Laurens County, South Carolina News
Laurensville Herald, 1853
Transcribed by Edith Greisser from microfilm belonging to the Caroliniana Library
Laurens County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails
Dalrymple, Henry was a distributee of the estate of Ann Dalrymple deceased and resided
outside the limits of the State of
Dalrymple, Margaret Ms. married Major John Johnson both of Laurens District
Dansby, Mary Ms. married A. E. Stoddard both of Newberry on
DARLINGTON DISTRICT – Levi M. Gray was selected postmaster of the new post office
SIMMONSVILLE in Darlington District, Laurensville Herald
married Ms. Martha O'Neall daughter of Henry O'Neall Esq. on
of Newberry District married Ms. Emily Coleman of Laurens District on
DeBardeleben, John F. of SC was an 1853 graduate of NY Medical College of
NYC. Commencement was
DeBerry, J. C.
was an 1853 graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. Commencement
married Ms. Margaret DeLong both of
Laurens District on
Dendy, T. M.
was awarded honorable mention at the Laurens County Agricultural Fair for his
plow. Laurensville Herald,
Dennis, J. A.
a member of the Vigilant Fire Company (of Abbeville?) during a fire fell from
the second story of a building by the sliding of a window shaft and was
instantly killed. Laurensville Herald
Denton, Emma E. Ms. was awarded 1st prize at the Laurens County Agricultural
Fair for her two Ottomans. Laurensville Herald,
Denton, Ida Florene three months and 17 days old infant daughter of Richard and Harriet
Denton died in Laurens Village on
DeSaussure, L. D. was elected and installed as 1853 M. W. Grand Master of the SC Grand
Lodge of IOOF, Laurensville Herald
advertised three stray sheep were on his farm and asks that the owner claim the
animals and pay for the advertisement, Laurensville
Dial, Ann Ms.
daughter of William and Hannah Dial of Laurens District married J. R. Childress
Dickson, Richard was a prisoner in the Chesterfield District jail and was discharged
a prisoner in the Chesterfield District jail died in a fire which consumed the
entire building on
Dillard, T. B.
was a cotton merchant of the town of
Dillard, Thomas B. was elected an 1853 director of the Bank of Newberry, Laurensville
a desperado was killed at Des Arc in Arkansas recently by Dr. A. R. Wilson who
emigrated to Arkansas from Tennessee, details, Laurensville Herald
Dogan, William R. was appointed and commissioned Aide-de-Camp to his Excellency the Gov.
and commander-in-chief with the rank of Lieut. Col. and will be obeyed and
respected accordingly. Laurensville Herald
Dorn, W. B.
was elected President of the Savannah River Valley RR. Laurensville Herald,
of Abbeville had a productive gold mine releasing about $20,000 worth of gold
each month. Mr. Dorne has some huge specimens to be on exhibition at the World
Fair in the summer of 1854. Laurensville Herald
Dorroh, Mary Cornelia 2 years, 7 months and11 days old daughter of Dr. John
F. and Mary E. Dorroh died
Douglas, A. S.
of Fairfield District, a student at Erskine College participated in the
Exhibition at the school with his speech on “The Benevolent, The Excellent in
Heart”, Laurensville Herald
Douglas, E. C.
of Newberry Courthouse opened a bookstore in the town of
Drass, Ms. was
awarded 1st prize at the Laurens County Agricultural Fair for her
piece of domestic cloth. Laurensville Herald,
Drennan, W. A.
of Holmes MS delivered an essay on ‘Utilitarianism at Erskine College
Drennan, W. Gus
Duncan, Richard McKim son of the late Rev. John M. Duncan of
Dunham, Benajah Col. of
79 years old died at the home of William Studdard in the upper part of Laurens
had a duel with J. Davidson Legare at
applied for letters of administration on the estate of William Duvall deceased.
Duvall, William L. 33 years old died
Easley, John A. Jr. advertised the sale of his imported Spanish Jacks, Laurensville
Easterling, H. R. of SC was an 1853 graduate of NY Medical College of NYC. Commencement
Eichelberger, J. A. Major a Director of the Laurens RR for 1853 was re-elected
for 1854, Laurensville Herald,
Eichelberger, J. A. Major was elected Warden of Laurensville in a special
election on March 1. Laurensville Herald
Elfe, Robert Hon. Sheriff of
Eller, A. of
Union District, engineer of Chalk’s Steam Mill had his right hand most sadly
advertised a $15 reward for a runaway slave DAN living near Pomaria. The boy is
15 years old, spare made, thin, yellow complexion, speaks slowly and wearing a
gray kersey coat and pants. He has a mother living in Edgefield and is probably
going there. Laurensville Herald
Ellison, Mary C. nine-year-old daughter of William and Abigail Ellison died
- on her plantation 6 miles North of Lexington CH on October 15th
the slave presently confined in jail in
new Bishop of South Carolina is Rev. Thomas F. David. He is a native of
Eppes, J. W.
advertised for an apprentice book keeper, Laurensville Herald,
Eppes, J. W.
was installed as 1853 Steward of Palmetto Lodge No. 19 AFM, for the ensuing
year. Laurensville Herald,
Erickson, C. was installed as 1853
Senior G. Deacon of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina for
the ensuing Masonic year. Laurensville
Evans, Irene C. Ms. married John Milam formally of Laurens District on
Fairbairn, E. J. Ms. was awarded 1st prize at the Laurens County Agricultural
Fair for her pair of silk mittens; the silk was raised by her in Laurens
district. Laurensville Herald,
Farley, Emma J. Ms. was awarded honorable mention at the Laurens County Agricultural Fair
for her fine painting. Laurensville Herald,
Farley, Emma Ms. was awarded honorable mention at the Laurens County Agricultural Fair
for her spread. Laurensville Herald,
Farley, Frances Ms. was awarded honorable mention at the Laurens County Agricultural Fair
for his plow. Laurensville Herald,
Farrow, Albert H. of Newberry married Ms. Margaret Ann Joy oldest daughter of John R.
and Sara A. Joy of
Farrow, T. F.
advertised he lost a gold pencil on the road between
Farrow, Woodberry H. married Mrs. Mary A. Rook both of Newberry on
Faust, C. J.
of SC was an 1853 graduate of NY Medical College of NYC. Commencement was
applied for letters of administration on the estate of Daniel Felder deceased. Laurensville
69 years, 7 months and 3 days old died at his home in Laurens District on
FERGUSON & SUBER was a cotton merchant of the town of
Finney, Amanda Mrs. of Peach Island FL displayed
the 1st open boll of Sea Island cotton picked
was murdered by Francis Thompkins on
Fleming, Archibald and Jackson Gregory had a
difficulty between them in which Fleming assaulted Gregory and had him on the
floor. John Gregory, a brother of
Jackson Gregory interfered and succeeded in getting Fleming off his brother.
Jackson Gregory pulled a knife from his pocket and attempted to stab Archibald
Fleming but instead stabbed his brother. Still on the floor
Fleming, J. T.
advertised dissolution of partnership with M. L. Brown in M. L. BROWN & CO.
Fleming, James T. and wife Sarah are the new proprietors of the AMERICAN HOTEL, Laurensville
was a distributee of an estate and resided outside the state of
was the husband of Lucy Eveline Fleming who was a distributee in an estate and
resided outside the State of
Fleming, Lucy Eveline was a distributee in an estate and resided outside
the State of
FLOYD & MORGAN was a cotton merchant of the town of
deceased was advertised for Bill of partition of his real estate consisting of
six tracts - 367.25 acres, 733 acres, 460 acres, and the home tracts;
Floyd, James B.
and Thomas A. Floyd vs Margaret Floyd et al - Bill for partition at Newberry
District court of equity, Laurensville Herald,
Flynt, J. W.
advertised his harness making business, Laurensville Herald
Fowler, D. R.
and W. E. Caldwell
were administrators of the estate of Charles Fowler deceased, Laurensville Herald,
applied for letters of administration on the estate of W. R. Fowler deceased. Laurensville
Fowler, J. F.
and W. A. Fowler advertised dissolution of partnership by mutual consent. Laurensville
Fowler, John W. was a distributee of an
estate and resided outside the limits of the State of
married Ms. Nancy Mary Riddle on
Fowler, William H. was a distributee of an
estate and resided outside the limits of the State of
Fowler, William R. died
applied for letters of administration on the estate of William L. Franks
deceased. Laurensville Herald,
vs Thomas Bull - declaration of attachment - Thomas Bull resides outside the
limits of the State of
Fraser, J. B. was installed as 1853 Grand
Frier, George W. Was the husband of Matilda
Frier who was a distributee of the estate of Sara W. Collins and resided
outside of the State of
Frier, Matilda was a distributee of the
estate of Sara W. Collins and resided outside of the State of
was elected 1853 E GRAND KING of the most Excellent Grand Royal Arch Chapter of
South Carolina, Laurensville Herald
FULLER INSTITUTE - the principle was J. E. B. Evans M. D. and the classes start
Fuller, A. C.
a Director of the Laurens RR for 1853 was re-elected for 1854, Laurensville
FULLER, WRIGHT & CO. was awarded 1st prize at the Laurens
County Agricultural Fair for his Jacks. Laurensville Herald,
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