1938 Observer
Newspaper abstracts by Edith Greisser
Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Kadel, Hubert Harold of Rome Georgia will marry Ms. Maribel Holmes in late autumn. The bride is the only daughter of James Edgar Holmes of Moultrie Georgia. She was a 1937 graduate of Shorter College, Rome GA and the groom is the son of Paul Kadel Sr. of Atlanta Georgia and the late Dorothy Cole Kadel. His paternal grandparents came to America from Belgium and settled in Nashville Tennessee. He is the brother of Mrs. Ernest Arthur Brooks of Newberry and is a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Newberry Observer 9/20/1938, p6
Kahler, J. F. Mr. and Mrs. of Summerville SC entered two of their children, ages four and six years, at the Shriners Hospital in Greenville. The grandfather is George Vaughn of Prosperity, Newberry Observer 1/18/1938, p5

Kaplan, I. rented a building joining his present building on lower Main Street, moving the Sunrise Auto Supply store to this new and larger location in a few days. Newberry Observer 4/5/1938, p1; the Sunrise Auto Supply Store was now located at 938 Lower Main St. Newberry Observer 4/8/1938, p1

Kaplan, Rebecca Ms. daughter of I. Kaplan was the winner offered by the Journalism Club at Agnes Scott College in Decatur Georgia for the best work done during the past year. She will also serve as first vice president of the club next year and will be in charge of sending news to the hometown papers when students at the College receive honors. She is a member of the German club. She graduated from McCormick High School with high honors, Newberry Observer 6/14/1938, p1

Keeter, Ben of Weldon NC was the son of Mrs. Mary Helen Keeter who died June 14, 1938 and brother of Mrs. Janie Todd of Mayesville NC and Mrs. Jacqueline Bullard of Newberry. Newberry Observer 6/17/1938, p2

Keeter, Mary Helen Mrs. died June 14, 1938 after a lingering illness with burial in West End Cemetery. She was survived by children: Ben Keeter of Weldon NC, Mrs. Janie Todd of Mayesville NC and Mrs. Jacqueline Bullard of Newberry. Newberry Observer 6/17/1938, p2 and Newberry Observer 6/21/1938, p2

Keisler, Bettye of TROOP 1, Newberry Girl Scouts, attended Camp Cateechee at Pisgah National Forest, Newberry Observer 8/2/1938, p1

Keisler, E. B. Rev. his tract on the Lutheran Church fell into the hands of the Pastor of the Lutheran Church in Jerusalem who wishes to translated into Arabic, Newberry Observer 4/26/1938, p1; he is in the new edition of WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, Newberry Observer 9/30/1938, p1; Rev. E. B. Keisler was named President of the Newberry Conference to be held in Historic St. Paul’s Church in Pomaria on 10 26-27, details; the first edition of his publication DISTINCTIVE LUTHERAN TEACHING, has been completely sold out and it is doubtless that a second edition will be printed at an early date. Newberry Observer 11/1/1938, p1; he learned that his brother Henry W. Keisler of Lexington was extremely ill at Providence Hospital in Columbia. He had an appendectomy on November 14, 1938 and his condition was considered critical, Newberry Observer 11/18/1938, p1

Keith, James Mrs. hosted the Chappells New Year's party, details, Newberry Observer 1/25/1938, p3

Keitt, J. L. formally supervisor of farm placement and training programs for state employment service division of South Carolina Unemployment Compensation Commission was made acting director of the service, succeeding C. M. Wilson who resigned the commission. He is the son of the late Joseph L. Keitt, a 1914 graduate of Newberry College where he received a Bachelor of Arts and 1915 with a Master of Arts. His wife is the former Ms. Margaret Addison Kinard, daughter of John M. Kinard. Lengthy details, Newberry Observer 12/9/1938, p1

Keitt, J. L. Mrs. entertained at her home on Boundary Street, details, Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p8

Keitt, Mary Hardin was a 1938 graduate of Newberry High School, Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1

Kellett, W. W. PHOTO well-known farmer and businessman of Fountain Inn of Greenville County SC was Piedmont district winner of the 1937 statewide Five – Acre Cotton Contest and was awarded a cash prize of $200. Newberry Observer 5/10/1938, p3

Kelley, George was an escapee of the Lexington County jail on 4/17 and arrested and placed in Newberry County jail on 4/20/1938 after being found after housebreaking and larceny of the home of Rosa Robertson of Little Mountain, Newberry Observer 4/22/1938, p1; COURT, house breaking and larceny; six months, Newberry Observer 6/24/1938, p1

Kelley, Lawrence was an escapee of the Lexington County jail on 4/17 and arrested and placed in Newberry County jail on 4/20/1938 after being found after housebreaking and larceny of the home of Rosa Robertson of Little Mountain, Newberry Observer 4/22/1938, p1; COURT, house breaking and larceny; six months, Newberry Observer 6/24/1938, p1

Kelly, Grace was a 1st grade student at O’Neall School, Newberry Observer 1/11/1938, p7 and Newberry Observer 4/5/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 5/27/1938, p2B

Kelly, J. G. of Little Mountain celebrated his birthday with a dinner in his home. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Shealy were guests. Newberry Observer 12/9/1938, p4; about the birthday dinner, Newberry Observer 12/9/1938, p8

Kelly, Jim was awarded 2nd Class Badge at the COURT OF HONOR for the Mollohon Troop 6 at the regular meeting on February 14, 1938. Newberry Observer 2/18/1938, p8

Kelly, R. H. Mr. and Mrs. of Newberry were given a surprise birthday dinner – names of all present given in the paper, Newberry Observer 2/22/1938, p1

Kelly, Robert Mrs. had surgery at Newberry County Hospital for weeks ago and is improving. Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p3

Kelly, Viola Rae daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Kelly of Newberry celebrated her fourth birthday on August 11, 1938 with a party, details, Newberry Observer 8/16/1938, p6

KEMPSON’S FERRY BRIDGE will be rebuilt by equal funding of Newberry and Saluda Counties, Newberry Observer 8/5/1938, p1

Kenan, Thomas A. Cadet of Atlanta Georgia was appointed regimental commander with the rank of Cadet Col. at the Citadel for the coming School year, Newberry Observer 7/12/1938, 1

Kencade, Colie was arrested for operating a car under the influence of Whiskey on July 3,1938, Newberry Observer 7/5/1938, p1

Kennedy, Abner personal property levied on to be sold for payment of overdue taxes –household goods, Newberry Observer 6/21/1938, p5

Kennedy, John was a 1938 graduate of Newberry High School, Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1; he was employed by the W. E. Long Dry-Cleaning Company of Newberry, Newberry Observer 7/26/1938, p1

Kennedy, R. M. Mrs. of Newberry on Harper Street was visited by Mrs. William Thompson of Lowes Delaware who was a roommate when they were students at the Conservatory of Music in Baltimore. Newberry Observer 2/25/1938, p8

Kenner, Ola colored was charged with cutting Maria Glenn colored on October 23, 1938, Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p1

Kennerly, Catherine Ms. of Newberry was the daughter of Mrs. Hattie Gary Kennerly who died February 2, 1938 and the Niece of Will Gary, Ms. Kate Gary and Ms. Anne Gary all of Newberry. She was the sister of Ms. Martha Kennerly of Greenville and W. D. Kennerly of Greenville. Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1

Kennerly, Catherine Ms. of Wilmington Delaware was returning home after visiting her uncles B. B. Leitzsey and A. G. Lightsey. Newberry Observer 2/22/1938, p6

Kennerly, Hattie Gary Mrs. 75 years old died in her home on February 2, 1938 after a short illness of pneumonia. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Surviving were children W. D. Kennerly of Greenville, Ms. Martha Kennerly of Greenville and Ms. Catherine Kennerly of Newberry; a brother Will Gary; sisters Ms. Kate Gary and Ms. Anne Gary all of Newberry. Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1

Kennerly, J. F. Mrs. of Wilmington DE was the sister of Arthur G. Leitzsey who died December 8, 1938 and B. B. Leitzsey of Newberry. She was the aunt of Thomas Leitzsey, Harriet Leitzsey and Wilson Leitzsey of Newberry and William Leitzsey of Laurens. Newberry Observer 12/13/1938, p1

Kennerly, Martha Ms. of Greenville was the daughter of Mrs. Hattie Gary Kennerly who died February 2, 1938 and the Niece of Will Gary, Ms. Kate Gary and Ms. Anne Gary all of Newberry. She was the sister of W. D. Kennerly of Greenville of Greenville and Ms. Catherine Kennerly of Newberry. Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1

Kennerly, Thelma Ms. of Beaufort married Rev. James Lee Shealy of Newberry on December 23, 1938 at 4:30 PM at the Southern Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel officiated by Rev. P. D. Brown. The couple will live in South Carolina State Hospital where the groom is the chaplain. Lengthy details of the wedding, Newberry Observer 12/30/1938, p6

Kennerly, W. D. of Greenville was the son of Mrs. Hattie Gary Kennerly who died February 2, 1938 and the nephew of Will Gary, Ms. Kate Gary and Ms. Anne Gary all of Newberry. He was the brother of Ms. Martha Kennerly of Greenville and Ms. Catherine Kennerly of Newberry. Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1

Kessler, Elizabeth Ms. was chosen to represent the local High School in the District Expression Contest at Clinton on April 8. Newberry Observer 4/1/1938, p1

Kessler, Perry was re-elected 1939 superintendent of the Newberry Country Club Association. Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1

Kester, M. L. Rev – gave a summary of the ‘pounding’ he received from the Beth Eden congregation, Newberry Observer 3/29/1938, p1

Kester, Mary Ms. gave a party in honor of the Sub – Deb Club, details, Newberry Observer 3/18/1938, p6

Kibler, Alvin was elected 1938 – 39 secretary-treasurer of the Prosperity National Honorary Beta Club, Newberry Observer 5/20/1938, p6; he was a member of the Future Farmers of America and won second prize for his specimen of peanuts at the Newberry County Fair, Newberry Observer 11/8/1938, p4

Kibler, Anne Ms. had married James Andrew Cromer who died February 10, 1938. Their surviving child was Jacob Cromer. Newberry Observer 2/11/1938, p6

Kibler, C. L. Dr. of Columbia was the son of Capt. J. D. A. Kibler and Harriet Drafts Kibler and the brother of Mrs. Ellen Kibler Singley who died December 16, 1938, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Dr. E. H. Kibler of Newberry, Charles P. Kibler of Savannah and J. B. Kibler of Charlotte. He was the uncle of Mrs. Leroy Bradley of Newberry, Roy E. Singley of Prosperity, Ms. Maude Singley and J. A. Singley of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 12/20/1938, p1

Kibler, Charles P. of Savannah was the son of Capt. J. D. A. Kibler and Harriet Drafts Kibler and the brother of Mrs. Ellen Kibler Singley who died December 16, 1938, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Dr. E. H. Kibler of Newberry, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia and J. B. Kibler of Charlotte. He was the uncle of Mrs. Leroy Bradley of Newberry, Roy E. Singley of Prosperity, Ms. Maude Singley of Prosperity and J. A. Singley of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 12/20/1938, p1

Kibler, Delbert Efird son of Johnny Kibler was baptized at Redeemer Lutheran Church during the Wednesday evening Lenten service, Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p8

Kibler, E. H. Dr. of Newberry was the son of Capt. J. D. A. Kibler and Harriet Drafts Kibler and the brother of Mrs. Ellen Kibler Singley who died December 16, 1938, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Charles P. Kibler of Savannah and J. B. Kibler of Charlotte. He was the uncle of Mrs. Leroy Bradley of Newberry, Roy E. Singley of Prosperity, Ms. Maude Singley of Prosperity and J. A. Singley of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 12/20/1938, p1

Kibler, Edna Sanders Mrs. of Nance Street in Newberry was declared a winner in the Royal Crown Cola nationwide $50,000 contest. Harold Swittenberg, local NeHi bottler presented her with a $1,000 check. She won her prize for adding 25 words or less to the statement “I like Royal Crown Cola best because”. This is a weekly contest with 61 cash prizes each week and thousands of statements have been received from Newberry. Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p2

Kibler, Ellen Ms. 69 years old of Prosperity, widow of A. A. Singley died at Columbia Hospital on December 16, 1938 after a brief illness. She was born at Kibler's in 1869, daughter of Capt. J. D. A. Kibler and Harriet Drafts Kibler. Her husband died in 1934. Surviving were two sons: J. A. Singley and Roy E. Singley of Prosperity; daughters, Ms. Maude Singley of Prosperity and Mrs. Leroy Bradley of Newberry. Brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. A. L. Swygert of Columbia, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Dr. E. H. Kibler of Newberry, Charles P. Kibler of Savannah and J. B. Kibler of Charlotte. Burial was in the Cemetery of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Six nephews acted as pallbearers. Newberry Observer 12/20/1938, p1

Kibler, Gussie Ms. of Sumter was the daughter of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler and the sister of Ms. Lilla Kibler who died November 10, 1938, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. She had a deceased brother Dr. J. M. Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kibler, H. S. B. had his first load of watermelons in town for sale, details, Newberry Observer 8/9/1938, p6

Kibler, J. B. of Charlotte was the son of Capt. J. D. A. Kibler and Harriet Drafts Kibler and the brother of Mrs. Ellen Kibler Singley who died Dec. 16, 1938, Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia, Dr. E. H. Kibler of Newberry, Charles P. Kibler of Savannah and Dr. C. L. Kibler of Columbia. He was the uncle of Mrs. Leroy Bradley of Newberry, Roy E. Singley of Prosperity, Ms. Maude Singley of Prosperity and J. A. Singley of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 12/20/1938, p1

Kibler, J. C. Mr. and Mrs. announce the birth of a son named Delbert Efird Kibler born January 29, 1938. Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1

Kibler, J. M. Dr. deceased was the son of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler and the brother of Ms. Lilla Kibler who died November 10, 1938, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kibler, J. W. Mrs. of Newberry was the sister of D. Sheldon of Westminster SC, Mrs. George F. Hunter and Mrs. Margaret Fellers both of Newberry. Newberry Observer 1/7/1938, p8

Kibler, Juanita Helen of Newberry was one of the winners in Algebra in a preliminary contest held for South Carolina High Schools, Newberry Observer 4/19/1938, p1

Kibler, Julia Ms. hosted a meeting of her Bridge Club at her home, Newberry Observer 12/6/1938, p8

Kibler, Lawson was the son of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler and the brother of Ms. Lilla Kibler who died November 10, 1938, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. He had a deceased brother Dr. J. M. Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kibler, Leland was four years old. He wrote a letter to Santa Claus asking for a pop gun, a little fire truck, fruit and nuts. “Remember all little girls and boys.” Newberry Observer 12/23/1938, p8B

Kibler, Lilla Ms. died in Toomey Hospital in Sumter on November 10, 1938 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. She was born and raised in Newberry, the daughter of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler. She taught School until she became seriously ill. Her surviving sisters and brothers were: Ms. Gussie Kibler of Sumter, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. She was predeceased by a brother Dr. J. M. Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kibler, Lillian Ms. will study at Columbia University in New York. She is matriculating for her Doctorate with a major in American history. Newberry Observer 9/27/1938, p8

Kibler, Lola Mae Shealy Mrs. was admitted as a new member of the congregation of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Newberry Observer 12/6/1938, p8

Kibler, Mary Helen was a new member Prosperity National Honorary Beta Club, Newberry Observer 5/20/1938, p6; Kibler, Mary Ellen of the 9th grade Prosperity School was on  the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 5/31/1938, p2

Kibler, Mr. in the golf tournament with Greenwood scored a low of 79, Newberry Observer 7/8/1938, p1

Kibler, Ola Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Arie Anna Counts Lominick who died February 6, 1938 and the niece of Mrs. Arthur E. Lominick, Mrs. Sally Lominick and W. B. Counts all of Pomaria. She was the sister of Herbert W. Lominick, Charlie C. Lominick, Olin H. Lominick, Eugene Lominick, Mrs. Annie Felker, Horace F. Lominick and Mrs. Sarah Boland. Newberry Observer 2/8/1938, p8

Kibler, Robert of Washington DC was the son of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler and the brother of Ms. Lilla Kibler who died November 10, 1938, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. He had a deceased brother Dr. J. M. Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kibler, Ruth Ms. was recently named vice president of the POLUMATHIAN CLUB and honorary coed group at the University of South Carolina, membership based on high scholastic standing. Newberry Observer 3/29/1938, p1

Kilgore, Clifford was Newberry Recreational Leader, Newberry Observer 4/1/1938, p8

Kilgore, J. C. hosted an April Fool Party at his home for about 50 members of the younger set. Newberry Observer 4/5/1938, p8

Kilgore, J. J. Mrs. won second place for her practical apron in the fancy work department of the Newberry County Fair, Newberry Observer 11/8/1938, p4

Kilgore, James Clifford son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Kilgore of Newberry married Mildred Louise Pinson daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Pinson of Betune SC in Greenville on July 30, 1938. The bride is employed with in the state WPA office and the groom works for the railway as a mail clerk with headquarters in Atlanta GA. Newberry Observer 8/5/1938, p8

Kilgore, Lee was a 1938 graduate of Newberry High School, Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1

Kilgore, Ruby Ms. hosted a Valentine party for the boy’s and girl’s town basketball teams, details, Newberry Observer 2/18/1938, p6

Kilgore, Wilton who teaches in North Carolina is home for the summer. Newberry Observer 5/6/1938, p8

Kimball, Mary Sue of China Grove NC received a certificate in the combined business course of the business department of Newberry College during commencement, Newberry Observer 6/10/1938, p4

KINARD FAMILY REUNION - plans are made for a reunion on July 30 at the farm of G. W. Kinard, Newberry Observer 6/14/1938, p2; the annual reunion has been postponed and will take place on August 6, Newberry Observer 6/28/1938, p5; the reunion was held August 6, 1938 on the grounds of G. W. Kinard's old home place in the Jolly Street community, details, Newberry Observer 8/12/1938, p1

Kinard, Alva Mrs. of Clinton was the sister John Adam Summer who died February 22, 1938 and Charley Summer of Newberry, Mrs. Fanny Bundrick of Pomaria and Mrs. Janie Swittenberg of Pomaria. She was the aunt of Mrs. A. E. Summer of Chapin, D. M. Summer of Chapin, D. H. Summer of Chapin, C. O. Summer of Pomaria, Mrs. Ira Fulmer of Newberry and Mrs. Olin Amick of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 2/25/1938, p8

Kinard, Arrington of ‘96 was grandson of Jefferson McDuffie Kinard and Kristine Dominick Kinard and the son of Henry Lawson Kinard who died October 23, 1938. He was the uncle of Reyburn Lominack and Frank Lominack Jr. he was the brother of Mrs. Frank Lominack of Newberry, Ms. June Kinard, and Arrington Kinard all of ‘96 SC. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, Bertha Belle Ms. was admitted to Columbia Hospital where she had surgery. Newberry Observer 10/21/1938, p7A; she was discharged from Columbia Hospital. Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p2A

Kinard, Carl of the 5th grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p5; Carl Kinard of the 6th grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p2A and Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1B

Kinard, Cecil Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Lenora Bishop Chaney who died August 15, 1938 and sister of Mrs. Shelton Davis. Newberry Observer 8/19/1938, p1

Kinard, Christine wrote to Santa Claus stating she was trying to be a good girl and study hard. She was 10 years old and in the third grade. She asked for an electric stove, a doll, candy, fruits and nuts. “I can hardly wait until Christmas night.” Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p2B

Kinard, Clarence Mrs. daughter of Fred Wicker received a surprise birthday dinner; names of those who were present given, Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p2A

Kinard, D. L. Mrs. of Prosperity was the daughter of Wallace Pool Koon who died October 23, 1938 and the niece of Mrs. Sarah E. Glymph of Pomaria. She was the sister of G. H. Koon of Pomaria, W. G. Koon of Washington DC, J. D. Koon of Pomaria and Mrs. M. N. Werts of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, Ed caught a 5 lbs. 13 oz. bass last week but was not eligible for the contest of Frank Lominack’s Hardware Store because he had not registered. Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1

Kinard, Edna Grace Ms. of Prosperity was the daughter of William Baxter Kinard who died June 9, 1938 and the niece of Mrs. Grace Hayes of Newberry. She was the sister of Mrs. Oscar Stone of Newberry. Newberry Observer 6/14/1938, p6

Kinard, Enos was the son of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and the nephew of G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the brother of Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6

Kinard, Ernest of Newberry BSA Troop 5 received a merit badge in pathfinding and public health at the Court of Honor, Newberry Observer 1/28/1938, p8; he was a 1938 graduate of Newberry High School, Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1

Kinard, Florence Mae of the 7th grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p5; Florence Mae Kinard of the 8th grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1B

Kinard, Frank of Newberry BSA Troop 2 received merit badges for reading, farm home and planning at the Court of Honor, Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p1

Kinard, G. O. Mrs. won the red ribbon for collection of Azeratum at the Flower Show held at the Fairgrounds, Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p3

Kinard, G. W. was the brother of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the uncle of Enos Kinard, Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6; G. W. Kinard of Jolly Street community of Newberry County with sponsoring a community fair, details, Newberry Observer 9/13/1938, p1; he placed a note of thanks for everyone who helped make the Kinard Fair a successful enterprise. Newberry Observer 11/25/1938, p1

Kinard, George I. celebrated his birthday with a dinner with all his children, details, Newberry Observer 11/11/1938, p3

Kinard, George Mrs. of the New Hope Zion community was discharged from the Hospital, Newberry Observer 6/10/1938, p7

Kinard, Hampton Mrs. deceased was buried in Atlanta Georgia. Her funeral was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kinard of Prosperity. Newberry Observer 4/26/1938, p2

Kinard, Hazel of the 1st grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p5; Hazel Kinard of the 2nd grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1B

Kinard, Helen Ms. was the daughter of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and the niece of G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. She was the sister of Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Enos Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6; Ms. Helen Ruth Ida Kinard married Hilliard Carrol Werts at the home of the officiating Minister Rev. J. B. Harman on March 12, 1938. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs. Euna Idessa Richardson Kinard and the late H. P. Kinard of the St. Phillips community and the groom is the son of Elmer Werts of near Newberry. Newberry Observer 3/15/1938, p8

Kinard, Henry Lawson 76 years old died at his home in the fourth section of the County on October 23, 1938 following a stroke of paralysis suffered three days prior. He was the son of Jefferson McDuffie Kinard and Kristine Dominick Kinard, born in Newberry County February 2, 1862 and moved to Greenwood in 1866. He was educated at York Military Academy. He married Clara Arrington on February 6, 1894. Surviving children were Mrs. Frank Lominack of Newberry, Ms. June Kinard, Jeff McDuffie Kinard and Arrington Kinard all of ‘96 SC. Burial was in Kinard's Church Cemetery near ‘96. Grandchildren surviving were Reyburn Lominack, Frank Lominack Jr. and Virginia Kinard. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, Henry Perry “Mooch” 67 years old died February 14, 1938 at his home in the Saint Philip community. Burial was in the Cemetery of Saint Philip's Lutheran Church. Surviving was his wife Erin Richardson Kinard; brothers G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard; sisters Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. His surviving children were: Enos Kinard, Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. The names of the pallbearers were given in the paper. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6; IN MEMORIAM, Newberry Observer 2/14/1939, p2

Kinard, Ida Mae of the New Hope Zion community had an appendectomy at Columbia Hospital. Newberry Observer 11/4/1938, p7

Kinard, Ila was the son of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and the nephew of G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the brother of Leland Kinard, Enos Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6

Kinard, J. A. was a member of the board of voter registration, Newberry Observer 2/1/1938, p1

Kinard, J. C. Mrs. was elected 1938-1939 HISTORIAN of the Jasper Chapter DAR, Newberry Observer 5/17/1938, p1

Kinard, J. M. Mrs. was elected 1938-1939 GENEALOGIST of the Jasper Chapter DAR, Newberry Observer 5/17/1938, p1

Kinard, Jack was taking up summer School work at the University of Georgia. Newberry Observer 6/17/1938, p4

Kinard, James C. Dr. and wife celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary with a dinner in the private dining room of the Newberry Hotel, details, Newberry Observer 6/21/1938, p3

Kinard, James C. Dr. was 1938 superintendent of the Redeemer Lutheran Church Sunday School, Newberry Observer 1/7/1938, p8; he was given a trip to Nova Scotia as his High School graduation gift from his parents. Newberry Observer 6/24/1938, p3

Kinard, James C. Mrs. represented Newberry at the DAR regional meeting in Greenville on January 26, 1938, Newberry Observer 1/28/1938, p8

Kinard, James E. shared a five dollar prize for high yearly average in American history at commencement, Newberry Observer 6/3/1938, p1

Kinard, James E. was a 1938 graduate of Newberry High School, Newberry Observer 5/24/1938, p1

Kinard, James of Newberry BSA Troop 2 received a merit badge for farm home and planning at the Court of Honor, Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p1

Kinard, Jeff McDuffie of ‘96 was grandson of Jefferson McDuffie Kinard and Kristine Dominick Kinard and the son of Henry Lawson Kinard who died October 23, 1938. He was the uncle of Reyburn Lominack and Frank Lominack Jr. He was the brother of Mrs. Frank Lominack of Newberry, Ms. June Kinard, and Arrington Kinard all of ‘96 SC. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, John David was recently made a honorary life member of the Church Council of Mayor Memorial Lutheran Church, lengthy details, Newberry Observer 1/25/1938, p6

Kinard, John M. Mrs. entertained the Emery Circle, details, Newberry Observer 11/8/1938, p8

Kinard, June of ‘96 was granddaughter of Jefferson McDuffie Kinard and Kristine Dominick Kinard and the daughter of Henry Lawson Kinard who died October 23, 1938. She was the mother of Reyburn Lominack and Frank Lominack Jr. and the aunt of Virginia Kinard. She was the sister of Ms. June Kinard, Jeff McDuffie Kinard and Arrington Kinard all of ‘96 SC. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, Leland was the son of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and the nephew of G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the brother of Enos Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6

Kinard, Minnie of the 1st grade Prosperity School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 1/28/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 3/15/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 5/31/1938, p2

Kinard, Nathan of Newberry BSA Troop 5 advanced to the Second Class Scout at the Court of Honor, Newberry Observer 1/28/1938, p8; he received a red bar honor for 25 hours of public service at the Father/Son banquet, Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p1

Kinard, Oslone was the son of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and the nephew of G. W. Kinard and R. D. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the brother of Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Enos Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6

Kinard, P. H. of the Jolly Street community died 2/14/1938, Newberry Observer 2/18/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 2/22/1938, p2

Kinard, R. D. was the brother of Henry Perry Kinard who died February 14, 1938 and G. W. Kinard, Mrs. J. T. Franklin, Mrs. Ida Cromer and Mrs. Rufus Crompton. He was the uncle of Enos Kinard, Leland Kinard, Ila Kinard, Oslone Kinard, Mrs. O’Neall Bundrick, Mrs. George Hatender, Mrs. Robert Langford and Ms. Helen Kinard. Newberry Observer 2/15/1938, p6

Kinard, Rook Ms. co-hosted a party and a daughter of Mrs. W. H. Ashbaugh, Newberry Observer 5/27/1938, p8

Kinard, Ruth Ms. of the New Hope-Zion community had an appendectomy at the Columbia Hospital. Newberry Observer 5/6/1938, p6

Kinard, Sarah Mae of 4H Club won a trip to Chicago offered by Servel Electrolux Co. from November 26 to December 4. Newberry Observer 11/25/1938, p4; she wrote a lengthy article on her trip, Newberry Observer 12/13/1938, p7

Kinard, Sarah Mae was awarded a scholarship from Newberry County for the short session at CAMP LONG, Newberry Observer 9/9/1938, p1

Kinard, Thurrel of the 2nd grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p2A; Kinard, Turrel of the 2nd grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1B

Kinard, Virgil Mrs. was honored with a miscellaneous kitchen shower given by her mother Mrs. John W. Wicker. Newberry Observer 4/19/1938, p8

Kinard, Virgil of the CCC camp at Newberry visited his parents Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Kinard of the Jolly Street community, Newberry Observer 1/7/1938, p7; he spent Thanksgiving with his parents Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Kinard. Newberry Observer 12/2/1938, p6

Kinard, Virginia was great granddaughter of Jefferson McDuffie Kinard and Kristine Dominick Kinard and the granddaughter of Henry Lawson Kinard who died October 23, 1938. She was the niece of Mrs. Frank Lominack of Newberry and Ms. June Kinard both of ‘96 SC. Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p8

Kinard, W. W. of RFD No. 3 Prosperity advertised “lost 22 caliber Winchester 16 shot rifle. Lost on December 21 between home of Wilbur W. Kinard of Prosperity and Prosperity. Liberal reward; telephone 2762,” Newberry Observer 1/4/1938, p4

Kinard, William Baxter 83 years old died June 9, 1938 with burial in the Cemetery of Saint Philip's Lutheran Church. Surviving was his widow Mrs. Bea McFadden Kinard; children Mrs. Oscar Stone of Newberry and Ms. Edna Grace Kinard of Prosperity; a sister Mrs. Grace Hayes of Newberry. Newberry Observer 6/14/1938, p6

Kinard, William Mrs. of Sumter was the daughter of the late Drayton W. T. Kibler and his wife Julia Barre Kibler and the sister of Ms. Lilla Kibler who died November 10, 1938, Mrs. William Kinard of Sumter, Mrs. Robert Bryant of Orangeburg, Robert Kibler of Washington DC and Lawson Kibler. She had a deceased brother Dr. J. M. Kibler. Newberry Observer 11/14/1938, p6

Kinard, Willie Perry was 12 years old and asked Santa Claus to bring an air rifle shot, fireworks, cap pistol, fruit, nuts and candy. “Don’t forget the other boys and girls.” Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p2B

King, Arnold of the 5th grade Silverstreet School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 2/1/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p8 and Newberry Observer 4/26/1938, p3

King, G. N. displayed six boll weevils which he had removed from his cotton. Newberry Observer 5/10/1938, p1

King, J. L. Mr. and Mrs. hosted a bingo party at their home on Main Street, details, Newberry Observer 10/18/1938, p8

King, J. L. was assistant County agent for the Newberry Cattle Club, Newberry Observer 8/23/1938, p1

King, Jean of Newberry BSA Troop 2 advanced to First Class Scout at the Court of Honor, Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p1

King, Jean of the 1st grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p6 and Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 4/29/1938, p5; King, Jean of the 2nd grade Jolly Street School was on the HONOR ROLL, Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p2A and Newberry Observer 12/16/1938, p1B

King, Johanna of Stanton MS was the daughter of Bottolf Hove who died February 28, 1938 and the niece of Mrs. Even Estrem of Dennison MN and Jens Hove of Cannon Falls MN. She was the sister of Ole Hove of Staples MN, Hans Hove of Leader MN, Christine Benson of Aberdeen SD, Martin Hove of Staples MN, Ingeborg Hove of Leader MN, Joseph Hove of Newberry SC, Ruby Deline of Leader MN, Olaf Hove of Staples MN. Newberry Observer 3/22/1938, p8

King, Lucy Mrs. of Whitmire was the grandmother of Everett Manual Freeman 10 years old who died October 21, 1938, Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p1

King, Lula Mrs. of the Oakland community was able to be up and about. Newberry Observer 11/18/1938, p3

King, Nelson Mrs. was recovering from sickness, Newberry Observer 2/25/1938, p2

Kingsmore, Annie Lee Ms. of the St. Paul community is confined with the measles. Newberry Observer 4/8/1938, p6

Kingsmore, Josie Mae, Patsy and Harry of the St. Paul community had the measles, Newberry Observer 4/22/1938, p2

Kingsmore, Luther Mr. and Mrs. announced the birth of a daughter Lena Frances Kingsmore for July 19, 1938. Newberry Observer 7/29/1938, p6

Kirby, Eugene COURT, assault and battery with intent to kill, pleaded guilty, six months suspended during good behavior, Newberry Observer 3/25/1938, p1

Kirby, Gladys Mrs. was the stepdaughter of James Palmer Davenport who died October 11, 1938. She was the half-sister of Jimmie and Johnnie Davenport of Newberry and the sister of Ms. Edna Davis of Newberry and Robert Davis of Walterboro. She was the daughter of Mrs. Minnie Davis. Newberry Observer 10/18/1938, p4

Kirkland, H. L. Mr. and Mrs. announced the birth of a son born February 19, 1938 at Newberry County Hospital. Newberry Observer 2/22/1938, p4

Kirkland, Molly of TROOP 2, Newberry Girl Scouts, attended Camp Cateechee at Pisgah National Forest, Newberry Observer 8/2/1938, p1

Kirkland, R. W. personal property levied on to be sold for payment of overdue taxes –household goods, Newberry Observer 6/21/1938, p5

Kirkland, Ranny Mrs. entertained her Book and Bridge Club, Newberry Observer 10/14/1938, p2

Kitchens, Blanche Mrs. won the red ribbon for her collection of marigolds at the Flower Show held at the Fairgrounds, Newberry Observer 10/25/1938, p3

Kitchens, Henry of Lockhart was the brother of R. A. Kitchens who died February 24, 1938 and Mrs. Sally Davis of Shelby NC. He was the uncle of Mrs. R. C. Reynolds of Greenville, Mrs. John Lee of Columbia, Mrs. W. I. Taylor of Atlanta, Mrs. J. W. Laxton of Union, James Kitchens of Pomaria, Martin Kitchens of Whitmire and J. T. Kitchens of Greenville. Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p3

Kitchens, J. T. of Greenville was the son of R. A. Kitchens who died February 24, 1938. He was the nephew of Henry Kitchens of Lockhart and Mrs. Sally Davis of Shelby NC. He was the brother of Mrs. John Lee of Columbia, Mrs. W. I. Taylor of Atlanta, Mrs. J. W. Laxton of Union, James Kitchens of Pomaria, Martin Kitchens of Whitmire and Mrs. R. C. Reynolds of Greenville. Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p3

Kitchens, James of Pomaria was the son of R. A. Kitchens who died February 24, 1938. He was the nephew of Henry Kitchens of Lockhart and Mrs. Sally Davis of Shelby NC. He was the brother of Mrs. John Lee of Columbia, Mrs. W. I. Taylor of Atlanta, Mrs. J. W. Laxton of Union, Mrs. R. C. Reynolds of Greenville, Martin Kitchens of Whitmire and J. T. Kitchens of Greenville. Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p3

Kitchens, Martin of Whitmire was the son of R. A. Kitchens who died February 24, 1938. He was the nephew of Henry Kitchens of Lockhart and Mrs. Sally Davis of Shelby NC. He was the brother of Mrs. John Lee of Columbia, Mrs. W. I. Taylor of Atlanta, Mrs. J. W. Laxton of Union, James Kitchens of Pomaria, Mrs. R. C. Reynolds of Greenville and J. T. Kitchens of Greenville. Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p3

Kitchens, R. A. 77 years old died February 24, 1938 at his home in Union County near Whitmire. Funeral services were held at Salem Baptist Church at Santuc. Surviving was his widow Mrs. Julia McNeice Kitchens and children: Mrs. R. C. Reynolds of Greenville, Mrs. John Lee of Columbia, Mrs. W. I. Taylor of Atlanta, Mrs. J. W. Laxton of Union, James Kitchens of Pomaria, Martin Kitchens of Whitmire and J. T. Kitchens of Greenville; also brother and sister: Henry Kitchens of Lockhart and Mrs. Sally Davis of Shelby NC. The names of the pallbearers were given in the paper. Newberry Observer 3/1/1938, p3

KIWANIS CLUB - on January 5 a monthly meeting will be held at the Newberry Hotel with Sen. M. E. Abrams giving the address on the affairs of the state and county. Newberry Observer 1/4/1938, p1; a report on the luncheon meeting, Newberry Observer 1/7/1938, p1; about ladies night at the Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Newberry Hotel, Newberry Observer 2/4/1938, p1; on February 4, 1938 ladies night was observed by the Kiwanis Club at the Newberry Hotel; 15 women were present. A musical program was given and Valentine favors were distributed, details, Newberry Observer 2/8/1938, p1; The luncheon meeting held in the private dining room of the Newberry Hotel Dr. H. G. Callison, a former Newberry County health officer gave an address on public health, details, Newberry Observer 3/18/1938, p1; a report on the meeting at the Newberry Hotel with Virgil B. Sease as the main speaker of the day. He told of the applications of photography to modern business. Newberry Observer 4/8/1938, p1; Buzz Purcell entertained the Kiwanis club meeting with a ventriloquist act using his Charlie McCarthy figure, Newberry Observer 4/22/1938, p1; C. E. Hendrix was guest speaker at the last meeting and discussed compulsory School attendance laws and benefits, Newberry Observer 5/20/1938, p1; Dutch MacLean was honored at the most recent meeting, details, Newberry Observer 6/3/1938, p1; Dr. R. W. Ball of the state Board of Health will address the next meeting, Newberry Observer 6/14/1938, p1; a business luncheon, details, Newberry Observer 7/8/1938, p1; a report on the club, Newberry Observer 7/19/1938, p7 and Newberry Observer 7/22/1938, p6; up-to-date news on occurrences within the club and a report on the meetings, Newberry Observer 8/5/1938, p3 and Newberry Observer 8/16/1938, p3; a report on the meeting, Newberry Observer 8/23/1938, p6; first meeting of the new year was held September 7 in the private dining room of the Newberry Hotel. The Boy Scouts of America was the subject of the program. Newberry Observer 9/13/1938, p5; the Newberry Kiwanis Club announced a BLOCKING TROPHY to be awarded to the 1938 football player judged to be the best for the season. Competition is open to the entire squad of Newberry College, Newberry Observer 9/23/1938, p1; a district conference will be held in Spartanburg; the program was given in the paper, Newberry Observer 10/21/1938, p2A; an inter-club meeting held at Greenwood on October 28 at the Oregon Hotel. Newberry Observer 10/28/1938, p3; the club goes on record as endorsing the Red Cross Roll Call; names of officers of the club for the ensuing year were given in the paper, Newberry Observer 11/8/1938, p1; the club plans a regular meeting to sponsor a community banquet in honor of the Newberry College football squad, Newberry Observer 12/9/1938, p1

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