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

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T. P. A. – (Travelers Protective Association) Local Post J – had a banquet at the Newberry Hotel. E. M. Evans was president of the local Chapter. The Observer 2/20/1912, page 8

Taber, C. R. Dr. of Dillon SC was elected a member of the State Executive Committee, 6th Congressional District of the SC Chapter of the Progressive Party backing Teddy Roosevelt for next president, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 5

TABOR LUTHERAN CHURCH report, The Observer 7/18/1911, page 1

Taft, Helen Miss daughter of the President received a farewell gift of a golden handbag studded with amethysts. The Observer 2/21/1913, page 6; her $5,000 Italian poodle wandered from the White House to the home of her aunt Mrs. Thomas Laughlin. The dog was a gift of King Victor Emanual of Italy to former Secretary of the Navy Meyer, who presented the animal to Miss Taft. The Observer 3/11/1913, page 2

TAFT, PRESIDENT – returned from the Isthmus of Panama, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 4; he received a gold medal at a luncheon from B’Nai B’Rith for contributing the most for Jewish Welfare in 1912, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 2; President Taft praised newspapers stating they are essential to civilization, The Observer 1/28/1913, page 6; he signed a Bill for the erection of a $2 million Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 1; an article on how he left Washington after the inauguration, The Observer 3/7/1913, page 5, 7; William H. Taft ex president of the United States was welcomed at Yale by the students. He will be a law professor, The Observer 4/4/1913, page 1

TAFT, PRESIDENT and his wife celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on 6/19/1911. The Observer 6/16/1911, page 5; how the president will spend his time when he is replaced next year, The Observer 6/23/1911, page 6; he gave a talk on farming. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 2; His thoughts on divorce and how it was not difficult to obtain. The Observer 9/29/1911, page 1; Marryville California will have a marriage fest when President Taft visited – licenses and clergymen will not cost anything on 10/13/1911. The Observer 10/13/1911, page 6; President Taft condemned for riding with Joseph Smith, president of the Mormon Church and his three wives. The Observer 10/24/1911, page 2; he traveled 15,000 miles and returned to Washington. The Observer 11/3/1911, page 1; he announced his candidacy for re-election. The Observer 1/5/1912, page 1; he pardoned the 15 year sentence for Charles W. Morse, NY Banker and ice king who was sentenced to 15 years in a federal prison for violation of national banking laws. Reason for pardon was that Morse was in a dying condition. The Observer 1/23/1912, page 5; Taft claimed the GOP will die should Roosevelt not win, The Observer 5/21/1912, page 5; nominated for re-election at the Republican convention in Chicago, The Observer 6/25/1912, page 1; he gets more than 50% of delegates, The Observer 6/28/1912, page 2; Photograph, The Observer 7/2/1912, page 5; Mrs. Taft attended the Democratic Convention in Baltimore, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 3; he spent over $600,000 in campaign funds last election, The Observer 10/8/1912, page 2; he was shot by a small boy with a pea-shooter at Corry PA, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 1; he reprimanded Legislatures in Washington for not passing legislation which would destroy the spoils system. He defended his move to created 4th class postmasters under the Civil Service system; recommended a revision of land laws; recommended that the government build a Panama-Pacific building in San Francisco for the Exposition, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 1; he will be a Law Professor in Yale University starting next spring, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 6

Talbert, Frederick Mrs. and her niece Mrs. J. J. Lane took a pleasure trip to New England, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 8

Talbert, J. M. was manager of the farm of E. M. Evans, about 3 miles from town of Newberry. The Observer 4/19/1912, page 8

Talbert, Julia E. D. Mrs. of ‘96’ was rejected in an application for Post Mistress, The Observer 4/26/1912, page 5

Talbert, W. Jasper was a candidate for a seat on the US Senate, The Observer 7/2/1912, page 6; his campaign expenditures were released: $250 entrance fee; $245 advertising; $237 railroad and hotel expenses, The Observer 8/23/1912, page 5; he lost the Primary election 65,699 – 31,593, The Observer 8/30/1912, page 1

Talbot, F. donated $1 to the Chinese famine Fund. The Observer 4/16/1912, page 8

Talbot, Frederic Mrs. of New Haven Conn. on her way to California visited her brother Wallace B. Todd of Newberry. The Observer 10/6/1911, page 8; she donated $1 for the hiring of labor for the Newberry restroom. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 5

Talbot, Frederick Mrs. of Providence R. I. enroute home from FL visited Mrs. J. J. Lane of Newberry, The Observer 3/7/1913, page 8; she and her brother W. B. Todd took a trip to FL, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 8

Talford, Sol colored of Rock Hill killed his wife 9/10/1911. He fled. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 4

Tallent, Melvin suffered a broken left leg and other injuries in a car accident near Columbia on August 31, 1913 and will probably die. He is 20 years old and not married. The Observer 9/2/1913, page 5

Tanner, Robert P. a switchman for the Charleston Terminal Co. was run over by a switch engine and killed 3/1/1911. The Observer 3/3/1911, page 5

Tarrant, Annie Laurie Miss took her father Thomas F. Tarrant to a Charlotte Hospital. He had been staying with his nephew R. L. Tarrant in Newberry for the past three months. Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; Annie Laurie Tarrant of Charlotte NC was the daughter of Alice Agnew and Thomas F. Tarrant. She was the cousin of Robert L. Tarrant and the niece of William T. Tarrant deceased. She was the sister of Miss Julia Tarrant and Frank Tarrant and the step-daughter to Mrs. Stevens Tarrant, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8; she will marry Thomas Daniel Payne on 12/31/1912 at Batesburg SC. The bride, a Native of Newberry, was the niece of Mrs. William Turpin Tarrant and daughter of the late Thomas F. Tarrant. She moved to Charlotte NC a few years ago. The Observer 12/24/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Bettie Mrs. 48 years old widow of Thomas F. Tarrant died in Union County SC at the Tarrant home near Stevens Mill on 3/24/1913. She was survived by sisters Mrs. M. E. Crotwell of Newberry, Mrs. W. H. Phifer of Monroe SC, and a brother J. A. Stevens of Matthews SC. Burial was in Monroe SC. The Observer 3/28/1913, page 8

Tarrant, Carolyn was a 1st grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Tarrant, Claude a student at Speers Street School, took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Tarrant, Frank of out west was the son of Alice Agnew and Thomas F. Tarrant. He was the cousin of Robert L. Tarrant and the nephew of William T. Tarrant deceased. He was the brother of Miss Julia Tarrant and Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant and the step-son to Mrs. Stevens Tarrant, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Julia Elizabeth Miss will marry Frederick Lacton Cartledge of Batesburg at the home of the bride in Batesburg on November 12, 1913. She and her sister will have a double wedding. She is the daughter of Mrs. Annie Bates Tarrant and the late William T. Tarrant of Newberry. After the death of her father the family moved to Batesburg. She was a student of Clemson College. The Observer 11/7/1913, page 1

Tarrant, Julia Miss of Charlotte NC was the daughter of Alice Agnew and Thomas F. Tarrant. She was the cousin of Robert L. Tarrant and the niece of William T. Tarrant deceased. She was the sister of Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant and Frank Tarrant and the step-daughter to Mrs. Stevens Tarrant, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Legare 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; he was a 3rd 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; he and his sisters Mildred and May visited their aunt Mrs. M. D. Huiett of Union SC, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 8; he was a 4th grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Tarrant, Legare of the 2nd grade, Boundary Street School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; Legare Tarrant in 2nd 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; he was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5; Legare Tarrant of the 3rd grade Boundary Street School was on the honor roll for the month ending 10/14/1912, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 8; he 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

Tarrant, Lizzie Miss and her sister Mabel of Batesburg visited their brother Robert L. Tarrant o Newberry, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Mabel and her sister Lizzie of Batesburg visited their brother Robert L. Tarrant o Newberry, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Mabel Bates Miss will marry Dr. Robert Lathan Spencer of Bennettsville at the home of the bride in Batesburg on November 12, 1913, She and her sister will have a double wedding. She is the daughter of Mrs. Annie Bates Tarrant and the late William T. Tarrant of Newberry. After the death of her father the family moved to Batesburg. She is a graduate of Newberry College. The Observer 11/7/1913, page 1

Tarrant, Mae and Mildred received a letter from her and Ms. Carrie Kilgore who was a missionary in Brazil. The letter was reprinted in the Newberry newspaper, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 6

Tarrant, Mary of the 4th grade, Boundary Street School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; May Tarrant in 4th grade at Boundary Street School 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 5; Mary Tarrant of the 5th grade Boundary Street 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, 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

Tarrant, May 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 a 5th grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was a 5th grade student at Boundary Street School and 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 and her sister Mildred and brother Legare visited their aunt Mrs. M. D. Huiett of Union SC, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 8; she was elected recording Secretary of the junior division of the Missionary Society, The Observer 12/16/1913, 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

Tarrant, May Miss attended the social given by Miss Anna Jones in honor of Miss Ailen Kearse of Olar SC. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8

Tarrant, Mildred a 4th 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; she and her sister May and brother Legare visited their aunt Mrs. M. D. Huiett of Union SC, The Observer 7/4/1913, page 8; she was elected 2nd vice-President of the junior division of the missionary Society, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 1; she was a 5th grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Tarrant, Mildred Miss attended the social given by Miss Anna Jones in honor of Miss Ailen Kearse of Olar SC. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8

Tarrant, Mildred of the 3rd 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 5

Tarrant, R. L. and wife of Newberry was visited by Mrs. W. T. Tarrant of Batesburg SC, The Observer 2/11/1913, page 8

Tarrant, R. L. Mrs. of Newberry received a letter from her sister "Rosa" Kilgore who was a missionary on her way to Lavras in South America. Abstracts of the letter were printed in the paper, The Observer 11/15/1912, page 2

Tarrant, R. L. of Glenn Street was visited by Mrs. W. T. Tarrant and Miss Lizzie and Miss Kathleen of Batesburg SC. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 8; he was a member of the committee to find accommodations for out of town guests attending the Sunday School meeting at Central Church on 9/18 – 9/19. The Observer 9/12/1911, page 8; R. L. Tarrant was visited by his uncle Thomas F. Tarrant of Charlotte. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 8

Tarrant, Robert L. of Newberry had cared for his uncle Thomas F. Tarrant for the past three months. Annie Laurie Tarrant, daughter of William F. Tarrant took him to a hospital in Charlotte. Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; he was elected as an alternate delegate representing John M. Kinard Camp Sons of Conf. Veterans for the general reunion in Macon GA. The Observer 4/1/1912, page 8; R. L. Tarrant of Newberry attended the wedding of his near cousin in Greenwood, Miss Gladys Barksdale to Mr. Gilman of Massachusetts, The Observer 6/4/1912, page 8; he was visited by his sisters Miss Mabel and Miss Lizzie Tarrant of Batesburg, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8; he lived on Glenn Street; was visited by his sisters Mrs. Louise Scott and Mrs. M. D. Huiett with her son Linder Huiett, The Observer 7/9/1912, page 8; Robert L. Tarrant of Newberry was the nephew of Alice Agnew and Thomas F. Tarrant. He was the cousin of Frank Tarrant, Miss Julia Tarrant and Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant. The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Rosa Mrs. received a letter from her sister Miss Carrie Kilgore who was a missionary in Brazil. The letter was printed in the newspaper, The Observer 4/22/1913, page 6

Tarrant, Stevens Mrs. of Charlotte NC was the second wife of Thomas F. Tarrant who died 7/18/1912. The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tarrant, Thomas F. a member of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336 UCV died since May 10, 1912, The Observer 4/8/1913, page 4 & Observer 5/13/1913, page 8

Tarrant, Thomas F. of Charlotte visited his nephew R. L. Tarrant of Newberry. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 8

Tarrant, Thomas F. was taken to a Charlotte Hospital by his daughter Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant He had been staying with his nephew R. L. Tarrant in Newberry for the past three months. Observer 3/19/1912, page 8; he died in the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte NC on 7/18/1912 with burial in Rosemont Cemetery. He was born in the northern part of Newberry in 1842 and was the brother of deceased William T. Tarrant and uncle of Robert L. Tarrant. He was survived by two daughters, Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant and Miss Julia Tarrant both living in Charlotte and one son Frank Tarrant who was living out west. He was a confederate veteran and had been married twice. His first wife, the mother of his children was Miss Alice Agnew of Newberry. His second wife who survives him was the Mrs. Stevens of Monroe NC, The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tarrant, W. T. about the location of his home in 1876. The Observer 1/12/1912, page 1

Tarrant, W. T. Mrs. of Batesburg SC visited R. L. Tarrant and wife of Newberry, The Observer 2/11/1913, page 8

Tarrant, Walter Mrs. of Piedmont was the daughter of J. W. Chandler who died 3/3/1911 at Piedmont at age 72 years. She was the sister of W. M. Chandler and J. C. Chandler of Greenville, Mrs. John Henson and Miss Maggie Chandler of Piedmont and D. B. Chandler of Newberry. The Observer 3/7/1911, page 8

Tarrant, William T. deceased was the brother in law of Alice Agnew Tarrant and brother of Thomas F. Tarrant. He was the uncle of Miss Julia Tarrant, Miss Annie Laurie Tarrant and Frank Tarrant. The Observer 7/23/1912, page 8

Tate, Mary colored and her 18-month-old child were run over and seriously hurt by the rail road train near Tirza in York Co. SC on March 30. They both lost a leg at the knee, The Observer 4/4/1913, page 1

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

TAXES - South Carolina Income Tax – to be paid by those with an income of over $2500/year. A list of 16 Newberry residents who qualified for the payment of taxes, The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8; a list of all taxes to be paid in 1911, The Observer 1/6/1911, page 2

TAYLOR LANE Hospital for the colored in Columbia SC burned down 5/5/1911. The Observer 5/9/1911, page 4

Taylor, Algie Miss of Prosperity married J. O. Hipp of Walhalla at the Lutheran Parsonage in Walhalla on 9/13/1911 officiated by Rev. J. B. Umberger. The Observer 9/22/1911, page 4

Taylor, Alma Miss – (Must be AMMIE TAYLOR) about her bridal shower given by the Sewing Club, The Observer 7/16/1912, page 5

Taylor, Ammie Miss lived in the small brown cottage on Vincent Street that in 1876 was occupied by her grandfather Mr. Taylor. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 1; she donated $1 towards the Chinese Famine Fund. The Observer 2/6/1912, page 8 & The Observer 2/13/1912, page 8; She had a bridal shower given in her honor; about the shower; she will marry Herbert Wilson Ehrhardt of Ehrhardt SC on 7/17/1912 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. Alma Taylor, The Observer 7/12/1912, page 8; all about the wedding, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 8

Taylor, Amos working on H. H. Rikard’s farm had sunstroke and almost died. Dr. Dunn and Mr. Rikard worked on him all night and he rallied by next morning, The Observer 6/21/1912, page 8

Taylor, Asa F. married Miss Kate Bedenbaugh both of Prosperity at the Parsonage of St. Paul’s on December 9, 1913 officiated by Reverend Y. von A. Riser, The Observer 12/12/1913, page 1

Taylor, Bennie will be connected to a new phone line from Prosperity to Mt. Pilgrim section, The Observer 2/7/1911, page 8

Taylor, Berley of Prosperity took the Anti-Cigarette Pledge (Life pledge), The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8

Taylor, Bertha 14 year old daughter of Noah Taylor of Deadfall was approached by a buggy on the way to school and gave her books to classmates and climbed in the buggy, not to be seen again. The Observer 3/17/1911, page 4

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

Taylor, Charles E. was elected mayor of Lexington, The Observer 10/21/1913, page 1

Taylor, Charles H. was shot and killed by George F. Tindall, thinking he was kissing his wife. He was mistaken and at the trial he was acquitted, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 5

Taylor, Chesley Mrs. visited the corn show in Columbia SC, The Observer 2/7/1913, page 8

Taylor, Chester Reverend Pastor of Honey Hill, Berkeley County for the fourth year, was vacationing in Newberry, The Observer 8/12/1913, page 8

Taylor, Clarence was awarded $1 at a ‘race on all fours’ at the barbecue at Whitmire on July 4, The Observer 7/11/1913, page 3

Taylor, D. J. was elected MW of Prosperity Knights of Pythias for the year 1912. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Taylor, D. M. of Greenville wounded and killed Sam Purdy at Greenville SC. The Observer 1/9/1912, page 4

Taylor, Dorothy was promoted from 7th grade Speers Street School to 8th grade Newberry High School, The Observer 6/7/1912, page 8

Taylor, Dot Miss was elected 3rd vice-President of the Young People's Missionary Society of Central Methodist Church for 1914, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 1

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

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

Taylor, E. P. Rev. and family moved into the Methodist Parsonage at Prosperity SC, The Observer 12/16/1913, page 1

Taylor, Earle of Prosperity took the Anti-Cigarette Pledge (Life pledge), The Observer 11/8/1912, page 8

Taylor, Edna 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 a 5th grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Boundary Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8

Taylor, Edna of 4th grade Boundary Street School was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5; Edna Taylor 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

Taylor, Elmina Miss daughter of Calhoun Taylor of Saluda Co. married Arthur Padgett of Hillsboro TX on July 15 officiated by Dr. E. Pendleton Jones. They will go to Texas in two weeks, The Observer 7/18/1913, page 8

Taylor, Ernest colored was killed near Goldville in Laurens County SC on August 10, 1913 by Charley Darby his father-in-law with a shotgun. The Observer 8/15/1913, page 5

Taylor, Etha was a 2nd grade honor student for the month ending 3/31/1913, at Speers Street School, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 8; she was a 3rd grade honor student at Speers Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Taylor, Ethel of the 2nd grade Speers Street 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 month ending 12/13/1912, The Observer 12/24/1912, page 4

Taylor, Eula Miss of Prosperity who worked for A. M. Lester went to Columbia SC for a business course, The Observer 2/4/1913, page 5; she was attending a business College in Columbia SC, The Observer 3/4/1913, page 4; she came home to Prosperity for Easter, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 1

Taylor, Eula Miss visited her uncle Dr. W. F. Bedenbaugh of Winston Salem NC. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 1; she attended a bridal shower in honor of Miss Julia Schumpert, The Observer 6/18/1912, page 8

Taylor, Frances colored of Sumter County SC shot at a white man but wounded Joe Durant colored. The Observer 2/4/1913, page 1

Taylor, Frank E. of Charleston died 5/18/1913 at age 70 years, Observer 5/20/1913, page 1

Taylor, Garland a 2nd 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 2nd 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; he was a 3rd grade honor student at Boundary Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Taylor, Garland of the 1st grade, Boundary Street 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; Garland Taylor of the 2nd 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

Taylor, Garvice of 1st grade West End School was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Taylor, Garvis gave a recitation "Why Papa doesn’t go" at West End School closing on 5/30/1913, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1

Taylor, George Mrs. of Prosperity RFD 1 was visited by her daughter Mrs. John Hipp of Columbia, The Observer 8/2/1912, page 5

Taylor, George was a member of the ‘Boys Dime Club’ of Colony Church, details, The Observer 11/5/1912, page 4

Taylor, H. A. Mrs. of Spartanburg was a member of a Suffrage Club known as the ‘NEW ERA CLUB’ of Spartanburg, The Observer 9/13/1912, page 1

Taylor, Hattie – COURT – murder – no bill for murder, The Observer 6/13/1911, page 1

Taylor, Henry V. closed his furniture store in Whitmire and was doing business in Clinton. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 1

Taylor, Henry W. lost a suit for $1500 against the Southern RR claiming the train did not stop long enough for him to board and he was thrown to the ground and wounded by the train’s sudden jerk, The Observer 11/21/1913, page 2

Taylor, Hettie Mae of No. 9 Township, Prosperity married M. A. Bowers on 12/29/1912 officiated by Rev. O. G. Davis; she married Murphy Bowers on 12/29/1912 officiated by Rev. O. G. Davis, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 5

Taylor, Hugh was arrested October 27 on the charge of accessory to arson of J. E. Walters & Co in Lancaster Mill Village, The Observer 10/31/1913, page 1

Taylor, Ira was elected Guard of the Wigwam of the Burgel Tribe, Improved Order of Red Men, The Observer 7/15/1913, page 1

Taylor, J. B. 8 years old student at West End School was knocked down and run over by a train on 11/21/1911 while he was on an errand for his mother, a widow. Details of the accident. Coroner’s Inquest printed. The conductor was fined and the engineer was cited for not having a flagman at the street crossing as required by law. The Observer 11/24/1911, page 8

Taylor, J. C. Rev. of Newberry was appointed to serve Honey Hill Circuit in the Kingstree District for the year 1913, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 4

Taylor, J. D. police officer of Chester SC shot Wade Alexander while attempting to arrest him on 2/17/1912. Alexander died 2/19/1912. The Observer 2/23/1912, page 8

Taylor, J. M. Mrs. of Prosperity died at her home 2/27/1912 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. She was survived by her husband and six children: William Taylor, Bob Taylor, Dudley Taylor, Mrs. Pierce Bowers, Mrs. Nathan Vaughan, and Mrs. George Dominick. The Observer 3/1/1912, page 1

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

Taylor, J. Wiley was paid $10 for commission on collected taxes by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

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

Taylor, Jack lived in the small brown cottage on Vincent Street that in 1876 was occupied by his grandfather Mr. Taylor. The Observer 1/26/1912, page 1; he went on a fishing trip to Wateree with 5 other fishermen and a colored cook, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 8

Taylor, Jacob of Lexington, his son Jacob Taylor was fatally wounded when his shot gun exploded on 12/24/1912 as it hit the floor. He was survived by 5 brothers and 5 sisters, The Observer 12/31/1912, page 3

Taylor, Jacob will be connected to a new phone line from Prosperity to Mt. Pilgrim section, The Observer 2/7/1911, page 8

Taylor, James was a 1st grade honor student at West End 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 West End 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; he gave a recitation "Why are boys so queer?" at West End School closing on 5/30/1913, The Observer 6/3/1913, page 1

Taylor, John and Will – farmers near Cameron in Calhoun County SC lost 10 mules, 4 cows, 2,000 bushels of corn and other property to a mysterious fire. Insurance only covered $1,000. The Observer 2/4/1913, page 1

Taylor, John M. Mrs. died in Newberry 8/30/1911 with burial at Rosemont Cemetery. The Observer 9/1/1911, page 8

Taylor, John seriously wounded Andrew Bass at Marlboro County on 12/14/1912 with a shot gun. The Observer 12/17/1912, page 1

Taylor, John W. was chosen to serve as a petit juror for the week beginning 11/25/1912, The Observer 11/12/1912, page 8 (The page was mistakenly labeled 11/8)

Taylor, John Yeatman Rear Admiral 82 years old committed suicide 11/23/1911. He never got over the death of his son. The Observer 11/24/1911, page 2

Taylor, K. F. of Mount Croghan near Cheraw SC about 28 years old, unmarried, while racing with the Carolina & Northwestern train this morning, in an effort to beat it across a road crossing in his high powered automobile met instant death. The train tore the automobile to pieces. The injured man lived one minute. His body was taken to Newton for coroner's inquest. He and his brother J. O. Taylor ran a 50 horse farm and also a general merchandise store at Mount Croghan. The Observer 8/22/1913, page 4

Taylor, L. 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

Taylor, Lera Miss married A. B. Asbill on 1/26/1913 at the home of the bride officiated by Rev. E. C. Witt, The Observer 1/28/1913, page 4

Taylor, Lincoln colored was bitten on the arm by a mule 12/30/1913 near Statesburg and the mule had to be killed before the arm could be removed from the mouth. Rabies was suspected. The Observer 1/3/1913, page 4

Taylor, Lola 5th 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 6th grade honor student at Speers Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Taylor, Lola in 4th grade at Speers Street School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; she was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Taylor, Louise Miss was elected 3rd Vice-President of the Young Women’s Wesley Bible Class for the year 1913, The Observer 1/7/1913, page 8; she was a member of the Class of 1913, Newberry College, The Observer 5/20/1913, page 8; she was a delegate from the Women’s Missionary Society of the Central Methodist Church to the missionary Convention of the Cokesbury district which will be held at Whitmire from June 19-22. The Observer 6/17/1913, page 8

Taylor, Lula Miss 20 years old of Lexington daughter of Jerod Taylor was run over by a run away automobile, details, The Observer 4/12/1912, page 7

Taylor, Maggie of Greenville a white quack doctor was arrested for the murder of Lula Goldsmith colored, The Observer 5/31/1912, page 2

Taylor, Mamie Lee Miss visited her uncle Dr. W. F. Bedenbaugh of Winston Salem NC. The Observer 8/22/1911, page 1

Taylor, Marion was quarantined by the Board of Health because of smallpox, The Observer 11/14/1913, page 8

Taylor, Martha J. Mrs. of Laurens was the widow of Hiram Taylor. She was the youngest daughter of Charles Wilson and Martha Johnson Wilson. The Observer 1/31/1911, page 6

Taylor, Marvin of Newberry married Miss Nettie Boland of Prosperity 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

Taylor, Milton who was killed July 1912 by Furman Bagwell – his parents were suing for $20,000 in damages, The Observer 1/10/1913, page 4

Taylor, Murray colored struck William E. Chandler and killed him, The Observer 8/13/1912, page 4

Taylor, Myers of Calhoun County, in the penitentiary for escaping from an officer was pardoned by the governor. The Observer 12/15/1911, page 5; pardon was held up until the lawyers fee was paid. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 2

Taylor, Myrdie Miss daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Taylor married Russell Goodman on 4/9/1911 at 4:30 pm at the parents home on Shelley Street officiated by Rev. M. L. Banks of Central Methodist Church. The Observer 4/11/1911, page 8

Taylor, N. attended a bridal shower in honor of Miss Anne Maud Folk, The Observer 4/30/1912, page 4

Taylor, Noah murder case of 1899 was re-opened in an article written by his lawyer W. H. Hunt, The Observer 8/20/1912, page 5

Taylor, Olive Miss married E. L. Dominick at the home of the bride's parents near Bachman Chapel on August 24, 1913 officiated by Reverend Y. von A. Riser. The bride is the third daughter of R. N. Taylor. The groom is a businessman of Prosperity SC. The Observer 9/5/1913, page 1

Taylor, R. N. was selected for jury duty for the June 1911 term of court. The Observer 5/30/1911, page 5

Taylor, Rebecca Mrs. was the son of Jacob Asbury Bedenbaugh and Amanda Bedenbaugh. He was the brother of M. B. Bedenbaugh, D. M. Bedenbaugh, T. B. Bedenbaugh, Miss Mary A. Bedenbaugh, Mrs. J. B. Dominick of Saluda, Miles B. Bedenbaugh of Laurens and J. F. Bedenbaugh of Laurens. The Observer 1/2/1912, page 1; she was a new telephone subscriber on the Prosperity line, The Observer 5/17/1912, page 8

Taylor, Ruby a 2nd 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; for the month ending 2/21/1913, The Observer 2/28/1913, page 4; she was a 2nd 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

Taylor, Ruby in 1st grade at West End School 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 5; Ruby Taylor of the 2nd grade West End 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, 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

Taylor, S. Milton was shot at a WOW initiation and had surgery. He may die from peritonitis. The Observer 7/30/1912, page 8; S. Milton Taylor died. The Observer 8/2/1912, page 2

Taylor, S. P. of Honea Path SC brought suit in the United States Court for $20,000 against the Sovereign Camp Woodman Of The World for the death of his son Samuel M. Taylor who was shot and killed by a candidate who was being initiated into a Camp near Honea Path SC a year ago, The Observer 10/17/1913, page 1

Taylor, Simon of Saluda, sentenced to 7 years in the penitentiary 4 years ago for the murder of his father William, was paroled by the governor. He was the oldest of 9 children of a widowed mother (Josephine) and brother of the boy killed by a train on 11/19. His grandmother Mrs. Nancy Taylor joined the mother in a plea for his parole. Lengthy article. The Observer 11/28/1911, page 5

Taylor, Thaddeus Dr. of Lufkin TX visited relatives in Prosperity SC, The Observer 8/5/1913, page 8

Taylor, Thomas Milton will marry Miss Annie Leigh Maund daughter of William Thomas Maund on October 16, 1913 at the Methodist Church in Columbia Alabama, The Observer 10/10/1913, page 8; he returned from Columbia Alabama with his bride. They will board at the home of Mrs. T. G. Williams, The Observer 10/21/1913, page 8

Taylor, Vernon a student at Speers Street School, took the anti-tobacco pledge, The Observer 11/1/1912, page 4

Taylor, W. L. will be co-editor of the Laurensville Herald. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 1

Taylor, W. Y. was paid $14.08 for room & board by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6; he received $9.54 for work with road & bridges from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Taylor, Will of Aiken lost his horse which died after being gored by a boar, The Observer 2/17/1911, page 8

Taylor, William Granville will marry Miss Marion McCrary of Clinton on 11/27/1912 at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Clinton. The wedding invitations were from Dr. and Mrs. William S. Bean, The Observer 11/19/1912, page 6

Taylor, William N. was selected as a petit juror for Sessions Court in May, The Observer 4/25/1911, page 8

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

Taylor, Winnie in 2nd grade at Speers Street School was on the Honor Roll, The Observer 3/8/1912, page 3; she was on the honor roll, The Observer 5/10/1912, page 5

Taylor, Yancie of the 1st grade West End School was on the honor roll, The Observer 4/9/1912, page 8

Taylor, Zachary of near Greenwood SC had a cash crop of cabbage, The Observer 5/6/1913, page 3

TEACHERS – Summer school for teachers will be held at Winthrop College June 21 to July 19 – about the school, courses, costs and accommodations, The Observer 5/19/1911, page 6

Teague, Arthur colored 12 years old of Fountain Inn was shot and killed by Arthur Smith colored 9 years old. The Observer 8/4/1911, page 1

Teague, Bud colored was shot in the foot by Olin Fellers, the 20 year old son of J. A. Fellers. The Observer, 1/3/1911, page 8

Teague, C. E. was unable to guide or stop his car and plunged into the plate glass window of the Singer Sewing Machine Store in Charlotte NC, details etc. The Observer 11/11/1913, page 6

Teague, Chappell was a 1st grade honor student at Speers Street School for the term ending 12/5/1913, Observer 12/19/1913, page 1

Teague, D. S. was drawn as a petit juror for the week beginning 6/10/1912, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 8

Teague, John A. and Miss Gladys Boyd 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

Teague, McClure 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; he was substitute mail carrier on Rte. 1 for Mr. Peterson while he was sick, The Observer 9/23/1913, page 8

Teague, T. H. Mrs. received $6.35 for pauper from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Teague, T. H. was paid $6 for the commutation tax by County Supervisor for the month of September 1913, The Observer 10/3/1913, page 5; he was paid $6 com tax; $6 com tax by the County Supervisor for the month of October 1913, The Observer 11/28/1913, page 6; he received $45 for chain gang from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Teague, William Mrs. 47 years old committed suicide in Oconee County on 3/8/1912 with a shot gun. The Observer 3/12/1912, page 5

Teasley, Martha Mrs. 77 years old of Iva died in Anderson 7/17/1911. The Observer 7/18/1911, page 5

Teddards, J. H. vs Southern RR at Greenwood Court was awarded $501.70. He had asked for $2000. As an employee of the telephone company he purchased a ticket from Columbia to Greenville. This ticket read ‘to Newberry’ and he threw it away after discovering the mistake of the conductor and he was put off at Chappells. He showed the receipt he was given which is required by his employers and the receipt was produced in Court. The Observer 9/30/1913, page 6

TEMPERANCE – a column devoted to the Temperance movement with tid-bits from around the world, The Observer, 1/13/1911, page 3; Miss Rhena E. G. Mosher of NY was on a lecture tour and would speak on 1/25 & 1/26 at Central Church, High school, College and home of Mrs. J. W. White, The Observer 1/20/1911, page 8; tidbits on Temperance, The Observer 2/3/1911, page 6; ‘Snapshots on Prohibition’ contained short tidbits of the law in various areas, The Observer 2/7/1911, page 7; Frances E. Willard memorial Day observed; missionary report; The Observer 2/17/1911, page 7; a column devoted to habits and cigarettes, The Observer 3/3/1911, page 7; a column on the habits of drink and the consequences, The Observer 3/28/1911, page 7; about women who were alcoholics, The Observer 5/2/1911, page 6; a temperance column, The Observer 5/5/1911, page 3; a column on the fight against intemperance, The Observer 5/19/1911, page 7; Carrie nation died 6/9/1911. The Observer 6/13/1911, page 1; Captain R. P. Hobson of Spanish American War fame gave a talk on temperance; about the drinking habits of women, The Observer 6/13/1911, page 3; even if all the states had prohibition laws abstinence of drink still would not exist. The Observer 11/28/1911, page 2

TEMPERANCE – the amount of alcohol sold in the 7 counties that have dispensaries is equal to the amount formerly sold to the entire state, The Observer 1/3/1913, page 6; during December 1912, The 7 counties that had dispensaries sold $307,195 worth of liquor – list of counties given, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 2; ; for 1912, The liquor stores in Columbia sold $897,845.40 worth of liquor, The Observer 1/14/1913, page 6; the WEBB BILL -- this bill would allow each State to say what is wished as to the sale of liquor within its borders, The Observer 2/18/1919, page 6; lengthy article on the endorsement of the WEBB BILL by Reverend Charles A. Sheldon of KS, The Observer 2/21/1913, page 2; WCTU notes – founded in Newberry 5/12/1912 - names of officers given, The Observer 2/21/1913, page 5; WEBB BILL was causing problems with express companies who were trying to follow the law; the Webb Bill will be challenged in the Supreme Court, The Observer 3/11/1913, page 5 & 6; the beginning of legal actions against the Webb Bill, The Observer 3/18/1913, page 1; an article encouraging daily raids of blind tigers; lengthy article on the evils of alcohol The Observer 3/18/1913, page 5, 6; lengthy article on evils of drinking alcohol, The Observer 3/25/1913, page 7; a WCTU column devoted to the evils of alcoholic ingestion, The Observer 4/1/1913, page 2; this speech of a Senator W. R. Webb on the ‘WEBB BILL’; other temperance articles, The Observer 4/11/1913, page 2 & 3; WEBB Bill is having an effect; Courts have less cases, The Observer 5/2/1913, page 1; an article by the WCTU on "the cost of a boy", The Observer 5/9/1913, page 3; The Observer 5/13/1913, page 7; there is allowed in SC the shipment of liquor into the state for medicinal purposes, Observer 5/16/1913, page 1; watch out for the whiskey forces etc. Observer 5/16/1913, page 5; about the effects of consumption of alcohol, Observer 5/20/1913, page 3; what Prohibition has done for KS, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 2; the eight counties in SC which allowed liquor stores sold $217,571.57 in Liquor in April 1913. A breakdown of the counties was given, The Observer 5/23/1913, page 8; the closing of the saloons, taverns, stills etc. appear to have a direct relationship with the decrease in TB; details etc. The Observer 6/10/1913, page 1; an article on "Three Reasons Why I Am Always A Prohibitionist", The Observer 6/20/1913, page 3; a leader in the drive to eliminate liquor claimed that within the next five years liquor will be driven from the country, The Observer 7/18/1913, page 6; Hon. D. A. C. Ouzts of the Greenwood Bar gave a talk on temperance at Abbeville SC, details etc. The Observer 8/19/1913, page 2; as a result of elections on the dispensary question seven counties have gone wet (Florence, Jasper, Bamberg, Barnwell, Dorchester, Calhoun and Orangeburg) and four remain dry (Abbeville, Lexington, Williamsburg, Sumter). The Observer 8/22/1913, page 1

TEMPERANCE – The reprint of a paper on temperance read at a former meeting, The Observer 5/28/1912, page 4; article on the effects of liquor on the human race, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 3; Newberry WCTU adopted a resolution thanking the men of the county for their help in stemming anti prohibition. Officers of the WCTU Group given, The Observer 6/11/1912, page 8; "White Ribbon Echoes" – articles on Temperance, The Observer 7/5/1912, page 6; The Women’s Christian Temperance Movement held a monthly meeting; officers and delegates were elected, The Observer 9/20/1912, page 8; "White Ribbon Echoes", The Observer 9/27/1912, page 3; the Silver Medal Contest in Prosperity program given, The Observer 12/13/1912, page 1

Templeton, J. A. was paid $7.50 for the use of the ferry by Newberry County for the Quarter ending 12/31/1911. The Observer 1/19/1912, page 4; he was paid $7.50, $15 for ferry by the County for the quarter ending 6/2/1912, The Observer 7/19/1912, page 6

Templeton, James 65 years old died at his home in Old Towne on 2/11/1912. He was the ferryman at Chappells before the bridge was built. His grown son died just a week prior to the father. The Observer 2/16/1912, page 8

TENNESSEE – an unusual wedding ceremony witnessed by sheriff Bluford, The Observer 4/18/1911, page 8

Terron, Fred owned FOUR POINTS where four states of Utah, AZ, CO and New Mexico meet. Details. The Observer 10/31/1911, page 6

Terry, George S. assistant treasurer of the US in NY died at his home in Aiken SC on 4/14/1911. The Observer 4/18/1911, page 1

Tew, Hattie a 2nd 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

Tew, Hattie of the 1st grade, West End School, was on the honor roll, The Observer 2/9/1912, page 4; 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 5; Hattie Tew of the 2nd grade West End School was on the honor roll for the month ending 10/14/1912, The Observer 10/18/1912, page 8

Tew, L. A. was appointed a federal commissioner of elections by Gov. Blease, The Observer 9/20/1912, page 2

Tew, L. A. was elected as Assistant-Secretary of the West End Baraca Class 1912. The Observer 12/19/1911, page 1

Tew, Luther received $6 for commutation tax from the Co. Supervisor for the month of November 1913, The Observer 12/9/1913, page 7

Tew, Myrtle 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

Tew, Myrtle of the 1st grade West End 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, The Observer 11/22/1912, page 5

TEXAS -- a letter received by John W. Reagin from his son who lives at Palo Pinto in Texas: no rain since June 30; no corn; one bale of cotton for 20 acres of land; wages are high; farmers are leaving in droves for Oklahoma; streams are so low that it's easy fishing, The Observer 8/22/1913, page 1

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