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Name of Deceased: Lewis Daniel Adams
Newspaper: Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA,  March 13, 1974
Submitters Name: Bea. Adams King

Obit: ADAMS
Lewis (Dan) Adams of 1413 Porter St. died March 11, 1974.  He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Annie M. Adams;  two brothers, H.F. and James D. Adams of Richmond;  one sister, Mrs. Catherine Tunstall of Kilmarnock, Va.  His remains rest at the Joseph W. Bliley Chippenham Chapel, 6300 Hull Street Rd. where services will be held Thursday at 2 P.M.  Interment in Maury.


W. T. Anderson
Mr. W.T. Anderson, a popular young merchant of Richmond, died on Tuesday
[Alexandria Gazette 1/7/1875 Submitted by Erica Beatty]


Lt. Lucien J. Bibb
BIBB, Lt. Lucien J., of the U.S. Army, died at Bellona Arsenal, VA (pub Sep 12, 1831).

[SOURCE: , National Intelligencer as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No. 1, March 1967 -- Submitted by K Torp]


Col. Richard F. Bierns

VIRGINIA EDITOR DEAD - Col. Richard F. Bierns, for a long time sole owner and editor of The States, one of the leading afternoon papers in Richmond, Va and one of the leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for Governor in 1889 died Monday night at his home in Ashland, near Richmond, Va.  He was about 38 years old.
[Vernon Courier (Lamar County, AL), June 11, 1891]


Nancy Blankenship
Died, in this City, on the 4th instant, Mrs. NANCY BLANKENSHIP, eldest daughter of Mr. Daniel Totty, formerly of Chesterfield co.. Va.
(10 March 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)


James Bream
Died at his residence near Charleston, Kanawaha, Va.. on the 5th inst., in the 75th year of his age. JAMES BREAM, Esq., a native of England. After his removal to the United States, resided in Richmond, Va., and engaged in the mercantile business. He removed to Kanawha CO. in 1818. In June 1832 ordained an Elder in the Presbyterian church.
(20 January 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)


Elizabeth Carrington
Mrs. ELIZABETH JAQUELIN CARRINGTON terminated a long and useful life on the 15th day of the present month, having nearly completed her 77th year. One of the daughters of Mr. Jaquchi Ambler, a former treasurer of this Commonwealth, and the widow of Col. Edward Carrington.
(24 February 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



CARTER (slave)
January 18, 1859 --
Died last Wednesday, Virginia, a slave of Mr. James M. Carter, near White Oak Swamp in Henrico County. She was burned to death when fire in the hearth spread out.
Entry by Bernard John Henley



William H. Claiborne

In this City, on the 12th inst. WILLIAM HERBERT, infant son of Capt. Wm. and Mrs. Ellen CLAIBORNE.
(19 May 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)

James B. Coles
Died, in this City, on Wed., 22nd inst.. at the residence of his grandfather Thomas Coles, JAMES B., infant son of James B. COLES
(30 June 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)


Bovee Dodds Core
Bovee Dodds Core, formerly of Richmond, died Monday afternoon at Maysville, Ky., after a short illness of pneumonia, The funeral was held at Maysville, and interment was made in a cemetery there.

Mr. Core was a well-known young draftsman, and for some time wasin the employ of the late C. P. E. Burgwyn, of Richmond. Besides a widow, who was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gilmore, of Maysville, Mr. Core leaves two brothers : C. Waltahll Core and John T. Core, both of Richmond. He was a nephew of Mrs. Belle J. Walthall, also of Richmond. His parents were the late mr. and Mrs. Bovee Dodds Core. Mr. Core had been married little more than one year.

[Richmond Times Dispatch, March 19, 1915 - Transcribed by Therman Kellar]


CROSSED OVER THE RIVER -
Gen. Raleigh Colston died at Lee Camp Soldier's home, Richmond, Va. Wednesday morning, aged 71 years.  The deceased was professor at the Virginia Military Institute at the breaking out of the war, and from there entered the Confederate service and was in command of the department of Lynchburg when the war ended.  For some years after the war he was in the service of the khedive of Egypt, and made an expedition into the Soudan.  Until incapacitated for work he held a department position in Washington.
(Source: Hamilton Appeal - Marion County AL - August 7, 1896. Trasncribed and submitted by Veneta McKinney)



Elvira Cowles
Died, on Sabbath last, Mrs. ELVIRA COWLES, wife of Mr. James Cowles of this City.
(3 March 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



Frances Dabbs
Died, after a few hours illness, in Squaresville. Mrs. FRANCES Clarksville. wife of Mr. Josiah Dabbs.
(31 March 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



William R. Ellerson

Died, on the 6th inst., in this City, Wm. Roy, son of Dr. John and Laura ELLERSON, aged 4 yrs. and 4 mos.
(14 April 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)

Caroline Gwathmey
Died, in this City, on the 8th inst. CAROLINE HETH, daughter of H. B. and Frances F. GWATHMEY, aged about 4 years.
(14 April 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)

Chas Hanson
Chas. Hanson, a Norwegian resident of Henrico Co., shot himself last week.
(The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA, Thursday, March 26, 1874 Submitted by:  Bea. Adams King)


George Jones
George Jones, aged eighty-five years, died in Wythe County a few days ago. He boasted that he had voted seventy times in life and that every vote had been Democratic.
[The Evening Times - Washington, D. C. - November 29, 1898 - Transcribed as written by D. Donlon]


John Kelso
Died: on Dec 24, after an illness of some months, Mr John Kelso, prop of the Bell Tavern, Richmond.
[SOURCE: Daily National Intelligencer, JAN 3, 1821 - Submitted by K. Torp]


Mary A.C. Martin
Died, in this City, on Monday last, of Dysentery, MARY APHRA COLUMBIA, daughter of Edward F. and Frances Ann MARTIN, aged 5 years, 3 months and 15 days.
(19 May 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)


Mrs. F. J. Melvin
Mrs. F. J. Melvin had Lived in Richmond, Va., Several Years
The October 5 issue of the Times - Herald of Newport News, Va., gives an account of the death of Mrs. Frank J. Melvin, which will be of interest to older residents of this community who remember her as Birdie Sarent. The paper was brought back to garnett by Mrs. W. B. Day, another former resident of this city now living at Newport News, who is visiting here. The account is given here in part:
"Mrs. Elizabeth May Melvin, 72, widow of Frank J. Melvin, died yesterday morning October 4, in a Richmond Hospital after an illness of five weeks.
"Mrs. Melvin was a former resident of this city but for some time had been making her home at 2004 Colgate Ave., Richmond.
"Mrs. Melvin was born August 21, 1877 in Garnett, Kans. She is survived by a brother, John S. Sargent, and a nephew, John F. Sargent, both of this city.
"Last rites will be held at 9 tomorrow morning in St. Vincent's church, with burial in Peninsula Memorial Park.
(The Garnett Review, Thursday, October 20, 1949. Submitted by Peggy Thompson)



Elizabeth Moncure

Died in this City, on the 30th ult., Mrs. ELIZABETH MONCURE, relict of late Wm. Moncure.
(7 April 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)

Departed this life, in this City, on the 30th of March last, Mrs. ELIZABETH MONCURE, aged 64. She was the youngest daughter of the late Judge James Henry and his wife Sarah Henry. She was born at Seaside, in Accomae county, Va., on the 24th of December 1778. She was married to the late Wm. Moncure at Fleet's Bay, Northumberland county, Va., on the 26th of December 1798. Her parents were Presbyterians. Her father was from Scotland. Mrs. Moncure became connected with the 1st Presbyterian church of this city. She outlived her husband and all her children, except two sons, both resident in this city. Her mortal remains were deposited with those of her husband and deceased children at Winsor Forest, Stafford co., Va.
(14 April 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



Ann T. Morion

Died, in this City, on the 11 th inst.. ANN THOMPSON, daughter of A. Waller and Jean MORION, aged 2 years and 9 months.
(19 May 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



Arthur Mosely

Capt. Arthur Mosely, of Henrico county, killed by being thrown from his horse.
[Oct 13, 1736, Virginia Gazette]


Catherine Nott
In Richmond on the afternoon of the 22nd instant Miss Catherine Nott daughter of the late Robert Nott esq.
[11/26/1875 Alexandria Gazette Submitted by Erica Beatty]


Margaret Smith Payne
Died, in this city, on Sat. the 12th inst., Miss MARGARET SMITH, daughter of Robert A. PAYNE. (17 February 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)


J. Walter Phillips
J. Walter Phillips, who had been respited twelve times, was hung Friday at Richmond, Va., for the murder of his wife in February, 1868.  He confessed his guilt.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, July 28, 1870 - Transcribed by Kathy McDaniel]


Robert F. Stubbs
Died in this city, the 21st inst.. Robert Francis, only son of Albert G. and Elizabeth STUBBS, aged 6 months. (N.S. v. 2, no. 26, 29 June 1848. p. 103.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]



Charles H. Taylor
Died, the 29th inst.. Charles H. TAYLOR, aged 13 months, son of Jas. M. TAYLOR of this city. (N.S. v. 2. no. 22. 1 June 1848. p. 88.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]



Jacintha Totty
Died in this city, 29 June 1848, Mrs. Jacintha TOTTY, consort of Mr. Benjamin W. TOTTY, aged 43 years. Children survive (N.S. v. 2, no. 32, 10 August 1848, p. 128.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]



Ann S. Tyack
Died in this city, 29 June, Mrs. Ann S. TYACK, consort of Mr. Samuel TYACK, and only daughter of Mrs. Sarah T. WILKINS. in her 42nd year. (N.S. v. 2, no. 28, 13 July 1848. p. 111.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]



Sallie Foote Waller
Mrs. Sallie Foote Waller, widow of Charles I. Waller, of Mobile, Ala, died here yesterdayafternoon. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:30 o'clock this afternoon rom the residence of W. W. Archer, 508 East Franklin Street.. Interment will be at Mobile, Ala.

During her youthMrs. Waller was recognized as one of the belles of Richmond. As the guest of her aunt, Mrs. James Alfred Jones, she frequently visited here and formed many lasting friends. After the deathof her husband, Mrs. Weller moved to Washington, where she lived for several years.

Last October Mrs. Waller returned to Richmond, hoping to regain her health, but she did not improve. She bore her illness with patience and good cheer. Her niece and adopted daughter, Mrs. Stephen Smith of Birmingham, Ala. and her cousin, Mrs. Gardiner Tyler, of Sherwood Forest were with her throughput her last illness.
[Richmond Times Dispatch, March 19, 1915 - Transcribed by Therman Kellar]


Mollie Walls
Remains Sent Home - The remains of Miss Mollie WALLS, who died suddenly of typhoid fever at Mr. F. P. NEWSOM's on Thursday, were sent home to Richmond, on their way to the lamented and above deceased in Charles City, County. The sudden death of a lady so young and amiable has cast shadow of gloom over the hearts of all who knew her.
[The Daily Index, Saturday, Aug. 31, 1872 - submitted by: Candi Horton]


Geraldine Watson
Died on the 8th inst.. GERALDINE. elder daughter of William F. WATSON, (of this City), aged 4 years.
(20 January 1842 - "Watchman of the South" - Submitted by B. Ziegenmeyer)



Wilbur F. Wheeler
Died, 24 Sept., Henrico Co., Wilbur Fisk, son of Thos. and Hester B. WHEELER, late of the Baltimore Conference, in his 5th year. (N.S. v. 2. no. 43. 26 October 1848. p. 171.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]


Ann H. Wilkins
Died, the 5th inst., Mrs. Ann H. WILKINS, relict of the late Robert WILKINS of Charles City Co.. but for the last twenty years a resident of this city. (V.I. no. 32. 14 October 1836. p. 128.)
[Source: Abstract Obituary Notices from the Virginia Conference Sentinel and Richmond Advocate, pub in "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy" by The Virginia Genealogical Society Volume 23 February 1985 Number 1. -- Sub. by K.T.]


John Wren Williams
Mr. John Wren Williams, of Richmond, a well-known traveling salesman, died in that city Monday of paralysis, aged thirty-two years.
[The Evening Times – Washington, D. C. – November 30, 1898 – Transcribed as written by D. Donlon]


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