1911, 1912, 1913 Observer
Newspaper abstracts by Edith Greisser
Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Blocker, Aquila of Colleton Co. SC were shot and killed by I. M. Lemacks in a dispute over money, The Observer 8/15/1913, page 6; Aquila Blocker of Walterboro was murdered and robbed by I. S. Lemacks who was then convicted and sentenced to be electrocuted, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 2

Blocker, George Washington Rev. colored preacher of Edgefield was thought to be giving colored citizens wrong advice. He was taken by a group of white men and given 15 lashes and ordered to lave Edgefield County. The Observer 11/24/1911, page 1

Blocker, P. S. was shot in the abdomen while attempting to arrest Jesse Smith in Hampton SC, The Observer 8/15/1913, page 5

Bloom, C. E. was the son of Mrs. Mary Bloom who died 2/8/1911 in Charlotte NC. Mr. Bloom had died 1880 in a train wreck. C. E. Bloom’s siblings were: Mrs. W. G. Ford, Mrs. Sarah Schwing, Mrs. S. H. Paysinger, Mrs. F. M. Beckman and H. E. Bloom, The Observer 2/14/1911, page 8

Bloom, Eve Miss of Blackville was awarded $2 for excellence in the State Girls Tomato Club contest, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 3

Bloom, H. E. was the son of Mrs. Mary Bloom who died 2/8/1911 in Charlotte NC. Mr. Bloom had died 1880 in a train wreck. H. E. Bloom’s siblings were: Mrs. W. G. Ford, Mrs. Sarah Schwing, Mrs. S. H. Paysinger, Mrs. F. M. Beckman and C. E. Bloom, The Observer 2/14/1911, page 8

Bloom, Mary Mrs. 78 years old died 2/8/1911 at her home 812 West Ave. Charlotte NC. Her husband died in a train wreck in 1880. Surviving her were 6 children: Mrs. Sarah Schwing, Mrs. W. G. Ford, Mrs. F. M. Beckman; Mrs. S. H. Paysinger and H. E. and C. E. Bloom, The Observer 2/14/1911, page 8

Blount, B. A. former RR car inspector who was convicted of grand larceny in June 1910 and sentenced to 5 years in the penitentiary was granted a full pardon. He was paroled September 16, 1911. The Observer 9/20/1912, page 6

BLUE RUIN was the area of Newberry on the hillside crossing the ravine on the way from Newberry to Helena by way of Vincent Street. The Observer 2/2/1912, page 1

Bluford, Cato an ex-slave was invited to a banquet given by the Cold Water Club of Newberry on April 17 at the Colored Episcopal Church (St. Luke’s/St. Luke’s the Physician), The Observer 3/21/1913, page 8

Bluford, Emeline an ex-slave was invited to a banquet given by the Cold Water Club of Newberry on April 17 at the Colored Episcopal Church (St. Luke’s/St. Luke’s the Physician), The Observer 3/21/1913, page 8

Bluford, Henry a colored barber was caught moving liquor at the house at the SW corner of Nance & Friend Sts. He was fined $25 or 30 days but demanded a jury and will be represented by E. S. Blease and Fred H. Dominick, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8; Henry Bluford colored barber had an "attack" and was placed in jail for safe keeping. He was paranoid and suspected Dictaphones everywhere to record all that he says, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8

Blythe, E. M. Major in October 1911 received $9.16payment out of the "Governor’s Fund for Enforcing the Law, The Observer 3/5/1912, page 5

Boatright, Lucile Miss of Aiken stopped off at the Newberry Hotel on her way home from Glenn Springs via auto. The Observer 8/15/1911, page 8

Boatwright, Joe was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

Boazman, Dave 30 years old colored of Silverstreet was hit on the head 9/28/1912 and killed by Joe Clark Berry Postmaster and W. C. Bledsoe, dying on 9/29/1912. Autopsy was done. Boazman and his wife lived with his in laws Furman Jones, wife and 14 years old daughter. Details, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 8

Boazman, Mamie Miss daughter of R. S. Boazman of Chappells SC died at the home on August 6, 1913 with burial at the family burying ground. The Observer 8/8/1913, page 8

Boazman, Washington ‘Little Reb’ and the story of the moving of his dwelling place 2/21/1912 to make room for the Interurban railway Co. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 5; James B. Reagin corrected the statement that ‘Little Reb’ was a member of the 7th Cavalry. He and Mr. Boazman were together in Captain J. W. Gary’s Co. in the 2nd Cavalry commanded by Thomas J. Lipscomb. The Observer 3/1/1912, page 8; referred to a "J. M. in an article and further on in the article the correction was done – has just been admitted to the Confederate Home in Columbia. He always wears his old gray uniform and used the barrel of an old rifle, minus stock, as a walking cane, caused by his episode with a cyclone. He went to the Piedmont after the War and settled in Greenville. By saving old planks he was able to build four small shanties 10 x 12. He had an experience in a coffin while working at a coffin factory in his younger day. He had taken a nap in the coffin he was working with and when he awoke he found he had been in a cyclone and several fellow employees had been killed. He has a miniature cannon he shoots twice a year, Lee’s Birthday and Christmas. His shanties after being moved once were needed to again be moved and Reb disappeared from Greenville and a search was on to find him. He was found at the Confederate Home. The episode with the cyclone at Chappells was given. Wash Boazman was the son of D. Cooper Boazman who lived 15 (?1.5?) miles from Chappells at the place now owned by Robert G. Williams of Greenville. Cooper Boazman was a farmer and had a large family; His four oldest sons, William "Burgess’, Edmund, Grant, Washington and the youngest was Joe who was too young to serve. The daughters were Lizzie, Winnie and Ida. The Observer 10/29/1912, page 1

Bobb, D. F. of Cameron SC, sophomore of Newberry College delivered his recital on "Recognize the Union" at the College Commencement exercises, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 4

Bobb, F. donated $1 for the Chinese Famine Fund, The Observer 3/22/1912, page 8

Bobb, Francis of Prosperity attended the old soldiers’ reunion in Macon GA, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Bobb, Francis of Prosperity was visited by his son Olin Bobb of Columbia, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 1; he went to the reunion at Gettysburg PA, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 1

Bobb, George of Columbia SC had a home built by J. D. Stone of Excelsior, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 5

Bobb, George of Columbia visited his brother Luther Bobb of Excelsior, The Observer 4/12/1912, page 4

Bobb, Gertrude Miss of Prosperity SC was visited for the weekend by Mrs. P. O. Blair of Blairs SC, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 4; she attended the State Teachers Association meeting in Columbia SC, The Observer 3/14/1913, page 8; she was elected registrar and delegate of the William Lester Chapter UDC of Prosperity SC for the year 1913-1914, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 4; she was elected 1st vice-President of the Literary Sorosis of Prosperity SC, The Observer 10/28/1913, page 1

Bobb, Gertrude, Miss donated $1 for the Chinese Famine Fund, The Observer 3/22/1912, page 8; she attended a bridal shower in honor of Miss Julia Schumpert, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; Miss Gertrude Bobb hosted a UDC meeting, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 4

Bobb, J. W. Mrs. of Columbia was visited by her sisters Miss Cleo Aull of the St. Paul’s section of Newberry and Mrs. George Derrick of Columbia, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 3

Bobb, L. A. of Prosperity was a new subscriber to telephone service, Observer 3/19/1912, page 8

Bobb, Luther of Excelsior was visited by his brother George Bobb of Columbia, The Observer 4/12/1912, page 4

Bobb, Olin of Columbia visited his father Francis Bobb of Prosperity, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 1

Bobb, Vernon of the 3rd grade, West End School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Bobb, Vesta Miss of Newberry visited Mrs. W. L. Mathis of Prosperity, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 1

Bobb, Vesta Miss visited her sister Mrs. W. L. Mathis of Prosperity. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 8

Bobb, W. M. died at his home near Bachman Chapel on November 12, 1913 at age 75 years. He had been in poor health for the past 10 or 15 years. He was a Confederate veteran and was buried at Bachman Chapel Cemetery. The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8; Card of Thanks from the family, The Observer 11/25/1913, page 5

Bobo, C. B. Brother will preach at Bush River Church on 11/19/1911. The Observer 11/17/1911, page 8

Bobo, I. L. Mrs. of Union County was the daughter of James M. Eison who died 3/26/1913 in Union SC. She was also the sister of J. R. Eison of Lexington SC, J. M. Eison of Columbia and T. E. Eison of Newberry, Thomas Eison of Union, Mrs. Eloise Hawkins and Mrs. S. E. Odell of Union County and Mrs. Addie Ford of TX. The Observer 3/28/1913, page 5

Bobo, Irene Miss daughter of I. L. Bobo of Sedalia SC married R. G. Arthur Jeter. She was killed in a train accident with her buggy along with her 6-month old infant and five year old son Lyles of Union County while returning from church. The horse drawing the buggy was killed and two other children in the buggy were injured. The Observer 8/8/1911, page 4

Bobo, Minter Mrs. of Spartanburg was the daughter by the first marriage of Abner T. Farrow who died August 31, 1913. She was the sister of Mrs. Alice Gardner of NY, Mrs. Joe Jones, Mrs. Cassie Hill, Mrs. Claude T. Boyd all of Spartanburg. Her father’s second wife was a Miss Smith of Glenn Springs and their two daughters were Miss Juanita Farrow and Miss Betsey Farrow. The Observer 9/5/1913, page 8

Bodden, Austin 27 years old of Mobile ALA was arrested for embezzlement. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 5

Bodie, Alex colored was shot and killed by Thomas and Johnson Robinson at a union meeting in Lexington, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8

Bodie, B. T. was elected to be on the excuse and appeal committee of the Excelsior Literary Society of Newberry College, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 5

Bodie, J. W. was granted a patent for a RR switch. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 4

Boggero, Eunice Miss of Greenwood visited her cousin Mrs. F. J. Reddick of Brown Street in Newberry, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 8

Boggs, Fletcher white was held responsible for the shooting death of Felix Henly 13-year-old son of Joe Henly of Graveltown on July 17, 1913, The Observer 7/22/1913, page 8

Boggs, Julius E. former solicitor of 3rd Circuit started a Law practice in Anderson, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 1

Bogguss, Frances Mrs. of Trinidad CO, widow of Mr. Martin Bogguss, was the daughter of A. H. Miller and sister of Mrs. Joe Hartman and Mrs. J. Sidney Wheeler. The Observer 2/3/1911, page 4

Boineau, H. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2

Boineau, Henry was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

Boineau, S. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2

Boineau, Stephen was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

BOINEST & TROUTMAN ginnery, saw mill and grain threshing business has been in operation for a number of years in the St. Paul section of the county, The Observer 9/5/1913, page 1

Boinest, B. B. contributed $.25 to defray expenses for ‘Newberry County Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Boinest, Elizabeth Mrs. visited her daughter Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 8: The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Boinest, Hugh gave a recitation "Thanksgiving Day" at the Jolly Street Association box party, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1; he participated in the Christmas exercises of Jolly Street Graded School, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 1

Boinest, Hugh participated in the pageant on Christmas Eve at Jolly Street School, The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Boinest, Lizzie Mrs. of St. Paul’s section visited her daughter Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 8 and The Observer 3/18/1913, page 3; she was visited by her daughter Mrs. Sarah Brown of Spencer North Carolina, The Observer 9/5/1913, page 1

Boinest, Mildred participated in the pageant on Christmas Eve at Jolly Street School, The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Boinest, Ruth gave a recitation at the Jolly Street Association box party, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1; she participated in the Christmas exercises of Jolly Street Graded School, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 1

Boinest, Ruth participated in the pageant on Christmas Eve at Jolly Street School, The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Boinest, Thaddeus and Ernest Counts killed a hawk measuring 5 feet 7 inches from tip to tip. The Observer 4/21/1911, page 5

Boinest, Thaddeus of Prosperity took the Anti-Cigarette Pledge (pledge until 21), The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8; he was on the sick list at Prosperity High School but is well again, The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Boinest, Thaddeus of the St. Paul section was a champion possum hunter. The Observer 11/14/1913, page 2

Boinest, W. B. and family were visited by Bachman Richardson, The Observer 4/15/1913, page 1; he had a very old mule that died a few days ago. It was 32 years old but it looked like she was only 10 years old. She was fat and hearty up to the time of her death. He had the mule buried very carefully. The Observer 7/22/1913, page 4; he was paid $6 for assessments by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3; he was paid $5 commutation tax by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3; he was mentioned for doing over and above what was expected in Road care, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 2; he received $6 for commutation tax from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Boinest, W. B. of Pomaria was elected a director and vice president of Farmers Bank of Prosperity. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 1; he4 was a brother to Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 4

Boinest, W. B. was paid $6 as assessor by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Boinest, Willeze Miss of St. Paul’s section spent Sunday with friends in Pomaria, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 8

Boinest, Willie of the St. Paul section was a champion possum hunter. The Observer 11/14/1913, page 2; he participated in the Christmas exercises of Jolly Street Graded School, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 1

Boiter, Charles Letheo of Woodruff had his designation of ‘Notary Public’ removed by Gov. Blease, The Observer 3/4/1913, page 2

Boiter, D. S. of Spartanburg SC Rte. 2 won a premium for best 10 ears of white corn at the SC Corn Exposition, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 1

Boland, A. N. of Prosperity was the father of Cecil Boland who was hurt while working on a train in Charleston. The Observer 4/26/1912, page 5; A. N. Boland, postmaster of Little Mountain attended the convention of the postmasters association at the Isle of Palms, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 8; he was paid $11.60 as assessor by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; A. N. Boland was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Boland, A. N. was paid $11.50 for assessor duties by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Boland, Annie participated in the Christmas Eve pageant at Wightman Chapel Prosperity on 12/24/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 5

Boland, Annie participated in Wightman Chapel Children’s Day festivities, Observer 5/13/1913, page 8

Boland, Cecil was hurt while working on a train in Charleston. His parents Mr. and Mrs. A, N. Boland of prosperity visited him. The Observer 4/26/1912, page 5

Boland, D. C. was paid $35.42 for room & board by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4

Boland, D. W. Mrs. of College Park GA visited in Prosperity. The Observer 8/18/1911, page 1

Boland, Dave Uncle was having a home built for him by J. A. Kinard, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 1

Boland, Etta Miss took out a marriage license to marry John Smith of Newberry. The Observer 11/21/1911, page 8

Boland, F. A. was selected for petit jury duty in the court of common pleas for the week beginning 9/16, The Observer 9/3/1912, page 8

Boland, Fairence A. married Miss Alma R. Fellers on 11/21/1911 at the Prosperity Lutheran Parsonage officiated by Rev. E. W. Leslie. The Observer 11/24/1911, page 8

Boland, Frank and wife of Clinton visited Mr. and Mrs. J. W. White of Newberry, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 8

Boland, Gertrude Miss resumed classes at Winthrop College. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 4

Boland, H. T. a sophomore at Newberry College delivered the declamation before faculty and students last week "The Stability Of Our Government", The Observer 10/24/1913, page 1

Boland, Herman participated in the play "The Deacon" in the auditorium of Little Mountain High School on December 19, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Boland, Herman received a graduation certificate from Little Mountain High School on 5/20/1912, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 1

Boland, J. A. Mrs. of Excelsior has been very sick. She was visited by her brother L. C. Singley and his daughter Beulah of Gary’s Lane, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boland, J. A. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Boland, Joe Mr. and Mrs. of Pomaria were at the bedside of George Shealy of Newberry when he died 5/27/1913. The Observer 5/30/1913, page 1

Boland, Joe Mrs. of Little Mountain was the grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Shealy of Little Mountain. She was the daughter of George M. Shealy who died 5/27/1913 and sister of Mrs. M. A. Counts of Newberry, Mrs. S. L. Shealy of Newberry, Mrs. Maggie Dowd of Slighs, Wesley Shealy, of Little Mountain, Thomas Shealy of Little Mountain, C. D. Shealy of Pomaria. She was the niece of L. D. Shealy, J. A. Shealy and T. L. Shealy. The Observer 5/30/1913, page 5

Boland, Joe purchased a lot from the Setzler company and was building a nice dwelling adjoining W. S. Seybt, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 5

Boland, John A. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Boland, John Adams Mrs. died of cancer 1/3/1913 with burial at Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery; just before she died she was visited by her brother Willie Singley of TX. The Observer 1/7/1913, page 5

Boland, John will accompany C. H. Counts part of the time when the hunting season opens, The Observer 10/10/1913, page 4

Boland, Joseph was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Boland, Julian participated in the play "The Deacon" in the auditorium of Little Mountain High School on December 19, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Boland, M. Q. was a candidate for Probate Judge in the coming primary, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8; he claimed $29.25 in campaign expenses, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8; M. Q. Boland was elected Principal of the O’Neall School, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 8

Boland, Maggie Mrs. was the third wife of Dr. George A. Setzler. He died November 3, 1913 survived by her and his seven children by a first marriage, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 5

Boland, Marion Q. of the Slighs section of Newberry recently moved into the Magnus Kempson house and will work a small farm. He has a feed grinding Mill ready for business and will open a small mercantile business. The Observer 8/12/1913, page 1

Boland, Mildred Mrs. of Clinton was the daughter of J. B. T. Scott of Prosperity SC and the sister of Pierce Scott of the Presbyterian Church in Clinton, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 4

Boland, Nettie Miss of Prosperity married Marvin Taylor of Newberry on 6/25/1911 at the parsonage of Mayer Memorial Church West End officiated by Rev. J. D. Shealy. The Observer 6/27/1911, page 8

Boland, Pat was paid $49.27 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Boland, Ratchford 8 years old son of Ira C. Boland of Clinton SC was run over by a colored boy on a bike and received a broken ankle. The boy was fined $10. The Observer 3/26/1912, page 1

Boland, S. D. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2; he as a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

Boland, S. E. was paid $15, $15 as constable salary by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3; he was paid $15 for the month of July 1913 by the County Supervisor for constable salary, The Observer 8/15/1913, page 6; he was paid $9.75 for room & board by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6; he received $25.35 constable salary & fees for commutation tax from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7; he will deliver Little Mountain Mail while the regular carrier J. M. Kempson is on vacation, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 1

Boland, S. E. was paid $15, $15, $15 for constable salary and fees by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Boland, Sarah Elizabeth Mrs. (Nee Singley) 56 years old wife of John A. Boland died at her home near Slighs SC on 1/3/1913 with burial at Mt. Tabor Church. She was survived by her husband and children. The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8

Boland, Todd Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Amanda Amick who died 1/1/1913 and sister of Tom Amick of Chapin and Bub Amick of Prosperity, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8

Boland, Vera participated in closing exercises of Little Mountain School, Observer 5/20/1913, page 1

Boland, W. Q. was paid $14.32 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Boldt, Henry A. completed finishing courses at Newberry College graduating class of 1911; at a reception at the college President’s house he won a box of candy for her clever poem. The Observer 5/23/1911, page 8

Bolick, Sallie Mrs. of Columbia was the daughter of Dr. Thomas W. and Sarah Boozer. She was the sister of Henry W. Boozer of Jacksonville FL, Thomas J. Boozer of Atlanta GA, George Burder Boozer of Newberry and Mrs. Vinnie Hayes of Newberry, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boling, C. A. was arrested for working at Parr Shoals on the Sabbath, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 5

Bolivar, Mr. of Columbia committed suicide on 10/28/1912. He was survived by a wife and several children, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 8

BOLL WEEVIL - $350,000 was appropriated for the eradication of the insect in a bill introduced in US Senate. The Observer 2/24/1911, page 3

Bolt, Murphy RFD carrier in Laurens had an appendectomy in the Laurens Hospital by Dr. Guerry and was recovering well. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 6

Bolton, Hasiltine Elizabeth Miss married Walter Rowland Leavell of Newberry on 12/24/1912 at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bolton of Pleasant Cross near Johnston SC. Mr. Leavell was the son of deceased Eugene Leavell. The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Boman, Ella Van a 1st grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Bomar, Jack colored was arrested in Laurens SC for enticing labor from South Carolina into Virginia, The Observer 8/5/1913, page 8

Bomar, Nim an aged colored citizen was run over and killed on December 28, 1913 by a Southern train near Welford in Spartanburg Co. SC, The Observer 12/30/1913, page 1

Bond, A. M. white was fined $25 in Charleston Police Court for beating his wife. He paid, The Observer 6/24/1913, page 5

Booker, J. P. of the Lutheran Publication Board of Columbia visited his brother in law J. F. Browne of Prosperity. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 1

Booker, J. Z. was elected mayor of Denmark SC 77-7. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 1

Bookman, Carroll a survivor of Co. ‘A’ in the Civil War attended the reunion at Coppock’s Grove. The Observer 8/18/1911, page 8

Bookman, Eva Miss of Bookman but now a teacher at Jolly Street attended the Valentine party in Newberry given by Mss Lillie Mae Bushardt, The Observer 2/16/1912, page 8; her school closed for the term and she returned home to Irmo. The Observer 4/12/1912, page 5

Bookman, Eve Miss taught at Jolly Street School. The Observer 11/10/1911, page 4

Boon, Joe colored of Darlington shot and killed his stepson while both were drunk. The Observer 3/12/1912, page 5

Boone, Irvin 6 years old son of Mrs. T. A. Boone of Atlanta GA was accidentally shot by his brother Hardeman Boone 13 years old. The Observer 5/20/1913, page 6

Boone, R. W. was the Postmaster of Newberry SC following Edward A. Scott. He was succeeded by Mrs. E. S. Herbert who received her appointment from Grover Cleveland. The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8

Boone, Scott of GA enticed several youths, the oldest 11 years old, to ingesting alcohol, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 2

Boone, Tom wounded Henry Stevens in the face with a shot gun on 5/1/1912 at the home of Sally Melton a white woman of Kershaw County. The Observer 5/3/1912, page 1

Booth, J. N. Rev. new Pastor of West End Baptist Church arrived in Newberry, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 8

Booth, William Rev. general and commander in chief of the Salvation Army died 8/20/1912 in London England. He had been born in Nottingham 1829, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 4; a tribute to him, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 4

BOOZER BROS. was one of the merchants who participated in a parade on 6/16 in the ‘kick-off’ of Chautauqua week in Newberry. The Observer 6/16/1911, page 4; BOOZER BROS. was paid $1.73 for Co. ‘H’ by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; BOOZER BROS. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; BOOZER BROS. telephone No. 34, The Observer 10/25/1912, page 4; BOOZER BROS. donated candies, oranges, apples, raisins for the County Home at Christmas, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Boozer, A. Earl Dr. of Columbia SC was elected Supreme Representative of the SC Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 7

Boozer, A. P. received $12.20 for charges by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Boozer, A. R. had an appendectomy and was doing well, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Boozer, A. R. Mrs. of Glenn Street will host the Ladies Aid Society of the Church of the Redeemer, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 8

Boozer, Amos colored brother of Sam Boozer who was being held for murder was arrested as an accessory. The Observer 3/14/1911, page 8

Boozer, Annette participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, Arch of GA was visited by Mrs. James McIntosh of Newberry, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 8

Boozer, B. B. gave M. P. Lake assistance in putting out a fire at his stove room, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, B. M. Rev. who died and was buried in Prosperity in 1886 just had a headstone erected in his honor. The monument cost $20 and was paid for by W. Herbert Enlow and the Masons of Prosperity. The Observer 1/27/1911, page 4

Boozer, B. S. and family of Walhalla were moving to Newberry. The Observer 7/28/1911, page 8

Boozer, B. W. was the son of W. D. Boozer who died 2/21/1913 and the brother of T. J. Boozer, N. S. Boozer and R. S. Boozer, Miss Eugenia Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, Birder – Cheves C. Ligon, son of Rev. T. C. Ligon was the 2nd cousin to Burder Boozer. Family details, The Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; Birder Boozer and family moved from Floyd Township to Columbia. The farm is being rented to John Hendrix and family, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 8

Boozer, Birder S. of Columbia visited in Newberry, The Observer 9/30/1913, page 8

Boozer, Birdie of Columbia visited in Newberry, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8

Boozer, Blanche participated in the Sunday School exercises at Pilgrim Church on August 13, The Observer 8/12/1913, page 8

Boozer, Brader of the Johnstone section, son of Mrs. Mary Boozer had 10 small partridges about a week old that hatched under a chicken hen, The Observer 6/25/1912, page 6

Boozer, Burr W. of Prosperity his $300 mule died 5/15 from lockjaw caused by improper shoeing. Observer 5/16/1913, page 4

Boozer, C. C. showed the news staff a coin minted in 1816. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 8

Boozer, C. P. Rev. of Saluda County was elected Chairman of the Board of trustees for the Female Lutheran College in Summerland SC, The Observer 7/2/1912, page 8

Boozer, Clara Miss of Morrison GA visited her cousin Miss Moriat Hayes of Newberry. The Observer 8/25/1911, page 8

Boozer, Clayton L. was a member of the Grand Jury held over from 1910, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 4

Boozer, D. F. was paid $11.10, $6.85 commission on taxes for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2; he was paid $10 for com. tax; $3.85 for room & board by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4

Boozer, D. L. of Kinards advertised farm products for sale despite the harvest not being good this year. (2 articles) The Observer 1/12/1912, page 8; his lengthy article telling he paid for the expenses of an officer to go to OK to requisition the man who murdered his son because the Governor refused to pay the expenses. He still does not know why the man was not brought back to Newberry. The Observer 8/23/1912, page 1

Boozer, D. L. of Kinards went for Major L. W. C. Blalock of Goldville with his gun because Blalock had hired some colored men who were employees of his. Details, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8; he purchased a Maxwell 35 Touring Car from Summers Garage, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8

Boozer, Dave was paid $2 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Boozer, Decatur Mrs. of No. 7 Township visited her sister Mrs. G. W. L. Spearman of Helena, The Observer 7/30/1912, page 8

Boozer, Earle a student at Newberry College died of pneumonia on 12/16/1911 at the home of his father D. Luther Boozer at Kinards with burial at Sharon graveyard. He was 19 years old. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 8

Boozer, Ethel attended a ‘surprise party’ for the young folks at the home of Ben Y. Abrams. Names were mentioned, The Observer 1/17/1913, page 8

Boozer, Ethel Miss of Newberry visited her sister Mrs. F. F. Steele of Statesville NC. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 8; Miss Ethel Boozer of Statesville visited her sister Mrs. R. D. Smith of Newberry, The Observer 9/6/1912, page 8; Miss Ethel Boozer and Mrs. J. L. Bowles went to Mrs. Bowles home in Jacksonville FL, The Observer 9/24/1912, page 8

Boozer, Eugenia Miss was the daughter of W. D. Boozer who died 2/21/1913 and the sister of B. W. Boozer, N. S. Boozer and R. S. Boozer, T. J. Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, Evelyn participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, Frank entered the Boys’ Corn Contest for Newberry County, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 4

Boozer, Frank of Newberry, a member of the Boys Corn Club, will attend the National Corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 1/28/1913, page 1; he was the son of Pierce Boozer of Prosperity SC, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 8

Boozer, G. B. was elected AL of Longshore Camp No. 541 WOW for 1912. The Observer 1/9/1912, page 8

Boozer, G. Burder – Cheves C. Ligon, son of Rev. T. C. Ligon was the grandson of G. Burder Boozer. Family details, The Observer 3/19/1912, page 8

Boozer, G. Burder of Newberry was the son of Dr. Thomas W. and Sarah Boozer. He was the brother of Henry W. Boozer of Jacksonville FL, Thomas J. Boozer of Atlanta GA, Mrs. Sallie Bolick of Columbia and Mrs. Vinnie Hayes of Newberry, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, G. P. contributed $.25 to defray expenses for the Newberry County Rock Hill Plan. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4; he was a speaker at the program for the Sunday school convention at Trinity Church in Floyd Township. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 4; he was hosting a hot supper at his place on Thanksgiving Day for the Smyrna Church, The Observer 11/26/1912, page 8

Boozer, G. P. Mrs. will entertain Miss Winton Agnew of Newberry, during the Teachers Conference held in Newberry on December 4, 5, 6, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1

Boozer, G. P. was a member of the Petit Jury for the week of March 20, 1911, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 4

Boozer, G. P. was paid $3.37 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7; he was paid $1 for work on roads & bridges by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3; he will host an ice cream festival given by the Helping Hand Society, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 8

Boozer, G. V. a 3rd grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4

Boozer, Gary of the St. Luke's section of Newberry went to Lake City Florida with a view of making it his new home, The Observer 7/18/1913, page 4

Boozer, George A. house in Floyd Township, 4 miles west of Newberry on the Belfast road, burned down April 7 at midnight. The house was occupied by Charlie Wilson colored and his family who lost nearly everything they had in the house. The house belonged to J. Ed Senn and was worth $400 or $500. There was no insurance and the cause of the fire is not known. The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Boozer, George V. received $19.35, $11.75 for work with chain gang from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7; he was paid $.65 for Co. ‘H’; $35.75, $30.85 for charges by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3; he was paid $15.70 for the month of July 1913 by the County Supervisor for chain gang supervisor, The Observer 8/15/1913, page 6; he was paid $10.15 for work with the chain gang by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3; he was paid $18.40 for work with the chain gang by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6

Boozer, George was paid $2.30 for Co. ‘H’ by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Boozer, George Y. was paid $0.90 for room & board by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6

Boozer, Guy entered the Boys’ Corn Contest for Newberry County, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 4

Boozer, Guy of Newberry, a member of the Boys Corn Club, will attend the National Corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 1/28/1913, page 1

Boozer, H. A. of Kirksey SC visited in Newberry, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 8

Boozer, H. A. of Saluda visited his sisters Mrs. J. B. Stockman and Mrs. W. T. Gibson of Prosperity, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 5

Boozer, H. L. was paid $25.75 commission on taxes for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Boozer, H. M. contributed $.25 to defray expenses for the Newberry County Rock Hill Plan. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Boozer, H. M. was selected as a Juror for the week beginning 5/12/1913 in Court of Common Pleas, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Boozer, H. S. returned to Clemson College, hoping to complete the 2nd year course and begin next term as a junior. The Observer 3/29/1912, page 8

Boozer, H. T. of Leesville was a 1912 graduate of Newberry College, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Boozer, Harold of Newberry visited his sister Mrs. Turner of Greenwood, The Observer 7/30/1912, page 8; he left today for Clemson College, The Observer 9/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, Harold S. resumed classes at Clemson College, The Observer 9/16/1913, page 8; H. S. Boozer was vice-President of the Newberry Club of Clemson Cadets, The Observer 11/18/1913, page 1

Boozer, Hayne of New York City sent pumpkin seeds to his brother-in-law at J. P. Wheeler of Prosperity SC, The Observer 9/30/1913, page 5

Boozer, Henry D. – Cheves C. Ligon, son of Rev. T. C. Ligon was the nephew of Henry D. Boozer. Family details, The Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; Henry D. Boozer suffered a dislocated shoulder, while riding horseback, driving his cows home from the pasture. His horse in trying not to fall threw Boozer over his head. The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Boozer, Henry M. brought some fine second - crop Irish potatoes to the office. They are large and some weighing a pound and a quarter, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8

Boozer, Henry W. of Jacksonville FL was the son of Dr. Thomas W. and Sarah Boozer. He was the brother of Thomas J. Boozer of Atlanta GA, G. Burder Boozer of Newberry, Mrs. Sallie Bolick of Columbia and Mrs. Vinnie Hayes of Newberry, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, Ida Mrs. of Newberry was the mother of Mrs. Turner of ‘96’. The Observer 11/10/1911, page 8

Boozer, Ida Mrs. of Newberry was visited by her granddaughter Miss Ida Stewart of Spartanburg, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 8

Boozer, Ida N. Mrs. of Harrington Street was visited by her sister Mrs. Mattie Owings of Laurens. She was visited by her sister Mrs. Lula Williams of Van Buren ARK who had not been to Newberry in 12 years. The Observer 2/9/1912, page 8; she was visited by her daughter Mrs. W. C. Turner of ‘96’, nephew Arthur Williams of Van Buren Arkansas and her son Clarence Stewart with wife. The Observer 3/12/1912, page 8; she advertised real estate for sale, The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8

Boozer, J. I. was paid $2 for com. tax by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; he was paid $2.84 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; J. I. Boozer was paid $2.25 commission on taxes for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2; he was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Boozer, J. I. was paid $3.75 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Boozer, J. L. participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, J. P. was on the 5th grade honor roll of Mudlick School, Chappells RFD #1, The Observer 3/4/1913, page 1

Boozer, J. S. was a speaker at the program for the Sunday school convention at Trinity Church in Floyd Township. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 4

Boozer, J. Sam Mrs. attended the social at the home of V. C. Wilson, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8

Boozer, J. W. was entitled to receive a cross of honor at the Jefferson Davis birthday celebration in Newberry. The Observer 6/6/1911, page 8; he was a survivor of Co. ‘A’ in the Civil War and attended the reunion at Coppock’s Grove. The Observer 8/18/1911, page 8

Boozer, Jacob of Boozer Bros. lost the end of his middle finger in a sausage grinder on 1/9. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 8

Boozer, James took the tests for the Clemson College Scholarship and entrance exams, The Observer 7/16/1912, page 1

Boozer, John contributed $.10 to defray expenses for ‘Newberry County Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Boozer, John was a 1st grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Boozer, Julia May participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, Julius B. of Atlanta visited in Newberry, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Boozer, L. A. was selected to serve as a juror to serve in Sessions Court for the week starting 6/9/1913, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8

Boozer, L. C. contributed $.25 to defray expenses for ‘Newberry County Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Boozer, L. L. son of D. L. Boozer of Kinards was killed several years ago. A man believed to be his slayer was caught in OK recently, The Observer 5/21/1912, page 8

Boozer, Lillie participated in the program for Children’s Day at Bethel Church, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 8

Boozer, Lindsay participated in the program for Children’s Day at Bethel Church, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 8

Boozer, Lola Miss daughter of J. Wes Boozer of Prosperity died 12/3/1911 with burial at St. Luke’s Cemetery. The Observer 12/8/1911, page 4

Boozer, Lossie Mae Miss won the $350 piano from the Summer/Hipp contest. The Observer 7/4/1911, page 1

Boozer, Lucy Mrs. attended a Lester reunion at the home of Mrs. Hannah Lester on 8/8/1912, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8

Boozer, Lucy P. was accepted as qualified to receive a Confederate Pension. The Observer 2/6/1912, page 8

Boozer, Luther of Kinards visited his brother M. H. Boozer of Prosperity, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8

Boozer, M. H. Mrs. had a chicken curiosity. It had only one wing. The Observer 7/14/1911, page 1; she was visited by her brother H. S. Cannon of Columbia. The Observer 7/21/1911, page 5; she was visited by her brother J. P. Cannon and his daughter Miss Rosa of Columbia. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8

Boozer, M. H. Mrs. of Prosperity was visited by her brother H. S. Cannon and wife, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8

Boozer, M. H. of Prosperity was visited by his brother Luther Boozer of Kinards, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8

Boozer, Mamie Lee of Prosperity SC participated in the program of Children's Day exercises at Zion Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 1

Boozer, Mary Eva Miss daughter of Pierce Boozer married S. Wilbur Shealy, both of Prosperity on 5/14/1911 at the parsonage of West End Lutheran Church officiated by Rev. J. D. Shealy. The Observer 5/16/1911, page 1

Boozer, Mary J. Mrs. was paid $2 & $2 & $2 for pauper by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7; she was paid $2, $6, $6 as pauper by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3; she was paid $6 for the month of July 1913 by the County Supervisor for pauper, The Observer 8/15/1913, page 6; she was paid $6 for pauper by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6

Boozer, Mary J. Mrs. was paid $2, $2 for pauper by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; Mrs. Mary J. Boozer a pauper received $2 & $2 & $2 & $2 from the county for the quarter ending 3/31/1912, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 7; as pauper was paid $2, $2, $2 by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; she was paid $2, $2 for pauper for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Boozer, Mary Miss attended the LESTER FAMILY REUNION, The Observer 7/28/1911, page 3

Boozer, Maxcey Mrs. of Prosperity was visited by her brother J. P. Cannon of Columbia, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8

Boozer, N. L. was paid $4.50 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7; he was paid $28 for the chain gang by County Supervisor for the month of September 1913, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 5

Boozer, N. S. was the son of W. D. Boozer who died 2/21/1913 and the brother of B. W. Boozer, T. J. Boozer and R. S. Boozer, Miss Eugenia Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, Otto took the scholarship exam for the Clemson one-year course, The Observer 7/16/1912, page 1

Boozer, P. F. was a member of the new telephone line in Prosperity exchange. The Observer 9/15/1911, page 1; he was now on the Prosperity Exchange of the Southern Bell Telephone Co. The Observer 10/24/1911, page 8

Boozer, P. F. was paid $9.24 for lunacy hearing by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Boozer, P. N. contributed $.50 to defray expenses for the Newberry County Rock Hill Plan. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4; P. N. Boozer of Chappells RFD #1 was agent for the ‘Planters Guano Co.’ and went to Charleston for the free week vacation provided every year for the agents, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 8; he was paid $18.05 for room & board; $6 as assessor by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; P. N. Boozer was paid $16.35 for room & board for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Boozer, P. N. of the Mudlick area left for Baltimore and points north (Merchants getting new stock). The Observer 8/8/1911, page 8; P. N. Boozer of Chappells was in Newberry on business. The Observer 11/21/1911, page 8

Boozer, P. N. was elected Deacon of the newly formed Presbyterian Church in the Dominick section of the County, The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8; he was paid $6 as assessor by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3; P. N. Boozer of Chappells RFD No. 1 bought a Ford touring car from Summers Garage, The Observer 10/7/1913, page 8; P. N. Boozer received $132.38 for work with the chain gang from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Boozer, Pauline a 1st grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; she was a 2nd grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Boozer, Pauline of the 1st grade at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the period ending 11/15/1912, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 5; she was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Boozer, Pearl Mrs. attended the LESTER FAMILY REUNION, The Observer 7/28/1911, page 3

Boozer, Pearl participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, Pierce of Prosperity SC was the father of Frank Boozer of Columbia SC, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 8

Boozer, R. H. 125 pounds of Atlanta GA sued for divorce from his wife Mrs. Edna May Boozer 150 pounds who keeps kicking her husband, The live at 39 Dunn Street, West End in Atlanta, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 3

Boozer, R. S. Mrs. of Deadfall in Newberry SC was the daughter of Thomas S. Blair who died 1/15/1913 and sister to Mrs. John J. Long of Little Mountain SC. The Observer 1/17/1913, page 8

Boozer, R. S. of Deadfall walked to Silverstreet (1 mile) and took a train to Newberry. (Roads were impassable due to the weather) The Observer 1/16/1912, page 8; he was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Boozer, R. S. was the son of W. D. Boozer who died 2/21/1913 and the brother of B. W. Boozer, N. S. Boozer and T. J. Boozer, Miss Eugenia Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, Rebecca Harmon reached the age of 21 years. Her guardian Adelaide B. Workman gave notice of final settlement, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 1

Boozer, Rebecca Mrs. 74 years old of the St. Luke’s section died 1/5/1911 after a stroke of paralysis. Burial was in St. Luke’s graveyard. The Observer 1/6/1911, page 1

Boozer, Rebecca of Prosperity SC participated in the program of Children's Day exercises at Zion Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 1

Boozer, Remus was fatally shot by Willis Wise both colored at Saluda Co. Boozer died from the effects of the wounds on December 21 and Wise was placed in jail. It was the result of a long time complaint of Boozer paying too much attention to the wife of Wise, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 7

Boozer, Rhett had an appendectomy performed by Dr. Guerry at Columbia Hospital on 5/20/1912. The Observer 5/24/1912, page 8

Boozer, Rufus Mrs. and sons Rufus Jr. and Elwood of Lake City Florida were visiting Mrs. J. P. Wheeler of Prosperity SC, The Observer 7/8/1913, page 8

Boozer, Rufus was spending a few days in Lake City FL with H. O. Long and Marcus Nichols, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Boozer, S. Lee was the new RFD carrier for Route 5 in Prosperity. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 4

Boozer, S. P. the location of his home was given for 1876 and 1912. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 1

Boozer, Sallie Miss of Chappells was home from Chicora College in Greenville SC for the summer, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8; she resumed studies at Chicora College, Greenville SC, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8 & The Observer 9/19/1913, page 8

Boozer, Sam colored of Newberry was sentenced to die in the electric chair on 1/9/1913. Boozer and a man named Hipp were tried for the murder of Mr. Gilliam, a Newberry farmer. Hipp was acquitted. The Observer 1/3/1913, page 4; Boozer was executed; he had killed James S. Gilliam on the John C. Hipp Plantation 3/3/1911.

Boozer, Sam colored shot and killed James S. Gilliam white, using a double barreled gun. Boozer fled, Great details of the story; inquest printed in the paper; Boozer surrendered in Greenwood on 3/7/1911, The Observer 3/7/1911, page 1; he was taken to the penitentiary in Columbia for safe keeping. John C. Hipp implicated in the murder, The Observer 3/10/1911, page 1; his brother Amos Boozer was arrested as an accessory, The Observer 3/14/1911, page 8; trial started this am, The Observer 3/24/1911, page 8; he was taken back to the penitentiary as a precaution; details of his disguise etc. to get to Columbia, The Observer 3/28/1911, page 8; the sheriff went to Columbia and brought Sam Boozer from the Penitentiary back to Newberry. The Observer 6/13/1911, page 8; His trial was started on 6/13 and concluded on 6/14. He was found guilty of murder and sentenced to be hanged on Aug. 16, 1911. He was then taken back to the penitentiary in Columbia; motion for a new trial. The Observer 6/16/1911, page 8; Sam Boozer, COURT – request for severance denied, The Observer 6/13/1911, page 1; COURT – murder; continued under appeal, The Observer 3/22/1912, page 8; the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Sam Boozer colored, under sentence of death for the murder of James Gilliam white; the next court will select the day of execution, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 8; COURT continued under appeal, The Observer 11/26/1912, page 1; COURT to be resentenced, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 8; COURT electrocution on 12/13, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 1; Day of his execution arrived, The Observer 12/13/1912, page 8; execution postponed by the Governor until 1/2/1913, The Observer 12/17/1912, page 8

Boozer, Sarah Mrs. 84 years old widow of Tom Boozer attended the social at the home of V. C. Wilson, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8; Mrs. Sarah R. Boozer widow of Dr. Thomas W. Boozer died at her home near Smyrna on 12/6/1912 with burial at Smyrna Cemetery. She was born 1/28/1927 in Newberry County. Surviving were the following children: Henry W. Boozer of Jacksonville FL, Thomas J. Boozer of Atlanta GA, G. Burder Boozer of Newberry, Mrs. Sallie Bolick of Columbia and Mrs. Vinnie Hayes of Newberry, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, Seth participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Boozer, T. J. was the son of W. D. Boozer who died 2/21/1913 and the brother of B. W. Boozer, N. S. Boozer and R. S. Boozer, Miss Eugenia Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, T. Q. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1; he went ‘stag’ to the Ball at the Newberry German Club’s Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; Tench Q. Boozer the State electrician installed the first electric chair used in SC for executions, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 1

Boozer, Tench of Columbia visited in Newberry, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 8

Boozer, Tench Q. was appointed as State Electrician. His duties include looking after the wiring and lighting of the State Capital, state penitentiary and state hospital for the insane. He replaces U. R. Brooks Jr., The Observer 1/27/1911, page 1

Boozer, Thomas F. Dr. had his home between the 6 & 7 mile posts on Belfast Road. It was a 2-story dwelling with a chimney at each end and a piazza extending the entire length of the front pf the house. The home was called ‘Kadesh’. The kitchen was in a separate building. In 1911 Birder Boozer owned the home. The Observer 3/3/1911, page 2

Boozer, Thomas J. contributed $.50 to the Chinese Famine Fund. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 8

Boozer, Thomas J. of Atlanta GA was the son of Dr. Thomas W. and Sarah Boozer. He was the brother of Henry W. Boozer of Jacksonville FL, G. Burder Boozer of Newberry, Mrs. Sallie Bolick of Columbia and Mrs. Vinnie Hayes of Newberry, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8

Boozer, Thomas W. Dr. deceased property was purchased by the heirs at $40 an acre (150 acres) at Masters Sale, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 4

Boozer, V. G. Rev. of Lexington visited his sister Mrs. J. P. Wheeler, The Observer 9/27/1912, page 8

Boozer, V. Y. Rev. Lutheran Minister was Pastor of the first Lutheran Church in Lexington, NC. He has been a member of the NC Synod for 18 years. He served several terms as President of the NC Synod. The Observer 7/22/1913, page 5

Boozer, V. Y. Rev. pastor of Lexington NC was called to be pastor of the Lutheran Church in Greenwood. He was born in Prosperity, son of the late Henry S. Boozer and graduated at Newberry College class of 1891. Observer 1/12/1912, page 8

Boozer, W. D. of Prosperity Rte. 2 was very ill, The Observer 2/21/1913, page 8; William D. Boozer died at his home on Rte. 2, Prosperity SC on 2/21/1913 and was buried at St. Luke's Church Cemetery. He was born and lived his life of 86 years in Prosperity SC. He was survived by a wife and five children: T. J. Boozer, B. W. Boozer, N. S. Boozer and R. S. Boozer, Miss Eugenia Boozer. The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Boozer, W. I. was selected as a Juror for the week beginning 5/12/1913 in Court of Common Pleas, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8; he received $3.07 for work with road & bridges from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Boozer, W. L. was selected as a juror for common pleas court for the week starting 11/27/1911. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 4

Boozer, Wallace of Lake City FL was visiting Vernon Wheeler of Prosperity SC, The Observer 7/15/1913, page 4

Boozer, William of Spartanburg, son of Mrs. C. P. Boozer of Prosperity, was a conductor for the RR. He was injured in a wreck. The Observer 2/21/1911, page 8

Borden, William W. 25-year-old multimillionaire from Chicago became a missionary and died at Cairo Egypt from spinal meningitis. The Observer 4/18/1913, page 3

Bornehann, Ernest of New Orleans a cotton exporter was killed in an automobile accident, The Observer 1/24/1913, page 7

Bornehann, Harry of Savannah New Orleans, a cotton exporter, was killed in an automobile accident, The Observer 1/24/1913, page 7

Boshea, Henry 22 years old was shot and killed on the streets of Union SC by John Henry May, 21 years old, Details, The Observer 10/27/1911, page 2.

Bosler, Prescott married Miss Lily Latham. Her brothers took her away from him because they said she was only 16. The brothers were later arrested for breaking and entering and are out on $200 bail each, The Observer 8/12/1913, page 6

Boston, Ann colored of Atlanta GA stabbed and killed Mrs. R. E. Jordan. A mob lynched Ann Boston, The Observer 6/28/1912, page 6

Boston, Joe colored a member of the Legislature from Newberry during radicalism lived in Graveltown, The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1 & The Observer 2/2/1912, page 1

Boston, Julia Ann colored of Anderson died at her home at age 100+. She was the mother of 24, most of them still living, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 4

Boston, Tom colored sentenced on March 1911 was paroled by the governor, The Observer 11/25/1913, page 1

Boston, Tom colored was wanted by the Mayor Smith of Chappells for assault & battery - $25 reward, The Observer 2/10/1911, page 8

Boswell, C. H. Mrs. of Bartow FL was the daughter of William Hood of Erskine College and sister of Dr. W. L. Hood of Greenwood South Carolina, the Honorable J. K. Hood Anderson, Dr. J. F. J. Hood of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. E. C. Stewart and Mrs. R. P. Blake of Greenwood SC. The Observer 6/27/1913, page 2

Boswell, E. D. and wife of a carnival company were arrested for the theft of jewelry at St. Matthews SC. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 1

Bouknight, A. E. lost a valuable $40 cow when she broke her neck on 5/24/1912. She was tied under a trestle at Scott’s Creek, became tangled in the rope, fell and broke her neck. The Observer 5/28/1912, page 8

Bouknight, A. H. was elected as a Teacher for Wesley Adult Bible Class No. 11 at O’Neall Street Church for 1912. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8; last meeting of the year held at his house, The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Bouknight, A. H. was elected teacher of the Wesley Adult Bible Class at O'Neall Street Methodist Church for the coming year, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Allen was paid $5 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Bouknight, Annie Miss married N. J. Kirby on 3/9/1912 at the home of the bride’s father Jacob R. Bouknight of West End officiated by Rev. J. P. Harmon. The Observer 3/12/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Annie Miss was a student this past semester in the music class of Miss Laura Blease and participated in a recital held at the home of J. R. Thornton; details, The Observer 6/16/1911, page 5

Bouknight, Arch Mr. was a student this past semester in the music class of Miss Laura Blease and participated in a recital held at the home of J. R. Thornton; details, The Observer 6/16/1911, page 5

Bouknight, Arthur of Leesville was the father of a new boy born 3/18/1912. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 1

Bouknight, Azile Miss participated in the recital given by the music class of Mrs. Haskell Wright at the home of Jesse Y. Jones on O'Neall Street, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Berley had a perfect attendance record at West End school for the year, The Observer 6/6/1911, page 8

Bouknight, Berley had perfect attendance for the school year at West End School, The Observer 6/4/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Bettis was the son of Joseph H. and Emma Bettis Bouknight. He was the brother of Joe, William and Emma Bouknight. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Bouknight, Colie of the 2nd grade West End School was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Bouknight, Cummings, Mrs. was elected second scout at a recent meeting of Cateechee Council Degree of Pocahontas, No. 4, Newberry, The Observer 7/11/1913, page 8

Bouknight, David G. and Miss Lilla C. Matthews, both of West End were the first couple in Newberry County to pay the $1 marriage fee. The Observer 7/4/1911, page 1

Bouknight, David was elected as Secretary for Wesley Adult Bible Class No. 11 at O’Neall Street Church for 1912. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Elton in 7th grade at Boundary Street School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Emma was the daughter of Joseph H. and Emma Bettis Bouknight. She was the sister of Joe, William and Bettis Bouknight. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Bouknight, Estelle a 1st grade student at West End School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at West End School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; she was a 2nd grade honor student at West End School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Bouknight, Fannie Miss niece of S. K. Bouknight died in Columbia on July 30, 1913 at the age of 21 years. Burial was at West End Cemetery. The Observer 8/1/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Furman a 1st grade student at West End School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; he was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at West End School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; Furman Bouknight 6 years, 10 months and 9 days old son of J. M. Bouknight was born December 28, 1905 and died October 9, 1913. The Observer 10/13/1913, page 8

Bouknight, G. Sam Mr. and Mrs. were quarantined by the Board of Health because of smallpox, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Gus of Chapin was thrown from his mule and killed. The same mule killed his father last year. The Observer 6/30/1911, page 1

Bouknight, J. H. was elected as Assistant-Secretary for Wesley Adult Bible Class No. 11 at O’Neall Street Church for 1912. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8

Bouknight, J. R. from Cateechee Lodge was chosen as a delegate for the Red Man's Convention to be held in Anderson SC, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 8

Bouknight, J. R. was a candidate for Sheriff in the coming primary, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8; he claimed $8 in campaign expenses, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8

Bouknight, J. T. was selected to serve on the Petit Jury for the next Court of Sessions, The Observer 3/4/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Jacob A. Mrs. of Lexington caught fire while cooking breakfast and died. She was survived by a husband and children, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 1

Bouknight, Jacob Mrs. and son Ernest of Newberry visited her daughter Mrs. N. J. Kirby of Florence SC, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 8

Bouknight, James F. 30 years old was killed at Blairs by Bill Suber colored. Both lived on the Newberry side of Broad River. Suber fled. He was survived by a wife and four children. Burial was at Irmo. The Observer 9/26/1911, page 1; the story of the killing by Suber after his capture. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 1; S. K. Bouknight went to Winnsboro to be present at the trial of the man who killed his son James at Blairs SC. John Henry Baxter also went as a witness to the wounds found on the slain man. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 8

Bouknight, James hosted the Wesley Adult Bible Class at O'Neall Street Methodist Church and officers for the next year were elected; names given, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 8

Bouknight, James M. Mr. and Mrs. gave a card of thanks for all the kindness and love shown during the sickness and death of their little boy Furman, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 4

Bouknight, Joe was the son of Joseph H. and Emma Bettis Bouknight. He was the brother of Bettis, William and Emma Bouknight. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Bouknight, John was paid $7.50, $3.75 for ferry use by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Bouknight, Joseph H. 70 years old of Johnston SC died 7/3/1911 after many months of illness. He was president of Johnston Bank and Director at the time of his death. He served in the Civil War; married Miss Emma Bettis of Trenton; wife died 8-9 years ago; survived by four children; burial at Ebenezer Cemetery at Trenton. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Bouknight, Lessie Miss was a student this past semester in the music class of Miss Laura Blease and participated in a recital held at the home of J. R. Thornton; details, The Observer 6/16/1911, page 5

Bouknight, Lilla Miss was elected as Assistant Secretary for West End Baptist Church Philathea Club. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Marie Miss married O. F. Hartfel on 5/25/1912 at the Mayer Memorial Parsonage officiated by Rev. J. P. Harman, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5

Bouknight, Norvice of Prosperity SC participated in the program of Children's Day exercises at Zion Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 1

Bouknight, Novice in 1st grade at West End School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3

Bouknight, P. E. moved from Mollohon Mill Village to Irmo SC, The Observer 2/17/1911, page 8 & The Observer 2/28/1911, page 8

Bouknight, P. L. a sophomore at Newberry College was selected by the faculty to contend for the declamation medal during commencement week, Observer 5/13/1913, page 8; Pinckney L. Bouknight participated in the sophomore declamation contest held at Holland Hall on June 9, during commencement week for Newberry College, The Observer 6/10/1913, page 8; he was elected to be on the excuse and appeal committee of the Phrenakosmian Literary Society of Newberry College, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 5; he was elected assistant-teacher of the Wesley Adult Bible Class at O'Neall Street Methodist Church for the coming year, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Pearl gave a recitation "Mama’s Bargain" at West End School closing on 5/30/1913, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1; she was a 1st grade honor student at West End School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Bouknight, Pink a Lexington farmer was shot and killed 6/6/1911 by Will Collins colored. Details; Collins may have been lynched. The Observer 6/9/1911, page 1

Bouknight, Pink colored was arrested by Officer Dorroh and Magistrate Sample for carrying a concealed weapon at No. 8 Township near Hannah Church, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Pink Mr. and Mrs. attended the50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Clary of Saluda. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Bouknight, Pink Mrs. was the sister of James J. Schumpert who died 3/11/1913, Thomas Schumpert of Saluda SC, Mrs. Jacob W. Crouch and Mrs. Wallace Goodman. She was the daughter of Jacob Sligh and the aunt of Willie Schumpert, McDuffie Schumpert, Mrs. Cauthen Longshore, Mrs. James Cannon, Mrs. John Cook, Mrs. James Halfacre and Miss Sudie Schumpert. The Observer 3/14/1913, page 8

Bouknight, R. B. Mrs. of Saluda was the sister of Probate Judge Claude Schumpert, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 8

Bouknight, Roland in 2nd grade at West End School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8

BOUKNIGHT, S. K. & SON was paid $14 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Bouknight, S. K. went to Winnsboro to be present at the trial of the man who killed his son James at Blairs SC. John Henry Baxter also went as a witness to the wounds found on the slain man. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Sallie Miss of Newberry attended the50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Clary of Saluda. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Bouknight, W. R. Rev. gave a sermon at Sardis Methodist Church which was praised in the newspaper, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8; he purchased a Ford Touring Car through the Summer Bros. Garage, The Observer 4/4/1913, page 8

Bouknight, W. R. Rev. of Kinards was recovering from measles, his second spell. Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; he and Rev. O. A. Jeffcoat of Whitmire were seen riding in his car, The Observer 5/21/1912, page 8; he was filling out his third year on the Newberry Methodist Circuit, The Observer 11/19/1912, page 1; he was appointed to Kinard Circuit in the recent Methodist Conference, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bouknight, W. R. Rev. Pastor of the Kinards Circuit visited his mother in Georgia, The Observer 8/22/1913, page 8

Bouknight, W. R. Rev. visited Newberry via his Maxwell car. The Observer 8/8/1911, page 8; he was Methodist Pastor at Kinards for the past year. The Observer 11/28/1911, page 4; he attended the Methodist Conference in Anderson, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 8

Bouknight, Walter of Lexington married Miss Mattie Krell of Slighs, The Observer 2/3/1911, page 4

Bouknight, Will colored of Lexington Co. was shot in the right eye and killed instantly on his way to church by Nathaniel Smith colored of Lexington, The Observer 8/19/1913, page 3

Bouknight, William was the son of Joseph H. and Emma Bettis Bouknight. He was the brother of Joe, Bettis and Emma Bouknight. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Boulware, George P. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; he collected $5 for the fund to defray expenses in canvassing for the ROCK HILL PLAN, The Observer 3/1/1912, page 1

Boulware, George P. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Boulware, H. L. contributed $.25 to defray expenses for the Newberry County Rock Hill Plan. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4; he was paid $2.50 for room & board for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Boulware, H. L. was paid $1.75 for com tax by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Boulware, J. P. was appointed canvasser of the Rock Hill Plan for Township No. 8 of Newberry SC. The Observer 1/30/1912, page 4

Boulware, J. R. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; he was reported as quite sick, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 4

Boulware, James of Fairfield County convicted of manslaughter 1909 and sentenced to 10 years in the penitentiary was pardoned by the Governor, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 1

Boulware, M. J. Mrs. of Chester died at her home 7/29/1912, survived by 13 children, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Boulware, R. C. Rev. and family visited his sister Mrs. D. M. Langford of Prosperity, The Observer 10/4/1912, page 8

Boulware, Sudie Mae Miss of Utopia visited her sister Mrs. D. M. Langford of Prosperity, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 4

Boulware, Sudie Mae Miss was a delegate to the State Women’s Missionary Convention at Union next week, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 8

BOUNDARY STREET from Mr. Mower to Johnstone Street was created after 1876. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 1

Bourke, John A. a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC signed a petition sent to the House requesting an investigation of the home, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 1

Bourne, David Mrs. of Sampit, Georgetown County was the daughter of Rev. R. W. and Mrs. Mary Hill Barber. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 5

Bowan, J. Dawson Rev. of Kinards bought a Ford 5-passenger, The Observer 5/2/1913, page 8

Bowden, May Miss 18 years old daughter of a Millionaire eloped July 7 with a 25-year-old soda fountain clerk, The Observer 7/15/1913, page 5

Bowden, Ruby Miss of Newbern NC had charge of the Western Union office in Newberry SC, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 7

Bowen, Arthur colored – two men by the same name – both in the Penitentiary for the same crime. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 2 & The Observer 11/21/1911, page 8

Bowen, E. H. is a salesman for Merrill Drug Co. of St. Louis MO. His family moved from Cedartown GA to Newberry and occupied rooms at Miss Nora Long’s. The Observer 10/10/1911, page 8

Bowen, Ira of Anderson was fatally burned in a dust fire at Brogan Mills, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 4

Bowen, J. D. Rev. Pastor of Bush River Church visited R. C. Wallace, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 5

Bowen, J. D. Rev. was a delegate from Bush River Baptist Church to attend the Baptist state convention in Abbeville, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bowen, J. Dawson Rev. of Kinards reported on Mission contributions, Observer 5/13/1913, page 8; he was appointed as the delegate for the Baptist State Convention this year which will be held in Bennettsville SC the first week of December, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 8; Rev. J. Dawson Bowen who is Pastor of Bush River and Mt. Zion churches was granted a month vacation. He will vacation at his wife's home in Apex North Carolina going by automobile. The Observer 10/10/1913, page 8; he will move from Kinards to the Parsonage at Bush River, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 8

Bowen, J. Dawson Rev. of Kinards was the brother of Miss Mabel Bowen of Burgaw NC, Professor Matthew H. Bowen and Professor A. Lee Bowen of McFeat Bowen Business College in Columbia, The Observer 8/9/1912, page 8

Bowen, Mabel Miss of Burgaw NC visited her brother Rev. J. Dawson Bowen at Kinards. She planned on afterwards visiting her brothers Professor Matthew H. Bowen and Professor A. Lee Bowen of McFeat Bowen Business College in Columbia, The Observer 8/9/1912, page 8

Bowen, R. E. of Pickens was a white SC Senator during the early 1870’s in SC Radical Days, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 4

Bower, Arthur colored of Orangeburg County made an attempt at an assault on a farmer’s wife. Description of Bower was given. The Observer 10/27/1911, page 1

Bower, Ora S. married Mrs. Myrtle Cleveland 2/19/1911 at Tulsa OK. They were victims of a practical joke and were suing, The Observer 2/21/1911, page 3

BOWERS FAMILY REUNION - an article about the reunion on August 30, 1913 held at the old homestead, home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lindsay Bowers, 2 miles east of Prosperity. The names of some of the guests were given. The Observer 9/2/1913, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Dr. and Mrs. went to Baltimore MD to witness the consecration of their daughter as a Deaconess of the Lutheran Church, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Dr. attended the synod of the Lutheran church at Lone Star in Calhoun County as a delegate from Newberry SC. The Observer 11/7/1911, page 8; he was in the chorus during celebration of ELKS MEMORIAL DAY at the Opera House. The Observer 12/5/1911, page 4; he was elected an alternate delegate to represent Newberry Knights of Pythias at the Grand Lodge meeting in Spartanburg. The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Dr. of Newberry SC was visited by his sister Miss Janie Bowers of Springfield GA, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8; he was elected as an alternate representative from Newberry Lodge No. 75 Knights of Pythias to the Grand Lodge convention to be held in Aiken on May 27 and 28th, The Observer 4/18/1913, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Jr. sent a newspaper to Newberry describing the passage of the first steamer through the locks of the Panama Canal. The Observer 10/10/1913, page 8; he is home from Panama, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 8; A. J. Bowers Jr. class’08 of Newberry College who is now engaged in government work on the Panama Canal Zone gave a short talk to the students on the conditions of the Canal Zone, The Observer 11/11/1913, page 1

Bowers, A. J. Jr. was the money order clerk at the Newberry Post Office. He left for Washington for a physical exam. He was offered a position for postal clerk at the Isthmus of Panama, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Mrs. attended the annual meeting of the Women’s Missionary Society of the Lutheran Church in Orangeburg SC. The Observer 11/7/1911, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Mrs. was elected Secretary of the Newberry WCTU for the coming year, The Observer 9/23/1913, page 1

Bowers, A. J. Mrs. was visited by her aunt Mrs. Aggie Whaling, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8; she was elected as Recording Secretary and Delegate of the WCTU on 9/11/1912, The Observer 9/20/1912, page 8

Bowers, A. J. of Newberry was appointed by the Governor as a delegate to the Convention of the National Society for the promotion of Industrial Education to be held at Grand Rapids Michigan Oct. 23-25, The Observer 9/23/1913, page 1

Bowers, A. M. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1

Bowers, Adella Miss of Prosperity – about her bridal shower, The Observer 12/22/1911, page 1 & The Observer 12/29/1911, page 1; lengthy article abut the wedding, The Observer 12/29/1911, page 1

Bowers, Alice Miss daughter of the late Pat Bowers had married Mr. Mitchell and they had a child, Pat Mitchell, who was a student at Wofford College. Her second marriage was to T. A. Dominick and they had 4 children. She died 12/4/1913 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. The Observer 12/5/1913, page 1

Bowers, Amelia Miss was clerking for T. A. Dominick, The Observer 2/11/1913, page 8

Bowers, B. E. was paid $4 for com. tax by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4

Bowers, B. L. was selected as a juror for Court of Common Pleas starting the week of September 15, The Observer 9/2/1913, page 8

Bowers, Bessie Miss attended the UDC Convention in Greenwood. The Observer 11/24/1911, page 4; she was a member of the William Lester UDC of Prosperity attended the unveiling of the Women’s Confederate Monument in Columbia, The Observer 4/12/1912, page 8; she was elected an alternate delegate to the state federation of women’s clubs in Charleston, The Observer 10/4/1912, page 8

Bowers, Brabham of Prosperity SC went to the Hospital in Columbia on 2/13/1913 for an appendectomy, The Observer 2/18/1919, page 5

Bowers, Bruce was paid $4 for commission of taxes collected by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; he was working for the Prosperity Stock Co. The Observer 9/6/1912, page 4

Bowers, Bruce was paid $5.30 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Bowers, Catherine Miss married Jacob Shealy in 1843. They had five sons: D. D. Shealy who was deceased; Drayton I. Shealy who died 5/30/1911 and three living sons George M. Shealy of Newberry, John A. Leander Shealy of Mt. Tabor section and Luther W. Shealy of the Mt. Tabor section. The Observer 6/2/1911, page 1

Bowers, Clara in 10th grade at Newberry High school had a grade average of 92-2/7, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3

Bowers, Clara Lander was a 1912 graduate of Newberry high school; her essay, The Observer 5/28/1912 & 6/7/1912, page 1

Bowers, Clara Miss of Winthrop College returned to her home for a short period, The Observer 1/17/1913, page 4

Bowers, D. M. was one of the children in the program celebrating ‘Children’s Day’ at Zion Baptist Church on 7/21/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 8

Bowers, Della Miss file clerk at the Prosperity Post Office was taking a vacation. R. H. Counts was filling in for her. The Observer 11/3/1911, page 1

Bowers, Effie Miss visited her brother at Mrs. E. P. Kibler’s, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8

Bowers, Elizabeth Miss daughter of Squire Samuel Bowers married William M. Werts. Their children were: James M. Werts of Newberry, J. Samuel Werts of Rte. 5, William Werts who died as a child, Mrs. Alice Hartman who died several years ago, Mrs. Lavinia Matthews of ‘96’ and Mrs. A. M. Counts. After Elizabeth Bowers died William M. Werts married for the second time to widow of Levi Wheeler and they had two children but only one is still living: Prof. Edwin S. Werts who is president of the Memphis University School in Memphis TN. The Observer 4/25/1913, page 8

Bowers, Emma Adella Miss daughter of Levi Samuel Bowers will marry Joseph Everett Hunter on 12/27/1911 at Grace Lutheran Church. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 1; Prof. Joseph Everett Hunter and wife left Prosperity for their home at Clemson College. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 1

Bowers, Estelle Mrs. wife of James A. Bowers died at her home in Atlanta on 3/1/1912. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. She was survived by a husband and three children, the youngest 5 weeks old. Her father James F. Todd was deceased and she was survived by a mother and siblings: Miss Minnie Todd of Newberry, Mrs. F. C. Omberg of Washington GA and Grover Todd of Newberry. The Observer 3/5/1912, page 8

Bowers, Ethel Miss resumed classes at Winthrop College. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 4; she was re-elected as a teacher of the West End School, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 8; she was elected Vice-President of the Crozier Chapter UDC for a year, The Observer 5/14/1912, page 8; Miss Ethel Bowers and escort F. R. Fellers attended the Ball given by the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; she was a 2nd grade teacher of West End School for the year, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8

Bowers, Ethel Miss was the host for the next meeting of the Calvin Crozier Chapter UDC, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 5; she was elected to teach in West End School for the year 1913-14, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 8

Bowers, Frank attended the 6th birthday party for Elizabeth White, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8

Bowers, G. R. was elected as a member of petit jury for the week beginning 11/24, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8

Bowers, G. W. was elected to be a member of the petit jury to serve for the week beginning November 17, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8

Bowers, George W. bought a Ford Touring car, The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8; he was in a group of 14 who went to Parr Shoals to see the work in progress, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8; he purchased a city lot with a home on Kinard Street in the Jones extension known as the Turner Place, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 8

Bowers, George W. was drawn to serve as a juror at US Court in Greenville on 4/16/1912. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; he attended US District Court in Greenville as a juror. The Observer 4/19/1912, page 8

Bowers, J. A. Mrs. of Atlanta was seriously ill. Mrs. Lucy Young of Newberry went to her bedside. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 8

Bowers, J. A. was paid $28 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7; J. A. Bowers of Prosperity was remodeling his home, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 4

Bowers, J. Frank a white man was shot and killed by J. Henry Austin colored who was attempting to escape from a mob pursuing him on charges of attempted assault of a white woman, The Observer 3/2/1913, page 1

Bowers, J. H. was paid $14, $18 for commission on taxes for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Bowers, J. Lindsay married Miss Cleo Patton on 4/25/1911 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dominick at Kinards. List of those attending, The Observer 4/28/1911, page 1 & page 4; he was selected for jury duty for the June 1911 term of court. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 5

Bowers, J. Lindsay was drawn as a member of the petit jurors for general session’s court starting 3/18/1912. The Observer 3/5/1912, page 4

Bowers, J. Lindsay was selected as a juror for Court of Common Pleas starting the week of September 15, The Observer 9/2/1913, page 8

Bowers, J. Luther was selected as a juror for Court of Common Pleas starting the week of September 15, The Observer 9/2/1913, page 8

Bowers, J. M. of Newberry was visited by his son James A. Bowers of Vidalia GA, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Bowers, J. M. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Bowers, J. P. Mrs. of Prosperity moved to live with her father A. A. Nates of the Excelsior section. The Observer 2/6/1912, page 8

Bowers, J. P. of Prosperity purchased an E. M. F. car; was elected Warden for the town of Prosperity, The Observer 3/17/1911, page 5; he was elected as a Warden for the town of Prosperity. The Observer 4/14/1911, page 1; J. P. Bowers of Prosperity purchased an "Overland" Touring car, The Observer 4/28/1911, page 1; he was selected for jury duty for the June 1911 term of court. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 5; J. P. Bowers went with 8 other Prosperity men on a fishing trip to Charleston. The Observer 7/11/1911, page 1; he drove his automobile to Spartanburg with four others. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8; J. Patrick Bowers 63 years old died 1/21/1912 at his home in Prosperity. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery. He was born near Prosperity and spent his early life as a farmer. He moved to the town of Prosperity about 20 years ago, as a merchant in the firm of Bowers & Dominick, was active in the town council and was a school trustee. He was survived by a wife (Nee daughter of A. A. Nates) and daughter Mrs. Mrs. T. A. Dominick. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 8; his brother in law Ira B. Nates, a city letter carrier of Columbia, attended the funeral. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 4

Bowers, J. S. Mrs. and children of Prosperity SC gave a card of thanks for all the kindness received during the long illness and death of husband and father, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 1

Bowers, J. S. was paid $3 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; J. Sam Bowers 55 years old died 12/22/1912 at his home in Prosperity RFD No. 2. He was survived by a widow and several children. Burial was in Zion Cemetery. The Observer 12/24/1912, page 5

Bowers, J. W. of Greenwood was visited by his nephew Frank Wright of Newberry, The Observer 7/30/1912, page 8

Bowers, J. William of Greenwood, member of the House of Representatives, visited relatives in Newberry, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 8

Bowers, Jacob A. overseer of a Prosperity Road and the fine work he accomplished. The Observer 8/15/1911, page 1

Bowers, Jacob M. was selected as a Juror for the week beginning 5/12/1913 in Court of Common Pleas, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Bowers, Jacob Samuel was born 4/24/1857 and died 12/22/1913 survived by a wife and 8 children (Poem follows). The Observer 1/17/1913, page 4

Bowers, James a student at Boundary Street School, took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Bowers, James A. of Atlanta visited his father J. M. Bowers of Prosperity, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Bowers, Janie Miss of Clyo GA visited her sister Mrs. Mary F. Wright of Newberry, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8

Bowers, Janie Miss of Springfield GA visited her brother Dr. A. J. Bowers of Newberry SC, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8

Bowers, L. S. had his appointment as Postmaster of Prosperity renewed. He had already served 35 years in that position. The Observer 1/17/1911, page 4; he received a pay raise of $100 to be $1200/year. The Observer 6/13/1911, page 8; he was elected 2nd Color Sergeant of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; he was the uncle to Thurston Gallman of Newberry, The Observer 10/4/1912, page 8

Bowers, L. S. Mrs. of Prosperity visited her sister Mrs. Sarah Fellers of Newberry. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 5

Bowers, L. S. Mrs. of Prosperity was visited by her daughter Mrs. J. E. Hunter of Clemson College. The Observer 3/1/1912, page 1 & The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8; visited by grand daughter Miss Sara Mae Haynes of High Point NC, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8; Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Bowers took their grand daughter home to High Point NC where they will visit for a time, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Bowers, L. S. was elected 2nd Color Sergeant of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV to serve one-year, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4

Bowers, Lindsay was a member of the 1913 graduating class of Prosperity High School, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8

Bowers, M. A. married Miss Hettie Mae Taylor of No. 9 Township in Prosperity on 12/29/1912 officiated by Rev. O. G. Davis, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Bowers, Mary Ellen of Prosperity SC participated in the program of Children's Day exercises at Zion Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 1

Bowers, Mary Ellen was one of the children in the program celebrating ‘Children’s Day’ at Zion Baptist Church on 7/21/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 8

Bowers, Mary Lou Miss returned to her parish work at Rockford ILL, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 8

Bowers, Mary Lou Miss will be consecrated as a Deaconess in the Lutheran Church at Baltimore MD, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8; she was the daughter of Dr. A. J. Bowers of Newberry College. She accepted the appointment from the Southern Lutheran Church as missionary to Japan. She will leave December 26 and will sail for Japan January 8. Details, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 4

Bowers, McTeer a white man was shot and wounded by J. Henry Austin colored who was attempting to escape from a mob pursuing him on charges of attempted assault of a white woman, The Observer 3/2/1913, page 1

Bowers, Murphy married Miss Hettie Taylor on 12/29/1912 officiated by Rev. O. G. Davis, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 5

Bowers, Ophelia Mrs. of Excelsior section visited her sister Mrs. Willie Blanton of Orangeburg, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 4

Bowers, Oscar COURT OF SESSIONS -assault and battery with intent to kill, nolprossed, The Observer 6/10/1913, page 8

Bowers, Pierce Mr. and Mrs. of No. 9 Township have 15 children; eight girls and seven boys. Mrs. Bowers might be taken for one of her own daughters, The Observer 2/21/1913, page 8

Bowers, Pierce Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. J. M. Taylor of Prosperity who died 2/27/1912. She was the sister of Bob Taylor, Dudley Taylor, William Dudley, Mrs. Nathan Vaughan, and Mrs. George Dominick. The Observer 3/1/1912, page 1

Bowers, Pierce of Prosperity has been added to the phone line, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 1

Bowers, Robert 8 years old of Lancaster SC had injury to his hands, face and body from playing with a dynamite cap, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 4

Bowers, S. B. returned to Prosperity from Fitzgerald GA where he was a cotton buyer. The Observer 3/22/1912, page 1; S. B. Bowers son of L. S. Bowers married Miss Hattie Groseclose on 8/15/1912 officiated by Rev. A. J. Bowers. She was the niece of Mrs. L. A. Black. The couple will live in Fitzgerald GA where he was a cotton buyer, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 8

Bowers, Sallie Miss will teach Latin in the Mullins graded school. The Observer 6/6/1911, page 8

Bowers, Stevie Mrs. and son Frank left to visit relatives in Savannah GA. The Observer 8/15/1911, page 8

Bowles, E. A. was working in a coffin factory in Vidalia GA. The factory burned down and he went into another business in Vidalia, The Observer 2/17/1911, page 8

Bowles, Elizabeth Mrs. died at the home of her son H. W. Bowles on 2/18/1911 with burial at Lebanon. She would have been 86 years old on 6/25/1911. Survived by 3 children: H. W. Bowles, W. C. Bowles, both of Newberry and Mrs. Sarah Woods of Columbia, The Observer 2/21/1911, page 8

Bowles, H. W. a member of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV was elected a delegate to the state reunion, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4

Bowles, H. W. was elected Alternate-Delegate to the State Reunion of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; he was elected Delegate to the General reunion in Macon GA of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8

Bowles, Henry a white citizen was convicted of receiving and storing whiskey and fined $75. The Observer 11/28/1911, page 8

Bowles, Ida Miss daughter of H. W. Bowles died in Columbia Hospital on October 12, 1913. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. The Observer 10/17/1913, page 8

Bowles, J. D. Rev. of Greenwood 82 years old was a boyhood friend of Rev. J. A. Sligh, Pastor Emeritus of St. Paul’s of Newberry. Rev. Bowles gave an address at the ‘Old Folks Day’ celebration, The Observer 9/10/1912, page 1; he will preach at St. Phillip’s and Bachman Chapel, The Observer 10/25/1912, page 8

Bowles, J. L. moved to Savannah GA. The Observer, 1/13/1911, page 8; He was in Jacksonville FL. The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8

Bowles, J. L. Mrs. moved to Jacksonville FL after visiting sisters in Statesville NC and Augusta GA, The Observer 1/31/1911, page 8; She took her grand daughter to Jacksonville with her. The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8

Bowles, J. L. Mrs. of Jacksonville FL visited her sister Mrs. R. D. Smith, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 8; she and Miss Ethel Boozer returned to her home in Jacksonville FL, The Observer 9/24/1912, page 8

Bowles, S. P. was a student of Clemson College. The Observer 6/13/1911, page 8

Bowles, W. C. of Lowryville SC renewed his subscription to The Observer – regretted not being able to attend the homecoming week. The Observer 7/11/1911, page 8

Bowles, Wilson of Whitmire had a saw mill on Will Mars farm. The Observer 3/10/1911, page 1; he operates two saw mills. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 1

Bowls, W. D. was arrested for working at Parr Shoals on the Sabbath, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 5

Bowman, A. C. Mr. and Mrs. were chaperones at the German held at Thalian Hall in Newberry, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bowman, C. A. Mr. and Mrs. were visited by their daughter Mrs. G. C. Walker and son of Birmingham ALA, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Bowman, C. A. Mrs. of Newberry was visited by Mrs. W. J. DeTreville of Houston TX. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 8; visited by her daughter Mrs. G. C. Walter and son of Birmingham ALA. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 8; she attended the State Fair in Columbia. The Observer 11/3/1911, page 8; she was elected an alternate delegate to the state federation of women’s clubs in Charleston, The Observer 10/4/1912, page 8

Bowman, C. A. Mrs. was elected committeeman of the ‘Cemetery Committee’ of the Newberry Civic Association for the ensuing year, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a guest at a meeting of the Fortnightly Club hosted by Mrs. James McIntosh. The Observer 3/18/1913, page 4

Bowman, C. A. of Newberry was visited by Mrs. C. C. Morrow of Madison FL and Miss Marie Zimmerman of Columbia. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8; he was elected K of RS of Newberry Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 75 for 1912. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8; he was elected an alternate delegate to represent Newberry Knights of Pythias at the Grand Lodge meeting in Spartanburg. The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8; he attended the grand lodge meeting of the Knights of Pythias as a delegate from the Newberry Lodge, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 8

Bowman, C. A. was elected as a delegate from Newberry Lodge No. 75 Knights of Pythias at the fourth District convention to be held in Newberry on April 22; was elected as a representative from Newberry Lodge No. 75 Knights of Pythias to the Grand Lodge convention to be held in Aiken on May 27 and 28th, The Observer 4/18/1913, page 8; he was a delegate to the Grand Lodge of the Knights of Pythias, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8

Bowman, C. L. Columbia Court, fined $5.75 or 10 days, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 3

Bowman, E. H. was selected to serve as a juror to serve in Sessions Court for the week starting 6/9/1913, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8; he and family moved into the Sligh House on College Street, The Observer 12/30/1913, page 8

Bowman, Ella was a 2nd grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Bowman, Emory a student at Boundary Street School, took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Bowman, Florence Miss of Newberry entertained Miss Marie Zimmerman of Columbia, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 8; she was a guest at a reception hosted by Mrs. C. D. Weeks. The Observer 3/18/1913, page 4

Bowman, Florence Miss visited her sister Mrs. Walter of Birmingham ALA. The Observer 2/2/1912, page 8; Miss Florence Bowman and escort W. F. Wright attended the Ball given by the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; she attended a social given by Mrs. J. W. Haltiwanger in honor of Miss Ruby Summer’s engagement to Robert Hanna, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8; she was escorted to the German at Thalian Hall by A. B. Craig, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bowman, G. A. was elected Keeper of Record & Seal for Newberry Lodge K of P in 1914, The Observer 12/30/1913, page 8

Bowman, J. W. originally from Williamsport Indiana and now of Honey Island in Orange TX lived with his son Elmer Bowman. He and brothers and sister were from 60 to 80 years of age and combined represented a total of569 years, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 2

Bowman, Lena Miss of Sumter and her fiancé were killed in an auto accident days before their wedding. The Observer 7/14/1911, page 8

Bowman, Willie Miss was a member of the 1913 graduating class of Newberry High School, The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8

Bowser, W. G. was arrested for robbery when he disembarked from a train in Columbia SC, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 5

Boyce, John colored was arrested for being drunk on 10/28/1911. A concealed weapon was found on his person. He was fined $30 for both offenses and paid up. The Observer 10/31/1911, page 8; he claimed self defense in the murder of Silas Waits colored. The event occurred near the Hannah Church. Boyce surrendered to the sheriff. He tells a story of self defense. The Observer 12/24/1912, page 8

Boyce, John COURT OF SESSIONS – murder, continued, The Observer 6/10/1913, page 8; a white man, NEWBERRY COURT –murder, continued on account of the illness of his attorney, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 1

Boyce, Mack Columbia Court, drunk and disorderly fined $3.75 or 5 days, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 3

Boyd, A. R. was President of the newly formed Clemson College Rifle Club, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 3

Boyd, Al colored of Laurens Co. has picked 4055 pounds of cotton in 9½ days which is equal to about four heavy bales of lint cotton. He has broken all records reported. The Observer 10/31/1913, page 1

Boyd, Albert a 1st grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; he was a 2nd grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Boyd, Albert of Laurens convicted in 1909 for murder and sentenced to 15 years in the penitentiary was paroled by the governor on 12/24/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 2

Boyd, Albert of the 1st grade at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the period ending 11/15/1912, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 5; he was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Boyd, Albert of Union visited his father D. P. Boyd of Newberry. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8

Boyd, B. was arrested for working at Parr Shoals on the Sabbath, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 5

Boyd, Butler H. was promoted to President of the First National Bank of Clinton succeeding Joshua S. Craig. The Observer 1/24/1913, page 8

Boyd, C. B. Mrs. of Columbia was the daughter of Miss Kate Leavell and John F. Spearman. She was the sister to Mrs. T. D. Marshall, Mrs. S. L. Burts and Miss Grace Spearman all of Columbia, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Boyd, C. D. was a new student at Clemson College from Newberry, The Observer 9/26/1913, page 8

Boyd, C. T. advertised he lost a certificate of deposit in the 1st National Bank of Clinton, The Observer 1/27/1911, page 4

Boyd, C. T. Mr. and Mrs. of Spartanburg visited his parents Rev. and Mrs. D. P. Boyd of Newberry, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8

Boyd, Calhoun resumed classes at Clemson College, The Observer 9/16/1913, page 8

Boyd, Callie was the nephew of Dr. Minor Pitts Boyd and son of Calhoun F. Boyd. He lived in Atlanta with his uncle. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 4

Boyd, Carrie Miss third daughter of Rev. George M. Boyd of Spartanburg had married Herbert Hodges. She died at her home in Brownsville Marlboro County on 1/16/1912. She was survived by two children. Mrs. Hodges was a niece of Rev. D. P. Boyd of Newberry. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 8

Boyd, Charles C. of Roanoke VA died in his telegraph office. He married a daughter of John F. Spearman of Columbia and the wife and 5 children survived him. The Observer, 1/13/1911, page 8

Boyd, Charles colored was badly hurt on July 22 by the explosion of a keg of powder where he was working from a cigarette someone was smoking, The Observer 7/25/1913, page 1

Boyd, Claude T. and wife visited his parents Rev. and Mrs. D. P. Boyd in Newberry. The Observer 1/21/1913, page 8

Boyd, Claude T. Mrs. of Spartanburg was the daughter by the first marriage of Abner T. Farrow who died August 31, 1913. She was the sister of Mrs. Alice Gardner of NY, Mrs. Minter Bobo, Mrs. Cassie Hill, Mrs. Joe Jones all of Spartanburg. Her father’s second wife was a Miss Smith of Glenn Springs and their two daughters were Miss Juanita Farrow and Miss Betsey Farrow. The Observer 9/5/1913, page 8

Boyd, Cooter colored alias Lige Dendy charged with murder COURT pleaded guilty to manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on the chaingang or penitentiary, The Observer 11/26/1912, page 1

Boyd, D. A. of Union SC spent the weekend in Newberry with his parents Reverend and Mrs. D. P. Boyd, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 8; he was visited by his son Albert Boyd of Newberry, The Observer 8/22/1913, page 8

Boyd, D. J. Postmaster of Kingville SC discovered a robbery in progress; details, The Observer 5/13/1913, page 5

Boyd, D. P. advertised he lost a certificate of deposit in the 1st National Bank of Clinton, The Observer 1/27/1911, page 4; he was visited by his son Albert Boyd of Union. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8; he attended the Methodist Conference in Anderson, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 8

Boyd, D. P. Rev. and Mrs. of Newberry SC lived at 1229 Hunt St. The Observer 3/25/1913, page 5; they were visited by their son D. A. Boyd of Union SC, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 8; his large buggy horse died September 19, 1913. It was sick only a short time and was valuable. The Observer 9/23/1913, page 8; he sold his farm "Old Mark Boyd Place" in Township No. 8 to W. G. Mitchell of Prosperity SC, The Observer 10/17/1913, page 8

Boyd, D. P. Rev. and Mrs. were visited by his son C. T. Boyd and wife of Spartanburg, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8

Boyd, F. M. was president of the newly chartered ‘Johnston Electric Light, Ice & Fuel Co'. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 6

Boyd, Fielding an ex-slave was invited to a banquet given by the Cold Water Club of Newberry on April 17 at the Colored Episcopal Church (St. Luke’s/St. Luke’s the Physician), The Observer 3/21/1913, page 8

Boyd, Gladys Miss and John A. Teague of Laurens SC came down to Newberry on June 29, 1913 in an automobile and went to the Parsonage of the First Baptist Church. They were united in marriage by Reverend E. Pendleton Jones DD at four o'clock in the afternoon The Observer 7/1/1913, page 4

Boyd, Hattie colored stabbed Caldwell Davis colored at a dance in Columbia on 5/31/1912 and died 6/1/1912. The Observer 5/31/1912, page 4

Boyd, Hugh Dr. returned to Whitmire to practice his profession. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 1

Boyd, Hugh K. Mrs. of Whitmire and her sisters Miss Bessie Child and Miss Annie Child of Asheville NC were guests of Mrs. H. L. Parr of Newberry, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 8

Boyd, J. B. was paid $3.50 for work on roads & bridges by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3

Boyd, Jane Gary Edwards Mrs. (Nee Gary) formerly of Goldville died in Greenville on 4/11/1912 at age 84 years. She had a brother Duff Gary and two sisters Kitty and Antho Gary. She married Oliver E. Edwards first who was a colonel of the 13th SC Infantry and was mortally wounded at Chancellorsville. After the war she married Dr. J. J. Boyd of Spartanburg who died in 1901. The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8

Boyd, Jane Miss married James Madison Workman who died December 19, 1913. Their children were: Arthur Workman, Madison Workman, Mrs. Fred Johnson, Mrs. Pink Johnson and Mrs. James Abrams. The Observer 12/23/1913, page 1

Boyd, Jesse W. of Spartanburg his son 14 months old William Wallace Boyd died 12/18 from pneumonia. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery. The Observer 12/22/1911, page 8

Boyd, Jesse W. of Spartanburg was elected to the Legislature, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 1

Boyd, Jim colored was wanted on several contract warrants. He skipped SC about a year ago and was recently captured and brought from Atlanta by Magistrate William M. Dorroh. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 8

Boyd, Joe was paid $5.50 for com tax by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Boyd, Minor Pitts Dr. son of the late Hugh K. Boyd died at his home in Atlanta 9/1/1991 with burial in Union SC. He was a native of Newberry and spent his early years there. In the Civil War he served in the 3rd SC Regt. Co. E with his late brother Calhoun F. Boyd. He studied dentistry and practiced in Union and Atlanta. Survived by widow, the former Miss Keenan of Union; no children. Callie Boyd, his nephew was a member of his household. Mrs. H. L. Parr was a niece and she and her husband attended the funeral in Union. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 4

Boyd, Rosa Morehead Miss only daughter of the late J. C. Boyd, adjutant general of SC, adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pickett Thompson of Greenville and niece of G. Frank Wearn of Newberry will marry Russell Ramon Shaw of Rome GA in September 1912, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 8; they married 9/17/1912; details, The Observer 9/20/1912, page 8

Boyd, W. B. Mrs. of Greenville was the daughter of William B. Anderson of Waterloo in Laurens County and sister to Lionel Anderson and Charles Anderson of Spartanburg, Mrs. R. G. Wallace of Belfast and Mrs. D. C. Smith of Waterloo. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 1

Boyd, W. D. LAURENS COURT – suit vs SAL RR for violation of immigration laws for enticing his labor to ALA – awarded $500, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8

Boyd, W. D. Mr. and Mrs. contributed $5 to the Chinese Famine Fund. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 8

Boyd, W. D. was a Laurens County Farmer involved in a $10,000 lawsuit against the Seaboard RR on grounds his farm labor was enticed away by the company. The Observer 5/2/1911, page 4

Boykin, Harrison was fined $300 in Richland Court for violating the Dispensary Law. The Observer 9/19/1911, page 4

Boykin, J. C. a farmer of Orangeburg SC was missing since 5/15. He was a witness in some criminal cases, The Observer 6/6/1913, page 1

Boykin, L. W. charged with grafting in the "Label Case" resulted in a mistrial, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5; L. W. Boykin former state dispensary official was acquitted in Liquor Label case; lengthy article, The Observer 6/4/1912, pages 1, 4

Boykin, Peter W. 21 years old was killed by a train 5 miles from Sumter SC. He was sitting on the track and made no attempt to move, The Observer 3/7/1913, page 1

Boyle, James white was fatally wounded by H. M. Kelly white of Greenville on 6/7/1911. The Observer 6/9/1911, page 1.

Boyleston, Martha Mrs. of Springfield in Orangeburg County died 6/2/1912 at age 79 years, the mother of 12 children, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 5

Boyleston, R. C. lost a fine mare when the legs were cut in two by a terra cotta culvert, details, The Observer 3/12/1912, page 8; he was appointed a state commissioner of elections by Gov. Blease, The Observer 9/20/1912, page 2

Boyleston, R. C. Mrs. of Newberry went to the Corn Exposition in Columbia SC, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8

Boyleston, R. C. was drawn as a common pleas juror for the week beginning 11/20. The Observer 11/7/1911, page 8

Bozard, W. J. of Orangeburg lost a leg in a saw mill accident on 5/3/1912. The Observer 5/7/1912, page 5

Bozeman, Earle Dr. of Chappells was a guest at the SMITH HOUSE PARTY – lengthy article about all the activities, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 8

Brabham, H. B. of Bamberg lost a fine horse in a fire, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 5

Brabham, Leroy of Columbia will marry Miss Hattie Louise Singley a student at Columbia Female College on 2/16/1911 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Augustus A. Singley. The Observer 2/10/1911, page 5

Bracey, Ollie colored RECORDER’S COURT; drunk $5 or 10 days, The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8

Bracy, Clarence colored barber was fined $50 or 30 days for handling liquor and the money from selling the liquor, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Bradburn, Mrs. was the daughter of Sara C. and David N. Halfacre. She was the sister of Will Halfacre, Mrs. Robert T. Caldwell and Mrs. R. C. Maybin, The Observer 11/11/1913, page 1

Bradbury, J. W. of Abbeville lost his barn to arson on 12/8/1911. Four colored citizens were arrested. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 6

Bradford, Filmore 14-year-old colored boy of Lamar in Darlington County blew off the thumb and three fingers of his right hand with a dynamite cartridge on a stove. The Observer 2/11/1913, page 1

Bradford, Walker Miss of Charleston West VA was a guest of the Misses Gilder of Newberry. The Observer 8/15/1911, page 8

Bradford, William colored was run over by a shifting engine at the Spartanburg junction and killed 7/29/1912, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Bradford, Zan of Chester, a well digger, died when he fell from the bucket used to bring him out. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 1

Bradley, Betty Miss took the excursion train from Columbia to Johnson City Tennessee along with 48 people from Newberry, The Observer 9/5/1913, page 8

Bradley, Bishop of Abbeville convicted of larceny in 1910 and sentenced to 5 years in the penitentiary was pardoned by the Governor, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 1

Bradley, Charlie gave a recitation "My Best Friend" at West End School closing on 5/30/1913, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1

Bradley, E. P. - Drayton Rutherford Chapter UDC presented the Confederate Flags of the Old 3rd to the Relic Room in Columbia. W. G. Peterson and E. P. Bradley were present for the ceremony. Much detail given, The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8; he was re-elected health Officer by the Newberry City Board of Health. The Observer 1/6/1911, page 8; J. A. Bradley, manager of Bell Telephone Co. in Sandersville GA jumped from a run away buggy, breaking his right arm. He is the son of E. P. Bradley, health officer of Newberry. The Observer 7/24/1911, page 4; E. P. Bradley was elected Alternate-Delegate to the State Reunion of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year; he was elected Vidette of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; he was visited by his son James Bradley and wife of Sandersville GA, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Bradley, E. P. Captain of Newberry SC was visited by his daughter Mrs. V. C. Monroe of Goldville, The Observer 2/18/1919, page 8; E. P. Bradley was elected Vidette of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV to serve one-year, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4; he was a member of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV and was elected a delegate to the state reunion, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4; E. P. Bradley of the 3rd Regiment left on June 29 on the Southern train to attend the semi-centennial of the Battle of Gettysburg, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Bradley, Enoch of the 6th grade, West End School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; he was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5; he took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Bradley, Eustis of Troy SC was appointed second alternate for an appointment to West Point. The Observer 6/30/1911, page 1

Bradley, Ezekiel was killed by his brother-in-law Garrett Dodson at Anderson SC. The Observer 8/8/1913, page 8

Bradley, Floyd of Amity Lodge No. 87 AFM was elected SS for 1912. The Observer 12/12/1911, page 8

Bradley, Floyd was a member of the Auditing Committee of the Board of Governors and Officers of the Newberry Chamber of Commerce, The Observer 4/4/1911, page 5

Bradley, Floyd was best man at the Hipp/Schumpert wedding, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 8; he killed a large hawk on top of the tallest tree in Coppock’s Grove with a Remington rifle, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 8; he was elected SD for Amity Lodge No. 87 AFM for 1914, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 8

Bradley, Foster Rev. and Doug Bradley while driving their automobile near Abbeville frightened a mule pulling a wagon. The occupants of the wagon, Dave Ross and wife Anna, were thrown from it and Anna Ross was killed. The Observer 5/13/1913, page 5

Bradley, J. A. manager of Bell Telephone Co. in Sandersville GA jumped from a run away buggy, breaking his right arm. He is the son of E. P. Bradley, health officer of Newberry. The Observer 7/24/1911, page 4

Bradley, J. W. colored was wanted in Savannah GA for forgery and was sent there by Sheriff Buford of Newberry, The Observer 2/14/1911, page 8

Bradley, James Mr. and Mrs. of Sandersville GA visited his father Captain E. P. Bradley of Newberry, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Bradley, Lee Mr. and Mrs. was an out of town guest at the Prosperity dance held at Town Hall, The Observer 6/28/1912, page 8

Bradley, Leroy of Excelsior visited his folks in GA for the holiday. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 5

Bradley, Marceline Miss of Virginia was teaching school in Edgefield SC. Since school has closed she is now with her aunt Mrs. J. M. Workman of Newberry SC, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Bradley, Marceline Miss taught in Edgefield County. She visited Mrs. J. M. Workman of Newberry SC, The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8

Bradley, R. L. Mrs. about the location of her home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1; she and her husband moved from Prosperity to Bradley GA, The Observer 10/25/1912, page 8

Bradley, Tom returned to Newberry. He was working in a coffin factory in Vidalia GA but it burned down a few days ago. The Observer 2/17/1911, page 8

Bradley, Wade Mrs. an Abbeville Delegate at the UDC Convention was a guest for dinner at the home of A. F. McKissick on 11/29, The Observer 12/5/1911, page 8

Bradwell, Kinnie was injured in Orangeburg when a live high-voltage wire fell down onto the street. The city of Orangeburg was being sued for $2,000. The Observer 2/24/1911, page 1

Brady, Edward of Cherokee County was drowned while fishing on Broad River 8/12/1912, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8

Brady, Lawrence was on the Honor Roll for the 10th grade, Little Mountain High School. The Observer 3/29/1912, page 4; he was in the oratorical preliminary contest with his subject on "Deathbed of Benedict Arnold", The Observer 4/30/1912, page 8; he was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 5; he received a graduation certificate from Little Mountain High School on 5/20/1912, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 1

Brady, Nellie was on the Honor Roll for the 10th grade, Little Mountain High School. The Observer 3/29/1912, page 4; she was awarded honorable mention in the essay contest for the 10th grade at commencement exercises, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 1; she received a graduation certificate from Little Mountain High School on 5/20/1912, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 1; Miss Nellie Brady was awarded a gold watch as a prize in the Little Mountain Drug store piano contest, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 8

Bragg, C. of Laurens and about the auto accident he was involved in. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 1

Bramlet, A. B. of Simpsonville fell beneath some train cars and had both feet cut off. His injuries were believed to be fatal. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 8; A. B. Bramlett of Greenville brought suit against employer the Southern RR for $15,000 damage for loss of leg, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 5

Bramlett, Clarence Edward died at his home in Laurens SC on December 2, 1913 following an appendectomy. He was survived by wife and two children. The Observer 12/5/1913, page 1

Branch, Tullie Miss married Professor W. E. Black at Augusta GA on 5/16/1911. The Observer 5/19/1911, page 8

Brannen, A. C. Mrs. and daughter Sarah of Roanoke ALA visited relatives in Newberry. The Observer 7/21/1911, page 8

Brannon, Ida Miss who worked at the mercantile of Glen-Lowry in Whitmire SC will move 5/20/1911 to Mobile ALA for a similar position. The Observer 5/19/1911, page 1

Brannon, Logan was in a brawl and gouged out both eyes of James Brown, The Observer 10/24/1913, page 4

Brannon, M. Columbia Court, drunk and disorderly fined $8.75 or 15 days, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 3

Brannon, Polly Miss married Mr. Bishop. She died last week in Spartanburg survived by 10 children, 50 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grand children, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 5

Brantlet, J. G. was arrested for robbery when he disembarked from a train in Columbia SC, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 5

Brantley, J. J. Dr. Rev. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1

Brantley, John A. Mrs. died at the home of her son near Macon GA recently. She was the widow of Rev. J. Brantley DD who was Pastor of 1st Baptist Church in Newberry for 16 years. They had lived in the large flat topped roof at Drayton & Boundary Streets now occupied by James F. Epting, The Observer 2/14/1913, page 4

Brantley, T. F. of Orangeburg accepted the position as a member of the newly appointed Dispensary Commission, The Observer 3/21/1911, page 1

Brantley, W. W. will start work soon on a new found gold mine in Abbeville. The Observer 3/21/1911, page 7

Braswell, M. B. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Braswell, Ruth Miss was elected a member of the membership committee of the Mollohon Philathea Club. The Observer 7/14/1911, page 8

Braswell, W. A. was paid $4, $4 for pension by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; he received $4, $4 pension from the county for the quarter ending 3/31/1912, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 7; he was paid $4, $4 for pension by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Bratton, R. M. Mrs. was elected member at large, member of the magazine committee and a member of the conservation committee of the UDC for the ensuing year. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 2

Brawley, Clara of the 6th grade Speers Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Brawley, Clara was a 6th grade honor student at Speers Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Brawley, Finley Watts of Newberry married Miss Ouida Alliene Hunter of Sumter 7/24/1912 at the First Baptist Church of Sumter officiated by Rev. D. M. McLeod – about the wedding, The Observer 7/26/1912, page 1

Brawley, J. F. is the assistant to Mr. McSwain in office work in Newberry, The Observer 8/12/1913, page 8

Brawley, Jack was a 1st grade honor student at Speers Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; he was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Speers Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Brawley, Mary E. Miss resumed classes at Due West College, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8

Brawley, Mr. of the Security Loan & Investment Co. injured his hand on 8/23 while cranking his automobile and has it in a sling, The Observer 8/26/1913, page 8

Brawley, Mr. visited the corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 8

Bray, Arthur colored of Pendleton his small boy drowned in a creek on 5/6/1912. The Observer 5/7/1912, page 6

Brazell, Edward of Augusta GA will hang for the murder of a 17 year old girl he was infatuated with, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 2

Brazell, Edward was hanged in Augusta GA on 1/3/1913 for the murder of Carrie Bell Duncan. He was survived by a wife and 2 children, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 5

Brazell, Estelle Miss of Columbia married Robert Davis formerly of Newberry on 5/14/1912 at the home of Rev. Robert N. Pratt at 1112 Richland Street in Columbia, The Observer 5/17/1912, page 8

Brazelman, Will colored was taken to the Columbia Hospital for the insane by Sheriff Buford. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 1

Brazwell, Ben of Lancaster County SC shot and killed his brother in law William Vaughn. The Observer 5/16/1911, page 6

Brearley, A. A. of St. Charles SC won a premium for best single ear of corn, any color or variety at the SC Corn Exposition, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 1

Brearly, Cecil D. of St. Charles SC won a premium for best single ear of corn, any color or variety; best 10 ears of white corn at the SC Corn Exposition, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 1

Breazeale, J. E. of the Anderson Bar was appointed by the Governor to hold common pleas court in Anderson next session. The Observer 10/10/1911, page 3

Breazeale, W. E. Mrs. (Nee Josie McSwain) and son Master William of Brunswick NJ visited Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McSwain. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 8

Breazeale, W. E. Professor of Rutgers College in New Brunswick NJ, wrote in the Laurens Advertiser on the subject of Practical Education, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 6

Breazeale, W. K. of Rutgers College in NJ had an article printed on technical education vs Cultural education, The Observer 2/13/1912, page 3

Breese, William E. was convicted in 1897 of conspiracy to embezzle funds from a bank. After 12 years of appeals etc. the case was decided and he was found guilty, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 2

Brehmer, Bessie acted in a scene and recited "Taking the Train" at the Christmas Tree Program jointly celebrated by Belfast and Dominick Schools. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Brehmer, Carroll son of William F. Brehmer of Floyd Township was recovering from typhoid fever, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 8

Brehmer, Elizabeth acted in a scene and recited "Shall We Know each Other There?" at the Christmas Tree Program jointly celebrated by Belfast and Dominick Schools. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Brehmer, Herman saw a cyclone in the distance and prepared for it. He lost a well house, buckets and wagon to the winds. The Observer 7/28/1911, page 8

Brehmer, Joe of Floyd Township was granted a marriage license to marry Miss Eunice Sterling, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 4; about the wedding, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 8

Brehmer, John contributed $.25 to defray expenses for the Newberry County Rock Hill Plan. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4; the Brehmer family of Floyd Township was from Germany, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 8 (The top of the paper incorrectly gives the date 11/8)

Brehmer, John was paid $3 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7; he was paid $18 for work on roads & bridges by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3

Brehmer, Joseph of the Dominick section was home from a Columbia Hospital after surgery. The Observer 4/12/1912, page 5; the Brehmer family of Floyd Township was from Germany, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 8 (The top of the paper incorrectly gives the date 11/8)

Brehmer, Sarah acted in a scene and recited "An Obliging Little Sister" at the Christmas Tree Program jointly celebrated by Belfast and Dominick Schools. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Brehmer, William Hayne recited "A Little Boy’s Wish" at the Christmas Tree Program jointly celebrated by Belfast and Dominick Schools. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Brehmer, William Mrs. of the Dominick section of Newberry and her family sent Good Friday with the family of John Brehmer. The Observer 4/12/1912, page 5; the Brehmer family of Floyd Township was from Germany, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 8 (The top of the paper incorrectly gives the date 11/8)

Brehmer, William was paid $18.75 for com. tax by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; the Brehmer family of Floyd Township was from Germany, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 8 (The top of the paper incorrectly gives the date 11/8)

Brehmer, William was paid $2 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Bremer, Jewel 14 years old shot and killed Thomas E. Fischer 12 years old in Charleston. They have been playing with a Parlor rifle and did not know it was loaded, The Observer 11/21/1913, page 3

Brethes, Jim slipped on a sidewalk on 4/6/1911 and broke his arm just above the elbow, The Observer 4/11/1911, page 8

Brice, A. G. Mrs. of Chester SC visited Miss Mazie Dominick of Newberry, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 8

Brice, B. B. died at his home near Sandy Springs in Anderson County on Sunday, August 17, 1913 at the age of 91 years, The Observer 8/22/1913, page 1

Brice, Nelson colored was found guilty of murder of John Q. Lewis, Confederate veteran in Chester SC and sentenced to be electrocuted on September 26, The Observer 7/15/1913, page 5; he has appealed to the Supreme Court, The Observer 7/25/1913, page 6

Brice, Robert E. of Columbia was indicted on 18 counts of misappropriating funds, The Observer 1/10/1911, page 1

Bridges, Carl was a 1st grade honor student at West End School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Bridges, Clarissa Mrs. 90 years old of Prosperity (Nee Miss Weeks of Aiken) died 6/21/1912 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. She was survived by a nephew W. A. Moseley, a niece Mrs. G. D. Brown and two grand daughters Mrs. Archie McLain and Mrs. William Havird. The Observer 6/25/1912, page 8

Bridges, Enoch was killed by Mel Wicker April 1910. Wicker was recently caught and brought back to Newberry. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8

Bridges, Helen 8 years old daughter of Jessie Bridges of Greenville was killed instantly when run over by a motorcycle driven by Ford Cox of Traveler’s Rest, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 1

Bridges, S. S. (Colored Republican) was a member of the "Wallace House" of 1876, The Observer 11/19/1912, page 2

Bridges, Sampson colored of Newberry was the SC Republican Representative from Newberry County. Asa Langford was his physician and Mr. Bridges had worked on the Prosperity farm of D. M. Crosson’s father near Prosperity. He was induced to turn over to the Democratic Party and became the deciding vote to turn the SC Assembly from Republican to Democratic. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 5; Samps Bridges colored a member of the Legislature from Newberry during radicalism lived in Graveltown, The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1 & The Observer 2/2/1912, page 1

Bridges, Young colored was knocked down by lightning on 5/27/1913 on the farm of Birge Wise, 1-mile from Prosperity. The Observer 5/30/1913, page 8

Briggs, Carlisle a student at Furman Fitting School was run down by an automobile and seriously hurt. The driver of the automobile sped away without helping. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 2

Briggs, Charlie died at his home where he lived alone at Whitmire on October 4, 1913 and was buried at Odell Church. He was between 60 and 65 years of age. His wife and children are in Texas. The Observer 10/7/1913, page 8

Briggs, Francis Cromer Mrs. was the second wife of Dr. George A. Setzler. After she died her husband married again, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 5

Briggs, Ida Mrs. 76 years old was killed when struck by an automobile driven by J. L. Bullock of KY, The Observer 10/29/1912, page 2

Briggs, Jennie Mrs. and her niece Miss Drucie Cromer visited in Clinton. The Observer 1/16/1912, page 8

Briggs, Thomas of Hammon OK is on a visit to his sisters Mrs. Will Lynn of Clinton and Mrs. Bachman Cromer of Whitmire. He left Newberry 27 years ago. The Observer 12/23/1913, page 8

Bright, Travis of Cherokee County convicted of manslaughter 1911 and sentenced to 2½ years in the penitentiary was pardoned by the Governor, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 1

Bright, Wade a white man was convicted at Gaffney for violating the dispensary law and sentenced to a fine of $175 or five months on the chain gang. He was paroled by the governor on condition that he paid $25. The Observer 9/26/1913, page 1

Brigman, M. W. shot and fatally wounded W. W. Price in Dillon Co. SC on July 23, 1913 as a result of the family feud. The Observer 8/1/1913, page 1

Brigman, William of Marlboro County was killed by Tom Buchanan colored 17 years ago. Buchanan surrendered and confessed at Rocky Mount NC and the sheriff went and brought him back to SC for trial. The Observer 6/18/1912, page 5

Brigman; Truvenia Miss and James M. Hall took out a marriage license 12/25/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8

Brimfield, Vastine colored porter of the Seaboard RR died of small pox at North SC. Once the disease was diagnosed he and his family were shut off from the world. Two physicians provided him and his family with food and had everyone vaccinated. Dr. T. A. Jones had to dig the grave and bury the man since no one in the town would assist; details. The Observer 2/7/1911, page 2

Brinkley, Engineer was killed in a collision in the railroad yard in Columbia on December 5, 1913 while in the discharge of duty, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 1

Brinkley, Guy O. Dr. of Savannah Georgia and was killed in his office on June 16 by Mrs. Eugene H. Whisnant, formerly Miss Kittie Kittles who then turned her weapon or herself falling dead over the body of Dr. Brinkley. Details etc. The Observer 6/20/1913, page 2

Brinson, D. C. of Savannah GA was run over a train when he fell asleep on the tracks, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 3

Brinson, Joe colored was lunched in Gaffney 3/28/1912, details, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 1

Brint, Ben colored of Charleston was shot 10/2/1912 while caught in the act of stealing by A. J. Carey. Brint will probably die, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 1

Bristow, Louis J. Rev. of Abbeville SC declined a call to the Baptist Church in Atlanta GA, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 1

Britain, J. S. Constable shot and killed Lawrence Jones colored 5/24/1912 in Orangeburg County when resisting arrest, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5

Britt, Frances Mrs. 75 years old widow of Levi Britt, died 2/27/1911 at the home of her daughter Mrs. J. M. Guin, 2 miles from Newberry. Burial was at Trinity Church. The Observer 2/28/1911, page 8

Britt, H. O. of Jacksonville FL came to Newberry because of illness of his mother Mrs. Frances Britt, The Observer 2/10/1911, page 8

Britt, Nora was in Hendersonville Court on the charge of assisting Elizabeth Shaft in the abortion on Myrtle Hawkins, causing her death. The Observer 3/15/1912, page 1

Britton, R. B. of Charleston was nominated to run as SC Governor on the Socialist Ticket, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 6

Britton, W. C. convicted in Greenville County in 1909 on the charge of murder and recommended to Mercy, life term in the State Penitentiary, was paroled by the governor, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 6

BROAD RIVER SCHOOL taught by Miss Lottye Lee Halfacre will close May 6 with a joint picnic with Pressly School. Speeches will be made, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Broaddus, Lenore Miss was elected for Reporter of the Philathea Class of 1st Baptist Church for 1912. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 8; she was elected Reporter of the Philathea Club of the 1st Baptist Church for the next 6 months, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5

Broaddus, Luther Rev. succeeded Rev. Eason as Pastor of the 1st Baptist Church in Newberry. The Observer 2/9/1912, page 1

Broaddus, Mrs. of Newberry was visited by her daughter Mrs. W. B. Sanders and daughter of Pinebluff ARK, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8

Brock, F. G. his 1 year old son died 8/31/1912 with burial at Beth Eden Cemetery, The Observer 9/3/1912, page 8

Brock, F. G. was paid $2 for com tax by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Brock, George was awarded a wristwatch in the sack race at the barbecue at Whitmire on July 4, The Observer 7/11/1913, page 3

Brock, Gus was paid $4 for commutation tax by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3

Brock, Henry was paid $1.50 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Brock, Japp Mrs. of Honea Path gave birth to triplets. The two boys died and the girl is living. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 1

Brocker, Mr. of Adams Run in Colleton County was shot and killed by Joe Jenkins colored, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 4

Brocker, T. N. of the Newberry Mills attended the Greenville meeting of the SC Textile Association. The Observer 6/30/1911, page 8

Brodie, Mr. and his two sons beat up the conductor and trainmen of the Southern Railroad at Parr Shoals because they were forbidden to take their dogs on the train. They were arrested and were given bond for $2500 each for trial. The Observer 10/10/1913, page 1

Brogden, Clinton of Sumter SC will marry Miss Louise Jones daughter of Dr. E. C. Jones of Newberry. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8; great detail on the wedding, The Observer 10/27/1911, page 8

Brogden, Grace Miss attended the bridal shower given in honor of Miss Louise Jones by Gertrude and Fannie Carwile; was a guest at the Brogden – Jones Bridal Party luncheon given by Mrs. L. W. Jones. The Observer 10/27/1911, page 8

Brogden, J. C. Mrs. of Brogden SC visited her parents Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Jones of Newberry. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 8

Brogdon, John Clinton will marry Miss Louisa McCants Jones, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Cass Jones on 10/25/1911 at 1240 Calhoun Street in Newberry SC. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 5

Brooker, Lula colored 20 years old was shot fatally when she approached Paul Roberts colored 18 years old with an axe, The Observer 3/17/1911, page 7

Brooker, William of Columbia SC will marry Miss Genevieve Evans daughter of H. H. Evans of Newberry SC, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 4; William Brooker of Columbia will marry Miss Genevieve Evans of Newberry on November 12, 1913 at the home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Henry Evans of Newberry, The Observer 10/28/1913, page 8; lengthy report on the wedding, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 4

Brooklyn, J. W. of Cocala FL shot and killed his wife and Mann Fort who was too friendly with her, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 5

Brooks, Ada participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Brooks, Alexander of Richland County convicted of manslaughter 1910 and sentenced to 5 years in the penitentiary was pardoned by the Governor, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 1

Brooks, C. Atch died at his home in Vaughanville in No. 7 Township with burial at Soule Chapel Church. He was 55-60 years of age and was survived by a widow and 7 children – two of them by a former marriage. The Observer 5/19/1911, page 8

Brooks, E. A. received $15 for office supplies from the county for the quarter ending 3/31/1912, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 7

Brooks, Elizabeth Mrs. 89 years old died 11/6/1911 at the home of her daughter Mrs. William Koon in West End with burial at West End Cemetery. The Observer 11/10/1911, page 8

Brooks, Ernest participated in the Sunday School exercises at Pilgrim Church on August 13, The Observer 8/12/1913, page 8

Brooks, Francis 14 years old of Quitman GA was killed when struck by lightening. The Observer 5/19/1911, page 3

Brooks, Furman was a member of the Petit Jury for the week of March 20, 1911, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 4

Brooks, H. R. was a new subscriber on the Jalapa/Newberry Telephone line, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 4

Brooks, J. C. a sophomore at Newberry College delivered the declamation before faculty and students last week "Equipment For Service", The Observer 10/24/1913, page 1

Brooks, J. D. of Township No. 11 volunteered to take subscriptions and make reports concerning the eradication of the Cow Tick, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 4

Brooks, J. Hampden 78 years old died 11/14/1911 in Greenwood at the home of his daughter Mrs. J. Q. Marshall. Survived by a wife and 10 children. He was Captain of a company in Kershaw’s Brigade. The Observer 11/17/1911, page 1

Brooks, J. Hampden Mrs. of ‘96’ died on 12/23/1911 at her home. Her husband died a month ago. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 5

Brooks, Joe was shot by Tom Wilson with a shot gun in Richland County on 5/21/1912, both white, no reason given, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 8

Brooks, Julia participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Brooks, Leila participated in Children’s Day at Salem Baptist Church, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Brooks, M. of Orangeburg found his father in Columbia SC. He thought he had been dead for 15 years. The Observer 1/21/1913, page 1

Brooks, M. R. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; M. R. Brooks of RFD No. 5 made 40 bushels of sweet potatoes on one-eighth of an acre. That beats cotton, The Observer 11/15/1912, page 8

Brooks, Matt Mrs. colored widow died this week. The Observer 4/21/1911, page 8

Brooks, Noah colored of Greenville was sentenced to 20 years in the State Penitentiary for assault with intent to ravish, Observer 5/16/1913, page 1

Brooks, R. M. was drawn as a member of the petit jurors for general session’s court starting 3/18/1912. The Observer 3/5/1912, page 4

Brooks, Reeder used the rail drag to smooth the road around his farm. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 8

Brooks, Reeder who rides his big black horse over the big Jalapa plantation and looks after the crops and the stock and other matters pertaining to farming lived in the old Dr. Clark home, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 1; he planned on buying an automobile in the near future. The Observer 10/31/1913, page 5

Brooks, Reeder, Mr. and Mrs. of Jalapa went to Chester to have their child's eyes examined by a specialist, The Observer 11/7/1913, page 8

Brooks, Rob a colored farmer near Floyd Township, his crops were hurt during a hailstorm. The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Brooks, Student of Newberry College hailing from Prosperity was a member of the College football squad. It weighed 188 pounds and played center and fullback on his class team, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 1

Brooks, T. M. Mrs. of TX to stand trial for the deliberate murder of another woman in a fit of jealousy, The Observer 4/4/1911, page 6

Brooks, U. R. General gave a reply to charges of misconduct at the Confederate Reunion in Columbia. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 3

Brooks, U. R. Jr. offered his resignation as State Electrician to the new Governor. His duties include looking after the wiring and lighting of the State Capital, state penitentiary and state hospital for the insane. He replaces U. R. Brooks Jr., The Observer 1/27/1911, page 1

Brooks, U. R. Mrs. of Columbia was State auditor for UDC Chapters, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 3

Brooks, U. R. was re-elected as clerk of the Supreme Court for another 4 years. He had held the position for 17 years. The Observer 12/5/1911, page 5

Broom, S. C. of Sumter SC colored sued the Atlantic Coast RR for $25,000 in damages for injuries received in a wreck September 1912. The Observer 4/15/1913, page 2

Broom, W. J. 45 years old engineer for the Southern RR died at his home in Columbia 11/27/1912, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 7

Broughton, Fannie was awarded $15,000 in a suit against the Atlantic Coastline RR in Barnwell Circuit Court. The case was appealed to the Supreme Court. The Observer 10/31/1913, page 1

Broughton, Len G. Dr. famous Baptist Minister of Atlanta accepted a call to Christ Church of London England. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 5

Brow, J. W. waiter of Charlotte NC was injured in a train wreck four miles north of Columbia SC on 5/8/1912, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 1

Browles, Emerson earned $75/month and spent $200/month and as a result he had 38 indictments against him in Atlanta GA. details etc. The Observer 10/21/1913, page 1

Brown J. A. was paid $7.24, $51.95 for room & board for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2

Brown, A. T. Mr. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1

Brown, A. T. Mrs. of Newberry returned after visiting relatives in Williamston SC and Chester SC, The Observer 2/14/1913, page 8; she was visited by the four Misses Griffin of Williamston SC. Three are students at Lander College in Greenwood SC and the fourth will remain with her for some time, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8; Mrs. A. T. Brown of Harrington St. in Newberry – her brother Thomas E. Dean died at a sanitarium in Asheville NC on 11/17/1913. Burial was at Rosemont Cemetery. The Observer 11/18/1913, page 1

Brown, A. T. Mrs. was the cousin of Mrs. Lidie Mathis Lander who died 6/20/1912, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 8

Brown, Addie May 5 years old daughter of Mrs. Emma May of the Orr Mill in Anderson Co. SC died from burns received on 12/5 1913 when her clothing caught fire. The Observer 12/9/1913, page 8

Brown, Amanda an ex-slave was invited to a banquet given by the Cold Water Club of Newberry on April 17 at the Colored Episcopal Church (St. Luke’s/St. Luke’s the Physician), The Observer 3/21/1913, page 8

Brown, Arthur colored slashed the throat of Ernest Brown colored, causing his death at Chester SC on 5/26/1911. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 6

Brown, Barbara Miss of Spartanburg was bitten by a rabid dog in Spartanburg. She was taken to Steedley’s hospital for treatment, The Observer 9/30/1913, page 6

Brown, C. C. Rev. Dr. pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sumter SC – his wife died 5/6/1913, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 1

Brown, C. D. of Abbeville was elected Grand Keeper of records and seal of the SC Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 7

Brown, C. D. of Abbeville was elected Grand Keeper of Records and Seal at the annual meeting of the Grand Lodge of Pythians for the ensuing year, The Observer 5/31/1912, page 5

Brown, Carrie Hawkins Mrs. died at her home near Prosperity on 3/30/1912. She was survived by 2 brothers George Hawkins and Hayne Hawkins. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 1

Brown, Carroll of Newberry was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and second wife Miss Sallie T. Ray, daughter of William Ray. He was the half brother of J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA and brother to William Brown of Clinton; John Brown of Newberry; Sims G. Brown of Newberry; Eugene Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, Chalmers son of Dr. W. C. Brown, while driving his father’s car, ran over Zeddie Berry 9 years old son of Ed Berry of College Street and killed him. Details etc. Inquest was printed in the paper, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Brown, Charles of Barnwell SC was relieved of his commission as Notary Public by Gov. Blease, The Observer 3/14/1913, page 1

Brown, Charles of Barnwell, his 12 year old son shot and killed a colored girl. The Observer 1/17/1911, page 1

Brown, Clara Miss left Prosperity SC for Chicora College, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 1; she resumed classes at Due West College, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8

Brown, Clara Miss was co-hostess for a bridal shower in honor of Miss Julia Schumpert, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8

Brown, Clara Novice was a 1911 graduate of Prosperity High School – Poem attached to her name, The Observer 5/5/1911, page 1; she received honorable mention at the Prosperity High School Graduation exercises; she was awarded the "AULL Essay Medal" at the Prosperity High School Graduation exercises. The Observer 5/12/1911, page 8; Miss Clara Brown left for Due West College. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8 & The Observer 9/15/1911, page 1

Brown, Dock colored shot and killed Press Hutchinson colored near Iva in Anderson County on 11/21/1912, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 6

Brown, Dr. donated $1 for the hiring of labor for the Newberry restroom. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 5

Brown, Dr. grew 23 bushels of potatoes on 1/16 acre, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8

Brown, E. E. Mrs. 84 years old died at the home of her daughter Mrs. P. B. Brooks. She was the mother of Alex T. Brown of Newberry. Burial was at Cross Hill Liberty Springs Church. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 4

Brown, Ella born 7/25/1910 was found working in the spinning room of an Anderson County Mill, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 3

Brown, Eugene of Newberry was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and second wife Miss Sallie T. Ray, daughter of William Ray. He was the half brother of J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA and brother to William Brown of Clinton; John Brown of Newberry; Carroll Brown of Newberry; Sims G. Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, Florence Miss of Lancaster SC married R. F. Fleming of Greenwood SC, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8

Brown, Frank of Hampton County committed suicide 10/28/1912. He was survived by a wife and 4 children, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 8

Brown, Frank was shot and killed by Pleas Bibb both colored in Abbeville 12/24/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 5

Brown, Fred G. deceased of Anderson County - his beneficiaries received $33,952 in insurance payments. The Observer 7/14/1911, page 1

Brown, Furman and his brother Love Brown shot and killed John Johnson colored 4/20/1012 at Anderson RR Station, The Observer 4/23/1912, page 8

Brown, G. D. Jr. purchased an Overland car, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8

Brown, G. D. Mrs. was a niece of Mrs. Clarissa Bridges who died 6/21/1912. The Observer 6/25/1912, page 8

Brown, George A. of Chesterfield was sentenced to 2 years in the penitentiary for manslaughter. He was pardoned by the Governor. The Observer 10/10/1911, page 3

Brown, George colored was shot and killed on J. L. Holloway’s plantation near Vaughanville on 2/1/1913. It was claimed to be an accident. Coroner’s Inquest in the paper, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8

Brown, George D. County Superintendent of Education was paid $75, $75, $75 salary; $12.62 for office supplies by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3; he was seen at the Jalapa train depot waiting for the late train to Newberry. The Observer 9/12/1913, page 1; G. D. Brown was paid $75 salary by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6; George D. Brown received $75, $75 salary from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Brown, George D. Jr. assumed the office of Superintendent of education for Newberry County starting July 1, The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8; G. D. Brown Jr. will entertain George S. Pitts of Laurens, during the Teachers Conference held in Newberry on December 4, 5, 6, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1

Brown, George D. Jr. claimed $42 in campaign expenses, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8; he was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Brown, George D. resigned as superintendent of Prosperity School. He is trying to decide between being an agent for the Southern Insurance and Trust Co. and going back to school for courses at Univ. of VA. The Observer 6/27/1911, page 8

Brown, George D. was a candidate for Superintendent of Education in the coming primary, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8; a card of thanks to his supporters in the election, The Observer 9/6/1912, page 8; he won the election in the second primary, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 1

Brown, Grover of Aiken was the southern RR agent in Warrenville SC. In his duties he offered help to a woman who screamed and he was then pursued by a mob and barely escaped with his life. (Scam?). He paid the husband of the woman $15 and all charges were dropped. The Observer 3/26/1912, page 2

Brown, Guy completed the course at GA Military School in Atlanta, The Observer 5/30/1911, page 8; he was the son of Alex T. Brown deceased. He bought the livery business and stable on Caldwell Street from B. T. Bishop. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 8; story of the drowning of his horse in Cromer Township, about 12 miles from Newberry. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8; Guy Brown escorted Miss Butler Fant at the Ball given by the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; his valuable horse at his livery stable got out of his lot and wandered up the RR tracks where it was run over and killed, The Observer 7/26/1912, page 8

Brown, Guy is employed in Columbus, Georgia where he works for the Southern Bell Telephone Company, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 8

Brown, Guy Student of Newberry College was a member of the College football squad. He had been ill for a few weeks but the doctor said he can join the squad next week, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 1

Brown, H. Guy 27 years old was awarded the Carnegie Medal for bravery posthumously for dying while attempting to save the life of Joseph Freer in 1911. The Observer 4/11/1913, page 6

Brown, H. M. Reverend Pastor of St. Michael's in St. Andrews Lutheran churches in the Dutch Fork died on July 23, 1913 at age 69 years. He was survived by his wife, five sons and four daughters, The Observer 7/25/1913, page 1

Brown, Hagood 21 years old son of W. Frank Brown of the Broad River side of the county, a white man, shot and killed Henry Baxter colored on October 11, 1913. The killing took place at the home of John Pope colored. Brown was committed to jail. An inquest was held. Alice Pope colored was the sister of the dead man. Details etc. The Observer 10/13/1913, page 8; he gave a bond of $1000 at Laurens Court; some witness accounts, The Observer 10/17/1913, page 5; Hagood Brown NEWBERRY COURT –murder, not guilty The Observer 11/28/1913, page 1

Brown, Henry colored chauffer for Mrs. W. K. Brown ran over Samuel Hudson in Columbia. The Observer 4/9/1912, page 2

Brown, Henry colored was fine $13.60 by the justice of the peace in Orange County NC for shooting and killing a Partridge before the hunting season opened, The Observer 10/31/1913, page 1

Brown, Herman of Blackville, Barnwell County had his Notary Public commission removed by Governor Blease, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 1

Brown, Hettie Mrs. of Spartanburg Schools resigned to take a position at Winthrop College. The Observer 2/28/1911, page 8

Brown, J. A. was paid $45.50, $58.42, $62.97 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Brown, J. E. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1

Brown, J. E. of Greenville had reported his store robbed 11/10/1912 of $2500 and articles. He had filed for bankruptcy and admitted in Court he had lied about the articles taken. The Observer 11/19/1912, page 1

Brown, J. Epps formerly of Newberry was a self made man having started out selling life insurance, and then went into the management of the Local phone company in Rome GA. He was recently promoted to General Manager of the Southern Bell Company. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 1

Brown, J. Epps of Atlanta GA President and General Manager of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and his first wife. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, J. F. Mrs. was elected corresponding Secretary of the Literary Sorosis of Prosperity SC, The Observer 10/28/1913, page 1

Brown, J. Fleming Mrs. of Spartanburg SC visited Mrs. J. R. Scurry of Newberry SC, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8

Brown, J. H. a twice convicted blind tiger of Spartanburg SC was prosecuted for calling out "Hello Sweetheart" to a passing woman. He was fined $50 or 30 days, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Brown, J. J. H. was paid $10.40 as assessor by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Brown, J. J. H. was paid $10.40 as assessor by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Brown, J. J. Mrs. of Charleston was the daughter of Mrs. Julia Mittle of Bennettsville and the sister of Meyer Mittle of Bennettsville, Mrs. P. E. Levy of Bowman, Dave Mittle of Beaufort, Mrs. Spiegel of Spartanburg, E. N. Mittle of Bowman. The Observer 9/19/1911, page 1

Brown, J. J. was paid $56.96 for ferry by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Brown, J. W. a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC signed a petition sent to the House requesting an investigation of the home, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 1

Brown, Jack colored was fined $5 for playing ‘craps’ and an additional $5 for fighting, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8

Brown, James fireman on turning on water at the hydrant hit himself on the head with the wrench, cutting a gash in his temple, in a fire on Vincent Street on 4/26/1912. The Observer 4/30/1912, page 8

Brown, James had both of his eyes gouged out in a brawl. Logan Brannon and William Trapp were arrested for the deed. The Observer 10/24/1913, page 4

Brown, James who lives on Calmes Road has the finest field of peas in the County, The Observer 8/19/1913, page 8

Brown, Jasper 20 years old accidentally shot himself while hunting near Woodruff. The shot tore away ½ of his face and cracked his skull ear to ear, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 1

Brown, Jim colored killed Bub Elrod colored in Brushy Creek Township Anderson, The Observer 5/31/1912, page 5

Brown, Jim Columbia Court, drunk, fined $3.75 or 5 days, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 3

Brown, Jim Mr. and Mrs. participated in a fishing party at Mr. T. P. Adams’ pasture at the mouth of the Enoree River near Blairs SC. The Observer 7/15/1913, page 8

Brown, John of Newberry was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and second wife Miss Sallie T. Ray, daughter of William Ray. He was the half brother of J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA and brother to William Brown of Clinton; Sims G. Brown of Newberry; Carroll Brown of Newberry; Eugene Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, John Thompson Professor of Charlottesville Virginia was the new head of the English department at Winthrop College, The Observer 8/19/1913, page 1

Brown, Julius of Charleston was fined $10 for contempt of Court for failing to appear as a juror. The Observer 4/16/1912, page 1

Brown, L. C. magistrate of Lee County was killed by a train 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 6

Brown, L. T. Mrs. of Salisbury NC visited her sister Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity SC. The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8

Brown, L. T. Mrs. of Spencer NC visited her sister Mrs. E. O. Counts. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8

Brown, L. V. was killed at Lynchburg Station when a freight train backed into a passenger train he was boarding. His estate was suing for $100,000, The Observer 12/17/1912, page 1

Brown, L. W. H. entered the Boys’ Corn Contest for Newberry County, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 4

Brown, Loring of Smyrna GA purchased a barred Plymouth Rock cockerel from C. E. McLendon of Bishopville SC for $100, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 2

Brown, Louise Miss of Cross Hill visited her aunt Mrs. H. H. Abrams of Newberry, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 8

Brown, Love and his brother Furman Brown shot and killed John Johnson colored 4/20/1012 at Anderson RR Station, The Observer 4/23/1912, page 8

Brown, Lula Miss married R. H. Johnson on 1/1/1911 in West End, officiated by Rev. J. D. Shealy. Both were from Goldville SC. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 4

Brown, Maggie Miss had married J. B. Wertz. She died 7/19/1912 survived by children: Miss Margaret Wertz, Miss Rosa Wertz and Brown Wertz; also a sister Mrs. E. B. Powell of Asheville NC. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Brown, Mary C. attended the first meeting of the scholastic year for the Newberry County Teachers’ Association, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 1

Brown, Mary Lou Miss an employee of Caldwell & Haltiwanger, moved with the firm to Columbia SC, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 8

Brown, Mary Miss was assistant principal of St. Luke’s School. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Brown, Minnie Boyd Miss graduated from Due West College. The Observer 6/9/1911, page 1; she was co-hostess for a bridal shower in honor of Miss Julia Schumpert, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8

Brown, Minnie Boyd Miss married Hunter Caldwell officiated by Reverend Hooten. The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Brown, was a 1911 graduate of Due West Female College and her husband is a prosperous and popular young farmer and insurance man of Prosperity South Carolina. The Observer 6/10/1913, page 4

Brown, Minnie Boyd Miss of Prosperity teaches at the Utopia section. She had an appendectomy, The Observer 3/7/1913, page 8; she was home from the Hospital, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 5

Brown, Miss daughter of David Brown married James I. Long. She died of pneumonia at her home near Winnsboro on 1/15/1913. The Observer 1/17/1913, page 8

Brown, Mr. of Hopewell came to Newberry to see the baseball game and Ty Cobb, The Observer 4/4/1913, page 8

Brown, Novice Miss taught at Deadfall School. The Observer 3/21/1911, page 1; Miss Novice Brown daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Brown will marry Dr. E. Harrison Moore on 6/26/1912 at the home in Newberry SC, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; about the wedding, The Observer 6/28/1912, page 8

Brown, Nus colored was killed with a rock thrown by Ed Stowers colored at Sandy Springs in Anderson County on 2/23/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 1

Brown, Odessa Miss participated in a fishing party at Mr. T. P. Adams’ pasture at the mouth of the Enoree River near Blairs SC. The Observer 7/15/1913, page 8

Brown, Ola attended the first meeting of the scholastic year for the Newberry County Teachers’ Association, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 1

Brown, Pearl a white girl was arrested in Spartanburg for theft and given a fine of $30 or 30 days. The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4

Brown, Rebecca - a notice of the sale of personal property, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 4

Brown, Robert colored and his mule drowned in Turkey Creek Saluda County on 2/12/1912 while crossing the creek. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Brown, Robert shot and killed Edinboro Lawyer at Summerton, Clarendon County on 5/24/1912, both colored, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5

Brown, S. G. bought a Maxwell Roadster automobile from the SUMMER GARAGE, The Observer 6/4/1912, page 8

Brown, S. G. was elected to be a member of the petit jury to serve for the week beginning November 17, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8; he will open a new store in town known as George C. Hipp & Co. The partners are George C. Hipp, S. G. Brown and W. J. Swittenberg. The Observer 12/5/1913, page 8

Brown, S. W. donated $1 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of cotton acreage for 1912. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 8

Brown, Sallie Miss 13 years old married Jim Norland 80 years old in KY. They met when he followed her to school. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Brown, Sallie Mrs. will entertain Miss Nanny Caldwell, Miss Ola Brown, and Miss Mary Brown of Newberry, during the Teachers Conference held in Newberry on December 4, 5, 6, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1

Brown, Sallie T. R. Mrs. widow of Senator Thomas C. Brown of Newberry died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton on 1/25/1913 with burial at Kings Creek Church in Cromer Township beside her husband. She was the daughter of the late William Ray and was the second wife of Senator Brown. She was survived by the following children: William Brown of Clinton; Sims G. Brown of Newberry; John Brown of Newberry; Carroll Brown of Newberry; Eugene Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. Her stepson was J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA, President and General Manager of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, Sarah Mrs. of Spencer North Carolina visited her mother Mrs. Lizzie Boinest of the St. Paul section, The Observer 9/5/1913, page 1

Brown, Sims G. gave $5 contribution (The only contribution received) for a non-denominational church on the ‘Newberry – to – Prosperity Road’, details, The Observer 9/6/1912, page 8

Brown, Sims G. of Newberry was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and second wife Miss Sallie T. Ray, daughter of William Ray. He was the half brother of J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA and brother to William Brown of Clinton; John Brown of Newberry; Carroll Brown of Newberry; Eugene Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8; he received serious damage to his crops during a hailstorm on August 5, The Observer 8/8/1913, page 8

Brown, Sims was a revolutionary war soldier. His wife was Mary Baldrick Brown. The headstone is in Kings Creek graveyard near the center. Wilson Caldwell Brown was a great grand nephew. The Observer 10/7/1913, page 4; ERROR -William Caldwell Brown was the great-great-grandson, The Observer 10/10/1913, page 8

Brown, Spence was arrested for gambling at the site of the new Oakland Mill, COURT – fined $5, The Observer 2/28/1911, page 8

Brown, Steven colored during his funeral in Greenville his daughter swooned and fell in the open grave. She was only bruised. The Observer 4/21/1911, page 1

Brown, T. S. Reverend resigned his Pastorate St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Lexington and accepted a call to Burlington NC, The Observer, 2/18/1913, page 4

Brown, Vinnie Miss of Newberry was visited by Miss Marguerite Agnew of MS who will attend Due West College. She left for Due West College. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8

Brown, Vinny Miss resumed classes at Due West College, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8

Brown, W. C. Dr. and daughter Mrs. E. H. Moore attended the Corn Exposition in Columbia, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8; he was elected a delegate for the Good Roads Conference in Birmingham ALA, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 8; Dr. W. C. Brown of Township No. 2 volunteered to take subscriptions and make reports concerning the eradication of the Cow Tick, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 4; he was elected Director of Township #2 of the Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. for the following year, The Observer 8/5/1913, page 8; he was paid $2.18 for room & board by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6; he purchased a Studebaker touring car - self starter and electric lights, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 8

Brown, W. C. Dr. his oat field was infested with the GREEN BUG, The Observer 3/21/1911, page 1; W. C. Brown was a member of the Agricultural Committee; a member of the Good Roads Committee of the Board of Governors and Officers of the Newberry Chamber of Commerce, The Observer 4/4/1911, page 5; W. C. Brown suffered crop losses from a hail storm on 6/18/1911. The Observer 6/23/1911, page 8; He was elected a director and book keeper of the Exchange Bank for the coming year. The Observer 7/14/1911, page 8; W. C. Brown of Caldwell Township and his hands saw a cyclone in the distance and prepared for it. It passed over and did no harm. He attended the State Convention of the farmer’s union in Columbia as a delegate. The Observer 7/28/1911, page 8; W. C. Brown of Township No. 2 was a member of the executive committee of the Interdenominational Sunday School Association. The Observer 8/29/1911, page 1; he was chosen as a petit juror for the Court of Common Pleas starting 9/18/1911. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 8; W. C. Brown declined the office of President of the Newberry County Good Roads Association. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 8; he was appointed as committee member of the Newberry Chapter of the Rock Hill Plan for cotton growers. The Observer 1/16/1912, page 4; he contributed $1 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; he was elected Vice-President of Newberry County Farmer’s Union. The Observer 2/6/1912, page 8; W. C. Brown contributed $1 to the Chinese Famine Fund. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 8; he attended a meeting of the Board of Trustees for Due West College. The president and most of the teachers wee re-elected for another year. The Observer 3/12/1912, page 8; W. C. Brown worked on repairing the road known as Route No. 2, The Observer 3/26/1912, page 8; W. C. Brown was elected a Director of the Exchange Bank at the annual stockholders meeting, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 8; Dr. W. C. Brown of Township No. 2 was elected as a Director of Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Newberry for the year, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 8; he was paid $3.90 commission on taxes for the quarter ending 9/30/1912 by the County Supervisor, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 2; Dr. W. C. Brown displayed a large boll of cotton in his field that had 11 locks of cotton, The Observer 10/29/1912, page 8

Brown, W. D. of Newberry SC joined the Boys Corn Club for 1912 with the hope of being the one to have the best acre of corn. The Observer 1/30/1912, page 8

Brown, W. H. and Rosa Brown of Charleston were awarded $1500 damages for mental anguish in a suit against the Western Union Telegraph Co. for non delivery of a telegram informing them of the death of a close relative. The Observer 4/11/1911, page 3

Brown, W. H. Dr. was paid $25 for room & board; $4 for Consultation by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Brown, W. H. of Prosperity took the Anti-Cigarette Pledge (Life pledge), The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8; he was entitled to attend the National Corn Exposition one day for free under the proposition offered by E. H. Aull, superintendent of education, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Brown, W. H. of Prosperity, a member of the Boys Corn Club, will attend the National Corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 1/28/1913, page 1

Brown, W. M of Anderson Co. SC was shot and seriously wounded at Orr Mills on December 14, 1913 by John Barnes. Details etc. Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Brown, W. N. was paid $2 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Brown, W. T. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; he escorted Miss Myrtle Suber at the Ball given by the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; he was elected Book Keeper of the Exchange Bank at the annual stockholders meeting, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 8

Brown, W. T. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

Brown, Wesley and Alice Ruff took out a marriage license 12/25/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8

Brown, Will attended the junior-senior reception at Columbia College on March 28, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 8

Brown, Will attended the reception in Columbia College given by the Juniors for the Seniors. The Observer 3/26/1912, page 8

Brown, Will colored was fatally wounded by Tom Johnson colored at Hodges SC. The Observer 9/15/1911, page 5

Brown, Will T. was a member of the Auditing Committee of the Board of Governors and Officers of the Newberry Chamber of Commerce, The Observer 4/4/1911, page 5; he escorted Miss Myrtle Suber to the German held at Thalian Hall in Newberry, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Brown, Will was a bookkeeper for the exchange Bank in Newberry, The Observer 8/19/1913, page 8

Brown, Will was arrested as an accessory to the murder of Ulysses Gaffney of Maybinton. The Observer 4/12/1912, page 8; not guilty, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 1

Brown, William colored 30 years old suffocated while working in a man hole in Charleston. The Observer 8/8/1911, page 5

Brown, William M. served in the Civil War and later 2 terms in the SC Legislature. His grandmother Mrs. Elizabeth Bearden was 104 years old in 1911. The Observer 11/7/1911, page 6

Brown, William Nevitt son of W. F. Brown of No. 11 Township married Miss Gertrude Nancy Adams, daughter of James Adams of Blairs SC on 1/8/1911 officiated by Rev. I. E. Long at the Lutheran Parsonage in Pomaria. The Observer, 1/10/1911, page 8; Nevitt Brown of Newberry was tried in Winnsboro Court on 2/24/1911 on the charge of killing Elmore Richardson colored at Blairs. Details, The Observer 2/28/1911, page 8

Brown, William of Clinton was the son of Senator Thomas C. Brown and second wife Miss Sallie T. Ray, daughter of William Ray. He was the half brother of J. Epps Brown of Atlanta GA and brother to Sims G. Brown of Newberry; John Brown of Newberry; Carroll Brown of Newberry; Eugene Brown of Newberry and Mrs. Kate Davis of Clinton. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8

Brown, William of Greenville convicted of murder 1898 and sentenced to life in the penitentiary was pardoned by the Governor, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 1

Brown, William S. 34 years old of Alexander ARK for the past seven years, died 1/3/1912, survived by a wife and twins, a boy and a girl. He was the brother of Mrs. George L. Epps of Newberry. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8

Brown, Wilson Caldwell was a great grand nephew of Sims Brown, a revolutionary war soldier. He has growing in his garden roses that was an offshoot from a plant brought to America from Scotland by his great great grandmother. The Observer 10/7/1913, page 4; ERROR - he was not the great grand nephew -he was the great grandson of Sims Brown. The Observer 10/10/1913, page 8

Brown, Wis accidentally shot and killed Davis Reeder on December 13, 1913 while the two were playing with a pistol. Reader died December 16 and an inquest was held by Magistrate Aughtry of Whitmire, The Observer 12/19/1913, page 8

Brown, Y. M. of Prosperity SC took the State Board examination at the Isle of Palms for license to practice dentistry, The Observer 6/24/1913, page 8

Brown, Young Dr. of Prosperity SC was vice president of the graduating class of Vanderbilt Dental School, Observer 5/16/1913, page 8; he was home in Prosperity, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1

Brown, Young M. Dr. decided to move to Lake City, The Observer 8/1/1913, page 8

Brown, Young M. was home in Prosperity for vacation having completed courses at Vanderbilt University in TN, The Observer 5/31/1912, page 1

Browne, Elizabeth Miss of Prosperity visited her aunt Mrs. A. H. Kohn of Columbia. The Observer 3/22/1912, page 1

Browne, G. D. and daughter Miss Minnie Boyd Browne vacationed at Glenn Springs, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Browne, J. F. contributed $3 toward rebuilding of the Methodist Church in Pomaria SC which had recently been blown down during a severe storm, The Observer 4/15/1913, page 1

Browne, J. F. Mr. and Mrs. attended the funeral of Mr. J. F. Browne’s sister, Mrs. J. T. Booker, in Columbia. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8

Browne, J. F. Mrs. hosted the Literary Sorosis Club, The Observer 2/21/1913, page 8

Browne, J. F. Mrs. of Prosperity – had 40 music students – about the recital they gave, The Observer 6/2/1911, page 1; opened her music school for the new session. The Observer 9/15/1911, page 1; she planned a recital of her music class in Prosperity on 6/4/1912. The program was given, The Observer 5/31/1912, page 1; about the recital given by her music students, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8

Browne, J. F. went with 8 other Prosperity men on a fishing trip to Charleston. The Observer 7/11/1911, page 1; he and wife took an auto trip to Cherryville NC to visit his father. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 1; he was visited by his brother in law and two children J. P. Booker of the Lutheran Publication Board of Columbia. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 1; He was elected WM of the Prosperity Lodge AFM. The Observer 12/8/1911, page 4; J. F. Browne attended the Grand Lodge 135th annual communication meeting of Masons in Charleston; he was elected ME of Prosperity Knights of Pythias for the year 1912. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1; he was visited by his brother J. W/ Browne of Johnston SC and his son. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 4; J. F. Browne of Prosperity and 10 others went on a fishing trip to Charleston for a week, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8

Browne, J. Frank Mrs. had recital of her music class in the Town Hall on 6/3/1913, The Observer 6/6/1913, page 1

Browne, J. W. and son of Johnston SC visited his brother J. F. Browne of Prosperity. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 4

Browne, Minnie Miss was the daughter of G. D. Browne of Prosperity, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Browning, George A. of Kinards and 5 other men of the area took a trip to KY to purchase mules, colts, Jacks and mares, details, The Observer 1/31/1911, page 8

Browning, George A. of Laurens was elected to the SC House, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 1

Browning, Louise Miss married A. B. Adams in Greenville on September 10, 1913, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8

Browning, Lowndes J. was chairman of the ways & means committee. An article on his attributes. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 6

Browser, Mollie participated in the Christmas program held at Summer Memorial Lutheran Church, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

BRUCE & ALLEN mercantile of Chappells SC – dissolution of partnership between S. W. Bruce and William P. Allen and all further transactions to be done by S. W. Bruce solely. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 5

Bruce, J. D. Mrs. of Newberry was the daughter of Frederick and M. L Werber and the sister of Dr. Gustavus Werber of Washington DC, Frederick Werber of Washington DC and Mrs. H. C. Moses of Sumter. The Observer 3/11/1913, page 8

Bruce, Jerome D. Mrs. of Sanford FL. was the daughter of Frederick and M. L. Werber. She was the sister of Miss Marie Werber who died 2/14/1912 in Telfair Hospital Savannah GA; Dr. Gustavus Werber of Washington DC; Frederick Werber Jr. and Mrs. Claremont Moses of Sumter SC. The Observer 2/16/1912, page 8

Bruce, Jerome Dr. formerly of Newberry went to Sanford Florida in 1894 where he engaged in the practice of medicine. He was an 1856 graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. In 1911 he retired and moved back to Newberry, The Observer 3/14/1911, page 5; he arrived in Newberry 4/14, The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8; he and his wife were rooming at the home of Dr. W. E. Pelham, The Observer 5/5/1911, page 8; Dr. Jerome D. Brice 75 years old of Jacksonville FL, formerly of Newberry, died at the home of his daughter on 9/28/1911. The Observer 10/10/1911, page 8

Bruce, Robley 52 years old of Palatka FL son of Jerome D. Bruce of Sanford Florida was killed when hit by an automobile in crossing a street. He married Miss Norris of Newberry and was the brother in law of Mrs. William H. Hunter and Robert Norris of Newberry. Mr. Bruce’s daughter was the wife of J. E. Cannon former principal of Little Mountain School and now in the insurance business in Anderson. Robley Bruce was married first to the daughter of Rev. J. C. Boyd of Prosperity and then to Miss Elvira Norris of Newberry. He was survived by his second wife and 8 children (3 by the first marriage and 5 by the second). The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8

Bruce, S. J. was convicted in Richland Court of selling cigarettes to minors and fined $50. The fine was suspended on promise of ‘never doing it again’, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 1

Bruce, S. W. merchant of Chappells SC – dissolution of partnership between S. W. Bruce and William P. Allen and all further transactions to be done by S. W. Bruce solely. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 5

Bruce, S. W. of Chappells SC, his store was struck by lightning on June 28, 1913. Only slight damage was done. The Observer 7/1/1913, page 8

Bruce, Stella Miss of Saluda married J. H. Pierce of Chappells on 4/30/1911 at the parsonage of the Baptist Church in "96", officiated by Rev. J. R. Moore. Mr. Pierce was the telephone operator at Chappells and Miss Bruce was the milliner there this spring. Attendants at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. Stephens of Chappells, James Connally of Chappells, Miss Darnell of Chappells and Mrs. Alice Davis of Atlanta, sister of the bride. The Observer 5/5/1911, page 8

Bruce, W. W. of Columbia attended the meeting in Columbia which created the SC Progressive Party for Teddy Roosevelt as President, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 5

Bruggeman, John of Charleston was killed by J. W. Hyatt. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 5

Bruns, George a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC signed a petition sent to the House requesting an investigation of the home, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 1

Bruns, Susie Miss, daughter of the late Dr. Henry Bruns, married 11/15/1888 to Rev. Whiteford McKendree Duncan who died 6/9/1913. Their children were: Mrs. F. M. Owens of Greenville, Miss Lillian Grace Duncan and Miss Susie Bruns Duncan students at Columbia College and Miss Helen Matthews Duncan. The Observer 6/13/1913, page 6

Brunson, Joe colored of Charleston died from a blunt force wound of the head by persons unknown. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 1

Brunson, Joel E. who was a candidate for governor on the Prohibition ticket a few years ago dropped dead at his home. He was 66 years old, The Observer 2/11/1913, page 1

Brunson, W. H. Capt. of Edgefield resigned as postmaster after serving 25 years. The Observer 5/19/1911, page 2

Bryan, Frank P. moving picture operator of the Astor Theater had his arm badly torn by an electric fan on 7/5/1911. The Observer 7/7/1911, page 8

Bryan, George S. headmaster of Furman Fitting School resigned to take special courses at Chicago Univ. The Observer 2/24/1911, page 1

Bryan, George T. of Greenville was elected Grand Master at the State Convention of the Masons in Charleston SC, The Observer 12/12/1913, page 4

Bryan, Grace Dexter Miss 20 years old will marry Richard Lewis Hargreaves of Lincoln Nebraska in June. The bride was the daughter of William J. Bryan; the groom was the 27 years old son of Mrs. E. Hargreaves. He was a graduate of Wesleyan Military Academy of Upper Alton ILL, treasurer of Hargreaves Mercantile Co. The Observer 3/24/1911, page 2; Miss Grace Dexter Bryan, daughter of William Jennings Bryan married Richard Lewis Hargreaves at Lincoln Nebraska on 6/8/1911 at Fair View, the Bryan country home. The Observer 6/13/1911, page 3

Bryan, Secretary was indignant over a song that was sung at a roast attended by US Military. The song was published in the paper, The Observer 12/30/1913, page 5

Bryan, William Jennings – gave a 1¾ hour talk at the Opera House on the "Prince of Peace" – photograph of him in front of the Crotwell Hotel along with the welcoming committee. The Observer 6/23/1911, page 1 & 2; about his responsibilities to the Democratic Party. The Observer 6/23/1911, page 6; tickets to hear his lecture at the Opera House sold for $1/each – 227 were sold. The Observer 6/23/1911, page 8; continuation of "Prince of Peace" lecture, The Observer 6/27/1911, page 6; William J. Bryan was in Chicago as a reporter for a newspaper and had an interview with Roosevelt – denied being a candidate; about the address he made at a Nebraska Penitentiary, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 2; he predicted Roosevelt will win nomination for the Presidency at the Convention, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 3; senator Tillman praises him, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 2; photograph, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 3; a story of his gallant gesture for Mrs. Taft at the Baltimore convention, The Observer 7/16/1912, page 3

Bryan, William Jennings and his speech on the need for education, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 2; he gave a talk in Philadelphia on the benefits of religion and the necessity of training the young, a lengthy article telling of the event, The Observer 4/18/1913, page 3; some anecdotes, The Observer 6/20/1913, page 5; he stated it was necessary to do the speech Circuit because he could not live one his $12,000 a year salary, The Observer 7/18/1913, page 2 & 4; an article on how he makes his money, The Observer 7/22/1913, page 2; Senator Townsend of Michigan gave the reasons why he thinks Brian should not deliver paid for lectures, The Observer 7/22/1913, page 3; he will be editor of a new monthly magazine called the Commoner, The Observer 7/25/1913, page 5; W. Jennings Bryan, Secretary of State, was spoken poorly about by Governor Blease. He went through the country by automobile to fill engagements for speaking. Details etc. The Observer 9/2/1913, page 1

Bryant, Demps colored COLUMBIA COURT violation of prohibition laws, tried and found guilty, fined $25 or 30 days, The Observer 3/22/1912, page 1

Bryant, Frank C. Lieut. Col. of Orangeburg was appointed SC Aide-de-Camp by Gov. Blease for the ensuing term. The Observer 1/31/1913, page 2

Bryant, John a white man RECORDER’S COURT; fighting, $5 or 10 days on the chain gang; drunk & disorderly, $10 or 20 days, The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8

Bryant, John M. a well-to-do farmer of Aiken Co. SC was arrested on charges of arson. The warrant was signed out by his own son, John C. Bryant, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 1

Bryant, Joseph H. of Reevesville SC was relieved of his commission as Notary Public by Gov. Blease, The Observer 3/14/1913, page 1

Bryant, Lester A. white man is the convict who was on the chain gang for five years for manslaughter and escaped in September from the Greenville chain gang and was paroled by the governor last week, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 2

Bryant, Millson Mrs. 35 years old attended a "Holiness" Church meeting at Paris Mountain and after shouting for about 5 minutes fell to the floor in a swoon and died, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 1

Bryant, R. F. Mrs. of Orangeburg visited her sister Mrs. J. A. Simpson of Prosperity SC; she attended the funeral of William A. Kinard in Newberry, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8

Bryant, R. F. Mrs. of Orangeburg was the daughter of Mrs. Julia Kibler of Prosperity and a sister to Mrs. W. A. Kinard of Sumter, Miss Lilla Kibler of Monroe NC, Miss Gussie Kibler of Atlanta and Mrs. J. A. Simpson of Prosperity. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Bryant, R. M. attended a bridal shower in honor of Miss Anne Maud Folk, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 4

Bryant, Robert F. was elected Mayor of Orangeburg South Carolina by a vote of 292 – 197. The Observer 8/22/1913, page 1; he was the son-in-law of a Newberrian. His wife was the former Miss Alma Kibler of Newberry, The Observer 8/22/1913, page 8

Bryant, Robert M. an engineer on the Coast Line RR was awarded $4458 against the Southern RR for injuries when his engine was collided with the Southern train, The Observer 4/11/1911, page 3

Bryant, T. B. Jr. of Orangeburg was hit by an automobile and received a broken leg, The Observer 11/15/1912, page 2

Bryant, William D. of Orangeburg visited his aunt Mrs. William Johnson of Newberry, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Bryce, J. C. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

Bryce, J. V. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2

Bryo, Nelse colored was implicated in the murder of Lewis Stevenson of Chester SC, The Observer 6/17/1913, page 1

Bryson, A. C. convicted in Anderson of assault and batter was sentenced to $200 or 1 year was paroled by the governor. The Observer 12/8/1911, page 1

Bryson, J. Y. president of the Bank of Enoree was arrested for violating banking laws. The Observer 3/26/1912, page 1

Bryson, L. colored had a shooting incident with Luke Byrd colored 13 years old over a bag of peanuts. Bryson was shot in the face with a shotgun and was in serious condition in the hospital. The Observer 9/23/1913, page 6

Bryson, Mr. of Mountville, Laurens County SC who was murdered – the award was increased by the Governor from $200 to $400, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 5

Bryson, Sally Mrs. of Newberry spent the weekend with her daughter at the Thornwell Orphanage, The Observer 10/17/1913, page 8

Bryson, W. M. of Laurens purchased a Ford touring car from the Summer Garage, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8

Bryson, William Rhett 30 years old of near Mountville in Laurens County was shot and killed on 3/16/1912 by Wesley Hill colored who was not captured. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 5

Buchanan, George B. Commandant of Joe Shelby Camp 975 UCV Chickasha OK sent his greetings to the Carolinas. The Observer 1/16/1912, page 6

Buchanan, George G. of Chickasha OK sent his greetings to old comrades in Newberry. He was Commander of the UCV Joe Shelby Camp No 975. The Observer 1/16/1912, page 5; he recalled changing scenes over the past fifty years, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 6

Buchanan, John H. 76 years old died in Chester 12/24/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 5

Buchanan, Tom colored who killed William Brigman 17 years ago. He confessed to the crime in Rocky Mount NC and the sheriff of Marlboro County went and got him, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 5

Buchannan, G. G. of Chickasha OK wrote a poem about the "Blue & Gray", The Observer 7/18/1913, page 7

Buchannan, George G. of Chickasha OK in a Confederate uniform visited Newberry SC. He was the commander of a Confederate Veteran group in OK. He was born and reared in Union on the Newberry border and in his younger day knew many men of Newberry etc. It was his first visit to Newberry in 42 years. In 1871 he moved to the west. Etc. The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1; after spending a week in Newberry left on June 5 for his home at Chickasha Oklahoma, The Observer 6/6/1913, page 8; a column dedicated to what he thought of Newberry, The Observer 6/6/1913, page 8

Buck, J. E. of Prosperity visited his sister Mrs. D. B. Groseclose at Ehrhardt. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 1; J. E. Buck of VA, on his way home from a trip to FL, visited his sister Mrs. L. A. Black of Prosperity. The Observer 3/29/1912, page 5; Etna Buck returned to VA, The Observer 4/19/1912, page 8

Buck, M. A. Mrs. of Rural Retreat VA visited her daughter Mrs. L. A. Black of Prosperity, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 5; she died 7/3/1912 with burial in Rural Retreat VA at Sharon Cemetery; a card of thanks for kindnesses received from Mrs. L. A. Black and Mrs. D. B. Groseclose, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8

Buckingham, Eugene R. Lieut. Col. of Aiken was appointed SC Aide-de-Camp by Gov. Blease for the ensuing term. The Observer 1/31/1913, page 2

Buckner, Horace of Spartanburg and three other members of the family have died within a very short time. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 5

Buckner, Lula of Spartanburg and three other members of the family have died within a very short time. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 5

Buckner, Maud of Spartanburg and three other members of the family have died within a very short time. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 5

Buckner, Mrs. of Spartanburg and three other members of the family have died within a very short time. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 5

Buff, Belton of Lexington had a yield of 8 bales of cotton on 5 acres of farm. The Observer 11/7/1911, page 5

Buff, Pink of Spartanburg was arrested 12/23/1911 for running a moonshine still. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 4

Buffington, M. W. of Saluda was a candidate for the Coroner in the Primary election, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 6

Buford, Carr W. of Reeder Township lost his barn and stables to accidental fire on 9/3/1911. The livestock were saved. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 4

Buford, Carrie Miss married Samuel Weir of Laurens SC on Christmas day at the home of the bride's father Carr W. Buford in Reeder Township officiated by Reverend W. R. Bouknight, The Observer 12/30/1913, page 8

Buford, Fair and about his bad luck in farming. His colt died also. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 8; ARMY WORM completely destroyed his cotton crop. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 1

Buford, Fair visited the corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 8

Buford, G. F. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4

Buford, G. F. was selected as a Juror for the week beginning 5/12/1913 in Court of Common Pleas, The Observer 4/29/1913, page 8

Buford, Hattie Mary a 5th grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; she was a music student of Mrs. S. B. Jones and participated in a music recital at the home of her teacher on Calhoun Street, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 1; she was a 6th grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Buford, Hattie Mary of the 4th grade, Boundary Street School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; she was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; she was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8; she was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5Hattie Mary Buford of the 5th grade Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Buford, Hayne of Newberry married Miss Sarah Scott of Whitmire at Central Methodist Parsonage officiated by W. Main St. Reverend John E. Carlisle. It was an elopement because of some objection by the father of the bride, John W. Scott. The groom's father is M. M. Buford. Hayne Buford is a mail agent on the Southern railroad. The Observer 1/24/1913, page 8; he rented the home of Dr. Van Smith, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8

Buford, M. M. bought at MASTER SALE 1 lot in Newberry for $105. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8; he was appointed as Adjutant of James Nance Camp Sons of Conf. Veterans to replace deceased O. L. Schumpert, The Observer 1/20/1911, page 1; Sheriff Buford of Newberry weighed 220 pounds. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8; Munson Buford went to Atlanta to consult an eye specialist. The Observer 7/28/1911, page 8; he was in bed for a week from an attack of lumbago. The Observer 8/15/1911, page 8; he was in Columbia for the Red Shirt celebration. He commanded 125 members of Red Shirts and on Hampton Day in 1876. They all paraded in Newberry mounted on a plume of pampas grass. He was also the only Democrat in Newberry County tried at Charleston 1879 (1872-3?) on charges of being a member of KKK. The Observer 10/3/1911, page 1; Sheriff Buford donated a rocking chair for the Rest Room at the Old Court House. The Observer 11/3/1911, page 8; he published his thoughts on what should be done with the refunded cotton tax. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 2; about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1; M. M. Buford contributed $.50 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4; he attended the funeral of Thomas J. Harper. Their friendship started when Sheriff Buford was in the Columbia jail on charges of being a member of the KKK and Mr. Harper was very kind to him. The Observer 2/16/1912, page 8; January 1911 M. M. Buford received $48.70; in August 1911 he received $56.65 payment out of the "Governor’s Fund for Enforcing the Law, The Observer 3/5/1912, page 5; he had a card printed in the paper explaining his appointment of his two deputies; an article written by him explaining the reason he had received the fees from the Governor’s Fund. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 8; he contributed a fine day ledger for the Newberry Restroom, The Observer 3/15/1912, page 8; M. M. Buford was elected Adjutant; Delegate to the General reunion in Macon GA; Delegate to the State Reunion of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; he was a witness at a trial in Laurens Court, details, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8; attended the Confederate reunion in Macon GA. The Observer 5/10/1912, page 8; he set up lemonade and cigars for his veteran buddies, The Observer 5/14/1912, page 8; his letter in defense of the behavior of the veterans in Macon GA, The Observer 5/17/1912, page 4; M. M. Buford was a candidate for sheriff in the coming primary, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8; he was paid $185.87 for jail & salary; $179.47, $203.87, $202.67, $153.47, $199.87, $203.07, $245.87, $189.07, $200.27 as salary and dieting of prisoners; $172.50 for annual expenses by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; his campaign leaflet reproduced in the paper, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 4; re-elect Buford, campaign paragraph, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 8; card of thanks for the support he received over the past 16 years of sheriff; he now bows to the man voted to succeed him, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8; he claimed $153.30 in campaign expenses, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 8; M. M. Buford contributed $5 to the Woodrow Wilson campaign, The Observer 9/6/1912, page 8; he bought the Davenport House on Caldwell Street now occupied by Russell Tidmarsh from Henry Parr for $5500, The Observer 10/15/1912, page 8; his prediction for the winner of the Presidential election (Performed very cleverly with the names of the States), The Observer 10/29/1912, page 8; about a hold-up at Heller Township and shoot-out at Peak and a lynching at Chappells and his correspondence with the Governor, The Observer 11/26/1912, page 1; he was collecting signatures on a petition to be appointed a US Marshall, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8; a letter from the Governor to Sheriff Buford stating the investigation of recent crimes in Newberry was thorough, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Buford, M. M. Sheriff of Newberry SC was a candidate for US Marshal of SC, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 4; he moved into his new home on College Street, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8; after 16 years in office he turned over his office as sheriff to his successor C. G. Blease, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 8; advertised the rent of dwelling house on 3.5 acres of land in town and 2-horse farm near town, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 8; he left for Washington to attend the Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8; as Adjutant of James D. Nance ACV he was advertising for the return of the Camp Flag, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford returned from Washington where he went for the inauguration. He filed his application at the Attorney General's office for the possession of US Marshal. The Observer 3/11/1913, page 8; Captain M. M. Buford went to Washington DC to attend the inauguration, The Observer 3/4/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford was elected Adjutant of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV to serve one-year. M. M. Buford was elected a delegate to the state reunion and a delegate to the National Reunion, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4; he attended the Confederate Reunion at Chattanooga TN, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford was in a group of 14 who went to Parr Shoals to see the work in progress, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford left for Gettysburg Pennsylvania where he will attend the reunion of Federals and Confederates, The Observer 6/27/1913, page 8; he was the last to return home from Gettysburg. He visited Washington, Mount Vernon and other points of interest before coming home. He related interesting facts. The Observer 7/11/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford was paid $34.72 for salary by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3; he took the excursion train from Columbia to Johnson City Tennessee along with 48 people from Newberry, The Observer 9/5/1913, page 8; he purchased 50.06 acres of land for $1000, at Masters Sale, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 4; he was a member of the Campbell Lodge of Masons that Clinton for many years. He joined the lodge when he lived in the upper part of the county because it was nearer than Newberry and he never transferred his membership. On November he attended the meeting of the 17 Confederate veterans who are members of the Lodge. Fifteen were present at the meeting and had their pictures taken in a group which will be hung up in the Lodge room. The Lodge has 100 members. The Observer 11/21/1913, page 8; M. M. Buford will entertain Miss Beulah Vaun and Miss Lucy Agnew of Prosperity, during the Teachers Conference held in Newberry on December 4, 5, 6, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1

Buford, Munson Jr. went to Atlanta to Consult a specialist about his eyes, The Observer 7/25/1913, page 8

Buford, P. L. was paid $2, $2 as coroner’s constable by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Buford, Pope was in a group of 14 who went to Parr Shoals to see the work in progress, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8

Buford, Pope was the father of a new born son, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 8

Buford, Sallie Bell Miss was elected Secretary of the Newberry Winthrop Daughters, The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8

Buford, Sallie Belle Miss was elected President of the Young Women’s Wesley Bible Class for the year 1913, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8

Buford, Susie a music student of Mrs. S. B. Jones, participated in a music recital at the home of her teacher on Calhoun Street, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 1; she was a 4th grade honor student at Speers Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Buford, Susie attended the 6th birthday party for Elizabeth White, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8

Buford, W. T. won the $375 Conway Piano in the Merchants’ Contest, The Observer 3/21/1911, page 8; he lived in the drought stricken area of Bush River in Newberry County. He was trying irrigation by damming up the branch that runs through his corn field, making the water run between the rows. The Observer 7/24/1911, page 8; while the town of Newberry had a good rain he did not have hardly any. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 8; he returned from Wrightsville Beach. The Observer 8/29/1911, page 8; he was paid $29.38 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Buford, Will ARMY WORM completely destroyed his cotton crop. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 1

Buford, Will T. of Floyd Township had a new Ford Touring car purchased from Summer Bros. The Observer 3/7/1913, page 8; he was paid $10.75 & $23.50 for com tax by County Supervisor for the quarter ending 12/31/1912, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 7

Buice, B. F. Dr. of St. Matthews SC was elected President of the SC State Dental Association, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 2

Buice, J. H. a carpenter received blood poisoning from a cut on his thumb and was not expected to live. The Observer 6/27/1911, page 1

Buist, G. A. Professor of Furman University was the brother of H. B. Buist who died on June 6 in Greenville SC. He was also the brother of Mrs. Lula Buist Clyde of Greenville SC and Mrs. Emma Anderson of Spartanburg SC. The Observer 6/10/1913, page 2

Buist, H. B. Mrs. (Nee Williams) 58 years old died 2/5/1912 at her home in Greenville. The Observer 2/9/1912, page 1

Buist, Hugh B. of Greenville 62 years old chairman of the city park entry commission and well-known citizen was found dead in bed on June 6 at his home on Buncombe Street. All indications of a suicide, details etc. he was survived by two sisters Mrs. Emma Anderson of Spartanburg County and Mrs. Lula Buist Clyde of Greenville SC; a brother Professor G. A. Buist of Furman University. His wife, the former Miss Eliza Williams, died a few months ago. The Observer 6/10/1913, page 2. He left several bequests from his $40,000 estate, details etc. The Observer 6/13/1913, page 6

Bull, George Dr. an Englishman who was an oculist in Paris France had married Miss Sue Caldwell in Washington DC years ago. He died 1/1/1911 and Mrs. Bull continued to live in Paris with her daughter Agnes, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 4

Bull, George J. Dr. an oculist of Paris France, died 1/1/1911. He was the husband of the niece of J. F. J. Caldwell, the former Miss Sue Caldwell, only child of Howard Caldwell. Mrs. Bull was living in Washington at the time of her marriage. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8

Bull, Miriam Miss of Columbia attended a camping trip from Newberry to Asheville and an article described each day and its activities, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 6; she was a guest at the SMITH HOUSE PARTY – lengthy article about all the activities, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 8

Bullington, Walter was arrested in Spartanburg for selling whiskey from his rented hotel room where he stored it. The Observer 4/11/1911, page 3

Bullock, Earle was involved in taking an auto from the Garage with four others and speeding on Belfast Road until the car smashed into a telephone pole 10 miles out of town. The impact broke the pole, 3 feet from the ground. The car taken was a new Ford owned by J. F. Schumpert who had taken the vehicle to the Garage for an overnight stay. The Observer 12/19/1913, page 8

Bullock, J. L. of KY killed a 76 year old woman with his automobile, The Observer 10/29/1912, page 2

Bullock, M. L. a student at Speers Street School, took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Bullock, M. L. was salesman for a book called "Great Leaders and National Issues", The Observer 7/19/1912, page 8

Bullock, Mary Lou a music student of Mrs. S. B. Jones, participated in a music recital at the home of her teacher on Calhoun Street, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 1

Bullock, Mary Lou was promoted from 7th grade Speers Street School to 8th grade Newberry High School, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8

Bullock, Ryan of the 2nd grade, Boundary Street School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; Ryan Bullock in 2nd grade at Boundary Street School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3

Bullock, Ryan was a 3rd grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Bullock, T. E. was elected Secretary for the Baraca Class 1913; he was elected a member of the Social Committee for the Baraca Class 1913, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 5; he was elected Secretary, membership committee of the Baraca Class of the First Baptist Church of Newberry, The Observer 7/18/1913, page 1; he was elected Secretary of the Baraca Class of the First Baptist Church in Newberry for 1914, The Observer 12/23/1913, page 1

Bullock, Thomas G. and son of Detroit TX visited his father M. L. Bullock of Newberry. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8

Bullock, W. Glenn of Newberry will work for Ransom Cigar Co. at Columbus GA as book keeper, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Bullock, W. W. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/16/1912, page 1

Bullock, W. W. Mrs. of College St. in Newberry was the aunt to Miss Clara Burgess of Charleston. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 8; she was visited by her sister Mrs. Nannie Hauck of Charleston, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8; she entertained her Sunday school class with an ice cream party, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 8

Bullock, W. W. of College Street was visited by Misses Mary Lou and Margie S. McGowan of Cartersville GA. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 8

Bultman, H. F. E. was poet of the Junior Class of Newberry College (Class of 1914), The Observer 5/20/1913, page 4

Bultman, Henry (Junior) received the German medal at Newberry College Commencement exercises, The Observer 6/13/1913, page 1

Bultmann, H. was elected President of the Phrenakosmian Literary Society of Newberry College, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 5

Bunch, George H. Mrs. of Columbia was the sister of Fred J. Russell who died 10/25/1911, Duane A. Russell, R. H. Russell and Mrs. R. L. Murrell. She was the niece of R. H. Jennings of Columbia, the state treasurer. The Observer 10/27/1911, page 8

Bunch, George W. Mrs. was awarded $2,000 for injuries to her arm when a window fell down on it while a passenger on a train. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 6

Bunch, J. H. his horse was struck by lightening in Columbia 6/4/1912 and killed, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 5

Bundrick, Clarence Mr. and Mrs. of Columbia visited Adam L. Aull of Pomaria, The Observer 6/20/1913, page 8

Bundrick, D. C. was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Bundrick, O. W. was elected assistant recording Secretary of the Phrenakosmian Literary Society of Newberry College, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 5; he was a sophomore at Newberry College. He delivered the declamation before faculty and students last week "Opinion Stronger Than Armies", The Observer 10/24/1913, page 1

Bundrick, Olin a Little Mountain High School student attended the debates of the college societies on 3/15, The Observer 3/19/1912, page 4; he was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 5; he was in the oratorical preliminary contest with his subject on "Success in Life". He won the position of alternate principal for the inter-school contest on May 20, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 8; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 3/29/1912, page 4; he received a graduation certificate from Little Mountain High School on 5/20/1912, The Observer 5/24/1912, page 1

Burch, E. J. Mrs. of Florence was elected 3rd vice-President of the SC UDC, The Observer 11/28/1911, page 2

Burch, Frank son of Sheriff Burch of Florence SC died of typhoid fever which he contracted at SC University in Columbia SC, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 8

Burch, Seely T. knifed and killed Sam Cook who was overseer of his plantation in Florence SC. He claimed self-defense, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 1

Burdell, Marion 20 years old of Charleston had a mania for fires and was responsible for many acts of arson in the city. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 5

Burdette, Elsie Miss 17 years old of Lewisdale Maryland took out a license to marry John Trout 71 years old Civil War veteran of Park Mill MD, The Observer 4/18/1913, page 8

Burdette, J. R. a blacksmith of Iva in Anderson County died 9/7/1911 from burns received when lighting his kitchen fire. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 4

Burge, Tom colored 64 years old of NC liked bananas. An article about how he ate 18 bananas. The Observer 11/28/1913, page 2

Burgess, B. J. knifed R. T. Cook. He was fined $25. He appealed, The Observer 11/29/1912, page 8

Burgess, Clara Miss of Charleston visited her aunt Mrs. W. W. Bullock of Glenn St. and Uncle John Glenn of near Laurens. The Observer 9/5/1911, page 8

Burgess, Hortense Miss of Greenville visited Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Sharp of College St. in Newberry. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 8

Burgess, Jeff 35 years old drowned on 11/19/1912 while fishing in Gaffney, The Observer 9/24/1912, page 4

Burgess, T. E. merchant of Ravenna in Cherokee County SC was shot upon and only his hat was hit, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 5

Burke, John R. of Spartanburg’s horse became unmanageable and ran away, running into a store front and was severely injured. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 5

Burke, John was convicted in Richland County in 1891 on the charge of housebreaking and larceny. He was pardoned by the Governor. The Observer 6/14/1912, page 5

Burke, M. L. of Spartanburg convicted in 1912 for violation of the dispensary law was paroled by the Gov. The Observer 3/7/1913, page 5

Burke, W. S. colored was appointed to serve the AME Jalapa Mission by Bishop Coppin for the ensuing year, The Observer 12/12/1913, page 8

Burley, Thomas A. resigned his position as Deputy sheriff, The Observer 6/6/1913, page 8

Burnet, A. P. Mrs. 70 years old of Greenwood County fell and broke both her arms, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 6

Burnett, Festus Mr. and Mrs. brought suit of $50,000 against the Pelzer Mill for the loss of the wife’s hand 11 years ago when she was 10 years old, The Observer 2/21/1911, page 3

Burnett, Perry trolley car operator in Spartanburg was hospitalized after being attacked by three passengers. The Observer 10/31/1911, page 1

Burnett, W. E. of Spartanburg SC and his son-in-law W. C. Cleveland were starting a brick factory near Everett SC in Marlboro County, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 1

Burnett, W. M. Dr. had a dislocated shoulder from an auto accident in Greenville, The Observer 11/15/1912, page 1

Burnett, W. M. Dr. of Greenville had a collision with his automobile and two pedestrians. The doctor has brought $5,000 suit against the two pedestrians for damage to his automobile and person, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 1

Burnette, Gertrude Dupre Miss of Spartanburg was engaged to be married to a man in January but instead married another man 12/12/1912. The groom was Wilbur C. Cook, a merchant in Spartanburg. Details on the elopement and the couple married, The Observer 12/17/1912, page 8

Burnette, Joanna Mrs. sued for $50,000 damages in the loss of a hand while employed at Pelzer Mills. Mistrial ordered. The Observer 7/4/1911, page 4

Burnhouse, Andrew H. of Sumter SC married Miss Elizabeth Holliday at the Methodist Church in Summerville officiated by Rev. J. T. Major. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 2

Burns, D. J. Dr. of Sumter was the new prescription clerk at Mayes Drug Store, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 8

Burns, Dr. was in a group of 14 who went to Parr Shoals to see the work in progress, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8

Burns, E. J. Mrs. of Newberry was visited by her mother Mrs. Thames of Sumter SC, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 8; she was a guest at a meeting of the Fortnightly Club hosted by Mrs. James McIntosh. The Observer 3/18/1913, page 4

Burns, E. J. Mrs. of Newberry was visited by her sister Miss Louise Thames of Sumter SC, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 8

Burns, George was paid $3 for com tax by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

BURNS, J. L. was one of the merchants who participated in a parade on 6/16 in the ‘kick-off’ of Chautauqua week in Newberry. The Observer 6/16/1911, page 4; he donated $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of cotton acreage for 1912. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 8; he was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4; J. L. Burns donated oranges, apples and crackers for the County Home at Christmas, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Burns, J. L. was paid $7.60 for work on roads & bridges by the County Supervisor for August 1913, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 3

Burns, James a 1st grade student at Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; he was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; he was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Burns, James of the 1st grade Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Burns, Marguerite was a 3rd grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 3rd grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8 was a 3rd grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3

Burns, Mrs. of Newberry SC was visited by her mother Mrs. Thames of Sumter SC, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 8

Burns, Ollie Rivers Miss married David Alvin Coleman of Fountain Inn on 4/25/1911 at the home of Mrs. B. C. Burns near Highland Home in Laurens County SC. They will reside in Fountain Inn. All about the wedding, etc. The Observer 5/2/1911, page 2

Burnside, A. W. Col. Of Laurens died in Augusta GA 12/31/1910. The Observer 1/10/1911, page 1

Burriss, R. Marcus of Anderson died 12/6/1911 of Pellagra. The Observer 12/8/1911, page 1

Burroughs, William colored, on trial for the murder of E. M. Moye, a white farmer of Florence County, was rushed to the penitentiary for safe keeping after being awarded a new trial. The Observer 5/12/1911, page 1; he was granted a new trial on the grounds he did not receive a fair trial. The Observer 3/19/1912, page 4

Burrow, Elizabeth Miss attended the Ball at the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8

Burrows, Stanley colored shot himself to death 12/26 while tussling with a gun. Martha Jackson, seeing the incident fainted and fell in a fire, dying from burns some time later. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 1

BURTON SCHOOL will have closing exercises on 5/19/1911. The Observer 5/2/1911, page 8; the teacher was Miss Dolly Mae Senn, The Observer 5/5/1911, page 8; closing exercises will be in the WOODMEN OF THE WORLD building which is directly in front of it, The Observer 5/16/1911, page 4; a good description of a trip to attend the school closing, The Observer 5/23/1911, page 1

Burton, Bessie Miss teaches in Easley SC, The Observer 2/25/1913, page 8; she was elected to teach in Speers Street School for the year 1913-14; she graduated from Winthrop College and is just finishing her second year as teacher at Easley SC, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 8

Burton, Bessie Miss was the sponsor for the confederate reunion in Columbia. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 8; she was teaching in Easley SC. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 8; Miss Bessie Burton who taught at Easley SC was home for the summer, The Observer 5/14/1912, page 8; she attended the Ball at the Newberry German Club at Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; she returned to teach school in Easley, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8; she was the grand daughter of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; she was the niece to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. She was the daughter of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. She was the sister to Miss Mary Carwile Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Richard Burton and James A. Burton Jr. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1; Miss Bess Burton was escorted to the German at Thalian Hall by Walter B. Wallace, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Burton, Charlie 10 years old of Epworth Orphanage ran away with two other boys to visit a relative in Greenville. When he arrived in Prosperity SC he was greeted by Policeman J. C. Duncan who fed him and then called Rev. W. B. Wharton of the Orphanage who sent a Representative to take the boys back to the orphanage, Observer 5/16/1913, page 4

Burton, Charlie was the son of Kay Burton and his wife Sallie Stewart Burton, both formerly of Newberry SC. He was the brother of Mrs. McClendon, Mrs. Elias Dawdy, Mrs. John Baldwin, Mrs. O. D. Ayers, Martin Burton and James Burton. The Observer 3/17/1911, page 6

Burton, Colarinda and Cleveland Gilliam took out a marriage license 12/25/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8

Burton, Emma Miss married Ottie Dickert both of Whitmire on 4/9/1911 at the Methodist parsonage in Prosperity officiated by Rev. W. G. Dudley, The Observer 4/11/1911, page 8

Burton, Goode an 8th grade student at Newberry High School was on the honor roll for the month ending 1/24/1913 with a grade average of 90.4/7, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 8; grade average of 92.3/8 for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she had a grade average of 90 for the month ending 3/31/1913, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; Goode G. Burton, a music student of Mrs. S. B. Jones, participated in a music recital at the home of her teacher on Calhoun Street, The Observer 5/30/1913, page 1; Miss Goode Burton presented a song at the Literary Society exercises of Newberry High School, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 8

Burton, Goode of the 7th grade, Speers Street School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; she was promoted from 7th grade Speers Street School to 8th grade Newberry High School, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8; Goode Burton of the 8th grade Newberry High School was on the honor roll for the month ending 10/14/1912, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 8; she was on the honor roll for the period ending 11/15/1912 with a 92 grade average, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 5; she was the grand daughter of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; she was the niece to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. She was the daughter of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. She was the sister to Miss Bess Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Mary Carwile Burton, Richard Burton and James A. Burton Jr. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1; Goode Burton of the 8th grade Newberry High School was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912 with a grade average of 93-3/7, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Burton, Gus of Paducah KY was the son of R. H. Burton who died 4/30/1913 and the former Miss Ella Sligh. He was the nephew of Mrs. Corrie Greneker of Newberry SC and the brother of Louis Burton of the Seaboard Bridge Construction Dept. in Calhoun Falls and Ross Burton who lived at home. The Observer 5/2/1913, page 8

Burton, I. O. Mr. and Mrs. had two orphans as guests for the week, Jimmie and Annie May Calk, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Burton, I. O. was chosen as a delegate to represent the Newberry Camp 542 WOW at the State Convention in Greenville on 3/18 and 3/19, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8; Ira O. Burton was a delegate from Newberry Camp WOW, attending the State Convention in Greenville SC, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 8

Burton, I. O. was elected MANAGER for WOW Lodge No. 542 Newberry Camp for the year 1912. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 8; he was selected for petit jury duty in the court of common pleas for the week beginning 9/16, The Observer 9/3/1912, page 8; he was elected C. C. for Newberry Camp WOW No. 542 for the year 1913, The Observer 12/20/1912, page 8

Burton, J. A. Mrs. – died 12/11/1912 - resolutions of Respect from Drayton Rutherford UDC Chapter, The Observer 1/17/1913, page 4; Mrs. Goode Griffin Burton – in Memoriam from Jasper Chapter DAR, The Observer 1/21/1913, page 5

Burton, J. A. was defendant in a Court Case, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 7; he advertised for sale various stocks, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 4; he was a nearby neighbor who assisted on the scene after Robert A. Welch of Calhoun St. died. The Observer 1/28/1913, page 8; at the Columbia corn show he won prizes: 2nd for cockerel; 3rd for pullet; 2nd for pen of his Black Minorcas poultry, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8; J. A. Burton of Township No. 1 volunteered to take subscriptions and make reports concerning the eradication of the Cow Tick, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 4; he advertised 11 properties for sale, The Observer 9/12/1913, page 8; he was elected a Director of Oakland Mills for the coming year, The Observer 10/21/1913, page 1; he won the following prizes at the Eastern Carolina Poultry Show in Darlington SC: single comb black Minorcas; 1st & 2nd cock; 1st, 2nd & 3rd cockerel; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th pullet, The Observer 12/5/1913, page 8

Burton, James A. attended the Corn Exposition in Columbia, The Observer 1/31/1913, page 8

Burton, James A. bought at MASTER SALE 1 lot in Newberry for $860. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8; J. A. Burton injured his right hand while cranking his car, The Observer 1/31/1911, page 8; he was elected as a Director of the Oakland Cotton Mill. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 4; J. A. Burton made over $2500/year and was required to pay federal income tax. He was levied $10. The Observer 11/10/1911, page 4; he was a member of the Newberry County Alumni Assoc. of USC. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 4; he bought 10.71 acre of land in the town of Newberry at MASTER SALE for $875. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8; about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1; he donated $.50 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of cotton acreage for 1912. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 8; as insurance agent he was paid $51 on the new Court House, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; J. A. Burton was elected a Director of Oakland Mills for the year at the annual stock holders meeting, The Observer 10/11/1912, page 8; he took two 1st prizes and three 2nd prizes on Black Minorcas at the State Fair, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 8

Burton, James A. Jr. worked for AT&T of Atlanta. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 8; he was the grand son of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; he was the nephew to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. He was the son of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. He was the brother to Miss Bess Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Miss Mary Carwile Burton and Richard Burton. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Burton, James A. Mrs. returned from the hospital in Columbia with improved health, The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8; she was elected Historian and delegate of Drayton Rutherford UDC. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 8; Mrs. James A. Burton attended a DAR meeting in Chester SC. The Observer 11/3/1911, page 8; Mrs. J. A. Burton of Newberry was elected registrar of the SC UDC, The Observer 11/28/1911, page 2; Mrs. J. A. Burton of W. D. Rutherford Chapter UDC was elected Historian for the year, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8; she was elected President of the Women’s Auxiliary for Newberry Hospital, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 8; she was elected a delegate to the general federation of women’s clubs in Washington, The Observer 10/4/1912, page 8; she was the Secretary of Newberry Services Committee and announced Church services at the County Home for the rest of the year, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 1; Mrs. J. A. Burton representing the 1st Baptist Church of Newberry was a delegate to the Women’s Missionary Union in Columbia 11/19-22, The Observer 11/19/1912, page 8; she was State Registrar for UDC Chapters, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 3; Mrs. J. A. Burton was extremely ill and her family has been called to her side, The Observer 12/10/1912, page 8; Mrs. Goode Griffin Burton, wife of James A. Burton died 12/11/1912 of complications of pneumonia. Born 12/2/1854 at Cambridge SC she was the daughter of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile. She married May 19, 1885 and was survived by husband and children: Miss Mary Carwile Burton, Miss Bess Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Richard Burton and James A. Burton Jr.; two sisters: Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. A list of all the clubs she participated in; a poem dedicated to her, The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Burton, James Mrs. a Newberry Delegate at the UDC Convention was a guest for dinner at the home of E. C. Connor on 11/28, at the home of R. B. Blake on 11/29, J. C. Harper on 12/1, The Observer 12/5/1911, page 8

Burton, James was the son of Kay Burton and his wife Sallie Stewart Burton, both formerly of Newberry SC. He was the brother of Mrs. McClendon, Mrs. Elias Dawdy, Mrs. John Baldwin, Mrs. O. D. Ayers, Martin Burton and Charlie Burton. The Observer 3/17/191 was the son of Kay Burton and his wife Sallie Stewart Burton, both formerly of Newberry SC. He was the brother of Mrs. McClendon, Mrs. Elias Dawdy, Mrs. John Baldwin, Mrs. O. D. Ayers, James Burton and Charlie Burton. The Observer 3/17/1911, page 6; James Burton donated a load of dry shingles for use in grate fires at the Newberry rest room. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 8

Burton, Jamie Bell participated in the Christmas program held at Summer Memorial Lutheran Church, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Burton, John colored was in a knife fight with Son Coleman colored a barbecue held near Deadfall on September 20, 1913. He was cut about the face and head in a terrible matter. Some say it was a knife and others say it was an axe. Two physicians were called and sewed up the cuts and gashes. He may get better and then again he may not. The Observer 9/23/1913, page 1

Burton, John NEWBERRY COURT –violation of dispensary law, nol prosed on payment of a fine The Observer 11/28/1913, page 1

Burton, Kay of Newberry went west after the Civil War. He died in Arkadelphia ARK on 3/2/1911 at age 70 years. He was a member of Co. B of the 3rd SC Regt., serving for 2 years and then became a member of the 2nd SC Cavalry. He married Miss Sallie Stewart of Floyd Township. She died a few years ago. He was survived by four children. The Observer 3/10/1911, page 4; Kay Burton born in SC 6/23/1838 was the son of Robert and Permelia Burton. He married Miss Sallie Stewart on 8/23/1863. He enlisted in the Confederate cause in April 1861 and served with Captain J. W. Gary Co. B 3rd SC Infantry. Later he became one of Capt. Paysinger’s sharp shooters. He was buried beside his wife at Friendship in Arkadelphia ARK. His children who survived were: Mrs. O. D. Ayers, Mrs. McClendon, Mrs. Elias Dawdy, Mrs. John Baldwin, James Burton, Martin Burton and Charlie Burton. The Observer 3/17/1911, page 6

Burton, Lois of the 1st grade at Speers Street School was on the honor roll for the period ending 11/15/1912, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 5; she was on the honor roll for the month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Burton, Lois was a 1st grade honor student at Speers Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was an honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Speers Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Burton, Louis of the Seaboard Bridge Construction Dept. in Calhoun Falls was the son of R. H. Burton who died 4/30/1913 and the former Miss Ella Sligh. He was the nephew of Mrs. Corrie Greneker of Newberry SC and the brother of Gus Burton of Peducah KY and Ross Burton who lived at home. The Observer 5/2/1913, page 8

Burton, Lula and Lancaster Mangum took out a marriage license 12/25/1911. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 8

Burton, Margaret Miss a 1911 graduate of Newberry High School attended an al fresco party at the home of Dr. James McIntosh of Boundary Street. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 8; she delivered the class will at commencement. The Observer 6/6/1911, page 8; Miss Margaret Burton attended the bridal shower given by Mrs. P. G. Ellisor in honor of Miss Mary Brooks Dennis. The Observer 9/8/1911, page 4; she left for Women’s’ College in Columbia. The Observer 9/26/1911, page 8; Miss Margaret Burton was the grand daughter of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; she was the niece to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. She was the daughter of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. She was the sister to Miss Bess Burton, Miss Mary Carwile Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Richard Burton and James A. Burton Jr. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Burton, Margaret Miss a student at Columbia Female College spent Easter at home in Newberry SC. The Observer 3/25/1913, page 8

Burton, Mary C. attended the bridal shower given in honor of Miss Louise Jones by Gertrude and Fannie Carwile. The Observer 10/27/1911, page 8; Miss Mary Carwile Burton was elected secretary of the newly organized Winthrop Daughters of Newberry. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 4; Miss Mary Carwile Burton was re-elected Principal of the Speers Street School, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 8; she was a 6th grade teacher and Principal of Speers Street School for the year, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8; she was elected Vice-President of the Newberry County Teachers’ Association, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 1; she was the grand daughter of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; she was the niece to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. She was the daughter of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. She was the sister to Miss Bess Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Richard Burton and James A. Burton Jr. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Burton, Mary Carwile Miss daughter of J. A. Burton married Clarence E. Rennecker of Orangeburg at the home of the bride's aunt, Miss Mary L. Burton. on Harrington Street, officiated by Reverend E. P. Jones. Details of the wedding were given, The Observer 6/20/1913, page 8

Burton, Mary L. Miss advertised for the return of a lost watch, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 8; she was elected to teach in Boundary Street School for the year 1913-14, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 8; Miss Mary L. Burton a descendant of a deceased veteran was bestowed the Cross of Honor on 5/9/1913 at the Confederate Memorial Day services of Newberry SC, Observer 5/13/1913, page 8; she was one of five judges for the joint debate during the high school commencement services, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 8

Burton, Mary L. Miss and Miss Whitmire of Greenville spent the summer traveling west to CO Springs, Seattle, and Yellowstone Park etc. The Observer 6/30/1911, page 8; she was re-elected as a teacher of the Boundary Street School, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 8; she attended a social given by Mrs. O. B. Mayer in honor of Mrs. D. D. Wallace of Spartanburg, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8; she was a 3rd grade teacher of Boundary Street School for the year, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8

Burton, Mary L. Mrs. was scheduled to be given the Confederate Cross of Honor at the Confederate Memorial Day Celebration on 5/9/1913, The Observer 5/2/1913, page 1; she will host the Jasper Chapter DAR meeting, The Observer 10/7/1913, page 8

Burton, Maurice colored 17 years old was killed by lightning on 5/27/1913 on the farm of Birge Wise, 1-mile from Prosperity. The Observer 5/30/1913, page 8

Burton, Oscar O. married Miss Elive Derrick, both of Mollohon Mill, on 2/5/1911 officiated by Rev. J. D. Shealy, The Observer 2/7/1911, page 8

Burton, Oscar was selected to serve as a juror to serve in Sessions Court for the week starting 6/9/1913, The Observer 5/27/1913, page 8

Burton, Paul was electrocuted when he came in contact with live wires while on a telephone Paul at Akron NC. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 2

Burton, R. E. took the tests for the Clemson College Scholarship and entrance exams, The Observer 7/16/1912, page 1

Burton, R. H. died at his home in Cromer Township near Whitmire at age 65 years on April 30. Burial was at Betheden Cemetery. He was survived by a wife the former Miss Ella Sligh, sister of Mrs. Corrie Greneker of Newberry and three grown sons, Gus Burton of Paducah KY, Louis Burton of the Seaboard Bridge Construction Dept. in Calhoun Falls and Ross Burton who lived at home. The Observer 5/2/1913, page 8; R. H. Burton, a Confederate Veteran from Newberry SC, died within the past year, Observer 5/13/1913, page 8

Burton, R. L. was elected WATCHMAN of Longshore Camp No. 541 WOW for 1912. The Observer 1/9/1912, page 8; he was paid $150 for room & board by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6; he escorted Miss Pauline Gilder to the German held at Thalian Hall in Newberry, The Observer 12/3/1912, page 8

Burton, Richard was deputized as part of a posse hunting for the Parr Shoals robbers, The Observer 9/9/1913, page 8

Burton, Richard white of Floyd Township 21 years old son of James A. Burton of Newberry was shot with a single barreled shotgun on 3/1/1911 by Hiram Cleland colored on Burt Neel’s Place, 7 miles west of Newberry. The wounds were in the legs. He was carried 2 miles to the home of Dr. W. D. Senn where his wounds were attended. Details of the problem, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 8; ARMY WORM completely destroyed his 75 acre cotton crop. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 1; in avoiding running over someone on the street on 10/25 he sent his Buick car with great force against a telephone pole, loosening the pole and damaging the car slightly. The Observer 10/27/1911, page 8; Richard Burton went ‘stag’ to the Ball at the Newberry German Club’s Thalian Hall on 6/13/1912, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; he was the grand son of Dr. Richard Clark Griffin and Mary McMahan Carwile Griffin; he was the nephew to Mrs. R. H. Land and Miss Fannie F. Griffin of Augusta GA. He was the son of James A. Burton and Goode Griffin Burton who died 12/11/1912. He was the brother to Miss Bess Burton, Miss Margaret Burton, Miss Goode Burton, Miss Mary Carwile Burton and James A. Burton Jr. The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Burton, Ross who lived at home. He was the son of R. H. Burton who died 4/30/1913 and the former Miss Ella Sligh. He was the nephew of Mrs. Corrie Greneker of Newberry SC and the brother of Louis Burton of the Seaboard Bridge Construction Dept. in Calhoun Falls and Gus Burton of Peducah KY. The Observer 5/2/1913, page 8

Burton, Thomas of New Jersey visited his uncle James A. Burton and his aunt Miss Mary L. Burton, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 8

Burton, Tom SESSIONS COURT assault & battery with intent to kill, 5 years in the Penitentiary, The Observer 3/24/1911, page 8

Burton, Walter 13 year old son of Ira O. Burton fell on the sidewalk on 10/20/1911 and broke both bones of his left forearm. Dr. Mower set the bones. The Observer 10/24/1911, page 8; he was a student at Speers Street School; took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Burts, C. E. Rev. was appointed by the Governor as a delegate to the Convention of the National Society for the promotion of Industrial Education to be held at Grand Rapids Michigan Oct. 23-25, The Observer 9/23/1913, page 1

Burts, John was arrested in Columbia for violation of liquor laws and gambling. The Observer 7/25/1911, page 3

Burts, Luther colored was charged in Greenville of causing a disturbance on a train and breach of peace and carrying unlawful weapons. Fined $60 or 30 days, The Observer 5/3/1912, page 2

Burts, Richard C. is the new headmaster at Furman Fitting School. The Observer 2/24/1911, page 1

Burts, S. L. Mrs. of Columbia was the daughter of Miss Kate Leavell and John F. Spearman. She was the sister to Mrs. T. D. Marshall, Miss Grace Spearman and Mrs. C. B. Boyd all of Columbia, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8

Busbee, J. R. left Newberry for a position with J. L. Mimnaugh of Columbia SC, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 8

Busby, D. B. Professor of Monetta SC was the brother of Mrs. Kate Busby Jeter Croker of Pomaria who died 3/26/1912. He was the uncle to Mrs. M. L. Gruber and Mrs. Minnie Koon. The Observer 3/29/1912, page 8

Busby, Frances Lougenia was born 9/20/1856 and died 12/28/1912. She was a member of Capers Chapel ME Church. She was married first to D. Frank Chapman and had 2 children. Her second husband was H. Archie Haltiwanger who preceded her in death. She was survived by mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, 5 grandchildren. The Observer 1/14/1913, page 4

Busby, J. R. an employee of Caldwell & Haltiwanger, moved with the firm to Columbia SC, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 8

Busch, John S. of Trenton SC was a witness to the marriage of Captain W. E. Clary to Miss Cornelia S. Gilder on 10/10/1861. He attended their 50th wedding anniversary in 1911. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 1

Busey, J. W. advertised Mules!, Mules!, Mules! for sale, The Observer 2/14/1913, page 8

BUSH RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH – hours of service, The Observer 1/24/1911, page 8; report on the quarterly meeting of the Women’s Missionary Society, The Observer 3/21/1911, page 5; cradle roll members new photographer was Miss Gertrude Smith. The Observer 5/9/1911, page 8; a write up by Rev. Watson telling about the wealth of the congregation and the need for their spiritual growth, The Observer 5/30/1911, page 1; series of meetings ended with several additions to the congregation. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 8; services were postponed due to the death of Mrs. Holcombe. Baptism will be administered the 2nd Sunday in September. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8; Rev. D. Homer Owings, a missionary, will speak on Sunday of "Conditions in China". The Observer 12/8/1911, page 8; BUSH RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH will have service in 1912 on the 2ND, 3RD, 4TH Sundays of every month at 11 am. Sunday school at 10 am. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 8; on 1/29/1912 a ‘pound party’ was given to the pastor E. C. Watson. The Observer 2/2/1912, page 5; Reedy River Association meeting will be held at Bush River Church 3/30 & 3/31. Program given. The Observer 3/5/1912, page 4; new pastor Rev. J. Edward Bowen of NC received a ‘pound party’. He is 35-40, married with 2 children 8 & 12 years old, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 8; Rev. J. Dawson Bowen, pastor of Bush River and Zion Churches moved to Kinards for good water and other conveniences. It seems to be impossible to get good water at Bush River, The Observer 8/6/1912, page 8; special meeting called for a series to be conducted by Rev. J. E. McManaway and Rev. J. Dawson Bowen, The Observer 8/9/1912, page 8; the Bush River Church ‘Sun Beam Band’ meeting announced, The Observer 9/6/1912, page 8; the well has reached water at last; it is 250 feet below ground beneath a 200 foot deep vein of rock, located midway between the church and the parsonage. The cost was $700, The Observer 11/19/1912, page 8

BUSH RIVER SCHOOL – new teacher was Miss Cora Culberson of Cross Hill. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 8

Bush, Harry participated in the Christmas program held at Summer Memorial Lutheran Church, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Bush, J. E. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2; he was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC. He signed a petition sent to the Governor to have E. C. Jones retained as steward, The Observer 10/1/1912, page 6

Bushardt, B. W. lost his barn and contents near Union Academy in No. 10 Township to fire on 3/8/1911. Loss was $1100 with $200 insurance, The Observer 3/10/1911, page 1

Bushardt, D. W. of RFD No. 5 was hard at work using the drag rail to improve the road. The Observer 3/1/1912, page 8

Bushardt, James B. who taught school in Clearwater, Aiken County married Miss Morris on 4/12/1911. The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8

Bushardt, Lillie Mae Miss gave a Valentine Party on 2/10/1912 – names of those who attended were given. The Observer 2/16/1912, page 8

Bushardt, Mamie Miss closed her school for the season at Harleysville in Dorchester County. The Observer 5/3/1912, page 8; Miss Mamie Bushardt daughter of M. H. Bushardt married B. L. Bishop of Dorchester County on 12/26/1912 at the home of the bride officiated by Rev. P. E. Shealy. They will live in Newberry County. The Observer 12/31/1912, page 8

Bushardt, Nannie Miss of Newberry taught school in Harleyville SC. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 8

Bushey, Charles was arrested for working at Parr Shoals on the Sabbath, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 5

Bushnell, Sarah Terrill Miss daughter of Reverend J. E. Bushnell DD of Salem Virginia will marry Professor William Alexander Anderson Jr. of Princeton West Virginia at the Presbyterian Church on June 25. She was a graduate of Sayre College of Lexington, Kentucky. Details etc., The Observer 6/10/1913, page 4

Bussy, J. H. of Modoc in Edgefield County put up 14,000 cams of fruit and vegetables the past summer and sold 3,000 of the cans, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 1

Butler, Andrew colored - presented himself as being in the market for a mule using the name of John Abney. He signed a note for the mule for $275 using as collateral property he owned in Saluda. At the same time he purchased a carriage using his old mule as collateral. Agreement was made that $100 would be paid in 4 weeks for the carriage and then a mortgage to remain on the mules. Four weeks later he was found to be Andrew Butler who never had a mule or property to use as collateral and was arrested. The carriage and mule were returned to the merchant; details, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8; Magistrate’s Court – he was discharged by order of Solicitor Cooper and the case was nol prossed, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 8

Butler, B. J. Mrs. of Loris SC stayed at the Crotwell Hotel with her sister Mrs. Claudia Hubbard, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 8

Butler, Bluford of Floyd Township died at the home of his daughter in Saluda Co. SC several days ago, from blood poisoning caused by a splinter under his finger nail. He was 70 years old, a veteran of Co. B, 3rd Regt., The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8; he was paid $6.75 for com tax by Newberry County Supervisor for the periods ending 3/31 and 6/30, The Observer 7/29/1913, page 3

Butler, Dr. of the Confederate Home was permitted by the court to collect the $50/month as an employee, The Observer 10/11/1912, page 8

Butler, F. W. C. Dr. son of General M. C. Butler resigned as physician for the penitentiary. He will do a private practice in Columbia. The Observer 7/21/1911, page 1

Butler, Isaiah and John Cole, both colored, were the first two prisoners to be electrocuted in South Carolina on 6/21/1912. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 5; Isaiah Butler colored of Charleston for murder was waiting for execution in the electric chair, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 3; date reprieved until 8/14, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 8; his electrocution was respited until the 30th, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 8; the 4th man in the State to be electrocuted, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 1

Butler, John NEWBERRY COURT –violation of dispensary law, nol prosed on payment of a fine The Observer 11/28/1913, page 1; John Butler colored was arrested for selling liquor and held over for Circuit Court, The Observer 9/30/1913, page 8

Butler, Louella Scurry Miss will marry Asbury Francis Lever on 7/5/1911, details. The Observer 7/4/1911, page 2

Butler, M. C. General rode a spirited sorrel mare that belonged to George Johnstone in the 1876 campaign in Newberry. General Butler had lost a leg in the war at Brandy Station VA but he sat on that horse like a centaur. The Observer 2/16/1912, page 1

Butler, T. B. Col. was elected Mayor of Gaffney on 3/5/1912. The Observer 3/8/1912, page 8

Butler, W. J. of Anderson his 3 year old son died from burns. The Observer 2/13/1912, page 4

Butt, Archibald Major was one person who perished on the Titanic – a short paragraph on him, The Observer 4/23/1912, page 3; more on his heroism, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 2 & The Observer 5/7/1912, page 4

Buzhardt, B. M. was selected to serve as a juror the week beginning 11/18/1912, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Buzhardt, B. T. bought a Studebaker touring car from McHardy Mower, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 8

Buzhardt, B. T. Mrs. of Newberry visited her sister Mrs. L. L. Hunter of Sumter SC, The Observer 8/9/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, B. T. Mrs. visited the corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 8

Buzhardt, B. T. signed an affidavit to the reliability, promptness and honesty of H. H. Ruff, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, Benetta was a 1st grade honor student at Speers Street School for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 1st grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Speers Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Buzhardt, Bennetta Miss was a guest at the birthday party given by Little Miss Jessie Lee Earhardt of Newberry on 8/31/1912, The Observer 9/3/1912, page 8; Miss Bennetta Buzhardt of Newberry visited her aunt Mrs. L. L. Hunter of Sumter SC, The Observer 8/9/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, Bertha 1st grade student at Speers Street School was on the honor roll for the 8th month of the school year, The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; she was a 2nd grade honor student at Speers Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Buzhardt, Caleb Mr. and Mrs. their small child was severely burned on December 8, 1913, The Observer 12/12/1913, page 8

Buzhardt, D. W. contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4

Buzhardt, Dolph used the rail drag to smooth over 3-4 miles of road around his farm. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, H. M. was elected Delegate to the State Reunion of James D. Nance Camp UCV for the ensuing year, The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, Harriet colored 83 years old who in slavery tomes belonged to Michael Buzhardt and afterwards to his daughter Mrs. H. H. Folk, died 4/23/1912, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, John was elected a member of the executive committee and an alternate delegate of the Newberry Rural Carriers Association for 1911, The Observer 6/2/1911, page 8

Buzhardt, M. H. a member of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV was elected a delegate to the state reunion, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4

Buzhardt, Michael - his former slave Harriet Buzhardt 83 years old died 4/23/1912; he had given the slave to his daughter Mrs. H. H. Folk, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, O. M. a survivor of Co. ‘A’ in the Civil War attended the reunion at Coppock’s Grove. The Observer 8/18/1911, page 8

Buzhardt, O. M. was elected to be a member of the petit jury to serve for the week beginning November 17, The Observer 11/4/1913, page 8; he will entertain Miss Dollie Buzhardt of Prosperity, during the Teachers Conference held in Newberry on December 4, 5, 6, The Observer 12/2/1913, page 1

Buzhardt, W. L. was selected as a juror for common pleas court for the week starting 11/27/1911. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 4; he won 2nd prize of $5 in the corn growing contest yielding 47.6 bushels on 1 acre; won 2nd prize in the corn growing contest for the cheapest yield of 54.6¢/bushel on a yield of 47.6 bushels to an acre; won 2nd prize $2 for the best ear of corn in an exhibit of 10 ears,, The Observer 11/21/1911, page 8; he contributed $.25 for the purpose of canvassing Newberry County in behalf of ascertaining the reduction of the cotton yield in 1912, known as the ‘Rock Hill Plan’. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 4

Buzhardt, Walter L. advertised hogs for sale. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 8

Buzhardt, Walter was taken to Columbia Hospital on 7/31/1911 by his brother in law Mayor Langford for an appendectomy. He is recovering. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 8

Buzhardt, William entered the Boys’ Corn Contest for Newberry County, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 4

Byars, C. W. was arrested for working at Parr Shoals on the Sabbath, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 5

Byars, Jim of Spartanburg was arrested 12/23/1911 for running a moonshine still. The Observer 12/29/1911, page 4

Byers, Mangess of Spartanburg left for Kansas to help in the harvest for the summer, The Observer 6/24/1913, page 1

Byers, Milledge of Columbia convicted of assault and battery at the last court in Richland and sentenced to pay $150 fine was paroled by the Governor, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 5

Byers, Mrs. was elected member at large of the UDC for the ensuing year. The Observer 11/14/1911, page 2

Bynum, Annie Miss of Florence SC was the daughter of J. T. Bynum and Mrs. Margaret F. Bynum, both deceased. She was the sister of Frank L. Bynum of the Newberry Bar, William C. Bynum superintendent of the schools at Georgetown SC, Miss Lula Bynum of Newberry and Mrs. Partlow Neel. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8; she was re-elected as a teacher of the Boundary Street School, The Observer 5/7/1912, page 8; she was a 5th grade teacher of Boundary Street School for the year, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8

Bynum, Annie Miss was elected to teach in Boundary Street School for the year 1913-14, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 8

Bynum, Carl a white man, the night clerk in the lunchroom of the Union Station in Spartanburg shot and killed James McBeth, the colored cook. The Observer 10/24/1913, page 4

Bynum, F. L. was elected Delegate of the John M. Kinard Camp Sons of Confederate veterans for the year 1913, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 8; he was in Maybinton inspecting his farms, The Observer 10/13/1913, page 5

Bynum, Frank L. of the Newberry Bar was the son of J. T. Bynum and Mrs. Margaret F. Bynum, both deceased. He was the brother of William C. Bynum superintendent of the schools at Georgetown SC, Mrs. Partlow Neel, Miss Lula Bynum of Newberry and Miss Annie Bynum of Florence SC. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8

Bynum, Lula Miss of Newberry was the daughter of J. T. Bynum and Mrs. Margaret F. Bynum, both deceased. She was the sister of Frank L. Bynum of the Newberry Bar, William C. Bynum superintendent of the schools at Georgetown SC, Mrs. Partlow Neel and Miss Annie Bynum of Florence SC. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8

Bynum, Margaret F. Mrs. died 4/26/1911 after a short sickness. She was the widow of J. T. Bynum and was survived by her children: Frank L. Bynum of the Newberry Bar, William C. Bynum superintendent of the schools at Georgetown SC, Mrs. Partlow Neel, Miss Lula Bynum of Newberry and Miss Annie Bynum of Florence SC. Burial was at Rosemont Cemetery. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8

Bynum, W. C. superintendent of Georgetown City Schools visited in Newberry, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 8

Bynum, William C. superintendent of the schools at Georgetown SC, was the son of J. T. Bynum and Mrs. Margaret F. Bynum, both deceased. He was the brother of Frank L. Bynum of the Newberry Bar, Mrs. Partlow Neel, Miss Lula Bynum of Newberry and Miss Annie Bynum of Florence SC. The Observer 4/28/1911, page 8; he was in charge of the summer school held in Anderson July 24 – August 18. The Observer 7/11/1911, page 4; a complimentary article about his teaching at Winyah School for the past few years, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8; he was superintendent of Georgetown City Schools, The Observer 9/17/1912, page 8

Byrd, Dan colored convicted in Winnsboro Court of murder of Arthur McCorkle colored was sentenced to be electrocuted, The Observer 9/27/1912, page 1

Byrd, I. W. was a resident of the Confederate Home in Columbia SC, The Observer 8/16/1912, page 2

Byrd, J. A. his automobile was struck and demolished by a train at Eastover on 3/28/1913. He was only slightly hurt, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 1

Byrd, Joe knifed his cousin Dock Byrd at Whitmire. Both were colored, The Observer 3/10/1911, page 1

Byrd, Luke 13 years old colored of Greenville shot L. Bryson colored in the face and seriously wounded him. He cannot be found by the sheriff, The Observer 9/23/1913, page 6

Byrd, Mabel Irene Miss of Eastover in Richland County won the $2025 Chalmers ‘36’ automobile in the State contest. She also won a lot in College Place, Columbia and another at Camp Fornance, Columbia –each valued at $375. The Observer 5/9/1913, page 1

Byrd, Phoebe a colored woman of Fairfield SC died July 28, 1913 at age 111 years, The Observer 8/1/1913, page 8

Byrd, Will colored alias Mack Sweeden was a Newberry jail charged with committing criminal assault on a nine-year-old colored girl in Whitmire. The Observer 8/8/1913, page 8; NEWBERRY COURT –rape, guilty and recommended to mercy, 30 years, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 1

Byrd, Will colored of Prosperity was fined $130 or 50 days for violation of contract and carrying concealed weapons, The Observer 6/14/1912, page 8

Byrnes, J. F. was a candidate for a seat on the US Congress from the 2nd District, The Observer 7/2/1912, page 6; he filed $354.30 spent on his campaign, The Observer 8/27/1912, page 6

Byser, Nevin of Frederick MD played the violin at services at Central Church on Sunday morning 12/31/1911 and will repeat the performance on 1/2/1912. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 8

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