1878 & 1905 Observer
Including 1998-2000
Newspaper abstracts by Edith Greisser
Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Rabin, Al, husband of Sylvia Beltz, died 1/31/2000 in Miami FL. Burial was in Jacksonville FL. Newberry Observer 2/2/2000

Rable, W. S. was advertised having a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 3/13/1884, page 3

Rabt, William of Township No. 7 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rae, Algernon Stuart of Sussex England married Miss Laura Gertrude Greneker, daughter of Richard H. Greneker of Newberry at the home of George A. Boozer of Chappells on 4/28/1905 officiated by Rev. John L. Ray. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/2/1905

Ragsdale, B. A. his Chester SC store building was opened, robbed and blown up with dynamite and burned to ashes. The Governor had offered a $100 reward. Page 2, Newberry Observer 1/3/1902

Ragsdale, E. B. Hon. of Winnsboro died 9/18/1901 at age 42 years. Newberry Observer 9/19/1901

Ragsdale, Eugenia see Eugenia R. McMURRY, Newberry Observer 2/5/1999

Ragsdale, G. W. Mrs. of Winnsboro was the sister to Mrs. W. T. Glenn of Chappells. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/2/1904

Rahl, Sanders CSA was killed at the Battle of the Wilderness. Page 6, Newberry Observer 8/5/1904

Rahn, Fanny Parker Mrs., wife of Rev. S. S. Rahn of Savannah GA died at her home 6/7/1905 with burial in Columbia. Her husband was a Professor at Newberry College several years ago. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/13/1905

Rahn, Prof. presented his resignation to the Board of Trustees for Newberry College. It was accepted so that he could accept the Pastorate of the English Lutheran Church in Augusta GA, Herald 6/28/1883, page 3; an article from the Augusta News telling how fortunate Augusta was in getting Rev. Rahn as a Pastor, Herald 8/2/1883, page 3; He and his wife arrived in Augusta GA where they will make their home, Herald 10/18/1883, page 3; Rev. Professor Rahn now Pastor of St. John Church in Wyethville VA. was elected president of Gaston College, Dallas NC. Newberry Observer, 8/11/1892

RAILROAD TRAVEL in its infancy, Page 1, Newberry Observer 9/16/1902.

Raines, Burr M. a well-known and respected colored tailor in Newberry died at his home on 4/8/1901 at age 77 years. He was born in Winnsboro and was brought to Newberry by Patrick Scott who owned him from the time he was a lad. He owned two homes, renting one of them. His wife was dead. He may have a brother living in NC who hadn’t been seen in years. There were no children. Newberry Observer 4/11/1901; Burr M. Rain (e)s, male colored, died 4/8/1901 of pneumonia. He was 75 years old, born in SC and lived in Newberry, SC. for 45 years. Reported by Dr. J. M. Kibler. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library); Burrell Raines the tailor, was one of the colored of Newberry who went to Liberia. He and several others returned the next year, preferring his old homestead to the jungles of the African Coast. (Abstract from page 764 ‘Annals of Newberry’’)

Raines, James took over the Gaffney City newspaper, Herald 8/13/1885, page 3

Raines, Pauline Baker, 81 years old, widow of Irby Lee Raines Sr., died 3/22/1999 at home. Born in Whitmire, she was a daughter of Ernest and Minnie Baker. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Gray Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/24/1999

Rainey, Sallie E. Miss was advertised with a letter for pick-up from the Post Office, Herald 5/1/1884, page 3

Rainy, B. G. was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 12/4/1884, page 3

Raley, A. C. of Kershaw County was almost murdered by James Pitts, a drunkard. Newberry Herald 11/1/1883; while riding in a wagon with his family A. C. Raley of Kershaw county was fired upon by James Pitts who was drunk, Herald 11/8/1883, page 2

Ralph, George W. was advertised as having a letter for pick up at the post office, Herald 4/17/1884, page 2

Ramage, B. B. Rev. of Nashville TN (Class of 1880) gave the Alumni address (Building Of Character) at Newberry College commencement, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3;

Ramage, B. J. He was a Newberry merchant 28 years ago and was still living, Herald 11/29/1883, page 3; was appointed CHIEF OF DRAINAGE for the town of Newberry, Herald 3/20/1884, page 3; Burr J. Ramage arrived home in Newberry, Herald 5/22/1884, page 3; He visited in Prosperity, Herald 6/5/1884, page 3; There was a fire in the cellar under his store; structural damage to the floor above; water damage to goods in the store; the value of goods saved far out weighed the cost of the fire engine; insurance with Norwich Union for $3,000, Herald 11/6/1884, page 3; His youngest daughter Miss Sarah Drayton Ramage died 7/12/1885, Herald 7/23/1885; page 2; Burr J. Ramage 73 years old, died at his home in Newberry 10/28/1890 of paralysis. Newberry Observer 10/30/1890; B. J. Ramage was a candidate for Court Clerk 3/15/1854. Newberry Observer 10/1/1891

Ramage, B. J. Jr. returned to John Hopkins Univ. after the holiday, Herald 1/4/1883, page 3; B. J. Ramage Jr. and his sister Miss Sarah arrived in Newberry yesterday, Herald 5/31/1883, page 3; B. J. Ramage Jr. was conferred the degree of A. M. at the Newberry College Commencement, Herald 6/28/1883, page 2; He returned to Baltimore and from there will go to Europe, intending to go to Heidelberg, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3; Burr James Ramage formerly of Newberry was elected Professor of History at the University of the South in Suwannee TN. Newberry Observer, 10/27/1892; Burr James Ramage, Professor, now of Sewanee TN., will marry Harriet Page Bird of Galveston TX., on 2/24/1897 at Trinity Church. Newberry Observer, 2/17/1897; Professor Burr James Ramage PhD was mentioned in the Southern Farm Magazine see page 3, Newberry Observer 1/10/1901; Professor Burr James Ramage returned to Sewanee TN. Newberry Observer 9/12/1901; Dr. Burr J. Ramage formerly of Newberry and now of Washington DC had the small pox. Details of his contracting and exposing others, including the President of the US, Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/22/1904

Ramage, Bartow B. was conferred the degree of A. M. at the Newberry College Commencement, Herald 6/28/1883, page 2; B. B. Ramage was a Harvard graduate this year; awarded a Boyleston prize for elocution, Herald 6/26/1884, page 3; B. B. Ramage arrived home from NY via a steamship to Charleston, making the trip in 47 hours, Herald 9/18/1884 page 3; Bartow B. Ramage clerked at his father’s store, Herald 10/2/1884 page 3; was hired to teach French, German and elocution at Newberry College, Herald 12/11/1884, page 3; Board of Trustees at the college confirmed his appointment, Herald 12/18/1884, page 3; B. B. Ramage formerly of Newberry was ordained to the ministry of the Episcopal Church of Nashville TN where he will serve at St. Peter’s Church. Newberry Observer 4/23/1891; He will preach at St. Luke’s church, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3; Bartow Bee Ramage will marry Ethel Purvis in St. Paul’s Church in Chattanooga TN., on 6/26/1894. Newberry Observer, 6/20/1894; Rev Bartow Bee Ramage of Fort Worth TX visited relatives in Newberry. Newberry Observer 11/30/1898; Rev. B. B. Ramage of Fort Worth TX visited his brother John L. Ramage of Newberry. Newberry Observer 8/31/1899; Rev. Bartow B. Ramage of Houston TX visited his sister Miss Fannie Ramage of Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/20/1903

Ramage, Burr J. was listed as the Clerk of Court, Conservatist 3/?/1858

Ramage, C. J. of Wyse’s Ferry SC participated in the Junior Class Oratory Contest of Newberry College with his talk on "EARLY IMPRESSIONS", Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3; C. J. Ramage having finished with Senior Exams was awarded second honors. Newberry Observer, 5/9/1894; C. J. Ramage graduated from Newberry College 6/17/1894. He delivered the Salutatory. Newberry Observer, 6/20/1894; C. J. Ramage lived at Wyse’s Ferry. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895; Carroll J. Ramage will be a Law partner of J. Y. Culbreath Esq. of Newberry. Newberry Observer 11/17/1897; after attending school in Newberry C. J. Ramage went to Professor Buzby’s school in Leesville. He then attended Newberry College where he graduated in 1894. He taught school in Newberry and Lexington and after reading Law was admitted to the Bar December 1897. Newberry Observer 3/30/1898; C. J. Ramage lost a law library to fire in Saluda valued at $800, no insurance. Page 1, Newberry Observer 3/25/1902

Ramage, D. W. was 6th Corp. of the QUITMAN RIFLES, part of the original roll, published on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/4/1900

Ramage, Drayton Mrs. was ill for some time. Newberry Observer 2/16/1898

Ramage, Elvira N. daughter of Mr. B. J. Ramage, died 5/28/1883. She was buried 5/30/1883 in the family burial ground near Jacob Paysinger. Newberry Herald 5/31/1883, page 3; a Memoriam on page 3, Newberry Herald 6/7/1883, page 2

Ramage, Fannie Miss won a prize at the Newberry Agricultural Fair for pound cake, Herald 11/6/1884, page 2; She visiting her brother Rev. Bartow Bee Ramage in Fort Worth TX. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/11/1905

Ramage, John L. He and his sister Miss Sarah Ramage returned from a trip to NC, VA and TN, Herald 8/30/1883, page 3; of Newberry was the brother to Rev. B. B. Ramage of Fort Worth TX. Newberry Observer 8/31/1899; J. L. Ramage of Newberry was seriously ill. He was visited by his brother Dr. B. J. Ramage of Sewanee University. Newberry Observer 8/29/1901; He died 9/5/1901 at his home in Newberry. He was 48 years old. He leaves a sister, Miss Fannie Ramage and two brothers, Professor Burr James Ramage of Sewanee University and Rev. Bartow B. Ramage of Houston TX. Newberry Observer 9/5/1901; J. L. Ramage, male, white, died 9/5/1901 of cerebra spinal sclerosis. He was 48 years old, born in SC and lived in Newberry, SC. for 48 years. Reported by Dr. O. B. Mayer. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Ramage, L. W. was murdered by John C. Wham on 7/9/1903. The court case was on Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/23/1903

Ramage, Mary F. of Edgefield, married N. B. Stack of Birmingham Alabama at the home of Callie Ramage of Newberry on 11/14/1889 by Rev. W. C. Schaeffer. Newberry Observer 11/21/1889

Ramage, Mr., had his smokehouse entered into; a ham, cabbages and were taken. Newberry Herald 7/23/1879

Ramage, Mrs. was the daughter to Mrs. Gertrude King. Page 1, Newberry Observer 2/17/1905

Ramage, Sarah Miss, returned home to Newberry accompanied by her brother B. J. Ramage Jr., Herald 5/31/1883, page 3; She and her brother J. L. Ramage returned from a trip to NC, VA and TN, Herald 8/30/1883, page 3; She was in a carriage which was destroyed by run-away mules; no injury, Herald 11/1/1883, page 3; Miss Sadie Ramage returned home yesterday, Herald 4/10/1884, page 3; Miss Sarah Ramage of Newberry returned from Concord NC, Herald 8/28/1884, page 3; Miss Sarah Drayton Ramage youngest daughter of B. J. Ramage died 7/12/1885, Herald 7/23/1885; page 2

Ramage, T. D. sold his Newberry farm and bought a Greenwood farm, Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/19/1905

Ramey, Daisy married J. J. Brown, both of Factoryville, on 3/5/1899 by Rev. G. A. Wright at the Baptist Parsonage. Newberry Observer 3/9/1899

Ramey, James Nathaniel, male, white, died 4/6/1917 of diarrhea and pellagra. The deceased was 61 years, 2 months, 15 days old, born in SC., lived in Newberry SC. Reported by W. G. Houseal M. D. Burial was in West End Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ramey, Mary, female, white, died 6/19/1917 of broncho pneumonia, remittent fever. The deceased was 62 years old, born in Edgefield Co., SC., lived in Newberry City. Reported by W. G. Houseal M. D. Burial was in West End Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ramie, Lizzie Miss married Jacob J. Barnes both of Edgefield by Rev. J. B. Traywick on 12/23/1883, Herald 1/10/1884, page 3

Rampley, Louisa Mrs., 60 years old, married for the fourth time to Captain J. F. Townsend, 60, (his second marriage) in GA. Newberry Observer 7/11/1889

Rampley, Virginia see Virginia R. RENWICK, Newberry Observer 12/14/1998

Ramsbotham, Fred, operative, living at Ward #5 in Newberry, and wife Clyds Ramsbotham have a white female child born 8/26/1898, delivered by Dr. W. G. Houseal. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ramseur, W. H. his store at Tucker Ferry on Enoree River was burned with all its contents. He was in NC at the time. Suspect robbery and arson, Herald 1/11/1883, page 3; he sold a lot in No. 4 township to David R. Phifer bounded by the Enoree river, the old ‘96’ road for $1, Herald 3/15/1883, page 3 & Herald 4/12/1883, page 3

Ramsey, A. W. of York opened a ‘package store’ with Alfred Stewart of Cleveland NC as his clerk. Newberry Observer 9/15/1897

Ramsey, J. R., mill operative, living at Ward #5 in Newberry, and wife have a white male child born 2/25/1898, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; J. R. Ramsey was moving to Helena. Newberry Observer 12/7/1898.

Randall, Elizabeth, daughter of Col. Theodore Randall, married Silas Johnstone on 10/23/1844. Newberry Observer, 1/9/1895

Randall, Maggie COURT OF SESSION, murder; True bill Newberry Observer 7/26/1900; Maggie Randall, COURT OF SESSIONS, murder, (charged with poisoning her husband last July), acquitted. Newberry Observer 10/25/1900

Randall, Theodore Col. of Chester was an English officer before coming to America. He was the father of Mrs. Elizabeth Randall Johnstone the wife of Silas Johnstone of Newberry. Newberry Observer, 1/9/1895

Randall, Vans brother of Mrs. Silas Johnstone was in Newberry visiting relatives. He lived in Liverpool England for many years and owned a farm in FL where his only son resided, Herald 3/6/1884, page 3; Van Randall, 77 years old, died suddenly at his home in Madison FL., 1/27/1897. He was a brother-in-law to Silas Johnstone. Newberry Observer 2/3/1897

Randall, West COURT carrying a concealed weapon upon the person, guilty, Herald 2/8/1883, page 3; 6 months in the Penitentiary; pistol forfeited by the State, Herald 2/15/1883, page 3

Randel, Jessie M. Jr. 80 years old, died 7/28/1999 at Beaufort Memorial. Mr. Randel was born in Loraine, Ohio, 5/8/1919, a son of the late Jesse Morgan Randel Sr. and Ethel R. Owings. Newberry Observer 7/30/1999

Randell, Carver Col. 82 years old, a native of Newberry died in Anderson on 5/27/1902. He moved to Anderson before the Confederate war. He was an uncle to A. P. Johnstone of Anderson and Col. George Johnstone of Newberry. He was a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church. Page 5, Newberry Observer 6/3/1902

Randle, Elis was advertised having a letter at the post office for pick-up, Herald 2/14/1884, page 3

Randolph, Caroline Miss died 6/30/1902. A short bio on Page 5, Newberry Observer 7/4/1902

Rankin, A. J. answered roll call at the reunion in Prosperity of the Confederate Survivors, Co. G. 13th Regt. SC. held 8/26/1891. Page 3, column 3, Newberry Observer, 8/27/1891; A. J. Rankin was to get $22.50 pension for 1894 as a Confederate Soldier. Newberry Observer, 5/9/1894; A. J. Rankin of Township No. 1 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rankin, Boyd Simpson, 62 years old, widower of Doshia Moates Rankin, died 8/31/2000. Born in Prosperity he was a son of Henry Simpson and Annie Mae Sligh Rankin. Burial was in St. Luke Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. The report of the accident causing his death, with picture, was on page one. Newberry Observer 9/1/2000

Rankin, Constable seized a 10-gallon keg of whiskey at the depot yesterday morning. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895

Rankin, Delila, white, married, 62 years old, kept house, died August 1869 of consumption. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. STONEY BATTERY TOWNSHIP

Rankin, Doshia Moates, 63 years old, wife of Boyd S. Rankin, died 4/10/1999 at Providence Hospital in Columbia. Born in Newberry she was a daughter of the late William Dewey and Mary Belle Wix Moates. Burial was in St. Luke’s Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/12/1999

Rankin, Dovie Fitzgerald Crooks, 79 years old, widow of Comdr. Sloan Rankin, died 12/12/1999 in Savannah GA. Born in Charleston she was a daughter of William Edgar and Jessie Rutherford Crooks. Burial was in Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort. Newberry Observer 12/22/1999

Rankin, E. Mrs., married Charles Force, both of Newberry, on 12/9/1877 by the Rev. M. M. Boyd at the residence of James Wood in Edgefield SC. Newberry Herald 1/9/1878

Rankin, H. C. of Township No. 9 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rankin, Henry P. 65 years old, died 11/13/1902 at his home near St. Luke’s Church. He was survived by several grown children. Burial was in St. Luke’s Cemetery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/18/1902

Rankin, Hezekiah colored, was lynched for the shooting murder of Fred Tyler, white. Newberry Observer 10/1/1891

Rankin, J. H. married Miss Essie Griffin 11/30/1902 at St. Luke’s Parsonage by Rev. H. J. Mathias. Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/5/1902

Rankin, J. S. Miss married T. L. Griffin, both of Newberry on 12/23/1900 by Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh. Newberry Observer 1/3/1901

Rankin, Lee married Miss Carrie Crooks of West End on 4/5/1903 at St. Luke’s Parsonage by Rev. H. J. Mathias. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/10/1903

Rankin, M. W. left for Texas aboard the SeaBoard Airlines to attend the Southern Baptist Convention. Newberry Observer, 5/9/1894; Rev. M. W. Rankin resigned as Pastor of Bush River and Mt. Zion Churches. Newberry Observer 8/31/1899; Rev. M. W. Rankin resigned as Pastor of Bush River and Mt. Zion Churches and will relocate at St. George’s in Dorchester County. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901

Rankin, Mark Boyd married Mrs. Bettie Coates on 9/1/1901 at St. Luke’s Parsonage by Rev. H. J. Mathias. Newberry Observer 9/5/1901

Rankin, Mark married Miss Jenetta Feagle on 12/19/1905 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Minick of the St. Luke’s section officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon. Page 1, Newberry Observer 12/22/1905

Rankin, Mr. Rev. was the new pastor for Bush River and Mt. Zion Churches, Newberry Observer 3/2/1893, page 3

Rankins, Jack and his brother Rankins, Henry were survivors of Co. G 13th Regt. SC Vols. Herald 5/15/1884, page 2

Ranton, Smiley, of Saluda, 40 years old, died at Coleman’s ginnery with heart trouble. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/2/1903

Raoul, President of the GA Central RR bought the Greenwood, Laurens & Spartanburg RR, Herald 3/20/1884, page 2

Rappell, Patricia see Patricia Rappell ADAMS, Newberry Observer 5/26/2000

Rasor, Mr. - the finishing touches to his store in Whitmire was done by the expert painter Mt. H. G. Meyer. Medium quartered oak was the color of the inside and facing. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/12/1904

Rasor, William Henry will marry Miss Mary Tidmarsh, both of Whitmire on 4/8/1903 at the Whitmire Baptist Church. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/27/1903; all about the wedding, a column devoted to the event, Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/10/1903; W. H. Rasor was appointed as a corporator of the Whitmire Manufacturing Company. Page 8 Newberry Observer 7/15/1904

Rast, Annie Miss of Orangeburg visited in Pomaria, Herald 7/3/1884, page 3

Rast, Claude J. married Gussie M. Gates, both of Orangeburg Co., on 12/26/1889 by Rev. J. Hawkins, D. D. Newberry Observer 1/9/1890

Rast, W. A. was awarded the James Aiken Keller scholarship to Newberry College for his sophomore year, Press & Reporter 6/26/1895, page 2,

Rast, W. A. will deliver the speech "Aguinaldo’ at Commencement at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 4/27/1899

Ratley, James L. colored, a barber, and family have left Newberry to live in Topeka Kansas. Ratley had sold his business to Harvey Reese. Newberry Herald 12/19/1879

Rauch, Charles F. married Miss Hattie Della Shealy 10/8/1903 by Rev. J. K. Efird at the home of the bride’s uncle, J. J. Frick. Page 5, Newberry Observer 10/13/1903

Rauch, Claude Hadkell "Buddy" 39 years old, of Prosperity, husband of Wanda Sue Harmon Rauch, died 4/8/2000 in an auto accident. Born in Richland Co. he was a son of Claude Hadkell Sr. and Glenda Faye Gonece Rauch. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Story of auto accident on page 1 Newberry Observer, 4/10/2000

Rauch, F. W. during the Junior Oratorical Contest at Newberry College delivered ‘Unity was Power’. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895; Fred W. Rauch of Wyse’s Ferry, ’96 graduate of Newberry College will deliver "England Among The Powers". Newberry Observer 5/13/1896

Rauch, J. A. of Wyse’s Ferry delivered the speech ‘The Unknown’ at the commencement exercises at Newberry College on 6/13/1897. Newberry Observer 6/16/1897; J. A. Rauch, of Wyse Ferry, delivered his presentation on ‘Influence of War on National Character’ for the graduating class of Newberry College June 1998. Newberry Observer 6/15/1898

Rauch, J. C. H., was paid $29 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1887-1888. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Rauch, Jacob A. had purchased the Luther Oxner place and will move there next spring. Page 5, Newberry Observer 10/21/1904

Rauch, Kathleen see Kathleen Rauch BICKLEY, Newberry Observer 2/13/1998

Rauch, Mary Lee Butler Mrs., wife of Felix Rauch, died 10/11/2000. Born in Saluda she was a daughter of Will and Adeline Butler. Newberry Observer 10/16/2000

Rauch, Minnie of Chapin visited her sister Mrs. Wilson. Newberry Observer, 1/30/1895

Rauch, Nellie Rae Boland, 83 years old, widow of Oscar Lee Rauch, died 7/25/1998. Born in Newberry Co., she was a daughter of Jesse Irwin and Eunice Mae Boland. Burial was in St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/27/1998

Rauch, Rosa M. see Rosa M. Rauch STOUDEMIRE, Newberry Observer 7/20/1998

Rauton, A. L. his infant child died at the home 4 miles from Newberry on 4/13/1896. Newberry Observer 4/15/1896

Rauton, Elliott of Newberry married Miss Hadsie Watson of Johnston on 1/13/1901 at Johnston. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901

Rauton, Maggie Belle Miss married Edward B. Sligh, both of Newberry, on 2/17/1901 by Rev. D. P. Boyd at the Methodist Circuit Parsonage. Newberry Observer 2/21/1901

Rauton, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler at Newberry City, on 1/23/1902. Parents are Thomas Rauton, mill operative and Lillious Rauton of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rautt, Thomas 13 years old, son of James Rautt of near Chapin, fell into a well. The top of his head was knocked off. He was a brother of Mrs. Charles Wilson of the St. Philip section of Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/12/1902

Rawl, Allie E. of Lexington married W. August Shealy of Newberry at the home of the bride’s father Benjamin Rawl on 2/19/1896. They will live in Atlanta. Newberry Observer 3/4/1896

Rawl, Benjamin Mrs. was the sister to Mrs. D. W. T. Kibler. Newberry Observer 10/11/1900

Rawl, Benjamin, 70 years old, died at his home in Lexington County on 5/11/1902. His wife was Mrs. Mary Barre Rawl. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/13/1902

Rawl, Frances Miss was the sister to Miss Johnnie Rawl. They visited Mrs. T. A. Dominick. Page 1, Newberry Observer 7/21/1905

Rawl, H. J. of Prosperity returned after being away for a time. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/13/1904; He was on a business trip to Charlotte. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/19/1904

Rawl, Johnnie Miss was the sister to Miss Frances Rawl. They visited Mrs. T. A. Dominick. Page 1, Newberry Observer 7/21/1905

Rawl, Lillie married Professor S. J. Derrick both of Lexington Co., on 4/25/1894 at the home of Ben Rawl. W. Aug. Shealy attended the affair. Newberry Observer, 5/2/1894.

Rawl, Sara Miss visited friends in Columbia. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/28/1904; Miss Sara Rawl won a scholarship to Winthrop College. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/9/1904; She was spending the holidays with her aunt Mrs. D. L. Boozer in Columbia. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Rawl, Wash had a letter left at the Prosperity post office, which was advertised for pickup. Page 5, Newberry Observer 10/13/1905

Rawlinson, Ben H. shot Ab Mingo three times, supposedly in self-defense. Newberry Observer 11/9/1899; Ben H. Rawlinson was the finest harness maker, located at the Newberry Hardware Company. Newberry Observer 10/18/1900; B. H. Rawlinson was bruised badly when thrown from his buggy by his run away horse. Newberry Observer 4/18/1901; Ben Rawlinson, on returning to his home in Helena 3/13/1902 found a blaze in the kitchen. A few buckets of water put the fire out. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/14/1902

Rawlinson, Carrie married F. A. Golden of Waterloo, Laurens County at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Sallie Rawlinson of Helena on 3/16/1899, officiated by Rev. W. I. Herbert, Pastor of Newberry Methodist Church. Newberry Observer 3/16/1899

Rawlinson, Mary Miss was now in Bennettsville working in Mrs. Mittle’s store. Newberry Observer 9/20/1900; Miss Mary Rawlinson, sister to B. H. Rawlinson, married John C. Welch of Clio on 11/14/1900 at Bennettsville. Newberry Observer 11/22/1900; She visited her mother Mrs. Sallie Rawlinson. Newberry Observer 12/13/1900

Rawlinson, Sara F. female, white, died 10/24/1910, of hepatitis and gallstones. The deceased was 71 years old, born in Newberry Co., South Carolina, resided in Atlanta GA. Reported by S. T. Barnett M. D. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rawls, B. A. Mrs. of Columbia was the daughter of John Glymph who came to Newberry from Germany in 1749. She was the sister to Mrs. R. E. Bell of Clinton, D. B. Glymph of Hodges and A. Y. W. Glymph who died 7/27/1904. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/2/1904

Rawls, H. McDonald 94 years old, died Tuesday at White Oak Manor. Born in Pomaria, Mr. Rawls was a son of the late Jacob Boinert and Ella Elizabeth Lever Rawls. Newberry Observer 9/22/1999

Rawls, Jesse of Haralson, GA. married Mary Barre of Newberry on 7/27/1892 at the home of the bride’s brother, D. Walter Barre, by Rev. W.C. Schaeffer. They will live in GA. Newberry Observer, 7/28/1892

Rawls, John of Lexington was killed by a bolt of lightening, Herald 8/30/1883, page 2

Rawls, Lola Mae, died 8/28/1999. Born and raised in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Zeke and Elizabeth Connor Workman of Newberry and wife of the late Benjamin Rawls. Newberry Observer 9/1/1999

Rawls, Mary L. Mrs. was an original member of the Newberry Lutheran Church founded 7/11/1853. Newberry Observer 10/21/1896

Rawls, Tommie O. 95 years old, husband of Mattie E. Rawls, died 5/11/1998 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria, he was a son of Jacob B. and Ella Lever Rawls. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer5/11/1998

Raworth, Henry G. born 1811, died 9/2/1894 in Augusta GA. He was the oldest locomotive engineer in America, the first engineer for the SC Railway. Newberry Observer, 9/5/1894

Ray, Elbert Mrs. died 1/14/1895 at her home in Factoryville. Newberry Observer, 1/16/1895

Ray, Fannie Miss daughter of Gaines Ray married J. J. C. Odell on 12/20/1883 officiated by Rev. Harrison Fowler, The Herald, 1/3/1884, page 2; Herald 1/10/1884, page 3

Ray, Helen Hodges Mrs. was selected as a teacher for Walhalla Graded School. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/3/1904

Ray, Isaac Mrs., died at her home near Whitmire of Pneumonia on 2/13/1892. Newberry Observer 2/18/1892

Ray, J. K. S. was the manager of the Glen-Lowry Cotton manufacturing Company in Whitmire. He registered at the Charleston Hotel. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/3/1902; J. K. S. Ray was Cashier of the Whitmire Bank. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/14/1902; J. K. S. Ray and W. D. McNeill had a sprinkler head invention and secured letters of patent. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/13/1903; he attended the German at Raysor Hall in Whitmire. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/19/1904; J. K. S. Ray of Whitmire, attended the St. Louis Exposition. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/25/1904; J. K. S. Ray returned from a trip to Cuba and FL. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/7/1905; J. K. S. Ray and William Coleman promoted the building of a cotton mill in Fayetteville NC. Page 3, Newberry Observer 10/3/1905; He was in a Phila. hospital for treatment. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/10/1905

Ray, James, a weaver at the Newberry Mill, was tussling with Mr. Rice. He put his hand in his pocket to pull out the weaver’s knife, forgetting for a moment that the blade was up. He split the artery in his wrist. The blood spurted for ten feet. Fortunately a physician was close by and ligation was promptly done. Details are on Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/31/1905

Ray, Lelia female, black, died 1/25/1919 of pneumonia. The deceased was 28 years, 3 months old, born in Newberry Co., SC., and lived in Newberry City. Reported by W. E. Lake MD. Buried in Bush River Church Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ray, Lillie Miss daughter of Roland Ray married Ross D. Young on 2/21/1900 by Rev. D. P. Boyd at the home of the bride’s father near Clinton. Newberry Observer 3/1/1900

Ray, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, at Newberry City, on 6/23/1903. Parent was Rebecca Ray, operative, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ray, male, white, illegitimate, delivered by L. A. Riser, physician, on 6/24/1909. Parent was Rebecca Ray, mill operative, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ray, R. C. married Helen Hodges on 2/20/1889 at the home of J. E. Brown, the bride’s uncle in Newberry by Rev. McClintock. Newberry Herald 2/21/1889; Richard C. Ray of Maybinton married Helen Hodges of Newberry on 2/20/1889 by Rev. E. P. McClintock. Newberry Observer 2/28/1889; Richard C. Ray died 11/7/1891 of typhoid fever. He leaves a wife and one child. Newberry Observer 11/12/1891

Ray, T. F. was a delegate from the Democratic Club of Township No. 1 for the County Democratic Convention, Herald 6/12/1884, page 3

Ray, T. J. Private was a member of Co. ‘D’ Holcombe’s Brigade. He was seriously wounded in the head at the Battle of Fredericksburg on 12/13/1862. Page 1, Newberry Observer 3/21/1905

Ray, Thomas was a witness at the Coroner’s Inquisition to the murder of Warren Williams at Cromer’s Corner on Election Day. A record of the inquisition was kept at the SC State Archives and was printed in the Old Newberry Chapter Quarterly, Summer 2001 edition.

Rayall, William L. recalled at a memorial service for Christian H. Suber that they had spent at least a dozen months of August at White Sulfur Springs over the years. (Information was abstracted from the ‘Memorial to C. H. Suber’ found in the South Caroliniana Library in Columbia)

Rayben, Louise Miss of Columbia SC married Peter Rodelsperger at Mr. Henesby’s in Newberry at 8 o’clk P.M. on August 31, 1865. Fee $5. Information from the journal of Rev. Smeltzer.

RAYSOR & MILLER lost two buildings in Whitmire to fire 7/22/1903. Page 5, Newberry Observer 7/24/1903; Raysor and Miller of Whitmire have dissolved partnership. Mr. Raysor will rebuild a brick store and continue with the business. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/4/1903

Raysor, W. H. of Whitmire was a father, his first born was a girl. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/11/1904; W. H. Raysor attended the German at Raysor Hall in Whitmire. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/19/1904; W. H. Raysor was making arrangements to establish a handkerchief factory. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/24/1904; W. H. Raysor was appointed as a manager of elections at Township No. 4, Whitmire section. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/28/1904; W. H. Raysor was a Director of the Whitmire Mercantile Co. Page 3, Newberry Observer 2/7/1905

Read, Mary gave testimony at the Coroner’s inquisition held 5/26/1880 in Township No. 10, Newberry County SC. Information was from CORONER’S INQUISITIONS, printed in the Winter 2000 Quarterly of the Old Newberry Chapter Gen. Society. Records taken from film kept at the SC Archives.

Ready, Marina, 4 years old, daughter of S. L. Ready was gored by a bull and died. Page 1, column 7, Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Reagan, John H. sole surviving member of Jefferson Davis Cabinet, died 3/7/1905. Page 2, Newberry Observer 3/10/1905

Reagan, Robert T. purchased 166 acres of land at MASTER SALE for $530, Herald 12/4/1884, page 3

Reagin, Bettie Miss visited her cousin William M. Werts at Mountville, Newberry Observer 7/13/1893, page 3; She was on an extended visit to relatives in GA. She returned to Newberry. Newberry Observer 5/13/1896; Miss Betty Reagin of Cedartown GA, formerly of Newberry, was married Captain T. J. Lyon of Cartersville GA. on 12/18/1901. Captain Lyon was oil inspector for the State of GA. Newberry Observer 12/20/1901

Reagin, Bettie Mrs. won a honorable mention for her sweet pickles at the Newberry Agriculture Fair, Herald 10/25/1883, page 2

Reagin, Burt – his cows were eating peaches and his bees were drunk from distilling brandy from the peaches, Herald 6/26/1884, page 3He had a sow that had 3 litters of pigs in the past year, one litter was 15 pigs, and another, 15 pigs and the last were 18 pigs. Newberry Observer 5/19/1892

Reagin, C. B. had an ear of corn full grown and perfectly formed which had 7 ears of corn growing around it, about ½ as long. Newberry Observer, 11/10/1892

Reagin, Caroline Mrs., 70 years old, widow of William D. Reagin, died at her home 2/11/1889. Newberry Observer 2/14/1889

Reagin, Carrie Lee daughter of Mrs. N. C. Reagin, married John W. Norris on 9/22/1897 by Rev. C. W. Creighton at the Methodist Parsonage. They both clerk at Flynn’s store. Newberry Observer 9/29/1897

Reagin, Cordelia L. bought 1 lot in Helena for $500, Herald 7/12/1883, page 3

Reagin, Emma Mrs., widow of Bascomb Reagin, died 3/5/1902 in Newberry. She was Miss Mathis before her marriage. Three sons survive her, the youngest was 16 years old. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/7/1902; Tribute of respect, Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/11/1902

Reagin, G. B. married Janie Counts, both of Newberry on 12/1878 by Rev. J. A. Sligh. Newberry Herald 12/25/1878

Reagin, G. Burt was selected as a juror for Sessions Court beginning 3/20/1893, Observer 3/9/1893, page 3

Reagin, Henry CSA was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness. Page 6, Newberry Observer 8/5/1904

Reagin, J. B. Mrs. won a $1 Prize for her domestic hard soap, $1 for her woolen counterpane, $1 for her cotton quilt, $1 for her laidwork quilt at the Newberry Agriculture Fair, Herald 10/25/1883, page 2; She won a prize at the Newberry Agricultural Fair for tomatoes hermetically sealed, plum jelly special mention, Herald 11/6/1884, page 2

Reagin, J. B. won a $3 Prize for his heifer under 3 years at the Newberry Agriculture Fair, Herald 10/25/1883, page 2

Reagin, J. B. won a prize at the Newberry Agricultural Fair for pole beans, Herald 11/6/1884, page 2

Reagin, J. H. was clerking at Rosenthal & Sons ‘package store’. Newberry Observer 9/22/1897; J. H. Reagin was living with his Uncle John W. Reagin in Utopia. Newberry Observer 11/24/1897

Reagin, J. K. home was adjoined to D. N. Coates and Jacob Kibler. All 3 families and all the colored people who live on the three properties have suffered from chills and fever. The families lived near Bush River which was blamed for the sickness, Herald 10/2/1884 page 3; recovered from a severe bout with pneumonia, Herald 12/11/1884, page 3; Jones K. Reagin died 7/21/1885 at age 26 years of typhoid fever. Survived by 3 brothers. Buried in a family burial ground. Herald 7/23/1885; page 3

Reagin, J. P. became a member of the Newberry fire department, Herald 7/26/1883, page 3; He lived in Columbia. Newberry Observer 7/11/1889; J. P. Reagin, 30 years old, formerly of Newberry died 1/27/1892 at his room over Stork’s Saloon in Columbia. His 2 brothers were with him when he died. He will be buried in Newberry. Newberry Observer 1/28/1892

Reagin, J. W. was appointed as manager of elections for Dead Fall section at the Democratic executive meeting in preparation for the primary election, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3; J. W. Reagin recalled the Battle of the Wilderness, Page 6, Newberry Observer 8/5/1904; John W. Reagin gave an account of the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Page 1, Newberry Observer 5/16/1905; He was the father of William Reagin of Palo Pinto TX and Miss Maggie Reagin of Newberry and grandfather to Bartlett S. Golding of Arkansas. Page 2, Newberry Observer 7/8/1904

Reagin, James B. fell off the back of his wagon at his home. He got his leg caught in the spokes of the wheel and broke both bones of the leg just above the ankle, Newberry Observer, 11/10/1892; J. B. Reagin was elected an ELDER of the Lutheran Church. Newberry Observer, 3/21/1894; J. B. Reagin received $12.45 as agent for right of way during the Quarterly ending 6/30/1899 and published according to the Act of the Legislature of 1897, page 2, Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; John W. Reagin bought the home of Thomas A. Adams of the New Chapel section. Newberry Observer, 1/2/1890; James B. Reagin discarded crutches and gets along with a stick, Newberry Observer 2/2/1893, page 3; James B. Reagin of Reeder Township was the father to Miss Mary Reagin of Newnan GA. Newberry Observer 7/18/1901; J. B. Reagin was bestowed a Cross of Honor which was pinned on the lapel of his coat by the UDC at the Memorial Day ceremonies. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/13/1902; James B. Reagin had five generations represented at his house for Thanksgiving. Mr. Salter took a picture of the occasion. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/2/1902; The picture of the five generations was on page 1, Newberry Observer 12/12/1902; James B. Reagin of Reeder Township was the father of Mrs. E. C. Cureton of Moreland GA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/9/1904; He was the father of Miss Phoebe Reagin who married Oscar Abrams on 12/29/1904. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Reagin, Janie Mrs. had her home at Calhoun and Main Streets painted. Newberry Observer 6/2/1897; Mrs. Janie Reagin, lived on Pratt St. She rented rooms to W. A. Fulmer. Newberry Observer 7/21/1897; Mrs. Janie Reagin was the daughter of George A. and Harriet Counts and the sister to Mrs. John W. Monts, deceased, Mrs. A. D. Haltiwanger of Columbia, John A. Counts, Mrs. Andrew H. Wheeler of Atlanta Georgia, Mrs. John F. Banks, Walter P. Counts, Mrs. A. D. Haltiwanger of Columbia, Professor E. O. Counts, Rev. Henry P. Counts of Harelson Georgia, W. A. Counts. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/21/1903

Reagin, Janie S. Mrs. was moving to Elm St. in Prosperity. Page 5, Newberry Observer 1/22/1904

Reagin, John Henry, a soldier in the US Army, of three years, died in Manila on 3/10/1903. He was the son of Mrs. Mike O’Connor and brother to Mrs. Carrie Norris. Page 3, Newberry Observer 5/8/1903

Reagin, John W. of Walhalla visited in Newberry, Herald 8/14/1884, page 3; John W. Reagin received his appointment as Coroner. Newberry Observer 4/21/1892; J. W. Reagin was alive in 1900, a Confederate Veteran of Co. ‘C’ 3rd SC Regt. Newberry Observer 6/14/1900; John W. Reagin of Utopia Community, his hen laid 3 round eggs. Newberry Observer 10/18/1900; John W. Reagin, male, white, died 5/24/1915 of cancer of the bowels. The deceased was 69 years old, born in Newberry Co., South Carolina, lived in Newberry SC. Reported by W. G. Houseal M. D. Burial was in Bush River Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reagin, Lizzie, won a scholarship to Winthrop Training School. Newberry Observer, 8/20/1891; Lizzie Reagin, was attending Due West Female College. Newberry Observer 10/8/1891; Lizzie Reagin, daughter of James B. Reagin, won the scholarship to Winthrop Training School. Newberry Observer, 8/11/1892; Lizzie Reagin married Elisha Cureton, formerly of Newberry and now of Moreland GA. at the home of the bride’s father James B. Reagin in Newberry on 4/20/1899, officiated by Rev. John J. Long, the bride’s uncle. Newberry Observer 4/27/1899

Reagin, Maggie, formerly of Newberry, lived in Utopia. Newberry Observer 6/3/1896; Maggie Reagin had completed a two year training course as a nurse. Newberry Observer 3/22/1900; Miss Maggie Reagin went West. She goes first to Palo Pinto TX to visit her brother William Reagin and then to Arkansas to visit her uncle Bartlett S. Golding. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/28/1904; Miss Maggie Reagin, after visiting in TX, ARK, GA was now home in Utopia. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/20/1904

Reagin, Mary Miss of Newnan GA was the daughter to James B. Reagin of Reeder Township. Newberry Observer 7/18/1901; Miss Mary Reagin visited her sister Mrs. E. C. Cureton of Moreland GA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/21/1903; Miss Mary Reagin, a trained nurse, had just completed a post graduate course at the Women’s Hospital of Detroit Michigan. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/25/1903; Miss Mary Reagin married William Beattie on 10/20/1904 at the Presbyterian Parsonage at Smyrna, officiated by Rev. R. C. Ligon. The couple will live in Iva Anderson County. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/21/1904

Reagin, Phoebe Miss married Oscar Abrams on 12/29/1904 at the home of the bride’s father James B. Reagin, officiated by Rev. J. J. Long. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Reagin, R. T. was advertised as having his crops sold by the sheriff to satisfy a lien with N. B. Davenport, Herald 11/15/1883, page 2; his school at Trinity section had a closing picnic with speeches made by Messrs. Cromer, Daniel, Keitt, Newberry Observer 5/4/1893, page 3; He died at his home in No. 6 Township 9/10/1895. Burial was in the family burial grounds. Newberry Observer 9/11/1895

Reagin, Robert G. married Miss Minnie Bobb on 3/7/1900 at West End at the home of the bride’s parent Lawson Bobb, officiated by the Rev. Charles H. Armstrong. They will rent rooms at the home of J. B. Walton on Adams St. Newberry Observer 3/8/1900

Reagin, Susan E. will graduate from Winthrop College this semester. Newberry Observer, 6/13/1894

Reagin, T. B. temporarily located with his uncle William D. Reagin of Helena, Herald 9/25/1884 page 3; Tom Reagin of Helena was the village authority on the moon’s phases, Herald 8/27/1885, page 2

Reagin, Thomas H. 21-year-old son of R. T. Reagin died 12/28/1894 at his father’s home near Trinity Church. Burial was at Trinity Burial Ground. Newberry Observer, 1/2/1895

Reagin, Toby, a gun burst in his hands while firing it on 3/7/1879 and tore the flesh form the fingers and palm of one hand making a very ugly and painful wound. Newberry Herald 3/12/1879; He was a delegate in Greenville representing the Newberry Rifle Association, Herald 2/22/1883, page 3; Tobe Reagin was paid $67.39 by the County for indebtedness 1881, 1882, 1883, Herald 3/13/1884, page 2

Reagin, Tom MAYORS COURT, public indecency, $10 or 30 days on the chain gang, Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/11/1903

Reagin, Virginia formerly of Newberry lived in Utopia. Newberry Observer 6/3/1896; Miss Virginia Reagin, 19 years old, daughter of John W. Reagin, died 7/14/1903. Burial was in Bush River Church Cemetery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/17/1903.

Reagin, W. D. rebuilt the bridge over Bush River at his own expense. The bridge fell in when Mr. Reagin was transporting wheat in his wagon. Newberry Herald 9/3/1879

Reagin, Walter, 21-year-old son of Bas Reagin, died 12/22/1905in Greenville where he resided. Burial was in the Reagin Family burial ground, four miles from Newberry. Page 1, Newberry Observer 12/29/1905

Reagin, Will left Newberry for Florida. Newberry Observer, 10/13/1892

Reagin, William B. of Helena his nephew T. B. Reagin temporarily located with him, Herald 9/25/1884 page 3; W. B. Reagin deceased, a tribute of respect, page 2, column 3, Newberry Observer, 2/28/1894

Reagin, William of Palo Pinto TX was the brother to Miss Maggie Reagin of Newberry and nephew to Bartlett S. Golding of Arkansas. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/28/1904; A letter he wrote from TX to his father, John W. Reagin was published in the newspaper. It described a roof garden 9,000 feet high and a bull fight. Page 2, Newberry Observer 7/8/1904

Reamer, William from Newberry, a convict in the Penitentiary for several years, escaped and was recaptured in Yorkville. He was now in the Penitentiary infirmary with possible mortal wounds. Newberry Observer, 12/5/1894

Reams, Benjamin a delinquent who threatened his mother, was placed on bond by the authorities. Page 2, column 7, Newberry Observer, 9/5/1889

Reams, Jeff Dr. will be pharmacist in Prosperity. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/22/1904; Dr. J. W. Reams, of Prosperity, visited his old home at Johnston. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/19/1904; Dr. J. W. Reams was the brother-in-law to Dr. L. B. Asbill. Page 5, Newberry Observer 7/7/1905; Dr. J. W. Reams married Miss Grace Harmon on 9/17/1905 at St. Lukes Parsonage, officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon. Page 5, Newberry Observer 9/22/1905; Dr. Jeff W. Reames resigned from the Prosperity Drug Co. Page 1, Newberry Observer 11/21/1905; He and his wife moved to Johnston SC where he was at the drug business there with his brother-in-law. Page 1, Newberry Observer 12/8/1905

Reams, Seth a delinquent who threatened his mother was sought by the authorities. Page 2, column 7, Newberry Observer, 9/5/1889

Rease, H. E. was advertised having a letter at the Post Office for pick-up, Herald 2/21/1884, page 3

Reaves, Annie female, white, died 9/3/1899 of cholera infantum. She was 2 years old, born in Newberry, SC and lived in Newberry City for 2 years. Reported by Dr. J. H. McCullough. Burial was in the Mill Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Reaves, Laura Mrs. of the Mollohon Section buried her baby boy at Colony Church on 7/3/1904. The child was 1 year, 5 months, 2 days old and died of fever. The father died May 7th 1903. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/8/1904

Reaves, Lola Rebia female, white, delivered by John B. Setzler M. D., on 8/23/1915. Parents are Malcolm Reaves, mill operative, born in Newberry Co. SC, and Lola Rivers Reeves, born in Lexington Co. SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reaves, Mr. died 5/7/1903. His 1-½ year old son died 7/3/1904 of fever. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/8/1904

Reckling, W. A. won a diploma for his crayon portrait at the Newberry Agriculture Fair, Herald 10/25/1883, page 2

Red, Carolyn Miller, 82 years old, of Newton NC, formerly of Pomaria, widow of Marion Red Sr. died 9/30/2000 at Abernathy Center in Newton. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of J. Clarence and Carrie Haltiwanger Miller. Burial was at Westover Memorial Park in Augusta GA. Newberry Observer 10/2/2000

Reddick, female, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, on 12/11/1905. Parents are Frank Reddick, railroading and Mrs. Frank Reddick, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reddick, Grace see Grace R. JOYE, Newberry Observer 3/24/2000

Reddick, Pearl Mrs., female, white, died 4/14/1908 of Bright’s disease. The deceased was 21 years, 8 months old, born in Newberry SC, resided in Newberry City. Reported by J. M. Kibler M. D. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Redfearn, A. M. Dr. was bitten by a dog several months ago and went to NY for the 21 day Pasteur treatment that saved his life. Page 2, Newberry Observer 7/11/1905

Redish, Eddie P. enlisted from Williams for the Spanish American War as a Private in Co. B. 1st SCV USA, formerly a student, single. Newberry Observer 5/18/1898

Redmond, Mr. the moon shiner was now in the Columbia Penitentiary, Herald 4/10/1884, page 3; he was pardoned, Herald, 5/22/1884, page 3; he was given $90 and a contribution of $10 in silver, a trunk of clothing and other gifts, Herald 6/5/1884, page 2; Major Lewis R. Redmond, the famous moon-shiner spent a day in Anderson being followed around by crowds of people, Herald 8/21/1884, page 3

Redus, Sophia Mrs., went to Philadelphia for a second opinion on her health. It was learned her physician does not feel her condition was cancer. Newberry Herald, 6/19/1878; Mrs. Redus and Miss Daniel left for Maine for about a month. Before she left she sold out her stock to Sheldon Langford and when she returns she will be found in his store, Herald, 8/9/1883, page 3; Mrs. Sophia, Redus, left 7/9/1889 to visit her former home in New England. Newberry Observer 7/11/1889; She went to Philadelphia and NY to purchase fresh merchandise for C& G. S. Mower & Co. Newberry Observer 3/2/1893, page 3; left for Dexter ME to spend the summer, Observer 6/22/1893, page 3; Mrs. Sophia Redus, will spend the summer in Augusta Maine. Newberry Observer 6/26/1895; She returned to Newberry and was again working at Mower’s store. Newberry Observer 9/11/1895; Mrs. Sophie Mower Redus leaves today for her summer home in Maine. Newberry Observer 7/22/1896; Mrs. Sophia Mower Redus spent the summer in Maine. Newberry Observer 9/13/1900; Mrs. S. M. Redus, spent the summer in Maine. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/9/1902; Mrs. Sophia Redus and Miss Helen Mower are spending the summer in Dexter ME. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/10/1903; Mrs. S. M. Redus was spending the summer in Dexter Maine. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/7/1904; Mrs. Sophie Miller Redus died in a Philadelphia Hospital on 12/22/1905. Her remains were taken to Dexter Maine for burial. Page 4, Newberry Observer 12/29/1905

Reece, Jeff was requested to pick up mail remaining at the Prosperity post office. Page 1, Newberry Observer 3/3/1905

Reed, Betty colored, reputed daughter of Major Thomas B. Wadlington, was mentioned in all three wills written by her deceased father. The third will had not been signed when the Major died. A lengthy article going into detail as to the names of the lawyers and all other relatives contesting the will. Newberry Herald 3/22/1883

Reed, Eunice see Eunice Reed DUNCAN, Newberry Observer 7/12/1999

Reed, female, black, delivered by Dr. J. C. Wright, on 5/201899. Parent was Cornelia Reed, laborer, residing Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reed, J. Ed of Rock Hill will marry Miss Mary Agnes Campbell of Anderson at St. John Methodist Church on 11/14/1900. Newberry Observer 11/15/1900

Reed, Janie Juanita Miss married William Edgar Baker on 9/7/1905 at the Methodist Parsonage officiated by Rev. J. E. Beard. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/12/1905

Reed, Mary female, black, died 6/14/1907 of old age. She was 80 years old, born in Newberry, resided in Newberry SC. for 17 years. Reported by M. B. Chalmers, Health Officer. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Reed, Mattie Miss was advertised as having mail at the Newberry Post Office for pick-up, Herald 2/7/1884, page 2

Reed, P. C. Mrs. was advertised as having a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 2/28/1884, page 2

Reed, Polk was advertised having a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 3/13/1884, page 3

Reed, Wade laborer, living at Ward #3 in Newberry, and wife Emaline have a colored female child born 10/4/1886, delivered by Mary Simpkins. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; Wade Reed colored, who was employed for 17 years by L. M. Speers, died 12/23/1899. Newberry Observer 12/28/1899

REEDER & ODOM was paid $6.20 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2

Reeder, A. W. was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3

Reeder, Abner of Jalapa fed a local MD all sorts of fine food proving doctors are hard to kill, Herald 10/30/1884, page 3; Abner W. Reeder died at his home in No. 5 Township on 1/8/1892 of La Grippe. He was 82 years old on 10/1/1891. Newberry Observer 1/14/1892

Reeder, Albert a minor was advertised by his father Lewis Reeder, as a son who left him without permission, Herald 5/24/1883, page 2

Reeder, Alf lost a barn and 6 mules to a fire. Newberry Observer 2/19/1896

Reeder, Alfred M. who lived near Jalapa, lost his home to fire on 4/23/1889. No insurance. Newberry Herald 4/25/1889; A. M. Reeder had a fine barley patch on the east side of the road at "Boston", Observer 2/16/1893, page 3; A. M. Reeder of Jalapa in Newberry County was 70 years old. Newberry Observer 10/7/1896; A. M. Reeder was paid $4.00 for salary and expenses; Supervisor’s Quarterly Report ending 3/21/1899 printed in the Newberry Observer 4/6/1899; A. M. Reeder was very ill. He was the father of Mrs. N. P. Whitmire of Greenville. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/28/1902; Alfred Reeder deceased, his 600 acres property was posted for sale by the executor A. C. Whitmire. Page 4, Newberry Observer 12/23/1904

Reeder, Angelina C. of Newberry County, granddaughter of Ephraim Andrews of Rev. War, married Nathan P. Whitmire of Greenville. She was the mother of a daughter and a son, Leonard Andrews Whitmire who served in the Volunteer army in the Spanish War. Information from the CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY published 1899 and found in the Newberry County Library.

Reeder, Bessie Miss daughter of Thomas L. Reeder married Sampson Johnson at the Parsonage at Bush River on 3/1/1903 by Rev. L. W. Swope. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/3/1903

Reeder, Birdell Gallman see Birdell Gallman GOLEY, Newberry Observer 10/2/2000

Reeder, Bobby James 51 years old, of Newberry, died 10/7/2000. Born in Newberry County he was a son of Emma Reeder Davis and James Speaks. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/9/2000

Reeder, Clan Aunt was the mother of John Reeder colored, who shot and killed Howard Stephens colored, on 6/18/1904 with a pistol on the public road across from the Peterson place which belongs to Sam Nance colored, near Silverstreet. The argument was over two women. An inquest was held. Details and an account of the inquest are on Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/21/1904

Reeder, E. Corrie Miss of Newberry County married R. E. McElvine of Sumter County on 2/4/1885 by Rev. W. J. Langston at the home of the bride’s mother, Herald, 2/12/1885, page 3

Reeder, E. D. colored, was elected as a delegate from Township No. 6 for the Republican Convention. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904

Reeder, E. W. colored, was appointed committeeman for the Republican Party for Township No. 6. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/19/1904

Reeder, Ed, COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS, rape, true bill. Newberry Observer 11/14/1889

Reeder, Elizabeth Mrs., 87-year-old widow of Abner W. Reeder died 9/23/1901 at the home of her son, Joseph Pitts of No. 6 Township. Burial was at Bush River Cemetery. Newberry Observer 9/26/1901

Reeder, Elizabeth Mrs., female, white, died 2/11/1910, of old age. The deceased was 82 years old, born in Newberry, South Carolina, resided in Newberry City. Reported by F. D. Kindall M. D. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Reeder, Ernest M. a new recruit, left 7/10/1898 for Chickamauga Camp after passing the physical exam. Newberry Observer 7/13/1898.

Reeder, George, COURT OF SESSION, forgery, plead guilty, 1 year on the county chain gang or State Penitentiary plus a $5 fine. Newberry Observer 7/15/1896

Reeder, Gertrude Miss graduated from Boundary Street Graded School May 1901. Commencement was in the Opera House. Her oration was on ‘Words’. Newberry Observer 5/30/1901 & Newberry Observer 6/13/1901; Gertrude Reeder won a scholarship to Winthrop College. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/8/1902 & Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/9/1904; Miss Gertrude Reeder resumed studies at Winthrop College this term. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/20/1904; Miss Gertrude Reeder graduated from Winthrop College in Rock Hill May 1905. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/19/1905

Reeder, Harrison colored, married, 24 years old farm laborer, died December 1869 of measles. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. REEDERS TOWNSHIP

Reeder, Henry C. married Miss Ella Floyd of Floyd Township on 3/11/1902 at the Presbyterian Manse at Smyrna Church with Rev. R. C. Ligon officiating. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/14/1902

Reeder, Henry had made his new home in TX after visiting in Township No. 6. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901; He was the son of Thomas L. Reeder of No. 7 Township. He liked TX but likes Newberry more and returned. Newberry Observer 5/2//1901

Reeder, J. A. was killed by Jason Summers. Newberry Observer 3/27/1890; Details of the murder, page 3, column 3, Newberry Observer 3/27/1890

Reeder, J. C. and wife of Cross Hill visited his mother Mrs. Jane Reeder of Newberry. Newberry Observer 10/30/1895; Private J. C. Reeder left Newberry by train for Columbia on 5/3/1898 as part of the Newberry Regiment enlisted in the Spanish American War. Newberry Observer 5/4/1898

Reeder, J. J. of Jalapa had the best seed corn and will not sell any, Herald 4/24/1884, page 3; He got his horse "George" back again. The horse was found in GA. Newberry Observer 4/7/1892; James J. Reeder’s gin house was burned down 2/1/1892. The loss was 3 good mules, 100 bushels of cotton, 100 bushels of corn, 3000 pounds of fodder, no insurance. Newberry Observer 2/4/1892; J. J. Reeder bought 137 acres of land for $800. Newberry Observer, 12/8/1892; J. J. Reeder was a new member of James D. Nance Confederate Veterans and their sons, Post No. 336. Newberry Observer, 7/25/1894

Reeder, J. N. was the new postmaster at Old Town. Newberry Observer 2/9/1899

Reeder, J. W. gave testimony at the Coroner’s inquisition held 3/1/1880 at the Plantation of Mrs. Elizabeth L. Spearman, Newberry County SC. Information was from CORONER’S INQUISITIONS, printed in the Fall 2000 Quarterly of the Old Newberry Chapter Gen. Society. Records taken from film kept at the SC Archives; J. W. Reeder was a juror at the inquisition to the death of W. H. Boozer at Saluda Old Town in Township no 7 in Newberry County in said State this 10/28/1880 before E. C. Longshore Coroner. A record of the inquisition was kept at the SC State Archives and was printed in the Old Newberry Chapter Quarterly, Summer 2001 edition; He was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3; John W. Reeder of Silverstreet married Nannie Matthews of Jalapa on 4/2/1890 at the home of Captain E. P. Matthews by Rev. W. C. Schaeffer. Newberry Observer 4/3/1890; J. W. Reeder and family of Silverstreet were in the corner of a room hit by lightening. No one was seriously injured. Mr. Reeder had lightening rods installed around his house last summer. Newberry Observer 3/12/1891; Lost 2 buildings to a cyclone, Newberry Observer, 8/3/1893, page 3; John W. Reeder had sold his stock of goods to O. Klettner. Newberry Observer 1/5/1899; John W. Reeder visited his sister in Greenwood, Mrs. G. W. Andrews. Newberry Observer 3/9/1899; John W. Reeder was a salesman for Southern Pants Co. He will travel to GA. Newberry Observer 4/27/1899; John W. Reeder of Newberry was the father of W. C. Reeder of Columbia. Newberry Observer 12/28/1899; He had rented J. M. Bowers store at the corner of Main and Nance Street and will start in the Drug business. Newberry Observer 1/11/1900; John W. Reeder, his 7 year old son, Raymond Reeder, stumbled and fell against a tree and burst the skin of his forehead just above the nose in such a severe manner that sutures were needed. Dr. Houseal attended. Newberry Observer 3/7/1901

Reeder, James C. will marry Nettie T. Mathews at Williston Baptist Church on 11/18/1891. Newberry Observer 11/12/1891; James C. Reeder, of Newberry married Nettie T. Matthews of Barnwell County at the Williston Baptist Church on 11/18/1891. Details of the wedding are on page 3, column 3, Newberry Observer 11/21/1891

Reeder, James J. 52 years old, was found dead in bed in his storehouse at No. 5 Township on 6/1/1896 of heart disease. Burial was at Bush River Church. Newberry Observer 6/3/1896

Reeder, James sold 50 bales of cotton. Newberry Observer, 7/11/1894

Reeder, James was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Reeder, Jane Mrs. moved back to her plantation; Mrs. Jane Reeder of Jalapa was visited by Mr. McElveen and wife of Barnwell County; Herald 4/19/1883, page 3, She was the mother of J. C. Reeder of Cross Hill. Newberry Observer 10/30/1895; Mrs. Jane Reeder’s 2 story frame home was burned on 1/25/1901. The loss was estimated at $1500 with no insurance. Newberry Observer 1/31/1901; Mrs. Jane Reeder moved into a house on Vincent Street owned by Mrs. Mary Hoof. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/2/1904

Reeder, Jeff colored was jailed for the theft of $15 from Ben Cohen colored. His accomplice was at large, Herald 10/16/1884, page 3

Reeder, John colored, shot and killed Howard Stephens colored, on 6/18/1904 with a pistol on the public road across from the Peterson place which belongs to Sam Nance colored, near Silverstreet. The argument was over two women. John Reeder lived on the farm of W. W. Spearman. An inquest was held. Details and an account of the inquest are on Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/21/1904; He was found guilty with a recommendation for mercy. He was sentenced to the Penitentiary for life. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/9/1904; John Reeder, who was sentenced to life in prison for a murder in 1904, had his case heard in the Supreme Court with the lower court decision sustained. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/21/1905

Reeder, John colored, was riding a bike and gave Colie Ruff a ride on the rear. Colie lost his toe when it caught in the bike. For details see Page 5, Newberry Observer 4/18/1905

Reeder, John R. was the father of Will C. Reeder of Portsmouth VA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/23/1904

Reeder, John W. Mrs. was ill. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895; Mrs. J. W. Reeder was the aunt to Miss Rena Pope of Fort Smith Arkansas. Newberry Observer 6/22/1899; Mrs. John W. Reeder was the sister of Mrs. Betty Pope of Arkansas. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/6/1903

Reeder, John was a member of Co. ‘G’ Holcombe Legion in the Confederate War, Page 5, Newberry Observer 11/25/1902

Reeder, Lewis advertised his son was Albert Reeder who left home without permission, Herald 5/24/1883, page 2

Reeder, Mable see Mable Reeder WASHINGTON, Newberry Observer 2/13/1998

Reeder, Mamie N. Mrs. bought at MASTER SALE 101 acres for $1000. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/6/1904

Reeder, Menoria see Mrs. Menoria Reeder WILLIAMS, Newberry Observer 4/14/1999

Reeder, Nathaniel, 43 years old, died 7/27/1998 at Self-Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry Co., he was a son of Bessie Lucille Reeder. Burial was in Vaughnville Baptist Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/29/1998

Reeder, Orlander "Abraham", 63 years old, died 6/20/1998 at his home. Born in Newberry Co., he was a son of Mayer Reeder and Daisy Sheppard Reeder. Burial was in Belmont Baptist Church Cemetery in Silverstreet. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/24/1998 & 6/26/1998

Reeder, P. Brooks, COURT OF SESSIONS, habitual fornication – true bill, Newberry Observer 2/23/1899

Reeder, Pope colored, fired on four white men who were returning from a hunting trip. At MAYOR’S COURT he was found guilty of shooting on the city street – before the attack on the young men- and was given a fine of $5 or 10 days. For assault with intent to kill he was committed to jail to await sessions court. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/29/1904

Reeder, R. K. lost his barn and stables, to a storm with high winds. Newberry Observer 3/27/1890; R. K. Reeder was renting a residence in Longshore. Newberry Observer 11/26/1901; R. K. Reeder sold his Newberry farm and bought a Greenwood farm, Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/19/1905

Reeder, Raymond 7-year-old son of John W. Reeder stumbled and fell against a tree and burst the skin of his forehead just above the nose in such a severe manner that sutures were needed. Dr. Houseal attended. Newberry Observer 3/7/1901

Reeder, Richard was listed as a commissioner of free schools, Conservatist 3/?/1858

Reeder, Suber. was sick but recuperating, Herald 3/13/1884, page 3; Suber Reeder of Jalapa was among the sick, Herald 5/15/1884, page 3

Reeder, Thomas L. had not heard from his half brother L. C. Floyd since 1865. He recently learned that Mr. Floyd was living about 12 miles from Arkadelphia in Arkansas. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/6/1905

Reeder, Tiney Dillard 76 years old, died 2/26/1999 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Born in Newberry County, she was a daughter of Wade Dillard and Louella Boozer Dillard. Burial was in Bush River Baptist Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/1/1999 & 3/3/1999

Reeder, William C. son of John W. Reeder, while working at a ginnery got his right forefinger caught in a cogwheel and the end mashed off. Newberry Observer 9/22/1897; William C. Reeder, Private, left Newberry by train for Columbia on 5/3/1898 as part of the Newberry Company enlisted in the Spanish American War. Newberry Observer 5/4/1898; enlisted from Newberry for the Spanish American War as a Private in Co. ‘B’ 1st SCV USA, formerly a mechanic, single. Newberry Observer 5/18/1898; He was on a brief furlough. Newberry Observer 5/25/1898; W. C. Reeder of Columbia visited his father John W. Reeder. Newberry Observer 12/28/1899; William C. Reeder of Portsmouth VA. came home to visit his father John W. Reeder for Christmas. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/2/1903; Will C. Reeder of Portsmouth VA was home for Christmas visiting his father John W. Reeder. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/23/1904; Will C. Reeder, who was a machinist for the Seaboard shops in Portsmouth VA, visited his father John W. Reeder for the holiday. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/29/1905

Reeder, William G. of the Southern RR shops in Columbia visited his father J. W. Reeder. Newberry Observer 3/28/1901

Reeder, William of No. 6 Township, 65 years old, member of Bush River Baptist Church, died 10/25/1889. Newberry Observer 10/31/1889

Reeder, William was a member of Company B, 3rd Regt. Confederate War, transferred, Page 5, Newberry Observer 11/25/1902

Reeder, William was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3

Reeder, William was schoolmaster of the Bush River Baptist Church School sometime between 1853 and 1857. A story of his relationship with his students and the antics of the older school boys was on page 1, Newberry Observer 1/3/1905

Reeder, Y. J. colored, was elected as a delegate from Township No. 6 for the Republican Convention. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904

Reeder, Young Rev. was shot 2 years ago while in the pulpit at Belmont Church. There was another shooting at the church 7/13/1902. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/15/1902

REEDER’S PHARMACY– telephone number was 133. Newberry Observer 3/1/1900

Reese, Addie married James Y. Sample on 12/31/1899 by Rev. W. I. Herbert of the Johnstone Street Methodist Church at the home of J. M. Davis. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900

Reese, Alonzo colored was the barber in Columbia who shaved all the travelers in Newberry when they went to the Capitol. His son, Jim Reese also become a barber in Columbia and was found at Carroll’s Shop on Main Street near Stoke’s Restaurant, Herald 2/1/1883, page 3; Alonzo Reese male, black, died 5/3/1916 of organic heart disease. The deceased was 42 years old, born in Columbia, SC., lived in Newberry. Reported by W. E. Pelham Jr. MD. Burial was in Charleston, SC. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reese, Cassie Lula, aged 9 years, 3 months, 2 days, daughter of Mrs. Lilla S. Reese of Mt. Pleasant Church in Newberry died 4/2/1894. Newberry Observer, 4/11/1894

Reese, E. W. Mrs. died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Lominick on 10/4/1895. Burial was at Enoree Church. Newberry Observer 10/9/1895; Mrs. Mary J. Reese, wife of E. E. Reese was born 4/10/1829 and died 10/3/1895 at age 66 years, 5 months, 23 days. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Church. Press & Reporter 10/25/1895, page 3

Reese, E. W. of Township No. 2 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899; E. W. Reese’s barn and stables near Broad River blown down by a storm. His stock escaped but a few chickens were crushed to death. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/1/1905

Reese, female, black, delivered by C. E. Stevenson, physician on 12/4/1906. Parents are Alonzo Reese, barber, and Mamie Reese, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reese, Frederick male, black, delivered by W. G. Houseal M. D., on 4/5/1912. Parents are H. C. Reese, barber, and Mrs. Reese, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reese, Harvey colored, bought the Barber business from James L. Ratley. Newberry Herald 12/19/1879; Harvey Reese opened a barber shop under the Newberry Hotel, Herald 2/8/1883, page 3; Harvey Reese married Miss Melissa Cherry on 4/1/1883 at 1 am. He brought her from Mt. Willing in Edgefield and was aided by his friend Tobe Dawkins, Herald 4/5/1883, page 3; Harvey Reese was a delegate to the Sunday School convention at Piedmont, Herald 8/30/1883, page 3; He was a barber in Newberry, Herald 9/4/1884, page 3; He had 2 new barbers in his shop, Herald 7/3/1884, page 3; Harvey Reese, barber, living at Ward #4 in Newberry had a colored male child born 5/29/1887, delivered by Mary Simpkins. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; Harvey O. Reese the barber’s wife died 10/13/1889 in Columbia where she gone on a visit. Newberry Observer 10/17/1889; Barber Reese had two new chairs in his shop which cost $30 plus $6 freight. Newberry Observer, 11/17/1892; Harvey Reese the colored barber took his son to NY for Hospital treatment of a spinal condition, Newberry Observer, 7/6/1893, page 3; Harvey Reese colored, a barber in Newberry had a nephew named Willie Green who left Newberry when a lad and sent home a letter recently which was published in the Newberry Observer. He apparently worked on a cruise ship. See page 2, column 3, Newberry Observer 1/5/1898; Mr. Reese barber, living at Ward #3 in Newberry, and (?wife?) Bessie Porter have a black male child born 6/17/1898, delivered by Delia Sparks. (Sur-name given to child was Porter) Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; Harvey Reese the Barber, had a brother-in-law, Will Greene – in active service in South Africa (the Boar War was in Progress in South Africa). He received a letter dated 3/31/1900 …’when this letter reaches you, in all probability the war will be at an end’. Greene was a trooper in Brabant’s squadron and was camped on the banks of the Orange River, Free State Border with the Army of the Colonial Volunteers. Newberry Observer 5/17/1900; Harvey Reese the barber, his dog became infected with rabies, bit other dogs and had to be destroyed. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/24/1902

Reese, Jim the son of the barber Alonzo Reese of Columbia, was a barber in Columbia and was found at Carroll’s Shop on Main Street near Stoke’s Restaurant, Herald 2/1/1883, page 3

Reese, John A. Sr., 72 years old, died 7/27/1999 at his residence. Mr. Reese was born in the Mount Pleasant section of Newberry County, a son of the late John H. and Pearl Berley Reese. Newberry Observer 7/28/1999

Reese, John colored, was shot on 7/14/1900 and died 8/1/1900. The two men responsible were Sambo Clamp, who was in jail, and Jim Clamp, who was at large. Details on page 3, Newberry Observer 8/2/1900

Reese, male, black, delivered by W. E. Pelham Jr. M. D., on 12/1/1914. Parents are Alonzo Reese, barber, Mamie Reese, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reese, Martha married J. J. Singley, both of Newberry at the home of Mrs. R. Kibler, on 11/12/1883 by Rev. J. E. Bushnell. Newberry Herald 11/22/1883

Reese, Sammie Sidney, male, black, died 10/15/1918 of influenza and tubercular, heart disease. The deceased was 34 years, 7 months, 19 days old, born in Newberry Co., SC., and lived in Newberry City for 34 years, 7 months, 19 days. Reported by R. L. Mayes MD. Burial was in Werts Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reeses, L. W. of Co. ‘G’ Holcombe Legion received his Confederate Cross at the Memorial Day Services held at Newberry on 5/9/1903. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/12/1903

Reeves, Ailene Amick, 76 years old, died 8/14/1999 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Lexington County, Mrs. Reeves was a daughter of the late Rufus Early Amick and Chloe Shealy Amick. Newberry Observer 8/16/1999

Reeves, Eddie "Buddy", 86 years old, widower of Marie Rister Reeves, died 1/24/2000 at National Health Care in Clinton. Born in Newberry, he was a son of Malcolm W. and Lola Belle Rivers Reeves. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/2000 & 1/26/2000

Reeves, Eddie, male, white, delivered by J. M. Kibler M. D., on 1/3/1914. Parents are Malcolm Reeves, mill operative, and Mrs. Malcolm Reeves, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reeves, Leila Miss visited her sister Mrs. William Houseal of Newberry, Herald 3/6/1884, page 3

Reeves, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, at Newberry City, on 10/31/1902. Parents are T. H. Reeves, cotton mill operative and Mary Reeves of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reeves, Mary married Witte Graddick, both of West End, on 9/23/1900 by Rev. Charles H. Armstrong. Newberry Observer 9/27/1900

Reeves, Mildred P. female, white, delivered by J. M. Kibler M. D., on 9/30/1915. Parents are George Reeves, mill operative, born in Newberry Co. SC, and Amelia Holt Reeves, born in Lexington Co. SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reeves, Thomas H. sued the Southern RR for $1900 for not picking him up in Saluda depot to bring him to Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/21/1902; He was awarded $450. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/24/1902; Thomas Holly Reeves, male, white, died 6/8/1903 of typhoid fever. He was 53 years old, lived in Newberry City, SC. Reported by Dr. T. W. Smith. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library); Thomas Reeves of Mollohon died 6/8/1903 and was buried at Colony. He was survived by a wife and 4 children. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/9/1903

Refo, Miles P. of Charleston visited in Newberry. He was an old Newberrian, having left during the war. Newberry Observer, 3/14/1894

Regin, John W. was appointed Trial Justice for Newberry County for the year 1895. Newberry Observer, 12/26/1894

Reid & Norris, was paid $5.50 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1887-1888. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Reid, Alex, died 12/17/1883 of pneumonia. Newberry Herald 12/20/1883

Reid, Amanda Miss was the head of the furnishing department of the Newberry Knitting Mill. Newberry Observer 12/31/1901

Reid, Annie Miss of Orange TX was the niece to Dr. F. Y. Pressley of Due West. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/30/1905

Reid, C. D. Mrs. was visited by Dallas P. Western of MS who was a grandson of Judge H. K. Boyd, Herald 1/31/1884, page3

Reid, Cannon married Emmie Myers of St. Luke’s region on 12/25/1890 by Rev. M. J. Epting. Newberry Observer 12/25/1890

Reid, D. W. Mrs. died at her home in Atlanta 3/30/1895. Newberry Observer 4/3/1895

Reid, D. W. Rev., a native Newberrian was living in TN. Newberry Herald 12/20/1883

Reid, Elizabeth was reputed to be the daughter of Thomas B. Wadlington who died December 1882. His will was disputed. She contested the will and lost the case, Herald 11/15/1883, page 3

Reid, Ethel, daughter of G. T. Reid was in NYC for medical Treatment. Newberry Observer 9/26/1889; Miss Ethel Reid of Chappells visited relatives in Hodges. Page 4, Newberry Observer 2/2/1904; Miss Ethel Reid married John Reid of Chappells at the Methodist Church in Hodges on 11/27/1904, officiated by Rev. Peter Stokes. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/2/1904

Reid, G. W. was elected a member of the executive committee of the Chappells Cotton Grower’s Association, Saluda Old Town District. Page 1, Newberry Observer 2/17/1905; George W. Reid of Chappells visited his nephew W. A. McSwain. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/17/1905

Reid, George Mrs. was the teacher for Gallman Academy for this term. Newberry Observer 11/21/1891

Reid, George T. Mr. and Mrs. of Chappells, their infant son died 5/28/1879. This was the third child they have lost, two of them within the past twelve months. Newberry Herald 6/4/1879; G. T. Reid purchased 202.5 acres of land for $940, Herald 1/4/1883, page 3; George T. Reid bought 202.5 acres of land in Township No. 7 for $740, Herald 4/12/1883, page 3; George T. Reid and family vacationed at the Grand Exposition, Herald 8/23/1883, page 3; family returned to Chappells; Thomas S. Moorman and 2 sons were the guests of George T. Reid, Herald 8/30/1883, page 3; G. T. Reid was paid $6.50 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2; his store in Chappells was robbed 1/19/1889. Newberry Observer 1/24/1889; The thieves hid the goods in an outhouse near Ninety-Six. When the owner of the outhouse discovered the stolen merchandise he went to Chappells to inform the searching party. Newberry Observer 1/24/1889; He returned from New York where he had taken his daughter, Ethel, for medical treatment. Newberry Observer 9/26/1889; George T. Reid won the contract to build the Chappells Bridge over the Saluda River. Newberry Observer, 8/13/1891; George T. Reid, of Chappells was the uncle to Samuel R. Keith. Newberry Observer 1/21/1892; George T. Reid lost his store in Chappells to a fire 2/13/1892. Newberry Observer 2/18/1892; Mrs. George T. Reid died at her home near Chappells on 10/21/1892. Newberry Observer, 10/27/1892; George T. Reid, of Chappells was the uncle of Carrie Keith of Walhalla. Newberry Observer, 4/18/1894; George T. Reid, bought at MASTER SALE 410 acres for $1300. Newberry Observer, 12/5/1894; George T. Reid’s homestead in Chappells was known as "Wildwood". He had entertainment on Christmas evening in honor of his niece Miss Lee and her friends. Newberry Observer, 1/2/1895; George T. Reid under bankruptcy, closed his 3 stores in Saluda, Chappells and Spartanburg. An auction will liquidate the stock of the 3 stores. Newberry Observer, 3/3/1897; He was able to make arrangements and will continue to do business as usual. Newberry Observer, 3/17/1897; George T. Reid, lived in Chappells. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901; He was selected for Jury duty at Charleston US Circuit Court for April. Newberry Observer 2/28/1901; George T. Reid lost a horse to meningitis. Newberry Observer 12/17/1901; Mr. & Mrs. George T. Reid and Miss Vic Reid went to New Orleans to attend the Mardi Gras. They will return by way of Meridan Mississippi where their daughter Ethel Reid will join them and accompany them home. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/20/1903; G. T. Reid of Chappells entertained Will Ecford of Atlanta. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/9/1903; George T. Reid of Chappells was in Newberry yesterday. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/15/1904

Reid, George W. Mrs. of Saluda Old Town was the sister of Mrs. Dr. E. O. Hentz of Walhalla and Mrs. Irwin of Spartanburg. Newberry Observer, 8/15/1894; Mrs. George W. Reid was attending the Teacher’s Summer School at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 8/24/1899

Reid, George W. who went to South America 13 years ago, about two weeks after Hampton’s election and resided there ever since returned to Newberry on Friday. Newberry Observer 6/6/1889; He had considerable property in South America. Last week he gave his sister, Mrs. W. A. Norris, and her children, a considerable purse of several hundred dollars. Newberry Observer 6/13/1889; George W. Reid had a contract for getting out a large quantity of cross ties for the CN&L RR. Newberry Observer 7/11/1889; George W. Reid married Mattie Caldwell, both of Newberry on 9/18/1890 by Rev. W. W. McMorries at the home of A. J. Gibson. Newberry Observer 10/9/1890; George W. Reid brought in 265 melons to sell on Monday. Newberry Observer, 8/4/1892; He rented the Tom Floyd place near Saluda Old Town and moved there. Newberry Observer, 12/29/1892; G. W. Reid gave a ‘hop’ for the young people of Saluda Old Town in honor of their guest Miss Mary Gibson. Newberry Observer 7/3/1895; George W. Reid lost some cows on the Saluda River. Newberry Observer 4/11/1901

Reid, H. B. was a Private of the QUITMAN RIFLES, part of the original roll, published on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/4/1900

Reid, Isaac, colored was arrested as an accomplice in a murder. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/30/1905

Reid, J. C. married Ximenia Hunter on 6/6/1900 in Abbeville. Newberry Observer 6/14/1900

Reid, J. M. was a Private of the QUITMAN RIFLES, part of the original roll, published on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/4/1900

Reid, J. S. represented the Old Men’s Club of Township No. 1 at the Democratic executive meeting in preparation for the primary election, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3;

Reid, J. S. was appointed as a delegate to represent the James D. Nance UCV at the reunion of veterans at Birmingham ALA, Newberry Observer 9/7/1893, page 3

Reid, J. T. of Chappells returned to Porter Military Academy in Charleston. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/9/1903

Reid, James L. will marry Miss Marguerite Meredith, daughter of George P. Meredith, on 6/26/1901 at Augusta GA. Newberry Observer 6/20/1901

Reid, James T. of Charleston visited his parents in Chappells. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/25/1904

Reid, James was on the ‘roll of honor’ at Chappells school commencement with an average over 90. Page 2, Newberry Observer 6/3/1902

Reid, James, 21 years old, son of William A. Reid died 10/3/1889 of malarial hematuria. Newberry Observer 10/10/1889

Reid, James, a Scot immigrant who worked in Georgetown since coming to the US last October married Miss Shelfield of Scotland who arrived on 5/11/1905 from Liverpool via COLUMBIA. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/19/1905

Reid, Jettie of Lexington was the cousin to Mrs. J. H. Gaillard. Newberry Observer 6/28/1900

Reid, Joseph Mrs. visited in Laurens, Herald 10/9/1884, page 3

Reid, Joseph S. advertised as Magistrate and General Collecting Agent, Conservatist 2/9/1858; Joseph S. Reid was listed as a Notary Public; as a Magistrate, Conservatist 3/?/1858

Reid, Joseph S. had a poorly kept Trial Justice office; improper transactions, etc., Herald 11/8/1883, page 3; Squire Joseph Reid and William Norris ran the newspaper in Newberry known as THE MIRROR’ 28 years ago, Herald 11/29/1883, page 3; J. S. Reid was paid $5.50 for Ordinary County Funds 1882, 1883, Herald 3/13/1884, page 2; Joseph S. Reid Esq. was kin to Mr. Barber of Palatka FL, Herald 3/27/1884, page 2; announced as a candidate for Auditor of Newberry County, Herald 4/10/1884, page 2; J. S. Reid was elected an alternate delegate of the Carolina Democratic Club of Township No. 1 for the County Democratic Convention, Herald 6/12/1884, page 3; was paid $5 & $5 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890; Joseph S. Reid, US Commissioner went to Atlanta to visit his brother and was very sick. Newberry Observer 11/6/1895; His health had improved very little. Newberry Observer 11/20/1895; Joseph S. Reid, Esq. 70 years old, died at the home of James Norris on 12/11/1895. Burial was at Rosemont Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/18/1895; Joseph Strong Reid, born in Newberry 6/29/1822, died 12/11/1895. He was the 7th son of Daniel Reid, all members of the Cannon Church. He graduated from Due West College 1846 and taught school several years. He was editor of the Newberrian in 1852, bought the Sentinel, which was discontinued in 1853 and changed the Newberrian to the Mirror. He married Dec. 1858 to Miss C. D. Boyd, daughter of Hugh K. Boyd and sister of C. F. Boyd. After marriage he went to Lewieville, Winston Co., MS., where he practiced Law before and after the war. He entered Confederate service 1861 and by the close of the war was Lieut. Col. of a MS. Regt. After the war he was a member of the Constitutional Convention of MS., and elected to the Legislature. In 1880 he took his wife to Hot Springs Arkansas for her health and then in 1882 moved to Newberry where he was a Trial Justice and US Commissioner. Newberry Observer 4/1/1896

Reid, Kelly colored, was arrested for fatal assault. Newberry Observer 1/31/1889

Reid, Kittie Miss died at the home of her brother in law, James G. Norris, near town on 3/19/1896. Burial was at Cannon Creek. Newberry Observer 3/25/1896

Reid, Lethe Miss 45 years old, died at the home of James G. Norris in Cannon Creek section on 4/11/1894 after a few days of the grippe. Newberry Observer, 4/18/1894

Reid, Lililas female, white, delivered by T. W. Smith MD. on 5/11/1916. Parents are William Grady Reid, mill operative, born in SC, and Annie Cameron Reid, born in SC, living in Newberry City; Reid, male, white, delivered by W. G. Houseal MD. on 12/28/1917. Parents are William Grady Reid, carpenter, born in SC. and Sudie Cameron Reid, born in SC., living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reid, Mary colored, 70 years old, died of cancer in Newberry on 10/22/1889. She was a member of Thompson Street Church. Newberry Observer 10/24/1889

Reid, Mattie Miss married Abner Norris on 5/20/1884 officiated by Rev. J. C. Boyd, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Reid, May was on the honor roll for the year 1903, Chappells School. She had the highest average for the year in the lower grades. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/12/1903.

Reid, Mollie married Jefferson Gallman, both of Newberry on 6/1/1879 by Rev. J. Hawkins. Newberry Herald 6/18/1879

Reid, Newton while returning home from town on 3/8/1879 was thrown from his horse. His horse then stepped upon him causing internal injuries, which were threatening. Newberry Herald 3/12/1879; He died 3/14/1879. Newberry Herald 3/19/1879

Reid, Press belonged to Co. G, 13th Regt. SC Vols. But was now dead, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Reid, R. W. Rev. supplied services in Anderson County, Herald 2/7/1884, page 3

Reid, Robert died at age 75 years in Union Co. MS. He was born near gilder’s Creek Newberry Nov. 5, 1811, Herald 2/28/1884, page 3

Reid, Samuel Warren died at his home in Laurens on 4/7/1905. He served in the Confederacy, a veteran of the 20th SCV. Born in Newberry in 1836 he lived there until his marriage to Mary S. Rogers of Laurens. He was survived by a widow, two daughters and six sons. Page 6, Newberry Observer 4/11/1905

Reid, Victoria was on the ‘roll of honor’ at Chappells school commencement with an average over 90. Page 2, Newberry Observer 6/3/1902; Victoria Reid was on the honor roll for the year 1903, Chappells School. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/12/1903.

Reid, W. A. was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3; His son had his toes smashed between car bumpers while standing on the platform one day last week on his way to the Fair. Newberry Observer 11/20/1890; William A. Reid 65 years old, of No. 6 Township, died 4/24/1892 of pneumonia. Newberry Observer 4/28/1892

Reid, W. R. was on $300 bail for perjury. Newberry Observer 3/30/1898; W. R. Reid was paid $7.40 for services on the County Board. Supervisor’s Quarterly Report ending 3/21/1899 printed in the Newberry Observer 4/6/1899; W. R. Reid lived in Chappells. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901; W. R. Reid and wife went to Columbia. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/9/1903; W. R. Reid was 1904 Assessor for Township No. 7. Page 4, Newberry Observer 2/12/1904; W. R. Reid, of Chappells, was a guest at the home of W. A. Hill. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/29/1905; He bought the Culbreath Place, with 58 acres, in the north of the city and will move his family from Chappells to Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/13/1905

Reid, W. T. of Chappells returned to Porter Military Academy in Charleston. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/9/1903

Reid, Wade laborer, living at Ward #3 in Newberry, and wife Viny Reid have a black male child born 12/25/1896, delivered by Lucinda Dewalt. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; Wade Reid male, black, died 12/22/1899 of cystitis. He was 55 years old, born in SC and lived in Newberry City for 20 years. Reported by Dr. J. M. Kibler. Burial was in the Colored Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Reid, Warren was paid $1.15 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Reid, Will Mr. and Mrs. of Chappells spent two days visiting in Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/3/1903; W. R. Reid of Chappells had Rev. B. F. Corley of Cross Roads Baptist as an overnight guest. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/20/1903

Reid, Will won a saddle at the Tournament in Chappells on 8/12/1891. Newberry Observer, 8/20/1891

Reid, Willie E. of Chappells graduated on Friday at the Porter Military Academy in Charleston. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/21/1904

Reid, Wilson belonged to Co. G, 13th Regt. SC Vols. But was now dead, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Reighley, Carrie Miss of Helena was spending time with her niece Ora Lominick. Newberry Observer 6/23/1897

Reighley, David Allen Jr., male, white, delivered by P. G. Ellisor MD. on 2/3/1918. Parents are David Allen Reighley, electrician, born in SC. and Willie Mae Shannon, born in SC., living in Newberry City. (Recorded on two pages)

Reighley, M. D. harvested a 42 lb. Watermelon. Newberry Observer 8/19/1896; M. D. Reighley had sympathies for the loss of his little child. His daughter was 11 months 7 days old, dying 4/1/1897 at the home in Newberry Co. Newberry Observer 4/7/1897

Reighley, Meredith was building a new home near Helena. Newberry Observer 11/17/1897; Meridith Reighley, his infant died 10/23/1898 and was buried at Ebenezer. Newberry Observer 11/2/1898; Meredith Reighley 71 years old of West End died 2/13/1900. Burial was at Ebenezer Cemetery. Newberry Observer 2/15/1900; Meredith Reighly, male, white, died 2/13/1900 of rheumatism and endocarditis. He was 71 years old, born in Newberry, SC and lived in Newberry, SC for13 years. Reported by Dr. P. G. Ellisor. Burial was in a County Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Reighley, Olin 8 years old, fell from a tree on 8/19/1902 and broke both bones in his forearm. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/22/1902

Reighley, W. L. bought at MASTER SALE 117 acres of land for $825. Newberry Observer 2/9/1899

Reighley, Winona Elizabeth female, white, delivered by F. K. Shealy MD. on 1/21/1917. Parents are Olin O. Reighley, cotton mill operative, born in SC, and Amelia Hendrix Reighley, born in SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Reighly, W. L. was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 12/4/1884, page 3

Reimundo, Juan, 27 years old, husband of Cayetana Fernandez, died 10/11/1998. Born in Guatemala. Newberry Observer 10/14/1998

Reinhardt, Erna of Lincolnton NC. married Adger Fair, brother of Rev. James Y. Fair of Richmond on 6/4/1891 to Erna Reinhardt of Lincolnton, NC. on 6/7/1891 by Rev. W. W. McMorries. Newberry Observer 6/11/1891

Rembert, H. H. white of Georgetown was murdered by Jerry Cox colored and others, Herald 6/14/1883, page 2

Remix, Charlie was advertised having a letter at the Post Office for pick-up, Herald 2/21/1884, page 3

Remley, John was born 7/25/1814 and married Miss Mahala Simmons November 1834. He went to Florida in the Seminole War 1835. He died 11/25/1904 in Colleton County, survived by 7 of his 10 children, 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren. Three of his four sons were Confederate soldiers. The youngest son was killed in the Battle of Fredericksburg on 12/13/1862. Page 1, Newberry Observer 12/2/1904

Renwick, A. R. colored, was elected as a delegate from Township No. 2 for the Republican Convention. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904

Renwick, Abe MAYOR COURT, obstructing the sidewalk, fined $1. Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/30/1902

Renwick, Annie Miss was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 11/20/1884, page 3

Renwick, Anthony was awarded $20.75 in a suit for failure to saw logs, Herald 3/6/1884, page 3

Renwick, Carrie Mrs. married B. S. Hardy on 11/21/1897 by Rev. D. A. Phillips at the home of the bride. Newberry Observer 11/24/1897

Renwick, Dennis colored, was knifed by John Glenn colored, in Newberry. Glenn fled. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/29/1905

Renwick, Douglas colored, living on the Willingham place, had his leg broken by a log of wood which fell from a wagon he was unloading. Newberry Herald 11/29/1883

Renwick, Dr. attended the State Agricultural Fair in Columbia, Herald 11/20/1884, page 3

Renwick, Erwin of Prosperity went to the Atlanta Exposition, Press & Reporter 10/25/1895, page 3; He was down from Union to spend holiday in Newberry, Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/23/1902

Renwick, Eunice colored, 3 years old, burned to death on the Dolly Hunter place near Jalapa on 10/27/1890. The mother had left the child in the care of an 8-year-old sister. Her clothes caught fire and burned off her body. Newberry Observer 11/6/1890

Renwick, George W. colored, was elected as a delegate from Township No. 11 for the Republican Convention. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904; George Washington Renwick colored, of Pomaria, Newberry, was one of seven men who served as slaves of soldiers in the Confederate Army from Newberry County. He applied for the pension under the act of the last Legislature to pension old slaves who served in the war with their masters. Newberry Observer 8/10/1923

Renwick, George, General Sessions Court, Grand Larceny, guilty, one year in the State Penitentiary. Newberry Herald 2/13/1878

Renwick, H. T. of Newberry delivered the speech ‘What was Worthwhile’ at the commencement exercises at Newberry College on 6/13/1897. Newberry Observer 6/16/1897; H. T. Renwick of Newberry delivered his presentation on ‘Hobbies’ for the graduating class of Newberry College June 1998. Newberry Observer 6/15/1898; Hugh T. Renwick was working at the National Bank of Newberry. Newberry Observer 7/13/1898; Hugh T. Renwick, collector for the National Bank of Newberry, left for Poughkeepsie NY to attend Eastman Business College. Newberry Observer 5/4/1899; Hugh T. Renwick resigned as collector for the Newberry National Bank. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/13/1903; H. T. Renwick attended the Newberry German Club dance at the Armory on 9/15/1905. Page 1, Newberry Observer 9/19/1905

Renwick, Helen Azalee see Helen Azalee Renwick THACKER, Newberry Observer 10/26/1998

Renwick, Hugh was attending the Atlanta Exposition. Newberry Observer 11/13/1895; Hugh Renwick, was 2nd Corporal of the newly formed NEWBERRY GUARDS. Newberry Observer, 3/17/1897; Hugh Renwick and Maud Fant won the prize in the Cake Walk at the Washington Tea Party given at the Armory by the Bachelor Maids Club of Newberry on 2/22/1899. Newberry Observer 2/23/1899

Renwick, Irvin was on a bicycle tour from Newberry to Laurens to Greenville, to Spartanburg and Glenn Springs and then home again. Newberry Observer, 7/4/1894; He had to ride the train from Greenville to Spartanburg because of the rain. It took 7 hours and 15 minutes to bike from Spartanburg to Newberry. Newberry Observer 7/18/1894; Irwin Renwick was attending Erskine College in Due West. Newberry Observer, 1/9/1895; Irvin Renwick attended the Atlanta Exposition. Newberry Observer 10/23/1895; Irvin Renwick was taking a business course at Sullivan & Creighton Business School of Atlanta. Newberry Observer 1/8/1896

Renwick, J. E. escorted Miss M. Johnstone to the Christmas dance. Newberry Observer 12/30/1896; J. E. Renwick was appointed as Private of the newly formed NEWBERRY GUARDS. Newberry Observer, 3/17/1897; J. E. Renwick escorted Neville Pope to the annual Commencement Ball given at the Opera House on 6/22/1897. Newberry Observer 6/23/1897; J. E. Renwick was attending SC Military School. Newberry Observer, 9/26/1894; J. E. Renwick, Private, left Newberry by train for Columbia on 5/3/1898 as part of the Newberry Regiment enlisted in the Spanish American War. Newberry Observer 5/4/1898; J. Ervin Renwick was leaving Newberry to accept a position in Union with a drug house. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/5/1902; J. E. Renwick and Dr. M. B. Huiett bought out the Palmetto Drug Store in Union. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/13/1903

Renwick, J. H., 4th Corporal of the newly formed NEWBERRY GUARDS. Newberry Observer, 3/17/1897

Renwick, J. S. Col. while having a barn erected and raising a 30-foot long piece of timber, slipped with the timber and was hit by one end just below the knee, tearing all the flesh off the leg and smashing in the foot. He was out and about on crutches. Last year he broke his arm, Herald 3/20/1884, page 3

Renwick, J. S. graduated from Newberry College 1901. His subject for Commencement was ‘Trusts’. Newberry Observer 5/2//1901

Renwick, J. S. Mrs. of Beth Eden was sick in bed from a severe attack of rheumatism, Herald 2/26/1885, page 3

Renwick, James S. will attend the musical festival in Spartanburg this week. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/26/1904

Renwick, James was attending the Atlanta Exposition. Newberry Observer 11/13/1895; James Renwick escorted Miss Mirtie Schumpert to the Christmas dance. Newberry Observer 12/30/1896; James Renwick escorted Myrta Schumpert to the annual Commencement Ball given at the Opera House on 6/22/1897. Newberry Observer 6/23/1897; James Renwick, Corporal, left Newberry by train for Columbia on 5/3/1898 as part of the Newberry Regiment enlisted in the Spanish American War. Newberry Observer 5/4/1898

Renwick, John S. Col. had his portrait painted by the artist Albert Guerry of Newberry, Herald 5/31/1883, page 3; Col. John S. Renwick was an old timer who still lived around the Beth Eden area, Herald, 5/30/1884, page 2; Col. Renwick was very sick. Newberry Observer 3/7/1889; Col. John S. Renwick, 76 years old, died at his home in No. 4 Township on 3/17/1889. Newberry Herald 3/21/1889; a Memoriam on page 3 for John S. Renwick. Date of death not given. Newberry Herald 3/28/1889; His life history was on page 2, column 4, Newberry Herald 5/2/1889; Col. John S. Renwick was born in Newberry 1813. A tribute to the deceased. Page 2, column 4, Newberry Observer 1/30/1890

Renwick, L. M. A. won 2nd prize at the State Agricultural Fair for his entries on a single harness horse open to the world, Herald 11/20/1884, page 3

Renwick, Lula colored, was caught stealing dresses. She was taken to Mayors Court and fined $10. She did not have the money and now was in jail. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/21/1903

Renwick, M. A. Dr., gave testimony at the Coroner’s inquisition held 6/1/1880 in Township No. 10, Newberry County SC. Information was from CORONER’S INQUISITIONS, printed in the Winter 2000 Quarterly of the Old Newberry Chapter Gen. Society. Records taken from film kept at the SC Archives; M. A. Renwick won a premium at the SC State Agricultural Fair for his entry of single variety of peas, best single harness horse, Herald 11/22/1883, page 3; He was appointed as a Trustee of Erskine College, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3; He will build on the old Motte Homestead. Newberry Observer, 10/27/1892; Mrs. Dr. Marcellus A. Renwick, died at her home in No. 4 Township on 11/15/1892. Newberry Observer, 11/17/1892; Dr. M. A. Renwick was re-elected as Director for the National Bank of Newberry SC. Newberry Observer 1/12/1893, page 3; he planned to build on his lot on West Nance street, Observer 3/9/1893, page 3; he was building his new home in the Brooklyn section of the town, Observer 3/16/1893, page 3; He went into business with J. D. Davenport as DAVENPORT & RENWICK, Newberry Observer, 7/6/1893, page 3; Dr. M. A. Renwick will marry on 4/25/1894 to Kittie Jones. Newberry Observer, 4/18/1894; The wedding was Officiated by Rev. E. P. McClintock. Newberry Observer, 4/25/1894; Dr. M. A. Renwick was the secretary of the newly formed Newberry Clothing Company. Newberry Observer 7/31/1895; Dr. M. A. Renwick was having a well dug on his place. Newberry Observer 2/16/1898; Dr. M. A. Renwick, merchant and farmer, living at Ward #1 in Newberry, and wife Katherine Renwick have a white female child born 8/30/1898, delivered by Dr. James H. McIntosh. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; M. A. Renwick and J. D. Davenport gave notice of the dissolution of their partnership. Newberry Observer 2/23/1899; Dr. M. A. Renwick sold all his stock and got out of the merchandising business in order to devote all his time to farming. Newberry Observer 7/5/1900; Dr. M. A. Renwick will devote his entire time to farming at Cromer township. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/28/1902; Dr. M. A. Renwick was the father of Mrs. Austin of Greenville. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/13/1905

Renwick, M. A. Mrs. won a premium at the SC State Agricultural Fair for her entry of best jar of lard, best ham, Herald 11/22/1883, page 3; won prizes at the State Agricultural Fair for her entries on an uncooked ham, Herald 11/20/1884, page 3won 1st prize at the chrysanthemum show on 10/29/1897. Newberry Observer 11/3/1897; Mrs. M. A. Renwick was the aunt to Rosa Jones, daughter of Ira B. Jones. Newberry Observer 11/17/1897; Mrs. M. A. Renwick attended the marriage of Miss Rosa Jones in Lancaster. Newberry Observer 1/19/1899; Mrs. M. A. Renwick won a prize in the Chrysanthemum show for the best specimen. Newberry Observer

Renwick, Maggie colored, 30 years old, fell dead at her home while ironing. She lived near the powerhouse. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/18/1903; Maggie Renwick, female, black, died 9/16/1903 of heart disease. Born in Newberry County, she was 35 years old and lived in Newberry City. Reported by F. M. Lindsay, coroner. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Renwick, male, black, delivered by midwife, Mary P. Simpkins, on 6/5/1899. Parents are Alex and Harriet Renwick, laborers, residing in Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Renwick, Mamie Miss was elected as a delegate for the Young People’s Presbyterian Convention to be held in Troy SC 8/8 and 8/9. Newberry Observer 7/13/1893, page 3; Miss Mamie Renwick was a delegate at the Young People’s Presbyterian Convention in Troy, Abbeville County SC, Newberry Observer 8/10/1893, page 3; Mamie Renwick was attending Due West Female College. Newberry Observer 10/8/1891; Miss Mamie Renwick returned from Charleston Female Seminary and visited her aunt Mrs. M. A. Carlisle, Observer 6/22/1893, page 3; Miss Mamie Renwick entertained friends at home on 12/31/1895. Newberry Observer 1/1/1896; She will marry Wycliffe T. Austin of Greenville on 3/2/1904 at the home of Dr. M. A. Renwick, the bride’s father. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/26/1904; About the wedding, Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/4/1904

Renwick, Marcellus A. Dr. Mrs. died at her home in No. 4 Township on 11/15/1892. Newberry Observer, 11/17/1892

Renwick, Mary Mrs. was ill again. Newberry Observer, 4/11/1894; Mrs. Mary Renwick had fallen and fears great injury. Newberry Observer, 1/23/1895; Mrs. Mary Renwick, was ill for many days. Newberry Observer 3/30/1895; Mrs. Mary Renwick was still very ill. Newberry Observer 4/24/1895; Mrs. Mary Renwick was very ill. Newberry Observer 10/30/1895; Mrs. Mary Renwick had the misfortune to lose a fine horse this week. Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/23/1902; Mrs. Mary Renwick 86 years old, of Beth Eden, was suffering from rheumatism. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/1/1904; Mrs. Mary Renwick was recovering from a recent severe illness. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/19/1904

Renwick, Miss was escorted by F. N. Martin to a theater party on 3/6/1894. Everyone was dressed in evening attire, chaperoned by Col. and Mrs. W. H. Hunt and Dr. and Mrs. James H. McIntosh. Newberry Observer, 3/14/1894; Miss Renwick personated ‘Lady Anne’ at the Shakespearean Party given by R. L. McCaughrin on 12/27/1894. Newberry Observer, 1/2/1895

Renwick, Nancy S., 94 years old, died 1/7/1998 at the Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. Born 10/23/1903 in Union Co., she was a daughter of the late J. W. Sartor and Barbara Coleman. Hunter & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/9/1998

Renwick, R. A. Dr. was the father of Mrs. Wyckliffe of Greenville. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/31/1904

Renwick, Rodgers married Carrie McCarley, both of Newberry, at the home of Mrs. Carrie Caldwell on 2/27/1889 by Rev. J. W. McClure. Newberry Herald 3/7/1889; He was deteriorating. Newberry Herald 3/14/1889; Rogers Renwick buried his only child at Gilder’s Creek Church on 8/18/1891. Mr. Renwick was very ill. Newberry Observer, 8/20/1891; Mr. Rogers Renwick, age 35, died at his home in Union on 8/21/1891. Newberry Observer, 8/27/1891

Renwick, Silas colored, formerly of Newberry, working as a fireman on the CN&L RR was killed in a train wreck, details on page 3, Newberry Observer 9/14/1899

Renwick, Silas was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 10/30/1884, page 3

Renwick, Virginia R. 77 years old, widow of John R. Renwick Jr., died 12/11/1998 at Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood. Born in Arcadia, she was a daughter of John Crofford and Nannie Gregory Rampley. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 12/14/1998

Renwick, W. A. Dr. sold 100 bales of cotton to O. McR. Holmes. Newberry Observer, 1/17/1894

RENWICK’S DRUG STORE – telephone number was 34. Newberry Observer 5/18/1899

Repert, James (sex not given), black, illegitimate, delivered by W. E. Lake, physician, on 3/22/1916. Parent was Cinthy May Andrew, born in Newberry Co. SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

REPUBLICAN PARTY – John Gillespie Blaine nominated to run for the Presidency at the National Republican Convention, Herald 6/12/1884, page 2; Samuel Grover Cleveland nominated for election by the Republican Party for the Presidency – his BIO – abut the convention in Chicago, Herald 7/17/1884, page 2; report on the County republican Convention met at Hoge School in Graveltown, Herald 9/18/1884, page 3; about the Republican State Convention, Herald 10/2/1884 page 3; Republican Convention in Newberry - Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/19/1904; Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904

Revels, Margaret see Margaret Revels BLALOCK, Newberry Observer 2/1/1999

Reynolds, Anne Duckett 87 years old, died 3/14/1998 at Bailey Manor, Clinton SC. She was a daughter of Robert M. and Mary Wright Duckett. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. Newberry Observer 3/16/1998

Reynolds, Ernest Sergeant, whose family lived in Bennettsville, was killed in a battle near Manila, Philippine Islands on 4/11/1904. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/19/1904

Reynolds, George B. married Miss Myrtle Boyd, the youngest daughter of the late Mordecai Boyd, on 1/8/1902 at the home of the bride’s aunt Mrs. J. G/ Morgan of Johnston SC. by Rev. W. S. Martin They will live in Cavis SC. page 8, Newberry Observer 1/10/1902

Reynolds, Harrison 12 years old was injured when the engine to a threshing machine exploded. Newberry Observer, 8/4/1892

Reynolds, J. B. was advertised as having a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 2/28/1884, page 2

Reynolds, John S. sold his printing business to James L. Sims. Newberry Observer 7/26/1900

Reynolds, Mabel Miss visited her uncle T. A. Hallman of Atlanta GA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/30/1905

Reynolds, Miss of Abbeville married Dr. Ligon of Bradleys SC. She was the daughter of Larkin Reynolds of Abbeville County and died 4/13/1884 from injuries sustained in a cyclone in February, Herald 4/24/1884, page 2

Reynolds, Robert was killed when the engine to a threshing machine exploded. Newberry Observer, 8/4/1892

Reynolds, Ruby Crayne, 76 years old, widow of Otis Reynolds, died 2/22/2000 at National Health Care in Clinton. Born in Buffalo, she was a daughter of S. N. and Lillie Mae Turner Crayne. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/23/2000

Rhem, J. L. was advertised having a letter at the Post Office for pick-up, Herald 2/21/1884, page 3

Rheney, Margaret (parent’s name placed in section for child’s name) female, white, delivered by J. M. Kibler, on 9/6/1908. Parents are William Rheney, merchant and Margaret Rheney, of Newberry City. (Report out of sequence – reported on 11/3/1908) Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rheney, Margaret female, white, died 12/24/1909 of heart failure. The deceased was 20 years old, born in Augusta, resided in Newberry City. Reported by Dr. P. G. Ellisor M. D. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rheney, Margaret female, white, died 5/27/1910, of dysentery. The deceased was 6 months old, born in Newberry, South Carolina, resided in Newberry City for 6 months. Reported by P. G. Ellisor M. D. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rhett, Elizabeth Miss will marry Judge Ernest Gary on 11/15/1905 in Spartanburg. Page 2, Newberry Observer 11/7/1905

Rhinehart, Ben Oliver, 54 years old, of Pauline, died 11/27/2000 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Union 12/12/1945 he was a son of James Akin and Mary Frances Trammell Rhinehart. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery in Union. S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/29/2000

Rhinehart, Mrs. after 3 months illness died at Prosperity on 7/27/1884 at 80 years of age. She was the mother of Mrs. Dr. Langford of Prosperity and an original member of Nazareth Church 65 years ago, Herald 8/14/1884, page 3

Rhodan, Gregg, operative, living at Ward #5 in Newberry, and wife Lula Rhodan have a white male child born 12/16/1897, delivered by W. G. Houseal. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhoden, Albert married Lily Glymph at the home of John Morris of New Brooklyn on 10/23/1898 by Rev. George A. Wright. Newberry Observer 10/26/1898.

Rhoden, David weaver, living at Ward #4 in Newberry, and wife Carolina Rhoden have a white female child born 3/4/1886, delivered by Dr. James McIntosh. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; David Rhoden’s telephone number was 131. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901

Rhoden, female, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler at Newberry City, on 11/5/1901. Parents are George Rhoden, mill operative and Lizzie Rhoden of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhoden, female, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler on 9/14/1899. Parents are George Rhoden, laborer and Lizzie Rhoden, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhoden, G. W. one of his 3-month-old twins died on 9/6/1898. Newberry Observer 9/14/1898; The other twin died on 10/5/1898. Newberry Observer 10/12/1898

Rhoden, George T., operative, living at Ward #5 in Newberry, and wife Lizzie Rhoden have a white female (twin) child born 7/23/1898, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhoden, J. C. Rev., male, white, died 2/12/1910, of arteriosclerosis. The deceased was born in South Carolina, resided in Newberry City for 20 years. Reported by W. G. Houseal M. D. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rhoden, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, on 6/20/1906. Parents are William and Mrs. Mattie Rhoden, operatives, of Newberry City, SC Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhoden, Mr. lost one of his children to measles. Newberry Observer, 6/5/1895

Rhoden, Nancy Mrs., 64-year-old wife of Rev. J. C. Rhoden, died 1/4/1900 at her home in Vincent Street of rheumatism of the brain. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900; Mrs. Nancy Rhoden, female, white, died 1/4/1900 of LaGrippe. She was 62 years old, born in Orangeburg, SC and lived in Newberry City for 15 years. Reported by Dr. J. M. Kibler. Burial was in the Mill Cemetery. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rhoden, Nannie married Willie D. Moon 2/14/1895 at the home of the bride’s father, Rev. J. C. Rhoden by Rev. Thomas A. Campbell. Newberry Observer, 2/20/1895

Rhoden, R. E. was elected a member of the board of directors of the Atlanta National Building and Loan Association of Newberry, Newberry Observer 9/28/1893, page 3

Rhoden, Thomas was the new assistant Master Mechanic at the Newberry Cotton Mill. Newberry Observer 5/2//1901

Rhoden, W. L. sheriff of Saluda shot and killed Bob Crouch, colored 9/5/1903. Matt Berry assisted him. Page 2, Newberry Observer 9/11/1903; He was out on $1,000 bail. Page 5, Newberry Observer 9/18/1903

Rhoden, William infant of, male, white, died 6/21/1906 of eclampsia neonatorum. He was 1 day old, born in Newberry Co., SC., resided in Newberry City for 1 day. No physician’s name was given. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rhodes, Azolee Miss married John W. Boozer on 12/23/1884 at the home of the bride’s father by Rev. Luther Broadus, Herald 12/25/1884, page 3

Rhodes, C. L. of Township No. 9 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rhodes, Dozier F. married Annie L. Galloway on 3/31/1904 at the home of the bride’s parents, Eastside, Newberry, officiated by Rev. N. N. Burton. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/5/1904

Rhodes, Gilbert colored, was shot in the shoulder by John Jones on 11/7/1903. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/13/1903

Rhodes, J. Wesley, 65 years old, died at his home near Jalapa on 6/20/1891 of dropsy. Newberry Observer 6/25/1891

Rhodes, Kirby S. formerly of Newberry now lived in Lindale Texas. Newberry Observer 8/14/1890

Rhodes, male, white, delivered by J. M. Kibler M. D., on 1/6/1915. Parents are W. R. Rhodes, mill operative, born in SC and Mrs. W. R. Rhodes, born in SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhodes, Theodocia married J. H. Moore in Darlington on 12/28/1896. Newberry Observer 12/30/1896

Rhodes, Vickie see Mrs. Vickie Rhodes LEVER, Newberry Observer 10/8/1999

Rhoten, Richard 44, husband of Peggy Spigner Rhoten, died 1/31/2000. Born in Columbia, he was a son of Emily Collins Rhoten and Colie M. Rhoten. Burial was in St. Peter Catholic Church Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Chapel. 2/2/2000 an account of the accident causing his death on page 3, Newberry Observer 2/2/2000.

Rhoton, Gable Smiley, male, white, delivered by W. G. Houseal MD. on 10/17/1916. Parents are William Morgan Rhoton, cotton mill operative, born in SC, and Sudella Gable Rhoton, born in SC, living in Newberry City. (Also see ROTON) Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rhymas, Wesley S. male, black, died 2/18/1904 of phthisis pulmonalis. He was 45 years old, born in Abbeville Co. and resided in Newberry City. Reported by Dr. Sampson Pope MD. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Rice, Adeline colored, a worthy and respected citizen lost her son Spencer Gist Rice 7/16/1895. He was ill a long time. Newberry Observer 7/24/1895

Rice, Agnes M. of Greenwood County married Brooks Swygert of Peak on 3/14/1900 at Coronoca officiated by Rev. A. J. Bowers. Newberry Observer 3/15/1900

Rice, Anna Belle Mrs. of Columbia, wife of John A. Rice, president of Columbia Female College, died 4/18/1899 after a long illness. She was the sister of Rev. A. Coke Smith of Lynchburg VA. and Rev. C. B. Smith of the SC Conference. Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rice, Annie Pearl 63 years old, the widow of John Henry "Bo" Rice, died 9/13/1999 at the Wallace Thomson Hospital in Union. She was born 7/10/1936 in Newberry County to the late Henry and Sarah Thacker McMorris Sr. Newberry Observer 9/15/1999

Rice, Charner colored, killed his wife, Sallie Rice, page 3, column 3, Newberry Observer 7/8/1896; Charner Rice, COURT OF SESSION, murder, trial set for 3/4/1897. Newberry Observer, 3/3/1897; COURT OF SESSION, murder, guilty with recommendation for mercy, State Penitentiary for life, Newberry Observer, 3/10/1897; Charner Rice, convicted in Newberry County for murder with a recommendation to mercy and sentenced to life in prison March 1897 was on the list of applicants for a pardon. Newberry Observer 10/10/1901; His pardon was refused by the Governor. Newberry Observer 10/17/1901

Rice, Coleman, MAYORS COURT, stealing a pair of gloves and a pocketbook, $10 or 30 days on the chain gang, Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/11/1903

Rice, D. S. Rev. colored, died at Jalapa on 7/29/1903. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/31/1903

Rice, Fannie "Helen", 62 years old, died 4/4/1999 at her home. Born in Fairfield County, she was a daughter of the late Wade and Clara Feaster Hopkins Sr. Newberry Observer 4/5/1999

Rice, Frank colored, shot and killed Jim Longshore colored, on 6/27/1905. An inquest was held. Details are on Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/30/1905

Rice, Godfrey colored, was shot on 9/24/1905. Details are on Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/26/1905

Rice, H. P. Professor colored teacher participated in a discussion on the Friday exercises at the Colored teacher’s Institute, Newberry Observer 6/29/1893, page 3

Rice, Hannah was paid $12.50 by the Ordinary County Fund for the school district No. 4, year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Rice, Henry had small pox. The family thought it was poison oak. He was taken to the pest house for quarantine. Newberry Observer 6/1/1898

Rice, Hillary had small pox. She was taken to the pest house for quarantine. Newberry Observer 6/1/1898

Rice, J. A. Mrs. of Columbia was the sister of Rev. Coke Smith of Norfolk VA. Newberry Observer 4/17/1895;

Rice, J. C. colored, was elected as a delegate from Township No. 11 for the Republican Convention. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/23/1904

Rice, J. G. married Fannie Jeter. She died 10/25/1895. Newberry Observer 10/30/1895; Mrs. J. G. Rice, nee Fannie Jeter died 10/25/1895. She leaves a husband and 2 children. Newberry Observer 10/30/1895

Rice, Jacob was a Private of the QUITMAN RIFLES, part of the original roll, published on page 2, Newberry Observer 10/4/1900

Rice, James H. of the Law Firm of Benett & Rice of Abbeville was in Newberry, Herald 3/27/1884, page 3

Rice, Kittie of Union visited her Uncle M. A. Carlisle Esq. Newberry Observer, 7/25/1894

Rice, Lenora see Lenora R. CHICK, Newberry Observer 7/6/1998

Rice, Lizzie daughter of Major Spencer M. Rice of Union married Rev. James W. Wolling, Methodist Missionary to Brazil, on 1/23/1889 by Bishop W. W. Duncan. Newberry Observer 1/31/1889

Rice, Lucile female, black, died 3/1/1918 of puerperal septicemia. The deceased was 26 years old, born in Newberry Co., SC., and lived in Newberry City. Reported by W. E. Lake M. D. Burial was in Union Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rice, M. A. was paid $20, by the Ordinary County Fund for the school district No. 9, year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Rice, Mae Cameron, 85 years old, widow of Fletcher A. Rice Jr., died 2/4/1998. Born in Newberry Co., she was a daughter of Chester A. and Mary Catherine Livingston Cameron. Burial was in St. Andrew Lutheran Church Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/6/1998

Rice, Mary Jane, 97 years old, died 1/11/1999 at Wallace Thomson Hospital Union. She was a daughter of Nely Jeter Sr. and Cillar Jeter. Newberry Observer 1/13/1999

Rice, Miss of Union attended the Newberry College Commencement Ball at the Opera House, Herald 7/3/1884, page 3

Rice, Monroe colored, who lived on Wade Anderson’s place was shot and killed by Jack Wilson colored, on 4/21/1894 near Whitmire. Wilson came to Newberry on 4/22/1894 and surrendered himself to the Sheriff saying he did the deed in self-defense. Newberry Observer, 4/25/1894.

Rice, Mun colored, wanted for attempted murder of Rufus Darby was still a fugitive. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/3/1903

Rice, Robert B. 75 years old, died 6/18/1999 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Epworth Georgia, he was a son of the late Mont Douglas and Pearl E. Stewart Rice. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 6/21/1999

Rice, Robert Foster, male, black, delivered by Amelia Cromer, midwife, on 8/14/1915. Parents are Robert Rice, laborer, born in Newberry Co. SC, and Lucile McKensie Rice, born in Newberry Co. SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rice, Rosannah colored, 22 years old, married, a farm laborer, died August 1869 of a brain disorder. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. CROMERS TOWNSHIP

Rice, Rosetta, COURT, charged with murder by drowning the bastard child of Lila Stafford, alias Lila Sondley. A mistrial was declared. Newberry Herald 2/12/1879; Not guilty, Newberry Herald 6/11/1879

Rice, Sallie colored, was killed by her husband Charner Rice, page 3, column 3, Newberry Observer 7/8/1896

Rice, Spence Gist colored, son of Adeline Rice, died 7/16/1895. He was ill a long time. Newberry Observer 7/24/1895

Rice, Thomas E., 78 years old, of Whitmire, husband of Nanette Rice of Sacramento Calif., died 10/3/2000 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in KY he was a son of Grover and Bessie Bullman Rice. Burial was in Whitmire Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/6/2000

Rice, U. S. Rev. was appointed to Mt. Nebo District of the AME Church for the ensuing year. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/9/1904

Rice, Vina was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 12/4/1884, page 3

Rice, Wade colored, stabbed Simpson Douglass colored, in the left shoulder. Newberry Observer 6/24/1896

Rich, Oliver O. Jr., male, black, delivered by Harriet Counts, midwife, on 7/27/1916. Parents are Oliver O. Rich, born in SC, undertaker, and Ruth Southward Rich, born in SC, living in Springfield Mass. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library; Oliver O. Rich male, black, 7/28/1916, premature birth. The deceased was 1 day old, born in Newberry, SC., lived in Newberry for 1 day. Reported by Harriet Counts, midwife Burial was in Werts Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

RICHARD & OXNER was paid $15.80 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Richard, Barnett colored, 19 years old, farm laborer, died April 1870 of pneumonia. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. MAYBINTON TOWNSHIP

Richard, Lizzie Miss and Mr. B. F. Fair visited their sister Mrs. Cannon at Newberry. Newberry Observer 8/26/1896

Richard, Mr. will marry Miss Grace Bedenbaugh on 11/27/1902. Page 5, Newberry Observer 11/14/1902

Richard, Nancy of Township No. 4 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Richards, Berry was appointed as manager of elections for Maybinton section at the Democratic executive meeting in preparation for the primary election, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3; Berry Richards moved to Maybinton. Newberry Observer 5/31/1900

Richards, C. Mrs. of 1523 Pendleton Street, Columbia SC was the sister to A. J. Bedenbaugh, Berley Bedenbaugh, and Miss Leola Bedenbaugh. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/14/1903.

Richards, Clarence married Miss Grace Bedenbaugh on 11/27/1902 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. R. E. Bedenbaugh by Rev. J. A. Sligh. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/2/1902

Richards, Grace Mrs. on Pendleton Street in Columbia was the sister of Miss Annie Mae Bedenbaugh of Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/31/1904

Richards, J. B. of Union Co. married Nannie A. Oxner of Maybinton Newberry Co., on 8/28/1889 by Rev. R. C. Lampley. Newberry Observer 9/5/1889; J. Berry Richards of Maybinton, their 11 months old child died 6/5/1892. Newberry Observer 6/9/1892

Richards, J. C. was paid $25 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1887-1888. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890; J.C. Richards lost his gin house, dwelling, kitchen, barn, out houses, a new engine, two gins, furniture to fire 2/4/1892, no insurance. Newberry Observer 2/11/1892

Richards, J. G. was elected Worthy Chaplin of the SC State Grange, Herald 2/12/1885, page 2

Richards, Louis colored, was caught by a falling tree while engaged with others in cutting timber on Tuesday on Epting & Hornsby’s Livingston Place in the City Suburbs. A long deep gash was cut on his head and his leg was badly mashed. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/10/1902

Richards, M. Miss of Manchester, New Hampshire visited Miss Holbrock, Herald 4/24/1884, page 3

Richards, M. V. was appointed Land and Immigration Agent of the Southern Railway Co., with offices in Washington DC. Newberry Observer, 11/21/1894

Richards, Mr. left Columbia via ‘Locomobile’ at 11 am and arrived in Newberry at 6:30 p.m., stopping for dinner. Newberry Observer 6/6/1901

Richards, Nathaniel, 27 years old colored, was in the custody of the sheriff of Potosi MO who wrote that the man was tall, slim and claiming he was from Newberry SC. He appeared demented. Page 5, Newberry Observer 12/12/1905

Richards, William colored, was injured when the engine to a threshing machine exploded. Newberry Observer, 8/4/1892

Richards, Willie E. Miss of Columbia married I. Preston Cannon, of Newberry on 12/1/1892 at the home of the bride’s mother, 55 East Richland Street by Rev. Mr. Attaway. They will live in Newberry. Newberry Observer, 12/8/1892

Richardson, Ada see Ada Vanessa WISE, Newberry Observer 1/11/1999 & 1/15/1999

Richardson, Ambrose, Rev. Mrs. colored, had convulsions on 5/1 and 5/2, dying 5/3/1897, leaving 8 children, the youngest a few days old, which by reading the article seems also to have died. She was buried in Columbia. Newberry Observer 5/5/1897

Richardson, Berry married Miss Mamie Bobb on 12/17/ 1905 at the St. Paul’s Church Parsonage officiated by the Rev. J. A. Sligh. Page 1, Newberry Observer 12/29/1905

Richardson, David in 1900 he was alive, a Confederate Veteran of Co. ‘C’ 3rd SC Regt. Newberry Observer 6/14/1900

Richardson, Edna was named as daughter in the unrecorded will dated 9/6/1935 of John C. Epting. Also named were his siblings G. Irving Epting, Claude D. Epting, Edna Richardson, Alice Epting, Marie Haithcock, deceased sister Daisy Shealy. Information from the unrecorded will at the Probate Office.

Richardson, Essie see Essie Richardson CHAPPELL, Newberry Observer 7/27/1998

Richardson, George and family moved to Excelsior. Page 5, Newberry Observer 1/5/1904

Richardson, George Ray, 86 years old, husband of Eva Mae Boland Richardson, died 3/12/2000 at his home in Pomaria. Born in Prosperity, he was a son of Ervin D. and Georgie Livingston Richardson. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 3/13/2000

Richardson, George was night watchman for the town of Prosperity. Page 5, Newberry Observer 11/10/1903

Richardson, H. S. was working at Young’s Drug Store. Newberry Observer 10/26/1899

Richardson, Horace Clifford, 86 years old, husband of Alda Long Richardson, died 4/21/1999 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria, he was a son of the late Albert C. and Mammie Livingston Richardson. Burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 4/23/1999

Richardson, J. A. and family moved from Spring Hill to Newberry. Newberry Observer 12/28/1898.

Richardson, J. Oswell, shot and killed Laurens Thompson, catching him in the act of starting a fire. He was out on $1000 bond. Page 3, column 5, Newberry Observer 1/21/1892

Richardson, James W. married Miss Lizzie E. L. Richardson on 12/4/1884 by Rev. S. T. Hallman, Herald 12/11/1884, page 3

Richardson, Janell R., 88 years old, of Prosperity, widow of Jacob Clarence Richardson, died 8/25/2000 at Lexington Extended Care. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of Henry B. and Bessie McGraw Richardson. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 8/28/2000

Richardson, Joel William, male, white, died 11/25/1915 of organic heart disease. The deceased was born in Lexington Co., South Carolina, lived in Newberry SC. Reported by T. W. Smith MD. Burial was in White Rock, SC. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Richardson, John E., 43 years old, husband of Mary Thomas Cobb Richardson, died 1/8/2000 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. Born in Edenton NC. he was a son of Rev. John E. and Alice Copeland Richardson. Burial was in Raleigh Memorial Park in Raleigh NC. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/10/2000

Richardson, Mattie Edna, female, white, died 3/27/1918 of pellagra. The deceased was 23 years, 3 months, 4 days old, born in Lexington Co., SC., and lived in Newberry City. Reported by T. W. Smith M. D. Burial was in White Rock, SC. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Richardson, Miss of Laurens attended the Newberry College Commencement Ball at the Opera House, Herald 7/3/1884, page 3

Richardson, Mr. had a gold watch taken a few nights ago. The police recovered it. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Richardson, Nancy C. of Township No. 9 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Richardson, Ruth see Ruth Richardson KINARD, Newberry Observer 9/13/2000

Richardson, Ruth see Ruth Richardson MARSHALL, Newberry Observer 12/8/1999

Richardson, Simon Peter Rev., born in Newberry, died in Macon GA. on 6/15/1899. He was a minister of the Methodist Church for 55 years. Newberry Observer 6/22/1899

Richardson, T. P. bought at MASTER SALE 59 acres of land for $300. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900; He was superintendent of the chain gang last fall. He stated that he told the guards if the convicts wouldn’t work without a whipping to give them a little. Page 4, Newberry Observer 3/11/1904

Richardson, Thomas E. experimented with Brazillian ‘pop corn’ and native white corn; The results were a valuable grain for stock, Herald 4/12/1883, page 2

Richardson, Veta Kibler, 96 years old, died 12/26/1998 at White Oak Manor, Newberry. Born in Prosperity, she was a daughter of John A.C. and Lenora Piester Kibler. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/28/1998

Richardson, Veta Mae Wicker, 83 years old, died 12/17/1998 at J. F. Hawkins Funeral Home. Born in Prosperity, she was a daughter of Hugh Augustus and Minnie McCartha Wicker. Burial was in Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/18/1998

Richardson, Virgil O’Neal, "Pot Hooks", 73 years old, died 12/26/1998 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Prosperity, he was a son of Willie O’Neal and Bonnie Epps Richardson. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/28/1998

Richardson, Wilhelmina see Mrs. Wilhelmenia GLASGOW, Newberry Observer 8/2/1999

Richardson, Willie, 14-year-old son of R.M. Richardson, shot himself accidentally, living only about an hour. Newberry Observer 6/30/1892

Richbourg, R. N. General – a story of an old wound from 1862 and the bullet. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/11/1900

Richey, Charlie married Miss Mattie Smith on 12/20/1883 by Rev. R. N. Pratt at the home of B. F. Smith, all of Abbeville, The Herald, 1/3/1884, page 2

Richey, Jacob was a juror at the inquisition on 11/4/1880 at Cromer’s Corner to the death of Warren Williams before E. C. Longshore Coroner. A record of the inquisition was kept at the SC State Archives and was printed in the Old Newberry Chapter Quarterly, Summer 2001 edition.

Richey, Lamott, male, black, died 5/17/1901 of dysentery. He was 1 year, 8 months old, born in SC and lived in Newberry, SC. for 1 year, 8 months. Reported by C. W. Richey, father. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Richey, Mack Mrs. won $750 in a contest. Page 4, Newberry Observer 11/3/1903

Richey, Mary Jane Mrs. died at Factoryville on 3/19/1889 of pneumonia. Newberry Herald 3/21/1889

Richey, Mary, daughter of the Rev. soldier John Richey, married John A. Speers who was killed in the Mexican War at the Battle of Churubusco while a member of the Palmetto Regt. Mary Richey Speers died 1859. She was the mother of Robert S. Speers, Andrew S. Speers and Leland McNary Speers. Information from the CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY published 1899 and found in the Newberry County Library.

Richey, Mrs. of Factoryville died last week. Newberry Observer 3/7/1889

Richey, R. A. received a verdict of $12,500 against the Southern RR in Abbeville. Page 1, Newberry Observer 10/16/1903

Richey, W. R. won a primary in Laurens County on 2/21/1905. Page 1, Newberry Observer 2/24/1905

Richie, Mamie female, black, died 7/14/1911 of pellagra. The deceased was 35 years old, born in SC and lived in Newberry City for 10 years. Reported by W. G. Houseal M. D. Burial was in a City Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Richie, Mr., at the Cotton Mills, died 3/5/1889 of pneumonia. Newberry Herald 4/11/1889

Richie, Susan colored, 1 year old, died February 1870 of consumption. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. REEDERS TOWNSHIP

Richmond, Jacob, white, 1 year old, died June 1869 of dysentery. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. STONEY BATTERY TOWNSHIP

Richmond, Janie, female, white, died 3/26/1903 of pulmonary consumption. She was 26 years old, born in NC and lived in Ward 5, Newberry, SC. Reported by Dr. J. M. Kibler. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Richmond, John was very ill. Newberry Observer 11/25/1896

Richmond, Mary married Thomas Campbell both of Newberry on 6/20/1897 at the home of the bride’s mother in Factoryville by Rev. D. Tiller. Newberry Observer 6/30/1897

Richmond, Munroe Mrs. of West End died 3/26/1903. Burial was in West End Cemetery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/31/1903

Riddle, Annie Ruth Griffin, 80 years old, wife of Delmar Morris Riddle, died 10/30/1998 at Laurens County Hospital. Born in Newberry County, she was a daughter of Loyce and Gertrude Mitchell Griffin. Burial was in Forest Lawn Mausoleum. Kennedy Mortuary was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/2/1998

Riddle, Bluford married Emma Riddle, both of Laurens County, on 12/19/1878 by Rev. B. F. Garrett. Newberry Herald 1/15/1879

Riddle, Emma married Bluford Riddle both of Laurens County, on 12/19/1878 by Rev. B. F. Garrett. Newberry Herald 1/15/1879

Riddle, Joe Alvin, 68, husband of Mary C. Boland Riddle, died 7/2/2000. Born near Leesville he was a son of the late Alvin D. and Ollie Holley Riddle. Burial was in Union Lutheran Church Cemetery. Charles R. Shealy & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 7/3/2000

Riddle, John A., his dwelling house, outbuildings, stables, wagons, were destroyed by a cyclone on 9/13/1892, a mule was crippled. Newberry Observer 9/15/1892

Riddle, Milton A., 95 old, widower of Ethel Marie Frick Riddle, died 12/1/1998 at his home. Born in Little Mountain, he was a son of John A. and Leila Long Riddle. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer12/2/1998

Riddle, Ollie Holley, 89 years old, died 2/25/1999. Born in Leesville, widow of Alvin D. Riddle, the daughter of Hampton and Edith Harmon Holley. Burial was in Union Lutheran Church Cemetery. Charles R. Shealy & Son Funeral. Newberry Observer 2/26/1999

Riddlehoover, Sallie J. Miss married James F. Black both of Edgefield County at the Saluda Parsonage on 11/14/1882 [1883?] by Rev. J. B. Traywick, Herald 11/29/1883, page 3

Riddlehuber, H. C. was a juror in the case of the Wadlington Will dispute, Herald 11/15/1883, page 3; He was paid $3.80 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2

Riddlehuber, Margaret M. of Township No. 10 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Ridelhuber, Carrie, not quite 16 years old, of Denny’s, Edgefield Co., married Jacob M. Trotter, 75-year-old widower, on 3/15/1891. Newberry Observer 3/12/1891

Ridgell, D. M. of Batesburg was a nephew of A. M. Lester. Page 5, Newberry Observer 9/22/1905

Ridgell, E. C. Dr. he won in the election as a Warden of Prosperity, Herald 4/17/1884, page 3; The first check he received in assisting the building of a Baptist Church came from a dealer in Baltimore. Other northern merchants also contributed, Herald 5/22/1884, page 3; He lived at Batesburg, and had a model farm with an orchard of 10,000 peach trees 3 years old, fields of asparagus and strawberries, 1905?

Ridgell, John W. was sentenced to 3 years in the Penitentiary for horse stealing, Newberry Observer 5/11/1893, page 2

Ridgell, McFall of Batesburg was a nephew to A. M. Lester. Page 2, Newberry Observer 8/22/1905

Ridiguer, J. W. had an undelivered letter at the Post office in Prosperity. Page 1, Newberry Observer 5/5/1905

Ridlehoover, Noah of the Saluda Side died 8/14/1893 after 3 weeks illness with typhoid, Newberry Observer, 8/17/1893, page 3

Ridlehuber, David, 87 years old, died at the home of his son, G. C. Ridlehuber in No. & Township on 6/17/1891. Newberry Observer 6/25/1891

Ridlehuber, G. C. was being visited by his sister, Mrs. Kate Ford of Columbia. Newberry Observer 6/26/1890

Ridlehuber, H. Counts, 40 years old, died 10/3/1890 at his home near Pomaria of malarial hematuria. Newberry Observer 10/9/1890

Ridlehuber, Howard colored was released on his own recognizance accused of adultery. The prosecutor withdrew the indictment, Herald 10/9/1884, page 3

Ridlehuber, Joshua of Chicago Illinois visited. He left Newberry 31 years ago and for 25 years was reported dead. Newberry Observer 6/26/1890

Ridlehuber, Louisa married Walter Epting on 11/20/1879 at the home of the bride’s mother by Rev. H. S. Wingard. Newberry Herald 12/19/1879

Ridlehuber, Minnie was Vice-President of the Bethlehem Church sponsored Newberry College Memorial Endowment, Herald 8/7/1884, page 3

Riebe, Kathryn Duncan a member of the Newberry High School graduating class of 1943, attended a 57th reunion on 8/26/2000 at the Hartford Community Center. A picture of those who attended the reunion was on page 3 Newberry Observer 11/24/2000

Riggins, Shameka Chantay 15 years old, died 12/19/1998 at her home. Born in Newberry Co., she was a daughter of Christopher E. Graham and Mrs. Lisa Faye Riggins Davis. Burial was in Shiloh AME Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/21/1998

Riggs, Edith of Orangeburg married J. D. Holloway 1/3/1900 on a train between Helena and Silverstreet at 45 miles an Hour. The vows were exchanged as they reached Silverstreet and they disembarked at Chappells where they will live. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900, page 3 & 1/11/1900 on page 1, page 3, Newberry Observer 1/25/1900

Rightmire, H. S. had opened a laundry on Main St. He hails from Southern Pines, NC. Newberry Observer 4/27/1899; H. S. Rightmire’s telephone number was 130. Newberry Observer 1/25/1900; He advertised in the newspaper that from henceforth laundry must be paid for on delivery. See page 3, Newberry Observer 9/13/1900; H. S. Rightmire and family are living at the Crotwell Hotel. Newberry Observer 11/8/1900; H. S. Rightmire was a corporator of the Newberry Laundry Company. Newberry Observer 1/17/1901

Rightmire, H. S. Mrs. was a substitute teacher at the 8th grade this week. Newberry Observer 11/9/1899

Rights, Georgia Constance Miss, daughter of G. H. Rights, married Dr. Lester Julian Efird, son of Rev. J. K. Efird, on 11/26/1903. Details of the wedding on Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/4/1903

Rikard, Adam of Prosperity had a little child dangerously ill with pneumonia, Observer 2/9/1893, page 3

Rikard, Amanda Mrs., 64-year-old wife of J. Glenn Rikard, died 5/13/1903 of heart trouble at her home two miles north of Newberry. Burial was in Beth Eden Lutheran Church Cemetery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/15/1903

Rikard, B. B. of the Bachman Chapel section held a barbecue. About 250 people were present. Many of the political candidates were present. Page 5 Newberry Observer 7/19/1904

Rikard, Bessie see Bessie Rikard WISE, Newberry Observer 6/2/2000

Rikard, Burr of Blackville visited in Newberry, Observer 3/9/1893, page 3; Burr Rikard lived in Blackville for several years. He returned to Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/13/1904

Rikard, David was paid $1 by the County for indebtedness 1881, 1882, 1883, Herald 3/13/1884, page 2; He was going to Mississippi to visit relatives. Newberry Observer 11/27/1890; David Rikard of No. 9 Township left on 12/1/1890 for Fayette Co., Mississippi to visit his only son. Newberry Observer 12/4/1890; He returned to Newberry. Newberry Observer 2/26/1891; David Rikard of No. 9 Township, died 3/18/1891 of an advanced age. Newberry Observer 3/26/1891

Rikard, Doris Schumpert, 78 years old, widow of A. Dominick Rikard, died 11/16/1998 at Magnolia Manor. Born in Newberry County she was a daughter of the late J. Duffie and Connie Derrick Schumpert. Burial was in Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/20/1998

Rikard, E. E. foreman of the cabinet department Carolina Manufacturing Company had resigned. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/26/1903

Rikard, Elizabeth Mrs., died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. S. Boinest, 10/30/1883. She was aged and was feeble for a number of years. Newberry Herald 11/1/1883

Rikard, Elmer E. was the son of Mrs. J. A. Rikard. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/26/1904

Rikard, Esco Franco Sr., died 1/24/1999 of injuries sustained in a car accident. Born in Newberry County he was the son of Mattie Rikard Martin and the late Richard Rikard Sr. Burial was in Lever Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery. F. B. Pratt & Son Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/25/1999 & 1/27/1999

Rikard, Estha female, white, delivered by P. G. Ellisor MD. on 10/29/1918. Parents are Will Rikard, USA soldier, born in France, USA, and Vinnie Viola Rister Rikard, born in Newberry Co. SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rikard, Esther, female, white, died 4/19/1919 of meningitis. The deceased was 5 months, 21 days old, born in Newberry, Co., SC., and lived in Newberry City for 5 months, 21 days. Reported by W. G. Houseal MD. Buried in West End Cemetery. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rikard, Frances Inez, 87 years old, wife of J. B. ‘Blondy’ Rikard, died 1/27/1999 in Atlanta GA. Born in Newberry she moved to Atlanta at age 16. Burial was at Bachman-Chapel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Prosperity. Lowndes McClane Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/29/1999

Rikard, Frances of Township No. 9 was to get $22.50 pension for 1894 as a Confederate Soldier’s widow. Newberry Observer, 5/9/1894; She was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Rikard, George and his bride of Prosperity, were treated to an old time "belling" last night. Newberry Observer, 11/24/1892

Rikard, George and Mike Counts have rented a farm near Saluda Old Town and will move there to begin operations about 1/1/1893. Newberry Observer, 12/1/1892

Rikard, George S. and wife of Saluda Old Town visited friends and relatives in Prosperity, Observer 2/16/1893, page 3; G. S. Rikard of Excelsior, when away someone broke through a window of his house and took bread. Sometimes at night Mr. and Mrs. Rikard hear footsteps on their Piazza. Newberry Observer, 1/10/1894; Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Rikard live in the home owned by J. D. Stone, at Excelsior. Newberry Observer, 1/3/1894; They have been visiting relatives near Helena. Newberry Observer, 6/20/1894; G. S. Rikard had a candy pulling party for the little ones. Newberry Observer 3/4/1896

Rikard, George Sam was moving from Newberry to Godfrey Harmon’s river place. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/3/1905; George S. Rikard moved from Prosperity to Saluda Old Town, Newberry Observer 1/19/1893, page 3;

Rikard, Glenn had a 31-year-old mule die last week. Newberry Observer 3/27/1895

Rikard, H. W. was an old timer who still lived around the Beth Eden area, Herald, 5/29/1884, page 2

Rikard, Henry H. was a teacher of St. Luke’s School in No. 9 Township. Newberry Observer 10/5/1889; H. H. Rikard was paid $35, $35, by the Ordinary County Fund for the school district No. 9, year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890; H. H. Rikard was the teacher for St. Luke’s school. Newberry Observer 11/13/1890; Professor H. H. Rikard was teaching at Excelsior School. Newberry Observer, 10/31/1894; H. H. Rikard, won the second Primary for Master. Newberry Observer 9/13/1900; H. H. Rikard was the newly elected MASTER. Newberry Observer 12/27/1900; H. H. Rikard sold his house and lot in Helena to F. G. Spearman. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/8/1902; Mr. Rikard, MASTER at Newberry was whipped by J. H. West with his silver cane. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/25/1902; Henry H. Rikard had a new home on Vincent Street. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/3/1903; H. H. Rikard’s mule was bitten by a snake while plowing a field on 7/24/1903. The animal was very ill for awhile but was now on the mend. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/28/1903; H. H. Rikard was the MASTER of Newberry County, Page 4, Newberry Observer 2/12/1904; H. H. Rikard was the brother to Mrs. Fannie Schumpert. Page 5, Newberry Observer 3/18/1904; H. H. Rikard announced his candidacy as a candidate for the re-election to the office of MASTER. Page 4, Newberry Observer 4/12/1904; H. H. Rikard won the Democratic Primary held 8/30/1904 for MASTER. Page 1, Newberry Observer 9/2/1904; H. H. Rikard lost a fine cow on 4/28/1905 due to a broken leg. He was offered $50 for the cow a few days before and had refused it. He was sure someone milked her and then put her out for the stall was found locked. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/2/1905

Rikard, Henry W. 85 years old, died 3/15/1894. Burial was in Beth Eden. Newberry Observer, 3/21/1894

RIKARD, J. A. & CO. with partners J. A. Rikard and M. C. Barre was advertised as dissolved, Herald 4/19/1883, page 2

Rikard, J. A. Mrs. received a letter on 7/22/1904 from her son, Elmer E. Rikard who was reported as missing. He was alive and well. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/26/1904

Rikard, J. A. sold his interest in the grocery business to his partner L. H. Kinard who will continue the business in Prosperity, Press & Reporter 11/6/1895, page 3; He and family moved to his farm at Long Lane, 8 miles from Newberry on 1/10/1898. Newberry Observer 1/12/1898; J. A. Rikard was bestowed a Cross of Honor which was pinned on the lapel of his coat by the UDC at the Memorial Day ceremonies. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/13/1902; J. A. Rikard of Beth Eden had to kill his Irish setter because of being bitten by a mad dog. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/5/1903; J. A. Rikard was the father of Pearl Rikard who was a linotype operator for the Constitution in Atlanta. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Rikard, J. G. Mrs. was very sick. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/20/1903; She died 5/14/1903. Her first name was Amanda and she was survived by a husband, sister and sister in law. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/19/1903

Rikard, J. G., sold the mill place to H. C. Wilson but Mr. Wilson rued the bargain because it was reported that the mill pond had created sickness in the neighborhood. In order to gratify his neighbors Mr. Rikard broke his dam on the 21st . Although the pond was there only 5 or 6 years the number of fish estimated at 345 bushels. Mr. Rikard will remove his gin house from the mill place to the forks of the _____. Newberry Herald 3/1/1883; J. G. Rikard was a juror in the case of the Wadlington Will dispute, Herald 11/15/1883, page 3; J. G. R. had a fine colt that he will exhibit at the county Fair, Herald 5/8/1884, page 2; J. G. Rikard wishes to sell his place, two miles from Newberry. Newberry Observer 8/22/1889; J. G. Rikard brought into our office a handful of ripe strawberries last week. Newberry Observer, 11/24/1892; J. Glenn Rikard harvested a second crop of peas. Newberry Observer 9/25/1895; J. Glenn Rikard was uncle to E. B. Meetze of Washington DC who attended the Charleston Exposition. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/21/1902; J. G. Rikard was slowly recovering from sickness and was going to Stomp Spring just below Whitmire for the benefit of the waters. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/1//1902; Mr. and Mrs. J. Glenn Rikard are at Stomp Spring. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/22/1902; His wife died 5/14/1903, Newberry Observer 5/19/1903; J. Glenn Rikard lost a fine mule 8/17/1903. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/18/1903; J. Glenn Rikard sold his land to different persons, averaging $33/acre. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/22/1903; J. G. Rikard bought at MASTER SALE 1acrefor $25. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/6/1904; J. Glenn Rikard married Miss Roberta Suella Clinton on 6/28/1905 at the home of the bride in York County officiated by Rev. J. K. Hall. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/30/1905

Rikard, J. K. narrowly escaped injury when thrown out of his wagon by a runaway team. Newberry Observer 4/6/1899; J. K. Rikard advertised lumber for sale – 2 ½ miles from town, at his house. Newberry Observer 10/26/1899

Rikard, John A. belonged to Co. G, 13th Regt. SC Vols. But was now dead, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Rikard, John belonged to Co. G, 13th Regt. SC Vols. But was now dead, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3

Rikard, L. W. and son, L. F. Rikard of Glenville Mississippi are on a visit to relatives and attend to business. on 2/11/1894 at the home of the bride’s father, J. I. Long, by Rev. J. A. Sligh. Newberry Observer, 2/21/1894

Rikard, Leila Miss married Willie J. Williams on 11/14/1902 at St. Luke’s Parsonage by Rev. H. J. Matthias. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/21/1902

Rikard, Mamie, daughter of James Adam Rikard, married Pettus Baker on 3/2/1904 at the Mayer Memorial Parsonage, officiated by Rev. R. E. Livingston. Both had worked at Mimnaugh’s store last year. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/4/1904

Rikard, Martha, white, 12 years old, died at home November 1869 of hives. Newberry County Mortality Census for the Year ending 6/1/1870. STONEY BATTERY TOWNSHIP

Rikard, Mary L. bought 2 acres of land for $600, Herald 6/7/1883, page 3

Rikard, Mr. and Mrs. of Excelsior have been ill with fever. Newberry Observer 10/9/1895; Mr. Rikard had a social gathering for the young people at his house in Excelsior. Newberry Observer 11/20/1895

Rikard, Mrs. was the sister of Miss Beatrice Counts. Newberry Observer 11/20/1895

Rikard, Oscar male, black, illegitimate, delivered by Mary Hodges, midwife, on 5/12/1915. Parent was Mary Rikard, born in Newberry County SC, living in Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rikard, P. L. was elected Secretary of the Excelsior Fire Co., for the coming year. Newberry Observer 12/21/1898.

Rikard, Pearl of the VOICE spent Easter at his home in Prosperity. Newberry Observer 4/17/1895; Pearl L. Rikard, was a printer for the STATE in Columbia. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900; He was a linotype operator for the Constitution in Atlanta, the son of J. A. Rikard. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Rikard, Rhoda Miss died in Newberry County 10/7/1884 at age 63 yrs, 11 months, 3 days, Herald 10/16/1884, page 3

Rikard, S. A. Mrs. of Long Lane was the daughter of H. R. Epps of Bachman Chapel. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/4/1904

Rikard, S. A. received $1.50 as commissioner, tax, during the Quarterly 10/1/1898 to 12/28/1898 and published according to the Act of the Legislature of 1897, page 2, Newberry Observer 1/5/1899; S. A. Rikard of near Bachman Chapel, his 2 year old son died of typhoid fever on 5/31/1901. Newberry Observer 6/6/1901; S. A. Rikard and family of Long Lane were guests overnight at B. B. Rikard of the Bachman Chapel section, who held a barbecue. Page 5 Newberry Observer 7/19/1904; S. A. Rikard’s 1 week old infant was buried at Bachman Chapel on 6/9/1905. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/16/1905

Rikard, S. A. was appointed as manager of elections for Jolly Street section at the Democratic executive meeting in preparation for the primary election, Newberry Observer 6/15/1893, page 3;

Rikard, T. A. bought 2 acres of land for $165, Herald 6/7/1883, page 3

Rikard, W. B. left on 8/30/1892 for Blackville where he lived. Newberry Observer, 9/1/1892; W. B. Rikard, of Blackville SC., visited in Newberry. Newberry Observer, 2/7/1894

Riley, Andrew married Mary Tabbot 69 years ago. Newberry Observer 9/29/1897

Riley, J. C. a member of the Newberry College graduating class of 1904 will deliver a speech at graduation on the subject ‘The Unseen’. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/19/1904; J. C. Riley graduated from Newberry College with a BS degree. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/10/1904

Riley, Jim, COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS, rape, no bill. Newberry Observer 3/19/1891

Riley, John went to Lake Waccamaw NC, Herald 9/18/1884 page 3

Riley, Kathryn Perry 83 years old, widow of Pettus Gardner Riley, died 12/17/1998 at her home in Orangeburg. Born in Saluda Co., she was a daughter of James Henry Perry and Lucy Toll Perry. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Dukes-Harley Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/18/1998.

Riley, Lila Miss was an 1883 graduate of Walhalla Female College, Herald 7/12/1883, page 3

Riley, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, at Newberry City, on 8/21/1902. Parents are E. G. Riley, operative and Annie Riley of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Riley, Maude Miss was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 1/6/1886, page 2

Riley, Ruth see Ruth Riley MIMS, Newberry Observer 2/1/1999

Riley, S. I. went to Lake Waccamaw NC, Herald 9/18/1884 page 3

Riley, S. J. and family moved to Jalapa, Herald 2/1/1883, page 3

Riley, W. I. was advertised having a letter for pick-up at the Post Office, Herald, 5/22/1884, page 3

Riley, Wells of Greenwood went stag to the annual Commencement Ball given at the Opera House on 6/22/1897. Newberry Observer 6/23/1897

Rinehart, Eula see Eula Rinehart SLONE, Newberry Observer 2/11/1998

Ring, Emily Sterk was baptized Aug. 30, 1866 by Rev. J. P. Smeltzer. Information from the journal of Rev. Smeltzer.

Ring, F. C. Mrs., 69 years old, formerly of Newberry, died at her home in Augusta 1/21/1889. Newberry Observer 1/24/1889

Ring, Frank colored, took a pair of rubber shoes from a store and ran with them into a ditch, being fired on by the clerk. He crawled into a pipeline in the ditch and remained there until smoked out. He was fined $5 for his troubles. Newberry Observer 3/4/1896

Ringer, Amy Haddock, 46 years old, died 10/1/1999 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Savannah GA., Mrs. Ringer was the daughter of John M. and Alda D. Haddock of Athens Tenn. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 10/4/199

Ringer, C. W. Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Lee Long. Newberry Observer 11/18/1896

Ringer, C. W. was confined with cold and fever. Newberry Observer 12/30/1896

Ringer, Charles W. Mrs. visited her uncle J. C. Counts. Page 5 Newberry Observer 9/22/1905

Ringer, Edna G. 87 years old, formerly of Pomaria, widow of John William Ringer, died 9/1/2000 at J. F. Hawkins Health Care. Born in Pomaria, she was a daughter of William Bowman and Lela Cromer Graham. Burial was in St. Matthew Lutheran Church Cemetery. Newberry Observer 9/6/2000

Ringer, Job H. was 1904 Assessor for Township No. 3. Page 4, Newberry Observer 2/12/1904

Ringer, Joyce Mays, wife of Malcolm L. "Mack" Ringer, died Sunday morning at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Robert C. Mays Jr. and Mattie Simpson Mays. Burial was in Newberry Memorial Gardens. McSwain Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 11/1/1999

Ringer, Lee D. was selected as a juror for Sessions Court beginning 3/20/1893, Observer 3/9/1893, page 3; Lee D. Ringer was advertised as drawn to serve on the petit jury starting 11/11/1895, Press & Reporter 11/6/1895, page 3

Ringer, male, white, delivered by W. E. Pelham Jr. M. D., on 11/18/1914. Parents are B. P. Ringer, clerk and collector, and Mrs. B. P. Ringer, of Newberry City. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Ringer, Margaret A. Sara of Township No. 11 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899

Ringer, Marjie Rodgers, 78 years old, widow of Louis Ray Ringer, died 9/25/1999 at White Oak Manor. Born in Lake City, Mrs. Ringer, was a daughter of the late Steven B. Rodgers and the late Essie Rodgers Benson. Burial was in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Newberry Observer 9/27/1999

Ringer, Mary Cook, 76 years old, wife of Willie Lee Ringer, died 12/20/1998 at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of Colie and Lola Cook. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/21/1998

Ringer, Mozelle Powell, 84 years old, died 11/30/1999 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Pomaria, she was a daughter of the late Thomas W. and Carrie Ruff Powell. Burial was in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 12/1/1999

Ringer, Nina see Nina Ringer LESTER, Newberry Observer 9/20/2000

Ringer, Robert G. married Lurie Ann Harmon, both of Newberry on 4/22/1894 by Rev. D. Tiller at the home of the bride’s mother. Newberry Observer, 4/25/1894.

Ringer, William COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS, burglary and Larceny, true bill, guilty, Newberry Observer 7/17/1890; 5 years in the Penitentiary. Newberry Observer 7/24/1890; William Ringer, sentenced to 5 years in the Penitentiary had escaped after only 2 months. Newberry Observer 10/2/1890

Ringer, William Henry, 72 years old, died at his home in No. 11 Township 8/16/1891. Newberry Observer, 8/20/1891

RISER & DAVIS - contracted for the rent of stall #3 at the Newberry Market place for one year $13.00/month, Herald, 5/8/1884, page 3

RISER MILLINERY COMPANY, located as the ‘last store on Main Street’ – formerly occupied by H. E. Todd - Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/5/1904

Riser, "Bob", was the telegraph operator in town. Newberry Observer 11/4/1896

Riser, A. F. was a new member of the James D. Nance Camp 336 UCV and their sons. Newberry Observer, 3/3/1897; He was convicted of housebreaking and larceny in March 1898 and was sentenced to 5 years and 1 month in the State Penitentiary. Appeals were denied. The Governor refused clemency. Newberry Observer 9/27/1900; A. F. Riser was the son of James A. Riser and M. C. Busby Riser. He was unmarried and was the brother to Mrs. Ernest Shealy, Mrs. John M. Bickley, Mrs. John M. Koon, Mrs. W. J. Ballentine, Joel W. Riser, Mrs. Marion Gruber, Mrs. J. David Koon, Mrs. E. W. Koon, and Willie R. Riser. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/2/1904

Riser, A. M. married Miss C. J. Cavis in the Lutheran Church in Columbia at 8 ½ o’clk July 21, 1863 in the presence of a large crowd. 4 sets of waiters. A prelude & afterlude on the organ. All things passed off very finely. Fee $25. Information from the journal of Rev. Smeltzer; A. M. & Kate Riser buried an infant child on Feb. 26, 1866. Died suddenly by whooping cough. Buried in the old graveyard. Information from the journal of Rev. J. P. Smeltzer; A. M. Riser who left Newberry 28 years ago dropped dead in his photography studio in Columbia on 6/24/1898. He was 68 years old and leaves a wife and 4 children. Newberry Observer 6/29/1898

Riser, Ada, eldest daughter of Captain W. W. Riser, married Bryce McCarley, both of Newberry, on 4/10/1889 by Rev. J. E. Berley. Newberry Herald 4/11/1889

Riser, Albert F., white, was committed to jail in default of bail on the charge of stealing from the store of D. Hipp & Co. Newberry Observer 3/9/1898; COURT OF SESSION, guilty, hard labor at the State Penitentiary for 5 years and 1 month. Newberry Observer 3/16/1898; Granted $1000 bail. Newberry Observer 6/15/1898; Appeal for new trial denied, 5 years and 1 month in the State Penitentiary. Newberry Observer 10/5/1898

Riser, Albert white, was arrested for the murder in 1895 of Lewy Williams, colored. Newberry Observer 6/22/1898; COURT OF SESSION, not guilty, Newberry Observer 8/3/1898.

Riser, Anna was named as daughter, wife of George A. Riser, in the unrecorded will dated 11/25/1896 of Noah L. Chapman. Also mentioned was his sister Cummings B. Swygert, wife Haley Riser and William Johnson who was a friend and neighbor. Information from the unrecorded will at the Probate Office.

Riser, Annie M. Miss graduated from Newberry College 1901. Her subject for Commencement was ‘The Ethical Value of Fiction’. Newberry Observer 5/2//1901; Miss Annie Riser was teaching at Toney Creek, Anderson County. Newberry Observer 10/31/1901; Miss Annie Riser married J. C. Epting both of Lexington on 1/16/1902 by Rev. J. K. Efird. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/24/1902; Miss Annie Riser, who teaches at Fairfax, Barnwell County, was spending Christmas in Newberry, Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/23/1902; Annie Riser continues to teach at Fairfax, Barnwell County. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/1/1903

Riser, Annie Miss married Julius W. Swittenberg on 9/15/1904 at the home of Mrs. S. A. Riser of Newberry, officiated by Rev. James A. B. Scherer. The bride and groom are both graduates of Newberry College and have been teaching at Fairfax in Barnwell County for a few years. Page 5, Newberry Observer 9/20/1904

Riser, Bessie advertised her Millinery shop. Newberry Observer 3/16/1899; Miss Bessie Riser, (store) – telephone number was 59. Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; Bessie Riser married Paul Johnstone 3/28/1900 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. S. A. Riser, officiated by Rev. M. G. G. Sherer. Newberry Observer 3/29/1900; Bessie Riser married Paul Johnstone. She died 6/25/1905. Page 5, Newberry Observer 6/27/1905

Riser, Bessie V., was paid $12.50 by the Ordinary County Fund for the school district No. 4, year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890

Riser, Betsy Mrs. was sick and staying at George B. Aull’s. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900

Riser, C. W. a member of the Newberry College graduating class of 1904 will deliver a speech at graduation on the subject ‘Martial Heroism’. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/19/1904; C. W. Riser graduated with a BA degree. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/10/1904

Riser, Carrie daughter of James A. Riser, married James Balentine, all of Newberry on 12/25/1889 by Rev. J. A. Sligh. Newberry Observer 1/9/1890

Riser, Christian H. who was bed ridden for years, died at the home of his brother, Captain W. W. Riser on 6/13/1883. He had suffered from rheumatism for a long time. Newberry Herald 6/14/1883

Riser, D. E. lived at Clyo GA. he was staying at D. B. Wheeler’s. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895

Riser, D. R. graduated from Newberry College 1901. His subject for Commencement was ‘The Searchlight’. Newberry Observer 5/2//1901

Riser, David M., Private, of the Palmetto Regiment, Company ‘L’ SCV, War with Mexico, commanded by Col. P. M. Butler.

Riser, David, 6-year-old colored boy, was kicked in the back of the head by a horse and died on 3/27/1896. Newberry Observer 4/1/1896

Riser, Dora see Dora Riser GIBSON, Newberry Observer 11/12/1999

Riser, Ed will move to Macon GA. where he will work in the RR office. Newberry Observer 2/4/1892; Ed F. Riser of Macon GA. was in town to attend the funeral of his father L. P. W. Riser. Newberry Observer, 2/21/1894

Riser, Ed. F. works in Memphis TN. in real estate and mining. He was the son of Mrs. S. A. Riser. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/11/1905; Ed F. Riser of Macon GA, visited her mother Mrs. S. A. Riser. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/26/1904

Riser, Elizabeth female, white, died 4/25/1900 of chronic catarrh of the bowels. She was 75 years old, born in SC and lived in Newberry, SC for12 years. Reported by Dr. O. B. Mayer. Burial was in Pomaria SC. (Information from ‘Returns of Deaths within the City of Newberry’ – Book kept at the Newberry County Library)

Riser, Elizabeth Mrs. was the mother of Rev. George A. Riser of Gold Hill NC. Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; Mrs. Elizabeth Riser, 76 year old mother of Mrs. Thomas Hayes, died 4/25/1900 at the daughter’s home. Burial was at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Pomaria. Newberry Observer 4/26/1900; She had an unclaimed letter at the Prosperity Post office. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/16/1905

Riser, Ella graduated from the Newberry Graded school receiving a diploma. Newberry Observer 6/8/1893, page 3; worked in Greenwood in a millinery store. Newberry Observer 3/30/1895; She returned from a visit to Clemson College. Newberry Observer 8/28/1895; She was moving to Greenwood where she works in a millinery shop. Newberry Observer 9/18/1895; Ella G. Riser, played the role of Mrs. Mansfield and Imogene in the theatrical production of ‘Imogene’ given by the Newberry Dramatic Club. Newberry Observer 10/27/1897; Ella Riser played the role of ‘Mrs. Jeremiah Potts’ in THE MIDNIGHT FIRE at the Opera House as a fundraiser for the new Methodist Church Building Fund. Newberry Observer 2/2/1898; Ella Riser was working at Flynn’s Cash Store. Newberry Observer 9/21/1898; Ella G. Riser married L. Bachman Aull on 4/24/1900 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. S. A. Riser officiated by Rev. M. G. G. Sherer. See page 3, Newberry Observer 4/26/1900(paper dated incorrectly – it really was 4/19/1900)

Riser, Emma daughter of Captain W. W. Riser, went to Converse College in Spartanburg. Newberry Observer 10/2/1890; Emma Riser will teach at Trinity School in NO. 6 Township, Newberry Observer 7/20/1893, page 3; She will teach at Trinity school for 6 months. Newberry Observer, 9/5/1894; Emma Riser will teach at Trinity school this semester. Newberry Observer 9/9/1896; Miss Emma Riser was attending the Teacher’s Summer School at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 8/24/1899; Emma Riser married Dr. Andrew L. Longshore on 10/13/1899. He died 5/27/1902 of typhoid fever. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/30/1902

Riser, Estelle Mrs. wife of W. Wallace Riser, died at her home in Cromer Township on 3/30/1902. She leaves 4 daughters, 2 sons, all grown except one son. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/1/1902

Riser, Eva was reported on the sick list, Herald 7/23/1885; page 3; She was elected assistant teacher at Elloree graded school, Newberry Observer 6/8/1893, page 3; Eva Riser taught in Aiken Co. Newberry Observer 9/25/1895; Eva Riser taught at Spring Hill School in Sumter. Newberry Observer 11/18/1896; Miss Eva Riser attended the Teacher’s Summer School at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 8/24/1899; She was assistant teacher in the Kingstree Graded School. Newberry Observer 9/14/1899; Eva Riser married LeRoy Lee of Kingstree on 7/12/1900 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. S. A. Riser, officiated by Rev. M. G. G. Sherer. Page 3, Newberry Observer 7/19/1900

Riser, Fannie B. Mrs. was advertised as having a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 4/10/1884, page 3

Riser, Fannie Mrs. was advertised with a letter for pick-up at the post office, Herald 3/6/1884, page 3

Riser, Forrest 19 years old, about 1-2 years ago had typhoid fever, followed by pneumonia. Then his abdomen enlarged greatly. He was diagnosed with an internal abscess and Drs. Gilder and Johnson operated on him, withdrew 15 ½ pints of pus. Newberry Observer 6/6/1889; The doctors have taken 10 more pints of pus from his abdomen. The abscess seems to be at or near his liver. Newberry Observer 6/13/1889; He was being taken to New York by his father, W. W. Riser, to seek medical treatment. Newberry Observer, 8/8/1889; Returned home to Newberry, no surgery was needed. Newberry Observer 8/22/1889; Forrest Riser and R. S. Whaley bought Shockley Bros. planing mill outfit, located in the shop near the jail. Newberry Observer 3/30/1899; Forrest Riser was paid $46.08. Supervisor’s Quarterly Report ending 3/21/1899 printed in the Newberry Observer 4/6/1899; Forrest Riser received $5.74, $45.28 for lumber during the Quarterly ending 6/30/1899 and published according to the Act of the Legislature of 1897, page 2, Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; Forrest Riser will run the traction machine and look after the road machinery. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/24/1903.

Riser, G. C. lost a mule due to colic. Newberry Observer 5/8/1890

Riser, G. S. will graduate with first honors from Newberry College, Herald 5/15/1884, page 3

Riser, George A. was paid $1.50 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1887-1888. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890; G. A. Riser of Pomaria was a graduate of Newberry College for 1897. He delivered the speech ‘Epidemic Whims’ at the commencement exercises at Newberry College on 6/13/1897. Newberry Observer 6/16/1897; Rev. George A. Riser of Gold Hill NC was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Riser of Newberry. Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; Rev. George A. Riser was leaving Gold Hill NC to Pastor 3 parishes in Virginia. Newberry Observer 10/19/1899; He was the brother to Mrs. T. J. Hayes. Newberry Observer 8/9/1900; George A. Riser was named as son-in-law, husband of Anna Riser, in the unrecorded will dated 11/25/1896 of Noah L. Chapman. Also mentioned was his aunt-in-law Cummings B. Swygert, mother-in-law Haley Riser and William Johnson who was a friend and neighbor. Information from the unrecorded will at the Probate Office; George A. Riser, will portray ‘The Emperor’ in "The Story of the Life of Martin Luther" at the Opera House. (A photograph of the players was on page 3) Newberry Observer 2/5/1896; Rev. George A. Riser, Pastor in Mt. Sidney VA. died 7/30/1902. He graduated Newberry College 1897 and the Theological Seminary 1898. He was survived by his wife Mrs. Anna Chapman Riser who was the daughter of Noah Chapman deceased, a sister Mrs. T. J. Hayes. He did not have children. His brother, Rev. Sidney Riser, died in Staunton VA. 1887. Page 8, Newberry Observer 8/1//1902

Riser, George married Miss Anna Chapman at the home of the bride’s father on 11/19/1884 by Rev. S. T. Hallman, Herald 11/27/1884, page 3

Riser, George was moving from Clinton to Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/29/1904

Riser, George was wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek October 1864. ‘I saw him after he was captured’. From a letter from James Lindsay, Co. ‘E’ 3rd SCV, Cleveland Ohio 10/4/1902 to Samuel L. Atchison, Whitmire SC, Newberry Observer, Page 8, 11/14/1902.

Riser, H. Forest was the new RFD No. 7 mail carrier. Page 8 Newberry Observer 11/18/1904 & Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/2/1904; Forrest Riser walked his mail route instead of riding on Thursday, a distance of 24 ¾ miles. He said it was too cold to ride. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/31/1905

Riser, Hart Mr. died suddenly. Mrs. A. M. Wyse, daughter, attended the funeral in Edgefield. Newberry Observer, 2/16/1893

Riser, Helen R. of Newberry married W. Jonas Ballentine of Lexington on 1/19/1879 at the home of the bride’s father Mr. James A. Riser, by Rev. Mr. Wingard. Newberry Herald 1/22/1879

Riser, Inez received first honors for the first grade at Little Mountain School for the period 12/1/1904 to 2/1/1905. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/3/1905

Riser, J. A. was elected President of the Mt. Tabor Democratic Club, Herald 6/12/1884, page 3

Riser, J. B., married Fannie A. Fellers, both of Newberry, on 12/10/1878 by Rev. J. D. Bowles, assisted by Rev. J. C. Boyd. Newberry Herald 12/25/1878; J. B Riser, married Fannie E. Boyd, daughter of Rev. M. M. Boyd, all of Newberry, on 2/14/1883 by Rev. G. M. Boyd. Newberry Herald 3/1/1883; J. B. Riser, renting his dwelling from Fred Schumpert, lost all his possessions in a fire, which destroyed the home. No insurance. Newberry Herald 11/22/1883, page 3; J. B. Riser was paid $20 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2

Riser, J. Bond was selected as a juror for Sessions Court beginning 3/20/1893, Observer 3/9/1893, page 3

Riser, J. Forrest was advertised as drawn to serve on the petit jury starting 11/11/1895, Press & Reporter 11/6/1895, page 3; J. Forrest Riser married Miss Kate Bishop, on 11/23/1902 at the home of the bride’s father, Allen Bishop of Reeder Township; With Rev. W. H. Thrower officiating. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/25/1902; J. Forrest Riser testified he was running the road engine last summer and saw several convicts whipped but not severely. Page 4, Newberry Observer 3/11/1904

Riser, J. W. Mrs. was the daughter of William F. Metts and a sister to Mrs. John M. Cureton, Miss Amelia Metts, Mrs. A. D. James, L.Q. Metts, John H. Metts of Macon GA, W. D. Metts of Greenville of the METTS & JAMES Co. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/3/1905

Riser, J. W. tried and convicted. See the front page for full trial coverage. Newberry Observer 4/20/1898; mistrial, bail set at $1,000. Newberry Observer 4/20/1898; COURT OF SESSION, not guilty. Newberry Observer 8/3/1898.

Riser, James A. was selected to serve on the Grand Jury for 1886, Herald 1/20/1886, page 3; James A. Riser was advertised as drawn to serve on the petit jury starting 11/11/1895, Press & Reporter 11/6/1895, page 3; James A. Riser was a new member of the James D. Nance Camp 336 UCV and their sons. Newberry Observer, 3/3/1897; James A. Riser, white, was committed to jail in default of bail on the charge of stealing from the store of D. Hipp & Co. Newberry Observer 3/9/1898; COURT OF SESSION, guilty, hard labor at the State Penitentiary for 18 months. Newberry Observer 3/16/1898; granted $500 bail. Newberry Observer 6/15/1898; Appeal for new trial denied, 18 months on county chain gang. Newberry Observer 10/5/1898; James A. Riser was released from the chain gang on last Friday, 3/10/1899 after receiving a pardon. He was sentenced to 18 months but served only 5 months. He was now working on his farm. Newberry Observer 3/16/1899; James A. Riser of Township No. 10 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899; James A. Riser 72 years old, and his wife, 66 years old, had a family reunion at his place on 7/27/1904. He married Miss M. C. Busby on 11/22/1857 and they had eleven children, two dying in infancy. They live in the house where Mr. Riser was born. Followed in the article the names of those who attended the reunion. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/2/1904

Riser, James of Atlanta, son of Mrs. Riser of Newberry, was transferred to work in Greensboro NC for the Southern Telephone Co. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/26/1905

Riser, Joel W. was the son of James A. Riser and M. C. Busby Riser. He had two children and was the brother to Mrs. Ernest Shealy, Mrs. John M. Bickley, Mrs. John M. Koon, Mrs. W. J. Ballentine, A. F. Riser, Mrs. Marion Gruber, Mrs. J. David Koon, Mrs. E. W. Koon, and Willie R. Riser. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/2/1904

Riser, John of Greenville visited his brothers L. P. W. Riser and W. W. Riser in Newberry. This was his first visit to Newberry in 10 years, Newberry Observer 7/13/1893, page 3; John W. Riser of Greenville visited the old homestead in the Mollohon section. Newberry Observer 1/4/1900; He lived in Greenville. He visited Newberry on his way home from the Confederate Reunion in Charleston. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/24/1904

Riser, Kate Miss was received into the Lutheran Church in Newberry by certificate, Herald 6/7/1883, page 3; She won a Prize for her silk stockings at the Newberry Agriculture Fair, Herald 10/25/1883, page 2

Riser, L. A. was a graduate of Newberry College for 1895. Newberry Observer 5/8/1895; He delivered ‘Emulation’ at the Commencement Exercises. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895

Riser, L. P. W. planned a law party for the benefit of Liberty Hall Church, Herald 5/3/1883, page 3; L. P. W. Riser was speaking of moving to town in the interest of his children’s education, Herald 10/4/1883, page 3; He and his family moved to the town of Newberry. He leased his farm to Jack Summers, The Herald, 1/3/1884, page 3; There was a burning out of a chimney at his home. Someone yelled fire but it was put out quickly, Herald 3/6/1884, page 3; advertised for BOARDERS – located one door above Todd’s grocery store, Herald 3/20/1884, page 3; had a new store up town, Herald 10/23/1884, page 3; L. P. W. Riser applied for the position of Post Master of Newberry, Herald 11/27/1884, page 3; He accompanied the sheriff in taking 5 prisoners to the Penitentiary in Columbia, Herald 2/12/1885, page 3; L. P. W. Riser was paid $12 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2; He was an enumerator for the 1890 Census. Newberry Observer 6/5/1890; He was visited by his brothers John Riser of Greenville and W. W. Riser of Newberry, Newberry Observer 7/13/1893, page 3; L. P. W. Riser died 2/19/1894 at his home in Newberry after several months illness. He was an ELDER at Luther Chapel. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Newberry Observer, 2/21/1894; He was the father of Ed. F. Riser of Macon GA. Newberry Observer, 2/21/1894; Luther W. P. Riser was married to S. A. Riser. Their daughter Bessie married Paul Johnstone. Page 5, Newberry Observer 6/27/1905

Riser, Lucy Mary will graduate from Newberry Graded School with a diploma on 6/8/1894. Newberry Observer, 6/6/1894; Lucy Riser was attending Women’s College in Rock Hill NC. Newberry Observer 10/16/1895; Lucy Riser left for Rock Hill to attend Winthrop College. Newberry Observer 9/23/1896; Miss Lucy Riser was attending the Teacher’s Summer School at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 8/24/1899; Lucy Riser visited her sister Mrs. S. B. McCarley. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/22/1902; Miss Lucy Riser was the 9th Grade teacher for Boundary Street School. She will have 19 students in her class. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/23/1902; Miss Lucy Riser taught at Rock Hill city schools. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/31/1904; Miss Lucy Riser taught in Rock Hill last term. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/30/1905; Miss Lucy Riser will teach 7th grade at Boundary Street School with an enrollment of 46 students. Page 8 Newberry Observer 9/19/1905

Riser, Luther A. of Newberry SC a member of the ’95 graduating Class of Newberry College gave his essay speech on "Emulation", Press & Reporter 6/26/1895, page 2; Luther A. Riser lived in Columbia. Page 8, Newberry Observer 3/15/1904; Luther A. Riser received a verdict of $8,000 compensation for injuries received by the Southern RR. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/7/1904

Riser, Luther son of L. W. P. Riser while playing with his sister on the 2nd story portico of the home of Mr. Riser got up on a railing and fell 12-15 feet and was badly hurt, though not seriously, Herald 2/28/1884, page 3; Luther Riser grew 2 large Irish potatoes, one weighing 1 lb., 3 oz. and the other weighing 1 lb., 8 oz. Newberry Observer 7/7/1892; Luther Riser was teaching at Abbeville County. Newberry Observer 9/25/1895; Luther Riser was teaching in Verdery, Abbeville Co., SC. Newberry Observer 2/26/1896; Luther A. Riser of Newberry was the brother to Robert W. Riser of Egypt, GA. Newberry Observer 7/20/1899; He was attending the Teacher’s Summer School at Newberry College. Newberry Observer 8/24/1899; Luther A. Riser was a teacher at Mt. Pleasant School. Newberry Observer 10/5/1899; He was Principal of the high school in Donalds SC. Newberry Observer 7/12/1900; Luther A. Riser was Principal of Donalds SC High School. Newberry Observer 10/4/1900; Luther A. Riser had resigned his school at Donalds SC and gone to Columbia to be a railway postal clerk. Newberry Observer 11/22/1900; Luther Riser was working for the post office in Columbia. Newberry Observer 5/9/1901; Luther A. Riser was injured in a train wreck, page 8, Newberry Observer 9/26/1901; He was visited in Columbia by his mother Mrs. S. A. Riser and his sisters Mrs. Paul Johnstone and Miss Mary Riser, who hope to be able to bring him to Newberry soon. He was suing for $20,000. His brother in law, LeRoy Lee of Kingstree will be his attorney. Newberry Observer 10/3/1901; He was discharged from Columbia Hospital and was home in Newberry. Newberry Observer 10/10/1901; He returned to work as postal clerk on the Southern RR. Newberry Observer 12/3/1901; Luther A. Riser sued the RR for $20,000 in damages for injuries received in a wreck near Frost Mills a year ago. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/28/1902; He was awarded $8000 damages. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/31/1902; Luther A. Riser – the Supreme Court sustained the verdict for the plaintiff in the sum of $8000. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/1/1903

Riser, M. C. who was teaching school at Lewiedale will attend Newberry College the coming session. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/19/1902; He a member of the Newberry College graduating class of 1904 will deliver a speech at graduation on the subject ‘Confidence Gives Victory’. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/19/1904; M. C. Riser graduated from Newberry College with a BA degree. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/10/1904

Riser, M. Lillian Miss, daughter of John M. Riser, married N. Henry Harris, son of Professor J. M. Harris of Lignum VA, on 12/31/1903, officiated by Rev. W. J. Langston. They will reside 2 miles from Greenville after a wedding trip to Maryland and Washington DC. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/5/1904

Riser, Mamie Mrs., wife of Joel W. Riser, died 8/21/1892. They were married about 6 weeks and lived in Pomaria. She and her husband were both very sick with bilious intermittent fever. They married 7/5/1892. Newberry Observer, 8/25/1892

Riser, Marie C. was saleslady at Eduard Scholtz’ Jewelry Store. Newberry Observer 10/16/1895

Riser, Martin Sr. was advertised with Jacob J. Aull administrator of his estate, Conservatist 2/16/1858

Riser, Mary Miss was the sister to Mrs. Paul Johnstone. Newberry Observer 8/23/1900; Miss Mary Riser, the local telephone operator was now the company bookkeeper. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/7/1902; Miss Mary Riser was book keeper for the Newberry Knitting Mill, Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/12/1903

Riser, Mary returned from a visit to Clemson College. Newberry Observer 8/28/1895; Miss Mary Riser won 2nd prize ($5) for the most sales at her employment (at the store of A.C. Jones) for the period of 11/10 to 12/25. Newberry Observer 12/29/1897; Mary Riser was now working at Flynn’s Cash Store. Newberry Observer 9/21/1898

Riser, Mattie Miss of Lexington County married Ernest Wheeler of Newberry County on 12/13/1900 by Rev. A. R. Beck at the home of the bride’s father, Willie Riser, of Little Mountain. Newberry Observer 1/10/1901

Riser, Nolan received third honors for the third grade at Little Mountain School for the period 12/1/1904 to 2/1/1905. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/3/1905

Riser, R. W. was appointed as Private of the newly formed NEWBERRY GUARDS. Newberry Observer, 3/17/1897; R. W. Riser had the role of ‘Jose Massinni’ in the play "Between Two Fires" at the Opera House on 4/30/1897. Newberry Observer 4/28/1897; Robert W. Riser was now living and working as a telegraph operator in Egypt, GA. Newberry Observer 9/14/1898; Robert W. Riser of Egypt, GA. was the brother to Luther A. Riser of Newberry. Newberry Observer 7/20/1899; Robert W. Riser, son of Mrs. S. A. Riser, will marry Miss Myrtle Belle Pugesley at the bride’s home in Bartow GA. on 10/24/1900; Robert Riser, son of Mrs. S. A. Riser was living in Bartow GA. Newberry Observer 11/22/1901

Riser, Rahn 1901 graduate of Newberry College and Principal of ‘96’ school had resigned in order to take classes at Yale. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/7/1904

Riser, Robert Lee received first honors for the third grade at Little Mountain School for the period 12/1/1904 to 2/1/1905. Page 5, Newberry Observer 2/3/1905

Riser, Robert of Bartow FL visited his mother Mrs. S. A. Riser. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/18/1905

Riser, S. A. Mrs. her entire family was poisoned after eating ice cream. Dr. Kibler pulled the family through. Newberry Observer 4/28/1897; Mrs. S. A. Riser, was the mother of Captain Ed. F. Riser of the Central Georgia RR. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/31/1903; Mrs. S. A. Riser and family moved into the ‘Aull Cottage’ on Boundary Street in front of Senator Mower’s residence. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/7/1904; She visited her son T. Ed Riser of Macon GA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/1/1904; Mrs. S. A. Riser was the mother of Ed. F. Riser who works in Memphis TN. in real estate and mining. Page 8, Newberry Observer 4/11/1905; Mrs. S. A. Riser was the mother of Robert Riser of Bartow FL. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/18/1905

Riser, S. A. was the parent of Ed F. Riser of Macon GA. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/26/1904

Riser, S. T. was 1884 graduate of Newberry College. Received 1st honor, gave the Valedictory, Herald 6/26/1884, page 2; He was appointed as Superintendent of the Helena Sunday School, Herald 11/20/1884, page 3; He was introduced to the Helena Sunday School by Arthur Kibler, Herald 11/27/1884, page 3

Riser, Sally C. married John Bickley, at the home of the bride’s parents on 11/18/1883 by Rev. J. E. Bushnell. Newberry Herald 12/13/1883

Riser, Sarah Emma married Dr. Andrew L. Longshore of Silverstreet on 11/14/1899 at the home of the bride’s father W. W. Riser of Township No. 4, officiated by Rev. D. Tiller. Newberry Observer 11/16/1899

Riser, Sena passed the examination and received a teacher’s certificate. Newberry Observer, 5/30/1894; Sena Moore Riser will graduate from Newberry Graded School with a diploma on 6/8/1894. Newberry Observer, 6/6/1894; Miss Sena Riser visited her sister Mrs. LeRoy Lee of Kingstree. Newberry Observer 12/27/1900

Riser, Sidney T. delivered an oration at the Newberry College Commencement and was awarded the prize in the contest; was given the Junior Class prize for history, Herald 6/28/1883, page 2; Sidney T. Riser took a Theology course at the Seminary in connection with Newberry College; he was editor of the exchange and local division of the STYLUS, Herald 10/30/1884, page 3

Riser, Susan was advertised having a letter for pick up at the Post Office, Herald 12/4/1884, page 3

Riser, T. B. Mrs. died at her home in No. 5 Township on 11/18/1894. Newberry Observer, 11/21/1894

Riser, Thomas B. of Jalapa will marry Miss Sallie E. Davis today at the home of the bride’s sister Mrs. M. J. Waldrop, near Silverstreet, Newberry Observer 1/26/1893, page 3; He was suing the City of Newberry for damages received from falling into an excavation alongside Friend Street in the rear of the Herald and News Office on 12/20/1903. Page 1, Newberry Observer 5/27/1904; Thomas B. Riser, COMMON PLEAS, against the Town of Newberry lost his case. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/7/1904; While hauling cotton to Whitmire, he fell from his wagon and broke his arm. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/14/1904

Riser, Thomas, son of William Riser moved to Texas. Newberry Herald 4/2/1879

Riser, Tom of Jalapa used sorghum as feed for mules and horses, Herald 8/20/1885, page 3

Riser, W. C. gave the oratory ‘Martial Heroism’ at his 1904 graduation. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/7/1904

Riser, W. H. of Orangeburg SC a member of the ’95 graduating Class of Newberry College gave his essay speech on "What the Denomination owes its colleges and vice versa", Press & Reporter 6/26/1895, page 2; W. H. Riser was a graduate of Newberry College for 1895. Newberry Observer 5/8/1895; He delivered ‘‘What The Denomination Owes It’s Colleges and Vice Versa’ at the Commencement Exercises. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895; Rev. W. H. Riser had accepted a Pastorate in West VA. Newberry Observer 3/23/1898

Riser, W. W. his father William Riser died 1/20/1883, Herald 1/25/1883, page 3; He produced a large amount of wheat on a small scale, Herald 7/19/1883, page 3; had a severe hail storm on his farm; a field of his best cotton was injured; same thing happened last year to him, Herald 8/2/1883, page 3; was promoted over-seer of road work for the county. About his work, Herald 3/27/1884, page 3; Wallace W. Riser entered into the race for sheriff, Herald 5/29/1884, page 3; Capt. W. W. Riser, a member of the Jalapa Democratic Club was a delegate for the County Convention, Herald 6/5/1884, page 3; W. W. Riser won the second primary as a candidate for County Sheriff, Herald 9/4/1884, page 3; Sheriff Riser took 5 men to the Penitentiary in Columbia and captured Pick Bowers who was wanted for stealing sheep, Herald 2/12/1885, page 3; he took 3 prisoners to the Penitentiary in Columbia, Herald 7/23/1885, page 3; W. W. Riser was paid $26.41, $235.62, $74.70, $128.81, $117.20, $122.10, $2, $168.70, $17.10, $198.36, $130.33, $175.54 by the County Commissioners during the year 1885, Herald 1/13/1886, page 2; Sheriff W. W. Riser was as happy as he can be having a genuine Yankee Prisoner, complete with Uniform. (Referring to Edmund Wardlaw) Newberry Observer 5/23/1889; W. W. Riser was taking his son, Forrest, to NY City for surgical treatment of a liver abscess. Newberry Observer, 8/8/1889; Sheriff W. W. Riser was a Confederate veteran. Newberry Observer 12/12/1889; W. W. Riser, was paid $100.20 & $13.35 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1887-1888; paid $56.50, $40, $76.50, $10, $23.65, $1620, $74.75, $150.50, $2.20, $12, $8.50, $111.20, $74.10, $100.30, $27.20, $77.10, $58.10, $136.50, $22.48, $28.25, $153.50, $177, & $13.55 by the Ordinary County Fund for the year 1888-1889. Newberry Observer 3/6/1890; He gave official Bond as sheriff with L. W. Floyd, J. J. Lane, L. W. C. Blalock and D. M. Ward as sureties, Newberry Observer 1/5/1893, page 3; Sheriff Riser took possession of the freight train and passenger coach at Newberry because the RR Company had not paid their assessment of $4132.21. The RR Company had to get a restraining order on the sheriff, Observer 2/9/1893, page 3; He was called to the US Circuit Court to show the reason why he should not be attached with contempt in levying upon the R&D RR while it was in the hands of the court (R was in the process of filing bankruptcy and being sold by the Court). Other Counties were charged with the same offense. Observer 2/16/1893, page 3; He and the other three sheriffs were found in contempt and fined $500 each. All about the affair, Observer 2/23/1893, page 2; He received parole of a day from US Marshal Cunningham and spent Sunday at home returning to Charleston on Monday, Newberry Observer 3/2/1893, page 3; He came home last week until 3/24 when he will be taken to Washington on habeas corpus proceedings before the Supreme Court, Observer 3/16/1893, page 3; He will go to Charleston to report to US Marshall Cunningham. It is not clear if he would be required to go to Washington, Observer 3/30/1893, page 3; The Supreme Court stood by the SC Circuit Court on the charge of contempt, Newberry Observer 4/27/1893, page 2; The Governor paid the fines for the sheriffs, Newberry Observer 5/4/1893, page 2; he hopes to be a US Marshall; He returned from Charleston a free man with a release from custody from the US Marshal. Newberry Observer 5/4/1893, page 3; he was visited by his brothers John Riser of Greenville and L. P. W. Riser of Newberry, Newberry Observer 7/13/1893, page 3; W. W. Riser was a delegate representing the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 at the United Confederate Veterans Reunion in Birmingham Alabama. Newberry Observer, 4/25/1894; Sheriff Riser sold 81 bales of cotton. Sheriff Riser gave a wonderful barbecue at Bandusian Spring. Newberry Observer, 6/27/1894; Sheriff Riser gave a barbecue at the Bicycle Park last Thursday. Newberry Observer 9/11/1895; Sheriff Riser’s stallion was injured when it fell through the bridge crossing Little River. Newberry Observer 10/16/1895; He received as a gift from Col. E. B. Purcell of Augusta GA. 2 geese and a gander. Newberry Observer 11/13/1895; Sheriff Riser had one large turnip with 5 tops. Newberry Observer 12/11/1895; Sheriff Riser devised a ‘goose jail’ contrived to fatten geese. The cage confines the geese allowing it only room to turn around and eat. Newberry Observer 12/18/1895; W. W. Riser, retired sheriff of Newberry, was at his farm in the Mollohon Section of Newberry. Newberry Observer 1/6/1897; W. W. Riser lived 17 miles from Newberry and about 5 miles west of Whitmire. He was burned out on 7/9/1898. He lost everything except some badly broken furniture. There was no insurance. Newberry Observer 7/13/1898; Captain W. W. Riser had his cow taken by Doc Mangum, colored who then tried to sell it for $30. Doc Mangum was a fugitive at present. Page 8, Newberry Observer 9/9/1902; Captain W. W. Riser moved to Saluda to run the Hagood Plantation. Page 8, Newberry Observer 1/6/1903; W. W. Riser testified that when the convicts were working near his plantation he saw only fair treatment of them. Page 4, Newberry Observer 3/11/1904; Captain W. W. Riser was the brother to Nenie Riser who married John W. Scott. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/23/1905; he will give a barbecue on 8/3/1905. Page 4, Newberry Observer 7/25/1905

Riser, W. W. Mrs. was very ill but was now improved. Page 8, Newberry Observer 2/7/1902

Riser, W. W. was appointed as a delegate to represent the James D. Nance UCV at the reunion of veterans at Birmingham ALA, Newberry Observer 9/7/1893, page 3

Riser, Wilbur H. and family visited. They live in VA. Newberry Observer 11/29/1900

Riser, William was convicted of housebreaking and larceny in March 1898 and was sentenced to 5 years and 1 month in the State Penitentiary. Appeals were denied. The Governor refused clemency. Newberry Observer 9/27/1900

Riser, William who was the father of W. W. Riser died 1/20/1883 at his son’s home. Was in feeble health for a long time, Herald 1/25/1883, page 3

Riser, Willie Miss was the daytime long distance operator. Page 8, Newberry Observer 6/16/1903; Miss Willie Riser and Mrs. Emma Longshore moved into the Simpson house on Johnstone Street next door to Dr. Van Smith. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/11/1903

Riser, Willie of Little Mountain - his infant son died 4/9/1883. Herald 4/12/1883, page 3; Willie Riser, white, was committed to jail in default of bail on the charge of stealing from the store of D. Hipp & Co. Newberry Observer 3/9/1898; COURT OF SESSION, guilty, hard labor at the State Penitentiary for 5 years and 1 month. Newberry Observer 3/16/1898; Granted $1000 bail. Newberry Observer 6/15/1898; Appeal for new trial denied, 5 years and 1 month in the State Penitentiary. Newberry Observer 10/5/1898

Riser, Willie of Newberry who was temporarily in Langley SC wrote home he will work at Newberry Cotton Mill when it starts up, Herald 8/28/1884, page 3

Riser, Willie R. was the son of James A. Riser and M. C. Busby Riser. He was the brother to Mrs. Ernest Shealy, Mrs. John M. Bickley, Mrs. John M. Koon, Mrs. W. J. Ballentine, Joel W. Riser, Mrs. Marion Gruber, Mrs. J. David Koon, Mrs. E. W. Koon, and A. F. Riser. Page 5, Newberry Observer 8/2/1904

Riser, Y. V. A. was a delegate for the YMCA Convention in Columbia, Observer 2/16/1893, page 3; He was a graduate of Newberry College for 1895. Newberry Observer 5/8/1895; He delivered ‘Influence of German Thought’ at the Commencement Exercises. Newberry Observer, 6/19/1895; Y. V. A. Riser of Etheredge SC a member of the ’95 graduating Class of Newberry College gave his essay speech on "Influence of German Thought"; he received the medal for best essay on "Strictly for Cash", Press & Reporter 6/26/1895, page 2; Rev. Y. von A. Riser of Sumter was the grandson to Tyre Etheridge. Newberry Observer 3/8/1900; Rev. Y. Von A. Riser was now Pastoring in Saluda. Newberry Observer 11/29/1900; Rev. Y. von A. Riser of Delmar, Lexington County will marry Miss Jessie Summer on 11/27/1902 at the home of the bride’s father John A. Summer on College Street. Mr. Riser was an 1895 graduate of Newberry College. Miss Summer was a 1901 graduate of Newberry College. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/25/1902; They married, Page 5, Newberry Observer 11/28/1902; Rev. Y. Von A. Riser and family of Waynesboro VA, visited John A. Summer in Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 12/30/1904

Riser, Y. Von A. Mrs. of Waynesville VA, was the sister to Miss Marie Summer of Newberry. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/12/1904

Rish, Luther, COURT, carrying a concealed pistol, 2 months in County Jail or $25 fine. Herald 7/12/1883, page 3 & Herald 7/19/1883, page 3;

Risinger, P. D. of Leesville was a graduate of Newberry College for 1897. He delivered the speech ‘Religion in Social Questions’ at the commencement exercises at Newberry College on 6/13/1897. Newberry Observer 6/16/1897; Rev. P. D. Risinger, Lutheran Pastor of Greensboro NC, will marry Miss Ida May Brown on 7/19/1899 at Monroe NC at the home of the bride’s uncle, C. N. Simpson. Newberry Observer 7/13/1899; He and his bride visited Dr. Hallman of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 8/10/1899

Rister, Cindy Kinard, 43 years old, wife of Berley L. Rister Jr., died 1/23/2000 at her home. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of Wilma Richardson Kinard and Leland Junior Kinard Sr. Burial was in Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery. Whitaker Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 1/24/2000

Rister, Emma see Emma R. FELLERS, Newberry Observer 9/20/2000

Rister, Lee Ulysses 74 years old, husband of Jane Steward Rister, died 5/11/1998 in Columbia. Born in Columbia, he was a son of Corrie Elberta Slice Rister and Charles O’Brian Rister. Burial was in St. Mark Lutheran Church Cemetery. Talbert-Shives Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 5/13/1999

Ritchie, Ed L. of Concord NC visited relatives in Newberry on his way to the Lutheran Theological seminary at Mount Pleasant. Page 8, Newberry Observer 10/6/1903

Ritchie, Lewis W. Rev. colored, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church was found dead in bed by DeWitt Johnson, where he boarded on 9/16/1904. He was 26 years old and was educated at Lincoln University in Chester Pa. He was a Pastor since 1901. He was buried in Abbeville. Page 5, Newberry Observer 9/20/1904

Ritchie, W. W. J. Rev. married Anna Henkel in New Market VA. on 10/25/1899, officiated by Rev. Ernest H. Kohn. Rev. Ritchie was a graduate of Newberry College. Newberry Observer 11/2/1899

Rivas-Moss, Linda B. 59 years old, died 2/25/1999. Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of Una Rikard Bridges and Oliver F. Bridges. Burial was in West End Cemetery. McSwain-Evans Funeral Home was in charge. Newberry Observer 2/26/1999

Rivers, Boyd, son of J. O. Boyd stuck a nail in his foot from which he was suffering ever since. Newberry Observer 8/10/1898.

Rivers, female, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler on 9/26/1900. Parents are J. O. Rivers, blacksmith and Mary Rivers, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rivers, female, white, delivered by Dr. W. G. Houseal on 4/22/1899. Parents are D. A. Rivers, farmer, and Mrs. D. A. Rivers of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rivers, female, white, illegitimate, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, at Newberry City, on 2/8/1904. Parent was Lala Rivers, operative, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rivers, Henry, while cleaning his pistol, shot his mother in the hip. Page 8, Newberry Observer 7/24/1903.

Rivers, J. O. at the regularly monthly meeting of the Excelsior Fire Company No. 1 on 12/17/1894 was elected Director for the coming year. Newberry Observer, 12/19/1894; J. O. Rivers attended to his father who was ill in Athens GA. He had since returned. Newberry Observer, 2/20/1895; J. O. Rivers, resigned from the Excelsior Fire Company. Newberry Observer 5/1/1895; J. O. Rivers, blacksmith, living at Ward #1 in Newberry, and wife have a white male child born 6/3/1897, delivered by Dr. W. G. Houseal. Both parents were born in GA. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library

Rivers, J. R. of Township No. 1 was granted a pension for 1899 by the County Pension Board. Page 1, Newberry Observer 4/20/1899; He received a Cross of Honor which was pinned on his lapel on Memorial Day 5/10/1905 by the UDC. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/12/1905

Rivers, male, white, delivered by Dr. J. M. Kibler, at Newberry City, on 11/10/1903. Parents are David and Mrs. Rivers, operatives, of Newberry City, SC. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rivers, Mary Frances Lominick Snider, died Thursday, in the Hampton Regional Medical Center. Born in Newberry County 2/21/1911 she was a daughter of the late John W. and Lollie Sligh Lominick. Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home in Hampton. Burial was in St. Phillip’s Lutheran Church Cemetery near Prosperity. Newberry Observer 6/18/1999

Rivers, Relie, operative, living at Ward #1 in Newberry, had a white female child born 2/19/1897, delivered by Dr. W. G. Houseal. Return of Births in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rivers, Sibe Nina, female, white, died 9/6/1911 of typhoid fever. The deceased was 38 years, 5 months, 17 days old, and lived in Greenville, SC. Reported by W. H. Delk M. D. Burial was in Newberry. Return of Deaths in the City of Newberry SC. 8/19/1885 to 12/15/1918 kept in the Newberry Co. Library.

Rives, Bennett of Charleston visited his sisters Mrs. W. P. Houseal and Mrs. Theodore Johnstone. Page 8, Newberry Observer 11/21/1905

Rives, E. Bennett married Josephine G. Bennet, daughter of Samuel P. Bennet, both of Charleston, SC., on 4/17/1889 by Rev. C. S. Vedder D. D. Newberry Herald 4/25/1889; E. B. Rives of Charleston was the brother to Mrs. W. P. Houseal and Mrs. Theodore Johnstone. Newberry Observer 9/27/1900

Rives, H. P. 66 years old, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. William P. Houseal in Newberry 12/18/1890. Newberry Observer 12/25/1890

Rives, Leila Miss accompanied B. B. Hunter and his bride on a trip to Laurens, Herald 5/10/1883, page 3; She was going to Florida for several months. Newberry Herald 4/4/1889; Miss Lelia Rives visited friends in Laurens, Herald 4/24/1884, page 3; Lelia Rives was a member of the choir at the Newberry College Commencement, Herald 6/26/1884, page 2; Lila Rives returned from Florida. Newberry Observer 6/5/1890; Leila Rives will marry Dr. Theodore Johnstone on 1/29/1891. Newberry Observer 1/29/1891; married 1/31/1891 at the home of William P. Houseal by the Rev. J. S. Cozby DD. Newberry Observer 2/5/1891

Rives, Lizzie Miss of Alachus Florida was the cousin to Miss Vera Houseal. Newberry Observer 8/23/1900

Rives, Maggie was a member of the choir at the Newberry College Commencement, Herald 6/26/1884, page 2

Rizer, John Bachman infant boy of Mr. Rizer’s of Newberry S. C. was buried in the graveyard. east of Newberry on May 26, 1861. Disease was Cholera Infantum. Preached in church. Information from the journal of Rev. Smeltzer.

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