1795. He died at the residence of his son-in-law, I R Hicks, near Hickman's Mill, Jackson co, Mo, 9 Dec 1877. Bro A became a member of the Methodist Church when a young man and spent all of his strength in the service of his Lord...May his children and children's children follow him to that sunbright clime. - John D Wood (Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on December 26, 1877. Transcribed by Barbara Z.)
Bancom, Adam Hubert
Services for Adam Hubert Bancom were Monday at Center Point Holiness Church with the Revs. Cleo Kelley and J. R. Chalk officiating. Burial was in Sardis Cemetery with Shackelford Funeral Home of Savannah in charge. Mr. Bancom, who was 71, died Sunday morning at his home in Sardis. He was a native of North Carolina and had lived the past 54 years in Sardis. He was a retired farmer and a Holiness. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Meleria Wade Bancom; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Thomas and Mrs. Eulalia Helms, both of Charlotte, N. C.; and a brother, Down Bancom of Charlotte.
(Source: The Lexington Progress, (Lexington, Tennessee) February 3, 1982. Submitted by Amanda Jowers)
Died at Washington City on the 7th instant, in the 53d year of his age, Major General Thomas Blount, Representative in Congress from North Carolina. His remains were interred with military honors and Congress have resolved to wear crape on the left arm for one month as a testimony of their respect for his memory. (Source: The Centinel, Gettysburg, Pa , February 26, 1812. Submitted by Nancy Piper)
De Mille, Henry Churchill, dramatist, born in North Carolina, in 1850; died in Pompton, N. J., Feb. 10, 1893. He was graduated at Columbia College in 1875, and for three years taught in Lock wood Academy, Brooklyn, being also vice-principal there the most of the time. From 1878 till 1882 he taught in the Columbia College Grammar School, and was then appointed examiner' of plays in the Madison Square Theater. In 1883 his first play, "Delmur's Daughter," was produced at that theater, and in the following year his second, "Sealed Instructions." He also appeared on the stage in 1884 in "Young Mrs. Winthrop." The same year he formed a partnership with Charles Barnard, and "The Main Line" was produced. His next partnership was with David Belasco, and resulted in a series of successful plays, including "The Wife," "Lord Chumley," "The Charity Hall," and "Men and Women." He personally adapted "The Lost Paradiseâ€ from the German. (Source: Appletonâ€™s Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events 1893. Vol. XVIII. Published 1894. Contributed by Robyn Greenlund)
Davis, Gen. Thornton of this state. September. Chulahoma, Miss. R.R. September 27, 1848. (Marriages and Death Notices in Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1846-1855)
Gales, Weston R. of this state. July 23, Petersburg, Va. R.R. July 26, 1848. (Marriages and Death Notices in Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1846-1855)
Henderson, Wallace Alexander
At the house of Doctor L. Les Delley, in the town of Havana, in the island of Cuba, on the 24th of April, 1823, Doctor Wallace Alexander Henderson, eldest son of Maj. Lawson Henderson, of Lincoln county, N. C. who was born in said county on the 2d December, 1799. At the age of ten years, Dr. Henderson commenced reading the Latin Language with the Rev. John Robinson, of Cabarrus county; and finished reading the Latin and Greek languages with the Rev. John M. Wilson, of Mecklenburg county. From thence he was removed to Greenville College, in Tennessee, where he obtained a diploma at the age of nineteen. Shortly after leaving college, he returned to Lincoln, and commenced the study of physic with Dr. William McClean; which he continued afterwards with Dr. McKenzie, of Charlotte. After finishing his course, he went to the city of New York to attend medical lectures; where, in the winter of 1821-1822, from the severity of that climate, he contracted pulmonary consumption. [Western Carolinian, June 17, 1828]
Irvine, Mrs. Jane of the state. June. Bedford, Va. R.R. June 21, 1848. (Marriages and Death Notices in Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1846-1855)
Manly, Lieut. Charles of this state. October 10. Providence R.I. R.R. October 18, 1848. (Marriages and Death Notices in Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1846-1855)
Price, Thaddeus of this State. March. Phila. R.R. March 11, 1848 (Marriages and Death Notices in Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1846-1855)
Mar. 31, 1836 - Died in this city, on the 29th inst. Mr. Beverly Rew, aged about 50 years a native of North Carolina .
(Source: The Georgia Messenger, March 31, 1836. Contributed by Barbara Ziegenmeyer)
Died: on Nov 26 last, in the State of Miss, Col Duncan Stewart, aged 60 yrs, a native of NC; afterwards a resident of Tenn, but an inhabitant of Miss since 1811.
[Daily National Intelligencer, JAN 22, 1821 - Submitted by K. Torp]
Strong, Bela W.
In North Carolina - Bela W. Strong, Esq. killed in a duel (Source: North American Review - July 1815)
Died. Jan. 22nd. the infant child of John and Elizabeth A. Tinnin. of the N.C Conference. 10 days of age. (N.S. v. 2. no. 6. 10 February 1848, p. 23.) (Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. Submitted by K. Torp)
Turner, Matilda was born 2 Oct 1303 in N C, and died in Wayne Co. Mo, 20 June 1877...Father Turner still lingers on the shores of time. â€“ S. C. Biffle (Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on July 30, 1877. Transcribed by Barbara Z.)
Vanderhorst, General Arnoldas
May 1815 - In Carolina - General Arnoldas Vanderhorst (Source: North American Review)